State

Former Orissa HC Justice RK Patra passes away

Cuttack, Jan 28: Former judge of Orissa High Court Justice Radha Krushna Patra, who was chief of the panel that was probing the chit fund scam in the state, passed away at the SCB medical in Cuttack this morning.

The 72-year-old Justice Patra was put on the life support system after his condition deteriorated yesterday. He was admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital on Jan 24 after falling sick. He was suffering from pneumonia.

The condition did not improve as his body did not respond to the medicines. He breathed his last at 9.30 am today.

Villager trampled to death in Sambalpur

Sambalpur : In another incident of man-animal conflict, a villager was trampled to death by an elephant at Padiabahal in Sambalpur district early...

Phulnakhara-Niali road blocked by Sarpanch, supporters

Bhubaneswar: The traffic on Phulnakhara- Niali state highway was disrupted as local Sarpanch and his supporters blocked the road at Kuranga Sasana dem...

Odisha Reels Under Intense Heat Wave As Monsoon Remains Stagnant

Bhubaneswar: Intense heat wave condition in the past 48 hours has thrown life out of gear across Odisha with mercury breaching the 40 degree Celsius m...

Chilika Boat Capsize: All 6 Missing Bodies Fished Out; CM Announces Rs 4L Ex-Gratia

Khurda/Ganjam: The toll in the boat capsize incident in Chilika Lake which took place Saturday evening has risen to six with recovery of the bodies of...