Odia film actress Runu Parija dead

Odia film actress Runu Parija dead

Myodia Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 24: Popular comedy actress of Odia film industry Runu (Sadhana Parija) today died of heart attack. She suffered a heart stroke at her Cuttack home and died on the way to the hospital, reports said. Runu entered the film career with Priyatama in 1978. Her other movies included ‘Batasi Jhada’, ‘Jaga […]

 

Facebook launches anonymous chat app

Facebook launches anonymous chat app

San Francisco, Oct 24 : Facebook, the world’s No1 biggest social media network, has launched a new app for mobile telephones that allows users to share interests with others anonymously. The new app, dubbed “Rooms”, was unveiled Thursday and is an adapted version of internet “chat rooms” and operates independently of Facebook, so users do […]

 

Barang drowning: Odisha govt shifts school headmistress

Barang drowning: Odisha govt shifts school headmistress

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, four school students were swept away in the Barang-Puri main canal near Hanuman Vatika on Tuesday afternoon while they were bathing. Dead bodies of all four students were found from the canal after a long rescue operation. The deceased students were identified as Abhijeet Sabat, Bablu Diggal, Manas Nayak and […]

 

Earthquake hits in Pakistan

Earthquake hits in Pakistan

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted northern Pakistan Friday, a media report said. The tremors were felt in Swat, Malakand, Chitral, Shangla, Upper Dir, Lower Dir and nearby areas, Geo TV reported. The epicentre was located in the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan.  

 

Rahul Gandhi meets cyclone hit farmers in Koraput Odisha

Rahul Gandhi meets cyclone hit farmers in Koraput Odisha

Jeypore: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited Koraput district on Monday to meet cyclone hit farmers of the district. His programmes were scheduled at Jeypore, Laxmipur and Patangi. PCC President Jaydev Jena, congress leader Giridhara Gomango also joined Rahul Gandhi at a meeting in Jeypore. Rahul stated that the farmers of Koraput district have suffered […]

 

BJD wins Kandhamal LS by-poll Pratyusha emerges as winner

BJD wins Kandhamal LS by-poll Pratyusha emerges as winner

Bhubaneswar: BJD candidate Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh, wife of late MP Hemendra Chandra Singh, won the by-election for Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat trouncing BJP’s Rudramadhab Ray by a whopping 2,98,868 votes. In her debut poll battle, Pratyusha Rajeswari secured 4,77,529 votes, while Rudramadhab Ray polled 1,78,661 votes. Congress candidate Abhimanyu Behera was pushed to the third […]

 

Odisha govt prepares to tackle Ebola

Odisha govt prepares to tackle Ebola

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday apprised the Centre over its preparedness to prevent possible outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in the state. The State Government informed the Centre that it has already created an isolation ward at the ‘SCB’ Medical College Hospital in Cuttack for Ebola patients, if any comes to the State. […]

 

Nursing Home ransacked following death of patient

Nursing Home ransacked following death of patient

Bhubaneswar: Panda Nursing Home under the Kharvela Nagar (PS) limits in Bhubaneswar after the death of a patient on Thursday. Relatives of the deceased and local people ransacked the nursing home by damaging property of the health centre besides damaging two vehicles parked inside it. Police sources said that one Tapan Nayak of Unit-III Dalit […]

 

10-member Odisha highway robbers’ gang arrested

10-member Odisha highway robbers’ gang arrested

In a major breakthrough, district Angul police today arrested a gang of highway robbers involved in as many as 12 cases, including some in which it killed the drivers and helpers of goods laden trucks across Odisha.   The accused were identified as Sangram Keshari Samantaray (28) of Puri, Susanta Pradhan (24), Maheswar Mukhi (25), […]

 
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