• DRDO successfully test-fires QRSAM from Balasore flight test range 04 Aug 2019 13:52 The missile with a strike range of 25-km is being developed by the DRDO for the Indian Army. Balasore: Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday successfully test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) air defence system. The …
  • Anti-polythene drive in Odisha's Balasore 18 Jun 2019 06:47 By Express News Service BALASORE: With repeated awareness campaigns on plastic hazards failing to yield the desired result, the district administration on Monday launched a drive against use of polythene bags in Balasore town and nearby areas. The …
  • Stray dogs feed on infant's corpse in Odisha's Balasore 07 Jun 2019 09:31 The incident came to light after locals saw that the dogs have eaten one of the legs of the baby in front of Soro Community Health Centre. Balasore: In a bizarre incident, a pack of stray dogs were sighted feasting on an infant dumped near a community …
  • Government to promote tourism in Balasore, Bhadrak: Tourism Minister 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service BALASORE: In a bid to attract more tourists from across the country and abroad to Bhadrak and Balasore, the two districts will soon be turned into tourism hubs, said Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi. Panigrahi, who was …
  • Minister of State Sarangi desires to bring Balasore on tourism map 31 May 2019 10:44 Image Source : PTI Minister of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi wnats to put Balasore on tourism map.  Pratap Chandra Sarangi drew the maximum cheers from the crowd when he stood up to take pledge as Minister of State at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime …
  • MoS Sarangi wants to bring Balasore on tourism map 31 May 2019 08:39 New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Pratap Chandra Sarangi drew the maximum cheers from the crowd when he stood up to take pledge as Minister of State at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new government on Thursday. Little known in the power …
  • India's Balasore Alloys Posts March Quarter Loss 30 May 2019 14:08 Nov 13 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 1.2 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 215.1 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER INCOME FROM OPERATIONS 3.21 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.77 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.  Full Article Feb 14 (Reuters) - …
  • Pratap Sarangi leading in Balasore 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BALASORE: The saffron party is on its way to regain its earlier stronghold of Balasore. BJP Lok Sabha candidate Pratap Chandra Sarangi will be winning the Parliamentary seat for the first time in 2019 after tasting defeat in 2014. …
  • BJP promises liquor-free Balasore 20 Apr 2019 06:42 By Express News Service BALASORE: The BJP, in its manifesto, has promised to upgrade Balasore Municipality into a Corporation and make the district free from liquor if the party forms the Government in the State.With Balasore going to polls in the fourth …
  • Zoological Survey of India move to save horseshoe crabs in Kendrapara and Balasore districts 21 Jan 2019 04:47 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) of Kolkata has suggested that the habitats of endangered horseshoe crabs in Kendrapara and Balasore districts be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs). Senior scientist and deputy …
  • Officials inspect illegal sand mining in Balasore 19 Jan 2019 02:22 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A seven-member team led by Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Manasranjan Padhi on Thursday visited Subarnarekha riverbed in Jaleswar block of Balasore district to check illegal sand lifting.  Acting on an order of the …
  • Prime Minister Dedicates to the Nation Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of IndianOil’s Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline 07 Jan 2019 11:35 Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated to the nation the Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of Indian Oil Corporation’s Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline at a grand function held in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha today. …
  • 132 Cyclone shelters opened in Balasore 11 Oct 2018 05:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: As many as 132 cyclone shelters have been opened in Balasore district in wake of the approaching cyclone. The Met Department had earlier announced that Balasore, Bhadrak and nine other districts could receive heavy to very …
  • Odisha CM inaugurates hospital in Balasore 03 Sep 2018 15:32 [India], Sep 03 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated the Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Balasore and said that it would help achieve quality healthcare service and medical education in the region. Addressing a …
  • Trader shot dead in Balasore 02 Sep 2018 22:18 By Express News Service BALASORE: A 43-year-old businessman was shot dead by miscreants here  on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Manas Ranjan Das of Phirngipatna village under Sahadevkhunta police limits. Das, who was a transport …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q1 PAT falls to Rs. 10.73 crores 11 Aug 2018 16:58 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended June 30, 2018. The company has reported net sales of Rs.334.93 crores during the 3 months period ended June 30, 2018 as compared to Rs.315.68 crores during the 3 months period ended …
  • Bengal signboard in Balasore an eyesore 31 Jul 2018 02:08 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Utkal Sammilani, a socio-cultural organisation, has demanded immediate removal of a signboard which was illegally erected by the Irrigation and Waterways department of the West Bengal Government near Udaypur beach in …
  • Balasore boy develops a robot with human feelings 30 Jul 2018 01:32 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:A young boy from the State, who claimed to have developed Odisha’s first humanoid robot, has come up with an andro-humanoid robot, which can express feelings like humans, do household chores and serve the elderly people. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd postpones board meeting to Aug 11, 2018 28 Jul 2018 08:04 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4th August, 2018 has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. The revised date has been fixed on Saturday, 11th August, 2018, to consider and take on …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for board meeting on Aug 4, 2018 17 Jul 2018 16:20 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4th August, 2018, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the first quarter ended 30th June, 2018. Further, the …
  • India successfully test-fires BrahMos from military base at Balasore 16 Jul 2018 15:03 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Updated: July 16, 2018 7:12:50 pm The BrahMos has demonstrated multiple abilities, such as land-attack, anti-ship, and capability of being launched from different platforms. (Representational Image) Despite heavy …
  • Witchcraft spreads its vicious tentacles in Mayurbhanj, Balasore 24 Jun 2018 01:24 Express News Service BARIPADA: Witchcraft, a superstitious practice, has become a matter of grave concern in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts. Two such sorcery related cases highlight the vicious grip of the practice in the rural tribal areas where people …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd board recommends dividend of Rs. 0.75 for 2017-18 29 May 2018 08:04 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held on May 28, 2018, has recommended a dividend of Rs. 0.75 per share of Rs. 5/- each i.e. @ 15% on the nominal value of share, which shall be payable subject to the declaration of the same …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q4 PAT plunges to Rs. 0.68 crore 29 May 2018 05:58 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended March 31, 2018. The company has reported net sales of Rs.332.42 crores during the period ended March 31, 2018 as compared to Rs.369.65 crores during the period ended March 31, 2017. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd updates on ED attachment order 27 May 2018 12:03 Balasore Alloys Ltd had earlier announced about a Provisional Attachment Order No. 15/2017 dated 15.12.2017 passed by the Directorate of Enforcement ('ED') against Balasore Alloys Limited ('BAL'). By an order dated May 23, 2018 passed …
  • ZimAlloys pushes for Balasore deal cancellation… Appeals to Supreme Court o Seeks new investors 17 May 2018 02:01 The Herald Martin Kadzere Senior Business Reporter Zimbabwe Alloys Ltd has appealed the High Court judgment stopping the local ferrochrome producer from terminating the $90 million take-over bid by an Indian firm, Balasore Alloys as the tussle over the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces forfeiture of up-front money received against warrants 15 May 2018 12:18 Balasore Alloys Ltd has announced with respect to conversion of 85,65,000 Warrants into Equity Shares upon receipt of balance money. A sum of Rs. 4,76,75,001/- (Rupees Four crores seventy six lacs seventy five thousand and one only) was received by the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd board to approve fourth quarter results on May 28, 2018 14 May 2018 08:08 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Monday, 28th May, 2018, to consider and take on record the Audited Financial Results (Standalone and Consolidated) of the Company for the quarter and financial year ended …
  • ZimAlloys deal still alive: Balasore 11 May 2018 08:35 By Martin Kadzere Indian firm Balasore Alloys said yesterday the deal to acquire 70 percent shareholding in Zimbabwe Alloys Limited was still on despite claims by judicial manager Reggie Saruchera this week that he had terminated the $90 million …
  • Odisha: 75-year-old man sexually abuses minor girl in Balasore 04 May 2018 16:06 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: May 4, 2018 8:25:39 pm The accused has been arrested based on the FIR and investigations are on, the police said. (Representational) A minor girl in Odisha’s Balasore district was sexually abused allegedly by a 75-year-old …
  • Woman tied to electric pole, thrashed by mob in Odisha's Balasore 19 Apr 2018 11:15 Balasore: Satyabhama Behera, President of a self-help group was tied to an electric pole and attacked by locals in Odisha's Balasore district. The incident took place in Manitri Chandanpur village of Balasore district on 14 April when some locals tied …
  • Another rape case reported from Balasore district, accused held 17 Apr 2018 16:38 By: PTI | Balasore | Published: April 17, 2018 9:42:03 pm A man has been arrested in Khaira area of Odisha’s Balasore district on charges of raping a minor girl last week, police said. The incident comes days after two similar cases of minors’ rape were …
  • Balasore Alloys Limited asked to pay Rs 306 crore for excess mining 17 Apr 2018 01:59 BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has slapped a demand notice on Balasore Alloys Limited (BAL), formerly known as Ispat Alloys Limited, seeking a compensation of around Rs 306 crore for excess mining within a period of about seven years.The Balasore-based …
  • Another 8-year-old girl raped in Odisha’s Balasore district 16 Apr 2018 15:57 — By PTI | Apr 16, 2018 06:37 pm Balasore (Odisha): An 8-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a married man at Soro area in Balasore district, a day after a similar incident rocked Nilagiri area of the district, police said today. The girl was returning …
  • Eight-year-old raped in Odisha’s Balasore district 16 Apr 2018 14:17 By: PTI | Balasore | Published: April 16, 2018 6:32:48 pm On the basis of an FIR lodged by the girl’s family yesterday, the accused was arrested, they said adding further investigation is in progress.  An 8-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a married …
  • Subarnarekha port work in Balasore district to start soon 01 Apr 2018 02:34 BHUBANESWAR: Construction of Subarnarekha port, off the coast in Balasore district, will start soon as major hurdles have been removed. Informing this in a written reply to a question from Aswani Kumar Patra (BJD) in the Assembly, Minister of State for …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd allots 44,35,000 shares 31 Mar 2018 04:51 The Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at their meeting held today has allotted 44,35,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at a price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of Rs. 16.50/- per …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd to consider allotment of 1,30,00,000 Equity Shares 28 Mar 2018 03:21 A meeting of the Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd will be held on 30th March, 2018 for allotment of 1,30,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of …
  • Start-up festival in Balasore 28 Feb 2018 19:12 Balasore: The North Odisha Start-Up Fest, 2018, was held under the aegis of North Odisha Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nocci) at the organization's business park here. The event was conducted with the support of the Software Technology Parks of …
  • Dialysis, CT scan in Balasore 27 Feb 2018 19:11 Balasore: The dialysis and the CT scan units will be operational in the Government Medical College and Hospital here by April first week. In a review meeting of the Rogi Kalyan Samiti, held under the chairmanship of Balasore MP R.K. Jena, it was decided …
  • Search on for missing baby in Balasore 24 Feb 2018 12:17 A video footage showing a woman with the kidnapped baby in Balasore. Telegraph picture Balasore: Police have intensified its search for a missing baby and released a video footage on Friday of the woman who allegedly kidnapped the four-month-old infant on …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q3 net profit slides to Rs. 19.35 crores 16 Feb 2018 09:08 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended December 31, 2017. The company has reported net sales of Rs.331.26 crores during the period ended December 31, 2017 as compared to Rs.279.61 crores during the period ended December 31 …
  • Strike hits Balasore 10 Feb 2018 19:22 Balasore: A strike observed by trade unions against "deteriorating law and order situation" in the town threw life out of gear here on Saturday. The strike call was made jointly by the Trade Union Association Coordination Committee, All India …
  • Two killers arrested in Balasore 06 Feb 2018 19:48 Balasore: Police have arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in the murder of Kunu Panda, an ex-councillor, on January 14. The accused are Jiten Murmu, 29, Babu Rao, 28, both from Talengasahi village and Abhi Jena, 32, of Chandipur. The …
  • Balasore set for rural and trade fair 30 Jan 2018 19:41 Balasore: The district is all set to host the five-day Balasore Mahotsav, Pallishree Mela and Expo-2018 on the ground of the local Industrial Training Institute here from Wednesday. A final review meeting was held under the chairmanship of the district …
  • Balasore youth hacked to death in broad daylight 25 Jan 2018 02:23 BARIPADA: Tension gripped Balasore town after a youth, who was out on bail, was hacked to death by two unidentified miscreants in broad daylight on Wednesday. The deceased, identified as 39-year-old Tanmay Panda alias Kunu, was the younger brother of …
  • NEW DELHI -- Defence sources says that India has successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-5 ballistic missile with a strike range of 5,000 kms from a test range in Balasore, off the coast of East Indian state of Odisha. 18 Jan 2018 12:09 NEW DELHI, Jan 18 -- Defence sources said on Thursday that India has successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-5 ballistic missile with a strike range of 5,000 kms from a test range in Balasore, off the coast of East Indian state of Odisha. The …
  • Balasore confirms Zim Alloys deal 11 Jan 2018 07:13 BUSINESS WRITER  •  11 January 2018 9:04AM  •  0 comments HARARE - Indian firm Balasore Alloys (Balasore) yesterday confirmed its intention to acquire a majority shareholding in leading chrome producer, Zimbabwe Alloys (Zim Alloys). Balasore, formerly …
  • Balasore Alloys to acquire 70% share in Zimbabwe Alloys 10 Jan 2018 10:31 Balasore Alloys, a Pramod Mittal group company, has entered into a deal to acquire 70% share of Zimbabwe Alloys consequent upon a scheme of arrangement sanctioned by the High Court of Zimbabwe on December 20, 2017. The company received the approval on …
  • Balasore Alloys to acquire 70% stake Zimbabwe Alloys; stock surges 13% 10 Jan 2018 06:21 Balasore Alloys moved higher by 13% to Rs 89.90 on BSE after the company announced the acquisition of 70% stake in Zimbabwe Alloys for cash payment of $16.47 million. “A further payment of $74.26 million to creditors, towards injection of working capital …
  • Live Breaking News Dec 28: India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile in Odisha's Balasore 28 Dec 2017 09:45 Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: 03:13 pm: About 100 cases of triple talaq have come to …
  • Plans galore for Balasore jail 26 Dec 2017 18:49 Balasore: The local jail authorities have adopted a multi-pronged approach to bring about reforms in the prison that aims to provide basic comforts and opportunities for inmates to earn their livelihood to make the jail financially viable. Jail …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd updates on ED action 18 Dec 2017 03:17 Balasore Alloys Ltd has announced with reference to the news item in the media /Social media twitter 'ED attaches assets worth Rs. 244.89 Crore of M/s Balasore Alloys Ltd, Orissa under PMLA in a case of defrauding STC by M/s Global Steel …
  • Rs  244 cr worth assets of Balasore Alloys attached 17 Dec 2017 05:16 BHUBANESWAR: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached `244.89 worth property of Balasore Alloys Limited, Odisha, for defrauding the State Trading Corporation (STC) by Global Steel Holding Limited. The central agency had earlier frozen shares worth …
  • Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited 16 Dec 2017 20:44 For representational purposes (File | Reuters) NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel …
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited 16 Dec 2017 19:24 For representational purposes (File | Reuters) NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel …
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 245 cr of Balasore Alloys Ltd 16 Dec 2017 18:44 [India], Dec 16 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) in the company, in …
  • ED attaches nearly Rs 245 crore assets of Balasore Alloys 16 Dec 2017 14:05 The ED filed a money laundering case on March 29 against Mittal, GSHL and STC officials following an FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation on March 16. (IE) The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of …
  • ED attaches nearly Rs 245 cr assets of Balasore Alloys 16 Dec 2017 12:43 New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of Balasore Alloys Ltd whose shareholders are Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) and its chairman Pramod Kumar Mittal who are being probed for defrauding …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q2 net profit higher at Rs. 21.51 crores 14 Dec 2017 18:47 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended September 30, 2017. The company has reported net sales of Rs.310.10 crores during the period ended September 30, 2017 as compared to Rs.244.22 crores during the period ended September …
  • India's Balasore Alloys Sept-Qtr Profit rises 14 Dec 2017 12:52 6:16am EST Dec 14 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 215.1 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 118.6 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER INCOME FROM OPERATIONS 2.77 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.39 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SAYS APPROVED …
  • Jumbos wreak havoc in both Mayurbhanj and Balasore 07 Dec 2017 05:10 BARIPADA: Forest officials are facing a tough task to drive away the herd of elephants which has now broken up into small groups and is wreaking havoc in paddy fields of both Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts.The elephants are coming out from the deep …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting on Dec 14, 2017 07 Dec 2017 03:12 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Thursday, 14th December, 2017, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter and half year ended 30th September, 2017. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd to seek increase in providing guarantee up to Rs. 4000 crores 06 Dec 2017 04:28 Balasore Alloys Ltd to seek increase in providing guarantee up to Rs. 4000 croresThe Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held today have resolved to take approval of Members of the Company by means of special resolution through Postal …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces resignation of CFO 23 Nov 2017 10:12 Mr. Mrutyunjaya Mohanty has resigned vide his letter dated 23rd November, 2017 from the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Balasore Alloys Ltd with effect from 23rd November, 2017. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.78. …
  • Balasore Jail to take up organic farming 25 Oct 2017 05:06 BHUBANESWAR: The Balasore District Jail, one of the oldest prisons in the State, is all set to go organic. For, the Directorate of Prisons and Correctional Services has decided to launch organic farming over the five acre agricultural land available on the …
  • Explosion kills six in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 20:48 Balasore: At least six persons, including a minor, were killed in an explosion at an illegal firecracker unit at Bahabalpur near the district headquarters town on Wednesday. Around 20 other persons also suffered various degrees of injuries in the explosion …
  • Balasore firecracker explosion: Odisha CM announces ex-gratia of Rs two lakh 18 Oct 2017 18:49 [India], October 18 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs two lakh for the kin of deceased and Rs. 50,000 for those injured in Balasore firecracker explosion. At least eight people were killed and over 20 …
  • 6 killed in blast at cracker factory in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 14:10
  • Five killed in explosion at cracker factory in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 13:17
  • Balasore flyover work proceeds at snail's pace 06 Oct 2017 00:06 The site of flyover construction in Balasore. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, Oct. 5: The construction of an overbridge in Balasore town, which was supposed to be over by September last year, is running behind schedule. The progress of the fly overbridge …
  • Odisha: One killed, eight critically injured after vehicle falls off bridge in Balasore 30 Sep 2017 06:51 [India], September 30 (ANI): At least one person was killed and eight others sustained critical injuries after a vehicle fell off a bridge in Odisha's Balasore on Saturday. The injured are admitted at the famous Balasore hospital and an immediate …
  • You heard it: IAF test of Astra missile rattles window panes in Balasore off Odisha coast 14 Sep 2017 13:02 BHUBANESWAR: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday conducted an air exercise involving the air-to-air missile Astra against an actual target in full operational configuration over the Bay of Bengal. Defence sources said the beyond-visual-range (BVR) …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd appoints CFO 13 Sep 2017 05:27 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd in its meeting held today, the 12th September, 2017 have approved unanimously the appointment of Mr. Mrutyunjaya Mohanty as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company with effect from 12th September, 2017. …
  • Govt on dengue alert in Balasore 11 Sep 2017 03:00 Bhubaneswar, Sept. 10: The health care authorities in Balasore are on alert following reports of the spread of dengue coming in from several parts of the district, especially the northern pockets. The outbreak of the vector-borne disease has been reported …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting on Sep 12, 2017 04 Sep 2017 17:54 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 12th September, 2017, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter ended 30th June, 2017. Further, the Trading …
  • Odisha CM prods Delhi on radar systems at Balasore, Sambalpur 28 Aug 2017 16:30 BJD leader and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday prodded the central government to install radar systems at Balasore and Sambalpur to monitor weather patterns in real time, a long-standing …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces resignation of Chairman 22 Aug 2017 20:01 Mr. Pramod Kumar Mittal has resigned from the Directorship of Balasore Alloys Ltd with effect from 22nd August, 2017 vide his letter dated 22nd August, 2017. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.52.65 as compared to the previous …
  • 80 villages in Odisha's Balasore marooned 28 Jul 2017 17:44 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha on Friday with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • Flood fury: 80 villages in Odisha's Balasore marooned, flood threat in 4 blocks 28 Jul 2017 15:47 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha on Friday with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • 80 Balasore villages marooned, flood threat in 4 blocks 28 Jul 2017 14:27 BHUBANESWAR: Over 80 villages of Balasore district were marooned in Odisha today with flood water of the Subarnarekha entering two blocks while Jajpur and Kendrapara district authorities were asked to remain on alert. The flood situation, however, has …
  • Balasore varsity gets new VC 24 Jul 2017 22:02 Bhubaneswar, July 24: Academician Madhumita Das has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Fakir Mohan University in Balasore. At present, she is the professor of the department of geology in Utkal University. Governor S.C. Jamir selected Das for the …
  • OPD services of AIIMS in Balasore 09 Jul 2017 22:27 The outpatient department at the satellite centre of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Balasore. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, July 9: Outpatient department (OPD) services have begun at the satellite centre of the All India Institute of …
  • Tens of thousands take part in Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Balasore 25 Jun 2017 08:37 [India], June 25 (ANI): The annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Odisha's coastal Balasore town got off to a colourful start amid fanfare and religious fervor on Sunday, attracting lakhs of pilgrims from India and abroad. Organised by the Shree Shree …
  • Balasore gears up for Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra 22 Jun 2017 00:32 [India], June 22 (ANI): Balasore city in Odisha is all set to witness the annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra from the majestic Emami Jagannath Temple on June 25. The festival is celebrated on the second day of Shukla Paksha, Ashadh month, the third month of …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd appoints additional director 15 Jun 2017 04:58 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd have vide circular resolution dated 14th June, 2017, appointed Dr. Samuel Nwabuokei Onyeabor, as an Additional Director (Category: Non - Executive, Non Independent) with effect from 14th June, 2017 to hold …
  • Balasore hospital next year: CM 13 Jun 2017 22:12 Chief minister Naveen Patnaik addresses the BJD youth convention in Balasore on Tuesday. Telegraph picture  Bhubaneswar, June 13: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today visited the medical college campus and said it would start from the next academic session. …
  • Praised by Chief Minister, Balasore scholar abused by TTE 26 May 2017 02:00 BHUBANESWAR: Felicitated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for rescuing an INA soldier Laxmi Indira Panda’s daughter-in-law last month, a research scholar from Balasore district was allegedly harassed by TTE and RPF personnel while he was travelling in …
  • Balasore teenager creates robot that can patrol border 25 May 2017 02:46 BHUBANESWAR: AS heightened tension along the Indo-Pak border hogs the limelight almost everyday, a village lad from Balasore district has claimed to have made a humanoid robot, which, with artificial intelligence algorithms, can guard the border. Besides, …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Board recommends Dividend of Rs. 0.75 for 2016-17 20 May 2017 12:59 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held on May 19, 2017, has recommended a dividend of Rs. 0.75 per share i.e. @ 15% on the nominal value of share, which shall be payable subject to the approval of the shareholders at the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Board to consider Dividend for 2016-17 16 May 2017 06:15 At the meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd proposed to be held on May 19, 2017, shall consider recommendation of dividend, if any, on the Equity Shares of the Company for the financial year 2016-17. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was …
  • BRIEF-Balasore Alloys says co "not involved with the scam as alleged" 05 May 2017 13:28 May 5 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd * Says enforcement directorate visited premises of co in Kolkata * Says co "not involved with the scam as alleged" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting On Friday, 19Th May, 2017 03 May 2017 03:22 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Friday, 19th May, 2017, to consider and take on record the Audited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter and financial year ended 31st March, 2017. Further, …
  • IAF’s Lakshya UAV crash lands in Odisha’s Balasore district, no casualties reported 21 Apr 2017 12:06 An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Lakshya of the Indian Air Force crashlanded in Odisha's Balasore district this morning during a trial. The UAV crashlanded in an agricultural field at Chandamuhi village in Baliapal block. No injuries or casualties were …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd allots 1 crore shares at Rs. 21.50 02 Apr 2017 09:46 The Committee of Balasore Alloys Ltd for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors at their meeting held today has allotted 1,00,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at a price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of Rs. 16.50/- per …
  • HIL Ltd Commences Commercial Production of Coloured Coated steel sheets at Balasore Plant 31 Mar 2017 04:55 HIL Limited on Thursday, March 30, 2017 has commenced the commercial production of Coloured Coated Steel Sheets at Balasore, Orissa with an installed capacity of 18000 MT per annum. The above products will be marketed under its Brand name 'Charminar…
  • Balasore Alloys Limited calls for Preferential Issue Committee of Board of Directors meeting on March 31, 2017 29 Mar 2017 02:52 A meeting of the Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Limited will be held on 31st March, 2017 for allotment of 1,00,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium …
  • Prohibitory orders under Section 144 imposed in Balasore 05 Mar 2017 01:31 BALASORE: The district administration on Saturday clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in the eastern parts of Balasore town as palpable tension mounted following a clash between residents of two villages over the murder of a youth on …
  • BJD captures Balasore, Bhadrak Zilla Parishads 26 Feb 2017 01:58 BALASORE/KEONJHAR: Even as the BJP made a clean sweep in Mayurbhanj district, it is still ‘BJD Raj’ in different ZP zones in the coastal districts of Balasore and Bhadrak, despite a few surprise gains for the Saffron party.   Reasserting its dominance …
  • Ridleys find Balasore nests 23 Feb 2017 23:18 An olive ridley turtle lays eggs on a Balasore beach. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, Feb. 23: Olive ridley turtles have been found laying eggs on the sand dunes in Balasore. Though Balasore is not among the known rookeries of olive ridleys in the state, …
  • Inspired by Super 30, this tea-seller turned teacher helps underprivileged crack NEET 12 Sep 2019 10:22 Ajay Bahadur Singh along with his students. Image source: facebook.com/absingh.adyant A noble initiative in Odisha akin to famed Super 30 experiment of the mathematician Anand Kumar, is giving wings towards of humble vegetable sellers, fishermen and …
  • Inspired By Super 30, Odisha Tea-Seller Helps Poor Students Crack NEET 12 Sep 2019 05:40 Ajay Bahadur Singh started Zindagi program to help students from economically poor families crack NEET Bhubaneswar: A noble initiative in Odisha akin to famed Super 30 experiment of the mathematician Anand Kumar, is giving wings to wards of humble …
  • NRC demand gains wind in Odisha's Kendrapara 01 Sep 2019 06:34 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: With the publication of final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the issue of deportation of large number of Bangladeshi immigrants from the district has cropped up again. The issue of NRC for …
  • 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 …
  • Biju Patnaik Award for para shuttler Pramod Bhagat 30 Aug 2019 03:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Ace para shuttler Pramod Bhagat was conferred Biju Patnaik Award for Outstanding Performance in Sports and Games at a ceremony to mark National Sports Day at Jaydev Bhawan here on Thursday. The award was given by Chief …
  • 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 …
  • Dilip Buildcon board approves plan to divest stake in subsidiaries 26 Aug 2019 12:30 New Delhi: Highway developer Dilip Buildcon on Monday said its board has approved the proposal to divest equity stake in wholly-owned subsidiaries. "The board...approved the proposal for divestment either partly or wholly the equity stake of the …
  • 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 …
  • Low pressure to trigger more rain across Odisha 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as rain pounded several parts of the State on Friday with Bhubaneswar recording 16.3 mm rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for more showers in the next 24 hours.  On the day Puri …
  • Odisha BJP vice-president Sameer Mohanty calls BJD a stumbling block in State’s industrialisation 22 Aug 2019 02:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Two days after the State Government cleared investment proposals worth over Rs 2 lakh crore mostly in the petroleum sector, the BJP hit out at the ruling BJD for deliberately stalling Central projects for political …
  • Good news: More rains in store for Odisha 19 Aug 2019 07:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said more rains are in store for Odisha as a low-pressure area has formed over central parts of Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining Jharkhand under the influence of a …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses 15 officials 18 Aug 2019 05:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha Government dismissed at least 15 officials from service and stopped pensions of two others, an official release issued by the Chief Minister’s Office said on Saturday. Stating that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik …
  • Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster 17 Aug 2019 20:17 Express News Service On Wednesday last, Shiba Patra, a native of Ganjam's Buguda was bitten by a venomous snake. Instead of rushing him to a hospital, his family members took him to nearby Baladevjew Temple for a special ritual. The temple priests …
  • 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 …
  • Requested AICC again to accept my resignation: Niranjan Patnaik 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: President of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Niranjan Patnaik on Monday said he has again requested the All India Congress Committee (AICC) to accept his resignation. Niranjan told media persons that he had …
  • 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) …
  • Vizag-bound Malaysian cargo ship drifts to Odisha coast, sparks security concern 10 Aug 2019 18:41 BHUBANESWAR: A Malaysian cargo ship headed to Vishakhapatnam drifted towards the Odisha coast apparently due to technical problems, sparking a security scare as marine agencies remain on high alert after the decision on Article 370, officials said on …
  • 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 …
  • Government to promote tourism in Balasore, Bhadrak: Tourism Minister 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service BALASORE: In a bid to attract more tourists from across the country and abroad to Bhadrak and Balasore, the two districts will soon be turned into tourism hubs, said Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi. Panigrahi, who was …
  • Cyclone Fani: 223 trains in Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section cancelled till Saturday 03 May 2019 09:20 By IANS NEW DELHI: As a precaution against cyclone 'Fani', the Indian Railway has cancelled 223 trains in the Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section, along the coastal lines of Odisha on the Kolkata-Chennai route till May 4, officials said. A senior Railway …
  • Odisha: 3 die, 29 fall ill after consuming spurious liquor in Bhadrak 30 Apr 2019 14:21 Image Source : PTI 3 dead in Odisha hooch tragedy Three persons died and 29 others fell ill Tuesday after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Odisha's Bhadrak district, a police officer said. Locals alleged that victims had bought the liquor with …
  • Baton passed, fight to carry forward political legacy in Bhadrak constituency in Odisha 27 Apr 2019 06:13 Express News Service BHADRAK: Bhadrak parliamentary constituency is all set to witness the passing of batons between two generations of political families in 2019 General Elections. Abhimanyu Sethi, son of five-time MP Arjun Sethi and Madhumita Sethi, …
  • Cabinet clears third railway line between Narayangarh, Bhadrak 07 Mar 2019 15:14 New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved the construction of a third railway line between Narayangarh in West Bengal and Bhadrak in Odisha. The 155-km long new line would cost Rs 1,866.31 crore and is slated …
  • DBL Chandikhole Bhadrak Highways Pvt Ltd receives appointed date from NHAI 18 Dec 2018 07:42 DBL Chandikhole Bhadrak Highways Private Limited, wholly owned subsidiary of Dilip Buildcon Ltd has received the appointed date i.e. December 16, 2018 by the National Highways Authority of India. The project is for rehabilitation and Up-gradation to Six …
  • Bhadrak bandh for Medical College 30 Oct 2018 03:17 By Express News Service BHADRAK: Normal life in Bhadrak district was hit on Monday as members of Bhadrak Swabhiman Manch observed a 12-hour dawn-to dusk bandh demanding establishment of a medical college and hospital. The Manch members decided to go ahead …
  • Bhadrak accident: NHRC notice Odisha Government on students death 12 Aug 2018 02:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:   The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Odisha Government on the tragic road accident at Ranital in Bhadrak district where five students were killed and four others injured. Acting on a …
  • Unplanned constructions trigger artificial flooding in Bhadrak 27 Jul 2018 01:54 By Express News Service BHADRAK: For residents of Bhadrak, the monsoon brings along with it the fear of artificial flooding. The town, which is witnessing large-scale unplanned constructions, lacks a proper drainage system. The recent heavy rainfall …
  • Odisha: Five school students killed by speeding truck in Bhadrak 20 Jul 2018 22:19 “He first hit two kids and then ran over the rest as he kept swerving on the road. The students were hit even though they were riding (bicycles) in single file on the correct side (of the road),” the teacher said. Five school students have been killed …
  • Woman charred to death in Bhadrak 26 Jun 2018 02:03 By Express News Service BHADRAK: A woman was charred to death in Sekhsahi under Bhadrak town police limits on Sunday night. Police identified the deceased as Subasini Khilar (45), wife of Uday Khillar, a businessman of Purunabazar area in Bhadrak town. …
  • Over 140 snake hatchlings found in house in Odisha's Bhadrak 25 Jun 2018 13:31 140 snake hatchlings found in house in Odisha’s Bhadrak As many as 140 snake hatchlings were found in a house in Shyamsundarpur village of Odisha's Bhadrak district. Two male and a female adult cobras were also found from the place along with the …
  • Odisha: High COurt allows Bhadrak Ramnavami procession 24 Mar 2018 08:17 — By PTI | Mar 24, 2018 11:35 am Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has directed that the Sriram Maha Yajna Samiti of Bhadrak shall be permitted to perform rituals for Ram Navami and take out the Kalass Sobhayatra’ and procession in the same manner and through …
  • Bhadrak: Couple sells baby to buy cell phone, saree; arrested 14 Sep 2017 04:40  Pandya Mukhi, the father of the child, revealed that unable to feed their two sons and a daughter, they sold the child and bought a mobile, saree and silver anklet. Bhadrak: A poor couple who sold their one-year-old baby boy for Rs 45,000 and bought a …
  • Three districts flood-hit, Bhadrak bears the brunt 26 Jul 2017 09:10 Locals crossing an inundated Gangua canal on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Tuesday | Biswanath Swain BHUBANESWAR: Over 40,000 people have been hit by floods in three districts of the State after heavy rains in the upper catchments left Subarnarekha and …
  • A month after communal riots, struggle on for normal life in Bhadrak 06 May 2017 01:02 BHADRAK: A month after Bhadrak was ravaged by communal violence, people are trying to piece together their shattered lives.The communal violence erupted in the town on April 6 after derogatory remarks on Hindu Gods were posted on a social media site by a …
  • Bajrang Dal leader arrested in Bhadrak for inciting communal violence 03 May 2017 01:07 Image for representational purpose only. BHADRAK: A Leader of Bajrang Dal was arrested by Bhadrak Town Police on Tuesday for his alleged involvement in inciting communal tension in the town 25 days back. He is Manas Mohanty, State secretary of Bajrang Dal. …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviews panchayat poll performance in Bhadrak district 29 Apr 2017 02:37 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:  Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the panchayat representatives of the BJD to work for the people and concentrate on the development of villages. The chief minister reviewed the BJD's …
  • 443 victims in Bhadrak to get compensation 24 Apr 2017 10:03 Bhubaneswar, April 23: The state government has asked the Bhadrak district administration to pay compensation to 443 residents of the district headquarters town who were affected in the violence between two groups in the second week of this month. Official …
  • Riots cause Rs nine crore loss to Bhadrak 21 Apr 2017 01:59 Shops and houses being set afire by protesters in Bhadrak town. | EPS BHADRAK: Bhadrak town incurred a loss of Rs 9 crore in the communal riots that took place 14 days back, said Collector Gyana Ranjan Das, who submitted damage assessment report to the …
  • Property worth Rs 9cr damaged in Bhadrak 20 Apr 2017 23:15 Bhubaneswar, April 20: Property worth around Rs 9 crore was damaged in the three-day spate of violence that took place in Bhadrak town starting April 7, the damage assessment report submitted by the district administration to the state government today …
  • Odisha clashes: Longer relaxation of curfew in violence-hit Bhadrak 20 Apr 2017 16:12 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Updated: April 20, 2017 7:42 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The strife-torn Bhadrak town, hit by communal violence triggered by abusive remarks to Hindu deities on social media early this …
  • Curfew leaves Bhadrak labourers jobless 20 Apr 2017 02:40 BHADRAK:Normalcy is gradually limping back to Bhadrak town. Schools, colleges, business establishments and financial institutions have started functioning normally during the curfew relaxation period. But, things are yet to improve for the labour sector. …
  • Bhadrak communal riots: Blame it on social media or the 2019 Assembly polls! 18 Apr 2017 05:21 Bhadrak, the headquarter town of Bhadrak district in coastal Odisha flared up recently. Indefinite curfew was clamped in the town that has been sealed for outsiders. A quarter of the population of the town being Muslim, this town in Odisha is particularly …
  • Night curfew continues in Bhadrak; BJD councillor arrested 17 Apr 2017 01:40 BHADRAK: Town police arrested Councillor of Ward 15, Subhankar Mohapatra, on Sunday in connection with the communal tension in Bhadrak. Informing this, Inspector in-charge (IIC) of town police station Manoj Rout said  Subhankar was arrested on charges of …
  • After witnessing devastating violence, life returning to normal in Bhadrak 16 Apr 2017 07:24 The power of social media can be realised by looking at the communal violence that erupted in Bhadrak, a small sensitive town with a sizable Muslim population in the state of Odisha on April 6. The derogatory comment by a Muslim youth on Facebook took a …
  • Night curfew continues in Bhadrak, 146 arrested for violence 14 Apr 2017 17:41 Shops and houses being set afire by protesters in Bhadrak town. | EPS BHADRAK: Night curfew continued in Bhadrak today despite the town returning to normal, while the number of arrests rose to 146 in connection with the violence sparked by alleged abusive …
  • Odisha: Process of assessing damage stepped up in Bhadrak, 126 arrested 13 Apr 2017 16:39 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Published:April 13, 2017 10:06 pm Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The process to assess the damage caused in Bhadrak was taken up on a priority basis on Thursday even as the number of …
  • Bhadrak SP, ADM replaced 13 Apr 2017 02:41 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik interacts with people during his visit to Bhadrak on Wednesday | Express BHUBANESWAR/BHADRAK: Hours after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to the riot-affected Bhadrak, the State Government on Wednesday shunted out …
  • Odisha: Naveen Patnaik visits riot-hit areas in Bhadrak, promises relief 13 Apr 2017 02:33 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File Photo) Five days after the communal riot erupted in Bhadrak, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited the town on Wednesday and assured the affected people of full compensation for the damages. Patnaik, who arrived …
  • Bhadrak's Kantabania Square unscathed by communal riots 12 Apr 2017 17:21
  • Bhadrak's Kantabania Square unscathed by com... 12 Apr 2017 16:42
  • Updates Odisha: Naveen Patnaik visits violence-hit Bhadrak as situation improves 12 Apr 2017 12:13 By: PTI | Bhadrak (orissa) | Updated: April 12, 2017 4:18 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey (Representational Image) As the violence-hit town turned near normal, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited …
  • Bhadrak riot & the misinformation being spread by antillectuals 12 Apr 2017 10:08 A recent Facebook post said that 'Muzaffarnagar riots made Yogi CM of UP. Now who would be Yogi of Odisha in 2019 post Bhadrak riot 2017?' Clearly, the person who posted this, although resides in Bhubaneswar, but is probably unaware of the ground …
  • Odisha: Bhadrak communal violence has taken many by surprise 12 Apr 2017 08:39 Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The communal violence that erupted in Bhadrak town last Friday reportedly over a derogatory comment by a Muslim youth on Facebook may have taken a lot of people by surprise. …
  • Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to visit Bhadrak to review situation, curfew relaxed till 4 pm 12 Apr 2017 06:58 Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo Curfew has been relaxed in Odisha’s violence-hit Bhadrak town till 4 pm on Wednesday to enable people buy important household items. Ban on social media has also been lifted …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed till 4 p.m. in Bhadrak 12 Apr 2017 06:20 [India], Apr. 12 (ANI): With normalcy limping back, and no untoward incident reported in last 48 hours in violence-hit Bhadrak town in Odisha, the district administration has relaxed curfew the from 7 a.m. till 4 p.m. today. The curfew was imposed last …
  • Bhadrak gets connected to Internet, normalcy 12 Apr 2017 02:17 Members of BJD Minority cell taking out a peace rally over Bhadrak riots in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday | Express BHUBANESWAR/BHADRAK: With normalcy gradually returning to Bhadrak, the State administration restored Internet services on Tuesday evening but …
  • Chief Minister to visit riot-hit Bhadrak 12 Apr 2017 02:17 BHUBANESWAR: After coming in for strong criticism from opposition political parties for his New Delhi visit when communal violence led to large scale arson at Bhadrak, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced that he will visit the district …
  • Curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Odisha's Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:30 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:21 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Social media ban lifted, curfew relaxed for nine hours in Odisha's Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:13 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Updates Odisha: Social media ban lifted, curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 17:54 By: PTI | Bhadrak (orissa) | Published:April 11, 2017 10:28 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (PTI Photo) Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people …
  • Bhadrak violence result of inept handling of situation by district administration: BJD MP 11 Apr 2017 13:33 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:April 11, 2017 6:15 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (Representational Image) Senior BJD leader and local MP Arjun Charan Sethi today alleged that the inept handling of the situation by the district administration …
  • Bhadrak simmers: Curfew relaxed till 2 p.m. 11 Apr 2017 07:29 The Centre has rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration. New Delhi : Curfew has been relaxed till 2 pm on Tuesday in Odisha's Bhadrak town, which was rocked with violence over alleged abusive comments against …
  • Curfew relaxed in Odisha's Bhadrak till 2 pm 11 Apr 2017 04:52 Empty roads due to curfew imposed in Bhadrak (PTI) NEW DELHI: Curfew has been relaxed till 2 pm on Tuesday in Odisha’s Bhadrak town, which was rocked with violence over alleged abusive comments against Hindu deities on Facebook. Curfew continues to see-saw …
  • Bhadrak limps back to normality 10 Apr 2017 22:18 Bhubaneswar, April 10: Bhadrak today appeared to be limping back to normality after several days of tension. Tension had gripped the town last Thursday after a group of people took exception to some remarks posted on social media. They obstructed traffic …
  • Bhadrak still tense as Odisha police block all social media 10 Apr 2017 18:47 New Delhi: Bhadrak district in Odisha was quiet but tense on Monday, with authorities blocking all social media platforms for 48 hours in response to religious violence that flared last week over allegations that a Facebook post disrespected Hindu gods. …
  • Bhadrak limping to normalcy, academic institutions to reopen tomorrow 10 Apr 2017 17:07 BHUBANESWAR: Four days after hate posts on social media triggered a wave of tension between two communities, Bhadrak woke up to a normal morning on Monday when the police relaxed the restrictions. With curfew lifted for six hours since 8 am, people were …
  • Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak 10 Apr 2017 15:08 BHADRAK: Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town.     As the …
  • Bhadrak violence: Curfew relaxed for 6 hours, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 12:17 Curfew was relaxed for six hours in Odisha's Bhadrak on Monday even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town. …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 10:08 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Published:April 10, 2017 2:34 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (PTI Photo) Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe …
  • Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 09:52 BHADRAK (ODISHA): Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town. As …
  • Fresh tension erupts in Bhadrak, shops set ablaze 10 Apr 2017 06:56
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, social media blocked for 48 hours in Bhadrak 10 Apr 2017 05:19 Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF held a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. As a precautionary step, the Home …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed in Bhadrak till 12 noon today 10 Apr 2017 04:45 [India], Apr.10 (ANI): There will be a relaxation of curfew in Odisha's Bhadrak till 12 noon on Monday, which was imposed following a spree of violence. On Sunday, the curfew was relaxed from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. but later extended till 12 noon on Monday …
  • Internet shut down in Bhadrak for 48 hours 10 Apr 2017 00:46 BHADRAK/BHUBANESWAR: Even as no violence was reported from anywhere in communally-charged Bhadrak town for the last two days, the State Government on Sunday shut down internet services in the area for the next 48 hours to prevent the spread of rumours …
  • Odisha: Brief relaxation in Bhadrak curfew, BJD leader’s son held 09 Apr 2017 21:19 Companies of RAF and CRPF have arrived to assist the police. With the situation in riot-hit Bhadrak fast returning to normal, the Odisha government relaxed the curfew for four hours on Sunday morning, but blocked WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook in the town …
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, curfew relaxed for four hours in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 18:49 BHADRAK: Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF held a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. As a precautionary step, the Home …
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 16:41 BHADRAK: The Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF took out a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. The RAF and CRPF …
  • Odisha government bans social media in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 16:08
  • Once a bustling place, Bhadrak now a ghost t... 09 Apr 2017 15:41 It was 1.30 pm. After driving for around two and half hours from Bhubaneswar, I finally reached the trouble-torn town of Bhadrak. I entered the city from the side of Bhadrak stadium. Near the Kutchery Chowk, two policemen were sitting under a flyover. The …
  • Once a bustling place, Bhadrak now a ghost town 09 Apr 2017 14:39 It was 1.30 pm. After driving for around two and half hours from Bhubaneswar, I finally reached the trouble-torn town of Bhadrak. I entered the city from the side of Bhadrak stadium. Near the Kutchery Chowk, two policemen were sitting under a flyover. The …
  • Normalcy restored in riot-ravaged Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 12:58
  • Odisha violence: Curfew relaxed for brief period in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 11:04 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Published:April 9, 2017 4:04 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (Source: PTI Photo) Curfew on Sunday relaxed for four hours as the situation improved in Bhadrak town which had witnessed violence …
  • Curfew re-imposed in Bhadrak as crime branch begins probe 09 Apr 2017 10:47 [India], Apr 9 (ANI): Curfew has been re-imposed in Bhadrak region as the Odisha Police's crime branch today began its probe into the recent violence. Curfew has been imposed in the district till 7 a.m. tomorrow. According to reports, the Centre …
  • Crime Branch gears up to prevent hate message spread after Bhadrak riot 09 Apr 2017 05:25
  • Bhadrak violence-free, police stage flag march 09 Apr 2017 01:28 Police patrolling an area in Bhadrak on Saturday | Express BHUBANESWAR: Communally-charged Bhadrak remained tense but under control as additional forces were rushed to the district headquarters town on Saturday. The administration also extended curfew till …
  • Curfew extended till 8 am today in Bhadrak, Odisha 08 Apr 2017 20:34 Curfew continues in Odisha's district HQ Bhadrak, new Collector takes over. Shoot-at-sight orders have been issued. So far 32 rioters have been arrested. 24 platoons of armed police have been deployed. 15 platoons of police force along with senior …
  • Bhadrak tense: Odisha seeks 4 companies of RAF 08 Apr 2017 18:17 BHUBANESWAR: The state government has sought four companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) to be deployed in Bhadrak+ town in view of the communal tension being escalated there. The demand for central forces came after the government extended clamping of …
  • Bhadrak violence: Centre rushes 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha 08 Apr 2017 17:59 NEW DELHI: The Centre today rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration in maintaining law and order in Bhadrak district which has witnessed violence and tension in last few days. "Central forces rushed to Bhadrak …
  • Curfew extended in Odisha's Bhadrak after communal violence 08 Apr 2017 16:28 Security men on Saturday staged a flag march in curfew-bound Bhadrak town of Odisha even as the central forces were on their way to the area, which had witnessed violence triggered by ‘abusive’ remarks against Hindu deities. The curfew, clamped in the …
  • Odisha: Centre rushes 2,000 paramilitary personnel to maintain law and order in Bhadrak district 08 Apr 2017 16:25 By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:April 8, 2017 8:30 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (PTI Photo) The Centre on Saturday rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration in …
  • Bhadrak communal violence: Centre calls on Odisha CM to step up efforts 08 Apr 2017 14:35 [India], Apr. 8 (ANI): In the wake of the Section 144 imposed in Odisha's Bhadrak after protests broke out following a derogatory Facebook post against Lord Ram, the Centre on Saturday called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to step up his efforts in …
  • Bhadrak tense, curfew extended till Sunday morning 08 Apr 2017 12:51
  • Curfew remains in force in Odisha's violence-hit Bhadrak town 08 Apr 2017 11:37 BHADRAK (Odisha): Curfew remained in force in the town while prohibitory orders were imposed in nearby Dhamnagar and Basudevpur Saturday morning after the town witnessed violence over alleged abusive remarks on social media against Hindu deities. While …
  • Curfew remains in force in violence-hit Bhadrak 08 Apr 2017 08:58 BHADRAK: Curfew remained in force in the town while prohibitory orders were imposed in nearby Dhamnagar and Basudevpur this morning after the town witnessed violence over alleged abusive remarks on social media against Hindu deities. While additional force …
  • Odisha: Curfew imposed in Bhadrak after violence 08 Apr 2017 07:24 [India], Apr. 8 (ANI): Following a derogatory Facebook post against Lord Ram Section 144 has been imposed in Odisha's Bhadrak after protests broke out. Fresh violence erupted in some areas last evening after talks failed to resolve the row triggered by …
  • Communal flare-up: Curfew in Odisha's Bhadrak 08 Apr 2017 00:51
  • Curfew imposed in Bhadrak town after violence 07 Apr 2017 16:27 SRINAGAR, NOV 11 (UNI):- A Security force personnel keeping vigil at Khawaja Bazar in down town Srinagar where curfew was imposed by the authorities to scuttle the “Jamia Masjid” challo to hold “ Freedom Congregation” call given by the separatist Hurriyat …
  • BJD captures Balasore, Bhadrak Zilla Parishads 26 Feb 2017 01:58 BALASORE/KEONJHAR: Even as the BJP made a clean sweep in Mayurbhanj district, it is still ‘BJD Raj’ in different ZP zones in the coastal districts of Balasore and Bhadrak, despite a few surprise gains for the Saffron party.   Reasserting its dominance …
  • Bad roads dampen spirit of Cuttack's Millennium City Durga Puja organisers 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Even as the Millennium City has started preparation for a grand celebration, the organisers’ spirit seems to have been dampened by poor condition of roads.The puja committees, which come up with lavish tableaus and …
  • Two Cuttack cops held responsible,suspended for death of girl student in road accident 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Two traffic cops were placed under suspension for allowing a heavy vehicle on the road connecting Ravenshaw University which led to the death of a girl student on Thursday. They are Havildar Surya Narayan Sahu and …
  • No heavy fines, clarifies Cuttack Police Commissioner 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Commissionerate Police on Friday clarified that they are not imposing heavy penalty under the Motor Vehicle Amendment Act which came into effect from September 1. Briefing media persons here, Commissioner of Police (CP) …
  • Indian pangolin rescued from house in Odisha's Cuttack 31 Aug 2019 05:02 Pangolins are often referred to as the world's most trafficked mammal. Cuttack: An Indian Pangolin was rescued from a house by the forest officials at Kharod village near Talachandragiri Reserve forest in Odisha. The mammal was rescued on Friday from …
  • Padhiary Pathagara in Cuttack to get facelift soon 28 Aug 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Padhiary Pathagara and Information Centre, one of the oldest libraries of the State located at Choudhury Bazar, will soon get a facelift.  Information and Public Relations Minister Raghunandan Das visited the library on …
  • Five years on, Cuttack's CCTV project yet to take off 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Commissionerate Police’s proposal in 2014 to instal high-end cameras at major traffic crossroads for a wider surveillance system remains a non-starter even five years after its conception. The project aimed to keep a …
  • Cuttack homeless murder case: Accused admits role in two killings, denies third 02 Aug 2019 03:09 By Express News Service CUTTACK: After a marathon 72-hour interrogation, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested 38-year old accused Narayan Sahu in connection with the murder of three homeless persons in the Millennium City. Sahu has reportedly …
  • Harmeet Desai hopes to cash in on Cuttack feat 31 Jul 2019 08:26 MUMBAI: Even though Harmeet Desai had tasted some success at the international level, the paddler hadn't really made it count at the individual level. Things, however, changed for the man from Surat a week ago when he got the monkey off his back by …
  • Odisha: Police arrest suspect in triple murder case in Cuttack 29 Jul 2019 17:02 Police had suspected that a psychopathic killer was responsible for the murders. Cuttack: Police have arrested a suspect on Monday in connection with the triple murder here. Speaking to media DCP Cuttak, Akhileshwar Singh said, "We have detained a …
  • Cuttack’s triple murder accused arrested 29 Jul 2019 10:37 The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack police commissionerate had increased vigil and started sensitising late-night commuters. (Representational) The Odisha police on Monday claimed to have caught the perpetrator of recent triple murders that had given Cuttack City a …
  • Odisha: Cuttack serial killer to be caught soon 29 Jul 2019 00:53 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha police on Sunday claimed to have a clue about the serial killer who has brutally murdered three persons in Cuttack city. “We have got some clues and based on that he will be caught very soon,” informed police commissioner Satyajit …
  • Odisha: Police conducts raids on dance bars in Cuttack, rescues 96 women 27 Jul 2019 14:09 Apart from Odisha girls, the dance bars had also engaged dancers from West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Mumbai, Punjab, and Haryana. Bhubaneswar: Cracking down on dance bars for illegally engaging women, a joint team of five police stations carried out ' …
  • Cuttack police raise vigil after three murders in 24 hours 27 Jul 2019 01:40 The police said the three murders have some similarities, even as many local residents have started talking about a suspected serial killer. The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack police commissionerate has increased vigil and started sensitising late-night commuters, …
  • Three Murders Within 24 Hours In Cuttack, Special Team To Trace Killers 26 Jul 2019 10:00 The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police plans to take steps to help prevent more such murders. Cuttack: A special police team has been formed to identify and trace the killers in the wake of three murders in the city since Tuesday, an officer said. …
  • Police on alert after 3 identical murders under 48 hours in Odisha’s Cuttack 26 Jul 2019 08:57 Cuttack: Three deaths within a span of 48 hours in Odisha’s Cuttack has led to widespread panic and the police are suspecting a psychopathic killer. A special team was set up on Friday to identify and trace the killer.  “In last 48 hours, three murders …
  • Cops intensify night patrolling in Odisha's Cuttack 26 Jul 2019 05:45 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Police are yet to make any breakthrough into the killing of three homeless people that has rocked Silver City and posed a serious challenge to Commissionerate Police. ALSO READ: Training for cops on soft skills gets …
  • Night Killer leaves Cuttack cops sleepless 26 Jul 2019 05:41 By Express News Service CUTTACK: As law and order situation spirals out of control across the State, brutal murder of three homeless persons in a span of 36 hours sent shockwaves in Cuttack on Wednesday. The murders, which apparently were committed in a …
  • Expired drugs dumped on Cuttack river bed 16 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service CUTTACK: After dumping of garbage and construction debris on Mahanadi river bed, expired drugs and expired food materials are being openly disposed of in the river near Bhuasuni Patha. The dumping on the river bed in violation of …
  • Cuttack Municipal Corporation plan for street vendors a non-starter 15 Jul 2019 04:29 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The plan of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) for rehabilitation of street vendors has failed to take off due to lackadaisical attitude of the civic body authorities.  With CMC failing to implement the Odisha Street …
  • 11-yr-old boy electrocuted in Odisha's Cuttack  10 Jul 2019 04:45 By Express News Service CUTTACK: An 11-year-old boy was electrocuted after coming in contact with a sagging live wire in Sriram village at 42 Mauza locality here on Tuesday.  The boy, Subhradas Acharya, was a Class V student of Saraswati Sishu Bidya Mandir …
  • NCLT Cuttack orders liquidation of Adhunik Metaliks, group co Zion 08 Jul 2019 16:27 With the UK-based Liberty House Group failing to implement its resolution plan, the Cuttack Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Monday passed order for liquidation of Adhunik Metaliks Ltd and group company Zion Steel. The Bench, comprising …
  • Cuttack Municipal Corporation facilitates continuous dumping in Mahanadi bed 05 Jul 2019 04:40 By Express News Service CUTTACK: In blatant violation of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order on keeping Mahanadi free from waste, dumping of garbage and construction debris on the river bed continues unabated with the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC …
  • Odisha: After nurses, video of women attendants dancing in Cuttack hospital goes viral 29 Jun 2019 08:16 Four nurses of a hospital in Odisha’s Malkangiri had recorded Tiktok videos of them singing and dancing. (File) A video of two women attendants of S C B Medical College and Hospital dancing in the orthopaedic ward has gone viral in the social media, days …
  • District officials in Cuttack to visit doorstep and listen to problem 29 Jun 2019 05:24 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  With an aim to create awareness among people on various developmental programmes of the Government, newly-appointed district Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani has launched ‘Grievances of People at their Doorsteps (GOPAD)’ …
  • Mahanadi’s abuse casts flood shadow on Cuttack 27 Jun 2019 04:01 Express News Service CUTTACK: Aided and abetted by administrative inaction, the Mahanadi river abutting Cuttack city is being buried one truck load of broken bricks and concrete debris at a time. The day is not far when the mighty Mahanadi will not take it …
  • Cuttack throws up stink as garbage piles up on roads 24 Jun 2019 04:39 Express News Service CUTTACK: Sanitation in the Millennium City has gone for a toss with heaps of unattended garbage strewn on roads and public places becoming a common sight in many parts of Cuttack. Garbage dumps can be seen along the roads stretching …
  • College student commits suicide in Cuttack 22 Jun 2019 03:56 By Express News Service CUTTACK: A Plus Three First Year Commerce student of Uday Nath College of Science and Technology at Adaspur in Cuttack district was found hanging from the ceiling fan in a hostel room on June 21.  The deceased has been identified as …
  • Fresh jaundice outbreak in Odisha's Cuttack 15 Jun 2019 05:21 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Fresh outbreak of jaundice has spread panic among residents of Sankarpur locality in the city. In the last one week, more than 10 persons have been affected by the waterborne disease in Sankarpur Diha Sahi and Barik Sahi …
  • Fire safety found lacking in coaching hubs of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack 28 May 2019 05:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/CUTTACK: In the wake of the coaching centre fire tragedy in Gujarat’s Surat, Odisha Fire Service personnel on Monday conducted simultaneous inspections at 23 coaching centres in the Twin City of Bhubaneswar and …
  • Indian Women’s League: Kolhapur City beat SAI-STC Cuttack 2-0 16 May 2019 10:45 Category: News, Sports Posted by Neha Published: May 16, 2019, 3:24 pm IST Updated: May 16, 2019, 3:24 pm IST ANI | Updated: May 16, 2019 12:25 IST Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], May 16 (ANI): FC Kolhapur City finished off their Indian Women’s League campaign …
  • 30 lakh affected by Cyclone Fani in Cuttack 05 May 2019 04:52 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Extremely severe cyclone Fani has wrought havoc in the district affecting more than 30.96 lakh people. As per preliminary assessment, a total of 30,96,874 people belonging to 2,065 villages in 14 blocks and 113 Wards in …
  • Winning in Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapada with huge margins: Piyush Goyal 21 Apr 2019 19:35 [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said that the BJP is winning with huge margins from Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapada Lok Sabha seats in Odisha. "I went to Puri, Cuttack and now Kendrapada, in Odisha. All three are prestigious …
  • Will Modi factor spring a surprise in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar LS seats? 21 Apr 2019 06:53 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As one embarks on a journey from the Capital city to Khandapada passing through two Lok Sabha and six Assembly constituencies, a picture of divided voters’ preference emerges from the area which is going to polls in the …
  • Cuttack decks up for Basanti Durga Puja 10 Apr 2019 04:15 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Cuttack is agog with festivities for Basanti Durga Puja that is celebrated with same religious fervour and pomp during the spring season as is the famous autumn festival of Dussehra.Commencing Wednesday, organisers of 19 …
  • CP advisory on election roadshows in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack 14 Mar 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Commissionerate Police on Wednesday issued an advisory for public meetings, roadshows and rallies in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack during General Elections. Commissioner of Police Satyajit Mohanty held a …
  • Cuttack gears up to deal with summer heat 10 Mar 2019 05:01 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The district administration has geared up to tackle possible heat-wave like conditions across the district this summer.At a preparatory meeting held to deal with the situation, Collector Aravind Agrawal asked officials to …
  • No end to decade-long drinking water crisis in Cuttack 27 Feb 2019 07:36 By Express News Service CUTTACK: There seems to be no let up in the decade-long drinking water crisis for residents of Bishalyakarani Lane in the Millennium City.  Drinking water is being supplied to the locality for six months in a year and for the …
  • Cuttack BJD MLA manhandles man during last rites of CRPF jawan, apologises later 20 Feb 2019 07:55 Cuttack BJD MLA Debashish Samantaray. (Source: Video screengrab from local TV Youtube channel) BJD’s Cuttack MLA Debashish Samantaray on Tuesday apologised for manhandling an elderly man at the funeral of a CRPF jawan killed in the February 14 Pulwama …
  • 15-Year-Old Girl In Cuttack Allegedly Gang-Raped For 3 Days In Cuttack 20 Feb 2019 00:45 After rescuing the girl, police have sent her for medical examination. (Representational) Cuttack: A 15-year-old girl has alleged that she was raped by four men for three days in Cuttack , police said on Tuesday. The girl was rescued by members of the …
  • Neither BJD nor Congress can develop Odisha: Amit Shah in Cuttack 30 Jan 2019 20:54 BJP chief Amit Shah (Express photo/File) BJP president Amit Shah, addressing party workers in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Tuesday, took on the BJD and the Congress, saying neither party can develop the state. Shah said, “BJD aur Congress dono ek hi …
  • Jaundice returns to Cuttack, municipal corporation in dark 14 Jan 2019 02:45 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  While fresh outbreak of jaundice has spread panic among residents of the Millennium City, Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) is in a state of ignorance about the disease raising its ugly head again.More than 20 residents …
  • Bandh impacts life in Cuttack, patients suffer 09 Jan 2019 03:05 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Normal life in the Millennium City was disrupted on the first day of the two-day bandh called by trade unions against the ‘anti trade’ policies of the Central Government.The worst affected were the patients as approach to …
  • Illegal parking chokes busy Cuttack road 31 Dec 2018 04:55 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Illegal parking of vehicles on Badambadi-Link Road is causing traffic snarls and inconveniencing hundreds of commuters even during idle hours. Besides, rampant encroachment and careless driving have worsened traffic …
  • Watch: Tusker enters residential area in Odisha’s Cuttack 25 Dec 2018 05:33 Dec 25, 2018, 08:22 ISTSource: ANIResidents remained panic stricken when an elephant entered inside CDA area during late hours on Monday. Police stationed at a nearby petrol pump started chasing the tusker. Till now the elephant has not been caught hold. …
  • Stray dogs terrorise residents as Cuttack Municipal Corporation yet to put leash on menace 21 Dec 2018 03:46 Express News Service CUTTACK: Stray dog menace has assumed alarming proportions in the Millennium City. With a significant rise in the number of stray dogs, instances of dog bites have also gone up in the city. The menace has made commuting on roads a …
  • Infra woes ail in Cuttack's AHRCC as patient care suffers 19 Dec 2018 04:09 Express News Service CUTTACK: Lack of infrastructure has severely hit patient care at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC) here.The premier State-run hospital is the only hope for thousands of poor cancer patients. Apart from Odisha, patients …
  • Cuttack Municipal Corporation neglect raises a stink as garbage piles up 12 Dec 2018 04:41 Express News Service CUTTACK: Sanitation in several areas of the Millennium City is in a deplorable state. Piles of garbage strewn on the roadsides with stray dogs and cattle rummaging through the waste have become a common sight. The roads from Seminary …
  • Foundation laid for MANUU Campus in Cuttack, Odisha 08 Dec 2018 08:41 Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is all set to open its Campus at Cuttack. The foundation stone was laid by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik on 5th December 2018 at Cuttack. Shri. Naveen Patnaik after laying …
  • Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Rs 110 crore sewage plant for Cuttack 06 Dec 2018 05:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday dedicated the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at CDA Sector- 1 to the people of Cuttack. Inaugurating the project, the Chief Minister said the plant would help in improving the …
  • Urdu university regional centre to open at Cuttack 04 Dec 2018 05:02 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Hyderabad-based Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is all set to open its regional centre for Odisha in Cuttack. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is likely to lay the foundation stone of the proposed centre at …
  • Salman Khan to join Hockey World Cup celebrations in Cuttack 28 Nov 2018 10:44 Posted by Syed Qayam Ali on Nov 28, 2018, 4:09 PM IST Bollywood Cuttack: Superstar Salman Khan will participate in the second phase of the inaugural function of Odisha Hockey Mens World Cup at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Wednesday. Salman took to …
  • Salman Khan to join Hockey World Cup celebration in Cuttack 27 Nov 2018 20:39
  • 80,000 footfall on day 1 of Baliyatra in Cuttack 24 Nov 2018 05:45 Express News Service CUTTACK: The historic Baliyatra festival kicked off with traditional fanfare in the Millennium City on Friday. Over 80,000 people visited the fair ground on the first day. Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera officially inaugurated the …
  • Death toll in Cuttack mishap is 10, not 12: Police 21 Nov 2018 15:38 [India], Nov 21 (ANI): Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty on Wednesday clarified that 10 passengers were killed after a bus crashed into the railing of Mahanadi bridge near Jagatpur on the outskirts of Cuttack city on Tuesday evening, and not 12 as …
  • Odisha: 12 killed, 49 injured as bus skids off bridge in Cuttack 21 Nov 2018 08:13 The accident took place when the bus collided with a buffalo (Twitter/ANI) At least 12 people were killed and 49 injured after a bus crashed into the railing of a bridge near Jagatpur on the outskirts of Cuttack city on Tuesday evening and plunged 30 …
  • 12 Dead As Bus Falls Off Bridge After Colliding With Buffalo In Cuttack 21 Nov 2018 06:49 Cuttack, Odisha:  Twelve people died today and at least 49 were injured after a bus fell off a bridge over the Mahanadi river in Odisha's Cuttack after it hit a buffalo. The bus, carrying 30 passengers, rammed the side of the bridge, broke through the …
  • Odisha: 12 killed after bus falls from Mahanadi bridge in Cuttack 21 Nov 2018 05:30 Bus falls from Mahanadi bridge in Cuttack At least 12 people were killed and 49 others injured on Tuesday after a bus carrying  passengers fell from the Mahanadi bridge near Jagatpur in Cuttack, news agency PTI reported. The private bus, on its way to …
  • 12 dead, 49 injured after bus falls off bridge in Cuttack while trying to save buffalo 21 Nov 2018 04:52 By PTI CUTTACK: At least 12 people were killed and 49 injured after a bus fell into the Mahanadi riverbed from a bridge near Jagatpur on the outskirts of the city Tuesday evening, police said. The private bus, on its way to Cuttack from Talcher, crashed …
  • 7 die after bus falls off bridge in Cuttack 21 Nov 2018 02:49 Rescue teams have reached the accident spot and rescue operation is underway. Cuttak: At least 7 people died after a bus carrying them fell from the Mahanadi bridge near Jagatpur in Odisha’s capital, Cuttack on Tuesday. Around 30 passengers were in the bus …
  • Cuttack bus mishap: Death toll rises to 12 20 Nov 2018 20:24 [India], Nov 21 (ANI): The death toll in Cuttack bus accident that took place on Tuesday near Jagatpur has increased to 12. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who visited the accident spot to take stock of the situation, said, "The bus which met with …
  • Cuttack to gift souvenirs with silver filigree to players at Men's Hockey World Cup 19 Nov 2018 02:57 [India], Nov 19 (ANI): A physically challenged artist Pankaj Kumar Sahu has become an inspiration to others by making Cuttack known as the 'Silver City' has found its place of pride at Men's Hockey World Cup for its famous silver filigree works …
  • Civic apathy: Sting menace back in Cuttack  18 Nov 2018 06:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Mardala maestro Guru Banamali Maharana passed away after prolonged illness in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. He was 77. Guru Maharana was undergoing treatment at a private hospital where he breathed his last. Guru Banamali …
  • Gold, Silver Embellishments Adorn Durga Puja Pandals In Cuttack 17 Oct 2018 16:59 Gold, Silver Embellishments are hallmarks of Durga Puja pandals in Cuttack. Cuttack:   Like every other year, Millenium City Cuttack's Durga Puja will be marked by gold and silver embellishments at Puja pandals. Organisers have opted for exquisite …
  • Cuttack administration forms WhatsApp group for road repair work  08 Oct 2018 06:02 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Ahead of Durga Puja, the district administration has started using social media to monitor road repair work in the city and formed a WhatsApp group ‘Dussehra Road Safety’. ALSO READ | Pamphlets expose corruption in Odisha…
  • Man Slits Wrist While Playing 'Momo Challenge' in Cuttack 17 Sep 2018 18:42 Police have seized his mobile phone and investigations revealed he was playing 'Momo challenge' Cuttack: A man in Odisha's Cuttack district had slit his wrist with a sharp weapon while playing the online game 'Momo challenge', police …
  • Cuttack tribal village yet to get pucca road; cannot avail ambulance, fire brigade services 17 Sep 2018 02:31 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Even as the Centre has set a target to provide all-weather connectivity to all the habitations by March 2019, a tribal village in Mahakalabasta panchayat under Athagarh block of the district continues to be severely …
  • Cuttack to get its 50-ft high Ganesh 12 Sep 2018 02:06 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Ganesh idols are growing taller and fancier with every passing year due to the competition among the organisers in the city. While different Puja Committees are adding silver ornaments, gorgeous decoration and huge welcome …
  • Cuttack Municipal Corporation in a soup over licence to Kalyan Mandaps 08 Sep 2018 22:53 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has landed in a soup after the Orissa High Court-appointed amicus curiae recently filed a petition seeking a probe into the temporary licences granted to Kalyan Mandaps in the city by …
  • Overnight rain floods Cuttack areas 06 Sep 2018 18:30 Cuttack: Incessant overnight rain led to overflowing drains and inundated roads in a few places prone to waterlogging here on Thursday. The city experienced 105.4 mm rainfall between 8pm and 8am. Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) officials worked …
  • Cuttack Police Probe Momo Challenge Link After 25-Year-Old Found Hanging 05 Sep 2018 16:21 The "Momo Challenge" is a form of cyberbullying that spreads through social media and cell phones. Cuttack: Cuttack police said they were investigating whether the death of a 25-year-old man whose body was found hanging on Wednesday, had anything …
  • Cuttack dengue action plan crawls 04 Sep 2018 19:36 Cuttack: The municipal corporation's action plan to contain the spread of dengue has been making tardy progress since it was launched 11 days ago. Although "a multi-pronged action plan" was drawn up to cover the 11 wards from where 24 dengue …
  • Zomato expands food delivery services to Vijayawada, Madurai, Cuttack 22 Aug 2018 12:53 With this launch, Zomato’s online ordering services are now available across 31 cities in India, Zomato said in a statement. New Delhi: Online restaurant guide and food ordering firm Zomato on Wednesday said it has expanded its ordering and food delivery …
  • Dengue cases on the rise in Cuttack 15 Jul 2018 00:55 By Express News Service CUTTACK: With unclean and unhygienic prevailing in the district in rainy season, dengue cases are on the rise. So far, 45 persons have been affected by the mosquito-borne disease. While highest 21 dengue cases were reported from …
  • Farmers hit streets in Cuttack 12 Jul 2018 01:46 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Thousands of farmers under the banner of Nabanirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) on Wednesday staged a mass protest in front of Cuttack Collector’s office demanding price, prestige and pension. Around 10,000 farmers, including …
  • Large-scale vacancies have diminished the quality of treatment in Cuttack 04 Jul 2018 02:36 Express News Service CUTTACK: Shortage of doctors and infrastructure has crippled health care services in government-run hospitals in Cuttack, the home district of Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena. Of the total sanctioned strength of 298 …
  • Low-lying areas in Odisha's Cuttack inundated 28 Jun 2018 02:24 By Express News Service CUTTACK: With incessant rain continuing to lash Millennium City since Tuesday morning, several lowlying areas were under kneedeep water on Wednesday. More than 50 localities like Badambadi, Roxy Lane, Pithapur, Rajabagicha, Jhanjir …
  • INOX Leisure Ltd commences operations of new multiplex at Cuttack 16 Jun 2018 09:28 INOX Leisure Ltd has commenced the Commercial Operations of a Multiplex Cinema Theatre taken on Lease basis, located at INOX Leisure Limited, SGBL Square, Town Hall Road, Chowdhury Bazar, Cuttack - 753 009 with effect from today, i.e. Saturday, 16th June, …
  • Pradhan inaugurates 2 CNG stations in Cuttack 10 Jun 2018 01:41 [India], June 10 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated two Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations in Cuttack district of Odisha on Saturday. Pradhan said, "The CNG stations, located at CDA Sector 1 and …
  • Top Cuttack copsays his UK visa stolen, case filed 04 Jun 2018 23:54 Meanwhile, the police registered a case and initiated an investigation. New Delhi: An additional commissioner of police (ACP) from Cuttack in Odisha filed a complaint at the IGI (Indira Gandhi International) Airport about the alleged theft of his visa for …
  • Odisha Congress protests fuel price hike, blocks traffic in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack 04 Jun 2018 06:21 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: June 4, 2018 11:31:51 am Auto-rickshaws were also off the roads, while people avoided taking out their own vehicles and some two-wheelers were seen plying the streets. Vehicular traffic came to a halt in Bhubaneswar and …
  • After burst of fame by meeting PM Modi, Cuttack tea-seller back on hunt for funds 02 Jun 2018 23:39 Devarapalli Prakash Rao at his tea stall in Cuttack. Devarapalli Prakash Rao, who runs a small tea stall in Buxi Bazar area of Cuttack, shot to national fame over the weekend of May 26-27. Invited by the Prime Minister’s Office, he met Narendra Modi on the …
  • People touch my feet now: Life of Cuttack tea seller changed after PM's Mann ki baat 30 May 2018 17:41 Cuttack: "People are touching my feet now," says D Prakash Rao, a Cuttack-based tea seller, after he was lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 44th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' over the weekend. Starting at the mere age of 6, Rao …
  • PM Modi praises Cuttack’s tea seller for teaching in slums 27 May 2018 20:13 Modi acknowledged tea seller D Prakash Rao while speaking about the significance of tea shop. BHUBANESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed a tea seller from Cuttack in his popular radio show Mann Ki Baat. Mr Modi acknowledged tea seller D …
  • PM Narendra Modi praises Cuttack tea seller for educating slum kids 27 May 2018 18:21 BHUBANESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today showered praises on D Prakash Rao, a tea seller from Cuttack, for his noble deed of educating poor slum kids of his locality. Modi narrated Rao's story while addressing the nation during his monthly radio …
  • PM Modi in Cuttack: ‘Govt moving on correct path, fight against corruption sent shivers down spines of opponents' 27 May 2018 02:59 PM Modi in Cuttack Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday claimed that his government was moving on the correct path, adding the people have put their seal of approval on it.  Addressing  a public rally at the Bali Yatra ground in Cuttack on the fourth …
  • PM Modi in Cuttack LIVE: 'My govt is guided by janmat, not janpath' 26 May 2018 12:42 PM Modi addresses rally in Cuttack Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presently addressing a rally in Odisha's Cuttack. The prime minister is giving details of the work done by his government in last four years. The Narendra Modi government completes 4 …
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address public rally in Cuttack 25 May 2018 17:21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing a public rally in Cuttack in Odisha to mark the fourth year of his government. The PM is expected to highlight his government’s achievements. The choice of Cuttack in coastal Odisha for the rally is also …
  • Vodafone India opens store in Cuttack 21 May 2018 19:04 Vodafone India has launched a store in Madhupatna, Cuttack (Odisha). Based in Link Road Square, Madhupatna in Cuttack, Vodafone's new store provides customers with various services through special designated zones such as 4G Zone to discover and …
  • Odisha: PM Modi to read report card at Cuttack 21 May 2018 01:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give the report card of his Government’s achievements at a public meeting in Cuttack on May 26 to mark the completion of four years of the BJP led Government at the Centre. Besides, a …
  • On 4th anniversary, PM Narendra Modi to address public meeting in Cuttack 19 May 2018 11:13 BHUBANESWAR: Marking the completion of four years of his government at the Centre on May 26, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public meeting in Cuttack. Disclosing this here on Saturday, BJP general secretary Odisha in-charge Arun Singh said, …
  • Odisha: Labourer stuck 30-feet inside water pipe in Cuttack rescued after six hours 17 May 2018 10:45 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: May 17, 2018 4:12:18 pm The accident has revived questions about unsafe conditions for workers employed in construction and maintenance of public infrastructure in Odisha. (Express photo) A labourer was …
  • Cuttack's Sharma Publications opts for Heidelberg SX 74 and Suprasetter A106 09 May 2018 08:36 The machine has been installed at its shopfloor in Cuttack in February 2018. Debi Prasad Sharma, managing director, Sharma Publications said, “We opted for Heidelberg machines as it is a credible brand and we liked the quality and precision of print …
  • Odisha: Hospital declares six-year-old rape victim from Cuttack dead 29 Apr 2018 14:37 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: April 29, 2018 8:02:31 pm The girl’s health status had taken a turn for the worse, since Saturday. The six-year-old girl, who was raped, strangulated, and abandoned to die by her 25-year-old neighbour in …
  • Odisha: Skill centre for filigree artisans at Cuttack soon 28 Apr 2018 01:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:The Silver City of Cuttack will soon have a Skill-cum-Common Facility Centre for filigree craftsmen. The state-of-the-art training facility will be set up by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Gems and …
  • Cuttack's waste disposal runs into legal hurdles 08 Apr 2018 01:36 CUTTACK: The  Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) landed in trouble after a Hyderabad-based Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited stopped garbage collection and disposal work from April 1.The corporation had roped in Ramky for a period of five years and the …
  • Miscreants loot Rs 27 lakh from company staff in Cuttack 01 Apr 2018 02:34 CUTTACK: IN a broad daylight robbery, unidentified miscreants attacked the staff of a private construction company with a knife and looted Rs 27 lakh from him outside Jagatpur branch of Allahabad Bank on Saturday. The victim, Nalini Tripathy (38), an …
  • Parking lots up for auction in Cuttack 25 Mar 2018 18:58 Cuttack: The municipal corporation has put 30 paid parking areas across the city up for auction with a reserved price of Rs 24.96 lakh for the upcoming 2018-19 fiscal. Municipal commissioner Bikash Ranjan Mohapatra said tenders had been invited for …
  • Land hurdle cleared for Cuttack gate plan 23 Mar 2018 20:23 Work in progress on the third pillar of the millennium city gate. Picture by Badrika Nath Das Cuttack: The state government has cleared the land within the boundary wall of the Shailabala Women's College for the construction of the third pillar of the …
  • Cuttack boy tops GATE, eyes IIT-Kharagpur stint 18 Mar 2018 17:39 BHUBANESWAR: Jyotiranjan Barik, a fourth-year student of agricultural engineering at the Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), topped the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2018. He scored 959 out of 1,000 marks. "This was …
  • Odisha: President Ram Nath Kovind dedicates Biju Patnaik Museum and Learning Centre in Cuttack to nation 17 Mar 2018 12:51 CUTTACK: President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, today dedicated the Anand Bhavan Museum and Learning Centre, a memorial to the late chief minister Biju Patnaik, to the people of the nation. Kovind, who is on his first visit to Odisha as President, …
  • Parties start legwork for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha  15 Sep 2019 08:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The three main political parties have started groundwork for by-poll to Bijepur Assembly segment anticipating announcement of the polling date by the Election Commission of India soon. The by-poll is expected towards …
  • Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights meet over welfare migrant workers’ children 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BALANGIR : A district level consultation meeting on welfare of migrant workers’ children was held here on Friday. A draft action plan to address the plights of these children was prepared in the presence of officials of six Western …
  • Two held for murdering man over liquor in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 05:55 By Express News Service BARGARH: Police on Monday arrested two murder accused who murdered a person over liquor on Sunday in Bhatli block. They are Bhagbana Bariha of Bheluanpadar village and Jagdish Biswal of Kansar village. The two in an inebriated …
  • Odisha 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 …
  • NRC demand gains wind in Odisha's Kendrapara 01 Sep 2019 06:34 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: With the publication of final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the issue of deportation of large number of Bangladeshi immigrants from the district has cropped up again. The issue of NRC for …
  • 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 …
  • Low pressure to trigger more rain across Odisha 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as rain pounded several parts of the State on Friday with Bhubaneswar recording 16.3 mm rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for more showers in the next 24 hours.  On the day Puri …
  • Good news: More rains in store for Odisha 19 Aug 2019 07:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said more rains are in store for Odisha as a low-pressure area has formed over central parts of Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining Jharkhand under the influence of a …
  • Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster 17 Aug 2019 20:17 Express News Service On Wednesday last, Shiba Patra, a native of Ganjam's Buguda was bitten by a venomous snake. Instead of rushing him to a hospital, his family members took him to nearby Baladevjew Temple for a special ritual. The temple priests …
  • 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) …
  • Noted freedom fighter Dayanidhi Nayak passes away at 95 11 Aug 2019 03:58 Bargarh: Noted freedom fighter Dayanidhi Nayak, who struggled against the British Government during the Quit India movement, breathed his last at his native village, Panimora on Saturday at the age of 95. One of the 32 freedom fighters from Panimora, he …
  • 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 …
  • Congress attacks Odisha govt over farm suicides 03 Aug 2019 08:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Opposition Congress on Friday came down heavily on the State Government over suicides of farmers in the State and accused the Naveen Patnaik-led dispensation of being indifferent to their plight. The issue cropped up …
  • White Paper: In 2018, Odisha witnessed 6 riots a day 29 Jul 2019 00:52 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha witnessed nearly six riots every day in 2018. While the state had witnessed nearly seven riots a day in 2017, the rate was five a day in 2016, the home department whitepaper tabled in the Assembly on Saturday evening said. The state had …
  • Rains to continue till August first week in Odisha 28 Jul 2019 04:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Farmers of the state who have been waiting for rains to revive their crops and kick start agriculture activities, now have a ray of hope. The much-awaited rainfall activity will remain above normal across Odisha till …
  • Rainfall brings down deficit by four per cent in Odisha 27 Jul 2019 04:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a major respite for the people of Odisha, rainfall deficit which stood at 32 per cent earlier in the week has now come down by four per cent after increase in rainfall activity in the last two days.  India …
  • Govt draws flak over drought inaction causing farmer suicides 26 Jul 2019 05:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Opposition BJP and Congress came down heavily on the state government in the Assembly on Thursday over its inaction to tackle the drought-like situation caused due to scanty rainfall in the state which has resulted in …
  • Water scarcity haunts Odisha in middle of monsoon 25 Jul 2019 12:48 More than one month into southwest monsoon season, scarcity of water, both for drinking and irrigation purposes, continues to haunt people of Odisha. While a farmer in Bargarh district ended his life apprehending that the deficient rainfall could spoil his …
  • 119 blocks in Odisha lack JMFC courts, admits Minister 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 119 blocks in Odisha do not have Civil Judge-cum-JMFC court. Admitting this, the state government on Wednesday said plans are afoot to establish 16 courts in 13 districts and a decision on opening courts in …
  • ‘Hand Made in India’ project to turn artisans into entrepreneurs 18 Jul 2019 19:11 After engaging with business professionals, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) will now look to develop entrepreneurial competencies in about 5,000 weavers, artisans and traders to promote hand-made art. Named ‘Hand Made in India’ (HMI …
  • 38 farmers’ suicide not linked to crop loss, says Odisha government  18 Jul 2019 02:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Wednesday said 38 farmers have committed suicide in the last three financial years upto March 2019 but none of the cases was linked to crop loss or loan burden. “Not a single farmer in the state …
  • Odisha: 3 persons including forest official held for extortion 14 Jul 2019 18:18 Bargarh (Odisha) [India], July 14 (ANI): Three persons including a forest official have been arrested by Bhatli police on the charges of extortion here on Sunday. According to Superintendent of Police (SP) Mukesh Kumar Bhamo, Deputy Ranger along with two …
  • Opposition raises farmers neglect cry in Odisha Assembly 03 Jul 2019 04:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Opposition in the Assembly on Tuesday came down heavily on the state government for not taking any concrete step for development of farm sector and instead announcing only populist schemes at the time of elections …
  • 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 …
  • Rainfall activity picks up pace in Odisha 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least nine days after southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha, the rainfall activity picked up pace on Sunday. Rainfall occurred at most places in north Odisha and at isolated places in southern region from Saturday to …
  • BJP slams Odisha government over closure of market yards 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJP on Sunday slammed the state government over closure of all market yards when farmers are facing a harrowing time in selling their paddy. “Even as huge quantity of paddy is lying in different market yards of …
  • Four arrested for killing man during dacoity bid in Odisha 30 Jun 2019 04:01 By Express News Service BARGARH: Bargarh police has arrested four members of a gang for the murder of a man during a loot attempt in Jarmuda village under Bargarh Town police limits earlier this month. On the night of June 10, six miscreants had broken …
  • Sorcerer tries to bring dead woman to life in Odisha  24 Jun 2019 04:39 By Express News Service BARGARH: Despite the state government’s efforts, superstitious practices continue to thrive across Odisha. In one such instance, a sorcerer tried to resurrect a woman, who died of snakebite, near the post-mortem wing of Padampur Sub …
  • DRDA official found dead in Odisha 22 Jun 2019 03:56 By Express News Service PHULBANI: Additional Project Director of Kandhamal DRDA Dhruba Charan Singh was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his official residence on June 21. Singh, who was in-charge of rural housing branch in DRDA, did not come …
  • Alliance Air starts flights from Odisha's Jharsuguda airport 21 Jun 2019 21:31 [India], Jun 5 (ANI): Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India Limited on Wednesday started daily flight services to Bhubaneswar and Raipur from Veer Surendra Sai Airport here. On the inaugural day, 53 passengers boarded the first flight to Bhubaneswar. The …
  • Amazon to work with artisan cooperatives, back sellers of traditional art 17 Jun 2019 16:13 As part of its plans to increase its seller base in the country, Amazon will be focusing on increasing its presence across artisan cooperatives, while increasing the number of sellers dealing in traditional art. Currently, it has around 2,100 sellers …
  • BJP begins Amit Shah's successor hunt with membership drive 14 Jun 2019 02:15 NEW DELHI: The BJP has begun the process of electing its new president with the incumbent, Amit Shah, holding a meeting with national office-bearers, state unit presidents and general secretaries (organisation) to discuss a fresh membership drive –– the …
  • Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha 13 Jun 2019 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 39 people have reportedly died due to heat wave in Odisha which continued to reel under gruelling hot conditions with little relief in sight. Four out of 39 alleged sunstroke death cases have been …
  • Odisha sizzles as monsoon stays away 11 Jun 2019 06:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As North India virtually burns, Odisha too, is feeling the heat. That the south-west monsoon has become sluggish in its advancement has not helped the matter at all. While the deep depression over the Arabian Sea and …
  • Oyo to double its presence in Odisha in six months 11 Jun 2019 06:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  OYO Hotels and Homes on Monday announced to ramp up its presence in Odisha and take the count of rooms to over 10,500 by the end of 2019.  The hotel chain that has a strong presence across cities of Bhubaneswar, Puri, …
  • Senior BJD leader Pratap Keshari Deb resigns from Rajya Sabha 11 Jun 2019 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Senior BJD leader and former minister Pratap Keshari Deb has resigned from Rajya Sabha. He retained Aul Assembly seat from where he was elected with a huge margin in the recently concluded elections. Deb had defeated …
  • Congress sub-committees step up to combat election debacle job in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress on Sunday distributed responsibilities among six sub-committees constituted to visit different areas of the State to find out reasons behind the party’s worst ever performance in 2019 elections. The first sub- …
  • Alliance Air connects Bhubaneswar with Jharsuguda under UDAN 05 Jun 2019 12:33 Bhubaneswar: Air India's subsidiary, Alliance Air, on Wednesday, started flight operations between Jharsuguda and Bhubaneswar. The flights between the two destinations were operated under the Centre's 'Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik' (UDAN) scheme, …
  • Naveen Patnaik betrayed people of western Odisha: Suresh Pujari BJP secretary 04 Jun 2019 09:22 Image Source : PTI Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik betrayed people of western Odisha A day after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik vacated the Bijepur Assembly seat and retained Hinjili, opposition BJP on Monday accused him of having betrayed the people of the …
  • Pujari slams CM for vacating Bijepur seat 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Bargarh MP and national secretary of BJP Suresh Pujari accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of playing with the sentiments of people of Western Odisha by vacating the Bijepur Assembly seat. Addressing media persons here …
  • Odisha Man Wants To Build Museum To Display 8000 Rare Artefacts 03 Jun 2019 13:23 Bargarh, Odisha: With a passion of collecting rare and historical relics and artefacts, 40-year-old Satya Ketan Mohanty has over 8,000 items in his collection. He wants to establish a museum in Western Odisha. He has been collecting priceless items from …
  • No reward by Centre as State riles Western Odisha and Kendrapara voters 03 Jun 2019 05:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJP-led Government at the Centre and Naveen Patnaik’s Ministry in Odisha have started functioning after a gruelling campaign schedule.While Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team visited the State several times …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik resigns from Bijepur constituency 03 Jun 2019 05:23 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday resigned from Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat. Patnaik sent his resignation as legislator from Bijepur constituency in Bargarh district to Assembly …
  • With over 8000 rare artifacts, Odisha hobbyist dreams of establishing museum 03 Jun 2019 04:01 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 03, 2019, 8:30 am IST Updated: Jun 03, 2019, 8:37 am IST Bargarh (Odisha): With a passion for collecting rare and historical relics and artefacts, 40-year-old Satya Ketan Mohanty has over the last two …
  • Naveen Patnaik quits Bijepur seat, retains coastal stronghold Hinjili 02 Jun 2019 21:38 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (File photo) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik resigned from the Bijepur Assembly seat on Sunday, retaining the Hinjili seat from where he won for the fifth time in a row in the recently concluded state polls. Patnaik sent his …
  • Odisha CM resigns from Bijepur constituency, retains Hinjili 02 Jun 2019 17:29 Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik. (PTI) Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday resigned from the Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat. Patnaik sent his resignation as legislator from the …
  • Odisha CM vacates Bijepur Assembly seat 02 Jun 2019 14:38 Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday vacated the Bijepur Assembly seat and retained the Hinjili constituency. Patnaik, who became the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term, had contested and won …
  • 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 …
  • BJP sees trickery in CM Naveen Patanaik's Bijepur package 02 Jun 2019 06:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Criticising the State Government for announcing a special package for Bijepur, the BJP on Saturday alleged that not a single promise of the old package announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in 2017 for this …
  • Odisha: In Naveen Patnaik’s promises, BJP sees plan to vacate Bijepur 31 May 2019 19:57 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (File photo) After winning from western Odisha’s Bijepur Assembly seat in the state elections, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has unveiled a special package for the area. BJP leaders have claimed that the development indicates that …
  • Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha Chief Minister, 20 sworn in as Ministers 29 May 2019 14:17 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik was sworn in as Chief Minister of Odisha for the fifth consecutive term in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. As many as 20 other members of the new Council of Ministers were also sworn in at the ceremony held at the …
  • Naveen Patnaik Takes Oath As Odisha Chief Minister For Record Fifth Term 29 May 2019 08:44 Naveen Patnaik was sworn in as the chief minister of Odisha for a record fifth term on Wednesday after his party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) secured 112 of the 147 seats in the state assembly elections held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls.  Patnaik was …
  • Buzz over Central Ministry berths for Odisha BJP MPs 29 May 2019 06:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  After the saffron surge in Lok Sabha elections in Odisha which elected eight BJP Members to the Parliament, speculation is rife over representation of the State in the Central Ministry. Odisha had two Cabinet Ministers …
  • Vote gain but seat loss for BJD in Lok Sabha election 29 May 2019 06:30 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The outcome of the simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in the State has sprung many surprises for the BJD. While several leaders fell from the seat of power after being rejected by voters, a number of new faces …
  • Naveen Patnaik to be sworn in as Odisha CM, for record 5th time 29 May 2019 05:18 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 29, 2019, 7:53 am IST Updated: May 29, 2019, 7:53 am IST Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India]: Chief minister-designate Naveen Patnaik is set to take oath on Wednesday as the chief minister of Odisha, for the …
  • Speculation rife over Odisha Cabinet picks 28 May 2019 22:38 Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal will administer oath of office to the MLAs at 10.30 am on Wednesday. BHUBANESWAR: As BJD president Naveen Patnaik prepares to take oath on Wednesday as the chief minister of Odisha for the record fifth consecutive term, …
  • Assembly election results 2019: BJP to decide its leader as main opposition party in Odisha 27 May 2019 08:12 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With BJP emerging as the principal opposition party in the Assembly by relegating Congress to the third position, the saffron party has come a long way to stake claim for the Leader of Opposition, a key constitutional post …
  • Odisha: Naveen Patnaik chosen leader of BJD legislative party, meets Governor 27 May 2019 00:28 [India], May 26 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister and BJD leader Naveen Patnaik on Sunday met Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal and staked claim to form a government in the state for a fifth consecutive time. Patnaik's meeting with the Governor took place …
  • Odisha-based miniature artist carves Modi, Patnaik faces on pencil tips 26 May 2019 20:39 [India] May 26 (ANI): In order to commemorate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's thumping victory in the recently-held Lok Sabha polls, L Eswar Rao, a miniature artist, carved Modi and Patnaik's faces on separate …
  • Newly elected BJD MPs meet Naveen Patnaik, hold meeting 26 May 2019 09:34 BJD put up a tough fight against BJP and managed to retain 12 of 21 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Bhubaneshwar: Newly elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislators on Sunday met incumbent Odisha Chief Minister and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik, who is set to form …
  • Newly elected BJD MPs meet Naveen Patnaik 26 May 2019 09:34 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 26, 2019, 2:16 pm IST Updated: May 26, 2019, 2:16 pm IST Bhubaneshwar: Newly elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislators on Sunday met incumbent Odisha Chief Minister and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik, …
  • Capital records 39.5 degree, heat wave warning for 9 dists 26 May 2019 06:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Capital continued to reel under intense heat with temperatures touching 39.5 degree Celsius on Saturday. The Capital recorded a humidity level of 72 per cent, which made life miserable. The neighbouring Cuttack was …
  • Odisha Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI BJD leader Naveen Patnaik  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So …
  • Split voting helped BJP improve its tally in Odisha 25 May 2019 09:13 Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) In a clear departure from voting preferences in previous elections, Odisha has witnessed a split voting this time while selecting their representatives for Lok Sabha and the state Assembly. The split mandate helped the Bharatiya …
  • Regional representation, berths to allies likely in new BJP govt 25 May 2019 06:06 NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new Council of Ministers is likely to have new faces from states such as West Bengal and Karnataka as well as appropriate representation from the NDA partners despite BJP having a clear majority. Party …
  • RSS men who turned it around 24 May 2019 20:58 From Maharashtra to Odisha, these Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh spinmeisters have helped the BJP win big █ Sunil Deodhar Sunil Deodhar is an ardent RSS swayamsevak from Maharashtra. Starting his career as a schoolteacher, he later joined the BJP. He is the …
  • BJP improves showing in Odisha LS polls, wins 5 seats 24 May 2019 13:20 Image Source : PTI Representational Image The BJP has improved its Lok Sabha performance in Odisha by winning five seats and remaining ahead in two out of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. This is a great shift from 2014 when the saffron party …
  • Odisha: Its Naveen for fifth consecutive time 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik is on his way to form government in Odisha for fifth consecutive time, trends of counting for the Assembly polls suggest. While BJD is leading in 113 seats, the BJP which is …
  • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
  • Naveen Patnaik is invincible, to be Chief Minister for 5th time 23 May 2019 21:44 Bhubaneshwar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday once again proved his invincibility and withstood a spirited and high-pitched battle waged against him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to unseat him from power. As …
  • 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 …
  • Poverty triggers woman to jump into river with baby daughter 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Pushed to the brink of despair by acute poverty, a woman jumped into Devi river along with her seven-month-old daughter at Bachhalo within Naugaon police limits here on Tuesday night. The woman was identified as …
  • Man gets death sentence for raping minor in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 19:14 Jagatsinghpur, Sep 10 (IANS) A POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district on Tuesday awarded death sentence to a person for raping and murdering a minor girl last year. The court awarded death penalty to …
  • Aadhaar-ration card linking scares farmers in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 05:55 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The state government directive for submission of ration cards by linking it with Aadhaar during online registration under paddy procurement automation system (P-PAS) has left the farmers worried. They are now …
  • 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 …
  • NRC demand gains wind in Odisha's Kendrapara 01 Sep 2019 06:34 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: With the publication of final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the issue of deportation of large number of Bangladeshi immigrants from the district has cropped up again. The issue of NRC for …
  • Odisha: Youth poses as IT officer, dupes childhood friend 31 Aug 2019 21:52 The police said Subhransu and complainant Prafulla Swain were studying in the same school till Class 10. Bhubaneswar: The Odisha police on Saturday arrested a 29-year-old youth on charges of cheating his childhood friend impersonating himself as an income- …
  • 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 …
  • Ailing boy dies as parents rely on priest for treatment 31 Aug 2019 03:10 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Superstition has yet again claimed a precious life in the State. A three-year-old boy bitten by a suspected rabid dog died as his parents chose to rely on a temple priest for his treatment instead of providing him …
  • Goa Carbon temporarily shuts down Paradeep Unit. 29 Aug 2019 18:38 Goa Carbon has announced that operations at the company’s Paradeep Unit located at Vill. Udayabata, Paradeepgarh, Dist. Jagatsinghpur, Odisha has been temporarily shut down for maintenance work from today (August 29, 2019). The stock of Goa Carbon closed 1 …
  • Goa Carbon temporarily shuts down Paradeep Unitfor maintenance work 29 Aug 2019 08:51 Goa Carbon Limited has announced that the operations at the Company's Paradeep Unit located at Vill. Udayabata, Paradeepgarh, Dist. Jagatsinghpur, Orissa has been temporarily shut-down for maintenance work from today (29th August 2019). Shares of GOA …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Five investment proposals worth Rs. 2,04,069 crore receive Government of Odisha's nod 19 Aug 2019 14:19 With the 5T initiative devised by the Odisha Govt., where transformation goals will be achieved through teamwork, transparency and technology enablers in a time-bound manner, industrialisation is at its peak. This strategy has already started yielding …
  • Green nod likely for JSW project in Odisha 19 Aug 2019 02:40 BCCL The state government had agreed to hand over 2,968 ha of this land in Jagatsinghpur to JSW. Bhubaneshwar: The Forest Advisory Committee has agreed to the transfer of a clearance granted earlier to steelmaker Posco for its Odisha steel project in …
  • 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 …
  • Women's wing protest poor health care at community health centre 14 Aug 2019 02:11 By Express News Service PARADIP: Scores of women under the banner of Utkal Mahila Samiti on Tuesday staged a dharna in front of Kujang Community Health Centre (CHC) protesting the deterioration of health services due to a shortage of doctors and lack of …
  • Kapurabellari primary school students stage dharna in front of block office against school merger 14 Aug 2019 02:11 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Students of Kapurabellari primary school along with their guardians staged dharna in front of Balikuda block office here on Tuesday protesting merger of their school in “violation of the rationalisation policy”. …
  • 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) …
  • 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 …
  • Vizag-bound Malaysian cargo ship drifts to Odisha coast, sparks security concern 10 Aug 2019 18:41 BHUBANESWAR: A Malaysian cargo ship headed to Vishakhapatnam drifted towards the Odisha coast apparently due to technical problems, sparking a security scare as marine agencies remain on high alert after the decision on Article 370, officials said on …
  • 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 …
  • Rituals resume at 16th-century Sarala temple in Kanakpur 04 Aug 2019 02:15 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Rituals at the 16th-century Sarala temple at Kanakpur, which were stopped following a dispute between groups of two head priests, resumed with the intervention of the district administration on Saturday. A meeting to …
  • Odisha administration's plan for merger of schools draws flak  04 Aug 2019 02:15 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  School and Mass Education department’s decision to merge Kapuri Bellari Project School with Bagheipur Primary School in Barmunduli panchayat of the district have met with strong resistance. Kapur Bellari villagers …
  • Congress attacks Odisha govt over farm suicides 03 Aug 2019 08:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Opposition Congress on Friday came down heavily on the State Government over suicides of farmers in the State and accused the Naveen Patnaik-led dispensation of being indifferent to their plight. The issue cropped up …
  • 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 …
  • Sarala temple rituals disrupted as priests fight 03 Aug 2019 03:02 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Rituals in the famous 16th-century Sarala temple of Kanakpur have been disrupted for the past two days following a dispute between the two head priests over performing rituals. The temple is also facing the problem of …
  • Misleading advertisements of crop insurance hurting farmers 01 Aug 2019 04:03 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  Even as the State Government is trying to increase the insurance coverage in the non-loanee segment under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), collection of more premiums and misleading advertisements have …
  • Government's Vasundhara scheme eludes homesteadless 30 Jul 2019 01:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  The Vasundhara scheme, which aims at providing land to homesteadless families on free of premium basis, has failed to fulfil its objective in the district. So far, only 288 homesteadless families have received land …
  • Rainfall brings down deficit by four per cent in Odisha 27 Jul 2019 04:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a major respite for the people of Odisha, rainfall deficit which stood at 32 per cent earlier in the week has now come down by four per cent after increase in rainfall activity in the last two days.  India …
  • Student, mother stage dharna demanding arrest of teacher in Odisha 25 Jul 2019 06:43 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Demanding arrest of a teacher accused of sexually abusing a student of Khankarpur Upper Primary School, the victim girl and her mother staged dharna in front of Balikuda police station here on Wednesday. The girl, a …
  • Farmer dies of shock over crop damage in Odisha 23 Jul 2019 03:29 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Pushed to a state of utter despair and helplessness seeing his crop wither away in the absence of rains, a farmer died in his paddy field at Parianka village under Kujang block on Monday. The farmer Maheswar Nayak had …
  • Women abuse on rise but Nirbhaya fund unused by State 22 Jul 2019 16:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as frequent cases of rape and sexual abuse continue to rock Odisha, the utlisation of funds released from the Centre to initiate measures for safety and security of women in the State has been abysmally low. …
  • 119 blocks in Odisha lack JMFC courts, admits Minister 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 119 blocks in Odisha do not have Civil Judge-cum-JMFC court. Admitting this, the state government on Wednesday said plans are afoot to establish 16 courts in 13 districts and a decision on opening courts in …
  • Problems galore at Berhampur Homeopathy Medical Hospital 14 Jul 2019 03:16 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: The Biju Patnaik Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital is all set to celebrate its golden jubilee this year. Yet, it continues to grapple with acute infrastructure and manpower shortage. The 25-bed indoor hospital of …
  • Sans building, school runs from GP office verandah 11 Jul 2019 06:35 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Tall claims of the State Government for pumping funds and making efforts to improve school education, notwithstanding, a Government primary school under Erasama block has been functioning from one room and verandah of a …
  • 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 …
  • Headmasters in Odisha asked to submit Rs 60.93 lakhs over improper distribution of MDM scheme  08 Jul 2019 03:40 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The District Education Officer (DEO) has directed recovery of Rs 60.93 lakh from headmasters of schools against irregularities in distribution of rice meant for mid-day meal (MDM) scheme.   DEO Prativa Manjari Das has …
  • 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 …
  • Rainfall activity picks up pace in Odisha 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least nine days after southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha, the rainfall activity picked up pace on Sunday. Rainfall occurred at most places in north Odisha and at isolated places in southern region from Saturday to …
  • A family person at heart, 1st time MP Rajashree bats for her people 30 Jun 2019 14:57 Image Source : FB/@DR.RAJASHREE MALLICK Rajashree Mallick  It's not easy to make it into Parliament without a family name and if one is a woman it is even tougher even to find a foothold in public life. However, for this doctor from Odisha, the …
  • Education affected in Odisha's Fani-hit schools 25 Jun 2019 04:24 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Delay in repair of more than 600 schools damaged in cyclone Fani has irked both teachers and parents.  Sources said as many as 555 elementary and 58 government-aided schools in different blocks of the district were …
  • Three arrested for theft in Bhubaneswar 23 Jun 2019 05:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three persons, including two buyers of stolen articles, were arrested in connection with a theft from the rented accommodation of an Assistant Professor of Rama Devi Women’s University. Assistant Professor, Gopal …
  • 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 …
  • Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha, rain in several areas 21 Jun 2019 13:59 By IANS BHUBANESWAR: Providing much-needed relief from the scorching summer, the southwest monsoon finally on Friday made onset on the Odisha coast, triggering rainfall in different parts of the state. Indin Meteorological Department's senior scientist …
  • Monsoon advances, expect rains in next 24 hours in Odisha 21 Jun 2019 06:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Conditions are favourable for advancement of southwest monsoon into some parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. A bulletin of the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Thursday stated that under the influence of cyclonic …
  • Mock drill for flood sans facilities in Odisha villages evoke criticism 17 Jun 2019 06:41 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The proposed mega emergency mock drill for flood during monsoon in coastal villages of the district has come under sharp criticism from various quarters as most of the Early Warning Dissemination Systems (EWDS) are …
  • Schools damaged by Fani not yet ready for classes 14 Jun 2019 09:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Summer vacations are going to end next week but Government-run schools damaged by the tropical cyclone Fani in Jagatsinghpur have not been repaired yet. Students of many villages under Raghunathpur and Biridi blocks …
  • Counsellors reach out Fani-hit Odisha kids 13 Jun 2019 04:19 BHUBANESHWAR: Ten-year-old Visakha Rao can still hear the wind howl in her sleep. When she does, she clutches a pillow for comfort. While a few months ago, her face would light up at the sight of the Puri beach, now even the mention of it sends a shiver …
  • Congress sub-committees step up to combat election debacle job in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress on Sunday distributed responsibilities among six sub-committees constituted to visit different areas of the State to find out reasons behind the party’s worst ever performance in 2019 elections. The first sub- …
  • Odisha'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 …
  • Invincible Naveen's Odisha narrative 05 Jun 2019 10:03 A clean image, pro-poor schemes and economic emancipation for women contributed to Naveen Patnaik's spectacular victory in the Assembly elections in Odisha. On the other hand, criminal neglect of Odisha in the last five years and the absence of a …
  • A month after cyclone 'Fani', 1.64 lakh families still without electricity in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 08:19 BHUBANESWAR: A month after cyclone 'Fani' ravaged Odisha after making landfall near Puri, more than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in the coastal districts were without electricity, an official said. In the worst-hit Puri district, power …
  • A month after Fani, Odisha continues to struggle under intense heat due to lack of power restoration 04 Jun 2019 07:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha: A month after Fani, 1.64 lakh families still in darkness  More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power …
  • 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 …
  • Electricity supply still to fully resume in cyclone-hit Odisha areas 03 Jun 2019 13:52 Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) Even a month after Cyclone Fani that ravaged coastal Odisha, basic services like electricity are yet to be fully restored in several areas. More than 1.64 lakh electricity consumers in the cyclone-hit areas are yet to see the …
  • Month After Cyclone Fani, Over 48 Per Cent People Still Without Electricity In Puri 02 Jun 2019 16:43 About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Puri district are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone 'Fani' made landfall near Puri town on May 3, officials said Saturday. …
  • House damage aid yet to reach cyclone-hit 29 May 2019 05:18 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The impact of the severe cyclonic storm Fani can still be felt in 19 panchayats of Raghunathpur block where people are yet to receive assistance for repairing their houses. Around 25 days have passed since the cyclone …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • 11-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped By Retired CRPF Soldier In Odisha 16 Sep 2019 19:58 A case has been filed against him under the strict law against child sex abuse. (Representational) Jajpur, Odisha: A retired CRPF soldier was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in Odisha's Jajpur district, the police said. In …
  • 426 drunk drivers held in 10 days in Odisha 16 Sep 2019 11:04 Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Odisha police have arrested 426 people under the influence of alcohol since September 6 under the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA). “So far, 426 drunk drivers have been arrested since September 6 in Odisha. Last night, about 5 …
  • Odisha government submits reports on enforcement of Orissa Clinical Establishment (Control & Regulation) Act of only four district in high court 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service CUTTACK: In the last three years, inspections have been conducted in 257 clinical establishments in Cuttack district and registration certificates issued to 73, Chief District Medical and Public Health Officer (CDMPHO), Cuttack, has …
  • 115 thatched houses damaged in heavy rains in Sambalpur 09 Sep 2019 07:31 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: As many as 115 thatched houses were damaged due to heavy rains in the last 24 hours in the district. Official sources said 90 thatched houses were partially damaged and 12 fully damaged in Sambalpur Municipal Corporation …
  • Weather-based crop insurance in eight Odisha districts 09 Sep 2019 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has decided to take up tomato and chilly crops for implementation of Restructured Weather-Based Crop Insurance Scheme (RWBCIS) in eight districts on a pilot basis. As per the decision taken at a …
  • Fake edible oil making unit busted, four held 04 Sep 2019 02:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Commissionerate Police on Tuesday busted an adulterated edible oil and ghee manufacturing unit at Laxmisagar in the City and arrested four persons.   The police, during a raid on the unit in Laxmisagar Phase-I area, …
  • Man Arrested For Sending Obscene Messages To College Student In Odisha 03 Sep 2019 18:59 The incident took place in Odisha's Jajpur district. (Representational) Jajpur, Odisha: A 32-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sending vulgar messages and pornographic content to a woman in Odisha's Jajpur district, the police said …
  • 8-ft-long Indian rock python rescued from Odisha’s Jajpur 29 Aug 2019 03:04
  • India Ratings affirms Sagar Cements at 'IND A-' / Stable 28 Aug 2019 12:15 India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has affirmed Sagar Cements Limited's (SCL) Long-Term Issuer Rating at 'IND A-'. The Outlook is Stable. Ind-Ra has taken consolidated view on SCL and its subsidiaries - Sagar Cements (R) Limited (SCL holds …
  • 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 …
  • Low pressure to trigger more rain across Odisha 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as rain pounded several parts of the State on Friday with Bhubaneswar recording 16.3 mm rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for more showers in the next 24 hours.  On the day Puri …
  • Dutee Chand confident of making Olympic cut 22 Aug 2019 10:09 'My training schedule is pretty tough at the moment ... but I have seen that my timing has improved a lot compared to before. I am working really hard and am sure it will pay off. I feel I will qualify for the Olympics this year' IMAGE: 'It was …
  • Five investment proposals worth Rs. 2,04,069 crore receive Government of Odisha's nod 19 Aug 2019 14:19 With the 5T initiative devised by the Odisha Govt., where transformation goals will be achieved through teamwork, transparency and technology enablers in a time-bound manner, industrialisation is at its peak. This strategy has already started yielding …
  • Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster 17 Aug 2019 20:17 Express News Service On Wednesday last, Shiba Patra, a native of Ganjam's Buguda was bitten by a venomous snake. Instead of rushing him to a hospital, his family members took him to nearby Baladevjew Temple for a special ritual. The temple priests …
  • 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 government directs urban local bodies to follow solid waste management rules byMarch 2020 15 Aug 2019 04:21 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Wednesday directed district Collectors to ensure that urban local bodies (ULBs) comply with solid waste management (SWM) rules by March 2020. Six identified model cities and towns were asked to …
  • 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 …
  • Ignou to enhance skills of Odisha health workers 09 Aug 2019 06:00 BHUBANESWAR: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer six-month course to accredited social health activist (ASHA) workers of 10 districts in the state to enhance their knowledge about food, nutrition and guidance. National Health …
  • Floods hit 1.3 lakh people in Odisha's nine districts 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as flood situation in South and Western Odisha regions has improved, several areas in Malkangiri, Rayagada and Nabarangpur districts continued to remain cut off for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Nearly 1. …
  • Odisha mourns demise of ‘people’s minister’ 08 Aug 2019 03:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s untimely death sparked a wave of shock and grief in the State, Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal condoled her demise and conveyed sympathy to the …
  • 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 …
  • Ill-Treated By Son, 75-Year-Old Man Wills Property To Odisha Government 03 Aug 2019 02:25 Jajpur, Odisha: A 75-year-old former journalist, who lives in a village of Odisha's Jajpur district, donated his property to the state government. He wished that an old age home be built over his land.   Former journalist Khetramohan Mishra said that …
  • 'Eeve': Ride into the green future 01 Aug 2019 17:36 From time immemorial, any form of life has had to be mobile in search of food to be alive. As humans evolved, they too moved from place to place in search of basic needs of life to survive, which with time became the life line and with that came the " …
  • Odisha to invite bids for mining lease of graphite, limestone 30 Jul 2019 01:46 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Clearing the decks for auction of eight non-ferrous mines, the State Government is all set to float tender notice on July 31 for the invitation of bids for grant of mining lease of graphite, limestone and chromite blocks. …
  • Ramco Cements to commission Rs 2,000-cr new capacity projects this fiscal 29 Jul 2019 16:16 Ramco Cements Ltd, a prominent player in South India, is expected to commission about ₹2,000 crore worth of expansion projects during the current fiscal. The company is implementing a ₹3,500-crore capacity expansion across six sites, including a greenfield …
  • EeVee India launches electronic two-wheelers in city 21 Jul 2019 02:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After the Centre asked states to help give electric vehicles a push, EeVee India on Saturday launched four models of electric two-wheelers in the state capital.  The four models are Xeniaa, 4U, Your and Wind. Once the …
  • 119 blocks in Odisha lack JMFC courts, admits Minister 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 119 blocks in Odisha do not have Civil Judge-cum-JMFC court. Admitting this, the state government on Wednesday said plans are afoot to establish 16 courts in 13 districts and a decision on opening courts in …
  • Facebook love lands Odisha youth in jail 16 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service JAIPUR: A 23-year-old youth was arrested for harassing and threatening a minor girl he had met on Facebook.  The accused Raj Kishore Behera of Sitaleswar village in Jajpur Town municipal limits and the minor who resides in Alarpur …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • As lakhs converge to witness Rath Yatra, chariot pulling starts ahead of schedule at Puri 05 Jul 2019 04:45 Express News Service PURI: Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad thronged the Grand Road in the Pilgrim Town to participate in the annual Rath Yatra under an overcast sky on Thursday. The entire stretch of Badadanda (Grand Road) transformed …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June 01 Jul 2019 09:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June representational image  Odisha has registered a deficit rainfall of 31.5 per cent in June this year, an official said. The state received an average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long …
  • Rainfall activity picks up pace in Odisha 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least nine days after southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha, the rainfall activity picked up pace on Sunday. Rainfall occurred at most places in north Odisha and at isolated places in southern region from Saturday to …
  • Two killed, one hurt in wall collapse in Odisha 25 Jun 2019 04:24 By Express News Service JAJPUR: At least two persons were killed and another injured after a portion of wall of an under-construction house collapsed in Balipatna village under Dharmasala police limits on Monday.  The deceased are 55-year-old Banamali …
  • Sumitra kicks up a storm 22 Jun 2019 20:46 Sumitra Nayak (second from right), showed nerveless poise when called upon to take a crucial penalty with 4 minutes to go. Springboks 80’s star Naas Botha, who is now coach of the Indian women’s rugby team, says he doesn’t want to get into trouble talking …
  • 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 …
  • Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha, rain in several areas 21 Jun 2019 13:59 By IANS BHUBANESWAR: Providing much-needed relief from the scorching summer, the southwest monsoon finally on Friday made onset on the Odisha coast, triggering rainfall in different parts of the state. Indin Meteorological Department's senior scientist …
  • Monsoon advances, expect rains in next 24 hours in Odisha 21 Jun 2019 06:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Conditions are favourable for advancement of southwest monsoon into some parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. A bulletin of the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Thursday stated that under the influence of cyclonic …
  • Man arrested for raping minor daughter in Odisha 20 Jun 2019 05:30 By Express News Service JAJPUR: A 45-year-old man was arrested by Binjharpur police for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter in Rudrapur village on June 19.  The accused, a father of two, was arrested on the basis of a complaint lodged by his wife and …
  • ‘Write off NINL losses before takeover’ 19 Jun 2019 07:29 The recognised union of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited said that it would back RINL’s proposal to acquire Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited if the losses incurred by the Odisha-based company were written off as a prerequisite for acquisition. Union president J. …
  • Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha 13 Jun 2019 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 39 people have reportedly died due to heat wave in Odisha which continued to reel under gruelling hot conditions with little relief in sight. Four out of 39 alleged sunstroke death cases have been …
  • Congress sub-committees step up to combat election debacle job in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress on Sunday distributed responsibilities among six sub-committees constituted to visit different areas of the State to find out reasons behind the party’s worst ever performance in 2019 elections. The first sub- …
  • 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 …
  • Dutee Chand: India's first openly gay athlete faces family backlash 05 Jun 2019 19:58 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dutee Chand is the first Indian athlete to acknowledge being in a same-sex relationship Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay athlete, is facing a barrage of criticism from her family after announcing she was …
  • Invincible Naveen's Odisha narrative 05 Jun 2019 10:03 A clean image, pro-poor schemes and economic emancipation for women contributed to Naveen Patnaik's spectacular victory in the Assembly elections in Odisha. On the other hand, criminal neglect of Odisha in the last five years and the absence of a …
  • A month after cyclone 'Fani', 1.64 lakh families still without electricity in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 08:19 BHUBANESWAR: A month after cyclone 'Fani' ravaged Odisha after making landfall near Puri, more than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in the coastal districts were without electricity, an official said. In the worst-hit Puri district, power …
  • A month after Fani, Odisha continues to struggle under intense heat due to lack of power restoration 04 Jun 2019 07:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha: A month after Fani, 1.64 lakh families still in darkness  More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power …
  • Dutee's village turns its back on favourite child 04 Jun 2019 05:59 GOPALPUR (ODISHA): Sometime in 2013, Gopalpur, a nondescript village in Odisha with less than 600 inhabitants and the nearest town 17 km away, sprinted into the country's imagination. Dutee Chand, a girl from a poverty-stricken family, had made …
  • Monsoon to reach Odisha 5-6 days late: IMD 04 Jun 2019 03:28 [India], June 3 (ANI): The monsoon will reach Odisha five-six days late this time, said Indian Meteorological Department's (MeT) local office here on Monday as the pre-monsoon showers were reported from parts of the state today. Talking to ANI, HR …
  • Odisha: Rain, thunderstorm wreak havoc; movement on NH 26 hampered 04 Jun 2019 01:58 [India], June 4 (ANI): Movement of vehicles on National Highway 26 was hampered here on Monday as rain coupled with thunderstorm wreaked havoc in the region. Several trees and electric poles were uprooted due to which vehicles were lined up for hours near …
  • Odisha: 8 die, 6 injured due to thunderstorm, lightning 03 Jun 2019 16:02 [India], June 3 (ANI): As many as eight people died and six injured due to thunderstorm and lightning in different parts of Odisha during the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Two deaths have been reported each from Koraput, Kendujhar, Jajpur and …
  • Electricity supply still to fully resume in cyclone-hit Odisha areas 03 Jun 2019 13:52 Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) Even a month after Cyclone Fani that ravaged coastal Odisha, basic services like electricity are yet to be fully restored in several areas. More than 1.64 lakh electricity consumers in the cyclone-hit areas are yet to see the …
  • Month After Cyclone Fani, Over 48 Per Cent People Still Without Electricity In Puri 02 Jun 2019 16:43 About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Puri district are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone 'Fani' made landfall near Puri town on May 3, officials said Saturday. …
  • Heat wave continues in Odisha 02 Jun 2019 06:55 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Updated: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under AN intense heat wave with 10 places recording above 40 degreeS Celsius on Saturday. There seems no …
  • Many schools, colleges were damaged in cyclone 'Fani' in Odisha 28 May 2019 18:12 [India], May 13 (ANI): A number of schools and colleges have been badly affected by cyclone Fani in the state and the government is taking all steps to ensure the situation returns to normalcy soon, said Sanjaya Singh, Secretary, Information and Public …
  • After winning govt awards, my sister felt I'd sp... 28 May 2019 12:29 Though Indian sprinter Dutee Chand received a lot of praise after she recently spoke about her sexual preferences, her revelation didn't go down well with her family members. Family friction came out in the open but the backlash didn't weaken her …
  • 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 …
  • 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 ‘ …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods 12 Aug 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Ignou to enhance skills of Odisha health workers 09 Aug 2019 06:00 BHUBANESWAR: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer six-month course to accredited social health activist (ASHA) workers of 10 districts in the state to enhance their knowledge about food, nutrition and guidance. National Health …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • Odisha undecided over National Register of Citizens for Kendrapara 05 Aug 2019 16:41 Naveen Patnaik government has, for now, distanced itself from the suggestion that Odisha should petition the Centre for a National Register of Citizens for coastal Kendrapara. The suggestion was made by the Orissa High Court appointed amicus curiae, …
  • Counsellors reach out Fani-hit Odisha kids 13 Jun 2019 04:19 BHUBANESHWAR: Ten-year-old Visakha Rao can still hear the wind howl in her sleep. When she does, she clutches a pillow for comfort. While a few months ago, her face would light up at the sight of the Puri beach, now even the mention of it sends a shiver …
  • A month after cyclone 'Fani', 1.64 lakh families still without electricity in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 08:19 BHUBANESWAR: A month after cyclone 'Fani' ravaged Odisha after making landfall near Puri, more than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in the coastal districts were without electricity, an official said. In the worst-hit Puri district, power …
  • A month after Fani, Odisha continues to struggle under intense heat due to lack of power restoration 04 Jun 2019 07:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha: A month after Fani, 1.64 lakh families still in darkness  More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power …
  • Electricity supply still to fully resume in cyclone-hit Odisha areas 03 Jun 2019 13:52 Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) Even a month after Cyclone Fani that ravaged coastal Odisha, basic services like electricity are yet to be fully restored in several areas. More than 1.64 lakh electricity consumers in the cyclone-hit areas are yet to see the …
  • Month After Cyclone Fani, Over 48 Per Cent People Still Without Electricity In Puri 02 Jun 2019 16:43 About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Puri district are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone 'Fani' made landfall near Puri town on May 3, officials said Saturday. …
  • Heat wave continues in Odisha 02 Jun 2019 06:55 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Updated: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under AN intense heat wave with 10 places recording above 40 degreeS Celsius on Saturday. There seems no …
  • Many schools, colleges were damaged in cyclone 'Fani' in Odisha 28 May 2019 18:12 [India], May 13 (ANI): A number of schools and colleges have been badly affected by cyclone Fani in the state and the government is taking all steps to ensure the situation returns to normalcy soon, said Sanjaya Singh, Secretary, Information and Public …
  • India: Odisha FANI cyclone Assessment Report 26 May 2019 06:49 Introduction Indian Red Cross society National headquarters deployed the Assessment Team to the state of Odisha on 8th May for assessing the needs of the extremely severe cyclone Fani affected population; following is the details of the situation Report …
  • Dutee faces family ire for same-sex relationship 20 May 2019 09:27 BHUBANESWAR/KENDRAPADA: India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand proved once again why she is a trailblazer when she became the first Indian sportsperson to come out of the closet. On Sunday, the 23-year-old revealed that she has been in a same-sex …
  • Cyclone Fani impact: Shrimp exports may dip 25% as power shortage continues 18 May 2019 14:17 The catastrophic cylone Fani, which hit Odisha’s coast on May 3, is likely to take a toll on shrimp exports, adding to the distress of exporters who were roiled by lower international prices last year. "Cyclone Fani, which has caused devastation in …
  • Higher education dept asks institutions for complete damage report 15 May 2019 16:08 BHUBANESWAR: Higher education department on Wednesday asked universities, government and non-government aided colleges of the cyclone affected districts to submit complete damage report of their institutions within seven days. According to the government …
  • Odisha CM announces housing package for people affected due to cyclone “Fani” 13 May 2019 11:31 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 13, 2019, 8:28 am IST Updated: May 13, 2019, 8:28 am IST Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced housing package for people affected due to cyclone ‘Fani’, stating …
  • "Cyclone-Hit Odisha To Get 1,000 Kilo-Litre Kerosene": Dharmendra Pradhan 13 May 2019 10:39 Government has ensured sufficient supplies of petrol, diesel and LPG to cylone fani-hit Odisha New Delhi: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per request …
  • Pradhan promises supply of 1,000 kilo-litre kerosene to cyclone-hit Odisha 13 May 2019 08:07 [India], May 13 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per a request made by state chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. …
  • Odisha: Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 64 13 May 2019 02:53 [India], May 13 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Khordha (9), …
  • Cyclone Fani: Police personnel, general public from Gajapati donate over Rs 6 Lakhs to CM Relief Fund 13 May 2019 01:29 [India], May 13 (ANI): In a unique gesture, highlighting the police-public coordination for "public good", police officers, staff of the district along with general public under the leadership of Superintendent of Police (SP) Sarah Sharma have …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:48 Cyclone Fani which made landfall in Puri district on May 3 left a trail of destruction in the state. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official …
  • Death-toll due to 'Fani' touches 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:36 [India], May 11 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Cuttack (6), …
  • Report: 1.5 cr people affected, 5 lakh houses damaged in Odisha cyclone 10 May 2019 15:47 [India], May 10 (ANI): Over 1.5 crore people were affected and more than five lakh houses damaged by the extremely severe Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast in Puri on May 3, according to a report released on Friday. The State Emergency Operation …
  • Cyclone Fani: 'Death toll rises to 41 in Odisha,' says government official 08 May 2019 16:53 The state government informed that situation in eight out of total nine affected districts has improved. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Cyclone Fani rose to 41 while the rehabilitation is underway on war footing in the affected districts, Commissioner and …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 41 in Odisha, says govt official 08 May 2019 15:32 [India], May 08 (ANI): The death toll in Cyclone Fani rose to 41 while the rehabilitation is underway on war footing in the affected districts, Commissioner and Secretary, Information and Public Relations, Sanjay Singh told ANI on Wednesday. "41 …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar 08 May 2019 07:14 Puri, Bhubaneswar: Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar, says officials 07 May 2019 21:54 [India], May 08 (ANI): Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Odisha: 35 dead in cyclone Fani, 1.4 crore affected 06 May 2019 17:28 [India], May 6 (ANI): At least 35 people died and around 1.4 crore people were affected by cyclone Fani, informed State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) on Monday. It also stated that 14 districts of the state, namely Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, …
  • Post Fani, Odisha struggles to provide basic services 05 May 2019 09:01 Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) Even after two days of cyclone ‘Fani’ hitting the Odisha coast, the state government is struggling to provide basic amenities to people in the affected areas. The office of Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said massive relief and …
  • Rescue and relief operations mounted on massive scale in wake of cyclone 'Fani' 04 May 2019 15:27 [India], May 4 (ANI): Rescue and relief operations were mounted on a massive scale in Odisha, which was recovering from devastation on Friday left by Cyclone Fani that crossed West Bengal on Saturday, bringing in its wake heavy rains in Kolkata and causing …
  • 'Fani' led to evacuation of 1.2 m people, single digit death toll: Naveen Patnaik 04 May 2019 10:35 The impact of 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' was also felt in parts of West Bengal, including the beach town of Digha and Andhra Pradesh. Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government claimed that cyclone 'Fani' has led to one of the biggest human …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' led to evacuation of 1.2 million people in Odisha, death toll in single digit: Naveen Patnaik 04 May 2019 09:45 [India], May 4 (ANI): The Odisha government claimed the cyclone 'Fani' has led to one of the biggest human evacuations in history as a record 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours including 3.2 lakh from Ganjam district and 1.3 lakh from …
  • Odisha pulls off ‘biggest’ human evacuation during Fani: CM 04 May 2019 09:11 Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) Braced for the worst after Met declared Super Cyclone Fani to hit Odisha earlier this week, Chief Minister Naveen Ptanaik on Saturday said “a record 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours” claiming to have carried out the “ …
  • Weather forecast, Cyclone Fani HIGHLIGHTS: Storm intensifies, likely to make landfall at Odisha coast by Friday 04 May 2019 03:20 Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani HIGHLIGHTS: The severe Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ (pronounced as ‘Foni’) in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a “very severe cyclonic storm” in the last six hours, according to the latest forecast by the India …
  • Cyclone Fani affects normal life in Odisha; severe thunderstorm, heavy rains damage houses 03 May 2019 08:35 Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to neighbouring West …
  • Fani: Severe thunderstorm, rains, gale across Odisha (5th Lead) 03 May 2019 08:23 Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: Odisha seeks 20 more units of NDRF teams for relief and rescue operations 03 May 2019 01:32 Sujit Kumar Bisoy HIGHLIGHTS The SRC has mentioned that the cyclonic storm is likely to touch ground near Puri on Friday forenoon with a wind speed of 170-180 kmph, gusting up to 200 kmph. At least 14 coastal and adjoining districts are likely to be …
  • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Landfall In A Few Hours From Now, Just 160km Away 02 May 2019 22:48 Severe cyclonic storm Fani is expected to make a landfall in Odisha today, with strong winds and heavy rainfall. Wind speed may reach as high as 200 kilometers per hour during the landfall in Odisha. Officials say Fani could be the worst storm since 1999, …
  • Cyclonic storm Fani: NCMC to meet today to take stock of emerging situation 02 May 2019 18:34 Image Source : IMD Image Cyclonic storm 'Fani' is expected to make landfall in Odisha on Friday afternoon. Wind speed may touch up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India Meteorological Department …
  • Cyclone Fani: Evacuation process underway in Odisha 02 May 2019 08:34 Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) A massive evacuation process was underway ahead of the landfall of cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ in Odisha coast, even as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday appealed people not to panic over the cyclone. About eight lakh people …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: NCMC reviews preparedness; NDRF teams kept ready 02 May 2019 03:56 Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh brace for Cyclone Fani's landfall on Friday afternoon; National Crisis Management Committee reviews preparedness for Fani for the third straight day in a row; 17 coastal districts of Odisha on high alert. Cabinet …
  • 19 Districts Of Odisha, Bengal, AP And Kolkata To Be Hit By 'Extremely Severe' Cyclone Fani 01 May 2019 18:25 At least 19 districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, besides Kolkata are likely to be affected by "extremely severe" cyclonic storm "Fani", which is approaching India's eastern coast and is likely to hit south of Puri on …
  • 19 districts of Odisha, Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Kolkata to be hit by 'extremely severe' cyclone Fani 01 May 2019 17:05 NEW DELHI: At least 19 districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, besides Kolkata are likely to be affected by "extremely severe" cyclonic storm "Fani", which is approaching India's eastern coast and is likely to hit south …
  • Cyclon Fani to make landfall in Odisha on May 3 01 May 2019 16:42 New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ is expected to make landfall in Odisha on May 3 afternoon with wind speeds ranging up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Weather forecast, Cyclone Fani News Updates: Storm intensifies, likely to make landfall at Odisha coast by Friday 01 May 2019 05:40 It is very likely to intensify into an “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm” during the next 36 hours and move towards the Odisha coast, as predicted by the MeT. (Source: PIB) Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani LIVE Updates: The severe Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ …
  • Cyclone Fani: Odisha seeks helicopter, additional NDRF teams 30 Apr 2019 17:30 Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday requested the Centre to provide two helicopters and additional National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams for evacuation of affected people as cyclone Fani is likely to hit the coast of the …
  • Fani: Odisha seeks helicopters, additional NDRF teams 30 Apr 2019 17:30 Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday requested the Centre to provide two helicopters and additional NDRF teams for the evacuation of affected people as cyclone Fani is likely to hit the state’s coast on May 3. “We have requested …
  • Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani LIVE News Updates: Storm likely to make landfall at Odisha coast by Friday 30 Apr 2019 12:36 It is very likely to intensify into an “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm” during the next 36 hours and move towards the Odisha coast, as predicted by the MeT. (Source: PIB) Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani LIVE Updates: The severe Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ …
  • Cyclone Fani: Odisha CM approaches ECI, wants polls to be postponed 30 Apr 2019 09:52 Naveen Patnaik, the Chief Minister of Odisha, on Tuesday approached the Election Commission of India (ECI) asking to postpone the polls in Patkura assembly constituency if Cyclone Fani hits the state. "I am in Delhi to meet the Election Commission of …
  • Odisha ready as 'Fani' expected to hit Puri on Friday 30 Apr 2019 07:47 [India], Apr 30 (ANI): Twenty units of state and 12 units of Central disaster response forces were alerted as "very severe cyclone storm" 'Fani' is expected to reach Odisha coast on Friday, the state government said on Tuesday. "The …
  • Anti Modi speeches- the principal tactic of regional parties till phase 4 29 Apr 2019 10:20 To stay on the message during the long and exhausting month and a half of electioneering is the biggest challenge for political parties. New Delhi: South India completed polling in the third phase and a large chunk of central and east India finished …
  • 72 constituencies in 9 States go to polls in 4th phase today 29 Apr 2019 03:27 New Delhi: Polling for the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha polls began on Monday in 71 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across nine states.Over 12.79 crore voters will decide the fate of 945 candidates today.Appealing voters to turn out in large numbers, …
  • LS polls: Fourth phase of polling begins in 71 seats across 9 states 29 Apr 2019 02:22 New Delhi: Polling for the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha polls began on Monday in 71 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across nine states. Over 12.79 crore voters will decide the fate of 945 candidates today. Appealing voters to turn out in large numbers, …
  • Fourth phase of voting on Monday: Over 12.79 crore voters, 945 candidates, 71 LS seats in 9 states 28 Apr 2019 17:56 [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Over 12.79 crore voters will decide the fate of 945 candidates on 71 Lok Sabha seats spread across nine states during the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha polls on Monday.As per the election schedule, five seats in Bihar, one in …
  • Naveen Patnaik-Baijayant Panda in a battle of prestige 28 Apr 2019 02:23 Kendrapara constituency has been a BJD bastion where the BJP’s performance was not so impressive in the last two polls. Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik and his yesteryear’s most trusted lieutenant Baijayant Jay are now …
  • Elections 2019: Naveen Patnaik fights prestige battle 27 Apr 2019 21:01 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik and his yesteryear’s most trusted lieutenant Baijayant Jay Panda are now fighting a bitter and acrimonious poll battle in Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency. Mr Patnaik, who is known for …
  • BJD alleges distribution of cash among voters by Baijayant Panda's aides 27 Apr 2019 11:15 [India], Apr 27 (ANI): The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday wrote a letter to Odisha's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Surendra Kumar, alleging "distribution of cash among voters" by four associates of Baijayant Panda, BJP's Lok Sabha …
  • Prestige battle for Baijayant, Naveen in Kendrapara 26 Apr 2019 16:41 Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) Once a close confidant of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, high profile former Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda faces the toughest battle of his political career as he has turned out to be the enemy …
  • Winning in Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapada with huge margins: Piyush Goyal 21 Apr 2019 19:35 [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said that the BJP is winning with huge margins from Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapada Lok Sabha seats in Odisha. "I went to Puri, Cuttack and now Kendrapada, in Odisha. All three are prestigious …
  • PM Narendra Modi to campaign for high-profile candidates like Jay Panda, Babul Supriyo, Shekhawat & Rajashekharan 18 Apr 2019 03:22 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to campaign for some high-profile candidates of the party in states where the opposition has put up a stiff battle against them. This strategy is also expected to send a signal to the opposition of the …
  • Fit Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik silences his sceptics 06 Apr 2019 06:52 BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik revealed what his fitness regime looks like in a two-minute and eight-second video released on social media on Friday. The 73-year-old bachelor, dressed in the ubiquitous white, loose-fitting kurta-pyjama and …
  • BJD declares candidates for 2 LS, 7 Assembly seats 02 Apr 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced the candidates for seven Assembly and two Lok Sabha seats for the upcoming elections. Sitting Pallahara MLA Mahesh Sahu is BJD’s …
  • Odisha Congress names 7 LS, 20 Assembly candidates 29 Mar 2019 09:22 Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) The Congress on Friday released the list of candidates for seven Lok Sabha and 20 Assembly seats in Odisha. Navajyoti Patnaik, son of Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik, will contest from the Balasore …
  • Odisha: Bijay Mohapatra returns, will poll fortunes too? 29 Mar 2019 04:47 Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Former Minister and senior leader Bijay Mohapatra’s re-entry into BJP on Thursday has evoked mixed reactions from party leaders and people in the district. While some of his supporters termed it a good move, others slammed …
  • India- As many as 100 artisans to exhibit handicrafts at 6 day 'Natural Fibre and Languishing Craft Exhibition' 15 Mar 2019 14:08 (MENAFN - KNN India) As many as 100 artisans to exhibit handicrafts at 6 day 'Natural Fibre and Languishing Craft Exhibition' Bhubaneswar, Mar 15 (KNN) As many as 100 artisans from various districts of Odisha are exhibiting handicraft goods at a …
  • 19 yrs in office, Odisha CM looks for a high five 15 Mar 2019 08:06 BHUBANESWAR: In office since 2000, and with 20 out of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats in his kitty, four-time chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is confident of holding his stead one more time, in the face of an emergent BJP. The …
  • 19 years in office and frontrunner still, Naveen looks for a high five 15 Mar 2019 01:19 BHUBANESWAR: In office since 2000, and with 20 out of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats in his kitty, four-time chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is confident of holding his stead one more time, in the face of an emergent BJP. The …
  • In a first, BJD to keep 33% of seats for women 10 Mar 2019 22:24 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik put his promise of giving greater representation to women in electoral politics into practice on Sunday, announcing hours before the Election Commission declared the Lok Sabha and Assembly …
  • BJD to field women in 33% LS seats in Odisha 10 Mar 2019 09:39 BHUBANESWAR: BJD president and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday indicated that his party will field women candidates in 33 per cent of the 21 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha in the forthcoming general elections. “Odisha will send 33 per cent women …
  • Baijayant Panda joins BJP, blasts BJD 04 Mar 2019 15:32 BHUBANESWAR: Industrialist-politician Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda joined the BJP — as was widely expected ever since he quit the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD nine months ago in May last year — in New Delhi on Monday. Speaking to reporters after donning the saffron …
  • Utkal University rural campus to offer courses on education, communication 03 Mar 2019 04:16 BHUBANESWAR/KENDRAPADA: Utkal University's rural campus near Chandikhole in Jajpur district will offer bachelor and master degrees in education, postgraduate diploma in communication for development and three certificate courses from next year. …
  • Oil PSUs taken up education projects in 17 Odisha districts: Dharmendra Pradhan 25 Feb 2019 07:51 Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said PSUs under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas have taken up various corporate social responsibility projects to upgrade educational facilities in 17 of the 30 districts in Odisha Union Petroleum Minister …
  • Oil PSUs taken up edu projects in 17 Odisha districts: Pradhan 25 Feb 2019 06:38 BHUBANESWAR: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Sunday said Public Sector Undertakings under his ministry have taken up various projects to upgrade educational facilities in 17 districts of Odisha. "The dream of New Odisha shall be incomplete …
  • 'My son will finish his dad's job' 16 Feb 2019 06:08 KENDRAPADA: Even as residents of Shikar village in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha kept talking on Friday about the life and death of Prasanna Sahoo, who was killed in the terrorist attack at Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, his inconsolable …
  • Appropriating an Icon: RSS Celebrates Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose 03 Feb 2019 09:05 On this 23rd January BJP-RSS organized various programs to honor Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. In one of these programs, a clash took place leading to a curfew in Kendrapada, Orissa. In different meeting organized by BJP-RSS attempt was made to draw …
  • Risky rides on boats a daily affair for people   09 Jan 2019 03:05 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  It seems, the recent Hukitola boat tragedy has failed to wake up the administration to the risky ferry service business in the district. Unregistered and dilapidated boats continue to operate at different ghats of …
  • Odisha: 5 killed, 1 critical as car rams into truck 07 Jan 2019 08:46 : Five people were killed and one was critically injured after a car they were travelling in collided with a truck in Kendrapada district of Odisha on Monday. The incident took place on National Highway 5 at around 2 am, when six members of a dance group …
  • Odisha: Nine, including seven children, die after boat capsizes in Kendrapara district 05 Jan 2019 07:58 Kendrapara district in Odisha. The deceased were part of a tourist group from Hasina village in Jagatsinghpur district. The group was returning from a visit to Hutikola on Jambu Island, which is situated at the estuary of the Mahanadi and the Bay of Bengal …
  • Adani, GAIL & Bharat Gas to invest Rs 34 bn in gas distribution in Odisha 19 Nov 2018 13:41 Adani Gas Ltd, GAIL Gas Ltd and Bharat Gas Resources Ltd ( a subsidiary of BPCL) will invest Rs 34 billion in creating city gas distribution (CGD) network in Odisha in the next eight years in seven geographical areas (GA) covering 17 districts. A CGD …
  • Death toll climbs to 27, relief-restoration work stepped up 15 Oct 2018 19:20 BHUBANESHWAR: With the recovery of three more bodies on Monday, the death toll in cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood in Odisha rose to 27, even as relief and restoration activities have been stepped up, officials said. The three bodies were found in …
  • Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 27, relief-restoration work stepped up 15 Oct 2018 17:31 BHUBANESHWAR: With the recovery of three more bodies on Monday, the death toll in cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood in Odisha rose to 27, even as relief and restoration activities have been stepped up, officials said. The three bodies were found in …
  • 15-day relief for rain-hit families in three dists 14 Oct 2018 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a special package for Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada, the worst hit districts in the cyclone Titli and subsequent floods, even as the State Government launched massive …
  • Odisha CM conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit districts 13 Oct 2018 13:08 Bhubaneswar, Oct 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of areas affected by cyclone Titli and consequent flood in the state. The Chief Minister said the flood caused by the cyclone damaged crops and …
  • Cyclone Titli: Raging seawater enters coastal villages of Kendrapada 12 Oct 2018 03:36 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Seawater inundated several villages situated close to the shore in the district following high tide due to cyclone Titli on Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The seawater ingress sparked panic among villagers as …
  • India - Tropical cyclone TITLI update (DG ECHO, GDACS, JTWC, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 October 2018) 11 Oct 2018 13:16 Tropical cyclone TITLI made landfall north of Mandasa (Andhra Pradesh, India) on 11 October early morning UTC with maximum sustained winds of 165 km/h. Heavy rainfall has affected Odisha, with Digha recording 142 mm, Balasore 109 mm, Bhubaneswar 69 mm, …
  • Cyclone Titli: Fishing boat with 5 fishermen capsizes 11 Oct 2018 10:32 [India], Oct 11 ANI: A fishing boat with five fishermen onboard capsized at Odisha's Gopalpur on Thursday owing to severe cyclonic storm Titli. However, the India Coast Guard Disaster and Rescue team rescued all the five fishermen. Earlier on Thursday, …
  • Cyclone Titli to weaken gradually with time: IMD 11 Oct 2018 05:36 [India], Oct 11 (ANI): The 'very severe cyclonic storm', Titli, which made landfall near Gopalpur district in Odisha this morning will weaken gradually and is expected to turn into a "deep depression" by Friday morning, India …
  • Cyclone Titli: Nearly 3 lakh people evacuated in Odisha 10 Oct 2018 19:43 Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 (IANS) As many as 3 lakh people have been evacuated in Odisha on Wednesday in view of severe cyclonic storm Titli, which is likely to hit the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast on Thursday morning. The people have been evacuated from …
  • Odisha gears for 'severe cyclonic storm' Titli 10 Oct 2018 18:42 BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha evacuated more than 3 lakh people from low-lying areas, opened cyclone shelters and assembled disaster management teams on Wednesday, as cyclonic storm Titli hurtled towards its coast. The cyclone is expected to make landfall at 5.30 …
  • Odisha readies emergency teams as Cyclone Titli approaches 10 Oct 2018 16:37 BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha evacuated more than 3 lakh people from low-lying areas, opened cyclone shelters and assembled disaster management teams on Wednesday, as cyclonic storm Titli hurtled towards its coast. The cyclone is expected to make landfall at 5.30 …
  • Cyclone Titli 09 Oct 2018 06:30 NEW DELHI: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said a depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to concentrate into a cyclonic storm during the next 48 hours. Under its impact, several parts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh will receive …
  • Cylcone Titli: Storm may hit Odisha, coastal Andhra Pradesh; heavy rains expected 09 Oct 2018 05:29 NEW DELHI: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said a depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to concentrate into a cyclonic storm during the next 48 hours. Under its impact, several parts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh will receive …
  • Storm likely to hit Odisha and Andhra by Oct 10 08 Oct 2018 14:01 Bhubaneswar: A depression over the Bay of Bengal, which would further intensify into a cyclonic storm on Wednesday and cause heavy rains in many parts of Odisha especially in coastal areas, prompted the state government to issue alert and cancel holidays …
  • Cyclone in Odisha 08 Oct 2018 13:25 BHUBANESWAR: National Emergency Response Centre (NERC) under the ministry of home affairs on Monday asked Odisha government for a likely cyclonic storm over the southeast Bay of Bengal. Issuing an advisory to the chief secretary, the NERC has asked to …
  • Cyclonic storm likely to hit Odisha and Andhra Coast by October 10 08 Oct 2018 12:53 BHUBANESWAR: National Emergency Response Centre (NERC) under the ministry of home affairs on Monday asked Odisha government for a likely cyclonic storm over the southeast Bay of Bengal. Issuing an advisory to the chief secretary, the NERC has asked to …
  • 4 Collectors in Odisha’s on alert as Baitarani river crosses danger mark 08 Sep 2018 09:21 Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (IANS) Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Saturday asked four District Collectors to remain on the alert as the Baitarani river crossed its danger mark. The SRC asked the District Collectors of Keonjhar, Jajpur, …
  • Suspected Lashkar handler held by NIA at Delhi airport 06 Aug 2018 19:10 The NIA has already chargesheeted Nayeem and Habibur Rehman along with nine others in the case it registered last year. (Representational) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Monday arrested a key suspect in a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) financing network at …
  • In Odisha, programme helps rural women turn entrepreneurs 09 Sep 2019 15:34 In Ghorodia village, SHG members read electricity meters and use their smartphones to generate bills and collect fees. “We no longer have to beg or steal from the men to pay tuition fee for our children,” says Samsa Begum, 34, as the women around her nod …
  • India: How Extension and Advisory Services Can Tackle Natural Disasters 05 Sep 2019 17:46 Mahesh Chander Natural calamities and disasters of various of varying magnitudes impact our lives. From April 26 to May 5, the cyclone Fani hit eastern Indian states, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, with winds as high as 215 km/h (three minutes …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding 05 Sep 2019 15:14 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • ‘Doubling teaching time, halving class time will help students’ 25 Aug 2019 21:41 Samir Ranjan Dash, Minister for School and Mass Education, Government of Odisha Soon after announcing the 5T (Transparency, Teamwork, Technology, Time and Transformation) action plan for higher education, the Odisha government has announced that it will …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 16 Aug 2019 10:41 Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi 14 Aug 2019 19:47 Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert 14 Aug 2019 12:26 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
  • Congress will not learn its lesson: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sonia Gandhi as party chief 11 Aug 2019 23:48 Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan. (Express file photo) A day after the Congress chose Sonia Gandhi as its interim president, BJP national vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday said the main …
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan to renew party membership from Odisha 08 Aug 2019 23:36 Shivraj Singh Chouhan At a time when the BJP is trying to boost its membership in Odisha, the BJP’s national vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be renewing his party membership by enrolling from the state’s …
  • After Fani, Odisha’s recovery needs at over Rs 29,000 crore: report 07 Aug 2019 22:29 Victims of Cyclone Fani queue up outside a relief material distribution centre, in Bhubaneswar. (PTI Photo/File) A report prepared by several international agencies released by the Odisha government has pegged the state’s recovery needs at Rs 29,315 …
  • Odisha government clears projects worth Rs 1,036.39 cr 06 Aug 2019 16:06 Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven investment proposals with an investment of Rs 1036.39 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 2,778 persons. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) …
  • Ruckus in Odisha House over rising crime against minors 23 Jul 2019 09:46 The Opposition members in the Odisha Assembly on Monday created ruckus demanding resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the issue of a large number of missing children and sexual assault on minor girls in the State. During zero hour, the members …
  • Odisha’s tourism sector loses Rs 732 crore in aftermath of Cyclone Fani 20 Jul 2019 06:12 A fisherman arranges his fishing net before venturing out into the sea, after Cyclone Fani made landfall, in Nadia district of West Bengal, Saturday, May 4, 2019. (PTI Photo/File) Odisha has lost around Rs 732 crore in the tourism sector in the last …
  • Rath Yatra: Three dead, several injured in different parts of Odisha 05 Jul 2019 05:39 Devotees pull the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balarama and Subhadra during the annual Rath Yatra, in Puri, Thursday. (PTI) At least two people died during Rath Yatra festivities in Odisha’s Jajpur district Thursday as a chariot caught fire upon snagging an …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Centre rescues ten Indian workers stranded in Dubai 27 Jun 2019 07:01 The workers reached New Delhi on Tuesday night and met Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Wednesday. (Twitter/Dharmendra Pradhan) Nine workers from Odisha and one from Bihar, who were reportedly stuck in poor working …
  • Odisha comes up with a flood atlas, aided by satellite imagery 22 Jun 2019 17:28 Odisha has come out with a unique flood hazard atlas on the basis of historic flood inundation captured through satellite imagery over the period from 2001 to 2018, which is expected to help the State manage floods more efficiently. The National Remote …
  • Odisha announces Class 12 Arts, Commerce results 21 Jun 2019 12:45 Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Odisha Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Friday announced the Class 12 board results of Arts, Commerce and Vocational streams. The total pass percentage in the Arts stream stood at 65.89, Commerce stream 70.26 …
  • Odisha govt releases additional amount of Rs 123.90 cr for Cyclone Fani assistance 13 Jun 2019 04:42 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 13, 2019, 8:20 am IST Updated: Jun 13, 2019, 8:29 am IST Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has released an amount of Rs 123.90 crore to the collectors of Puri, Khordha and Cuttack districts which were …
  • Environments' devastation: Follow on enforced by Fani 05 Jun 2019 13:48 Efforts are on to heal the wound given by the severe cyclonic storm Fani. The damages are being assessed, estimated, memorandum written, relief works started in a tardy pace. Plans for the rehabilitation and reconstruction will be drawn. But, the …
  • India: Americares India Responds to #CycloneFani in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 06:51 Americares is responding to the extremely severe Cyclone Fani that made landfall at Odisha Coast around 8:40 am on May 3rd. 14 districts have been affected by Fani, including Cuttack, Khordha, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur and Puri. 64 deaths have been reported so …
  • Many schools, colleges were damaged in cyclone 'Fani' in Odisha 28 May 2019 18:12 [India], May 13 (ANI): A number of schools and colleges have been badly affected by cyclone Fani in the state and the government is taking all steps to ensure the situation returns to normalcy soon, said Sanjaya Singh, Secretary, Information and Public …
  • India: Odisha FANI cyclone Assessment Report 26 May 2019 06:49 Introduction Indian Red Cross society National headquarters deployed the Assessment Team to the state of Odisha on 8th May for assessing the needs of the extremely severe cyclone Fani affected population; following is the details of the situation Report …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: ‘How will I keep my wife and small kids safe’ 25 May 2019 07:39 “Above all, the major concern is we do not have any shelter over our head. I am in tension where and how will I keep my wife with small kids safe. The government shelter homes are overcrowded and there is no enough space to accommodate.”, expresses Mr. K. …
  • Finding Fani 18 May 2019 20:19 Ramchandra Naik, a labourer, carries his grandson towards a multipurpose cyclone shelter built by the Red Cross at Jagannathpatna village in Brahmagiri block of Puri. Express Photo by Partha Paul.  The trees seem frozen in time. Shorn of leaves, their bare …
  • Centre, Odisha discuss restoration of banking services in Fani-hit districts 16 May 2019 23:02 ATMs will start working after power is restored. (PTI) Senior officials from the Union Finance Ministry and the state finance department on Thursday discussed measures to speedily restore banking services in cyclone-affected districts in Odisha, as well as …
  • GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha 16 May 2019 15:57 Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) The Central government has extended the deadlines for various Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers registered in cyclone-hit Odisha, an official said on Thursday. State Information and Public Relations Secretary …
  • Cyclone Fani: Around 20 lakh trees uprooted in Odisha 13 May 2019 13:56 [India], May 13 (ANI): After cyclone Fani hit Odisha coast, a forest department's report brought to the light that around 20 lakh trees uprooted in the area, including the ecologically sensitive varieties of the trees. "It will take a long time to …
  • April GST return filing deadline extended till 20 June in parts of Odisha 13 May 2019 11:25 The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for taxpayers …
  • "Cyclone-Hit Odisha To Get 1,000 Kilo-Litre Kerosene": Dharmendra Pradhan 13 May 2019 10:39 Government has ensured sufficient supplies of petrol, diesel and LPG to cylone fani-hit Odisha New Delhi: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per request …
  • Deadline for filing April GST sales returns extended by a month for 14 districts in Odisha 13 May 2019 10:09 NEW DELHI: The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for …
  • Pradhan promises supply of 1,000 kilo-litre kerosene to cyclone-hit Odisha 13 May 2019 08:07 [India], May 13 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per a request made by state chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. …
  • Odisha: Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 64 13 May 2019 02:53 [India], May 13 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Khordha (9), …
  • Cyclone Fani aftermath: Eight days on, Odisha grapples with power outage, protests break out in several areas 11 May 2019 11:03 Puri: A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri (PTI Photo) Downed power lines and water scarcity remained elusive in most cyclone-ravaged areas of coastal Odisha for the eighth day in a row despite the government’s …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:48 Cyclone Fani which made landfall in Puri district on May 3 left a trail of destruction in the state. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official …
  • Death-toll due to 'Fani' touches 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:36 [India], May 11 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Cuttack (6), …
  • Cyclone Fani: Officers hold review meeting, provide food in affected areas of Odisha 10 May 2019 21:47 [India], May 11 (ANI): Odisha Information and Public Relations secretary said that the government has provided enough food to the cyclone-affected districts Puri and Khordha. "We have given around 3500 quintals of dry food in Puri and Khordha …
  • Report: 1.5 cr people affected, 5 lakh houses damaged in Odisha cyclone 10 May 2019 15:47 [India], May 10 (ANI): Over 1.5 crore people were affected and more than five lakh houses damaged by the extremely severe Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast in Puri on May 3, according to a report released on Friday. The State Emergency Operation …
  • Oil firms restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-battered regions of Odisha 10 May 2019 13:00 New Delhi, May 10 () Working round-the-clock to restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-hit regions of Odisha, state-owned oil marketing companies have operationalised almost all petrol pumps and LPG distribution centres in the three districts …
  • India: Cyclone “Fani” Joint Rapid Needs Assessment (JRNA) Report 2019 In the aftermath of the Cyclone in Odisha in May 2019 10 May 2019 10:12 Fani intensified into a cyclone on 27th April 2019. On 3rd May, it took the form of a very severe Tropical Cyclone (Category 4), with an estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 175-185 km/h gusting to 210 km/h crossing Odisha coast. While …
  • Cyclone Fani: Food distribution on track in Puri 09 May 2019 18:54 The Odisha government has appeared to have overcome the initial hiccups in delivering food to the cyclone-hit villages and slums in urban areas, especially in Puri district. Five hundred and three kitchens are working full time, and the people are given 50 …
  • Cyclone-Hit Odisha State on Recovery Path, Says India’s Disaster Relief Chief 08 May 2019 14:52 Interviews 17:05 08.05.2019(updated 17:31 08.05.2019) Get short URL India’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) says that it has deployed 44 teams to actively monitor ongoing relief and rehabilitation measures in the country’s eastern state of Odisha …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar 08 May 2019 07:14 Puri, Bhubaneswar: Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar, says officials 07 May 2019 21:54 [India], May 08 (ANI): Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone ‘Fani’: Death toll rises to 37 in Odisha 07 May 2019 20:10 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Updated: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Bhubaneswar: At least 37 people lost their lives and around 1.48 crore people were affected due to cyclone ‘Fani’, the state government …
  • India: World Vision on the ground caring for families in post-Cyclone Fani devastation 07 May 2019 03:23 Thousands of children have survived Cyclone Fani in India and Bangladesh—the worst storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in 20 years—but now they have fresh concerns. “The primary concern of children still living in cyclone shelters is about getting back to …
  • Odisha: 35 dead in cyclone Fani, 1.4 crore affected 06 May 2019 17:28 [India], May 6 (ANI): At least 35 people died and around 1.4 crore people were affected by cyclone Fani, informed State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) on Monday. It also stated that 14 districts of the state, namely Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, …
  • Mamata Refuses Cyclone Fani Review Meeting With PM Modi, Says Officials Busy In Elections 06 May 2019 14:41 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to hold a review meeting on Cyclone Fani with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the PMO sources. The Central government had written to the West Bengal government about a review meeting of state …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll mounts to 16 in Odisha, relief work underway as storm barrels towards Bangladesh 06 May 2019 11:40 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Saturday that he will visit Odisha on May 6. (PTI) Cyclone Fani, which left a trail of destruction in Odisha yesterday, barrelled towards Bangladesh after not causing much havoc in West Bengal on Saturday. Chief …
  • Fani aftermath: Death toll reaches 34, CM Patnaik announces three-pronged plan for affected districts 06 May 2019 11:38 On Twitter CM @Naveen_Odisha also pledged that “loss of crops, animal resources and fisheries will be assessed and compensated for. Tree plantation will be taken up in mission mode after relief and restoration work is completed”. Odisha Chief Minister …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM announces Rs 1000 crore more for relief work; praises Naveen Patnaik 06 May 2019 11:22 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 06, 2019, 1:16 pm IST Updated: May 06, 2019, 1:16 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by …
  • Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakhs to Odisha for relief work 06 May 2019 11:22 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: May 06, 2019, 4:15 pm IST Updated: May 06, 2019, 4:15 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has donated Rs 10 lakhs for restoration and relief work in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM grants Rs 1,000 cr more for relief work; hails CM Patnaik 06 May 2019 11:21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha and announced Rs 1,000 crore more to the state government for conducting relief and restoration work. …
  • Cyclone Fani: Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakhs to Odisha for relief work 06 May 2019 10:37 [India], May 6 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has donated Rs 10 lakhs for restoration and relief work in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. In a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Dalai Lama said, "I appreciate that …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM Modi conducts aerial survey in Odisha 06 May 2019 06:37 [India], May 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. He was received by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief M Naveen Patnaik and Union …
  • India: Situation report regarding CYCLONIC STORM “FANI”as on 03rd May, 2019 up to 1530 Hrs. 05 May 2019 05:45 1. Background i. A Low pressure area was formed over east equatorial Indian Ocean (EIO) and adjoining southeast of Bay of Bengal (BoB) on 25.04.2019 intensifying into a Severe Cyclonic Storm over southeast & adjoining southwest BoB. ii. It intensified …
  • Cyclone Fani to ‘weaken further’ in next 6 hours, lay centred over Bangladesh: IMD 04 May 2019 09:23 Fani weakened into a deep depression and lay centred over Bangladesh (IMD/Twitter) New Delhi: The cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ that wreak havoc in Odisha on Friday and West Bengal on Saturday, has now weakened into a deep depression and lay centred over …
  • Air India announces additional flight for passengers stranded at Bhubaneswar 04 May 2019 08:45 The Air India has announced an additional flight for passengers stranded at Bhubaneswar airport due to cyclone Fani. The flight will leave for Bhubaneswar from Delhi Airport at 3 pm and from Bhubaneswar to Delhi at 5.45 pm. Also, Air India on Saturday …
  • Cyclone Fani weakens, likely to enter Bangladesh around noon 04 May 2019 07:09 A woman carries pitchers next to uprooted trees and a fallen signboard following Cyclone Fani in Khordha district in the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 3, 2019. (REUTERS/R Narendra) Kolkata, May 4 (IANS):  Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms …
  • Cyclone Fani uproots trees, triggers rain in West Bengal 04 May 2019 06:56 [India], May 4 (ANI): Rain lashed Kolkata as cyclone Fani hits West Bengal by crossing Kharagpur earlier on Saturday. Trees were uprooted in towns in coastal West Bengal including Digha, Mandarmani, Tajpur, Sandehskhali and Contai as the storm surge …
  • Cyclone Fani crosses West Bengal, reaches Bangladesh 04 May 2019 05:39 NET Bureau Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, reached Bangladesh on Saturday several hours after it unleashed a trail of massive destruction claiming at least 10 lives in Odisha from where it entered …
  • How do you save 1 million people from a cyclone? 04 May 2019 05:33 By Hari Kumar, Jeffrey Gettleman & Sameer Yasir BHUBANESWAR: Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in …
  • How do you save 1 million people from a cyclone? Ask Odisha 04 May 2019 04:28 Damaged structures and uprooted trees lie along a road in Puri district after Cyclone Fani hit the coastal eastern state of Odisha, India, Friday, May 3, 2019. (AP Photo) By Hari Kumar, Jeffrey Gettleman and Sameer Yasir Flights were canceled. Train …
  • Cyclone Fani batters Odisha, worst blows over 04 May 2019 00:04 In Puri, after Cyclone Fani made landfall Friday. (Express Photo: Partha Paul) With wind storms gusting up to 175 kmph and incessant rains bringing down trees, power and communications lines and thatched houses, cyclone Fani tore through the eastern coast …
  • How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India - The New York Times 03 May 2019 23:22 BHUBANESWAR, India — Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in a low-lying coastal area in mud-and-stick …
  • How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India 03 May 2019 22:03 BHUBANESWAR, India — Flights were canceled. Train service was out. And one of the biggest storms in years was bearing down on Odisha, one of India’s poorest states, where millions of people live cheek by jowl in a low-lying coastal area in mud-and-stick …
  • Major cyclone kills three in India, Bangladesh 03 May 2019 18:50 A woman carries pitchers next to uprooted trees and a fallen signboard following Cyclone Fani in Khordha district in the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 3, 2019. — Reuters picPURI (India), May 3 — At least three people died today as Cyclone Fani, the …
  • Cyclone Fani: Naval Dornier Aircraft conducts aerial survey in Odisha 03 May 2019 16:55 [India], May 3 (ANI): To assess the impact of cyclone Fani in Odisha, an aerial survey was conducted by the Naval Dornier Aircraft. The aerial survey observed extensive devastation to vegetation in many places around Puri, read a statement. "A large …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha, leaves 3 dead and over 160 injured 03 May 2019 15:31 [India], May 3 (ANI): Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching speed of 200 kmph, and left three persons dead besides over 160 injured, a trail of destruction that included damaged houses, uprooted trees …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha, leaves 3 dead besides over 160 injured 03 May 2019 15:31 Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching the speed of 200 kmph, and left three persons dead besides over 160 injured, a trail of destruction that included damaged houses, uprooted trees and …
  • UPDATE 5-Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order 03 May 2019 14:30 BHUBANESWAR, India/ DHAKA (Reuters) - A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters. Trees were uprooted, power and telecom …
  • Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order 03 May 2019 14:05 BHUBANESWAR, India/ DHAKA (Reuters) - A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters. Trees were uprooted, power and telecom …
  • Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha, causes extensive damage 03 May 2019 13:46 [India], May 3 (ANI): Heavy rains along with a wind speed of 175 kmph battered Odisha as powerful cyclone Fani made landfall close to the temple town of Puri on Friday morning, leaving a trail of destruction in the state.The impact of the "extremely …
  • Fani: Trees uprooted, houses destroyed in Odisha 03 May 2019 08:22 Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani made landfall at around 8 am on Friday morning. The Odisha government on Thursday evacuated over 11 lakh people from low-lying areas. The storm is now likely to move towards the West Bengal coast …
  • Cyclone Fani causes extensive damage to power infra, standing trees 03 May 2019 07:35 The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani hit Odisha coast near Puri on Friday morning, causing extensive damage to power infrastructure, thatched houses and standing trees. One person died in Kendrapara district while several others were injured in five …
  • Cyclone Fani Set To Hit Odisha Soon, Over A Million Evacuated: 10 Points 03 May 2019 02:40 Cyclone Fani: The Navy, Air Force and the NDRF and the Coast Guard are on standby. (Reuters) New Delhi:  Over a million people have been evacuated to temporary shelters in Odisha as Cyclone Fani - billed as the most severe cyclonic storm since the super …
  • Cyclone Fani set to make landfall near Puri around 9:30 am Friday, here are 10 points to know 02 May 2019 20:47 By Online Desk The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani is expected to make its landfall on Friday morning around 9.30 am close to Odisha's Puri, much before the earlier forecast of 3 pm. These districts--Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, …
  • Evacuations On, Flights Cancelled As Cyclone Fani Nears: 10 Points 02 May 2019 18:39 The Navy, Air Force and National Disaster Response Force and the Coast Guard are on standby. (Reuters) New Delhi:  Almost 1 million people have been evacuated to temporary shelters in Odisha as Cyclone Fani - billed as the most severe cyclonic storm since …
  • Cyclone Fani Likely To Hit Odisha Tomorrow, PM Reviews Preps: 10 Points 02 May 2019 10:08 Cyclone Fani: PM Modi reviews preparedness with his senior officers New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness on the ground ahead of Cyclone Fani. The cyclone is expected to make landfall tomorrow …
  • Cyclone Fani: Defence Forces On Standby, Over 8 Lakh Evacuated In Odisha 02 May 2019 02:34 Cyclone Fani: NDRF teams have been deployed in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal Puri, Odisha:  Cyclone Fani is expected to make a landfall south of Puri in Odisha anytime after tomorrow afternoon. According to the latest forecast by the Joint Typhoon …
  • For Fani, Election Commission lifts election code in 11 Odisha districts 01 May 2019 21:40 Bhubaneswar: The Election Commission has approved the lifting of model code of conduct in 11 districts in Odisha to facilitate speedy relief and rescue operation in view of cyclonic storm Fani, a poll official said on Wednesday. This will expedite the …
  • Cyclone Fani: 8 lakh to be evacuated in Odisha (2nd Lead) 01 May 2019 16:42 Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that about eight lakh people would be evacuated in view of “extremely severe” cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the coast in Puri on May 3 afternoon. Chairing a high …
  • Armed forces on alert as Odisha braces for 'Fani' 01 May 2019 14:35 Bhubaneswar-Defence forces are on high alert, educational institutions ordered shut and thousands in coastal districts being evacuated as Odisha braces for cyclone 'Fani', the extremely severe cyclonic storm that is likely to make landfall near …
  • Armed forces on alert as Odisha braces for cyclonic storm 'Fani' 01 May 2019 13:53 Bhubaneswar-Defence forces are on high alert, educational institutions ordered shut and thousands in coastal districts being evacuated as Odisha braces for cyclone 'Fani', the extremely severe cyclonic storm that is likely to make landfall near …
  • 'Fani' to hit Puri on Friday with speed of about 175 kmph: JTWC 01 May 2019 13:34 [India], May 1 (ANI): Cyclonic storm 'Fani' is expected to make a landfall near Balukhand village in Puri district of Odisha, where a yellow alert is in place, on Friday afternoon with a speed of about 175 kmph, Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) …
  • India elections: EC lifts poll code in Odisha... 01 May 2019 10:24 The CM had also requested postponement of the Patkura Assembly elections. The Election Commission has approved the lifting of model code of conduct in 11 districts in Odisha to facilitate speedy relief and rescue operation in view of cyclonic storm Fani, a …
  • Odisha works on war footing to tackle cyclone Fani 01 May 2019 08:57 BHUBANESWAR: With the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani inching closure towards the Odisha coast, the state government has intensified its precautionary measures to deal with any situation. The government has assigned 11 IAS officers to supervise the …
  • Odisha on yellow alert as Cyclone Fani turns ‘extremely severe’ 01 May 2019 07:43 Cyclone Fani which has intensified into an ‘extremely severe’ cyclonic storm will cross the Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali by Friday afternoon with a maximum sustained wind of speed 175-185 kmph gusting to 205 kmph. The Met department has …
  • Cyclone Fani Heads To Odisha, Poll Code Lifted In 11 Districts: 10 Points 01 May 2019 07:06 Cyclone Fani: Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea. (PTI) New Delhi:  As Cyclone Fani gained strength and moved closer to the Odisha coast, the state was put on "yellow" alert by the weather department. The Odisha government …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' now 'extremely severe storm', Odisha on alert; poll code lifted 01 May 2019 06:47 The sea conditions are very likely to be rough to very rough along and off Odisha Coast on May 2 and become high to phenomenal by May 4. Bhubaneswar: Cyclone 'Fani' has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' and it will cross …
  • Election Commission lifts poll code in Odisha ahead of cyclone Fani 01 May 2019 05:30 By IANS NEW DELHI / BHUBANESWAR: The Election Commission has approved the lifting of model code of conduct in 11 districts in Odisha to facilitate speedy relief and rescue operation in view of cyclonic storm Fani, a poll official said on Wednesday. …
  • EC lifts poll code in Odisha ahead of cyclone Fani 01 May 2019 04:56 New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) The Election Commission has approved the lifting of model code of conduct in 11 districts in Odisha to facilitate speedy relief and rescue operation in view of cyclonic storm Fani, a poll official said on Wednesday. …
  • 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 …
  • BJP leader killed in Odisha, shutdown called 15 Apr 2019 11:07 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Apr 15, 2019, 1:30 pm IST Updated: Apr 15, 2019, 1:30 pm IST Bhubaneswar: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Odisha’s Khordha town, police said on Monday. Party …
  • Odisha: BJP Mandal president shot dead in Khordha 14 Apr 2019 21:39 [India], Apr 15 (ANI): BJP Khordha Mandal President Manguli Jena was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants near his party office, the police said. Further details are awaited. (ANI)
  • Groove on 13 Sep 2019 12:06 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Dance like nobody is watching—a phrase normally used to express a carefree mentality. For 27-year-old dancer and choreographer, Rahul, his art is a reflection of such experiments on body, mind and soul. Having …
  • 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 …
  • Weather-based crop insurance in eight Odisha districts 09 Sep 2019 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has decided to take up tomato and chilly crops for implementation of Restructured Weather-Based Crop Insurance Scheme (RWBCIS) in eight districts on a pilot basis. As per the decision taken at a …
  • 30-year-old Duradei Sanskrit School struggles to survive 04 Sep 2019 02:27 Express News Service BALASORE: The Duradei Sanskrit School was established at Parusottampur village under Khaira block 31 years ago with the objective to preserve and promote the ancient language of the country. Only to be left orphaned immediately after. …
  • 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 …
  • Video: Man opens courier package, finds live... 29 Aug 2019 11:13 The snake was rescued and released in a forest nearby. Discovering soaps instead of expensive phones from online delivery parcels are not uncommon. But one man in Odisha, India, had a shock of his life when he found a live cobra inside his courier parcel …
  • Second capital punishment under POCSO Act in Odisha 29 Aug 2019 04:36 By Express News Service  BARIPADA: The First Additional District and Sessions Judge-cum-Presiding Officer of Children’s Court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a 25-year-old man for rape and murder of a minor tribal girl at Garudabasa village in …
  • Death penalty for 25-yr-old man for rape and murder of minor tribal girl 28 Aug 2019 15:29 Image Source : Representational image  A 25-year-old man was sentenced to death by a court in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday for raping and killing an eight-year-old tribal girl last year. Additional District Judge (ADJ) Md Irshadun Nabi …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha Man Ordered Grocery Items, Found Cobra Inside Delivery Box 26 Aug 2019 11:59 The snake was rescued and released in a jungle nearby. Mayurbhanj: A Cobra snake that was found inside a parcel sent through courier service was rescued by the forest department in Odisha's Mayurbhanj on Monday. The 5.5-feet cobra came through a …
  • Odisha: Cobra found in parcel, rescued by forest dept 26 Aug 2019 11:30 Mayurbhanj: A Cobra snake who was found in a parcel sent through courier service was rescued by the forest department here on Monday. The snake, a 5.5 feet deadly cobra came through a courier service in ward number 5 of Rairangpur area in Mayurbhanj. …
  • 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 …
  • Mudhi Mansa: The classic breakfast of warriors 24 Aug 2019 10:09 Express News Service For most denizens, the history of Mudhi Mansa is a rather short one. The birth of this instantly addictive delicacy was in 1969 when an enterprising gentleman Kartik Chandra Behera chanced upon the idea of scoring on a traditional …
  • 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 …
  • Low pressure to trigger more rain across Odisha 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as rain pounded several parts of the State on Friday with Bhubaneswar recording 16.3 mm rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for more showers in the next 24 hours.  On the day Puri …
  • Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster 17 Aug 2019 20:17 Express News Service On Wednesday last, Shiba Patra, a native of Ganjam's Buguda was bitten by a venomous snake. Instead of rushing him to a hospital, his family members took him to nearby Baladevjew Temple for a special ritual. The temple priests …
  • Bihar: Villagers hold up woman’s cremation for failing to pay dowry 4 years ago 17 Aug 2019 14:09 At the time of their wedding, Parbati failed to give two cows, one goat and three sarees in dowry as per local tradition. Bhubaneshwar: In a case of both caste-based discrimination and dowry, a man was abstained from cremating his 23-year-old wife for two …
  • Inter-caste marriage: Odisha man forced to wait for 2 days to cremate wife 17 Aug 2019 05:34 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Caste discrimination runs so deep in the society that it does not even spare the dead. In a shocking display of the deeply entrenched prejudice, villagers of Kuchei panchayat within Kuliana police limits in the tribal- …
  • Odisha man unable to cremate wife as community ‘refuses help’ 17 Aug 2019 00:24 Local police in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Friday recovered a woman’s body which could not be cremated for three days because community members refused to participate in the last rites. Villagers belonging to Santhal tribe at Kuchei village under the …
  • 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 …
  • Torn between religion: Man buried, his effigy cremated in Odisha 15 Aug 2019 04:21 By Express News Service BARIPADA: In a bizarre incident, a 60-year-old man was buried and his effigy cremated to follow two religious customs in a village in Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday. The incident happened in Kadakusumi village within Suliapada …
  • Sorcerer bites to cure fever in tribal belts of Odisha 14 Aug 2019 02:11 By Express News Service MALKANGIRI: Superstitions continue to hold sway in tribal belts of the State as people still believe sorcerers possess the power to cure illness and diseases. In a shocking incident, a 38-year-old woman was bitten by a sorcerer all …
  • 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 …
  • ‘Save habitats to protect jumbos’ 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Former Principal Conservator of Forest Saroj Kumar Patnaik on Monday said, “In order to protect elephants, we need to save their habitats first.” Addressing a meeting on the occasion of World Elephant Day here, he said …
  • Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods 12 Aug 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Ignou to enhance skills of Odisha health workers 09 Aug 2019 06:00 BHUBANESWAR: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer six-month course to accredited social health activist (ASHA) workers of 10 districts in the state to enhance their knowledge about food, nutrition and guidance. National Health …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • 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 …
  • Elephants wreak havoc in Baripada 06 Aug 2019 04:15 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Despite efforts of around 50 forest personnel to drive the elephant herd from Jharkhand out of Raruan block in Mayurbhanj district for the last nine days, the animals seem to be in no mood to oblige. On Sunday night, …
  • Haribaldev Jew servitors on padayatra to meet CM 30 Jul 2019 01:59 By Express News Service BARIPADA:  Servitors of Haribaldev Jew temple on Monday launched a padayatra again to meet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Bhubaneswar over their demands for development of the shrine. As many as 100 servitors took out the march …
  • Rains to continue till August first week in Odisha 28 Jul 2019 04:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Farmers of the state who have been waiting for rains to revive their crops and kick start agriculture activities, now have a ray of hope. The much-awaited rainfall activity will remain above normal across Odisha till …
  • Out of Step 28 Jul 2019 01:57 The Beat: The masked dance form is performed to celebrate the harvest. Deep amid the mineral-rich mountains of Odisha’s Keonjhar district, village elders at Asanpata village gathered last fortnight to mourn the shrinking possibilities of chhau dance. A …
  • Congress, BJP target Odisha govt over jobs 25 Jul 2019 20:40 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File) The issue of jobs came up in the Odisha Assembly on Thursday, with the Opposition Congress and BJP expressing concern over “rising” unemployment. The Congress also asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to bring in legislation …
  • 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 …
  • Rain deficit in Odisha remains high at 29 per cent 22 Jul 2019 08:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The rainfall deficit in Odisha continues to remain high at 29 per cent. The State received 316.77 mm rainfall between June 1 and July 21 against the normal of 445 mm. Rain deficit in Balasore is 52 per cent followed by …
  • Monsoon patrolling stepped up in Odisha's Similipal Tiger Reserve 20 Jul 2019 01:39 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) authorities in Mayurbhanj district have intensified patrolling in forest areas to prevent poaching and timber smuggling during monsoon. More than 500 forest personnel along with Divisional …
  • 119 blocks in Odisha lack JMFC courts, admits Minister 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 119 blocks in Odisha do not have Civil Judge-cum-JMFC court. Admitting this, the state government on Wednesday said plans are afoot to establish 16 courts in 13 districts and a decision on opening courts in …
  • Odisha sends list of 30 lakh farmers for PM-Kisan scheme 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the state government claimed to have provided assistance to over 51 lakh farmers under its flagship Kalia scheme, it has sent a list of around 30 lakh farmers to the Centre for assistance under PM Kisan scheme. …
  • Baripada commuters suffer as traffic violators rule the roads 14 Jul 2019 03:16 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Even as attempts were made by Baripada municipality to evict vendors on the stretch between Biju Patnaik square and KC Circle near the bus stand, commuters continue to face a tough time as a large number of vehicles can be …
  • Bahuda Yatra: Thousands of devotees pull chariots in Baripada 14 Jul 2019 03:16 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Thousands of devotees gathered at Grand Road to witness the homecoming ceremony (Bahuda Yatra) of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra. ALSO READ: Bahuda Yatra: Chariots defy convention, reach Jagannath temple …
  • Girls of state-run residential schools abused when they were on leave, says Odisha Minister Jagannath 12 Jul 2019 14:51 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Three minor inmates of state-run residential schools have been sexually exploited this year, Odisha minister Jagannath Saraka told the assembly on Friday, insisting that the girls were abused when they had gone home on leave. Speaker S …
  • 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 …
  • How is Indian classical dance viewed abroad? Some answers 02 Jul 2019 22:21 The place and impact of India’s dance traditions throughout the world is obviously a vast subject covering space and time. It is the emotive power of Indian dance that really stirs the soul of the Western audience as different from the dance forms they, …
  • Frequent transfer of collectors hits development in Odisha 02 Jul 2019 03:37 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Administrative and developmental works in the tribal-dominated Sundargarh district have taken a severe beating due to abrupt transfer of three collectors within a short span of time.  The posts of Commissioner in Rourkela …
  • 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 …
  • Rainfall activity picks up pace in Odisha 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least nine days after southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha, the rainfall activity picked up pace on Sunday. Rainfall occurred at most places in north Odisha and at isolated places in southern region from Saturday to …
  • 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 …
  • Congress leader, IMD man among 5 killed in Odisha accidents 28 Jun 2019 17:02 Image Source : PTI Congress leader, IMD man among 5 killed in Odisha accidents Representational image  The Mayurbhanj district Congress secretary and a scientific assistant of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) were among five persons killed in two …
  • How this AR-driven project helped Naveen Patnaik... 27 Jun 2019 07:00 An indigenous Augmented Reality project developed by Hyderabad-based innovator Avantari helped Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik win the Assembly polls. On January 13, 2019, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) set in motion a plan that had never been tried before, anywhere …
  • Man Gives Triple Talaq To Wife; Haryana Police Gets Women’s Panel Notice 26 Jun 2019 21:13 NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma said she is deeply "concerned and shocked" by the incident. New Delhi: The National Commission for Women issued a notice to Haryana police today and sought an action taken report from them in a case where a woman was …
  • Man abandons wife by pronouncing 'talaq' thrice, NCW sends notice to Haryana police 26 Jun 2019 16:51 Image Source : PTI Representational image The National Commission for Women issued a notice to Haryana police on Wednesday and sought an action taken report from them in a case where a woman was physically assaulted and abandoned by her husband after …
  • Four arrested for tonsuring inter-faith couple in Odisha  26 Jun 2019 05:06 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Four persons were arrested by Karanjia police on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in tonsuring two lovers on Mandua village. The accused are Sk Nasad and Sk Mustafa of Kuduma village and Sk Asif and Sk Kotu of Mandua …
  • 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 …
  • Locals assault, shave heads of couple in Odisha after learning about affair 25 Jun 2019 11:42 Couple reached out to Karanjia Police Station to file complaint following which the police immediately arrested 3 victims, said an official. Odisha: Locals of Mayubhanj’s Mandua village on June 22 allegedly mistreated a couple and shaved their heads after …
  • Bloated cobra is filmed being forced to regurgitate seven whole eggs 24 Jun 2019 11:50 This is the horrifying moment a cobra was forced to regurgitate seven whole eggs after raiding a hen house in northern India. Footage captured on June 24 shows a rescuer getting the reptile to regurgitate the eggs at Basipitha village in Khunta Tehsil in …
  • Odisha minister faces flak for calling himself 'God', CM Patnaik 'Lord Jagannath' 22 Jun 2019 05:02 Marandi's remark, which has offended the servitors of Haribaldev Jew temple at Baripada, is being circulated widely on social media. Mayurbhanj: Odisha's Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marandi on Friday drew flak for calling himself …
  • Elderly woman trampled to death by jumbo in Odisha 21 Jun 2019 06:17 By Express News Service BARIPADA:  An elderly woman was trampled to death and her daughter sustained critical injuries after an attack by an elephant at Haladipada village in Betnoti forest range on Wednesday night. The deceased, 60-year-old Saibani Singh …
  • Two trampled to death by elephants in Odisha 18 Jun 2019 06:47 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A 60-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant at Dangarbila village within Rashgobindpur under Baripada Forest Division in Mayurbhanj district on Monday. He was identified as Hariya Soren. Baripada DFO Swayam …
  • Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha 13 Jun 2019 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 39 people have reportedly died due to heat wave in Odisha which continued to reel under gruelling hot conditions with little relief in sight. Four out of 39 alleged sunstroke death cases have been …
  • Nine places record over 40 degree Celsius temperature in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Scorching heat continues to make life miserable in Odisha. Temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius mark at nine places on Sunday. While Sambalpur was the hottest at 43.6 degree Celsius, the temperature at Hirakud stood at …
  • 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 …
  • Nagaland truck fined Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha, highest in country 14 Sep 2019 23:30 BHUBANESWAR: A Nagaland-registered truck broke the record for the highest penalty of Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha for flouting traffic rules under the old Motor Vehicles Act. Truck owner Shailesh Shankar Lal Gupta of Nagaland was fined Rs 6,40,500 by the …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding 05 Sep 2019 15:14 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT 28 Aug 2019 02:34 Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT Heavy rainfall will lash many parts of Odisha during the next four days with a fresh low-pressure area building up over the Bay of Bengal, a MeT official said here Tuesday. Odisha has been battered by heavy …
  • More rains in store  for Odisha 26 Aug 2019 06:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State will receive more rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.The regional Met office predicted light to moderate …
  • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
  • Bhubaneswar: Disabled minor raped by granddad 21 Aug 2019 22:06 Bhubaneswar: A differently-abled minor girl was allegedly raped by a relative at her uncle’s place in Nayagarh police limits. Shockingly, the accused happens to be her distant grandfather. The matter reportedly came to the fore on Wednesday after a …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 16 Aug 2019 10:41 Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi 14 Aug 2019 19:47 Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
  • 'Become Our Tree Brothers': Odisha Women Tie Rakhis To Rebuild Green Cover 14 Aug 2019 19:34 As the yearly festival of Raksha Bandhan approaches, women in India surf the shelves of Archies to find the perfect card to ensure that their brothers are inspired to protect them for another year. Needless to say, this archaic practice holds little value …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert 14 Aug 2019 12:26 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
  • Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods 12 Aug 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
  • Man Arrested In Connection With Serial Murders In Odisha 02 Aug 2019 11:41 The senior police officer said the arrest was made on the basis of "confessionary statements". Cuttack: The police have arrested a 35- year-old man in connection with two of the three murder cases that were reported in Cuttack within 24-hours …
  • Cuttack homeless murder case: Accused admits role in two killings, denies third 02 Aug 2019 03:09 By Express News Service CUTTACK: After a marathon 72-hour interrogation, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested 38-year old accused Narayan Sahu in connection with the murder of three homeless persons in the Millennium City. Sahu has reportedly …
  • Occupational therapy centre at KIMS 28 Jul 2019 05:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Minister of Health and Family Welfare Naba Kishore Das inaugurated a state-of-the-art physiotherapy and occupational therapy centre at Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) here on Saturday. The centre has …
  • Monsoon deficit brings back humidity in Odisha 18 Jul 2019 02:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: More than a month after southwest monsoon entered Odisha, the citizens of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack continue to experience hot and humid condition. While the Capital recorded 36.9 degree Celsius on Wednesday, it was 37 …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June 01 Jul 2019 09:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June representational image  Odisha has registered a deficit rainfall of 31.5 per cent in June this year, an official said. The state received an average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long …
  • Discom franchisee Feedback Energy to power up presence 30 Jun 2019 16:31 Feedback Energy Distribution Company Ltd (FEDCO) plans to expand its presence to Rajasthan and Tripura apart from adding more circles in Odisha. FEDCO, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Feedback Infra, is engaged in electricity distribution. The company is …
  • ODFC manager in vigilance net for accepting bribe 28 Jun 2019 03:59 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Vigilance sleuths of Boudh district under Berhampur division on Thursday nabbed manager of Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC)  Kendu leaf sub-division, Kantamal block Bikram Kumar Sahu while accepting bribe. …
  • Centre rescues ten Indian workers stranded in Dubai 27 Jun 2019 07:01 The workers reached New Delhi on Tuesday night and met Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Wednesday. (Twitter/Dharmendra Pradhan) Nine workers from Odisha and one from Bihar, who were reportedly stuck in poor working …
  • Migrant workers stranded in Dubai return to India 26 Jun 2019 03:58 Category: Middle East, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 26, 2019, 8:23 am IST Updated: Jun 26, 2019, 8:23 am IST Dubai [UAE]: Nine of the ten migrant labourers from Odisha held captive by their employees in Dubai returned to India on Tuesday, while the …
  • Yoga hope for children with autism in Bhubaneswar 25 Jun 2019 03:45 Express News Service Yoga can improve the lives of children with special needs both physiologically and psychologically, believe yoga therapists Upendra Mohanty and Akhil Chandra Rana. Both have been helping differently-abled children, including those with …
  • Pradhan writes to Jaishankar requesting repatriation of 10 people held captive in Dubai 21 Jun 2019 20:42 [India], June 6 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday wrote to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar requesting his personal intervention in the release and repatriation of 10 people from Odisha held captive by …
  • Monsoon advances, expect rains in next 24 hours in Odisha 21 Jun 2019 06:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Conditions are favourable for advancement of southwest monsoon into some parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. A bulletin of the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Thursday stated that under the influence of cyclonic …
  • Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha 13 Jun 2019 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 39 people have reportedly died due to heat wave in Odisha which continued to reel under gruelling hot conditions with little relief in sight. Four out of 39 alleged sunstroke death cases have been …
  • Congress sub-committees step up to combat election debacle job in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress on Sunday distributed responsibilities among six sub-committees constituted to visit different areas of the State to find out reasons behind the party’s worst ever performance in 2019 elections. The first sub- …
  • Odisha men ‘captive’ in Sharjah: Pradhan seeks S Jaishankar’s help 06 Jun 2019 22:59 External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna) Union Minister for Petroleum and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday wrote to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, seeking his “personal intervention” to repatriate 10 workers from …
  • Pradhan asks MEA to help repatriate stranded Odia men 06 Jun 2019 13:44 Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday sought the intervention of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar for the release of 10 Odia workers stranded in Dubai. The victims had released a video on social media …
  • A month after cyclone 'Fani', 1.64 lakh families still without electricity in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 08:19 BHUBANESWAR: A month after cyclone 'Fani' ravaged Odisha after making landfall near Puri, more than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in the coastal districts were without electricity, an official said. In the worst-hit Puri district, power …
  • A month after Fani, Odisha continues to struggle under intense heat due to lack of power restoration 04 Jun 2019 07:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha: A month after Fani, 1.64 lakh families still in darkness  More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power …
  • Electricity supply still to fully resume in cyclone-hit Odisha areas 03 Jun 2019 13:52 Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) Even a month after Cyclone Fani that ravaged coastal Odisha, basic services like electricity are yet to be fully restored in several areas. More than 1.64 lakh electricity consumers in the cyclone-hit areas are yet to see the …
  • Man in Bhubaneswar dumps body of co-worker after killing him post-dispute 03 Jun 2019 05:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Tussle over a monetary dispute took an ugly turn after a man killed his co-worker in a flour  mill in Rental Colony here on Saturday night. The deceased is Dilip Sahoo (41) of Nayagarh district. The accused Chintu Jena …
  • Month After Cyclone Fani, Over 48 Per Cent People Still Without Electricity In Puri 02 Jun 2019 16:43 About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Puri district are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone 'Fani' made landfall near Puri town on May 3, officials said Saturday. …
  • Heat wave continues in Odisha 02 Jun 2019 06:55 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Updated: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under AN intense heat wave with 10 places recording above 40 degreeS Celsius on Saturday. There seems no …
  • 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. …
  • Fani devastation: Pilgrims, tourists to miss milk-made sweet dishes 18 May 2019 23:25 According to state government’s official sources, 2571 livestock (cows, buffaloes and bullock); 2803 goat and sheep have been killed in Fani. Bhubaneswar: Tourists who would relish Malai Chapati (Sarapuli) and Rabidi made from milk in Odisha’s pilgrim city …
  • Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda sentenced to life 18 May 2019 16:10 Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Additional District Judge (ADJ) court in Odisha’s Berhampur on Saturday. Panda was convicted under Section 121 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), according Additional Public Prosecutor ( …
  • Higher education dept asks institutions for complete damage report 15 May 2019 16:08 BHUBANESWAR: Higher education department on Wednesday asked universities, government and non-government aided colleges of the cyclone affected districts to submit complete damage report of their institutions within seven days. According to the government …
  • India: UNICEF India Cyclone Fani Situation Report # 2 (national) 14 May 2019 11:13 On 3 rd May the cyclone Fani (“Foni”), a category 4 storm, impacted three states in India (Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal). Odisha remains the worse hit with more than 15 million people incl. 4,8 million children affected. The cyclone was untimely; …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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’: 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 …
  • 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, …
  • Cyclone Fani: 16 killed as ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’ sweeps away houses, destroys towns in Odisha 06 May 2019 12:00 Image Source : PTI 16 killed in Cyclone Fani in Odisha At least 16 people were killed and nearly one crore people were affected as Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in Odisha on Friday. The government has now mounted a massive restoration work across 10,000 …
  • Cyclone Fani leaves 16 dead; Odisha govt mounts massive restoration work across 10,000 villages 05 May 2019 05:42 An estimated one crore people in 10,000 villages and 52 urban agglomerations in around 14 districts were affected by Cyclone Fani.IANS Extremely severe tropical cyclonic storm Fani made landfall in Odisha on Friday, May 3, near the coastal city of Puri, …
  • Cyclone Fani weakens, death toll rises to 16 04 May 2019 22:04 (MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW DELHI, May 4 (KUNA) -- Indian authorities said on Saturday that the death toll following Cyclone Fani made a landfall on Friday in eastern Indian state of Odisha rose to 16 people as extremely severe cyclonic storm …
  • Cyclone Fani leaves 12 dead; PM to visit Odisha 04 May 2019 14:25 A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall in Puri. Photograph: Courtesy @IndiaCoastGuard/Twitter New Delhi, May 4 (PTI): A day after the “rarest of rare” summer cyclone Fani ravaged parts of Odisha, killing at least 12 people, …
  • Cyclone Fani | 8 dead in Odisha: 10 developments to know 04 May 2019 11:54 By Online Desk BHUBANESWAR: Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching speed of 200 kmph, and left eight persons dead besides over 160 injured, and trail of destruction that included damaged houses, …
  • Puri flattened by Cyclone Fani 04 May 2019 11:03 The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani has virtually reduced the pilgrim town of Puri to the ground. The State control room functioniong at Bhubanewswar is yet to establish contact with many affected districts. The Biju Patnaik airport is likely to be …
  • Cyclone lashes Indian coast, heads for Bangladesh 04 May 2019 06:40 PURI, India - The northeastern coast of India has been battered by one of the worst storms in decades, as Cyclone Fani bore down on the northeastern coastal city of Puri in Odisha on Friday morning. Described as an "extremely severe cyclonic storm,…
  • Cyclone Fani Heads To Bangladesh, Kolkata Airport Resumes Ops: 10 Points 04 May 2019 05:48 Cyclone Fani reached West Bengal from Odisha earlier this morning (AFP) Kolkata:  Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the subcontinent in 20 years, uprooted trees and triggered rain as it entered West Bengal this morning, a day after it …
  • Cyclone Fani heads to Bangladesh after smashing Indian coast 04 May 2019 03:23 Heavy rain submerged large areas of Puri and at least 160 people in the town were injured, many by flying debris. Witnesses said 300 hotels on the town's shoreline were badly damaged with rooms flooded and windows smashed. In Puri, a teenager was …
  • Cyclone Fani Hits Bengal, Triggers Heavy Rain, Uproots Trees: 10 Points 04 May 2019 03:23 Cyclone Fani reached West Bengal from Odisha earlier this morning (AFP) Kolkata:  Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the subcontinent in 20 years, uprooted trees and triggered rain as it entered West Bengal this morning, a day after it …
  • 8 dead as Cyclone ‘Fani’ slams into Odisha 04 May 2019 02:19 A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri, Friday, May 3, 2019. (PTI Photo) The storm is India’s strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in 20 years. New Delhi, May 4 (PTI) Cyclone ‘Fani’ barrelled through Odisha on …
  • Cyclone Fani batters Odisha 04 May 2019 02:07 At least eight people were killed as Cyclone Fani, the biggest storm to hit India in 20 years, slammed into the eastern state of Odisha yesterday, damaging houses and cutting off power, water and telecommunications. It made landfall at the temple town of …
  • Three killed and hundreds injured as cyclone hits Indian coast with 200kmh winds 04 May 2019 01:47 0 Comments Three killed and hundreds injured as cyclone hits Indian coast with 200kmh winds Independent.ie Three people died as the strongest cyclone to hit India in 20 years left a trail of destruction through the north-eastern coastal state of Odisha …
  • 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 …
  • Cyclone Fani bores down on northeastern India 03 May 2019 23:57 PURI, India - The northeastern coast of India has been battered by one of the worst storms in decades, as Cyclone Fani bore down on the northeastern coastal city of Puri in Odisha on Friday morning. Described as an "extremely severe cyclonic storm,…
  • 8 Dead As Cyclone Fani Hits West Bengal To Continue Further North-East 03 May 2019 23:20 Cyclone Fani: The Indian Meteorological Department has warned of "phenomenal" sea conditions New Delhi:  Cyclone Fani hit West Bengal early this morning by crossing Kharagpur and is likely to continue further in North-East direction with the wind …
  • Bangladesh braces for floods as weakened Fani advances after fatal India sweep 03 May 2019 23:05 It was battering coastal Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining area in India, about 140km from Kolkata, on Friday night, the Met Offices of India and Bangladesh said. The cyclone is likely to reach Khulna and adjoining south-western parts of …
  • Fani hits India with full fury 03 May 2019 21:04 At least three people were killed as Cyclone Fani, the biggest storm to hit India in 20 years, slammed into its eastern state of Odisha yesterday, damaging houses and cutting off power, water and telecommunications. It made landfall at the temple town of …
  • Cyclone Fani Leaves 8 Dead In Odisha, Moves Towards West Bengal 03 May 2019 20:59 Severe tropical cyclone Fani made landfall on the eastern coast of the country on Friday in Odisha, with the wind speed of up to 200 km per hour pounding the states coastal region, unleashing copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, killing …
  • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Heading towards West Bengal and from there it is likely to move towards north-east 03 May 2019 19:58 Cyclone ‘Fani’ rolled through Odisha on Friday, packing rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, leaving at least three people dead, blowing away thatched houses, and swamping towns and villages. The extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ or the ‘ …
  • At least eight reported dead as cyclone Fani tears apart Odisha coast in India 03 May 2019 19:13 Senior officials confirmed the death toll and added that information were still awaited from many areas, The Times of India reported on Friday night citing state media Press Trust of India or PTI.    Three people, including a teenage boy, were reported …
  • Cyclone Fani: India’s biggest storm in 20 years just struck its east coast - Vox.com 03 May 2019 18:49 An enormous tropical cyclone made landfall in eastern India Friday near the coastal city of Puri, impacting an area that’s home to tens of millions of people. It’s believed the storm, called Cyclone Fani (pronounced “Foni”), struck the coast with winds in …
  • Cyclone Fani claims 8 lives in Odisha, barrels towards West Bengal 03 May 2019 17:35 The cyclone is said to be the worst to hit India since 2014. (Reuters) Cyclone Fani (pronounced Foni) rolled through Odisha Friday, bringing rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, leaving at least eight people dead, blowing away thatched houses, …
  • Cyclone Fani bites Odisha, eight dead 03 May 2019 16:22 Bhubaneshwar/Kolkata: Cyclone 'Fani' barrelled through Odisha on Friday, unleashing copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, killing at least eight people, blowing away thatched houses, and swamping towns and villages, officials …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha; Bengal, Andhra, Northeast brace for heavy rain 03 May 2019 16:15 The cyclone is said to be the worst to hit India since 2014. (Reuters) Cyclone Fani (pronounced Foni) rolled through Odisha Friday, bringing rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, leaving at least three people dead, blowing away thatched houses, …
  • Flying debris kills woman in Odisha as cyclone Fani gains strength 03 May 2019 14:33 A 65-year-old woman died after a suspected heart attack at a cyclone shelter. Twitter Three people were killed as cyclone Fani battered the Odisha coast on Friday. The deadly tropical cyclone wreaked havoc in several parts of Odisha, especially Puri …
  • 3 Dead As Cyclone Fani Hits Odisha, Now Moving Towards Bengal: 10 Points 03 May 2019 14:10 Cyclone Fani: The Indian Meteorological Department has warned of "phenomenal" sea conditions Puri, Odisha:  Three people have died as Cyclone Fani barreled into Odisha this morning, uprooting trees and electricity poles, and cut off power supply …
  • Cyclone Fani fury kills three in Odisha, to enter West Bengal by midnight 03 May 2019 13:28 By IANS KOLKATA: Cyclonic storm Fani, now situated in Odisha about 340 km southwest of Kolkata, has triggered intense rainfall and winds in West Bengal destroying 50 houses in East Midnapore district. The storm, which made landfall a little after 10 a.m., …
  • 3 killed as cyclone Fani batters Odisha 03 May 2019 13:08 A wind uprooted signage lies on the road after Cyclone Fani made landfall, in Bhubaneswar, Friday, May 3, 2019. (PTI Photo) Airports in Bhubaneswar and Kolkata have been closed.  New Delhi, May 3 (PTI): Cyclone ‘Fani’ rolled through Odisha on Friday, …
  • Three killed as Cyclone Fani batters Odisha 03 May 2019 09:58 BHUBANESWAR: Three people were killed in separate incidents as cyclone Fani battered the Odisha coast Friday, officials said. A teenager was killed when a tree came crashing down on him at a place within Sakhigopal police station area limits in Puri …
  • Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Puri 03 May 2019 05:22 The 'eye' of cyclone Fani, which represents the centre circle of the massive storm, has entered Puri coast and neighbourhood in Odisha around 9.30 am on Friday morning. The eye represents a brief lull for the area under its footprint, which in this …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: Odisha seeks 20 more units of NDRF teams for relief and rescue operations 03 May 2019 01:32 Sujit Kumar Bisoy HIGHLIGHTS The SRC has mentioned that the cyclonic storm is likely to touch ground near Puri on Friday forenoon with a wind speed of 170-180 kmph, gusting up to 200 kmph. At least 14 coastal and adjoining districts are likely to be …
  • Cyclone Fani: Odisha Begins Evacuating Over 8 Lakh People 02 May 2019 21:48 BHUBANESHWAR — A massive operation was launched in Odisha on Thursday to evacuate over 8 lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani moved closer to the eastern coast, officials said. As per the latest bulletin of …
  • Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation underway as Odisha braces for storm; 203 trains cancelled 02 May 2019 18:06 Indian fishermen attempt to bring their boat ashore amid strong winds at Chandrabhaga beach in Puri district of eastern Odisha (AP Photo) India is bracing for an extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani as it moves closer to coastal Odisha, ahead of its …
  • Cyclone Fani: 10,000 villages likely to be affected in Odisha 02 May 2019 17:08 Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) About ten thousand villages and 52 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) are likely to be affected by cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the Odisha coast during the forenoon on Friday, said an official on Thursday. Chief Minister …
  • 8 lakh people evacuated in India ahead of major cyclone 02 May 2019 10:38 India mounted its biggest-ever evacuation effort of pulling back an estimated 8,00,000 people from low-lying areas along the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Odisha as the severe cyclonic storm Fani is set to hit the eastern state tomorrow afternoon. As per …
  • Massive evacuation ops underway in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Fani 02 May 2019 07:37 According to the SRC, the evacuation of eight lakh people is the largest-ever evacuation operation in the country. Bhubaneswar: A massive operation was launched in Odisha Thursday to evacuate over eight lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the …
  • 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 …