41 Europe-bound migrants drown in Mediterranean: UN

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Cairo:  At least 41 people drowned over the weekend when their boat capsized in the Central Mediterranean, the UN said on Wednesday, the latest shipwreck involving migrants fleeing conflict-stricken Libya and seeking better life in Europe. The UN migration and refugee agencies said in a joint statement that the dead were among at least 120 migrants on a dinghy that left Libya on February 18. The shipwreck took place two days...

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Opposition tears into Odisha govt over border dispute with Andhra

Bhubaneswar: The opposition parties Wednesday cornered the Odisha government over the border dispute issue with Andhra Pradesh and other states. Participating in an adjournment motion over the border dispute issue, leader of opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik said Odisha has border disputes with four states over 96 villages. "We don't see any action by the state government to resolve the issue. In Kotia panchayat, the dispute is over 21 villages and Andhra Pradesh...

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Sensex gains 1,025 points amid extended trading session

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex soared over 1,025 points Wednesday afternoon after the trading session for the equities and equities derivatives segment was extended till 5 pm. Around 4.30 p.m., the Sensex was at 50,782.40, higher by 1,030.99 points or 2.07 per cent from the previous close of 49,751.41. It had opened at 49,763.94 and has touched an intra-day high of 50,817.10 and a low of 49,648.78 points. The Nifty50 on the...

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Modi biggest rioter, awaits worse fate than Donald Trump: Mamata

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Sahaganj (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday lambasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, branding him as the ‘biggest rioter’, who will face an ‘even worse fate’ than former US President Donald Trump. Banerjee, speaking at a rally at Sahaganj in Hooghly district, also said Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah are spreading lies and hatred throughout the country. "Naredra Modi is the biggest 'dangabaaz' (rioter) in the country... What has...

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41 Europe-bound migrants drown in Mediterranean: UN

Cairo:  At least 41 people drowned over the weekend when their boat capsized in the Central Mediterranean, the UN said on Wednesday, the latest shipwreck involving migrants fleeing conflict-stricken Libya and seeking better life in Europe. The UN migration and refugee agencies said in a joint statement that the dead were among at least 120 migrants on...

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China’s strategy of creeping forward won’t work with India: Gen Naravane

New Delhi: China has a habit of creeping forward, making very small incremental moves, to achieve its objectives, said Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, adding that this strategy will not work with India. Addressing a webinar organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation, a public policy think-tank, Naravane said, "China is in the habit of creeping...

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CPI-M calls Rahul Gandhi ‘recruiting agent of BJP’

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's ruling CPI-M on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against the state's Pinarayi Vijayan government and termed him a ‘recruiting agent of the BJP’. A statement issued here after a meeting of the CPI-M state Secretariat said it was really surprising to note that a top national Congress leader's speech did not have...

Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Puducherry Assembly

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved the dissolution of the Puducherry Assembly based on the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor. According to senior government officials, a decision was taken during the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The development comes after Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayansamy had resigned Monday. After the dramatic walkout...

Naveen rolls out robust network system for Rural Development dept

Bhubaneswar: As part of the 5T initiative, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday launched the Multi-Protocol Label Switching Virtual Private Networking (RD-MPLS VPN) System for Rural Development (RD) department on virtual mode. Speaking on the occasion, Naveen said that this networking system will provide internal connectivity to the offices of the department at the local level, where internet...

Opposition tears into Odisha govt over border dispute with Andhra

Bhubaneswar: The opposition parties Wednesday cornered the Odisha government over the border dispute issue with Andhra Pradesh and other states. Participating in an adjournment motion over the border dispute issue, leader of opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik said Odisha has border disputes with four states over 96 villages. "We don't see any action by the state government to resolve...

Fish farmer Padmashri Batakrushna Sahu being felicitated for acting as a role model for others in practicing scientific fish farming.

Padmashri Batakrushna feted at aquaculture field day

Bhubaneswar: A field day on aquaculture was organised at Aquaculture Field School (AFS) at Sarakana of Balianta in Khurda district Wednesday wherein an interaction was conducted between farmers and scientists. A team of scientists from ICAR-CIFA participated in the interface, sources said. The scientists attended to the queries related to fish production instantly in local language and...

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Selective 5G roll out in India by 2021 end

New Delhi: By the end of this year, India is expected to join the select club of countries like the US, Canada, the UK and many European Union nations where 5G technology has already been launched. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), under the Communications Ministry, in a detailed note submitted to a parliamentary committee recently, held that...

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