Alerts farmers of possible locust invasion, calls for precautions: Odisha government

Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha Sunday alerted farmers about a possible locust invasion in the state and advised them to take precautions, while stressing that there is no reason to panic.Stressing that …

Pratap Chandra Sarangi ‘missing’; minister clarifies: Posters claim Balasore MP

  Balasore: Residents of this town were stunned when banners surfaced Sunday broadcasting that the Union Minister and Balasore MP Pratap Chandra Sarangi had disappeared’. The banners were found in different pieces …

COVID-19 people recover in Odisha: 76 more

  Bhubaneswar: Another 76 people have recuperated from coronavirus in Odisha and all were released Sunday. With the expansion of the new infection free people the all out number of coronavirus recuperated …

Asked to join duties before end of quarantine period in Ganjam: Ayush doctors

  Berhampur: The boss locale clinical and general wellbeing official (CDMPHO) of Ganjam area has requested all Ayush specialists to rejoin COVID-19 obligations before the finish of their isolate periods. Notwithstanding, the …

Meet their watery grave in Boudh: Two youths

  Boudh: In a heartbreaking occurrence, two understudies met with their watery graves in the Mahanadi stream here while having a shower. They had gone to take a plunge at Kushasinga ghat …

Illegal structures on govt land razed in Indore

Indore, Dec 31  Several illegal structures were demolished in Indore on Tuesday as part of the Madhya Pradesh government’s drive against land mafia, a senior civic official said. A garden used …

Railways announces fare hike effective from January 1, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 31 On the New Year’s eve, the railways announced fare hike across its network, excluding suburban trains, effective from January 1, 2020, according to an order issued on …

Prateek Kuhad’s song makes it to Obama’s favourite music of 2019

Los Angeles, Dec 31 Indian singer Prateek Kuhad’s song “cold/mess” has made it to former US President Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 line-up. The list, shared by Obama on Twitter …

Karvy Group splits business in two verticals; non-fin businesses to be housed in separate arm

Mumbai, Dec 31 Over a month after it was barred by Sebi from taking new clients for misusing clients’ securities, the troubled Karvy Group on Tuesday announced corporate restructuring to separate …

Core sector output shrinks by 1.5 pc in November

New Delhi, Dec 31  Contracting for the fourth consecutive month, the output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by 1.5 per cent in November 2019 as five of the eight sectors …

Investors richer by over Rs 11 lakh crore in 2019 stock market rally

New Delhi, Dec 31  Investors became richer by over Rs 11 lakh crore in 2019 helped by a stupendous rally in the stock market where the benchmark Sensex clocked over 14 …

Ircon International, BEML sign pact to explore opportunities in foreign market

New Delhi, Dec 31  State-owned engineering and construction firm Ircon International Ltd on Tuesday said it has entered into a pact with BEML to explore and address opportunities in the overseas …

Sensex falls 304 pts on last trading day but closes 2019 on a high note

Mumbai, Dec 31  Market benchmark Sensex slumped 304 points on the last trading session of 2019, dragged by losses in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and TCS. After swinging …

Iraq Prime Minister demands protesters leave US embassy ‘immediately’

Baghdad, Dec 31 Iraq’s caretaker premier Adel Abdel Mahdi said on Tuesday that crowds that had stormed the US embassy in anger at deadly US air strikes should leave the compound …

Over 500 people killed in 370 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2019

Islamabad, Dec 31  There were nearly 370 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2019, causing the death of 518 people, according to a report by a think-tank. This is a 30 per …