Articles about Odisha
13 May 2022Lifestyle
A hot spring is naturally occurring groundwater that gets heated by geothermal forces and emerges from the earth's surface.
10 May 2022India
Severe cyclone Asani, which has been raging over the Bay of Bengal, would move closer to the northern Andhra Pradesh coast by Tuesday night, predicted the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
09 May 2022India
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a fresh heatwave alert for the country's northwestern and central regions while cyclone Asani is expected to bring rain to the southern and eastern states.
09 May 2022India
Cyclone Asani—formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal—has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Sunday and will continue to move toward eastern coasts, the India Meteorological Department said.
08 May 2022India
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast the cyclonic storm Asani, forming in the Bay of Bengal, is likely to miss Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts.
07 May 2022India
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said a low-pressure region over the South Andaman Sea is expected to develop into a cyclone—to be called Asani—by Sunday and travel north toward India's eastern coast.
05 May 2022India
An alert has been issued by the Odisha government as the state faces a possible cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in the coming days.
12 Mar 2022India
At least 24 people, including seven policemen, were injured after a BJD MLA's vehicle allegedly ran over them in Odisha on Saturday.
15 Feb 2022India
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.
04 Dec 2021India
A 17-year-old girl died after a tree uprooted and fell on her in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on Saturday as cyclonic storm Jawad (pronounced Jowad) began its impact in the area.
02 Dec 2021India
The deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm on Friday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
07 Nov 2021Entertainment
Veteran filmmaker Ghanashyam Mohapatra will be honored with the prestigious Jaydev Award for the year 2019 for his lifetime contribution to the Odia film industry.
28 Sep 2021India
A massive explosion inside the Balanga Police Station in Odisha's Puri district last night damaged the building severely, the police said on Tuesday.
27 Sep 2021India
A government school teacher in Odisha's Jajpur district has been suspended for allegedly submitting fake certificates to get the job over two decades ago, an official said.
26 Sep 2021India
The states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh are on alert as the cyclonic storm "Gulab" is expected to cross the eastern Indian coast by Sunday evening.
25 Sep 2021India
A depression over the northeast and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression, with the IMD on Saturday noting that the weather system may further concentrate into a cyclonic storm and move toward Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
14 Sep 2021India
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 2021India
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 Sep 2021India
Odisha capital Bhubaneswar received 195 mm rainfall in 24 hours, breaking a 63-year-old record, as rain clobbered large parts of the state and prompted authorities to issue a flood alert, officials said on Monday.
11 Sep 2021India
A 45-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly impersonating as a doctor and running a clinic for the last three years in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Saturday.
10 Sep 2021India
Hill brooms made by the inmates of a prison in Odisha's Ganjam district will soon be available in the market, officials said on Friday.
07 Sep 2021India
Four years ago, an upper primary school in Odisha's Ganjam district lacked basic infrastructure and students skipped their lessons every other day.
26 Aug 2021India
A dead monkey was cremated as per Hindu rituals by personnel of a police station in Odisha's Jajpur district.
19 Aug 2021India
A heritage research group team on Thursday claimed that it had stumbled upon the possible ruins of an ancient temple of 13-14th century Common Era in Odisha's Puri district.
16 Aug 2021India
The Puri district administration on Monday allowed people from outside Puri to cremate the mortal remains of their near and dear ones at the Swargadwar crematorium in the sea beach in Puri with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocol, officials said.
14 Aug 2021India
Indians are bringing laurels for the country not only from the hockey astroturf but off it too.
13 Aug 2021India
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 2021India
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.
10 Aug 2021India
Police seized over three quintals of cannabis worth over Rs. 12 lakh and arrested four persons in this connection in Odisha's Kalahandi district, an officer said.
03 Aug 2021India
The marauding sea that had been eroding the coastline in Odisha's Kendrapara district for decades, devouring one village after another, recently razed to the ground the centuries-old Ma Panchubarahi temple dashing hopes of locals who often offered prayers there seeking respite from the scourge of Mother Nature.
30 Jul 2021India
She is deaf and mute, her students are also in the same boat. But that did not stop their classes as they used sign language to cross the barrier of communication.
30 Jul 2021Politics
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.
29 Jul 2021India
A house help who decamped with her Delhi employer's cash and jewelry worth over Rs. 45 lakh was arrested with the help of technical surveillance of the phones of random people she used on the way to her home in Odisha, police said on Thursday.
19 Jul 2021India
At least 16 people were arrested in Ganjam district in Odisha on Sunday for allegedly thrashing three members of a family on the suspicion of witchcraft, police said.
20 Jun 2021Entertainment
Popular Odia singer Tapu Mishra, who worked prolifically in the playback industry, passed away on Saturday due to post-COVID-19 complications, said reports.