COVID-19 vaccination begins in Odisha


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Ten months after Odisha reported the first COVID-19 case, the vaccination drive against the disease started at as many as 161 stations spread across the State on Saturday. A student who returned to Bhubaneswar from Italy   Read More

January 16, 2021

Birders from nine States take part in 3rd National Chilika Bird Festival


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The Tourism and Forest & Environment Departments of the Odisha government renewed their understanding for collaborative development of ecotourism when the 3rd National Chilika Bird Festival at Mangalajodi was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on   Read More

January 8, 2021

Chilika lagoon records presence of 11.42 lakh birds this winter


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Chilika Lake, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon, has recorded the presence of 11,42,000 birds this winter. These birds, counted in the census carried out in the lake on Tuesday, belonged to 190 species, according to chief   Read More

January 6, 2021


A pair of mating turtles

A pair of Olive Ridley turtles mating in the Bay of Bengal off Odisha’s Ganjam coast on Monday.


Preparing to land

A man carrying grass for his cattle when an aircraft prepares to land in Bhubaneswar on Friday.


Hockey stadium in Rourkela

Sundargarh’s hockey lovers thanking Odisha CM for his decision to build biggest hockey stadium in Rourkela.


Goods train moves during fog

A goods train runs on fog enveloped track in a winter morning in Bhubaneswar.


Harvesting paddy

A women farmer harvesting paddy crop on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.


Winter Morning

Vapours come out of Mahanadi in Satkosia wildlife sanctuary area on a winter morning.


Coping with winter cold

Slum dwellers keep themselves warm around a bonfire on a winter evening in Bhubaneswar.


Ready to harvest

The golden glow of ripening paddy fields in Odisha’s Koraput district.


SEC-Jagan Govt. on collision course over panchayat polls


Santosh Patnaik Vijayawada: Overruling the Andhra Pradesh Government’s plea, State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar has notified the panchayat raj elections in four phases from   Read More

January 9, 2021

Jagan on damage control mode, lays stone for reconstruction of nine temples


Santosh Patnaik Vijayawada: After the Opposition parties took up an agitation against a spate of incidents involving desecration of temples across Andhra Pradesh, the ruling   Read More

January 8, 2021


MECL signs MoU with OMECL for exploration of Odisha’s mineral resources


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Odisha Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (OMECL) at Bhubaneswar   Read More

IRTS officer takes over as Dy Chairman of Vizag Port


Odisha Channel Bureau Visakhapatnam: Senior IRTS officer Durgesh Kumar Dubey assumed charge as Deputy Chairman of Visakhapatnam Port Trust on Monday. He is an Officer   Read More

Mahanadi riverine port project in Odisha gathers steam


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The process has started for the establishment of Mahanadi riverine port in Kendrapara district of Odisha. A memorandum of understanding (MoU)   Read More

Odisha announces package for MSMEs to combat pandemic challenge


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved a package of Rs. 289.42 crore for the benefit of MSMEs in order to   Read More