1 kg gold seized from lady passenger at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 19 -- The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence once again foiled a gold smuggling bid at Bhubaneswar airport today and seized gold bars weighing around 1 kg from a lady passenger. As... Read More

Woman, her two children charred to death in Kandhamal

Phulbani, Feb. 19 -- A woman along with her two baby girls were charred to death in a fire mishap at Magarguda village under G Udaygiri police limits in Kandhamal district today. According to sources... Read More

Odisha Elections 2019: CPI to form grand alliance against ruling-BJD, BJP

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 17 -- The Communist Party of India (CPI) today announced that it will form a grand alliance in Odisha by joining hands with the Congress and other regional and national political par... Read More

Elections 2019: Congress screening committee to visit Odisha again

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 16 -- The Screening Committee constituted by All India Congress Committee to oversee candidate selection process in Odisha will once again visit the State towards the end of the mont... Read More

Odisha to stop paddy procurement 2 months ahead of schedule

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 16 -- While on one hand huge quantities of paddy are lying in the open at various mandis across the State due to alleged lapses, the State government's decision to close the paddy pr... Read More

Bhanjanagar series bombing: Prime accused Mohammd Imran nabbed after encounter

Berhampur, Feb. 15 -- Notorious criminal Mohammad Imran alias Imu, the prime accused in series bomb explosions at Bhanjanagar market on February 7, was nabbed by police after an encounter near Gandisu... Read More

BJP chief Amit Shah cancels Odisha visit after Pulwama attack

Sambalpur, Feb. 15 -- BJP national President Amit Shah's visit to Odisha today has been cancelled in the wake of terror attack in Pulwama of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday which claimed lives of as many ... Read More

Congress screening committee focusing on 11 constituencies in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 14 -- Ahead of the general elections, the All India Congress Committee has approached the selection of candidates in Odisha with a different strategy. Camping in the State for the fi... Read More

Lodging at night shelters made free in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 14 -- From now on, homeless and people looking for low cost accommodations in urban areas especially during nights will not have to pay anything for their lodging as the State govern... Read More

Midday meals can improve kids' reading, math skills

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 13 -- Primary school children who ate midday meals over an extended period were shown to have significantly better learning outcomes, according to researchers of Indian-origin. The ... Read More