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CBI raids 12 places over railway hotel tender ‘irregularities’

Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths on Friday raided 12 places, including Puri and Bhubaneswar, across the country over alleged irregularities in awarding of tenders for hotel maintenance during the tenure of former railway minister Lalu Prasad...

The story behind GST roll out

New Delhi: Goods and Services Tax (GST) will come into effect from July 1. It will completely transform the indirect taxation landscape in the country involving both the Central and State levies. In a departure from the normal practice,...

Raw material security, enhancing steel consumption thrust areas for steel industry: Steel Minister

Bhubaneswar: Indian steel sector has evolved as 3rd largest steel producer in world and is poised to become 2nd largest producer putting Indian steel prominently on the map of the global industry, said Union Minister of Steel, Chaudhary Birender...

Petrol price up by Rs 1.23/litre, diesel by 89 paise/litre

Bhubaneswar: Petrol became costlier by Rs 1.23 a litre and diesel by 89 paise a litre from Thursday in sync with the rising international fuel prices. Following the revision, a litre of petrol will now cost Rs 66.91 and that...

Bhubaneswar among top five cities impacted by ransomware virus attack: Quick Heal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s capital Bhubaneswar is among the top five cities in the country impacted by ransomware virus attack, said Quick Heal Technologies Limited, a leading cyber security firm. The top five cities impacted by WannaCry ransomware are Kolkata, Delhi, Bhubaneswar,...
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the review meeting of Left Wing Extremism Affected States in New Delhi on Monday

Naveen seeks worst Mao-hit dist tag for Kalahandi

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday urged Union home minister Rajnath Singh to include Kalahandi in the worst Maoist-affected districts’ list. At a high-level meeting in New Delhi, the chief minister requested the Union minister to...
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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) —...

Naveen wants information boards in Odia on NHs

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday wrote to Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari, seeking his intervention for inscription of Odia language on all the information boards on national highways passing through the state. In his letter, the...

Agni-II missile test fired

Balasore: India successfully test fired its Agni-II ballistic missile from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast at 10:23 am on Thursday. The test did not meet all the desired parameters, official sources said. The user trial of the...

National Waterway-5 fast tracked

Bhubaneswar: The National Waterway-5 has been put on fast track with Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi and Chairman Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) Nutan Guha Biswas jointly reviewing the progress and resolving issues that cropped up during field-level...
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Odisha Cricketer Sushree Picked For BCCI Women’s T20 Challenge

Odisha all-rounder Sushree Dibyadarshini  has been selected to play in the IPL Velocity team under the captaincy of Mithali Raj in this year's BCCI...