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Odisha Govt to develop two more beaches

Odisha government has decided to upgrade facilities at Talasari and Udaypur seashores in Balasore district, to boost beach tourism in the state. Sea beach at Talasari is famous for its red lobsters which come from Bay of Bengal. Everyone, from child to old loves to watch these red lobsters. The longest sea beach from Udaypur […]

Hockey Champions Trophy in BBSR

Bhubaneswar will host the 35th edition of Champions Trophy men’s hockey tournament. It will be held between 13–21 December 2014. The eight-team elite International Hockey Federation (FIH) event will be held at the Kalinga Stadium, which is presently under renovation and will be in full shape by June next year, Hockey India secretary general Narinder […]

Solar system in Odisha police stations

To implement the much talked about Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System (CCTNS), Solar power system will soon be installed in police stations in Odisha. As many as 161 police stations have been selected for the purpose. “We have entered into an agreement with state-owned Odisha Renewal Energy Development Agency (OREDA) for installation of […]

3 new exam centres for the JEE (Main)

The engineering aspirants in Odisha will get an opportunity to appear the JEE (Main) examinations at 3 more centres which will be set up in Angul, Bhawanipatna and Jeypore towns, following demands from engineering aspirants here. This is in addition to six approved centres in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Sambalpur, Balasore and Rourkela. The Central Board […]

Buy fresh vegetable online in Odisha

From now on, residents of Bhubaneswar will be able to order vegetables online. The Odisha state government, in partnership with a private agency, on Monday launched a website, where citizens will be able to order vegetables online and get it delivered at the doorsteps. The online service started by the state agriculture department in association […]

Lehar may trigger rain in Odisha

Odisha has not forgotten Phailin’s fury yet and Helen has just wreaked havoc in Andhra Pradesh. It is time for Lehar, a fresh cyclonic storm, to have formed over Andaman Sea. The southern parts of Odisha may experience the impact of cyclonic storm Lehar, which is likely to hit the coast near Kakinada in Andhra […]

Odisha beat Jharkhand by nine wickets

Odisha beat Jharkhand by 9 wickets in the Ranji Trophy match played at the DRIEMS ground at Tangi near Cuttack today. This is the first time that Odisha has beaten its neighbour in the Ranji matches. Odisha first innings – 307 (Pati 94, Yadav 5-61), 2nd innings – 109 for 1 (Rout 67*), Jharkhand 1st […]

Ruling BJD swept 2nd phase of ULB polls

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has scored a resounding victory in the second phase of urban local body (ULB) polls in western Odisha by winning a clear majority in 15 municipalities and notified area councils (NACs). Opposition Congress, managed to get majority only in Barpali NAC of Bargarh district, while BJP secured majority only […]

TeachAIDS to release Odia film on HIV

TeachAids, a non-profit social organisation, spun out of Stanford University, US, has developed an animated course work for HIV education in Odia that is likely to be introduced in schools and colleges from next year. It would be released on December 1, World AIDS Day. A preview of the film was screened for the media […]