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December 26, 2017

Made-to-order ‘Exclusive’ Interviews!

The print media in the state is on Cloud Nine – and understandably so. After all, an interview, exclusive or otherwise, with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is as rare as lotuses in the Thar desert. For long in the shadow of Big Brother (TV),…

Agitating contractual nurses stay put

Bhubaneswar: The cease-work stir by contractual nurses appointed under the National Health Mission (NHM) entered its ninth day today as the agitators stayed put with their protests demanding regularization and hike in salary. “Our…

Twin farmer deaths reported in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no end to the sufferings of the peasant community as two farmer deaths were reported from Nuapada and Bargarh districts here on Tuesday. Makardhwaj Behera, a farmer from Lanji village under Khariar block…

Woman, daughter found dead inside house, murder suspected

Sundergarh: A woman and her daughter were found dead under mysterious circumstances inside their house at Orampada village under Hemgiri police limits in Sundergarh district today. Sources said, Patris Minz who returned from his work today…

Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife, mother meet Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: A day after their meeting across a glass panel with Kulbhushan Jadhav in Islamabad, the mother and wife of the Indian national on death row in Pakistan, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Tuesday. According to…

JSPL completes 250-ton BOF at Angul steel plant

Bhubaneswar: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd today said it has successfully completed a 250-ton basic oxygen furnace (BOF), marking the completion of the company's 6-MTPA integrated steel project at Angul in Odisha. With the completion of the…

Miscreants loot gold from Cuttack temple in serial robbery

Cuttack: Miscreants looted gold and ornaments worth over lakhs of rupees from the Akhandalamani Temple in New LIC colony in Badambadi Area of Cuttack in a serial robbery in which three other houses in the area were targeted. According to…

Rain predicted in Odisha on New Year eve

Bhubaneswar: Revellers planning for grand celebrations may consider this important as the Regional Meteorological Department, Bhubaneswar has predicted mild rain on December 30 & 31. According to the met office, a low pressure area…