Manoj Das, an eminent Indian author who wrote both in Odia and English language, passed away at the age of 87 on 2 April.
Coronavirus Updates: The Centre and the state governments were also asked to provide a breakup of the current and projected availability of COVID-19 vaccine stocks for the next 6 months
Talsari beach in Odisha and other beaches along the Balasore coast, draw many local tourists and wildlife enthusiasts hoping to get a glimpse of red ghost crabs that turn up every year in large numbers.
India must prioritise adapting eight highly vulnerable eastern cities for climate change, says report
The eight cities are Jharkhand, Mizoram, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal.
Official sources said the COVID-19 situation in Nuapada district, bordering Chhattisgarh, has been categorised as 'critical'
School and Mass Education Minister SR Dash also said that the new academic session may not start in April this year
The rainfall and hailstorm helped in fully containing the fire at the Pithabata range, the state government said on Wednesday
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
The state government has also allowed social congregations for marriages and funerals with a maximum of 500 persons and adherence to the COVID-19 norms
The five high-risk states are Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, the state's additional chief secretary, health and family welfare, said
OPSC Medical Officer Recruitment 2021: Applications for 2,542 posts to begin on 26 Feb; check opsc.gov.in
The recruitment drive is being conducted to fill 2,542 vacancies. Of these, 1,042 vacancies are for the ST category, 653 vacancies are for SC categories, 633 for unreserved and 124 for SEBC
Five elephant deaths in 13 days at Odisha's Karlapat Sanctuary, authorities suspect water-borne infection
The first death was reported on 1 February when carcass of a jumbo was found near Tentulipada village inside the sanctuary.
Odisha reopens colleges for pre-final year undergraduate and first-year postgraduate students from today
Students and professors alike would have to wear face masks, sanitise their hands regularly and maintain social distancing at all times. This announcement is applicable for all the state colleges in Odisha
India successfully test-fires new-generation Akash missile at integrated test range off Odisha coast
The Akash-NG (new-generation) missile will be used by the Indian Air Force to intercept high-manoeuvring low radar cross-section aerial threats
COVID-19 negative report not required to enter Puri's Jagannath temple from 21 January, says management
The temple opened on 3 Jan after being shut for nine months due to the pandemic. Puri authorities said special arrangements will be made for elderly/senior devotees
According to a preliminary report, the four workers died due to inhalation of carbon monoxide gas. RSP has ordered a high-level probe into the incident
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.
Centre extends ban on UK flights till 7 Jan, advises caution on New Year's eve; cases of new COVID-19 strain rise to 20
An expert panel met to consider the Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) requests of Pfizer, Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech for their COVID-19 vaccine candidates. As per reports, the SEC said it will reconvene on 1 January.
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
Puri's Jagannath temple reopens after nine months; people from outside Odisha to get darshan from 3 Jan
The much-awaited 'darshan' of the sibling deities - Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath, began at 7 am amid strict adherence to the COVID-19 guidelines for servitors and their family members only