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People throng markets, jewellery shops on Dhanteras


Bhubaneswar, 17/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : People made a beeline to markets and jewellery shops on Tuesday for buying gold and silver ornaments on the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras. The city witnessed high sale of gold, bracelets, bangles, necklaces and diamond. Various jewellery shops in the city also offered special discounts to lure the customers. “We ... Read More »

CM announces Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System

Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System on Monday. “Augmentation of irrigation potential has been a longstanding demand of the people of Bargarh district, especially the drought prone areas of the district. In this regard, we have decided to implement Bijepur Lift Canal System, which would ... Read More »

11-day Bargarh Dhanu Yatra from Dec 23

Dhanu Jatra

Bargarh/Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The world famous 11-day Dhanu Yatra festival will kick start on December 23 and would continue till January 2, 2018, Bargarh Collector informed on Monday. The world’s biggest open air theater signifies the rule of king Kansa. It is being held in Bargarh since 1947. The story of Dhanu Yatra ... Read More »

CM celebrates his 72nd birthday

Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarnaprava Nayak ) – : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik celebrated his 72nd birthday in a grand manner on Monday. Surrounded by ministers, party workers and well wishers, the CM cut his birthday cake and graciously accepted the bouquets, best wishes from them at Naveen Niwas here. The CM expressed his gratitude to all his ... Read More »

SNEH Cup Football Tournament organized in city


Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : SNEH Cup Football Tournament was organized by Society For Nature, Education and Health (SNEH), a registered voluntary organization with support of Mercury Phoenix Trust at Nilachakra Basti of Salia Sahi slum here on Sunday. Four teams participated in the event. AK-47 team defeated the Bhabani Football Club by one point ... Read More »

Koraput minor gang-rape: Congress observe seven-hour bandh

Locked shutters of Shimla shops on budy Mall Road on Saturday during bandh to protest against "cow Slaughter" case at Nerwa in Chopal area of Shimla district.
Photo by : Amit Kanwar

Koraput/Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 (Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- Members of Koraput District Congress observed a seven-hour bandh (6 am to 1 pm) in the district on Monday to protest police inaction to nab the accused in the gang-rape of a minor girl. Most of the business establishments and educational institutions remained closed while vehicles, including buses and trucks stayed off ... Read More »

Two morning walkers killed in road accident at Jharsuguda


Jharsuguda/Bhubaneswar,16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Two morning walkers were killed and another sustained grievous injuries after they were hit by a speeding truck on National Highway-49 at Shiva Mahima Chhack under Belapahad in Jharsuguda district on Monday. The deceased were identified as Buddhiram Patel (22) and Nakula Chhatria (22). The injured, Nitesh Chhatria, was immediately rushed ... Read More »

3-day Odisha Travel Bazaar kicks off in city

Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar /Abhisek Mohanty ) : The three-day Odisha Travel Bazaar kicked off at Hotel Mayfair Lagoon here on Sunday. Inaugurating the event, tourism and culture minister Ashok Chandra Panda said,”After two and half years of tireless effort, we have been able to organise such an event in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and ... Read More »

CAVI announces visually impaired team to participate in zonal, national cricket tournaments

Bhubaneswar, 15/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Cricket Association for the Visually Impaired (CAVI) on Sundayannounced the 16-member Odisha cricket team of visually impaired to participate in the 6th East Zone and 25th National Cricket Tournaments for the visually impaired. The team members are: Md Jafar Iqbal, Kalia Pradhan, Tapan Kumar Gouda, Anil Kumar Mallick, Debraj Behera, ... Read More »

Man killed after being hit by truck in Keonjhar


Keonjhar/Bhubaneswar, 15/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A man was killed after his motorcycle was hit by a truck on National Highway-20 near Gohira village in Keonjhar district on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Pintu Mallick. The truck driver fled the spot immediately after the accident. Police have started investigation into the matter, reports said. Read More »

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