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Asian Games: Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win gold in javelin throw

Jakarta: Neeraj Chopra bagged the eight gold medal for India and became the first Indian javelin thrower to win an gold medal at the Asian Games 2018. Neeraj shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m on Monday. The 20-year-old’s winning threw came in his third attempt. He began with 83.46m and […]

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Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana: Naveen sanctions Rs 49.69 crore for 209 GPs

Bhubaneswar : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 49.69 crore for 209 gram panchayats (GPs) of nine districts in the state under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana in the block level. The CM interacted with the people through video conferencing from the Secretariat here today. Sensing their needs, he promptly approved 1650 projects to […]

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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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