Sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister: Mahinda Rajapaksa

  Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s senior sibling and previous strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa will be confirmed as the new PM Thursday. Gotabhaya Wednesday named Rajapaksa as the new executive after officeholder …

Tightens policy on political ads to prevent abuse: Google

  San Francisco: Google Wednesday refreshed how it handles political promotions as online stages stay compelled to abstain from being utilized to spread misdirecting data planned to impact voters. The web organization …

Points finger at outsiders including US, Iran : Deadly unrest

  Dubai: As a virus downpour fell on a suburb of Iran’s capital Wednesday, ladies gulped by dark chadors and men in green military-style coats strolled close by the banner hung pine …

Strikes kill 21 in Syria, says monitor: Russia air raids, regime

  Beirut: Attacks by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s powers and air attacks by his partner Russia killed in any event 21 regular people remembering 10 youngsters for rebel-held Idlib territory Wednesday, an …

Approves sale of USD 1 billion worth of naval guns to India: Trump administration

  Washington: The Trump Administration has advised to the US Congress its assurance to sell USD 1 billion worth of maritime weapons to India for use against warships, hostile to flying machine …

Agitation withdrawn in Sambalpur: Farmers’

  Bhubaneswar: The ranchers’ tumult over concentrated token framework in Sambalpur area has been pulled back after a discourse with Rural Development serve Sushant Singh Thursday. Convener of the ranchers’ affiliation …

Assumes office as interim DGP: Satyajit Mohanty

  Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS official Satyajit Mohanty Thursday expected office as in-control Director General of Police (DGP). He will stay in the post till DGP-representative Abhay assumes responsibility, a Home office notice …

Claimed 18,683 lives in state in 4 yrs, Road mishaps: Transport minister

  Bhubaneswar:  As numerous as 18,683 individuals kicked the bucket in street mishaps over the most recent four years in Odisha, said Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera Thursday. Answering to an inquiry, the …

Expire Nov 30, people hurry to get licenses: MVA Act relaxation period

  Cuttack: With the unwinding time frame for execution of the arrangements of Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 reaching a conclusion November 30, a frightening disclosure of a great many individuals driving …

Guidelines to ensure safety of cash: Home dept

Bhubaneswar: The state government at long last woke up to the need to get control over the rising occurrences of plunder of bank money vans at different places in the previous hardly …

Faces protest from DHH ad hoc staff: NHM director

  Puri: National Health Mission, Odisha, executive Shalini Pandit confronted fight from over a hundred impromptu representatives of the area central station medical clinic (DHH) here when she visited the emergency clinic …

Appointed as new Odisha DGP: Abhaya

  Bhubaneswar: As part of a minor reshuffle among top IPS officials, the state government Wednesday selected 1986-bunch IPS official Abhaya as the new Director General of Police (DGP). Abhaya is right …

Guard minor minerals: Enforcement cells

  Bhubaneswar: In an offer to check unlawful mining of minor minerals, state government has made requirement cells in 144 tehsils, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marndi disclosed to Assembly Wednesday. …

Niali Madhab being related to Lord Jagannath, No evidence : SJTA

  Puri: A day after several fans drove by Niali Madhab sanctuary servitors landed in Puri conveying new garments for Lord Jagannath, his associate Goddess Mahalaxmi, senior sibling Lord Balabhadra and sister …

Asks ministers to work, not please their ‘boss’: Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

  Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asked Thursday state priests to focus on their specializations as opposed to responding to his announcements to ‘please their chief’. He said either Chief Minister …