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August 15, 2017

IMD forecasts heavy rains, lightning in 16 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted heavy rainfall and lightning in 16 districts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. The districts likely to be hit by thunderstorm and lightning include Mayurbhanj,…

My health is perfectly alright: Odisha CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Allaying concerns over his ill health, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who suddenly fell sick during his Independence Day address at Bhubaneswar today, assured that he recovered soon and said his health is fine and perfectly…

Plus-II exam on CBSE pattern still a non-starter

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government’s ambitious plans to impart quality education by introducing CBSE pattern for Plus II streams has hit road block from the first year itself. With resentment brewing among students and educationists as the…

Constable commits suicide in Bolangir

Bolangir:  A constable of Tusura police station allegedly committed suicide here on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Joseph Kispetta. According to reports, Joseph ended his life by hanging self in a well on the premises of the…

‘Lagna’ for ‘Nuakhai’ festival finalized

Sambalpur: Priests on Tuesday finalized the ‘Lagna’ (auspicious moment) of Nuakhai, the agrarian festival of Western Odisha, here on the Brahmapura temple premises. As per the ‘Lagna’, ‘Nabanna’ or rice out of newly-harvested paddy crop…

286 bodies recovered in Sierra Leone mudslide

Freetown: At least 286 bodies have been recovered from a devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone's capital, officials said. A total of 286 bodies were brought to a local hospital on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency quoted an official as saying.…

IBPS PO 2017 notification out; check details

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on Monday released the notification for recruitment of 3,562 Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees (PO/MT) in various public sector banks and other…

Hockey: India beat Netherlands 2-1

Amsterdam: India's hockey team overcame home side the Netherlands 2-1 here in the Robo Super Series, part of India's tour of Europe. Forward Gurjant Singh (fourth minute) and Mandeep Singh (51st) on Monday scored during India's triumph.…