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Telangana survey to cover 84 lakh households in one day

Telangana survey to cover 84 lakh households in one day

Hyderabad, Aug 1 : In a massive exercise to ascertain the socio-economic conditions of four crore people in Telangana, about four lakh employees will conduct the Intensive Household…

Kamal Nath bats for Sonia, says she didn’t want to be PM

Kamal Nath bats for Sonia, says she didn’t want to be PM

New Delhi, Aug 1 : Former Union minister Kamal Nath has said that former party colleague K. Natwar Singh had written his memoirs to “retaliate” against Congress president…

Dead lizard in Bihar mid-day meal, 24 students ill

Dead lizard in Bihar mid-day meal, 24 students ill

Patna, Aug 1 : At least 24 students of a government primary school fell ill in Bihar Friday after eating mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was…

Despite controversy, Hooda appoints two more commissioners

Despite controversy, Hooda appoints two more commissioners

Chandigarh, Aug 1 : Despite drawing flak from all quarters over controversial appointments to statutory bodies, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Friday went ahead and administered oath…

Sri Lanka apologises to Modi, Jayalalithaa

Chennai, Aug 1 : In a damage control exercise after an article on its defence ministry’s website created an uproar in Tamil Nadu, the Sri Lankan government Friday…

Government to expedite project to connect 50,000 gram panchayats this year

Government to expedite project to connect 50,000 gram panchayats this year

New Delhi, Aug 1 : The government will expedite the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project to connect 50,000 gram panchayats this year, IT and Teleommunications Minister Ravi…

TN parties furious over article on Jayalalithaa

TN parties furious over article on Jayalalithaa

Chennai, Aug 1 : Tamil Nadu political parties are furious at an article titled ‘How meaningful are Jayalalithaa’s love letters to Modi’ on the Sri Lankan defence ministry’s…

BIZ WORLD
Diesel under-recovery falls sharply to Rs.1.33/litre

Diesel under-recovery falls sharply to Rs.1.33/litre

New Delhi, Aug 1 : The under-recovery, or revenue loss, applicable on diesel for the first fortnight effective Aug 1 has been pegged sharply downwards at Rs.1.33 per…

Indian equities plunge on weak global cues

Indian equities plunge on weak global cues

Mumbai, Aug 1 : Weak global economic outlook, heavy selling by foreign funds and worries over high fiscal deficit pulled Indian equities sharply down with two key market…

Delhi BJP opposes ban on e-rickshaws

Delhi BJP opposes ban on e-rickshaws

New Delhi, Aug 1 : The Delhi BJP Friday opposed Delhi High Court’s ban on e-rickshaws arguing that they contributed to the city’s transport needs and were environment-friendly.…

SC allows Sahara chief to be moved to make-shift jail

SC allows Sahara chief to be moved to make-shift jail

New Delhi, Aug 1 : The Supreme Court Friday cleared the deck for shifting Sahara chief Subrata Roy to a make-shift jail in conference hall at the Tihar…

Sensex loses 174 points; banking stocks dip

Sensex loses 174 points; banking stocks dip

Mumbai, Aug 1 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday was trading 174.54 points or 0.67 percent down as banking stocks plunged. All the sectors were…

Meghalaya CM seeks Modi’s intervention on coal mining ban

Meghalaya CM seeks Modi’s intervention on coal mining ban

Shillong, July 31 : Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invoke a provision of the Sixth Schedule so that central laws relating…

ODISHA LATEST

Hirakud dam in Odisha opens 20 more gates

Hirakud dam in Odisha opens 20 more gates

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Burla (Sambalpur), Aug 1: The Hirakud dam authorities in Odisha’s Sambalpur…

Odisha minister springs to Naveen’s defence; rubbishes Bijay’s charges

Odisha minister springs to Naveen’s defence; rubbishes Bijay’s charges

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: Within hours of the sharp attack by BJP…

Odisha chit fund scam; raids continue for second day

Odisha chit fund scam; raids continue for second day

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: The raids on Navadiganta Capital Services Limited (NCSL),…

Panicky Odisha MLA returns another flat to BDA

Panicky Odisha MLA returns another flat to BDA

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: Pranab Kumar Balabantaray, the MLA son of BJD…

Bijay tears into Odisha govt, CM, demands CBI probe into allotment of land, plots

Bijay tears into Odisha govt, CM, demands CBI probe into allotment of land, plots

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: Launching a scathing attack on Odisha chief minister Naveen…

Odisha govt asks collectors to submit flood damage report by Aug 5

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: The Odisha government today asked the district collectors…

Odisha BJD leader Kalpataru Das’ family owns 33 plots, 8 flats

Odisha BJD leader Kalpataru Das’ family owns 33 plots, 8 flats

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 1: Deeper probe into the illegal possession of plots…

Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha now open to tourists

Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha now open to tourists

  Odisha Sun Times Bureau Kendrapara, Aug 1: After remaining closed to visitors for the…

Heavy rains trigger flood in west, south Odisha

Heavy rains trigger flood in west, south Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Harbhanga/Bargarh/Nayagarh, Aug 1: Heavy rains have triggered flood in western and…

Woman kills sons, self after quarrel with husband in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 : A woman in Odisha killed her two minor sons before hanging…

Congress high command wary of change of guard in Odisha

Congress high command wary of change of guard in Odisha

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, July 31: With Odisha Congress leaders making a beeline to…

CEC to hear Odisha mining scam case from August 5

CEC to hear Odisha mining scam case from August 5

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 31: The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) would begin hearing…

Odisha’s Bonda hills remain cut off after heavy rains

Odisha’s Bonda hills remain cut off after heavy rains

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Malkangiri, July 31: About a dozen villages on the Bonda hills…

Under fire Pranab returns house to Odisha govt

Under fire Pranab returns house to Odisha govt

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, July 31: Giving in to pressure from various quarters,  including…

CRIME

Minor raped in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 1 : A nine-year-old girl was raped by a juvenile staying near her house in New Delhi, police said Friday. The girl was playing outside…

Father beats infant, posts photos on Facebook ‘for fun’

London, Aug 1 : A French father who posted a photo of his one-month-old infant showing injuries on Facebook “for fun” has been booked on abuse charges. During…

Bail plea of pub brawl accused rejected

New Delhi, August 1 : A court here Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Parth Wadia, the grandson of liquor baron Kishanlal Wadia, in connection with a…

Yet another Odisha realtor arrested for land fraud

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, July 31: The Commissionerate Police in Odisha today arrested the managing director (MD) of Semax Builders Pvt Ltd. on charges of duping more than…

NTPC official arrested for fraud

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, July 31: Commissionerate Police today arrested a senior official of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) for cheating a businessman for Rs 20 lakhs…

Teenaged girl raped by stepfather, landlord

New Delhi, July 31 : A 13-year-old girl was raped by her stepfather and landlord here. Both have been arrested, police said Thursday. The landlord, 40, and stepfather,…

STATE

Elephant and calf rescued in Odisha village

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Rourkela, July 31: Forest department men rescued an elephant and its calf from a 22-feet deep open…

Odisha CM pats OUAT for record fellowship award

Odisha CM pats OUAT for record fellowship award

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 31: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today praised the Odisha University of Agriculture Technology (OUAT) for…

Exciting career options await Law students: Odisha HC judge

Exciting career options await Law students: Odisha HC judge

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, July 31: Students opting to study law have a wide range of exciting career options before…

Fear of Maoists keeps shops in western Odisha town shut

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Khaprakhol, July 31: Shops in Harishankar area of Odisha’s Balangir district remained closed on Wednesday  under the…

17 illegal structures demolished in Odisha capital

17 illegal structures demolished in Odisha capital

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, July 30: As part of its ongoing demolition drive in the Odisha capital, a joint team…