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Jumbo-sized, new-look Odisha PCC team announced

Jumbo-sized, new-look Odisha PCC team announced

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: Seven months after taking charge, the president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Prasad Harichandan today announced his new team,…

Odisha govt makes amends: Brahmapur gets IISER

Odisha govt makes amends: Brahmapur gets IISER

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) will be set up in the premier southern Odisha city of Brahmapur, announced…





STATE

NHRC notice to Kerala police over death of Odisha woman

NHRC notice to Kerala police over death of Odisha woman

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from Kerala police on death of an Odisha woman migrant labourer…

Block grant teachers threaten to shut down schools from Aug 18

Block grant teachers threaten to shut down schools from Aug 18

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 1:  The Block Grant Secondary School Teachers and Employees Association has threatened to close down all block grant high schools in Odisha on August 18…

Mahaprasad preparation hit as Ganga, Jamuna wells dry up

Mahaprasad preparation hit as Ganga, Jamuna wells dry up

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Puri, Aug 1: The Ganga and Jamuna wells inside the Shree Jagannath temple premises in Odisha’s holy town Puri have dried up posing serious…

BMC to hike holding tax in Odisha Capital

BMC to hike holding tax in Odisha Capital

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: People having  a house inside Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) limits would soon have to cough up more by way of holding…

CRIME

CBI raids jailed Bihar legislator’s residence

CBI raids jailed Bihar legislator’s residence

Patna, Aug 1: A CBI team raided the official residence of Bihar’s jailed ruling Janata Dal-United legislator Anant Singh here on…

Delhi woman kidnapped, molested in moving car

Delhi woman kidnapped, molested in moving car

New Delhi, Aug 1: A 30-year-old woman, working with a NGO, has alleged that she was kidnapped and molested by three…

CITY

BMC to hike holding tax in Odisha Capital

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: People having  a house inside Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) limits would soon have to cough up more by way 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

Heavy backpacks leading to kids’ back bone problems: Experts

New Delhi, Aug 1: Over 60 percent of schoolchildren with heavy back packs have been found to be suffering from back bone and muscle problems, neck pain…

HEALTH

Lemon juice, nutritious diet can erase stretch marks

New Delhi, Aug 1: Nourish skin by eating a nutritious diet and apply lemon juice on affected areas to do away with stretch marks. Mandeep Singh, consultant…

SCI TECH

Butterfly-inspired technique could make solar energy cheaper

London, Aug 1: Mimicking the v-shaped posture adopted by a butterfly species to heat up its flight muscles before take-off, the amount of power produced by solar…

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

Mahaprasad preparation hit as Ganga, Jamuna wells dry up

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Puri, Aug 1: The Ganga and Jamuna wells inside the Shree Jagannath temple premises in Odisha’s holy town Puri have dried up posing…

ENVIRONMENT

Odisha’s Bhitarkanika Park opened for tourists

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Kendrapara, Aug 1: The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha’s Kendrapara district was opened this morning for the tourists. The Park was closed for…