Odhisa

  • Odisha Jan Morcha launches campaign for CMC polls in style January 15, 2014

    Cuttack: Rajya Sabha Member Pyari Mohan Mohapatra on Wednesday has launched campaign for his newly formed political party Odisha Jana Morcha (OJM) for the forthcoming Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) election. Mohapatra began the campaign by flying kite, party's symbol granted by the Election Commission last month, on the auspicious occasion...
  • Bollywood stars pray for victims of Cyclone Phailin October 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Akshay Kumar and other Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to pray for the victims of Cyclone 'Phailin', which lashed parts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh last night. Phailin, the worst storm in 14 years, which forced the evacuation of over 8 lakh people,...
  • HC notice to govt on petition seeking ban on liquor June 26, 2013

    Cuttack: Odhisa High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the state government, asking it to file counter affidavits on a petition, seeking a complete ban on manufacture and sale of liquor in the state. Holding preliminary hearing on the petition, a division bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2, Day 4: Punjab thrash Bengal November 12, 2012

    Hosts Punjab put up an amazing show as they notched up their second successive bonus point when they thrashed a listless Bengal by an innings and 27 runs in a second round Ranji Trophy match in Mohali. Starting the day at 25 for 1, Bengal were all out for 226...
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Odishabased sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the justconcluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain. Pattnaik's 3.5metre sand sculpture bearing message "Save The Sea Life" won in 'People's Choice' and 'Best Positive' sculpture categories. Pattnaik used about...
  • 30 die after consuming spurious liquor in Cuttack February 9, 2012

    Cuttack: The toll in the hooch tragedy mounted to 30 on Wednesday with the death of 24 more ailing persons in different hospitals in Odisha. While 29 people died at the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack, one succumbed at the Capital hospital in Bhubaneswar, official sources said. As many as 51...
  • 26 die after consuming spurious liquor in Cuttack February 8, 2012

    Cuttack: At least 26 people have died and 25 are serious after consuming spurious liquor in Cuttack. Most of the victims were daily wage earners and worked in a brick kiln in Cuttack. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered a judicial enquiry into the tragedy. Two people have already been...