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December 14, 2017

Mahanadi row: Odisha constitutes 2 panels

Bhubaneswar: Odisha today constituted 2 panels to take the fight to Chhattisgarh in the Mahanadi River water sharing dispute. An all-party committee headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and a House Committee led by the Speaker of the…

Discovery India to launch digital channels in 2018

New Delhi: Discovery Communications India (DCIN) on Thursday announced plans to launch direct-to-consumer, social and mobile-first channels in early 2018. The new mobile-first channels will focus on four core-interest areas - 'Military',…

IGNOU to offer courses in food safety

New Delhi: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer a food safety training and certification course by food safety regulator FSSAI, the varsity announced on Thursday. The government recognised institution has…

BJP charges BJD’s Sukinda MLA with land fraud

Jajpur: Hundreds of BJP activists today gheraoed the Danagadi Tehsil office in Jajpur district alleging illegal encroachment on 1.4 acres of forest land at Baliapal Mouza of the district by BJD's Sukinda MLA Pritiranjan Ghadai. "We are…

Home Ministry sets new time deadline for ATM replenishment

New Delhi: In view of spate of cash van robberies across the country earlier, the Union Home Ministry has proposed a new draft standard operating procedures (SOP) for replenishing ATMs, setting a deadline for 9 p.m. in urban areas, 6 p.m.…

3 orphan kids rescued by Cuttack administration

Cuttack: Three orphan kids in Khuntuni village under Athgarh block of Cuttack district were rescued by the district administration today. Athgarh Sub-Collector, with help of the district Collector, rescued the siblings and handed them…

Odisha Assembly adjourned sine-die before schedule

Bhubaneswar: The winter session of the Odisha Assembly was adjourned today for an indefinite period, 14 days ahead of its schedule. Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat announced the sine-die adjournement following a motion moved by government…

Exit polls predict BJP win in Gujarat, Himachal

New Delhi: All exit polls on Thursday predicted a clean sweep for the BJP in the Assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, in both of which it was virtually a direct fight between the two parties. While one channel gave a…