The Nabakalebara, divine re-embodiment of Lord Jagannath, happens once every 12-19 years.
Police said villagers of Dhepaguda in Sanakhemundi block of Ganjam allegedly thrashed Prakash Mallick and burnt him to death.
In several squares of Bhubaneswar, Congress workers burnt tyres to stop traffic.
Jethwa said the operation was launched after receiving a tip-off that some Maoists had set up camps near the villages close to the cut-off area of Malkangiri and border of Vishakhapatnam Rural district.
The Odisha High Court on Friday quashed the state vigilance case against CRPF DG Prakash Mishra over allegations that he favoured some suppliers during his tenure as the CMD in 2009.
In his fourth term as chief minister, Naveen Patnaik has turned more proactive than ever, setting targets and following them up. Since May 22, when his government completed the first year of its fourth term, Naveen has been carrying out a review of each of the 30 government departments on achievements and probable solutions. The […]
Shibu Soren’s daughter-in-law Sita surrendered before a local court here in February last year after CBI booked her in the horse-trading case.
In 2003, the last time a heat wave of comparable severity prevailed in India, almost 1,300 people were reported to have been killed in Andhra Pradesh, according to the IMD database.
Sasmal was out on a routine combing operation in Lakhapadar area when he felt dizzy. He died before he could be taken to hospital. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
The police officials said the burglars broke into the retired judge’s house in Sector 11 area of Cuttack around 3 am when the family members were sleeping.
Police said Sarojini had a tiff with her husband Saroj over him talking with another woman in the compartment.
Till the end of last month, about 52 lakh new bank accounts were opened in Odisha under PMJDY.
Odisha is struggling to meet its targets for opening bank branches in unbanked gram panchayats in the wake of continuing problems.
Patients will get 272 kinds of medicines in three state-run medical colleges and 30 district headquarters hospitals.
The incident has come at a time when the CBI is investigating a slew of MMS clips of girls being sexually exploited.