India  /  Published 14.04.20

Cured, Tablighi participant deplores hate campaign

Mohammad Riyazuddin, who had tested positive for Covid-19 after returning to Odisha from the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Delhi’s Nizamuddin last month, is spending his days offering prayers at t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 19.09.18

Odisha Assembly: Bills passed minus Opposition

Seven legislative bills received the nod of the Assembly in the absence of the Opposition on Wednesday.The bills were passed within around two and half hours on Wednesday, the penultimate day of the o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneshwar

Arts  /  Published 19.09.18

Pledge to revive dying art

Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik vowed to take dying art forms to new heights as he was appointed as the president of the Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi on Wednesday.“I seek blessings of Lord Jagannath to wo...
By The Telegraph in Bhubaneshwar

Sports  /  Published 31.08.19

Odisha gets ISL team

Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos will be rechristened Odisha FC as they have relocated their base from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar. There will, thus, be no team from North India in the ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Odisha  /  Published 15.10.18

Vigil beef-up for Dussehra

Heavy contingents of police, including paramilitary forces, were deployed in the city on Monday for fool proof security arrangement for Dussehra.A flag march by the police was conducted in the major t...
By Lalmohan Patnaik in Cuttack


India  /  Published 03.06.20

Fire trucks to stave off locust attack

The Odisha government has deployed 91 high-capacity fire tenders in nine districts to prevent the invasion of desert locusts that have reached neighbouring Chhattisgarh after devouring acres of crops ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 14.11.18

MCI checks out Balangir college

A three-member team of the Medical Council of India (MCI) visited the Santh Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital here on Monday to assess whether the institution had required infrastructure and oth...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru in Balangir

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Odisha business breather

Businessmen and professionals visiting Odisha will no more be subjected to mandatory quarantine on their arrival in the state. Keen to boost business activities badly hit by the lockdown, the Naveen P...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 23.05.20

Dead whale washes ashore

The carcass of a 40-foot dark whale, with deep injury marks, washed ashore at Rajnagar in Kendrapara district of Odisha on Saturday morning. It weighed round 10 tonnes.The divisional forest officer (D...
By Subhashish Mohanty in

Odisha  /  Published 12.11.18

Centre pushes Odisha to adopt Konark plan

The Centre on Monday requested the state to hasten the process of “Adopt a Heritage” scheme for the Konark Temple.Under it, the government invites entities, including public sector companies, priv...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar


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