Rudra Maharathy has hinted at contesting the bypoll for Pipili constituency, which has fallen vacant following the demise of his father and 7-time MLA Pradeep Maharathy. Surprisingly, this statement from Rudra Maharathy comes days after Pradeep Maharathy’s wife Pratibha Maharathy also expressed her willingness to contest Pipili bypolls.
A new twist has emerged in the brutal attack on an 8-year old girl in Berhampur. While the investigation is still underway, the police said that the assailant slit the throat of the girl after attempting to rape her.
The leopard, which got stuck in a wild boar trap, died after being rescued by the Forest officials. The wild animal had gotten stuck in a trap laid to capture wild boars in Naguda-Manitara area under Buguda Forest Range of Ganjam district on Thursday (January 28).
In a tragic incident a three-year-old girl was charred to death following a fire at a paddy field. The mishap occurred at Okilpal village under Rajnagar block of Kendrapada district late on Thursday night (January 28).
During an excavation drive carried out by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) remains of an ancient temple was unearthed near̥ Suka-Sari Temple in Bhubaneswar today. During the excavation a base made of ancient stones which are believed to be the remains of an ancient temple was unearthed in the vicinity of Suka-Sari Temples near the 11th century Lingaraj shrine. The ASI unearthed the structure while the area was being cleared as a part of the Ekamra Kshetra heritage project for beautification of Lingaraj temple and its surroundings.
In an awkward incident, a woman barged into the house of an Odisha MLA with a marriage proposal. The incident took place at Balipasi village in Angul district on Monday (January 25), when the woman landed in Pallahara MLA Mukesh Kumar Pal’s house seeking marriage with the legislator.
Panic gripped Naguda-Manitara area in Ganjam district after a leopard got stuck in a trap laid by villagers for wild boars. Locals noticed the animal stuck in a trap laid in the hollow of a mountain on the outskirts of the village.
While mystery still shrouds the tragic death of Ramadevi Women’s University student, Jharaphula Nayak, the family of the deceased is crestfallen with grief.
The homegrown mobile game FAU-G was released on Republic Day and in a matter of couple of days the game has crossed over 5 million downloads on the Google Play Store.
To provide a good research base for students and enthusiats, the Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH) in Bhubaneswar is planning to conserve the specimens of migratory birds that throng Chilika Lake every year.
In a shocking mishap, a worker engaged in the construction of a bridge under Biju Setu Yojana died today.
Police have claimed breakthrough in the death of Ramadevi Women’s University girl, whose body was found dumped on the roadside.
As many as 40 passengers travelling in a bus had a narrow escape following an accident on NH-57 in Boudh district today.
Lord Jagannath in Rajarajeshwar Besha! Today is the auspicious Pausha Purnima. The Holy Trinity at Srimandir today will be adorning the ‘Rajarajeswara Besha’ also known as ‘Suna Besha.’
This is the bizarre story of 8 families in Silapokhari village under Rajnagar block of Kendrapada district. They have been the victims of a diktat of a kangaroo court, which has ostracized them. The court has also ordered a penalty of Rs 151 if they speak to anyone or they are spoken to. It is alleged that it is an offshoot of a dispute related to a construction of a village community centre. Khageshwar Das, who is a resident of the village, objected the construction of a community centre in front of his house.
This tribal poet and singer from Kandhamal district, Purnamasi Jani is among the six persons from Odisha who will receive the Padma awards this year. Jani has never received formal education, but her songs have reached masses and have addressed pertinent social issues. Jani has sung over 10,000 devotional songs in her lifetime.
Odisha has urged the Centre to allocate Rs 7,200 Crore in the 2021-22 Railway Budget for various projects in the state. Odisha has sought Rs 3,500 Crore for different ongoing projects, for the second, third and fourth lines in existing routes. Rs 3,700 crore has been demanded for new projects. All these demands were put forth at the pre-budget consultation meeting.
Last rites of someone who is alive? Yes, that is how regressive superstitious beliefs can get. Parents of a minor boy in Odisha were allegedly forced to perform the last rites of their living son to cure him of a disorder. The incident was reported from Baghua village under Jagannathprasad block of Ganjam district.
In a shocking incident, two youths dumped the body of a girl student on the roadside and fled the spot. Police recovered the body from the roadside near Mulapala Chhak under Kuakhia Police limits in Jajpur district. Soon after, a CCTV footage from a nearby spot emerged showing two youths carrying the body of the girl on a scooter.
A woman from Sundergarh is now Mrs India! Navdeep Kaur from Odisha has bagged the top honours at Mrs India Beauty Pageant held in Mumbai recently.
Panic gripped the residents of Banki Gada village in Cuttack after several migratory birds were found dead. The villagers spotted the carcasses of around half a dozen Ruddy Shelducks lying in a field adjacent to the village. Some other migratory birds were also seen wriggling in pain.
A security guard engaged at the Nuapada District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), who had reportedly received COVID-19 vaccine, passed away on Tuesday (January 26). The family members of the deceased alleged that he felt uneasy after taking the COVID-19 vaccine on January 23 which led to his death.
Free examination guide to help matric students released in Odisha. The Odisha government has released the question-cum-answer guide book ‘Pariksha Darpan’ for students of Class X who will appear for the annual high school certification (HSC) examination this year.
Puri Srimandir servitors will undergo COVID-19 test again. According to the directive of the temple administration, the servitors will undergo COVID-19 test again from today. This decision has been taken by the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) following suspected infections among the servitors due to increased footfall of devotees at the temple.
A Blonde Jungkook?! BTS ARMY broke the internet after BTS’s Jungkook showcased his new hair color on the internet. The sexiest man alive lived up to his name, the Golden Maknae in his new avatar. No wonder Jeon Jungkook’s latest blonde selfie has sent everyone in frenzy.