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ECoR to run Exam Special train to Secunderabad for Odisha RRC candidates in Nov

ECoR to run Exam Special train to Secunderabad for Odisha RRC candidates in Nov

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: East Coast Railway (ECoR) will run five ‘Exam Special’trains between Bhubaneswar and Secunderabad in November for candidates from Odisha going to appear…

Police can now act on mining theft in 3 coal bearing districts of Odisha

Police can now act on mining theft in 3 coal bearing districts of Odisha

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: The Odisha government has empowered police personnel to detect mines related cases in the coal bearing districts of the state. The…

Iron ore production cap in Odisha stays at 57 MT for 2014-15

Iron ore production cap in Odisha stays at 57 MT for 2014-15

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: The Odisha government today decided to decided to cap iron ore production in the state for 2014-15 at last year’s level of…

Surya Prasad Mishra appointed as new Advocate General of Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: The Odisha government today issued a notification appointing Surya Prasad Mishra as the new Advocate General of the state. The notification…

Four students drown in Barang-Puri main canal in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: In a tragic incident, four high school students were swept away this afternoon while they were bathing in the Barang-Puri main…

Odisha HC fails to hear bail plea of ex-govt pleader for second time

Odisha HC fails to hear bail plea of ex-govt pleader for second time

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Cuttack, Oct 21: The Odisha High Court for the second time could not take up hearing on the anticipatory bail plea of former additional…

Odisha couple killed on suspicion of practicing sorcery

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Keonjhar, Oct 21: In the second incident of its kind in the  district in the last one mont, the hacked bodies of a couple…

Odisha signs MoU with ITDC for light and sound shows at four heritage sites

Odisha signs MoU with ITDC for light and sound shows at four heritage sites

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: The Odisha government today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) for introduction of light…

Varsity status to CET, IGIT: Odisha govt forms four-member committee

Varsity status to CET, IGIT: Odisha govt forms four-member committee

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: The Technical Education department of the Odisha government has formed a four-member committee to accord university status to the College of…

INDIA & BEYOND

Walsh quits as Indian hockey chief coach

Walsh quits as Indian hockey chief coach

New Delhi, Oct 21 : Terry Walsh, who guided the Indian men’s hockey team to…

Karnataka HC clears Yeddyurappa’s prosecution in land deals

Karnataka HC clears Yeddyurappa’s prosecution in land deals

Bangalore, Oct 21 : The Karnataka High Court Tuesday allowed the prosecution of BJP national…

BJP defers government formation in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Oct 21: The Bharatiya Janata Party appears in no hurry to form the next…

India closely monitoring IS, Al Qaeda activities: NSA

India closely monitoring IS, Al Qaeda activities: NSA

New Delhi, Oct 21: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, in his very first public interaction,…

BCCI to write to ICC about WICB’s conduct

BCCI to write to ICC about WICB’s conduct

Hyderabad, Oct 21: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will write to…

Dhoni rested, Kohli to lead India

Dhoni rested, Kohli to lead India

Hyderabad, Oct 21: Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was rested for the first three…

West Indies players to play in IPL

West Indies players to play in IPL

Hyderabad, Oct 21 : Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Ranjib Biswal said Tuesday that despite…

NASA designing ‘flying firefighters’

NASA designing ‘flying firefighters’

New York, Oct 21 : The US space agency is developing drones that will not…

BJP’s first CM in Haryana M.L. Khattar – a no-nonsense man

BJP’s first CM in Haryana M.L. Khattar – a no-nonsense man

Chandigarh, Oct 21 : In Haryana’s political arena, the name of BJP’s Manohar Lal Khattar,…

Pistorius given 5-year imprisonment for girlfriend’s death

Pistorius given 5-year imprisonment for girlfriend’s death

Pretoria, Oct 21 : South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was Tuesday sentenced by a Pretoria…

‘Modi’ rules cracker business in Bihar

‘Modi’ rules cracker business in Bihar

Patna, Oct 21 : Modi rocket, Modi chakri, Modi bomb, Modi phuljhari (sparklers) – firecrackers…

ECONOMY

Samsung, Airtel launch integrated digital TV in India

New Delhi, Oct 21: Airtel digital TV and Samsung Tuesday announced their partnership to launch integrated digital TV (iDTV) in India. “We at Airtel digital TV are always…

Sensex closes 146 points up; bank stocks gain

Sensex closes 146 points up; bank stocks gain

Mumbai, Oct 21 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Tuesday’s trade up 146 points (provisional) or 0.55 percent as banks, capital goods and metals stocks…

Jewellers expect better business this Dhanteras

Jewellers expect better business this Dhanteras

New Delhi/ Chennai/ Mumbai, Oct 21 : It is Dhanteras time again and Indians are ready to splurge on gold. The jewellers expect sales to be 15-20 percent…

Good karma earns Satya Nadella $11.6 mn in 2014

Good karma earns Satya Nadella $11.6 mn in 2014

Washington, Oct 21: Microsoft’s Indian-American CEO Satya Nadella, who stirred a controversy by his remarks that women should trust their karma for pay raises, himself earned $11.6 million…

India showcases IPL as driver of economic development

India showcases IPL as driver of economic development

By Arul Louis United Nations, Oct 21: The success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in cricket embodies the emergence of sports as a global industry that promotes…

Sensex up 56 points; metal stocks gain

Sensex up 56 points; metal stocks gain

Mumbai, Oct 21: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading 55.77 points or 0.21 percent up as metal stocks gained. Good buying was observed in…

STATE

‘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…

Odisha’s SOA varsity to conduct national quiz event on Oct 26

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: SOA QuizWiz, one of the biggest national-level quiz events for college students across the…

Odisha-based CLAP urges govt, NGOs to join hands for ECCE implementation

Odisha-based CLAP urges govt, NGOs to join hands for ECCE implementation

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: There is a need for strong commitment of both the government and civil society…

Odisha govt’s excise revenue collection Rs 1,035 cr till August

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Oct 20: The Odisha government has collected Rs 1,035.41 crore excise revenue by August this year.…

Niranjan Patnaik condoles senior Cong leader Laxman Mallick’s death

Niranjan Patnaik condoles senior Cong leader Laxman Mallick’s death

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 20: Former Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik has expressed his deepest condolence over the…