Articles about Bhubaneswar
11 Jun 2021
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 2021
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.
21 Sep 2020
Rajya Sabha ruckus continues, suspended MPs stage 'dharna'
After a stormy session yesterday, the Rajya Sabha witnessed pandemonium again today after eight MPs, who were suspended for their unruly behavior, refused to leave the House.
04 May 2020
Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India
After keeping operations suspended for over a month, ride-hailing giant Uber has begun operations in select cities and districts across India.
01 May 2020
In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand
Today, nearly 40 days after coronavirus-linked lockdown started, a special train was arranged from Telangana to ferry migrant workers to Jharkhand on a special request of the former's state government.
14 Apr 2020
'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak
As India goes into the second phase of the lockdown enforced to combat the spread of COVID-19, Ola is lending a helping hand to the public.
03 Apr 2020
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.
11 Mar 2020
Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?
Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.
15 Nov 2019
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 2019
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.
14 Sep 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Ex-HK skipper Anshuman Rath speaks on move to India
Former Hong Kong skipper Anshuman Rath made headlines after he decided to move to India for better cricketing opportunities.
08 Aug 2019
Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday, to explain his government's move of removing special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and splitting the state into two Union Territories.
07 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status
Congress is not moving an inch from its stand on Article 370. The grand old party on Tuesday reiterated that no government can change the status of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it "acceded" to India as one state.
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move
In a huge blow to Congress and its former president Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia supported the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
05 Aug 2019
Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370
In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.
02 Mar 2019
Odisha teenager builds 'cheapest' mobile cover that absorbs harmful radiations
In a remarkable innovation, a 17-year-old boy from Odisha has developed a mobile flip cover, using biodegradable products like cow dung and bael leaf. It is cheap and also protects users from harmful radiation.
24 Dec 2018
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 2018
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.
19 Nov 2018
Hockey World Cup opening ceremony: Online ticket sale starts tomorrow
The online ticket sale for the grand opening ceremony of Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup in Bhubaneswar will begin from November 20 (tomorrow), according to Hockey India.
21 Sep 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2017
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 2017
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.
23 Oct 2016
Smart Railway Stations for Smart Cities
The Union Urban Development and Railways Ministries came together to redevelop railway stations and adjoining regions along the rail lines running through smart cities.
22 Oct 2016
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 2016
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.