Pokhari- put railway overbridge was thrown open to traffic after over half a decade of wait on August 24, but the free movement of vehicles in violation of road rules at the square near it has raised serious safety concerns.
For the first time in the city, the Odisha Water Supply and Sewerage Board (OWSSB) is implementing the Rs 810.83 crore mega-project to build a comprehensive sewerage system for collection and disposal of waste water.
The state government is gearing up to host the 58th National Open Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium from September 25 to 28. This will be second major athletics championship to be hosted at the after the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in July last year.
Orissa High Court on Tuesday issued fresh orders for a crime branch probe by an officer of the rank of deputy inspector general into the alleged physical abuse and assault on a lawyer near the fish market at Nuabazar on August 28.
Odisha on Tuesday recommended to the Centre to include the word ahimsa (non-violence) in the Preamble to India's Constitution. A resolution to this effect was passed in the Assembly on Tuesday amidst Opposition boycott.
Drug control administration department officials and cops seized 1,700 bottles of cough syrup worth around Rs 1.7 lakh and containing the banned substance codeine phosphate from near Bochaha police station on NH-57 in Muzaffarpur on Monday night.
Baijayant 'Jay' Panda's friend Abhijit Iyer Mitra, who had accompanied the former MP on the controversial chopper flight on Saturday, has run into a fresh row for his derogatory posts about the sculptures of the 13th century Konark temple.
Jeypore residents on Tuesday launched an indefinite dharna in front of the office of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) demanding repairs on the NH-26 that passes through Jeypore and Semiliguda in the district. The protesters said that they would lift their agitation only after getting assurance from the NHAI on its repairs.