• Odisha High Court status quo on power supply to Balasore Alloys 08 Apr 2020 07:14 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Odisha High Court has directed the North Eastern Electricity Company (NESCO) to maintain status quo with regard to supply of power to Balasore Alloys Limited, which had been issued disconnection notice for non-payment …
  • Fire accident at raw material godown of Emami Paper Mills Ltd's Balasore Plant 11 Mar 2020 17:47 A fire accident occurred yesterday at around 11.30 AM ie 10th March 2020 at one of Emami Paper Mills Ltd's Raw Material Godowns in its factory at Balasore (Odisha). The fire has been brought under control and there is no loss or injury to human life. …
  • India's Emami Paper Mills Informs Of Fire Accident At Raw Material Godown In Co's Balasore Plant 11 Mar 2020 08:06
  • First female auto-rickshaw driver of Balasore town shatters stereotypes 04 Feb 2020 08:10 By Express News Service BALASORE: The first female auto-rickshaw driver of Balasore town, Madhumita Bindhani, has emerged as an inspiration for women, deserted by their husbands. The 29-year-old, a resident of Gandhali village in Badasahi block in …
  • Trains Services Hit Near Odisha's Balasore As Beam Collapses On Tracks 29 Dec 2019 12:24 Restoration work has been launched on a war-footing to clear the route Balasore: A beam of an under-construction overbridge fell on the railway tracks near Balasore railway station in Odisha on Sunday, affecting train services, a railway official said. …
  • Protest over food at Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Odisha's Balasore 12 Nov 2019 02:02 By Express News Service BALASORE: Patients and their attendants protested supply of sub-standard food in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ward of Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital (FM MCH) in Balasore district on Sunday night. Patients including pregnant …
  • Cattle rescued near Seragada toll gate in Balasore 13 Oct 2019 06:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: More than 200 cattle were rescued by activists of right-wing Hindu group Sri Ram Sena along with locals near Seragada toll gate on NH-16 in Balasore district on Saturday. The cattle were reportedly being smuggled in two …
  • Sarangi opposed at Balasore 10 Oct 2019 14:58 By Express News Service BALASORE: Union Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Pratap Sarangi on Tuesday faced opposition from a section of the organisers of a cultural programme at Gopal Gaon here and not allowed to take part in the …
  • Odisha MLA-tehsildar face-off: Balasore Collector orders probe 06 Oct 2019 04:14 By Express News Service BALASORE:  A day after Nilagiri MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak and tehsildar Sushrita Tudu engaged in a face-off over an eviction drive in front of the Sub-Collector’s office here, Balasore Collector K Sudarshan Chakraborty ordered a probe …
  • DRDO successfully test-fires QRSAM from Balasore flight test range 04 Aug 2019 13:52 The missile with a strike range of 25-km is being developed by the DRDO for the Indian Army. Balasore: Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday successfully test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) air defence system. The …
  • Anti-polythene drive in Odisha's Balasore 18 Jun 2019 06:47 By Express News Service BALASORE: With repeated awareness campaigns on plastic hazards failing to yield the desired result, the district administration on Monday launched a drive against use of polythene bags in Balasore town and nearby areas. The …
  • Stray dogs feed on infant's corpse in Odisha's Balasore 07 Jun 2019 09:31 The incident came to light after locals saw that the dogs have eaten one of the legs of the baby in front of Soro Community Health Centre. Balasore: In a bizarre incident, a pack of stray dogs were sighted feasting on an infant dumped near a community …
  • Government to promote tourism in Balasore, Bhadrak: Tourism Minister 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service BALASORE: In a bid to attract more tourists from across the country and abroad to Bhadrak and Balasore, the two districts will soon be turned into tourism hubs, said Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi. Panigrahi, who was …
  • Minister of State Sarangi desires to bring Balasore on tourism map 31 May 2019 10:44 Image Source : PTI Minister of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi wnats to put Balasore on tourism map.  Pratap Chandra Sarangi drew the maximum cheers from the crowd when he stood up to take pledge as Minister of State at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime …
  • MoS Sarangi wants to bring Balasore on tourism map 31 May 2019 08:39 New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Pratap Chandra Sarangi drew the maximum cheers from the crowd when he stood up to take pledge as Minister of State at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new government on Thursday. Little known in the power …
  • India's Balasore Alloys Posts March Quarter Loss 30 May 2019 14:08 Nov 13 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 1.2 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 215.1 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER INCOME FROM OPERATIONS 3.21 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.77 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.  Full Article Feb 14 (Reuters) - …
  • Pratap Sarangi leading in Balasore 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BALASORE: The saffron party is on its way to regain its earlier stronghold of Balasore. BJP Lok Sabha candidate Pratap Chandra Sarangi will be winning the Parliamentary seat for the first time in 2019 after tasting defeat in 2014. …
  • BJP promises liquor-free Balasore 20 Apr 2019 06:42 By Express News Service BALASORE: The BJP, in its manifesto, has promised to upgrade Balasore Municipality into a Corporation and make the district free from liquor if the party forms the Government in the State.With Balasore going to polls in the fourth …
  • Zoological Survey of India move to save horseshoe crabs in Kendrapara and Balasore districts 21 Jan 2019 04:47 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) of Kolkata has suggested that the habitats of endangered horseshoe crabs in Kendrapara and Balasore districts be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs). Senior scientist and deputy …
  • Officials inspect illegal sand mining in Balasore 19 Jan 2019 02:22 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A seven-member team led by Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Manasranjan Padhi on Thursday visited Subarnarekha riverbed in Jaleswar block of Balasore district to check illegal sand lifting.  Acting on an order of the …
  • Prime Minister Dedicates to the Nation Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of IndianOil’s Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline 07 Jan 2019 11:35 Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated to the nation the Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of Indian Oil Corporation’s Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline at a grand function held in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha today. …
  • 132 Cyclone shelters opened in Balasore 11 Oct 2018 05:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: As many as 132 cyclone shelters have been opened in Balasore district in wake of the approaching cyclone. The Met Department had earlier announced that Balasore, Bhadrak and nine other districts could receive heavy to very …
  • Odisha CM inaugurates hospital in Balasore 03 Sep 2018 15:32 [India], Sep 03 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated the Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Balasore and said that it would help achieve quality healthcare service and medical education in the region. Addressing a …
  • Trader shot dead in Balasore 02 Sep 2018 22:18 By Express News Service BALASORE: A 43-year-old businessman was shot dead by miscreants here  on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Manas Ranjan Das of Phirngipatna village under Sahadevkhunta police limits. Das, who was a transport …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q1 PAT falls to Rs. 10.73 crores 11 Aug 2018 16:58 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended June 30, 2018. The company has reported net sales of Rs.334.93 crores during the 3 months period ended June 30, 2018 as compared to Rs.315.68 crores during the 3 months period ended …
  • Bengal signboard in Balasore an eyesore 31 Jul 2018 02:08 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Utkal Sammilani, a socio-cultural organisation, has demanded immediate removal of a signboard which was illegally erected by the Irrigation and Waterways department of the West Bengal Government near Udaypur beach in …
  • Balasore boy develops a robot with human feelings 30 Jul 2018 01:32 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:A young boy from the State, who claimed to have developed Odisha’s first humanoid robot, has come up with an andro-humanoid robot, which can express feelings like humans, do household chores and serve the elderly people. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd postpones board meeting to Aug 11, 2018 28 Jul 2018 08:04 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4th August, 2018 has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. The revised date has been fixed on Saturday, 11th August, 2018, to consider and take on …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for board meeting on Aug 4, 2018 17 Jul 2018 16:20 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4th August, 2018, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the first quarter ended 30th June, 2018. Further, the …
  • India successfully test-fires BrahMos from military base at Balasore 16 Jul 2018 15:03 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Updated: July 16, 2018 7:12:50 pm The BrahMos has demonstrated multiple abilities, such as land-attack, anti-ship, and capability of being launched from different platforms. (Representational Image) Despite heavy …
  • Witchcraft spreads its vicious tentacles in Mayurbhanj, Balasore 24 Jun 2018 01:24 Express News Service BARIPADA: Witchcraft, a superstitious practice, has become a matter of grave concern in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts. Two such sorcery related cases highlight the vicious grip of the practice in the rural tribal areas where people …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd board recommends dividend of Rs. 0.75 for 2017-18 29 May 2018 08:04 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held on May 28, 2018, has recommended a dividend of Rs. 0.75 per share of Rs. 5/- each i.e. @ 15% on the nominal value of share, which shall be payable subject to the declaration of the same …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q4 PAT plunges to Rs. 0.68 crore 29 May 2018 05:58 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended March 31, 2018. The company has reported net sales of Rs.332.42 crores during the period ended March 31, 2018 as compared to Rs.369.65 crores during the period ended March 31, 2017. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd updates on ED attachment order 27 May 2018 12:03 Balasore Alloys Ltd had earlier announced about a Provisional Attachment Order No. 15/2017 dated 15.12.2017 passed by the Directorate of Enforcement ('ED') against Balasore Alloys Limited ('BAL'). By an order dated May 23, 2018 passed …
  • ZimAlloys pushes for Balasore deal cancellation… Appeals to Supreme Court o Seeks new investors 17 May 2018 02:01 The Herald Martin Kadzere Senior Business Reporter Zimbabwe Alloys Ltd has appealed the High Court judgment stopping the local ferrochrome producer from terminating the $90 million take-over bid by an Indian firm, Balasore Alloys as the tussle over the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces forfeiture of up-front money received against warrants 15 May 2018 12:18 Balasore Alloys Ltd has announced with respect to conversion of 85,65,000 Warrants into Equity Shares upon receipt of balance money. A sum of Rs. 4,76,75,001/- (Rupees Four crores seventy six lacs seventy five thousand and one only) was received by the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd board to approve fourth quarter results on May 28, 2018 14 May 2018 08:08 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Monday, 28th May, 2018, to consider and take on record the Audited Financial Results (Standalone and Consolidated) of the Company for the quarter and financial year ended …
  • ZimAlloys deal still alive: Balasore 11 May 2018 08:35 By Martin Kadzere Indian firm Balasore Alloys said yesterday the deal to acquire 70 percent shareholding in Zimbabwe Alloys Limited was still on despite claims by judicial manager Reggie Saruchera this week that he had terminated the $90 million …
  • Odisha: 75-year-old man sexually abuses minor girl in Balasore 04 May 2018 16:06 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: May 4, 2018 8:25:39 pm The accused has been arrested based on the FIR and investigations are on, the police said. (Representational) A minor girl in Odisha’s Balasore district was sexually abused allegedly by a 75-year-old …
  • Woman tied to electric pole, thrashed by mob in Odisha's Balasore 19 Apr 2018 11:15 Balasore: Satyabhama Behera, President of a self-help group was tied to an electric pole and attacked by locals in Odisha's Balasore district. The incident took place in Manitri Chandanpur village of Balasore district on 14 April when some locals tied …
  • Another rape case reported from Balasore district, accused held 17 Apr 2018 16:38 By: PTI | Balasore | Published: April 17, 2018 9:42:03 pm A man has been arrested in Khaira area of Odisha’s Balasore district on charges of raping a minor girl last week, police said. The incident comes days after two similar cases of minors’ rape were …
  • Balasore Alloys Limited asked to pay Rs 306 crore for excess mining 17 Apr 2018 01:59 BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has slapped a demand notice on Balasore Alloys Limited (BAL), formerly known as Ispat Alloys Limited, seeking a compensation of around Rs 306 crore for excess mining within a period of about seven years.The Balasore-based …
  • Another 8-year-old girl raped in Odisha’s Balasore district 16 Apr 2018 15:57 — By PTI | Apr 16, 2018 06:37 pm Balasore (Odisha): An 8-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a married man at Soro area in Balasore district, a day after a similar incident rocked Nilagiri area of the district, police said today. The girl was returning …
  • Eight-year-old raped in Odisha’s Balasore district 16 Apr 2018 14:17 By: PTI | Balasore | Published: April 16, 2018 6:32:48 pm On the basis of an FIR lodged by the girl’s family yesterday, the accused was arrested, they said adding further investigation is in progress.  An 8-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a married …
  • Subarnarekha port work in Balasore district to start soon 01 Apr 2018 02:34 BHUBANESWAR: Construction of Subarnarekha port, off the coast in Balasore district, will start soon as major hurdles have been removed. Informing this in a written reply to a question from Aswani Kumar Patra (BJD) in the Assembly, Minister of State for …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd allots 44,35,000 shares 31 Mar 2018 04:51 The Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at their meeting held today has allotted 44,35,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at a price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of Rs. 16.50/- per …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd to consider allotment of 1,30,00,000 Equity Shares 28 Mar 2018 03:21 A meeting of the Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd will be held on 30th March, 2018 for allotment of 1,30,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of …
  • Start-up festival in Balasore 28 Feb 2018 19:12 Balasore: The North Odisha Start-Up Fest, 2018, was held under the aegis of North Odisha Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nocci) at the organization's business park here. The event was conducted with the support of the Software Technology Parks of …
  • Dialysis, CT scan in Balasore 27 Feb 2018 19:11 Balasore: The dialysis and the CT scan units will be operational in the Government Medical College and Hospital here by April first week. In a review meeting of the Rogi Kalyan Samiti, held under the chairmanship of Balasore MP R.K. Jena, it was decided …
  • Search on for missing baby in Balasore 24 Feb 2018 12:17 A video footage showing a woman with the kidnapped baby in Balasore. Telegraph picture Balasore: Police have intensified its search for a missing baby and released a video footage on Friday of the woman who allegedly kidnapped the four-month-old infant on …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q3 net profit slides to Rs. 19.35 crores 16 Feb 2018 09:08 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended December 31, 2017. The company has reported net sales of Rs.331.26 crores during the period ended December 31, 2017 as compared to Rs.279.61 crores during the period ended December 31 …
  • Strike hits Balasore 10 Feb 2018 19:22 Balasore: A strike observed by trade unions against "deteriorating law and order situation" in the town threw life out of gear here on Saturday. The strike call was made jointly by the Trade Union Association Coordination Committee, All India …
  • Two killers arrested in Balasore 06 Feb 2018 19:48 Balasore: Police have arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in the murder of Kunu Panda, an ex-councillor, on January 14. The accused are Jiten Murmu, 29, Babu Rao, 28, both from Talengasahi village and Abhi Jena, 32, of Chandipur. The …
  • Balasore set for rural and trade fair 30 Jan 2018 19:41 Balasore: The district is all set to host the five-day Balasore Mahotsav, Pallishree Mela and Expo-2018 on the ground of the local Industrial Training Institute here from Wednesday. A final review meeting was held under the chairmanship of the district …
  • Balasore youth hacked to death in broad daylight 25 Jan 2018 02:23 BARIPADA: Tension gripped Balasore town after a youth, who was out on bail, was hacked to death by two unidentified miscreants in broad daylight on Wednesday. The deceased, identified as 39-year-old Tanmay Panda alias Kunu, was the younger brother of …
  • NEW DELHI -- Defence sources says that India has successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-5 ballistic missile with a strike range of 5,000 kms from a test range in Balasore, off the coast of East Indian state of Odisha. 18 Jan 2018 12:09 NEW DELHI, Jan 18 -- Defence sources said on Thursday that India has successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-5 ballistic missile with a strike range of 5,000 kms from a test range in Balasore, off the coast of East Indian state of Odisha. The …
  • Balasore confirms Zim Alloys deal 11 Jan 2018 07:13 BUSINESS WRITER  •  11 January 2018 9:04AM  •  0 comments HARARE - Indian firm Balasore Alloys (Balasore) yesterday confirmed its intention to acquire a majority shareholding in leading chrome producer, Zimbabwe Alloys (Zim Alloys). Balasore, formerly …
  • Balasore Alloys to acquire 70% share in Zimbabwe Alloys 10 Jan 2018 10:31 Balasore Alloys, a Pramod Mittal group company, has entered into a deal to acquire 70% share of Zimbabwe Alloys consequent upon a scheme of arrangement sanctioned by the High Court of Zimbabwe on December 20, 2017. The company received the approval on …
  • Balasore Alloys to acquire 70% stake Zimbabwe Alloys; stock surges 13% 10 Jan 2018 06:21 Balasore Alloys moved higher by 13% to Rs 89.90 on BSE after the company announced the acquisition of 70% stake in Zimbabwe Alloys for cash payment of $16.47 million. “A further payment of $74.26 million to creditors, towards injection of working capital …
  • Live Breaking News Dec 28: India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile in Odisha's Balasore 28 Dec 2017 09:45 Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: 03:13 pm: About 100 cases of triple talaq have come to …
  • Plans galore for Balasore jail 26 Dec 2017 18:49 Balasore: The local jail authorities have adopted a multi-pronged approach to bring about reforms in the prison that aims to provide basic comforts and opportunities for inmates to earn their livelihood to make the jail financially viable. Jail …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd updates on ED action 18 Dec 2017 03:17 Balasore Alloys Ltd has announced with reference to the news item in the media /Social media twitter 'ED attaches assets worth Rs. 244.89 Crore of M/s Balasore Alloys Ltd, Orissa under PMLA in a case of defrauding STC by M/s Global Steel …
  • Rs  244 cr worth assets of Balasore Alloys attached 17 Dec 2017 05:16 BHUBANESWAR: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached `244.89 worth property of Balasore Alloys Limited, Odisha, for defrauding the State Trading Corporation (STC) by Global Steel Holding Limited. The central agency had earlier frozen shares worth …
  • Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited 16 Dec 2017 20:44 For representational purposes (File | Reuters) NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel …
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited 16 Dec 2017 19:24 For representational purposes (File | Reuters) NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel …
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 245 cr of Balasore Alloys Ltd 16 Dec 2017 18:44 [India], Dec 16 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) in the company, in …
  • ED attaches nearly Rs 245 crore assets of Balasore Alloys 16 Dec 2017 14:05 The ED filed a money laundering case on March 29 against Mittal, GSHL and STC officials following an FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation on March 16. (IE) The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of …
  • ED attaches nearly Rs 245 cr assets of Balasore Alloys 16 Dec 2017 12:43 New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of Balasore Alloys Ltd whose shareholders are Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) and its chairman Pramod Kumar Mittal who are being probed for defrauding …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q2 net profit higher at Rs. 21.51 crores 14 Dec 2017 18:47 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended September 30, 2017. The company has reported net sales of Rs.310.10 crores during the period ended September 30, 2017 as compared to Rs.244.22 crores during the period ended September …
  • India's Balasore Alloys Sept-Qtr Profit rises 14 Dec 2017 12:52 6:16am EST Dec 14 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 215.1 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 118.6 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER INCOME FROM OPERATIONS 2.77 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.39 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SAYS APPROVED …
  • Jumbos wreak havoc in both Mayurbhanj and Balasore 07 Dec 2017 05:10 BARIPADA: Forest officials are facing a tough task to drive away the herd of elephants which has now broken up into small groups and is wreaking havoc in paddy fields of both Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts.The elephants are coming out from the deep …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting on Dec 14, 2017 07 Dec 2017 03:12 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Thursday, 14th December, 2017, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter and half year ended 30th September, 2017. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd to seek increase in providing guarantee up to Rs. 4000 crores 06 Dec 2017 04:28 Balasore Alloys Ltd to seek increase in providing guarantee up to Rs. 4000 croresThe Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held today have resolved to take approval of Members of the Company by means of special resolution through Postal …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces resignation of CFO 23 Nov 2017 10:12 Mr. Mrutyunjaya Mohanty has resigned vide his letter dated 23rd November, 2017 from the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Balasore Alloys Ltd with effect from 23rd November, 2017. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.78. …
  • Balasore Jail to take up organic farming 25 Oct 2017 05:06 BHUBANESWAR: The Balasore District Jail, one of the oldest prisons in the State, is all set to go organic. For, the Directorate of Prisons and Correctional Services has decided to launch organic farming over the five acre agricultural land available on the …
  • Explosion kills six in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 20:48 Balasore: At least six persons, including a minor, were killed in an explosion at an illegal firecracker unit at Bahabalpur near the district headquarters town on Wednesday. Around 20 other persons also suffered various degrees of injuries in the explosion …
  • Balasore firecracker explosion: Odisha CM announces ex-gratia of Rs two lakh 18 Oct 2017 18:49 [India], October 18 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs two lakh for the kin of deceased and Rs. 50,000 for those injured in Balasore firecracker explosion. At least eight people were killed and over 20 …
  • 6 killed in blast at cracker factory in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 14:10
  • Five killed in explosion at cracker factory in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 13:17
  • Balasore flyover work proceeds at snail's pace 06 Oct 2017 00:06 The site of flyover construction in Balasore. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, Oct. 5: The construction of an overbridge in Balasore town, which was supposed to be over by September last year, is running behind schedule. The progress of the fly overbridge …
  • Odisha: One killed, eight critically injured after vehicle falls off bridge in Balasore 30 Sep 2017 06:51 [India], September 30 (ANI): At least one person was killed and eight others sustained critical injuries after a vehicle fell off a bridge in Odisha's Balasore on Saturday. The injured are admitted at the famous Balasore hospital and an immediate …
  • You heard it: IAF test of Astra missile rattles window panes in Balasore off Odisha coast 14 Sep 2017 13:02 BHUBANESWAR: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday conducted an air exercise involving the air-to-air missile Astra against an actual target in full operational configuration over the Bay of Bengal. Defence sources said the beyond-visual-range (BVR) …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd appoints CFO 13 Sep 2017 05:27 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd in its meeting held today, the 12th September, 2017 have approved unanimously the appointment of Mr. Mrutyunjaya Mohanty as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company with effect from 12th September, 2017. …
  • Govt on dengue alert in Balasore 11 Sep 2017 03:00 Bhubaneswar, Sept. 10: The health care authorities in Balasore are on alert following reports of the spread of dengue coming in from several parts of the district, especially the northern pockets. The outbreak of the vector-borne disease has been reported …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting on Sep 12, 2017 04 Sep 2017 17:54 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 12th September, 2017, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter ended 30th June, 2017. Further, the Trading …
  • Odisha CM prods Delhi on radar systems at Balasore, Sambalpur 28 Aug 2017 16:30 BJD leader and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday prodded the central government to install radar systems at Balasore and Sambalpur to monitor weather patterns in real time, a long-standing …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces resignation of Chairman 22 Aug 2017 20:01 Mr. Pramod Kumar Mittal has resigned from the Directorship of Balasore Alloys Ltd with effect from 22nd August, 2017 vide his letter dated 22nd August, 2017. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.52.65 as compared to the previous …
  • 80 villages in Odisha's Balasore marooned 28 Jul 2017 17:44 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha on Friday with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • Flood fury: 80 villages in Odisha's Balasore marooned, flood threat in 4 blocks 28 Jul 2017 15:47 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha on Friday with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • 80 Balasore villages marooned, flood threat in 4 blocks 28 Jul 2017 14:27 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha today with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • Balasore varsity gets new VC 24 Jul 2017 22:02 Bhubaneswar, July 24: Academician Madhumita Das has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Fakir Mohan University in Balasore. At present, she is the professor of the department of geology in Utkal University. Governor S.C. Jamir selected Das for the …
  • OPD services of AIIMS in Balasore 09 Jul 2017 22:27 The outpatient department at the satellite centre of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Balasore. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, July 9: Outpatient department (OPD) services have begun at the satellite centre of the All India Institute of …
  • Tens of thousands take part in Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Balasore 25 Jun 2017 08:37 [India], June 25 (ANI): The annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Odisha's coastal Balasore town got off to a colourful start amid fanfare and religious fervor on Sunday, attracting lakhs of pilgrims from India and abroad. Organised by the Shree Shree …
  • Balasore gears up for Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra 22 Jun 2017 00:32 [India], June 22 (ANI): Balasore city in Odisha is all set to witness the annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra from the majestic Emami Jagannath Temple on June 25. The festival is celebrated on the second day of Shukla Paksha, Ashadh month, the third month of …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd appoints additional director 15 Jun 2017 04:58 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd have vide circular resolution dated 14th June, 2017, appointed Dr. Samuel Nwabuokei Onyeabor, as an Additional Director (Category: Non - Executive, Non Independent) with effect from 14th June, 2017 to hold …
  • Balasore hospital next year: CM 13 Jun 2017 22:12 Chief minister Naveen Patnaik addresses the BJD youth convention in Balasore on Tuesday. Telegraph picture  Bhubaneswar, June 13: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today visited the medical college campus and said it would start from the next academic session. …
  • Praised by Chief Minister, Balasore scholar abused by TTE 26 May 2017 02:00 BHUBANESWAR: Felicitated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for rescuing an INA soldier Laxmi Indira Panda’s daughter-in-law last month, a research scholar from Balasore district was allegedly harassed by TTE and RPF personnel while he was travelling in …
  • Balasore teenager creates robot that can patrol border 25 May 2017 02:46 BHUBANESWAR: AS heightened tension along the Indo-Pak border hogs the limelight almost everyday, a village lad from Balasore district has claimed to have made a humanoid robot, which, with artificial intelligence algorithms, can guard the border. Besides, …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Board recommends Dividend of Rs. 0.75 for 2016-17 20 May 2017 12:59 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held on May 19, 2017, has recommended a dividend of Rs. 0.75 per share i.e. @ 15% on the nominal value of share, which shall be payable subject to the approval of the shareholders at the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Board to consider Dividend for 2016-17 16 May 2017 06:15 At the meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd proposed to be held on May 19, 2017, shall consider recommendation of dividend, if any, on the Equity Shares of the Company for the financial year 2016-17. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was …
  • Lockdown: Puri farmer sits on a 40-tonne pumpkin stock tragedy 09 Apr 2020 02:41 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Farmers across of the State are in distress. Vegetables have ripened and are rotting on the field. Farmers are staring a huge losses due to lockdown enforced bottlencks like lack of transportation and mandi operations. All …
  • 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 …
  • Unwilling to postpone wedding due to COVID-19, Odisha couple ties knot at police station 02 Apr 2020 06:17 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Unwilling to let the coronavirus outbreak wreck their wedding plans, a couple on Tuesday tied the knot in Bargarh Town police station in presence of cops without the mandatory ‘band, baaja and baarat’.The couple Pabitra …
  • Trapped in lockdown, nomads struggle for food in Odisha 29 Mar 2020 02:48 Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  The struggle for survival got even harder for nomads in Sambalpur and Bargarh in the coronavirus lockdown. The nomadic groups had come to Western Odisha few months back for livelihood but are now stranded here without food …
  • Students return home amid coronavirus scare 20 Mar 2020 12:36 BHUBANESWAR: Many students are returning from abroad after lockdown in their hostels and going for home isolation. Students staying in hostels in various institutes in country are also returning home apprehending worse days. Several students have returned …
  • Odisha govt sanctions Rs 23cr for development of shrines 28 Feb 2020 09:55 Image Source : PTI Odisha govt sanctions Rs 23cr for development of shrines After announcing a special package for Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sanctioned Rs 23 crore for development of many other shrines across …
  • Paddy procurement issue keeps Odisha Assembly session on boil 26 Feb 2020 06:52 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Assembly witnessed noisy scenes for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as opposition Congress and BJP members created ruckus over irregularities in paddy procurement in several Government-run mandis. The House had to …
  • Current Affairs January 2020: Know all about major events 25 Feb 2020 10:29 1) Manoj Mukund Naravane appointed chief of Army Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane became the 28th Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) after chief General Bipin Rawat's term ends on December 31, 2019. The appointments committee of the Cabinet has …
  • Bhim Army bandh throws life out of gear in Odisha's Sambalpur 24 Feb 2020 12:35 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Normal life was affected in the district on Sunday due to a 12-hour dawn to dusk ‘Bharat bandh’ called by Bhim Army against the Supreme Court verdict on reservation. The apex court had ruled that States are not bound to …
  • Farmers' Commission report on Odisha's agrarian crisis gathers dust 24 Feb 2020 12:35 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The report of the State Farmers' Commission set up by Odisha government a decade ago to study the reasons behind farmers suicide and related problems is yet to see the light of the day. The government had constituted a …
  • Rain spell for four days in Odisha from February 23 22 Feb 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Almost entire Odisha, except southern parts, will experience rainfall under the influence of strong western disturbance for four days from Sunday. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), light to moderate …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's property up by Rs 1 crore 13 Feb 2020 01:41 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik continues to be the richest among his council of ministers while state panchayati raj minister Pratap Jena’s net worth grew by a whopping Rs 4.5 crore in a year, a statement of assets of all ministers of …
  • Low railway budget allocation worries BJD 07 Feb 2020 07:16 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The  BJD on Thursday expressed concern over reduction in overall allocation for the State in the Railway Budget 2020-21 saying that railway coverage in Odisha remains one of the lowest in the country despite …
  • Bandh brings Western Odisha to its knees 06 Feb 2020 05:51 By Express News Service  SAMBALPUR/ROURKELA/BALANGIR: Normal life came to a standstill in eight districts of the Western Odisha region on Wednesday as the dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the bar associations demanding establishment of a High Court …
  • Twin city experiences rainfall 06 Feb 2020 04:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:   The Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar received 14.2 mm and 2.2 mm rainfall respectively between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Wednesday. Similarly, Daringbadi recorded 10 mm rainfall followed by Nayagarh 7.2 mm, Chandbali …
  • SCB doctors perform first-ever cadaveric kidney transplant 05 Feb 2020 07:22 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  For the first time, a team of doctors of SCB Medical College and Hospital here conducted a cadaveric kidney transplant on Tuesday. According to reports, Priyanka Patra of Digapahandi in Ganjam district, who was undergoing …
  • Lazy DFOs foil black spot plan for wildlife in Odisha 01 Feb 2020 05:17 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An alarming rate of road kills of elephants has failed to wake up the Forest and Environment Department. Five months after Wildlife Wing asked the Divisional Forest Officers (DFOs) to identify vulnerable sites, only about …
  • Tata Projects bags multiple orders worth ₹6,000 crore from BPCL, HPCL Rajasthan 27 Jan 2020 12:19 Tata Projects Ltd has received multiple orders in the oil and gas refinery sector with a combined value of over ₹6,000 crore from HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd (HRRL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL). BPCL’s order is for a 2G Bio Ethanol Project …
  • 450 new RI circles likely to be created in Odisha 26 Jan 2020 03:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In view of the demand for smaller revenue circles to ensure delivery of services without hassles, the State Government has reportedly decided to create 450 new revenue circles. As part of the move, the Government has …
  • Tata Projects bags Rs 6,000-crore orders in oil, gas refinery sector 25 Jan 2020 01:49 Engineering firm Tata Projects on Thursday said it has bagged four contracts worth Rs 6,000 crore in the oil and gas refinery sector in Odisha and Rajasthan. Of the four orders, three are from state-owned HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd (HRRL) and one from …
  • TATA Projects to execute bio-ethanol project 24 Jan 2020 19:20 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 23 (ANI/PRNewswire): TATA Projects Limited, one of India's fastest-growing and most admired infrastructure companies, today announced that the company has received multiple mega orders in the oil and gas refinery …
  • Tata Projects receives multiple mega orders in oil and gas refinery sector 24 Jan 2020 13:42 Jan 23, 2020 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- TATA Projects announced that the company has received multiple mega orders in the oil & gas refinery sector with combined value totalling more than Rs 6000 crore. Out of these, three orders are from HPCL …
  • Odisha government's healthcare outreach: Cancer hospital in Bargarh 22 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service BARGARH/SAMBALPUR: Extending the state government’s helping hand to healthcare facilities in western Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced establishment of a cancer hospital in Bargarh. Naveen made the …
  • Cancer hospital to come up in Odisha’s Bargarh 21 Jan 2020 14:20 Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced to set up a cancer hospital in the state’s Bargarh district. During his one-day tour to the western part of Odisha, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the new six-storey …
  • Four killed as truck runs over makeshift shops in Odisha's Sambalpur 21 Jan 2020 11:45 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Four persons died and four others suffered critical injuries after a truck ran over makeshift shops on the roadside ar Paramanapur area in Sambalpur district on Tuesday morning. The shops set up on January 16, sources …
  • Loads of challenges await new president of Odisha BJP 20 Jan 2020 03:17 With smooth election and the appointment of a new state president in Odisha, the BJP has not only stolen a march over its Opposition rival Congress, which continues to sink deeper in self-destruction mode, but also shown the intent of not letting anything …
  • Odisha announces steps to check distress migration from four districts 15 Jan 2020 21:30 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: January 16, 2020 2:00:31 am Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a series of steps to check distress migration from the state, …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces special package for migrant workers on Sankranti 15 Jan 2020 11:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a special package for migrant workers for strengthening their livelihood and creation of assets in 20 migration prone blocks of four western Odisha districts on the occasion of …
  • Four Odisha government officials dismissed for corruption 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government dismissed four officials from service after corruption charges were proved against them following a vigilance investigation recently. Three other officials were also given compulsory retirement. …
  • Kansa's kingdom faces elephant loss at Odisha's Dhanu Yatra 10 Jan 2020 05:54 Express News Service BARGARH :  Kansa's  elephant ‘Kuvalaya’ is an integral part of the Dhanu Yatra. Throughout the 11-day-long open air theatrical performance, people look forward to King Kansa moving around the town on his caparisoned elephant during …
  • Selfie zone a hit among youths in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BARGARH: A selfie point set up by the district administration at Dhanu Yatra venue has become a major hit among youths and students. Hundreds of visitors are thronging the spot to click pictures every evening. Though the open-air …
  • Odisha family’s 72-year-old journey to add glamour and glory 07 Jan 2020 06:05 Express News Service BARGARH: Behind the glittery costumes, bold makeup, hairdos and colourful props that bring alive different mythological characters of Bargarh’s Dhanu Yatra, there are many unsung heroes who strive to make the world’s biggest open-air …
  • IMD predicts rain in Bhubaneswar, SRC alerts farmers 01 Jan 2020 06:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With IMD predicting moderate rainfall in parts of Odisha from January 1 to 4, the State Government on Tuesday asked district administrations to take measures to prevent damage to paddy at procurement centres (mandis). …
  • Odisha shivers in intense cold for third consecutive day, 16 places record temperatures below 10 degree Celsius 31 Dec 2019 04:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha continued to reel under intense cold wave for the third consecutive day with 16 places recording below 10 degree Celsius on Monday. Paradip was the coldest in the State with the temperature recorded at 5.4 degree …
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in all districts of Odisha 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Worried over declining child sex ratio and rising crimes against women, State Government has decided to implement the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme of the Centre in all 30 districts. Launched in 2015, the scheme …
  • Odisha in cold grip: Below 10 degree Celsius in 15 places 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The cold wave condition intensified across Odisha with Sonepur recording the lowest temperature of the season for the second day at 3.4 degree Celsius (C) on Sunday. As many as 15 stations in the State recorded minimum …
  • BJP won’t backtrack on NRC implementation, says Suresh Pujari 26 Dec 2019 03:44 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) is essential for the security and self-respect of the country, said BJP national secretary and Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari on Wednesday. Addressing media persons here, …
  • Tata Power bags CESU, three discoms put on bid 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  After Tata Power took over the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) for distribution and retail supply of electricity in five circles, process has been initiated for sale of three other distribution companies. …
  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to dedicate Balangir LPG plant to nation on December 27 23 Dec 2019 08:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has completed construction of its second LPG bottling plant at Balangir in a record 19 months. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will dedicate the plant to the nation on …
  • Vice President to dedicate LPG bottling plant in Odisha 22 Dec 2019 14:17 Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will dedicate a LPG bottling plant in Odisha’s Balangir district on December 27, said an official on Sunday. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has set up the new state of the art LPG …
  • Odisha's RGH stocks anti-rabies vaccine 17 Dec 2019 04:59 By Express News Service ROURKELA: People of Rourkela heaved a sigh of relief after authorities of Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH) confirmed availability of anti-rabies vaccine in the hospital from Monday. Supply of the vaccine was disrupted for the last …
  • Odisha BJP to have new chief by December-end: BJP general secretary Arun Singh 16 Dec 2019 06:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With too many aspirants for the top organisational post in the State unit of the BJP, the saffron party on Sunday started election of district presidents. "Election of the State BJP president will be completed by …
  • Blow to BJP, 2 Zilla Parishad members defect to BJD 15 Dec 2019 21:00 BHUBANESWAR: Dealing a body blow to Bharatiya Janata Party in Odisha, two of its Zilla Parishad (ZP) members from Bargarh district who were allegedly missing for quite some days surfaced in Bhubaneswar and joined the BJD. The development came just as the …
  • Odisha to open 45 fast track courts 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to ensure speedy disposal of sexual crimes against women and children, Odisha Government on Tuesday decided to set up 45 fast track courts in the State. The move comes after Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi …
  • Body Of Unidentified Woman Found With Gunshot Wounds In UP 04 Dec 2019 08:42 The senior police officialsaid the rape could only be confirmed after an autopsy (Representational) Banda, Uttar Pradesh: The body of an unidentified woman, bearing gunshot wounds to the head, has been found inside an abandoned police booth in the Bargarh …
  • Body of woman found with gunshot wounds in UP 04 Dec 2019 05:57 PTI | Updated: Dec 4, 2019, 11:08 IST Representative imageBANDA: The body of an unidentified woman, bearing gunshot wounds to the head, has been found inside an abandoned police booth in the Bargarh area of Chitrakoot district, officials said on Wednesday. …
  • Odisha MLAs demand withdrawal of online token system for paddy procurement 28 Nov 2019 06:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Members of the ruling BJD continue to push the State Government to withdraw the online token system for paddy procurement with a plea that the new system is causing inconvenience to farmers. Raising the issue during …
  • Token unavailability derails procurement 27 Nov 2019 05:24 By Express News Service BARGARH : Even as all purchase centres across the district were made operational on Monday for procurement of Kharif paddy, majority of farmers are still unable to participate in the process in absence of tokens.While those willing …
  • 43 died in police custody in 10 years: Odisha government 26 Nov 2019 04:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government on Monday said at least 43 people have died in police custody and 165 persons killed in the exchange of fire with security personnel in the State during the last 10 years. In a written reply to a …
  • 43 died in police custody, 165 killed in encounter in last 10 years in Odisha 25 Nov 2019 18:08 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Monday said at least 43 people have died in police custody and 165 persons killed in the exchange of fire with security personnel in the state in the last 10 years, Minister of State for Home, D S Mishra said this …
  • 30 PACS start work in Bargarh 25 Nov 2019 06:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Paddy procurement has picked up in Bargarh district with purchase of more than 66,000 quintal from 970 farmers in the last two days. As many as 30 out of 58 primary agriculture cooperative societies of the district have …
  • Staff salary blocked in Odisha for not submitting attendance information 24 Nov 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Defying Government order has cost 61-aided Higher Secondary Schools in the State dearer. October salaries of the employees of the schools have been blocked for not submitting biometric attendance sheet of teaching and …
  • Get FASTag or pay double the toll at National Highways from December 1 24 Nov 2019 05:28 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Come December 1, vehicle owners in Odisha will have to face two stricter rules. Along with enforcement of new traffic rules, collection of toll through FASTags will also be mandatory on National Highways. Though the State …
  • Free coaching to be provided SC/ST civil services aspirants in Rourkela 23 Nov 2019 01:13 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The Rourkela Smart City Ltd and Rourkela Municipal Corporation will provide free special coaching to civil services aspirants of ST and SC communities under ‘Samata’ initiative.   Official sources said an entrance test …
  • OMCs require 40% more ethanol in FY20, to utilise non-sugarcane sources 21 Nov 2019 12:11 To meet the Centre’s ambitious blending norms, oil marketing companies (OMCs) have sought requirement of 5.11 billion litres of ethanol from all sources in the 2019-20 marketing year that starts from December 1. The demand is 40 per cent more than the …
  • Bhubaneswar to remain Dhanu Jatra’s Kansa 15 Nov 2019 05:54 By Express News Service BARGARH: Bhubaneswar Pradhan will continue to essay Dhanu Yatra’s protagonist Kansa’s character in the 71st edition of historic theatrical festival in Bargarh. Owing to pressure from various quarters including artistes of the …
  • 80 mobile loos for traffic cops across Odisha 10 Nov 2019 03:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Police has decided to install 80 mobile toilets in major cities and towns for convenience of traffic personnel on duty.  A mobile toilet has already been installed at Acharya Vihar in the city while seven others …
  • He abused me, pulled my arm: Journalist misbehaved by BJD MP, FIR registered 07 Nov 2019 14:39 Mohanty, however, denied the allegation, even as visuals of the incident were broadcast by local TV channels. Bhubaneswar: An FIR was registered against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly misbehaving with a journalist of a private TV channel, police said …
  • Special train to run between Puri and Amritsar 04 Nov 2019 18:39 New Delhi: On the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, a special train will run between Puri in Odisha and Amritsar in Punjab from November 9. According to a release, the 08427 Puri-Amritsar Express Special train will depart from Puri …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses six government officers, withholds pension benefits of five others for corruption 04 Nov 2019 12:46 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dismissed six government officers from service and withheld pension benefits of five others for being involved in corruption, officials said. The action by Patnaik is part of the state …
  • Rice producer Odisha faces no stubble burning 02 Nov 2019 11:37 Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (IANS) Unlike north India, crop stubble burning is not prevalent in Odisha even though it has started making inroads unto several parts of the coastal state. Air pollution due to stubble burning has turned a critical health hazard in …
  • BJD wins Bijepur by-poll in Odisha by over 97,000 votes 24 Oct 2019 11:33 Bhubaneswar: BJD candidate Rita Sahu on Thursday won the by-poll to the Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha by a margin of 97,990 votes, which is the highest ever margin in the history of the state's Assembly polls. Sahu registered her victory over …
  • Bypolls 2019 Live Updates: Polling underway across 51 assembly seats, two Lok Sabha constituencies in 18 states 23 Oct 2019 09:29 Assembly bypolls 2019 Updates, Lok Sabha bypolls: A by-elections ended in all 52 constituencies across 18 states Arunachal Pradesh’s Khinsa west constituency recorded the record 89 per cent turnout, while 11 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh recorded the …
  • Bijepur bypoll: Centenarians defy age to exercise franchise 22 Oct 2019 12:12 By Express News Service BARGARH: Their restricted mobility due to old age could not deter their determination to exercise their franchise. On Monday, centenarians Ramji Sahu and Lochana Naik became an inspiration for many young voters as they stepped out …
  • 72% voter turnout in Bijepur bypoll in Odisha 21 Oct 2019 14:00 Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) By-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district recorded a voter turnout of 72 per cent on Monday. The Chief Electoral Office (CEO) sources said polling in Bijepur recorded 72 per cent by 5 p.m. The CEO …
  • Bypolls: Brisk polling in eastern region 21 Oct 2019 11:01 Guwahati/Patna/Gangtok: Brisk polling has been recorded in 15 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha constituency in the eastern region, by-elections to which are being held on Monday. The Assembly by-elections are in progress in five seats of Bihar, …
  • Polling underway in 15 Assembly, one Lok Sabha seat in East 21 Oct 2019 10:48 NET Bureau Voting for the by-elections to 15 Assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat in six states of the eastern region began on Monday amid tight security. Of the 15 Assembly seats, five are in Bihar followed by four in Assam, three in Sikkim and …
  • Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Hema Malini cast vote | LIVE 21 Oct 2019 10:07 Oct 21, 2019 3:33 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Pakistan is breaching Postal Union's norms, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: "For the last two months, Pakistan has stopped postal service from India. It…
  • 25.7% voting 11 a.m. in Odisha’s Bijepur Assembly bypoll 21 Oct 2019 07:47 Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) About 25.7 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 a.m. on Monday for the Bijepur Assembly bypoll in Odisha’s Bargarh district, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sushil Kumar Lohani. Lohani said polling was peaceful across …
  • Voting begins for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha 21 Oct 2019 03:10 Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The voting has begun for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district on Monday. A total of 2.32 lakh eligible voters including 1.20 lakh male and 1.12 lakh female are expected to exercise their …
  • Pradhan questions Naveen’s development agenda 19 Oct 2019 02:03 By Express News Service BARGARH: Hitting out at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for vacating Bijepur Assembly segment, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said the BJD supremo’s promises of developing the constituency are false. Holding a …
  • Naveen on road show for Bijepur bypoll 18 Oct 2019 03:28 By Express News Service BARGARH : With  two days left for campaigning to end for by-election to Bijepur Assembly seat, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Thursday held a road show in support of the party candidate Rita Sahu.The Chief Minister …
  • Campaign picks up pace for Bijepur by-poll 14 Oct 2019 02:20 By Express News Service BARGARH: Campaign for Bijepur by-election has picked up momentum with leaders of the three major political parties joining the race to woo voters in their favour.Raising the political temperature in the Assembly constituency, BJD, …
  • 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 …
  • Transport woes for IOCL as trucks stay off roads 10 Apr 2020 02:34 By Express News Service PARADIP: Transportation of petroleum products from Paradip Refinery of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has taken a severe beating as the three major truck owners’ associations have stopped plying their vehicles due to the …
  • COVID-19 Update: Odisha to supply fuel to only vehicles engaged in essential services 07 Apr 2020 14:06 COVID-19 Update: Odisha to supply fuel to only vehicles engaged in essential services The Jagatsinghpur district administrationin in Odisha has directed petrol pump owners not to give fuel to private persons till the end of the lockdown period, but to …
  • 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 …
  • Coronavirus blow to Odisha's betel vine farmers 07 Apr 2020 07:48 By Express News Service PARADIP: Livelihood of thousands of farmers in the district is in jeopardy due to restrictions on transportation and sale of betel leaves following the lockdown. Farmers of Kujang, Erasama, Raghunathpur, Tirtol, Biridi and …
  • Odisha's quarantine centres sans basic amenities 06 Apr 2020 04:12 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Lack of basic amenities at quarantine centres in the district has subjected the people put under isolation there to great hassles. The State Government had allotted `5 lakh to each panchayat for setting up temporary …
  • 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 …
  • Despite social distancing call to tackle COVID-19, Odisha rural haats defy norm 02 Apr 2020 06:17 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR/JEYPORE: Even as police are enforcing social distancing at markets in urban areas, the norm has gone for a toss in rural haats of Jagatsinghpur. There are 50 rural haats in the district and the administration has …
  • Panic after patient returns from Kar Clinic 31 Mar 2020 05:13 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Villagers of Gopalpur under Raghunathpur block on Monday urged the administration to put two locals who underwent treatment at Kar Clinic in Bhubaneswar, where the State’s Covid Patient No 3 was admitted, on home …
  • Milkmen seek inclusion in NFSA 30 Mar 2020 05:39 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Hit by non-procurement by OMFED and closure of tea stalls and eateries, milk farmers of the district have urged the Government to replace pulses with milk in list of food items being supplied to beneficiaries of food …
  • Telecom ground staff in Odisha face COVID-19 lockdown heat 26 Mar 2020 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as telecom and internet has been declared essential service and excluded from lockdown by the Centre, the field and maintenance staff are facing difficulties in reaching the tower sites in different districts. …
  • India in lockdown: 150 labourers stuck in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh seek Odisha govt's help 26 Mar 2020 02:23 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Around 150 labourers from the district, stuck in Pune, Maharashtra and Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh owing to lockdown, have sought assistance from the State Government for safe return to their native villages. Around …
  • Lockdown norms tightened Odisha to fight coronavirus battle 25 Mar 2020 04:01 By Express News Service The Ganjam and Jagatsinghpur administrations have stepped up measures to deal with the coronavirus pandemic by imposing stricter regulations for social distancing and increasing number of isolation wards across the districts. To …
  • Odisha to post stickers outside houses of those who violate home-quarantine rules 24 Mar 2020 02:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With reports of foreign-returned people violating home quarantine, the state government has decided to paste stickers outside the houses of persons placed under home isolation as per the protocol to prevent local …
  • Odisha extends lockdown to 14 districts, quarantined homes to be marked with stickers 23 Mar 2020 14:55 The Odisha Government extended its lockdown of districts form five to 14 on Monday. In addition to the five district and eight cities under lockdown for a week, entire districts of Puri, Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore, Sambalpur, …
  • Goa Carbon resumes operations at Paradeep Unit from March 18, 2020 19 Mar 2020 12:40 Goa Carbon Limited has announced the resumption of the operations at the Company's Paradeep Unit located at Vill. Udayabata, Paradeepgarh, Dist. Jagatsinghpur, Odisha has resumed. The Kiln has been lit up from yesterday. After preliminary heat up and …
  • Covid-19 Live: Soldier tests positive, 1st in Army 18 Mar 2020 07:33 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates An Army officer attached to the College of Military Engineering in Pune has been asked to self-quarantine after he showed symptoms of flu, sources said on Wednesday. The wife of another officer at the institute …
  • Coronavirus news: Sec 144 imposed in Odisha’s five districts due to COVID-19 18 Mar 2020 07:04 Mar 18, 2020, 08:55AM ISTSource: ANISection 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) has been imposed in Gajapati, Jagatsinghpur, Kandhamal, Bhadrak, and Mayurbhanj districts in view of COVID-19 in Odisha.The state reported its first case on Sunday, a …
  • Covid-19 scare: Odisha extends regulation period from March 31 to April 15 17 Mar 2020 11:59 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Tuesday extended the period of all regulations in force over the Covid-19 threat from March 31 to April 15, prompting panic-buying of essential items across the state. Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Naveen …
  • 328 coastal villages in Odisha to be made tsunami ready 14 Mar 2020 08:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After setting global benchmarks in cyclone and flood management, Odisha Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has embarked on a mission to get ‘Tsunami Ready’ tag for 328 villages in six coastal districts. While two …
  • Rift deepens in BJD over Block president selection 13 Mar 2020 07:28 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The announcement of new block and nagar presidents has further deepened the rift within the district unit of BJD with fears of violence looming large in many areas. The party’s local unit was earlier divided over the …
  • Dalits accuse cops of inaction in Odisha 13 Mar 2020 07:28 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Members of the SC community from Repurpatana and Tentoi villages in Jagatsinghpur districts staged dharna outside the SP office here on Thursday protesting police inaction against their ostracisation by upper castes.  …
  • All-women crew drives goods train for 400 km in Odisha 08 Mar 2020 09:01 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  For the first time, an all women crew - two loco pilots and a guard - took independent charge of a goods train and piloted it from Khurda Road to Palasa on the eve of International Women’s Day. The Women’s Special goods …
  • Strict vigil at Paradip Port Trust amid coronavirus threat 03 Mar 2020 13:53 Jagatsinghpur (Odisha) [India], Mar 3 (ANI): Authorities at the Paradip Port Trust (PPT) are constantly monitoring the situation and maintaining strict vigil amid the threat posed by the coronavirus disease. "PPT is a cargo handling port. We have …
  • Lecturer’s salary withheld, two dismissed for fraud in Odisha 27 Feb 2020 04:44 By Express News Service JAGASINGHPUR: The Higher Education department has withheld salary of a lecturer and dismissed two data entry operators for their alleged involvement in providing fake registration and migration certificates to Plus III students of …
  • Former Odisha MLA Bijaya Kumar Nayak passes away 26 Feb 2020 15:50 Former Odisha MLA Bijaya Kumar Nayak dead Former Congress legislator Bijaya Kumar Nayak died at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday due to geriatric ailments, family sources said. He was 70. Nayak died around 9.45 am on Wednesday, a week after …
  • 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, …
  • Rain spell for four days in Odisha from February 23 22 Feb 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Almost entire Odisha, except southern parts, will experience rainfall under the influence of strong western disturbance for four days from Sunday. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), light to moderate …
  • Old hands back as BJD heads in 14 districts of Odisha 22 Feb 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: While several old hands have been elected as presidents of organisational districts of BJD, more than half of them are new faces. The ruling BJD on Friday announced presidents of 33 organisational districts, election …
  • Odisha government warns Principals of 195-degree colleges of strict action if data not updated on PIMS 22 Feb 2020 02:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The state government has warned principals of 195-degree colleges of disciplinary action for failing to upload information regarding their existing teaching and non-teaching staff on the Personnel Information Management …
  • JSW, ArcelorMittal chase Odisha’s steel promise 21 Feb 2020 19:45 JSW chairman Sajjan Jindal and ArcelorMittal president Aditya Mittal arrived in Odisha recently within 24 hours of each other. Both are chasing long-term commitments in the eastern state, albeit in contrasting styles as mineral-rich Odisha continues to …
  • Fraudster arrested for promising jobs to aspirants in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation 20 Feb 2020 03:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A man was arrested for cheating two persons with job promises at Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and Capital Hospital here. The accused Sangram Kesari Ray of Jagatsinghpur district had opened a fake account on an …
  • Pani Panchayats in Odisha fail to serve farmers’ purpose 19 Feb 2020 02:36 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Pani Panchayats (PPs) have failed to live up to farmers’ expectations in the district.  Allegations of political interference in awarding of contracts for repair and construction of irrigation tools along with delay …
  • Scam whiff in Odisha's homestead land scheme 'Vasundhara' 19 Feb 2020 02:36 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Massive irregularities have to come to the fore in implementation of Vasundhara scheme, which aims at providing land to homestead-less families, in Balikuda block of the district. Hundreds of poor people have …
  • HSC exam: Student denied admit card for school’s goof-up in Odisha 18 Feb 2020 07:02 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: THE annual High School Certificate (HSC) examination is set to start on Tuesday but Biswajit Das, a Class X student of Brajkishori Satmouzi Nodal High School in Gadbishnupur panchayat under Erasama block, is not sure …
  • Recruitment rally of Army in Odisha's Paradip 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An army recruitment rally will be conducted at Gopabandhu stadium, Paradip from April 5 to 16. Eligible candidates from Cuttack, Mayurbhanj, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur,  Nayagarh, Balasore, Khurda, Jajpur, Puri and …
  • CESU to resume crackdown on defaulters from today 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (Cesu) will resume second phase arrear collection-cum-disconnection drive from February 16 to realise huge arrears pending against different categories of consumers. In second …
  • Health officials search for Odisha man back from China, fears Coronavirus 14 Feb 2020 05:06 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district administration on Thursday pressed a health team into service to locate a man who recently visited Chandpur village in Raghunathpur after returning from China. The move came after novel Coronavirus (nCoV) …
  • Under-construction railway line of Paradip-Haridaspur project caves in 14 Feb 2020 05:06 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA:  A part of the under-construction line of Paradip-Haridaspur rail project caved in near Dumuka village in Marshaghai block on Wednesday night. Though no injuries were reported, houses of three families near the area …
  • All three test negative for coronavirus in Odisha 09 Feb 2020 06:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Even as the State Government has stepped up surveillance at airports and ports for novel coronavirus (nCoV), three suspects, who were undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of SCB Medical College and Hospital at …
  • Haridaspur-Paradip railway line by March 08 Feb 2020 04:58 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: The 82-km railway line from Haridaspur to the port town of  Paradip covering Jajpur, Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur districts, is likely to be completed in March this year. Official sources said the first goods train is …
  • JSW Steel keen on acquiring more iron ore mines in Odisha 07 Feb 2020 04:30 Mumbai: JSW Steel is closely watching all the upcoming iron ore mine auctions, as the company is in the final stages to acquire land in Odisha for a proposed greenfield project, a top executive said. “We remain interested in the upcoming iron ore mining …
  • Odisha reports third coronavirus suspect 06 Feb 2020 04:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Third suspected case of novel coronavirus (nCoV) was reported in the State on Wednesday with an engineer from Jagatsinghpur district admitted in the isolation ward of SCB Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack. Down …
  • JSW wins Gonua, Shyam takes Jilling 06 Feb 2020 04:12 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Auction of mineral blocks in the State saw an aggressive bidding on Wednesday with Sajjan Jindal led JSW Steel emerging the preferred bidder for Gonua iron ore block in Sundargarh district with an offer to pay a premium …
  • No nCoV positive case in Odisha so far, 2 hospitalised 04 Feb 2020 15:10 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government Tuesday said it has identified 14 people who have returned to the state from China and Thailand following outbreak of the killer novel coronavirus (nCoV) but none have tested positive for it. While 13 people returned to the …
  • IMD predicts rain in Odisha in next 24 hours 03 Feb 2020 11:18 Bhubaneswar: The India Metrological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a warning, predicting light to moderate rainfall in several districts of Odisha in next 24 hours. Umashankar Das, Scientist at IMD Bhubaneswar said, “There is a likelihood of light to …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Monkey rushes out of hiding to hug its baby after it was freed from netting by villagers 30 Jan 2020 18:55 Monkey rushes out of hiding to hug its baby after it was freed from netting by villagers Footage of the rescue was recorded by an onlooker in Jagatsinghpur, Odisha Monkey got stuck in a bundle of netting which was used to protect TV antenna Its mother had …
  • 30 ghost beneficiaries withdraw monthly pension in Odisha 22 Jan 2020 05:54 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: At a time when hundreds of elderly, disabled, widows and destitute women are running from pillar to post to get social security benefits, around 30 ghost beneficiaries in Khairang panchayat of Jagatsinghpur block are …
  • CESU Cuttack ties up with Airtel Payments Bank 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Customers of Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar now have the option to pay their electricity bill at Airtel counters. Announcing its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank here on Monday …
  • Odisha expects JSW Steel project to begin soon after successful hearing 19 Jan 2020 10:36 Odisha expects work on the proposed Rs 53,700-crore integrated steel project at Jagatsinghpur in Paradip by Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group to start soon following successful conclusion of a public hearing, a state official said on Sunday. The consent of local …
  • Security Personnel Raped Colleague's 4-Year-Old Daughter In Odisha: Cops 18 Jan 2020 13:52 The accused, a head CISF constable, allegedly lured the girl with chocolate (Representational) Paradip, Odisha: A CISF personnel posted in Odisha's Paradip allegedly raped his colleague's four-year-old daughter after luring her with chocolate to …
  • CISF personnel rapes colleague's 4-year-old daughter in Odisha IOCL township 18 Jan 2020 13:02 By PTI PARADEEP (Odisha): A CISF personnel posted in Odisha's Paradip allegedly raped his colleague's four-year-old daughter after luring her with chocolate to his quarter, police said on Saturday. The accused hails from Tamil Nadu and was posted …
  • Socialising twist to governance at Odisha's IAS officers meet in Konark 15 Jan 2020 07:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The first conference of IAS officers in Naveen Patnaik 5.0 is going to be a different affair. It will blend serious brainstorming on governance with bonding and socialisation. This year’s annual meet aims to break the …
  • CESU announces January 15 deadline for electricity bill defaulters in Odisha 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) on Thursday issued an ultimatum to defaulting consumers asking them to clear their arrears by January 15 to avoid disconnection of power supply. Reminding the December 10 …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha woman held for violating lockdown norms 10 Apr 2020 05:16 Jajpur: A woman working at a private company has been arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a block development officer (BDO) and his colleagues who caught her for violating the lockdown order in Odisha’s Jajpur district, police said. A team led by …
  • Odisha airlifts 4,000 COVID-19 test kits, reagents, VTM from Mumbai 10 Apr 2020 05:15 Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], April 10 (ANI): Odisha Government on Thursday airlifted COVID-19 test kits, for 4,000 tests, reagents and Viral Transport Medium (VTM) kits from Maharashtra's Mumbai, via special air cargo. The state's health …
  • Fight against coronavirus not an IPL match: Odisha government 09 Apr 2020 16:31 After getting off to a good start the Odisha government seems to be struggling for answers over its containment strategies for capital city Bhubaneswar. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said he was prioritising lives over economy and announced an …
  • Covid-19: Jindal Stainless to contribute Rs 5 crore to PM-CARES 09 Apr 2020 12:23 Jindal Stainless has committed Rs 5 crores to Prime Minister's citizen assistance and relief in emergency situations fund (PM-CARES) in the wake of ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The company has also agreed to provide a 125-bed isolation ward at Jindal …
  • 24 test COVID-19 negative in Cuttack 09 Apr 2020 04:17 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The throat swabs collected from 24 persons, who had come in contact with Jajpur’s COVID-19 patient, have tested negative for the infection. “We had collected samples from 24 persons in three villages of Salepur and …
  • Odisha targets 34 more hospitals, to add 5,697 beds 08 Apr 2020 04:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government has decided to set up 34 more COVID-19 hospitals/isolation centers with a combined capacity of 5,697 beds as the State witnessed a sudden spurt in positive cases. At present, seven special COVID-19 …
  • IB office in Bhubaneswar sealed after employee tests COVID-19 positive 07 Apr 2020 10:58 Image Source : PTI IB office in Bhubaneswar sealed after employee tests COVID-19 positive The office of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) in Bhubaneswar has been sealed and all its employees have been put under home quarantine after it was found that one of the …
  • Naveen Patnaik urges Jamaat returnees to get tested for Covid-19 04 Apr 2020 13:16 Chasing the Nizamuddin Markaz trail is proving to be a challenge for the state government which has decided to reach out to religious leaders to get those who attended Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin, New Delhi and their relatives to get tested. In a special …
  • CM Patnaik appeals to Nizamuddin returnees to come forward for coronavirus test 04 Apr 2020 10:31 Image Source : FILE CM Patnaik appeals to Nizamuddin returnees to come forward for coronavirus test A day after Odisha recorded a four-fold jump in COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday appealed to all who attended the Tablighi Jamaat …
  • Odisha sees hike in COVID-19 cases, government requests those linked to Delhi Markaz to come for tests 04 Apr 2020 08:57 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday appealed to people associated with the Tablighi Jamaat religious congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz to come forward and volunteer for tests in the next 24 hours. At least …
  • Odisha CM appeals to Tablighi attendees to come for test 04 Apr 2020 08:16 Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday appealed to all who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin to come forward voluntarily and get the test done for COVID-19. The appeal of the Chief …
  • Tablighi Jamaat returnees in Odisha told to turn up for testing within 24 hours 04 Apr 2020 07:45 Calling upon the Tablighi Jamaat returnees to come forward for testing within 24 hours, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday urged the people not to panic but stay watchful to contain the spread of coronavirus in the State. Data | The …
  • Covid-19 positive count in Odisha shoots to 20 04 Apr 2020 04:02 Odisha, late on Saturday night, announced 15 new Covid-19 positive cases taking its total count of those affected by the virus in the state to 20. Earlier in the day the administration had announced it was essentially shutting down capital city Bhubaneswar …
  • Odisha: 15 COVID-19 positive cases in a day 04 Apr 2020 03:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Intensifying its battle to check community transmission of coronavirus, the State Government on Friday announced extreme measures as a complete shutdown of Twin City Bhubaneswar and Cuttack along with Bhadrak town for …
  • Odisha reports 15 Covid-19 cases, highest in a single day 03 Apr 2020 19:06 Bhubaneswar, April 3 (IANS) The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha has gone up to 20 with 15 new cases getting reported on Friday, the highest in a single day. The capital city of Bhubaneswar alone reported 10 cases on Friday, the Health …
  • Seven Africans quarantined in Odisha after returning from Jamaat event 01 Apr 2020 09:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At least seven foreigners, including six from Sudan, have been kept in isolation in a government quarantine facility in Odisha, official sources said on Wednesday. They had recently returned from New Delhi after …
  • 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 …
  • Traders resist move to regulate commodity prices 01 Apr 2020 03:58 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Trader organisations under the banner of Odisha Byabasayee Mahasangha have resisted the move of the State Government to regulate prices of essential commodities, mostly grocery items, during the lockdown period. The move …
  • Three returning from Nizamuddin quarantined in Odisha 31 Mar 2020 17:11 Bhubaneswar: Odisha has identified three people who had traveled back from Hazrat Nizamuddin, attending the Tablighi Jamaat congregating. One of them from Cuttack and two people from Rourkela have been asked to quarantine themselves, said government …
  • Narrowcasting in rural Odisha to check outbreak 31 Mar 2020 05:42 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In it’s fight against coronavirus outbreak, rural Odisha is waking up to ‘narrowcasting’ by community radios which are playing a crucial role in advocating social distancing, hygiene protocol as well as lockdown. Be it by …
  • Migrants from Jharkhand appeal for help 30 Mar 2020 05:39 By Express News Service ROURKELA/JAJPUR: A group of migrant labourers, stranded at Jharbera in Kuanrmunda block, have appealed the Jharkhand Government to facilitate their return to the State. Around 14 labourers from Sahebganj district of Jharkhand …
  • From China, Odia couple’s e-shop help for Twin City 27 Mar 2020 05:00 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  From far away China, where the coronavirus fight began, an Odia couple is providing doorstep delivery of groceries and vegetables to people in the Twin City and neighbourhood through their Bhubaneswar-based online store. …
  • Coronavirus lockdown: Manufacturing grinds to a halt, companies shut plants 25 Mar 2020 18:11 Manufacturing in key sectors in the country has virtually stopped, with more and more companies announcing that they are shutting down their factories owing to a shortage of labour and raw materials, and a lack of logistical support amid the ongoing …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Four foreign returnees go missing in Odisha 24 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service JAJPUR: The district administration is on its toes to trace as many as four persons, who had returned home from abroad. The four have not registered themselves with the online COVID-19 portal. Sources said while one of them returned …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Orissa High Court to observe lockdown, suspends functioning till March 31 24 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Monday suspended functioning of the court till March 31 in view of the lockdown order of the State Government to combat coronavirus. In an office order the Registrar General said there will be no …
  • Odisha extends lockdown to 14 districts, quarantined homes to be marked with stickers 23 Mar 2020 14:55 The Odisha Government extended its lockdown of districts form five to 14 on Monday. In addition to the five district and eight cities under lockdown for a week, entire districts of Puri, Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore, Sambalpur, …
  • 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 …
  • Coronavirus: Cases In India Rise To 283; Amid Fear, Country To Observe 'Janata Curfew' Tomorrow 22 Mar 2020 21:40 The country will be observing an unprecedented shutdown on Sunday following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for a 'Janata curfew', where people have been urged to voluntarily stay indoors to check the spread of coronavirus while public …
  • Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates: Death Toll In India Reaches 6; Passenger Trains Cancelled Till March 31 22 Mar 2020 21:39 The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect everyday life and cripple economies across the world as it records a total of 12,592 deaths, most in Europe (7,199) and Asia (3,459). With 4,825 deaths, Italy now has a higher toll than even China (3,255) where …
  • COVID-19: Odisha suspends inter-state bus services  22 Mar 2020 17:25 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government announced an indefinite suspension of inter-state bus services as lockdown in five districts and eight towns began on Sunday in view of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said. The state government's chief …
  • India reports another coronavirus death, railways suspend passenger services 22 Mar 2020 10:17 Coronavirus toll put at 5, possibly 6, with deaths reported from Mumbai and Bihar New Delhi: India reported one more coronavirus death on Sunday, taking the death toll to five even as the railways announced suspension of all its passenger services from …
  • Covid-19 live: Janta Curfew on; no passenger trains to run till March 31 22 Mar 2020 08:26 Odisha government has announced lockdown in the state till March 29 (till 9pm). The lockdown has been announced in districts of Khurdha, Cuttak, Ganjam, Kendrapada, Angul, the towns of Puri, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Jajpur town and …
  • Delhi to Chennai, Mumbai to Kolkata: India observes Janata Curfew | Photos 22 Mar 2020 07:37 Image Source : ANI Janata Curfew in Meerut  As the number of cases of coronavirus is rising, the country will be observing an unprecedented shutdown on Sunday following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for a 'Janata curfew', where people …
  • Virus picks up pace in India: Positive cases up to 341, 6 casualties 22 Mar 2020 07:32 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Researchers at IIT have developed a method to detect COVID-19 which can significantly reduce the test cost making it affordable for large sections. The National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune is in the process …
  • Covid-19: PM Modi urges calm as migrants leave cities for home 22 Mar 2020 01:20 Passengers jostle to enter a train to Chhapra in Bihar at Kalyan Railway Station, Thane, on Saturday. (Express Photo by Deepak Joshi) As lockdowns and curbs over coronavirus saw migrants flooding railway stations in big cities to rush back home, Prime …
  • Violate quarantine rule, face action: Odisha government tells foreign returnees amid COVID-19 scare 21 Mar 2020 17:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government has issued strict instructions for people who have returned from foreign countries. They have been directed to remain under strict home quarantine for 14 days. Action as per the provisions in the law …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 'Near total' lockdown in 5 districts, 8 other towns 21 Mar 2020 16:36 File Image A day before the nationwide 'Janata curfew', the Odisha government announced on Saturday a "near total" shutdown in five districts and eight other prominent towns for a week to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus …
  • 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 …
  • Coronavirus: Odisha first state to execute week-long lockdown from Sunday 21 Mar 2020 14:33 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneshwar | Updated: March 21, 2020 6:35:42 pm five districts- including its towns and villages- along with (towns) Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Baleswar, Puri, Rourkela, Bhadrak, Jajpur Town, and Jajpur will be under near total …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha announces a week long lockdown for 40 percent of the state starting tomorrow 21 Mar 2020 11:22 BHUBANESWAR: In a bold move Naveen Patnaik’s government has ordered a week long lockdown of about 40 per cent of the state, including state capital Bhubaneswar, twin city cuttack and important industrial townships. For the next seven days, starting from 22 …
  • IAS officer reports to work day after his father's demise, earns plaudits online 18 Mar 2020 12:09 By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 18, 2020 5:28:16 pm IAS officer Nikunja Dhal is winning hearts online after his selfless act went viral. As the number of coronavirus positive cases rise to 147 in India, a health officer from Odisha is being …
  • Odisha districts set up 24-hour control rooms in wake of coronavirus outbreak 18 Mar 2020 03:18 By Express News Service Control rooms have been opened in several districts to inform, sensitise and guide people on coronavirus. Around-the-clock helpline was opened at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Jharsuguda on Tuesday. The control room …
  • Covid-19 scare: Odisha extends regulation period from March 31 to April 15 17 Mar 2020 11:59 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Tuesday extended the period of all regulations in force over the Covid-19 threat from March 31 to April 15, prompting panic-buying of essential items across the state. Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Naveen …
  • Epidemics that have hit India since 1900 16 Mar 2020 16:39 Among other causes, mass travel has contributed to the rapid and more frequent spread of viruses around the world in an unprecedented way. (AP Photo) Although India may have witnessed widespread illnesses and virus outbreaks in parts of the country, …
  • Coronavirus fallout: At least four districts in Odisha have imposed prohibitory orders to minimise the spread of virus 16 Mar 2020 13:21 At least four districts in Odisha have imposed prohibitory orders to restrict gatherings to less than five people to minimise the spread of the COVID-19. After Ganjam, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Balangir collectors had imposed Sec 144 of the CRPC by Tuesday …
  • Teacher held for raping schoolgirls 09 Mar 2020 06:00 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Teacher of a Government primary school at Jajpur district was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping two students.The teacher of  Karada Nodal Upper Primary School, Mohan Kumar Bhuyan, was arrested based on complaints filed …
  • Odisha CM launches 26 industrial projects 07 Mar 2020 09:51 Bhubaneswar, March 7 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched 26 industrial projects worth Rs 5,567 crore. Patnaik did the ground-breaking for 23 industrial units across various sectors and inaugurated the three others. The projects …
  • Bikers meet watery grave in Odisha 07 Mar 2020 07:51 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Two youths drowned after their motorcycle fell into a deep pit along NH-20 near Kabirpur within Jajpur Sadar police limits on Thursday night. They are Abhijit Upadhyay (22) and Sushil Kumar Ray (25) of Jajpur town. The duo …
  • Pranab Prakash Das appointed BJD's new organisational secretary 05 Mar 2020 18:37 BHUBANESWAR: Jajpur MLA, Pranab Prakash Das was appointed Organisational Secretary of the Biju Janata Dal on Thursday in an affirmation of the former minister’s influence in the party. He had been appointed General Secretary- Organisation with his …
  • Jindal Stainless exits CDR framework, will now focus on cost optimisation 05 Mar 2020 18:05 Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) today announced its successful exit from the Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) framework with effect from March 31, 2019. The Delhi-based company on Wednesday received a letter from the consortium of CDR Lenders to this …
  • Jindal Stainless exits from prolonged CDR framework 05 Mar 2020 15:14 New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The country’s largest stainless steel maker Jindal Stainless Ltd exited from the Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) framework with effect from March 31, 2019. The company on Wednesday received a letter from the consortium of CDR …
  • Three-time lawmaker Pranab Prakash Das appointed second in command of BJD in Odisha 05 Mar 2020 11:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a significant political development, Biju Janta Dal (BJD) supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday appointed Jajpur MLA and former minister Pranab Prakash Das as organisational secretary of the regional …
  • Jindal Stainless to exit CDR framework 05 Mar 2020 11:23 Kolkata: Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) on Thursday announced its successful exit from the Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) framework with effect from March 31, 2019. An official statement issued by JSL said it had received a letter from the consortium …
  • Jindal Stainless Limited successfully exits Corporate Debt Restructuring 05 Mar 2020 09:00 Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL), India's largest stainless steel manufacturer, announced its successful exit from the Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) framework with effect from March 31, 2019. JSL yesterday received a letter from the consortium of …
  • 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 ‘ …
  • 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. …
  • Finding Fani 18 May 2019 20:19 Ramchandra Naik, a labourer, carries his grandson towards a multipurpose cyclone shelter built by the Red Cross at Jagannathpatna village in Brahmagiri block of Puri. Express Photo by Partha Paul.  The trees seem frozen in time. Shorn of leaves, their bare …
  • Centre, Odisha discuss restoration of banking services in Fani-hit districts 16 May 2019 23:02 ATMs will start working after power is restored. (PTI) Senior officials from the Union Finance Ministry and the state finance department on Thursday discussed measures to speedily restore banking services in cyclone-affected districts in Odisha, as well as …
  • GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha 16 May 2019 15:57 Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) The Central government has extended the deadlines for various Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers registered in cyclone-hit Odisha, an official said on Thursday. State Information and Public Relations Secretary …
  • Cyclone Fani: Around 20 lakh trees uprooted in Odisha 13 May 2019 13:56 [India], May 13 (ANI): After cyclone Fani hit Odisha coast, a forest department's report brought to the light that around 20 lakh trees uprooted in the area, including the ecologically sensitive varieties of the trees. "It will take a long time to …
  • April GST return filing deadline extended till 20 June in parts of Odisha 13 May 2019 11:25 The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for taxpayers …
  • "Cyclone-Hit Odisha To Get 1,000 Kilo-Litre Kerosene": Dharmendra Pradhan 13 May 2019 10:39 Government has ensured sufficient supplies of petrol, diesel and LPG to cylone fani-hit Odisha New Delhi: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per request …
  • Deadline for filing April GST sales returns extended by a month for 14 districts in Odisha 13 May 2019 10:09 NEW DELHI: The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for …
  • Pradhan promises supply of 1,000 kilo-litre kerosene to cyclone-hit Odisha 13 May 2019 08:07 [India], May 13 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per a request made by state chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. …
  • Odisha: Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 64 13 May 2019 02:53 [India], May 13 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Khordha (9), …
  • Cyclone Fani aftermath: Eight days on, Odisha grapples with power outage, protests break out in several areas 11 May 2019 11:03 Puri: A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri (PTI Photo) Downed power lines and water scarcity remained elusive in most cyclone-ravaged areas of coastal Odisha for the eighth day in a row despite the government’s …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:48 Cyclone Fani which made landfall in Puri district on May 3 left a trail of destruction in the state. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official …
  • Death-toll due to 'Fani' touches 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:36 [India], May 11 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Cuttack (6), …
  • Cyclone Fani: Officers hold review meeting, provide food in affected areas of Odisha 10 May 2019 21:47 [India], May 11 (ANI): Odisha Information and Public Relations secretary said that the government has provided enough food to the cyclone-affected districts Puri and Khordha. "We have given around 3500 quintals of dry food in Puri and Khordha …
  • Report: 1.5 cr people affected, 5 lakh houses damaged in Odisha cyclone 10 May 2019 15:47 [India], May 10 (ANI): Over 1.5 crore people were affected and more than five lakh houses damaged by the extremely severe Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast in Puri on May 3, according to a report released on Friday. The State Emergency Operation …
  • Oil firms restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-battered regions of Odisha 10 May 2019 13:00 New Delhi, May 10 () Working round-the-clock to restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-hit regions of Odisha, state-owned oil marketing companies have operationalised almost all petrol pumps and LPG distribution centres in the three districts …
  • India: Cyclone “Fani” Joint Rapid Needs Assessment (JRNA) Report 2019 In the aftermath of the Cyclone in Odisha in May 2019 10 May 2019 10:12 Fani intensified into a cyclone on 27th April 2019. On 3rd May, it took the form of a very severe Tropical Cyclone (Category 4), with an estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 175-185 km/h gusting to 210 km/h crossing Odisha coast. While …
  • Cyclone Fani: Food distribution on track in Puri 09 May 2019 18:54 The Odisha government has appeared to have overcome the initial hiccups in delivering food to the cyclone-hit villages and slums in urban areas, especially in Puri district. Five hundred and three kitchens are working full time, and the people are given 50 …
  • Cyclone-Hit Odisha State on Recovery Path, Says India’s Disaster Relief Chief 08 May 2019 14:52 Interviews 17:05 08.05.2019(updated 17:31 08.05.2019) Get short URL India’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) says that it has deployed 44 teams to actively monitor ongoing relief and rehabilitation measures in the country’s eastern state of Odisha …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar 08 May 2019 07:14 Puri, Bhubaneswar: Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar, says officials 07 May 2019 21:54 [India], May 08 (ANI): Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone ‘Fani’: Death toll rises to 37 in Odisha 07 May 2019 20:10 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Updated: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Bhubaneswar: At least 37 people lost their lives and around 1.48 crore people were affected due to cyclone ‘Fani’, the state government …
  • India: World Vision on the ground caring for families in post-Cyclone Fani devastation 07 May 2019 03:23 Thousands of children have survived Cyclone Fani in India and Bangladesh—the worst storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in 20 years—but now they have fresh concerns. “The primary concern of children still living in cyclone shelters is about getting back to …
  • Odisha: 35 dead in cyclone Fani, 1.4 crore affected 06 May 2019 17:28 [India], May 6 (ANI): At least 35 people died and around 1.4 crore people were affected by cyclone Fani, informed State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) on Monday. It also stated that 14 districts of the state, namely Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, …
  • Mamata Refuses Cyclone Fani Review Meeting With PM Modi, Says Officials Busy In Elections 06 May 2019 14:41 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to hold a review meeting on Cyclone Fani with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the PMO sources. The Central government had written to the West Bengal government about a review meeting of state …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll mounts to 16 in Odisha, relief work underway as storm barrels towards Bangladesh 06 May 2019 11:40 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Saturday that he will visit Odisha on May 6. (PTI) Cyclone Fani, which left a trail of destruction in Odisha yesterday, barrelled towards Bangladesh after not causing much havoc in West Bengal on Saturday. Chief …
  • Fani aftermath: Death toll reaches 34, CM Patnaik announces three-pronged plan for affected districts 06 May 2019 11:38 On Twitter CM @Naveen_Odisha also pledged that “loss of crops, animal resources and fisheries will be assessed and compensated for. Tree plantation will be taken up in mission mode after relief and restoration work is completed”. Odisha Chief Minister …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM announces Rs 1000 crore more for relief work; praises Naveen Patnaik 06 May 2019 11:22 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 06, 2019, 1:16 pm IST Updated: May 06, 2019, 1:16 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by …
  • Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakhs to Odisha for relief work 06 May 2019 11:22 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: May 06, 2019, 4:15 pm IST Updated: May 06, 2019, 4:15 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has donated Rs 10 lakhs for restoration and relief work in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM grants Rs 1,000 cr more for relief work; hails CM Patnaik 06 May 2019 11:21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha and announced Rs 1,000 crore more to the state government for conducting relief and restoration work. …
  • Cyclone Fani: Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakhs to Odisha for relief work 06 May 2019 10:37 [India], May 6 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has donated Rs 10 lakhs for restoration and relief work in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. In a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Dalai Lama said, "I appreciate that …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM Modi conducts aerial survey in Odisha 06 May 2019 06:37 [India], May 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. He was received by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief M Naveen Patnaik and Union …
  • India: Situation report regarding CYCLONIC STORM “FANI”as on 03rd May, 2019 up to 1530 Hrs. 05 May 2019 05:45 1. Background i. A Low pressure area was formed over east equatorial Indian Ocean (EIO) and adjoining southeast of Bay of Bengal (BoB) on 25.04.2019 intensifying into a Severe Cyclonic Storm over southeast & adjoining southwest BoB. ii. It intensified …
  • Cyclone Fani to ‘weaken further’ in next 6 hours, lay centred over Bangladesh: IMD 04 May 2019 09:23 Fani weakened into a deep depression and lay centred over Bangladesh (IMD/Twitter) New Delhi: The cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ that wreak havoc in Odisha on Friday and West Bengal on Saturday, has now weakened into a deep depression and lay centred over …
  • Air India announces additional flight for passengers stranded at Bhubaneswar 04 May 2019 08:45 The Air India has announced an additional flight for passengers stranded at Bhubaneswar airport due to cyclone Fani. The flight will leave for Bhubaneswar from Delhi Airport at 3 pm and from Bhubaneswar to Delhi at 5.45 pm. Also, Air India on Saturday …
  • Cyclone Fani weakens, likely to enter Bangladesh around noon 04 May 2019 07:09 A woman carries pitchers next to uprooted trees and a fallen signboard following Cyclone Fani in Khordha district in the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 3, 2019. (REUTERS/R Narendra) Kolkata, May 4 (IANS):  Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms …
  • Cyclone Fani uproots trees, triggers rain in West Bengal 04 May 2019 06:56 [India], May 4 (ANI): Rain lashed Kolkata as cyclone Fani hits West Bengal by crossing Kharagpur earlier on Saturday. Trees were uprooted in towns in coastal West Bengal including Digha, Mandarmani, Tajpur, Sandehskhali and Contai as the storm surge …
  • Cyclone Fani crosses West Bengal, reaches Bangladesh 04 May 2019 05:39 NET Bureau Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, reached Bangladesh on Saturday several hours after it unleashed a trail of massive destruction claiming at least 10 lives in Odisha from where it entered …
  • How do you save 1 million people from a cyclone? 04 May 2019 05:33 By Hari Kumar, Jeffrey Gettleman & Sameer Yasir BHUBANESWAR: Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in …
  • How do you save 1 million people from a cyclone? Ask Odisha 04 May 2019 04:28 Damaged structures and uprooted trees lie along a road in Puri district after Cyclone Fani hit the coastal eastern state of Odisha, India, Friday, May 3, 2019. (AP Photo) By Hari Kumar, Jeffrey Gettleman and Sameer Yasir Flights were canceled. Train …
  • Cyclone Fani batters Odisha, worst blows over 04 May 2019 00:04 In Puri, after Cyclone Fani made landfall Friday. (Express Photo: Partha Paul) With wind storms gusting up to 175 kmph and incessant rains bringing down trees, power and communications lines and thatched houses, cyclone Fani tore through the eastern coast …
  • How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India - The New York Times 03 May 2019 23:22 BHUBANESWAR, India — Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in a low-lying coastal area in mud-and-stick …
  • How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India 03 May 2019 22:03 BHUBANESWAR, India — Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in a low-lying coastal area in mud-and-stick …
  • Major cyclone kills three in India, Bangladesh 03 May 2019 18:50 A woman carries pitchers next to uprooted trees and a fallen signboard following Cyclone Fani in Khordha district in the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 3, 2019. — Reuters picPURI (India), May 3 — At least three people died today as Cyclone Fani, the …
  • Cyclone Fani: Naval Dornier Aircraft conducts aerial survey in Odisha 03 May 2019 16:55 [India], May 3 (ANI): To assess the impact of cyclone Fani in Odisha, an aerial survey was conducted by the Naval Dornier Aircraft. The aerial survey observed extensive devastation to vegetation in many places around Puri, read a statement. "A large …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha, leaves 3 dead and over 160 injured 03 May 2019 15:31 [India], May 3 (ANI): Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching speed of 200 kmph, and left three persons dead besides over 160 injured, a trail of destruction that included damaged houses, uprooted trees …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha, leaves 3 dead besides over 160 injured 03 May 2019 15:31 Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching the speed of 200 kmph, and left three persons dead besides over 160 injured, a trail of destruction that included damaged houses, uprooted trees and …
  • UPDATE 5-Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order 03 May 2019 14:30 BHUBANESWAR, India/ DHAKA (Reuters) - A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters. Trees were uprooted, power and telecom …
  • Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order 03 May 2019 14:05 BHUBANESWAR, India/ DHAKA (Reuters) - A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters. Trees were uprooted, power and telecom …
  • Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha, causes extensive damage 03 May 2019 13:46 [India], May 3 (ANI): Heavy rains along with a wind speed of 175 kmph battered Odisha as powerful cyclone Fani made landfall close to the temple town of Puri on Friday morning, leaving a trail of destruction in the state.The impact of the "extremely …
  • Fani: Trees uprooted, houses destroyed in Odisha 03 May 2019 08:22 Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani made landfall at around 8 am on Friday morning. The Odisha government on Thursday evacuated over 11 lakh people from low-lying areas. The storm is now likely to move towards the West Bengal coast …
  • Cyclone Fani causes extensive damage to power infra, standing trees 03 May 2019 07:35 The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani hit Odisha coast near Puri on Friday morning, causing extensive damage to power infrastructure, thatched houses and standing trees. One person died in Kendrapara district while several others were injured in five …
  • Cyclone Fani Set To Hit Odisha Soon, Over A Million Evacuated: 10 Points 03 May 2019 02:40 Cyclone Fani: The Navy, Air Force and the NDRF and the Coast Guard are on standby. (Reuters) New Delhi:  Over a million people have been evacuated to temporary shelters in Odisha as Cyclone Fani - billed as the most severe cyclonic storm since the super …
  • Cyclone Fani set to make landfall near Puri around 9:30 am Friday, here are 10 points to know 02 May 2019 20:47 By Online Desk The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani is expected to make its landfall on Friday morning around 9.30 am close to Odisha's Puri, much before the earlier forecast of 3 pm. These districts--Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, …
  • Cyclone Fani: 8 lakh to be evacuated in Odisha (2nd Lead) 01 May 2019 16:42 Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that about eight lakh people would be evacuated in view of “extremely severe” cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the coast in Puri on May 3 afternoon. Chairing a high …
  • Ex-IAS officer takes on former IPS officer in battle for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat 21 Apr 2019 12:11 By IANS BHUBANESWAR: It's a fight between a former IAS official and an ex-IPS officer in the prestigious Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha. For the first time, Bhubaneswar, which goes to the polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on …
  • Ex-IAS takes on former IPS in battle for Bhubaneswar 21 Apr 2019 11:19 Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) It’s a fight between a former IAS official and an ex-IPS officer in the prestigious Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha. For the first time, Bhubaneswar, which goes to the polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha …
  • BJP will respond to Manguli Jena’s murder not by a bullet but by ballot: Dharmendra Pradhan 15 Apr 2019 13:19 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Apr 15, 2019, 2:07 pm IST Updated: Apr 15, 2019, 2:07 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday accused Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of shedding crocodile tears over the …
  • Odisha: Pradhan accuses CM of shedding crocodile tears on BJP worker's killing 15 Apr 2019 12:44 [India], Apr 15 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday accused Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of "shedding crocodile tears" on the murder of BJP worker in Khordha district yesterday, and appealed to people to respond to the …
  • BJP leader killed in Odisha, shutdown called 15 Apr 2019 11:07 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Apr 15, 2019, 1:30 pm IST Updated: Apr 15, 2019, 1:30 pm IST Bhubaneswar: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Odisha’s Khordha town, police said on Monday. Party …
  • BJP leader shot dead in Odisha 15 Apr 2019 06:32 Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified men in Odisha’s Khordha town late on Sunday, police said on Monday. Khordha Mandal President Manguli Jena was shot at near Khurda BJP MLA candidate Kalucharan …
  • 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)
  • Guwahati: IIM Shillong offers 116 rooms as Corona Care Centre to the Meghalaya government 01 Apr 2020 15:07 Guwahati: In a statement the B school stated, “While everyone in the Country and across world is fighting against the COVID19, Government Meghalaya is also prepared to fight this ongoing pandemic and made one of its Corona Care Centre at IIM Shillong …
  • 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 …
  • Collectors on heatwave alert 30 Mar 2020 03:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Already battling a pandemic, the rising heat in the State has brought additional responsibility for the Government officers. After several districts recorded a rise in day temperature, Odisha State Disaster Management …
  • Odisha rainfall forecast till March 24 21 Mar 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department has forecast light to moderate rainfall and thundershower activity in parts of Odisha till March 24. The Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar experienced rainfall on Thursday evening, …
  • Covid-19 Live: Soldier tests positive, 1st in Army 18 Mar 2020 07:33 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates An Army officer attached to the College of Military Engineering in Pune has been asked to self-quarantine after he showed symptoms of flu, sources said on Wednesday. The wife of another officer at the institute …
  • Coronavirus news: Sec 144 imposed in Odisha’s five districts due to COVID-19 18 Mar 2020 07:04 Mar 18, 2020, 08:55AM ISTSource: ANISection 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) has been imposed in Gajapati, Jagatsinghpur, Kandhamal, Bhadrak, and Mayurbhanj districts in view of COVID-19 in Odisha.The state reported its first case on Sunday, a …
  • 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 …
  • BJD candidates file nominations for 4 RS seats in Odisha 11 Mar 2020 09:56 Bhubaneswar: Four BJD candidates on Wednesday filed their nomination papers for the March 26 Rajya Sabha elections in Odisha. Subhas Singh, Munna Khan, Sujit Kumar and Mamata Mahanta submitted their nomination papers to the returning officer in the …
  • Women's day: Exclusive department for SHGs on cards, says Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik 08 Mar 2020 14:15 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the occasion of International Women's Day on Sunday said that a separate department would be formed for self-help groups (SHGs) for the development and empowerment of women. Affirming his …
  • Naveen names BJD candidates for all four Rajya Sabha seats in Odisha, no pact with BJP 07 Mar 2020 13:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Ending all speculation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced candidates for all the four vacancies for the Rajya Sabha polls in Odisha, scheduled on March 26. The BJD candidates are Subash Singh, …
  • BJD announces four names for Rajya Sabha 07 Mar 2020 09:31 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneshwar | Published: March 7, 2020 2:28:02 pm Odisha Chief Minister and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik. (File Photo) The BJD announced four nominees for the Rajya Sabha elections, bypassing prominent names that were expected to …
  • Special Development Councils' Cup final in Cuttack  04 Mar 2020 06:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The final match of ‘SDC Cup 2020’, a football championship organised by Special Development Councils (SDCs) will be played at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on March 5. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will attend as chief …
  • 15 irrigation projects face cost overrun in Bhubaneswar 02 Mar 2020 15:22 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Tardy implementation of irrigation projects under different schemes and programmes has led to 10 to 16 fold jump in the cost depriving farmers of irrigation benefits. As many as 15 of the 19 major and medium irrigation …
  • A dance festival that brought together diverse dance forms 01 Mar 2020 23:19 From Mumbai, the renowned Kathak exponent Rajashree Shirke and her troupe were invited. With the backdrop of the Shanti Stupa pagoda, the Dhauli Kaling Dance Festival has become a destination for tourists to visit Bhubaneswar. The added advantage is a …
  • Double jumbo trouble for villagers in Odisha 29 Feb 2020 05:04 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Elephant fear has doubled for residents of villages near Raibania reserve forest within Jaleswar and Rashgobindpur ranges as the herd of 18 jumbos from Jharkhand, which has been wreaking havoc in the area since the last …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s bank revival promise unfulfilled 27 Feb 2020 06:26 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Despite Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s assurances to the people on revival of Baripada Urban Cooperative Bank (BUCB), the State Government has failed to take any step for restoration of the bank’s licence. The bank’s …
  • Rain disrupts normal life in Odisha 25 Feb 2020 15:02 Image Source : PTI Rain disrupts normal life in Odisha Unseasonal rain, coupled with squally winds, threw life out of gear in parts of Odisha,uprooting trees and causing massive traffic snarls during the morning rush hour. Several areas reeled under power …
  • Forest Guard Arrested For Beating Up Pregnant Woman In Odisha: Police 22 Feb 2020 21:40 The accused has been suspended and is under police custody, the cops said. (Representational) Mayurbhanj: A pregnant woman was allegedly forced to do around 20 sit-ups and was then beaten up by a forest guard in Mayurbhanj, Odisha, on Saturday on suspicion …
  • Rain spell for four days in Odisha from February 23 22 Feb 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Almost entire Odisha, except southern parts, will experience rainfall under the influence of strong western disturbance for four days from Sunday. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), light to moderate …
  • Old hands back as BJD heads in 14 districts of Odisha 22 Feb 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: While several old hands have been elected as presidents of organisational districts of BJD, more than half of them are new faces. The ruling BJD on Friday announced presidents of 33 organisational districts, election …
  • 246 elephants died in Odisha in 3 years: Minister 18 Feb 2020 10:50 Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) As many as 246 elephants died in Odisha due to various reasons in the last three years, the Odisha government informed the Assembly on Tuesday. In a written reply, Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said that …
  • 40-year-old man beats mother-in-law to death in Cuttack 17 Feb 2020 03:40 By Express News Service CUTTACK: A 40-year-old man allegedly beat his mother-in-law to death with a cricket stump over a trivial issue at Gurkha Colony near OMP Square under Cuttack Government Railway Police (GRP) limits on Sunday. The deceased identified …
  • Beggars number decreases, Cuttack at top with 1,060  16 Feb 2020 07:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The number of beggars in the State has decreased from 6390 to 5950.  In a written reply to a question from Souvik Biswal (BJD), Minister of State for Social Security and Empowerment Ashok Panda said 5,950 beggars have …
  • Recruitment rally of Army in Odisha's Paradip 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An army recruitment rally will be conducted at Gopabandhu stadium, Paradip from April 5 to 16. Eligible candidates from Cuttack, Mayurbhanj, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur,  Nayagarh, Balasore, Khurda, Jajpur, Puri and …
  • Odisha has 5,950 beggars: Minister 15 Feb 2020 13:16 Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) A total of 5,950 beggars have been identified in Odisha, informed Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) Minister Ashok Chandra Panda on Saturday. Replying to a written question of Biju Janata …
  • Bhubaneswar's virtual police station receives 10 theft cases 13 Feb 2020 03:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The virtual police station set up at the State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB) here has registered 10 cases of motor vehicle thefts since its launching on January 28. Saubhagya Ranjan Biswal, a resident of Kendrapara, had …
  • Relive the era gone by in these heritage properties 10 Feb 2020 22:53 New Delhi: Take a break from a cliche getaways to mountains, beach and farmhouse retreats. Relive the past, the lost traditions of colonial era, ancient architectural designs, princely state and India's traditional cuisine. Rare India curates a list of …
  • 2 youths flee after swapping spouses 09 Feb 2020 13:10 Bhubaneswar: In a bizarre incident, two youths fled with each other’s spouses after falling in love. The incident was reported from Odisha’s Balasore district on Saturday. The two youths along with their wives were working at a brick kiln as labourers in …
  • Cop suspended after video of him misbehaving with public in inebriated condition goes viral 06 Feb 2020 18:47 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A Sub-Inspector (SI) posted in Betnoti police station was placed under suspension on Thursday after a video of him misbehaving with the public in an inebriated condition went viral on social media. The suspended cop was …
  • Twin city experiences rainfall 06 Feb 2020 04:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:   The Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar received 14.2 mm and 2.2 mm rainfall respectively between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Wednesday. Similarly, Daringbadi recorded 10 mm rainfall followed by Nayagarh 7.2 mm, Chandbali …
  • Serajuddin retains Balda mine block, offers record premium 05 Feb 2020 07:22 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As the auction of merchant mines whose lease period is expiring on March 31 is underway, Serajuddin and Company retained Balda iron ore block in the bidding that went past midnight on Monday. The company which has been …
  • Odisha DGP lens on ‘Mo Sarkar’ and 5T in Eastern Range 05 Feb 2020 05:31 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Tuesday attended a review meeting on implementation of ‘Mo Sarkar’ and 5T initiative for better policing in the Eastern Range (ER). The meeting was  held at the conference hall of …
  • First female auto-rickshaw driver of Balasore town shatters stereotypes 04 Feb 2020 08:10 By Express News Service BALASORE: The first female auto-rickshaw driver of Balasore town, Madhumita Bindhani, has emerged as an inspiration for women, deserted by their husbands. The 29-year-old, a resident of Gandhali village in Badasahi block in …
  • IMD predicts rain in Odisha in next 24 hours 03 Feb 2020 11:18 Bhubaneswar: The India Metrological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a warning, predicting light to moderate rainfall in several districts of Odisha in next 24 hours. Umashankar Das, Scientist at IMD Bhubaneswar said, “There is a likelihood of light to …
  • Phase 3 polls for BJD district chiefs begin 31 Jan 2020 05:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The third and most crucial phase of organisational elections of the ruling BJD to elect district committee members and presidents will start from Friday after completion of the lengthy process of polls at block and …
  • Subway to replace rail crossings under South Eastern Railway in Odisha 19 Jan 2020 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Subways will soon replace level crossings that fall under the jurisdiction of South Eastern Railway (SER) in the State. The State Government has directed Collectors of three districts to expedite the process for …
  • Odisha Police win friends, trust with a skateboard 18 Jan 2020 18:10 A skating rink in Odisha’s backward and remote Nuapada district, which lacks even a decent community park, appears incongruous — a facility out of sync with its bucolic setting. But for the State police, the modern recreational facility set up on the …
  • Socialising twist to governance at Odisha's IAS officers meet in Konark 15 Jan 2020 07:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The first conference of IAS officers in Naveen Patnaik 5.0 is going to be a different affair. It will blend serious brainstorming on governance with bonding and socialisation. This year’s annual meet aims to break the …
  • Blanket of frost covers Similipal National Park in Odisha 14 Jan 2020 09:59 Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A blanket of frost has covered Similipal National Park owing to the drop in temperature at the Mayurbhanj district. “We have been experiencing a relatively very low temperature in Similipal National Park as a result of this widespread …
  • Night temperature in Odisha to rise from today 14 Jan 2020 06:22 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Night temperature in Odisha, which is under the grip of coldwave for last two days, will start increasing from Tuesday. IMD officials said minimum temperature will increase by 2 to 4 degree Celsius in next 24 hours and …
  • Cop emerges as ‘serang’ for street birds 13 Jan 2020 03:00 13 Jan 2020, 06:00AM ISTSource: ANIWhen we hear the word ‘policeman’, we have an opinion about them that they are strict men, but a traffic cop in Odisha’s Baripada is debunking this thinking. Traffic cop Suraj Kumar Raj feeds the street birds in different …
  • What’s cooking this Sankranti? 11 Jan 2020 08:14 Uttarayan in Gujarat, Lohri and Maghi in Punjab, and Pana Sankranti in Odisha are essentially celebrations for the same reason, but each is a different kaleidoscope of rituals, traditions and food. When it comes to food, ingredients like sesame seeds aka …
  • Demand to bring back trained jumbos 11 Jan 2020 02:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Mayurbhanj BJP and socio-cultural organisation Bhanja Sena have demanded immediate shifting of two trained elephants to their original habitat in the district. The two elephants, Mahendra and Rajkumar, were taken from …
  • Alert farmers, protect paddy: Collectors in Odisha informed 09 Jan 2020 08:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast rainfall in several parts of Odisha this week, the State Government on Wednesday asked the Collectors to alert farmers and take necessary measures at mandis …
  • Bandh brings normal life to a grinding halt in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The nationwide bandh called by 10 central trade unions against the ‘anti-people’ policies of Centre and other issues evoked mixed response from people throughout the State on Wednesday.  Roads wore a deserted look and …
  • Adani-KISS Residential School brings cost free, quality education to tribal children 08 Jan 2020 17:12 Shri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, inaugurated the Adani-KISS Residential School at Bankishole, Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Odisha on 8th January 2020. On this occasion Shri Sudam Marandi, Minister, Revenue and Disaster Management, Govt. of Odisha; …
  • Pugmarks spotted in Bankura, Jhargram, search on for ‘tigress’ 08 Jan 2020 02:13 Forest officials inspect the pugmarks in Bankura on Monday. (Express photo) Pugmarks, suspected to be of a tigeress and her cub, were spotted in the forested regions of Jhargram and Bankura districts in the last two days, leading to panic in the area and …
  • 13 degree colleges in Odisha served show-cause notice for poor enrollment 07 Jan 2020 14:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Government on Tuesday issued show-cause notice to 13 degree colleges over poor enrollment. Higher Education department secretary Saswat Mishra who issued the show-cause notice to the colleges said as per the …
  • Five-year-old sprinter from Bhubaneswar steals show at 14-km marathon   04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service PARADIP: Five-year-old Buddhaditya Mohanty from Bhubaneswar may remind one of Budhia Singh, acclaimed as the youngest marathon runner, as he participated in the 17th Paradip Marathon, 2020 here on Friday. The 14-km marathon was …
  • Rains add chill to cold wave in Odisha 04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The unseasonal rain on Friday led to chilly weather almost across Odisha. Between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Friday, Balasore recorded 18 mm rainfall, followed by Talcher 15 mm, Keonjhar 14 mm and Angul 11 mm. The Twin City …
  • IMD predicts rain in Bhubaneswar, SRC alerts farmers 01 Jan 2020 06:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With IMD predicting moderate rainfall in parts of Odisha from January 1 to 4, the State Government on Tuesday asked district administrations to take measures to prevent damage to paddy at procurement centres (mandis). …
  • Focus on BJD district president posts 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the organisational polls of the BJD have started from Friday, all eyes are now on the post of district presidents and State office bearers which will be announced during next two months in the course of the elections …
  • 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 …
  • Collectors on heatwave alert 30 Mar 2020 03:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Already battling a pandemic, the rising heat in the State has brought additional responsibility for the Government officers. After several districts recorded a rise in day temperature, Odisha State Disaster Management …
  • Odisha extends lockdown to 14 districts, quarantined homes to be marked with stickers 23 Mar 2020 14:55 The Odisha Government extended its lockdown of districts form five to 14 on Monday. In addition to the five district and eight cities under lockdown for a week, entire districts of Puri, Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore, Sambalpur, …
  • Odisha government assures smooth supply of essential goods amid COVID-19 scare 23 Mar 2020 06:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government constituted a State-level monitoring committee on goods and services to ensure normal supply of essential commodities from other states during the week-long lockdown. The need for a monitoring …
  • Odisha rainfall forecast till March 24 21 Mar 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department has forecast light to moderate rainfall and thundershower activity in parts of Odisha till March 24. The Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar experienced rainfall on Thursday evening, …
  • Notice to 50 residential colleges in Bhubaneswar 05 Mar 2020 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 50 private residential degree colleges under Bhubaneswar jurisdiction of Regional Directorate of Education have countered trouble by allegedly collecting capitation fee from students.  Officials of Higher …
  • Odisha govt clears 3 investment proposals of Rs 6,923.26 cr 29 Feb 2020 13:48 Bhubaneswar, Feb 29 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday approved three investment proposals worth Rs 6,923.26 crore with an employment potential of 4,638 persons. The 22nd High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) meeting held under the chairmanship of …
  • Women are Devis and not abala, says writer Pratibha Ray at TNIE Devi Awards 24 Feb 2020 10:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Do not refer to women as the weaker sex'. That’s what the legendary writer Pratibha Ray, urged the society after receiving the prestigious Devi Awards, instituted by The New Indian Express Group (TNIE), at a gala …
  • Rain spell for four days in Odisha from February 23 22 Feb 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Almost entire Odisha, except southern parts, will experience rainfall under the influence of strong western disturbance for four days from Sunday. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), light to moderate …
  • Old hands back as BJD heads in 14 districts of Odisha 22 Feb 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: While several old hands have been elected as presidents of organisational districts of BJD, more than half of them are new faces. The ruling BJD on Friday announced presidents of 33 organisational districts, election …
  • Odisha government warns Principals of 195-degree colleges of strict action if data not updated on PIMS 22 Feb 2020 02:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The state government has warned principals of 195-degree colleges of disciplinary action for failing to upload information regarding their existing teaching and non-teaching staff on the Personnel Information Management …
  • Badmul eco-tourism project second most visited destination after Similipal 21 Feb 2020 04:15 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The eco-tourism project in Satkosia Tiger Reserve has become a centre of attraction for the nature lovers, birders, photographers and conservationists.  The Satkosia Sands Resort at Badmul that recorded visitors’ …
  • Recruitment rally of Army in Odisha's Paradip 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An army recruitment rally will be conducted at Gopabandhu stadium, Paradip from April 5 to 16. Eligible candidates from Cuttack, Mayurbhanj, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur,  Nayagarh, Balasore, Khurda, Jajpur, Puri and …
  • CESU to resume crackdown on defaulters from today 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (Cesu) will resume second phase arrear collection-cum-disconnection drive from February 16 to realise huge arrears pending against different categories of consumers. In second …
  • Twin city experiences rainfall 06 Feb 2020 04:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:   The Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar received 14.2 mm and 2.2 mm rainfall respectively between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Wednesday. Similarly, Daringbadi recorded 10 mm rainfall followed by Nayagarh 7.2 mm, Chandbali …
  • Padma Shri For Father-Daughter Who Transformed Wasteland Into A Forest 05 Feb 2020 13:33 Radha Mohan and Sabarmatee have been conferred with the Padma Shri. Radha Mohan and Sabarmatee, a father-daughter duo from Odisha, have been conferred with India's fourth highest civilian honour - the Padma Shri - for their work in agriculture. The …
  • Farmers protest in Bhubaneswar seeking revival of sugar mill 04 Feb 2020 08:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Hundreds of farmers and workers under the aegis of Nayagarh Sugar Mill Kriyanusthan Committee staged a protest here on Monday seeking immediate intervention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for reopening of Nayagarh …
  • CESU Cuttack ties up with Airtel Payments Bank 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Customers of Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar now have the option to pay their electricity bill at Airtel counters. Announcing its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank here on Monday …
  • Goat lifter gang busted, six held in Odisha's Khurda district 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Ganjam police on Tuesday busted a gang of goat lifters and arrested six of its members from Khurda district. As many as 70 goats, 80 sheep, two SUVs, three motorcycles, five mobile phones and two swords were seized from …
  • 7,000 unemployed Odisha youths get placement in job fair 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In spite of the present employment crisis across the country, 7000 rural youths of Kandhamal Parliamentary Constituency got placements in 71 companies during a two-day mega job fair held at Phulbani and Boudh. The job …
  • CESU announces January 15 deadline for electricity bill defaulters in Odisha 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) on Thursday issued an ultimatum to defaulting consumers asking them to clear their arrears by January 15 to avoid disconnection of power supply. Reminding the December 10 …
  • Bandh brings normal life to a grinding halt in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The nationwide bandh called by 10 central trade unions against the ‘anti-people’ policies of Centre and other issues evoked mixed response from people throughout the State on Wednesday.  Roads wore a deserted look and …
  • Normal life affected in Odisha due to nationwide strike 08 Jan 2020 06:01 Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) Normal life has been affected across Odisha as 10 central trade unions supported by different political parties observed nationwide strike on Wednesday. The trade unions resorted to shutdown on 14-point charter of demands …
  • Maoists gun down tribal man in Odisha 04 Jan 2020 02:48 By Express News Service PHULBANI: Maoists on Thursday night shot dead a tribal on suspicion of him being a police informer at Burdamaha village of Latingia panchayat under K Nuagaon in Kandhamal district. He was identified as Ranjan Digal of Mardudi …
  • Closer look at crimes and punishments in Odisha in 2019 31 Dec 2019 04:24 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a fallout of enmity between two families, three members of a family were hacked to death by the rivals at a busy market place in Puri. Members of the two groups are part of an extended family and were at loggerheads …
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in all districts of Odisha 30 Dec 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Worried over declining child sex ratio and rising crimes against women, State Government has decided to implement the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme of the Centre in all 30 districts. Launched in 2015, the scheme …
  • Odisha in grip of cold wave, Sonepur records 4 degrees Celsius 28 Dec 2019 13:22 Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Odisha on Saturday, with Sonepur town recording the season's lowest temperature in the state at four degrees Celsius, the MeT department said. The IMD has forecast that similar conditions …
  • New norms in Odisha to boost organic farming 28 Dec 2019 04:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government has planned to introduce a set of new operational guidelines for organic farming in order to prevent use of synthetically compounded fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators and genetically modified …
  • Youth held for rape 27 Dec 2019 03:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Police on Thursday arrested a youth for allegedly attempting to rape a 10-year-old girl at a slum in Palaspalli area here.The accused, Saudagar Das, and the victim were staying in the same area. On Wednesday evening, …
  • Union Minister urges State to hand over land for Rail project 27 Dec 2019 03:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday urged Odisha Government to provide land and necessary clearance for Khurda Road-Balangir railway line which is a dream project for the people of the Western region. …
  • Nayagarh-Mahipur on railway map 25 Dec 2019 07:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Train services on the long awaited Nayagarh Town-Mahipur railway section of Khurda Road-Balangir project will start from December 26. Inspection for the newly-laid 12 km broad gauge line was completed in July.Union …
  • Cold wave to prevail in 7 districts of Odisha 21 Dec 2019 00:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The temperature is likely to fall by two to four degree Celsius in several parts of Odisha in the next three days, stated a release by India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday Cold wave condition is expected to …
  • Doctor, medicine shop owner in clinic at Odisha's Khurda 16 Dec 2019 06:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A pediatrician and a medicine shop owner were shot by an unidentified man on Khurda-Nayagarh road on Sunday evening sparking shockwave in Khurda. The pediatrician, Manas Ranjan Das is a retired Government doctor and …
  • Odisha to open 45 fast track courts 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to ensure speedy disposal of sexual crimes against women and children, Odisha Government on Tuesday decided to set up 45 fast track courts in the State. The move comes after Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi …
  • CESU warns: Pay dues or go without power 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) has asked defaulting consumers to pay their outstanding electricity bill by January 15 or face disconnection. “The power distribution utility will intensify its drive to …
  • Women SHG participation in power distribution will boost their economy says, OERC Chairperson UN Behra 09 Dec 2019 04:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chairperson of Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) U N Behera said community participation through women self-help groups (WSHGs) in power distribution will not only streamline revenue collection but also …
  • Focus on door-to-door garbage collection in Odisha 30 Nov 2019 06:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Solid waste management in urban local bodies (ULBs) of the State has made considerable progress as 24 out of the 30 major ULBs has achieved 100 per cent success in door-to-door collection of household waste. Chief …
  • 43 died in police custody in 10 years: Odisha government 26 Nov 2019 04:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government on Monday said at least 43 people have died in police custody and 165 persons killed in the exchange of fire with security personnel in the State during the last 10 years. In a written reply to a …
  • 43 died in police custody, 165 killed in encounter in last 10 years in Odisha 25 Nov 2019 18:08 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Monday said at least 43 people have died in police custody and 165 persons killed in the exchange of fire with security personnel in the state in the last 10 years, Minister of State for Home, D S Mishra said this …
  • Staff salary blocked in Odisha for not submitting attendance information 24 Nov 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Defying Government order has cost 61-aided Higher Secondary Schools in the State dearer. October salaries of the employees of the schools have been blocked for not submitting biometric attendance sheet of teaching and …
  • Nine-day Baliyatra festival in Cuttack ends on a high note 21 Nov 2019 01:46 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The historic Baliyatra festival, which concluded here on Wednesday, registered a record business in 9 days. Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society (ORMAS), which had come up with total 410 stalls, including 27 food …
  • Odisha: 488 schools shut down in 2019-20 academic session 20 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Efforts of the Government to motivate children to continue school education by introducing several schemes seem to have failed to achieve the desired result. Poor enrolment has forced the Government to shut down 1,772 …
  • Phone explosion kills labourer in India 15 Nov 2019 03:58 Phone explosion kills labourer in India ODISHA: A 22-year-old man in Indian state Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district succumbed to his injuries caused due to the explosion of his phone and lost his life. Police investigations have concluded that the man was …
  • FEDCO ties up with Australian 'Village Energy' 14 Nov 2019 15:55 Kolkata: FEDCO, an Odisha-based electric utility company signed a memorandum of understanding with Australia-based 'Village Energy' for installing smart meters and demand-side management (DSM) measures in its areas of operation. Under the …
  • Over-charging phone may have killed 22-year-old in Odisha 14 Nov 2019 04:31 Further specific details of the make, model and exact cause of the explosion of the phone have not been revealed yet A 22-year-old man in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district succumbed to his injuries caused due to the explosion of his phone and lost his life. …
  • Odisha Man Dies In Sleep After His Mobile Phone Explodes While On Charge 11 Nov 2019 13:55 Paradip: A 22-year-old man in Paradip died after his mobile phone, which was being charged, exploded while he was sleeping, police said. The incident took place late on Sunday night when the man, identified as Kuna Pradhan, who worked as a mason, was …
  • Man dies in mobile phone blast in Odisha 11 Nov 2019 12:18 Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) A 22-year-old man died after his mobile phone exploded while charging in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, said police on Monday. The mobile phone exploded, which was being charged, while the youth was sleeping in a room in …
  • Man dies after mobile phone explodes in Odisha 11 Nov 2019 12:03 NET Bureau A 22-year-old man died after his mobile phone, which was being charged, exploded while he was sleeping in a room in the port town of Paradip, police said. The incident took place late on Sunday night when the deceased, identified as Kuna Pradhan …
  • Cyclone 'Bulbul' may intensify, likely to move towards Bengal 07 Nov 2019 08:58 As a precautionary measure, the Odisha govt has asked all district administrations to closely watch the development of the cyclonic system. Bhubaneswar: A cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over …
  • Storm likely to swerve away from Odisha 07 Nov 2019 04:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The deep depression over Bay of Bengal is set to concentrate into a cyclonic storm but likely to move away from Odisha, Met office said here on Wednesday even as the exact course of the system would be clear in the next …
  • Odisha may escape cyclonic storm, widespread rainfall expected 06 Nov 2019 19:46 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is set to intensify into a cyclonic storm by Thursday, but it is likely to skip Odisha and move towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts, a senior IMD official said. The Odisha government has …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses six government officers, withholds pension benefits of five others for corruption 04 Nov 2019 12:46 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dismissed six government officers from service and withheld pension benefits of five others for being involved in corruption, officials said. The action by Patnaik is part of the state …
  • Projects galore, execution doubtful in Odisha 03 Nov 2019 04:46 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Mo Sarkar charter implemented by Odisha government under its 5T Initiative from October 2 has, no doubt, brought to focus the need to streamline functioning of police stations and hospitals and it has helped services …
  • Odisha’s first eco-village comes up at Nayagarh’s Muduligadia 03 Nov 2019 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Muduligadia, a nondescript village in Nayagarh district, has earned the distinction of the first eco-village of the state. Located on the bank of Mahanadi river adjoining Satkosia gorge, villagers here have set an …
  • Locals participate to create Odisha's first eco village on Mahanadi banks 02 Nov 2019 16:10 Muduligadia, a hitherto unknown village in Odisha’s Nayagarh district, has acquired a badge of honour. The village now has the label of being the state’s first eco village developed on the banks of Mahanadi river along the Satkosia gorge. The concept of …
  • Minor girl loses eyesight, rights panel seeks report  31 Oct 2019 03:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the Chief District Medical and Public Health Officer (CDM&PHO) of Nayagarh after a minor girl lost one of her eyes allegedly due to incorrect …
  • 3 killed, 2 hurt in mishaps 29 Oct 2019 11:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Three persons were killed and two injured in separate road accidents in the city in the last 24 hours. On Monday, two persons died after being hit by an unidentified vehicle on the flyover near Vani Vihar. The deceased …
  • With Bijepur seat, Naveen’s winning spree continues 26 Oct 2019 10:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Besides setting the record for the highest margin in the Assembly election, the by-poll to Bijepur has reinforced Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik’s image of invincibility in poll arena of Odisha.Naveen …
  • Odisha gears to for action plan to end child marriage within a decade 19 Oct 2019 12:28 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government is all set to introduce a five-year strategic action plan to end child marriage in the State in next 10 years. The Strategic Action Plan (SAP) 2019-24 aims at strengthening monitoring mechanism to …
  • CM’s b’day gift : Medical College at Phulbani 17 Oct 2019 04:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday, when he turned 74, announced expansion of the district headquarters hospital at Phulbani in Kandhamal district to a medical college and hospital. This would be the first …
  • Odisha CM announces new medical college in Phulbani 16 Oct 2019 15:08 Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced the setting up of a medical college and hospital in Phulbani in the state’s Kandhamal district. “I am happy to announce that a government medical college and hospital …
  • Railways launch 9 new trains connecting small towns to major cities 15 Oct 2019 14:22 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine trains connecting small towns to major cities and said one of those, the Vadnagar-Mehsana train, was the railways' gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sold tea at the Vadnagar station …
  • Piyush Goyal flags off nine Sewa Service trains 15 Oct 2019 12:12 New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to achieve last-mile connectivity for people travelling between small towns and major cities, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine ‘Sewa Service’ trains saying the national transporter is taking …
  • To provide last-mile connectivity, railways to launch 10 'Sewa Service' trains on Tuesday 14 Oct 2019 15:10 New Delhi: In a bid to improve last- mile connectivity for those travelling from small towns and villages to major cities, the railways will launch 10 "Sewa Service" trains on Tuesday. Of these, daily trains will be introduced between Delhi and …
  • Cattle rescued near Seragada toll gate in Balasore 13 Oct 2019 06:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: More than 200 cattle were rescued by activists of right-wing Hindu group Sri Ram Sena along with locals near Seragada toll gate on NH-16 in Balasore district on Saturday. The cattle were reportedly being smuggled in two …
  • Wildlife population in Odisha dwindling fast 03 Oct 2019 22:48 727 elephants have died in last 9 years, tiger population remains static. Bhubaneswar: For Odisha’s fast dwindling wildlife, life continues to be stressful, fraught with risks, a daily struggle for food in a fast depleting habitat. In the last nine years …
  • Naveen Patnaik launches ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative 03 Oct 2019 07:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Marking the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday rolled out his Government’s ambitious ‘Mo Sarkar’ programme which finds its roots in the Gandhian philosophy of …
  • Heavy rain lashes Odisha, causes inundation of several areas 25 Sep 2019 17:03 Image Source : FILE Heavy rain lashes Odisha, causes inundation of several areas Incessant rain lashed several parts of Odisha on Wednesday causing inundation of several low-lying areas in the state. With the Meteorological Centre here predicting more …
  • Heavy rain likely to lash Odisha in next 3-days: MeT 25 Sep 2019 03:17 Image Source : FILE Heavy rain likely to lash Odisha in next 3-days: MeT Heavy downpour is likely to batter many parts of Odisha for the next three days due to a cyclonic circulation in the region, the Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar said on Tuesday. …
  • Fighting Malnutrition In Odisha’s Angul, A Story That Inspires All 22 Sep 2019 07:07 Located in a remote corner of Odisha is a small district of about 6,232 square km, named Angul. A small district, it has got its own story to tell about its efforts in battling malnutrition and showing its people the path towards healthy life. Angul is …
  • 24 special courts in Odisha to deal with POCSO cases 20 Sep 2019 20:05 Bhubaneswar:The Odisha government on Friday said it would establish 24 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) for disposal of cases of rape and other sexual offences against children in a time-bound manner. State Law Minister Pratap Jena said as per the Odisha …
  • Nagaland truck fined Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha, highest in country 14 Sep 2019 23:30 BHUBANESWAR: A Nagaland-registered truck broke the record for the highest penalty of Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha for flouting traffic rules under the old Motor Vehicles Act. Truck owner Shailesh Shankar Lal Gupta of Nagaland was fined Rs 6,40,500 by the …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding 05 Sep 2019 15:14 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT 28 Aug 2019 02:34 Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT Heavy rainfall will lash many parts of Odisha during the next four days with a fresh low-pressure area building up over the Bay of Bengal, a MeT official said here Tuesday. Odisha has been battered by heavy …
  • More rains in store  for Odisha 26 Aug 2019 06:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State will receive more rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.The regional Met office predicted light to moderate …
  • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
  • Bhubaneswar: Disabled minor raped by granddad 21 Aug 2019 22:06 Bhubaneswar: A differently-abled minor girl was allegedly raped by a relative at her uncle’s place in Nayagarh police limits. Shockingly, the accused happens to be her distant grandfather. The matter reportedly came to the fore on Wednesday after a …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 16 Aug 2019 10:41 Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi 14 Aug 2019 19:47 Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
  • 'Become Our Tree Brothers': Odisha Women Tie Rakhis To Rebuild Green Cover 14 Aug 2019 19:34 As the yearly festival of Raksha Bandhan approaches, women in India surf the shelves of Archies to find the perfect card to ensure that their brothers are inspired to protect them for another year. Needless to say, this archaic practice holds little value …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert 14 Aug 2019 12:26 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
  • Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods 12 Aug 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
  • Man Arrested In Connection With Serial Murders In Odisha 02 Aug 2019 11:41 The senior police officer said the arrest was made on the basis of "confessionary statements". Cuttack: The police have arrested a 35- year-old man in connection with two of the three murder cases that were reported in Cuttack within 24-hours …
  • Cuttack homeless murder case: Accused admits role in two killings, denies third 02 Aug 2019 03:09 By Express News Service CUTTACK: After a marathon 72-hour interrogation, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested 38-year old accused Narayan Sahu in connection with the murder of three homeless persons in the Millennium City. Sahu has reportedly …
  • All-women forest rights information centre opens in Nayagarh district in Odisha 26 Oct 2017 05:37 BHUBANESWAR: A forest rights information centre was opened at Kaptapally village under Nuagaon block of Nayagarh district on Tuesday. The centre will serve as an important resource hub for the long struggle of forest dwelling community to gain recognition …
  • Nayagarh women show the way in saving forest 27 Sep 2017 03:45 The Forest Rights Information Centre in the village of Nayagarh district | Express BHUBANESWAR: A small village in Nayagarh’s Ranpur block has shown the way for forest protection. Dengajhari, where womenfolk are as much in charge of the forest conservation …
  • Six mishap black spots identified in Nayagarh 22 Sep 2017 06:47 NAYAGARH:IN a bid to check road mishaps, the Regional Transport Office has identified six black spots on State highways and one on NH-57 passing through the district.The black spots are Komanda, Odagaon, Sarankul, Kalyanpur, Nayagarh town and Nayagarh- …
  • Model college starts in Nayagarh 10 Aug 2017 23:39 Chief minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurates a model degree college for Nayagarh through videoconference at secretariat on Thursday. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar, Aug. 10: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a model degree college at …
  • Naveen Patnaik seeks two express trains from Nayagarh Town 23 Jun 2017 04:09 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today requested railway minister Suresh Prabhu to run one express train each to Howrah and Visakhapatnam from Nayagarh Town, where a new station was inaugurated this …
  • Suresh Prabhu links Nayagarh to rail network of country 20 Jun 2017 03:03 BHUBANESWAR: Nayagarh was placed on the railway network of the country on Monday when Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu formally dedicated the new line from Bolagarh Road to Nayagarh Town as part of the ongoing Khurda Road-Balangir project.The 12.8 km line …
  • Nayagarh fulfils rail link dream 19 Jun 2017 23:29 Onlookers stand on the platform as the train enters Nayagarh station. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar, June 19: Nayagarh's long wait for rail connectivity finally ended today with the first passenger train rolling on the stretch between Bolagarh …
  • Cave shelters found in Nayagarh 12 Jun 2017 21:56 Researchers explore the igneous landform and (below) one of the shelters discovered. Telegraph pictures Bhubaneswar, June 12: A group of archaeological researchers have discovered rock shelters, which had evidently been used by the Neolithic people, in the …
  • Extend train service to Nayagarh, Odisha government tells ECoR 01 May 2017 02:11 BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has directed the East Coast Railway (ECoR) to extend the passenger train service upto Nayagarh by May this year. Work on the Bolagarh-Nayagarh section of the Khurda Road-Balangir rail line has been completed. The Railways …
  • Sugarcane farming turns bitter for Nayagarh farmers 25 Apr 2017 02:54 Closed sugar mill in Nayagarh | EXPRESS NAYAGARH: The  district, once considered as sugar bowl of the State, has witnessed a drastic downfall of sugarcane cultivation. Over the years, the cultivation of the water-guzzling crop has come down from 7,000 …
  • Nayagarh gets rail link 20 Mar 2017 23:05 Bhubaneswar-Gunupur Express train. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar, March 20: Railways minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and chief minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged of a number of railway projects of the state. While the Khurda Road-Rajsunakhala …