Seven assembly bypolls in six states Nov 3: EC

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New Delhi: Bypolls to seven vacant assembly seats spread across six states will be held November 3, the Election Commission announced Monday. Bypolls will be held on two seats -- Mokama and Gopalganj -- of Bihar, Andheri (East) of Maharashtra, Adampur of Haryana, Munugode of Telangana, Gola Gorakhnath of Uttar Pradesh, and Dhamnagar of Odisha. The notification for the bypolls will be issued October 7, the EC said. The counting of...

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IAF aircraft scramble after bomb threat in Iranian passenger flight

New Delhi: Indian securities authorities were on alert following a bomb threat on board an Iranian passenger flight when it was approaching Delhi. Sources said that IAF fighter aircraft were scrambled, which followed the aircraft at a safe distance. Intimation was received of a bomb scare on an airline bearing Iranian registration, when it was transiting through Indian airspace. "IAF fighter aircraft were scrambled, which followed the aircraft at a safe...

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Office-bearers asked to resign for campaigning in Cong prez poll

Mallikarjun Kharge, Shashi Tharoor file nomination for Congress prez poll

New Delhi: The central election authority (CEA) of the Congress has issued guidelines to all the state presidents to extend courtesy to both Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge who are contesting for the party presidential poll. The guidelines says that Pradesh Returning Officer (PRO) will be the Polling Officer of their respective PCCs and shall be responsible for keeping order at the polling stations and to see that the election is...

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Vandalism in Canada park act of ‘hate crime’: Indian High Commission

Chandigarh: Less than a week after the Brampton Municipal Corporation in Canada named a park as Shri Bhagavad Gita Park spread over 3.75 acres, an act of vandalism was reported there with the Indian High Commission denouncing it as 'hate crime'. However, the Canadian police said there was no evidence of vandalism to the permanent sign or any park structure. The Gita Park is probably the only park outside India to...

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Odisha adds 67 fresh Covid-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's Covid-19 tally rose to 13,34,434 Monday as 67 more people, including seven children, tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said. The death toll rose to 9,197 as two more persons from Puri and Mayurbhanj districts succumbed to the disease, it said. Besides, 53 other coronavirus patients have died due to comorbidities so far,...

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Odisha parties prepared for Nov 3 Dhamnagar by-poll

Bhubaneswar: With the Election Commission of India (ECI) announcing November 3 as the date for by-poll in Dhamnagar assembly segment in Bhadrak district, Odisha's three major political parties -- BJD, Congress and BJP Monday said the outfits were fully prepared for the election. The by-poll was necessitated by the death of sitting BJP MLA Bishnu Charan Sethi...

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Devotees throng Nayapalli puja pandal on the occasion of Maha Ashtami Celebration of Maha Ashtami Puja at Rasulgarh Puja Mandap On Durga Maha Ashtami, worshippers throng Shishupala Gada Puja Pandal in Bhubaneswar.  A lifesize idol of Lord Mahavir drew devotees to Nageswar Tangi Puja Pandal.

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Hurricane Ian kills at least 80 in US

Washington: At least 80 people were killed in the U.S. states of Florida and North Carolina by Hurricane Ian which made landfall in southwestern Florida as Category 4 last week. At least 76 people in Florida had died due to Ian, with four other fatalities reported in North Carolina, media outlets said Sunday. In Florida's Lee County...

Marine life research centre in Kendrapara mooted

Kendrapara: Environmentalists and nature conservationists have called for an urgent need to set up a marine life research centre in Kendrapara district with Bhitarkanika National Park rich in biodiversity and playing host to a large number of aquatic and marine creatures, a report said. The proposal assumes significance with rapid coastal erosion gobbling up large tracts of...

Organisers go to great lengths as bullocks missing in Bhuban

Bhuban: Rapid mechanisation of the farm sector has played spoilsport in organisation of festivals that hold social and cultural significance and bind people together as a community. The non-availability of bullocks for the centuries-old bullock festival observed on the occasion of Vijayadashami here in Dhenkanal district is a case in this point. Reports said that a committee...

Meghana dazzles as India beat Malaysia by 30 runs

Sylhet: Opener Sabbhineni Meghana (69) batted with authority to record her maiden T20I half-century as India defeated Malaysia by 30 runs via the  Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-curtailed Asia Cup match here Monday. Replacing vice-captain Smriti Mandhana at the top, Meghana hit a career-best 69 off 53 deliveries to help India post 181 for 4. In reply,...

BJD MLA Bijay Ranjan Singh Bariah dies at 65

Bhubaneswar: Ruling BJD MLA and former Odisha minister Bijay Ranjan Singh Bariha died at a private hospital here Monday, his family said. Bariah, a five-time lawmaker from Padampur assembly constituency in Bargarh district, was 65 years old. He was admitted to the hospital with kidney-related ailments and later put on a ventilator as his condition deteriorated, his...

Motorola launches budget-friendly ‘moto g72’ in India

New Delhi: Smartphone brand Motorola Monday introduced a new affordable smartphone 'moto g72' that features a 108MP camera and 10-bit billion colour pOLED display. The device comes in two colour variants -- Meteorite Grey and Polar Blue. Powered by the MediaTek Helio G99 processor, the new smartphone comes packed with a 5000mAh battery with a 30W Turbopower...

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Seven assembly bypolls in six states Nov 3: EC

New Delhi: Bypolls to seven vacant assembly seats spread across six states will be held November 3, the Election Commission announced Monday. Bypolls will be held on two seats -- Mokama and Gopalganj -- of Bihar, Andheri (East) of Maharashtra, Adampur of Haryana, Munugode of Telangana, Gola Gorakhnath of Uttar Pradesh, and Dhamnagar of Odisha. The notification...

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