• Trains Services Hit Near Odisha's Balasore As Beam Collapses On Tracks 29 Dec 2019 12:24 Restoration work has been launched on a war-footing to clear the route Balasore: A beam of an under-construction overbridge fell on the railway tracks near Balasore railway station in Odisha on Sunday, affecting train services, a railway official said. …
  • Protest over food at Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Odisha's Balasore 12 Nov 2019 02:02 By Express News Service BALASORE: Patients and their attendants protested supply of sub-standard food in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ward of Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital (FM MCH) in Balasore district on Sunday night. Patients including pregnant …
  • Cattle rescued near Seragada toll gate in Balasore 13 Oct 2019 06:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: More than 200 cattle were rescued by activists of right-wing Hindu group Sri Ram Sena along with locals near Seragada toll gate on NH-16 in Balasore district on Saturday. The cattle were reportedly being smuggled in two …
  • Sarangi opposed at Balasore 10 Oct 2019 14:58 By Express News Service BALASORE: Union Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Pratap Sarangi on Tuesday faced opposition from a section of the organisers of a cultural programme at Gopal Gaon here and not allowed to take part in the …
  • Odisha MLA-tehsildar face-off: Balasore Collector orders probe 06 Oct 2019 04:14 By Express News Service BALASORE:  A day after Nilagiri MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak and tehsildar Sushrita Tudu engaged in a face-off over an eviction drive in front of the Sub-Collector’s office here, Balasore Collector K Sudarshan Chakraborty ordered a probe …
  • DRDO successfully test-fires QRSAM from Balasore flight test range 04 Aug 2019 13:52 The missile with a strike range of 25-km is being developed by the DRDO for the Indian Army. Balasore: Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday successfully test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) air defence system. The …
  • Anti-polythene drive in Odisha's Balasore 18 Jun 2019 06:47 By Express News Service BALASORE: With repeated awareness campaigns on plastic hazards failing to yield the desired result, the district administration on Monday launched a drive against use of polythene bags in Balasore town and nearby areas. The …
  • Stray dogs feed on infant's corpse in Odisha's Balasore 07 Jun 2019 09:31 The incident came to light after locals saw that the dogs have eaten one of the legs of the baby in front of Soro Community Health Centre. Balasore: In a bizarre incident, a pack of stray dogs were sighted feasting on an infant dumped near a community …
  • Government to promote tourism in Balasore, Bhadrak: Tourism Minister 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service BALASORE: In a bid to attract more tourists from across the country and abroad to Bhadrak and Balasore, the two districts will soon be turned into tourism hubs, said Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi. Panigrahi, who was …
  • Minister of State Sarangi desires to bring Balasore on tourism map 31 May 2019 10:44 Image Source : PTI Minister of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi wnats to put Balasore on tourism map.  Pratap Chandra Sarangi drew the maximum cheers from the crowd when he stood up to take pledge as Minister of State at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime …
  • MoS Sarangi wants to bring Balasore on tourism map 31 May 2019 08:39 New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Pratap Chandra Sarangi drew the maximum cheers from the crowd when he stood up to take pledge as Minister of State at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new government on Thursday. Little known in the power …
  • India's Balasore Alloys Posts March Quarter Loss 30 May 2019 14:08 Nov 13 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 1.2 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 215.1 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER INCOME FROM OPERATIONS 3.21 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.77 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.  Full Article Feb 14 (Reuters) - …
  • Pratap Sarangi leading in Balasore 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BALASORE: The saffron party is on its way to regain its earlier stronghold of Balasore. BJP Lok Sabha candidate Pratap Chandra Sarangi will be winning the Parliamentary seat for the first time in 2019 after tasting defeat in 2014. …
  • BJP promises liquor-free Balasore 20 Apr 2019 06:42 By Express News Service BALASORE: The BJP, in its manifesto, has promised to upgrade Balasore Municipality into a Corporation and make the district free from liquor if the party forms the Government in the State.With Balasore going to polls in the fourth …
  • Zoological Survey of India move to save horseshoe crabs in Kendrapara and Balasore districts 21 Jan 2019 04:47 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) of Kolkata has suggested that the habitats of endangered horseshoe crabs in Kendrapara and Balasore districts be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs). Senior scientist and deputy …
  • Officials inspect illegal sand mining in Balasore 19 Jan 2019 02:22 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A seven-member team led by Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Manasranjan Padhi on Thursday visited Subarnarekha riverbed in Jaleswar block of Balasore district to check illegal sand lifting.  Acting on an order of the …
  • Prime Minister Dedicates to the Nation Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of IndianOil’s Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline 07 Jan 2019 11:35 Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated to the nation the Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of Indian Oil Corporation’s Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline at a grand function held in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha today. …
  • 132 Cyclone shelters opened in Balasore 11 Oct 2018 05:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: As many as 132 cyclone shelters have been opened in Balasore district in wake of the approaching cyclone. The Met Department had earlier announced that Balasore, Bhadrak and nine other districts could receive heavy to very …
  • Odisha CM inaugurates hospital in Balasore 03 Sep 2018 15:32 [India], Sep 03 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated the Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Balasore and said that it would help achieve quality healthcare service and medical education in the region. Addressing a …
  • Trader shot dead in Balasore 02 Sep 2018 22:18 By Express News Service BALASORE: A 43-year-old businessman was shot dead by miscreants here  on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Manas Ranjan Das of Phirngipatna village under Sahadevkhunta police limits. Das, who was a transport …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q1 PAT falls to Rs. 10.73 crores 11 Aug 2018 16:58 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended June 30, 2018. The company has reported net sales of Rs.334.93 crores during the 3 months period ended June 30, 2018 as compared to Rs.315.68 crores during the 3 months period ended …
  • Bengal signboard in Balasore an eyesore 31 Jul 2018 02:08 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Utkal Sammilani, a socio-cultural organisation, has demanded immediate removal of a signboard which was illegally erected by the Irrigation and Waterways department of the West Bengal Government near Udaypur beach in …
  • Balasore boy develops a robot with human feelings 30 Jul 2018 01:32 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:A young boy from the State, who claimed to have developed Odisha’s first humanoid robot, has come up with an andro-humanoid robot, which can express feelings like humans, do household chores and serve the elderly people. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd postpones board meeting to Aug 11, 2018 28 Jul 2018 08:04 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4th August, 2018 has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. The revised date has been fixed on Saturday, 11th August, 2018, to consider and take on …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for board meeting on Aug 4, 2018 17 Jul 2018 16:20 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4th August, 2018, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the first quarter ended 30th June, 2018. Further, the …
  • India successfully test-fires BrahMos from military base at Balasore 16 Jul 2018 15:03 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Updated: July 16, 2018 7:12:50 pm The BrahMos has demonstrated multiple abilities, such as land-attack, anti-ship, and capability of being launched from different platforms. (Representational Image) Despite heavy …
  • Witchcraft spreads its vicious tentacles in Mayurbhanj, Balasore 24 Jun 2018 01:24 Express News Service BARIPADA: Witchcraft, a superstitious practice, has become a matter of grave concern in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts. Two such sorcery related cases highlight the vicious grip of the practice in the rural tribal areas where people …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd board recommends dividend of Rs. 0.75 for 2017-18 29 May 2018 08:04 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held on May 28, 2018, has recommended a dividend of Rs. 0.75 per share of Rs. 5/- each i.e. @ 15% on the nominal value of share, which shall be payable subject to the declaration of the same …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q4 PAT plunges to Rs. 0.68 crore 29 May 2018 05:58 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended March 31, 2018. The company has reported net sales of Rs.332.42 crores during the period ended March 31, 2018 as compared to Rs.369.65 crores during the period ended March 31, 2017. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd updates on ED attachment order 27 May 2018 12:03 Balasore Alloys Ltd had earlier announced about a Provisional Attachment Order No. 15/2017 dated 15.12.2017 passed by the Directorate of Enforcement ('ED') against Balasore Alloys Limited ('BAL'). By an order dated May 23, 2018 passed …
  • ZimAlloys pushes for Balasore deal cancellation… Appeals to Supreme Court o Seeks new investors 17 May 2018 02:01 The Herald Martin Kadzere Senior Business Reporter Zimbabwe Alloys Ltd has appealed the High Court judgment stopping the local ferrochrome producer from terminating the $90 million take-over bid by an Indian firm, Balasore Alloys as the tussle over the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces forfeiture of up-front money received against warrants 15 May 2018 12:18 Balasore Alloys Ltd has announced with respect to conversion of 85,65,000 Warrants into Equity Shares upon receipt of balance money. A sum of Rs. 4,76,75,001/- (Rupees Four crores seventy six lacs seventy five thousand and one only) was received by the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd board to approve fourth quarter results on May 28, 2018 14 May 2018 08:08 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Monday, 28th May, 2018, to consider and take on record the Audited Financial Results (Standalone and Consolidated) of the Company for the quarter and financial year ended …
  • ZimAlloys deal still alive: Balasore 11 May 2018 08:35 By Martin Kadzere Indian firm Balasore Alloys said yesterday the deal to acquire 70 percent shareholding in Zimbabwe Alloys Limited was still on despite claims by judicial manager Reggie Saruchera this week that he had terminated the $90 million …
  • Odisha: 75-year-old man sexually abuses minor girl in Balasore 04 May 2018 16:06 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: May 4, 2018 8:25:39 pm The accused has been arrested based on the FIR and investigations are on, the police said. (Representational) A minor girl in Odisha’s Balasore district was sexually abused allegedly by a 75-year-old …
  • Woman tied to electric pole, thrashed by mob in Odisha's Balasore 19 Apr 2018 11:15 Balasore: Satyabhama Behera, President of a self-help group was tied to an electric pole and attacked by locals in Odisha's Balasore district. The incident took place in Manitri Chandanpur village of Balasore district on 14 April when some locals tied …
  • Another rape case reported from Balasore district, accused held 17 Apr 2018 16:38 By: PTI | Balasore | Published: April 17, 2018 9:42:03 pm A man has been arrested in Khaira area of Odisha’s Balasore district on charges of raping a minor girl last week, police said. The incident comes days after two similar cases of minors’ rape were …
  • Balasore Alloys Limited asked to pay Rs 306 crore for excess mining 17 Apr 2018 01:59 BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has slapped a demand notice on Balasore Alloys Limited (BAL), formerly known as Ispat Alloys Limited, seeking a compensation of around Rs 306 crore for excess mining within a period of about seven years.The Balasore-based …
  • Another 8-year-old girl raped in Odisha’s Balasore district 16 Apr 2018 15:57 — By PTI | Apr 16, 2018 06:37 pm Balasore (Odisha): An 8-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a married man at Soro area in Balasore district, a day after a similar incident rocked Nilagiri area of the district, police said today. The girl was returning …
  • Eight-year-old raped in Odisha’s Balasore district 16 Apr 2018 14:17 By: PTI | Balasore | Published: April 16, 2018 6:32:48 pm On the basis of an FIR lodged by the girl’s family yesterday, the accused was arrested, they said adding further investigation is in progress.  An 8-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a married …
  • Subarnarekha port work in Balasore district to start soon 01 Apr 2018 02:34 BHUBANESWAR: Construction of Subarnarekha port, off the coast in Balasore district, will start soon as major hurdles have been removed. Informing this in a written reply to a question from Aswani Kumar Patra (BJD) in the Assembly, Minister of State for …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd allots 44,35,000 shares 31 Mar 2018 04:51 The Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at their meeting held today has allotted 44,35,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at a price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of Rs. 16.50/- per …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd to consider allotment of 1,30,00,000 Equity Shares 28 Mar 2018 03:21 A meeting of the Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd will be held on 30th March, 2018 for allotment of 1,30,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of …
  • Start-up festival in Balasore 28 Feb 2018 19:12 Balasore: The North Odisha Start-Up Fest, 2018, was held under the aegis of North Odisha Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nocci) at the organization's business park here. The event was conducted with the support of the Software Technology Parks of …
  • Dialysis, CT scan in Balasore 27 Feb 2018 19:11 Balasore: The dialysis and the CT scan units will be operational in the Government Medical College and Hospital here by April first week. In a review meeting of the Rogi Kalyan Samiti, held under the chairmanship of Balasore MP R.K. Jena, it was decided …
  • Search on for missing baby in Balasore 24 Feb 2018 12:17 A video footage showing a woman with the kidnapped baby in Balasore. Telegraph picture Balasore: Police have intensified its search for a missing baby and released a video footage on Friday of the woman who allegedly kidnapped the four-month-old infant on …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q3 net profit slides to Rs. 19.35 crores 16 Feb 2018 09:08 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended December 31, 2017. The company has reported net sales of Rs.331.26 crores during the period ended December 31, 2017 as compared to Rs.279.61 crores during the period ended December 31 …
  • Strike hits Balasore 10 Feb 2018 19:22 Balasore: A strike observed by trade unions against "deteriorating law and order situation" in the town threw life out of gear here on Saturday. The strike call was made jointly by the Trade Union Association Coordination Committee, All India …
  • Two killers arrested in Balasore 06 Feb 2018 19:48 Balasore: Police have arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in the murder of Kunu Panda, an ex-councillor, on January 14. The accused are Jiten Murmu, 29, Babu Rao, 28, both from Talengasahi village and Abhi Jena, 32, of Chandipur. The …
  • Balasore set for rural and trade fair 30 Jan 2018 19:41 Balasore: The district is all set to host the five-day Balasore Mahotsav, Pallishree Mela and Expo-2018 on the ground of the local Industrial Training Institute here from Wednesday. A final review meeting was held under the chairmanship of the district …
  • Balasore youth hacked to death in broad daylight 25 Jan 2018 02:23 BARIPADA: Tension gripped Balasore town after a youth, who was out on bail, was hacked to death by two unidentified miscreants in broad daylight on Wednesday. The deceased, identified as 39-year-old Tanmay Panda alias Kunu, was the younger brother of …
  • NEW DELHI -- Defence sources says that India has successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-5 ballistic missile with a strike range of 5,000 kms from a test range in Balasore, off the coast of East Indian state of Odisha. 18 Jan 2018 12:09 NEW DELHI, Jan 18 -- Defence sources said on Thursday that India has successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-5 ballistic missile with a strike range of 5,000 kms from a test range in Balasore, off the coast of East Indian state of Odisha. The …
  • Balasore confirms Zim Alloys deal 11 Jan 2018 07:13 BUSINESS WRITER  •  11 January 2018 9:04AM  •  0 comments HARARE - Indian firm Balasore Alloys (Balasore) yesterday confirmed its intention to acquire a majority shareholding in leading chrome producer, Zimbabwe Alloys (Zim Alloys). Balasore, formerly …
  • Balasore Alloys to acquire 70% share in Zimbabwe Alloys 10 Jan 2018 10:31 Balasore Alloys, a Pramod Mittal group company, has entered into a deal to acquire 70% share of Zimbabwe Alloys consequent upon a scheme of arrangement sanctioned by the High Court of Zimbabwe on December 20, 2017. The company received the approval on …
  • Balasore Alloys to acquire 70% stake Zimbabwe Alloys; stock surges 13% 10 Jan 2018 06:21 Balasore Alloys moved higher by 13% to Rs 89.90 on BSE after the company announced the acquisition of 70% stake in Zimbabwe Alloys for cash payment of $16.47 million. “A further payment of $74.26 million to creditors, towards injection of working capital …
  • Live Breaking News Dec 28: India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile in Odisha's Balasore 28 Dec 2017 09:45 Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: 03:13 pm: About 100 cases of triple talaq have come to …
  • Plans galore for Balasore jail 26 Dec 2017 18:49 Balasore: The local jail authorities have adopted a multi-pronged approach to bring about reforms in the prison that aims to provide basic comforts and opportunities for inmates to earn their livelihood to make the jail financially viable. Jail …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd updates on ED action 18 Dec 2017 03:17 Balasore Alloys Ltd has announced with reference to the news item in the media /Social media twitter 'ED attaches assets worth Rs. 244.89 Crore of M/s Balasore Alloys Ltd, Orissa under PMLA in a case of defrauding STC by M/s Global Steel …
  • Rs  244 cr worth assets of Balasore Alloys attached 17 Dec 2017 05:16 BHUBANESWAR: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached `244.89 worth property of Balasore Alloys Limited, Odisha, for defrauding the State Trading Corporation (STC) by Global Steel Holding Limited. The central agency had earlier frozen shares worth …
  • Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited 16 Dec 2017 20:44 For representational purposes (File | Reuters) NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel …
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited 16 Dec 2017 19:24 For representational purposes (File | Reuters) NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel …
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 245 cr of Balasore Alloys Ltd 16 Dec 2017 18:44 [India], Dec 16 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) in the company, in …
  • ED attaches nearly Rs 245 crore assets of Balasore Alloys 16 Dec 2017 14:05 The ED filed a money laundering case on March 29 against Mittal, GSHL and STC officials following an FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation on March 16. (IE) The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of …
  • ED attaches nearly Rs 245 cr assets of Balasore Alloys 16 Dec 2017 12:43 New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of Balasore Alloys Ltd whose shareholders are Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) and its chairman Pramod Kumar Mittal who are being probed for defrauding …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q2 net profit higher at Rs. 21.51 crores 14 Dec 2017 18:47 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended September 30, 2017. The company has reported net sales of Rs.310.10 crores during the period ended September 30, 2017 as compared to Rs.244.22 crores during the period ended September …
  • India's Balasore Alloys Sept-Qtr Profit rises 14 Dec 2017 12:52 6:16am EST Dec 14 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 215.1 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 118.6 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER INCOME FROM OPERATIONS 2.77 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.39 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SAYS APPROVED …
  • Jumbos wreak havoc in both Mayurbhanj and Balasore 07 Dec 2017 05:10 BARIPADA: Forest officials are facing a tough task to drive away the herd of elephants which has now broken up into small groups and is wreaking havoc in paddy fields of both Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts.The elephants are coming out from the deep …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting on Dec 14, 2017 07 Dec 2017 03:12 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Thursday, 14th December, 2017, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter and half year ended 30th September, 2017. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd to seek increase in providing guarantee up to Rs. 4000 crores 06 Dec 2017 04:28 Balasore Alloys Ltd to seek increase in providing guarantee up to Rs. 4000 croresThe Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held today have resolved to take approval of Members of the Company by means of special resolution through Postal …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces resignation of CFO 23 Nov 2017 10:12 Mr. Mrutyunjaya Mohanty has resigned vide his letter dated 23rd November, 2017 from the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Balasore Alloys Ltd with effect from 23rd November, 2017. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.78. …
  • Balasore Jail to take up organic farming 25 Oct 2017 05:06 BHUBANESWAR: The Balasore District Jail, one of the oldest prisons in the State, is all set to go organic. For, the Directorate of Prisons and Correctional Services has decided to launch organic farming over the five acre agricultural land available on the …
  • Explosion kills six in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 20:48 Balasore: At least six persons, including a minor, were killed in an explosion at an illegal firecracker unit at Bahabalpur near the district headquarters town on Wednesday. Around 20 other persons also suffered various degrees of injuries in the explosion …
  • Balasore firecracker explosion: Odisha CM announces ex-gratia of Rs two lakh 18 Oct 2017 18:49 [India], October 18 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs two lakh for the kin of deceased and Rs. 50,000 for those injured in Balasore firecracker explosion. At least eight people were killed and over 20 …
  • 6 killed in blast at cracker factory in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 14:10
  • Five killed in explosion at cracker factory in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 13:17
  • Balasore flyover work proceeds at snail's pace 06 Oct 2017 00:06 The site of flyover construction in Balasore. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, Oct. 5: The construction of an overbridge in Balasore town, which was supposed to be over by September last year, is running behind schedule. The progress of the fly overbridge …
  • Odisha: One killed, eight critically injured after vehicle falls off bridge in Balasore 30 Sep 2017 06:51 [India], September 30 (ANI): At least one person was killed and eight others sustained critical injuries after a vehicle fell off a bridge in Odisha's Balasore on Saturday. The injured are admitted at the famous Balasore hospital and an immediate …
  • You heard it: IAF test of Astra missile rattles window panes in Balasore off Odisha coast 14 Sep 2017 13:02 BHUBANESWAR: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday conducted an air exercise involving the air-to-air missile Astra against an actual target in full operational configuration over the Bay of Bengal. Defence sources said the beyond-visual-range (BVR) …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd appoints CFO 13 Sep 2017 05:27 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd in its meeting held today, the 12th September, 2017 have approved unanimously the appointment of Mr. Mrutyunjaya Mohanty as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company with effect from 12th September, 2017. …
  • Govt on dengue alert in Balasore 11 Sep 2017 03:00 Bhubaneswar, Sept. 10: The health care authorities in Balasore are on alert following reports of the spread of dengue coming in from several parts of the district, especially the northern pockets. The outbreak of the vector-borne disease has been reported …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting on Sep 12, 2017 04 Sep 2017 17:54 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 12th September, 2017, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter ended 30th June, 2017. Further, the Trading …
  • Odisha CM prods Delhi on radar systems at Balasore, Sambalpur 28 Aug 2017 16:30 BJD leader and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday prodded the central government to install radar systems at Balasore and Sambalpur to monitor weather patterns in real time, a long-standing …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces resignation of Chairman 22 Aug 2017 20:01 Mr. Pramod Kumar Mittal has resigned from the Directorship of Balasore Alloys Ltd with effect from 22nd August, 2017 vide his letter dated 22nd August, 2017. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.52.65 as compared to the previous …
  • 80 villages in Odisha's Balasore marooned 28 Jul 2017 17:44 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha on Friday with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • Flood fury: 80 villages in Odisha's Balasore marooned, flood threat in 4 blocks 28 Jul 2017 15:47 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha on Friday with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • 80 Balasore villages marooned, flood threat in 4 blocks 28 Jul 2017 14:27 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha today with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • Balasore varsity gets new VC 24 Jul 2017 22:02 Bhubaneswar, July 24: Academician Madhumita Das has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Fakir Mohan University in Balasore. At present, she is the professor of the department of geology in Utkal University. Governor S.C. Jamir selected Das for the …
  • OPD services of AIIMS in Balasore 09 Jul 2017 22:27 The outpatient department at the satellite centre of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Balasore. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, July 9: Outpatient department (OPD) services have begun at the satellite centre of the All India Institute of …
  • Tens of thousands take part in Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Balasore 25 Jun 2017 08:37 [India], June 25 (ANI): The annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Odisha's coastal Balasore town got off to a colourful start amid fanfare and religious fervor on Sunday, attracting lakhs of pilgrims from India and abroad. Organised by the Shree Shree …
  • Balasore gears up for Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra 22 Jun 2017 00:32 [India], June 22 (ANI): Balasore city in Odisha is all set to witness the annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra from the majestic Emami Jagannath Temple on June 25. The festival is celebrated on the second day of Shukla Paksha, Ashadh month, the third month of …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd appoints additional director 15 Jun 2017 04:58 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd have vide circular resolution dated 14th June, 2017, appointed Dr. Samuel Nwabuokei Onyeabor, as an Additional Director (Category: Non - Executive, Non Independent) with effect from 14th June, 2017 to hold …
  • Balasore hospital next year: CM 13 Jun 2017 22:12 Chief minister Naveen Patnaik addresses the BJD youth convention in Balasore on Tuesday. Telegraph picture  Bhubaneswar, June 13: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today visited the medical college campus and said it would start from the next academic session. …
  • Praised by Chief Minister, Balasore scholar abused by TTE 26 May 2017 02:00 BHUBANESWAR: Felicitated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for rescuing an INA soldier Laxmi Indira Panda’s daughter-in-law last month, a research scholar from Balasore district was allegedly harassed by TTE and RPF personnel while he was travelling in …
  • Balasore teenager creates robot that can patrol border 25 May 2017 02:46 BHUBANESWAR: AS heightened tension along the Indo-Pak border hogs the limelight almost everyday, a village lad from Balasore district has claimed to have made a humanoid robot, which, with artificial intelligence algorithms, can guard the border. Besides, …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Board recommends Dividend of Rs. 0.75 for 2016-17 20 May 2017 12:59 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held on May 19, 2017, has recommended a dividend of Rs. 0.75 per share i.e. @ 15% on the nominal value of share, which shall be payable subject to the approval of the shareholders at the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Board to consider Dividend for 2016-17 16 May 2017 06:15 At the meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd proposed to be held on May 19, 2017, shall consider recommendation of dividend, if any, on the Equity Shares of the Company for the financial year 2016-17. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was …
  • BRIEF-Balasore Alloys says co "not involved with the scam as alleged" 05 May 2017 13:28 May 5 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd * Says enforcement directorate visited premises of co in Kolkata * Says co "not involved with the scam as alleged" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting On Friday, 19Th May, 2017 03 May 2017 03:22 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Friday, 19th May, 2017, to consider and take on record the Audited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter and financial year ended 31st March, 2017. Further, …
  • IAF’s Lakshya UAV crash lands in Odisha’s Balasore district, no casualties reported 21 Apr 2017 12:06 An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Lakshya of the Indian Air Force crashlanded in Odisha's Balasore district this morning during a trial. The UAV crashlanded in an agricultural field at Chandamuhi village in Baliapal block. No injuries or casualties were …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd allots 1 crore shares at Rs. 21.50 02 Apr 2017 09:46 The Committee of Balasore Alloys Ltd for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors at their meeting held today has allotted 1,00,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at a price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of Rs. 16.50/- per …
  • Former Odisha minister Jagannath Rout passes away at 78 24 Jan 2020 12:21 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Former Minister Jagannath Rout passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Friday. He was 78. He was undergoing treatment at the hospital for age-related illness. The former minister, who was elected thrice to …
  • 30 injured as Lokmanya Tilak derails, four railway staff suspended 17 Jan 2020 05:32 By Express News Service CUTTACK/BHUBANESWAR: At least 30 passengers, including two children, were injured as Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed near Nergundi railway station in Cuttack district on Thursday. East Coast Railway (ECoR) …
  • Naveen Patnaik maintaining a studied silence on CAA 17 Jan 2020 01:44 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik happens to be the only rival of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which, despite all criticisms, has stood by the latter during all political crises. Though the two …
  • Bharat bandh peaceful in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack 09 Jan 2020 08:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/CUTTACK: Shops and commercial establishments remained closed and buses remained off the roads in the Twin City of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on Wednesday in response to the nation-wide strike called by different trade …
  • Odisha bears brunt of trade union strike 09 Jan 2020 08:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Normal life was disrupted across Odisha on Wednesday due to nationwide strike called by 10 Central trade unions (TUs) to protest inflation, growing unemployment and “anti-people policies” of the Central Government. …
  • Mixed response for trade union strike in Odisha, communication disrupted, offices function normally 08 Jan 2020 09:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The nation-wide trade union strike supported by various political parties affected normal life across Odisha. Major commercial establishments downed shutters while transport and communication were adversely disrupted. …
  • Violence In Bengal, Protesters Detained In Chennai Amid Bharat Bandh Call 08 Jan 2020 06:35 Bharat Bandh on 8 January: The 24-hour shutdown began at 6 am. New Delhi: Rail and road traffic was hit in several states including Bengal, Odisha and Tamil Nadu as a 24-hour nationwide strike by ten trade unions against the central government began this …
  • Normal life affected in Odisha due to nationwide strike 08 Jan 2020 06:01 Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) Normal life has been affected across Odisha as 10 central trade unions supported by different political parties observed nationwide strike on Wednesday. The trade unions resorted to shutdown on 14-point charter of demands …
  • Bharat Bandh: Railway, bus services affected in Odisha, West Bengal 08 Jan 2020 05:32 Protesters raised anti-government slogans and criticised the Center for its policies. Howrah: Following the 'Bharat Bandh' called by trade unions, protesters blocked railway tracks in Howrah and Kanchrapara in North 24 Parganas on Wednesday. They …
  • All India Strike By Trade Unions Hits Railway Traffic In Odisha, Bengal 08 Jan 2020 04:59 Bharat Bandh on 8 January: The 24-hour shutdown began at 6 am. New Delhi: Protesters holding banners and posters blocked rail tracks in Bengal this morning and raised slogans against the central government as the 24-hour nationwide strike called by ten …
  • Municipal Premier League for tax officers in Odisha 05 Jan 2020 07:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A Municipal Premier League (MP), in line with Indian Premier League, will be organised by the Housing and Urban Development department for the officials of nine civic bodies to recognise their efforts and improve …
  • Land alienation begins to speed up Dhamra expansion 05 Jan 2020 07:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha Government has initiated the process for handing over land and provide clearances to fast-track expansion of Dhamra port that now handles over 100 million tonnes of cargo. With a revised master plan Dhamra Port …
  • Rains add chill to cold wave in Odisha 04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The unseasonal rain on Friday led to chilly weather almost across Odisha. Between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Friday, Balasore recorded 18 mm rainfall, followed by Talcher 15 mm, Keonjhar 14 mm and Angul 11 mm. The Twin City …
  • Mercury rises slightly in north India, Odisha experiences rainfall 03 Jan 2020 15:19 NEW DELHI: The mercury rose slightly on Friday in north India, which has been experiencing a prolonged cold spell, while light to moderate rainfall affected normal life in most parts of Odisha. It was a clear morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature …
  • 1,408 PUCs in Odisha linked with Parivahan Sewa 02 Jan 2020 03:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: State Transport Authority has linked 1,408 pollution under control (PUC) testing centres in Odisha with Parivahan Sewa authorising them to conduct the tests. “From January 1, only those PUC centres linked with Parivahan …
  • Bhubaneswar slips to 166 rank from first 01 Jan 2020 05:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Bhubaneswar, which was number 1 smart city in the country in 2016, has slipped to 311 and 166 spots in terms of cleanliness in the first and second quarters of Swachh Survekshan Leagure 2020, a precursor to Swachh …
  • Odisha forest cover up by 274 sq km in two years 31 Dec 2019 04:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha forest cover has increased by 274 square km in the last two years, as India State of Forest report (ISF) 2019 released on Monday. The forest area of Odisha, known for its rich biodiversity, wildlife sanctuaries …
  • Farm focus in Odisha 2019: Best and worst 30 Dec 2019 02:49 Express News Service KALIA merges with PM-KISAN What KALIA proved for BJD in the State, PM-Kisan yielded similar results for BJP at the Centre in 2019 elections. After remaining reluctant for merger of Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income …
  • Odisha government volte-face on Bhadrak MCH demand 30 Nov 2019 03:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Friday announced establishment of a medical college at Bhadrak and made a volte-face an hour later by issuing a clarification that the demand is being looked into. Health and Family Welfare …
  • Government to promote tourism in Balasore, Bhadrak: Tourism Minister 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service BALASORE: In a bid to attract more tourists from across the country and abroad to Bhadrak and Balasore, the two districts will soon be turned into tourism hubs, said Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi. Panigrahi, who was …
  • Cyclone Fani: 223 trains in Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section cancelled till Saturday 03 May 2019 09:20 By IANS NEW DELHI: As a precaution against cyclone 'Fani', the Indian Railway has cancelled 223 trains in the Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section, along the coastal lines of Odisha on the Kolkata-Chennai route till May 4, officials said. A senior Railway …
  • Odisha: 3 die, 29 fall ill after consuming spurious liquor in Bhadrak 30 Apr 2019 14:21 Image Source : PTI 3 dead in Odisha hooch tragedy Three persons died and 29 others fell ill Tuesday after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Odisha's Bhadrak district, a police officer said. Locals alleged that victims had bought the liquor with …
  • Baton passed, fight to carry forward political legacy in Bhadrak constituency in Odisha 27 Apr 2019 06:13 Express News Service BHADRAK: Bhadrak parliamentary constituency is all set to witness the passing of batons between two generations of political families in 2019 General Elections. Abhimanyu Sethi, son of five-time MP Arjun Sethi and Madhumita Sethi, …
  • Cabinet clears third railway line between Narayangarh, Bhadrak 07 Mar 2019 15:14 New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved the construction of a third railway line between Narayangarh in West Bengal and Bhadrak in Odisha. The 155-km long new line would cost Rs 1,866.31 crore and is slated …
  • DBL Chandikhole Bhadrak Highways Pvt Ltd receives appointed date from NHAI 18 Dec 2018 07:42 DBL Chandikhole Bhadrak Highways Private Limited, wholly owned subsidiary of Dilip Buildcon Ltd has received the appointed date i.e. December 16, 2018 by the National Highways Authority of India. The project is for rehabilitation and Up-gradation to Six …
  • Bhadrak bandh for Medical College 30 Oct 2018 03:17 By Express News Service BHADRAK: Normal life in Bhadrak district was hit on Monday as members of Bhadrak Swabhiman Manch observed a 12-hour dawn-to dusk bandh demanding establishment of a medical college and hospital. The Manch members decided to go ahead …
  • Bhadrak accident: NHRC notice Odisha Government on students death 12 Aug 2018 02:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:   The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Odisha Government on the tragic road accident at Ranital in Bhadrak district where five students were killed and four others injured. Acting on a …
  • Unplanned constructions trigger artificial flooding in Bhadrak 27 Jul 2018 01:54 By Express News Service BHADRAK: For residents of Bhadrak, the monsoon brings along with it the fear of artificial flooding. The town, which is witnessing large-scale unplanned constructions, lacks a proper drainage system. The recent heavy rainfall …
  • Odisha: Five school students killed by speeding truck in Bhadrak 20 Jul 2018 22:19 “He first hit two kids and then ran over the rest as he kept swerving on the road. The students were hit even though they were riding (bicycles) in single file on the correct side (of the road),” the teacher said. Five school students have been killed …
  • Woman charred to death in Bhadrak 26 Jun 2018 02:03 By Express News Service BHADRAK: A woman was charred to death in Sekhsahi under Bhadrak town police limits on Sunday night. Police identified the deceased as Subasini Khilar (45), wife of Uday Khillar, a businessman of Purunabazar area in Bhadrak town. …
  • Over 140 snake hatchlings found in house in Odisha's Bhadrak 25 Jun 2018 13:31 140 snake hatchlings found in house in Odisha’s Bhadrak As many as 140 snake hatchlings were found in a house in Shyamsundarpur village of Odisha's Bhadrak district. Two male and a female adult cobras were also found from the place along with the …
  • Odisha: High COurt allows Bhadrak Ramnavami procession 24 Mar 2018 08:17 — By PTI | Mar 24, 2018 11:35 am Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has directed that the Sriram Maha Yajna Samiti of Bhadrak shall be permitted to perform rituals for Ram Navami and take out the Kalass Sobhayatra’ and procession in the same manner and through …
  • Bhadrak: Couple sells baby to buy cell phone, saree; arrested 14 Sep 2017 04:40  Pandya Mukhi, the father of the child, revealed that unable to feed their two sons and a daughter, they sold the child and bought a mobile, saree and silver anklet. Bhadrak: A poor couple who sold their one-year-old baby boy for Rs 45,000 and bought a …
  • Three districts flood-hit, Bhadrak bears the brunt 26 Jul 2017 09:10 Locals crossing an inundated Gangua canal on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Tuesday | Biswanath Swain BHUBANESWAR: Over 40,000 people have been hit by floods in three districts of the State after heavy rains in the upper catchments left Subarnarekha and …
  • A month after communal riots, struggle on for normal life in Bhadrak 06 May 2017 01:02 BHADRAK: A month after Bhadrak was ravaged by communal violence, people are trying to piece together their shattered lives.The communal violence erupted in the town on April 6 after derogatory remarks on Hindu Gods were posted on a social media site by a …
  • Bajrang Dal leader arrested in Bhadrak for inciting communal violence 03 May 2017 01:07 Image for representational purpose only. BHADRAK: A Leader of Bajrang Dal was arrested by Bhadrak Town Police on Tuesday for his alleged involvement in inciting communal tension in the town 25 days back. He is Manas Mohanty, State secretary of Bajrang Dal. …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviews panchayat poll performance in Bhadrak district 29 Apr 2017 02:37 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:  Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the panchayat representatives of the BJD to work for the people and concentrate on the development of villages. The chief minister reviewed the BJD's …
  • 443 victims in Bhadrak to get compensation 24 Apr 2017 10:03 Bhubaneswar, April 23: The state government has asked the Bhadrak district administration to pay compensation to 443 residents of the district headquarters town who were affected in the violence between two groups in the second week of this month. Official …
  • Riots cause Rs nine crore loss to Bhadrak 21 Apr 2017 01:59 Shops and houses being set afire by protesters in Bhadrak town. | EPS BHADRAK: Bhadrak town incurred a loss of Rs 9 crore in the communal riots that took place 14 days back, said Collector Gyana Ranjan Das, who submitted damage assessment report to the …
  • Property worth Rs 9cr damaged in Bhadrak 20 Apr 2017 23:15 Bhubaneswar, April 20: Property worth around Rs 9 crore was damaged in the three-day spate of violence that took place in Bhadrak town starting April 7, the damage assessment report submitted by the district administration to the state government today …
  • Odisha clashes: Longer relaxation of curfew in violence-hit Bhadrak 20 Apr 2017 16:12 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Updated: April 20, 2017 7:42 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The strife-torn Bhadrak town, hit by communal violence triggered by abusive remarks to Hindu deities on social media early this …
  • Curfew leaves Bhadrak labourers jobless 20 Apr 2017 02:40 BHADRAK:Normalcy is gradually limping back to Bhadrak town. Schools, colleges, business establishments and financial institutions have started functioning normally during the curfew relaxation period. But, things are yet to improve for the labour sector. …
  • Bhadrak communal riots: Blame it on social media or the 2019 Assembly polls! 18 Apr 2017 05:21 Bhadrak, the headquarter town of Bhadrak district in coastal Odisha flared up recently. Indefinite curfew was clamped in the town that has been sealed for outsiders. A quarter of the population of the town being Muslim, this town in Odisha is particularly …
  • Night curfew continues in Bhadrak; BJD councillor arrested 17 Apr 2017 01:40 BHADRAK: Town police arrested Councillor of Ward 15, Subhankar Mohapatra, on Sunday in connection with the communal tension in Bhadrak. Informing this, Inspector in-charge (IIC) of town police station Manoj Rout said  Subhankar was arrested on charges of …
  • After witnessing devastating violence, life returning to normal in Bhadrak 16 Apr 2017 07:24 The power of social media can be realised by looking at the communal violence that erupted in Bhadrak, a small sensitive town with a sizable Muslim population in the state of Odisha on April 6. The derogatory comment by a Muslim youth on Facebook took a …
  • Night curfew continues in Bhadrak, 146 arrested for violence 14 Apr 2017 17:41 Shops and houses being set afire by protesters in Bhadrak town. | EPS BHADRAK: Night curfew continued in Bhadrak today despite the town returning to normal, while the number of arrests rose to 146 in connection with the violence sparked by alleged abusive …
  • Odisha: Process of assessing damage stepped up in Bhadrak, 126 arrested 13 Apr 2017 16:39 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Published:April 13, 2017 10:06 pm Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The process to assess the damage caused in Bhadrak was taken up on a priority basis on Thursday even as the number of …
  • Bhadrak SP, ADM replaced 13 Apr 2017 02:41 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik interacts with people during his visit to Bhadrak on Wednesday | Express BHUBANESWAR/BHADRAK: Hours after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to the riot-affected Bhadrak, the State Government on Wednesday shunted out …
  • Odisha: Naveen Patnaik visits riot-hit areas in Bhadrak, promises relief 13 Apr 2017 02:33 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File Photo) Five days after the communal riot erupted in Bhadrak, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited the town on Wednesday and assured the affected people of full compensation for the damages. Patnaik, who arrived …
  • Bhadrak's Kantabania Square unscathed by communal riots 12 Apr 2017 17:21
  • Bhadrak's Kantabania Square unscathed by com... 12 Apr 2017 16:42
  • Updates Odisha: Naveen Patnaik visits violence-hit Bhadrak as situation improves 12 Apr 2017 12:13 By: PTI | Bhadrak (orissa) | Updated: April 12, 2017 4:18 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey (Representational Image) As the violence-hit town turned near normal, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited …
  • Bhadrak riot & the misinformation being spread by antillectuals 12 Apr 2017 10:08 A recent Facebook post said that 'Muzaffarnagar riots made Yogi CM of UP. Now who would be Yogi of Odisha in 2019 post Bhadrak riot 2017?' Clearly, the person who posted this, although resides in Bhubaneswar, but is probably unaware of the ground …
  • Odisha: Bhadrak communal violence has taken many by surprise 12 Apr 2017 08:39 Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The communal violence that erupted in Bhadrak town last Friday reportedly over a derogatory comment by a Muslim youth on Facebook may have taken a lot of people by surprise. …
  • Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to visit Bhadrak to review situation, curfew relaxed till 4 pm 12 Apr 2017 06:58 Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo Curfew has been relaxed in Odisha’s violence-hit Bhadrak town till 4 pm on Wednesday to enable people buy important household items. Ban on social media has also been lifted …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed till 4 p.m. in Bhadrak 12 Apr 2017 06:20 [India], Apr. 12 (ANI): With normalcy limping back, and no untoward incident reported in last 48 hours in violence-hit Bhadrak town in Odisha, the district administration has relaxed curfew the from 7 a.m. till 4 p.m. today. The curfew was imposed last …
  • Bhadrak gets connected to Internet, normalcy 12 Apr 2017 02:17 Members of BJD Minority cell taking out a peace rally over Bhadrak riots in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday | Express BHUBANESWAR/BHADRAK: With normalcy gradually returning to Bhadrak, the State administration restored Internet services on Tuesday evening but …
  • Chief Minister to visit riot-hit Bhadrak 12 Apr 2017 02:17 BHUBANESWAR: After coming in for strong criticism from opposition political parties for his New Delhi visit when communal violence led to large scale arson at Bhadrak, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced that he will visit the district …
  • Curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Odisha's Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:30 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:21 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Social media ban lifted, curfew relaxed for nine hours in Odisha's Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:13 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Updates Odisha: Social media ban lifted, curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 17:54 By: PTI | Bhadrak (orissa) | Published:April 11, 2017 10:28 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (PTI Photo) Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people …
  • Bhadrak violence result of inept handling of situation by district administration: BJD MP 11 Apr 2017 13:33 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:April 11, 2017 6:15 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (Representational Image) Senior BJD leader and local MP Arjun Charan Sethi today alleged that the inept handling of the situation by the district administration …
  • Bhadrak simmers: Curfew relaxed till 2 p.m. 11 Apr 2017 07:29 The Centre has rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration. New Delhi : Curfew has been relaxed till 2 pm on Tuesday in Odisha's Bhadrak town, which was rocked with violence over alleged abusive comments against …
  • Curfew relaxed in Odisha's Bhadrak till 2 pm 11 Apr 2017 04:52 Empty roads due to curfew imposed in Bhadrak (PTI) NEW DELHI: Curfew has been relaxed till 2 pm on Tuesday in Odisha’s Bhadrak town, which was rocked with violence over alleged abusive comments against Hindu deities on Facebook. Curfew continues to see-saw …
  • Bhadrak limps back to normality 10 Apr 2017 22:18 Bhubaneswar, April 10: Bhadrak today appeared to be limping back to normality after several days of tension. Tension had gripped the town last Thursday after a group of people took exception to some remarks posted on social media. They obstructed traffic …
  • Bhadrak still tense as Odisha police block all social media 10 Apr 2017 18:47 New Delhi: Bhadrak district in Odisha was quiet but tense on Monday, with authorities blocking all social media platforms for 48 hours in response to religious violence that flared last week over allegations that a Facebook post disrespected Hindu gods. …
  • Bhadrak limping to normalcy, academic institutions to reopen tomorrow 10 Apr 2017 17:07 BHUBANESWAR: Four days after hate posts on social media triggered a wave of tension between two communities, Bhadrak woke up to a normal morning on Monday when the police relaxed the restrictions. With curfew lifted for six hours since 8 am, people were …
  • Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak 10 Apr 2017 15:08 BHADRAK: Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town.     As the …
  • Bhadrak violence: Curfew relaxed for 6 hours, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 12:17 Curfew was relaxed for six hours in Odisha's Bhadrak on Monday even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town. …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 10:08 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Published:April 10, 2017 2:34 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (PTI Photo) Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe …
  • Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 09:52 BHADRAK (ODISHA): Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town. As …
  • Fresh tension erupts in Bhadrak, shops set ablaze 10 Apr 2017 06:56
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, social media blocked for 48 hours in Bhadrak 10 Apr 2017 05:19 Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF held a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. As a precautionary step, the Home …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed in Bhadrak till 12 noon today 10 Apr 2017 04:45 [India], Apr.10 (ANI): There will be a relaxation of curfew in Odisha's Bhadrak till 12 noon on Monday, which was imposed following a spree of violence. On Sunday, the curfew was relaxed from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. but later extended till 12 noon on Monday …
  • Internet shut down in Bhadrak for 48 hours 10 Apr 2017 00:46 BHADRAK/BHUBANESWAR: Even as no violence was reported from anywhere in communally-charged Bhadrak town for the last two days, the State Government on Sunday shut down internet services in the area for the next 48 hours to prevent the spread of rumours …
  • Odisha: Brief relaxation in Bhadrak curfew, BJD leader’s son held 09 Apr 2017 21:19 Companies of RAF and CRPF have arrived to assist the police. With the situation in riot-hit Bhadrak fast returning to normal, the Odisha government relaxed the curfew for four hours on Sunday morning, but blocked WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook in the town …
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, curfew relaxed for four hours in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 18:49 BHADRAK: Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF held a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. As a precautionary step, the Home …
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 16:41 BHADRAK: The Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF took out a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. The RAF and CRPF …
  • Odisha government bans social media in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 16:08
  • Once a bustling place, Bhadrak now a ghost t... 09 Apr 2017 15:41 It was 1.30 pm. After driving for around two and half hours from Bhubaneswar, I finally reached the trouble-torn town of Bhadrak. I entered the city from the side of Bhadrak stadium. Near the Kutchery Chowk, two policemen were sitting under a flyover. The …
  • Once a bustling place, Bhadrak now a ghost town 09 Apr 2017 14:39 It was 1.30 pm. After driving for around two and half hours from Bhubaneswar, I finally reached the trouble-torn town of Bhadrak. I entered the city from the side of Bhadrak stadium. Near the Kutchery Chowk, two policemen were sitting under a flyover. The …
  • Normalcy restored in riot-ravaged Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 12:58
  • Odisha violence: Curfew relaxed for brief period in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 11:04 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Published:April 9, 2017 4:04 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (Source: PTI Photo) Curfew on Sunday relaxed for four hours as the situation improved in Bhadrak town which had witnessed violence …
  • Curfew re-imposed in Bhadrak as crime branch begins probe 09 Apr 2017 10:47 [India], Apr 9 (ANI): Curfew has been re-imposed in Bhadrak region as the Odisha Police's crime branch today began its probe into the recent violence. Curfew has been imposed in the district till 7 a.m. tomorrow. According to reports, the Centre …
  • Crime Branch gears up to prevent hate message spread after Bhadrak riot 09 Apr 2017 05:25
  • Bhadrak violence-free, police stage flag march 09 Apr 2017 01:28 Police patrolling an area in Bhadrak on Saturday | Express BHUBANESWAR: Communally-charged Bhadrak remained tense but under control as additional forces were rushed to the district headquarters town on Saturday. The administration also extended curfew till …
  • Curfew extended till 8 am today in Bhadrak, Odisha 08 Apr 2017 20:34 Curfew continues in Odisha's district HQ Bhadrak, new Collector takes over. Shoot-at-sight orders have been issued. So far 32 rioters have been arrested. 24 platoons of armed police have been deployed. 15 platoons of police force along with senior …
  • Bhadrak tense: Odisha seeks 4 companies of RAF 08 Apr 2017 18:17 BHUBANESWAR: The state government has sought four companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) to be deployed in Bhadrak+ town in view of the communal tension being escalated there. The demand for central forces came after the government extended clamping of …
  • Bhadrak violence: Centre rushes 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha 08 Apr 2017 17:59 NEW DELHI: The Centre today rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration in maintaining law and order in Bhadrak district which has witnessed violence and tension in last few days. "Central forces rushed to Bhadrak …
  • Curfew extended in Odisha's Bhadrak after communal violence 08 Apr 2017 16:28 Security men on Saturday staged a flag march in curfew-bound Bhadrak town of Odisha even as the central forces were on their way to the area, which had witnessed violence triggered by ‘abusive’ remarks against Hindu deities. The curfew, clamped in the …
  • Odisha: Centre rushes 2,000 paramilitary personnel to maintain law and order in Bhadrak district 08 Apr 2017 16:25 By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:April 8, 2017 8:30 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (PTI Photo) The Centre on Saturday rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration in …
  • Bhadrak communal violence: Centre calls on Odisha CM to step up efforts 08 Apr 2017 14:35 [India], Apr. 8 (ANI): In the wake of the Section 144 imposed in Odisha's Bhadrak after protests broke out following a derogatory Facebook post against Lord Ram, the Centre on Saturday called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to step up his efforts in …
  • Bhadrak tense, curfew extended till Sunday morning 08 Apr 2017 12:51
  • Curfew remains in force in Odisha's violence-hit Bhadrak town 08 Apr 2017 11:37 BHADRAK (Odisha): Curfew remained in force in the town while prohibitory orders were imposed in nearby Dhamnagar and Basudevpur Saturday morning after the town witnessed violence over alleged abusive remarks on social media against Hindu deities. While …
  • Curfew remains in force in violence-hit Bhadrak 08 Apr 2017 08:58 BHADRAK: Curfew remained in force in the town while prohibitory orders were imposed in nearby Dhamnagar and Basudevpur this morning after the town witnessed violence over alleged abusive remarks on social media against Hindu deities. While additional force …
  • Odisha: Curfew imposed in Bhadrak after violence 08 Apr 2017 07:24 [India], Apr. 8 (ANI): Following a derogatory Facebook post against Lord Ram Section 144 has been imposed in Odisha's Bhadrak after protests broke out. Fresh violence erupted in some areas last evening after talks failed to resolve the row triggered by …
  • Communal flare-up: Curfew in Odisha's Bhadrak 08 Apr 2017 00:51
  • Curfew imposed in Bhadrak town after violence 07 Apr 2017 16:27 SRINAGAR, NOV 11 (UNI):- A Security force personnel keeping vigil at Khawaja Bazar in down town Srinagar where curfew was imposed by the authorities to scuttle the “Jamia Masjid” challo to hold “ Freedom Congregation” call given by the separatist Hurriyat …
  • BJD captures Balasore, Bhadrak Zilla Parishads 26 Feb 2017 01:58 BALASORE/KEONJHAR: Even as the BJP made a clean sweep in Mayurbhanj district, it is still ‘BJD Raj’ in different ZP zones in the coastal districts of Balasore and Bhadrak, despite a few surprise gains for the Saffron party.   Reasserting its dominance …
  • 24x7 BSKY counter at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack 26 Jan 2020 03:28 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  A 24-hour special counter to provide medicines and medical consumables free-of-cost to patients under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) has been set up at SCB Medical College and Hospital here. The counter started …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik not to unfurl Tricolour in Cuttack for Republic Day celebrations 25 Jan 2020 03:28 BHUBANESWAR: For the first time, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will not unfurl the National Flag and take salute during Republic Day celebrations in Cuttack. The Chief Minister’s office said Finance and Excise Minister Niranjan Pujari will hoist the Flag …
  • Cuttack's SCB Medical College and Hospital quarters to be vacated by January 31 for expansion 24 Jan 2020 09:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  All the quarters in SCB Medical College and Hospital will be vacated by January 31 to pave the way for developing it into a world class institution. The work is scheduled to start in March. A decision to this effect …
  • Cuttack's Ravenshaw University starts staff recruitment after court order 22 Jan 2020 07:43 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Ravenshaw University has finally issued fresh advertisement for filling up 180 vacant posts of Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors in 19 departments in pursuance of an order of Orissa High Court. The …
  • CESU Cuttack ties up with Airtel Payments Bank 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Customers of Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar now have the option to pay their electricity bill at Airtel counters. Announcing its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank here on Monday …
  • Cuttack: 8 coaches of Lokmanya express derail, 20 injured 17 Jan 2020 01:44 CUTTACK: At least 20 passengers were reportedly injured, five of them critically, after Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Express derailed near Nergundi railway station in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Thursday morning. The mishap occurred at …
  • 24 passengers injured as Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derails near Cuttack 16 Jan 2020 18:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At least 24 passengers were injured, including 11 minors as Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed near Nergundi railway station in Cuttack district early on Thursday. East Coast Railway (ECoR) sources said …
  • Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derails near Cuttack, 40 injured 16 Jan 2020 07:54 Image Source : ANI Lokmanya Tilak express derails near Cuttack At least 40 people have been injured after eight coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) express derailed after the train rammed into a goods train. As per initial reports, …
  • Eight coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail near Cuttack, several injured 16 Jan 2020 04:17 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Updated: January 16, 2020 9:44:12 am Eight bogies have derailed, three others have slightly displaced from the tracks Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express Thursday morning hit a goods train leading to the …
  • Beautification plan for Cuttack's Badambadi area misses second deadline 15 Jan 2020 07:27 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The assurance of Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena to beautify Badambadi locality seems to have fallen apart with the executing authorities missing the deadline yet again. Jena, who had visited his native …
  • Cuttack youth jumps in front of train, ends life after alleged 'betrayal by lover' 12 Jan 2020 08:29 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Betrayed by his girlfriend, a man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train near Matrubhawan here on Saturday. The deceased is Manoj Kumar Swain (27) of Kantiala in Niali block. GRP recovered Swain’s body …
  • Absence of storage facility in Cuttack district leaves vegetable farmers cold 12 Jan 2020 07:07 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Vegetable farmers of the district are forced to go for distress sale of their produce due to lack of cold storages.With the harvesting time nearing, farmers especially cultivating potato, tomato and onion are a worried lot …
  • Cuttack District Headquarters Hospital to get better facilities 10 Jan 2020 07:21 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  The District Headquarters Hospital is all set to get a new look. It has been decided to expand the hospital with additional health care facilities. While G+8 building will be constructed to provide health care services …
  • Workshop on cybercrime for police inaugurated in Cuttack 10 Jan 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In order to curb cybercrime and enhance skills of officers at police stations, the Crime Branch in collaboration with ICICI Bank on Thursday organised a two-day workshop on ‘Bank Frauds - Prevention and Investigation’ …
  • Bharat bandh peaceful in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack 09 Jan 2020 08:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/CUTTACK: Shops and commercial establishments remained closed and buses remained off the roads in the Twin City of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on Wednesday in response to the nation-wide strike called by different trade …
  • SCB Medical College expansion: Slum dwellers to be shifted to Cuttack's Birupa river bank 06 Jan 2020 10:39 By Express News Service CUTTACK: To expedite the expansion work of SCB Medical College and Hospital campus, Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central Range, Anil Kumar Samal on Saturday visited Birupa river bank for relocation of slum dwellers to be …
  • Rain worsens road condition in Cuttack 05 Jan 2020 07:29 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  The untimely rains have left roads in major parts of the city in deplorable conditions. Most of the important streets, where JICA-funded Integrated Sanitation Improvement Project was carried out by Odisha Water Supply and …
  • Skipper Virat Kohli applauds Cuttack-hero Shardul Thakur in Marathi 23 Dec 2019 17:27 Image Source : @IMVKOHLI/TWITTER Skipper Virat Kohli applauds Cuttack-hero Shardul Thakur in Marathi Indian skipper Virat Kohli was in full praise of fast bowler Shardul Thakur, who fire powered the Men in Blue to a four-wicket win over West Indies on …
  • IND vs WI, 3rd ODI: Cuttack-hero Shardul Thakur feels he has talent to bat 23 Dec 2019 09:06 Image Source : TWITTER - ICC Shardul Thakur during series decider in Cuttack India beat West Indies by four wickets on Sunday to clinch three-match series 2-1 in Cuttack. Chasing the target of 316, Indian openers Rohit Sharma (63) and KL Rahul (77) shared …
  • Space crunch ails Cuttack library 23 Dec 2019 06:37 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The district library, one of the oldest libraries in the city, has been languishing since long due to apathy and negligence of the administration. Established in 1978, the library functioning under the Culture department …
  • Fani-hit LPG crematorium in Cuttack yet to be restored 23 Dec 2019 06:37 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Even though eight months have passed since the cyclone Fani hit the city, the lone LPG-run furnace system at Khannagar crematorium run by Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) is yet to be made functional. The 30-metre high …
  • India pip WI in Cuttack to win ODI series 23 Dec 2019 04:59 CUTTACK: Skipper Virat Kohli’s masterly 85 set up India’s successful chase as the hosts pipped West Indies by four wickets in the third and final One-day International to complete a 2-1 series win on Sunday. Chasing 316 for victory, India got off to a …
  • India pip Windies in Cuttack to win ODI series 22 Dec 2019 21:14 NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – Skipper Virat Kohli’s masterly 85 set up India’s successful chase as the hosts pipped West Indies by four wickets in the third and final one-dayer to complete a 2-1 series win today. Chasing 316 for victory, India got off to a …
  • Kohli conquers Cuttack and Windies 22 Dec 2019 20:39 India skipper Virat Kohli got his rhythm back at the right time as the right-hander hit 85 to help India win the three-match series against West Indies with a four-wicket victory in the series-deciding third and final ODI at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack …
  • I know I have the talent to bat: Shardul Thakur after match-winning cameo in Cuttack ODI 22 Dec 2019 18:34 Indian cricket fans and the team players inside the dressing room would have had their hearts in their mouth when Virat Kohli was sent packing for 85 by Keemo Paul. India still had 30 runs to chase down with 23 balls in hand and had set batsman Ravindra …
  • Navdeep Saini's firecracker pace lights up Cuttack 22 Dec 2019 18:10 The last time Cuttack hosted an ODI, India ran up 381 for 6. But, they still needed a special spell from Bhuvneshwar Kumar to defend that total on a belter. A similar belter was rolled out for the third ODI between India and West Indies at the Barabati …
  • HIGHLIGHTS 3rd ODI: Top order guide India to 4-wicket win in Cuttack; clinch series 2-1 22 Dec 2019 18:00 Image Source : AP IMAGE India vs West Indies, 3rd ODI: Top-order guides India to 4-wicket win in Cuttack; clinch series 2-1 HIGHLIGHTS  IND v WI, 3rd ODI: A big opening stand between Rohit Sharma and K.L. Rahul, Virat Kohli's 85 and a late surge from …
  • Virat Kohli, KL Rahul star in record run chase in Cuttack as India clinch 3-ODI series vs West Indies 22 Dec 2019 17:16 India overcame a few hiccups in the series-deciding match in Cuttack to beat the West Indies by 4 wickets win the 3-ODI series 2-1 at the Barabati stadium on Sunday. Chasing a challenging target of 316 for victory, India rode on superb knocks from captain …
  • The flick over square leg: How Nicholas Pooran did a Yuvraj Singh at Cuttack 22 Dec 2019 14:25 By: Sports Desk | Published: December 22, 2019 6:07:25 pm Nicholas Pooran scored a fantastic 89 in Cuttack. Nicholas Pooran is a class act and the southpaw proved his mettle in the third and final T20I between India and West Indies at the Barabati Stadium …
  • PHOTOS: Ind vs WI, 2nd ODI, Cuttack 22 Dec 2019 13:43 IMAGES from the 3rd ODI played between India and West Indies in Cuttack on Sunday IMAGE: Nicholas Pooran put on a superb batting display, scoring 89 off 64 balls to prop the Windies innings. Photograph: BCCI Skipper Kieron Pollard saved his best for the …
  • Cuttack brushes off the bad memories to fill Barabati Stadium 22 Dec 2019 11:28 October 6, 2015: India v South Africa, 2nd T20I, Cuttack. Crowd trouble forced two interruptions at the Barabati Stadium, and spectators even hurled plastic bottles on to the field, as India tumbled to a six-wicket defeat. ALSO READ: Crowd trouble takes …
  • Cuttack ODI: Shai Hope faster than Viv Richards, Babar Azam to 3000 ODI runs 22 Dec 2019 10:54 West Indies opener Shai Hope set a new record on Sunday when he became the fastest batsman from the Caribbean to score 3000 runs in ODI cricket. Shai Hope got to the milestone during the ongoing series decider between India and West Indies in the Barabati …
  • India vs West Indies: Will Virat Kohli put on a show in the decade-ender series decider in Cuttack 22 Dec 2019 04:48 The Barabati Stadium in Cuttack is all set to host India's concluding international match of the decade on Sunday. The 3-match ODI series between India and West Indies has been a high-scoring and entertaining one thus far with both the sides winnings a …
  • Cuttack Weather Forecast, India vs West Indies 3rd ODI: Will rain play a spoilsport? 21 Dec 2019 16:34 Squads: India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant, Shivam Dube, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Shami, Shardul …
  • Ahead of Cuttack ODI, Dube and Holder engage in TT duel 21 Dec 2019 10:13 Cuttack, Dec 21 (IANS) Ahead of the final One-Day International (ODI) match of the three-game series, which is currently levelled at 1-1, both India and West Indies cricketers are gearing up for the crucial clash. Before the contest, India’s Shivam Dube …
  • Virat Kohli enjoys 'day-off' with teammates before Cuttack ODI vs West Indies 20 Dec 2019 10:49 Team India had to put in extra efforts, both with the bat and in the field, to level the ongoing three-match ODI series against the West Indies in Visakhapatnam. After their grueling effort on Wednesday, the hosts arrived in the state capital on Thursday …
  • Ind vs WI: Navdeep Saini replaces injured Chahar for Cuttack ODI 19 Dec 2019 09:48 Cuttack, Dec 19 (IANS) Right-arm pacer Deepak Chahar has been ruled out of the third and final ODI against the West Indies due to a lower back injury. Navdeep Saini has been named as his replacement and will join the squad for the decider to be played on …
  • Deepak Chahar ruled out of Cuttack ODI, Navdeep Saini to replace him 19 Dec 2019 09:42 By: Sports Desk | Published: December 19, 2019 3:04:59 pm Deepak Chahar. (Source: AP Photo) Deepak Chahar has been ruled out of the third ODI between India and the West Indies, BCCI confirmed on Thursday. For the series decider at the Barabati Stadium in …
  • Cuttack's SCB Medical College and Hospital runs out of anti-rabies vaccine 19 Dec 2019 06:01 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Dog-bite victims have been left in the lurch due to non-availability of anti-rabies vaccine (ARV) at SCB Medical College and Hospital(SCBMCH) for the last 4 days. While hospital authorities have attributed the situation due …
  • 34 Kalyan Mandaps in Cuttack without NOC: CMC 18 Dec 2019 04:51 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court has fixed December 23 for hearing on the affidavit filed by Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on the status of compliance of prescribed guidelines by Kalyan Mandaps operating in the city. The …
  • No faculty appointment in Cuttack's Ravenshaw University for five years 16 Dec 2019 07:01 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Despite being a premier institute in higher education in the State, Ravenshaw University is struggling with shortage of teaching staff. Not a single teaching staff has been appointed in the university since 2014 while posts …
  • Cuttack Municipal Corporation's street vendor rehab plan yet to take off 15 Dec 2019 06:33 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  The plan of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) for rehabilitation of street vendors has failed to take off due to lackadaisical attitude of authorities.With the corporation failing to implement the Odisha Street Vendor …
  • Murder accused clicks selfie in Cuttack's Choudwar Circle Jail, makes it viral 15 Dec 2019 06:33 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Selfie of a murder accused clicked inside Choudwar Circle Jail has gone viral on social media exposing loopholes in the security of the jail.Biswajit Mohanty alias Happy, who was arrested by Malgodown police in connection …
  • Elderly couple found murdered in Cuttack home 14 Dec 2019 06:30 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  In a shocking incident, blood-soaked bodies of an elderly couple were found in their house at Beleswar New Colony under Madhupatna police limits on Thursday night. The deceased are Srinath Samal (72), a retired employee of …
  • Sorcery takes roots in Cuttack’s tribal villages, two killed in three months 12 Dec 2019 03:25 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Sorcery-related violence has raised its ugly head in tribal-dominated villages under Tangi-Choudwar block of Cuttack district. Two persons were killed in the last three months on the suspicion of practicing sorcery. In …
  • Help desk, fan park for cricket enthusiasts at Cuttack's Barabati stadium 10 Dec 2019 03:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  For the first time, Odisha Cricket Association will set up help desk in the galleries for the 3rd ODI between India and West Indies at Barabati Stadium scheduled on December 22. Gallery tickets for the match will be …
  • Cuttack Municipal Corporation gears up for waste disposal 05 Dec 2019 07:55 By Express News Service CUTTACK: In a bid to decentralise segregation and processing of waste, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has geared up for strengthening door-to-door waste collection and setting up Micro Composting Centres (MCC) in the city. …
  • Cuttack struggles with rising mosquito menace 03 Dec 2019 03:32 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Residential areas in Millennium city have been reeling under acute mosquito menace for the last few weeks. Negligence of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) in initiating adequate measures to check the growth of mosquito …
  • With new traffic rules, 63 violators penalised and fine upto Rs 71,500 collected in Cuttack 02 Dec 2019 06:23 By Express News Service CUTTACK: With police resuming strict enforcement of traffic regulations on Sunday, 63 violators were imposed fine in Cuttack. In one case, a minor’s father had to cough up Rs 6,000 after his son violated multiple traffic rules while …
  • Cuttack: Girl throws acid on boyfriend 27 Nov 2019 20:24 CUTTACK: In an unusual incident, a girl allegedly threw acid on a youth at Barik Sahi in Sikaripur area of Cuttack on Tuesday night. The victim, identified as Alekha Barik (25), sustained burn injuries in the face and neck and was immediately rushed to SCB …
  • Despite end of Cuttack's Baliyatra fair, waste yet to be cleaned 22 Nov 2019 01:35 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The laxity of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) towards environmental concerns has again been exposed as the filth and garbage left behind by the nine-day Baliyatra and Boita Bandana Utsav on Kartik Purnima before that …
  • December 2 deadline given for Cuttack Municipal Corporation to ensure rules on kalyan mandaps 22 Nov 2019 01:35 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Orissa High Court has set December 2 deadline for Cuttack Municipal Corporation to ensure adherence to prescribed guidelines by all kalyan mandaps in the city. Kalyan mandaps have been a matter of concern for the High Court …
  • Nine-day Baliyatra festival in Cuttack ends on a high note 21 Nov 2019 01:46 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The historic Baliyatra festival, which concluded here on Wednesday, registered a record business in 9 days. Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society (ORMAS), which had come up with total 410 stalls, including 27 food …
  • Pop events at Cuttack's Baliyatra fair brings outcry from cultural fraternity 20 Nov 2019 02:15 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Staging of Bollywood nights on Ganakabi Baishnab Pani Manch in Baliyatra trade fair has sparked off a controversy with the cultural fraternity accusing the district administration of moving away from the stated objective of …
  • Plot booking rules keep local traders away from Cuttack's Baliyatra  19 Nov 2019 01:48 Express News Service CUTTACK: The historic Baliyatra has taken a hit as local traders, commercial establishments and entrepreneurs have kept away from the biggest trade fair of the State. The absence of the usual variety of stalls, particularly consumer …
  • No ambulance at Cuttack's fairground 17 Nov 2019 07:21 By Express News Service CUTTACK: A woman sustained injuries on her head and face after an iron frame holding a cutout of a guest came crashing on her at the entrance to the Baliyatra ground here on Friday. The woman Chinmayee Sahu (30) of Nuapada had come …
  • Maniabandha weaves magic on Baliyatra trade fair visitors in Cuttack 16 Nov 2019 01:54 Express News Service CUTTACK: Visitors to the Baliyatra trade fair can not  only view live demonstration of the intricate weave of ‘Maniabandha Pata’ but also order a saree of their choice. Women members of Maa Kalapata Producer Group (PG) of Abhimanpur …
  • Naveen Patnaik demands ‘National Maritime Heritage Festival’ status for Cuttack Balijatra 13 Nov 2019 13:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged the Centre to accord ‘National Maritime Heritage Festival’ status to Balijatra at Cuttack that has been celebrating the glorious maritime history of Odisha since ages. Stating …
  • Odisha: 'Bali Yatra' festival begins in Cuttack 13 Nov 2019 08:29 Cuttack (Odisha) [India], Nov 13 (ANI): The festival 'Bali Yatra' which is organised every year in memory of the rich maritime history of the state, was inaugurated in Cuttack on Tuesday. The festival is organised at the bank of Mahanadi River …
  • Restrictions on vehicular traffic put in Cuttack for Baliyatra festival 12 Nov 2019 00:16 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Commissionerate Police has imposed restrictions on vehicular movement from 3 pm to 1 am to streamline traffic system in view of large turnout of revellers expected at the eight-day Baliyatra festival which kicks off from …
  • Modern Boita Bandana frills threaten aqua-life in Cuttack 12 Nov 2019 00:16 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Non-biodegradeable miniature boats made of thermocol and styrofoam flood the Millennium City markets despite a ban on their use to prevent choking of water bodies.The fancy boats will set sail in river Mahanadi and its …
  • Child death sparks protest at Cuttack's SCB Medical College and Hospital 11 Nov 2019 01:16 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Tension ran high at SCB Medical College and Hospital following the death of a five-year-old child. More than 100 irate locals, including the victim’s family members and relatives, shut down the doors of casualty ward and …
  • State-level festival status for Cuttack Baliyatra 02 Nov 2019 02:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Friday announced to recognise famous Baliyatra at Cuttack that celebrates the maritime glory of Odisha as a State-level festival.At a high level meeting chaired by Minister for Panchayati Raj, …
  • Buses flout halt ban on Cuttack’s busy roads 01 Nov 2019 04:46 By Express News Service CUTTACK: In gross violation of restrictions imposed by Commissionerate Police, private buses continue to pick and drop passengers anywhere on the roads, often leading to traffic congestion in the stretch from Madhupatna to Badambadi …
  • When Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel got signatures of princely states on treaty of accession at Cuttack railway station 31 Oct 2019 11:38
  • Deadline ends, Cuttack roads remain unattended 04 Oct 2019 05:20 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The plans of district administration to repair all roads in the city before Durga Puja seems to have fallen apart. The deadline of  September 30 has gone by but the roads continue to be in a deplorable condition. The …
  • Festivities begin: 16-day Durga Puja starts in Cuttack 23 Sep 2019 07:19 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Shakti shrines across Cuttack wore a festive look on Sunday with the beginning of the 16-day Sharadiya Durga Puja.  Chandi Mandir was decorated with flowers on the lines of Jagannath Temple in Puri during Rath Yatra. The …
  • Fire mishap paralyses BSNL services in Odisha's Cuttack 22 Sep 2019 05:44 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Financial transactions, particularly electronic transfer, were paralysed in 10 districts as the Main Local Exchange (MLE) of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) was damaged in the fire mishap at Telephone Bhawan building …
  • Fire breaks out at BSNL building in Cuttack 20 Sep 2019 12:28 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE Fire breaks out at BSNL building in Cuttack A fire broke out at Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's (BSNL) office building at Bajrakabati area in Odisha's Cuttack city on Friday. No casualty was reported and the …
  • Bad roads dampen spirit of Cuttack's Millennium City Durga Puja organisers 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Even as the Millennium City has started preparation for a grand celebration, the organisers’ spirit seems to have been dampened by poor condition of roads.The puja committees, which come up with lavish tableaus and …
  • Two Cuttack cops held responsible,suspended for death of girl student in road accident 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Two traffic cops were placed under suspension for allowing a heavy vehicle on the road connecting Ravenshaw University which led to the death of a girl student on Thursday. They are Havildar Surya Narayan Sahu and …
  • No heavy fines, clarifies Cuttack Police Commissioner 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Commissionerate Police on Friday clarified that they are not imposing heavy penalty under the Motor Vehicle Amendment Act which came into effect from September 1. Briefing media persons here, Commissioner of Police (CP) …
  • Indian pangolin rescued from house in Odisha's Cuttack 31 Aug 2019 05:02 Pangolins are often referred to as the world's most trafficked mammal. Cuttack: An Indian Pangolin was rescued from a house by the forest officials at Kharod village near Talachandragiri Reserve forest in Odisha. The mammal was rescued on Friday from …
  • Padhiary Pathagara in Cuttack to get facelift soon 28 Aug 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Padhiary Pathagara and Information Centre, one of the oldest libraries of the State located at Choudhury Bazar, will soon get a facelift.  Information and Public Relations Minister Raghunandan Das visited the library on …
  • Five years on, Cuttack's CCTV project yet to take off 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Commissionerate Police’s proposal in 2014 to instal high-end cameras at major traffic crossroads for a wider surveillance system remains a non-starter even five years after its conception. The project aimed to keep a …
  • Cuttack homeless murder case: Accused admits role in two killings, denies third 02 Aug 2019 03:09 By Express News Service CUTTACK: After a marathon 72-hour interrogation, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested 38-year old accused Narayan Sahu in connection with the murder of three homeless persons in the Millennium City. Sahu has reportedly …
  • Harmeet Desai hopes to cash in on Cuttack feat 31 Jul 2019 08:26 MUMBAI: Even though Harmeet Desai had tasted some success at the international level, the paddler hadn't really made it count at the individual level. Things, however, changed for the man from Surat a week ago when he got the monkey off his back by …
  • Odisha: Police arrest suspect in triple murder case in Cuttack 29 Jul 2019 17:02 Police had suspected that a psychopathic killer was responsible for the murders. Cuttack: Police have arrested a suspect on Monday in connection with the triple murder here. Speaking to media DCP Cuttak, Akhileshwar Singh said, "We have detained a …
  • Cuttack’s triple murder accused arrested 29 Jul 2019 10:37 The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack police commissionerate had increased vigil and started sensitising late-night commuters. (Representational) The Odisha police on Monday claimed to have caught the perpetrator of recent triple murders that had given Cuttack City a …
  • Odisha: Cuttack serial killer to be caught soon 29 Jul 2019 00:53 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha police on Sunday claimed to have a clue about the serial killer who has brutally murdered three persons in Cuttack city. “We have got some clues and based on that he will be caught very soon,” informed police commissioner Satyajit …
  • Odisha: Police conducts raids on dance bars in Cuttack, rescues 96 women 27 Jul 2019 14:09 Apart from Odisha girls, the dance bars had also engaged dancers from West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Mumbai, Punjab, and Haryana. Bhubaneswar: Cracking down on dance bars for illegally engaging women, a joint team of five police stations carried out ' …
  • Cuttack police raise vigil after three murders in 24 hours 27 Jul 2019 01:40 The police said the three murders have some similarities, even as many local residents have started talking about a suspected serial killer. The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack police commissionerate has increased vigil and started sensitising late-night commuters, …
  • Three Murders Within 24 Hours In Cuttack, Special Team To Trace Killers 26 Jul 2019 10:00 The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police plans to take steps to help prevent more such murders. Cuttack: A special police team has been formed to identify and trace the killers in the wake of three murders in the city since Tuesday, an officer said. …
  • Police on alert after 3 identical murders under 48 hours in Odisha’s Cuttack 26 Jul 2019 08:57 Cuttack: Three deaths within a span of 48 hours in Odisha’s Cuttack has led to widespread panic and the police are suspecting a psychopathic killer. A special team was set up on Friday to identify and trace the killer.  “In last 48 hours, three murders …
  • Cops intensify night patrolling in Odisha's Cuttack 26 Jul 2019 05:45 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Police are yet to make any breakthrough into the killing of three homeless people that has rocked Silver City and posed a serious challenge to Commissionerate Police. ALSO READ: Training for cops on soft skills gets …
  • Night Killer leaves Cuttack cops sleepless 26 Jul 2019 05:41 By Express News Service CUTTACK: As law and order situation spirals out of control across the State, brutal murder of three homeless persons in a span of 36 hours sent shockwaves in Cuttack on Wednesday. The murders, which apparently were committed in a …
  • Expired drugs dumped on Cuttack river bed 16 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service CUTTACK: After dumping of garbage and construction debris on Mahanadi river bed, expired drugs and expired food materials are being openly disposed of in the river near Bhuasuni Patha. The dumping on the river bed in violation of …
  • Cuttack Municipal Corporation plan for street vendors a non-starter 15 Jul 2019 04:29 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The plan of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) for rehabilitation of street vendors has failed to take off due to lackadaisical attitude of the civic body authorities.  With CMC failing to implement the Odisha Street …
  • 11-yr-old boy electrocuted in Odisha's Cuttack  10 Jul 2019 04:45 By Express News Service CUTTACK: An 11-year-old boy was electrocuted after coming in contact with a sagging live wire in Sriram village at 42 Mauza locality here on Tuesday.  The boy, Subhradas Acharya, was a Class V student of Saraswati Sishu Bidya Mandir …
  • NCLT Cuttack orders liquidation of Adhunik Metaliks, group co Zion 08 Jul 2019 16:27 With the UK-based Liberty House Group failing to implement its resolution plan, the Cuttack Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Monday passed order for liquidation of Adhunik Metaliks Ltd and group company Zion Steel. The Bench, comprising …
  • Cuttack Municipal Corporation facilitates continuous dumping in Mahanadi bed 05 Jul 2019 04:40 By Express News Service CUTTACK: In blatant violation of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order on keeping Mahanadi free from waste, dumping of garbage and construction debris on the river bed continues unabated with the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC …
  • Odisha: After nurses, video of women attendants dancing in Cuttack hospital goes viral 29 Jun 2019 08:16 Four nurses of a hospital in Odisha’s Malkangiri had recorded Tiktok videos of them singing and dancing. (File) A video of two women attendants of S C B Medical College and Hospital dancing in the orthopaedic ward has gone viral in the social media, days …
  • District officials in Cuttack to visit doorstep and listen to problem 29 Jun 2019 05:24 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  With an aim to create awareness among people on various developmental programmes of the Government, newly-appointed district Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani has launched ‘Grievances of People at their Doorsteps (GOPAD)’ …
  • Mahanadi’s abuse casts flood shadow on Cuttack 27 Jun 2019 04:01 Express News Service CUTTACK: Aided and abetted by administrative inaction, the Mahanadi river abutting Cuttack city is being buried one truck load of broken bricks and concrete debris at a time. The day is not far when the mighty Mahanadi will not take it …
  • Cuttack throws up stink as garbage piles up on roads 24 Jun 2019 04:39 Express News Service CUTTACK: Sanitation in the Millennium City has gone for a toss with heaps of unattended garbage strewn on roads and public places becoming a common sight in many parts of Cuttack. Garbage dumps can be seen along the roads stretching …
  • College student commits suicide in Cuttack 22 Jun 2019 03:56 By Express News Service CUTTACK: A Plus Three First Year Commerce student of Uday Nath College of Science and Technology at Adaspur in Cuttack district was found hanging from the ceiling fan in a hostel room on June 21.  The deceased has been identified as …
  • Fresh jaundice outbreak in Odisha's Cuttack 15 Jun 2019 05:21 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Fresh outbreak of jaundice has spread panic among residents of Sankarpur locality in the city. In the last one week, more than 10 persons have been affected by the waterborne disease in Sankarpur Diha Sahi and Barik Sahi …
  • Fire safety found lacking in coaching hubs of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack 28 May 2019 05:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/CUTTACK: In the wake of the coaching centre fire tragedy in Gujarat’s Surat, Odisha Fire Service personnel on Monday conducted simultaneous inspections at 23 coaching centres in the Twin City of Bhubaneswar and …
  • Indian Women’s League: Kolhapur City beat SAI-STC Cuttack 2-0 16 May 2019 10:45 Category: News, Sports Posted by Neha Published: May 16, 2019, 3:24 pm IST Updated: May 16, 2019, 3:24 pm IST ANI | Updated: May 16, 2019 12:25 IST Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], May 16 (ANI): FC Kolhapur City finished off their Indian Women’s League campaign …
  • 30 lakh affected by Cyclone Fani in Cuttack 05 May 2019 04:52 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Extremely severe cyclone Fani has wrought havoc in the district affecting more than 30.96 lakh people. As per preliminary assessment, a total of 30,96,874 people belonging to 2,065 villages in 14 blocks and 113 Wards in …
  • Tata Projects bags multiple orders worth ₹6,000 crore from BPCL, HPCL Rajasthan 27 Jan 2020 12:19 Tata Projects Ltd has received multiple orders in the oil and gas refinery sector with a combined value of over ₹6,000 crore from HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd (HRRL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL). BPCL’s order is for a 2G Bio Ethanol Project …
  • 450 new RI circles likely to be created in Odisha 26 Jan 2020 03:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In view of the demand for smaller revenue circles to ensure delivery of services without hassles, the State Government has reportedly decided to create 450 new revenue circles. As part of the move, the Government has …
  • Tata Projects bags Rs 6,000-crore orders in oil, gas refinery sector 25 Jan 2020 01:49 Engineering firm Tata Projects on Thursday said it has bagged four contracts worth Rs 6,000 crore in the oil and gas refinery sector in Odisha and Rajasthan. Of the four orders, three are from state-owned HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd (HRRL) and one from …
  • TATA Projects to execute bio-ethanol project 24 Jan 2020 19:20 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 23 (ANI/PRNewswire): TATA Projects Limited, one of India's fastest-growing and most admired infrastructure companies, today announced that the company has received multiple mega orders in the oil and gas refinery …
  • Tata Projects receives multiple mega orders in oil and gas refinery sector 24 Jan 2020 13:42 Jan 23, 2020 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- TATA Projects announced that the company has received multiple mega orders in the oil & gas refinery sector with combined value totalling more than Rs 6000 crore. Out of these, three orders are from HPCL …
  • Odisha government's healthcare outreach: Cancer hospital in Bargarh 22 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service BARGARH/SAMBALPUR: Extending the state government’s helping hand to healthcare facilities in western Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced establishment of a cancer hospital in Bargarh. Naveen made the …
  • Cancer hospital to come up in Odisha’s Bargarh 21 Jan 2020 14:20 Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced to set up a cancer hospital in the state’s Bargarh district. During his one-day tour to the western part of Odisha, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the new six-storey …
  • Four killed as truck runs over makeshift shops in Odisha's Sambalpur 21 Jan 2020 11:45 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Four persons died and four others suffered critical injuries after a truck ran over makeshift shops on the roadside ar Paramanapur area in Sambalpur district on Tuesday morning. The shops set up on January 16, sources …
  • Loads of challenges await new president of Odisha BJP 20 Jan 2020 03:17 With smooth election and the appointment of a new state president in Odisha, the BJP has not only stolen a march over its Opposition rival Congress, which continues to sink deeper in self-destruction mode, but also shown the intent of not letting anything …
  • Odisha announces steps to check distress migration from four districts 15 Jan 2020 21:30 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: January 16, 2020 2:00:31 am Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a series of steps to check distress migration from the state, …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces special package for migrant workers on Sankranti 15 Jan 2020 11:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a special package for migrant workers for strengthening their livelihood and creation of assets in 20 migration prone blocks of four western Odisha districts on the occasion of …
  • Four Odisha government officials dismissed for corruption 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government dismissed four officials from service after corruption charges were proved against them following a vigilance investigation recently. Three other officials were also given compulsory retirement. …
  • Kansa's kingdom faces elephant loss at Odisha's Dhanu Yatra 10 Jan 2020 05:54 Express News Service BARGARH :  Kansa's  elephant ‘Kuvalaya’ is an integral part of the Dhanu Yatra. Throughout the 11-day-long open air theatrical performance, people look forward to King Kansa moving around the town on his caparisoned elephant during …
  • Selfie zone a hit among youths in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BARGARH: A selfie point set up by the district administration at Dhanu Yatra venue has become a major hit among youths and students. Hundreds of visitors are thronging the spot to click pictures every evening. Though the open-air …
  • Odisha family’s 72-year-old journey to add glamour and glory 07 Jan 2020 06:05 Express News Service BARGARH: Behind the glittery costumes, bold makeup, hairdos and colourful props that bring alive different mythological characters of Bargarh’s Dhanu Yatra, there are many unsung heroes who strive to make the world’s biggest open-air …
  • IMD predicts rain in Bhubaneswar, SRC alerts farmers 01 Jan 2020 06:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With IMD predicting moderate rainfall in parts of Odisha from January 1 to 4, the State Government on Tuesday asked district administrations to take measures to prevent damage to paddy at procurement centres (mandis). …
  • Odisha shivers in intense cold for third consecutive day, 16 places record temperatures below 10 degree Celsius 31 Dec 2019 04:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha continued to reel under intense cold wave for the third consecutive day with 16 places recording below 10 degree Celsius on Monday. Paradip was the coldest in the State with the temperature recorded at 5.4 degree …
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in all districts of Odisha 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Worried over declining child sex ratio and rising crimes against women, State Government has decided to implement the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme of the Centre in all 30 districts. Launched in 2015, the scheme …
  • Odisha in cold grip: Below 10 degree Celsius in 15 places 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The cold wave condition intensified across Odisha with Sonepur recording the lowest temperature of the season for the second day at 3.4 degree Celsius (C) on Sunday. As many as 15 stations in the State recorded minimum …
  • BJP won’t backtrack on NRC implementation, says Suresh Pujari 26 Dec 2019 03:44 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) is essential for the security and self-respect of the country, said BJP national secretary and Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari on Wednesday. Addressing media persons here, …
  • Tata Power bags CESU, three discoms put on bid 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  After Tata Power took over the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) for distribution and retail supply of electricity in five circles, process has been initiated for sale of three other distribution companies. …
  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to dedicate Balangir LPG plant to nation on December 27 23 Dec 2019 08:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has completed construction of its second LPG bottling plant at Balangir in a record 19 months. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will dedicate the plant to the nation on …
  • Vice President to dedicate LPG bottling plant in Odisha 22 Dec 2019 14:17 Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will dedicate a LPG bottling plant in Odisha’s Balangir district on December 27, said an official on Sunday. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has set up the new state of the art LPG …
  • Odisha's RGH stocks anti-rabies vaccine 17 Dec 2019 04:59 By Express News Service ROURKELA: People of Rourkela heaved a sigh of relief after authorities of Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH) confirmed availability of anti-rabies vaccine in the hospital from Monday. Supply of the vaccine was disrupted for the last …
  • Odisha BJP to have new chief by December-end: BJP general secretary Arun Singh 16 Dec 2019 06:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With too many aspirants for the top organisational post in the State unit of the BJP, the saffron party on Sunday started election of district presidents. "Election of the State BJP president will be completed by …
  • Blow to BJP, 2 Zilla Parishad members defect to BJD 15 Dec 2019 21:00 BHUBANESWAR: Dealing a body blow to Bharatiya Janata Party in Odisha, two of its Zilla Parishad (ZP) members from Bargarh district who were allegedly missing for quite some days surfaced in Bhubaneswar and joined the BJD. The development came just as the …
  • Odisha to open 45 fast track courts 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to ensure speedy disposal of sexual crimes against women and children, Odisha Government on Tuesday decided to set up 45 fast track courts in the State. The move comes after Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi …
  • Body Of Unidentified Woman Found With Gunshot Wounds In UP 04 Dec 2019 08:42 The senior police officialsaid the rape could only be confirmed after an autopsy (Representational) Banda, Uttar Pradesh: The body of an unidentified woman, bearing gunshot wounds to the head, has been found inside an abandoned police booth in the Bargarh …
  • Body of woman found with gunshot wounds in UP 04 Dec 2019 05:57 PTI | Updated: Dec 4, 2019, 11:08 IST Representative imageBANDA: The body of an unidentified woman, bearing gunshot wounds to the head, has been found inside an abandoned police booth in the Bargarh area of Chitrakoot district, officials said on Wednesday. …
  • Odisha MLAs demand withdrawal of online token system for paddy procurement 28 Nov 2019 06:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Members of the ruling BJD continue to push the State Government to withdraw the online token system for paddy procurement with a plea that the new system is causing inconvenience to farmers. Raising the issue during …
  • Token unavailability derails procurement 27 Nov 2019 05:24 By Express News Service BARGARH : Even as all purchase centres across the district were made operational on Monday for procurement of Kharif paddy, majority of farmers are still unable to participate in the process in absence of tokens.While those willing …
  • 43 died in police custody in 10 years: Odisha government 26 Nov 2019 04:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government on Monday said at least 43 people have died in police custody and 165 persons killed in the exchange of fire with security personnel in the State during the last 10 years. In a written reply to a …
  • 43 died in police custody, 165 killed in encounter in last 10 years in Odisha 25 Nov 2019 18:08 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Monday said at least 43 people have died in police custody and 165 persons killed in the exchange of fire with security personnel in the state in the last 10 years, Minister of State for Home, D S Mishra said this …
  • 30 PACS start work in Bargarh 25 Nov 2019 06:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Paddy procurement has picked up in Bargarh district with purchase of more than 66,000 quintal from 970 farmers in the last two days. As many as 30 out of 58 primary agriculture cooperative societies of the district have …
  • Staff salary blocked in Odisha for not submitting attendance information 24 Nov 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Defying Government order has cost 61-aided Higher Secondary Schools in the State dearer. October salaries of the employees of the schools have been blocked for not submitting biometric attendance sheet of teaching and …
  • Get FASTag or pay double the toll at National Highways from December 1 24 Nov 2019 05:28 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Come December 1, vehicle owners in Odisha will have to face two stricter rules. Along with enforcement of new traffic rules, collection of toll through FASTags will also be mandatory on National Highways. Though the State …
  • Free coaching to be provided SC/ST civil services aspirants in Rourkela 23 Nov 2019 01:13 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The Rourkela Smart City Ltd and Rourkela Municipal Corporation will provide free special coaching to civil services aspirants of ST and SC communities under ‘Samata’ initiative.   Official sources said an entrance test …
  • OMCs require 40% more ethanol in FY20, to utilise non-sugarcane sources 21 Nov 2019 12:11 To meet the Centre’s ambitious blending norms, oil marketing companies (OMCs) have sought requirement of 5.11 billion litres of ethanol from all sources in the 2019-20 marketing year that starts from December 1. The demand is 40 per cent more than the …
  • Bhubaneswar to remain Dhanu Jatra’s Kansa 15 Nov 2019 05:54 By Express News Service BARGARH: Bhubaneswar Pradhan will continue to essay Dhanu Yatra’s protagonist Kansa’s character in the 71st edition of historic theatrical festival in Bargarh. Owing to pressure from various quarters including artistes of the …
  • 80 mobile loos for traffic cops across Odisha 10 Nov 2019 03:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Police has decided to install 80 mobile toilets in major cities and towns for convenience of traffic personnel on duty.  A mobile toilet has already been installed at Acharya Vihar in the city while seven others …
  • He abused me, pulled my arm: Journalist misbehaved by BJD MP, FIR registered 07 Nov 2019 14:39 Mohanty, however, denied the allegation, even as visuals of the incident were broadcast by local TV channels. Bhubaneswar: An FIR was registered against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly misbehaving with a journalist of a private TV channel, police said …
  • Special train to run between Puri and Amritsar 04 Nov 2019 18:39 New Delhi: On the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, a special train will run between Puri in Odisha and Amritsar in Punjab from November 9. According to a release, the 08427 Puri-Amritsar Express Special train will depart from Puri …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses six government officers, withholds pension benefits of five others for corruption 04 Nov 2019 12:46 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dismissed six government officers from service and withheld pension benefits of five others for being involved in corruption, officials said. The action by Patnaik is part of the state …
  • Rice producer Odisha faces no stubble burning 02 Nov 2019 11:37 Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (IANS) Unlike north India, crop stubble burning is not prevalent in Odisha even though it has started making inroads unto several parts of the coastal state. Air pollution due to stubble burning has turned a critical health hazard in …
  • BJD wins Bijepur by-poll in Odisha by over 97,000 votes 24 Oct 2019 11:33 Bhubaneswar: BJD candidate Rita Sahu on Thursday won the by-poll to the Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha by a margin of 97,990 votes, which is the highest ever margin in the history of the state's Assembly polls. Sahu registered her victory over …
  • Bypolls 2019 Live Updates: Polling underway across 51 assembly seats, two Lok Sabha constituencies in 18 states 23 Oct 2019 09:29 Assembly bypolls 2019 Updates, Lok Sabha bypolls: A by-elections ended in all 52 constituencies across 18 states Arunachal Pradesh’s Khinsa west constituency recorded the record 89 per cent turnout, while 11 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh recorded the …
  • Bijepur bypoll: Centenarians defy age to exercise franchise 22 Oct 2019 12:12 By Express News Service BARGARH: Their restricted mobility due to old age could not deter their determination to exercise their franchise. On Monday, centenarians Ramji Sahu and Lochana Naik became an inspiration for many young voters as they stepped out …
  • 72% voter turnout in Bijepur bypoll in Odisha 21 Oct 2019 14:00 Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) By-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district recorded a voter turnout of 72 per cent on Monday. The Chief Electoral Office (CEO) sources said polling in Bijepur recorded 72 per cent by 5 p.m. The CEO …
  • Bypolls: Brisk polling in eastern region 21 Oct 2019 11:01 Guwahati/Patna/Gangtok: Brisk polling has been recorded in 15 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha constituency in the eastern region, by-elections to which are being held on Monday. The Assembly by-elections are in progress in five seats of Bihar, …
  • Polling underway in 15 Assembly, one Lok Sabha seat in East 21 Oct 2019 10:48 NET Bureau Voting for the by-elections to 15 Assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat in six states of the eastern region began on Monday amid tight security. Of the 15 Assembly seats, five are in Bihar followed by four in Assam, three in Sikkim and …
  • Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Hema Malini cast vote | LIVE 21 Oct 2019 10:07 Oct 21, 2019 3:33 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Pakistan is breaching Postal Union's norms, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: "For the last two months, Pakistan has stopped postal service from India. It…
  • 25.7% voting 11 a.m. in Odisha’s Bijepur Assembly bypoll 21 Oct 2019 07:47 Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) About 25.7 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 a.m. on Monday for the Bijepur Assembly bypoll in Odisha’s Bargarh district, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sushil Kumar Lohani. Lohani said polling was peaceful across …
  • Voting begins for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha 21 Oct 2019 03:10 Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The voting has begun for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district on Monday. A total of 2.32 lakh eligible voters including 1.20 lakh male and 1.12 lakh female are expected to exercise their …
  • Pradhan questions Naveen’s development agenda 19 Oct 2019 02:03 By Express News Service BARGARH: Hitting out at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for vacating Bijepur Assembly segment, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said the BJD supremo’s promises of developing the constituency are false. Holding a …
  • BJP, BJD in verbal duel ahead of Bijepur bypolls 18 Oct 2019 19:48 Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party entered into a verbal duel with the campaign for the by-poll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district reaching the last lap. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, …
  • Naveen on road show for Bijepur bypoll 18 Oct 2019 03:28 By Express News Service BARGARH : With  two days left for campaigning to end for by-election to Bijepur Assembly seat, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Thursday held a road show in support of the party candidate Rita Sahu.The Chief Minister …
  • Campaign gains momentum for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha 17 Oct 2019 13:59 Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (IANS) The campaign for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district has gained momentum with the three major political parties leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters. The leaders of Biju Janata Dal (BJD …
  • Campaign picks up pace for Bijepur by-poll 14 Oct 2019 02:20 By Express News Service BARGARH: Campaign for Bijepur by-election has picked up momentum with leaders of the three major political parties joining the race to woo voters in their favour.Raising the political temperature in the Assembly constituency, BJD, …
  • Parties list star campaigners for Bijepur 04 Oct 2019 05:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJD, BJP and Congress on Thursday announced names of prominent leaders as their star campaigners for Bijepur by-election scheduled on October 21.From the BJD camp, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is likely to campaign …
  • NRC issue in air again, immigrants in Odisha's Kendrapara on edge 03 Oct 2019 08:56 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: The issue of deportation of Bangladeshi immigrants from the coastal district of Kendrapara has cropped up again with the Union Government making moves in the direction. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has written to …
  • Odisha rights panel seeks report on distress labour migration 01 Oct 2019 06:51 A full Bench of the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Monday took suo motu cognizance of distress labour migration from the State and directed the Labour Secretary to file a comprehensive report on the issue by October 28. The full Bench of the OHRC …
  • BJP names Sanat Gartia as its candidate for Bijepur bypoll 29 Sep 2019 10:50 Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said it will field Sanat Gartia for the by-election to Bijepur assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district. Following the approval of central election committee, BJP national working president …
  • Odisha BJP sends memo to Chief Electoral Officer over pre-poll violence 29 Sep 2019 06:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJP on Saturday registered a complaint with Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) against Minister Sushant Singh alleging that the attack on party worker Manoranjan Meher at Bijepur was orchestrated by him. A BJP delegation …
  • Naveen Patnaik renominates MLA Rita Sahu for Bijepur Assembly 29 Sep 2019 06:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The BJD has reposed faith in former MLA Rita Sahu by announcing her as the party’s candidate for the by-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency to be held on October 21. Announcing Rita’s candidature, Chief Minister …
  • Rita Sahu to be BJD candidate for Bijepur bypolls 28 Sep 2019 09:05 Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 (IANS) Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday announced former MLA Rita Sahu as the party’s candidate for the October 21 bypolls to the Bijepur Assembly constituency in Bargarh district. “I am indebted to the people of …
  • IMD predicts more rain, dists on alert 28 Sep 2019 05:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With IMD predicting heavy rains in the State for two more days, Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena on Wednesday asked district Collectors to keep administrative machinery ready to meet any exigency arising out of …
  • S K Lohani new Chief Electoral Officer of Odisha 27 Sep 2019 16:34 Image Source : ECI S K Lohani new Chief Electoral Officer of Odisha The Election Commission of Indian (ECI) has approved the appointment of Sushil Kumar Lohani as the next Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha, an official said on Friday. Lohani, a 1995- …
  • Odisha approves investment proposals worth Rs 2,435 crore 27 Sep 2019 05:16 BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha government has approved investment proposals worth Rs 2,435 crore in different sectors which would provide direct employment to 5,432 people in the state, an official said. The investment projects were approved at the State Level …
  • Single window nod for 10 projects 27 Sep 2019 04:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Thursday approved 10 investment proposals with an estimate of around `2435.57 crore in different sectors like food processing, chemical, metal, infrastructure, power and renewable energy. These …
  • Election Commission sets Bijepur bypoll date on Oct 21 22 Sep 2019 05:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday announced that by-poll to Bijepur Assembly constituency will be held on October 21 along with 63 other Assembly and one Lok Sabha seats. Announcing the by-poll schedule …
  • 24 special courts in Odisha to deal with POCSO cases 20 Sep 2019 20:05 Bhubaneswar:The Odisha government on Friday said it would establish 24 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) for disposal of cases of rape and other sexual offences against children in a time-bound manner. State Law Minister Pratap Jena said as per the Odisha …
  • Subash Chauhan appointed Western Odisha Development Council head 19 Sep 2019 04:15 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Putting all speculations to rest Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday appointed senior leader Subash Chauhan as Chairperson of the Western Odisha Development Council (WODC), three months after the …
  • Parties start legwork for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha  15 Sep 2019 08:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The three main political parties have started groundwork for by-poll to Bijepur Assembly segment anticipating announcement of the polling date by the Election Commission of India soon. The by-poll is expected towards …
  • Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights meet over welfare migrant workers’ children 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BALANGIR : A district level consultation meeting on welfare of migrant workers’ children was held here on Friday. A draft action plan to address the plights of these children was prepared in the presence of officials of six Western …
  • Two held for murdering man over liquor in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 05:55 By Express News Service BARGARH: Police on Monday arrested two murder accused who murdered a person over liquor on Sunday in Bhatli block. They are Bhagbana Bariha of Bheluanpadar village and Jagdish Biswal of Kansar village. The two in an inebriated …
  • Odisha Assembly polls: BJD, BJP direct fight for Bargarh seat 11 Apr 2019 05:42 Express News Service BARGARH: A direct fight between BJD and BJP is on the cards in Bargarh Assembly seat.With Congress fielding a relatively weak candidate for the seat, sitting MLA and BJD candidate Debesh Acharya will lock horns with BJP’s Ashwini Kumar …
  • Odisha: Police ASI among two arrested in Bargarh rape case 11 Feb 2019 20:02 By PTI SAMBALPUR: A police official and a 22-year-old man were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Odisha's Bargarh district, police said. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in Sohela Banmali Kuanr and a youth -- Kaibalya alias …
  • Ethanol plant in Bargarh to take off soon: Dharmendra Pradhan 10 Jun 2018 16:25 SAMBALPUR (ODISHA): Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that work for the Rs 1,000 crore ethanol plant in Bargarh is likely to take off soon. The Union minister for petroleum and natural gas said that the project was delayed as the state …
  • Opposition members question House panel report on Bargarh farmer’s suicide 24 Apr 2018 01:43 BHUBANESWAR: The suicide of Hadu Bagarti, the Bargarh farmer who took the extreme step in February last year over crop loss, returned to haunt the State Government on Monday with the Opposition Congress questioning the status of the inquiry into the case …
  • Breaking News March 25: 5 killed, 4 injured in collision between van, truck near Odisha's Bargarh 25 Mar 2018 05:17 IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:   10:42 am: As soon as we were informed about the …
  • Poor highway work angers Bargarh 19 Mar 2018 20:13 Sambalpur: Citizens of Bargarh district have formed a platform to intensify their agitation against the alleged substandard construction of Sambalpur-Bargarh highway. The Highway Users' Forum held a meeting in Bargarh and has decided to agitate in …
  • Ancient tools, weapons unearthed in Odisha’s Bargarh district 23 Feb 2018 08:13 By: PTI | Sambalpur (odisha) | Updated: February 23, 2018 12:34 pm “This discovery will help us in understanding migration and subsequent colonisation by human beings in this part of India,” Behera told PTI. The recent archaeological excavations carried …
  • Kansa back in Bargarh 23 Dec 2017 19:57 Sambalpur: The famous Dhanu yatra festival, touted as the largest open-air theatre in the world, began in the west Odisha town of Bargarh on Saturday. During the festival, the small district headquarters town of Bargarh is transformed into Mathura. The …
  • Stage set for Bargarh Dhanu Yatra today 23 Dec 2017 03:29 Raj Durbar (king’s court) being set up at Hatpada in Bargarh | Express  BARGARH : Stage is all set for the 11-day open air theatre Dhanu Yatra scheduled to begin from Saturday here. Kansa, who is the central character of the Yatra, will hold his Raj Durbar …
  • 12th farmer ends life in Bargarh in 50 days 16 Dec 2017 02:52 BARGARH: Another farmer from the district ended his life by consuming pesticide due to crop loss after pest attack on Friday. With the death of the farmer, the number of farmer suicide cases in the district rose to 12 in the last 50 days. The deceased …
  • Pradhan seeks CM intervention for ethanol plant at Bargarh 02 Dec 2017 02:46 BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the assistance of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for setting up the 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Pradhan said the plant will be set up …
  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan writes to CM Odisha for assistance for 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. 01 Dec 2017 17:29
  • Kansa rule in Bargarh from Dec. 23 29 Nov 2017 18:59 Bhubaneswar Pradhan. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar: Stage has been set for Bargarh's famous Dhanu Yatra, an 11-day festival that revolves round the story of demon king Kansa, with a jury picking up veteran Bhubaneswar Pradhan to essay the role of the …
  • Gadkari urged to declare Odisha's Bargarh-Basna road as national highway 09 Nov 2017 06:22
  • Odisha government orders probe as farmer commits suicide in Bargarh 01 Nov 2017 14:27 BHUBANESWAR/SAMBALPUR: A day after setting his pest-affected crops on fire, Brunda Sahu (55) of village Kalapani in Bargarh district ended his life by allegedly consuming poison in his paddy field on Wednesday. According to reports, Brunda was found …
  • Day after drought package, farmer ends life in Bargarh 27 Oct 2017 06:40 BARGARH : The State Government’s package for drought-hit farmers came as little help for Indra Bariha, who allegedly killed himself over crop loss in Bargarh district. Having consumed pesticide, he succumbed on Wednesday evening. Bariha was a resident of …
  • Contractors blame government for Bargarh bridge collapse 03 Oct 2017 04:59 BHUBANESWAR: All Odisha Contractors' Association on Monday blamed the State Government for the Bargarh bridge collapse incident.They alleged that the Government was providing about 25 per cent less on a project in the State as compared with the amount …
  • Two Naxals killed in Odisha's Bargarh region 27 Sep 2017 07:20 [India], September 27 (ANI): Two Naxals, including a female, were shot dead during a combing operation by Odisha Police in the Bargarh's Salepali Forest region early on Wednesday. Police confirmed that they had also recovered arms, ammunition and cash …
  • Bargarh bridge collapse: Two engineers arrested for neglect 26 Sep 2017 02:59 SAMBALPUR: Two engineers of Rural Works Department were arrested by Bargarh Police on Monday in connection with the collapse of under-construction bridge on river Jeera in Bheden block of Bargarh district. They are Assistant Executive Engineer Kamlakanya …
  • Vigilance unearths IAY funds  anomaly in 12 Bargarh blocks 30 Jul 2017 06:11 BARGARH:The Sambalpur Vigilance Division has found massive irregularities in disbursement of funds for construction of houses under Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) in 12 blocks of the district. Illegal allotment and payment against non-existing houses have come …
  • Bargarh weavers appeal to Modi for GST relief 20 Jul 2017 07:11 BARGARH:Members of Bargarh District Bunakar Mahasangha (BDBM) on Wednesday submitted a petition addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through Collector Khagendra Kumar Padhi demanding exemption of handloom products from purview of Goods and Services …
  • Water pits, the only respite for Bargarh women 25 Apr 2017 02:54 BARGARH: Every morning, Iswari Barik along with 20 other women of Putudera village in Bargarh district spends almost three hours under the sun for collecting water from a chuan (water pit) on the dry bed of Kumudi nullah. This has been a routine chore for …
  • Bargarh daily market gutted, Rs 50 lakh property destroyed 20 Apr 2017 02:40 Vendors gather near their shops after the fire was brought under control on Wednesday | Express BARGARH: A major fire broke out at Hatpada daily market in Bargarh town in the wee hours of Wednesday damaging property worth lakhs. Fortunately, no human …
  • After Bargarh, farmer ends life in Ganjam 15 Mar 2017 01:15 BERHAMPUR: After the farmer’s suicide in Bargarh, yet another farmer ended his life over crop loss and loan burden. T Bulu Reddy (33) of Chikarada village under Rangeilunda block in Ganjam district allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide. Reddy …
  • Bore-well fails Bagarty, farmers in Odisha's Bargarh suffer 11 Mar 2017 03:37 Collector surveying crop field of Khainu Bagarty during visit on Thursday | Express BARGARH: Even as District Collector Anjan Kumar Manik visited Kendapali village, following the suicide of farmer Khainu Bagarty, to record his observation, there is no …
  • 30 ghost beneficiaries withdraw monthly pension in Odisha 22 Jan 2020 05:54 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: At a time when hundreds of elderly, disabled, widows and destitute women are running from pillar to post to get social security benefits, around 30 ghost beneficiaries in Khairang panchayat of Jagatsinghpur block are …
  • CESU Cuttack ties up with Airtel Payments Bank 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Customers of Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar now have the option to pay their electricity bill at Airtel counters. Announcing its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank here on Monday …
  • Odisha expects JSW Steel project to begin soon after successful hearing 19 Jan 2020 10:36 Odisha expects work on the proposed Rs 53,700-crore integrated steel project at Jagatsinghpur in Paradip by Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group to start soon following successful conclusion of a public hearing, a state official said on Sunday. The consent of local …
  • Security Personnel Raped Colleague's 4-Year-Old Daughter In Odisha: Cops 18 Jan 2020 13:52 The accused, a head CISF constable, allegedly lured the girl with chocolate (Representational) Paradip, Odisha: A CISF personnel posted in Odisha's Paradip allegedly raped his colleague's four-year-old daughter after luring her with chocolate to …
  • CISF personnel rapes colleague's 4-year-old daughter in Odisha IOCL township 18 Jan 2020 13:02 By PTI PARADEEP (Odisha): A CISF personnel posted in Odisha's Paradip allegedly raped his colleague's four-year-old daughter after luring her with chocolate to his quarter, police said on Saturday. The accused hails from Tamil Nadu and was posted …
  • Socialising twist to governance at Odisha's IAS officers meet in Konark 15 Jan 2020 07:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The first conference of IAS officers in Naveen Patnaik 5.0 is going to be a different affair. It will blend serious brainstorming on governance with bonding and socialisation. This year’s annual meet aims to break the …
  • CESU announces January 15 deadline for electricity bill defaulters in Odisha 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) on Thursday issued an ultimatum to defaulting consumers asking them to clear their arrears by January 15 to avoid disconnection of power supply. Reminding the December 10 …
  • Baba Gorakhnath temple priests on hunger strike over Prasad 07 Jan 2020 06:05 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Priests and sevayats of Baba Gorakhnath temple in Kerakera village under Raghunathpur block launched an indefinite hunger strike protesting the trust board’s decision to stop preparation of ‘Prasad’ on Monday. The …
  • UCO Bank extending credit linkage to 10,000 self help groups 05 Jan 2020 19:54 State-owned lender UCO Bank has said it has recovered ₹800-900 crore from four large stressed accounts in the December quarter under the bankruptcy law and is extending credit linkage to 10,000 Self Help Groups "We recovered between ₹800-900 crore …
  • Real estate employee held for harassing girl in Odisha 05 Jan 2020 06:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Police on Saturday arrested an employee of a city-based real estate firm for harassing a 19-year-old girl.  The accused, Shyam Sundar Sethi of Chandaka, and the victim were employees of the same firm. On Friday, Sethi …
  • Rains add chill to cold wave in Odisha 04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The unseasonal rain on Friday led to chilly weather almost across Odisha. Between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Friday, Balasore recorded 18 mm rainfall, followed by Talcher 15 mm, Keonjhar 14 mm and Angul 11 mm. The Twin City …
  • Odisha school kids come up with innovative models to reduce vehicular pollution 01 Jan 2020 06:19 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Two students from the district have come up with devices that aim to revolutionise the irrigation system and reduce vehicular pollution. They have been selected to participate in the 45th Eastern India Science Fair, …
  • Odisha forest cover up by 274 sq km in two years 31 Dec 2019 04:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha forest cover has increased by 274 square km in the last two years, as India State of Forest report (ISF) 2019 released on Monday. The forest area of Odisha, known for its rich biodiversity, wildlife sanctuaries …
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in all districts of Odisha 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Worried over declining child sex ratio and rising crimes against women, State Government has decided to implement the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme of the Centre in all 30 districts. Launched in 2015, the scheme …
  • Hearing peaceful, villagers back JSW plant 21 Dec 2019 01:54 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The scheduled public hearing for environmental clearance of JSW Utkal Steel Ltd’s proposed steel plant went peacefully in Gadakujanga panchayat on Friday amid presence of over 2500 villagers. The hearing was jointly …
  • Hearing on proposed JSW Steel plant passes off, people's demands to be met 20 Dec 2019 17:02 Public hearing for JSW Steel's proposed plant at the site earlier selected for the Posco project, passed off peacefully here on Friday with the district administration of Jagatsinghpur assuring the people that their legitimate demands would be met. …
  • Odisha's Sanra panchayat sarpanch’s husband in soup over bribe demand 20 Dec 2019 06:47 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  Husband of Sanra panchayat’s Sarpanch has landed in trouble for demanding bribe from beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) in Jagatsinghpur district. A police case has been filed against the accused …
  • BDA section officer held for corruption 20 Dec 2019 05:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Vigilance officers on Thursday arrested Section Officer, Establishment Section of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), Bibhuti Bhushan Ray, for possessing disproportionate assets of over `1.17 crore. Bhubaneswar …
  • Odisha BJP to have new chief by December-end: BJP general secretary Arun Singh 16 Dec 2019 06:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With too many aspirants for the top organisational post in the State unit of the BJP, the saffron party on Sunday started election of district presidents. "Election of the State BJP president will be completed by …
  • INCOIS team, Odisha State Disaster Management Authority in tsunami-prone village 15 Dec 2019 06:33 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  A team of officials from Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) and Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) along with a delegation from UNESCO visited Noliashai village in …
  • Coastal highway may skip Odisha's Chilika to protect lagoon  15 Dec 2019 05:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha Government is contemplating to exclude eco-sensitive zone of Chilika from the proposed coastal highway plan, a major portion of which was accepted recently.The 451-km highway which will pass through Balasore, …
  • Odisha to open 45 fast track courts 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to ensure speedy disposal of sexual crimes against women and children, Odisha Government on Tuesday decided to set up 45 fast track courts in the State. The move comes after Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi …
  • CESU warns: Pay dues or go without power 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) has asked defaulting consumers to pay their outstanding electricity bill by January 15 or face disconnection. “The power distribution utility will intensify its drive to …
  • Four arrested for cheating man of Rs 2 lakh 09 Dec 2019 05:33 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Chauliaganj police on Sunday arrested four persons for cheating a person of Rs 2 lakh on the pretext of exchanging lower denomination notes with higher ones.The accused are Manoj Patnaik, Anil Kumar Bhoi of Budhapada, …
  • 12 years in chains: Life of a mentally ill man   09 Dec 2019 04:09 JAGATSINGHPUR: The burden of poverty and mental illness has made life a living hell for 40-year-old Khetramohan Parida who has been chained and confined to the house by his family members for the last 12 years. The heart-rending tale of Khetramohan, who …
  • Canning centre lies defunct 03 Dec 2019 05:17 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Lack of efforts to restart the Horticulture department’s lone canning centre in the district, which is lying closed for the last eight months, has fuelled resentment among farmers and self-help groups. The facility …
  • Minister counters Opposition charge on dalit girl’s death 27 Nov 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra on Tuesday dismissed Opposition allegations that the State Government is trying to suppress the alleged case of rape and suicide of a dalit girl in Jagatsinghpur and said …
  • Panel plan to combat pollution 27 Nov 2019 03:35 By Express News Service PARADIP: A district-level environmental committee of Severely Polluted Area (SPA) comprising 13 members was formed on Tuesday to prepare an action plan for combating pollution in Paradip. In 2017, the Central Pollution Control Board …
  • Child falls ill after double dose of JE vaccine in Odisha 26 Nov 2019 07:42 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  A child was taken ill after being allegedly administered double dose of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) vaccine in Badgaon village within Balikuda police limits. The eight-year-old, Soumya Ranjan Sethy of Salajang village …
  • Noisy scenes in Odisha Assembly over Jagatsinghpur rape case 26 Nov 2019 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Assembly on Monday witnessed noisy scenes over the rape of a minor girl with the Opposition members demanding a statement from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the incident. The House had to be adjourned several …
  • Staff salary blocked in Odisha for not submitting attendance information 24 Nov 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Defying Government order has cost 61-aided Higher Secondary Schools in the State dearer. October salaries of the employees of the schools have been blocked for not submitting biometric attendance sheet of teaching and …
  • Student forced to clean school toilets 24 Nov 2019 03:56 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Locals and guardians have accused headmistress of Bachhalo UP School Nitalata Parida of forcing a Class IV student to clean the institution’s toilets. Despite a probe into the matter by Childline, Jagatsinghpur, …
  • ITI-trained mechanic in Odisha devises battery-run bike 23 Nov 2019 01:13 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: In an attempt to curb pollution and aid utilitarian fuel consumption, ITI-trained  mechanic Pradip Mohapatra of Benapada village under Naugaon tehsil has come up with a unique alternative to run scooters and …
  • Rural roads in bad shape in Jagatsinghpur, poor implementation of government scheme alleged 21 Nov 2019 01:51 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Cracks have developed on many roads laid under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), exposing the sub-standard work carried out by contractors in the district. The 13 km PMGSY road from Barti under Raghunathpur …
  • Odisha: 488 schools shut down in 2019-20 academic session 20 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Efforts of the Government to motivate children to continue school education by introducing several schemes seem to have failed to achieve the desired result. Poor enrolment has forced the Government to shut down 1,772 …
  • Critically-ill youth from Odisha seeks CM’s help to trace father 16 Nov 2019 01:58 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A 25-year-old critically-ill youth of Sudhabhuni in Raghunathpur has sought the help of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to trace his father who has been missing since two months. Laxmiprasad Routray is suffering from …
  • Phone explosion kills labourer in India 15 Nov 2019 03:58 Phone explosion kills labourer in India ODISHA: A 22-year-old man in Indian state Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district succumbed to his injuries caused due to the explosion of his phone and lost his life. Police investigations have concluded that the man was …
  • Over-charging phone may have killed 22-year-old in Odisha 14 Nov 2019 04:31 Further specific details of the make, model and exact cause of the explosion of the phone have not been revealed yet A 22-year-old man in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district succumbed to his injuries caused due to the explosion of his phone and lost his life. …
  • Odisha CM announces package for Bulbul affected farmers 11 Nov 2019 15:08 Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced an assistance package for farmers affected by the cyclone Bulbul. Taking a review meeting here, he also asked the district collectors to submit damage assessment report by …
  • Man dies in mobile phone blast in Odisha 11 Nov 2019 12:18 Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) A 22-year-old man died after his mobile phone exploded while charging in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, said police on Monday. The mobile phone exploded, which was being charged, while the youth was sleeping in a room in …
  • Jagatsinghpur tops SATH-E survey on education 11 Nov 2019 05:15 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Jagatsinghpur has achieved top position among the 30 districts of Odisha in school education on the lines of Centre’s Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital in Education (SATH-E) programme for the month of …
  • Fire personnel to rescue of pregnant woman 11 Nov 2019 03:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Setting an example, Odisha Fire Service (OFS) personnel on duty helped a pregnant woman of Giria village under Rajkanika police limits and admitted to hospital when strong wind and rains lashed Kendrapara district under …
  • Farmers in distress as cyclone 'Bulbul' wreaks havoc on paddy crops in Odisha 11 Nov 2019 02:33 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Paddy farmers are in distress as heavy rainfall and strong wind during cyclone Bulbul has damaged their standing crops on thousands of hectares of land in different areas of the district. Paddy was cultivated on 86, …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to make aerial survey of Bulbul-hit areas today 11 Nov 2019 01:16 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will make an aerial survey of cyclone Bulbul affected districts on Monday afternoon and review damage and restoration measures at the Lok Seva Bhavan in the evening. Nearly three lakh …
  • Cyclone Bulbul: Heavy rains claim one life in Odisha 10 Nov 2019 04:46 Image Source : TWITTER/@SATYAPRAD1 Cyclone Bulbul: NDRF men pressed into service in Odisha Heavy rains and high-velocity winds triggered by the very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' lashed coastal Odisha on Saturday claiming one life, uprooting …
  • 'Bulbul' triggers heavy rainfall, uproots trees in Odisha 09 Nov 2019 12:34 Image Source : PTI 'Bulbul' triggers heavy rainfall, uproots trees in Odisha. Representational image Heavy rain accompanied by high-velocity winds, trigerred by very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul', lashed several parts of coastal Odisha on …
  • High wind, heavy rain alert for Odisha, Bengal as Bulbul heads ashore 09 Nov 2019 12:01   The very severe cyclone Bulbul over North-West Bay of Bengal may weaken when crossing the Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Sagar Islands (Bengal) and Khepupara (Bangladesh) across the Sunderbans late this (Saturday) evening. It would have wound down to …
  • Cyclone Bulbul: Squally weather prevails over Odisha 09 Nov 2019 07:31 Squally weather with wind speed touching 60 kmph continued to prevail over coastal Odisha districts of Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Balasore, Bhadrak under the impact of the very severe cyclonic storm Bulbul over northwest and adjoining …
  • Heavy rains, winds hit coastal Odisha as cyclone Bulbul moves towards West Bengal and Bangladesh 09 Nov 2019 06:53 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Several parts of coastal Odisha have been experiencing heavy rainfall accompanied with gusty winds under the influence of very severe cyclonic storm Bulbul over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal. The …
  • Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ creating havoc in Odisha coast 09 Nov 2019 06:49 Bhubaneswar, Nov 9 (IANS) With Cyclone Bulbul progressing towards West Bengal coast, it has triggered heavy rainfall coupled with strong wind in the coastal districts on Saturday. Hundreds of trees were found uprooted in several places in the coastal …
  • Cyclone Bulbul: Odisha coastal districts to face heavy rain, rough sea likely today 09 Nov 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as very severe cyclonic storm Bulbul headed towards West Bengal-Bangladesh coast, the Odisha Government on Friday issued alert to all coastal and northern districts to be ready in case of any exigencies. Chief …
  • ‘Yellow warning’ issued in four districts of Odisha 08 Nov 2019 22:06 The meteorological centre in Bhubaneswar has issued yellow warning for four districts of Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Bhadrak. Bhubaneswar: Severe cyclonic storm Bulbul formed over west-central and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal has …
  • 'Bulbul' becomes very severe cyclonic storm, to make landfall on Sunday 08 Nov 2019 20:30 By PTI KOLKATA/BHUBANESWAR: With the cyclone 'Bulbul' intensifying into a very severe cyclonic storm and triggering heavy rain in parts of Odisha and West Bengal, the two states are bracing for the impact. The Met department in the two states …
  • Bulbul intensifies into very severe cyclone 08 Nov 2019 12:47   Cyclone Bulbul has intensified twice over into a very severe cyclone and India Meteorological Department (IMD) is expecting it to intensify even further ahead of landfall. Here is the IMD bulletin link: https://mausam.imd.gov.in/Forecast/ …
  • Cyclone 'Bulbul' intensifies; rain pounds parts of WB, Odisha 08 Nov 2019 10:17 Bhubaneswar: Cyclone 'Bulbul' over Bay of Bengal has gained strength and intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm, triggering rain in several parts of coastal Odisha and its adjoining areas, an IMD official said. Centred over westcentral and …
  • Cyclone Bulbul: Odisha puts coastal districts on alert 08 Nov 2019 09:36 Bhubaneswar, Nov 8 (IANS) The Odisha government has put the coastal districts on alert as the wind speed and rainfall will gradually increase under the impact of severe cyclonic storm Bulbul, said Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena on Friday. …
  • Preventive steps on for Bulbul 08 Nov 2019 04:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said cyclonic storm Bulbul will intensify into severe cyclonic storm but swerve towards Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal, the Odisha Government asked …
  • Cyclone Bulbul may lash Odisha with rain, strong winds 07 Nov 2019 15:16 Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) The Cyclone Bulbul is likely to lash Odisha with heavy rains and strong winds from Friday, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday. As a precautionary measure, the district administrations in Puri, …
  • Concession to traders at Jagatsinghpur's Sarala temple opposed 27 Sep 2019 03:52 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Endowment Commissioner Chittaranjan Mohapatra’s grant of exemption in bid amount to traders offering services at Sarala temple here has not gone down well with devotees and servitors. They have threatened to stage an …
  • Researchers, social activists, students, lecturers and advocates participate in science march organised in Jagatsinghpur 11 Aug 2019 03:35 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  The importance of science is being undermined by a section of people, including politicians and even some educational institutions, said speakers during a science march conducted here on Saturday. Researchers, social …
  • Midday meal fund embezzled in Jagatsinghpur district 03 Aug 2019 03:02 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  A special audit has brought to the fore yet another scam in the mid-day meal (MDM) scheme implementation in the district. About Rs 4.89 lakh has allegedly been embezzled from the funds generated from selling of empty …
  • Jagatsinghpur farmers wary of new paddy seed varieties  09 Jul 2019 03:54 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Farmers of Jagatsinghpur district are unwilling to give up traditional varieties of paddy seeds and experiment with new high yielding ones, thanks to the failure of the agriculture department in creating awareness on …
  • Jagatsinghpur municipality ropes in SHGs roped for sanitation work 23 Jun 2019 04:00 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: In a major step towards inclusion of women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in all its works, Jagatsinghpur Municipality has decided to engage them in sanitation job to make the town clean. This apart, the civic body will …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur BEO Manas Ranjan Dashorders probe into poll code violation  10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A probe has been started into allegations of violation of Model Code of Conduct by the Block Education Officer (BEO) of Jagatsinghpur, Manas Ranjan Dash during the recently concluded polls. The investigation is being …
  • 8,843 voters press NOTA in Jagatsinghpur 26 May 2019 06:18 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Despite political parties fielding doctors and social workers among others, None of the Above (NOTA) option received 8,843 votes in the recently concluded elections in the district. Out of five elected representatives …
  • Odisha: Chief Secretary visits Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur to review relief, restoration operations 09 May 2019 18:38 [India], May 9 (ANI): The Chief Secretary AP Padhi on Thursday reviewed the relief and restoration operations in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts in the aftermath of severe cyclone 'Fani'. "There has been substantial progress in the …
  • Discontent over Jagatsinghpur candidates puts BJD in a fix 02 Apr 2019 05:49 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Discontent over BJD’s selection of candidates in the four Assembly segments and one Lok Sabha seat of Jagatsinghpur has cast a shadow on the party’s prospects in the district.  The party has announced the candidature …
  • Discontent in party may hurt BJP in Jagatsinghpur 28 Mar 2019 06:25 By Express News Service PARADIP: Discontentment over candidate selection, if not quelled soon, may affect the poll prospects of BJP in the district. After the party announced its nominees for all four Assembly seats of the district, leaders who were …
  • Maneka Gandhi opens Ujjwala Utsav at Jagatsinghpur 25 Jan 2019 04:55 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday inaugurated Ujjwala Swabhiman Utsav held at Ratisingha village in Balikuda through video conferencing.  Nearly 2,000 women, who had availed …
  • Rift in Jagatsinghpur district BJP comes to fore 07 Nov 2018 09:07 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Rift in the district BJP has come to the fore after parallel party meetings were held in Balikuda-Erasama and Paradip Assembly constituencies. On October 28, hundreds of BJP workers led by local leader and party …
  • Jagatsinghpur milk farmers demand price hike 17 Oct 2018 02:44 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Thousands of dairy farmers of Jagatsinghpur district have alleged harassment by State owned milk federation OMFED. They alleged that OMFED, which collects milk through its chilling centres at Tirtol and Balikuda …
  • Titli had no impact in Jagatsinghpur 12 Oct 2018 03:36 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Titli had little impact in Jagatsinghpur district, which was tagged as a red zone by India Meteorological Department before the system made a landfall. Residents breathed a sigh of relief even as the district …
  • Water worry for Jagatsinghpur district farmers 09 Oct 2018 03:48 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  CRACKS have developed in paddy fields of Jagatsinghpur district for non-supply of irrigation water. Canals in the district have dried up and many lift irrigation points are lying defunct. Thousands of hectares of …
  • Dengue spreading fast in Jagatsinghpur  04 Sep 2018 23:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: AS dengue continues to affect more people in Erasama block in Jagatsinghpur district, the locals have started shifting pregnant women and children to safer and hygienic  places. Over 200 dengue positive cases have …
  • Coastal security takes a beating in Jagatsinghpur district 09 Aug 2018 03:03 By Express News Service PARADIP: Jagatsinghpur district has three marine police stations (PSs) - Paradip Marine PS, Jatadhari  Marine PS and Bandar Marine PS - for securing the district’s vast coast. These facilities, however, fail to serve any purpose in …
  • Jagatsinghpur starts palm tree plantation drive 23 Jul 2018 23:06 Express News Service AGATSINGHPUR:  In the wake of alarming rise in incidents of lightning strikes, a palm tree plantation drive has been started by the district administration.The Forest department has been instructed to create awareness among residents …
  • Odisha: Fund irregularities cast shadow on open defecation free target of Jagatsinghpur 17 May 2018 03:11 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district is set to miss the target of making all the blocks open defecation free (ODF) by the deadlines unless urgent remedial measures are taken to check large scale irregularities in implementation of Swachh …
  • Women plan protests for liquor-free panchayat in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 31 Mar 2018 02:05 Women under the banner of Odisha Nisha Nibarana Abhiyan taking out a rally protesting illegal sale of liquor in Japa panchayat on Friday | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: Hundreds of villagers of Erasama block in the district on Friday demanded complete ban on sale …
  • Students forced to clean school toilets in Jagatsinghpur 30 Mar 2018 01:58 Image used for representational purpose. JAGATSINGHPUR: At a time when primary education in the State is in dire straits due to lack of adequate infrastructure and teachers, an incident of students being allegedly forced to clean toilets in a school has …
  • Blood bank runs dry for months, patients suffer in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 27 Mar 2018 02:46 Image for representational purpose only. JAGATSINGHPUR: Surgical procedures have been postponed in the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here due to acute shortage of blood.While the blood bank of the DHH has gone dry, important medical procedures …
  • Alaka river fish farming project: Central team inspects Jagatsinghpur 10 Mar 2018 02:31 JAGATSINGHPUR:  A six-member team of Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) recently visited different areas of Biridi, Jagatsinghpur, Balikuda and Erasama to prepare Techno-Economic Feasibility Report as part of the fish farming project by …
  • Doctor crunch hits healthcare in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 13 Feb 2018 00:32 Image used for representational purpose. JAGATSINGHPUR: Shortage of doctors and lack of adequate infrastructure have crippled healthcare services in the district. Against the total sanctioned strength of 157, hospitals in the district are running with only …
  • No helmet, no puja of new bike at Jagatsinghpur 16 Jan 2018 12:17 Here’s a message that’s profound in it’s simplicity – Sorry no puja of motorcycles will be performed without helmet. The message from Sarala temple at Jagatsinghpur, Odisha addresses those who are in the habit of getting their vehicles blessed after a …
  • No takers for potato crop in Jagatsinghpur​ 09 Jan 2018 05:26 JAGATSINGHPUR: Lack of storage facilities and market linkage have taken a toll on potato cultivation in Jagatsinghpur district.Out of 98,000 hectares (ha) of cultivable land in the district, 86,850 ha are used for growing paddy while potato cultivation is …
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  • Hospital lacks doctors, villagers opt for quacks in Jagatsinghpur 18 Dec 2017 03:26 JAGATSINGHPUR: Blame it on  shortage of doctors in the coastal villages of Jagatsinghpur district or illiteracy and ignorance, spiritual healing is on the rise here. Poor villagers often consider the spiritual healers, belonging to various sects, as …
  • 14 bogies of goods train derails in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 24 Nov 2017 05:45 [India], November 24 (ANI): At least 14 bogies of a coal laden goods train derailed near Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Friday. The incident occurred at 5:55 am, near Gauli station here. No casualties were reported. The Indian Railways informed …
  • Cyclone shelter worry for seaside Jagatsinghpur villages 30 Oct 2017 03:51 JAGATSINGHPUR: The fear of Super Cyclone, which left a trail of destruction in Jagatsinghpur in 1999, continues to haunt people of the coastal villages in the district where the safety of cyclone shelters still remains a distant dream. Though 18 years have …
  • Government nod for Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jagatsinghpur 29 Sep 2017 06:01 JAGATSINGHPUR: Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan (KVS) on Thursday gave its nod to open a Central School in the district. In a letter, Joint Commissioner, KVS, New Delhi E Prabhakar has asked the district administration to start Classes I to V from the current …
  • Jagatsinghpur panics as swine flu kills five in 20 days 02 Sep 2017 04:34 Image used for representational purpose only JAGATSINGHPUR: Panic has gripped people of Jagatsinghpur district following death of five persons in 20 days due to swine flu.On Thursday, Kartik Behera of Adhang village within Balikuda police limits and Bijaya …
  • Dry canals in monsoon hit Jagatsinghpur farmers 01 Aug 2017 05:30 Cattle left to feed on damaged paddy saplings in Patnagarh of Balangir district | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: At a time when Jajpur and Kendrapara districts are reeling under flood fury, the farmers in several blocks of neighbouring Jagatsinghpur district are …
  • Jagatsinghpur sheep killings 08 Jul 2017 00:11 Bhubaneswar/Cuttack, July 7: Even as the mystery over killing of sheep at Niali in Cuttack district remains to be solved, nine fresh cases were reported from Ali Pingal in Jagatsinghpur district today. While forest officials have not been able to catch …
  • Odisha: 8 dead, 2 injured after truck collides with auto-rickshaw in Jagatsinghpur 10 Jun 2017 06:35 Residents of the area have sought immediate arrest of the driver who fled from the spot after the accident. (Source: Google Maps) At least eight people have been killed and two others critically injured after a truck collided with an auto-rickshaw in …
  • JSW steel plant likely to come up on Posco land in Jagatsinghpur 29 Apr 2017 02:37 BHUBANESWAR: JSW Steel Limited is likely to set up a 10 million tonne capacity steel plant in Odisha, possibly on the land acquired for the Posco steel project in Jagatsinghpur district. JSW chief Sajjan Jindal informed this after a meeting with Chief …
  • Peace meet in tense Jagatsinghpur village after Dalit assault 26 Apr 2017 02:26 JAGATSINGHPUR: A peace committee has been formed by heads of Japa and Kunjkothi panchayats to bring normalcy in Kalikuda village where a Dalit woman and five others were assaulted for trying to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Panchayat Samiti chairman …
  • Sand extraction continues unabated in Jagatsinghpur 12 Apr 2017 02:17 Some of vehicles seized by police in Jagatsinghpur | Express PARADIP: A long line of trucks ferrying sand lifted from the beds of different rivers in Jagatsinghpur district is a common sight. The trade is  illegal and restriction imposed by National Green …
  • Women of Jagatsinghpur district walk 2 km to get potable water 31 Mar 2017 02:40 Athagharia village women crossing the rickety bamboo bridge over Balijori river to reach Balijori village to collect water from a tubewell for drinking and other purposes in Jagatsinghpur district | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: The long and arduous walk for …
  • Parties begin poaching of candidates in Jagatsinghpur 24 Feb 2017 02:45 JAGATSINGHPUR: With two days left for the outcome of panchayat elections to be announced, horse trading in Tirtol, Naugaon, Raghunathpur and Biridi blocks has come to the fore. None of the three political parties, BJD, BJP or Congress, has won a majority …
  • 450 new RI circles likely to be created in Odisha 26 Jan 2020 03:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In view of the demand for smaller revenue circles to ensure delivery of services without hassles, the State Government has reportedly decided to create 450 new revenue circles. As part of the move, the Government has …
  • Nearly 600 schools in Odisha district shut due to man-elephant conflict 25 Jan 2020 00:34 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: January 25, 2020 5:11:00 am Odisha’s Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) and Chief Wildlife Warden HS Upadhyay said the elephant is no longer in the vicinity and added that the situation is …
  • Tata Steel Kalinganagar honoured at World Economic Forum 2020 24 Jan 2020 13:29 Bhubaneswar: Tata Steel Kalinganagar has been honoured at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020 for its recent admittance into the Global Lighthouse Network. The network is a small but growing group of global corporations that are showing leadership in …
  • Elephant scare shuts down schools in Korei block of Odisha's Jajpur district 24 Jan 2020 12:21 Express News Service JAJPUR: Faced with food crisis in the forests, a wild elephant's quest for fodder has forced Jajpur district administration in Odisha to virtually shut down schools in a block and urban local body areas. The elephant which has …
  • Two killed, two injured by elephant in Odisha 24 Jan 2020 09:26 Jajpur: Two people were killed and two others injured by an elephant in Sankhachilla village on Thursday. The deceased were crushed by an elephant when they were trying to drove it away from a paddy field. One of the persons attacked the elephant with a …
  • Monkeys kill AGAIN in India as rogue primate chases a woman off a roof to her death 22 Jan 2020 16:13 Monkeys kill AGAIN in India as rogue primate chases a woman off a roof to her death while she was hanging out washing Jayanti Swain, 45, was heard shrieking during the attack by the primate  She panicked and tried to escape but was found outside on the …
  • CESU Cuttack ties up with Airtel Payments Bank 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Customers of Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar now have the option to pay their electricity bill at Airtel counters. Announcing its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank here on Monday …
  • 4-yr-old Odisha girl raped in Anganwadi centre by Class-X student 18 Jan 2020 04:45 By Express News Service JAIPUR:  A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a boy, studying in Class X, inside an Anganwadi centre at Mangalpur village under Dharmasala police limits on Thursday. The child was alone in the classroom when the incident took …
  • Night temperature in Odisha to rise from today 14 Jan 2020 06:22 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Night temperature in Odisha, which is under the grip of coldwave for last two days, will start increasing from Tuesday. IMD officials said minimum temperature will increase by 2 to 4 degree Celsius in next 24 hours and …
  • Cuttack youth jumps in front of train, ends life after alleged 'betrayal by lover' 12 Jan 2020 08:29 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Betrayed by his girlfriend, a man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train near Matrubhawan here on Saturday. The deceased is Manoj Kumar Swain (27) of Kantiala in Niali block. GRP recovered Swain’s body …
  • Four Odisha government officials dismissed for corruption 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government dismissed four officials from service after corruption charges were proved against them following a vigilance investigation recently. Three other officials were also given compulsory retirement. …
  • CESU announces January 15 deadline for electricity bill defaulters in Odisha 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) on Thursday issued an ultimatum to defaulting consumers asking them to clear their arrears by January 15 to avoid disconnection of power supply. Reminding the December 10 …
  • Bandh brings normal life to a grinding halt in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The nationwide bandh called by 10 central trade unions against the ‘anti-people’ policies of Centre and other issues evoked mixed response from people throughout the State on Wednesday.  Roads wore a deserted look and …
  • Union cabinet clears disinvestment in NINL 08 Jan 2020 18:58 BHUBANESWAR: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved disinvestment of equity share of six PSUs including two under the state government in the loss-making Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) thereby paving way to bring in new investors through auction. …
  • 13 degree colleges in Odisha served show-cause notice for poor enrollment 07 Jan 2020 14:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Government on Tuesday issued show-cause notice to 13 degree colleges over poor enrollment. Higher Education department secretary Saswat Mishra who issued the show-cause notice to the colleges said as per the …
  • Union Minister Pratap Sarangi’s agitation pays off 07 Jan 2020 06:05 By Express News Service BALASORE: Union Minister of State for MSME Pratap Sarangi’s agitation on New Year day over mismanagement at FM Medical College and Hospital here seems to have yielded the desired result as patients admitted to the wards were given …
  • Jajpur cooperation department yet to recover duped money 07 Jan 2020 04:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even after three years of detection of a financial fraud involving Rs 16.39 lakh in paddy procurement in Jajpur district, the Cooperation department has failed to recover the amount and initiate criminal proceedings …
  • Rains add chill to cold wave in Odisha 04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The unseasonal rain on Friday led to chilly weather almost across Odisha. Between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Friday, Balasore recorded 18 mm rainfall, followed by Talcher 15 mm, Keonjhar 14 mm and Angul 11 mm. The Twin City …
  • Bidding for Emami Cement to commence mid-Jan, Ultratech ahead in race 03 Jan 2020 13:04 Bidding for the acquisition of Emami Cement is likely to commence by mid-January this year with Aditya Birla Group firm UltraTech Cement leading the race at an offer price of Rs 6,500-7,000 crore in an all-cash deal. Emami Group has decided to monetise its …
  • BJP reiterates demand for CBI probe into lady village level worker death in Odisha 03 Jan 2020 04:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJP on Thursday reiterated its demand for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of lady village level worker Smitarani Biswal accusing the state machinery of making all efforts to weaken the case. “It’s been two-and …
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in all districts of Odisha 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Worried over declining child sex ratio and rising crimes against women, State Government has decided to implement the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme of the Centre in all 30 districts. Launched in 2015, the scheme …
  • Farm focus in Odisha 2019: Best and worst 30 Dec 2019 02:49 Express News Service KALIA merges with PM-KISAN What KALIA proved for BJD in the State, PM-Kisan yielded similar results for BJP at the Centre in 2019 elections. After remaining reluctant for merger of Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income …
  • Three trains cancelled for safety work 28 Dec 2019 04:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three trains have been cancelled and eight others rescheduled on Sunday in view of safety related modernisation work between Balasore and Nilagiri Road railway stations in Bhadrak-Kharagpur section under South Eastern …
  • Carnival fever grips residents of Jajpur 27 Dec 2019 07:04 By Express News Service JAIPUR:  Carnival fever has gripped the people of Jajpur with the district playing host to a series of cultural festivals (Mahotsavs) from December 10. The celebrations spanning one and a half months will come to an end on January …
  • Tata Power bags CESU, three discoms put on bid 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  After Tata Power took over the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) for distribution and retail supply of electricity in five circles, process has been initiated for sale of three other distribution companies. …
  • Two killed as ambulance hits truck 23 Dec 2019 05:19 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Two persons were killed and as many sustained injuries after an ambulance in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck on NH-215 near Brajanagar Chowk within Panikoili police limits on Sunday. While the …
  • Action on headmasters for leave sans permission 23 Dec 2019 05:19 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Headmasters of two Government primary schools in Korei block have landed in trouble for taking leave without informing the district education authorities. Salaries of the two headmasters, Saran Kumar Rout of Koreigadia and …
  • UltraTech leads the race to buy Emami Group’s cement business 22 Dec 2019 18:14 Mumbai: UltraTech Cement Ltd, India’s largest producer of the building material, has emerged as the front-runner to buy the cement business of Emami Group in an all-cash deal worth ₹6,500-7,000 crore, according to three people with direct knowledge of the …
  • Man with two Aadhaar cards and two voter IDs found in Odisha's Jajpur 22 Dec 2019 00:09 By Express News Service JAIPUR:  A curious case of a person with two identities has come to fore in Jajpur Road.  As per an FIR lodged by the coordinator of Vyasanagar unit of Bajrang Dal Sushil Kumar Mallick with Jajpur Road police, Bitu Biswas, son of …
  • CAA violence in West Bengal cloud on Odisha's Bhitarkanika tourism 17 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Violence in West Bengal and other states over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is likely to take a toll on inflow of tourists to Bhitarkanika National Park and other places in Kendrapara district. Several trains from West …
  • 3 booked for assaulting woman in Odisha's Jajpur village 17 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service JAJPUR: An FIR has been filed against three persons of Mangarajpur village within Dharmasala police limits for allegedly thrashing a woman after she objected to one of them clicking pictures of her daughter on his mobile phone. All …
  • Odisha CM says will not implement NRC: Muslim delegation 13 Dec 2019 12:01 Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) A Muslim delegation on Friday said that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has assured them that the state government will not implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The Muslim delegation from Bhadrak, Balasore and …
  • NCS test eludes patients as SCB struggles with shortage of equipment, staff 13 Dec 2019 04:15 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The crippled health care services at SCB Medical College and Hospital here make a mockery of the State Government’s claim to provide affordable medical services to all in time. The premier health care institution of the …
  • Citizenship Bill LIVE | Opposition demands Bill be sent to select committee 11 Dec 2019 08:04 Dec 11, 2019 1:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda This bill is against India and West Bengal: TMC Trinamool Congress leader Derek 'O' Brain said: "This bill is against India and West Bengal." Dec 11, 2019 1:14 PM (IST) Posted by …
  • Odisha to open 45 fast track courts 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to ensure speedy disposal of sexual crimes against women and children, Odisha Government on Tuesday decided to set up 45 fast track courts in the State. The move comes after Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi …
  • CESU warns: Pay dues or go without power 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) has asked defaulting consumers to pay their outstanding electricity bill by January 15 or face disconnection. “The power distribution utility will intensify its drive to …
  • Two arrested for separate rape charges in Odisha 11 Dec 2019 02:08 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Two youths were arrested on charges of rape in separate incidents in the district on Monday night. In the first incident, Jajpur town police arrested Chandia Gedi for raping a widow in Khandara Gedisahi village. According to …
  • Odisha primary school teacher arrested for coming to school tipsy 08 Dec 2019 08:46 By Express News Service JAJPUR: A ganasikhyak of Balia Primary School in Sukinda block, who was dismissed from service for coming to school in an inebriated condition and forcing students to kneel down, was arrested on Saturday. The accused, Makaranda …
  • ABVP and NSUI activists protest rising crime against women in Odisha 08 Dec 2019 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Hundreds of ABVP and NSUI activists on Saturday launched a strong protest over increasing cases of violence against women in Odisha at gathered at Mahatma Gandhi Marg and raised slogans accusing State Government of …
  • Maithan Steel Plant workers in Odisha confine MESCO MD Rita Singh over pending salary 05 Dec 2019 08:02 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Protesting nonpayment of salary and other dues for over 10 months, workers of Maithan Steel Plant confined industrialist and managing director of MESCO Group Rita Singh to her company guesthouse in Kalinga Nagar for more …
  • Slowdown has JSW pushing IPO plans for cement unit by a year 03 Dec 2019 19:35 Mumbai: Citing the deepening slowdown and the resultant fall in demand, JSW Group has pushed its plans to take its cement unit public with an IPO by a year to 2021. JSW Cement had initially planned to hit the market with an initial public offer on reaching …
  • 140 arrested in Odisha for drink and drive in 24 hours; offenders fined ₹ 10,000 each 01 Dec 2019 04:35 Image Source : TWITTER 140 arrested in Odisha for drink and drive in 24 hours; offenders fined ₹ 10,000 each The Odisha Police have arrested 140 people in 24 hours for drunken driving, according to a senior police officer, here on Saturday. Interim …
  • 140 arrested for drunken driving in Odisha 30 Nov 2019 15:07 Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) The Odisha Police have arrested 140 people in 24 hours for drunken driving, according to a senior police officer, here on Saturday. Interim Director General of Police (DGP) Satyajit Mohanty said, they were arrested in a crackdown …
  • Second Wife Files Complaint Over Odisha Man's Third Marriage 28 Nov 2019 18:30 The police swung into action after woman threatened to set self on fire (Representational) Jajpur, Odisha: A 32-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly marrying for the third time without divorcing his second wife in Odisha's Jajpur …
  • 217 teachers submitted fake certificates in Odisha: Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash 28 Nov 2019 06:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At a time when State Government has asked all schools to verify the genuineness of certificates of school teachers, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash informed the Assembly that at least 217 teachers …
  • Odisha government to privatize four state-owned power distribution firms 27 Nov 2019 20:24 In the first such move in nearly two decades in India’s power sector, the Odisha government is set to privatize four state-owned electricity distribution companies, said two people aware of the development. While Crisil has been given the mandate for …
  • JSW Cement to invest ₹2,875 cr to add 11 mtpa capacity 27 Nov 2019 17:09 JSW Cement plans to invest ₹2,875 crore to enhance capacity to 25 million tonnes per annum from 14 mtpa by 2023. Earlier, the company had planned to achieve production capacity of 20 mtpa by 2020 with an investment of ₹2,000 crore and list the company on …
  • JSW Cement to double production capacity to 25 MTPA by 2023 27 Nov 2019 13:20 New Delhi, Nov 27 () JSW Cement is aiming to nearly double its production capacity to 25 million tonne per annum by 2023 by investing around Rs 2,875 crore and be among top five cement makers. The investment would fund the expansion plans through a …
  • Panel plan to combat pollution 27 Nov 2019 03:35 By Express News Service PARADIP: A district-level environmental committee of Severely Polluted Area (SPA) comprising 13 members was formed on Tuesday to prepare an action plan for combating pollution in Paradip. In 2017, the Central Pollution Control Board …
  • Rupesh Bhadra’s bail plea deferred to November 29 26 Nov 2019 07:42 By Express News Service JAJPUR: The District and Sessions Court on Monday deferred the bail hearing of Rupesh Bhadra to November 29. Rupesh was arrested by Dharmasala police for his alleged complicity in the death of woman village level worker (VLW) and in …
  • Cellphone fad turns conning tool for this Odisha mechanical engineer 26 Nov 2019 05:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: International karate player Valena Valentina’s family fell victim to a mechanical engineer’s penchant to con people for their obsession over new mobile phones. The fraudster, Suryakanta Tripathy, was finally trapped by …
  • Staff salary blocked in Odisha for not submitting attendance information 24 Nov 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Defying Government order has cost 61-aided Higher Secondary Schools in the State dearer. October salaries of the employees of the schools have been blocked for not submitting biometric attendance sheet of teaching and …
  • Don’t politicise crime against women: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on village-level worker death 22 Nov 2019 23:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Making one of his most impassioned speeches, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said politicising any human tragedy, especially relating to women, is inhuman and called upon the legislators to set high standard of …
  • Politicising human tragedy is inhuman: Odisha CM 22 Nov 2019 15:36 Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said politicising any human tragedy, especially relating to women, is inhuman and this kind of politics would never give any returns. “Forget that I’m Chief Minister for 19 years or …
  • Casualties dip after check on drunken driving in Odisha 22 Nov 2019 01:31 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Enforcement against drunken driving in the last two months has resulted in a sharp drop in the number of road mishaps across the State. Informing this to mediapersons on Thursday, Additional Director General of Police ( …
  • Odisha Assembly Speaker Surya Narayan Patro apologises to BJP leader Pradipta Kumar Naik 20 Nov 2019 00:16 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a rare gesture, Speaker of Odisha Assembly Surya Narayan Patro on Tuesday expressed regret for adjourning the House on Monday when Leader of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik was speaking on the death of a woman …
  • Indian Metals and Ferro's expansion plans gets Odisha govt nod 19 Nov 2019 05:15 Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Ltd's expansion proposal for 96,000 tpa ferro chrome and 10 MW waste heat recovery boiler at Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur District, Odisha, has been approved by the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority of the State …
  • Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Ltd gets approval for expansion proposal 18 Nov 2019 12:32 Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Ltd's expansion proposal for 96,000 TPA ferro chrome and 10 MW waste heat recovery boiler at Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur District, Odisha entailing capex of Rs 547.19 crores has been approved by the State Level Single Window …
  • Odisha Man Posts Obscene Pics Of Ex-Lover On Social Media, Arrested: Cops 16 Nov 2019 12:49 The accused was charged under relevant sections of IPC and IT Acts (Representational) Jajpur: A 28-year-old man from Odisha's Jajpur district was arrested for allegedly uploading photos and videos of a woman on social media along with vulgar comments, …
  • Odisha: Triplets, born prematurely in train, die before being shifted to hospital 16 Nov 2019 01:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A pregnant Assamese woman gave birth to premature triplets on board Bengaluru-Guwahati Express on Friday near Jajpur Road - Keonjhar railway station. Unfortunately, the babies died before being shifted to hospital. …
  • 8-ft-long Indian rock python rescued from Odisha’s Jajpur 29 Aug 2019 03:04
  • Weak river embankment pose threat to Jajpur villages 10 Jul 2019 04:46 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Weak embankment of river Baitarini poses a threat to 14 villages in Korei block of Jajpur district. Floods are an annual affair for the people of the district every monsoon but absence of foolproof measures to plug the weak …
  • Boy found dead outside shop in Odisha's Jajpur 08 Jul 2019 05:14 By Express News Service JAJPUR: The body of a youth was found lying in a pool of blood in a shop at Panikoili Chowk under Panikoili police station limits on Sunday.  According to sources, locals spotted the deceased Rabindra Kumar Sahu’s body and …
  • 25 out of 28 students of CESDP-DMF Jajpur initiative crack NEET 06 Jun 2019 20:56 Bhubaneswar: A group of 25 out of 28 socially and economically underprivileged students from Jajpur district qualified in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (UG) 2019, the results of which were declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dedicates basket of projects in Jajpur 20 Feb 2019 05:49 By Express News Service JAIPUR: Ahead of the elections, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been extensively touring different districts, launching welfare and development schemes. On Tuesday, Naveen addressed public gatherings at Dharmasala, Binjharpur and …
  • Surprise raids on PDS retailers in Odisha's Jajpur 28 Dec 2018 04:31 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Amid opposition parties’ allegations of irregularities and mismanagement in public distribution system (PDS), the district administration on Thursday conducted surprise raids on PDS retail points in Rasulpur block of the …
  • Odisha: 10 chopped palms of tribals recovered in Jajpur; no formal complaint lodged yet 19 Nov 2018 07:02 Tribals are dependent on forests for their livelihood; including fuel to cook food and to make earning by selling forests goods in markets.Reuters file [Representational Image] Tension gripped Odisha's Jajpur area on Sunday after 10 chopped palms, …
  • Tension grips Odisha after 10 chopped palms recovered in Jajpur area 19 Nov 2018 06:23 Police had found five pairs of chopped palms, which were preserved in a medical box in a club near the site, police said. Jajpur: Tension gripped Odisha's Jajpur area on Sunday after 10 chopped palms, suspected to be of tribals killed in 2006 police …
  • Baitarani river crosses red mark in Jajpur district of Odisha 23 Sep 2018 01:57 By Express News Service JAJPUR/BARIPADA: Heavy rainfall for the last four days has led to rise in water level of Baitarani river  flowing through Jajpur district.At 6 pm on Saturday, the river was flowing at 18.11 metres against the danger mark of 17. …
  • V2 Retail Ltd opens 69th store at Jajpur, Odisha 10 Sep 2018 18:33 V2 Retail Ltd has opened its 69th "V2 Retail" Store at Jajpur (Odisha). This is company's 7th store in the state. With this, the company's 69(Sixty Nine) "V2 Retail" Stores are spread across 17 states and 63 cities. Shares of V2 …
  • Jajpur: Villages marooned, roads washed away 09 Sep 2018 00:58 By Express News Service There is no respite from floods for people of Jajpur district. Like in neighbouring Bhadrak, floods in Baitarani have thrown life out of gear in Jajpur affecting over 40,000 people in 30 panchayats under four blocks. According to …
  • Acute water scarcity hits village in Jajpur 01 Sep 2018 04:11 By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Acute scarcity of potable water has gripped Kulapita village under Salijanga gram panchayat in Danagadi block of Jajpur district. The villagers are forced to make long treks to fetch drinking water from drains. The village, …
  • Wife sets husband on fire in Odisha’s Jajpur district 28 Mar 2018 07:20 By: PTI | Jajpur | Published: March 28, 2018 12:42 pm A woman allegedly burnt her husband to death as he used to thrash her and their children in inebriated state at Saruabili in Jajpur district, police said on Wednesday. Though the incident took place on …
  • Naveen launches projects in Jajpur 24 Mar 2018 19:12 Jajpur: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated the renovated Kusuma pokhari (pond) at the district headquarters town here to mark the 150th anniversary of the Jajpur Municipality. The chief minister spent about 15 minutes at the Kuuma …
  • Tourism push for Jajpur 17 Mar 2018 19:24 Jajpur: The state tourism department will develop tourist spots in the district. The department has decided to provide the necessary infrastructure in this regard. Tourism secretary Mona Sharma said this during a visit to the district on Friday. Sharma …
  • Parched throats in Jajpur village 09 Mar 2018 20:21 DRY LAND Jajpur: Nilapada village under Mahakalapada panchayat, one of the few water-rich areas in the district, is now facing an acute water crisis. Around 1,800 residents of the village, home to 210 families, which are served by many water bodies, wells …
  • Tehsildar in Jajpur assaulted for checking illegal mining 01 Mar 2018 01:58 JAIPUR: IN yet another case of assault on senior Government officials, Vyasanagar tehsildar and other revenue officials were thrashed in broad daylight by a mining mafia and some villagers under Jajpur Road Police limits in the district on Wednesday.   …
  • 'No helmet, no fuel' in Jajpur 20 Feb 2018 21:30 Jajpur: The district administration has made it mandatory for two-wheeler riders to wear helmet. District collector Ranjan Kumar Das announced this decision on Sunday. The move comes in the wake of a number of road accidents in the district. "Jajpur …
  • Crackdown continues on mineral smuggling in Odisha's Jajpur 17 Feb 2018 01:38 Image used for representational purpose. JAIPUR: Tightening the noose on mineral smugglers, four special teams led by Jajpur Collector Ranjan Kumar Das carried out surprise raids at different illegal mining areas across the district on Friday morning. The …
  • Jajpur Administration steps up crackdown on sand mining 12 Feb 2018 00:57 A team of officials deflating the tyre of a sand-laden vehicle | Express JAIPUR: Following widespread outrage over rising clout of mining mafia in Jajpur, the district administration has stepped up its crackdown on smuggling of minor minerals. On Saturday …
  • Now sand mafia target Jajpur Tehsildar 07 Feb 2018 23:19 JAIPUR: Even as mysterious death of Jajpur Town Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Manoj Kumar Behera has brought to fore rampant smuggling of minerals in the district, Jajpur Tehsildar received threat from two sand smugglers on Tuesday which exposed how …
  • RTO death exposes rampant mineral smuggling in Jajpur 06 Feb 2018 21:50 JAIPUR: The shocking death of Jajpur Town Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Manoj Kumar Behera, still shrouded in mystery, has brought the focus back on rampant smuggling of minor minerals which goes right under the nose of the district administration. …
  • Police begin probe into rape charge on Jajpur BJD leader 17 Jan 2018 05:02 JAIPUR: Additional SP Gopal Krushna Patnaik on Tuesday visited Dasarathpur village to investigate the alleged rape of a 32-year-old married woman by a youth leader of the ruling BJD.Patnaik also visited the victim’s house but could not find her as she was …
  • Gutka ban in Jajpur offices 05 Jan 2018 19:55 Jajpur: The district administration has banned chewing of paan (betel leaves), paan masala and gutka at the collectorate and all government offices in the district. Jajpur district collector Ranjan Kumar Das issued the order after he spotted betel juice- …
  • Job fair in Jajpur from Jan 8 01 Jan 2018 03:59 JAJPUR: A two-day job fair will be organised from January 8 at the Government Industrial Training Institute in Baruan under Jajpur block and at Government Polytechnic Institute in Ragadi under Korei block in the district. The event will be jointly …
  • Two-day job fair for Jajpur youths 31 Dec 2017 19:27 Jajpur: The district administration will organise the two-day long Nijukti Mela, a job fair, in January this year. This event will be organised at two places in two different blocks of the district on January 8 and 9, official sources said. The two-day job …
  • Tribal food fest in Jajpur 20 Dec 2017 20:11 Bhubaneswar: At least 50 near extinct indigenous collections of paddy, 21 varieties of raggi, two types of foxtail millet and 41 varieties of plant parts used for medicinal purposes were showcased at the second Khadyotsav in Jajpur on Monday. The event was …
  • Man held on rape charge in Jajpur 18 Dec 2017 19:51 Jajpur: Police have arrested a 34-year-old man on charges of raping a minor girl at Bitana village in the district. The accused has been identified as Keshab Chandra Mallik of the same village within Binjharpur police limits. The medical examination of the …
  • Odisha: Flood washes away crops in Jajpur 03 Aug 2017 04:37 An inundated electrical sub-station at Dandisahi village in Pattamundai | Express JAJPUR: Flash flood in rivers Brahmani and Kharasrota has submerged paddy and vegetable crops in thousands of acres of land in five blocks of Jajpur district.   Even as …
  • Flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur, Kendrapara districts remains grim 31 Jul 2017 18:55 BHUBANESWAR: The flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to be grim. The people in several villages under 14 gram panchayats of Pattamundai Block in Kendrapara district and eight GPs of Aul block continue to remain …
  • Flood situation in Odisha’s Jajpur, Kendrapara districts grim 31 Jul 2017 15:43 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: July 31, 2017 7:19 pm Volunteers try to check the water of river Nagabali during flash flood in Rayagada district, Odisha on Monday (PTI Photo) The flood situation in Odisha’s Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to …
  • Flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur, Kendrapara districts remains grim 31 Jul 2017 13:00 BHUBANESWAR: The flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to be grim. The people in several villages under 14 gram panchayats of Pattamundai Block in Kendrapara district and eight GPs of Aul block continue to remain …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan visits flood affected area in Jajpur district, Odisha 30 Jul 2017 16:33 Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan (Source: ANI photo) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday visited flood affected area in Jajpur district of Odisha, news agency ANI reported. Pradhan asked the …
  • Pradhan visits flood hit Jajpur, says over one lakh affected 30 Jul 2017 16:30 [India], July 30 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday visited the flood affected area in Odisha's Jajpur district. He also advised the local administration to focus more on relief to reach the people in marooned …
  • Odisha: Situation tense in flood-struck Jajpur 29 Jul 2017 18:46 [India], July 29 (ANI): Even as the district of Sundergarh returned to normalcy after the water level in the Brahmani, Koel and Ib rivers receded there, flood situation is continuing in the districts in the downstream. In Jajpur district, River Brahmani is …
  • Undertrial dies in police custody in Jajpur 09 Jul 2017 12:54 For representational purpose JAIPUR: An undertrial died in police custody at Dharmasala in Jajpur district, police said today. Gayadhar Tarai (40), arrested in connection with an incident of bomb attack on Saturday, died last night. The family members of …
  • Amit Shah's convoy hits a cow in Odisha's Jajpur 06 Jul 2017 14:28 BJP President Amit Shah waves at supporters as they welcome him on his arrival at Basantapur village on the outskrits of Bhubaneswar on Thursday. | PTI JAJPUR: Bharatiya Jantha Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah’s on-going Odisha tour courted …
  • Jajpur: Newborn girl found buried in vegetable field 27 Mar 2017 01:29 [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a newborn girl was found buried in Dharamsala block Shyamsundarpur village. A case has been registered on the basis of the complaint filed by the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) under Sections 307 and 317 of …
  • Jajpur: Girl child buried alive, rescued by villagers 25 Mar 2017 18:22 By: PTI | Jajpur | Published:March 25, 2017 10:29 pm A newborn female, buried upside down in a field, was on Saturday rescued by villagers at Shyamsundarpur in Jajpur district. The baby, believed to be between 4 and 6 hours old, was first taken to the …
  • Odisha: 14 candidates in Jajpur Zilla Parishad elections have no property 12 Feb 2017 17:08 By: PTI | Jajpur (odisha) | Updated: February 12, 2017 10:27 pm At least 14 candidates in the fray for the Zilla Parishad (ZP) elections in Jajpur district have declared that they don’t have any property or bank deposit while four others in the fray are ‘ …
  • CAA violence in West Bengal cloud on Odisha's Bhitarkanika tourism 17 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Violence in West Bengal and other states over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is likely to take a toll on inflow of tourists to Bhitarkanika National Park and other places in Kendrapara district. Several trains from West …
  • Centre for migrant workers opened in Odisha's Kendrapara 11 Dec 2019 02:08 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Minister of Labour and ESI Susant Singh on Tuesday inaugurated a Migration Support Resource Centre (MSRC) here to assist plumbers and other migrant workers of the district. The Minister also launched three helpline …
  • Odisha Chief Minister announces steps for healthcare infrastructures in 6 districts 07 Dec 2019 17:35 Image Source : PTI Odisha Chief Minister announces steps for healthcare infrastructures in 6 districts Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a slew of measures to strengthen healthcare infrastructures in six districts. Based on …
  • Odisha CM announces steps for healthcare infra in 6 districts 07 Dec 2019 13:37 Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a slew of measures to strengthen healthcare infrastructures in six districts. Based on feedback received from patients and doctors under Mo Sarkar initiative, the Chief …
  • Odisha CM announces package for Bulbul affected farmers 11 Nov 2019 15:08 Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced an assistance package for farmers affected by the cyclone Bulbul. Taking a review meeting here, he also asked the district collectors to submit damage assessment report by …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to make aerial survey of Bulbul-hit areas today 11 Nov 2019 01:16 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will make an aerial survey of cyclone Bulbul affected districts on Monday afternoon and review damage and restoration measures at the Lok Seva Bhavan in the evening. Nearly three lakh …
  • Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc in WB, trees uprooted 10 Nov 2019 12:17 South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], Nov 10 (ANI): The severe cyclonic storm Bulbul has wreaked havoc in states' South 24 Parganas region on Sunday. Due to the speedy winds, several trees were uprooted and roads were blocked forcing the …
  • Cyclone ‘Bulbul’: Home Minister assures WB govt of all possible 10 Nov 2019 10:56 New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the centre is closely monitoring the situation after cyclone Bulbul has hit Eastern India and assured the West Bengal government of full support. “Closely monitoring the situation as cyclone …
  • Two dead as Cyclone Bulbul slams into eastern India and Bangladesh 10 Nov 2019 06:53 Posted November 10, 2019 17:34:36 A strong cyclone has made landfall in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of people have moved to shelters across the low-lying delta nation's vast coastal region. Cyclone Bulbul, which is reportedly equivalent to …
  • Cyclone Bulbul: No death in Odisha, 40 pc crop damage expected 09 Nov 2019 11:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Panic gripped people in north coastal Odisha that experienced strong wind and heavy rain under impact of very severe cyclone Bulbul which now lay centred 95 km off Paradip coast. The State Government, however, said no …
  • Did you know Odisha has lost 150km to the sea? 07 Oct 2019 13:02 KENDRAPADA: Wading through mulchy sand in Barahapur village in Odisha, Jagannath Behera comes to an abrupt halt and points towards ruins of abandoned and partially submerged houses. “That’s where my land once stood. Thirty years ago, the sea was far away. …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods 12 Aug 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Ignou to enhance skills of Odisha health workers 09 Aug 2019 06:00 BHUBANESWAR: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer six-month course to accredited social health activist (ASHA) workers of 10 districts in the state to enhance their knowledge about food, nutrition and guidance. National Health …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • Odisha undecided over National Register of Citizens for Kendrapara 05 Aug 2019 16:41 Naveen Patnaik government has, for now, distanced itself from the suggestion that Odisha should petition the Centre for a National Register of Citizens for coastal Kendrapara. The suggestion was made by the Orissa High Court appointed amicus curiae, …
  • Counsellors reach out Fani-hit Odisha kids 13 Jun 2019 04:19 BHUBANESHWAR: Ten-year-old Visakha Rao can still hear the wind howl in her sleep. When she does, she clutches a pillow for comfort. While a few months ago, her face would light up at the sight of the Puri beach, now even the mention of it sends a shiver …
  • A month after cyclone 'Fani', 1.64 lakh families still without electricity in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 08:19 BHUBANESWAR: A month after cyclone 'Fani' ravaged Odisha after making landfall near Puri, more than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in the coastal districts were without electricity, an official said. In the worst-hit Puri district, power …
  • A month after Fani, Odisha continues to struggle under intense heat due to lack of power restoration 04 Jun 2019 07:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha: A month after Fani, 1.64 lakh families still in darkness  More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power …
  • Electricity supply still to fully resume in cyclone-hit Odisha areas 03 Jun 2019 13:52 Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) Even a month after Cyclone Fani that ravaged coastal Odisha, basic services like electricity are yet to be fully restored in several areas. More than 1.64 lakh electricity consumers in the cyclone-hit areas are yet to see the …
  • Month After Cyclone Fani, Over 48 Per Cent People Still Without Electricity In Puri 02 Jun 2019 16:43 About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Puri district are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone 'Fani' made landfall near Puri town on May 3, officials said Saturday. …
  • Heat wave continues in Odisha 02 Jun 2019 06:55 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Updated: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under AN intense heat wave with 10 places recording above 40 degreeS Celsius on Saturday. There seems no …
  • Many schools, colleges were damaged in cyclone 'Fani' in Odisha 28 May 2019 18:12 [India], May 13 (ANI): A number of schools and colleges have been badly affected by cyclone Fani in the state and the government is taking all steps to ensure the situation returns to normalcy soon, said Sanjaya Singh, Secretary, Information and Public …
  • India: Odisha FANI cyclone Assessment Report 26 May 2019 06:49 Introduction Indian Red Cross society National headquarters deployed the Assessment Team to the state of Odisha on 8th May for assessing the needs of the extremely severe cyclone Fani affected population; following is the details of the situation Report …
  • Dutee faces family ire for same-sex relationship 20 May 2019 09:27 BHUBANESWAR/KENDRAPADA: India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand proved once again why she is a trailblazer when she became the first Indian sportsperson to come out of the closet. On Sunday, the 23-year-old revealed that she has been in a same-sex …
  • Cyclone Fani impact: Shrimp exports may dip 25% as power shortage continues 18 May 2019 14:17 The catastrophic cylone Fani, which hit Odisha’s coast on May 3, is likely to take a toll on shrimp exports, adding to the distress of exporters who were roiled by lower international prices last year. "Cyclone Fani, which has caused devastation in …
  • Higher education dept asks institutions for complete damage report 15 May 2019 16:08 BHUBANESWAR: Higher education department on Wednesday asked universities, government and non-government aided colleges of the cyclone affected districts to submit complete damage report of their institutions within seven days. According to the government …
  • Odisha CM announces housing package for people affected due to cyclone “Fani” 13 May 2019 11:31 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 13, 2019, 8:28 am IST Updated: May 13, 2019, 8:28 am IST Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced housing package for people affected due to cyclone ‘Fani’, stating …
  • "Cyclone-Hit Odisha To Get 1,000 Kilo-Litre Kerosene": Dharmendra Pradhan 13 May 2019 10:39 Government has ensured sufficient supplies of petrol, diesel and LPG to cylone fani-hit Odisha New Delhi: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per request …
  • Pradhan promises supply of 1,000 kilo-litre kerosene to cyclone-hit Odisha 13 May 2019 08:07 [India], May 13 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per a request made by state chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. …
  • Odisha: Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 64 13 May 2019 02:53 [India], May 13 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Khordha (9), …
  • Cyclone Fani: Police personnel, general public from Gajapati donate over Rs 6 Lakhs to CM Relief Fund 13 May 2019 01:29 [India], May 13 (ANI): In a unique gesture, highlighting the police-public coordination for "public good", police officers, staff of the district along with general public under the leadership of Superintendent of Police (SP) Sarah Sharma have …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:48 Cyclone Fani which made landfall in Puri district on May 3 left a trail of destruction in the state. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official …
  • Death-toll due to 'Fani' touches 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:36 [India], May 11 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Cuttack (6), …
  • Report: 1.5 cr people affected, 5 lakh houses damaged in Odisha cyclone 10 May 2019 15:47 [India], May 10 (ANI): Over 1.5 crore people were affected and more than five lakh houses damaged by the extremely severe Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast in Puri on May 3, according to a report released on Friday. The State Emergency Operation …
  • Cyclone Fani: 'Death toll rises to 41 in Odisha,' says government official 08 May 2019 16:53 The state government informed that situation in eight out of total nine affected districts has improved. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Cyclone Fani rose to 41 while the rehabilitation is underway on war footing in the affected districts, Commissioner and …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 41 in Odisha, says govt official 08 May 2019 15:32 [India], May 08 (ANI): The death toll in Cyclone Fani rose to 41 while the rehabilitation is underway on war footing in the affected districts, Commissioner and Secretary, Information and Public Relations, Sanjay Singh told ANI on Wednesday. "41 …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar 08 May 2019 07:14 Puri, Bhubaneswar: Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar, says officials 07 May 2019 21:54 [India], May 08 (ANI): Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Odisha: 35 dead in cyclone Fani, 1.4 crore affected 06 May 2019 17:28 [India], May 6 (ANI): At least 35 people died and around 1.4 crore people were affected by cyclone Fani, informed State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) on Monday. It also stated that 14 districts of the state, namely Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, …
  • Post Fani, Odisha struggles to provide basic services 05 May 2019 09:01 Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) Even after two days of cyclone ‘Fani’ hitting the Odisha coast, the state government is struggling to provide basic amenities to people in the affected areas. The office of Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said massive relief and …
  • Rescue and relief operations mounted on massive scale in wake of cyclone 'Fani' 04 May 2019 15:27 [India], May 4 (ANI): Rescue and relief operations were mounted on a massive scale in Odisha, which was recovering from devastation on Friday left by Cyclone Fani that crossed West Bengal on Saturday, bringing in its wake heavy rains in Kolkata and causing …
  • 'Fani' led to evacuation of 1.2 m people, single digit death toll: Naveen Patnaik 04 May 2019 10:35 The impact of 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' was also felt in parts of West Bengal, including the beach town of Digha and Andhra Pradesh. Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government claimed that cyclone 'Fani' has led to one of the biggest human …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' led to evacuation of 1.2 million people in Odisha, death toll in single digit: Naveen Patnaik 04 May 2019 09:45 [India], May 4 (ANI): The Odisha government claimed the cyclone 'Fani' has led to one of the biggest human evacuations in history as a record 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours including 3.2 lakh from Ganjam district and 1.3 lakh from …
  • Odisha pulls off ‘biggest’ human evacuation during Fani: CM 04 May 2019 09:11 Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) Braced for the worst after Met declared Super Cyclone Fani to hit Odisha earlier this week, Chief Minister Naveen Ptanaik on Saturday said “a record 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours” claiming to have carried out the “ …
  • Weather forecast, Cyclone Fani HIGHLIGHTS: Storm intensifies, likely to make landfall at Odisha coast by Friday 04 May 2019 03:20 Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani HIGHLIGHTS: The severe Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ (pronounced as ‘Foni’) in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a “very severe cyclonic storm” in the last six hours, according to the latest forecast by the India …
  • Cyclone Fani affects normal life in Odisha; severe thunderstorm, heavy rains damage houses 03 May 2019 08:35 Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to neighbouring West …
  • Fani: Severe thunderstorm, rains, gale across Odisha (5th Lead) 03 May 2019 08:23 Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: Odisha seeks 20 more units of NDRF teams for relief and rescue operations 03 May 2019 01:32 Sujit Kumar Bisoy HIGHLIGHTS The SRC has mentioned that the cyclonic storm is likely to touch ground near Puri on Friday forenoon with a wind speed of 170-180 kmph, gusting up to 200 kmph. At least 14 coastal and adjoining districts are likely to be …
  • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Landfall In A Few Hours From Now, Just 160km Away 02 May 2019 22:48 Severe cyclonic storm Fani is expected to make a landfall in Odisha today, with strong winds and heavy rainfall. Wind speed may reach as high as 200 kilometers per hour during the landfall in Odisha. Officials say Fani could be the worst storm since 1999, …
  • Cyclonic storm Fani: NCMC to meet today to take stock of emerging situation 02 May 2019 18:34 Image Source : IMD Image Cyclonic storm 'Fani' is expected to make landfall in Odisha on Friday afternoon. Wind speed may touch up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India Meteorological Department …
  • Cyclone Fani: Evacuation process underway in Odisha 02 May 2019 08:34 Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) A massive evacuation process was underway ahead of the landfall of cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ in Odisha coast, even as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday appealed people not to panic over the cyclone. About eight lakh people …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: NCMC reviews preparedness; NDRF teams kept ready 02 May 2019 03:56 Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh brace for Cyclone Fani's landfall on Friday afternoon; National Crisis Management Committee reviews preparedness for Fani for the third straight day in a row; 17 coastal districts of Odisha on high alert. Cabinet …
  • 19 Districts Of Odisha, Bengal, AP And Kolkata To Be Hit By 'Extremely Severe' Cyclone Fani 01 May 2019 18:25 At least 19 districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, besides Kolkata are likely to be affected by "extremely severe" cyclonic storm "Fani", which is approaching India's eastern coast and is likely to hit south of Puri on …
  • 19 districts of Odisha, Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Kolkata to be hit by 'extremely severe' cyclone Fani 01 May 2019 17:05 NEW DELHI: At least 19 districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, besides Kolkata are likely to be affected by "extremely severe" cyclonic storm "Fani", which is approaching India's eastern coast and is likely to hit south …
  • Cyclon Fani to make landfall in Odisha on May 3 01 May 2019 16:42 New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ is expected to make landfall in Odisha on May 3 afternoon with wind speeds ranging up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Weather forecast, Cyclone Fani News Updates: Storm intensifies, likely to make landfall at Odisha coast by Friday 01 May 2019 05:40 It is very likely to intensify into an “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm” during the next 36 hours and move towards the Odisha coast, as predicted by the MeT. (Source: PIB) Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani LIVE Updates: The severe Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ …
  • Cyclone Fani: Odisha seeks helicopter, additional NDRF teams 30 Apr 2019 17:30 Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday requested the Centre to provide two helicopters and additional National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams for evacuation of affected people as cyclone Fani is likely to hit the coast of the …
  • Fani: Odisha seeks helicopters, additional NDRF teams 30 Apr 2019 17:30 Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday requested the Centre to provide two helicopters and additional NDRF teams for the evacuation of affected people as cyclone Fani is likely to hit the state’s coast on May 3. “We have requested …
  • Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani LIVE News Updates: Storm likely to make landfall at Odisha coast by Friday 30 Apr 2019 12:36 It is very likely to intensify into an “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm” during the next 36 hours and move towards the Odisha coast, as predicted by the MeT. (Source: PIB) Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani LIVE Updates: The severe Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ …
  • Cyclone Fani: Odisha CM approaches ECI, wants polls to be postponed 30 Apr 2019 09:52 Naveen Patnaik, the Chief Minister of Odisha, on Tuesday approached the Election Commission of India (ECI) asking to postpone the polls in Patkura assembly constituency if Cyclone Fani hits the state. "I am in Delhi to meet the Election Commission of …
  • Odisha ready as 'Fani' expected to hit Puri on Friday 30 Apr 2019 07:47 [India], Apr 30 (ANI): Twenty units of state and 12 units of Central disaster response forces were alerted as "very severe cyclone storm" 'Fani' is expected to reach Odisha coast on Friday, the state government said on Tuesday. "The …
  • Anti Modi speeches- the principal tactic of regional parties till phase 4 29 Apr 2019 10:20 To stay on the message during the long and exhausting month and a half of electioneering is the biggest challenge for political parties. New Delhi: South India completed polling in the third phase and a large chunk of central and east India finished …
  • 72 constituencies in 9 States go to polls in 4th phase today 29 Apr 2019 03:27 New Delhi: Polling for the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha polls began on Monday in 71 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across nine states.Over 12.79 crore voters will decide the fate of 945 candidates today.Appealing voters to turn out in large numbers, …
  • LS polls: Fourth phase of polling begins in 71 seats across 9 states 29 Apr 2019 02:22 New Delhi: Polling for the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha polls began on Monday in 71 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across nine states. Over 12.79 crore voters will decide the fate of 945 candidates today. Appealing voters to turn out in large numbers, …
  • Fourth phase of voting on Monday: Over 12.79 crore voters, 945 candidates, 71 LS seats in 9 states 28 Apr 2019 17:56 [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Over 12.79 crore voters will decide the fate of 945 candidates on 71 Lok Sabha seats spread across nine states during the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha polls on Monday.As per the election schedule, five seats in Bihar, one in …
  • Naveen Patnaik-Baijayant Panda in a battle of prestige 28 Apr 2019 02:23 Kendrapara constituency has been a BJD bastion where the BJP’s performance was not so impressive in the last two polls. Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik and his yesteryear’s most trusted lieutenant Baijayant Jay are now …
  • Elections 2019: Naveen Patnaik fights prestige battle 27 Apr 2019 21:01 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik and his yesteryear’s most trusted lieutenant Baijayant Jay Panda are now fighting a bitter and acrimonious poll battle in Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency. Mr Patnaik, who is known for …
  • BJD alleges distribution of cash among voters by Baijayant Panda's aides 27 Apr 2019 11:15 [India], Apr 27 (ANI): The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday wrote a letter to Odisha's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Surendra Kumar, alleging "distribution of cash among voters" by four associates of Baijayant Panda, BJP's Lok Sabha …
  • Prestige battle for Baijayant, Naveen in Kendrapara 26 Apr 2019 16:41 Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) Once a close confidant of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, high profile former Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda faces the toughest battle of his political career as he has turned out to be the enemy …
  • Winning in Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapada with huge margins: Piyush Goyal 21 Apr 2019 19:35 [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said that the BJP is winning with huge margins from Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapada Lok Sabha seats in Odisha. "I went to Puri, Cuttack and now Kendrapada, in Odisha. All three are prestigious …
  • PM Narendra Modi to campaign for high-profile candidates like Jay Panda, Babul Supriyo, Shekhawat & Rajashekharan 18 Apr 2019 03:22 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to campaign for some high-profile candidates of the party in states where the opposition has put up a stiff battle against them. This strategy is also expected to send a signal to the opposition of the …
  • Fit Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik silences his sceptics 06 Apr 2019 06:52 BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik revealed what his fitness regime looks like in a two-minute and eight-second video released on social media on Friday. The 73-year-old bachelor, dressed in the ubiquitous white, loose-fitting kurta-pyjama and …
  • BJD declares candidates for 2 LS, 7 Assembly seats 02 Apr 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced the candidates for seven Assembly and two Lok Sabha seats for the upcoming elections. Sitting Pallahara MLA Mahesh Sahu is BJD’s …
  • Odisha Congress names 7 LS, 20 Assembly candidates 29 Mar 2019 09:22 Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) The Congress on Friday released the list of candidates for seven Lok Sabha and 20 Assembly seats in Odisha. Navajyoti Patnaik, son of Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik, will contest from the Balasore …
  • Odisha: Bijay Mohapatra returns, will poll fortunes too? 29 Mar 2019 04:47 Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Former Minister and senior leader Bijay Mohapatra’s re-entry into BJP on Thursday has evoked mixed reactions from party leaders and people in the district. While some of his supporters termed it a good move, others slammed …
  • India- As many as 100 artisans to exhibit handicrafts at 6 day 'Natural Fibre and Languishing Craft Exhibition' 15 Mar 2019 14:08 (MENAFN - KNN India) As many as 100 artisans to exhibit handicrafts at 6 day 'Natural Fibre and Languishing Craft Exhibition' Bhubaneswar, Mar 15 (KNN) As many as 100 artisans from various districts of Odisha are exhibiting handicraft goods at a …
  • 19 yrs in office, Odisha CM looks for a high five 15 Mar 2019 08:06 BHUBANESWAR: In office since 2000, and with 20 out of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats in his kitty, four-time chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is confident of holding his stead one more time, in the face of an emergent BJP. The …
  • 19 years in office and frontrunner still, Naveen looks for a high five 15 Mar 2019 01:19 BHUBANESWAR: In office since 2000, and with 20 out of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats in his kitty, four-time chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is confident of holding his stead one more time, in the face of an emergent BJP. The …
  • In a first, BJD to keep 33% of seats for women 10 Mar 2019 22:24 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik put his promise of giving greater representation to women in electoral politics into practice on Sunday, announcing hours before the Election Commission declared the Lok Sabha and Assembly …
  • BJD to field women in 33% LS seats in Odisha 10 Mar 2019 09:39 BHUBANESWAR: BJD president and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday indicated that his party will field women candidates in 33 per cent of the 21 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha in the forthcoming general elections. “Odisha will send 33 per cent women …
  • Baijayant Panda joins BJP, blasts BJD 04 Mar 2019 15:32 BHUBANESWAR: Industrialist-politician Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda joined the BJP — as was widely expected ever since he quit the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD nine months ago in May last year — in New Delhi on Monday. Speaking to reporters after donning the saffron …
  • Utkal University rural campus to offer courses on education, communication 03 Mar 2019 04:16 BHUBANESWAR/KENDRAPADA: Utkal University's rural campus near Chandikhole in Jajpur district will offer bachelor and master degrees in education, postgraduate diploma in communication for development and three certificate courses from next year. …
  • Oil PSUs taken up education projects in 17 Odisha districts: Dharmendra Pradhan 25 Feb 2019 07:51 Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said PSUs under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas have taken up various corporate social responsibility projects to upgrade educational facilities in 17 of the 30 districts in Odisha Union Petroleum Minister …
  • Oil PSUs taken up edu projects in 17 Odisha districts: Pradhan 25 Feb 2019 06:38 BHUBANESWAR: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Sunday said Public Sector Undertakings under his ministry have taken up various projects to upgrade educational facilities in 17 districts of Odisha. "The dream of New Odisha shall be incomplete …
  • 'My son will finish his dad's job' 16 Feb 2019 06:08 KENDRAPADA: Even as residents of Shikar village in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha kept talking on Friday about the life and death of Prasanna Sahoo, who was killed in the terrorist attack at Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, his inconsolable …
  • Appropriating an Icon: RSS Celebrates Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose 03 Feb 2019 09:05 On this 23rd January BJP-RSS organized various programs to honor Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. In one of these programs, a clash took place leading to a curfew in Kendrapada, Orissa. In different meeting organized by BJP-RSS attempt was made to draw …
  • Risky rides on boats a daily affair for people   09 Jan 2019 03:05 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  It seems, the recent Hukitola boat tragedy has failed to wake up the administration to the risky ferry service business in the district. Unregistered and dilapidated boats continue to operate at different ghats of …
  • Odisha: 5 killed, 1 critical as car rams into truck 07 Jan 2019 08:46 : Five people were killed and one was critically injured after a car they were travelling in collided with a truck in Kendrapada district of Odisha on Monday. The incident took place on National Highway 5 at around 2 am, when six members of a dance group …
  • Odisha: Nine, including seven children, die after boat capsizes in Kendrapara district 05 Jan 2019 07:58 Kendrapara district in Odisha. The deceased were part of a tourist group from Hasina village in Jagatsinghpur district. The group was returning from a visit to Hutikola on Jambu Island, which is situated at the estuary of the Mahanadi and the Bay of Bengal …
  • Adani, GAIL & Bharat Gas to invest Rs 34 bn in gas distribution in Odisha 19 Nov 2018 13:41 Adani Gas Ltd, GAIL Gas Ltd and Bharat Gas Resources Ltd ( a subsidiary of BPCL) will invest Rs 34 billion in creating city gas distribution (CGD) network in Odisha in the next eight years in seven geographical areas (GA) covering 17 districts. A CGD …
  • Death toll climbs to 27, relief-restoration work stepped up 15 Oct 2018 19:20 BHUBANESHWAR: With the recovery of three more bodies on Monday, the death toll in cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood in Odisha rose to 27, even as relief and restoration activities have been stepped up, officials said. The three bodies were found in …
  • Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 27, relief-restoration work stepped up 15 Oct 2018 17:31 BHUBANESHWAR: With the recovery of three more bodies on Monday, the death toll in cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood in Odisha rose to 27, even as relief and restoration activities have been stepped up, officials said. The three bodies were found in …
  • 15-day relief for rain-hit families in three dists 14 Oct 2018 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a special package for Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada, the worst hit districts in the cyclone Titli and subsequent floods, even as the State Government launched massive …
  • Odisha CM conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit districts 13 Oct 2018 13:08 Bhubaneswar, Oct 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of areas affected by cyclone Titli and consequent flood in the state. The Chief Minister said the flood caused by the cyclone damaged crops and …
  • Cyclone Titli: Raging seawater enters coastal villages of Kendrapada 12 Oct 2018 03:36 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Seawater inundated several villages situated close to the shore in the district following high tide due to cyclone Titli on Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The seawater ingress sparked panic among villagers as …
  • Odisha gears for 'severe cyclonic storm' Titli 10 Oct 2018 18:42 BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha evacuated more than 3 lakh people from low-lying areas, opened cyclone shelters and assembled disaster management teams on Wednesday, as cyclonic storm Titli hurtled towards its coast. The cyclone is expected to make landfall at 5.30 …
  • Odisha readies emergency teams as Cyclone Titli approaches 10 Oct 2018 16:37 BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha evacuated more than 3 lakh people from low-lying areas, opened cyclone shelters and assembled disaster management teams on Wednesday, as cyclonic storm Titli hurtled towards its coast. The cyclone is expected to make landfall at 5.30 …
  • Two men trampled to death by elephant in Odisha village 18 Jan 2020 23:18 Two persons were trampled to death by an elephant in Odisha’s Khordha district on Friday night, taking the total human casualties in man-elephant conflict to 96. The figure is at an all-time high in a single year (April - March) in the State. The incident …
  • CESU warns: Pay dues or go without power 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) has asked defaulting consumers to pay their outstanding electricity bill by January 15 or face disconnection. “The power distribution utility will intensify its drive to …
  • Raid on 42 jewellery shops in Odisha in two years 20 Nov 2019 20:28 Raid on 42 jewellery shops in Odisha in two years  Raids were conducted at 42 jewellery shops in the past two years for cheating consumers in weight and measures across Odisha, said Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain here on Wednesday. …
  • Odisha approves Rs 1,753 cr investment proposals 16 Nov 2019 15:27 Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday approved six investment proposals envisaging an investment of Rs 1,753.82 crore. These proposals will create employment opportunities for 5,566 people. The proposals were approved in the 87th …
  • Incessant rain affects normal life in Odisha 24 Oct 2019 12:45 Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) Incessant rain triggered by a well-marked low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal threw normal life out of gear in several parts of Odisha on Thursday. The regional meteorological centre here issued red, orange and yellow …
  • Census 2021 pre-test run in completion mode (IANS Special) 26 Sep 2019 12:01 New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The pre-test recce of the first digital initiative under Census 2021 covering 75 districts across India is on completion mode and would finish its ongoing drill by the end of this month, preparing ground for detecting problems …
  • Ram Nath Kovind to visit Odisha, lay foundation for Paika memorial 24 Sep 2019 21:55 President Ram Nath Kovind President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Odisha’s Khordha district on September 27-28 to lay the foundation stone of a memorial dedicated to the 1817 Paika Rebellion against the British. The BJP had been demanding that the state …
  • Will send Indian into space by 2021: ISRO chief 21 Sep 2019 22:45 Khordha: Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) Chairperson K Sivan addresses during the 8th convocation of Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Bhubaneswar, at Argul in Khordha district, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (PTI Photo) (PTI9_21_2019_000146A) ISRO …
  • First Indian will be sent to space by our own rocket in 2021: ISRO chief K Sivan 21 Sep 2019 15:34 ISRO Chairperson K Sivan addresses during the 8th convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar, at Argul in Khordha district, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (PTI) India is moving ahead to meet its target of sending a man to space by December …
  • In Odisha, programme helps rural women turn entrepreneurs 09 Sep 2019 15:34 In Ghorodia village, SHG members read electricity meters and use their smartphones to generate bills and collect fees. “We no longer have to beg or steal from the men to pay tuition fee for our children,” says Samsa Begum, 34, as the women around her nod …
  • India: How Extension and Advisory Services Can Tackle Natural Disasters 05 Sep 2019 17:46 Mahesh Chander Natural calamities and disasters of various of varying magnitudes impact our lives. From April 26 to May 5, the cyclone Fani hit eastern Indian states, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, with winds as high as 215 km/h (three minutes …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding 05 Sep 2019 15:14 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • ‘Doubling teaching time, halving class time will help students’ 25 Aug 2019 21:41 Samir Ranjan Dash, Minister for School and Mass Education, Government of Odisha Soon after announcing the 5T (Transparency, Teamwork, Technology, Time and Transformation) action plan for higher education, the Odisha government has announced that it will …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 16 Aug 2019 10:41 Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi 14 Aug 2019 19:47 Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert 14 Aug 2019 12:26 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
  • Congress will not learn its lesson: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sonia Gandhi as party chief 11 Aug 2019 23:48 Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan. (Express file photo) A day after the Congress chose Sonia Gandhi as its interim president, BJP national vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday said the main …
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan to renew party membership from Odisha 08 Aug 2019 23:36 Shivraj Singh Chouhan At a time when the BJP is trying to boost its membership in Odisha, the BJP’s national vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be renewing his party membership by enrolling from the state’s …
  • After Fani, Odisha’s recovery needs at over Rs 29,000 crore: report 07 Aug 2019 22:29 Victims of Cyclone Fani queue up outside a relief material distribution centre, in Bhubaneswar. (PTI Photo/File) A report prepared by several international agencies released by the Odisha government has pegged the state’s recovery needs at Rs 29,315 …
  • Odisha government clears projects worth Rs 1,036.39 cr 06 Aug 2019 16:06 Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven investment proposals with an investment of Rs 1036.39 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 2,778 persons. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) …
  • Ruckus in Odisha House over rising crime against minors 23 Jul 2019 09:46 The Opposition members in the Odisha Assembly on Monday created ruckus demanding resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the issue of a large number of missing children and sexual assault on minor girls in the State. During zero hour, the members …
  • Odisha’s tourism sector loses Rs 732 crore in aftermath of Cyclone Fani 20 Jul 2019 06:12 A fisherman arranges his fishing net before venturing out into the sea, after Cyclone Fani made landfall, in Nadia district of West Bengal, Saturday, May 4, 2019. (PTI Photo/File) Odisha has lost around Rs 732 crore in the tourism sector in the last …
  • Rath Yatra: Three dead, several injured in different parts of Odisha 05 Jul 2019 05:39 Devotees pull the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balarama and Subhadra during the annual Rath Yatra, in Puri, Thursday. (PTI) At least two people died during Rath Yatra festivities in Odisha’s Jajpur district Thursday as a chariot caught fire upon snagging an …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Centre rescues ten Indian workers stranded in Dubai 27 Jun 2019 07:01 The workers reached New Delhi on Tuesday night and met Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Wednesday. (Twitter/Dharmendra Pradhan) Nine workers from Odisha and one from Bihar, who were reportedly stuck in poor working …
  • Odisha comes up with a flood atlas, aided by satellite imagery 22 Jun 2019 17:28 Odisha has come out with a unique flood hazard atlas on the basis of historic flood inundation captured through satellite imagery over the period from 2001 to 2018, which is expected to help the State manage floods more efficiently. The National Remote …
  • Odisha announces Class 12 Arts, Commerce results 21 Jun 2019 12:45 Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Odisha Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Friday announced the Class 12 board results of Arts, Commerce and Vocational streams. The total pass percentage in the Arts stream stood at 65.89, Commerce stream 70.26 …
  • Odisha govt releases additional amount of Rs 123.90 cr for Cyclone Fani assistance 13 Jun 2019 04:42 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 13, 2019, 8:20 am IST Updated: Jun 13, 2019, 8:29 am IST Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has released an amount of Rs 123.90 crore to the collectors of Puri, Khordha and Cuttack districts which were …
  • Environments' devastation: Follow on enforced by Fani 05 Jun 2019 13:48 Efforts are on to heal the wound given by the severe cyclonic storm Fani. The damages are being assessed, estimated, memorandum written, relief works started in a tardy pace. Plans for the rehabilitation and reconstruction will be drawn. But, the …
  • India: Americares India Responds to #CycloneFani in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 06:51 Americares is responding to the extremely severe Cyclone Fani that made landfall at Odisha Coast around 8:40 am on May 3rd. 14 districts have been affected by Fani, including Cuttack, Khordha, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur and Puri. 64 deaths have been reported so …
  • Many schools, colleges were damaged in cyclone 'Fani' in Odisha 28 May 2019 18:12 [India], May 13 (ANI): A number of schools and colleges have been badly affected by cyclone Fani in the state and the government is taking all steps to ensure the situation returns to normalcy soon, said Sanjaya Singh, Secretary, Information and Public …
  • India: Odisha FANI cyclone Assessment Report 26 May 2019 06:49 Introduction Indian Red Cross society National headquarters deployed the Assessment Team to the state of Odisha on 8th May for assessing the needs of the extremely severe cyclone Fani affected population; following is the details of the situation Report …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: ‘How will I keep my wife and small kids safe’ 25 May 2019 07:39 “Above all, the major concern is we do not have any shelter over our head. I am in tension where and how will I keep my wife with small kids safe. The government shelter homes are overcrowded and there is no enough space to accommodate.”, expresses Mr. K. …
  • Finding Fani 18 May 2019 20:19 Ramchandra Naik, a labourer, carries his grandson towards a multipurpose cyclone shelter built by the Red Cross at Jagannathpatna village in Brahmagiri block of Puri. Express Photo by Partha Paul.  The trees seem frozen in time. Shorn of leaves, their bare …
  • Centre, Odisha discuss restoration of banking services in Fani-hit districts 16 May 2019 23:02 ATMs will start working after power is restored. (PTI) Senior officials from the Union Finance Ministry and the state finance department on Thursday discussed measures to speedily restore banking services in cyclone-affected districts in Odisha, as well as …
  • GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha 16 May 2019 15:57 Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) The Central government has extended the deadlines for various Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers registered in cyclone-hit Odisha, an official said on Thursday. State Information and Public Relations Secretary …
  • Cyclone Fani: Around 20 lakh trees uprooted in Odisha 13 May 2019 13:56 [India], May 13 (ANI): After cyclone Fani hit Odisha coast, a forest department's report brought to the light that around 20 lakh trees uprooted in the area, including the ecologically sensitive varieties of the trees. "It will take a long time to …
  • April GST return filing deadline extended till 20 June in parts of Odisha 13 May 2019 11:25 The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for taxpayers …
  • "Cyclone-Hit Odisha To Get 1,000 Kilo-Litre Kerosene": Dharmendra Pradhan 13 May 2019 10:39 Government has ensured sufficient supplies of petrol, diesel and LPG to cylone fani-hit Odisha New Delhi: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per request …
  • Deadline for filing April GST sales returns extended by a month for 14 districts in Odisha 13 May 2019 10:09 NEW DELHI: The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for …
  • Pradhan promises supply of 1,000 kilo-litre kerosene to cyclone-hit Odisha 13 May 2019 08:07 [India], May 13 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per a request made by state chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. …
  • Odisha: Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 64 13 May 2019 02:53 [India], May 13 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Khordha (9), …
  • Cyclone Fani aftermath: Eight days on, Odisha grapples with power outage, protests break out in several areas 11 May 2019 11:03 Puri: A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri (PTI Photo) Downed power lines and water scarcity remained elusive in most cyclone-ravaged areas of coastal Odisha for the eighth day in a row despite the government’s …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:48 Cyclone Fani which made landfall in Puri district on May 3 left a trail of destruction in the state. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official …
  • Death-toll due to 'Fani' touches 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:36 [India], May 11 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Cuttack (6), …
  • Cyclone Fani: Officers hold review meeting, provide food in affected areas of Odisha 10 May 2019 21:47 [India], May 11 (ANI): Odisha Information and Public Relations secretary said that the government has provided enough food to the cyclone-affected districts Puri and Khordha. "We have given around 3500 quintals of dry food in Puri and Khordha …
  • Report: 1.5 cr people affected, 5 lakh houses damaged in Odisha cyclone 10 May 2019 15:47 [India], May 10 (ANI): Over 1.5 crore people were affected and more than five lakh houses damaged by the extremely severe Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast in Puri on May 3, according to a report released on Friday. The State Emergency Operation …
  • Oil firms restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-battered regions of Odisha 10 May 2019 13:00 New Delhi, May 10 () Working round-the-clock to restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-hit regions of Odisha, state-owned oil marketing companies have operationalised almost all petrol pumps and LPG distribution centres in the three districts …
  • India: Cyclone “Fani” Joint Rapid Needs Assessment (JRNA) Report 2019 In the aftermath of the Cyclone in Odisha in May 2019 10 May 2019 10:12 Fani intensified into a cyclone on 27th April 2019. On 3rd May, it took the form of a very severe Tropical Cyclone (Category 4), with an estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 175-185 km/h gusting to 210 km/h crossing Odisha coast. While …
  • Cyclone Fani: Food distribution on track in Puri 09 May 2019 18:54 The Odisha government has appeared to have overcome the initial hiccups in delivering food to the cyclone-hit villages and slums in urban areas, especially in Puri district. Five hundred and three kitchens are working full time, and the people are given 50 …
  • Cyclone-Hit Odisha State on Recovery Path, Says India’s Disaster Relief Chief 08 May 2019 14:52 Interviews 17:05 08.05.2019(updated 17:31 08.05.2019) Get short URL India’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) says that it has deployed 44 teams to actively monitor ongoing relief and rehabilitation measures in the country’s eastern state of Odisha …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar 08 May 2019 07:14 Puri, Bhubaneswar: Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar, says officials 07 May 2019 21:54 [India], May 08 (ANI): Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone ‘Fani’: Death toll rises to 37 in Odisha 07 May 2019 20:10 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Updated: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Bhubaneswar: At least 37 people lost their lives and around 1.48 crore people were affected due to cyclone ‘Fani’, the state government …
  • India: World Vision on the ground caring for families in post-Cyclone Fani devastation 07 May 2019 03:23 Thousands of children have survived Cyclone Fani in India and Bangladesh—the worst storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in 20 years—but now they have fresh concerns. “The primary concern of children still living in cyclone shelters is about getting back to …
  • Odisha: 35 dead in cyclone Fani, 1.4 crore affected 06 May 2019 17:28 [India], May 6 (ANI): At least 35 people died and around 1.4 crore people were affected by cyclone Fani, informed State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) on Monday. It also stated that 14 districts of the state, namely Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, …
  • Mamata Refuses Cyclone Fani Review Meeting With PM Modi, Says Officials Busy In Elections 06 May 2019 14:41 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to hold a review meeting on Cyclone Fani with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the PMO sources. The Central government had written to the West Bengal government about a review meeting of state …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll mounts to 16 in Odisha, relief work underway as storm barrels towards Bangladesh 06 May 2019 11:40 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Saturday that he will visit Odisha on May 6. (PTI) Cyclone Fani, which left a trail of destruction in Odisha yesterday, barrelled towards Bangladesh after not causing much havoc in West Bengal on Saturday. Chief …
  • Fani aftermath: Death toll reaches 34, CM Patnaik announces three-pronged plan for affected districts 06 May 2019 11:38 On Twitter CM @Naveen_Odisha also pledged that “loss of crops, animal resources and fisheries will be assessed and compensated for. Tree plantation will be taken up in mission mode after relief and restoration work is completed”. Odisha Chief Minister …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM announces Rs 1000 crore more for relief work; praises Naveen Patnaik 06 May 2019 11:22 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 06, 2019, 1:16 pm IST Updated: May 06, 2019, 1:16 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by …
  • Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakhs to Odisha for relief work 06 May 2019 11:22 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: May 06, 2019, 4:15 pm IST Updated: May 06, 2019, 4:15 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has donated Rs 10 lakhs for restoration and relief work in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM grants Rs 1,000 cr more for relief work; hails CM Patnaik 06 May 2019 11:21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha and announced Rs 1,000 crore more to the state government for conducting relief and restoration work. …
  • Cyclone Fani: Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakhs to Odisha for relief work 06 May 2019 10:37 [India], May 6 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has donated Rs 10 lakhs for restoration and relief work in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. In a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Dalai Lama said, "I appreciate that …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM Modi conducts aerial survey in Odisha 06 May 2019 06:37 [India], May 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. He was received by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief M Naveen Patnaik and Union …
  • India: Situation report regarding CYCLONIC STORM “FANI”as on 03rd May, 2019 up to 1530 Hrs. 05 May 2019 05:45 1. Background i. A Low pressure area was formed over east equatorial Indian Ocean (EIO) and adjoining southeast of Bay of Bengal (BoB) on 25.04.2019 intensifying into a Severe Cyclonic Storm over southeast & adjoining southwest BoB. ii. It intensified …
  • Cyclone Fani to ‘weaken further’ in next 6 hours, lay centred over Bangladesh: IMD 04 May 2019 09:23 Fani weakened into a deep depression and lay centred over Bangladesh (IMD/Twitter) New Delhi: The cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ that wreak havoc in Odisha on Friday and West Bengal on Saturday, has now weakened into a deep depression and lay centred over …
  • Air India announces additional flight for passengers stranded at Bhubaneswar 04 May 2019 08:45 The Air India has announced an additional flight for passengers stranded at Bhubaneswar airport due to cyclone Fani. The flight will leave for Bhubaneswar from Delhi Airport at 3 pm and from Bhubaneswar to Delhi at 5.45 pm. Also, Air India on Saturday …
  • Cyclone Fani weakens, likely to enter Bangladesh around noon 04 May 2019 07:09 A woman carries pitchers next to uprooted trees and a fallen signboard following Cyclone Fani in Khordha district in the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 3, 2019. (REUTERS/R Narendra) Kolkata, May 4 (IANS):  Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms …
  • Cyclone Fani uproots trees, triggers rain in West Bengal 04 May 2019 06:56 [India], May 4 (ANI): Rain lashed Kolkata as cyclone Fani hits West Bengal by crossing Kharagpur earlier on Saturday. Trees were uprooted in towns in coastal West Bengal including Digha, Mandarmani, Tajpur, Sandehskhali and Contai as the storm surge …
  • Cyclone Fani crosses West Bengal, reaches Bangladesh 04 May 2019 05:39 NET Bureau Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, reached Bangladesh on Saturday several hours after it unleashed a trail of massive destruction claiming at least 10 lives in Odisha from where it entered …
  • How do you save 1 million people from a cyclone? 04 May 2019 05:33 By Hari Kumar, Jeffrey Gettleman & Sameer Yasir BHUBANESWAR: Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in …
  • How do you save 1 million people from a cyclone? Ask Odisha 04 May 2019 04:28 Damaged structures and uprooted trees lie along a road in Puri district after Cyclone Fani hit the coastal eastern state of Odisha, India, Friday, May 3, 2019. (AP Photo) By Hari Kumar, Jeffrey Gettleman and Sameer Yasir Flights were canceled. Train …
  • Cyclone Fani batters Odisha, worst blows over 04 May 2019 00:04 In Puri, after Cyclone Fani made landfall Friday. (Express Photo: Partha Paul) With wind storms gusting up to 175 kmph and incessant rains bringing down trees, power and communications lines and thatched houses, cyclone Fani tore through the eastern coast …
  • How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India - The New York Times 03 May 2019 23:22 BHUBANESWAR, India — Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in a low-lying coastal area in mud-and-stick …
  • How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India 03 May 2019 22:03 BHUBANESWAR, India — Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in a low-lying coastal area in mud-and-stick …
  • Major cyclone kills three in India, Bangladesh 03 May 2019 18:50 A woman carries pitchers next to uprooted trees and a fallen signboard following Cyclone Fani in Khordha district in the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 3, 2019. — Reuters picPURI (India), May 3 — At least three people died today as Cyclone Fani, the …
  • Cyclone Fani: Naval Dornier Aircraft conducts aerial survey in Odisha 03 May 2019 16:55 [India], May 3 (ANI): To assess the impact of cyclone Fani in Odisha, an aerial survey was conducted by the Naval Dornier Aircraft. The aerial survey observed extensive devastation to vegetation in many places around Puri, read a statement. "A large …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha, leaves 3 dead and over 160 injured 03 May 2019 15:31 [India], May 3 (ANI): Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching speed of 200 kmph, and left three persons dead besides over 160 injured, a trail of destruction that included damaged houses, uprooted trees …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha, leaves 3 dead besides over 160 injured 03 May 2019 15:31 Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching the speed of 200 kmph, and left three persons dead besides over 160 injured, a trail of destruction that included damaged houses, uprooted trees and …
  • UPDATE 5-Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order 03 May 2019 14:30 BHUBANESWAR, India/ DHAKA (Reuters) - A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters. Trees were uprooted, power and telecom …
  • Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order 03 May 2019 14:05 BHUBANESWAR, India/ DHAKA (Reuters) - A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters. Trees were uprooted, power and telecom …
  • Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha, causes extensive damage 03 May 2019 13:46 [India], May 3 (ANI): Heavy rains along with a wind speed of 175 kmph battered Odisha as powerful cyclone Fani made landfall close to the temple town of Puri on Friday morning, leaving a trail of destruction in the state.The impact of the "extremely …
  • Fani: Trees uprooted, houses destroyed in Odisha 03 May 2019 08:22 Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani made landfall at around 8 am on Friday morning. The Odisha government on Thursday evacuated over 11 lakh people from low-lying areas. The storm is now likely to move towards the West Bengal coast …
  • Cyclone Fani causes extensive damage to power infra, standing trees 03 May 2019 07:35 The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani hit Odisha coast near Puri on Friday morning, causing extensive damage to power infrastructure, thatched houses and standing trees. One person died in Kendrapara district while several others were injured in five …
  • Cyclone Fani Set To Hit Odisha Soon, Over A Million Evacuated: 10 Points 03 May 2019 02:40 Cyclone Fani: The Navy, Air Force and the NDRF and the Coast Guard are on standby. (Reuters) New Delhi:  Over a million people have been evacuated to temporary shelters in Odisha as Cyclone Fani - billed as the most severe cyclonic storm since the super …
  • Cyclone Fani set to make landfall near Puri around 9:30 am Friday, here are 10 points to know 02 May 2019 20:47 By Online Desk The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani is expected to make its landfall on Friday morning around 9.30 am close to Odisha's Puri, much before the earlier forecast of 3 pm. These districts--Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, …
  • Evacuations On, Flights Cancelled As Cyclone Fani Nears: 10 Points 02 May 2019 18:39 The Navy, Air Force and National Disaster Response Force and the Coast Guard are on standby. (Reuters) New Delhi:  Almost 1 million people have been evacuated to temporary shelters in Odisha as Cyclone Fani - billed as the most severe cyclonic storm since …
  • Cyclone Fani Likely To Hit Odisha Tomorrow, PM Reviews Preps: 10 Points 02 May 2019 10:08 Cyclone Fani: PM Modi reviews preparedness with his senior officers New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness on the ground ahead of Cyclone Fani. The cyclone is expected to make landfall tomorrow …
  • Cyclone Fani: Defence Forces On Standby, Over 8 Lakh Evacuated In Odisha 02 May 2019 02:34 Cyclone Fani: NDRF teams have been deployed in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal Puri, Odisha:  Cyclone Fani is expected to make a landfall south of Puri in Odisha anytime after tomorrow afternoon. According to the latest forecast by the Joint Typhoon …
  • For Fani, Election Commission lifts election code in 11 Odisha districts 01 May 2019 21:40 Bhubaneswar: The Election Commission has approved the lifting of model code of conduct in 11 districts in Odisha to facilitate speedy relief and rescue operation in view of cyclonic storm Fani, a poll official said on Wednesday. This will expedite the …
  • Cyclone Fani: 8 lakh to be evacuated in Odisha (2nd Lead) 01 May 2019 16:42 Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that about eight lakh people would be evacuated in view of “extremely severe” cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the coast in Puri on May 3 afternoon. Chairing a high …
  • Armed forces on alert as Odisha braces for 'Fani' 01 May 2019 14:35 Bhubaneswar-Defence forces are on high alert, educational institutions ordered shut and thousands in coastal districts being evacuated as Odisha braces for cyclone 'Fani', the extremely severe cyclonic storm that is likely to make landfall near …
  • Armed forces on alert as Odisha braces for cyclonic storm 'Fani' 01 May 2019 13:53 Bhubaneswar-Defence forces are on high alert, educational institutions ordered shut and thousands in coastal districts being evacuated as Odisha braces for cyclone 'Fani', the extremely severe cyclonic storm that is likely to make landfall near …
  • Ex-IAS officer takes on former IPS officer in battle for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat 21 Apr 2019 12:11 By IANS BHUBANESWAR: It's a fight between a former IAS official and an ex-IPS officer in the prestigious Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha. For the first time, Bhubaneswar, which goes to the polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on …
  • Ex-IAS takes on former IPS in battle for Bhubaneswar 21 Apr 2019 11:19 Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) It’s a fight between a former IAS official and an ex-IPS officer in the prestigious Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha. For the first time, Bhubaneswar, which goes to the polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha …
  • BJP leader killed in Odisha, shutdown called 15 Apr 2019 11:07 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Apr 15, 2019, 1:30 pm IST Updated: Apr 15, 2019, 1:30 pm IST Bhubaneswar: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Odisha’s Khordha town, police said on Monday. Party …
  • Odisha: BJP Mandal president shot dead in Khordha 14 Apr 2019 21:39 [India], Apr 15 (ANI): BJP Khordha Mandal President Manguli Jena was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants near his party office, the police said. Further details are awaited. (ANI)
  • Subway to replace rail crossings under South Eastern Railway in Odisha 19 Jan 2020 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Subways will soon replace level crossings that fall under the jurisdiction of South Eastern Railway (SER) in the State. The State Government has directed Collectors of three districts to expedite the process for …
  • Odisha Police win friends, trust with a skateboard 18 Jan 2020 18:10 A skating rink in Odisha’s backward and remote Nuapada district, which lacks even a decent community park, appears incongruous — a facility out of sync with its bucolic setting. But for the State police, the modern recreational facility set up on the …
  • Socialising twist to governance at Odisha's IAS officers meet in Konark 15 Jan 2020 07:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The first conference of IAS officers in Naveen Patnaik 5.0 is going to be a different affair. It will blend serious brainstorming on governance with bonding and socialisation. This year’s annual meet aims to break the …
  • Blanket of frost covers Similipal National Park in Odisha 14 Jan 2020 09:59 Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A blanket of frost has covered Similipal National Park owing to the drop in temperature at the Mayurbhanj district. “We have been experiencing a relatively very low temperature in Similipal National Park as a result of this widespread …
  • Night temperature in Odisha to rise from today 14 Jan 2020 06:22 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Night temperature in Odisha, which is under the grip of coldwave for last two days, will start increasing from Tuesday. IMD officials said minimum temperature will increase by 2 to 4 degree Celsius in next 24 hours and …
  • Cop emerges as ‘serang’ for street birds 13 Jan 2020 03:00 13 Jan 2020, 06:00AM ISTSource: ANIWhen we hear the word ‘policeman’, we have an opinion about them that they are strict men, but a traffic cop in Odisha’s Baripada is debunking this thinking. Traffic cop Suraj Kumar Raj feeds the street birds in different …
  • What’s cooking this Sankranti? 11 Jan 2020 08:14 Uttarayan in Gujarat, Lohri and Maghi in Punjab, and Pana Sankranti in Odisha are essentially celebrations for the same reason, but each is a different kaleidoscope of rituals, traditions and food. When it comes to food, ingredients like sesame seeds aka …
  • Demand to bring back trained jumbos 11 Jan 2020 02:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Mayurbhanj BJP and socio-cultural organisation Bhanja Sena have demanded immediate shifting of two trained elephants to their original habitat in the district. The two elephants, Mahendra and Rajkumar, were taken from …
  • Alert farmers, protect paddy: Collectors in Odisha informed 09 Jan 2020 08:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast rainfall in several parts of Odisha this week, the State Government on Wednesday asked the Collectors to alert farmers and take necessary measures at mandis …
  • Bandh brings normal life to a grinding halt in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The nationwide bandh called by 10 central trade unions against the ‘anti-people’ policies of Centre and other issues evoked mixed response from people throughout the State on Wednesday.  Roads wore a deserted look and …
  • Adani-KISS Residential School brings cost free, quality education to tribal children 08 Jan 2020 17:12 Shri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, inaugurated the Adani-KISS Residential School at Bankishole, Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Odisha on 8th January 2020. On this occasion Shri Sudam Marandi, Minister, Revenue and Disaster Management, Govt. of Odisha; …
  • Pugmarks spotted in Bankura, Jhargram, search on for ‘tigress’ 08 Jan 2020 02:13 Forest officials inspect the pugmarks in Bankura on Monday. (Express photo) Pugmarks, suspected to be of a tigeress and her cub, were spotted in the forested regions of Jhargram and Bankura districts in the last two days, leading to panic in the area and …
  • 13 degree colleges in Odisha served show-cause notice for poor enrollment 07 Jan 2020 14:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Government on Tuesday issued show-cause notice to 13 degree colleges over poor enrollment. Higher Education department secretary Saswat Mishra who issued the show-cause notice to the colleges said as per the …
  • Five-year-old sprinter from Bhubaneswar steals show at 14-km marathon   04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service PARADIP: Five-year-old Buddhaditya Mohanty from Bhubaneswar may remind one of Budhia Singh, acclaimed as the youngest marathon runner, as he participated in the 17th Paradip Marathon, 2020 here on Friday. The 14-km marathon was …
  • Rains add chill to cold wave in Odisha 04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The unseasonal rain on Friday led to chilly weather almost across Odisha. Between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Friday, Balasore recorded 18 mm rainfall, followed by Talcher 15 mm, Keonjhar 14 mm and Angul 11 mm. The Twin City …
  • Mercury rises slightly in north India, Odisha experiences rainfall 03 Jan 2020 15:19 NEW DELHI: The mercury rose slightly on Friday in north India, which has been experiencing a prolonged cold spell, while light to moderate rainfall affected normal life in most parts of Odisha. It was a clear morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature …
  • Hemant Soren set to return as Jharkhand CM; to take oath on December 27 02 Jan 2020 09:34 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand CM on December 27 JMM leader Hemant Soren, with his cabinet ministers, will take oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on December 27. The announcement on his oath-taking was made by Soren …
  • IMD predicts rain in Bhubaneswar, SRC alerts farmers 01 Jan 2020 06:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With IMD predicting moderate rainfall in parts of Odisha from January 1 to 4, the State Government on Tuesday asked district administrations to take measures to prevent damage to paddy at procurement centres (mandis). …
  • Elephant turns on its heel to charge villager across fields after he hits it with a stick  31 Dec 2019 18:23 Jumbo mistake! Moment an angry elephant turns on its heel to chase a villager in revenge for being hit with a stick Villagers spotted elephant feeding on crops and decided to try and chase it away One man hit the animal with a stick - before it promptly …
  • Odisha: Newsmakers rewind 2019 31 Dec 2019 04:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Here are Odisha's 2019 newsmakers. Tarun Kanti Mishra, Central Sahitya Akademi winner Author and former Chief Secretary of Odisha, Tarun Kanti Mishra was chosen for the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award-2019 for his …
  • Focus on BJD district president posts 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the organisational polls of the BJD have started from Friday, all eyes are now on the post of district presidents and State office bearers which will be announced during next two months in the course of the elections …
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in all districts of Odisha 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Worried over declining child sex ratio and rising crimes against women, State Government has decided to implement the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme of the Centre in all 30 districts. Launched in 2015, the scheme …
  • The legend of money plants making you rich turns true in Odisha 29 Dec 2019 17:24 Money platter Legend has it that a man prayed for money and then became rich by growing multiple plants from one — giving the plant its name. Not sure if that was the case here but officials in Odisha over the weekend unearthed property worth over Rs 1 …
  • Odisha woman, child rescued from Haryana 29 Dec 2019 06:43 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A contractor from Baisinga block was arrested from Haryana on Saturday for allegedly kidnapping a woman and her two-and-a-half-year-old child from Tilapada village.  The accused, Chandan, a resident of Dhamra in Bhadrak …
  • Odisha districts to have cold, severe cold wave conditions: IMD 28 Dec 2019 19:14 Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) office in Bhubaneswar on Saturday issued a cold to severe cold wave warning for several parts of Odisha for the next 24 hours. Speaking to ANI, HR Biswas, Director, IMD, Bhubaneswar, said: “Cold wave …
  • Odisha in grip of cold wave, Sonepur records 4 degrees Celsius 28 Dec 2019 13:22 Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Odisha on Saturday, with Sonepur town recording the season's lowest temperature in the state at four degrees Celsius, the MeT department said. The IMD has forecast that similar conditions …
  • Odisha: Rs 1 crore assets in gardener's possession unearthed 28 Dec 2019 08:59 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published: December 28, 2019 1:41:11 pm Gold ornaments, over Rs 1.5 lakh in cash and expensive household articles were also recovered, an official said. (Representational Image) Vigilance sleuths of Odisha have unearthed properties …
  • New norms in Odisha to boost organic farming 28 Dec 2019 04:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government has planned to introduce a set of new operational guidelines for organic farming in order to prevent use of synthetically compounded fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators and genetically modified …
  • Overcast sky conditions in Capital 27 Dec 2019 02:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:   The sky remained overcast on Thursday with light rain in isolated parts of the State. Parts of Angul, Sundargarh, Talcher and Keonjhar.“Light rainfall occurred at isolated places in the State under the influence of an …
  • Elephant herd kills woman in Bangiriposi 26 Dec 2019 05:13 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A herd of five elephants from Similipal National Park trampled an elderly woman to death near Goshanipal village in Bangiriposi area of Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday morning. The victim was identified as 66-year-old …
  • Tata Power bags CESU, three discoms put on bid 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  After Tata Power took over the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) for distribution and retail supply of electricity in five circles, process has been initiated for sale of three other distribution companies. …
  • Rain likely to dampen Christmas in Odisha 24 Dec 2019 06:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Several parts of Odisha will experience light to moderate rainfall on Wednesday, predicted IMD’s Regional Meteorological Centre here on Monday. “The rainfall activity will occur under the influence of western …
  • Illegal parking turns road into commuters’ nightmare in Odisha's Baripada 24 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The stretch from Baripada bus stand to Daragadehi Golei in front of Satyasai School in the town has become a commuters’ nightmare. Traffic snarls and mishaps are common on the stretch due to parking of heavy vehicles on …
  • Hemant Soren set to return as Jharkhand CM 23 Dec 2019 17:11 RANCHI: JMM leader Hemant Soren, the son of Jharkhand architect Shibu Soren, is set to take up the reins of the state for a second term as the opposition coalition comprising the party, Congress and RJD is surging ahead of the BJP in the 81-member seats in …
  • Chief Secretary reviews development plans in Mayurbhanj 21 Dec 2019 01:54 By Express News Service BARIPADA: All development projects being executed in five blocks of Mayurbhanj district under Odisha Mineral Bearing Area Development Corporation (OMBADC) funds will be completed within one and half years, said Chief Secretary Asit …
  • Cold wave to prevail in 7 districts of Odisha 21 Dec 2019 00:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The temperature is likely to fall by two to four degree Celsius in several parts of Odisha in the next three days, stated a release by India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday Cold wave condition is expected to …
  • Dancing with the braves at Nagas’ iconic annual Hornbill Festival 17 Dec 2019 22:39 Dance is an incredible vehicle of expression and a wonderful entree into culture. Dance is an incredible vehicle of expression and a wonderful entree into culture. Imagine 170 unique performances by cultural troupes of 17 tribes from a single state of …
  • Pain, stress lead Odisha man with HIV to set himself ablaze 14 Dec 2019 05:04 By Express News Service BARIPADA: In a shocking incident, an HIV positive person, unable to bear the physical pain and mental stress, committed suicide by setting himself on fire in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The 40-year-old man of Sunaposi village …
  • Met predicts rain in Odisha 14 Dec 2019 05:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Light rain is likely to occur at isolated places in Odisha in the next two days under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over east Uttar Pradesh and adjoining Bihar. India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday …
  • Odisha boy commits suicide after being rebuked by sister 11 Dec 2019 04:43 Image Source : FILE Odisha boy commits suicide after being rebuked by sister A teenaged boy committed suicide on Tuesday by self-immolating himself in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district after being rebuked by his elder sister for bunking classes of his …
  • Witchcraft violence continues unabated in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 10 Dec 2019 02:06 Express News Service BARIPADA: The State Government’s efforts to end witchcraft violence seem to have not yielded the desired result in Mayurbhanj district where such incidents continue to occur at alarming regularity.   On Sunday, a 42-year-old woman was …
  • 3 killed, 15 injured as van hits stationary truck 08 Dec 2019 11:38 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE 3 killed, 15 injured as van hits stationary truck  Three persons were killed and 15 others injured when a van in which they were travelling hit a stationary truck on the national highway 16 in Odisha's Balasore …
  • State food security to cover over two lakh new beneficiaries 06 Dec 2019 03:45 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State Government has decided to include another 2,02,809 people under its food security scheme.A highest number of 38,034 beneficiaries will get the benefit of subsidised rice at `1 a kg under the scheme in Ganjam …
  • Horrific! Raped by relatives, Physics teacher commits suicide in Odisha 03 Dec 2019 13:32 Image Source : PTI Horrific! Raped by relatives in October, Physics teacher kills self in Odisha In a shocking incident, a lady physics teacher committed suicide on Saturday (Nov 30) after she was raped by relatives in October. The incident took place in …
  • Suspension axe on IIC 03 Dec 2019 06:59 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The former IIC of Jharpokharia police station Sarat Kumar Mahali on Monday was suspended by DGP Satyajit Mohanty for gross misconduct in the probe of the rape of a 23-year-old lecturer who later committed suicide. The DGP …
  • Though HIV cases decline in Odisha, challenges persist 02 Dec 2019 06:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Killer AIDS continues to spread its tentacles in Odisha from where thousands of youth migrate to neighbouring States in search of jobs and livelihood. As per the statistics available with Odisha State AIDS Control …
  • Raped a month back, lecturer in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district commits suicide 02 Dec 2019 04:55 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A woman lecturer, who was allegedly raped by one of her relatives, ‘committed suicide’ on Saturday night, a month after police failed to take action against the accused. The incident prompted Mayrubhanj SP Parmar Smit …
  • Odisha Lecturer, Who Alleged Rape By Relative, Found Dead In Hostel: Cops 01 Dec 2019 14:17 The police have not made any arrests in the case yet. (Representational) Baripada: A lecturer in Odisha's Rairangpur, who was allegedly raped her relative, was found hanging inside a college hostel, the police said on Sunday. The woman had accused her …
  • 140 arrested in Odisha for drink and drive in 24 hours; offenders fined ₹ 10,000 each 01 Dec 2019 04:35 Image Source : TWITTER 140 arrested in Odisha for drink and drive in 24 hours; offenders fined ₹ 10,000 each The Odisha Police have arrested 140 people in 24 hours for drunken driving, according to a senior police officer, here on Saturday. Interim …
  • Online trade route for pangolin smuggling detected in Odisha 01 Dec 2019 03:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Forest officials have detected an online trade link of the pangolin smuggling racket that was busted on Friday. Athagarh Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Sasmita Lenka said the accused, involved in the inter-state …
  • 140 arrested for drunken driving in Odisha 30 Nov 2019 15:07 Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) The Odisha Police have arrested 140 people in 24 hours for drunken driving, according to a senior police officer, here on Saturday. Interim Director General of Police (DGP) Satyajit Mohanty said, they were arrested in a crackdown …
  • Vegetable prices spiralling in Odisha 30 Nov 2019 05:24 By Express News Service BARIPADA: After onion, tomato prices have seen a surge in Mayurbhanj district.  People are facing a hard time in the season as tomatoes in the district are being sold for Rs 40-Rs 60 per kg in retail for the past few weeks. The …
  • 217 teachers submitted fake certificates in Odisha: Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash 28 Nov 2019 06:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At a time when State Government has asked all schools to verify the genuineness of certificates of school teachers, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash informed the Assembly that at least 217 teachers …
  • Odisha government to privatize four state-owned power distribution firms 27 Nov 2019 20:24 In the first such move in nearly two decades in India’s power sector, the Odisha government is set to privatize four state-owned electricity distribution companies, said two people aware of the development. While Crisil has been given the mandate for …
  • Staff salary blocked in Odisha for not submitting attendance information 24 Nov 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Defying Government order has cost 61-aided Higher Secondary Schools in the State dearer. October salaries of the employees of the schools have been blocked for not submitting biometric attendance sheet of teaching and …
  • Odisha: Snake rescued from house in Mayurbhanj 28 Oct 2019 12:30
  • Bridge collapse disrupts link to three panchayats of Mayurbhanj district 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Road communication to three panchayats of Mayurbhanj district was disrupted after a bridge over Gangadhar river collapsed due to incessant rains on Wednesday. Locals alleged that the old bridge at Chatrama-Badasatsol, just …
  • Man found snake inside parcel in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj 27 Aug 2019 02:51 26 Aug 2019, 04:20PM ISTSource: ANIA person found a poisonous snake inside a courier parcel while unpacking it in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. Locals got panicked after seeing snake in the parcel. The person, who received the parcel, informed the Forest …
  • 5.5-Feet Cobra Found Inside Parcel, Rescued By Forest Department In Odisha's Mayurbhanj District 26 Aug 2019 14:14 A Cobra snake who was found in a parcel sent through courier service, was rescued by the forest department in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on Monday. The snake, a 5.5 feet deadly cobra came through a courier service in ward number 5 of Rairangpur area in …
  • Elephant herd enters village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj, destroys huts and crops 13 Aug 2019 03:43 13 Aug 2019, 08:47AM ISTSource: ANIA herd of elephants strayed into a village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj. Wild elephants destroyed crops and few huts in the area. Locals alleged that there is lack of vigilance from forest departments. Terrified locals demand …
  • 17-Month-Old Baby Girl Raped By Relative In Odisha's Mayurbhanj 09 Jul 2019 05:40 A baby girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Odisha's Mayurbhanj. (Representational Image) Mayurbhanj, Odisha: A 17-month-old baby girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Mayurbhanj district on the evening of July 5, police said. The girl was …
  • Four killed, three injured as bus rams into truck in Mayurbhanj 29 Jun 2019 04:03 By Express News Service BARIPADA (ODISHA): At least four persons were killed and three others sustained critical injuries in a road mishap on National Highway 18 in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. Police sources said the mishap took place near Agria under …
  • Odisha: Locals shave head of couple in Mayurbhanj’s Mandua village 25 Jun 2019 14:19 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 25, 2019, 6:37 pm IST Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 6:37 pm IST Mayurbhanj (Odisha): Locals of Mayubhanj’s Mandua village on June 22 allegedly mistreated a couple and shaved their heads after finding out about …
  • Mayurbhanj faces scarcity of clean drinking water 02 Jun 2019 08:43 One villager said, ‘Sometimes we see insects in the water we collect. We want govt to give us tubewells so that we get clean groundwater.’  Last year in November, the Odisha government had declared drought of moderate and severe nature in 19 districts of …
  • One well for 600 villagers in Mayurbhanj district 17 May 2019 13:04 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Water crisis in rural areas of Mayurbhanj district has deepened in various areas as the mercury soars by the day. The crisis is acute in Wards  1, 5 and 6 of Patpur village of Talapada panchayat under Badasahi block. A …
  • 500 policemen exercise their franchise via postal ballots in Mayurbhanj 26 Apr 2019 18:51 [India], Apr 26 (ANI): More than 500 policemen deployed in election duty exercised their franchise for the ongoing Lok Sabha polls through postal ballot system here on Friday. Cops were given an opportunity to cast their votes at Reserve police field as …
  • PC culture delayed projects in Mayurbhanj, alleges Tudu 21 Apr 2019 06:53 By Express News Service  An electrical engineer in Odisha Hydro Power Corporation, Bisweswar Tudu took VRS to fight the General Elections as BJP Parliamentary constituency candidate from Mayurbhanj this time. A political novice, he is pitted against BJD …
  • JMM to field Anjani Soren from Mayurbhanj 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Shibu Soren’s daughter Anjani will contest from Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha constituency, the party’s Central Working president Hemant Soren said. The candidature of Anjani, Hemant Soren’s …
  • Ticket seekers step up efforts in Mayurbhanj 07 Mar 2019 04:55 Express News Service BARIPADA: With the General Elections drawing closer, ticket aspirants for Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha seat have stepped up campaigning through banners, posters, hoardings and social media platforms to remain politically relevant till the …
  • Class 6 student found 5-month pregnant in Mayurbhanj district 08 Feb 2019 06:42 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Tension ran high in Morada area of Mayurbhanj district after a Class VI student of a Mahanpur Government residential school for SC and ST children was found five months pregnant. The accused is a 14-year-old student of the …
  • Village in Odisha's Mayurbhanj facing lack of basic amenities for survival 25 Jan 2019 02:48 [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Development is still a far cry for more than 700 villagers of a village in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. As claimed by villagers, the village is facing lack of basic amenities for survival.  One of the villagers, …
  • Stir hits courts in Mayurbhanj 18 Jan 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Activities in all judicial courts in Mayurbhanj district were paralysed on Thursday as lawyers took out a procession here demanding establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Baripada. Mayurbhanj District …
  • Santhals pray for forefathers at Mayurbhanj’s Baruni Ghat 17 Jan 2019 02:38 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Thousands of Santhals on Wednesday immersed the mortal remains of their dead family members at Baruni Ghat, the confluence of Budhabalanga, Jarali and Sarali rivers, in Mayurbhanj district. This is a part of the three-day …
  • Elephant dies of electrocution in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 16 Nov 2018 13:07 Nov 16, 2018, 15:24 ISTSource: ANIIn yet another unfortunate incident, an elephant died of electrocution in Odisha's Mayurbhanj. The adult elephant died after coming in contact with 11 kW wire. The elephant was under the jurisdiction of the Simlipal …
  • Mayurbhanj: Doctors forced to treat patients under candlelight 25 Sep 2018 15:36 Sep 25, 2018, 17:30 ISTSource: TNNDoctors in a hospital in Odisha's Mayurbhanj are being forced to dispense medical treatment to patients using candles and flashlights, risking the lives of many, due to an acute crisis of power in the area. The reason …
  •  Mayurbhanj district activists detains two tuskers to protest against their relocation 04 Jul 2018 02:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA:  Activists of Mayurbhanj district unit of Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) detained two trained tuskers who were on their way to Satkosia Tiger Reserve at Phulbandh Chowk, around 27 km from Jashipur, in protest …
  • Witchcraft spreads its vicious tentacles in Mayurbhanj, Balasore 24 Jun 2018 01:24 Express News Service BARIPADA: Witchcraft, a superstitious practice, has become a matter of grave concern in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts. Two such sorcery related cases highlight the vicious grip of the practice in the rural tribal areas where people …
  • Rain brings little relief in Mayurbhanj  21 Jun 2018 01:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Despite hopes that thundershowers would help end a raging heat wave in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district, the rain brought only limited relief on Wednesday.  The day temperature has been ranging from 40 to 42 degree …
  • Elephant-man tussle unabated in Mayurbhanj 25 Apr 2018 01:57 Image used for representational purpose. (Express File Photo) BARIPADA: People in the interior pockets of Baripada sadar of Mayurbhanj district had been living in fear after one person was reportedly killed in attack by an elephant. Bisu Dehuri allies Sibu …
  • Watch: Rare 17-feet king cobra rescued from Mayurbhanj 15 Apr 2018 01:42
  • Trainee Pilot Injured As IAF Trainer Jet Crashes In Odisha's Mayurbhanj 20 Mar 2018 12:20 A Hawk aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday afternoon during a routine training sortie after taking off from Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal. The trainee pilot, who has been injured in the accident, has  …
  • Indian Air Force plane crashes near Jharkhand border in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, pilots injured 20 Mar 2018 11:14 An Indian Air Force plane crashed near the Odisha-Jharkhand border after taking off from Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal, official sources said. As per reports, severely injured pilots have been rushed to a nearby hospital. According to Jamshedpur Senior …
  • Crafts, food & more at Mayurbhanj fest 15 Mar 2018 19:34 STAGE SET: Actor Uttam Mohanty (centre) and other delegates release the Mayurbhanj Festival brochure in Bhubaneswar. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar: A replica of Jwalamukhi Temple, one of the 51 shakti peeths of Goddess Shakti, located in Mayurbhanj, …
  • Denied hearse, tribal carries son’s body for 10 kilometres in Mayurbhanj 11 Mar 2018 01:51 BARIPADA: In a sordid re-run of the story of Dana Majhi, who had to walk a 10-km distance shouldering the body of his wife sparking off widespread outrage, a tribal man from Mayurbhanj district carried his dead son to Baripada bus stand as he was unable to …
  • Elephants destroy 12 houses, consume paddy in Mayurbhanj district 05 Mar 2018 00:12 A damaged house in Bijatala block of Mayurbhanj district | EPS BARIPADA: A herd of five elephants went on the rampage in Bijatala block of Mayurbhanj district in the last two days and destroyed 12 houses and a primary school. The elephants also ate up …
  • Mayurbhanj girl’s death not related to MR vaccine: Govt 09 Feb 2018 23:08 BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Friday denied that the five-year-old girl of Khunta area in Mayurbhanj district died due to complications following administration of Measles and Rubella vaccine. Jyotsna Mallick, daughter of Sanjay Mallick of …
  • Odisha: Mentally challenged girl raped in Mayurbhanj district 08 Feb 2018 06:23 The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim's father filed a complaint against three people from the village. Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha's Mayurbhanj …
  • Mentally challenged girl raped in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 08 Feb 2018 04:37 Mayurbhanj: A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim's father filed a complaint against three people from the village out of …
  • Odisha: Mentally challenged girl raped by father’s friend in Mayurbhanj district 08 Feb 2018 04:14 Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim’s father filed a complaint against three people from the village out …
  • Fake currency racket busted in Mayurbhanj, student held 03 Feb 2018 01:42 Tarun Kumar Jena BARIPADA: Rashgobindpur police of Mayurbhanj district on Friday claimed to have busted a fake currency racket with the arrest of a college student. Counterfeit notes worth Rs 2 lakhs were also seized by the cops. The arrested was …
  • Jharkhand Police raids poacher's house in Mayurbhanj, seizes animal bone and Rs 14 lakh 17 Jan 2018 12:25 BARIPADA: A team of Jharkhand police on Wednesday seized animal bones alongside cash worth Rs 14 lakh during a search at the house of a wildlife smuggler in Mayurbhanj's Padampur village located within Jashipur police limits. The team which raided the …
  • Jumbos wreak havoc in both Mayurbhanj and Balasore 07 Dec 2017 05:10 BARIPADA: Forest officials are facing a tough task to drive away the herd of elephants which has now broken up into small groups and is wreaking havoc in paddy fields of both Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts.The elephants are coming out from the deep …
  • Mayurbhanj tribals seek GST relief on Sal leaves 27 Nov 2017 04:13 BARIPADA:The imposition of Goods and Service Tax (GST) on Sal leaves has taken a toll on the livelihood of forest dwellers in Mayurbhanj district. The new tax regime has affected both the buyers and sellers who now have to pay `5 as GST for Sal leaves …
  • Jumbo scare in Mayurbhanj 24 Nov 2017 18:52 ELEPHANTINE PROBLEM: File picture of jumbos at a forest in Odisha Baripada: Residents of Mayurbhanj district and wildlife personnel are spending sleepless nights because of jumbo menace. Several herds of elephant have been wrecking havoc in Rairangpur for …
  • Sorcery suspicion claims two minors’ lives in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 23 Jul 2017 06:27 Image for representational purpose only. BARIPADA: Bodies of two minor boys, who had been missing along with their mother since Tuesday, were found from a mango orchard of a village in Mayurbhanj district on Friday evening. Sorcery is suspected to be the …
  • Four killed, two hurt by lightning in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district 07 Jul 2017 14:48 For representational purpose BARIPADA: At least four persons were killed and two women sustained burn injuries due to lightning at two separate places in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The incidents took place at Tikarpada under Baripada Sadar police …
  • Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting govt official 16 May 2017 03:27 BARIPADA (ODISHA): A Baripada court today remanded BJP Mayurbhanj district president and three other leaders to judicial custody in connection with a case of assault on a government official. Mayurbhanj district sessions judge Pramod Kumar Jena rejected …
  • Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting government official 15 May 2017 12:05 By: PTI | Baripada | Published:May 15, 2017 4:39 pm A Baripada court today remanded BJP Mayurbhanj district president and three other leaders to judicial custody in connection with a case of assault on a government official. Mayurbhanj district sessions …
  • Five killed as tractor, bus collide in Mayurbhanj; locals seek compensation 04 Apr 2017 13:52 BHUBANESWAR: Five persons were killed and over 15 injured when a bus collided head-on with a tractor in Dalki village near Kherna forests of Mayurbhanj on Tuesday. The incident occurred at around 11:30 am when the bus traveling from Jashipur to Badampahad …
  • Sights and flavours of Mayurbhanj 09 Jan 2017 10:27 A dancer performs at  Mayurbhanj Utsav in Bhubaneswar. Telegraph picture   Bhubaneswar, Jan. 8: From delicious food and fascinating tribal dance recitals to soaking in Makar revelry, the three-day Mayurbhanj Utsav was a hit. The annual festival, organised …
  • CESU Cuttack ties up with Airtel Payments Bank 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Customers of Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar now have the option to pay their electricity bill at Airtel counters. Announcing its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank here on Monday …
  • Goat lifter gang busted, six held in Odisha's Khurda district 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Ganjam police on Tuesday busted a gang of goat lifters and arrested six of its members from Khurda district. As many as 70 goats, 80 sheep, two SUVs, three motorcycles, five mobile phones and two swords were seized from …
  • 7,000 unemployed Odisha youths get placement in job fair 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In spite of the present employment crisis across the country, 7000 rural youths of Kandhamal Parliamentary Constituency got placements in 71 companies during a two-day mega job fair held at Phulbani and Boudh. The job …
  • CESU announces January 15 deadline for electricity bill defaulters in Odisha 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) on Thursday issued an ultimatum to defaulting consumers asking them to clear their arrears by January 15 to avoid disconnection of power supply. Reminding the December 10 …
  • Bandh brings normal life to a grinding halt in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The nationwide bandh called by 10 central trade unions against the ‘anti-people’ policies of Centre and other issues evoked mixed response from people throughout the State on Wednesday.  Roads wore a deserted look and …
  • Normal life affected in Odisha due to nationwide strike 08 Jan 2020 06:01 Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) Normal life has been affected across Odisha as 10 central trade unions supported by different political parties observed nationwide strike on Wednesday. The trade unions resorted to shutdown on 14-point charter of demands …
  • Maoists gun down tribal man in Odisha 04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service PHULBANI: Maoists on Thursday night shot dead a tribal on suspicion of him being a police informer at Burdamaha village of Latingia panchayat under K Nuagaon in Kandhamal district. He was identified as Ranjan Digal of Mardudi …
  • Closer look at crimes and punishments in Odisha in 2019 31 Dec 2019 04:24 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a fallout of enmity between two families, three members of a family were hacked to death by the rivals at a busy market place in Puri. Members of the two groups are part of an extended family and were at loggerheads …
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in all districts of Odisha 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Worried over declining child sex ratio and rising crimes against women, State Government has decided to implement the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme of the Centre in all 30 districts. Launched in 2015, the scheme …
  • Odisha in grip of cold wave, Sonepur records 4 degrees Celsius 28 Dec 2019 13:22 Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Odisha on Saturday, with Sonepur town recording the season's lowest temperature in the state at four degrees Celsius, the MeT department said. The IMD has forecast that similar conditions …
  • New norms in Odisha to boost organic farming 28 Dec 2019 04:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government has planned to introduce a set of new operational guidelines for organic farming in order to prevent use of synthetically compounded fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators and genetically modified …
  • Union Minister urges State to hand over land for Rail project 27 Dec 2019 03:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday urged Odisha Government to provide land and necessary clearance for Khurda Road-Balangir railway line which is a dream project for the people of the Western region. …
  • Youth held for rape 27 Dec 2019 03:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Police on Thursday arrested a youth for allegedly attempting to rape a 10-year-old girl at a slum in Palaspalli area here.The accused, Saudagar Das, and the victim were staying in the same area. On Wednesday evening, …
  • Nayagarh-Mahipur on railway map 25 Dec 2019 07:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Train services on the long awaited Nayagarh Town-Mahipur railway section of Khurda Road-Balangir project will start from December 26. Inspection for the newly-laid 12 km broad gauge line was completed in July.Union …
  • Cold wave to prevail in 7 districts of Odisha 21 Dec 2019 00:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The temperature is likely to fall by two to four degree Celsius in several parts of Odisha in the next three days, stated a release by India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday Cold wave condition is expected to …
  • Doctor, medicine shop owner in clinic at Odisha's Khurda 16 Dec 2019 06:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A pediatrician and a medicine shop owner were shot by an unidentified man on Khurda-Nayagarh road on Sunday evening sparking shockwave in Khurda. The pediatrician, Manas Ranjan Das is a retired Government doctor and …
  • Odisha to open 45 fast track courts 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to ensure speedy disposal of sexual crimes against women and children, Odisha Government on Tuesday decided to set up 45 fast track courts in the State. The move comes after Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi …
  • CESU warns: Pay dues or go without power 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) has asked defaulting consumers to pay their outstanding electricity bill by January 15 or face disconnection. “The power distribution utility will intensify its drive to …
  • Women SHG participation in power distribution will boost their economy says, OERC Chairperson UN Behra 09 Dec 2019 04:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chairperson of Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) U N Behera said community participation through women self-help groups (WSHGs) in power distribution will not only streamline revenue collection but also …
  • Focus on door-to-door garbage collection in Odisha 30 Nov 2019 06:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Solid waste management in urban local bodies (ULBs) of the State has made considerable progress as 24 out of the 30 major ULBs has achieved 100 per cent success in door-to-door collection of household waste. Chief …
  • 43 died in police custody in 10 years: Odisha government 26 Nov 2019 04:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government on Monday said at least 43 people have died in police custody and 165 persons killed in the exchange of fire with security personnel in the State during the last 10 years. In a written reply to a …
  • 43 died in police custody, 165 killed in encounter in last 10 years in Odisha 25 Nov 2019 18:08 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Monday said at least 43 people have died in police custody and 165 persons killed in the exchange of fire with security personnel in the state in the last 10 years, Minister of State for Home, D S Mishra said this …
  • Staff salary blocked in Odisha for not submitting attendance information 24 Nov 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Defying Government order has cost 61-aided Higher Secondary Schools in the State dearer. October salaries of the employees of the schools have been blocked for not submitting biometric attendance sheet of teaching and …
  • Nine-day Baliyatra festival in Cuttack ends on a high note 21 Nov 2019 01:46 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The historic Baliyatra festival, which concluded here on Wednesday, registered a record business in 9 days. Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society (ORMAS), which had come up with total 410 stalls, including 27 food …
  • Odisha: 488 schools shut down in 2019-20 academic session 20 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Efforts of the Government to motivate children to continue school education by introducing several schemes seem to have failed to achieve the desired result. Poor enrolment has forced the Government to shut down 1,772 …
  • Phone explosion kills labourer in India 15 Nov 2019 03:58 Phone explosion kills labourer in India ODISHA: A 22-year-old man in Indian state Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district succumbed to his injuries caused due to the explosion of his phone and lost his life. Police investigations have concluded that the man was …
  • FEDCO ties up with Australian 'Village Energy' 14 Nov 2019 15:55 Kolkata: FEDCO, an Odisha-based electric utility company signed a memorandum of understanding with Australia-based 'Village Energy' for installing smart meters and demand-side management (DSM) measures in its areas of operation. Under the …
  • Over-charging phone may have killed 22-year-old in Odisha 14 Nov 2019 04:31 Further specific details of the make, model and exact cause of the explosion of the phone have not been revealed yet A 22-year-old man in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district succumbed to his injuries caused due to the explosion of his phone and lost his life. …
  • Odisha Man Dies In Sleep After His Mobile Phone Explodes While On Charge 11 Nov 2019 13:55 Paradip: A 22-year-old man in Paradip died after his mobile phone, which was being charged, exploded while he was sleeping, police said. The incident took place late on Sunday night when the man, identified as Kuna Pradhan, who worked as a mason, was …
  • Man dies in mobile phone blast in Odisha 11 Nov 2019 12:18 Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) A 22-year-old man died after his mobile phone exploded while charging in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, said police on Monday. The mobile phone exploded, which was being charged, while the youth was sleeping in a room in …
  • Man dies after mobile phone explodes in Odisha 11 Nov 2019 12:03 NET Bureau A 22-year-old man died after his mobile phone, which was being charged, exploded while he was sleeping in a room in the port town of Paradip, police said. The incident took place late on Sunday night when the deceased, identified as Kuna Pradhan …
  • Cyclone 'Bulbul' may intensify, likely to move towards Bengal 07 Nov 2019 08:58 As a precautionary measure, the Odisha govt has asked all district administrations to closely watch the development of the cyclonic system. Bhubaneswar: A cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over …
  • Storm likely to swerve away from Odisha 07 Nov 2019 04:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The deep depression over Bay of Bengal is set to concentrate into a cyclonic storm but likely to move away from Odisha, Met office said here on Wednesday even as the exact course of the system would be clear in the next …
  • Odisha may escape cyclonic storm, widespread rainfall expected 06 Nov 2019 19:46 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is set to intensify into a cyclonic storm by Thursday, but it is likely to skip Odisha and move towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts, a senior IMD official said. The Odisha government has …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses six government officers, withholds pension benefits of five others for corruption 04 Nov 2019 12:46 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dismissed six government officers from service and withheld pension benefits of five others for being involved in corruption, officials said. The action by Patnaik is part of the state …
  • Projects galore, execution doubtful in Odisha 03 Nov 2019 04:46 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Mo Sarkar charter implemented by Odisha government under its 5T Initiative from October 2 has, no doubt, brought to focus the need to streamline functioning of police stations and hospitals and it has helped services …
  • Odisha’s first eco-village comes up at Nayagarh’s Muduligadia 03 Nov 2019 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Muduligadia, a nondescript village in Nayagarh district, has earned the distinction of the first eco-village of the state. Located on the bank of Mahanadi river adjoining Satkosia gorge, villagers here have set an …
  • Locals participate to create Odisha's first eco village on Mahanadi banks 02 Nov 2019 16:10 Muduligadia, a hitherto unknown village in Odisha’s Nayagarh district, has acquired a badge of honour. The village now has the label of being the state’s first eco village developed on the banks of Mahanadi river along the Satkosia gorge. The concept of …
  • Minor girl loses eyesight, rights panel seeks report  31 Oct 2019 03:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the Chief District Medical and Public Health Officer (CDM&PHO) of Nayagarh after a minor girl lost one of her eyes allegedly due to incorrect …
  • 3 killed, 2 hurt in mishaps 29 Oct 2019 11:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Three persons were killed and two injured in separate road accidents in the city in the last 24 hours. On Monday, two persons died after being hit by an unidentified vehicle on the flyover near Vani Vihar. The deceased …
  • With Bijepur seat, Naveen’s winning spree continues 26 Oct 2019 10:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Besides setting the record for the highest margin in the Assembly election, the by-poll to Bijepur has reinforced Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik’s image of invincibility in poll arena of Odisha.Naveen …
  • Odisha gears to for action plan to end child marriage within a decade 19 Oct 2019 12:28 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government is all set to introduce a five-year strategic action plan to end child marriage in the State in next 10 years. The Strategic Action Plan (SAP) 2019-24 aims at strengthening monitoring mechanism to …
  • CM’s b’day gift : Medical College at Phulbani 17 Oct 2019 04:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday, when he turned 74, announced expansion of the district headquarters hospital at Phulbani in Kandhamal district to a medical college and hospital. This would be the first …
  • Odisha CM announces new medical college in Phulbani 16 Oct 2019 15:08 Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced the setting up of a medical college and hospital in Phulbani in the state’s Kandhamal district. “I am happy to announce that a government medical college and hospital …
  • Railways launch 9 new trains connecting small towns to major cities 15 Oct 2019 14:22 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine trains connecting small towns to major cities and said one of those, the Vadnagar-Mehsana train, was the railways' gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sold tea at the Vadnagar station …
  • Piyush Goyal flags off nine Sewa Service trains 15 Oct 2019 12:12 New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to achieve last-mile connectivity for people travelling between small towns and major cities, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine ‘Sewa Service’ trains saying the national transporter is taking …
  • To provide last-mile connectivity, railways to launch 10 'Sewa Service' trains on Tuesday 14 Oct 2019 15:10 New Delhi: In a bid to improve last- mile connectivity for those travelling from small towns and villages to major cities, the railways will launch 10 "Sewa Service" trains on Tuesday. Of these, daily trains will be introduced between Delhi and …
  • Cattle rescued near Seragada toll gate in Balasore 13 Oct 2019 06:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: More than 200 cattle were rescued by activists of right-wing Hindu group Sri Ram Sena along with locals near Seragada toll gate on NH-16 in Balasore district on Saturday. The cattle were reportedly being smuggled in two …
  • Wildlife population in Odisha dwindling fast 03 Oct 2019 22:48 727 elephants have died in last 9 years, tiger population remains static. Bhubaneswar: For Odisha’s fast dwindling wildlife, life continues to be stressful, fraught with risks, a daily struggle for food in a fast depleting habitat. In the last nine years …
  • Naveen Patnaik launches ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative 03 Oct 2019 07:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Marking the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday rolled out his Government’s ambitious ‘Mo Sarkar’ programme which finds its roots in the Gandhian philosophy of …
  • Heavy rain lashes Odisha, causes inundation of several areas 25 Sep 2019 17:03 Image Source : FILE Heavy rain lashes Odisha, causes inundation of several areas Incessant rain lashed several parts of Odisha on Wednesday causing inundation of several low-lying areas in the state. With the Meteorological Centre here predicting more …
  • Heavy rain likely to lash Odisha in next 3-days: MeT 25 Sep 2019 03:17 Image Source : FILE Heavy rain likely to lash Odisha in next 3-days: MeT Heavy downpour is likely to batter many parts of Odisha for the next three days due to a cyclonic circulation in the region, the Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar said on Tuesday. …
  • Fighting Malnutrition In Odisha’s Angul, A Story That Inspires All 22 Sep 2019 07:07 Located in a remote corner of Odisha is a small district of about 6,232 square km, named Angul. A small district, it has got its own story to tell about its efforts in battling malnutrition and showing its people the path towards healthy life. Angul is …
  • 24 special courts in Odisha to deal with POCSO cases 20 Sep 2019 20:05 Bhubaneswar:The Odisha government on Friday said it would establish 24 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) for disposal of cases of rape and other sexual offences against children in a time-bound manner. State Law Minister Pratap Jena said as per the Odisha …
  • Nagaland truck fined Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha, highest in country 14 Sep 2019 23:30 BHUBANESWAR: A Nagaland-registered truck broke the record for the highest penalty of Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha for flouting traffic rules under the old Motor Vehicles Act. Truck owner Shailesh Shankar Lal Gupta of Nagaland was fined Rs 6,40,500 by the …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding 05 Sep 2019 15:14 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT 28 Aug 2019 02:34 Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT Heavy rainfall will lash many parts of Odisha during the next four days with a fresh low-pressure area building up over the Bay of Bengal, a MeT official said here Tuesday. Odisha has been battered by heavy …
  • More rains in store  for Odisha 26 Aug 2019 06:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State will receive more rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.The regional Met office predicted light to moderate …
  • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
  • Bhubaneswar: Disabled minor raped by granddad 21 Aug 2019 22:06 Bhubaneswar: A differently-abled minor girl was allegedly raped by a relative at her uncle’s place in Nayagarh police limits. Shockingly, the accused happens to be her distant grandfather. The matter reportedly came to the fore on Wednesday after a …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 16 Aug 2019 10:41 Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi 14 Aug 2019 19:47 Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
  • 'Become Our Tree Brothers': Odisha Women Tie Rakhis To Rebuild Green Cover 14 Aug 2019 19:34 As the yearly festival of Raksha Bandhan approaches, women in India surf the shelves of Archies to find the perfect card to ensure that their brothers are inspired to protect them for another year. Needless to say, this archaic practice holds little value …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert 14 Aug 2019 12:26 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
  • Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods 12 Aug 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
  • Man Arrested In Connection With Serial Murders In Odisha 02 Aug 2019 11:41 The senior police officer said the arrest was made on the basis of "confessionary statements". Cuttack: The police have arrested a 35- year-old man in connection with two of the three murder cases that were reported in Cuttack within 24-hours …
  • Cuttack homeless murder case: Accused admits role in two killings, denies third 02 Aug 2019 03:09 By Express News Service CUTTACK: After a marathon 72-hour interrogation, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested 38-year old accused Narayan Sahu in connection with the murder of three homeless persons in the Millennium City. Sahu has reportedly …
  • Occupational therapy centre at KIMS 28 Jul 2019 05:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Minister of Health and Family Welfare Naba Kishore Das inaugurated a state-of-the-art physiotherapy and occupational therapy centre at Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) here on Saturday. The centre has …
  • Monsoon deficit brings back humidity in Odisha 18 Jul 2019 02:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: More than a month after southwest monsoon entered Odisha, the citizens of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack continue to experience hot and humid condition. While the Capital recorded 36.9 degree Celsius on Wednesday, it was 37 …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June 01 Jul 2019 09:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June representational image  Odisha has registered a deficit rainfall of 31.5 per cent in June this year, an official said. The state received an average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long …
  • Discom franchisee Feedback Energy to power up presence 30 Jun 2019 16:31 Feedback Energy Distribution Company Ltd (FEDCO) plans to expand its presence to Rajasthan and Tripura apart from adding more circles in Odisha. FEDCO, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Feedback Infra, is engaged in electricity distribution. The company is …
  • ODFC manager in vigilance net for accepting bribe 28 Jun 2019 03:59 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Vigilance sleuths of Boudh district under Berhampur division on Thursday nabbed manager of Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC)  Kendu leaf sub-division, Kantamal block Bikram Kumar Sahu while accepting bribe. …
  • Centre rescues ten Indian workers stranded in Dubai 27 Jun 2019 07:01 The workers reached New Delhi on Tuesday night and met Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Wednesday. (Twitter/Dharmendra Pradhan) Nine workers from Odisha and one from Bihar, who were reportedly stuck in poor working …
  • Migrant workers stranded in Dubai return to India 26 Jun 2019 03:58 Category: Middle East, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 26, 2019, 8:23 am IST Updated: Jun 26, 2019, 8:23 am IST Dubai [UAE]: Nine of the ten migrant labourers from Odisha held captive by their employees in Dubai returned to India on Tuesday, while the …
  • Yoga hope for children with autism in Bhubaneswar 25 Jun 2019 03:45 Express News Service Yoga can improve the lives of children with special needs both physiologically and psychologically, believe yoga therapists Upendra Mohanty and Akhil Chandra Rana. Both have been helping differently-abled children, including those with …
  • Pradhan writes to Jaishankar requesting repatriation of 10 people held captive in Dubai 21 Jun 2019 20:42 [India], June 6 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday wrote to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar requesting his personal intervention in the release and repatriation of 10 people from Odisha held captive by …
  • Monsoon advances, expect rains in next 24 hours in Odisha 21 Jun 2019 06:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Conditions are favourable for advancement of southwest monsoon into some parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. A bulletin of the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Thursday stated that under the influence of cyclonic …
  • Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha 13 Jun 2019 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 39 people have reportedly died due to heat wave in Odisha which continued to reel under gruelling hot conditions with little relief in sight. Four out of 39 alleged sunstroke death cases have been …
  • Congress sub-committees step up to combat election debacle job in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress on Sunday distributed responsibilities among six sub-committees constituted to visit different areas of the State to find out reasons behind the party’s worst ever performance in 2019 elections. The first sub- …
  • Odisha men ‘captive’ in Sharjah: Pradhan seeks S Jaishankar’s help 06 Jun 2019 22:59 External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna) Union Minister for Petroleum and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday wrote to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, seeking his “personal intervention” to repatriate 10 workers from …
  • Pradhan asks MEA to help repatriate stranded Odia men 06 Jun 2019 13:44 Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday sought the intervention of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar for the release of 10 Odia workers stranded in Dubai. The victims had released a video on social media …
  • A month after cyclone 'Fani', 1.64 lakh families still without electricity in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 08:19 BHUBANESWAR: A month after cyclone 'Fani' ravaged Odisha after making landfall near Puri, more than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in the coastal districts were without electricity, an official said. In the worst-hit Puri district, power …
  • All-women forest rights information centre opens in Nayagarh district in Odisha 26 Oct 2017 05:37 BHUBANESWAR: A forest rights information centre was opened at Kaptapally village under Nuagaon block of Nayagarh district on Tuesday. The centre will serve as an important resource hub for the long struggle of forest dwelling community to gain recognition …
  • Nayagarh women show the way in saving forest 27 Sep 2017 03:45 The Forest Rights Information Centre in the village of Nayagarh district | Express BHUBANESWAR: A small village in Nayagarh’s Ranpur block has shown the way for forest protection. Dengajhari, where womenfolk are as much in charge of the forest conservation …
  • Six mishap black spots identified in Nayagarh 22 Sep 2017 06:47 NAYAGARH:IN a bid to check road mishaps, the Regional Transport Office has identified six black spots on State highways and one on NH-57 passing through the district.The black spots are Komanda, Odagaon, Sarankul, Kalyanpur, Nayagarh town and Nayagarh- …
  • Model college starts in Nayagarh 10 Aug 2017 23:39 Chief minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurates a model degree college for Nayagarh through videoconference at secretariat on Thursday. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar, Aug. 10: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a model degree college at …
  • Naveen Patnaik seeks two express trains from Nayagarh Town 23 Jun 2017 04:09 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today requested railway minister Suresh Prabhu to run one express train each to Howrah and Visakhapatnam from Nayagarh Town, where a new station was inaugurated this …
  • Suresh Prabhu links Nayagarh to rail network of country 20 Jun 2017 03:03 BHUBANESWAR: Nayagarh was placed on the railway network of the country on Monday when Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu formally dedicated the new line from Bolagarh Road to Nayagarh Town as part of the ongoing Khurda Road-Balangir project.The 12.8 km line …
  • Nayagarh fulfils rail link dream 19 Jun 2017 23:29 Onlookers stand on the platform as the train enters Nayagarh station. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar, June 19: Nayagarh's long wait for rail connectivity finally ended today with the first passenger train rolling on the stretch between Bolagarh …
  • Cave shelters found in Nayagarh 12 Jun 2017 21:56 Researchers explore the igneous landform and (below) one of the shelters discovered. Telegraph pictures Bhubaneswar, June 12: A group of archaeological researchers have discovered rock shelters, which had evidently been used by the Neolithic people, in the …
  • Extend train service to Nayagarh, Odisha government tells ECoR 01 May 2017 02:11 BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has directed the East Coast Railway (ECoR) to extend the passenger train service upto Nayagarh by May this year. Work on the Bolagarh-Nayagarh section of the Khurda Road-Balangir rail line has been completed. The Railways …
  • Sugarcane farming turns bitter for Nayagarh farmers 25 Apr 2017 02:54 Closed sugar mill in Nayagarh | EXPRESS NAYAGARH: The  district, once considered as sugar bowl of the State, has witnessed a drastic downfall of sugarcane cultivation. Over the years, the cultivation of the water-guzzling crop has come down from 7,000 …
  • Nayagarh gets rail link 20 Mar 2017 23:05 Bhubaneswar-Gunupur Express train. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar, March 20: Railways minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and chief minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged of a number of railway projects of the state. While the Khurda Road-Rajsunakhala …
  • Putting 100% on table, Govt renews push to sell Air India 27 Jan 2020 23:45 The government has set March 17 as the deadline for submitting the Expression of Interest (EoI). In its second attempt in less than two years, the government Monday invited expressions of interest to sell its entire 100 per cent shareholding in its …
  • India Offers to Sell 100% Stake in Debt-Ridden National Carrier 27 Jan 2020 23:41 NEW DELHI – India invited bids on Monday to sell its entire stake in state-run airline Air India, more than a year after an attempt to sell 76 percent shares in the debt-ridden flag carrier failed. The government’s department of investment and public asset …
  • Government puts 100% of Air India on sale 27 Jan 2020 22:39 NEW DELHI: The Centre on Monday offered to exit Air India and Air India Express by selling its entire stake, instead of the 76% it had offered two years ago, apart from the 50% it owns in ground-handling joint venture AI-SATS. It targets to complete the …
  • Air India divestment process finally takes off, with sweetened deal terms 27 Jan 2020 21:48 Almost two years after a failed attempt, the government on Monday launched the biggest privatisation exercise in value terms, inviting preliminary bids for Air India with sweetened deal terms. Full management control, reduced debt, a leaner organisation …
  • Study finds what age people are most determined and their most common life goals 27 Jan 2020 21:09 Our drive and ambition peak at the age of 33, according to a new study. This is the point the average person is the most motivated and determined to achieve their goals - whether they be to do with career progression or being physically fit. Having higher …
  • Indian government to sell Air India, guarantees staff payments 27 Jan 2020 20:59 NEW DELHI, India - Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday confirmed the sale of the government's stake in Air India, and said that the entire dues and arrears of Air India employees will be paid before the proposed disinvestment of the …
  • Air India sale: Govt releases preliminary information for seeking EOI for strategic divestment of airline 27 Jan 2020 20:38 Malware which is impossible to remove Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State(I/C), Ministry of Civil Aviation in a press conference in New Delhi on January 27 informed that the newly constituted Air India Specific Alternative Mechanism (AISAM) has …
  • Indian government makes second attempt to sell debt-laden Air India 27 Jan 2020 19:59 Visitors disembark a Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner aircraft, operated by Air India Ltd., on display during the India Aviation 2014 air show held at the Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad, India. Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg | Getty Images The government of India is …
  • Government To Divest Its Entire Stake in Air India 27 Jan 2020 19:42 The Indian government has granted “in-principle” approval for the disinvestment of debt-ridden Air India through transfer of management control and sale of its 100 percent equity share capital along with its two profit-making subsidiaries, Air India …
  • Air India, its arms great assets, buyer will use iconic brands, says Puri 27 Jan 2020 19:10 Terming sale-bound Air India and two of its subsidiaries as great assets, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday said that the buyer of the airline would be using the iconic brands. The Minister said that due to its accumulated debt of about …
  • Govt to sell 100% stake in Air India; provides clarity on debt, eases bidding norms 27 Jan 2020 18:30 NEW DELHI: Moving forward with Air India stake sale process for the second time in less than two years, the government on Monday issued the preliminary bid document for 100 per cent stake in the debt-laden airline along with fixing the debt amount for …
  • Sebi rejigs secondary market advisory panel 27 Jan 2020 17:02 New Delhi: Markets regulator Sebi has reorganised the committee that advises it on matters related to secondary market, including suggesting steps to improve market safety, efficiency and transparency. The Secondary Market Advisory Committee is chaired by …
  • ‘Air India deal sweeter than expected’: Aviation experts 27 Jan 2020 16:23 New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The proposed Air India deal offered by the government is sweeter than expected, said a senior executive of a private airline. He said that given the number of aircraft owned by Air India and its low-cost subsidiary Air India …
  • Uddhav Thackeray to inaugurate second leg of Nagpur Metro tomorrow 27 Jan 2020 16:12 The 11-km stretch between Lokmanya Nagar and Sitabuldi stations will have 11 stations, of which six are ready Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will inaugurate the second leg of Nagpur Metro via video link on Tuesday. The 11-km stretch between Lokmanya Nagar …
  • The 5G Race Between the U.S. and China Heats Up 27 Jan 2020 15:35 Tom Wheeler, former chairman of the FCC, discusses the ongoing competition between the U.S. and China over the advent of 5G. Additionally, Deepak Puri, chief investment officer of Deutsche Bank Wealth Management, explains why his firm is bullish on the U.S …
  • Don't see board room issues impacting IndiGo's performance: Hardeep Singh Puri 27 Jan 2020 13:59 NEW DELHI: "You don't see the board room issues impacting the performance of the airline," civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday over differences between promoters at IndiGo, which is the country's largest airline. His …
  • Sangh Footprint on Modi Cabinet- 71% leaders have links with RSS 27 Jan 2020 13:30 New Delhi: It is by now a known fact that Sangh ideologies are dominant on the ruling party’s government policies and their association with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). One out of every five BJP MPs associated with RSS or had RSS background had …
  • Unsold luxury homes grow 10%, stock still a fraction of affordable: Anarock 27 Jan 2020 13:15 The unsold stock of properties in the luxury housing segment, priced at over Rs 1.5 crore each, has increased by 10 per cent in the top seven cities in 2019 over the previous year, even though the share of the segment in the overall unsold housing stock …
  • 100% stake in Air India up for grabs 27 Jan 2020 13:10 At long last, after several years of flying in the red, India's national carrier Air India, beset by mounting debts and shrinking market share, is up for a full-stake sale. The civil aviation ministry announced on Monday plans to sell 100 per cent …
  • India plans sale of debt-laden carrier Air India 27 Jan 2020 13:06 NEW DELHI, INDIA -- India said Monday it plans to sell its entire 100 per cent stake in the national carrier Air India to shore up falling government revenues amid an economic slowdown, after an initial attempt last year failed to attract a single bidder. …
  • Swamy’s view on Air India not govt view: Aviation Minister 27 Jan 2020 13:00 New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Days after senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy warned the government against selling national carrier Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday said that his view did not reflect that of the government. Asked …
  • Government certain of Air India divestment this time: Hardeep Puri 27 Jan 2020 12:49 The government is confident that its latest attempt at divesting Air India will go through this time, Hardeep Puri, Minister for Civil Aviation and senior government officials said on Monday. “We are certain. We are very clear we are going to get it done …
  • India renews push to sell Air India, puts entire stake on the block 27 Jan 2020 10:54 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India said on Monday it plans to sell its entire interest in Air India Ltd, making a renewed push to sell the flag carrier after it drew no bids in an effort to auction a majority stake almost two years ago. FILE PHOTO: An Air India …
  • Malang: Angelina Jolie was the inspiration for her role in the film, says Disha Patani 27 Jan 2020 10:46 Disha Patani says for her role in upcoming film Malang she drew inspiration from Hollywood star Angelina Jolie. Disha plays a grey character in the Mohit Suri-directed movie and the actor said she enjoyed the process of working on the film as it gave her …
  • Air India stake sale: Subramanian Swamy threatens to move court, calls deal 'anti-national' 27 Jan 2020 08:58 Why Singapore Airlines was voted world's number one airline? Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy raised the red flag against the government's decision to privatise the national carrier Air India. Opposing the divestment process, Swamy said, "I …
  • Angelina Jolie was my inspiration for Malang: Disha Patani 27 Jan 2020 08:24 By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: January 27, 2020 1:02:34 pm Disha Patani says, “Angelina Jolie is my most favourite in this space.” (Photo: Disha Patani/Instagram/AP) Actor Disha Patani says for her role in upcoming film Malang she drew inspiration …
  • India’s Debt-Ridden National Carrier Air India Up For Bids 27 Jan 2020 07:01 India 05:24 GMT 27.01.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): India has been trying to sell shares of its debt-ridden national carrier, Air India for some time, but failed to find any buyers. Earlier in January, an empowered group of federal ministers …
  • New Delhi to sell full stake in debt-ridden Air India 27 Jan 2020 06:06 MUMBAI: New Delhi intends to sell its entire stake in the debt-crippled national carrier Air India, the government announced Monday (Jan 27), after failing previously to secure any bids for a majority share. The airline, which owes more than US$8 billion, …
  • Style check: Robin Singh’s power dressing is 3-p... 27 Jan 2020 05:05 Wearing a suit makes Indian footballer Robin Singh feel like he can take on the world: Suit code “A three-piece suit as it makes a bold and powerful statement and that’s my motto in life. A shade of blue and white with a tan belt and shoes are my favourite …
  • Constitution and diversity, colours of this Republic Day 26 Jan 2020 22:17 President Ram Nath Kovind with Brazilian President and Republic Day chief guest Jair Bolsonaro. (Express photo by Renuka Puri) Leading the celebrations, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said “Indianness” has been rooted in diversity and in acceptance of …
  • Luxury realty segment on downward spiral 26 Jan 2020 14:27 New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Amid a slowing economy, luxury real estate continues to witness weak demand as a report by Anarock Property Consultants shows that inventory level in the segment rose by 10 per cent last year. Across seven major cities in the …
  • This Indian start-up has created a VR platform for the construction industry 26 Jan 2020 11:39 Written by Anuj Bhatia | New Delhi | Updated: January 26, 2020 4:40:59 pm Trezi is India’s first virtual reality platform for the architecture, engineering and construction industry. (Image credit: Anuj Bhatia/Indian Express) As I entered the premises …
  • Hotel in Bali provides puppies, offers free yoga for just $22 a night 26 Jan 2020 08:38 Searching for your next dream vacation destination? Look no further than this dreamy hotel in Bali that offers amazing amenities at just $22 a night. The Puri Garden Hotel is located in the heart of Ubud and is just a short trip from a lush forest full of …
  • Sachin Bansal bets Flipkart fortune on banking services 26 Jan 2020 05:52 Sachin Bansal, who acquired microfinance firm Chaitanya India last September after his momentous Flipkart exit, travelled to Jagalur, a small town in Karnataka, recently for a branch visit and decided to check out the competition, a government-owned …
  • Survey of proposed railway over bridge at Matiapada begins 26 Jan 2020 04:53 By Express News Service PURI:  Ground survey of a proposed railway over bridge (ROB) at Matiapada along NH-316 was started from Friday.A team of engineers led by District Land Acquisition Officer PK Jena have been engaged to measure the length and width of …
  • 'Stage3' India’s first fashion vehicle 26 Jan 2020 04:20 Stage3, a fashion-tech platform, launched India’s first fashion vehicle titled Stage3 on Wheels in Delhi on Wednesday. Starting January 22, the bus – a dream walk-in closet that allows customers to touch, see, and rent outfits – has started operating …
  • Airport mishap: Four taken into custody 26 Jan 2020 03:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after roof of the under-construction `56-crore Link Building at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) came crashing down, two senior officers of Airport Authority of India (AAI) and Managing Director of the …
  • 450 new RI circles likely to be created in Odisha 26 Jan 2020 03:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In view of the demand for smaller revenue circles to ensure delivery of services without hassles, the State Government has reportedly decided to create 450 new revenue circles. As part of the move, the Government has …
  • Say all parties indifferent: Traders who faced sealing heat vow to make votes count 25 Jan 2020 22:28 Written by Shivnarayan Rajpurohit | New Delhi | Updated: January 26, 2020 3:27:13 am At a market in Amar Colony. More than 6,500 shops, godowns and industrial units have been sealed since December 2017. (Express Photo) “Whosoever gets my shops de-sealed …
  • Vidyut Jammwal shooting for ‘Khuda Hafiz’ in Lucknow 25 Jan 2020 05:55 Lucknow: Actor Vidyut Jammwal is in Lucknow for “Khuda Hafiz”. He says the schedule has been a rollercoaster ride. The “Commando 3” actor started shooting for the film last year in October and finished the first schedule in Uzbekistan. Now, the makers have …
  • Memoirs of a Thespian 25 Jan 2020 04:18 Rafi Hossain: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we have with us the beloved actor Asaduzzaman Noor. Noor Bhai, thank you for giving us your time. You recently started working in theatre after a long break. After how long did you start working …
  • Paras-Akanksha 25 Jan 2020 03:40 TV celebs are no less than when it comes to making staying in the news. From fights, wedding announcements to controversial statements, the past week has seen many celebs many headlines. There is much happening in too little time. From the list of …
  • Getting closer to foreign flavours 25 Jan 2020 02:57 Express News Service BENGALURU: Looking to indulge in a wide variety of street food inspired by flavours from across the globe? The Reservoire, Koramangala, might just serve you with the right answers with their ongoing International Street Food Festival. …
  • HDFC to tap Egon Zehnder to identify Aditya Puri's successor 25 Jan 2020 02:11 MUMBAI: India's HDFC Bank will retain global executive search firm Egon Zehnder to find a successor to managing director Aditya Puri, four sources familiar with the matter said, as its board seeks to end an impasse and zero in on a candidate. The board …
  • Duplicate Bridge: Jan. 25, 2020 25 Jan 2020 01:15 The Buffalo Winter Sectional Tournament continues in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St.., Amherst, with pairs games at 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Jan. 25, and concludes with Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26. For info, click …
  • With ‘Trump of the Tropics’ as Republic Day guest, India hopes for a Brazil summer 25 Jan 2020 00:21 Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published: January 25, 2020 3:13:19 am Brazil President Jair Messias Bolsonaro arrives with his daughter Laura at Palam airport on Friday. Renuka Puri Legend has it that sometime in 1500, a Portuguese explorer, Pedro …
  • Air India trims losses by 40% in run-up to disinvestment 24 Jan 2020 20:50 New Delhi: Air India Ltd narrowed its operational losses between April and December by over 40%, ahead of the planned sale of the state-run carrier, which is expected to kick off next week, two senior airline officials said on Friday. The reduction in …
  • Vaishnav Tej to make acting debut with Uppena; his first look poster raises curiosity 24 Jan 2020 19:07 NCC plane Made emergency landing Sai Dharam Tej's younger brother Vaishnav Tej is set to make his debut with the Telugu movie titled Uppena. The makers of this film have released the first look poster of this budding actor, which is getting a good …
  • Bigg Boss 13: Paras Chhabra announced BREAK-UP with Akanksha Puri? 24 Jan 2020 19:05 Salman Khan's upcoming movies Bigg Boss 13 contestant Paras Chhabra and his girlfriend Akanksha Puri's relationship came to the limelight ever since Paras began getting close to his fellow contestant Mahira Sharma. But, even after knowing all of it …
  • Paras Chhabra's girlfriend Akanksha Puri to break up with him post his return from Bigg Boss 13? 24 Jan 2020 18:37 Image Source : INSTAGRAM Paras Chhabra's girlfriend Akanksha Puri to break up with him post his return from Bigg Boss 13? Looks like Bigg Boss 13 contestants Paras Chabbra's three-year-long relationship is finally coming to an end. Paras Chhabra…
  • Surajkund mela in Feb, Tulips in April & Biennale in December: Here's a round-up of local fests happening in 2020. 24 Jan 2020 18:36 Plan your trips around local fests in India. Make the Year 2020 all about sustainable, fascinating experiences. JANUARY India Art fair When: Jan 30 to Feb 2 Where: NSIC Grounds in New Delhi The 12th edition of India Art fair will bring forth the best in …
  • Is e-procurement a Necessity for these New Age Banking Systems? 24 Jan 2020 17:41 It is common practice for small, mid-sized, and large organisations to purchase goods, materials, and services from vendors through e-procurement systems. The advantages of using e-procurement systems are increased transparency, efficiency, and transparent …
  • India-based Digital Bank Nupay Secures Investments via Round Led by Venture Catalysts 24 Jan 2020 17:41 January 24, 2020 @ 12:36 pm By Omar Faridi The rapidly evolving digital banking sector has been receiving a significant amount of venture capital investments. India-headquartered neobank Nupay recently acquired an undisclosed amount of capital from several …
  • Republic Day 2020: Here’s how the day will unfold 24 Jan 2020 15:03 Tableau from different states at display during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on Thursday. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna) Coming Sunday, India will celebrate its 71st Republic Day. The occasion marks the day when India’ …
  • With just 2 rallies, BJP won’t over-expose Modi in Delhi 24 Jan 2020 14:28 New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be exposed much in the poll campaign for the February 8 Delhi Assembly election. Sources say he may restrict himself to just two rallies. While one rally is expected to be on February 6, the …
  • HDFC Bank taps Egon Zehnder to identify Aditya Puri's successor 24 Jan 2020 12:29 A six-member internal search committee, appointed in November last year, has been unable to reach a consensus on selecting a successor. Mumbai: The HDFC Bank has chosen global executive search firm Egon Zehnder to identify a successor to managing director …
  • Indians actually love to eat poha, here’s how it is made 24 Jan 2020 10:59 Poha, a popular breakfast dish in India. (Source: Getty Images) Poha is flattened rice that is widely eaten in various forms across India. Rice is soaked, sieved, flattened and dried to make poha. When lightly fried with turmeric, curry leaves and peanuts, …
  • UE gaffe angers graduates 24 Jan 2020 10:31 UE gaffe angers graduates A mistake by University of Education (UE) Examination Branch has caused anger among the university’s IT graduates who received degrees in “Infomration” Technology instead of Information Technology. The degrees signed by Punjab …
  • HDFC Bank to tap Egon Zehnder to identify Aditya Puri's successor: Report 24 Jan 2020 09:18 HDFC Bank will retain global executive search firm Egon Zehnder to find a successor to managing director Aditya Puri, four sources familiar with the matter said, as its board seeks to end an impasse and zero in on a candidate. The board's decision to …
  • Centre help must for tourism policy on East: Odisha minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi 24 Jan 2020 08:27 By Express News Service PURI: Odisha will seek the Centre’s support in formulating a policy that will enable cross flow of tourists among eastern Indian States, said Tourism and Culture Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi on Thursday. Speaking at the two-day …
  • Bigg Boss 13: Akanksha breaks up with housemate Paras? 23 Jan 2020 05:53 Mumbai: Paras Chhabra’s girlfriend Akanksha Puri has reportedly decided to break up with the “Bigg Boss 13” contestant. Paras and Akanksha’s love life had come under the scanner for a while now, ever since he started getting too close for comfort with …
  • Rickety stage, faulty mic but Chandrashekhar Azad’s loud and clear at Shaheen Bagh 22 Jan 2020 21:37 Written by Somya Lakhani | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 1:38:08 am Chandrashekhar Azad at Shaheen Bagh Wednesday. (Express photo by Gajendra Yadav) Constitution in hand, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad arrived in Shaheen Bagh after visiting …
  • A Prescription For Video Games? Company Wants To Advertise Product As ADHD Treatment, But FDA Request Languishes 22 Jan 2020 20:26 The delay on the company's request from the FDA may reflect the complexities of the issue. The company argues that the video game can act as the delivery system for targeted algorithms that can activate certain neural networks in the brain. But …
  • Wild card entries in Bigg Boss 13 house? Himanshi and family members of contestants may enter 22 Jan 2020 16:56 Bigg Boss 13 house to welcome wild card entrants Bigg Boss 13 has got an extension of more than a month and this news has made its fans jump out in joy. This season has become popular among the audience as it has all the ingredients needed for …
  • MiQ announces strategic leadership moves in Canada 22 Jan 2020 15:25 TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2020 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Marketing intelligence company, MiQ, builds executive team to align with 2020 growth agenda MiQ, a leader in marketing intelligence and connected programmatic solutions, today announced the promotions …
  • Shahid Mallya: Projects such as Ravidas biopic matter 22 Jan 2020 10:27 Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Shahid Mallya, who has sung a song in “Amar Kahani Ravidas Ji Ki”, feels that the upcoming film, based on life of Saint Ravidas, is a very sacred project. He added that filmmakers should make more such films that are based on …
  • Phillip Capital maintains neutral rating on Hindustan Zinc, target price Rs 215 22 Jan 2020 03:42 Phillip Capital has maintained neutral rating on Hindustan Zinc in the long term with a target price of Rs 215. Hindustan Zinc shares ended down 1.9% at Rs 212.3 on Tuesday while the BSE Sensex closed 205.10 points (0.49%) down at 41,323.81. Company …
  • They came from south Asia to help rebuild Britain. The racism they saw then is back - Kavita Puri 22 Jan 2020 01:20 “I don’t know what it is to be British any more.” This from a man who is a professor at a prominent university and part of the British establishment. So how did it come to this? For the past five years I have been interviewing the generation that came from …
  • Air India sets up panel to address privatisation-related issues of staff 21 Jan 2020 19:16 Air India on Tuesday constituted a nine-member committee to look into staff-related issues in the wake of proposed disinvestment of the carrier, according to a notification. The panel has been set up a day after discussions between Civil Aviation Minister …
  • Ananya Pandey in Fighter 21 Jan 2020 18:56 Apparently, Karan Johar was instrumental in getting her blue-eyed girl Ananya Pandey on board with the project. A lot is being  written, seen and shared about Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda’s Bollywood debut in Fighter, a Hindi-Telugu bi-lingual being …
  • Following protests, IRCTC asks its culinary team to go more local 21 Jan 2020 17:27 Facing ire from train passengers in Kerala, who were peeved by their favourite cuisine being replaced by North Indian dishes, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to restore the local cuisine within a week. But, there is no …
  • Fighter, which marks Bollywood debut of Vijay Deverakonda, goes on floors in Mumbai 21 Jan 2020 16:51 Photograph from the opening of Fighter in Mumbai.PR Handout Finally, actor Vijay Deverakonda's Fighter movie went on floors in Mumbai. After undergoing rigorous training for Martial Arts in Thailand, the actor is back. To be directed and produced by …
  • 146 Endangered Irrawaddy Dolphins Sighted In Odisha's Chilika Lake 21 Jan 2020 12:25 The dolphin population in the lake is now stabilizing above 150 as expected (Representational) Bhubaneswar: A large number of endangered Irrawaddy Dolphins were sighted in new areas of the Chilika lake, the largest brackish water lagoon in the country, …
  • Abrogation of Article 370 will have positive impact: Naqvi 21 Jan 2020 12:20 Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said the abrogation of Article 370 will have a positive impact on the people. The BJP ministers started their Kashmir outreach programme on Tuesday. Addressing a gathering at Harwan on …
  • The fab four 21 Jan 2020 08:41 ‘Sanam’, a band of four musicians deeply revered for their renditions of old classics like ‘Lag Jaa Gale’, ‘Mere Mehboob’, ‘Dil Kya Kare’, and now making waves again with their original compositions, were recently in Goa. NT BUZZ speaks to the boys Having …
  • CESU Cuttack ties up with Airtel Payments Bank 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Customers of Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar now have the option to pay their electricity bill at Airtel counters. Announcing its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank here on Monday …
  • Five drug peddlers nabbed in Bhubaneswar, Rs 1.84 lakh seized 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch arrested five drug peddlers and recovered 324 gram brown sugar, Rs 1.84 lakh cash, five motorcycles, a car and other incriminating materials from them. Acting on a tip-off, STF …
  • Odisha: Students cry foul, protest over Plus Two minimum marks 21 Jan 2020 07:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Plus Two first year students of different Higher Secondary Schools, erstwhile junior colleges, staged demonstrations across the State on Monday protesting the Government’s decision regarding minimum marks and promotion …
  • Paradise, by definition- Natural beauty and friendly people make Bali an idyllic destination 21 Jan 2020 06:21 Browse through any travel brochure, and you’re apt to find several different definitions of the term “paradise.” Some travelers would cite the beaches of Hawaii, for example, or the vistas offered by the Dolomite Mountains of northern Italy. Others might …
  • Delhi polls: After fake degree row, AAP drops Jitender Singh Tomar, gives ticket to his wife 21 Jan 2020 05:15 Jitender Singh Tomar was fielded from the Tri Nagar assembly constituency The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) dropped former minister Jitender Singh Tomar as its candidate from the Tri Nagar assembly constituency and instead fielded his wife Preeti Tomar in the …
  • 25 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog in northern India 21 Jan 2020 04:53 New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 25 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by 1 to 6 hours due to fog in several parts of northern India, officials said on Tuesday. According to Northern Railway officials, Cheenai-Hazrat Nizamuddin Duranto Express was delayed by …
  • Congress’ Mukesh Sharma, others to file nominations today 21 Jan 2020 04:53 New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Mukesh Sharma and Delhi Congress chief Subash Chopra’s daughter Shivani Chopra will file their nomination papers for assembly polls in the city on Tuesday, party leaders said. Sharma, a former MLA, who is …
  • Buy Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, price target Rs 3,160: Chandan Taparia 21 Jan 2020 04:01 Chandan Taparia of Motilal Oswal Securities has a buy call on Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. with a target price of Rs 3160.0 . The current price of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. is Rs 3058.0 Time period given by the analyst is Intra Day when Dr. …
  • Data centre: Virtual University (VU) inaugurated its new Data Centre in Lahore 21 Jan 2020 02:47 Data centre: Virtual University (VU) inaugurated its new Data Centre in Lahore Rector Naeem Tariq, Ehsen Zafar Puri, Director ICT, principal officers, deans, directors and staff of the university attended the ceremony. Focal person of the data center, Engr …
  • Daily direct flights from Toronto to Delhi coming in March 21 Jan 2020 02:01 In an exciting development for local business and tourists, North America’s best-connected international airport is expanding its global reach. Last September, Air India re-launched direct service from Toronto Pearson to Delhi. Starting at three flights …
  • Sachin Bansal to put $400m in banking biz 20 Jan 2020 23:34 Digbijay Mishra & Madhav Chanchani | TNN Bengaluru: Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has said that he will deploy all the proceeds from the sale of his stake in the e-commerce player into his financial services venture Navi Technologies, which has …
  • Paras Chhabra's girlfriend Akanksha Puri shares sad posts after Paras' shocking revelation about her 20 Jan 2020 21:23 Paras Chhabra, Akanksha Puri, Mahira SharmaInstagram Bigg Boss 13 contestant Paras Chhabra was put on relationship test by Salman Khan in the last Weekend Ka Vaar episode which brought the actor's personal life on display. It may or may not help Paras …
  • Major portion of Kashmir Valley being ignored by visiting Union ministers 20 Jan 2020 21:00 It said that this is the first government which passes the laws first and then seeks support for it from the public. SRINAGAR: Seven of the 10 districts of the Valley are being ignored by a team of 36 Union ministers during their “extensive” tour of Jammu …
  • Paras Chhabra had plans of marrying girlfriend Akanksha in 2020, now she wants him to wait 20 Jan 2020 17:09 Bigg Boss 13's Paras Chhabra with his girlfriend Akanksha Puri Bigg Boss 13 contestant Paras Chhabra might be hitting the headlines for his cosy moments with fellow contestant Mahira Sharma in the house, but at one point of time, he apparently had …
  • AI to set up internal panel to address privatisation-related issues of employees: Source 20 Jan 2020 17:09 MUMBAI: Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri has asked disinvestment-bound Air India to set up an internal mechanism committee comprising members from the management and its various trade unions to sort out privatisation-related issues of employees, …
  • BJP complains EC against AAP candidate from Trinagar, demands cancellation of his nomination 20 Jan 2020 16:03 By PTI NEW DELHI: A Delhi BJP delegation on Monday met the Chief Election Commissioner demanding cancellation of AAP candidate Jitender Singh Tomar's nomination from the Trinagar Assembly seat. The Delhi High Court on Friday held as "void" …
  • Vijay Deverakonda starts shooting for Puri Jagannadh’s ‘Fighter’ 20 Jan 2020 11:14 Vijay Deverakonda’s forthcoming Fighter with director Puri Jagannadh was flagged off in Mumbai, with a formal pooja ceremony on Monday. The movie marks Vijay’s first collaboration with Puri Jagannadh who is known for his mass entertainers like Pokiri, …
  • Vijay Deverakonda-Puri Jagganadh film’s Hindi version to be produced by Karan Johar 20 Jan 2020 06:17 Vijay Deverakonda starrer will also star Ramya Krishnan. Vijay Deverakonda and director Puri Jagganadh’s upcoming collaboration will also release in Hindi, which will be bankrolled by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions. The film is tentatively titled …
  • CM Naveen Patnaik kickstarts big-ticket projects for Puri 17 Jan 2020 05:32 By Express News Service PURI: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday laid the foundation stone for seven projects worth over Rs 500 crore at the municipal market construction site for developing the Pilgrim Town into a top international heritage …
  • AgustaWestland chopper scam: Delhi HC dismisses ED plea against bail to Ratul Puri 15 Jan 2020 00:26 Ratul Puri The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the Enforcement Directorate’s plea to cancel the trial court’s order granting bail to Ratul Puri in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam. Declining to interfere with the …
  • VVIP Chopper scam: ED plea to set aside bail granted to Ratul Puri dismissed by Delhi HC 14 Jan 2020 08:48 By: PTI | Delhi | Published: January 14, 2020 1:59:35 pm In the present VVIP chopper scam case, Ratul Puri was named as an accused in the sixth charge sheet filed by the ED. (Photo: File) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the Enforcement …
  • Agusta Westland case: Delhi High Court dismisses plea to cancel Ratul Puri's bail 14 Jan 2020 07:22 By ANI NEW DELHI: Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed Enforcement Directorate's plea seeking cancellation of bail granted by a trial court to businessman Ratul Puri in the Agusta Westland money laundering case. Puri is the nephew of Madhya Pradesh …
  • Delhi HC dismisses ED plea to set aside bail granted to Ratul Puri 14 Jan 2020 06:42
  • DDA ‘scam’: AAP, Hardeep Singh Puri up the ante 14 Jan 2020 03:46
  • DDA ‘scam’: AAP, Puri up the ante 13 Jan 2020 23:56