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Adani Group to invest Rs 57,575 crore in Odisha for two projects

August 12, 2022 12:53 am

The iron ore beneficiation plant will be located in Deojhar, in northern Odisha’s Keonjhar district, while the pellet plant is to be set up in Dhamra, in the adjoining Bhadrak district

Adani plans $5.2 billion alumina mill in growing metal ambitions

August 11, 2022 12:13 pm

The flagship company of the Adani Group got the approval to build the refinery and a captive power plant in Rayagada for an investment of 416.53 billion rupees.

Bengaluru: Odisha man arrested for stealing foreign currency, valuables from Congress leader M B Patil's house

August 02, 2022 12:08 pm

Sources in the police said that Jayant Kumar Das, who ironed Patil's clothes, had access to the minister's bedroom and stole the valuables while keeping them back.

Brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore seized by cops in Odisha

July 27, 2022 7:02 pm

During the search, STF found brown sugar weighing 1,050 grams and cash of Rs 28,100 from the possession of the accused, an officer said.

Odisha girl jumps off roof to escape gang-rape bid, critically injured

July 19, 2022 11:08 am

The incident took place on Sunday night when the girl, a resident of Keonjhar district, along with her brother was going to her sister's place in Sukinda Chromite valley.

Swelling Godavari river inundates villges in Odisha district, several evacuated

July 16, 2022 12:18 pm

An official report said at least three Odisha villages -- Binayakpur, Alama and Peta -- have been completed inundated in the flood, with locals there wading through the waters to reach to safety.

Stinging Sensation: Why a GI tag for the red weaver ant chutney from Mayurbhanj, Odisha, could be an answer to food security

July 08, 2022 7:50 pm

Kai chutney is celebrated among tribal communities not just for its fiery taste but also for its medicinal properties.

Odisha tops first national food security ranking, Tripura best among smaller states

July 06, 2022 5:05 am

Among big states and UTs, Goa came last while Ladakh ended up at the bottom place among smaller states and UTs.

Ship-borne weapon system VL-SRSAM successfully flight-tested off Odisha coast

June 24, 2022 6:45 pm

The VL-SRSAM system has been designed to strike at the high-speed airborne targets at the range of 40km to 50km and at an altitude of around 15km.

Explained: What is Odisha's Mo Bus, recipient of the UN's prestigious public service award?

June 24, 2022 1:54 pm

The Mo Bus service was launched on November 6, 2018 to ensure "transformation of the urban public transport scenario in the city and its hinterland through use of smart technology, service benchmarking and customer satisfaction".


Relief for Andhra, Odisha and Bengal as Cyclone Jawad weakens

December 04, 2021 8:54 pm

The met office has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in coastal Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal on Saturday.

Rain lashes several parts of country, Gujarat sees flooding

September 13, 2021 10:21 pm

For the national capital, this monsoon season has been the wettest in the past 46 years.

10 pics that show trail of destruction left by Cyclone Yaas

May 26, 2021 4:38 pm

Cyclone Yaas pounded coastal areas in north Odisha and neighbouring West Bengal as it made landfall Wednesday morning with a wind speed of 130-140 kmph.

Cyclone Amphan leaves behind a trail of destruction in West Bengal

May 21, 2020 3:28 pm

Cyclone Amphan (pronounced UM-PUN) wreaked havoc in coastal West Bengal on Wednesday, claiming at least 10 lives. The super cyclonic storm crossed the Bengal coast near Digha at around 2.30 pm with wind speeds of 155-165 kmph, gusting to 285 kmph.

Express Wanderlust: Beautiful sunsets, temples and beaches of Puri await you

February 20, 2020 4:47 pm

Here is why you should book tickets to Odisha now.

Aftermath of Cyclone Fani: Odisha struggles to restore basic amenities

May 07, 2019 9:45 am

CM Naveen Patnaik tweeted on Sunday that all families in Puri and in those parts of Khurda, which had been “extremely severely affected”, will get 50 kg of rice, Rs 2,000 in cash and polythene sheets, if covered under the Food Security Act (FSA).

Cyclone Titli claims 16 lives in Odisha, 8 in Andhra Pradesh

October 15, 2018 10:55 am

As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border last week, at least sixteen people were killed in Odisha and eight people in Andhra Pradesh till now.

BSE Odisha Results 2016 declared: Check HSC results on &

May 11, 2016 6:01 pm now has the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha results of the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations.

Today in pics: February 12, 2014

February 12, 2014 7:46 pm

Narendra Modi is interacting with people from several cities across the country as part of his ‘Chai pe Charcha’ programme.


What tiger census tells us about the population in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

The killing of T1 or Avni, the tiger, in Maharashtra has led to much controversy. It’s worth looking at what the numbers in the tiger census tell us.

Sudarsan Pattnaik draws sand sculpture to welcome General Budget

February 29, 2016 6:05 am

Puri (Odisha), Feb 29 (ANI): Renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik drew a sand sculpture at the Puri beach of Odisha on the eve of General Budget 2016-17. Patnaik drew a similar sand art earlier to welcome the Rail Budget. The Padma Shri awardee artist, who has won many international and national awards, always tries to give a social message through his sand art.

Five militants of banned organisation held in Bhubaneswar

February 18, 2016 8:10 am

Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (ANI): The police on Wednesday night arrested five militants, belonging to banned Students Islamic Movement, in Odisha. Acting on an intelligence input, a police team carried out raids in Rourkela district and apprehended the ultras after a brief gun battle. The arrested ultras had escaped from a jail in Khandwa district of of Madhya Pradesh in 2013. Director General of Odisha police Kanwar Brajesh Singh said they were involved in blasts, killing of two policemen and bank robbery. Police will produce them before a court to seek remand for further interrogation.

Four terror suspects escape from hotel in Bhubaneswar

January 26, 2016 5:34 pm

Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (ANI): As many as four terror suspects fled from a hotel in Odisha's Bhubaneswar city on Tuesday. Shiv Narayan Mahapatra, Hotel Manager of Arya Mahal, said that they fled after they were asked to provide their identity proofs. The incident was reported from Hotel Arya Mahal in Bhubaneswar and a search operation is on to nab the suspects.

Scores of dead turtles wash ashore in Odisha

January 21, 2016 8:38 am

Puri, Jan 21 (ANI): Over 150 Olive Ridley sea turtles and a few dolphins washed ashore dead in Odisha. Vultures gathered around turtles and dolphins carcasses on a beach near Pantha Niwas in Puri. Haunted by the sight, renowned sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik made sand sculptures of the turtles, along with a message reading ‘Give us Space to Live’. Pattnaik said the government should look into the matter and find out why turtles, dolphins and whales are dying so frequently in large numbers. The turtles died due to number of reasons, including entangling in the net of trawlers and garbage that pollutes the sea water.

Nabrangpur District Zero: Express Special Part II

August 17, 2015 6:01 pm

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Nabrangpur District Zero: Independence Day Special

August 17, 2015 6:02 pm

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