Spurious Liquor In Bhadrak: 9 Dead

Bhadrak: Spurious liquor took 9 lives in Nimaisahi village under Daulatpur Panchayat in Tihidi police limits in Bhadrak. Earlier 8 persons have been died consuming the liquor, while another death has been reported today morning. The locals in the area had consumed liquor in celebration of Elections concluding in Odisha. Later, several complained of uneasiness and […]

Vedanta: Two Tribal Workers Beaten To Death By Security Force

Bhubaneswar: Two tribal workers were killed and 50 injured at Vedanta’s alumina refinery unit ib Lanjigarh, situated in Odisha’s Kalahandi district on March 18, 2019. The deceased have been identified as Dani Batra (45), a displaced person of Chatarapur village and Sujit Kumar Minj (32), a worker of the company. The deaths happened after Odisha Industrial […]

Baishnab Parida Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Former Rajya Sabha member, author and social activist Baishnab Charan Parida breathed his last today morning at a private hospital here. He was 77. He was suffering from cancer and was under medical supervision for last few months. One of the key persons behind the Odia Language Movement, Baishnab was born on 15 February 1941 […]

NGT Forms Team to Enquire Death of Seven Elephants

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a team to probe into the death of seven elephants which were electrocuted after coming in contact with a 11 KV wire in Dhenkanal district. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel constituted a team comprising representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Wildlife Institute of India in Dehradun, director of Project Elephant and chief wildlife warden in Odisha. The […]

Nation Remembers Indira Gandhi on Her Death Anniversary

New Delhi: The nation remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary today. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes to the former Prime Minister at Shakti Sthal in Delhi. The former Prime Minister, also known as the Iron Lady of India, was […]

77 deaths in cyclone Titli: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The death toll in the very severe cyclonic storm, Titli, and the subsequent flooding in Odisha had mounted to 77, Government sources said yesterday. The state government confirmed the death of 16 more persons and thus, the toll stood at 77, Deputy Special Relief Commissioner Pravat K Mohapatra said. He added that while the bodies of 58 people were […]

Veteran Filmmaker Amiya Patnaik Passed Away

Bhubaneswar, 19 October: National Award winning Odia filmmaker Amiya Ranjan Patnaik left for his heavenly abode today morning at 7.59 at Medant Hospital in Gurugram, leaving behind a gaping hole in the Odia film industry. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He was admitted to the hospital on October 10. Amiya Patnaik was only 63. […]

Niranjan Patnaik Goes Beyond Politics

Bhubaneswar, May 23, 2018: Since yesterday social media has been flooded with dismal comments as CM Naveen Patnaik skipped a visit to late Bansidhar Panda‘s home before the later’s last rites. One of the pioneering figure of Industrial revolution in Odisha, late Bansidhar Panda was very close to Biju Patnaik, legendary Odia leader and father of […]

Veteran Odia Actress Anita Das is No More

By Odisha Story Bureau, Cuttack, May 11, 2018: the quintessential mother of Odia films, senior actress Anita Das who acted in numerous blockbusters like ‘Jajabara’, ‘Maa O Mamata’, ‘Pua Mora Kala Thakura’ and ‘Swapna Sagar’, passed away today at the age of 67. He died due to cardiac arrest at his Shelter Chhak residence here today morning. Born on October […]

Bomikhal Over Bridge Collapses, 1 Dead

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, May 3, 2018: Bomikhal Rail Over Bridge in Bhubaneswar collapsed for the second time today. One labourer killed and another got severely injured. Police, firefighters and local people are engaged in rescue operation. Both Student Congress and BJD activists rushed to the place and staged Dharna. Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Kumar Sahu […]