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Ramakanta Biswas

Ramakanta Biswas

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Ramakanta Biswas is working as a senior sub editor in Odisha Television Limited. He has been writing on topics like politics, crime & social issues.

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Ramakanta Biswas is working as a senior sub editor in Odisha Television Limited. He has been writing on topics like politics, crime & social issues.

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Ostracism
Ostracism Is Inhuman Practice: OHRC Seeking Report On Social Boycott Of 40 Families

Bhubaneswar: Taking strong note of alleged ostracism of 40 families in Dhenkanal district by upper caste people, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the district administration to inquire into the matter. The commission...

Odisha-Chocolate-Girl
Odisha’s ‘Chocolate Girl’ Eyes Guinness Book of Records

Baripada: The catching trend and craze for doing something new in the best way possible is giving rise to a fevered subculture of record setters nowadays. While interest of people in collecting post cards, newspapers...

Scuba-Girl
At 10, Odia Girl Tisya Becomes Youngest Scuba Diver

Bhubaneswar: A 10-year-old girl, Tisya Panigrahi has become the youngest scuba diver from Odisha. Tisya, who presently resides with her parents in Dubai, successfully completed her Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Junior Open Water...

Berhampur Travel Restrictions Eased
Berhampur Eases Travel Curb As Covid-19 Cases Fall

Berhampur: With the Covid-19 situation in Ganjam district showing signs of slight improvement, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has decided to lift the restrictions on travel to and from the city imposed on residents and...

tara-bahinipati
Congress Unlikely To Change Its Leadership In Odisha, Says CWC Member

Bhubaneswar: Even as speculations over change of guard in Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) continues to heat up, senior leader and member of Congress Working Committee (CWC) Rama Chandra Khuntia on Sunday said no such...

Faith-Outreach
Sexual Assault Of Tribal Boy: NCPCR Asks Odisha Govt To Inspect Faith Outreach Shelter Home

Jharsuguda: Taking cognizance of the alleged sexual assault of a minor boy by the founder of ‘Faith Outreach’ shelter home in Jharsuguda district, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has directed the...

Ganesh-Puja-Celebration
COVID19: Odisha Set For Muted Ganesh Puja

Bhubaneswar: In a break from tradition, Odisha is going to witness subdued Ganesh Puja celebrations as COVID19 pandemic continues to dampen all festivities. The small town of Jatni, just 20km away from Bhubaneswar is among...

ECI
ECI issues guidelines for polls, makes masks & sanitisers mandatory

New Delhi: Ahead of the Bihar polls, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has approved the broad guidelines for the conduct of elections and bye-elections amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These include the use of masks,...

Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat
Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among 5 athletes to receive Khel Ratna

New Delhi: Star India batsman Rohit Sharma is among the five athletes who will receive the country’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, for 2020. This will be the first time in...

Ganjam
COVID19: Ganjam District Sets Zero Active Case Target

Bhubaneswar: In an all-out effort against the Covid-19 infection, the Ganjam district administration has launched ‘zero active case’ mission. District Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange said the aim of the mission is to reduce the spread...

Odisha Flood
Odisha Moves From Deficit to 1.3% Surplus Rainfall

Bhubaneswar: Odisha received 1.3 per cent surplus rainfall this monsoon from June till date, informed the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Jena on Friday. “From the month of June till August 21, Odisha received 1.3...

Dutee-Chand-Arjuna-Award
Sprinter Dutee Chand Among 27 Sportspersons To Get Arjuna Award

Bhubaneswar: Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand will be honoured with the Arjuna Award this year. She is among the 27 sportspersons to be conferred with the top sporting accolade. Elated over her nomination for the award,...

Fertiliser
Fertiliser Shortage Forces Farmers To Flout Covid-19 Norms!

Keonjhar: Severe shortage of fertiliser at the height of the paddy growing season has hit the farmers hard in Keonjhar district, prompting them to gather in huge numbers at local cooperative offices in the times...

Odisha-Plus-II-Commerce-Res
Odisha Plus 2 Commerce Results Out, 74.95% Students Clear Exam

Bhubaneswar: A total of 74.95 per cent students have passed the annual Plus 2 Commerce examinations 2020, the results of which were declared today by the Council of Higher Education (CHSE), Odisha. Students can check...

Covid-19-treatment
Odisha Forms Technical Committees To Monitor Covid-19 Treatment

Bhubaneswar: Alarmed by rising cases of Covid-19, the Odisha government has constituted multidisciplinary technical committees to oversee the treatment facilities across the State. The technical committees formed by Medical Education and Training Directorate comprising senior...

Fake-IPS-officer
Imposter IPS Officer Lands In Police Net In Odisha

Rourkela: A woman was nabbed by Uditnagar police in the steel city for reportedly cheating by posing as an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. Sarmistha Behera, a resident of Bhadrak’s Dhamnagar, was arrested from City...

IPL-13
Dream11 Bags Sponsorship Title For IPL 2020

New Delhi: Gaming giant Dream11 won the title sponsorship for IPL 2020 for Rs 222 crore. The Twenty20 cricket league is slated to be played in UAE from September 19 to November 10. According to...

Brown-Sugar-Seized
Brown Sugar Worth Rs 1.30 Crore Seized In Odisha

Balasore: In what could be termed as one of the biggest drug hauls in recent times, the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch seized brown sugar worth Rs 1.30 crore from a peddler...

Target-drone
Target Drone Banshee Lands In Fishing Net After Trial In Odisha

Balasore: The remains of a target aircraft ‘Banshee’ was recovered by a group of fishermen from sea near Talapada in Balasore district. The unmanned aerial vehicle weighing 50 kg and 8 feet in length was caught...

Canal
Shoddy Irrigation Canal Work Leaves Kandhamal Farmers In Lurch

Kandhamal/Bhubaneswar: Even as the government is infusing lakhs of rupees into minor irrigation projects to ensure abundant water to farmlands, it seems the initiatives have failed to materialise for farmers in Dubulumahablock of Kandhamal district....

Ramakanta Biswas is working as a senior sub editor in Odisha Television Limited. He has been writing on topics like politics, crime & social issues.

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