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Odisha

Quota knock on SC door

The Odisha government will move the Supreme Court against Orissa High Court order that the upper limit of 50 per cent reservation for the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes (OBC) cannot be "breached for election to various urban local bodies".
Subrat Das Jun 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Puri temple treasury key found

The missing key of the ratna bhandar of the Jagannath temple has been found in the record room of the Puri district treasury.
Subhashish Mohanty Jun 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Illegality pays more dividends

Vendors doing business from eye-catching, but illegally set up structures in the city are raking in more profit in comparison to their legal counterparts.
Sandeep Mishra Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Child abuse drive awaits police report

Police said the impact of the 15-day-long statewide campaign against sexual abuse to children, launched in collaboration with Unicef, could only be assessed after getting reports of such crimes from concerned districts by the end of June.
LELIN MALLICK Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Highway underpass plan at Sikharpur

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will shortly construct a vehicular underpass on the NH-16 at Sikharpur.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Portal lens on Bhubaneswar clean mission

The housing and urban development department has decided to develop an online portal, which will be working at the state level, to monitor sanitary activities taken up under the Centre's Swachh Bharat Mission.
Our Correspondent Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Museum branding on the way

The state government has put officials of different departments and agencies on their toes as it bids to showcase the new Odisha Crafts Museum.
Our Correspondent Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Sushant faces fresh charges

Gangster Sushant Dhal Samant is facing fresh murder charges in a 2009 case.
Our Correspondent Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Fake job rackets continue to thrive

Fake job rackets continue to thrive here despite frequent police crackdowns on those.
Our Correspondent Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Lightning: Bolt of bad luck

A lightning strike is a chance event that strikes people "in the wrong place at the wrong time"
G.S. Mudur Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Mega health scheme on Naveen lips

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced yet another popular scheme in the name of Biju Patnaik, one of the architects of modern Odisha, for providing health assistance to 70 lakh families.
Subhashish Mohanty Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

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