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Odisha Seeks Centre To Send 'Very Corrupt' IFS Officer Abhay Pathak On Compulsory Retirement

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has recommended the Central Government for the compulsory retirement of ‘very corrupt and high-flying’ IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak. “It is for the first time that an All India Services Officer has been recommended by the Odisha Government for compulsory retirement on grounds of corruption,” stated CM Naveen in […]

Odisha: Maoists Axe Contractor To Death, Torch 3 Vehicles In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: In what could be an attempt to make their presence felt in Odisha, armed Maoists axed a contractor to death at Golia area under the Mathili police limits in Malkangiri district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Sukumar Mandal. As per reports, around 15 to 20 Maoists first thrashed Mandal before slicing […]

Sky King Fraud: Akash Pathak’s 4-Day Police Remand Concludes
Akash Pathak Remanded To 4-Day Police Custody Over Sky King’s Fraud Allegations

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has taken Akash Pathak on a four-day remand on Thursday to interrogate him into the allegations of Rs 65 lakh fraud levelled by Sky King, a Bhubaneswar-based travel agency. The District and Sessions Court, Khurdha has granted the remand of Pathak. The accused has also filed a bail application in the […]

PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina Virtually Restore Cross-Border Haldibari-Chilahati Rail Route After 55 Years

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Thursday inaugurated the reopened rail link between Haldibari in India and Chilahati in Bangladesh during the virtual bilateral summit. The rail link has been reopened after 55 years. The railway line from Haldibari (West Bengal) to Chilahati (Bangladesh) has been defunct since […]

Taapsee Pannu Sweats It Out As She Ends Rashmi Rocket’s Intense Training

Taapsee Pannu is known to be one of the most dedicated actors among the generations of new artists. She has delivered some of the best works where she gets into the skin of the character. Currently, she is gearing up for her next film titled Rashmi Rocket where she will be playing an athlete. Due […]

Big Move By The State Government To Benefit EPF Pensioners

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged Centre to hike the monthly pension of EPF pensioners who are running from pillar to post to get their grievances redressed. In a letter, Patnaik has requested the Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar to take necessary steps to protect EPF Pensioners with reasonable financial and social […]

UGC Writes To Universities For Revision Home Science Curriculum Based On LOCF

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to all Universities in the country for revising Home Science Curriculum Based on Learning Outcome based Curriculum Framework (LOCF) in higher educational institutions. In a bid to facilitate the task of revision of curriculum in various subjects, UGC had earlier constituted subject specific Expert Committees. The Committees […]

Caught On Cam: Businessman Looted Of Rs 2.5 Lakh In Nabarangpur; Watch Video

Nabarangpur: In a broad-day light heist, miscreants looted lakhs of rupees from a businessman in Umerkote area in Nabarangpur district. The incident took place at 12 noon on Monday. The loot scene has been recorded on a CCTV camera. Police sources said Sanjay Kumar Tripathy, a shopkeeper at Gulipatana had come to Umerkote to buy […]

Bagchis Donate Chair Professorship In Public Health At Ahmedabad University

Ahmedabad: Noted Odia writer Susmita Bagchi and her renowned entrepreneur husband Subroto Bagchi, the co-founder of Mindtree, have endowed a Chair Professorship in public health at Ahmedabad University. Ahmedabad University has announced the School of Public Health and is looking for a Dean to lead the school. The Dean’s chair would be called the Susmita […]

Bigg Boss 14: Rakhi Sawant’s Mystery Husband To Enter The Controversial Reality Show?

Controversy Queen Rakhi Sawant keeps hitting the headlines for various reasons every day. But ever since she has entered the Bigg Boss 14 house, her marriage has been the talk of the town.  Many are intrigued and want to know who this ‘mystery man’ named Ritesh is, who tied the knot with Rakhi. When the […]

PSLV-C50 Rocket Lifts-Off With India's 42nd Communication Satellite CMS-01
PSLV-C50 Rocket Lifts-Off With India's 42nd Communication Satellite CMS-01

Srihairkota (Andhra Pradesh): India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C50 (PSLV-C50) rocket laden with the country’s communication satellite CMS-01 (formerly GSAT-12R) lifted off from the rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday evening. The rocket with India’s 42nd communication satellite CMS-01 lifted-off from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in […]

Virushka's Full Version Wedding Song Out Now | Check Out Here
Virushka's Full Version Wedding Song Out Now | Check Out Here

Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma and cricket superstar Virat Kohli tied the knot three years ago, and the full version of the song that featured in their wedding video is out now. Anushka and Virat got married in December 2017, but it was only a year later that a video from their wedding was unveiled. Back […]

Pari Murder Case: 'Attempts On To Save Odisha Minister Arun Sahoo'

Bhubaneswar: Hours after some serious allegations were levelled against the chief of Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Odisha Crime Branch investigating the abduction and murder of five-year-old girl, Pari, the Odisha unit of BJP has claimed that attempts are on to save Minister Arun Sahoo. State BJP general secretary Golak Mohapatra criticised the State government […]

Just Wait & Watch, Says MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Bhubaneswar: Already neck deep in trouble over the alleged ‘Tata Motors’ job scam, arrested Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi sought to absolve himself of the charges against him while he was taken for production before the SDJM Court in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. “Wait and watch’ was Panigrahi’s impromptu retort when journalists sought a sound bite from […]

India Pledges $1 Million To WADA To Ensure Clean Sport Globally
India Pledges $1 Million To WADA To Ensure Clean Sport Globally

New Delhi: India has pledged a sum of $1 million to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) towards its scientific research budget to ensure an atmosphere of Clean Sport globally, which will allow the global agency to develop innovative anti-doping testing and detection methods. The money will also be used to further strengthen WADA’s independent investigations […]