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India overtakes USA to become No 1 in terms of global COVID-19 recoveries

New Delhi: In a landmark global achievement, India has overtaken the USA and become the top country in terms of global COVID-19 recoveries. India has reported the highest number of total recoveries with more than 42 lakh (42,08,431) COVID patients recovered and discharged. India now accounts for close to 19% of the total global recoveries. […]

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IPL Opener: CSK Bowlers Restrict MI To 162/9

Abu Dhabi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s astute captaincy was backed up by some brilliant bowling at the back end as Chennai Super Kings restricted Mumbai Indians to 162 for nine in the opening IPL game here on Saturday. CSK’s new recruits — leg-spinner Piyush Chawla (1/21 in 4 overs) and left-arm seamer Sam Curran (1/28 in […]

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'COVID-19 Patients With Low Immunity Could Get Reinfected'

Bhubaneswar: Covid-19 patients having low immunity could get reinfected, said Dr Pragyan Kumar Routray during the State government’s seven-day programme of doctors answering to people’s queries. “The infection may return if the Covid-19 patient has low immunity. But there is hardly any chance of reinfection if the patient has a good immunity. Even the infected […]

'Sexually Harassed', Payal Ghosh Urges PM Modi To Take Action Against Anurag Kashyap

The budding Bollywood actress Payal Ghosh on Saturday accused director Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take action against the filmmaker. Payal Ghosh took to her verified Twitter account to open up against Anurag Kashyap yesterday. She tagged the office of the Prime Minister of India in her tweet. […]

IPL Opener: CSK Ride On Rayudu To Beat Mumbai Indians

Abu Dhabi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni hasn’t lost an ounce of his leadership acumen even after a 437-day hiatus as his battle-hardened Chennai Super Kings, in the manner so typical of them, trumped Mumbai Indians in the IPL opener on Saturday. Ambati Rayudu (71 off 48 balls) blazed his way and Faf du Plessis (55 not […]

Lok Sabha Passes Companies Law Bill To Decriminalise Small Offences, Promote Ease Of Doing Business

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Saturday unanimously passed a Bill which has the provisions to promote ease of doing business and ease of living for corporates in India and decriminalisation provision for firms indulging in small offences. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 seeks to amend the Companies Act, 2013. The Bill was moved in […]

Veteran Odia Film Director Sarada Prasanna Nayak Passes Away
Odisha Announces Award In Memory Of Filmmaker Sarada Prasanna Nayak

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday announced an award in the memory of noted filmmaker Sarada Prasanna Nayak. The award was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The “Sarada Prasanna Gitikabita Sammana” will be conferred annually by the Odisha Sangeet Natak Academy. It will have prize money of Rs 2.5 lakh. The award was announced […]

2 Bikers Killed In Road Mishap In Kandhamal

Baliguda: At least two bikers were killed in a road accident in Baliguda area late last night. The deceased have been identified as Prakash Pradhan and Milu Pradhan of Kidramal village under Partamaha panchayat of Kandhamal district. As per reports, both Prakash and Milu were en-route to Pattangi when a speeding vehicle coming from the […]

Leopard Head And Skin, Wild Boar Meat, Pangolin Scales Seized In Odisha

Nuapada: In a major breakthrough, the forest department officials have managed to bust a poaching gang operating from a village in Nuapda district and seized a huge cache of wild animal body parts. As per reports, the forest department had received a tip-off about the poaching and raided Tipajhar village and recovered a leopard skin, […]

Watch: Payal Ghosh Drags Huma Qureshi, Richa Chadha & Mahi Gil Into Her Allegations Against Anurag Kashyap

The sexual harassment allegation of Payal Ghosh against Anurag Kashyap has already taken the internet by storm with people demanding stern action against the filmmaker. Payal Ghosh made the sexual harassment allegations during an interview with ABN Telugu and again on Twitter while urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi for action against Kashyap who allegedly forced […]

Odisha COVID-19 Death Toll
Odisha's COVID-19 Death Toll Breaches 700-Mark, Positive Cases Near 180000

Bhubaneswar: With 10 more COVID-19 patients succumbing to the disease, the COVID death toll in Odisha has reached 701, while the cumulative caseload jumped to 179880 with the detection of the highest single-day spike of 4330 cases in the last 24 hours. As per the State Health and Family Welfare Department, the State has now […]

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Teacher Eligibility Test: 31,661 Asst Teachers To Be Recruited In 7 Days

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the basic education department to recruit 31,661 assistant teachers within a week. A government spokesperson said the results of the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) held last year and the subsequent court orders would be the basis for filling vacancies. The test was held for 69,000 vacancies […]

Teachers' Day: TV Actors Share Important Life Lessons Learnt From Covid-19 Pandemic
India’s Covid-19 Case Tally Crosses 54 Lakh With Over 92K New Infections

New Delhi: With another significant single-day spike of 92,605 coronavirus cases, India’s total tally on Sunday breached the 54-lakh mark to reach 54,00,620 cases even as 1,133 more COVID-19 deaths were recorded in 24 hours. Of the total cases, 10,10,824 are still active, 43,03,043 patients cured and discharged, whereas another 86,752 lost the battle against […]

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Heavy Rainfall Alert For 17 Odisha Districts In Next 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall under the influence of a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal is most likely to occur in some districts of Odisha in next 24 hours. The rain may continue for three days, informed the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar. North and South Odisha may witness heavy rain today. However, it may rain […]

Murder Over Dowry Allegations: FIR Lodged Against Odisha Cop & His Son

Bhubaneswar: An FIR has been lodged against a police personnel, Bijay Kumar Gochhayat posted at Tamando police for allegedly killing his daughter- in- law for dowry in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. The parents of the deceased have also reportedly mentioned the name of their son-in-law Jamini Gochhayat in the FIR as one of the accused. As […]