December 2018

Two Convicts of 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Surrendered

New Delhi: Two convicts of 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots case, Former MLAs Kishan Khokhar and Mahender Yadav, surrendered today before a Delhi Court to serve the 10 year jail term. The 73 year old former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar who is one of the convicts and sentenced to life in the case will surrender later in […]

Bhubaneswar Breaks Its 26 yr Record, Dripping to 8 Degrees

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s temple city and capital, Bhubaneswar, broke its 26 year long record when yesterday the temperature came down to 8.2 degree celcius. The city had recorded its last lowest temperature of 6.2 degree celcius in December 1992. According to the weatherman, the temperature in the city dropped more than eight degrees below the normal. […]

Centre Appoints New Chief Information Commissioner

New Delhi: The Government of India has appointed Sudhir Bhargav as the new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of the Central Information Commission. Along with him four new Information Commissioners are also appointed. Previously the Commission was functioning with only three members including the Chief IC though the sanctioned strength is 11 in number. The President […]

Triple Talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha Today

New Delhi: Today the Bill of Triple Talaq will be considered by the Rajya Sabha for its voting and if it gets majority, then instant Talaq which is prevalent among the Muslims will become a penal offence under the Indian Penal Code. On December 27 the The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, […]

Make in Odisha to Provide 6 Lakh New Jobs

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on said the investment intents received during this year’s Make in Odisha conclave will create employment opportunities for six lakh persons in Odisha. At an event organised at Jaydev Bhawan here yesterday to felicitate students from Odisha who secured medals in the recent India Skills 2018 CM said  that the […]

Odisha Lesbian Couple Found Hanging in Jharkhand

Baripada: Two women, allegedly in a relationship, were found hanging in a room at Bolayadiha under Gamharia police limits in Saraikela Kharsawan district of Jharkhand today. The alleged lesbian couple are reportedly from Kuliana area of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. The women couple allegedly hanged themselves inside the room to which they moved in recently. […]

World’s Highest Rail Arch Bridge on Chenab

New Delhi: The Indian Railways is all set to build world’s highest rail-arch bridge with a height of 359 metres over the Chenab river in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir and will be completed by March 2019. Union Minister Piyush Goyal shared a snippet of this ambitious project in a video over Twitter. […]

Narendra Modi and Lotay Tshering hold Talks

New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with the Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tshering on strengthening bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries. The Bhutanese Prime Minister arrived at New Delhi yesterday for his foreign visit after taking charge last month. Tshering met the PM at his Hyderabad House in the morning […]

Poaching at Brahmagiri: 4 Migratory Birds Dead

Bhubaneswar: Remains four migratory birds were discovered by the Brahmagiri Forest Officials near Badabandhakera Square near Delanga Road in Brahmagiri yesterday. The poachers escaped from the spot. The Department has been paroling the area for the safety of the birds who come from far off places to Chilika. “The migratory birds have been coming to […]