India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Over 3,000 spotted deer and wild boars were found in Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha, according to a survey of mammals, first of its kind to be undertaken in the forest and wetland sites of the park.
India | Written by Alok Pandey and Sabyasachi Panigrihi | Monday September 15, 2014
Two media house owners are the latest arrests by the CBI in Odisha's multi crore Artha Tatwa chit fund scam as more high-profile people are being connected to the case.
Saturday September 13, 2014
Tata Steel, a unit of India's Tata conglomerate, is building a six-million-tonne-capacity plant in Jajpur district that is due to be completed by 2015.
India | Reuters | Saturday September 13, 2014
Stagnant water pools and unsanitary conditions in a plant being constructed by Tata Steel Ltd in Odisha led to a dengue fever outbreak which infected more than 280 workers, killing one of them, a government official said on Friday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 12, 2014
Authorities in Odisha on Friday ordered a probe into the killings of four of a family, including two children, in Nayagarh district on September 6.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 11, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will visit Chhattisgarh and Odisha next week to discuss issues related to multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project with his counterparts in the two states.
Thursday September 11, 2014
Mining curbs in India in states such as Goa and Karnataka along with mine closures in top producing Odisha have limited iron ore availability in the country, opening the door to more imports this year, which could help absorb some of the surplus in g...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 11, 2014
India on Thursday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said.
Tuesday September 9, 2014
Vedanta, which had set up 1 mtpa refinery plant at Lanjigarh in Odisha's Kalahandi district seven years ago, had been facing an acute shortage of bauxite and presently importing the raw materials from other states and countries to feed its plant. The...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 8, 2014
The number of people infected with dengue has soared to 1,005 in Odisha this year, with 36 more cases reported in the state in two days, an official said in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.
Saturday September 6, 2014
Announcing expansion plans worth Rs 4,500 crore for Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said the petrol, diesel and LPG network would be expanded to benefit all the consumers in the state.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Wednesday September 3, 2014
A true act of generosity is when you share something you need with someone who needs it more than you do.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Several parts of Odisha, including the capital city of Bhubaneswar and adjoining areas, have been experiencing incessant rain for the last two days disrupting normal life.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 29, 2014
A 38-year-old woman was attacked and dragged into water by a crocodile in Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district.
Wednesday August 27, 2014
Adani Group is planning to invest Rs 12,500 crore for setting up a thermal power project in Odisha, days after it announced a Rs 6,000-crore deal to buy Lanco Infratech's plant in Karnataka.
Tuesday August 26, 2014
The coal blocks were allotted in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh to private companies and parties. In its verdict, the court said that no objective criteria were followed and guidelines were breached in th...
India | Agencies | Monday August 25, 2014
For three years, a pair of homeless teens, were allegedly forced to lift dead bodies from the railway tracks in Cuttack by the local Railways Police. They have been rescued today by volunteers with a local non-profit organisation.
Monday August 25, 2014
A college dropout and self-made entrepreneur, Mr Adani has built a power, mining and ports giant with revenue of nearly $9 billion. Among his latest purchases in an expansion spree was the $327 million acquisition of a power plant from Lanco Infratec...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 20, 2014
As people in the flood-affected areas are heaving a sigh of relief following receding water in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts of Odisha, several incidents of bravery and survival have come to light.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Former bureaucrat Rabinarayan Senapati today assumed charge as the new State Election Commissioner of Odisha.