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Cabinet reshuffle: Odisha BJP celebrates Dharmendra Pradhan’s elevation

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Cabinet reshuffle in the Union Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday morning saw nine new faces and four Ministers of State, including Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, being elevated to cabinet rank. Dharmendra, the...

Virus attack: Govt issues alert for ‘Locky Ransomware’

New Delhi: The central government on Saturday issued an alert on spread of new malware ‘Locky Ransomware’ that can lock your computer and demand ransom for giving you access to it. “Alert regarding spam spreading Locky Ransomware issued today by...

SC defers hearing on Mahanadi dispute to Oct 9 as Centre seeks more time

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday deferred the hearing on the petition by Odisha for formation of a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi water dispute with Chhattisgarh to October 9 as the Centre sought four more weeks...

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as 45th Chief Justice of India

New Delhi: Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Monday. Justice Misra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at a brief ceremony at Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati...

Vigil along Odisha, W Bengal coasts heightened

Kolkata: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has increased its vigil along the West Bengal and Odisha coasts following intelligence inputs of possible sea-borne strikes by terrorists during the upcoming festive season. Inspector General, Coast Guard North East region, K.S. Sheoran...

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...

Six coaches of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derail in UP

Muzaffarnagar: Several passengers were injured as at least six coaches of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh around 5.30 this evening. The incident took place near Khautali railway station in Muzaffarnagar, barely 100 kilometres from New Delhi. The train...

Naveen, Dharmendra hopeful of resolving Paradip Refinery impasse

New Delhi: The meeting between Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for an amicable settlement of the present tax-dispute between Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Government of Odisha at Odisha Bhawan...

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...

Lunar eclipse: Celestial treat for sky gazers

Bhubaneswar: The partial lunar eclipse, which will take place on Monday night, will be visible across the country. According to experts, the full moon will enter the Earth’s shadow in space and create a spectacular celestial phenomenon at 10.52...
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Ship Carrying Thousands Of Audis & BMWs Sinks In Atlantic

An Italian cargo ship sank off the coast of France on Tuesday. It was carrying over 2000 cars including 37 Porsches, some of the...