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Two Years Of Demonetization – Impact Untoward Or Positive?

Bhubaneswar: As the country sees two years of 'Demonetisation', or 'Notebandi', social media is abuzz with posts, agitated messages and support, too. While Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said 'DeMo' targeted black money outside India and was a step towards...

Demystifying The October Cyclone Jinx

Bhubaneswar: It is quite uncanny that Odisha has been witnessing cyclones in the month of October consistently since 2013. Before that, the Super cyclone occurred in 1999, that too in October. It seems as if cyclone has become an...

Why So Few Girls In Students’ Union Polls In Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: Amid the chaos that the male-dominated campaigns have created, girls in different colleges and universities across Odisha are barely feeling safe. However, Shovna Sethi and couple other girls of Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar (BJB) college, are eager to shatter...

Rainbow Flag Unfurling Finally!

Bhubaneswar: On September 1, the city poured out in support of the LGBTQIA Community and joined the Pride Parade with rainbow coloured flags and placards demanding justice for them. Within a week, the Supreme Court on Thursday passed the historical judgment declaring...

Tax-Free Wings: Odisha CM & Activists Hail Decision To Exempt Sanitary Napkins From GST

Bhubaneswar: Applauding the Centre's decision to exempt sanitary napkins from Good and Services Tax (GST), Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik on Sunday tweeted that the step will benefit 'Khushi' programme that was launched in Odisha in February this year. Exemption of...

This Century’s Longest Total Lunar Eclipse on July 27; Know More

Bhubaneswar: It will be a sight to behold on July 27, when the moon will turn blood red as the Earth will cast its shadow on the moon. This eclipse will be 21st century's longest total lunar eclipse that will...

Odisha LGBTQ Community Calls For Equal Human Rights & Dignity

Bhubaneswar: “Nature stands above law and if the sexual orientation of a person, which is completely natural, is questioned and rebuked, how can the nation function in this uproarious imbalance?” asks 22-year-old Ruble Roy Chowdhury, who belongs to the...

Dutee Chand: Acing Up Her Performance For Asian Games

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's ace sprinter Dutee Chand recently scorched the tracks and bettered her own record by clocking 11.29 seconds in the 100m race at the 58th National Inter-state Senior Athletics Championships in Guwahati, Assam. She has qualified for the Asian...
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Odisha Aghast Over Unscheduled Power Cuts

Bhubaneswar: Even as resentment is brewing among the people across Odisha over frequent and unscheduled power cuts, no clarification has so far been issued either by the Energy department or the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC). Leave alone rural areas, even denizens...
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Special Ward For Destitute Patients Opened At SCB

Cuttack: The authorities of the SCB Medical College and Hospital here on Saturday announced opening of the special wards for the destitute. As informed by...