Elephant Deaths: Odisha CM Orders CB Probe

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today ordered an inquiry by the crime branch into the electrocution of seven elephants in Dhenkanal district. One junior engineer of CESU was dismissed and six others were suspended in connection with the incident. Three each from the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) and forest department, were among the suspended. Seven […]



Eviction Drive Along Damana and Sainik School Right Parallel Road

Bhubaneswar: In order to ease the traffic congestion on Nandankanan Road from Jaydev Vihar and other major squares, the State Government’s ambitious plan to have alternate road networks received a major boost today with eviction of a stretch between Damana and Netaji Subhash Enclave. As per the Central Eviction Monitoring Committee (CEMC) programme, the joint enforcement […]


Odisha: Death of 54 Elephants in 6 Months

Odisha witnesses 73 elephant death per year, one of the highest in the country Bhubaneswar: Tigress Sundari killed two human beings in Angul and the entire state including the government machinery is behind her for last couple of days. She is everywhere from Social media to TV Channels to Newspapers to Chai Khattis. Unfortunately there is not much hues and cries when […]


Heavy Rainfall in Odisha From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre today predicted a cyclonic circulation over Bay of Bengal that would trigger rain at several places in Odisha from tomorrow (28 October 2018). The rain will occur in coastal Odisha from tomorrow night till October 30. Coastal districts like Kendrapara, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore and Bhadrak would experience moderate to heavy rainfall during the period. […]


International Public Art Symposium Kicks off in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:  In a bid to boost socio-cultural art in Odisha, Artists Network Promoting Indian Culture (ANPIC) along with Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) announced India’s 1st International Public Art Symposium (IPAS) from 1st November 2018 to 20th November 2018 in Bhubaneswar. Well known artists from 14 countries will be attending and creating sculptures from Waste materials, […]


Gourahari Das Inaugurates All India Young Writers’ Festival

Imphal (Manipur): All India Young Writers Festival kicks off today in Imphal. Celebrated Odia author Dr Gourahari Das inaugurated the 2-days event at Tribal Research Institute Conference Hall in Imphal. The inaugural session was presided over by Vice president of Sahitya Akademi Mr Madhav Kaushik. Mr Kiran Kumar, convener of Manipuri Advisory Board, presented the welcome address while […]


Odisha: Here is the Guidelines For Crackers

Bhubaneswar: Today Odisha Police released a circular regarding bursting of firecrackers during Deepabali (Diwali) following the directive of the Supreme Court. DGP Rajendra Prasad Sharma released the circular in a press meet. Here are few points from the circular. People will be allowed to burst crackers between 8 pm and 10 pm on Deepabali. Restrictions will be […]


Poet Satrughna Pandav Receives Sarala Award

Bhubaneswar: Odia poet Satrughna Pandav received the prestigious Sarala Puraskar for his poetry collection Misra Dhrupada and his overall literary achievement for the year 2018 here today evening. Poet Pandav was felicitated with a cash award of Rs 5 lakh along with a citation being the recipient of 29th edition of Sarala Award instituted by Indian Metals […]