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Odisha govt serious about crime against women: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Due to effective policing, the overall law & order and crime rate in Odisha has remained under control, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Odisha Assembly today in response to the adjournment motion moved by the…

Two more held in Balasore fake currency case

Balasore: Continuing its crackdown against circulation of counterfeit currency notes, the Balasore police on Thursday night arrested two more persons and seized three fake notes from their possession. The two accused identified as Hasim…

Minor Girl Abducted; Raped For Two Days By Distant Relative

Kalahandi: In yet another shameful incident, a Class VI girl student was allegedly abducted, raped for two days before being released on Thursday in Dumberpadar village under Thuamul Rampur block of Kalahandi. Basing on a complaint filed by…

Olive Ridleys return for mass nesting at Rushikulya

Ganjam: Thousands of Olive Ridley turtles have returned to the Rushikulya river mouth for the second time this season, indicating a change in their nesting pattern. According to reports, around 10,000 sea turtles have joined the second…

Mahaprasad to be available at Puri Srimandir from today

Puri: After nearly four days of harrowing experience, devotees and tourists visiting Puri Srimandir can now heave a sigh of relief as their much revered Mahaprasad will be made available in the temple. With the Orissa High Court…

OTV Impact: Kamala Pujari gets pucca house

Jeypore/Bhubaneswar: A woman farmer of Patraputa in Koraput district, Kamala Pujari, who being a member of the Odisha Planning Board was living in a thatched house, got a pucca house today under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. Earlier in…

‘Chhattisgarh planning to turn Odisha into desert’

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Mahanadi water dispute is still unresolved and the tribunal is yet to begin its proceedings, the Chhattisgarh government’s construction of a dam on the upper catchment of Ib River at Gulu in Jashpur district…

Niranjan has his task cut out

To use a cricketing term, it came against the run of play. Just when detractors of Prasad Harichandan were beginning to reconcile themselves to working under him at least till the next elections came the decision to replace him with…