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Conspiracy charges framed against Advani, Joshi, Uma

Conspiracy charges framed against Advani, Joshi, Uma

Lucknow: Conspiracy charges framed against Advani, Joshi, Uma
Senior BJP leaders LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma...

India, Germany vow strong steps against sponsors of terror

India, Germany vow strong steps against sponsors of terror

Berlin: India, Germany vow strong steps against sponsors of terror
Warning that terrorism poses a grave threat to future generations...

Infighting in BJD surfaces, Kendrapara MP hit by stone, egg

Infighting in BJD surfaces, Kendrapara MP hit by stone, egg

BHUBANESWAR: Infighting in BJD surfaces, Kendrapara MP hit by stone, egg
The infighting in the ruling BJD turned ugly today when...

State Government earmarks Rs 2278.14 crore APIP for ICDS during current fiscal

State Government earmarks Rs 2278.14 crore APIP for ICDS during current fiscal

BHUBANESWAR: State Government earmarks Rs 2278.14 crore APIP for ICDS during current fiscal
State government today earmarked Rs 2278.14 crore towards Annual...

Gadkari assures starting Brahmani bridge work in Rourkela next month

Gadkari assures starting Brahmani bridge work in Rourkela next month

BHUBANESWAR: Gadkari assures starting Brahmani bridge work in Rourkela next month
The foundation stone for the much-awaited second bridge on the...

CM inaugurates free cancer treatment facility at district HQs

CM inaugurates free cancer treatment facility at district HQs

BHUBANESWAR: CM inaugurates free cancer treatment facility at district HQs
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated free cancer treatment facility...

Odisha role model for other states in disaster mgmt: Minister

Odisha role model for other states in disaster mgmt: Minister

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha role model for other states in disaster mgmt: Minister
Odisha has emerged as a leading State in disaster management...

State govt committed to create jobs for youth: CM

State govt committed to create jobs for youth: CM

BHUBANESWAR: State govt committed to create jobs for youth: CM
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said his government places highest...

Odisha poised to reach double digit growth by 2019-20: Minister Pujari

Odisha poised to reach double digit growth by 2019-20: Minister Pujari

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha poised to reach double digit growth by 2019-20: Minister Pujari
Odisha is poised to reach a double digit growth of...

Two officials to probe CBSE class XII result fiasco

Two officials to probe CBSE class XII result fiasco

BHUBANESWAR: Two officials to probe CBSE class XII result fiasco
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today said two...

Inadequate Central funding hits MGNREGS implementation in State

Inadequate Central funding hits MGNREGS implementation in State

BHUBANESWAR: Inadequate Central funding hits MGNREGS implementation in State
Flagship programme of the Union government—Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment...

BJD supremo asks party youths to be tech-savvy

BJD supremo asks party youths to be tech-savvy

BHUBANESWAR: BJD supremo asks party youths to be tech-savvy
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the youth wing of...

BJD rubbishes Opposition allegation on Govt’s failure in irrigation sector

BJD rubbishes Opposition allegation on Govt’s failure in irrigation sector

BHUBANESWAR: BJD rubbishes Opposition allegation on Govt’s failure in irrigation sector
Ruling BJD today rubbished the allegation of Opposition Congress and...

IT export from State rises to Rs 3,400 crore in seven years

IT export from State rises to Rs 3,400 crore in seven years

BHUBANESWAR: IT export from State rises to Rs 3,400 crore in seven years
IT export from Odisha went up to Rs 3,400...

Sunstroke toll mount to 12, IMD predicts rain due to depression

Sunstroke toll mount to 12, IMD predicts rain due to depression

BHUBANESWAR: Sunstroke toll mount to 12, IMD predicts rain due to depression
Sunstroke toll climbed to 12 in Odisha today even as...

CM demands daily AC train between Puri/Khurda Road, Mumbai

CM demands daily AC train between Puri/Khurda Road, Mumbai

BHUBANESWAR: CM demands daily AC train between Puri/Khurda Road, Mumbai
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu...

Nearly nine per cent growth in tourist arrival in Odisha

Nearly nine per cent growth in tourist arrival in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Nearly nine per cent growth in tourist arrival in Odisha
Over Rs 258 crore was spent in last three years...

Bhubaneswar major sports destination on world map

Bhubaneswar major sports destination on world map

BHUBANESWAR: Bhubaneswar major sports destination on world map
Bhubaneswar has emerged as a major sports destination on the...

British Airways cancels flights from Heathrow over IT outage

British Airways cancels flights from Heathrow over IT outage

London: British Airways cancels flights from Heathrow over IT outage
A major global computer failure today forced British Airways to...

Prez post: Will consult Opposition before deciding on name: Shah

Prez post: Will consult Opposition before deciding on name: Shah

New Delhi: Prez post: Will consult Opposition before deciding on name: Shah
BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday said that his party...

Odisha govt to open three new cyber police stations

Odisha govt to open three new cyber police stations

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha govt to open three new cyber police stations
Official sources said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who is...

Three from State chosen for Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

Three from State chosen for Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

BHUBANESWAR: Three from State chosen for Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Odissi guru Ratikant Mohapatra, theatre director Satyabrata Rout and...

Centre yet to decide on DWR facility at Balasore to predict storm surge

Centre yet to decide on DWR facility at Balasore to predict storm surge

BHUBANESWAR: Centre yet to decide on DWR facility at Balasore to predict storm surge
Even though the Probable Maximum Storm Surge (PMSS) is the...

Rains bring respite from scorching heat in Odisha

Rains bring respite from scorching heat in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Rains bring respite from scorching heat in Odisha
Rains brought respite from extreme heat in Odisha today under...

Odisha Govt engages German firm for land use planning, management

Odisha Govt engages German firm for land use planning, management

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Govt engages German firm for land use planning, management
State Government has decided to implement 'Land Use Planning and...

IMFA says closure of plant will affect its CSR activities

IMFA says closure of plant will affect its CSR activities

BHUBANESWAR: IMFA says closure of plant will affect its CSR activities
Indian Metal & Ferro Alloys [IMFA] today said it was...

CS for 95 pc Aadhaar enrolment in State

CS for 95 pc Aadhaar enrolment in State

BHUBANESWAR: CS for 95 pc Aadhaar enrolment in State
Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today directed district authorities to...

CM approves infra projects worth Rs 166 crore in Odisha

CM approves infra projects worth Rs 166 crore in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: CM approves infra projects worth Rs 166 crore in Odisha
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has given approval to the infrastructure...

Students demand SOA University promoter's arrest, burn CM's effigy

Students demand SOA University promoter's arrest, burn CM's effigy

BHUBANESWAR: Students demand SOA University promoter's arrest, burn CM's effigy
Activists of the Students’ Congress today burnt effigies of Chief...

Odisha's biggest integrated steel plant commissioned

Odisha's biggest integrated steel plant commissioned

Angul: Odisha's biggest integrated steel plant commissioned
Odisha's biggest integrated steel plant, owned by JSPL,...

Nandita Das' Manto leapfrogs on to Cannes canvas

Nandita Das' Manto leapfrogs on to Cannes canvas

Mumbai: Nandita Das' Manto leapfrogs on to Cannes canvas
Manto is on the move in Cannes. The first...

Nalco Q4 net profit up 25 pc

Nalco Q4 net profit up 25 pc

BHUBANESWAR: Nalco Q4 net profit up 25 pc
Weathering sluggishness in the metal market across the globe,...

Demonetisation was tough move but got support: PM

Demonetisation was tough move but got support: PM

Guwahati/ Sadiya: Demonetisation was tough move but got support: PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that demonetisation was a...

Naveen bats for Visa on Arrival facility for Bhubaneswar

Naveen bats for Visa on Arrival facility for Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Naveen bats for Visa on Arrival facility for Bhubaneswar
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought steps from the Centre...

Similipal Tiger Reserve to remain closed for visitors from June 16

Similipal Tiger Reserve to remain closed for visitors from June 16

Bhubaneswar: Similipal Tiger Reserve to remain closed for visitors from June 16
The Similipal National Park and Tiger Reserve will remain closed...

Rain likely in some parts of State

Rain likely in some parts of State

Bhubaneswar: Rain likely in some parts of State
Some parts of State is likely to experience rain and...

ITER Associate Dean arrested for fake placements of students

ITER Associate Dean arrested for fake placements of students

Bhubaneswar: ITER Associate Dean arrested for fake placements of students
An associate dean of a private engineering college was arrested...

E-waste in Odisha to touch 2050 mt by 2021: MAIT

E-waste in Odisha to touch 2050 mt by 2021: MAIT

Bhubaneswar: E-waste in Odisha to touch 2050 mt by 2021: MAIT
MAIT, a body representing India's IT hardware, training...

Five senior IAS officers promoted to ACS rank

Five senior IAS officers promoted to ACS rank

Bhubaneswar: Five senior IAS officers promoted to ACS rank
State government today promoted five senior IAS officers to the...

Odisha Agriculture Minister to meet PM next month to urge hike in paddy MSP

Odisha Agriculture Minister to meet PM next month to urge hike in paddy MSP

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Agriculture Minister to meet PM next month to urge hike in paddy MSP
State Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout today said that he will...

SAMPADA scheme to benefit State: Centre

SAMPADA scheme to benefit State: Centre

Bhubaneswar: SAMPADA scheme to benefit State: Centre
Odisha will greatly benefit from the newly approved umbrella programme...

Odisha set to take advantage from UDAN scheme

Odisha set to take advantage from UDAN scheme

Bhubaneswar: Odisha set to take advantage from UDAN scheme
In its bid to take advantage from the Ude Deshki...

ASI to probe Copper Stone Age civilisation in State

ASI to probe Copper Stone Age civilisation in State

Bhubaneswar: ASI to probe Copper Stone Age civilisation in State
The excavation branch of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Bhubaneswar...

DLSWCA in State cleared 321 MSME project worth Rs 1147 crore: Minister

DLSWCA in State cleared 321 MSME project worth Rs 1147 crore: Minister

BHUBANESWAR: DLSWCA in State cleared 321 MSME project worth Rs 1147 crore: Minister
MSME, SSEPD & WCD Minister Prafulla Samal today claimed...

MSME sector in State benefited by credit guarantee fund trust

MSME sector in State benefited by credit guarantee fund trust

BHUBANESWAR: MSME sector in State benefited by credit guarantee fund trust
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector in...

BJP blames State govt for frequent power cuts

BJP blames State govt for frequent power cuts

BHUBANESWAR: BJP blames State govt for frequent power cuts
The BJP today painted a grim picture of power availability...

Govt to stop maintenance work to avoid power-cut

Govt to stop maintenance work to avoid power-cut

BHUBANESWAR: Govt to stop maintenance work to avoid power-cut
Amid a statewide hue and cry over the undeclared power...

Niranjan’s Delhi trip fuels Odisha PCC leadership speculations

Niranjan’s Delhi trip fuels Odisha PCC leadership speculations

BHUBANESWAR: Niranjan’s Delhi trip fuels Odisha PCC leadership speculations
Even as former Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Niranjan Patnaik...

State government, Opposition come out in support of agitating SoA Univ students

State government, Opposition come out in support of agitating SoA Univ students

BHUBANESWAR: State government, Opposition come out in support of agitating SoA Univ students
The State government as well as Opposition today came out...

Naveen to inaugurate JSPL’s 6 MTPA Angul steel plant

Naveen to inaugurate JSPL’s 6 MTPA Angul steel plant

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen to inaugurate JSPL’s 6 MTPA Angul steel plant
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is going to dedicate to...

Dalmia Cement partners for India’s longest bridge

Dalmia Cement partners for India’s longest bridge

Guwahati: Dalmia Cement partners for India’s longest bridge
Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, India’s leading cement manufacturer,...

BJP slams Naveen Govt for frequent power cuts

BJP slams Naveen Govt for frequent power cuts

Bhubaneswar: BJP slams Naveen Govt for frequent power cuts
The BJP today painted a grim picture of power availability...

Naveen urges Centre for second bridge over Brahmani River

Naveen urges Centre for second bridge over Brahmani River

Bhubaneswar: Naveen urges Centre for second bridge over Brahmani River
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Centre to construct...

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal, rain likely in Odisha

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal, rain likely in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Low pressure over Bay of Bengal, rain likely in Odisha
Rain and thundershower is likely to lash some places in...

Midmark launches ‘Experience Centre’ in Bhubaneswar

Midmark launches ‘Experience Centre’ in Bhubaneswar

BHUBANESWAR: Midmark launches ‘Experience Centre’ in Bhubaneswar
Midmark (India) today launched the company’s first state-of-the-art ‘Experience Centre’...

Nepal PM Prachanda resigns after brief stint of 9 months

Nepal PM Prachanda resigns after brief stint of 9 months

Kathmandu: Nepal PM Prachanda resigns after brief stint of 9 months
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today resigned after...

Cabinet approves winding up of FIPB

Cabinet approves winding up of FIPB

New Delhi: Cabinet approves winding up of FIPB
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the winding up of...

Govt claims creating 2206 lakh man-days under MGNREGS

Govt claims creating 2206 lakh man-days under MGNREGS

BHUBANESWAR: Govt claims creating 2206 lakh man-days under MGNREGS
State government today claimed creating nearly 2206 man-days by spending...

Formulate policy for proper upkeep of rural roads, Centre asks Odisha Govt

Formulate policy for proper upkeep of rural roads, Centre asks Odisha Govt

BHUBANESWAR: Formulate policy for proper upkeep of rural roads, Centre asks Odisha Govt
The Centre has asked the Odisha government to formulate ‘rural...

CM gives two years for completion of Keonjhar government hospital

CM gives two years for completion of Keonjhar government hospital

BHUBANESWAR: CM gives two years for completion of Keonjhar government hospital
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today issued directions to complete construction...

Three-member team formed to check distress sale of onion in State

Three-member team formed to check distress sale of onion in State

BHUBANESWAR: Three-member team formed to check distress sale of onion in State
After facing criticism from the opposition over the distress sale...

State govt relying on tricks not 3Ts, allege Opposition Congress, BJP

State govt relying on tricks not 3Ts, allege Opposition Congress, BJP

BHUBANESWAR: State govt relying on tricks not 3Ts, allege Opposition Congress, BJP
Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress today slammed the...

BMC comes up with mechanism for water segregation at source in State capital

BMC comes up with mechanism for water segregation at source in State capital

BHUBANESWAR: BMC comes up with mechanism for water segregation at source in State capital
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has prepared a sustainable mechanism...

State tiger population could be around 80: Forest Minister

State tiger population could be around 80: Forest Minister

BHUBANESWAR: State tiger population could be around 80: Forest Minister
The Odisha government today claimed that the number of Royal...

Purohit seeks PM’s intervention over agriculture scenario in State

Purohit seeks PM’s intervention over agriculture scenario in State

BHUBANESWAR: Purohit seeks PM’s intervention over agriculture scenario in State
Padampur MLA Pradip Purohit today sought the intervention of the...

Fake job offer letters leave students in a fix

Fake job offer letters leave students in a fix

BHUBANESWAR: Fake job offer letters leave students in a fix
Students of a private university here demonstrated in the campus...

Odisha prepares for monsoon, EWDS in coastal region by July

Odisha prepares for monsoon, EWDS in coastal region by July

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha prepares for monsoon, EWDS in coastal region by July
Expecting an early arrival of the monsoon, Odisha government...

CM exhorts police to use social media extensively

CM exhorts police to use social media extensively

BHUBANESWAR: CM exhorts police to use social media extensively
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the Odisha Police to...

Government inks pact with Aditya Birla Group for operation, management of Gandhi Peace Centre

Government inks pact with Aditya Birla Group for operation, management of Gandhi Peace Centre

BHUBANESWAR: Government inks pact with Aditya Birla Group for operation, management of Gandhi Peace Centre
Odisha Tourism has signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with...

Sunstroke toll climbs to 9 in Odisha

Sunstroke toll climbs to 9 in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Sunstroke toll climbs to 9 in Odisha
Blistering heat swept across Odisha with both Bhawanipatna and Balangir...

Three killed, 40 injured in bus accident at Astarang

Three killed, 40 injured in bus accident at Astarang

BHUBANESWAR: Three killed, 40 injured in bus accident at Astarang
Three persons were killed and 40 others injured when a...

Exide Life Insurance posts Rs 112 Cr profit in FY 2016-17

Exide Life Insurance posts Rs 112 Cr profit in FY 2016-17

BHUBANESWAR: Exide Life Insurance posts Rs 112 Cr profit in FY 2016-17
Exide Life Insurance today said it has registered a 27...

Zerodha launches direct mutual fund platform 'Coin'

Zerodha launches direct mutual fund platform 'Coin'

BHUBANESWAR: Zerodha launches direct mutual fund platform 'Coin'
Zerodha, India’s leading technology-driven brokerage firm, announced the...

Govt moots new law to safeguard interests of sharecroppers in State

Govt moots new law to safeguard interests of sharecroppers in State

BHUBANESWAR: Govt moots new law to safeguard interests of sharecroppers in State
The State government is likely to bring a new law...

Tweet to CMO leads to arrest of three child traffickers in Phulbani

Tweet to CMO leads to arrest of three child traffickers in Phulbani

BHUBANESWAR: Tweet to CMO leads to arrest of three child traffickers in Phulbani
Three child traffickers were arrested and five minors rescued after...

Sahoo blames Centre for delay in rail projs implementation in State

Sahoo blames Centre for delay in rail projs implementation in State

BHUBANESWAR: Sahoo blames Centre for delay in rail projs implementation in State
State Commerce and Transport Minister Nrusingha Sahoo today blamed the...

Heat wave grips Odisha, Titlagarh hottest at 46.5 degree Celsius

Heat wave grips Odisha, Titlagarh hottest at 46.5 degree Celsius

BHUBANESWAR: Heat wave grips Odisha, Titlagarh hottest at 46.5 degree Celsius
Gruelling heat gripped Odisha today as Titlagarh recorded 46.5...

Dharmendra’s brother granted bail in Vigilance case

Dharmendra’s brother granted bail in Vigilance case

Cuttack: Dharmendra’s brother granted bail in Vigilance case
Conditional anticipatory bail was granted by the Orissa High Court...

Odisha produces more than 17 lakh cross-bred progenies of cattle, buffalo in three years

Odisha produces more than 17 lakh cross-bred progenies of cattle, buffalo in three years

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha produces more than 17 lakh cross-bred progenies of cattle, buffalo in three years
Agriculture and Animal Resource Development Minister Damodar Rout today said...

Slag evacuation at RSP gains pace with CEO’s intervention

Slag evacuation at RSP gains pace with CEO’s intervention

Rourkela: Slag evacuation at RSP gains pace with CEO’s intervention
Slag evacuation, which used to be a tardy process...

State Govt fails to disburse Central incentive to growers of high yielding paddy seeds

State Govt fails to disburse Central incentive to growers of high yielding paddy seeds

BHUBANESWAR: State Govt fails to disburse Central incentive to growers of high yielding paddy seeds
With Rs 2 crores remaining unutilised, State government seems...

Tendulkar's biopic made tax-free in Odisha

Tendulkar's biopic made tax-free in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Tendulkar's biopic made tax-free in Odisha
The much awaited upcoming Bollywood biopic on cricket legend Sachin...

Plus Two education: Private coaching centers lure students

Plus Two education: Private coaching centers lure students

BHUBANESWAR: Plus Two education: Private coaching centers lure students
As the admission process for Plus Two courses begins today...

BJP slams BJD for neglecting farmers, farm sector

BJP slams BJD for neglecting farmers, farm sector

BHUBANESWAR: BJP slams BJD for neglecting farmers, farm sector
When the ruling BJD government is organising press meetings to...

Two killed in accidents in Mayurbhanj, Kandhamal

Two killed in accidents in Mayurbhanj, Kandhamal

BHUBANESWAR: Two killed in accidents in Mayurbhanj, Kandhamal
At least two persons were killed and 35 injured,...

Vedanta bags Kalinga CSR Award-2016

Vedanta bags Kalinga CSR Award-2016

Jharsuguda: Vedanta bags Kalinga CSR Award-2016
The Jharsuguda Unit of Vedanta Limited has won the 'Kalinga...

MCL signs MoU with ALIMCO

MCL signs MoU with ALIMCO

BHUBANESWAR: MCL signs MoU with ALIMCO
Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India...

Centre likely to provide assistance for more de-addiction centres, RRTCs

Centre likely to provide assistance for more de-addiction centres, RRTCs

Bhubaneswar: Centre likely to provide assistance for more de-addiction centres, RRTCs
With the number of drug addicts in State growing,...

Dharmendra wants seven more Passport Seva Kendras in Odisha

Dharmendra wants seven more Passport Seva Kendras in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Dharmendra wants seven more Passport Seva Kendras in Odisha
Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra...

Bhartruhari embarrasses BJD by lauding Modi govt

Bhartruhari embarrasses BJD by lauding Modi govt

Bhubaneswar: Bhartruhari embarrasses BJD by lauding Modi govt
Senior BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab today embarrassed the ruling BJD...

Plus Two admissions: Income certificate not mandatory for submitting CAF

Plus Two admissions: Income certificate not mandatory for submitting CAF

Bhubaneswar: Plus Two admissions: Income certificate not mandatory for submitting CAF
In a relief for applicants, the e-admission department for...

KV slams State govt over power woes in Bolangir district

KV slams State govt over power woes in Bolangir district

Bolangir: KV slams State govt over power woes in Bolangir district
Patnagarh MLA and former State BJP chief Kanak Vardhan Singhdeo...

BPIA to have parallel taxi runway soon

BPIA to have parallel taxi runway soon

Bhubaneswar: BPIA to have parallel taxi runway soon
Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) authorities are planning to construct...

Centre alleges Odisha govt’s apathy towards onion farmers

Centre alleges Odisha govt’s apathy towards onion farmers

Bhubaneswar: Centre alleges Odisha govt’s apathy towards onion farmers
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said farmers in...

State Govt claims curbing IMR in three years

State Govt claims curbing IMR in three years

Bhubaneswar: State Govt claims curbing IMR in three years
The Odisha government today claimed its measures to curb infant...

SBI wins Kalinga CSR Award-2016

SBI wins Kalinga CSR Award-2016

Bhubaneswar: SBI wins Kalinga CSR Award-2016
The Bhubaneswar Circle of State Bank of India (SBI) has...

Sensex ends 106 points higher as FMCG stocks rally

Sensex ends 106 points higher as FMCG stocks rally

Mumbai: Sensex ends 106 points higher as FMCG stocks rally
The benchmark Sensex today closed 106 points higher at 30...

Sunstroke toll rises to 8 in State

Sunstroke toll rises to 8 in State

Bhubaneswar: Sunstroke toll rises to 8 in State
As Odisha sizzled in the blistering summer heat, the...

Strengthen relationship with people: Naveen to party workers

Strengthen relationship with people: Naveen to party workers

Bhubaneswar: Strengthen relationship with people: Naveen to party workers
Biju Janata Dal supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today...

Naveen govt failed to deliver during 17 year rule: Dharmendra

Naveen govt failed to deliver during 17 year rule: Dharmendra

Chhatrapur (Ganjam): Naveen govt failed to deliver during 17 year rule: Dharmendra
The Naveen Patnaik government has failed to deliver in its...

EVM challenge to start from June 3, says EC

EVM challenge to start from June 3, says EC

New Delhi: EVM challenge to start from June 3, says EC
Asserting that the EVMs are tamper-proof, the Election Commission...

Iran Poll:  Rouhani sweeps to second term

Iran Poll: Rouhani sweeps to second term

Tehran: Iran Poll: Rouhani sweeps to second term
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding re-election victory today...

Ensure welfare schemes reach every one: CM tells new GPEOs, PAs

Ensure welfare schemes reach every one: CM tells new GPEOs, PAs

Bhubaneswar: Ensure welfare schemes reach every one: CM tells new GPEOs, PAs
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today called upon the newly recruited...

OHRC seeks report on physical torture of undertrial

OHRC seeks report on physical torture of undertrial

Bhubaneswar: OHRC seeks report on physical torture of undertrial
The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today sought reports from...

Pitroda hits back, says does not need advice from Odisha BJP

Pitroda hits back, says does not need advice from Odisha BJP

Bhubaneswar: Pitroda hits back, says does not need advice from Odisha BJP
Sam Pitroda today hit back at Odisha unit of BJP...

NITI Aayog urges Odisha to participate in challenge method under DSSS

NITI Aayog urges Odisha to participate in challenge method under DSSS

Bhubaneswar: NITI Aayog urges Odisha to participate in challenge method under DSSS
With lot of potential for improvement of the Odisha’s health...

CIL Chairman for optimum capacity utilisation, diversification

CIL Chairman for optimum capacity utilisation, diversification

Sambalpur: CIL Chairman for optimum capacity utilisation, diversification
Coal India Limited (CIL) Chairman Sutirtha Bhattacharya today said Mahanadi...

Goods & Services Tax legislation to simplify tax administration: Minister

Goods & Services Tax legislation to simplify tax administration: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Goods & Services Tax legislation to simplify tax administration: Minister
The Odisha Legislative Assembly today passed the Odisha Goods &...

TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay granted conditional bail by Orissa HC

TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay granted conditional bail by Orissa HC

Cuttack: TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay granted conditional bail by Orissa HC
The Orissa High Court today granted conditional bail to Trinamool...

Bhubaneswar Railway Station ranked 13th in Swachh Rail survey

Bhubaneswar Railway Station ranked 13th in Swachh Rail survey

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Railway Station ranked 13th in Swachh Rail survey
Bhubaneswar railway station has been ranked 13th cleanest station among...

Beat BJD in BMC polls, break its backbone: Pradhan to BJP workers

Beat BJD in BMC polls, break its backbone: Pradhan to BJP workers

Bhubaneswar: Beat BJD in BMC polls, break its backbone: Pradhan to BJP workers
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today urged the State government...

Focus on producing trained docs: Pradhan urges State govt

Focus on producing trained docs: Pradhan urges State govt

Bhubaneswar: Focus on producing trained docs: Pradhan urges State govt
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today urged the State government...

Dilip Ray rakes up Brahmani river water dispute on social media

Dilip Ray rakes up Brahmani river water dispute on social media

Bhubaneswar: Dilip Ray rakes up Brahmani river water dispute on social media
Rourkela MLA and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dilip...

Former student leader Debashish Marandi joins BJD

Former student leader Debashish Marandi joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: Former student leader Debashish Marandi joins BJD
After yesterday's visit to Mayurbhanj district, Odisha Chief Minister...

Police seals 7 properties used as brothels, rescue 21 women

Police seals 7 properties used as brothels, rescue 21 women

Bhubaneswar: Police seals 7 properties used as brothels, rescue 21 women
The Commissionerate Police today rescued 21 women engaged in flesh...

Maoist sentenced to 10 years RI, fined Rs one lakh

Maoist sentenced to 10 years RI, fined Rs one lakh

Koraput: Maoist sentenced to 10 years RI, fined Rs one lakh
A Rayagada court today sentenced a prominent Maoist to 10...

ICJ stays Jadhav's execution, instructs Pakistan to implement ruling

ICJ stays Jadhav's execution, instructs Pakistan to implement ruling

The Hague: ICJ stays Jadhav's execution, instructs Pakistan to implement ruling
In a major boost to India, the International Court...

Sec 144 promulgated around Srimandir

Sec 144 promulgated around Srimandir

Puri: Sec 144 promulgated around Srimandir
The Puri district administration today promulgated section 144 of Criminal...

State becomes boiling pot, Titlagarh sizzles at 46.5 deg

State becomes boiling pot, Titlagarh sizzles at 46.5 deg

Bhubaneswar: State becomes boiling pot, Titlagarh sizzles at 46.5 deg
Gruelling heat persisted in the State today with the mercury...

IMFA posts Rs 174 crore net profit in Q4 of FY17

IMFA posts Rs 174 crore net profit in Q4 of FY17

Bhubaneswar: IMFA posts Rs 174 crore net profit in Q4 of FY17
A sharp increase in ferro chrome prices significantly boosted performance...

RSP brings systems improvement to maximise despatch of slag

RSP brings systems improvement to maximise despatch of slag

ROURKELA: RSP brings systems improvement to maximise despatch of slag
For smooth functioning of blast furnaces, Rourkela Steel Plant...

GST Bill hits hurdle in Odisha Legislative Assembly

GST Bill hits hurdle in Odisha Legislative Assembly

Bhubaneswar: GST Bill hits hurdle in Odisha Legislative Assembly
The first day of the two- day special session of...

BJP demands Pitroda's removal from Technical Advisor post

BJP demands Pitroda's removal from Technical Advisor post

Bhubaneswar: BJP demands Pitroda's removal from Technical Advisor post
With WannaCry ransomware virus attack reported from some places in...

CM happy with progress in construction of Baripada Medical College

CM happy with progress in construction of Baripada Medical College

Bhubaneswar: CM happy with progress in construction of Baripada Medical College
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today expressed satisfaction over the progress...

RS by-poll: BJD’s Pratap Deb elected uncontested

RS by-poll: BJD’s Pratap Deb elected uncontested

Bhubaneswar: RS by-poll: BJD’s Pratap Deb elected uncontested
BJD’s candidate for Rajya Sabha by-poll, Pratap Keshari Deb...

WannaCry attacks City Hospital data system in Berhampur

WannaCry attacks City Hospital data system in Berhampur

Berhampur/Bhubaneswar: WannaCry attacks City Hospital data system in Berhampur
The WannaCry ransomeware virus is feared to have attacked the...

UPTIN to change BMC’s holding tax assessment scenario

UPTIN to change BMC’s holding tax assessment scenario

Bhubaneswar: UPTIN to change BMC’s holding tax assessment scenario
After a record collection of Rs 100.13 crore revenue...

Nalco institutes award for meritorious engineers

Nalco institutes award for meritorious engineers

Bhubaneswar: Nalco institutes award for meritorious engineers
State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has instituted state-level awards...

Woman ransacks MLA’s govt quarters

Woman ransacks MLA’s govt quarters

Bhubaneswar: Woman ransacks MLA’s govt quarters
A woman, claiming to be the wife of Talcher...

CM felicitates Dongria Kondh students for success in Matric exam

CM felicitates Dongria Kondh students for success in Matric exam

Bhubaneswar: CM felicitates Dongria Kondh students for success in Matric exam
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated 34 students belonging to...

BJP prepares roadmap for strengthening party in State

BJP prepares roadmap for strengthening party in State

Bhubaneswar: BJP prepares roadmap for strengthening party in State
In its bid to strengthen the party at the grass...

CBI Joint Director in Bhubaneswar to review ponzi probe

CBI Joint Director in Bhubaneswar to review ponzi probe

Bhubaneswar: CBI Joint Director in Bhubaneswar to review ponzi probe
Joint Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) AYV Krishna...

Around 81 pc emerge successful in OMB exams

Around 81 pc emerge successful in OMB exams

Bhubaneswar: Around 81 pc emerge successful in OMB exams
Results of examinations conducted by Odisha Madrasa Board from matric...

GST will convert entire nation into one market: Naveen

GST will convert entire nation into one market: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: GST will convert entire nation into one market: Naveen
Just a day ahead of the introduction of the State...

Bull run continues in Dalal Street; Sensex, Nifty touch record high

Bull run continues in Dalal Street; Sensex, Nifty touch record high

Mumbai: Bull run continues in Dalal Street; Sensex, Nifty touch record high
Stock Markets continued gaining streak, as both Sensex and...

UN chief keeping vigil on tensions between India, Pak: Dujarric

UN chief keeping vigil on tensions between India, Pak: Dujarric

UNITED NATIONS: UN chief keeping vigil on tensions between India, Pak: Dujarric
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is keeping a close...

Union Cabinet clears proposal to build ten atomic reactors

Union Cabinet clears proposal to build ten atomic reactors

New Delhi: Union Cabinet clears proposal to build ten atomic reactors
To ramp up nuclear power generation in the country,...

Modi-Patnaik nexus slowed down ponzi scam probe, alleges Congress

Modi-Patnaik nexus slowed down ponzi scam probe, alleges Congress

Bhubaneswar: Modi-Patnaik nexus slowed down ponzi scam probe, alleges Congress
Alleging existence of a nexus between Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

BJD faces Janata Dal's mid-90s situation: Jual

BJD faces Janata Dal's mid-90s situation: Jual

Bhubaneswar: BJD faces Janata Dal's mid-90s situation: Jual
Ahead of BJP president Amit Shah's three-day visit to Odisha...

Pradip Amat elected Odisha Assembly Speaker

Pradip Amat elected Odisha Assembly Speaker

Bhubaneswar: Pradip Amat elected Odisha Assembly Speaker
Former minister and senior BJD MLA Pradip Kumar Amat was...

Naveen seeks PM's intervention for NINEI in State

Naveen seeks PM's intervention for NINEI in State

Bhubaneswar: Naveen seeks PM's intervention for NINEI in State
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...

Odia girl wins gold at China Open Para Athletic Grand Prix

Odia girl wins gold at China Open Para Athletic Grand Prix

Bhubaneswar: Odia girl wins gold at China Open Para Athletic Grand Prix
Jayanti Behera, a 17-year-old girl has brought laurels to...

BMC to start de-silting of drains in State capital

BMC to start de-silting of drains in State capital

Bhubaneswar: BMC to start de-silting of drains in State capital
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will start de-silting work along...

Three chit fund co employees sentenced to three years imprisonment

Three chit fund co employees sentenced to three years imprisonment

Bhubaneswar: Three chit fund co employees sentenced to three years imprisonment
The special CBI court here today sentenced two employees of...

Govt assures power to all villages, hamlets across Odisha by 2019

Govt assures power to all villages, hamlets across Odisha by 2019

Bhubaneswar: Govt assures power to all villages, hamlets across Odisha by 2019
The State government today set a target to provide electricity...

SECAC to create scientific awareness in Chhatrapur

SECAC to create scientific awareness in Chhatrapur

Bhubaneswar: SECAC to create scientific awareness in Chhatrapur
After successful exhibition at Bhadrak and Puri railway stations,...

Odisha police issues advisory on WannaCry Ransomware attack

Odisha police issues advisory on WannaCry Ransomware attack

Bhubaneswar: Odisha police issues advisory on WannaCry Ransomware attack
The Crime Branch of the Odisha police today issued advisory...

BJD candidate P K Deb files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls

BJD candidate P K Deb files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls

Bhubaneswar: BJD candidate P K Deb files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls
Former minister Pratap Keshari Deb today filed his nomination papers...

BJD moves motion of notice for election of OLA Speaker

BJD moves motion of notice for election of OLA Speaker

Bhubaneswar: BJD moves motion of notice for election of OLA Speaker
Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today moved a motion of...

Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting ACTO

Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting ACTO

Bhubaneswar: Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting ACTO
A Baripada court today remanded BJP Mayurbhanj district president and...

Science transformed India’s agriculture despite adversities: Mohapatra

Science transformed India’s agriculture despite adversities: Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Science transformed India’s agriculture despite adversities: Mohapatra
Though faced with huge adversities of nature and vagaries of...

AU stresses clearer roadmap for National disaster management plan

AU stresses clearer roadmap for National disaster management plan

Bhubaneswar: AU stresses clearer roadmap for National disaster management plan
Biju Janata Dal’s Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Ananga Uday...

BMC gears up to renovate 14 major water bodies in City

BMC gears up to renovate 14 major water bodies in City

Bhubaneswar: BMC gears up to renovate 14 major water bodies in City
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken up restoration of...

BJP leader alleges bungling in Shree Mandir corpus fund

BJP leader alleges bungling in Shree Mandir corpus fund

Bhubaneswar: BJP leader alleges bungling in Shree Mandir corpus fund
Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra today brought allegations of irregularities...

Odia players have proved their mettle in sports: CM

Odia players have proved their mettle in sports: CM

Bhubaneswar: Odia players have proved their mettle in sports: CM
Odia players have shown their competence at national and international...

CM flags off exposure trip of YATS winners

CM flags off exposure trip of YATS winners

Bhubaneswar: CM flags off exposure trip of YATS winners
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off the exposure visit...

Baripada medical college gets SC panel nod for admissions

Baripada medical college gets SC panel nod for admissions

BHUBANESWAR: Baripada medical college gets SC panel nod for admissions
A medical college in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district can now...

Centre delaying approval of road, railway connectivity projects for ports in Odisha

Centre delaying approval of road, railway connectivity projects for ports in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Centre delaying approval of road, railway connectivity projects for ports in Odisha
Port facilitators in Odisha administration are a worried lot as...

Naveen, Soumya meet sparks speculations

Naveen, Soumya meet sparks speculations

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen, Soumya meet sparks speculations
Naveen Nivas saw an unexpected guest last evening. Chief...

BJP intensifies stir for ouster of Sam Pitroda over National Herald case

BJP intensifies stir for ouster of Sam Pitroda over National Herald case

BHUBANESWAR: BJP intensifies stir for ouster of Sam Pitroda over National Herald case
The BJP workers staged a demonstration here today demanding immediate...

Odisha nurse gets Florence Nightingale award

Odisha nurse gets Florence Nightingale award

Berhampur: Odisha nurse gets Florence Nightingale award
Krishna Kumari, a health worker in Ganjam district,...

Sustainable agriculture in 10 districts under PKVY roundup

Sustainable agriculture in 10 districts under PKVY roundup

Cuttack: Sustainable agriculture in 10 districts under PKVY roundup
With a view to revive ‘Deshi Chasa’ (traditional farming) which...

Heatwave across Odisha, Bolangir sizzles at 45.2 deg C

Heatwave across Odisha, Bolangir sizzles at 45.2 deg C

BHUBANESWAR: Heatwave across Odisha, Bolangir sizzles at 45.2 deg C
Sweltering heat intensified across the State today as Bolangir recorded...

Patha Utsav dedicated to selflessness of mothers

Patha Utsav dedicated to selflessness of mothers

BHUBANESWAR: Patha Utsav dedicated to selflessness of mothers
The 25th Patha Utsav today was dedicated to the countless...

Draft of revised rules for UDAN likely in two weeks

Draft of revised rules for UDAN likely in two weeks

New Delhi: Draft of revised rules for UDAN likely in two weeks
The government is likely to complete in the next two...

Manoj Bajpayee doesn’t base his career on any award

Manoj Bajpayee doesn’t base his career on any award

Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee doesn’t base his career on any award
Manoj Bajpayee was being touted as one of the contenders...

Emmanuel Macron takes office as French president

Emmanuel Macron takes office as French president

Paris: Emmanuel Macron takes office as French president
Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest ever president today, taking...

SW Monsoon arrives in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

SW Monsoon arrives in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

New Delhi: SW Monsoon arrives in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
The Southwest Monsoon has covered the Nicobar Islands and the...

Pak's intransigence on harbouring terror a serious challenge: Gadkari

Pak's intransigence on harbouring terror a serious challenge: Gadkari

London: Pak's intransigence on harbouring terror a serious challenge: Gadkari
Pakistan's intransigence over harbouring terror outfits and funding extremists in...

Indira Gandhi most acceptable prime minister till today: Prez

Indira Gandhi most acceptable prime minister till today: Prez

New Delhi: Indira Gandhi most acceptable prime minister till today: Prez
Describing Indira Gandhi as the "most acceptable" prime minister of...

India’s IPR policy a good first step, needs to address gaps, says US industry

India’s IPR policy a good first step, needs to address gaps, says US industry

Washington: India’s IPR policy a good first step, needs to address gaps, says US industry
India’s national intellectual property regime (IPR) policy announced a year...

‘MANGALYAAN’ success awed the world: Former ISRO Chief Dr. Radhakrishnan

‘MANGALYAAN’ success awed the world: Former ISRO Chief Dr. Radhakrishnan

Bhubaneswar: ‘MANGALYAAN’ success awed the world: Former ISRO Chief Dr. Radhakrishnan
India, after becoming the first Asian country to orbit...

DoFARD Secretary suggests temporary berthing site at Gopalpur fishing harbour

DoFARD Secretary suggests temporary berthing site at Gopalpur fishing harbour

Bhubaneswar: DoFARD Secretary suggests temporary berthing site at Gopalpur fishing harbour
Even as the State Government is planning a new modern...

Senior BJD leaders endorse Naveen’s action against Jay Panda

Senior BJD leaders endorse Naveen’s action against Jay Panda

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leaders endorse Naveen’s action against Jay Panda
A day after BJD supremo removed Baijayant Panda, popularly...

Babuli Panda discharged from hospital, handed over to Koraput police

Babuli Panda discharged from hospital, handed over to Koraput police

Cuttack: Babuli Panda discharged from hospital, handed over to Koraput police
Babuli Panda, the grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Panda...

Human resource drives business excellence: Nalco CMD

Human resource drives business excellence: Nalco CMD

Bhubaneswar: Human resource drives business excellence: Nalco CMD
“Employees are gift of legacy and they need to be...

BJP demands removal of scam tainted Pitroda from cabinet post

BJP demands removal of scam tainted Pitroda from cabinet post

Bhubaneswar: BJP demands removal of scam tainted Pitroda from cabinet post
A day after Delhi High Court ordered Income Tax scrutiny...

Student Congress Odisha Unit chief attempts to enter CM’s house, detained

Student Congress Odisha Unit chief attempts to enter CM’s house, detained

Bhubaneswar: Student Congress Odisha Unit chief attempts to enter CM’s house, detained
President of the state unit of Student Congress Itish Pradhan...

Three killed, two injured in Ganjam district

Three killed, two injured in Ganjam district

Berhampur: Three killed, two injured in Ganjam district
Three persons were killed and two others critically injured when...

Naveen removes Jay Panda from BJD’s Parliamentary party spokesperson post

Naveen removes Jay Panda from BJD’s Parliamentary party spokesperson post

Bhubaneswar: Naveen removes Jay Panda from BJD’s Parliamentary party spokesperson post
Apparently annoyed over his series of tweets over party matters...

Amar Satpathy appointed as Govt. Chief Whip

Amar Satpathy appointed as Govt. Chief Whip

Bhubaneswar: Amar Satpathy appointed as Govt. Chief Whip
In a bid to pacify the growing resentment in the...

CHSE Plus II science results 2017 declared, girls outshine boys

CHSE Plus II science results 2017 declared, girls outshine boys

Bhubaneswar: CHSE Plus II science results 2017 declared, girls outshine boys
Girls outshone boys in the Plus II Science examination of...

FMTTI to come up in State soon

FMTTI to come up in State soon

Bhubaneswar: FMTTI to come up in State soon
Odisha is all set to have a Central Farm Machinery...

First riverine project of State over Mahanadi stares at uncertainty

First riverine project of State over Mahanadi stares at uncertainty

Bhubaneswar: First riverine project of State over Mahanadi stares at uncertainty
The ambitious first riverine port project of the State over...

Govt fast tracks ground level identification of small chit fund depositors

Govt fast tracks ground level identification of small chit fund depositors

Bhubaneswar: Govt fast tracks ground level identification of small chit fund depositors
In a step towards protection of the interest of small...

JSPL to commission 6 mtpa steel plant in Angul by May end

JSPL to commission 6 mtpa steel plant in Angul by May end

Bhubaneswar: JSPL to commission 6 mtpa steel plant in Angul by May end
Jindal Steel and Power Plant's (JSPL) six million tonne per...

Chitfund case: Nabadiganta CMD awarded three-year jail term

Chitfund case: Nabadiganta CMD awarded three-year jail term

Bhubaneswar: Chitfund case: Nabadiganta CMD awarded three-year jail term
A local court in the State capital today awarded three-year...

Air Odisha in soup as court bars it from operating flights

Air Odisha in soup as court bars it from operating flights

Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha in soup as court bars it from operating flights
A local court here today barred budget carrier Air Odisha...

Tata Steel's Joda East Iron Mine gets award

Tata Steel's Joda East Iron Mine gets award

Bhubaneswar: Tata Steel's Joda East Iron Mine gets award
Tata Steel's Joda East Iron Mine bagged the "NALCO Utkal...

Niranjan for tabling Kalinga Nagar panel report in Assembly

Niranjan for tabling Kalinga Nagar panel report in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Niranjan for tabling Kalinga Nagar panel report in Assembly
Senior Congress Leader Niranjan Patnaik has rejected the Cabinet decision...

Apollo Hospital doctors extract live fish from man’s throat

Apollo Hospital doctors extract live fish from man’s throat

Bhubaneswar: Apollo Hospital doctors extract live fish from man’s throat
Doctors at Apollo Hospital successfully extracted a live fish from...

CM felicitates Odia Nat’l film awardee

CM felicitates Odia Nat’l film awardee

Bhubaneswar: CM felicitates Odia Nat’l film awardee
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated National Film awardee and...

Around 28 projects approved in State under Awas Yojana

Around 28 projects approved in State under Awas Yojana

BHUBANESWAR: Around 28 projects approved in State under Awas Yojana
As many as 28 projects in as many municipality areas...

Bandh in Baripada to press for medical college and hospital

Bandh in Baripada to press for medical college and hospital

Baripada: Bandh in Baripada to press for medical college and hospital
Normal life was paralysed in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district today in...

MCI team to visit Baripada Medical college soon: Pradhan

MCI team to visit Baripada Medical college soon: Pradhan

BHUBANESWAR: MCI team to visit Baripada Medical college soon: Pradhan
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today assured that a team...

State urges Centre to fund proposed Rs 1,600 cr 600 MW Pump Storage Project

State urges Centre to fund proposed Rs 1,600 cr 600 MW Pump Storage Project

BHUBANESWAR: State urges Centre to fund proposed Rs 1,600 cr 600 MW Pump Storage Project
The State government has urged the Centre to fund the...

Ground breaking ceremony for 15 industrial projects likely in 4 months

Ground breaking ceremony for 15 industrial projects likely in 4 months

BHUBANESWAR: Ground breaking ceremony for 15 industrial projects likely in 4 months
State Industries minister Niranjan Pujari today expressed optimism that ground...

State Cabinet approves GST, gives nod to Odisha Value Added Tax Act amendment

State Cabinet approves GST, gives nod to Odisha Value Added Tax Act amendment

BHUBANESWAR: State Cabinet approves GST, gives nod to Odisha Value Added Tax Act amendment
The State government today approved a proposal to enact new...

All thirty districts can't be represented in ministry: CM

All thirty districts can't be represented in ministry: CM

BHUBANESWAR: All thirty districts can't be represented in ministry: CM
Amid growing resentment in his party BJD over non-representation of...

Ground breaking ceremony for 15 industrial projects in State in next 4 months

Ground breaking ceremony for 15 industrial projects in State in next 4 months

Bhubaneswar: Ground breaking ceremony for 15 industrial projects in State in next 4 months
Industries minister Niranjan Pujari today expressed optimism that ground breaking...

BJD names Pratap Deb, Pradip Amat as party candidates for RS poll, Speaker

BJD names Pratap Deb, Pradip Amat as party candidates for RS poll, Speaker

Bhubaneswar: BJD names Pratap Deb, Pradip Amat as party candidates for RS poll, Speaker
Ending all speculations, the ruling Biju Janata Dal today...

Pakistan rakes up Kashmir issue at OIC meeting with UN Chief

Pakistan rakes up Kashmir issue at OIC meeting with UN Chief

United Nations: Pakistan rakes up Kashmir issue at OIC meeting with UN Chief
Pakistan has raised the issue of Kashmir with UN Secretary...

International Court of Justice stays Kulbhushan’s execution

International Court of Justice stays Kulbhushan’s execution

New Delhi: International Court of Justice stays Kulbhushan’s execution
The International Court of Justice today stayed the execution of...

State includes seven crops under PMFBY insurance for Kharif 2017

State includes seven crops under PMFBY insurance for Kharif 2017

Bhubaneswar: State includes seven crops under PMFBY insurance for Kharif 2017
The claim ratio under Pradhan Mantri Phasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)...

Centre for ULBs improving income, services for availing Performance Grant

Centre for ULBs improving income, services for availing Performance Grant

Bhubaneswar: Centre for ULBs improving income, services for availing Performance Grant
The Urban Local Bodies will henceforth not be eligible for...

Health Minister visits Capital Hospital, finds doctors absent

Health Minister visits Capital Hospital, finds doctors absent

Bhubaneswar: Health Minister visits Capital Hospital, finds doctors absent
Couple of days after appointed as the State Health Minister...

Slums targeted to be made ODF as part of BSCL initiative

Slums targeted to be made ODF as part of BSCL initiative

Bhubaneswar: Slums targeted to be made ODF as part of BSCL initiative
Under the Bhubaneswar Town Centre District (BTCD) area of the...

Over 40 pc LPG coverage in State in 2017: IOCL

Over 40 pc LPG coverage in State in 2017: IOCL

Bhubaneswar: Over 40 pc LPG coverage in State in 2017: IOCL
LPG coverage in Odisha has increased from 20 per cent...

Speculations rife on Niranjan taking over as PCC chief

Speculations rife on Niranjan taking over as PCC chief

Bhubaneswar: Speculations rife on Niranjan taking over as PCC chief
Even as State Congress leaders are back after attending a...

Das panel forms committee to look into condition of temple kitchen

Das panel forms committee to look into condition of temple kitchen

Cuttack: Das panel forms committee to look into condition of temple kitchen
Justice B P Das Commission of Inquiry set up to...

Odisha Assembly Speaker election to be held on May 16

Odisha Assembly Speaker election to be held on May 16

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly Speaker election to be held on May 16
Odisha Governor S C Jamir today fixed May 16 as...

State Level Convergence Cell for effective utilization of financial, human resources: CS

State Level Convergence Cell for effective utilization of financial, human resources: CS

Bhubaneswar: State Level Convergence Cell for effective utilization of financial, human resources: CS
The State government has initiated steps for setting up a...

State govt to engage retired teachers in primary schools

State govt to engage retired teachers in primary schools

Bhubaneswar: State govt to engage retired teachers in primary schools
Even as unemployed B Ed and CT passouts have been...

Not keen on CM’s post: Jual Oram

Not keen on CM’s post: Jual Oram

Rourkela: Not keen on CM’s post: Jual Oram
Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Jual Oram today said he...

KISS-Bhartia Residential School to open at Puri

KISS-Bhartia Residential School to open at Puri

Bhubaneswar: KISS-Bhartia Residential School to open at Puri
The KISS-Bhartia Residential School will be opened at Puri with...

Three sick co-op sugar mills to be revived soon: Patro

Three sick co-op sugar mills to be revived soon: Patro

Bhubaneswar: Three sick co-op sugar mills to be revived soon: Patro
Co-operation Minister Surya Narayan Patro today said the three sick...

State govt brushing up reform mechanism to make doing biz easier: Chief Secy

State govt brushing up reform mechanism to make doing biz easier: Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: State govt brushing up reform mechanism to make doing biz easier: Chief Secy
The State government is further brushing up its reform mechanism...

Odisha seeks coal blocks for OPGC at first NITI Aayog meet

Odisha seeks coal blocks for OPGC at first NITI Aayog meet

Bhubaneswar: Odisha seeks coal blocks for OPGC at first NITI Aayog meet
The Odisha government pressed for allotment of coal blocks for...

Baijayant defies Naveen’s diktat, airs party views on Twitter

Baijayant defies Naveen’s diktat, airs party views on Twitter

Bhubaneswar: Baijayant defies Naveen’s diktat, airs party views on Twitter
Defying his party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s diktat...

All tubewells in State to be repaired in 15 days: Maharathy

All tubewells in State to be repaired in 15 days: Maharathy

Bhubaneswar: All tubewells in State to be repaired in 15 days: Maharathy
Panchayatiraj Minister Pradeep Maharathy today said that all the defective...

Jena prioritizes appointment of docs, establishment of new medical colleges

Jena prioritizes appointment of docs, establishment of new medical colleges

Bhubaneswar: Jena prioritizes appointment of docs, establishment of new medical colleges
Newly appointed Minister of Health and Family Welfare Pratap Jena...

Elephant counting exercise begins in State

Elephant counting exercise begins in State

Bhubaneswar: Elephant counting exercise begins in State
An elephant counting exercise began today in Similipal, Kuldiha...

State Cabinet to meet on May 11 to approve GST implementation

State Cabinet to meet on May 11 to approve GST implementation

Bhubaneswar: State Cabinet to meet on May 11 to approve GST implementation
The State Cabinet will meet on May 11 to approve...

Skill Development Institute to be upgraded as world class facility

Skill Development Institute to be upgraded as world class facility

Bhubaneswar: Skill Development Institute to be upgraded as world class facility
The Skill Development Institute in the State capital would soon...

Major mineral mines in State to get ‘star status’ soon

Major mineral mines in State to get ‘star status’ soon

Bhubaneswar: Major mineral mines in State to get ‘star status’ soon
All major mineral mines will soon be given ‘star status’...

Iffco inks pact with Koraput RMC to open e-bazaar

Iffco inks pact with Koraput RMC to open e-bazaar

Koraput: Iffco inks pact with Koraput RMC to open e-bazaar
The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (Iffco) has signed a...

Former BJD MP Jayram Pangi joins BJP

Former BJD MP Jayram Pangi joins BJP

Bhubaneswar: Former BJD MP Jayram Pangi joins BJP
A day after BJD leader Amar Nayak joined the BJP...

Several controversial leaders made ministers: BJP

Several controversial leaders made ministers: BJP

Bhubaneswar: Several controversial leaders made ministers: BJP
The State BJP today criticized the cabinet reshuffle effected by...

Dharmendra seeks ADSJ court in Jajpur Road

Dharmendra seeks ADSJ court in Jajpur Road

Bhubaneswar: Dharmendra seeks ADSJ court in Jajpur Road
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Petroleum and Natural...

CM seeks two more CAPF battalions to counter Naxal threat

CM seeks two more CAPF battalions to counter Naxal threat

Bhubaneswar: CM seeks two more CAPF battalions to counter Naxal threat
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought two more battalions of...

BDA starts translocation of trees as part of green initiative

BDA starts translocation of trees as part of green initiative

Bhubaneswar: BDA starts translocation of trees as part of green initiative
As global warming and climate change has become the burning...

Seashore CMD granted bail by HC

Seashore CMD granted bail by HC

Cuttack: Seashore CMD granted bail by HC
Orissa High Court today granted bail to the Chairman and...

Centre seeks land, facilities for setting up four KVs in State

Centre seeks land, facilities for setting up four KVs in State

Bhubaneswar: Centre seeks land, facilities for setting up four KVs in State
The Centre has asked the State government to immediately transfer...

As human beings, we all have role to play in helping others: Governor

As human beings, we all have role to play in helping others: Governor

Bhubaneswar: As human beings, we all have role to play in helping others: Governor
As human beings, we all have a role to...

Amway hosts workshop on health, lifestyle for BPSPA

Amway hosts workshop on health, lifestyle for BPSPA

Bhubaneswar: Amway hosts workshop on health, lifestyle for BPSPA
Amway India organized a workshop on health and wellness for...

Nomination for RS seat begins with EC notification

Nomination for RS seat begins with EC notification

Bhubaneswar: Nomination for RS seat begins with EC notification
The Election Commission today issued notification for the nomination for...

CM hails Bhubaneswar as sought-after int’l sports event destination

CM hails Bhubaneswar as sought-after int’l sports event destination

Bhubaneswar: CM hails Bhubaneswar as sought-after int’l sports event destination
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today hailed Bhubaneswar as a sought-after...

18 districts go unrepresented in Naveen's new ministry

18 districts go unrepresented in Naveen's new ministry

Bhubaneswar: 18 districts go unrepresented in Naveen's new ministry
Eighteen of the 30 districts of Odisha remain unrepresented in...

Naveen allocates portfolios to ministers

Naveen allocates portfolios to ministers

Bhubaneswar: Naveen allocates portfolios to ministers
As many as twelve ministers took oath of office and...

Naveen appoints senior leaders as party observers

Naveen appoints senior leaders as party observers

Bhubaneswar: Naveen appoints senior leaders as party observers
BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, before reshuffling...

Centre agrees for State’s need for more ports

Centre agrees for State’s need for more ports

Bhubaneswar: Centre agrees for State’s need for more ports
The Ministry of Defence has agreed to State government’s request...

Seven ministers resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle

Seven ministers resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle

Bhubaneswar: Seven ministers resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle
A day after Niranjan Pujari resigned as State Assembly Speaker...

Odisha gets special recognition at TiECon-2017 in US

Odisha gets special recognition at TiECon-2017 in US

Bhubaneswar: Odisha gets special recognition at TiECon-2017 in US
Odisha has got a special recognition for efforts of Chief...

19-year-old student commits suicide

19-year-old student commits suicide

Kendrapara: 19-year-old student commits suicide
A 19-year-old student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in...

Woman Maoist surrenders before Rayagada police

Woman Maoist surrenders before Rayagada police

Rayagada: Woman Maoist surrenders before Rayagada police
A woman Maoist cadre, carrying Rs 1 lakh bounty...

300 girl students taken ill due to chemical leakage in Delhi

300 girl students taken ill due to chemical leakage in Delhi

New Delhi: 300 girl students taken ill due to chemical leakage in Delhi
Over 300 girl students were hospitalised on Saturday after toxic...

Three Indian-origin scientists elected fellows of UK Royal Society

Three Indian-origin scientists elected fellows of UK Royal Society

London: Three Indian-origin scientists elected fellows of UK Royal Society
Three Indian-origin scientists have been elected fellows of the Royal...

You will never be forgotten, Nirbhaya: Priyanka Chopra

You will never be forgotten, Nirbhaya: Priyanka Chopra

Mumbai: You will never be forgotten, Nirbhaya: Priyanka Chopra
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has penned an emotional note in...

Speaker Niranjan Pujari resigns ahead of ministry reshuffle

Speaker Niranjan Pujari resigns ahead of ministry reshuffle

Bhubaneswar: Speaker Niranjan Pujari resigns ahead of ministry reshuffle
Speaker Niranjan Pujari today resigned from the post ahead of...

Working Group meeting on IOCL refinery VAT row remains inconclusive

Working Group meeting on IOCL refinery VAT row remains inconclusive

Bhubaneswar: Working Group meeting on IOCL refinery VAT row remains inconclusive
The Core group meeting to resolve the VAT deferment row...

Naveen differs from Baijayant on conspiracy in BJD

Naveen differs from Baijayant on conspiracy in BJD

Bhubaneswar: Naveen differs from Baijayant on conspiracy in BJD
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today refused to accept the argument...

Open Air Gyms at 15 BDA parks in Capital City

Open Air Gyms at 15 BDA parks in Capital City

Bhubaneswar: Open Air Gyms at 15 BDA parks in Capital City
Continuing its efforts to provide better health and lifestyle practices...

Plus-II Science Exam results on May 12

Plus-II Science Exam results on May 12

Bhubaneswar: Plus-II Science Exam results on May 12
Results of Annual Plus-II Science Examinations-2017 conducted by Council of...

LPG connections under PMUY surpasses 1.5 cr target: Pradhan

LPG connections under PMUY surpasses 1.5 cr target: Pradhan

New Delhi: LPG connections under PMUY surpasses 1.5 cr target: Pradhan
Petroleum and Natural gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today claimed that...

State government to bear transportation cost of students in remote areas

State government to bear transportation cost of students in remote areas

Bhubaneswar: State government to bear transportation cost of students in remote areas
The State government has decided to provide transportation cost to...

Govt hikes pension of freedom fighters

Govt hikes pension of freedom fighters

Bhubaneswar: Govt hikes pension of freedom fighters
State government today decided to enhance the state pension for...

Heat intensifies in State, Bolangir hottest with 45.5 degree C

Heat intensifies in State, Bolangir hottest with 45.5 degree C

Bhubaneswar: Heat intensifies in State, Bolangir hottest with 45.5 degree C
Blistering heat intensified in most parts of Odisha today with...

Sensex down 267 points on oil worryline

Sensex down 267 points on oil worryline

Mumbai: Sensex down 267 points on oil worryline
Equities today sank the most in six weeks as the...

Editorial

Précis 2017
From asking his party men to ‘live a simple life and serve the people’ to taunting the BJP for its ‘crocodile tears’, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has not only become politically invincible, he seems to be so in the coming years too.

National

* India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

International

* Support for terrorism to be stopped: India at UN

Business

* Dalmia DSP launches new TV campaign

Entertainment

* Sudhir Mishra's 'Daasdev' set to arrive on February 16

Interview

* “Nalco to invest Rs 35,000 cr in Odisha, good governance key to company’s success”

Leisure

* Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet from Jan 11
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