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Bengal records almost 80 percent turnout

Bengal records almost 80 percent turnout

Kolkata, April 18 : Amid allegations of muscle-flexing, the voter turnout inched towards 80 percent Thursday in the four constituencies in West Bengal that went to the polls…

CPI-M ready to withdraw Varanasi candidate

CPI-M ready to withdraw Varanasi candidate

Varanasi, April 18 : CPI-M leader Prakash Karat Thursday offered to withdraw his candidate from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency provided there was a consensus on a common…

Ancient meteors reveal Red Planet’s atmosphere

Ancient meteors reveal Red Planet’s atmosphere

Washington, April 18 : In a bid to know whether life exists, or has ever existed, on Mars and and how water flowed there in the past, geologists…

TDP-BJP alliance in Seemandhra runs into trouble

TDP-BJP alliance in Seemandhra runs into trouble

Hyderabad, April 18 : The TDP-BJP alliance in Seemandhra ran into problems with the regional party fielding candidates from the constituencies allocated to its partner. Within hours after…

100 mn vote in sixth round of Lok Sabha election

100 mn vote in sixth round of Lok Sabha election

New Delhi, April 18: Nearly 100 million people voted in 12 Indian states Thursday in the sixth round of parliamentary election to pick 121 MPs in a battle…

UN chief’s condolences for ferry sinking victims

UN chief’s condolences for ferry sinking victims

New York, April 17: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has written to South Korean President Park Geun-hye expressing condolences over the sinking of the ferry “Sewol” in which at…

Mamata safe after fire breaks out in her hotel room

Mamata safe after fire breaks out in her hotel room

Kolkata, April 17 : A fire broke out in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s hotel room in Malda district Thursday evening but she was evacuated in time…

BIZ WORLD
US seeks investment-friendly policies from new Indian government

US seeks investment-friendly policies from new Indian government

Washington, April 17 : Calling India South Asia’s growth engine, a US official wondered whether the new Indian government will make the reforms necessary to attract investment and…

Tata Steel hosts art camp for budding artists

Tata Steel hosts art camp for budding artists

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, April 17: The three-day long art exhibition cum camp hosted by industry leader Tata Steel, in association with ‘TOGETHER’, a forum for creative…

Rupee falls to 60.50 against dollar on oil demands

Rupee falls to 60.50 against dollar on oil demands

Mumbai, April 17: The Indian rupee fell to 60.50 against a US dollar Thursday, registering decline for the fourth straight session on high demands for the greenback from…

Sensex surges over 200 points during pre-noon trade

Sensex surges over 200 points during pre-noon trade

Mumbai, April 17: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 202.71 points or 0.91 percent during the pre-noon trade Thursday. All the sectors were trading in green…

X-Cycles, the in-thing at the XIMB now

X-Cycles, the in-thing at the XIMB now

Reported by Sandeep Pattnaik Bhubaneswar, Apr 17: X-cycles are the in-thing now at the Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB) in Odisha- thanks to X-SEED, the Idea and…

ODISHA LATEST

Tension in Mahakalpada after people detain vehicle carrying EVMs

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Kendrapara/ Mahakalpara, Apr 17: Tension is mounting in Tikhiri village under…

Bhubaneswar does it again; records less than 40% turn-out

Bhubaneswar does it again; records less than 40% turn-out

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, April 17: Odisha’s capital city has done it yet again.…

‘Disappearance of 54 Mahakalpada polling officials needs a probe’

‘Disappearance of 54 Mahakalpada polling officials needs a probe’

Odisha Sun Times Political Bureau Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara, Apr 17: If there was one Assembly constituency in…

Centenarian defies age, casts vote in Kendrapara

Centenarian defies age, casts vote in Kendrapara

Reported by Vishwanath Kumar Kendrapara, Apr 17: When it is election time in Odisha, nothing…

Kendrapara : NBW against 55 more officials for playing truant

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Kendrapara, Apr 17: Cracking the whip on truant government employees who…

8 ostracised Dalits vote after NHRC intervention

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 17: Eight voters belonging to three ousted dalit bonded…

Take stringent action against BJD for Biju ad on polling day : Pyarimohan to CEO

Take stringent action against BJD for Biju ad on polling day : Pyarimohan to CEO

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 17: Taking strong exception to the full page advertisements…

With fate locked in EVMs, long wait begins for candidates

With fate locked in EVMs, long wait begins for candidates

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, April 17: The end of voting for the second phase…

70% voting in 2nd phase Odisha polls

70% voting in 2nd phase Odisha polls

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 17: An average of 70% of polling was reported…

Voters boycott polls at several places

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 17: Voters boycotted polls at several places for a…

Last phase elections: 53% polling till 3 pm

Last phase elections: 53% polling till 3 pm

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 17: An average of 53.21% polling was recorded by…

NBWs against 54 polling officials for failing to turn up for duty

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Kendrapara, Apr 17: District Election Officer (DEO) and collector of Odisha’s…

Odisha polls: 27% polling by noon

Odisha polls: 27% polling by noon

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 17: An average of 27 percent polling was recorded…

CRIME

4 held for duping job seekers

4 held for duping job seekers

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Apr 16: Four persons were arrested from Khandagiri area on charges of defrauding lakhs of rupees from unemployed youths on the promise of…

60-yr old among six held for gang raping married woman

Reported by Dhruba Charan Panigrahi Nuapada, Apr 15: Police today arrested six persons for allegedly gang raping a married woman in Odisha’s Nuapada district six days ago. The…

Husband, three others held for ‘gang-raping’ woman in Bengal

Kolkata, April 14 : Four people have been arrested following a complaint by a woman in West Bengal’s Malda district that she was allegedly gang-raped by her husband…

Jewellery worth Rs.20 lakh burgled from Delhi house

New Delhi, April 13 : The house of a Central Public Works Department (CPWD) official was burgled of Rs.1.5 lakh in cash and jewellery worth over Rs.20 lakh…

Bodies of missing woman, minor daughters found in Kolkata

Kolkata, April 13 : The bodies of a 37-year-old woman and her two minor daughters who had gone missing nearly a fortnight ago were recovered from inside a…

Robbers loot Rs 10 lakh from bank at gun point

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Baripada, Apr 9: In a broad daylight robbery, armed robbers looted Rs 10 lakh at gun point from the Kuchei branch of Odisha Gramya…

STATE

5 injured in road mishap in city

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 17: Five persons including a girl child wre seriously injured in a series accident near…

Yoga teacher killed in road mishap in city

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Apr 16: A 49-year-old yoga teacher Chandramani Nayak in Odisha died in a road mishap at…

3rd convocation of SOA Varsity on Apr 19

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 16: The Siksha O Anusandhan (SOA) University will host its third Convocation at the ‘Bansuri…

Former OOA president Bibhu Sarkar passes away

Former OOA president Bibhu Sarkar passes away

Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 16: Eminent sports organizer, former president of Odisha Olympic Association (OOA) and well-known lawyer…

BSP candidate backs Soumya Ranjan, joins AOP

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Nayagarh, Apr 16: In view of the massive people’s support for Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, president and candidate…