Blast in cracker store kills one

A man died when there was a blast in a cracker godown near Belpahar in which the entire factory has reduced to shambles. Although the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained but the fire perhaps started when some cracker was being made. Police has started the probe into this illegally run cracker manufacturing unit.

Thief who apologises for theft

It was in UK that a man who theft a student’s laptop was quick to shoot back an email apologising for the theft. He wrote that he felt bad about it.  He even wrote that he feels bad yet did that due to circumstances. However, the email read that ‘I left your wallet and phone’ those could be some use at least.

Man having 35 kg tumor in abdomen relieved after surgery

A man in US who was often teased by friends for having a beer belly was in fact having a 35 kg cancerous tumor in his abdomen. When he, Hector Hernandez realised it and went to a doctor was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor which took the doctors 6 hours surgery to remove the tumor.

A medical marvel, world’s first genetically modified baby

After modifying genes of child from several wombs of mothers a doctor in China has claimed to have made the first genetically modified baby which is in his lab. Dr. Hu Jiang is stated to have develop the baby that was born two days back after taking genes from nine pregnant women’s womb. Jiang claims by modified genes a child can have new talent and disease free also.

Ayushman’s wife with stage 1A cancer

Most merciless disease is this. Wife of popular cine star Ayushman Khurana’s wife Tahira battles with a stage1A cancer. But she has the guts to fight it out ‘I will be going through 12 sessions of chemotherapy’ writes Tahira when half way with 6 and rest she has the resolve ‘half the battle won and other half I want to fight’ good words from Tahira.

Man who robbed bengali star Rituparna nabbed by police

Odisha police has succeeded to arrest one Bodhisatwa Bhattacharya from Bhubaneswar who had allegedly robbed at the residence of Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta of cash and valuables. The accused had lodged himself in a city hotel in Bhubaneswar who had also tried to blackmail Sengupta for further cash to return the valuables. He will be produced before the court and will be taken on remand, say the police sources.


ACP in Delhi commits suicide jumping from 10th floor of police head quarters

An ACP of the Delhi police, in a shocking incident, jumped from the 10th floor of the police head quarter in Delhi and committed suicide. The dead officer’s body was found in the porch of the building. Suspense continues as the investigation is underway to ascertain the real cause behind the suicide by the ACP, Prem Ballabh who was 55 year old.

Dharmendra urges CM for quick steps at formation of plastic plant at Paradeep

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan has shot a letter to the chief minister Naveen Patnaik for quick initiatives towards the setting up of the plastic plant in Paradeep which is a joint venture of the state and the centre. Pradhan has emphacised that the proposed plant would ease up the requirements of investors and take up works on further infrastructural developments. He has sought the CM’s personal intervention.


Man gets back lost wallet from a stranger with extra cash and a note ‘celebrate’

It was a rare gesture of magnanimity. A man who lost his wallet in Las Vegas bound flight was lucky to have got it back. The stranger who returned it urged him to ‘celebrate’ adding extra cash. The wallet had $60, a $400 paycheck and a debit card and ID. The stranger made it round for $100 and returned with the note.

Earth observation satellite HysIS launched by ISRO along with 30 others

It was a big go ahead as India’s earth observation satellite HysIS was launched by ISRO along with 30 other foreign satellites which includes 23 from the US. It was launched from the First Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre  and the satellites were carried by the workhorse rocket PSLV-C43. It was the 45th flight of the PSLV.

Britain threatens to exit from EU over Brexit row

The protracted row over the Brexit has reached a boiling point as Britain has threatened to get out of the European union soon if Brexit fails to get through. The UK has , according to TV reports has issued the notice to the EU in this regard and if the row continues then Britain will eject out of EU soon.

Western Odisha lawyers boost demand for high court branch

The demand for setting up of high bench in Western Odisha has gained further momentum . Today, the striking lawyers have given a ‘bandh’ call in Jharsugda and the demand in fact has it’ s root in many parts and mainly so in Sambalpur for last few years. Picketing is going on in several areas barring Bolangir that still remains out of the club of lawyers of other districts.

2.0 budget for minute can hire an Engineer

A lot being talked about the  Rajnikant and Akhsay Kumar starer film 2.0 from the technical point of view. Made at a budget of Rs.543 crore the film on an average spends an amount in one minute that is more than the salary of an Engineer in present day situation. In one memes, seen in social media, they spend about Rs.7 lakh on each second of the film that is 65% of an Engineer’s salary.

ହକି ଉପରେ ସ୍ମାରକୀ ଡାକ ଟିକେଟକୁ ଉନ୍ମୋଚନ କଲେ ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ।

ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ରାଜ୍ୟ ସଚିବାଳୟରେ ହକି ବିଶ୍ୱ କପ୍ ଉପଲକ୍ଷେ ଉନ୍ମୋଚନ କରିଛନ୍ତି ସ୍ମାରକୀ ଡାକ ଟିକେଟ। ଭିନ୍ନ ଭିନ୍ନ ପାଞ୍ଚୋଟି ଡାକ ଟିକଟର ଉନ୍ମୋଚନ କରାଯାଇଥିଲା। ମୁଖ୍ୟତଃ ଓଡ଼ିଶାରେ ବିଶ୍ୱ କପ୍ ହକିର ଆୟୋଜନକୁ ସ୍ମରଣ ରଖିବା ପାଇଁ ଡାକ ଓ ତାର ବିଭାଗ ତରଫରୁ ଏହି ପଦକ୍ଷେପ ନିଆଯାଇଛି। ଏହି ଉତ୍ସବରେ ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀଙ୍କ ସହିତ ମୁଖ୍ୟ ଶାସନ ସଚିବ ଏବଂ ଡାକ ବିଭାଗର ବରିଷ୍ଠ କର୍ମଚାରୀ ଉପସ୍ଥିତ ଥିଲେ। ଡାକ ବିଭାଗର ଏପରି ପଦକ୍ଷେପକୁ ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ପ୍ରଶଂସା କରିଥିଲେ।

ହକି ବିଶ୍ୱ କପ୍ ଉଦଘାଟନ ଉତ୍ସବରେ ସମସ୍ତେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାକୁ କଲେ ପ୍ରଶଂସା, ନବୀନଙ୍କୁ ପ୍ରଶଂସା କଲେ ଶାହାରୁଖ ଖାନ୍

ଭୁବନେଶ୍ୱର କଳିଙ୍ଗ ଷ୍ଟାଡିୟମରେ କିଙ୍ଗ୍ ଖାନ ଶାହାରୁଖ, ସଂଗୀତଜ୍ଞ ଏ.ଆର. ରେହେମାନ ଏବଂ ଅଭିନେତ୍ରୀ ମାଧୁରୀ ଦିକ୍ଷୀତ ସମସ୍ତେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାକୁ ପ୍ରଶଂସାରେ ପୋତି ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି। ଏପରିକି ହକି ଇଣ୍ଡିଆ ଏବଂ ଉଦଘାଟନ ସମାରୋହରେ ଯୋଗଦେଇଥିବା ବଲିଉଡ୍ କଳାକାରମାନେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଏପରି ପଦକ୍ଷେପକୁ ଭୂୟସି ପ୍ରଶଂସା କରିଛନ୍ତି। ଶାହାରୁଖ ଖାନ୍ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ପରି ରାଜ୍ୟରେ ଏପରି ବିଶ୍ୱ କପ୍ ଆୟୋଜନ ଦେଖି ତାଜ୍ଜୁବ୍ ବୋଲି କହିଥିଲେ। ଏପରିକି ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକଙ୍କୁ ସେ ଖୁସିରେ କୁଣ୍ଢାଇ ପକାଇଥିଲେ।

B-tech student advised not to pursue engineering after repeat failures

A B-Tech student was told by the Punjab & Haryana high court that he should not opt to be an Engineer after not passing 17 examinations spanning over nine years. The court rather advised him to choose some other subject rather than Engineering saying if he could not do in 17 exams then how in one attempt.

No food for Akshay during 2.0 shoots

2.0 co-star Akhsay Kumar fondly recollected how he had live on only liquid diet during the shoots of 2.0 movie because he had to shoot in prosthetic. Not allowed even food after shoots as his body size may change. Only milk-shake, juices and water all that he was allowed as his limbs must fit in to the prosthetic.

World title robbed for alleged topless posing

Past builds the stairs for the future. And that exactly happened with Mrs. Scotland, Natalie Pawelek, who had to give up her Mrs. Scotland 2018 title once an anonymous e-mail revealed how she had posed topless for a male magazine 13 years back. Which prompted the juries to ask her to relinquish the crown for which Natalie has alleged that the organizers have ‘body shamed’ her and must apologize.

Fear of death does not deter Musk from Mar’s trip

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and Tesla does not fear even if death stares on face during trip to Mars. The 47 year old first ever passenger on board a space shuttle despite a 70% chance of no survival. Neither cost nor fear deter from going personally to Mars. ‘I am talking about moving there if you have price per ticket around a couple hundred thousand dollars’ Musk said.

Indian student takes on Donald Trump on Global Warming

“brutal and extended Cold Blast could shatter all records- Whatever happened to Global Warming” tweeted Donald Trump and an Indian student rebutted back tweeting ‘I am 54 years younger than you. But even I can tell you that Weather Is Not Climate’. And her tweet in fact has gone viral.

Employee trying to enter Sabarimala suspended by BSNL

Rehana Fathima, an employee of BSNL and activist who tried to enter the Sabarimala temple was suspended by her employer BSNL for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments through Facebook post in which she was shown dressed like the Lord Ayappa. It had happened in October when Fathima was arrested on Tuesday and she will remain suspended until further investigations.

2.0 face Cellular anger for promoting anti-scientific mind-set

2.0 has not gone well with the cellular companies who have found that the film portrays an attitude that promotes an anti-scientific mind-set. According to a report by the Economic Times, the Rajnikant and Akshay Kumar starer 2.0 back up an anti-scientific attitude towards mobile phones. towers and cellular services. The movie. the association alleged that 2.0 is ‘defamatory’  to it’s members and violates constitutional rights.

Raj Kundra incur wrath of Sreesanth’s wife for mocking at her hubby

Husband of Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra incurred the wrath of Bhubaneswari, Sreesanth’s wife for mocking at the cricketer commenting ‘Epic’ with a mocking emotion showing Sreesanth crying at a Big Boss show. Angry with that Bhubaneswari criticized Raj Kundra and said ‘Epic is his guts to comment where he is found guilty of betting by court’. Even he has not cleared money due to Sreesanth, she added.

Kerala woman fought over two years to prove her innocence over a nude video she was not in

It was a harrowing experience for Thodupuzha native Sobha who was falsely accused of posing nude in a video that was circulated by a colleague of her husband. She couldn’t see her children for 2,5 years once estranged by the hubby. good luck that recently her name was cleared by India’s cyber forensics research body, C-DAC. “I thank God gave me strength to clear my name” Sobha was quoted as saying.

Flight that had nosedived 24 times in 11 minutes before crash, reveals black box

Unbelievable. The Lion Air Flight of Indonesia that had crashed with about 139 people on board had nosedived 24 times within just 11 minutes before crashing in last October. The black board data brought to light that the pilot tried his best to regain control but couldn’t because the plane was forced downward by an incorrect reading from the sensor.

UIDAI asserts against opt out option for Adhaar holders as suggested by apex court

Responding to an RTI query the UIDAI has asserted that the Adhaar card holder can lock his biometrics but may not opt out of it which was suggested by the Supreme court two months back. The court in fact had directed that ones who had their cards before enforcement of the Adhaar Act should be given an option to opt out or exit Adhaar.

School runs in a plane that does’nt fly

It was a dream-come-true for some students in Rajasthan’s Alwar where about 400 odd students who never had dream of flying in a plane attend their classes inside the replica of a flight that has striking feel of a plane. It is stationed at Indargarh in Alwar district and so happy and thrilled are the students that they chose to overstay after school hours even.

Salman after SRK to entertain fans in Cuttack on Hockey WC eve

After what Shah Rukh Khan, people of Cuttack will be entertained by the Bollywood strong man Salman Khan who will be taking part at the celebration for the Hockey World Cup at the Barabati stadium in Cuttack. Salman has informed through his twitter handle that ‘I am coming to Odisha to watch the Hockey World Cup. See you at the Barabati Stadium’ the tweet read.

Hockey World Cup 2018 kicks off to a great start

It was a gala affair preceding the first match to be played for the Hockey World Cup at the Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar. After witnessing the combo of entertainment by A R Rehman, Madhuri Dixit and SRK, people wait with baited breath for the first match of the tournament to be played between India and South Africa today.

‘Dharmendra is BJP’s chief ministerial face for 2019’, Joel Oram

Ironing out the wrinkles of suspicion over who in Odisha BJP is the face for 2019, the Union minister Joel Oram has cut through the maze to say that ‘it is Dharmendra Pradhan who is the chief ministerial candidate of the BJP here. In fact, the BJP has been facing a lot of question marks over the face who  is the party’s chief ministerial face.

Uniting brother and sisters breaking borders

A dream-come true. Two sisters Ulfat Bibi and Mairaj Bibi met their Sikh brother Beant Singh at Gurudwara Janam Sthan in Pakistan, after a gap of 47 years when partition took place. When the three met it was like ‘blood is not thicker than water’. Like from one womb of a mother and so passionate it was that the sisters urged the  PM Imran Khan to extend their brother’s visa.

Communist billionaire Jack Ma

Jack Ma, who till recently was China’s richest man as Alibaba head ,but his inclusion in the communist league as a member has made him the richest communist billionaire . This was brought to public domain by the official mouth piece of the Communist party, People’s Daily.Jack was not alone but the ones like Xu Jiyain and Wang Jianlin are also the billionaires in China.

Return of ‘Kiki’, no, it is Nillu Nillu in Kerala

It is back again, the mania triggered once by the Kiki dancing people. Some what like that is ‘nillu nillu’ is what is seen on the streets of Kerala. Young go back to Rain Rain Come Again number creating the risk for the law keepers in Kerala.  What happens if a group of youngsters suddenly jump in front of moving vehicles reciting the number of Jussie Gift’s number ‘Nillu Nillu’ on the streets.

Joel Oram projects Dharmendra as chief ministerial face in Odisha

Ironing out the wrinkles of suspicion over who in Odisha BJP is the face for 2019, the Union minister Joel Oram has cut through the maze to say that ‘it is Dharmendra Pradhan who is the chief ministerial candidate of the BJP here’. In fact, the BJP has been facing a lot of question marks over the face who is the party’s chief ministerial face.

Man with live bullets arrested while visiting Kejriwal

A man who had gone to visit the Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was apprehended with live bullets in possession during the security check on Monday. However, the man resorted to the excuse that he found the bullets in donation box of a mosque and forgot about it. He was in the company of a group of clerics who had come to meet the chief minister.

Whatsapp business head Neeraj Arora quits

Neeraj Arora, who had joined the Whatsapp about 7 years back as its chief of business had today called it day to make room for the family. Arora, who had come from the Google in 2011 was tipped to head it’s new CEO after Jam Kouns departure last April. However, Arora felt indebted to the founder Jam “am deeply indebted to Jam & Brian” (co-founders), messaged Arora.

Come on, take a train than a flight

Never in the habit of locking horns with any other transport operator for the first time Indian railways nearly trolled the Indigo to edge out the airlines claims to be budget airlines. It was a pot-shot that the railway took over Indigo’s decision to levy charges on web checks-in for all seats and requested people to take a train to avoid all such trouble.

IAS Aparajita wears the saffron garb, pledges to take challenges

After a phase of guessing game the Odisha cadre IAS Aparajita Sarangi, who recently took VRS, at a formal gathering at Amit Shah’s residence joined the BJP. While talking to the media she said she is ready to undertake any challenge that comes her way as “I love challenges”. Regarding her role in electoral politics she simply said that, if the party wants her to fight election, she will.

3,000 year old mummy unveiled in Egypt

It can happen in Egypt. Body of a woman, mummified about 3,000 years ago, was unveiled in Egypt. The preserved mummy was inside a previously unopened coffin. It was kept inside the coffin in Luxur in southern Egypt 3,000 years back and the coffin was found by a mission from France. It was done before the media.

Businessman in Mumbai shoots self after leaving note ‘life is over’

A business man, Ashwiini Lalit Jain based in Mumbai ended his life in the back seat of his car but before that he had left a text message for friends reading ‘my life is over’. He allegedly killed himself with his revolver, reports suggest. However, according to sources in the family, he may have committed suicide as he was under heavy debt.

Irawaddy dolphin in Chilika drop to 56, 12 feet carcass ring the warning bell

The 12 feet long carcass of a beautiful Irawaddy dolphin near Chilika shore has exposed the chink the armour of the authorities. This is not first time a dolphin died unnatural death. Once where used to be 80 Irawaddy dolphins now the population has declined down to 56 as  per reports. Most such deaths are caused due to un-monitored movement of motor boats engaged for fishing.

‘Tute se phir na jute’ Tej Yadav on divorce aftermath

Once broken can never be the same, is what RJD chief Lalu’s son Tej Yadav opined after divorce suit. He had married to Aiswarya Rai about six months back but it did not last. So Tej took to the verse of poet Rahim to express ‘tute se phir na jute’ (once broken can never be mended). The duo had married in last May.

Parents in India can now track their kids’ smartphone activities thru Google link app

Making all the more easy for parents in India the tech giant Google has started Family link App so that parents can remotely control and keep track of their kids’ Android device activities and help them set digital ground rules by managing what their kids are up to and what Google account accounts devices and apps they are using.

PM slams Congress over Ayodhya tumult saying a fear being created for judiciary also.

Speaking at Rajasthan the prime minister Modi has alleged that, the Congress is using fear tactics to bring a halt on the Ayodhya issue citing reasons of 2019 elections. It has created an atmosphere of fear for the judges, Modi said adding that it is pure scare-mongering. Other right-wing groups like VHP and Shiva Sena are holding programmes in Ayodhya today.

Arjun Kapoor chose other guessing his affairs with Malaika Arora

Giving more fodder to the rumour mills actor Arjun Kapoor by preferring Malaika to Katrina Kaif for Johar’s Koffee With Karan sexy dance number. Malaika is allegedly his rumoured girlfriend with their datings etc. creating the buzz about a union in real life sooner or later. By saying earlier ‘he is not single’ Arjun has kept the guess game going.

This is vote tactics, candidate polishes shoes ahead of elections

It was in Madhya Pradesh, just ahead of elections to the Assembly parties work overtime with symbolism of kinds. Falling in line Sharad Singh Kumar resorted to polishing shoes making it unique as a means to woo voters. Singh make people to believe that he will carry on to turn it to voters through the tokenism and get the blessing of the voters.

Eight Maoists killed by security forces in Sukma

In a prolonged encounter in Sukma in Dantewada district, between the security forces and Left ultras eight of them were killed by the security forces today. In view of the sudden spurts of violent blasting the killing of eight ultras is viewed as a big dampener to the spirits of the Maoists. As it comes just a day after six terrorists died in J & K in an encounter in Sophian district on Sunday.

US empathizes for 26/11 victims offering $5 million reward

As India commemorates the 10th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, playing Santa the US has come out to sympathize with the victims and offered reward $5 million for the culprits’ head. Be it arrest or conviction but the US has dubbed the delay as ‘an affront to the families of the victims’. wondering why who planned such an attack have not been punished.

‘Kasab ki beti’ recalls the horror of 26/11

Devika Natwarlal was only 9 when she was shot in the leg by the Laskare-e-Taiba terrorist Kasab and was taunted by her classmates as ‘Kasab ki beti’ after her witness in court testifying the terrorist Ajmal Kasab. She was there when Kasab and his accomplices laid siege to Shivaji terminus when Kasab shot her in the leg. At last she had to leave the school for that, she recalled.

Shajid Khan’s cousin regrets about what Shajid is

#Me Too victim Shajid Khan may have no regrets or not but his cousin Farhan Akhtar confess that he is guilty that he could not know about Shajid’s conduct else he would have made it public much before. Shajid was recently accused of sexual harassment. Farhan wondered that, he needs to work with him try to figure out how he can make women affected.