Monday, Mar 30, 2015



Porn clip accused broke ties with family: Mother
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Subrat Sahu was held for uploading video on WhatsApp.

Coal block allotment leading to inequitable sharing: Orissa
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Though the state was eyeing the Naini coal block it was given to Telangana government two days ago.

CM Naveen Patnaik to woo Orissa journalists with health insurance scheme
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Though announced before last year's general and assembly poll, the health insurance scheme has not taken off as yet.

After losing coal block to Telangana, Orissa says auctions provide little benefit
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Orrisa has incurred an expenditure of Rs Rs 216 crore in procuring land for the project.

Orissa announces insurance policy for elementary school kids
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

As per the guidelines of the Secondary School Insurance System, each student will be required to contribute Rs 2 per annum as premium.

HC directs ED counsel to appear before CBI
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The CBI had also seized incriminating documents about Panda from the house of arrested former CID Deputy SP Pramod Panda in December.

Orissa: Power tariff up for domestic consumers, farmers
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

As Opposition criticised the hike, govt said an increase by 20 paise on domestic use will hardly hit the consumers.

Orissa: Stopped from cheating, students lock up principal
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

After the principal was freed, a discussion was held with the students, who agreed to appear for the next day’s exam.

Last living Devdasi of Lord Jagannath dies at the age of 93
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

The Devidasi was dedicated to the temple by her parents at the age of 7 through a ceremony called Sari Bandhan.

Lightning kills six at cricket match in Orissa village
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

CM Patnaik announced ex-gratia of Rs 1.5 lakh for each of the deceased and free treatment for the injured.

Orissa moves fast to compensate chit fund victims, decides benchmark for loss
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Orissa decided to make Rs 10,000 as the benchmark for identifying small depositors for reimbursing them.

BJD’s give and take with BJP
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

The BJD walked out of the Lok Sabha during voting on the land bill, seen as part of a strategy to help the BJP through.

NHRC seeks report over claims of jailed doctor treating inmates
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Parida is in jail for killing his wife, chopping her into small pieces.

‘Whatever they do, project dead, we keep our land’
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Convinced that Posco will never make it, villagers are readying to put up betel vines on land the government had acquired two years ago.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik accuses Centre of ‘step-motherly’ treatment
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

The BJD has already made it clear that it would not support the amended Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament.

Orissa govt cancels licence of 3 Reliance Infra power discoms
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

The power reform that it had undertaken in late Nineties, today came a full circle after state power regulator Orissa Electricity...

Orissa red flags Centre’s plan to give gram sabhas mineral rights
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

The department’s decision seems to be prompted by the state government’s Niyamgiri experience.

My dream made in India: Krishna Toppo
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

After years of plying an autorickshaw in Rourkela, their father got a stable job 10 years ago at the SAIL plant.

Patnaik changes track, says ‘shocked’ by Budget
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

On Thursday, Naveen had come close to praising the Centre’s allocation of over Rs 3,112 crore to East Coast Railway zone in Orissa.

Let off after 2 years, accused ‘Naxal’ still lives in fear of cops
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Geetanjali Mohanty ran pillar to post to secure the release of son Sangram and Dandapani. “Each day seemed like years,” she says.

RBI asks Orissa to stop deposit collections by credit societies
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

The CBI is currently probing a multi-crore chit-fund scam in the state.

Orissa seeks changes in mining ordinance
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Orissa has said it does not want 50 year term iron ore mining lease and instead wants it to be limited to 30 years.

Orissa varsities flouting UGC norms : CAG
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

It has also pointed at a large number of vacancies for teaching staff and irrational recruitment.

Orissa CIC resigns, cites ‘personal reasons’
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Sources said Mishra was under pressure following allegations that he amassed land through false affidavits.

Maoist ideologue’s son to walk free
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

SC slams Orissa govt for rearresting Sangram Mohanty.

Houses hit by stray bullets: Orissa Police shut one firing range
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

The bullets were lodged in the walls of at least four houses and a school building.

As video goes viral, ‘molestation’ accused says being framed
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Airfield police station in-charge Rashmi Ranjan Sahoo said an FIR was lodged under section 354(A) of the IPC.

RTI activist killed in Orissa: Plea in NHRC for impartial probe
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Pani, who is currently absconding, is suspected to have taken “supari” for eliminating Sahoo.

Agni V launch came on DRDO chief’s last day in office
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

The successful launch came on DRDO Director General Avinash Chander’s last day in office.

DRDO lensman held for ‘sharing info with ISI’
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

As a cameraman he had access to all the strategic places of the facility, said the police.

Supreme Court orders CAG audit of Orissa Olympic Associaton account books over encroached government land
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Behera has been accused of encroaching premium government land for furthering his own interests.

Orissa frames rules for safety of women teachers
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

While setting her afire, the attackers reportedly told her that she has to pay price of lodging a case

Forest land: Orissa seeks time
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Mining was allowed in the diverted forest land together with non-forest land after payment of the NPV (net present value) for non-diverted balance forest area.

CBI grills BJD MP for 3 hrs
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

CBI sources said Jena headed the Supratik Group, which took term loan of Rs 18 crore from the Seashore Group in 2010.

Seashore: CBI wants files of fraud alerts to Orissa
Fri, Jan 09, 2015

Despite two alerts the state departments had signed two MoUs and a deal with Seashore Group.

Is Cong fighting polls in India or Pak? asks Shah
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Mait Shah said Modi govt to give befitting reply to Pak firing.