Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 | Last Update : 09:54 PM IST

Akshaya Kumar Sahoo

Odisha’s growth story has many mismatches with ground realities

With an average annual growth rate of around 8.1 per cent for the period 2012-19, Odisha figured among the top-5 high growth states nationally.

13 Sep 2019 3:21 AM

After Gujarat, Odisha to cut penalty on traffic violation

Odisha CM Patnaik had on Monday asked the enforcement agencies not to go on overdrive but counsel and handhold the people to facilitate compliance.

12 Sep 2019 7:23 AM

Congress launches membership drive in Odisha

Development has been mired by corruption and mis-governance.

11 Sep 2019 1:47 AM

Malnutrition snuffs out lives of children, women in Odisha

Kwashiorkor is a type of malnutrition that occurs when there is not enough protein in the diet.

09 Sep 2019 1:22 AM

Congress smells conspiracy as CBI probe into chit fund scam drags on

Over 20 lakh small depositors in Odisha have been duped to the tune of Rs 32,000 crore by over 160 chit fund firms.

06 Sep 2019 2:27 AM


‘Blatant loot’ of precious mineral resources goes on unchecked

Sources said illegal and over-extraction of minerals has picked up in at least 11 mines in Joda mining circle.

02 Sep 2019 1:12 AM

Odisha: Youth poses as IT officer, dupes childhood friend

The police said Subhransu and complainant Prafulla Swain were studying in the same school till Class 10.

01 Sep 2019 3:04 AM

Delhi needs 65 per cent cut in pollution levels: CSE

Delhi is the microcosm of change that has thrown up important evidence and lessons for other cities.

31 Aug 2019 1:54 AM

Salt therapy for cancer lands doctor in soup

The council directed the Dr Pujahari to appear before the Ethics Committee at 4 pm on September 6, 2019 without failing.

28 Aug 2019 2:36 AM

In Odisha, drones to keep eye on traffic violators

The initiative aims at ensuring lane driving, no overtaking and adherence to Zebra Crossing rules.

27 Aug 2019 6:56 AM


Doctors goes to treacherous terrains to serve people

With the help of 15 volunteers, the physician has formed ‘Gaon Ku Chala’ (let’s go to villages) committees to set up medical camps.

26 Aug 2019 2:32 AM

Once-Maoist Chandrapur shows no sign of governance

Chandrapur which translates into the land of shining moon, continues to rot in official negligence.

23 Aug 2019 3:03 AM

BJP bent on adding Odisha to its kitty, shows no mercy to BJD

The Congress now stands weakened. Pre-poll desertions by strong leaders have shaken the morale of the party’s rank and file.

19 Aug 2019 8:31 AM

State, LS polls defeat fails to dampen BJP workers’ spirit

Apart from membership drive, the BJP has prepared a blueprint which includes strengthening the organisation at the grassroots.

16 Aug 2019 3:37 AM

Naveen Patnaik to have personal telephonic interactions

All police stations and DHHs will be covered under the programme in first phase.

16 Aug 2019 12:04 AM


Hiradkud reservoir storage capacity hits a decade low

The average proportion was 42 per cent during the last decade.

11 Aug 2019 7:45 AM

Odisha man found dead with throat slit, genitals mutilated

After Bijay did not open door till 9.00 AM on Saturday, his neighbours informed his family.

11 Aug 2019 12:53 AM

BJD’s support to arch-rival BJP remains an unexplained mystery

BJD supported Right to Information (Amendment) Bill 2019 & Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

05 Aug 2019 7:14 AM

Seer helped with Vedic maths in moon mission

Puri Shankaracharya is a Vedic maths expert.

03 Aug 2019 1:43 AM

Odisha: Central leaders fail to match aggressive canvassing by BJP, BJD

Odisha set to be a Cong-mukt state with grand old party’s votes slumped to 16.12 per cent from 33.78 per cent votes in 2000.

02 Aug 2019 8:09 AM