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.
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.
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.
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.
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.