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Wasn’t aware of mobile ban in Lingaraja Temple: Raveena Tandon

Wasn’t aware of mobile ban in Lingaraja Temple: Raveena Tandon. Raveena Tandon, who has landed in a legal trouble after an FIR was registered against her for allegedly shooting an advertisement in the ‘No Camera Zone’ inside Odisha’s Lingaraja Temple, on Wednesday quashed the allegations brought against her. The 43-year-old actress told ANI, “It was no agency or advertisement.

Gill hits ton as Punjab beats Karnataka in thriller

Gill hits ton as Punjab beats Karnataka in thriller

Punjab beats Karnataka: A superb ton by Test batsman K L Rahul (107) went in vain as Karnataka went down by four runs to Punjab today in the Vijay Hazare Trophy Group ‘A’ league here. Earlier, Punjab,riding on under-19 World Cup star Shubman Gill’s brilliant unbeaten knock of 123 made 269 for 3 in 42 overs

Rock Python Ganjam People for Animals Digapahandi Forest range

9-feet-long Rock python spotted in Odisha village Berhampur

A  9-feet-long rock python, weighing around 12 kg, was spotted at a village in Ganjam district of district.Activists of animal welfare organisation, ‘People for Animals’, along with forest personnel led by range officer of Digapahandi forest range. A Madhabilata, rescued the reptile from a threshing yard at Odasingi village yesterday, a forest official said. The reptile

India Vs Sri Lanka T20 match today in Cuttack, Odisha

India Vs Sri Lanka T20 match today in Cuttack, Odisha

India Vs Sri Lanka T20 match: With the likes of Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan rested, the Indian cricket team’s bench strength will be tested in the 1st T20 series against Sri Lanka, starting today in Cuttack at Barabati Stadium will start at 7:00 pm.After India bounced back in Mohali, Sri Lanka had their

Water level in 91 major reservoirs dips

New Delhi, Dec 2, The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country has gone down to 62 per cent of their total storage capacity from 64 per cent last week, according to an official statement. As of November 23, the water storage in the reservoirs was 101.77 billion cubic metres (BCM). It has now

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Gang of 3 busted for duping bank customers of Rs 5.5 lakhs

Duping bank customers: Police have busted the gang that defrauded her of over Rs 9,700, and found that it swindled many others as well, in all of Rs 5.5 lakh. The woman’s complaint was instrumental in the arrest of Jharkhand residents Buddeshwar Murmu (23), Pinto Das and Mukesh Mandal (20), who were part of the gang.

Rajnath to chair 12th standing committee meet on Saturday

New Delhi, Nov 24, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 12th Standing Committee meeting of the Inter-State Council (ISC) here on Saturday to discuss the recommendations of the Punchhi Commission on Centre-state relations, a Home Ministry statement said. Those taking part in the meeting are External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance and Corporate

Odisha: 14 bogies of goods train derails in Jagatsinghpur

14 bogies of goods train derails: In the second accident of the day, At least 14 bogies of a coal laden goods train derailed near Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, on Friday morning. The incident occurred at 5:55 am, near Gauli station here. No casualties were reported. The Indian Railways informed that restoration of affected line is expected

Govt gets 141 proposals for UDAN flight, chopper services

Govt gets 141 proposals for UDAN flight, chopper services

Govt gets 141 proposals UDAN flight: The government said it has received as many as 141 initial proposals for operating flight and helicopter services on 502 routes, including to Haridwar, Srinagar and Tirupati, under the second bidding round of regional air connectivity scheme. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the second round of bidding

It’s official: Rasgulla is from Bengal, not Odisha

The soft white mithai doused in a sugary syrup might leave a bitter aftertaste for some. West Bengal has finally won the battle for the Geographical Indication or GI tag for rasgulla, (or rosogolla, if you’re Bengali), leaving the other contender Odisha. A favourite almost all over India, the rasgulla has been at the centre

Odisha Minister's bag stolen from train

Odisha Minister’s bag stolen from train

Odisha Minister’s bag stolen from train: Bhubaneswar, Odisha Minister Usha Devi’s vanity case containing Rs 25,000 in cash, a mobile phone, ID card and other valuables was allegedly stolen by miscreants on board an express train, said police on Saturday. The Skill Development and Technical Education Minister’s handbag was allegedly stolen while she was travelling in

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Elephants go on rampage in Odisha’s Sundargarh district

Rourkela, Nov 5, Elephants go on rampage in Odisha’s Sundargarh district : A herd of wild elephants has damaged the boundary walls of a police station and a primary school and ransacked the kitchen of a CRPF camp in Odisha’s Sundargarh district, police said today.The incident occurred when forest officials and local people were trying to

Odisha biz delegation to visit Japan, Thailand

Odisha biz delegation to visit Japan, Thailand

Odisha biz delegation visit Japan Thailand: Mumbai, To attract investment in sectors like tourism, chemicals, plastics and petrochemicals, a delegation from Odisha will be on a six-day visit to Japan and Thailand from tomorrow.The delegation, led by the state’s finance minister, Shashi Bhusan Behera, will include senior government officials and members of the business community, a

Odisha gears up for nesting season of Olive Ridley turtles

Odisha gears up for nesting season of Olive Ridley turtles

Odisha gears nesting season Olive Ridley turtles Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 With the season for mass nesting of Olive Ridley sea turtles approaching, the Odisha government has geared up to ensure safety of the endangered species.The preparations for safe nesting of the rare marine species have been reviewed by the government officials and the departments of

Maoists kill tribal man

Maoists kill tribal man suspecting him to be police informer

Malkangiri (Odisha), Oct 7, Maoists kill tribal man : Maoists killed a tribal man at a remote village in Malkangiri district suspecting him to be a police informer. Around 20 armed ultras stormed into Kurub village late last night and dragged Dambaru Nayak out of his house before killing him, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Jagmohan Meena

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2 mowed down by train in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 1, 2 mowed down by train in Odisha. Two members of a family today were run over by an express train in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar when they were crossing the tracks, Government Railway Police (GRP) said.A 50-year-old woman and her two-year-old granddaughter were mowed down by an express train while they were

Effect of Ujjwala, 6000 new gas agencies will open in the country

Effect of Ujjwala, 6000 new gas agencies will open in the country

Effect of Ujjwala, 6000 new gas agencies will open in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promoted Dharmendra Pradhan as the cabinet minister for the success of the Ujjwala plan.   Here, the Ministry of Petroleum has also started preparations to start more than 6000 new gas agencies across the country. About 99% of

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9 die in lightning strikes in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, lightning strikes: 9 die, six injured in Odisha. At least nine persons died and six others injured as lightning struck them in various districts as rains lashed most parts of Odisha.Two lighting deaths took place in Sundergarh district, while one person each died in the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Kendrapara, Keonjhar and Jajpur,

Real life Shravan Kumar: Tribal man carries parents on shoulders for justice

In a unique move, a tribal youth, seeking justice for an alleged fake case against him, carried his flimsy old parents on his shoulders and walked for about forty kilometers. Hailing from a village Moroda in Odisha’s district of Mayurbhanj, Kartik Singh has claimed that the Moroda Police lodged a “fake” FIR against him and

Swine flu toll rises to 17 in Odisha

Swine flu toll rises to 17 in Odisha. Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 The Swine flu death toll in Odisha increased to 17 with a woman succumbing to the H1N1 virus at the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack today. With this, the SCB medical college hospital recorded four swine flu deaths, said Manoranjan Patnaik, nodal officer

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