Official sources said the COVID-19 situation in Nuapada district, bordering Chhattisgarh, has been categorised as 'critical'
Odissi dancer Laxmipriya Mohapatra passes away at 86; CM Naveen Patnaik pays tributes, announces state funeral
Mohapatra is credited with being the first woman to perform Gotipua, a precursor of Odissi, on stage.
Similipal National Park forest fire ‘almost contained’, core area with wildlife not impacted by blaze
The Odisha government will deploy ODRAF personnel and members of the Panchayati raj institutions to douse forest fires in around 26 districts
Similipal National Park fire: Odisha government says no lives have been lost, issues SOP to combat blaze
The fire, which has been raging for around a week owing to the hot climate in Mayurbhanj district, has not affected the tiger reserve and large trees yet
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik congratulates Dutee Chand on nomination for BBC Indian Sportswoman award
The other contenders for the award this year are shooter Manu Bhaker, chess player Koneru Humpy, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and Indian women hockey team captain Rani Rampal.
Narendra Modi said that Lala Lajpat Rai's contribution to the freedom struggle is 'indelible' and inspires people across generations
Kindo, a full back in his playing days, was a member of the team that won the lone World Cup for India in 1975 in Kuala Lumpur, beating arch rivals Pakistan in the final.
Shantanu Mohapatra, who was the first Odia music composer to work with Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, and Md Rafi, was suffering from pneumonia and other age-related ailments
Odisha govt launches 'career portal' for secondary, higher secondary students in collaboration with UNICEF
The govt said that the portal will provide easy access to information on different careers, and offer career guidance services through a mobile friendly-app
National Energy Conservation Day 2020: Occasion for advocating energy efficiency, raising awareness on climate change priorities
Every year on 14 December,the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the Ministry of Power, celebrates Energy Conservation Day
The Naveen Patnaik govt ordered an SIT probe into the four-month-old case on (mention day). The case received attention after the victim's parents attempted self-immolation in front of the state Assembly on Tuesday
K Palaniswami urges Rajasthan, Odisha CMs to revoke ban on firecrackers, cites impact on Tamil Nadu's fireworks industry
In identical letters sent to the chief ministers of both states, the Tamil Nadu CM also argued that there is no empirical or validated data to demonstrate that the bursting of crackers has an effect on COVID-19 patients
Eight injured in major fire at IOC petrol pump in Odisha's Bhubaneswar; two critical, fire under control, say officials
Eight people were injured in a major fire that broke out at an Indian Oil Corporation petrol pump near Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday, police said
BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy dies due to COVID-19; Naveen Patnaik says 65-year-old was party 'stalwart'
Maharathy, who tested positive on 14 Sept, was discharged after recovery but was admitted again after his health deteriorated. He was on ventilator support since Friday
International Day of Democracy 2020: Global leaders stress on 'need to listen', promote equality before law amid pandemic
With nations adopting emergency measures to address COVID-19 crisis, the UN calls on nations to uphold the rule of law, protect and respect international standards and basic principles of legality and the right to access justice, remedies and due process
Veteran Odia actor Ajit Das passes away at 71 in Bhubaneswar; Naveen Patnaik, Pratap Sarangi offer condolences
Ajit Das was admitted to a COVID-19 hospital on 1 September, but its authorities are yet to disclose the reason behind his death.
While Odisha was being considerably ranked low in many indices at the national level, the most important feature of the state government during the current time has been the dynamic and evolving governance structure
Coronavirus Updates: With increased testing and relaxed lockdown more containment zones likely in Delhi
Coronavirus LATEST Updates: The number of COVID-19 containment zones in Delhi, which currently stand at 716, may be increased owing to further relaxations under 'Unlock' and doubling of coronavirus tests, officials said on Thursday
The chief minister also said that Odisha was among the few states providing COVID-19 treatment for free "so that nobody suffers for want of financial resources"
Bijay Mohanty was admitted to hospital on Monday evening after his condition deteriorated