Caste differences force minor boy in Odisha to carry mother's body on bicycle

Jharsuguda, Jan. 16 -- At a time when a lot is being done to promote equality, instances of caste-based discrimination are really disconcerting. In a glaring example, a minor boy had to carry the body... Read More

Protests rear head for HC bench in northern Odisha

Balasore, Jan. 16 -- Amid the ongoing letter-war between Centre and the Odisha government, the demand for establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court has now gained momentum in northern Od... Read More

Rasagola Mahotsav celebrates Odisha's quintessential sweet

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 14 -- The enthusiasm was at its peak as people thronged the second edition of Rasagola Mahotsav organised on the occasion of Makar Sankranti by Odisha Television Network and Bharat M... Read More

Cuttack 'Gadakhai' revival, beautification stuck in limbo

Cuttack, Jan. 14 -- The wait for modern parks and boating facilities at Gadakhai continues to get longer. Due to lack of coordination between Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Archaeological Sur... Read More

High Court bench demand: Centre throws ball back into Odisha court

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 14 -- Amid the ongoing letter-war between Centre and Odisha government over establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court, the Union Law & Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Pra... Read More

Sops to anganwadi workers: BJP alleges Odisha government of taking Centre's credit

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 14 -- There seems to be a war of words between the BJP and BJD over the sops announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for anganwadi workers. Accusing the ruling-BJD of dolling out ... Read More

Carcass of 30-ft-long whale found in Odisha's Kendrapara

Kendrapara, Jan. 11 -- Carcass of nearly a 30-ft-long whale was found near Ahirajpur under Bhitarkanika National Park of Kendrapara district today. It is suspected that the whale might have washed up ... Read More

Tractor-loads of cooked meal dumped in Odisha; Aahar scheme comes under scanner

Sambalpur, Jan. 10 -- The picture of cooked meals of nearly 3,000 people being disposed off in dumping yards has stirred a major controversy. Such a picture from Sambalpur has triggered widespread pub... Read More

Odisha to host International Dam Safety conference

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 10 -- Odisha will host the two-day International Dam Safety conference starting February 13, informed Odisha Water Resources department secretary Pradeep Jena today. Experts from ove... Read More

Rahul Gandhi visit: Can Odisha Congress keep its flock together?

Bhubaneswar, Jan. 10 -- These are testing times for Odisha Congress: while the party is gearing up for AICC president Rahul Gandhi's visit on January 25, speculations are rife that a few senior leader... Read More