• Odisha FC announces contract extension for Vinit Rai 17 Jan 2020 12:31 Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) Odisha FC on Friday announced that India international Vinit Rai will continue being a part of the team till 2023. The midfielder signed the extension of his contract with the Bhubaneswar-based ISL club on Friday. Speaking on the …
  • Odisha to approach Centre to bring Biju Babu’s iconic Dakota 17 Jan 2020 05:32 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government on Thursday initiated the process to bring back the iconic Dakota aircraft of former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik which he had used to rescue erstwhile Indonesian Vice President Muhammad Hatta and Prime …
  • Odisha likely to auction Sukinda chromite and Guali iron ore mine 16 Jan 2020 22:42 The Odisha government is likely to auction the Sukinda chromite mine and another working iron ore mine that were being reserve for the state-owned Odisha Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd. A notification to 'de-reserve' is to be issued very soon …
  • 2 College Students Arrested For Kidnapping, Raping Teen In Odisha: Cops 16 Jan 2020 18:07 The accused have been arrested under sections of IPC and POCSO, the police said (Representational) Berhampur: Two college students were arrested on Wednesday for the alleged kidnapping and rape of a 14-year-old school girl at a village in Odisha's …
  • 24 hurt in LTT Express accident in Odisha, 4 suspended 16 Jan 2020 17:01 Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) Four railway officials have been suspended over the Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Express accident in Cuttack on Thursday, according to an East Cost Railway (ECoR) statement. As many as 24 passengers were …
  • Eight Coaches of Train Derail in India’s Odisha Injuring At Least 20 - Photo, Video 16 Jan 2020 07:30 India 08:32 16.01.2020(updated 08:33 16.01.2020) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): While Indian Railways registered a decline in train accidents in 2019, of the 41 incidents that occurred from 1 April 2019 to 31 October 2019, 29 were due to derailment. On …
  • 5 coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail in Odisha; 15 passengers injured 16 Jan 2020 05:32 At least 15 passengers were injured as five coaches of the Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed and three more were displaced after colliding with a goods train amid heavy fog near Cuttack in Odisha on Thursday, railway officials said. …
  • Lokmanya Tilak Express derails in Odisha, 20 injured (2nd Lead) 16 Jan 2020 05:18 Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) As many as 20 passengers were injured when Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Express derailed after hitting a goods train near Nergundi railway station in Odisha’s Cuttack on Thursday morning due to heavy fog. …
  • Odisha announces steps to check distress migration from four districts 15 Jan 2020 21:30 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: January 16, 2020 2:00:31 am Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a series of steps to check distress migration from the state, …
  • SC allows SMPL to resume mining in Odisha after clearing dues 15 Jan 2020 18:58 New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed Sarda Mines Pvt Ltd (SMPL) to resume operations at its mine in Keonjhar district in Odisha after paying around Rs 933 crore to the state as environmental compensation. A bench headed by Chief …
  • Hyderabad's Mehrajuddin Wadoo - Odisha didn't create anything in the game 15 Jan 2020 18:57 Hyderabad remain winless in 11 matches... After the 2-1 defeat against Odisha FC on Wednesday, Hyderabad FC assistant coach Mehrajuddin Wadoo felt that his team has become more balanced on the field. Marcelinho (1') scored the fastest Indian Super …
  • ISL: Odisha record fourth consecutive win 15 Jan 2020 17:41 Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Odisha FC strengthened their playoff hopes with a 2-1 win over Hyderabad FC in a Hero Indian Super League contest at the GMC Balayogi Stadium here on Wednesday. Marcelinho (1′) gave the hosts an early lead but Aridane Santana (15′, …
  • Odisha FC boss Josep Gombau - We can beat the top three teams 15 Jan 2020 17:38 Odisha will take on ATK, Goa and Bengaluru FC in their next three matches... Odisha FC head coach Josep Gombau felt that his team was not at their best despite registering a 2-1 win against Hyderabad FC on Wednesday.  Aridane Santana's brace helped …
  • Aridane Santana’s brace helps Odisha pip Hyderabad to win fourth consecutive match 15 Jan 2020 17:03 By: PTI | Hyderabad | Published: January 15, 2020 10:19:59 pm Aridane Santana celebrating his winner. (Source: ISL) Odisha FC made a strong case for play-off qualifications with a 2-1 win against Hyderabad FC in a Indian Super League encounter here on …
  • ISL: Odisha edge Hyderabad for fourth straight win 15 Jan 2020 16:57 IMAGE: Aridane Santana celebrates scoring for Odisha FC in Wednesday's I-League match against Hyderabad FC. Photograph: ISL/Twitter Odisha FC made a strong case for play-off qualification with a 2-1 victory over Hyderabad FC in the Indian Super …
  • Odisha register comeback win against Hyderabad 15 Jan 2020 16:17 Marcelinho's goal in the first minute could not help Hyderabad take all three points... Odisha FC continued their splendid form in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a crucial away win over tailenders Hyderabad FC. Aridane Santana (15', 45') …
  • Odisha BJP President election on Jan 17 15 Jan 2020 15:01 Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will elect its state President on January 17, a party official informed on Wednesday. The nomination process for the election will be held on Thursday in the presence of party …
  • ISL LIVE: Hyderabad FC v Odisha FC 15 Jan 2020 14:22 19' Rohit, who was receiving medical attention is now back on the field 15' Goal Aridane Jesús Santana Cabrera 15' Yellow card Dimple Bhagat 15' Hyderabad are unable to deal with the long throw from Sarangi. Kilgallon and Gurtej make a mess …
  • Odisha, Telangana record steepest inflation rate in December 2019 15 Jan 2020 13:27 Odisha and Telangana have recorded the highest rate of Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) during December 2019. Both states witnessed inflation rate escalating to 9.4 per cent, surpassing the national average of 7.35 per cent in the period, a study by CARE …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces special package for migrant workers on Sankranti 15 Jan 2020 11:37 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a special package for migrant workers for strengthening their livelihood and creation of assets in 20 migration prone blocks of four western Odisha districts on the occasion of …
  • Pradhan reiterates demand for OBC, SEBC reservation in Odisha 15 Jan 2020 11:31 Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday reiterated his request to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for reservations of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in government jobs and educational institutions and for …
  • CESU to start power disconnection drive in 9 Odisha districts from Thursday 15 Jan 2020 10:50 BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha has said it will commence its power disconnection drive from Thursday in a phased manner as the company had a pending arrear of Rs 1,971 crore by end of November last year. The power …
  • Odisha State Open University gets temporary possession of land for permanent campus 15 Jan 2020 07:25 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: With Odisha State Open University (OSOU) given temporary possession of 40-acre land at Badasinghari on the outskirts of the city, work on establishment of its permanent campus seems set to gain pace. University Vice …
  • Lack of coordination of state leaders with high command leading to Congress fall in Odisha 15 Jan 2020 07:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Senior leaders not aligned to any group in the ongoing factional fight in the Congress are contemplating to apprise the high command of the actual situation and the need for a thorough change in the State unit. "It …
  • Socialising twist to governance at Odisha's IAS officers meet in Konark 15 Jan 2020 07:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The first conference of IAS officers in Naveen Patnaik 5.0 is going to be a different affair. It will blend serious brainstorming on governance with bonding and socialisation. This year’s annual meet aims to break the …
  • CESU drive on as opposition parties in Odisha demand rollback 15 Jan 2020 07:24 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) is determined to go ahead with its decision to disconnect power supply to defaulting consumers from January 16, the opposition BJP and Congress on Tuesday urged the State …
  • Odisha government mulling call-centre based project to tackle women harassment 15 Jan 2020 07:24 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government is mulling to come up with a system to effectively deal with women harassment cases without the victims having to go to police station to lodge complaint. A call-centre based project has been …
  • An Initiative for Odisha Medical Aspirants: Super 30's Anand Kumar became an Inspiration 15 Jan 2020 06:47 “Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, calibre, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam One such determined and passionate educator …
  • Family facing Maoist threat flees village in Odisha's Malkangiri 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service MALKANGIRI: After a brief lull, Maoists made their presence felt in Malkangiri district by forcing a family to flee village under Mathili block limits. Threatened by the Maoists, the family of Ganga Madhi, a native of Katua Padar …
  • 33 per cent marks must for promotion to 12th Grade: Odisha Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Students who do not secure minimum 33 per cent marks in Plus 2 first year will not be allowed to appear annual Plus II examination, said School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Tuesday.  Dash said though …
  • Goat lifter gang busted, six held in Odisha's Khurda district 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Ganjam police on Tuesday busted a gang of goat lifters and arrested six of its members from Khurda district. As many as 70 goats, 80 sheep, two SUVs, three motorcycles, five mobile phones and two swords were seized from …
  • National child rights body asks Odisha government to resolve fee structure row 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked Odisha government to take necessary steps to regulate fee structure of private schools in the state. The Commission, in a letter to the School and …
  • Spanish duo of Xisco Hernandez and Aridane Santana leading Odisha FC's charge 15 Jan 2020 03:42
  • Odisha Man Allows Minor Boy To Ride His Motorbike, Fined Rs 26,000 14 Jan 2020 16:10 Boy was arrested during checking, was riding the motorbike without helmet: Cops (Representational) Bhubaneswar: The transport department of Odisha has imposed a penalty of Rs 26,000 on the owner of a two-wheeler for allowing a boy to ride his motorbike. …
  • Odisha up for the challenge, Hyderabad playing for pride 14 Jan 2020 14:37
  • Passport Renewal- Odia Tech Guy Suspected To Be Bangladeshi By Kolkata Cops - ODISHA BYTES 14 Jan 2020 13:58 Reading Time: < 1 minuteKolkata:  An Odia tech entrepreneur, Sampad Swain, has accused Kolkata Police of harassment during document verification for passport renewal, suspecting him to be a Bangladeshi. Taking to Twitter on Monday, Swain posted: “Facing …
  • Blanket of frost covers Similipal National Park in Odisha 14 Jan 2020 09:59 Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A blanket of frost has covered Similipal National Park owing to the drop in temperature at the Mayurbhanj district. “We have been experiencing a relatively very low temperature in Similipal National Park as a result of this widespread …
  • Six pythons rescued in Odisha’s Dhenkanal 14 Jan 2020 07:53 Dhenkanal (Odisha): Six pythons were on Monday rescued from a hume pipe in Gajamara of Dhenkanal district in Odisha. Snake rescuer Sheikh Lalu said that of the six pythons, one was as long as 18 feet. “We rescued six pythons and the longest one was 18 feet …
  • Night temperature in Odisha to rise from today 14 Jan 2020 06:22 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Night temperature in Odisha, which is under the grip of coldwave for last two days, will start increasing from Tuesday. IMD officials said minimum temperature will increase by 2 to 4 degree Celsius in next 24 hours and …
  • Odisha cops assaulted in Rajasthan 14 Jan 2020 06:22 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Two Odisha police personnel had a bitter experience in Rajasthan where they had gone to bring a man on transit remand in connection with an alleged cheating case when the locals manhandled them. According to police, the …
  • JSPL’s coal gasification-based DRI plant in Odisha resumes operation 14 Jan 2020 05:55 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) on Tuesday said its coal gasification-based DRI plant at Angul district in Odisha has resumed operation. “JSPL’s 1.80 MTPA DRI (direct reduced iron) plant based on coal gasification process has resumed operations in Odisha …
  • ISL 2019-20: Hyderabad FC vs Odisha FC - TV channel, stream, kick-off time & match preview 14 Jan 2020 05:45 ISL 2019-20: Hyderabad FC vs Odisha FC - TV channel, stream, kick-off time & match preview The hosts and the visitors are in contrasting form, with Hyderabad having lost last three games and Odisha having won their last three... Hyderabad FC are to …
  • JSPL resumes operations in coal gasification plant in Odisha’s Angul district 14 Jan 2020 05:26 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has resumed operations in its direct reduced iron (DRI) plant based on coal gasification process in Odidha’s Angul district. The facility, which has a production capacity of 1.80 MTPA, had halted its operations due to …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s tributes to former ruler of Khallikote 14 Jan 2020 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday paid rich tributes to former ruler of Khallikote Raja Bahadur Ramachandra Deo on the latter’s 121st birth anniversary. Deo played a key role in the formation of a separate …
  • Digha tourist misses train, raped in Odisha hotel 14 Jan 2020 03:07
  • Teenaged girl committed suicide over studies in Odisha 14 Jan 2020 00:47 BHUBANESWAR: A teenaged girl committed suicide in Odisha’s Sambalpur district, reportedly after being insisted by her mother to seriously pursue her studies for upcoming matriculation examination, reports said on Monday. According to report, the Class 10 …
  • Digha tourist misses last train, raped in Odisha hotel 14 Jan 2020 00:08
  • 6 Pythons Rescued From Abandoned Pipes In Odisha. Watch 13 Jan 2020 12:54 Six pythons were captured in Odisha (Representative Image) A video shared by Indian Forest Services officer Susanta Nanda on Twitter shows how six pythons were captured in Odisha. The video shows forest department officials working to capture the huge …
  • 40 per cent of new HIV infections are youth in Odisha 13 Jan 2020 07:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The youths in Odisha are now getting caught up in the deadly disease like AIDS. Of 2,467 new infections recorded so far in 2019-20, around 40 per cent are youth, said the latest statistics released by the Odisha State …
  • Odisha shopkeeper’s cyclist son clinches gold in Khelo India  13 Jan 2020 04:43 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Dinesh Kumar, son of a small-time shop-keeper in Rourkela, became the first-ever cycling gold medallist in Khelo India Youth Games at Guwahati on Sunday. He bagged the medal in the U-21 individual 30 km event by clocking …
  • ISL- Odisha FC 2-0 Mumbai City FC - Talking Points tar 13 Jan 2020 04:30 Odisha FC moved to fourth position in the Indian Super League (ISL) as it beat Mumbai City 2-0 on Saturday at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. After an eventful first half, Odisha went ahead in the 47th minute when Aridane Santana finished off from a …
  • Odisha former Congress MP Maurice Kujur passes away at 84 12 Jan 2020 15:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Former Congress Parliamentarian Maurice Kujur passed away at KIMS, Bhubaneswar due to age-related infirmities and multiple diseases in the wee hours of Sunday. He was 84 and survived by his two sons, Rajat and Pravat, …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges people to obey traffic rules 12 Jan 2020 07:08 BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday urged people to obey traffic rules and exercise utmost care and caution on the roads. “On the occasion of 31st National Road Safety Week, I solicit the cooperation of all road users and appeal them to …
  • Odisha government to introduce common PG entrance test from next session 12 Jan 2020 07:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government has initiated process to introduce common entrance test for admission of students into PG courses in the State-run universities from 2020-21 academic session. Vice-chairperson of Odisha State Higher …
  • Odisha government casts caste census on inclusive growth canvas 12 Jan 2020 07:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a significant move, the Odisha Cabinet on Saturday unanimously passed a resolution evoking the Centre for conduct of a socio-economic caste enumeration simultaneously alongside the General Census which it said would …
  • Hurdles come on promotions of government staff in Odisha despite CM order 12 Jan 2020 07:08 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed all departments and district collectors to give timely promotion to Government employees in different cadres, several genuine concerns of employees have not been addressed by …
  • ISL 2019-20: Not so pretty, but three important points for Odisha FC 12 Jan 2020 04:16 Odisha were not all that impressive but did enough to claim the three points against a sub-par Mumbai .... The tie between Odisha FC and Mumbai City FC was tipped to be an exciting affair between the two direct rivals fighting for a top-four spot. That …
  • UPSC Result 2019: Odisha's Anshuman Kamila tops IES exam 12 Jan 2020 01:40 Image Source : FACEBOOK/ANSHUMAN KAMILA Odisha's Anshuman Kamila tops IES exam Anshuman Kamila from Odisha has topped the prestigious Indian Economic Service (IES) exam 2019. Anshuman Kamila is among the 32 candidates, who have qualified the IES …
  • ISL 2019-20- Odisha FC, Mumbai City FC Jostle in Potential Six-pointer 11 Jan 2020 20:52 Bhubaneswar: Odisha FC will leave nothing to chance as they battle with Mumbai City FC, possibly their most direct competitors for the play-off spot in the Indian Super League, here on Saturday. After starting the season with away fixtures and then playing …
  • ISL- Odisha hosts Mumbai City in battle for top four tar 11 Jan 2020 20:52 Odisha FC will leave nothing to chance as it battles with Mumbai City FC, possibly its most direct competitor for the play-off spot in the Indian Super League, at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday. After starting the season with away fixtures and then …
  • ISL: Odisha outclass Mumbai at home to break into top four in league table 11 Jan 2020 17:56 Odisha FC toppled Mumbai City FC 2-0 to make it three wins out of three at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday. After a barren first-half, goals from Aridane Santana (48') and Xisco Hernandez (74') were enough for Josep Gombau's men to floor …
  • ISL: Odisha flex muscle at home with Mumbai scalp 11 Jan 2020 17:30 Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Odisha FC toppled Mumbai City FC 2-0 to make it three wins out of three at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday. After a barren first-half, goals from Aridane Santana (48′) and Xisco Hernandez (74′) were enough for Josep Gombau’s …
  • Two-goal Odisha FC too good for Mumbai City FC 11 Jan 2020 16:42
  • Odisha wants to conduct socio-economic caste enumeration with census 11 Jan 2020 15:58 Odisha wants a socio-economic caste census (SECC) to be conducted simultaneously with the General Census 2021. Chairing a Cabinet meeting on Saturday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the state would move the Centre for a socio-economic caste enumeration …
  • Odisha for socio-economic caste enumeration with census 11 Jan 2020 14:40 Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) The Odisha Cabinet on Saturday resolved to move the Union government seeking ‘Socio-Economic Caste Enumeration’ along with the General Census 2021. Law Minister Pratap Jena said the Cabinet took a decision that such enumeration …
  • ISL 2019-20 LIVE: Odisha FC vs Mumbai City FC 11 Jan 2020 13:23 Two changes in the Mumbai lineup. Jorge Costa brings back Sarthak Golui and Serge Kevyn into the XI replacing Sauvik Chakraborty and Diego Carlos. Odisha remain unchanged. MCFC subs: Ravi Kumar, Valpuia, Bidyananda Singh, Bimpin Singh, Mohammad Rafique, …
  • Family of four found dead inside locked house in Odisha's Rajgangpur 11 Jan 2020 11:40 By Express News Service RAJGANGPUR: A family of four was found dead inside their house on Saturday at the IT Colony of Rajgangpur in Sundargarh district in Odisha. Ranjit Prasad (35), who was a contract worker at a cement company, his wife Alpana (30) …
  • Every public servant must understand that the citizen is the master: Odisha CM 11 Jan 2020 05:55
  • Prohibited 'Thai Magur' farming continues unabated in Odisha 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Culture of prohibited exotic African Catfish species ‘Thai Magur’ continues unabated in Tangi-Choudwar block despite a ban by the National Green Tribunal. Farming of the Magur variety has been banned from 2000 because of …
  • Odisha's Paralakhemundi Gajapati no more 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Head of Gajapati dynasty and former Parliamentarian, Paralakhemundi Maharaj Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo, died in the early hours of Friday, following prolonged illness. He was 76. The Gajapati was in coma for the last …
  • Four Odisha government officials dismissed for corruption 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government dismissed four officials from service after corruption charges were proved against them following a vigilance investigation recently. Three other officials were also given compulsory retirement. …
  • 7,000 unemployed Odisha youths get placement in job fair 11 Jan 2020 04:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In spite of the present employment crisis across the country, 7000 rural youths of Kandhamal Parliamentary Constituency got placements in 71 companies during a two-day mega job fair held at Phulbani and Boudh. The job …
  • Education officer, peon arrested in Odisha 11 Jan 2020 02:58 By Express News Service KORAPUT: Police on Thursday arrested district education officer (DEO) Pramod Panda from Cuttack, almost a month after a teacher Chittaranjan Panda was found hanging in his residence. A peon of the district education office Anil …
  • Centrifuge machines lying defunct, patients suffer in Odisha hospital 11 Jan 2020 02:57 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Two hi-tech centrifuge machines in the Blood Bank of MKCG Medical College and Hospital here have been lying defunct since the last week of December causing major inconvenience to patients. Despite attempts by health …
  • Odisha royal, ex-MP Gopinath Gajapati Narayan, dies 11 Jan 2020 00:50 BHUBANESWAR: The Paralakhemundi king and two-time Lok Sabha member Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Friday. He was 76. As per reports, he was undergoing treatment at the hospital as he was suffering from …
  • Treat citizens with dignity: Odisha CM tells officials 10 Jan 2020 18:08 Bhubaneswar, Jan 10 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked government officials to treat the citizens with dignity. He said every public servant must understand that the citizen is the master. “The public servant is here to serve the …
  • Odisha FC's Josep Gombau happy to be home 10 Jan 2020 13:37 The Spanish boss thanked the Bhubaneswar crowd for the team’s recent change in form… Odisha FC will hope to register their third win on the trot at home when they take on Mumbai City FC on Saturday at the Kalinga Stadium. After a rough start to their …
  • Marco Leite: Odisha FC and Mumbai City FC know each other well 10 Jan 2020 12:08
  • Odisha government to soon announce development package for Konark Temple 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  After Sri Jagannath Temple at Puri and Lingaraj Temple here, the State Government has decided to focus on the beautification and peripheral development of Konark Sun Temple. 5T Secretary VK Pandian visited the Konark …
  • Odisha government announces remedial summer classes for students 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State Government has decided to continue the learning enhancement programme this year too by utilising the summer vacations.The tutorial classes will be open for students who are poor in studies or want to get …
  • CESU announces January 15 deadline for electricity bill defaulters in Odisha 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) on Thursday issued an ultimatum to defaulting consumers asking them to clear their arrears by January 15 to avoid disconnection of power supply. Reminding the December 10 …
  • Odisha to have promotion courts for government employees 10 Jan 2020 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In continuation to the special drive on promotion and as part of the 5T initiative, the State Government on Thursday decided to set up Promotion Courts (Padonnati Adalats) to solve the problems of employees who could …
  • Odisha topped in child porn in 2018 10 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded the dubious distinction of registering maximum cases of child pornography in the country in 2018. It also continued to report unrelenting sexual assaults against women and minor girls. According to the …
  • Kansa's kingdom faces elephant loss at Odisha's Dhanu Yatra 10 Jan 2020 05:54 Express News Service BARGARH :  Kansa's  elephant ‘Kuvalaya’ is an integral part of the Dhanu Yatra. Throughout the 11-day-long open air theatrical performance, people look forward to King Kansa moving around the town on his caparisoned elephant during …
  • Young anti-sand mining activist found dead in Odisha's Rashgovindpur 10 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BARIPADA:  Tension flared up in Rashgovindpur after the body of a local youth, who had been opposing illegal sand mining in the area, was found on the bed of Jambhira river on Thursday morning. The deceased 32-year-old Mantu Tarei …
  • Odisha government gives nod for three projects including Rs 8,000 crore-aluminium plant 10 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In a bid to boost industrialisation, the State Government on Thursday approved three big ticket investment proposals, including Rs 8,000 crore alumina refinery unit of Hindalco Industries Limited (Hindalco) at …
  • Odisha government panel recommends 98 business plans for land allotment 10 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The high-level Land Allotment Committee on Thursday recommended 98 investment proposals to the State Government.The committee, headed by Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy, reviewed the land requirement of these units …
  • Extra classes for students during summer vacation in Odisha 10 Jan 2020 05:08
  • School headmaster arrested by vigilance in Odisha in disproportionate asset case 09 Jan 2020 16:21 Image Source : PTI School headmaster arrested by vigilance in Odisha in disproportionate asset case The headmaster of a government-run boarding school in Odisha's Nabarangpur district has been arrested by anti-graft vigilance wing for allegedly …
  • Extra classes for students during summer vacation in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 15:38 Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to start extra classes for students who are weak in studies during the summer vacation from this year, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said on Thursday. The move is aimed to …
  • Odisha approves Rs 8000-crore new alumina project by Hindalco 09 Jan 2020 13:44 The High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA), the apex body to clear investment projects in Odisha approved a new greenfield alumina refinery unit proposed by Aditya Birla Group owned Hindalco Industries. The new refinery estimated to cost Rs 8000 crore, is …
  • Odisha government clears NTPC’s Talcher project 09 Jan 2020 10:20 Kolkata: The government of Odisha has approved NTPC’s Talcher Thermal Power Station expansion plan entailing an investment of Rs 7,698 crore. The project involves setting up 1320 (2 X 660 mw) super critical power units on the existing premises of 460 MW …
  • Odisha bears brunt of trade union strike 09 Jan 2020 08:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Normal life was disrupted across Odisha on Wednesday due to nationwide strike called by 10 Central trade unions (TUs) to protest inflation, growing unemployment and “anti-people policies” of the Central Government. …
  • Alert farmers, protect paddy: Collectors in Odisha informed 09 Jan 2020 08:13 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast rainfall in several parts of Odisha this week, the State Government on Wednesday asked the Collectors to alert farmers and take necessary measures at mandis …
  • Probe into rape of minor begins in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service ROURKELA: Jhirpani police have launched an investigation into the rape of a nine-year-old girl who is admitted to the one-stop centre ‘Sakhi’ on Rourkela Government Hospital campus. The girl, who is a resident of a slum residing …
  • Odisha government plans to boost research 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Focus area of research in the State-run universities will now be based on the suggestions received from all Government departments. The Higher Education department has decided to reach out to all departments in this …
  • Odisha Tourism Development Corporation introduces day-tour packages 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) introduced special day-tour packages for Bhitarkanika and Satkosia (Badmul) to facilitate travel and visit of tourists during the peak tourist season. The packages planed in …
  • Bandh brings normal life to a grinding halt in Odisha 09 Jan 2020 06:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The nationwide bandh called by 10 central trade unions against the ‘anti-people’ policies of Centre and other issues evoked mixed response from people throughout the State on Wednesday.  Roads wore a deserted look and …
  • Tata Steel arm gets licence for chromite ore mine in Odisha 08 Jan 2020 11:52 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 8 (ANI): Tata Steel's subsidiary T S Alloys Ltd has won a licence for a chromite ore mine in Odisha for 50 years. The Odisha state government had undertaken an auction process for the grant of mining lease for the …
  • Odisha's FDI equity inflows surge 330% to $43 million in H1FY20 08 Jan 2020 11:26 Odisha’s Foreign Direct Investment (FD) equity inflows have soared 330 per cent during H1 or April-September period of FY20. FDI inflows into the state rose from $10 million to $43 million. Odisha ranks next only to Kerala & Lakshwadeep in terms of …