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Odisha Govt Has Failed To Provide Employment To Youths: Opposition
Odisha Govt Has Failed To Provide Employment To Youths: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: While moving an adjournment motion on unemployment and fuel price rise issues in the Odisha Assembly, the Opposition today alleged that the money spent by the government for skill development has gone waste in the State. Both the BJP and the Congress alleged that though 18 lakh youths are unemployed in the State at […]

West Bengal Elections 2021: BJP Releases Names Of 157 Candidates
Pipili Bypoll: BJP Names Ashrit Pattanayak As Party Candidate

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Jatata Party (BJP) on Friday picked Ashrit Pattanayak as the party candidate for the upcoming by-election to Pipili assembly constituency in Puri district. The BJP nominee had lost the 2019 poll by a margin of over 15,000 votes from his nearest BJD rival Pradeep Maharathy. Ashrit got 72,731 votes. In 2014 elections, […]

Happy My 1st Foreign Visit After Covid Onset To Bangladesh: PM Modi
Happy My 1st Foreign Visit After Covid Onset To Bangladesh: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be on a two-day visit to Bangladesh from Friday, said that he was “happy that my first foreign visit after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic will be to our friendly neighbouring country, with which India shares deep cultural, linguistic and people-to-people ties”. In a statement on […]

Massive 'Irregularities' In 108 Ambulance Service Alleged Under Odisha Govt's Nose
Massive 'Irregularities' In 108 Ambulance Service Alleged Under Odisha Govt's Nose

Bhubaneswar: The 108 emergency ambulance service, which is regarded as the lifeline in the healthcare system, often hogs the headlines due to its alleged failure to provide timely service to patients during emergency. However, it is in news once again but this time due to alleged irregularities in operations. A Right to Information (RTI) application, […]

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18 Injured In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Boudh/Subarnapur: As many as 18 persons sustained critical injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State late last night. Around 10 passengers were injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck on National Highway No.57 near Khajuripada in the district on Thursday night. Three of the injured […]

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PM Modi Leaves For Bangladesh On Two-Day Visit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Bangladesh on Friday on a two-day visit during which he will take part in a wide range of programmes aimed at furthering cooperation between the two countries. “PM @narendramodi emplanes for Dhaka. During his Bangladesh visit he will take part in a wide range of programmes aimed […]

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In Pics: Scenes Across Nabarangpur As Night Curfew Returns Due To Surge In Covid-19

Nabarangpur : To stem the spread of Covid-19, Nabarangpur district administration has imposed night curfew in the district from Thursday, till further orders. The curfew was observed from 8 pm to 6 am across the district and movement of individuals was strictly prohibited during the period due to the surge in Covid-19. Besides, no gathering […]

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2 Dead, 70 COVID-19 Patients Evacuated In Mumbai Hospital Fire

Mumbai: Two COVID-19 patients died and 70 others were evacuated after a fire broke out at a hospital located in a Mumbai mall, a police official said on Friday. The fire broke out at the Dreams Mall Sunrise Hospital in Bhandup area shortly after midnight, the official said. The hospital is situated on the third […]

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9 Places In Odisha Record 40 Degree Celsius Or Above, Boudh Hottest At 40.8

Bhubaneswar: Mercury continued to rise in Odisha as nine places recorded 40 degree Celsius or more in the last 24 hours, said the Meteorological Centre in the capital city on Friday. Boudh recorded the maximum temperature of 40.8 degree Celsius on Thursday. After Boudh, Bhubaneswar was the hottest at 40.4 degree Celsius followed by Bolangir […]

Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack
Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out at the regional office of Odisha Gramya Bank located at Mahanadi Vihar under Chauliaganj police limits in Cuttack in the wee hours of Friday. Though the extent of the damage was yet to be estimated, properties, including computers, furniture, electrical fitting and important documents worth lakhs of rupees were gutted. […]

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In Pics: Bharat Bandh Affects Normal Life In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Normal life has been affected in different parts of Odisha on Friday as the farmer outfits are observing a dawn-to-dusk Bharat Bandh. Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a united front of farmer outfits in the country, has given this call protesting farm laws. The 12-hour bandh started from 6 am today. Protestors were found blocking […]

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10 Dead In Fire At Mumbai Mall Hospital Treating COVID-19 Patients

Mumbai: Ten patients died after a fire broke out at a Mumbai mall hospital where coronavirus patients were being treated, a fire brigade official said on Friday. The fire broke out at the Sunrise Hospital in the Dreams Mall building in Bhandup area shortly after midnight, the official said. Around 70 patients were rescued, he […]

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Covid-19 Surge: Odisha Issues Fresh Guidelines, Bans Congregations For Religious Festivals In April

Bhubaneswar: It is testing time now not only for the people, but also for the State government following a steep rise in Covid-19 cases in the past one week. For the second time in row, the daily Covid-19 cases crossed the 200-mark in the State on Friday, prompting the government to issue fresh guidelines to […]

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SC Sets Aside NCLAT Order Restoring Cyrus Mistry As Executive Chairman Of Tata Group

New Delhi: In a huge victory for Tata Group, the Supreme Court on Friday accepted all contentions of the Tata conglomerate and set aside the order of the NCLAT, which restored Cyrus Mistry as the executive chairman of the Tata conglomerate. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde said all questions of law are […]

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Odisha: Kalinga Stadium To Host AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022

Bhubaneswar: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday selected Kalinga Stadium in the Capital City along with two other stadiums in the country to host the prestigious AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 TM . The tournament, which will provide the ultimate backdrop for some of the finest players in Asian and world women’s football, […]

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