Actor Sabyasachi Mishra, who helped many migrant labourers reach home during the lockdown, has also been providing livelihood support to the needy.
The low pressure across the Bay of Bengal has caused extreme rainfall in several districts of Odisha. The state on Monday has received heavy rainfall. In fact, the rainfa
The state government on Monday ordered an inquiry into the fire mishap at Sadguru Covid Hospital in Cuttack. Fire directorate sources said the private hospital did not po
At least 127 Covid-infected patients were evacuated from Sadguru Covid hospital in Jagatpur area of Cuttack following a fire mishap on Monday.
The state on Sunday recorded the highest single-day spike of 4,330 Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of infected persons in Odisha to 1,79, 880. The toll reached 70
In a big relief for students aspiring to seek admission into different postgraduate courses in Khallikote University here this year, the authorities have decided to lower
The commissionerate police has launched investigation into an alleged online hate message against goddess Durga and detained a youth in this connection on Sunday. The acc
Two minor brothers aged 15 and 17 were arrested on Sunday for reportedly killing their 50-year-old father on Saturday night in Keonjhar.
National Award-winning actress Prakruti Mishra is not happy with the #JusticeForSSR campaign. Without taking any names, she pointed out that its being used by too many pe
The meteorological department on Sunday flashed flood warnings to several districts of Odisha. A low pressure formed over the north-east of the Bay of Bengal will likely
Ollywood actress Varsha Priyadarshini, who is in the middle of a bitter legal battle with actor-husband Anubhav Mohanty, has come forward to help a tribal girl who happen
The marital discord between the actor couple Anubhav Mohanty and Varsha Priyadarshini has reached the Supreme Court.
Staying at home during the lockdown has prompted gardening enthusiasts to devote more time to grow vegetables. It not only ensured fresh food on the table, it led to the
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which has been probing chit fund scam by 44 companies in the state since 2014, on Friday raided the houses of senior BJD leader
After a proper inspection in Cuttack, Sudhanshu Sarangi, Police Commissioner has informed the during the 2020 Durga Puja celebration, the height of idols would not exceed
Airfield Police here on Thursday apprehended two minor boys for allegedly killing their mother in their flat in Sundarpada on Wednesday night. The deceased was 40.
Odia celebrities wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi a long and healthy life on his 70th birthday today.
Actor Akash Dasnayak celebrated his birthday today by interacting online with fans and the inmates of an orphanage and an old-age home. The actor, who is also a politicia
Legislators, as well as assembly staff, will wear face shields and masks in the house to protect themselves from Covid-19 during the monsoon session, which will start fro
A fresh low pressure area is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday and might trigger widespread rainfall in the state for three days, the latest forecast from t
Nearly a month after rationalizing 905 posts of the special operation group (SOG) in favour of police stations, the state police have now planned to transfer several post
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with a fresh standard operating procedure (SOP) to expedite shifting of critical Covid-19 patients in home isolati
After losing their mother in Covid-19 within three days of their birth, 10-day old twins from Jharsuguda district had to struggle for more than 15 hours to finally get ad
Actor Chandan Kar celebrated his birthday today with a lot of humanitarian activities. He provided study materials to needy students, organised a plantation programme, he
Odisha fire services directorate is all set to roll out four new types of online services in compliance with the governments 5-T initiative.
In the highest single-day spike so far in Odisha, 4,270 more people tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday raising the total virus case load in state to 1,62,920. Elev
The state government on Tuesday asked the district administrations to avoid referring patients to Cuttack and Bhubaneswar where the intensive care units (ICUs) are almost
A Central team of 6 members, led by Praveen Vasishta, Home Ministry LWEs Joint Secretary, has arrived Odisha on a 2-day visit to assess the damages caused by the flood. T
Cycling has become the new buzzword for people in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. It started during the nationwide lockdown when there were restrictions on ve
Home guards, who have been serving as an auxiliary force in Odisha police for decades, could see a their numbers dwindle after the state government decided to stop their
The state government on Monday made it mandatory for private hospitals in five citiesBhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Rourkela and Sambalpurto reserve 50% of their genera
Veteran Odia actor and theatre personality Ajit Das was cremated following a guard of honour at Satyanagar graveyard on Monday.
Members of six farmer organisations under the aegis of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee on Monday staged protest in Bhubaneswar against three farm sector
Normalcy in the functioning of police stations here is likely to return in the first week of October, said commissioner of police Sudhanshu Sarangi as the Covid positive
The growing usage of internet has lead to online scams. People who spend most of their time on internet can become a target of online scams. Online scams cost victims tho
Bollywood cinematographer Piyush Puty recently recovered from Covid-19 after undergoing a 14-day quarantine and having medication.
Renowned Jatra actor Mahendra Das, who was popular as Bhiku Seth, a character he had played in a play, passed away following a heart attack at his residence in Cuttack to
National Award-winning Odia filmmaker Susant Mishras Hindi film, Josef - Born in Grace, won the Best Set Design award at the Madrid International Film Festival 2020.
The East Coast Railway (ECoR) is all set to start more new inter-state trains from the 12th of September. The various special trains started by ECoR includes Visakhapatna
Even as a number of states ruled by opposition parties have rejected the Centres proposal on GST compensation, the BJD government on Friday opted for the first one of the
Actor Partha Sarathi Ray, who is known for his serious approach to acting, is playing the lead along with Archita Sahu for the first time in the film, Durgati Nashini.
With schools closed and reliable internet being out of reach for large segments of the population, it is feared that many children may have been cut off from education or
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched the GARIMA scheme that aims to ensure safety and dignity of the core sanitation workers in the state, who deal with faeca
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a special package of Rs 300 crore to support the livelihood of around four lakh farmers, fishermen, weavers, arti
Odisha's Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti Minister Tukuni Sahu on Friday said that she has tested positive for Covid-19.
Samavesh is the Annual Business Conclave of Xavier School of Human Settlements (XAHS), Xavier University Bhubaneswar. The event witnesses leaders from the industry enligh
Fifty-four frontline workers have so far succumbed to Covid-19 in the state, an official source said on a day the toll went up to 580 with the death of 11 more patients.