Contractor detained; engineers grilled by cops

Contractor detained; engineers grilled by cops

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) authorities on Saturday began a probe into the collapse of the roof of an under-construction Link Building at the airport in which a person was killed and many others were injured on Friday night. BPIA Director VV Rao said a slab of the building...

IGNOU introduces MJMC, BBA, PGDCA

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

From the current academic session, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started four new courses, MA in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC), Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA), PG Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) and Diploma in Mobile Application Development (DMAD). Admission for these courses for the January 2020...

S’pur shrine to have India’s biggest bell

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) would instal India’s biggest bell to add to the magnificence of the picturesque temple site of Mata Ghanteshwari on the outskirts of Sambalpur. The MCL has decided to put up the brass metal bell weighing three tonnes to make holy site more attractive for visitors.   The Mata...

Giant Tricolour to be hoisted at Utkal Varsity

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Meeting a longtime demand by the students, the authorities of the Utkal University have decided to unfurl a giant National Flag in its premises on the 71st Republic Day on Sunday. The Tricolour measuring 20X30 feet will be hoisted atop a 100-feet-high flagpole. An official of the university said this would...

Four minor boys held for raping 8-year-old girl

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four minor boys in a slum under the Khandagiri police station in the city recently. The matter came to light after the Khandagiri police produced the four boys before the Juvenile Justice Board on Friday. Reportedly, the boys aged between eight and 13 years had...

2 women teachers die in road mishap

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | PNS | PURI

Two women teachers in Puri district were killed in a road mishap on their way to school on Saturday morning. The deceased Snehalata Sahu (42) and Subhalaxmi Parida (23) were teachers of the Pitabash UG ME School in Dandamukundapur. They were going to school by a scooter when an pickup van...

Parents of jailed gangster held for extortion

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | PNS | CUTTACK

Police on Saturday arrested parents of an arrested gangster for their alleged role in helping their son continue his extortion activities from the jail. The Chauliaganj police arrested Pratap Behera and his wife Phulabati, who are parents of dreaded criminal Litua alias Bharat Behera. Litua, an associate of gangster Dhalasamant brothers,...

Rain likely in 48 hours in parts of State

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Even as cold wave conditions continued to prevail in several districts in the State, the Regional Office of the Indian Metrological Centre (IMD) here on Saturday predicted rainfall in some districts from January 28 to 29. As per the latest IMD bulletin, light to moderate rain or thundershowers are likely to...

State Editions

Goel to hold padyatra, to stay in slums

27 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Kejriwal accuses Shah of insulting people of Delhi

27 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

‘CAA is BJP move to influence polls’

27 January 2020 | GAYATHRI MANI | Delhi

31 Delhi Police personnel awarded police medals

27 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Raghav Chadha holds Jan Ashirwad Yatra

27 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

It’s AAP vs BJP in Mehrauli

27 January 2020 | SHEKHAR SINGH | Delhi

Sunday Edition

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26 January 2020 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I believe in giving 200%’

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Planning to travel overseas? Be well-insured

26 January 2020 | Rohan Kumar | Agenda

Maluti: Jharkhand’s own terracotta land

26 January 2020 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda