• Abhinav Bindra banking on younger crop to deliver the goods 20 Jul 2019 17:44 It may have been excluded from the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham but shooting still remains among India’s high hopes when it comes to building up on its Olympic medal count in Tokyo next year. Abhinav Bindra, India’s first individual gold medallist …
  • Patkura votes to elect its MLA 20 Jul 2019 14:46 Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) Around 67 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 5 p.m. in the election to Odisha’s Patkura assembly seat on Saturday. The polling in the constituency was postponed twice in the past few months. An electorate of 2.44 lakh …
  • NMC bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday: Harsh Vardhan 20 Jul 2019 13:36 “The National Medical Commission Bill has been approved by the cabinet… I was thinking of getting it introduced yesterday, but there were technical formalities, so on Monday morning I’ll be introducing the Bill in parliament,” Vardhan said, expressing hope …
  • Governor Anandiben transferred to UP, Lalji Tandon replaces her in MP 20 Jul 2019 12:46 West Bengal, Bihar, Tripura and Nagaland have also got new Governors. New Delhi: In a major reshuffle, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed new Governors to six states with Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel being transferred to Uttar …
  • Odisha's Patkura Bypoll underway, battle begins between BJP and BJD 20 Jul 2019 10:51 Kendrapara: Odisha's Patkura assembly constituency at Kendrapura on Saturday kickstarted its bypolls at 7 AM on Saturday. It will be interesting to see the political battle between Bijoy Mohapatra of the BJP who is fighting against BJD's nominee …
  • Voting For Odisha's Patkura Assembly Seat Underway 20 Jul 2019 07:03 Kendrapara, Uttar Pradesh: Polling to Odisha's Patkura assembly seat got under way at 7 am on Saturday, after being postponed twice in the past few months, an official said.  An estimated 12 per cent of the over 2.44 lakh electorate exercised their …
  • Odisha’s tourism sector loses Rs 732 crore in aftermath of Cyclone Fani 20 Jul 2019 06:12 A fisherman arranges his fishing net before venturing out into the sea, after Cyclone Fani made landfall, in Nadia district of West Bengal, Saturday, May 4, 2019. (PTI Photo/File) Odisha has lost around Rs 732 crore in the tourism sector in the last …
  • 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 …
  • Monsoon patrolling stepped up in Odisha's Similipal Tiger Reserve 20 Jul 2019 01:39 By Express News Service BARIPADA: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) authorities in Mayurbhanj district have intensified patrolling in forest areas to prevent poaching and timber smuggling during monsoon. More than 500 forest personnel along with Divisional …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha High Court grants bail to former BJD corporator Ranjita Biswal 20 Jul 2019 01:37 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Odisha High Court on Friday granted bail to former BJD corporator Ranjita Biswal who was arrested for illegal possession of firearms on April 10. The single judge bench of Justice SK Sahoo granted her bail while leaving it …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital 19 Jul 2019 17:39 Image Source : PTI Dharmendra Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains -- Bhubaneswar- …
  • Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital 19 Jul 2019 13:15 Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains — Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur and Bhubaneswar-Junagarh — for the convenience of the people in Odisha’s …
  • Govt hospital in Odisha denies transportation, family carries body on a sling 19 Jul 2019 09:05 The family was denied van despite state govt's Mahaprayana scheme that offers free service for transportation of dead bodies from hospitals. Kalahandi: Tribals here had to carry the body of their relative who died during treatment at an NGO-run …
  • Denied Transportation, Odisha Family Carries Dead Body In A Sling 19 Jul 2019 08:41 Kalahandi, Odisha: Tribals in Kalahandi district of Odisha had to carry the body of their relative, who died during treatment at an NGO-run hospital, in a sling made of cloth after authorities denied to provide a van. Nigidi Majhi, who was admitted to the …
  • In Assembly, Odisha govt faces heat from own MLAs over potato mission 19 Jul 2019 07:32 Taking a dig at Mallick, Maharathy told reporters, “I don’t know when my elder sister abandoned politics and started studying medical science.” (PTI/file) The BJD government, which has an overwhelming majority in the Odisha Assembly, is facing scrutiny …
  • 'Tamil Nadu, Kerala. Odisha to receive heavy rains,' says IMD 19 Jul 2019 07:22 Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal. New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that states such as Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Odisha are likely to receive heavy …
  • Odisha: Relatives carry body of family member on a sling after hospital denies transportation 19 Jul 2019 07:14 Kalahandi (Odisha) [India], July 19 (ANI): Tribals here had to carry the body of their relative who died during treatment at an NGO-run hospital in Gunupur village in Kalahandi district of Odisha in a sling made of cloth after authorities denied to provide …
  • Odisha hospital gives saplings to new parents in bid to recover lost green in Fani 19 Jul 2019 04:15 Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], July 19 (ANI): After the city lost a large number of trees to the recent Cyclone Fani, a government hospital here has taken up a unique initiative to recover the lost green cover by handing out free tree saplings to the …
  • Odisha Police proposes Capital UPD division  19 Jul 2019 02:14 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha police on Thursday submitted a proposal to the state government for bifurcation of Bhubaneswar Urban Police District (UPD) into Bhubaneswar North and Bhubaneswar South. The UPDs have been proposed to be headed by a …
  • Curtains on campaign for Odisha's Patkura elections 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Campaigning for the July 20 poll to Patkura Assembly segment in the district came to an end on Thursday with BJP, BJD and Congress candidates making last-ditch efforts to woo voters. The electioneering saw BJD supremo …
  • No measure to fight vector-borne diseases in Odisha 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service ROURKELA: The perfunctory approach of Rourkela administration to prevention of vector-borne diseases in the city has drawn flak of the citizens.  While the administration has intensified efforts for creating public awareness on …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha sends list of 30 lakh farmers for PM-Kisan scheme 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the state government claimed to have provided assistance to over 51 lakh farmers under its flagship Kalia scheme, it has sent a list of around 30 lakh farmers to the Centre for assistance under PM Kisan scheme. …
  • Scribe assault: Uproar in Odisha assembly, opposition parties demand SP's arrest 18 Jul 2019 16:43
  • Pradhan discusses road map to make steel hub in Odisha 18 Jul 2019 15:44 New Delhi, Jul 18 () Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Thursday held a meeting with officials to discuss a road map for developing a steel hub in Odisha. "Met with steel industry stakeholders and senior officials of the ministry to chart out a road …
  • SAMS Odisha +3 Merit List 2019: First allotment list released, check now 18 Jul 2019 08:58 SAMS Odisha +3 Merit List 2019: The last date to pay admission July 21 till 5 pm SAMS Odisha +3 Merit List 2019: Odisha Higher Education Department has released the first merit list for the +3 admission or degree admission. The first allotment list is …
  • Sams Odisha +3 Merit List 18 Jul 2019 07:03 The Higher Education Department of Odisha Government has released the SAMS Odisha +3 Merit List 2019 on its official website. The Odisha Degree Merit List 2019 is now available on the official Student Academic Management System (SAMS Odisha) - samsodisha. …
  • SAMS Odisha +3 admission 2019: First allotment list released, check now 18 Jul 2019 06:50 SAMS Odisha +3 admission 2019: The last date to pay admission July 21 till 5 pm SAMS Odisha +3 admission 2019: Odisha Higher Education Department has released the first merit list for the +3 admission or degree admission. The first allotment list is …
  • Howrah: 4 Odisha businessmen die in NH6 accident 18 Jul 2019 06:06
  • BJP wants Odisha Assembly adjourned till Patkura elections 18 Jul 2019 02:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With a majority members of the treasury benches, including ministers, abstaining from the Assembly for the last couple of days, opposition BJP on Wednesday urged Speaker SN Patro to adjourn the House till Patkura …
  • Odisha IPS officers seek switch to Centre 18 Jul 2019 02:40 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha is struggling with large scale vacancies in IPS cadre, 15 IPS officers have applied for Central deputation. The officers who have evinced interest include three Additional Directors of General, two …
  • 17-year-old raped by school teacher in Odisha  18 Jul 2019 02:40 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: 17-year-old college girl was allegedly raped by a 50-year-old high school teacher in a forest under Kuchinda police limits in the district. Though the incident took place on July 11, the girl lodged complaint in the …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 4 Odisha bizmen die in NH6 accident 18 Jul 2019 00:22
  • 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 …
  • Odisha mulls new industrial policy to sweeten sops, take on rival states 17 Jul 2019 15:16 Sensing competition from peer states to woo new investments, the Odisha government is mulling to recast its Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) last revised in 2015. Though IPR 2015 was loaded with fiscal and non-fiscal incentives, other states with more …
  • Bandhavgarh tigress to continue in captivity in Odisha as inter state big cat transfer project remains in limbo 17 Jul 2019 09:43 Conservationists are dismissing the claims stating that the authorities are trying to spin facts that the tigress remains in captivity and that the entire project has been a failure from the start.(Express photo by Deepak Daware/ Representational) The …
  • 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 …
  • 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- …
  • 45-year-old man dies in crocodile attack in Odisha  17 Jul 2019 01:43 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: A 45-year-old man died after being attacked by a crocodile while taking bath in Brahmani river at Sahupada village within Aul police limits near Bhitarkanika National Park here on Tuesday.   The deceased was identified …
  • Odisha to have new tourism policy soon 17 Jul 2019 01:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha will soon have a new tourism policy with attractive incentives for investors as well as agencies to boost the sector in the state.  Tourism Secretary Vishal Kumar Dev said Odisha Tourism is mulling revamp of its …
  • How Odisha took bite out of malaria: strategy and ASHA soldiers on ground 16 Jul 2019 23:14 ASHA worker Gitanjali Bhakta (left) performs a malaria blood test in Lokapada village of Boudh district. (Express photo by Sampad Patnaik) From 4,36,850 malaria cases reported in 2015, Odisha had 66,301 cases reported in 2018, an 85-per cent reduction, …
  • Deficient rain slows down sowing of rice, pulses in large parts of Odisha 16 Jul 2019 15:51 The sowing of key kharif crops - rice and pulses, has taken a hit after 20 out of 36 metrological sub-divisions received scanty rainfall. Rice has been sown on 9.78 million hectares (as on July 12), about 12 per cent lower than the area in the same period …
  • Action against 836 officers in housing scam in Odisha 16 Jul 2019 14:27 Image Source : TWITTER Action against 836 officers in housing scam in Odisha (representational image) Action has been taken against 836 officers for their alleged involvement in corruption under various housing schemes in Odisha in last two years, said a …
  • 369 people killed in Odisha elephant attacks since 2015 16 Jul 2019 10:33 Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) As many as 369 persons were killed and 207 injured in wild elephant attacks in the last four years in Odisha, said a Minister on Tuesday. Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh informed the Assembly that these …
  • Google India-Tata Trusts to expand Internet Saathi program to Punjab, Odisha 16 Jul 2019 09:05 New Delhi, Jul 16 () Google India and Tata Trusts Tuesday said their Internet Saathi initiative, that aims to facilitate digital literacy among women in rural India, will be expanded to villages in Punjab and Odisha. Launched in July 2015, the Internet …
  • Odisha Police to receive award for promoting use of IT 16 Jul 2019 05:34 Odisha police are being hailed for use of a mobile application Arakhi, which serves as a database for all FIRs registered in police stations. (file) Odisha Police has been selected for the DGP National Crime Records Bureau Running Trophy for effective use …
  • Robber dies as bomb explodes in Odisha 16 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR:  A gang of robbers was dealt with an instant dose of Karma after looting a cattle trader as one of them was killed when a bomb they were carrying exploded at Belaguntha within Bhanjanagar police limits here on Monday. The …
  • Facebook love lands Odisha youth in jail 16 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service JAIPUR: A 23-year-old youth was arrested for harassing and threatening a minor girl he had met on Facebook.  The accused Raj Kishore Behera of Sitaleswar village in Jajpur Town municipal limits and the minor who resides in Alarpur …
  • Odisha's VIMSAR nursing students on hunger strike 16 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Students of VIMSAR Nursing School launched a hunger strike from Monday demanding action against principal Snehalata Oram for alleged improprieties.  The 300 students of the school alleged that Oram has been exploiting …
  • Odisha government's women safety claim goes for toss 16 Jul 2019 02:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The state government’s overdrive on safety and empowerment of women has been stonewalled by the criminals as rape cases continue to surge ahead. Replying to a written question of Congress leader Narasingh Mishra, …
  • Centre says no to special category status for Odisha 16 Jul 2019 02:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Centre once again clarified that there is no proposal under consideration for according to special category state status to Odisha. Replying to a question of BJD MP Ramesh Majhi, Union Minister for State for Finance …
  • No move to grant special category status to Odisha: Anurag Singh Thakur 15 Jul 2019 13:26
  • SAMS Odisha HSS admission 2019 second merit list released: How to check, documents needed 15 Jul 2019 12:41 Odisha class 11 or HSS or junior college admission result out.(Express Photo by Abhinav Saha). SAMS Odisha HSS 2019 second merit list: The second merit list for admissions to Odisha-based Higher Secondary School (HSS) has been declared at the students’ …
  • Five police constables injured in mob attack in Odisha 15 Jul 2019 04:30 By PTI KORAPUT: At least five police personnel, including a woman constable, were injured and a police vehicle was damaged in a mob attack on a police station in Odisha's Rayagada district, police said. The incident took place on Saturday evening when …
  • Extortion haunts contract agencies in Odisha's Paradip 15 Jul 2019 04:29 By Express News Service PARADIP: Gangs running extortion rackets are increasingly targeting public projects and private companies in the port town of Paradip. The fear of protection money rackets operated by local leaders and criminals has started haunting …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha: Dharmendra Pradhan campaigns for BJP candidate Bijoy Mohapatra 14 Jul 2019 17:32 Kendrapara (Odisha) [India], July 14 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday visited Kendrapara's district to campaign for BJP candidate Bijoy Mohapatra for the upcoming Patkura Assembly polls. Pradhan campaigned door to door with candidate …
  • Odisha: Railways Chairman reviews projects, says more funds allocated to tackle land acquisition issues 14 Jul 2019 15:17 Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], July 14 (ANI): Chairman of Railway Board (CRB) Vinod Kumar Yadav on Sunday visited Bhubaneswar to review undergoing projects funded by the Centre and said 'more funds have been allocated this year to sort out land …
  • Odisha registers 31% decline in number of lightning deaths 14 Jul 2019 09:37
  • Over 15 lakh devotees witness ‘Suna Besha’ in Odisha's Puri 14 Jul 2019 03:16 By Express News Service PURI: Over 15 lakh devotees thronged the pilgrim town to witness the majestic ‘Suna Besha’ of the Trinity on their respective chariots on Saturday evening. Overcast conditions with brief spells of rain made the ritual a pleasant …
  • Jeypore villagers in Odisha seek review of road work 14 Jul 2019 03:16 By Express News Service JEYPORE: Residents of six panchayats in Jeypore block have appealed to the Rural Development department to review construction of a road from NH-26 near Randapali to Umuri railway chowk as the project has been delayed considerably. …
  • Odisha CM seeks direct flight between Bhubaneswar-Dubai 14 Jul 2019 00:27 Bhubaneswar:  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Union Civil Aviation Ministry to introduce direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Dubai to meet growing demand of people of the state for international travel. In a letter to Union Civil …
  • Odisha: Dairy farmers spill gallons of milk on road in protest against OMFED 13 Jul 2019 21:33 Bhadrak (Odisha) [India], July 14 (ANI): Dairy farmers in Basudebpur town spilt gallons of milk on the roads as a mark of protest against Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (OMFED). This outrage comes after the OMFED reportedly refused …
  • Devoid of accommodation, Odisha BJP chief whip forced to stay on footpath 13 Jul 2019 21:33 Keonjhar (Odisha) [India], July 14 (ANI): BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, has claimed that he has not been allotted an official residence or guest house in Bhubaneswar, forcing him to stay on the footpath. Speaking to ANI, Manjhi, a …
  • SAMS Odisha HSS 2nd merit list 2019 expected today @samsodisha.gov.in; check details here 13 Jul 2019 07:22 BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha School and Mass Education department is likely to announce the second merit list for admission into higher secondary schools for plus two courses on July 13, 2019. The students who have applied for the Odisha +2 admission 2019 are …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha man attempts suicide after India lost to New Zealand in World Cup semi-final 12 Jul 2019 22:36 India were undone by a smart and determined Kiwi side.Twitter/Cricket World Cup An Indian cricket fan from Odisha's Kalahandi district has allegedly attempted suicide on Thursday as India lost the semi-final clash of the ICC Cricket World Cup …
  • 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 outpaces pan-India growth in steel production between 2014 and 2018 12 Jul 2019 14:49 Odisha has trumped the national average in crude steel production between calendar years- 2014 and 2018. Nationwide, the crude steel output in the period under review witnessed a spike of 22 per cent, rising from 87.29 million tonnes (mt) to 106.5 mt. In …
  • 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 …
  • 16 held for peddling drugs in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar 12 Jul 2019 10:43 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In a crackdown on drug peddlers in the state capital, Commissionerate Police arrested 16 persons for selling brown sugar and cannabis in different areas of the city in the last two days. On Thursday, three drug …
  • Odisha: Several devotees flock to witness 'Return Car Festival' 12 Jul 2019 08:29 Puri (Odisha) [India], July 12 (ANI): Lakhs of devotees flocked outside the Gudicha Temple today to take part in the Bahuda Rath Yatra or the 'Return Car Festival' which begins on the ninth day of Jagannath Rath Yatra from Gundicha Temple to …
  • Odisha tourism ropes in eight bloggers to promote the destination 12 Jul 2019 05:45 Bhubaneswar: In a bid to protect Odisha's tourism potential at the international level, Odisha's tourism department in collaboration with Air Asia has roped in eight bloggers who will promote the natural beauty and rich heritage of the state, an …
  • Rachakonda police arrest inter-state criminal in Odisha 11 Jul 2019 18:45 Hyderabad: Rachakonda Police have unearthed a massive racket wherein a West Bengal resident has been duping people of their hard earned money by offering attractive returns. The accused, Soumen Banerjee of Kolkata, posed himself as a customs officer and …
  • 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 …
  • Rare 11-Feet Snake Weighing 25 Kg Rescued In Odisha 11 Jul 2019 13:57 After all due procedure, the snake was left in the mountains. Malkangiri: A rare 11-feet snake was rescued by the members of Snake Helpline rescued from Odisha's Malkangiri district. "We rescued a rare 11 feet long snake from Kalimela Block of …
  • Odisha to seek inclusion of States in edu panel 11 Jul 2019 06:35 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government will seek inclusion of States as members of the National Education Commission (NEC) proposed under the draft National Education Policy (NEP) 2019.  Attending a State-level consultative meeting on draft …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks Centre to include two of five proposed spots in iconic tourism sites 11 Jul 2019 00:25 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (File photo) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to the Union Tourism Ministry proposing that it select two of five tourism site options based in the state and include them in the Centre’s proposed iconic tourism …
  • Odisha gets highest ever allocation in railway sector 10 Jul 2019 21:11 Image Source : ANI Representative Image Odisha has received its highest ever allocation of Rs 5,993 crore in the railway sector in the Union Budget for 2019-20, an official said on Wednesday. This is an increase in the allotment compared to last year, and …
  • Odisha gets highest ever railway allotment of Rs 5993 crore 10 Jul 2019 18:04 It is the highest ever railway allotment for Odisha. The Union Budget 2019-20 has allocated Rs 5993 crore for the railway sector of Odisha, registering an increase of Rs 741 crore from the last year’s outlay, a railway official said on Wednesday. It is the …
  • Odisha seeks inclusion of two places in iconic tourist sites 10 Jul 2019 18:03 Bhubaneswar, July 10 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday requested Union tourism minister Prahalad Singh Patel to include at least two tourist places of importance from the state in the list of iconic tourist sites to be developed by …
  • Naveen Patnaik requests Centre to include two tourist places from Odisha in list of iconic tourism sites 10 Jul 2019 17:29
  • Odisha can help India become a $10 trillion economy, says Sajjan Jindal 10 Jul 2019 14:13   Odisha can help India become a $10 trillion economy, by becoming a manufacturing hub of metal and allied sectors, a report by JSW Group and PwC India said. For this, the state must leverage its vast mineral resources. Sajjan Jindal, Chairman, JSW Group, …
  • Metal sector's share seen at 25% in Odisha's quest to become $1 trn economy 10 Jul 2019 13:47 The metals sector is projected to contribute 25 per cent to Odisha's economy, which expected to touch a size of one trillion dollars by 2030. A Vision Report titled 'Economic Possibilities for Odisha Towards a One Trillion Dollar Economy' …
  • Odisha can become export hub for metal based industries: Report 10 Jul 2019 12:32 BCCL Speaking on the occasion, Sajjan Jindal chairman JSW group referred to Odisha as the hidden gem of India and emphasized the role of regional economies in acheiving the goal of One Trillion Dollar Economy. KOLKATA: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik released a …
  • Document on trillion dollar economy for Odisha released 10 Jul 2019 12:27 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday released the vision document 'Economic Possibilities for Odisha - towards a One Trillion Dollar Economy'. The document has been jointly prepared by the JSW Group and PwC India. …
  • Singareni Collieries starts work at Naini coal block in Odisha 10 Jul 2019 12:16 The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has initiated steps to commence work on the Naini coal block in Odisha, which is known to have reserves of 34 crore tonnes of coal. It plans to produce about 1 crore tonnes per annum. N Sridhar, Chairman and …
  • BJD holds protest as Odisha missing from India’s 17 iconic tourism sites 10 Jul 2019 07:54 Konark Temple in Odisha  (File Photo) The reference to the development of 17 iconic tourism sites of India in Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget speech has garnered strong criticism from the BJD, as no monument from Odisha has made it to the list …
  • BJP launches mega membership drive in Odisha 10 Jul 2019 06:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Setting its eyes on 2024 election, BJP has planned to increase its organisational strength by enrolling as many members as possible into the party fold to improve its vote share in the State.“The BJP got nearly 1 crore …
  • Odisha Ministers submit report cards to CM Naveen Patnaik 10 Jul 2019 06:27 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  All the Ministers have submitted their departmental review report to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday indicating the steps taken for implementation of BJD’s election manifesto which was accepted as the policy …
  • Odisha govt announces Rs 222 crore bonus for Kendu leaf pluckers, labourers 10 Jul 2019 05:21 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jul 10, 2019, 8:23 am IST Updated: Jul 10, 2019, 8:23 am IST Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday announced Rs 222 crore bonus and other incentives for Kendu pluckers, binders and other labourers for …
  • 11-yr-old boy electrocuted in Odisha's Cuttack  10 Jul 2019 04:45 By Express News Service CUTTACK: An 11-year-old boy was electrocuted after coming in contact with a sagging live wire in Sriram village at 42 Mauza locality here on Tuesday.  The boy, Subhradas Acharya, was a Class V student of Saraswati Sishu Bidya Mandir …
  • BJD, stakeholders miffed over no Odisha tourist spot in Centre list 09 Jul 2019 20:21 Image Source : GOOGLE MAPS BJD, stakeholders miffed over no Odisha tourist spot in Centre list Odisha Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi has said he would soon take up with the Centre the absence of the state's tourist spots in the list of 17 …
  • 15-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped Inside Bus In Odisha 09 Jul 2019 16:54 The teenage girl works at an amusement park in Puri. (Representational) Puri, Odisha: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped inside a bus in Odisha's Puri, the police said today. The girl, who works at an amusement park in the city, was raped by a …
  • 17-Month-Old Baby Girl Raped By Relative In Odisha's Mayurbhanj 09 Jul 2019 05:40 A baby girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Odisha's Mayurbhanj. (Representational Image) Mayurbhanj, Odisha: A 17-month-old baby girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Mayurbhanj district on the evening of July 5, police said. The girl was …
  • Five deaths, three years later, development comes to Odisha's Gumudumaha 09 Jul 2019 03:53 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: It took five lives for development to reach Gumudumaha in Kandhamal district. Three years back on July 8 when security forces gunned down five persons including a child during an anti-Maoist operation, the remote village …
  • Odisha plans disaster-immune data centre, initiates talks with NIC, BSNL 08 Jul 2019 18:52 Two months after the state's coast was pounded by Cyclone Fani, the Odisha government has set the ball rolling for a disaster resilient data centre. The state's data centre had suffered consequential damage after the tropical cyclone damaged power …