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Jayalalithaa announces Rs.50 lakh for weightlifter Sivalingam

Jayalalithaa announces Rs.50 lakh for weightlifter Sivalingam

Chennai, July 28 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday congratulated Satish Kumar Sivalingam for winning a gold medal in weightlifting in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow…

Early setback for India after England amass 569/7

Early setback for India after England amass 569/7

Southampton, July 28: Southampton, July 28 (IANS) Aggressive batting by Ian Bell (167) and debutant Jos Buttler (85) helped England reach an imposing first innings score of 569…

President greets nation on Eid

President greets nation on Eid

New Delhi, July 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee Monday extended his greetings to fellow citizens on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, which will be celebrated Tuesday. “On the auspicious…

Eid on Tuesday, says Fatehpuri Shahi Imam

Eid on Tuesday, says Fatehpuri Shahi Imam

New Delhi, July 28 :  Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, will be celebrated Tuesday, the Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri mosque announced…

Three killed as groups clash in another UP town

Lucknow, July 28 : Three people were killed and over a dozen injured Monday when a minor brawl turned ugly in Rampur town of Uttar Pradesh, police said.…

Court stays poll panel’s notice to Ashok Chavan

Court stays poll panel’s notice to Ashok Chavan

New Delhi, July 28 : The Delhi High Court Monday stayed the Election Commission’s show cause notice to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan asking him to explain…

Third Test: England declare first innings at 569/7

Third Test: England declare first innings at 569/7

Southampton, July 28 : England declared their first innings at 569 for seven on the second day of the third cricket Test against India at The Rose Bowl…

BIZ WORLD
China launches Microsoft probe

China launches Microsoft probe

Beijing, July 29 : China Monday launched an official investigation in the offices of Microsoft across the country for reasons not yet specified, media reports said. Investigators from…

SpiceJet directed to refund passengers

SpiceJet directed to refund passengers

New Delhi, July 28 : The aviation regulator Monday directed budget passenger airlines SpiceJet to immediately refund the passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight which was delayed for five…

Indian ports’ capacity to be doubled in five years: Gadkari

Indian ports’ capacity to be doubled in five years: Gadkari

Mumbai, July 28 : Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari Monday announced an ambitious plan to double the capacity of 12 major Indian ports from the current 800 million…

Nigerian airline suspends flights to Liberia over Ebola virus

Nigerian airline suspends flights to Liberia over Ebola virus

Lagos, July 28 : Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest commercial airline, is set to suspend operations to Monrovia in Liberia and Freetown in Sierra-Leone following the first Ebola virus…

Sensex plunges 135 points; metals stocks down

Sensex plunges 135 points; metals stocks down

Mumbai, July 28 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets plunged 135.52 points or 0.52 percent Monday as metal stocks dipped. Most of the stocks were trading…

Adani coal-rail project gets Australian govt’s nod

Adani coal-rail project gets Australian govt’s nod

Odisha Sun Times Business Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 28: The Australian Government has given environmental approval to Adani Mining’s $16.5 billion Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Infrastructure project in…

ODISHA LATEST

Court rejects Odisha Crime Branch plea to handcuff Sabyasachi

Court rejects Odisha Crime Branch plea to handcuff Sabyasachi

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Nayagarh, July 29: While fixing July 30 as the date for…

Assault on journalist: NHRC serves notice on Odisha government

Assault on journalist: NHRC serves notice on Odisha government

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 29: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued…

Mishra pooh-poohs Odisha govt claim on reducing poverty

Mishra pooh-poohs Odisha govt claim on reducing poverty

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, July 28: The Congress today ridiculed the Odisha Government’s claim…

White tigress gives birth to four cubs at Nandankanan zoo in Odisha

White tigress gives birth to four cubs at Nandankanan zoo in Odisha

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, July 28: In a happy development, Sneha, the elegant white…

Activist moves Odisha rights panel over Kanakdei suicide bid case

Activist moves Odisha rights panel over Kanakdei suicide bid case

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 28: Noted human rights activist and lawyer Prabir Kumar…

Chairpersons for four Odisha Assembly committees appointed

Chairpersons for four Odisha Assembly committees appointed

  Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 28: Speaker Niranjan Pujari today appointed chairpersons for…

Odisha govt served expired medicines to people, for years !

Odisha govt served expired medicines to people, for years !

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, July 28: It is hard to believe that a government…

Heavy rains lash Odisha, Koraput records season’s highest rainfall

Heavy rains lash Odisha, Koraput records season’s highest rainfall

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 28: Normal life was thrown out of gear in…

Odisha govt lied to Centre to win sanitation awards !

Odisha govt lied to Centre to win sanitation awards !

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, July 28: The BJD government in Odisha, which has been…

Did Odisha MPs use tainted mining contractor’s plane for Delhi trip ?

Did Odisha MPs use tainted mining contractor’s plane for Delhi trip ?

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, July 28: The opposition BJP on Monday demanded clarification from…

Heavy rain disrupts normal life in south Odisha

Heavy rain disrupts normal life in south Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Koraput, July 28: Road communication at several places in south Odisha…

Odisha Congress demands CBI probe into death of man in BJD MLA’s house

Odisha Congress demands CBI probe into death of man in BJD MLA’s house

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 28: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) today demanded a…

Ditched Odisha woman attempts immolation; rescued

Ditched Odisha woman attempts immolation; rescued

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, July 28: A 27-year-old distressed woman today tried to immolate…

Top Odisha Maoist Sabyasachi sent to jail after end of 10-day remand

Top Odisha Maoist Sabyasachi sent to jail after end of 10-day remand

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Brahmapur, July 28: Odisha’s top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was sent…

CRIME

Woman shot at in Gurgaon, house burgled

Gurgaon, July 28 : A 43-year-old woman, the wife of a tax official, was Monday shot at and valuables robbed from her house here, police said. Three motorbike-riding…

AAP activists arrested for defacing public property

New Delhi, July 28 : Four Aam Aadmi Party activists, who were pasting posters for an upcoming party rally here, were arrested Monday on the charge of defacing…

Police clueless in Badrinath priest murder case

Dehradun, July 28 : A day after the murder of a Badrinath shrine priest who was found dead in his residence late Saturday, the police remained clueless about…

Mother, son found dead at Delhi home

New Delhi, July 27 : The decomposed bodies of a 30-year-old woman and her seven-year-old son were found from their house here Sunday, police said. The bodies of…

Man dies in scuffle over parking

New Delhi, July 27 : A 57-year-old man man died Sunday morning in a clash with four neighbours over a parking issue, police here said. Rajender Bhatia got…

Rescued minor girl abducted from shelter home

Gurgaon, July 27 : A teenaged girl from West Bengal, who was rescued from traffickers last week, has been kidnapped from a shelter home here, police said Sunday.…

STATE

Irate students in Odisha capital lock college gate for two hours

Irate students in Odisha capital lock college gate for two hours

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, July 28: Irate students staying in Dr B R Ambedkar hostel of BJB Autonomous College in…

Treatment cost of Nabrangpur girl at SCB to be borne by Odisha govt

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Cuttack, July 28: Odisha minister for School and Mass Education Debi Prasad Mishra on Sunday visited Kanakdei…

Boat capsizes in Odisha lagoon, all passengers rescued

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Brahmagiri ( Puri) , July 27: Fifty persons including 25 Bol Bom devotees had a narrow escape…

CBI probe demanded into Odisha mining scam

CBI probe demanded into Odisha mining scam

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, July 26: Odisha Janaadhikar Parishad (OJP), a leading social organisation, today urged the Central Government to…

Kargil Vijay Diwas observed in Odisha capital

Kargil Vijay Diwas observed in Odisha capital

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, July 26: Two organisations based in the Odisha capital -‘Citizen 4 Forces’ and ‘Being Indian Foundation’…