17 Feb 2019·
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Pulwama Terror Attack: Security Cover of Five Separatist Leaders Withdrawn * Odisha CM Lays Foundation Stone for State-of-the-Art Cancer Hospital & Research Centre in Bhubaneswar * Bhubaneswar Smart City Wins Geospatial Excellence Award for Its GIS Map Portal ‘Bhubaneswar One’ * Thousands of Congress, BJP Workers from Kalahandi Join BJD * Naveen's Oneness with Bereaved Goes Beyond Ex-Gratia * Odisha CM Enhances Ex-gratia to Rs 25 Lakh for Families of Martyred Odia Jawans * Pulwama Terror Attack: Odisha CM Pays Tribute to Two Odia Martyrs * Odisha CM Dedicates Slew of Development Projects to People of Kalahandi, Attends Mission Shakti Conclave * Pulwama Terror Strike: All Political Party Backs Govt. Stands with Security Forces * Odisha Schools Hold Silent Prayers for Pulwama Attack Martyrs * CM to Visit Kalahandi District Today * Mortal Remains of Two Martyred Odia Jawans to Reach Bhubaneswar Today * Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall * Naveen Urges Educational Institutions to Observe Silent Prayers for Pulwama Martyrs * Odisha Govt Announces Rs 10 Lakh Ex-gratia to Kin of Martyred Odia Jawans in Pulwama Terror Attack * CM Launches Slew of Development Projects in Kendrapara, Distributes KALIA Assistance to Landless Farmers * ECI Reviews Poll Preparedness in Odisha, Ensures Free and Fair Elections * Pulwama Terror Strike: J&K Guv Admits Intelligence Failure * Pulwama Terror Strike: Priyanka Gandhi Urges Centre to Prevent Recurrence of Terror Attacks * Naveen Flags Off 10th Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Train from Berhampur * Pulwama Terror Strike: Odisha CM Holds Silent Prayer for Martyr Troopers * Pulwama Terror Strike: India Withdraws 'Most Favoured Nation' Status to Pak * Pulwama Terror Strike: Two Odia Troopers Among Martyrs * Odisha Best State for Promotion of Sports * Brexit and Theresa May

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Pulwama Terror Attack: Security Cover of Five Separatist Leaders Withdrawn

Pulwama Terror Attack: Security Cover of Five Separatist Leaders Withdrawn

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir administration today withdrew the security cover of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
Pulwama Terror Strike: J&K Guv Admits Intelligence Failure

Pulwama Terror Strike: J&K Guv Admits Intelligence Failure

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has said that Thursday’s Pulwama attack was partly because of an intelligence failure, especially due to the fact that security forces could not detect the loading and movement of the explosive-laden Scorpio
Pulwama Terror Strike: Priyanka Gandhi Urges Centre to Prevent Recurrence of Terror Attacks

Pulwama Terror Strike: Priyanka Gandhi Urges Centre to Prevent Recurrence of Terror Attacks

New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi, general Secretary of the Congress has strongly condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 44 security personnel and demanded concrete steps to prevent a recurrence of such attacks.
Pulwama Terror Strike: Two Odia Troopers Among Martyrs

Pulwama Terror Strike: Two Odia Troopers Among Martyrs

Srinagar: Even as the whole nation is shocked with the death toll reportedly touched 45 today, it has come to notice that at least two Odia jawans have also attained the martyrdom during the attack
Odisha CM to Address Sportstar Awards Ceremony in Mumbai Today

Odisha CM to Address Sportstar Awards Ceremony in Mumbai Today

Mumbai: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will address Sportstar Awards Ceremony scheduled to be held this evening here
Akhilesh Yadav Forcefully Stopped at Lucknow Airport to Prevent Him Attending Function

Akhilesh Yadav Forcefully Stopped at Lucknow Airport to Prevent Him Attending Function

Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party supermo Akhilesh Yadav today alleged he was being stopped at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow by police in order to prevent him from visiting Allahabad to attend an oath-taking ceremony at Allahabad university
Seemanchal Express Derails in Bihar, Six Feared Killed

Seemanchal Express Derails in Bihar, Six Feared Killed

Bihar: In a major accident, at least six passengers have reportedly been killed when nine bogies of Delhi bound Seemanchal Express have been derailed in Hajipur in Bihar at wee hours on Sunday
Goyal Does Good PR Exercises, Avoids Job Crisis in His Budget Speech

Goyal Does Good PR Exercises, Avoids Job Crisis in His Budget Speech

New Delhi: While there has been a growing resentment across the country over the job crisis under the Modi rule, the interim Finance Minister today cleverly avoided the issue in his budget speech in the Parliament
Union Budget 2019: No Tax Upto Rs 5 Lakh Income

Union Budget 2019: No Tax Upto Rs 5 Lakh Income

New Delhi: In a major sop to the middle class, the interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today exempted up to Rs. 5 lakh from paying income tax
Patnagarh Wedding Blast Case: Odisha CB Submits Final Chargesheet Against Punjilal

Patnagarh Wedding Blast Case: Odisha CB Submits Final Chargesheet Against Punjilal

Patnagarh: The Odisha Crime Branch (CB) on Thursday submitted the final chargesheet against key accused in the Patnagarh wedding gift blast case Punjilal Meher at Patnagarh Court in Bolangir district
Naveen Lays Foundation Stone for Cancer Hospital in Jharsuguda

Naveen Lays Foundation Stone for Cancer Hospital in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: In a major boost to the healthcare sector in Western Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid the foundation stone for the Cancer Care Hospital in Jharsuguda The hospital will be developed at a cost of Rs 145 crore, official sources said.
Naba Das Joins BJD

Naba Das Joins BJD

Jharsuguda: In a major boost to the ruling Biju Janata Dal, Jharsuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das, who resigned from the Congress, has joined the BJD in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Amlipali ground here today.
Eight Killed in Road Accident in Kandhamal, Odisha Govt Announces Ex Gratia of Rs 2 Lakh

Eight Killed in Road Accident in Kandhamal, Odisha Govt Announces Ex Gratia of Rs 2 Lakh

Kandhamal: In a tragic incident, at least eight persons have been killed after a mini-truck in which they were travelling has skidded off Bangadadua Ghat and fell into a deep gorge near Brahmanigaon in Kandhamal district today.
Shivakumara Swamiji, 111-Year-Old Siddaganga Seer, Passes Away

Shivakumara Swamiji, 111-Year-Old Siddaganga Seer, Passes Away

Bengaluru: Shivakumara Swamiji's, the 111-year-old Siddaganga seer, passed away on Monday morning after age-related ailments.
'Chowkidaar Chor Hai' ! Shatrughan Sinha Urges Narendra Modi To Come Clean On Rafale Deal

'Chowkidaar Chor Hai' ! Shatrughan Sinha Urges Narendra Modi To Come Clean On Rafale Deal

New Delhi: 'Chowkidaar Chor Hai' ! Shatrughan Sinha Urges Narendra Modi To Come Clean On Rafale Deal
Tens of Thousands Attend Bengal's Mega Anti-BJP Rally

Tens of Thousands Attend Bengal's Mega Anti-BJP Rally

Kolkata: Tens of thousands of enthusiastic workers and supporters, including a man on a wheelchair, attended the mega anti-BJP rally at the historic Brigade Parade ground here on Saturday raising their voices against Prime Minister Narendra Modi
“United India” Rally: 2019 Elections To Be India's Second Freedom Struggle,  Says Stalin

“United India” Rally: 2019 Elections To Be India's Second Freedom Struggle,  Says Stalin

New Delhi:DMK President M.K. Stalin on Saturday said the "only goal" of all the secular parties is to throw out the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, which will be the "country's second freedom struggle" and only option to save the nation by defeating BJP with an united opposition front
India's Debt up 50% to Rs 82 Lakh Crore in Modi Era

India's Debt up 50% to Rs 82 Lakh Crore in Modi Era

New Delhi: Total liabilities of the government has increased 49 per cent to Rs 82 lakh crore in the last four-and-half years during the Narendra Modi government, as per the 8th Edition of the Status Paper on Government Debt released Friday
No More Regional but Prominent National Leader: Shatrughan on Mamata for PM

No More Regional but Prominent National Leader: Shatrughan on Mamata for PM

Kolkata: Asserting that he has not received "respect" in his party, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha said he will attend a mega rally of opposition leaders being organised by TMC chief Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Saturday
Odisha: Fake Spices Manufacturing Unit Busted in Jeypore

Odisha: Fake Spices Manufacturing Unit Busted in Jeypore

Koraput: The Jeypore police in Koraput district has busted a fake spices manufacturing factory at PR Petta Lane in Jeypore town today. One person has been detained in this connection.
Journalist Murder Case: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Gets Life Sentence

Journalist Murder Case: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Gets Life Sentence

Panchkula: A special CBI court has sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment after being found guilty of the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati. The self-styled godman who is currently serving 20 years at the Sunaria prison in Haryana for the rape of two of his female disciples, appeared before the court via video-conferencing. The other three accused
Odisha CM Announces Rs 2 Lakh Ex-Gratia for Kin of Two Killed in Nayagarh

Odisha CM Announces Rs 2 Lakh Ex-Gratia for Kin of Two Killed in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has expressed grief over the deaths of two persons in an attack by a mentally-challenged person in Odagaon in Nayagarh district today.
Security Stepped up in Haryana Ahead of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Ram Rahim's Sentencing

Security Stepped up in Haryana Ahead of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Ram Rahim's Sentencing

Chandigarh: Security has been reinforced in Haryana ahead of the pronouncement of quantum of sentence for Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others convicted in the murder of journalist Ramchander Chhatrapati
MPs, Activists Write to PM Modi to Strengthen MGNREGA

MPs, Activists Write to PM Modi to Strengthen MGNREGA

Several MPs and activists have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to strengthen the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA), a statement said Friday.
'Don't Know Who's Using It': Donald Trump Takes a Jibe at PM Modi for Funding Library in Afghanistan

'Don't Know Who's Using It': Donald Trump Takes a Jibe at PM Modi for Funding Library in Afghanistan

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use. Trump brought up India's aid during a rambling press appearance at a cabinet meeting as he defended his push for the United States to invest less overseas
Kendrapada Boat Tragedy: Death Toll Mounts to 9, Odisha CM Announces RS 4 Lakh  Ex Gratia  to Kin of Victims

Kendrapada Boat Tragedy: Death Toll Mounts to 9, Odisha CM Announces RS 4 Lakh Ex Gratia to Kin of Victims

Kendrapara: Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex- gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of the kin of deceased in the a tragic boat capsized tragedy in Mahanadi River confluence near Nipania in Kendrapara district.
Ramakant Achrekar, Coach of Sachin Tendulkar, Passes Away in Mumbai

Ramakant Achrekar, Coach of Sachin Tendulkar, Passes Away in Mumbai

Mumbai: The famous cricketing guru Ramakant Achrekar, coach of legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday. He was 87 years old.
Chhattisgarh Minister’s Statement Raises Question on Rights on Mahanadi

Chhattisgarh Minister’s Statement Raises Question on Rights on Mahanadi

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik raised hopes for the settlement of the inter-state Mahanadi River dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh after new the government came into power in Chhattisgarh, the comments by the new Water Resources Minister of the State has raised uncertainty about the matter.
Smart LED Street Lights Soon in all ULBs in Odisha

Smart LED Street Lights Soon in all ULBs in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today signed a tripartite agreement for installation of Smart LED Street Lights in all the 113 urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state.
Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case: All 22 accused, Including 21 cops, Acquitted

Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case: All 22 accused, Including 21 cops, Acquitted

A special CBI court on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his aide Tulsi Prajapati, citing insufficient evidence.
WB Govt. Appeals Against Court Order Allowing BJP's 'Rath Yatra'

WB Govt. Appeals Against Court Order Allowing BJP's 'Rath Yatra'

The West Bengal government Friday moved an appeal before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that allowed BJP's 'Rath Yatra' programme in the state.
Not a Silent Prime Minister, Regularly Interacted With the Press: Manmohan Singh

Not a Silent Prime Minister, Regularly Interacted With the Press: Manmohan Singh

Singh was made the finance minister in 1991 by the then Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao, who is credited for changing the course of the Indian economy and bringing in market liberalisation.
Kamal Nath Waives Off Farmer Loan Hours After Taking Oath

Kamal Nath Waives Off Farmer Loan Hours After Taking Oath

Bhopal: Kamal Nath, the veteran Congress leader, who took oath as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister today, waives off farmers’ loan hours after taking oath.
MP, Rajasthan: Show of Opposition Unity at Swearing-In Ceremony

MP, Rajasthan: Show of Opposition Unity at Swearing-In Ceremony

Bhopal: In a show of strength, several opposition leaders were present at the swearing-in ceremony of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath today.
Cyclone Phethai Makes Landfall In Andhra Pradesh, Southern Districts in Odisha Likely to Witness Heavy Rainfall

Cyclone Phethai Makes Landfall In Andhra Pradesh, Southern Districts in Odisha Likely to Witness Heavy Rainfall

Katrenikona: Cyclone Phethai has finally made landfall near Katrenikona in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh this afternoon, official sources said.
West Bengal Govt Rejects BJP's Application for Rath Yatra Apprehending Communal Violence

West Bengal Govt Rejects BJP's Application for Rath Yatra Apprehending Communal Violence

Kolkata: In a setback to the BJP, the West Bengal Government has rejected the saffron party’s application for holding Rath Yatra or Ganatantra Bachao yatra in the state due to grave apprehension of major breach of peace and communal violence during and in the aftermath of the proposed rally.
BJD Delegation Meets Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar, Seeks Support for Women Quota Bill

BJD Delegation Meets Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar, Seeks Support for Women Quota Bill

Mumbai: In a bid to garner the support for the women’s reservation bill, a Biju Janata Dal delegation today has met Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai.
Ashok Gehlot To Be Rajasthan's New CM, Sachin Pilot His Deputy

Ashok Gehlot To Be Rajasthan's New CM, Sachin Pilot His Deputy

The Congress is expected to announce the name of the new Rajasthan chief minister at 4:30 pm today.
BJP Party of the Dead, Says Yashwant Sinha

BJP Party of the Dead, Says Yashwant Sinha

Pune: Former union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday slammed the BJP saying it has become a "murdo ki party" (party of the dead), where only two leaders were ruling the roost, while the others were "scared" to challenge them.
BJP Leader Shatrughan Sinha Congratulates 'Dynamic, Dashing' Rahul Gandhi; Slams PM Modi For 'Widow' Remark

BJP Leader Shatrughan Sinha Congratulates 'Dynamic, Dashing' Rahul Gandhi; Slams PM Modi For 'Widow' Remark

New Delhi: Rebel BJP leader and actor Shatrughan Sinha has congratulated the "dashing, dynamic" Rahul Gandhi for Congress' performance in the elections.
Assembly Poll Results: Sonia Gandhi Says Congress Victory Over BJP's Negative Politics

Assembly Poll Results: Sonia Gandhi Says Congress Victory Over BJP's Negative Politics

New Delhi: Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday described the party's good showing in the assembly poll in three Hindi heartland states as a victory over the BJP's "negative politics
MP Updates: Kamal Nath Reaches Raj Bhawan to Stake Claim to Form Govt.

MP Updates: Kamal Nath Reaches Raj Bhawan to Stake Claim to Form Govt.

Congress leader Kamal Nath has reached Raj Bhawan in Bhopal to stake claim to form the next Government with the support of BSP in Madhay Pradesh today.
Assembly Poll Results: Congress Crosses Halfway Mark in Trends in MP

Assembly Poll Results: Congress Crosses Halfway Mark in Trends in MP

Bhopal: The Congress is leading comfortably and has crossed the halfway mark of 116 seats, as per trends. The Congress has leads in 117 seats, the BJP is ahead in 97, the BSP in 7 and Others in 9.
Assembly Poll Results: Cong Leads In Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh, TRS In Telangana

Assembly Poll Results: Cong Leads In Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh, TRS In Telangana

On another note, Congress has already crossed the halfway mark in Chhattisgarh and Chief Minister Raman Singh is now trailing in this BJP-ruled state.
Assembly Poll Results: Cong Races Ahead in Rajasthan in Early Leads

Assembly Poll Results: Cong Races Ahead in Rajasthan in Early Leads

The Congress Party is currently racing ahead in early leads in Rajasthan where the counting is going on.
Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Resigns from Modi's Cabinet, to Join Opposition Camp

Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Resigns from Modi's Cabinet, to Join Opposition Camp

New Delhi: After a prolonged battle with the BJP over seat-sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha has resigned from the Narendra Modi cabinet today.
UP Parliamentarian Savitri Bai Phule Quits BJP: "Party Trying To Divide Society"

UP Parliamentarian Savitri Bai Phule Quits BJP: "Party Trying To Divide Society"

New Delhi: In a major embarrassment, Savitri Bai Phule, a BJP parliamentarian known for her controversial comments, quit the party today saying "India's money is being spent on construction of statues instead of being used for the development of the country," she said.
British High Commission Seeks Consular Access to AgustaWestland Deal Accused Christian Michel

British High Commission Seeks Consular Access to AgustaWestland Deal Accused Christian Michel

New Delhi: The British High Commission Wednesday sought consular access to Christian Michel, a day after the British national was brought to India from the UAE to face allegations of bribery in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, an official said
Odisha Politics: What Made Pradhan to Decline Jual’s Comment on BJP’s CM Face

Odisha Politics: What Made Pradhan to Decline Jual’s Comment on BJP’s CM Face

The two union cabinet ministers and senior BJP leaders from Odisha sing two different tunes when it comes to BJP’s CM face in poll bound Odisha.
Mahanadi Water Sharing Dispute: Chhattisgarh Govt Files Affidavit Before Tribunal

Mahanadi Water Sharing Dispute: Chhattisgarh Govt Files Affidavit Before Tribunal

New Delhi: The Chhattisgarh Government today filed its affidavit before the Mahanadi Water Dispute Tribunal in reply to an interim petition of the Odisha Government.
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