News from Odisha

Bumrah's Maiden First Class Fifty Puts India Ahead After Batting Collapse Against Australia

Sydney: Jasprit Bumrah turned up with the bat, scoring his maiden first class half-century, before he led the bowling attack with two wickets to help India move into driver’s seat on the first day of their day-night warm-up game against Australia A at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. As many as 19 wickets fell […]

BJP Gears Up To Revive Its ‘120 Mission’ In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Breaking into the formidable bastion of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will be a major challenge for senior BJP leader Daggubati Purandeswari who has been given charge of the party’s affairs in Odisha. The new in-charge (Prabhari) of the party’s Odisha unit, Purandeswari is now on a visit to the State and seems […]

Ranveer Singh Cries Watching Fans Celebrate His 10 Years In Bollywood

Ranveer Singh completed 10 glorious years in the industry and his fans left no stones unturned to celebrate this day. Ranveer also surprised his fans yesterday when he came live on social media to interact with them virtually. On the live session, Ranveer was seen sporting a blue tracksuit and LV hat sitting in a […]

DCGI Gives Nod To India's First Indigenous mRNA Vaccine For Human Trial

New Delhi: India’s first indigenous mRNA vaccine candidate has received approval from the Drug Controller General of India to initiate Phase I/II human clinical trial, the Ministry of Earth Sciences said on Friday. The novel mRNA vaccine candidate, HGCO19 has been developed by Gennova, a company based in Pune and supported with seed grant under […]

CB Gets Akash Pathak’s 5-Day Custody; To Be Quizzed On Tata Motors ‘Job Fraud’, Opulent Life

Bhubaneswar: More skeletons are likely to tumble out in the high-profile Tata Motors ‘recruitment fraud’ in Odisha as the Crime Branch on Friday took Akash Pathak, the son of suspended IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak, on a five day remand for questioning in connection with the matter. Akash Pathak , who allegedly spun a web […]

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Odisha: Groom Picked Up By Cops From Marriage Mandap For Solemnizing 2nd Wedding

Cuttack: A groom was on Friday picked up from marriage mandap for allegedly tying nuptial cord with another woman without having annulled the marital ties with his first wife. The embarrassing turn of events occurred at Sartol Chandi Temple under Madhupatana Police limits in Cuttack on Friday, when a woman, Jayanti Samal claiming to be […]

Cold Wave To Sweep Odisha From Dec 18: IMD, ECMWF

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha is yet to see the sweeping cold wave conditions till Friday, the big forecast here is wintry chill will soon take the State in its grip. Get ready with your winter wears, as the prediction is Christmas night and morning will be chilly this year. As per the latest ECMWF forecast, […]

BTS' Special Gift To Fans This Holiday: New Version Of Hit Song Dynamite Released

Seoul: K-pop stars BTS have released a new version of their hit song, Dynamite, as a special gift to fans during the holiday season. “Dynamite (Holiday Remix) is accompanied by a fun video of BTS captured in a festive mood. Dynamite (Holiday Remix) Release #BTS #방탄소년단 #BTS_Dynamite ▶멜론: ▶지니: ▶FLO: ▶벅스: […]

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HBD Rajinikanth: Story and Controversy Behind Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan's Tribute To Thalaiva

Rajinikanth celebrates his 70th birthday today. While the superstar of Tamil cinema is considered more or less a God by the South Indian movie fans, even Bollywood actors and fans revere the Thalaiva. That is why when Shah Rukh Khan was working with Rohit Shetty for Chennai Express he decided to have a special single […]

Farm Bills: Successful Paddy Procurement System In Odisha Should Not Get Upset, Says Minister

Bhubaneswar: Centre should have discussed with all the stakeholders before passing the Farm Bills, or else such unrest among the farming community across the country would not have erupted. But in any case, the successful model of paddy procurement system that has been in operation in the state from many years now should not get […]

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Curious Case Of Missing 'Pihu': Jajpur Police Pulls Up Socks After OTV Report

Jajpur: Investigation in the curious case of two-year-old minor girl ‘Pihu’, who allegedly went missing from her village in Madhusudanpur area last August has been sped up by police. As per reports, the probe into the case which was entrusted to an Asst Sub-Inspector (ASI) level officer has now been handed over to the Inspector-In-Charge […]

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Odisha: Couple Electrocuted In Vegetable Field

Aska: In a tragic incident, a couple was electrocuted after coming in contact with an 11 KV live transmission wire which has reportedly snapped at Burupada village under Hinjilicut police station here on Saturday morning. The deceased have been identified as Bishnu Samal and his wife Hina Samal. According to local sources, the mishap took […]

Thick Blanket Of Fog Engulfs Odisha; Vehicular Movement Hit In Twin City

Bhubaneswar: As per India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) forecast, a thick blanket of dense fog engulfed several parts of Odisha including the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Though early-risers had the opportunity to witness the thick pall of mist, the dense cover of fog also created troubles for hundreds of motorists who were […]

'The Dirty Picture' Actress Arya Banerjee Found Dead In Her Apartment

Kolkata: Bollywood actress Arya Banerjee who acted in several Bollywood films including the critically acclaimed ‘The Dirty Picture’ was found dead at her apartment in south Kolkata on Friday, police said. The police broke open the door of her third floor apartment and found that the body of the 33-year-old woman was lying in the […]

Major Crackdown On Narcotics Trade In Odisha; Ganja Worth Over Rs 70 Lakh Seized

Koraput: In a major crackdown on illegal narcotics trade, over 700 kilograms of Ganja (dry cannabis) has been seized following raids by Lamtaput and Padua police in Koraput district in the past 24 hours. The market price of the seized narcotics is said to be around Rs 70 lakh. As per reports, two teams led […]