Jaishankar in Israel, to hold high-level talks

Jaishankar in Israel, to hold high-level talks

Monday, 18 October 2021 | PTI | Tel Aviv

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said that he is looking forward to a “great visit” as he arrived here on a five-day official trip during which he will hold talks with the country’s top leadership to mutually prepare a roadmap for further enriching the strategic ties besides exploring...

Somali-origin suspect in UK MP’s murder held under Terrorism Act

Monday, 18 October 2021 | PTI | London

The suspect arrested in England’s Essex following the killing of British Conservative MP Sir David Amess has been named as Ali Harbi Ali, a 25-year-old man of Somali heritage, now being held under the stringent Terrorism Act. Amess, 69 and a member of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party,...

2 migrants dead, 21 missing off Tunisia in shipwreck

Monday, 18 October 2021 | AP | Tunis

At least two migrants died and 21 have disappeared after their boat capsized on Sunday off the Tunisian coast in the Mediterranean Sea, Tunisian officials said. Seven others were rescued. According to the spokesman at the court in Mahdia, a Tunisian port, coast guards were alerted by a survivor. Ferid Ben...

Globe Trotting

Monday, 18 October 2021 | Agencies

Bill clinton to be released from hosp Orange (US): Bill Clinton spent a fourth night at a Southern California hospital where he is recovering from an infection but is expected to be released Sunday after making great progress, a spokesman said. Mild quake in west Nepal; no damage Kathmandu: A mild earthquake measuring...

UN extends Haiti political mission after US-China dispute

Sunday, 17 October 2021 | Agencies | United Nations

The UN Security Council voted unanimously Friday evening to extend the UN political mission in Haiti after a dispute between China which has no diplomatic relations with Latin America’s poorest country and many other members who stressed the importance of the long-term presence of the United Nations in the crisis-wracked...

NASA’s asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds

Sunday, 17 October 2021 | AP | CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.

NASA spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the sky with diamonds Saturday morning on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids. Seven of the mysterious space rocks are among swarms of asteroids sharing Jupiter’s orbit, thought to be the pristine leftovers of planetary formation. An Atlas V rocket blasted off before dawn, sending...

Russia’s daily virus deaths top 1,000 for first time

Sunday, 17 October 2021 | AP | MOSCOW

Russia’s daily death toll from Covid-19 has exceeded 1,000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections. The national coronavirus task force on Saturday reported 1,002 deaths in the previous day, up from 999 on Friday, along with 33,208 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, more than...

‘God have mercy’: Tigray residents describe life under siege

Sunday, 17 October 2021 | AP | NAIROBI

As food and the means to buy it dwindled in a city under siege, the young mother felt she could do no more. She killed herself, unable to feed her children. In a Catholic church across town, flour and oil to make communion wafers will soon run out. And the flagship...

State Editions

Rains in State till Oct 22

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

4 ZP prez posts reserved each for OBCs, SCs

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

What made Min Tudu lose tempers?

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Centurion prof gets Union Govt grant

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Japan a trusted partner in Odisha's industrial growth'

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Let Goa, Jaipur flights from BBSR go via Jharsuguda'

18 October 2021 | NIMAI CHARAN SAHU | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astroturf : Worship in celebratory mode

17 October 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Eating Out Right

17 October 2021 | Excerpt | Agenda

In the footsteps of Ram

17 October 2021 | Navneet Mendiratta | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I get excited by hearing voices that are not generic’

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Bolly World

17 October 2021 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Virtual turns real

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer