Rasmita, daughter of Bimsen Sahu of Khurda district’s Bhaliabadi Village, had committed suicide on May 1, 2014 after her Class X result was declared.
The Puri district administration freed the land encroached by Ranjana Gajbhiye, wife of Odisha-cadre IPS officer Satish Gajbhiye, who was suspended in August.
At their modest home in Jharigaon, his father Balaram Sahu was unable to contain his happiness.
Sharply criticising project delays of the past that lead to huge cost overruns, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said a new work culture of conceiving and completing projects before time is needed to boost economic growth.
Marndi is a former Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MP from Mayurbhanj who joined the BJD in 2014.
The carcass of the whale was found at Chinchira beach, an unmanned island under Rajnagar block of Kendrapara district on Saturday after which local fishermen thronged to see it.
Forest officials suspect the leopard skins came from Karlapat reserve forest in Kalahandi district.
Circulates draft notification on river regulation zones with limits for allowing developmental activities
Health centres without doctors, a blood unit running out of supply, and a sub-centre with no power.
Everyday, hundreds of patients head to the 80-bed Christian Hospital, where everything from childbirth to gall bladder laparoscopy and complex gynaecological surgeries are a matter of routine.
Dharani Ranjan Satpathy, the paediatrician of the hospital, told The Indian Express that a quack of the village allegedly branded the child with a hot iron knife on January 26.
At present, Bhubaneswar has a road length of 1,064 km but a majority of the those are narrow with little or no footpath.
"The parents took the infant to the quack after his abdomen swelled. Though he was critical on Thursday, now the infant is stable. The boy is now breastfeeding," said Dr Satpathy.
Visakhapatnam (Rural) SP Dr Praveen Koya, who interrogated the Iranian nationals along with Odisha Police IG Arun Bothra, said there was nothing suspicious about them.
Bhubaneswar Municipal Commissioner Dr Krishan Kumar said the first priority of BMC would be to provide reliable and quick transport.
Dr Dharani Ranjan Satpathy, paediatrician at the Nabarangpur district headquarters hospital, told The Indian Express that the infant died of septicaemia, or poisoning of the blood, triggered by the scalding of her skin.
The encounter took place between anti-Maoist force special operations and Maoists in forest bordering Angul and Deogarh district, police officials said.
UN officials say the programme managed to reduce the prevalence of anaemia by 20 per cent, 6 per cent of it attributable to consumption of fortified rice.
The lecture series titled "Odisha Knowledge Hub Lecture series" will kick off from tomorrow with a talk by Nachiket Mor, a member of the central board of the Reserve Bank of India.
“Meeting the President and Prime Minister is something we could not have dreamt of. We will use this opportunity to highlight our problems and our suffering due to lack of roads,” said Dhabalu.
From writing umpteen letters to Prime Ministers to appealing in the SC, the BJD is keen to show that it is the only party which is fighting for the state -- so what if its own leaders have little clarity on the issue.
The blast took place on a day CM Naveen Patnaik told senior police officers that resurgence of Maoist violence in four districts was a cause for concern.
The Rose Valley scam is believed to be much bigger than Saradha scam.
Odisha government hopes that Pitroda, first chairman of the Telecom Commission, would be able to bring more investments to the state’s struggling IT sector.
All the members of the 2200-odd force - those in field as well in the SOG training centre in Bhubaneswar- were getting 60 per cent more basic salary as incentive.
BMC officials said most slumdwellers whose homes were demolished will get a house under the Rajiv Awas Yojana; they have to contribute 20 per cent of the building cost.
Last year, The Indian Express travelled along Latitude 20°15’ to ask four Indians about their aspirations for the year 2015. Twelve months later, an update.
As the newborn howled in pain, Kirsani said, Ghasi kept on branding the newborn with hot iron nails, secure in the belief that the infant would soon be on the path of recovery.
On Friday night, a group of 10 armed rebels came to the house of Jayaram Khara, sarpanch of Badapadar gram panchayat in Kudumulgumma block of Malkangiri, and called him out.
Nabarangpur District Collector Rashmita Panda told The Indian Express that police have arrested Purusotttam Ghasi, the quack who allegedly branded the infant a fortnight ago at Butipadar village of Papadahandi block.
Although there are just about 32,000 Christians, most of them Protestants, in the district as per the 2011 Census, in a population of 12 lakh, Christmas in Nabarangpur town is as much a part of the local tradition as Durga Puja.
There is no mechanism that can track juveniles after they are released, the draft report notes, nor is there any aftercare rehabilitation in the absence of such an organisation.
In Paschimakachha, a Muslim-dominated village in Odisha’s Cuttack district, the family of 37-year-old Abdul Rehman Ali debunks all allegations of him being a “terrorist”.
Loan and drought to blame, say families, also increased cost of paddy farming.
With help from the district watershed mission, he dug a 50ft-50 ft pond. Last year, he managed to make a profit of Rs 40,000.
Nearly 100,000 hectares affected by drought in India’s poorest district; officials say suicides not linked to crop failure.