Monday, June 27, 2022

ISL: Odisha FC sign Raynier Fernandes on loan from Mumbai City FC

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Odisha FC have reached an agreement with Mumbai City FC for Raynier Fernandes, signing the player on a season-long loan, the Indian Super League (ISL) club confirmed on Sunday.... read..

Pride Parade 2022: Strides of pride in Chennai, Bhubaneswar

Chennai/Bhubaneswar (Tamil Nadu)/(Odisha) | June 27, 2022 6:26:13 AM IST
Against a bright and hot sky, brighter colours of the rainbow flew when floods of people came together to celebrate love and identity by participating in Pride Parade 2022 in Chennai and Bhubaneswar.... read..

ISL: Odisha sign Raynier Fernandes on loan from Mumbai City

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 26, 2022 6:55:45 PM IST
Odisha FC on Sunday announced it has reached an agreement with Mumbai City FC for Raynier Fernandes, on a season-long loan.... read..

Odisha: Four arrested with brown sugar

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 26, 2022 3:24:57 PM IST
At least four drug peddlers were apprehended with around 1 kilogram of brown sugar on Sunday by the Special Task Force of the Odisha Police in Khordha.... read..

AK-47 recovered from notorious criminal following encounter

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Odisha police have recovered a AK-47 rifle and a pistol from a notorious criminal following an encounter in the state's Rourkela city on Saturday, police said.... read..

Noted Odia actor dies by suicide; CBI probe demanded

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 25, 2022 3:55:35 PM IST
Renowned Odia and Bengali film actor Raimohan Parida was found hanging at his residence at Prachi Vihar in Mancheswar police limits in Bhubaneswar on Friday.... read..

Patnaik shares Odisha's achievements on food security at WFP HQs

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took the stage at the World Food Programme (WFP) headquarters in Rome to share the transformational progress made by his state on strengthening livelihoods and food security with a specific focus on marginalised commun... read..

Odisha govt bags first prize in National MSME Award 2022

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 24, 2022 2:57:01 AM IST
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Department, Government of Odisha has been awarded first prize in the category "National MSME Award 2022 to States/UTs for outstanding contribution in the promotion and Development of MSME Sector" by virtue o... read..

Odisha: Sri Mandira Parikrama Project put on fast track, Chief Secy directs to complete work in 9 months

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 24, 2022 11:25:46 PM IST
Sri Mandira Parikrama Project is put on the fast track in Puri, the state Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra has been looking into the field-level progress of its construction, landscaping and development.... read..

Naxal camp busted in Odisha's Kalahandi district

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 24, 2022 4:24:34 AM IST
A Naxal camp was busted by Odisha police during a search operation launched in the M Rampur area of the Kalahandi district on Thursday, according to an official statement by police.... read..

Four children drown in rainwater-filled pit in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
In a shocking incident, four children, including three girls, died after falling in a rainwater-filled pit, dug up for road construction work, in Odisha's Koraput district on Thursday, police said.... read..

BJD leaders sign nomination papers of NDA's presidential candidate

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 23, 2022 3:55:42 PM IST
Two leaders of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) have signed the nomination papers of presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu on Thursday.... read..

Government of Odisha join hands with Ultimate Kho Kho to own 5th franchise

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 23, 2022 12:26:41 PM IST
In what can be termed as a massive boost to the Ultimate Kho Kho (UKK), the Odisha government has taken ownership of a team in the soon-to-be-launched professional league.... read..

3 CRPF jawans killed in Maoists ambush in Odisha's Nuapada

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were killed during an exchange of fire with Maoists in a remote forested region in Patdhara of Nuapada district on Tuesday, police officials said.... read..

Odisha govt announces ex-gratia of Rs 20 lakh each to kin of CRPF troops killed in Naxal attack

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 21, 2022 11:56:10 PM IST
The Odisha government on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 20 lakh each to the kin of the three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel who were killed in a Maoist attack in Nuapada district.... read..

Sudarshan Pattnaik creates Modi's sand sculpture on Yoga Day eve

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
On the eve of International Yoga Day, renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a seven-foot sand sculpture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi doing yoga at a beach in Puri.... read..

ISL: Defender Carlos Delgado reunites with Odisha FC

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 20, 2022 12:54:42 PM IST
Odisha FC have announced the return of defender Carlos Delgado who will come back to the club after two years, reuniting with Josep Gombau.... read..

Odisha govt signs agreement to skill 10,000 women SHG members in apparel sector

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 19, 2022 6:55:29 AM IST
In a bid to promote entrepreneurship among women through the formation of Micro Enterprises of Mission Shakti SHGs, the Department of Mission Shakti, Odisha in collaboration with Apparel Made-ups and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMHSSC), New Delh... read..

Assets worth Rs 5 cr found from a BDO in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Odisha vigilance has detected properties over Rs 5 crore including 24 plots, two palatial buildings of Rs 1 crore each and four four-wheelers from a block development officer (BDO), officials said on Saturday.... read..

Minor kills mother for not giving money to buy new clothes

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
In a shocking incident, a minor boy in Odisha's Keonjhar district allegedly killed his mother for not giving him money to purchase new clothes, police said on Friday.... read..

Odisha CM holds review meeting of Jagannath Yatra preparation

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 18, 2022 9:56:52 PM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik reviewed the preparation meeting of Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra in Odisha's Puri on Saturday and sought everyone's cooperation for smooth and peaceful conduct of the festival.... read..

Odisha CM Patnaik inaugurates residential school in Kalahandi for underprivileged children

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 18, 2022 1:25:40 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday virtually inaugurated a residential school in Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi district, set up by the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) which will provide quality education to poor and underprivileged chi... read..

Agnipath protest: Train services disrupted across East Coast Railway Zone, many trains cancelled, diverted

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 18, 2022 7:25:13 PM IST
The train services of the East Coast Railway zone were affected amid the protests in various parts of the country against the new recruitment scheme in the Armed Forces, informed the railways' officials on Saturday.... read..

Naveen Patnaik to share Odisha's food security model at WFP in Rome

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 18, 2022 4:25:35 PM IST
A delegation led by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to visit the World Food Programme (WFP) headquarters in Rome next week to share Odisha's "transformational journey" in food security and disaster management.... read..

Odisha govt forms SIT to probe elephant deaths in Athagarh forest division

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 17, 2022 3:54:39 AM IST
The Odisha Government on Thursday formed a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the death and the recovery of elephants skeletons from Athagarh Forest Division in Cuttack district.... read..

Odisha govt forms SIT to probe elephant deaths in Athagarh forest

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
The Odisha government on Thursday formed a special investigation team (SIT) to probe deaths of elephants in Athagarh forest division in Cuttack district, officials said.... read..

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: Kalinga Stadium to host India matches

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 15, 2022 5:26:15 PM IST
FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 have officially announced the schedule for the biennial youth tournament and Bhubaneswar is set to host India's matches at the Kalinga Stadium in October this year... read..

Young tusker succumbs to pellet injuries in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A 10-year-old, sub-adult elephant on Tuesday succumbed to severe injuries from pellet wounds in Athagarh forest division of Odisha's Cuttack district, forest officials said.... read..

Odisha: Five-layer security in Puri for Snana Purnima

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Odisha police have made a five-layer security cover in and around the Sri Jagannath temple in Puri to ensure smooth conduct of the Snan Purnima rituals on June 14 (Tuesday).... read..

Odisha Congress workers protest against ED summon to Rahul Gandhi

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
Odisha Congress workers led by state president Sarat Pattanayak on Monday staged a protest outside the ED office in Bhubaneswar as the central agency questioned their leader Rahul Gandhi in Delhi in connection with the National Herald case.... read..

Odisha police arrests two more persons in fake loan app scam

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Odisha police arrested another two accused -- Rakshith and Sushanth for their alleged involvement in cheating people through fake loan mobile apps, the police said on Saturday.... read..

Odisha: Suspended vigilance inspector dismissed from service on corruption charges

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Odisha DGP S.K. Bansal on Friday dismissed vigilance inspector Manasi Jena, who was under suspension on corruption charges, from service with immediate effect.... read..

Odisha Assembly's Monsoon session from July 2

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
The Odisha Assembly's Monsoon session will begin from July 2 and continue till August 4, as per a notification issued by the Assembly Secretariat on Friday.... read..

Odisha transforms 416 schools under second phase of 5T transformation

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 11, 2022 3:25:17 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday dedicated 416 newly transformed government High Schools under the second phase of the 5T School Transformation program in 5 districts of the State.... read..

Monsoon session of Odisha Legislative Assembly to begin on July 2

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 10, 2022 10:55:01 PM IST
The Monsoon session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly will begin on July 2.... read..

CM Patnaik terms Odisha as 'model of governance'

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 10, 2022 4:54:34 AM IST
Highlighting the achievements of Odisha in the last two decades, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that the state is no more called a "poor and backward" rather it has emerged into a "Model of governance and public service".... read..

Odisha govt approves 11 investment projects worth Rs 2,082 cr

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Odisha government on Thursday approved 11 investment proposals worth Rs 2,082 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 3,612 people in the state, officials said.... read..

Odisha: BJD raises five demands from Centre for upliftment of farmers' conditions

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 10, 2022 2:25:39 AM IST
Biju Janata Dal on Thursday placed various demands before the Centre demanding for the development of the farmers and upliftment of their livelihood.... read..

BJD demands to enhancement of paddy MSP to Rs 2,930 per quintal

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
A day after the Centre enhanced the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy by Rs 100 per quintal, Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday reiterated its demand to enhance this to Rs 2,930 per quintal.... read..

Odisha CM felicitates Thomas Cup champions

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday felicitated Indian men's shuttlers and coach for their spectacular 2022 Thomas Cup victory.... read..

Josep Gombau returns as head coach of Odisha FC on two-year deal

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 9, 2022 5:25:00 PM IST
Odisha FC and Josep Gombau have reached an agreement for the latter to take over as head coach of the men's senior team on a two-year deal.... read..

Odisha Assembly Speaker election on June 13

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The election to the post of Odisha Assembly Speaker will be held on June 13, the Assembly Secretariat has informed all MLAs on Wednesday.... read..

Odisha CM honours Thomas Cup-winning Indian badminton team

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 8, 2022 10:55:04 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated Indian men's team members and coach for the spectacular victory in Thomas Cup 2022. India won this coveted cup for the first time in the history of the championship since its inception in 1948-49.... read..

Odisha CM launches helpline number for protection of stray, abandoned animals

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 8, 2022 3:54:22 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched a state animal helpline number and a tele veterinary service for the protection of stray and abandoned animals and expressed his government's commitment to their security.... read..

Man held for sharing wife's obscene pics on social media

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The police in Odisha have arrested a man for allegedly sharing his wife's obscene photographs on social media, an official said on Tuesday.... read..

Odisha: Devotees can have darshan of Lord Jagannath at Snana Mandap

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
After a gap of two years, devotees will be allowed to have darshan of Lord Jagannath and his siblings at Snana Mandap in Puri temple on the occasion of Snana Purnima, officials said on Tuesday.... read..

Odisha govt enhances pre-matric scholarship for ST, SC boarders

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 7, 2022 3:55:40 AM IST
The Odisha government has enhanced the pre-matric scholarship for ST and SC boarders from Rs 750 to Rs 950 for boys and from Rs 800 to Rs 1000 for girls.... read..

Nepal's Study Mission lauds food security implementation in Odisha

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 7, 2022 12:57:14 PM IST
A High-Level Study Mission from Nepal has praised the successful implementation of food security provisions in Odisha.... read..

Odisha fourth largest rice supplier to central pool

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 7, 2022 12:57:11 PM IST
Odisha is now the fourth largest rice supplier to the central pool with the 22 lakh million ton delivery to the Government of India, along with fulfilling the state's requirement for different schemes, which comes around 30 lakh million ton, said a senior... read..

Locals protest against Medha Patkar's visit to Odisha village

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Activist Medha Patkar on Monday faced strong protest and public ire while visiting Dhinkia village in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, where JSW has proposed to set up a mega steel plant.... read..

Portfolios of new Odisha ministers announced

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
Soon after the oath-taking ceremony of his revamped cabinet on Sunday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik distributed portfolios to the new ministers.... read..
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