• ASIA/INDIA - Appointment of the Rector of the "Khristo Jyoti Mohavidyaloyo" Regional Seminary of Sambalpur 03 Sep 2020 16:05 Vatican City - On 19 May 2020, Card. Luis Antonio G. Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Fr. Lancy Rodrigues, SVD , as Rector of the "Khristo Jyoti Mohavidyaloyo" regional seminary in the diocese of …
  • 2,000 evacuated as dam waters flood Sambalpur city 30 Aug 2020 11:27
  • 2,000 evacuated as dam waters flood Sambalpur 30 Aug 2020 09:10
  • Water from Hirakud released, over 2,000 people shifted to relief centres in Sambalpur city 30 Aug 2020 04:11 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Even as the threat of inundation looms large in low-lying areas of Sambalpur city following release of water from Hirakud Dam, the district administration on Saturday evacuated around 2,000 people from vulnerable areas.  …
  • Sambalpur girl, 10, earns junior scuba diving licence 25 Aug 2020 09:36
  • Sambalpur girl’s underwater exploit earns her a junior scuba diving licence 25 Aug 2020 00:38
  • Sambalpur city to get 'Nagar Van' soon 11 Aug 2020 02:53 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Sambalpur Forest Division has planned a Nagar Van (urban forest) spanning over 50 hectare in the city. An initiative of the Central Government, the Nagar Van scheme launched in June this year envisages retaining green …
  • Three more arrested for kidnapping trader in Odisha's Sambalpur 27 Jul 2020 03:53 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Sambalpur police on Sunday arrested three more persons for their involvement in the abduction of businessman Naresh Kumar Agrawal on July 10. SP KanwarVishal Singh said the accused, Md Saifullah Tarique (24) of Dhankauda, …
  • Odisha: Sambalpur teacher grows own forest 25 Jul 2020 11:00
  • Classes commence at IIM Sambalpur in the online mode 20 Jul 2020 12:33 After successfully completing the end term examinations of the first-year students using online proctoring systems, IIM Sambalpur, one of the most promising and dynamic management institutions among the new generation IIMs of the country, has taken yet …
  • After over six years, Sambalpur bridge plans still await government approval 04 Jul 2020 03:53 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: More than six years after it was planned, the bridge-cumbarrage project connecting Phaskuda river island in the Mahanadi with city’s Binakhandi continues to hang fire, waiting for Government approval. The barrage would …
  • Odisha: Uncertainty cloud on Sambalpur water treatment plant with COVID-19 crisis 20 Jun 2020 03:22 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The COVID-19 crisis has cast a cloud of uncertainty over completion of the water treatment plant project that would resolve the drinking water crisis of Burla. The Public Health Engineering Organisation (PHEO), the …
  • Super-speciality building for VIMSAR in Odisha's Sambalpur set for December date 20 Jun 2020 03:22 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The work on the six-storey super-speciality building on the premises of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla is likely to be completed by December this year. The new target for …
  • Sambalpur celebrates divine wedding 'Sital Sasthi' under COVID-19 shadow 28 May 2020 04:37 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: For the first time in the history of Sital Sasthi celebrations in Sambalpur, the divine wedding of Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati was solemnized in a low-key manner on Wednesday. In wake of the Covid-19 health …
  • Over 30,000 get jobs under MGNREGS in Sambalpur 25 May 2020 05:08 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Even as the ongoing lockdown has resulted in mass unemployment in villages, the adminstration gave jobs to as many as 30,670 people under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) across nine …
  • Lockdown hits livelihood of Sambalpur bidi rollers 19 May 2020 00:07 Sambalpur: The lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 has hit the bidi rollers in the district. While there are 27 registered bidi companies in the district, only around five are running now, affecting livelihood of a large section of 1.45 lakh …
  • 18-year-old youth tests COVID-19 positive in Sambalpur; first case in village 18 May 2020 04:13 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Sambalpur recorded its first coronavirus case after an 18-year-old youth from Khandam village in Tribanpur panchayat of Rairakhol block tested positive on Sunday. Collector Subham Saxena said the youth had returned from …
  • 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 …
  • Locals trained to operate combine harvesters in Odisha's Sambalpur 15 May 2020 06:59 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Agriculture department has trained 50 persons from the district to operate combine harvesters to help farmers engaged in rabi paddy harvesting. Chief District Agriculture Officer Santosh Ray said training was imparted …
  • COVID-19 lockdown effect: IIM-Sambalpur in Odisha to hold online examination for first year students 15 May 2020 06:58 By PTI SAMBALPUR: The Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIM-S) has decided to conduct the end term examinations of the first year MBA students using the online proctoring system in view of the lockdown imposed to prevent Coronavirus spread. IIM-S …
  • Tribal village in Sambalpur contributes to PM CARES 17 Apr 2020 23:21
  • Two UPHCs to provide 24X7 health service in Sambalpur 09 Apr 2020 00:35
  • Sambalpur starts doorstep delivery of vegetables 06 Apr 2020 00:26
  • Slum sanitation ignored in Odisha's Sambalpur amid coronavirus fight 03 Apr 2020 06:28 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: In its efforts to tackle coronavirus, the district administration seems to have turned a blind eye to a large population in slums and smaller localities in the city which continues to practice open defecation and community …
  • Sambalpur's busy Golebazar market gets new address amid coronavirus lockdown 01 Apr 2020 08:07 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) has decided to shift a major portion of the Golebazar vegetable market to a field in front of its office building from Wednesday. Despite awareness drives and police intervention, …
  • Odisha planning to set up second Covid-19 testing lab at Sambalpur hospital 26 Mar 2020 07:38
  • COVID-19: Quarantine centres opened in 66 places across Sambalpur in Odisha 21 Mar 2020 15:44 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Sambalpur administration has set up quarantine centres in 30 places across all sub-divisions and 36 other areas under civic body limits, with more people returning to the district from coronavirus affected states and …
  • Coronavirus: People in Odisha's Sambalpur ditch buses for safety 19 Mar 2020 02:59 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The coronavirus scare has kept people away from public transport in Sambalpur. Both the Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) and private buses are witnessing a steep decline in number of passengers for fear of …
  • Corona fear leaves tourist places in Sambalpur empty 18 Mar 2020 03:18 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Tourist destinations in and around Sambalpur city wore a deserted look on Tuesday as people avoided moving out amid fears around coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak. Samaleswari temple, the abode of presiding deity of …
  • Odisha: Five held for threatening Sambalpur officer 07 Mar 2020 22:32
  • Bhim Army bandh throws life out of gear in Odisha's Sambalpur 24 Feb 2020 12:35 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Normal life was affected in the district on Sunday due to a 12-hour dawn to dusk ‘Bharat bandh’ called by Bhim Army against the Supreme Court verdict on reservation. The apex court had ruled that States are not bound to …
  • Sambalpur varsity officials clueless, raids continue 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Three days after question papers of Zoology and Chemistry of Plus Three Science third semester examination of Sambalpur University were leaked, the authorities remain clueless on the matter.  However, the squads formed by …
  • ORMAS to set up crafts emporium in Sambalpur 12 Feb 2020 04:27 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  In a bid to promote local handicraft products, the Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society (ORMAS) has decided to establish a crafts emporium in the city. Laxmipriya Store, located outside the office of District …
  • Reaction to Union Budget 2020 - Professor Mahadeo Jaiswal, Director, IIM Sambalpur 03 Feb 2020 08:43 The Union Budget for FY20-21 has put emphasis on Aspirational India and a Caring Society for a more inclusive budget that would benefit all sections of the society. There are two sides to the budget that was announced today. The positive side is that the …
  • Freedom fighters museum in Sambalpur abandoned 26 Jan 2020 04:53 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Even after four years of its inauguration, the Western Odisha Freedom Fighters Memorial Hall and Museum in Sambalpur is yet to be opened for public. Set up at Gourisankar Sahani Park, the museum has no artefact or any …
  • ‘High-Risk Mother Tracking’ app curbs IMR, MMR in Odisha's Sambalpur 25 Jan 2020 03:28 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: A mobile-based software application has proved to be a boon for district administration in curbing maternal and infant mortality to a large extent in Sambalpur. From 52 maternal deaths resulting out of pregnancy or …
  • Four killed as truck runs over makeshift shops in Odisha's Sambalpur 21 Jan 2020 11:45 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Four persons died and four others suffered critical injuries after a truck ran over makeshift shops on the roadside ar Paramanapur area in Sambalpur district on Tuesday morning. The shops set up on January 16, sources …
  • Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation to develop MSME Park in Sambalpur 20 Jan 2020 04:38 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco) will soon develop an MSME Park at Basantpur on the outskirts of the city. The park will be developed on 50 acre of 100-acre land, brought by Idco for Rs 2 …
  • Sambalpur farmer strikes gold with roses 16 Jan 2020 18:52 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: TWO years back when Western Odisha saw many traditional paddy farmers ending their lives over crop  failure, Soubhagya Nayak smelled an opportunity in rose farming. Today, he is making close to a lakh every  month by selling …
  • Sambalpur varsity to publish book on Western Odisha 26 Dec 2019 05:12 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: In a bid to popularise history, language, art and culture of Western Odisha, the  Sambalpur University will soon publish an Odia book, ‘Paschim Odisha ra Parichaya’. Editor of the book and retired Odia professor of the …
  • ATM card cloning gang busted, 4 arrested in Sambalpur 21 Dec 2019 01:54 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Sambalpur Police on Friday apprehended four members of a gang allegedly involved in inter-state ATM skimming and cloning and recovered from their possession close to three dozen cards and Rs 1.46 lakh in cash. The four …
  • Sambalpur University to reclaim encroached land 21 Dec 2019 01:54 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: In a bid to reclaim land for new development projects, the Sambalpur University has started work on identifying and demarcating encroachments. The university has Record of Rights (RoR) over 670 acres of land most of which …
  • SHGs to collect power bills in Sambalpur circle from January 20 Dec 2019 06:47 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Women  SHGs will collect electricity bills from consumers within Sambalpur circle of WESCO from January. The circle comprises Sambalpur, Jharsuguda and Deogarh. At present, only 31 per cent users in Sambalpur circle are …
  • Odisha's Sambalpur to have NIFT sub-centre soon 08 Dec 2019 08:46 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: A sub-centre of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bhubaneswar will be set up in Sambalpur soon. Addressing media persons here on Saturday, Sambalpur Collector Subham Saxena said, “While there is already a …
  • Sambalpur flyover work to be completed by September 2020 25 Nov 2019 04:27 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Work on the flyover connecting Church Colony with Nelson Mandela Chowk in the city will be completed by September next year.  Executive Engineer of PWD, Division I, Sambalpur, Bijay Mohanty said Panda Infraproject Limited …
  • Irked with delay in paddy procurement, farmers block Sambalpur Collectorate in Odisha 19 Nov 2019 01:50 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Protesting introduction of centralised token system that has led to delay in paddy procurement, farmers on Monday blocked the collectorate here for more than four hours by keeping paddy laden trucks at all four gates. The …
  • Food ATM in Sambalpur city  13 Nov 2019 05:50 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Sambalpur city got its first food ATM on Tuesday. Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC), in collaboration with ‘Swaichha’, a local social organisation, launched the food ATM, named Trupti, near the district headquarters …
  • Illegal parking near shopping malls in Odisha's Sambalpur compounds traffic woes 12 Nov 2019 02:02 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Unauthorised parking on roads in front of shopping malls has compounded the traffic woes of residents of Sambalpur. In the last few months, a number of shopping centres and malls have mushroomed in the city, three of …
  • Odisha: Over 70 shops gutted in fire at Golbazar Market, Sambalpur 28 Oct 2019 12:29 Sambalpur: More than 70 shops were gutted following a massive fire that broke out in the Golbazar vegetable market of Sambalpur Town in Odisha on Monday morning. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and managed to put out the fire two hours after it broke …
  • Aditya Aluminium sets up 24 MW solar plant in Sambalpur district 22 Oct 2019 10:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Aditya Aluminium, a unit of the metal business of Aditya Birla Group, has set up a 24-MW solar power plant at Lapanga in Sambalpur district. Established at an investment of `151 crore, the plant is spread across 144 …
  • NBCC India Ltd receives LoA from IIM Sambalpur 09 Sep 2019 12:43 NBCC (India) Limited has received a Letter of Award (LoA) of work from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur to provide Project Management Consultancy for the development of permanent campus (Phase-1 works). The estimated project cost is Rs. 421 …
  • 115 thatched houses damaged in heavy rains in Sambalpur 09 Sep 2019 07:31 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: As many as 115 thatched houses were damaged due to heavy rains in the last 24 hours in the district. Official sources said 90 thatched houses were partially damaged and 12 fully damaged in Sambalpur Municipal Corporation …
  • Criminal caught after encounter in Sambalpur 03 Sep 2019 01:30 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Police on Monday nabbed a notorious criminal following an encounter near the city railway station here. The criminal Mosim Akhtar has sustained bullet injury on his right leg while an assistant sub-inspector Md Jahangir …
  • Berhampur-Sambalpur railway line work in Odisha put on track 25 Aug 2019 03:21 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR:  The much-awaited Berhampur-Sambalpur railway line is likely to see the light of the day as the Railway Board has given green signal for its Preliminary Engineering-cum-Traffic Survey (PETS) recently. Odisha Rail …
  • Engineering students ragged by seniors in Odisha's Sambalpur; probe ordered 23 Aug 2019 09:33 After videos went viral, Skill Development and Technical Education Minister Premananda Nayak took cognizance of matter and ordered probe. Sambalpur: First-year engineering students of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) at Burla in Odisha…
  • No ultrasound operator in Sambalpur District Headquarters Hospital 04 Aug 2019 02:15 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Patients in the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in  Sambalpur are being forced to depend on private clinics for ultrasound test as the facility in the DHH is not being used for the last one week. There are no staff …
  • Jayashree murder: Sambalpur Court allows DNA profiling  01 Aug 2019 04:03 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  The Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate court on Wednesday granted permission for DNA profiling of remains of Jayashree Mishra of Nandapada, who was murdered eight years back. Police had recovered exhumed remains of the …
  • Check dams on nullahs to tide over water crisis of Sambalpur farmers 29 Jul 2019 04:08 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The district administration has decided to construct check dams on nullahs to tide over water crisis faced by farmers during Kharif season due to erratic rainfall. In the first phase, dams will be set up on nullahs …
  • Odisha's Sambalpur University signs MoU with AHRCC 20 Jul 2019 01:39 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Sambalpur University has signed an MoU with Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre to introduce an internship programme for students pursuing the newly introduced Medical Physics course (MSc). The MoU was signed between …
  • No check on open defecation in Sambalpur city 07 Jul 2019 05:20 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Over 17,000 households in Sambalpur city do not have a toilet even as the district has achieved 100 per cent toilet coverage and bagged Open Defecation Free (ODF) tag under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural). While the …
  • Rains lay bare Sambalpur Municipal Corporation’s monsoon preparedness in Odisha 04 Jul 2019 05:06 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The first rain of monsoon on Monday provided some relief from the sweltering heat. It also exposed the shortcomings of the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) and its capability to prevent water-logging in the city. …
  • Of 98 students, 50 are girls in IIM-Sambalpur’s 2019 batch 02 Jul 2019 09:12 IIM-Sambalpur students at their convocation. (Photo credit: official website) More than 50 per cent of the students who took admission in the Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIM-S) this academic session are girls, an official said. Of the 98 …
  • Seed worry for farmers in Odisha's Sambalpur 29 Jun 2019 04:04 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: With kharif cultivation setting off, the agriculture department is grappling with a situation of distrust among farmers over its facilitation services. Expressing open discontent over poor quality of paddy seeds supplied …
  • Sambalpur varsity discontinues three MPhil courses 11 Jun 2019 07:06 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Sambalpur University has discontinued M Phil courses in Hindi, Performing Arts and Social Work due to a shortage of teaching staff.  As per UGC regulations 2009, three MPhil students can be guided by a professor, two by …
  • Internal bickering in BJD led to Raseswari Panigrahi's defeat in Sambalpur 27 May 2019 08:12 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Intra-party squabble in the ruling BJD has led to defeat of first woman legislator from Sambalpur Assembly constituency Raseswari Panigrahi. Raseswari was defeated by veteran BJP leader and former Minister Jayanarayan …
  • Sambalpur fails to achieve soil sample analysis target 22 May 2019 05:58 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Sambalpur district has failed to achieve the target for soil sample analysis during the last two  years for distribution of soil health card to farmers under Soil Health Card Scheme Cycle II. This is due to mandatory …
  • Sambalpur soil testing lab to be upgraded 20 May 2019 06:38 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: THE Soil Testing Laboratory, Sambalpur, will be upgraded as a referral laboratory.  Informing this, Soil Chemist, Sambalpur, Babaji Charan Sethy said Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometer (MPAES), a sophisticated …
  • ‘Mango Bazaar’ to check distress sale in Sambalpur 11 May 2019 06:29 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: In order to provide marketing linkage for locally grown king of fruits, the district administration has decided to set up a ‘Mango Bazaar’ for mango growers. The market will open on May 25 and continue till June 15.  In a …
  • Direct fight between BJD and BJP on cards in Sambalpur segment 22 Apr 2019 05:56 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: With Congress fielding a relatively weak candidate for the coveted Sambalpur Assembly segment, a direct fight is on cards between sitting BJD MLA Raseswari Panigrahi and former Minister Jayanarayan Mishra of BJP. Raseswari, …
  • Last-ditch efforts to woo voters in Sambalpur 21 Apr 2019 06:53 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: With few hours left for campaigning to end, last-ditch efforts by the candidates are on to woo voters in Sambalpur Parliamentary constituency. While BJP and BJD have been aggressive in their campaign since the beginning, …
  • TNIE campaign reaches old localities of Sambalpur 19 Apr 2019 06:23 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Voters’ Awareness Campaign by The New Indian Express (TNIE) reached the old localities of Sambalpur town on Thursday. The campaign van moved through Kunjelpada, Jhaduapara, Nandapara and Dalaipara localities. It …
  • TNIE election campaign van flagged off in Sambalpur 16 Apr 2019 05:25 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Aimed at achieving 100 percent voter turnout, a campaign van of The New Indian Express (TNIE) was flagged off here on Monday.  The initiative has been undertaken by TNIE under Systematic Voters Education and Electoral …
  • Karnataka: Railways to run Sambalpur-Banasawdi special train till June end 30 Mar 2019 09:58
  • Stray dogs rule the roads in Sambalpur 30 Mar 2019 05:49 Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Five months back, panic gripped Stationpara area here after a stray bog bit a seven-year-old boy, Chotu Deep, while he was playing. Chotu fell on the ground leading to head injury. After treatment at SCB Medical College and …
  • Odisha’s second drug testing lab to come up at Sambalpur 04 Feb 2019 06:29 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The State’s second drug testing laboratory will come up at Sambalpur soon.  Proposing to set up two testing laboratories at Sambalpur and Berhampur, the State Government had sought land for the purpose in March, 2017. …
  • Odisha's Sambalpur battles traffic blues 20 Jan 2019 01:46 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Delay in construction of the longest flyover in Sambalpur has spawned a host of traffic woes. With the number of vehicles hitting the road skyrocketing every year, the city is now battling massive traffic congestion with …
  • District administration gives Sambalpur Lok Mahotsav fest a miss 03 Jan 2019 06:50 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Uncertainty looms over Sambalpur Lok Mahotsav this year due to the ongoing lawyers agitation over Orissa High Court bench demand. It is during this time of the year that the three-day event, considered the first folk …
  • Ailing elephant tranquillised for treatment in Sambalpur 24 Dec 2018 03:58 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: An ailing male elephant was tranquillised by Forest department officials with the help of a team from Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar for treatment of injuries on Sunday. The pachyderm …
  • Sambalpur civic body to install reverse vending machines 23 Dec 2018 13:45 (Representational image) Recyclable plastic bottles in VietnamReuters/Nguyen Huy Kham The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) is planning to install Reverse Vending Machines (RVM) in the west Odisha city to deal with plastic waste and disuade people …
  • Junior doctors from VIMSAR in Sambalpur seek permission for ‘maggot therapy’ 05 Dec 2018 06:21 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR : As a mark of protest against the State Government’s indifference towards their demand, the agitating junior doctors of VIMSAR have resorted to a novel approach. The members of Junior Doctor’s Association (JDA) on Tuesday …
  • Sambalpur University +3 second year results 2018 declared at suniv.ac.in 13 Nov 2018 07:40 By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 13, 2018 10:30:41 am Sambalpur University +3 results: The result is also available at indiaresults.com Sambalpur University +3 results: The results of the +3 second year of Sambalpur University exams 2018 …
  • Sambalpur three years ahead on plastic ban 02 Oct 2018 01:36 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Even as the State Government’s plastic ban order will come into force in six cities from Tuesday, the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) had prohibited use of polythene products more than three years ago and succeeded …
  • Odisha govt, Centre spar over the issue of land allotment to IIM-Sambalpur 24 Sep 2018 20:33 The Centre and the Odisha government are at loggerheads over the issue of land allotment to premier B-school Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIM-S). With both the Centre and the state stubborn on their demand regarding taking ownership of the …
  • Work on Sambalpur subway in Odisha yet to be completed 20 Sep 2018 02:03 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Even though the State Government had set a target to complete the work on Limited Height Subway (LHS) to connect Sakhipada with Jagannath Colony in the city by June last year, it is yet to be completed. Sambalpur …
  • 11 gone already, more students may leave IIM-Sambalpur over lack of hostels 10 Sep 2018 14:14 Efforts by IIM Sambalpur to curb the exit of students from its campus seem to have come a cropper, with 15 students still languishing in the dormitories of Sambalpur University. Many of them are likely to leave the campus, following the example of 11 who …
  • Students leaving IIM Sambalpur due to shortage of hostel rooms 10 Sep 2018 11:53 By: PTI | Sambalpur | Updated: September 10, 2018 4:15:35 pm There were 111 students when the classes started but now the number of students has decreased to 99 as the institute was not able to provide hostel rooms to some students, IIM(S) director Mahadeo …
  • Rs 401.94 cr for IIM Sambalpur's permanent campus 06 Sep 2018 03:39 BHUBANESWAR: The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Rs 401.94 crore for the establishment and operationalization of permanent campus of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur. The cabinet also approved fund for …
  • Rs 401.9 crore for IIM-Sambalpur permanent campus 05 Sep 2018 23:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:THE Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved establishment of permanent campus of Indian Institute of Management-Sambalpur (IIM-Sambalpur). An amount of `401.94 crore has been …
  • Odisha: Woman kidnapped and raped for ten days in Sambalpur 09 Aug 2018 13:33 Odisha: Woman kidnapped and raped for ten days in Sambalpur A 22-year-old woman has been allegedly abducted and raped for about ten days by a man in Kuchinda area of Odisha's Sambalpur district, police said. Somya Ranjan Dharua (28) was allegedly …
  • 22-yr-old woman abducted, raped for 10 days at gunpoint Odisha's Sambalpur 09 Aug 2018 13:13 Parents of victim did not complain to police out of fear, the rape survivor managed to escape from the clutches of the accused on July 30. Sambalpur (Odisha): A 22-year-old woman has been allegedly abducted and raped for about ten days by a man in Kuchinda …
  • Sambalpur Railway division sets subway record 07 Jul 2018 02:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Sambalpur division of East Coast Railway has set a milestone in the history of Indian Railways by setting up six limited height subways at one go. The limited height subways were fixed in place of all unmanned level …
  • Sital Sasthi Yatra fervour grips Sambalpur 14 Jun 2018 01:58 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Festive mood is picking up in the city for the three-day Sital Sasthi Yatra scheduled to begin from June 17 with Nandapada committee performing ‘Patra Pendi’ rituals of Balunkeswar Baba on Wednesday night.   The Sital …
  • Odisha: Pradhan dines at Dalit's home in Sambalpur 10 Jun 2018 17:36 [India], Jun 10 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan ate food at a Dalit's house in Sambalpur's Kharsanmal village on Sunday. This came after a family member of the Dalit family named Dileep Kusum invited the union …
  • Gang-rape victim cremated in Sambalpur of Odisha 25 May 2018 00:18 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The body of 15-year-old gang-rape victim of Sason under Sason police limits in the district was cremated on Thursday, a day after she allegedly committed suicide by hanging.Police handed over the body to her family …
  • Live Breaking News May 5: Five arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl in Sambalpur, Odisha 05 May 2018 16:15 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: 09:37 pm: Kangra: Two men died after they shot at …
  • IIM Sambalpur to tap corporates, entrepreneurs for Smart Villages 04 May 2018 13:36 At a time when governments are obsessed with building Smart Cities, premier B school — Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur plans to unlock value in Odisha's rural hinterland. In a first, the institute aims to develop 'Smart Villages…
  • Pilgrimage train for senior citizens flagged off from Sambalpur station 17 Apr 2018 11:20 — By PTI | Apr 17, 2018 01:35 pm Sambalpur: A special pilgrimage train for senior citizens, under the Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana, has been flagged off from Sambalpur station by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The train, flagged off through …
  • Indian Institute of Management-Sambalpur plan to develop Smart villages 15 Apr 2018 02:22 SAMBALPUR:  IN a landmark proposal, the Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIM-S) has planned to develop a business model taking two clusters of proposed Smart villages and bring about  economic and social development of the residents of the …
  • Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to visit Sambalpur today 15 Apr 2018 02:22 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) SAMBALPUR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit Sambalpur on Sunday. During his visit, the Chief Minister is scheduled to attend the 2nd Annual Convocation of  IIM, Sambalpur at Sambalpur University  and address …
  • ‘Mahanadi Yatra’ reaches Sambalpur 13 Apr 2018 01:09 SAMBALPUR: All the gates of Kalma barrage in Chhattisgarh should be opened and flow of water into Mahandi river should not be restricted till pronouncement of any verdict by the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal, said Mahanadi Bachao Andolan convener …
  • CBI files supplementary charge sheets in two chit fund cases 18 Sep 2020 19:59 New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed two supplementary charge sheets in two separate chit fund scam cases. A CBI official said that in the first case, a supplementary charge sheet has been filed against 25 accused …
  • Odisha records 4,198 Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike so far  14 Sep 2020 13:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 4,198 coronavirus positive cases and 11 more fatalities on Monday, pushing the state’s Covid tally to 1,55,005 and death toll to 690. Of the new infections, 2,476 were in …
  • Odisha records more than 88 percent turnout for NEET 2020 14 Sep 2020 03:05 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: More than 88 percent medical aspirants from Odisha appeared the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 on Sunday, amid special measures in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. The test was conducted by the …
  • 88 per cent candidates appear in NEET examination in Odisha 14 Sep 2020 02:25 BHUBANESWAR: An estimated 88 per cent of a total of 37,459 candidates on Sunday appeared in the medical entrance examination (NEET) held in 83 centres spread across seven cities of Odisha, official sources said. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test …
  • NEET exam held in Odisha with all precautions 13 Sep 2020 14:44 BHUBANESWAR: National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) was conducted at 83 examination centres in Odisha on Sunday for admission to the undergraduate medical courses in medical institutions. Most of the centres reported around 90 per cent attendance. …
  • Amid COVID-19 fear, medical aspirants across Odisha appear for NEET with safety protocol in place 13 Sep 2020 10:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Amid pandemic threat, thousands of medical aspirants in Odisha turned up for the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2020, conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on Sunday. To ensure social distancing, …
  • Students with high temperature but not COVID positive will be allowed to take NEET exam: Odisha 13 Sep 2020 07:33 Bhubaneswar: After making arrangements for smooth conduct of the NEET examination, the Odisha government on Saturday made it clear that the candidates having high temperature and certain symptoms of COVID, but not tested positive, will be allowed to take …
  • 37,000 to take NEET in Odisha, COVID positive can't appear 13 Sep 2020 04:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Candidates who have tested positive for Covid-19 will be not be allowed to appear the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) on Sunday. A decision to this effect has been taken after the National Testing Agency …
  • Debashis laid to rest with State honours 12 Sep 2020 06:58 By Express News Service ANGUL: AFTER mortal remains of SOG jawan Debashis Sethi reached his native village Angapara under Athmallick sub-division of Angul district, hundreds of villagers gathered at his house to pay their last respects.The 27-year-old …
  • Odisha govt to provide free transportation, accommodation for NEET aspirants 12 Sep 2020 06:49 BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government has made elaborate arrangements to facilitate free transportation and accommodation for candidates appearing for the NEET examination on Sunday in 83 centres across seven cities in the state, an official said. A total of …
  • Four pair of special trains to be run for NEET exam 11 Sep 2020 16:49 BHUBANESWAR: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run four pair of special trains on Saturday and Sunday for the candidates who want to appear the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) to be held on September 13. These passenger trains will …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Two SOG commandos killed fighting Maoists in Odisha's Kalahandi district 10 Sep 2020 18:24 The martyrs were identified as Sudhir Kumar Tudu (28) and Debashish Sethy (27), both commandos of the special operation group (SOG), a specialized anti-Naxal force of the state policeBHUBANESWAR: An anti-Maoist operation that led to the elimination of five …
  • NEET on Sep 13, BMC makes arrangements for candidates 10 Sep 2020 15:39 BHUBANESWAR: National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will be conducted across the country on September 13 for admission to the undergraduate medical courses in medical institutions. As many as 37,459 candidates are scheduled to appear the NEET at 83 …
  • Five Maoists killed in encounter in Odisha's Kalahandi 10 Sep 2020 12:11 The exchange of fire started around 11 am on Wednesday and lasted for about half an hour Bhubaneswar: Two security personnel lost their lives in the gunfight with Maoists in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said on Thursday. Five Maoists were also …
  • India to launch 11th city gas licensing round soon: Dharmendra Pradhan 10 Sep 2020 09:47 By PTI NEW DELHI: India will soon launch a bid round to give out licences for retailing gas in cities to help extend the coverage of environment-friendly fuel to about 500 cities, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday. During 2018 and 2019, …
  • Two jawans killed in gunfight with Maoists in Odisha 10 Sep 2020 08:04 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Two Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans were killed in an exchange of fire with the Maoists in a forest on the Kalahandi-Kandhamal border, said police on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Sudhir Kumar Tudu ( …
  • ‘Alternate study helped 96 per cent high school students’ 09 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The ST & SC Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department on Tuesday claimed that the alternate learning and mentorship programme (ALMP) has helped 96 per cent students (from Class 10 and 12).  The …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports yet another highest single-day spike of 3861 cases 07 Sep 2020 11:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday reported its biggest single-day spike of 3,861 Covid-19 cases and 10 more fatalities, a day after it took a place among the top-six states which have been fueling India's case tally in the recent …
  • NDA, Naval Academy exams held in Odisha amid pandemic 06 Sep 2020 15:43 Bhubaneswar/Sambalpur: National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) and (II)-2020 were conducted at 23 examination centres in two cities (Cuttack and Sambalpur) of the state on Sunday. While Cuttack got the highest 19 examination centres, …
  • JSPL posts 21 per cent growth in production; sales jump 38 per cent in August 03 Sep 2020 12:51 Private sector steel maker JSPL on Thursday posted a 21 per cent rise in its consolidated production and a 38 per cent growth in its sales for August 2020. Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) said its production of steel on a consolidated basis rose to 8.25 …
  • JSPL consolidated steel sales up by 38% in August at 836,000 tonnes 03 Sep 2020 08:50 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) recorded a 38 per cent growth in its consolidated steel sales with 8.36 lakh tonnes during August against 6.06 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period of the previous year. The consolidated steel production stood at 8.25 …
  • JSPL continues its consistent growth performance, Standalone Sales up by 37% 03 Sep 2020 08:34 India's leading Infrastructure conglomerate in the Steel, mining & Power sector, Jindal Steel & Power Limited has recorded a 38% (YoY) growth in consolidated Steel Sales (Inc. Pig iron) with 8,36,000 tonnes in August 2020 against Consolidated …
  • Odisha CM urges urban local bodies to meet aspirations of people, hails sanitation warriors 31 Aug 2020 10:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dedicated 100 functional micro composite centres and 50 functional material recovery facilities in the various urban local bodies of the state. He also laid the foundation stone …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha floods: Mahanadi submerges four villages in Tikarpara 30 Aug 2020 04:11 By Express News Service ANGUL: The flood water of river Mahanadi has submerged four villages in Tikarpara following opening of Hirakud dam gates. These villages are Tikarpara, Goindi, Majhipara and Behera Sahi. While houses of at least 100 fishermen have …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Odisha relaxes Covid curbs to facilitate travel of JEE, NEET examinees 29 Aug 2020 12:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The state government has relaxed Covid restrictions and announced that there will be no lockdown or shutdown in eight towns -- Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Balasore, Angul, and Dhenkanal -- from …
  • Over 4.15 lakh affected, medium flood in Mahanadi feared 29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Over 4.15 lakh people in 10 districts of Odisha have been hit by floods in major rivers as the State Government evacuated over 18,500 people from the low lying areas by Friday. More than 3.83 lakh people have been …
  • Heavy rains lash Odisha, East MP, Chattisgarh, J&K 27 Aug 2020 12:19 Heavy to very heavy rainfall broke out over Odisha on Wednesday, while it was heavy over deficit areas of North-West India including Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, and Himachal Pradesh; East Madhya Pradesh, East Uttar Pradesh, plains of West Bengal and …
  • Odisha offers dedicated manufacturing cluster for Japanese investors 26 Aug 2020 18:28 Seeking Japanese investment in the state, the Odisha government on Wednesday said it has already created a dedicated Japanese manufacturing cluster at a place close to the state capital here. This was revealed by Industries minister D S Mishra while …
  • Pradhan seeks speedy completion of aluminium park at Angul 14 Jun 2020 06:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday reviewed the progress of the Angul aluminium park.Pradhan said the project should be completed as early as possible as it would promote downstream industries and …
  • COVID-19 lockdown aftermath: Bus services hit in Odisha's Angul 30 May 2020 02:28 By Express News Service ANGUL: The fear of Covid-19 has badly hit bus services in the district. With no passenger turnout, buses remained off road on Friday even as the Government has allowed resumption of passenger transport services in full steam. As …
  • No end to trouble for MSMEs in Odisha's Angul district amid COVID-19 lockdown 04 May 2020 07:18 By Express News Service ANGUL: As the lockdown restrictions were eased in the second phase and further relaxations come into force from Monday, around 200 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the district have resumed their operations.The units …
  • Stranded due to lockdown, Angul native walks 170-km to reach home 13 Apr 2020 03:11 Express News Service ANGUL: With no work or money to sustain himself in the Capital City of Bhubaneswar amid the lockdown, a labourer walked for 170 km to reach his home in Angul district. He arrived at Pitri, 80 km away from his village, on Saturday night …
  • Covid-19: Nalco's Angul smelter runs smoothly with 3 months' stock of coal 27 Mar 2020 13:18 National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has overcome supply disruptions with adequate coal stocks piled up at the site of its smelting complex at Angul, some 160 km from here. The 0.46 million tonne capacity aluminium smelter of the state-owned producer is …
  • Angul BEd college stares at closure 07 Mar 2020 07:51 By Express News Service ANGUL: Nabakrushna Chaudhury College of Teacher Education, also known as Angul BEd College, is staring at closure due to lack of adequate teaching staff and own land. The college cannot invite admission to BEd and MEd courses for …
  • Revival plan of Talcher Fertiliser Plant in Odisha's Angul on fast track 20 Jan 2020 13:05 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The coal gasification based urea plant of Talcher Fertilisers Limited (TFL) will be commissioned in September 2023. "Commitment of more than Rs 8,000 has been made so far by TFL under various contracts. Pre-project …
  • JSPL resumes operations in coal gasification plant in Odisha’s Angul district 14 Jan 2020 05:26 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has resumed operations in its direct reduced iron (DRI) plant based on coal gasification process in Odidha’s Angul district. The facility, which has a production capacity of 1.80 MTPA, had halted its operations due to …
  • JSPL commissioned its 4th Coke Oven Battery at Angul Steel Plant 11 Dec 2019 05:53 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (JSPL) has commissioned its 4th Coke Oven Battery at Angul plant making it self-sufficient in coke requirement. The Coke Oven consists of 4 nos. batteries of 45,000 tons each per month will be producing a total coke of 2.0 …
  • Centre drops Angul Aluminum Park 30 Nov 2019 06:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government’s push for setting up an aluminium park at Angul to attract investments and create job opportunities received a blow as the Centre dropped the project citing no visible progress due to resentment by …
  • V2 Retail Ltd opens new retail store at Angul Town 19 Nov 2019 06:41 V2 Retail Ltd has opened one operational Retail Store at Khata No.333 Plot No. 1068 MZ-Angul Town, Odisha-759122. Therefore currently 76 (Seventy Six) Retail stores are operational. Shares of V2 RETAIL LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.112 as compared to …
  • Nalco says Damanjodi plant, Angul CPP affected due to acute coal shortage 16 Oct 2019 13:38 National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has said that an acute coal shortage is affecting its smelter plant operations. In a press release, the company said it fully depends upon Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) for coal supply to its captive power plant ( …
  • Fighting Malnutrition In Odisha’s Angul, A Story That Inspires All 22 Sep 2019 07:07 Located in a remote corner of Odisha is a small district of about 6,232 square km, named Angul. A small district, it has got its own story to tell about its efforts in battling malnutrition and showing its people the path towards healthy life. Angul is …
  • Angul minor rape case: Chargesheet filed in one month 19 Aug 2019 06:25 By Express News Service ANGUL: In order to ensure speedy trial, Angul police on Saturday filed chargesheet against a 59-year-old man accused of raping a minor girl in the town last month in less than one month. The chargesheet was presented in the special …
  • One dead, three trapped as coal mine caves in Odisha's Angul district 25 Jul 2019 06:43 By Express News Service TALCHER (ODISHA): At least one miner was killed and three others were trapped following a strata collapse at an open cast coal mine at Bharatpur in Angul district. Sources said the incident took place at Bharatpur open cast project …
  • 1 killed, 3 feared dead in landslide at coal mine in Angul 24 Jul 2019 11:53 Angul: A worker was killed and three others are feared dead following a landslide at an open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd (MCL) in Bharatpur area of Odisha’s Angul district on Tuesday night. Nine injured workers were shifted to hospital after a …
  • Police conduct drive to check illegal cattle trade in Odisha's Angul 13 Jul 2019 03:10 By Express News Service ANGUL:  In a drive against cattle smuggling, Angul police has rescued as many as 800 cattle from Bantala, Jarapara and Banarpal areas. Police also seized nine containers besides several trucks and other vehicles used in carrying the …
  • JSPL’s Angul plant posts record production of hot metal 03 Jul 2019 17:05 Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) India’s largest blast furnace belonging to Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) produced its highest ever hot metal production of 10,845 metric tonne for a single day at its Angul plant in Odisha on Tuesday. It is also reported …
  • JSPL-Angul posts record production of Hot Metal 03 Jul 2019 13:45 India's largest Blast Furnace at JSPL Angul Odisha has produced its highest ever Hot Metal production of 10845 MT for a single day on 2nd July 2019. It is also reported that this is the ever highest production produced by any of the BFs in India. The …
  • Angul residents warn of mine bandh from June 30 28 Jun 2019 03:59 By Express News Service ANGUL: Accusing Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) of doing nothing on their demand for rehabilitation, villagers of Patharmunda at Kaniha have threatened to paralyse coal mine operation from June 30. In a notice to the local …
  • JSPL restarts 1.8 mtpa sponge plant at Angul 25 Mar 2019 11:39 Steel-maker Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) on Monday said it has restarted 1.8 million tonnes per annum sponge iron plant at Angul steel complex. The DRI (sponge iron) facility is powered by the coal gasification plant that converts high-ash coal to …
  • JSPL re-starts 1.8 MTPA Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant at Angul 25 Mar 2019 11:27 Guided by its production ramp up plan and supported by the healthy demand for steel in market, Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has re-started its 1.8 MTPA Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant at the 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Complex at Angul (Odisha). …
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister lays foundation stone of Bokaro - Angul section of 'Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga' 25 Dec 2018 03:03 Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of the Bokaro - Angul section of the Jagdishpur - Haldia & Bokaro - Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL), paving the way for the supply of natural gas for households, vehicles and …
  • Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of IndianOil’s Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline project and GAIL (India) Ltd.’s the Bokaro – Angul section of the Jagdishpur – Haldia & Bokaro – Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL) 24 Dec 2018 13:02 Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of IndianOil’s Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline project and GAIL (India) Ltd.’s the Bokaro – Angul section of the Jagdishpur – Haldia & Bokaro – Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL) on December 24, 2018 …
  • Hon’ble Prime Minister to lays foundation stone of IndianOil’s Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline and GAIL’s Bokaro – Angul section of ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga’ 22 Dec 2018 14:41 Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of IndianOil’s Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline project and GAIL (India) Ltd.’s the Bokaro – Angul section of the Jagdishpur – Haldia & Bokaro – Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL) on December 24, …
  • JSPL to build 2-mt cement plant close to Angul steel unit to tap synergies 30 Oct 2018 14:31 Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) plans to set up a two-million-tonne cement plant close to its steel plant at Angul in Odisha. The project is estimated to cost about Rs 5 billion and will come up within an industrial park being promoted by the Navin Jindal- …
  • NH violence: Angul BJP chief held 29 Oct 2018 04:02 By Express News Service ANGUL: Police on Sunday arrested district BJP president Bhagirathi Pradhan from Bhubaneswar for his involvement in NH violence that took place after an elderly man was allegedly killed by tigress Sundari at Tainsi village on October …
  • Jindal Steel and Power Ltd to enhance Angul plant's capacity to 20 mtpa by 2030 26 Oct 2018 11:21 BHUBANESWAR: The Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has set a target to increase its Angul plant's capacity to 20 mtpa by 2030, a top company official said today. This was revealed by JSPL chairman Navin Jindal, who earlier in the day met Odisha steel …
  • JSPL to set up Odisha's first private industrial park at Angul 12 Sep 2018 14:16 Naveen Jindal-owned Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) will set up Odisha’s first private industrial park adjacent to its 6 million tonne steel plant at Angul. Spread over 500 acres of land, the park will mainly house steel downstream, ancillary and …
  • Angul Aluminium Park a potential area for cooperation for Russian investment: Nalco 28 Aug 2018 17:01 New Delhi, Aug 28 () National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) today said it has pitched for Angul Aluminium Park as a potential area for collaboration with Russia for technology and investment. Angul Aluminium Park is a joint venture promoted by NALCO and …
  • Nalco plans Alloy Wire Rod manufacturing facility at Angul 10 Aug 2018 12:33 National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), is planning to set up an Alloy Wire Rod manufacturing facility at its existing Smelter Plant at Angul, Odisha to cater to increasing demand for aluminium in power sector, particularly in power transmission. The …
  • JSPL's 4 steelmaking facilities at Angul plant to be inaugurated tomorrow 15 Jun 2018 10:42 JSPL today said Union Ministers Chaudhary Birender Singh and Dharmendra Pradhan will tomorrow dedicate to the nation its 3 MTPA basic oxygen furnace (BOF) at Angul steel plant in Odisha. Besides, the ministers will inaugurate a 2 MTPA DRI plant, a blast …
  • JSPL's 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant to be dedicated to the Nation at Angul on June 16th 2018 15 Jun 2018 10:17 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) would be dedicating its core steelmaking facilities at India's Most Modern 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant to the Nation on June 16th 2018. The Dedication to the Nation of 4 steelmaking marvels will be done by Shri …
  • Bandh over poor health services hits life in Angul 13 Apr 2018 01:09 ANGUL:  Normal life came to a standstill in Angul as the bandh over deteriorating health services evoked total response on Thursday. The bandh call given by Angul Zilla Janjiban Surakhya Committee was also supported by various other organisations, …
  • JSPL hopes to achieve 85% capacity utilisation at Angul plant in 3-4 months 09 Apr 2018 13:02 KOLKATA: Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) hopes to achieve a capacity utilisation level of 85% in the next three to four months at its five million tonne integrated steel plant at Angul as part of its asset sweating roadmap. The company, which commissioned a …
  • Jumbo worry on highway in Angul 23 Mar 2018 21:57 Dhenkanal: Travelling on the National Highway No. 55 between the district and Angul has become a troublesome affair as elephants are often spotted crossing the road at three points resulting in traffic snarl. Officials had earlier said the jumbos blocked …
  • Angul police nab robbers 18 Mar 2018 21:02 Angul: Police busted a gang involved in snatching and other crimes in the Talcher-Angul belt. The gang was arrested when the police raided their hideout in the city on Saturday night. There were nine people in the gang out of which six were nabbed and the …
  • Culture event a hit in Angul 20 Jan 2018 19:56 Angul: Thousands thronged the three-day Angul Zila Mahostav as the festival, which concluded on Saturday, lined up several cultural and entertainment programmes. The Zila Sanskruti Parishad organised the fest. Parishad authorities had roped in cultural …
  • Italian delegation shows interest to invest in Nalco's Angul aluminium park 20 Jan 2018 15:32 A visiting high-level delegation from Italy has evinced interest in investing at the aluminium downstream park at Angul (Odisha). The cluster spreading 240 acres, is being developed jointly by National Aluminium Company (Nalco) and state-owned Odisha …
  • Jindal Steel & Power Ltd completes 250 Tonne Basic Oxygen Furnace at Angul, Odisha 29 Dec 2017 08:34 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has successfully completed a 250 Ton Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF) marking the completion of its 6 MTPA integrated steel project at Angul, Odisha. With the completion of the new steel making facility, JSPL will utilize the …
  • Angul plant boost for Jindal Steel 26 Dec 2017 18:49 New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) on Tuesday said the completion of a three million tonnes per annum (MTPA) basic oxygen furnace at the company's Angul steel plant in Odisha had increased its production capacity to 11.6 MTPA. The …
  • Relocation plan for Angul's killer tusker 20 Dec 2017 20:11 Angul: The state forest department has decided to relocate the "rogue" tusker that has already killed three persons in the past fortnight in Khamara forest division after agitated villagers demonstrated in front of the forest office on Wednesday …
  • Pradhan lays foundation stone for Dhamra-Angul gas pipeline 17 Dec 2017 15:47 Bhubaneswar, Dec 17 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday laid the foundation stone for new Dhamra-Angul gas pipeline and Bhubaneshwar-Cuttack-Paradip natural gas spurline in Odisha. The foundation stone was laid at Haripur …
  • Minor girl raped in Angul 18 Nov 2017 21:16 Angul: A nine-year-old girl, studying in Class IV of an upper primary school within Jarapara police limit, was allegedly raped by a youth during school hours. The incident has sparked off protest from local people, who gheraoed the police station and the …
  • Job fairs for Angul youth 15 Nov 2017 19:15 Angul: The district administration will organise job fairs at Boinda and Khamar next month to provide employment opportunities to local youths. This will be the third job fair to be held in the district after 2014 and 2016. While the Khamar fair will …
  • Cool water for Angul schools 07 Nov 2017 20:30 Angul: All government schools in the district will shortly get purified and cool drinking water before the summer. The Angul district administration has recently decided this. The total estimate for the project, which is about Rs 8 crore, will be …
  • Angul gets new hospital 25 Oct 2017 21:49 Angul: A 100-bed mother and child care hospital started functioning in the city on Wednesday. Health minister Pratap Jena inaugurated the health facility on Tuesday. Only the outdoor wards started functioning, while the indoor units failed to become …
  • Murder shock in Angul: A family killed in one night 11 Oct 2017 05:59 ANGUL: In a gruesome incident, unidentified miscreants murdered three members of a family, including an eight-year-old boy, in cold blood and dumped their bodies kilometres apart sending shockwaves across the district on Tuesday. The heinous crime took …
  • JSPL sells oxygen plant assets at Raigarh, Angul units for Rs 1,121 crore 09 Oct 2017 12:05 “Under the transaction, JSPL has divested its Oxygen Plant Assets at its integrated steel plants at Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) and Angul (Odisha), and received a total consideration (inclusive of taxes) of Rs 1,121 crore. JSPL and SREI Equipment Finance Ltd …
  • JSPL divest Oxygen Plant assets at Raigarh and Angul Units 09 Oct 2017 09:17 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has consummated sale of Oxygen Plant assets at Raigarh and Angul Units at Rs. 1121 crores to SREI Equipment Finance Ltd. Under the transaction, JSPL has divested its oxygen plant assets at Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) and Angul …
  • JSPL divests oxygen plant assets at Raigarh, Angul units 09 Oct 2017 08:26 New Delhi, Oct 9:   Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has completed the sale of its oxygen plant assets to SREI Equipment Finance Ltd. A company statement said, "Under the transaction, JSPL has divested its oxygen plant assets at its integrated steel …
  • Jindal's Angul plant output doubles 27 Jul 2017 21:27 Bhubaneswar, July 27: Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) chief Naveen Jindal today said the four million tonne per annum (MTPA) integrated steel plant at Angul, which was commissioned earlier this year, had doubled its production this month compared to …
  • NGT order to find new dump yard in Angul 23 Jul 2017 22:20 Bhubaneswar, July 23: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Angul district administration to identify an alternative dumping site within 30 days. It has also asked the Angul Municipality to survey, explore and identify a suitable place that …
  • Fire breaks out at Nalco in Odisha's Angul 11 Jul 2017 13:12 ANGUL: Fire broke out at the captive power plant of the National Aluminium Company (Nalco) spreading panic here on Tuesday. Preliminary reports said, there was no loss of life or injury caused by the mishap. At about 1 pm, generator transformer of Nalco …
  • Odisha to set up Rs 180 crore aluminium park at Angul 09 Jul 2017 10:54 BHUBANESHWAR: A state-of-the-art Aluminium Park, aiming at creating 15,000 job opportunities, will soon come up at Angul in Odisha.      It will be the first project in the subcontinent with a facility to directly obtain molten aluminium from the smelter, …
  • Nalco, IDCO to set up Aluminium Park in Angul 07 Jul 2017 15:27 Nalco, in collaboration with Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation, is setting up the first of its kind Aluminium Park in Angul. (Photo:IE) Nalco, in collaboration with Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation, is setting …
  • JSPL Angul plant plate making mill bags API monogram license 01 Jul 2017 16:13 JSPL, Angul becomes the second mill in India to get the license of American Petroleum Institute (API) for all three grades (API 2W, API 2H AND API 2Y), a company release said today.(Company Website) The plate making mill of Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) at …
  • Naveen Jindal's JSPL to break even from Angul operations in October 03 Jun 2017 18:04 Naveen Jindal promoted Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) expects to break even from its Angul steel plant operations from October this year with the successful commissioning of the blast furnace that has taken the plant capacity to six million tonne per …
  • Jindal Steel & Power says minor fire broke out on Monday at co's Angul plant in Odisha 30 May 2017 11:35 5:30am EDT May 30 (Reuters) - Jindal Steel & Power Ltd :Says minor fire broke out on monday at an under construction ancillary facility at angul plant in odisha.Says fire was controlled and there was no casualties.Says the operations at our angul plant …
  • JSPL completes 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant at Angul, at an investment of Rs.33,000 crore 28 May 2017 16:43 Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), India's leading steel and power major has dedicated its 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant at Angul to the Nation. Odisha's Largest and Most-Modern Integrated Steel Plant was dedicated to the Nation by Honorable …
  • Jindal Steel & Power : JSPL completes 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant at Angul, at an investment of Rs.33,000 crore 28 May 2017 15:38 May 28, 2017 The BSE Ltd. Corporate Relationship Department, 1st Floor, New Trading Ring, Rotunda Building, P J Towers, Dalal Street, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001 # 022 - 2272 3121, 2037, 2041 [email protected] Security Code No. : 532286 The National Stock …
  • New 4 MTPA steel capacity at Angul to help JSPL turn around: Naveen Jindal 27 May 2017 15:51 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) chairman, Naveen Jindal, said the commissioning of the four million tonne per annum (MTPA) steel capacity at the company's Angul facility in Odisha today would contribute a lot in the financial turnaround of the …
  • Heat wave sweeps across Odisha, Angul sizzles at 44.7 degrees Celsius 28 Apr 2017 17:38 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:April 28, 2017 9:41 pm The number of deaths due to sun-stroke stood at three with the casualties being reported from Bargarh, Angul and Balangir districts. (Representational Image) Blistering heat swept across Odisha today …
  • Angul hottest place in Odisha at 42.7 degree Celsius 04 Apr 2017 18:30 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:April 4, 2017 10:25 pm The mercury started rising across Odisha amid signs of revival of heat wave today after a brief respite for two days, as Angul remained the hottest place in the state with 42.7 degrees Celsius. The …
  • JSPL up 6%; Edelweiss upgrades on Angul ramp-up, likely debt cut 10 Mar 2017 12:12 Moneycontrol Bureau Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL) shares rallied 6 percent to close at Rs 125.50 on Friday after Edelweiss upgraded the stock to buy from hold on ramp-up in Angul capacity and likely debt reduction. "We upgrade Jindal Steel & …
  • Jumbo steps on live wire in Angul, dies 09 Mar 2017 04:12 Bhubaneswar, March 8: The death of a female elephant near Bhadramunda village under Khamar forest range in Angul district last night has again brought the issue of jumbos falling prey to high-tension wires into focus. Sources said the elephant that was …
  • JSPL to commission Angul blast furnace by April: CEO 20 Feb 2017 14:34 Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL) will commission the blast furnace at Angul, Odisha by early April to add an additional 3.5 million tonnes capacity, its Managing Director and CEO Ravi Uppal said. Besides, the company will continue with its assets sale …
  • Odisha records 4,198 Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike so far  14 Sep 2020 13:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 4,198 coronavirus positive cases and 11 more fatalities on Monday, pushing the state’s Covid tally to 1,55,005 and death toll to 690. Of the new infections, 2,476 were in …
  • India’s Wait For COVID-19 Vaccine Likely To Get Longer 13 Sep 2020 17:13 India may have to wait until February-March before a vaccine to fight Covid-19 can hit the market place, medical experts familiar with the development have said. It is, therefore, imperative that the governments at the Centre and the states work to …
  • Pandemic lock on schools, children sell forest produce 12 Sep 2020 06:58 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Children selling bamboo shoots, a local delicacy, and mushrooms on both sides of roads has become a common sight in several blocks of Balangir district as schools remain locked due to the Covid-19 pandemic and smart phones …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha's Puri emerges as COVID-19 hotbed 10 Sep 2020 03:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With a sample positivity rate of more than 25 per cent, Puri has emerged as one of Covid hotbeds of the State after Ganjam, Khurda and Cuttack. The district recorded 387 new infections as Odisha reported 3,748 more new …
  • Odisha JEE exam 2020: Govt yet to take decision on schedule 08 Sep 2020 07:09 BHUBANESWAR: The state government is yet to take any decision regarding examination schedule of Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) this year. Candidates are in a state of confusion about the entrance examinations. Normally OJEE is conducted after the …
  • All MCHs in Odisha to have dedicated COVID hospitals 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As COVID-19 cases continued to surge, Odisha Government has made some strategic changes in undertaking measures for management of new infections. While initially private entities were roped in to set up Dedicated COVID …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 1.16 lakh, 90,331 recovered 05 Sep 2020 05:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases as Odisha reported 3,267 new infections from all districts with Khurda, Puri, Keonjhar and Sonepur witnessing single-day biggest spike pushing the tally to 1,16,678.  The death toll …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as Odisha COVID-19 tally nears 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as COVID-19 cases near 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • BPCL will commission Bokaro LPG bottling plant in December 01 Sep 2020 08:58 Ranchi: The Bokaro LPG bottling of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) will be commissioned in December this year, a senior company official said. The Bokaro plant will be the first state of art LPG bottling plant in Jharkhand and will have a …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Over 4.15 lakh affected, medium flood in Mahanadi feared 29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Over 4.15 lakh people in 10 districts of Odisha have been hit by floods in major rivers as the State Government evacuated over 18,500 people from the low lying areas by Friday. More than 3.83 lakh people have been …
  • Orissa High Court seeks government response on Collector power to sarpanchs 28 Aug 2020 05:04 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The case of six poor tribal families rendered homeless in Salveta panchayat of Balangir district due to an unlawful demolition drive carried out by an overzealous lady sarpanch and her cohorts has come under judicial …
  • 3 dead as Odisha faces flood-like situation 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Many districts in Odisha are facing a flood-like situation as incessant rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal battered the state. While low-lying areas including paddy fields have been submerged and …
  • Balangir residents file PIL in Orissa HC against order of empowering sarpanchs with 'powers of Collector' 25 Aug 2020 05:31 By Express News Service Two residents of Balangir district have filed in the Orissa High Court a PIL seeking quashing of the State Government’s April 19 order empowering sarpanchs with the ‘powers of a Collector’ to decentralise the battle against Covid-19 …
  • Odisha ranks 7th in COVID-19 active cases 24 Aug 2020 05:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In yet another massive surge, 2,993 new Covid-19 cases were detected in Odisha in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 78,530. This was the biggest single-day count so far. As many as 2,924 cases were recorded on …
  • Nuakhai sans ‘bhetghat’ across western Odisha 24 Aug 2020 03:16 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR/BHAWANIPATNA/BALANGIR: The major agrarian festival of western Odisha, Nuakhai was celebrated across the region sans pomp and gaiety on Sunday. This year, the celebrations were largely subdued due to the Covid-19 …
  • Odisha reports record 2,993 new corona cases in a day 23 Aug 2020 07:23 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day surge of 2,993 coronavirus cases, taking its total tally to 78,530, the Health Department said on Sunday. The Covid-19 death toll touched 409 in the state as 10 more patients …
  • BJD MP among 2819 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, tally crosses 75,000 mark 22 Aug 2020 11:50 By Express News Service BHOPAL: BJD's Bhadrak MP Manjulata Mandal was among 2819 new COVID-19 cases detected in Odisha in last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases go beyond 75,000. Death toll reached 452 after nine more patients, including three …
  • Mass agrarian festival Nuakhai to be low-key affair in Balangir 21 Aug 2020 05:02 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Mass agrarian festival Nuakhai has lost its sheen in the district this year due to the Covid-19. The continuous surge in positive cases in Balangir has left the residents panic-stricken while the district administration …
  • Collectors of 10 Odisha districts put on high alert 18 Aug 2020 06:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: District  Collectors of 10 districts have been directed by State Government to submit detailed reports on the damage due to the heavy rainfall to the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) at the earliest.Chief Secretary …
  • Maharashtra rains: IMD issues red alert for Pune, Satara districts 17 Aug 2020 06:24 The forecast also predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai, Raigad, and Palghar from Monday onwards. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert of extremely heavy showers for two districts in Maharashtra. The IMD in its …
  • Sarpanch of Salebhata panchayat of Odisha arrested for misuse of power 17 Aug 2020 03:38 By Express News Service BALANGIR: A woman sarpanch of Salebhata panchayat in Agalapada block and her husband were arrested by Loisingha police on Saturday for abusing their power and demolishing the under-construction houses of five tribal families. The …
  • IMD issues red alert for two Maharashtra districts; more rains likely in Odisha, Telangana, Chandigarh on Monday 16 Aug 2020 17:50 By PTI NEW DELHI: Four rain-related deaths were reported from Odisha and Telangana on Sunday and a red alert of extremely heavy showers was issued for two districts in Maharashtra. However, rains eluded most parts of north India, including the national …
  • 2924 new infections reported in Odisha as state conducts highest number of tests in a day 16 Aug 2020 09:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a major surge, Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 novel coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the Covid-19 tally beyond 60,000 on Sunday. As many as 52,795 tests, highest in a day so far, …
  • Odisha records highest spike of 2,924 corona cases 16 Aug 2020 07:18 Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total tally to 60,050, the Health Department said on Sunday. The corona death toll rose to 343 in the state as 10 …
  • Well marked low pressure to bring more rains 15 Aug 2020 06:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The low pressure over North coastal Odisha and adjoining Norst-West Bay of Bengal, Gangetic-West Bengal has become well marked and is expected to develop into a depression in the next 24 hours. India Meteorological …
  • Live: 2 cops killed as terrorists open fire in J&K's Nowgam 14 Aug 2020 05:26 "Heavy to very heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places over Malkangiri, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul and Balangir between 8:30 am today and 8:30 am of August 15," according to the advisory issued by Odisha Special …
  • COVID-19: Over 120 persons succumb in Odisha in last 10 days 12 Aug 2020 04:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the case positivity rate dropped from 10.7 per cent (pc) a couple of days back to 5.8 pc, Covid-19 related deaths continued unabated in Odisha with 12 more including three women succumbing in the last 24 hours …
  • OJEE 2020 likely to be held in September second week 11 Aug 2020 11:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examinations (OJEE) 2020 is likely to commence from September 9. OJEE chairman SK Chand said the dates are tentative and the committee will announce the dates for the examination and …
  • Coimbatore: Murder case suspect escapes from hospital for the second time 11 Aug 2020 07:02 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: A 30-year-old murder case suspect escaped from a hospital for a second time after he was secured and admitted to hospital on Sunday. Though the Race Course police caught him on Sunday, he again escaped on Monday morning. …
  • Kalahandi youth’s spiritual journey to dragon fruit success 10 Aug 2020 03:59 Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: If accessing the marketplace has been a challenge during the prevailing pandemic which brought in lockdowns and shutdowns, 30-year-old Vaishnava Charan Sahu, son of a small farmer in M Rampur block of Kalahandi went to …
  • Odisha sees 1,643 new Covid-19 cases, 274 of them in Khurda 09 Aug 2020 10:40 BHUBANESWAR: With 1,643 people testing positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the state’s Covid tally touched 44,193 on Saturday. Twelve casualties were reported, taking the Covid death toll to 259. Khurda district registered 274 cases, the same as …
  • Security forces, Maoists exchange fire in Gandhamardhan forest of Odisha 09 Aug 2020 10:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An exchange of fire took place between the security forces and CPI (Maoist) cadres at Gandhamardhan reserve forest within Paikmal police limits on Sunday morning. On a tip-off that the Naxals were planning to carry out …
  • Doctor assaulted over patient’s death in Odisha's Balangir 09 Aug 2020 03:57 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Tension prevailed at Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital here after the relatives of a patient, who allegedly died due to medical negligence attacked a doctor. Sources said a man from Bishnumunda locality of the town …
  • Mission Gaganyaan: Odisha astronaut completes first phase of training in Russia 08 Aug 2020 10:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odia IAF pilot Wing Commander Nikhil Rath is one among the four astronauts selected for Gaganyaan, India’s first manned mission to space in 2022. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Balangir native Indian Air Force (IAF) …
  • More rains in offing for Odisha 08 Aug 2020 03:45 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday sounded another heavy rainfall alert for the State with a fresh low pressure area  expected to develop over north and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal around …
  • Kantabanji adds to reputation of home to civil servants 04 Aug 2020 23:14 Balangir: The small town of Kantabanji in the district is emerging as a place that raises civil servants after 25-year-old Nabal Kumar Jain cracked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination for the year 2019, the results of which was announced …
  • Low pressure rain in Odisha from today 03 Aug 2020 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha is bracing for widespread rainfall this week with the likely formation of a low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal by August 4. This is expected to aid the revival of the southwest monsoon.The India …
  • Doctor shortage becomes concern in Odisha's Balangir district amid rising COVID-19 cases 27 Jul 2020 03:53 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Even as COVID-19 cases continue to pile up in Balangir, shortage of doctors has added to the coronavirus concern in the district. Balangir has so far reported 332 positive cases and the number is expected to jump in the …
  • Balangir villagers set up isolation centres to keep migrant returnees 29 May 2020 02:14 Balangir: Realising that it may not be easy for people to spend seven days in home isolation after their release from government quarantine centres owing to lack of space, four villages under Badtika panchayat in Agalpur block of Balangir district have …
  • Balangir bonded labourers rescued 12 May 2020 04:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a swift action by Telangana police, eight bonded labourers, including two minors of two families from Balangir district, were rescued from a brick kiln at Gowreddipeta under Peddapalli police limits on Monday. “The …
  • 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 …
  • Balangir to intensify screening of returnees 02 May 2020 22:55
  • Covid-19: Balangir joins list of affected districts, total positive in Odisha soars to 147 01 May 2020 09:26
  • Balangir top cop doubles up as career counsellor 22 Apr 2020 01:47
  • 100 labourers from Balangir, Subarnapur stranded in Hyderabad, Bengaluru 29 Mar 2020 00:27
  • Odia couple from Canada quarantined in Balangir 14 Mar 2020 06:31 By Express News Service BALANGIR/ROURKELA: A Canada-based Odia couple visiting Titlagarh has been quarantined for suspected COVID-19 at Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital, Balangir, after presenting symptoms of flu. The husband and wife had come …
  • DCPU rescues three abandoned children in Odisha's Balangir 20 Feb 2020 01:59 By Express News Service BALANGIR: The district child protection unit (DCPU) has rescued three minor children abandoned by their parents and left in the care of their paternal grandmother, a 60-year-old daily wage earner.   The children aged between three …
  • Child Rights panel sends notice to Balangir SP over two-child sacrifice cases in Odisha 22 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service BALANGIR: The Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) has issued a show cause to the Balangir SP over the two-child sacrifice cases that took place in the district within a year. Last month, a youth of …
  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to dedicate Balangir LPG plant to nation on December 27 23 Dec 2019 08:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has completed construction of its second LPG bottling plant at Balangir in a record 19 months. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will dedicate the plant to the nation on …
  • Bandh observed in Balangir, demands Lower Suktel Dam construction, bypass road, HC bench in city 20 Dec 2019 06:47 By Express News Service BALANGIR:  The two-day bandh call given by Balangir Action Committee (BAC) across the district ended on Thursday. The bandh call was given over non-fulfilment of three demands including construction of Lower Suktel Dam, bypass road …
  • Five held after girl's family kills her lover, dumps body in well in Balangir 20 Nov 2019 02:16 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Police on Tuesday nabbed five persons in connection with the death of Kamal Nag, whose body was found from an abandoned well. The accused are family members of Chandni, lover of Nag. They are Chandni’s father Durjya Suna, …
  • Flood threat looms large in Odisha's Balangir town 08 Sep 2019 07:16 By Express News Service BALANGIR: With rainwater entering houses in several localities of Balangir town, the fear of flood looms large among the residents. More than 10,000 people have been affected in localities like Dampara, Thikadarpara, Malpada, …
  • Steelbird Riderz Shoppe opened in Odisha’s Balangir 29 Aug 2019 11:12
  • India: Balangir moves from ‘drought’ to flood-like situation within days 14 Aug 2019 06:03 BALANGIR/BHUBANESWAR: Just a few days back Balangir district was staring at a drought-like situation. On Tuesday, more than 15,000 people were shifted to temporary shelters as heavy rain disrupted normal life in Balangir town and several blocks of the …
  • Balangir’s water wealth drying up 04 Jun 2019 07:23 Express News Service BALANGIR:  Once famous as a ‘Town of Ponds’, Balangir today faces acute water scarcity with many of its traditional water bodies  dying a slow death. With the district administration and State Government closing their eyes to …
  • PM Modi to visit Odisha's Balangir on Jan 15 11 Jan 2019 21:51 [India], Jan 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha's Balangir on January 15 and will participate in a function to unveil a series of Government of India projects worth Rs. 1,545 crores. This is the Prime Minister's third visit to …
  • Odisha CM seeks more trains on Khurda-Balangir line 05 Jan 2019 07:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday demanded introduction of more trains on Khurda-Balangir new railway line for the convenience of people. In a letter to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal the Chief Minister said, “ …
  • Trial run on Balangir-Khurda route 31 Oct 2018 04:25 By Express News Service BALANGIR: The trial run on the newly-laid railway line from Balangir to Bhainsapali under the Balangir-Khurda railway project was conducted on Tuesday. The 15.6-km trial run was conducted by the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), …
  • Balangir widow dies of ‘starvation’ 21 Aug 2018 23:16 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Death of a widow in a remote village of Balangir, allegedly out of hunger, has exposed gaping holes in implementation of welfare schemes by the State Government. According to sources, 59-year-old Mungre Chhura, a widow of …
  • Balangir: Spate of accidents triggers demand for bypass road 10 Aug 2018 01:21 By Express News Service BALANGIR: THE dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Congress and members of Milita Kriyanusthan Committee on Thursday over demand for bypass road in the town was total and peaceful. All Government and private offices, banks and insurance …
  • Khurda-Balangir railway line project will be completed in 2 yrs: Pradhan 07 Jun 2018 15:37 [India] Jun 7(ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that Odisha's Khurda-Balangir railway line is an important railway project and is expected to be completed in two years. "Since more than 30 years this project has been not …
  • Six Maoists gunned down in Odisha's Kandhamal, Balangir districts 14 May 2018 01:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Stepping up their operation against Maoists, security forces gunned down six cadres of Red rebels in separate encounters on Sunday. While a divisional committee member carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh and an area …
  • Live Breaking News: 6 naxals killed in Balangir, Kandhamal districts of Odisha, encounter underway 13 May 2018 18:21 IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: 11:10 pm: 6 naxals killed in Balangir and Kandhamal …
  • Odisha: Ugly practice of ostracisation raises head in Balangir again 27 Apr 2018 07:41 By Express News Service BALANGIR:  The district of labour migration, Balangir has been exposing its underbelly of blind belief, social menace and backward practices from time to time. The latest case has brought to fore the deep-rooted practices of …
  • Ugly practice of ostracisation raises head in Balangir again 27 Apr 2018 02:04 Ostracised family members of Thabira Bhoi at Madhekela village | Express BALANGIR:  The district of labour migration, Balangir has been exposing its underbelly of blind belief, social menace and backward practices from time to time. The latest case has …
  • Amit Shah to address rally in Balangir 26 Mar 2018 18:50 Balangir: BJP national president Amit Shah will address a youth rally at the Koshal Kala Mandal ground here on April 5. Shah will visit Bhawanipatna and Balangir in west Odisha on April 4 and April 5. He is also scheduled to address a farmers' rally in …
  • Water woes grip villages in Balangir 24 Mar 2018 01:37 BALANGIR: With every passing day, drinking water scarcity is getting more acute in hundreds of villages of Belpada, Bangomunda and Turekela blocks of the district. It is a familiar sight to see women equipped with a pitcher on the left hand and three other …
  • Sept. date for Balangir college 16 Mar 2018 22:17 The medical college at Gandhrel in Balangir. Telegraph picture Balangir: The state government has announced that admission to Balangir medical college would begin from the coming academic session. The health and family welfare department's commissioner …
  • Balangir warden sent to jail 16 Mar 2018 22:17 Sambalpur: A warden of Balangir district jail has landed up in Sambalpur prison after police arrested him for refusing to marry the girl with whom he allegedly had a physical relationship. The police arrested Sankirtan Sahu, 27, of Bikalpapur in Subhalaya …
  • Inadequate water supply in Balangir 09 Mar 2018 20:20 EACH DROP PRICELESS Balangir: Residents are going to face a harsh summer this year as the temperature since the past week has been around 38 degrees Celsius. Apart from the scorching heat, the water crisis due to inadequate water supply in the pipelines …
  • Police looking for leads in Balangir wedding gift blast case 05 Mar 2018 00:12 Soumya and Reema | EPS BALANGIR: Even as a team of Balangir police looking for clues into ‘wedding gift blast case’ are  camping at Raipur and Bengaluru, it is learnt that the cops have stumbled upon some vital leads based on the statement of Reema, the …
  • Railway passengers protest in Balangir 04 Mar 2018 19:23 Balangir: Members of Balangir Rail Users' Association and several others demonstrated near the local station manager's office on Saturday protesting against the railway officials' alleged indifference to their demands. The protesters chanted …
  • Balangir youth dies on Shivratri festival ride 17 Feb 2018 19:41 Balangir: A youth died while enjoying a ride at a Shivratri festival in Titilagarh on Friday evening. The deceased has been identified as Akshaya Majhi, 17, of Barahamal village in Saintala police limits. Titilagarh police have registered a case and …
  • Vacancy hits Balangir college 05 Feb 2018 20:44 Balangir: Academic activities are suffering at Rajendra College, the oldest such institution in west Odisha, due to want of lecturers. Despite repeated appeals by the students' community of the autonomous institute, the government has not paid any heed …
  • Balangir on boil over brutal attack on college teacher 01 Feb 2018 02:17 BALANGIR: Tension flared up in the region following an attack on an Assistant Professor of Rajendra College, the oldest educational institution in western Odisha, on Tuesday. The victim was identified as Rabi Shankar Pandia. Sources said three bike-borne …
  • Balangir culture on envelope 09 Jan 2018 20:21 Balangir: The postal department on Monday released a special envelope featuring the Koshal Kalamandal, the district's cultural activity hub, and panchabadya, its traditional music. Guests at the inaugural function of the two-day postal stamp exhibition …
  • Helmet must in Balangir 07 Jan 2018 19:03 ROAD SAFETY Balangir: Police here have decided to strictly implement the mandatory use of helmet and other traffic rules from Monday on the occasion of road safety week. The police recently took out a motorcycle rally in the district with all personnel …
  • BJP protest in Balangir 06 Jan 2018 19:23 Balangir: Senior BJP leader and Patnagarh MLA Kanak Vardhan Singhdeo came down heavily on the Naveen Patnaik government during a gherao of the district collectorate here on Saturday. Singhdeo alleged that the government had failed in all fronts and …
  • Traffic woes in Balangir 18 Dec 2017 19:51 Balangir: Local residents have been facing problems with complete breakdown of traffic flow since the Balangir-Kantabanjhi road has closed following a portion of the Thikadarpada bridge over the Lakshmijore rivulet caving in recently. This has resulted in …
  • Bandh blues for residents of Balangir 24 Nov 2017 18:52 Balangir: Sadananda Sahu takes a bus to his workplace at Titilagarh every day. He didn't get a bus on Friday and a bandh demanding a separate Koshal state is to blame for it. "When I reached the bus stop, I was told that the bus wouldn't come …
  • Clean drive in Balangir 19 Nov 2017 21:06 Balangir: The civic body here has started to clean the nook and corners of the district headquarters town after drawing flaks from various quarters for poor sanitation. Chairperson of Balangir Municipality Santoshini Behera has involved herself personally …
  • Film fest treat for children in Balangir 18 Nov 2017 21:16 Balangir: The International Children Film Festival, the only one taking place in the state, came to an end on Friday evening. Jointly organised by the International Film Festival Organisation, Balangir, and the Odisha Film Development Corporation, the …
  • Balangir engineer in vigilance net 18 Nov 2017 10:33 Balangir: Vigilance sleuths on Friday raided the house of the former assistant engineer of rural development department Bijan Kumar Jena on the charge of amassing properties, which is disproportionate to his known source of income. The anti-corruption …
  • Lok Utsav starts in Balangir 04 Nov 2017 20:07 Balangir: Stage is set for the annual cultural programme at Koshal Kalamandal ground here from Sunday. The Balangir Lok Utsav showcases the performing arts from across the country. For the first time in seven years, the festival will be held at its …
  • Balangir-Nuapada rail link demanded  15 Oct 2017 06:57 Residents of Patnagarh disrupt movement of trains at Balangir station | Express BALANGIR: Members of Patnagarh Citizen Committee staged a ‘rail roko’ agitation at Balangir railway station on Saturday to protest against the meagre allocation of funds by the …
  • Drought scare sparks migration from Balangir 21 Sep 2017 06:22 BALANGIR: The impending drought has triggered distress migration from Balangir district. People from Belpara, Bangomunda, Turekela and Muribahal blocks have started moving out to other parts of the district and the state in search of livelihood.The …
  • Dry spell gives rise to migration from Balangir villages 04 Sep 2017 03:41 BALANGIR: Migration of villagers due to drought-like condition has started in  Balangir district. According to sources, more than one lakh people, including 30,000 children, have started migrating from  Belpara, Bangomunda, Turekela and Muribahal villages …
  • Depleting Balangir forests threaten tribal livelihood 28 Aug 2017 06:41 BALANGIR: With forest cover fast depleting in the district, the livelihood of the poor, especially the tribal communities, is under threat.Apart from agriculture, forest eco-system constitutes an important source of livelihood for the tribals of the …
  • Odisha vigilance raids forest official and Balangir CSO 05 Aug 2017 09:27 BHUBANESWAR: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday conducted searches at the premises of Bhawanipatna divisional forest officer (DFO) and Balangir civil supplies officer (CSO) in connection with a disproportionate asset (DA) case. The premises of Bhawanipatna …
  • Paddy farmers deprived of MSP in Balangir 29 Jun 2017 06:51 Farmers watering their paddy field . (EPS Photo used for representative purpose only) BALANGIR: Reports of irregularities in paddy procurement have come to the fore again in the drought-prone district. Due to nexus between millers and officials concerned, …
  • Intense heat in Odisha, Balangir, Titlagarh sizzle at 46.5 degrees Celsius 17 May 2017 17:17 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:May 17, 2017 9:14 pm Vendors who sell sunshades for car windows take rest by a roadside on a hot summer afternoon.  (AP Photo/Channi Anand) Odisha sizzled in the intense summer heat on Wednesday with its western region …
  • Mercury soars, water level dips in Balangir 02 Apr 2017 23:21 BALANGIR: It’s early summer but for Balangir, the heat cauldron of Odisha, the mercury refuses to plummet below 40 degree Celsius mark leading to fears of more hot and parched days for the denizens. The temperature in the town was recorded at 40 degree …
  • Heat wave continues; Chandrapur, Balangir sizzle at 44.2 deg C 01 Apr 2017 15:43 In Odisha, heatwave-like situation intensified in many parts of the state with the mercury soaring up to 44.2 degrees Celsius at Balangir, making it the hottest place in the state. PTI File Photo Sweltering heatwave conditions continued to prevail in …
  • Cheated by college, 55 Plus II girl students stage protest in Odisha's Balangir 08 Mar 2017 03:59 The girls staging demo on Balangir-Maharpali road. (Inset) Anil Jal, chairman of the college I Express BALANGIR : Girl students of a private college, Amar Sahid Samir Jal Women’s College, at Kutrapali village under Loisingha police limits in the district, …
  • Sacrifice day at Balangir 04 Jan 2017 10:21 Bhubaneswar, Jan. 3: More than 30,000 animals, including buffaloes, goats, sheep, chickens, pigeons, ducks and swans, were sacrificed during the celebrations of sulia yatra, a festival of tribal people, today at Khairguda village in Tusura police limits of …
  • Odisha reports record 4,198 new COVID cases, 11 fresh fatalities 15 Sep 2020 17:45 Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday as 4,198 more people, including state BJP chief Samir Mohanty, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. The fresh infections have pushed the state’s …
  • Home isolation blues for COVID patients in Odisha 13 Sep 2020 08:48 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Covid-19 patients in home isolation are fighting a twin battle - one with the virus and the other with the system that is supposed to absorb their stress, fears and concerns by facilitating support if they develop …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha: Two SOG commandos, five Maoists killed in Kalahandi encounter 10 Sep 2020 07:34 Written by Aishwarya Mohanty | Bhubaneshwar | Updated: September 10, 2020 12:59:35 pm Five Maoists, including a woman, were also neutralised in the gun fight that took place in Bhandarangu Sirki forest area, Kalahandi police confirmed. (File)Two Special …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik talks tough on COVID-19 safety violations 10 Sep 2020 03:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Concerned about the alarming surge of Covid-19 cases in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed the Health department and civic authorities to ramp up health …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports yet another highest single-day spike of 3861 cases 07 Sep 2020 11:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Monday reported its biggest single-day spike of 3,861 Covid-19 cases and 10 more fatalities, a day after it took a place among the top-six states which have been fueling India's case tally in the recent …
  • Odisha among top six states fuelling India’s COVID tally 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Posting its highest single-day spike of 3,810 new infections, Odisha on Sunday took a place among the top-six states that have been fueling India’s COVID tally for the last few days.  The total number of cases in the …
  • 3,810 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Take Odisha's Tally To 1,24,031, Death Toll Mounts To 546 06 Sep 2020 17:16 Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Sunday as 3,810 more people tested positive for the infection, while eight fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 546, a health official said. The fresh …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,810 corona cases 06 Sep 2020 08:24 Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday. Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in …
  • 67 per cent students in Odisha clear Plus II Arts 06 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least 67.56 per cent (pc) students cleared the Plus Two Examination 2020 in Arts stream, results of which were announced by the Council of Higher Education (CHSE) on Saturday.  School and Mass Education Minister ( …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 1.16 lakh, 90,331 recovered 05 Sep 2020 05:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases as Odisha reported 3,267 new infections from all districts with Khurda, Puri, Keonjhar and Sonepur witnessing single-day biggest spike pushing the tally to 1,16,678.  The death toll …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as Odisha COVID-19 tally nears 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Khurda, Cuttack big concern as COVID-19 cases near 1.10 lakh 03 Sep 2020 04:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Khurda and Cuttack have emerged a major concern for the State Government with both the districts contributing 30 per cent (pc) of the daily case count for last one week. Of the 3,219 new Covid-19 cases reported in last …
  • Bargarh turning into west Odisha hotspot as cases rise 03 Sep 2020 00:12
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • Odisha floods: Mahanadi submerges four villages in Tikarpara 30 Aug 2020 04:11 By Express News Service ANGUL: The flood water of river Mahanadi has submerged four villages in Tikarpara following opening of Hirakud dam gates. These villages are Tikarpara, Goindi, Majhipara and Behera Sahi. While houses of at least 100 fishermen have …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • National Sports Day: Prez to honour 60 athletes 29 Aug 2020 05:57 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates President Ram Nath Kovind virtually confers the National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020. https://t.co/f0VZoDoz9y— ANI (@ANI) 1598680174000 Kiren Rijiju defends govt's decision to confer …
  • Over 4.15 lakh affected, medium flood in Mahanadi feared 29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Over 4.15 lakh people in 10 districts of Odisha have been hit by floods in major rivers as the State Government evacuated over 18,500 people from the low lying areas by Friday. More than 3.83 lakh people have been …
  • Artson Engineering Ltd receives LOI of Rs. 16.63 crore 27 Aug 2020 17:04 Artson Engineering Ltd has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) of Rs. 16.63 Crores (Rupees Sixteen Crores Sixty-Three Lakhs Only), including GST from Tata Projects Limited. The order is for site fabrication, erection, testing, commissioning of storage tanks …
  • 3 dead as Odisha faces flood-like situation 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Many districts in Odisha are facing a flood-like situation as incessant rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal battered the state. While low-lying areas including paddy fields have been submerged and …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike with 3,384 Covid cases 27 Aug 2020 09:12 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 90,986 with the highest single-day spike of 3,384 cases in the last 24 hours, the health department said on Thursday. The Covid-19 death toll increased to 448 as seven more patients …
  • Maha: Stamp duty on flats now 2% till Dec 31 26 Aug 2020 15:14 Odisha: Special relief commissioner's office issues red, orange and yellow alert for heavy rainfall in various districts. Red alert issued in Sambalpur, Sunepur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Boudh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar, …
  • BPCL resumes work on over 2,100 projects worth Rs 50,300 crore capex 26 Aug 2020 12:38 Mumbai: Divestment-bound national oil marketer Bharat Petroleum Corporation has resumed work on as many as 2,118 projects involving a capital expenditure (capex) of around Rs 50,300 crore over three years. Of the total estimated capital investment, Rs 9, …
  • Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to trigger heavy rains in Odisha: MeT 24 Aug 2020 13:04 Bhubaneswar: With formation of a new low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal likely to trigger heavy rain in most parts of Odisha till Thursday, the state government has asked district collectors to deal with possible flash flood, landslide and water- …
  • Odisha collectors asked to remain alert for flood 24 Aug 2020 05:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As several places in Odisha are likely to witness heavy downpour during the next two to three days due to a fresh low pressure, the State Government on Sunday asked the Collectors to remain alert and prepared to deal …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, 22 August: JMM chief Shibu Soren tests positive; Karnataka CM says keep Mysuru Dasara celebrations low key 22 Aug 2020 14:12 Coronavirus India Updates: With 69,874 fresh cases in a single day, the Covid-19 tally in India rose to 29,75,701, while the death toll climbed to 55,794, according to latest data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The number of recoveries …
  • BJD Lok Sabha MP among 2,819 fresh COVID-19 cases in Odisha as state's tally crosses 75,000 mark 22 Aug 2020 11:50 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Lok Sabha MP and ruling BJD leader Manjulata Mandal on Saturday said she has tested positive for COVID-19, and was undergoing home quarantine. Taking to Twitter, the Bhadrak MP requested people who recently came in contact with her to …
  • BJD MP among 2819 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, tally crosses 75,000 mark 22 Aug 2020 11:50 By Express News Service BHOPAL: BJD's Bhadrak MP Manjulata Mandal was among 2819 new COVID-19 cases detected in Odisha in last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases go beyond 75,000. Death toll reached 452 after nine more patients, including three …
  • Coronavirus | Odisha Lok Sabha MP Manjulata Mandal tests positive 22 Aug 2020 09:01 Lok Sabha MP and ruling BJD leader Manjulata Mandal on Saturday said she has tested positive for COVID-19, and was undergoing home quarantine. Taking to Twitter, the Bhadrak MP requested people who recently came in contact with her to get themselves tested …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, 22 August: Lok Sabha MP in Odisha tests positive; over 1 lakh recoveries in Bengal 22 Aug 2020 08:35 Coronavirus India Updates: With 69,874 fresh cases in a single day, the Covid-19 tally in India rose to 29,75,701, while the death toll climbed to 55,794, according to latest data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The number of recoveries …
  • Youths die after slipping into Odisha's Kapildhar waterfall while clicking photographs 21 Aug 2020 05:03 By Express News Service BARGARH: Two youths died after slipping into Kapildhar waterfall at Nrusinghanath while clicking photographs on Thursday. The deceased are Khirod Soni (20) and Bijaya Mahakur (18) of Jhitiki village. Police said Khirod along with …
  • Odisha’s Covid tally increases to 67,122 19 Aug 2020 07:02 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha increased to 67,122 after 2589 fresh cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Wednesday. This is the second single-day highest positive cases …
  • Collectors of 10 Odisha districts put on high alert 18 Aug 2020 06:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: District  Collectors of 10 districts have been directed by State Government to submit detailed reports on the damage due to the heavy rainfall to the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) at the earliest.Chief Secretary …
  • More rains likely in Odisha as fresh low-pressure area brews 17 Aug 2020 13:21 Rain-soaked Odisha, which witnessed a flood-like situation in several areas, is likely to encounter more downpour over the next few days with a fresh low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal, officials said on Monday. While many parts of the State …
  • Heavy rainfall disrupts normal life in several parts of Odisha 15 Aug 2020 13:50 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Heavy downpour triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal disrupted normal life in several parts of Odisha on Saturday snapping road connectivity, submerging low lying areas and damaging mud houses in some places, officials …
  • Well marked low pressure to bring more rains 15 Aug 2020 06:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The low pressure over North coastal Odisha and adjoining Norst-West Bay of Bengal, Gangetic-West Bengal has become well marked and is expected to develop into a depression in the next 24 hours. India Meteorological …
  • Farmers pay 50 per cent more for urea as traders hoard stock 15 Aug 2020 04:23 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rampant black marketing of urea has forced farmers to pay a hefty price for the key agricultural input as fertiliser dealers make a killing by hoarding stocks, creating an artificial scarcity. Urea, a popular crop nutrient …
  • Absorbing the COVID shock 14 Aug 2020 14:57 Published: August 14, 2020 6:50:13 pm The incidence of in-migration has effectively stopped the flow of remittances and further aggravated the already precarious economic situation.(Express photo by Gurmeet Singh)By Prabir Kumar Ghosh and Sumit Kumar COVID …
  • Odisha cabinet approves Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation Project tender, expands Nirmal scheme 13 Aug 2020 05:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Nearly  three years after announcement of the Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation Project in Bargarh district, the State Cabinet on Wednesday approved the tender for execution of the work amounting to Rs 1138.63 crore. The …
  • No weekend shutdown on August 22 and 23 for western Odisha's Nuakhai festival 13 Aug 2020 03:34 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Even as coronavirus positive cases continue to rise in Sambalpur, the administration has withdrawn the weekend shutdown on August 22 and 23 in the district to enable people to celebrate Nuakhai, the major agrarian …
  • OJEE 2020 likely to be held in September second week 11 Aug 2020 11:19 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examinations (OJEE) 2020 is likely to commence from September 9. OJEE chairman SK Chand said the dates are tentative and the committee will announce the dates for the examination and …
  • 4 Maoist camps busted in Odisha 10 Aug 2020 02:54 Bargarh SP Padmini Sahoo said the team spotted a group of 10-15 Maoists, who started firing on the security personnel, leading to an encounter. (Representational Image) A joint team of the Odisha police Special Operations Group (SOG) and CRPF on Sunday …
  • Odisha BJP MP tests positive for COVID-19 09 Aug 2020 17:30 Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 : Odisha BJP MP Suresh Pujari has tested positive for coronavirus, officials confirmed on Saturday. Pujari, Lok Sabha member from Bargarh constituency, has kept himself in home isolation after testing positive for the virus. Taking to …
  • Four Maoist camps busted in Odisha 09 Aug 2020 14:42 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) At least four Maoist camps were busted and a huge cache of live ammunition and other articles were seized following an exchange of fire between the ultras and the security personnel in the Gandhamardhan reserve forest in …
  • Odisha: Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari tests +ve for Covid 09 Aug 2020 12:26
  • Odisha sees 1,643 new Covid-19 cases, 274 of them in Khurda 09 Aug 2020 10:40 BHUBANESWAR: With 1,643 people testing positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the state’s Covid tally touched 44,193 on Saturday. Twelve casualties were reported, taking the Covid death toll to 259. Khurda district registered 274 cases, the same as …
  • Security forces, Maoists exchange fire in Gandhamardhan forest of Odisha 09 Aug 2020 10:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An exchange of fire took place between the security forces and CPI (Maoist) cadres at Gandhamardhan reserve forest within Paikmal police limits on Sunday morning. On a tip-off that the Naxals were planning to carry out …
  • COVID-19 recoveries breach 30,000-mark in Odisha 09 Aug 2020 05:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha continued to report 1,500 plus new Covid-19 positive cases for the third consecutive day with 1,643 persons getting infected in the last 24 hours taking the State tally to 44,193. The death toll breached 300 mark …
  • Crowded villages show why Covid-19 cases are surging in rural India 08 Aug 2020 17:23 By: Bloomberg | Published: August 8, 2020 10:22:46 pm Corona screening in progress at a residential building in Mumbai on Monday. (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty) As India passes the grim milestone of two million virus cases and new hotspots emerge in …
  • More rains in offing for Odisha 08 Aug 2020 03:45 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday sounded another heavy rainfall alert for the State with a fresh low pressure area  expected to develop over north and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal around …
  • Heavy rains in Odisha, to persist till Sunday 05 Aug 2020 10:57 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rains trigerred by a low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal battered many parts of Odisha and the weather office on Wednesday forecast that rainfall in the state will persist till Sunday. The low pressure area, which has …
  • Two villagers in Bargarh donate plasma 04 Aug 2020 23:14 Sambalpur: Two villagers from Katapali village, which is a Covid-19 hotspot, of Bargarh district on Tuesday came forward to donate plasma after they recovered from the Covid-19 infection recently. Rabindra Sahu and Umesh Dash of Katapali village were …
  • Low pressure rain in Odisha from today 03 Aug 2020 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha is bracing for widespread rainfall this week with the likely formation of a low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal by August 4. This is expected to aid the revival of the southwest monsoon.The India …
  • Heavy rain in many parts of Odisha in next few days: MeT 03 Aug 2020 05:31 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain in many parts of Odisha in next few days: MeT A low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger heavy rain in many parts of Odisha in next few days and make the sea condition rough, prompting the MeT …
  • Allow officials for college verification: Odisha DHSE 03 Aug 2020 03:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) has asked the Collectors to lift movement restrictions for its officials to verify junior colleges ahead of the commencement of Plus II admission for 2020-21 academic …
  • Plasma donation: Youth’s timely action saves patient’s life 02 Aug 2020 05:20 Express News Service ROURKELA: A young social worker’s prompt action in arranging plasma has helped save a Covid-19 patient’s life. When Prakash Paswan (27) learned about the fast detriorating condition of a 47-year-old patient at the Hi-Tech Covid-19 …
  • Fewer meals for 54 pc households in migration-hit Odisha districts: Study 02 Aug 2020 05:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A study has found that around 54 per cent (pc) households surveyed in Western Odisha have been eating fewer meals during coronavirus lockdown. These households reduced the quantity of food ever since the lockdown was …
  • No end to COVID-19 containment woes for residents of Katapali in Odisha 30 Jul 2020 05:45 Express News Service BARGARH: Under containment for the last 42 days, the residents of Katapali village on the outskirts on Bargarh town are finding it tough to make ends meet. The village was declared a containment zone on June 16 after a 76-year-old …
  • Farmer's daughter from Odisha's Bargarh district secures 92 per cent in HSC exam 30 Jul 2020 03:40 By Express News Service BARGARH:  Kamala Rohidas, the daughter of a marginal farmer from Grinjel in Sohela block has set an example for other girls by scoring 92 per cent marks in the HSC examinations, the results of which were declared on Wednesday.  …
  • BSE Odisha Board 10th result declared, pass percentage up by 8 percent 29 Jul 2020 10:52 BSE Odisha Board 10th Result 2020: The overall pass percentage to 78.76. BSE Odisha Board 10th Result 2020: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has announced the class 10 and state open school results on Wednesday, July 29. Over 5.34 lakh …
  • Odisha: 71% returnees not keen to migrate for work, says study 29 Jul 2020 10:37 Migrant workers at a transit camp in Sambalpur SAMBALPUR: A study conducted by the Centre of Excellence (Regional Development and Tribal Studies) at Sambalpur University revealed 71% of migrant workers are unwilling to go to other states if they can find …
  • Corona casts spell of doom on Sambalpuri weave 28 Jul 2020 23:59 Sambalpur: The Sambalpuri handloom market has not been immune to the adverse effect of Covid-19. Sambalpuri Bastralaya Handloom Cooperative Society, which had reported a turnover of around Rs 20 crore between March and June last year, has managed just …
  • Bargarh gears up for possible locust invasion 01 Jun 2020 23:42 Sambalpur: Apprehensive about attack of locusts, the agriculture department of Bargarh district has become alert and started making preparations to deal with the possible invasion. The Bargarh district shares border with Chhattisgarh to where the locusts …
  • Odisha's Bargarh braces for return of workers 15 May 2020 06:59 By Express News Service BARGARH: Green zone and zero Covid-19 cases so far, Bargarh district is bracing for the return of 45,000 people in the coming days. Till Thursday afternoon, the district has received 490 returnees but the number is going to swell by …
  • Lockdowns leave Bargarh weavers without jobs, money 09 May 2020 00:51 Sambalpur: With markets across the country shut owing to the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the weavers of Bargarh district are finding it difficult to sell their products. Ashis Meher of Jandol village in Bheden block of …
  • Free food for the poor: Meet Bargarh’s Covid warrior 23 Apr 2020 06:30 By Express News Service BARGARH: Social worker Guddi Rao is on a mission to spread smiles amid the gloom over coronavirus crisis. Since lockdown was imposed on March 24, he has been feeding the poor and needy every day and plans to continue his noble work …
  • Four including three of family trampled to death in Bargarh 07 Apr 2020 09:46 By Express News Service BARGARH: Panic struck residents of Padampur block in Bargarh district after four villagers including three members of a family were trampled to death by two tuskers on Monday. The deceased are Dwarikanath Pande, his father Malai …
  • Odisha: Pearl S Buck, Pratibha Ray on Bargarh MP's reading list 03 Apr 2020 12:32
  • Woman constable in Odisha's Bargarh turns singer to spread coronavirus awareness 03 Apr 2020 03:39 Express News Service BARGARH: Faced with a situation where people are yet to accept the gravity of the coronavirus threat and take necessary precautions, Bargarh police has chosen to croon its way into people’s hearts. Taking the lead is a woman traffic …
  • Odisha government's healthcare outreach: Cancer hospital in Bargarh 22 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service BARGARH/SAMBALPUR: Extending the state government’s helping hand to healthcare facilities in western Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced establishment of a cancer hospital in Bargarh. Naveen made the …
  • Cancer hospital to come up in Odisha’s Bargarh 21 Jan 2020 14:20 Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced to set up a cancer hospital in the state’s Bargarh district. During his one-day tour to the western part of Odisha, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the new six-storey …
  • 30 PACS start work in Bargarh 25 Nov 2019 06:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Paddy procurement has picked up in Bargarh district with purchase of more than 66,000 quintal from 970 farmers in the last two days. As many as 30 out of 58 primary agriculture cooperative societies of the district have …
  • Odisha Assembly polls: BJD, BJP direct fight for Bargarh seat 11 Apr 2019 05:42 Express News Service BARGARH: A direct fight between BJD and BJP is on the cards in Bargarh Assembly seat.With Congress fielding a relatively weak candidate for the seat, sitting MLA and BJD candidate Debesh Acharya will lock horns with BJP’s Ashwini Kumar …
  • Odisha: Police ASI among two arrested in Bargarh rape case 11 Feb 2019 20:02 By PTI SAMBALPUR: A police official and a 22-year-old man were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Odisha's Bargarh district, police said. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in Sohela Banmali Kuanr and a youth -- Kaibalya alias …
  • Ethanol plant in Bargarh to take off soon: Dharmendra Pradhan 10 Jun 2018 16:25 SAMBALPUR (ODISHA): Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that work for the Rs 1,000 crore ethanol plant in Bargarh is likely to take off soon. The Union minister for petroleum and natural gas said that the project was delayed as the state …
  • Opposition members question House panel report on Bargarh farmer’s suicide 24 Apr 2018 01:43 BHUBANESWAR: The suicide of Hadu Bagarti, the Bargarh farmer who took the extreme step in February last year over crop loss, returned to haunt the State Government on Monday with the Opposition Congress questioning the status of the inquiry into the case …
  • Breaking News March 25: 5 killed, 4 injured in collision between van, truck near Odisha's Bargarh 25 Mar 2018 05:17 IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:   10:42 am: As soon as we were informed about the …
  • Poor highway work angers Bargarh 19 Mar 2018 20:13 Sambalpur: Citizens of Bargarh district have formed a platform to intensify their agitation against the alleged substandard construction of Sambalpur-Bargarh highway. The Highway Users' Forum held a meeting in Bargarh and has decided to agitate in …
  • Ancient tools, weapons unearthed in Odisha’s Bargarh district 23 Feb 2018 08:13 By: PTI | Sambalpur (odisha) | Updated: February 23, 2018 12:34 pm “This discovery will help us in understanding migration and subsequent colonisation by human beings in this part of India,” Behera told PTI. The recent archaeological excavations carried …
  • Kansa back in Bargarh 23 Dec 2017 19:57 Sambalpur: The famous Dhanu yatra festival, touted as the largest open-air theatre in the world, began in the west Odisha town of Bargarh on Saturday. During the festival, the small district headquarters town of Bargarh is transformed into Mathura. The …
  • Stage set for Bargarh Dhanu Yatra today 23 Dec 2017 03:29 Raj Durbar (king’s court) being set up at Hatpada in Bargarh | Express  BARGARH : Stage is all set for the 11-day open air theatre Dhanu Yatra scheduled to begin from Saturday here. Kansa, who is the central character of the Yatra, will hold his Raj Durbar …
  • 12th farmer ends life in Bargarh in 50 days 16 Dec 2017 02:52 BARGARH: Another farmer from the district ended his life by consuming pesticide due to crop loss after pest attack on Friday. With the death of the farmer, the number of farmer suicide cases in the district rose to 12 in the last 50 days. The deceased …
  • Pradhan seeks CM intervention for ethanol plant at Bargarh 02 Dec 2017 02:46 BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the assistance of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for setting up the 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Pradhan said the plant will be set up …
  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan writes to CM Odisha for assistance for 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. 01 Dec 2017 17:29
  • Kansa rule in Bargarh from Dec. 23 29 Nov 2017 18:59 Bhubaneswar Pradhan. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar: Stage has been set for Bargarh's famous Dhanu Yatra, an 11-day festival that revolves round the story of demon king Kansa, with a jury picking up veteran Bhubaneswar Pradhan to essay the role of the …
  • Gadkari urged to declare Odisha's Bargarh-Basna road as national highway 09 Nov 2017 06:22
  • Odisha government orders probe as farmer commits suicide in Bargarh 01 Nov 2017 14:27 BHUBANESWAR/SAMBALPUR: A day after setting his pest-affected crops on fire, Brunda Sahu (55) of village Kalapani in Bargarh district ended his life by allegedly consuming poison in his paddy field on Wednesday. According to reports, Brunda was found …
  • Day after drought package, farmer ends life in Bargarh 27 Oct 2017 06:40 BARGARH : The State Government’s package for drought-hit farmers came as little help for Indra Bariha, who allegedly killed himself over crop loss in Bargarh district. Having consumed pesticide, he succumbed on Wednesday evening. Bariha was a resident of …
  • Contractors blame government for Bargarh bridge collapse 03 Oct 2017 04:59 BHUBANESWAR: All Odisha Contractors' Association on Monday blamed the State Government for the Bargarh bridge collapse incident.They alleged that the Government was providing about 25 per cent less on a project in the State as compared with the amount …
  • Two Naxals killed in Odisha's Bargarh region 27 Sep 2017 07:20 [India], September 27 (ANI): Two Naxals, including a female, were shot dead during a combing operation by Odisha Police in the Bargarh's Salepali Forest region early on Wednesday. Police confirmed that they had also recovered arms, ammunition and cash …
  • Bargarh bridge collapse: Two engineers arrested for neglect 26 Sep 2017 02:59 SAMBALPUR: Two engineers of Rural Works Department were arrested by Bargarh Police on Monday in connection with the collapse of under-construction bridge on river Jeera in Bheden block of Bargarh district. They are Assistant Executive Engineer Kamlakanya …
  • Vigilance unearths IAY funds  anomaly in 12 Bargarh blocks 30 Jul 2017 06:11 BARGARH:The Sambalpur Vigilance Division has found massive irregularities in disbursement of funds for construction of houses under Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) in 12 blocks of the district. Illegal allotment and payment against non-existing houses have come …
  • Bargarh weavers appeal to Modi for GST relief 20 Jul 2017 07:11 BARGARH:Members of Bargarh District Bunakar Mahasangha (BDBM) on Wednesday submitted a petition addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through Collector Khagendra Kumar Padhi demanding exemption of handloom products from purview of Goods and Services …
  • Water pits, the only respite for Bargarh women 25 Apr 2017 02:54 BARGARH: Every morning, Iswari Barik along with 20 other women of Putudera village in Bargarh district spends almost three hours under the sun for collecting water from a chuan (water pit) on the dry bed of Kumudi nullah. This has been a routine chore for …
  • Bargarh daily market gutted, Rs 50 lakh property destroyed 20 Apr 2017 02:40 Vendors gather near their shops after the fire was brought under control on Wednesday | Express BARGARH: A major fire broke out at Hatpada daily market in Bargarh town in the wee hours of Wednesday damaging property worth lakhs. Fortunately, no human …
  • After Bargarh, farmer ends life in Ganjam 15 Mar 2017 01:15 BERHAMPUR: After the farmer’s suicide in Bargarh, yet another farmer ended his life over crop loss and loan burden. T Bulu Reddy (33) of Chikarada village under Rangeilunda block in Ganjam district allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide. Reddy …
  • Bore-well fails Bagarty, farmers in Odisha's Bargarh suffer 11 Mar 2017 03:37 Collector surveying crop field of Khainu Bagarty during visit on Thursday | Express BARGARH: Even as District Collector Anjan Kumar Manik visited Kendapali village, following the suicide of farmer Khainu Bagarty, to record his observation, there is no …
  • Tata Power, India Power Corporation submit bids for three discoms in Odisha 16 Sep 2020 18:28 Odisha, which recently offered three of its power distribution companies (discoms) for privatisation, has received bids from Tata Power and India Power Corporation Ltd. The bids were called earlier this year for Western, Southern and Northern Electricity …
  • Odisha Minister tests corona positive, 7th such case in state 14 Sep 2020 12:04 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said on Monday that he and his wife had tested coronavirus positive. The Minister tweeted that he and his wife Sangeeta Dash were in home isolation and their …
  • 3,991 new cases, COVID positivity rate up to 8.5 per cent in Odisha 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha continues to maintain low-levels of testing in the face of worsening Covid-19 situation, the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day numbers of 3,991 new cases, taking the total count close to 1 …
  • Odisha: 71.8% candidates appear for JEE Main in state 07 Sep 2020 07:06 BHUBANESWAR: Around 72 per cent (71.8 per cent to be exact) of the total registered candidates for the JEE Main examination in the state have turned up for the six-day-long JEE Main examination that ended on Sunday. Amid this pandemic situation, the …
  • Odisha clears investment proposals of Rs 3205.67 crore 02 Sep 2020 13:06 Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday approved seven investment proposals worth Rs 3205.67 crore, which is likely to generate employment for 2,494 people in the state. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) …
  • Odisha sees 3,205 fresh COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths 02 Sep 2020 05:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: THE State saw 3,025 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 1,06,561 and toll to 556 on Tuesday. Khurda continued to top the State tally with 666 new infections followed by Cuttack ( …
  • JEE Main commences, over 38,000 aspirants appear in Odisha 01 Sep 2020 11:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main, conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission into IITs and other top engineering colleges across the country, commenced in the State on Tuesday with strict …
  • 3,600 students appear for JEE Main in Odisha 01 Sep 2020 11:32 BHUBANESWAR: Amidst strict enforcement of the COVID-19 protocols as many as 3,600 students appeared in the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) in Odisha on Tuesday, official sources said. The students appeared for the examination in 26 different …
  • Odisha: 38,200 students to appear for JEE today 01 Sep 2020 02:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At least 38,200 candidates from across the State will appear for JEE (Main) test in seven cities from Tuesday. Conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the examination will be held at 26 centres in Bhubaneswar, …
  • Over 38,000 aspirants from Odisha to appear for JEE Main from tomorrow 31 Aug 2020 14:29 BHUBANESWAR: A total of 38,236 students from Odisha will appear for JEE Main examination in seven cities between September 1 and September 6. These cities were Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Balasore, Berhampur, Rourkela, Dhenkanal and Sambalpur. National Testing …
  • Odisha CM urges urban local bodies to meet aspirations of people, hails sanitation warriors 31 Aug 2020 10:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dedicated 100 functional micro composite centres and 50 functional material recovery facilities in the various urban local bodies of the state. He also laid the foundation stone …
  • Heavy rain forecast in eight districts of Odisha 31 Aug 2020 04:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as flash floods ravaged many parts of Odisha, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast heavy rainfall at isolated places in eight districts on Tuesday. However, with no system over the Bay of Bengal …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods 30 Aug 2020 16:44 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates 30 Aug 2020 03:36 People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force saves pregnant woman in flood-hit Dhenkanal 29 Aug 2020 20:32 Aug 29, 2020, 11:37PM ISTSource: ANIA pregnant woman was among 3 people who were rescued by the district administration with the help of an Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) team from the flood-affected village of Jayapur, in Dhenkanal. She was …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected 29 Aug 2020 13:31 Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Odisha relaxes Covid curbs to facilitate travel of JEE, NEET examinees 29 Aug 2020 12:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The state government has relaxed Covid restrictions and announced that there will be no lockdown or shutdown in eight towns -- Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Balasore, Angul, and Dhenkanal -- from …
  • Flood Threat In Mahanadi Adds To Woes Of Odisha 29 Aug 2020 11:43 While floods in rivers Budhabalanga, Subarnarekha, Brahmani and Baitarani have already played havoc in vast areas in the northern districts of the state, incessant rains in the upper catchment areas have raised the spectre of floods in the downstream of …
  • Over 4.15 lakh affected, medium flood in Mahanadi feared 29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Over 4.15 lakh people in 10 districts of Odisha have been hit by floods in major rivers as the State Government evacuated over 18,500 people from the low lying areas by Friday. More than 3.83 lakh people have been …
  • Two villages marooned in Dhenkanal 29 Aug 2020 02:51 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Two villages of Gondia block were marooned while several others were affected due to torrential rains in the district. Sources said Goradapal and Prabartakani are now cut-off from other parts of the district. Gondia and …
  • Conducting NEET/JEE exams in Covid times is not easy, but scrapping them is no solution 28 Aug 2020 17:40 The controversy around holding the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) to engineering colleges and the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS/BDS admissions has intensified as the dates draw near. Six opposition-ruled States moved a review …
  • Maha: Stamp duty on flats now 2% till Dec 31 26 Aug 2020 15:14 Odisha: Special relief commissioner's office issues red, orange and yellow alert for heavy rainfall in various districts. Red alert issued in Sambalpur, Sunepur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Boudh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar, …
  • Made from scrap, rail bicycles to help trackmen in Odisha 26 Aug 2020 04:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Bringing convinience to trackmen, East Coast Railway (ECoR) introduced a unique vehicle made out of discarded bicycles and railway junks for easier and faster monitoring of the tracks. The newly-launched rail bicycles, …
  • JEE and NEET aspirants in Odisha talk of distance, travel and stress amid COVID-19 26 Aug 2020 04:49 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Sudeep Sudarshan Rana topped this year’s Plus II Science examination conducted by the Council of High Secondary Education. Originally from Bhuban block in Dhenkanal district, Sudeep had applied for Joint Entrance …
  • Social boycott of Dalit families: Odisha Rights panel takes cognizance, seeks report from officials 25 Aug 2020 21:42 Naik families in Dhenkanal district’s Kantio Kateni village say they have been deprived of sharecropping and warned against taking out processions. (Express)The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of 40 Dalit families facing …
  • Odisha: 40 Dalit families face social boycott after girl plucks flowers from upper-caste man's farm 25 Aug 2020 18:17 Image Source : ANI Odisha: 40 Dalit families face social boycott after girl plucks flowers from upper-caste man's farm In a shocking incident, around 40 Dalit families in Kantio Kateni village of Dhenkanal district in Odisha were allegedly subjected to …
  • OHRC glare on Dhenkanal ‘ostracism’ case after TOI report 25 Aug 2020 09:36
  • Odisha: Dalit families face social boycott after girl plucks flowers from upper-caste man’s farm 25 Aug 2020 07:36 Aug 25, 2020, 12:19PM ISTSource: ANI Around 40 families, belonging to Dalit community, in Kantio Kateni village of Odisha’s Dhenkanal district were allegedly socially boycotted after a girl from their community plucked flowers from the farm of an upper- …
  • Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to trigger heavy rains in Odisha: MeT 24 Aug 2020 13:04 Bhubaneswar: With formation of a new low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal likely to trigger heavy rain in most parts of Odisha till Thursday, the state government has asked district collectors to deal with possible flash flood, landslide and water- …
  • Odisha collectors asked to remain alert for flood 24 Aug 2020 05:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As several places in Odisha are likely to witness heavy downpour during the next two to three days due to a fresh low pressure, the State Government on Sunday asked the Collectors to remain alert and prepared to deal …
  • Odisha Dalits ostracised for over 3 months for plucking flowers 22 Aug 2020 03:51 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Tension prevailed in Kantiokateni village under Tumusingha tehsil as the district administration made a fresh attempt on Friday to resolve an ongoing deadlock between upper-caste residents and some Dalit families. The …
  • Quack ‘treats’ snakebite victim with acid in Odisha, rights panel seeks report 21 Aug 2020 02:16 The commission took cognisance of the incident after it was reported in local dailies. (File)The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has taken suo motu cognisance of a quack treating a snakebite patient with acid in Dhenkanal district and sought a report …
  • Girl caught plucking flower, Odisha village boycotts all 40 Dalit families 20 Aug 2020 21:03 Naik families in Dhenkanal district’s Kantio Kateni village say they have been deprived of sharecropping and warned against taking out processions. (Express)Forty Dalit families in Kantio Kateni village of Odisha’s Dhenkanal district have been subjected to …
  • Tata Steel to focus on positive free cash flow in FY21: Chandrasekaran 20 Aug 2020 15:55 Amid the ongoing pandemic, Tata Steel, the country’s oldest steel producer, will focus on generating free cash flows in the current fiscal. “The month of April and May have been tough for the company but the management is focused on having positive free …
  • Odisha officials asked to remain alert for flood- like situation 19 Aug 2020 15:57 Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for any water-logging and flood-like situation in view of the heavy to very heavy rainfall predictions. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep …
  • Collectors of 10 Odisha districts put on high alert 18 Aug 2020 06:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: District  Collectors of 10 districts have been directed by State Government to submit detailed reports on the damage due to the heavy rainfall to the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) at the earliest.Chief Secretary …
  • US expands sanctions on China's Huawei 17 Aug 2020 16:33 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Bhubaneswar: Odisha GST enforcement squad has arrested the kingpin of a GST racket involved in the generation of fake invoices worth Rs 712 Crores All members have to carry negative COVID-19 test report & …
  • More rains likely in Odisha as fresh low-pressure area brews 17 Aug 2020 13:21 Rain-soaked Odisha, which witnessed a flood-like situation in several areas, is likely to encounter more downpour over the next few days with a fresh low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal, officials said on Monday. While many parts of the State …
  • Heavy rainfall disrupts normal life in several parts of Odisha 15 Aug 2020 13:50 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Heavy downpour triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal disrupted normal life in several parts of Odisha on Saturday snapping road connectivity, submerging low lying areas and damaging mud houses in some places, officials …
  • Well marked low pressure to bring more rains 15 Aug 2020 06:03 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The low pressure over North coastal Odisha and adjoining Norst-West Bay of Bengal, Gangetic-West Bengal has become well marked and is expected to develop into a depression in the next 24 hours. India Meteorological …
  • Absorbing the COVID shock 14 Aug 2020 14:57 Published: August 14, 2020 6:50:13 pm The incidence of in-migration has effectively stopped the flow of remittances and further aggravated the already precarious economic situation.(Express photo by Gurmeet Singh)By Prabir Kumar Ghosh and Sumit Kumar COVID …
  • Odisha CHSE results: Hard work key to topper Sudeep Sudarsan Rana's success 13 Aug 2020 05:39 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Sudeep Sudarsan Rana's phone has not stopped ringing since the results of CHSE Plus Two examinations were announced in the morning on Wednesday. The youngster from Bhuban in the district, who secured 574 out of 600 ( …
  • Aircraft crash kills trainee pilot, trainer in Dhenkanal 09 Jun 2020 01:22 Angul: A two-seater training aircraft crashed at the airstrip of the Government Aviation Training Institute (GATI) at Birasala in Dhenkanal district on Monday morning, killing a woman trainee pilot and her trainer, and prompting the Director General of …
  • Two-seater trainer plane crashes in Odisha's Dhenkanal, two pilots killed 08 Jun 2020 18:02 IAF aircraft crashes in Punjab's Hoshiarpur, pilots safe A two-seater trainer aircraft crashed in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on early Monday (June 8) morning. A pilot trainer and a woman trainee pilot were killed in the crash shortly after …
  • Odisha: 2 pilots killed after trainer aircraft crashes in Dhenkanal 08 Jun 2020 10:53 Image Source : ANI Trainer aircraft crashes in Odisha's Dhenkanal, 2 killed A trainee pilot and her instructor lost their lives after a trainer aircraft crashed in the Dhenkanal district of Odisha on Monday. The trainer aircraft crashed on the tarmac …
  • 2 killed after trainer aircraft crashes in Odisha’s Dhenkanal 08 Jun 2020 05:48 A two-seater aircraft crashed in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on Monday, killing a trainee pilot and her instructor, officials said. The trainer aircraft crashed on the tarmac at the Government Aviation Training Institute (GATI) at Birasala in the district, …
  • Four children drown in swollen pond at Odisha's Dhenkanal 02 Jun 2020 05:22 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: In a tragic incident, four children from a family drowned in a pond at Govindpur Barabankasahi village here on Monday. They are Priti Dehury, Rajesh, Nehal and Trytimayee Dehury. The children were taking bath when they …
  • Medical park to be set up in Dhenkanal 29 May 2020 23:11 Bhubaneswar: The state government on Friday announced to set up two industrial parks over 1,000 acres each to attract more investments to the state. “The parks will draw investment to the tune of Rs 6,000 crore to Rs 7,000 crore and provide employment to …
  • India: Assessment of fortification of Mid-Day Meal Programme in Dhenkanal, Odisha, 2016-2018 Evaluation Report 12 May 2020 19:02 Evaluation Context Micronutrient deficiency continues to affect sizeable sections of the global population and this “hidden hunger” extracts a substantial toll in terms of morbidity, mortality, reduced economic productivity and poor quality of life from …
  • Dhenkanal farmers seek resumption of haats 09 Apr 2020 04:17 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Facing serious losses due to the lockdown, farmers and vegetable traders have urged the administration to resume weekly and bi-weekly haats in the district. All haats under regulated marketing committees (RMCs) have been …
  • One elephant dies and another hurt as speeding truck hits them in Odisha's Dhenkanal district 30 Jan 2020 07:44 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: An elephant calf was killed and another injured after the two were hit by a speeding truck on NH 55 near Podapada in Dhenkanal district early on Thursday morning. The mishap occurred at about 5.30 am when a herd of …
  • Six pythons rescued in Odisha’s Dhenkanal 14 Jan 2020 07:53 Dhenkanal (Odisha): Six pythons were on Monday rescued from a hume pipe in Gajamara of Dhenkanal district in Odisha. Snake rescuer Sheikh Lalu said that of the six pythons, one was as long as 18 feet. “We rescued six pythons and the longest one was 18 feet …
  • Odisha: Extension of autonomous status of Dhenkanal College urged 30 Nov 2019 06:13
  • India: Optimisation of Supply Chain of Targeted Public Distribution System in Dhenkanal, Odisha 13 Sep 2019 09:14 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Government of Odisha (GoO) has made remarkable progress and enhancements to the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) of the state since the adoption of the National Food Security Act’ 2013 (NFSA) and the implementation of End-to-End …
  • Staff crunch hits Dhenkanal forest division in Odisha 12 Aug 2019 06:17 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Vacancies in  Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) posts, who look after afforestation and eco-tourism, have affected the functioning of Dhenkanal Forest Division office. Of the three sanctioned ACF posts, all are lying …
  • Conjoined twins born in Odisha's Dhenkanal 02 Jul 2019 03:37 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: A woman from Khalpal village in Parjang block gave birth to conjoined twins at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here on Monday.  The twins, both female, born to Renubala Behera are joined from the stomach and …
  • Mixed cropping gets priority in Odisha's Dhenkanal 13 Jun 2019 05:25 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The district agriculture strategy committee has decided to grow both paddy and non-paddy crops in 1,85,100 hectares (ha) of land in the ensuing kharif season. Crop diversification and mixed cropping, including mango and …
  • 4 killed, many injured after wall collapses at vegetable market in Odisha's Dhenkanal 10 Jun 2019 19:33 Alasua market, Odisha wall collapsetwitter At least four people have been reported to be killed and several injured after the wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed near Alasua market on the outskirts of Odisha's Dhenkanal. The four victims were all …
  • Odisha govenrment to promote mangoes for export in Dhenkanal district 31 May 2019 06:56 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The district administration has decided to promote cultivation of export-oriented mangoes in Government-run Saptasajya farm here. The district horticulture office will also set up a sample mango garden in a scientific …
  • BJD MP from Dhenkanal Tathagat Satpathy announces decision to quit politics 05 Mar 2019 10:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESHWAR: With the upcoming Lok Sabha elections only a few months away, ruling BJD’s Lok Sabha member from Dhenkanal, Tathagat Satpathy, has announced his decision to quit politics, sparking a buzz in political circles here. …
  • Dhenkanal shelter home case: Pradhan seeks Rajnath's intervention for probe 09 Dec 2018 02:32 [India] Dec 9 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in order to ensure a fair and transparent probe in the Dhenkanal shelter home case. The Dhenkanal Police has already sealed a shelter home run by …
  • Dhenkanal shelter home snowballs from sexual abuse to conversion 05 Dec 2018 06:21 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/ DHENKANAL: As a video went viral showing religious conversion (Duban ritual) ceremony purportedly at the shelter home run by Good News India at Beltikiri in Dhenkanal district which is in the news for alleged sexual …
  • Dhenkanal shelter home inmates shifted 03 Dec 2018 08:41 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The district administration on Sunday shifted the inmates of illegally run Good News India Dream Centre’s shelter home at Beltikiri to child care institution of Maharshi Dayananda Service Mission (MDSM) even as police …
  • Dhenkanal shelter home sealed 03 Dec 2018 08:41 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: An NGO-run shelter home has been sealed in Odisha's Dhenkanal district and two people, including its managing director, arrested following allegations that the minor inmates there were sexually abused, police said. The action was …
  • Odisha: Minor girls allege sexual abuse at shelter home in Dhenkanal; in-charge arrested 02 Dec 2018 12:32 Representational Image Minor girls on Saturday alleged sexual abuse at a shelter home operating illegally in Odisha's Dhenkanal district following which its in-charge was arrested by police.   According to the allegations leveled by the girls, they …
  • Women and Child Development Minister orders closure of Dhenkanal shelter home 02 Dec 2018 05:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/DHENKANAL : Minister for Women and Child Development Prafulla Samal on Saturday ordered closure of the shelter home in Dhenkanal district where girl inmates were allegedly sexually harassed. Following allegations by …
  • NGO raided in Dhenkanal after exploitation allegations 02 Dec 2018 00:01 “Police are taking steps after an FIR was registered under POCSO Act,” said Dhenkanal Collector Nikhil Pawan Kalyan. (Photo for representational purpose) The Dhenkanal branch of an NGO running children’s homes across Odisha was raided on Saturday by police …
  • Odisha: CM Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal 20 Nov 2018 05:28 Image Source : PTI Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and police over the felling …
  • Following protests, CM revokes Dhenkanal beer plant project 20 Nov 2018 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  As tree felling in Balarampur village of Dhenkanal district for setting up a beer bottling plant became difficult for the State Government to handle because of the outrage among the people and the ongoing winter …
  • Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal 19 Nov 2018 14:31 \R Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 () Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and police over the felling of hundreds of trees for the project. …
  • Odisha: Three arrested for Dhenkanal elephant electrocution 03 Nov 2018 20:45 By: PTI | Dhenkanal | Published: November 3, 2018 10:26:36 pm The elephants had died after coming in contact with a live high voltage wire near Kamalanga village under the Sadar Forest Range on October 27. (PTI) Three employees of Forest and Environment …
  • After sagging wires, open wells pose danger in Dhenkanal 03 Nov 2018 06:48 Express News Service DHENKANAL: The safety of jumbos in the State still remains a matter of grave concern as a seven-year-old elephant fell into an open well at Mahidharpur village in Sadar forest range here on Friday. Around 400 open wells in the district …
  • Odisha CM orders probe into electrocution of seven elephants in Dhenkanal 28 Oct 2018 18:57 A herd of 13 jumbos were passing through the village in Sadar Forest Range when seven of them came in contact with a sagging 11-KV line and was electrocuted. (PTI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday ordered a probe into the death of seven …
  • Seven elephants electrocuted in Odisha's Dhenkanal, govt suspends 6 officials, sacks junior engineer of CESU 28 Oct 2018 16:23 Seven elephants electrocuted in Odisha's Dhenkanal, govt suspends 6 officials, sacks junior engineer of CESU. At least seven elephants died of electrocution after coming in contact with a live wire near Kamalanga village in Odisha's Dhenkanal …
  • Odisha CM orders probe into electrocution of 7 jumbos in Dhenkanal 28 Oct 2018 07:27 A herd of 13 jumbos were passing through the village in Sadar Forest Range when seven of them came in contact with a sagging 11-KV line and was electrocuted. (PTI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday ordered a probe into the death of seven …
  • Seven elephants electrocuted in Odisha's Dhenkanal district 27 Oct 2018 10:01 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Seven elephants were electrocuted after coming in contact with a live wire on the outskirts of Kamalanga village under Sadar Forest Range in Dhenkanal district late on Friday. The incident came to light when villagers …
  • Green manure use helps Dhenkanal farmers 21 Sep 2018 02:12 Express News Service DHENKANAL: As part of the sustainable farm practices, the district administration is encouraging farmers to grow legume crops that can help revive soil fertility and reduce their input costs on chemical fertilisers. The strategy …
  • Concern over falling sex ratio in Dhenkanal 17 Sep 2018 02:31 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Collector Nikhil Pawan Kalyan has expressed concern over the widening sex ratio in the district despite efforts to create awareness on the importance of girl child. Though the male-female ratio was 1,000:943 in the …
  • Dhenkanal DHH shifted to new building 15 May 2018 01:59 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The local administration on Monday shifted the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) to its new seven-storey building at Dakhinakali Road here ahead of its inauguration. Patients were also carried from Baji Chowk campus to …
  • Elephants kill two in Dhenkanal 13 Apr 2018 01:10 DHENKANAL : At least two persons were killed following attacks by elephants at two places in the district on Thursday. The victims have been identified as Niranjan Mohanty of Damodarnali village and Achyuta Rout of Chaulia village. As per reports, 70-year- …
  • Business rivalry behind murder of BJD youth leader: Dhenkanal SP 06 Apr 2018 02:12 DHENKANAL: In a major development, the district police on Thursday arrested eight persons in connection with the killing of BJD’s youth wing president of Dhenkanal Jasobant Parida 11 days ago. While two of them were arrested from West Bengal, six others …
  • Spurious seeds hit groundnut farmers in Dhenkanal district of Odisha 01 Apr 2018 02:34 DHENKANAL: Contrary to expectations, the yield of groundnut is likely to be lower this season in the district thanks to circulation of suspected spurious seeds by the Agriculture department. As per reports, the cash crop over 300 acres in Mandapal area of …
  • BJD Dhenkanal youth wing president shot dead 26 Mar 2018 09:05 By: PTI | Dhenkanal | Published: March 26, 2018 2:29 pm The BJD’s youth wing president of Dhenkanal district, Jashobanta Parida, was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal on Monday morning, the police said. Parida, aged around …
  • Dhenkanal farmers seek incentives to grow sunflower 18 Mar 2018 23:48 DHENKANAL: Though the Government has been promoting cultivation of cash crops, including oilseeds, though incentives to farmers, lack of access to credit has hit the sunflower growers of the district hard. According to Agriculture department sources, …
  • Tusker kills villager in Dhenkanal 04 Mar 2018 19:23 Dhenkanal: A tusker killed a man at Kamakhyanagar range, while a herd of elephants stopped traffic on NH-55 at Haldiabahal between Dhenkanal and Angul for two hours on Sunday morning. Gandharva Maharana was going to visit a family relative from his native …
  • Miffed over Dhenkanal SDM’s act, lawyers to boycott court work from today 12 Feb 2018 00:57 DHENKANAL: Lawyers have announced to boycott court work from Monday alleging high-handedness of Dhenkanal Sub-Collector and Sub-Divisional Magistrate Shilpa Sharma.While tension runs high in Dhenkanal over repeated confrontations between lawyers and Sharma …
  • Dhenkanal awaits expert help to arrest ‘jumbo’ problem 28 Jan 2018 23:17 DHENKANAL: There seems to be little respite for people of Dhenkanal from the rising incidents of man-animal conflict. While many elephants have died in the past due to poaching and electrocution, several persons have succumbed to elephant attacks in rural …
  • Poacher killed in Dhenkanal forest 25 Jan 2018 20:00 Dhenkanal: A poacher on Tuesday night was killed in a forest here. Madhusudan Dehury, 40, of Similia village in Gondia police limits had gone to nearby by Sorishpada forest, along with another poacher, Babuli Dehury, for hunting. They were allegedly …
  • Dhenkanal children branded with hot iron 16 Jan 2018 03:34 DHENKANAL: Superstition related to branding of children to cure them of common ailments refuses to stop in tribal-dominated blocks of the district. Several children were branded with hot iron rod by a village quack in Thoriasanda near Jamunakote in Bhuban …
  • Agrarian crisis continues to hit farmers in Dhenkanal 18 Sep 2017 05:37 DHENKANAL:Drought, crop failure, debt burden, man-animal conflict, land grabbing __ many farmers live in a constant struggle. And some give up the fight. In the kharif season this year, more than three farmers have committed suicide in the district. Though …
  • Probe into Dhenkanal farmer death begins 15 Sep 2017 06:20 DHENKANAL:A day after a 50-year-old farmer of Beltikiri village under Sadar block of the district committed suicide by hanging in his house, the district administration on Thursday conducted a joint inquiry into the incident. Sources said Aswini Sahoo …
  • Odisha's biggest tissue culture lab opens in Dhenkanal 26 Aug 2017 04:40 Image for representational purpose only. DHENKANAL: Odisha's biggest tissue culture laboratory, set up with assistance of the National Horticulture Mission, was inaugurated near Gajmara village of Sadar block in Dhenkanal district on Friday. The lab …
  • Jumbo kills woman in Dhenkanal 17 Aug 2017 06:32 DHENKANAL:A 45-year-old woman died after being attacked by an elephant in Dhenkanal district on Wednesday. Locals resorted to road blockade following the incident that led to disruption of vehicular traffic. The deceased is Uma Gadnayak. She was sleeping …
  • Dhenkanal sex ratio on decline 21 Jul 2017 05:32 DHENKANAL: Despite implementation of several schemes including Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY) in the State, the child sex ratio has declined to 877 girls for 1000 boys in the district. Informing this during a meeting of the District Task Force and …
  • Garlands from Dhenkanal grab eyeballs 03 Jul 2017 21:56 Puri, July 3: A group of devotees from Dhenkanal district of the state won hearts during the return sojourn of the Trinity today. The 25 devotees, comprising youngsters and senior citizens both, took on a voyage to the holy town with special gifts for the …
  • Ex-MLA, suspended Congress leader from Dhenkanal joins BJD 30 Apr 2017 15:24 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:April 30, 2017 8:20 pm Suspended Congress leader and former MLA Sudhir Samal on Sunday joined the BJD in Odisha. Samal, who was the president of Dhenkanal district unit of Congress, joined BJD along with a large number of …
  • Dhenkanal tense after murder 06 Feb 2017 10:16 Bhubaneswar, Feb. 5: Tension prevailed at Tarabha village in Odisha's Dhenkanal district following the murder of a cabbie in a fresh pre-poll violence yesterday. The district administration has clamped prohibitory orders in the village even as the BJP …
  • Rs 3 lakh robbed from rural bank in Dhenkanal 09 Jan 2017 15:36
    • Truck Driving Through Flooded Road Plunges Into Swollen River in Rain-Ravaged Indian State - Video 27 Aug 2020 11:08 India 09:52 GMT 27.08.2020Get short URL Torrential monsoon rain in India has marooned the lives of people in several low lying, remote rural areas as well as cities. Rivers have breached their danger marks in the worst-affected states - Assam, Bihar, …
    • Jajpur, Keonjhar districts badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha, IMD issues warning 26 Aug 2020 15:39 Aug 26, 2020, 08:47PM ISTSource: ANIJajpur and Keonjhar districts has badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha region. Water level in Baitarani River following through Kendujhar has been rose following heavy rainfall in the area. According to Central …
    • Centre asks West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Odisha to strengthen efforts against COVID-19 18 Jul 2020 05:28 By PTI NEW DELHI: With a surge in COVID-19 cases in Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Odisha, the Union Health Ministry has asked these states to make renewed efforts to contain transmission of the virus and keep case fatality rate below one per cent. With …
    • 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 …
    • 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 …
    • Elephant turns on its heel to charge villager across fields after he hits it with a stick  31 Dec 2019 18:23 Jumbo mistake! Moment an angry elephant turns on its heel to chase a villager in revenge for being hit with a stick Villagers spotted elephant feeding on crops and decided to try and chase it away One man hit the animal with a stick - before it promptly …
    • Peanut paste not a solution for severe malnutrition: study 17 Oct 2019 20:16 Deaths due to severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in India could be at least a tenth of what was earlier believed, which implies that instead of taking emergency measures such as providing Ready To Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF), there needs to be a focus on non- …
    • Odisha govt approves DPR of Rs 700 cr under Rurban Mission 25 Sep 2019 02:59 Bhubaneswar : The Odisha government on Tuesday approved a detail project report (DPR) worth Rs 700 crore for development of nine identified clusters under the Centre’s ‘Rurban Mission’. The projects were approved in a meeting of state empowered committee …
    • Fighting Malnutrition In Odisha’s Angul, A Story That Inspires All 22 Sep 2019 07:07 Located in a remote corner of Odisha is a small district of about 6,232 square km, named Angul. A small district, it has got its own story to tell about its efforts in battling malnutrition and showing its people the path towards healthy life. Angul is …
    • Monsoon to reach Odisha 5-6 days late: IMD 04 Jun 2019 03:28 [India], June 3 (ANI): The monsoon will reach Odisha five-six days late this time, said Indian Meteorological Department's (MeT) local office here on Monday as the pre-monsoon showers were reported from parts of the state today. Talking to ANI, HR …
    • Odisha: Rain, thunderstorm wreak havoc; movement on NH 26 hampered 04 Jun 2019 01:58 [India], June 4 (ANI): Movement of vehicles on National Highway 26 was hampered here on Monday as rain coupled with thunderstorm wreaked havoc in the region. Several trees and electric poles were uprooted due to which vehicles were lined up for hours near …
    • Odisha: 8 die, 6 injured due to thunderstorm, lightning 03 Jun 2019 16:02 [India], June 3 (ANI): As many as eight people died and six injured due to thunderstorm and lightning in different parts of Odisha during the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Two deaths have been reported each from Koraput, Kendujhar, Jajpur and …
    • Cyclonic storm Fani: NCMC to meet today to take stock of emerging situation 02 May 2019 18:34 Image Source : IMD Image Cyclonic storm 'Fani' is expected to make landfall in Odisha on Friday afternoon. Wind speed may touch up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India Meteorological Department …
    • Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation underway as Odisha braces for storm; 203 trains cancelled 02 May 2019 18:06 Indian fishermen attempt to bring their boat ashore amid strong winds at Chandrabhaga beach in Puri district of eastern Odisha (AP Photo) India is bracing for an extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani as it moves closer to coastal Odisha, ahead of its …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 8 lakh people evacuated; Nasa tracking storm's movement 02 May 2019 13:01 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone updates: Over 8 lakh evacuated in Odisha 02 May 2019 12:15 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani: 89 trains cancelled, 3 specials put in service to evacuate tourists 02 May 2019 10:32 New Delhi: The Railways on Thursday said around 89 trains have been cancelled in the last two days in view of the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm 'Fani', which is likely to affect Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, while three …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 8 lakh people evacuated; PM Modi reviews preparedness 02 May 2019 10:28 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani: Around 89 trains cancelled, 3 special trains put in service to evacuate tourists 02 May 2019 10:28 New Delhi: The Railways Thursday said around 89 trains have been cancelled in the last two days in view of the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm 'Fani', which is likely to affect Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, while three special …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: About 8 lakh people evacuated to safer places 02 May 2019 09:13 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani Updates 02 May 2019 07:20 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani live: Over 8 lakh to be evacuated 02 May 2019 07:19 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani Updates 02 May 2019 06:44 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • 20 years on, Odisha village still weeps for Staines 08 Apr 2019 03:36 MANOHARPUR, KEONJHAR: Twenty years after Graham Stuart Staines, his sons Philip (10) and Timothy (six) were burnt to death by a rabid bunch that claimed he was converting people in the name of missionary activity, Manoharpur, a nondescript tribal village …
    • Graham Staines’ story still very relevant: Director 29 Mar 2019 11:22 Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) “The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story” director Aneesh Daniel says the movie, which documents the tragic death of an Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines and his sons in Odisha, is very relevant in the current …
    • 3 Idiots actor Sharman Joshi: Have got all films based on my merit 25 Mar 2019 12:00 Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose films have received positive response from the critics and the audience, has not been seen much in the recently released successful films. During the recent interaction in Mumbai, Sharman told the reporters, "While …
    • Extremism is a threat to humanity: Sharman Joshi 24 Mar 2019 12:05 Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose latest film “The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story” is based on the real-life incident of the late Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines, believes that extremism should always be …
    • World's second oldest rock discovered in India 06 Jun 2018 05:25 Adiscovery of a rock sample eight years ago near Champua, a small town in the Kendujhar district of India’s Odisha state offers fresh clues about the Earth’s origins. The discovery was made by geologists from Curtin University, Malaysia and the University …
    • Where is Manipur?..I'm from Manipur!! :: Raghu Ningthoujam 05 Jun 2018 00:31 Where is Manipur....? "I'm from Manipur....!" "Loss of an erstwhile Kingdom to a Hamlet with an antagonistic name...!" Raghu Ningthoujam * Manipur in rajasthan The question "where is Manipur...?" looks to be funny and …
    • World's second oldest rock is from Odisha 10 May 2018 03:14 A rock sample recovered nearly eight years ago from Champua in Odisha’s Kendujhar district has put India at the forefront of geological research in the world. Scientists have found in the rock a grain of magmatic zircon (a mineral that contains traces of …
    • Academic push at pageant 31 Dec 2017 19:27 Bhubaneswar: Bhioliona Boro of Guwahati was crowned the KIIT Nanhi Pari Little Miss India on Saturday evening. State girl Jita Mohapatra from Chennai became the first runner-up while Anoushka Singh of Patna was the second runner-up of the beauty pageant. …
    • MoCab launches new quick and easy cab services in Odisha 20 Dec 2017 10:07 MoCab is a newly launched cab aggregator in Odisha, India that allows the customers to book a cab easily for traveling with comfort with many value-added services. They intend to become the best taxi and travel service in the state. Considering that most …
    • Odisha eyes Bihar's 05 Nov 2017 22:49 Patna: The Odisha government has evinced interest in taking up makhana (gorgon nut) cultivation in the state and has invited an entrepreneur from Bihar to explore its possibility. The entrepreneur happens to be Satyajit Singh, managing director of Shakti …
    • Odisha reviews projects totalling Rs 900 crore in mining districts 28 Oct 2017 05:01 Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Secretary A.P. Padhi on Friday reviewed the progress made vis-a-vis projects entailing an expenditure of Rs 900 crore under the Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC). These projects relate to …
    • Nagada: A journey into India’s heart of darkness 03 Mar 2017 12:02 Nagada (Jajpur district, Odisha): On a mud wall inside 25-year-old Mangala’s thatched hut in the forested hills of Odisha’s tribal heartland hangs a school bag, the sole sign of hope in the four-member family that lost one-year-old Saraswati to …
    • Hupi’s tale: India’s biggest rugby hope is from rural Odisha 28 Feb 2017 21:51 Written by Shahid Judge | Mumbai | Published:March 1, 2017 2:10 am Hupi Majhi was India’s top scorer in Rugby Women’s Sevens Trophy. When eight-year-old Hupi Majhi was sent to a boarding school in Bhubaneswar, she was fearful about what lay in store for …
    • Odisha reports more recoveries than new COVID cases 18 Sep 2020 01:02 Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported more recoveries of COVID-19 patients than new cases on Tuesday as 3,714 people were cured of the disease while 3,645 got infected with it, a health department official said. The number of recoveries in the state is now 1,25,738 …
    • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
    • Odisha farmers fear loss with crops inundated 28 Aug 2020 05:04 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As fear of flood looms large in several districts with water flowing over danger level and rivers inundating farmlands, farmers are fearing crop loss.The State is experiencing incessant rainfall since Tuesday due to …
    • More rains likely in Odisha as fresh low-pressure area brews 17 Aug 2020 13:21 Rain-soaked Odisha, which witnessed a flood-like situation in several areas, is likely to encounter more downpour over the next few days with a fresh low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal, officials said on Monday. While many parts of the State …
    • Odisha records highest spike of 2,924 corona cases 16 Aug 2020 07:18 Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total tally to 60,050, the Health Department said on Sunday. The corona death toll rose to 343 in the state as 10 …
    • Odisha cabinet approves Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation Project tender, expands Nirmal scheme 13 Aug 2020 05:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Nearly  three years after announcement of the Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation Project in Bargarh district, the State Cabinet on Wednesday approved the tender for execution of the work amounting to Rs 1138.63 crore. The …
    • Allow officials for college verification: Odisha DHSE 03 Aug 2020 03:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) has asked the Collectors to lift movement restrictions for its officials to verify junior colleges ahead of the commencement of Plus II admission for 2020-21 academic …
    • 14 elephants died in Odisha during COVID-19 lockdown: Forest department 19 Jun 2020 03:36 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In last two-and-half months of lockdown, at least 14 elephants died in Odisha. The deaths are attributed to poaching, electrocution and other unknown reasons. The last four deaths, though, are clearly instances of poaching …
    • Bhubaneswar back in red zone as one tests positive for coronavirus 30 Apr 2020 04:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) relaxed lockdown norms allowing certain services and business establishments to operate following no report of any Covid case in last 14 days, one person tested …
    • Odisha unveils two coronavirus-dedicated hospitals, 34 more in the pipeline 15 Apr 2020 17:00 Image Source : ODISHA CM TWITTER HANDLE State officials inspecting the coronavirus-dedicated hospitals in Bhawanipatna on Wednesday  The Odisha government on Wednesday inaugurated two of its first 36 hospitals, which will be dedicated entirely to treat …
    • 100 labourers from Balangir, Subarnapur stranded in Hyderabad, Bengaluru 29 Mar 2020 00:27
    • Principal at fake college in Odisha, serving lecturer in another 07 Mar 2020 07:51 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: A day after the couple running a fake college in Sambalpur surrendered before the police, more information on their operations and the fakery came to the fore.The principal of the fake college Jamuna Devi (JD) Junior …
    • Lease of Life: Once dead, the freshwater lake in Cuttack is now a haven for birds 22 Feb 2020 17:34 A patch of water hyacinths enclosed in a blue net floats in the middle of Ansupa Lake, its serene surface reflecting an overcast sky and hills. “That patch is for people to take selfies,” says Faninandra Bhushan Nanda, assistant conservator of forest at …
    • Old hands back as BJD heads in 14 districts of Odisha 22 Feb 2020 03:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: While several old hands have been elected as presidents of organisational districts of BJD, more than half of them are new faces. The ruling BJD on Friday announced presidents of 33 organisational districts, election …
    • Honorary D Litt conferred on Atal Bihari Panda  30 Nov 2019 08:17 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Nonagenarian Sambalpuri film artiste Atal Bihari Panda was conferred with honorary D Litt degree during the 30th convocation of Sambalpur University on Friday. Panda, who hails from Binika in Subarnapur district, is …
    • Wanted criminal held after encounter in Odisha 26 Nov 2019 05:58 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: A wanted criminal Hadapa Siva was arrested following an encounter with Rayagada police on Monday.  He is wanted for allegedly kidnapping a youth Bibhuti Pujari eight days back. Bibhuti was rescued by Rayagada Police on …
    • Free coaching to be provided SC/ST civil services aspirants in Rourkela 23 Nov 2019 01:13 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The Rourkela Smart City Ltd and Rourkela Municipal Corporation will provide free special coaching to civil services aspirants of ST and SC communities under ‘Samata’ initiative.   Official sources said an entrance test …
    • Odisha’s strides in nutrition 18 Nov 2019 20:28 Odisha, which is one of the Empowered Action Group States, or eight socioeconomically backward States of India, has done remarkably well in health and nutrition outcomes over the past two decades. Its infant mortality rate has significantly declined. Its …
    • Odisha govt starts process to appoint VCs in two new universities 13 Nov 2019 03:18 BHUBANESWAR: The higher education department on Monday urged office of governor and chancellor of state universities Ganeshi Lal to take necessary steps for appointment of vice chancellors in Rajendra University Balangir and Kalahandi University …
    • Odisha rights panel seeks report on distress labour migration 01 Oct 2019 06:51 A full Bench of the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Monday took suo motu cognizance of distress labour migration from the State and directed the Labour Secretary to file a comprehensive report on the issue by October 28. The full Bench of the OHRC …
    • Odisha govt approves DPR of Rs 700 cr under Rurban Mission 25 Sep 2019 02:59 Bhubaneswar : The Odisha government on Tuesday approved a detail project report (DPR) worth Rs 700 crore for development of nine identified clusters under the Centre’s ‘Rurban Mission’. The projects were approved in a meeting of state empowered committee …
    • More rains in store  for Odisha 26 Aug 2019 06:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State will receive more rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.The regional Met office predicted light to moderate …
    • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses 15 officials 18 Aug 2019 05:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha Government dismissed at least 15 officials from service and stopped pensions of two others, an official release issued by the Chief Minister’s Office said on Saturday. Stating that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik …
    • Revisiting some rare weaves, this National Handloom Day 17 Aug 2019 20:45 National Handloom Day celebrates the pluralistic traditions of the country. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) With #SareeTwitter taking the internet by storm to exhibitions highlighting the diversity of handspun weaves, it becomes imperative to observe …
    • 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 …
    • Naveen Patnaik reviews flood-hit districts of Odisha 14 Aug 2019 02:42 Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reviewed the flood-hit districts of the state and extended seven days gratuitous relief to those affected. Bolangir, Kalahandi, Boudh, Subarnapur and Kandhamal districts of the state are …
    • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
    • 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 …
    • Promise of handouts by India's Congress could dent Modi's... 30 Mar 2019 11:51  28 Mar 2019 - 22:01 A supporter wearing an inflatable symbol of India's main opposition Congress party walks during a public meeting in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, March 12, 2019. The words read: "Long live Rahul Gandhi" . Reuters/Amit …
    • Promise of handouts by India's Congress could dent Modi's momentum Reuters 30 Mar 2019 08:25 By Devjyot Ghoshal and Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI, March 28 (Reuters) - The main opposition Congress party's promise to give sizable cash handouts to India's poorest families if voted to power could re-energize its campaign to oust Prime Minister …
    • Promise of handouts by India’s Congress could dent Modi’s momentum 28 Mar 2019 10:39 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The main opposition Congress party’s promise to give sizable cash handouts to India’s poorest families if voted to power could reenergize its campaign to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the general election starting in two weeks. …
    • State achieves 89 pc kharif target 10 Mar 2019 05:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Amidst criticism over delay in opening of mandis, the State Government has procured over 49.36 lakh tonne of paddy, achieving 89 per cent of the target till March 5.The paddy procurement target for Kharif Marketing …
    • 17 districts in Odisha fail in timely pay-back to chit fund scam victims 26 Feb 2019 08:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 17 districts have failed to ensure timely disbursement of compensation to small investors affected by chit fund scam in the State. A recent report of the State Government on distribution of financial aid to …
    • Odisha: Junior doctors on strike say unconventional methods risk patients’ lives 08 Dec 2018 00:09 Junior doctors at VIMSAR are seeking the director’s removal The Director of a state government-run medical college in Odisha withdrew from surgical practice Friday, after doctors from two more government medical colleges threatened to join an ongoing cease …
    • Ropeway service to be started soon at Patali Srikhetra shrine 19 Nov 2018 04:32 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  A ropeway will be built at Patali Srikhetra, which is associated with Lord Jagannath of Puri, in Kotsamalai of Subarnapur district to attract tourists. The Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) will instal the …
    • Lawyers associations plan ‘Mahabandh’ over West Odisha bench of High Court 13 Nov 2018 09:37 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: THE Central Action Committee (CAC) of All Western Odisha Bar Association (AWOBA) has resolved to intensify the ongoing agitation over establishment of High Court bench in western Odisha. This was decided at a meeting of …
    • Incessant rain cripples life in Odisha 06 Sep 2018 15:13 BHUBANESWAR: Incessant rains crippled life in several parts of Odisha on Thursday as the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression, raising the likelihood of more downpour till Friday, officials said. Low-lying areas in several …
    • Possibility of minor-to-medium flood in 11 Odisha districts as Mahanadi swells 29 Aug 2018 17:13 BHUBANESWAR: As the water level in the Mahanadi river continued to swell after discharge of water from the Hirakud Dam, the Odisha government said on Wednesday that there was a possibility of a minor-to-medium flood in 11 districts located in the river …
    • Pluckers to hold Gram Sabha on August 15 12 Aug 2018 02:17 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Odisha Kendupatra Karmachari Sangha (OKKS) will hold Gram Sabhas in eight districts on August 15 to adopt proposals for maintaining status quo on procurement of kendu leaf. The Forest department’s kendu leaf wing is …
    • Odisha receives 28.9% surplus rainfall in July 01 Aug 2018 10:14 Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Odisha has received a surplus rainfall of 28.9 per cent in July, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Wednesday informed. The state received an average rainfall of 438.0 mm against the long-term average (LTA) of 339.9 mm in July …
    • Odisha: Weak embankments fuel flood fear 23 Jul 2018 23:06 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  With Mahanadi and its tributaries Chitroptala, Luna and Birupa swelling alarmingly, flood fear has gripped residents of riverside villages in Cuttack district.The weak embankments are compounding fears of the panic- …
    • Odisha receives 25.6% deficit rainfall in June 01 Jul 2018 13:42 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha has received a deficit rainfall of 25.68 per cent in June, an official statement said on Sunday. The state received an average rainfall of 161.1 mm against the Long Term Average of 216.5 mm during the month, said the …
    • Mahanadi water war: BJP’s Dharmendra Pradhan slams BJP’s Raman Singh 01 Jun 2018 23:28 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: June 2, 2018 4:47:31 am Dharmendra Pradhan’s statement is a significant departure from the stance of his party’s Odisha unit which has steadfastly refrained from criticising Chhattisgarh. (File photo) …
    • Day before Modi visit, Naveen targets BJP, slams party’s ‘crocodile tears’ on Mahanadi 26 May 2018 00:06 Written by Sampad Patnaik | New Delhi | Updated: May 26, 2018 4:39:02 am Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday accused the BJP of shedding “crocodile tears …
    • Odisha sets target to achieve 100 per cent Open Defacation Free status by this year end 25 May 2018 06:27 By: PTI | Bhubhneshwar | Published: May 25, 2018 11:40:14 am Secretary to the Pachnayati Raj Deo Ranjan Kumar Singh said, “sufficient fund provision has been for the Mission. Collectors are being extended all required administrative and technical support. …
    • 51 killed in nor’westers since April in Odisha 14 May 2018 15:39 Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) At least 51 persons have been killed due to nor’wester-induced thunderstorms and lightning in Odisha since April 1, said a minister on Monday. Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty informed that while 47 …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to flag off Maha Yatra on May 16 14 May 2018 01:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the Mahanadi river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh is all set to drag on beyond the next general elections in 2019, chief minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has decided to lead from the front the …
    • Cyclonic rain damages over 33% crops in three Odisha districts 23 Dec 2017 14:02 Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday said that an area of of over 10,000 hectares in three districts had been affected by unseasonal rain in the state. According to a notification of Revenue and Disaster Management department, 10, …
    • Ansupa lake needs infrastructure boost to woo tourists 18 Dec 2017 03:26 ATHAGARH: The lone freshwater lake in the State, Ansupa, surrounded by the nature’s bounty, is wallowing in neglect. On a winter sojourn, birds from across the globe come here every year  for nesting in the mangrove and bamboo plants at the foothills of …
    • After farmer suicides and crop burning in Odisha, lens on ‘substandard’ pesticides 04 Nov 2017 23:53 New Delhi | Published:November 5, 2017 4:03 am The state government has reportedly announced compensation for farmers who have lost more than a third of their crops. (Representational Image) At least three farmer suicides and crop burning in eight …
    • MLAs from all 30 districts cannot be represented in ministry: Odisha CM 11 May 2017 21:19 Patnaik had left for the national capital soon after the new ministers had taken the oath of office on Sunday. Bhubaneswar: Amid growing resentment in his party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over non-representation of 12 districts in the ministry, Odisha Chief …
    • Odisha: MLA’s from all 30 districts can’t be represented in ministry, says CM Naveen Patnaik 11 May 2017 15:22 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:May 11, 2017 7:19 pm Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. Amid growing resentment in his party BJD over non-representation of over 12 districts in the ministry, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik  said the MLAs from all areas …
    • Odisha in the grip of severe water crisis 23 Mar 2017 01:32 With the summer approaching and the scarcity of drinking water hitting the interiors of Odisha, the State government has admitted that piped water supply projects in around 2,000 villages and small habitations have been lying defunct. The State has also …
    • Panchayat polls: A setback likely for BJD 21 Feb 2017 21:58 At the end of the fifth and last phase of panchayat polls on Tuesday, it became clear that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal has lost its supremacy in rural Odisha, suffering a severe jolt in the western region. In its fourth consecutive term …
    • 77% polling in final phase of pancahyat elections in Odisha 21 Feb 2017 16:56 File picture of ballot boxes being checked in gram panchayat office in Jharsuguda. | Express BHUBANESWAR: An average of 77 per cent of the electorate today cast their votes amidst tight security in the last and final phase of the three-tier Panchayat …
    • BJP continues good show in Odisha panchayat polls 19 Feb 2017 21:55 BJP has so far got a majority in Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj, Kalahandi, Deogarh, Subarnapur, Sambalpur, Bargarh and Bolangir zilla parishads. BJP continued its stellar run in the Odisha panchayat polls by claiming a majority in at least 8 of the 30 districts, …
    • Odisha Panchayat elections: 76 per cent polling in 4th phase 19 Feb 2017 15:25 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:February 19, 2017 7:54 pm Nearly 76 per cent of voters across 28 districts in Odisha today cast their votes in the fourth phase of polling for the ongoing Panchayat elections. Polling was held peacefully in all districts …
    • Padma for SOS bike ambulance rider 26 Jan 2017 05:31 Karimul Haque takes to hospital a boy in Malbazar, Jalpaiguri. File picture Jalpaiguri, Jan. 25: One of the Padma Shris this year will be conferred on a tea garden worker from Jalpaiguri who is a one-man bike ambulance service and has taken at least 3,000 …
    • Schools to remain closed in Delhi till Oct 5 18 Sep 2020 14:09 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates The total number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi rises to 2,38,828 with 4,127 new cases and 30 deaths reported today. The numbers of active and recovered cases are 32,250 and 2,01,671 respectively. The death toll is at …
    • Faulty PDS database derails food security scheme in Rourkela 16 Sep 2020 04:51 By Express News Service ROURKELA: While siphoning off subsidized commodities through ghost public distribution system (PDS) cards continues in Rourkela for decades, the local administration is facing an uphill task of rectifying the faulty database of …
    • Odisha records 4,198 Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike so far  14 Sep 2020 13:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 4,198 coronavirus positive cases and 11 more fatalities on Monday, pushing the state’s Covid tally to 1,55,005 and death toll to 690. Of the new infections, 2,476 were in …
    • Home isolation blues for COVID patients in Odisha 13 Sep 2020 08:48 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Covid-19 patients in home isolation are fighting a twin battle - one with the virus and the other with the system that is supposed to absorb their stress, fears and concerns by facilitating support if they develop …
    • Advanced rehab centre a boon for trauma victims in Odisha's Sundargarh 13 Sep 2020 06:52 By Express News Service ROURKELA: After suffering from cerebral stroke three years back, 45-year-old Gangadhar Sa was left with severe hemiplegia, a condition which completely paralysed the left side of his body. But six weeks after undergoing robotic …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik talks tough on COVID-19 safety violations 10 Sep 2020 03:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Concerned about the alarming surge of Covid-19 cases in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed the Health department and civic authorities to ramp up health …
    • Hit by iron ore crisis, secondary steel sector industries send SOS to Odisha government 08 Sep 2020 05:00 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Secondary steel sector industries including sponge iron manufacturers across Odisha have sought urgent intervention of both the Central and State Governments in dealing with the unprecedented shortage of iron ore. Closure …
    • Odisha among top six states fuelling India’s COVID tally 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Posting its highest single-day spike of 3,810 new infections, Odisha on Sunday took a place among the top-six states that have been fueling India’s COVID tally for the last few days.  The total number of cases in the …
    • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,810 corona cases 06 Sep 2020 08:24 Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday. Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in …
    • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 1.16 lakh, 90,331 recovered 05 Sep 2020 05:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases as Odisha reported 3,267 new infections from all districts with Khurda, Puri, Keonjhar and Sonepur witnessing single-day biggest spike pushing the tally to 1,16,678.  The death toll …
    • Difficult but essential help for tribal migrants caught unprepared by the lockdown 04 Sep 2020 00:43 Mumbai (AsiaNews) – Mary Goretti Xalxo, a coordinator with Pahunch, spoke to AsiaNews about her experience of working with tribal migrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. On 24 March, the authorities imposed the lockdown with just a four-hour notice, …
    • What the Nation Needs to Know: Stories of real India showing at the ChangeChitra festival 03 Sep 2020 09:21 Written by Tanushree Ghosh | New Delhi | Updated: September 3, 2020 2:28:07 pm Neha Nahata and Dibyajyoti Nath bring in a timely reminder of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) with Between Sky and Earth.The camera in filmmakers Vikramjit Barua and …
    • JEE Main, NEET 2020: Few takers for government help 01 Sep 2020 05:14 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Despite the State Government’s announcement to provide transport and accommodation to needy students appearing the JEE (Main) and NEET, not many aspirants have come forward to avail the assistance in Sundargarh district …
    • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 30 Aug 2020 18:34 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
    • Odisha logs one lakh COVID-19 cases in 167 days, ranks second in India in delaying spread 30 Aug 2020 16:13 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With 3,014 more people testing positive in last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally breached one lakh mark in Odisha in 167 days becoming the eleventh state in the country to record those many infections. The state had …
    • India's COVID-19 caseload is making a rural shift 30 Aug 2020 11:09 By Express News Service The long-feared shift of COVID-19 cases from urban to rural India raises new challenges, as the medical and testing infrastructure in villages and towns is weaker. The New Indian Express begins this series on the explosion of …
    • Covid-19 cases in Odisha cross 1 lakh-mark 30 Aug 2020 08:31 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Odisha crossed 1 lakh-mark as 3,014 more positive cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Sunday. The total positive cases rose to 1,00,934. The death …
    • India Coronavirus Updates, August 29: Telangana issues guidelines for international arrivals; Delhi Metro to resume services from Sep 7 29 Aug 2020 17:51 According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of recoveries surged to 26,48,998, pushing the recovery rate to 76.47 per cent.Coronavirus India Updates: The number of coronavirus infections in the country zoomed past 34 lakh with a single-day spike of …
    • India Coronavirus Updates, August 29: COVID recoveries in the country cross 26 lakh; Uttarakhand BJP chief tests positive 29 Aug 2020 13:50 According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of recoveries surged to 26,48,998, pushing the recovery rate to 76.47 per cent.Coronavirus India Updates: The number of coronavirus infections in the country zoomed past 34 lakh with a single-day spike of …
    • Flood Threat In Mahanadi Adds To Woes Of Odisha 29 Aug 2020 11:43 While floods in rivers Budhabalanga, Subarnarekha, Brahmani and Baitarani have already played havoc in vast areas in the northern districts of the state, incessant rains in the upper catchment areas have raised the spectre of floods in the downstream of …
    • India Coronavirus Updates, August 29: Covid tests cross 4-crore mark; HDK blames Centre for ruining states’ economy 29 Aug 2020 10:00 According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of recoveries surged to 26,48,998, pushing the recovery rate to 76.47 per cent.Coronavirus India Updates: The number of coronavirus infections in the country zoomed past 34 lakh with a single-day spike of …
    • 3 dead as Odisha faces flood-like situation 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Many districts in Odisha are facing a flood-like situation as incessant rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal battered the state. While low-lying areas including paddy fields have been submerged and …
    • Heavy rains lash Odisha, East MP, Chattisgarh, J&K 27 Aug 2020 12:19 Heavy to very heavy rainfall broke out over Odisha on Wednesday, while it was heavy over deficit areas of North-West India including Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, and Himachal Pradesh; East Madhya Pradesh, East Uttar Pradesh, plains of West Bengal and …
    • Odisha records highest single-day spike with 3,384 Covid cases 27 Aug 2020 09:12 Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 90,986 with the highest single-day spike of 3,384 cases in the last 24 hours, the health department said on Thursday. The Covid-19 death toll increased to 448 as seven more patients …
    • Maha: Stamp duty on flats now 2% till Dec 31 26 Aug 2020 15:14 Odisha: Special relief commissioner's office issues red, orange and yellow alert for heavy rainfall in various districts. Red alert issued in Sambalpur, Sunepur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Boudh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar, …
    • Odisha constable's plasma saves Covid patient in Sundargarh 26 Aug 2020 06:18
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks Sajjan Jindal to fast-track Rs 53,700-crore Jagatsinghpur steel project 25 Aug 2020 16:12 Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik asks Sajjan Jindal to fast-track Rs 53,700-crore steel project at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district saying, "I am interested in you to start work on the Jagatsinghpur project as soon as possible." JSW …
    • Work on RS 53,700-crore JSW steel project to begin soon in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur 25 Aug 2020 05:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Work on the proposed Rs 53,700-crore integrated steel project at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district by Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group is likely to start soon. Jindal assured this on Monday during his discussion with Chief …
    • Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to trigger heavy rains in Odisha: MeT 24 Aug 2020 13:04 Bhubaneswar: With formation of a new low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal likely to trigger heavy rain in most parts of Odisha till Thursday, the state government has asked district collectors to deal with possible flash flood, landslide and water- …
    • Odisha reports 2,949 fresh Covid cases, state tally crosses 80,000-mark 24 Aug 2020 10:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In yet another surge, Odisha reported 2,949 more cases in the last 24 hours pushing the Covid-19 tally beyond 80,000-mark on Monday. Of the new cases, 1,826 were related to quarantine while 1,123 were due to local …
    • Odisha collectors asked to remain alert for flood 24 Aug 2020 05:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As several places in Odisha are likely to witness heavy downpour during the next two to three days due to a fresh low pressure, the State Government on Sunday asked the Collectors to remain alert and prepared to deal …
    • BJD Lok Sabha MP among 2,819 fresh COVID-19 cases in Odisha as state's tally crosses 75,000 mark 22 Aug 2020 11:50 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Lok Sabha MP and ruling BJD leader Manjulata Mandal on Saturday said she has tested positive for COVID-19, and was undergoing home quarantine. Taking to Twitter, the Bhadrak MP requested people who recently came in contact with her to …
    • BJD MP among 2819 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, tally crosses 75,000 mark 22 Aug 2020 11:50 By Express News Service BHOPAL: BJD's Bhadrak MP Manjulata Mandal was among 2819 new COVID-19 cases detected in Odisha in last 24 hours pushing the total number of cases go beyond 75,000. Death toll reached 452 after nine more patients, including three …
    • Odisha’s Covid-19 tally crosses 75K mark 22 Aug 2020 08:46 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha has increased to 75,537 as 2,819 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours, the health department informed on Saturday. While the positive cases are rising with each …
    • Odisha youths on mission to educate school students in rural areas 21 Aug 2020 05:02 Express News Service HEMGIR (SUNDARGARH): At a time when online education remains out of reach for school students in rural areas due to poor internet connectivity and unavailability of smart phones, Phanindra Singh, a college student from Kuarkela village …
    • Aiming to reduce Covid toll, Odisha forms 7 panels 20 Aug 2020 01:25 The state is conducting over 50,000 tests daily with more than 2,000 cases being recorded daily as against the daily average of 1,200 cases earlier this month.With a surge in Covid cases amid increased testing, the Odisha government has decided to focus on …
    • Odisha’s Covid tally increases to 67,122 19 Aug 2020 07:02 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha increased to 67,122 after 2589 fresh cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Wednesday. This is the second single-day highest positive cases …
    • More rains likely in Odisha as fresh low-pressure area brews 17 Aug 2020 13:21 Rain-soaked Odisha, which witnessed a flood-like situation in several areas, is likely to encounter more downpour over the next few days with a fresh low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal, officials said on Monday. While many parts of the State …
    • Odisha NIT-R Professor succumbs to coronavirus 17 Aug 2020 03:38 By Express News Service ROURKELA: A pal of gloom descended on the National Institute of Technology-Rourkela (NIT-R) campus after the head of the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Prof Smarajit Sarkar died while undergoing treatment for …
    • Millets to meet nutritional needs of kids in Sundargarh 17 Aug 2020 03:38 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The district administration of Sundargarh has launched a pilot project to distribute ragi (millet) laddoos, spirulina sugar, and chikki among pre-school children to meet their nutritional needs. The administration has tied …
    • Independence Day celebrated amid COVID-19 curbs in Odisha 17 Aug 2020 03:38 By Express News Service ROURKELA/BHAWANIPATNA/KORAPUT: The 74th Independence Day was celebrated with utmost precaution across districts in view of the coronavirus pandemic. Strict restriction on public gathering was imposed while the parade and …
    • 2924 new infections reported in Odisha as state conducts highest number of tests in a day 16 Aug 2020 09:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a major surge, Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 novel coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the Covid-19 tally beyond 60,000 on Sunday. As many as 52,795 tests, highest in a day so far, …
    • Odisha records highest spike of 2,924 corona cases 16 Aug 2020 07:18 Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total tally to 60,050, the Health Department said on Sunday. The corona death toll rose to 343 in the state as 10 …
    • Heavy rainfall disrupts normal life in several parts of Odisha 15 Aug 2020 13:50 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Heavy downpour triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal disrupted normal life in several parts of Odisha on Saturday snapping road connectivity, submerging low lying areas and damaging mud houses in some places, officials …
    • Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 1,981 new cases, tally reaches 52,653 13 Aug 2020 11:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of new infections with 1,981 persons testing positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. With this, the tally climbed to 52,653. Although the case positivity rate has dropped …
    • Odisha records highest 1-day spike of 1,981 corona cases 13 Aug 2020 08:51 Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Odisha registered the highest single-day spike of 1,981 Covid-19 positive cases in last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 52,653, said the health department on Thursday. The state also recorded nine more Covid-19 …
    • Odisha government to provide free home isolation kits for COVID-19 patients 13 Aug 2020 05:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government has decided to provide complete kits to COVID-19 positive persons opting for isolation at their homes. The home isolation kits comprise basic medicines, safety gear, a list of telephone numbers of …
    • Self-regulation helps rural areas of Odisha's Sundargarh district keep COVID-19 in check 13 Aug 2020 03:34 By Express News Service ROURKELA:  Even after easing of COVID-19 restrictions across the State, weekly markets in villages of Nuagaon block in Sundargarh block close down by 1 pm. Such self-regulation has been immensely helpful in containing community …
    • Man, 4-year-old son killed; wife rescued from septic tank in Odisha 12 Aug 2020 04:08 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: A man and his four-year-old son were brutally hacked to death and dumped in a septic tank in Taldihi village under Baunslaga panchayat within Gobindpur police limits during the wee hours on Monday. The man’s 28-year-old …
    • Deogarh emerges as an outlier in Odisha's COVID-19 story with lowest cases, zero deaths 12 Aug 2020 04:07 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In Odisha’s Covid-19 story, Deogarh district has emerged an unlikely outlier despite being an early bird. With the State’s lowest reported cases of 101, and only six active on date with zero death, the district surrounded …
    • COVID-19: Over 120 persons succumb in Odisha in last 10 days 12 Aug 2020 04:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the case positivity rate dropped from 10.7 per cent (pc) a couple of days back to 5.8 pc, Covid-19 related deaths continued unabated in Odisha with 12 more including three women succumbing in the last 24 hours …
    • DMF at the forefront of Sundargarh’s virus fight 04 Aug 2020 03:03 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Funds allocated under District Mineral Foundation (DMF) for the fight against coronavirus have contributed significantly in increasing the number of tests being conducted across Sundargarh. From 30 tests daily a couple of …
    • 65-year-old patient succumbs to COVID-19 in Odisha's Sundargarh, 17 new positive cases reported 20 Jul 2020 03:01 By Express News Service ROURKELA:  As many as 17 persons tested positive for Covid-19 and an infected elderly woman died in Sundargarh district on Sunday. The 65-year-old woman of Rourkela city was also suffering from diabetes and bronchitis. With this, …
    • COVID-19 cases surge in Odisha's Sundargarh spark bed shortage fears 06 Jul 2020 04:48 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The steep spike in coronavirus cases in Sundargarh district has led to apprehensions that the 200-bed Hi-Tech Covid-19 Hospital at Rourkela may soon get overwhelmed with patients and will be unable to handle the patient …
    • Sexual assault, abortion on minor: CB team starts probe in Odisha's Sundargarh 01 Jul 2020 02:21 By Express News Service ROURKELA: A four-member Crime Branch (CB) team on Tuesday visited Birmitrapur and Raiboga police stations in Sundargarh district as part of investigation into a case involving the sexual assault and abortion of a 13-year-old girl. …
    • Coronavirus cases in Odisha continue to surge, Sundargarh reports biggest single-day spike 30 May 2020 02:28 By Express News Service Coronaviraus  cases maintained the upward trend across Odisha on Friday. Sundargarh reported its biggest single-day spike with 13 Covid-19 positive cases. With this, the total positive cases jumped to 54 in the district. The fresh …
    • Yoga session held for COVID-19 quarantiees in Odisha's Sundargarh 19 May 2020 04:49 By Express News Service SUNDARGARH: A yoga counselling session was held at the temporary medical centre (TMC) in Julumbahal panchayat of Hemgir block here to help the quarantined persons to maintain a healthy body and mind besides keeping boredom at bay.   …
    • Odisha: 3 new Covid-19 cases in Sundargarh, state tally 103 26 Apr 2020 19:03
    • 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 …
    • 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 …
    • Girl child protection meet on Girl Child Day at Odisha's Sundargarh District Headquarters Hospital 25 Jan 2020 05:20 By Express News Service SUNDARGARH: A flurry of activities marked the National Girl Child Day at the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) here on Friday. Chief District Medical and Public Health Officer Dr S K Mishra flagged off an awareness rally of …
    • Industries demand mega food park in Sundargarh 02 Jan 2020 02:33 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Industrial bodies have demanded setting up a mega food park to tap the potential of the food processing sector with the integration of scattered small scale activities in Sundargarh district. Around 2.09 lakh hectare land …
    • Woman, daughter burnt alive in Odisha's Sundargarh district 24 Dec 2019 04:56 By Express News Service BHASMA(SUNDARGARH): The bodies of an elderly woman and her daughter, who were burnt alive inside their thatched house on Sunday evening, were sent to postmortem on Monday. The incident took place at about 5 pm  at Bhasma area in …
    • Sundargarh: College girl gangraped by friends 16 Jul 2019 20:28 Sundargarh: A college girl was allegedly gang-raped by five of her classmates at a forest in Balisankara area of Odisha’s Sundargarh district, reports said on Tuesday. The incident took place on June 26 and came to fore after the victim, a 1st year student …
    • Sundargarh’s BJP workers unhappy 31 May 2019 06:57 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The BJP members and supporters in Sundargarh district were dejected with five-time Sundargarh Lok Sabha (LS) Member of BJP Jual Oram being kept out of the BJP led Narendra Modi Government this time.  He had served two …
    • No ministerial berth disappoints Sundargarh BJD workers 30 May 2019 09:23 Express News Service ROURKELA: The Naveen Patnaik-led State Government yet again denied ministerial berth to winning candidates from Sundargarh district, leaving the rank and file in the Sundargarh unit of BJD and locals dejected. BJD insiders said the …
    • Sundargarh: BJD fails to perform on expected lines 27 May 2019 05:07 Express News Service ROURKELA: AMID faulty candidate selection and lack of coordination among district leaders, the ruling BJD frittered away a golden chance of winning maximum Assembly seats under Sundargarh Lok Sabha constituency. Of seven Assembly seats …
    • Sundargarh lok sabha polls 18 Apr 2019 04:41 Bhubaneswar: When election dates were announced, things didn’t look that easy for tribal affairs minister Jual Oram, the senior BJP leader who had won the party's only Lok Sabha seat from Odisha in 2014. But as Sundargarh goes to polls on Thursday, …
    • Jual Oram fights an uphill but hopeful battle in Sundargarh 17 Apr 2019 17:12 BHUBANESWAR: When election dates were announced, things didn’t look that easy for tribal affairs minister Jual Oram, the senior BJP leader who had won the party's only Lok Sabha seat from Odisha in 2014. But as Sundargarh goes to polls on Thursday, …
    • 11 candidates file papers for Sundargarh LS seat 27 Mar 2019 05:55 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Eleven candidates filed nominations for the Sundargarh Parliamentary constituency on the last day of filing papers for the second phase General Elections on Tuesday. A total of 81 candidates entered the fray for seven …
    • Procurement target to go up in Sundargarh 18 Jan 2019 02:49 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The first phase of paddy procurement in Sundargarh district is likely to be completed in the next three weeks. Since December 12, over 60,000 tonne of paddy has been purchased in the district, which faced crop loss over 67 …
    • 2018, a mixed bag for Odisha's Sundargarh 31 Dec 2018 04:55 Express News Service SUNDARGARH: It was a year of highs and lows for Sundargarh district which witnessed several new infrastructure projects taking off but man-animal conflict continued to be a major crisis with 17 human lives being lost in 2018.  Among …
    • Hockey world cup 2018: Every day a field day in Odisha’s Sundargarh district 15 Dec 2018 19:37 Trainees sweat it out on a dry and dusty hockey field at Rajgangpur as coach Sunil Tigga, an ex-Armyman who trains them for free, keeps a close watch. AS ODISHA hosts its first men’s hockey World Cup, with an infrastructure upgrade of Rs 82 crore and a …
    • Rural women in Sundargarh on path to economic independence 23 Aug 2018 01:48 By Express News Service ROURKELA: THE Sundargarh district administration on Wednesday unveiled slipper and noodle manufacturing units, which are aimed at providing livelihood and economic independence to women from rural areas. The district administration, …
    • Abandoned, new bus terminal gets damaged at Sundargarh district 23 Apr 2018 01:08 SUNDARGARH: Amid administrative neglect, the new bus terminal building at Sundargarh district headquarters town has remained unutilised for 20 months even as miscreants have damaged substantial portion of the structure and have stolen costly items. The …
    • Scholarship eludes SC/ST students of Sundargarh 25 Mar 2018 01:45 ROURKELA: Thousands of SC/ST students from Classes VI to X in Sundargarh district have not received their Pre-Matric Scholarship (PMS) from April 2017 even as they have gone home after completion of examinations. Efficient and faster disbursement of …
    • Sundargarh bandh total over toll  18 Mar 2018 00:50 Traffic movement on SH 10 paralysed by members of Sundargarh Citizens’ Forum over excessive toll fee collection | Express ROURKELA: Sundargarh district headquarters town remained paralysed for 12 hours on Saturday owing to the shutdown call given by …
    • Sundargarh town bandh today 17 Mar 2018 01:46 ROURKELA: Residents have called for a 12- hour shutdown of Sundargarh district headquarters town on Saturday to protest against abnormal toll collection at Masnikani gate on Rourkela- Sambalpur Biju Expressway (State Highway-10). Eminent citizens, members …
    • Child marriages haunt Sundargarh 16 Mar 2018 01:09 ROURKELA: Child marriages are still prevalent in Rourkela Smart City and other parts of tribal-dominated Sundargarh district. According to reports, one Raju Munda (32) of West Singhbhum district in adjacent Jharkhand had come to marry a minor girl (16) of …
    • SC relief for Congress MLA from Sundargarh 13 Feb 2018 21:49 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday partially stayed an Orissa High Court order that had set aside the election of Congress MLA Yogesh Kumar Singh from the Sundargarh (reserved) Assembly constituency and issued notices to Election Commission and two …
    • Orissa High Court declares Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh's election invalid 30 Jan 2018 12:50 Orissa High Court building. (Courtesy to orissahighcourt.com) CUTTACK: In a significant judgement, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday declared the election of Jogesh Singh, Congress MLA from Sundargarh Assembly constituency, invalid on Tuesday. The HC order …
    • Orissa HC declares Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh's election invalid 30 Jan 2018 11:05 Orissa High Court building. (Courtesy to orissahighcourt.com) CUTTACK: In a significant judgement, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday declared the election of Jogesh Singh, Congress MLA from Sundargarh Assembly constituency, invalid on Tuesday. The HC order …
    • A year of roller coaster ride for Sundargarh 29 Dec 2017 07:36 ROURKELA: 2017 was nothing less than a roller coaster ride for the people of industrial district of Sundargarh. From shining sportstars bringing pride to their native land to frequent breakdowns at Rourkela Steel Plant, they had their own share of highs …
    • Sundargarh gets festive on Christmas 26 Dec 2017 06:29 ROURKELA: The tribal-dominated Sundargarh district with a sizeable Christian population on Monday celebrated Christmas with religious fervour and much fanfare.The day was celebrated by getting together with family and friends, and exchanging gifts and …
    • Human trafficking worry for Sundargarh 14 Dec 2017 19:28 Rourkela: The return of two married women, aged 24 and 36, from Saudi Arabia has brought women's trafficking in the district to the fore again. "Our study suggests that the situation is not encouraging," said Rajendra Behera, chief co- …
    • Two Sundargarh girls ‘trafficked’ to Saudi Arabia 13 Dec 2017 02:53 ROURKELA: Nearly a year after two women of Tarkera in Sundargarh district were sent to Saudi Arabia by a broker with job promises, they returned home on Sunday to narrate horrifying tales of torture and abuse by the employers as well as the broker. On …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik visits Sundargarh district, launches several projects 22 Oct 2017 16:54 By: PTI | Rourkela | Published:October 22, 2017 9:48 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (PTI/Files) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday made a whirlwind tour of Sundargarh district and launched several projects besides attending …
    • Excess moisture damages crops in Sundargarh 12 Oct 2017 03:39 A farmer shows his damaged paddy crop at Shraddhapur village in Sundargarh district | Express ROURKELA:Sporadic cases of damage to certain varieties of short duration paddy crops, including Khandagiri, GB-1 and Soubhagini, are being reported from many …
    • Sundargarh on alert as two test H1N1 positive 08 Aug 2017 06:33 ROURKELA: The Sundargarh administration has sounded alert after the health administration reported that two persons of the district tested positive for swine flu at Bhubaneswar.Sundargarh ADMO (Public Health) Dr SP Padhi said one patient each from Rourkela …
    • Odisha's Sundargarh district administration finally wakes up to address dengue menace 19 Jul 2017 05:28 Dengue (AP file Image for representation ) ROURKELA: A month after the advent of monsoon, Sundargarh district administration has finally woken up from its slumber to tackle the menace of vector and water-borne diseases.A meeting was held here on Tuesday to …
    • Odisha: Woman, 6-yr-old son trampled to death by elephants in Sundargarh 13 Jul 2017 13:14 The destroyed wall of Samari Pradhan's house in the Sialjore village of Sundargarh district in Odisha | EPS ROURKELA: A woman and her six-year-old son were trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants at Sialjore village, about 35 km from Rourkela, in …
    • eVIN app creates robust vaccination network in Sundargarh 10 Jul 2017 05:07 ROURKELA: After introduction of electronic vaccination intelligence network (eVIN), the tribal-dominated Sundargarh district is working towards equipping cold chain points with temperature loggers under the eVIN system to strictly enable storage of …
    • Sundargarh bandh over attack on Oram partial 17 Jun 2017 02:47 ROURKELA: The seven-hour shut-down, called by Sundargarh unit of BJP to protest the egg attack on Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Friday, was partially successful. The BJP leaders and members blocked highways and staged protests from 6 am to 1 …
    • Six heat deaths claimed in Sundargarh district in Odisha 01 May 2017 02:11 ROURKELA: THE summer has been too harsh for Rourkela city and rest of Sundargarh district. The suffering due to heat too has been long since it began in the third week of March. With no trace of rainfall in the rest of the district barring Sundargarh town, …
    • Ecological farming, mantra for rich reap in Sundargarh 29 Apr 2017 02:37 SUNDARGARH: Ecological farming has benefited several farmers of the district and elsewhere with many of them reaping profits through use of organic seeds.  Speaking about their experiences during the two-day Desi Chasi Sammelani here, a woman farmer, …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviews BJD panchayat poll performance in Sundargarh & Deogarh district 20 Apr 2017 16:46 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked BJD panchayat representatives to work hard for the people to keep their faith in the party intact. The chief minister on Thursday reviewed the poll …
    • Sundargarh farmers reap benefits from poly houses 07 Apr 2017 02:45 ROURKELA: To enhance the earning potential of farmers under market-led agriculture extension programme, farmers in Sundargarh district are being encouraged to cultivate off season cash crops of certain varieties. In rain-fed Sundargarh district, farmers …
    • Congress, a divided house in Sundargarh 16 Mar 2017 01:22 ROURKELA: A day after Talsara MLA Prafulla Majhi alleged horse-trading by Sundargarh District Congress president (SDCC) which helped the ruling BJD form ZP council, speculations are rife that Majhi may switch side to the BJP. Supporting the BJD seems to …
    • Solar solution to water crisis in Sundargarh 02 Mar 2017 02:10 ROURKELA: Come summer and rural population in tribal-dominated Sundargarh district can be seen walking miles for collecting water. But, not anymore. The scene in rural Sundargarh has changed for the better. At least four lakh people would have assured safe …
    • Sundargarh to close paddy procurement next month 28 Feb 2017 02:11 ROURKELA: THE Sundargarh administration has decided to close paddy procurement by mid-March. With procurement on in full swing with purchase of about 1.28 lakh tonnes of paddy, the administration hopes to close procurement after purchase of another 22,000 …