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Assam Elections: BJP Releases First List Of 70 Candidates
Assam Elections: BJP Releases First List Of 70 Candidates

New Delhi: The BJP on Friday announced the first list of 70 candidates for the Assembly elections in Assam. The 126-member Assam Assembly will go to the polls in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6. The results will be declared on May 2. The list includes the names of Chief Minister […]

CM Naveen Dedicates India's First World Skill Centre In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Giving a much needed boost to industrialization in the State, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated first of its kind, World Skill Centre in Bhubaneswar. While inaugurating the centre that will be used as a hub for all the government run ITIs, CM Naveen said, “Skill development has always been a priority for […]

Happy My 1st Foreign Visit After Covid Onset To Bangladesh: PM Modi
PM Modi Receives CERA Week Global Energy And Environment Leadership Award

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country is on track to achieving its climate goals well before the target date as it switches over to energy-efficient mediums and uses waste to generate energy. Speaking after accepting the 2021 CERAWeek Global Energy & Environment Leadership Award for his commitment to energy sustainability […]

Fire Reported At Khandagiri Hills In Bhubaneswar
Fire Reported At Khandagiri Hills In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of raging fire in Similipal National Park which has become a major cause of concern, another wildfire was reported from Khandagiri hills in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the fire at the hill, a popular tourist destination, began at 5 pm today. The blaze reportedly spread to about five acres of […]

Consuming Prasad
Odisha: Over 50 Fall Sick After Consuming 'Prasad' In Balasore

Balasore: More than 50 people were taken ill after consuming prasad at Gilajodi village under Basta block in the district on Friday. All of them have been admitted to the nearby Paunsakuli and Basta hospitals. Most of them are reportedly children who are suffering from diarrhoea. According to reports, around 600 persons of the village […]

Odisha Sarpanch Disqualified From His Post For Not Knowing Odia
Odisha Sarpanch Disqualified From His Post For Not Knowing Odia

Ganjam: On the occasion of Panchayatiraj Divas on Friday, a sarpanch from Odisha’s Ganjam district was disqualified from his post for not knowing Odia, having two wives and six children. According to the 1994 Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, a person is ineligible of holding any position in a gram panchayat if he or she does […]

Biju Babu's House
Odisha: Birth Place Of Legendary Statesman Biju Patnaik Reels Under Neglect

Berhampur: The birth anniversary of the legendary leader and former Chief Minister of Odisha Biju Patnaik was celebrated with much pomp and gaiety across the State on Friday. However, the remnants of the Tall Man’s house is fast fading into oblivion due to lack of care and maintenance. It’s nothing less than a travesty to […]

Aparajita Sarangi
Odisha: Stop Bulldozing Heritage On Pretext Of Development, Urges MP Aparajita

Bhubaneswar: BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi on Saturday urged the State Government not to bulldoze and demolish heritage structures in the periphery of monuments during beautification drives across the State. “Many heritage structures have been demolished during the recently carried out heritage corridor development work. Conservation of heritage and development should go together within rules,” said […]

BSF Jawan Shoots Self To Death In Odisha

Koraput: A Border Security Force (BSF) Jawan died by suicide after he allegedly shot himself on his head from his service rifle on Saturday in the district. The deceased jawan, identified as Indra Singh, was posted with the BSF (15 Battalion) at Jalaput in Koraput district. Sources said that Singh had reported on work yesterday […]

Car Crash On NH 57: Odisha Man Killed While Returning From Father’s Funeral, 4 Critical

Boudh: A fast moving Swift car crashed into a trawler near Karathakoda on the National Highway No 57 (Kordha-Bolangir road) early on Saturday morning resulting in the death of the driver. Four other occupants suffered serious injuries in the accident. The injured were initially taken to the Old-Cuttack community health centre and later shifted to […]

BJP To Contest 20 TN Assembly Seats & Kanyakumari LS Seat

Chennai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be contesting in 20 Tamil Nadu assembly seats alongside the Loksabha seat from Kanyakumari where bypolls was necessitated following the death of sitting Member of Parliament H. Vasanthakumar. The seat-sharing arrangement with the ruling AIADMK party was finalised late Friday. While state BJP leadership was expecting more than […]

Former TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi Joins BJP

New Delhi: Former Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi joined the BJP on Saturday, weeks after he announced quitting his Rajya Sabha membership on the floor of the House deploring “violence” in poll-bound West Bengal. He joined the BJP in the presence of its president J P Nadda, and Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Dharmendra Pradhan […]

Odisha: Devotee Passes Away After Falling Unconscious Inside Puri Srimandir

Puri: In an unfortunate incident, a devotee breathed his last after falling unconscious inside the Srimandir premises following the darshan of Lord Jagannath in Puri on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Manoharlal Raikuar. As per reports, Raikuar was immediately rushed to the Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) where doctors declared him dead before […]

Attempted Lynching In Bhubaneswar, Police To Suo Motu Register FIR

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police to take suo moto cognizance of the attempted lynching of the two persons accused of the broad daylight murder in CRP square area of the Capital city on Saturday. As per reports, the two accused were forcibly dragged out of a police van by a mob that brutally thrashed them using plastic […]

Balasore Youth Dies Mysteriously While Returning From Puri
Balasore Youth Dies Mysteriously While Returning From Puri

Balasore: A youth died under mysterious circumstances while returning to his home in Balasore district from Puri on Friday. The family members of the youth alleged that his death was unnatural and suspected foul play. However, his friends claimed that while they were returning home in a car yesterday, Mantu suddenly became unconscious and died. […]