• RSS men who turned it around 24 May 2019 20:58 From Maharashtra to Odisha, these Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh spinmeisters have helped the BJP win big █ Sunil Deodhar Sunil Deodhar is an ardent RSS swayamsevak from Maharashtra. Starting his career as a schoolteacher, he later joined the BJP. He is the …
  • Rajasthan Grameen Mela in Thiruvananthapuram showcases handlooms and handicrafts from across the country 24 May 2019 11:40 Hari Krishna Das from Puri, Odisha, traces intricate Pattachitra carvings on a palm leaf depicting the story of Lord Krishna. “Some of these scroll paintings, done by hand, take about a month to finish,” he says, before unscrolling a collage of ‘silk …
  • Odisha: Its Naveen for fifth consecutive time 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik is on his way to form government in Odisha for fifth consecutive time, trends of counting for the Assembly polls suggest. While BJD is leading in 113 seats, the BJP which is …
  • BJP set to improve its performance in Odisha 23 May 2019 20:33 Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to improve its Lok Sabha performance by penetrating into the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) bastion in Odisha. The BJP appeared to achieve major gains in the Lok Sabha polls with its candidates …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Dairy board to commission Rs 242 cr automated plant in Odisha in 2020 22 May 2019 15:26 The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) which is executing a milk processing dairy plant in Odisha with an outlay of Rs 242 crore on turnkey basis aims to make it operational by October 2020. “Keeping in view the increase in demand for value added …
  • Counting of votes to be held in 63 centres in Odisha: CEO 22 May 2019 05:58 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Counting of votes for the 21 Lok Sabha seats and 146 Assembly segments in Odisha will be held at 63 different centres across the state amidst tight security on Thursday, a senior election official has said. Polling was held in 21 Lok …
  • 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 …
  • Hailstorm blows away market grade of litchi  21 May 2019 06:04 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  The district administration’s plan to market Sambalpur-grown litchis in Bhubaneswar has been scrapped this year as the juicy fruits fell prey to natural calamity. Hailstorm has damaged the litchis in Kusumi, Salebhadi …
  • Textbook of Rural Marketing :: Review 21 May 2019 06:02 Textbook of Rural Marketing :: Book * Textbook of Rural Marketing :: Book Cover ISBN : 81-8324-931-0 Title : Textbook of Rural Marketing Author : Biswa Mohana Jena Year : 2019 Price :Rs. 250 Published By Mittal Publications, New Delhi About the Book In …
  • 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 …
  • Sambalpur University declares +3 final year result for Arts, Commerce, Science streams 19 May 2018 10:53
  • 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 …
  • Rampant encroachment dries up water bodies in Sambalpur 25 Mar 2018 01:44 SAMBALPUR: Prior to construction of Hirakud Dam, traditional water harvesting structures (TWHS) were the mainstay of water resources and these catered to all the water needs of the local population, including irrigation. The TWHS were so designed that one …
  • Four stadiums to come up in Sambalpur 22 Mar 2018 02:23 SAMBALPUR: Four playgrounds at Singhpali near Kainsir, Hirakud College, Burla NAC College and Mirgamunda area in the city will be transformed into mini-stadiums. District Sports Officer (DSO), Upendra Satpathy, said the estimated cost for development of …
  • Sambalpur in jaundice grip 17 Mar 2018 19:24 Sambalpur: Twenty-three cases of jaundice have been reported from various parts of the city, causing fear among the people. Despite cleaning drive initiated by the district administration and the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation, seven new cases have been …
  • Sambalpur University +3 result 2017 for arts, science, commerce declared at orissaresults.nic.in 15 Mar 2018 07:32 Sambalpur university result: The results of all streams — arts, science and commerce — have been uploaded on the official websites Sambalpur University results: The results of the +3 first year of Sambalpur University examination 2017 have been released at …
  • Ancient stone sculpture of dancing Shiva unearthed at Sambalpur 09 Mar 2018 01:10 SAMBALPUR: The recovery of an ancient stone sculpture of Nataraja at Dungrapali, located on downstream of Hirakud Dam, by teams of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) is believed to throw more light on the flourishing Shaivism  in …
  • Sambalpur IIM to double student seats 27 Feb 2018 19:10 Sambalpur: The strength of the Indian Institute of Management here will increase from existing 60 to 120 seats from the next academic session. The institute will be shifted to a new building on the Sambalpur University campus in Burla. The institute …
  • Four months after 12  new buses flagged off, only two are operating in Sambalpur 15 Feb 2018 03:06 SAMBALPUR: Four months after 12 new city buses were flagged off in Sambalpur, only two are operating in the city now. The remaining 10 buses are lying unused. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had flagged off the new buses on September 22 last year to …
  • Uneasy calm grips Sambalpur village 10 Feb 2018 19:22 Sambalpur: An uneasy calm gripped Bhalupali village on Saturday following the burial of Abinash Munda, who died in Ainthapali police custody on Friday. A heavy security cordon accompanied the body to his village. The body was kept at the village for a …
  • Sambalpur erupts over custody death 09 Feb 2018 19:55 Smoke billows from the Ainthapali police station in Sambalpur on Friday. Telegraph picture Sambalpur: A mob ransacked and set on fire the town's Ainthapali police station on Friday following the death of a theft case accused in its custody. Stacks of …
  • Police station set on fire, high alert in Sambalpur 09 Feb 2018 08:48 SAMBALPUR: The alleged custodial death of a 22-year-old theft accused, Abinash Munda of Bhalupali, turned the Ainthapali police station in the city into a war zone on Friday morning. High alert has been sounded in Sambalpur city in the wake of the riot- …
  • Sambalpur news 09 Feb 2018 07:01 SAMBALPUR: The alleged custodial death of a 22-year-old theft accused, Abinash Munda of Bhalupali, turned the Ainthapali police station in the city into a war zone on Friday morning. High alert has been sounded in Sambalpur city in the wake of the riot- …
  • A long walk for development in Sambalpur district 03 Feb 2018 23:30 An incomplete bridge at Karlabudia village in Sambalpur district | EPS RENGALI : Development is a far cry in many villages of Sambalpur district. Even as the Government has been introducing a number of schemes and projects, these fail to reach the remote …
  • Sambalpur tops clean chart 29 Jan 2018 19:44 Sambalpur: The municipal corporation here has secured the first position in the Swachha Survey-2018 mission in the state. The corporation ranked first in the category of towns with one lakh to 10 lakh population in the state and 186th in the country. The …
  • Sambalpur University +3 first semester results declared at orissaresults.nic.in 26 Jan 2018 07:23 Sambalpur University first sem results 2016: The results of +3 first semester exams for arts, science and commerce stream have been declared by the Sambalpur University, Odisha. All those students who had appeared for the same can check their respective …
  • SMC to renovate four parks in Sambalpur city 23 Jan 2018 04:29 Park at Jagannath Colony in Sambalpur | Express SAMBALPUR: Decks have been cleared for development Jagannath Colony park and beautification of three other existing parks in the city. The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) will execute the work soon. …
  • Book fair at Sambalpur 16 Jan 2018 19:42 Sambalpur: A 10-day book fair organised by Setu, a leading socio-cultural organisation since 1990, is attracting large numbers of students from various age groups. Ninety-one publishers and book sellers have set up their kiosks at the 20th Sambalpur Book …
  • Four-year-old girl allegedly raped in Sambalpur hospital 28 Dec 2017 05:49 [India], Dec 28 (ANI): A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a security guard in a hospital here on Wednesday. The third such incident reported from this district, the guard allegedly raped the minor in the district head quarter hospital here. …
  • Four-year-old girl allegedly raped in Odisha's Sambalpur hospital 28 Dec 2017 05:41 For representational purposes SAMBALPUR: A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a security guard in a hospital here on Wednesday. The third such incident reported from this district, the guard allegedly raped the minor in the district head quarter …
  • Sambalpur set for Lok Mahotsav 21 Dec 2017 20:00 Sambalpur: Preparations are on to organise the 22nd Lok Mahotsav that will be held in January. The three-day festival will start on January 4. For the first time, a cultural team from Nepal will present a folk dance performance at the festival, convener of …
  • New zoo plan in Sambalpur 05 Dec 2017 20:39 Bhubaneswar: Forest and environment minister Bijayshree Routray told the state assembly on Tuesday that the proposal to set up a second zoo at Sambalpur was under active consideration of the state government. Responding to a query of the Sambalpur MLA …
  • Odisha: 3 youths killed in van-truck collision in Sambalpur 01 Dec 2017 11:49 Image for representational purpose only SAMBALPUR: At least three youths were killed and five others sustained critical injuries in a head-on collision on NH 6 in Sambalpur district in the wee hours on Friday. Police sources said the mishap occurred when …
  • Sambalpur's power pangs 20 Nov 2017 21:00 Sambalpur: Power crisis in various thermal plants has meant doom for the residents of this town who are suffering from power-cut for two hours almost everyday. With the daily peak load requirement of about 3,800MW, the state is getting about 3,000MW-3, …
  • Concern over flyover delay in Sambalpur 18 Nov 2017 10:34 The nearly two-kilometre-long flyover will connect Gangadhar Meher University with collectorate in Sambalpur. Telegraph picture Sambalpur: Construction of the longest flyover of west Odisha, suspended for about three months, has resumed here. The work had …
  • Sambalpur AIR to go off air from Oct 30 for revamp 27 Oct 2017 06:40 SAMBALPUR: The transmission from All India Radio (AIR), Sambalpur station will be stopped for one month from October 30 for upgradation of its transmitter.Informing this on Wednesday, Assistant Engineer and Head of AIR, Sambalpur MRK Rao said a 100 …
  • Odisha: Sambalpur University +3 second year results 2017 declared, check results online 25 Oct 2017 05:51 Sambalpur University: Check your result and download a copy to your computer. Sambalpur University: The results of the +3 second year of Sambalpur University exams 2017 has been released at the at orissaresults.nic.in and suniv.ac.in. The results of all …
  • Sambalpur University +3 second year results 2017 declared at orissaresults.nic.in and suniv.ac.in 24 Oct 2017 10:05 Check your result and download a copy to your computer. Sambalpur University: The results of the +3 second year of Sambalpur University exams 2017 has been released at the at orissaresults.nic.in and suniv.ac.in. The results of all streams — arts, science …
  • Odisha CM writes to Railways minister, demands introduction of new Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur 13 Oct 2017 03:09 Rajdhani Express (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR: Expressing his disappointment over the proposal of East Coast Railway (ECR) to divert an existing Rajdhani Express to run via Sambalpur once a week from February 10, 2018, chief minister Naveen Patnaik today …
  • Kidney malady goes viral in Sambalpur 10 Oct 2017 04:37 SAMBALPUR:Fresh cases of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) have been reported from new areas of Sambalpur district even as the number of deaths shows no signs of abating.Though fluoride contaminated water is suspected to be the cause, no chemical analysis has …
  • Ryots’ Sambalpur show in run-up to Capital rally 09 Oct 2017 03:30 Members of POKSSS taking out Chetana Yatra in Sambalpur on Sunday | Express SAMBALPUR: The Paschim Odisha Krushak Sangathan Samanwaya Samiti (POKSSS) launched ‘Krushak Adhikar Chetana Yatra’ in the run-up to ‘Krushak Adhikar Chetawani Samabesh’ scheduled …
  • Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur once a week 08 Oct 2017 14:11 BHUBANESWAR: It has been decided to run Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express train via Cuttack, Sambalpur City and Jharsuguda once in a week from February next year. The train will run as 20817/20818 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express …
  • Rajdhani Express to run via Sambalpur soon 28 Sep 2017 03:58 BHUBANESWAR: Rajdhani Express from Bhubaneswar  to New Delhi will run via Sambalpur soon at least once a week. The issue was discussed during a meeting at New Delhi between Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on …
  • 3 arrested with 5,000 cough syrup bottles in Sambalpur 30 Aug 2017 07:12 SAMBALPUR: At least 5,040 codeine laced cough syrup bottles were seized and three persons arrested by Sambalpur Police on Tuesday while the contraband was being transported from Chhattisgarh to Bhubaneswar in a private bus. The accused are Milan Parija (35 …
  • Odisha CM prods Delhi on radar systems at Balasore, Sambalpur 28 Aug 2017 16:30 BJD leader and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday prodded the central government to install radar systems at Balasore and Sambalpur to monitor weather patterns in real time, a long-standing …
  • Sambalpur park to get toy train 28 Aug 2017 01:52 The Western Odisha Freedom Fighters' Memorial Hall and Museum at the Gourishankar Sahani Park in Sambalpur. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, Aug. 27: The development authority has planned to start a toy train on the premises of Gourishankar Sahani Park …
  • New park for Sambalpur 25 Aug 2017 23:12 A park in Sambalpur. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, Aug. 25: The civic body has planned to develop a park at Jagannath Colony and revamp three existing ones in Sambalpur city. The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation will develop the new park on 1.5 acre for Rs …
  • Sambalpur to get town hall 22 Aug 2017 21:45 The site for the proposed town hall in Sambalpur. Telegraph picture   Bhubaneswar, Aug. 22: A town hall with a seating capacity of 1,000 will come up shortly in Sambalpur city. Western Odisha Development Council has sanctioned Rs 9 crore for the auditorium …
  • 10 killed as van collides with truck in Sambalpur of Odisha 22 Aug 2017 07:20 (Above) The van that met accident and the injured being taken to hospital | Express SAMBALPUR: In yet another major road mishap in the State, at least 10 persons including six women and a minor girl were killed and four others injured in Sambalpur district …
  • Synthetic tennis court for Sambalpur 20 Aug 2017 22:20 Bhubaneswar, Aug. 20: Aspiring tennis stars in Sambalpur will shortly get a synthetic court on the lines of the one set up at Kalinga Stadium in the state capital. The public sector Mahanadi Coalfields Limited is funding the project that is coming up on …
  • IIM-S shift to Sambalpur varsity campus 18 Aug 2017 21:26 The Sambalpur University. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, Aug.18: The transit campus of Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIM-Sambalpur), will shift to the Sambalpur University campus after next month. At present, the prestigious B-School is being …
  • Suresh Prabhu flags off extension of express train to Sambalpur 12 Aug 2017 13:31 BHUBANESWAR: Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday flagged off extension of Rourkela-Jammu Tawi Express to Sambalpur through videoconferencing from Rail Bhawan in New Delhi. Now this train will originate from Sambalpur and reach Jammu Tawi on its …
  • Rourkela-Jammu Tawi Express to be extended up to Sambalpur 11 Aug 2017 14:45 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:August 11, 2017 8:10 pm Extension of Rourkela-Jammu Tawi-Rourkela Express up to Sambalpur would be flagged off and free Wi-Fi Services introduced at Palasa Station on Saturday. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu will …
  • Elevated corridor on NH-6 in Sambalpur 25 Jul 2017 04:56 SAMBALPUR: In a bid to ease traffic congestion, a 1.3-km long elevated corridor will be constructed on National Highway (NH)-6 at Ainthapali here. The proposed corridor will begin near Modern Bus Terminus at Ainthapali and end near the office of Income Tax …
  • Swimming pool in Sambalpur by July end 16 Jul 2017 23:32 The under construction learners’ swimming pool in Sambalpur on Sunday. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, July 16: Work on a swimming pool for beginners at Sambalpur city is going on in full swing and would be over by this month end. The Western Odisha …
  • Sambalpur Partners seeks Price Support from Vendors 13 Jul 2017 00:55 While the nation has accepted the GST another major issue is being raised by the IT Partners of Sambalpur, West Odisha. The IT dealers expect more support from OEMs and vendors for  price protection. According to the facts, Central Government is raising …
  • Sambalpur gets new SP 22 Jun 2017 01:32 Baijayant Panda Bhubaneswar, June 21: The state government today effected a major reshuffle of IPS officers in the state. While Akhileshvar Singh replaced Sanjeev Arora as the deputy commissioner of police in Cuttack, Arora has been appointed the …
  • Sambalpur: One killed, 25 injured as bus turns turtle 18 Jun 2017 11:03 By: PTI | Sambalpur | Published:June 18, 2017 3:45 pm A scene from Sambalpur bus accident (Representational Image/ File Photo) A man was killed and 25 others were injured, three of them critically, when their bus met with an accident in Sambalpur …
  • Sambalpur jailor placed under suspension 09 Jun 2017 03:13 BHUBANESWAR: The Prisons Directorate of the State on Thursday placed under suspension Susant Rout, jailor of Circle Jail at Sambalpur, from whose office chamber the police had recovered a whopping Rs 18 lakh as part of a State-wide raid on prison …
  • IIM-Sambalpur holds first convocation 07 Apr 2017 05:28 By: PTI | Sambalpur (odisha) | Published:April 7, 2017 10:26 am IIM Sambhalpur students. (Photo taken from official website) Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur on Thursday conducted its first convocation. SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya told …
  • One tubewell for 60 families in Sambalpur district due to water scarcity 21 Mar 2017 01:10 SAMBALPUR: Villagers of Jharjhari in Sambalpur district are feeling the pangs of water scarcity with each passing day. The village has only one natural waterbody, which has started drying up. There are three tubewells in the village but only one is fit to …
  • Sambalpur targets 272 dug wells to meet water needs 03 Mar 2017 03:10 SAMBALPUR: The district administration has set a target to excavate 272 dug wells before the onset of monsoon this year under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the district.  The administration has planned to …
  • Sambalpur to set up bio-waste plant 01 Feb 2017 00:45 Biomedical waste dumped in Sambalpur. Telegraph picture Sambalpur, Jan. 31: The district administration will develop a biomedical waste disposal plant at Nildungri. District collector Samarth Verma said: "The land is on the outskirts of the city and …
  • Modern bus terminus starts operations in Sambalpur 27 Jan 2017 03:54 Buses parked at the modern bus terminus in Sambalpur. Telegraph picture Sambalpur, Jan. 26: The much-awaited modern bus terminus in the city started operating today. The bus terminus has been developed in public-private partnership mode over 5.26 acres at …
  • Drive against eve-teasers in Sambalpur 21 Jan 2017 04:05 Sambalpur, Jan. 20: Police have launched crackdown on eve-teasers following several complaints in the city. Nine youngsters were detained earlier this week from various parts of the city for allegedly passing lewd comments on girls. The parents of the …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: ‘How will I keep my wife and small kids safe’ 25 May 2019 07:39 “Above all, the major concern is we do not have any shelter over our head. I am in tension where and how will I keep my wife with small kids safe. The government shelter homes are overcrowded and there is no enough space to accommodate.”, expresses Mr. K. …
  • Odisha sweats in heat, humidity 20 May 2019 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Intense heat continued to make life miserable for residents of the State Capital which recorded 39.7 degree Celsius and 71 per cent humidity on Sunday. The neighbouring Cuttack also sizzled at 39.4 degree C and 68 per …
  • Odisha govt suspends four doctors in cyclone-hit Puri 18 May 2019 14:31 Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday suspended four doctors for dereliction of duty in Puri district which has been badly hit by the recent Cyclone Fani. The four suspended assistant surgeons were found absent during the visit of …
  • Election Commission Orders Re-polling In 34 Booths Of 10 Odisha Districts 15 May 2019 20:30 The Election Commission of India has ordered fresh polling in 34 booths in 10 districts including three in Puri district on May 19, an official said Tuesday. Puri district has been worst hit by the cyclone Fani which made landfall near Puri town on May 3. …
  • Higher education dept asks institutions for complete damage report 15 May 2019 16:08 BHUBANESWAR: Higher education department on Wednesday asked universities, government and non-government aided colleges of the cyclone affected districts to submit complete damage report of their institutions within seven days. According to the government …
  • April GST return filing deadline extended till 20 June in parts of Odisha 13 May 2019 11:25 The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for taxpayers …
  • Deadline for filing April GST sales returns extended by a month for 14 districts in Odisha 13 May 2019 10:09 NEW DELHI: The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for …
  • Report: 1.5 cr people affected, 5 lakh houses damaged in Odisha cyclone 10 May 2019 15:47 [India], May 10 (ANI): Over 1.5 crore people were affected and more than five lakh houses damaged by the extremely severe Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast in Puri on May 3, according to a report released on Friday. The State Emergency Operation …
  • Restoration work picks up in cyclone-hit Odisha 10 May 2019 15:23 Lack of electricity is adding to the misery of the people who have to bear the mid-summer heat. Relief and restoration work in cyclone-ravaged coastal Odisha has gained pace, and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday said government offices in the five …
  • India: Cyclone “Fani” Joint Rapid Needs Assessment (JRNA) Report 2019 In the aftermath of the Cyclone in Odisha in May 2019 10 May 2019 10:12 Fani intensified into a cyclone on 27th April 2019. On 3rd May, it took the form of a very severe Tropical Cyclone (Category 4), with an estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 175-185 km/h gusting to 210 km/h crossing Odisha coast. While …
  • Cyclone ‘Fani’: Death toll rises to 37 in Odisha 07 May 2019 20:10 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Updated: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Bhubaneswar: At least 37 people lost their lives and around 1.48 crore people were affected due to cyclone ‘Fani’, the state government …
  • Odisha: 35 dead in cyclone Fani, 1.4 crore affected 06 May 2019 17:28 [India], May 6 (ANI): At least 35 people died and around 1.4 crore people were affected by cyclone Fani, informed State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) on Monday. It also stated that 14 districts of the state, namely Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, …
  • Cyclone Fani affects normal life in Odisha; severe thunderstorm, heavy rains damage houses 03 May 2019 08:35 Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to neighbouring West …
  • Fani: Severe thunderstorm, rains, gale across Odisha (5th Lead) 03 May 2019 08:23 Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to …
  • Measures in place to face Fani in rural Odisha 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service Administrations of districts that are on alert for cyclone Fani have put all measures in place to meet any exigency. Revenue Divisional Commissioner, Central Range, Anil Kumar Samal, who has been deployed in Jajpur to supervise …
  • Cyclone Fani set to make landfall near Puri around 9:30 am Friday, here are 10 points to know 02 May 2019 20:47 By Online Desk The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani is expected to make its landfall on Friday morning around 9.30 am close to Odisha's Puri, much before the earlier forecast of 3 pm. These districts--Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' now 'extremely severe storm', Odisha on alert; poll code lifted 01 May 2019 06:47 The sea conditions are very likely to be rough to very rough along and off Odisha Coast on May 2 and become high to phenomenal by May 4. Bhubaneswar: Cyclone 'Fani' has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' and it will cross …
  • Cyclonic storm Fani heads for Odisha to unleash fury 01 May 2019 05:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Gradually gathering strength, tropical cyclone Fani tracked north-northwestwards over the Bay of Bengal for a May 3 brush with Odisha. If its current speed and intensity are any indication, it would cross the coast …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' intensifies into 'extremely severe storm', Odisha on alert 01 May 2019 05:23 The sea conditions are very likely to be rough to very rough along and off Odisha Coast on May 2 and become high to phenomenal by May 4. Bhubaneswar: Cyclone 'Fani' has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' and it will cross …
  • Cyclone Fani: 'Yellow warning' issued to Odisha 01 May 2019 04:53 Odisha: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh."Heavy to very …
  • Cyclone Fani: IMD issues 'yellow warning' for Odisha 01 May 2019 04:38 Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh. "Heavy to …
  • Cyclone Fani: IMD issues 'yellow warning' in Odisha 30 Apr 2019 23:41 [India], May 1 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh." …
  • Cyclone Fani intensifies into extremely severe storm 30 Apr 2019 22:27 Bhubaneswar-Cyclone 'Fani' has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' and it will cross the Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali by Friday afternoon, the India Meteorological Department said Tuesday. The IMD has issued …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' intensifies into 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' 30 Apr 2019 16:44 Bhubaneswar-Cyclone 'Fani' has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' and it will cross the Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali by Friday afternoon, the India Meteorological Department said Tuesday. The IMD has issued …
  • Cyclone Fani: Odisha health dept alerts district medical chief, public health officers 29 Apr 2019 23:27 [India], Apr 30 (ANI): The Directorate of Public Health of Odisha Hara Prasad Pattanaik on Monday alerted all chief district medical and public health officers regarding preparedness for the cyclonic storm 'Fani'. Pattanaik informed that the …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan counters Naveen over ‘election tourism’ jibe 25 Apr 2019 04:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the race for power escalating into a slugfest in recent weeks over the performance of BJD in the State and BJP at the Centre, the two principal rival political parties once again accused each other of stalling the …
  • Elephant crushes 5 to death in India 22 Apr 2019 01:02 A wild elephant has killed five people, including three in a family, in eastern Indian state of Odisha, officials said Saturday, Xinhua repeorted. The deaths took place in two villages in Angul district, about 127 km north of Bhubaneswar, the capital city …
  • Elephant tramples 5 people to death in India 21 Apr 2019 23:32 Elephant tramples 5 people to death in India NEW DELHI: A wild elephant has killed five people, including three in a family, in eastern Indian state of Odisha, officials said Saturday. The deaths took place in two villages in Angul district, about 127 km …
  • Odisha poll card: BJD’s campaign centred on Patnaik 20 Apr 2019 04:05 Naveen Patnaik’s team has released yet another video on social media. It shows the 72-year-old chief minister, clad uncharacteristically in a t-shirt and slacks, hanging out with four youth and talking about Rs 10,000 crore that the Centre owes Odisha. …
  • Odisha poll card: BJD’s campaign centred on Naveen Patnaik 20 Apr 2019 03:46 Naveen Patnaik’s team has released yet another video on social media. It shows the 72-year-old chief minister, clad uncharacteristically in a t-shirt and slacks, hanging out with four youth and talking about Rs 10,000 crore that the Centre owes Odisha. …
  • Wild Elephant Crushes 5 People To Death Across Two Odisha Villages 19 Apr 2019 08:59 Efforts were on to drive away the wild elephant back into the forest. (Representational) Talcher: Five people, including a woman and two girls, were killed when a wild elephant strayed into different villages of Odisha's Angul district, officials said …
  • BJP’s engine will derail on May 23, says Naveen Patnaik 19 Apr 2019 06:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Intensifying his attack on the double engine narrative of BJP, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said the saffron party’s main engine at New Delhi will be derailed on May 23. Addressing a rally …
  • Odisha govt prepones summer vacation due to soaring temperature 16 Apr 2019 18:23 BHUBANESWAR: In the wake of rising temperature across Odisha, the state government on Tuesday announced to advance summer vacations for all schools and educational institutes from April 18. Last year also the vacations were advanced due to scorching heat …
  • India's Jindal Steel And Power Q4 Steel Production Rises 16 Apr 2019 14:07 April 16 (Reuters) - Jindal Steel And Power Ltd ::Q4 STEEL SALES AT 1.45 MILLION TONNES.Q4 STEEL PRODUCTION AT 1.51 MILLION TONNES, UP 23 PERCENT.  Full Article March 19 (Reuters) - Jindal Steel And Power Ltd ::CO, OTHER ENTITIES IN JINDAL STEEL & …
  • Jindal Steel and Power posts 20% hike in quarterly steel production 16 Apr 2019 11:39 Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has reported its highest ever domestic quarterly steel production and sales in the fourth quarter of financial year 2018-2019. “The company registered a record crude steel production of 1.51 million tonnes and robust …
  • JSPL produces 1.51 MT steel in Q4; sales at 1.45 MT 16 Apr 2019 10:34 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) on Tuesday reported its highest ever quarterly production and sales numbers at 1.51 MT and 1.45 MT, respectively, in the March quarter. The company had produced 1.26 MT during the January-March quarter a year ago, it said …
  • JSPL Posts Highest Ever Domestic Quarterly Steel Production and Sales in Q4FY18-19 16 Apr 2019 09:17 Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) reports its highest ever domestic quarterly steel production and sales in Q4 FY 2018-19. The company registered a record crude steel production of 1.51 MT (Million Tonnes) and robust sales of 1.45 MT during the quarter …
  • At 1.51 million tonnes, JSPL reports highest ever steel production in Q4 16 Apr 2019 09:03 New Delhi: Steelmaker Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) reported Tuesday its highest ever quarterly steel production and sales numbers at 1.51 million and 1.45 million tonnes, respectively, in the March quarter (Q4). The company had produced 1.26 million …
  • JSPL posts highest ever domestic quarterly steel production and sales 16 Apr 2019 08:43 Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) on Tuesday reported a record crude steel production of 1.51 million tonnes and sales of 1.45 million tonnes during the quarter January to March 2019. It is the highest ever domestic quarterly steel production and sales …
  • JSPL produces 1.51 million tonnes steel in Q4; sales at 1.45 million tonnes 16 Apr 2019 08:33 JSPL reports its highest ever domestic quarterly steel production and sales in Q4 financial year 2018-19. New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) on Tuesday reported its highest ever quarterly production and sales numbers at 1.51 MT and 1.45 MT, …
  • For prosperity, Yogi urges voters to elect Modi 16 Apr 2019 05:25 By Express News Service ROURKELA/PHULBANI/ANGUL: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said his Odisha counterpart and BJD supremo  Naveen Patnaik has moved to a new Assembly segment fearing defeat from his traditional seat.  …
  • BJP lines up Modi, Shah, Yogi for campaign in Odisha 14 Apr 2019 11:13 Bhubaneswar, April 14 (IANS) With the campaign for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha picking up, central leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are descending on the state to woo the voters in favour of their party candidates. Odisha is one …
  • Gun culture spreading fast in Bhubaneswar 12 Apr 2019 05:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Gun culture is spreading fast in the Capital City. It was evident from seizure of three guns from petty criminals in three days. On April 9, police busted a sex racket in Khandagiri area during which they nabbed two …
  • Nalco turns lowest cost producer of bauxite, alumina in FY19 03 Apr 2019 15:23 National Aluminium Company (Nalco) exited FY2019 as the world's most frugal cost producer of bauxite. While the navratna firm was previously adjudged the lowest cost producer of alumina globally by Wood Mackenzie, it added the rare feat of being the …
  • High Court allows Vedanta to take part in Nalco's alumina sale tender 27 Mar 2019 08:17 The Odisha High Court on Tuesday allowed Vedanta’s Jharsuguda unit to participate in the tender floated by public sector National Aluminium Company (Nalco) for sale of surplus alumina. The verdict has raised the hopes of the raw material starved aluminium …
  • Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has re-started its 1.8 million tonne per annum (mtpa) Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant 25 Mar 2019 12:57 Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has re-started its 1.8 million tonne per annum (mtpa) Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant at its six mtpa integrated steel complex at Angul, Odisha, buoyed by robust domestic demand. In a statement issued on Monday, the …
  • 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). …
  • Congress names candidates for 2 LS seats, 54 Assembly constituencies in Odisha in 2nd list 23 Mar 2019 12:45 Bhubaneswar: The opposition Congress has fielded former MLA Ripunath Seth against Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik from Bijepur Assembly constituency in west Odisha’s Bargarh district. The Congress had in its first list announced that …
  • Cong names candidates for 2 LS seats, 54 Assembly in Odisha in 2nd list 23 Mar 2019 10:52 The party is yet to announce its candidate for the Aska Lok Sabha constituency. Bhubaneswar: The opposition Congress has fielded former MLA Ripunath Seth against Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik from Bijepur Assembly constituency in west …
  • Odisha: 7 stations to get more train stoppage 10 Mar 2019 01:31 [India], Mar 10 (ANI): East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Saturday informed that seven stations in Odisha will get more train stoppages on an experimental basis for a period of six months with immediate effect. The seven stations include Kalupadaghat, Kenduapada …
  • HC to hear petition alleging Odisha government's move to favour Tata Steel 06 Mar 2019 09:40 BHUBANESWAR: A petition in the High Court of Orissa requires the state government to explain why it seeks to grant Tata Steel further iron ore mines when the steelmaker already has captive mines well above the prescribed cap. The HC is hearing a petition …
  • BJD MP Tathagat Satpathy quits politics to refocus on journalism 05 Mar 2019 18:12 BHUBANESWAR: Four-time BJD MP from Odisha, Tathagat Satpathy on Tuesday announced his retirement from politics to "refocus" on journalism. Satpathy's announcement came a day after his former party colleague in Lok Sabha Baijayant Panda joined …
  • 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. …
  • Union Minister Sinha accuses Patnaik of delaying various projects in Odisha 04 Mar 2019 17:41 [India], Mar 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Monday alleged that various projects have been delayed in the state as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik led BJD government is not facilitating the acquisition of land. “We have given …
  • 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: Its Naveen for fifth consecutive time 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik is on his way to form government in Odisha for fifth consecutive time, trends of counting for the Assembly polls suggest. While BJD is leading in 113 seats, the BJP which is …
  • Women power in full display as results come in 24 May 2019 09:57 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Women candidates will grab a major slice of the pie in the elections held to Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats.  As many as five women candidates from BJD and two of BJP are leading over their opponents in their respective Lok …
  • BJP set to improve its performance in Odisha 23 May 2019 20:33 Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to improve its Lok Sabha performance by penetrating into the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) bastion in Odisha. The BJP appeared to achieve major gains in the Lok Sabha polls with its candidates …
  • BSE Odisha 10th result 2019: Cheating reported despite ‘tight security’, pass percentage falls by 5.4% 21 May 2019 07:19 Odisha 10th result 2019 declared at bseodisha.nic.in and orrisaresults.nic.in. (Representational image) Odisha BSE 10th result 2019: The School and Mass Education department secretary, Pradipta Mohapatra, today declared the result for Odisha matric exams. …
  • Odisha sweats in heat, humidity 20 May 2019 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Intense heat continued to make life miserable for residents of the State Capital which recorded 39.7 degree Celsius and 71 per cent humidity on Sunday. The neighbouring Cuttack also sizzled at 39.4 degree C and 68 per …
  • Cancer patients suffer as ACs stop functioning 17 May 2019 13:04 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: IT’S a harrowing time for cancer patients undergoing treatment in the Veer Surendra Sai  Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR). At a time when the temperature has been hovering at around 45 degree C, all the …
  • Thunderstorm, lightning alert issued for parts of Odisha 15 May 2019 15:56 [India], May 15 (ANI): The Meteorological centre on Wednesday said thunderstorm and lightning is likely to occur in parts of Odisha today. The alert comes days after Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in the state, claiming the lives of as many as 64 people. …
  • Research raises hope for revival of indigenous rice 14 May 2019 04:06 Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: The indigenous rice varieties will gain popularity and help farmer’s economy in Kalahandi and Koraput region. A research conducted by Regional Research and Technology Transfer Station (RRTTS), Bhawanipatna, which is …
  • Modi Paid As Low As Rs 744 For Using IAF Jets: Congress Hits Back Over INS Viraat Allegation 09 May 2019 16:42 A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged that the late Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat as "personal taxi" on a family vacation, the Congress Thursday hit back, saying the PM is a "serial liar" and has made Indian Air Force jets his …
  • You have made IAF jets your 'own taxi': Congress to Modi 09 May 2019 09:50 The BJP paid Rs 744 for a 'H/P Balangir-H/P Patharchera' trip by Modi on January 15, 2019,' the report said. New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of making Indian Air Force jets his "own taxi…
  • Dharmendra Pradhan counters Naveen over ‘election tourism’ jibe 25 Apr 2019 04:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the race for power escalating into a slugfest in recent weeks over the performance of BJD in the State and BJP at the Centre, the two principal rival political parties once again accused each other of stalling the …
  • Phase 2 to decide fate of  bigwigs, including Naveen Patnaik 17 Apr 2019 06:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The fate of several heavyweight leaders including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will be decided in the second phase polls scheduled on April 18, campaigning for which came to an end on Tuesday. Bargarh, Sundargarh, …
  • Will continue KALIA no matter what: CM Naveen Patnaik 16 Apr 2019 05:25 By Express News Service BARGARH/BALANGIR: With barely two days to go for the second phase polls on April 18, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday campaigned for BJD candidates in Bargarh and Balangir Parliamentary constituencies. Naveen held two …
  • Across Odisha, a battle rages over govt schemes: It’s state vs central 15 Apr 2019 11:38 In towns and villages, Patnaik and the BJD’s conch is engaged in a fierce fight with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP’s lotus. (Source: PTI Photo/File) It’s 7 pm, darkness has settled over Bahalpadar village. And Raju Tandi, a farmer, is a …
  • Human collateral: The price of democracy 14 Apr 2019 06:45 By Express News Service The three-day tedious journey has failed to dampen the spirits of Bidua Majhi and his wife. They feel lucky to be back in their village so that they can participate in the festival of democracy and elect the right kind of people to …
  • Congress netas escaped Dantewada IED by whisker 10 Apr 2019 22:39 DANTEWADA: The family of Congress leader Mahendra Karma, who was killed in the 2013 Jheeram Ghati massacre, was just 3 km away from the spot on Kuakonda Road when Maoists triggered an IED blast on Tuesday, killing BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi. However, the family …
  • Congress always uses poverty as a political weapon: Narendra Modi 06 Apr 2019 09:33 Sonepur: Accusing the Congress of always using poverty as a major political weapon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the best remedy to eradicate poverty is to do away with that party. "The Congress has all along been reaping political …
  • JB Patnaik's son unwilling to contest, Congress names new candidate from Odisha's Begunia 04 Apr 2019 05:31 By PTI BHYBANESWAR: Hours after fielding Prithvi Ballabh Patnaik, son of three-time chief minister J B Patnaik, from Begunia Assembly seat, Congress Wednesday changed his candidature as he was unwilling to contest the election. Patnaik's name figured …
  • Odisha youth’s hand chopped off 02 Apr 2019 05:49 By Express News Service BALANGIR:  Panic gripped Rajiv Nagar area under Sadar police limits of the town after a group of people chopped off one hand of a 30-year-old youth on Monday afternoon. Police suspected old rivalry as the cause of the incident. …
  • BJP State office locked for two days 24 Mar 2019 06:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rebellion in the BJP over distribution of tickets for Assembly elections has spilled on to the streets with angry protesters vandalising party offices at several places in the state and supporters of Ekamra-Bhubaneswar …
  • Elections mean nothing for migrant workers 24 Mar 2019 06:46 Express News Service BALANGIR: The hustle and bustle of the polls has gripped rural areas of Odisha but the upcoming festival of democracy brings no cheer to Bairagi Majhi of Manigaon village in Bangomunda block. The 65-year-old man and his wife Hema are …
  • BJP's first #2019LokSabhaPolls list: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi 21 Mar 2019 17:20 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) BJP's first #2019LokSabhaPolls list: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi 21 Mar 2019 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its first list of 182 candidates for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Union Minister and BJP …
  • PM Modi, Shah, Rajnath, Irani among 184 candidates in BJP's first LS poll list 21 Mar 2019 16:51 [India], Mar 21 (ANI): The BJP on Thursday evening declared 184 candidates including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party chief Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Textiles Minister Smriti Irani for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, beginning April 11 and …
  • What gets docs to villages: Double pay, cheaper edu, salary cut, fines... 18 Mar 2019 07:33 Maharashtra recently drafted a bill to create a special reservation quota up to 10% in undergraduate (MBBS) and 20% in post-graduate (MD) medical seats for those who give a commitment to work in tribal and rural areas. Candidates must serve for a period of …
  • 19 yrs in office, Odisha CM looks for a high five 15 Mar 2019 08:06 BHUBANESWAR: In office since 2000, and with 20 out of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats in his kitty, four-time chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is confident of holding his stead one more time, in the face of an emergent BJP. The …
  • 19 years in office and frontrunner still, Naveen looks for a high five 15 Mar 2019 01:19 BHUBANESWAR: In office since 2000, and with 20 out of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats in his kitty, four-time chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is confident of holding his stead one more time, in the face of an emergent BJP. The …
  • BSE Odisha: Exam panel fails to take decision on examinees whose maths answer sheets went missing 13 Mar 2019 12:14 The answer sheets of 108 students went missing from the examination centre in Malkangiri district last week. (Representational Image) The examination committee of the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) Tuesday could not take a ‘final’ decision about the …
  • For first time, Odisha to vote in 4 phases 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: For the first time in its electoral history, Odisha will go to simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in four phases starting April 11. The elections were conducted in two phases last time. As per the …
  • 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 …
  • BJD has fulfilled 2014 promises: Naveen 06 Mar 2019 05:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik completed 19 years in office on Tuesday, he claimed to have fulfilled all the promises made by the ruling BJD in its election manifesto for 2014 elections. The Chief Minister said this …
  • Odisha Matric Exam: BSE cancelled English paper in 3 centers 27 Feb 2019 22:10 CUTTACK: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha Tuesday decided to cancel the ongoing Matriculation (class 10) examination held on Monday in three centers as the examination was held in these centers in "most unfair and disruptive manner.…
  • BSE Odisha cancels English class 10 exam in three centers 27 Feb 2019 06:11 BSE Odisha cancelled exam at Balangir, Dhenkanal and Cuttack. (Representational Image) The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha decided to cancel the ongoing Matriculation (class 10) examination held on Monday in three centers as the examination was …
  • 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 Congress ticket aspirants make beeline for president Niranjan house 26 Feb 2019 04:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the members of the screening committee of Congress started the process of second phase candidate selection for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections at Sambalpur and Baripada, hundreds of aspirants made …
  • 2-km train chugs on track in Odisha 25 Feb 2019 16:14 Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 (IANS) The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has conducted an experiment of running a 2-km-long train in Odisha, said an official release here on Monday. The experiment was aimed at reducing manpower and raising economic path utilisation, ECoR …
  • Scorching Bhubaneswar set for rain relief 25 Feb 2019 10:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Residents of the city can expect relief from the rising daytime temperature with the Met officials forecasting thunderstorm accompanied with rain for the next three days. According to a special bulletin issued by the …
  • Over 30 lakh farmers get Kalia assistance in Odisha 22 Feb 2019 14:29 As many as 30,40,038 small, marginal, landless farmers and share croppers have benefited from Odisha government’s flagship Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (Kalia) scheme, officials said on Friday. Small, marginal and landless …
  • Odisha govt disrespecting freedom fighters: Yogi Adityanath 20 Feb 2019 13:35 Category: India, News Posted by sana Published: Feb 20, 2019, 6:32 pm IST Updated: Feb 20, 2019, 6:32 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the Odisha government is disrespecting freedom fighters by not …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan lays foundation stone for LPG bottling plant in Odisha 19 Feb 2019 15:23 Category: India, News Posted by sana Published: Feb 19, 2019, 7:05 pm IST Updated: Feb 19, 2019, 7:05 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of HPCL’s LPG bottling plant in Odisha’s Rayagada. …
  • Pradhan lays foundation stone for LPG bottling plant in Odisha 19 Feb 2019 13:39 Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of HPCL’s LPG bottling plant in Odisha’s Rayagada. The LPG plant of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) will be spread over 21 acres and …
  • Plant at Rayagada for LPG users of S Odisha 16 Feb 2019 06:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha will soon have its sixth LPG bottling plant at Rayagada as Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a Navaratna PSU under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, is going to set up a new facility in …
  • Tender floated for bridge on Tel river 10 Feb 2019 04:16 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: THE East Coast Railway (ECoR) has floated tender for a major bridge on Tel river as part of Khurda Road-Balangir railway line project. The nearly one km bridge would be built at an estimated cost of `23 crore. Apart …
  • Modi govt has robbed you, Rahul tells Odisha tribals 06 Feb 2019 21:26 BHAWANIPATNA (KALAHANDI): In a bid to woo tribals and farmers, who constitute about 22 per cent and 70 per cent of Odisha’s nearly 4.5 crore population, the Congress president Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a public gathering at Bhawanipatna on Wednesday, …
  • Tribal development on lips, Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi, Naveen Patnaik 06 Feb 2019 15:43 BHAWANIPATNA (KALAHANDI): In a bid to woo tribals and farmers, who constitute about 22 per cent and 70 per cent of Odisha’s nearly 4.5 crore population, the Congress president Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a public gathering at Bhawanipatna on Wednesday, …
  • 'Feel like hugging PM Modi when he abuses me; I'll fight him, but I don't hate him': Rahul Gandhi 30 Jan 2019 20:48 Rahul Gandhi in Odisha Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that he feels like hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi whenever he "abuses" him. Acknowledging the difference of opinion between the two, the Gandhi scion said even though …
  • OUAT UG admissions 2019: Online application begins February 20, check exam date, application process, eligibility, syllabus 26 Jan 2019 12:29 OUAT 2019: The entrance examination will be conducted on April 28. Image source: gettyimages.in OUAT 2019: Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology will begin the online application process for under graduate entrance examination (OUAT) on February …
  • Rahul Gandhi to address Congress rally in Odisha on Friday 24 Jan 2019 17:27 BHUBANESWAR: Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to kickstart the party's poll campaign in Odisha on Friday at a rally near here, the party said Thursday. Gandhi's visit comes close on the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's back-to-back …
  • Odisha’s poverty rising, claims Congress leader Mastan Vali 23 Jan 2019 05:34 By Express News Service JHARSUGUDA/BHAWANIPATNA: All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary Mastan Vali on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of taking people of Odisha for a ride. Addressing mediapersons …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik rolls out Rajdhani deluxe buses 19 Jan 2019 02:22 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the (Rajdhani) deluxe bus service here on Friday. The bus service will be operated by Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC), connecting the Capital City to various …
  • Only dry saplings cleared for PM Modi's Odisha visit  19 Jan 2019 02:22 By Express News Service BALANGIR: The hue and cry over “trees” felled for helipad construction at Balangir for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit has turned out to be a case of much ado about nothing. Only a few dry saplings were cleared for preparing …
  • PM Modi launches projects worth over Rs 1,550 crore in Odisha 16 Jan 2019 21:09 PM Modi also inaugurated the 15 km-long Balangir-Bichhupali railway line, laid at a cost of Rs 115 crore, which now constitutes the new 289 km Balangir Khurda Road and Titlagarh-Sambalpur line at Balangir. (Source: File) Furthering the ‘Ease of Living’ for …
  • Conspiracy to oust me as I stopped the siphoning of Rs 90,000 cr through bogus documents: PM 16 Jan 2019 21:07 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a public meeting at Patharchepa in Balangir. (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was on a visit to Odisha on Tuesday, said that there is a conspiracy to oust him, as his government had stopped the siphoning …
  • Previous governments ruled country like a sultanate: Narendra Modi 16 Jan 2019 12:24 BALANGIR: In the state to attend a rally for the third time within a month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday once again directed his attack towards the previous Congress governments at the Centre while going relatively soft on Odisha chief minister …
  • Fact check: 1,000 trees felled to make helipad? 16 Jan 2019 11:30 CLAIM A news report published by the Press Trust of India (PTI) on January 13 titled, “Felling of trees for PM's helipad sparks row in Odisha”, said “Two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Balangir district, a row …
  • Modi to inaugurate several infrastructure projects in Odisha - The Siasat Daily 15 Jan 2019 10:20 Posted by Neha on Jan 15, 2019, 9:20 AM IST India News New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday inaugurate the multi-modal logistics park at Jharsuguda and a new railway line between Balangir and Bichupali during his Odisha visit. He will …
  • PM Narendra Modi unveils slew of projects worth over Rs 1,550 cr in Odisha 15 Jan 2019 06:47 BALANGIR (Odisha): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a slew of projects worth over Rs 1,550 crore for Odisha. He dedicated to the nation electrification of Jharsuguda- Vizianagaram and Sambalpur-Angul lines spanning 813 km completed at a …
  • PM Modi unveils slew of projects worth over Rs 1,550 cr in Odisha 15 Jan 2019 06:12 BALANGIR (Odisha): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a slew of projects worth over Rs 1,550 crore for Odisha. He dedicated to the nation electrification of Jharsuguda- Vizianagaram and Sambalpur-Angul lines spanning 813 km completed at a …
  • Modi to inaugurate several infrastructure projects in Odisha 14 Jan 2019 17:34 New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday inaugurate the multi-modal logistics park at Jharsuguda and a new railway line between Balangir and Bichupali during his Odisha visit. He will also lay the foundation stone for the …
  • Prime Minister to launch development projects in Odisha, Kerala Tuesday 14 Jan 2019 13:05 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Odisha and Kerala Tuesday to launch a series of projets, including a railway line and a highway bypass. In Odisha, he will dedicate to the nation a Multi-Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) in Jharsuguda and other …
  • Row over cutting of trees for helipad ahead of PM Modi's Odisha visit 14 Jan 2019 06:24 Several trees were cut near railway station ground in Balangir to build temporary helipad without taking prior permission, says official. Balangir (Odisha): Two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Balangir district, a row …
  • 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 …
  • Split voting helped BJP improve its tally in Odisha 25 May 2019 09:13 Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) In a clear departure from voting preferences in previous elections, Odisha has witnessed a split voting this time while selecting their representatives for Lok Sabha and the state Assembly. The split mandate helped the Bharatiya …
  • Regional representation, berths to allies likely in new BJP govt 25 May 2019 06:06 NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new Council of Ministers is likely to have new faces from states such as West Bengal and Karnataka as well as appropriate representation from the NDA partners despite BJP having a clear majority. Party …
  • RSS men who turned it around 24 May 2019 20:58 From Maharashtra to Odisha, these Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh spinmeisters have helped the BJP win big █ Sunil Deodhar Sunil Deodhar is an ardent RSS swayamsevak from Maharashtra. Starting his career as a schoolteacher, he later joined the BJP. He is the …
  • BJP improves showing in Odisha LS polls, wins 5 seats 24 May 2019 13:20 Image Source : PTI Representational Image The BJP has improved its Lok Sabha performance in Odisha by winning five seats and remaining ahead in two out of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. This is a great shift from 2014 when the saffron party …
  • Odisha: Its Naveen for fifth consecutive time 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik is on his way to form government in Odisha for fifth consecutive time, trends of counting for the Assembly polls suggest. While BJD is leading in 113 seats, the BJP which is …
  • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
  • Naveen Patnaik is invincible, to be Chief Minister for 5th time 23 May 2019 21:44 Bhubaneshwar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday once again proved his invincibility and withstood a spirited and high-pitched battle waged against him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to unseat him from power. As …
  • BJP set to improve its performance in Odisha 23 May 2019 20:33 Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to improve its Lok Sabha performance by penetrating into the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) bastion in Odisha. The BJP appeared to achieve major gains in the Lok Sabha polls with its candidates …
  • Naveen Patnaik leads Biju Janata Dal back to power in Odisha 23 May 2019 19:16 BHUBANESWAR: One of India’s most successful chief ministers, Naveen Patnaik, has led the Biju Janata Dal back to power in Odisha for a fifth consecutive term, defying anti-incumbency and bucking the “Modi wave” once again. Odisha, which is never known to …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • BJD takes huge lead in Assembly, Lok Sabha 23 May 2019 16:40 Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal in Odisha has taken a massive lead in Assembly constituencies while it is dominating in Lok Sabha seats from the state. Out of 146 Assembly seats, the BJD was leading in 115 while BJP in 21 and Congress in 8. Others …
  • Live: Modi dedicates victory to people of the country 23 May 2019 16:10 Modi, Sonia win with strong margins, while Rahul Gandhi loses Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 7:50pm …
  • India elections 2019 live: Rahul Gandhi... 23 May 2019 12:38 Modi extends lead to over 4,36,000 votes in Varanasi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 4.21pm Rahul Gandhi …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • India elections 2019 results live: BJP leads in 300 seats 23 May 2019 10:48 Rahul Gandhi trailing by over 15,000 votes against Smriti Irani in Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 2: …
  • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 300 seats,... 23 May 2019 09:23 Coalition led by PM Modi's alliance expected to win second term. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 349 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 1:15pm …
  • 2019 Odisha Assembly Election results LIVE: BJD on course of majority? 23 May 2019 02:50 The Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha took place simultaneously in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29. Mumbai: The counting of votes has begun. The Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha took place simultaneously in four phases on April 11 …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Odisha sweats in heat, humidity 20 May 2019 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Intense heat continued to make life miserable for residents of the State Capital which recorded 39.7 degree Celsius and 71 per cent humidity on Sunday. The neighbouring Cuttack also sizzled at 39.4 degree C and 68 per …
  • EVMs shifted to safety, says Odisha Chief Electoral Officer ahead of cyclone 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) of Mohana and Parlakhemundi Assembly constituencies for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections have been shifted from MR Boys High School to the new EVM godown at the collectorate of …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan counters Naveen over ‘election tourism’ jibe 25 Apr 2019 04:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the race for power escalating into a slugfest in recent weeks over the performance of BJD in the State and BJP at the Centre, the two principal rival political parties once again accused each other of stalling the …
  • Odisha records 61% polling in third phase 23 Apr 2019 13:43 Bhubaneshwar, April 23 (IANS) Odisha recorded 61 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm in the third phase of polling on Tuesday, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar. He said the polling percentage would increase as voting was still on at several …
  • Voting begins for third phase LS polls in Odisha 23 Apr 2019 03:14 Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) The third phase elections for the six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly constituencies in Odisha commenced on Tuesday. Voting began at 7 a.m. and it will continue till 6 p.m.. In the Maoists affected areas, polling will end at 4 p.m., …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Six polling officers suspended for dereliction of duty in Odisha 20 Apr 2019 07:40 [India], Apr 20 (ANI): The Bargarh District Collector on Friday suspended six polling officers, including three presiding officers and three sector officers, for dereliction of duty. As the second phase of general elections was held in Odisha on April 18, …
  • Six polling officers suspended for dereliction of duty in Odisha 20 Apr 2019 07:31 Following the reports of EVM glitches by the voters an inquiry was conducted. Bhuwaneshwar: The Bargarh District Collector on Friday suspended six polling officers, including three presiding officers and three sector officers, for dereliction of duty. As …
  • Odisha records 72% polling in second phase 19 Apr 2019 13:19 Bhubaneswar, April 19 (IANS) The just concluded second phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Odisha recorded a 72 per cent voter turnout, an official said on Friday. Elections were held on Thursday for the Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal and Aska …
  • First time voter in 1951, centenarian in 2019 19 Apr 2019 06:23 Express News Service BARGARH: Centenarian Ramji Sahu, who cast his maiden vote in the country’s first General Elections, held in 1951, did it again on Thursday. The 107-year-old retired teacher of Sankarshan Upper Primary School, which he had joined in …
  • Indian elections: Millions... 19 Apr 2019 03:24 The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections started on April 11 and would conclude on May 19. Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise …
  • Brisk voting marks Ph-II; Bengal, UP see 2014-like turnouts 19 Apr 2019 01:59 NEW DELHI: Voter enthusiasm appeared slightly lower according to initial estimates in the second phase of the general election at around 66%, compared with 69.6% in 2014. But Election Commission officials said the numbers could go up after the final …
  • 2019 Assembly Polls Highlights: By-Elections In 18 Seats In Tamil Nadu; Phase 2 Of 4 In Odisha 18 Apr 2019 18:32 2019 Assembly Elections: Simultaneous Assembly polls, bypolls in Odisha and Tamil Nadu today Chennai/Bhubaneswar: Phase two of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began at 7 am today, and 95 parliamentary constituencies are voting across 11 states and 1 union …
  • 64% polling recorded in second phase in Odisha 18 Apr 2019 15:28 Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The second phase of polling in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly constituencies in Odisha recorded 64 per cent voter turnout on Thursday, said state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar. “Voting by nearly 64 per cent of …
  • Elections 2019: 66% Voting In Phase 2, Faulty EVMs Reported In Many States - 10 Points 18 Apr 2019 15:22 Election 2019 Phase 2: Voting is on in 95 Lok Sabha seats across 11 states. New Delhi:  Sporadic clashes in Bengal and Tripura today marred the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections, in which 66 per cent polling took place. In both places, candidates …
  • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • Indian elections: Millions cast their votes in... 18 Apr 2019 12:24 The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections started on April 11 and would conclude on May 19. Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise …
  • Indian elections: Millions cast their votes in phase 2 18 Apr 2019 12:13 The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections started on April 11 and would conclude on May 19. Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 95 Seats Vote Today, All Of Tamil Nadu, Half Of Karnataka - 5-Point Guide 18 Apr 2019 07:10 State Voting Constituencies Tamil Nadu 38/39 Arakkonam, Arani, Chennai Central, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Hope Centre gives J&K an elected govt which is its right: Omar 18 Apr 2019 07:04 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: 'I developed Mathura, BSP-SP busy fighting,' says Hema 18 Apr 2019 05:55 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Elections 2019: Faulty EVMs Reported In Many States, Big Stakes In Tamil Nadu - 10 Points 18 Apr 2019 05:26 Election 2019 Phase 2: Voting is on in 95 Lok Sabha seats across 11 states. New Delhi:  Millions across India queued up this morning to vote in the second phase of the gigantic Lok Sabha elections. The round was preceded by multiple raids involving huge …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Dynasty, regional politics never hindered country: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 04:50 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • 2019 Assembly Polls LIVE Updates: By-Elections In 18 Seats In Tamil Nadu; Phase 2 Of 4 In Odisha 18 Apr 2019 04:35 2019 Assembly Elections: Simultaneous Assembly polls, bypolls in Odisha and Tamil Nadu today Chennai/Bhubaneswar: Phase two of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began at 7 am today, and 95 parliamentary constituencies are voting across 11 states and 1 union …
  • LIVE | LS polls, Phase 2: 'BJP has taken over AIADMK,' says Kanimozhi 18 Apr 2019 04:08 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Lok Sabha 2019: Phase II voting today 18 Apr 2019 03:45 Polling for 35 legislative assembly seats in Odisha to be held simultaneously Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, April 17: The second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held today with a total of 95 parliamentary constituencies spread across 11 states and …
  • Elections 2019: Voting In Phase 2 In Shadow of Raids, Big Test In Tamil Nadu: 10 Points 18 Apr 2019 03:43 Election 2019 Phase 2: Voting is on in 95 Lok Sabha seats across 11 states. New Delhi:  The second phase of the gigantic Lok Sabha elections began today under the shadow of multiple raids involving what the authorities say is a cash-for-votes scam in Tamil …
  • Phase II polling for LS, Assembly begins in Odisha 18 Apr 2019 03:39 Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The second phase of elections commenced in Odisha for five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats on Thursday. Voting has commenced from 7 a.m. and it will continue till 6 p.m. in the state. In the Maoists-affected areas, the poll …
  • LIVE | Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2: EVM glitches reported at booths in WB, Assam 18 Apr 2019 02:47 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2 LIVE: Big fight in Karnataka as 95 seats go to polls today 18 Apr 2019 02:07 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Elections 2019: Voting Begins In 95 Seats Across 11 States In Second Phase - 10 Points 18 Apr 2019 02:02 Lok Sabha elections 2019: India is voting in the second phase of elections today. New Delhi:  The second phase of the gigantic Lok Sabha elections began today under the shadow of multiple raids involving what the authorities say is a cash-for-votes scam in …
  • Odisha: Maoists kill polling official, torch vehicles ahead of 2nd phase of LS polls 18 Apr 2019 01:38 [India], Apr 18 (ANI): A polling official was shot dead by Maoists on Wednesday near Barla village under Gochhapada police station limits in Maoist-affected Kandhamal district ahead of the second phase of ongoing polls in the state. The deceased polling …
  • Odisha Votes In Second Phase Of Assembly Polls Today: 10 Points 18 Apr 2019 00:11 Elections 2019: Around 76.93 lakh voters will vote for 279 candidates in Odisha (File) New Delhi:  The electoral fate of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik will be decided today as Odisha will cast votes to elect representatives to 35 assembly …
  • Elections 2019: 95 Seats Across 11 States To Vote Today In Second Phase-10 Points 18 Apr 2019 00:11 Lok Sabha elections 2019: India will vote in the second phase of elections today. New Delhi:  The second phase of the gigantic Lok Sabha elections will begin today under the shadow of multiple raids involving what the authorities say is a cash-for-votes …
  • 1,600 candidates, 11 states, 1 UT: Stage set for 2nd phase of LS polls 17 Apr 2019 18:34 NEW DELHI: Union ministers Jitendra Singh, Jual Oram, Sadananda Gowda and Pon Radhakrishnan, former prime minister H D Deve Gowda and DMK's Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and Kanimozhi are among the 1,600-odd candidates in the fray in the second phase of Lok …
  • Odisha gears up for second phase of Lok Sabha, assembly polls 17 Apr 2019 10:17 Preparations for 2nd phase of polls have reached the final stage and necessary steps are taken to ensure free, fair and peaceful voting Bhubaneswar: Over 76.93 lakh voters will on Thursday decide the fate of 279 candidates, including Chief Minister Naveen …
  • Stage set for second phase polls in Odisha 17 Apr 2019 07:51 Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) The stage is set for the second phase of polling for five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats in Odisha on Thursday. A total of 76.93 lakh voters are eligible to cast their franchise for Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal and …
  • Phase 2 to decide fate of  bigwigs, including Naveen Patnaik 17 Apr 2019 06:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The fate of several heavyweight leaders including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will be decided in the second phase polls scheduled on April 18, campaigning for which came to an end on Tuesday. Bargarh, Sundargarh, …
  • BJD slams Centre’s ‘neglect’ 16 Apr 2019 21:26 Naveen Patnaik on Monday accused the Centre of having no sympathy towards the farmers of Odisha. BHUBANESWAR: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday accused the Centre of having no sympathy towards the farmers of Odisha …
  • 84 candidates declare criminal cases in Odisha: ADR 16 Apr 2019 10:51 Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) As Odisha gears up for the second phase of the Assembly elections scheduled for Thursday, 84 candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves, including 68 with serious criminal cases, according to Odisha Election …
  • Phase 2: All you want to know about the 97 seats 16 Apr 2019 06:54 In the second phase of the Lok Sabha election on April 18, 97 seats, spread across 13 states and one Union Territory, will go to the polls. Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com tells us more. IMAGE: A CRPF personnel carries an elderly woman to a polling station in …
  • Will continue KALIA no matter what: CM Naveen Patnaik 16 Apr 2019 05:25 By Express News Service BARGARH/BALANGIR: With barely two days to go for the second phase polls on April 18, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday campaigned for BJD candidates in Bargarh and Balangir Parliamentary constituencies. Naveen held two …
  • Across Odisha, a battle rages over govt schemes: It’s state vs central 15 Apr 2019 11:38 In towns and villages, Patnaik and the BJD’s conch is engaged in a fierce fight with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP’s lotus. (Source: PTI Photo/File) It’s 7 pm, darkness has settled over Bahalpadar village. And Raju Tandi, a farmer, is a …
  • BJP lines up Modi, Shah, Yogi for campaign in Odisha 14 Apr 2019 11:13 Bhubaneswar, April 14 (IANS) With the campaign for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha picking up, central leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are descending on the state to woo the voters in favour of their party candidates. Odisha is one …
  • Campaign for 2nd phase gains momentum in Odisha 13 Apr 2019 12:19 Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) After voting in the first phase of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the campaigning for the second phase has gained momentum in Odisha with political parties holding rallies and road shows. Aska, Bargarh, Bolangir, …
  • 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 …
  • Patnaik releases BJD's manifesto, claims all promises fulfilled 09 Apr 2019 17:11 Claiming that BJD has fulfilled promises it made to people in 2014, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday released his party's poll manifesto with emphasis on the socio-economic development of farmers, women and youths. The regional party (BJD) …
  • Shah ridicules Naveen, promises model Odisha 08 Apr 2019 05:30 By Express News Service BARGARH/BERHAMPUR: Launching a scathing attack on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, BJP National president Amit Shah on Sunday appealed people to elect a leader who can speak Odia.   Addressing BJP’s Vijay Sankalp Yatra in Bargarh …
  • Naveen is now tired, Odisha needs BJP: Shah 07 Apr 2019 15:32 Bhubaneswar, April 7 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said Odisha needs a change as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik looks “tired” and seems to lacks the will to develop the state. He called upon the people to give a chance to his Bharatiya Janata …
  • People will reject both BJD, Cong in LS, Assembly polls: Modi 06 Apr 2019 06:48 Modi's Saturday rallies will follow BJP president Amit Shah's visit to the state on Sunday. Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the people of Odisha will defeat both the ruling BJD and the opposition Congress in the Lok Sabha …
  • IRCTC Summer Special Trains 2019: Indian Railways’ full list of trains 01 Apr 2019 13:22   IRCTC rolls out Summer Special Trains to curb holiday rush. (File) IRCTC Summer Special Trains List 2019: The Indian Railways is gearing up to roll out Summer Special Trains to make hassle-free trip for travellers and clear the extra rush during the …
  • Naveen Patnaik banks on women to best anti-incumbency 30 Mar 2019 19:57 With many of the ruling Biju Janata Dal’s sitting legislators and Members of Parliament facing anti-incumbency, Odisha Chief Minister and party president Naveen Patnaik has adopted new tactics to win the ensuing simultaneous parliamentary and Assembly …
  • Suresh attacks CM for neglecting W Odisha 29 Mar 2019 04:47 Express News Service JHARSUGUDA:  The BJP national secretary and Bargarh Lok Sabha candidate Suresh Pujari has accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of neglecting Western Odisha and trying to compensate it with his political rhetoric. Addressing …
  • Odisha: Pradhan questions Patnaik on coal block allotment case 28 Mar 2019 18:55 [India], Mar 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday sought answers from Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over a coal block allocation which took place in 1998. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has …
  • Western Odisha BJP leader joins the BJD 27 Mar 2019 12:19 BHUBANESWAR: Miffed with being denied the Bargarh Lok Sabha ticket, BJP leader and former national convenor of the Bajrang Dal, Subhash Chauhan, joined the Biju Janata Dal on Wednesday. The long-time RSS pracharak from Western Odisha was hoping to contest …
  • Western Odisha BJP leader Subhash Chauhan joins BJD 27 Mar 2019 12:11 BHUBANESWAR: Miffed with being denied the Bargarh Lok Sabha ticket, BJP leader and former national convenor of the Bajrang Dal, Subhash Chauhan, joined the Biju Janata Dal on Wednesday. The long-time RSS pracharak from Western Odisha was hoping to contest …
  • Former BJP leader Subash Chauhan joins BJD 27 Mar 2019 11:15 Bhubaneswar, March 27 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Subash Chauhan, who quit the saffron party on Tuesday after being denied a party ticket, joined Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday. Chauhan ended his 30-year association with the Bharatiya …
  • Senior BJP leader Subas Chauhan joins BJD, targets Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan 27 Mar 2019 11:15 By Express News Service BHUBANESHWAR: A day after severing ties with the BJP, senior leader from Bargarh Subas Chauhan on Wednesday joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) with a vow to avenge the injustice done to him and break the monopoly of a few who think …
  • Sangh cadres miffed over BJP ticket selection 27 Mar 2019 05:55 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: From euphoria to turmoil, it has taken the State BJP only around a week to take a tumble. Battling open revolt and serious dissidence over candidate selection, the party has now drawn the anger of the members of its …
  • 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 …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: ‘How will I keep my wife and small kids safe’ 25 May 2019 07:39 “Above all, the major concern is we do not have any shelter over our head. I am in tension where and how will I keep my wife with small kids safe. The government shelter homes are overcrowded and there is no enough space to accommodate.”, expresses Mr. K. …
  • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • Live: Modi dedicates victory to people of the country 23 May 2019 16:10 Modi, Sonia win with strong margins, while Rahul Gandhi loses Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 7:50pm …
  • India elections 2019 live: Rahul Gandhi... 23 May 2019 12:38 Modi extends lead to over 4,36,000 votes in Varanasi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 4.21pm Rahul Gandhi …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • India elections 2019 results live: BJP leads in 300 seats 23 May 2019 10:48 Rahul Gandhi trailing by over 15,000 votes against Smriti Irani in Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 2: …
  • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 300 seats,... 23 May 2019 09:23 Coalition led by PM Modi's alliance expected to win second term. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 349 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 1:15pm …
  • Indian elections live: Rahul leads by 2.44 lakh... 23 May 2019 08:32 Rahul Gandhi is emerging as a clear winner in the southern tea district of Wayanad now. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 338 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 12:10pm Rahul …
  • Indian elections live: BJP makes good gains in... 23 May 2019 07:21 Mamata Banerjee jolted as BJP is leading with 16 seats. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 11:00am #WestBengal: Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol, BJP's Arjun Singh leading …
  • Indian elections live: Modi leads in Varanasi by... 23 May 2019 06:19 Security has been heightened outside BJP headquarters in Delhi. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 10:05am PM Narendra Modi leads in Varanasi by 1.5 lakh votes. 10:00am BJP leader Dr Sambit Patra leading by …
  • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 295 seats,... 23 May 2019 05:49 Security has been heightened outside BJP headquarters in Delhi. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 9:40am Kerala: Congress's Shashi Tharoor leading from Thiruvananthapuram by over 13,000 votes (file pic) …
  • BJP leading in Lok Sabha, BJD in Assembly in Odisha 23 May 2019 05:26 Bhubaneswar: As the vote count for the 21 Lok Sabha and 146 Assembly seats began in Odisha on Thursday morning, initial trends showed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in Lok Sabha seats while the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Assembly. BJP' …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • BSE Odisha 10th result 2019: Cheating reported despite ‘tight security’, pass percentage falls by 5.4% 21 May 2019 07:19 Odisha 10th result 2019 declared at bseodisha.nic.in and orrisaresults.nic.in. (Representational image) Odisha BSE 10th result 2019: The School and Mass Education department secretary, Pradipta Mohapatra, today declared the result for Odisha matric exams. …
  • Odisha sweats in heat, humidity 20 May 2019 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Intense heat continued to make life miserable for residents of the State Capital which recorded 39.7 degree Celsius and 71 per cent humidity on Sunday. The neighbouring Cuttack also sizzled at 39.4 degree C and 68 per …
  • Finding Fani 18 May 2019 20:19 Ramchandra Naik, a labourer, carries his grandson towards a multipurpose cyclone shelter built by the Red Cross at Jagannathpatna village in Brahmagiri block of Puri. Express Photo by Partha Paul.  The trees seem frozen in time. Shorn of leaves, their bare …
  • Higher education dept asks institutions for complete damage report 15 May 2019 16:08 BHUBANESWAR: Higher education department on Wednesday asked universities, government and non-government aided colleges of the cyclone affected districts to submit complete damage report of their institutions within seven days. According to the government …
  • Thunderstorm, lightning alert issued for parts of Odisha 15 May 2019 15:56 [India], May 15 (ANI): The Meteorological centre on Wednesday said thunderstorm and lightning is likely to occur in parts of Odisha today. The alert comes days after Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in the state, claiming the lives of as many as 64 people. …
  • April GST return filing deadline extended till 20 June in parts of Odisha 13 May 2019 11:25 The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for taxpayers …
  • Deadline for filing April GST sales returns extended by a month for 14 districts in Odisha 13 May 2019 10:09 NEW DELHI: The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till June 20. Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for …
  • Government rules out +2 result delay 13 May 2019 03:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Sunday clarified that there won’t be any delay in the publication of results of the annual Plus II examinations conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE). The clarification comes …
  • Report: 1.5 cr people affected, 5 lakh houses damaged in Odisha cyclone 10 May 2019 15:47 [India], May 10 (ANI): Over 1.5 crore people were affected and more than five lakh houses damaged by the extremely severe Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast in Puri on May 3, according to a report released on Friday. The State Emergency Operation …
  • Oil firms restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-battered regions of Odisha 10 May 2019 13:00 New Delhi, May 10 () Working round-the-clock to restore normalcy in fuel supplies in cyclone-hit regions of Odisha, state-owned oil marketing companies have operationalised almost all petrol pumps and LPG distribution centres in the three districts …
  • India: Cyclone “Fani” Joint Rapid Needs Assessment (JRNA) Report 2019 In the aftermath of the Cyclone in Odisha in May 2019 10 May 2019 10:12 Fani intensified into a cyclone on 27th April 2019. On 3rd May, it took the form of a very severe Tropical Cyclone (Category 4), with an estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 175-185 km/h gusting to 210 km/h crossing Odisha coast. While …
  • IndianOil teams work round-the-clock to maintain supplies in cyclone-affected districts of Odisha 08 May 2019 18:31 IndianOil teams are working round-the-clock to maintain supplies and restore normalcy in the cyclone-affected districts of Odisha. The Corporation is also rushing 1,000 solar lanterns, 10,000 candles and 5,000 weather-proof flexible sheets to Odisha. …
  • Cyclone ‘Fani’: Death toll rises to 37 in Odisha 07 May 2019 20:10 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Updated: May 07, 2019, 9:54 pm IST Bhubaneswar: At least 37 people lost their lives and around 1.48 crore people were affected due to cyclone ‘Fani’, the state government …
  • Odisha: 35 dead in cyclone Fani, 1.4 crore affected 06 May 2019 17:28 [India], May 6 (ANI): At least 35 people died and around 1.4 crore people were affected by cyclone Fani, informed State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) on Monday. It also stated that 14 districts of the state, namely Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, …
  • Cyclone Fani leaves 16 dead; Odisha govt mounts massive restoration work across 10,000 villages 05 May 2019 05:42 An estimated one crore people in 10,000 villages and 52 urban agglomerations in around 14 districts were affected by Cyclone Fani.IANS Extremely severe tropical cyclonic storm Fani made landfall in Odisha on Friday, May 3, near the coastal city of Puri, …
  • Eye of the storm that blew away Puri, Bhubaneswar 05 May 2019 04:52 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The radius of superstorm Fani’s eye spanned a huge 30 km to 50 km wreaking havoc in Puri apart from Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on its course. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the extremely severe cyclone’s …
  • Cyclone Fani: Eye of the storm that blew away Puri, Bhubaneswar 05 May 2019 03:50 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The radius of superstorm Fani’s eye spanned a huge 30 km to 50 km wreaking havoc in Puri apart from Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on its course. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the extremely severe cyclone’s …
  • Cyclone Fani weakens, death toll rises to 16 04 May 2019 22:04 (MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW DELHI, May 4 (KUNA) -- Indian authorities said on Saturday that the death toll following Cyclone Fani made a landfall on Friday in eastern Indian state of Odisha rose to 16 people as extremely severe cyclonic storm …
  • Rescue and relief operations mounted on massive scale in wake of cyclone 'Fani' 04 May 2019 15:27 [India], May 4 (ANI): Rescue and relief operations were mounted on a massive scale in Odisha, which was recovering from devastation on Friday left by Cyclone Fani that crossed West Bengal on Saturday, bringing in its wake heavy rains in Kolkata and causing …
  • Cyclone Fani leaves 12 dead; PM to visit Odisha 04 May 2019 14:25 A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall in Puri. Photograph: Courtesy @IndiaCoastGuard/Twitter New Delhi, May 4 (PTI): A day after the “rarest of rare” summer cyclone Fani ravaged parts of Odisha, killing at least 12 people, …
  • 'Fani' led to evacuation of 1.2 m people, single digit death toll: Naveen Patnaik 04 May 2019 10:35 The impact of 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' was also felt in parts of West Bengal, including the beach town of Digha and Andhra Pradesh. Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government claimed that cyclone 'Fani' has led to one of the biggest human …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' led to evacuation of 1.2 million people in Odisha, death toll in single digit: Naveen Patnaik 04 May 2019 09:45 [India], May 4 (ANI): The Odisha government claimed the cyclone 'Fani' has led to one of the biggest human evacuations in history as a record 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours including 3.2 lakh from Ganjam district and 1.3 lakh from …
  • Odisha pulls off ‘biggest’ human evacuation during Fani: CM 04 May 2019 09:11 Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) Braced for the worst after Met declared Super Cyclone Fani to hit Odisha earlier this week, Chief Minister Naveen Ptanaik on Saturday said “a record 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours” claiming to have carried out the “ …
  • India's strongest storm is here. 3 killed as cyclone Fani wreaks havoc in Odisha | 10 developments 03 May 2019 14:34 Cyclone Fani | The cyclonic storm completely moved into land With a wind speed of over 185 kmph, severe cyclonic storm Fani barrelled into the coast of Odisha's Puri district on Friday (May 3) morning. Large areas in Odisha and other places have been …
  • Flying debris kills woman in Odisha as cyclone Fani gains strength 03 May 2019 14:33 A 65-year-old woman died after a suspected heart attack at a cyclone shelter. Twitter Three people were killed as cyclone Fani battered the Odisha coast on Friday. The deadly tropical cyclone wreaked havoc in several parts of Odisha, especially Puri …
  • Cyclone Fani to enter Bengal by midnight (2nd Lead) 03 May 2019 13:40 Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Cyclonic storm Fani, now situated in Odisha about 340 km southwest of Kolkata, has triggered intense rainfall and winds in West Bengal destroying 50 houses in East Midnapore district. The storm, which made landfall a little after 10 a …
  • Cyclone Fani fury kills three in Odisha, to enter West Bengal by midnight 03 May 2019 13:28 By IANS KOLKATA: Cyclonic storm Fani, now situated in Odisha about 340 km southwest of Kolkata, has triggered intense rainfall and winds in West Bengal destroying 50 houses in East Midnapore district. The storm, which made landfall a little after 10 a.m., …
  • Cyclone Fani affects normal life in Odisha; severe thunderstorm, heavy rains damage houses 03 May 2019 08:35 Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to neighbouring West …
  • Fani: Severe thunderstorm, rains, gale across Odisha (5th Lead) 03 May 2019 08:23 Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani with wind speed touching nearly 200 kmph that made landfall earlier on Friday on the eastern coast wreaking havoc in Odisha, will cross several districts in the state before advancing to …
  • Fani to make morning landfall; 11 lakh evacuated as rain lashes coastal Odisha 03 May 2019 07:58 Fani to make morning landfall; 11 lakh evacuated as rain lashes coastal Odisha As Cyclone Fani triggered downpour coupled with squally wind in coastal Odisha on Thursday, the state government moved 11 lakh people to safety and advised the public to remain …
  • EVMs shifted to safety, says Odisha Chief Electoral Officer ahead of cyclone 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) of Mohana and Parlakhemundi Assembly constituencies for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections have been shifted from MR Boys High School to the new EVM godown at the collectorate of …
  • Fani to make morning landfall; 11 lakh evacuated 03 May 2019 03:38 Bhubaneshwar: As Cyclone Fani triggered downpour coupled with squally wind in coastal Odisha on Thursday, the state government moved 11 lakh people to safety and advised the public to remain indoor on Friday, ahead of its landfall around 9.30 am close to …
  • Cyclone Fani Hits Odisha, Wind Speed At 200 Km/Hour: 10 Points 03 May 2019 03:29 Cyclone Fani: The Indian Meteorological Department has warned of "phenomenal" sea conditions Puri, Odisha:  Cyclone Fani, the most severe storm since the super cyclone of 1999 that killed 10,000 people in Odisha, has started making its impact …
  • Cyclone Fani Likely To Hit Odisha Coast In Less Than An Hour 03 May 2019 02:40 Cyclone Fani: The Indian Meteorological Department has warned of "phenomenal" sea conditions Puri, Odisha:  Cyclone Fani, the most severe storm since the super cyclone of 1999 that killed 10,000 people in Odisha, is expected to hit the coast …
  • India: Cyclone Fani: Odisha seeks 20 more units of NDRF teams for relief and rescue operations 03 May 2019 01:32 Sujit Kumar Bisoy HIGHLIGHTS The SRC has mentioned that the cyclonic storm is likely to touch ground near Puri on Friday forenoon with a wind speed of 170-180 kmph, gusting up to 200 kmph. At least 14 coastal and adjoining districts are likely to be …
  • Cyclone Fani: Odisha Begins Evacuating Over 8 Lakh People 02 May 2019 21:48 BHUBANESHWAR — A massive operation was launched in Odisha on Thursday to evacuate over 8 lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani moved closer to the eastern coast, officials said. As per the latest bulletin of …
  • Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation underway as Odisha braces for storm; 203 trains cancelled 02 May 2019 18:06 Indian fishermen attempt to bring their boat ashore amid strong winds at Chandrabhaga beach in Puri district of eastern Odisha (AP Photo) India is bracing for an extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani as it moves closer to coastal Odisha, ahead of its …
  • 8 lakh people evacuated in India ahead of major cyclone 02 May 2019 10:38 India mounted its biggest-ever evacuation effort of pulling back an estimated 8,00,000 people from low-lying areas along the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Odisha as the severe cyclonic storm Fani is set to hit the eastern state tomorrow afternoon. As per …
  • Massive evacuation ops underway in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Fani 02 May 2019 07:37 According to the SRC, the evacuation of eight lakh people is the largest-ever evacuation operation in the country. Bhubaneswar: A massive operation was launched in Odisha Thursday to evacuate over eight lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the …
  • Cyclone Fani: 8 lakh to be evacuated in Odisha (2nd Lead) 01 May 2019 16:42 Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that about eight lakh people would be evacuated in view of “extremely severe” cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the coast in Puri on May 3 afternoon. Chairing a high …
  • Odisha works on war footing to tackle cyclone Fani 01 May 2019 08:57 BHUBANESWAR: With the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani inching closure towards the Odisha coast, the state government has intensified its precautionary measures to deal with any situation. The government has assigned 11 IAS officers to supervise the …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' now 'extremely severe storm', Odisha on alert; poll code lifted 01 May 2019 06:47 The sea conditions are very likely to be rough to very rough along and off Odisha Coast on May 2 and become high to phenomenal by May 4. Bhubaneswar: Cyclone 'Fani' has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' and it will cross …
  • Fetching water a daily struggle in this village 01 May 2019 05:30 Express News Service DHENKANAL: For womenfolk of Kusapada village under Govindpur gram panchayat, collecting water everyday from a stream is an arduous task. The stream flows one km away from the village, which does not have a motorable road. About 50 …
  • Cyclone 'Fani' intensifies into 'extremely severe storm', Odisha on alert 01 May 2019 05:23 The sea conditions are very likely to be rough to very rough along and off Odisha Coast on May 2 and become high to phenomenal by May 4. Bhubaneswar: Cyclone 'Fani' has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' and it will cross …
  • Cyclone Fani: 'Yellow warning' issued to Odisha 01 May 2019 04:53 Odisha: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh."Heavy to very …
  • Cyclone Fani: IMD issues 'yellow warning' for Odisha 01 May 2019 04:38 Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh. "Heavy to …
  • Cyclone Fani: IMD issues 'yellow warning' in Odisha 30 Apr 2019 23:41 [India], May 1 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh." …
  • 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
    • 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 …
    • 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 …
    • Mulayam's wish comes true: 197 sitting MPs retain seats in 2019 LS polls 24 May 2019 15:24 New Delhi: A total of 197 sitting MPs, including 27 women parliamentarians, from the 2014 Lok Sabha polls have managed to retain their seats this general election. Kiren Rijiju, Jual Oram, Raja Mohan Singh, Nitin Gadkari and Babul Supriyo are among over …
    • BJP improves showing in Odisha LS polls, wins 5 seats 24 May 2019 13:20 Image Source : PTI Representational Image The BJP has improved its Lok Sabha performance in Odisha by winning five seats and remaining ahead in two out of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. This is a great shift from 2014 when the saffron party …
    • BJP's vote share surges to 38.4 per cent in Odisha; 21.9 per cent up as against 2014 24 May 2019 13:20 Image Source : PTI BJP vote share in Odisha increases by almost 73%   The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vote share in Odisha in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections increased by almost 73 per cent with the party set to increase its tally to eight seats from …
    • BJD’s move to field women candidates in LS pays off 24 May 2019 12:18 Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s historic move to reserve 33 per cent seats for women in the Lok Sabha has brought rich dividends for the party. Out of the 21 Lok Sabha seats, the BJD had …
    • Odisha: Its Naveen for fifth consecutive time 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik is on his way to form government in Odisha for fifth consecutive time, trends of counting for the Assembly polls suggest. While BJD is leading in 113 seats, the BJP which is …
    • Women power in full display as results come in 24 May 2019 09:57 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Women candidates will grab a major slice of the pie in the elections held to Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats.  As many as five women candidates from BJD and two of BJP are leading over their opponents in their respective Lok …
    • BJP vote share in Odisha increases by almost 73% 24 May 2019 09:31 New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) vote share in Odisha in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections increased by almost 73 per cent with the party set to increase its tally to eight seats from the two it won in 2014. On Friday, the party …
    • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
    • BJP set to improve its performance in Odisha 23 May 2019 20:33 Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to improve its Lok Sabha performance by penetrating into the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) bastion in Odisha. The BJP appeared to achieve major gains in the Lok Sabha polls with its candidates …
    • Naveen Patnaik leads Biju Janata Dal back to power in Odisha 23 May 2019 19:16 BHUBANESWAR: One of India’s most successful chief ministers, Naveen Patnaik, has led the Biju Janata Dal back to power in Odisha for a fifth consecutive term, defying anti-incumbency and bucking the “Modi wave” once again. Odisha, which is never known to …
    • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
    • BJD takes huge lead in Assembly, Lok Sabha 23 May 2019 16:40 Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal in Odisha has taken a massive lead in Assembly constituencies while it is dominating in Lok Sabha seats from the state. Out of 146 Assembly seats, the BJD was leading in 115 while BJP in 21 and Congress in 8. Others …
    • Live: Modi dedicates victory to people of the country 23 May 2019 16:10 Modi, Sonia win with strong margins, while Rahul Gandhi loses Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 7:50pm …
    • India elections 2019 live: Rahul Gandhi... 23 May 2019 12:38 Modi extends lead to over 4,36,000 votes in Varanasi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 4.21pm Rahul Gandhi …
    • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
    • India elections 2019 results live: BJP leads in 300 seats 23 May 2019 10:48 Rahul Gandhi trailing by over 15,000 votes against Smriti Irani in Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 2: …
    • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 300 seats,... 23 May 2019 09:23 Coalition led by PM Modi's alliance expected to win second term. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 349 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 1:15pm …
    • The formula that worked for Naveen Patnaik in Odisha 23 May 2019 08:49 Pramila Bisoi, the 70-year-old village leader of self-groups, who dropped out of school after class two, who speaks Berhampuri dialect of Odia, is headed to Parliament. Naveen’s mascot for the strong women vote bank of member of seven lakh self-help groups …
    • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
    • Odisha sweats in heat, humidity 20 May 2019 06:38 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Intense heat continued to make life miserable for residents of the State Capital which recorded 39.7 degree Celsius and 71 per cent humidity on Sunday. The neighbouring Cuttack also sizzled at 39.4 degree C and 68 per …
    • Cyclone Fani: Adequate steps taken to avoid outbreak of any epidemic in state, assures Odisha government 18 May 2019 12:27 Image Source : AP Cyclone Fani aftermath, outbreak of epidemic in Odisha Adequate steps have been taken to avoid the outbreak of any epidemic in the aftermath of cyclone 'Fani', the Odisha government claimed on Friday. According to an official …
    • Measures in place to face Fani in rural Odisha 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service Administrations of districts that are on alert for cyclone Fani have put all measures in place to meet any exigency. Revenue Divisional Commissioner, Central Range, Anil Kumar Samal, who has been deployed in Jajpur to supervise …
    • EVMs shifted to safety, says Odisha Chief Electoral Officer ahead of cyclone 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) of Mohana and Parlakhemundi Assembly constituencies for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections have been shifted from MR Boys High School to the new EVM godown at the collectorate of …
    • Cyclone Fani: IMD issues 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast 01 May 2019 14:54 Image The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a "yellow warning" for Odisha coast. It has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at places such as Sambalpur, Boudh, Kalahandi, Deogarh and Sundargarh. “Cyclonic storm Fani is very …
    • Odisha: EC withdraws Model Code of Conduct from 11 districts for relief work during cyclone "Fani" 01 May 2019 06:27 [India], May 1 (ANI): In view of cyclone "Fani", the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday approved a proposal for lifting the provisions of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in the eleven coastal districts of Odisha to facilitate speedy …
    • Cyclone Fani: 'Yellow warning' issued to Odisha 01 May 2019 04:53 Odisha: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh."Heavy to very …
    • Cyclone Fani: IMD issues 'yellow warning' for Odisha 01 May 2019 04:38 Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh. "Heavy to …
    • Cyclone Fani: IMD issues 'yellow warning' in Odisha 30 Apr 2019 23:41 [India], May 1 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a 'yellow warning' for Odisha coast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places such as Boudh, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Sundargarh." …
    • Bus service hit between Odisha and Jharkhand due to LS polls 29 Apr 2019 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Passengers are facing a tough time as several buses between Odisha and Jharkhand have stopped plying due to elections in the neighbouring State. Voting will be held in Jharkhand on April 29, May 6, 12 and 19. Of the 10 …
    • KMC earns mining revenue of Rs 1,699 cr 25 Apr 2019 04:55 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Koida Mining Circle (KMC) in Sundargarh district scripted history by earning a revenue to the tune of Rs 1,699 crore.The final figure for 2018-19 may slightly increase with revenue from minor minerals yet to be calculated. …
    • Odisha records 61% polling in third phase 23 Apr 2019 13:43 Bhubaneshwar, April 23 (IANS) Odisha recorded 61 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm in the third phase of polling on Tuesday, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar. He said the polling percentage would increase as voting was still on at several …
    • Voting begins for third phase LS polls in Odisha 23 Apr 2019 03:14 Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) The third phase elections for the six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly constituencies in Odisha commenced on Tuesday. Voting began at 7 a.m. and it will continue till 6 p.m.. In the Maoists affected areas, polling will end at 4 p.m., …
    • Odisha records 72% polling in second phase 19 Apr 2019 13:19 Bhubaneswar, April 19 (IANS) The just concluded second phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Odisha recorded a 72 per cent voter turnout, an official said on Friday. Elections were held on Thursday for the Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal and Aska …
    • Indian elections: Millions... 19 Apr 2019 03:24 The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections started on April 11 and would conclude on May 19. Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise …
    • Brisk voting marks Ph-II; Bengal, UP see 2014-like turnouts 19 Apr 2019 01:59 NEW DELHI: Voter enthusiasm appeared slightly lower according to initial estimates in the second phase of the general election at around 66%, compared with 69.6% in 2014. But Election Commission officials said the numbers could go up after the final …
    • 64% polling recorded in second phase in Odisha 18 Apr 2019 15:28 Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The second phase of polling in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly constituencies in Odisha recorded 64 per cent voter turnout on Thursday, said state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar. “Voting by nearly 64 per cent of …
    • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
    • Indian elections: Millions cast their votes in... 18 Apr 2019 12:24 The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections started on April 11 and would conclude on May 19. Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise …
    • Indian elections: Millions cast their votes in phase 2 18 Apr 2019 12:13 The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections started on April 11 and would conclude on May 19. Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise …
    • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 95 Seats Vote Today, All Of Tamil Nadu, Half Of Karnataka - 5-Point Guide 18 Apr 2019 07:10 State Voting Constituencies Tamil Nadu 38/39 Arakkonam, Arani, Chennai Central, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, …
    • LIVE | LS polls 2: Hope Centre gives J&K an elected govt which is its right: Omar 18 Apr 2019 07:04 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
    • LIVE | LS polls 2: 'I developed Mathura, BSP-SP busy fighting,' says Hema 18 Apr 2019 05:55 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
    • LIVE | LS polls 2: Dynasty, regional politics never hindered country: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 04:50 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
    • 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, …
    • LIVE | LS polls, Phase 2: 'BJP has taken over AIADMK,' says Kanimozhi 18 Apr 2019 04:08 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
    • Lok Sabha 2019: Phase II voting today 18 Apr 2019 03:45 Polling for 35 legislative assembly seats in Odisha to be held simultaneously Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, April 17: The second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held today with a total of 95 parliamentary constituencies spread across 11 states and …
    • Phase II polling for LS, Assembly begins in Odisha 18 Apr 2019 03:39 Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The second phase of elections commenced in Odisha for five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats on Thursday. Voting has commenced from 7 a.m. and it will continue till 6 p.m. in the state. In the Maoists-affected areas, the poll …
    • A look at what is crucial for the opposition in phase-2 of polls 18 Apr 2019 03:04 The second phase of the general elections will be held across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies today. ET takes a look at the phase, which is crucial for the Opposition. BJP won 27 of these 95 seats in 2014; total number of candidates in fray: 1611. 38 of 39 …
    • LIVE | Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2: EVM glitches reported at booths in WB, Assam 18 Apr 2019 02:47 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
    • Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2 LIVE: Big fight in Karnataka as 95 seats go to polls today 18 Apr 2019 02:07 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
    • Odisha: Maoists kill polling official, torch vehicles ahead of 2nd phase of LS polls 18 Apr 2019 01:38 [India], Apr 18 (ANI): A polling official was shot dead by Maoists on Wednesday near Barla village under Gochhapada police station limits in Maoist-affected Kandhamal district ahead of the second phase of ongoing polls in the state. The deceased polling …
    • 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, …
    • Stage set for second phase polls in Odisha 17 Apr 2019 07:51 Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) The stage is set for the second phase of polling for five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats in Odisha on Thursday. A total of 76.93 lakh voters are eligible to cast their franchise for Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal and …
    • Phase-II Lok Sabha polls 17 Apr 2019 06:47 NEW DELHI: As 95 Lok Sabha constituencies go to the polls in the second phase of elections tomorrow, AIADMK has the maximum number of 35 seats to defend, followed by the BJP, which has 26 at stake. In the second phase, which will cover 13 states, Congress …
    • Phase 2 to decide fate of  bigwigs, including Naveen Patnaik 17 Apr 2019 06:44 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The fate of several heavyweight leaders including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will be decided in the second phase polls scheduled on April 18, campaigning for which came to an end on Tuesday. Bargarh, Sundargarh, …
    • Phase-II: AIADMK to defend maximum of 35 seats, BJP 26 17 Apr 2019 05:01 New Delhi: As 95 Lok Sabha constituencies go to the polls in the second phase of elections tomorrow, AIADMK has the maximum number of 35 seats to defend, followed by the BJP, which has 26 at stake. In the second phase, which will cover 13 states, Congress …
    • (For Early Wednesday release) Phase-II: AIADMK to defend maximum of 36 seats, BJP 26 16 Apr 2019 17:23 New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) As 97 Lok Sabha constituencies go to the polls in the second phase of elections tomorrow, AIADMK has the maximum number of 36 seats to defend, followed by the BJP, which has 26 at stake. In the second phase, which will cover 13 …
    • 84 candidates declare criminal cases in Odisha: ADR 16 Apr 2019 10:51 Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) As Odisha gears up for the second phase of the Assembly elections scheduled for Thursday, 84 candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves, including 68 with serious criminal cases, according to Odisha Election …
    • Phase 2: All you want to know about the 97 seats 16 Apr 2019 06:54 In the second phase of the Lok Sabha election on April 18, 97 seats, spread across 13 states and one Union Territory, will go to the polls. Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com tells us more. IMAGE: A CRPF personnel carries an elderly woman to a polling station in …
    • For prosperity, Yogi urges voters to elect Modi 16 Apr 2019 05:25 By Express News Service ROURKELA/PHULBANI/ANGUL: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said his Odisha counterpart and BJD supremo  Naveen Patnaik has moved to a new Assembly segment fearing defeat from his traditional seat.  …
    • Jual Oram appeals Dilip Ray to return to BJP 14 Apr 2019 06:45 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Union Tribal Affairs Minister and BJP candidate for Sundargarh Parliamentary constituency Jual Oram on Saturday appealed senior leader Dilip Ray to return to the party since issues raised by him have been addressed.  …
    • Campaign for 2nd phase gains momentum in Odisha 13 Apr 2019 12:19 Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) After voting in the first phase of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the campaigning for the second phase has gained momentum in Odisha with political parties holding rallies and road shows. Aska, Bargarh, Bolangir, …
    • Security forces put on alert after Maoist violence 13 Apr 2019 04:37 By Express News Service ROURKELA: With Maoists calling for poll boycott and resorting to violence in West Singhbhum district of adjacent Jharkhand, security measures have been stepped up in areas along Odisha-Jharkhand border in Sundargarh district. As per …
    • BJD, Congress locked in a close fight on this Odisha assembly seat 11 Apr 2019 05:42 Express News Service ROURKELA: Sitting MLA and BJD candidate from Rajgangpur Assembly segment Mangala Kisan is not only facing anti-incumbency but also a tough challenge by Congress’ C S Rajan Ekka. Initially, Congress seemed to be in an advantageous …
    • No one can close KALIA as long as I am alive, says CM Naveen Patnaik 11 Apr 2019 05:42 Express News Service ROURKELA: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday came down heavily on the BJP for trying to set hurdles in the way of KALIA scheme and warned that he would not allow the party to succeed at any cost. Holding a …
    • Congress has no guts to enter Pakistan, kill terrorists, says PM Modi 07 Apr 2019 04:58 Balod (Chhattisgarh)/ Sundargarh (Odisha): Five days before the first phase of voting for Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sought a big mandate for the BJP and launched a multi-pronged attack on the Congress, targeting it for …
    • PM vows strong govt, slams Cong’s poverty politics 06 Apr 2019 21:33 He said while the “chowkidar” showed guts to hit terrorist safe havens inside Pak, the Grand Old Party wants to dilute the powers of the armed forces. Balod (Chhattisgarh)/ Sundargarh (Odisha): Five days before the first phase of voting for Lok Sabha …
    • BJD lacks 'Sahi Niti & Sahi Niyat,' says Prime Minister Narendra Modi 06 Apr 2019 13:08 SUNDARGARH/SONEPUR: Accusing the BJD government of neglecting western Odisha and lacking intent and policies for development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday claimed there is a wave for BJP which has gained confidence of the people. Addressing …
    • Cong plans to dilute armed forces powers: Modi 06 Apr 2019 13:07 SUNDARGARH/SONEPUR (ODISHA): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that past governments did not have the courage to cross the border and kill terrorists, and hit out at Congress saying while the "chowkidar" showed guts to hit terrorist …
    • 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 …