Padma Shri D Prakash Rao Hospitalised

Cuttack: Padma Shri D Prakash Rao, the famous tea seller from Cuttack, renowned for his work towards providing education to slum children in the state was admitted at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack after he complained of chest pain on Tuesday. Rao had gone to Angul to attend a programme when he fell […]

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Ganja Mafia Injured In Police Encounter

Koraput: Ganja peddler Kabul Khara was injured in a police encounter near Hatisala Chhak of Jeypore in Odisha’s Koraput district early this morning. Kabul has been controlling a ganja syndicate from outside the state and is wanted in more than five cases in Jeypore Town, Jeypore Sadar, Borigumma and Nabarangpur. Acting on a tip-off, Jeypore […]

Patkura Assembly Constituency: Naveen Campaigns For BJD

Kendrapara: BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik visited Patkura Assembly Constituency to campaign for party candidate Sabitri Agarwalla, wife of late Bed Prakash Agarwalla on Wednesday. Patnaik left for Kendrapada in a helicopter from Biju Patnaik Airport at around 9.30 AM today. After landing at Barimul Helipad, he proceeded by the specially-designed campaign bus to Jantilo at […]

OAS Probationers Visit Bhubaneswar Operations Centre

Bhubaneswar: A team of 15 councillors from Port Blair Municipal Council (PBMC) led by their Chairperson Anusia Devi visited the Bhubaneswar Operations Centre inside the office of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) to have a hands-on experience on the technological interventions done by BSCL for the Temple City. The team, which has come to Odisha […]

Odisha: 5 Arrested For Attempting To Rape Woman

Kendrapara: Kendrapara police arrested five persons for attempting to rape a woman at Poipata village in Kendrapara district three months ago. Kendrapara SP Niti Sekhar informed this at a Press meet here today. On April 28, some miscreants forcibly entered the house and assaulted her husband and sons before locking them in a room. They […]

Furore In Assembly Over HC Bench

Bhubaneswar: The Congress legislators created ruckus in Odisha Assembly leading to adjournment of the House over the long-standing demand for setting up of a permanent High Court Bench in western Odisha. During Zero Hour in the House, senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra targeted the state government for not presenting the report of Justice CR Pal […]

Odisha: Pregnant Woman Dies In Road Mishap

Boudh: A pregnant woman was killed and her husband sustained critical injuries when a truck hit their motorcycle on NH-57 near Badalasahi in Odisha’s Boudh district today. According to sources, Santosh Pradhan was returning home from his in-laws’ house with his pregnant wife Jyotsna on a motorcycle when a speeding truck hit the two-wheeler. While […]

Thunderstorm To Lash 15 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued thunderstorm, ligthning and rainfall alert for as many as 15 districts of Odisha . Parts of Angul, Bhadrak, Balasore, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Puri, Sambalpur and Sundergarh are likely to experience thunderstorm with lightning. According to the latest weather bulletin such weather conditions […]

12 Killed As Building Collapses In Mumbai

Mumbai: At least 12 people were killed and over 40 others are feared trapped in the debris after a four-storey building came crashing down in Mumbai’s Dongri area on Tuesday. The building collapsed at around 11:40 am. Officials from the Mumbai Police, Mumbai Fire Brigade and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are conducting rescue operations […]