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Srikant’s Expulsion Proves Odisha Congress’ ‘Nexus’ With Mining Mafia: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The state BJP on Sunday said that expulsion of Srikant Jena exemplifies the allegation of close nexus of Odisha Congress with mining mafia. “Niranjan and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik have a deal with the mining mafia. A non-Odia mining...

No Consistency In Srikant Jena’s Statements: BJD

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD on Sunday refuted expelled Congress leader Srikant Jena's allegation about tacit understanding between Naveen Patnaik and Rahul Gandhi in Odisha. Talking to mediapersons here, BJD spokesperson Pratap Deb said that there is no truth in his...

ECoR Orders Safety Audit Of All Level Crossings

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of Puri level crossing incident, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to undertake a safety drive for level crossings under its jurisdiction. General Manager Purnendu Sekhar Mishra has ordered a complete check-up of the system to avoid...

Two Students Drown In Sea At Puri’s Astarang

Konark: Two students of a private engineering college died after they drowned in the sea at Astarang in Odisha’s Puri district on Sunday afternoon. According to sources, six students of Silicon Engineering College in Bhubaneswar had gone for a picnic...

Rahul Has Tacit Alliance With Naveen: Srikant Jena

Bhubaneswar: Hours after his expulsion from the party, former Union minister Srikant Jena on Sunday came down heavily on Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, claiming that there was a covert understanding between...
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Super Blood Wolf Moon: Rare Total Lunar Eclipse To Turn Sky Red Tonight

Bhubaneswar: Skywatchers are gearing up for the total lunar eclipse on the intervening night of January 20 and 21. Also called by some as Super Blood Wolf Moon, the Earth's natural satellite adorns a striking shade of red during the...

Bhubaneswar Airport Granted e-Visa Facility

Bhubaneswar: In a development which would give a big boost to international tourist arrivals to Odisha, the Biju Patnaik International Airport here has been granted the much-awaited e-visa facility. The e-visa counter has also started operating at the airport...

Love Gone Sour! Woman Found ‘Murdered’ In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Lingaraj Police found a woman lying in a pool of blood inside a room of a house at lane no-5 of Gouri Nagar in the city early on Sunday. According to police sources, preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased,...

Srikant Jena & Krushna Sagaria Expelled From Congress

Bhubaneswar: With party leaders quitting the party at regular interval, the Odisha Congress seems to have gone into damage control mode. The state unit of Congress on Saturday expelled former Union Minister Srikant Jena and ex-MLA of Koraput Krushna Chandra Sagaria...

Badri-Niranjan Spat Hots Up 

Bhubaneswar: With the Assembly elections in Odisha round the corner, the war of words between BJD leader Badri Narayan Patra and his arch-rival and Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik has reached a new high. Briefing the media...
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8 Killed As Mini-Truck Falls Off Poiguda Ghat In Kandhamal

Baliguda: Eight people were killed and more than 35 seriously injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling fell off the Poiguda ghat...