Ruckus in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Members of the Opposition BJP in Odisha Saturday created a ruckus in the House forcing Speaker Pramila Mallick to adjourn the House at 10.31 hours till 16.00 hours. As soon as the House assembled for Question Hour and the...

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Monsoon ends with ‘normal’ rainfall as positive factors countered El Nino effect, says IMD


New Delhi: The four-month monsoon season has ended with India receiving "normal" rainfall -- 820 mm against a long-period average of 868.6 mm -- with positive factors countering the effect of El Nino conditions, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Saturday. Rainfall between 94 per cent and 106 per cent of the long-period average (LPA) is considered normal. However, normal cumulative rainfall over the country during the monsoon season doesn't mean...

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Asian Games 2023: India beat Pakistan to win gold in men’s team squash  

India beats Pakistan Asian Games

Hangzhou: Top seeds India upstaged traditional rivals Pakistan in a sensational duel to claim the gold medal in the men's team squash event at the Asian Games here Saturday. The hero of the day was Chennai's Abhay Singh, who kept his composure and raised his game to get the better of Noor Zaman 3-2 in a seesaw decider, in which the 25-year-old Indian saved two gold medal points to emerge triumphant...

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Infiltration bid foiled in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara, two militants killed: Police

Kashmir Infiltration

Srinagar: Two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district Saturday, police said. The infiltration attempt took place in the Kumkadi area of the Machil sector in the north Kashmir district. "Based on an intelligence input provided by Kupwara Police, in a joint operation carried by Army and police in Kumkadi area of Machal sector, two infiltrating terrorists...

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Indian envoy to UK stopped at Scotland gurdwara by pro-Khalistan extremists

London: The Indian High Commissioner to the UK, Vikram Doraiswami, who was touring Scotland this week was blocked from entering a gurdwara in the city of Glasgow by pro-Khalistan extremists. During a planned visit to Glasgow Gurdwara Guru Granth Sahib on Albert Drive on Friday, members of Sikh Youths UK posted videos of their face-off with gurdwara officials as a few of them approached the High Commissioner's car and asked him...

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Odisha: Today’s Pics

Unit-I market traders protest over various demands in Bhubaneswar   Hindu men offer tributes to ancestors at Puri's 'Narendra Pushkarini'   Gaon Sathi members protest at Bhubaneswar's Lower PMG over various demands   Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flags off 34 Cyber Safety Raths from Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium

BSE Odisha

BSE Odisha extends matric exam application deadline

Bhubaneswar: Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has announced an extension of the deadline for submitting application forms for the upcoming 2024 Higher School Certificate (HSC) and State Open School Certificate (SOSC) examinations. The new deadline for online application submissions is now October 5, 2023. This update was officially communicated in a press release issued Saturday. According to...

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AIIMS Bhubaneswar to start Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation to treat children with cancer

Bhubaneswar: AIIMS Bhubaneswar is going to start Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HPSCT) in the Medical Oncology/Hematology department for needy children suffering from cancer. Speaking at a special function organised to create awareness about childhood cancer, AIIMS Bhubaneswar Executive Director Dr. Ashutosh Biswas said, AIIMS Bhubaneswar has been rendering holistic, quality and affordable care to children with cancer...

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Dell considering a fresh investment in Bengaluru, says Karnataka govt

Bengaluru: In a bid to further strengthen its presence in Karnataka, Texas-based technology conglomerate Dell is considering a fresh investment in its research and development (R&D) centre in Bengaluru, an official statement said Saturday. The Dell team comprising Michael Dundas of Global Manufacturing Operations and Technology, Alan Richey, Senior Vice President, Legal, and Tabrez Ahmad, Director, Asia...

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Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi guilty in cipher case: FIA

Islamabad: Pakistan's top investigation agency Saturday declared former prime minister Imran Khan and ex-foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi guilty in a case related to the alleged disclosure of state secrets, popularly known as the cipher case. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) submitted the charge sheet against Khan, the chairman of the Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party and his deputy...

Sutirtha-Aihika Asian Games

Sutirtha-Aihika create history, reach women’s double semis

Hangzhou: Sutirtha Mukherjee and Aihika Mukherjee shocked world champion Chinese pair Chen Meng and Yidi Wang to enter the women's doubles semifinals, assuring India a historic table tennis medal at the Asian Games here Saturday. In the quarterfinals, Sutirtha and Aihika won 11-5, 11-5, 5-11, 11-9 and the victory over World No. 2 Chinese duo is all...

Rainfall in Odisha

Heavy rain in store for Odisha as low pressure area becomes well-marked

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Saturday forecast very heavy rainfall for Odisha over the next three days as the low-pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a well-marked system. Weather scientist Umashankar Dash of the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar said that the well-marked low-pressure area is likely to move towards the northern Odisha...

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