Eight killed, two injured in a massive truck-auto collision in Odisha

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Odisha: At least eight people were killed and two were seriously injured after a truck collided with an auto-rickshaw at Chandol near Jagatsinghpur’s Machhagaon on Saturday. ALSO READ: Enthralling places to visit in Oman this summer vacation The injured have been admitted to the nearby hospital for treatment.A police investigation of the accident has started. More […]

Odisha: Naxal couple with Rs. nine lakh bounty surrenders

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Malkangiri (Odisha): A Naxal couple with a bounty of Rs. nine lakh on their heads surrendered before the Malkangiri Superintendent of Police (SP) here. The couple have  cases of murder, attempt to murder, exchange of fire and creating hindrance at the time of polling registered against them. The duo for the past 15 years was […]

Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully test fired

Friday, June 02, 2017

India has successfully test fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II ballistic missile from the Indian Army’s Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha on Friday. The Prithvi-II missile is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1000 kg warheads. The missile was inducted into the Indian armed forces in 2003 and was developed under DRDO’s Integrated Guided […]

₹ 4.30 lakh looted at gunpoint in Odisha

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Kendrapara: Unidentified criminals looted Rs 4.30 lakh cash at gunpoint from a trader on the Paradip-Daitary expressway near here, police said today. Businessman Sadanand Swain had drawn the cash from a nationalised bank and was on way to his house in Marshaghai when two motor-cycle-borne men waylaid him at gun point and snatched the bag containing […]

‘Orange alert’ issued as heat wave intensifies in Odisha

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Bhubaneswar: Predicting further intensification of heat wave conditions in the state, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMT) on Tuesday issued orange alert, a warning for severe heat wave, across Odisha for next few days. As the temperature rose beyond 45 degrees in five towns and 40 degrees in other 16 places yesterday, the Bhubaneswar met office […]

BJD moves motion of notice for election of Assembly Speaker

Monday, May 15, 2017

Bhubaneswar: Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ON Monday moved a motion of notice for the election to the post of Speaker of the Odisha Legislative Assembly. The motion of notice was moved before the Assembly Secretary A K Sarangi. The BJD named former minister Pradip Kumar Amat as its candidate for the Speaker’s post. Chief Minister […]

Three killed, two injured in Ganjam district

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Berhampur: Three persons were killed and two others critically injured when lightning struck them at Bhatakhali hill in Ganjam district. The mishap took place while the victims were returning from work at a stone quarry last evening, police said. The deceased were identified as Narayan Sahu (35) of Subalaya, Sushant Sahu (42) of Kaniara and […]

CHSE plus II science results 2017 declared, girls outshine boys

Friday, May 12, 2017

Bhubaneswar: Girls outshone boys in the Plus II Science examination of Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), the results of which were declared today. A total of 90,643 students appeared for the science stream exam. The Mass Education minister Badri Naryan Patra announced the results and said that 81.11 per cent students have cleared the […]

Baahubali takes birth at Zoo in Odisha

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Baahubali is now a global phenomenon. Everybody is obsessed about this record-breaking blockbuster. From soap brands to cars, everybody is syncing their tune with this larger than life budget movie. ALSO READ: Odiya society demands Bharat Ratna for Biju Patnaik Odisha did not stay behind following this trend when it comes to Baahubali enthusiasm. The […]

Odiya society demands Bharat Ratna for Biju Patnaik

Monday, May 08, 2017

Mumbai [India] May 8: Recalling the invaluable services of adventurous pilot, freedom fighter and former Orissa chief minister Biju Patnaik, the who’s who of Odiya society here have appealed to the government to confer the Bharat Ratna on him posthumously. Mumbai-based social worker Bibhuti Rath read out the one point resolution to confer the Bharat […]

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