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Odisha: Euphoria missing as Puri gears up for Debasnan Purnima without devotees

Though festivity rent the air on the eve of Debasnan Purnima, the euphoria was missing in Puri as the government geared up to

The Times of India 24 Jun 2021 5:51 pm

Odisha: Lord Jagannath's bathing rituals held in Puri amid Covid restrictions,

The annual bathing rituals of the trinity of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath were held here on Thursday

The Times of India 24 Jun 2021 4:43 pm

Tug of war over unique handloom sari with 'Maa' written on it in 13 Indian

Odisha known for its intricate weaves and traditional handloom saris that are quite unique for their technique of weaving,

The Times of India 23 Jun 2021 5:30 pm

Odisha: NIT Rourkela student makes device that can stop oxygen wastage

A fourth-year integrated MSc physics student of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, has invented a device 'Oxyserve'

The Times of India 23 Jun 2021 5:03 pm

Panchayat election likely to be delayed: Odisha poll panel

The state election commission (SEC) on Tuesday said panchayat polls in Odisha could be delayed because of non-finalization of

The Times of India 23 Jun 2021 4:37 pm

Wages of convicts hiked marginally in Odisha

Daily wages of the convicts in jails have been marginally hiked with the state government revising the per-day incentive of

The Times of India 23 Jun 2021 4:34 pm

Odisha: 35 police platoons, 15 CCTV cameras to keep devotees at bay on Snan

The Puri police on Tuesday finalised the security arrangements for Thursday's Debasnan Purnima. The police have divided Puri

The Times of India 23 Jun 2021 3:46 pm

Odisha: 28% of target population has got one dose of vaccine so far

The state on Tuesday administered another 2.92 lakh doses of Covid vaccine, raising the total jabs administered so far to 1.

The Times of India 23 Jun 2021 3:22 pm

Puri king may not perform Chhera Pahanra this Debasnan Purnima

Puri king Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb (67), who had abstained from performing his hereditary Chhera Pahanra service (sweeping of

The Times of India 23 Jun 2021 1:50 am

Odisha: 35 platoons force, 15 CCTV cameras for smooth conduct of Debasnan

The Puri police on Tuesday finalised the security arrangements for Thursdays Debasnan Purnima in Jagannath temple. The police

The Times of India 23 Jun 2021 1:50 am

Odisha: Infant sold by mother for money in Kendrapada district rescued

A 10-month-old baby girl was rescued on Monday and lodged at a government-run Child Care Institute (CRI) at Kora village in

The Times of India 22 Jun 2021 4:17 pm

BJP protests over Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's and not PM's posters outside

BJP workers on Monday staged protests at vaccination centres In different parts of the state over the display of chief

The Times of India 22 Jun 2021 4:05 pm

Mayurbhanj man says got two doses in 5 minutes, Odisha government says claim

The state government on Monday denied the administration of two doses of Covid-19 vaccine, Covishield, to a 51-year-old man

The Times of India 22 Jun 2021 3:40 pm

Odisha positivity falls below 5% after two months

The state's test positivity rate (TPR) on Monday dropped below 5% for the first time in more than two months since April 10.

The Times of India 22 Jun 2021 3:29 pm

Odisha: Rath Yatra days away, second dose for Puri Jagannath Temple servitors

In view of the Rath Yatra on July 12, the state government has started administering the second dose of Covishield to the

The Times of India 22 Jun 2021 9:00 am

Odisha: Age, Covid no bar for 90-year-old chariot maker in Puri

With a vast experience of more than 70 years, Maharana is no less than an asset for the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration

The Times of India 22 Jun 2021 1:43 am

Odisha government orders premature release of 16 murder convicts

The state government on Monday issued an order for the premature release of 16 convicts, who had been serving life

The Times of India 22 Jun 2021 1:31 am

Odisha: Man given two doses of Covid vaccine in 30 minutes

A 51-year-old man in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district was administrated two doses of Covid-19 vaccine within only 30 minutes,

The Times of India 21 Jun 2021 5:50 pm

Odisha: Covid throws Dokra craftspeople out of jobs in Kendrapada dist

Around 15,000 tribal families engaged in craftwork are staring at a bleak future with no takers for their exquisite dokra

The Times of India 21 Jun 2021 5:01 pm

Over 60 crore to be spent on Odia University, work to start soon

The construction of the proposed Odia University at Satyabadi in Puri is expected to start soon as the Odisha Bridge and

The Times of India 21 Jun 2021 4:10 pm

Odisha: 14 detained for killing man in witch-hunt

Police on Sunday detained at least 14 people for allegedly murdering a 50-year-old man on suspicion of witchcraft at

The Times of India 21 Jun 2021 3:56 pm

Class XII pass percentage likely to go up this year

Allaying fear of students and parents, the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Sunday clarified that all students

The Times of India 21 Jun 2021 3:51 pm

Naveen Patnaik announces Ashirbad scheme for children orphaned by Covid-19

The new social welfare scheme announced on Fathers Day promises to help three categories of children-- those who have lost

The Times of India 20 Jun 2021 11:42 pm

Odia singer Tapu Mishra succumbs to post-Covid complications

The deadly second wave of covid-19 has taken away another celebrity of Odia film industry. Popular playback singer Tapu

The Times of India 20 Jun 2021 3:07 pm

Bhubaneswar 4th among top 10 liveable capital cities in India

The state capital has emerged as the fourth ranked city among the top 10 liveable capital cities in India in the Ease of

The Times of India 20 Jun 2021 1:15 pm

Two lakh Covid warriors in Odisha yet to get vax shots: Govt

Close to two lakh healthcare and frontline workers - the top two priority groups for vaccination - had registered for Covid

The Times of India 20 Jun 2021 9:50 am

Lockdown brought people closer, improved father-child bonding

The pandemic-induced lockdown and work from home has turned out to be a boon for families as parents, especially fathers, got

The Times of India 20 Jun 2021 9:50 am

Odisha: Three arrested for stealing mobile phones from patients

Three persons, including two security guards of the SLN Medical College and Hospital, were arrested for stealing cellphones

The Times of India 20 Jun 2021 9:50 am

Odisha: BJP demands white paper on Covid-19 deaths

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 5:50 pm

Odisha Medical Services Association seeks fulfilment of demands

Members of the Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) has requested chief minister Naveen Patnaik to fulfil their demands

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 5:15 pm

STF in Mumbai to probe fake drugs case

A team of investigators from the special task force (STF) of the state Crime Branch left for Mumbai on Friday to investigate

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 4:32 pm

Odisha: Prawn farms razed in Bhitarkanika

Officials on Friday launched a massive demolition drive against illegal prawn farms at Bhitarkanika National Park in the

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 4:28 pm

After steady fall, Covid cases see marginal rise in Odisha

Covid infection in the state has been showing marginal increase in the past four days after 3,806 more tested positive on

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 4:23 pm

Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas in Olympics hockey team

Hockey players Birendra Lakra (top) and Amit Rohidas have been picked for the 16-member Indian mens team for Tokyo Olympics.

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 4:18 pm

Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan urges Odisha government not to

Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday appealed to the state government to protect an iconic warrior horse

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 4:03 pm

Odisha: Lockdown likely to hit GST collection in June

The state GST (SGST) collection is likely to be affected in June as retail, tourism and hospitality industries have been

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 3:54 pm

Class X result to form basis of Plus II theory marks

After multiple rounds of deliberations by a 14-member expert committee, the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) in

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021 3:50 pm

Odisha: Nayagarh girl was raped before her murder

A day after arresting a 22-year-old youth on charges of killing a 6-year-old girl at a village in Nayagarh district, the

The Times of India 18 Jun 2021 5:22 pm

Government asks fully vaccinated staff to join office

State government employees, who have been fully vaccinated, will now have to attend office even as various administrative

The Times of India 18 Jun 2021 5:16 pm

Backlog in test data update on central site

At least two lakh Covid test results are yet to be uploaded on the ICMR portal. Though the exercise has no direct impact on

The Times of India 18 Jun 2021 4:51 pm

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaiks Rs 1690 crore relief package for Covid-hit poor

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced a Covid-19 package worth Rs 1,690 crore that would benefit the landless

The Times of India 18 Jun 2021 4:42 pm

Cops develop apps to create database on criminals

The commissionerate police has developed two web-based applications Kundli and Sandhan to create a database of criminals

The Times of India 18 Jun 2021 4:31 pm

In absence of exam, panel stuck on Class XII marking

Despite holding several meetings, the 14-member expert committee formed to decide the alternative assessment of higher

The Times of India 18 Jun 2021 4:06 pm

Odisha: AAI team in Puri to study international airport plan viability

The proposed Sri Jagannath International Airport in Puri may soon become a reality with a team of officials from the Airports

The Times of India 18 Jun 2021 3:57 pm

Odisha: 19-year-old man stabbed to death in Berhampur

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death and two injured when they were attacked at Uttaramukhi Street under Bada Bazar police

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 3:40 pm

Odisha: Peacock population grows to 2000 in Pakidi

Every monsoon, peacocks can be seen dancing on the Pakidi hills and roaming freely in the nearby areas due to the protection

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 3:30 pm

SI recruitment task back with Odisha Police after 27 years

All eyes are now on the Odisha Police, which is set to conduct the recruitment of sub inspectors (SIs) after 27 years. The

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 3:18 pm

Odisha BJP hopes for bigger share in Narendra Modi cabinet amid rejig buzz

With the buzz of a possible Cabinet expansion at the Centre by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, many names from Odisha are doing

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 2:55 pm

Four more black fungus cases, Odisha to verify death reports

Odisha on Wednesday reported four new black fungus (mucormycosis) cases, taking the total to 87. AIIMS Bhubaneswar accounts

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 2:38 pm

Two panels to oversee silver-plating of Puri Jagannath Temple doors

The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri on Wednesday constituted two committees, one comprising structural

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 2:26 pm

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik praises Raghurajpur artisans, disburses Rs 10,000 each

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik was all praise for the artisans of the Raghurajpur heritage crafts village in Puri district on

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 2:15 pm

Odisha: Robust health infrastructure our top priority, investing Rs 8,500 crore

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said the state government is investing more than Rs 8,500 crore on strengthening

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 2:05 pm

State to be under partial lockdown until July 1: Odisha government

The state government on Wednesday announced that it would continue with the partial lockdown for two more weeks from Thursday

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021 1:51 pm

Odia diaspora celebrates Raja festival online

The Odia Society UAE celebrated global Raja Parba-2021 through a virtual platform on Sunday

The Times of India 16 Jun 2021 11:22 pm

Odisha: Chariot work for Puri Rath Yatra likely to be over before time

Construction of the chariots for July 12 Rath Yatra is likely to be completed ahead of schedule. While the chariots used to

The Times of India 16 Jun 2021 5:50 pm

Odisha: Uncertainty looms over panchayat elections

After delay in conduct of urban local body (ULB) elections for years, uncertainty looms over the three-tier panchayat

The Times of India 16 Jun 2021 5:15 pm

Rising fuel prices in Odisha pinches pockets

With petrol costing Rs 99.99 per litre in several places across Odisha and diesel close to the three-digit mark on Tuesday,

The Times of India 16 Jun 2021 4:50 pm

Odisha government to decide on easing restrictions, lifting lockdown today

The state government will decide on the extent of unlocking after a meeting of a core group of senior officers on Wednesday.

The Times of India 16 Jun 2021 4:31 pm

Odisha: Gun-toting Balangir youth keen to see lover takes 3 of family hostage

In a scene straight out of a Bollywood potboiler, a lovelorn youth carrying a country-made pistol took a family of three

The Times of India 16 Jun 2021 1:17 pm

Armed youth holds lover's family members hostage, nabbed after 6-hour operation

It took the police six hours to end a hostage situation and arrest a love-lorn armed youth, who was holed up in a house in

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021 9:35 pm

Odisha: After resisting vax, 45% Dongria Kondhs take the jab

The Rayagada district administration has vaccinated 1,050 eligible particularly vulnerable tribal group (PVTGs) of Dongria

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021 4:49 pm

Guava trees to be raised on 500 acres in Sukinda

The district administration is set to start guava farming on 500 acres of land in a village under the mineral-rich Sukinda

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021 4:39 pm

Odisha: 12 held for killing father-son duo in witch-hunt

Police on Monday arrested 12 people for their alleged role in the murder of the father and son at Muthaguda under Gajapati

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021 4:32 pm

Students happy as US says Covid -ve report enough to enter country

Students are happy with the USs decision that those headed to America for studies wont require proof of Covid vaccination to

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021 4:28 pm

Chaos at drive-in sites, some return without taking vaccine in Bhubaneswar

The drive-in vaccination sites in the capital city on Monday witnessed scenes of chaos with people alighting from their

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021 4:25 pm

Odisha: Divert 20% vax from private hospitals to govt ones, state to Centre

Odisha on Monday requested the Centre to reduce the quota of vaccines being allotted to private hospitals from 25% to 5% in

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021 4:20 pm

Odisha reports 4,339 new Covid cases, 44 more deaths

Odisha reported 4,339 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally to 8,56,121, a Health Department official said. Forty-

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 5:50 pm

Odisha: BeMC brings oxygen concentrators to peoples doorsteps

The Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has provided the much-needed support to Covid-19 patients in home isolation by

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 4:34 pm

No flood fear despite heavy rain alert, says water resource dept

Even as heavy to very heavy rainfall triggered by the southwest monsoon and low pressure is expected in the next three days,

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 4:27 pm

Odisha: IGP S Shyni interim head of wing to probe crime against women, children

The state government has temporarily appointed inspector general of police (IGP), S Shyni, as the head of the newly created

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 4:18 pm

Experts urge prudence in putting patients on ECMO

Doctors with years of experience in operating Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine, also called the lung-heart

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 4:14 pm

New role for Biswajeet Pattanayak

Biswajeet Pattanayak, founder and president of ASBM University, Bhubaneswar, is the new chairperson of USAs Accreditation

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 4:12 pm

Odisha govt likely to declare Class X board results by end of this month

The state government is likely to announce the annual High School Certificate (HSC) or Class X board exam results by the last

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 4:10 pm

Odishas June Covid deaths touch 600

With the state reporting 45 Covid deaths on Sunday, the toll in June so far has touched 600. Though the state saw 45 deaths a

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 4:01 pm

Odisha father sells two-year-old for Rs 5,000 to buy booze

An anxious grandfather frantically looking for his missing two-year-old grandchild discovered after a long, fruitless search

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 9:50 am

Bio-bubble works out, Puri Jagannath Temple administration keeps Covid at bay

The nine-day Rath Yatra is set to begin on July 12. The construction of the chariots started on the auspicious occasion of

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021 1:50 am

Worried relatives shouldn't go crazy about Ecmo support in Covid patient,

Senior doctors with years of experience in operating Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine, also called lung-

The Times of India 13 Jun 2021 11:18 pm

Covid infected man kills three-year-old daughter, self

A man, who tested positive for Covid-19 on June 5 and was in home isolation since then, killed his three-year-old daughter by

The Times of India 13 Jun 2021 4:06 pm

Gopalpur legislator Panigrahy walks out of Jharpada jail

Former minister and Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahy walked out of Jharpada jail on Saturday, a day after the Orissa high court

The Times of India 13 Jun 2021 4:03 pm