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December 15, 2017

Illegal sand mining in Balasore throws norms to wind

Balasore: Illegal sand lifting in violation of environment norms is seen as a regular affair in Jaleswar Tehsil of Balasore district. With tractors, trucks and JCB machines engaged 24x7, sand mining continues with blatant disregard to the…

Odisha gets its first govt-backed football club

Bhubaneswar: For the first time, a state government-sponsored football club from Odisha is all set to make an appearance in the national level football league, the U-15 Youth I-League at Pune. Director of Sports and Youth Services…

Odisha reserves 25% seats for state students in law varsity

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved reserving 25 per cent of the seats in the National Law University, Cuttack, for students from the state. Aspirants willing to pursue legal studies as a career will be…

Bhubaneswar, Cuttack to get 25 CNG stations

Bhubaneswar: Around 25 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations are planned to be set up in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. Gas Authority of India Ltd Director (Projects) Ashutosh Karnatak informed that while 15 CNG stations…

No ‘martyr’ or ‘shaheed’ in our Terminology: MoD, MHA

New Delhi: There is no term like "martyr" or "shaheed" in the Army or the police and instead a soldier or a policeman killed in action is called a "battle casualty" or "operations casualty" respectively, the ministries of defence and home…

Brown sugar worth Rs 10L seized in Bhubaneswar, 2 arrested

Bhubaneswar: Two youths were today arrested after brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh was seized from their possession in Laxmisagar area of the capital city. The arrested youths have been identified as Rahul Mohanty and Bidhan Jayadhar of the…

Acer ‘Predator 21 X’ gaming notebook launched

New Delhi: There are only 500 units of Acer "Predator 21 X" available worldwide which will be available at Acer Exclusive stores and Flipkart, the company said in a statement. "'Predator 21 X' which is the world's first notebook with a…