• 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 …
  • India's Balasore Alloys Sept-Qtr Profit rises 14 Dec 2017 12:52 6:16am EST Dec 14 (Reuters) - Balasore Alloys Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 215.1 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 118.6 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER INCOME FROM OPERATIONS 2.77 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.39 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SAYS APPROVED …
  • Jumbos wreak havoc in both Mayurbhanj and Balasore 07 Dec 2017 05:10 BARIPADA: Forest officials are facing a tough task to drive away the herd of elephants which has now broken up into small groups and is wreaking havoc in paddy fields of both Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts.The elephants are coming out from the deep …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting on Dec 14, 2017 07 Dec 2017 03:12 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Thursday, 14th December, 2017, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter and half year ended 30th September, 2017. …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd to seek increase in providing guarantee up to Rs. 4000 crores 06 Dec 2017 04:28 Balasore Alloys Ltd to seek increase in providing guarantee up to Rs. 4000 croresThe Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd at its meeting held today have resolved to take approval of Members of the Company by means of special resolution through Postal …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces resignation of CFO 23 Nov 2017 10:12 Mr. Mrutyunjaya Mohanty has resigned vide his letter dated 23rd November, 2017 from the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Balasore Alloys Ltd with effect from 23rd November, 2017. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.78. …
  • Balasore Jail to take up organic farming 25 Oct 2017 05:06 BHUBANESWAR: The Balasore District Jail, one of the oldest prisons in the State, is all set to go organic. For, the Directorate of Prisons and Correctional Services has decided to launch organic farming over the five acre agricultural land available on the …
  • Explosion kills six in Balasore 18 Oct 2017 20:48 Balasore: At least six persons, including a minor, were killed in an explosion at an illegal firecracker unit at Bahabalpur near the district headquarters town on Wednesday. Around 20 other persons also suffered various degrees of injuries in the explosion …
  • Balasore firecracker explosion: Odisha CM announces ex-gratia of Rs two lakh 18 Oct 2017 18:49 [India], October 18 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs two lakh for the kin of deceased and Rs. 50,000 for those injured in Balasore firecracker explosion. At least eight people were killed and over 20 …
  • Balasore flyover work proceeds at snail's pace 06 Oct 2017 00:06 The site of flyover construction in Balasore. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, Oct. 5: The construction of an overbridge in Balasore town, which was supposed to be over by September last year, is running behind schedule. The progress of the fly overbridge …
  • Odisha: One killed, eight critically injured after vehicle falls off bridge in Balasore 30 Sep 2017 06:51 [India], September 30 (ANI): At least one person was killed and eight others sustained critical injuries after a vehicle fell off a bridge in Odisha's Balasore on Saturday. The injured are admitted at the famous Balasore hospital and an immediate …
  • You heard it: IAF test of Astra missile rattles window panes in Balasore off Odisha coast 14 Sep 2017 13:02 BHUBANESWAR: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday conducted an air exercise involving the air-to-air missile Astra against an actual target in full operational configuration over the Bay of Bengal. Defence sources said the beyond-visual-range (BVR) …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd appoints CFO 13 Sep 2017 05:27 The Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd in its meeting held today, the 12th September, 2017 have approved unanimously the appointment of Mr. Mrutyunjaya Mohanty as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company with effect from 12th September, 2017. …
  • Govt on dengue alert in Balasore 11 Sep 2017 03:00 Bhubaneswar, Sept. 10: The health care authorities in Balasore are on alert following reports of the spread of dengue coming in from several parts of the district, especially the northern pockets. The outbreak of the vector-borne disease has been reported …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd calls for Board Meeting on Sep 12, 2017 04 Sep 2017 17:54 A meeting of the Board of Directors of Balasore Alloys Ltd is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 12th September, 2017, to consider and take on record the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter ended 30th June, 2017. Further, the Trading …
  • Odisha CM prods Delhi on radar systems at Balasore, Sambalpur 28 Aug 2017 16:30 BJD leader and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday prodded the central government to install radar systems at Balasore and Sambalpur to monitor weather patterns in real time, a long-standing …
  • Balasore Alloys Ltd announces resignation of Chairman 22 Aug 2017 20:01 Mr. Pramod Kumar Mittal has resigned from the Directorship of Balasore Alloys Ltd with effect from 22nd August, 2017 vide his letter dated 22nd August, 2017. Shares of BALASORE ALLOYS LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.52.65 as compared to the previous …
  • 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 …
  • Bhadrak's Kantabania Square unscathed by communal riots 12 Apr 2017 17:21
  • Bhadrak's Kantabania Square unscathed by com... 12 Apr 2017 16:42
  • Updates Odisha: Naveen Patnaik visits violence-hit Bhadrak as situation improves 12 Apr 2017 12:13 By: PTI | Bhadrak (orissa) | Updated: April 12, 2017 4:18 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey (Representational Image) As the violence-hit town turned near normal, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited …
  • Bhadrak riot & the misinformation being spread by antillectuals 12 Apr 2017 10:08 A recent Facebook post said that 'Muzaffarnagar riots made Yogi CM of UP. Now who would be Yogi of Odisha in 2019 post Bhadrak riot 2017?' Clearly, the person who posted this, although resides in Bhubaneswar, but is probably unaware of the ground …
  • Odisha: Bhadrak communal violence has taken many by surprise 12 Apr 2017 08:39 Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo The communal violence that erupted in Bhadrak town last Friday reportedly over a derogatory comment by a Muslim youth on Facebook may have taken a lot of people by surprise. …
  • Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to visit Bhadrak to review situation, curfew relaxed till 4 pm 12 Apr 2017 06:58 Bhadrak: A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha. PTI Photo Curfew has been relaxed in Odisha’s violence-hit Bhadrak town till 4 pm on Wednesday to enable people buy important household items. Ban on social media has also been lifted …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed till 4 p.m. in Bhadrak 12 Apr 2017 06:20 [India], Apr. 12 (ANI): With normalcy limping back, and no untoward incident reported in last 48 hours in violence-hit Bhadrak town in Odisha, the district administration has relaxed curfew the from 7 a.m. till 4 p.m. today. The curfew was imposed last …
  • Bhadrak gets connected to Internet, normalcy 12 Apr 2017 02:17 Members of BJD Minority cell taking out a peace rally over Bhadrak riots in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday | Express BHUBANESWAR/BHADRAK: With normalcy gradually returning to Bhadrak, the State administration restored Internet services on Tuesday evening but …
  • Chief Minister to visit riot-hit Bhadrak 12 Apr 2017 02:17 BHUBANESWAR: After coming in for strong criticism from opposition political parties for his New Delhi visit when communal violence led to large scale arson at Bhadrak, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced that he will visit the district …
  • Curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Odisha's Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:30 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:21 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Social media ban lifted, curfew relaxed for nine hours in Odisha's Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 19:13 BHADRAK: Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people were arrested in connection with the violence triggered by alleged abusive remarks posted against Hindu deities on the internet. The curfew, …
  • Updates Odisha: Social media ban lifted, curfew relaxed for 9 hrs in Bhadrak 11 Apr 2017 17:54 By: PTI | Bhadrak (orissa) | Published:April 11, 2017 10:28 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (PTI Photo) Ban on social media sites was lifted and curfew relaxed for nine hours in Bhadrak today, while 100 people …
  • Bhadrak violence result of inept handling of situation by district administration: BJD MP 11 Apr 2017 13:33 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:April 11, 2017 6:15 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (Representational Image) Senior BJD leader and local MP Arjun Charan Sethi today alleged that the inept handling of the situation by the district administration …
  • Bhadrak simmers: Curfew relaxed till 2 p.m. 11 Apr 2017 07:29 The Centre has rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration. New Delhi : Curfew has been relaxed till 2 pm on Tuesday in Odisha's Bhadrak town, which was rocked with violence over alleged abusive comments against …
  • Curfew relaxed in Odisha's Bhadrak till 2 pm 11 Apr 2017 04:52 Empty roads due to curfew imposed in Bhadrak (PTI) NEW DELHI: Curfew has been relaxed till 2 pm on Tuesday in Odisha’s Bhadrak town, which was rocked with violence over alleged abusive comments against Hindu deities on Facebook. Curfew continues to see-saw …
  • Bhadrak limps back to normality 10 Apr 2017 22:18 Bhubaneswar, April 10: Bhadrak today appeared to be limping back to normality after several days of tension. Tension had gripped the town last Thursday after a group of people took exception to some remarks posted on social media. They obstructed traffic …
  • Bhadrak still tense as Odisha police block all social media 10 Apr 2017 18:47 New Delhi: Bhadrak district in Odisha was quiet but tense on Monday, with authorities blocking all social media platforms for 48 hours in response to religious violence that flared last week over allegations that a Facebook post disrespected Hindu gods. …
  • Bhadrak limping to normalcy, academic institutions to reopen tomorrow 10 Apr 2017 17:07 BHUBANESWAR: Four days after hate posts on social media triggered a wave of tension between two communities, Bhadrak woke up to a normal morning on Monday when the police relaxed the restrictions. With curfew lifted for six hours since 8 am, people were …
  • Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak 10 Apr 2017 15:08 BHADRAK: Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town.     As the …
  • Bhadrak violence: Curfew relaxed for 6 hours, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 12:17 Curfew was relaxed for six hours in Odisha's Bhadrak on Monday even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town. …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 10:08 By: PTI | Bhadrak | Published:April 10, 2017 2:34 pm A scene after a communal tension broke out in Bhadrak, Odisha on Friday. (PTI Photo) Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe …
  • Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in Bhadrak, social media blocked 10 Apr 2017 09:52 BHADRAK (ODISHA): Curfew was relaxed for six hours here today even as social media platforms remained blocked in the area and probe stepped up against rumormongers and into alleged abusive remarks on Hindu deities that triggered violence in the town. As …
  • Fresh tension erupts in Bhadrak, shops set ablaze 10 Apr 2017 06:56
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, social media blocked for 48 hours in Bhadrak 10 Apr 2017 05:19 Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF held a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. As a precautionary step, the Home …
  • Odisha: Curfew relaxed in Bhadrak till 12 noon today 10 Apr 2017 04:45 [India], Apr.10 (ANI): There will be a relaxation of curfew in Odisha's Bhadrak till 12 noon on Monday, which was imposed following a spree of violence. On Sunday, the curfew was relaxed from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. but later extended till 12 noon on Monday …
  • Internet shut down in Bhadrak for 48 hours 10 Apr 2017 00:46 BHADRAK/BHUBANESWAR: Even as no violence was reported from anywhere in communally-charged Bhadrak town for the last two days, the State Government on Sunday shut down internet services in the area for the next 48 hours to prevent the spread of rumours …
  • Odisha: Brief relaxation in Bhadrak curfew, BJD leader’s son held 09 Apr 2017 21:19 Companies of RAF and CRPF have arrived to assist the police. With the situation in riot-hit Bhadrak fast returning to normal, the Odisha government relaxed the curfew for four hours on Sunday morning, but blocked WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook in the town …
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, curfew relaxed for four hours in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 18:49 BHADRAK: Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF held a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. As a precautionary step, the Home …
  • Flag march by RAF-CRPF, curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Bhadrak 09 Apr 2017 16:41 BHADRAK: The Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF took out a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours today in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media. The RAF and CRPF …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha: Curfew imposed in Bhadrak after violence 08 Apr 2017 07:24 [India], Apr. 8 (ANI): Following a derogatory Facebook post against Lord Ram Section 144 has been imposed in Odisha's Bhadrak after protests broke out. Fresh violence erupted in some areas last evening after talks failed to resolve the row triggered by …
  • Curfew imposed in Bhadrak town after violence 07 Apr 2017 16:27 SRINAGAR, NOV 11 (UNI):- A Security force personnel keeping vigil at Khawaja Bazar in down town Srinagar where curfew was imposed by the authorities to scuttle the “Jamia Masjid” challo to hold “ Freedom Congregation” call given by the separatist Hurriyat …
  • BJD captures Balasore, Bhadrak Zilla Parishads 26 Feb 2017 01:58 BALASORE/KEONJHAR: Even as the BJP made a clean sweep in Mayurbhanj district, it is still ‘BJD Raj’ in different ZP zones in the coastal districts of Balasore and Bhadrak, despite a few surprise gains for the Saffron party.   Reasserting its dominance …
  • BMC bars labourers from outside state after 34 test +ve 03 Jul 2020 23:35 Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided not to engage labourers from outside the state in large construction and industrial work after 34 such migrant workers tested positive for Covid-19 in the past three days. All industrial …
  • Over 300 samples collected from Puri in 3 days of sero test 03 Jul 2020 23:35 Bhubaneswar: The Regional Medical Research Centre(RMRC) has collected more than 300 samples on the third day of the serological survey in Puri. The survey, which was started in Puri on June 27, resumed on Friday after the Rath Yatra festival got over. …
  • Ministry allows running of pvt trains on 4 routes in state 03 Jul 2020 23:34 Bhubaneswar: The ministry of railways has decided to allow private companies to operate passenger train services over 109 routes across the country. As many as 151 modern trains (rakes) will be run in 12 clusters. Out of these 109 routes, four routes will …
  • 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 to start plasma therapy on Covid-19 patients 03 Jul 2020 11:39 Health minister Naba Kishore Das chairs a meeting on Thursday BHUBANESWAR: A decision to start plasma therapy for the treatment of Covid-19 patients was taken in a meeting chaired by health minister Naba Kishore Das on Thursday. Das said the therapy will …
  • Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases, tally zooms past 8000-mark 03 Jul 2020 09:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported its biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases to zoom past the 8000 mark. Two more persons also succumbed to the highly infectious disease …
  • 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 …
  • 55 persons test positive for COVID-19 at Cuttack's Acharya Harihar Post Graduate Institute of Cancer 03 Jul 2020 06:05 By Express News Service CUTTACK: In a development that would spark a major concern for the State Government, two premier medical institutions reported a whopping 66 COVID-19 positive cases, of which 55 alone came in from a top cancer centre on Thursday. Of …
  • Odisha government to set up plasma bank in Cuttack for COVID-19 treatment 03 Jul 2020 05:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Thursday announced to set up a plasma bank at SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, while including convalescent plasma therapy (CPT) in the treatment protocol for moderate to serious COVID- …
  • Spike in local COVID-19 cases puts Cuttack administration in a spot 02 Jul 2020 04:43 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  While 32 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Cuttack district including seven local cases in the city on Wednesday, the administration’s delay in shifting patients to hospitals, sanitising the infected areas and tracing …
  • Odisha set to include plasma therapy in COVID-19 patient care 02 Jul 2020 04:31 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With worst-hit Maharashtra and New Delhi exploring various options for increasing use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients, Odisha government is set to follow suit. Plasma therapy involves using convalescent blood …
  • HC takes stock of progress in Patnagarh parcel bomb case 02 Jul 2020 01:11 Cuttack: The more than two-year-old sensational Patnagarh parcel bomb explosion case is back in focus with the Orissa high court deciding to take stock of the progress in the trial proceedings after it was alleged that it is yet to take off. The incident …
  • When Tendulkar asked Badani to switch Srinath’s trousers 01 Jul 2020 16:19 New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former cricketer Hemang Badani said that batting great Sachin Tendulkar had once asked him to exchange former fast bowler Javagal Srinath’s trousers with Tendukar’s just so the latter can laugh and relax before a match. Ahead of an …
  • 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 …
  • Indian sub-continent sets to improve in the journo-murder index 01 Jul 2020 05:48     by Nava Thakuria   30 June 2020 As the pandemic year 2020 rolls on, Indian subcontinent sets to improve in its journo-murder index with only two casualties this year to date. The first half of the year witnessed the murder of one scribe each in …
  • Odisha unlocks with caution amid COVID-19 cases surge 01 Jul 2020 04:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to strike a balance between life and livelihood, the Odisha Government on Tuesday announced guidelines for Unlock- 2 by relaxing night curfew hours across the state but continued with weekend shutdown in 10 …
  • Contact tracing proves tough for these Odisha police stations as many cops contract COVID-19 01 Jul 2020 04:31 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The inspector-in-charge (IIC) of Badamba police station and Athagarh sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) who have been tested positive for Covid-19, are suspected to have contracted it first, before others were infected in …
  • 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 …
  • Live: India had 4L Covid cases, 12k deaths in June 30 Jun 2020 22:34 Odisha government announces weekend shutdown in 10 districts with high active caseloads to prevent crowding during easing of lockdown. The districts are: Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda, Cuttack, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and …
  • Night curfew eased across Odisha; weekend shutdown to continue in 10 districts 30 Jun 2020 19:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to strike a balance between life and livelihood, the Odisha Government on Tuesday announced guidelines for 'Unlock 2' by relaxing night curfew hours across the State but continued with the weekend …
  • 66 per cent COVID-19 cases from 11 Odisha districts that shut down on weekends 30 Jun 2020 04:43 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As anticipated, Odisha has added a whopping 4647 cases to its Covid-19 tally this month.The number of cases recorded in the last 28 days is more than twice the cases registered in 77 days till May 31. With 245 new cases in …
  • Orissa High Court sets July 16 date to take stock of OAT 30 Jun 2020 02:35 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court has set July 16 date to take stock of status of cases that were pending before the Odisha Administrative Tribunal (OAT) after its abolition 10 months ago.  The Court fixed the date after a State …
  • Cuttack Puja bodies have no clue on involvement in coronavirus fight 30 Jun 2020 02:35 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Days after the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) painted an ‘All Is Well’ picture of the city and listed a slew of “proactive steps” taken to effectively manage the Covid-19 pandemic, a complete mismatch between what the …
  • Solar-powered smart traffic posts to be placed in Bhubaneswar soon 29 Jun 2020 05:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to make life easier for constables manning traffic posts for hours on end, Commissionerate Police has planned to install five smart traffic posts with solar power system in major junctions of the City on a …
  • COVID-19 death toll rises to 21 in Odisha as cases touch 6,614 29 Jun 2020 05:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three more persons succumbed to COVID-19, the highest on a single day so far, taking to the death toll to 21 in the State. The deaths have been reported from Ganjam, Cuttack and Khurda districts. According to Health and …
  • Badamba in Cuttack district declared containment zone as two test positive for COVID-19 29 Jun 2020 03:21 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The district administration on Sunday declared Badamba town as containment zone for 72 hours after the IIC of local police station and SBI cashier tested corona positive. Badamba police station has also been sealed. The IIC …
  • Cuttack cancer hospital stops admissions after two nurses test positive for COVID-19 29 Jun 2020 03:21 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Two staff nurses of Acharya Harihar Postgraduate Institute of Cancer (AHPGIC) on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19 prompting the only Government-run cancer hospital to go for curtailment of admissions and attend to …
  • Six districts in Odisha receive deficit rainfall 29 Jun 2020 03:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At least six districts in Odisha have received deficit rainfall in June despite normal monsoon. India Meteorological Department (IMD) attributed the reduction of rainfall activity in the State to the movement of trough …
  • Unfazed by Covid, studentsfirm on moving out to study 28 Jun 2020 23:57 gamble for future Lucknow: For the past one year, Aeshita Marwah (18) has been preparing for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) examination to get a seat in National Law University, Delhi or Cuttack. The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown left her uncertain …
  • Observers review virus management in Cuttack district 28 Jun 2020 05:56 By Express News Service CUTTACK: With the efficiency of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and district administration in the management of Covid-19 in the Millennium city put to question, the State Government on Saturday rushed two senior IAS officers, …
  • Revenue  Divisional Commissioner reviews SCB expansion 28 Jun 2020 05:43 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Revenue  Divisional Commissioner (Central Range) Anil Kumar Samal on Friday reviewed the progress of expansion work of SCB Medical College and Hospital campus here. During the meeting, it was informed that of 648 quarters …
  • RTI ambit: Orissa High Court orders fresh hearing on coop societies 28 Jun 2020 04:13 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court has ordered a fresh adjudication on a dispute over bringing the State cooperative societies under the purview of Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005. Sunakar Rout and four others had initially raised …
  • With Covid surge unabated, Odisha may continue restrictions in Unlock 2 28 Jun 2020 04:00 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government’s limited Unlock 1 is set to end on June 30 but the rising count of Covid-19 may prompt it to stick to the restrictions well into end of July. On June 6, the Government enforced weekend shutdowns in …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 6000 mark; two-day curfew in Puri from June 30 ahead of return car festival 27 Jun 2020 19:17 By PTI PURI: Odisha reported one more COVID-19 fatality on Saturday, taking the death toll to 18 as 170 more people, including an NDRF jawan, tested positive for the virus, pushing the tally to 6,350. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Health …
  • Battling COVID-19: Out of government radar, has Cuttack been left to its fate? 27 Jun 2020 06:36 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Has the State Government forsaken Cuttack and left it to its fate in the midst of portends for a serious Covid-19 flare up, while focussing all its energy on the Capital city of Bhubaneswar? Or, the Cuttack Municipal …
  • 14-day institutional quarantine for people coming to slums in Bhubaneswar 27 Jun 2020 06:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Faced with a new wave of local cases with potential threat to the slums, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday went for stricter control measures, announcing compulsory 14-day institutional quarantine …
  • Baripada cooperative bank told to return depositors’ money 27 Jun 2020 04:36 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Thursday directed the management in-charge of Baripada Urban Cooperative Bank to disburse the money of its depositors. The order brings a ray of hope for 72,324 depositors, who have been left high …
  • Uliburu mining scam accused Deepak Gupta gets interim bail 27 Jun 2020 04:36 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Friday granted interim bail for a period of one month to the Rs 1,500 crore Uliburu mining scam key accused Deepak Gupta on the condition of furnishing bail bond of Rs 2 crore and cash security of …
  • Cyclone prone Odisha to build Rs 19,000-cr disaster immune power infra 26 Jun 2020 14:44 Having faced the wrath of natural disasters in the form of devastating cyclones, Odisha has firmed up plans to install a disaster resilient power infrastructure system. The ambitious project estimated to cost Rs 19,000 crore, is slated to be taken up in a …
  • Odisha to conduct sero-survey in Puri, Bhubaneswar and three other districts 26 Jun 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The surge in Covid-19 cases has prompted Odisha Government to go for sero-survey of people to ascertain the extent of spread of the virus in the hotspots of the State. With the ongoing Rath Yatra festival in focus, the …
  • Hirakud Dam releases season’s first floodwater 26 Jun 2020 03:56 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The season’s first floodwater from Hirakud Dam was released into Mahanadi river through 10 sluice gates on Thursday. Water level of the dam stood at 618 feet against the full reservoir level of 630 feet when the first …
  • 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 forest staff injured in explosion 25 Jun 2020 06:02 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: A member of the Forest department’s elephant squad was critically injured in an explosion at a house in forest colony within Town police limits on Wednesday. The victim, Sujit Samal (28) was working in the store room of …
  • 10 MPs to be conferred with Sansad Ratna award 24 Jun 2020 06:54 Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Eight sitting Lok Sabha members and two Rajya Sabha members will be presented the Sansad Ratna Awards 2020 under various categories, based on their performance during the first year of the 17th Lok Sabha, said Prime Point Foundation …
  • ECoR staff succumbs to coronavirus 24 Jun 2020 03:41 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Cuttack administration on Tuesday informed that a 53-year-old had succumbed to Covid-19 on Sunday.  The deceased was working with East Coast Railway as a travelling ticket examiner(TTE) in a special train. He had a …
  • Two die of Covid, Odisha death toll 17 24 Jun 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Two more patients succumbed to Covid-19, taking the death toll to 17 in the State.  While a 71-year-old man who was suffering from infected diabetic foot, diabetes and chronic kidney disease died during treatment, …
  • Fearing infection, crematorium staff demand swab test 24 Jun 2020 03:40 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Ill-Equipped   and unaware of norms to adhere to while cremating bodies of Covid-19 patients, the workers at Khannagar crematorium are apprehensive of being exposed to coronavirus. They have demanded testing of  their swab …
  • THE ROAD TO PLASSEY 23 Jun 2020 11:32 Sushil ChaudhuryJune 22, 2020 Robert Clive and Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, in a painting by Francis Hayman, 1760. This paper argues, contrary to received wisdom, that the Plassey conspiracy leading to the British conquest of Bengal in 1757 was …
  • COVID-19 death toll rises to 17 in Odisha 23 Jun 2020 07:50 Share00 Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) Odisha’s COVID-19 death toll increased to 17 with two more deaths reported on Tuesday, the health department said. The two death cases-an 80-year old male and 71-year old male-were reported from Cuttack district. “Regret …
  • Doctor at Fortis Escorts hospital dies of COVID-19: Report 23 Jun 2020 03:56 Image Source : PTI/FILE FILE A doctor of a leading private hospital here has died of COVID-19, sources said on Monday. Sources at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in Okhla in South Delhi said authorities have been informed about it. More details are …
  • Doctor At Delhi's Fortis Escorts Hospital Dies Of Coronavirus: Report 22 Jun 2020 18:44 A 39-year-old doctor from Odisha died of COVID-19 in the ICU of a Delhi government hospital. New Delhi: A doctor of a leading private hospital in Delhi has died of COVID-19, sources said on Monday. Sources at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in Okhla in …
  • Church leaders in India praise Catholic soldier who died in clash with China 21 Jun 2020 17:20 MUMBAI, India – India’s Catholic Church has remembered the “heroic sacrifice” of Chandrakant Pradhan, one of 20 Indian soldiers killed in a border clash with China on June 15. Archbishop John Barwa of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, located in the state of Odisha, …
  • Pangolin rescued by forest officials in Cuttack, Odisha 21 Jun 2020 14:20 Jun 21, 2020, 07:29PM ISTSource: TNNA Pangolin was rescued by the forest officials in Cuttack district of Odisha. The Pangolin was rescued from a well at Budhiapatana village under Athagarh Wildlife Range in Cuttack district on Sunday. It was later brought …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 304 cases as state tally touches 5160 21 Jun 2020 09:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the highest recovery of 237 Covid-19 patients, Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 304 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infected persons to 5160 on Sunday. Two more patients …
  • Part of Dumduma declared containment zone 21 Jun 2020 06:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) declared a part of  Dumduma as containment zone after detection of five coronavirus positive cases from Subash Nagar slum of the locality in the last 24 hours.  The area will …
  • Cloudy sky may play spoilsport for viewing solar eclipse in Odisha 21 Jun 2020 06:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Cloudy weather in the State has cast a shadow over the viewing of partial solar eclipse that will play out on Sunday. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the cloudy weather since Friday morning is likely to …
  • Missing data entry operator’s mutilated body found in Odisha 21 Jun 2020 04:23 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The mutilated body of missing data entry operator of Kishannagar College Vinod Mandal was found on Mahanadi river bank near Baragodia in the district on Friday. The body was identified by his family members from the Aadhaar …
  • Staffer at Delhi minister’s office succumbs, wife positive too 20 Jun 2020 22:50 Written by Astha Saxena | New Delhi | Updated: June 21, 2020 4:13:41 am Delhi cabinet minister Rajendra Pal Gautam. Sitting at Deep Chand Bandhu hospital, Sarita Kumari (47) recalls the last conversation she had with her husband, Ashok Kumar (48), who died …
  • 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 …
  • Sushant Singh Rajput's teenage fan reportedly dies of suicide 20 Jun 2020 09:14 Previo­usly, anothe­r one of his fans also report­edly took his own life and left a note PHOTO: PINKVILLA A 14-year-old girl allegedly dies of suicide in India, unable to bear the news of untimely death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the police …
  • Allow Rath Yatra in Odisha with restrictions: Pleas in Supreme Court pitch for recall of stay order 20 Jun 2020 05:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the State braces for the eventuality of not holding the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath this year after the Supreme Court issued a stay on it, three petitions were filed in the apex court on Friday seeking modification …
  • Record drug haul: Police seize brown sugar worth Rs 4.5 crore in Bhubaneswar, three held 20 Jun 2020 03:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In the biggest drug haul in recent times, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch seized 4.486 kg brown sugar worth Rs 4.5 crore and arrested three drug peddlers from Rasulgarh Square here on Friday. The accused …
  • Odisha DGP Abhay asks cops to follow COVID-19 safety protocol 20 Jun 2020 03:22 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: DGP Abhay has directed police personnel to take adequate precautions against coronavirus while making arrests and investigating cases. In a video-conference meeting with IGs, DIGs, SPs, SRPs of Cuttack and Rourkela and …
  • 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 reports biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases, tally zooms past 8000-mark 03 Jul 2020 09:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported its biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases to zoom past the 8000 mark. Two more persons also succumbed to the highly infectious disease …
  • COVID-19 death toll rises to 21 in Odisha as cases touch 6,614 29 Jun 2020 05:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three more persons succumbed to COVID-19, the highest on a single day so far, taking to the death toll to 21 in the State. The deaths have been reported from Ganjam, Cuttack and Khurda districts. According to Health and …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 6000 mark; two-day curfew in Puri from June 30 ahead of return car festival 27 Jun 2020 19:17 By PTI PURI: Odisha reported one more COVID-19 fatality on Saturday, taking the death toll to 18 as 170 more people, including an NDRF jawan, tested positive for the virus, pushing the tally to 6,350. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Health …
  • VIMSAR’s cardiology department inoperational, patients suffer 25 Jun 2020 06:02 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Cardiology department of VIMSAR has not been functioning for the last three days as 13 of its staff including two doctors and a consultant have been quarantined after coming in contact with a Covid-19 positive patient …
  • Powerless away, powerless at home 24 Jun 2020 15:33 What would be your reaction if you happened to read the following: “The Department of Labour and ESI has already constituted the State Coordination Cell for Migrant Workers at the office of Labour Commissioner, Odisha and the District Level Facilitation …
  • Kitchen gardens to mitigate Covid impact on nutrition 24 Jun 2020 04:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Faced  with long-term nutritional challenges owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent reverse migration, the State Government is now laying emphasis on creation of nutri-gardens in 750 panchayats.An extension of …
  • Two die of Covid, Odisha death toll 17 24 Jun 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Two more patients succumbed to Covid-19, taking the death toll to 17 in the State.  While a 71-year-old man who was suffering from infected diabetic foot, diabetes and chronic kidney disease died during treatment, …
  • Puri Rath Yatra: Joyous devotees to tune into live telecast 22 Jun 2020 18:59 <p>The puja pedestal at Jayashree Nanda's house in England<br></p> BHUBANESWAR: On Monday afternoon, Ashoka Manjari Nayak, a homemaker from Bargarh, was jumping with joy and disbelief as TV channels played out the news of the …
  • Coronavirus claims two more lives in Odisha 22 Jun 2020 05:18 By Express News Service BARGARH/BERHAMPUR: Two more persons died of Covid-19 in the State. Bargarh reported its first Covid-19 death after a 76-year-old man succumbed while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here. A release issued by the …
  • Highest single-day spike of 304 COVID-19 cases in Odisha; two more die 21 Jun 2020 09:42 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha registered the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases with 304 more people testing positive for the disease, taking the total in the state to 5,160, a health department official said on Sunday. Two more people succumbed to the virus …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 304 cases as state tally touches 5160 21 Jun 2020 09:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the highest recovery of 237 Covid-19 patients, Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 304 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infected persons to 5160 on Sunday. Two more patients …
  • COVID-19 cases in Odisha cross 5000-mark, death toll reaches 14 21 Jun 2020 08:20 Share00 Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Odisha crossed 5000-mark and rose to 5,160 after 304 more people tested positive for the disease in the last 24 hours, said the health department on Sunday. Two more deaths were also …
  • Cloudy sky may play spoilsport for viewing solar eclipse in Odisha 21 Jun 2020 06:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Cloudy weather in the State has cast a shadow over the viewing of partial solar eclipse that will play out on Sunday. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the cloudy weather since Friday morning is likely to …
  • No let-up in Covid cases in Odisha 21 Jun 2020 05:59 By Express News Service The Covid-19 cases across the State climbed by 179 in the last 24 hours with Ganjam reporting the highest of 57 cases. In the last three days, the district has reported 155 cases, including 31 frontline workers. Ganjam’s tally …
  • Another low pressure area over Bay of Bengal  16 Jun 2020 06:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A low pressure area is expected to develop over the north Bay of Bengal around June 19 causing heavy rainfall in the State, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre …
  • South-west monsoon touch for Odisha 12 Jun 2020 04:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The south-west monsoon entered Odisha on Thursday and covered Malkangiri, Koraput districts along with parts of Nabarangpur, Rayagada, Gajapati and Ganjam districts, stated a release of India Meteorological Department ( …
  • 4 docs, 8 nurses among 138 fresh cases in state 09 Jun 2020 01:22 Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: Four junior doctors and eight nurses of MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur were among the 138 persons who tested positive for Covid-19 in the state, according to the health department update on Monday. The fresh cases …
  • Weather Forecast Today LIVE Updates: World Meteorological Organisation praises IMD for its accurate prediction of Cyclone Amphan 08 Jun 2020 08:53 With a low pressure area shaping up over the Bay of Bengal, the IMD Sunday predicted a prolonged rainfall warning in Odisha with heavy to very heavy rainfall in many areas in next three days. On Monday, thunderstorm with lightning and accompanied by gusty …
  • Normalcy returns to border traffic flow 05 Jun 2020 00:27 Bhubaneswar: On day four of the unlock 1.0, the state government lifted restrictions at six inter-state border checkpoints (BCPs) and allowed normal flow of traffic from Thursday. However, six other border checkpoints will continue to remain sealed to …
  • Odisha Fire Services ready with water cannons for the locust firefight 04 Jun 2020 06:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: To tackle locust attack in the State, Odisha Fire Services has decided to deploy 101 high capacity fire fighting vehicles in nine high risk districts. It has also put 91 fire stations on high alert over locust attack. …
  • Lakhs of farmers put on high alert over locust attack as Odisha identifies nine vulnerable districts 02 Jun 2020 15:13 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government has identified nine districts vulnerable to possible locust invasion, and has put the farmers and the agriculture department on high alert, officials said on Tuesday. Most of the districts bordering Andhra Pradesh, …
  • Odisha CM orders vigil on locust movement 02 Jun 2020 13:46 Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, here on Tuesday, asked officials to keep vigil on the locust movement at least for the next 10 days. Chairing a review meeting, the Chief Minister stressed the importance of farmers’ …
  • With 156 new COVID-19 cases, Odisha reports highest single-day spike 02 Jun 2020 08:03 Image Source : PTI Odisha reports highest single-day spike of 156 fresh COVID-19 cases Odisha registered its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Monday with 156 new infections, taking the state's tally to 2,104, a Health Department official …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha government alerts farmers of possible locust attack, advises precautions, says no need to panic 01 Jun 2020 09:35 Share0 Alerting farmers of the state about a possible locust invasion, the Odisha government on Sunday, May 31, advised the farmers to take precautions while stressing to not panic. State Agriculture Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo said that there is a …
  • COVID-19- Odisha reports highest single-day spike 31 May 2020 16:17 Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Sunday reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases, with 129 more people testing positive for the infection, a health department official said. The total number of coronavirus cases in the state rose to 1,948, he said. Of …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha reports highest single day spike with 129 COVID cases 31 May 2020 06:38 Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Odisha on Sunday registered its highest single day spike as 129 more persons tested positive for the coronavirus, said the Health Department. The total COVID-19 positive cases reached to 1,948 in the state. Out of the total 129 …
  • Odisha unites to applaud Covid warriors 31 May 2020 06:26 By Express News Service ‘Bande Utkal Janani’ brought together people from all walks of life as they sang the State song in chorus to boost the morale of frontline warriors fighting against coronavirus across the State. The two km stretch of Malkangiri main …
  • Bhubaneswar wakes up to late night mini storm 30 May 2020 04:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Residents of Bhubaneswar woke up to strong winds, lighting and thunderstorm on Friday morning. The wind accompanied with rain continued for an hour from around 3.30 am in the City. Odisha IMD said the wind with a speed …
  • Odisha reports 67 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 1,660 29 May 2020 09:05 Bhubaneswar: As many as 67 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the total number of such cases to 1,660 in the state, a health department official said on Thursday. Of the new patients, 65 had recently returned to the state from various …
  • 67 in 75 out: Odisha records more COVID-19 recoveries than new cases for three consecutive days 29 May 2020 05:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded more recoveries for the third consecutive day on Thursday as 75 patients recovered against 67 new cases in the last 24 hours. While the patients from 12 districts were discharged from the hospitals, the …
  • Lockdown impact: Odisha's Luhurachati hit by wave of migrants 26 May 2020 03:23 By Express News Service BARGARH: An unprecedented chaos broke out at Luhurachati after hundreds of migrant workers crossed over to the border area from Chhattisgarh on foot on Monday. The flow of migrants to Luhurachati started on wee hours of the day and …
  • Two more districts affected, COVID-19 cases surge to 1335 25 May 2020 05:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 66 more testing positive for Covid-19 in 14 districts in the last 24 hours, the number of total cases swelled to 1,335 in Odisha. Of the new cases, 59 are from quarantine centers, four from home quarantine zone and …
  • Coronavirus | Peace panels in Odisha help remove stigma associated with quarantine 24 May 2020 16:51 With conflicts and stigma associated with the COVID-19 creating bad blood among villagers, activists have come up with peace committees for instant dispute resolution especially relating to quarantining in three districts of Odisha. Also read: Casting out …
  • COVID-19 spreads to 26 dists with rise in returnees 24 May 2020 06:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With a steady rise in movement of migrants from different states, Covid-19 spread to 26 districts in Odisha after two more districts reported positive cases, all imported. As many as 80 new cases were detected in the …
  • Brick kiln workers not keen to return home 23 May 2020 00:55 Bhubaneswar: Migrants from western Odisha who work in brick kilns of southern India feel that they need not hurry to return home since they are safe, working and earning. Labourers from Balangir, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Sonepur, parts of Bargarh and Boudh …
  • Transit camps in border dists keep migrants safe 20 May 2020 22:40 Bhubaneswar: Migrant workers and others returning to Odisha have been lodged in transit camps in border districts instead of being allowed to walk, cycle or travel in vehicles to cyclone-hit districts of Odisha and West Bengal to prevent them from coming …
  • Intense heat drives migrants to spend time out in the open 16 May 2020 23:24 Bhubaneswar: The scorching summer has forced migrants putting up in quarantine centres to abandon their rooms and sleep under the open sky on the centres’ premises in several districts, endangering their lives. On Friday, a man was bitten by a snake at a …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha workers seek govt help 11 May 2020 23:46 Hyderabad: Over 6,000 migrant workers from Odisha working at brick kilns in Rangareddy district have urged the state government to help them travel to their native places. As the production season of bricks has ended, the migrants have urged the government …
  • Odisha government roadmap for cyclists, pedestrians at border checkpoints 11 May 2020 08:19 BHUBANESWAR: The state government has asked the police to intercept Odisha-bound pedestrians and cyclists at border checkpoints during the lockdown and inform the concerned district administrations. Though the government currently has a detailed standard …
  • WODC chairman Subash Chauhan passes away 10 May 2020 05:29 Subash Chauhan (File photo) BHUBANESWAR: Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) chairman, Subash Chauhan died of cancer at a private hospital here on Sunday. “WODC chairman Subash Chauhan is no more. His untimely demise is extremely painful. I express …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • DRI seizes ganja worth Rs 78 lakh in Bihar, one held 04 May 2020 12:12 Published: May 4, 2020 3:28:22 pm During the interrogation, the accused revealed that he collected the contraband from Bargarh in Odisha and planned to deliver it near Didarganj in Patna.  (Source: Thinkstock Images) Patna, May 3 (PTI) The Directorate of …
  • COVID-19 lockdown: Three districts, Bhubaneswar included in Odisha's red zone 04 May 2020 07:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With Odisha entering lockdown 3.0 from Monday, the State Government on Sunday issued a notification, categorising districts as red, orange and green zone basing on the last confirmed Covid-19 case and number of patients …
  • Coronavirus | Comply with quarantine norms, Odisha tells returnees 04 May 2020 01:35 The Odisha government has warned people returning from other States of legal action if they don’t comply with mandatory quarantine regulations. Also read: 1,150 migrant workers reach Odisha’s Ganjam district from Kerala Issuing a stern warning here on …
  • Two test coronavirus positive in Odisha's Balangir district, 21 villages sealed 03 May 2020 03:57 By Express News Service BALANGIR: The Likhiria village under Rishida panchayat in Balangir district and 20 other villages in its vicinity were notified as containment zone after two Covid-19 positive cases were reported from the area on Friday. The …
  • 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 …
  • Lockdown relaxation to boost economic work across Odisha 01 May 2020 03:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As activities have been kickstarted to bring economy back on the rails, Odisha Government on Thursday made further relaxation of lockdown restrictions to ease difficulties faced by industrial units and corporate …
  • Lockdown blocks this first-time vegetable farmer's cucumber produce supply 25 Apr 2020 03:09 Express News Service BARGARH : Ashutosh Acharya’s farm in Bargarh’s Jada village is glutted with cucumber. The six tonne of harvested fruit-cum-vegetable stock is perishing fast. The rest, unplucked and still on the vines, are slowly ripening. His bumper …
  • Poor demand, weak prices hit Odisha farmers 24 Apr 2020 05:40 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Lack of demand for vegetables in retail markets continues to trouble farmers across the State despite relaxation on the movement of farm produces amid extended lockdown. Almost all kind of vegetables are selling three …
  • Paddy harvest uncertain sans farm hands in Odisha 24 Apr 2020 05:22 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Shortage of farm hands due to the lockdown has cast a cloud on harvesting of rabi paddy in the district which will begin within a week. Majority of the farmers of Sambalpur depend on labourers from Chhattisgarh and with …
  • 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 …
  • Leg Cricket: A sport where cricket meets football 21 Apr 2020 09:28 NEW DELHI: Think cricket and you will think of a battle between bat and ball. But, did you know that there is a sport, where legs are used to send the ball sailing over the boundary fence? It's called leg cricket. A sport where cricket meets football. …
  • Odisha increases bed capacity to 5,000 for Covid-19 patients 20 Apr 2020 11:39 Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Odisha’s bed capacity for Covid-19 patients has increased to 5,000 as five more government Covid-19 hospitals were opened on Monday. These five hospitals are in Sundargarh, Bargarh, Angul, Jagatsinghpur and Nabarangpur. They …
  • Farmers develop disinfectant sprayer in Odisha for COVID-19 fight 20 Apr 2020 05:49 By Express News Service BARGARH: Three young farmers of Kalapani village in Bargarh block have developed a disinfectant sprayer to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. The trio, Kalyan Kumar (42), Nilamadhab Sahu (32) and Sanatan Pradhan (30) took around a …
  • Odisha to have a Covid-19 hospital in each district 19 Apr 2020 18:26 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha is racing to become the first state in the country to have a dedicated Covid19 healthcare facility in each of its 30 districts with a combined bed strength of 6000. It is expected to announce six new hospitals on Monday. Less than a …
  • To do or not to do, dilemma for BJD politicians: Public service in the time of pandemic 18 Apr 2020 17:10 BHUBANESWAR: Naveen Patnaik’s minister for labour, Susanta Singh courted controversy distributing money to construction workers during the lockdown. The influential Bhatli legislator from Bargarh district in western Odisha shared on Facebook pictures of …
  • Coronavirus hospital at Kalahandi, 5T Secretary reviews work 16 Apr 2020 05:17 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA/SAMBALPUR: A 50-bed dedicated Covid hospital was opened in Kalahandi district on Wednesday in the presence of 5T Secretary VK Pandian and Special Development Commissioner Suresh Mohapatra. The hospital which has …
  • Farm activities on in full swing in Odisha 11 Apr 2020 06:52 By Express News Service BARGARH: Agricultural activities for rabi paddy crops are going on in full swing across the district amid lockdown. Paddy has been cultivated over 63,115-hectare land with a production target of 3,98,887 tonne during the current …
  • Lockdown: Puri farmer sits on a 40-tonne pumpkin stock tragedy 09 Apr 2020 02:41 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Farmers across of the State are in distress. Vegetables have ripened and are rotting on the field. Farmers are staring a huge losses due to lockdown enforced bottlencks like lack of transportation and mandi operations. All …
  • Four including three of family trampled to death in Bargarh 07 Apr 2020 09:46 By Express News Service BARGARH: Panic struck residents of Padampur block in Bargarh district after four villagers including three members of a family were trampled to death by two tuskers on Monday. The deceased are Dwarikanath Pande, his father Malai …
  • Odisha: Pearl S Buck, Pratibha Ray on Bargarh MP's reading list 03 Apr 2020 12:32
  • Woman constable in Odisha's Bargarh turns singer to spread coronavirus awareness 03 Apr 2020 03:39 Express News Service BARGARH: Faced with a situation where people are yet to accept the gravity of the coronavirus threat and take necessary precautions, Bargarh police has chosen to croon its way into people’s hearts. Taking the lead is a woman traffic …
  • Unwilling to postpone wedding due to COVID-19, Odisha couple ties knot at police station 02 Apr 2020 06:17 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Unwilling to let the coronavirus outbreak wreck their wedding plans, a couple on Tuesday tied the knot in Bargarh Town police station in presence of cops without the mandatory ‘band, baaja and baarat’.The couple Pabitra …
  • Trapped in lockdown, nomads struggle for food in Odisha 29 Mar 2020 02:48 Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  The struggle for survival got even harder for nomads in Sambalpur and Bargarh in the coronavirus lockdown. The nomadic groups had come to Western Odisha few months back for livelihood but are now stranded here without food …
  • Students return home amid coronavirus scare 20 Mar 2020 12:36 BHUBANESWAR: Many students are returning from abroad after lockdown in their hostels and going for home isolation. Students staying in hostels in various institutes in country are also returning home apprehending worse days. Several students have returned …
  • Odisha 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 …
  • 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 reports biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases, tally zooms past 8000-mark 03 Jul 2020 09:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported its biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases to zoom past the 8000 mark. Two more persons also succumbed to the highly infectious disease …
  • Odisha: Irate mob ransacks police outpost, torches car after being stopped from gathering in mosque 02 Jul 2020 04:32 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Members of a particular community ransacked a police outpost and torched the private vehicle of a police officer after being restricted from gathering inside a mosque in violation of COVID-19 guidelines at …
  • 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 unlocks with caution amid COVID-19 cases surge 01 Jul 2020 04:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to strike a balance between life and livelihood, the Odisha Government on Tuesday announced guidelines for Unlock- 2 by relaxing night curfew hours across the state but continued with weekend shutdown in 10 …
  • 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 …
  • Live: India had 4L Covid cases, 12k deaths in June 30 Jun 2020 22:34 Odisha government announces weekend shutdown in 10 districts with high active caseloads to prevent crowding during easing of lockdown. The districts are: Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda, Cuttack, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and …
  • Night curfew eased across Odisha; weekend shutdown to continue in 10 districts 30 Jun 2020 19:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to strike a balance between life and livelihood, the Odisha Government on Tuesday announced guidelines for 'Unlock 2' by relaxing night curfew hours across the State but continued with the weekend …
  • Paddy seed worry for Odisha farmers 30 Jun 2020 04:43 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  Supply of sub-standard paddy seeds by the Odisha State Seed Corporation (OSSC) has emerged  a big concern for farmers in the district. Paddy is cultivated on 86,220 hectare land in the district.   The farmers’ hopes …
  • 66 per cent COVID-19 cases from 11 Odisha districts that shut down on weekends 30 Jun 2020 04:43 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As anticipated, Odisha has added a whopping 4647 cases to its Covid-19 tally this month.The number of cases recorded in the last 28 days is more than twice the cases registered in 77 days till May 31. With 245 new cases in …
  • Six districts in Odisha receive deficit rainfall 29 Jun 2020 03:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At least six districts in Odisha have received deficit rainfall in June despite normal monsoon. India Meteorological Department (IMD) attributed the reduction of rainfall activity in the State to the movement of trough …
  • With Covid surge unabated, Odisha may continue restrictions in Unlock 2 28 Jun 2020 04:00 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government’s limited Unlock 1 is set to end on June 30 but the rising count of Covid-19 may prompt it to stick to the restrictions well into end of July. On June 6, the Government enforced weekend shutdowns in …
  • Cyclone prone Odisha to build Rs 19,000-cr disaster immune power infra 26 Jun 2020 14:44 Having faced the wrath of natural disasters in the form of devastating cyclones, Odisha has firmed up plans to install a disaster resilient power infrastructure system. The ambitious project estimated to cost Rs 19,000 crore, is slated to be taken up in a …
  • Two die of Covid, Odisha death toll 17 24 Jun 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Two more patients succumbed to Covid-19, taking the death toll to 17 in the State.  While a 71-year-old man who was suffering from infected diabetic foot, diabetes and chronic kidney disease died during treatment, …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 304 cases as state tally touches 5160 21 Jun 2020 09:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the highest recovery of 237 Covid-19 patients, Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 304 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infected persons to 5160 on Sunday. Two more patients …
  • Part of Dumduma declared containment zone 21 Jun 2020 06:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) declared a part of  Dumduma as containment zone after detection of five coronavirus positive cases from Subash Nagar slum of the locality in the last 24 hours.  The area will …
  • 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 …
  • With ban on jatra, opera artistes in Odisha have odd jobs to survive amid COVID-19 lockdown 20 Jun 2020 03:22 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The government ban on jatra and the lockdown have dealt a huge blow to artistes, who are now forced to take up odd jobs to make ends meet. One such couple, Sukant Pani and Mamina from Jagannathpur village in …
  • Positive cases of COVID-19 maintain steady climb in Odisha 19 Jun 2020 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Fresh COVID-19 cases were detected from various districts in the State on Thursday. Nine cases were detected in Jajpur, taking the tally to 350 in the district. While eight cases were reported from different quarantine …
  • Odisha: Man spends 7 days in toilet as ‘home quarantine’ 17 Jun 2020 23:11 Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) A 28-year-old returnee from Tamil Nadu has been forced to quarantine himself for seven days inside a toilet as his request for extension of stay in institutional quarantine was turned down in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district. …
  • Two more doctors of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar test positive for COVID-19 17 Jun 2020 04:52 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Two more doctors of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar have tested positive taking the total number of confirmed cases in the premier health institution to seven this month. The two senior residents, including a lady doctor, of …
  • Tribals seek government housing benefits 16 Jun 2020 06:37 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Around 12 families belonging to the scheduled tribe (ST) community in Salijanaga village under Naugaon block here have filed a writ petition in the Orissa High Court seeking housing benefits under Government-sponsored …
  • Sarpanch faces villagers’ ire over disposal of temporary medical centre waste 13 Jun 2020 07:34 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Sarpanch of Bacchalo panchayat under Naugaon block was allegedly threatened by villagers on Thursday for converting the local school into a temporary medical centre (TMC) and improper disposal of waste generated from …
  • Back from Amphan duty in Bengal, 54 more firemen test positive 11 Jun 2020 23:09 Bhubaneswar: The number of rescue personnel, who have tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from post-Amphan restoration work in West Bengal, rose to 115 in the state with 54 fresh such cases on Thursday, government authorities said. Odisha added …
  • Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha; several parts of state witness rainfall 11 Jun 2020 14:55 Image Source : PTI Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha The southwest monsoon officially arrived in Odisha on Thursday, triggering rainfall in several parts of the state, the Meteorological Centre said. The onset of the monsoon brought cheers to the farmers …
  • Gananath Patra, a leader of mass movement, is no more 11 Jun 2020 14:25 Gananath Patra BHUBANESWAR: Gananath Patra, 81, a communist leader and known for his contribution for Baliapal mass movement, passed away on Saturday at his home on the outskirts of Rourkela, around 330km from Bhubaneswar. He was suffering from prolonged …
  • 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 …
  • Sarpanch among 146 infected 10 Jun 2020 04:31 By Express News Service A Sarpanch and two watchmen were among the seven positive cases that Sundargarh reported in the last 24 hours. All the new cases are linked to the temporary medical centre at Subdega block in the district. Collector Nikhil Pawan …
  • 12 Odisha Fire Services personnel among 146 others enaged in Amphan-relief test COVID-19 positive 09 Jun 2020 08:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 146 persons, including 12 personnel of Odisha Fire Services who had recently returned from West Bengal after Cyclone Amphan related restoration tasks tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in …
  • 4 docs, 8 nurses among 138 fresh cases in state 09 Jun 2020 01:22 Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: Four junior doctors and eight nurses of MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur were among the 138 persons who tested positive for Covid-19 in the state, according to the health department update on Monday. The fresh cases …
  • Admission in schools in Odisha to begin from June 8 07 Jun 2020 08:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Amid growing concern over reopening of schools, Odisha Government has decided to begin the elementary and secondary level admission process for 2020-21 academic session in the State from June 8. Schools in the State …
  • J’singhpur leads in green gram procurement 07 Jun 2020 06:06 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Despite the lockdown,  a record 315.689 tonne of green gram has been procured from farmers across the district. Absence of distress sale and rise in minimum support price (MSP) are the primary factors responsible for …
  • Covid-19 may enter 4th stage in Odisha this month: Govt 06 Jun 2020 15:08 Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Coronavirus infection might reach its fourth stage later this month, the Odisha government said, here on Saturday. “In Odisha, Covid-19 infection may reach its 4th stage this month. Maximum infection is apprehended in this month …
  • Covid Live: India reports highest single-day spike 06 Jun 2020 10:37 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Some private hospitals refusing admission to COVID patients, doing 'black-marketing of beds': Kejriwal Delhi govt is going to issue an order stating that hospitals cannot deny treatment to such people. The …
  • Weekend shutdown in 11 Odisha districts begin; nine IAS officers relieved from COVID-19 duties 06 Jun 2020 08:16 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: A two-day weekend shutdown imposed by the Odisha government in 11 of the 30 districts with high COVID-19 cases commenced on Saturday as part of efforts to flatten the rising corona infection curve. Security was tightened to enforce the …
  • Odisha allows relaxations during weekend shutdown in 11 districts 06 Jun 2020 07:17 Image Source : PTI Odisha allows relaxations during weekend shutdown in 11 districts The Odisha government, which has announced a weekend shutdown in 11 of its 30 districts till June-end to contain the spread of Covid-19, on Friday allowed some exemptions …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Central team visits Cyclone Amphan-hit districts of Odisha  04 Jun 2020 12:53 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: A seven-member central team on Thursday began its field visit to assess the extent of damage caused by Cyclone Amphan in the coastal districts of Odisha. The team, divided into two groups, will be visiting Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara …
  • 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 …
  • BMC bars labourers from outside state after 34 test +ve 03 Jul 2020 23:35 Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided not to engage labourers from outside the state in large construction and industrial work after 34 such migrant workers tested positive for Covid-19 in the past three days. All industrial …
  • 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 reports biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases, tally zooms past 8000-mark 03 Jul 2020 09:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported its biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases to zoom past the 8000 mark. Two more persons also succumbed to the highly infectious disease …
  • 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 unlocks with caution amid COVID-19 cases surge 01 Jul 2020 04:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to strike a balance between life and livelihood, the Odisha Government on Tuesday announced guidelines for Unlock- 2 by relaxing night curfew hours across the state but continued with weekend shutdown in 10 …
  • Live: India had 4L Covid cases, 12k deaths in June 30 Jun 2020 22:34 Odisha government announces weekend shutdown in 10 districts with high active caseloads to prevent crowding during easing of lockdown. The districts are: Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda, Cuttack, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and …
  • Night curfew eased across Odisha; weekend shutdown to continue in 10 districts 30 Jun 2020 19:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to strike a balance between life and livelihood, the Odisha Government on Tuesday announced guidelines for 'Unlock 2' by relaxing night curfew hours across the State but continued with the weekend …
  • Tata Steel Mining bags 2 chromite leases for 50 years 30 Jun 2020 17:12 Tata Steel Mining, formerly TS Alloys, has completed the process for signing up mining lease of Kamarda Chromite Mine and Saruabil Chromite Mine at Jajpur in Odisha on June 26. The company had emerged as the highest bidder for the Saruabil chrome deposit …
  • TSML completes execution of mining lease in Odisha 30 Jun 2020 15:52 KOLKATA: Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML), formerly known as TS Alloys Ltd., has successfully completed execution of mining lease for Kamarda Chromite Mine and Saruabil Chromite Mine in Jajpur district in Odisha on June 26, 2020. The agreements were …
  • 66 per cent COVID-19 cases from 11 Odisha districts that shut down on weekends 30 Jun 2020 04:43 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As anticipated, Odisha has added a whopping 4647 cases to its Covid-19 tally this month.The number of cases recorded in the last 28 days is more than twice the cases registered in 77 days till May 31. With 245 new cases in …
  • COVID-19: Incentive granted to people after completing isolation period in Odisha's quarantine centres 29 Jun 2020 14:45 By ANI JAJPUR: As per the state government's order, people coming from other states in Odisha are receiving Rs 2,000 as an incentive for completing the quarantine period. Jajpur District Magistrate Ranjan Kumar Das informed that more than 1,300 …
  • COVID-19 death toll rises to 21 in Odisha as cases touch 6,614 29 Jun 2020 05:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three more persons succumbed to COVID-19, the highest on a single day so far, taking to the death toll to 21 in the State. The deaths have been reported from Ganjam, Cuttack and Khurda districts. According to Health and …
  • Six districts in Odisha receive deficit rainfall 29 Jun 2020 03:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At least six districts in Odisha have received deficit rainfall in June despite normal monsoon. India Meteorological Department (IMD) attributed the reduction of rainfall activity in the State to the movement of trough …
  • With Covid surge unabated, Odisha may continue restrictions in Unlock 2 28 Jun 2020 04:00 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government’s limited Unlock 1 is set to end on June 30 but the rising count of Covid-19 may prompt it to stick to the restrictions well into end of July. On June 6, the Government enforced weekend shutdowns in …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 6000 mark; two-day curfew in Puri from June 30 ahead of return car festival 27 Jun 2020 19:17 By PTI PURI: Odisha reported one more COVID-19 fatality on Saturday, taking the death toll to 18 as 170 more people, including an NDRF jawan, tested positive for the virus, pushing the tally to 6,350. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Health …
  • Battling COVID-19: Out of government radar, has Cuttack been left to its fate? 27 Jun 2020 06:36 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Has the State Government forsaken Cuttack and left it to its fate in the midst of portends for a serious Covid-19 flare up, while focussing all its energy on the Capital city of Bhubaneswar? Or, the Cuttack Municipal …
  • 14-day institutional quarantine for people coming to slums in Bhubaneswar 27 Jun 2020 06:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Faced with a new wave of local cases with potential threat to the slums, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday went for stricter control measures, announcing compulsory 14-day institutional quarantine …
  • Fresh positive cases in Odisha include two BSF jawans 26 Jun 2020 05:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Coronavirus cases maintained a steady rise in the State on Thursday. Balangir reported 11 new positive cases, all migrant returnees housed in quarantine centres. With this, the total number of coronavirus cases rose to …
  • Man in Odisha held for uploading obscene photos of former girlfriend on social media 26 Jun 2020 05:58 By Express News Service JAJPUR: A 26-year-old man was arrested by Dharmasala police for allegedly uploading obscene photographs of his former girlfriend on social media on Thursday.  As per a complaint filed by the victim’s father, the accused Samir Kumar …
  • 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 …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 304 cases as state tally touches 5160 21 Jun 2020 09:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the highest recovery of 237 Covid-19 patients, Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 304 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infected persons to 5160 on Sunday. Two more patients …
  • No let-up in Covid cases in Odisha 21 Jun 2020 05:59 By Express News Service The Covid-19 cases across the State climbed by 179 in the last 24 hours with Ganjam reporting the highest of 57 cases. In the last three days, the district has reported 155 cases, including 31 frontline workers. Ganjam’s tally …
  • With ban on jatra, opera artistes in Odisha have odd jobs to survive amid COVID-19 lockdown 20 Jun 2020 03:22 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The government ban on jatra and the lockdown have dealt a huge blow to artistes, who are now forced to take up odd jobs to make ends meet. One such couple, Sukant Pani and Mamina from Jagannathpur village in …
  • Positive cases of COVID-19 maintain steady climb in Odisha 19 Jun 2020 03:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Fresh COVID-19 cases were detected from various districts in the State on Thursday. Nine cases were detected in Jajpur, taking the tally to 350 in the district. While eight cases were reported from different quarantine …
  • 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 …
  • NGT orders probe into Sukinda rail siding operations 18 Jun 2020 04:04 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to the East Coast Railway (ECoR) and Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) in connection with the operation of Sukinda railway siding which has a per day capacity …
  • Odisha Covid tally crosses 4,000 mark 16 Jun 2020 06:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With 146 more testing positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the number of total cases crossed the 4,000 mark in Odisha in exactly three months.The first positive case was detected on March 15 when a 31-year-old …
  • Cuttack, Khurda overtake Ganjam in active +ve cases 15 Jun 2020 23:12 Bhubaneswar: Ganjam seems to have turned a corner as far as the coronavirus crisis is concerned. The district — which has the highest Covid-19 case count in the state — has only 71 active cases. Even as the migration-prone district is doing relatively …
  • CESC, Adani, Tata  in race for Odisha discoms 14 Jun 2020 19:44 The Adani Group, RP-Sanjiv Goenka group’s CESC Ltd and Tata Power Co. Ltd have evinced interest in the three electricity distribution companies (discoms) being privatized by the Odisha government, said two people aware of the development. The discoms are …
  • Raja, a humble affair this year 14 Jun 2020 06:40 By Express News Service PARADIP/ANGUL/JAJPUR  : The Raja festival this year is going to be a private affair in households in the port city. The Covid-19 pandemic and cyclone Amphan have played spoilsport and the festival, which brings people …
  • Odisha’s Covid curve keeps climbing 13 Jun 2020 07:33 By Express News Service Two doctors of a health centre in Kalahandi are among the 112 new coronavirus positive cases that were reported in the State on Friday. Among three cases that came to fore in the Western Odisha district, two are AYUSH doctors of …
  • Covid death toll rises to 10, total cases 3,498 13 Jun 2020 05:52 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: One  more person died of Covid-19 taking the death toll to 10 in Odisha in the last nearly three months. The 55-year-old man from Ganjam district succumbed while undergoing treatment in a Covid hospital. Official …
  • Neelachal Ispat staff request reopening of plant 12 Jun 2020 01:53 Bhubaneswar: The employees of the Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) on Thursday urged the state as well as the central government to resume the plant’s operation and give their wages, which they are not receiving for the last three months due to the …
  • Former Finance Minister Ghadei stresses reopening of chromite mines 11 Jun 2020 06:30 By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Former Finance Minister and senior BJD leader Prafulla Chandra Ghadei on Wednesday called for reopening of mines in Sukinda chromite valley as their prolonged closure has affected the livelihood of thousands of workers. “ …
  • 4 docs, 8 nurses among 138 fresh cases in state 09 Jun 2020 01:22 Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: Four junior doctors and eight nurses of MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur were among the 138 persons who tested positive for Covid-19 in the state, according to the health department update on Monday. The fresh cases …
  • Weather Forecast Today LIVE Updates: World Meteorological Organisation praises IMD for its accurate prediction of Cyclone Amphan 08 Jun 2020 08:53 With a low pressure area shaping up over the Bay of Bengal, the IMD Sunday predicted a prolonged rainfall warning in Odisha with heavy to very heavy rainfall in many areas in next three days. On Monday, thunderstorm with lightning and accompanied by gusty …
  • Odisha: Intra-state train services to start from Monday 07 Jun 2020 19:41 Representative image. BHUBANESWAR: Intra-state train services will start from Monday onwards. Six major trains will run in Odisha connecting Bhubaneswar with Sambalpur, Rourkela, Bhadrak, Koraput, Berhampur and Balangir. Tickets are available on passenger …
  • 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 …
  • Coincidence! Daily COVID count drops by 56% in Odisha as 11 districts observe shutdown 07 Jun 2020 13:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The daily count of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Odisha dropped by over 56 per cent on the day the State-enforced shutdown in its 11 high virus burden districts. It may be a mere coincidence, the number of …
  • Admission in schools in Odisha to begin from June 8 07 Jun 2020 08:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Amid growing concern over reopening of schools, Odisha Government has decided to begin the elementary and secondary level admission process for 2020-21 academic session in the State from June 8. Schools in the State …
  • J’singhpur leads in green gram procurement 07 Jun 2020 06:06 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Despite the lockdown,  a record 315.689 tonne of green gram has been procured from farmers across the district. Absence of distress sale and rise in minimum support price (MSP) are the primary factors responsible for …
  • Covid-19 may enter 4th stage in Odisha this month: Govt 06 Jun 2020 15:08 Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Coronavirus infection might reach its fourth stage later this month, the Odisha government said, here on Saturday. “In Odisha, Covid-19 infection may reach its 4th stage this month. Maximum infection is apprehended in this month …
  • Covid Live: India reports highest single-day spike 06 Jun 2020 10:37 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Some private hospitals refusing admission to COVID patients, doing 'black-marketing of beds': Kejriwal Delhi govt is going to issue an order stating that hospitals cannot deny treatment to such people. The …
  • Weekend shutdown in 11 Odisha districts begin; nine IAS officers relieved from COVID-19 duties 06 Jun 2020 08:16 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: A two-day weekend shutdown imposed by the Odisha government in 11 of the 30 districts with high COVID-19 cases commenced on Saturday as part of efforts to flatten the rising corona infection curve. Security was tightened to enforce the …
  • Odisha allows relaxations during weekend shutdown in 11 districts 06 Jun 2020 07:17 Image Source : PTI Odisha allows relaxations during weekend shutdown in 11 districts The Odisha government, which has announced a weekend shutdown in 11 of its 30 districts till June-end to contain the spread of Covid-19, on Friday allowed some exemptions …
  • 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: 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 …
  • State sees 91 new cases, infection spreads to Sambalpur 18 May 2020 01:39 Bhubaneswar: The state recorded 91 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, pushing its total number of cases to 828. It also recorded its fourth death, taking the number of people who have succumbed to Covid-19 to four. Twenty-four patients were …
  • 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 …
  • NDRF deploys 10 teams in Odisha, 7 in West Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches 17 May 2020 14:04 SN Pradhan NEW DELHI: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has sent its 10 teams to Odisha and 7 teams to West Bengal in view of the approaching Cyclone Amphan, which is likely to intensify in next 24 hours. "In Odisha, 10 teams have been sent …
  • 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 may affect 7L in coastal Odisha, CM makes saving lives the priority 16 May 2020 23:24 Bhubaneswar: Nearly seven lakh people living in 649 villages of coastal Odisha could be severely affected by Cyclone Amphan, the state government said on Saturday based on initial projection by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) which also hinted …
  • Over 1.33 lakh migrants have returned to Odisha (Ld) 16 May 2020 17:14 Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday said 1.33 lakh migrants have returned to the state so far. “So far, 1,33,245 Odias have returned to the state through various means including trains, buses and other vehicles. As many as 55,567 …
  • Surat link adds to state’s Covid count as 84 more test +ve 14 May 2020 23:45 Bhubaneswar: Ganjam’s Covid-19 figures went beyond 250 after 42 more from the district tested positive for the virus on Thursday, taking the state total to 624. The 42 were all returnees from Surat and were part of the 86 who tested positive on the day. …
  • Odisha couple skips wedding bash, donates money to CM's COVID-19 fund 14 May 2020 11:16 By PTI KENDRAPADA: Putting to rest plans of a grand wedding, a couple in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district has tied the knot in a simple ceremony and donated a part of the funds set aside for the occasion to aid the state in its fight against COVID-19. …
  • Flights from Chicago, KL to bring back Odias 13 May 2020 23:38 Bhubaneswar: An Air India (AI) flight from Chicago and another from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur will land at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here later this month. Special relief commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said the flight from …
  • Returnee migrants in Odisha to get certificate course to work as Covid-19 volunteers after completion of quarantine period 12 May 2020 15:11 BHUBANESWAR: The returnee migrants quarantined in different temporary medical camps of the state would get a brief certificate course on Covid-19 to work as Covid volunteers after completion of their quarantine period. The decision was taken at a high- …
  • Migrants from two different states wont be allowed to share accommodation in quarantine centers 12 May 2020 09:15 BHUBANESWAR: To reduce spread of coronavirus among migrants at the quarantine centres in the villages, administration of several districts have planned to segregate migrants on the basis of the place they return from. The district authorities said the ones …
  • Brass craftspersons stare at a bleak future 12 May 2020 01:49 Kendrapada: Around 1,500 brass craftspersons of Jajpur district, which is a Covid-19 hotspot, are staring at a bleak future with no takers for their wares. “Around 45 families of our village earn their livelihood by making brass items. But sales became …
  • 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 …
  • 55,000 returned to state in 10 days 10 May 2020 00:49 Bhubaneswar: Over 55,000 people including migrant workers, students, professionals and those on pilgrimage have returned to Odisha in the past 10 days after the Centre allowed the interstate movement of migrants. Almost all of them have been put in …
  • Jagannath temples in state to follow Puri protocol 09 May 2020 00:51 Bhubaneswar: A day after the Centre approved the state government’s proposal to start building the chariots for the Puri Rath Yatra — scheduled for June 23 — other prominent Jagannath temples in the state, too, have decided to commence the construction …
  • Back home, workers narrate their plight 09 May 2020 00:51 Kendrapada: Large number of workers with homes in Kendrapada district and nearby areas returned from states like West Bengal, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Kerala with their dreams shattered and a bagful of horror stories to tell. Many left their …
  • Covid-19: With 60 new cases, Odisha witnesses highest spike in 24 hours 08 May 2020 10:46 Image used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: With 60 Covid-19 positive cases in the past 24 hours, the number of infected people in Odisha mounted to 245 on Friday, government updates show. Total 26 persons including 19 from Ganjam, five from …
  • Pre-test likely for foreign returnees 07 May 2020 23:38 Bhubaneswar: Following the Centre’s decision to evacuate Indians stuck abroad, the Odisha government is likely to come up with a set of guidelines before allowing Odias to enter the state. While there’s no clarity on the number of people set to return to …
  • 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
  • Odisha extends lockdown to 14 districts, quarantined homes to be marked with stickers 23 Mar 2020 14:55 The Odisha Government extended its lockdown of districts form five to 14 on Monday. In addition to the five district and eight cities under lockdown for a week, entire districts of Puri, Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore, Sambalpur, …
  • Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates: Death Toll In India Reaches 6; Passenger Trains Cancelled Till March 31 22 Mar 2020 21:39 The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect everyday life and cripple economies across the world as it records a total of 12,592 deaths, most in Europe (7,199) and Asia (3,459). With 4,825 deaths, Italy now has a higher toll than even China (3,255) where …
  • Covid-19 live: Janta Curfew on; no passenger trains to run till March 31 22 Mar 2020 08:26 Odisha government has announced lockdown in the state till March 29 (till 9pm). The lockdown has been announced in districts of Khurdha, Cuttak, Ganjam, Kendrapada, Angul, the towns of Puri, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Jajpur town and …
  • Delhi to Chennai, Mumbai to Kolkata: India observes Janata Curfew | Photos 22 Mar 2020 07:37 Image Source : ANI Janata Curfew in Meerut  As the number of cases of coronavirus is rising, the country will be observing an unprecedented shutdown on Sunday following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for a 'Janata curfew', where people …
  • Virus picks up pace in India: Positive cases up to 341, 6 casualties 22 Mar 2020 07:32 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Researchers at IIT have developed a method to detect COVID-19 which can significantly reduce the test cost making it affordable for large sections. The National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune is in the process …
  • Coronavirus: Odisha first state to execute week-long lockdown from Sunday 21 Mar 2020 14:33 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneshwar | Updated: March 21, 2020 6:35:42 pm five districts- including its towns and villages- along with (towns) Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Baleswar, Puri, Rourkela, Bhadrak, Jajpur Town, and Jajpur will be under near total …
  • COVID19: Odisha announces lockdown in 5 districts, 8 towns 21 Mar 2020 12:10 Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday ordered lockdown of 40 per cent parts of the state including capital city Bhubaneswar for a week. The lockdown will be in force in five …
  • Odisha announces a week long lockdown for 40 percent of the state starting tomorrow 21 Mar 2020 11:22 BHUBANESWAR: In a bold move Naveen Patnaik’s government has ordered a week long lockdown of about 40 per cent of the state, including state capital Bhubaneswar, twin city cuttack and important industrial townships. For the next seven days, starting from 22 …
  • Haridaspur-Paradip railway line by March 08 Feb 2020 04:58 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: The 82-km railway line from Haridaspur to the port town of  Paradip covering Jajpur, Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur districts, is likely to be completed in March this year. Official sources said the first goods train is …
  • IMD predicts rain in Odisha in next 24 hours 03 Feb 2020 11:18 Bhubaneswar: The India Metrological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a warning, predicting light to moderate rainfall in several districts of Odisha in next 24 hours. Umashankar Das, Scientist at IMD Bhubaneswar said, “There is a likelihood of light to …
  • CAA violence in West Bengal cloud on Odisha's Bhitarkanika tourism 17 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Violence in West Bengal and other states over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is likely to take a toll on inflow of tourists to Bhitarkanika National Park and other places in Kendrapara district. Several trains from West …
  • Centre for migrant workers opened in Odisha's Kendrapara 11 Dec 2019 02:08 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Minister of Labour and ESI Susant Singh on Tuesday inaugurated a Migration Support Resource Centre (MSRC) here to assist plumbers and other migrant workers of the district. The Minister also launched three helpline …
  • Odisha Chief Minister announces steps for healthcare infrastructures in 6 districts 07 Dec 2019 17:35 Image Source : PTI Odisha Chief Minister announces steps for healthcare infrastructures in 6 districts Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a slew of measures to strengthen healthcare infrastructures in six districts. Based on …
  • Odisha CM announces steps for healthcare infra in 6 districts 07 Dec 2019 13:37 Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a slew of measures to strengthen healthcare infrastructures in six districts. Based on feedback received from patients and doctors under Mo Sarkar initiative, the Chief …
  • Odisha CM announces package for Bulbul affected farmers 11 Nov 2019 15:08 Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced an assistance package for farmers affected by the cyclone Bulbul. Taking a review meeting here, he also asked the district collectors to submit damage assessment report by …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to make aerial survey of Bulbul-hit areas today 11 Nov 2019 01:16 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will make an aerial survey of cyclone Bulbul affected districts on Monday afternoon and review damage and restoration measures at the Lok Seva Bhavan in the evening. Nearly three lakh …
  • Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc in WB, trees uprooted 10 Nov 2019 12:17 South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], Nov 10 (ANI): The severe cyclonic storm Bulbul has wreaked havoc in states' South 24 Parganas region on Sunday. Due to the speedy winds, several trees were uprooted and roads were blocked forcing the …
  • Cyclone ‘Bulbul’: Home Minister assures WB govt of all possible 10 Nov 2019 10:56 New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the centre is closely monitoring the situation after cyclone Bulbul has hit Eastern India and assured the West Bengal government of full support. “Closely monitoring the situation as cyclone …
  • Two dead as Cyclone Bulbul slams into eastern India and Bangladesh 10 Nov 2019 06:53 Posted November 10, 2019 17:34:36 A strong cyclone has made landfall in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of people have moved to shelters across the low-lying delta nation's vast coastal region. Cyclone Bulbul, which is reportedly equivalent to …
  • Cyclone Bulbul: No death in Odisha, 40 pc crop damage expected 09 Nov 2019 11:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Panic gripped people in north coastal Odisha that experienced strong wind and heavy rain under impact of very severe cyclone Bulbul which now lay centred 95 km off Paradip coast. The State Government, however, said no …
  • Did you know Odisha has lost 150km to the sea? 07 Oct 2019 13:02 KENDRAPADA: Wading through mulchy sand in Barahapur village in Odisha, Jagannath Behera comes to an abrupt halt and points towards ruins of abandoned and partially submerged houses. “That’s where my land once stood. Thirty years ago, the sea was far away. …
  • 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 …
  • 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&mdash; 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. …
  • Finding Fani 18 May 2019 20:19 Ramchandra Naik, a labourer, carries his grandson towards a multipurpose cyclone shelter built by the Red Cross at Jagannathpatna village in Brahmagiri block of Puri. Express Photo by Partha Paul.  The trees seem frozen in time. Shorn of leaves, their bare …
  • Centre, Odisha discuss restoration of banking services in Fani-hit districts 16 May 2019 23:02 ATMs will start working after power is restored. (PTI) Senior officials from the Union Finance Ministry and the state finance department on Thursday discussed measures to speedily restore banking services in cyclone-affected districts in Odisha, as well as …
  • GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha 16 May 2019 15:57 Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) The Central government has extended the deadlines for various Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers registered in cyclone-hit Odisha, an official said on Thursday. State Information and Public Relations Secretary …
  • Cyclone Fani: Around 20 lakh trees uprooted in Odisha 13 May 2019 13:56 [India], May 13 (ANI): After cyclone Fani hit Odisha coast, a forest department's report brought to the light that around 20 lakh trees uprooted in the area, including the ecologically sensitive varieties of the trees. "It will take a long time to …
  • April GST return filing deadline extended till 20 June in parts of Odisha 13 May 2019 11:25 The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for taxpayers …
  • "Cyclone-Hit Odisha To Get 1,000 Kilo-Litre Kerosene": Dharmendra Pradhan 13 May 2019 10:39 Government has ensured sufficient supplies of petrol, diesel and LPG to cylone fani-hit Odisha New Delhi: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per request …
  • Deadline for filing April GST sales returns extended by a month for 14 districts in Odisha 13 May 2019 10:09 NEW DELHI: The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for …
  • Pradhan promises supply of 1,000 kilo-litre kerosene to cyclone-hit Odisha 13 May 2019 08:07 [India], May 13 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has promised to supply 1,000 kilo-litre of subsided kerosene to Odisha, as per a request made by state chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. …
  • Odisha: Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 64 13 May 2019 02:53 [India], May 13 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Khordha (9), …
  • Cyclone Fani aftermath: Eight days on, Odisha grapples with power outage, protests break out in several areas 11 May 2019 11:03 Puri: A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri (PTI Photo) Downed power lines and water scarcity remained elusive in most cyclone-ravaged areas of coastal Odisha for the eighth day in a row despite the government’s …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll rises to 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:48 Cyclone Fani which made landfall in Puri district on May 3 left a trail of destruction in the state. Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official …
  • Death-toll due to 'Fani' touches 43 in Odisha 11 May 2019 10:36 [India], May 11 (ANI): The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 43 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 21 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday. Puri was followed by Cuttack (6), …
  • Cyclone Fani: Officers hold review meeting, provide food in affected areas of Odisha 10 May 2019 21:47 [India], May 11 (ANI): Odisha Information and Public Relations secretary said that the government has provided enough food to the cyclone-affected districts Puri and Khordha. "We have given around 3500 quintals of dry food in Puri and Khordha …
  • Report: 1.5 cr people affected, 5 lakh houses damaged in Odisha cyclone 10 May 2019 15:47 [India], May 10 (ANI): Over 1.5 crore people were affected and more than five lakh houses damaged by the extremely severe Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast in Puri on May 3, according to a report released on Friday. The State Emergency Operation …
  • Oil firms restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-battered regions of Odisha 10 May 2019 13:00 New Delhi, May 10 () Working round-the-clock to restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-hit regions of Odisha, state-owned oil marketing companies have operationalised almost all petrol pumps and LPG distribution centres in the three districts …
  • India: Cyclone “Fani” Joint Rapid Needs Assessment (JRNA) Report 2019 In the aftermath of the Cyclone in Odisha in May 2019 10 May 2019 10:12 Fani intensified into a cyclone on 27th April 2019. On 3rd May, it took the form of a very severe Tropical Cyclone (Category 4), with an estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 175-185 km/h gusting to 210 km/h crossing Odisha coast. While …
  • Cyclone Fani: Food distribution on track in Puri 09 May 2019 18:54 The Odisha government has appeared to have overcome the initial hiccups in delivering food to the cyclone-hit villages and slums in urban areas, especially in Puri district. Five hundred and three kitchens are working full time, and the people are given 50 …
  • Cyclone-Hit Odisha State on Recovery Path, Says India’s Disaster Relief Chief 08 May 2019 14:52 Interviews 17:05 08.05.2019(updated 17:31 08.05.2019) Get short URL India’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) says that it has deployed 44 teams to actively monitor ongoing relief and rehabilitation measures in the country’s eastern state of Odisha …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar 08 May 2019 07:14 Puri, Bhubaneswar: Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone Fani: 160 injured in Puri, three in Bhubaneswar, says officials 07 May 2019 21:54 [India], May 08 (ANI): Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps …
  • Cyclone ‘Fani’: Death toll rises to 37 in Odisha 07 May 2019 20:10 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Updated: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Bhubaneswar: At least 37 people lost their lives and around 1.48 crore people were affected due to cyclone ‘Fani’, the state government …
  • India: World Vision on the ground caring for families in post-Cyclone Fani devastation 07 May 2019 03:23 Thousands of children have survived Cyclone Fani in India and Bangladesh—the worst storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in 20 years—but now they have fresh concerns. “The primary concern of children still living in cyclone shelters is about getting back to …
  • Cyclone Fani: Death toll mounts to 16 in Odisha, relief work underway as storm barrels towards Bangladesh 06 May 2019 11:40 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Saturday that he will visit Odisha on May 6. (PTI) Cyclone Fani, which left a trail of destruction in Odisha yesterday, barrelled towards Bangladesh after not causing much havoc in West Bengal on Saturday. Chief …
  • Fani aftermath: Death toll reaches 34, CM Patnaik announces three-pronged plan for affected districts 06 May 2019 11:38 On Twitter CM @Naveen_Odisha also pledged that “loss of crops, animal resources and fisheries will be assessed and compensated for. Tree plantation will be taken up in mission mode after relief and restoration work is completed”. Odisha Chief Minister …
  • Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakhs to Odisha for relief work 06 May 2019 11:22 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: May 06, 2019, 4:15 pm IST Updated: May 06, 2019, 4:15 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has donated Rs 10 lakhs for restoration and relief work in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. …
  • Cyclone Fani: PM grants Rs 1,000 cr more for relief work; hails CM Patnaik 06 May 2019 11:21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha and announced Rs 1,000 crore more to the state government for conducting relief and restoration work. …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha, leaves 3 dead and over 160 injured 03 May 2019 15:31 [India], May 3 (ANI): Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching speed of 200 kmph, and left three persons dead besides over 160 injured, a trail of destruction that included damaged houses, uprooted trees …
  • Cyclone Fani lashes Odisha, leaves 3 dead besides over 160 injured 03 May 2019 15:31 Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Fani on Friday lashed Odisha, triggering heavy rainfall accompanied by wind touching the speed of 200 kmph, and left three persons dead besides over 160 injured, a trail of destruction that included damaged houses, uprooted trees and …
  • Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha, causes extensive damage 03 May 2019 13:46 [India], May 3 (ANI): Heavy rains along with a wind speed of 175 kmph battered Odisha as powerful cyclone Fani made landfall close to the temple town of Puri on Friday morning, leaving a trail of destruction in the state.The impact of the "extremely …
  • Cyclone Fani: 8 lakh to be evacuated in Odisha (2nd Lead) 01 May 2019 16:42 Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that about eight lakh people would be evacuated in view of “extremely severe” cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the coast in Puri on May 3 afternoon. Chairing a high …
  • Ex-IAS officer takes on former IPS officer in battle for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat 21 Apr 2019 12:11 By IANS BHUBANESWAR: It's a fight between a former IAS official and an ex-IPS officer in the prestigious Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha. For the first time, Bhubaneswar, which goes to the polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on …
  • Ex-IAS takes on former IPS in battle for Bhubaneswar 21 Apr 2019 11:19 Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) It’s a fight between a former IAS official and an ex-IPS officer in the prestigious Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha. For the first time, Bhubaneswar, which goes to the polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha …
  • BJP will respond to Manguli Jena’s murder not by a bullet but by ballot: Dharmendra Pradhan 15 Apr 2019 13:19 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Apr 15, 2019, 2:07 pm IST Updated: Apr 15, 2019, 2:07 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday accused Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of shedding crocodile tears over the …
  • Odisha: Pradhan accuses CM of shedding crocodile tears on BJP worker's killing 15 Apr 2019 12:44 [India], Apr 15 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday accused Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of "shedding crocodile tears" on the murder of BJP worker in Khordha district yesterday, and appealed to people to respond to the …
  • BJP leader killed in Odisha, shutdown called 15 Apr 2019 11:07 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Apr 15, 2019, 1:30 pm IST Updated: Apr 15, 2019, 1:30 pm IST Bhubaneswar: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Odisha’s Khordha town, police said on Monday. Party …
  • BJP leader shot dead in Odisha 15 Apr 2019 06:32 Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified men in Odisha’s Khordha town late on Sunday, police said on Monday. Khordha Mandal President Manguli Jena was shot at near Khurda BJP MLA candidate Kalucharan …
  • Odisha: BJP Mandal president shot dead in Khordha 14 Apr 2019 21:39 [India], Apr 15 (ANI): BJP Khordha Mandal President Manguli Jena was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants near his party office, the police said. Further details are awaited. (ANI)
  • 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 reports biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases, tally zooms past 8000-mark 03 Jul 2020 09:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported its biggest single-day spike of 561 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases to zoom past the 8000 mark. Two more persons also succumbed to the highly infectious disease …
  • Odisha unlocks with caution amid COVID-19 cases surge 01 Jul 2020 04:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to strike a balance between life and livelihood, the Odisha Government on Tuesday announced guidelines for Unlock- 2 by relaxing night curfew hours across the state but continued with weekend shutdown in 10 …
  • Live: India had 4L Covid cases, 12k deaths in June 30 Jun 2020 22:34 Odisha government announces weekend shutdown in 10 districts with high active caseloads to prevent crowding during easing of lockdown. The districts are: Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda, Cuttack, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and …
  • Night curfew eased across Odisha; weekend shutdown to continue in 10 districts 30 Jun 2020 19:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to strike a balance between life and livelihood, the Odisha Government on Tuesday announced guidelines for 'Unlock 2' by relaxing night curfew hours across the State but continued with the weekend …
  • 66 per cent COVID-19 cases from 11 Odisha districts that shut down on weekends 30 Jun 2020 04:43 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As anticipated, Odisha has added a whopping 4647 cases to its Covid-19 tally this month.The number of cases recorded in the last 28 days is more than twice the cases registered in 77 days till May 31. With 245 new cases in …
  • COVID-19 death toll rises to 21 in Odisha as cases touch 6,614 29 Jun 2020 05:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three more persons succumbed to COVID-19, the highest on a single day so far, taking to the death toll to 21 in the State. The deaths have been reported from Ganjam, Cuttack and Khurda districts. According to Health and …
  • Galwan Valley standoff: Call for release of ex gratia to martyr Nandu Ram Soren’s family 26 Jun 2020 05:58 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The Dalit Adivasi Mahasangha (DAM) has called upon the State Government to release ex gratia to the family of Odia jawan Nandu Ram Soren for conduct of ceremonial rituals following his cremation.  Soren, who served as Naib …
  • 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 …
  • Two die of Covid, Odisha death toll 17 24 Jun 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Two more patients succumbed to Covid-19, taking the death toll to 17 in the State.  While a 71-year-old man who was suffering from infected diabetic foot, diabetes and chronic kidney disease died during treatment, …
  • Locals, servitors seek conduct of Dwitiya Srikhetra Rath Yatra 23 Jun 2020 04:29 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Servitors of Haribaldevjew temple along with devotees on Monday staged a demonstration in front of the Collectorate demanding conduct of Dwitiya Srikhetra Rath Yatra. The protestors said when the Supreme Court has allowed …
  • Cops, KMC plan market clean-up and tests to protect officers’ quarters 23 Jun 2020 04:28 Cops and civic workers plan to clean up markets daily to reduce the risk of infection KOLKATA: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation and Kolkata Police have decided to concentrate on cleaning up markets in south Kolkata and conducting random tests in …
  • Odisha reports one more Covid-19 death, toll rises to 15 22 Jun 2020 09:04 Migrants screened outside Bhubaneswar railway station (PTI photo) BHUBANESWAR: One more person died due to Covid-19 in Odisha raising the death toll due to the virus in the state to 15 even as 143 more tested positive for the virus increasing the number of …
  • Part of Dumduma declared containment zone 21 Jun 2020 06:06 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) declared a part of  Dumduma as containment zone after detection of five coronavirus positive cases from Subash Nagar slum of the locality in the last 24 hours.  The area will …
  • No let-up in Covid cases in Odisha 21 Jun 2020 05:59 By Express News Service The Covid-19 cases across the State climbed by 179 in the last 24 hours with Ganjam reporting the highest of 57 cases. In the last three days, the district has reported 155 cases, including 31 frontline workers. Ganjam’s tally …
  • 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 …
  • Farewells and gun salutes across states as more martyrs cremated 20 Jun 2020 01:56 Tear-laden farewells and patriotic sentiments were witnessed yet again in many parts of the country – from Punjab to Bihar and Odisha to Jharkhand — on Friday, as a few of the soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan Valley on Monday night were cremated in …
  • Opinion | China knows its game is up 18 Jun 2020 17:35 Image Source : INDIA TV Aaj Ki Baat: India-China faceoff | Opinion As the coffins of 20 Indian army martyrs moved to their native places on Wednesday, a tearful nation paid homage to the brave warriors who gave the supreme sacrifice in defence of the …
  • Five of 20 soldiers who died in Ladakh laid to rest; mortal remains of others being taken home 18 Jun 2020 16:34 NEW DELHI: Five of the 20 Indian soldiers, including a colonel, who died fighting Chinese troops in Ladakh, were laid to rest at their native places on Thursday amid patriotic slogans, gun salutes and barely held back tears. The mortal remains of the other …
  • Bravehearts' last journey: India salutes 20 heroes who died protecting the borders 18 Jun 2020 12:18 Image Source : INDIA TV Nation pays tribute to 20 bravehearts who laid their lives protecting borders in sub-zero temperatures From Hyderabad to Hamirpur and Saharsa, crowds of thousands came out on the streets to pay homage to 20 Indian soldiers who laid …
  • Two from Odisha among 20 martyred in Ladakh 18 Jun 2020 09:33 BERHAMPUR/BALASORE: Two jawans from the state, Sepoy Chandrakant Pradhan (28) and Naib Subedar Nandu Ram Soren (42) were among the 20 who died in the violent clash between Indian and Chinese troops in Galwan Valley of eastern Ladakh on Monday night. …
  • Galwan Valley Faceoff: Wave of grief as mortal remains of soldiers reach their native places 18 Jun 2020 07:55 Image Source : ANI Galwan Valley Faceoff: Wave of grief as mortal remains of soldiers reach their native places A wave of grief swept across the country as the mortal remains of the soldiers who laid down their lives fighting the Chinese Army in Galwan …
  • COVID-19 brake on Rath Yatra celebrations in over 40 temples across Odisha due to virus fears 18 Jun 2020 06:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As Odisha awaits with bated breath the outcome of hearing by Supreme Court on petitions over Rath Yatra at Puri on Thursday, managing committees of nearly 40 Jagannath Temples across the State have decided to cancel …
  • Post-retirement plan cut short for soldier 18 Jun 2020 04:27 Nandu Ram Soren, a Naib Subedar with 16 Bihar Regiment, was preparing for a quiet post-retirement life with his wife and three minor daughters in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district but destiny had different plan. The 43-year-old was killed in the violent face- …
  • India-China border face-off: ‘Maarte maarte mare hain’ 18 Jun 2020 00:40 20 Indian Army personnel, including the commanding officer of 16 Bihar, were killed Monday night in violent clashes with Chinese troops in the Galwan valley of Ladakh where disengagement of troops on either side was underway. The 20 soldiers who died came …
  • The 20 bravehearts who were martyred in violent face-off with Chinese troops at LAC 17 Jun 2020 15:53 Image Source : INDIA TV Colonel Santosh Babu was killed in action during faceoff at LAC At least 20 Indian Army personnel including a colonel were killed in a fierce clash with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh on Monday night. This was …
  • Odisha CM announces Rs 25 lakh each for kin of martyred jawans 17 Jun 2020 14:40 Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh each from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to the next of the kin of the two Odia jawans, who were killed during a clash with Chinese soldiers in …
  • 20 soldiers who died in Galwan valley came from all over India 17 Jun 2020 13:29 New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The 20 soldiers, including a commanding officer who were killed in action in Galwan valley in eastern Ladakh, came from almost all parts of India: from Punjab in the west to West Bengal and Bihar in the east. Colonel Bikumalla …
  • Two tribal villages in Odisha mourn deaths of their sons in Ladakh clashes 17 Jun 2020 12:57 By PTI PHULBANI: Two nondescript tribal villages in Odisha are mourning the deaths of their sons killed in a clash with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh amid tales of pride and sacrifice. Chandrakanta Pradhan (28) hailed from Biarpanga village in Kandhamal …
  • Sad but proud, say kin of two Odisha jawans martyred in Galwan Valley standoff 17 Jun 2020 12:57 By Express News Service BARIPADA/PHULBANI: Two jawans from Odisha were among the 20 soldiers martyred at Galwan Valley along the India-China border during a violent face-off with their Chinese counterparts on Monday night. The two are Naib Subedar …
  • Another low pressure area over Bay of Bengal  16 Jun 2020 06:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A low pressure area is expected to develop over the north Bay of Bengal around June 19 causing heavy rainfall in the State, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre …
  • Ant chutney that wowed Gordon Ramsay can fight coronavirus? 16 Jun 2020 04:43 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The chutney of red ants and their dried eggs which had celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay wowed has been suggested by an engineer as a formulation to fight coronavirus.A delicacy by the indigenous population, the red ant chutney …
  • Odisha man kills 60-year-old aunt, enters police station with victim's severed head 15 Jun 2020 14:56 Image used for representational purpose only BARIPADA: Carrying the severed head of a woman he allegedly killed on suspicion of practising witchcraft, a 30-year-old man walked around 13 kilometres to reach the local police station in Odsiha's …
  • CESC, Adani, Tata  in race for Odisha discoms 14 Jun 2020 19:44 The Adani Group, RP-Sanjiv Goenka group’s CESC Ltd and Tata Power Co. Ltd have evinced interest in the three electricity distribution companies (discoms) being privatized by the Odisha government, said two people aware of the development. The discoms are …
  • Action against three doctors sought for assault on tribal colleague 14 Jun 2020 06:41 By Express News Service BARIPADA:  The Odisha Munda Students Association (OMSA) on Saturday sought the arrest of three doctors of a private hospital for assaulting one of their tribal colleagues. Members of the association met Mayurbhanj SP Parmar Smit …
  • 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 …
  • Back from Amphan duty in Bengal, 54 more firemen test positive 11 Jun 2020 23:09 Bhubaneswar: The number of rescue personnel, who have tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from post-Amphan restoration work in West Bengal, rose to 115 in the state with 54 fresh such cases on Thursday, government authorities said. Odisha added …
  • 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 …
  • Sarpanch among 146 infected 10 Jun 2020 04:31 By Express News Service A Sarpanch and two watchmen were among the seven positive cases that Sundargarh reported in the last 24 hours. All the new cases are linked to the temporary medical centre at Subdega block in the district. Collector Nikhil Pawan …
  • 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 …
  • Weather Forecast Today LIVE Updates: World Meteorological Organisation praises IMD for its accurate prediction of Cyclone Amphan 08 Jun 2020 08:53 With a low pressure area shaping up over the Bay of Bengal, the IMD Sunday predicted a prolonged rainfall warning in Odisha with heavy to very heavy rainfall in many areas in next three days. On Monday, thunderstorm with lightning and accompanied by gusty …
  • Normalcy returns to border traffic flow 05 Jun 2020 00:27 Bhubaneswar: On day four of the unlock 1.0, the state government lifted restrictions at six inter-state border checkpoints (BCPs) and allowed normal flow of traffic from Thursday. However, six other border checkpoints will continue to remain sealed to …
  • Odisha Fire Services ready with water cannons for the locust firefight 04 Jun 2020 06:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: To tackle locust attack in the State, Odisha Fire Services has decided to deploy 101 high capacity fire fighting vehicles in nine high risk districts. It has also put 91 fire stations on high alert over locust attack. …
  • 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. …
  • With 156 new COVID-19 cases, Odisha reports highest single-day spike 02 Jun 2020 08:03 Image Source : PTI Odisha reports highest single-day spike of 156 fresh COVID-19 cases Odisha registered its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Monday with 156 new infections, taking the state's tally to 2,104, a Health Department official …
  • COVID-19 lockdown: Huge arrival of migrants in Rourkela has officials in tizzy 02 Jun 2020 05:21 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The crisis handling skills of officials of the district administration and Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) were put to test as a Shramik Special train from Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu arrived here with more than double the …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 66 per cent COVID-19 cases from 11 Odisha districts that shut down on weekends 30 Jun 2020 04:43 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As anticipated, Odisha has added a whopping 4647 cases to its Covid-19 tally this month.The number of cases recorded in the last 28 days is more than twice the cases registered in 77 days till May 31. With 245 new cases in …
  • With Covid surge unabated, Odisha may continue restrictions in Unlock 2 28 Jun 2020 04:00 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government’s limited Unlock 1 is set to end on June 30 but the rising count of Covid-19 may prompt it to stick to the restrictions well into end of July. On June 6, the Government enforced weekend shutdowns in …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 6000 mark; two-day curfew in Puri from June 30 ahead of return car festival 27 Jun 2020 19:17 By PTI PURI: Odisha reported one more COVID-19 fatality on Saturday, taking the death toll to 18 as 170 more people, including an NDRF jawan, tested positive for the virus, pushing the tally to 6,350. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Health …
  • 100 workers flown down from Odisha for metro project in Ahmedabad 26 Jun 2020 22:01 Written by Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Published: June 27, 2020 2:38:06 am Gujarat accounts for a total of 27.09 per cent of migrants who returned to Odisha after the lockdown, which is the highest among returnees compared to other labour destination states …
  • 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 …
  • Gajapati urges Naveen to move SC for allowing Rath Yatra in Puri 21 Jun 2020 05:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With pressure mounting on the State Government over conduct of Rath Yatra on June 23, the Shree Jagannath Temple managing committee on Saturday urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to immediately move the Supreme Court …
  • SC ruling on Jagannath Rath Yatra: Artisans shed tears 21 Jun 2020 05:45 Puri: The Supreme Court's decision to stay Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra, one of the most popular festivals of Hindus, this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic has left the multitude of artisans connected to the construction of the grand chariots …
  • Odia Muslim in SC with a prayer: Allow Rath Yatra 21 Jun 2020 01:22 NEW DELHI: An Odia Muslim has moved the Supreme Court with a fervent prayer — allow the world-famous Rath Yatra at Puri this year as discontinuance of the religious tradition would ritually mandate its stall-ing for next 12 years. Hailing from Itamati in …
  • 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 …
  • Puri Shankaracharya seeks review of SC order on cancellation of Rath Yatra 19 Jun 2020 20:52 Swami Nischalananda Saraswati BHUBANESWAR: Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati on Friday urged the Supreme Court to review its Thursday’s order on cancellation of June 23 Rath Yatra in view of Covid-19 pandemic. It coincided with a Nayagarh- …
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urges Centre to relocate, restore temple submerged in Mahanadi 18 Jun 2020 10:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged the Centre to relocate and restore the temple found submerged in Mahanadi river near Baideswar in Nayagarh districts. In a letter to Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel …
  • Pradhan urges Culture Ministry for restoration of 500-year-old temple found in river 18 Jun 2020 06:07 BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged the Culture Ministry to take steps for restoration and relocation of an ancient temple that remained submerged in Mahanadi river and was discovered recently in Odisha. In a letter to Union Culture …
  • 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 …
  • 15th Century 60ft Tall Temple Submerged in River Resurfaces in Indian State 15 Jun 2020 13:38 India 13:35 GMT 15.06.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/107962/06/1079620647_0:0:1200:675_1200x675_80_0_0_94f960d431feb7556def3f80cacbbb0f.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i …
  • COVID-19 lockdown boon for poachers on leopard hunt in Odisha 15 Jun 2020 06:48 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Forest and wildlife protection appears to be crumbling in Odisha. The lockdown period alone has reported poaching of at least five leopards, though insiders say the actual number could be seven. The first case came to fore …
  • Youth poses as Sabyasachi Mishra aide, tricks migrants 13 Jun 2020 05:52 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An Odia man was arrested by Tamil Nadu police for cheating migrants on the pretext of bringing them back to their homes in Odisha. The accused is Gopal Chandra Sahoo a native of Nayagarh district. According to police, …
  • 500-year-old temple, submerged in 19th century, resurfaces in Odisha 12 Jun 2020 20:06 Image Source : INTACH 500-year-old temple A 500-year-old temple that is believed to be submerged during the 19th century, has resurfaced in the Mahanadi river in Odisha's Nayagarh district. A team of explorers from Indian National Trust for Art and …
  • Gananath Patra, a leader of mass movement, is no more 11 Jun 2020 14:25 Gananath Patra BHUBANESWAR: Gananath Patra, 81, a communist leader and known for his contribution for Baliapal mass movement, passed away on Saturday at his home on the outskirts of Rourkela, around 330km from Bhubaneswar. He was suffering from prolonged …
  • Sarpanch among 146 infected 10 Jun 2020 04:31 By Express News Service A Sarpanch and two watchmen were among the seven positive cases that Sundargarh reported in the last 24 hours. All the new cases are linked to the temporary medical centre at Subdega block in the district. Collector Nikhil Pawan …
  • 4 docs, 8 nurses among 138 fresh cases in state 09 Jun 2020 01:22 Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: Four junior doctors and eight nurses of MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur were among the 138 persons who tested positive for Covid-19 in the state, according to the health department update on Monday. The fresh cases …
  • 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 …
  • STF nabs two, including lecturer in Odisha for smuggling leopard skins 08 Jun 2020 10:12 BHUBANESWAR: The special task force (STF) of Crime Branch on Monday arrested two persons, including a lecturer of a private arts college, from a forest in Nayagarh district on charges of smuggling wildlife organs. The STF seized two leopard skins and two …
  • Weather Forecast Today LIVE Updates: World Meteorological Organisation praises IMD for its accurate prediction of Cyclone Amphan 08 Jun 2020 08:53 With a low pressure area shaping up over the Bay of Bengal, the IMD Sunday predicted a prolonged rainfall warning in Odisha with heavy to very heavy rainfall in many areas in next three days. On Monday, thunderstorm with lightning and accompanied by gusty …
  • Teacher among two arrested for smuggling leopard, deer hides in Odisha 08 Jun 2020 08:05 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Monday arrested two persons, including a teacher of a private college, and seized two leopard and two deer hides from them. Acting on a tip-off, the agency's officers …
  • 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 …
  • Coincidence! Daily COVID count drops by 56% in Odisha as 11 districts observe shutdown 07 Jun 2020 13:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The daily count of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Odisha dropped by over 56 per cent on the day the State-enforced shutdown in its 11 high virus burden districts. It may be a mere coincidence, the number of …
  • Admission in schools in Odisha to begin from June 8 07 Jun 2020 08:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Amid growing concern over reopening of schools, Odisha Government has decided to begin the elementary and secondary level admission process for 2020-21 academic session in the State from June 8. Schools in the State …
  • Covid-19 may enter 4th stage in Odisha this month: Govt 06 Jun 2020 15:08 Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Coronavirus infection might reach its fourth stage later this month, the Odisha government said, here on Saturday. “In Odisha, Covid-19 infection may reach its 4th stage this month. Maximum infection is apprehended in this month …
  • Covid Live: India reports highest single-day spike 06 Jun 2020 10:37 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Some private hospitals refusing admission to COVID patients, doing 'black-marketing of beds': Kejriwal Delhi govt is going to issue an order stating that hospitals cannot deny treatment to such people. The …
  • Weekend shutdown in 11 Odisha districts begin; nine IAS officers relieved from COVID-19 duties 06 Jun 2020 08:16 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: A two-day weekend shutdown imposed by the Odisha government in 11 of the 30 districts with high COVID-19 cases commenced on Saturday as part of efforts to flatten the rising corona infection curve. Security was tightened to enforce the …
  • Odisha allows relaxations during weekend shutdown in 11 districts 06 Jun 2020 07:17 Image Source : PTI Odisha allows relaxations during weekend shutdown in 11 districts The Odisha government, which has announced a weekend shutdown in 11 of its 30 districts till June-end to contain the spread of Covid-19, on Friday allowed some exemptions …
  • Odisha: Cobra found at a house, rescued 05 Jun 2020 13:54 Jun 05, 2020, 06:43PM ISTSource: TNNWatch how a king cobra found at a house in Odisha and was later rescued. A 10.5-ft-long king cobra was rescued from a house in Odisha. The incident took place in Nayagarh District of Odisha. The house belonged to one …
  • 22 fresh positive cases in Ganjam 05 Jun 2020 04:53 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR/ BHAWANIPATNA : Ganjam district reported 22 new Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. With this, the total number of positive cases in the district rose to 521 including three deaths. On the day, 14 coronavirus patients …
  • 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 …
  • Barking Deer Rescued From Odisha Farmer's Home After Tip-Off 03 Jun 2020 09:02 A barking deer was rescued from a farmer's home in Odisha. Officials of the Forest Department rescued an Indian muntjac (Barking Deer) from the house of an influential farmer in Odisha on Tuesday. According to the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), …
  • 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 …
  • Lockdown cripples artisan hub still reeling from Fani 03 Jun 2020 02:02 Bhubaneswar: More than two months into the lockdown, the only way to keep the hearth burning for painter-cum-stone sculptor Lingaraj Maharana of the famed Raghurajpur village was to pledge his gold chain with a bank. He repaid Rs 5,000 to a villager from …
  • With 156 new COVID-19 cases, Odisha reports highest single-day spike 02 Jun 2020 08:03 Image Source : PTI Odisha reports highest single-day spike of 156 fresh COVID-19 cases Odisha registered its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Monday with 156 new infections, taking the state's tally to 2,104, a Health Department official …
  • Police to act tough against violators during unlock 1.0 in Odisha 01 Jun 2020 17:58 Police enforce night curfew in Cuttack city on Monday. BHUBANESWAR: As the state government sounded high alert about possible surge in Covid-19 positive cases in June, Odisha police have decided to adopt zero tolerance against people, who ignore social …
  • 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 …
  • Covid-19: 11 worst-hit Odisha districts to shut down on weekends, opening of shrines, malls to wait  01 Jun 2020 10:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In view of the surge in the Covid-19 cases in the state during the last one week, Odisha government on Monday adopted a cautious approach while announcing opening of several sectors during 'Unlock 1' which is …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 156 new COVID-19 cases, state tally at 2,104 01 Jun 2020 10:52 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 156 new COVID-19 cases, state tally at 2,104 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha surged to 2,104 after 156 new cases were reported, the State Health and Family Welfare Department said on Monday. With the …
  • Odisha govt announces weekend shutdown in 11 districts 01 Jun 2020 10:39 Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday announced to enforce two-day shutdown in 11 districts every week till June end to tackle the rising COVID-19 cases. The 11 districts will remain shut on Saturdays and Sundays. These districts are — …
  • Odisha to close religious places till June 30, complete week-end shutdown in 11 districts 01 Jun 2020 09:57 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday announced to go for complete week-end shutdown in 11 districts with higher case load of corona for the entire month of June. The government also announced to debar people from visiting religious places till June 30 compared to …
  • 96 more test positive for COVID-19 in Odisha 31 May 2020 16:16 Bhubaneswar: As many as 96 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha on Saturday, taking the state’s tally to 1,819, a health department official said. The fresh cases were reported from 18 districts and the new patients had returned from worst- …
  • 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 …
  • Covid-19: Odisha's cure rate goes up as 90 more recover 30 May 2020 14:26 BHUBANESWAR: The state is witnessing a steady increase in the number of recoveries from Covid-19 as 90 more got discharged from hospitals on Friday even as 63 people tested positive for the virus. Two Covid-19 patients also died on the day, but the health …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 96 new COVID-19 cases; tally rises to 1,819 30 May 2020 08:38 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 96 new COVID-19 cases; tally rises to 1,819 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha surged to 1,819 after 96 new cases were reported, the State Health and Family Welfare Department said on Saturday. With the …
  • Bhubaneswar wakes up to late night mini storm 30 May 2020 04:28 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Residents of Bhubaneswar woke up to strong winds, lighting and thunderstorm on Friday morning. The wind accompanied with rain continued for an hour from around 3.30 am in the City. Odisha IMD said the wind with a speed …
  • Odisha’s COVID-19 recovery rate at 56 per cent, third highest in India 30 May 2020 04:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: On a day when 63 new cases were reported, Odisha posted a recovery rate of 56 per cent with discharge of 90 more Covid-19 patients on Friday. In terms of recovery, it is ranked third among States that have recorded more …
  • Two Covid-19 patients die of comorbidities in Odisha 29 May 2020 17:19 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: Two Covid-19 patients died of their comorbidities while 63 more tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the health department updates said. The health department tweeted that a 72-year man of Balasore district who was …
  • Severe thunderstorm, rain lash Bhubaneswar early morning 29 May 2020 17:19 Trees were damaged in the gale BHUBANESWAR: At around 3.45am on Friday, severe thunderstorm and lightning with heavy rain lashed the twin city. The thunderstorm continued for around 45 minutes and surprised city denizens. Gusty wind damaged trees in twin …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 63 new COVID-19 cases; tally rises to 1,723 29 May 2020 15:07 Image Source : AP Coronavirus in Odisha: 63 new COVID-19 cases; tally rises to 1,723 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha surged to 1,723 after 63 new cases were reported, the State Health and Family Welfare Department said. With the latest updates …
  • 90 COVID-19 patients recover in Odisha, 63 new cases 29 May 2020 13:34 Bhubaneswar, May 29 (IANS) As many as 90 more novel coronavirus patients have recovered in Odhisha — the highest number of recoveries in a single day so far — while 63 new cases were reported on Friday, the Health Department said. The recovered cases in …
  • Nor'wester thunderstorms, gales wreak havoc in Bhubaneswar, trees uprooted 29 May 2020 09:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Nor'wester rains wreaked havoc in Bhubaneswar and other parts of the state in the wee hours of Friday. The Odisha IMD said winds up to 93 km/hr occurred in Bhubaneswar for a few minutes at 4 am. Strong winds, …
  • Odisha reports 67 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 1,660 29 May 2020 09:05 Bhubaneswar: As many as 67 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the total number of such cases to 1,660 in the state, a health department official said on Thursday. Of the new patients, 65 had recently returned to the state from various …
  • 67 in 75 out: Odisha records more COVID-19 recoveries than new cases for three consecutive days 29 May 2020 05:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded more recoveries for the third consecutive day on Thursday as 75 patients recovered against 67 new cases in the last 24 hours. While the patients from 12 districts were discharged from the hospitals, the …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 recovery rate crosses 50 pc mark; total cases rise to 1,593 28 May 2020 07:58 Image Source : PTI Odisha's COVID-19 recovery rate crosses 50 pc mark Seventy-six people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha on Wednesday, taking the number of cases to 1,593, a Health Department official said. Of the fresh cases, 74 people returned …
  • Odisha fights back, has more recoveries than new infections 28 May 2020 07:01 Representative image BHUBANESWAR: In what could be a glimmer of hope for a state and its people fighting hard to contain Covid-19 infections, the number of patients to have recovered from the virus have surpassed active cases in the state, a first since …
  • COVID-19 recovery 50 percent in Odisha, tally rises to 1,593 28 May 2020 04:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded a recovery rate of over 50 percent after 79 Covid-19 patients recovered from nine districts of the State against 76 new cases reported from 10 districts. Of the 1,593 confirmed cases, 811 have recovered. …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 76 new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 1,593 27 May 2020 10:24 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 76 new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 1,593 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha surged to 1,593 after 76 new cases were reported, the State Health and Family Welfare Department said. With the latest …
  • With 76 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, total rises to 1,593 27 May 2020 08:29 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: As many as 76 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the total number of cases in the state to 1,593, a Health department official said on Wednesday. Of the 76 cases, 74 people had returned to Odisha from other states and …
  • Cuttack doctor becomes first medic to test COVID-19 in Odisha 27 May 2020 06:15 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: For the first time in over two months, recovery cases in Odisha is higher than Covid-19 infected in a single day.  While 79 fresh positive cases, including a doctor from Cuttack, were reported from 15 districts in the …
  • Lockdown impact: Migrants lay siege to NH-16 over food 27 May 2020 03:44 By Express News Service BHADRAK: Vehicular movement on National Highway-16 came to a grinding halt for nearly three hours as hundreds of migrant workers housed in a temporary labour camp staged road blockade near Aradi Chowk here protesting sub-standard …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 79 new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 1,517 26 May 2020 09:51 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 79 new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 1,517 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha surged to 1,517 after 79 new cases were reported, the State Health and Family Welfare Department said. With the latest …
  • 67 fresh COVID-19 cases in Odisha; count rises to 1,336 26 May 2020 03:47 Bhubaneswar: As many as 67 people tested positive for coronavirus in Odisha, taking the state’s virus tally to 1,336, a health department official said on Sunday. Of the 67 new patients, 60 were housed in quarantine centres and four were in home isolation. …
  • 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 …
  • Two more districts affected, COVID-19 cases surge to 1335 25 May 2020 05:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 66 more testing positive for Covid-19 in 14 districts in the last 24 hours, the number of total cases swelled to 1,335 in Odisha. Of the new cases, 59 are from quarantine centers, four from home quarantine zone and …
  • With 66 new cases, state Covid count touches 1,335 25 May 2020 00:01 Bhubaneswar: The number of persons infected with Covid-19 in the state touched 1,335 on Sunday with 66 new cases detected in the last 24 hours. The virus spread to another district, Nuapada, which reported its maiden case. This takes the total number of …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 67 new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 1,336 24 May 2020 09:32 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 67 new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 1,336 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha surged to 1,336 after 67 new cases were reported on Sunday, the State Health and Family Welfare Department said. With the …
  • 80 new COVID-19 cases reported in Odisha, total rises to 1,269 24 May 2020 08:33 Bhubaneswar: At least 80 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the total number of such cases in the state to 1,269, a health department official said on Saturday. Of the new patients, 71 were reported from quarantine centres in …
  • COVID-19 spreads to 26 dists with rise in returnees 24 May 2020 06:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With a steady rise in movement of migrants from different states, Covid-19 spread to 26 districts in Odisha after two more districts reported positive cases, all imported. As many as 80 new cases were detected in the …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: 80 new COVID-19 cases, Ganjam tally reaches 341; state total at 1269 23 May 2020 09:54 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Odisha: 80 new COVID-19 cases, Ganjam tally reaches 341; state total at 1269 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha surged to 1269 after 80 new cases were reported on Saturday, the State Health and Family Welfare …
  • 86 more people test COVID-19 positive in Odisha, total cases rise to 1,189 22 May 2020 17:40 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: As many as 86 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, raising the total number of such cases in the state to 1,189, the Health department said on Friday. Of the 86 new cases, 80 were reported from quarantine centres in …
  • Odisha COVID-19 toll rises to seven with one more death, cases surge to 1103 21 May 2020 10:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The COVID-19 tally in Odisha is on an upward spiral as 40 more cases were reported from 10 districts in the last 24 hours taking the total to 1103. The toll in the state rose to seven after the death of a 85-year-old …
  • One death, 82 new coronavirus cases as Odisha inches close to 1K 20 May 2020 05:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State recorded 82 more Covid-19 positive cases and one death in the last 24 hours taking the number of confirmed cases to 978 and deaths to five. The new cases have been reported from Jajpur, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, …
  • With cyclone Amphan intensifying, Odisha on its feet to evacuate 1.2 million people 19 May 2020 06:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With Amphan intensifying into a massive super cyclone and expected to pass Odisha coast in around 36 hours, the State Government on Monday started the process of shifting a whopping 1.2 million people from the …
  • Amphan heads for Bengal, now labelled a super cyclone 19 May 2020 00:45 The NDRF informed the meeting that 25 teams had been deployed to tackle the situation and 12 were in reserve. Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard teams have also been put on alert. West Bengal and Odisha are bracing for Amphan, now upgraded to only the …
  • Cyclone 'Amphan' to intensify into super cyclone by Monday evening, PM Modi to chair meeting to review situation 18 May 2020 09:32 Fishing boats anchored at the Puri beach after authorities warned fishermen not to venture into the sea in th...Read More NEW DELHI/KOLKATA/BHUBANESWAR: Cyclonic storm 'Amphan' is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening …
  • Amphan Turns Into Super Cyclone, May Hit Bengal; PM Calls Meeting At 4 pm: 10 Points 18 May 2020 07:56 Cyclone AMPHAN is expected to make a landfall in Bengal on Wednesday. New Delhi: Cyclone Amphan turned in to a "super cyclonic storm" this morning, the weather office said, hours after it intensified in to an "extremely severe cyclonic storm …
  • Odia migrants in Kerala in dire straits 16 May 2020 23:25 Bhubaneswar: At least 96 stranded Odia migrant workers at two different places — Kozhikode and Kottayam — in Kerala urged the Odisha government to help them return home. As they don’t have money and ration, they are desperately trying to return, said a …
  • Migrant workers stranded in Kerala urge govt to bring them home 16 May 2020 18:49 At least 96 stranded Odia migrant workers at two different places-Kozhikode and Kottayam- in Kerala urged the ...Read More BHUBANESWAR: At least 96 stranded Odia migrant workers at two different places-Kozhikode and Kottayam- in Kerala urged the Odisha …
  • 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 …