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fire

Rajkot game zone fire: SIT meets; DNA samples collected for victim identification

Rajkot: Early Sunday morning, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) convened with local authorities in Rajkot, Gujarat, following a devastating fire

Let's Move India

IOC launches ‘Let’s Move India’ to celebrate Paris 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched “Let’s Move India,” a campaign aimed at encouraging physical activity and celebrating athletes

Tata Motors- Bajaj Finance

Tata Motors partners with Bajaj Finance to boost dealer financing for passenger and electric vehicles

Mumbai: Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles (TMPV) and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM) have teamed up with Bajaj Finance to offer

AMNS India

AMNS India inaugurates community water purification plant in Handia village

Paradeep: ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AMNS India) has launched a community water purification plant in Handia village, Paradeep, as part

indiaskills

IndiaSkills Competition 2024 kicks off in Delhi with over 900 participants

New Delhi: The IndiaSkills Competition 2024, the country’s largest skill competition, commenced on May 15 here at Yashobhoomi, Dwarka. Organised

BJEM SCHOOL-1

BJEM School-1 wins intra school cricket tournament

Bhubaneswar: In the final match of the Intra School Cricket Tournament Bhubaneswar 2024, held in one-day format, BJEM School-1 beat

HSCT

Odisha’s first haploidentical stem cell transplantation brings hope to AML patients

Bhubaneswar: In a pioneering feat for healthcare in Odisha, the Department of Clinical Hematology at the Institute of Medical Sciences

SOA-Kaynes MoU

SOA partners with Kaynes SemiCon for semiconductor education

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University (SOA) has forged an alliance with Mysuru-based Kaynes SemiCon Private Limited (KTIL)

heatwave

Heatwave to prolong in Odisha for a week, says weather expert

Bhubaneswar: The Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC) of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) warned on Thursday that heatwave conditions in

Indian Railways

ECoR announces summer special trains to cater to passenger demand

In response to the increasing demand from passengers across various routes, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has announced the operation of

IRCTC

Indian Railways launches economy meals for unreserved passengers

Indian Railways, in collaboration with the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), has introduced a new initiative of economy

Odisha Wonder Women’s Convention

Odisha Wonder Women’s Convention 2024 empowers entrepreneurs

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Wonder Women’s Convention – 2024, a collaborative effort between the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Odisha

ECoR

East Coast Railway introduces special summer trains to ease travel rush

East Coast Railway (ECoR) is set to address the surge in travel demand during the summer season by introducing a

Surendra Bhave

Surendra Bhave appointed head coach of Odisha for 2024-25 season

Cuttack: The Odisha Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) announced the appointment of Surendra Bhave as the head coach of the Odisha

HIMANSHU BIST

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Bist stars in Bargarh’s win against Boudh

Cuttack: Himanshu Bist’s all-round show helped Bargarh thrash Boudh by 109 runs in a fourth phase league (Gold-A) match of

AYUSH BARIK

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Angul pips KIIT in thrilling run-chase

Cuttack: The efforts of KIIT’s Rajesh Sahoo and Nitish Samantray went in vain as Angul put up a spirited run-chase

ABDUL M KHAN

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Khan, Sahu star in Rayagada’s win

Cuttack: Abdul Khan and Uma Sahu picked five wickets each as Rayagada defended a low total of 109 to beat

UMA SAHU

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Sahu takes five as Rayagada beat Kalahandi

Cuttack: Uma Sahu picked a five-wicket haul as Rayagada beat Kalahandi by two wickets in a third phase league (Silver

PRATIK PATTANAIK

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Nuapada trump Malkangiri in low-scoring game

Cuttack: Nuapada successfully defended a low total to beat Malkangiri by 55 runs in a third phase league (Silver A,

airport

Suspected gold smugglers create chaos, escape from Lucknow airport

Lucknow: In a dramatic turn of events, 30 individuals suspected of gold smuggling managed to evade detention at Lucknow’s Chaudhary

heatwave

Heatwave alert: IMD predicts intense heat across many states in India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heatwave alert, anticipating intense heat across many states in India. In its

BINAYAK SAHOO

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Binayak takes five in Gajapati victory

Cuttack: Binayak Sahoo took a five-wicket haul as Gajapati thrashed Nabarangpur by 105 runs in a third phase league (Silver

SUBHAM ROUTO

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Subham seven-for headlines Gajapati victory

Cuttack: Subham Routo picked a seven-wicket haul as Gajapati successfully defended a low total to beat Malkangiri by 60 runs

freight

East Coast Railway sets freight record, surpasses 250 million tonne

In the financial year 2023-24, spanning from April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has

gana dauda

Cuttack ‘gana dauda’ marks Utkal Divas with 800-plus participants

Cuttack: The ‘Gana Dauda’ organised by Cuttack District Athletic Association (CDAA) on the occasion of Utkal Divas saw participation of

SHASHANG RUNGATA

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Nayagarh prevails in tricky run-chase

Shashang Rungata picked four wickets to help Nayagarh bag a two-wicket win over BBSR-B in a second phase league (Gold-B)

Raghvendra Tripathy

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Balangir trump Jagatsinghpur in high-scoring match

Cuttack: Raghvendra Tripathy’s century led Balangir to four-wicket win against Jagatsinghpur in a high-scoring third phase league (Silver A, B)

MK Behera

MK Behera appointed general manager (I/C) of ECoR

Mohes Kumar Behera, an officer of the Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE), has assumed the role of general manager

PANKAJ SENAPATI

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Senapati ton powers Keonjhar to win

Cuttack: Pankaj Senapati scored a century and Ashit Sahu picked four wickets as Keonjhar thrashed Nayagarh by 104 runs in

CTC-A VS JAJPUR

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Schedule of third phase preliminary league announced

Cuttack: The third phase preliminary league of Silver-A and Silver-B groups of Kalahandi Cup 2024 will start from April 1

csk vs rcb

Impact Player rule in IPL: All you need to know

The Impact Player rule, first introduced in the 2023 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has been retained in

handcuff

Former international wrestler arrested for smuggling drugs

New Delhi: The Delhi Police apprehended two persons, including a former international wrestler, for their involvement in smuggling charas from

CTC-A VS JAJPUR

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Second phase to begin March 28

Cuttack: The second phase preliminary league (Gold A, B) of Kalahandi Cup 2024 will begin on March 28 at different

ECoR freight

East Coast Railway sets new highs in freight loading for FY 2023-24

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has achieved a milestone, by surpassing all previous records of Indian Railways in freight loading during

ipl opening ceremony

IPL 2024 full schedule: Check dates, timings, venues

The remaining part of IPL 2024 schedule was announced on Monday where Chennai will host the final on May 26.

MA Chidambaram

IPL 2024 final on May 26 in Chennai

The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will host the IPL 2024 final to be played on May 26. The venue

betting

Lucknow police arrest 12 bookies for running online betting on IPL matches

Lucknow: The Lucknow police apprehended 12 bookies from an apartment in SBI Enclave in Sushant Golf City, here on Sunday.

handcuff

Mumbai police seize drugs worth crores, arrest 12 peddlers

Mumbai: The Mumbai police’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) has seized 16 kg of drugs worth Rs 3.25 crore and arrested 12

furniture

MillerKnoll launches first retail outlet in Chennai, plans further expansion in India

US-based furniture company MillerKnoll has opened its inaugural store in Chennai, marking its sixth outlet in India. Managed by authorised

SHANTANU MISHRA

Kalahandi Cup 2024: BBSR-A clinch thriller against Khordha

Cuttack: Raghunath Malla scored 91 as BBSR-A beat Khordha by two wickets in a thrilling match of 1st phase league

city air pollution

Bihar’s Begusarai tops list as most polluted area, Delhi ranked worst capital for air quality

Bihar’s Begusarai emerged as the “most polluted metropolitan area in 2023,” while Delhi was identified being the capital city with

Virat Kohli

IPL 2024: Virat Kohli sixth batter to score 12k runs in T20s

Chennai: Virat Kohli became the sixth batter to score 12,000 runs in T20s, as he reached the milestone in the

AMNS India

AMNS India’s Odisha operations celebrate 53rd National Safety Week

Bhubaneswar: ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India’s Odisha Operations recently commemorated the 53rd National Safety Week with a resolute focus on fostering

ashwini vaishnaw

Vaishnaw announces new railway projects for Odisha

In a move to address long-standing demands, minister of Railways, Communications, and Electronics & Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, announced the

AMNS

AMNS India receives two prestigious awards at CII Odisha annual meeting

Bhubaneswar: ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AMNS India), a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, has been honoured with two

car crash

Ghazipur car incident: woman killed, six injured, driver attacked by locals

New Delhi: A 22-year-old woman died and six others were injured after a car crashed into them in East Delhi’s

BEST Mumbai

BEST launches premium bus service via Atal Setu

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has introduced a new air-conditioned premium bus service between South Mumbai and

holi special trains

ECoR introduces special trains for Holi festival; timings and stops announced

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has announced the operation of special train services in anticipation of the high demand for travel

Bhubaneswar-Balangir Express

Bhubaneswar-Balangir Express extended up to Sonepur

Sonepur: Responding to the aspirations of the local populace and the commissioning of the train line up to Sonepur from

CSIR-IMMT

CSIR-IMMT and GSI join hands to advance critical mineral recovery technologies

Bhubaneswar: In response to the soaring demand for critical minerals worldwide, CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (CSIR-IMMT), Bhubaneswar, has

soa cup

Institute of Agricultural Sciences dominates SOA Cup 2024

Bhubaneswar: The Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAS) emerged champions in the annual SOA Cup 2024, a three-week sporting event featuring

Cyber attack slows down Vikramaditya Vedic clock in Ujjain

Ujjain: The Vikramaditya Vedic clock has slowed down because of a cyber attack, causing disruption in its functioning, an official

AMNS

AMNS India renews partnership with Protean eGov to boost ‘Beti Padhao’ scholarship initiative

Mumbai: In a bid to intensify efforts towards gender equality in education, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India), has officially

parking

Reserved parking, shopping zones for women of Lucknow

Lucknow: On International Women’s Day, the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) has announced initiatives to enhance facilities for women in the

handcuff

Noida police busts mobile tower theft gang, six arrested

Noida: In a significant operation, the Noida police have busted a gang involved in the theft of high-value radio receiver

train

Paradeep-Keonjhargarh Passenger and Puri-Anand Vihar Express schedules announced

Following their inauguration by prime minister Narendra Modi, the Paradeep-Keonjhargarh Passenger and Puri-Anand Vihar Express are set to commence regular

SUDA budget

SUDA allocates Rs 255.46 lakh budget for urban development

Bhubaneswar: The 23rd governing body meeting of the State Urban Development Agency (SUDA) chaired by Usha Devi, minister of Housing

cannabis

Gurugram Police seizes 549 kg cannabis worth Rs 1 crore, arrests two

Gurugram: In a significant drug bust, Gurugram Police confiscated 549 kg of ganja (cannabis) worth Rs 1 crore in Gurugram

handcuff

Man jumps from police station during questioning, lands in hospital

Mumbai: A 25-year-old man, held for theft, took a daring leap from the second floor of a suburban Mumbai police

stray dogs

BMC vaccinates 26,951 dogs in Mumbai to combat rabies

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has achieved a milestone in its mission to curb rabies transmission, completing the vaccination

InTec

CSIR-IMMT’s InTEC hosts ‘IP for ALL’ workshop, incubates three startups

Bhubaneswar: CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (CSIR-IMMT) successfully organised a one-day skill development programme, “IP for ALL,” through its

MK Behera

MK Behera takes charge as additional general manager of ECoR

Bhubaneswar: Mohes Kumar Behera, an officer of the Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE), has officially assumed the role of

suv

Delhi police seize SUV involved in reckless stunts, driver remains at large

New Delhi: In response to a complaint from the RWA Rajouri Garden, Delhi Police have confiscated an SUV used for

gun crime

Husband fires at wife’s lover, injures him critically in Guwahati

Guwahati: A dramatic incident unfolded in the heart of Guwahati on Tuesday, leaving a man critically injured after being shot

ashwin

Ashwin on 100 Tests: ‘Success comes from self-critique and constant improvement’

As Ravichandran Ashwin prepares for his 100th Test match against England in Dharamshala starting Thursday, the Indian spin maestro revealed

Modi

PM Modi unveils Rs 19,600 crore development projects in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Prime minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid foundation stones for multiple development projects in Odisha, worth over Rs 19,600

online fraud

Former MD falls victim to online fraudsters, loses Rs 4.80 crore

Thane: A 67-year-old former managing director of a multinational company in Thane fell prey to online fraud, losing a staggering

night life

Hyderabad’s ambitious push for a 24×7 night economy

Hyderabad: Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy is spearheading efforts to transform Hyderabad into a vibrant 24×7 city, unveiling plans to

CSIR

CSIR-IMMT’s skill development programme showcases pond ash bricks technology

Bhubaneswar: CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (CSIR-IMMT) organised a one-day skill development programme on “Training Cum Demonstration on Pond

school

Bomb threats cause panic at two Tamil Nadu schools, probe underway

Two schools in Tamil Nadu, the PSBB Millennium School in Coimbatore and a private school in Kancheepuram district, had received

maurya express

Union ministers launch Maurya Express for seamless Sambalpur-Gorakhpur connectivity

Sambalpur/New Delhi: Union ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw and Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the extended route of the Sambalpur-Hatia-Gorakhpur Maurya Express from Sambalpur

Project Odiserve

Project ODISERV launched for Odisha’s graduates

Sambalpur: In a significant step towards enhancing employment prospects for young graduates in Odisha, union minister of Education and Skill

law

Delhi High Court rejects plea to integrate NCR cities with Delhi

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) on Thursday that sought the merger of neighbouring

indian wedding

UP police constable thrashes priest for ‘going slow’ with wedding rituals

Lucknow: A police constable stationed at Nigohan police station here, allegedly assaulted a priest for conducting wedding rituals at a

Jasprit Bumrah

Dharamsala Test: Bumrah back, Rahul ruled out

Jasprit Bumrah will be part of India’s 16-member squad for the fifth Test in Dharamsala while KL Rahul has been

delhi metro

Man jumps in front of metro train in Delhi, dies

New Delhi: A 39-year-old man died after he jumped in front of a train at Udyog Bhawan Metro Station on

crime news

Human skulls, bones found in Kanpur’s Damador Nagar, probe ordered

Kanpur: Panic struck Damador Nagar as numerous skulls and bones were unearthed from an empty plot on Wednesday, suggesting that

naveen patnaik

Odisha CM inaugurates 41 cricket academies and stadium redevelopment projects

Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik took a significant step towards enhancing sports development in the state by inaugurating 41

crime

String of murders raises concerns over law and order in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: A recent surge in murders, including high-profile incidents, has raised concerns over law and order situation in Delhi

crime news

Woman’s body found in 20 pieces stuffed in bags in UP’s Amroha

Amroha: In a horrifying incident, the mutilated remains of a woman, suspected to be pregnant, were discovered on Bijnor road

ama pokhari

‘Ama Pokhari’ empowers 364 SHGs for rejuvenation of 95 waterbodies in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A state-level event showcasing the “Ama Pokhari” initiative witnessed the signing of agreements and distribution of work orders to

surgery

Surgeons remove 39 coins, 37 magnets from Delhi youth’s intestine

New Delhi: In a remarkable medical feat, doctors at Sir Gangaram Hospital here, have successfully extracted 39 coins and 37

hookah bar

Haryana passes bill prohibiting hookah bars statewide

Gurugram: In a significant move, the Haryana Assembly approved the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation

gill-jurel

IND vs ENG: Jurel, Gill seal hard-fought win as India bag series

Ranchi: India extended their home dominance by securing a hard-fought five-wicket win over England in the fourth Test, marking their

AI

AI-generated propaganda rivals human-made versions, study raises concerns over misuse

Artificial intelligence-generated propaganda exhibits comparable persuasiveness to real propaganda, according to a study involving over 8,000 US adults conducted by

stab murder

Junior kills IT firm employee after remark over performance at work

Nagpur: A junior colleague allegedly stabbed L Devanathan NR Lakshminarasimhan, an assistant manager at Hexaware Technologies, at a flat in

Minister says CBFC regional office in Chandigarh soon

New Delhi: Union Information and Broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur has announced the establishment of a regional facilitation office for the

crime news

Man run over by lorry after ‘kicked’ by govt officer, dies

Hyderabad: In a disturbing incident in Telangana’s Nizamabad district, a man, who earned his livelihood by cleaning cars at traffic

naveen patnaik

Odisha approves 27 new industrial projects worth Rs 6,134 crore

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has approved 27 new industrial projects worth Rs 6,134 crore across sectors, a senior official said

handcuff

Woman arrested for abducting TV anchor in attempt to marry him

Hyderabad: In a bizarre turn of events, a 31-year-old businesswoman, running a digital marketing business, was apprehended by the police

One killed, another injured in IED blast in Imphal

Imphal: One person was killed and anopther injured in an IED blast in Manipur’s Imphal West district on Friday night,

Delhi Chalo

Farmers to decide next steps on ‘Delhi Chalo’ on Feb 29

Chandigarh: The farmer leaders on Friday said that the next steps for the ‘Delhi Chalo’ movement will be taken on

arrest

2 held with 102 kg cannabis, police say rental cars being used for drugs supply in NCR

Noida: The Noida Police on Thursday arrested two persons and recovered from them more than 100 kg of cannabis sourced

AMNS beti padhao

AMNS India awards Beti Padhao Scholarships to 147 girl students

Barbil: ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AMNS India) awarded ‘Beti Padhao Scholarships’ to 147 girl students of Barbil region in a

wpl 2024

WPL 2024: Full schedule, streaming details with match start time

The Women’s Premier League (WPL 2024) will kick off on February 23 at Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium, featuring an opening

Pandian at barabati

Barabati Stadium in Cuttack to be developed into world-class facility

Cuttack: VK Pandian, chairman of 5T and Nabin Odisha, conducted an inspection of Barabati Stadium on Wednesday, reviewing proposed designs

Dr Arvind Bodhankar

AMNS India appoints Arvind Bodhankar as chief sustainability officer

Mumbai: ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India), a prominent joint venture between steel giants ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, has appointment

ashwini vaishnaw

Puri-Konark rail line gets go-ahead with Rs 492 crore funding

Bhubaneswar: The minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, announced the approval of the Puri-Konark rail

apex court

Why Supreme Court overturned Chandigarh mayoral poll result and declared AAP candidate the winner

The Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned the results of the Chandigarh mayoral polls, determining the AAP-Congress candidate as the rightful

pollution

Unprecedented La Nina event alters winter air quality trends in India: Study

A recent study suggests that an unprecedented triple-dip La Nina event, exacerbated by climate change, led to an unique air