Odisha

State in Eastern India

Odisha, formerly Orissa, is an Indian state located in Eastern India. It is the 8th largest state by area, and the 11th largest by population. The state has the third largest population of Scheduled Tribes in India. It neighbours the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west, Andhra Pradesh to the south, and a very negligible border with Telangana to the southwest. Odisha has a coastline of 485 kilometres (301 mi) along the Bay of Bengal. The region is also known as Utkala and is mentioned in India's national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana". The language of Odisha is Odia, which is one of the Classical Languages of India.

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Top CPI (Maoist) central committee leader Akkiraju Haragopal alias Ramakrishna is believed to have died in the forests of Chhattisgarh, according to sources. He..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

The law ministry on Wednesday notified appointment of 14 new judges for the HCs of Telangana, Kerala and Orissa. In the last one week, the government has been..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

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