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December 16, 2017

Of Angel Priyas and Sukuti Sahus

The headline was hard to miss – and too salacious to skip the story. Here, in nutshell, goes the story that appeared in a leading Odia daily under the catchy title “Angel Priya bhabi asithile; dekhile Sukuti Sahu” (“Came in search of Angel…

Former TV host Suhaib Ilyasi convicted of murdering wife

New Delhi: A court here on Saturday convicted former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi of murdering his wife in 2000. Additional Sessions Judge S.K. Malhotra held Ilyasi guilty of his wife's murder and would hear arguments on quantum of…

Separation of conjoined twins: Jaga to be discharged soon

New Delhi: The process to discharge Jaga, one of the separated conjoined twins of Kandhamal has begun at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), while Kalia continues to show considerable signs of improvement. Doctors treating…

3 killed in Indonesia earthquake

Jakarta: Nearly three people were killed and seven injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Java damaging 950 buildings, officials said on Saturday. The deceased include two women aged 80 and 34 and a…

Tiger hunts down monkey at Nandankanan zoo

Bhubaneswar: Even though it is the law of nature, the gory image of a tiger hunting down and preying on a live monkey inside the Nandankanan zoo was something that the visitors least expected. The incident occurred when a monkey entered…

5 youths detained for brandishing gun

Bhubaneswar: A minor brawl at a cricket match turned ugly after a group of students allegedly brandished firearms to threaten another group in Baramunda area of Bhubaneswar today. According to reports, a minor scuffle during a cricket…

Bhubaneswar gets eastern India’s first CNG stations

Bhubaneswar: The State Capital today became the first city of Odisha as well as eastern India to get compressed natural gas (CNG) station for use by two and three wheelers. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the station at…

Arrest warrant against Big Boss contestant Arshi Khan

Chandigarh: Bigg Boss Season 11 contestant Arshi Khan could be headed for legal trouble, with a court in Punjab's Jalandhar city issuing an arrest warrant against her. However, there is a question mark over she being actually arrested…

Gurupriya bridge to provide tactical advantage: BSF ADG

Malkangiri: Maoists movement can be effectively curbed in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda once the Gurupriya bridge is completed, said BSF ADG Arun Kumar today. Speaking to mediapersons after an on-the-spot examination in Lukapani…

Balasore Alloys’ assets worth Rs 245 cr attached by ED

Balasore/New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has seized immovable assets, worth Rs 244.89 crore, of Balasore Alloys Ltd whose shareholders are Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) and its chairman Pramod Kumar Mittal who are being probed for…