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Over 51 lakh Odisha farmers get financial assistance

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Over 51 lakh farmers have received financial assistance under the Kushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme of the Odisha government, a Minister said on Wednesday.

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College student raped by teacher in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

A college student has allegedly been raped by a school teacher in a forest in Odisha's Sambalpur district, the police said on Wednesday.

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369 people killed in Odisha elephant attacks since 2015

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

As many as 369 persons were killed and 207 injured in wild elephant attacks in the last four years in Odisha, said a Minister on Tuesday.

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Action against 836 officers in housing scam in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

Action has been taken against 836 officers for their alleged involvement in corruption under various housing schemes in Odisha in last two years, said a minister on Tuesday.

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Naveen seeks performance report from party MPs

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday asked his party MPs to submit reports of their performance in the Parliament and on the steps taken by them to resolv

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17,528 rape cases reported in Odisha in 10 years: Minister

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

As much as 17,528 rape and 13,246 murder cases have been reported in Odisha in last 10 years, said a minister on Monday.

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Honors for noted authors at upcoming Kalinga litfest

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Noted authors Pavan K. Varma, Rajendra Kishore Panda, Paro Anand and Kedar Mishra will be awarded for their literary contribution at the upcoming Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) in Odisha, organisers

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Odisha registers 31% decline in lightning deaths

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

The number of human casualties due to lightning strikes in Odisha has declined by over 31 per cent due to use of early warning communication system.

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Land problem delaying Odisha rail projects: Railway Board chief

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Land acquisition is the main reason for the slow progress of ongoing railway projects in Odisha, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said on Sunday.

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Commission submits 7th interim report on Odisha chit fund scam

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

The Justice M.M. Das commission of inquiry, which is probing the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha, submitted its seventh interim report to the state government on Friday.

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Odisha CM seeks direct flight between Bhubaneswar-Dubai

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Union Civil Aviation Ministry to introduce direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Dubai to meet growing demand of people of the state for internationa

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Lakhs participate in Bahuda Yatra in Puri

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad witnessed Bahuda Yatra -- the home coming of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, Lord Sudarshan and Devi Subhadra -- from Gundicha temple to Srimandir

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