School students and villagers of Siskudi village under Koraput’s Dasamantapur block are forced to risk their lives to cross the Andhari River flowing near the village. Bridge is a necessity for their daily needs, and be it going to the hospital, to school, or even step out of village for availing government benefits, locals need to cross the river to go to the other side.
The state of Chhattisgarh has once again poured oil on the raging fire of its dispute with Odisha over sharing of Mahanadi river water. The neighboring state on Friday released excess water from its Kalma barrage by opening all the gates of the dam. The development meanwhile has sparked fear over rise in water level of Hirakud dam in the downstream of the river in Odisha.
The much awaited Khurda-Balangir railway line in Odisha moved a step ahead with trial run of a train between two more stations in Sonepur district. According to reports, the rail line project work and trial run from Balangir was completed upto Jhartarbha railway station.
The temporary road laid to give connectivity to the Dhabaleswar temple in Athagarh was washed away. Strong waves of water in Mahanadi river reportedly swept away the road linking the temple island to the main land. As a result, devotees are failing to get darshan of Baba Dhabaleswar at the ancient shrine of Lord Shiva.
Is Asin divorcing her husband Rahul Sharma? Amid the growing buzz, the actress has completely debunked the rumours and called it utterly baseless news. Taking to her Instagram account, the actress captioned: "In the middle of our summer holidays right now, literally sitting across each other enjoying our breakfast and came across some very imaginative and utterly baseless 'NEWS'.”
The Commission of Railway Safety (CRS) probing the triple-train accident in Odisha's Balasore has submitted its report to the Railway Board, sources said on Thursday.
The Lanjia Soara tribe in Odisha’s Rayagada has fascinating connection with stones. They believe that stones are more than just lifeless objects. Stones are everything for these primitive tribe calling Puttasingh, Shagada, Abada and Talana areas as their homes.
Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi and Odisha BJP Chief Manmohan Samal’s complaint with the Centre against 5T secretary VK Pandian, and the subsequent letter from the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) asking the Odisha government to take necessary action against the ‘erring’ IAS officer, seem to have opened the flood gates of accusations and counter accusations thereby heating up the state politics before the 2024 general election.
The silver cladding of Singhadwar (Lion's Gate), the main entrance of Srimandir in Puri, was finally completed before the Bahuda Yatra of the sibling deities. The artisans from Mumbai completed the work within the stipulated time period. The silver cladding has been made as per the ancient Utkalia architecture. A devotee of Lord Jagannath from Mumbai had donated 500kg silver for the purpose.
Lord Jagannath and his divine siblings will make their homeward journey to the Srimandir after their nine-day sojourn at the Gundicha Temple in Puri on June 28 this year.
In Odisha, tomatoes are imported from Bangalore and there is a drastic decline in the production of tomatoes there due to several factors including rain. As all the states are mostly dependent on Bangalore for tomatoes, supply demand has exceeded amid decline in production.
The All India Railway Engineers Federation has made 11 recommendations for improving railway safety in the nation in the wake of the Bahanaga train catastrophe in Balasore district, which claimed 291 lives and injured hundreds of others. In its suggestion, the federation has given more emphasis to safety than punctuality.
Diwali is India’s biggest festival and is celebrated with great enthusiasm around the country. But did you know, India isn’t the only place that celebrates the festival of lights.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has directed Odisha chief secretary Pradeep Jena to take appropriate action against an IAS officer of Odisha-cadre, on basis of a complaint filed by Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi and Odisha BJP president Manmohan Samal.
The long wait comes to an end as the ICC has announced the schedule of the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 on Tuesday. The mega tournament will commence on October 5. The inaugural match will be played between England and New Zealand at Ahmedabad on October 5. Hosts India will play their first match against Australia in Chennai on October 8. Indian team led by Rohit Sharma will meet arch-rivals Pakistan at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad on October 15.
Popular messaging app WhatsApp is planning to introduce 'Message pin duration’ feature on its platform very soon. The feature will allow users pin messages within the chats for a certain duration.
Puri Maharaj Gajapati Diabyasingha Deb and his family offered prayers to the Chaturdhamurati on the Adapa Mandap in Gundicha Temple on Tuesday. The King, Queen Maharani Lilavati Pattamahadei and their daughters and grandchildren visited the Gundicha temple to offer their service before the Mahaprabhu.
Devotees, soaked in devotion are thronging Pilgrim Town Puri to get the glimpse of the Holy Trinity-Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra on Adapa Mandap of Sri Gundicha Temple.
The preparations are underway for the Rs 280 crore-Ekamra Prakalpa of Lord Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar. The Bhumi Pujan and a 3-day elaborate ceremonial yajna is underway at the 11th century shrine. As many as 25 shastriya pundits, religious scholars and sadhus from different parts of the state are conducting the vedic rituals of the Bhumi Pujan for the ambitious project.
Despite arrival of southwest monsoon in India, the prices of tomato are soaring in several parts of the country. The sudden jump in the price of the kitchen staple has been fuelled by the explosion in rate of the essential vegetable in producing states like Karnataka. In Odisha too, the price of tomatoes have surged to Rs 100 at retail several markets in the state bringing worry for consumers.