Boycott culture vitiates atmosphere, says IB Minister

Boycott culture vitiates atmosphere, says IB Minister

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PTI | Mumbai

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Friday deplored the "boycott culture" targeting certain films and said such instances vitiate the atmosphere at a time when India is keen to enhance its influence as a soft power. In case someone has a problem with a movie, they should talk to...

AMPHEX 2023: Tri-services conclude exercise to hone military op skills

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

The three Services including the Navy, IAF and Army recently conducted the biennial amphibious exercise ‘AMPHEX 2023’ to hone synergy in various facets of amphibious operations, the Navy said here on Friday.  The latest edition of the drill was the largest ever and took place off Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh for the...

4-year-old girl killed, 2 injured as 6 houses collapse in Agra

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PNS | Lucknow

A four-year-old girl was killed and two others were injured as six houses collapsed in Agra due to excavation work in a nearby inn, police said on Thursday. The incident comes two days after a multi-storey building collapsed killing three and injuring over a dozen people in Lucknow. "A four-year-old girl has...

BBC docu on 2002 riots screened at Jadavpur University

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PTI | Kolkata

More than 100 students at Jadavpur University have reportedly watched the controversial BBC documentary on 2002 Gujarat riots, with a Left student's body having arranged its screening. The Centre has recently issued directions for blocking multiple YouTube videos and Twitter posts sharing links to the documentary 'India: The Modi Question', which...

HC shortens Sengar's interim bail period as victim cites threat

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PTI | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Friday shortened the interim bail period of expelled BJP leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is serving a life term for raping a minor in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao in 2017, asking him to surrender after his daughter's "tilak" ceremony, and said he will be released again...

Situation along eastern border with China stable but unpredictable: GOC-in-C

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PTI | Kolkata

The situation along the eastern border with China is "stable" but "unpredictable" due to the absence of delineation of boundaries, said General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Eastern Command, Lt Gen R P Kalita. The Eastern Command takes care of the LAC in the Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim sectors. Lt Gen Kalita...

Lakhimpur killings: Ashish Mishra released from jail

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PTI | Lakhimpur Kheri

Ashish Mishra, the son of Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra, was released from jail on Friday after the Supreme Court had granted him interim bail in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. Senior superintendent of the Kheri district jail Vipin Kumar Mishra told PTI, "He (Ashish Mishra) has been released from the...

Attempt being made to make judiciary part of PMO: Cong

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PTI | Khanabal

Attacking the Centre, the Congress on Friday alleged that an "undeclared emergency" prevailed in the country and an attempt was being made to "make the judiciary part of the PMO". Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said the Bharat Jodo Yatra is aimed at highlighting such "dangers" facing the country. Addressing a press...

State Editions

7-yr RI for raping minor in B’swar

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 die as SUV overturns in Boudh

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Use Budget provisions fully, avoid parking of funds'

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Month on, action not taken against Tarbha officials yet

28 January 2023 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

PPA all set to handle 130 MT

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Drop Keuta, Kaibarta, Dhibara from SC category'

28 January 2023 | AJIT PANDA | Bhubaneswar

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