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Voltage stabiliser, electric wires stolen from Congress Bhawan in Bhubaneswar, MLA blames partymen for theft
India

Voltage stabiliser, electric wires stolen from Congress Bhawan in Bhubaneswar, MLA blames partymen for theft

Senior party MLA Suresh Routray termed the incident as unfortunate and blamed his own partymen for the theft

Odisha: Angry bull derails Janshatabdi Express at Bhadrak
India

Odisha: Angry bull derails Janshatabdi Express at Bhadrak

According to the East Coast Railway, the guard van of the train derailed when it was hit by a bull as the train was approaching Bhadrak station

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: Three Indian cities to host mega event; draw on 24 June
Sports

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: Three Indian cities to host mega event; draw on 24 June

FIFA on Wednesday named Bhubaneswar, Goa and Navi Mumbai as the host cities for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to be held in October later this year.

Odisha civic polls begin amid tight security
Politics

Odisha civic polls begin amid tight security

Polling will be held in 3,068 booths of 1,731 wards in the 106 civic bodies. In the three municipal corporations -- Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Berhampur -- total 168 wards will go to the polls

Indo-Pak 1971 war veteran Vice Admiral SH Sarma dies at 100: All you need to know about the Indian Navy officer
India

Indo-Pak 1971 war veteran Vice Admiral SH Sarma dies at 100: All you need to know about the Indian Navy officer

Apart from being the Flag Officer of Commanding Eastern Fleet, Sarma also served as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC in C) of the Eastern Naval Command

Odisha defers decision to reopen schools for classes 1 to 5 amid sharp rise in COVID cases
India

Odisha defers decision to reopen schools for classes 1 to 5 amid sharp rise in COVID cases

Education minister SR Dash said the decision was taken after officials visited various primary schools across the state and held discussions with stakeholders

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Sanjay's hat-trick in vain as France stun title holders India
Sports

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Sanjay's hat-trick in vain as France stun title holders India

Skipper Timothee Clement (1st, 23rd and 32nd minute) scored a hat-trick, while Benjamin Marque (7th) and Corentin Sellier (48th) were the other goal scorers for World No 26 France.

Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Here as relationship coach for junior team, says Graham Reid
Sports

Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Here as relationship coach for junior team, says Graham Reid

After guiding India to a historic Olympic bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Reid has worked in tandem with junior coach BJ Kariappa at SAI Bangalore before shifting base to Bhubaneswar.

Hockey India names 24 players for preparatory camp ahead of men's Junior World Cup
Sports

Hockey India names 24 players for preparatory camp ahead of men's Junior World Cup

The junior players were preparing for the showpiece in the camp which was being held in SAI, Bengaluru in a bio bubble over the past few months.

Odisha government nominates sprinter Dutee Chand for Khel Ratna
Sports

Odisha government nominates sprinter Dutee Chand for Khel Ratna

Apart from Dutee, the Odisha government also sent five other recommendations to the sports ministry, said an official in Bhubaneswar.

NISER invites applications for Scientific Officer posts; check steps to apply, eligibility niser.ac.in
India

NISER invites applications for Scientific Officer posts; check steps to apply, eligibility niser.ac.in

The last date to apply for the six vacancies is 10 June. Those who want to apply can do it by visiting the official website niser.ac.in

Odisha MLA attends funeral of BJD leader despite testing COVID-19 positive; FIR filed
India

Odisha MLA attends funeral of BJD leader despite testing COVID-19 positive; FIR filed

The case was registered against Umakanta Samantray for violating COVID-19 guidelines during the funeral of senior BJD leader Pradeep Maharathy

JEE, NEET row: Odisha govt to provide free transport, accommodation in September for applicants
India

JEE, NEET row: Odisha govt to provide free transport, accommodation in September for applicants

Applicants will be lodged in hostels of different ITIs, polytechnic institutes and engineering colleges

KIITEE 2020 result Declared: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology announces scores in entrance exam on kiitee.kiit.ac.in
India

KIITEE 2020 result Declared: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology announces scores in entrance exam on kiitee.kiit.ac.in

KIITEE 2020 result Declared: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology announces scores in entrance exam on kiitee.kiit.ac.in

Haphazard construction has increased risk of monsoon flooding in Bhubaneswar, wrecked city's drainage system
India

Haphazard construction has increased risk of monsoon flooding in Bhubaneswar, wrecked city's drainage system

Bhubaneswar used to have ten natural drainage channels that carried rainwater coming from uplands in Chandaka forest and other areas around the city.

IRCTC shares climb 5% in early trade as select passenger train services to resume from 12 May
Business

IRCTC shares climb 5% in early trade as select passenger train services to resume from 12 May

The Indian Railways will gradually resume passenger train services from 12 May and will ask passengers to arrive at the station at least an hour before departure, the national transporter said on Sunday.

Lockdown Extended in Bhubaneswar: Full list of activities permitted in Bhubaneswar from Monday, 4 May 2020
India

Lockdown Extended in Bhubaneswar: Full list of activities permitted in Bhubaneswar from Monday, 4 May 2020

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Khordha district has been put in the red zone. However, the rest of the areas in the district fall under the orange zone.

Odisha faring well in coronavirus war, but Naveen Patnaik dispensation needs to make renewed push on migrant, tribal welfare
India

Odisha faring well in coronavirus war, but Naveen Patnaik dispensation needs to make renewed push on migrant, tribal welfare

While Odisha may not be among the richest states in the nation, the Naveen Patnaik dispensation has a history of showing resourcefulness and pro-activeness in tackling disasters

Coronavirus Outbreak: Odisha reports first COVID-19 death as 72-year-old man from Bhubaneswar dies of infection
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Odisha reports first COVID-19 death as 72-year-old man from Bhubaneswar dies of infection

The victim had died on Monday and the report confirming that he tested positive for the virus arrived on Tuesday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: No community transmission of COVID-19, says Odisha govt; 39 positive cases reported in state so far
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: No community transmission of COVID-19, says Odisha govt; 39 positive cases reported in state so far

As per a report of the Indian Institute of Public Health, Odisha has not yet entered the stage 3 of COVID-19 transmission, which is community transmission, Subroto Bagchi, the state government's spokesperson on COVID-19, said