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Western Odisha HC Bench Issue Stalls Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday following an uproar by the Congress members over the issue of a permanent High Court bench in Western Odisha. Raising the issue during zero hour, Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Narasingha Mishra...

Rituals Rescheduled In Jagannath Temple For Lunar Eclipse

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has rescheduled the rituals of the Lords in view of the lunar eclipse  on Tuesday. The timing of the rituals are as follows: Dwara Phita-6 am Bhitara Sodha-6.30 am Mangala Alati-7 am Abakasha Puja-8.30 am Dwarapala Puja-9 am Gopala...

Tigress Sundari’s Release Into Wild Uncertain

Bhubaneswar: The prospect of releasing tigress Sundari, kept in an enclosure in the core area of Satkosia sanctuary in Odisha’s Angul district, into the wild appears uncertain. The state forest department and the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) have confirmed...

Fuel Prices Up By Over Rs 2 After Cess Hike In Budget

Petrol prices shot up by Rs 2.50/litre and diesel prices by Rs 2.30/litre within hours of the Union Budget announcing a hike in cess on auto fuel prices. Presenting the Union Budget on Friday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had...

Will Cyclone ‘Fani’ Fan Trouble For Odisha?

A red alert has been issued in Tamil Nadu for April 30 and May 1 as a major cyclone, Fani, is likely to hit the northen coast of the state over the next two days. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on...

Sexual Harassment Slur On CJI, SC Special Hearing On

New Delhi: A special bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi was constituted on Saturday to hear a “matter of great public importance” after a 35-year-old junior court assistant at the Supreme Court of India wrote...
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Fisherman’s Death In Firing: Need To Strike A Balance Between Conservation & Human Survival

Bhubaneswar: The death of a fisherman in the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary on Friday night after being shot by a Coast Guard patrol has put the focus back on the vexed issue of conflict between turtle conservation and human survival. Going by newspaper reports, the fisherman, identified as...

Odia TV Actress Nikita Falls Off Terrace, Dies

Cuttack: Popular Odia teleserial artist Laxmipriya Behera aka Nikita died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here on Saturday afternoon. According to sources, Nitaka had sustained head injuries after falling off the terrace of her house at Mahanadi Vihar...

Chilika Shelduck Folk Carnival Begins Today

Bhubaneswar: Chilika has always been a major attraction for people of Odisha and those staying outside the state. What makes December exciting is 'shelduck carnival', beginning Friday. The shelduck folk carnival, bringing myriad folk dance and art forms together, is...

The Sweat & The Smile As ‘Olly’ Bares All With Hockey WC Coming To...

Bhubaneswar: One of the major attractions at Kalinga Stadium during Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup concluding today, was the happy and huge 'Olly '- the official mascot of the event. With a bright smile and jolly moves, Olly has been...

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Odisha Governor To Inaugurate Commonwealth TT Championship

Cuttack: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal will inaugurate the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in the Millennium City on Wednesday. The five-day...
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