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Odisha ruling party MLA Pravat Tripathy arrested by CBI

Odisha ruling party MLA Pravat Tripathy arrested by CBI

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Oct 31: Former Odisha government chief whip and the BJD MLA from Banki Pravat Tripathy was today arrested by the CBI in connection…

‘BJP will ensure culprits in chit fund, mining scams in Odisha are punished’

‘BJP will ensure culprits in chit fund, mining scams in Odisha are punished’

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Oct 31: Launching a scathing attack on the BJD government for its failure in all counts, the Odisha BJP today said the party…

Odisha chit fund scam: Pravat Tripathy grilled by CBI again

Odisha chit fund scam: Pravat Tripathy grilled by CBI again

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Oct 31: Former Odisha government chief whip and BJD MLA from Banki Pravat Tripathy appeared at the CBI office here this evening. Tripathy,…

Five Odisha players in national team for AFC U-19 Women’s Championship

Five Odisha players in national team for AFC U-19 Women’s Championship

Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau Cuttack, Oct 31:   The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has selected five women football players of Odisha in the national U-19 girls…

Not quitting Odisha project, says Posco CMD

Not quitting Odisha project, says Posco CMD

Reported by Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar, Oct 31: Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Posco India Gee Woong Sung today said that the company would not withdraw from its proposed $12billion…

Properties  of 3 Odisha chit fund firms attached

Properties of 3 Odisha chit fund firms attached

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Khordha, Oct 31: The Khordha district administration today attached properties of three ponzi firms under investigation in the mega chit fund scam in Odisha.…

Posco CMD meets Odisha chief secretary; discusses mining lease

Posco CMD meets Odisha chief secretary; discusses mining lease

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 31: Gee Woong Sung, Chairman and Managing Director POSCO, India today met Odisha chief secretary GC Pati at the state secretariat here…

Odisha’s SOA Varsity students join unity walk on Sardar Patel anniversary

Odisha’s SOA Varsity students join unity walk on Sardar Patel anniversary

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 31 : Nearly 700 students of the SOA University of Odisha took part in a walk to mark the Rashtriya Ekta Divas…

Notice served to 21 industries for illegal drawal of reservoir water in Odisha

Notice served to 21 industries for illegal drawal of reservoir water in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 31: Acting on the information by the authorities of the Odisha Hydro Power Corporation (OHPC) about illegal drawal of water from the…

INDIA & BEYOND

Coal block allocations: Court grants bail to former coal secretary, others

Coal block allocations: Court grants bail to former coal secretary, others

New Delhi, Oct 31 : A court Friday granted bail to former coal secretary H.C.…

New computerised driving-testing system to eliminate corruption

New computerised driving-testing system to eliminate corruption

New Delhi, Oct 31 : A camera-based innovative driving testing system that will ensure a…

Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM, nine ministers also take oath

Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM, nine ministers also take oath

Mumbai, Oct 31: Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as the chief minister of the first BJP…

Burkina Faso’s army chief seizes power, suspends constitution

Burkina Faso’s army chief seizes power, suspends constitution

Ouagadougou, Oct 3: Burkina Faso’s chief of the armed forces, Gen. Honore Nabere Traore, who…

Ghost appears in selfie !

Ghost appears in selfie !

London, Oct 31: A selfie of two Newcastle-based girls clicked at a bar in London…

Without Patel, Hyderabad would not have merged with India: Rajnath

Without Patel, Hyderabad would not have merged with India: Rajnath

Hyderabad, Oct 31: If there was no Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Hyderabad State would perhaps not…

Bangalore child rape: Activists, parents protest against school

Bangalore child rape: Activists, parents protest against school

Bangalore, Oct 31: Hundreds of socio-political activists and parents Friday staged a massive demonstration against…

President congratulates Pankaj Advani

President congratulates Pankaj Advani

New Delhi, Oct 31: President Pranab Mukherjee Friday congratulated cueist Pankaj Advani on winning his…

A pity Anderson died unshackled, moan Bhopal activists

A pity Anderson died unshackled, moan Bhopal activists

New Delhi, Oct 31: Rights activists Friday said it was a pity that then Union…

Strategy to prevent cyber crime on anvil: Rajnath Singh

Strategy to prevent cyber crime on anvil: Rajnath Singh

Hyderabad, Oct 31: Voicing concern over rising cyber crime, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday…

Union Carbide ex-chief Warren Anderson is dead

Union Carbide ex-chief Warren Anderson is dead

Washington, Oct 31: Warren Anderson, who headed Union Carbide when a gas leak in its…

ECONOMY

US body probes India’s trade policies under Modi

US body probes India’s trade policies under Modi

Washington, Oct 31 : The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has launched an investigation to examine “significant changes” to India’s trade and investment policies since the new Modi…

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs

Mumbai, Oct 31 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday touched a record high of 27,529.89 points, surpassing previous high of 27,390.60 points hit Thursday. Good…

EU lifts decade-long economic sanctions on Zimbabwe

Harare, Oct 30 : The European Union (EU) has lifted its decade-long economic sanctions on Zimbabwe in a move that will see the trading bloc extending 234 million…

Bharti Airtel Q2 net profit zooms 170 percent

Bharti Airtel Q2 net profit zooms 170 percent

New Delhi, Oct 30: Bharti Airtel’s net profit for the second quarter (July-September) of the current fiscal soared 170 percent to Rs.1,383 crore helped by voice and data…

Sensex hits record high

Sensex hits record high

Mumbai, Oct 30 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday touched a record high of 27,358.85 points, surpassing its previous high of 27,354.99 hit Sep 8.…

Sensex surges 171 points; IT stocks gain

Sensex surges 171 points; IT stocks gain

Mumbai, Oct 30 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday was trading 171.02 points or 0.63 percent up as IT stocks gained. Good buying was observed…

STATE

Confusion over abduction, rescue of two employees of Odisha contractor

Confusion over abduction, rescue of two employees of Odisha contractor

Odisha Sun Times Bureau (with inputs from Ranjan Rath) Angul, October 30: There is still no clarity over the ‘abduction’ and…

Odisha court awards lifer to woman for killing husband

Reported by Simanchal Pattanaik Phulbani, Oct 30: The court of the Additional District Sessions Judge today sentenced a woman to life…

Odisha’s celebrated sports journalist Siddhartha Mishra remembered

Odisha’s celebrated sports journalist Siddhartha Mishra remembered

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 30: Glowing tributes were paid to renowned sports journalist Siddhartha Mishra at a function , marking…

ECoR seminar on Eradication of Corruption in Odisha

ECoR seminar on Eradication of Corruption in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 30: On the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week, East Coast Railway (ECoR) organized a seminar…

Odisha-based Aaina invites entries for short film contest on child rights

Odisha-based Aaina invites entries for short film contest on child rights

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, October 29: Odisha based voluntary organization ‘Aaina’, with the support of UNICEF, Odisha, launched a short…