Similipal is burning

Baripada: Hundreds of hectares of forest land in Similipal wildlife sanctuary have been burnt to ashes due to wildfires ahead of the summer season, a report said. Even as summer season is yet to completely set in, the wildfire is...

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Food adulteration: Poor rate of conviction behind growing menace

A Malgodown police official disposing of a huge amount of adulterated spice packets near Sikharpur area in Cuttack, Monday

Bhubaneswar: Food adulteration is a heinous criminal offence since it is not only cheating the consumers but also poses serious health hazards to them. Despite this, rising cases of food adulteration has turned out to be a major cause of concern, especially in the absence of any exemplary action against the unscrupulous businessmen involved in it. Data available from the Odisha State Food Safety Department indicate that the conviction rate in...

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Above normal summer temperatures likely across India, including Odisha: IMD

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New Delhi: Day temperatures are likely to be above normal in north, northeast, parts of east and west India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Monday. The IMD announced the summer forecast for March to May. However, it has forecast a likelihood of below normal temperatures in south and adjoining central India. “During the upcoming hot weather season (March to May), above normal seasonal maximum (day) temperatures are likely over most of...

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LPG prices hiked again by Rs 25, 4th time in a month

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New Delhi: Cooking gas LPG price was again hiked Monday by Rs 25 per cylinder across all categories, including subsidised fuel and those availed by Ujjwala scheme beneficiaries. This is the fourth increase in rates of cooking gas in a month’s time.      LPG prices have gone up by Rs 125 per 14.2-kg cylinder since the beginning of February. This information was shared by state-owned oil marketing companies. Also, jet fuel prices...

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Government planning something clandestine against farmers’ protests: Rakesh Tikait

Rakesh Tikait

Bijnor (UP): BKU leader Rakesh Tikait has claimed that the Centre’s ‘silence’ for the past few days indicates that it is planning some steps against the farmers’ agitation over newly enacted farm laws. Rakesh Tikait also stressed that it is the government that will have to come forward with a proposal for talks to resume with the protesting farmers. Before leaving Sunday night for Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar, the Bharatiya Kisan...

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Muskogee (US): Police in eastern Oklahoma shot and killed a 17-year-old girl, and a boy of the same age died of a self-inflicted gunshot following a short chase, police said Monday.    Muskogee Police said in a press release that officers were initially called Sunday afternoon to a report of an attempted carjacking and then a report of...

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Kangana Ranaut ‘heartbroken’ again: Find out why 

Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut was at her Bandra office Monday for a meeting. After the meeting she tweeted to express that the visit left her ‘heartbroken’. This is because Kangana Ranaut could not suppress the feeling she had after seeing her partially demolished office. In September, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had demolished parts of Kangana’s office...

Services of Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi Special extended

Services of Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi Special extended

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to extend the services of Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Special w.e.f. from March 1, 2021 till further notice. “The Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Special from Bhubaneswar w.e.f. 1st March and from Bangiriposi in Mayurbhaj district w.e.f. 2nd March, 2021 will run till further advice,” an ECoR official said. This train leaves Bhubaneswar at 1730hrs and...

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‘Serial rapist’ held after encounter in Uttar Pradesh’s Greater Noida

Noida: A ‘serial rapist’ wanted in multiple cases of crime against women was arrested Monday following an encounter with the police. The encounter with the serial rapist took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Greater Noida, officials said. The accused, also involved in cases of loot and thefts, was held after he got injured in the gunfight. The encounter...

HC bail for Pathak, son in fraud case

HC bail for Pathak, son in fraud case

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court Monday granted bail to suspended IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak and his son, Akash, in connection with a cheating case registered with the Kharvel Nagar police in Bhubaneswar. The father-son duo was granted bail on a surety of Rs 2 lakh. The court also set certain conditions like cooperating with the investigation...

Officials take measurements near Subarnarekha

Officials take measurements near Subarnarekha

Jaleswar: Revenue officials and scientists of Odisha and West Bengal met at the disputed site of Subarnarekha river here in Balasore district and conducted a measurement of the reference points on the eve of the Tuesday-meeting between the two states on interstate border dispute. The points of contention between the two states are at Jaleswar in Balasore...

Man rapes minor niece; arrested in Kalahandi dist

Man rapes minor niece; arrested in Kalahandi dist

Bhawanipatna: A three-year-old girl was raped by her uncle after he took her out under the pretext of buying her chocolates at a village under Lanjigarh police limits in Kalahandi district, police said Monday. The accused was identified as Kunu Majhi of Shantapur village under Narla police limits in the district. The incident occurred when the girl...

Similipal is burning

Similipal is burning

Baripada: Hundreds of hectares of forest land in Similipal wildlife sanctuary have been burnt to ashes due to wildfires ahead of the summer season, a report said. Even as summer season is yet to completely set in, the wildfire is fast spreading inside the sanctuary with a sharp rise in temperature in the state. Fires are raging...

National Theatre Fest kicks off with Odia play Seeta

National Theatre Fest kicks off with Odia play Seeta

Bhubaneswar: Purba Ranga, a five-day National Theatre Festival, began here at Rabindra Mandap, Monday.  The event is being jointly organised by the State Culture Department in collaboration with Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata and Odisha Natya Sangh, a confederation of hundreds of theatre troupes from the state. City-based Jeevan Rekha Theatre troupe presented Odia play Seeta on...

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