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Odisha Assembly
Winter session of Odisha Assembly likely to begin on stormy note

Bhubaneswar: The winter session of the Odisha Assembly scheduled to begin today is likely to be stormy affair as Opposition Congress has prepared a long list of issues to corner the ruling-BJD. Sources said Congress legislature party meeting decided to raise issues of farmers in the Assembly as the government prevented farmers to hold a […]

Abhijit Iyer row: House panel to table report in Assembly tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The House Committee of Odisha Assembly will table its report in connection with the controversy surrounding journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on the first day of winter session of the State Assembly starting tomorrow. After a meeting, Chairman of the House Committee and Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra today stated that the panel, which was formed […]

Opposition fumes over 'daru' selection irregularities; demands probe

Bhubaneswar: Targeting the ruling-BJD over irregularities in ‘daru’ (holy tree logs) selection and brahma paribartan fiasco, the Opposition political parties today demanded high level probe into the allegations under the supervision of a court. While the Odisha unit of BJP has sought a special investigation team (SIT) probe into the issue, Congress chief whip Tara […]

  • Thursday, 15 Nov 2018
  • BJD
Tiger Mahavir found dead in Satkosia core reserve forest area

Angul: In a major setback to tiger relocation project, the Royal Bengal male tiger Mahavir, who was brought from Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh to Satkosia Tiger Reserve was found dead in the core area of the forest on Wednesday. Mahavir, also known as MB2, was three-year-old and part of the first inter-state tiger […]

Make in Odisha conclave: What's buried in fine print?

Bhubaneswar: While the State government had a target of receiving investments worth Rs 2.5 lakh crore during the current edition of Make in Odisha conclave, the announcement that a whopping Rs 4.19 lakh crore worth of investment intents have been received has forced many to take it with a pinch of salt. Proposals worth Rs […]

  • Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018
  • BJD
Tuskers electrocuted in Odisha again

Angul: A few days after the death of seven elephants due to electrocution in Dhenkanal, two tuskers were killed today after coming in contact with live electricity wire in Handapa forest range of Angul district and Deuli forest range of Mayurbhanj. Sources said the pachyderm, who was killed in Handapa, is believed to be eight to […]

  • Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018
  • Angul
Opposition gears up to corner ruling-BJD during winter session of Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Winter session of the Odisha Assembly is likely to be stormy as Opposition has prepared a long list of issues to corner the ruling-BJD in the House. As the poll dates are getting closer, the ruling party and Opposition are already on the war path and the same is expected to reflect in the […]

Risk of Online Shopping, Transaction: Know How To Keep Your Money Safe

With growing usage of internet, people shop and bank online with ease. To carry out online transactions, someone just needs a computer or smartphone, internet connection and bank account information. It’s so simple. Therefore, many prefer to go for online transactions. However, there are challenges regarding safety of financial information and keeping online fraud at […]

Death of two in Keonjhar
Death of undertrial prisoner: Two warders of Balasore jail suspended

Balasore: A day after an undertrial prisoner was allegedly killed by a murder convict in Balasore district jail, two warders of the jail were suspended today for dereliction of duty. As per reports, chief warder of the jail Sanjeev Panda and warder Dilip Mohaptara have been put under suspension. On the other hand, DIG (prisons) […]

Opposition fires salvo at Naveen govt ahead of ‘Make In Odisha Conclave’

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the State government’s ‘Make In Odisha Conclave’ beginning tomorrow here, Opposition today lambasted the government over poor execution of the agreements signed with different companies during the last edition of the event in 2016. While the BJP stated that the State government is holding the ‘Make In Odisha Conclave’ as an ‘event […]

Chit fund scam: Datum Company MD, director taken on another 5-day remand

Berhampur: The Berhampur Police has taken Braja Sundar Patnaik, the managing director of Datum Marketing and his wife Tridhara on a five-day remand. According to reports, Datum Marketing Company has allegedly duped nearly Rs 100 crore from depositors in Ganjam and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh through several lucrative schemes. Both Braja Sundar and his wife were […]

Locals allege gross irregularities in repair work of NH-26

Jeypore: Irregularities in repair work of NH-26, particularly the Koraput-Jeypore-Borigumma stretch, have come to the fore after an e-complaint was lodged with the Union Ministry of Road Transport. As per the complaint, the local engineer put patches on the damaged road without doing the proper road work. Following this, the Koraput-Jeypore-Borigumma stretch has become accident-prone […]

Cuttack youth goes missing in Bengaluru; family seeks police intervention

Cuttack: A youth of Dharmagatpur area under Salipur block in the district, who had gone to Bengaluru for work 10 months back, has been missing. Parents of the youth, identified as Saroj Bhuyan, have lodged a missing complaint at the Salipur police station in this connection. As per the complaint, Bhuyan had gone to Bengaluru […]

Odisha to spend Rs 448 cr for green cover along river banks

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet today approved a proposal to create green cover along the banks of major rivers such as the Mahanadi, Brahmani, Baitarini and Rusikulya to rejuvenate the water bodies. The plantation work will be taken up at a cost of Rs 448 crore within one km width along both sides of the major […]

Ganja, brown sugar trafficking at record levels

Bhubaneswar: Ganja and brown sugar trade has been on the rise in the State despite crackdown. This was evident from seizure of record quantity of ganja and brown sugar till October this year. Following a review meeting in Bhubaneswar, Odisha DGP RP Sharma stated that maximum quantity of ganja has been seized from Nabarangpur, Kalahandi […]

Police complaint filed against minister Badri Patra's second son

Anandpur: Trouble mounted for School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra after a police complaint was lodged against his second son Debapriya for attacking a youth in Guhalia in Keonjhar two days back. As per the complaint lodged at the Ghasipura Police Station, Debapriya and his 15 supporters intercepted the youth, identified as Prashant […]

Odisha Elections 2019
2 years of demonetisation: Congress to stage dharna in front of RBI office tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress has decided to stage demonstration in front of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) office building as part of its nation-wide protest on the second anniversary of demonetisation tomorrow. Slamming the Centre, the Congress alleged the BJP government at the Centre has ruined the economy of the country through demonetisation. Besides, […]

Tigress Sundari kept in enclosure at Raigoda after tranquilisation

Bhubaneswar: Tigress Sundari, who was tranquilised yesterday, has been kept in a special enclosure at Raigoda in Angul and her condition is stated to be stable, informed forest officials. The tigress is being monitored by a high-level committee comprising experts from the from National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and Forest […]

75 Odia pilgrims stranded in Badrinath; Odisha seeks support from Uttarakhand govt

Chamoli/Bhubaneswar: 75 pilgrims from Odisha are now stranded in Badrinath following intense snowfall in past two days. As per reports, 42 persons from Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district and 33 from Kamarda area of Balasore district are now stranded in Uttarakhand. Following the media reports, Odisha government today swung into action urged Uttarakhand government for rescuing […]

crime against women in odisha
Polasara minor girl gang rape: Cops to release suspects' sketches

Ganjam: Ganjam Police detained eight persons today in connection with the gang rape of a minor girl in Polasara. Moreover, Ganjam SP, Brijesh Ray informed that sketches of the other suspects involved in the case will be released soon. As per the complaint, a minor girl was kidnapped and allegedly gang raped by three persons […]