Odisha

Disaster Preparedness Day Observed

Bhubaneswar: The Disaster Preparedness Day and the National Day for Disaster Reduction is being observed on October 29th every year to commemorate the destruction brought by the Super Cyclone 1999 and to prepare ourselves for future disasters. The theme of the Disaster Preparedness Day, 2018 was ‘ Social Media and Disaster Response’ and the event was […]


Sundari to Come Nandankanan: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has decided to shift Sundari from Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary to Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, said Forest and Environment Minister Bijayshree Routray. Efforts are on to capture the elusive tigress that had killed two persons in the sanctuary. Routray spoke to media-persons that the Bengal tigress will be kept inside the enclosure after it […]


BCAC Bikes and HIkes to Barunei Hilltop

Bhubaneswar: Whenever there is an adventure event in Bhubaneswar Cycling and Adventure Club (BCAC), it ought to be full of fun, enjoyment and limitless entertainment along with the obvious adventure. This Sunday was not an exception. BCAC have planned to offer another taste to the cycling enthusiasts in terms of hiking in the famous Barunei Hills […]


Fire Breaks Out at Hi-Tech Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Fire broke out in Hi-Tech Medical College & Hospital here today morning. However, a major mishap was averted due to prompt response from the Fire Services personnel. No causalities have been reported yet. According to source, smoke started emanating from a classroom of the Physiotherapy department on the second flood of the Hospital early in […]


BJP to Waive off Agri-Loan in Odisha if Comes to Power: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Union petroleum minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan announced that all agriculture loans would be waived in Odisha if his party gets voted in the state in 2019 Assembly polls. Yesterday Pradhan was speaking at a party meeting in Basudebpur Constituency in Bhadrak district. Addressing the public Dharmendra Pradhan said, The BJD government in Odisha has failed […]


Bhubaneswar-Guwahati Daily Direct Flight Starts Operation

Bhubaneswar: Direct air connectivity from northeast region to other parts of the country got a major push with three new destinations from yesterday. They are Bhubaneswar in Odisha, Pakyong in Sikkim and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Now travelers can enjoy direct flights from Guwahati to Bhubaneswar and other two destinations. Indigo’s flight (6E-726) leaves Bhubaneswar at 6.30am […]



Odisha Govt Shows Undue Favours to Vedanta: Dama

Bhubaneswar: Former Minister and senior leader Damodar Rout accused Odisha Government of showing undue favours to Vedanta Limited. Bauxite is being provided to Vedanta at much lower price than the actual rate fixed by the Union Government, alleged Dama. Damodar Rout said, Odisha government has allowed the owner of Vedanta, Anil Agarwal to plunder natural resources by taking […]


Abhijit Iyer Produced in Konark Court

Konark: Journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was produced before the Konark Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court today after completion of his two-day remand. He was arrested by Bhubaneswar Commssionerate Police on October 23 for his alleged derogatory remarks against Sun Temple and Odisha culture, the JMFC court had rejected Iyer’s bail plea and sent him to judicial custody for […]


Chit Fund Heroes Run Odisha Govt: Dharmendra

Bhadrak: Union minister and senior BJP leader Dharmedra Pradhan embarked on a mega roadshow in Basudebpur constituency of Bhadrak district amidst thousands of supporters today. Dharmendra slammed Odisha Government for its failure in providing basic needs to the people. He alleged that Odisha has a unfit, lier and corrupt government. Addressing the huge gathering Dharmendra Pradhan said, Chit […]