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Odisha Assembly runs in absence of Opposition on last day

Odisha Assembly runs in absence of Opposition on last day

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 29: The Odisha assembly on Saturday conducted the Question Hour for the second day without opposition members in their benches as both…

Sarathi Baba’s Chela No-1 to be forwarded to court today

Sarathi Baba’s Chela No-1 to be forwarded to court today

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Cuttack/ Kendrapara, Aug 29: Close aide of disgraced self-styled godman Srimad Sarathi Dev, Sarat Patra, who was arrested by Odisha Crime Branch police on…



STATE

Snapdeal to sell Odisha hanlooms, handicrafts

Snapdeal to sell Odisha hanlooms, handicrafts

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 29: Leading e-commerce portal Snapdeal has teamed up with Odisha’s Utkalika and Boyanika to sell authentic handicraft to a wide range of customers…

OSBC defies Odisha HC order, recruits more contractual employees

OSBC defies Odisha HC order, recruits more contractual employees

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 29: Odisha State Beverage Corporation (OSBC) has gone against the High Court order to outsource jobs and have recruited more contractual employees.…

Construction work of Gurupriya bridge in Odisha’s Malkangiri resumes

Construction work of Gurupriya bridge in Odisha’s Malkangiri resumes

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Malkangiri, Aug 29: Maoists’ plans to stall the construction of the 910-metre bridge over the Gurupriya river near Balimela reservoir in Odisha’s Malkangiri district…

Trahi Achyuta ashram: A family run business

Trahi Achyuta ashram: A family run business

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 29: While the beleaguered self-proclaimed godman Srimad Sarathi Dev alias Santosh Roul was under siege followed by his arrest for his alleged…

CRIME

Odisha chit fund scam: CBI grills Indu Dewan, husband for second day

Odisha chit fund scam: CBI grills Indu Dewan, husband for second day

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Aug 28: For the second consecutive day, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today grilled Indu…

BDA official arrested for graft in Odisha capital

BDA official arrested for graft in Odisha capital

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Aug 28: A senior assistant of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) was today arrested on graft charges by…

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CITY

Snapdeal to sell Odisha hanlooms, handicrafts

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 29: Leading e-commerce portal Snapdeal has teamed up with Odisha’s Utkalika and Boyanika to sell authentic handicraft to a wide range of…

NABAKALEBARA SPL

The Carnival and the Hangover

By Charudutta Panigrahi I don’t think it is psychological, but the weather always gets highly humid during the Ratha Yatra period, the land gets wet and the…

MISCELLANY

Unstable moods may ruin your romantic relationships

New York, Aug 29: People with a mental illness marked by unstable moods often experience trouble having successful friendships and romantic relationships, a study says. Individuals with…

HEALTH

No let up in Cuttack Sishu Bhavan infant deaths; toll 45

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Cuttack, Aug 29: The infant death toll at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics (SVPGIP), better known as Sishu Bhavan, in…

SCI TECH

GSAT-6’s orbit raised

Chennai, Aug 29: The Indian space agency on Saturday said it has raised the orbit of its military communication satellite GSAT-6 successfully. According to Indian Space Research…

BLOG

NYT exposé of Delhi pollution spoils Modi anniversary

By Saeed Naqvi* Just when the Narendra Modi government was celebrating its first year in office on a note of simulated well being, Gardiner Harris, bureau chief…

ART & CULTURE

Nashik Kumbh: Poor turnout at first Shahi Snan

Nashik, Aug 29: The inaugural ‘Shahi Snan’ (royal bath) at the ongoing Simhastha Kumbh Mela proved to be a damp squib due to poor turnout, organisers said…

ENVIRONMENT

Severe wildfires threatening world’s temperate forests

New York, Aug 29: More extensive and severe wildfires and a myriad other threats, including diseases and longer, more severe and hotter droughts are threatening to transform…