• Balasore to get new 100-bed Covid hospital 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service BALASORE: The State Government will set up a 100-bed Covid-19 hospital in Balasore soon, announced Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy here on Friday.Reviewing the Covid-19 situation in Balasore, Tripathy expressed satisfaction over Covid …
  • Farmers suffer in Odisha's Balasore as floods wreak havoc 29 Aug 2020 02:50 By Express News Service BALASORE:  The floods in major rivers in the district has wreaked havoc on agriculture. With large parts of agriculture land and standing crops washed away or inundated, farmers are staring at huge loses and worried about repayment …
  • Alarming: Incessant rain creates flood-like situation in Odisha's Balasore 27 Aug 2020 11:27 Aug 27, 2020, 04:43PM ISTSource: TNNVideoWhile the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rainfall in Odisha, many districts in the State are still facing flood-like situations due to incessant rainfall. Balasore is one of the worst …
  • Death in COVID-19 quarantine centre of Odisha's Balasore district fuels tension 30 Jul 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BALASORE:  Tension flared up in Barbatia panchayat under Bhograi block of Balasore district after an inmate of the local temporary medical centre (TMC) died under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday. The inmate was identified as …
  • Odisha: Drone deployed to sanitise Balasore 26 Jul 2020 12:31
  • Drone deployed to sanitise Balasore town in Odisha 26 Jul 2020 12:23
  • Watch: Trials of anti-tank guided missile ‘Dhruvastra’ at ITR Balasore 22 Jul 2020 12:17
  • Rare yellow turtle discovered in India in Odisha's Balasore. See picture 22 Jul 2020 09:57 Locals from Sujanpur village in Soro block rescued the unique yellow colour turtle.IANS A rare yellow turtle was spotted and rescued by a farmer in Odisha's Balasore district, which experts say is the product of albinism. Locals from Sujanpur village …
  • Watch: Trials of anti-tank guided missile ‘Dhruvastra’ at ITR Balasore 22 Jul 2020 09:57 Jul 22, 2020, 02:47PM ISTSource: ANITrials of Helicopter-launched Nag Missile (HELINA), now named Dhruvastra anti-tank guided missile in direct and top attack mode were conducted in Odisha. The flight trials were conducted on 15 and 16 July at ITR ( …
  • Porous borders between Balasore, Mayurbhanj districts spark coronavirus panic 21 Jul 2020 07:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Residents of many villages of Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts sharing borders with West Bengal and Jharkhand are living in anxiety and fear of Covid-19 after the administration removed barricades and opened major routes …
  • Navajyoti emerges frontrunner for Congress ticket from Balasore 21 Jul 2020 07:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Navajyoti Patnaik, son of president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Niranjan Patnaik has emerged as the frontrunner for Congress ticket for by-poll to Balasore Assembly constituency. Congress MLA from …
  • Rare yellow turtle rescued in Odisha's Balasore 20 Jul 2020 16:24 Image Source : TWITTER/SUSANTA NANDA Rare yellow turtle rescued in Odisha's Balasore A rare yellow turtle was spotted and rescued in Odisha's Balasore district, said an official on Monday. Locals from Sujanpur village in Soro block rescued the …
  • Rare yellow turtle spotted in Odisha's Balasore, rescued 20 Jul 2020 07:12
  • Spotted: Locals rescue 'never seen before' yellow turtle in Odisha's Balasore 20 Jul 2020 04:52 By Online Desk BALASORE: Some species of turtles are said to live for over 100 years. But yet, not everyone is lucky enough to see these beautiful creatures.  Now in Odisha, an even more rare turtle was spotted! Locals from Sujanpur village in Soro block …
  • Senior forest official tests COVID-19 positive in Balasore 16 Jul 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BALASORE: The district reported its highest single-day spike of 61 positive cases including 41 locals in the last 24 hours. The fresh cases include Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF), Balasore Wildlife Division Sameer Kumar Sahoo …
  • Odisha: Bhoi Sahi area in Balasore declared Covid-19 containment zone 15 Jul 2020 15:58 Jul 15, 2020, 08:29PM ISTSource: TNNThe Bhoi Sahi area in Balasore district has been declared a Covid-19 containment zone after detection of positive cases. In the last 24 hours, 61 new Covid-19 cases have been reported, and the total number of cases in …
  • Balasore Sadar MLA Madan Mohan Dutta passes away 17 Jun 2020 10:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Balasore Sadar Madan Mohan Dutta passed away in a private hospital here on Wednesday. Dutta, 62, who was elected to the Assembly for the first time in 2019, was battling several ailments, …
  • Odisha: Several injured as bus carrying migrants from Kerala to Bengal overturns in Balasore 30 May 2020 12:21 May 30, 2020, 03:52PM ISTSource: TNNIn a tragic incident, several people were injured after a bus carrying migrant workers overturned in Odisha's Balasore on May 30. According to reports, the bus was on its way when it skidded off National Highway 16 …
  • 50-year-old allegedly assaults girl at COVID-19 quarantine centre in Odisha's Balasore 27 May 2020 03:44 By Express News Service BALASORE: The State Government’s claims of ensuring security of women in quarantine centres have fallen flat with rising incidents of crime against them in the places. A 50-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted a girl at a …
  • On cam: Under-construction bridge collapses in Odisha's Balasore 21 May 2020 16:33 May 21, 2020, 09:13PM ISTSource: TNNAn under-construction bridge collapsed in Odisha's Balasore district on May 21. The administration was making the bridge to help people of Balasore cross Budhabalanga River. The entire incident was caught on camera. …
  • Odisha migrant labourer walking for 200km from West Bengal dies in Balasore 16 May 2020 02:47 By Express News Service BALASORE: After walking for nearly 200 km from West Bengal, a migrant laborer of Puri collapsed and died near the Laxmannath check gate in Balasore district on Friday. The deceased is 55-year-old Dhobei Mohanty of Tikarpada village …
  • 1336 migrants to arrive today, curfew at Balasore rly stn 12 May 2020 23:30 Balasore: The Balasore district administration has imposed 24-hour curfew around the Balasore railway station in view of the arrival of a large number of people in two Shramik Special trains on Wednesday. The curfew has been imposed from 12 midnight of …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 5 new COVID-19 cases in Balasore; state tally at 108 27 Apr 2020 07:01 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 5 new COVID-19 cases in Balasore; state tally at 108 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 108 after five new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, an official said on Monday. All the fresh cases …
  • Lightning claims lives of six people in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Sundargarh 25 Apr 2020 03:09 By Express News Service BARIPADA: At least four persons of Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts and two of Sundargarh died when lightning struck them during a Nor’wester on Friday.  While three of them -  Jamini Mohanta, Dibyashankar Mohanta and Kaushik …
  • Covid-19: Shutdown sparks panic buying in Balasore, cops conduct flag march 24 Apr 2020 09:39 Apr 24, 2020, 02:41PM ISTSource: TNNPolicemen in Odisha's Balasore district conducted flag march to enforce the complete shutdown announced after new cases of Covid-19 were found in the district. The state government has announced 60-hour complete …
  • Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today 23 Apr 2020 20:01 Image Source : PTI Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today The Odisha government on Thursday announced a 60-hour complete shut down in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today till …
  • Covid-19 lockdown: Conductors, drivers, helpers of buses stranded at Odisha's Balasore bus terminal, facing difficulties for food and shelter 23 Apr 2020 12:24 Apr 23, 2020, 03:40PM ISTSource: TNNDuring nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, bus conductors, drivers and helpers of buses stranded at Odisha's Balasore bus terminal,facing difficulties for food and shelter. With all these difficulties around the state, …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: COVID-19 positive cases at 68; Balasore areas declared containment zone 20 Apr 2020 07:42 Image Source : PTI COVID-19 positive cases at 68 in Odisha Odisha has reported a total of 68 coronavirus positive cases so far, including 43 active cases, 24 cured and 1 death. The data was confirmed by the state's health department on Monday. Earlier …
  • Odisha declares some areas of Balasore as containment zones 19 Apr 2020 16:12 Image Source : PTI Odisha declares some areas of Balasore as containment zones The Odisha government on Sunday declared some areas in Balasore as containment zones to conduct active surveillance and contact tracing, a day after a 58-year-old man tested …
  • Covid-19: Landlord allegedly bars cancer patient from entering rented house in Odisha’s Balasore 17 Apr 2020 10:52 Apr 17, 2020, 04:06PM ISTSource: ANIA cancer patient and his family members were allegedly not allowed to enter their rented house by the landlord in Odisha’s Balasore. They had returned from Bhubaneswar a COVID-19 hotspot after medical check-up. The …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd approves reappointment of MD & CEO 13 Apr 2020 16:31 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd in its meeting held today, the 13th April, 2020 which commenced at 4.30 p.m. and concluded at 5.40 p.m. have unanimously approved re-appointment of Mr. Anil Kumar Sureka as the Managing Director & CEO of …
  • Odisha High Court status quo on power supply to Balasore Alloys 08 Apr 2020 07:14 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Odisha High Court has directed the North Eastern Electricity Company (NESCO) to maintain status quo with regard to supply of power to Balasore Alloys Limited, which had been issued disconnection notice for non-payment …
  • Fire accident at raw material godown of Emami Paper Mills Ltd's Balasore Plant 11 Mar 2020 17:47 A fire accident occurred yesterday at around 11.30 AM ie 10th March 2020 at one of Emami Paper Mills Ltd's Raw Material Godowns in its factory at Balasore (Odisha). The fire has been brought under control and there is no loss or injury to human life. …
  • India's Emami Paper Mills Informs Of Fire Accident At Raw Material Godown In Co's Balasore Plant 11 Mar 2020 08:06
  • First female auto-rickshaw driver of Balasore town shatters stereotypes 04 Feb 2020 08:10 By Express News Service BALASORE: The first female auto-rickshaw driver of Balasore town, Madhumita Bindhani, has emerged as an inspiration for women, deserted by their husbands. The 29-year-old, a resident of Gandhali village in Badasahi block in …
  • Trains Services Hit Near Odisha's Balasore As Beam Collapses On Tracks 29 Dec 2019 12:24 Restoration work has been launched on a war-footing to clear the route Balasore: A beam of an under-construction overbridge fell on the railway tracks near Balasore railway station in Odisha on Sunday, affecting train services, a railway official said. …
  • Protest over food at Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Odisha's Balasore 12 Nov 2019 02:02 By Express News Service BALASORE: Patients and their attendants protested supply of sub-standard food in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ward of Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital (FM MCH) in Balasore district on Sunday night. Patients including pregnant …
  • Cattle rescued near Seragada toll gate in Balasore 13 Oct 2019 06:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: More than 200 cattle were rescued by activists of right-wing Hindu group Sri Ram Sena along with locals near Seragada toll gate on NH-16 in Balasore district on Saturday. The cattle were reportedly being smuggled in two …
  • Sarangi opposed at Balasore 10 Oct 2019 14:58 By Express News Service BALASORE: Union Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Pratap Sarangi on Tuesday faced opposition from a section of the organisers of a cultural programme at Gopal Gaon here and not allowed to take part in the …
  • Odisha MLA-tehsildar face-off: Balasore Collector orders probe 06 Oct 2019 04:14 By Express News Service BALASORE:  A day after Nilagiri MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak and tehsildar Sushrita Tudu engaged in a face-off over an eviction drive in front of the Sub-Collector’s office here, Balasore Collector K Sudarshan Chakraborty ordered a probe …
  • DRDO successfully test-fires QRSAM from Balasore flight test range 04 Aug 2019 13:52 The missile with a strike range of 25-km is being developed by the DRDO for the Indian Army. Balasore: Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday successfully test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) air defence system. The …
  • Anti-polythene drive in Odisha's Balasore 18 Jun 2019 06:47 By Express News Service BALASORE: With repeated awareness campaigns on plastic hazards failing to yield the desired result, the district administration on Monday launched a drive against use of polythene bags in Balasore town and nearby areas. The …
  • Stray dogs feed on infant's corpse in Odisha's Balasore 07 Jun 2019 09:31 The incident came to light after locals saw that the dogs have eaten one of the legs of the baby in front of Soro Community Health Centre. Balasore: In a bizarre incident, a pack of stray dogs were sighted feasting on an infant dumped near a community …
  • Government to promote tourism in Balasore, Bhadrak: Tourism Minister 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service BALASORE: In a bid to attract more tourists from across the country and abroad to Bhadrak and Balasore, the two districts will soon be turned into tourism hubs, said Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi. Panigrahi, who was …
  • Minister of State Sarangi desires to bring Balasore on tourism map 31 May 2019 10:44 Image Source : PTI Minister of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi wnats to put Balasore on tourism map.  Pratap Chandra Sarangi drew the maximum cheers from the crowd when he stood up to take pledge as Minister of State at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime …
  • MoS Sarangi wants to bring Balasore on tourism map 31 May 2019 08:39 New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Pratap Chandra Sarangi drew the maximum cheers from the crowd when he stood up to take pledge as Minister of State at the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new government on Thursday. Little known in the power …
  • India's Balasore Alloys Posts March Quarter Loss 30 May 2019 14:08 Nov 13 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 1.2 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 215.1 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER INCOME FROM OPERATIONS 3.21 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.77 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.  Full Article Feb 14 (Reuters) - …
  • Pratap Sarangi leading in Balasore 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BALASORE: The saffron party is on its way to regain its earlier stronghold of Balasore. BJP Lok Sabha candidate Pratap Chandra Sarangi will be winning the Parliamentary seat for the first time in 2019 after tasting defeat in 2014. …
  • BJP promises liquor-free Balasore 20 Apr 2019 06:42 By Express News Service BALASORE: The BJP, in its manifesto, has promised to upgrade Balasore Municipality into a Corporation and make the district free from liquor if the party forms the Government in the State.With Balasore going to polls in the fourth …
  • Zoological Survey of India move to save horseshoe crabs in Kendrapara and Balasore districts 21 Jan 2019 04:47 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) of Kolkata has suggested that the habitats of endangered horseshoe crabs in Kendrapara and Balasore districts be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs). Senior scientist and deputy …
  • Officials inspect illegal sand mining in Balasore 19 Jan 2019 02:22 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A seven-member team led by Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Manasranjan Padhi on Thursday visited Subarnarekha riverbed in Jaleswar block of Balasore district to check illegal sand lifting.  Acting on an order of the …
  • Prime Minister Dedicates to the Nation Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of IndianOil’s Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline 07 Jan 2019 11:35 Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated to the nation the Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of Indian Oil Corporation’s Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline at a grand function held in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha today. …
  • 132 Cyclone shelters opened in Balasore 11 Oct 2018 05:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: As many as 132 cyclone shelters have been opened in Balasore district in wake of the approaching cyclone. The Met Department had earlier announced that Balasore, Bhadrak and nine other districts could receive heavy to very …
  • Odisha CM inaugurates hospital in Balasore 03 Sep 2018 15:32 [India], Sep 03 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated the Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Balasore and said that it would help achieve quality healthcare service and medical education in the region. Addressing a …
  • Trader shot dead in Balasore 02 Sep 2018 22:18 By Express News Service BALASORE: A 43-year-old businessman was shot dead by miscreants here  on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Manas Ranjan Das of Phirngipatna village under Sahadevkhunta police limits. Das, who was a transport …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q1 PAT falls to Rs. 10.73 crores 11 Aug 2018 16:58 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended June 30, 2018. The company has reported net sales of Rs.334.93 crores during the 3 months period ended June 30, 2018 as compared to Rs.315.68 crores during the 3 months period ended …
  • Bengal signboard in Balasore an eyesore 31 Jul 2018 02:08 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Utkal Sammilani, a socio-cultural organisation, has demanded immediate removal of a signboard which was illegally erected by the Irrigation and Waterways department of the West Bengal Government near Udaypur beach in …
  • Balasore boy develops a robot with human feelings 30 Jul 2018 01:32 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:A young boy from the State, who claimed to have developed Odisha’s first humanoid robot, has come up with an andro-humanoid robot, which can express feelings like humans, do household chores and serve the elderly people. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd postpones board meeting to Aug 11, 2018 28 Jul 2018 08:04 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4th August, 2018 has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. The revised date has been fixed on Saturday, 11th August, 2018, to consider and take on …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for board meeting on Aug 4, 2018 17 Jul 2018 16:20 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4th August, 2018, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the first quarter ended 30th June, 2018. Further, the …
  • India successfully test-fires BrahMos from military base at Balasore 16 Jul 2018 15:03 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Updated: July 16, 2018 7:12:50 pm The BrahMos has demonstrated multiple abilities, such as land-attack, anti-ship, and capability of being launched from different platforms. (Representational Image) Despite heavy …
  • Witchcraft spreads its vicious tentacles in Mayurbhanj, Balasore 24 Jun 2018 01:24 Express News Service BARIPADA: Witchcraft, a superstitious practice, has become a matter of grave concern in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts. Two such sorcery related cases highlight the vicious grip of the practice in the rural tribal areas where people …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd board recommends dividend of Rs. 0.75 for 2017-18 29 May 2018 08:04 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held on May 28, 2018, has recommended a dividend of Rs. 0.75 per share of Rs. 5/- each i.e. @ 15% on the nominal value of share, which shall be payable subject to the declaration of the same …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q4 PAT plunges to Rs. 0.68 crore 29 May 2018 05:58 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended March 31, 2018. The company has reported net sales of Rs.332.42 crores during the period ended March 31, 2018 as compared to Rs.369.65 crores during the period ended March 31, 2017. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd updates on ED attachment order 27 May 2018 12:03 Balasore Alloys Ltd had earlier announced about a Provisional Attachment Order No. 15/2017 dated 15.12.2017 passed by the Directorate of Enforcement ('ED') against Balasore Alloys Limited ('BAL'). By an order dated May 23, 2018 passed …
  • ZimAlloys pushes for Balasore deal cancellation… Appeals to Supreme Court o Seeks new investors 17 May 2018 02:01 The Herald Martin Kadzere Senior Business Reporter Zimbabwe Alloys Ltd has appealed the High Court judgment stopping the local ferrochrome producer from terminating the $90 million take-over bid by an Indian firm, Balasore Alloys as the tussle over the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces forfeiture of up-front money received against warrants 15 May 2018 12:18 Balasore Alloys Ltd has announced with respect to conversion of 85,65,000 Warrants into Equity Shares upon receipt of balance money. A sum of Rs. 4,76,75,001/- (Rupees Four crores seventy six lacs seventy five thousand and one only) was received by the …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd board to approve fourth quarter results on May 28, 2018 14 May 2018 08:08 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Monday, 28th May, 2018, to consider and take on record the Audited Financial Results (Standalone and Consolidated) of the Company for the quarter and financial year ended …
  • ZimAlloys deal still alive: Balasore 11 May 2018 08:35 By Martin Kadzere Indian firm Balasore Alloys said yesterday the deal to acquire 70 percent shareholding in Zimbabwe Alloys Limited was still on despite claims by judicial manager Reggie Saruchera this week that he had terminated the $90 million …
  • Odisha: 75-year-old man sexually abuses minor girl in Balasore 04 May 2018 16:06 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: May 4, 2018 8:25:39 pm The accused has been arrested based on the FIR and investigations are on, the police said. (Representational) A minor girl in Odisha’s Balasore district was sexually abused allegedly by a 75-year-old …
  • Woman tied to electric pole, thrashed by mob in Odisha's Balasore 19 Apr 2018 11:15 Balasore: Satyabhama Behera, President of a self-help group was tied to an electric pole and attacked by locals in Odisha's Balasore district. The incident took place in Manitri Chandanpur village of Balasore district on 14 April when some locals tied …
  • Another rape case reported from Balasore district, accused held 17 Apr 2018 16:38 By: PTI | Balasore | Published: April 17, 2018 9:42:03 pm A man has been arrested in Khaira area of Odisha’s Balasore district on charges of raping a minor girl last week, police said. The incident comes days after two similar cases of minors’ rape were …
  • Balasore Alloys Limited asked to pay Rs 306 crore for excess mining 17 Apr 2018 01:59 BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has slapped a demand notice on Balasore Alloys Limited (BAL), formerly known as Ispat Alloys Limited, seeking a compensation of around Rs 306 crore for excess mining within a period of about seven years.The Balasore-based …
  • Another 8-year-old girl raped in Odisha’s Balasore district 16 Apr 2018 15:57 — By PTI | Apr 16, 2018 06:37 pm Balasore (Odisha): An 8-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a married man at Soro area in Balasore district, a day after a similar incident rocked Nilagiri area of the district, police said today. The girl was returning …
  • Eight-year-old raped in Odisha’s Balasore district 16 Apr 2018 14:17 By: PTI | Balasore | Published: April 16, 2018 6:32:48 pm On the basis of an FIR lodged by the girl’s family yesterday, the accused was arrested, they said adding further investigation is in progress.  An 8-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a married …
  • Subarnarekha port work in Balasore district to start soon 01 Apr 2018 02:34 BHUBANESWAR: Construction of Subarnarekha port, off the coast in Balasore district, will start soon as major hurdles have been removed. Informing this in a written reply to a question from Aswani Kumar Patra (BJD) in the Assembly, Minister of State for …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd allots 44,35,000 shares 31 Mar 2018 04:51 The Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at their meeting held today has allotted 44,35,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at a price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of Rs. 16.50/- per …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd to consider allotment of 1,30,00,000 Equity Shares 28 Mar 2018 03:21 A meeting of the Committee for Preferential Issue of Warrants of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd will be held on 30th March, 2018 for allotment of 1,30,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each at price of Rs. 21.50/- including premium of …
  • Start-up festival in Balasore 28 Feb 2018 19:12 Balasore: The North Odisha Start-Up Fest, 2018, was held under the aegis of North Odisha Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nocci) at the organization's business park here. The event was conducted with the support of the Software Technology Parks of …
  • Dialysis, CT scan in Balasore 27 Feb 2018 19:11 Balasore: The dialysis and the CT scan units will be operational in the Government Medical College and Hospital here by April first week. In a review meeting of the Rogi Kalyan Samiti, held under the chairmanship of Balasore MP R.K. Jena, it was decided …
  • Search on for missing baby in Balasore 24 Feb 2018 12:17 A video footage showing a woman with the kidnapped baby in Balasore. Telegraph picture Balasore: Police have intensified its search for a missing baby and released a video footage on Friday of the woman who allegedly kidnapped the four-month-old infant on …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q3 net profit slides to Rs. 19.35 crores 16 Feb 2018 09:08 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended December 31, 2017. The company has reported net sales of Rs.331.26 crores during the period ended December 31, 2017 as compared to Rs.279.61 crores during the period ended December 31 …
  • Strike hits Balasore 10 Feb 2018 19:22 Balasore: A strike observed by trade unions against "deteriorating law and order situation" in the town threw life out of gear here on Saturday. The strike call was made jointly by the Trade Union Association Coordination Committee, All India …
  • Two killers arrested in Balasore 06 Feb 2018 19:48 Balasore: Police have arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in the murder of Kunu Panda, an ex-councillor, on January 14. The accused are Jiten Murmu, 29, Babu Rao, 28, both from Talengasahi village and Abhi Jena, 32, of Chandipur. The …
  • Balasore set for rural and trade fair 30 Jan 2018 19:41 Balasore: The district is all set to host the five-day Balasore Mahotsav, Pallishree Mela and Expo-2018 on the ground of the local Industrial Training Institute here from Wednesday. A final review meeting was held under the chairmanship of the district …
  • Balasore youth hacked to death in broad daylight 25 Jan 2018 02:23 BARIPADA: Tension gripped Balasore town after a youth, who was out on bail, was hacked to death by two unidentified miscreants in broad daylight on Wednesday. The deceased, identified as 39-year-old Tanmay Panda alias Kunu, was the younger brother of …
  • NEW DELHI -- Defence sources says that India has successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-5 ballistic missile with a strike range of 5,000 kms from a test range in Balasore, off the coast of East Indian state of Odisha. 18 Jan 2018 12:09 NEW DELHI, Jan 18 -- Defence sources said on Thursday that India has successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-5 ballistic missile with a strike range of 5,000 kms from a test range in Balasore, off the coast of East Indian state of Odisha. The …
  • Balasore confirms Zim Alloys deal 11 Jan 2018 07:13 BUSINESS WRITER  •  11 January 2018 9:04AM  •  0 comments HARARE - Indian firm Balasore Alloys (Balasore) yesterday confirmed its intention to acquire a majority shareholding in leading chrome producer, Zimbabwe Alloys (Zim Alloys). Balasore, formerly …
  • Balasore Alloys to acquire 70% share in Zimbabwe Alloys 10 Jan 2018 10:31 Balasore Alloys, a Pramod Mittal group company, has entered into a deal to acquire 70% share of Zimbabwe Alloys consequent upon a scheme of arrangement sanctioned by the High Court of Zimbabwe on December 20, 2017. The company received the approval on …
  • Balasore Alloys to acquire 70% stake Zimbabwe Alloys; stock surges 13% 10 Jan 2018 06:21 Balasore Alloys moved higher by 13% to Rs 89.90 on BSE after the company announced the acquisition of 70% stake in Zimbabwe Alloys for cash payment of $16.47 million. “A further payment of $74.26 million to creditors, towards injection of working capital …
  • Live Breaking News Dec 28: India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile in Odisha's Balasore 28 Dec 2017 09:45 Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: 03:13 pm: About 100 cases of triple talaq have come to …
  • Plans galore for Balasore jail 26 Dec 2017 18:49 Balasore: The local jail authorities have adopted a multi-pronged approach to bring about reforms in the prison that aims to provide basic comforts and opportunities for inmates to earn their livelihood to make the jail financially viable. Jail …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd updates on ED action 18 Dec 2017 03:17 Balasore Alloys Ltd has announced with reference to the news item in the media /Social media twitter 'ED attaches assets worth Rs. 244.89 Crore of M/s Balasore Alloys Ltd, Orissa under PMLA in a case of defrauding STC by M/s Global Steel …
  • Rs  244 cr worth assets of Balasore Alloys attached 17 Dec 2017 05:16 BHUBANESWAR: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached `244.89 worth property of Balasore Alloys Limited, Odisha, for defrauding the State Trading Corporation (STC) by Global Steel Holding Limited. The central agency had earlier frozen shares worth …
  • Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited 16 Dec 2017 20:44 For representational purposes (File | Reuters) NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel …
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited 16 Dec 2017 19:24 For representational purposes (File | Reuters) NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel …
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 245 cr of Balasore Alloys Ltd 16 Dec 2017 18:44 [India], Dec 16 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) in the company, in …
  • ED attaches nearly Rs 245 crore assets of Balasore Alloys 16 Dec 2017 14:05 The ED filed a money laundering case on March 29 against Mittal, GSHL and STC officials following an FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation on March 16. (IE) The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of …
  • ED attaches nearly Rs 245 cr assets of Balasore Alloys 16 Dec 2017 12:43 New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of Balasore Alloys Ltd whose shareholders are Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) and its chairman Pramod Kumar Mittal who are being probed for defrauding …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd Q2 net profit higher at Rs. 21.51 crores 14 Dec 2017 18:47 BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended September 30, 2017. The company has reported net sales of Rs.310.10 crores during the period ended September 30, 2017 as compared to Rs.244.22 crores during the period ended September …
  • Many areas in Odisha’s Bhadrak flooded as Baitarani river water level increases 28 Aug 2020 11:26 Aug 28, 2020, 02:40PM ISTSource: ANISeveral areas in Bhadrak district face flooding, as the water-level of Baitarani river rises due to heavy rainfall. According to Bhadrak District Magistrate Gyana Das, “There's consistent rise in water level. Due to …
  • Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force deployed in Bhadrak for flood rescue operation 27 Aug 2020 05:07 Aug 27, 2020, 08:52AM ISTSource: ANIOdisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) team has been deployed in Dhamanagar town of Bhadrak district for rescue and evacuation operation in the flood-affected areas. Several areas of the state are reeling under flood …
  • BJD MP from Bhadrak tests +ve for corona 22 Aug 2020 12:40
  • BJD MP from Bhadrak tests positive for coronavirus 22 Aug 2020 12:39
  • Man thrashed, tonsured, forced to drink urine in Odisha's Bhadrak 04 Aug 2020 15:04 By PTI BHADRAK: A 35-year-old man was allegedly thrashed, tonsured and forced to drink urine over an old enmity at a village in Odisha's Bhadrak district, police said on Tuesday. Bhadrak district collector Gyanranjan Das ordered a thorough probe into …
  • Forest officials in Odisha's Bhadrak on toes as elephants wreak havoc 02 Jun 2020 07:15 By Express News Service BHADRAK/JEYPORE: Forest personnel of Bhadrak range are facing a tough task driving away elephants, which have sneaked into the district from Hadgad forest in Keonjhar. Residents of villages like Mohantypada, Patkana, Routrapur, …
  • Rainfall, strong winds hit Odisha's Bhadrak ahead of cyclone Amphan landfall 20 May 2020 02:03 Bhadrak (Odisha): As the cyclone, Amphan is expected to make landfall today, rainfall and strong winds hit Bhadrak in Odisha. According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) cyclone Amphan will cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (WB) and …
  • Cyclone Amphan: NDRF personnel perform mock drill in Bhadrak, Odisha 18 May 2020 06:42 May 18, 2020, 11:02AM ISTSource: TOI.inNDRF personnel perform mock drills and awareness ahead of cyclone Amphan. NDRF personnel created awareness in coastal areas of Dhamara in Odisha’s Bhadrak district. Cyclone Amphan is likely to unleash heavy rain and …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 26 new COVID-19 cases in Ganjam, Kendrapara, Bhadrak; state tally at 245 08 May 2020 11:32 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 26 new COVID-19 cases in Ganjam, Kendrapara, Bhadrak; state tally at 245 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha surged to 245 after as many as 26 people, who had recently returned from Surat, tested positive …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 7 new COVID-19 cases in Sundergarh, Bhadrak; state tally at 118 28 Apr 2020 07:33 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 7 new COVID-19 cases in Sundergarh, Bhadrak; state tally at 118 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 118 on Tuesday after seven new cases were reported in the state, an official said. Out of the new …
  • Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today 23 Apr 2020 20:01 Image Source : PTI Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today The Odisha government on Thursday announced a 60-hour complete shut down in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today till …
  • Odisha: 3 new coronavirus positive cases reported from Bhadrak; state tally at 82 22 Apr 2020 09:37 Image Source : PTI Odisha's corona positive cases rise to 82 The total number of coronavirus positive cases has reached 82 in Odisha, as the state has reported three more COVID-19 positive cases from Bhadrak district. The tally was confirmed by the …
  • This Bhadrak woman distributes free vegetables in 15 villages during lockdown 20 Apr 2020 05:49 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Amid the gloom surrounding the unprecedented coronavirus crisis, there are people like Chhayarani Sahu who have become a beacon of hope by their acts of generosity and kindness. The 57-year-old woman farmer of Kuruda …
  • Spitting in public places to attract fine in Odisha's Bhadrak 16 Apr 2020 20:12 Bhadrak (Odisha) [India], April 16 (ANI): In a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19, spitting in public places will now be prohibited in Bhadrak with immediate effect. "Spitting in public places shall be prohibited, and violators will be levied a …
  • Bhadrak police conducts survey, receives positive feedback from citizens 13 Apr 2020 09:59
  • Shutdown of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak towns lifted, lockdown to continue 05 Apr 2020 09:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha Government on Sunday announced lifting of the shutdown of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak towns. The state government had imposed restrictions on these three urban centres in view rising cases of Covid-19 …
  • Govt shuts down Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak for 48 hours to check virus spread 04 Apr 2020 02:48
  • Curfew-like 48-hour total shutdown in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak and Cuttack 03 Apr 2020 16:29
  • Odisha police gear up to enforce complete shutdown in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak 03 Apr 2020 15:40
  • Odisha govt announces 48-hour 'shutdown' in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Cuttack 03 Apr 2020 14:57 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Updated: April 3, 2020 7:30:27 pm In a press conference Friday, Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said on Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak, “We have reason to suspect community transmission. Our surveillance has to be …
  • COVID-19: 48-Hour "Total Shutdown" In Odisha's Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak From 8 pm Tonight 03 Apr 2020 12:09 Odisha Lockdown: There will be a 48-hour total shutdown in Odisha's Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak from 8 pm Highlights Lockdown in Bhubaneshwar, Bhadrak includes essential items Only some pharmacies to be open, local administrations to decide 5 COVID-19 …
  • COVID-19: Odisha orders complete shutdown of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak for 48 hours 03 Apr 2020 11:22 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Initiating extreme preventive measures, the Odisha government on Friday announced the complete shutdown of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack cities along with Bhadrak town for 48 hours from 8 pm on Friday to check community …
  • Odisha to impose complete lockdown in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak for 48 hours 03 Apr 2020 11:10 Image Source : PTI Odisha to impose complete lockdown in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak for 48 hours Odisha government has decided to impose complete lockdown in Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak for 48 hours starting from 8 pm on Friday, to prevent community transmission of …
  • Covid-19: Complete shutdown in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak for 48 hours 03 Apr 2020 09:40
  • State orders complete shutdown of Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak for 48 hours to prevent COVID-19 transmission 03 Apr 2020 08:51 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Friday announced complete shutdown of Bhubaneswar city and Bhadrak town for 48 hours to prevent community transmission of novel coronavirus in both the areas. Bhubaneswar has so far reported four COVID …
  • Odisha's Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak to be completely shutdown for 48 hours on fears of community transmission 03 Apr 2020 08:42 Bhubaneswar: Fearing community transmission, Odisha government has decided to completely ‘shutdown’ Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak cities for 48 hours. No groceries, no vegetable or dairy shops, no deliveries, no passes will be allowed, even pharmacies will be …
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan writes to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik for medical college in Bhadrak 20 Feb 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Union Minister for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to send a proposal to the Centre for setting up of a medical college under Pradhan Mantri Jan …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan seeks medical college in Odisha's Bhadrak, minority girls' hostel under PMJVK 19 Feb 2020 11:13 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Union Petroleum and Steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged the Centre for setting up a hostel for girl students belonging to minority communities under a central scheme. In a letter to Union Minority Affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas …
  • Odisha government volte-face on Bhadrak MCH demand 30 Nov 2019 03:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Friday announced establishment of a medical college at Bhadrak and made a volte-face an hour later by issuing a clarification that the demand is being looked into. Health and Family Welfare …
  • Government to promote tourism in Balasore, Bhadrak: Tourism Minister 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service BALASORE: In a bid to attract more tourists from across the country and abroad to Bhadrak and Balasore, the two districts will soon be turned into tourism hubs, said Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi. Panigrahi, who was …
  • Cyclone Fani: 223 trains in Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section cancelled till Saturday 03 May 2019 09:20 By IANS NEW DELHI: As a precaution against cyclone 'Fani', the Indian Railway has cancelled 223 trains in the Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section, along the coastal lines of Odisha on the Kolkata-Chennai route till May 4, officials said. A senior Railway …
  • Odisha: 3 die, 29 fall ill after consuming spurious liquor in Bhadrak 30 Apr 2019 14:21 Image Source : PTI 3 dead in Odisha hooch tragedy Three persons died and 29 others fell ill Tuesday after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Odisha's Bhadrak district, a police officer said. Locals alleged that victims had bought the liquor with …
  • Baton passed, fight to carry forward political legacy in Bhadrak constituency in Odisha 27 Apr 2019 06:13 Express News Service BHADRAK: Bhadrak parliamentary constituency is all set to witness the passing of batons between two generations of political families in 2019 General Elections. Abhimanyu Sethi, son of five-time MP Arjun Sethi and Madhumita Sethi, …
  • Cabinet clears third railway line between Narayangarh, Bhadrak 07 Mar 2019 15:14 New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved the construction of a third railway line between Narayangarh in West Bengal and Bhadrak in Odisha. The 155-km long new line would cost Rs 1,866.31 crore and is slated …
  • DBL Chandikhole Bhadrak Highways Pvt Ltd receives appointed date from NHAI 18 Dec 2018 07:42 DBL Chandikhole Bhadrak Highways Private Limited, wholly owned subsidiary of Dilip Buildcon Ltd has received the appointed date i.e. December 16, 2018 by the National Highways Authority of India. The project is for rehabilitation and Up-gradation to Six …
  • Bhadrak bandh for Medical College 30 Oct 2018 03:17 By Express News Service BHADRAK: Normal life in Bhadrak district was hit on Monday as members of Bhadrak Swabhiman Manch observed a 12-hour dawn-to dusk bandh demanding establishment of a medical college and hospital. The Manch members decided to go ahead …
  • Bhadrak accident: NHRC notice Odisha Government on students death 12 Aug 2018 02:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:   The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Odisha Government on the tragic road accident at Ranital in Bhadrak district where five students were killed and four others injured. Acting on a …
  • Unplanned constructions trigger artificial flooding in Bhadrak 27 Jul 2018 01:54 By Express News Service BHADRAK: For residents of Bhadrak, the monsoon brings along with it the fear of artificial flooding. The town, which is witnessing large-scale unplanned constructions, lacks a proper drainage system. The recent heavy rainfall …
  • Odisha: Five school students killed by speeding truck in Bhadrak 20 Jul 2018 22:19 “He first hit two kids and then ran over the rest as he kept swerving on the road. The students were hit even though they were riding (bicycles) in single file on the correct side (of the road),” the teacher said. Five school students have been killed …
  • Woman charred to death in Bhadrak 26 Jun 2018 02:03 By Express News Service BHADRAK: A woman was charred to death in Sekhsahi under Bhadrak town police limits on Sunday night. Police identified the deceased as Subasini Khilar (45), wife of Uday Khillar, a businessman of Purunabazar area in Bhadrak town. …
  • Over 140 snake hatchlings found in house in Odisha's Bhadrak 25 Jun 2018 13:31 140 snake hatchlings found in house in Odisha’s Bhadrak As many as 140 snake hatchlings were found in a house in Shyamsundarpur village of Odisha's Bhadrak district. Two male and a female adult cobras were also found from the place along with the …
  • Odisha: High COurt allows Bhadrak Ramnavami procession 24 Mar 2018 08:17 — By PTI | Mar 24, 2018 11:35 am Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has directed that the Sriram Maha Yajna Samiti of Bhadrak shall be permitted to perform rituals for Ram Navami and take out the Kalass Sobhayatra’ and procession in the same manner and through …
  • Bhadrak: Couple sells baby to buy cell phone, saree; arrested 14 Sep 2017 04:40  Pandya Mukhi, the father of the child, revealed that unable to feed their two sons and a daughter, they sold the child and bought a mobile, saree and silver anklet. Bhadrak: A poor couple who sold their one-year-old baby boy for Rs 45,000 and bought a …
  • Three districts flood-hit, Bhadrak bears the brunt 26 Jul 2017 09:10 Locals crossing an inundated Gangua canal on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Tuesday | Biswanath Swain BHUBANESWAR: Over 40,000 people have been hit by floods in three districts of the State after heavy rains in the upper catchments left Subarnarekha and …
  • A month after communal riots, struggle on for normal life in Bhadrak 06 May 2017 01:02 BHADRAK: A month after Bhadrak was ravaged by communal violence, people are trying to piece together their shattered lives.The communal violence erupted in the town on April 6 after derogatory remarks on Hindu Gods were posted on a social media site by a …
  • Bajrang Dal leader arrested in Bhadrak for inciting communal violence 03 May 2017 01:07 Image for representational purpose only. BHADRAK: A Leader of Bajrang Dal was arrested by Bhadrak Town Police on Tuesday for his alleged involvement in inciting communal tension in the town 25 days back. He is Manas Mohanty, State secretary of Bajrang Dal. …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviews panchayat poll performance in Bhadrak district 29 Apr 2017 02:37 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:  Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the panchayat representatives of the BJD to work for the people and concentrate on the development of villages. The chief minister reviewed the BJD's …
  • 443 victims in Bhadrak to get compensation 24 Apr 2017 10:03 Bhubaneswar, April 23: The state government has asked the Bhadrak district administration to pay compensation to 443 residents of the district headquarters town who were affected in the violence between two groups in the second week of this month. Official …
  • Riots cause Rs nine crore loss to Bhadrak 21 Apr 2017 01:59 Shops and houses being set afire by protesters in Bhadrak town. | EPS BHADRAK: Bhadrak town incurred a loss of Rs 9 crore in the communal riots that took place 14 days back, said Collector Gyana Ranjan Das, who submitted damage assessment report to the …
  • Property worth Rs 9cr damaged in Bhadrak 20 Apr 2017 23:15 Bhubaneswar, April 20: Property worth around Rs 9 crore was damaged in the three-day spate of violence that took place in Bhadrak town starting April 7, the damage assessment report submitted by the district administration to the state government today …
  • Odisha clashes: Longer relaxation of curfew in violence-hit Bhadrak 20 Apr 2017 16:12 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Updated: April 20, 2017 7:42 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The strife-torn Bhadrak town, hit by communal violence triggered by abusive remarks to Hindu deities on social media early this …
  • Curfew leaves Bhadrak labourers jobless 20 Apr 2017 02:40 BHADRAK:Normalcy is gradually limping back to Bhadrak town. Schools, colleges, business establishments and financial institutions have started functioning normally during the curfew relaxation period. But, things are yet to improve for the labour sector. …
  • Bhadrak communal riots: Blame it on social media or the 2019 Assembly polls! 18 Apr 2017 05:21 Bhadrak, the headquarter town of Bhadrak district in coastal Odisha flared up recently. Indefinite curfew was clamped in the town that has been sealed for outsiders. A quarter of the population of the town being Muslim, this town in Odisha is particularly …
  • Night curfew continues in Bhadrak; BJD councillor arrested 17 Apr 2017 01:40 BHADRAK: Town police arrested Councillor of Ward 15, Subhankar Mohapatra, on Sunday in connection with the communal tension in Bhadrak. Informing this, Inspector in-charge (IIC) of town police station Manoj Rout said  Subhankar was arrested on charges of …
  • After witnessing devastating violence, life returning to normal in Bhadrak 16 Apr 2017 07:24 The power of social media can be realised by looking at the communal violence that erupted in Bhadrak, a small sensitive town with a sizable Muslim population in the state of Odisha on April 6. The derogatory comment by a Muslim youth on Facebook took a …
  • Night curfew continues in Bhadrak, 146 arrested for violence 14 Apr 2017 17:41 Shops and houses being set afire by protesters in Bhadrak town. | EPS BHADRAK: Night curfew continued in Bhadrak today despite the town returning to normal, while the number of arrests rose to 146 in connection with the violence sparked by alleged abusive …
  • Odisha: Process of assessing damage stepped up in Bhadrak, 126 arrested 13 Apr 2017 16:39 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Published:April 13, 2017 10:06 pm Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The process to assess the damage caused in Bhadrak was taken up on a priority basis on Thursday even as the number of …
  • Bhadrak SP, ADM replaced 13 Apr 2017 02:41 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik interacts with people during his visit to Bhadrak on Wednesday | Express BHUBANESWAR/BHADRAK: Hours after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to the riot-affected Bhadrak, the State Government on Wednesday shunted out …
  • Odisha: Naveen Patnaik visits riot-hit areas in Bhadrak, promises relief 13 Apr 2017 02:33 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File Photo) Five days after the communal riot erupted in Bhadrak, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited the town on Wednesday and assured the affected people of full compensation for the damages. Patnaik, who arrived …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha reports record 4,198 new COVID cases, 11 fresh fatalities 15 Sep 2020 17:45 Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday as 4,198 more people, including state BJP chief Samir Mohanty, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. The fresh infections have pushed the state’s …
  • Home isolation blues for COVID patients in Odisha 13 Sep 2020 08:48 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Covid-19 patients in home isolation are fighting a twin battle - one with the virus and the other with the system that is supposed to absorb their stress, fears and concerns by facilitating support if they develop …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha: Two SOG commandos, five Maoists killed in Kalahandi encounter 10 Sep 2020 07:34 Written by Aishwarya Mohanty | Bhubaneshwar | Updated: September 10, 2020 12:59:35 pm Five Maoists, including a woman, were also neutralised in the gun fight that took place in Bhandarangu Sirki forest area, Kalahandi police confirmed. (File)Two Special …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik talks tough on COVID-19 safety violations 10 Sep 2020 03:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Concerned about the alarming surge of Covid-19 cases in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed the Health department and civic authorities to ramp up health …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports yet another highest single-day spike of 3861 cases 07 Sep 2020 11:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday reported its biggest single-day spike of 3,861 Covid-19 cases and 10 more fatalities, a day after it took a place among the top-six states which have been fueling India's case tally in the recent …
  • Odisha among top six states fuelling India’s COVID tally 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Posting its highest single-day spike of 3,810 new infections, Odisha on Sunday took a place among the top-six states that have been fueling India’s COVID tally for the last few days.  The total number of cases in the …
  • 3,810 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Take Odisha's Tally To 1,24,031, Death Toll Mounts To 546 06 Sep 2020 17:16 Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Sunday as 3,810 more people tested positive for the infection, while eight fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 546, a health official said. The fresh …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,810 corona cases 06 Sep 2020 08:24 Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday. Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in …
  • 67 per cent students in Odisha clear Plus II Arts 06 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least 67.56 per cent (pc) students cleared the Plus Two Examination 2020 in Arts stream, results of which were announced by the Council of Higher Education (CHSE) on Saturday.  School and Mass Education Minister ( …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 1.16 lakh, 90,331 recovered 05 Sep 2020 05:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases as Odisha reported 3,267 new infections from all districts with Khurda, Puri, Keonjhar and Sonepur witnessing single-day biggest spike pushing the tally to 1,16,678.  The death toll …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as Odisha COVID-19 tally nears 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as COVID-19 cases near 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Bargarh turning into west Odisha hotspot as cases rise 03 Sep 2020 00:12
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • Odisha floods: Mahanadi submerges four villages in Tikarpara 30 Aug 2020 04:11 By Express News Service ANGUL: The flood water of river Mahanadi has submerged four villages in Tikarpara following opening of Hirakud dam gates. These villages are Tikarpara, Goindi, Majhipara and Behera Sahi. While houses of at least 100 fishermen have …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • National Sports Day: Prez to honour 60 athletes 29 Aug 2020 05:57 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates President Ram Nath Kovind virtually confers the National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020. https://t.co/f0VZoDoz9y— ANI (@ANI) 1598680174000 Kiren Rijiju defends govt's decision to confer …
  • Over 4.15 lakh affected, medium flood in Mahanadi feared 29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Over 4.15 lakh people in 10 districts of Odisha have been hit by floods in major rivers as the State Government evacuated over 18,500 people from the low lying areas by Friday. More than 3.83 lakh people have been …
  • Artson Engineering Ltd receives LOI of Rs. 16.63 crore 27 Aug 2020 17:04 Artson Engineering Ltd has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) of Rs. 16.63 Crores (Rupees Sixteen Crores Sixty-Three Lakhs Only), including GST from Tata Projects Limited. The order is for site fabrication, erection, testing, commissioning of storage tanks …
  • 3 dead as Odisha faces flood-like situation 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Many districts in Odisha are facing a flood-like situation as incessant rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal battered the state. While low-lying areas including paddy fields have been submerged and …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike with 3,384 Covid cases 27 Aug 2020 09:12 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 90,986 with the highest single-day spike of 3,384 cases in the last 24 hours, the health department said on Thursday. The Covid-19 death toll increased to 448 as seven more patients …
  • Maha: Stamp duty on flats now 2% till Dec 31 26 Aug 2020 15:14 Odisha: Special relief commissioner's office issues red, orange and yellow alert for heavy rainfall in various districts. Red alert issued in Sambalpur, Sunepur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Boudh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar, …
  • BPCL resumes work on over 2,100 projects worth Rs 50,300 crore capex 26 Aug 2020 12:38 Mumbai: Divestment-bound national oil marketer Bharat Petroleum Corporation has resumed work on as many as 2,118 projects involving a capital expenditure (capex) of around Rs 50,300 crore over three years. Of the total estimated capital investment, Rs 9, …
  • Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to trigger heavy rains in Odisha: MeT 24 Aug 2020 13:04 Bhubaneswar: With formation of a new low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal likely to trigger heavy rain in most parts of Odisha till Thursday, the state government has asked district collectors to deal with possible flash flood, landslide and water- …
  • Odisha collectors asked to remain alert for flood 24 Aug 2020 05:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As several places in Odisha are likely to witness heavy downpour during the next two to three days due to a fresh low pressure, the State Government on Sunday asked the Collectors to remain alert and prepared to deal …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, 22 August: JMM chief Shibu Soren tests positive; Karnataka CM says keep Mysuru Dasara celebrations low key 22 Aug 2020 14:12 Coronavirus India Updates: With 69,874 fresh cases in a single day, the Covid-19 tally in India rose to 29,75,701, while the death toll climbed to 55,794, according to latest data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The number of recoveries …
  • BJD Lok Sabha MP among 2,819 fresh COVID-19 cases in Odisha as state's tally crosses 75,000 mark 22 Aug 2020 11:50 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Lok Sabha MP and ruling BJD leader Manjulata Mandal on Saturday said she has tested positive for COVID-19, and was undergoing home quarantine. Taking to Twitter, the Bhadrak MP requested people who recently came in contact with her to …
  • BJD MP among 2819 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, tally crosses 75,000 mark 22 Aug 2020 11:50 By Express News Service BHOPAL: BJD's Bhadrak MP Manjulata Mandal was among 2819 new COVID-19 cases detected in Odisha in last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases go beyond 75,000. Death toll reached 452 after nine more patients, including three …
  • Coronavirus | Odisha Lok Sabha MP Manjulata Mandal tests positive 22 Aug 2020 09:01 Lok Sabha MP and ruling BJD leader Manjulata Mandal on Saturday said she has tested positive for COVID-19, and was undergoing home quarantine. Taking to Twitter, the Bhadrak MP requested people who recently came in contact with her to get themselves tested …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, 22 August: Lok Sabha MP in Odisha tests positive; over 1 lakh recoveries in Bengal 22 Aug 2020 08:35 Coronavirus India Updates: With 69,874 fresh cases in a single day, the Covid-19 tally in India rose to 29,75,701, while the death toll climbed to 55,794, according to latest data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The number of recoveries …
  • Youths die after slipping into Odisha's Kapildhar waterfall while clicking photographs 21 Aug 2020 05:03 By Express News Service BARGARH: Two youths died after slipping into Kapildhar waterfall at Nrusinghanath while clicking photographs on Thursday. The deceased are Khirod Soni (20) and Bijaya Mahakur (18) of Jhitiki village. Police said Khirod along with …
  • Odisha’s Covid tally increases to 67,122 19 Aug 2020 07:02 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha increased to 67,122 after 2589 fresh cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Wednesday. This is the second single-day highest positive cases …
  • Collectors of 10 Odisha districts put on high alert 18 Aug 2020 06:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: District  Collectors of 10 districts have been directed by State Government to submit detailed reports on the damage due to the heavy rainfall to the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) at the earliest.Chief Secretary …
  • More rains likely in Odisha as fresh low-pressure area brews 17 Aug 2020 13:21 Rain-soaked Odisha, which witnessed a flood-like situation in several areas, is likely to encounter more downpour over the next few days with a fresh low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal, officials said on Monday. While many parts of the State …
  • Heavy rainfall disrupts normal life in several parts of Odisha 15 Aug 2020 13:50 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Heavy downpour triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal disrupted normal life in several parts of Odisha on Saturday snapping road connectivity, submerging low lying areas and damaging mud houses in some places, officials …
  • Well marked low pressure to bring more rains 15 Aug 2020 06:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The low pressure over North coastal Odisha and adjoining Norst-West Bay of Bengal, Gangetic-West Bengal has become well marked and is expected to develop into a depression in the next 24 hours. India Meteorological …
  • Farmers pay 50 per cent more for urea as traders hoard stock 15 Aug 2020 04:23 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rampant black marketing of urea has forced farmers to pay a hefty price for the key agricultural input as fertiliser dealers make a killing by hoarding stocks, creating an artificial scarcity. Urea, a popular crop nutrient …
  • Absorbing the COVID shock 14 Aug 2020 14:57 Published: August 14, 2020 6:50:13 pm The incidence of in-migration has effectively stopped the flow of remittances and further aggravated the already precarious economic situation.(Express photo by Gurmeet Singh)By Prabir Kumar Ghosh and Sumit Kumar COVID …
  • Odisha cabinet approves Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation Project tender, expands Nirmal scheme 13 Aug 2020 05:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Nearly  three years after announcement of the Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation Project in Bargarh district, the State Cabinet on Wednesday approved the tender for execution of the work amounting to Rs 1138.63 crore. The …
  • No weekend shutdown on August 22 and 23 for western Odisha's Nuakhai festival 13 Aug 2020 03:34 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Even as coronavirus positive cases continue to rise in Sambalpur, the administration has withdrawn the weekend shutdown on August 22 and 23 in the district to enable people to celebrate Nuakhai, the major agrarian …
  • OJEE 2020 likely to be held in September second week 11 Aug 2020 11:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examinations (OJEE) 2020 is likely to commence from September 9. OJEE chairman SK Chand said the dates are tentative and the committee will announce the dates for the examination and …
  • 4 Maoist camps busted in Odisha 10 Aug 2020 02:54 Bargarh SP Padmini Sahoo said the team spotted a group of 10-15 Maoists, who started firing on the security personnel, leading to an encounter. (Representational Image) A joint team of the Odisha police Special Operations Group (SOG) and CRPF on Sunday …
  • Odisha BJP MP tests positive for COVID-19 09 Aug 2020 17:30 Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 : Odisha BJP MP Suresh Pujari has tested positive for coronavirus, officials confirmed on Saturday. Pujari, Lok Sabha member from Bargarh constituency, has kept himself in home isolation after testing positive for the virus. Taking to …
  • Four Maoist camps busted in Odisha 09 Aug 2020 14:42 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) At least four Maoist camps were busted and a huge cache of live ammunition and other articles were seized following an exchange of fire between the ultras and the security personnel in the Gandhamardhan reserve forest in …
  • Odisha: Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari tests +ve for Covid 09 Aug 2020 12:26
  • Odisha sees 1,643 new Covid-19 cases, 274 of them in Khurda 09 Aug 2020 10:40 BHUBANESWAR: With 1,643 people testing positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the state’s Covid tally touched 44,193 on Saturday. Twelve casualties were reported, taking the Covid death toll to 259. Khurda district registered 274 cases, the same as …
  • Security forces, Maoists exchange fire in Gandhamardhan forest of Odisha 09 Aug 2020 10:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An exchange of fire took place between the security forces and CPI (Maoist) cadres at Gandhamardhan reserve forest within Paikmal police limits on Sunday morning. On a tip-off that the Naxals were planning to carry out …
  • COVID-19 recoveries breach 30,000-mark in Odisha 09 Aug 2020 05:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha continued to report 1,500 plus new Covid-19 positive cases for the third consecutive day with 1,643 persons getting infected in the last 24 hours taking the State tally to 44,193. The death toll breached 300 mark …
  • Crowded villages show why Covid-19 cases are surging in rural India 08 Aug 2020 17:23 By: Bloomberg | Published: August 8, 2020 10:22:46 pm Corona screening in progress at a residential building in Mumbai on Monday. (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty) As India passes the grim milestone of two million virus cases and new hotspots emerge in …
  • More rains in offing for Odisha 08 Aug 2020 03:45 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday sounded another heavy rainfall alert for the State with a fresh low pressure area  expected to develop over north and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal around …
  • Heavy rains in Odisha, to persist till Sunday 05 Aug 2020 10:57 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rains trigerred by a low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal battered many parts of Odisha and the weather office on Wednesday forecast that rainfall in the state will persist till Sunday. The low pressure area, which has …
  • Two villagers in Bargarh donate plasma 04 Aug 2020 23:14 Sambalpur: Two villagers from Katapali village, which is a Covid-19 hotspot, of Bargarh district on Tuesday came forward to donate plasma after they recovered from the Covid-19 infection recently. Rabindra Sahu and Umesh Dash of Katapali village were …
  • Low pressure rain in Odisha from today 03 Aug 2020 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha is bracing for widespread rainfall this week with the likely formation of a low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal by August 4. This is expected to aid the revival of the southwest monsoon.The India …
  • Heavy rain in many parts of Odisha in next few days: MeT 03 Aug 2020 05:31 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain in many parts of Odisha in next few days: MeT A low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger heavy rain in many parts of Odisha in next few days and make the sea condition rough, prompting the MeT …
  • Allow officials for college verification: Odisha DHSE 03 Aug 2020 03:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) has asked the Collectors to lift movement restrictions for its officials to verify junior colleges ahead of the commencement of Plus II admission for 2020-21 academic …
  • Plasma donation: Youth’s timely action saves patient’s life 02 Aug 2020 05:20 Express News Service ROURKELA: A young social worker’s prompt action in arranging plasma has helped save a Covid-19 patient’s life. When Prakash Paswan (27) learned about the fast detriorating condition of a 47-year-old patient at the Hi-Tech Covid-19 …
  • Fewer meals for 54 pc households in migration-hit Odisha districts: Study 02 Aug 2020 05:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A study has found that around 54 per cent (pc) households surveyed in Western Odisha have been eating fewer meals during coronavirus lockdown. These households reduced the quantity of food ever since the lockdown was …
  • No end to COVID-19 containment woes for residents of Katapali in Odisha 30 Jul 2020 05:45 Express News Service BARGARH: Under containment for the last 42 days, the residents of Katapali village on the outskirts on Bargarh town are finding it tough to make ends meet. The village was declared a containment zone on June 16 after a 76-year-old …
  • Farmer's daughter from Odisha's Bargarh district secures 92 per cent in HSC exam 30 Jul 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BARGARH:  Kamala Rohidas, the daughter of a marginal farmer from Grinjel in Sohela block has set an example for other girls by scoring 92 per cent marks in the HSC examinations, the results of which were declared on Wednesday.  …
  • BSE Odisha Board 10th result declared, pass percentage up by 8 percent 29 Jul 2020 10:52 BSE Odisha Board 10th Result 2020: The overall pass percentage to 78.76. BSE Odisha Board 10th Result 2020: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has announced the class 10 and state open school results on Wednesday, July 29. Over 5.34 lakh …
  • Odisha: 71% returnees not keen to migrate for work, says study 29 Jul 2020 10:37 Migrant workers at a transit camp in Sambalpur SAMBALPUR: A study conducted by the Centre of Excellence (Regional Development and Tribal Studies) at Sambalpur University revealed 71% of migrant workers are unwilling to go to other states if they can find …
  • Corona casts spell of doom on Sambalpuri weave 28 Jul 2020 23:59 Sambalpur: The Sambalpuri handloom market has not been immune to the adverse effect of Covid-19. Sambalpuri Bastralaya Handloom Cooperative Society, which had reported a turnover of around Rs 20 crore between March and June last year, has managed just …
  • Bargarh gears up for possible locust invasion 01 Jun 2020 23:42 Sambalpur: Apprehensive about attack of locusts, the agriculture department of Bargarh district has become alert and started making preparations to deal with the possible invasion. The Bargarh district shares border with Chhattisgarh to where the locusts …
  • Odisha's Bargarh braces for return of workers 15 May 2020 06:59 By Express News Service BARGARH: Green zone and zero Covid-19 cases so far, Bargarh district is bracing for the return of 45,000 people in the coming days. Till Thursday afternoon, the district has received 490 returnees but the number is going to swell by …
  • Lockdowns leave Bargarh weavers without jobs, money 09 May 2020 00:51 Sambalpur: With markets across the country shut owing to the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the weavers of Bargarh district are finding it difficult to sell their products. Ashis Meher of Jandol village in Bheden block of …
  • Free food for the poor: Meet Bargarh’s Covid warrior 23 Apr 2020 06:30 By Express News Service BARGARH: Social worker Guddi Rao is on a mission to spread smiles amid the gloom over coronavirus crisis. Since lockdown was imposed on March 24, he has been feeding the poor and needy every day and plans to continue his noble work …
  • Four including three of family trampled to death in Bargarh 07 Apr 2020 09:46 By Express News Service BARGARH: Panic struck residents of Padampur block in Bargarh district after four villagers including three members of a family were trampled to death by two tuskers on Monday. The deceased are Dwarikanath Pande, his father Malai …
  • Odisha: Pearl S Buck, Pratibha Ray on Bargarh MP's reading list 03 Apr 2020 12:32
  • Woman constable in Odisha's Bargarh turns singer to spread coronavirus awareness 03 Apr 2020 03:39 Express News Service BARGARH: Faced with a situation where people are yet to accept the gravity of the coronavirus threat and take necessary precautions, Bargarh police has chosen to croon its way into people’s hearts. Taking the lead is a woman traffic …
  • Odisha government's healthcare outreach: Cancer hospital in Bargarh 22 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service BARGARH/SAMBALPUR: Extending the state government’s helping hand to healthcare facilities in western Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced establishment of a cancer hospital in Bargarh. Naveen made the …
  • Cancer hospital to come up in Odisha’s Bargarh 21 Jan 2020 14:20 Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced to set up a cancer hospital in the state’s Bargarh district. During his one-day tour to the western part of Odisha, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the new six-storey …
  • 30 PACS start work in Bargarh 25 Nov 2019 06:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Paddy procurement has picked up in Bargarh district with purchase of more than 66,000 quintal from 970 farmers in the last two days. As many as 30 out of 58 primary agriculture cooperative societies of the district have …
  • Odisha Assembly polls: BJD, BJP direct fight for Bargarh seat 11 Apr 2019 05:42 Express News Service BARGARH: A direct fight between BJD and BJP is on the cards in Bargarh Assembly seat.With Congress fielding a relatively weak candidate for the seat, sitting MLA and BJD candidate Debesh Acharya will lock horns with BJP’s Ashwini Kumar …
  • Odisha: Police ASI among two arrested in Bargarh rape case 11 Feb 2019 20:02 By PTI SAMBALPUR: A police official and a 22-year-old man were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Odisha's Bargarh district, police said. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in Sohela Banmali Kuanr and a youth -- Kaibalya alias …
  • Ethanol plant in Bargarh to take off soon: Dharmendra Pradhan 10 Jun 2018 16:25 SAMBALPUR (ODISHA): Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that work for the Rs 1,000 crore ethanol plant in Bargarh is likely to take off soon. The Union minister for petroleum and natural gas said that the project was delayed as the state …
  • Opposition members question House panel report on Bargarh farmer’s suicide 24 Apr 2018 01:43 BHUBANESWAR: The suicide of Hadu Bagarti, the Bargarh farmer who took the extreme step in February last year over crop loss, returned to haunt the State Government on Monday with the Opposition Congress questioning the status of the inquiry into the case …
  • Breaking News March 25: 5 killed, 4 injured in collision between van, truck near Odisha's Bargarh 25 Mar 2018 05:17 IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:   10:42 am: As soon as we were informed about the …
  • Poor highway work angers Bargarh 19 Mar 2018 20:13 Sambalpur: Citizens of Bargarh district have formed a platform to intensify their agitation against the alleged substandard construction of Sambalpur-Bargarh highway. The Highway Users' Forum held a meeting in Bargarh and has decided to agitate in …
  • Ancient tools, weapons unearthed in Odisha’s Bargarh district 23 Feb 2018 08:13 By: PTI | Sambalpur (odisha) | Updated: February 23, 2018 12:34 pm “This discovery will help us in understanding migration and subsequent colonisation by human beings in this part of India,” Behera told PTI. The recent archaeological excavations carried …
  • Kansa back in Bargarh 23 Dec 2017 19:57 Sambalpur: The famous Dhanu yatra festival, touted as the largest open-air theatre in the world, began in the west Odisha town of Bargarh on Saturday. During the festival, the small district headquarters town of Bargarh is transformed into Mathura. The …
  • Stage set for Bargarh Dhanu Yatra today 23 Dec 2017 03:29 Raj Durbar (king’s court) being set up at Hatpada in Bargarh | Express  BARGARH : Stage is all set for the 11-day open air theatre Dhanu Yatra scheduled to begin from Saturday here. Kansa, who is the central character of the Yatra, will hold his Raj Durbar …
  • 12th farmer ends life in Bargarh in 50 days 16 Dec 2017 02:52 BARGARH: Another farmer from the district ended his life by consuming pesticide due to crop loss after pest attack on Friday. With the death of the farmer, the number of farmer suicide cases in the district rose to 12 in the last 50 days. The deceased …
  • Pradhan seeks CM intervention for ethanol plant at Bargarh 02 Dec 2017 02:46 BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the assistance of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for setting up the 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Pradhan said the plant will be set up …
  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan writes to CM Odisha for assistance for 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. 01 Dec 2017 17:29
  • Kansa rule in Bargarh from Dec. 23 29 Nov 2017 18:59 Bhubaneswar Pradhan. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar: Stage has been set for Bargarh's famous Dhanu Yatra, an 11-day festival that revolves round the story of demon king Kansa, with a jury picking up veteran Bhubaneswar Pradhan to essay the role of the …
  • Gadkari urged to declare Odisha's Bargarh-Basna road as national highway 09 Nov 2017 06:22
  • Odisha government orders probe as farmer commits suicide in Bargarh 01 Nov 2017 14:27 BHUBANESWAR/SAMBALPUR: A day after setting his pest-affected crops on fire, Brunda Sahu (55) of village Kalapani in Bargarh district ended his life by allegedly consuming poison in his paddy field on Wednesday. According to reports, Brunda was found …
  • Day after drought package, farmer ends life in Bargarh 27 Oct 2017 06:40 BARGARH : The State Government’s package for drought-hit farmers came as little help for Indra Bariha, who allegedly killed himself over crop loss in Bargarh district. Having consumed pesticide, he succumbed on Wednesday evening. Bariha was a resident of …
  • Contractors blame government for Bargarh bridge collapse 03 Oct 2017 04:59 BHUBANESWAR: All Odisha Contractors' Association on Monday blamed the State Government for the Bargarh bridge collapse incident.They alleged that the Government was providing about 25 per cent less on a project in the State as compared with the amount …
  • Two Naxals killed in Odisha's Bargarh region 27 Sep 2017 07:20 [India], September 27 (ANI): Two Naxals, including a female, were shot dead during a combing operation by Odisha Police in the Bargarh's Salepali Forest region early on Wednesday. Police confirmed that they had also recovered arms, ammunition and cash …
  • Bargarh bridge collapse: Two engineers arrested for neglect 26 Sep 2017 02:59 SAMBALPUR: Two engineers of Rural Works Department were arrested by Bargarh Police on Monday in connection with the collapse of under-construction bridge on river Jeera in Bheden block of Bargarh district. They are Assistant Executive Engineer Kamlakanya …
  • Vigilance unearths IAY funds  anomaly in 12 Bargarh blocks 30 Jul 2017 06:11 BARGARH:The Sambalpur Vigilance Division has found massive irregularities in disbursement of funds for construction of houses under Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) in 12 blocks of the district. Illegal allotment and payment against non-existing houses have come …
  • Bargarh weavers appeal to Modi for GST relief 20 Jul 2017 07:11 BARGARH:Members of Bargarh District Bunakar Mahasangha (BDBM) on Wednesday submitted a petition addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through Collector Khagendra Kumar Padhi demanding exemption of handloom products from purview of Goods and Services …
  • Water pits, the only respite for Bargarh women 25 Apr 2017 02:54 BARGARH: Every morning, Iswari Barik along with 20 other women of Putudera village in Bargarh district spends almost three hours under the sun for collecting water from a chuan (water pit) on the dry bed of Kumudi nullah. This has been a routine chore for …
  • Bargarh daily market gutted, Rs 50 lakh property destroyed 20 Apr 2017 02:40 Vendors gather near their shops after the fire was brought under control on Wednesday | Express BARGARH: A major fire broke out at Hatpada daily market in Bargarh town in the wee hours of Wednesday damaging property worth lakhs. Fortunately, no human …
  • After Bargarh, farmer ends life in Ganjam 15 Mar 2017 01:15 BERHAMPUR: After the farmer’s suicide in Bargarh, yet another farmer ended his life over crop loss and loan burden. T Bulu Reddy (33) of Chikarada village under Rangeilunda block in Ganjam district allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide. Reddy …
  • Bore-well fails Bagarty, farmers in Odisha's Bargarh suffer 11 Mar 2017 03:37 Collector surveying crop field of Khainu Bagarty during visit on Thursday | Express BARGARH: Even as District Collector Anjan Kumar Manik visited Kendapali village, following the suicide of farmer Khainu Bagarty, to record his observation, there is no …
  • Doctors suggest continuance of rape victim’s pregnancy 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service CUTTACK: A committee headed by the chief district medical officer (CDMO), Jagatsinghpur on Friday informed the Orissa High Court that the doctors, who medically examined the physically and mentally challenged rape victim, have …
  • IFFCO hires Kolkata firm, local truckers protest 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service PARADIP: TRANSPORTATION of fertilisers and gypsum from IFFCO has come to a standstill with local truckers protesting engagement of an agency by the company for the job.Members of a joint coordination committee (JCC) comprising three …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Paradip gets its first-ever Emergency Response Center for chemical accidents 10 Sep 2020 10:40 Sep 10, 2020, 02:38PM ISTSource: ANIThe first-ever Emergency Response Centre for chemical accidents has been inaugurated in Odisha’s Paradip after the port town recorded several accidents related to chemical factories. The center is equipped with necessary …
  • Special booths for Covid-hit voters in Odisha by-polls, says CEO 10 Sep 2020 03:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As by-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly seats will be completed by November 29 amid Covid-19 pandemic scare, special arrangements will be made for voters affected by the virus to exercise their franchise.“ …
  • Odisha JEE exam 2020: Govt yet to take decision on schedule 08 Sep 2020 07:09 BHUBANESWAR: The state government is yet to take any decision regarding examination schedule of Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) this year. Candidates are in a state of confusion about the entrance examinations. Normally OJEE is conducted after the …
  • Agitating villagers in Odisha's Kathakota open sluice gates after relief assurance 08 Sep 2020 03:14 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: After forcibly closing the sluice gates near Kukurkhai for two days, irate villagers of flood-hit Kathakota panchayat in Kujang block withdrew their protest on Monday following the administration’s assurance to …
  • Odisha's Tirtol flood victims cry neglect by BJD leaders 05 Sep 2020 03:43 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Flood-hit people in Tirtol Assembly constituency have accused the ruling party leaders of the district of overlooking their plight after the death of local MLA Bishnu Das in July this year.  No BJD leaders including …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as Odisha COVID-19 tally nears 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as COVID-19 cases near 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Flood scene still grim in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, rivers flow at danger level 02 Sep 2020 05:37 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Low-lying areas in the district continue to remain under water as major rivers are flowing above danger mark since the last three days. Water level of Mahanadi river stood at 11.15 metre against the danger mark of 9. …
  • Six villages in Kujang remain marooned 01 Sep 2020 05:14 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: As many as six villages in Kujang block remain marooned after an embankment of Paika river was breached on Saturday night.The breach occurred on the river embankment at Kapileswar temple in Badabalikani panchayat …
  • India: Odisha: 14.5 lakh people in 20 districts affected by floods 01 Sep 2020 03:44 About 14.5 lakh people in 3256 villages in 20 districts have been affected by the floods so far. As flow of water from Chattisgarh has dropped, inflow of water into Hirakud reservoir has also dropped down. However Coastal districts of Puri Khurda, Cuttack, …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district faces boat shortage amid flood situation 31 Aug 2020 06:50 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The fury of floods has added to the misery of people in Jagatsinghpur district, amidst an already damaging pandemic. The situation is grim for residents of inundated villages under Tirtol and Kujang blocks as they …
  • Heavy rain forecast in eight districts of Odisha 31 Aug 2020 04:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as flash floods ravaged many parts of Odisha, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast heavy rainfall at isolated places in eight districts on Tuesday. However, with no system over the Bay of Bengal …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • Flood water from Mahanadi enters many villages in coastal districts of Odisha 30 Aug 2020 11:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Flood waters entered several villages in Kanas and Delang blocks of Puri district even as 10 lakh cusecs flowed through the Mundali barrage causing breaches in the embankments of two tributaries of Mahanadi river. …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Odisha floods: Woman swept away in Jagatsinghpur 30 Aug 2020 02:26 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A 64-year-old woman was reportedly swept away in Mahanadi near Tarapur village in Raghunathpur block as the swelling river posed a serious flood threat to the district. The woman, Harapriya Nayak, was taking bath at …
  • 16 dead, over 8 lakh people affected in Odisha floods 29 Aug 2020 19:13 Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) As many as 16 persons have died due to flood-related incidents in Odisha while over eight lakh people have been affected, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena said on Saturday. He said that 16 persons have died …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, August 29: Telangana issues guidelines for international arrivals; Delhi Metro to resume services from Sep 7 29 Aug 2020 17:51 According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of recoveries surged to 26,48,998, pushing the recovery rate to 76.47 per cent.Coronavirus India Updates: The number of coronavirus infections in the country zoomed past 34 lakh with a single-day spike of …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, August 29: COVID recoveries in the country cross 26 lakh; Uttarakhand BJP chief tests positive 29 Aug 2020 13:50 According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of recoveries surged to 26,48,998, pushing the recovery rate to 76.47 per cent.Coronavirus India Updates: The number of coronavirus infections in the country zoomed past 34 lakh with a single-day spike of …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Water-level of Mahanadi river rises, 44 sluice gates of Hirakud Dam opened 29 Aug 2020 10:28 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: As the water level of swollen Mahanadi river rose menacingly creating flood situation in parts of Odisha on Saturday following heavy downpour in its upper catchment areas in Chhattisgarh, 44 sluice gates of the Hirakud Dam were opened, …
  • Odisha: Mahanadi keeps rising, rescue teams deployed amid flood fear 29 Aug 2020 10:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the water level in the Mahanadi river system kept rising, the state government alerted the district administrations to be prepared to tackle the situation. Meanwhile, the government deployed NDRF, ODRAF, and …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, August 29: Covid tests cross 4-crore mark; HDK blames Centre for ruining states’ economy 29 Aug 2020 10:00 According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of recoveries surged to 26,48,998, pushing the recovery rate to 76.47 per cent.Coronavirus India Updates: The number of coronavirus infections in the country zoomed past 34 lakh with a single-day spike of …
  • Senior officials to oversee flood management in Odisha 29 Aug 2020 09:27 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday deputed seven senior IAS officers to oversee flood management in the affected districts of the state. Panchayati Raj Secretary D.K. Singh has been assigned to oversee the flood management …
  • Fire power in flood: Baby, family rescued in Odisha's Jajpur 29 Aug 2020 04:50 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Caught  atop the terrace of a single-storey house amidst incessant rains all night, with a frothing Brahmani river swirling around the building, could be unnerving for anyone. Picture a family stranded there with their …
  • Weak embankments trigger flood fear in Odisha 29 Aug 2020 02:50 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Fear of flood gripped people residing in riverside villages of the district on Friday after the authorities decided to open 36 gates of Hirakud dam for release of excess water from the reservoir.  While many villages …
  • Major rivers in spate in Odisha, 7,000 people evacuated 28 Aug 2020 02:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Several districts faced a low to medium intensity flood even as the State Government on Thursday evacuated over 7,000 people from low lying areas and rain-related death toll rose to eight. Four major rivers - Baitarani …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks Sajjan Jindal to fast-track Rs 53,700-crore Jagatsinghpur steel project 25 Aug 2020 16:12 Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik asks Sajjan Jindal to fast-track Rs 53,700-crore steel project at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district saying, "I am interested in you to start work on the Jagatsinghpur project as soon as possible." JSW …
  • Work on RS 53,700-crore JSW steel project to begin soon in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 25 Aug 2020 05:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Work on the proposed Rs 53,700-crore integrated steel project at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district by Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group is likely to start soon. Jindal assured this on Monday during his discussion with Chief …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik lays foundation for hospital at Jagatsinghpur 22 Aug 2020 03:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday laid the foundation stone of a maternal and child health hospital at Jagatsinghpur through video conference. Stating that this health institution will have an important role in …
  • Jagatsinghpur district collector clears rumours about community spread of coronavirus 26 Jul 2020 04:13 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: There is no community spread of coronavirus in Jagatsinghpur district yet, said Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra on Saturday. He urged people to rely on daily updates on COVID-19 being provided by the district …
  • Garden scheme a hit in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur villages 12 Jul 2020 03:18 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: With prices of vegetables skyrocketing, the State Government’s ‘Mo Upkari Bagicha’ scheme has become popular in rural areas of the district. With the village economy taking a hit due to the pandemic, the scheme under …
  • Covid scare for Jagatsinghpur municipal staff as watchman's son tests COVID-19 positive 01 Jul 2020 02:21 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Panic gripped employees of Jagatsinghpur Municipality after the office watchman’s son tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. The watchman’s son returned from Maharashtra on June 25 in a private vehicle and got down …
  • BSF jawan’s kin forced to vacate house after he tests positive for COVID-19 in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 01 Jul 2020 02:21 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: In a disturbing incident reflecting the stigmatisation of Covidaffected families, the wife and children of a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan were harassed and forced to vacate their rented house in Purohitpur …
  • 33 new cases in Jagatsinghpur, highest in a day 11 Jun 2020 06:30 By Express News Service Jagatsinghpur witnessed the highest single-day spike in cases on Wednesday with 33 persons testing positive. All cases are related to quarantine centres. Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra informed that the patients belonged to …
  • Women SHGs roped in for stitching school uniforms in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district 02 Jun 2020 07:15 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The decision of the district administration to engage SHGs for stitching school uniforms has come as a boon for women in villages, hit by the lockdown. Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra said the district …
  • Amphan batters coastal pockets of Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur 21 May 2020 02:27 Kendrapada: Packing in gusty winds, Cyclone Amphan hit the coastal districts of Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur on Wednesday, triggering massive tidal flooding in low-lying seaside regions. The tidal waves churned up by the ingress of winds battered the …
  • Cyclone Amphan: Odisha's Jagatsinghpur administration races against time to evacuate people 20 May 2020 05:17 By Express News Service PARADIP: The  Jagatsinghpur administration is racing against time to evacuate people to safety in view of the super cyclonic storm Amphan. To ensure zero casualty, the administration had decided to evacuate 25,000 people from …
  • No space for social distancing at cyclone shelters in Jagatsinghpur with nearly 4000 people in 58 facilities 20 May 2020 05:17 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Social distancing norms have gone for a toss at cyclone shelters in Jagatsinghpur with nearly 4000 people sheltered in 58 facilities and more expected to arrive on Wednesday. Besides, no masks and sanitisers have been …
  • 20 test positive for COVID-19 in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur after no active cases 19 May 2020 04:48 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Hours after the Health Department announced that there are no COVID-19 active cases in Jagatsinghpur, the district reported 20 new cases on Monday. This is the biggest spike in positive cases in Jagatsinghpur so far. …
  • Migrant inflow rises in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur but tests limited to only 120 per day 15 May 2020 06:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Even as hundreds of migrants are returning to Jagatsinghpur district since last five days, the administration has stopped screening all the returnees before sending them to quarantine centres and collecting their swab …
  • Rs 17 lakh bill on COVID-19 medical camps drops to Rs 51,000 after Jagatsinghpur Collector's notice 09 May 2020 05:13 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Large-scale irregularities have come to the fore at quarantine centres in Tirtol and some other blocks in the district. Most of these facilities have been supplied with poor quality beds, sheets, soap, sanitiser, food …
  • Jagatsinghpur Covid-zoned as four test positive 07 May 2020 05:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Jagatsinghpur district on Wednesday lost its green zone tag with four Surat returnees testing positive. Three of them, aged 26, 30 and 32 years, are members of a family belonging to Chatiyana village under Jamugaon …
  • 70 migrant labourers sent home from Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 30 Apr 2020 04:09 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district administration on Wednesday sent back 70 migrant labourers to their native villages in Nuapada district. At least 158 migrants including their children were engaged at a brick kiln in Tirtol block. Of …
  • In Odisha's Jagatsinghpur, barbers begin home service 21 Apr 2020 06:31 Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Reeling under livelihood loss due to the lockdown, barbers of the district have started providing their services at the doorsteps of people.  As the social-distancing norm puts salons out of business, many barbers have …
  • Eight nabbed for lockdown flout in Jagatsinghpur  07 Apr 2020 07:48 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Police on Monday arrested eight persons of Tirtol on charges of violating the lockdown guidelines They had gathered near the Krishananadapur bridge under Tirtol police limits and were chit-chatting when police spotted …
  • Cops in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur use music to help overcome coronavirus lockdown stress 03 Apr 2020 03:39 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district police have adopted a novel tactic to help people cope with the lockdown psychologically. They have started playing songs to entertain people as well as spread awareness on coronavirus in urban and rural …
  • Police accused of torturing youth in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 25 Feb 2020 07:06 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Even as the state government is batting for people-friendly policing system under the ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative, Bandar Marine police has been accused of custodial torture of a 25-year-old youth of Naharana. The victim, …
  • e-office launched at Odisha's Jagatsinghpur Collectorate  03 Feb 2020 06:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: An e-office to usher in transparency and expedite the pace of movement of files from one department to another, was launched at the Collectorate here on Saturday. Inaugurating the system, Collector Sangram Keshari …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur farmers in distress over delay in paddy lifting 03 Feb 2020 06:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Delay in lifting of paddy has emerged as a major cause of concern for farmers in the district. Even as 40 millers are required to lift around 8 lakh quintal paddy from farmers, the administration has been able to rope …
  • Noisy scenes in Odisha Assembly over Jagatsinghpur rape case 26 Nov 2019 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Assembly on Monday witnessed noisy scenes over the rape of a minor girl with the Opposition members demanding a statement from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the incident. The House had to be adjourned several …
  • Rural roads in bad shape in Jagatsinghpur, poor implementation of government scheme alleged 21 Nov 2019 01:51 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Cracks have developed on many roads laid under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), exposing the sub-standard work carried out by contractors in the district. The 13 km PMGSY road from Barti under Raghunathpur …
  • Jagatsinghpur tops SATH-E survey on education 11 Nov 2019 05:15 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Jagatsinghpur has achieved top position among the 30 districts of Odisha in school education on the lines of Centre’s Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital in Education (SATH-E) programme for the month of …
  • Concession to traders at Jagatsinghpur's Sarala temple opposed 27 Sep 2019 03:52 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Endowment Commissioner Chittaranjan Mohapatra’s grant of exemption in bid amount to traders offering services at Sarala temple here has not gone down well with devotees and servitors. They have threatened to stage an …
  • Researchers, social activists, students, lecturers and advocates participate in science march organised in Jagatsinghpur 11 Aug 2019 03:35 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  The importance of science is being undermined by a section of people, including politicians and even some educational institutions, said speakers during a science march conducted here on Saturday. Researchers, social …
  • Midday meal fund embezzled in Jagatsinghpur district 03 Aug 2019 03:02 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  A special audit has brought to the fore yet another scam in the mid-day meal (MDM) scheme implementation in the district. About Rs 4.89 lakh has allegedly been embezzled from the funds generated from selling of empty …
  • Jagatsinghpur farmers wary of new paddy seed varieties  09 Jul 2019 03:54 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Farmers of Jagatsinghpur district are unwilling to give up traditional varieties of paddy seeds and experiment with new high yielding ones, thanks to the failure of the agriculture department in creating awareness on …
  • Jagatsinghpur municipality ropes in SHGs roped for sanitation work 23 Jun 2019 04:00 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: In a major step towards inclusion of women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in all its works, Jagatsinghpur Municipality has decided to engage them in sanitation job to make the town clean. This apart, the civic body will …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur BEO Manas Ranjan Dashorders probe into poll code violation  10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A probe has been started into allegations of violation of Model Code of Conduct by the Block Education Officer (BEO) of Jagatsinghpur, Manas Ranjan Dash during the recently concluded polls. The investigation is being …
  • 8,843 voters press NOTA in Jagatsinghpur 26 May 2019 06:18 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Despite political parties fielding doctors and social workers among others, None of the Above (NOTA) option received 8,843 votes in the recently concluded elections in the district. Out of five elected representatives …
  • Odisha: Chief Secretary visits Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur to review relief, restoration operations 09 May 2019 18:38 [India], May 9 (ANI): The Chief Secretary AP Padhi on Thursday reviewed the relief and restoration operations in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts in the aftermath of severe cyclone 'Fani'. "There has been substantial progress in the …
  • Discontent over Jagatsinghpur candidates puts BJD in a fix 02 Apr 2019 05:49 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Discontent over BJD’s selection of candidates in the four Assembly segments and one Lok Sabha seat of Jagatsinghpur has cast a shadow on the party’s prospects in the district.  The party has announced the candidature …
  • Discontent in party may hurt BJP in Jagatsinghpur 28 Mar 2019 06:25 By Express News Service PARADIP: Discontentment over candidate selection, if not quelled soon, may affect the poll prospects of BJP in the district. After the party announced its nominees for all four Assembly seats of the district, leaders who were …
  • Maneka Gandhi opens Ujjwala Utsav at Jagatsinghpur 25 Jan 2019 04:55 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday inaugurated Ujjwala Swabhiman Utsav held at Ratisingha village in Balikuda through video conferencing.  Nearly 2,000 women, who had availed …
  • Rift in Jagatsinghpur district BJP comes to fore 07 Nov 2018 09:07 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Rift in the district BJP has come to the fore after parallel party meetings were held in Balikuda-Erasama and Paradip Assembly constituencies. On October 28, hundreds of BJP workers led by local leader and party …
  • Jagatsinghpur milk farmers demand price hike 17 Oct 2018 02:44 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Thousands of dairy farmers of Jagatsinghpur district have alleged harassment by State owned milk federation OMFED. They alleged that OMFED, which collects milk through its chilling centres at Tirtol and Balikuda …
  • Titli had no impact in Jagatsinghpur 12 Oct 2018 03:36 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Titli had little impact in Jagatsinghpur district, which was tagged as a red zone by India Meteorological Department before the system made a landfall. Residents breathed a sigh of relief even as the district …
  • Water worry for Jagatsinghpur district farmers 09 Oct 2018 03:48 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  CRACKS have developed in paddy fields of Jagatsinghpur district for non-supply of irrigation water. Canals in the district have dried up and many lift irrigation points are lying defunct. Thousands of hectares of …
  • Dengue spreading fast in Jagatsinghpur  04 Sep 2018 23:59 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: AS dengue continues to affect more people in Erasama block in Jagatsinghpur district, the locals have started shifting pregnant women and children to safer and hygienic  places. Over 200 dengue positive cases have …
  • Coastal security takes a beating in Jagatsinghpur district 09 Aug 2018 03:03 By Express News Service PARADIP: Jagatsinghpur district has three marine police stations (PSs) - Paradip Marine PS, Jatadhari  Marine PS and Bandar Marine PS - for securing the district’s vast coast. These facilities, however, fail to serve any purpose in …
  • Jagatsinghpur starts palm tree plantation drive 23 Jul 2018 23:06 Express News Service AGATSINGHPUR:  In the wake of alarming rise in incidents of lightning strikes, a palm tree plantation drive has been started by the district administration.The Forest department has been instructed to create awareness among residents …
  • Odisha: Fund irregularities cast shadow on open defecation free target of Jagatsinghpur 17 May 2018 03:11 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district is set to miss the target of making all the blocks open defecation free (ODF) by the deadlines unless urgent remedial measures are taken to check large scale irregularities in implementation of Swachh …
  • Women plan protests for liquor-free panchayat in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 31 Mar 2018 02:05 Women under the banner of Odisha Nisha Nibarana Abhiyan taking out a rally protesting illegal sale of liquor in Japa panchayat on Friday | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: Hundreds of villagers of Erasama block in the district on Friday demanded complete ban on sale …
  • Students forced to clean school toilets in Jagatsinghpur 30 Mar 2018 01:58 Image used for representational purpose. JAGATSINGHPUR: At a time when primary education in the State is in dire straits due to lack of adequate infrastructure and teachers, an incident of students being allegedly forced to clean toilets in a school has …
  • Blood bank runs dry for months, patients suffer in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 27 Mar 2018 02:46 Image for representational purpose only. JAGATSINGHPUR: Surgical procedures have been postponed in the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here due to acute shortage of blood.While the blood bank of the DHH has gone dry, important medical procedures …
  • Alaka river fish farming project: Central team inspects Jagatsinghpur 10 Mar 2018 02:31 JAGATSINGHPUR:  A six-member team of Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) recently visited different areas of Biridi, Jagatsinghpur, Balikuda and Erasama to prepare Techno-Economic Feasibility Report as part of the fish farming project by …
  • Doctor crunch hits healthcare in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 13 Feb 2018 00:32 Image used for representational purpose. JAGATSINGHPUR: Shortage of doctors and lack of adequate infrastructure have crippled healthcare services in the district. Against the total sanctioned strength of 157, hospitals in the district are running with only …
  • No helmet, no puja of new bike at Jagatsinghpur 16 Jan 2018 12:17 Here’s a message that’s profound in it’s simplicity – Sorry no puja of motorcycles will be performed without helmet. The message from Sarala temple at Jagatsinghpur, Odisha addresses those who are in the habit of getting their vehicles blessed after a …
  • No takers for potato crop in Jagatsinghpur​ 09 Jan 2018 05:26 JAGATSINGHPUR: Lack of storage facilities and market linkage have taken a toll on potato cultivation in Jagatsinghpur district.Out of 98,000 hectares (ha) of cultivable land in the district, 86,850 ha are used for growing paddy while potato cultivation is …
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  • Hospital lacks doctors, villagers opt for quacks in Jagatsinghpur 18 Dec 2017 03:26 JAGATSINGHPUR: Blame it on  shortage of doctors in the coastal villages of Jagatsinghpur district or illiteracy and ignorance, spiritual healing is on the rise here. Poor villagers often consider the spiritual healers, belonging to various sects, as …
  • 14 bogies of goods train derails in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 24 Nov 2017 05:45 [India], November 24 (ANI): At least 14 bogies of a coal laden goods train derailed near Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Friday. The incident occurred at 5:55 am, near Gauli station here. No casualties were reported. The Indian Railways informed …
  • Cyclone shelter worry for seaside Jagatsinghpur villages 30 Oct 2017 03:51 JAGATSINGHPUR: The fear of Super Cyclone, which left a trail of destruction in Jagatsinghpur in 1999, continues to haunt people of the coastal villages in the district where the safety of cyclone shelters still remains a distant dream. Though 18 years have …
  • Government nod for Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jagatsinghpur 29 Sep 2017 06:01 JAGATSINGHPUR: Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan (KVS) on Thursday gave its nod to open a Central School in the district. In a letter, Joint Commissioner, KVS, New Delhi E Prabhakar has asked the district administration to start Classes I to V from the current …
  • Jagatsinghpur panics as swine flu kills five in 20 days 02 Sep 2017 04:34 Image used for representational purpose only JAGATSINGHPUR: Panic has gripped people of Jagatsinghpur district following death of five persons in 20 days due to swine flu.On Thursday, Kartik Behera of Adhang village within Balikuda police limits and Bijaya …
  • Dry canals in monsoon hit Jagatsinghpur farmers 01 Aug 2017 05:30 Cattle left to feed on damaged paddy saplings in Patnagarh of Balangir district | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: At a time when Jajpur and Kendrapara districts are reeling under flood fury, the farmers in several blocks of neighbouring Jagatsinghpur district are …
  • Jagatsinghpur sheep killings 08 Jul 2017 00:11 Bhubaneswar/Cuttack, July 7: Even as the mystery over killing of sheep at Niali in Cuttack district remains to be solved, nine fresh cases were reported from Ali Pingal in Jagatsinghpur district today. While forest officials have not been able to catch …
  • Odisha: 8 dead, 2 injured after truck collides with auto-rickshaw in Jagatsinghpur 10 Jun 2017 06:35 Residents of the area have sought immediate arrest of the driver who fled from the spot after the accident. (Source: Google Maps) At least eight people have been killed and two others critically injured after a truck collided with an auto-rickshaw in …
  • JSW steel plant likely to come up on Posco land in Jagatsinghpur 29 Apr 2017 02:37 BHUBANESWAR: JSW Steel Limited is likely to set up a 10 million tonne capacity steel plant in Odisha, possibly on the land acquired for the Posco steel project in Jagatsinghpur district. JSW chief Sajjan Jindal informed this after a meeting with Chief …
  • Peace meet in tense Jagatsinghpur village after Dalit assault 26 Apr 2017 02:26 JAGATSINGHPUR: A peace committee has been formed by heads of Japa and Kunjkothi panchayats to bring normalcy in Kalikuda village where a Dalit woman and five others were assaulted for trying to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Panchayat Samiti chairman …
  • Sand extraction continues unabated in Jagatsinghpur 12 Apr 2017 02:17 Some of vehicles seized by police in Jagatsinghpur | Express PARADIP: A long line of trucks ferrying sand lifted from the beds of different rivers in Jagatsinghpur district is a common sight. The trade is  illegal and restriction imposed by National Green …
  • Women of Jagatsinghpur district walk 2 km to get potable water 31 Mar 2017 02:40 Athagharia village women crossing the rickety bamboo bridge over Balijori river to reach Balijori village to collect water from a tubewell for drinking and other purposes in Jagatsinghpur district | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: The long and arduous walk for …
  • Parties begin poaching of candidates in Jagatsinghpur 24 Feb 2017 02:45 JAGATSINGHPUR: With two days left for the outcome of panchayat elections to be announced, horse trading in Tirtol, Naugaon, Raghunathpur and Biridi blocks has come to the fore. None of the three political parties, BJD, BJP or Congress, has won a majority …
  • Odisha seeks Rs 1,100 crore central aid for flood damage 17 Sep 2020 20:18 About 1,20,000 houses, as well as embankments, roads, and public infrastructure, have also been affected. (File)The Odisha government Thursday sought assistance of Rs 1,100 crore from the Centre to deal with the aftermath of the recent floods in the state. …
  • Odisha contractor among 3 held for immoral trafficking, posting viral videos of intimate moments on social media 16 Sep 2020 04:51 By Express News Service PURI: Puri Police has arrested three persons, including a mining contractor, on charges of immoral trafficking as well as posting videos of intimate moments on social media and making those viral. Baliapanda Police conducted a raid …
  • Odisha man arrested for Rs 3.5 crore fraud, gets non-bailable warrant 16 Sep 2020 04:51 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Police on Tuesday arrested a man in pursuant of a non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued against him by the Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Kolkata. The accused, Partha Sarathi Biswal of Kamalpur village in Jajpur, was running a …
  • Odisha records 4,198 Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike so far  14 Sep 2020 13:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 4,198 coronavirus positive cases and 11 more fatalities on Monday, pushing the state’s Covid tally to 1,55,005 and death toll to 690. Of the new infections, 2,476 were in …
  • NGT to SPCB: Act on Sukinda railway siding 12 Sep 2020 06:58 By Express News Service CUTTACK: THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) to take action on the findings and recommendations of the committee constituted by it to probe operation of the Sukinda Road …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik talks tough on COVID-19 safety violations 10 Sep 2020 03:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Concerned about the alarming surge of Covid-19 cases in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed the Health department and civic authorities to ramp up health …
  • Odisha JEE exam 2020: Govt yet to take decision on schedule 08 Sep 2020 07:09 BHUBANESWAR: The state government is yet to take any decision regarding examination schedule of Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) this year. Candidates are in a state of confusion about the entrance examinations. Normally OJEE is conducted after the …
  • Covid-19: Strengthening rural jobs scheme critical to address migrant woes 08 Sep 2020 05:39 To generate livelihood opportunities for the millions of migrant workers who returned to their villages during the COVID-19-induced lockdown and stem distress migration in the future, the government will need to strengthen its rural jobs scheme, the …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports yet another highest single-day spike of 3861 cases 07 Sep 2020 11:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday reported its biggest single-day spike of 3,861 Covid-19 cases and 10 more fatalities, a day after it took a place among the top-six states which have been fueling India's case tally in the recent …
  • Odisha’s record single-day spike of 3,861 corona cases 07 Sep 2020 07:56 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha reported a record single-day spike of 3,861 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 1,27,832 cases, the Health Department said on Monday. Ten more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours …
  • Odisha among top six states fuelling India’s COVID tally 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Posting its highest single-day spike of 3,810 new infections, Odisha on Sunday took a place among the top-six states that have been fueling India’s COVID tally for the last few days.  The total number of cases in the …
  • 3,810 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Take Odisha's Tally To 1,24,031, Death Toll Mounts To 546 06 Sep 2020 17:16 Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Sunday as 3,810 more people tested positive for the infection, while eight fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 546, a health official said. The fresh …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,810 corona cases 06 Sep 2020 08:24 Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday. Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in …
  • Two siblings drown in flood-hit Bari 06 Sep 2020 04:13 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Two youths drowned while crossing a canal on a banana tree raft in flood-hit Bari block on Saturday. They were identified as siblings Subhrajit Behera (25) and Mitul Behera (28) of Meduakul village under Mandari panchaat. …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 1.16 lakh, 90,331 recovered 05 Sep 2020 05:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases as Odisha reported 3,267 new infections from all districts with Khurda, Puri, Keonjhar and Sonepur witnessing single-day biggest spike pushing the tally to 1,16,678.  The death toll …
  • Odisha: Factories & Boilers Deputy Director under vigilance lens over disproportionate assets 03 Sep 2020 10:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Vigilance officers on Thursday conducted simultaneous searches at the property of Deputy Director of Factories and Boilers, Ramesh Chandra Behera, over allegations of accumulating assets disproportionate to his known …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as Odisha COVID-19 tally nears 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as COVID-19 cases near 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Odisha clears investment proposals of Rs 3205.67 crore 02 Sep 2020 13:06 Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday approved seven investment proposals worth Rs 3205.67 crore, which is likely to generate employment for 2,494 people in the state. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) …
  • Snake-bitten woman in Odisha's flood-hit area carried to hospital in cooking tope 02 Sep 2020 05:36 By Express News Service JAJPUR: A woman of flood-hit Bari block had to be carried in a cooking tope to the hospital after she was bitten by a snake on Tuesday. Residents of Ratnagiri Routasahi village took 45-year-old Manjulata Das to the nearby Gopalpur …
  • How's this for cruelty: Floods wash away businesses set up by corona refugees 01 Sep 2020 10:11 Hoping to make a new beginning, they invested the little money they brought back with them Bhubaneswar: Rajanikant Satpathy is a poultry farm owner in Jajpur district of Odisha. A few months ago he invested nearly Rs 5 lakh on a poultry farm. All through …
  • Bari remains cut-off, over 1.7 lakh affected 01 Sep 2020 05:14 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Even as water level of Brahmani and Kharasrota rivers continues to decline, there is little improvement in flood situation in Bari block of the district. Bari remains cut-off as three of its main roads are submerged in …
  • Embankment blast: BJP targets Dharmasala MLA, BJD hits back 01 Sep 2020 02:53 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJP on Monday targeted the ruling BJD for the artificial breach in Kelua river embankment in Jajpur district. Claiming that the man-made breach of the embankment is the handiwork of BJD’s Dharmasala MLA Pranab …
  • Heavy rain forecast in eight districts of Odisha 31 Aug 2020 04:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as flash floods ravaged many parts of Odisha, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast heavy rainfall at isolated places in eight districts on Tuesday. However, with no system over the Bay of Bengal …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • Flood water from Mahanadi enters many villages in coastal districts of Odisha 30 Aug 2020 11:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Flood waters entered several villages in Kanas and Delang blocks of Puri district even as 10 lakh cusecs flowed through the Mundali barrage causing breaches in the embankments of two tributaries of Mahanadi river. …
  • Covid-19 cases in Odisha cross 1 lakh-mark 30 Aug 2020 08:31 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Odisha crossed 1 lakh-mark as 3,014 more positive cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Sunday. The total positive cases rose to 1,00,934. The death …
  • Odisha government's flood preparedness claim falls flat 30 Aug 2020 04:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With flood water creating havoc in major parts of Odisha, breaches in several river embankments across the state exposed the chinks in the armour of Water Resources department. The department, which has been boasting …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Situation grim in Odisha's Jajpur, over four-lakh affected due to incessant rains 30 Aug 2020 02:26 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Over four lakh people of 530 villages in all 10 blocks of the district have been affected by floods caused by Baitarani, Brahmani, Kharasotra, Kani and Kelua rivers. The situation continues to remain grim in Bari, Rasulpur, …
  • Odisha floods: Woman swept away in Jagatsinghpur 30 Aug 2020 02:26 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A 64-year-old woman was reportedly swept away in Mahanadi near Tarapur village in Raghunathpur block as the swelling river posed a serious flood threat to the district. The woman, Harapriya Nayak, was taking bath at …
  • 16 dead, over 8 lakh people affected in Odisha floods 29 Aug 2020 19:13 Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) As many as 16 persons have died due to flood-related incidents in Odisha while over eight lakh people have been affected, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena said on Saturday. He said that 16 persons have died …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Fire power in flood: Baby, family rescued in Odisha's Jajpur 29 Aug 2020 04:50 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Caught  atop the terrace of a single-storey house amidst incessant rains all night, with a frothing Brahmani river swirling around the building, could be unnerving for anyone. Picture a family stranded there with their …
  • One dies in Odisha's Jajpur as flood situation remains grim 29 Aug 2020 02:51 By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Even as the situation remains grim in the district, one person died after a wall of his house fell on him in Panasa panchayat under Jajpur block on Friday.  With two major rivers of the district flowing above the danger …
  • Newborn, 5 others rescued in flooded Odisha village 28 Aug 2020 20:09 By ANI JAJPUR: A total of six people including a newborn baby were rescued from a village in Odisha's Jajpur district by a Bari Fire Service rescue team on Friday after the village was inundated by floodwaters from the Brahmani and Kharasrota rivers. …
  • Watch: Fire services personnel rescue newborn in flood-hit Jajpur 28 Aug 2020 18:49 Aug 28, 2020, 09:12PM ISTSource: ANIFire services personnel of Bari Fire Station rescued 6 people including a newborn baby from a flooded village in Jajpur. Rope technique was used to wade through heavy stream of flood for rescue operation. Continuous …
  • Jajpur, Keonjhar districts badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha, IMD issues warning 26 Aug 2020 15:39 Aug 26, 2020, 08:47PM ISTSource: ANIJajpur and Keonjhar districts has badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha region. Water level in Baitarani River following through Kendujhar has been rose following heavy rainfall in the area. According to Central …
  • 4-ft-long cobra rescued from drain in Odisha’s Jajpur 12 Aug 2020 11:59 Aug 12, 2020, 04:32PM ISTSource: ANIA 4-feet-long cobra was found in drain in Odisha’s Jajpur. A rescue team rushed to the spot. The snake, covered with drain garbage, was rescued. It was put in a plastic jar and was later released in a forest.
  • Odisha government to Bridge to link Jajpur with Kendrapara 09 Aug 2020 03:57 By Express News Service JAJPUR: The Odisha government will construct a bridge on Brahmani river that would connect Jajpur with the neighbouring Kendrapara district.  Bari MLA Sunanda Das, after attending a meeting of NABARD said the bridge will be …
  • Odisha: Jajpur lady teacher found murdered 07 Jul 2020 12:45 Representative image KENDRAPADA: Mystery shrouded the death of a 50-year-old lady schoolteacher, whose body was found in a room of her house along with her injured husband and daughter at village Mirjapur under Dharmasala police station in Jajpur district …
  • Woman alleges police inaction 20 days after FIR in Odisha's Jajpur 06 Jul 2020 04:47 By Express News Service JAJPUR: More than 20 days after an FIR was lodged against armed goons for attacking a man brutally in broad daylight, Binjharpur police is yet nab the accused. Taking advantage of the police inaction, the micreants are continuing to …
  • COVID-19 count goes up in Odisha's Jajpur 20 May 2020 05:17 By Express News Service JAJPUR/JAGATSINGHPUR/ANGUL: As many as 31 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported from Jajpur on Tuesday taking the total to 168 in the district. Collector Ranjan Kumar Das said of the new cases, nine were reported from Bari …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: 17 test positive in Odisha's Jajpur, 15 more recover 15 May 2020 04:39 By Express News Service JAJPUR: The district reported 17 more positive cases on Thursday, taking the tally to 88 in Jajpur. While nine cases were reported from Dasarathapur block, two each were detected from Dharmasala, Jajpur and Bari and one each from …
  • Jindal Stainless resumes operations at Jajpur facility in Odisha 05 May 2020 17:33 Kolkata: Jindal Stainless Limited has resumed partial operations at its Jajpur facility in Odisha. In a statement issued on Tuesday the company said it will "enforce all the guidelines set by government authorities to ensure health and safety of the …
  • With 4 new cases, Jajpur crosses 50 mark 05 May 2020 04:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State on Monday reported seven more Covid-19 positive cases, six of whom have travel history to West Bengal. With four new cases, the number of Covid patients in Jajpur touched 52.Among fresh cases, four have been …
  • Odisha's Jajpur district reports 12 new corona cases in 48 hours 03 May 2020 05:33 By Express News Service JAJPUR: With eight new Covid-19 cases reported on Saturday, Jajpur’s coronavirus tally has climbed up to 48, surpassing Bhubaneswar as the biggest hotspot of Odisha. Three of the cases were reported from Bari block, all of whom had …
  • Jajpur hotspot as Odisha records second highest daily spike in COVID-19 cases 01 May 2020 03:42 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha on Thursday posted its second highest single day spike in Covid-19 cases with as many as 17 persons testing positive at Jajpur.  While the total number of cases rose to 142, Jajpur has become the second Covid …
  • Odisha Red Zones: Several areas in Sundargarh, Jajpur declared containment zones 26 Apr 2020 17:39 Image Source : PTI Odisha Red Zones: Several areas in Sundargarh, Jajpur declared containment zones To conduct active surveillance and aggressive contact- tracing after nine people tested COVID-19 positive in the last 24 hours, The Odisha government on …
  • 100 cases in Odisha, Jajpur the new hotspot 26 Apr 2020 07:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Saturday touched the 100 Covid-19 case mark with six more persons testing positive. All the new cases have been reported from Jajpur district, the new hotspot of the State. While the number of cases in Jajpur …
  • Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today 23 Apr 2020 20:01 Image Source : PTI Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today The Odisha government on Thursday announced a 60-hour complete shut down in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today till …
  • Labour crunch headache for groundnut farmers in Odisha's Jajpur district 01 Apr 2020 08:07 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Acute labour shortage triggered by the lockdown has affected the harvest of groundnut crops in the district. Thousands of farmers who have grown groundnut in their farm land as rabi crop are facing a lot of hardship to …
  • Elephant scare shuts down schools in Korei block of Odisha's Jajpur district 24 Jan 2020 12:21 Express News Service JAJPUR: Faced with food crisis in the forests, a wild elephant's quest for fodder has forced Jajpur district administration in Odisha to virtually shut down schools in a block and urban local body areas. The elephant which has …
  • Jajpur cooperation department yet to recover duped money 07 Jan 2020 04:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even after three years of detection of a financial fraud involving Rs 16.39 lakh in paddy procurement in Jajpur district, the Cooperation department has failed to recover the amount and initiate criminal proceedings …
  • Carnival fever grips residents of Jajpur 27 Dec 2019 07:04 By Express News Service JAIPUR:  Carnival fever has gripped the people of Jajpur with the district playing host to a series of cultural festivals (Mahotsavs) from December 10. The celebrations spanning one and a half months will come to an end on January …
  • Man with two Aadhaar cards and two voter IDs found in Odisha's Jajpur 22 Dec 2019 00:09 By Express News Service JAIPUR:  A curious case of a person with two identities has come to fore in Jajpur Road.  As per an FIR lodged by the coordinator of Vyasanagar unit of Bajrang Dal Sushil Kumar Mallick with Jajpur Road police, Bitu Biswas, son of …
  • 3 booked for assaulting woman in Odisha's Jajpur village 17 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service JAJPUR: An FIR has been filed against three persons of Mangarajpur village within Dharmasala police limits for allegedly thrashing a woman after she objected to one of them clicking pictures of her daughter on his mobile phone. All …
  • 8-ft-long Indian rock python rescued from Odisha’s Jajpur 29 Aug 2019 03:04
  • Weak river embankment pose threat to Jajpur villages 10 Jul 2019 04:46 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Weak embankment of river Baitarini poses a threat to 14 villages in Korei block of Jajpur district. Floods are an annual affair for the people of the district every monsoon but absence of foolproof measures to plug the weak …
  • Boy found dead outside shop in Odisha's Jajpur 08 Jul 2019 05:14 By Express News Service JAJPUR: The body of a youth was found lying in a pool of blood in a shop at Panikoili Chowk under Panikoili police station limits on Sunday.  According to sources, locals spotted the deceased Rabindra Kumar Sahu’s body and …
  • 25 out of 28 students of CESDP-DMF Jajpur initiative crack NEET 06 Jun 2019 20:56 Bhubaneswar: A group of 25 out of 28 socially and economically underprivileged students from Jajpur district qualified in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (UG) 2019, the results of which were declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dedicates basket of projects in Jajpur 20 Feb 2019 05:49 By Express News Service JAIPUR: Ahead of the elections, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been extensively touring different districts, launching welfare and development schemes. On Tuesday, Naveen addressed public gatherings at Dharmasala, Binjharpur and …
  • Surprise raids on PDS retailers in Odisha's Jajpur 28 Dec 2018 04:31 By Express News Service JAJPUR: Amid opposition parties’ allegations of irregularities and mismanagement in public distribution system (PDS), the district administration on Thursday conducted surprise raids on PDS retail points in Rasulpur block of the …
  • Odisha: 10 chopped palms of tribals recovered in Jajpur; no formal complaint lodged yet 19 Nov 2018 07:02 Tribals are dependent on forests for their livelihood; including fuel to cook food and to make earning by selling forests goods in markets.Reuters file [Representational Image] Tension gripped Odisha's Jajpur area on Sunday after 10 chopped palms, …
  • Tension grips Odisha after 10 chopped palms recovered in Jajpur area 19 Nov 2018 06:23 Police had found five pairs of chopped palms, which were preserved in a medical box in a club near the site, police said. Jajpur: Tension gripped Odisha's Jajpur area on Sunday after 10 chopped palms, suspected to be of tribals killed in 2006 police …
  • Baitarani river crosses red mark in Jajpur district of Odisha 23 Sep 2018 01:57 By Express News Service JAJPUR/BARIPADA: Heavy rainfall for the last four days has led to rise in water level of Baitarani river  flowing through Jajpur district.At 6 pm on Saturday, the river was flowing at 18.11 metres against the danger mark of 17. …
  • V2 Retail Ltd opens 69th store at Jajpur, Odisha 10 Sep 2018 18:33 V2 Retail Ltd has opened its 69th "V2 Retail" Store at Jajpur (Odisha). This is company's 7th store in the state. With this, the company's 69(Sixty Nine) "V2 Retail" Stores are spread across 17 states and 63 cities. Shares of V2 …
  • Jajpur: Villages marooned, roads washed away 09 Sep 2018 00:58 By Express News Service There is no respite from floods for people of Jajpur district. Like in neighbouring Bhadrak, floods in Baitarani have thrown life out of gear in Jajpur affecting over 40,000 people in 30 panchayats under four blocks. According to …
  • Acute water scarcity hits village in Jajpur 01 Sep 2018 04:11 By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Acute scarcity of potable water has gripped Kulapita village under Salijanga gram panchayat in Danagadi block of Jajpur district. The villagers are forced to make long treks to fetch drinking water from drains. The village, …
  • Wife sets husband on fire in Odisha’s Jajpur district 28 Mar 2018 07:20 By: PTI | Jajpur | Published: March 28, 2018 12:42 pm A woman allegedly burnt her husband to death as he used to thrash her and their children in inebriated state at Saruabili in Jajpur district, police said on Wednesday. Though the incident took place on …
  • Naveen launches projects in Jajpur 24 Mar 2018 19:12 Jajpur: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated the renovated Kusuma pokhari (pond) at the district headquarters town here to mark the 150th anniversary of the Jajpur Municipality. The chief minister spent about 15 minutes at the Kuuma …
  • Tourism push for Jajpur 17 Mar 2018 19:24 Jajpur: The state tourism department will develop tourist spots in the district. The department has decided to provide the necessary infrastructure in this regard. Tourism secretary Mona Sharma said this during a visit to the district on Friday. Sharma …
  • Parched throats in Jajpur village 09 Mar 2018 20:21 DRY LAND Jajpur: Nilapada village under Mahakalapada panchayat, one of the few water-rich areas in the district, is now facing an acute water crisis. Around 1,800 residents of the village, home to 210 families, which are served by many water bodies, wells …
  • Tehsildar in Jajpur assaulted for checking illegal mining 01 Mar 2018 01:58 JAIPUR: IN yet another case of assault on senior Government officials, Vyasanagar tehsildar and other revenue officials were thrashed in broad daylight by a mining mafia and some villagers under Jajpur Road Police limits in the district on Wednesday.   …
  • 'No helmet, no fuel' in Jajpur 20 Feb 2018 21:30 Jajpur: The district administration has made it mandatory for two-wheeler riders to wear helmet. District collector Ranjan Kumar Das announced this decision on Sunday. The move comes in the wake of a number of road accidents in the district. "Jajpur …
  • Crackdown continues on mineral smuggling in Odisha's Jajpur 17 Feb 2018 01:38 Image used for representational purpose. JAIPUR: Tightening the noose on mineral smugglers, four special teams led by Jajpur Collector Ranjan Kumar Das carried out surprise raids at different illegal mining areas across the district on Friday morning. The …
  • Jajpur Administration steps up crackdown on sand mining 12 Feb 2018 00:57 A team of officials deflating the tyre of a sand-laden vehicle | Express JAIPUR: Following widespread outrage over rising clout of mining mafia in Jajpur, the district administration has stepped up its crackdown on smuggling of minor minerals. On Saturday …
  • Now sand mafia target Jajpur Tehsildar 07 Feb 2018 23:19 JAIPUR: Even as mysterious death of Jajpur Town Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Manoj Kumar Behera has brought to fore rampant smuggling of minerals in the district, Jajpur Tehsildar received threat from two sand smugglers on Tuesday which exposed how …
  • RTO death exposes rampant mineral smuggling in Jajpur 06 Feb 2018 21:50 JAIPUR: The shocking death of Jajpur Town Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Manoj Kumar Behera, still shrouded in mystery, has brought the focus back on rampant smuggling of minor minerals which goes right under the nose of the district administration. …
  • Police begin probe into rape charge on Jajpur BJD leader 17 Jan 2018 05:02 JAIPUR: Additional SP Gopal Krushna Patnaik on Tuesday visited Dasarathpur village to investigate the alleged rape of a 32-year-old married woman by a youth leader of the ruling BJD.Patnaik also visited the victim’s house but could not find her as she was …
  • Gutka ban in Jajpur offices 05 Jan 2018 19:55 Jajpur: The district administration has banned chewing of paan (betel leaves), paan masala and gutka at the collectorate and all government offices in the district. Jajpur district collector Ranjan Kumar Das issued the order after he spotted betel juice- …
  • Job fair in Jajpur from Jan 8 01 Jan 2018 03:59 JAJPUR: A two-day job fair will be organised from January 8 at the Government Industrial Training Institute in Baruan under Jajpur block and at Government Polytechnic Institute in Ragadi under Korei block in the district. The event will be jointly …
  • Two-day job fair for Jajpur youths 31 Dec 2017 19:27 Jajpur: The district administration will organise the two-day long Nijukti Mela, a job fair, in January this year. This event will be organised at two places in two different blocks of the district on January 8 and 9, official sources said. The two-day job …
  • Tribal food fest in Jajpur 20 Dec 2017 20:11 Bhubaneswar: At least 50 near extinct indigenous collections of paddy, 21 varieties of raggi, two types of foxtail millet and 41 varieties of plant parts used for medicinal purposes were showcased at the second Khadyotsav in Jajpur on Monday. The event was …
  • Man held on rape charge in Jajpur 18 Dec 2017 19:51 Jajpur: Police have arrested a 34-year-old man on charges of raping a minor girl at Bitana village in the district. The accused has been identified as Keshab Chandra Mallik of the same village within Binjharpur police limits. The medical examination of the …
  • Odisha: Flood washes away crops in Jajpur 03 Aug 2017 04:37 An inundated electrical sub-station at Dandisahi village in Pattamundai | Express JAJPUR: Flash flood in rivers Brahmani and Kharasrota has submerged paddy and vegetable crops in thousands of acres of land in five blocks of Jajpur district.   Even as …
  • Flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur, Kendrapara districts remains grim 31 Jul 2017 18:55 BHUBANESWAR: The flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to be grim. The people in several villages under 14 gram panchayats of Pattamundai Block in Kendrapara district and eight GPs of Aul block continue to remain …
  • Flood situation in Odisha’s Jajpur, Kendrapara districts grim 31 Jul 2017 15:43 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: July 31, 2017 7:19 pm Volunteers try to check the water of river Nagabali during flash flood in Rayagada district, Odisha on Monday (PTI Photo) The flood situation in Odisha’s Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to …
  • Flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur, Kendrapara districts remains grim 31 Jul 2017 13:00 BHUBANESWAR: The flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to be grim. The people in several villages under 14 gram panchayats of Pattamundai Block in Kendrapara district and eight GPs of Aul block continue to remain …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan visits flood affected area in Jajpur district, Odisha 30 Jul 2017 16:33 Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan (Source: ANI photo) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday visited flood affected area in Jajpur district of Odisha, news agency ANI reported. Pradhan asked the …
  • Pradhan visits flood hit Jajpur, says over one lakh affected 30 Jul 2017 16:30 [India], July 30 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday visited the flood affected area in Odisha's Jajpur district. He also advised the local administration to focus more on relief to reach the people in marooned …
  • Odisha: Situation tense in flood-struck Jajpur 29 Jul 2017 18:46 [India], July 29 (ANI): Even as the district of Sundergarh returned to normalcy after the water level in the Brahmani, Koel and Ib rivers receded there, flood situation is continuing in the districts in the downstream. In Jajpur district, River Brahmani is …
  • Undertrial dies in police custody in Jajpur 09 Jul 2017 12:54 For representational purpose JAIPUR: An undertrial died in police custody at Dharmasala in Jajpur district, police said today. Gayadhar Tarai (40), arrested in connection with an incident of bomb attack on Saturday, died last night. The family members of …
  • Amit Shah's convoy hits a cow in Odisha's Jajpur 06 Jul 2017 14:28 BJP President Amit Shah waves at supporters as they welcome him on his arrival at Basantapur village on the outskrits of Bhubaneswar on Thursday. | PTI JAJPUR: Bharatiya Jantha Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah’s on-going Odisha tour courted …
  • Jajpur: Newborn girl found buried in vegetable field 27 Mar 2017 01:29 [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a newborn girl was found buried in Dharamsala block Shyamsundarpur village. A case has been registered on the basis of the complaint filed by the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) under Sections 307 and 317 of …
  • Jajpur: Girl child buried alive, rescued by villagers 25 Mar 2017 18:22 By: PTI | Jajpur | Published:March 25, 2017 10:29 pm A newborn female, buried upside down in a field, was on Saturday rescued by villagers at Shyamsundarpur in Jajpur district. The baby, believed to be between 4 and 6 hours old, was first taken to the …
  • Odisha: 14 candidates in Jajpur Zilla Parishad elections have no property 12 Feb 2017 17:08 By: PTI | Jajpur (odisha) | Updated: February 12, 2017 10:27 pm At least 14 candidates in the fray for the Zilla Parishad (ZP) elections in Jajpur district have declared that they don’t have any property or bank deposit while four others in the fray are ‘ …
  • Odisha seeks Rs 1,100 crore central aid for flood damage 17 Sep 2020 20:18 About 1,20,000 houses, as well as embankments, roads, and public infrastructure, have also been affected. (File)The Odisha government Thursday sought assistance of Rs 1,100 crore from the Centre to deal with the aftermath of the recent floods in the state. …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha among top six states fuelling India’s COVID tally 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Posting its highest single-day spike of 3,810 new infections, Odisha on Sunday took a place among the top-six states that have been fueling India’s COVID tally for the last few days.  The total number of cases in the …
  • Flood water from Mahanadi enters many villages in coastal districts of Odisha 30 Aug 2020 11:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Flood waters entered several villages in Kanas and Delang blocks of Puri district even as 10 lakh cusecs flowed through the Mundali barrage causing breaches in the embankments of two tributaries of Mahanadi river. …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Senior officials to oversee flood management in Odisha 29 Aug 2020 09:27 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday deputed seven senior IAS officers to oversee flood management in the affected districts of the state. Panchayati Raj Secretary D.K. Singh has been assigned to oversee the flood management …
  • Newborn, 5 others rescued in flooded Odisha village 28 Aug 2020 20:09 By ANI JAJPUR: A total of six people including a newborn baby were rescued from a village in Odisha's Jajpur district by a Bari Fire Service rescue team on Friday after the village was inundated by floodwaters from the Brahmani and Kharasrota rivers. …
  • 3 dead as Odisha faces flood-like situation 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Many districts in Odisha are facing a flood-like situation as incessant rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal battered the state. While low-lying areas including paddy fields have been submerged and …
  • Ex-district judge passes away in Odisha home 26 Aug 2020 02:35 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA:   Former district judge Justice Krushna Chandra Kar passed away at his residence here on Tuesday due to heart failure. He was 91. Kar, during his posting in Cuttack had convicted eight persons to life imprisonment for …
  • Rains throw life out of gear in Kendrapara 26 Aug 2020 02:35 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA:  Heavy rains have led to waterlogging in several parts of the district disrupting normal life. Even as roads have been damaged due to the downpour, excess water has entered into the houses of people in Kendrapara town, …
  • Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to trigger heavy rains in Odisha: MeT 24 Aug 2020 13:04 Bhubaneswar: With formation of a new low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal likely to trigger heavy rain in most parts of Odisha till Thursday, the state government has asked district collectors to deal with possible flash flood, landslide and water- …
  • Odisha collectors asked to remain alert for flood 24 Aug 2020 05:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As several places in Odisha are likely to witness heavy downpour during the next two to three days due to a fresh low pressure, the State Government on Sunday asked the Collectors to remain alert and prepared to deal …
  • Drainage channels blocked, offices in Odisha's Kendrapara inundated 20 Aug 2020 04:36 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Heavy rains over the last four days have thrown normal life out of gear in the district.  Hundreds of thatched houses are reported to have collapsed due to the downpour while low-lying areas have been inundated. With …
  • Heavy rains in Odisha, to persist till Sunday 05 Aug 2020 10:57 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rains trigerred by a low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal battered many parts of Odisha and the weather office on Wednesday forecast that rainfall in the state will persist till Sunday. The low pressure area, which has …
  • Plumber airlifted by Sonu Sood gets wishes from across India 04 Aug 2020 23:14 Bhubaneswar: Prashant Kumar Pradhan, 32-year-old plumber from Kendrapada who named his welding workshop after Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, has been flooded with congratulatory calls from all across the country. Prashant’s story was first published in TOI, …
  • Odisha: BJD reiterates demand for passenger train on Haridaspur-Paradip line 03 Aug 2020 10:31 BHUBANESWAR: The ruling BJD on Sunday reiterated its demand for running a passenger train on the Haridaspur-Paradip rail line, which is nearing completion and will soon be ready to be commissioned. Addressing a news conference here, BJD MLAs from …
  • Nine dogs of Odisha police await posting owing to poor training 03 Aug 2020 08:12 The dogs are being properly trained to meet our requirements. They will be posted soon, Priyadarshi said. BHUBANESWAR: Quality of the training of dogs of the K-9 squad of state police has come under the scanner as nine canines have failed to get posting in …
  • Odisha: Kendrapada seeks GI tag for ‘Rasabali’ 29 Jul 2020 10:38 Rasabali a sweet dish that had originated in the 400-year-old Baladevjew Temple in the district be given a Geo...Read More KENDRAPADA: The residents of Kendrapada have recently demanded that Rasabali — a sweet dish that had originated in the 400-year-old …
  • Geographical Indication tag sought for ‘Kendrapara Rasabali’ 29 Jul 2020 03:49 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Residents of the district have demanded Geographical Indication (GI) tag for ‘Kendrapara Rasabali’, a sweet which traces its origin to the 400-year-old Baldevjew temple here. Rasabali is a fried flattened brown cheese …
  • Odisha CM urges railways minister to start passenger train on Haridaspur-Paradip line 28 Jul 2020 17:53 Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik (File Photo) BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged Union railways minister Piyush Goyal to accord necessary approvals and certifications to start a passenger train on the Haridaspur-Paradip …
  • Odisha: Crocodile kills boy near Bhitarkanika 27 Jul 2020 06:53 A 16 -year-old boy was killed by a crocodile while he was taking bath along with some locals in the river Khar...Read More KENDRAPADA: A 16 -year-old boy was killed by a crocodile while he was taking bath along with some locals in the river Kharosotra near …
  • Kendrapada villagers live in fear as river inches closer home 25 Jul 2020 22:58 Kendrapada: The lives of the people living in riverside villages in Kendrapada’s Rajkanika block are at stake with the Baitarani river eating into large tracts of land over the decades, particularly during the rainy season. “During every election, …
  • Ministers to promote plasma donation 25 Jul 2020 00:07 Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday roped in his cabinet colleagues to promote plasma donation in the state after critically-ill Covid patients responded well to the plasma therapy. Naveen has assigned different districts to his ministers, …
  • Heavy rain forecast for 7 districts in Odisha 24 Jul 2020 05:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said south-west monsoon is active over Odisha and heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places in seven districts of the State on Friday.It has issued a yellow warning …
  • Odisha: 72-year-old man ‘attacked’ by sons 23 Jul 2020 11:23 Representative image KENDRAPADA: A 72-year-old man was seriously injured in an alleged attack by his two sons over a property dispute at Bhutamundai village, under Paradip Lock police station of Jagatsinghpur district recently. However, the police are …
  • Odisha: Drought fear on horizon as 11 districts record less rainfall 23 Jul 2020 11:23 BHUBANESWAR: While several states in India are experiencing severe flood-like situation, most rivers in Odisha are running dry and a possible drought-like situation is looming large over the state. Nearly 11 coastal districts of the state have, so far, got …
  • Couple killed, bodies burnt over witchcraft suspicion in Odisha 20 Jul 2020 19:34 Representational image KENDRAPADA: An elderly couple was allegedly killed and their bodies set on fire on Sunday night by some villagers on suspicion of practising sorcery. The incident took place at Nimapali village under Kalinganagar police station in …
  • Odisha: Plumber airlifted by Sonu Sood opens shop in actor's name 19 Jul 2020 07:07 Prashant has taken the actor's permission to use his name and photograph for the workshop. BHUBANESWAR: Prashant Kumar Pradhan believes one must show gratefulness in deed, not just in words. The 32-year-old plumber got a fresh lease of life after …
  • Odisha: Couple aged 85 and 78 years from Kendrapada beat Covid-19 18 Jul 2020 16:25 Jul 18, 2020, 09:37PM ISTSource: TOI.inLast month, the relatives of 85-year-old Surendra Pati and his 78-year-old wife, Sabitri, received bad news from the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Odisha’s Cuttack. Both had contracted the novel …
  • Couple aged 85 and 78 years from Odisha's Kendrapada beat coronavirus 18 Jul 2020 11:22
  • India: START Fund Relief underway for marginal and excluded returnee migrants in Odisha 18 Jul 2020 07:22 As the country struggles with Coronavirus, the eastern part of the country faces the dual challenge of COVID and Cyclone Amphan devastation. The State of West Bengal and Odisha were severely affected by the torrential rain and fierce storm that snapped out …
  • Odisha: Goods train hits truck in Paradip port 16 Jul 2020 15:22 KENDRAPADA: A wagon tippler of a goods train derailed after it collided with a truck stuck at the Paradip port on Thursday morning. Following the collision, one wagon tippler of the goods train also jumped the tracks. No casualty was reported in the mishap …
  • Rare leucistic krait rescued in Odisha's Kendrapada 07 Jul 2020 13:13 Jul 07, 2020, 04:17PM ISTSource: TNNA rare leucistic krait was rescued in Odisha's Kendrapada. Due to genetic mutation, the snake has got aberrant colour. As per reports, the snake was spotted by the villagers who captured it with a plastic jar. A …
  • Odisha: Jajpur lady teacher found murdered 07 Jul 2020 12:45 Representative image KENDRAPADA: Mystery shrouded the death of a 50-year-old lady schoolteacher, whose body was found in a room of her house along with her injured husband and daughter at village Mirjapur under Dharmasala police station in Jajpur district …
  • Kuwait expat bill may hurt Odia workforce hard 07 Jul 2020 00:41 Bhubaneswar: Seventy per cent of the passengers who flew into the state on special flights during the lockdown, arrived from the Gulf, including Kuwait. But with that country deeming ‘constitutional’ a bill to reduce its Indian expatriate population to …
  • AYUSH director booked for sexual harassment in Bhubaneswar 06 Jul 2020 19:27 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: AYUSH director Bibhu Prasad Sarangi, a senior Odisha administrative service (OAS) officer, may land in trouble as the Mahila police here on Monday registered a case against him for allegedly subjecting a female colleague …
  • Odisha: Four more districts opt for weekend shutdowns 03 Jul 2020 11:39 SAMBALPUR/ANGUL/BALANGIR: While the state government has decided to impose weekend shutdowns in July in 10 districts having more than 50 active positive cases, the administrations of four other districts — Bargarh, Balangir, Kendrapada and …
  • Odisha clears five investment proposals worth Rs 609 crore 01 Jul 2020 11:20 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File photo) BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Monday approved five investment proposals worth Rs 609 crore in sectors like metal, food processing, logistics and infrastructure. The state level single window clearance authority …
  • Odisha: Rain warning for 8 districts in next 48 hours 01 Jul 2020 11:20 Picture used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast yellow warning for rainfall in eight districts for the next 48 hours. Most districts in the state will receive moderate to heavy rainfall in …
  • Odisha: Youth held for going back on wedding promise 01 Jul 2020 11:20 Representative image KENDRAPADA: Police on Monday arrested a 24-year-old youth in Kendrapada district on charges of dumping a 21-year-old girl after promising to marry her. The accused Babu Sethi of village Sankhapur under Tantiapala marine police station …
  • Odisha Govt approves investment proposals worth Rs 608.79 crore 30 Jun 2020 06:55 The Odisha government on Monday approved five investment proposals worth Rs 608.79 crore in sectors like Metal, Food Processing, and Logistics & Infrastructure, which may generate employment for 1,496 people in the state. In a meeting chaired by Chief …
  • Naveen wants curbs on air and train travel to stay 18 Jun 2020 09:33 Chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the virtual meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sought continuation of curbs on train and air travel to Odisha till the end of the month, stating …
  • 10-min tornado leaves trail of destruction in Odisha’s Kendrapada dist 15 Jun 2020 23:12 Kendrapada: Around 40 thatched houses were damaged and several trees uprooted when an unseasonable tornado hit the seaside villages of Kendrapada district on Monday afternoon. Though the storm lasted 10 minutes from 4pm, it left behind a trail of …
  • Live: 'India to take call on int'l flights when other nations ease curbs' 07 Jun 2020 17:22 366 stranded Odia migrants brought to Bhubaneswar in 3 special flights Three Air Asia special flights carrying stranded workers from Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh arrived in Bhubaneswar with 122 passengers each on Sunday. Out of 366 migrants, 280 …
  • Odisha seeks Rs 20,000 crore package from the Centre to develop disaster-resilient infrastructure 05 Jun 2020 18:10 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Friday sought a long-term package of around Rs 20,000 crore from the Centre to build disaster-resilient infrastructure in energy, housing and coastal embankment sectors in the state. The issue was …
  • Woman escapes from jaws of death 05 Jun 2020 00:27 Kendrapada: A 33-year-old fisher woman survived a crocodile attack on Thursday morning after she put up a courageous fight with the reptile for a few minutes in the Ramachandi river at Hariabanka village near Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapada …
  • Covid live: UP's cases cross 9,000 mark 04 Jun 2020 13:46 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests which Britain sent to a U.S. lab for processing came back void, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Thursday, adding to a mounting pile of questions over the UK's …
  • Covid Live: India's death toll now over 6,000 04 Jun 2020 07:10 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates CSIR DG Shekhar Mande said WHO's decision was taken in haste and the global body should have actually analysed the data before making the decision. ICMR wrote to the WHO citing differences in dosage standards …
  • Ahead of monsoon, weak embankments add to jitters 03 Jun 2020 23:56 Kendrapada: With the monsoon hitting Kerala on its normal day of onset on Monday, panic has gripped riverside villages living with damaged river embankments that may give away in case of floods. Many riverside villages face the onslaught of floodwaters …
  • 3 special flights bring back stranded Odias to Bhubaneswar 03 Jun 2020 17:46 BHUBANESWAR: Three Air Asia special flights brought flight-load of stranded Odia migrants from Mumbai, Imphal and Guwahati on Wednesday. The Odisha government facilitated the return of the migrants from Imphal and Guwahati cities while Mumbai flight was …
  • Two health workers in Kendrapada among 105 new cases in Odisha 01 Jun 2020 12:18 Picture used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: The state reported 105 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours on Sunday, taking the total number of infections to 1,948. Ten of those who tested positive are locals, including two health workers in …
  • Covid-19: 156 test positive, 119 recover in Odisha 01 Jun 2020 12:18 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: In the biggest single-day spike so far, 156 more persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the state on Monday. In the highest one-day recovery, 119 patients were discharged. While the number of infected persons mounted to …
  • Four frontline workers positive as cases in Odisha see biggest jump of 120 31 May 2020 10:24 Picture used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: On a day Odisha saluted the spirit of Covid-19 warriors, four frontline workers were among the 120 who tested positive for the virus on Saturday in the single biggest spike the state has seen so …
  • Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 129 cases, state tally 1948 31 May 2020 09:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In the biggest spike in Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha so far, 129 new cases have been reported from 19 of its districts in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases close to 2000. Health and Family Welfare …
  • Actor Sonu Sood flies out 169 Odia migrants stuck in Kerala 30 May 2020 14:26 Actor Sonu Sood. (Photo: @vpsbadnore) BHUBANESWAR: Not all angels have wings, but that doesn't mean they can't help others soar. About 169 Odia migrant workers who were stranded in Kerala since the lockdown started, managed to fly back home on …
  • Actor Sonu Sood flies out 169 Odia migrants stranded in Kerala 29 May 2020 23:11 Bhubaneswar: Not all angels have wings, but that doesn’t mean they can’t help others soar. About 169 Odia migrant workers who were stranded in Kerala since the lockdown started, managed to fly back home on Friday with help from actor Sonu Sood. Moved by …
  • CMC starts contact tracing after doc tests positive 28 May 2020 01:01 Cuttack: Health officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) have started contact tracing a day after a city-based paediatrician tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. “He is the first doctor in the state who has been infected by the virus,” CMC …
  • Govt: Enough beds in quarantine centres to tackle migrant rush 27 May 2020 09:18 Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy briefs the media on Tuesday BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Tuesday said return of more migrants from different states will not pose a problem for the authorities as only 30 per cent of the total quarantine facilities has …
  • Climate change, displacement, and managed retreat in coastal India 26 May 2020 18:46 By Architesh Panda India’s coastal regions, home to about 170 million of the country’s 1.4 billion people, are on the front lines of a shifting climate, experiencing sea-level rise, erosion, and natural disasters such as tropical storms and cyclones. The …
  • First flight lands in Odisha capital with 89 passengers 25 May 2020 23:56 Bhubaneswar: Domestic flight services resumed here on Monday with a Vistara plane from Delhi touching down at the Biju Patnaik International Airport with 89 passengers and six crew members at 8.49am. This was the first scheduled flight to land at the …
  • State sees highest single-day jump in new cases, recoveries 25 May 2020 23:55 Bhubaneswar: In the highest single-day spike so far, 103 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the state on Monday. With this, the number of infected persons rose to 1,438. Also in the highest single-day spike, 99 patients recovered and headed home on the …
  • Woman travelling in Shramik Spl goes into labour, forces Bihar-bound train to halt in Odisha 25 May 2020 00:01 Bhubaneswar/Jharsuguda: The wife of a migrant worker gave birth to a baby girl inside a police van in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district while she was being taken to hospital on Sunday. She has been identified by police as Payal Kumari (25). Payal was …
  • Odisha: Cyclone-hit try to get lives back on track 24 May 2020 13:03 A house damaged in Cyclone Amphan in Kendrapada district of Odisha. KENDRAPADA: Four days after Cyclone Amphan hit the coastal Kendrapada district, people were still trying to pick up the threads of their life on Saturday. Those whose houses were …
  • Cyclone Amphan flattens betel farms in coastal districts 23 May 2020 00:55 Kendrapada: Heavy rain in the past three days has damaged vegetable and betel crops in Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur districts. “We have lost our vegetable crop. All the crops have been destroyed. Now returning the bank loan is a huge problem for us,” said …
  • India: Super cyclonic storm Amphan causes havoc in parts of West Bengal, Odisha 22 May 2020 05:16 The severe cyclonic storm Ampan has caused extensive damage to the four coastal districts of Odisha- Bhadrak, Balasore, Kendrapada and Jagatsingpur. The state government has asked the Collectors of the four districts to submit a report within 48 hours …
  • On cam: Under-construction bridge collapses in Odisha's Balasore 21 May 2020 16:33 May 21, 2020, 09:13PM ISTSource: TNNAn under-construction bridge collapsed in Odisha's Balasore district on May 21. The administration was making the bridge to help people of Balasore cross Budhabalanga River. The entire incident was caught on camera. …
  • Cyclone Amphan: Heavy Rains, Strong Winds Pound Odisha; 3-Month-Old Killed After Wall Collapse 21 May 2020 10:31 A three-month old child was reportedly killed and his mother injured after a wall collapse in Bhadrak, Odisha as extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' hurtled towards east coast on Wednesday, triggering heavy rains and strong winds in parts of Odisha …
  • Near-perfect IMD prediction gives teeth to govt evacuation strategy 21 May 2020 02:27 Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s prediction of Cyclone Amphan’s path and intensity turned out to be flawless, making the state government’s strategy to keep evacuations lower than usual a sound one. “The cyclone moved precisely on …
  • Amphan batters coastal pockets of Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur 21 May 2020 02:27 Kendrapada: Packing in gusty winds, Cyclone Amphan hit the coastal districts of Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur on Wednesday, triggering massive tidal flooding in low-lying seaside regions. The tidal waves churned up by the ingress of winds battered the …
  • Amphan batters northen Odisha, wrecks havoc in Bengal 21 May 2020 02:27 Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan blew past the state, triggering memories of Cyclone Fani but caused far less damage than the cyclone last year. Major swathes of the state were spared, but Amphan did affect the northern districts before …
  • Covid-19 cases in Odisha breach 1,000-mark, death toll touches 6 21 May 2020 02:26 Bhubaneswar: With 85 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Odisha in the past 24 hours, the total number of persons who have tested positive for the virus in the state crossed the 1,000 mark on Wednesday. The state has recorded 1,063 Covid-19 positive …
  • Woman gives birth inside fire brigade van in Kendrapada 20 May 2020 22:40 Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Amphan could not have come at a worse time for Janaki Sethi, a pregnant woman of Jhanhara village in Kendrapada district. As nature unleashed its fury, she gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday. The delivery neither happened in any …
  • 12 killed as cyclone Amphan batters Bengal at 165kmph 20 May 2020 20:27 A tree falls on power lines during strong winds due to Cyclone Amphan at Kakdwip near Sunderbans area in South...Read More BHUBANESHWAR/KOLKATA: Barrelling in from the Bay of Bengal with wind speeds of up to 185kmph, severe cyclonic storm Amphan on …
  • Cyclone Amphan leaves trail of destruction in northern part of Odisha 20 May 2020 12:01 Firefighters gather at the spot where a thatched house collapsed due to heavy winds and rain ahead of cyclone ...Read More BHUBANESWAR: Super Cyclone Amphan left a trail of destructions in Odisha on Wednesday as it moved towards West Bengal grazing the …
  • As cyclone Amphan pummels Odisha, woman gives birth to baby in fire brigade van 20 May 2020 09:14 The pregnant woman being rescued by fire service personnel. BHUBANESWAR: Cyclone Amphan would not have come at the worst time for Janaki Sethi, a pregnant woman of Jhanhara village in a worst-hit Kendrapada district. As nature’s fury was unleashing a trail …
  • Flight to bring stranded Odias from Kuala Lumpur rescheduled 20 May 2020 09:14 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: In view of cyclone Amphan, the Air India special flight that was to bring stranded Odias from Kuala Lumpur to Bhubaneswar on Wednesday is rescheduled for Friday. “We have the intimation that the special flight from Kuala …
  • Odisha: Seaside villages in coastal belt look deserted 20 May 2020 06:21 A herd of cattle moved to safety in Kendrapada districts KENDRAPADA: Almost all the seaside villages were wearing a deserted look on Tuesday as people moved to safer places as with Cyclon Amphan all set to trigger heavy rainfall in coastal belt. The rain …
  • Amphan weakens as Odisha, Bengal brace for cyclone 20 May 2020 03:27 Odisha and West Bengal are bracing themselves for the impact Cyclone Amphan, which is intensifying into a ‘super’ cyclone, by getting around 26 teams from Odisha and Bengal ready, which will be equipped with boats, tree-cutters, telecom equipment, among …
  • Seaside villages in coastal belt look deserted 20 May 2020 02:44 Kendrapada: Almost all the seaside villages were wearing a deserted look on Tuesday as people moved to safer places as with Cyclon Amphan all set to trigger heavy rainfall in coastal belt. The rain coupled with gusty wind forced many to leave their seaside …
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi reviews about Super Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ 20 May 2020 00:42 Preparedness as Super Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ set to make landfall on 20th May 2020 Cyclone ‘AMPHAN’ has developed into a super cyclone in the Bay of Bengal today. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi reviewed the preparedness of States and Central Ministries …
  • Cyclone Amphan: Cab Secy holds third meeting to review preparedness 19 May 2020 20:34 Written by Esha Roy | New Delhi | Published: May 19, 2020 10:27:32 pm IMD officials added that while Amphan seemed to be taking a similar pathway and trajectory as cyclone Bulbul, it is likely to be more devastating. (PTI Photo) Cabinet Secretary Rajiv …
  • Cyclone 'Amphan' to make landfall along with very high wind speed, heavy rains 19 May 2020 11:07 NEW DELHI: Super cyclone 'Amphan' is likely to make landfall along the West Bengal coast on Wednesday with very high wind speeds ranging up to 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph and heavy rains. This was conveyed to the National Crisis Management …
  • ALERT: Super cyclone Amphan may cause extensive damage on Bengal coast. Check forecast 19 May 2020 04:25 Image Source : INDIA TV ALERT: Super cyclone Amphan may cause extensive damage on Bengal coast. Check forecast, worst-affected districts Cyclone 'Amphan' developed into a super cyclone in the Bay of Bengal on Monday. The government has said that …
  • State gets into survival mode as Cyclone Amphan threatens widespread damage 19 May 2020 00:07 Bhubaneswar: In the middle of a pandemic that has put the world on edge, the state government on Monday started evacuating people from low lying areas in northern parts of Odisha as Cyclone Amphan developed into a Super Cyclone and threatens to cause …
  • Cops told to stop migrants from advancing on foot, cycles 19 May 2020 00:07 Bhubaneswar: The state government has asked police to prevent movement of migrants on foot and on cycles in view of the impending super cyclone Amphan. The police personnel have also been asked to trace migrants taking shelter under trees and in …
  • Bengal, Odisha brace for cyclone ‘Amphan’, PM Modi takes stock 18 May 2020 18:40 Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured all possible central assistance to West Bengal and Bangladesh which are likely to be hit by the cyclone. After Cyclone Amphan intensified into a “super cyclonic storm” on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high …
  • NCMC reviews preparedness of WB, Odisha to deal with Cyclone ‘Amphan’ 18 May 2020 18:18 New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), under the Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, met for the second time on Monday to discuss the preparedness and requirements to deal with impending super cyclone ‘Amphan’ in West Bengal …
  • Cyclone Amphan very intense; has potential to wreak large-scale damage: IMD DG 18 May 2020 16:53 NEW DELHI: Cyclone Amphan is a very intense storm which can wreak large-scale damage, India Meteorological Department Director General M Mohapatra said on Monday. Amphan has intensified into a super cyclonic storm and is expected to make a landfall on May …
  • Cyclone 'Amphan' may cause extensive damage on Bengal coast during landfall: Government 18 May 2020 15:10 NEW DELHI: Cyclone "Amphan" has developed into a super cyclone in the Bay of Bengal on Monday and has the potential to cause extensive damage in the coastal districts of West Bengal when it makes landfall on Wednesday, the government said. The …
  • Odisha, West Bengal put on alert as Cyclone Amphan intensifies 18 May 2020 11:01 Share0 With increased possibilities of heavy rain and high-velocity wind, several coastal districts of Odisha and some areas of West Bengal have been put on alert after the Cyclone Amphan has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal …
  • Cyclone Amphan: 10 NDRF, 15 ODRAF units positioned in coastal Odisha 17 May 2020 15:01 Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) As many as 10 NDRF teams and 15 ODRAF units have been pre-positioned in the coastal districts of Odisha to meet any eventuality due to the cyclone Amphan, said an official on Sunday. 20 teams of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force …
  • Returnees add to state Covid count with 65 more testing +ve 16 May 2020 23:24 Bhubaneswar: People returning from other states continue to add to the state’s Covid headache as 65 tested positive on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 737. Of the 65, barring one, all are migrant returnees. West Bengal accounted for 35 cases …
  • Cyclone-weary residents move out of coastal villages 11 May 2020 23:10 Kendrapada: Hundreds of villagers began to stream out of the seaside village of Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur districts, as Cyclone Amphan intensified into a ‘super cyclone’ on Monday. Kendrapada collector Samarth Verma said villages under the Mahakalapada …
  • Kendrapada kiln worker carries disabled child on 200km trek home 19 Apr 2020 00:10
  • Amid lockdown, Kendrapada sees boom in baby coronas 09 Apr 2020 00:35
  • Collateral damage: With kin far away, funerals in Kendrapada go online 06 Apr 2020 00:26
  • SHGs turn saviours in Kendrapada district 29 Mar 2020 00:27
  • Covid-19 boosts burqa sales in Kendrapada 25 Mar 2020 23:20
  • Winning in Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapada with huge margins: Piyush Goyal 21 Apr 2019 19:35 [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said that the BJP is winning with huge margins from Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapada Lok Sabha seats in Odisha. "I went to Puri, Cuttack and now Kendrapada, in Odisha. All three are prestigious …
  • Cyclone Titli: Raging seawater enters coastal villages of Kendrapada 12 Oct 2018 03:36 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Seawater inundated several villages situated close to the shore in the district following high tide due to cyclone Titli on Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The seawater ingress sparked panic among villagers as …
  • 3,996 new corona cases in Odisha, another Minister tests +ive 11 Sep 2020 08:43 Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) As many as 3,996 more persons, including a Minister, tested coronavirus positive in the last 24 hours in Odisha, taking the state’s total cases to 1,43,117, an official said on Friday. This is the highest single-day spike in the …
  • Odisha’s record single-day spike of 3,861 corona cases 07 Sep 2020 07:56 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha reported a record single-day spike of 3,861 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 1,27,832 cases, the Health Department said on Monday. Ten more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,810 corona cases 06 Sep 2020 08:24 Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday. Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Covid-19 cases in Odisha cross 1 lakh-mark 30 Aug 2020 08:31 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Odisha crossed 1 lakh-mark as 3,014 more positive cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Sunday. The total positive cases rose to 1,00,934. The death …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Odisha’s Covid-19 tally crosses 75K mark 22 Aug 2020 08:46 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha has increased to 75,537 as 2,819 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours, the health department informed on Saturday. While the positive cases are rising with each …
  • Aiming to reduce Covid toll, Odisha forms 7 panels 20 Aug 2020 01:25 The state is conducting over 50,000 tests daily with more than 2,000 cases being recorded daily as against the daily average of 1,200 cases earlier this month.With a surge in Covid cases amid increased testing, the Odisha government has decided to focus on …
  • Odisha’s Covid tally increases to 67,122 19 Aug 2020 07:02 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha increased to 67,122 after 2589 fresh cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Wednesday. This is the second single-day highest positive cases …
  • IIT-Madras tops again in Atal ranking ARIIA 2020 18 Aug 2020 09:10 By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 18, 2020 2:05:59 pm IIT Madras tops in ARIIA 2020 (File Photo)ARIIA 2020: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has topped the Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) …
  • Odisha records highest spike of 2,924 corona cases 16 Aug 2020 07:18 Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total tally to 60,050, the Health Department said on Sunday. The corona death toll rose to 343 in the state as 10 …
  • 1,977 new corona patients take Odisha’s active cases to 16,353 14 Aug 2020 08:00 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha’s coronavirus cases increased to 54,630 as 1,977 new ones were reported in the last 24 hours in the state, the Health Department said on Friday. The state’s corona death toll rose to 324 as 10 more patients …
  • Odisha records highest 1-day spike of 1,981 corona cases 13 Aug 2020 08:51 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Odisha registered the highest single-day spike of 1,981 Covid-19 positive cases in last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 52,653, said the health department on Thursday. The state also recorded nine more Covid-19 …
  • Naveen Patnaik reviews Covid measures in Ganjam, applauds sarpanches 10 Aug 2020 22:21 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File Photo)Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday interacted with sarpanches of all villages in his home district of Ganjam to review Covid-19 management measures. The district has been accounting for the …
  • How pre-internet tech helps low-income children's schooling in India's lockdown 07 Aug 2020 09:21 Parents performing educational activities with children using ThinkZone's resources received via mobile phone. Screenshot of YouTube video by ThinkZone. As classes shifted to virtual environments in India following the COVID-19 lockdown, students from …
  • Odisha reports highest single-day spike of 1,699 cases 06 Aug 2020 08:12 Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) Odisha’s Covid-19 tally breached 40,000-mark with detection of 1,699 new positive cases, highest single-day spike, in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Thursday. Total positive cases in Odisha rose to 40,717, it …
  • With 1,384 new cases, Odisha’s Covid tally rises to 37,681 04 Aug 2020 07:35 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) Odisha on Tuesday reported 1,384 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 37,681, while nine people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, increasing the state’s death toll to 216. Out of the nine deaths, six …
  • Odisha records single-day high of 1,602 corona cases 01 Aug 2020 08:24 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 1,602 coronavirus cases in the last 24-hour cycle, taking the state’s total to 33,479, the Health Department said on Saturday. The death toll increased to 187 after 10 more …
  • Weekend Lockdown In Several States Amid Rapid Surge In COVID Cases 26 Jul 2020 00:14 More high-risk areas were brought under lockdown on Saturday for varying periods, including weekends, by states in a bid to check the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in India. Over a dozen states have so far opted for such selective lockdown citing the need …
  • ‘Janta curfew’ in Nagpur; several other states opt for weekend lockdown amid Covid-19 surge 25 Jul 2020 18:39 By: PTI | Kolkata, Nagpur, New Delhi | Updated: July 25, 2020 9:57:51 pm All shops were shut and transport suspended in West Bengal as part of the twice-a-week lockdown in the state. More high-risk areas were brought under lockdown on Saturday for varying …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports 10 deaths, 1,320 new cases 25 Jul 2020 07:13 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Odisha reported 10 more Covid-19 deaths, highest in a single day, taking the state’s total death toll to 130, informed the health department on Saturday. The deaths have been reported from Ganjam (3), Balasore (2), …
  • Covid-19 death toll crosses 100-mark in Odisha 21 Jul 2020 06:42 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) The death toll due to Covid-19 has crossed the 100 figure mark in Odisha, to a total of 103 with the death of six more patients in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Tuesday. The deaths were reported …
  • 595 new corona cases in Odisha 12 Jul 2020 06:40 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 12 (IANS) As many as 595 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours took Odisha’s total tally to 13,121 even as three more deaths due to the virus were reported, the Health Department said on Sunday. The three deaths — all male …
  • Odisha reports 5 more corona deaths, 495 positive cases 04 Jul 2020 07:18 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) Five more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Odisha taking the death toll to 34 in the state, informed the Health department on Saturday. The state also reported 495 new corona positive cases in the last 24 hours. Three …
  • Odisha reports highest 1-day spike of 561 COVID-19 cases 03 Jul 2020 07:14 Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) Odisha has reported 561 COVID-19 positive cases, highest single-day spike in last 24 hours, and two death cases due to the virus, informed the health department on Friday. The death toll due to COVID-19 increased to 29 while the …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 5,962 with 210 new cases 25 Jun 2020 22:29 Bhubaneswar: With 210 new coronavirus cases in Odisha, the COVID-19 tally in the state rose to 5,962 on Thursday, an official from the Health Department said. He said 174 of the 210 new cases were detected in quarantine centres and 36 were local contact …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 5,752 with 282 new infections 24 Jun 2020 07:43 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's COVID-19 tally increased to 5,752 on Wednesday as 282 new cases, included that of eight NDRF personnel, were reported from 17 districts of the state, a Health Department official said. Of the 282 fresh cases, 256 were …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 death toll rises to 12 20 Jun 2020 19:36 Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 death toll increased to 12 in Odisha after a 60-year old male from the Puri district succumbed to the virus, said the health department on Saturday. “Regret to report the death of a 60-year old Covid positive male of Puri district …
  • Record 237 single-day corona recoveries in Odisha (Ld) 20 Jun 2020 14:45 Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Odisha on Saturday reported a record recovery of 237 coronavirus patients in a single day, taking the total number of such patients to 3,534 in the state, the Health Department said. “The untiring efforts of our Covid Warriors …
  • Khorda district administration imposes 16-hour shutdown barring Bhubaneswar city 16 Jun 2020 10:33 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: After Ganjam, the Khorda district administration on Tuesday imposed 16-hour complete shutdown in most areas of the district excluding Bhubaneswar city following a sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said. Khordha Collector …
  • Odisha’s COVID-19 death toll rise to 8 05 Jun 2020 06:41 Bhubaneswar, June 5 (IANS) The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Odisha rose to eight after a 63-year-old male patient of Khordha district succumbed to the virus, informed the Health Department on Friday. He was a chronic patient of diabetes and other …
  • Coronavirus: Odisha CM urges people to follow govt. guidelines 05 Jun 2020 05:30 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a message on Thursday urged the people of Odisha to strictly follow the guidelines issued by the State government to emerge successful in the fight against COVID-19. Stating that infections were at its peak at present, he …
  • World Vision India & Standard Chartered Bank Join Hands to Help People Amidst the COVID 19 crisis 26 May 2020 00:37 A Corporate Partnership to Ensure Food Security to Underprivileged Children and Their Families World Vision India a grass root humanitarian organization, has partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to strengthen its COVID 19 relief response to restore 6000 …
  • Digital at Centurion University Takes Center Stage – Cutm.ac.in 23 May 2020 03:52 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. May 22, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- COVID19 pandemic has brought on immense challenges for everyone in more ways than one. As has been the case in earlier such …
  • Migrant workers walk hundreds of miles to try and reach Odisha from Tamil Nadu 21 May 2020 16:43 Weary yet with hope glistening in his eyes, Sivendu Suvram, a migrant worker has walked all the way from Tiruppur, and was planning to walk all the way to his home in Odisha, to take care of his aged mother. Mr. Suvram was stopped at a check post on the …
  • Super cyclone Amphan may weaken from this afternoon 19 May 2020 06:32 Super cyclone Amphan (pronounced as Um-Pun) has picked up speed and started moving to North-North-East, throwing hints that it would also weaken around in the process. India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects it to wind down back as an extremely …
  • Amphan to weaken in six hours, will make landfall as ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ 19 May 2020 04:47 NDRF in vulnerable villages around Dhamra.(Twitter/@gyana_r_das) Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to weaken into an ‘Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm’ within the next six hours, stated the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its statement issued at …
  • Cyclone Amphan very intense; has potential to wreak large-scale damage: IMD 18 May 2020 19:37 By PTI NEW DELHI: Cyclone Amphan is a very intense storm which can wreak large-scale damage, India Meteorological Department Director General M Mohapatra said on Monday. Amphan has intensified into a super cyclonic storm and is expected to make a landfall …
  • Odisha buses to pick up migrants on the road, drop them at inter-state borders 18 May 2020 18:40 To tide over this, the official said, a dynamic bus transit system has been started where police stations on highways and roads make migrants walking on foot and make them board buses to reach interstate borders. (Representational Image) With an increasing …
  • Cyclone Amphan: 10 NDRF, 15 ODRAF units positioned in coastal Odisha 17 May 2020 15:01 Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) As many as 10 NDRF teams and 15 ODRAF units have been pre-positioned in the coastal districts of Odisha to meet any eventuality due to the cyclone Amphan, said an official on Sunday. 20 teams of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force …
  • Covid Live: No passenger trains will run till June 30 14 May 2020 05:17 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman will address a Press Conference today, 14th May 2020, at 4 PM in New Delhi.… https://t.co/mbZup2DUVC— Ministry of Finance #StayHome #StaySafe (@FinMinIndia) …
  • Odisha declares Ganjam COVID-19 hotspot after 7 new cases. Check new red, green, orange zones list 07 May 2020 20:52 Image Source : PTI Odisha declares Ganjam district COVID-19 hotspot Odisha government on Thursday declared Ganjam district as COVID-19 red zone as seven fresh cases of coronavirus reported in the district. All the new patients had returned from Surat and …
  • One killed, 10 injured in bus-truck collision in Odisha 05 May 2020 06:55 Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others injured when a bus carrying 40 migrant labourers, collided with a fruit-laden truck on NH-16 near Kuhudi of Khordha district in Odisha early on Tuesday, police said. The mishap took place when …
  • Man on bus carrying migrants from Hyderabad to Odisha dies in accident 05 May 2020 05:11 One person was killed when a bus carrying Odia workers from Hyderabad met with an accident in Khordha district in Odisha early on Tuesday. Interactive map of confirmed coronavirus cases in India The incident occurred when the bus driver tried to evade a …
  • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India 01 May 2020 08:11 Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
  • COVID-19: A Re-start Button :: Maguni Charan Behera 24 Apr 2020 04:12 COVID-19: A Re-start Button Maguni Charan Behera * Today, the COVID-19 unleashing havoc everywhere, embracing all-rich and poor, powerful and weak- has made a shamble of the world all around us. Though it strikes a note of apparent pessimism, it holds key …
  • Containing the virus: Check out India's COVID-19 hotspots here 15 Apr 2020 23:21 By Online Desk Amongst the advisories following the lockdown extension till May 3, the Health Ministry on Tuesday announced that 170 COVID-19 hotspots have been identified in the country on the basis of number of cases and the rate at which they double in …
  • Major metros in hotspots list, Tamil Nadu tops with most 15 Apr 2020 20:58 New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) After extending the nationwide lockdown, the Union government on Wednesday released a list of 170 hotspot districts, which includes all six metros and various other large cities. The list includes all nine districts of national …
  • Orissa HC suspends hearing; orders closure of subordinate courts 23 Mar 2020 10:17 Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) In view of lockdown clamped in five districts and eight towns for COVID-19, Orissa High Court on Monday directed to suspend hearings till March 31. The cases listed on March 23 have been suspended and no further listing will be …
  • Covid-19: States ready with aid and containment measures 21 Mar 2020 16:35 Noida/New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government also announced that around 35 lakh labourers in the state would get Rs 1,000 each as financial aid and free ration for a month would be provided to 1.65 crore construction workers amid the coronavirus …
  • COVID19: Odisha announces lockdown in 5 districts, 8 towns 21 Mar 2020 12:10 Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday ordered lockdown of 40 per cent parts of the state including capital city Bhubaneswar for a week. The lockdown will be in force in five …
  • Two men trampled to death by elephant in Odisha village 18 Jan 2020 23:18 Two persons were trampled to death by an elephant in Odisha’s Khordha district on Friday night, taking the total human casualties in man-elephant conflict to 96. The figure is at an all-time high in a single year (April - March) in the State. The incident …
  • CESU warns: Pay dues or go without power 11 Dec 2019 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) has asked defaulting consumers to pay their outstanding electricity bill by January 15 or face disconnection. “The power distribution utility will intensify its drive to …
  • Raid on 42 jewellery shops in Odisha in two years 20 Nov 2019 20:28 Raid on 42 jewellery shops in Odisha in two years  Raids were conducted at 42 jewellery shops in the past two years for cheating consumers in weight and measures across Odisha, said Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain here on Wednesday. …
  • Odisha approves Rs 1,753 cr investment proposals 16 Nov 2019 15:27 Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday approved six investment proposals envisaging an investment of Rs 1,753.82 crore. These proposals will create employment opportunities for 5,566 people. The proposals were approved in the 87th …
  • Incessant rain affects normal life in Odisha 24 Oct 2019 12:45 Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) Incessant rain triggered by a well-marked low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal threw normal life out of gear in several parts of Odisha on Thursday. The regional meteorological centre here issued red, orange and yellow …
  • Census 2021 pre-test run in completion mode (IANS Special) 26 Sep 2019 12:01 New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The pre-test recce of the first digital initiative under Census 2021 covering 75 districts across India is on completion mode and would finish its ongoing drill by the end of this month, preparing ground for detecting problems …
  • Ram Nath Kovind to visit Odisha, lay foundation for Paika memorial 24 Sep 2019 21:55 President Ram Nath Kovind President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Odisha’s Khordha district on September 27-28 to lay the foundation stone of a memorial dedicated to the 1817 Paika Rebellion against the British. The BJP had been demanding that the state …
  • Will send Indian into space by 2021: ISRO chief 21 Sep 2019 22:45 Khordha: Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) Chairperson K Sivan addresses during the 8th convocation of Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Bhubaneswar, at Argul in Khordha district, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (PTI Photo) (PTI9_21_2019_000146A) ISRO …
  • First Indian will be sent to space by our own rocket in 2021: ISRO chief K Sivan 21 Sep 2019 15:34 ISRO Chairperson K Sivan addresses during the 8th convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar, at Argul in Khordha district, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (PTI) India is moving ahead to meet its target of sending a man to space by December …
  • In Odisha, programme helps rural women turn entrepreneurs 09 Sep 2019 15:34 In Ghorodia village, SHG members read electricity meters and use their smartphones to generate bills and collect fees. “We no longer have to beg or steal from the men to pay tuition fee for our children,” says Samsa Begum, 34, as the women around her nod …
  • India: How Extension and Advisory Services Can Tackle Natural Disasters 05 Sep 2019 17:46 Mahesh Chander Natural calamities and disasters of various of varying magnitudes impact our lives. From April 26 to May 5, the cyclone Fani hit eastern Indian states, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, with winds as high as 215 km/h (three minutes …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding 05 Sep 2019 15:14 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • ‘Doubling teaching time, halving class time will help students’ 25 Aug 2019 21:41 Samir Ranjan Dash, Minister for School and Mass Education, Government of Odisha Soon after announcing the 5T (Transparency, Teamwork, Technology, Time and Transformation) action plan for higher education, the Odisha government has announced that it will …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 16 Aug 2019 10:41 Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi 14 Aug 2019 19:47 Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert 14 Aug 2019 12:26 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
  • Congress will not learn its lesson: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sonia Gandhi as party chief 11 Aug 2019 23:48 Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan. (Express file photo) A day after the Congress chose Sonia Gandhi as its interim president, BJP national vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday said the main …
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan to renew party membership from Odisha 08 Aug 2019 23:36 Shivraj Singh Chouhan At a time when the BJP is trying to boost its membership in Odisha, the BJP’s national vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be renewing his party membership by enrolling from the state’s …
  • After Fani, Odisha’s recovery needs at over Rs 29,000 crore: report 07 Aug 2019 22:29 Victims of Cyclone Fani queue up outside a relief material distribution centre, in Bhubaneswar. (PTI Photo/File) A report prepared by several international agencies released by the Odisha government has pegged the state’s recovery needs at Rs 29,315 …
  • Odisha government clears projects worth Rs 1,036.39 cr 06 Aug 2019 16:06 Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven investment proposals with an investment of Rs 1036.39 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 2,778 persons. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) …
  • Ruckus in Odisha House over rising crime against minors 23 Jul 2019 09:46 The Opposition members in the Odisha Assembly on Monday created ruckus demanding resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the issue of a large number of missing children and sexual assault on minor girls in the State. During zero hour, the members …
  • Odisha’s tourism sector loses Rs 732 crore in aftermath of Cyclone Fani 20 Jul 2019 06:12 A fisherman arranges his fishing net before venturing out into the sea, after Cyclone Fani made landfall, in Nadia district of West Bengal, Saturday, May 4, 2019. (PTI Photo/File) Odisha has lost around Rs 732 crore in the tourism sector in the last …
  • Rath Yatra: Three dead, several injured in different parts of Odisha 05 Jul 2019 05:39 Devotees pull the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balarama and Subhadra during the annual Rath Yatra, in Puri, Thursday. (PTI) At least two people died during Rath Yatra festivities in Odisha’s Jajpur district Thursday as a chariot caught fire upon snagging an …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Centre rescues ten Indian workers stranded in Dubai 27 Jun 2019 07:01 The workers reached New Delhi on Tuesday night and met Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Wednesday. (Twitter/Dharmendra Pradhan) Nine workers from Odisha and one from Bihar, who were reportedly stuck in poor working …
  • Odisha comes up with a flood atlas, aided by satellite imagery 22 Jun 2019 17:28 Odisha has come out with a unique flood hazard atlas on the basis of historic flood inundation captured through satellite imagery over the period from 2001 to 2018, which is expected to help the State manage floods more efficiently. The National Remote …
  • Odisha announces Class 12 Arts, Commerce results 21 Jun 2019 12:45 Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Odisha Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Friday announced the Class 12 board results of Arts, Commerce and Vocational streams. The total pass percentage in the Arts stream stood at 65.89, Commerce stream 70.26 …
  • Odisha govt releases additional amount of Rs 123.90 cr for Cyclone Fani assistance 13 Jun 2019 04:42 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 13, 2019, 8:20 am IST Updated: Jun 13, 2019, 8:29 am IST Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has released an amount of Rs 123.90 crore to the collectors of Puri, Khordha and Cuttack districts which were …
  • Environments' devastation: Follow on enforced by Fani 05 Jun 2019 13:48 Efforts are on to heal the wound given by the severe cyclonic storm Fani. The damages are being assessed, estimated, memorandum written, relief works started in a tardy pace. Plans for the rehabilitation and reconstruction will be drawn. But, the …
  • India: Americares India Responds to #CycloneFani in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 06:51 Americares is responding to the extremely severe Cyclone Fani that made landfall at Odisha Coast around 8:40 am on May 3rd. 14 districts have been affected by Fani, including Cuttack, Khordha, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur and Puri. 64 deaths have been reported so …
  • Many schools, colleges were damaged in cyclone 'Fani' in Odisha 28 May 2019 18:12 [India], May 13 (ANI): A number of schools and colleges have been badly affected by cyclone Fani in the state and the government is taking all steps to ensure the situation returns to normalcy soon, said Sanjaya Singh, Secretary, Information and Public …
  • India: Odisha FANI cyclone Assessment Report 26 May 2019 06:49 Introduction Indian Red Cross society National headquarters deployed the Assessment Team to the state of Odisha on 8th May for assessing the needs of the extremely severe cyclone Fani affected population; following is the details of the situation Report …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: ‘How will I keep my wife and small kids safe’ 25 May 2019 07:39 “Above all, the major concern is we do not have any shelter over our head. I am in tension where and how will I keep my wife with small kids safe. The government shelter homes are overcrowded and there is no enough space to accommodate.”, expresses Mr. K. …
  • GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha 16 May 2019 15:57 Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) The Central government has extended the deadlines for various Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers registered in cyclone-hit Odisha, an official said on Thursday. State Information and Public Relations Secretary …
  • "Cyclone-Hit Odisha To Get 1,000 Kilo-Litre Kerosene": Dharmendra Pradhan 13 May 2019 10:39 Government has ensured sufficient supplies of petrol, diesel and LPG to cylone fani-hit Odisha New Delhi: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per request …
  • Pradhan promises supply of 1,000 kilo-litre kerosene to cyclone-hit Odisha 13 May 2019 08:07 [India], May 13 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per a request made by state chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. …
  • Odisha: Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 64 13 May 2019 02:53 [India], May 13 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Khordha (9), …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:48 Cyclone Fani which made landfall in Puri district on May 3 left a trail of destruction in the state. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official …
  • Death-toll due to 'Fani' touches 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:36 [India], May 11 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Cuttack (6), …
  • Cyclone Fani: Officers hold review meeting, provide food in affected areas of Odisha 10 May 2019 21:47 [India], May 11 (ANI): Odisha Information and Public Relations secretary said that the government has provided enough food to the cyclone-affected districts Puri and Khordha. "We have given around 3500 quintals of dry food in Puri and Khordha …
  • Cyclone-Hit Odisha State on Recovery Path, Says India’s Disaster Relief Chief 08 May 2019 14:52 Interviews 17:05 08.05.2019(updated 17:31 08.05.2019) Get short URL India’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) says that it has deployed 44 teams to actively monitor ongoing relief and rehabilitation measures in the country’s eastern state of Odisha …
  • Fani aftermath: Death toll reaches 34, CM Patnaik announces three-pronged plan for affected districts 06 May 2019 11:38 On Twitter CM @Naveen_Odisha also pledged that “loss of crops, animal resources and fisheries will be assessed and compensated for. Tree plantation will be taken up in mission mode after relief and restoration work is completed”. Odisha Chief Minister …
  • 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 …
  • 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)
  • 3 killed, 9 injured as truck hits auto-rickshaw in Odisha 17 Sep 2020 07:21 Image Source : PTI/ FILE PHOTO 3 killed, 9 injured as truck hits auto-rickshaw in Odisha Three persons were killed and nine others injured when an auto-rickshaw carrying them was hit by a truck in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday, police …
  • Odisha reports record 4,198 new COVID cases, 11 fresh fatalities 15 Sep 2020 17:45 Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday as 4,198 more people, including state BJP chief Samir Mohanty, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. The fresh infections have pushed the state’s …
  • Odisha records 4,198 Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike so far  14 Sep 2020 13:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 4,198 coronavirus positive cases and 11 more fatalities on Monday, pushing the state’s Covid tally to 1,55,005 and death toll to 690. Of the new infections, 2,476 were in …
  • Anxious about not clearing NEET, Odisha girl dies by suicide 14 Sep 2020 11:50 Image Source : PTI Anxious about not clearing NEET, Odisha girl dies by suicide An 18-year-old medical aspirant died by suicide in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, apparently because she was anxious about the result of the National Entrance cum …
  • Inter-religious group in Odisha feeding mentally challenged poor people 14 Sep 2020 11:06 Sep 14, 2020, 03:28PM ISTSource: ANIIt’s been said that kindness costs nothing but means everything... Several examples of kindness can be witnessed in nooks and corners of the country, thus strengthening the common bond shared by citizens of different …
  • Home isolation blues for COVID patients in Odisha 13 Sep 2020 08:48 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Covid-19 patients in home isolation are fighting a twin battle - one with the virus and the other with the system that is supposed to absorb their stress, fears and concerns by facilitating support if they develop …
  • Daily wager sells cow to buy smart phone for daughter in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 13 Sep 2020 06:52 Express News Service BARIPADA: With classes going online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 48-year-old Ganeshwar Jena, a daily wager of tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district, did not let poverty come in way of his daughter’s education. He sold his only cow to …
  • Villagers bid tearful adieu to martyr Sudhir Tudu 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service BARIPADA: TEARS have not stopped rolling down Jamuna Tudu’s eyes ever since she received the news of her son Sudhir Kumar Tudu’s martyrdom. Mortal remains of the 28-year-old SOG jawan were brought to his birthplace San Badhadua …
  • 3,996 new corona cases in Odisha, another Minister tests +ive 11 Sep 2020 08:43 Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) As many as 3,996 more persons, including a Minister, tested coronavirus positive in the last 24 hours in Odisha, taking the state’s total cases to 1,43,117, an official said on Friday. This is the highest single-day spike in the …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Two SOG commandos killed fighting Maoists in Odisha's Kalahandi district 10 Sep 2020 18:24 The martyrs were identified as Sudhir Kumar Tudu (28) and Debashish Sethy (27), both commandos of the special operation group (SOG), a specialized anti-Naxal force of the state policeBHUBANESWAR: An anti-Maoist operation that led to the elimination of five …
  • Five Maoists killed in encounter in Odisha's Kalahandi 10 Sep 2020 12:11 The exchange of fire started around 11 am on Wednesday and lasted for about half an hour Bhubaneswar: Two security personnel lost their lives in the gunfight with Maoists in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said on Thursday. Five Maoists were also …
  • Two jawans killed in gunfight with Maoists in Odisha 10 Sep 2020 08:04 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Two Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans were killed in an exchange of fire with the Maoists in a forest on the Kalahandi-Kandhamal border, said police on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Sudhir Kumar Tudu ( …
  • ‘Alternate study helped 96 per cent high school students’ 09 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The ST & SC Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department on Tuesday claimed that the alternate learning and mentorship programme (ALMP) has helped 96 per cent students (from Class 10 and 12).  The …
  • Covid-19: Strengthening rural jobs scheme critical to address migrant woes 08 Sep 2020 05:39 To generate livelihood opportunities for the millions of migrant workers who returned to their villages during the COVID-19-induced lockdown and stem distress migration in the future, the government will need to strengthen its rural jobs scheme, the …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports yet another highest single-day spike of 3861 cases 07 Sep 2020 11:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday reported its biggest single-day spike of 3,861 Covid-19 cases and 10 more fatalities, a day after it took a place among the top-six states which have been fueling India's case tally in the recent …
  • Odisha among top six states fuelling India’s COVID tally 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Posting its highest single-day spike of 3,810 new infections, Odisha on Sunday took a place among the top-six states that have been fueling India’s COVID tally for the last few days.  The total number of cases in the …
  • No vegetable crop damage assessment yet, Odisha farmers fume 07 Sep 2020 04:04 By Express News Service BALASORE/BARIPADA: Strong resentment is brewing among farmers of the flood-hit areas of Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts, as the district administration has not come forward to either assess their damage or provide assistance …
  • 3,810 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Take Odisha's Tally To 1,24,031, Death Toll Mounts To 546 06 Sep 2020 17:16 Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Sunday as 3,810 more people tested positive for the infection, while eight fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 546, a health official said. The fresh …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 1.16 lakh, 90,331 recovered 05 Sep 2020 05:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases as Odisha reported 3,267 new infections from all districts with Khurda, Puri, Keonjhar and Sonepur witnessing single-day biggest spike pushing the tally to 1,16,678.  The death toll …
  • Baripada BJP MLA held for ‘assaulting’ engineer of Tribal development agency, granted bail 05 Sep 2020 05:31 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Mayurbhanj Police on Friday arrested local BJP MLA Prakash Soren for allegedly manhandling an engineer of the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) the evening before during a review meeting. According to the …
  • Odisha BJP MLA arrested for assault on engineer, released on bail 04 Sep 2020 21:14 By PTI BARIPADA: A BJP legislator of Odisha, Prakash Soren was arrested on Friday for allegedly abusing and physically assaulting an assistant executive engineer at the Circuit House here and was later released on bail, police said. Soren, MLA from …
  • Odisha BJP MLA arrested for thrashing ITDA employee 04 Sep 2020 18:58 Based on the complaint, the accused MLA has been booked under IPC sections 341 (Punishment for wrongful restraint)BJP MLA from Baripada, Prakash Soren, was arrested by the Mayurbhanj police on Friday for allegedly thrashing an assistant executive engineer …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as Odisha COVID-19 tally nears 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as COVID-19 cases near 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Maharashtra: Over 93,000 cattle infected with lumpy skin disease in state 02 Sep 2020 23:29 Written by Atikh Rashid | Pune | Published: September 3, 2020 3:12:16 am The virus strain currently active in Maharashtra is said to have about 20 per cent morbidity and about 1 per cent mortality rate. ( Photo by Hasib Shaikh)LUMPY Skin Disease (LSD), an …
  • Odisha sees 3,205 fresh COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths 02 Sep 2020 05:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: THE State saw 3,025 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 1,06,561 and toll to 556 on Tuesday. Khurda continued to top the State tally with 666 new infections followed by Cuttack ( …
  • Heavy rain forecast in eight districts of Odisha 31 Aug 2020 04:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as flash floods ravaged many parts of Odisha, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast heavy rainfall at isolated places in eight districts on Tuesday. However, with no system over the Bay of Bengal …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • Flood Threat In Mahanadi Adds To Woes Of Odisha 29 Aug 2020 11:43 While floods in rivers Budhabalanga, Subarnarekha, Brahmani and Baitarani have already played havoc in vast areas in the northern districts of the state, incessant rains in the upper catchment areas have raised the spectre of floods in the downstream of …
  • National Sports Day: Prez to honour 60 athletes 29 Aug 2020 05:57 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates President Ram Nath Kovind virtually confers the National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020. https://t.co/f0VZoDoz9y— ANI (@ANI) 1598680174000 Kiren Rijiju defends govt's decision to confer …
  • Bhubaneswar COVID-19 cases cross 9,000 mark 29 Aug 2020 04:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Covid-19 tally of the State Capital crossed the 9,000 mark, 48 hours after going past 8,000, in the fastest two-day surge as blatant violation of safety guidelines and social distancing norms kept the Bhubaneswar …
  • Coastal Odisha bracing for flood 28 Aug 2020 19:53 With the upper catchment of the Mahanadi, Odisha’s largest river, receiving heavy rain for past two days, coastal districts in the State are bracing for heavy floods. According to State Water Resource Department, the upper catchment of the Mahanadi, which …
  • Heavy rains in Odisha create flood-like situation in many districts 28 Aug 2020 11:06 Share0 Heavy rainfall in Odisha continued to wreak havoc in the state, creating flood-like situation in many districts with as many as 7 lives lost while 2 having gone missing in the last three days. Giving details of the prevailing situation, Special …
  • Odisha farmers fear loss with crops inundated 28 Aug 2020 05:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As fear of flood looms large in several districts with water flowing over danger level and rivers inundating farmlands, farmers are fearing crop loss.The State is experiencing incessant rainfall since Tuesday due to …
  • Serious cyberattack at Tesla factory: Musk 28 Aug 2020 04:31 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Rajnath Singh to induct Rafales on Sept 10, French Defence Minister also invited for event Odisha: Total 20 sluice gates have been opened at the Hirakud reservoir The water level at the reservoir is at 624.27 ft. …
  • Major rivers in spate in Odisha, 7,000 people evacuated 28 Aug 2020 02:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Several districts faced a low to medium intensity flood even as the State Government on Thursday evacuated over 7,000 people from low lying areas and rain-related death toll rose to eight. Four major rivers - Baitarani …
  • 3 dead as Odisha faces flood-like situation 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Many districts in Odisha are facing a flood-like situation as incessant rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal battered the state. While low-lying areas including paddy fields have been submerged and …
  • Rain fury: Woman dies in wall collapse another swept away in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 27 Aug 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Heavy rains for the last two days wreaked havoc in Mayurbhanj, inundating vast tracts of land and upending lives across the district. An elderly woman was killed and her 25-year-old daughter seriously injured after the …
  • Forest dwellers in Odisha's Mayurbhanj sell dry sal lives to get by 09 Aug 2020 02:24 By Express News Service BARIPADA: There seems to be no end to the sufferings of forest dwellers of Mayurbhanj district, who make a living by collecting and selling minor produce like dry sal leaves.  Closure of restaurants, roadside eateries and weekly …
  • Porous borders between Balasore, Mayurbhanj districts spark coronavirus panic 21 Jul 2020 07:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Residents of many villages of Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts sharing borders with West Bengal and Jharkhand are living in anxiety and fear of Covid-19 after the administration removed barricades and opened major routes …
  • Odisha: Mayurbhanj's Rajmata dies aged 94 13 Jul 2020 20:00 Bharati Rajya Laxmi Devi BHUBANESWAR: Rajmata of Mayurbhanj, Bharati Rajya Laxmi Devi, passed away on Sunday at the age of 94 at The Belgadia Palace in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. She was born on February 8, 1927, to King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah …
  • Forest dept rescues copper headed trinket snake in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj 14 Jun 2020 02:11 Jun 14, 2020, 06:00AM ISTSource: ANIA rare ‘copper headed trinket snake’ was rescued by the forest department officials in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. They rescued the snake with the help of locals on June 12. It was rescued from the district collector’s …
  • Acid thrown on sleeping mentally-ill man in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district 09 Jun 2020 05:00 By Express News Service BARIPADA: In a shocking incident, a mentally-challenged person sustained serious burn injuries after unidentified miscreants poured acid on him while he was sleeping in Jadida village within Kaptipada police limits in Mayurbhanj …
  • Softshell turtle rescued by forest dept in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj 03 Jun 2020 02:47 Jun 03, 2020, 05:30AM ISTSource: ANIA softshell turtle was rescued by the forest department officials in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. They rescued the Trionychidae with the help of locals on June 01. Softshell turtle is one of the rare species of turtle. …
  • Odisha coronavirus: Two more test +ve in Mayurbhanj, tally 11 17 May 2020 06:54 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The district on Saturday reported two more Covid-19 cases from Pingu panchayat in Kaptipada block and Baripada Municipality area. The persons had returned from Surat and West Bengal.  The first patient, a 16-year-old boy, …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Three more positive cases in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 10 May 2020 04:35 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Panic gripped residents of Pingu panchayat in Mayurbhanj district after three more Surat returnees tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday. The three patients aged 20, 26 and 30 were lodged in temporary Covid care centres …
  • Lightning claims lives of six people in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Sundargarh 25 Apr 2020 03:09 By Express News Service BARIPADA: At least four persons of Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts and two of Sundargarh died when lightning struck them during a Nor’wester on Friday.  While three of them -  Jamini Mohanta, Dibyashankar Mohanta and Kaushik …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: Mayurbhanj cops given face shields 13 Apr 2020 15:37
  • Odisha's Mayurbhanj villages in dark on coronavirus 16 Mar 2020 06:25 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Subhani Tudu of Bhagbatpur village has not been sending her six-year-old son Sameer to the local anganwandi centre for the last couple of days. Sameer says the centre was closed but neither he nor his father know why. At a …
  • Chief Secretary reviews development plans in Mayurbhanj 21 Dec 2019 01:54 By Express News Service BARIPADA: All development projects being executed in five blocks of Mayurbhanj district under Odisha Mineral Bearing Area Development Corporation (OMBADC) funds will be completed within one and half years, said Chief Secretary Asit …
  • Witchcraft violence continues unabated in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 10 Dec 2019 02:06 Express News Service BARIPADA: The State Government’s efforts to end witchcraft violence seem to have not yielded the desired result in Mayurbhanj district where such incidents continue to occur at alarming regularity.   On Sunday, a 42-year-old woman was …
  • Raped a month back, lecturer in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district commits suicide 02 Dec 2019 04:55 By Express News Service BARIPADA: A woman lecturer, who was allegedly raped by one of her relatives, ‘committed suicide’ on Saturday night, a month after police failed to take action against the accused. The incident prompted Mayrubhanj SP Parmar Smit …
  • Odisha: Snake rescued from house in Mayurbhanj 28 Oct 2019 12:30
  • Bridge collapse disrupts link to three panchayats of Mayurbhanj district 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Road communication to three panchayats of Mayurbhanj district was disrupted after a bridge over Gangadhar river collapsed due to incessant rains on Wednesday. Locals alleged that the old bridge at Chatrama-Badasatsol, just …
  • Man found snake inside parcel in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj 27 Aug 2019 02:51 26 Aug 2019, 04:20PM ISTSource: ANIA person found a poisonous snake inside a courier parcel while unpacking it in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. Locals got panicked after seeing snake in the parcel. The person, who received the parcel, informed the Forest …
  • 5.5-Feet Cobra Found Inside Parcel, Rescued By Forest Department In Odisha's Mayurbhanj District 26 Aug 2019 14:14 A Cobra snake who was found in a parcel sent through courier service, was rescued by the forest department in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on Monday. The snake, a 5.5 feet deadly cobra came through a courier service in ward number 5 of Rairangpur area in …
  • Elephant herd enters village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj, destroys huts and crops 13 Aug 2019 03:43 13 Aug 2019, 08:47AM ISTSource: ANIA herd of elephants strayed into a village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj. Wild elephants destroyed crops and few huts in the area. Locals alleged that there is lack of vigilance from forest departments. Terrified locals demand …
  • 17-Month-Old Baby Girl Raped By Relative In Odisha's Mayurbhanj 09 Jul 2019 05:40 A baby girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Odisha's Mayurbhanj. (Representational Image) Mayurbhanj, Odisha: A 17-month-old baby girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Mayurbhanj district on the evening of July 5, police said. The girl was …
  • Four killed, three injured as bus rams into truck in Mayurbhanj 29 Jun 2019 04:03 By Express News Service BARIPADA (ODISHA): At least four persons were killed and three others sustained critical injuries in a road mishap on National Highway 18 in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. Police sources said the mishap took place near Agria under …
  • Odisha: Locals shave head of couple in Mayurbhanj’s Mandua village 25 Jun 2019 14:19 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 25, 2019, 6:37 pm IST Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 6:37 pm IST Mayurbhanj (Odisha): Locals of Mayubhanj’s Mandua village on June 22 allegedly mistreated a couple and shaved their heads after finding out about …
  • Mayurbhanj faces scarcity of clean drinking water 02 Jun 2019 08:43 One villager said, ‘Sometimes we see insects in the water we collect. We want govt to give us tubewells so that we get clean groundwater.’  Last year in November, the Odisha government had declared drought of moderate and severe nature in 19 districts of …
  • One well for 600 villagers in Mayurbhanj district 17 May 2019 13:04 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Water crisis in rural areas of Mayurbhanj district has deepened in various areas as the mercury soars by the day. The crisis is acute in Wards  1, 5 and 6 of Patpur village of Talapada panchayat under Badasahi block. A …
  • 500 policemen exercise their franchise via postal ballots in Mayurbhanj 26 Apr 2019 18:51 [India], Apr 26 (ANI): More than 500 policemen deployed in election duty exercised their franchise for the ongoing Lok Sabha polls through postal ballot system here on Friday. Cops were given an opportunity to cast their votes at Reserve police field as …
  • PC culture delayed projects in Mayurbhanj, alleges Tudu 21 Apr 2019 06:53 By Express News Service  An electrical engineer in Odisha Hydro Power Corporation, Bisweswar Tudu took VRS to fight the General Elections as BJP Parliamentary constituency candidate from Mayurbhanj this time. A political novice, he is pitted against BJD …
  • JMM to field Anjani Soren from Mayurbhanj 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Shibu Soren’s daughter Anjani will contest from Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha constituency, the party’s Central Working president Hemant Soren said. The candidature of Anjani, Hemant Soren’s …
  • Ticket seekers step up efforts in Mayurbhanj 07 Mar 2019 04:55 Express News Service BARIPADA: With the General Elections drawing closer, ticket aspirants for Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha seat have stepped up campaigning through banners, posters, hoardings and social media platforms to remain politically relevant till the …
  • Class 6 student found 5-month pregnant in Mayurbhanj district 08 Feb 2019 06:42 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Tension ran high in Morada area of Mayurbhanj district after a Class VI student of a Mahanpur Government residential school for SC and ST children was found five months pregnant. The accused is a 14-year-old student of the …
  • Village in Odisha's Mayurbhanj facing lack of basic amenities for survival 25 Jan 2019 02:48 [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Development is still a far cry for more than 700 villagers of a village in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. As claimed by villagers, the village is facing lack of basic amenities for survival.  One of the villagers, …
  • Stir hits courts in Mayurbhanj 18 Jan 2019 02:49 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Activities in all judicial courts in Mayurbhanj district were paralysed on Thursday as lawyers took out a procession here demanding establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Baripada. Mayurbhanj District …
  • Santhals pray for forefathers at Mayurbhanj’s Baruni Ghat 17 Jan 2019 02:38 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Thousands of Santhals on Wednesday immersed the mortal remains of their dead family members at Baruni Ghat, the confluence of Budhabalanga, Jarali and Sarali rivers, in Mayurbhanj district. This is a part of the three-day …
  • Elephant dies of electrocution in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 16 Nov 2018 13:07 Nov 16, 2018, 15:24 ISTSource: ANIIn yet another unfortunate incident, an elephant died of electrocution in Odisha's Mayurbhanj. The adult elephant died after coming in contact with 11 kW wire. The elephant was under the jurisdiction of the Simlipal …
  • Mayurbhanj: Doctors forced to treat patients under candlelight 25 Sep 2018 15:36 Sep 25, 2018, 17:30 ISTSource: TNNDoctors in a hospital in Odisha's Mayurbhanj are being forced to dispense medical treatment to patients using candles and flashlights, risking the lives of many, due to an acute crisis of power in the area. The reason …
  •  Mayurbhanj district activists detains two tuskers to protest against their relocation 04 Jul 2018 02:36 By Express News Service BARIPADA:  Activists of Mayurbhanj district unit of Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) detained two trained tuskers who were on their way to Satkosia Tiger Reserve at Phulbandh Chowk, around 27 km from Jashipur, in protest …
  • Witchcraft spreads its vicious tentacles in Mayurbhanj, Balasore 24 Jun 2018 01:24 Express News Service BARIPADA: Witchcraft, a superstitious practice, has become a matter of grave concern in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts. Two such sorcery related cases highlight the vicious grip of the practice in the rural tribal areas where people …
  • Rain brings little relief in Mayurbhanj  21 Jun 2018 01:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Despite hopes that thundershowers would help end a raging heat wave in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district, the rain brought only limited relief on Wednesday.  The day temperature has been ranging from 40 to 42 degree …
  • Elephant-man tussle unabated in Mayurbhanj 25 Apr 2018 01:57 Image used for representational purpose. (Express File Photo) BARIPADA: People in the interior pockets of Baripada sadar of Mayurbhanj district had been living in fear after one person was reportedly killed in attack by an elephant. Bisu Dehuri allies Sibu …
  • Watch: Rare 17-feet king cobra rescued from Mayurbhanj 15 Apr 2018 01:42
  • Trainee Pilot Injured As IAF Trainer Jet Crashes In Odisha's Mayurbhanj 20 Mar 2018 12:20 A Hawk aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday afternoon during a routine training sortie after taking off from Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal. The trainee pilot, who has been injured in the accident, has  …
  • Indian Air Force plane crashes near Jharkhand border in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, pilots injured 20 Mar 2018 11:14 An Indian Air Force plane crashed near the Odisha-Jharkhand border after taking off from Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal, official sources said. As per reports, severely injured pilots have been rushed to a nearby hospital. According to Jamshedpur Senior …
  • Crafts, food & more at Mayurbhanj fest 15 Mar 2018 19:34 STAGE SET: Actor Uttam Mohanty (centre) and other delegates release the Mayurbhanj Festival brochure in Bhubaneswar. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar: A replica of Jwalamukhi Temple, one of the 51 shakti peeths of Goddess Shakti, located in Mayurbhanj, …
  • Denied hearse, tribal carries son’s body for 10 kilometres in Mayurbhanj 11 Mar 2018 01:51 BARIPADA: In a sordid re-run of the story of Dana Majhi, who had to walk a 10-km distance shouldering the body of his wife sparking off widespread outrage, a tribal man from Mayurbhanj district carried his dead son to Baripada bus stand as he was unable to …
  • Elephants destroy 12 houses, consume paddy in Mayurbhanj district 05 Mar 2018 00:12 A damaged house in Bijatala block of Mayurbhanj district | EPS BARIPADA: A herd of five elephants went on the rampage in Bijatala block of Mayurbhanj district in the last two days and destroyed 12 houses and a primary school. The elephants also ate up …
  • Mayurbhanj girl’s death not related to MR vaccine: Govt 09 Feb 2018 23:08 BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Friday denied that the five-year-old girl of Khunta area in Mayurbhanj district died due to complications following administration of Measles and Rubella vaccine. Jyotsna Mallick, daughter of Sanjay Mallick of …
  • Odisha: Mentally challenged girl raped in Mayurbhanj district 08 Feb 2018 06:23 The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim's father filed a complaint against three people from the village. Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha's Mayurbhanj …
  • Mentally challenged girl raped in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 08 Feb 2018 04:37 Mayurbhanj: A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim's father filed a complaint against three people from the village out of …
  • Odisha: Mentally challenged girl raped by father’s friend in Mayurbhanj district 08 Feb 2018 04:14 Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim’s father filed a complaint against three people from the village out …
  • Fake currency racket busted in Mayurbhanj, student held 03 Feb 2018 01:42 Tarun Kumar Jena BARIPADA: Rashgobindpur police of Mayurbhanj district on Friday claimed to have busted a fake currency racket with the arrest of a college student. Counterfeit notes worth Rs 2 lakhs were also seized by the cops. The arrested was …
  • Jharkhand Police raids poacher's house in Mayurbhanj, seizes animal bone and Rs 14 lakh 17 Jan 2018 12:25 BARIPADA: A team of Jharkhand police on Wednesday seized animal bones alongside cash worth Rs 14 lakh during a search at the house of a wildlife smuggler in Mayurbhanj's Padampur village located within Jashipur police limits. The team which raided the …
  • Jumbos wreak havoc in both Mayurbhanj and Balasore 07 Dec 2017 05:10 BARIPADA: Forest officials are facing a tough task to drive away the herd of elephants which has now broken up into small groups and is wreaking havoc in paddy fields of both Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts.The elephants are coming out from the deep …
  • Mayurbhanj tribals seek GST relief on Sal leaves 27 Nov 2017 04:13 BARIPADA:The imposition of Goods and Service Tax (GST) on Sal leaves has taken a toll on the livelihood of forest dwellers in Mayurbhanj district. The new tax regime has affected both the buyers and sellers who now have to pay `5 as GST for Sal leaves …
  • Jumbo scare in Mayurbhanj 24 Nov 2017 18:52 ELEPHANTINE PROBLEM: File picture of jumbos at a forest in Odisha Baripada: Residents of Mayurbhanj district and wildlife personnel are spending sleepless nights because of jumbo menace. Several herds of elephant have been wrecking havoc in Rairangpur for …
  • Sorcery suspicion claims two minors’ lives in Odisha's Mayurbhanj 23 Jul 2017 06:27 Image for representational purpose only. BARIPADA: Bodies of two minor boys, who had been missing along with their mother since Tuesday, were found from a mango orchard of a village in Mayurbhanj district on Friday evening. Sorcery is suspected to be the …
  • Four killed, two hurt by lightning in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district 07 Jul 2017 14:48 For representational purpose BARIPADA: At least four persons were killed and two women sustained burn injuries due to lightning at two separate places in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The incidents took place at Tikarpada under Baripada Sadar police …
  • Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting govt official 16 May 2017 03:27 BARIPADA (ODISHA): A Baripada court today remanded BJP Mayurbhanj district president and three other leaders to judicial custody in connection with a case of assault on a government official. Mayurbhanj district sessions judge Pramod Kumar Jena rejected …
  • Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting government official 15 May 2017 12:05 By: PTI | Baripada | Published:May 15, 2017 4:39 pm A Baripada court today remanded BJP Mayurbhanj district president and three other leaders to judicial custody in connection with a case of assault on a government official. Mayurbhanj district sessions …
  • Five killed as tractor, bus collide in Mayurbhanj; locals seek compensation 04 Apr 2017 13:52 BHUBANESWAR: Five persons were killed and over 15 injured when a bus collided head-on with a tractor in Dalki village near Kherna forests of Mayurbhanj on Tuesday. The incident occurred at around 11:30 am when the bus traveling from Jashipur to Badampahad …
  • Sights and flavours of Mayurbhanj 09 Jan 2017 10:27 A dancer performs at  Mayurbhanj Utsav in Bhubaneswar. Telegraph picture   Bhubaneswar, Jan. 8: From delicious food and fascinating tribal dance recitals to soaking in Makar revelry, the three-day Mayurbhanj Utsav was a hit. The annual festival, organised …
  • Tata Power, India Power Corporation submit bids for three discoms in Odisha 16 Sep 2020 18:28 Odisha, which recently offered three of its power distribution companies (discoms) for privatisation, has received bids from Tata Power and India Power Corporation Ltd. The bids were called earlier this year for Western, Southern and Northern Electricity …
  • Odisha reports record 4,198 new COVID cases, 11 fresh fatalities 15 Sep 2020 17:45 Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday as 4,198 more people, including state BJP chief Samir Mohanty, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. The fresh infections have pushed the state’s …
  • Odisha records 4,198 Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike so far  14 Sep 2020 13:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 4,198 coronavirus positive cases and 11 more fatalities on Monday, pushing the state’s Covid tally to 1,55,005 and death toll to 690. Of the new infections, 2,476 were in …
  • This Divisional Forest Officer dived by example to expose timber smugglers 12 Sep 2020 04:55 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: This young Divisional Forest Officer not only displayed courage and immense intelligence, he also led by great example. Meet D Dhanraj Hanumant, the 2016 batch IFS officer, the DFO of Nayagarh who jumped into a pond to …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha JEE exam 2020: Govt yet to take decision on schedule 08 Sep 2020 07:09 BHUBANESWAR: The state government is yet to take any decision regarding examination schedule of Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) this year. Candidates are in a state of confusion about the entrance examinations. Normally OJEE is conducted after the …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports yet another highest single-day spike of 3861 cases 07 Sep 2020 11:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday reported its biggest single-day spike of 3,861 Covid-19 cases and 10 more fatalities, a day after it took a place among the top-six states which have been fueling India's case tally in the recent …
  • Odisha’s record single-day spike of 3,861 corona cases 07 Sep 2020 07:56 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha reported a record single-day spike of 3,861 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 1,27,832 cases, the Health Department said on Monday. Ten more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as Odisha COVID-19 tally nears 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as COVID-19 cases near 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Odisha floods: Fire service team rescues woman and her newborn in Nayagarh 31 Aug 2020 10:07 Aug 31, 2020, 02:19PM ISTSource: ANINayagarh fire service team rescued a woman and her newborn baby who were stranded in flood-affected Chamundia village and shifted them to a hospital. Flood situation worsened in Odisha on August 30 as several districts …
  • Odisha floods: Ex-MLA Siddhartha Sekhar Singh visits affected areas in Khandapara 31 Aug 2020 06:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Former Khandapara MLA Siddhartha Sekhar Singh visited different flood affected areas of Khandapara and Bhapur blocks in Nayagarh district to hear the grievances of the people. Stating that farmers have been affected …
  • Heavy rain forecast in eight districts of Odisha 31 Aug 2020 04:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as flash floods ravaged many parts of Odisha, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast heavy rainfall at isolated places in eight districts on Tuesday. However, with no system over the Bay of Bengal …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Water-level of Mahanadi river rises, 44 sluice gates of Hirakud Dam opened 29 Aug 2020 10:28 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: As the water level of swollen Mahanadi river rose menacingly creating flood situation in parts of Odisha on Saturday following heavy downpour in its upper catchment areas in Chhattisgarh, 44 sluice gates of the Hirakud Dam were opened, …
  • Odisha: Mahanadi keeps rising, rescue teams deployed amid flood fear 29 Aug 2020 10:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the water level in the Mahanadi river system kept rising, the state government alerted the district administrations to be prepared to tackle the situation. Meanwhile, the government deployed NDRF, ODRAF, and …
  • Over 4.15 lakh affected, medium flood in Mahanadi feared 29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Over 4.15 lakh people in 10 districts of Odisha have been hit by floods in major rivers as the State Government evacuated over 18,500 people from the low lying areas by Friday. More than 3.83 lakh people have been …
  • Odisha sounds another flood alert as heavy rains swell Mahanadi 28 Aug 2020 11:16 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A medium intensity flood is anticipated in the Mahanadi river system following heavy rains in the upper catchment areas during the last 24 hours. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) PK Jena said collectors of all …
  • Major rivers in spate in Odisha, 7,000 people evacuated 28 Aug 2020 02:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Several districts faced a low to medium intensity flood even as the State Government on Thursday evacuated over 7,000 people from low lying areas and rain-related death toll rose to eight. Four major rivers - Baitarani …
  • COVID-19 lockdown impact: Bhubaneswar sees 45 per cent spike in suicide cases 25 Aug 2020 07:43 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A 27-year-old man of Unit IX area of Bhubaneswar went missing last Thursday and a few hours later, his body was retrieved from Daya river. Police investigation revealed the man - an engineer in New Delhi - had returned to …
  • Odisha reports 2,949 fresh Covid cases, state tally crosses 80,000-mark 24 Aug 2020 10:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In yet another surge, Odisha reported 2,949 more cases in the last 24 hours pushing the Covid-19 tally beyond 80,000-mark on Monday. Of the new cases, 1,826 were related to quarantine while 1,123 were due to local …
  • Odisha ranks 7th in COVID-19 active cases 24 Aug 2020 05:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In yet another massive surge, 2,993 new Covid-19 cases were detected in Odisha in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 78,530. This was the biggest single-day count so far. As many as 2,924 cases were recorded on …
  • Odisha reports record 2,993 new corona cases in a day 23 Aug 2020 07:23 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day surge of 2,993 coronavirus cases, taking its total tally to 78,530, the Health Department said on Sunday. The Covid-19 death toll touched 409 in the state as 10 more patients …
  • BJD MP among 2819 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, tally crosses 75,000 mark 22 Aug 2020 11:50 By Express News Service BHOPAL: BJD's Bhadrak MP Manjulata Mandal was among 2819 new COVID-19 cases detected in Odisha in last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases go beyond 75,000. Death toll reached 452 after nine more patients, including three …
  • COVID-19 recoveries cross 50K mark in Odisha 22 Aug 2020 05:52 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Recoveries crossed 50,000 mark in Odisha after 1,927 Covid-19 patients recovered on Friday. While six districts reported more than 100 recoveries each, maximum 246 patients recovered in Khurda followed by 190 in Ganjam, …
  • Odisha Plus II Commerce results announced, 74.95% pass, girls outshine boys 19 Aug 2020 10:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 74.95% of students have passed the annual Plus II Examinations 2020 in Commerce, the results of which were declared by the Council of Higher Education (CHSE) Odisha on Wednesday. Girls with a pass rate of 77. …
  • CHSE Odisha +2 Commerce Result 2020: Pass percentage up, 29 schools score 100% 19 Aug 2020 08:29 CHSE Odisha +2 12th Result 2020 declared, pass percentage at 74.95 per cent. Image source: twitter.com/SMEOdishaCHSE Odisha +2 12th Commerce Result 2020: The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha has declared the result for class 12 …
  • Bhubaneswar COVID-19 warrior, wife test positive for virus but forced to tend to 4-year-old son 19 Aug 2020 04:25 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The coronavirus pandemic has brought untold miseries on people. For frontline workers who have nuclear families, the challenge of isolation and quarantine is huge. Those with young kids, the stress is manifold - and both …
  • 2924 new infections reported in Odisha as state conducts highest number of tests in a day 16 Aug 2020 09:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a major surge, Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 novel coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the Covid-19 tally beyond 60,000 on Sunday. As many as 52,795 tests, highest in a day so far, …
  • Odisha reports highest single-day spike of 2,496 corona cases 15 Aug 2020 09:41 Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,496 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total tally to 57,126, the Health Department said on Saturday. The Covid-19 death toll climbed to 333 in Odisha …
  • Odisha declares class 12 Science results, pass percentage dips 12 Aug 2020 13:05 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Results of the class 12 Odisha board exams for the Science stream were announced on Wednesday and 70.21 per cent of the total 97,373 candidates were declared successful. The pass percentage this time was lower than last year's 72 …
  • Odisha Plus II science stream results out, pass percentage slumps to 70.21 12 Aug 2020 10:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Over 70 per cent students of the science stream cleared the annual Plus II Examinations, 2020, the results of which were announced by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) here on Wednesday. A total of 97,377 …
  • CHSE Odisha +2 Science result to release at orissaresults.nic.in 12 Aug 2020 07:10 CHSE Odisha +2 Science Result 2020 date: Check result at orissaresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file CHSE Odisha +2 12th Science Result 2020 date and time Update: The Council for Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) Odisha declared the result of …
  • CHSE Odisha +2 Science Result 2020 declared at these websites 12 Aug 2020 07:10 CHSE Odisha +2 Science Result 2020: Result will be available at 12:30 pm at orissaresults.nic.in. Representational image/ designed by Gargi Singh CHSE Odisha +2 Science Result 2020: Nearly a lakh candidate who had appeared in the Council for Higher …
  • CHSE Odisha +2 Science Result 2020 declared: How to check marks online 12 Aug 2020 07:10 By: Education Desk | Chandigarh | Updated: August 12, 2020 12:35:09 pm Odisha 12th science result 2020: Check at orrisaresults.nic.in (Representational image)CHSE Odisha +2 Science Result 2020: The class 12 science students who appeared for the boards from …
  • Odisha plus two result 2020: CHSE Odisha announces HS results of science stream; 70.21% qualify 12 Aug 2020 06:54 NEW DELHI: Odisha plus two result 2020 for Science stream has been unveiled today by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) at 12.30 pm. The overall pass percentage of the Odisha plus two result for Science stream recorded at 70.21%. The school …
  • OJEE 2020 likely to be held in September second week 11 Aug 2020 11:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examinations (OJEE) 2020 is likely to commence from September 9. OJEE chairman SK Chand said the dates are tentative and the committee will announce the dates for the examination and …
  • Odisha reports 16 Covid-19 deaths, its highest ever in a single day 10 Aug 2020 11:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday reported its highest Covid-19 deaths in a single day with 16 individuals, including four females, succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours. The death toll of the state has now touched 337. The …
  • Odisha sees 1,643 new Covid-19 cases, 274 of them in Khurda 09 Aug 2020 10:40 BHUBANESWAR: With 1,643 people testing positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the state’s Covid tally touched 44,193 on Saturday. Twelve casualties were reported, taking the Covid death toll to 259. Khurda district registered 274 cases, the same as …
  • Security forces, Maoists exchange fire in Gandhamardhan forest of Odisha 09 Aug 2020 10:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An exchange of fire took place between the security forces and CPI (Maoist) cadres at Gandhamardhan reserve forest within Paikmal police limits on Sunday morning. On a tip-off that the Naxals were planning to carry out …
  • More rains in offing for Odisha 08 Aug 2020 03:45 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday sounded another heavy rainfall alert for the State with a fresh low pressure area  expected to develop over north and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal around …
  • COVID-19 situation in Odisha worsens due to lack of testing measures 08 Aug 2020 03:45 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the Government still not rising up to the task of increasing testing to make the tracing, isolation and treatment efforts more effective and successful in containing the spread of coronavirus, the situation in the …
  • Odisha rationalizes 905 posts in police stations 07 Aug 2020 13:09 Currently, the Odisha police have around 59,500 personnel as against the sanctioned strength of 67,150. BHUBANESWAR: In a significant move to address the shortage of manpower in police stations in the state, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday …
  • Odisha govt approves rationalisation of 905 police posts, creation of 6 police stations 07 Aug 2020 10:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved rationalisation of 905 posts in Odisha police and creation of six additional police stations for better crime control and efficient delivery of citizen-centric services. …
  • Perform or face music, Odisha Govt warns MKCG after reports of lack of proper patient care 07 Aug 2020 06:30 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: All is not well with MKCG Medical College and Hospital (MCH) at Berhampur, which is in soup over the death of patients and lack of proper treatment. The Health and Family Welfare department has acknowledged the fact and …
  • Odisha Covid tally zooms past 40,000-mark with 1,699 fresh cases 06 Aug 2020 10:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a massive surge, Odisha reported 1699 new Covid-19 positive cases, the biggest single-day spike, in the last 24 hours taking the State’s tally to 40,717. Eleven more patients also succumbed during the period. The …
  • Odisha reports highest single-day spike of 1,699 cases 06 Aug 2020 08:12 Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) Odisha’s Covid-19 tally breached 40,000-mark with detection of 1,699 new positive cases, highest single-day spike, in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Thursday. Total positive cases in Odisha rose to 40,717, it …
  • State’s active positive cases decline with 25k recoveries 06 Aug 2020 01:35 Bhubaneswar: As hoped by chief minister Naveen Patnaik, the number of recovered Covid patients in the state crossed 25,000 with 1255 more getting discharged on Wednesday. Describing this as a ‘momentous occasion’ in the state’s fight against the Covid-19 …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 caseload crosses 39,000-mark; death toll mounts to 225 05 Aug 2020 08:55 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's COVID-19 caseload crossed the 39,000-mark with the detection of 1,337 fresh infections, while nine more fatalities pushed its coronavirus death toll to 225 on Wednesday, a health official said. The fresh infections reported …
  • Nine dogs of Odisha police await posting owing to poor training 03 Aug 2020 08:12 The dogs are being properly trained to meet our requirements. They will be posted soon, Priyadarshi said. BHUBANESWAR: Quality of the training of dogs of the K-9 squad of state police has come under the scanner as nine canines have failed to get posting in …
  • Allow officials for college verification: Odisha DHSE 03 Aug 2020 03:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) has asked the Collectors to lift movement restrictions for its officials to verify junior colleges ahead of the commencement of Plus II admission for 2020-21 academic …
  • COVID-19: 26,163 cases, 192 deaths in Odisha in July, new clusters add to woes 01 Aug 2020 11:05 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 1603 new COVID-19 cases, a new high, from 29 districts in the last 24 hours, Odisha's tally reached 33,479. With an average of 844 cases and six deaths a day, the state reported 26,163 cases and 192 COVID …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, 31 July: Punjab sees record single-day surge of 665 cases; nearly 1200 new cases reported in Delhi 31 Jul 2020 16:36 The country has so far registered 16,38,870 cases of the coronavirus infection. Coronavirus India Updates: With a record single-day surge of 55,078 infections, India’s COVID-19 caseload raced past 16 lakh on Friday, just two days after it reached the 15- …
  • After three-day decline, nearly 1,500 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, nine more die 31 Jul 2020 15:05 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After a brief slump for three days, Odisha recorded close to 1500 COVID-19 cases -- the third biggest spike so far -- in the last 24 hours, raising the state's tally to 31,877. A decline was observed in the …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, 31 July: Delhi reports 1,195 news cases; Karnataka removes Sunday lockdowns 31 Jul 2020 13:43 The country has so far registered 16,38,870 cases of the coronavirus infection. Coronavirus India Updates: With a record single-day surge of 55,078 infections, India’s COVID-19 caseload raced past 16 lakh on Friday, just two days after it reached the 15- …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, 31 July: COVID-19 caseload crosses 16 lakh; Nagaland CM goes into home quarantine 31 Jul 2020 08:40 A security guard sits with recovered patients at CWG Village COVID Care Centre, near Akshardham in New Delhi. Coronavirus India Updates: With a record single-day surge of 55,078 infections, India’s COVID-19 caseload raced past 16 lakh on Friday, just two …
  • Odisha’s Covid deaths touch 169, cases cross 30K-mark 30 Jul 2020 07:21 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) The Covid-19 death toll rose to 169 in Odisha as ten more people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, informed the Health Department on Thursday. While four deaths were reported from Ganjam district, two …
  • Sudden rain brings relief in fortnight of heat & humidity 28 Jul 2020 01:48 Bhubaneswar: A sudden bout of rain on Monday broke a 15-day dry spell in the capital city and provided some relief from the scorching heat of the past few days. “I think the rain gods listened to our prayer as the heat was getting unbearable. The city had …
  • Odisha's COVID tally crosses 25,000-mark; death toll climbs to 140 26 Jul 2020 15:52 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's COVID-19 tally crossed the 25,000-mark on Sunday with 1,376 new infections, while the toll mounted to 140 as 10 more patients succumbed to the disease, a Health department official said. Of the new cases, 917 were reported …
  • With 1000 plus cases for fifth consecutive day, Odisha COVID-19 tally zooms past 25,000 mark, death toll reaches 174 26 Jul 2020 12:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Amid the 14-day lockdown in four high-burden districts and a municipal corporation, along with weekend shutdowns in most of the other 26 districts, new coronavirus positive cases for the first time have been reported …
  • Ministers to promote plasma donation 25 Jul 2020 00:07 Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday roped in his cabinet colleagues to promote plasma donation in the state after critically-ill Covid patients responded well to the plasma therapy. Naveen has assigned different districts to his ministers, …
  • Heavy rain forecast for 7 districts in Odisha 24 Jul 2020 05:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said south-west monsoon is active over Odisha and heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places in seven districts of the State on Friday.It has issued a yellow warning …
  • Record single-day spike of 1,264 cases in Odisha; 10,000 infected in 15 days 24 Jul 2020 05:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha logged 1,264 new Covid-19 cases, registering a new high in the last 24 hours. With this, total number of cases jumped to 21,099. The State reported more than 1,000 cases for the second consecutive days posting a …
  • 2 'Maoists' gunned down in Odisha's Kandhamal 23 Jul 2020 18:29 Representative image. BHUBANESWAR: Security personnel on Thursday shot dead two suspected Maoists, including a woman cadre in a forest of Tumudibandha area in Kandhamal district. This was the second successful anti-Maoist operation in Kandhamal district …
  • Odisha coronavrius tally crosses 15K, plasma therapy begins 17 Jul 2020 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The COVID-19 tally crossed 15,000-mark in the State after 494 new cases were detected from 23 districts. The number of cases dropped by over 15 per cent (pc) from the last week average of around 600 cases. Of the fresh …
  • Four held for killing liquor outlet employee in Bhubaneswar 16 Jul 2020 06:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At least four suspects involved in the killing of a liquor outlet employee within Khurda Town police limits were nabbed from Nayagarh district. Khurda police had informed their counterparts in Nayagarh about the crime. …
  • Odisha reports 618 more Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 14,898 15 Jul 2020 12:56 Representational Image BHUBANESWAR: The Covid count in state jumped to 14898 with 618 more people testing positive for the virus on Wednesday while three patients died due to the viral infections raising the death toll to 77. The state added the last 5,000 …
  • CM Naveen Patnaik focus on Covid hospital infrastructure 15 Jul 2020 04:52 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: AS Covid-19 cases continue to surge, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed his officials to ramp up infrastructure in dedicated Covid hospitals (DCHs) and Covid Care Centres (CCCs) so that more patients can be …
  • COVID-19 cases spiral in Odisha, critical care infrastructure needs support 13 Jul 2020 04:10 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the COVID-19 cases spiraling, Odisha has started to feel the pinch of shortage of health infrastructure to deal with the fast intensifying crisis. Critical care is falling far short of requirement in the face of …
  • Five districts in Odisha see Maoist exodus 11 Jul 2020 07:29 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: In a significant improvement in the left-wing extremism (LWE) situation in Odisha, the state government has declared five districts—Angul, Boudh, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Nayagarh—as Maoist-free belts. These districts did …
  • COVID-19: With 755 cases, daily positivity rate hits 11 per cent mark in Odisha 11 Jul 2020 05:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported a record 755 new COVID cases and six deaths in last 24 hours pushing the daily positivity rate to over 11 per cent. As the tally inched closer to 12,000, the death toll rose to 73, including 56 due to …
  • Odisha removes five districts from Centre’s SRE scheme capacity building in Maosit-hit areas 11 Jul 2020 03:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government has approved State Police’s proposal to take Angul, Boudh, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Nayagarh districts out of the purview of Security Related Expenditure (SRE) scheme meant for capacity building in …
  • Odisha govt declares five districts as Maoist-free belts 10 Jul 2020 09:01 Image used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: In a significant improvement in the left-wing extremism (LWE) situation in Odisha, the state government has declared five districts—Angul, Boudh, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Nayagarh—as Maoist-free belts …
  • Ganjam seals borders with three districts 09 Jul 2020 00:52 Berhampur: The Ganjam administration on Wednesday sealed the district’s borders with Nayagarh, Gajapati and Khurda after the number of infections touched 2,836. It also restricted people from heading towards Bhubaneswar, and has intensified checking of …
  • No stoppage of trains in Odisha district due to Covid-19 08 Jul 2020 15:23 Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 8 (IANS) With the increase of COVID-19 positive cases in Ganjam district, the Odisha administration has sealed its borders and requested the railways to withdraw all train stoppages in the district, said an official on Wednesday. …
  • Kuwait expat bill may hurt Odia workforce hard 07 Jul 2020 00:41 Bhubaneswar: Seventy per cent of the passengers who flew into the state on special flights during the lockdown, arrived from the Gulf, including Kuwait. But with that country deeming ‘constitutional’ a bill to reduce its Indian expatriate population to …
  • Four Maoists killed in Odisha's Kandhamal district 05 Jul 2020 08:41 Representative image BERHAMPUR: At least four Maoists were killed in an exchange of fires between the security forces with the ultras at Sirla jungle under Kandhamal district’s Tumudibandh police station limits on Sunday morning. Police said that an equal …
  • Four Maoists killed during encounter with security forces in Odisha’s Kandhamal 05 Jul 2020 08:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Four Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with the security forces in Kandhamal district on Sunday morning. Odisha Police said the security forces also recovered four automatic guns from the spot apart from …
  • Part of Odisha’s Nayagarh Sub-Jail converted into vegetable garden 30 Jun 2020 23:42 Jul 01, 2020, 05:00AM ISTSource: ANIA part of Odisha’s Nayagarh Sub-Jail has been converted into a vegetable garden. This initiative was begun by Jail Superintendent Umesh Chandra Balbantaray. Nayagarh Sub-Jail is a situated hilly area. While speaking to …
  • Almost 500 years old temple submerged in Mahanadi River, resurfaces in Odisha’s Nayagarh 18 Jun 2020 00:21 Jun 18, 2020, 05:30AM ISTSource: ANIIn Odisha's Nayagarh, an ancient temple, which was submerged in Mahanadi River, has resurfaced. The temple is believed to be around 450 to 500 years old and had submerged due to flood around 150 years ago. INTACH …
  • Ancient temple submerged in river Mahanadi, resurfaces in Odisha's Nayagarh 17 Jun 2020 10:32 An ancient temple resurfaced in Mahanadi, in Nayagarh on Tuesday. (ANI photo) NAYAGARH (ODISHA): An ancient temple in Odisha's Nayagarh, that was submerged in Mahanadi river has resurfaced. The temple is believed to be around 450 to 500 years old had …
  • College lecturer among two held with leopard, deer skins in Nayagarh 08 Jun 2020 22:42 Bhubaneswar: The special task force (STF) of the Crime Branch on Monday arrested two persons, including a lecturer at a private arts college, in a forest in Nayagarh district on charges of smuggling wildlife organs. The STF seized two leopard skins and two …
  • Forest Department seizes barking deer from Odisha’s Nayagarh 03 Jun 2020 05:36 Jun 03, 2020, 08:19AM ISTSource: ANIA barking deer was seized from a farmer in Odisha’s Nayagarh by the forest department. The health condition of the deer was good. During interrogation, the farmer informed that a police official had asked him to keep the …
  • Nayagarh-Mahipur on railway map 25 Dec 2019 07:12 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Train services on the long awaited Nayagarh Town-Mahipur railway section of Khurda Road-Balangir project will start from December 26. Inspection for the newly-laid 12 km broad gauge line was completed in July.Union …
  • Odisha’s first eco-village comes up at Nayagarh’s Muduligadia 03 Nov 2019 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Muduligadia, a nondescript village in Nayagarh district, has earned the distinction of the first eco-village of the state. Located on the bank of Mahanadi river adjoining Satkosia gorge, villagers here have set an …
  • 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 …