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Naked Model Arrested For Assaulting Police Officer

Florida: Model Brissa Dominguez Garcia was put behind bars in Florida after she assaulted several police officers when they tried to arrest her while she was roaming naked around the hotel. The incident occurred at the Edge Hotel in Clearwater. The manager of the hotel had called officers to remove her from the hotel premises. According to reports she...

Paradip Refinery: Odisha Govt, IOCL To File Joint Petition HC About Settlement Of dispute

Bhubaneswar (PTI): The Odisha government and the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) will soon file a joint petition in the Orissa High Court to inform it about the settlement of the dispute between the two over the Paradip refinery. This was decided at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on September 5 where the agreement to settle...

Oil Stocks Under Pressure; Slip Up To 8%

New Delhi(PTI): Shares of oil companies tumbled up to 8 per cent today on worries that the government may ask them to share the burden of higher petrol and diesel prices. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation plunged 8.06 per cent, Bharat Petroleum Corporation 6 per cent and Indian Oil Corporation slipped 4.89 per cent on BSE. Shares of Oil & Natural Gas...

Sweet Fragrance: Florists Make Brisk Business During Navaratri In Berhampur

Berhampur(PTI): The florists have made a brisk business during the ongoing Navaratri festival when the flower trading reached its pick in Berhampur. Durga Puja committees ordered flowers for puja and to decorate pandals, while shop owners and individuals ordered flowers on occasion of Dussehra. Flowers like marigold, water lily, jasmine, China rose and amaranth (aparajita) are required for rituals in Durga...

Banks Not Responsible For Theft From Lockers:Reserve Bank

In an RTI response by The Reserve Bank of India and 19 PSU banks, all the public sectors banks have washed their hands of any responsibility for losses and thefts. The banks said that they are not liable for any compensation for theft or burglary of valuables in safe deposit boxes, as the locker hiring agreement absolves them of...

Tanka Torani Finally Vanishes From Ananda Bazar In Jagannath Temple

Puri: With the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) authorities maintaining the heat in continuation with its drive to enforce strict guidelines, Tanka Torani sellers  have vanished from the famous Ananda Bazar in the premises of the Jagannath Temple here to sell the drink at least for the last two days. The SJTA continued its raids and quality checks since it...

GDP Growth Rate Down To 4-year Low of 6.5% In 2017-18: CSO

New Delhi(PTI): The economic growth is expected to slow to a four-year low of 6.5 per cent in 2017-18, the lowest under the Modi-led government, mainly due to poor performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was 7.1 per cent in 2016-17 and 8 per cent in the preceding year. It was 7.5 per cent in...

Triple Your Money with This Simple “Rule of Thumb”

(By Paula Pant ) Some of the most important math skills you need, it turns out, are the basic ones you learned in fourth grade. Simple double-digit multiplication and division can help you TRIPLE your money. There are two handy rules of thumb that I use when I’m calculating how well an investment will pay off. One is called the “Rule of 72,” and the...

Save Energy: Install Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Project, Earn Few Bucks

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the grid-connected rooftop solar projects in the state. Under the programme, consumers can install small solar panels on their rooftops to generate solar energy for households consumption during day time and can also export excess power to the grid through service cables. The exported power will be metered on a special type of meter...

Bill Gates To Guest Star In ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Los Angeles(PTI): Microsoft founder Bill Gates is all set to cameo as himself in the popular sitcom "The Big Bang Theory". The 62-year-old technocrat and philanthropist will guest star in an episode which will air next month, Entertainment Weekly reported. According to the plot, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) hosts Gates at work and her friendly neighbours would be seen trying everything to...

Adani Kin Picks Up 60% In Air Odisha

Mumbai(PTI): The Ahmedabad-based GSEC Aviation and Monarch Networth Capital have bought over the GR Gopinath-promoted Air Deccan, besides jointly acquiring majority stake in Air Odisha, which is set to launch its services on regional routes from tomorrow. Significantly, GSEC Aviation is owned by Rakesh Ramanlal Shah, who is married to Prity, the sister of the USD 11-billion Adani Group chairman...

Naveen Patnaik: A New Odisha Export Policy Soon

Bhubaneswar (PTI) Encouraged over the high growth rate of exports in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today annonced that a new Odisha Export Policy, 2017 would be announced soon. Patnaik said this while inagurating a workshop on 'Export Strategy of Odisha' here. Besides, in order to ensure "ease of doing business" to exporters, the state is in process of accomodating...

‘Ivanka Trump To Lead American Team For Biz Summit In India’

Washington(PTI): US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump, who is also a top White House advisor, will be leading the American contingent at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India later this month, the State Department has announced. The Summit in Hyderabad, to be attended by 1,500 entrepreneurs from 170 countries, will be co-hosted by India and the US. The theme...

New Plate Mill Of RSP Operating Above Rated Capacity

Bhubaneswar(PTI): Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) today said its New Plate Mill rolled out 80898 tonne of plates last month by utilising 105 per cent of its capacity, which is its best ever performance. Besides, the other units commissioned under Modernisation and Expansion also performed at or above their capacity in October 2017, a statement from RSP said. Blast Furnace - 5...