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March 18, 2018

Odisha develops app to tackle wildfires

Bhubaneswar: As several forest areas in the state are battling wildfires, the government has devised a new innovative approach for efficient and effective tracking and prevention of forest fires. The state Forest and Environment…

Congress May End Up As An ‘Also Ran’ In Next Polls

At a time when the Congress is showing definite signs of a revival of sorts after being in the doldrums since the crushing defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the party unit in Odisha paradoxically appears to be possessed by a death…

‘IITians should aspire to do best for society’

Bhubaneswar: Urging IITians to think of the society and work towards its betterment, President Ram Nath Kovind today said they should aspire to achieve the best for themselves, society, the nation and world at large. Kovind said,…

Ruling-BJD likely to present populist budget for 2018-19

Bhubaneswar: As the ruling party will present its last budget ahead of the 2019 general elections, all eyes are set on the possible framework of the budget. As per observers, the budget, which is expected to be around Rs 1.20 lakh crore,…

From April 1 new vehicles cannot run sans registration number

Bhubaneswar: In a big move, the state government has decided to implement a directive on new vehicle registration from April 1 as per which, no vehicles can be rolled out on the road until they have received a valid registration number from…

Flying snake rescued in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A rare flying snake from the Chrysopelea ornata species was rescued from Dhanpur village coming under Similipal Biosphere Reserve in the district on Sunday. Reportedly, a local spotted the snake while returning from the forest…

Man dupes +2 examinees in Balasore

Balasore: Police on Sunday detained a person for allegedly duping students on the pretext of helping them to clear plus II examination in the district. The accused Umakant Singh, a resident of Nilagiri area had allegedly taken Rs 20,000…

I have become less selfish now, admits Messi

Barcelona: Admitting that he has now become less selfish with age, star FC Barcelona forward said he has evolved into more of a team player. "Before, I used to try to steal the ball and make something happen on my own -- or at least try…