A day after Odisha health and family welfare minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak resigned following the recent fire at SUM Hospital in the city, the state BJP unit on Saturday intensified its demand seeki
23 Oct 2016 12:14 AM
The fire at Bhubaneswar’s SUM Hospital has brought to light a startling fact: 180 of the total 208 hospitals and nursing homes in the city are operating with expired registration papers.
22 Oct 2016 2:04 AM
Sum Hospital promoter Manoj Nayak was arrested shortly after surrendering before the Khandagiri police here on Thursday morning.
21 Oct 2016 2:21 AM
The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the Malkangiri district authorities to conduct a probe into allegations of torture of people at Andrapalli and Panasput panchayat areas by Maoist
21 Oct 2016 1:13 AM
The fire tragedy on Monday evening at Sum Hospital has added to the litany woes for Orissa health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak.
20 Oct 2016 2:45 AM
Raps Orissa govt, vows fresh guidelines to states on safety.
20 Oct 2016 2:03 AM
The police arrested four officials of Sum Hospital on Tuesday for the fire that, as per official records, claimed lives of 20 people, even though other hospitals that took the injured in reported 22 d
19 Oct 2016 2:23 AM
The BJP on Monday came down on the Orissa government for its “failure” to contain the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis in Malkangiri district, even as one more infant died of the disease, taking the
18 Oct 2016 2:31 AM
Several jumped from first floor to escape.
18 Oct 2016 1:51 AM
A day after a 35-year-old man walked around 25 km carrying body of his four-year-old son on his shoulders after an ambulance dropped them midway following the child’s death on his way to hospital; the
16 Oct 2016 11:49 PM
Leaders of the ruling BJD and opposition Congress and BJP roundly condemned former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju’s “derogatory” remarks targeting people of Orissa in a Facebook post for which he
15 Oct 2016 2:27 AM
In a shameful act, residents of a village in Orissa allegedly stripped a young woman in the middle of the main road and brutally assaulted her suspecting her to be a witch, police reports said on Frid
15 Oct 2016 2:22 AM
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which found itself in an awkward situation after finding fault with the Orissa government on Mahanadi water-sharing issue, has faced similar embarrassment after it so
14 Oct 2016 1:14 AM
Faced with the criticism from the Opposition that the state government has squandered the golden opportunity for industrialisation investors are shying away from the state, - ruling BJD led by chief m
13 Oct 2016 1:32 AM
The Orissa government’s Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), which offers ambulance service during pregnancy, failed a tribal woman in Nabarangpur district as she was forced to give birth to her baby in a tr
11 Oct 2016 2:39 PM
The Biju Janata Dal, headed by Orissa chief minister Naveen Patnaik, is relying heavily on stirring up anti-Centre sentiments across the state in order to do gather support for the upcoming panchayat
10 Oct 2016 1:29 AM
The Orissa government has announced a set of guidelines to ensure that the bodies of those deceased are transported from the hospitals “with respect and dignity”.
07 Oct 2016 2:22 AM
All-India Students’ Federation (AISF) leader and former JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of hyping the Indian Army’s surgical operations in t
04 Oct 2016 7:21 AM
After a lull for nearly a year, Maoists are believed to be regrouping in Malkangiri, the hotbed of the Left-Wing extremism in Orissa.
04 Oct 2016 6:41 AM
With Chhattar festival around the corner, the district administration on Sunday urged people to do away with the ritual of animal sacrifice during the festival on October 9.
03 Oct 2016 12:43 AM