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Kabita Mathan, an Anganwadi worker of Koradakanta centre in Bhubaneswar, was arrested by the Vigilance sleuths along with her husband after she was found in possession of disproportionate assets. More
Breaking an all time record of donation to Goddess Majhighariani in the Southern Odisha town of Rayagada, the temple received Rs 70 Lakh in cash after the donation box was opened on Wednesday.
As per reports, apart from the cash, the donation box also contained 54gms of gold and 5.201 Kg silver ornaments. The temple managing committee president Raisingh Bidika said a few foreign currencies were also found donated in the box.
Six human causalities have been reported including three from Kendrapara district due to wall collapse, one each from Ganjam and Subarnapur districts due to wall collapse and one from Khordha district due to drowning. More
The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) on Wednesday announced the result of the main written examination of the Combined Police Service Examination (CPSE)-2017. More
The NSSO Report All India Debt and Investment Survey 2019 has disproved the rosy picture of Odisha's growing per capita income. The condition of labourer households seems very wretched in the State More
Unidentified miscreants stabbed a man leaving him critically injured near Tomando Police Station in Bhubaneswar. The wounded man has been identified to be a resident of Baliapada area in the Capital city. Sources said some people launched an attack on the man all of a sudden in front of the police station before reportedly fleeing into the cashew forest situated nearby.
Four more sluice gates of Hirakud dam were opened to facilitate the release of excess rainwater from the reservoir. At present, the flood water is being discharged through 24 gates. The dam authorities have also decided to open four more gates for the release of water following heavy rain in the upper catchments.
The enduring mystery behind the black tigers' of Similipal in Odisha may finally have been solved. A team of researchers from NCBS, Bangalore have discovered a single mutation in a gene that is believed to be the reason behind the distinctive stripes in these mythical big cats. More
Gautam Das and Tanya Dixit from Odisha have secured ranks in the state-wise toppers list of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021, the results of which were announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on Wednesday. More
The Congress members on Wednesday released fishes on the waterlogged STI overbridge protesting the civic body's lacklustre attitude towards the drainage system in the Steel City More
A four-member team of the Odisha Crime Branch headed by Additional SP Prasant Kumar Bisoyi left for Balasore to take charge of the investigation. More
Mirroring a 'dirty picture', the NCRB report 2020 counted Odisha as the second State in country, after West Bengal, that recorded steep rise in crimes against Women in pandemic year. Child rapes in State on rise. Of every 100 accused, only 9 get punishment More
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea against the abolition of the Odisha Administrative Tribunal (OAT). More
A man and his son went missing after they were reportedly swept away by rainwater near Balia Swainkhanda under Bari block of Jajpur district on Wednesday. The father-son has been identified as Kush Singh and Kailash Singh. According to initial reports, the pair was on their way back home after grazing cattle when they were swept away by rainwater. The fire services personnel have launched a massive search operation to trace the missing duo.
It all happened last night when the youth, identified as Dharmendra Swain of Bainsia village, was taken to the Town Police station for questioning on suspicion. More
Rashmika Mandanna took to Instagram and Twitter to interact with her fans in a live session today, where she said she would love to visit Odisha. More
BJP leader Bibhu Prasad Tarai said the chain of events raises doubts if Dusmanta was actually left to die by the state government as he had alleged that he was denied treatment under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana. More
The water level at Hirakud dam now stands at 628.23 ft against the full capacity of 630ft. Excess water is being released through 12 gates. The current inflow into the dam is 2,98,000 cusecs per second while the outflow is 2,25,000 cusecs. More
Even as the water level in several rivers has started rising following the low pressure induced heavy rains across Odisha, Chief Engineer of State Water Resource Department Dhiren Samal on Wednesday said that the State did not face any imminent flood threat More
The high court had noted in its order that there was sufficient material to support the view of the state government that OAT has not served the purpose of delivery of speedy justice to litigants. More
The daily COVID-19 caseload maintained its downward curve in Odisha as the State registered 457 infections on Wednesday including 73 in the 0-18 years age group, informed State Information and Public Relations Department.
While the State’s coronavirus tally stood at 10,17,718, six more fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,114.
Khordha district, comprising State capital Bhubaneswar, recorded the highest number of new infections (314), followed by Cuttack (119) and Mayurbhanj (29).
The six fatalities were reported from Khurda (3), Cuttack (2) and Jajpur (1).
Odisha has now 5,948 active cases. As many as 10,03,603 patients, including 793 on Tuesday, have recovered from the disease so far.
After a 12-hour-long Cuttack bandh, various other organisations also joined the bandwagon to protest against the Odisha government’s decision for a cap on the height of idols in the upcoming festive season More
In view of the increasing water flow into Hirakud dam following torrential rain, the authorities on Wednesday have opened six more sluice gates of the reservoir More
The four arrested contractual employees at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore district, who were leaking secret information to the Pakistani agents, are reportedly honey-trapped More
Over 1500 people of Dangasahi in Thakurmunda block in Mayurbhanj district are marooned as bamboo-bridge over Salandi River connecting the village to the mainland was washed away after heavy downpour. More
As many as 50 students have been stranded at Dudhiani High School under Karanjia block in Mayurbhanj district since Tuesday morning due to heavy water logging around the school More
Chairperson of the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) Sandhyabati Pradhan said that financial issues may be the reason behind the discontinuation of 'Ashirbad' for COVID Orphans. More
As per the preliminary report, two people died in Kendrapara district due to wall collapse while one death each was reported from Khordha (drowning) and Ganjam district (wall collapse). More
A plan to re-work the in-sufficient drainage network in the State's Capital has been hanging fire since 2011-12. More
The Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE) will be conducted on September 20, 2021 at different centres across the State. More
Though Odisha witnessed large-scale urban flooding this September, the fact is 2011 Sept had been the wettest in State's history when one of the worst flood was recorded, thanks to omissions and commissions More