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Chit fund scam: MFL group chief gets 3 yrs in jail

Bhubaneswar: A special CBI court here on Tuesday sentenced group chief of Micro Finance Ltd (MFL) Durga Prasad Mishra to three years in jail in the mega chit fund scam. Mishra had pleaded guilty to duping investors of their...

Taming Violators: Speed Cams To Be Installed In Odisha Capital Soon

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) has decided to put up speed-detecting cameras at important places across the city. The speed limits for the selected 18 places will be determined and displayed on boards on the road. Speed violators...

Govt to start finishing school for engineering graduates

Bhubaneswar: To improve employability of engineering students, the state government has started a specialized and dedicated programme under the banner of ‘Finishing School’. International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar, has carried forward the programme by setting up the school...

CM reviews Rayagada flood situation, supplies rushed to affected areas

Bhubaneswar: With flood situation in Kalyansinghpur and nearby areas of Rayagada district turning grim, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday instructed the officials to take up prompt rescue measures and ensure safety of people. After reviewing the flood situation at...

Tight Security Put In Place For Modi’s Odisha Visit On Monday

Bhubaneswar: The State Police has made elaborate security arrangements for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the city on Monday. IG, Central Range, Soumendra Priyadarshi told the media that a total of 45 platoons of the armed police force would...

IIT sexual harassment row: PhD scholar seeks CM’s intervention

Bhubaneswar: The PhD scholar, who had brought sexual harassment charges against a senior professor of IIT-Bhubaneswar, submitted a memorandum addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas here on Saturday, seeking his immediate intervention in the matter. Earlier in...
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National Handloom Expo Opens In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The national handloom expo kicked off at IDCO Exhibition Ground, Unit-III here on Monday. Inaugurating the exhibition organised by the Odisha State Handloom Weavers’ Cooperative Society Limited, Governor Dr SC Jamir said, “The exhibition provides a platform for the weavers to sell their...

Police bust sex racket in state capital

Bhubaneswar: The twin cities commissionerate police busted a sex racket operating from a rented house at Lingaraj station road in the state capital here on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the house and rescued three girls, besides...

Five test positive for swine flu in city

Bhubaneswar: Swine flu has reared its ugly head again with five persons testing positive for the avian influenza in the state capital. According to sources, four among the H1N1 infected persons are women. They were admitted to the isolation ward...

Haj House to be established in state capital: CM

Bhubaneswar: The state government has decided to establish Haj House at Pokhariput in the state capital, chief minister Naveen Patnaik said here on Thursday. The chief minister said land for the purpose has already been identified. “A total of 100...
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Dense Fog Proves Fatal For Truck Driver In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A driver died on the spot in a road accident, on the outskirts of the city, on Tuesday morning. According to sources, a truck...