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68 gamblers arrested in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 | The Odisha police busted 14 gambling dens and arrested 68 gamblers in Ganjam district, an official said on Saturday.A total...

Campaign gains momentum for bypolls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 | The campaign for the bypolls to Balasore and Tirtol Assembly constituencies in Odisha has gained momentum with three major political...

Odisha starts preparation of database for Covid-19 vaccination

Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 | The Odisha government on Friday initiated the process for the preparation of a database of healthcare workers and Anganwadi workers...

1,793 new corona cases in Odisha, death toll crosses 1,200-mark

Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 | Even as coronavirus cases in Odhisha continued to show a declining trend, the state's death toll surpassed the 1,200-mark when...

Heavy rainfall forecast in Odisha, districts put on alert

Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 | The Odisha government on Thursday said it has alerted all district Collectors to remain alert as several parts of the...

Hyderabad floods: Odisha govt makes Rs 5 cr donation

Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced to contribute Rs 5 crore for relief efforts in flood-hit Hyderabad and...

Odisha forms task force to reduce man-animal conflict

Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 | The Odisha government has constituted a state-level task force to prepare a master plan for the next three years for...

Odisha witnesses declining trend in Covid cases

Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 | The Covid-19 positive cases continue to show a declining trend in Odisha as the state recorded 1,904 fresh cases in...

Maoist explosive dump unearthed in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 | A joint team of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Odisha Police's District Voluntary Force (DVF) personnel unearthed a...

Odisha CM launches portal for electricity consumer service

Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched the 'Mo Bidyut' portal and mobile app for electricity consumer service through...

Odisha’s motor vehicle revenue picks up 31%

Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 | The Odisha government has collected Rs 117 crore motor vehicle revenue in the month of September registering 31 percent growth...

Two arrested for raping minor girl for 22 days in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 | The Odisha Police have arrested two persons in the alleged gang rape of a 15-year-old girl in Cuttack, said an...

Private bus fined Rs 5.82L in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 | The Odisha Transport Department has imposed a fine of Rs 5.82 lakh on a private bus for plying without permit,...

Odisha CM’s scheme for drinking water direct from the tap

Bhubaneswar, Oct 13 | Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday virtually launched the 'Sujal- Drink from Tap Mission', a first-of-its-kind initiative to supply...

Over 1,054 quintals of cannabis seized in Odisha this year: DGP

Bhubaneswar, Oct 13 | Over 1,054 quintals of 'ganja' or cannabis has been seized in Odisha by various state agencies between January 1 and...

Congress announces candidates for bypolls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 | The Congress on Monday announced its candidates for bye-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly constituencies in Odisha.Mamata Kundu has...

BJD declares candidates for bypolls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 | The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Monday declared its party candidates for the by-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly...

Odisha tells Collectors to remain alert for heavy downpour

Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 | The Odisha government on Sunday issued an advisory to all District Collectors, asking them to remain alert for any eventuality...

Pradhan seeks to repeal Odisha Universities (Amendment) Bill 2020

Bhubaneswar, Oct 10 | Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan once again on Saturday requested the Centre to repeal the Odisha Universities (Amendment) Bill 2020,...

Odisha’s Covid toll crosses 1,000-mark

Bhubaneswar, Oct 10 | The Covid-19 toll breached the 1,000-mark in Odisha after 15 more corona patients died of the virus in the last...

Midfielder Cole Alexander signs two-year deal with Odisha FC

Bhubaneswar, Oct 10 | Odisha FC on Saturday announced that they have signed South African midfielder Cole Alexander on a two-year deal ahead of...

Odisha govt approves investment projects worth Rs 1,851 cr

Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 | The Odisha government on Friday approved five industrial projects to the tune of Rs 1851.96 crore in the metal and...

Odisha CM launches industrial projects worth over Rs 8,790cr

Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched 12 industrial projects worth a combined investment of over Rs 8,790 crore.He...

Odisha govt initiates process for reopening of major temples

Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 | The Odisha government on Thursday asked major temple administrations of the state under endowment to prepare a plan of action...

96-year-old freedom fighter defeats Covid in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 | A 96-year-old freedom fighter has defeated Covid-19 in Odisha. Loknath Nayak, who was under treatment at the SUM Covid Hospital...

Odisha reports 2,995 new Covid cases

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 | Odisha has reported as many as 2,995 new Covid-19 cases and 18 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the...

Odisha reports 2,673 more corona cases, 16 deaths

Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 | Odisha reported 2,673 more coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total tally to 2,38,003 and active...

Youth loots banks taking cue from Youtube, repays loan in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 | Odisha Police have arrested a 25-year-old man, who robbed two banks of Rs 12 lakh in Bhubaneswar last month after...

Odisha to start Fevipiravir therapy for Covid patients in home isolation

Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 | The Odisha government has decided to start Fevipiravir therapy for Covid-19 patients in home isolation, an official said on Monday.This...

Covid-19: Odisha crosses 2 lakh recoveries

Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 | The number of recovered COVID-19 patients crossed 2 lakh in Odisha after 4,108 patients recuperated from the disease, said the...

Religious places, cinema halls to remain closed in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 | The Odisha government on Thursday said places of worship, cinema halls and entertainment complexes will remain closed till October 31...

Covid-19: Odisha govt caps entry of visitors to zoos

Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 | The Odisha government on Wednesday issued guidelines for reopening of zoos and deer parks as it limited the daily entry...

Deputy Collector held for torturing wife in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 | A Deputy Collector posted in Odisha's Boudh district has been arrested for allegedly torturing his wife, police said on Tuesday.Jharsuguda...

15 MLAs test Covid positive in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 | At least 15 MLAs including Deputy Speaker Rajanikant Singh and three ministers have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the...

Odisha govt aims to convert slums into ideal colonies

Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced that all the slums across the state will be converted into...

Odisha records all-time high Covid-19 cases

Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 | Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 4,356 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total...

Odisha discourages Covid-19 test after death

Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 | The Odisha government has directed hospitals not to conduct Covid-19 test of deceased patients, said an official on Wednesday.Covid-19 test...

Mandatory help desks at Odisha Covid hospitals on patients’ condition

Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 | The Odisha government on Tuesday made it mandatory for all hospitals treating Covid-19 patients to have help desks to inform...

Tata Steel Mining starts operations at Sukinda chromite mine in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 | Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML) on Monday commenced operations at its Sukinda chromite mine in Odisha.The groundbreaking ceremony to kickstart...

Fire breaks out at Covid hospital in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 | A fire broke out at the dedicated Sadguru Covid Hospital at Jagatpur in Odisha's Cuttack on Monday, said a fire...

Odisha records highest 1-day spike of 4,330 Covid cases

Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 | Odisha has reported 4,330 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike so far taking the...

ISL: We’ve to be at our best this season, says Odisha...

Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 | Odisha FC Head Coach Stuart Baxter has said that the team needs to be on its toes and disciplined this...

Odisha govt to develop technical institutions into centres of excellence

Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 | The Odisha government has initiated the process for developing technical institutions like ITIs and polytechnics into centres of excellence (CoE)...

No ban on referral of Covid patients to twin cities: Odisha...

Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 | The Odisha government on Wednesday clarified that there is no ban on referral of Covid patients to Bhubaneswar and Cuttack...

Dharmendra opposes amendment to Odisha Universities Act

Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 | Union Petroleum Minister on Tuesday opposed the Odisha Universities Amendment Ordinance 2020 and sought intervention of Union Education Minister Ramesh...

Monsoon session of Odisha Assembly to begin on Sep 29

Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 | The monsoon session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly is scheduled to begin from September 29 with strict adherence to COVID-19...

Odisha Minister tests corona positive, 7th such case in state

Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 | Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said on Monday that he and his wife had tested coronavirus...

Pradhan urges Odisha CM to implement NDHM, Ayushman Bharat

Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 | Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan reiterated his request to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to implement Ayushman Bharat Yojana and...

ISL: Odisha FC ropes in Aussie defender Jacob Tratt

Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 | Odisha FC on Friday announced that the club has secured the services of Australian centre-back Jacob Tratt ahead of the...

Business

Apple’s earnings in China drop 29% owing to iPhone delay

San Francisco, Oct 30 | Apple saw its earnings in China down to $7.9 billion in the September quarter -- a drop of 28.9...