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Two arrested for Odisha forester’s murder

Two arrested for Odisha forester’s murder

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bargarh, Oct 22: Melchamunda police in Odisha’s Bargarh district has arrested two accused in the shocking incident of fleeing timber mafia crushing a forester…

Probe panel submits report on drowning of four Odisha school students

Probe panel submits report on drowning of four Odisha school students

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: The inquiry committee formed by Khordha district administration to probe the circumstances leading to the tragic drowning to death of four…

Odisha govt effects major reshuffle in top IPS cadre

Odisha govt effects major reshuffle in top IPS cadre

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: The Odisha government today effected a massive reshuffle in the top IPS cadre. According to a Home department notification, 1988 batch…

12-member highway robbers’ gang arrested in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Keonjhar, Oct 22: Days after a 10-member gang of highways robbers was arrested by Angul police, another 12-member gang was arrested by the police…

Odisha to urge Railways to complete projects ahead of Nabakalebara

Odisha to urge Railways to complete projects ahead of Nabakalebara

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: The Odisha government will urge the Union Railway ministry to ensure timely completion of ongoing rail projects ahead of the Nabakalebara…

Odisha signs MoU with NSC to raise potato seed production in state

Odisha signs MoU with NSC to raise potato seed production in state

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: The Agriculture department of Odisha government today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Seeds Corporation (NSC) for production of…

Acute drinking water crisis in Hudhud-hit areas of Odisha’s Koraput district

Acute drinking water crisis in Hudhud-hit areas of Odisha’s Koraput district

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Koraput, Oct 22: With power supply yet to be restored to most of the water supply stations in the areas hit by Cyclone Hudhud,…

Hefty Diwali bonanza for Odisha contractual doctors

Hefty Diwali bonanza for Odisha contractual doctors

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: The Odisha government today announced a Diwali bonanza for all assistant surgeons and specialists and medical college teachers appointed on contract…

Ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh each to families of drowned Odisha school students

Ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh each to families of drowned Odisha school students

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex gratia of Rs one lakh  from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF)…

INDIA & BEYOND

Modi’s second radio address on Nov 2

Modi’s second radio address on Nov 2

New Delhi, Oct 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second round of “Mann Ki Baat”…

Two Indian-American cardiologists to pay $380,000 for fraud

Washington, Oct 22 : Two Indian-American cardiologists have agreed to pay $380,000 to resolve allegations…

Indian-origin student named America’s Top Young Scientist

Indian-origin student named America’s Top Young Scientist

Washington, Oct 22 : Sahil Doshi, a 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the 2014 Discovery…

Jealousies, division threatening Church: Pope Francis

Jealousies, division threatening Church: Pope Francis

Vatican City, Oct 22 : Pope Francis warned Wednesday that jealousies and divisions may shatter…

Chandrababu asks Telangana to abide by rules

Chandrababu asks Telangana to abide by rules

Hyderabad, Oct 22 : Amid growing tension with Telangana over electricity generation, Andhra Pradesh Chief…

CBI arrests Railway Board official in bribe case

CBI arrests Railway Board official in bribe case

New Delhi, Oct 22 : A senior Railway Board official was arrested by the CBI…

Minor problem stalls Kudankulam, no safety issues: Expert

Minor problem stalls Kudankulam, no safety issues: Expert

New Delhi, Oct 22 : The first unit of the Russian built Kudankulam nuclear plant,…

Can’t reveal names of legitimate account holders in foreign banks: Jaitley

Can’t reveal names of legitimate account holders in foreign banks: Jaitley

New Delhi, Oct 22 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday said the government cannot reveal…

Shooting inside Canadian parliament

Toronto, Oct 22: Gunshots were fired inside the Canadian parliament in capital Ottawa Wednesday, a…

Don’t have power to intervene in India- West Indies dispute: ICC

Don’t have power to intervene in India- West Indies dispute: ICC

Dubai, Oct 22: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday admitted it “does not have the…

Bengal blast: NIA custody of one extended, two sent to judicial remand

Bengal blast: NIA custody of one extended, two sent to judicial remand

Kolkata, Oct 22 : A city court Wednesday sent Hasem Molla to the NIA’s custody…

ECONOMY

Tata Steel to be associate sponsor for Hockey Champions Trophy in Odisha

Tata Steel to be associate sponsor for Hockey Champions Trophy in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubanewswar, Oct 22:O Tata Steel would be the associate sponsor for the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in…

Sensex closes 212 points up; auto stocks rally

Sensex closes 212 points up; auto stocks rally

Mumbai, Oct 22 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Wednesday’s trade up 211.58 points (provisional) or 0.80 percent as auto stocks surged. All the sectors…

HCL Tech inks IT infra deal with De Beers

HCL Tech inks IT infra deal with De Beers

New Delhi, Oct 22 : IT services provider HCL Technologies Wednesday announced that the company has signed an IT Infrastructure transformation contract with the De Beers Group of…

India’s Exim Bank support for Senegal’s rice sufficiency project

India’s Exim Bank support for Senegal’s rice sufficiency project

Dakar (Senegal), Oct 22 : The Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has offered Senegal $62.95 million through letters of credit (LoCs) to support a rice self-sufficiency…

Sensex surges 215 points; auto stocks gain

Sensex surges 215 points; auto stocks gain

Mumbai, Oct 22 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 215.28 points or 0.81 percent up as auto stocks gained. Almost all the sectors…

India marks 50 years of ITEC development aid programme

India marks 50 years of ITEC development aid programme

New Delhi, Oct 22 : India celebrated 50 years of a unique initiative — of sharing its developmental experience gained since its independence — with other nations in…

STATE

Odisha-based SOA varsity organises seminar on tropical cyclone

Odisha-based SOA varsity organises seminar on tropical cyclone

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: In the context of ever-increasing number of cyclones and their disastrous impact in coastal…

86% target achieved in health insurance coverage under BKKY in Odisha

86% target achieved in health insurance coverage under BKKY in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: In a significant achievement, Odisha has been able to cover more than 86% of…

HBC celebrates Diwali with slum children in Odisha capital

HBC celebrates Diwali with slum children in Odisha capital

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: On the eve of Diwali, Humara Bachpan Campaign (HBC), a national campaign for safe and healthy…

Tension in Odisha’s Rayagada town after college student’s death in accident

Tension in Odisha’s Rayagada town after college student’s death in accident

Reported by Ranjan Rath Rayagada, Oct 21:   Tension ran high following the death of a  girl student of a local…

‘Miss Odisha 2014′ Cuttack audition on Oct 26

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Cuttack, Oct 21: Auditions for short listing contestants from Cuttack for the ‘Miss Odisha, 2014′ contest organized…