State in Eastern India

Odisha (Under CC License)

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.

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Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Sasmit Patra on Wednesday raised the demand of 'special focus status' for Odisha in the Rajya Sabha
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BJP veteran and former Odisha minister Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and former BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh Anusuiya Uikey were on Tuesday appointed Governors of..
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Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning at isolated places very likely over Odisha, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) also said.
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Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, has claimed that he has not been allotted an official residence or guest house in Bhubaneswar, forcing him..
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

As many as 162 children died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar till July 2 this year, while 63 fatalities were reported from Assam, Jharkhand,..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday released a short documentary film on the good work done by police personnel during cyclone Fani which hit the state..
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Accused is at large and further investigation into the matter is underway.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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