Road mishap claims 3 lives

Bolangir: Three persons were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling on collided head-on collided with a bus on NH-26 near Lahurapali village under Saintala police limits in Bolangir district late Sunday night. The identities of the deceased persons were...

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Basic amenities elude Mankidia tribals

Baripada: Basic amenities continue to elude members of Mankidia community residing at the foothills of Similipal and nearby forests in Mayurbhanj district. The Mankidias, a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG), are struggling to sustain themselves without basic facilities like healthcare, drinking...

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Curtains down on Parab

Koraput: The month-long state level tribal festival Parab 2018 came to an end here Sunday. Addressing the closing ceremony, MP Jhina Hikaka said the festival of indigenous people is a true reflection of its very soul. “It is in fact the mirror...

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CM orders probe into tree-felling

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Sunday ordered an immediate halt to felling of trees from the community forest of Balarampur in Odapada block of Dhenkanal district and ordered the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (North) to look into the matter. The Chief Minister instructed the RDC to probe the incident in the wake...

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93 African children freed from human trafficking networks

Algiers: Algerian authorities on Sunday said that 93 children of different African nationalities were freed from human trafficking networks, media reported. Police Department and Social Assistance Bureau of Algiers announced in a statement that "Algerian security forces managed within a week to free 93 children of various African nationalities, including over 60 children from Niger, as they are exploited to raise money by begging in the capital Algiers." The source specified...

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Sensex, Nifty open in green

Mumbai: Ahead of key RBI board meeting the key Indian equity indices opened on Monday in the positive territory taking cues from its Asian peers. The BSE Sensex was trading 190 points higher after as healthy buying was witnessed in all the 19 sectors on BSE, except for telecom, oil and gas counters. It opened at 34,846.19 from its previous close at 34,812.99 on Friday. At 9.22 a.m., it traded at...

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Australia PM slammed for ‘smutty’ comment

Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison faced criticism following his "smutty" remarks about actress Pamela Anderson, after she asked him to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Anderson had urged Scott Morrison to bring Assange to Australia. Rejecting her plea, Morrison said he had "plenty of mates who have asked me if they can be my special envoy to sort out the issue with Pamela". Several politicians backed the actress slamming the...

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Peru ex-President seeks asylum in Uruguay

Lima: Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia, who is under probe for graft, has sought political asylum in Uruguay, Peru's Foreign Ministry has said. Uruguayan Ambassador Carlos Alejandro Barros on Sunday notified Lima that Garcia approached the embassy here late Saturday requesting asylum, the ministry statement said. Garcia has been barred by the court from leaving the country for 18 months as a probe is on into the charges that he took...

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Experimenting a lot with my looks for my next films: Sidharth Malhotra

Mumbai: Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who was last seen in "Aiyaary", says he is experimenting a lot with his looks for his forthcoming films. Sidharth was interacting with media at Lux Golden Rose Awards 2018 Sunday. His upcoming films include romantic comedy "Jabariya Jodi", intense love story "Marjaavaan" and biopic of Kargil war martyr Captain Vikram Batra for...

Men rape woman inside ATM in Cuttack

Cuttack: Sexual assault against women in the state continues unabated with another woman allegedly raped by two men inside an ATM. The heinous incident has been reported from College Square in Malgodown area in Cuttack town. According to reports, the woman was first abducted by the men who later forcibly took her to a deserted ATM where...

Shraddha back on shoot after fighting dengue

Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor has recommenced shooting after a "debilitating" spell of dengue. She has thanked the film teams she is currently associated with for "understanding and being patient". "As I have returned to shoot after a debilitating spell of dengue, I just wanted to share that I feel deep gratitude. My family and loved ones have...

Sara is star on ‘Koffee With Karan’

Mumbai: Sara Ali Khan's debut film "Kedarnath" is around the corner. But to me her debut on Karan Johar's talkshow Sunday night proved she's already a star. Poised, articulate, relaxed, witty. And very eager to embrace the camera -- Ladies and Gentleman, a star is born. Say "Hello to Sara Ali Khan" in the best episode of...

93 African children freed from human trafficking networks

Algiers: Algerian authorities on Sunday said that 93 children of different African nationalities were freed from human trafficking networks, media reported. Police Department and Social Assistance Bureau of Algiers announced in a statement that "Algerian security forces managed within a week to free 93 children of various African nationalities, including over 60 children from Niger, as they...

An anti-migrant demonstrator sporting a "Lucha Libre" wrestling mask attends a protest Sunday against the thousands of Central American migrants who are now camped out in Tijuana, Mexico. (Rodrigo Abd/Associated Press)

Anti-migrant protest in Mexico border city

Mexico City: At least 150 people took to the streets of the Mexican border city of Tijuana to protest the Central American migrant caravan and called for law and order. Convened via the social networks by the so-called "Citizens movement against the chaos of the migrant caravan", the people gathered in Cuauhtemoc traffic circle on Sunday, reports...

Sensex, Nifty open in green

Mumbai: Ahead of key RBI board meeting the key Indian equity indices opened on Monday in the positive territory taking cues from its Asian peers. The BSE Sensex was trading 190 points higher after as healthy buying was witnessed in all the 19 sectors on BSE, except for telecom, oil and gas counters. It opened at 34,846.19...

Tulsi Vivah: Know the significance & Shubh Muhurat

Hindu devotees will observe Prabhodini Ekadashi November 19 (Monday) and Tulsi Vivah will be performed November 20 (Tuesday). Holy basil or popularly known as Tulsi in India is deemed as a sacred plant in Hinduism and is found in almost every household as it symbolises purity and is famous for its medicinal properties. On the eleventh day...

Notorious criminal nabbed in police encounter

Angul: Angul police Sunday nabbed a notorious criminal for his alleged involvement in a petrol pump loot and other extortion cases. The accused has been identified as Bilu Khan. According to reports, police faced off with a group of three dacoits near Derajanga dam following which the miscreants opened fire at the cops. While, Bilu sustained bullet...

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