Articles about Bhubaneswar

Environmentalist Radha Mohan passes away at 78

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.

Jagannath temple reopens for all devotees

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.

Rajya Sabha ruckus continues, suspended MPs stage 'dharna'

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.

Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Ministerial committee to hold talks with farmers: Finance Minister Behera

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.

Hockey World Cup opening ceremony: Online ticket sale starts tomorrow

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.

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

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.

Odisha gets first 'Tribes India' outlet showcasing tribal products

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.

Heavy rains lash Odisha, throwing life out of gear

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.

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

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.

Bhubaneswar New station, mobile app come up before Rath Yatra

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.

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

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.

Farmers in Odisha to get trained in modern agricultural practices

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

IITs should be among top 100 global institutions: MoS HRD

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.

FIR lodged against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside a temple

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.

Bhubaneswar becomes third Indian city to get transgender toilets

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.

Flyover collapses in Bhubaneswar leading to fatalities and injuries

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.

Smart Railway Stations for Smart Cities

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.

Odisha health minister resigns to protect his tarnished image

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.

SUM hospital inferno: Calls for resignation of Odisha CM

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.