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Odisha chit fund scam: CBI quizzes DSP Panda face to face with  Alok Jena

Odisha chit fund scam: CBI quizzes DSP Panda face to face with Alok Jena

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Dec 19: DSP Pramod Panda appeared before the CBI for questioning in connection with the Odisha chit fund scam this afternoon. This was…

BJP slams Odisha govt decision to cancel DQ allotments, says it is a bid to hoodwink people

BJP slams Odisha govt decision to cancel DQ allotments, says it is a bid to hoodwink people

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Dec 19: The BJP today pooh-poohed the Odisha government’s decision to cancel all allotments of land, houses and flats under the discretionaty quota…





STATE

Odisha CM reviews State Policy for Girls and Women

Odisha CM reviews State Policy for Girls and Women

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Dec 19: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed the progress and implementation of the ‘State Policy for Girls and Women-2014’ at a…

Odisha announces reward for rushing accident victims to hospitals

Odisha announces reward for rushing accident victims to hospitals

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Dec 19: The transport department of Odisha government has announced monetary reward to Good Samaritans who carry accident victims to hospitals. Transport commissioner…

Odisha labourer death: wife confirms rape, torture

Odisha labourer death: wife confirms rape, torture

Odisha Sun Times Bureau: Sonepur, Dec 19: ‘‘I was raped and my husband was murdered after abduction,’’ Kumari, deceased labourer Bibeka Chinda’s widow, revealed in her explosive statement…

Odisha poet Gopal Krushna Rath to get Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Dec 19: Eminent poet of Odisha, Gopal Krushna Rath would be conferred with the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2014. Rath…

CRIME

Man injured in firing as miscreants loot ornaments from wife in Odisha

Man injured in firing as miscreants loot ornaments from wife in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Koraput, Dec 19: A man was seriously injured after being shot at by three miscreants who looted…

Contractor fired at, injured in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur town

Contractor fired at, injured in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur town

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Jagatsinghpur, Dec 19: Two unidentified youths fired at a contractor at Alipingal bazaar in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpurtown  today…

CITY

Despite lifting of curbs by WB, potato prices remain high in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Dec 18: Potato prices continue to remain very high at Rs 25 per kilo in Odisha retail market, even though the price…

FORUM

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MISCELLANY

Odisha announces reward for rushing accident victims to hospitals

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Dec 19: The transport department of Odisha government has announced monetary reward to Good Samaritans who carry accident victims to hospitals. Transport…

HEALTH

Blood groups A, B, AB at higher diabetes risk

London, Dec 19: Compared to individuals with blood type O, women with blood groups A, B and AB are at higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes,…

SCI TECH

NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler finds new exoplanet

Washington, Dec 19: NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has made a comeback with the discovery of the first exoplanet found using its new K2 mission. The new exoplanet…

BLOG

RD Women’s College: Inspired by the Ideals of Rama Devi

By Manas Behera* Rama Devi Women’s College is celebrating its golden jubilee this year. It is a matter of great pride for the college that the Hon’ble…

ART & CULTURE

Ancient dental plaque reveals Easter Islanders’ diet

Wellington, Dec 16: A University of Otago research team from New Zealand analysing dental calculus (hardened plaque) from ancient teeth is helping resolve the question of what…

ENVIRONMENT

Ancient earth may have fetched water from beneath

Washington, Dec 18: Did our planet make its own water through geologic processes or did it come to us via icy comets from the far reaches of…