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OTV Impact: ‘No Charcoal From Outside Will be Allowed Into Puri Jagannath Temple’

Puri: A day after OTV telecast a report that charcoal from outside is allegedly being used for cooking ‘Mahaprasad’ at Puri Jagannath Temple, the authorities on Friday swung into action and alerted security guards to ensure that no such items are allowed inside the shrine. Puri Jaganath Temple Niti (Ritual) Administrator, Jitendra Kumar today informed […]

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Covid-19 Surge: Odisha To Suspend Driving License and LL Tests; Check Latest Announcement

Bhubaneswar: With Covid-19 cases rising sharply, the Odisha government on Tuesday decided to suspend all Driving License (DL) and Learner’s License tests across the State. As per a notification issued…

Ajit Agarkar Applies For National Selector's Job, Frontrunner For Chairman's Post, Venkatesh Prasad In Running Too

New Delhi: Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar on Friday entered the race for the national selector’s job and is a frontrunner for the chairman’s post. Agarkar confirmed to PTI that he has applied for the national selector’s position. Agarkar, who is a former chairman of Mumbai senior selection committee, is in contention for the chairman’s […]

Odisha Ex-Minister Jagannath Rout Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader and former Odisha minister Jagannath Rout died at a private hospital here on Friday following a cardiac arrest. He was 78. Rout was undergoing treatment for age-related illness, sources said. He was elected MLA from Dhamnagar constituency in Bhadrak district in 1980, 1985 and 1995 on a Congress ticket. He served […]

President Approves Correctional Service Medals; 6 From Odisha Among 35 To Be Conferred On R-Day

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of Correctional Service medals on 35 prison personnel, including six from Odisha, on the occasion of the Republic Day, a Home Ministry statement said on Friday. Of the 35 recipients, six have been selected for Distinguished Service and 29 for Meritorious Service, the Ministry said, […]

CAA May Become Part Of Lucknow University Pol Science Syllabus

Lucknow: In the midst of ongoing protests against the amended citizenship law, Lucknow University’s Political Science Department has come up with the idea of including it as a topic in its curriculum. “We, in our department, teach the Constitution and citizenship. This is one of the contemporary issues in Indian politics. We want to teach […]

Shehnaaz Gill, Sidharth Shukla Chemistry Under Threat Because Of Sonia Rathee?

There is no denying that if there is any Bigg Boss duo that has been shipped by fans even after the season got over, that is Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz…

Orissa High Court Directs CBI Probe Into Fodder Scam

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the case pertaining to alleged irregularities in sale and purchase of fodder in a dairy cooperative in Cuttack. The court has directed the agency to accept the complaint by Santosh Kumar Samal, a former employee of Cuttack District Cooperative Milk […]

Bhubaneswar Airport's Under-Construction Building Collapses; 1 Dead

Bhubaneswar: In an unfortunate incident, the roof of the under-construction building to link the terminal 1 of Biju Patnaik International Airport with terminal 2 collapsed leaving one person dead and while critically injuring couple of other persons. According to sources, one of the workers got crushed under the collapsed roof and lost his life. The […]

18 killed as 6.8-magnitude quake hits eastern Turkey

Elazig (Turkey): A powerful earthquake has killed at least 18 people and injured hundreds in eastern Turkey, as rescue teams searched through the rubble of collapsed buildings for survivors early on Saturday. At least 30 people were missing following the magnitude 6.8 quake, which had its epicentre in the small lakeside town of Sivrice in […]

This TV Actress Commits Suicide, Reason Will Shock You

Mumbai: TV actress Sejal Sharma committed suicide on Friday. She was known for her role of Simmy Khosla in the show ‘Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji’. “Yes, this is true. I am shocked to hear the news. It’s very difficult for me to believe as I had met her just 10 days ago and we […]

MP BJP leader held for objectionable remark against Collector

Bhopal: BJP leader and former state minister Badrilal Yadav, who made objectionable remarks against Rajgarh Collector Nidhi Nivedita, was arrested on Friday. He was later released on bail against a personal bond of Rs 20,000. While addressing a gathering in Biaora in Rajgarh district on Wednesday, Yadav made an objectionable statement on the Rajgarh Collector. […]

Odisha Public Service Commission Recommends 1403 Candidates For Medical Officer Posts

Cuttack: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has recommended a total of 1403 candidates, based on merit, as Medical Officers (Assistant Surgeons) in Group A. “The Commission recommends 1403 candidates in order of merit for recruitment to the post of Medical Officers (Assistant Surgeon) in Group – A (Junior Branch) of the Odisha Medical and Health […]

China's Coronavirus afflictions claim 41 lives, nearly 1300 confirmed cases, 237 critical

Beijing: The deadly Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in China and aborad as the death toll due to it in this Far East country rose to 41 with 1287 confirmed cases, China’s National Health Commission announced on Saturday. Of the 1,287 confirmed cases as of Friday night, the condition of the 237 is stated to […]

Nepal confirms first case of new coronavirus infection

Kathmandu: A Nepali student studying in China has been found infected with the new coronavirus, an official of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population has said. “It is the first confirmed case of infection from the deadly virus,” Dr. Hemanta Chandra Ojha, chief of Zoonotic and Other Communicable Disease Control Section at Epidemiology and Disease […]