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December 9, 2017

Russian national found begging at Puri Srimandir

Puri: In what was a shocking sight to many devotees at the Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri, a Russian tourist was seen begging for alms at the temple's entrance. The Russian, who calls himself as Radhe Govinda has reportedly been identified…

Has Bhubaneswar arrived as a major sports hub?

The organisers must have been pleasantly surprised. With rains lashing the city almost all day on Friday, empty stands at the Kalinga Stadium, the venue for the ongoing Hockey World League (HWL), would have been entirely along expected…

Bijepur lift irrigation project, a poll gimmick: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday once again slammed the ruling-BJD for lack of budgetary provision for the recently-announced Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System project in the supplementary budget placed in the…

4G War: BSNL to launch 4G LTE services in January

New Delhi: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is all set to launch its 4G LTE service in January- a move that is seen as the state-run company's another step to take on Reliance Jio. “We have a different strategy for 4G like one is…

CRPF jawan opens fire at camp, 4 colleagues killed

Raipur/Jagdalpur: Four CRPF troopers were killed and one grievously injured when a fellow trooper opened fire at them at a CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday evening. The injured trooper has been flown to capital…

Acer launches Windows Mixed Reality headset

Bengaluru: Global PC maker Acer on Saturday launched a Windows Mixed Reality (MR) headset for the first time in India. The headset, whose price is yet to be announced, comes with a 13-foot cable, allowing a wide range movement, and…

New Microsoft campus in US to get world-class cricket field

San Francisco/New Delhi: Microsoft's Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella, who learnt leadership values and survival instinct while playing cricket in India, now wants his workforce to replay his past at the company's upcoming revitalised campus.…

SpiceJet conducts seaplane trials in Mumbai

New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Saturday conducted seaplane trials at Mumbai's Girgaum Chowpatty. According to the company, this was the second phase of trials for the amphibious aircraft. The airline said that the…