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BJP’s Odisha Hopes More Hype Than Real 

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief, Amit Shah appear to be paying special attention to Odisha. Both have made repeated visits to the state during the last one year. Modi, who chose Cuttack, the old capital of...

Jingoism & Hate-Fest: Time To Save Patriotism From Patriots

In the age of candle-light patriotism and chest-thumping jingoism, the dialogue “Ghar mein ghus ke marenge” is par for the course. It’s macho. It’s soul-pleasing. And it’s an emphatic way of announcing the arrival of the new, muscular India...

Chitta Jena: A Mellifluous Voice That Redefined Love

Bhubaneswar: Chitta Ranjan Jena's career spanning over four decades has been a saga of melodious music in Odia film industry. He is more known for his romantic songs among the young generation. Life & Career Born in 1941, he was drawn...

Threat From Asteroids

Jules Verne’s ‘Off on a Comet’ may be science fiction written nearly 150 years ago, in which a Comet touches earth and collects few chunks of it along with people from various nations on a celestial journey for two...

Nyay May Not Counter Shakti, Priyanka Could

Election campaigns are gaining momentum, but the agenda for the 2019 general elections remains fluid. It was touted as “Modi vs The Rest”, but the hype died down as the Mahagathbandhan could not quite take off as envisaged, with...

Absence of Religious Polarisation In South Could Spoil BJP’s Poll Arithmetic

The five southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala together sends 129 seats to the Lok Sabha. And for the ruling BJP getting even 20 of those seats is becoming an ambitious task. In its editorial,...

Govts & People Should Rally To Save The Earth From Global Warming

The earth has been experiencing unwanted changes in the weather, rise in atmospheric and ocean temperatures, acute water crisis etc. in recent decades, indicating the early appearance of a very disturbed global life. The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases like...
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Biju Babu – The Indomitable Romantic

When was the last when you met a freedom fighter, a business tycoon, an innovator, a dashing pilot, a science aficionado, a true philanthropist, a visionary and a politician who was a romantic? Where on earth would you find...

‘Reckless Competition In The Skies Led To Jet Airways Collapse’

The grounding of the full-service carrier Jet Airways should serve as a wake-up call in an industry, which is operating on a wafer-thin margin, The Hindu said in its opinion piece on Friday. Blaming reckless competition for the plight...

Sportsman Of The Year Award: Well Deserved by Novak Djokovic

The 2019 Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award, which goes to the sportsman who best demonstrates supreme athletic performance and achievement, has gone to tennis great Novak Djokovic.  The Sportswoman of the Year Award went to American gymnast Simone Biles. The...
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Fire At Dumping Yard Near Chandaka Sanctuary On Capital Outskirts

Bhubaneswar: Efforts are on by the two fire brigade teams to douse the fire that hit a dumping yard near Daruthenga village in the...