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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...

2 cops killed in PLFI firing in Simdega

Simdega: Two police personnel were killed in a crossfire with Maoists belonging to People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) at Bano in Simdega district late on Saturday night. The deceased were identified as Bano police station inspector-in-charge Bidyapati Singh and constable Tarun Burali. Another constable, who...

BJP leader announces Rs 11 lakh bounty on West Bengal CM’s head

New Delhi: A new controversy has sparked between BJP and TMC in West Bengal. A BJP youth wing leader Yogesh Varshney in Aligarh has announced a bounty of Rs 11 lakh on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee head. The...
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