Bhubaneswar/UNI: Two persons were killed and several others injured as eight bogies of a Goods Train got derailed at Korai Station in Bhadrak-Kapilas Road Railway Section under Khurda Road Railway Division of East Coast Railway in Odisha on Monday morning.
On November 4, 2022, State Director General of Police (DGP), Sunil Kumar Bansal, on the sidelines of the inauguration of the District Intelligence and Operation Centre in Nuapada District, disclosed that a joint task force to combat Left Wing Extremism (LWE) would be formed in view of the vulnerabilities of the district to Naxalites (Left Wing Extremist) activities in neighbouring Chhattisgarh.
Puri/UNI: Elaborate arrangements are being made by the Odisha Police and the Sri Jagannath Temple administration for the maiden visit of President Droupadi Murmu to Puri on Nove 10.
New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission on Saturday announced that by-elections in five Assembly and one Lok Sabha constituencies in Odisha, Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh on Dec 5.
The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and the Airport Authority of India (AAI), signed an Operation and Management (O & M) agreement Friday in New Delhi to facilitate commercial operations from Rourkela in the state of Odisha, the Ministry of Steel said.
On October 11, 2022, a woman Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadre was killed during an exchange of fire with the Security forces (SFs) in the Sindhi Forest area under Baliguda Police Station limits in Kandhamal District. A trooper was also injured in the exchange of fire. Another 20 Maoists managed to flee, taking cover of the hilly terrain. A country-made pistol and other materials were seized from the spot. The identity of the slain woman Maoist is yet to be ascertained; however, it is suspected that Maoists belonging to the ‘Kandhamal-Kalahandi-Boudh-Nayagarh (KKBN) Division’ of the CPI-Maoist were running the camp in the Sindhi forested area.
Puri/UNI: One person has been detained by Simhadwar police for scaling the main tower of Puri's Sri Jagannath Temple on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: Former Minister and Padmapur sitting BJD MLA Bijayraj Singh Bariha passed away in a private hospital here late Sunday night following multi-organ failure.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: Senior BJP leader and two-time MLA, Bishnu Sethi, passed away Monday at the AIIMS Bhubaneswar following a massive cardiac arrest.
A cyclonic circulation over the east-central Bay of Bengal is expected to bring heavy rainfall in Odisha over the next few days, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) warned on Saturday.
Bhubaneswar: As many as seven people were killed and more than 25 injured in a road accident near Sarabahal on the Sambalpur-Jharsuguda Biju Expressway when a coal laden truck rammed into the bus carrying the JSW-BPSL employees on Friday night.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for the next four days for five districts of Uttarakhand where incessant rains continue to wreak havoc as the Monsson in the area has intensified once again.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI ) on Thursday performed the Bhumi Pujan, the ground-breaking ceremony, at Odisha's Konark to remove sand from the Jaganmohan (sanctum sanatorium) of the 13th century Sun temple, a world heritage monument.
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New Delhi: Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Navy successfully flight tested Vertical Launch Short Range Surface-to-Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on Aug 23, 2022.