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Bandh in Odisha’s Kandhamal total, VHP thanks people

Bandh in Odisha’s Kandhamal total, VHP thanks people

Reported by Simanchal Pattanaik Phulbani, Feb 28: The 12-hour Kandhamal bandh called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in protest against the refusal of the Odisha government to…

Another swine flu patient identified in Odisha

Another swine flu patient identified in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: The number of swine flu patients in Odisha has gone up to 13 with another patient detected with the virus in…





STATE

Railway police rescue eight Odisha women

Railway police rescue eight Odisha women

Reported by Ranjan Rath Rayagada, Feb 28: The Government Railway Police (GRP) rescued eight women from Hirakhand Express in Odisha’s Rayagada district today and detained a lady broker.…

Odisha CM flags off Indo-Nepal Friendship Motor Rally

Odisha CM flags off Indo-Nepal Friendship Motor Rally

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off the first edition of Indo-Nepal Friendship Motor Rally 2015 at Hotel Mayfair Lagoon…

Odisha govt wakes up to need to promote Nabakalebara now

Odisha govt wakes up to need to promote Nabakalebara now

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: The Odisha government, which has been trying to hard sell the Nabakalebara Yatra of Lord Jagannath scheduled for this July as…

Odisha ranked second in black-marketing of PDS wheat

Odisha ranked second in black-marketing of PDS wheat

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: The Economic Survey Report-2014-15, presented in the Parliament on Friday, has ranked Odisha as the second state in the country in…

CRIME

Minor tribal girl raped, murdered in Odisha’s Rengali

Minor tribal girl raped, murdered in Odisha’s Rengali

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Rengali, Feb 28: A minor tribal girl was allegedly raped and murdered in a forested area under…

4-year old boy goes missing from city station

4-year old boy goes missing from city station

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: A 4-year-old male child went missing from the waiting hall at the Railway station in Odisha…

CITY

Odisha CM flags off Indo-Nepal Friendship Motor Rally

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off the first edition of Indo-Nepal Friendship Motor Rally 2015 at Hotel Mayfair…

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MISCELLANY

‘Jihadi John’ had anger therapy at school: Teacher

London, Feb 28: The Islamic State (IS) militant known as ‘Jihadi John’ received anger management therapy in his first year of secondary school after getting into fights,…

HEALTH

Another swine flu patient identified in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: The number of swine flu patients in Odisha has gone up to 13 with another patient detected with the virus…

SCI TECH

A ‘different’ life possible on Saturn’s moon Titan

New York, Feb 28: Awash with seas of liquid methane, Saturn’s moon Titan could harbour methane-based, oxygen-free life, guess scientists. A team of Cornell University researchers have…

BLOG

Of Reluctant Dynasts and Eager Politicians

By Ashok Mohapatra* “After Biju, who?” was a question that kept the Odisha media on the tenterhooks during the 1990s. Many blamed the man who straddled the…

ART & CULTURE

Odisha govt wakes up to need to promote Nabakalebara now

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: The Odisha government, which has been trying to hard sell the Nabakalebara Yatra of Lord Jagannath scheduled for this July…

ENVIRONMENT

Bhitarkanika ousts Chilika as biggest home for dolphins in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 28: Bhitarkanika wildlife sanctuary has dethroned long time leader Chilika as the largest home for dolphins in Odisha. The Rajnagar Mangrove…