Monday, May 27, 2019 | Last Update : 12:52 AM IST

Akshaya Kumar Sahoo

Odisha sends 33 per cent women MPs to 17th Lok Sabha

While five women won from the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), two emerged victorious from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

26 May 2019 1:28 AM

Dutee Chand gets thumbs up from sports fraternity

Parents of Dutee Chand’s partner also supported her same-sex relationship and said that they had no objection if both the girls want to get married.

21 May 2019 2:02 AM

First poster of Jungle Cry unveiled at Cannes

The main focus of the film is how KISS has promoted rugby through its tribal boys and girls and made an identity in the world.

20 May 2019 5:07 AM

Dutee Chand reveals her same-sex relationship

The ace sprinter openly declared her love and relationship with her girlfriend and she found out no difficulty in carrying out it in future.

20 May 2019 5:03 AM

Fani devastation: Pilgrims, tourists to miss milk-made sweet dishes

According to state government’s official sources, 2571 livestock (cows, buffaloes and bullock); 2803 goat and sheep have been killed in Fani.

19 May 2019 4:34 AM


Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda awarded life term

Panda’s counsel Deepak Patnaik said police had levelled several false cases against him following his arrest in 2014.

19 May 2019 2:45 AM

Cholera breaks out in Fani-hit Puri district

Villagers have appealed the hospital and district health authorities to send a mobile health team for assessment of the situation at the village.

17 May 2019 4:37 AM

Incurred a loss of Rs 12,000 crore in cyclone Fani: Odisha govt

The state government will then send a memorandum to the Union government after preparing a final report.

16 May 2019 5:06 AM

Odisha: Bride rejects drunk groom, walks out of wedding

The groom, Surendra from Nakatideula village, meanwhile was so drunk that he lost his balance while reaching the ‘mandap’.

15 May 2019 6:06 AM

In Odisha, counting centres to have AC

The CEO added that since for the first time VVPATs are to be counted sequentially in the state, which is a time consuming process.

14 May 2019 3:56 AM


BJD-BJP bonhomie: Setback fear makes strange bedfellows

The BJP and BJD had entered into a coalition in 1998 and fought together against the Congress till 2009 when both the parties parted ways.

10 May 2019 6:44 AM

Fani-hit Odisha struggles to restore power

In capital city Bhubaneswar, though around 10 per cent of mobile towers were damaged, net services stands completely disrupted till date.

10 May 2019 2:01 AM

Puri temple suffers loss of Rs 5.1 cr in cyclone Fani

“I have asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to undertake repair works in the temple,” said Mr Mohapatra.

09 May 2019 2:29 AM

PM Modi gives Rs 1,000 cr to Fani-hit Odisha

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Mr Modi praised the Odisha government’s pre-cyclone and post-cyclone efforts.

07 May 2019 5:18 AM

Fani: Death toll rises to 20, Puri temple suffers damage

However, as cyclone Fani has moved away, flight operations resumed at Kolkata and Bhubaneswar airports on Saturday, said ministry of civil aviation.

05 May 2019 5:54 AM


Cyclone Fani leaves 8 dead: Storm wreaks havoc in Puri for 4 hours

In Bhubaneswar, the roof of a building at AIIMS was ripped off and its video clip was tweeted by the government’s media wing.

04 May 2019 6:24 AM

After a gruelling battle, both BJD, BJP claim victory

BJD spokesperson has claimed the party would get 115 Assembly seats and 18 Lok Sabha seats.

03 May 2019 7:16 AM

Panic buying starts in Odisha, govt to act against hoarders

Scenes were similar at vegetable markets, taking advantage of which many vendors have hiked prices of vegetables.

03 May 2019 7:11 AM

Odisha braces for Fani landfall

PM chairs meet, 4,000 personnel deployed; 11 lakh set to be evacuated.

03 May 2019 2:47 AM

‘Fani’: Election code curbs in Odisha lifted

The chief minister had also requested postponement of the Patkura Assembly elections. Polling in Patkura is scheduled on May 19.

02 May 2019 1:51 AM