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Cops assault lawyer in PS

Berhampur: A lawyer sustained serious injuries after he was allegedly beaten up by the IIC of Buguda police station in Ganjam, Rama Chandra Biswal, on the police station premises Tuesday. The lawyer identified as Haraprasad Das sustained injuries in his...

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Srimandir Lions’ Gate Gumuta in ruins

Puri: The Gumuta, a small temple-like structure, at the Lions’ Gate commonly known as Singhadwar of Srimandir here, is in a state of dilapidation. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), conservator of the 12th century shrine, has failed to renovate the dilapidated structure despite an advice in this regard from the Srimandir Technical Committee. According to researchers, the Gumuta of Lions’ Gate was constructed during the reign of Suryavansha king Kapilendra...

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Hundreds bid adieu to Ananth Kumar at state funeral

Bengaluru: Hundreds of people, including BJP patriarch LK Advani and the party's National President Amit Shah, Tuesday bid farewell to Ananth Kumar, as his mortal remains were cremated at a state funeral with military honours here. Kumar, 59, died Monday at a private hospital here due to multiple organ failure. Even as the Army band sounded the bugle to mark the last rites, a 21-gun salute was given to the body...

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Monkey kills newborn in Agra

Agra: A child born only 12 days ago died after a monkey snatched it from his mother's lap on the outskirts of Agra city, police said Tuesday. The mother, Neha, was feeding Sunny around 8 pm Monday when the monkey pounced on the baby in Kachhara area. Before the mother could react, the newborn was seen dangling from the monkey's clutch as it jumped up the walls and vanished on the...

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Cong terms Dassault CEO’s claims on Rafale deal as ‘manufactured lies’

New Delhi: The political row over the Rafale jet deal escalated Tuesday with the Congress dismissing as 'manufactured lies' the claims by the Dassault CEO there was no wrong-doing and its chief Rahul Gandhi firing a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The nation needs a "fair investigation" and not "doctored explanations" on the fighter jet deal, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said. He was responding to Dassault Aviation CEO...

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Ghata Paribartan fiasco: SJTA notices to 11 servitors

Puri: After a three-year gap, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Tuesday initiated action against 11 servitors in connection with the inordinate delay in the performance of the Ghata Paribartan ritual during the Nabakalebara festival in 2015. The temple administration has served notices on a Maharana (carpenter) servitor and 10 Daita servitors in connection with the Ghata...

Best antibiotic is one not needed

Guruprasad Mohanta The way we live has been changing. “Save for the rainy days” is the new mantra. This is also true for antibiotics. Owing to the development of antibiotic resistance, these drugs are losing effectiveness. Sensitive bacteria of today become superbugs of tomorrow. The human race is entering the ‘post antibiotic’ era, where a simple sore...

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The judicial system in Western Odisha has been paralysed for the past two months over the demand for establishment of a permanent High Court Bench, and there is no sign of the system recovering in the near future, as lawyers appear to be in a “Do or Die” mood this time. This stand is causing great inconvenience...

Rafale and more

The Rafale Jet deal, in which cronyism, massive corruption and more are alleged, has all the makings of a mega scam. It is also believed that this would come up as the most potent “brahmastram” to nail Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP at the head of the NDA. It having already taken the prime...

UP skipper Akshdeep Nath celebrates his century against Odisha at the KIIT Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Tuesday

Nath ton decimates Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Uttar Pradesh skipper Akshdeep Nath (151 n o, 258b, 22x4, 1x6) started from where he left off against Goa in their last match to score a magnificent marathon century to guide his team to 361/6 against Odisha at the end of second day’s play in their Elite Group C encounter here at the KIIT Stadium, Tuesday....

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Marvel architect Stan Lee departs

Its curtains for one of the most distinguished careers in the history of comics and film-making. Stan Lee, an iconic writer, editor, publisher and actor, who is responsible for the creation of multiple superhero characters like Spider-Man, Iron-Man, Thor, Black Panther and X-Men among others, died Monday. He was 95. A Young Stan...

Make In Odisha bags Rs 4L crore biz commitments

Bhubaneswar: The second edition of the Make in Odisha (MiO) Conclave witnessed investment intent of more than `4 lakh crore in 15 different segments of industries in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here Tuesday. The Chief Minister told the media that the Make in Odisha 2018 found 183 investment proposals worth `4,19,574 crore across 15...

CM unveils Organic Farming Policy

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday said the state government has been targeting to bring two lakh hectares of land in the state under organic farming in the next five years. Speaking at the Agri Business Investment session in the Make in Odisha conclave, the Chief Minister launched the Odisha Organic Farming Policy and claimed to achieve the...

After six months, another arrested in Rs 4.33 crore loan fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing of the Crime Branch Tuesday arrested an associate of a realtor who is accused of duping a nationalised bank of Rs 4.33 crore. The arrested, Dusmanta Kumar Muduli, is a resident of Samantarapur on the outskirts of the city. However, it is to be noted here that the aforementioned realtor who is...

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Homemakers catch hockey fever

A World Cup event being held in your city is certainly reason to celebrate. We are talking about the Men’s Hockey World Cup which will be held from November 28-December 16 at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Everyone is eagerly waiting for D-day. Among those making plans to see the matches are homemakers who can barely contain their...

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