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The Odisha Connection Of India Peace Memorial In Imphal

The serene and simple India Peace Memorial at Lokpaching near Imphal is considered a sacred spot both for the Indian and the Japanese. The three crude unpolished red sandstone blocks brought over from Rajasthan, lying at the centre of...
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presenting the Union budget 2018 in the Parliament on Thursday. Photograph: Odishabytes

Full Text Of FM Arun Jaitley’s Budget Speech

Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented Union budget 2018 in Parliament on Thursday. Here follows the full text of his budget speech. Madam Speaker, I rise to present the Budget for 2018-19. Madam, four years ago, we pledged to the people...
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...

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...

Attack on Swiss couple in Agra, Sushma seeks report

In an embarrassment to India, two Swiss tourists were assaulted by locals in Agra during their trip to Fatehpur Sikri. Taking a cognizance of the issue, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh...
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Mahanadi dispute: Centre flayed for not setting up inter-state tribunal

Bhubaneswar: The all-party meeting convened by Mahanadi Banchao Andolan on Sunday decided to raise the issue regarding unilateral construction of dams and barrages on Mahanadi river by Chhattisgarh government in the state assembly and the Parliament. It decided to request Odisha Chief...
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15th Finance Commission Chairman Meets RBI Governor

Mumbai: Chairman of 15th Finance Commission N K Singh called on Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Dr Urjit Patel here on Thursday. During the meeting, Singh and Patel discussed the technical and other assistance which the RBI could give enabling the commission to...
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at AIIMS in New Delhi

CM meets Jaga-Kalia at AIIMS, prays for speedy recovery

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday met separated conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, and prayed for their speedy recovery. The Chief Minister also interacted with the parents of the siblings and assured them of...

Delay In Bijepur Bypoll Notification: Delhi HC Asks EC To Reply Within A Week

Bhubaneswar: The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Election Commission in the matter of delay in the announcement of a date for the Bijepur Assembly bypoll in Odisha’s Bargarh district and asked to reply within...

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’...
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Youth Charred To Death In Sonepur

Sonepur: A youth was charred to death after fire broke out in his house at Ghichapalli village under Birmaharajpur police limits in Sonepur district...