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Wednesday, January 27, 2021



Odisha education department decides on providing exam guide for HSC students

January 22, 2021 10:41 am

The 700 page guide "pariksha darpan" will be provided free of cost to all students. The guide will contain a question and answer bank for all probable questions

BJD threatens Odisha stir if Centre doesn’t accept demand to lift parboiled rice in 7 days

January 20, 2021 8:46 am

BJD leaders have alleged that by not lifting surplus rice, the Centre has held back the release of about Rs 6,040 crore in subsidy, placing the state under severe financial burden.

Odisha OPSC civil service exam 2020: Application process begins, check details here

January 13, 2021 12:11 pm

Odisha OPSC civil service exam 2020: The online application process will be closed at on February 18. 

Odisha transport dept changes bus timings to help boy reach school on time

January 10, 2021 10:16 am

Tagging the Capital Region Urban Transport Bhubaneswar (CRUT)and its Managing Director, IPS officer Arun Bothra, on Twitter, the boy had stressed he is "facing a lot of problem" and will be "grateful" if they can take some immediate action.

Schools reopen in Odisha for students of classes 10, 12

January 08, 2021 3:34 pm

School and Mass Education Minister S R Dash stated that classes, with not more than 20-25 students, will also be held on Saturdays and Sundays

Colleges, varsities in Odisha to reopen for final year students on January 11

January 04, 2021 11:31 am

The penultimate semester exams for the students of UG/ PG courses will be held from March 16 to 31 and the final semester exams will take place between June 16 and 30

Odisha: Students to answer questions for 80 marks in Class 10 board exams

January 03, 2021 9:25 pm

The class 10 exam will be held from May 3 to 15

Retired Odisha banker cracks NEET, now a first-year MBBS student

December 26, 2020 2:17 pm

Jai Kishore Pradhan, who is likely to be 70 by the time his MBBS course is complete, said that age, too, is just a number for him.

After a govt to decide on reopening schools, not education departments: Odisha CM

December 11, 2020 12:35 pm

School and Mass Education Minister SR Dash earlier told reporters that schools across the state are likely to reopen in January

Odisha OSSSC nursing officer application process begins today

December 07, 2020 3:42 pm

OSSSC nursing officer recruitment 2020: There are in total 6,432 vacant posts, and the application process will begin on December 7


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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