Body of a man was found near Siko bazaar under Jankia police limits in Khordha district on Thursday morning.
Ahead of the Snana Purnima and annual Rath Yatra in Puri, Law Minister Pratap Jena called on Puri King Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb today.
Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik today appointed observers for 18 districts to oversee party organisations.
Even as the India Metrological Department (IMD) predicted Norwesters in most parts of the State in the next 24 hours, at least 13 places in Odisha recorded above 40 degree Celsius today. Bhawanipatna and Bolangir were the hottest places at 45.2 degree Celsius today.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today ordered completion of the ongoing construction work of the proposed Government Medical College of and Hospital in Keonjhar within two years.
A wanted criminal was nabbed following an exchange of fire with police near Lanjipalli in Berhampur district on Wednesday. One police personal was also injured in the incident.
Five armed robbers on Wednesday attacked the Utkal Gramya Bank branch at Manitara under Buguda police station and decamped with lakhs of rupees.
Two persons were charred to death and one critically injured when two trucks caught fire following a head-on collision on NH-57, near Charmala in Sambalpur district today afternoon.
Commissionerate Police today arrested two persons in connection with the case of a bomb hurling incident at the house of BJD MLA and former Minister Ranedra Prasaad Swain popularly known as Raja Swain in Cuttack on Tuesday night.
Two minor sisters drowned to death after they slipped into deep water in a pond where they were going to take a bath at Durgapur village under Baisinga police station in Mayurbhanj district.