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Extension of KALIA scheme triggers political war in Odisha  
Extension of KALIA scheme triggers political war in Odisha  

The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Friday claimed they have seen through the ruling Biju Janata Dal's (BJD) plan to extend KALIA yojana by three years and giving Rs 2000 to landless beneficiaries ahead of the Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly Elections. 

Naveen Patnaik
Sports infrastructure projects worth Rs 660 crore launched in Odisha

"We want to provide the best facilities to our young sportspersons. I hope the projects launched today will provide a big momentum to sports development in the state," he said.

Kalyani Steels to set up manufacturing unit in Odisha
Kalyani Steels to set up manufacturing unit in Odisha

The project for manufacturing titanium metal, aerospace and automotive components and advanced speciality steel at Gajamara in Dhenkanal district will create 10,000 job opportunities, the company said in a statement.

ODISHA SECRETARIAT
Remuneration of self-employed mechanics hiked by 62.5pc in Odisha

According to an official release from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO), the remuneration for these mechanics operating in gram panchayats has been raised from Rs 4,000 to Rs 6,500.

Amid ongoing examinations three students died by suicide in Odisha
Exam pressure fuelling spike in student suicides in Odisha?

The number of teenage suicide cases in Odisha is quite high. As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, as many as 534 teenagers committed suicide in 2022.

Healing or hoax! 'Babas' at Bhubaneswar Khandagiri Mela turn healers
Healing or hoax! 'Babas' at Bhubaneswar Khandagiri Mela turn healers

Khandagiri Mela is attracting many who believe in the magical healing powers of Babas that throng the festival in large numbers.

Pre-poll survey war in Odisha leaves voters baffled
Pre-poll survey war in Odisha leaves voters baffled

While some agencies have claimed in their surveys that the Opposition BJP will clinch 20 out of 21 Lok Sabha seats in the State, few others see ruling BJD garnering 18 seats. Voters in the State seem baffled.

Pained yet proud! Odisha auto rickshaw driver donates daughter’s organ 
Pained yet proud! Odisha auto rickshaw driver donates daughter’s organ 

Even as a 14-year-old girl left for the heavenly abode, she would remain alive in another body. The girl's father, an auto-rickshaw driver, agreed to donate her vital organs to save another life and set an example for others.

Elderly people suffer scorching sun, long queues to collect govt allowance
Elderly people suffer scorching sun, long queues to collect govt allowance in Bhubaneswar

Beneficiaries at the Bharatpur Gopabandhu Government UP School located on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar had to wait in queues for long hours under the scorching sun to collect their old age allowances provided by the State government.

Yana Mir
‘I am not Malala, I am safe in my country’ - Kashmiri activist Yana Mir’s speech in UK Parliament draws accolades - watch

In her powerful address, Mir emphasized that she is not Malala Yusufzai, who had to leave her country due to threats of terrorism. She wowed those present during the program in the British Parliament building with her powerful address.

Supreme Court
Husband family's neighbours cannot be implicated in dowry harassment case: SC

A bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Sanjay Kumar quashed the summoning order against the appellants -the neighbours - so far as the allegation of commission of offence under Section 498A IPC was concerned.

Transgender 'cheated on pretext of marriage' in Odisha; police complaint lodged
Transgender 'cheated on pretext of marriage' in Odisha; police complaint lodged

A youth has been booked for allegedly betraying a transgender after maintaining a physical relationship on the pretext of marriage in Kamakhyanagar of Dhenkanal district. 

 Election Commission
Lok Sabha elections 2024: Poll schedule likely to be out on March 13-14

As such, the model code of conduct (MCC) will come into effect after the ECI makes the announcement.

Odisha Fire Services personnel call off strike
Odisha Fire Services personnel call off strike

Following action against the chief fireman, who was leading the firemen’s agitation, the Odisha Fire Services personnel on Friday called off their strike and joined their duties. 

MS Dhoni
CSK skipper MS Dhoni’s relationship advice to young girl - watch

Apart from his cricketing acumen, the Captain Cool is also known for his vision towards life. He often gives great advices to the youngsters about their love relationships.

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