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After topping merit list, upbeat Rashid targets Asia resurgence

The Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Smt. Anupriya Patel releasing a Special Cover on freedom fighter “Shri Gaya Prasad Katiyar” at a function, in New Delhi on December 26, 2016.

CHENNAI:: (ONT bureau) :27/12 Rashid Khan might rue his only even-par round at the McLeod Russel Tour Championship. The 72 came in the last round and prevented him from challenging overnight leader Pariya Junhasavasdikul of Thailand, who won the title by three strokes. But the second-place finish at the Professional Golf Tour of India’s year-ending event at Royal Calcutta Golf ...

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Bird flu outbreak in Keranga again, culling from today


BHUBANESWAR:: (ONT bureau) :27/12 With vian influenza H5N1 reported from Khurda’’s Keranga village for the first time after 2011-12, the Odisha Government on Monday ordered culling of the poultry birds in the infected area from Tuesday. After unusual mortality was reported among chicken in Keranga, Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Department had sent samples to National Institute of High Security ...

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Jet Airways to up capacity by 50% on certain domestic, international routes


Mumbai: (ONT bureau) :27/12 Private carrier Jet Airways today announced the deployment of higher seating capacity aircraft on two domestic and an equal number of international routes from early next year amid growing passenger demand. Jet Airways flights to Kuwait and Jeddah from Mumbai and vice versa as well as to Chennai and Bangalore from here would be operated by ...

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Odia boy revives ‘Puchhuki Gali’ on Indian Idol


Bhubaneswar: Bhawanipatna boy Biswajit Mohapatra has not only grabbed a ticket to Mumbai for Indian Idol 2016-17 season, he also made Sonu Nigam and Anu Mallick croon and dance to the popular Odia song ‘Puchhuki Gali’. Biswajit not only carries himself with style but also has all the elements of a pop star, be it strumming the perfect notes on ...

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Mahima Mishra arrested from Thailand


Bhubaneswar: Noted industrialist and the main accused in Paradip Seaways Shipping General Manager Mahendra Swain’s murder issue Mahimananda Mishra has been arrested by Thailand’s immigration police, local news agency Bangkok Post reported on Sunday. Mahima and his other aide Basant Bal who have been wanted by Odisha Police have been arrested from Pratunam area of Bangkok will be deported to ...

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Demonetization – Modi’s Proud Socialist Moment *Dr R. Balashankar


November 8, 2016 will perhaps go down in history as the day India ushered in the most comprehensive finance sector reform that transformed the country as never before. Now, ten days later, it can be said, that it has almost been pulled off with aplomb with the least possible hardship to people. There is no doubt that there are queues ...

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BJB College declared sine die


Bhubaneswar(ONTB)26/12:The examinations in BJB college were canceled and closed sine die following students unrest in the campus on Monday. The boarders of all hostels have been directed to vacate the hostels immediately. “All remaining examinations starting with the second sitting examinations of 26.12.2016 up to 30.12.2016 will be rescheduled and notified later on,” said a notification issued by BJB college ...

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Pain killers may cause hearing loss in women


Are you in the habit of popping up pain killers even for a headache? Beware, a study has found that women who use pain killers for six years or more may be at an increased risk of loss of hearing than those who used these medications for a year or less. “Hearing loss is extremely common disease and can have ...

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. ‘Nijhum Ratira Sathi’ movie is going to hit the theatre on 1st January,2017


Newcomer Jyoti Prakash has been busy wrapping up his debut films.He is on a highly cherished Hat Trick record as his three Odia movies are in the pipeline for release. He was the winner of ‘Mitha Mitha Jodi’-reality show of Colors Odia TV Channel.After that he got a break in movie ‘Mitha Mitha’-first Odia film of of Colors Odia TV ...

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2016 fruitful year for ISRO


http://http://www.odishanewstimes.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=3380&action=editThe year 2016 was a bag of mixed fortunes for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) with successes on the technological front and setbacks on the legal front. On the technological side, apart from simultaneously launching 20 satellites, the year also saw ISRO activating its own NavIC satellite navigation system, and testing a reusable launch vehicle (RLV) and a scramjet ...

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