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Odisha: State in Eastern India
Odisha is one of the 29 states of India. Located in eastern India, it is surrounded by the states of West Bengal to the northeast, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and northwest, and Andhra Pradesh to the south. Odisha has 485 kilometres (301 mi) of coastline along the Bay of Bengal on its east, from Balasore to Ganjam. It is the 9th largest state by area, and the 11th largest by population. The state also has the third largest population of Scheduled Tribes in India. Odia is the official and most widely spoken language, spoken by 36.6 million according to the 2016 Census.


Heavy rainfall likely in west UP, Punjab, Odisha, West Bengal over the next few days: IMD

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning may also occur at isolated places over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim and Odisha.
DNA - Published

Major bureaucratic reshuffle in Odisha sees 15 govt officials dismissed over corruption charges

Senior IAS officer Gagan Kumar Dhal has been appointed the chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation Ltd (OFDC).
DNA - Published

Odisha: Naveen Patnaik announces 'Mo Sarkar' initiative for transparency in governance

The new initiative will commence from October 2 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Patnaik said
DNA - Published

Odisha: Sorcerer bites woman in Malkangiri to cure fever

She showed signs of shivering and intense stomach ache. Instead of visiting a doctor, she went to a local sorcerer named Kosa Beti who performed rituals in the local dialect.
DNA - Published

Heavy rainfall alert issued for Gujarat, Tamil Nadu

IMD also stated that Uttarakhand, Gujarat region, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura and Andaman and Nicobar Islands will also witness heavy downpour throughout the..
DNA - Published

Over 50 killed as India grapples with floods

Lakhs displaced as monsoon rains batter Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Assam, Odisha & other Eastern states; MoS for Home Rai reviews situation
DNA - Published

Rains claim 500 lives between April-July; 6.8k lives lost since April 2016

Rains have claimed nearly 500 lives between April 1 and July 17, 2019. ​​Maharashtra saw the most number of deaths (137), followed by Bihar (78), Odisha (64) and Karnataka (57), which together..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rains wreak havoc in coastal states

Cochin Int'l Airport shut after waterlogging; Armed Forces called in to assist NDRF, SDRF; 650 people evacuated in Gajapati, Odisha
DNA - Published

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