Normal life was thrown out of gear in western Odisha as the State Unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a ‘chakka jam’ today. The Chakka Jam was observed by the party to protest irregularities in paddy procurement and lapses at mandis.
This is not for the faint-hearted! It is a spectacle of nature that is deadly that ends in bloodshed. Yet it is in agreement with the laws of nature. Watch the battle of the perennial arch-enemies play out in front of your eyes. '
Despite several blocking moves by Odisha, Andhra Pradesh held panchayat elections today in the disputed region of Kotia. The voting began at 6:30 AM and concluded at 3:00 PM.
Preparations have started for the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath. The first batch of timber to be used for the construction of the chariots of Lord Jagannath and his siblings have reached Puri
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light to moderate rainfall and thundershower activity in the coming days in several parts of Odisha.
Locals in Tipisigadia village under Khaira block of Balasore district were terrorised after spotting a tiger. The tiger was spotted near Bakreswar Mahadev Temple on the bank of the Kansa Bansa River.
Have a look at these dusty shells. There seems to be so many of these. These dusty shells that you see are called Koudi shells. These shells may not be of any value in the current times, but they were a form of currency in ancient times.
After police claimed breakthrough in the gruesome murder of Puspalata Roul whose headless body was recovered along Bharatpur-Chandaka Road, the mother of the deceased has revealed some shocking details about the relationship of Puspalata.
Guarding the snow-bound parts of the nation is one of the toughest tasks in the life of a soldier. Temperatures here usually dip to minus 20 to minus 50 degrees Celsius. Despite all odds, our soldiers perform their duties unfazed.
Commercial air services are likely to commence from Jeypore airstrip in the next 6 to 8 months. Efforts will be made to include the airstrip under the UDAN Scheme in March.
A lady constable was injured after a violent face off between Police and locals. A roadblock protest on the Angula square in Balasore district turned violent after a scuffle broke out between Soro Police and locals. One lady police constable along with several protesters was reportedly injured in the incident
Another elephant was found dead at the Karlapata Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi today. The carcass of the jumbo was found near the Ghusuri Ghudi waterfall in Kalahandi South Forest Division within the sanctuary.
A powerful landmine was neutralized by the by security forces on Odisha-Jharkhand border on Friday. It is suspected that the explosive was planted by the Naxals.
The recently inaugurated international exhibition on folk and tribal art at Odisha State Museum was a treat for art lovers.
Deadly plains of Naxals foiled. A powerful landmine was neutralized by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Jawans on Odisha-Jharkhand border on Friday.
He may be old and weak, but his strength is his big family of 500 trees. While watching these massive full grown trees which he planted in his youth, his eyes brim with tears. These trees are like children for Dhulia Pradhan from Madhupur village under Rairakhol block of Sambalpur district.
In a shocking incident, an elderly couple was found dead inside their room at Sanajoroda village under Karnapur Panchayat in Angul today.
While the government is planning to transform SCB Medical College and Hospital into a world-class healthcare facility, the miserable and neglected condition of the mortuary here has raised several questions.
After Puri Srimandir, the Bhubaneswar Lingaraj Temple trust has requested the National Monuments Authority (NMA) to withdraw the draft notification on heritage bylaws.
A one-year-old girl died after falling into a borewell pit at Goapala village under Khaira block of Balasore on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Sarojini Naik, daughter of one Saniya Naik of the village.
Three persons including a home guard were arrested by Baliguda Police on Wednesday (February 10) for allegedly smuggling ganja in Kandhamal district. Police also seized the car and recovered 40.7 kgs of cannabis from them.
In a tragic incident, 14 houses including seven sheds of four families were completely gutted in fire in Angul. The fire mishap occurred at Kahlagaon under Bantala Police limits of Angul on Wednesday (February 10).
After the recovery of the severed head of the woman, whose headless body was found on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on February 4, several key facts that led to the gruesome murder have come to fore.
The Additional District Judge (ADJ) Court sentenced Ishwar Chandra Behera to life imprisonment after almost five years in connection with the ITR espionage case.
The woman, whose headless body kept the police on its toes all the while, was murdered over marital discord. While claiming headway in the ‘blind-case,’ Twin City Police Commissioner shared the details of how problems in her marriage and live-in relationship led to the gruesome murder of victim Puspalata Roul.