Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Photographers, guides of Sun Temple see a ray of hope

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
With a long black strap around his neck, fingers carefully on the camera shutter, eyes glued to the lens, 35-year-old Prakash Pandey takes a few steps backward.... read..

Odisha seeks Rs 7,200 cr for railways in Union Budget 2021-22

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
The Odisha government on Monday demanded Rs 7,200 crore in the railway sector and Rs 5,650 crore in the telecom sector in the forthcoming Union Budget for 2021-22.... read..

Two pythons rescued in Odisha's Berhampur

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 19, 2021 6:42:58 AM IST
Two giant pythons were rescued from inside JCB at Palligumula village of Berhampur district of Odisha on Sunday. They were found during the beautification work at a reservoir site inside a huge pipe.... read..

Kharif Paddy procurement increased by 22 pc in Odisha compared to last year

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 18, 2021 11:13:04 PM IST
Odisha government has said that Kharif paddy procurement is in full swing in the state and has increased by 22 percent in comparison to the last year.... read..

Odisha increases session sites for Covid vaccination

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The Odisha government has increased the number of session sites for Covid-19 vaccination.... read..

COVID-19: Odisha Education Minister reviews situation as schools reopen

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 18, 2021 9:14:20 AM IST
With the phased reopening of educational institutions in Odisha, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Sunday reviewed the situation in schools the state.... read..

Odisha approves Rs 903 cr annual action plan for afforestation

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 18, 2021 10:42:59 AM IST
The state-level Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) on Sunday has approved the annual action plan of 2021-22 with a total outlay of around Rs 903.39 crore.... read..

Odisha approves Rs 903 crore action plan for afforestation

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
The state-level Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) in Odisha has approved the annual action plan of 2021-22 with a total outlay of around Rs 903.39 crore, said an official on Sunday.... read..

Odisha's oldest, most popular art form 'Pattachitra' preserved in Raghurajpur

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 18, 2021 4:43:04 PM IST
Odisha's traditional art form 'Pattachitra', which dates back to 5 BC, continues to live on in India's first heritage village Raghurajpur.... read..

Let tourists be our brand ambassadors: Odisha's Panigrahi (IANS Exclusive)

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Odisha government is rebranding its tourism to get the most out of the coastal heaven. It is organizing Eco Retreat programs at various tourist spots. The idea is to let the world explore the unexplored under the tagline "India's best kept secret".... read..

ISL 7: Odisha FC ropes in Rakesh Pradhan on loan from NorthEast United

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 18, 2021 12:13:45 PM IST
Odisha FC has signed defender Rakesh Pradhan on loan from NorthEast United FC till the end of the Indian Super League (ISL) Season.... read..

Odisha professionals take Pattachitra art to new heights

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
As three cars of tourists make their way into the heritage crafts village of Raghurajpur in Odisha's Puri district which is famous worldwide for its 'Pattachitra' art, the villagers display anxious looks.... read..

Odisha: Transport revenue collection up by 8 pc in December 2020

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 17, 2021 5:13:07 PM IST
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, revenue collection by the Odisha transport department from April to October has been much below the collection figures of the previous year.... read..

Covid-19 vaccination drive begins in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Covid-19 vaccination drive began at 161 sites spread across 30 districts of the state on Saturday.... read..

2 BDOs, one JE suspended on corruption charges in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The Odisha government on Saturday suspended two block development officers (BDOs) and one junior engineer (JE) on charges of corruption in the Individual Household Latrines (IHHLs) programme.... read..

How dolphins are anchoring Chilika lake tourism amid pandemic

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
A dolphin jumps out of the brackish waters of Odisha's famed Chilika lake and is the cynosure for all eyes on a boat on the lagoon.... read..

Odisha set to start Covid-19 vaccinations at 161 sites

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Odisha is all set to start Covid-19 vaccinations at 161 centres across 30 districts on Saturday, officials said.... read..

Odisha gets over Rs 1.25 lakh cr investment despite Covid

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said Odisha has received an investment of over Rs 1.25 crore since February 2020 despite Covid-19 pandemic.... read..

Possible gas leak caused death of 4 workers at Rourkela Steel plant

Rourkela (Odisha) | January 15, 2021 12:14:31 PM IST
The deaths of the four contract workers in the "suspected gas leakage" incident at the coal chemical unit of Odisha's Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha was possibly due to their exposure to a pocket of toxic gas entrapped in sludge deposits inside a gas pipe... read..

Odisha reports 186 new COVID-19 cases

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 15, 2021 3:13:12 PM IST
With 186 new COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday, Odisha's total Covid-19 count reached 3,32,949, informed the I & PR Department.... read..

Kalahandi no longer a lab of poverty: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Kalahandi is no longer a laboratory to study poverty, but it has become a role model of development in the country, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday.... read..

Girl going for holy dip on Makar Sankranti gang-raped in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
A 19-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped while she was going to take holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti in Odisha's Baripada town on Thursday, said police.... read..

Social activist D Prakash Rao, Padma Shri, passes away

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Noted social activist and Padma Shri D. Prakash Rao passed away while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Wednesday. He was 63.... read..

2nd consignment of Covid vaccine reaches Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
A day after the arrival of the first consignment of Covishield, Odisha received a supply of another Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday.... read..

Odisha: People celebrate 'Bhogi' festival in full fervour, light bonfires

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 13, 2021 2:43:13 PM IST
People in the Gajapati district of Odisha celebrated the Bhogi festival, which marks the beginning of the four-day Pongal festival.... read..

Odisha reports 210 new COVID-19 cases

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 13, 2021 4:43:05 PM IST
Odisha's total COVID-19 went up to 3,32,541 on Wednesday with 210 more people testing positive for coronavirus in the state.... read..

Odisha reports 225 new COVID-19 cases

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 12, 2021 3:12:55 PM IST
Odisha on Tuesday reported 225 new COVID-19 cases, according to the Information and Public Relations Department of Odisha.... read..
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