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BJD to intensify stir over Polavaram, to hold rallies

The ruling BJD, which had a brainstorming session at Naveen Niwas on Saturday to discuss abo-ut the contentious Polav-aram project, came up with a series of action plan on Sunday.

12 Sep 2016 1:03 AM

Pregnant teen says she was raped 8 months ago

A 17-year-old girl, in her eights month of pregnancy, alleged that she was raped by a 35-year-old man from her village.

12 Sep 2016 12:22 AM

Orissa: ‘Poor’ woman kills her 3 kids

The bodies of three boys, who were brothers, were recovered on Saturday from a well, while their mother was rescued by locals at Gurujanga village under in Orissa’s Angul district, 250 km from Bhubane

11 Sep 2016 6:03 AM

Mahanadi water: Naveen Patnaik prepares for a hard bargain

With its battle against Andhra Pradesh in the Polavaram multi-purpose dam issue almost lost after the NDA government on Wednesday announcing to fund all its construction expenses, the ruling BJD in Or

09 Sep 2016 4:34 AM

BJD upset with Centre over Polavaram issue

The ruling BJD in Orissa is peeved over the Union finance minister Arun Jaitely’s announcement on Wednesday that the Centre would bear all the Polavaram project expenses.

09 Sep 2016 4:28 AM


Parents sell toddler for Rs 6,000 in Orissa

Unable to bear the burden of bringing up three children, a couple allegedly sold their newborn baby girl for Rs 6,000 to unidentified people under the garb of adoption.

08 Sep 2016 3:13 AM

Orissa parties gear up for local polls

As the panchayat polls draw nearer, the war of words between the Centre and the Orissa government over several issues promises to get shriller.

08 Sep 2016 1:01 AM

Orissa gives nod, GST Bill goes to President

The special one-day sitting of the Orissa Legislative Assembly held on Thursday ratified the 122nd Constitutional Amendment Bill on the Goods and Services Tax.

02 Sep 2016 3:37 AM

Orissa: Baby delivered in pickup van

A pregnant woman of Palakhamana village under Kalyansinghpur block in Orissa’s Rayagada district on Thursday delivered her baby on the way to hospital in a Tata Magic van as the government ambulance f

02 Sep 2016 1:42 AM

Bhubaneswar gets its first water ATM

Marking the Local-self Government Day, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday gifted its citizens with the first water ATM OR water vending kiosks of the state and a foot over bridge (FO

01 Sep 2016 3:15 AM


Bahrain PM offers funds to man who carried wife’s body

Moved by the news of an Orissa tribal man carrying his wife’s body on his shoulders after being denied a mortuary van, Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has extended financia

29 Aug 2016 1:19 AM

Rio hockey stars made to sit on train floor

It was a great moment for sports lovers in Orissa when four women players from the state were picked up in the national squad for the recently-concluded Rio Olympics.

29 Aug 2016 1:13 AM

11 dead due to unknown illness in Orissa village

At least 11 people died due to an unknown disease in the past 40 days in Mahadeijoda panchayat in Orissa’s Keonjhar district.

29 Aug 2016 12:34 AM

Congress: Orissa Tribals are being killed by BJD govt

Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee chief Prasad Harichandan on Saturday alleged that the state police was killing innocent tribals and then branding them Maoists.

28 Aug 2016 1:45 AM

Orissa cop, who broke body into pieces, suspended

After the intervention of Balasore district collector Promod Das, the government railway police (GRP) on Saturday suspended assistant sub-inspector Pratap Rudra Mishra for breaking a dead woman’s body

28 Aug 2016 12:43 AM


In-laws put camera in bedroom, says woman

The Orissa police served notices to a woman’s husband and in-laws, following her complaint alleging the latter of threatening to upload intimate moments of the couple on social media platforms.

28 Aug 2016 12:19 AM

Over 10 lakh kids in India live with cleft lips

Over 10 lakh children in India live with untreated cleft lips simply because they cannot afford the surgery which costs a little over ten thousand rupees.

27 Aug 2016 6:14 AM

Rights panel seeks report after bones of body broken

Taking suo moto notice of the Balasore district headquarters hospital workers allegedly breaking the body of a woman into pieces, Orissa Human Rights Com-mission (OHRC) has sought a report from the ra

27 Aug 2016 12:50 AM

Orissa football prodigy to live his German dream

11-year-old Chandan Nayak all set to train at Bayern Munich

24 Aug 2016 5:40 AM

Audi plans petrol cars for India

German luxury carmaker Audi will launch petrol versions of all its existing models in India by the first quarter of next year as it tries to adapt to changing market demand in the wake of ban on big d

23 Aug 2016 12:09 AM