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‘Stop Me If You Can’ : Lulu Mohapatra Challenges BJD

Bhubaneswar: 'Stop me if you can', In an open challenge to the ruling BJD, senior Congress pioneer Lalatendu Bidyadhara Mohapatra on Thursday said said if anyone obstructs him during his tour from Khurda to Phulbani, the person will face the consequences. Senior BJD pioneer and Party representative Pratap Keshari Deb, it might be noted, hosted cautioned yesterday that his party...

Odisha: Acid Attack on 7 Family Members, Accused Handcuffed

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Bhubaneswar: Seven Members of a family have been injured following an acid attack on Thursday morning here in Dhirkuti slum area under Saheed Nagar police limits and the accused has been arrested. With an immediate effect, the members - a man, two women and four girl children had rushed to the Capital Hospital and are undergoing treatment. The accused Sura Behera who was...

Odisha Assembly stalled over VAT on food items

Bhubaneswar,The Odisha Assembly was stalled during the pre-lunch session as the opposition Congress created a ruckus in the House demanding the Speaker's ruling over exemption the Value Added Tax (VAT) on food items. The issue was raised by Congress Chief Whip Taraprasad Bahinipati during the Zero hour. The Congress agitation in Well of the House came a day after the state...

Bhubaneswar-Krishnarajpuram Humsafar Express From 13th July

Bhubaneswar (PTI): A weekly Humsafar Express between Bhubaneswar and Bengaluru will be started from July 13. On the inaugural run, the train will run as a special train with number 02033 from Bhubaneswar at about 1430 hours. On the return direction this special train will leave Krishnarajpuram (Bengaluru) as 02034 at 2315 hours on July 14, East Coast Railway said in a...

100 drinking water projects for urban areas launched

Bhubaneswar,  As many as 100 drinking water projects, worth Rs 63 crore, were today launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to benefit people in 45 urban local bodies in Odisha. "The state government is committed to provide equitable, affordable, sustainable and safe water supply to all urban population with a special focus on urban poor," Patnaik said dedicating the projects...

Casting Couch Case: POCSO Court Hearing Against Papu Pompom On July 17

Bhubaneswar: The special Protection of Children from Sexual Offence(POCSO) court will hear the casting couch case involving Odia film industry’s popular comedian Papu Pompom alias Tatwa Prakash Satpathy on July 17. Charges were framed against the actor on July 1 in connection with the case involving a minor girl  under sections 341, 323 and 354 of the IPC and Sections...

Purnima Wins Bronze; Dutee, Shrabani And Amiya Fail On Track

Bhubaneswar: Odia girl Purnima Hembram has earned laurels for the state by finishing third in the heptathlon at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships and winning a bronze medal in the way. However, all the three other athletes from Odisha, the two girls Dutee Chand and Shrabani Nanda and Amiya Mallick today evening failed to win medals for India  in the...

Naveen Felicitates Indian Medal Winners, Gives Cash Awards

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated medal winners of the Indian contingent of 22nd Asian Athletics Championships which concluded at Kalinga Stadium on Sunday. At a special function held at Swosti Premium, Naveen gave away cash awards to all the medal winners who brought credit for India. While the CM awarded each gold medal winner with Rs 10 lakh,...

Double Murder in Chandrasekharpur Slum

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Bhubaneswar: The state capital has witnessed another double murder in the Chandrasekharpur's Nilakantha slum area as two persons, including a woman have been found murdered today morning. Family disputes might be the reason behind the double murder, said sources. Elsewhere, another woman, identified as Dulu Tudu was seriously injured and she is at Cuttack hospital for treatment. However, the deceased are not...

Smart City List announced, Bhubaneswar Top chart

New Delhi: In a moment of pride for Odisha, the state capital Bhubaneswar has topped the Smart City list as Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday, has announced 20 city names who are selected for the Smart City project. At a press conference in the NCT, Naidu has made the announcement. The cities who are made into the illustrious list, are...

Pahala Rasagola Makers Celebrate Niladri Bije In Unique Way

Bhubaneswar: The holy Trinity on their return to Jagannath temple from Gundicha temple,  traditionally devour 'rasagola' (a favourite Odia dish) as a mark of celebration on ‘return home’  On the auspicious occasion of Niladri Bije(Home coming of Trinity) a new beginning has been made by the famous rasagola makers of Pahala village near here. The Pahala Rasagola Traders Association today...

Doubt over Pak athletes participation at Asian athletics meet.

Bhubaneswar:With just a week to go for the start of Asian Athletics Meet,uncertainty prevails over the participation of athletes from neighbouring country Pakistan.After getting invitation from the Athletics Federation of India, Pakistan had sent entries of athletes for the sporting meet to be held in Bhubaneswar. But till date no visas are available for the athletes and the organisers...

BMC Removed Amit Shah Posters,Strong Protest From BJP

Bhubaneswar, (PTI): The BJP today strongly protested after the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) removed BJP flags, hoardings, banners and cut-outs of party president Amit Shah from no-hoarding zones in the city. The civic body removed about four trucks of flags, banners and cut-outs of the BJP president, a BMC official said. A group of BJP workers had a heated exchange of words...

More than 100 fall ill after community feast

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