At least 15 job aspirants, including five girls, on Friday attempted self-immolation in front of Raj Bhavan here for “inordinate” delay of over 10 years in recruiting them as constables.
20 Aug 2016 5:48 AM
The Orissa government on Thursday sounded a high alert in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts as the water level of Subarnarekha river rose at an alarming rate.
19 Aug 2016 12:46 AM
Orissa’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) minister Jogendra Behera on Monday courted controversy when his personal security guard was caught on the camera tying his shoelaces at the Independ
16 Aug 2016 2:05 AM
Once showcased as the country’s steel hub, the Kalinganagar Industrial Estate in Orissa is now crying out for urgent government intervention for its survival.
16 Aug 2016 1:53 AM
A married couple on Monday attempted self-immolation by pouring kerosene on themselves in Orissa’s Dhenkanal district, nearly 100 km from here.
16 Aug 2016 1:50 AM
With the aggressive beach erosion near Puri playing havoc among locals, Orissa water resource secretary Pradeep Kumar Jena on Friday informed that a team of experts from IIT-Madras would carry out a t
13 Aug 2016 1:29 AM
Tension prevailed on Saturday in Orissa’s KIIT University campus following alleged “gangrape” of a student of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) by some unidentified youth on Friday night
07 Aug 2016 12:17 AM
Mahanadi, the 834-km-long river flowing through Chhattisgarh and Orissa, has of late become a serious bone of contention between the two states with each of them demanding a fair share of its water.
07 Aug 2016 12:10 AM
In a chilling reminder of the ghastly Nirbhaya gangrape case in New Delhi that shook the conscience of the nation, the driver and conductor of a private bus were on Friday arrested for abducting, rapi
06 Aug 2016 6:06 AM
The Orissa government has decided to recruit transgenders as jail warders as per the directive of the Supreme Court.
03 Aug 2016 3:42 AM
Five more persons died in lightning in various parts of Orissa, taking the death toll to 35 in the last two days, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences for death of at least 3
01 Aug 2016 12:19 AM
At least 30 people were killed on Saturday and over 40 others injured in separate lightning incidents in various parts of Orissa.
31 Jul 2016 5:21 AM
The Orissa police was on Monday stunned to know that sex racketeers in Bhu-baneswar were servicing their clients in a completely new way —sex-on-wheels.
26 Jul 2016 6:19 AM
Once again, a dog gave up its life for its master. A male Doberman fought a fatal battle with four mountain cobras for hours to save eight members of its master’s family.
14 Jul 2016 1:23 AM
Orissa chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s apparent inability to act against his “tainted” ministers and MLAs has greatly lowered his public image, giving a handle to the Opposition to further corner him
11 Jul 2016 12:12 AM
At least five villagers, including two women and an 18-month-old child, were killed and seven others injured when security personnel engaged in anti-Maoist operations “mistakenly” opened fire on them
10 Jul 2016 3:36 AM
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday conducted simultaneous raids on the offices of Chennai-based firm Sastra Enterprises in nine places across the country, including Orissa.
06 Jul 2016 1:28 AM
Controversial BJD leader and Oriya cine actor Papu Pom Pom alias Tatwa Prakash Satpathy, who is facing casting couch allegation levelled against him by a 15-year-old girl, has finally been arrested.
01 Jul 2016 12:35 AM
The Orissa police on Monday issued notices to six persons associated with the regional television and film industry for their alleged involvement in the exploitation of a female actor.
28 Jun 2016 3:39 AM
The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) of Orissa, on Monday said it had found prima facie evidence of sexual assault of a 15-year-old actress by BJD leader and cine actor Papu Pom Pom and recommended the p
28 Jun 2016 3:33 AM