India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
Accusing the BJD government of failing to take steps to check rising infant deaths at Sishu Bhawan at Cuttack, BJP today said it would stage protest across the state on September 2 to highlight the crumbling health services in Odisha.
India News | Agencies | Sunday August 30, 2015
It seems Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics, popularly known as Sishu Bhawan, Cuttack, is a virtual death trap as more than 5,900 infants have died while undergoing treatment in the last five years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Inadequate staff and poor infrastructure were seen by an expert from Union Health Ministry as major causes of recent spurt in infant deaths in Sishu Bhawan where the toll went upto 47 today.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday August 27, 2015
Vedanta Ltd will halve output at its 1 million tonne-a-year alumina refinery in Odisha state in about two months and cut jobs, a senior executive said, due mainly to a shortage of raw material bauxite and weak world prices.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
A Maoist camp was destroyed and some materials were seized by security personnel following an exchange of fire with the rebels in a forest in this district, police officials said today.
PTI | Wednesday August 26, 2015
West government is taking steps for formally staking claim to 'Rasogolla' as the state's invention through the GI route at a time when the famous sweetmeat finds itself at the centre of a debate as to where it originated.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Mining conglomerate Vedanta on Tuesday said it will initiate steps for gradual closure of its alumina refinery at Lanjigarh in Odisha mainly due to shortage of raw material and absence of bauxite linkage within state.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
The PMO has called a meeting, which will be attended by the Cabinet Secretary, Secretaries of Steel and Mines, the Odisha government, and Posco officials, to look for ways to help the South Korean steel maker set up a plant in the country, sources said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
The Prime Minister's Office is likely to take up the issue of steel giant Posco's proposed $10.5-billion integrated steel plant in Jagatsinghpur with the Odisha government and the company officials tomorrow.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
To ensure raw material supply to its plants, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) may bid for iron ore mines in Odisha in forthcoming auctions, which are scheduled to start in October-November this year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2015
Slamming BJD government in Odisha for complaining of central neglect, BJP today said it was a ploy of the ruling party to hide its failure in all spheres, particularly after being exposed in the "false case" slapped against IPS officer Prakash Mishra.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
As many as 3,434 students of government-run residential schools in Kandhamal district of Odisha have tested positive for malaria.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 15, 2015
The 69th Independence Day was celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm across Odisha on Saturday amid tight security.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 14, 2015
Odisha has rolled out a new fishery policy to increase fish production which would create employment opportunities for over two lakh people, an official said on Friday.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 10, 2015
State-owned Coal India, gas utility GAIL and fertiliser majors RCF and FCIL will form a joint venture for revival of Talcher urea plant in Odisha, Parliament was informed on Monday.
India News | Reported by Tazeen Qureshy, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday August 8, 2015
Controversial self-styled Godman Sarathi Baba was arrested today by Odisha Police's Crime Branch for his alleged involvement in a sexual escapade as well as cases related to cheating and forgery.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a two-day visit to Odisha beginning tomorrow to attend a host of programmes.
India News | Reuters | Thursday August 6, 2015
A fisherman's son and now a fisherman himself, Kulamani Tarai knows all too well that while the sea has provided sustenance to his family for generations, it can also be a cruel and deadly place.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Rohit Bhan and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Around 200 people have died and nearly one crore people have been affected in floods caused by heavy rain in West Bengal, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Manipur and Odisha. In Gujarat, 70 people have died since June, news agency Press Trust of India has reported. Large scale relief and rescue operations are underway in all the affected states.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
More than 180 people have lost their lives and nearly one crore people were affected in floods in West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Odisha.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
With onion prices touching Rs 45 per kg in retail markets, the Odisha government today decided to launch Onion Mission and provide easy loans and high yielding seeds to farmers.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 3, 2015
At least 70 people have been killed in floods in three states, Bengal, Odisha and Manipur, because of rain in the aftermath of cyclone Komen. There are reports that a flash flood has destroyed a village in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday August 3, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spent Sunday night in office to monitor the flood situation in the state in the aftermath of Cyclone Komen which has hit large parts of Bengal, Odisha and Manipur. Around 70 people - 48 of them in Bengal alone - have died so far.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
The excessive rain for the past two days coupled with high tide and water released from Jharkhand and Odisha has rendered the flood situation in West Bengal "beyond control", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said.