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State sees 9% growth in tourist arrival: CM

State sees 9% growth in tourist arrival: CM

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a three-day third edition of Odisha Travel Bazaar here on Monday organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Tourism Department. Patnaik said, “Endowed with some of India’s finest eco-tourism hotspots such as Chilika lagoon, Similipal, Bhitarkanika, Satksoia and Debrigarh,...

Gopalpur port receives first capesize vessel

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

The Gopalpur Port has received its first ever cape-size vessel carrying 105,000 tonnes of limestone. With this, Gopalpur has now joined the list of select Indian ports that can handle such large ships. The JSPL, one of the Gopalpur Port’s major customers, imported 105,000 tonnes of steel-grade limestone from the Middle...

Left parties slam Centre for economic crisis, privatization

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Communist Party of India, the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation and the All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) jointly staged a demonstration here on Monday over the economic crisis and the privatisation spree in the country. The parties’ leaders said the economy of the...

Man kills friend in Ganjam; detained

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

A man allegedly bludgeoned his friend to death with   an iron rod over a dispute at Kaniari village under the Kabisuryanagar police station in Ganjam district on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Kartik Pradhan. A brawl had erupted between Kartik and his friend two days ago over a...

Japanese centre at Puri academy inaugurated

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | PNS | PURI

An IT and Japanese Language Centre was inaugurated in the premises of CSA at Puri-Konark Marine Drive Road, Balighai, Puri. Japan Consul General Masayuki Taga attended as the chief guest of the function and interpreted bright future of its students after completion of the IT course with exposure to Japanese language...

Corporate tax cut impetus to solar sector

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | SWAYAM PRAKASH BARAL

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slashed down the corporate tax rates, from 30 per cent to 22 per cent. Such major step just before the keenly-waited festive season can be considered as a game changer for the Indian companies. This tax deduction can be expected to be an analgesic for companies....

Kendrapada youth held for iPhone theft in Hyderabad

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | PNS | KENDRAPADA

The Telangana police on Monday arrested a youth of Chandiagadi village under the Aul police station on the charge of stealing 18 costly mobile phones from a shop in Hyderabad. The accused was identified as Rabindra Mallick. Reports said a team of Telegana police assisted by their Aul  counterparts conducted a raid...

Cuttack locals oppose polythene raid

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | PNS | CUTTACK

Tension prevailed at Nuabazaar Chhak in the city when locals opposed officials of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) during a crackdown on polythene use on Monday. Sources said that a CMC enforcement team was conducting raids at shops against illegal use of polythene in the market in the afternoon when some...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer