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Amit Shah accuses opposition for inciting violence over CAA

Amit Shah at a BJP rally in Bhubaneswar, Friday

Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah accused opposition parties of spreading misinformation about the new citizenship law and inciting communal riots. He said people should come out and ask those fomenting trouble to explain which clause of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act talks about snatching the rights of the people. “Opposition parties are spreading misinformation that Muslims will lose their Indian citizenship because of the CAA. They are instigating people and fomenting...

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CM Naveen Patnaik demands ‘Special Focus State’ status for Odisha

Bhubanewar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday demanded the Centre to declare Odisha a 'Special Focus State' as it is frequently facing natural disasters. "Taking the frequency of natural disasters faced by Odisha into consideration, Vulnerability to Natural Calamity should be taken as a criteria to declare Odisha as a Special Focus State," said the Chief Minister at the 24th Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting. The EZC meeting has commenced under...

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OTDC woos domestic, overseas tourists alike

OTDC chairperson Shreemayee Mishra and other dignitaries unveil the package

Bhubaneswar: After launching the destination wedding package last year to boost tourist footfall in the state, Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) Thursday launched international tour package to woo tourists and people of the state. Under this programme called ‘Time to Go Global with OTDC’ the corporation is giving special package to domestic and foreign tourists to travel to exotic locations such as Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Dubai at pocket-friendly prices....

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SDC plays crucial role in promotion, preservation of tribal culture: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: The Special Development Councils (SDC) set up by the government play a crucial role in the preservation and promotion of tribal culture and heritage, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said. Speaking at a function organised here to launch the programme for capacity building for tribal PRI members here, Naveen said his government is committed to the promotion and preservation of tribal culture and heritage. Odisha government, he said, has undertaken a...

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Lady Gaga unveils new track, ‘Stupid Love’

Los Angeles: Oscar-winning singer Lady Gaga has dropped her first pop single in three years. The 33-year-old singer shared the new track, titled ‘Stupid Love’, on social media Friday. The song’s music video showcases Gaga as an alien princess who’s determined to bring love and light to her conflicted world. The track, booming with ‘Pink’, is classic...

Amit Shah at a BJP rally in Bhubaneswar, Friday

Amit Shah accuses opposition for inciting violence over CAA

Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah accused opposition parties of spreading misinformation about the new citizenship law and inciting communal riots. He said people should come out and ask those fomenting trouble to explain which clause of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act talks about snatching the rights of the people. “Opposition parties are spreading misinformation that Muslims will...

Traffic rule violations to attract hefty fines from March 1

Berhampur: The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019, which was relaxed for three months, will be strictly implemented in the state beginning March 1, a senior government official said Friday. The state government had extended the deadline twice in view of the large rush at regional transport offices (RTOs), traffic deputy superintendent of police Sarthak Ray said. “Any...

Biggest known cosmic explosion detected in universe

Melbourne: Astronomers, using X-Ray and radio telescopes, including India’s Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in Pune, have discovered the biggest explosion seen in the universe since the ‘Big Bang’ from a super-massive black hole at the centre of a far away galaxy. The study, published in the Astrophysical Journal, noted that the explosion occurred in the ‘Ophiuchus’...

Visitor coughs up Rs 500 fine for spitting inside Sundargarh RTO

Rourkela: If you are visiting regional transport office (RTO) in Sundargarh and is in the habit of chewing ‘paan’ and ‘guthka’, think twice before spitting within the premises. If you get caught you will have to cough up Rs 500 as penalty. The rule was imposed Friday with the head of the RTO Biswaranjan Behera declaring the...

Vivo unveils third generation of its APEX concept smartphone

Vivo unveils third generation of its APEX concept smartphone

Beijing: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo Friday officially unveiled the third generation of its APEX concept smartphone - APEX 2020. The smartphone manufacturer was expected to unveil the smartphone at MWC 2020. However, due to the cancellation of the convention due to the coronavirus outbreak, the company has revealed the device via an online stream. "Through APEX 2020, we...

 

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