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Odisha Wins ‘Best State’ Sportstar Award For Promotion Of Sports, Deep Grace Ekka, Pramod Bhagat Also Bag Prize

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Odisha was adjudged as the ‘Best State’ for promotion of sports at the Sportstar ACES Awards 2020 held in Mumbai on Monday. Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera received the award for the State. This is the second consecutive year that the State has won the award in the same category. Odisha’s ace para badminton player […]

'Ringing Rock' Near Banapur Bhagabati Temple Sparks Curiosity

Khurda: A mysterious ringing stone at Ghantasila hill near Bhagabati temple has now become the talk of the town in Banapur area of Khurda district. Some local youths of a nearby village had gone to Ghantasila hill for shooting TikTok video on January 1 when they witnessed sounds of ringing bell emanating from a large […]

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Odisha Registers 4th Win After Nail-Biter Against Haryana

Rohtak: Odisha registered a nerve-wracking win over Haryana to seal its fourth victory in the ongoing Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season. The win has now cemented Odisha’s top position in the Elite Group C plate of the Ranji Trophy with 28 points from 4 wins and a draw. Chasing a target of 179 runs at the […]

OTV's Sweet Endeavour- Sambalpur's Sarsatia Becomes A Phenomenon, GI Tag Sought

Sambalpur: The quaint little shop in Kunjelpada area in Sambalpur where Prabhulal Gupta and his wife Rekha Gupta prepare a local delicacy, Sarsatia is now witnessing a mad rush. For the Guptas, things have been quite hectic as the word of mouth on Sarsatia has spread like a wildfire drawing attention from different corners of […]

Locals Oppose Jharsuguda Municipality's Garbage Treatment Plant

Jharsuguda: Residents of Ward-16 of the Jharsuguda Municipality vehemently opposed the construction of a garbage treatment plant in their area. The local residents alleged that the unit would pollute the entire ward which is situated in the centre of the town and is densely populated with schools, temple and a public park. “A large number […]

  • Thursday, 16 Jan 2020
Attack On Sikh Man In Bhubaneswar: Chargesheet Filed; Questions Raised Over Bail To Accused

Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Police Commissionerate on Friday filed a chargesheet at SDJM court against three accused in connection with the brutal attack on Parvinder Pal Singh, a Sikh businessman. The chargesheet has been filed against one Deepak Jena, who is reportedly the nephew of a former BJD corporator, his associates Sankar Rout and Deepak […]

Missing Odisha Woman's Body Found Buried, Exhumed By Police

Sambalpur: Body of woman, who went missing from Bahalpada village in Sambalpur district on January 1, was found buried following which Dhanupali Police exhumed the decomposed body today. A team of Dhanupali Police rushed to a jungle near Amburi village along with the deceased woman Arati Devi’s husband Kunal Singh and exhumed her body in […]

3 Girls From Odisha To Receive National Bravery Awards

New Delhi: The Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW) on Tuesday announced the list of children selected for the National Bravery Awards-2019 which included three bravehearts from Odisha – Purnima Giri and Sabita Giri of Nipania village in Kendrapara district and Shrimati Badra of Angul. The Giri-sisters had put their lives at risk and rescued […]

  • Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020
  • ICCW
Elderly Woman's Emotional Reunion With Doctor Will Melt Your Heart

Bhadrak: It was really an emotionally charged spectacle when an elderly woman in Charampa of Bhadrak district broke down while stumbling upon her doctor, who had treated her four years back. A video, which purportedly captured the doctor-patient emotional bonding, has now gone viral on different social media platforms. In the video, the elderly woman […]

Former BJD MLA Anam Naik Arrested

Bhawanipatna: Days after conducting raids at his house, Odisha Vigilance officials arrested former BJD MLA Anam Naik on Thursday. Naik was arrested on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, informed sources at Jeypore Vigilance office. On January 17, the anti-corruption officials had conducted simultaneous raids in two places including Naik’s […]

MV Act: Truck Challaned Rs 58,000 In Odisha

Bhadrak: A truck registered in Maharashtra was challaned Rs 58, 040 by the Bhadrak Regional Transport Officer (RTO) on charges of violating several rules under the new Motor Vehicles (MV) Act on Wednesday. The truck, which was scheduled to leave for Venkateswara Rice Mill in Sambalpur carrying paddy from the Nischintapur cooperative society in Bhadrak, […]

Odisha Woman Along With Paramour Killed Husband: Police

Berhampur: Unravelling a murder case that was reported on Tuesday, Ganjam Police on Thursday informed that the victim was killed by his wife, who along with her paramour executed the crime. According to Berhampur Sadar SDPO, Jayant Mohapatra, one Mita Sahu of Masanipadar Sahi killed her husband Prafulla with help of her paramour Saroj Moharana. […]

Maoists, Villagers Faceoff In Odisha; 1 Red Rebel Killed

Malkangiri: A Maoist was reportedly stoned to death by some locals at Janturai village in the Swabhiman Anchal of Malkangiri district late last night. As per reports, a scuffle ensued between the red rebels and the locals after the former threatened the villagers for protesting Maoist violence in the region and resorted to blank fire. […]

2 Persons Arrested For Selling Spurious Liquor In Odisha

Balasore: Officials of Excise Department arrested two persons in Balasore district on Wednesday night on charges of selling spurious liquor. Acting on a tip off, a team of the Excise department led by Excise Inspector, Jagdish Chandra Samal conducted a raid in Simulia area of the district and arrested Suresh Kumar Mohanty and Ajit Mohanty. […]

1 Killed, Around 20 Injured In Passenger Bus Mishap In Konark

Konark: One person was killed while 20 others were injured after a passenger bus hit another bus near Konark Eco Retreat festival venue on Puri-Konark Marine Drive road in Puri district on Thursday. According to reports, a passenger bus which was going to Puri hit another tourist bus from behind. The driver of the passenger […]

Substandard Road Work Fumes Khurda Locals

Khurda: Residents of Damiabarbara village under Banapur block in Khurda district have expressed their resentment over the alleged irregularities in construction of a road in the area. A six-kilometre road between Bhatapada and Damiabarbara is being constructed by a private firm under the Pradhan Mantri Gram SadakYojana with an estimated cost of Rs 3.3 Crore. […]

Mass Olive Ridley Deaths In Odisha Beach Sparks Concern

Paradip: Hundreds of Olive Ridley turtles were found dead on the stretch of sea beach from Hanuman Temple to Sandhakuda in Paradip of Jagatsinghpur district. Even the exact reason behind the death of the turtles is yet to be known, it is suspected that they might have died either after being hit by the fishing […]

Coronavirus Scare In Odisha As China-Returned Medical Student Complains Of Suspected Infection

Phulbani: Sparking Novel Coronavirus scare in Odisha, a medical student of Phulbani on Friday complained of suffering from cold and cough after returning home from China on January 11 keeping authorities on toes. Suspecting infection, the medical student who pursues MBBS in China wrote a letter to Kandhamal Collector and the Chief District Medical Officer […]

Odisha Girl Crowned IAWA Super Model 2020

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Dipti Jyoti Pattanaik of Dhenkanal district has brought laurels for the State by winning the IAWA Super Model 2020 title. Dipti, who is a software engineer, overcame strong competition from 30 contestants and was crowned after she got the maximum online votes from the audience. Padma Shri awardee Ashok Gupta and IAWA Chairman Daljit […]

Human Bodies Shortage At SCB: Will 3-D Dissection Help Anatomy Students?

Cuttack: Sans required number of donated human bodies, MBBS students of SCB Medical College and Hospital here are facing hardship during their Anatomy classes and medical research. As per the Medical Council of India (MCI) guidelines, only eight students are allowed to have anatomy dissection class by using one dead body. However, in SCB, there […]