News from Odisha

PM Modi Gets Emotional During Ghulam Nabi Azad's Farewell In Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday got emotional while bidding farewell to senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in the Rajya Sabha. Azad, the Leader of Opposition, is one among the four members retiring from the Upper House this month. The Prime Minister, while referring to Azad’s contribution to the politics and the […]

Xiaomi Mi 11 Flagship Launched With Snapdragon 888 Chipset

Beijing: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has unveiled its flagship smartphone “Mi 11” in the global market through a virtual event that features Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform, making it one of the first smartphones to come with this processor. The smartphone comes in two storage variants — 8GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB at Euro 749 and […]

Nifty Up 14 Times In 25 Years

Bengaluru: NSE Nifty is up 14 times in 25 years, traversing its journey from 1,107 to 15,000 points mark in the last 25 years. For the first time in history, the Nifty has closed above the psychological mark of 15,000 on February 8, 2021. According to a report by Motilal Oswal Financial Services, the Nifty […]

Odisha: Firing In Gajapati Village Over Black Magic Suspicion, Narrow Escape For Victim

Gajapati: Suspicion over practicing black magic triggered a firing in Jadingi village under Adaba police limits in Gajapati district on Monday morning. Though the victim, identified as Damburudhara Majhi, had a narrow escape as the bullets fired at him missed target, he suffered multiple injuries after the assailants attacked him with stones and sticks. According […]

KGF: Chapter 2 Star Yash Hangs Out With Cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal and Wife, See Pics

Rocking Star Yash who is gearing up for the release of KGF: Chapter 2 went viral on the internet yet again as he met Indian cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal recently. Yash and his wife Rashika Pandit spent some time with Yuzvendra and Yuzi’s choreographer wife Dhanashree in Bengaluru. The picture of the celebrity couples posing together […]

CBSE Issues Circular To Schools For The Next Expression Series

Bhubaneswar: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued important notice to principals of all affiliated schools on the conduct of the next Expression Series. The board has already launched the Express Series on the theme ‘Students’ Perspectives on Teaching and Learning from February 6 to February 28, 2021. CBSE has asked schools to […]

Bigg Boss 14’s Lovebirds Eijaz Khan and Pavitra Punia Set To Get Married This Year On One Condition

Eijaz Khan and Pavitra Punia shared a bittersweet relationship in Bigg Boss 14 house Initially, two of them would often indulge in fights over mostly anything and everything but were also seen growing fond of each other. When Pavitra walked out of the game, Eijaz was seen getting emotional over her and while missing her, […]

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Sara Ali Khan Pens Emotional Note on Mom Amrita Singh's Birthday

Sara Ali Khan’s mother and veteran actress Amrita Singh celebrates her birthday today. Dinghy as she is popularly called single-handedly brought up her two children Sara and Ibrahim post her ugly divorce with Saif Ali Khan. And the Kedarnath actress is quite aware of the hardships her mother went through to make her a star […]

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Ind Vs Eng: England Beat India 227 Runs In Series-Opener, Take 1-0 Lead

Chennai: A determined England humbled India by 227 runs in the opening Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series here on Tuesday. Set a world record 420-run target to go one up in the rubber on the fifth day, India were bowled out for 192 in the second session after captain Virat […]

Water, Power Crisis Loom Large As Hirakud Water Level Declines Due To Mahanadi Row: Odisha BJP
Water, Power Crisis Loom Large As Hirakud Water Level Declines Due To Mahanadi Row: Odisha BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday expressed grave concerns that State may face severe water scarcity, problems in irrigation and disruption in electricity supply in the coming days as the water level of Hirakud dam has reduced remarkably even if it’s just a month into the non-monsoon season. Speaking to […]

Rajiv Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor’s Brother and Raj Kapoor's Youngest Son Passes Away At 58

Bollywood actor and filmmaker Rajiv Kapoor has breathed his last. He passed away after suffering a heart attack in Mumbai at the age of 58. Rajiv was the youngest of late legend Raj Kapoor’s three sons and the younger brother of Randhir Kapoor and late Rishi Kapoor. Confirming the news of his death, sister-in-law Neetu […]

No Proposal To Raise Excise Duty On Cigarettes, 'Bidis': Govt

New Delhi: The Centre informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that there was no proposal to raise the excise duty on cigarettes, ‘bidis’ and smokeless tobacco. In a written reply to a question, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said that there was no recommendation by the GST Council to raise the Goods and […]

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New Alignment Of Gopalpur-Digha Coastal Highway Sparks Political Slugfest In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The fresh alignment of Gopalpur-Digha coastal highway that already ran into a controversy has triggered a political bickering in Odisha once again with BJD and BJP blaming each other over the development. The BJD has flayed the Centre’s new decision saying that it would go against the interest of Odisha. While quoting Union Minister […]

Congress Calls For Odisha Bandh On February 15

Bhubaneswar: Protesting steep rise in the prices of petrol and diesel, the State unit of Congress on Tuesday announced to observe Odisha bandh on February 15, 2021. Addressing a press conference in Bhubaneswar, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik said that the party had no option than to call for the state-wide shutdown […]

Cyber Crime: 'People Lost Over Rs 1.4 Crore To Fraudsters In One Month'

Bhubaneswar: In just one month, citizens lost over Rs 1.4 crore to various cyber frauds in the State, said Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi on Tuesday. “From an analysis of the available data, we have found that cyber criminals have duped over Rs 1.4 crore from people in different parts of the State. The […]