Tag: Odisha

Paradip Port pips Kandla to become India’s highest cargo handling port
Paradip Port pips Kandla to become India’s highest cargo handling port

Paradip Port Authority has clocked a record 145.38 million metric tonnes (MMT) cargo throughput in FY 2023-24 to nudge past Deendayal Port, Kandla and emerge as the highest cargo handling major port of the country, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Ports and Shipping And Waterways on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 02 April 2024
Temperature rise in Odisha
Heat wave alert: Odisha to witness rise in temperature by 2-4 degree Celsius in next two days

As per the prediction by IMD, the heat wave condition will be intense during April and the surge in temperature is likely to break all time record during the period.

  • Tuesday, 02 April 2024
Renowned Odia Bhajan singer Santilata Barik passes away
Renowned Odia Bhajan singer Santilata Barik passes away

Her demise was confirmed by her husband Basant Chhotray.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
President Murmu, PM Modi extend greetings to people of Odisha on Utkala Dibasa
President Murmu, PM Modi extend greetings to people of Odisha on Utkala Dibasa

Utkala Dibasa is not just a celebration of Odisha’s formation, but also a celebration of its rich cultural wealth, heritage, colourful architecture, folk music, dance form, paintings, tourist attractions, traditional Odia recipes and all that the state has to offer.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Why parties buying time to complete candidate announcement?
Odisha Elections 2024: Why parties buying time to complete candidate announcement? 

The Congress has not at all come out with its lists of candidates for LS and Assembly seats. In certain seats, the three parties have adopted a wait-and-watch policy, though they say that their candidates have been selected. 

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
Sans basic facilities, 'poll boycott' voice gets louder in Odisha villages
Sans basic facilities, 'poll boycott' voice gets louder in Odisha villages

The villagers of Nuagaon under Kashipur block in Rayagada are upset over the alleged administrative apathy towards the absence of irrigation and warned of poll boycott.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
9 kg gold worth Rs 6.44 cr seized from car in Cuttack
9 kg gold worth Rs 6.44 cr seized from car in Cuttack

The DRI sleuths had specific information about the smuggling of foreign-origin gold from Kolkata. The officials intercepted a car at the Bandalo (Manguli) toll plaza in Cuttack on the evening of March 28. On searching the vehicle, the officials recovered 65 pieces of smuggled gold bullion weighing 9,180 grams.

  • Saturday, 30 March 2024
Odisha Man Installs Telescope On His Rooftop; Skygazers Flock To Learn More About Space
Odisha Man Installs Telescope On His Rooftop; Skygazers Flock To Learn More About Space

Children and locals stand in a queue here to have a closer look into the space. However, this is neither a planetarium nor any government office. These visuals are from the terrace of Nilagiri resident Sujit Mohanty.

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  • Friday, 29 March 2024
Anjani Soren
Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha seat: It’s a fight like BJP vs JMM vs BJD

Anjani will lock horns with BJP’s Naba Charan Majhi and BJD’s Sudam Marndi. Interestingly, Marndi was once at the helm of the affairs as far as the functioning of JMM in Odisha is concerned.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
Gold price rise
Gold price rises to Rs 63,000 per 10 grams in Bhubaneswar; here’s what experts say on surge

As per experts, the rise in the price of gold is driven by robust global trends.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
Andhra distributes digital meters in disputed Kotia
Andhra starts distributing digital meters in disputed Kotia ahead of 2024 polls

With the 2024 General Election around the corner, Andhra Pradesh officials are now trying to provide electricity service in Kotia to woo the voters to participate in the Andhra election process.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
BJD
BJD list hints at ‘shadow boxing’ in many Lok Sabha seats  

The choice of candidates in Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapara too must have caused greater celebration in the BJP camp than among the BJD cadres in these constituencies.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
All the critical youths were admitted to Kantabanji hospital
20 critical after splashed with toxic colour during Holi celebration in Bolangir

Under the effect of the toxic colour, swelling spots developed on the bodies of the 20 youths after some hours and they became critical.

  • Thursday, 28 March 2024
Fake currency notes seized in Bolangir
Fake currency notes worth lakhs seized in Bolangir, 2 arrested

Police have seized as many as 274 counterfeit currency notes in the denomination of Rs 500 with a total worth of Rs 1,37,000.

  • Thursday, 28 March 2024
Mercury to rise further in Odisha
Mercury to rise by 2 to 3 degrees Celsius in Odisha over next 3 days

Places like Nayagarh, Boudh, Sonepur, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Titlagarh, Bhawanipatna and Paralakhemundi may witness maximum temperature of more than 38 degree Celsius. 

  • Thursday, 28 March 2024
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