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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Odisha

Poachers Remain A Threat To Tiger Conservation: Vardhan

New Delhi(PTI): Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said India is still battling with poachers to conserve tigers in the country, but expressed hope that with collective effort, the number of big cats in the country would be doubled in the next five years. India is currently home to 70 per cent of the world's tiger population in over 17 states and...

Barsha Soni & Rajashree Reunited After 3 years

Bhubaneswar: Given the severity that denoted the long period of their irritation, a reunion between them was the exact opposite thing anybody anticipated. In any case, more than three years after they dropped out, Rajashree Mohanty, son of Basta MLA and previous minister Raghunath Mohanty, and Barsa Swony Chudhury, declared today that they had made up and chosen to...

Govt Announced Summer Vacation From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Having already extended school holidays till April 26, the Odisha government today declared summer holidays from tomorrow after IMD anticipated temperature would drift around 42 degree Celsius at many area in the coming few days. “As per the prediction of weather department, the mercury will hover around 42 degree Celsius at almost all places in the State. In view...

Woman Files Case Against Groom For Cancelling Marriage Over Rs 1 Crore

Angul: Tension ran high in Tamda Kalyan Mandap today after a bride filed a dowry case against a man with whom her marriage was about to be held within hours. The complainant bride Swarnamayee Nayak took the bold step on the very day of her wedding after the groom identified as Santiswarup Das did not turn up at the wedding...

Bhubaneswar, The Cleanest City of India

Bhubaneswar: Already basking in the glory of winning the across the nation Smart City challenge, Bhubaneswar now has another plume on its top in the wake of being pronounced one of the cleanest urban communities in the nation by the Union Urban Development service under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The honor has brought cheers for its nationals. “We got a...

Initial Separation Surgery Of Jaga-Balia Begins At AIIMS

New Delhi: A team of 40 super-specialist surgeons anesthetists, including experts from Japan today began separation surgery of conjoined twins Jaga and Balia from Kandhamal district at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Reports said that though the most complicated operation to be conducted in different phases may continue for about 50 hours,...

Not So Jumbo Size Selfie: Elephant Tramples Man To Death In Rourkela

Rourkela: In a shocking incident, a 30-year-old man was trampled to death by a stray elephant at a village near here today when he was trying to take a selfie with the jumbo, a forest official said. The incident took place in presence of forest department officials who tried to chase away the elephant from entering human habitated areas. The deceased...

3 Arrested In Baripada Stripping Viral Video Case

Baripada: Taking serious note of the stripping viral case case , Mayurbhanj Sadar Police today arrested three accused involved in the heinous incident.in two different phases. The accused have been identified as Motilal Mahanta, Deepak Mahanta and Purussotam Mahanta. The Mayurbhanj Sadar police swung into action after the father of the minor girl filed an FIR in Baripada...

Fire At Hotelier’s House: Post-Mortem Report Reveals Death Reasons

Bhubaneswar: The post-mortem report of the five persons, who died due to a fire mishap at the residence of Pal Heights hotel owner Satpal Singh on July 2 has established the reasons behind their deaths. While Satpal’s younger son Gagan Pal Singh (39) and daughter-in-law Bhabana Singh (38) succumbed to burn injuries sustained due to the fire, his grandson Ruveer Singh...

Hinjili : Adarsha Vidyalaya Inaugurated by CM

Berhampur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated an Adarsha Vidyalaya (Model School), a school set up on the patterns of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) to the students of in reverse areas in Odisha, at a capacity in his constituency Hinjli. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, “The government is planning to open Adarsha Vidyalayas in each...

Union HRD Minister: Board Exam For Class X In CBSE Schools To Return

Puri(PTI): Board examination for Class X in CBSE schools will be reintroduced as part of the ongoing reforms in the education system, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today said. At present, it is optional for CBSE students to choose either the board exam or a school-based examination. It has also been decided to conduct examinations in classes V and VIII and...

Man Kills Self Over Wife’s Extra-Marital Affair In Puri, Suicide Live on Facebook

Puri: Mentally disturbed over his wife’s extra-marital affair, a young man man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree and shockingly used the Facebook Live video streaming service to broadcast his confession online at Gadabhingura village in Puri district today. The deceased has been identified as Santanu Patra as mentioned on his Facebook account. Santanu Patra took the...

Sona Mohapatra Reignites ‘Rangabati’ Controversy

Bhubaneswar: Mumbai based famous singer and music composer Sona Mohapatra who had last year found herself in the midst of a controversy for rendering her voice in the remake remake of popular Sambalpuri song ‘Rangabati’ for Coke Studio has questioned the rendition of the same song by Bollywood singer Shankar Mahadevan at the inaugural ceremony of 22nd Asian Athletics...

4 Arrested In Bargarh Girl’s Video Viral Case

Bargarh: In a major breakthrough in Bargarh girl’s video viral case. the police today arrested four persons in connection with sexual molestation of the college student in a busy road in broad daylight and shooting a video of the incident which had gone viral on December 2. Talking to eporters, DGP RP Sharma said, “Padmapur police had formed...