In an unfortunate incident in Sambalpur district today morning three persons including two youths met watery grave while taking bath at the Thakurani riverfront of Hirakud reservoir. A pal of glooms descended on the district after the incident.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today requested Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju to make Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar as a stop for the Colombo-Varanasi flight.
A Soil Conservation Extension Worker was caught red handed allegedly taking bribe.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged the Union Government to include Bhubaneswar as a “Visa on Arrival” Station for, citizens of the eligible nations.
Maintaining that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's long rule is needed to save the dignity and self-respect of the people of the country particularly in Odisha, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said that the Prime Minister’s idea of new India can fulfil new Odisha dreams of crores of Odias.
The State Government has promoted five senior 1986 batch IAS officers to Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) rank. A notification to this effect was issued after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gave his nod to a proposal of the General Administration Department.
In a shocking incident, two elephants have fallen into a well and remain entrapped for a few years now in a village under Bhanjanagar area in Ganjam district.
A three-member Task Force team led by Horticulture Director Dr Muthu Kumar visited Kalahandi district today to conduct a probe into the alleged distress sale of onion at some places in the district.
In a ghastly incident, a man was beaten to death none other than his son in a village in Keonjhar district early this morning.
In another incident of man-animal conflict, a villager was trampled to death by an elephant in a jungle in Angul district early this morning.