06 May 2023DY Chandrachud
Live streaming of court hearings has flip side: CJI Chandrachud
Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Saturday noted that the live streaming of court hearings had a "flip side" as a lot of "funny clips" were being posted on the internet, reported PTI.
15 Apr 2023Odisha
Odisha: 1 killed, many injured in Sambalpur violence; curfew imposed
Authorities imposed an indefinite curfew in Odisha's Sambalpur and extended the internet ban there after a 30-year-old man was reportedly stabbed to death and four others injured in fresh communal clashes after Hanuman Jayanti processions on Friday.
07 Apr 2023Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
RBI's retail digital rupee is now live in 4 cities
On December 1, 2022, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) launched the retail digital rupee (eRs-R) on a pilot basis in India. The pilot of RBI's Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) involved a closed group of banks and cities.
19 Mar 2023Celebrity
DJ Azex found dead in Bhubaneswar under mysterious circumstances
Popular DJ Azex, whose real name was Akshay Moharana, was found dead at his residence in Odisha's Bhubaneswar on Saturday, said multiple media reports.
15 Feb 2022Odisha
Odisha: Man arrested for marrying, duping 14 women
A man was arrested on Monday in Odisha's Bhubaneswar for allegedly marrying 14 women and fleeing with their money, said a senior police officer.
14 Sep 2021Odisha
Odisha: Bees to prevent elephants from entering human habitations
In a bid to reduce man-elephant conflict, the Odisha government has decided to use honey bees to prevent the pachyderms from straying into human habitations, a senior forest official said on Tuesday.
14 Sep 2021Odisha
Odisha orders evacuation from low-lying areas as rain batters state
With heavy rain pounding the state of Odisha for the last 36 hours leading to a rise in the water levels in most rivers, the state government on Tuesday asked all the district collectors to evacuate people from low-lying areas, the officials said.
13 Aug 2021Odisha
Treasure trove of 9th-12th century CE idols found in Odisha
A team from the group Rediscover Lost Heritage, Friday claimed to have discovered a treasure trove of old temple idols and panels at Laudanki village near Satasankha on the Bhubaneswar-Puri road in Odisha.
10 Aug 2021Odisha
Odisha allows 'indoor-like' pandals for Durga and other pujas
The Odisha government has allowed different puja committees to conduct the Durga, Ganesh, Laxmi, Kali puja, and other similar events on pandals in indoor-like conditions only for observance of rituals without any public participation, an official order said.
30 Jul 2021Odisha
Congress, BJP attack BJD government over dengue spread in Bhubaneswar
Opposition Congress and BJP intensified their attack on the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government in Odisha over the spread of dengue in Bhubaneswar and other places.
11 Jun 2021Odisha
Environmentalist Radha Mohan passes away at 78
Padma Shri awardee environmentalist and Odisha's former information commissioner Professor Radha Mohan died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Friday, family sources said.
04 Jan 2021Puri
Jagannath temple reopens for all devotees
Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri reopened for all devotees on Sunday after remaining closed for nine months due to the pandemic.
03 Apr 2020Odisha
Coronavirus: Odisha announces 'total shutdown' in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Cuttack
The Odisha government on Friday announced a "total shutdown" in the capital city of Bhubaneswar and the town of Bhadrak.
15 Nov 2019India
With smokeless chulhas, this woman's start-up tackles pollution
Traditional mud chulhas are a common sight in a rural Indian household, often accompanied by black shadows tracing the kitchen walls from soot collected over time.
17 Sep 2019Odisha
In a first, Odisha auto dealer fined Rs. 1 lakh
After the new Motor Vehicles Act was implemented, traffic offenders are penalized on a daily basis.
24 Dec 2018Odisha
PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs. 14,500cr in Odisha
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commenced his day-long visit to Odisha, wherein he inaugurated several projects in the domains of health, transportation, and education, among others.
30 Nov 2018Odisha
Ministerial committee to hold talks with farmers: Finance Minister Behera
A ministerial committee of Odisha government will hold consultation with different farmers' organizations including Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) and Agriculture experts on the problems faced by the peasants in the state.
21 Sep 2018Gulzar
Rahman, Gulzar to create Hockey Men's World Cup title song
Grammy award winner AR Rahman and legendary poet-lyricist Gulzar are once again collaborating, this time for the official song of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup, Bhubaneswar 2018.
16 Sep 2018India
Odisha gets first 'Tribes India' outlet showcasing tribal products
Odisha's first "Tribes India" outlet has come up in Bhubaneswar showcasing a wide range of tribal products from across India.
12 Aug 2018Odisha
Heavy rains lash Odisha, throwing life out of gear
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today disrupting normal life, even as the Meteorological department forecast more showers in many areas.
10 Jul 2018Odisha
CM-Patnaik bans plastic in parts of Odisha from October 2
Moving towards the target of making Odisha plastic-free over the next two years, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a complete ban on the use of plastic in several places from October 2, this year.
07 Jul 2018Odisha
Bhubaneswar New station, mobile app come up before Rath Yatra
A new railway station in Odisha's Bhubaneswar and a host of other infrastructure projects were inaugurated today ahead of Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra festival beginning July 14.
30 Jun 2018India
Bhubaneswar: People defecating in open will be fined Rs. 50
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided that people defecating in the open in the city will be fined Rs. 50, officials said today.
21 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
Farmers in Odisha to get trained in modern agricultural practices
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik interacted with farmers of Odisha after inaugurating a training program for them at Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) in Bhubaneswar yesterday, where he assured farmer he will address their issues.
12 Jun 2018Odisha
Odisha's Lavanya Das to represent India at international beauty pageant
Lavanya Das, an Odia girl from Bhubaneshwar, who always wanted to bring laurels to her country, is on the verge of realizing her dream.
08 Jun 2018Odisha
Odisha: 20 startups getting recognized every month, beats national average
Odisha has surged in its startup initiative, with around 20 ventures getting recognized by the state government each month which is more than the national average, Additional Chief Secretary, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, LN Gupta said at Startup Council Meeting.
31 May 2018Odisha
Odisha: Husband gambles wife, watches her getting raped by 'winner'
A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped after her husband used her as a pawn in gambling and lost.
28 May 2018UNICEF
Odisha CM flags off 15-day campaign against child sexual abuse
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today flagged-off 15-day statewide campaign against child sexual abuse in Bhubaneswar, urging people to fight the menace.
20 Apr 2018Naveen Patnaik
CM Naveen Patnaik unveils 'Skilled-in-Odisha' logo
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled the brand identity logo of the 'Skilled-in-Odisha' campaign of the state government's skill initiatives.
21 Mar 2018India
Police lathi-charge teachers for disrupting evaluation of matric exam papers
Police resorted to mild lathi-charge to disperse a group of agitating school teachers, who had blocked the entry of other tutors to an exam paper evaluation center in Bhubaneswar.
20 Mar 2018Crime Against Women
Bengaluru: Friend allegedly forces woman to drink, then rapes her
A 21-year-old Bengaluru student has alleged she was raped by a friend, who forced her to drink and then took her to his HSR Layout flat after she fell semi-unconscious.
19 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
IITs should be among top 100 global institutions: MoS HRD
Addressing the sixth Convocation of IIT Bhubaneswar, Union Minister Satya Pal Singh has said institutes like IITs should find a place among the 100 top global institutes of higher learning.
07 Mar 2018Bollywood
FIR lodged against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside a temple
An FIR has been lodged against Raveena Tandon for allegedly filming an advertisement inside the premises of a temple in Bhubaneswar.
23 Dec 2017Odisha
Bhubaneswar becomes third Indian city to get transgender toilets
Bhubaneswar in Odisha has become India's third city to have a transgender toilet, courtesy the municipal corporation and Bhubaneswar Development Authority.
10 Sep 2017Odisha
Flyover collapses in Bhubaneswar leading to fatalities and injuries
A portion of an under-construction flyover near Bomikhal in Odisha's capital, Bhubaneswar, collapsed today killing at least one man, and injuring at least 11, said official sources.
22 Oct 2016All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Odisha health minister resigns to protect his tarnished image
Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Odisha's health and family welfare minister resigned on moral grounds giving in to pressure over the SUM Hospital fire.
21 Oct 2016All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
SUM hospital inferno: Calls for resignation of Odisha CM
In the aftermath of the deadly inferno at SUM Hospital in Bhubaneshwar, people have begun calling for the resignation of the state Health Minister and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
20 Oct 2016All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Chairman of Bhubaneswar hospital that caught fire surrenders
The Chairman of the Sikshya O Anusandhan Charitable Trust, Manoj Ranjan Nayak, surrendered before police in light of the SUM hospital fire in Bhubaneshwar that killed 21 people.
19 Oct 2016All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Police make arrests over SUM hospital fire
Odisha police arrested four persons connected with the deadly blaze at the SUM hospital.
18 Oct 2016All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
19 dead, 50 injured in Bhubaneshwar hospital fire
A fire broke out in a private hospital in Bhubaneshwar killing 19 people and injuring 50 others.