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Gangster Tito links: Two techies grilled by STF

Kendrapada : The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Friday, grilled two executive engineers for hours in connection with their alleged link with gangster Tito alias Sayed Usman Ali. The detained techies were identified as Nilakanta Senapati of Rural Development department and Bidyabhusan Nayak of Lift Irrigation department of Kendrapada district. According […]

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18th Asian Games: Heena Sidhu bags bronze in women’s 10mt Air Pistol final

Jakarta : Indian shooter Heena Sidhu settled for a bronze in women’s 10mt Air Pistol final at the Jakabaring Shooting Range in the 18th Asian Games, here on Friday. Sidhu was behind by just 0.1 from the lead when she shot a near-perfect 10.8 on the 21st shot with just three shooters left in the […]

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Ashes immersed in Puri

Bhubaneswar : Hundreds of people congregated in the pilgrim city of Puri where the ashes of former prime minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee was immersed in Mahodadhi (sea) today. Odisha BJP unit president Basant Panda and union minister Dharmendra Pradhan immersed the ashes into the sea following rituals on the beach. The urn (Asthi Kalash) […]

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Gangster Tito involved in cattle smuggling: Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar : The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch claimed to have unearthed gangster Tito’s involvement in cattle smuggling after nabbing his another associate here on Thursday. The accused, identified as Batu Pani, was zeroed in on at Kalinga Vihar area. Police seized a pistol along with an expensive and four other vehicles […]

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Veteran Ollywood Actor Debu Bose passes away

Veteran Odia actor Debu Bose died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Hyderabad, family sources said here on Thursday. He died on Wednesday night at the age of 75. According to local publications, Debu Bose had suffered two cardiac arrests in the past and was undergoing treatment for the past four months. He […]

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Tata Steel’s ‘The Green School Project – Phase II’ launched in Jajpur

Bhubaneswar : Tata Steel today launched ‘The Green School Project – Phase II’ in association with ‘The Energy and Resources Institute’ (TERI) in ten selected schools across Sukinda, Kalinganagar and Vyasanagar in Jajpur district. The Phase II of the project was launched by Ms Ruchi Narendran at Kate Purty Auditorium, Sukinda followed by the unveiling […]

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