Uproar in Odisha Assembly over Rahul Gandhi's disqualification
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 4:15:09 AM ISTHours after senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was expelled from the Parliament following his conviction in a criminal defamation case, the Odisha Assembly witnessed an uproar on Friday as the Congress members stalled the proceedings of the House by crea... read..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik writes to Nitin Gadkari over pending NH-55 works
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 25, 2023 5:05:02 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a letter to Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari asked for early completion of the Cuttack-Angul-Sambalpur section of NH-55... read..
Odisha: Mamata Banerjee meets Naveen Patnaik, calls to strengthen India's federal structure
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 24, 2023 7:05:32 AM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called on her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.... read..
Midfielder Paul Ramfangzauva pens two-year contract extension with Odisha FC
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 24, 2023 12:06:27 AM ISTIndian Super League (ISL) franchise Odisha FC have reached an agreement with midfielder Paul Ramfangzauva over a two-year contract extension, the club announced through its social media handles.... read..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik felicitates ISL Golden Boot award winner Diego Mauricio
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 23, 2023 11:05:47 PM ISTChief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik on Thursday felicitated Odisha FC's Diego Mauricio, who won the coveted ISL 2022-23 Golden Boot award and congratulated Diego for his exemplary performance and contribution to the Odisha FC's standing this season an... read..
Odisha waives entertainment tax on Kapil Sharma-starrer 'Zwigato'
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 23, 2023 9:35:04 AM ISTOdisha Government announced an exemption from entertainment tax for 'Zwigato' that was shot in Bhubaneswar.... read..
Odisha waives entertainment tax on 'Zwigato'
Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2023 2:45:11 AM ISTThe Odisha government on Wednesday announced exemption from entertainment tax for Bollywood film "Zwigato", which was shot in Bhubaneswar.... read..
Odisha makes provision of Rs 250 cr to address malnutrition issues
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 23, 2023 2:39:15 AM ISTIn a bid to address malnutrition among adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating mothers and children under six years of age in the state, Odisha Government has made a provision of Rs 250 crore under Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pushti Yojana (MSPY) for 2023-24,... read..
Mamata visits Jagannath temple, terms scheduled meeting with Patnaik courtesy call
Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a three-day visit to Odisha, on Wednesday visited Jagannath temple in Puri and offered prayers for the welfare of all.... read..
Charge sheet in minister murder case will be filed on time: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTThe charge sheet in the murder of minister Naba Kishore Das will be filed within prescribed time frame, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik told the Odisha Assembly on Tuesday.... read..
Odisha CM announces Rs 3 lakh ex gratia for kin of 3 students killed in car accident
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 22, 2023 10:05:19 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh to kin of the three deceased students who were killed in a tragic car accident today.... read..
RBI governor lays foundation stone for data centre, cybersecurity training institute in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 22, 2023 7:05:27 PM ISTReserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the establishment of a Greenfield Data Centre and Enterprise Computing and Cybersecurity Training Institute in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.... read..
Odisha minister's murder accused submitted medical documents citing psychiatric disorder twice
Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTOdisha minister Naba Das' assassinator Gopal Das had submitted medical documents to police department about his treatment for psychiatric disorder twice after remaining absent unauthorisedly.... read..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik approves master plan for development of Shakti Peeths
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 21, 2023 4:34:57 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday approved the master plan for the development of three "Shakti Peeth" in the state.... read..
Odisha celebrates Pakhala Diwas
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 21, 2023 8:06:03 AM ISTOdisha celebrated Pakhala Diwas on Monday.... read..
Odisha approves Rs 6,283 cr outlay to develop cyclone resilient network in coastal areas
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 21, 2023 5:04:34 AM ISTOdisha Distribution Reforms Committee headed by Chief Secretary Pradeep Jena on Monday approved Rs 6,283 crore outlay during its meeting on Monday.... read..
Odisha: Number of free diagnostic services at govt-run medical centres rises to 146
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 20, 2023 9:37:41 PM ISTAiming to provide qualitative universal health care for the people of Odisha, the state government has expanded the range of free diagnostic services to 146 tests to the entire population of the state irrespective of income level in Government hospitals a... read..
Odisha farmers take out rally against power sector privatisation, demand free electricity
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 20, 2023 9:37:38 PM ISTHundreds of farmers, under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS), on Monday took out a rally and held a demonstration against the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government seeking roll back electricity privatization and providing free electricity... read..
Odisha MLAs urge govt to hike old age, widow pensions
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 4:15:09 AM ISTAmid rising prices of commodities, members of the Odisha Assembly, cutting across party lines, on Friday urged the state government to enhance the pensions being given to elderly persons, widows, and persons with disabilities.... read..
"State Govt to resolve demands of agitating drivers within three months", Odisha Chief Secretary
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 17, 2023 1:06:20 PM ISTIn view of the ongoing State wide strike of 'Odisha Driver Mahasangha' along with other associations, Pradeep Kumar Jena, the Chief Secretary of Odisha on Thursday assured the members of 'Driver Ekata Mahasangha' to resolve their demands within three mont... read..
Odisha Police issue public notice to IPS officer for unauthorised absence
Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2023 2:15:09 AM ISTThe Odisha Police on Thursday issued a public notice to IPS officer N.B. Bharathi who has remained absent from duty in an unauthorised manner since 2017.... read..
'Odisha spent Rs 261.76 cr in construction of Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium'
Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM ISTThe Odisha government has made an expenditure of Rs 261.76 crore for construction of the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela, sports minister Tusharkanti Behera told the state Assembly on Thursday.... read..
Drivers in Odisha launch indefinite stir, public transport paralysed
Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM ISTPublic and commercial transport drivers in Odisha, under the banner of Driver Ekata Manch, on Wednesday launched an indefinite strike over their 10 point charter of demands.... read..
Opposition slams Odisha govt over rising forest fire incidents in state
Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTThe opposition Congress and BJP on Wednesday slammed the Odisha's BJD government over increasing incidents of forest fires across the state during the past few weeks.... read..
FIH Pro League: India beat Australia 4-3 in shoot-out to remain unbeaten in Rourkela
Rourkela |Thursday, 2023 4:45:08 AM ISTIndia ended on a rousing note the FIH Pro League mini-cluster at Rourkela, beating Australia 4-3 in the sudden death shoot-out on the final day of action at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium here on Wednesday.... read..
"Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium is lucky for us," says India men's hockey captain Harmanpreet Singh
Rourkela (Odisha) | March 16, 2023 3:04:43 PM ISTElated with the team's performance in the FIH Hockey Pro League 2022-2023 home games where India beat reigning World Champions Germany 3-2 and 6-3 followed by 5-4 and 2-2 (4-3 SO) win against Australia, Captain Harmanpreet Singh expressed that the Birsa M... read..
Work in mission mode to make Odisha number one in fish production, CM Naveen Patnaik tells new recruits
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 16, 2023 2:05:52 AM ISTAs many as 115 newly recruited assistant Fisheries officers joined the State Fisheries and Animal Resources Development department, as per an official release.... read..
Hockey India congratulates Vivek Sagar Prasad on completing 100 International Caps
Rourkela (Odisha) | March 15, 2023 10:35:03 PM ISTHockey India on Wednesday congratulated midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad on completing 100 International Caps for India.... read..
Team India remains unbeaten in FIH Hockey Pro League; beat Australia 2-2 (4-3 SO)
Rourkela (Odisha) | March 15, 2023 10:34:48 PM ISTAfter a hat-trick of wins, the Indian Men's Hockey Team remained unbeaten as they put up a resilient performance against Australia in the last home game in the FIH Hockey Pro League here at the world's largest-seated Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela... read..
Odisha: Tribal Artists from 8 states participate in National Tribal Dance Fest
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 15, 2023 1:05:11 PM ISTTribal folk artists from eight states, showcased dance forms depicting their unique culture and folklore at the National Tribal Dance Festival 2023 in Oridha's Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.... read..
Odisha intensifies surveillance for H3N2 virus
Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM ISTThe Odisha government has intensified its ILI (influenza-like illness) and SARI (severe acute respiratory infections) surveillance system following detection of 59 H3N2 cases, a health official said on Tuesday.... read..
784 elephant deaths in 10 years in Odisha: Forest Minister
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 14, 2023 11:35:23 PM ISTThe Minister of Forest and Environment of Odisha, Pradip Kumar Amat on Tuesday informed the State Assembly about the death of 784 elephants which includes various incidents and diseases.... read..
Pro League Hockey: Brilliant India thrash World Champions Germany 6-3
Rourkela |Tuesday, 2023 3:45:09 AM ISTIndia fought back from a goal deficit to score four goals in the second quarter and then added two more in the final period of the match to outplay World Cup winner Germany 6-3 in a brilliant display of attacking hockey in the FIH Pro League at the Brisa ... read..
Pradhan seeks long-term action plan to prevent forest fires in Odisha
Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2023 3:15:08 AM ISTExpressing concern about sudden jump in the incident of forest fires in Odisha, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged Union Forest Minister Bhupender Yadav to prepare a long-term action plan for preventing and mitigating future forest fires in... read..
FIH Hockey Pro League: India clinch third straight win at home, down world champions Germany 6-3
Rourkela (Odisha) | March 13, 2023 11:34:26 PM ISTThe Indian Men's Hockey Team continued their winning ways in the ongoing FIH Hockey Pro League with a scintillating 6-3 win against reigning world champions Germany here at the world's largest-seated Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium on Monday.... read..
Harmanpreet Singh's hat-trick puts India past Australia by 5-4
Rourkela |Monday, 2023 3:45:08 AM ISTA spirited performance by the Indian Mens Hockey Team helped them register a thrilling 5-4 win against Australia here at the magnificent Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in the FIH Hockey Pro League on Sunday.... read..
FIH Pro Hockey League: India down Australia 5-4 in thriller at Rourkela
Rourkela (Odisha) | March 12, 2023 10:35:32 PM ISTA spirited performance by the Indian Men's Hockey Team helped them register a thrilling 5-4 win against Australia here at the magnificent Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in the FIH Hockey Pro League on Sunday.... read..
Odisha CM Patnaik's secy reviews welfare projects in Sundargarh
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 12, 2023 12:05:30 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's Secretary (5T) VK Pandian reviewed different development and welfare projects in Sundargarh district on Saturday.... read..
59 H3N2 influenza cases detected in Odisha
Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2023 2:15:09 AM ISTAt least 59 H3N2 influenza cases were detected in Odisha during the last two months, said director of regional medical research centre (RMRC)-Bhubaneswar, Sanghamitra Pati here on Saturday.... read..
Amit Shah to visit Odisha on March 26
Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTAhead of the 2024 Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly elections, senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Odisha on March 26.... read..
59 H3N2 Influenza cases detected in Odisha in 2 Months: State Health department
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 12, 2023 4:34:19 AM ISTA total 59 H3N2 Influenza cases has been confirmed out of 225 samples collected in the month of January and February this year in the State. Confirming this Director Dr Sanghamitra Pati, Regional Medical Research Center (RMRC) Bhubaneswar, said that "Symp... read..
FIH Pro League: Hellwig's goal helps Germany to 1-0 win against Australia
Rourkela |Sunday, 2023 4:15:08 AM ISTA goal in the 7th minute of the match proved enough for World Champion Germany as they defeated Australia 1-0 in a mini-cluster match of the FIH Hockey Pro League at the Birsa Munda International Stadium here on Saturday.... read..
Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates multi-facility athletic complex
Rourkela (Odisha) | March 11, 2023 1:06:02 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Birsa Munda Athletics Stadium Complex and Hockey Training Centres in Odisha's Sundargarh district on Saturday.... read..
Odisha announces Rs 500cr livelihood scheme for tribals
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 5:15:09 AM ISTThe Odisha government has announced a new livelihood and income-generating scheme for the tribal people with an outlay of Rs 500 crore, an official said on Friday.... read..
Odisha CM inaugurates sports complex, three hockey training centres in Sundargarh district
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 5:15:08 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated multiple sports projects that will play a significant role in the holistic development of sports in Sundargarh district, which is reputed for producing many national and international-level player... read..
Odisha CM receives Guinness Book of Records certificate for Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday received the certificate of recognition from the Guinness Book of World Records for Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela being the world's largest fully seated hockey stadium.... read..
FIH Hockey Pro League 2022-23: India register 3-2 win against Germany
Rourkela |Saturday, 2023 4:15:08 AM ISTThe Indian men's hockey team registered an impressive 3-2 win against reigning World Champions Germany in the FIH Hockey Pro League 2022-23 match at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium, here on Friday.... read..
FIH Hockey Pro League: India down reigning world champions Germany by 3-2
Rourkela (Odisha) | March 10, 2023 11:04:50 PM ISTThe Indian Men's Hockey Team enthralled the evening audience at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium on Friday as they clinched a 3-2 win against reigning World Champions Germany in the FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/23.... read..
Two non-Odia officers behind minister's murder, alleges BJ leader
Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2023 4:45:09 AM ISTDropping a bombshell in the murder case of Odisha minister Naba Das, senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra alleged on Thursday that two non-Odia officers were the masterminds behind the incident.... read..
India gear up to take on World Champions Germany in FIH Men's Hockey Pro League 2022/23
Rourkela |Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM ISTThe Indian team will eye redemption when they take on the newly-crowned World Champions Germany in the FIH Men's Hockey Pro League 2022/23 match on Friday at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium, here.... read..
Odisha to implement 'Livelihoods Cluster Development' initiative for economic empowerment of tribal communities
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 10, 2023 5:03:55 PM ISTWith the aim to empower the tribal communities, the Odisha government to implement the 'Livelihoods Cluster Development' initiative under "Mukhya Mantri Janajati Jeebika Mission" through the State sector scheme "ST Livelihood and Income Generating Program... read..