• Odisha farmers worried after dwindling egg trade 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Layer farm owners have expressed concern over dwindling egg trade in the State due to anti-poultry farming policies of the National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC). Though the egg trade has been severely affected post …
  • Villager’s body found in Anganwadi kitchen in Odisha 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service MALKANGIRI: Tension prevailed in Swabhiman Anchal here after the body of a person was recovered from the kitchen of an anganwadi centre on the outskirts of Jantapai village under Papermetla panchayat on Saturday evening. The victim …
  • 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 …
  • Windfall for Odisha tribals if single-use plastic is banned 16 Sep 2019 03:27 As the focus is likely to shift to alternative products from single-use plastic that India plans to ban, millions of people, especially tribals residing in Odisha’s forest-rich regions, expect an upturn in their income. Close to five million people in …
  • ISL newbies Odisha FC unveil official logo 15 Sep 2019 16:40 Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) Odisha FC, the franchise which replaces Delhi Dynamos in the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), on Sunday tweeted a video to unveil its official logo. The club came into existence after the signing of a memorandum …
  • 184 classrooms digitised in Odisha 15 Sep 2019 14:31 The 184 classrooms were converted to smart classrooms at a cost of Rs four crore, as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), officials said. Image source: Representational Image/ File A total of 184 …
  • Hrithik Roshan praises Odisha’s ‘Zindagi’, a programme inspired by Super 30 15 Sep 2019 14:31 “What a fantastic initiative. Kudos to you, Ajay Bahadur Singh,” tweeted Hrithik Roshan. File Photo On the line of Anand Kumar’s Super 30, a noble initiative in Odisha to teach medical aspirants from the poor families received appreciations from Bollywood …
  • ISL franchise Odisha FC unveils its logo 15 Sep 2019 13:54 Bhubaneswar: Indian Super League (ISL) newly formed franchise Odisha Football Club unveiled its official logo here on Sunday. The club came into existence after a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Delhi Soccer Private Limited and the …
  • Task Force Set Up To Check Child Marriages In Odisha's Koraput District 15 Sep 2019 10:25 Official says rate of child marriages in Koraput higher than state, national average. (Representational) Koraput: A task force has been constituted in Odisha's Koraput district to check the practice of child marriage, common among the tribal …
  • CCTVs made mandatory for UG and PG exams in Odisha 15 Sep 2019 08:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Higher Education Department has decided to make installation of CCTV cameras at examination halls mandatory during theory and practical examinations of Under-Graduate (UG) and Post-Graduate (PG) students in …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha criminal held after escaping police custody 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  A criminal, who had escaped from police custody at the district headquarters hospital here, was arrested on Saturday.  Police said 18-year-old Amira Chowdhuri of Pensionpara within Dhanupali police limits was arrested …
  • Body carried on trolley rickshaw in Odisha 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  In yet another instance of disrespect to the dead, the body of a labourer, was carried on a trolley-rickshaw from Banki Sub-divisional Hospital to his house at Chakapada village after ambulance driver allegedly demanded Rs …
  • Odisha seeks investment in 'Petrochem 2019' in Kolkata 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha participated in the event “Petrochem 2019” in Kolkata on Saturday and invited corporate houses like leading car and bike tyre manufacturer Ceat, plastic bottle, jar and container manufacturer Harshpet and Glen …
  • Nine Kendriya Vidyalayas get smart classrooms in Odisha 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Nine Kendriya Vidyalayas in the state have been converted into smart classrooms. Union Minister for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the classrooms here on Saturday. A total of 184 …
  • One in 25 lakh: Two years after successful surgery, Odisha conjoined twins leave AIIMS 15 Sep 2019 02:52 India’s first set of twins who were joined at the head Jagga and Balia. (Express photo: Abhinav Saha) Two years after they became India’s first set of twins joined at the head to be separated successfully, Jagga and Balia left AIIMS 10 days ago, with a …
  • Nagaland truck fined Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha, highest in country 14 Sep 2019 23:30 BHUBANESWAR: A Nagaland-registered truck broke the record for the highest penalty of Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha for flouting traffic rules under the old Motor Vehicles Act. Truck owner Shailesh Shankar Lal Gupta of Nagaland was fined Rs 6,40,500 by the …
  • Odisha plans to provide incubation facility, co-working space for start-ups 14 Sep 2019 20:21 The Odisha government is planning to set up a start-up hub in line with India’s largest electronic hardware incubator, Maker Village in Kochi and T-Hub (Telangana Hub), the country’s largest incubator for start-ups in Hyderabad. “The state plans to provide …
  • Odisha CM to police: Work for people or face action 14 Sep 2019 16:05 Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday asked the heads of all police stations to work for the people or face action. He said the police officials doing good work will get appreciation and those who are not will face …
  • Punjab CM asks Odisha CM not to demolish Mangu Mutt 14 Sep 2019 16:04 Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday wrote to his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik, urging him to retract his government’s decision to demolish the Mangu Mutt associated with Guru Nanak Dev. Amarinder Singh has …
  • 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 …
  • ‘People important actors in economy’, Odisha CS at Bhubaneshwar XIMB 14 Sep 2019 05:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: One must have empathy towards people at the bottom of the pyramid to excel in business, said Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Friday.  Addressing the Business Excellence Summit-2019 of Xavier Institute of Business …
  • Odisha girl wins gold in international pageant 14 Sep 2019 04:45 Srishti stated that she had to compete against girls from 12 countries including those from Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Armenia and Thailand in the 11-14 years age category. She also mentioned, initially she was very passionate about pursuing dance as a …
  • Six-lane national highway plan along Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border in Ganjam district 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has no proposal in near future for six-laning of 41-km Puintola-Ichhapur stretch along Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border in Ganjam district. This was stated during a meeting on …
  • 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 …
  • Mo Sarkar: Odisha DGP reviews work of call centres 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to monitor the citizen-centric feedback system under ‘Mo Sarkar’, Director General of Police (DGP) Bijay Kumar Sharma on Friday interacted with Twin City Commissioner of Police Sudhansu Sarangi, SPs, IGs and …
  • Odisha Government to introduce new policy to safeguard child rights 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government is all set to introduce a new policy to safeguard the rights of children and address issues of their health and welfare. The State Policy for Children will focus on making institutions responsive to …
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Chief Fintech Officer Appointed Fintech Advisor to India’s Odisha State 13 Sep 2019 21:30 September 13, 2019 @ 3:37 pm By Omar Faridi The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the nation’s central bank, announced on Thursday the appointment of its chief fintech officer Sopnendu Mohanty as a digital and fintech advisor to India’s Odisha state, …
  • CIL gives Odisha Rs 50.32 cr for power infra restoration 13 Sep 2019 20:30 Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) The Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Friday handed over a cheque of Rs 50.32 crore to the Odisha government for building electricity infrastructure in the cyclone Fani-affected areas in the state. The financial support was paid to the …
  • Coal India offers Rs 50.32 crore for power line restoration in Odisha 13 Sep 2019 16:58 KOLKATA: Coal India, which has a large presence in Odisha through one of its subsidiaries, Mahanadi Coalfields, has provided Rs 50.32 crore to Odisha State Disaster Management Authority, for restoration of power lines in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri. The …
  • 16 govt officials dismissed on corruption charges in Odisha 13 Sep 2019 14:05 Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday dismissed 16 government officials for their alleged involvement in corrupt practices. The dismissed officials include five headmasters, four engineers, two revenue inspectors, two …
  • Nurse administers saline to corpse in Odisha hosp 13 Sep 2019 09:48
  • 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 …
  • Odisha kid locked up inside school, headmistress suspended 13 Sep 2019 05:47 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE Odisha kid locked up inside school, headmistress suspended A class 1 student had to spend a harrowing hour inside his school in Odisha all alone, as a staffer allegedly locked the gate without checking the toilet where …
  • Odisha Consumers Association charges  state government with failure to comply with HC order 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service CUTTACK:  In an affidavit filed in Orissa High Court on Thursday, Odisha Consumers Association (OCA) alleged that cases have been pending for long years in State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission as well as district forums due …
  • Odisha NSUI opens front against OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The simmering discontentment among a section of the Congress leaders over the continuance of Niranjan Patnaik as OPCC president came to the fore on Thursday with Itish Pradhan, convenor of State unit of NSUI, accusing …
  • Odisha plans use of plastic waste in road construction 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As road construction provides a solution to the gigantic problem of plastic wastes, the State Government on Wednesday asked the Works department to prepare a guideline for the use of the environmentally unfriendly waste …
  • CM Jagan Reddy wants to sort out river water issues with Odisha 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the Water Resources Department to prepare a note on the disputes between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha with regard to irrigation projects over Vamsadhara river. He also told the …
  • Odisha to procure 1 lakh quintal of ragi in Kharif season 12 Sep 2019 15:00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) The Odisha government has proposed to procure one lakh quintal of ragi during the Kharif season under the millets mission, an official said on Thursday. The government has decided that ‘ragi ladoos’ will also be a part of the …
  • Larsen & Toubro wins up to Rs 2,500 cr contract in Maharashtra, Odisha 12 Sep 2019 13:27 New Delhi, Sep 12 () Engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Thursday said it has procured 'significant' orders in Maharashtra and Odisha. According to the company's project classification, the total value of the …
  • Odisha BJP leader says, 'Patnaik became CM with our blessings', sparks row 12 Sep 2019 08:17 Nayak, however, retracted his comments a few hours later, asserting that the BJP continues to be the Opposition party. Bhubaneswar: Pradipta Nayak, a senior BJP leader and leader of the Opposition in Odisha Assembly, sparked a row on Wednesday after her …
  • Why these Odisha villages want to join Andhra 12 Sep 2019 06:22
  • 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 …
  • Odisha may go Gujarat way to cut penalties for traffic violation 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In the wake of hue and cry across the State over imposition of heavy penalty for violation of traffic rules under the new Motor Vehicle Act, the State Government is seriously contemplating to go the Gujarat way to …
  • After Gujarat, Odisha to cut penalty on traffic violation 12 Sep 2019 02:04 Odisha CM Patnaik had on Monday asked the enforcement agencies not to go on overdrive but counsel and handhold the people to facilitate compliance. Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is mulling over the idea of giving relaxation in fine amount for violation of …
  • Odia Professor's Eulogy On Bali Released In State Capital - ODISHA BYTES 12 Sep 2019 00:24 Reading Time: 1 minute “The Land of Bali”, a book penned by Dr. Subash Candra Dash, Associate Professor of Dept. Of Sanskrit, Utkal University, was released by the former Governor of Bali, I Made Mangku Pastika at the Festival of Kalinga- Bali Sangam …
  • Odisha falls behind in pace of mineral block auctions, Karnataka leads 11 Sep 2019 16:29 Odisha was the first off the mark in auctioning an iron ore block, but is now trailing in putting more online for sale. Out of the 68 mineral blocks auctioned across India till August 6, only five were up for bidding in Odisha: three iron ore and rest …
  • Odisha government asks police to ensure vehicle owners are not ‘unnecessary harassed’ 11 Sep 2019 12:31 Earlier, CM Patnaik had directed enforcement agencies to counsel, handhold public to facilitate compliance with the amended provisions. Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the smooth implementation of the newly amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA), the Odisha …
  • BHEL commissions 1320 MW supercritical power project in Odisha 11 Sep 2019 07:47 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the 1320 MW IB Thermal Power Station (2x660MW). Located in Jharsuguda district of Odisha, the project is owned by Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC), a joint venture …
  • Officers deputed to review progress of surplus paddy sale in Odisha 11 Sep 2019 03:08 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As the extended deadline for online registration of farmers under paddy procurement automation system (P-PAS) for sale of surplus paddy in 2019-20 kharif marketing season ends on Tuesday, the state government has …
  • RTOs to remain open on holidays: Odisha Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik provided partial relaxation from hefty fines for traffic rules violations under Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, the State Government on Tuesday announced that Transport …
  • Odisha government mulls new law for Lingaraj Temple management 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government will soon bring a law for the management of the Lingaraj Temple in the Capital in line with Shree Jagannath Temple Act. This was announced by Law Minister Pratap Jena after chairing a high-level …
  • Odisha government submits reports on enforcement of Orissa Clinical Establishment (Control & Regulation) Act of only four district in high court 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service CUTTACK: In the last three years, inspections have been conducted in 257 clinical establishments in Cuttack district and registration certificates issued to 73, Chief District Medical and Public Health Officer (CDMPHO), Cuttack, has …
  • Odisha government again extends paddy procurement automation system registration date for farmers 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the online registration of farmers for sale of surplus paddy under the price support system going slow, the State Government has once again extended the deadline by a week till September 17. “The Government decided …
  • Congress launches membership drive in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 21:42 Development has been mired by corruption and mis-governance. BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) has begun a membership drive in the state to strengthen the party’s organisation from the grassroots. The party, which has been struggling to …
  • Roses And Free Helmets At Odisha's Awareness Drive On New Traffic Fines 10 Sep 2019 19:20 The police personnel were found giving free helmet to those two-wheeler riders who did not have helmets. Bhubaneswar: The police on Tuesday launched an awareness drive on the new Motor Vehicles Act in and around Bhubaneswar offering free helmets to bare- …
  • Man gets death sentence for raping minor in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 19:14 Jagatsinghpur, Sep 10 (IANS) A POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district on Tuesday awarded death sentence to a person for raping and murdering a minor girl last year. The court awarded death penalty to …
  • Anupriya Lakra, a tribal Catholic, is the first woman commercial pilot in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 18:17 The 27-year-old comes from St George parish in Malkagiri. Only 41 per cent of tribal women are literate. The young woman will start work later this month. New Delhi (AsiaNews/Agencies) – Anupriya Madhumita Lakra, a 27-year-old Catholic, is the first …
  • Odisha:Police distributes free helmets to traffic violators 10 Sep 2019 16:21 Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate police on Tuesday distributed helmet to the motorists who were penalised for not wearing helmets and also distributed ‘Thank You’ notes to bikers following traffic rules. Talking to the media, DPC (traffic) …
  • Odisha's Maoist-hit Malkangiri gets its first pi... 10 Sep 2019 13:40 BHUBANESWAR: A feat that is sure to inspire many young girls, 27-year-old Anupriya Lakra, a tribal girl from Odisha's Maoist-affected Malkangiri district, has proved that the sky is not the limit as she became the first female pilot from this backward …
  • 2 Minor Children Found Dead At Home, Mother On Railway Track In Odisha 10 Sep 2019 08:25 The husband of the woman who died is being interrogated. (Representational) Bhawanipatna, Odisha: A 30-year-old woman was found dead on a railway track while bodies of her two minor sons were discovered with their throat slit at her home in Kalahandi …
  • Senior Odisha scribe Dilip Satpathy no more 10 Sep 2019 06:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A Senior journalist Dilip Satpathy passed away here late on Sunday night. He was 56.  Satpathy breathed his last while he was being taken to a private hospital here around 12.30 am. He was diagnosed with bone marrow …
  • CM inaugurates revamped tribal retail outlet in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 06:02 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated the revamped tribal retail outlet named ‘Adisha’ (Adibasi Odisha) here.   The revamped outlet will facilitate marketing of minor forest produces (MFPs), surplus …
  • Aadhaar-ration card linking scares farmers in Odisha 10 Sep 2019 05:55 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The state government directive for submission of ration cards by linking it with Aadhaar during online registration under paddy procurement automation system (P-PAS) has left the farmers worried. They are now …
  • 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 …
  • 27-year-old Anupriya Lakra becomes first woman pilot from Odisha's Naxal-Hit Region 10 Sep 2019 04:36 At 23, she decided to quit engineering and join the aviation academy to fulfill her dream of becoming a pilot. Malkangiri: Hailing from Odisha's Naxal-affected Malkangiri district, 27-year-old Anupriya Lakra has scripted history by becoming the first …
  • In a 1st, Odisha tribal woman becomes pilot 10 Sep 2019 01:47
  • Who is Anupriya Lakra? The first female pilot to emerge from Maoist-hit region in Odisha 09 Sep 2019 22:54 Anupriya LakraTwitter Anupriya Lakra made her dream a reality to become a pilot at the age of 27. The girl, hailing from Malkangiri district, a Maoist-hit in Odisha, also became the first female pilot from the remote district. At 23, Anupriya did not want …
  • 23-year old from Odisha becomes first tribal female pilot 09 Sep 2019 18:38 The woman from the tribal-dominated district is all set to join a private airline as a co-pilot. Bhubaneswar: Her dream to touch the sky has catapulted a tribal woman from Odisha's Maoist-hit Malkangiri district to become the first female pilot from …
  • Fearing no response, Odisha govt delays auctioning of bauxite blocks 09 Sep 2019 18:17 The Odisha government is in a fix over auctioning of bauxite blocks. Despite a few blocks already explored up to the G2 level and thus meeting the criteria set by Mineral Auction Rules 2015, not a single bauxite deposit has been hitherto put to online …
  • In Odisha, programme helps rural women turn entrepreneurs 09 Sep 2019 15:34 In Ghorodia village, SHG members read electricity meters and use their smartphones to generate bills and collect fees. “We no longer have to beg or steal from the men to pay tuition fee for our children,” says Samsa Begum, 34, as the women around her nod …
  • Odisha: Waste management, Rs 10 per home in Ganjam district 09 Sep 2019 15:19 Each GP will prepare an action plan for the management of solid waste after evaluating local practices. (Picture for representational purpose) Odisha’s Ganjam district is witnessing a pioneering effort to implement solid waste management in rural areas. …
  • Odisha govt to approach Centre for amendments in new Motor Vehicle Act 09 Sep 2019 14:58 Image Source : PTI Odisha govt to approach Centre for amendments in new Motor Vehicle Act The ruling BJD has said that the Odisha government will approach the Centre for bringing some amendments in the new Motor Vehicles Act because of resentment among …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha delegation at Indian Business and Innovation Summit, Singapore. 09 Sep 2019 13:22 The delegation of Invest Odisha led by Capt Dibya Sankar Mishra, Honourable Minister, Industries, MSME, Energy & Home Govt of Odisha and comprising of Dr. Nitin Jawale, IAS, MD IPICOL & Special Secretary Industries dept, other govt officials and …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha govt to approach Centre for amendments in new MV Act 09 Sep 2019 06:20
  • Odisha journalist Dillip Satpathy passes away 09 Sep 2019 06:17 Bhubaneswar, Sep 9 (IANS) Senior Odisha journalist and resident editor of English daily Business Standard (Bhubaneswar edition), Dillip Satpathy passed away here on late Sunday. He was 56. Sources said Satpathy suffered from cardiac arrest on Sunday night …
  • Niranjan Patnaik’s retention brings factionalism back in Odisha Congress 08 Sep 2019 07:22 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Factionalism is back in the State Congress days after senior leader Niranjan Patnaik was allowed to continue as president of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) by the high command. Sources said a section of senior …
  • 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, …
  • Rains snap link to 100 villages in Odisha's Koraput 08 Sep 2019 07:16 By Express News Service JEYPORE/KORAPUT: Continuous rains for the last six days have marooned nearly 100 villages in Koraput district. With rain water flowing over roads, communication to villages of Dasmantpur, Lamtaput, Kundra, Boipariguda, Kotpad, …
  • Truck driver in Odisha fined Rs 86,500 08 Sep 2019 07:16 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: A truck driver was fined a whopping Rs 86,500 for violating traffic rules in the city. Though the incident took place on September 3, it came to light on Friday evening after a picture of the challan went viral on the …
  • Poverty forces woman in Odisha to kill child, self 08 Sep 2019 07:16 By Express News Service MALKANGIRI: Acute poverty allegedly forced a woman to poison herself and her two minor sons here on Friday. While she perished along with a child, another son is battling for life, The 30-year-old woman, Muke Podiami was married to …
  • Former Bali Governor met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik - OdishaDiary 07 Sep 2019 21:50 Bhubaneswar: Former Bali (Indonesia) Governor Mangku Pastika met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Lok Seva Bhawan here on Friday. Made Mangku Pastika & discussed Odisha’s longstanding cultural ties with Indonesia. Reminisced Biju Babu’s …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha commuters protest large fines under MV Act 07 Sep 2019 13:09 Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) The road users, up in arms against levying of heavy fines under the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, here on Saturday staged a protest and the police had to resort to mild lathi-charge to disperse the crowd. Hundreds of commuters …
  • Paddy cultivation picks up as rains recede in Bihar, Odisha & Karnataka 07 Sep 2019 09:32 NEW DELHI: Receding waters in flood affected regions of Bihar, Odisha and Karnataka have helped in recovering area under paddy cultivation, narrowing from last week's shortfall of 1.75 million hectare to just one million ha. Farmers in these areas …
  • Two yrs on, conjoined twins leave for Odisha 06 Sep 2019 23:20
  • Downpour batters Odisha, more rain likely 06 Sep 2019 18:44
  • Traffic fine collection at new record in Haryana, Odisha – Rs 1.41 crore in 4 days 06 Sep 2019 03:28 File Photo. Image for reference.Steep penalties introduced in the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is turning out to be a bitter pill for people, who have had gotten used to getting away cheaply for a wide range of traffic violations. News stories …
  • Odisha government invites Chinese companies to invest in state 06 Sep 2019 03:21 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Government has invited Chinese industries to establish investment links in the State by assuring that it is committed to giving the best of facilitation and services. Addressing representatives of different …
  • Six more Odisha road shows to woo tourists 06 Sep 2019 03:20 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Tourism has planned six more roadshows in the country to attract domestic tourists to the State. The roadshows have been planned in Ahmedabad, Varanasi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and Ranchi this month.  …
  • Odisha: NCERT adopts schools to improve learning abilities of students 06 Sep 2019 02:53 BHUBANESWAR: The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) has adopted all 120 schools in Chilika block in Khurda district to help them improving their learning outcomes of the children. Teachers from the Regional Institute of Education, …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha BJP begins process for organisational election 05 Sep 2019 13:38 Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has started the process of holding organisational elections in Odisha unit with a day-long workshop of party leaders on Thursday. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Pratap Sarangi, BJP national …
  • Violators shell out Rs 1.41 crore in Haryana, Odisha post new Motor Vehicles Act 05 Sep 2019 12:03 Post the tightening of regulations for violators of traffic laws, just two states - Haryana and Odisha -- have seen collection of a whopping Rs 1.41 crore through challans in just four days, officials said on Thursday. On July 31, Parliament had passed the …
  • 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 …
  • Justice Bimal Prasad Das takes charge as Odisha Human Rights Commission chief 05 Sep 2019 01:05 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Former Judge of Orissa High Court Justice Bimal Prasad Das assumed charge as Chairperson of Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Wednesday. The State Government had appointed Justice Das as the Chairperson of OHRC …