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Consumers fume at defective LED

Resentment is brewing among the consumers of the city over closure of agency office which was engaged by Southco to sell LED bulbs.

04 Aug 2017

Cops recover body of PS member

Jaipur Sadar police on Thursday fished out the body of  a Panchayat Samiti member, who had been missing since Tuesday, from Chainipur Ghat of Budha river in the district.

04 Aug 2017

Students in Maharajpur new project primary at Baripada | Express
School runs in thatched house

Though the State Government is providing lakhs of rupees to the district under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) for better educational infrastructure in the schools, Maharajpur new project primary school is running from a thatched house.

04 Aug 2017

Gold ornaments found from Babu’s possession I Express
Criminal held with 1 kg gold

A notorious criminal was arrested following an exchange of fire between him and the police in Ganjam district on Thursday.

04 Aug 2017

Authentication deadline set for distributors of SIM card

THE ever expanding telecom services has given a new dimension to crime scenario in Sundargarh district.

04 Aug 2017

Man behind the spark sees no end of suffering

Family members of Khirod Singh (58), whose attendant was roughed up by PG students of VIMSAR on July 28 night, are a worried lot.

04 Aug 2017

Panel estimates excess mineral at Rs 17.5K cr

AS confusion prevails on the amount to be recovered from mining companies for excess mining of iron ore and manganese for a period of 10 years from 2000, the State Government on Thursday said it will

04 Aug 2017

Research bodies join hands on farm sector

Three national-level research institutes have come together to prepare a long-term action plan for bio-economy and agriculture diversification which would help enhance farm productivity and farmers’ i

04 Aug 2017

80 Startups get SOI stamp

As many as 80 Startups working in diverse areas have been recognised by the Startup Odisha Initiative (SOI) during the last two months.

04 Aug 2017

Utkal varsity plans Centre for International Studies

Utkal University may soon have a Centre for International Studies if things work out as planned.

04 Aug 2017

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launching Unnati in Bhubaneswar on Thursday | Express
Govt’s UNNATI means urban development

The State Government on Thursday launched a new initiative, UNNATI, to bring all-round inclusive development in urban areas by synergising the resources from various schemes, agencies and providing cr

04 Aug 2017

BJD, Cong plan phase protests against LPG subsidy phase-out

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Congress have decided to oppose Centre’s decision to withdraw subsidy on LPG in a phased manner by announcing agitational programmes.

04 Aug 2017

Locals gather outside the house of Satpal Singh | Express
Tragedy strikes family of good people

Till Wednesday night, Bhavna Singh, daughter-in-law of Pal Heights Group promoter Satpal Singh, was busy preparing for the 15-day Rajasthani Food Festival which was scheduled to start from Thursday.

04 Aug 2017

File photo of Gaganpal Singh with his family in a happy moment
Four of business family perish in house inferno

In a most pathetic mishap, four members of a prominent business family along with the domestic help were choked to death after fire broke out in their three-storey residential building in Budheswari C

04 Aug 2017

For representational purposes (File | Reuters)
Congress, BJD announce agitational programmes to protest withdrawal of subsidy on LPG

Criticising the Centre for cheating poor women, the BMJD leaders demanded that GST on LPG cylinders should be waived.

03 Aug 2017

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File | PTI)
Odisha government launches new initiative UNNATI for development in urban areas

The new scheme has assumed significance in view of the polls to urban local bodies in September next year.

03 Aug 2017

File photo of Gaganpal Singh with his family in a happy moment
Four of a family among five die of suffocation as house catches fire in Bhubaneswar

In a shocking incident, five persons, including four of a family were burnt alive as fire catches a three-storey building at Buddheswari colony in Bhubaneswar in the wee hours on Thursday.

03 Aug 2017

Persons with Disabilities staging dharna at DHH in Rayagada on Wednesday | Express
Differently abled persons protest against apathy in Odisha hospital

The PwDs were miffed over absence of the orthopaedic doctor who renews and issues them certificates.

03 Aug 2017

An inundated electrical sub-station at Dandisahi village in Pattamundai | Express
Odisha: Flood washes away crops in Jajpur

Flash flood in rivers Brahmani and Kharasrota has submerged paddy and vegetable crops in thousands of acres of land in five blocks of Jajpur district.  

03 Aug 2017

Odisha woman dies after doctor cuts her intestines during surgery

A woman died in Balangir district after a doctor accidentally cut her intestines during tubectomy surgery.

03 Aug 2017

File affidavit on SPVs for tribal areas of Odisha: SC

The Supreme Court has asked the State Government to file an affidavit detailing the activities carried out by the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which was created to undertake tribal welfare.

03 Aug 2017