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Questions Raised Over Mismatch In Odisha Covid-19 Death Numbers

Bhubaneswar: With COVID-19 cases & fatalities scaling new peaks in Odisha, questions are being raised over the State government’s management of the pandemic and mismatch in death numbers. While it is alleged that the COVID-19 death toll is much higher than the data provided by the State government, the supervisor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), […]

Bhubaneswar Gang Rape Case: Crime Branch Defers Visit To OTV Office
OTV Moves Up To 13th Spot In Latest National Rankings Of BARC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Television Network Ltd (OTL) has moved up to 13th position in all-India rankings overtaking TV Today Network and ABP Network, according to Broadcast Audience Research Council’s (BARC) network-level performance for the month of August 2020. In July 2020, BARC had ranked OTV 15th among the networks in India. The achievement is even more […]

Rahul Smashes Second IPL Hundred As KXIP Beat RCB By 97 Runs

Dubai: K L Rahul smashed his second IPL hundred to lead Kings XI Punjab to a comprehensive 97-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Thursday. Rahul, who was dropped by RCB skipper Virat Kohli twice, slammed an unbeaten 132 off 69 balls, highest score by an Indian in IPL history, to fire KXIP to […]

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International Emmy Awards: Delhi Crime, Four More Shots Please And Made In Heaven Actor Arjun Mathur Get Nominations

Los Angeles: Indian web shows Delhi Crime and Four More Shots Please! have scored nominations at the International Emmy Awards 2020. Amazon Prime Video’s “Four More Shots Please!” has been listed in Best Comedy series category. The Netflix show “Delhi Crime” is nominated for Best Drama Series. Actor Arjun Mathur, who played the role of […]

Rhea Chakraborty's Mobile Phone Cloned To Get WhatsApp Chats Access, Know Details

New Delhi: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) cloned the mobile phones of Rhea Chakraborty and others, which gave them access to the WhatsApp chats of filmstars. The cloning of Rhea’s mobile phone was done by the NCB during an investigation into a Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case. Now concerns have been expressed over […]

China Wants India To Vacate Key Heights Before De-Escalation On LAC

New Delhi: China is insisting that India vacates strategic heights on the south bank of Pangong Lake ahead of talks on disengagement on the LAC, top Indian Army sources said. During the Corps Commander-level talks, China told India that will not discuss disengagement in eastern Ladakh, where the build-up by both sides has triggered a […]

Gun Deal In Bhubaneswar: 2 Arrested, Firearms & Bullets Seized

Bhubaneswar: In a major crackdown, police have arrested two persons in connections with a gun deal in the Capital city on Thursday. The cops have also detained a woman associate of the drug dealers. She was reportedly an employee of a mall in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the duo had come to the Smart City […]

With Eye On Nobel, Donald Trump Wants To Mediate Between India, China

New York: With eye on Nobel Peace Prize, United States President Donald Trump wants to mediate the dispute between India and China, even though his offers have been turned down. Asked by a reporter on Thursday about his nomination for the prize for promoting Israel-Arab relations, he said, “I know that China now, and India, […]

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DRDO Recruitment 2020: Apply For Graduate Apprentice, Technician Apprentice Positions

The Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) – DRDO has released a notification inviting applications from interested and eligible candidates for the positions of Technician Apprentice and Graduate Apprentice. The last date of application submission for the DRDO recruitment for the training programme is October 14, 2020. DRDO Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details Technician Apprentice: 12 Graduate […]

Covid-19 Pandemic: Global Cases Cross 32.1 Million Mark

Washington: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has crossed the 32.1 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 981,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Friday morning, the total number of cases stood at 32,135,220 and the fatalities rose to 981,754, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering […]

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Group Clash In Rourkela Leaves 2 Injured, Police Platoons Deployed

Rourkela: Palpable tension prevailed in Malgodown area under Udit Nagar PS of Rourkela following a fierce group clash between two factions of the slum on Thursday. Keeping in mind the prevailing situation, five platoons of police force have been deployed in the area to ward off any fresh trouble. Immediately after the incident yesterday, Udit […]

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Kerala Wins UN Award For Prevention, Control Of Non-Communicable Diseases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala bagged a United Nations award on Thursday for its “outstanding contribution” towards the non-communicable diseases-related sustainable development goals. The UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) award this year on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases was announced by World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The award recognises achievements during 2019 on the multisectoral […]

PM Modi's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' Important Initiative, Says IMF

Washington:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for an “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” (self-reliant India) is an important initiative, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday. “The economic package under this self-reliant India initiative, which was announced in the aftermath of the coronavirus shock, has supported the Indian economy and mitigated significant downside risks, so we do […]

India’s COVID-19 Tally Breaches 58 Lakh Mark With Over 86K New Cases

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 caseload zoomed past 58 lakh, while over 47 lakh people have recuperated from the disease, pushing the national recovery rate to 81.74 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 58,18,570 with 86,052 infections being reported in a day. The death […]

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IPL 2020: CSK Aim To Regain Winning Momentum VS Delhi

Dubai: After a lacklustre outing against Rajasthan Royals, three-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on Delhi Capitals (DC) in a league encounter at the Dubai International Cricket stadium here on Friday. In their last game, the M.S. Dhoni-led side suffered a 16-run defeat, and barring Faf du Plessis most of the CSK […]