• Rs 25.4 cr subsidy to 278 MSMEs in Odisha till November 29 Nov 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State Government has extended financial incentives of Rs25.47 crore to 278 MSME units till November of the current fiscal, taking the total incentivised units to 639 from April, 2019. In 2019-20, Rs34.52 crore was …
  • Teen back home, OHRC asks Odisha to pay compensation to two held for his ‘murder’ 24 Nov 2020 05:43 On December 7, 2016, Jitu Dandesana, then 13, went missing from Piplipali village in Paikamal police station area of Bargarh district.Two years after a teenager, who was believed to be dead, returned home, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has …
  • Odisha: Chief secretary reviews progress of Bargarh Cancer Hospital 20 Nov 2020 16:37
  • After CAG rap, government frames new guidelines for Western Odisha Development Council projects 19 Nov 2020 06:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rapped by CAG over delay in execution of key projects, Odisha government has prepared guidelines for finalisation of new projects taken up by the Western Odisha Development Council (WODC). Annually, WODC comprising 10 …
  • Odisha minister RP Swain orders probe into delay in issue of token for paddy sale  18 Nov 2020 06:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the distribution of online tokens to farmers for sale of their surplus paddy under minimum …
  • Odisha: BJP chief inaugurates party offices in 6 districts, says closer to forming govt in state 17 Nov 2020 18:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: National president of BJP JP Nadda on Tuesday exhorted party workers to continue their good work as he claimed prospects of the saffron party forming government in Odisha is looking bright. Inaugurating six new party …
  • Bihar rejected 'goonda raj', voted for development: BJP chief Nadda 17 Nov 2020 09:53 Bhubaneswar: People of Bihar rejected "goonda raj" and voted for development, BJP president JP Nadda said on Tuesday. Inaugurating six party offices in Odisha, Nadda said the people of Bihar gave their "stamp of approval" to the …
  • Odisha government pegs fertiliser need for rabi crops at 3.44 lakh tonne 17 Nov 2020 07:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After experiencing artificial shortage of fertilisers during peak of kharif cultivation, the Agriculture department has directed the chief district agriculture officers (CDAOs) for close monitoring of supply and …
  • Odisha: ‘Recover Rs 5 lakh from cop who framed two in fake murder case’ 13 Nov 2020 09:30 Picture used for representational purpose onlyBHUBANESWAR: In what may leave the state police embarrassed, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has come down heavily on an inspector for his alleged negligence in arresting two youths for the alleged …
  • OHRC asks police officer to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation for framing murder 13 Nov 2020 02:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Thursday directed an officer of State police to pay a compensation of `2.5 lakh each to two persons whom he had framed for murder of a 19-year-old boy. The boy was later …
  • Bank staffers robbed of Rs 35 lakh 10 Nov 2020 06:24 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Six unidentified miscreants on Monday looted around Rs 35 lakh at gun point from two employees of Andhra Bank, Laimura branch in Bargarh district at Thuntipipal within Kuchinda police limits.Sources said the two bank …
  • COVID-19 recoveries drop after 45 days in Bhubaneswar 09 Nov 2020 04:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the test positivity rate remained below three percent for the fourth consecutive day, the number of recoveries dropped on Sunday as compared to new cases after nearly 45 days. While 1,434 persons tested positive …
  • COVID-19: Odisha's recovery rate nears 96 per cent; schools to remain shut till December 31 06 Nov 2020 22:24 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's COVID-19 tally on Friday rose to 2,98,768, with 1,494 more people testing positive for the infection, while 15 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,393, a health department official said. The state also registered …
  • Farmers take to streets against new farm laws 06 Nov 2020 10:33 Farmers under the aegis of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan block NH 16 at Hi-Tech Hospital Square in Bhubaneswar on ThursdayBHUBANESWAR/SAMBALPUR: Farmers under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS), Paschim Odisha Krushak Sangathan Samanwaya …
  • Man promotes sustainable Diwali with cow dung diyas 05 Nov 2020 02:59 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: In a bid to promote eco-friendly traditional lamps this Diwali, 35-year-old Kailash Mahakur of Charpali village in Dhankauda block has come up with cow dung diyas. He has also engaged 15 people in making and marketing  the …
  • COVID-19: New cases rise further, Odisha tally nears three lakh 02 Nov 2020 06:00 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 1,709 persons testing positive for coronavirus in last 24 hours, Odisha is once again going through an upward curve in test positivity rate (TPR). The TPR soared to 3.71 per cent (pc) from three pc in a day.  Of …
  • New COVID-19 cases further rise in Odisha, tally crosses 2.91 lakh 01 Nov 2020 16:35 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 1,709 persons testing positive for coronavirus in last 24 hours, Odisha witnessed a rise in test positivity rate (TPR) on Sunday, that was previously falling. The TPR soared to 3.71 per cent from three per cent, as …
  • Western Odisha farmers protest new agriculture laws 31 Oct 2020 02:10 By Express News Service BARGARH:  Hundreds of farmers under the aegis of Paschim Odisha Krushak Sangathan Samanwaya Samiti (POKSSS) and Rajbodasambar Krushak Sangathan, Padampur on Friday organised a protest meeting against the new farm laws at Gorubazar …
  • Breaking News: October 28, 2020 | Highlights 29 Oct 2020 05:12 Oct 28, 2020 10:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 80 lakh India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Wednesday night, 18 days after it crossed 70 lakh, while the total number of recoveries went past …
  • 19-year-old Odia girl turns messiah for hapless labourers in Tamil Nadu 25 Oct 2020 05:28 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Not everyone can script such story of courage as Manasi Bariha. At a time when thousands of migrant labourers from across the country were held up in Tamil Nadu brick kilns and had lost hopes of returning home post COVID- …
  • Daily spike of COVID-19 cases drops below 2,000-mark after two months in Odisha 20 Oct 2020 07:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As test rate continues to drop in the State, the daily spike in COVID-19 cases plunged below 2,000-mark after a gap of two months. A total 1,982 cases were reported in the State in last 24 hours. Only 38,740 tests were …
  • Odisha: COVID count declines as high burden districts conduct less tests 11 Oct 2020 04:31 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With the daily Covid count going southwards, if you think the coronavirus infection is under control in Odisha, hold your breath. The number of new cases announced by the State Government may not be indicating the actual …
  • Naveen launches 12 projects worth over Rs 8,796 crore 09 Oct 2020 05:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched 12 industrial projects worth Rs 8,796.61 crore with employment opportunities for more than 7000 persons. The projects included four large industries and eight MSMEs in …
  • Odisha’s Covid tally drops below 3K mark 06 Oct 2020 04:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: AFTER a gap of 35 days, the Covid-19 tally of Odisha fell below the 3,000-mark with 2,617 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. The previous lowest count of 2,602 cases had been reported on August 30. …
  • ‘Unlock Education’ comes to aid of school kids hit by Covid-19 curbs in Odisha 04 Oct 2020 06:03 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: When the Covid-19 pandemic struck, throwing schools into a complete shut down, a group of students of VSSUT came together to literally ‘unlock education’ and ensure the children are not deprived of the guidance as done in …
  • Odisha Police seeks AP like joint coop with Chhattisgarh 04 Oct 2020 03:49 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Riding high on its success against Left Wing Extremism, Odisha Police on Saturday pitched for enhanced inter-state coordination with neighbouring Chhattisgarh, a constant source of active cadre, to tackle the menace. In a …
  • All anti-state Maoist offensives in 2019 took place in Odisha 03 Oct 2020 09:19 The finding assumes significance amid the state government’s claim that LWE-related crimes have seen a sharp decline in the last few yearsBHUBANESWAR: The country had witnessed 13 crimes by Maoists, relating to offences against the State and sedition, in …
  • Trains start running from Puri after six months 01 Oct 2020 16:21 Trains were stopped from March 24 due to lockdown and state government restrictions to control Covid situation. BHUBANESWAR: Train services were resumed on Thursday from Puri after six months. Total seven special trains are scheduled to start running to …
  • Vedanta Jharsuguda rolls out financial literacy training for its 'Subhalaxmi Co-operative' members 29 Sep 2020 11:41 Vedanta Jharsuguda, the largest aluminium producer in the country, has begun a series of training sessions on financial literacy for women members of its flagship sustainable livelihood project, Subhalaxmi Co-operative. With a membership base of 4000, …
  • Coronavirus cases come down as tests reduced 28 Sep 2020 02:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda, Cuttack, Puri and Angul districts continued to struggle with the rise in coronavirus cases even as the new infections dropped below 4,000 in the last 24 hours. Of the 3,922 new cases, 2,309 were in quarantine …
  • Team Nadda signals Odisha very much on BJP radar 27 Sep 2020 02:08 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With the induction of four leaders from Odisha in the reconstituted team of national office bearers, BJP has given a strong message that the coastal state is very much in its radar. In the new organisational structure, …
  • Odisha man arrested for manufacturing fake Covid-19 vaccine 26 Sep 2020 13:38 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) A man was arrested in Odisha’s Bargarh district on charges of manufacturing a dubious vaccine for Covid-19, said an official on Saturday. The authorities conducted a raid and busted a fake Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing …
  • Odisha reports 4,242 new Covid-19 cases, state tally touches 1,84,122 21 Sep 2020 11:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported 4,242 new cases of novel coronavirus and nine more fatalities in the last 24 hours, pushing the Covid-19 tally of the state to 1,84,122 and death count to 763. Of the new cases reported from 30 districts …
  • Low pressure over Bay of Bengal to trigger rains in Odisha 20 Sep 2020 06:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A fresh low pressure area is likely to bring in heavy showers to the State next week. The system, the India Meteorological Department said, is likely to form over north-east Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood by Sunday. …
  • OJEE between October 12 and 19 19 Sep 2020 04:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Friday notified that the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) - 2020 will be held between October 12 and 19.Issuing a notification to this effect, the OJEE Committee stated that the computer- …
  • Odisha reports record 4,198 new COVID cases, 11 fresh fatalities 15 Sep 2020 17:45 Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday as 4,198 more people, including state BJP chief Samir Mohanty, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. The fresh infections have pushed the state’s …
  • Home isolation blues for COVID patients in Odisha 13 Sep 2020 08:48 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Covid-19 patients in home isolation are fighting a twin battle - one with the virus and the other with the system that is supposed to absorb their stress, fears and concerns by facilitating support if they develop …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha: Two SOG commandos, five Maoists killed in Kalahandi encounter 10 Sep 2020 07:34 Written by Aishwarya Mohanty | Bhubaneshwar | Updated: September 10, 2020 12:59:35 pm Five Maoists, including a woman, were also neutralised in the gun fight that took place in Bhandarangu Sirki forest area, Kalahandi police confirmed. (File)Two Special …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik talks tough on COVID-19 safety violations 10 Sep 2020 03:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Concerned about the alarming surge of Covid-19 cases in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed the Health department and civic authorities to ramp up health …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports yet another highest single-day spike of 3861 cases 07 Sep 2020 11:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday reported its biggest single-day spike of 3,861 Covid-19 cases and 10 more fatalities, a day after it took a place among the top-six states which have been fueling India's case tally in the recent …
  • Odisha among top six states fuelling India’s COVID tally 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Posting its highest single-day spike of 3,810 new infections, Odisha on Sunday took a place among the top-six states that have been fueling India’s COVID tally for the last few days.  The total number of cases in the …
  • 3,810 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Take Odisha's Tally To 1,24,031, Death Toll Mounts To 546 06 Sep 2020 17:16 Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Sunday as 3,810 more people tested positive for the infection, while eight fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 546, a health official said. The fresh …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,810 corona cases 06 Sep 2020 08:24 Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday. Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in …
  • 67 per cent students in Odisha clear Plus II Arts 06 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least 67.56 per cent (pc) students cleared the Plus Two Examination 2020 in Arts stream, results of which were announced by the Council of Higher Education (CHSE) on Saturday.  School and Mass Education Minister ( …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 1.16 lakh, 90,331 recovered 05 Sep 2020 05:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases as Odisha reported 3,267 new infections from all districts with Khurda, Puri, Keonjhar and Sonepur witnessing single-day biggest spike pushing the tally to 1,16,678.  The death toll …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as Odisha COVID-19 tally nears 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as COVID-19 cases near 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Bargarh turning into west Odisha hotspot as cases rise 03 Sep 2020 00:12
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • Odisha floods: Mahanadi submerges four villages in Tikarpara 30 Aug 2020 04:11 By Express News Service ANGUL: The flood water of river Mahanadi has submerged four villages in Tikarpara following opening of Hirakud dam gates. These villages are Tikarpara, Goindi, Majhipara and Behera Sahi. While houses of at least 100 fishermen have …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • National Sports Day: Prez to honour 60 athletes 29 Aug 2020 05:57 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates President Ram Nath Kovind virtually confers the National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020. https://t.co/f0VZoDoz9y— ANI (@ANI) 1598680174000 Kiren Rijiju defends govt's decision to confer …
  • Over 4.15 lakh affected, medium flood in Mahanadi feared 29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Over 4.15 lakh people in 10 districts of Odisha have been hit by floods in major rivers as the State Government evacuated over 18,500 people from the low lying areas by Friday. More than 3.83 lakh people have been …
  • Artson Engineering Ltd receives LOI of Rs. 16.63 crore 27 Aug 2020 17:04 Artson Engineering Ltd has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) of Rs. 16.63 Crores (Rupees Sixteen Crores Sixty-Three Lakhs Only), including GST from Tata Projects Limited. The order is for site fabrication, erection, testing, commissioning of storage tanks …
  • 3 dead as Odisha faces flood-like situation 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Many districts in Odisha are facing a flood-like situation as incessant rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal battered the state. While low-lying areas including paddy fields have been submerged and …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike with 3,384 Covid cases 27 Aug 2020 09:12 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 90,986 with the highest single-day spike of 3,384 cases in the last 24 hours, the health department said on Thursday. The Covid-19 death toll increased to 448 as seven more patients …
  • Maha: Stamp duty on flats now 2% till Dec 31 26 Aug 2020 15:14 Odisha: Special relief commissioner's office issues red, orange and yellow alert for heavy rainfall in various districts. Red alert issued in Sambalpur, Sunepur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Boudh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar, …
  • BPCL resumes work on over 2,100 projects worth Rs 50,300 crore capex 26 Aug 2020 12:38 Mumbai: Divestment-bound national oil marketer Bharat Petroleum Corporation has resumed work on as many as 2,118 projects involving a capital expenditure (capex) of around Rs 50,300 crore over three years. Of the total estimated capital investment, Rs 9, …
  • Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to trigger heavy rains in Odisha: MeT 24 Aug 2020 13:04 Bhubaneswar: With formation of a new low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal likely to trigger heavy rain in most parts of Odisha till Thursday, the state government has asked district collectors to deal with possible flash flood, landslide and water- …
  • Odisha: Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari tests +ve for Covid 09 Aug 2020 12:26
  • Two villagers in Bargarh donate plasma 04 Aug 2020 23:14 Sambalpur: Two villagers from Katapali village, which is a Covid-19 hotspot, of Bargarh district on Tuesday came forward to donate plasma after they recovered from the Covid-19 infection recently. Rabindra Sahu and Umesh Dash of Katapali village were …
  • Farmer's daughter from Odisha's Bargarh district secures 92 per cent in HSC exam 30 Jul 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BARGARH:  Kamala Rohidas, the daughter of a marginal farmer from Grinjel in Sohela block has set an example for other girls by scoring 92 per cent marks in the HSC examinations, the results of which were declared on Wednesday.  …
  • Bargarh gears up for possible locust invasion 01 Jun 2020 23:42 Sambalpur: Apprehensive about attack of locusts, the agriculture department of Bargarh district has become alert and started making preparations to deal with the possible invasion. The Bargarh district shares border with Chhattisgarh to where the locusts …
  • Odisha's Bargarh braces for return of workers 15 May 2020 06:59 By Express News Service BARGARH: Green zone and zero Covid-19 cases so far, Bargarh district is bracing for the return of 45,000 people in the coming days. Till Thursday afternoon, the district has received 490 returnees but the number is going to swell by …
  • Lockdowns leave Bargarh weavers without jobs, money 09 May 2020 00:51 Sambalpur: With markets across the country shut owing to the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the weavers of Bargarh district are finding it difficult to sell their products. Ashis Meher of Jandol village in Bheden block of …
  • Free food for the poor: Meet Bargarh’s Covid warrior 23 Apr 2020 06:30 By Express News Service BARGARH: Social worker Guddi Rao is on a mission to spread smiles amid the gloom over coronavirus crisis. Since lockdown was imposed on March 24, he has been feeding the poor and needy every day and plans to continue his noble work …
  • Four including three of family trampled to death in Bargarh 07 Apr 2020 09:46 By Express News Service BARGARH: Panic struck residents of Padampur block in Bargarh district after four villagers including three members of a family were trampled to death by two tuskers on Monday. The deceased are Dwarikanath Pande, his father Malai …
  • Odisha: Pearl S Buck, Pratibha Ray on Bargarh MP's reading list 03 Apr 2020 12:32
  • Woman constable in Odisha's Bargarh turns singer to spread coronavirus awareness 03 Apr 2020 03:39 Express News Service BARGARH: Faced with a situation where people are yet to accept the gravity of the coronavirus threat and take necessary precautions, Bargarh police has chosen to croon its way into people’s hearts. Taking the lead is a woman traffic …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • World AIDS Day: Deprived of basic facilities, HIV patients in Odisha deal with social stigma 01 Dec 2020 05:42 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: While World AIDS Day is being observed on December 1 and crores of rupees are spent by the State government for awareness programmes, many poverty-stricken patients in the district are deprived of entitlements under …
  • Stocks in the news: Maruti, M&M, ONGC, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Infibeam and Route Mobile 01 Dec 2020 03:19 Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 4 points, or 0.03 per cent higher at 12,997, in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a muted start on Tuesday. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today's session: Maruti Suzuki India, Tata …
  • Odisha ranks second in tuberculosis elimination efforts 30 Nov 2020 03:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha has been ranked second in the country for its efforts towards elimination of tuberculosis (TB) in the State. Four of its districts have found place among the top-10 districts in the country  in terms of TB …
  • JSW Steel set to acquire land for 13 mn tonne steel plant in Odisha 29 Nov 2020 09:57 Domestic steel major JSW Steel is in the process of acquiring land at Jagatsinghpur in Odisha where it has proposed to set up a 13.2 MTPA greenfield steel plant, a top company official said. Speaking to PTI, JSW Steel Director - Commercial Marketing and …
  • JSW Steel in the process of acquiring land for steel plant in Odisha: Director Jayant Acharya 29 Nov 2020 09:52 NEW DELHI: Domestic steel major JSW Steel is in the process of acquiring land at Jagatsinghpur in Odisha where it has proposed to set up a 13.2 MTPA greenfield steel plant, a top company official said. Speaking to PTI, JSW Steel Director - Commercial …
  • In Third Such Incident, Mother, Son Attempt To Set Themselves Ablaze Near Odisha Assembly 28 Nov 2020 12:56 A mother-son duo attempted to set themselves on fire near the Odisha assembly on Saturday, the third such incident in less than a week, to draw the government's attention amid alleged police inaction. Sulochana Das and her son Subrat Das, belonging to …
  • Woman attempts self-immolation near Odisha Assembly over tardy probe into son's death 28 Nov 2020 10:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A woman from Jagatsinghpur district allegedly attempted self-immolation near the Odisha Assembly on Saturday over the tardy probe by police in connection with the alleged murder of her son one year ago. The woman's …
  • Lack of hygiene at schools has teachers worried in Odisha 23 Nov 2020 03:57 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Even as teachers have returned to schools for carrying out academic duties since the last one week on directions of  the School and Mass Education (SME) department, the prevailing conditions in the institutions has …
  • GST scammers in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district prey on gullible villagers, steal identity 21 Nov 2020 06:41 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Unscrupulous traders are forging identity and creating bogus companies in Jagatsinghpur district to make away with crores of rupees of Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the State exchequer bleeds. It is the gullible …
  • Deprived of benefits, Ujjwala Yojana scheme beneficiaries of Odisha's Jagatsinghpur cry foul 19 Nov 2020 04:27 By Express News Service PARADIP: Irregularities in implementation of the Central government's flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)  have sparked  resentment among beneficiaries in Chatua village under Kujang police limits in the …
  • Stir over theft incidents 16 Nov 2020 07:16 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Residents of Kanakpur under the banner of Anchalika Nagarika Surakhya Manch staged demonstration protesting failure of police to check theft incidents in the area on Sunday. Kankapur, which houses the famous Sarala …
  • IHME lowers death projection but state alert to Covid threat 14 Nov 2020 05:31 Covid testing in CuttackBHUBANESWAR: Even as the state government is not showing any laxity in the enforcement of Covid norms anticipating a possible second wave of infection after December 15, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) — a …
  • Centre sanctions Rs 128 crore more to Odisha as Amphan relief 14 Nov 2020 05:31 People living in low-lying areas were moved to safety by the state when Amphan struckBHUBANESWAR: The Centre on Friday sanctioned an additional central assistance of Rs 128.23 crore for Odisha towards the losses caused owing to Cyclone Amphan that struck …
  • Bypolls: BJP Sweeps MP, UP And Gujarat 10 Nov 2020 21:53 It was advantage BJP on Tuesday with the party emerging victorious in many states. The BJP has won 16 seats and was leading in three others in the bypolls to 28 seats in the state.  Votes were counted for Assembly by-elections in 59 constituencies across …
  • COVID-19 recoveries drop after 45 days in Bhubaneswar 09 Nov 2020 04:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the test positivity rate remained below three percent for the fourth consecutive day, the number of recoveries dropped on Sunday as compared to new cases after nearly 45 days. While 1,434 persons tested positive …
  • TPR down, Odisha govt shifts to population-based testing 07 Nov 2020 04:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the daily test positivity rate (TPR) has dropped below three per cent in the State, the government has decided to shift to population-based testing strategy to catch the spread of the virus more effectively.  …
  • 161 Covid patients cast vote in bypolls in Odisha 05 Nov 2020 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 161 persons infected with Covid-19 exercised their franchise in the by-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly segments on Tuesday. Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) SK Lohani on Wednesday informed that …
  • Bye-polls: Moderate to high voting in 54 assembly seats across 10 states despite Covid fears 04 Nov 2020 12:13 Bhopal/Lucknow/Ahmedabad, Nov.3 (PTI): Moderate to high polling was recorded on Tuesday in bye-elections to 54 assembly constituencies in 10 states despite the shadow of Covid-19 pandemic, with nearly 68 percent turnout in 28 seats in Madhya …
  • Second wave of Covid-19? This Odisha district sees six-fold rise in daily cases 03 Nov 2020 17:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the new Covid-19 cases declined further bringing down the daily test positivity rate (TPR) to below 3% in the State, Ganjam witnessed a six-fold rise in new infections during the 24-hour period showing the early …
  • Orissa High Court recalls arrest warrant orders against four officers 03 Nov 2020 04:58 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Monday recalled the arrest warrant orders issued by the vacation court for production of the Director of Secondary Education and district education officers (DEOs) of Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Jajpur …
  • COVID-19: New cases rise further, Odisha tally nears three lakh 02 Nov 2020 06:00 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 1,709 persons testing positive for coronavirus in last 24 hours, Odisha is once again going through an upward curve in test positivity rate (TPR). The TPR soared to 3.71 per cent (pc) from three pc in a day.  Of …
  • New COVID-19 cases further rise in Odisha, tally crosses 2.91 lakh 01 Nov 2020 16:35 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 1,709 persons testing positive for coronavirus in last 24 hours, Odisha witnessed a rise in test positivity rate (TPR) on Sunday, that was previously falling. The TPR soared to 3.71 per cent from three per cent, as …
  • Tirtol bypolls: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan calls on voters to defeat an ‘insensitive’ BJD 31 Oct 2020 04:29 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  Even as the ruling BJD and Congress have intensified campaign for the November 3 bypoll to Tirtol Assembly constituency, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday addressed six rallies …
  • Covid cases rise as Odisha accelerates tests 30 Oct 2020 02:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Covid-19 infections continued to rise further with enhanced testing as Odisha reported 1,617 new cases and 13 deaths in a 24-hour period pushing the tally to 2,87,099 and death toll to 1,350.The number of fresh …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports 1617 fresh cases in 24 hours as infections continue to rise 29 Oct 2020 15:53 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Covid-19 infections continued to rise further with enhanced testing as Odisha reported 1617 new cases and 13 deaths in a 24 hour period pushing the tally to 2,87,099 and the death toll to 1350. The number of fresh …
  • Orissa High Court sets one month deadline for decision on aid to sevayats 29 Oct 2020 06:34 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  The Orissa High Court has set a four-week deadline for the Commissioner of Endowments to take a decision on providing financial assistance to the sevayats of the Maa Sarala Thakurani temple in Jagatsinghpur district. …
  • Jagatsinghpur: Cop consumes alcohol in police station, suspended 22 Oct 2020 02:44 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A sub-inspector (SI) of Naugaon police station was placed under suspension on Wednesday for consuming alcohol during duty hours. SI, Bibekananda Sahoo, was found drinking alcohol with a liquor trader inside the police …
  • 15 cops in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district found COVID-19 positive after feast 21 Sep 2020 04:16 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Around 15 police personnel were found infected with Covid-19 after attending birthday celebration of a reserve inspector (RI)’s children on Friday. As per reports, the RI had hosted the birthday celebration of his son …
  • With inclusion of Congress turncoat, cracks in BJP split wide open in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 21 Sep 2020 04:16 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The inclusion of veteran Congress leader Rajkishore Behera in BJP has caused a tumult in the saffron party’s district organisation. BJP workers of Biridi block in Tirtol Assembly constituency on Sunday threatened to …
  • Flood scene still grim in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, rivers flow at danger level 02 Sep 2020 05:37 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Low-lying areas in the district continue to remain under water as major rivers are flowing above danger mark since the last three days. Water level of Mahanadi river stood at 11.15 metre against the danger mark of 9. …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district faces boat shortage amid flood situation 31 Aug 2020 06:50 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The fury of floods has added to the misery of people in Jagatsinghpur district, amidst an already damaging pandemic. The situation is grim for residents of inundated villages under Tirtol and Kujang blocks as they …
  • Odisha floods: Woman swept away in Jagatsinghpur 30 Aug 2020 02:26 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A 64-year-old woman was reportedly swept away in Mahanadi near Tarapur village in Raghunathpur block as the swelling river posed a serious flood threat to the district. The woman, Harapriya Nayak, was taking bath at …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks Sajjan Jindal to fast-track Rs 53,700-crore Jagatsinghpur steel project 25 Aug 2020 16:12 Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik asks Sajjan Jindal to fast-track Rs 53,700-crore steel project at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district saying, "I am interested in you to start work on the Jagatsinghpur project as soon as possible." JSW …
  • Work on RS 53,700-crore JSW steel project to begin soon in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 25 Aug 2020 05:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Work on the proposed Rs 53,700-crore integrated steel project at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district by Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group is likely to start soon. Jindal assured this on Monday during his discussion with Chief …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik lays foundation for hospital at Jagatsinghpur 22 Aug 2020 03:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday laid the foundation stone of a maternal and child health hospital at Jagatsinghpur through video conference. Stating that this health institution will have an important role in …
  • Jagatsinghpur district collector clears rumours about community spread of coronavirus 26 Jul 2020 04:13 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: There is no community spread of coronavirus in Jagatsinghpur district yet, said Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra on Saturday. He urged people to rely on daily updates on COVID-19 being provided by the district …
  • Garden scheme a hit in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur villages 12 Jul 2020 03:18 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: With prices of vegetables skyrocketing, the State Government’s ‘Mo Upkari Bagicha’ scheme has become popular in rural areas of the district. With the village economy taking a hit due to the pandemic, the scheme under …
  • Covid scare for Jagatsinghpur municipal staff as watchman's son tests COVID-19 positive 01 Jul 2020 02:21 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Panic gripped employees of Jagatsinghpur Municipality after the office watchman’s son tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. The watchman’s son returned from Maharashtra on June 25 in a private vehicle and got down …
  • BSF jawan’s kin forced to vacate house after he tests positive for COVID-19 in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 01 Jul 2020 02:21 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: In a disturbing incident reflecting the stigmatisation of Covidaffected families, the wife and children of a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan were harassed and forced to vacate their rented house in Purohitpur …
  • 33 new cases in Jagatsinghpur, highest in a day 11 Jun 2020 06:30 By Express News Service Jagatsinghpur witnessed the highest single-day spike in cases on Wednesday with 33 persons testing positive. All cases are related to quarantine centres. Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra informed that the patients belonged to …
  • Women SHGs roped in for stitching school uniforms in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district 02 Jun 2020 07:15 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The decision of the district administration to engage SHGs for stitching school uniforms has come as a boon for women in villages, hit by the lockdown. Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra said the district …
  • Amphan batters coastal pockets of Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur 21 May 2020 02:27 Kendrapada: Packing in gusty winds, Cyclone Amphan hit the coastal districts of Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur on Wednesday, triggering massive tidal flooding in low-lying seaside regions. The tidal waves churned up by the ingress of winds battered the …
  • Cyclone Amphan: Odisha's Jagatsinghpur administration races against time to evacuate people 20 May 2020 05:17 By Express News Service PARADIP: The  Jagatsinghpur administration is racing against time to evacuate people to safety in view of the super cyclonic storm Amphan. To ensure zero casualty, the administration had decided to evacuate 25,000 people from …
  • No space for social distancing at cyclone shelters in Jagatsinghpur with nearly 4000 people in 58 facilities 20 May 2020 05:17 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Social distancing norms have gone for a toss at cyclone shelters in Jagatsinghpur with nearly 4000 people sheltered in 58 facilities and more expected to arrive on Wednesday. Besides, no masks and sanitisers have been …
  • 20 test positive for COVID-19 in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur after no active cases 19 May 2020 04:48 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Hours after the Health Department announced that there are no COVID-19 active cases in Jagatsinghpur, the district reported 20 new cases on Monday. This is the biggest spike in positive cases in Jagatsinghpur so far. …
  • Migrant inflow rises in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur but tests limited to only 120 per day 15 May 2020 06:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Even as hundreds of migrants are returning to Jagatsinghpur district since last five days, the administration has stopped screening all the returnees before sending them to quarantine centres and collecting their swab …
  • Rs 17 lakh bill on COVID-19 medical camps drops to Rs 51,000 after Jagatsinghpur Collector's notice 09 May 2020 05:13 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Large-scale irregularities have come to the fore at quarantine centres in Tirtol and some other blocks in the district. Most of these facilities have been supplied with poor quality beds, sheets, soap, sanitiser, food …
  • Jagatsinghpur Covid-zoned as four test positive 07 May 2020 05:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Jagatsinghpur district on Wednesday lost its green zone tag with four Surat returnees testing positive. Three of them, aged 26, 30 and 32 years, are members of a family belonging to Chatiyana village under Jamugaon …
  • 70 migrant labourers sent home from Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 30 Apr 2020 04:09 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district administration on Wednesday sent back 70 migrant labourers to their native villages in Nuapada district. At least 158 migrants including their children were engaged at a brick kiln in Tirtol block. Of …
  • In Odisha's Jagatsinghpur, barbers begin home service 21 Apr 2020 06:31 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Reeling under livelihood loss due to the lockdown, barbers of the district have started providing their services at the doorsteps of people.  As the social-distancing norm puts salons out of business, many barbers have …
  • Eight nabbed for lockdown flout in Jagatsinghpur  07 Apr 2020 07:48 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Police on Monday arrested eight persons of Tirtol on charges of violating the lockdown guidelines They had gathered near the Krishananadapur bridge under Tirtol police limits and were chit-chatting when police spotted …
  • Cops in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur use music to help overcome coronavirus lockdown stress 03 Apr 2020 03:39 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district police have adopted a novel tactic to help people cope with the lockdown psychologically. They have started playing songs to entertain people as well as spread awareness on coronavirus in urban and rural …
  • Police accused of torturing youth in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 25 Feb 2020 07:06 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Even as the state government is batting for people-friendly policing system under the ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative, Bandar Marine police has been accused of custodial torture of a 25-year-old youth of Naharana. The victim, …
  • e-office launched at Odisha's Jagatsinghpur Collectorate  03 Feb 2020 06:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: An e-office to usher in transparency and expedite the pace of movement of files from one department to another, was launched at the Collectorate here on Saturday. Inaugurating the system, Collector Sangram Keshari …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur farmers in distress over delay in paddy lifting 03 Feb 2020 06:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Delay in lifting of paddy has emerged as a major cause of concern for farmers in the district. Even as 40 millers are required to lift around 8 lakh quintal paddy from farmers, the administration has been able to rope …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Rs 25.4 cr subsidy to 278 MSMEs in Odisha till November 29 Nov 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State Government has extended financial incentives of Rs25.47 crore to 278 MSME units till November of the current fiscal, taking the total incentivised units to 639 from April, 2019. In 2019-20, Rs34.52 crore was …
  • Seven ROBs to come up on Bhadrak-Berhampur railway route 25 Nov 2020 23:53 Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Engineering Projects (India) Limited (EPIL) for construction of seven road overbridges (ROBs) between Dhanmandal station in Jajpur district and Berhampur station …
  • JSW subsidiary Shiva Cement to invest 25 Nov 2020 09:35 MUMBAI: Odisha-based Shiva Cement Ltd, a subsidiary of JSW Cement Ltd, has announced plans to invest over ₹1,500 crore in a new 1.36 million tonne per annum (mtpa) clinker unit project in Sundergarh district of the state. While ₹1150 crore of the capital …
  • 85-yr-old man charged with raping Jajpur minor for months arrested 25 Nov 2020 01:11
  • Man held for duping job aspirants in Odisha's Jajpur district 19 Nov 2020 04:27 By Express News Service JAJPUR: A 39-year-old man was arrested by police on Wednesday for duping a dozen unemployed youths of over Rs 1 lakh promising them jobs in steel plants in Kalinga Nagar industrial complex in Jajpur district. The accused, Sanjaya …
  • Section 144 imposed at Odisha's Pentha beach as drowning cases raise red flag 19 Nov 2020 04:27 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: With the spurt in drowning cases raising a red flag, the district administration on Wednesday enforced prohibitory orders under section 144 on the Pentha beach in Rajnagar block. The entire beach stretch has also been …
  • ‘Anti-China sentiment is likely to give an opportunity to the downstream customers’ 16 Nov 2020 11:23 Stainless steel maker, Jindal Stainless Ltd is expecting 10-15 per cent drop in sales volumes this fiscal over last year on the back of subdued economic growth. The company had registered sales volume of 915,900 tonnes in FY20. This would translate into a …
  • One killed, two injured in clash over grazing cattle in Odisha's Kuanrasahi village 09 Nov 2020 03:03 By Express News Service JAJPUR: One person was killed and two others injured after members of two families clashed over grazing cattle on agricultural land at Kuanrasahi village within Mangalpur police limits on Sunday.  Sources said, cattle owned by one …
  • Tata Steel Mining commence operations at two of its Odisha chromite mines 06 Nov 2020 15:27 Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML) has commenced operations at its Saruabil and Kamarda chromite mines, now also called the Twin Mines. The groundbreaking ceremony held today to kick-start the mining operations at Sukinda was attended by M C Thomas, managing …
  • Tata Steel arm starts chromite mining operations in Odisha 06 Nov 2020 13:50 Tata Steel Mining, formerly known as TS Alloys, has started operations at its Saruabil and Kamarda Chromite mines. MC Thomas, Managing Director, TSML said the company is now ready to supply chrome ore from Sukinda Chromite mine which had started operations …
  • Customs officials detect Rs 8 crore-worth duty evasion of Odisha-based mineral firm 06 Nov 2020 04:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Customs officials on Thursday detected evasion of customs duty to the tune of over Rs 8 crore and seized 52,051 tonne goods worth Rs 26.92 crore from the possessions of an iron ore exporter. The customs duty was …
  • Odisha approves 5 mega investment proposals worth Rs 92,713 crore 05 Nov 2020 17:37 The Odisha government on Thursday accorded in-principle approval for five mega investment proposals worth Rs 92,713 crore which upon grounding will generate employment for 31,979 people, official sources said. The mega investment proposals were in the …
  • Odisha: 74-year-old man booked for raping, impregnating minor 05 Nov 2020 02:46 Arrests in the case are yet to be made.A 74-year-old man was booked by the Jajpur district police for allegedly raping and impregnating a minor girl at his residence. The 15-year-old tribal girl had been working as a house help at the residence of the …
  • Orissa High Court recalls arrest warrant orders against four officers 03 Nov 2020 04:58 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Monday recalled the arrest warrant orders issued by the vacation court for production of the Director of Secondary Education and district education officers (DEOs) of Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Jajpur …
  • Odisha plans to administer COVID-19 vaccine to over three lakh healthcare workers 02 Nov 2020 19:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government has planned to administer COVID-19 vaccine to over three lakh healthcare workers (HCWs) in the first phase as and when the vaccine is available. As decided by the Centre, frontline healthcare personnel …
  • Burglars target temples in Korei, loot valuables 01 Nov 2020 05:41 By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Locked temples sans the flow of devotees and conduct of festivals and rituals due to the Covid-19 pandemic have made them easy targets for burglars. In the last 10 months, burglars have struck as many as 10 temples in Korei …
  • Workers stage protest over pending salary 30 Oct 2020 05:07 By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Hundreds of workers of Balasore Alloys staged a dharna over pending salary and financial hardships, in front of the company’s office at Kaliapani under Sukinda block here on Thursday. The agitators demanded immediate …
  • Odisha government pulls up high burden districts for lowering COVID-19 tests 25 Oct 2020 05:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Faced with mounting criticism over declining COVID-19 tests during the festive season, the State government has pulled up the high virus burden districts for failing to rise up to the situation and meet the target given …
  • New Covid infections drop further in Odisha 24 Oct 2020 03:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The number of new infections in the State dropped further to 1,793, lowest in last two and a half month.On August 6, the daily Covid-19 count was 1,833. With this, the State tally touched 2,77,887. The daily positivity …
  • Low-pressure area intensifies in Bay of Bengal, Odisha to witness heavy rains for couple of days 23 Oct 2020 05:24 Image Source : @INDIACOASTGUARD Low pressure over Central BoB likely to intensify into depression next 24 hours. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), a low pressure area which is developing over West Central Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify …
  • Sagar Cements - Q2FY21 Results - Angel Broking 22 Oct 2020 09:30 Mr. Keshav Lahoti - Associate Equity Analyst, Angel Broking Ltd "For Q2FY21, Sagar Cements revenue grew by 23% YoY to ₹ 325.9 crore and volume registered a growth of 2%. Plants operated around 48% utilisation during the current quarter. Operating …
  • Sagar Cements - Q2FY21 First Cut - ICICI Securities 22 Oct 2020 09:30 (CMP: Rs. 689; Market cap: Rs. 1620 crore) Sagar cements reported robust performance with EBITDA and PAT growth of 2.5x and 10x respectively during Q2FY21. The results were ahead of our estimates mainly on account of sharp increase in the cement prices in …
  • Heavy to very heavy rainfall in many parts of Odisha in next 3-days: Meteorological Centre 20 Oct 2020 13:38 Bhubaneswar: A fresh low-pressure area, formed over the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, is likely to trigger heavy to very heavy rainfall in many parts of Odisha over the next three days, the Meteorological Centre here said. In view of the weather forecast, the …
  • Jajpur: Police busts fake tobacco manufacturing unit 19 Oct 2020 15:36
  • Gladiator Stocks - Jindal Stainless : Two years consolidation breakout signifies resumption of primary up trend... 19 Oct 2020 06:12 Strategy Buy Jindal Stainless in the range of Rs. 53.00-57.00 for target price of Rs. 64.00 with a stop loss of Rs. 49.00. Time Frame: Six months Technical View The share price has logged a resolute breakout from two years base formation (Rs. 23-53) backed …
  • Seven air monitoring stations to come up in Odisha 16 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Thursday reiterated its commitment to establish continuous air quality monitoring stations (CAAQMS) in seven places of the State including the Capital city for real …
  • Four criminals arrested in Odisha for supplying arms 15 Oct 2020 04:51 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Four gunrunners were arrested by Chauliaganj police on Wednesday. They are Sudhira Swain of Sumada of Jagatsinghpur, Sambit Nayak of Kendrapara, Manoj Behera and Prabhakar Behera of Puri. Police seized five 9mm country-made …
  • 98-year-old Nanda Kishore Prusty's unstoppable mission of literacy 11 Oct 2020 04:31 Express News Service JAJPUR:  In the non-descript Kantira, a village in Jajpur district’s Sukinda block, you could spot him teaching kids in the morning in a makeshift shed, made of bamboo and straw. When the dusk falls, it’s time for the elders to start …
  • Odisha: COVID count declines as high burden districts conduct less tests 11 Oct 2020 04:31 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With the daily Covid count going southwards, if you think the coronavirus infection is under control in Odisha, hold your breath. The number of new cases announced by the State Government may not be indicating the actual …
  • Coronavirus Live Updates: With 59,88,822 recoveries, India’s recovery rate rises to 85.81% 10 Oct 2020 09:18 Odisha's COVID-19 toll crossed the 1,000-mark on Saturday with 15 more deaths, while 2,854 new cases were reported, a Health Department official said. The toll rose to 1,006 with the latest fatalities, which included five persons from the Khurda …
  • Odisha govt approves investment proposals worth over Rs 1,851 crore 09 Oct 2020 20:28 The Odisha government on Friday approved investment proposals worth over Rs 1,851 crore in metal and cement sectors, which would likely to generate employment opportunities for 1,624 people. The projects got the go-ahead at a State Level Single Window …
  • Ramco Cements' new grinding unit in Odisha goes starts operation 09 Oct 2020 16:47 Ramco Cements Ltd on Friday said it has commenced operations at its new cement grinding unit in Odisha, set up at a cost of about Rs 710 crore. It was decided to set up the unit in Odisha, considering the State's high industrial potential, besides …
  • Naveen launches 12 projects worth over Rs 8,796 crore 09 Oct 2020 05:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched 12 industrial projects worth Rs 8,796.61 crore with employment opportunities for more than 7000 persons. The projects included four large industries and eight MSMEs in …
  • The Ramco Cements Ltd inaugurates plant operations of grinding unit at Odisha 08 Oct 2020 13:31 Odisha, rich with its precious mines, minerals and ideal geographic location, has always been a state with high industrial potential, and one of the key markets for The Ramco Cements Limited. The company has been marketing around a million tons of cement …
  • Odisha: Rebuked by mother, minor ends life 06 Oct 2020 06:29 By Express News Service JAJPUR: A 15-year-old boy ended his life by jumping into Kharasrota river after being rebuked by his mother for playing game on his mobile phone at Banapur village within Binjharpur police limits on Sunday.  The body of the deceased …
  • 111% rally from March lows, analysts say this smallcap is cementing a long-term growth story 06 Oct 2020 06:08 Brokerages on Dalal Street have turned bullish on Telangana-based Sagar Cements following a slew of tailwinds, including projections of demand improvement in core markets, relatively better realisations in recent times, efficient operations and capacity …
  • Situation grim in Odisha's Jajpur, over four-lakh affected due to incessant rains 30 Aug 2020 02:26 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Over four lakh people of 530 villages in all 10 blocks of the district have been affected by floods caused by Baitarani, Brahmani, Kharasotra, Kani and Kelua rivers. The situation continues to remain grim in Bari, Rasulpur, …
  • Fire power in flood: Baby, family rescued in Odisha's Jajpur 29 Aug 2020 04:50 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Caught  atop the terrace of a single-storey house amidst incessant rains all night, with a frothing Brahmani river swirling around the building, could be unnerving for anyone. Picture a family stranded there with their …
  • One dies in Odisha's Jajpur as flood situation remains grim 29 Aug 2020 02:51 By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Even as the situation remains grim in the district, one person died after a wall of his house fell on him in Panasa panchayat under Jajpur block on Friday.  With two major rivers of the district flowing above the danger …
  • Watch: Fire services personnel rescue newborn in flood-hit Jajpur 28 Aug 2020 18:49 Aug 28, 2020, 09:12PM ISTSource: ANIFire services personnel of Bari Fire Station rescued 6 people including a newborn baby from a flooded village in Jajpur. Rope technique was used to wade through heavy stream of flood for rescue operation. Continuous …
  • Jajpur, Keonjhar districts badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha, IMD issues warning 26 Aug 2020 15:39 Aug 26, 2020, 08:47PM ISTSource: ANIJajpur and Keonjhar districts has badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha region. Water level in Baitarani River following through Kendujhar has been rose following heavy rainfall in the area. According to Central …
  • 4-ft-long cobra rescued from drain in Odisha’s Jajpur 12 Aug 2020 11:59 Aug 12, 2020, 04:32PM ISTSource: ANIA 4-feet-long cobra was found in drain in Odisha’s Jajpur. A rescue team rushed to the spot. The snake, covered with drain garbage, was rescued. It was put in a plastic jar and was later released in a forest.
  • Odisha government to Bridge to link Jajpur with Kendrapara 09 Aug 2020 03:57 By Express News Service JAJPUR: The Odisha government will construct a bridge on Brahmani river that would connect Jajpur with the neighbouring Kendrapara district.  Bari MLA Sunanda Das, after attending a meeting of NABARD said the bridge will be …
  • Odisha: Jajpur lady teacher found murdered 07 Jul 2020 12:45 Representative image KENDRAPADA: Mystery shrouded the death of a 50-year-old lady schoolteacher, whose body was found in a room of her house along with her injured husband and daughter at village Mirjapur under Dharmasala police station in Jajpur district …
  • Woman alleges police inaction 20 days after FIR in Odisha's Jajpur 06 Jul 2020 04:47 By Express News Service JAJPUR: More than 20 days after an FIR was lodged against armed goons for attacking a man brutally in broad daylight, Binjharpur police is yet nab the accused. Taking advantage of the police inaction, the micreants are continuing to …
  • COVID-19 count goes up in Odisha's Jajpur 20 May 2020 05:17 By Express News Service JAJPUR/JAGATSINGHPUR/ANGUL: As many as 31 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported from Jajpur on Tuesday taking the total to 168 in the district. Collector Ranjan Kumar Das said of the new cases, nine were reported from Bari …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: 17 test positive in Odisha's Jajpur, 15 more recover 15 May 2020 04:39 By Express News Service JAJPUR: The district reported 17 more positive cases on Thursday, taking the tally to 88 in Jajpur. While nine cases were reported from Dasarathapur block, two each were detected from Dharmasala, Jajpur and Bari and one each from …
  • Jindal Stainless resumes operations at Jajpur facility in Odisha 05 May 2020 17:33 Kolkata: Jindal Stainless Limited has resumed partial operations at its Jajpur facility in Odisha. In a statement issued on Tuesday the company said it will "enforce all the guidelines set by government authorities to ensure health and safety of the …
  • With 4 new cases, Jajpur crosses 50 mark 05 May 2020 04:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State on Monday reported seven more Covid-19 positive cases, six of whom have travel history to West Bengal. With four new cases, the number of Covid patients in Jajpur touched 52.Among fresh cases, four have been …
  • Odisha's Jajpur district reports 12 new corona cases in 48 hours 03 May 2020 05:33 By Express News Service JAJPUR: With eight new Covid-19 cases reported on Saturday, Jajpur’s coronavirus tally has climbed up to 48, surpassing Bhubaneswar as the biggest hotspot of Odisha. Three of the cases were reported from Bari block, all of whom had …
  • Jajpur hotspot as Odisha records second highest daily spike in COVID-19 cases 01 May 2020 03:42 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha on Thursday posted its second highest single day spike in Covid-19 cases with as many as 17 persons testing positive at Jajpur.  While the total number of cases rose to 142, Jajpur has become the second Covid …
  • Odisha Red Zones: Several areas in Sundargarh, Jajpur declared containment zones 26 Apr 2020 17:39 Image Source : PTI Odisha Red Zones: Several areas in Sundargarh, Jajpur declared containment zones To conduct active surveillance and aggressive contact- tracing after nine people tested COVID-19 positive in the last 24 hours, The Odisha government on …
  • 100 cases in Odisha, Jajpur the new hotspot 26 Apr 2020 07:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Saturday touched the 100 Covid-19 case mark with six more persons testing positive. All the new cases have been reported from Jajpur district, the new hotspot of the State. While the number of cases in Jajpur …
  • Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today 23 Apr 2020 20:01 Image Source : PTI Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today The Odisha government on Thursday announced a 60-hour complete shut down in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today till …
  • Labour crunch headache for groundnut farmers in Odisha's Jajpur district 01 Apr 2020 08:07 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Acute labour shortage triggered by the lockdown has affected the harvest of groundnut crops in the district. Thousands of farmers who have grown groundnut in their farm land as rabi crop are facing a lot of hardship to …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 ‘ …
  • 85-year-old arrested for raping minor in Odisha 01 Dec 2020 08:25 Representative imageKENDRAPADA: An 85-year-old man was arrested on Monday for raping a five-year-old girl inside his stationary shop in Kendrapada district on Sunday evening. The accused was identified as Sunakar Patra, the survivor’s neighbour. After the …
  • Kendrapada villagers cash in on ‘Kadaknath’ chicken 28 Nov 2020 09:03
  • Odisha govt to spend Rs 12.51 crore to promote golden grass items 17 Nov 2020 07:54 Artisans with golden grass products in KendrapadaKENDRAPADA: The state government and Centre will spend Rs 12.51 crore to train and provide marketing facilities to around 3,000 women craftspersons in 12 villages of Kendrapada district under World Bank- …
  • Class 6 girl walks 10km to file complaint against dad in Odisha 17 Nov 2020 04:06 On receiving the girl's written complaint against her father, Kendrapada collector Samarth Verma directed an official to arrange for direct transfer of benefits to her bank accountKENDRAPADA: A slip of a girl studying in Class 6 on Monday summoned the …
  • Centre sanctions Rs 128 crore more to Odisha as Amphan relief 14 Nov 2020 05:31 People living in low-lying areas were moved to safety by the state when Amphan struckBHUBANESWAR: The Centre on Friday sanctioned an additional central assistance of Rs 128.23 crore for Odisha towards the losses caused owing to Cyclone Amphan that struck …
  • Comrade Rabindra Behera: The Reminiscences of a Revolutionary 26 Sep 2020 12:36   by Bhabani Shankar Nayak   25 September 2020 Who cares about comrade’s life and death in rural areas? Who cares to document their lives, sacrifices, struggles, and contributions in shaping society in the age of decadent capitalism? The mainstream media …
  • Odisha seeks Rs 1,100 crore central aid for flood damage 17 Sep 2020 20:18 About 1,20,000 houses, as well as embankments, roads, and public infrastructure, have also been affected. (File)The Odisha government Thursday sought assistance of Rs 1,100 crore from the Centre to deal with the aftermath of the recent floods in the state. …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha among top six states fuelling India’s COVID tally 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Posting its highest single-day spike of 3,810 new infections, Odisha on Sunday took a place among the top-six states that have been fueling India’s COVID tally for the last few days.  The total number of cases in the …
  • Flood water from Mahanadi enters many villages in coastal districts of Odisha 30 Aug 2020 11:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Flood waters entered several villages in Kanas and Delang blocks of Puri district even as 10 lakh cusecs flowed through the Mundali barrage causing breaches in the embankments of two tributaries of Mahanadi river. …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Senior officials to oversee flood management in Odisha 29 Aug 2020 09:27 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday deputed seven senior IAS officers to oversee flood management in the affected districts of the state. Panchayati Raj Secretary D.K. Singh has been assigned to oversee the flood management …
  • Newborn, 5 others rescued in flooded Odisha village 28 Aug 2020 20:09 By ANI JAJPUR: A total of six people including a newborn baby were rescued from a village in Odisha's Jajpur district by a Bari Fire Service rescue team on Friday after the village was inundated by floodwaters from the Brahmani and Kharasrota rivers. …
  • 3 dead as Odisha faces flood-like situation 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Many districts in Odisha are facing a flood-like situation as incessant rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal battered the state. While low-lying areas including paddy fields have been submerged and …
  • Ex-district judge passes away in Odisha home 26 Aug 2020 02:35 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA:   Former district judge Justice Krushna Chandra Kar passed away at his residence here on Tuesday due to heart failure. He was 91. Kar, during his posting in Cuttack had convicted eight persons to life imprisonment for …
  • Rains throw life out of gear in Kendrapara 26 Aug 2020 02:35 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA:  Heavy rains have led to waterlogging in several parts of the district disrupting normal life. Even as roads have been damaged due to the downpour, excess water has entered into the houses of people in Kendrapara town, …
  • Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to trigger heavy rains in Odisha: MeT 24 Aug 2020 13:04 Bhubaneswar: With formation of a new low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal likely to trigger heavy rain in most parts of Odisha till Thursday, the state government has asked district collectors to deal with possible flash flood, landslide and water- …
  • Odisha collectors asked to remain alert for flood 24 Aug 2020 05:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As several places in Odisha are likely to witness heavy downpour during the next two to three days due to a fresh low pressure, the State Government on Sunday asked the Collectors to remain alert and prepared to deal …
  • Drainage channels blocked, offices in Odisha's Kendrapara inundated 20 Aug 2020 04:36 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Heavy rains over the last four days have thrown normal life out of gear in the district.  Hundreds of thatched houses are reported to have collapsed due to the downpour while low-lying areas have been inundated. With …
  • Heavy rains in Odisha, to persist till Sunday 05 Aug 2020 10:57 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rains trigerred by a low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal battered many parts of Odisha and the weather office on Wednesday forecast that rainfall in the state will persist till Sunday. The low pressure area, which has …
  • Plumber airlifted by Sonu Sood gets wishes from across India 04 Aug 2020 23:14 Bhubaneswar: Prashant Kumar Pradhan, 32-year-old plumber from Kendrapada who named his welding workshop after Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, has been flooded with congratulatory calls from all across the country. Prashant’s story was first published in TOI, …
  • Odisha: BJD reiterates demand for passenger train on Haridaspur-Paradip line 03 Aug 2020 10:31 BHUBANESWAR: The ruling BJD on Sunday reiterated its demand for running a passenger train on the Haridaspur-Paradip rail line, which is nearing completion and will soon be ready to be commissioned. Addressing a news conference here, BJD MLAs from …
  • Nine dogs of Odisha police await posting owing to poor training 03 Aug 2020 08:12 The dogs are being properly trained to meet our requirements. They will be posted soon, Priyadarshi said. BHUBANESWAR: Quality of the training of dogs of the K-9 squad of state police has come under the scanner as nine canines have failed to get posting in …
  • Odisha: Kendrapada seeks GI tag for ‘Rasabali’ 29 Jul 2020 10:38 Rasabali a sweet dish that had originated in the 400-year-old Baladevjew Temple in the district be given a Geo...Read More KENDRAPADA: The residents of Kendrapada have recently demanded that Rasabali — a sweet dish that had originated in the 400-year-old …
  • Geographical Indication tag sought for ‘Kendrapara Rasabali’ 29 Jul 2020 03:49 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Residents of the district have demanded Geographical Indication (GI) tag for ‘Kendrapara Rasabali’, a sweet which traces its origin to the 400-year-old Baldevjew temple here. Rasabali is a fried flattened brown cheese …
  • Odisha CM urges railways minister to start passenger train on Haridaspur-Paradip line 28 Jul 2020 17:53 Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik (File Photo) BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged Union railways minister Piyush Goyal to accord necessary approvals and certifications to start a passenger train on the Haridaspur-Paradip …
  • Odisha: Crocodile kills boy near Bhitarkanika 27 Jul 2020 06:53 A 16 -year-old boy was killed by a crocodile while he was taking bath along with some locals in the river Khar...Read More KENDRAPADA: A 16 -year-old boy was killed by a crocodile while he was taking bath along with some locals in the river Kharosotra near …
  • Kendrapada villagers live in fear as river inches closer home 25 Jul 2020 22:58 Kendrapada: The lives of the people living in riverside villages in Kendrapada’s Rajkanika block are at stake with the Baitarani river eating into large tracts of land over the decades, particularly during the rainy season. “During every election, …
  • Ministers to promote plasma donation 25 Jul 2020 00:07 Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday roped in his cabinet colleagues to promote plasma donation in the state after critically-ill Covid patients responded well to the plasma therapy. Naveen has assigned different districts to his ministers, …
  • Heavy rain forecast for 7 districts in Odisha 24 Jul 2020 05:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said south-west monsoon is active over Odisha and heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places in seven districts of the State on Friday.It has issued a yellow warning …
  • Odisha: 72-year-old man ‘attacked’ by sons 23 Jul 2020 11:23 Representative image KENDRAPADA: A 72-year-old man was seriously injured in an alleged attack by his two sons over a property dispute at Bhutamundai village, under Paradip Lock police station of Jagatsinghpur district recently. However, the police are …
  • Odisha: Drought fear on horizon as 11 districts record less rainfall 23 Jul 2020 11:23 BHUBANESWAR: While several states in India are experiencing severe flood-like situation, most rivers in Odisha are running dry and a possible drought-like situation is looming large over the state. Nearly 11 coastal districts of the state have, so far, got …
  • Couple killed, bodies burnt over witchcraft suspicion in Odisha 20 Jul 2020 19:34 Representational image KENDRAPADA: An elderly couple was allegedly killed and their bodies set on fire on Sunday night by some villagers on suspicion of practising sorcery. The incident took place at Nimapali village under Kalinganagar police station in …
  • Odisha: Plumber airlifted by Sonu Sood opens shop in actor's name 19 Jul 2020 07:07 Prashant has taken the actor's permission to use his name and photograph for the workshop. BHUBANESWAR: Prashant Kumar Pradhan believes one must show gratefulness in deed, not just in words. The 32-year-old plumber got a fresh lease of life after …
  • Odisha: Couple aged 85 and 78 years from Kendrapada beat Covid-19 18 Jul 2020 16:25 Jul 18, 2020, 09:37PM ISTSource: TOI.inLast month, the relatives of 85-year-old Surendra Pati and his 78-year-old wife, Sabitri, received bad news from the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Odisha’s Cuttack. Both had contracted the novel …
  • Couple aged 85 and 78 years from Odisha's Kendrapada beat coronavirus 18 Jul 2020 11:22
  • India: START Fund Relief underway for marginal and excluded returnee migrants in Odisha 18 Jul 2020 07:22 As the country struggles with Coronavirus, the eastern part of the country faces the dual challenge of COVID and Cyclone Amphan devastation. The State of West Bengal and Odisha were severely affected by the torrential rain and fierce storm that snapped out …
  • Odisha: Goods train hits truck in Paradip port 16 Jul 2020 15:22 KENDRAPADA: A wagon tippler of a goods train derailed after it collided with a truck stuck at the Paradip port on Thursday morning. Following the collision, one wagon tippler of the goods train also jumped the tracks. No casualty was reported in the mishap …
  • Rare leucistic krait rescued in Odisha's Kendrapada 07 Jul 2020 13:13 Jul 07, 2020, 04:17PM ISTSource: TNNA rare leucistic krait was rescued in Odisha's Kendrapada. Due to genetic mutation, the snake has got aberrant colour. As per reports, the snake was spotted by the villagers who captured it with a plastic jar. A …
  • Odisha: Jajpur lady teacher found murdered 07 Jul 2020 12:45 Representative image KENDRAPADA: Mystery shrouded the death of a 50-year-old lady schoolteacher, whose body was found in a room of her house along with her injured husband and daughter at village Mirjapur under Dharmasala police station in Jajpur district …
  • Kuwait expat bill may hurt Odia workforce hard 07 Jul 2020 00:41 Bhubaneswar: Seventy per cent of the passengers who flew into the state on special flights during the lockdown, arrived from the Gulf, including Kuwait. But with that country deeming ‘constitutional’ a bill to reduce its Indian expatriate population to …
  • AYUSH director booked for sexual harassment in Bhubaneswar 06 Jul 2020 19:27 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: AYUSH director Bibhu Prasad Sarangi, a senior Odisha administrative service (OAS) officer, may land in trouble as the Mahila police here on Monday registered a case against him for allegedly subjecting a female colleague …
  • Odisha: Four more districts opt for weekend shutdowns 03 Jul 2020 11:39 SAMBALPUR/ANGUL/BALANGIR: While the state government has decided to impose weekend shutdowns in July in 10 districts having more than 50 active positive cases, the administrations of four other districts — Bargarh, Balangir, Kendrapada and …
  • Odisha clears five investment proposals worth Rs 609 crore 01 Jul 2020 11:20 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File photo) BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Monday approved five investment proposals worth Rs 609 crore in sectors like metal, food processing, logistics and infrastructure. The state level single window clearance authority …
  • Odisha: Rain warning for 8 districts in next 48 hours 01 Jul 2020 11:20 Picture used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast yellow warning for rainfall in eight districts for the next 48 hours. Most districts in the state will receive moderate to heavy rainfall in …
  • Odisha: Youth held for going back on wedding promise 01 Jul 2020 11:20 Representative image KENDRAPADA: Police on Monday arrested a 24-year-old youth in Kendrapada district on charges of dumping a 21-year-old girl after promising to marry her. The accused Babu Sethi of village Sankhapur under Tantiapala marine police station …
  • Odisha Govt approves investment proposals worth Rs 608.79 crore 30 Jun 2020 06:55 The Odisha government on Monday approved five investment proposals worth Rs 608.79 crore in sectors like Metal, Food Processing, and Logistics & Infrastructure, which may generate employment for 1,496 people in the state. In a meeting chaired by Chief …
  • Naveen wants curbs on air and train travel to stay 18 Jun 2020 09:33 Chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the virtual meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sought continuation of curbs on train and air travel to Odisha till the end of the month, stating …
  • 10-min tornado leaves trail of destruction in Odisha’s Kendrapada dist 15 Jun 2020 23:12 Kendrapada: Around 40 thatched houses were damaged and several trees uprooted when an unseasonable tornado hit the seaside villages of Kendrapada district on Monday afternoon. Though the storm lasted 10 minutes from 4pm, it left behind a trail of …
  • Live: 'India to take call on int'l flights when other nations ease curbs' 07 Jun 2020 17:22 366 stranded Odia migrants brought to Bhubaneswar in 3 special flights Three Air Asia special flights carrying stranded workers from Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh arrived in Bhubaneswar with 122 passengers each on Sunday. Out of 366 migrants, 280 …
  • Odisha seeks Rs 20,000 crore package from the Centre to develop disaster-resilient infrastructure 05 Jun 2020 18:10 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Friday sought a long-term package of around Rs 20,000 crore from the Centre to build disaster-resilient infrastructure in energy, housing and coastal embankment sectors in the state. The issue was …
  • Woman escapes from jaws of death 05 Jun 2020 00:27 Kendrapada: A 33-year-old fisher woman survived a crocodile attack on Thursday morning after she put up a courageous fight with the reptile for a few minutes in the Ramachandi river at Hariabanka village near Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapada …
  • Covid live: UP's cases cross 9,000 mark 04 Jun 2020 13:46 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests which Britain sent to a U.S. lab for processing came back void, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Thursday, adding to a mounting pile of questions over the UK's …
  • Covid Live: India's death toll now over 6,000 04 Jun 2020 07:10 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates CSIR DG Shekhar Mande said WHO's decision was taken in haste and the global body should have actually analysed the data before making the decision. ICMR wrote to the WHO citing differences in dosage standards …
  • Ahead of monsoon, weak embankments add to jitters 03 Jun 2020 23:56 Kendrapada: With the monsoon hitting Kerala on its normal day of onset on Monday, panic has gripped riverside villages living with damaged river embankments that may give away in case of floods. Many riverside villages face the onslaught of floodwaters …
  • 3 special flights bring back stranded Odias to Bhubaneswar 03 Jun 2020 17:46 BHUBANESWAR: Three Air Asia special flights brought flight-load of stranded Odia migrants from Mumbai, Imphal and Guwahati on Wednesday. The Odisha government facilitated the return of the migrants from Imphal and Guwahati cities while Mumbai flight was …
  • Two health workers in Kendrapada among 105 new cases in Odisha 01 Jun 2020 12:18 Picture used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: The state reported 105 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours on Sunday, taking the total number of infections to 1,948. Ten of those who tested positive are locals, including two health workers in …
  • Covid-19: 156 test positive, 119 recover in Odisha 01 Jun 2020 12:18 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: In the biggest single-day spike so far, 156 more persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the state on Monday. In the highest one-day recovery, 119 patients were discharged. While the number of infected persons mounted to …
  • Four frontline workers positive as cases in Odisha see biggest jump of 120 31 May 2020 10:24 Picture used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: On a day Odisha saluted the spirit of Covid-19 warriors, four frontline workers were among the 120 who tested positive for the virus on Saturday in the single biggest spike the state has seen so …
  • Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 129 cases, state tally 1948 31 May 2020 09:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In the biggest spike in Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha so far, 129 new cases have been reported from 19 of its districts in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases close to 2000. Health and Family Welfare …
  • Actor Sonu Sood flies out 169 Odia migrants stuck in Kerala 30 May 2020 14:26 Actor Sonu Sood. (Photo: @vpsbadnore) BHUBANESWAR: Not all angels have wings, but that doesn't mean they can't help others soar. About 169 Odia migrant workers who were stranded in Kerala since the lockdown started, managed to fly back home on …
  • Actor Sonu Sood flies out 169 Odia migrants stranded in Kerala 29 May 2020 23:11 Bhubaneswar: Not all angels have wings, but that doesn’t mean they can’t help others soar. About 169 Odia migrant workers who were stranded in Kerala since the lockdown started, managed to fly back home on Friday with help from actor Sonu Sood. Moved by …
  • CMC starts contact tracing after doc tests positive 28 May 2020 01:01 Cuttack: Health officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) have started contact tracing a day after a city-based paediatrician tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. “He is the first doctor in the state who has been infected by the virus,” CMC …
  • Govt: Enough beds in quarantine centres to tackle migrant rush 27 May 2020 09:18 Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy briefs the media on Tuesday BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Tuesday said return of more migrants from different states will not pose a problem for the authorities as only 30 per cent of the total quarantine facilities has …
  • Climate change, displacement, and managed retreat in coastal India 26 May 2020 18:46 By Architesh Panda India’s coastal regions, home to about 170 million of the country’s 1.4 billion people, are on the front lines of a shifting climate, experiencing sea-level rise, erosion, and natural disasters such as tropical storms and cyclones. The …
  • First flight lands in Odisha capital with 89 passengers 25 May 2020 23:56 Bhubaneswar: Domestic flight services resumed here on Monday with a Vistara plane from Delhi touching down at the Biju Patnaik International Airport with 89 passengers and six crew members at 8.49am. This was the first scheduled flight to land at the …
  • State sees highest single-day jump in new cases, recoveries 25 May 2020 23:55 Bhubaneswar: In the highest single-day spike so far, 103 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the state on Monday. With this, the number of infected persons rose to 1,438. Also in the highest single-day spike, 99 patients recovered and headed home on the …
  • Woman travelling in Shramik Spl goes into labour, forces Bihar-bound train to halt in Odisha 25 May 2020 00:01 Bhubaneswar/Jharsuguda: The wife of a migrant worker gave birth to a baby girl inside a police van in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district while she was being taken to hospital on Sunday. She has been identified by police as Payal Kumari (25). Payal was …
  • Odisha: Cyclone-hit try to get lives back on track 24 May 2020 13:03 A house damaged in Cyclone Amphan in Kendrapada district of Odisha. KENDRAPADA: Four days after Cyclone Amphan hit the coastal Kendrapada district, people were still trying to pick up the threads of their life on Saturday. Those whose houses were …
  • Cyclone Amphan flattens betel farms in coastal districts 23 May 2020 00:55 Kendrapada: Heavy rain in the past three days has damaged vegetable and betel crops in Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur districts. “We have lost our vegetable crop. All the crops have been destroyed. Now returning the bank loan is a huge problem for us,” said …
  • India: Super cyclonic storm Amphan causes havoc in parts of West Bengal, Odisha 22 May 2020 05:16 The severe cyclonic storm Ampan has caused extensive damage to the four coastal districts of Odisha- Bhadrak, Balasore, Kendrapada and Jagatsingpur. The state government has asked the Collectors of the four districts to submit a report within 48 hours …
  • On cam: Under-construction bridge collapses in Odisha's Balasore 21 May 2020 16:33 May 21, 2020, 09:13PM ISTSource: TNNAn under-construction bridge collapsed in Odisha's Balasore district on May 21. The administration was making the bridge to help people of Balasore cross Budhabalanga River. The entire incident was caught on camera. …
  • Cyclone Amphan: Heavy Rains, Strong Winds Pound Odisha; 3-Month-Old Killed After Wall Collapse 21 May 2020 10:31 A three-month old child was reportedly killed and his mother injured after a wall collapse in Bhadrak, Odisha as extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' hurtled towards east coast on Wednesday, triggering heavy rains and strong winds in parts of Odisha …
  • Near-perfect IMD prediction gives teeth to govt evacuation strategy 21 May 2020 02:27 Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s prediction of Cyclone Amphan’s path and intensity turned out to be flawless, making the state government’s strategy to keep evacuations lower than usual a sound one. “The cyclone moved precisely on …
  • Amphan batters coastal pockets of Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur 21 May 2020 02:27 Kendrapada: Packing in gusty winds, Cyclone Amphan hit the coastal districts of Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur on Wednesday, triggering massive tidal flooding in low-lying seaside regions. The tidal waves churned up by the ingress of winds battered the …
  • Amphan batters northen Odisha, wrecks havoc in Bengal 21 May 2020 02:27 Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan blew past the state, triggering memories of Cyclone Fani but caused far less damage than the cyclone last year. Major swathes of the state were spared, but Amphan did affect the northern districts before …
  • Covid-19 cases in Odisha breach 1,000-mark, death toll touches 6 21 May 2020 02:26 Bhubaneswar: With 85 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Odisha in the past 24 hours, the total number of persons who have tested positive for the virus in the state crossed the 1,000 mark on Wednesday. The state has recorded 1,063 Covid-19 positive …
  • Woman gives birth inside fire brigade van in Kendrapada 20 May 2020 22:40 Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Amphan could not have come at a worse time for Janaki Sethi, a pregnant woman of Jhanhara village in Kendrapada district. As nature unleashed its fury, she gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday. The delivery neither happened in any …
  • 12 killed as cyclone Amphan batters Bengal at 165kmph 20 May 2020 20:27 A tree falls on power lines during strong winds due to Cyclone Amphan at Kakdwip near Sunderbans area in South...Read More BHUBANESHWAR/KOLKATA: Barrelling in from the Bay of Bengal with wind speeds of up to 185kmph, severe cyclonic storm Amphan on …
  • Cyclone Amphan leaves trail of destruction in northern part of Odisha 20 May 2020 12:01 Firefighters gather at the spot where a thatched house collapsed due to heavy winds and rain ahead of cyclone ...Read More BHUBANESWAR: Super Cyclone Amphan left a trail of destructions in Odisha on Wednesday as it moved towards West Bengal grazing the …
  • As cyclone Amphan pummels Odisha, woman gives birth to baby in fire brigade van 20 May 2020 09:14 The pregnant woman being rescued by fire service personnel. BHUBANESWAR: Cyclone Amphan would not have come at the worst time for Janaki Sethi, a pregnant woman of Jhanhara village in a worst-hit Kendrapada district. As nature’s fury was unleashing a trail …
  • Flight to bring stranded Odias from Kuala Lumpur rescheduled 20 May 2020 09:14 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: In view of cyclone Amphan, the Air India special flight that was to bring stranded Odias from Kuala Lumpur to Bhubaneswar on Wednesday is rescheduled for Friday. “We have the intimation that the special flight from Kuala …
  • Odisha: Seaside villages in coastal belt look deserted 20 May 2020 06:21 A herd of cattle moved to safety in Kendrapada districts KENDRAPADA: Almost all the seaside villages were wearing a deserted look on Tuesday as people moved to safer places as with Cyclon Amphan all set to trigger heavy rainfall in coastal belt. The rain …
  • Amphan weakens as Odisha, Bengal brace for cyclone 20 May 2020 03:27 Odisha and West Bengal are bracing themselves for the impact Cyclone Amphan, which is intensifying into a ‘super’ cyclone, by getting around 26 teams from Odisha and Bengal ready, which will be equipped with boats, tree-cutters, telecom equipment, among …
  • Seaside villages in coastal belt look deserted 20 May 2020 02:44 Kendrapada: Almost all the seaside villages were wearing a deserted look on Tuesday as people moved to safer places as with Cyclon Amphan all set to trigger heavy rainfall in coastal belt. The rain coupled with gusty wind forced many to leave their seaside …
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi reviews about Super Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ 20 May 2020 00:42 Preparedness as Super Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ set to make landfall on 20th May 2020 Cyclone ‘AMPHAN’ has developed into a super cyclone in the Bay of Bengal today. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi reviewed the preparedness of States and Central Ministries …
  • Cyclone Amphan: Cab Secy holds third meeting to review preparedness 19 May 2020 20:34 Written by Esha Roy | New Delhi | Published: May 19, 2020 10:27:32 pm IMD officials added that while Amphan seemed to be taking a similar pathway and trajectory as cyclone Bulbul, it is likely to be more devastating. (PTI Photo) Cabinet Secretary Rajiv …
  • State gets into survival mode as Cyclone Amphan threatens widespread damage 19 May 2020 00:07 Bhubaneswar: In the middle of a pandemic that has put the world on edge, the state government on Monday started evacuating people from low lying areas in northern parts of Odisha as Cyclone Amphan developed into a Super Cyclone and threatens to cause …
  • Cyclone Amphan: 10 NDRF, 15 ODRAF units positioned in coastal Odisha 17 May 2020 15:01 Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) As many as 10 NDRF teams and 15 ODRAF units have been pre-positioned in the coastal districts of Odisha to meet any eventuality due to the cyclone Amphan, said an official on Sunday. 20 teams of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force …
  • Returnees add to state Covid count with 65 more testing +ve 16 May 2020 23:24 Bhubaneswar: People returning from other states continue to add to the state’s Covid headache as 65 tested positive on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 737. Of the 65, barring one, all are migrant returnees. West Bengal accounted for 35 cases …
  • Returnee migrants in Odisha to get certificate course to work as Covid-19 volunteers after completion of quarantine period 12 May 2020 15:11 BHUBANESWAR: The returnee migrants quarantined in different temporary medical camps of the state would get a brief certificate course on Covid-19 to work as Covid volunteers after completion of their quarantine period. The decision was taken at a high- …
  • Cyclone-weary residents move out of coastal villages 11 May 2020 23:10 Kendrapada: Hundreds of villagers began to stream out of the seaside village of Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur districts, as Cyclone Amphan intensified into a ‘super cyclone’ on Monday. Kendrapada collector Samarth Verma said villages under the Mahakalapada …
  • Back home, workers narrate their plight 09 May 2020 00:51 Kendrapada: Large number of workers with homes in Kendrapada district and nearby areas returned from states like West Bengal, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Kerala with their dreams shattered and a bagful of horror stories to tell. Many left their …
  • Kendrapada kiln worker carries disabled child on 200km trek home 19 Apr 2020 00:10
  • Amid lockdown, Kendrapada sees boom in baby coronas 09 Apr 2020 00:35
  • Collateral damage: With kin far away, funerals in Kendrapada go online 06 Apr 2020 00:26
  • SHGs turn saviours in Kendrapada district 29 Mar 2020 00:27
  • Covid-19 boosts burqa sales in Kendrapada 25 Mar 2020 23:20
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • With 4,208 new cases, Odisha’s Covid-19 tally breaches 2L mark 25 Sep 2020 08:21 Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) Odisha’s Covid-19 tally breached the 2 lakh-mark with the detection of 4,208 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, said a health official on Friday. The Covid-19 tally has reached 2,01,096 in the state. The death toll due to …
  • 3,996 new corona cases in Odisha, another Minister tests +ive 11 Sep 2020 08:43 Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) As many as 3,996 more persons, including a Minister, tested coronavirus positive in the last 24 hours in Odisha, taking the state’s total cases to 1,43,117, an official said on Friday. This is the highest single-day spike in the …
  • Odisha’s record single-day spike of 3,861 corona cases 07 Sep 2020 07:56 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha reported a record single-day spike of 3,861 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 1,27,832 cases, the Health Department said on Monday. Ten more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,810 corona cases 06 Sep 2020 08:24 Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday. Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Covid-19 cases in Odisha cross 1 lakh-mark 30 Aug 2020 08:31 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Odisha crossed 1 lakh-mark as 3,014 more positive cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Sunday. The total positive cases rose to 1,00,934. The death …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Odisha’s Covid-19 tally crosses 75K mark 22 Aug 2020 08:46 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha has increased to 75,537 as 2,819 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours, the health department informed on Saturday. While the positive cases are rising with each …
  • Aiming to reduce Covid toll, Odisha forms 7 panels 20 Aug 2020 01:25 The state is conducting over 50,000 tests daily with more than 2,000 cases being recorded daily as against the daily average of 1,200 cases earlier this month.With a surge in Covid cases amid increased testing, the Odisha government has decided to focus on …
  • Odisha’s Covid tally increases to 67,122 19 Aug 2020 07:02 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha increased to 67,122 after 2589 fresh cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Wednesday. This is the second single-day highest positive cases …
  • IIT-Madras tops again in Atal ranking ARIIA 2020 18 Aug 2020 09:10 By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 18, 2020 2:05:59 pm IIT Madras tops in ARIIA 2020 (File Photo)ARIIA 2020: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has topped the Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) …
  • Odisha records highest spike of 2,924 corona cases 16 Aug 2020 07:18 Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total tally to 60,050, the Health Department said on Sunday. The corona death toll rose to 343 in the state as 10 …
  • 1,977 new corona patients take Odisha’s active cases to 16,353 14 Aug 2020 08:00 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha’s coronavirus cases increased to 54,630 as 1,977 new ones were reported in the last 24 hours in the state, the Health Department said on Friday. The state’s corona death toll rose to 324 as 10 more patients …
  • Odisha records highest 1-day spike of 1,981 corona cases 13 Aug 2020 08:51 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Odisha registered the highest single-day spike of 1,981 Covid-19 positive cases in last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 52,653, said the health department on Thursday. The state also recorded nine more Covid-19 …
  • Naveen Patnaik reviews Covid measures in Ganjam, applauds sarpanches 10 Aug 2020 22:21 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File Photo)Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday interacted with sarpanches of all villages in his home district of Ganjam to review Covid-19 management measures. The district has been accounting for the …
  • How pre-internet tech helps low-income children's schooling in India's lockdown 07 Aug 2020 09:21 Parents performing educational activities with children using ThinkZone's resources received via mobile phone. Screenshot of YouTube video by ThinkZone. As classes shifted to virtual environments in India following the COVID-19 lockdown, students from …
  • Odisha reports highest single-day spike of 1,699 cases 06 Aug 2020 08:12 Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) Odisha’s Covid-19 tally breached 40,000-mark with detection of 1,699 new positive cases, highest single-day spike, in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Thursday. Total positive cases in Odisha rose to 40,717, it …
  • With 1,384 new cases, Odisha’s Covid tally rises to 37,681 04 Aug 2020 07:35 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) Odisha on Tuesday reported 1,384 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 37,681, while nine people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, increasing the state’s death toll to 216. Out of the nine deaths, six …
  • Odisha records single-day high of 1,602 corona cases 01 Aug 2020 08:24 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 1,602 coronavirus cases in the last 24-hour cycle, taking the state’s total to 33,479, the Health Department said on Saturday. The death toll increased to 187 after 10 more …
  • Weekend Lockdown In Several States Amid Rapid Surge In COVID Cases 26 Jul 2020 00:14 More high-risk areas were brought under lockdown on Saturday for varying periods, including weekends, by states in a bid to check the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in India. Over a dozen states have so far opted for such selective lockdown citing the need …
  • ‘Janta curfew’ in Nagpur; several other states opt for weekend lockdown amid Covid-19 surge 25 Jul 2020 18:39 By: PTI | Kolkata, Nagpur, New Delhi | Updated: July 25, 2020 9:57:51 pm All shops were shut and transport suspended in West Bengal as part of the twice-a-week lockdown in the state. More high-risk areas were brought under lockdown on Saturday for varying …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports 10 deaths, 1,320 new cases 25 Jul 2020 07:13 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Odisha reported 10 more Covid-19 deaths, highest in a single day, taking the state’s total death toll to 130, informed the health department on Saturday. The deaths have been reported from Ganjam (3), Balasore (2), …
  • Covid-19 death toll crosses 100-mark in Odisha 21 Jul 2020 06:42 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) The death toll due to Covid-19 has crossed the 100 figure mark in Odisha, to a total of 103 with the death of six more patients in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Tuesday. The deaths were reported …
  • 595 new corona cases in Odisha 12 Jul 2020 06:40 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 12 (IANS) As many as 595 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours took Odisha’s total tally to 13,121 even as three more deaths due to the virus were reported, the Health Department said on Sunday. The three deaths — all male …
  • Odisha reports 5 more corona deaths, 495 positive cases 04 Jul 2020 07:18 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) Five more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Odisha taking the death toll to 34 in the state, informed the Health department on Saturday. The state also reported 495 new corona positive cases in the last 24 hours. Three …
  • Odisha reports highest 1-day spike of 561 COVID-19 cases 03 Jul 2020 07:14 Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) Odisha has reported 561 COVID-19 positive cases, highest single-day spike in last 24 hours, and two death cases due to the virus, informed the health department on Friday. The death toll due to COVID-19 increased to 29 while the …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 5,962 with 210 new cases 25 Jun 2020 22:29 Bhubaneswar: With 210 new coronavirus cases in Odisha, the COVID-19 tally in the state rose to 5,962 on Thursday, an official from the Health Department said. He said 174 of the 210 new cases were detected in quarantine centres and 36 were local contact …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 5,752 with 282 new infections 24 Jun 2020 07:43 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's COVID-19 tally increased to 5,752 on Wednesday as 282 new cases, included that of eight NDRF personnel, were reported from 17 districts of the state, a Health Department official said. Of the 282 fresh cases, 256 were …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 death toll rises to 12 20 Jun 2020 19:36 Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 death toll increased to 12 in Odisha after a 60-year old male from the Puri district succumbed to the virus, said the health department on Saturday. “Regret to report the death of a 60-year old Covid positive male of Puri district …
  • Record 237 single-day corona recoveries in Odisha (Ld) 20 Jun 2020 14:45 Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Odisha on Saturday reported a record recovery of 237 coronavirus patients in a single day, taking the total number of such patients to 3,534 in the state, the Health Department said. “The untiring efforts of our Covid Warriors …
  • Khorda district administration imposes 16-hour shutdown barring Bhubaneswar city 16 Jun 2020 10:33 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: After Ganjam, the Khorda district administration on Tuesday imposed 16-hour complete shutdown in most areas of the district excluding Bhubaneswar city following a sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said. Khordha Collector …
  • Odisha’s COVID-19 death toll rise to 8 05 Jun 2020 06:41 Bhubaneswar, June 5 (IANS) The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Odisha rose to eight after a 63-year-old male patient of Khordha district succumbed to the virus, informed the Health Department on Friday. He was a chronic patient of diabetes and other …
  • Coronavirus: Odisha CM urges people to follow govt. guidelines 05 Jun 2020 05:30 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a message on Thursday urged the people of Odisha to strictly follow the guidelines issued by the State government to emerge successful in the fight against COVID-19. Stating that infections were at its peak at present, he …
  • World Vision India & Standard Chartered Bank Join Hands to Help People Amidst the COVID 19 crisis 26 May 2020 00:37 A Corporate Partnership to Ensure Food Security to Underprivileged Children and Their Families World Vision India a grass root humanitarian organization, has partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to strengthen its COVID 19 relief response to restore 6000 …
  • Digital at Centurion University Takes Center Stage – Cutm.ac.in 23 May 2020 03:52 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. May 22, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- COVID19 pandemic has brought on immense challenges for everyone in more ways than one. As has been the case in earlier such …
  • Migrant workers walk hundreds of miles to try and reach Odisha from Tamil Nadu 21 May 2020 16:43 Weary yet with hope glistening in his eyes, Sivendu Suvram, a migrant worker has walked all the way from Tiruppur, and was planning to walk all the way to his home in Odisha, to take care of his aged mother. Mr. Suvram was stopped at a check post on the …
  • Super cyclone Amphan may weaken from this afternoon 19 May 2020 06:32 Super cyclone Amphan (pronounced as Um-Pun) has picked up speed and started moving to North-North-East, throwing hints that it would also weaken around in the process. India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects it to wind down back as an extremely …
  • Amphan to weaken in six hours, will make landfall as ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ 19 May 2020 04:47 NDRF in vulnerable villages around Dhamra.(Twitter/@gyana_r_das) Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to weaken into an ‘Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm’ within the next six hours, stated the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its statement issued at …
  • Cyclone Amphan very intense; has potential to wreak large-scale damage: IMD 18 May 2020 19:37 By PTI NEW DELHI: Cyclone Amphan is a very intense storm which can wreak large-scale damage, India Meteorological Department Director General M Mohapatra said on Monday. Amphan has intensified into a super cyclonic storm and is expected to make a landfall …
  • Odisha buses to pick up migrants on the road, drop them at inter-state borders 18 May 2020 18:40 To tide over this, the official said, a dynamic bus transit system has been started where police stations on highways and roads make migrants walking on foot and make them board buses to reach interstate borders. (Representational Image) With an increasing …
  • Cyclone Amphan: 10 NDRF, 15 ODRAF units positioned in coastal Odisha 17 May 2020 15:01 Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) As many as 10 NDRF teams and 15 ODRAF units have been pre-positioned in the coastal districts of Odisha to meet any eventuality due to the cyclone Amphan, said an official on Sunday. 20 teams of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force …
  • Covid Live: No passenger trains will run till June 30 14 May 2020 05:17 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman will address a Press Conference today, 14th May 2020, at 4 PM in New Delhi.… https://t.co/mbZup2DUVC— Ministry of Finance #StayHome #StaySafe (@FinMinIndia) …
  • Odisha declares Ganjam COVID-19 hotspot after 7 new cases. Check new red, green, orange zones list 07 May 2020 20:52 Image Source : PTI Odisha declares Ganjam district COVID-19 hotspot Odisha government on Thursday declared Ganjam district as COVID-19 red zone as seven fresh cases of coronavirus reported in the district. All the new patients had returned from Surat and …
  • One killed, 10 injured in bus-truck collision in Odisha 05 May 2020 06:55 Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others injured when a bus carrying 40 migrant labourers, collided with a fruit-laden truck on NH-16 near Kuhudi of Khordha district in Odisha early on Tuesday, police said. The mishap took place when …
  • Man on bus carrying migrants from Hyderabad to Odisha dies in accident 05 May 2020 05:11 One person was killed when a bus carrying Odia workers from Hyderabad met with an accident in Khordha district in Odisha early on Tuesday. Interactive map of confirmed coronavirus cases in India The incident occurred when the bus driver tried to evade a …
  • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India 01 May 2020 08:11 Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
  • COVID-19: A Re-start Button :: Maguni Charan Behera 24 Apr 2020 04:12 COVID-19: A Re-start Button Maguni Charan Behera * Today, the COVID-19 unleashing havoc everywhere, embracing all-rich and poor, powerful and weak- has made a shamble of the world all around us. Though it strikes a note of apparent pessimism, it holds key …
  • Containing the virus: Check out India's COVID-19 hotspots here 15 Apr 2020 23:21 By Online Desk Amongst the advisories following the lockdown extension till May 3, the Health Ministry on Tuesday announced that 170 COVID-19 hotspots have been identified in the country on the basis of number of cases and the rate at which they double in …
  • Major metros in hotspots list, Tamil Nadu tops with most 15 Apr 2020 20:58 New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) After extending the nationwide lockdown, the Union government on Wednesday released a list of 170 hotspot districts, which includes all six metros and various other large cities. The list includes all nine districts of national …
  • Orissa HC suspends hearing; orders closure of subordinate courts 23 Mar 2020 10:17 Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) In view of lockdown clamped in five districts and eight towns for COVID-19, Orissa High Court on Monday directed to suspend hearings till March 31. The cases listed on March 23 have been suspended and no further listing will be …
  • Covid-19: States ready with aid and containment measures 21 Mar 2020 16:35 Noida/New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government also announced that around 35 lakh labourers in the state would get Rs 1,000 each as financial aid and free ration for a month would be provided to 1.65 crore construction workers amid the coronavirus …
  • COVID19: Odisha announces lockdown in 5 districts, 8 towns 21 Mar 2020 12:10 Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday ordered lockdown of 40 per cent parts of the state including capital city Bhubaneswar for a week. The lockdown will be in force in five …
  • 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. …
  • 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-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: 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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)
  • At 418, COVID-19 cases count in Odisha reaches lowest in five months 01 Dec 2020 08:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After a gap of four and half months, the daily COVID-19 count of Odisha dropped below 500-mark on Monday. Around 418 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, of which 241 were related to quarantine while the …
  • Archbishop Barwa among the Sisters of the Handmaids of Mary in Sarat 30 Nov 2020 13:27 “The Sisters serve those who are on the edges of the most remote peripheries of Odisha, in remote rural areas. They are witnesses to God's love, and spread the Gospel through words and social work.” Mumbai (AsiaNews) – Archbishop John Barwa blessed the …
  • Lac cultivation gives hope to COVID-hit farmers, SHGs in Odisha 30 Nov 2020 03:18 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) of Karanjia sub-division in Mayurbhanj district has started an initiative to engage tribal farmers in lac cultivation in a bid to boost their income during the pandemic. A …
  • Odisha: Elephants wreak havoc, villagers spend sleepless nights in Mayurbhanj 27 Nov 2020 18:34 Nov 27, 2020, 10:07PM ISTSource: TNNA herd of wild elephants have been creating havoc in Odisha's Mayurbhanj districts causing damage to several houses and crops. They have created terror among villagers. According to villagers, a herd of elephants is …
  • Enrolment over education 27 Nov 2020 17:36 Schools with 20-30 enrolled students cannot be considered an optimal utilisation of resources. At the same time, is it the obligation of students to get others to augment the enrolment data? (Express Photo By Pavan Khengre/Representational)The National …
  • Odisha working with neighbours, says Marndi 26 Nov 2020 02:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State government on Wednesday informed the Assembly that efforts are on to resolve border disputes with the neighbouring states through mutual understanding. Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marndi …
  • Railway museum to come up in Baripada 22 Nov 2020 03:05 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The Indian Railways will soon build a ‘heritage museum’ in Baripada where restored locomotives of pre-Independence era will be put on public display. Tender for the Rs 1.01 crore project was recently floated by South …
  • Bihar rejected 'goonda raj', voted for development: BJP chief Nadda 17 Nov 2020 09:53 Bhubaneswar: People of Bihar rejected "goonda raj" and voted for development, BJP president JP Nadda said on Tuesday. Inaugurating six party offices in Odisha, Nadda said the people of Bihar gave their "stamp of approval" to the …
  • IHME lowers death projection but state alert to Covid threat 14 Nov 2020 05:31 Covid testing in CuttackBHUBANESWAR: Even as the state government is not showing any laxity in the enforcement of Covid norms anticipating a possible second wave of infection after December 15, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) — a …
  • Amid pandemic, fancy diyas in market leave local kumbhakars in lurch 12 Nov 2020 03:19 By Express News Service BARIPADA: As if pandemic was not enough, the demand for earthen lamps from Assam ahead of Diwali has hit the business of local kumbhakars (potters) hard in Mayurbhanj district.  The kumbhakar community which depends on the age-old …
  • Odisha to introduce fish in nutrition scheme 11 Nov 2020 22:22 In the first phase, nearly 1,500 students will be benefited under the programme, said officials.The Odisha government is set to introduce fish and fish-based products in the supplementary nutrition programme for children, pregnant and nursing women, and …
  • Odisha government adds fish nutrition to anganwadi diet chart 11 Nov 2020 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Tuesday introduced fish and fish-based products in Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) on a pilot basis in order to reduce malnutrition among the vulnerable people in the hard to reach areas of …
  • Daily COVID-19 infections in Odisha drops below 1,000 after 110 days 11 Nov 2020 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The daily COVID-19 infections in Odisha dropped below 1,000 - for the first time in 110 days - on Tuesday when the State registered 987 cases. The last lowest 1,078 cases were recorded on July 21. The new infections …
  • COVID-19 recoveries drop after 45 days in Bhubaneswar 09 Nov 2020 04:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the test positivity rate remained below three percent for the fourth consecutive day, the number of recoveries dropped on Sunday as compared to new cases after nearly 45 days. While 1,434 persons tested positive …
  • Weightlifter Sneha Soren nominated for the Ekalabya citation 09 Nov 2020 03:03 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Weightlifter Sneha Soren from Mayurbhanj district has been nominated for the coveted Ekalabya award citation. The 19-year-old, who has brought laurels for both the State and country, is a resident of Khiraghati village …
  • From Bhubaneswar's biggest slum to Punjab FC 08 Nov 2020 08:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  From the dusty lanes of Salia Sahi, Odisha capital’s biggest slum settlement, these two siblings have dribbled their way into the expansive green football grounds of Punjab FC. Theirs is not yet – the story of a Luka …
  • A Much Loved Show Goes Online! 07 Nov 2020 14:16 Few of us who have grown up in India in the era before dish television have not been enchanted by some form of a performance of the Ramayan. I remember, as a young girl, watching with mouth literally hanging open, the characters of Ram, Sita, Lakshman and …
  • Watch: Cows chase away herd of elephants in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj 06 Nov 2020 23:49 Nov 07, 2020, 04:30AM ISTSource: ANICows were seen chasing a herd of elephants in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj. The incident occurred in the Karanjia Forest Division area on November 05. Locals complained of a persisting elephant menace in the area.
  • COVID-19: Odisha's recovery rate nears 96 per cent; schools to remain shut till December 31 06 Nov 2020 22:24 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's COVID-19 tally on Friday rose to 2,98,768, with 1,494 more people testing positive for the infection, while 15 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,393, a health department official said. The state also registered …
  • By-election boycott over govt apathy 04 Nov 2020 00:48 By Express News Service BALASORE: Protesting government apathy, people of flood-hit Nandachaka village in Parikhi panchayat boycotted the bypoll to Balasore Sadar Assembly constituency on Tuesday. The residents of the village, which has over 126 voters, …
  • Odisha plans to administer COVID-19 vaccine to over three lakh healthcare workers 02 Nov 2020 19:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government has planned to administer COVID-19 vaccine to over three lakh healthcare workers (HCWs) in the first phase as and when the vaccine is available. As decided by the Centre, frontline healthcare personnel …
  • COVID-19: New cases rise further, Odisha tally nears three lakh 02 Nov 2020 06:00 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 1,709 persons testing positive for coronavirus in last 24 hours, Odisha is once again going through an upward curve in test positivity rate (TPR). The TPR soared to 3.71 per cent (pc) from three pc in a day.  Of …
  • New COVID-19 cases further rise in Odisha, tally crosses 2.91 lakh 01 Nov 2020 16:35 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 1,709 persons testing positive for coronavirus in last 24 hours, Odisha witnessed a rise in test positivity rate (TPR) on Sunday, that was previously falling. The TPR soared to 3.71 per cent from three per cent, as …
  • Breaking News: October 28, 2020 | Highlights 29 Oct 2020 05:12 Oct 28, 2020 10:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 80 lakh India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Wednesday night, 18 days after it crossed 70 lakh, while the total number of recoveries went past …
  • Odisha's Similipal National Park to reopen for tourists from November 1 29 Oct 2020 04:06 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district will be reopened for tourists amid Covid-19 restrictions from November 1. One of the largest in the country and spread over an area of 2,750 sq km, the park has remained …
  • Odisha government pulls up high burden districts for lowering COVID-19 tests 25 Oct 2020 05:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Faced with mounting criticism over declining COVID-19 tests during the festive season, the State government has pulled up the high virus burden districts for failing to rise up to the situation and meet the target given …
  • New Covid infections drop further in Odisha 24 Oct 2020 03:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The number of new infections in the State dropped further to 1,793, lowest in last two and a half month.On August 6, the daily Covid-19 count was 1,833. With this, the State tally touched 2,77,887. The daily positivity …
  • Low-pressure area intensifies in Bay of Bengal, Odisha to witness heavy rains for couple of days 23 Oct 2020 05:24 Image Source : @INDIACOASTGUARD Low pressure over Central BoB likely to intensify into depression next 24 hours. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), a low pressure area which is developing over West Central Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify …
  • Odisha's daily Covid-19 positivity rate drops below 5 percent 23 Oct 2020 04:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha continued to report less than 2,000 new Covid-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day bringing down the daily positivity rate to below five per cent (pc) for second successive day on Thursday. As many as 1,913 …
  • Two killed, one injured in elephant attack in Odisha 20 Oct 2020 15:57 By PTI BARIPADA: Two women were trampled to death and a man was injured after a wild elephant attacked them in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday, having strayed from the herd, police said. The tusker attacked Subhadra Rana, a 62-year-old woman, …
  • Daily spike of COVID-19 cases drops below 2,000-mark after two months in Odisha 20 Oct 2020 07:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As test rate continues to drop in the State, the daily spike in COVID-19 cases plunged below 2,000-mark after a gap of two months. A total 1,982 cases were reported in the State in last 24 hours. Only 38,740 tests were …
  • Seven air monitoring stations to come up in Odisha 16 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Thursday reiterated its commitment to establish continuous air quality monitoring stations (CAAQMS) in seven places of the State including the Capital city for real …
  • Lumpy skin disease becomes worst nightmare for farmers in a dozen States 13 Oct 2020 06:33 The viral lumpy skin disease (LSD) has spread to cattle and buffalo in about a dozen big Indian states triggering concerns among thousands of dairy farmers. The disease — caused by the pox virus — affects cattle and buffalo and is believed to be spreading …
  • Odisha: COVID count declines as high burden districts conduct less tests 11 Oct 2020 04:31 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With the daily Covid count going southwards, if you think the coronavirus infection is under control in Odisha, hold your breath. The number of new cases announced by the State Government may not be indicating the actual …
  • Coronavirus Live Updates: With 59,88,822 recoveries, India’s recovery rate rises to 85.81% 10 Oct 2020 09:18 Odisha's COVID-19 toll crossed the 1,000-mark on Saturday with 15 more deaths, while 2,854 new cases were reported, a Health Department official said. The toll rose to 1,006 with the latest fatalities, which included five persons from the Khurda …
  • Odisha court awards life term to man for killing tribal woman 08 Oct 2020 15:39 By PTI BARIPADA: A 41-year-old man was sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for life by a court in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Thursday for killing a tribal woman more than three years ago, suspecting her to be practising witchcraft. Mayurbhanj …
  • UGC issues fake universities list, most from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi 07 Oct 2020 14:20 UGC issued fake university list. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha/ Representational image)Ahead of the college admissions, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued the latest list of fake universities. A total of 24 universities have made it to …
  • Khurda records below 500 Covid cases after 40 days 07 Oct 2020 07:15 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the new infections across the State declining to below 3,000 level for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, the worst-hit Khurda district reported less than 500 cases for the first time in the last 41 days. …
  • Infant branded in Mayurbhanj village 27 Sep 2020 03:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: In a shocking incident, a one-month-old infant was branded with hot iron to cure her of stomach infection and remove black spots from her body. The incident occurred in Tikarpada village within Khunta police limits. The …
  • Daily wager sells cow to buy smart phone for daughter in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 13 Sep 2020 06:52 Express News Service BARIPADA: With classes going online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 48-year-old Ganeshwar Jena, a daily wager of tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district, did not let poverty come in way of his daughter’s education. He sold his only cow to …
  • Rain fury: Woman dies in wall collapse another swept away in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 27 Aug 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Heavy rains for the last two days wreaked havoc in Mayurbhanj, inundating vast tracts of land and upending lives across the district. An elderly woman was killed and her 25-year-old daughter seriously injured after the …
  • Forest dwellers in Odisha's Mayurbhanj sell dry sal lives to get by 09 Aug 2020 02:24 By Express News Service BARIPADA: There seems to be no end to the sufferings of forest dwellers of Mayurbhanj district, who make a living by collecting and selling minor produce like dry sal leaves.  Closure of restaurants, roadside eateries and weekly …
  • Porous borders between Balasore, Mayurbhanj districts spark coronavirus panic 21 Jul 2020 07:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Residents of many villages of Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts sharing borders with West Bengal and Jharkhand are living in anxiety and fear of Covid-19 after the administration removed barricades and opened major routes …
  • Odisha: Mayurbhanj's Rajmata dies aged 94 13 Jul 2020 20:00 Bharati Rajya Laxmi Devi BHUBANESWAR: Rajmata of Mayurbhanj, Bharati Rajya Laxmi Devi, passed away on Sunday at the age of 94 at The Belgadia Palace in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. She was born on February 8, 1927, to King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah …
  • Forest dept rescues copper headed trinket snake in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj 14 Jun 2020 02:11 Jun 14, 2020, 06:00AM ISTSource: ANIA rare ‘copper headed trinket snake’ was rescued by the forest department officials in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. They rescued the snake with the help of locals on June 12. It was rescued from the district collector’s …
  • Acid thrown on sleeping mentally-ill man in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district 09 Jun 2020 05:00 By Express News Service BARIPADA: In a shocking incident, a mentally-challenged person sustained serious burn injuries after unidentified miscreants poured acid on him while he was sleeping in Jadida village within Kaptipada police limits in Mayurbhanj …
  • Softshell turtle rescued by forest dept in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj 03 Jun 2020 02:47 Jun 03, 2020, 05:30AM ISTSource: ANIA softshell turtle was rescued by the forest department officials in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. They rescued the Trionychidae with the help of locals on June 01. Softshell turtle is one of the rare species of turtle. …
  • Odisha coronavirus: Two more test +ve in Mayurbhanj, tally 11 17 May 2020 06:54 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The district on Saturday reported two more Covid-19 cases from Pingu panchayat in Kaptipada block and Baripada Municipality area. The persons had returned from Surat and West Bengal.  The first patient, a 16-year-old boy, …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Three more positive cases in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 10 May 2020 04:35 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Panic gripped residents of Pingu panchayat in Mayurbhanj district after three more Surat returnees tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday. The three patients aged 20, 26 and 30 were lodged in temporary Covid care centres …
  • Lightning claims lives of six people in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Sundargarh 25 Apr 2020 03:09 By Express News Service BARIPADA: At least four persons of Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts and two of Sundargarh died when lightning struck them during a Nor’wester on Friday.  While three of them -  Jamini Mohanta, Dibyashankar Mohanta and Kaushik …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: Mayurbhanj cops given face shields 13 Apr 2020 15:37
  • Odisha's Mayurbhanj villages in dark on coronavirus 16 Mar 2020 06:25 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Subhani Tudu of Bhagbatpur village has not been sending her six-year-old son Sameer to the local anganwandi centre for the last couple of days. Sameer says the centre was closed but neither he nor his father know why. At a …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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: 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 …