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Ex-CM’s son alleges harassment by wife

Sishir Gamang, son of former Orissa chief minister Giridhar Gamang, on Saturday filed a police complaint, accusing his wife of harassing and mentally torturing their minor son and also fleeing with an

02 Oct 2016 6:10 AM

Supreme Court notice to Andhra Pradesh over Polavaram

The Supreme Court on Friday admitted a petition filed by the Orissa government challenging the national project status given to Andhra Pradesh’s Polavaram multi-purpose irrigation project involving th

01 Oct 2016 1:25 AM

Orissa fails to attract foreign tourists

Despite having enough tourism potential in Orissa — that among others comprises the 480-km virgin coastline, gigantic architectural wonders like the Sun Temple, Konark, and Emperor Ashoka’s Peace Pago

30 Sep 2016 1:47 AM

Orissa is now a graveyard for elephants

With as many as 393 elephants having been killed in Orissa in the last five years, the state seems seems to have become a graveyard for the animals.

29 Sep 2016 6:52 AM

A hostel in Orissa only for pet dogs

A youth has opened an exclusive hostel in Orissa capital Bhubaneswar for pet dogs where people planning to make trips to other cities or enjoy a trouble-free vacation can leave their cuddled canines f

29 Sep 2016 4:16 AM


Husband stabs man for ‘affair’ with wife

Security personnel rescued a 25-year-old man who was found in critical condition after suffering stab wounds from Orissa’s Angul district on Tuesday night.

29 Sep 2016 1:25 AM

Orissa: ‘Most backward’ block goes solar

Recognised as one of the country’s 10 most backward blocks in the country, Bandhugaon in Koraput district of Orissa has now something to cheer about.

28 Sep 2016 12:35 AM

Orissa girl uses martial art skills to fight robbers

A girl successfully fought with three armed dacoits and foiled their bid to loot her gold chain, purse and mobile phone on Sunday night.

27 Sep 2016 1:56 AM

541 killed in Orissa in 14 years over sorcery, despite special legislation

Despite a massive awareness campaign and the passing of special legislation in the state Assembly, Orissa is still struggling to check the growing number of killings of innocent people, mostly tribals

26 Sep 2016 12:48 AM

Tusker on loose to be captured, trained

A tusker that has killed 27 persons in the last eight years and is moving in forests spreading across three districts such as Angul, Sambalpur and Deogarh has sent the Orissa forest officials into a t

24 Sep 2016 7:22 AM


Actor arrested for kidnapping, raping minor

The Orissa police arrested a television actor from Jarapada in Dhenkanal district on Wednesday on charges of kidnapping and raping a student of a government-run women’s college in Bhubaneswar.

22 Sep 2016 2:34 AM

Kandhamal loses 3,000 infants in 5 years due to malnutrition

The tribal-dominated Kandhamal district in Orissa has lost more than three thousand infants in the last five years due to malnutrition and the lack of awareness.

22 Sep 2016 12:57 AM

BJD MLA disrupts Orissa House session

The Monsoon Session of the Orissa Assembly took off with a stormy note with the ruling party MLAs shouting slogans against the Centre and Chhattisgarh over the Mahanadi water dispute and Polavaram dam

22 Sep 2016 12:51 AM

Ramdas Athawale for cash reward, jobs for inter-caste couples

Union minister of state for social justice Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday stated that inter-caste marriages should be encouraged to abolish caste system in the country.

21 Sep 2016 3:31 AM

6 electrocuted in bus mishap

At least six passengers got electrocuted and as many as 25 were injured, two of them seriously, when a passenger bus on Tuesday evening came in contact with a 11KV live wire at Bhuban village in Oriss

21 Sep 2016 3:30 AM


N-capable Barak-8 successfully test fired

India on Tuesday successfully test-fired the most advanced surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak-8 from the Integrated Test Range launch pad at Chandipur off Orissa coast, nearly 210 km from here.

21 Sep 2016 3:19 AM

Orissa: Man kills wife as she opposes his affair

The Orissa police on Monday arrested six people in connection with the murder of a woman at Chhend’s Bank Colony near Rourkela, around 450 km from here.

20 Sep 2016 12:40 AM

Orissa: 4,000 died in road accidents in a year

As many as 4,217 people were killed and 11,606 were injured in 10,356 separate road accidents in Orissa in 2015, according to data released by the Union ministry of road transport and highways.

16 Sep 2016 4:48 AM

Marry me or die with me, girl tells boyfriend

Residents of Balakati village, in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, had a tough time on Wednesday to convince a lovelorn girl not to commit suicide over the denial of her lover to marry her, reports said

16 Sep 2016 4:34 AM

High Court notice to Orissa on deaths due to malnutrition

The Orissa high court issued notices to the state government and the Centre on Wednesday over malnutrition deaths in Nagada village under Chungudipal block in Jajpur district.

15 Sep 2016 1:19 AM