Man’s body found stuffed in sack

Bhawanipatna: Body of an unidentified man was found stuffed in a sack near Biju Expressway at Chancharamunda Chhak under Golamunda block of Kalahandi district Monday. The incident came to the fore after locals spotted the sack lying under suspicious conditions...

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Dawn-to-dusk bandh hits life in Talcher

Talcher: Normal life was paralysed in Talcher industrial belt Monday after members of Talcher Surakhya Manch observed a dawn-to-dusk bandh over operationalisation of Talcher Medical College here. The outfit demanded that the state government should take immediate steps for smooth...

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6 killed, 2 injured in road mishaps

Komna/Bhadrak: At least six people were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents in Nuapada and Bhadrak districts Monday, police said. In Nuapada, five people, including a minor, were killed and a woman sustained serious injuries after the...

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Active Covid-19 cases in country climb to 1,14,475

Active Covid-19 cases in country rise to 26,976

New Delhi: India added 13,086 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,35,31,650, while the active cases increased to 1,14,475, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated Tuesday. The death toll climbed to 5,25,242 with 19 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.26 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.53...

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Ajit Pawar named leader of opposition in Maharashtra Assembly

Mumbai: NCP leader Ajit Pawar was Monday named the leader of opposition in Maharashtra Assembly. He succeeds BJP's Devendra Fadnavis, who was sworn in as Deputy CM June 30. Speaker Rahul Narvekar announced that Pawar will take over as Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, adding NCP has emerged as the single largest opposition party in the 288-member House. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde described Ajit Pawar as a mature politicians and...

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Mumbai court issues bailable warrant against Sena’s Sanjay Raut in defamation case 

Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: A court here Monday issued a bailable warrant against Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut after he failed to appear before it in connection with a defamation complaint filed by former BJP MP Kirit Somaiya's wife Medha Somaiya. The Sewri metropolitan magistrate's court had last month issued a process (summons) against Raut, asking him to appear before it July 4. However, neither Raut nor his lawyers were present in the court...

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9 killed as bus falls into Himachal gorge

Shimla: At least nine people, including school children, were killed and 20 injured on Monday when a private bus rolled into a 200-feet deep gorge in the interiors of Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh, police said. Most of the victims were locals and were going to schools and offices. The accident occurred in the Sainj valley. Kullu Deputy Commissioner Ashutosh Garg said the Sainj-bound bus fell into the gorge near Jangla...

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Droupadi Murmu visits Patna to seek support in presidential election

Patna: NDA presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu reached Patna Tuesday morning to seek support for the July 18 election. She landed at the Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport at 11.13 am in a special aircraft. Murmu will visit the state BJP office, and also meet Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during the tour. "Later, she would go to a...

Landmark day: NZ women and men cricketers to receive equal pay

Christchurch: In a first in world cricket, New Zealand men and women will receive the same match fees across formats and competitions, according to a ground-breaking five-year deal between the sports' governing body in the country and the players' association. "I want to thank and congratulate the players and the Major Associations for their part in reaching...

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Eco First, Biz Later

A countrywide ban on manufacture, import, production and sale of single use plastic items has been announced by the Central Government from 1st July. While this is a long awaited welcome step in the right direction, the implementation has to be strategic for the ban to be successful. Plastic ban has been one of the top priorities...

Active Covid-19 cases in country rise to 26,976

Active Covid-19 cases in country climb to 1,14,475

New Delhi: India added 13,086 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,35,31,650, while the active cases increased to 1,14,475, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated Tuesday. The death toll climbed to 5,25,242 with 19 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.26 per cent...

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Sensex gains 328 points in early trade; Nifty nears 16,000-level

Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex climbed 328 points in early trade Tuesday, tracking gains in index majors Infosys, Bajaj Finserv and ICICI Bank amid largely positive Asian markets. After a positive start, the 30-share BSE benchmark index gained 328 points to 53,562.83 in early trade. The NSE Nifty climbed 99.7 points to 15,935.05. Among the Sensex pack,...

Rupee falls 9 paise to 79.04 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee depreciated 9 paise to 79.04 against the US dollar in opening trade Tuesday, weighed down by persistent foreign funds outflows. At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 79.04 against the US dollar, registering a decline of 9 paise over the last close. On Monday, the rupee had closed at 78.95 against the...

Man’s body found stuffed in sack

Bhawanipatna: Body of an unidentified man was found stuffed in a sack near Biju Expressway at Chancharamunda Chhak under Golamunda block of Kalahandi district Monday. The incident came to the fore after locals spotted the sack lying under suspicious conditions near the road and alerted the cops. Circumstantial evidence suggested it to be a case of murder....

Dawn-to-dusk bandh hits life in Talcher

Talcher: Normal life was paralysed in Talcher industrial belt Monday after members of Talcher Surakhya Manch observed a dawn-to-dusk bandh over operationalisation of Talcher Medical College here. The outfit demanded that the state government should take immediate steps for smooth functioning of Talcher Medical College while MCL should provide the necessary funding. Though the construction of buildings...

Youth loses lakhs to online games, ends life

Jagatsinghpur: In a case that could be a warning to all youngsters and parents, a youth Monday ended his life after losing lakhs by playing online games. The victim has been identified as Debendra Parida, son of Bhagaban Parida of Bhuasuni village under Balikuda police limits in Jagatsinghpur district. According to reports, Debendra was a trader who...

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Sabyasachi Mishra, Actor

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Bijay Mohanty, Actor

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Arindam Roy, Actor

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Sundargarh Public School teachers

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