Official death toll now five

BHUBANESWAR: After threatening to flood the deltaic region, the Mahanadi river relented on Thursday as its peak discharge at Munduli stayed just about 11 lakh cusec, much below what coastal Odisha

The Orissa government on Thursday breathed easy as over 11 lakh cusecs of flood waters in the Mahanadi river system passed without causing damage to the tune it was anticipated.

National Human Rights Commission has asked the Odisha Government to furnish an action taken report on alleged inefficacy of ‘bio-toilets’ developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation

With Norwestor giving a ditch to the State so far this season, there seems to be no respite from the blistering sun yet.

BALASORE: A century-old canal between Odisha and West Bengal has become a major poll issue in Balasore parliamentary constituency.

Odisha added yet another chapter in its health care service with introduction of Urban Health Mission, which among other things will stress on reproductive and child health programmes as well as co

Bhadrak: The much-talked bio-toilets have found few takers in Bhadrak district.

The ambitious project meant to free the country from open defecation was launched by the ministry of rural development at Dhamra in Bhadrak. Minister for chemical and fertilizers Srikant Jena had inaugurated it in the presence of Union minister Jairam Ramesh on June 24, 2012.

It has asked port to provide details of expansion plan as part of its land allotment process

The Odisha government has initiated the process to lease out additional land to Dhamra Port Company Ltd (DPCL) for expansion of port operation in Bhadrak district after it was granted environmental clearance recently.

To take up relief and restoration works in the affected areas of Odisha.

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has sought an advance of Rs 1,000 crore from the government of India to take up relief and restoration works in the affected areas of Odisha.

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