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  • Odisha reports 204 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 12,89,961 Jul 01, 2022 04:56 PM IST

    Odisha reports 204 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 12,89,961

    The new cases have been detected after testing 15,615 samples, and the positivity rate stood at 1.31 per cent

  • In Pics | Puri's Jagannath Rath Yatra celebration begins Jul 01, 2022 11:23 AM IST

    In Pics | Puri's Jagannath Rath Yatra celebration begins

    The nine-day rath yatra of Lord Jagannath begins on July 1 in Odisha's Puri. Similar yatras will be taken out in other parts of the country. Odisha police have made top-notch security arrangements keeping the crowd at the festival in mind.

  • Odisha govt starts electrifying NDA presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu's village on war footing Jun 25, 2022 11:00 PM IST

    Odisha govt starts electrifying NDA presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu's village on war footing

    "We have issued an order to the Mayurbhanj section of the company to complete electrification work and ensure power supply to the entire Uparbeda village within 24 hours," a senior official of the TPNODL told PTI.

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik meets the Pope in Vatican City Jun 23, 2022 02:34 PM IST

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik meets the Pope in Vatican City

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik met Pope Francis in Vatican City and presented him with a traditional Patachitra painting on Wednesday.

  • Watch: Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu sweeps Shiv temple floor in Odisha Jun 22, 2022 05:05 PM IST

    Watch: Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu sweeps Shiv temple floor in Odisha

    Ahead of flying to Delhi, presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu visited several temples of Lord Jagannath, Hanuman and Shiva with her friends and family.

  • Meet Draupadi Murmu, BJP-led NDA candidate for race to Raisina Hills Jun 21, 2022 10:17 PM IST

    Meet Draupadi Murmu, BJP-led NDA candidate for race to Raisina Hills

    If Murmu is elected as the president - which appears to be likely as the BJP-led NDA holds the number's edge - she will become the first member from the tribal community to hold the top constitutional office.

  • Puri in Pics | City prepares for the world-famous Rath Yatra Jun 16, 2022 12:48 PM IST

    Puri in Pics | City prepares for the world-famous Rath Yatra

    The heritage city of Puri is gearing up for the world-famous Rath Yatra as the construction of chariots kicks into full swing.

  • Odisha CM asks all ministers to resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle Jun 04, 2022 08:14 PM IST

    Odisha CM asks all ministers to resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle

    The new ministers will take the oath of office at 11.45 am at a function to be held at the Convention Centre on the premises of the Lok Seva Bhavan on Sunday, a highly placed source in the Raj Bhavan told PTI.

  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik calls on PM Modi, seeks help on issues related to state May 31, 2022 06:29 AM IST

    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik calls on PM Modi, seeks help on issues related to state

    After meeting Modi, Patnaik told reporters that he paid a courtesy visit to the PM as he could not meet him due to the Covid pandemic.

  • Shreya Lenka becomes India’s first K-pop star, joins Blackswan May 27, 2022 07:29 PM IST

    Shreya Lenka becomes India’s first K-pop star, joins Blackswan

    Shreya Lenka, an 18-year-old from Odisha, has been selected as the newest member of South Korean girl group Blackswan

  • Five Union Ministers to campaign for BJP candidate in Brajrajnagar Assembly bypoll May 16, 2022 11:39 AM IST

    Five Union Ministers to campaign for BJP candidate in Brajrajnagar Assembly bypoll

    Bhubaneswar, May 16 The opposition BJP has released a list of 40 star campaigners including five Union Ministers who will campaign for the party can..

  • Bypoll for vacant RS seat from Odisha on June 13 May 13, 2022 06:44 PM IST

    Bypoll for vacant RS seat from Odisha on June 13

    New Delhi, May 13 Bypoll to fill up a vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Odisha will be held on June 13, the Election Commission said on Friday. The se..

  • Watch: Alert cop saves woman getting dragged by train in Odisha May 13, 2022 02:17 PM IST

    Watch: Alert cop saves woman getting dragged by train in Odisha

    A constable of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) in Odisha saved the life of a woman getting dragged by a moving train.

  • Construction of Odisha’s Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium is underway May 12, 2022 02:24 PM IST

    Construction of Odisha’s Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium is underway

    Odisha Government's new hockey stadium, Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium underway, in Rourkela, will have seating capacity of 20,000 and all modern facilities. The stadium has been named after freedom fighter 'Birsa Munda'.

  • JSW Infra commissions Rs 1,300-crore Paradip East Quay coal terminal May 12, 2022 11:30 AM IST

    JSW Infra commissions Rs 1,300-crore Paradip East Quay coal terminal

    The fully-mechanised terminal at Paradip Port has an annual handling capacity of 30 million tonnes. Built as a cape compliant terminal, it can handle capesize vessels once the dredging at the port is completed.

  • Cyclone Asani weakens, Odisha, West Bengal brace for heavy rain May 11, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Cyclone Asani weakens, Odisha, West Bengal brace for heavy rain

    The weather system is likely to further lose steam and turn into a depression by Thursday morning, the Met Department said.

  • Bay of Bengal cyclone to intensify into severe storm "Asani", will move parallel to east coast May 08, 2022 10:12 AM IST

    Bay of Bengal cyclone to intensify into severe storm "Asani", will move parallel to east coast

    The IMD DG Mrutunjay Mohaptra has on Saturday made it clear the cyclone was unlikely to make landfall either in the coast of Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, but will move parallel to the coast in the sea.

  • Storm brewing in Bay of Bengal, likely to intensify into cyclone by tomorrow: IMD May 07, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Storm brewing in Bay of Bengal, likely to intensify into cyclone by tomorrow: IMD

    The weather office has suggested total suspension of fishing and tourism activities in Andaman and Nicobar Islands till Sunday.

  • Cyclone threat looms over east coast, Odisha on alert May 07, 2022 10:44 AM IST

    Cyclone threat looms over east coast, Odisha on alert

    The low-pressure area is very likely to move north-westwards and intensify into a depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal, and into a cyclonic storm over the east-central Bay of Bengal, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director-General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said.

  • Odisha reports only one fresh COVID-19 case after two years Apr 23, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    Odisha reports only one fresh COVID-19 case after two years

    The state's tally now stands at 12,87,980. The total number of active cases has dropped to 85, while 12,78,718 patients have recovered from the disease and 9,124 have succumbed to the infection to date.

  • This 2.5-year-old child has a world record in painting Apr 22, 2022 01:48 PM IST

    This 2.5-year-old child has a world record in painting

    Anvi Agrawal from Bhubaneswar has 72 paintings to her credit. The wonder kid has been painting since she was 9-months-old.

  • Legendary Odia musician Prafulla Kar dies at 83, PM Modi pays tributes Apr 18, 2022 05:02 PM IST

    Legendary Odia musician Prafulla Kar dies at 83, PM Modi pays tributes

    Prafulla Kar had received the prestigious Padma Shri award in 2015 and was honoured with Jayadeva award in 2004. He had received the state film award eight times.

  • BPCL to explore green energy possibilities in Odisha Apr 12, 2022 12:43 PM IST

    BPCL to explore green energy possibilities in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar, Apr 12 The Odisha government signed an agreement with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) for exploring green energy possibilities ..

  • JSW Steel subsidiary gets environmental clearance to build greenfield steel plant in Odisha Apr 11, 2022 04:55 PM IST

    JSW Steel subsidiary gets environmental clearance to build greenfield steel plant in Odisha

    JSW Utkal Steel will incur capital expenditure worth Rs 65,000 crore including associated facilities for the “modern, green and environment-friendly” integrated steel plant project.

  • One year of Similipal forest fire: The hits and misses Apr 09, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    One year of Similipal forest fire: The hits and misses

    In 2021, forest fires lasted for over 10 days in the Similipal region, affecting close to one-third area.

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