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Securing Ticket On Manned Space Mission Small But Important One For Indian Women

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s move to include women in the potential list of candidates for the country's first manned space mission signals a good beginning for the nation, especially for the India women. The country is proud of the...

Economy Takes Backseat As Mandir & Cow Dominates Political Landscape

Has the nation's economy taken a backseat as the political class is preoccupied with the Ayodhya row, Sabarimala and cow? The Times of India, in its editorial today had a word of caution for the Modi government on the economic...

From Bittoo Sharma To Kapil Dev, Ranveer Singh’s Inspiring Journey

Ranveer Singh was like a breath of fresh air in the Hindi film industry when he made his debut as Bittoo Sharma in Band Bajaa Baaraat. It has taken him only eight years to cement his position as one of...

Can We Use Hockey World Cup To Our Benefit?

At a time when preparation is in full swing at the Kalinga Stadium to make it ready to host the Men's Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar in less than three months, the success of Odia athletes – Dutee Chand's...

BJD Could Bag 16-18 Lok Sabha Seats, May Align With BJP If Need Arises

The BJD will bag around 16-18 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha in the forthcoming polls and BJP will have "limited impact" in the State even if Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to contest from Puri, the Deccan Herald has...

10% Reservation for Upper Castes: Centre Puts Opposition On Back Foot

The Centre's move on Monday approving 10 per cent reservation to economically-backward upper caste has put the opposition on the back foot. Modi's political rivals have a conundrum: They can neither be seen opposing it, nor can they be seen...

N R Swami: Journalist Who Took On The Odisha Govt Of The Day

Some 37 years have passed since my father, N R Swami, a well-known journalist, died. A huge and tall figure, always energetic and agile he carved a niche for himself as he reported what all that had happened in...

Keeping Education Relevant Big Challenge in 2019

Keeping the education system relevant is among the big challenges India will face in 2019, the DNA on Wednesday said in its editorial. Today, the biggest hazard for education provider is that they do not know what to teach and...

China Nurtures College Excellence, India Promotes Quota

The Centre's move to reserve 10 per cent seats in jobs and educational institutions has been flayed by well-known columnist S A Aiyar, regretting that when China is aiming for college excellence, India is focussed on quotas. Highlighting the appalling...

Run-Up To 2019: The Democracy & The Unholy Noise

Noise is the dominant marker of a vibrant democracy. More noise means more expressive voices, more views, more questions, more demands, more healthy arguments and in general, more expectation all around. It can be cacophonous, chaotic and mind-numbing in a diverse...
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8 Killed As Mini-Truck Falls Off Poiguda Ghat In Kandhamal

Baliguda: Eight people were killed and more than 35 seriously injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling fell off the Poiguda ghat...