• NBCC India Ltd receives LoA from IIM Sambalpur 09 Sep 2019 12:43 NBCC (India) Limited has received a Letter of Award (LoA) of work from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur to provide Project Management Consultancy for the development of permanent campus (Phase-1 works). The estimated project cost is Rs. 421 …
  • 115 thatched houses damaged in heavy rains in Sambalpur 09 Sep 2019 07:31 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: As many as 115 thatched houses were damaged due to heavy rains in the last 24 hours in the district. Official sources said 90 thatched houses were partially damaged and 12 fully damaged in Sambalpur Municipal Corporation …
  • Criminal caught after encounter in Sambalpur 03 Sep 2019 01:30 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Police on Monday nabbed a notorious criminal following an encounter near the city railway station here. The criminal Mosim Akhtar has sustained bullet injury on his right leg while an assistant sub-inspector Md Jahangir …
  • Berhampur-Sambalpur railway line work in Odisha put on track 25 Aug 2019 03:21 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR:  The much-awaited Berhampur-Sambalpur railway line is likely to see the light of the day as the Railway Board has given green signal for its Preliminary Engineering-cum-Traffic Survey (PETS) recently. Odisha Rail …
  • Engineering students ragged by seniors in Odisha's Sambalpur; probe ordered 23 Aug 2019 09:33 After videos went viral, Skill Development and Technical Education Minister Premananda Nayak took cognizance of matter and ordered probe. Sambalpur: First-year engineering students of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) at Burla in Odisha…
  • No ultrasound operator in Sambalpur District Headquarters Hospital 04 Aug 2019 02:15 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Patients in the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in  Sambalpur are being forced to depend on private clinics for ultrasound test as the facility in the DHH is not being used for the last one week. There are no staff …
  • Jayashree murder: Sambalpur Court allows DNA profiling  01 Aug 2019 04:03 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  The Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate court on Wednesday granted permission for DNA profiling of remains of Jayashree Mishra of Nandapada, who was murdered eight years back. Police had recovered exhumed remains of the …
  • Check dams on nullahs to tide over water crisis of Sambalpur farmers 29 Jul 2019 04:08 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The district administration has decided to construct check dams on nullahs to tide over water crisis faced by farmers during Kharif season due to erratic rainfall. In the first phase, dams will be set up on nullahs …
  • Odisha's Sambalpur University signs MoU with AHRCC 20 Jul 2019 01:39 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Sambalpur University has signed an MoU with Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre to introduce an internship programme for students pursuing the newly introduced Medical Physics course (MSc). The MoU was signed between …
  • No check on open defecation in Sambalpur city 07 Jul 2019 05:20 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Over 17,000 households in Sambalpur city do not have a toilet even as the district has achieved 100 per cent toilet coverage and bagged Open Defecation Free (ODF) tag under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural). While the …
  • Rains lay bare Sambalpur Municipal Corporation’s monsoon preparedness in Odisha 04 Jul 2019 05:06 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The first rain of monsoon on Monday provided some relief from the sweltering heat. It also exposed the shortcomings of the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) and its capability to prevent water-logging in the city. …
  • Of 98 students, 50 are girls in IIM-Sambalpur’s 2019 batch 02 Jul 2019 09:12 IIM-Sambalpur students at their convocation. (Photo credit: official website) More than 50 per cent of the students who took admission in the Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIM-S) this academic session are girls, an official said. Of the 98 …
  • Seed worry for farmers in Odisha's Sambalpur 29 Jun 2019 04:04 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: With kharif cultivation setting off, the agriculture department is grappling with a situation of distrust among farmers over its facilitation services. Expressing open discontent over poor quality of paddy seeds supplied …
  • Sambalpur varsity discontinues three MPhil courses 11 Jun 2019 07:06 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Sambalpur University has discontinued M Phil courses in Hindi, Performing Arts and Social Work due to a shortage of teaching staff.  As per UGC regulations 2009, three MPhil students can be guided by a professor, two by …
  • Internal bickering in BJD led to Raseswari Panigrahi's defeat in Sambalpur 27 May 2019 08:12 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Intra-party squabble in the ruling BJD has led to defeat of first woman legislator from Sambalpur Assembly constituency Raseswari Panigrahi. Raseswari was defeated by veteran BJP leader and former Minister Jayanarayan …
  • Sambalpur fails to achieve soil sample analysis target 22 May 2019 05:58 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Sambalpur district has failed to achieve the target for soil sample analysis during the last two  years for distribution of soil health card to farmers under Soil Health Card Scheme Cycle II. This is due to mandatory …
  • Sambalpur soil testing lab to be upgraded 20 May 2019 06:38 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: THE Soil Testing Laboratory, Sambalpur, will be upgraded as a referral laboratory.  Informing this, Soil Chemist, Sambalpur, Babaji Charan Sethy said Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometer (MPAES), a sophisticated …
  • ‘Mango Bazaar’ to check distress sale in Sambalpur 11 May 2019 06:29 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: In order to provide marketing linkage for locally grown king of fruits, the district administration has decided to set up a ‘Mango Bazaar’ for mango growers. The market will open on May 25 and continue till June 15.  In a …
  • Direct fight between BJD and BJP on cards in Sambalpur segment 22 Apr 2019 05:56 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: With Congress fielding a relatively weak candidate for the coveted Sambalpur Assembly segment, a direct fight is on cards between sitting BJD MLA Raseswari Panigrahi and former Minister Jayanarayan Mishra of BJP. Raseswari, …
  • Last-ditch efforts to woo voters in Sambalpur 21 Apr 2019 06:53 Express News Service SAMBALPUR: With few hours left for campaigning to end, last-ditch efforts by the candidates are on to woo voters in Sambalpur Parliamentary constituency. While BJP and BJD have been aggressive in their campaign since the beginning, …
  • TNIE campaign reaches old localities of Sambalpur 19 Apr 2019 06:23 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Voters’ Awareness Campaign by The New Indian Express (TNIE) reached the old localities of Sambalpur town on Thursday. The campaign van moved through Kunjelpada, Jhaduapara, Nandapara and Dalaipara localities. It …
  • TNIE election campaign van flagged off in Sambalpur 16 Apr 2019 05:25 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Aimed at achieving 100 percent voter turnout, a campaign van of The New Indian Express (TNIE) was flagged off here on Monday.  The initiative has been undertaken by TNIE under Systematic Voters Education and Electoral …
  • Karnataka: Railways to run Sambalpur-Banasawdi special train till June end 30 Mar 2019 09:58
  • Stray dogs rule the roads in Sambalpur 30 Mar 2019 05:49 Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Five months back, panic gripped Stationpara area here after a stray bog bit a seven-year-old boy, Chotu Deep, while he was playing. Chotu fell on the ground leading to head injury. After treatment at SCB Medical College and …
  • Odisha’s second drug testing lab to come up at Sambalpur 04 Feb 2019 06:29 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The State’s second drug testing laboratory will come up at Sambalpur soon.  Proposing to set up two testing laboratories at Sambalpur and Berhampur, the State Government had sought land for the purpose in March, 2017. …
  • Odisha's Sambalpur battles traffic blues 20 Jan 2019 01:46 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Delay in construction of the longest flyover in Sambalpur has spawned a host of traffic woes. With the number of vehicles hitting the road skyrocketing every year, the city is now battling massive traffic congestion with …
  • District administration gives Sambalpur Lok Mahotsav fest a miss 03 Jan 2019 06:50 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Uncertainty looms over Sambalpur Lok Mahotsav this year due to the ongoing lawyers agitation over Orissa High Court bench demand. It is during this time of the year that the three-day event, considered the first folk …
  • Ailing elephant tranquillised for treatment in Sambalpur 24 Dec 2018 03:58 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: An ailing male elephant was tranquillised by Forest department officials with the help of a team from Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar for treatment of injuries on Sunday. The pachyderm …
  • Sambalpur civic body to install reverse vending machines 23 Dec 2018 13:45 (Representational image) Recyclable plastic bottles in VietnamReuters/Nguyen Huy Kham The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) is planning to install Reverse Vending Machines (RVM) in the west Odisha city to deal with plastic waste and disuade people …
  • Junior doctors from VIMSAR in Sambalpur seek permission for ‘maggot therapy’ 05 Dec 2018 06:21 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR : As a mark of protest against the State Government’s indifference towards their demand, the agitating junior doctors of VIMSAR have resorted to a novel approach. The members of Junior Doctor’s Association (JDA) on Tuesday …
  • Sambalpur University +3 second year results 2018 declared at suniv.ac.in 13 Nov 2018 07:40 By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 13, 2018 10:30:41 am Sambalpur University +3 results: The result is also available at indiaresults.com Sambalpur University +3 results: The results of the +3 second year of Sambalpur University exams 2018 …
  • Sambalpur three years ahead on plastic ban 02 Oct 2018 01:36 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Even as the State Government’s plastic ban order will come into force in six cities from Tuesday, the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) had prohibited use of polythene products more than three years ago and succeeded …
  • Odisha govt, Centre spar over the issue of land allotment to IIM-Sambalpur 24 Sep 2018 20:33 The Centre and the Odisha government are at loggerheads over the issue of land allotment to premier B-school Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIM-S). With both the Centre and the state stubborn on their demand regarding taking ownership of the …
  • Work on Sambalpur subway in Odisha yet to be completed 20 Sep 2018 02:03 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Even though the State Government had set a target to complete the work on Limited Height Subway (LHS) to connect Sakhipada with Jagannath Colony in the city by June last year, it is yet to be completed. Sambalpur …
  • 11 gone already, more students may leave IIM-Sambalpur over lack of hostels 10 Sep 2018 14:14 Efforts by IIM Sambalpur to curb the exit of students from its campus seem to have come a cropper, with 15 students still languishing in the dormitories of Sambalpur University. Many of them are likely to leave the campus, following the example of 11 who …
  • Students leaving IIM Sambalpur due to shortage of hostel rooms 10 Sep 2018 11:53 By: PTI | Sambalpur | Updated: September 10, 2018 4:15:35 pm There were 111 students when the classes started but now the number of students has decreased to 99 as the institute was not able to provide hostel rooms to some students, IIM(S) director Mahadeo …
  • Rs 401.94 cr for IIM Sambalpur's permanent campus 06 Sep 2018 03:39 BHUBANESWAR: The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Rs 401.94 crore for the establishment and operationalization of permanent campus of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur. The cabinet also approved fund for …
  • Rs 401.9 crore for IIM-Sambalpur permanent campus 05 Sep 2018 23:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:THE Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved establishment of permanent campus of Indian Institute of Management-Sambalpur (IIM-Sambalpur). An amount of `401.94 crore has been …
  • Odisha: Woman kidnapped and raped for ten days in Sambalpur 09 Aug 2018 13:33 Odisha: Woman kidnapped and raped for ten days in Sambalpur A 22-year-old woman has been allegedly abducted and raped for about ten days by a man in Kuchinda area of Odisha's Sambalpur district, police said. Somya Ranjan Dharua (28) was allegedly …
  • 22-yr-old woman abducted, raped for 10 days at gunpoint Odisha's Sambalpur 09 Aug 2018 13:13 Parents of victim did not complain to police out of fear, the rape survivor managed to escape from the clutches of the accused on July 30. Sambalpur (Odisha): A 22-year-old woman has been allegedly abducted and raped for about ten days by a man in Kuchinda …
  • Sambalpur Railway division sets subway record 07 Jul 2018 02:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Sambalpur division of East Coast Railway has set a milestone in the history of Indian Railways by setting up six limited height subways at one go. The limited height subways were fixed in place of all unmanned level …
  • Sital Sasthi Yatra fervour grips Sambalpur 14 Jun 2018 01:58 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Festive mood is picking up in the city for the three-day Sital Sasthi Yatra scheduled to begin from June 17 with Nandapada committee performing ‘Patra Pendi’ rituals of Balunkeswar Baba on Wednesday night.   The Sital …
  • Odisha: Pradhan dines at Dalit's home in Sambalpur 10 Jun 2018 17:36 [India], Jun 10 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan ate food at a Dalit's house in Sambalpur's Kharsanmal village on Sunday. This came after a family member of the Dalit family named Dileep Kusum invited the union …
  • Gang-rape victim cremated in Sambalpur of Odisha 25 May 2018 00:18 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The body of 15-year-old gang-rape victim of Sason under Sason police limits in the district was cremated on Thursday, a day after she allegedly committed suicide by hanging.Police handed over the body to her family …
  • 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 …
  • Wanted Maoist Mangal Singh Munda surrenders 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service ROURKELA:  A hardcore Maoist Mangal Singh Munda surrendered before Rourkela SP K Siva Subramani and Sambalpur SP KV Singh here on Saturday. Munda was carrying a reward of `4 lakh on his head. Subramani said earlier in the week, …
  • Odisha woman gets widowed daughter-in-law remarried 14 Sep 2019 12:01 Bhubaneswar Sep 14 (IANS) An elderly woman in Odisha’s Angul district has set a rare example by solemnising the marriage of her 20-year-old daughter-in-law, months after the death of her son. Pratima Behera, a former Sarpanch of Gobara panchayat in Talcher …
  • Inspired by Super 30, this tea-seller turned teacher helps underprivileged crack NEET 12 Sep 2019 10:22 Ajay Bahadur Singh along with his students. Image source: facebook.com/absingh.adyant A noble initiative in Odisha akin to famed Super 30 experiment of the mathematician Anand Kumar, is giving wings towards of humble vegetable sellers, fishermen and …
  • Inspired By Super 30, Odisha Tea-Seller Helps Poor Students Crack NEET 12 Sep 2019 05:40 Ajay Bahadur Singh started Zindagi program to help students from economically poor families crack NEET Bhubaneswar: A noble initiative in Odisha akin to famed Super 30 experiment of the mathematician Anand Kumar, is giving wings to wards of humble …
  • Analyst Calls: JSPL, Ashok Leyland, Glenmark Pharma,Dilip Buildcon 12 Sep 2019 02:31 Good morning! The domestic stock market on Thursday showed early signs of a possible breakout from its consolidation range. And Nifty futures on Singapore traded 40 points higher this morning, signalling a good start for Dalal Street. As you head for the …
  • Naveen Jindal seeks raw material security for Odisha steel plants 09 Sep 2019 13:27 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Chairman Naveen Jindal on Saturday sought steps to provide raw material security and to reserve iron ore mines for companies which have set up steel plants in Odisha. In a meeting with top state government officials …
  • Jindal seeks raw material security for Odisha steel plants 07 Sep 2019 17:12 Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Chairman Naveen Jindal on Saturday requested the Odisha government to ensure raw material security for steel plants in the state. Jindal also requested reserving iron ore mines for companies which …
  • Plea challenging death penalty in POSCO case admitted in Orissa High Court 07 Sep 2019 06:06 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Orissa High Court on Friday fixed September 18 for start of hearing on the death sentence awarded to the accused in Kangula rape and murder case. The death penalty has been referred to the High Court for confirmation. …
  • Orissa High Court to take up Kangula death penalty case 05 Sep 2019 01:05 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Orissa High Court will take up the case of the death penalty awarded in the Kangula minor girl rape and murder case on Thursday. A 12-year-old girl was brutally killed after being raped at Kangula village in Angul district …
  • August shower brings down deficit to 1.2 per cent in Odisha 01 Sep 2019 06:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Heavy showers in most of the districts in August have brought down the State’s rain deficit to just 1.2 per cent. The State received 24.5 per cent surplus rainfall in August with an average of 443.3 mm against the …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • Second capital punishment under POCSO Act in Odisha 29 Aug 2019 04:36 By Express News Service  BARIPADA: The First Additional District and Sessions Judge-cum-Presiding Officer of Children’s Court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a 25-year-old man for rape and murder of a minor tribal girl at Garudabasa village in …
  • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
  • Low pressure to trigger more rain across Odisha 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as rain pounded several parts of the State on Friday with Bhubaneswar recording 16.3 mm rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for more showers in the next 24 hours.  On the day Puri …
  • GAIL to invest Rs 45,000 cr in expansion of gas pipelines 20 Aug 2019 10:47 GAIL currently operates 11,000-km of pipeline network and markets two-thirds of all natural gas sold in the country. New Delhi: State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd will invest over Rs 45,000 crore over the next five years to expand the National Gas Grid …
  • Five investment proposals worth Rs. 2,04,069 crore receive Government of Odisha's nod 19 Aug 2019 14:19 With the 5T initiative devised by the Odisha Govt., where transformation goals will be achieved through teamwork, transparency and technology enablers in a time-bound manner, industrialisation is at its peak. This strategy has already started yielding …
  • Fraud on marriage portal lands Odisha man in jail 19 Aug 2019 07:34 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Call it obsession or machinations of a criminal mind, a man’s persistent efforts to marry a lady doctor by using false identities on matrimonial sites landed him behind the bars. Since such websites provide very little …
  • Angul minor rape case: Chargesheet filed in one month 19 Aug 2019 06:25 By Express News Service ANGUL: In order to ensure speedy trial, Angul police on Saturday filed chargesheet against a 59-year-old man accused of raping a minor girl in the town last month in less than one month. The chargesheet was presented in the special …
  • Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster 17 Aug 2019 20:17 Express News Service On Wednesday last, Shiba Patra, a native of Ganjam's Buguda was bitten by a venomous snake. Instead of rushing him to a hospital, his family members took him to nearby Baladevjew Temple for a special ritual. The temple priests …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 16 Aug 2019 10:41 Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Odisha iron ore mine auctions unlikely to see aggressive bids 15 Aug 2019 18:50 MUMBAI: Upcoming iron ore mine auctions in Odisha might see muted participation from steel makers worried about high bid expectations, company executives said. The state will auction eight mines with total reserves of 573 million tonnes (mt) later this …
  • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi 14 Aug 2019 19:47 Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
  • JSPL reports Q1 FY20 results 14 Aug 2019 16:24 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has announced the financial results for the period ended June 30, 2019. JSPL Standalone 1QFY20 Performance (YoY): - Turnover : Rs. 7,085 Cr; - EBITDA: Rs. 1,608 Cr; - EBITDA Margin: 23% - Steel and related products …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Beleaguered steel firms see ground for 35% cut in iron ore prices 14 Aug 2019 14:10 Domestic steel makers see scope for a downward revision in iron ore prices by 30-35 per cent. International prices of benchmark 62 Fe fines falling 23 per cent over the past couple of weeks and finished steel product prices tumbling by 10-25 per cent …
  • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert 14 Aug 2019 12:26 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
  • Ignou to enhance skills of Odisha health workers 09 Aug 2019 06:00 BHUBANESWAR: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer six-month course to accredited social health activist (ASHA) workers of 10 districts in the state to enhance their knowledge about food, nutrition and guidance. National Health …
  • Nalco fire mishap: Second injured succumbs 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service ANGUL: The second worker injured in Nalco fire mishap, Rajanikanta Parida, died on Thursday triggering protests by BJP demanding adequate compensation and job to a kin of the deceased. Parida of Benthpur village, an apprentice …
  • Odisha mourns demise of ‘people’s minister’ 08 Aug 2019 03:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s untimely death sparked a wave of shock and grief in the State, Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal condoled her demise and conveyed sympathy to the …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
  • Political unrest, mine mishap bring Talcher Coalfields to a halt 05 Aug 2019 18:11 Talcher Coalfields in Odisha is in the midst of a political quagmire which has brought its production to a halt. Asia’s largest coal mine, with a daily average production of 300,000 tonnes, is facing protests from local people and political parties over a …
  • Tata Steel takes scrap route to scale up long products business 05 Aug 2019 16:46 With limited scope for organic expansion of long products capacity, Tata Steel, the country’s oldest producer of the alloy, will be setting up multiple recycling units in the West, South and North to grow in the segment. “We will be using the distributor- …
  • POCSO verdict a morale booster for Odisha police: DGP 03 Aug 2019 03:02 By Express News Service ANGUL:  Expressing concern over low conviction rate in rape cases concerning minors, Director General of Police Dr RP Sharma urged officials concerned to make individual efforts to speed up investigation as well as prosecution.The …
  • BJP withdraws stir, villagers stall work at Talcher coalfield 01 Aug 2019 04:03 By Express News Service TALCHER: Barely a few hours after work at Talcher coalfield resumed on Wednesday with BJP calling off the seven-day-long strike, production in all the mines was again brought to a halt, this time by locals.  The protestors were …
  • Coal shortage forces shut down of major power units in Odisha 31 Jul 2019 02:58 Express News Service ANGUL: As the BJP sponsored-Talcher coalfield bandh the entered the sixth day on Tuesday, the power utilities have hit the SOS button. It is feared that if the strike is not called off in a day or two, many utilities will be forced to …
  • Protests by BJP workers halt production in few Coal India mines 30 Jul 2019 12:22 New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Protests by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers at Coal India Ltd’s mines in Odisha have halted production at the Talcher coalfields. The protests came after a deadly landslide last week where four workers were trapped in a mine. …
  • Man awarded death penalty for rape, murder of minor girl in Odisha 29 Jul 2019 11:04 Image Source : PTI Man awarded death penalty for rape, murder of minor girl in Odisha. A POCSO court in Angul on Friday awarded death penalty to a 20-year-old man for rape and murder of a minor girl. The verdict by Justice Angul Suresh Chandra Pradhan came …
  • Protests over worker deaths paralyze production at some Coal India mines 29 Jul 2019 07:53 BHUBANESWAR (Reuters) - Members of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have mounted protests that have paralyzed production at one of India’s biggest coalfields following a deadly accident last week. The BJP workers have been …
  • Three units of NTPC Kaniha power plant shut down 29 Jul 2019 04:08 By Express News Service TALCHER: The agitation at Talcher Coalfield has plunged the 3,000 MW NTPC Kaniha power plant into a grave crisis as three of its 500 MW units have been shut down due to the shortage of coal. Power supply to the consuming States has …
  • Rains to continue till August first week in Odisha 28 Jul 2019 04:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Farmers of the state who have been waiting for rains to revive their crops and kick start agriculture activities, now have a ray of hope. The much-awaited rainfall activity will remain above normal across Odisha till …
  • Twenty-two-year-old gets first death sentence for POCSO offence in Odisha 27 Jul 2019 23:06 However, the death sentence will be given effect after confirmation by the High Court. A special court in Odisha on Friday handed down the death sentence to a 22-year-old man for raping and murdering a minor girl – the first such instance in the state …
  • Man gets death sentence for rape, murder of minor in Odisha 26 Jul 2019 15:50 Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) A local court in Odisha on Friday awarded the death sentence to a person for the rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl in Angul district on January 20 this year. The Angul Additional District and Session Judge Court awarded the …
  • Coal scam: Delhi court frames charges against Naveen Jindal, others 25 Jul 2019 12:00 Industrialist Naveen Jindal and four other officials of his company were put on trial by a Delhi court on Thursday for allegedly making incorrect claims before the Screening Committee on allocation of a coal block. Special judge Bharat Parashar framed …
  • One dead, three trapped as coal mine caves in Odisha's Angul district 25 Jul 2019 06:43 By Express News Service TALCHER (ODISHA): At least one miner was killed and three others were trapped following a strata collapse at an open cast coal mine at Bharatpur in Angul district. Sources said the incident took place at Bharatpur open cast project …
  • 1 killed, 3 feared dead in landslide at coal mine in Angul 24 Jul 2019 11:53 Angul: A worker was killed and three others are feared dead following a landslide at an open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd (MCL) in Bharatpur area of Odisha’s Angul district on Tuesday night. Nine injured workers were shifted to hospital after a …
  • 8-year-old girl found unconscious in garbage dump, rape suspected 23 Jul 2019 15:20 8-year-old girl found unconscious in garbage dump, rape suspected An eight-year-old girl of Odisha's Angul district on Sunday was found lying unconscious in a garbage dump with injury marks on her body leading to suspicion that she could have been …
  • Police conduct drive to check illegal cattle trade in Odisha's Angul 13 Jul 2019 03:10 By Express News Service ANGUL:  In a drive against cattle smuggling, Angul police has rescued as many as 800 cattle from Bantala, Jarapara and Banarpal areas. Police also seized nine containers besides several trucks and other vehicles used in carrying the …
  • JSPL’s Angul plant posts record production of hot metal 03 Jul 2019 17:05 Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) India’s largest blast furnace belonging to Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) produced its highest ever hot metal production of 10,845 metric tonne for a single day at its Angul plant in Odisha on Tuesday. It is also reported …
  • JSPL-Angul posts record production of Hot Metal 03 Jul 2019 13:45 India's largest Blast Furnace at JSPL Angul Odisha has produced its highest ever Hot Metal production of 10845 MT for a single day on 2nd July 2019. It is also reported that this is the ever highest production produced by any of the BFs in India. The …
  • Angul residents warn of mine bandh from June 30 28 Jun 2019 03:59 By Express News Service ANGUL: Accusing Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) of doing nothing on their demand for rehabilitation, villagers of Patharmunda at Kaniha have threatened to paralyse coal mine operation from June 30. In a notice to the local …
  • JSPL restarts 1.8 mtpa sponge plant at Angul 25 Mar 2019 11:39 Steel-maker Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) on Monday said it has restarted 1.8 million tonnes per annum sponge iron plant at Angul steel complex. The DRI (sponge iron) facility is powered by the coal gasification plant that converts high-ash coal to …
  • JSPL re-starts 1.8 MTPA Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant at Angul 25 Mar 2019 11:27 Guided by its production ramp up plan and supported by the healthy demand for steel in market, Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has re-started its 1.8 MTPA Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant at the 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Complex at Angul (Odisha). …
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister lays foundation stone of Bokaro - Angul section of 'Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga' 25 Dec 2018 03:03 Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of the Bokaro - Angul section of the Jagdishpur - Haldia & Bokaro - Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL), paving the way for the supply of natural gas for households, vehicles and …
  • Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of IndianOil’s Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline project and GAIL (India) Ltd.’s the Bokaro – Angul section of the Jagdishpur – Haldia & Bokaro – Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL) 24 Dec 2018 13:02 Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of IndianOil’s Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline project and GAIL (India) Ltd.’s the Bokaro – Angul section of the Jagdishpur – Haldia & Bokaro – Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL) on December 24, 2018 …
  • Hon’ble Prime Minister to lays foundation stone of IndianOil’s Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline and GAIL’s Bokaro – Angul section of ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga’ 22 Dec 2018 14:41 Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of IndianOil’s Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline project and GAIL (India) Ltd.’s the Bokaro – Angul section of the Jagdishpur – Haldia & Bokaro – Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL) on December 24, …
  • JSPL to build 2-mt cement plant close to Angul steel unit to tap synergies 30 Oct 2018 14:31 Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) plans to set up a two-million-tonne cement plant close to its steel plant at Angul in Odisha. The project is estimated to cost about Rs 5 billion and will come up within an industrial park being promoted by the Navin Jindal- …
  • NH violence: Angul BJP chief held 29 Oct 2018 04:02 By Express News Service ANGUL: Police on Sunday arrested district BJP president Bhagirathi Pradhan from Bhubaneswar for his involvement in NH violence that took place after an elderly man was allegedly killed by tigress Sundari at Tainsi village on October …
  • Jindal Steel and Power Ltd to enhance Angul plant's capacity to 20 mtpa by 2030 26 Oct 2018 11:21 BHUBANESWAR: The Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has set a target to increase its Angul plant's capacity to 20 mtpa by 2030, a top company official said today. This was revealed by JSPL chairman Navin Jindal, who earlier in the day met Odisha steel …
  • JSPL to set up Odisha's first private industrial park at Angul 12 Sep 2018 14:16 Naveen Jindal-owned Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) will set up Odisha’s first private industrial park adjacent to its 6 million tonne steel plant at Angul. Spread over 500 acres of land, the park will mainly house steel downstream, ancillary and …
  • Angul Aluminium Park a potential area for cooperation for Russian investment: Nalco 28 Aug 2018 17:01 New Delhi, Aug 28 () National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) today said it has pitched for Angul Aluminium Park as a potential area for collaboration with Russia for technology and investment. Angul Aluminium Park is a joint venture promoted by NALCO and …
  • Nalco plans Alloy Wire Rod manufacturing facility at Angul 10 Aug 2018 12:33 National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), is planning to set up an Alloy Wire Rod manufacturing facility at its existing Smelter Plant at Angul, Odisha to cater to increasing demand for aluminium in power sector, particularly in power transmission. The …
  • JSPL's 4 steelmaking facilities at Angul plant to be inaugurated tomorrow 15 Jun 2018 10:42 JSPL today said Union Ministers Chaudhary Birender Singh and Dharmendra Pradhan will tomorrow dedicate to the nation its 3 MTPA basic oxygen furnace (BOF) at Angul steel plant in Odisha. Besides, the ministers will inaugurate a 2 MTPA DRI plant, a blast …
  • JSPL's 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant to be dedicated to the Nation at Angul on June 16th 2018 15 Jun 2018 10:17 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) would be dedicating its core steelmaking facilities at India's Most Modern 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant to the Nation on June 16th 2018. The Dedication to the Nation of 4 steelmaking marvels will be done by Shri …
  • Bandh over poor health services hits life in Angul 13 Apr 2018 01:09 ANGUL:  Normal life came to a standstill in Angul as the bandh over deteriorating health services evoked total response on Thursday. The bandh call given by Angul Zilla Janjiban Surakhya Committee was also supported by various other organisations, …
  • JSPL hopes to achieve 85% capacity utilisation at Angul plant in 3-4 months 09 Apr 2018 13:02 KOLKATA: Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) hopes to achieve a capacity utilisation level of 85% in the next three to four months at its five million tonne integrated steel plant at Angul as part of its asset sweating roadmap. The company, which commissioned a …
  • Jumbo worry on highway in Angul 23 Mar 2018 21:57 Dhenkanal: Travelling on the National Highway No. 55 between the district and Angul has become a troublesome affair as elephants are often spotted crossing the road at three points resulting in traffic snarl. Officials had earlier said the jumbos blocked …
  • Angul police nab robbers 18 Mar 2018 21:02 Angul: Police busted a gang involved in snatching and other crimes in the Talcher-Angul belt. The gang was arrested when the police raided their hideout in the city on Saturday night. There were nine people in the gang out of which six were nabbed and the …
  • Culture event a hit in Angul 20 Jan 2018 19:56 Angul: Thousands thronged the three-day Angul Zila Mahostav as the festival, which concluded on Saturday, lined up several cultural and entertainment programmes. The Zila Sanskruti Parishad organised the fest. Parishad authorities had roped in cultural …
  • Italian delegation shows interest to invest in Nalco's Angul aluminium park 20 Jan 2018 15:32 A visiting high-level delegation from Italy has evinced interest in investing at the aluminium downstream park at Angul (Odisha). The cluster spreading 240 acres, is being developed jointly by National Aluminium Company (Nalco) and state-owned Odisha …
  • Jindal Steel & Power Ltd completes 250 Tonne Basic Oxygen Furnace at Angul, Odisha 29 Dec 2017 08:34 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has successfully completed a 250 Ton Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF) marking the completion of its 6 MTPA integrated steel project at Angul, Odisha. With the completion of the new steel making facility, JSPL will utilize the …
  • Angul plant boost for Jindal Steel 26 Dec 2017 18:49 New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) on Tuesday said the completion of a three million tonnes per annum (MTPA) basic oxygen furnace at the company's Angul steel plant in Odisha had increased its production capacity to 11.6 MTPA. The …
  • Relocation plan for Angul's killer tusker 20 Dec 2017 20:11 Angul: The state forest department has decided to relocate the "rogue" tusker that has already killed three persons in the past fortnight in Khamara forest division after agitated villagers demonstrated in front of the forest office on Wednesday …
  • Pradhan lays foundation stone for Dhamra-Angul gas pipeline 17 Dec 2017 15:47 Bhubaneswar, Dec 17 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday laid the foundation stone for new Dhamra-Angul gas pipeline and Bhubaneshwar-Cuttack-Paradip natural gas spurline in Odisha. The foundation stone was laid at Haripur …
  • Minor girl raped in Angul 18 Nov 2017 21:16 Angul: A nine-year-old girl, studying in Class IV of an upper primary school within Jarapara police limit, was allegedly raped by a youth during school hours. The incident has sparked off protest from local people, who gheraoed the police station and the …
  • Job fairs for Angul youth 15 Nov 2017 19:15 Angul: The district administration will organise job fairs at Boinda and Khamar next month to provide employment opportunities to local youths. This will be the third job fair to be held in the district after 2014 and 2016. While the Khamar fair will …
  • Cool water for Angul schools 07 Nov 2017 20:30 Angul: All government schools in the district will shortly get purified and cool drinking water before the summer. The Angul district administration has recently decided this. The total estimate for the project, which is about Rs 8 crore, will be …
  • Angul gets new hospital 25 Oct 2017 21:49 Angul: A 100-bed mother and child care hospital started functioning in the city on Wednesday. Health minister Pratap Jena inaugurated the health facility on Tuesday. Only the outdoor wards started functioning, while the indoor units failed to become …
  • Murder shock in Angul: A family killed in one night 11 Oct 2017 05:59 ANGUL: In a gruesome incident, unidentified miscreants murdered three members of a family, including an eight-year-old boy, in cold blood and dumped their bodies kilometres apart sending shockwaves across the district on Tuesday. The heinous crime took …
  • JSPL sells oxygen plant assets at Raigarh, Angul units for Rs 1,121 crore 09 Oct 2017 12:05 “Under the transaction, JSPL has divested its Oxygen Plant Assets at its integrated steel plants at Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) and Angul (Odisha), and received a total consideration (inclusive of taxes) of Rs 1,121 crore. JSPL and SREI Equipment Finance Ltd …
  • JSPL divest Oxygen Plant assets at Raigarh and Angul Units 09 Oct 2017 09:17 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has consummated sale of Oxygen Plant assets at Raigarh and Angul Units at Rs. 1121 crores to SREI Equipment Finance Ltd. Under the transaction, JSPL has divested its oxygen plant assets at Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) and Angul …
  • JSPL divests oxygen plant assets at Raigarh, Angul units 09 Oct 2017 08:26 New Delhi, Oct 9:   Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has completed the sale of its oxygen plant assets to SREI Equipment Finance Ltd. A company statement said, "Under the transaction, JSPL has divested its oxygen plant assets at its integrated steel …
  • Jindal's Angul plant output doubles 27 Jul 2017 21:27 Bhubaneswar, July 27: Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) chief Naveen Jindal today said the four million tonne per annum (MTPA) integrated steel plant at Angul, which was commissioned earlier this year, had doubled its production this month compared to …
  • NGT order to find new dump yard in Angul 23 Jul 2017 22:20 Bhubaneswar, July 23: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Angul district administration to identify an alternative dumping site within 30 days. It has also asked the Angul Municipality to survey, explore and identify a suitable place that …
  • Fire breaks out at Nalco in Odisha's Angul 11 Jul 2017 13:12 ANGUL: Fire broke out at the captive power plant of the National Aluminium Company (Nalco) spreading panic here on Tuesday. Preliminary reports said, there was no loss of life or injury caused by the mishap. At about 1 pm, generator transformer of Nalco …
  • Odisha to set up Rs 180 crore aluminium park at Angul 09 Jul 2017 10:54 BHUBANESHWAR: A state-of-the-art Aluminium Park, aiming at creating 15,000 job opportunities, will soon come up at Angul in Odisha.      It will be the first project in the subcontinent with a facility to directly obtain molten aluminium from the smelter, …
  • Nalco, IDCO to set up Aluminium Park in Angul 07 Jul 2017 15:27 Nalco, in collaboration with Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation, is setting up the first of its kind Aluminium Park in Angul. (Photo:IE) Nalco, in collaboration with Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation, is setting …
  • JSPL Angul plant plate making mill bags API monogram license 01 Jul 2017 16:13 JSPL, Angul becomes the second mill in India to get the license of American Petroleum Institute (API) for all three grades (API 2W, API 2H AND API 2Y), a company release said today.(Company Website) The plate making mill of Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) at …
  • Naveen Jindal's JSPL to break even from Angul operations in October 03 Jun 2017 18:04 Naveen Jindal promoted Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) expects to break even from its Angul steel plant operations from October this year with the successful commissioning of the blast furnace that has taken the plant capacity to six million tonne per …
  • Jindal Steel & Power says minor fire broke out on Monday at co's Angul plant in Odisha 30 May 2017 11:35 5:30am EDT May 30 (Reuters) - Jindal Steel & Power Ltd :Says minor fire broke out on monday at an under construction ancillary facility at angul plant in odisha.Says fire was controlled and there was no casualties.Says the operations at our angul plant …
  • JSPL completes 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant at Angul, at an investment of Rs.33,000 crore 28 May 2017 16:43 Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), India's leading steel and power major has dedicated its 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant at Angul to the Nation. Odisha's Largest and Most-Modern Integrated Steel Plant was dedicated to the Nation by Honorable …
  • Jindal Steel & Power : JSPL completes 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant at Angul, at an investment of Rs.33,000 crore 28 May 2017 15:38 May 28, 2017 The BSE Ltd. Corporate Relationship Department, 1st Floor, New Trading Ring, Rotunda Building, P J Towers, Dalal Street, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001 # 022 - 2272 3121, 2037, 2041 [email protected] Security Code No. : 532286 The National Stock …
  • New 4 MTPA steel capacity at Angul to help JSPL turn around: Naveen Jindal 27 May 2017 15:51 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) chairman, Naveen Jindal, said the commissioning of the four million tonne per annum (MTPA) steel capacity at the company's Angul facility in Odisha today would contribute a lot in the financial turnaround of the …
  • Heat wave sweeps across Odisha, Angul sizzles at 44.7 degrees Celsius 28 Apr 2017 17:38 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:April 28, 2017 9:41 pm The number of deaths due to sun-stroke stood at three with the casualties being reported from Bargarh, Angul and Balangir districts. (Representational Image) Blistering heat swept across Odisha today …
  • Angul hottest place in Odisha at 42.7 degree Celsius 04 Apr 2017 18:30 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:April 4, 2017 10:25 pm The mercury started rising across Odisha amid signs of revival of heat wave today after a brief respite for two days, as Angul remained the hottest place in the state with 42.7 degrees Celsius. The …
  • JSPL up 6%; Edelweiss upgrades on Angul ramp-up, likely debt cut 10 Mar 2017 12:12 Moneycontrol Bureau Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL) shares rallied 6 percent to close at Rs 125.50 on Friday after Edelweiss upgraded the stock to buy from hold on ramp-up in Angul capacity and likely debt reduction. "We upgrade Jindal Steel & …
  • Jumbo steps on live wire in Angul, dies 09 Mar 2017 04:12 Bhubaneswar, March 8: The death of a female elephant near Bhadramunda village under Khamar forest range in Angul district last night has again brought the issue of jumbos falling prey to high-tension wires into focus. Sources said the elephant that was …
  • JSPL to commission Angul blast furnace by April: CEO 20 Feb 2017 14:34 Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL) will commission the blast furnace at Angul, Odisha by early April to add an additional 3.5 million tonnes capacity, its Managing Director and CEO Ravi Uppal said. Besides, the company will continue with its assets sale …
  • Fake cosmetics, shampoo, face-wash seized in Odisha's Kantabanji 16 Sep 2019 12:05 By Express News Service BALANGIR: A huge quantity of fake cosmetic products, including shampoo and face wash, was seized from several shops in Kantabanji on Saturday night.  Acting on a tip-off, a team of Kantabaji police and officials of Hindustan …
  • Biker fined Rs 22,500 for traffic rules flout in Odisha 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Days after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik relaxed implementation of the new Motor Vehicles Act in the State for three months, a motorcyclist was fined a whopping Rs 22,500 for a number of traffic violations in Balangir …
  • Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights meet over welfare migrant workers’ children 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BALANGIR : A district level consultation meeting on welfare of migrant workers’ children was held here on Friday. A draft action plan to address the plights of these children was prepared in the presence of officials of six Western …
  • Pilot Nikhil Rath shortlisted to go on ISRO's mission Gaganyaan 10 Sep 2019 05:55 By Express News Service BALANGIR:  Wing Commander Nikhil Rath of Balangir has cleared the preliminary round of selection of astronauts to undertake training for Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s first manned mission to space in 2021. All the 25 …
  • Weather-based crop insurance in eight Odisha districts 09 Sep 2019 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has decided to take up tomato and chilly crops for implementation of Restructured Weather-Based Crop Insurance Scheme (RWBCIS) in eight districts on a pilot basis. As per the decision taken at a …
  • Flood threat looms large in Odisha's Balangir town 08 Sep 2019 07:16 By Express News Service BALANGIR: With rainwater entering houses in several localities of Balangir town, the fear of flood looms large among the residents. More than 10,000 people have been affected in localities like Dampara, Thikadarpara, Malpada, …
  • Collectors of 10 districts put on heavy rain alert 06 Sep 2019 03:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains expected in 10 districts of the State in next two days, Odisha Government on Thursday asked the Collectors concerned to remain prepared for any exigencies arising out of flood and water-logging. Special …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding 05 Sep 2019 15:14 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • August shower brings down deficit to 1.2 per cent in Odisha 01 Sep 2019 06:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Heavy showers in most of the districts in August have brought down the State’s rain deficit to just 1.2 per cent. The State received 24.5 per cent surplus rainfall in August with an average of 443.3 mm against the …
  • Steelbird opens Riderz Shoppe in Odisha showcasing 700 plus helmets, riding gears 30 Aug 2019 11:33 Expanding its presence in Odisha, Steelbird Helmets has opened a new Riderz shoppe in Balangir. Through this, the brand will be offering a wide array of riding gears and helmets. The new Steelbird Riderz Shoppe is located in an area of 1000 sqft. The …
  • Bhubaneswar activists campaigning against ragging 30 Aug 2019 10:33 Express News Service When it comes to ragging, activist Tejeswar Parida believes—‘prevention is better than cure.’ Perturbed over the apparent cases of ragging in Uttar Pradesh’s Etawah and at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Burla, …
  • Biju Patnaik Award for para shuttler Pramod Bhagat 30 Aug 2019 03:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Ace para shuttler Pramod Bhagat was conferred Biju Patnaik Award for Outstanding Performance in Sports and Games at a ceremony to mark National Sports Day at Jaydev Bhawan here on Thursday. The award was given by Chief …
  • Steelbird Riderz Shoppe opened in Odisha’s Balangir 29 Aug 2019 11:12
  • How Odisha's poor districts are gaining by social audits of welfare schemes 27 Aug 2019 03:12 Social auditing has helped improve the reach and quality of welfare measures meant for the poor in six of Odisha’s most backward districts, a study has concluded. A social audit enables the evaluation of policy schemes through discussions between …
  • More rains in store  for Odisha 26 Aug 2019 06:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State will receive more rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.The regional Met office predicted light to moderate …
  • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
  • Low pressure to trigger more rain across Odisha 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as rain pounded several parts of the State on Friday with Bhubaneswar recording 16.3 mm rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for more showers in the next 24 hours.  On the day Puri …
  • Good news: More rains in store for Odisha 19 Aug 2019 07:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said more rains are in store for Odisha as a low-pressure area has formed over central parts of Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining Jharkhand under the influence of a …
  • Odisha government fails irrigation target in 72 blocks 19 Aug 2019 06:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha government claims to have created additional irrigation potential for 13.20 lakh hectare in the last 10 years, 72 out of 314 blocks in the State still do not have irrigation facility for 35 per cent of …
  • India: Balangir moves from ‘drought’ to flood-like situation within days 14 Aug 2019 06:03 BALANGIR/BHUBANESWAR: Just a few days back Balangir district was staring at a drought-like situation. On Tuesday, more than 15,000 people were shifted to temporary shelters as heavy rain disrupted normal life in Balangir town and several blocks of the …
  • Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods 12 Aug 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Ruling BJD not yet ready to face urban voters of Odisha? 12 Aug 2019 06:17 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After winning the 2019 Assembly elections with a thumping majority, the BJD Government’s lack of interest to conduct the urban local body (ULB) polls has raised questions over the reason. Elections to the ULBs have been …
  • Odisha Special Relief Commissioner asks for damage assessment on floods, rainfall 11 Aug 2019 08:40 The seven districts are Balangir, Gajapati, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Koraput, Malakangiri, Nabarangur, Rayagada and Sambalpur. Bhubaneswar: Odisha Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi has written to nine district collectors to submit an assessment …
  • Four killed, 1.77 Lakh people affected by floods in 9 districts of Odisha 10 Aug 2019 04:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With no substantial rain for the last 24 hours, people in the flood-hit southern and western districts of the State heaved a sigh of relief on Friday. Those who had taken refuge at cyclone shelters have started …
  • Floods hit 1.3 lakh people in Odisha's nine districts 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as flood situation in South and Western Odisha regions has improved, several areas in Malkangiri, Rayagada and Nabarangpur districts continued to remain cut off for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Nearly 1. …
  • Odisha mourns demise of ‘people’s minister’ 08 Aug 2019 03:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s untimely death sparked a wave of shock and grief in the State, Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal condoled her demise and conveyed sympathy to the …
  • Kantabanji MLA alleges undue favour to PDS contractor 07 Aug 2019 02:41 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Alleged undue favour of a particular transport contractor by the district administration bypassing finalised tender bids has come under scrutiny with Kantabanji MLA Santosh Singh Saluja taking up the issue. Raising the …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy meets PM Modi, seeks Rs 23,300 crore for development of backward Andhra's districts 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday urged prime minister Narendra Modi to extend financial assistance of Rs 23,300 crore for the development of backward districts in the State on the lines of Kalahandi- …
  • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
  • Odisha Higher Education department publishes plus three second cut-off list 06 Aug 2019 04:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Higher Education department on Monday published the second cut-off list for admission into Honours subjects of Plus Three in various degree colleges across Odisha. BJB Autonomous College in the State Capital …
  • Gandhi, Godse heat on in Odisha Assembly 04 Aug 2019 02:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Heated exchanges between Opposition Congress and BJP were witnessed in the Assembly on Saturday over Mahatma Gandhi and Nathuram Godse for the second consecutive day even as the ruling BJD maintained a silence over the …
  • Congress attacks Odisha govt over farm suicides 03 Aug 2019 08:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Opposition Congress on Friday came down heavily on the State Government over suicides of farmers in the State and accused the Naveen Patnaik-led dispensation of being indifferent to their plight. The issue cropped up …
  • Odisha to launch ‘Mo College’ campaign soon 31 Jul 2019 02:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government will soon launch ‘Mo College’ campaign on the lines of ‘Mo School’ programme for development of colleges across the State. Announcing this during a discussion on the admissibility of an adjournment …
  • Second round admission to MBBS, BDS courses starts in Odisha 31 Jul 2019 02:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The second round admission to MBBS and BDS courses in 10 medical and dental colleges across the State began on Tuesday. Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Chairman SK Chand said the second round admission will be …
  • Rain, Maoist bandh hit normal life in Malkangiri 29 Jul 2019 04:08 By Express News Service MALKANGIRI: Normal life was paralysed in the tribal-dominated district on Sunday due to torrential rains and bandh called by Maoists to observe Martyr’s Week.  The district headquarters town remained cut off from Motu, Kalimela and …
  • 45 medical seats from all India quota returns to Odisha 29 Jul 2019 03:15 BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) on Saturday issued notification regarding return of 45 vacant medical seats under All India Quota (AIQ) to state quota. Provisional admission for these seats will be conducted on July 30, 31 and …
  • Govt draws flak over drought inaction causing farmer suicides 26 Jul 2019 05:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Opposition BJP and Congress came down heavily on the state government in the Assembly on Thursday over its inaction to tackle the drought-like situation caused due to scanty rainfall in the state which has resulted in …
  • Police begin probe into abuse case of HIV positive girl 22 Jul 2019 08:39 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: A day after the alleged sexual abuse of an HIV-afflicted girl came to the fore, district police on Sunday swung into action and interrogated head of Prayash, a childcare institution, Saroj Das. A police team also …
  • HIV positive girl sexually assaulted in Odisha shelter home 21 Jul 2019 02:42 By Express News Service BALANGIR: A Bhawanipatna-based childcare institution, Vision, has come under scanner over alleged sexual assault of an HIV-afflicted girl by its head.  The serious allegation came to fore on Saturday when the mother of the lodged a …
  • Congress corners Odisha government on drought-like situation 20 Jul 2019 01:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The state government on Friday drew flak from Opposition Congress members in the Assembly over the emerging drought situation due to deficit monsoon rainfall, which they alleged has led to suicide by a farmer in …
  • 119 blocks in Odisha lack JMFC courts, admits Minister 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 119 blocks in Odisha do not have Civil Judge-cum-JMFC court. Admitting this, the state government on Wednesday said plans are afoot to establish 16 courts in 13 districts and a decision on opening courts in …
  • Monsoon deficit brings back humidity in Odisha 18 Jul 2019 02:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: More than a month after southwest monsoon entered Odisha, the citizens of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack continue to experience hot and humid condition. While the Capital recorded 36.9 degree Celsius on Wednesday, it was 37 …
  • Snake takes over Odisha school's lone classroom 17 Jul 2019 01:44 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Students and teachers of Dangarpara School in Kuskela gram panchayat of Titilagarh block on Tuesday had to vacate the lone classroom after a snake was found in it.  Irked locals led by Kuskela sarpanch Hari Narayan Mishra …
  • OJEE 2019 seat allotment round 1 completed for 970 medical seats, round 2 starts from July 27 12 Jul 2019 06:32 BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) has completed the first round of provisional admission for a total of 970 MBBS and BDS seats out of the 1,164 seats allotted for it. The remaining seats will be added to the seats allotted for the …
  • BJD-BJP bonhomie grows and so do expectations of Odisha 05 Jul 2019 04:45 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Government expects a better deal in the Central budget to be presented in Parliament on Friday in view of the changed political scenario due to the growing bonhomie between BJD and BJP. Besides enhanced …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June 01 Jul 2019 09:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June representational image  Odisha has registered a deficit rainfall of 31.5 per cent in June this year, an official said. The state received an average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long …
  • Rainfall activity picks up pace in Odisha 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least nine days after southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha, the rainfall activity picked up pace on Sunday. Rainfall occurred at most places in north Odisha and at isolated places in southern region from Saturday to …
  • Two arrested for murder of former Mahulpati sarpanch 23 Jun 2019 04:00 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Two persons were arrested on June 22 for their alleged involvement in the murder of former sarpanch of Mahulpati panchayat Dilip Sahu on June 21. The accused, Sushant Sahu and his brother Srikant Sahu, are relatives of …
  • 100 more MBBS seats for Odisha 22 Jun 2019 03:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has approved an increase of 100 more MBBS seats from the current academic session. With this, the total number of medical seats in the State has gone up to 1,150. After the …
  • Facebook, a money-spinner for teen hacker 14 Jun 2019 10:00 Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  A 17-year-old boy was arrested by police on Thursday for duping people by opening fake Facebook profiles of prominent personalities including Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das, Balangir MLA Narasingha …
  • Fire safety inspection at coaching centres across Odisha 13 Jun 2019 05:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Fire Service on Wednesday conducted simultaneous inspection of coaching centres in the State. About 49 teams inspected centres in Jeypore, Bhawanipatna, Balangir, Jharsuguda, Angul and Bhadrak, Fire Service DG BK …
  • Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha 13 Jun 2019 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 39 people have reportedly died due to heat wave in Odisha which continued to reel under gruelling hot conditions with little relief in sight. Four out of 39 alleged sunstroke death cases have been …
  • Odisha sizzles as monsoon stays away 11 Jun 2019 06:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As North India virtually burns, Odisha too, is feeling the heat. That the south-west monsoon has become sluggish in its advancement has not helped the matter at all. While the deep depression over the Arabian Sea and …
  • Nine places record over 40 degree Celsius temperature in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Scorching heat continues to make life miserable in Odisha. Temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius mark at nine places on Sunday. While Sambalpur was the hottest at 43.6 degree Celsius, the temperature at Hirakud stood at …
  • Odisha: MCI approves admission in 4 medical colleges 09 Jun 2019 11:07 Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das said admissions have been allowed for 100 seats each in Fakir Mohan Medical College & Hospital in Balasore and for Bhima Bhoi Medical College & Hospital in Balangir. (Representational Image …
  • Engineer case: Works Minister orders probe 08 Jun 2019 06:16 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/BALANGIR: The State BJP on Friday condemned the act of Patnagarh MLA Saroj Meher (BJD) for forcing a PWD junior engineer to do sit-ups in public and demanded that the legislator be arrested immediately. The saffron …
  • WATCH | Odisha MLA Forces Govt Official To Do Sit-Ups In Public, Video Goes Viral 07 Jun 2019 08:32 Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road construction in his constituency. A video clip of Saroj Kumar …
  • Odisha: BJD MLA makes engineer perform sit-ups, says local people ‘forced’ him 06 Jun 2019 22:59 Meher, a first-time MLA, defeated Singhdeo by a margin of over 11,000 votes. (Twitter @SarojMeeher) The Balangir district administration on Thursday said it has ordered a probe after a video clip showing BJD’s Patnagarh MLA Saroj Meher forcing a government …
  • Balangir’s water wealth drying up 04 Jun 2019 07:23 Express News Service BALANGIR:  Once famous as a ‘Town of Ponds’, Balangir today faces acute water scarcity with many of its traditional water bodies  dying a slow death. With the district administration and State Government closing their eyes to …
  • PM Modi to visit Odisha's Balangir on Jan 15 11 Jan 2019 21:51 [India], Jan 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha's Balangir on January 15 and will participate in a function to unveil a series of Government of India projects worth Rs. 1,545 crores. This is the Prime Minister's third visit to …
  • Odisha CM seeks more trains on Khurda-Balangir line 05 Jan 2019 07:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday demanded introduction of more trains on Khurda-Balangir new railway line for the convenience of people. In a letter to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal the Chief Minister said, “ …
  • Trial run on Balangir-Khurda route 31 Oct 2018 04:25 By Express News Service BALANGIR: The trial run on the newly-laid railway line from Balangir to Bhainsapali under the Balangir-Khurda railway project was conducted on Tuesday. The 15.6-km trial run was conducted by the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), …
  • Balangir widow dies of ‘starvation’ 21 Aug 2018 23:16 By Express News Service BALANGIR: Death of a widow in a remote village of Balangir, allegedly out of hunger, has exposed gaping holes in implementation of welfare schemes by the State Government. According to sources, 59-year-old Mungre Chhura, a widow of …
  • Balangir: Spate of accidents triggers demand for bypass road 10 Aug 2018 01:21 By Express News Service BALANGIR: THE dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Congress and members of Milita Kriyanusthan Committee on Thursday over demand for bypass road in the town was total and peaceful. All Government and private offices, banks and insurance …
  • Khurda-Balangir railway line project will be completed in 2 yrs: Pradhan 07 Jun 2018 15:37 [India] Jun 7(ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that Odisha's Khurda-Balangir railway line is an important railway project and is expected to be completed in two years. "Since more than 30 years this project has been not …
  • Six Maoists gunned down in Odisha's Kandhamal, Balangir districts 14 May 2018 01:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Stepping up their operation against Maoists, security forces gunned down six cadres of Red rebels in separate encounters on Sunday. While a divisional committee member carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh and an area …
  • Live Breaking News: 6 naxals killed in Balangir, Kandhamal districts of Odisha, encounter underway 13 May 2018 18:21 IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: 11:10 pm: 6 naxals killed in Balangir and Kandhamal …
  • Odisha: Ugly practice of ostracisation raises head in Balangir again 27 Apr 2018 07:41 By Express News Service BALANGIR:  The district of labour migration, Balangir has been exposing its underbelly of blind belief, social menace and backward practices from time to time. The latest case has brought to fore the deep-rooted practices of …
  • Ugly practice of ostracisation raises head in Balangir again 27 Apr 2018 02:04 Ostracised family members of Thabira Bhoi at Madhekela village | Express BALANGIR:  The district of labour migration, Balangir has been exposing its underbelly of blind belief, social menace and backward practices from time to time. The latest case has …
  • Amit Shah to address rally in Balangir 26 Mar 2018 18:50 Balangir: BJP national president Amit Shah will address a youth rally at the Koshal Kala Mandal ground here on April 5. Shah will visit Bhawanipatna and Balangir in west Odisha on April 4 and April 5. He is also scheduled to address a farmers' rally in …
  • Water woes grip villages in Balangir 24 Mar 2018 01:37 BALANGIR: With every passing day, drinking water scarcity is getting more acute in hundreds of villages of Belpada, Bangomunda and Turekela blocks of the district. It is a familiar sight to see women equipped with a pitcher on the left hand and three other …
  • Sept. date for Balangir college 16 Mar 2018 22:17 The medical college at Gandhrel in Balangir. Telegraph picture Balangir: The state government has announced that admission to Balangir medical college would begin from the coming academic session. The health and family welfare department's commissioner …
  • Balangir warden sent to jail 16 Mar 2018 22:17 Sambalpur: A warden of Balangir district jail has landed up in Sambalpur prison after police arrested him for refusing to marry the girl with whom he allegedly had a physical relationship. The police arrested Sankirtan Sahu, 27, of Bikalpapur in Subhalaya …
  • Inadequate water supply in Balangir 09 Mar 2018 20:20 EACH DROP PRICELESS Balangir: Residents are going to face a harsh summer this year as the temperature since the past week has been around 38 degrees Celsius. Apart from the scorching heat, the water crisis due to inadequate water supply in the pipelines …
  • Police looking for leads in Balangir wedding gift blast case 05 Mar 2018 00:12 Soumya and Reema | EPS BALANGIR: Even as a team of Balangir police looking for clues into ‘wedding gift blast case’ are  camping at Raipur and Bengaluru, it is learnt that the cops have stumbled upon some vital leads based on the statement of Reema, the …
  • Railway passengers protest in Balangir 04 Mar 2018 19:23 Balangir: Members of Balangir Rail Users' Association and several others demonstrated near the local station manager's office on Saturday protesting against the railway officials' alleged indifference to their demands. The protesters chanted …
  • Balangir youth dies on Shivratri festival ride 17 Feb 2018 19:41 Balangir: A youth died while enjoying a ride at a Shivratri festival in Titilagarh on Friday evening. The deceased has been identified as Akshaya Majhi, 17, of Barahamal village in Saintala police limits. Titilagarh police have registered a case and …
  • Vacancy hits Balangir college 05 Feb 2018 20:44 Balangir: Academic activities are suffering at Rajendra College, the oldest such institution in west Odisha, due to want of lecturers. Despite repeated appeals by the students' community of the autonomous institute, the government has not paid any heed …
  • Balangir on boil over brutal attack on college teacher 01 Feb 2018 02:17 BALANGIR: Tension flared up in the region following an attack on an Assistant Professor of Rajendra College, the oldest educational institution in western Odisha, on Tuesday. The victim was identified as Rabi Shankar Pandia. Sources said three bike-borne …
  • Balangir culture on envelope 09 Jan 2018 20:21 Balangir: The postal department on Monday released a special envelope featuring the Koshal Kalamandal, the district's cultural activity hub, and panchabadya, its traditional music. Guests at the inaugural function of the two-day postal stamp exhibition …
  • Helmet must in Balangir 07 Jan 2018 19:03 ROAD SAFETY Balangir: Police here have decided to strictly implement the mandatory use of helmet and other traffic rules from Monday on the occasion of road safety week. The police recently took out a motorcycle rally in the district with all personnel …
  • BJP protest in Balangir 06 Jan 2018 19:23 Balangir: Senior BJP leader and Patnagarh MLA Kanak Vardhan Singhdeo came down heavily on the Naveen Patnaik government during a gherao of the district collectorate here on Saturday. Singhdeo alleged that the government had failed in all fronts and …
  • Traffic woes in Balangir 18 Dec 2017 19:51 Balangir: Local residents have been facing problems with complete breakdown of traffic flow since the Balangir-Kantabanjhi road has closed following a portion of the Thikadarpada bridge over the Lakshmijore rivulet caving in recently. This has resulted in …
  • Bandh blues for residents of Balangir 24 Nov 2017 18:52 Balangir: Sadananda Sahu takes a bus to his workplace at Titilagarh every day. He didn't get a bus on Friday and a bandh demanding a separate Koshal state is to blame for it. "When I reached the bus stop, I was told that the bus wouldn't come …
  • Clean drive in Balangir 19 Nov 2017 21:06 Balangir: The civic body here has started to clean the nook and corners of the district headquarters town after drawing flaks from various quarters for poor sanitation. Chairperson of Balangir Municipality Santoshini Behera has involved herself personally …
  • Film fest treat for children in Balangir 18 Nov 2017 21:16 Balangir: The International Children Film Festival, the only one taking place in the state, came to an end on Friday evening. Jointly organised by the International Film Festival Organisation, Balangir, and the Odisha Film Development Corporation, the …
  • Balangir engineer in vigilance net 18 Nov 2017 10:33 Balangir: Vigilance sleuths on Friday raided the house of the former assistant engineer of rural development department Bijan Kumar Jena on the charge of amassing properties, which is disproportionate to his known source of income. The anti-corruption …
  • Lok Utsav starts in Balangir 04 Nov 2017 20:07 Balangir: Stage is set for the annual cultural programme at Koshal Kalamandal ground here from Sunday. The Balangir Lok Utsav showcases the performing arts from across the country. For the first time in seven years, the festival will be held at its …
  • Balangir-Nuapada rail link demanded  15 Oct 2017 06:57 Residents of Patnagarh disrupt movement of trains at Balangir station | Express BALANGIR: Members of Patnagarh Citizen Committee staged a ‘rail roko’ agitation at Balangir railway station on Saturday to protest against the meagre allocation of funds by the …
  • Drought scare sparks migration from Balangir 21 Sep 2017 06:22 BALANGIR: The impending drought has triggered distress migration from Balangir district. People from Belpara, Bangomunda, Turekela and Muribahal blocks have started moving out to other parts of the district and the state in search of livelihood.The …
  • Dry spell gives rise to migration from Balangir villages 04 Sep 2017 03:41 BALANGIR: Migration of villagers due to drought-like condition has started in  Balangir district. According to sources, more than one lakh people, including 30,000 children, have started migrating from  Belpara, Bangomunda, Turekela and Muribahal villages …
  • Depleting Balangir forests threaten tribal livelihood 28 Aug 2017 06:41 BALANGIR: With forest cover fast depleting in the district, the livelihood of the poor, especially the tribal communities, is under threat.Apart from agriculture, forest eco-system constitutes an important source of livelihood for the tribals of the …
  • Odisha vigilance raids forest official and Balangir CSO 05 Aug 2017 09:27 BHUBANESWAR: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday conducted searches at the premises of Bhawanipatna divisional forest officer (DFO) and Balangir civil supplies officer (CSO) in connection with a disproportionate asset (DA) case. The premises of Bhawanipatna …
  • Paddy farmers deprived of MSP in Balangir 29 Jun 2017 06:51 Farmers watering their paddy field . (EPS Photo used for representative purpose only) BALANGIR: Reports of irregularities in paddy procurement have come to the fore again in the drought-prone district. Due to nexus between millers and officials concerned, …
  • Intense heat in Odisha, Balangir, Titlagarh sizzle at 46.5 degrees Celsius 17 May 2017 17:17 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:May 17, 2017 9:14 pm Vendors who sell sunshades for car windows take rest by a roadside on a hot summer afternoon.  (AP Photo/Channi Anand) Odisha sizzled in the intense summer heat on Wednesday with its western region …
  • Mercury soars, water level dips in Balangir 02 Apr 2017 23:21 BALANGIR: It’s early summer but for Balangir, the heat cauldron of Odisha, the mercury refuses to plummet below 40 degree Celsius mark leading to fears of more hot and parched days for the denizens. The temperature in the town was recorded at 40 degree …
  • Heat wave continues; Chandrapur, Balangir sizzle at 44.2 deg C 01 Apr 2017 15:43 In Odisha, heatwave-like situation intensified in many parts of the state with the mercury soaring up to 44.2 degrees Celsius at Balangir, making it the hottest place in the state. PTI File Photo Sweltering heatwave conditions continued to prevail in …
  • Cheated by college, 55 Plus II girl students stage protest in Odisha's Balangir 08 Mar 2017 03:59 The girls staging demo on Balangir-Maharpali road. (Inset) Anil Jal, chairman of the college I Express BALANGIR : Girl students of a private college, Amar Sahid Samir Jal Women’s College, at Kutrapali village under Loisingha police limits in the district, …
  • Sacrifice day at Balangir 04 Jan 2017 10:21 Bhubaneswar, Jan. 3: More than 30,000 animals, including buffaloes, goats, sheep, chickens, pigeons, ducks and swans, were sacrificed during the celebrations of sulia yatra, a festival of tribal people, today at Khairguda village in Tusura police limits of …
  • Parties start legwork for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha  15 Sep 2019 08:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The three main political parties have started groundwork for by-poll to Bijepur Assembly segment anticipating announcement of the polling date by the Election Commission of India soon. The by-poll is expected towards …
  • Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights meet over welfare migrant workers’ children 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BALANGIR : A district level consultation meeting on welfare of migrant workers’ children was held here on Friday. A draft action plan to address the plights of these children was prepared in the presence of officials of six Western …
  • Two held for murdering man over liquor in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 05:55 By Express News Service BARGARH: Police on Monday arrested two murder accused who murdered a person over liquor on Sunday in Bhatli block. They are Bhagbana Bariha of Bheluanpadar village and Jagdish Biswal of Kansar village. The two in an inebriated …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding 05 Sep 2019 15:14 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • NRC demand gains wind in Odisha's Kendrapara 01 Sep 2019 06:34 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: With the publication of final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the issue of deportation of large number of Bangladeshi immigrants from the district has cropped up again. The issue of NRC for …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT 28 Aug 2019 02:34 Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT Heavy rainfall will lash many parts of Odisha during the next four days with a fresh low-pressure area building up over the Bay of Bengal, a MeT official said here Tuesday. Odisha has been battered by heavy …
  • More rains in store  for Odisha 26 Aug 2019 06:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State will receive more rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.The regional Met office predicted light to moderate …
  • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
  • Low pressure to trigger more rain across Odisha 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as rain pounded several parts of the State on Friday with Bhubaneswar recording 16.3 mm rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for more showers in the next 24 hours.  On the day Puri …
  • Good news: More rains in store for Odisha 19 Aug 2019 07:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said more rains are in store for Odisha as a low-pressure area has formed over central parts of Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining Jharkhand under the influence of a …
  • Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster 17 Aug 2019 20:17 Express News Service On Wednesday last, Shiba Patra, a native of Ganjam's Buguda was bitten by a venomous snake. Instead of rushing him to a hospital, his family members took him to nearby Baladevjew Temple for a special ritual. The temple priests …
  • Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods 12 Aug 2019 18:00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Noted freedom fighter Dayanidhi Nayak passes away at 95 11 Aug 2019 03:58 Bargarh: Noted freedom fighter Dayanidhi Nayak, who struggled against the British Government during the Quit India movement, breathed his last at his native village, Panimora on Saturday at the age of 95. One of the 32 freedom fighters from Panimora, he …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
  • Congress attacks Odisha govt over farm suicides 03 Aug 2019 08:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Opposition Congress on Friday came down heavily on the State Government over suicides of farmers in the State and accused the Naveen Patnaik-led dispensation of being indifferent to their plight. The issue cropped up …
  • White Paper: In 2018, Odisha witnessed 6 riots a day 29 Jul 2019 00:52 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha witnessed nearly six riots every day in 2018. While the state had witnessed nearly seven riots a day in 2017, the rate was five a day in 2016, the home department whitepaper tabled in the Assembly on Saturday evening said. The state had …
  • Rains to continue till August first week in Odisha 28 Jul 2019 04:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Farmers of the state who have been waiting for rains to revive their crops and kick start agriculture activities, now have a ray of hope. The much-awaited rainfall activity will remain above normal across Odisha till …
  • Rainfall brings down deficit by four per cent in Odisha 27 Jul 2019 04:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a major respite for the people of Odisha, rainfall deficit which stood at 32 per cent earlier in the week has now come down by four per cent after increase in rainfall activity in the last two days.  India …
  • Govt draws flak over drought inaction causing farmer suicides 26 Jul 2019 05:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Opposition BJP and Congress came down heavily on the state government in the Assembly on Thursday over its inaction to tackle the drought-like situation caused due to scanty rainfall in the state which has resulted in …
  • Water scarcity haunts Odisha in middle of monsoon 25 Jul 2019 12:48 More than one month into southwest monsoon season, scarcity of water, both for drinking and irrigation purposes, continues to haunt people of Odisha. While a farmer in Bargarh district ended his life apprehending that the deficient rainfall could spoil his …
  • 119 blocks in Odisha lack JMFC courts, admits Minister 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 119 blocks in Odisha do not have Civil Judge-cum-JMFC court. Admitting this, the state government on Wednesday said plans are afoot to establish 16 courts in 13 districts and a decision on opening courts in …
  • ‘Hand Made in India’ project to turn artisans into entrepreneurs 18 Jul 2019 19:11 After engaging with business professionals, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) will now look to develop entrepreneurial competencies in about 5,000 weavers, artisans and traders to promote hand-made art. Named ‘Hand Made in India’ (HMI …
  • 38 farmers’ suicide not linked to crop loss, says Odisha government  18 Jul 2019 02:39 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Wednesday said 38 farmers have committed suicide in the last three financial years upto March 2019 but none of the cases was linked to crop loss or loan burden. “Not a single farmer in the state …
  • Odisha: 3 persons including forest official held for extortion 14 Jul 2019 18:18 Bargarh (Odisha) [India], July 14 (ANI): Three persons including a forest official have been arrested by Bhatli police on the charges of extortion here on Sunday. According to Superintendent of Police (SP) Mukesh Kumar Bhamo, Deputy Ranger along with two …
  • Opposition raises farmers neglect cry in Odisha Assembly 03 Jul 2019 04:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Opposition in the Assembly on Tuesday came down heavily on the state government for not taking any concrete step for development of farm sector and instead announcing only populist schemes at the time of elections …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Rainfall activity picks up pace in Odisha 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least nine days after southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha, the rainfall activity picked up pace on Sunday. Rainfall occurred at most places in north Odisha and at isolated places in southern region from Saturday to …
  • BJP slams Odisha government over closure of market yards 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJP on Sunday slammed the state government over closure of all market yards when farmers are facing a harrowing time in selling their paddy. “Even as huge quantity of paddy is lying in different market yards of …
  • Four arrested for killing man during dacoity bid in Odisha 30 Jun 2019 04:01 By Express News Service BARGARH: Bargarh police has arrested four members of a gang for the murder of a man during a loot attempt in Jarmuda village under Bargarh Town police limits earlier this month. On the night of June 10, six miscreants had broken …
  • Sorcerer tries to bring dead woman to life in Odisha  24 Jun 2019 04:39 By Express News Service BARGARH: Despite the state government’s efforts, superstitious practices continue to thrive across Odisha. In one such instance, a sorcerer tried to resurrect a woman, who died of snakebite, near the post-mortem wing of Padampur Sub …
  • DRDA official found dead in Odisha 22 Jun 2019 03:56 By Express News Service PHULBANI: Additional Project Director of Kandhamal DRDA Dhruba Charan Singh was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his official residence on June 21. Singh, who was in-charge of rural housing branch in DRDA, did not come …
  • Alliance Air starts flights from Odisha's Jharsuguda airport 21 Jun 2019 21:31 [India], Jun 5 (ANI): Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India Limited on Wednesday started daily flight services to Bhubaneswar and Raipur from Veer Surendra Sai Airport here. On the inaugural day, 53 passengers boarded the first flight to Bhubaneswar. The …
  • Amazon to work with artisan cooperatives, back sellers of traditional art 17 Jun 2019 16:13 As part of its plans to increase its seller base in the country, Amazon will be focusing on increasing its presence across artisan cooperatives, while increasing the number of sellers dealing in traditional art. Currently, it has around 2,100 sellers …
  • BJP begins Amit Shah's successor hunt with membership drive 14 Jun 2019 02:15 NEW DELHI: The BJP has begun the process of electing its new president with the incumbent, Amit Shah, holding a meeting with national office-bearers, state unit presidents and general secretaries (organisation) to discuss a fresh membership drive –– the …
  • Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha 13 Jun 2019 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 39 people have reportedly died due to heat wave in Odisha which continued to reel under gruelling hot conditions with little relief in sight. Four out of 39 alleged sunstroke death cases have been …
  • Odisha sizzles as monsoon stays away 11 Jun 2019 06:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As North India virtually burns, Odisha too, is feeling the heat. That the south-west monsoon has become sluggish in its advancement has not helped the matter at all. While the deep depression over the Arabian Sea and …
  • Oyo to double its presence in Odisha in six months 11 Jun 2019 06:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  OYO Hotels and Homes on Monday announced to ramp up its presence in Odisha and take the count of rooms to over 10,500 by the end of 2019.  The hotel chain that has a strong presence across cities of Bhubaneswar, Puri, …
  • Senior BJD leader Pratap Keshari Deb resigns from Rajya Sabha 11 Jun 2019 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Senior BJD leader and former minister Pratap Keshari Deb has resigned from Rajya Sabha. He retained Aul Assembly seat from where he was elected with a huge margin in the recently concluded elections. Deb had defeated …
  • Congress sub-committees step up to combat election debacle job in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress on Sunday distributed responsibilities among six sub-committees constituted to visit different areas of the State to find out reasons behind the party’s worst ever performance in 2019 elections. The first sub- …
  • Alliance Air connects Bhubaneswar with Jharsuguda under UDAN 05 Jun 2019 12:33 Bhubaneswar: Air India's subsidiary, Alliance Air, on Wednesday, started flight operations between Jharsuguda and Bhubaneswar. The flights between the two destinations were operated under the Centre's 'Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik' (UDAN) scheme, …
  • Naveen Patnaik betrayed people of western Odisha: Suresh Pujari BJP secretary 04 Jun 2019 09:22 Image Source : PTI Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik betrayed people of western Odisha A day after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik vacated the Bijepur Assembly seat and retained Hinjili, opposition BJP on Monday accused him of having betrayed the people of the …
  • Pujari slams CM for vacating Bijepur seat 04 Jun 2019 05:56 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Bargarh MP and national secretary of BJP Suresh Pujari accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of playing with the sentiments of people of Western Odisha by vacating the Bijepur Assembly seat. Addressing media persons here …
  • Odisha Man Wants To Build Museum To Display 8000 Rare Artefacts 03 Jun 2019 13:23 Bargarh, Odisha: With a passion of collecting rare and historical relics and artefacts, 40-year-old Satya Ketan Mohanty has over 8,000 items in his collection. He wants to establish a museum in Western Odisha. He has been collecting priceless items from …
  • No reward by Centre as State riles Western Odisha and Kendrapara voters 03 Jun 2019 05:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJP-led Government at the Centre and Naveen Patnaik’s Ministry in Odisha have started functioning after a gruelling campaign schedule.While Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team visited the State several times …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik resigns from Bijepur constituency 03 Jun 2019 05:23 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday resigned from Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat. Patnaik sent his resignation as legislator from Bijepur constituency in Bargarh district to Assembly …
  • With over 8000 rare artifacts, Odisha hobbyist dreams of establishing museum 03 Jun 2019 04:01 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 03, 2019, 8:30 am IST Updated: Jun 03, 2019, 8:37 am IST Bargarh (Odisha): With a passion for collecting rare and historical relics and artefacts, 40-year-old Satya Ketan Mohanty has over the last two …
  • Naveen Patnaik quits Bijepur seat, retains coastal stronghold Hinjili 02 Jun 2019 21:38 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (File photo) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik resigned from the Bijepur Assembly seat on Sunday, retaining the Hinjili seat from where he won for the fifth time in a row in the recently concluded state polls. Patnaik sent his …
  • Odisha CM resigns from Bijepur constituency, retains Hinjili 02 Jun 2019 17:29 Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik. (PTI) Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday resigned from the Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat. Patnaik sent his resignation as legislator from the …
  • Odisha CM vacates Bijepur Assembly seat 02 Jun 2019 14:38 Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday vacated the Bijepur Assembly seat and retained the Hinjili constituency. Patnaik, who became the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term, had contested and won …
  • Mayurbhanj faces scarcity of clean drinking water 02 Jun 2019 08:43 One villager said, ‘Sometimes we see insects in the water we collect. We want govt to give us tubewells so that we get clean groundwater.’  Last year in November, the Odisha government had declared drought of moderate and severe nature in 19 districts of …
  • BJP sees trickery in CM Naveen Patanaik's Bijepur package 02 Jun 2019 06:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Criticising the State Government for announcing a special package for Bijepur, the BJP on Saturday alleged that not a single promise of the old package announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in 2017 for this …
  • Odisha: In Naveen Patnaik’s promises, BJP sees plan to vacate Bijepur 31 May 2019 19:57 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (File photo) After winning from western Odisha’s Bijepur Assembly seat in the state elections, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has unveiled a special package for the area. BJP leaders have claimed that the development indicates that …
  • Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha Chief Minister, 20 sworn in as Ministers 29 May 2019 14:17 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik was sworn in as Chief Minister of Odisha for the fifth consecutive term in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. As many as 20 other members of the new Council of Ministers were also sworn in at the ceremony held at the …
  • Naveen Patnaik Takes Oath As Odisha Chief Minister For Record Fifth Term 29 May 2019 08:44 Naveen Patnaik was sworn in as the chief minister of Odisha for a record fifth term on Wednesday after his party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) secured 112 of the 147 seats in the state assembly elections held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls.  Patnaik was …
  • Buzz over Central Ministry berths for Odisha BJP MPs 29 May 2019 06:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  After the saffron surge in Lok Sabha elections in Odisha which elected eight BJP Members to the Parliament, speculation is rife over representation of the State in the Central Ministry. Odisha had two Cabinet Ministers …
  • Vote gain but seat loss for BJD in Lok Sabha election 29 May 2019 06:30 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The outcome of the simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in the State has sprung many surprises for the BJD. While several leaders fell from the seat of power after being rejected by voters, a number of new faces …
  • Naveen Patnaik to be sworn in as Odisha CM, for record 5th time 29 May 2019 05:18 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 29, 2019, 7:53 am IST Updated: May 29, 2019, 7:53 am IST Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India]: Chief minister-designate Naveen Patnaik is set to take oath on Wednesday as the chief minister of Odisha, for the …
  • Speculation rife over Odisha Cabinet picks 28 May 2019 22:38 Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal will administer oath of office to the MLAs at 10.30 am on Wednesday. BHUBANESWAR: As BJD president Naveen Patnaik prepares to take oath on Wednesday as the chief minister of Odisha for the record fifth consecutive term, …
  • Assembly election results 2019: BJP to decide its leader as main opposition party in Odisha 27 May 2019 08:12 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With BJP emerging as the principal opposition party in the Assembly by relegating Congress to the third position, the saffron party has come a long way to stake claim for the Leader of Opposition, a key constitutional post …
  • Odisha: Naveen Patnaik chosen leader of BJD legislative party, meets Governor 27 May 2019 00:28 [India], May 26 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister and BJD leader Naveen Patnaik on Sunday met Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal and staked claim to form a government in the state for a fifth consecutive time. Patnaik's meeting with the Governor took place …
  • Odisha-based miniature artist carves Modi, Patnaik faces on pencil tips 26 May 2019 20:39 [India] May 26 (ANI): In order to commemorate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's thumping victory in the recently-held Lok Sabha polls, L Eswar Rao, a miniature artist, carved Modi and Patnaik's faces on separate …
  • Newly elected BJD MPs meet Naveen Patnaik, hold meeting 26 May 2019 09:34 BJD put up a tough fight against BJP and managed to retain 12 of 21 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Bhubaneshwar: Newly elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislators on Sunday met incumbent Odisha Chief Minister and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik, who is set to form …
  • Newly elected BJD MPs meet Naveen Patnaik 26 May 2019 09:34 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 26, 2019, 2:16 pm IST Updated: May 26, 2019, 2:16 pm IST Bhubaneshwar: Newly elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislators on Sunday met incumbent Odisha Chief Minister and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik, …
  • Capital records 39.5 degree, heat wave warning for 9 dists 26 May 2019 06:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Capital continued to reel under intense heat with temperatures touching 39.5 degree Celsius on Saturday. The Capital recorded a humidity level of 72 per cent, which made life miserable. The neighbouring Cuttack was …
  • Odisha Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI BJD leader Naveen Patnaik  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So …
  • Split voting helped BJP improve its tally in Odisha 25 May 2019 09:13 Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) In a clear departure from voting preferences in previous elections, Odisha has witnessed a split voting this time while selecting their representatives for Lok Sabha and the state Assembly. The split mandate helped the Bharatiya …
  • Regional representation, berths to allies likely in new BJP govt 25 May 2019 06:06 NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new Council of Ministers is likely to have new faces from states such as West Bengal and Karnataka as well as appropriate representation from the NDA partners despite BJP having a clear majority. Party …
  • RSS men who turned it around 24 May 2019 20:58 From Maharashtra to Odisha, these Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh spinmeisters have helped the BJP win big █ Sunil Deodhar Sunil Deodhar is an ardent RSS swayamsevak from Maharashtra. Starting his career as a schoolteacher, he later joined the BJP. He is the …
  • BJP improves showing in Odisha LS polls, wins 5 seats 24 May 2019 13:20 Image Source : PTI Representational Image The BJP has improved its Lok Sabha performance in Odisha by winning five seats and remaining ahead in two out of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. This is a great shift from 2014 when the saffron party …
  • Odisha: Its Naveen for fifth consecutive time 24 May 2019 09:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik is on his way to form government in Odisha for fifth consecutive time, trends of counting for the Assembly polls suggest. While BJD is leading in 113 seats, the BJP which is …
  • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
  • Naveen Patnaik is invincible, to be Chief Minister for 5th time 23 May 2019 21:44 Bhubaneshwar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday once again proved his invincibility and withstood a spirited and high-pitched battle waged against him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to unseat him from power. As …
  • Odisha Assembly polls: BJD, BJP direct fight for Bargarh seat 11 Apr 2019 05:42 Express News Service BARGARH: A direct fight between BJD and BJP is on the cards in Bargarh Assembly seat.With Congress fielding a relatively weak candidate for the seat, sitting MLA and BJD candidate Debesh Acharya will lock horns with BJP’s Ashwini Kumar …
  • Odisha: Police ASI among two arrested in Bargarh rape case 11 Feb 2019 20:02 By PTI SAMBALPUR: A police official and a 22-year-old man were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Odisha's Bargarh district, police said. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in Sohela Banmali Kuanr and a youth -- Kaibalya alias …
  • Ethanol plant in Bargarh to take off soon: Dharmendra Pradhan 10 Jun 2018 16:25 SAMBALPUR (ODISHA): Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that work for the Rs 1,000 crore ethanol plant in Bargarh is likely to take off soon. The Union minister for petroleum and natural gas said that the project was delayed as the state …
  • Opposition members question House panel report on Bargarh farmer’s suicide 24 Apr 2018 01:43 BHUBANESWAR: The suicide of Hadu Bagarti, the Bargarh farmer who took the extreme step in February last year over crop loss, returned to haunt the State Government on Monday with the Opposition Congress questioning the status of the inquiry into the case …
  • Breaking News March 25: 5 killed, 4 injured in collision between van, truck near Odisha's Bargarh 25 Mar 2018 05:17 IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:   10:42 am: As soon as we were informed about the …
  • Poor highway work angers Bargarh 19 Mar 2018 20:13 Sambalpur: Citizens of Bargarh district have formed a platform to intensify their agitation against the alleged substandard construction of Sambalpur-Bargarh highway. The Highway Users' Forum held a meeting in Bargarh and has decided to agitate in …
  • Ancient tools, weapons unearthed in Odisha’s Bargarh district 23 Feb 2018 08:13 By: PTI | Sambalpur (odisha) | Updated: February 23, 2018 12:34 pm “This discovery will help us in understanding migration and subsequent colonisation by human beings in this part of India,” Behera told PTI. The recent archaeological excavations carried …
  • Kansa back in Bargarh 23 Dec 2017 19:57 Sambalpur: The famous Dhanu yatra festival, touted as the largest open-air theatre in the world, began in the west Odisha town of Bargarh on Saturday. During the festival, the small district headquarters town of Bargarh is transformed into Mathura. The …
  • Stage set for Bargarh Dhanu Yatra today 23 Dec 2017 03:29 Raj Durbar (king’s court) being set up at Hatpada in Bargarh | Express  BARGARH : Stage is all set for the 11-day open air theatre Dhanu Yatra scheduled to begin from Saturday here. Kansa, who is the central character of the Yatra, will hold his Raj Durbar …
  • 12th farmer ends life in Bargarh in 50 days 16 Dec 2017 02:52 BARGARH: Another farmer from the district ended his life by consuming pesticide due to crop loss after pest attack on Friday. With the death of the farmer, the number of farmer suicide cases in the district rose to 12 in the last 50 days. The deceased …
  • Pradhan seeks CM intervention for ethanol plant at Bargarh 02 Dec 2017 02:46 BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the assistance of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for setting up the 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Pradhan said the plant will be set up …
  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan writes to CM Odisha for assistance for 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. 01 Dec 2017 17:29
  • Kansa rule in Bargarh from Dec. 23 29 Nov 2017 18:59 Bhubaneswar Pradhan. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar: Stage has been set for Bargarh's famous Dhanu Yatra, an 11-day festival that revolves round the story of demon king Kansa, with a jury picking up veteran Bhubaneswar Pradhan to essay the role of the …
  • Gadkari urged to declare Odisha's Bargarh-Basna road as national highway 09 Nov 2017 06:22
  • Odisha government orders probe as farmer commits suicide in Bargarh 01 Nov 2017 14:27 BHUBANESWAR/SAMBALPUR: A day after setting his pest-affected crops on fire, Brunda Sahu (55) of village Kalapani in Bargarh district ended his life by allegedly consuming poison in his paddy field on Wednesday. According to reports, Brunda was found …
  • Day after drought package, farmer ends life in Bargarh 27 Oct 2017 06:40 BARGARH : The State Government’s package for drought-hit farmers came as little help for Indra Bariha, who allegedly killed himself over crop loss in Bargarh district. Having consumed pesticide, he succumbed on Wednesday evening. Bariha was a resident of …
  • Contractors blame government for Bargarh bridge collapse 03 Oct 2017 04:59 BHUBANESWAR: All Odisha Contractors' Association on Monday blamed the State Government for the Bargarh bridge collapse incident.They alleged that the Government was providing about 25 per cent less on a project in the State as compared with the amount …
  • Two Naxals killed in Odisha's Bargarh region 27 Sep 2017 07:20 [India], September 27 (ANI): Two Naxals, including a female, were shot dead during a combing operation by Odisha Police in the Bargarh's Salepali Forest region early on Wednesday. Police confirmed that they had also recovered arms, ammunition and cash …
  • Bargarh bridge collapse: Two engineers arrested for neglect 26 Sep 2017 02:59 SAMBALPUR: Two engineers of Rural Works Department were arrested by Bargarh Police on Monday in connection with the collapse of under-construction bridge on river Jeera in Bheden block of Bargarh district. They are Assistant Executive Engineer Kamlakanya …
  • Vigilance unearths IAY funds  anomaly in 12 Bargarh blocks 30 Jul 2017 06:11 BARGARH:The Sambalpur Vigilance Division has found massive irregularities in disbursement of funds for construction of houses under Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) in 12 blocks of the district. Illegal allotment and payment against non-existing houses have come …
  • Bargarh weavers appeal to Modi for GST relief 20 Jul 2017 07:11 BARGARH:Members of Bargarh District Bunakar Mahasangha (BDBM) on Wednesday submitted a petition addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through Collector Khagendra Kumar Padhi demanding exemption of handloom products from purview of Goods and Services …
  • Water pits, the only respite for Bargarh women 25 Apr 2017 02:54 BARGARH: Every morning, Iswari Barik along with 20 other women of Putudera village in Bargarh district spends almost three hours under the sun for collecting water from a chuan (water pit) on the dry bed of Kumudi nullah. This has been a routine chore for …
  • Bargarh daily market gutted, Rs 50 lakh property destroyed 20 Apr 2017 02:40 Vendors gather near their shops after the fire was brought under control on Wednesday | Express BARGARH: A major fire broke out at Hatpada daily market in Bargarh town in the wee hours of Wednesday damaging property worth lakhs. Fortunately, no human …
  • After Bargarh, farmer ends life in Ganjam 15 Mar 2017 01:15 BERHAMPUR: After the farmer’s suicide in Bargarh, yet another farmer ended his life over crop loss and loan burden. T Bulu Reddy (33) of Chikarada village under Rangeilunda block in Ganjam district allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide. Reddy …
  • Bore-well fails Bagarty, farmers in Odisha's Bargarh suffer 11 Mar 2017 03:37 Collector surveying crop field of Khainu Bagarty during visit on Thursday | Express BARGARH: Even as District Collector Anjan Kumar Manik visited Kendapali village, following the suicide of farmer Khainu Bagarty, to record his observation, there is no …
  • LIC Assistant Recruitment 2019 process for 8500 posts begins @licindia.in 17 Sep 2019 04:50 Sl No. Zone Division State Phase-I: Preliminary Examination / Phase-II : Main Examination : 1 CENTRAL ZONE Bhopal Madhya Pradesh BHOPAL 2 CENTRAL ZONE Bilaspur Chhattisgarh BILASPUR (CHHATTISGARH) 3 CENTRAL ZONE GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh GWALIOR 4 CENTRAL …
  • India: Optimisation of Supply Chain of Targeted Public Distribution System in Dhenkanal, Odisha 13 Sep 2019 09:14 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Government of Odisha (GoO) has made remarkable progress and enhancements to the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) of the state since the adoption of the National Food Security Act’ 2013 (NFSA) and the implementation of End-to-End …
  • Bhubaneshwar: Wading through a river to teach at school, daily 12 Sep 2019 23:35 Bhubaneshwar: Binodini Samal, a teacher in Odapada of Dhenkanal district, is in news for wading through neck-deep flood water of Sapua river to reach her school to impart teaching to the waiting students. What is more interesting is that, despite all odds, …
  • Odisha govt revises scholarship to attract students to join Sainik School 05 Sep 2019 07:37 BHUBANESWAR: Worried over declining number of applications for admission in Sainik School, Bhubaneswar the state government has announced new scholarship for poor and meritorious students of the state. The government has agreed for a uniform scholarship …
  • Rural boys urged to appear Sainik School entrance test 05 Sep 2019 01:05 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Sainik School Bhubaneswar on Wednesday urged boys from rural areas of the State to appear the All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination-2020 for admission into the institution.  The principal of Sainik School …
  • BJD targets 50 Lakh members: Naveen Patnaik enrolls from Ekamra 03 Sep 2019 01:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched the membership drive of BJD targeting at least 50 lakh new members under the party’s fold by October end. Launching the drive at the party headquarters here, the Chief …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT 28 Aug 2019 02:34 Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT Heavy rainfall will lash many parts of Odisha during the next four days with a fresh low-pressure area building up over the Bay of Bengal, a MeT official said here Tuesday. Odisha has been battered by heavy …
  • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
  • Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster 17 Aug 2019 20:17 Express News Service On Wednesday last, Shiba Patra, a native of Ganjam's Buguda was bitten by a venomous snake. Instead of rushing him to a hospital, his family members took him to nearby Baladevjew Temple for a special ritual. The temple priests …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 16 Aug 2019 10:41 Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • Odisha government directs urban local bodies to follow solid waste management rules byMarch 2020 15 Aug 2019 04:21 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Wednesday directed district Collectors to ensure that urban local bodies (ULBs) comply with solid waste management (SWM) rules by March 2020. Six identified model cities and towns were asked to …
  • ‘Save habitats to protect jumbos’ 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service BARIPADA: Former Principal Conservator of Forest Saroj Kumar Patnaik on Monday said, “In order to protect elephants, we need to save their habitats first.” Addressing a meeting on the occasion of World Elephant Day here, he said …
  • Staff crunch hits Dhenkanal forest division in Odisha 12 Aug 2019 06:17 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Vacancies in  Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) posts, who look after afforestation and eco-tourism, have affected the functioning of Dhenkanal Forest Division office. Of the three sanctioned ACF posts, all are lying …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
  • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
  • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
  • India: WFP India Country Brief, June 2019 31 Jul 2019 07:48 Highlights The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, in collaboration with WFP, launched the Food and Nutrition Security Analysis Report in New Delhi on 21st June 2019. Analysis of food and nutrition has been …
  • Odisha to launch ‘Mo College’ campaign soon 31 Jul 2019 02:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government will soon launch ‘Mo College’ campaign on the lines of ‘Mo School’ programme for development of colleges across the State. Announcing this during a discussion on the admissibility of an adjournment …
  • More septage treatment plants coming up in Odisha 26 Jul 2019 05:45 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Department will set up 26 more septage treatment plants by March 2020. This was informed at a high-level meeting on implementation of Faecal Sludge and Septage Management …
  • Police conduct drive to check illegal cattle trade in Odisha's Angul 13 Jul 2019 03:10 By Express News Service ANGUL:  In a drive against cattle smuggling, Angul police has rescued as many as 800 cattle from Bantala, Jarapara and Banarpal areas. Police also seized nine containers besides several trucks and other vehicles used in carrying the …
  • Girls of state-run residential schools abused when they were on leave, says Odisha Minister Jagannath 12 Jul 2019 14:51 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Three minor inmates of state-run residential schools have been sexually exploited this year, Odisha minister Jagannath Saraka told the assembly on Friday, insisting that the girls were abused when they had gone home on leave. Speaker S …
  • Odisha school violates State Government norms, operates sans NOC 07 Jul 2019 05:20 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The Laxminarayan Gurukul Ashram in Dhenkanal district, where a Class III student was found dead on July 2, was operating despite a closure notice by the School and Mass Education (SME) department five months back. Neither …
  • Indian Couple Has Conjoined Twins with One Heart 05 Jul 2019 11:46 Viral 14:13 05.07.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Until last week, Renubala Behera and her husband Pradip Behera were quite enthusiastic that they were going to become parents of a child, after a 9 month-long wait. Little did they imagine that they …
  • First merit list for Higher Secondary Schools in Odisha announced 02 Jul 2019 10:39 BHUBANESWAR: The School and Mass Education department on Tuesday announced the first merit list for the first phase of admission to the Plus II courses in Odisha. Admission for Higger Secondary Schools (junior colleges) will begin from Wednesday. The top …
  • Conjoined twins born in Odisha's Dhenkanal 02 Jul 2019 03:37 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: A woman from Khalpal village in Parjang block gave birth to conjoined twins at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here on Monday.  The twins, both female, born to Renubala Behera are joined from the stomach and …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June 01 Jul 2019 09:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June representational image  Odisha has registered a deficit rainfall of 31.5 per cent in June this year, an official said. The state received an average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long …
  • Rainfall activity picks up pace in Odisha 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least nine days after southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha, the rainfall activity picked up pace on Sunday. Rainfall occurred at most places in north Odisha and at isolated places in southern region from Saturday to …
  • Two killed, one hurt in wall collapse in Odisha 25 Jun 2019 04:24 By Express News Service JAJPUR: At least two persons were killed and another injured after a portion of wall of an under-construction house collapsed in Balipatna village under Dharmasala police limits on Monday.  The deceased are 55-year-old Banamali …
  • Coffin Of Martyred Soldier Covered With BJD Flag, BJP Demands CM Naveen Patnaik's Apology 21 Jun 2019 15:45 Soon after a photograph of martyr Ajit Kumar Sahoo's coffin, draped in a BJD flag, went viral on social media, the Opposition BJP on Friday demanded unconditional apology from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The photograph was taken on Thursday and it …
  • Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha, rain in several areas 21 Jun 2019 13:59 By IANS BHUBANESWAR: Providing much-needed relief from the scorching summer, the southwest monsoon finally on Friday made onset on the Odisha coast, triggering rainfall in different parts of the state. Indin Meteorological Department's senior scientist …
  • Odisha CM announces Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia for jawan’s kin 19 Jun 2019 15:17 Category: India, News Posted by sana Published: Jun 19, 2019, 6:20 pm IST Updated: Jun 19, 2019, 6:20 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh for the next of kin of Army jawan Naik Ajit …
  • Mixed cropping gets priority in Odisha's Dhenkanal 13 Jun 2019 05:25 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The district agriculture strategy committee has decided to grow both paddy and non-paddy crops in 1,85,100 hectares (ha) of land in the ensuing kharif season. Crop diversification and mixed cropping, including mango and …
  • Oyo to double its presence in Odisha in six months 11 Jun 2019 06:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  OYO Hotels and Homes on Monday announced to ramp up its presence in Odisha and take the count of rooms to over 10,500 by the end of 2019.  The hotel chain that has a strong presence across cities of Bhubaneswar, Puri, …
  • 4 killed, many injured after wall collapses at vegetable market in Odisha's Dhenkanal 10 Jun 2019 19:33 Alasua market, Odisha wall collapsetwitter At least four people have been reported to be killed and several injured after the wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed near Alasua market on the outskirts of Odisha's Dhenkanal. The four victims were all …
  • Four vendors killed as boundary wall caves in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 05:36 Express News Service DHENKANAL: At least four people were killed and five others seriously injured on Sunday when the boundary wall of a closed rice mill collapsed near Alasuahat, a weekly market here. According to sources, trading activities were going on …
  • Congress sub-committees step up to combat election debacle job in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress on Sunday distributed responsibilities among six sub-committees constituted to visit different areas of the State to find out reasons behind the party’s worst ever performance in 2019 elections. The first sub- …
  • 4 killed, 10 injured after wall of rice mill collapses in Odisha 09 Jun 2019 13:09 Image Source : PTI Representational Image At least 4 people were killed and 10 others seriously injured on Sunday when the boundary wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed near a weekly market in Odisha's Dhenkanal district, the police said. Trading …
  • 4 vendors killed, 5 injured in wall collapse in Odisha 09 Jun 2019 12:28 Bhubaneswar, June 9 (IANS) At least four vegetable vendors were killed and five others were injured when the wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed inside a weekly market in Odisha’s Dhenkanal on Sunday. Several two-wheelers were also damaged in the …
  • Four vendors killed, 3 injured in Odisha wall collapse 09 Jun 2019 12:15 Express News Service DHENKANAL: Four vendors were killed and three others sustained injuries as the boundary wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed at Alasuahat in Dhenkanal on Sunday morning. The deceased have been identified as being Rama Chandra Sahoo …
  • Four killed, ten injured in Odisha wall collapse 09 Jun 2019 09:04 Trading activities were underway when a portion of the boundary wall suddenly caved in. (Source: ANI) At least four people were killed and ten others seriously injured on Sunday when the boundary wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed near a weekly …
  • Four die as boundary wall collapses at vegetable market in Odisha 09 Jun 2019 07:16 Four persons were killed when a boundary wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed in a crowded vegetable market at Alasua in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on Sunday morning. The incident took place when the vendors were sitting close to the six-foot high …
  • A month after cyclone 'Fani', 1.64 lakh families still without electricity in Odisha 04 Jun 2019 08:19 BHUBANESWAR: A month after cyclone 'Fani' ravaged Odisha after making landfall near Puri, more than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in the coastal districts were without electricity, an official said. In the worst-hit Puri district, power …
  • A month after Fani, Odisha continues to struggle under intense heat due to lack of power restoration 04 Jun 2019 07:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha: A month after Fani, 1.64 lakh families still in darkness  More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power …
  • Odisha: 8 die, 6 injured due to thunderstorm, lightning 03 Jun 2019 16:02 [India], June 3 (ANI): As many as eight people died and six injured due to thunderstorm and lightning in different parts of Odisha during the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Two deaths have been reported each from Koraput, Kendujhar, Jajpur and …
  • Electricity supply still to fully resume in cyclone-hit Odisha areas 03 Jun 2019 13:52 Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) Even a month after Cyclone Fani that ravaged coastal Odisha, basic services like electricity are yet to be fully restored in several areas. More than 1.64 lakh electricity consumers in the cyclone-hit areas are yet to see the …
  • Final goodbye: Mortal remains of Odisha mountaineer Kalpana Dash reach home 02 Jun 2019 17:37 Bhubaneswar: Mortal remains of Kalpana Dash, Odisha's only woman climber to have scaled the Mt Everest, arrived here from New Delhi on Sunday. Rich tributes were paid to the climber after her body reached the Biju Patnaik International Airport here, …
  • Month After Cyclone Fani, Over 48 Per Cent People Still Without Electricity In Puri 02 Jun 2019 16:43 About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Puri district are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone 'Fani' made landfall near Puri town on May 3, officials said Saturday. …
  • Mortal remains of Odisha’s 1st Everester reach home 02 Jun 2019 10:57 Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) The mortal remains of Odisha’s first Everester, Kalpana Dash, arrived here from New Delhi on Sunday. Dash, 53, passed away while descending from the Himalayan summit on May 23 at a height of around 8,600 feet. Her body was …
  • Heat wave continues in Odisha 02 Jun 2019 06:55 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Updated: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under AN intense heat wave with 10 places recording above 40 degreeS Celsius on Saturday. There seems no …
  • Tata Steel completes acquisition of Bhushan Energy for Rs 800 crore 01 Jun 2019 18:24 Tata Steel Saturday announced that it has completed the acquisition of debt-ridden Bhushan Energy Ltd. The announcement came after the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) approved the resolution plan of Tata Steel to acquire Bhushan Energy for around Rs …
  • Odisha govenrment to promote mangoes for export in Dhenkanal district 31 May 2019 06:56 By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The district administration has decided to promote cultivation of export-oriented mangoes in Government-run Saptasajya farm here. The district horticulture office will also set up a sample mango garden in a scientific …
  • Tata Steel all set to take over Bhushan Energy 30 May 2019 19:04 Bhushan Energy was a subsidiary of Bhushan Steel Ltd, which was also taken over by Tata Steel last year in May and later renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Thursday approved the resolution plan of Tata Steel to …
  • NCLT approves Tata Steel takeover of Bhushan Energy 30 May 2019 16:16 The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Thursday approved the resolution plan of Tata Steel to acquire debt-ridden Bhushan Energy Ltd for around Rs 800 crore. The principal bench of NCLT Delhi also rejected objections from Bhushan Energy's former …
  • NCLT approves Tata Steel's bid for Bhushan Energy; rejects objections 30 May 2019 15:47 The principal bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Thursday approved Tata Steel Limited’s bid of around Rs 800 crore to acquire Bhushan Energy Limited. The NCLT, while approving the bid, also rejected Bhushan Energy’s former promoter Neeraj …
  • Speculation rife over Odisha Cabinet picks 28 May 2019 22:38 Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal will administer oath of office to the MLAs at 10.30 am on Wednesday. BHUBANESWAR: As BJD president Naveen Patnaik prepares to take oath on Wednesday as the chief minister of Odisha for the record fifth consecutive term, …
  • India: Odisha FANI cyclone Assessment Report 26 May 2019 06:49 Introduction Indian Red Cross society National headquarters deployed the Assessment Team to the state of Odisha on 8th May for assessing the needs of the extremely severe cyclone Fani affected population; following is the details of the situation Report …
  • Odisha Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI BJD leader Naveen Patnaik  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So …
  • 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. …
  • 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. …
  • 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
    • Monsoon to reach Odisha 5-6 days late: IMD 04 Jun 2019 03:28 [India], June 3 (ANI): The monsoon will reach Odisha five-six days late this time, said Indian Meteorological Department's (MeT) local office here on Monday as the pre-monsoon showers were reported from parts of the state today. Talking to ANI, HR …
    • Odisha: Rain, thunderstorm wreak havoc; movement on NH 26 hampered 04 Jun 2019 01:58 [India], June 4 (ANI): Movement of vehicles on National Highway 26 was hampered here on Monday as rain coupled with thunderstorm wreaked havoc in the region. Several trees and electric poles were uprooted due to which vehicles were lined up for hours near …
    • Odisha: 8 die, 6 injured due to thunderstorm, lightning 03 Jun 2019 16:02 [India], June 3 (ANI): As many as eight people died and six injured due to thunderstorm and lightning in different parts of Odisha during the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Two deaths have been reported each from Koraput, Kendujhar, Jajpur and …
    • Cyclonic storm Fani: NCMC to meet today to take stock of emerging situation 02 May 2019 18:34 Image Source : IMD Image Cyclonic storm 'Fani' is expected to make landfall in Odisha on Friday afternoon. Wind speed may touch up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India Meteorological Department …
    • Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation underway as Odisha braces for storm; 203 trains cancelled 02 May 2019 18:06 Indian fishermen attempt to bring their boat ashore amid strong winds at Chandrabhaga beach in Puri district of eastern Odisha (AP Photo) India is bracing for an extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani as it moves closer to coastal Odisha, ahead of its …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 8 lakh people evacuated; Nasa tracking storm's movement 02 May 2019 13:01 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone updates: Over 8 lakh evacuated in Odisha 02 May 2019 12:15 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani: 89 trains cancelled, 3 specials put in service to evacuate tourists 02 May 2019 10:32 New Delhi: The Railways on Thursday said around 89 trains have been cancelled in the last two days in view of the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm 'Fani', which is likely to affect Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, while three …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 8 lakh people evacuated; PM Modi reviews preparedness 02 May 2019 10:28 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani: Around 89 trains cancelled, 3 special trains put in service to evacuate tourists 02 May 2019 10:28 New Delhi: The Railways Thursday said around 89 trains have been cancelled in the last two days in view of the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm 'Fani', which is likely to affect Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, while three special …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: About 8 lakh people evacuated to safer places 02 May 2019 09:13 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani Updates 02 May 2019 07:20 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani live: Over 8 lakh to be evacuated 02 May 2019 07:19 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani Updates 02 May 2019 06:44 Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • 20 years on, Odisha village still weeps for Staines 08 Apr 2019 03:36 MANOHARPUR, KEONJHAR: Twenty years after Graham Stuart Staines, his sons Philip (10) and Timothy (six) were burnt to death by a rabid bunch that claimed he was converting people in the name of missionary activity, Manoharpur, a nondescript tribal village …
    • Graham Staines’ story still very relevant: Director 29 Mar 2019 11:22 Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) “The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story” director Aneesh Daniel says the movie, which documents the tragic death of an Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines and his sons in Odisha, is very relevant in the current …
    • 3 Idiots actor Sharman Joshi: Have got all films based on my merit 25 Mar 2019 12:00 Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose films have received positive response from the critics and the audience, has not been seen much in the recently released successful films. During the recent interaction in Mumbai, Sharman told the reporters, "While …
    • Extremism is a threat to humanity: Sharman Joshi 24 Mar 2019 12:05 Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose latest film “The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story” is based on the real-life incident of the late Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines, believes that extremism should always be …
    • World's second oldest rock discovered in India 06 Jun 2018 05:25 Adiscovery of a rock sample eight years ago near Champua, a small town in the Kendujhar district of India’s Odisha state offers fresh clues about the Earth’s origins. The discovery was made by geologists from Curtin University, Malaysia and the University …
    • Where is Manipur?..I'm from Manipur!! :: Raghu Ningthoujam 05 Jun 2018 00:31 Where is Manipur....? "I'm from Manipur....!" "Loss of an erstwhile Kingdom to a Hamlet with an antagonistic name...!" Raghu Ningthoujam * Manipur in rajasthan The question "where is Manipur...?" looks to be funny and …
    • World's second oldest rock is from Odisha 10 May 2018 03:14 A rock sample recovered nearly eight years ago from Champua in Odisha’s Kendujhar district has put India at the forefront of geological research in the world. Scientists have found in the rock a grain of magmatic zircon (a mineral that contains traces of …
    • Academic push at pageant 31 Dec 2017 19:27 Bhubaneswar: Bhioliona Boro of Guwahati was crowned the KIIT Nanhi Pari Little Miss India on Saturday evening. State girl Jita Mohapatra from Chennai became the first runner-up while Anoushka Singh of Patna was the second runner-up of the beauty pageant. …
    • MoCab launches new quick and easy cab services in Odisha 20 Dec 2017 10:07 MoCab is a newly launched cab aggregator in Odisha, India that allows the customers to book a cab easily for traveling with comfort with many value-added services. They intend to become the best taxi and travel service in the state. Considering that most …
    • Odisha eyes Bihar's 05 Nov 2017 22:49 Patna: The Odisha government has evinced interest in taking up makhana (gorgon nut) cultivation in the state and has invited an entrepreneur from Bihar to explore its possibility. The entrepreneur happens to be Satyajit Singh, managing director of Shakti …
    • Odisha reviews projects totalling Rs 900 crore in mining districts 28 Oct 2017 05:01 Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Secretary A.P. Padhi on Friday reviewed the progress made vis-a-vis projects entailing an expenditure of Rs 900 crore under the Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC). These projects relate to …
    • Nagada: A journey into India’s heart of darkness 03 Mar 2017 12:02 Nagada (Jajpur district, Odisha): On a mud wall inside 25-year-old Mangala’s thatched hut in the forested hills of Odisha’s tribal heartland hangs a school bag, the sole sign of hope in the four-member family that lost one-year-old Saraswati to …
    • Hupi’s tale: India’s biggest rugby hope is from rural Odisha 28 Feb 2017 21:51 Written by Shahid Judge | Mumbai | Published:March 1, 2017 2:10 am Hupi Majhi was India’s top scorer in Rugby Women’s Sevens Trophy. When eight-year-old Hupi Majhi was sent to a boarding school in Bhubaneswar, she was fearful about what lay in store for …
    • More rains in store  for Odisha 26 Aug 2019 06:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State will receive more rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.The regional Met office predicted light to moderate …
    • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses 15 officials 18 Aug 2019 05:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha Government dismissed at least 15 officials from service and stopped pensions of two others, an official release issued by the Chief Minister’s Office said on Saturday. Stating that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik …
    • Revisiting some rare weaves, this National Handloom Day 17 Aug 2019 20:45 National Handloom Day celebrates the pluralistic traditions of the country. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) With #SareeTwitter taking the internet by storm to exhibitions highlighting the diversity of handspun weaves, it becomes imperative to observe …
    • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
    • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi 14 Aug 2019 19:47 Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
    • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states 14 Aug 2019 15:22 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
    • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert 14 Aug 2019 12:26 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
    • Naveen Patnaik reviews flood-hit districts of Odisha 14 Aug 2019 02:42 Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reviewed the flood-hit districts of the state and extended seven days gratuitous relief to those affected. Bolangir, Kalahandi, Boudh, Subarnapur and Kandhamal districts of the state are …
    • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
    • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
    • Promise of handouts by India's Congress could dent Modi's... 30 Mar 2019 11:51  28 Mar 2019 - 22:01 A supporter wearing an inflatable symbol of India's main opposition Congress party walks during a public meeting in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, March 12, 2019. The words read: "Long live Rahul Gandhi" . Reuters/Amit …
    • Promise of handouts by India's Congress could dent Modi's momentum Reuters 30 Mar 2019 08:25 By Devjyot Ghoshal and Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI, March 28 (Reuters) - The main opposition Congress party's promise to give sizable cash handouts to India's poorest families if voted to power could re-energize its campaign to oust Prime Minister …
    • Promise of handouts by India’s Congress could dent Modi’s momentum 28 Mar 2019 10:39 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The main opposition Congress party’s promise to give sizable cash handouts to India’s poorest families if voted to power could reenergize its campaign to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the general election starting in two weeks. …
    • State achieves 89 pc kharif target 10 Mar 2019 05:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Amidst criticism over delay in opening of mandis, the State Government has procured over 49.36 lakh tonne of paddy, achieving 89 per cent of the target till March 5.The paddy procurement target for Kharif Marketing …
    • 17 districts in Odisha fail in timely pay-back to chit fund scam victims 26 Feb 2019 08:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 17 districts have failed to ensure timely disbursement of compensation to small investors affected by chit fund scam in the State. A recent report of the State Government on distribution of financial aid to …
    • Odisha: Junior doctors on strike say unconventional methods risk patients’ lives 08 Dec 2018 00:09 Junior doctors at VIMSAR are seeking the director’s removal The Director of a state government-run medical college in Odisha withdrew from surgical practice Friday, after doctors from two more government medical colleges threatened to join an ongoing cease …
    • Ropeway service to be started soon at Patali Srikhetra shrine 19 Nov 2018 04:32 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  A ropeway will be built at Patali Srikhetra, which is associated with Lord Jagannath of Puri, in Kotsamalai of Subarnapur district to attract tourists. The Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) will instal the …
    • Lawyers associations plan ‘Mahabandh’ over West Odisha bench of High Court 13 Nov 2018 09:37 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: THE Central Action Committee (CAC) of All Western Odisha Bar Association (AWOBA) has resolved to intensify the ongoing agitation over establishment of High Court bench in western Odisha. This was decided at a meeting of …
    • Incessant rain cripples life in Odisha 06 Sep 2018 15:13 BHUBANESWAR: Incessant rains crippled life in several parts of Odisha on Thursday as the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression, raising the likelihood of more downpour till Friday, officials said. Low-lying areas in several …
    • Possibility of minor-to-medium flood in 11 Odisha districts as Mahanadi swells 29 Aug 2018 17:13 BHUBANESWAR: As the water level in the Mahanadi river continued to swell after discharge of water from the Hirakud Dam, the Odisha government said on Wednesday that there was a possibility of a minor-to-medium flood in 11 districts located in the river …
    • Pluckers to hold Gram Sabha on August 15 12 Aug 2018 02:17 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: The Odisha Kendupatra Karmachari Sangha (OKKS) will hold Gram Sabhas in eight districts on August 15 to adopt proposals for maintaining status quo on procurement of kendu leaf. The Forest department’s kendu leaf wing is …
    • Odisha receives 28.9% surplus rainfall in July 01 Aug 2018 10:14 Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Odisha has received a surplus rainfall of 28.9 per cent in July, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Wednesday informed. The state received an average rainfall of 438.0 mm against the long-term average (LTA) of 339.9 mm in July …
    • Odisha: Weak embankments fuel flood fear 23 Jul 2018 23:06 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  With Mahanadi and its tributaries Chitroptala, Luna and Birupa swelling alarmingly, flood fear has gripped residents of riverside villages in Cuttack district.The weak embankments are compounding fears of the panic- …
    • Odisha receives 25.6% deficit rainfall in June 01 Jul 2018 13:42 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha has received a deficit rainfall of 25.68 per cent in June, an official statement said on Sunday. The state received an average rainfall of 161.1 mm against the Long Term Average of 216.5 mm during the month, said the …
    • Mahanadi water war: BJP’s Dharmendra Pradhan slams BJP’s Raman Singh 01 Jun 2018 23:28 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: June 2, 2018 4:47:31 am Dharmendra Pradhan’s statement is a significant departure from the stance of his party’s Odisha unit which has steadfastly refrained from criticising Chhattisgarh. (File photo) …
    • Day before Modi visit, Naveen targets BJP, slams party’s ‘crocodile tears’ on Mahanadi 26 May 2018 00:06 Written by Sampad Patnaik | New Delhi | Updated: May 26, 2018 4:39:02 am Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday accused the BJP of shedding “crocodile tears …
    • Odisha sets target to achieve 100 per cent Open Defacation Free status by this year end 25 May 2018 06:27 By: PTI | Bhubhneshwar | Published: May 25, 2018 11:40:14 am Secretary to the Pachnayati Raj Deo Ranjan Kumar Singh said, “sufficient fund provision has been for the Mission. Collectors are being extended all required administrative and technical support. …
    • 51 killed in nor’westers since April in Odisha 14 May 2018 15:39 Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) At least 51 persons have been killed due to nor’wester-induced thunderstorms and lightning in Odisha since April 1, said a minister on Monday. Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty informed that while 47 …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to flag off Maha Yatra on May 16 14 May 2018 01:49 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the Mahanadi river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh is all set to drag on beyond the next general elections in 2019, chief minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has decided to lead from the front the …
    • Cyclonic rain damages over 33% crops in three Odisha districts 23 Dec 2017 14:02 Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday said that an area of of over 10,000 hectares in three districts had been affected by unseasonal rain in the state. According to a notification of Revenue and Disaster Management department, 10, …
    • Ansupa lake needs infrastructure boost to woo tourists 18 Dec 2017 03:26 ATHAGARH: The lone freshwater lake in the State, Ansupa, surrounded by the nature’s bounty, is wallowing in neglect. On a winter sojourn, birds from across the globe come here every year  for nesting in the mangrove and bamboo plants at the foothills of …
    • After farmer suicides and crop burning in Odisha, lens on ‘substandard’ pesticides 04 Nov 2017 23:53 New Delhi | Published:November 5, 2017 4:03 am The state government has reportedly announced compensation for farmers who have lost more than a third of their crops. (Representational Image) At least three farmer suicides and crop burning in eight …
    • MLAs from all 30 districts cannot be represented in ministry: Odisha CM 11 May 2017 21:19 Patnaik had left for the national capital soon after the new ministers had taken the oath of office on Sunday. Bhubaneswar: Amid growing resentment in his party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over non-representation of 12 districts in the ministry, Odisha Chief …
    • Odisha: MLA’s from all 30 districts can’t be represented in ministry, says CM Naveen Patnaik 11 May 2017 15:22 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:May 11, 2017 7:19 pm Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. Amid growing resentment in his party BJD over non-representation of over 12 districts in the ministry, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik  said the MLAs from all areas …
    • Odisha in the grip of severe water crisis 23 Mar 2017 01:32 With the summer approaching and the scarcity of drinking water hitting the interiors of Odisha, the State government has admitted that piped water supply projects in around 2,000 villages and small habitations have been lying defunct. The State has also …
    • Panchayat polls: A setback likely for BJD 21 Feb 2017 21:58 At the end of the fifth and last phase of panchayat polls on Tuesday, it became clear that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal has lost its supremacy in rural Odisha, suffering a severe jolt in the western region. In its fourth consecutive term …
    • 77% polling in final phase of pancahyat elections in Odisha 21 Feb 2017 16:56 File picture of ballot boxes being checked in gram panchayat office in Jharsuguda. | Express BHUBANESWAR: An average of 77 per cent of the electorate today cast their votes amidst tight security in the last and final phase of the three-tier Panchayat …
    • BJP continues good show in Odisha panchayat polls 19 Feb 2017 21:55 BJP has so far got a majority in Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj, Kalahandi, Deogarh, Subarnapur, Sambalpur, Bargarh and Bolangir zilla parishads. BJP continued its stellar run in the Odisha panchayat polls by claiming a majority in at least 8 of the 30 districts, …
    • Odisha Panchayat elections: 76 per cent polling in 4th phase 19 Feb 2017 15:25 By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published:February 19, 2017 7:54 pm Nearly 76 per cent of voters across 28 districts in Odisha today cast their votes in the fourth phase of polling for the ongoing Panchayat elections. Polling was held peacefully in all districts …
    • Padma for SOS bike ambulance rider 26 Jan 2017 05:31 Karimul Haque takes to hospital a boy in Malbazar, Jalpaiguri. File picture Jalpaiguri, Jan. 25: One of the Padma Shris this year will be conferred on a tea garden worker from Jalpaiguri who is a one-man bike ambulance service and has taken at least 3,000 …
    • Two Odisha MPs to head Parliamentary Standing Committees 15 Sep 2019 08:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Two MPs from Odisha have been nominated chairpersons of Parliamentary Standing Committees (PSCs). While former Union Minister Jual Oram, BJP MP from Sundargarh, is the chairman of Defence Committee, BJD veteran and Lok …
    • Wanted Maoist Mangal Singh Munda surrenders 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service ROURKELA:  A hardcore Maoist Mangal Singh Munda surrendered before Rourkela SP K Siva Subramani and Sambalpur SP KV Singh here on Saturday. Munda was carrying a reward of `4 lakh on his head. Subramani said earlier in the week, …
    • India records 3% surplus rainfall 12 Sep 2019 13:09 Rainfall for the country as a whole continues to be in surplus and has clocked in at three per cent as of Thursday, with more rains expected in the coming week. The monsoon withdrawal is running behind schedule. A stubborn low-pressure area lords it over …
    • 38 arrested for drunken driving in Odisha 07 Sep 2019 15:34 Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) As many as 38 people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, the police said on Saturday. The Odisha Police have launched a drive against drunken driving at 14 toll gates across the state under the amended Motor …
    • August shower brings down deficit to 1.2 per cent in Odisha 01 Sep 2019 06:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Heavy showers in most of the districts in August have brought down the State’s rain deficit to just 1.2 per cent. The State received 24.5 per cent surplus rainfall in August with an average of 443.3 mm against the …
    • Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT 28 Aug 2019 02:34 Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next four days: MeT Heavy rainfall will lash many parts of Odisha during the next four days with a fresh low-pressure area building up over the Bay of Bengal, a MeT official said here Tuesday. Odisha has been battered by heavy …
    • Man survives lightning only to suffocate to death when villagers treat his injuries with cow dung 26 Aug 2019 16:55 Man survives lightning strike - only to suffocate to death when villagers insist on treating his injuries by covering him in cow dung in India Binod and Gokula Podh were struck by lightning in Sundargarh district, India Villagers covered Binod with cow …
    • More rains in store  for Odisha 26 Aug 2019 06:07 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State will receive more rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.The regional Met office predicted light to moderate …
    • Tribal protests in Odisha stall railway projects 25 Aug 2019 03:21 By Express News Service ROURKELA:  Amid protests by tribals, the fourth line and a branch railway line projects between Rourkela and Bisra in Sundargarh district on Howrah-Mumbai route of the golden quadrilateral of the Railways have been stalled for the …
    • Seven-member panel formed for BJD membership drive 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted a State-level committee to monitor and coordinate the party’s membership drive set to start from September 2. The seven-member committee comprises …
    • Low pressure to trigger more rain across Odisha 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as rain pounded several parts of the State on Friday with Bhubaneswar recording 16.3 mm rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for more showers in the next 24 hours.  On the day Puri …
    • Good news: More rains in store for Odisha 19 Aug 2019 07:34 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said more rains are in store for Odisha as a low-pressure area has formed over central parts of Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining Jharkhand under the influence of a …
    • Odisha: Female IPS officer booked for kicking pregnant lady who suffered miscarriage 18 Aug 2019 13:30 Bhubaneshwar: A local court in Odisha has asked the police to book IPS officer Saumya Mishra for allegedly kicking a pregnant woman, which led to her miscarriage. An FIR was lodged against Sundergarh superintendent of police, Saumya Mishra, at Hemgir …
    • 10 beautiful places in Rajasthan 18 Aug 2019 07:53 Ten places you must add to your wish list while travelling to Rajasthan. Located in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan is the largest state of our country. Enveloped in beautiful sand dunes, Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in our country. …
    • Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster 17 Aug 2019 20:17 Express News Service On Wednesday last, Shiba Patra, a native of Ganjam's Buguda was bitten by a venomous snake. Instead of rushing him to a hospital, his family members took him to nearby Baladevjew Temple for a special ritual. The temple priests …
    • CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates hockey academy in Bhubaneswar 13 Aug 2019 21:06 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, on Tuesday inaugurated a high-performance hockey centre — Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA) — to groom the sports talent in the state. Patnaik expressed that this newly opened centre will produce young …
    • Odisha CM inaugurates Naval Tata Hockey Academy 13 Aug 2019 15:16 Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated the Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA), a high-performance centre that will groom the best hockey talents in the state into future national and international players. The …
    • Ruling BJD not yet ready to face urban voters of Odisha? 12 Aug 2019 06:17 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After winning the 2019 Assembly elections with a thumping majority, the BJD Government’s lack of interest to conduct the urban local body (ULB) polls has raised questions over the reason. Elections to the ULBs have been …
    • Odisha tourists detained at Bangkok airport 11 Aug 2019 03:35 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A holiday trip to Bangkok for four tourists from Odisha turned into a nightmare as they were allegedly detained and harassed by immigration officials at Don Mueang airport in Bangkok on their arrival on Saturday.The …
    • Four killed, 1.77 Lakh people affected by floods in 9 districts of Odisha 10 Aug 2019 04:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With no substantial rain for the last 24 hours, people in the flood-hit southern and western districts of the State heaved a sigh of relief on Friday. Those who had taken refuge at cyclone shelters have started …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches 22 projects worth Rs 4,461 crore 08 Aug 2019 03:30 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched 22 new projects involving a total investment of Rs 4,461.42 crore under his Make in Odisha initiative. The projects, mostly in food processing, metal and downstream …
    • Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas 08 Aug 2019 01:22 Image Source : PTI Heavy rain batters Odisha; flood-like situation in some areas Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression, which crossed Odisha coast, battered several parts of the state on Wednesday creating a flood-like situation and disrupting …
    • Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts 07 Aug 2019 08:57 The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore. Bhubaneswar: With the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression on Wednesday, heavy downpour battered several parts of …
    • Odisha's State Level Single Window Clearance Authority clears seven projects worth Rs 1,036 crore 07 Aug 2019 02:41 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) on Tuesday approved seven investment proposals worth Rs 1,036.39 crore in food processing, plastic, tourism, logistics and metal sectors. While giving in- …
    • Heavy rainfall in Odisha to bring down monsoon deficit 07 Aug 2019 02:36 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Rainfall deficit in Odisha, which currently is nearly 20 per cent, will come down as the State is all set to witness a good spell of rain in the next two to three days, said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR …
    • Odisha government clears projects worth Rs 1,036.39 cr 06 Aug 2019 16:06 Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven investment proposals with an investment of Rs 1036.39 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 2,778 persons. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) …
    • Focus now on market support to Odisha's millet farmers 29 Jul 2019 04:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Millets Mission (OMM), a programme aimed at enhancing the production of nutritious millet, has entered its second year in four blocks of Sundargarh district in this Kharif season. The Agriculture department hopes …
    • Rains to continue till August first week in Odisha 28 Jul 2019 04:17 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Farmers of the state who have been waiting for rains to revive their crops and kick start agriculture activities, now have a ray of hope. The much-awaited rainfall activity will remain above normal across Odisha till …
    • Odisha buys 300-400Mw power from spot exchanges to plug peak deficit 26 Jul 2019 16:12 Deficient monsoon rains in Odisha have impacted water levels in key reservoirs, forcing state-owned bulk power buyer and trader Gridco Ltd to source power from energy exchanges to plug peak deficit. Hydro power generation in the state reaches its peak …
    • 15-Year-Old Raped, Murdered In Odisha; Naked Body Found: Police 23 Jul 2019 14:33 In a separate case, another girl was gangraped in Odisha. (Representational) Rourkela: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed while another was gang raped in separate incidents in Odisha's Sundargarh district, the police said today. The …
    • BISRA Stone Lime to resume mining 23 Jul 2019 04:50 Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) subsidiary, BISRA Stone Lime Company (BSLC), will resume mining operations after a brief hiatus, according to a statement from the Ministry of Steel. BSLC had to cease operations from July 2019 due to a cash crunch. Steel …
    • Bisra Stone Lime Company to resume operation 23 Jul 2019 03:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Centre on Monday announced that mining operations at Bisra Stone Lime Company Limited (BSLC), a subsidiary of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), will resume this month. The decision was taken during a meeting …
    • Bisra Stone Lime to resume as SAIL, RINL to provide trade advance 22 Jul 2019 17:43 Steel Authority of India Ltd and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd will provide trade advance to Bisra Stone Lime Co and have assured offtake of dolomite from the company that recently ceased operations due to cash crunch. “After intervention by minister of steel …
    • 119 blocks in Odisha lack JMFC courts, admits Minister 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 119 blocks in Odisha do not have Civil Judge-cum-JMFC court. Admitting this, the state government on Wednesday said plans are afoot to establish 16 courts in 13 districts and a decision on opening courts in …
    • College student raped by teacher in Odisha 17 Jul 2019 15:20 Bhubaneswar, July 17 (IANS) A college student has allegedly been raped by a school teacher in a forest in Odisha’s Sambalpur district, the police said on Wednesday. The girl lodged a complaint at the Kuchinda police station, accusing the teacher of raping …
    • 10 arrested in two gang-rape incidents in Odisha 17 Jul 2019 01:43 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Ten persons including a minor were arrested by Brahmani Tarang (BT) and Sundargarh Sadar police over-involvement in two separate gang-rape incidents in the district.  In the first incident, a 15-year-old girl was gang- …
    • Sundargarh: College girl gangraped by friends 16 Jul 2019 20:28 Sundargarh: A college girl was allegedly gang-raped by five of her classmates at a forest in Balisankara area of Odisha’s Sundargarh district, reports said on Tuesday. The incident took place on June 26 and came to fore after the victim, a 1st year student …
    • 19-year-old woman raped in Odisha's panchayat office 12 Jul 2019 10:45 By Express News Service ROURKELA: A 19-year-old woman has allegedly been gang-raped by two persons including the husband of a woman sarpanch inside Jhirpani gram panchayat office in Sundargarh district.  She mustered courage to file a complaint in …
    • NTPC aims peak capacity from Odisha's Dulanga coal block in two years 11 Jul 2019 15:04 NTPC Ltd, India's largest power generator, aims to produce 1.92 million tonnes (mt) from it captive Dulanga coal block this fiscal, government documents show. The coal block will feed state-owned NTPC's upcoming 1600 Mw super thermal power plant at …
    • Frequent transfer of collectors hits development in Odisha 02 Jul 2019 03:37 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Administrative and developmental works in the tribal-dominated Sundargarh district have taken a severe beating due to abrupt transfer of three collectors within a short span of time.  The posts of Commissioner in Rourkela …
    • 50,000 new MSME units invest Rs 2,300 cr in Odisha: Economic Survey 2018-19 01 Jul 2019 14:01 As many as 50,158 MSME (micro, small and medium enterprise) units were set up in Odisha with an investment of Rs 2,324.46 crore in 2017-18, according to Economic Survey 2018-19. Together, these new units have created employment for 147,000 persons. …
    • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June 01 Jul 2019 09:43 Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
    • Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June 01 Jul 2019 09:20 Image Source : PTI Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June representational image  Odisha has registered a deficit rainfall of 31.5 per cent in June this year, an official said. The state received an average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long …
    • Rainfall activity picks up pace in Odisha 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  At least nine days after southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha, the rainfall activity picked up pace on Sunday. Rainfall occurred at most places in north Odisha and at isolated places in southern region from Saturday to …
    • Odisha to focus on sports in rural areas 30 Jun 2019 04:01 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With Odisha turning into a global sports hub, the state government is extending all possible support to make Bhubaneswar the sports capital of India. Towards this aim, an allocation of Rs 266.31 crore was made for the …
    • Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha, rain in several areas 21 Jun 2019 13:59 By IANS BHUBANESWAR: Providing much-needed relief from the scorching summer, the southwest monsoon finally on Friday made onset on the Odisha coast, triggering rainfall in different parts of the state. Indin Meteorological Department's senior scientist …
    • ‘Write off NINL losses before takeover’ 19 Jun 2019 07:29 The recognised union of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited said that it would back RINL’s proposal to acquire Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited if the losses incurred by the Odisha-based company were written off as a prerequisite for acquisition. Union president J. …
    • Auction of 24 mining blocks in Odisha still under cloud 19 Jun 2019 05:33 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The state government’s repeated assertion that it has kept 36 mines ready for auction has raised questions about its sincerity as it has failed to put a single block under hammer in the last two and a half years. As the …
    • Bengal doctors strike: Rourkela doctors boycott services 18 Jun 2019 06:47 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Doctors of government and private hospitals joined the nationwide strike of Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday. They suspended non-emergency medical services at the Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH) and private …
    • Neelachal Ispat to launch TMT bars soon 13 Jun 2019 18:12 Neelachal Ispat Nigam Ltd (NINL) is all set to launch its own brand of thermo-mechanically treated (TMT) bars, a value-added product which is expected to improve the company’s earnings. The MMTC and Odisha government-promoted steel public sector …
    • Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha 13 Jun 2019 04:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As many as 39 people have reportedly died due to heat wave in Odisha which continued to reel under gruelling hot conditions with little relief in sight. Four out of 39 alleged sunstroke death cases have been …
    • Odisha sizzles as monsoon stays away 11 Jun 2019 06:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As North India virtually burns, Odisha too, is feeling the heat. That the south-west monsoon has become sluggish in its advancement has not helped the matter at all. While the deep depression over the Arabian Sea and …
    • Congress sub-committees step up to combat election debacle job in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress on Sunday distributed responsibilities among six sub-committees constituted to visit different areas of the State to find out reasons behind the party’s worst ever performance in 2019 elections. The first sub- …
    • Nine places record over 40 degree Celsius temperature in Odisha 10 Jun 2019 02:56 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Scorching heat continues to make life miserable in Odisha. Temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius mark at nine places on Sunday. While Sambalpur was the hottest at 43.6 degree Celsius, the temperature at Hirakud stood at …
    • EVM tampering responsible for Cong poor show: George 06 Jun 2019 06:57 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Congress candidate from Sundargarh Lok Sabha seat George Tirkey on Wednesday blamed EVM tampering and internal sabotage for the electoral rout of the party in Odisha.   Talking to mediapersons, George said Congress …
    • Intense heatwave sweeps India: Check IMD warnings for your state 04 Jun 2019 04:31 Intense heatwave sweeps India: Check IMD warnings for your state You may have to sweat a little more, or a lot more. Large swathes of India are battling intense heatwave conditions, with Rajasthan's Churu topping the heat chart in the country at 50.3 …
    • India battles heatwave conditions, Rajasthan's Churu hottest at 50.3 degrees Celsius 03 Jun 2019 19:56 By PTI NEW DELHI: There was no let up in heatwave conditions in large swathes of India on Monday, with Rajasthan's Churu remaining the hottest in the country as the mercury touched the 50-degree mark, the India Meteorological Department said. There was …
    • Ahluwalia, Oram among names doing the rounds for LS Speaker 03 Jun 2019 17:06 New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) With the first session of the new Lok Sabha set to begin in a fortnight, all eyes are now on the choice of the Speaker who will conduct the proceedings of House over the next five years. Among the names doing the rounds are Jual …
    • No reward by Centre as State riles Western Odisha and Kendrapara voters 03 Jun 2019 05:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJP-led Government at the Centre and Naveen Patnaik’s Ministry in Odisha have started functioning after a gruelling campaign schedule.While Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team visited the State several times …
    • Heat wave continues in Odisha 02 Jun 2019 06:55 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Updated: Jun 01, 2019, 10:04 pm IST Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under AN intense heat wave with 10 places recording above 40 degreeS Celsius on Saturday. There seems no …
    • Hemananda has secret pact with Biju Janata Dal: Former Union Minister Lenka  02 Jun 2019 06:10 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  With no end to the blame game over the miserable performance of Congress in the State, senior leader and former Union Minister Kanhu Charan Lenka on Saturday targeted former Chief Minister Hemananda Biswal and accused …
    • Sundargarh’s BJP workers unhappy 31 May 2019 06:57 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The BJP members and supporters in Sundargarh district were dejected with five-time Sundargarh Lok Sabha (LS) Member of BJP Jual Oram being kept out of the BJP led Narendra Modi Government this time.  He had served two …
    • Speculations on Cabinet berth for Jual 30 May 2019 09:23 By Express News Service ROURKELA: ALL eyes are now on BJP Sundargarh MP Jual Oram. With swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi and his Cabinet of Ministers scheduled on Thursday, speculations are rife about Jual entering the BJD-led NDA Cabinet for the …
    • No ministerial berth disappoints Sundargarh BJD workers 30 May 2019 09:23 Express News Service ROURKELA: The Naveen Patnaik-led State Government yet again denied ministerial berth to winning candidates from Sundargarh district, leaving the rank and file in the Sundargarh unit of BJD and locals dejected. BJD insiders said the …
    • Vote gain but seat loss for BJD in Lok Sabha election 29 May 2019 06:30 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The outcome of the simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in the State has sprung many surprises for the BJD. While several leaders fell from the seat of power after being rejected by voters, a number of new faces …
    • Sundargarh: BJD fails to perform on expected lines 27 May 2019 05:07 Express News Service ROURKELA: AMID faulty candidate selection and lack of coordination among district leaders, the ruling BJD frittered away a golden chance of winning maximum Assembly seats under Sundargarh Lok Sabha constituency. Of seven Assembly seats …
    • Capital records 39.5 degree, heat wave warning for 9 dists 26 May 2019 06:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Capital continued to reel under intense heat with temperatures touching 39.5 degree Celsius on Saturday. The Capital recorded a humidity level of 72 per cent, which made life miserable. The neighbouring Cuttack was …
    • Sundargarh lok sabha polls 18 Apr 2019 04:41 Bhubaneswar: When election dates were announced, things didn’t look that easy for tribal affairs minister Jual Oram, the senior BJP leader who had won the party's only Lok Sabha seat from Odisha in 2014. But as Sundargarh goes to polls on Thursday, …
    • Jual Oram fights an uphill but hopeful battle in Sundargarh 17 Apr 2019 17:12 BHUBANESWAR: When election dates were announced, things didn’t look that easy for tribal affairs minister Jual Oram, the senior BJP leader who had won the party's only Lok Sabha seat from Odisha in 2014. But as Sundargarh goes to polls on Thursday, …
    • 11 candidates file papers for Sundargarh LS seat 27 Mar 2019 05:55 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Eleven candidates filed nominations for the Sundargarh Parliamentary constituency on the last day of filing papers for the second phase General Elections on Tuesday. A total of 81 candidates entered the fray for seven …
    • Procurement target to go up in Sundargarh 18 Jan 2019 02:49 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The first phase of paddy procurement in Sundargarh district is likely to be completed in the next three weeks. Since December 12, over 60,000 tonne of paddy has been purchased in the district, which faced crop loss over 67 …
    • 2018, a mixed bag for Odisha's Sundargarh 31 Dec 2018 04:55 Express News Service SUNDARGARH: It was a year of highs and lows for Sundargarh district which witnessed several new infrastructure projects taking off but man-animal conflict continued to be a major crisis with 17 human lives being lost in 2018.  Among …
    • Hockey world cup 2018: Every day a field day in Odisha’s Sundargarh district 15 Dec 2018 19:37 Trainees sweat it out on a dry and dusty hockey field at Rajgangpur as coach Sunil Tigga, an ex-Armyman who trains them for free, keeps a close watch. AS ODISHA hosts its first men’s hockey World Cup, with an infrastructure upgrade of Rs 82 crore and a …
    • Rural women in Sundargarh on path to economic independence 23 Aug 2018 01:48 By Express News Service ROURKELA: THE Sundargarh district administration on Wednesday unveiled slipper and noodle manufacturing units, which are aimed at providing livelihood and economic independence to women from rural areas. The district administration, …
    • Abandoned, new bus terminal gets damaged at Sundargarh district 23 Apr 2018 01:08 SUNDARGARH: Amid administrative neglect, the new bus terminal building at Sundargarh district headquarters town has remained unutilised for 20 months even as miscreants have damaged substantial portion of the structure and have stolen costly items. The …
    • Scholarship eludes SC/ST students of Sundargarh 25 Mar 2018 01:45 ROURKELA: Thousands of SC/ST students from Classes VI to X in Sundargarh district have not received their Pre-Matric Scholarship (PMS) from April 2017 even as they have gone home after completion of examinations. Efficient and faster disbursement of …
    • Sundargarh bandh total over toll  18 Mar 2018 00:50 Traffic movement on SH 10 paralysed by members of Sundargarh Citizens’ Forum over excessive toll fee collection | Express ROURKELA: Sundargarh district headquarters town remained paralysed for 12 hours on Saturday owing to the shutdown call given by …
    • Sundargarh town bandh today 17 Mar 2018 01:46 ROURKELA: Residents have called for a 12- hour shutdown of Sundargarh district headquarters town on Saturday to protest against abnormal toll collection at Masnikani gate on Rourkela- Sambalpur Biju Expressway (State Highway-10). Eminent citizens, members …
    • Child marriages haunt Sundargarh 16 Mar 2018 01:09 ROURKELA: Child marriages are still prevalent in Rourkela Smart City and other parts of tribal-dominated Sundargarh district. According to reports, one Raju Munda (32) of West Singhbhum district in adjacent Jharkhand had come to marry a minor girl (16) of …
    • SC relief for Congress MLA from Sundargarh 13 Feb 2018 21:49 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday partially stayed an Orissa High Court order that had set aside the election of Congress MLA Yogesh Kumar Singh from the Sundargarh (reserved) Assembly constituency and issued notices to Election Commission and two …
    • Orissa High Court declares Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh's election invalid 30 Jan 2018 12:50 Orissa High Court building. (Courtesy to orissahighcourt.com) CUTTACK: In a significant judgement, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday declared the election of Jogesh Singh, Congress MLA from Sundargarh Assembly constituency, invalid on Tuesday. The HC order …
    • Orissa HC declares Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh's election invalid 30 Jan 2018 11:05 Orissa High Court building. (Courtesy to orissahighcourt.com) CUTTACK: In a significant judgement, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday declared the election of Jogesh Singh, Congress MLA from Sundargarh Assembly constituency, invalid on Tuesday. The HC order …
    • A year of roller coaster ride for Sundargarh 29 Dec 2017 07:36 ROURKELA: 2017 was nothing less than a roller coaster ride for the people of industrial district of Sundargarh. From shining sportstars bringing pride to their native land to frequent breakdowns at Rourkela Steel Plant, they had their own share of highs …
    • Sundargarh gets festive on Christmas 26 Dec 2017 06:29 ROURKELA: The tribal-dominated Sundargarh district with a sizeable Christian population on Monday celebrated Christmas with religious fervour and much fanfare.The day was celebrated by getting together with family and friends, and exchanging gifts and …
    • Human trafficking worry for Sundargarh 14 Dec 2017 19:28 Rourkela: The return of two married women, aged 24 and 36, from Saudi Arabia has brought women's trafficking in the district to the fore again. "Our study suggests that the situation is not encouraging," said Rajendra Behera, chief co- …
    • Two Sundargarh girls ‘trafficked’ to Saudi Arabia 13 Dec 2017 02:53 ROURKELA: Nearly a year after two women of Tarkera in Sundargarh district were sent to Saudi Arabia by a broker with job promises, they returned home on Sunday to narrate horrifying tales of torture and abuse by the employers as well as the broker. On …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik visits Sundargarh district, launches several projects 22 Oct 2017 16:54 By: PTI | Rourkela | Published:October 22, 2017 9:48 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (PTI/Files) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday made a whirlwind tour of Sundargarh district and launched several projects besides attending …
    • Excess moisture damages crops in Sundargarh 12 Oct 2017 03:39 A farmer shows his damaged paddy crop at Shraddhapur village in Sundargarh district | Express ROURKELA:Sporadic cases of damage to certain varieties of short duration paddy crops, including Khandagiri, GB-1 and Soubhagini, are being reported from many …
    • Sundargarh on alert as two test H1N1 positive 08 Aug 2017 06:33 ROURKELA: The Sundargarh administration has sounded alert after the health administration reported that two persons of the district tested positive for swine flu at Bhubaneswar.Sundargarh ADMO (Public Health) Dr SP Padhi said one patient each from Rourkela …
    • Odisha's Sundargarh district administration finally wakes up to address dengue menace 19 Jul 2017 05:28 Dengue (AP file Image for representation ) ROURKELA: A month after the advent of monsoon, Sundargarh district administration has finally woken up from its slumber to tackle the menace of vector and water-borne diseases.A meeting was held here on Tuesday to …
    • Odisha: Woman, 6-yr-old son trampled to death by elephants in Sundargarh 13 Jul 2017 13:14 The destroyed wall of Samari Pradhan's house in the Sialjore village of Sundargarh district in Odisha | EPS ROURKELA: A woman and her six-year-old son were trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants at Sialjore village, about 35 km from Rourkela, in …
    • eVIN app creates robust vaccination network in Sundargarh 10 Jul 2017 05:07 ROURKELA: After introduction of electronic vaccination intelligence network (eVIN), the tribal-dominated Sundargarh district is working towards equipping cold chain points with temperature loggers under the eVIN system to strictly enable storage of …
    • Sundargarh bandh over attack on Oram partial 17 Jun 2017 02:47 ROURKELA: The seven-hour shut-down, called by Sundargarh unit of BJP to protest the egg attack on Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Friday, was partially successful. The BJP leaders and members blocked highways and staged protests from 6 am to 1 …
    • Six heat deaths claimed in Sundargarh district in Odisha 01 May 2017 02:11 ROURKELA: THE summer has been too harsh for Rourkela city and rest of Sundargarh district. The suffering due to heat too has been long since it began in the third week of March. With no trace of rainfall in the rest of the district barring Sundargarh town, …
    • Ecological farming, mantra for rich reap in Sundargarh 29 Apr 2017 02:37 SUNDARGARH: Ecological farming has benefited several farmers of the district and elsewhere with many of them reaping profits through use of organic seeds.  Speaking about their experiences during the two-day Desi Chasi Sammelani here, a woman farmer, …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviews BJD panchayat poll performance in Sundargarh & Deogarh district 20 Apr 2017 16:46 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI) BHUBANESWAR:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked BJD panchayat representatives to work hard for the people to keep their faith in the party intact. The chief minister on Thursday reviewed the poll …
    • Sundargarh farmers reap benefits from poly houses 07 Apr 2017 02:45 ROURKELA: To enhance the earning potential of farmers under market-led agriculture extension programme, farmers in Sundargarh district are being encouraged to cultivate off season cash crops of certain varieties. In rain-fed Sundargarh district, farmers …
    • Congress, a divided house in Sundargarh 16 Mar 2017 01:22 ROURKELA: A day after Talsara MLA Prafulla Majhi alleged horse-trading by Sundargarh District Congress president (SDCC) which helped the ruling BJD form ZP council, speculations are rife that Majhi may switch side to the BJP. Supporting the BJD seems to …
    • Solar solution to water crisis in Sundargarh 02 Mar 2017 02:10 ROURKELA: Come summer and rural population in tribal-dominated Sundargarh district can be seen walking miles for collecting water. But, not anymore. The scene in rural Sundargarh has changed for the better. At least four lakh people would have assured safe …
    • Sundargarh to close paddy procurement next month 28 Feb 2017 02:11 ROURKELA: THE Sundargarh administration has decided to close paddy procurement by mid-March. With procurement on in full swing with purchase of about 1.28 lakh tonnes of paddy, the administration hopes to close procurement after purchase of another 22,000 …