ODISHA

Police rules out ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ game behind Odisha teen’s suicide

Sambalpur: Local Superintendent of Police (SP) Sanjeev Arora today ruled out deadly ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ online game to be the cause behind the suicide...

Swine flu toll mounts to 23 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  The swine flu death toll in Odisha has reached 23 with two more persons succumbing to the deadly disease on Wednesday. Both the deaths...

Politics takes centre stage as schools remain closed in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  In a clear case of making hey while the sun shines, opposition political parties in Odisha are busy in scoring brownie points as...

Railways suspend Station Master for signaling goof-off in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railways (ECoR) today suspended a Station Master in connection with Bhubaneswar-Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Super Fast Express hitting the wrong route for...

Swine flu fear grips Odisha’s Utkal University students as pigs roam freely on campus

Bhubaneswar: Visit Utkal University campus any time during the day, you will find a herd of stray pigs roaming freely, especially near gents’ hostels...

CRIME

ENTERTAINMENT

STATE

Jayadev Vihar-Nandankanan parallel roads soon in Odisha capital

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to reduce traffic congestion and heavy jam in Chandrasekharpur area in Odisha capital, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) is planning to...

MISCELLANY

Artificial Intelligence enters newsrooms, are jobs at stake?

By Nishant Arora New Delhi: The first wave of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has started creating ripples in the newsroom -- in chatbots, automated reporting systems and...

SPORTS

Odisha’s boxing coach Braja Bhushan Mohanty to get Dronacharya Award

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Eminent coach in boxing Braja Bhushan Mohanty from Odisha has been selected to get prestigious Dronacharya Award for this year. He is among...

INDIA & BEYOND

No plan to demonetise Rs 2,000 note: Jaitley

New Delhi: The government is not considering banning Rs 2,000 notes while the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will decide when to issue the new...

ECONOMY

US slaps sanctions on Chinese, Russian firms

Washington: The US Treasury Department on Tuesday said it was imposing economic sanctions on more than a dozen Chinese and Russian individuals and firms for...

POLITICS

ART & CULTURE

BLOGS