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SC upholds death sentence for four convicts in Nirbhaya gang-rape case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentence for the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case. The four convicts — Akshay Thakur (31), Pawan Gupta (22), Vinay Sharma (23) and Mukesh Singh (29) —...
Shishak sitting at his home in Manipur with the first flag of Indian Independence as hoisted by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army in the background. Photo courtesy: Anil Dhir

The First Flag Of Indian Independence

In a small village of Manipur, one last veteran of Netaji’s Indian National Army still lovingly cherishes the first flag that was unfurled on Indian territory. It was not the Tricolor, but the INA flag that was flown in...

Bursting Crackers: More Harm Than Good

Apart from the usual air pollution woes, Diwali also has many other unpleasant side effects. www.odishabytes.com highlights the problems associated with bursting crackers: 1. Eye And Other Injuries Post-Diwali 101 eye-related injuries happened in Bangalore last year for ‘playing with fire’...

Pact Inked with World Bank for 119 Million USD for Odisha higher education project

New Delhi: A financing agreement for IBRD loan of US $ 119 million (equivalent) for the 'Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence & Equity (OHEPEE) Project' was signed with the World Bank here on Tuesday. The financing agreement was...

Anchor reads about hubby death during live bulletin

Raipur: In a heart touching incident, a news reader at Chhattisgarh’s private IBC-24 channel, Supreet Kaur kept her composure during Saturday morning’s live news bulletin after she got to know her husband died in a fatal accident. While, she was...

Venkaiah Naidu takes oath as India’s 13th Vice President

New Delhi: After an emphatic win, former Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday took oath as the 13th Vice President of India. He succeeds Hamid Ansari who held office for a decade. Naidu (68) was administered the oath of...
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Heavy rain disrupts train services in NE parts of India

With heavy rain causing breaches in North East parts of India under North East Frontier Railway jurisdiction, several trains would remain cancelled for the next few days. In view of cancellation of North East-bound trains from and through East...

RK Nagar bypolls: Vijayashanthi lashes out at O Panneerselvam

  The RK Nagar bypolls is turning out to be a battle field for both the fractions of AIADMK. In a new turn of events, actor-turned-politicians Vijayashanthi made a surprise appearance in RK Nagar on Friday evening, alongside AIADMK (Amma)...
AIFF technical director Savio Medeira, deputy chairman of technical committee Henry Menezes and MDFA's Aaditya Thackeray in conversation with Mumbai City FC's Dinesh Nair during MCFC's Grassroots Development Summit 2017 in Mumbai on Sunday

‘Under-17 World Cup to boost Indian football’

Mumbai: The All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) believes the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, beginning later this week in the country, could serve as a catalyst for boosting the sport in India. At Grassroots Development Summit 2017, organised by Mumbai City...

Death toll in Utkal Express derailment rises to 19, 60 injured

Muzaffarnagar/Bhubaneswar: The death toll in the derailment of 14 coaches of Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express near Khatauli railway station at Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh this evening rose to 19 while 60 passengers were injured, according to the chief public...

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Odisha Universities To Issue Certificates, Mark Sheets Online

Students of state universities in Odisha no longer have to make rounds of the departments or the administrative block to get their certificates and...
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