Odisha  /  Published 23.11.18

Odisha's Bali yatra takes off

Bali yatra started here on Friday evening amidst tight security and elaborate arrangements for fire safety and basic facilities.As this year the seven-day fair will continue till November 2, the turno...
By Lalmohan Patnaik in Cuttack

India  /  Published 12.06.19

Cyclone Vayu: People from Gujarat coast to be evacuated

The Gujarat administration is on high alert to deal with cyclone 'Vayu', which is likely to hit the state coast near Veraval on Thursday, officials said. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday said pe...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Heritage  /  Published 01.06.19

The romantic story behind Odisha's Belgadia Palace

For most tourists, Baripada is nothing more than a gateway to the Simlipal National Park, famous for its tigers and elephants, in Odisha. That there could be tucked deep within the small town an iride...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Patnaik's BJD looks set to form govt in Odisha

Odisha's ruling BJD Thursday looked set to form its government for a fifth straight term, negating a Modi wave that is sweeping the country with its candidates leading in 112 of the state's 146 seats....
By PTI in

India  /  Published 08.03.20

Off to school, with no bag

When Ayush Nanda left for school this past Saturday, he travelled light. Without his schoolbag.The Class IV boy, a student of Putigopalpur Upper Primary School in Odisha’s Ganjam district, had a spr...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


India  /  Published 23.05.19

Naveen's BJD wins big

The BJD has raced ahead in Odisha, leading in 12 seats and leaving the BJP with only nine.The elections in 2014 showed that Biju Janata Dal still has a stronghold in the state, and not just in state a...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 08.12.19

Naveen seeks Paika rebellion recognition

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday sought President Ram Nath Kovind’s intervention to recognise Paika rebellion (the peasant rebellion) as the first war of independence. He demanded that...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 28.12.18

Meghalaya mine rescue efforts get a boost

A multi-agency search and rescue operation will be undertaken from Saturday to rescue 15 miners trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills since December 13.Personnel of the National D...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.19

Odisha law student dies while playing football match

A 23-year-old student of National Law University Odisha collapsed and died on Saturday evening while playing football for his institution in an inter-university tournament at the SAI Complex in Salt L...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.02.20

Police stop anti-CAA rally in Bhadrak

Odisha police on Thursday stopped an anti-CAA meeting in Bhadrak, about 130km from the state capital where Union home minister Amit Shah is to hold a rally in support of the new citizenship act on Fri...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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