Bhubaneswar News

Autorickshaw driver in Odisha fined Rs 47,500

The official said the penalty was imposed according to the provisions of the new traffic rules which came into force on September 1, this year.

Congress, BJP to support bandh called by farmers outfit in Odisha

The Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) has given the call for the bandh demanding proper minimum support rice on paddy, pension and prestige for the farmers.

Bhubaneswar: Panic after leopard spotted near city airport

According to the locals, the leopard scaled the boundary wall and entered the premises of the commercial establishment Sunday night.

Odisha Congress working president resigns from party, may join BJD

"People and voters of my area want that I should contest the next elections 2019 from BJD as they want our area should develop and I should join hands with Naveen Patnaik," Naba Kishore Das said in his resignation letter.

Odisha lawyers call off strike after 78 days, HC resumes duties

On August 28, lawyer Debi Prasad Pattnaik was allegedly beaten up in public by policemen in Cuttack following an argument. The next day, lawyers across Odisha began a protest that brought courts statewide to a grinding halt.

Madhya Pradesh tiger found dead in Odisha reserve, relocation project on hold

In June, the 195-kg tiger was shifted to revive Satkosia’s dwindling big cat population, which had reportedly come down to two — both of them ageing tigresses.

Make in Odisha: Tata, Jindal Steel commit nearly Rs 1 lakh crore each; RIL to pump in additional Rs 3,000 crore

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Monday welcomed the guests to the second edition of the state government’s flagship investment summit, Make in Odisha.

Odisha: Satkosia remains on edge as tigress continues attacks on humans, cattle

Journalist Raghunath Sahu, who was in the area to cover the second killing by Sundari, was admitted to a local hospital after she sprang on him. Witnesses said Sahu was filming the body being carried by the police and forest officers.

Odiya students in Tripura university allege torture by local classmates, plead to be rescued

Students have appealed to the Odisha government to take them back to their homes.

Odisha minister under fire for saying ‘30,000 women have 60,000 husbands’

The video which has since gone viral quoted the minister as saying that 30,000 women have 60,000 husbands.

Odisha priest sustains burns during ‘ritual to cure polio’

Last week, the 'ritual' went wrong when the rope holding Nanda gave away and he fell on the fire. He suffered nearly 20 per cent burn injuries, sources said.

Odisha: Patient dies while ‘doctors argue over treatment’

The deceased, Triloka Sahoo, was a resident of Gundurapashi village in Gondia block. He had complained of chest pain, following which his family members admitted him to Sriramchandrapur Community Health Centre in Gondia.