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August 31, 2017

Sensitise teachers, students on Blue Whale Challenge: Maneka

New Delhi: Union minister Maneka Gandhi has written to all school principals, asking them to sensitise teachers and students on the Blue Whale Challenge, a social media "game" which has reportedly been linked to teenage deaths in several…

India defeat Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

Colombo: Disciplined bowling from Jasprit Bumrah, Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav helped India defeat Sri Lanka by 168 runs at R. Premadasa Stadium here on Friday to go 4-0 up in their five-match One-Day International cricket series. Bumrah,…

OTV impact: Missing Odia man traced in UP after eight years

Bargarh: OTV team’s prompt action on a tip off yielded results after an Odia man missing since past 8 years and presumed dead was traced in UP’s Lucknow. Dhanpati, son of Manohar Nayak of Mandosil village in Bargarh, was the bread earner…

The Damocles Sword over Odisha DGP post

Bhubaneswar: The trend of shunting out Director Generals (DG) of Police in untimely and unceremonious manner continues in Odisha with KB Singh too failing to continue in the top post till his superannuation. It is now almost a decade…

Two minor sisters raped all night in Rourkela

Rourkela:  In a heinous crime, two minor sisters were raped all night after being abducted by two taxi drivers from sector-6 in Rourkela yesterday. According to reports, the survivors—a Class 10 and another a Class 7 student were…

Odisha seeks national institute for sickle cell disorder

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to set up a national institute for sickle cell disorder in Odisha, an official said on Thursday. Chief Secretary A.P. Padhi requested Union Health Secretary C.K. Mishra to set up…