Woman, 5-year-old son killed in fire

Woman, 5-year-old son killed in fire

BERHAMPUR: A woman (32) and her son (5), who were severely burnt in a fire in their house at Gayatri Nagara on Friday, died at a private in Bhubaneswar on […]

Four held for trying to smuggle pangolin

Four held for trying to smuggle pangolin

BHUBANESWAR: Six months after scales were seized by the forest department in Mahanadi wildlife division, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Saturday seized two pangolins at Ambadiha […]

Panic grips Chilika after mass death of crows in two villages

Panic grips Chilika after mass death of crows in two villages

BERHAMPUR: Panic gripped Chilika following the mass death of crows at Sialia and Alada villages near Krushna Prasad under Nuapada range of the Chilika wildlife division on Saturday. Wildlife personnel […]

Contempt case: 2-week jail for four forest staff

Contempt case: 2-week jail for four forest staff

HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad High has convicted four forest department officials in a contempt case and sentenced them to two weeks in . It also slapped a fine of Rs 2,000 […]

Infighting in Odisha Congress ahead of Rahul Gandhi‘s visit

Infighting in Odisha Congress ahead of Rahul Gandhi‘s visit

BHUBANESWAR: Ahead of Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s likely visit to later this month, the party’s state leadership faces a daunting task to handle infighting, stemming from senior leader Srikant Jena’s […]

Odisha medical institute director issued show-cause, sent on leave for ‘salt‘ therapy

Odisha medical institute director issued show-cause, sent on leave for ‘salt‘ therapy

BHUBANESWAR: Day after a government probe “indicted” Ashwini Pujahari, controversial director of VSS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (Vimsar) , for unethical surgery, the state government on Friday issued […]

Odisha: Centre orders probe into Beltikiri shelter home sexual abuse case

Odisha: Centre orders probe into Beltikiri shelter home sexual abuse case

BHUBANESWAR: The Centre has ordered a probe into the alleged sexual harassment of inmates in a in Dhenkanal district and asked the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) […]

Odisha BJP opposes privatisation of Central Electricity Supply Utility

Odisha BJP opposes privatisation of Central Electricity Supply Utility

BHUBANESWAR: The state on Saturday demanded cancellation of the ongoing bidding process for involvement of a private player in power distribution by the (). State secretary of BJP Lekhashri Samantasinghar […]