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Bharat Bandh: Utkal University Postpones Semester Exams; Tight Security For Lok Seva Bhawan

Bhubaneswar: The authorities of Utkal University on Thursday postponed +3 5th semester (Arts, Science, Commerce) examinations on account of Bharat Bandh tomorrow (March 26). In an official notification, the varsity officials informed that the scheduled semester exam is postponed due to Bharat Bandh and it has been rescheduled for March 30, 2021. It is pertinent […]

Odisha: Youth Congress Holds 'Akrosh Samavesh' Against Unemployment, Fuel Price Hike Issues
Odisha: Youth Congress Holds 'Akrosh Samavesh' Against Unemployment, Fuel Price Hike Issues

Bhubaneswar: The youth wing of Congress on Friday organised Yuva Akrosh Samavesh protesting large-scale unemployment in Odisha and the rise in fuel prices. OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik, AICC secretary Rudra Raju, State youth Congress president Smrutiranjan Lenka, other leaders and supporters were present in the convention. Youth Congress National president Srinivas B V also joined […]

Is Land Record A Hurdle To Direct MSP e-Payment To Farmers In Punjab?
Is Land Record A Hurdle To Direct MSP e-Payment To Farmers In Punjab?

New Delhi: In a move that ensures transparency in the system and serves the farmers’ needs, almost all the states have implemented direct MSP payment to the farmers for the crops procured from them, but Punjab is still not ready to introduce direct e-payment to the farmers bypassing the commission agents (Arhtiyas). The Punjab government […]

Threat To India 'Abated' But Not Gone Away After Disengagement In Pangong: Gen Naravane
Threat To India 'Abated' But Not Gone Away After Disengagement In Pangong: Gen Naravane

New Delhi: Army Chief Gen MM Naravane said on Thursday the threat to India has only “abated” following the disengagement in Pangong lake areas in eastern Ladakh after the agreement with China but it has not gone away altogether. He also asserted that it would be incorrect to say that the Chinese troops were still […]

Odisha CM Lays Foundation For Re-Development Of Kalinga Studio
Odisha CM Lays Foundation For Re-Development Of Kalinga Studio

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled a plaque to lay the foundation stone for the re-development of Kalinga Studio. The state government has approved Rs 200 crore for the re-development of the Kalinga Studio into a modern and futuristic film studio with state-of-the-art infrastructure. କଳିଙ୍ଗ ଷ୍ଟୁଡ଼ିଓକୁ ନୂଆ ରୂପ ଦେବା ପାଇଁ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର […]

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, […]

Bus Accident
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 […]

Night Curfew
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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