Delegations of Central Action Committee (CAC), spearheading the agitation for establishment of a permanent Orissa high court bench in western region, is scheduled to meet Chief Justice (CJ) Vineet Saran on May 3 to discuss the issue.
Four persons sustained serious injuries in a blast at a fire cracker unit at Badabazar area in Baripada Town in Mayurbhanj district on Sunday.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said that books have been his favourite companions.
The Kalahandi district Collector has suspended two Panchayat Extension Officers (PEOs) for the alleged bungling of pension funds in their gram panchayats under Thuamul-Rampur block, which was reported by premier news channel New7 recently.
The State Government has announced special compensation package for the communal violence-hit people in Bhadrak town and asked Bhadrak Collector-cum-District Magistrate Gyana Ranjan Das to disburse the same among the 443 beneficiaries identified in the first phase as soon as possible.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took part in the in the NITI Aayog meeting today at New Delhi.
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan attended the two-day BJP State executive meeting underway at Saheed Smuti Bhavan, Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on the concluding day on Sunday.
In a heartrending incident, a student died after falling from his hostel roof in Balasore district this morning.
In view of normalcy persisting in violence-hit Bhadrak town for the last 15 days, the Bhadrak district administration relaxing curfew for 14 hours again in Bhadrak town from 6 am till 8 pm for the 4th day on Saturday.
Giving no respite to denizens from blistering heat wave in the State, around 12 cities recorded mercury level above 40d Celsius mark today. While the western Odisha turned to be a virtual boiling pot during the day today, the local MeT department Centre predicted norwester in the capital city Bhubaneswar within 24 hours.