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Odisha Girl Shaves Head, Donates Hair For Cancer Patients
Take A Bow! Odisha Girl Shaves Head, Donates Hair For Cancer Patients

Baripada: Needless to say, women love a long hair. For them, it is one of the many facets of beauty which they never want to do away with at any cost. Well, doing the unimaginable, a girl from Odisha has garnered applauds from all and sundry after she cut off her hair to zero to […]

Odisha CM Announces Rs 289.42-Crore Package For MSMEs As Covid Assistance

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved a stimulus package of Rs 289.42 crore for MSMEs in the state that have been facing stiff challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic, official sources said. The package includes assistance measures such as interest subvention, top-up subsidy, reimbursement of state GST and waiver of annual institutional maintenance […]

Odisha Winter Weather Forecast
Odisha: Temperature To Drop Post December 20, MeT Predicts Rain Over Some Districts

Bhubaneswar: Prevalence of easterly winds in the State has led to a slight rise in the mercury level in the last few days, but by this weekend night temperature across interior and coastal districts would gradually fall, the Regional Centre of the IMD here has said. Latest forecast suggests that during the next 2-3 days […]

Justice for Pari
Seeking Justice For Pari, 7-Yr-Old Pedals To CM Naveen’s Residence; Submits Memorandum

Bhubaneswar: Amid the massive public outrage over the alleged lackadaisical investigation into the abduction and subsequent murder of 5-year-old girl ‘Pari’ in Nayagarh district, a seven-year-old girl from the Capital City has jumped on the bandwagon as well. Seeking justice for the family of the deceased, little girl Ashwini and her friend rode bicycles from […]

Google To Automatically Add 3D Effect To Your 2D Photos

New Delhi: Google photos will turn your 2D photos into 3D ones and over the next month, people will start to see the Memories feature brought to life with Cinematic photos. Google said that Cinematic photos use machine learning to predict an image’s depth and produce a 3D representation of the scene, even if the […]

Light and sound show at Sun Temple in Konark resumes today
Light And Sound Show At Sun Temple In Konark Resumes Today

Konark: After a long nine months of hiatus due to the Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent nation-wide lockdown, the light and sound show at the historic Sun Temple in Konark will resume from today while adhering to all the Covid-19 protocols strictly. As per the Sun Temple authorities, two shows of 40 minutes each will be […]

Bridge caves in
Sambalpur: Under-Construction Bridge Caves In, Locals Demand Probe

Sambalpur: An under-construction bridge over a canal at Andhari village in Jujumara block in the district caved in on Tuesday, raising question marks over the quality of the work. However, there are no reports of any injury or casualty. The incident triggered resentment among locals and they demanded the immediate reconstruction of the structure and […]

50th Anniversary Of 1971 India-Pak War: Prez Kovind, PM Modi And Others Pay Tribute To Martyrs

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to the fallen soldiers on the 50th anniversary of the 1971 India-Pakistan war. President Kovind recalled the valour of Indian soldiers martyred in the 1971 war and said the nation is eternally indebted to them. On Vijay Diwas, let us […]

Vigilance Raids Head-Master In Bargarh

Bargarh: A day after the vigilance sleuths discovered ‘ill-gotten’ properties worth crores from the possession a teacher in Gajapati district, the anti graft agency on Wednesday carried out similar raids at houses of a head-master in Bargarh district. Acting on a tip-off, the officials of the anti-corruption wing carried out searches at five places including […]

Elderly Can't Use Senior Citizens Act To Evict A Woman From Shared Household: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that the Senior Citizen Act 2007, cannot be interpreted or deployed to evict a woman from her shared household, which she is otherwise entitled under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. A bench, headed by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and comprising Justices Indu Malhotra and Indira […]

Fake Spice Factory Using Acid, Donkey Dung Busted In Uttar Pradesh

Hathras: The Hathras police have unearthed a manufacturing unit making spurious and counterfeit spices of local brands using donkey dung and acid. The factory is located in Navipur area and the police raided it on a tip-off. The unit owner, Anoop Varshney, who is also the office bearer of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, has been arrested. […]

Maoists torch vehicles
Odisha: Maoists Ultras Torch 6 Vehicles On Malkangiri Border

Malkangiri: Maoists ultras, who were lying low following a series of setbacks at the hands of security forces recently, once again made their presence felt in the district by torching vehicles engaged in the construction of a road at Alabada village in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Malkangiri border on Wednesday. Opposing the road construction […]

Orissa High Court Invites Applications For 202 ASO Posts
Pari Murder: SIT Submits Probe Status Report In Orissa High Court

Cuttack: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday submitted an affidavit  before the Orissa High Court over the progress of the investigation in the dastardly murder of five-year-old- Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’. The SIT submitted the status report to the Court in a sealed envelope. The Advocate General informed the court […]

BJP Will Fight For Families Of Over 4000 Missing Children In Odisha: Samir Mohanty

Bhubaneswar: The members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will take out a march from December 20 to intensify the agitation against alleged inaction of the government and police over the kidnapping and brutal murder of 5-year-old girl Pari. Addressing a press conference today in Rourkela, BJP’s State president Samir Mohanty said that the party […]

Pari Was Raped Before Being Murdered, Accused Identified!

Bhubaneswar: In a sensational twist to the abduction and brutal murder of five-year-old girl Pari, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Odisha Crime Branch in its affidavit submitted before the Orissa High Court today mentioned that the minor was raped before being murdered, sources said. Sources further said that the prime accused has been […]