Odisha governor Ganeshi Lals wife Sushila Devi died on Sunday night. She was 74.
Odisha has 8,96,838 unemployed youths, who have registered themselves with different employment exchange offices in the state, until Octobe
The deaths of two persons allegedly in police custody and the state governments decision to close thousands of schools were the two subject
Amid allegations by relatives of K Ramesh, who allegedly died in police custody in Puri district, that they were not allowed to attend the
The states Covid-19 death toll touched 1,625 on Saturday with 17 more persons succumbing to the virus in the past 24 hours.
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has sought cooperation of his Jharkhand counterpart Hemant Soren for early completion of the Ichha dam over K
Communiqu, the annual media conclave of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, is scheduled to be held on 22nd November 2020. IlluminatiX the Media and PR Cell of
Union health and family welfare minister Harsh Vardhan while replying to a letter of Koraput MP Saptagiri Sankar Ulaka has stated that deta
The district consumer disputes and redressal forum has pulled up the Jeypore branch of a bank for failing to close an education loan accoun
Olive Ridley sea turtles have started mating on the sea surface off the coast of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, the worlds largest rookery in
Sabyasachi Mishra has added another feather to his cap. He has dubbed for the protagonist in the Odia version of an animation film based on
Five persons were injured after an explosion in a boiler of the Bhushan Power and Steel Limited (BPSL) at Thelkuli under Thelkuli police st
Enraged over a lingering land dispute, one Rajib Kisan (30), of Gumkarma village in Sambalpur district set the tehsil office of Rengali on
The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has asked the state government to pay Rs 2 lakh compensation to a man, who was illegally detained
Union petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday inaugurated the Oil India Limiteds (OIL)s seismic survey in the Mahan
Finance minister Niranjan Pujari on Friday presented the supplementary budget worth Rs 11,200 crore for the current 2020-21 financial year
The Phase-3 human trial of the much-awaited Covid-19 vaccine 'Covaxin started at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here on
Due to the current pandemic situation of Covid-19, the Jagatsinghpur administration has decided that the Baliyatra would not be organized this year. As in the Baliyatra,
Amid massive public outrage and uproar by opposition in the assembly over Thursdays custodial deaths in Puri and Sundargarh districts, the
Odishas cumulative debt stock by September-end is estimated at Rs 97,823 crore, which is 16.4 per cent of the gross state domestic product (GSDP).
The twin custodial deaths in Puri and Sundargarh districts on Thursday generated political heat in the state with opposition BJP and Congre
Odisha finance minister Niranjan Pujari on Friday presented the supplementary budget worth Rs 11,200 crore for the current 2020-21 financia
Chief secretary Asit Tripathy on Friday reviewed the progress of the cancer hospital at Bargarh. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik had announced for establishment of this hos
The Odisha human rights commission (OHRC) has asked the state government to pay Rs 2 lakh compensation to a man, who was illegally detained
The state government is planning to introduce 10 bills, including three bills to replace ordinances, in the winter session of the assembly starting Friday.
Six state-run universities are set to get new vice-chancellors (VC)s soon. The selection committees have sent three names for each universi
The deaths of two accused men in police custody in Puri and Sundargarh districts triggered mob fury at both places on Thursday.
According to the sources, a winter session of 40 days long is ready to begin from 20 November 2020 with the proper adherence to covid-19 rules and regulations in Assembly
Bhoomika Dash and Jyoti Ranjan Nayak are shooting in the scenic Rayagada district of Odisha for their upcoming suspense thriller Aau Gote L
The Odisha government on Thursday renewed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Prasanti Medical Services and Research Foundation
The state government has asked the police and regional transport officers (RTOs) to intensify enforcement, involving suspension of driving
Seven persons were on Wednesday arrested in connection with the murder of six members of a family at Saharapada under the Patnagarh police
With children not having attended a single day of class in school in the current academic session owing to the educational institutions bei
Orissa High Court is all set to announce some valuable decision on witnessing the darshan of Nagarjuna Besha in Puri. The devotees are waiting for some good news in their
A short film based on the Covid-19 pandemic made by an art teacher, Gajendra Kumar Padhi, has won three international awards recently and h
Mahurat of the upcoming film, Tu Mo Kamzori, was held at a city temple recently.
A 34-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of poisoning his wife to death in Odisha's Kendrapara district, police said.
The mahurat of Odia film Kahibini Tate I Love You was held in a hotel in Cuttack where the cast and crew of the movie were present.
The shooting of Siddhant Mohapatra-starrer Sabu Ye Love Pain, which also stars dance sensation Harihar Dash, has started
The Kandhamal district administration hopes more tourists, basically foreigners, will visit Daringbadi this year as the states tourism depa
BJP leader Lekhashree Samantsinghar stirred a controversy after reportedly claiming that the partys national spokesperson Sambit Patra made
Two weeks after byelections were held in the Tirtol and Balasore assembly seats, the two places are yet to see a spike in Covid cases. This
The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri on Tuesday said it needs at least a month to finalize operational guidelines for r
For eight months, senior officers of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), the nodal agency for Covid management in the city, have t
As a large number of parents wait for the Orissa high courts decision on a fee waiver, city schools have sent a notice urging guardians to
The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested the driver of a private university and seized leopard skin from him. T
Having retained Bihar (as part of the NDA) and emerged stronger in the process, the BJP is hoping to form the government in Odisha and this
The Odisha government said that they are not yet decided on a date for reopening of the temples. The authorities are putting in their efforts to make sure that the temple
Theatre personalities held a silent protest in front of Rabindra Mandap on Sunday demanding reopening of auditoriums that will allow them t
Actor-turned-politician Akash Dasnayak recently interacted online with children in a Damana-based ashram.
: A group of 20-odd tribal women in Malkangiri district have taken it upon themselves to inculcate a reading habit among youngsters, who th
The state government and Centre will spend Rs 12.51 crore to train and provide marketing facilities to around 3,000 women craftspersons in
Police on Monday arrested a 28-year-old youth from Berhampur for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl from Aska in Ganjam district on the p
The state government on Monday transferred the district collector of Malkangiri, Manish Agarwal, a day after police registered a case of mu
Forty per cent of the residents of the capital city have been tested for Covid-19. The total number of tests in the city is inching close t
To boost tourism in the state, the state government on Monday decided to promote homestay facilities for tourists at various nature trails
As per an official, the State Government has decided to take necessary steps to promote homestay facilities at eco-tourism spots and natural trails in Odisha to attract m
A slip of a girl studying in Class 6 on Monday summoned the courage to stand up for her rights and the strength to trek 10km to the DM's of
The state government has decided to bring 15 teacher education institutes (training colleges) in the state offering BEd and MEd courses und
In a major relief to the state as well as its citizens, Odisha logged a sharp decline in Covid-19 cases with 753 fresh cases being reported
The BJP has given its leaders from Odisha visible importance within its organisational structure. In a sign of the central leaderships cont
Daringbadi was the coldest station as of the temperature recorded on Sunday. The temperature has fallen to 12.5 degrees in Daringbadi, and as per the forecast, most parts
Acting on a court directive, police have registered a case of murder against Malkangiri district collector Manish Agarwal for the death of
The state government has come up with a new prison manual after revising a 78-year-old one to ensure better management of jail administrati
Even as the state government is not showing any laxity in the enforcement of Covid norms anticipating a possible second wave of infection a
Taking serious note of the alleged torture of an accused in police custody by a woman inspector during lockdown in March, the Odisha Human
The Centre on Friday sanctioned an additional central assistance of Rs 128.23 crore for Odisha towards the losses caused owing to Cyclone A
Months after Bande Utkala Janani was accorded state song status, the government on Friday approved a proposal to include it in the syllabus
In an effort to stop female foeticide and improve child sex ratio in Ganjam, the district administration has announced a cash reward of Rs
Despite the Covid-19 situation, Silk city wore a festive look on the eve of Diwali on Friday.
The pandemic has deprived kids of the fun during Childrens Day with schools still being shut.
The school and mass education department plans to strengthen online education for 214 model schools and 101 Utkarsh schools in the state. F
Further tightening their operation against illegal ganja trade in the district, Koraput police arrested two police personnel and four other
The Ganjam district administration has decided to set up grievance redressal system at the block level to address the complaints of the farmers during the paddy procureme
The Gangadhar Meher University (GMU) in the city has set up a career counselling-cum-placement cell besides an internal quality assessment
Taking strong note of alleged custodial torture of an accused by a woman inspector during lockdown in March, the Odisha human rights commission (OHRC) has recommended the
The Odiasha government has come up with a new prison manual by revising a 78-year-old manual to ensure better management of jail administration and inmates. The old manua
Jewellers are optimistic about the revival of business on Dhanteras following a slump for the last several months.
SAI International School and DPS R K Puram, Delhi, have been jointly ranked the No 1 school in India in the day-cum-boarding school categor
The state cabinet on Thursday approved the promulgation of the second Odisha Agricultural Produce and Livestock Marketing (promotion and fa
The single-day new infection count dropped below 1,000 for the second time on Thursday with 986 cases being reported in 24 hours. This has
In what may leave the state police embarrassed, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has come down heavily on an inspector for his all