Odisha

Odisha to set up 20 hospitals in PPP mode

Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The Odisha government will set up 20 hospitals through the public-private partnership (PPP) mode in order to improve …

India

Odisha tribal man does a Manjhi, digs 3-km water channel through mountain

The muddy stream of water that courses through the pebble and boulder-filled stretch of Gonasika mountain for 3 km before reaching Talabaitarani …

Odisha

What does it take to relocate a 195kg tiger in India?

<b>A male tiger weighing 195kg (420lb) was relocated from the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh to a sanctuary in the eastern state of Orissa 600km (410 miles) away, in a massive operation that involved several forest officers, wildlife veterinarians and five elephants.</b><p>The three-year-old tiger, …

Wildlife

Maoists kill tribal man in Odisha

A tribal farmer in Odisha’s Malkangiri district was allegedly shot dead by Maoists on Wednesday night on the suspicion of being a police …

India

Odisha reserve gets tiger from Madhya Pradesh in India’s first inter-state relocation

In the first instance of inter-state relocation of tigers, a big cat from the Kanha Reserve in Madhya Pradesh made its way to the Satkosia Reserve in …

Wildlife

Air Odisha begins Bhubaneswar-Raipur flights

Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) low-cost carrier Air Odisha started flight operations between Bhubaneswar and Raipur from the Biju Patnaik International …

India

Free Braille textbooks for Class IX, X students in Odisha

From the current academic session, all visually impaired students of Class IX and X in Odisha will be provided free Braille textbooks.<p>Earlier, the …

Textbooks

Naveen Patnaik inaugurates a training programme for farmers in Bhubaneswar, promises to address their concerns

<b>Bhubaneswar</b>: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to farmers of Odisha through video bridge, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also …

India

For Loving Hockey, We Don't Need...: Centre Rebuts Odisha Chief Minister

Naveen Patnaik has written a letter to Prime Minister Modi, urging him to officially recognise hockey as the national sport of India.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> There …

India

Air Odisha launches Vizag-Jagdalpur flight

Air Odisha launched a service to Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh from Visakhapatnam with its maiden flight on Wednesday.<p>The 19-seater Beechcraft, to fly to …

India

In Odisha, health scheme vs health scheme

The Odisha BJP has since been arguing with Patnaik’s BJD over the relative merits of BSKY and the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana or National Health …

Health Care

Naveen Patnaik requests PM Modi to notify hockey as India’s national game

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to officially recognise hockey as the national game of India.<p>By: …

India

Now Naveen Patnaik seeks special status for Odisha

Nitish Kumar and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu, Naveen Patnaik too has once again raised the demand of special category status …

India

Deficient rain in June takes toll on pulses sowing in Odisha

Against 4,174 hecatres brought under the sowing of pulses last year, this year only 2,270 hectares was covered due to delay in sowing by farmers

Business (India)

The Ramayana Circuit: All you need to know, do you know which place of Odisha chosen in it?

The Ramayana Circuit is one among the 13 tourist circuits under the Swadesh Darshan scheme.<p>A committee under the Ministry of Tourism jotted down 15 …

India

BRIEF-India's Vedanta Says Refinery In Orissa Continues To Operate As Usual

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East India

6-month-old boy branded

A six-month-old child, who was reportedly branded with a hot iron bangle on the stomach, has been admitted in a critical condition at a …

India News

Odisha: Naveen Patnaik tells officials to remain prepared for possible calamities

CM Patnaik asked the Agriculture department to continuously observe the situation in coordination with the Odisha University of Agriculture and …

India

Heatwave: Summer vacations of Odisha schools extended till June 25

By Express News Service<p>BHUBANESHWAR: Due to the prevailing heatwave across the state with mercury hovering over 41 degrees for the past three days, …

Heat Waves

NEET 2018: Counselling process in Odisha to begin tomorrow, check details here

NEET 2018: The students of Odisha can apply online for the counselling process that will be conducted from June 20 to 25<p>By: | New Delhi |<p><b>NEET 2018:</b> …

India

Odisha school summer vacation extended due to of heat wave

The summer vacation in schools started on April 25 and it was initially scheduled to reopen on June 18.<p>By: | Bhubaneswar |<p>LIVE UPDATES: BJP ends …

Heat Waves

BJP, Congress slam Naveen Patnaik for skipping NITI Aayog meet

“He has taken a constitutional oath to be the Chief Minister, but these days he is less interested in his constitutional responsibilities and more …

India

Girl kidnapped, gang raped in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl was kidnapped and raped in Odisha's Boudh district by two youths who were arrested on Monday, police …

Kidnapping

Odisha Cong. gears up for polls

Buoyed by the return of Niranjan Patnaik as president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee along with three working presidents, the party has …

India News

Odisha shouldn't oppose Ayushman Bharat for mere politics: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the Odisha government should not oppose the Ayushman Bharat scheme, …

India

Supreme Court Tells Orissa HC to Pass 'Reasoned Orders’ in Future

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra was extremely critical of certain orders passed by the High Court and went ahead to suggest that the judges …

Judiciary

Odisha man walks 1,350 km to meet PM Modi, finds supports from Rahul Gandhi instead

After 30-year-old Muktikant Biswal on Saturday embarked on a 1,350 km journey from Odisha to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi to remind him …

India

Why Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik gave PM Modi’s Niti Aayog meet a miss

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Sunday missed a key Niti Aayog meeting which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.<p>The CM was earlier informed that …

India

Odisha Man Arrested For Raping, Intimidating Friend's Wife

The accused was arrested on Friday night after the 24-year-old woman, along with her husband, filed a police complaint against him.<p><b>Jajpur, Odisha:</b> A …

Crime

6 killed in Odisha boat capsize; 12 rescued

Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) At least six persons have been killed after a boat carrying 18 tourists capsized in Odisha's Chilika lake, officials said …

India