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Three BJP Leaders Summoned Over Fake Intel Report On Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has summoned three BJP leaders over the circulation of a fake "Intel report", which purportedly suggests declining support for Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Hinjili Assembly seat. The Opposition BJP had used the “Intel report” to...

Ex-Dhenkanal MLA Nabin Nanda Joins Congress

Bhubaneswar: Former Dhenkanal MLA Nabin Nanda formally joined the Congress on Wednesday. The former BJD leader joined the party in presence of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik at the Congress Bhawan here. Speaking on the occasion, Niranjan said...

BJP Fishing For Dissidents, Says BJD On Candidate List Delay

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD on Wednesday criticised the BJP over delay in announcement of its candidates' list for the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, even saying that they were looking for dissidents from other parties. "The saffron party is yet...

Odisha Man Gets 10 Years In Jail For Raping Minor Twice

Phulbani: A special POCSO court on Tuesday sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for the rape of minor girl in Phulbani. Sources said that Sribastha Diggal of Manikeswari area under Raikia police limits of Kandhamal district kidnapped a...

Naveen Files Nomination For Hinjili Constituency

Bhubaneswar/Chhatrapur: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Hinjili Assembly seat at the office of the sub-collector (also called as Returning Officer) at Chhatrapur in Ganjam district. The Chief Minister left Naveen...

Temp Likely To Cross 40-Degrees Mark In Odisha After March 22

Bhubaneswar: Most parts of Odisha will experience a gradual rise in temperature in the next 48 after March 22, said the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, in a release on Wednesday. The release said that under the influence of a cyclonic...

Will He, Will He Not? Dharmendra Caught In Poll Test Dilemma

Bhubaneswar: Will Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan contest the upcoming elections? This question is doing the rounds in political circles here even as BJP ticket aspirants are waiting with bated breath for the saffron party to declare its candidates for...

On Pakhala Dibas, Find Out More About ‘Kansa Bela’

Bhubaneswar: Pakhala Dibas on March 20 every year heralds the onset of summer in Odisha. The reason for the choice of the date is that the equinox occurs on that day. Another reason is to popularise Odia food. Pakhala...

OUAT VC, SN Pasupalak Resigns

Bhubaneswar: Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) Vice Chancellor Surendra Nath Pasupalak resigned from his post on Tuesday. He sent his resignation to the Chancellor and Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal by post. In February, Pasupalak was sent on leave over...

Survey Predicts 18/21 For BJD In Lok Sabha This Time

Bhubaneswar: The BJD is projected to win 18 out of the state’s 21 Lok Sabha seats, according to a survey conducted by The Quint. The survey also says the BJD could secure around 50 per cent of votes in the...
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‘Chuddies’ Make It To The Oxford English Dictionary

London: 'Chuddies' (Hindi for underpants) has found recognition in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) in its latest edition. It has become the latest Indian word...