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Reliance loses Round One: ATE rejects interim plea against Odisha power regulator’s orders

Reliance loses Round One: ATE rejects interim plea against Odisha power regulator’s orders

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 22: The Appellate Tribunal on Electricity (ATE) Tuesday quashed two interim applications filed by the three distribution companies (discoms) controlled by Reliance Infrastructure…

Odisha reels under intense heat wave; Talcher hottest at 43.7

Odisha reels under intense heat wave; Talcher hottest at 43.7

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 21: Normal life was disrupted in Odisha as temperature went up further in almost all places of the state forcing people to…





STATE

Man killed in jumbo attack in Odisha

Man killed in jumbo attack in Odisha

Reported by Malay Ray Rourkela, Apr 21: The body of an old man, killed by a wild elephant on Sunday inside Kulkuta Khosda forest under Bonai forest range…

Odisha farmers dump potatoes in office to protest non-procurement

Odisha farmers dump potatoes in office to protest non-procurement

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Sambalpur, Apr 21: Peeved over the dilly-dallying of the officials, farmers in the western Odisha town of Sambalpur on Monday stacked around 30 quintals…

Fear of the goddess: No one sleeps on a cot in this Odisha village!

Fear of the goddess: No one sleeps on a cot in this Odisha village!

Reported by Simantika Nanda Deogarh, Apr 21: The villagers of Tipirisingha under Laimura panchayat in Maoist infested Deogarh district of Odisha still don’t use a cot to sleep…

Odisha seeks better connectivity to boost tourism

Odisha seeks better connectivity to boost tourism

New Delhi, April 21: Odisha’s Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda on Tuesday briefed union Minister of Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma about the tourism potential of the state…

CRIME

Man gets lifer for murder in Odisha

Man gets lifer for murder in Odisha

Reported by Malay Ray Rourkela, Apr 20: The court of Additional Sessions Judge (ADJ) of Bonai in Odisha’s Sundargarh district today…

AIIMS doctor sent to custody for wife’s suicide

AIIMS doctor sent to custody for wife’s suicide

New Delhi, April 20: A court here on Monday sent a doctor of AIIMS to a 14-day judicial custody following the…

CITY

Odisha’s SOA University mourns passing away of JB Patnaik

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 21: Classes in different institutions under the SOA University remained suspended on Tuesday following the demise of former Odisha chief minister…

FORUM

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MISCELLANY

Japanese train sets world speed record

Tokyo, April 21: A Japanese high-speed train broke its world speed record on Tuesday, clocking 603 kilometres per hour (374.69 miles per hour), after having set the…

HEALTH

Cure for hepatitis B could be in the offing

Sydney, April 21: A combination therapy of an antiviral drug and an anti-cancer drug has been found 100 percent successful in eliminating the hepatitis B virus (HBV)…

SCI TECH

Now receive direct messages from anyone on Twitter

New York, April 21: Now you can opt to receive direct messages from other users on Twitter even if you are not following them. Previously, in order…

BLOG

Has Rahul Gandhi shot himself in the foot?

By Amulya Ganguli*  Unlike the Biblical tale of a prodigal son, the return of a foot-loose family member may not be a cause of great joy to…

ART & CULTURE

Sudarshan daru to head for Odisha’s holy town Puri today

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Gadakuntunia/Kanakpur, Apr 21: While the daru of Lord Sudarshan, now cut into pieces, is all set to leave Gadakuntunia on the outskirts of Odisha’s…

ENVIRONMENT

World Bank programme to focus on air quality in India

Washington, April 21: A new World Bank administered programme, with an initial total allocation of around $45 million, will focus on air quality management in five major…