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5 Trawlers Seized, 36 Fishermen Arrested For Fishing In Gahirmatha
5 Trawlers Seized, 36 Fishermen Arrested For Fishing In Gahirmatha

Kendrapara: 36 fishermen were arrested for unlawful fishing activity in the turtle concentration zones of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in the Kendrapara district. Five fishing trawlers were also seized as these are banned in the area. Those arrested are traditional marine fishermen from Balasore, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts. The fishing vessels had trespassed into the prohibited […]

Nadda Convoy Attack: Central Deputation Call For IPS Officers
Nadda Convoy Attack: Central Deputation Call For IPS Officers

New Delhi: Days after an attack on the convoy of BJP chief J P Nadda, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued unilateral summons to three IPS officers of West Bengal to serve in central deputation for alleged dereliction of duties, officials said. The three officers — Bholanath Pandey (SP, Diamond Harbour), Praveen Tripathi (DIG, […]

Ex-Jawans Preparing Youths To Realise Dreams To Guard Nation's Frontiers
Ex-Jawans Preparing Youths To Realise Dreams To Guard Nation's Frontiers

Dhenkanal: Once served the country with blood and sweat, their passion and dedication to safeguard the sovereignty of the nation is as strong as ever. This is a story of a group of former servicemen who are providing free training to youths in tribal-dominated Kankadahad area of Dhenkanal district with an aim to help build […]

Death During Sterilisation Surgery: Kin Of Deceased Call Off Protest After Compensation

Jagatsinghpur: The family members of a woman, who died allegedly during a sterilisation surgery at a community health centre here, called off the agitation on Saturday following assurance of compensation by the administration. Jagatsinghpur additional collector, Chinmayee Biswal, assured that Rs 30,000 will now be released to the family of the deceased while Rs 4 […]

Reopening Of Schools: BMC Opens Helpline For Students, School Authorities
Odisha: Opposition Against Govt's Closure Decision For Schools With Poor Attendance Gathering Steam

Bolangir: Protest against Odisha government’s decision to close down schools with poor attendance is once again gathering steam in the State as the Odisha Abhibhabak Mahasangh, an organisation of parents/ guardians has begun mobilising support against the move in various districts. The members of the Mahasangh who are visiting different districts to unite the guardians […]

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Congress Slams Police Inaction Over ‘Pihu’s Disappearance

Jajpur: A team of Congress delegation led by president of women wing of the party, Bandita Parida on Saturday came down heavily on the police for their lackadaisical approach in handling the case of two-year-old girl ‘Pihu’ who had gone missing four months  ago while playing in her village Madhusudanpur  under Binjharpur police station in […]

Khalistan Supporters Vandalise Mahatma Gandhi's Statue In US

Washington: Members of Khalistani separatists desecrated the statue of Mahatma Gandhi during a protest organised by Sikh-American youths in support of farmers who are protesting against the recently enacted agri laws in India. Hundreds of Sikhs from in and around Greater Washington DC area, Maryland and Virginia, along with many from other states like New […]

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Odisha: 4 Bars Sealed In Bhubaneswar, 72 Customers Fined For Violating Covid-19 Norms

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police sealed as many as four bars for allegedly violating Covid-19 guidelines at the Capital City on Saturday. During the raid, 72 customers were fined around Rs 28,000 for infringing Covid-19 norms set by the Government of Odisha. After getting complains, Commissionerate Police raided a number of bars including 10 in Baragada, […]

Bigg Boss 14: All About 'Crass Language' That The Contestants Often Use

Mumbai: Bigg Boss has always been popular for its fights and high octane drama but it is the explicit language and bizarre lexicon that the contestants often use that can be really shocking and inadvertently comic by turns. Ever since season 14 started, a handful of the show’s contestants have used all sorts of words […]

Dense Fog Engulfs Bhubaneswar, Several Parts Of Odisha; Mercury To Drop Further From Dec 17
Dense Fog Engulfs Bhubaneswar, Several Parts Of Odisha; Mercury To Drop Further From Dec 17

Bhubaneswar: Dense fog engulfed the capital city and several places of the State throwing life out of gear in the early hours on Sunday. Visibility reduced below 200 metres in Bhubaneswar affecting vehicular movement on the national highway severely. “As forecasted, dense fog continues in Bhubaneswar city area. Airport observatory reported visibility of 200 metres […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 71.6 Million Mark

Washington: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis from around the globe on Sunday. The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 71.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.60 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its […]

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Odisha: 2 Maoists Gunned Down In Malkangiri, Huge Cache Of Explosives Seized

Malkangiri: In a major crackdown, two Maoists including a woman cadre were gunned down during an exchange of fire with the Special Operations Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) personnel at ‘Swabhiman Anchal’ in the district on Sunday. A huge cache of explosives and Maoist articles were seized by the security personnel from the […]

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Canada Warns Allergic People Against Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

Ottawa: Health Canada has warned people allergic to any of the ingredients in thr Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine not to receive it. In a notification on Saturday, the federal health policy agency said it issued the warning after following up on the two reports of anaphylactoid reactions to the vaccine in the UK, Xinhua news agency […]

Uttar Pradesh: Rs 1 Crore Fine If Doctors Do Not Serve In Govt Hospitals

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has now made it mandatory for all postgraduate medical students in the state to serve for, at least, 10 years in the government sector upon completion of their studies. Students who fail to do so will be required to pay a fine of Rs one crore. According to Additional Chief […]

COVID-19: India Registers 30254 New Cases, 391 Deaths In Past 24 Hours

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 98.57 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 93.57 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 94.93 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 98,57,029 with 30,254 infections being reported […]