3-year-old girl strangulated to death by stepmother in Odisha

Bhawanipatna, Aug. 25 -- In a spine-chilling incident, a woman allegedly strangulated her three-year-old stepdaughter to death at Lakhapadar village under Narla police limits in Kalahandi district las... Read More

Odisha sand artist pays tribute to Arun Jaitely

Puri, Aug. 25 -- International sand artist Manas Sahoo has paid a heartfelt condolence to former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely, who breathed his last undergoing treatment at AIIMS New Delhi, thr... Read More

Notorious criminal nabbed after encounter in Odisha

Puri, Aug. 25 -- Odisha police nabbed a notorious criminal following an encounter late on Saturday night here in the district. The accused was identified as Deebana Behera, a resident of Gokha Sahi. ... Read More

Odisha youth blackmails class-X girl with obscene pics, arrested

Jagatsinghpur, Aug. 25 -- A youth has been arrested from Bhadrak for allegedly blackmailing a class-X girl of Jagatsinghpur district with her obscene photos. The arrested has been identified as Laxmi... Read More

Weather Alert! Thunderstorm, lightning in 14 Odisha districts today

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 25 -- Moderate thunderstorm and lightning likely to lash as many as 14 districts of Odisha today. As per the latest bulletin issued by the regional Meteorological Centre here, thund... Read More

Elephant menace: Elderly man crushed to death, couple critically-injured in Odisha

Sundargarh, Aug. 25 -- Panic gripped residents of several villages under Sundargarh Sadar Forest Range after an elderly person was killed while a couple suffered grievous injuries in elephant attack a... Read More

Odisha: Man unpacks parcel, finds snake inside

Baripada, Aug. 25 -- In a shocking incident, a person found a poisonous snake inside a courier parcel while unpacking it at his residence in Rairangpur urban area of Mayurbhanj district. The locals w... Read More

Odisha: 'Lagna' for Nuakhai festival finalised

Sambalpur, Aug. 25 -- With a few days left for Nuakhai festival, 'Lagna' (propitious moment) for offering Navanna (new rice) to Goddess Samaleswari on the auspicious day has been finalised. The Navan... Read More

Two meet watery grave, 3 girls rescued from river in Odisha

Berhampur, Aug. 25 -- Two persons, including a girl drowned while three others were rescued alive in separate incidents in Ganjam district today. As per reports, a minor girl went missing while three... Read More

Geo-tube sea wall catches fire in Odisha

Kendrapara, Aug. 25 -- A geo-tube sea wall installed to combat sea erosion caught fire at Pentha beach under Rajnagar police limits in Odisha's Kendrapara district today. The locals, who were roaming... Read More