Odisha

Odisha: School Teacher Found Dead Behind Temple

Rayagada: In a shocking incident, school teacher was found dead behind a temple here in the district today. The deceased was identified as Sujit Pradhan, a primary school teacher. The body of teacher was spotted by the locals behind Amalabhatta temple under Ambadola police limits in the morning. His family members rushed to the site […]

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Five More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: A day after closing 10 gates of Hirakud dam, the authorities have closed five more gates today. Five are still open but they too will be closed at any moment. As many areas in Puri and Kendrapara are water-logged, people have been shifted to relief camps and are being provided cooked food. 40 people […]


NIT Rourkela Professor, Wife Found Dead Inside House, Note Recovered

Rourkela: In a tragic incident, a Professor of NIT Rourkela and his wife were found dead inside their residential quarters in the premises of the renowned institute on Saturday morning. The deceased have been identified as R. Jayabalan (38), an assistant professor in the Life Sciences Department and his wife Malavi Kesavan. They had tied […]


Thundershower To Lash 8 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional meteorological centre issued thundershower warning for as many as eight districts for today. Moderate thundershower and lightning with one or two spells of light to moderate rainfall likely to occur over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Keonjhar, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur and Cuttack. Such weather condition is likely to prevail between 10.30 […]


Boudh Distillery Contributes Towards Mass Education

Boudh: In an initiative to encourage and inculcate the zeal for learning among children, Boudh Distillery Pvt. Ltd (BDPL), the first ever large scale industry of Boudh, on the occasion of Independence Day distributed school bags among children of 8 schools under Harabhanga block on Thursday as part of it’s CSR activity. Company officials gave […]


Sahitya Akademi To Make Available Award Informations Online

Bhubaneswar: Sahitya Akademi, the highest literary body of lndia, gives the prestigious Annual Sahitya Akademi Awards to outstanding books and authors in various languages. Rule 6 of the Annual Sahitya Akademi Award Rules mandates: “The names of Jury members and the shortlisted books in the final stage shall be made public simultaneously with the announcement […]


Thundershower, Lightning To Lash 16 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional Meteorological centre today issued intense rainfall for as many 16 as Odisha districts. Moderate thundershower and lightning with one or two spells of intense rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Cuttack, Jajpur, Nayagarh, Khurda, Ganjam, Gajapati, Angul, Kandhamal and moderate thundershower […]


Awareness Programmes For Prevention Of Child Marriage

Bhubaneswar: The department of Women & Child Development and Mission Shakti has been laying a lot of emphasis on preventing Child Marriage and various steps are being taken as part of the strategy. As a part of this the district administration of Subarnapur has taken up a great step to end child marriage in the […]


NALCO CMD Unfurls National Flag At On 73rd Independence Day

Bhubaneswar: Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO unfurled the national flag on the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day Celebration at NALCO’s Mines and Refinery Complex at Damanjodi. Apart from addressing the employees and large number of people from the peripheral villages, Dr. Chand also gave away awards to security personnel, teachers and meritorious students.