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KISS – A Home For Tribal Children

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences popularly known as KISS was started on 1st April 1993 at Bhubaneswar, Orissa by a team of social minded people headed by Dr. Achyuta Samanta with a mission and vision to unfold the talents within ... Read More »

Orissa flood death toll rises to 26

Bhubaneshwar, July 16 (ANI): Water levels in most rivers in Orissa are flowing above the danger mark following heavy rains across the State. Water levels in major rivers, including Mahanadi, Brahmani, Baitarani, Subarnarekha, Bansadhara and Rushikulya continue to rise due ... Read More »

Maoists blow up police station in Orissa

Bhubaneshwar, June 8 (ANI): About 100 Maoists, including women, have triggered explosions at the Baipariguda police station in Orissa’s Koraput district. According to police, the attack took place late on Sunday night when the Maoists triggered three explosions in Baipariguda ... Read More »

Bath ceremony of Lord Jagannath in Puri

Puri (Orissa), June 8 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees and tourists thronged Puri on Sunday to witness the sacred bath ceremony of Hindu God Lord Jagannath, ahead of the world famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival), which begins later this month. ... Read More »

Maoists continue threatening businessmen in Orissa

Sundergarh (Orissa), May 23 (ANI): Maoist groups operating in Sundergarh district of Orissa have terrorised the contractors and businessmen forcing them to stop the development works in the area. The contractors hailing from the district who are involved in road ... Read More »

Naveen Patnaik sworn in as Orissa Chief Minister

Bhubaneshwar, May 21 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Naveen Patnaik was sworn in as Chief Minister of Orissa on Thursday for the third consecutive term. State Governor M C Bhandare administered the oath of office and secrecy to Patnaik ... Read More »

BJD government to take charge in Orissa today

Bhubaneshvar, May 21 (ANI): The Biju Janata Dal leader and Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will take the oath of office at 11.30 a.m on Thursday marking his third inning as CM.     “I have been invited to form the government ... Read More »

Acute water crisis in Orissa

Bolangir (Orissa), May 13 (ANI): The residents of Bolangir in Orissa are facing an acute water crisis due to the intense heat wave and drought conditions. The depletion of water table is due to rising temperatures and lack of rain ... Read More »

Police arrest top Maoist leader in Orissa

Keonjhar (Orissa), May 10 (ANI): Police nabbed four Maoists, including a core commander, who allegedly orchestrated a series of attacks in the Similipal Tiger Reserve area in Keonjhar district of Orissa.   Police also recovered a live cartridges, country made ... Read More »

Diarrhoea kills nine in Orissa’s tribal village

Raelpeta, Rayagada (Orissa), May 6 (ANI): At least nine people have died of diarrhoea in a tribal village of Raelpeta in Orissa’s Rayagada district.   The villagers complain that lack of basic amenities like drinking water, food, roads, transportation and ... Read More »

Water crisis in Padampur

Padampur (Orissa), May 2 (ANI): Padampur in Orissa is facing a severe water crisis as mercury soars over the Indian subcontinent. The water supply to the town comes mostly from the Ong River. But following a dry spell, the river ... Read More »

Orissa heat wave claims 18 lives

Bhubneshwar, May 2 (ANI): Constantly rising mercury has claimed 18 lives in Orissa’s capital Bhubneshwar. As the temperature touched 43 degrees, many people suffered heat stroke in the state. Orissa has not seen rainfall since last August. Due to rising ... Read More »