09 Apr 2020·
Odisha becomes first state to extend lockdown till April 30
While the Centre is yet to take a final call on extending lockdown, Odisha became the first state to extend it till April 30. The state's Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik decided on Thursday that schools will remain shut till June 17.
08 Oct 2018·
Puri violence: 5 policemen suspended for negligence, 18 persons arrested
Five policemen have been suspended for dereliction of duty following the violence that rocked Puri on October 3 over protests at Jagannath temple, police said.
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.