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School picnic bus hits roadside tree in Kandhamal; 15 injured

Phulbani: At least 15 schoolchildren were injured, three of them critically, after a bus carrying them hit a roadside tree in Kandhamal district on Monday. The mishap occurred near Goalbada Square on Phulbani-Berhampur road at around 5 pm. According to sources, the private bus named Gopinath carrying students from Buguda school in Ganjam district had […]

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Dhenkanal shelter home sexual abuse: Childline urges Odisha CM to order CB probe

Bhubaneswar : The Childline on Tuesday urged the Odisha Chief Minister to order a Crime Branch probe into the Dhenkanal shelter home sexual abuse case. Childline—a project of the Ministry of Women & Child Development— has appealed for the urgent intervention of the Odisha CM in the matter of child abuse in child care institutions. […]

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Ekamra Haat to be linked to City Festival venue

Bhubaneswar : The expectation of Ekamra Haat of traders to participate in the .FEST has finally been met as the BDA has decided to link the Haat to the festival ground. The City Festival has become a major attraction in the city and yesterday the footfall at the International Food Festival (IFF) alone was around […]

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BJD lambasts Dharmendra over Aparajita Sarangi’s NOC issue

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD on Saturday criticised Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for allegedly telling lie that the state government delayed the issuance of NOC to Aparajita Sarangi. “The statement of the Union Minister that the state government delayed the NOC to Sarangi on her request for VRS is false, baseless and not based on facts,” […]

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Hockey World Cup Celebration: Water bottles, bags not allowed inside Barabati Stadium

Cuttack : Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty on Tuesday informed that the spectators of the World Cup Celebration, to be held at Barabati Stadium tomorrow, are barred from carrying water bottles, bags, fruits, biscuit packets and mirrors inside the event. Mohanty also added that only women spectators will be allowed to carry their handbags inside the […]

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Liquor sale timing in city during Hockey WC revised: Excise Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has revised the extended timing for liquor sale in the city during the Hockey World Cup, informed Excise Minister Shashi Bhusan Behera today. Clarifying about the decision, Minister Behera said, “Only hotels and bars in Bhubaneswar will be allowed to serve liquor till 1.30 am during the sporting event. The decision […]

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