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Rath Yatra Live

Rath Yatra Live 2017 – Watch Live Rath Yatra from Puri

Watch World famous Puri Rath Yatra Live 2017. Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra or car festival of Puri Jagannath temple is one of the largest...

Odisha astronomer Kailash Sahu directly measured the mass of a star

A team of scientists led by an Odia born astronomer Kailash Sahu in the US has directly measured the mass of a star for...
pilgrims

Rs 5 lakh insurance for pilgrims during Puri Rath Yatra 2017

Puri Jagannath temple administration announced insurance amount of Rs 5 lakh each for the pilgrims if they will be victims of possible terror strike...
Early Warning Dissemination System

Odisha to have first disaster Early Warning Dissemination System in India

Naveen Patnaik said Odisha will be the first state in the country to make Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) operational. “People will be issued disaster...
Office Passport Seva Kendras

Three more Post Office Passport Seva Kendras will be opened in...

Three more Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSKs) will be opened in Odisha in the second phase shortly. This was conveyed by External Affairs Minister...

Odisha govt to pay Rs 350 as travel allowance to disabled...

Odisha government has decided to pay Rs 350 as Travel Allowance (TA) per month to disabled employees working in private sector on government pay...

Anasara secret rituals of Lord Jagannath temple Puri

Anasara of Lord Jagannath is a ceremony where the three deities are kept away from the public sight. The period of illness is marked...

Odisha’s Ranipur-Jharial temples get National Importance Status

The Centre has declared the temples of Odisha's Ranipur-Jharial, and their adjoining ruins, as monuments of national importance. In a preliminary notification, published in...

Odisha’s Nipun Chandra came fourth in AIIMS Entrance Examination 2017

Odisha's Nipun Chandra came fourth in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) entrance examination for its MBBS courses in 2017, the results...

Raja celebrations in Odisha with decorated swings and eating pithas

Raja celebrations began in Odisha with girls celebrating the festival by wearing new clothes, playing on decorated swings and eating pithas. Traditional pithas being focus of...

Jharsuguda boy Snehal Raj secured 168 Rank in JEE Advanced 2017

A boy from Jharsuguda district, Snehal Raj, has secured an all-India rank of 168 in JEE Advanced 2017, the results of which were published...
Balasore Medical College

Balasore Medical College to start from 2018-19 Academic Session

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik visited the Balasore medical college campus and said it would start from the next academic session. "I have reviewed the progress...
re-evaluation

Odisha High Court asked the CBSE to conduct the re-evaluation

A girl student of Bhubaneswar who had scored low marks in the CBSE Class 12 examination this year attempted suicide after her marks dipped...

Satyajit highest voted performer for second week in row at Li’l...

Satyajit Jena from Odisha continues to become the highest voted contestant in past two consecutive weeks at Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs...
Plastic Rice

Plastic rice being openly sold in Odisha Nuapada market

Sale of plastic rice has left people of Tarbod village in Nuapada district shocked. Three persons of a family fell ill after consuming what...

KISS appointed Sadhana a transgender as Social Development Officer

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has appointed Sadhana Kinnar, a transgender, as Social Development Officer. Sadhana Kinnar who was originally known as Sadhana Mishra....