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Odisha’s Saina Salonika bags silver in C’wealth Chess

Odisha’s Saina Salonika bags silver in C’wealth Chess

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: Promising chess star and WCM Saina Salonika was accorded a rousing reception at the Biju Patnaik airport in the capital city…

Delay in JEE rankings could derail counselling in Odisha

Delay in JEE rankings could derail counselling in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: With the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) failing to release the all India rankings of the Joint Entrace Examination (JEE) yesterday…





STATE

Official use of Odia: Fast-unto-death by Odisha body from July 1

Official use of Odia: Fast-unto-death by Odisha body from July 1

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: Odia Bhasha Sangram Samiti, an organisation fighting for the cause of the Odia language, has called for a fast unto death…

Jumbo numbers rise in Odisha, shrink to single digits in Chandaka

Jumbo numbers rise in Odisha, shrink to single digits in Chandaka

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: The total head count of the jumbos in Odisha has increased marginally from 1930 to 1954, as against the last enumeration…

Discontented Odisha to conduct tiger census in Jan next

Discontented Odisha to conduct tiger census in Jan next

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: Six months after straight-out rejecting the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) report of all-time low figure in the state, the Odisha…

Odisha govt misses own deadline on construction of school toilets

Odisha govt misses own deadline on construction of school toilets

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, June 30: With its self-imposed deadline for construction of toilets in 22,000 schools in the state set to end today, the Odisha government is…

CRIME

Ex family driver among 3 held for burglary at Odisha Prof’s house

Ex family driver among 3 held for burglary at Odisha Prof’s house

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: Commissionerate Police today arrested three persons in connection with the robbery at the house…

Odisha Crime Branch begins probe into fake Brahma pic

Odisha Crime Branch begins probe into fake Brahma pic

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, June 30: Odisha Crime Branch police today began its probe into the circulation of fake photographs…

CITY

Odisha’s Saina Salonika bags silver in C’wealth Chess

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: Promising chess star and WCM Saina Salonika was accorded a rousing reception at the Biju Patnaik airport in the capital…

NABAKALEBARA SPL

The Concept of ‘Agyaanmaala’

Asit Mohanty & Sibkumar Das ‘Agyaanmaala’ marks the beginning of the elaborate and intricate Nabakalebara rituals of Sri Jagannath. This again is a compound word. In his…

MISCELLANY

Office naps boost productivity, kill frustration

New York, June 30: Employees must be allowed to take short naps during office hours as this will boost productivity and generate more revenue for the company,…

HEALTH

Drinking excessive water may be fatal for sportspersons

New York, June 30: Drinking excessive water is not good for your health as this weakens the ability of the kidneys to excrete excess water load and…

SCI TECH

India’a app usage outpacing global growth: Yahoo Analytics

New Delhi, June 30: Yahoo’s Flurry Analytics on Tuesday said India’s app usage is growing at a rate of 131 percent year-on-year outpacing global growth. The report…

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

Official use of Odia: Fast-unto-death by Odisha body from July 1

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: Odia Bhasha Sangram Samiti, an organisation fighting for the cause of the Odia language, has called for a fast unto…

ENVIRONMENT

Jumbo numbers rise in Odisha, shrink to single digits in Chandaka

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jun 30: The total head count of the jumbos in Odisha has increased marginally from 1930 to 1954, as against the last…