Northern division

  • Fifth elephant skeleton found at Athgarh forest June 29, 2022 4:00 am Bhubaneswar: The skeleton of another elephant was found buried in Mandap reserve forest’s Athgarh forest division on Monday night. On June 2 and 3, three buried carcasses were exhumed by the Special Task Force (STF) of the crime branch. In June, altogether …
  • Odisha’s four coal blocks get multiple auction bids June 29, 2022 2:24 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Union Ministry of Coal has received 38 bids for auction of coal mines for commercial mining. Two coal blocks of Odisha have received highest number of seven bids. Of the five coal blocks from the State put up for …
  • 5th jumbo carcass found at Athgarh June 28, 2022 10:15 pm Bhubaneswar: The skeleton of another elephant was found buried in Mandap reserve forest’s Athgarh forest division on Monday night. On June 2 and 3, three buried carcasses were exhumed by the Special Task Force (STF) of the crime branch. In June, altogether …
  • We'll stay the course in our strong expansion of Tata Steel: Chandrasekaran June 28, 2022 3:01 pm Tata Steel chairman, Natarajan Chandrasekaran, hoped that the industry-specific policy measures taken by the government to tackle inflation were short-term and indicated that the company was not slowing down expansion plans. Addressing shareholders at the …
  • ICRISAT to restore mine degraded land for farming June 28, 2022 12:43 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday discussed about restoration of mines degraded land for vegetation and farming purpose with senior officials of Agriculture Ministry and International Crop Research …
  • Another jumbo carcass exhumed in Athagarh, fourth this month June 28, 2022 12:25 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Amid a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into incidents of elephant deaths cover-up in Athagarh, another jumbo carcass was recovered by the forest officials from the division on Monday leaving the department red- …
  • WCCB to assist Athagarh forest department in probing jumbo death cover-up June 27, 2022 3:46 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Days after the State government formed an SIT to probe the elephant deaths ‘cover-up’ in Athagarh forest division, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has been roped in to assist in the investigation. A WCCB team …
  • NMDC’s Chhattisgarh steel plant to be operational in September June 27, 2022 1:48 am State-run NMDC’s three million tonne per annum (mtpa) greenfield steel plant at Nagarnar in Chhattisgarh is likely to be commissioned towards the end of September, after a delay of nearly seven years. The state-run firm spent Rs 20,240 crore as of May this …
  • Odisha experimenting on siren system to caution traffic about elephant movement June 26, 2022 3:50 pm Similarly, Khadi Village Industries Commission is implementing apiculture programme to keep elephants at bay in neighbouring Angul district Similarly, Khadi Village Industries Commission is implementing apiculture programme to keep elephants at bay in …
  • NIMS Hyderabad gets Paediatric heart surgery unit June 26, 2022 11:28 am Hyderabad: Telangana Minister for Health T.Harish Rao has inaugurated the state-of-the-art Paediatric Heart Surgery Unit at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS). The Unit was set up by the Rotary Club of Jubilee Hills and SUVEN Life Sciences. …
  • Elephant carcass found in Satkosia sanctuary, three watchers arrested  June 26, 2022 1:10 am By Express News Service ANGUL/BHUBANESWAR: In what might trigger claims of a big ivory smuggling racket running in the State, Forest department officials exhumed carcass of another jumbo from Jilinda range of Satkosia Wildlife Division on Friday and …
  • Odisha: Elephant skeleton found in Satkosia reserve; 3 held, 2 suspended June 25, 2022 4:02 pm Picture used for representational purpose only ANGUL: Satkosia wildlife authorities on Saturday arrested three forest watchers and suspended a forester and forest guard for dereliction of duty in connection with the recovery of skeletal remains of an …
  • Bullet injury led to death of tusker: Autopsy report June 23, 2022 11:35 pm By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Two days after the 12-year-old ailing tusker succumbed in Badasahi forest range, Sambalpur forest division officials on Thursday confirmed it was shot at and the bullet injury took the toll on the jumbo.  The elephant …
  • MoS Dr Bharati Pravin inaugurates 20-bedded facility at Civil Hospital Pahalgam June 23, 2022 7:56 pm Pahalgam: Union Minister of State (MoS) for Health and Family Welfare (H&FW), Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar has inaugurated an additional 20 bedded facility at Civil Hospital Pahalgam. The MoS also took a detailed stock of medical facilities put in place for …
  • Power Cuts Perennial Despite 28% Rise in Coal Production in 2022-2023 June 21, 2022 11:16 am New Delhi: Power cuts in the country continue despite a 28.6% rise in total domestic coal production to 137.85 million tonnes (MT) as of May 31 in the current financial year as against 104.83 MT in the same period of 2021-22. Despite the record production …
  • Forest department launches search operation to trace the lone tigress in Satkosia June 20, 2022 11:06 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:   Forest officials in Satkosia Tiger Reserve have launched a search operation to trace the lone tigress that has remained out of sight for more than six months. PCCF (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden (CWLW) Shashi …
  • Ailing tusker still inside pond in Sambalpur June 20, 2022 11:06 pm By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Unmoved in a pond for more than three days, the 12-year-old ailing tusker is keeping forest officials of Sambalpur division on their toes as it is yet to be guided out of the water body in Badasahi range. On the night of …
  • Leopard rescued in Satkosia forest June 20, 2022 10:55 pm Bhubaneswar/Angul: A three-year-old leopard that was trapped in a snare laid by poachers on Monday morning, was freed and released into the wild by a team of forest officials and veterinary doctors at Purunakot in Satkosia wildlife sanctuary. Local …
  • Weather News: Intense Rains Along West Coast Over Next 5 Days; 2 Cops Killed in Assam Floods Rescue Op June 20, 2022 9:28 am The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has light to heavy rainfall in several parts of India in the next few days. While heavy rainfall will continue in Northeastern and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim region, light to moderate showers are likely …
  • Odisha's several districts likely to receive heavy rainfall for four days from June 19: IMD June 20, 2022 5:14 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Many districts of the State are likely to witness heavy rainfall over the next four days with the southwest monsoon’s flow towards Odisha set to strengthen from Monday onwards, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Odisha covid cases on the rise; Cuttack, Puri, Jagatsinghpur see steady rise June 20, 2022 3:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Keeping pace with the national trend, Odisha reported a marked rise in new Covid-19 cases with 51 people testing positive for the disease in the last 24 hours. The fresh infections spread from five to 11 districts …
  • Railways looks at upgrading tracks near coal mines June 19, 2022 7:09 pm The Indian Railways is eyeing a significant upgrade of track infrastructure near mines that will be focused on coal bearing regions for expeditious transportation as the country grapples with spike in power demand. The plan will also include setting up …
  • Pre-monsoon rains in Odisha June 19, 2022 4:11 pm Parts of Odisha received moderate pre-monsoon showers on Sunday, while overcast skies enveloped several districts, the Met office said. The northern limit of the monsoon is passing through Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district of southern Odisha. Conditions …
  • India News | Pre-monsoon Rains in Odisha June 19, 2022 3:08 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 19 (PTI) Parts of Odisha received moderate pre-monsoon showers on Sunday, while overcast skies enveloped several districts, the Met office said. The northern limit of the monsoon is passing through Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district of …
  • Odisha: Tusker found dead with gunshot injuries; three people detained June 19, 2022 7:34 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three persons have been detained in connection with the death of the tusker that died of gunshot injuries in the Athagarh forest division on June 14. Divisional Forest Officer Sudarshan Gopinath Jadav said three …
  • Odisha: Two more sick elephants in Sambalpur to get treated  June 19, 2022 3:48 am By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Two ailing elephants within the Sambalpur Forest Division, have kept the forest officials on their toes for more than 48 hours now. While one of the elephants has taken refuge inside a pond in the Badasahi forest section, …
  • Rain brings cold comfort to Odisha June 18, 2022 10:21 pm A submerged lane in Augul on Saturday BHUBANESWAR: Many parts of the state on Saturday received light to moderate rainfall as monsoon, accompanied by thunderstorm activities, is spreading to moreparts of Odisha, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Heavy rains in parts of Odisha June 18, 2022 3:07 pm Heavy rainfall lashed parts of Odisha on Saturday as conditions are favorable for further advancement of the monsoon over the next two-three days, the weather office said. Talcher in Angul district received 80 mm of rain between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm, the …
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates 100-bedded ESIC Hospital in Angul June 17, 2022 3:25 pm Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated a 100-bed Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Hospital in Angul. Inaugurating the hospital in his home district, the Union Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship …
  • South-west monsoon sets in over Delhi June 17, 2022 3:00 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The south-west monsoon has arrived in Odisha, covering Malkangiri, Koraput and Nabarangpur and some parts of Nuapada, Kalahandi and Rayagada districts on Thursday. In the last 24 hours, light to moderate rainfall/ …
  • Odisha govt forms SIT to probe elephant deaths in Athagarh forest June 16, 2022 3:52 pm The Odisha government on Thursday formed a special investigation team (SIT) to probe deaths of elephants in Athagarh forest division in Cuttack district, officials said. Regional chief conservator of forests (Angul circle) has been appointed as chairman of …
  • Odisha government constitutes SIT to probe Athagarh elephant deaths June 16, 2022 3:09 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Faced with severe criticism over a series of elephant deaths under mysterious circumstances in the Athagarh forest division, the Odisha government on Thursday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the …
  • India News | Pradhan Inaugurates 100-bed ESIC Hospital in Angul June 16, 2022 6:15 am Bhubaneswar, Jun 16 (PTI) Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated a 100-bed Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Hospital in Angul. Inaugurating the hospital in his home district, the Union Education, Skill Development and …
  • Athagarh jumbo killings: Odisha forest department in damage control mode as another carcass exhumed June 16, 2022 3:35 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Discovery of yet another tusker's skeletal remains from Athagarh forest division on Wednesday has raised the heat on Forest department which has assigned a Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF)-ranked officer to get to …
  • Labour and Skill Ministries collaborating for skill development of labour force: Pradhan June 15, 2022 12:13 pm Government under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Modi has made many accomplishments for the nation over the past eight years and the inauguration of ESIC hospital in Angul is one among those many. Angul and Jharsuguda have many industries, so …
  • Monsoon likely to enter Odisha in 48 hrs: IMD June 15, 2022 11:17 am Bhubaneswar, Jun 15 (PTI) The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of Odisha have already started experiencing pre- …
  • Monsoon to hit Odisha in 48 hrs June 15, 2022 10:22 am Our Bureau, PTI   |   Bhubaneswar   |   Published 15.06.22, 03:45 PM The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of …
  • IMD: Monsoon likely to enter Odisha in 2 days June 15, 2022 10:21 am BHUBANESWAR:  The southwest monsoon is expected to arrive in Odisha during the next 48 hours, the Meteorological Department (IMD) said.  According to the Bhubaneswar Centre of the IMD's Meteorological Department, pre-monsoon rainfall has already begun …
  • 44.2 deg. C in Sonepur as Odisha boils June 15, 2022 8:51 am Amid forecasts of delayed onset of monsoon, the coastal State continues to bear the brunt of sizzling summer heat as the temperature soared above 40 degrees Celsius in at least 13 places on Tuesday, IMD officials said. Sonepur in western Odisha turned out …
  • Odisha elephant tragedy: Wounded elephant dies in Athagarh forest June 14, 2022 11:26 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Battling with life for nearly three weeks, the tusker who had been shot at by alleged poachers, succumbed to the injuries in Athagarh forest on Tuesday. The jumbo was shot at five to six places on its body including …
  • Mega park to come up near Angul unit May 25, 2022 10:36 pm
  • Odisha to showcase Angul’s potential in 2-day biz event May 4, 2022 10:43 pm
  • Steel minister inaugurates Jindal Steel’s TMT rebar mill in Angul, Odisha  April 30, 2022 8:28 am Union steel minister Ram Chandra Prasad Singh has inaugurated Jindal Steel and Power Ltd's 1.4 million tonne per annum (mtpa) TMT rebar mill at its integrated complex in Odisha's Angul district. According to JSPL, the capacity is capable of …
  • Steel Minister dedicates to nation JSPL’s 1.4 MT rebar mill at Angul plant April 29, 2022 3:33 am Angul, Apr 28 (PTI) Steel Minister Ram Chandra Prasad Singh on Thursday dedicated JSPL’s 1.4 MTPA TMT rebar mill located at the steel unit here to the nation. The rebar mill is one of the world’s largest rebar making units and the only producer of 50 mm …
  • Coal-rich Angul draws large investments in mfg sector April 28, 2022 11:29 pm
  • Steel Minister dedicates to nation JSPL's 1.4 MT rebar mill at Angul plant April 28, 2022 8:24 pm Steel Minister Ram Chandra Prasad Singh on Thursday dedicated JSPL's 1.4 MTPA TMT rebar mill located at the steel unit here to the nation. The rebar mill is one of the world's largest rebar making units and the only producer of 50 mm width TMTs in …
  • Rebar mills inaugurated at JSP’s Angul steel complex April 28, 2022 7:39 pm
  • JSP’s TMT rebar mill inaugurated in Odisha’s Angul April 28, 2022 7:32 pm Union Steel Minister Ram Chandra Prasad Singh inaugurated the TMT rebar mill of the Jindal Steel at its integrated complex in Odisha's Angul district on Thursday. The facility of 1.4 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) is one of the world's largest and …
  • Steel Minister inaugurates JSP’s 1.4 MTPA rebar mill at Angul April 28, 2022 6:01 pm Union Steel Minister Ram Chandra Prasad Singh on Thursday inaugurated the 1.4 million tonne per annum (MTPA) TMT rebar mill of Jindal Steel & Power (JSP) at Angul in Odisha. “Dedicated rebar mill of 1.4 MTPA capacity to the nation at JSPL’s 6 MTPA …
  • Talcher-Angul belt boils, normal life affected in Odisha April 27, 2022 2:21 am By Express News Service ANGUL: The Angul -Talcher industrial belt has virtually turned a boiling cauldron during daytime but the exact temperature is not clear reportedly due to some technical snag in the temperature recording machine. Though the Met …
  • Angul: Wild tusker kills villager April 25, 2022 9:12 pm Angul: A wild tusker on Saturday night killed one Bachan Behera (62) of Hilui village under Colliery police station. A lone tusker for some days has been wandering between Santhapada and Kaniha belt through the Talcher coalfield area and created havoc. …
  • Three held for abducting Angul youth March 6, 2022 2:42 am By Express News Service ANGUL: Three miscreants were arrested for kidnapping a youth from Pallahara for ransom, Angul police said on Saturday. They were identified as Santosh Singh (30) of Jharkhand, Nagen Das (45) of Barbil in Keonjhar and Himanshu Nahara …
  • 5 killed in road accident on NH 149 in Odisha's Angul dist March 1, 2022 12:02 pm By Express News Service ANGUL: Five persons were killed in a road accident at Kantiapasi under the Khamar police station limits in the Angul district. The deceased have been identified as Gaur Chandra Sahu (30) of Mandhata village, Dilip Sahu (28), Bapun …
  • JE in Angul found with over 2-cr DA February 1, 2022 12:30 am
  • IT engineer from Odisha's Angul prefers being public servant, enters panchayat poll frenzy January 20, 2022 1:55 am By Express News Service ANGUL: In a pandemic world full of insecurities, when youngsters may well opt for cushy high-paying corporate jobs, a 27-year-old engineer of Angul has chosen to leave the comforts behind and thrown his hat in the ring for the …
  • Industries secy reviews Angul plant construction January 6, 2022 12:31 am
  • Smart health cards rolled out in Angul and Dhenkanal November 21, 2021 6:47 am By Express News Service ANGUL:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday included Angul and Dhenkanal in the much-hyped Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) by launching smart health cards in the two districts. Around 10 lakh people of both the districts …
  • Man held with jumbo tusk in Odisha's Angul October 28, 2021 5:14 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha police on Wednesday arrested a person on charges of possessing an elephant tusk in Angul. Acting on a tip-off, the STF officials with the help of forest personnel arrested Sudar …
  • Bhubaneswar: Railway track affected by derailment between Angul and Talcher road stations restored September 16, 2021 6:29 pm
  • Goods train derails near Odisha's Angul as ‘flash flood’ erodes track soil September 15, 2021 8:37 am
  • Goods train derails on Angul-Talcher road, rail services affected in Odisha September 14, 2021 8:35 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A goods train derailed on a single line between Angul and Talcher Road under Dhenkanal-Sambalpur rail section in East Coast Railway (ECoR) early on Tuesday morning as heavy rains washed out a portion of the railway …
  • Odisha: Goods train derails near Angul, routes of 8 trains diverted September 14, 2021 5:40 am
  • Jindal asserts commitment to Angul steel plant expansion August 23, 2021 5:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Naveen Jindal on Sunday reiterated his commitment for expansion of the 6 MTPA Angul steel plant four fold to 25.2 MTPA by 2030 with an additional investment of over Rs 1 …
  • Three murdered in Angul for not throwing a feast August 2, 2021 4:45 am
  • Odisha approves ₹24,652 crore expansion of JSPL Angul plant July 7, 2021 9:03 am New Delhi, July 7 Headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Odisha’s State High Level Clearance Authority approved the expansion of Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) Angul plant to produce 25.2 million tonnes per annum against an investment of ₹24,652 crore. …
  • Stray dogs kill deer in Angul village May 28, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service ANGUL:  A five-year-old deer, which sneaked into Antulia village from the nearby reserve forest, died after being attacked by stray dogs on Thursday. The deer sneaked into the village, which comes under Jarapara forest range, in …
  • Odisha: Sundargarh, Angul districts to get Kendriya Vidyalayas May 10, 2021 9:27 am A file photo of Covid protocols being followed at a KV in BhubaneswarBHUBANESWAR: TheBoard of the Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a public sector undertaking, has approved the setting up of a Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) each at Basundhara in Sundargarh …
  • Mahanadi Coalfields Limited to set up Kendriya Vidyalayas in Sundargarh, Angul districts May 10, 2021 4:19 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has approved setting up of two Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in the mineral rich Sundargarh and Angul districts. Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi informed the decision to his Cabinet …
  • Odisha: Sundargarh, Angul dists to get Kendriya Vidyalayas May 10, 2021 3:35 am
  • COVID-19: Delhi receives second 'Oxygen Express'; third on way from Angul May 2, 2021 1:45 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: The second 'Oxygen Express' for Delhi arrived here on Sunday with 120 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen and a third such train has begun its journey for the national capital from Angul in Odisha, the railway ministry said. The train …
  • Angul reports 393 cases, biggest 1-day jump so far April 28, 2021 6:47 am Image used for representational purpose onlyAngul district witnessed a steep rise in the number of coronavirus cases on Tuesday. As per the administration’s report, the district recorded 393 cases, making it the highest single-day spike and taking the …
  • 9 O2 tankers airlifted from Hyd to Angul, Odisha April 23, 2021 12:47 pm Nine empty oxygen tankers were airlifted in C-17s aircrafts planes from Hyderabad, Telangana, to Angul, Odisha, on Friday morning to cut down time it takes for road journey. Around 150 metric tons of oxygen would be brought in using these tankers. Indian …
  • Youth burnt alive in Angul January 13, 2021 8:33 pm By Express News Service ANGUL: In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old youth was burnt alive allegedly in Kadalimunda village within Handappa police limits here on Tuesday evening. The youth, Rajkishore Pradhan, had returned to the village when some …
  • Odisha: Missing Pak jail returnee Birju Kullu traced in Angul January 5, 2021 10:15 am By Express News Service ROURKELA: Pakistan jail returnee Birju Kullu (50), who had gone again missing from his native house at Jangatoli village of Kutra block in Sundargarh district under unknown circumstances, was traced in Angul district on Tuesday …
  • Severe cold wave in Angul baffles IMD December 25, 2020 9:52 am BHUBANESWAR/ANGUL: Angul was the coldest place in the state at 6°C on Thursday. The minimum temperature in this industrial town has seen a sharp 7 to 8 degrees drop from normal and has baffled weathermen. The IMD criteria says a drop sharper than 6.4 …
  • Prepare rehab plan for affected, Angul told October 30, 2020 5:05 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State government on Thursday directed the Angul district administration to prepare a comprehensive rehabilitation package for people who would be affected by the development of Mandakini-B coal bock of Talcher …
  • Aluminium park in Angul to be ready by March 2021: Govt October 24, 2020 12:09 pm
  • MCL sets up orchards in Angul village October 4, 2020 5:48 am By Express News Service ANGUL: Paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) on Friday inaugurated five orchards having more than 5,500 fruit-bearing trees under its project ‘Kayakalp’ at Basantpur …
  • Pradhan seeks speedy completion of aluminium park at Angul June 14, 2020 6:51 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday reviewed the progress of the Angul aluminium park.Pradhan said the project should be completed as early as possible as it would promote downstream industries and …
  • COVID-19 lockdown aftermath: Bus services hit in Odisha's Angul May 30, 2020 2:28 am By Express News Service ANGUL: The fear of Covid-19 has badly hit bus services in the district. With no passenger turnout, buses remained off road on Friday even as the Government has allowed resumption of passenger transport services in full steam. As …
  • No end to trouble for MSMEs in Odisha's Angul district amid COVID-19 lockdown May 4, 2020 7:18 am By Express News Service ANGUL: As the lockdown restrictions were eased in the second phase and further relaxations come into force from Monday, around 200 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the district have resumed their operations.The units …
  • Stranded due to lockdown, Angul native walks 170-km to reach home April 13, 2020 3:11 am Express News Service ANGUL: With no work or money to sustain himself in the Capital City of Bhubaneswar amid the lockdown, a labourer walked for 170 km to reach his home in Angul district. He arrived at Pitri, 80 km away from his village, on Saturday night …
  • Covid-19: Nalco's Angul smelter runs smoothly with 3 months' stock of coal March 27, 2020 1:18 pm National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has overcome supply disruptions with adequate coal stocks piled up at the site of its smelting complex at Angul, some 160 km from here. The 0.46 million tonne capacity aluminium smelter of the state-owned producer is …
  • Angul BEd college stares at closure March 7, 2020 7:51 am By Express News Service ANGUL: Nabakrushna Chaudhury College of Teacher Education, also known as Angul BEd College, is staring at closure due to lack of adequate teaching staff and own land. The college cannot invite admission to BEd and MEd courses for …
  • Revival plan of Talcher Fertiliser Plant in Odisha's Angul on fast track January 20, 2020 1:05 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The coal gasification based urea plant of Talcher Fertilisers Limited (TFL) will be commissioned in September 2023. "Commitment of more than Rs 8,000 has been made so far by TFL under various contracts. Pre-project …
  • JSPL resumes operations in coal gasification plant in Odisha’s Angul district January 14, 2020 5:26 am 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 …
  • JSPL commissioned its 4th Coke Oven Battery at Angul Steel Plant December 11, 2019 5:53 am Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (JSPL) has commissioned its 4th Coke Oven Battery at Angul plant making it self-sufficient in coke requirement. The Coke Oven consists of 4 nos. batteries of 45,000 tons each per month will be producing a total coke of 2.0 …
  • Centre drops Angul Aluminum Park November 30, 2019 6:48 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government’s push for setting up an aluminium park at Angul to attract investments and create job opportunities received a blow as the Centre dropped the project citing no visible progress due to resentment by …
  • V2 Retail Ltd opens new retail store at Angul Town November 19, 2019 6:41 am V2 Retail Ltd has opened one operational Retail Store at Khata No.333 Plot No. 1068 MZ-Angul Town, Odisha-759122. Therefore currently 76 (Seventy Six) Retail stores are operational. Shares of V2 RETAIL LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.112 as compared to …
  • Nalco says Damanjodi plant, Angul CPP affected due to acute coal shortage October 16, 2019 1:38 pm National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has said that an acute coal shortage is affecting its smelter plant operations. In a press release, the company said it fully depends upon Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) for coal supply to its captive power plant ( …
  • Fighting Malnutrition In Odisha’s Angul, A Story That Inspires All September 22, 2019 7:07 am Located in a remote corner of Odisha is a small district of about 6,232 square km, named Angul. A small district, it has got its own story to tell about its efforts in battling malnutrition and showing its people the path towards healthy life. Angul is …
  • Angul minor rape case: Chargesheet filed in one month August 19, 2019 6:25 am By Express News Service ANGUL: In order to ensure speedy trial, Angul police on Saturday filed chargesheet against a 59-year-old man accused of raping a minor girl in the town last month in less than one month. The chargesheet was presented in the special …
  • One dead, three trapped as coal mine caves in Odisha's Angul district July 25, 2019 6:43 am By Express News Service TALCHER (ODISHA): At least one miner was killed and three others were trapped following a strata collapse at an open cast coal mine at Bharatpur in Angul district. Sources said the incident took place at Bharatpur open cast project …
  • 1 killed, 3 feared dead in landslide at coal mine in Angul July 24, 2019 11:53 am Angul: A worker was killed and three others are feared dead following a landslide at an open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd (MCL) in Bharatpur area of Odisha’s Angul district on Tuesday night. Nine injured workers were shifted to hospital after a …
  • Police conduct drive to check illegal cattle trade in Odisha's Angul July 13, 2019 3:10 am By Express News Service ANGUL:  In a drive against cattle smuggling, Angul police has rescued as many as 800 cattle from Bantala, Jarapara and Banarpal areas. Police also seized nine containers besides several trucks and other vehicles used in carrying the …
  • JSPL’s Angul plant posts record production of hot metal July 3, 2019 5:05 pm Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) India’s largest blast furnace belonging to Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) produced its highest ever hot metal production of 10,845 metric tonne for a single day at its Angul plant in Odisha on Tuesday. It is also reported …
  • JSPL-Angul posts record production of Hot Metal July 3, 2019 1:45 pm India's largest Blast Furnace at JSPL Angul Odisha has produced its highest ever Hot Metal production of 10845 MT for a single day on 2nd July 2019. It is also reported that this is the ever highest production produced by any of the BFs in India. The …
  • Angul residents warn of mine bandh from June 30 June 28, 2019 3:59 am By Express News Service ANGUL: Accusing Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) of doing nothing on their demand for rehabilitation, villagers of Patharmunda at Kaniha have threatened to paralyse coal mine operation from June 30. In a notice to the local …
  • JSPL restarts 1.8 mtpa sponge plant at Angul March 25, 2019 11:39 am Steel-maker Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) on Monday said it has restarted 1.8 million tonnes per annum sponge iron plant at Angul steel complex. The DRI (sponge iron) facility is powered by the coal gasification plant that converts high-ash coal to …
  • JSPL re-starts 1.8 MTPA Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant at Angul March 25, 2019 11:27 am Guided by its production ramp up plan and supported by the healthy demand for steel in market, Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has re-started its 1.8 MTPA Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant at the 6 MTPA Integrated Steel Complex at Angul (Odisha). …
  • Travel pix: The scenic beauty of India June 29, 2022 7:43 pm Rediff readers shared these beautiful images of India from their travels. You can share your #India-Photos too! IMAGE: Probodh Borah clicked this view from Porba village in Phek district of Nagaland. IMAGE: Ravikant Rajput sent us a picture of river Betwa …
  • Hatpipliya: Vehicle to spread LPG safety awareness launched May 28, 2022 6:49 pm Hatpipliya (Madhya Pradesh): Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited launched a safety awareness vehicle at Deogarh village. The vehicle was dedicated to the people by HPCL, Indore general manager Pankaj Chaudhary as a chief guest in the presence of …
  • Govt of Odisha to set up 34 new courts across the state's different districts May 3, 2022 1:41 am Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to open 34 additional courts in different districts of the state. The decision was made at a high-level committee meeting on Monday, said the  Law Minister Pratap Jena The government would issue an official …
  • India News | Odisha Govt to Establish 34 New Courts in Different Districts of State May 2, 2022 1:30 pm Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 2 (ANI): The Odisha Government has decided to establish 34 new Courts in different districts of the state. The decision was taken at a high-level committee meeting, informed state Law Minister Pratap Jena on Monday. The …
  • Mild Earthquake of Magnitude 3.8 Hits Rajasthan's Sikar February 18, 2022 8:06 am A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.8 was felt in areas of Rajasthan’s Sikar district on Friday, officials said. However, there was no loss of life or property, they said. The earthquake was recorded at Devgarh in Sikar, according to the …
  • Only those with families understand life's hardships: Akhilesh Yadav December 3, 2021 8:17 am Only those who have a family would understand hardships of life, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has said in response to BJP's 'parivaarvaad' campaign. Addressing a large public gathering in Bundelkhand's Lalitpur, Yadav enumerated …
  • Sector Balakot - A Gujarati filmmaker highlights issues like the economy of Terrorism and the business of war in society November 22, 2021 7:28 am Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], November 22 (ANI/PNN): Hitesh Khristy, an NRI filmmaker and director from Vadodara, has produced his debut film, 'Sector Balakot,' based on the Balakot airstrike, with Bollywood actors. The film starring Vipul Gupta, …
  • CM Patnaik inaugurates 148 govt high schools transformed under 5T School transformation program November 21, 2021 8:05 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], November 21 (ANI): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated 148 government high schools transformed under the 5T School transformation program. The newly-transformed schools have been inaugurated in five districts …
  • 'Balika Vadhu 2' team opens up about show, its concept August 4, 2021 5:40 pm 'Balika Vadhu', that addressed the subject of child marriage and became one of the most popular serials, is going to come up with its second season - 'Balika Vadhu 2'. It will capture the journey of new the 'Anandi' played by Shreya …
  • Gujarat: Man, minor girl ‘who eloped die by suicide’ July 25, 2021 7:18 pm A 20-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl allegedly died by suicide in Ambakhunt village of Ghoghamba taluka in Panchmahals district on Sunday, police said. Police said that the two allegedly eloped from their homes a month ago and were found hanging from a …
  • Odisha logs 1,264 Covid deaths in June July 1, 2021 9:53 am With the coronavirus pandemic still raging in the northern and coastal districts of Odisha, the Patnaik government on Thursday decided to continue with limited lockdowns in 10 districts, even as an audit showed that as many as 1,264 people died in the …
  • Smuggling of idols: Four held April 30, 2021 12:20 am PATNA: The West Champaran police claimed to have busted a gang involved in smuggling of idols of deities and artifice from Nepal following the arrest of four people, including two Nepalese, on Wednesday. Police also recovered a statue of Lord Buddha, which …
  • Surat e-lok adalat disposes 999 cases in one day December 13, 2020 12:42 am Surat: Surat District Legal Services Authority (SDLSA) disposed as many as 999 cases in a one-day e-lok adalat organized on Saturday. According to officials, of these, 48 cases of motor accident claim petition (MACP) were settled with a total award of Rs 2 …
  • In lockdown, Hanumangarhi temple priest performs Kanyadan May 21, 2020 7:12 am Ayodhya, May 21 (IANS) While the nationwide lockdown has forced many to shift their marriages plans, there are some who decided to tie the knot even during the lockdown. An interesting case has come to light from Ayodhya where a couple got married in …
  • Four killed, 21 injured as bus overturns in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand March 1, 2020 1:09 pm By: PTI | Jaipur | Updated: March 1, 2020 5:12:00 pm The injured were rushed to a primary health care centre in Devgarh for treatment, police added. (File) Four people including 3 children were killed and 21 others injured when a speeding private bus …
  • Maharashtra: Junnar-Ambegaon mango festival begins today June 7, 2019 12:24 am At a mango eating competition in Pune in May. File The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation has organised the Junnar Ambegaon Mango Festival-2019 for people who want to go directly to the farms to eat and buy mangoes. The festival will get underway …
  • Bilkis Bano lost 14 kin, moved 20 houses and waited 17 years for justice April 28, 2019 5:20 am Bilkis Bano never allows her youngest, four-year-old Aksha, to stray too far. She is either in her arms, or sitting within reach. The only time the smile reaches her eyes is when she speaks about her five children. Otherwise a look of sheer exhaustion …
  • Bilkis' story: Waited 17 years for ‘insaaf’ April 27, 2019 11:36 pm Bilkis Bano never allows her youngest, four-year-old Aksha, to stray too far. She is either in her arms, or sitting within reach. The only time the smile reaches her eyes is when she speaks about her five children. Otherwise a look of sheer exhaustion …
  • Bilkis Bano’s fight for justice, dignity and equality keeps alive the idea of citizenship April 25, 2019 3:45 am Bilkis Bano was gangraped during the 2002 Gujarat riots “I have cast my vote and my vote is for the unity of the country. I trust the democratic system of our country and I trust the election process.” Simple words, but they acquire an aura if you look at …
  • Citizen Bilkis Bano April 24, 2019 7:42 pm Bilkis Bano was gangraped during the 2002 Gujarat riots “I have cast my vote and my vote is for the unity of the country. I trust the democratic system of our country and I trust the election process.” Simple words, but they acquire an aura if you look at …
  • Mango Pizza Dhokla to Bhajiyas: Enjoy the goodness of mangoes this summer with these recipes April 24, 2019 9:07 am Make use of mangoes this season. It’s time for some summer loving! In India, nothing spells summer better than the arrival of mangoes. Succulent, juicy and sweet, the king of fruits is in all probability a favourite of the masses. With a range of varieties …
  • 24 automotive beauties set to adorn heritage city lanes on Monday February 16, 2019 6:43 pm Gandhinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) To promote heritage tourism, the Grand Heritage Drive 2019 will be launched in Ahmedabad on Monday, displaying the vintage and classic collections of automobiles in the country. The five-day 1,200 km journey will conclude at …
  • Sexual exploitation in shelter homes: NHRC asks govt to act on recommendations June 29, 2022 2:24 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Odisha government to take action on the recommendations of the Special Rapporteur on death and exploitation of children in shelter homes in the State. …
  • Odisha: NHRC lens on child abuse in shelter homes June 28, 2022 3:29 am BHUBANESWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed Odisha chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra to take action on the recommendations of the special rapporteur, NHRC, on the death and alleged exploitation of children in shelter homes …
  • Eye on 2024 elections, central BJP leadership reviews constituencies June 28, 2022 12:43 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With focus on general elections in 2024, the national leadership of the BJP has started collecting information on “weak” and “very weak” parliamentary constituencies of the State, where the party lost by slender margin or …
  • Siren system to alert traffic about elephant movement on NH-55 June 28, 2022 12:25 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The authorities of Dhenkanal forest division are experimenting with an automatic siren system on National Highway-55 to alert drivers about movement of elephants. The automatic sensor-based sirens will go off on sensing …
  • NHRC directs Govt to take steps on abuse of minors in short stay homes June 27, 2022 6:36 pm The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) directed the State’s Chief Secretary to initiate measures on the recommendation of the Special Rapporteur, on the issue of death and exploitation of children in Shelter homes in the State in general and in the …
  • NHRC asks Odisha chief secretary to comply with recommendations on shelter home abuse cases June 27, 2022 2:32 pm Odisha chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra BHUBANESWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed Odisha chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra to take action on the recommendation of the special rapporteur, NHRC on the issue of death …
  • Siren to Protect Wild Elephants: Forest Dept’s Pilot Project in Odisha’s Dhenkanal District June 26, 2022 7:58 pm The Dhenkanal forest department plans to install automatic sirens near its national highway to protect elephants from accidents. These sensor-based sirens will blare when elephants cross the road to alert drivers within a distance of upto 1km. “Concerned …
  • Odisha experimenting on siren system to caution traffic about elephant movement June 26, 2022 3:50 pm Similarly, Khadi Village Industries Commission is implementing apiculture programme to keep elephants at bay in neighbouring Angul district Similarly, Khadi Village Industries Commission is implementing apiculture programme to keep elephants at bay in …
  • Protest ends at Rim Jhim Ispat plant June 26, 2022 1:10 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The month-long agitation by the villagers of Kurunti demanding jobs in Rim Jhim Ispat company ended on Saturday following a meeting called by Dhenkanal Collector Saroj Sethy. During the meeting, it was decided that the …
  • Rains lash parts of Odisha, Khaira gets highest 110 mm June 23, 2022 2:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Parts of Odisha including the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar witnessed thunderstorms and lightning on Wednesday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that some parts of 25 districts witnessed light to …
  • Khurda among 100 districts in country with over 4 per cent TPR June 23, 2022 2:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Even as new Covid-19 cases dropped marginally in Odisha in the last 24 hours, the steady rise in infections in Khurda has pushed the weekly test positivity rate (TPR) in the district to 4.61 per cent (pc). According …
  • Weather News: Intense Rains Along West Coast Over Next 5 Days; 2 Cops Killed in Assam Floods Rescue Op June 20, 2022 9:28 am The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has light to heavy rainfall in several parts of India in the next few days. While heavy rainfall will continue in Northeastern and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim region, light to moderate showers are likely …
  • Odisha's several districts likely to receive heavy rainfall for four days from June 19: IMD June 20, 2022 5:14 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Many districts of the State are likely to witness heavy rainfall over the next four days with the southwest monsoon’s flow towards Odisha set to strengthen from Monday onwards, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Odisha: Cloud on farmers’ hopes as monsoon pace slows down June 19, 2022 10:23 pm The rain has been playing hide and seek in capital city BHUBANESWAR: The southwest monsoon has slowed down since its arrival in Odisha on Friday and has become weak, causing concern among farmers who have been been waiting for the rains to sow crops. The …
  • Pre-monsoon rains in Odisha June 19, 2022 4:11 pm Parts of Odisha received moderate pre-monsoon showers on Sunday, while overcast skies enveloped several districts, the Met office said. The northern limit of the monsoon is passing through Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district of southern Odisha. Conditions …
  • India News | Pre-monsoon Rains in Odisha June 19, 2022 3:08 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 19 (PTI) Parts of Odisha received moderate pre-monsoon showers on Sunday, while overcast skies enveloped several districts, the Met office said. The northern limit of the monsoon is passing through Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district of …
  • Father’s Day: Odisha youngster builds public park in memory of departed father June 19, 2022 9:47 am Jayant Mishra, a former officer of the State Bank of India (SBI), was keen to build a park-cum-playground for the children of his native village in Dhenkanal district of Odisha. However, before he could fulfil his wish, Mishra succumbed to Covid-19 last …
  • Odisha: Tusker found dead with gunshot injuries; three people detained June 19, 2022 7:34 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three persons have been detained in connection with the death of the tusker that died of gunshot injuries in the Athagarh forest division on June 14. Divisional Forest Officer Sudarshan Gopinath Jadav said three …
  • Odisha GDS Result 2022 (Released): 3059 Candidates Shortlisted for DV June 17, 2022 8:27 pm Odisha GDS Result 2022 has been announced by India Post on indiapostgdsonline.gov.in. Candidates can download PDF from here. Odisha GDS Result 2022 Odisha GDS Result 2022: Post of India, Chhattisgarh Region has announced the result of the GDS 2022 on its …
  • South-west monsoon sets in over Delhi June 17, 2022 3:00 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The south-west monsoon has arrived in Odisha, covering Malkangiri, Koraput and Nabarangpur and some parts of Nuapada, Kalahandi and Rayagada districts on Thursday. In the last 24 hours, light to moderate rainfall/ …
  • SIDAC, Odisha Bamboo Development Agency to skill bamboo artisans in Bhubaneswar June 17, 2022 3:00 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In an attempt to skill traditional bamboo artisans of the State, the department of Handlooms, Textiles and Handicrafts is setting up a research and development centre on bamboo craft in the Capital City. The State …
  • Monsoon likely to enter Odisha in 48 hrs: IMD June 15, 2022 11:17 am Bhubaneswar, Jun 15 (PTI) The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of Odisha have already started experiencing pre- …
  • Monsoon to hit Odisha in 48 hrs June 15, 2022 10:22 am Our Bureau, PTI   |   Bhubaneswar   |   Published 15.06.22, 03:45 PM The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of …
  • IMD: Monsoon likely to enter Odisha in 2 days June 15, 2022 10:21 am BHUBANESWAR:  The southwest monsoon is expected to arrive in Odisha during the next 48 hours, the Meteorological Department (IMD) said.  According to the Bhubaneswar Centre of the IMD's Meteorological Department, pre-monsoon rainfall has already begun …
  • Odisha elephant tragedy: Wounded elephant dies in Athagarh forest June 14, 2022 11:26 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Battling with life for nearly three weeks, the tusker who had been shot at by alleged poachers, succumbed to the injuries in Athagarh forest on Tuesday. The jumbo was shot at five to six places on its body including …
  • Training aircraft crashes during emergency landing in UP's Amethi; pilot unharmed June 13, 2022 11:52 am A major accident was averted on Monday after a trainee pilot had a narrow escape when his light aircraft crash-landed in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi causing damage to its fuselage, PTI reported. Notably, the pilot, identified as Abhay Patel, was flying a  …
  • BREAKING: Training Aircraft Crashes in Amethi, Pilot Safe June 13, 2022 8:47 am Amethi, Uttar Pradesh: A trainee pilot had a close shave when the aircraft he was flying crashed in Amethi. The mishap took place in Kathua, Fursatganj.Also Read - UP: Section 144 Imposed in Ghaziabad Till 10 August; Directions Issued For Social Media …
  • SCR to run RRB exam special trains June 8, 2022 10:04 pm Hyderabad: In order to cater the movement of RRB NTPC Exam candidates, the South Central Railway (SCR) will run exam special trains between various destinations. Secunderabad-Shalimar (no.08006) will depart from Secunderabad at 6 am and arrive Shalimar at …
  • RRB Exam: SER to run Hatia-Secunderabad special train on June 12   June 8, 2022 8:08 pm Jamshedpur, June 8: South Eastern Railway will operate Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Examination special train between Hatia-Secunderabad-Hatia for the convenience of the examinees. 08045 Hatia-Secunderabad Examination Special will leave Hatia on June 12 …
  • Odisha High Court quashes PIL seeking cancellation of Cuttack T20I June 8, 2022 12:59 am By Express News Service CUTTACK:  The Orissa High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking cancellation of the India-South Africa T20 International scheduled to be held at Barabati Stadium here on June 12. The vacation court held the petition “devoid of …
  • Atma Nirbhar Krushak Abhiyan concludes June 7, 2022 11:03 pm Dhenkanal: The Brahmakumaris resource persons urged agriculture scientists to introduce organic farming on a pilot basis at district level with best practices, as it will not only be productive, but useful for both human and soil health. They were …
  • Trainee Pilot Injured As Aircraft Nose-dives During Take-Off In Odisha June 7, 2022 9:00 am Odisha: The injured pilot was rescued and hospitalised. His condition is stated to be stable. Dhenkanal (Odisha): A trainee pilot was injured when the aircraft he was flying nose-dived at Birasal Airstrip in Odisha's Dhenkanal district during take-off …
  • Trainee pilot injured as aircraft veers off runway in Odisha’s Dhenkanal June 7, 2022 12:12 am Bhubaneswar: A 24-year-old trainee pilot flying a Cessna-152 aircraft was injured after the plane veered off the runway during take-off and dropped from a height of 15 feet moments later on an airstrip in Dhenkanal district on Monday afternoon. The trainee …
  • Trainer aircraft crashes in Dhenkanal while landing, pilot hurt June 6, 2022 11:58 pm By Express News Service DHENKANAL: A trainer aircraft of the Government Aviation Training Institute crashed at Birasala air strip near Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal on Monday.  Trainee pilot Karan Mallik of Maharashtra sustained minor injuries on his face and …
  • Trainer Aircraft Crashes in Kamakhyanagar Birasal Airstrip in Odisha; Pilot Sustains Multiple Injuries June 6, 2022 9:34 pm A trainer aircraft crashed on a Birasal airstrip at Kamakshyanar in the Dhenkanal district today. As per initial reports, a trainee pilot, who was on board the aircraft at the time of the incident, has sustained multiple injuries. Sources said that the …
  • Cessna aircraft crashes near Birasal airstrip in Odisha; student pilot injured June 6, 2022 1:42 pm A Cessna 152 aircraft belonging to pilot training organisation crashed near the Birasal airstrip in Odisha on Monday, injuring its student pilot, senior officials of aviation regulator DGCA said. The student pilot has been taken to a hospital and the …
  • BREAKING: Cessna aircraft crashes near Birasal airstrip in Odisha; student pilot injured June 6, 2022 12:50 pm A Cessna 152 aircraft crashed near the Birasal airstrip in Odisha on June 6. The aircraft belonged to the pilot training organisation GATI, a DGCA-approved flying training organization. The crash injured a student pilot, senior officials of aviation …
  • Highlights: UK PM Boris Johnson faces vote of confidence, AFP reports June 6, 2022 5:41 am Breaking news June 6, 2022: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour. Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top …
  • RBI News Live Updates June 6, 2022 3:20 am !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates With rising COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru, the civic agency in the city has made masks compulsory in public places and decided to increase the tests for the virus from the existing 16,000 a day to 20,000 a day. …
  • Summer Fiesta-2022 concludes; children enthrall audience in DPS June 5, 2022 11:03 pm Dhenkanal: Both teachers and management believe promotion of multi-talents among children is need of the hour.This is what the New Education Policy -2020 wants children should not be confined to teaching-learning, but to tap talents of children by …
  • CM Naveen Patnaik’s New Team: 13 Cabinet Ministers, 8 Ministers of State Take Oath June 5, 2022 11:32 am The new council of ministers of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took oath of office on Sunday. The council comprises 13 cabinet ministers and eight ministers of state (independent charge). Jagannath Saraka, Niranjan Pujari, Ranendra Pratap Swain, Pramila …
  • Odisha DSP nabbed with Rs 30,000 bribe, wife escapes with bag June 2, 2022 1:44 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Vigilance on Wednesday caught red handed Hindol sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), Malaya Kishore Nayak, while allegedly demanding and accepting Rs 30,000 bribe from a stone quarry owner. Minutes after the police …
  • Rains predicted in State in 48 hrs June 1, 2022 6:41 pm : The Regional Office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Wednesday predicted rainfall in several parts of the State over next 48 hours and issued yellow warning for 22 districts. The yellow warning was issued for Baleswar, Bhadrak, Jajpur …
  • Odisha Vigilance traps cop taking Rs 30K bribe June 1, 2022 5:08 pm The Odisha Vigilance Department on Wednesday arrested a sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) of Dhenkanal district for allegedly accepting Rs 30,000 bribe from a stone quarry owner to facilitate stone quarrying and transportation, officials said. Based on …
  • Aim for excellence: CM Patnaik to IAS probationers May 30, 2022 12:21 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday encouraged the civil service probationers to follow the ideals and dreams of the founding fathers of the nation and strive to achieve excellence and serve the nation with pride. …
  • Odisha shows the way in waste management :: Lakshmana Venkat May 28, 2022 12:57 am Odisha shows the way in waste management Lakshmana Venkat Kuchi * Come World Environment Day on June 5, many organisations will be putting up a great pomp and show to publicise their ‘tokenisms’, but those doing real work on the ground that makes a …
  • 'Kalbaisakhi' Pummels Odisha, Power Cuts in Some Parts; Orange Alert Issued May 24, 2022 8:02 pm Nor'wester with gusty wind and moderate to heavy rain battered Odisha in the early hours of Tuesday, the Met office said. The maximum temperature fell by around 2-5 degree Celsius at some places and was significantly below normal in many areas in wake …
  • 'Kalbaisakhi' batters Odisha, orange alert for Wednesday May 24, 2022 7:04 pm The maximum temperature fell by around 2-5 degrees Celsius at some places in Odisha The weather office issued an orange alert of heavy rain and thunderstorm for Wednesday The mercury dropped by three notches below average each to settle at 34.2 degrees in …
  • India News | 'Kalbaisakhi' Pummels Odisha, Orange Alert Issued May 24, 2022 3:23 pm Bhubaneswar, May 24 (PTI) Nor'wester with gusty wind and moderate to heavy rain battered Odisha in the early hours of Tuesday, the Met office said. The maximum temperature fell by around 2-5 degree Celsius at some places and was significantly below …
  • Waldenwoods foundation committed for rural upliftment by creating Sm May 24, 2022 6:37 am ANI | Updated: May 24, 2022 11:48 IST Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 24 (ANI/GPRC): A seminar was held at Hotel Mayfair about future prospects and implementation of Waldenwoods Eco village established by Waldenwoods Foundation, a Delhi based …
  • Tiger death offers chance for strategy relook May 24, 2022 2:33 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  The killing of a Royal Bengal Tiger (RBT) in Rebana reserve forest of Anandapur Wildlife Division has come as a major blow for the Forest Department but the dark side has a silver lining too. The dead tiger, its origin …
  • H2S2, UNICEF INDIA, Youth for Water join hands for plastic-free... May 21, 2022 10:11 pm Dhenkanal: Kapilash, the abode of Lord Chandrasekhar is famous for attractive nature's lap tourism. To keep it away from plastic and garbage, UNICEF India in collaboration with Helping Hand Socio Specific (H2S2) youth organisation and Youth for Water …
  • In coastal Odisha, women and children turned more anemic in last six years May 17, 2022 3:25 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Anemia in women and children of Odisha has increased in last 6 years but worryingly, its incidence has seen an alarming rise in coastal districts, considered the most developed pocket of the State.A close analysis of the …
  • 2,534 Filaria cases detected in Dhenkanal May 16, 2022 7:51 pm Dhenkanal: As many as 2,534 Filaria patients have been detected in different parts of the district. According to a survey from village to village , the patients have been identified in Parjang, Khajuriakata, Mathkargola, Kamakshyanagar NAC, Dhenkanal …
  • Fresh low pressure over BoB this week May 16, 2022 3:33 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After cyclone Asani dissipated without any impact of the State, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday indicated a likelihood of formation of a fresh low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal by May 19. “A …
  • Vulnerable witness deposition centres have key role in ensuring justice: Orissa HC chief justice May 15, 2022 2:57 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Vulnerable witness deposition centres (VWDCs) are now available in all the 30 districts of the State after its opening in 15 more districts on Saturday.The Orissa High Court's VWDC scheme was notified and enforced on …
  • Thunderstorms in State till May 19 May 14, 2022 7:35 pm The Regional Office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Saturday forecasted rains and thunderstorms for several districts in the State for next five days.   The weather office issued yellow warning of thunderstorm till May 19 morning. …
  • CM approves govt takeover of Talcher medical college May 13, 2022 2:15 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/ANGUL : The logjam over operationalisation of the Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR) at Talcher has finally come to an end with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approving in- …
  • ITI in proposed model college to curb migration in Balangir May 11, 2022 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In order to arrest the migration of youths in Balangir, the department of Higher Education (DHE) has decided to allow the opening of an industrial training institute (ITI) on the premises of the model degree college …
  • IIMC Organizes Essay Competition on Raja Ram Mohan Roy May 10, 2022 6:41 pm Dhenkanal: On the occasion of Raja Ram Mohan Roy’s 250th birthday, IIMC Dhenkanal is hosting an online essay competition. The theme of this competition is ‘Raja Ram Mohan Rai: The Renaissance Person of India.’ The competition is open to everyone in both …
  • 15-year-old boy goes missing in Brahmani river in Odisha May 9, 2022 2:27 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: A 15-year-old boy went missing in Brahmani river while taking bath with his friends on Sunday. He was identified as Sudhabindu Behera, a resident of Nuapada village within Gondia police limits and a Class IX student of …
  • Odisha cyclone update: Cyclonic storm to intensify by May 8, fishermen are advised to do this May 7, 2022 10:40 am The Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Friday informed that the low-pressure area over the South Andaman Sea and neighbouring South-East Bay of Bengal will intensify into a cyclonic storm around May 8. "The #LowPressure Area over South Andaman …
  • CB arrests two more in SIM card fraud case May 6, 2022 1:25 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Thursday arrested a telecom company’s distributor Amitabh Sahoo of Motangaon in Dhenkanal district and retailer Dalagobinda Parida of Kamakhyanagar in connection with SIM card fraud …
  • Coal ministry asks Odisha to opt for quicker impact study for mining project May 4, 2022 9:44 pm BHUBANESWAR: The Union coal ministry has asked Odisha government to get the state’s forest officials to look into the impact of coal mining in Angul district on the movement of elephants rather than involve the Forest Research Institute as proposed by the …
  • India News | Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Reviews Welfare Programmes in Odisha's Dhenkanal April 14, 2022 2:34 am Dhenkanal (Odisha) [India], April 14 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday visited the Public Distribution System (PDS) Center in Dhenkanal district in Odisha and reviewed various welfare programmes sponsored by the Central government. At …
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan reviews welfare programmes in Odisha's Dhenkanal April 14, 2022 1:51 am Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday visited the Public Distribution System (PDS) Center in Dhenkanal district in Odisha and reviewed various welfare programmes sponsored by the Central government. At the PDS centre, Pradhan interacted with …
  • Pradhan slams ‘attacks’ targeting BJP municipality chairperson in Odisha’s Dhenkanal April 11, 2022 11:10 am New Delhi, Apr 11 (PTI) Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday expressed shock over what he said was “selective targeting” and continued attacks, including “hurling of bombs”, on the residence of BJP municipality chairperson Jayanti Patra in Odisha’s …
  • Smart health cards rolled out in Angul and Dhenkanal November 21, 2021 6:47 am By Express News Service ANGUL:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday included Angul and Dhenkanal in the much-hyped Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) by launching smart health cards in the two districts. Around 10 lakh people of both the districts …
  • Odisha: CBI team attacked in Dhenkanal district during raid to arrest child porn accused November 17, 2021 10:36 am
  • Caught on camera: 8-feet-long Indian python rescued in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district October 1, 2021 10:27 am Oct 01, 2021, 02:37PM ISTSource: TNN & AgenciesAn 8-feet-long Indian python was rescued in Kurumitha village in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on Thursday. The python was found outside the residence of one Rohit Samal, who immediately contacted the snake …
  • Dhenkanal girl country’s youngest to get ECMO therapy for post-Covid problems September 19, 2021 5:57 am
  • 5 students in Odisha's Dhenkanal district test Covid positive, school shut September 10, 2021 2:27 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL:  Five students of Rainarasinghpur High School in Kamakhyanagar sub-division of Dhenkanal have tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday.  This came three days after the detection of 20 positive cases in Panchayati Raj High …
  • Leprosy colony near Odisha's Dhenkanal awaits vax drive July 30, 2021 3:55 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Despite vaccination drives being conducted in full swing in different parts of the district, around 70 families of a cured leprosy colony (better known as Sanjay Colony) near Dhenkanal railway station are waiting for …
  • 14.2 kg pangolin scales seized from Odisha's Dhenkanal, two arrested July 25, 2021 1:20 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a major haul, a joint team of Dhenkanal Forest Division and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) Central Region seized 14.2 kg pangolin scales from Damodarnali area of Kapilash range in Dhenkanal district and …
  • Family denied ration as members test COVID positive in Odisha's Dhenkanal May 20, 2021 7:17 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Not just  Covid-19 infection but the stigma attached with the disease has also made lives miserable for affected families. In Dhenkanal district, a family was denied ration after three of its members were detected Covid …
  • Senior citizens, people with co-morbidities in Dhenkanal seek COVID-19 vaccine at home May 3, 2021 3:12 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL:  Senior citizens and people with co-morbidities have urged the district administration to provide them with vaccines at their homes to avoid inconvenience and life risk for critical patients.  People battling hypertension …
  • Malnourished, 7-year-old Dhenkanal boy unable to stand on feet November 22, 2020 3:05 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Desp ite tall claims by state government of providing healthcare at doorsteps to one and all, a seven-year-old severely malnourished boy, who can neither stand on his feet nor speak, has not been able to draw the …
  • Swachha Sathis paint Dhenkanal green November 8, 2020 8:27 am Express News Service DHENKANL: A Group of 25 women is turning Dhenkanal town’s waste into ‘black gold’ for farmers and home gardeners.The Swachha Sathis, as they are being called by the Municipality, have not only taken charge of the town’s solid waste …
  • Covid-19 takes sheen off Dhenkanal Laxmi Puja November 2, 2020 3:58 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Covid-19 has not only taken the sheen off famous Laxmi Puja of Dhenkanal but also hit traders who anxiously wait for the festival to showcase and sell their products at fairs and exhibitions held during the festival.  …
  • Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force saves pregnant woman in flood-hit Dhenkanal August 29, 2020 8:32 pm Aug 29, 2020, 11:37PM ISTSource: ANIA pregnant woman was among 3 people who were rescued by the district administration with the help of an Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) team from the flood-affected village of Jayapur, in Dhenkanal. She was …
  • Two villages marooned in Dhenkanal August 29, 2020 2:51 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Two villages of Gondia block were marooned while several others were affected due to torrential rains in the district. Sources said Goradapal and Prabartakani are now cut-off from other parts of the district. Gondia and …
  • OHRC glare on Dhenkanal ‘ostracism’ case after TOI report August 25, 2020 9:36 am
  • Aircraft crash kills trainee pilot, trainer in Dhenkanal June 9, 2020 1:22 am Angul: A two-seater training aircraft crashed at the airstrip of the Government Aviation Training Institute (GATI) at Birasala in Dhenkanal district on Monday morning, killing a woman trainee pilot and her trainer, and prompting the Director General of …
  • Two-seater trainer plane crashes in Odisha's Dhenkanal, two pilots killed June 8, 2020 6:02 pm IAF aircraft crashes in Punjab's Hoshiarpur, pilots safe A two-seater trainer aircraft crashed in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on early Monday (June 8) morning. A pilot trainer and a woman trainee pilot were killed in the crash shortly after …
  • Odisha: 2 pilots killed after trainer aircraft crashes in Dhenkanal June 8, 2020 10:53 am Image Source : ANI Trainer aircraft crashes in Odisha's Dhenkanal, 2 killed A trainee pilot and her instructor lost their lives after a trainer aircraft crashed in the Dhenkanal district of Odisha on Monday. The trainer aircraft crashed on the tarmac …
  • 2 killed after trainer aircraft crashes in Odisha’s Dhenkanal June 8, 2020 5:48 am A two-seater aircraft crashed in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on Monday, killing a trainee pilot and her instructor, officials said. The trainer aircraft crashed on the tarmac at the Government Aviation Training Institute (GATI) at Birasala in the district, …
  • Four children drown in swollen pond at Odisha's Dhenkanal June 2, 2020 5:22 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: In a tragic incident, four children from a family drowned in a pond at Govindpur Barabankasahi village here on Monday. They are Priti Dehury, Rajesh, Nehal and Trytimayee Dehury. The children were taking bath when they …
  • Medical park to be set up in Dhenkanal May 29, 2020 11:11 pm Bhubaneswar: The state government on Friday announced to set up two industrial parks over 1,000 acres each to attract more investments to the state. “The parks will draw investment to the tune of Rs 6,000 crore to Rs 7,000 crore and provide employment to …
  • India: Assessment of fortification of Mid-Day Meal Programme in Dhenkanal, Odisha, 2016-2018 Evaluation Report May 12, 2020 7:02 pm Evaluation Context Micronutrient deficiency continues to affect sizeable sections of the global population and this “hidden hunger” extracts a substantial toll in terms of morbidity, mortality, reduced economic productivity and poor quality of life from …
  • Dhenkanal farmers seek resumption of haats April 9, 2020 4:17 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Facing serious losses due to the lockdown, farmers and vegetable traders have urged the administration to resume weekly and bi-weekly haats in the district. All haats under regulated marketing committees (RMCs) have been …
  • One elephant dies and another hurt as speeding truck hits them in Odisha's Dhenkanal district January 30, 2020 7:44 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: An elephant calf was killed and another injured after the two were hit by a speeding truck on NH 55 near Podapada in Dhenkanal district early on Thursday morning. The mishap occurred at about 5.30 am when a herd of …
  • Six pythons rescued in Odisha’s Dhenkanal January 14, 2020 7:53 am 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 …
  • Odisha: Extension of autonomous status of Dhenkanal College urged November 30, 2019 6:13 am
  • India: Optimisation of Supply Chain of Targeted Public Distribution System in Dhenkanal, Odisha September 13, 2019 9:14 am 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 …
  • Staff crunch hits Dhenkanal forest division in Odisha August 12, 2019 6:17 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: Vacancies in  Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) posts, who look after afforestation and eco-tourism, have affected the functioning of Dhenkanal Forest Division office. Of the three sanctioned ACF posts, all are lying …
  • Conjoined twins born in Odisha's Dhenkanal July 2, 2019 3:37 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: A woman from Khalpal village in Parjang block gave birth to conjoined twins at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here on Monday.  The twins, both female, born to Renubala Behera are joined from the stomach and …
  • Mixed cropping gets priority in Odisha's Dhenkanal June 13, 2019 5:25 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The district agriculture strategy committee has decided to grow both paddy and non-paddy crops in 1,85,100 hectares (ha) of land in the ensuing kharif season. Crop diversification and mixed cropping, including mango and …
  • 4 killed, many injured after wall collapses at vegetable market in Odisha's Dhenkanal June 10, 2019 7:33 pm Alasua market, Odisha wall collapsetwitter At least four people have been reported to be killed and several injured after the wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed near Alasua market on the outskirts of Odisha's Dhenkanal. The four victims were all …
  • Odisha govenrment to promote mangoes for export in Dhenkanal district May 31, 2019 6:56 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: The district administration has decided to promote cultivation of export-oriented mangoes in Government-run Saptasajya farm here. The district horticulture office will also set up a sample mango garden in a scientific …
  • BJD MP from Dhenkanal Tathagat Satpathy announces decision to quit politics March 5, 2019 10:23 am By Express News Service BHUBANESHWAR: With the upcoming Lok Sabha elections only a few months away, ruling BJD’s Lok Sabha member from Dhenkanal, Tathagat Satpathy, has announced his decision to quit politics, sparking a buzz in political circles here. …
    • On a different field, this Railway officer from Odisha reaps success June 18, 2022 3:12 pm When his job with the Indian Railways brought him to Kerala almost two decades ago, Harihar Majhi, hailing from Kendujhar in Odisha, also brought along his passion for farming. Flourishing backyard farming used to be a distinctive feature wherever he …
    • Kutch most lightning prone district in India: Report June 16, 2022 5:22 pm Gujarat’s Kutch is India’s most lightning prone district along with Odisha’s Mayurbhanj, but the mortality is much higher in the latter, the Annual Lightning Report 2021-22 released on Thursday said. “The mortality is much higher in Mayurbhanj as compared …
    • Just 45 mins of rain turns Cuttack into stinking open drain May 23, 2022 3:14 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: A brief spell of rain late on Saturday night ripped apart the facade of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and laid bare its complete inefficiency in handling the civic affairs of the city. The morning after the rains …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dedicates 7 power projects worth Rs 450 crore May 22, 2022 3:48 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 22 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday virtually inaugurated 6 high-power grid substations in Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Kendujhar, and Khordha districts and a 220 KV double circuit …
    • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates 7 power projects worth ₹450 crore May 22, 2022 3:35 am Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik virtually inaugurated 6 high-power grid substations at an investment of ₹450 crore. The power projects have been launched in Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Kendujhar, and Khordha districts and a 220 KV …
    • India News | Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Dedicates 7 Power Projects Worth Rs 450 Crore May 22, 2022 1:12 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 22 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday virtually inaugurated 6 high-power grid substations in Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Kendujhar, and Khordha districts and a 220 KV double circuit …
    • Zone 8 polls on May 27; notification on April 28 April 25, 2022 9:12 pm Keonjhar: The State Election Commission has announced the date for the election for Zone 8 of Ghatagaon block which was postponed due to the death of a BJD candidate during election. The polls are set to be scheduled on May 27, with the count taking place …
    • Odisha Sizzles As Mercury Crosses 40°C Across State; No Respite for Next Few Days April 25, 2022 2:04 pm Odisha sizzled on Monday as the mercury level crossed 40 degrees Celsius in several parts. While Sambalpur and Jharsuguda remained the hottest at 42.6 degrees Celsius, the temperature in Hirakud touched 41.2°C till 2.30 pm. Chandbali (40°C), Kendujhar (39° …
    • Muslims pelted stones, threw glass bottles on Hindus taking out 'Ramnavami' procession, Odisha incident" April 12, 2022 9:17 am Bhubaneswar: Hindus participating in the Ram Navami procession at Joda in Odisha's Kendujhar district were attacked by local Muslims. This incident is of Monday (11 April 2022). Since then the atmosphere in the area has become tense. After the violence …
    • 'Can't Sell Directly or Store': Tomato Farmers in 2 Odisha Districts Suffer Losses March 8, 2022 7:28 am Tomato farmers in two districts of Odisha – Ganjam and Kendujhar – are suffering losses as the prices have dropped to Rs2-3 per kg. The farmers in these districts have been suffering extensive losses for the past three years. With no provision for direct …
    • Odisha Government Urges NHAI for Paradip-Barbil Economic Corridor March 7, 2022 4:17 am Odisha likely to get Special Economic corridor, which will be constructed from Paradeep to Bhadrasahi-Barbil considering the business potentiality of the area. The construction of this economic corridor will accelerate the transportation of minerals in the …
    • Tata Steel signs pact for new rail line to Kalinganagar plant December 16, 2021 6:47 pm Tata Steel has entered into a long-term agreement with Angul Sukinda Railway (ASRL) to invest ₹400 crore for construction, operation and maintenance of additional rail line to meet the logistic needs of its Kalinganagar Steel plant. Angul Sukinda Railway …
    • 1 crore Covid vaccine shots on Saturday, India crosses half-way mark in full dose December 4, 2021 7:34 pm Half of the eligible population in the country is now fully vaccinated, with over 1.03 crores being administered on Saturday. Around 21.38 crore unutilised doses are still available with states. More than 10 lakh vaccination doses were administered …
    • Odisha CM Patnaik inaugurates 138 schools in 4 districts on children's day November 15, 2021 4:26 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], November 15 (ANI): On the occasion of children's day, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 138 schools in four districts including Boudh, Sonpur, Bhadrak and Kendujhar under 5T School transformation program. In …
    • Odisha: Bomb hurled at BJP MLA's vehicle in Kendujhar, 5 arrested October 15, 2021 6:26 am Odisha Police on Thursday arrested five people for allegedly hurling country-made bombs on the vehicle of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Mohan Manjhi in Kendujhar district. According to Superintendent of Police, Kendujhar, Mitrabhanu Mohapatra, the …
    • 5 held for hurling bomb at Odisha BJP MLA's vehicle October 15, 2021 4:55 am Kendujhar (Odisha) [India], October 15 (ANI): Odisha Police on Thursday arrested five people for allegedly hurling country-made bombs on the vehicle of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Mohan Manjhi in Kendujhar district. According to Superintendent of …
    • Central Water Commission predicts flooding in parts of Kerala, Odisha, Tamil Nadu May 27, 2021 8:20 am New Delhi: The Central Water Commission (CWC) on Wednesday issued an 'orange bulletin' for Kerala, Odisha and Tamil Nadu, predicting a flood situation in parts of the three states. "Orange Bulletin issued by #CWC #NewDelhi for floods above …
    • ICRISAT to help Odisha tribals manage natural resources March 4, 2021 7:09 am The Odisha Government has roped in the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to help tribals manage natural resources well. The State Government has signed an agreement with the Hyderabad-based ICRISAT to take up …
    • For Operation Green to deliver, experience of raising milk production in Operation Flood can prove beneficial March 1, 2021 3:56 pm While presenting the Union budget for the FY 2021-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that Operation Green (OG) will be expanded beyond tomatoes, onions, and potatoes (TOP) to 22 perishable commodities. Although we don’t know yet which other …
    • Truck Driving Through Flooded Road Plunges Into Swollen River in Rain-Ravaged Indian State - Video August 27, 2020 11:08 am India 09:52 GMT 27.08.2020Get short URL Torrential monsoon rain in India has marooned the lives of people in several low lying, remote rural areas as well as cities. Rivers have breached their danger marks in the worst-affected states - Assam, Bihar, …
    • Jajpur, Keonjhar districts badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha, IMD issues warning August 26, 2020 3:39 pm Aug 26, 2020, 08:47PM ISTSource: ANIJajpur and Keonjhar districts has badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha region. Water level in Baitarani River following through Kendujhar has been rose following heavy rainfall in the area. According to Central …
    • Centre asks West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Odisha to strengthen efforts against COVID-19 July 18, 2020 5:28 am By PTI NEW DELHI: With a surge in COVID-19 cases in Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Odisha, the Union Health Ministry has asked these states to make renewed efforts to contain transmission of the virus and keep case fatality rate below one per cent. With …
    • Odisha declares Ganjam COVID-19 hotspot after 7 new cases. Check new red, green, orange zones list May 7, 2020 8:52 pm Image Source : PTI Odisha declares Ganjam district COVID-19 hotspot Odisha government on Thursday declared Ganjam district as COVID-19 red zone as seven fresh cases of coronavirus reported in the district. All the new patients had returned from Surat and …
    • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India May 1, 2020 8:11 am Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
    • Elephant turns on its heel to charge villager across fields after he hits it with a stick  December 31, 2019 6:23 pm Jumbo mistake! Moment an angry elephant turns on its heel to chase a villager in revenge for being hit with a stick Villagers spotted elephant feeding on crops and decided to try and chase it away One man hit the animal with a stick - before it promptly …
    • Peanut paste not a solution for severe malnutrition: study October 17, 2019 8:16 pm Deaths due to severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in India could be at least a tenth of what was earlier believed, which implies that instead of taking emergency measures such as providing Ready To Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF), there needs to be a focus on non- …
    • Odisha govt approves DPR of Rs 700 cr under Rurban Mission September 25, 2019 2:59 am Bhubaneswar : The Odisha government on Tuesday approved a detail project report (DPR) worth Rs 700 crore for development of nine identified clusters under the Centre’s ‘Rurban Mission’. The projects were approved in a meeting of state empowered committee …
    • Fighting Malnutrition In Odisha’s Angul, A Story That Inspires All September 22, 2019 7:07 am Located in a remote corner of Odisha is a small district of about 6,232 square km, named Angul. A small district, it has got its own story to tell about its efforts in battling malnutrition and showing its people the path towards healthy life. Angul is …
    • Monsoon to reach Odisha 5-6 days late: IMD June 4, 2019 3:28 am [India], June 3 (ANI): The monsoon will reach Odisha five-six days late this time, said Indian Meteorological Department's (MeT) local office here on Monday as the pre-monsoon showers were reported from parts of the state today. Talking to ANI, HR …
    • Odisha: Rain, thunderstorm wreak havoc; movement on NH 26 hampered June 4, 2019 1:58 am [India], June 4 (ANI): Movement of vehicles on National Highway 26 was hampered here on Monday as rain coupled with thunderstorm wreaked havoc in the region. Several trees and electric poles were uprooted due to which vehicles were lined up for hours near …
    • Odisha: 8 die, 6 injured due to thunderstorm, lightning June 3, 2019 4:02 pm [India], June 3 (ANI): As many as eight people died and six injured due to thunderstorm and lightning in different parts of Odisha during the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Two deaths have been reported each from Koraput, Kendujhar, Jajpur and …
    • Cyclonic storm Fani: NCMC to meet today to take stock of emerging situation May 2, 2019 6:34 pm Image Source : IMD Image Cyclonic storm 'Fani' is expected to make landfall in Odisha on Friday afternoon. Wind speed may touch up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India Meteorological Department …
    • Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation underway as Odisha braces for storm; 203 trains cancelled May 2, 2019 6:06 pm Indian fishermen attempt to bring their boat ashore amid strong winds at Chandrabhaga beach in Puri district of eastern Odisha (AP Photo) India is bracing for an extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani as it moves closer to coastal Odisha, ahead of its …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 8 lakh people evacuated; Nasa tracking storm's movement May 2, 2019 1:01 pm Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone updates: Over 8 lakh evacuated in Odisha May 2, 2019 12:15 pm Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani: 89 trains cancelled, 3 specials put in service to evacuate tourists May 2, 2019 10:32 am New Delhi: The Railways on Thursday said around 89 trains have been cancelled in the last two days in view of the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm 'Fani', which is likely to affect Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, while three …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 8 lakh people evacuated; PM Modi reviews preparedness May 2, 2019 10:28 am Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani: Around 89 trains cancelled, 3 special trains put in service to evacuate tourists May 2, 2019 10:28 am New Delhi: The Railways Thursday said around 89 trains have been cancelled in the last two days in view of the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm 'Fani', which is likely to affect Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, while three special …
    • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: About 8 lakh people evacuated to safer places May 2, 2019 9:13 am Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani Updates May 2, 2019 7:20 am Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani live: Over 8 lakh to be evacuated May 2, 2019 7:19 am Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • Cyclone Fani Updates May 2, 2019 6:44 am Cyclone 'Fani', expected to hit the coasts of Odisha tomorrow, has intensified into an 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' with wind speed likely to hit 200 kmph at the time of landfall. The Central and the state government have put the …
    • 20 years on, Odisha village still weeps for Staines April 8, 2019 3:36 am MANOHARPUR, KEONJHAR: Twenty years after Graham Stuart Staines, his sons Philip (10) and Timothy (six) were burnt to death by a rabid bunch that claimed he was converting people in the name of missionary activity, Manoharpur, a nondescript tribal village …
    • Graham Staines’ story still very relevant: Director March 29, 2019 11:22 am Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) “The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story” director Aneesh Daniel says the movie, which documents the tragic death of an Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines and his sons in Odisha, is very relevant in the current …
    • 3 Idiots actor Sharman Joshi: Have got all films based on my merit March 25, 2019 12:00 pm Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose films have received positive response from the critics and the audience, has not been seen much in the recently released successful films. During the recent interaction in Mumbai, Sharman told the reporters, "While …
    • Extremism is a threat to humanity: Sharman Joshi March 24, 2019 12:05 pm Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose latest film “The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story” is based on the real-life incident of the late Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines, believes that extremism should always be …
    • Heavy rains in parts of Odisha June 18, 2022 3:07 pm Heavy rainfall lashed parts of Odisha on Saturday as conditions are favorable for further advancement of the monsoon over the next two-three days, the weather office said. Talcher in Angul district received 80 mm of rain between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm, the …
    • SIDAC, Odisha Bamboo Development Agency to skill bamboo artisans in Bhubaneswar June 17, 2022 3:00 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In an attempt to skill traditional bamboo artisans of the State, the department of Handlooms, Textiles and Handicrafts is setting up a research and development centre on bamboo craft in the Capital City. The State …
    • India News | Heatwave Warning for Western Odisha June 7, 2022 2:52 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 7 (PTI) The Met office warned on Tuesday of a heatwave in parts of western Odisha for the next two days. At least eight weather stations recorded a maximum of over 40 degrees Celsius as the temperature rose by 1-2 degrees in some places, …
    • Heatwave Returns To Northwestern India While Mercury In Odisha Touches 44 Degrees Celcius June 7, 2022 4:18 am Heatwave conditions are likely to prevail over parts of northwest India till Thursday under the influence of dry and warm westerlies blowing from the direction of Pakistan, weather scientists said on Monday. Banda and Fatehgarh in Uttar Pradesh were the …
    • Weather update: Parts of central, NW India continue to reel under severe heatwave; IMD predicts rainfall in THESE states June 6, 2022 3:19 am New Delhi: A severe heat wave has gripped various parts of India with at least sixteen towns and cities in the central and northwest parts of the country recording temperatures of 45 degrees Celsius and above. The mercury touched 47 degrees Celsius on …
    • Eye on 2024 Polls, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Reshuffles Cabinet; New Team Looks at Region, Youth June 5, 2022 5:43 pm Ahead of the 2024 general elections, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday revamped his cabinet, inducting 13 MLAs into the cabinet and appointing eight others as ministers of state (independent charge). The team includes new faces, both younger …
    • CM Naveen Patnaik’s New Team: 13 Cabinet Ministers, 8 Ministers of State Take Oath June 5, 2022 11:32 am The new council of ministers of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took oath of office on Sunday. The council comprises 13 cabinet ministers and eight ministers of state (independent charge). Jagannath Saraka, Niranjan Pujari, Ranendra Pratap Swain, Pramila …
    • Severe Heatwave In Parts Of Odisha, Bolangir Records 45 Degrees Celsius June 4, 2022 5:34 pm Isolated to scattered rain with thunderstorms is likely in Odisha over the next five days. Bhubaneswar: A searing heatwave roasted parts of western Odisha on Saturday even as overcast skies gave some respite to the coastal region from the blazing sun, the …
    • Heatwave singes in Odisha, 45 degC in Bolangir June 4, 2022 4:22 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 4 (PTI) A searing heatwave roasted parts of western Odisha on Saturday even as overcast skies gave some respite to the coastal region from the blazing sun, the weather office said. At least 13 weather stations recorded a maximum of over 40 …
    • India News | Heatwave Singes in Odisha, 45 DegC in Bolangir June 4, 2022 3:56 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 4 (PTI) A searing heatwave roasted parts of western Odisha on Saturday even as overcast skies gave some respite to the coastal region from the blazing sun, the weather office said. At least 13 weather stations recorded a maximum of over 40 …
    • Latest News | Sultry Weather in Odisha, 45°C in Titilagarh June 3, 2022 7:26 pm Bhubaneswar, Jun 3 (PTI) Western Odisha turned into a hot cauldron on Friday as searing heat and excessive humidity enveloped the state, the Met office said. The maximum temperature rose by around 1-2 degrees in a few places. Thirteen weather stations saw …
    • 7 OAS officers promoted to SAG June 1, 2022 6:40 pm The State Government on Wednesday promoted seven Odisha Administrative Officers (OAS) officers of Supertime Scale (SS) to the Superior Administrative Grade (SAG). The General Administration and Public Grievances Department issued a notification in this …
    • Banks lend Rs 1.03 lakh crore during pandemic: CM Patnaik May 26, 2022 1:42 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that all banks have disbursed credit of Rs 1.03 lakh crore and achieved more than 93 per cent of the annual credit plan for 2021-22 despite the pandemic.  The Chief …
    • 44.2 Degrees Celsius In Subarnapur As Odisha Boils May 22, 2022 5:46 am Odisha sweltered in scorching heat and intense humidity on Saturday as the mercury rose by several notches in the state, the Met office said. At least 18 weather stations, as compared to 10 the previous day, recorded a maximum temperature of over 40 …
    • 44.2 deg C in Subarnapur as Odisha boils May 21, 2022 7:19 pm Odisha sweltered in scorching heat and intense humidity on Saturday as the mercury rose by several notches in the state, the Met office said. At least 18 weather stations, as compared to 10 the previous day, recorded a maximum temperature of over 40 …
    • India News | 44.2 Deg C in Subarnapur as Odisha Boils May 21, 2022 7:10 pm Bhubaneswar, May 21 (PTI) Odisha sweltered in scorching heat and intense humidity on Saturday as the mercury rose by several notches in the state, the Met office said. Also Read | TN| Based on a Specific Input,officers of Air Intelligence Unit Retrieved 2 …
    • India News | Mercury Down by Several Notches in Odisha May 19, 2022 2:59 pm Bhubaneswar, May 19 (PTI) Odisha experienced pleasant weather in many areas on Thursday as overcast skies and moderate rain overnight brought the temperatures down, the Met office said. The mercury fell by around 2-4 degrees at some places, but the …
    • Odisha cabinet announces slew of projects to boost irrigation potential May 18, 2022 8:16 pm BHUBANESWAR: Amid distressing agricultural statistics of stagnant farmer income and low irrigation potential in Odisha, the Naveen Patnaik cabinet on Wednesday announced a series of measures to increase the irrigation facilities and farm mechanisation. Of …
    • India News | Marginal Drop in Mercury in North India, Heatwave Conditions to Ease Further over Next Few Days May 16, 2022 5:45 pm New Delhi, May 16 (PTI) Large swathes of north India witnessed a marginal drop in maximum temperatures on Monday and the weather department said thunderstorms and rain in parts of the region over the next few days are likely to bring further respite from …
    • Latest News | Odisha: Bargarh Lift Irrigation Project 1st Phase Likely to Be Ready by Next March May 15, 2022 6:13 pm Sambalpur, May 15 (PTI) Odisha's Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on Sunday reviewed the progress of the ambitious Gangadhar Meher lift irrigation project in Bargarh district. The project at the zero point of the Hirakud Dam will provide …
    • Odisha: Bargarh lift irrigation project 1st phase likely to be ready by next March May 15, 2022 5:26 pm Odisha's Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on Sunday reviewed the progress of the ambitious Gangadhar Meher lift irrigation project in Bargarh district. The project at the zero point of the Hirakud Dam will provide irrigation facilities to …
    • Govt to launch drive to woo school dropouts May 14, 2022 7:35 pm Expressing concern over the abysmally low attendance of students after the Covid-19 pandemic in the State, the School and Mass Education (S & ME) Department on Saturday   announced that it has come up with a strategy to bring back the school …
    • India News | Mercury on the Rise in Odisha May 14, 2022 3:14 pm Bhubaneswar, May 14 (PTI) The mercury rose in Odisha on Saturday after a spell of pleasant weather in the wake of Cyclone Asani. Also Read | . The temperature rose by around 1-3 degrees celsius at a few places, while it was above normal in several areas, …
    • CM approves govt takeover of Talcher medical college May 13, 2022 2:15 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/ANGUL : The logjam over operationalisation of the Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR) at Talcher has finally come to an end with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approving in- …
    • India News | Heat Singes Western Odisha May 8, 2022 3:33 pm Bhubaneswar, May 8 (PTI) The mercury hovered above 40 degrees Celsius in western Odisha with Bolangir town recording the maximum temperature in the state at 42.3 degrees Celsius, the Met office said. Twelve weather stations recorded a temperature of 40 …
    • Extreme heat kills 25 in India’s Maharashtra state May 3, 2022 9:45 pm India’s western state of Maharashtra has registered 25 deaths from heat stroke since late March, the highest toll in the past five years, with more fatalities likely elsewhere in a country sweltering in temperatures over 40C. Scientists have linked the …
    • Odisha's Boudh sizzles at 44.5 degC, second-highest temp in India May 3, 2022 6:14 pm Bhubaneswar, May 3 (PTI) Boudh recorded the second-highest temperature in the country on Tuesday as parts of Odisha boiled in the blazing sun, with 18 weather stations recording a maximum of 40 degrees Celsius or more, the Met office said. Light to …
    • Odisha lays road to child marriage-free society May 3, 2022 4:00 pm By Express News Service Till four years ago, seeking education or a life beyond marriage was difficult for many minor girls in rural Odisha. Blame it on poverty and societal pressure, child marriages had become an undisputed norm. Not any more though. With …
    • Extreme heat kills at least 25 in India’s Maharashtra May 3, 2022 3:58 pm With cooling monsoon rains only expected next month and increasingly frequent power outages in some parts of India, even households that can afford air conditioners will have little respite over the next several weeks. Many of the deaths in Maharashtra …
    • Extreme heat kills at least 25 in Indian state May 3, 2022 11:05 am India's western state of Maharashtra has registered 25 deaths from heat stroke since late March, the highest toll in the past five years, with more fatalities likely elsewhere in a country sweltering in temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius. Scientists …
    • Extreme heat kills at least 25 in India's Maharashtra state May 3, 2022 10:43 am NEW DELHI: India's western state of Maharashtra has registered 25 deaths from heat stroke since late March, the highest toll in the past five years, with more fatalities likely elsewhere in a country sweltering in temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius. …
    • India News | Squall, Rain Breather for Parts of Odisha May 2, 2022 6:10 pm Bhubaneswar, May 2 (PTI) Parts of Odisha simmered under the the scorching sun on Monday even as several districts heaved a sigh of relief having experienced rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, the Met office said. The maximum temperature rose by around …
    • Odisha schools reopens with revised school timings amid heatwave situation May 2, 2022 12:42 pm ANI | Updated on: Monday, May 02, 2022, 02:51 PM IST Schools in Odisha opened on Monday in adherence to revised timings laid by Odisha government amid the ongoing heatwave situation. The new timing is in effect from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and comes into effect …
    • Odisha schools reopen with new school hours amid scorching heat wave May 2, 2022 10:06 am Bhubaneswar: Schools in Odisha reopened on Monday, according to amended timetables set by the state government due to the state's ongoing heatwave. The new schedule will be in place from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. starting today. Today, students were seen …
    • India News | Odisha Schools Reopens with Revised School Timings Amid Heatwave May 2, 2022 8:45 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 2 (ANI): Schools in Odisha opened on Monday in adherence to revised timings laid by Odisha government amid the ongoing spell of heatwave in the state. The new timing is in effect from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and comes into …
    • Delhi to Get Showers on Tuesday, 'Yellow' Alert for Northwest India Over Western Disturbance May 2, 2022 6:03 am added. “The heatwave in Odisha and Bengal was over on April 30, as we predicted. Strong winds will be there in the next two to three days. We are also giving a yellow warning to Northwest India as there is a western disturbance. Delhi is likely to …
    • Odisha govt revises school timings amid intense heatwave. See details here May 2, 2022 5:04 am In the wake of the ongoing spell of intense heatwave across the country, Odisha government has revised school timings.  The new school timing will start from 6:00 am to 9:00 am. Additionally, the new school timing comes into effect from today. This …
    • Heatwave subsides in Odisha; Met spies thunderstorms May 1, 2022 4:38 pm After being parched by a searing heatwave for six successive days, overcast skies and a light breeze brought much-needed relief to the people of coastal Odisha on Sunday even as temperatures were high in the western region of the state, the meteorological …
    • Heavy Rainfall Hits Bengaluru; Delhi Reels Under Heatwave, Min Temperature 25.8 Degrees Celsius May 1, 2022 5:23 am Heavy rainfall hit several parts of Karnataka capital Bengaluru, including Frazer Town, Shivajinagar, Chandra Layout, Vijayanagar, and Hosahalli, on Sunday. But, up north, national capital Delhi continued to reel under heatwave conditions with the minimum …
    • Odisha goes for 6-9 am teaching timing in schools amid record heat. Details here May 1, 2022 4:23 am As Odisha swelters under intense heatwave, the state announced on Saturday its decision to reschedule the timing of teaching hours in all schools. The new teaching timings will be from 6 am to 9 am and will come into effect from Monday. As per the …
    • Low pressure likely to form over Bay of Bengal next week, to bring rains in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh April 30, 2022 12:44 pm Odisha and Andhra Pradesh is likely to experience light to moderate rainfall next week as a low-pressure area is likely to be formed over South Andaman Sea and neighborhood around 4 May under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, the India …
    • Heatwave singes Odisha as Boudh records season's highest 45 deg C for 2nd straight day April 29, 2022 4:25 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 29 (PTI) The searing heatwave enveloped parts of Odisha with Boudh town recording the season's highest 45 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day on Friday and the mercury level crossing 40 degrees C at 25 places, the …
    • Odisha sizzles as Boudh records 45 deg C April 28, 2022 7:32 pm Normal life in Odisha was affected on Thursday as the mercury level increased to the season's highest 45 degreess Celsius at Boudh and as many as eight places recorded the maximum temperature at 44 degrees C or above. The IMD issued a warning of severe …
    • Hotter days ahead: What to expect from the latest heatwave April 28, 2022 8:32 am India has already witnessed four heatwaves this summer and there’s going to be no respite until early May. Temperatures in parts of north India are expected to cross 45 degrees Celsius The heat is intolerable in most parts of India. And in the coming days, …
    • Sizzling Hot: Heatwave in 7 States Over Next 3-5 Days, Temperature to Soar by 2 Degrees April 28, 2022 7:57 am If you thought Wednesday was cruelly hot, wait! Maximum temperatures are set to rise by about 2 degrees Celsius very likely over most parts of northwest India during next three days. India Meteorological Department (IMD) said: “Heatwave conditions would …
    • Maximum Temperature Breaches 40 Degrees In Odisha Amid Heatwave April 27, 2022 7:59 pm Odisha Weather: The mercury shot up to 43 degrees Celsius or more in 11 weather stations. Bhubaneswar: Odisha sweltered in the blazing sun on Wednesday as a searing heatwave engulfed parts of the state for the third successive day and the maximum …
    • India News | Odisha Simmers in Heatwave, 44.5 DegC in Boudh April 26, 2022 6:23 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 26 (PTI) Odisha drooped on Tuesday as heatwave roasted parts of the state with the mercury crossing 40 degrees Celsius in 22 places, the weather office said. The blistering heatwave scorched parts of Sambalpur, Subarnapur, Angul, …
    • Heatwave Warning In Parts Of Maharashtra, Rajasthan For Next Few Days; Yellow Alert In Delhi. Full Forecast Here April 26, 2022 9:34 am Jaipur: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heatwave conditions in several parts of India – from Maharashtra to Odisha and West Bengal to Rajasthan over the next few days. The IMD in its bulletin said gradual rise in maximum …
    • Heatwave Hits Odisha, Delhi Could Be Next April 26, 2022 9:27 am A man quenches his thirst on a hot summer day at Connaught Place in New Delhi, April 24, 2022. Photo: PTI/Kamal Singh Bhubaneswar and New Delhi: According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heatwave conditions are unlikely …
    • FAQ | Heatwave Grips India: Which Parts Will Experience Extreme Heat? April 26, 2022 9:23 am “In Mumbai, the maximum temperature is expected to rise by a degree, while the humidity while the humidity would be as high as 80-90 per cent. We have also issued a heatwave warning for the next two-three days in parts of North Madhya Maharashtra, …
    • Heatwave Warning in Parts of Maharashtra For Next 2 Days, No Relief For Delhi | Latest on Weather April 26, 2022 8:55 am The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heatwave conditions in several parts of India – from Maharashtra to Odisha and Bengal over the next few days. As per IMD definition, a heat wave is when the temperature of any place crosses 40 …
    • Weather update: Yellow alert issued for Delhi, Odisha shuts schools due to severe heatwave– Read full forecast April 26, 2022 4:23 am New Delhi: As days of relief from intense heat are over, many regions in India have started recording searing temperatures again. While Odisha has closed schools in the wake of a sweltering heatwave, the maximum temperature in Delhi and many other parts …
    • Odisha shuts schools for 5 days in view of heatwave conditions. Details here April 25, 2022 7:45 pm All schools in Odisha will remain closed for five days, from 26 till 30 April, in view of the on the account of the prevailing heatwave conditions across the state.  “In view of the heatwave situation in the state, government after careful consideration …
    • Odisha sears under intense heat, classes suspended for 5 days in all schools April 25, 2022 7:18 pm Odisha continued to be under the grip of a sweltering heat wave on Monday, prompting the state government to suspend classes of all schools for five days from Tuesday. Several districts bore the brunt of the blistering heat, including Cuttack, Khurda, …
    • India News | Odisha Sears Under Intense Heat, Classes Suspended for 5 Days in All Schools April 25, 2022 5:04 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 25 (PTI) Odisha continued to be under the grip of a sweltering heat wave on Monday, prompting the state government to suspend classes of all schools for five days from Tuesday. Several districts bore the brunt of the blistering heat, …
    • Extreme heatwave sears eastern India; IMD predicts hotter days ahead April 25, 2022 5:01 pm Several states like Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and Chhattisgarh have been reporting temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius for the past few days Several parts of eastern India including states like Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and Chhattisgarh have been sizzling …
    • Odisha Schools To Remain Closed Till April 30. Check Details April 25, 2022 3:21 pm New Delhi: All schools including government and private in Odisha will remain closed for the next five days from Tuesday to April 30. In an order issued by the Odisha government, it said schools across the state will remain closed from April 26 (Tuesday) …
    • Odisha reels under intense heat, Bhubaneswar at 43.3 degC April 24, 2022 3:32 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 24 (PTI) Intense heat scorched Odisha on Sunday with state capital Bhubaneswar recording a maximum temperature of 43.3 degrees Celsius, which was five notches higher than the normal, weather officials said. Twenty-eight places in the …
    • Rain, squall likely to bring some relief to scorched Odisha April 21, 2022 7:06 pm Odisha got some respite from sultry weather as the maximum temperature dropped by a few notches in several districts on Thursday, even as the mercury level was 40 degrees Celsius or above in at least 10 areas, the Meteorological Office said. It forecast …
    • India News | Rain, Squall Likely to Bring Some Relief to Scorched Odisha April 21, 2022 6:36 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 21 (PTI) Odisha got some respite from sultry weather as the maximum temperature dropped by a few notches in several districts on Thursday, even as the mercury level was 40 degrees Celsius or above in at least 10 areas, the Meteorological …
    • BJP MLAs from western Odisha seek hike in WODC funding April 18, 2022 6:25 pm The BJP legislators from western Odisha have urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to enhance the spending limit of MLAs from Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) fund to Rs 5 crores per year. BJP legislators including Jayanarayan Mishra, Bhabani …
    • 216 people held for drink-driving in Odisha April 18, 2022 6:29 am Bhubaneswar, Apr 18 (PTI) At least 216 people have been arrested in various parts of Odisha for allegedly driving in an inebriated condition, an official said on Monday. The arrests were made and the driving licences of 138 people suspended during a joint …
    • India News | 15 Places in Odisha Record Temp Above 40 Degrees Celsius April 16, 2022 2:47 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 16 (PTI) People bore the brunt of searing heat and intense humidity as Odisha broiled in the scorching sun on Saturday, with at least 15 places recording maximum temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, the Met office said. Subarnapur town …
    • Sweltering heat in Odisha, 44.2°C in Subarnapur April 14, 2022 4:25 pm Parts of Odisha wilted under the scorching sun on Thursday as at least 16 places recorded maximum temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said. Subarnapur town registered 44.2 degrees Celsius, the highest temperature of the …
    • India News | Sweltering Heat in Odisha, 44.2°C in Subarnapur April 14, 2022 4:19 pm Bhubaneswar, Apr 14 (PTI) Parts of Odisha wilted under the scorching sun on Thursday as at least 16 places recorded maximum temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said. Subarnapur town registered 44.2 degrees Celsius, the …
    • Odisha: 8 kids, two anganwadi staff injured in bee attack in Balangir April 8, 2022 10:08 pm One the kids being treated at the Subarnapur headquarters hospitalBALANGIR: Ten people, including eight children, an anganwadi worker and helper, were injured in a honey bee attack at Baulsingha anganwadi centre in Boudh district's Kantamal block on …
    • Heatwave alert in Odisha, Titilagarh hottest at 41.5 deg C March 29, 2022 5:48 pm Odisha is staring down the barrel of a blistering heatwave that may sweep several districts over the next three days, the Met office warned on Tuesday. The weather will be dry across the state, and hot winds are likely to intensify from the northwest. The …
    • India News | Heatwave Alert in Odisha, Titilagarh Hottest at 41.5 Deg C March 29, 2022 5:40 pm Bhubaneswar, Mar 29 (PTI) Odisha is staring down the barrel of a blistering heatwave that may sweep several districts over the next three days, the Met office warned on Tuesday. The weather will be dry across the state, and hot winds are likely to …
    • Making Odisha child-marriage free — an optimistic view March 15, 2022 12:40 pm Rugudipali, a village in Odisha’s Subarnapur district, was first declared ‘child-marriage free’ in 2019. This was considered as one of the best practices to combat child marriage.  The state’s women and child development department issued an advisory to …
    • Odisha, prepare yourselves for a heat wave! MeT issues yellow alert for next week March 13, 2022 3:07 am A heatwave is likely to set in some parts of Odisha next week The Met forecast such conditions in Nayagarh, Khurda and Bhubaneswar The maximum temperature is expected to rise gradually by 2-3 degrees celsius A heatwave is likely to set to singe parts of …
    • Odisha phase 1 rural poll result trends put BJD in decisive lead February 26, 2022 4:35 pm THE RULING Biju Janata Dal (BJD) registered a decisive lead in the trends for 280 of 315 Zila Parishad Zone (ZPZ) seats on Saturday, while BJP and Congress remained in a close fight for the second spot when this report was filed around 10pm. The counting …
    • Odisha registers 79 per cent voter turnout in fourth phase of rural polls February 23, 2022 9:04 am By PTI BHUBANESHWAR: The fourth phase of the panchayat election in Odisha registered 79 per cent voter turnout, the State Election Commission (SEC) said on Wednesday. The SEC said that the highest voter turnout was recorded at 86.57 per cent in Subarnapur …
    • Odisha Panchayat Polls: Third Phase Registers 78.6 Pc Voters' Turnout February 21, 2022 8:00 pm A total of 78.6 per cent of 56.53 lakh voters have exercised their franchise in the third phase of Odisha panchayat polls, an SEC official said on Monday. Sporadic violence was reported in the third phase of the rural polls on Sunday. Subarnapur district …
    • Voting for 171 Zilla Parishad seats in Odisha on Feb 20 February 19, 2022 8:34 am The State Election Commission (SEC), Odisha has made elaborate arrangements for the third phase of Panchayat election to be held on Sunday. As many as 171 Zilla Parishad seats in 63 blocks under 29 districts of the state will go to polls in this phase, an …
    • West is the test for BJD as BJP looks to consolidate in Odisha February 12, 2022 6:18 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The ruling BJD and opposition BJP are locked in a fierce fight to establish their dominance in the eight western Odisha districts with just five days left for the five phase panchayat polls to roll out. The BJD has its …
    • Uttar Pradesh: 5 killed, one injured in road accident in Rampur February 5, 2022 11:13 am Image Source : ANI. Uttar Pradesh: 5 killed, one injured in road accident in Rampur.    Five people were killed and another one was injured in Tanda police station area in Rampur The five people travelling in the car have died and the condition of the …
    • J-K: 6 killed in road accident in Kishtwar, PM expresses condolences February 4, 2022 8:59 am Six passengers died when their vehicle skidded and fell into a gorge in J&K's Kishtwar. Five persons died on the spot and one succumbed to his injuries in hospital, officials said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed pain at the loss of lives in …
    • Odisha: 11 killed, several injured in separate accidents in Balasore, Subarnapur January 23, 2022 8:23 am At least 11 people were killed in two separate accidents in Odisha's Balasore and Subarnapur districts. Additionally, 25 others have been injured, news agency PTI reported on Saturday.  (Further details awaited) Latest India News
    • 5 Including 3 Of A Family Killed In SUV-Truck Collision In Odisha: Police January 22, 2022 1:29 pm The injured people are undergoing treatment, the police said. (Representational) Bhubaneswar: At least five people, including three of a family, were killed, and five others injured in a head-on collision between an SUV and a truck in Odisha's …
    • Despite intention, why Odisha villages are failing to keep their girls in school January 14, 2022 7:42 am Infrastructural improvement will need to follow laws passed to empower women, say experts A few days ago, I was at Kundei village of Keonjhar district in Odisha, interacting with community members in a meeting. There was a girl sitting quietly with an …
    • Ponds and forests shown as farm land, Odisha seeks satellite solution to find ‘genuine’ paddy cultivators December 28, 2021 12:31 am After facing state-wide protests from farmers over alleged irregularities in paddy procurement, the Odisha government is trying to create a database of “genuine” paddy cultivators by mapping crop area and production through satellite imagery and matching …
    • Govt staff arrested in Rs 2.7 crore worth DA case November 21, 2021 5:10 am Representative imageBHUBANESWAR: The vigilance sleuths on Friday arrested Rusinath Baral, assistant executive engineer of rural development department (Ranpur division) in Nayagarh district, for possessing disproportionate assets worth around Rs 2.70 crore …
    • Gangadhar Meher lift irrigation project to be ready by Sept 2023: Odisha CM November 13, 2021 12:32 pm Gangadhar Meher lift irrigation project in Odisha’s Bargarh district would be completed by September 2023, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Saturday. Patnaik said this while launching distribution of the smart health cards to the beneficiaries …
    • BJD siding with Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra has Meher community restive October 29, 2021 4:33 am Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: Hundreds of people from the Kalahandi Meher Samaj on Thursday joined a four-km-long rally from Baldiamal to Junagarh before staging demonstration in front of the block development office to express their anguish over the …
    • Congress demands SIT probe into Odisha teacher murder October 28, 2021 11:09 am The Congress on Thursday demanded the immediate sacking of Odisha Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra and the constitution of a special investigation team (SIT) under the supervision of the Chief of Justice of Orissa High Court for an impartial …
    • 75 children among 441 new COVID cases in Odisha October 23, 2021 10:30 am By PTI BHUBANESHWAR: At least 441 more people, including 75 children, tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the tally in the state to 10,37,964, while four fresh fatalities pushed the coronavirus death toll to 8,305, a health department official …
    • Bharat Bandh: Normal life affected in Odisha as markets shut, public transport unavailable September 27, 2021 11:50 am By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Markets were shut and public transport stayed off the roads as the Bharat Bandh hit normal life in Odisha on Monday. Supporters of the shutdown, including members of Congress and the Left parties, picketed at important junctions across …
    • Odisha reports 585 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths  September 27, 2021 12:03 am By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported 585 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday and five more deaths, the Health Department said.  Among the new patients were 96children, it said. Khurda district reported most of the new cases at 206, followed by Cuttack with 67cases …
    • Book Review | A great river’s stories that inquire, inform September 25, 2021 6:38 pm A classic example of realist eco-fiction, it effortlessly straddles the domains of geography, sociology, cultural history and anthropology Did you hear the story of the crocodile who loved a girl and the one on how Indra took to task his clouds and made it …
    • Death toll due to heavy rains in Odisha rises to 6 September 15, 2021 7:02 pm With two more deaths reported, the toll due to heavy rain in Odisha rose to six, officials said on Wednesday. According to a report of the office of Special Relief Commissioner P.K. Jena, three people in Kendrapara district and one each in Subarnapur and …
    • Odisha: Hirakud swelling but no change in five reservoirs September 15, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha received record rainfall in the last four days, there has been no significant change in water level in five of the State’s seven major reservoirs.The only silver lining is the rising water level in the …
    • Elderly couple in Cumilla strangled to death September 6, 2021 1:07 pm An elderly couple was strangled to death by miscreants at Subarnapur village, under Panchthubi union of Cumilla Sadar upazila, early today. The deceased were identified as Billal Hossain (75) and his wife Safura Begum (56), our correspondent reports …
    • Odisha reports 805 fresh Covid cases September 6, 2021 9:05 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyBHUBANESWAR: Five districts — Balangir, Kalahandi, Subarnapur, Nuapada and Kandhamal — reported zero Covid infection on Sunday even as the state added 805 fresh cases from among the 72,412 samples tested. The …
    • Odisha: Covid death audit ends, 6K fatalities added in 4 months September 3, 2021 4:06 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: While confirming only six Covid fatalities in the last 24 hours, the State government on Thursday, September 2, 2021, announced the end of the backlog death data audit. The State added around 6,000 deaths in the last …
    • Bamboo craft to undergo makeover in Odisha August 31, 2021 3:20 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Handicrafts department is set to partner with the Odisha Bamboo Development Agency to develop seven bamboo handicrafts clusters in the State. The clusters will work to effect wide ranging value addition to bamboo …
    • NHRC seeks ATR from Odisha, Chhatisgarh Chief Secretaries August 30, 2021 6:47 pm New Delhi [India], August 30 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday has sought updated action taken reports from the Chief Secretary of Odisha and Chhatisgarh on the issue of large scale displacement and subsequent failure of both the …
    • From 2012, Odisha saw steep fall in recgnition of FRA claims: study August 4, 2021 9:40 pm Odisha has seen a drastic decline in recognition of forest right claims over the last eight years, a study by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai has found. The report also says that there is a huge gap between the minimum potential forest areas …
    • Odisha: Subarnapur's Tarava tehsil under scanner over sand quarry bidding March 24, 2021 5:27 am
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