Controversy

Odisha: 129 Crore Rupees Spent From Relief Fund For Aahaar Scheme

Bhubaneswar: As people and corporate houses are donating generously to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) in Odisha, the government is diverting the fund for other reasons. According to information availed through RTI Act, state government has spent around 129 crore rupees from the CMRF for Aahaar, a scheme under Housing and Urban Development Department (HUDD). […]

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TikTok Ban Lifted

Chennai: Madras High Court yesterday lifted the interim ban on Chinese-owned video app TikTok, subject to certain conditions. The video app claims to have over 54 million active users in India. Deciding a case filed by advocate Muthu Kumar, the bench vacated its interim order banning the app, subject to conditions that pornographic videos will not […]



Digvijay Singh Challenges Modi To File Case Against Him

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Senior Congress Leader Digvijiy Singh, challenged PM Narendra Modi today to file a case against him as BJP leaders alleged him that he was an anti-national and a Pakistan supporter. This happened when in a series of tweets, Singh, who stirred a controversy yesterday by referring to the Pulwama terror attack as […]


#BoycottKapilSharma Says Twitter: Kapil Sharma Show to Go Off Air?

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Twitter was flooded with tweets of #boycottsidhu and #boycottkapilsharmashow soon after Navjot Singh Sidhu gave a comment on the Pulwama terror attack. When the whole has stood together to fight against this heinous attack, Sidhu gave a comment that that for a handful of people the entire nation (Pakistan) couldn’t be blamed. His comment […]


SAT Issues Arrest Warrant Against Bureaucrat and Chief Engineer

Bhubaneswar: The State Administrative Tribunal (SAT), in relation of violating its order for deposition, has issued an arrest warrant against a bureaucrat and chief engineer . The bailable arrest warrant of Rs 5,000 each was issued against Water Resources Principal Secretary Pradeep Kumar Jena and Minor Irrigation Chief Engineer Saroj Kumar Pattnaik. The tribunal directed the […]


Modi Gets Philip Kotler Presidential Award For Selfless Service

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded the Philip Kotler Presidential Award 2019 for his Outstanding leadership & Selfless Service to India. “I congratulate PM Narendra Modi for being conferred the first ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award. He has been selected for his outstanding leadership and selfless service towards India, combined with […]


Polavaram Row: SC Rejects Odisha’s Plea

Bhubaneswar: In a major setback to Odisha, the Supreme Court today rejected the State government’s plea to stop the ongoing work on the controversial Polavaram dam in Andhra Pradesh. The three-member bench of the apex court refused to order a stay on the Indira Sagar Polavaram Project on the Godavari river. Supreme Court also directed […]


Akshay Parija Movie to Advocate Bengali Origin of Rasagola !

Bhubaneswar: Two days after announcing his plans about producing Bengali films at Make In Odisha Conclave, renowned Odia producer Akshay Kumar Parija came up with the trailer of his upcoming Bengali movie Rosogolla. Official Facebook page of Akshay Parija Productions shared the Youtube link of Rosogolla trailer on 16th November 2018. Though the story-line has […]


Massive Dumping of Used Vehicles in Africa and South Asia: CSE Study

New Delhi, July 23, 2018: Urgent global intervention needed to stop this unregulated dumping and reduce health and climate risks Of the 2-billion global vehicle fleet,over 40 million vehicles — 4 per cent of global automobile ownership– reach end-of-life every year. Large numbers of these get traded to low and middle income countries of Africa and […]