• green cover in odisha threatened by mining

    Green cover in Odisha threatened by mining

    India | May 18, 2015 16:07 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha's decision to open more mines is set to affect the green cover in the state further, environmentalists have warned. The state has witnessed significant loss of forest land over the years due to mining

  • major fire engulfs 2 rajdhani trains at new delhi railway

    Major fire engulfs 2 Rajdhani trains at New Delhi railway station

    India | April 21, 2015 14:53 IST

    New Delhi: In a major fire accident, 10 coaches of two Rajdhani trains were gutted at New Delhi railway station today. In the first incident, six coaches of Bhubaneswar Rajdhani were destroyed in the fire. This

  • hockey india announces 25 probables for india japan series

    Hockey India announces 25 probables for India-Japan series

    Hockey | April 20, 2015 19:08 IST

    New Delhi: Hockey India on Monday announced a list of 25 probables for the upcoming India-Japan series, to be played in Bhubaneswar from May 3 to 9, which will be in preparation for the FIH

  • hrd ministry clears names of 3 iit directors

    HRD Ministry clears names of 3 IIT directors?

    India | April 07, 2015 8:17 IST

    New Delhi: Names of Rajeev Sekhar, Sarit Kumar Das and Pushpak Bhattacharyya are understood to have been cleared by the HRD Ministry as the new directors of IITs in Ropar, Bhubaneswar and Patna respectively.The Ministry,

  • 9 best places to visit around kolkata happiness within your

    9 best places to visit around Kolkata - happiness within your reach!

    India | March 23, 2015 16:27 IST

    A city that charms and sometimes shocks its visitors; a city that gives you the view of abject poverty with crumbling gems of British Raj- era, a city that amazes you with its sprawling gardens

  • odia copies of bills be distributed among mlas says naveen

    Odia copies of bills be distributed among MLAs, says Naveen Patnaik

    Politics | February 17, 2015 10:32 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed state departments to ensure Odia copies of the Bills be distributed among the members before they were taken up for consideration of the House.Patnaik issued the direction

  • cbi raid across 14 locations of a chit fund company in

    CBI raid across 14 locations of a chit fund company in Odisha

    India | January 31, 2015 19:00 IST

    Bhubaneswar:  CBI sleuths today conducted raids across 14 locations against Micro Finance Limited, one of the 44 chit fund companies under the scanner of the central investigating agency.A senior CBI official said raids were conducted

  • coal production hit as unions begin five day strike

    Coal production hit as unions begin five-day strike

    January 06, 2015 19:08 IST

    Bhubaneswar/Kolkata/Hyderabad: Coal production in India was hit Tuesday as around five lakh workers began a five-day strike to protest moves towards commercial mining of the fuel.Trade union leader Jibon Roy called it the second biggest

  • odisha jaundice toll jumps to 19

    Odisha jaundice toll jumps to 19

    India | January 02, 2015 12:25 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Two more deaths due to jaundice were confirmed in Odisha's Sambalpur town Friday, taking the toll from the water-borne disease to 19.Two hundred and ninety-three new cases of jaundice have been confirmed in the

  • anjan dutta is the new chief of congress s assam unit

    Anjan Dutta is the new chief of Congress's Assam unit

    Politics | December 13, 2014 19:02 IST

    New Delhi: Congress today appointed former minister Anjan Dutta, who was quizzed by CBI in Saradha scam probe, as Assam PCC chief, replacing Bhubaneswar Kalita whose tenure would have ended in March after holding the

  • hhil 2015 to begin in bhubaneswar delhi to host final

    HHIL 2015 to begin in Bhubaneswar, Delhi to host final

    Hockey | November 26, 2014 9:14 IST

    New Delhi: The newly-built Kalinga Stadium of Bhubaneswar will stage the opening match, while capital's Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium will host the semifinals and final of the third edition of Hero Hockey India League

  • arms seized after gun battle with maoists in odisha

    Arms seized after gun battle with Maoists in Odisha

    India | September 11, 2014 12:46 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Police seized arms and ammunition from a forested area of Gajapati district after a brief gun battle with Maoists, an official said Thursday.No casualties were reported from either side in the gunfight that took

  • facebook most preferred social networking medium for teens

    'Facebook most preferred social networking medium for teens'

    June 12, 2014 16:40 IST

    New Delhi: Despite a drop in the percentage, Facebook continues to be the preferred social networking playground for teenagers in India's metros and other big cities, according to a survey. Seventy-six percent of teenagers spread across

  • bhubaneswar continues to remain odisha s hottest

    Bhubaneswar continues to remain Odisha's hottest

    India | March 30, 2014 8:01 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar continued to remain the hottest city in Odisha for the second consecutive day Saturday, recording maximum temperature of 41.8 degrees Celsius, the season's highest so far in the state, an official said.On Friday,

  • know why bhubaneswar is called city of temples watch pics

    Know why Bhubaneswar is called city of temples (watch pics)

    India | July 15, 2014 7:44 IST

    Bhubaneswar: The capital of the eastern state of Odisha, Bhubaneswar has a history that  stretches back to over 2000 years. It was the ancient capital of Kalinga, and Dhauli near Bhubaneswar is the place where

  • another low pressure area develops off tn coast

    Another low pressure area develops off TN coast

    India | October 20, 2013 6:25 IST

    Bhubaneswar: With IMD predicting formation of a low pressure off Tamil Nadu coast which could move towards Odisha, the state government Saturday asked the District Collectors to immediately provide polythene sheets to the homeless people

  • odisha announces food packages for cyclone hit families

    Odisha announces food packages for cyclone-hit families

    India | October 14, 2013 8:06 IST

    Bhubaneswar: With over one crore people hit by Cyclone Phailin in Odisha that left a trail of destruction, the state government yesterday announced food assistance packages for the families living in affected villages.     Chief Minister

  • cyclone phailin coastal odisha districts plunge into

    Cyclone Phailin: coastal Odisha districts plunge into darkness

    India | October 13, 2013 10:06 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Power distribution companies switched off power supply in at least a dozen towns in the coastal districts of Odisha since Saturday because of largescale uprooting of electric poles and vulnerability of snapped overhead wires.

  • fishermen still stranded on trawler off paradip

    Fishermen still stranded on trawler off Paradip

    India | October 13, 2013 7:19 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Eighteen fishermen, who had ventured out in the sea despite being warned of Cyclone Phailin, were still stranded on their trawler off the coast of Paradip in Odisha for the second day yesterday.The fishermen

  • tribal woman gang raped in odisha

    Tribal woman gang-raped in Odisha

    India | October 07, 2013 6:56 IST

    Bhubaneswar: A 27-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped and deserted in a vegetable garden at Kuamada village in Banki police station area of Cuttack district yesterday, police said.The woman has been staying at her father's