The attacker, reportedly a 34-year-old former police officer, later killed his family members before taking his own life.
The ex-president returned to Sri Lanka on a Singapore Airlines flight. He travelled from Thailand to Singapore to take the flight as there are no direct flights between Bangkok and Colombo, sources said.
Bhubaneswar: The State government is planning to organise roadshows in Tokyo and Osaka cities of Japan and Bangkok in Thailand from October 30 to attract investment, informed Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera on Wednesday. This road show will showcase the concept of Make in Odisha. As part of the roadshow, an eight-member team led by […]
Cuttack: Even as the Orissa High Court granted conditional bail to industrialist Mahima Mishra today in connection with the murder of Seaways Shipping General Manager Mahendra Swain, he will be remaining in jail as hearing on his bail plea in Cuttack Press Chhak bomb blast is reserved for tomorrow. While granting bail in Mahendra Swain […]
Bhubaneswar: The famous archaeological sites in Lalitgiri-Udaygiri-Ratnagiri in Odisha’s Jajpur district would be abuzz with intellectual discourses during a three-day International Buddhist Conclave scheduled to begin on April 10. “Hundreds of Buddhist scholars and researchers will attend the global meet. The event of this nature will provide much needed international exposure to Buddhist treasures spread […]
By Dillip Pradhan Bhubanswar: Marriages are made in heaven, and when it comes to time for honeymoon, the newly-wed couples prefer places which, according to them, should not be any less than heaven. With many factors contributing to richer options for honeymoon destinations these days, places like Kerala and Goa which remained the most sought-after […]
Bhubaneswar: Mahimananda Mishra, the mastermind of the murder of General Manager of Seaways Shipping and Logistics Limited (SSLL) Mahendra Swain, was detained by Thailand police at Bangkok Immigration Centre after two months on the run since registration of the case. Mishra’s close aide and the key conspirator of the crime Basant Bal was also held […]
Bhubaneswar: Two days after the court issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Managing director of Odisha Stevedores Ltd (OSL) Mahimananda Mishra and his close aide Basant Bal, the duo was arrested from Thailand today in connection with the murder of Seaways Shipping GM Mahendra Swain. ‘Bangkok Post’ reported the arrest of the duo wanted by […]
Abu Dhabi: India thrashed Thailand 4-1 to start their campaign at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on an emphatic note here on Sunday. This was India’s first victory against Thailand since the Merdeka Cup of 1986. This was also India’s highest victory margin against Thailand. In 1986, India had won 3-1 thanks to a hat-trick […]
Abu Dhabi: India will hope for a positive start to what is expected to be a difficult campaign when they take on Thailand in their first match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup here on Sunday. Placed at the 97th spot in the FIFA rankings, India are 21 rungs above Thailand. But despite their lower […]
Bangkok: Tropical Storm Pabuk has killed three people and prompted an evacuation of more than 34,000 villagers in southern Thailand, a senior government official said on Saturday. Director General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Chayaphol Thitisak said one fisherman was killed due to the tropical storm in the sea off Pattani […]
Palembang (Indonesia): India got its first-ever medal in sepaktakraw as it settled for a bronze medal after losing to Thailand in the semi-finals of the men’s team regu event here on Tuesday. India, who had finished second in Group B, lost 0-2 to sepaktakraw powerhouse Thailand in a semi-final to get a podium finish.
Bangkok: Most members of the Thai youth football team rescued from a flooded cave will have their heads shaved and don robes to be ordained as novices in a Buddhist ceremony on Tuesday. Their coach will also receive monk’s orders. One of the boys will not join the ceremony as he is a Christian, the […]
Bangkok: A Thai soccer team of 12 boys and their coach who went missing more than a week back have been found alive. However, it may take months for them to come out, the country’s army said on Tuesday. They will have to learn to dive or wait months for flooding to recede. The rescue […]
Bangkok: Thailand’s space research agency on Friday announced plans to send the durian fruit which is known for its strong, stinky smell, to space by July, as part of a project to produce Thai food suitable for future space travel. The baked durian will stay in space for five minutes before coming back to Earth, […]