Articles about Bhubaneswar

Odisha: Man arrested for marrying, duping 14 women

15 Feb 2022

India
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.

Odisha: Bees to prevent elephants from entering human habitations

14 Sep 2021

India
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.

Odisha orders evacuation from low-lying areas as rain batters state

14 Sep 2021

India
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.

Treasure trove of 9th-12th century CE idols found in Odisha

13 Aug 2021

India
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.

Odisha allows 'indoor-like' pandals for Durga and other pujas

10 Aug 2021

India
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.

Congress, BJP attack BJD government over dengue spread in Bhubaneswar

30 Jul 2021

Politics
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.

Environmentalist Radha Mohan passes away at 78

11 Jun 2021

India
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.

Jagannath temple reopens for all devotees

04 Jan 2021

India
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.

Rajya Sabha ruckus continues, suspended MPs stage 'dharna'

21 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India

04 May 2020

Business
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.

In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand

01 May 2020

India
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.

'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak

14 Apr 2020

Business
'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.

Coronavirus: Odisha announces 'total shutdown' in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Cuttack

03 Apr 2020

India
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.

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

11 Mar 2020

Politics
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.

With smokeless chulhas, this woman's start-up tackles pollution

15 Nov 2019

Business
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.

In a first, Odisha auto dealer fined Rs. 1 lakh

17 Sep 2019

India
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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Ex-HK skipper Anshuman Rath speaks on move to India

14 Sep 2019

Sports
#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.

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

08 Aug 2019

India
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.

#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status

07 Aug 2019

Politics
#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.

#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

06 Aug 2019

Politics
#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.

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

05 Aug 2019

Politics
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.

Odisha teenager builds 'cheapest' mobile cover that absorbs harmful radiations

02 Mar 2019

India
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.

PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs. 14,500cr in Odisha

24 Dec 2018

India
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.

Ministerial committee to hold talks with farmers: Finance Minister Behera

30 Nov 2018

Politics
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.

Hockey World Cup opening ceremony: Online ticket sale starts tomorrow

19 Nov 2018

Sports
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.

Rahman, Gulzar to create Hockey Men's World Cup title song

21 Sep 2018

Entertainment
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.

Odisha gets first 'Tribes India' outlet showcasing tribal products

16 Sep 2018

India
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.

Heavy rains lash Odisha, throwing life out of gear

12 Aug 2018

India
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.

CM-Patnaik bans plastic in parts of Odisha from October 2

10 Jul 2018

India
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.

Bhubaneswar New station, mobile app come up before Rath Yatra

07 Jul 2018

India
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.

Bhubaneswar: People defecating in open will be fined Rs. 50

30 Jun 2018

India
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.

Farmers in Odisha to get trained in modern agricultural practices

21 Jun 2018

India
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.

Odisha's Lavanya Das to represent India at international beauty pageant

12 Jun 2018

Entertainment
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.

Odisha: 20 startups getting recognized every month, beats national average

08 Jun 2018

India
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.

Odisha: Husband gambles wife, watches her getting raped by 'winner'

31 May 2018

India
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.

Odisha CM flags off 15-day campaign against child sexual abuse

28 May 2018

India
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.

CM Naveen Patnaik unveils 'Skilled-in-Odisha' logo

20 Apr 2018

India
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.

Police lathi-charge teachers for disrupting evaluation of matric exam papers

21 Mar 2018

India
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.

Bengaluru: Friend allegedly forces woman to drink, then rapes her

20 Mar 2018

Bengaluru
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.

IITs should be among top 100 global institutions: MoS HRD

19 Mar 2018

India
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.