ସୁରକ୍ଷିତ ଯୌନ ସମ୍ପର୍କ ଦାବି ପଡିଲା ମହଙ୍ଗା : ମହିଳାଙ୍କୁ ଗଳାକାଟି ହତ୍ୟା

ସୁରକ୍ଷିତ ଯୌନ ସମ୍ପର୍କ ଦାବି କରିବାରୁ ବେଙ୍ଗାଲୁରୁରେ ଜଣେ ମହିଳାଙ୍କୁ ହତ୍ୟା କରାଯାଇଛି । ମହିଳାଙ୍କୁ ହତ୍ୟା ଅଭିଯୋଗରେ ପୋଲିସ୍‌ 48 ବର୍ଷୀୟ ମୁକୁନ୍ଦ ଏଚ୍‌ ଏଚ୍‌ଙ୍କୁ ଗିରଫ କରାଯାଇଛି । ମହିଳାଙ୍କୁ ହତ୍ୟା କରିଥିବା ନେଇ ପଚରା ଉଚୁରା ସମୟରେ ମୁକୁନ୍ଦ ସ୍ବୀକାର କରିଛନ୍ତି । ଉଲ୍ଲେଖଯୋଗ୍ୟ ଯେ, ମହିଳା ଜଣକ ବେଶ୍ୟାବୃତ୍ତି କରନ୍ତି । ମହିଳା ଜଣକ ନିରୋଧ (କଣ୍ଡୋମ) ପିନ୍ଧିବା ପାଇଁ ଦାବି କରିଥିବା ବେଳେ ମୁକୁନ୍ଦ ଗଳାକାଟି ମହିଳାଙ୍କୁ ହତ୍ୟା କରିଥିଲେ । ପୋଲିସ୍‌ ମହିଳାଙ୍କ ଫୋନ୍‌ ମାଜେଷ୍ଟିକ୍‌ ବସଷ୍ଟାଣ୍ଡର ସିସିଟିଭି ଫୁଟେଜ୍‌ରୁ ଅଭିଯୁକ୍ତଙ୍କୁ ଗିରଫ କରିଥିଲା ।

Jacqueline and John bond over fitness and workouts

Jacqueline Fernandez and John Abraham have been bonding big time over food, fitness and workouts, on the sets of their upcoming film “Attack”. “He (John) is someone who is super fit and we bond on everything – be it food, fitness, workouts and all that stuff. I think he is doing amazingly well. It’s my fourth film with him.


Young man booked for loving older woman in Agra

A 22-year-old man has been booked at the Etmaduddaula Police Station in the city of the Taj Mahal for “disturbing peace in the area”, after he refused to end his love affair with a 60-year-old woman. The woman’s husband and son reached the police station on Thursday to file a report against the young man who had also arrived there at the same time.


ଜେଏନ୍‌ୟୁ ଛାତ୍ରଙ୍କୁ ଆଶ୍ବସ୍ତି : ପୁରୁଣା ମାନୁଆଲ ଅନୁଯାୟୀ ପଞ୍ଜୀକରଣ

ଜେଏନ୍‌ୟୁ ଛାତ୍ରଙ୍କୁ ବର୍ଦ୍ଧିତ ଫି ମାମଲାରେ ଆଶ୍ବସ୍ତି ମିଳିଛି । ଶୁକ୍ରବାର ଦିଲ୍ଲୀ ହାଇକୋର୍ଟଙ୍କ ପକ୍ଷରୁ ପ୍ରକାଶିତ ରାୟ ଅନୁଯାୟୀ ଛାତ୍ରଛାତ୍ରୀ ମାନେ ପୁରୁଣା ମାନୁଆଲ ଅନୁଯାୟୀ ପଞ୍ଜୀକରଣ କରିପାରିବେ । ଉଲ୍ଳେଖଯୋଗ୍ୟ ଯେ, ଯେଉଁ ଛାତ୍ର ମାନେ ପଞ୍ଜୀକରଣ କରିନାହାନ୍ତି, ଆସନ୍ତା ଏକ ସପ୍ତାହ ମଧ୍ୟରେ ବିନା କୌଣସି ବର୍ଦ୍ଧିତ ଦେୟରେ ନିଜର ପଞ୍ଜୀକରଣ କରିପାରିବେ । ଜଷ୍ଟିସ୍‌ ରାଜୀବ ସକ୍‌ଦାର ଏହି ମାମଲାର ବିଚାର କରିଥିଲେ । ଫେବୃୟାରୀ 28 ତାରିଖରେ ମାମଲାର ପରବର୍ତ୍ତୀ ଶୁଣାଣି ପାଇଁ କୋର୍ଟ ତାରିଖ ଧାର୍ଯ୍ୟ କରିଛନ୍ତି ।

Intimidating politics of BJP! storm in NCP as Sharad Pawar’s Delhi home security removed,

The Nationalist Congress Party-Shiv Sena on Friday took strong umbrage at the abrupt withdrawal of security from the New Delhi residence of its party chief Sharad Pawar. “This is shocking… The Prime Minister is aware that Sharad Pawar is a senior leader who faces threats and was attacked in the past. We have witnessed it,” said Sena MP Sanjay Raut.

JNU students get relief from HC

The Delhi High Court Friday granted relief to the students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) allowing them to register in the next semester as per the old hostel manual within one week. “So far as the remaining students are concerned, they need to register within one week as per the old manual. No late fees will be charged.


Ind vs NZ: Munro & Taylor take Kiwis to 203/5 in 1st T20I

New Zealand started with a flourish, but the Indian bowlers — led by Jasprit Bumrah (1/31) — came back strongly at Eden Park on Friday to restrict the Kiwis to 203/5 in their 20 overs in the first T20I of the five-game series. Colin Munro (59) was the star of the show for the hosts at the top, but he was well supported by skipper Kane Williamson (51) and Ross Taylor (54*).

Defence Ministry official defrauded of Rs 40,000

Paying a mere Rs 3 from his ‘Bhim’ UPI app ended up costing a defence ministry official a hefty Rs 40,000 instead. The victim Bhanu Prakash Singh was asked to pay a token amount of Rs 3, instead Rs 50,000 were debited from his bank account in a few minutes. Police have started an investigation in this regard and registered an FIR.


Johnson’s Brexit deal becomes law

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal has become law after clearing all parliamentary hurdles and receiving royal assent, paving the country to exit the European Union (EU) on January 31, it was reported. Some MPs cheered as Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans confirmed the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act had been given the Queen’s approval in a short announcement to the House of Commons.

World’s largest meditation centre comes up in Hyderabad

The world’s largest meditation centre of its kind, which can accommodate 100,000 people at a time, is all set to be inaugurated on January 28 in the global headquarters of Heartfulness on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The centre will be unveiled to mark the 75th anniversary of the Heartfulness Institute at Kanha Shantivanam in the presence of over 40,000 “abhyasis” or practitioners of Heartfulness.

Abhishek starts shooting for ‘Bob Biswas’ in Kolkata

Abhishek Bachhan has started shooting for his upcoming movie “Bob Biswas” in Kolkata. The film is a spin-off of “Kahaani”, and features the poker-faced contract killer Bob Biswas from the Vidya Balan-starrer. Abhishek shared the news on Instagram early on Friday. He posted a photo of a pair of old-fashioned glasses and an old Motorola handset which were used by contract killer.

19% of Indian women have menstrual problems: Report

A new fitness report has suggested that close to 19 per cent of women suffer from some kind of menstrual issues. The GOQii India Fit Report 2020  had reported an uptick in lifestyle diseases like thyroid and diabetes in India. Specifically for women’s health, it revealed that women walk less than men, with an average of 7,117 steps a day, whereas man walks 7416 daily steps

Amazon Music crosses 55mn subscribers globally

Amazon’s music streaming service ‘Amazon Music’ has reached 55 million subscribers globally closing in on Apple Music which has over 60 million users. “Our strategy is unique and, like everything we do at Amazon, starts with our customers. We have always been focused on expanding the marketplace for music streaming by offering music listener’s unparalleled choice because we know  different listeners have different needs”.

Rajeev Shukla backs Kohli, pulls up CoA for poor schedule

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla on Friday pulled up the Committee of Administrators (CoA) for poor scheduling of Team Indias calendar, saying players interest should also be kept in mind while finalising an itinerary for a particular series. “I agree with Virat Kohli that calendar is too hectic. There should not be back to back matches.

Give priority to duty, not rights: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed on giving priority to “duty” and not the “rights”. Modi’s remarks came while addressing the recipients of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2020. “We should give priority to our duty. How long we would give priority to our rights? “I feel proud that you are aware of your duty for the society and the nation,” the Prime Minister said.

All you need to know about Male Breast Cancer

Breast cancer in men is rarely seen. It shares many similarities with cancer of the breast in women but there are some important differences too. Male breast cancer represents between 0.5 and 1 per cent of all breast cancers diagnosed each year. Higher rates of male breast cancer in central and eastern Africa may be related to higher liver infectious diseases.

ସଦର୍ଣ୍ଣ ଆର୍ମି କମାଣ୍ଡର ହେବେ ଲେପ୍ଟନାଣ୍ଟ ଜେନେରାଲ ସିପି ମହାନ୍ତି

ଭାରତୀୟ ସେନାରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଅଫିସରଙ୍କୁ ଗୁରୁତ୍ୱପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ ଦାୟିତ୍ୱ ଦିଆଯାଇଛି । ଲେପ୍ଟନାଣ୍ଟ ଜେନେରାଲ ସିପି ମହାନ୍ତିଙ୍କୁ ଦକ୍ଷିଣାଞ୍ଚଳ କମାଣ୍ଡର ଭାବେ ନିଯୁକ୍ତ କରାଯାଇଛି। ସେ ଲେପ୍ଟନାଣ୍ଟ ଜେନେରାଲ ଏସ.କେ.ସାଇନିଙ୍କ ସ୍ଥାନ ନେବେ । ଲେପ୍ଟନାଣ୍ଟ ଜେନେରାଲ ସାଇନି ଆସନ୍ତା ୨୫ ତାରିଖରେ ଭାରତୀୟ ସେନାରେ ନୂଆ ଉପମୁଖ୍ୟ ଭାବେ ଦାୟିତ୍ୱ ଗ୍ରହଣ କରିବେ । ପାକିସ୍ତାନ ଓ ଚୀନ ସୀମାରେ ଅପରେସନ୍ ସହିତ ଆସାମ୍‌ରେ ଅନୁପ୍ରବେଶ ବିରୋଧୀ ମୁକାବିଲାରେ ଲେଫ୍ଟନାଣ୍ଟ ଜେନେରାଲ୍ ସି.ପି. ମହାନ୍ତିଙ୍କ ଅଭିଜ୍ଞତା ରହିଛି ।

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ନବ ନିର୍ବାଚିତ ବିଜେପି ସଭାପତି ଜେପି ନଡ୍ଡା ପୂର୍ବତନ କଂଗ୍ରେସ ସଭାପତି ରାହୁଲ ଗାନ୍ଧୀଙ୍କୁ ଚ୍ୟାଲେଞ୍ଜ କରିଛନ୍ତି । ଗୁରୁବାର ଆଗ୍ରାରେ ଅନୁଷ୍ଠିତ ଏକ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକ୍ରମରେ ରାହୁଲ ନାଗରିକତ୍ବ ସଂଶୋଧନ ଆଇନ ସମ୍ପର୍କରେ 10 ଧାଡି କହିବା ପାଇଁ ଆହ୍ବାନ ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି । ଯଦି ରାହୁଲ ସିଏଏ ସମ୍ବନ୍ଧରେ 10 ଧାଡି କହିବାରେ ସକ୍ଷମ ହୁଅନ୍ତି ତେବେ ବିଜେପି ପକ୍ଷରୁ ତାଙ୍କୁ ସମର୍ଥନ କରାଯିବ ବୋଲି ନାଡ୍ଡା କହିଛନ୍ତି । କଂଗ୍ରେସ ନେତୃତ୍ବ ବର୍ତ୍ତମାନ ମାନସିକ ଦେବାଳିଆପଣର ଶିକାର ହୋଇଛି ବୋଲି ନଡ୍ଡା ପ୍ରକାଶ କରିଛନ୍ତି ।

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ହଲିଉଡର ଅନ୍ୟତମ ସୁପରହିଟ୍‌ ଏବଂ ହାଇଏଷ୍ଟ ଗ୍ରସିଙ୍ଗ ଫିଲ୍ମ କ୍ୟାପ୍‌ଟେନ୍‌ ମାର୍ଭେଲ୍‌ର ସିକ୍ବେଲ ରିଲିଜ୍‌ ନେଇ ଘୋଷଣା କରାଯାଇଛି । ଏହି ଫିଲ୍ମ ପାଇଁ ପ୍ରଥମ ଥର ଡିଜ୍‌ନୀ ଏବଂ ମାର୍ଭେଲ୍‌ ଏକାଠି କାମ କରିବାକୁ ଯାଉଛନ୍ତି । କ୍ୟାପ୍‌ଟେନ୍‌ ମାର୍ଭେଲ୍‌ 2022ରେ ରିଲିଜ୍‌ ନେଇ ଡିଜ୍‌ନୀ ପକ୍ଷରୁ ଘୋଷଣା କରାଯାଇଛି । ବ୍ରିଏ ଲାର୍ସନ୍‌ ମୁଖ୍ୟ ଭୂମିକାରେ ନଜର ଆସିବାକୁ ଯାଉଥିବା ବେଳେ ଓ୍ବାଣ୍ଡା ଭିଜନ୍‌ ସିରିଜ୍‌ର କାହାଣୀ ଲେଖକ ମେଗାନ୍‌ ମ୍ୟାକ୍‌ଡୋନେଲ୍‌ ଏହି ଭାଗର କାହାଣୀ ଲେଖିଛନ୍ତି ।

ଘଜନଭୀ କ୍ଷେପଣାସ୍ତ୍ର ପରୀକ୍ଷଣ କଲା ପାକିସ୍ତାନ

ପାକିସ୍ତାନ ପକ୍ଷରୁ ଭୂପୃଷ୍ଠରୁ ଭୂପୃଷ୍ଠକୁ ଲଞ୍ଚ କରାଯାଉଥିବା କ୍ଷେପଣାସ୍ତ୍ର ଘଜନଭୀର ଲଞ୍ଚ କରାଯାଇଛି । ଗୁରୁବାର ଆଇଏସ୍‌ପିଆର ପକ୍ଷରୁ ଏହି କ୍ଷେପଣାସ୍ତ୍ର ପରୀକ୍ଷଣ କରାଯାଇଛି । ଭୂପୃଷ୍ଠରୁ ଭୂପୃଷ୍ଠକୁ ଉତ୍‌କ୍ଷେପଣ କରାଯାଉଥିବା ଏହି କ୍ଷେପଣାସ୍ତ୍ରର ଲକ୍ଷ୍ୟ ଭେଦ ଦୂରତା 290 କିମି ରହିଛି । ଏହି କ୍ଷେପଣାସ୍ତ୍ର ପରୀକ୍ଷଣ ସଫଳ ହୋଇଥିବା ନେଇ ପାକିସ୍ତାନ ସେନାର ଲ୍ୟୁଟନାଣ୍ଟ ଜେନେରାଲ ନଦୀମ୍‌ ଜାକି ମଞ୍ଜ ସୂଚନା ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି । ଏହି କ୍ଷେପଣାସ୍ତ୍ର ପାକିସ୍ତାନ ସେନାରେ ସାମିଲ ହେଲେ ସେନାର ଶକ୍ତି ବୃଦ୍ଧି ହେବ ବୋଲି ମଞ୍ଜ ସୂଚନା ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି ।

ଶାହିନ୍‌ବାଗ୍‌ ପ୍ରତିବାଦକାରୀଙ୍କୁ ହଟାଇବା ପାଇଁ ସ୍ବାମୀଙ୍କ ନୂତନ ଆଇଡିଆ

ସିଏଏ ଏବଂ ଏନ୍‌ଆରସି ପ୍ରତିବାଦରେ ନୂଆଦିଲ୍ଲୀର ଶାହିନବାଗରେ ସଙ୍ଗଠିତ ଆନ୍ଦୋଳନକୁ ବନ୍ଦ କରିବା ପାଇଁ ଏକ ଆଇଡିଆ ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି ବିଜେପି ସାାଂସଦ ସୁବ୍ରମଣ୍ୟମ ସ୍ବାମୀ । ପ୍ରଧାନମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନରେନ୍ଦ୍ର ମୋଦିଙ୍କୁ ଏହି ଆଇଡିଆ ପ୍ରଣୟନ କରିବାକୁ ଅନୁରୋଧ କରିଛନ୍ତି । ଶାହିନବାଗ ପ୍ରତିବାଦକାରୀଙ୍କ କାରଣରୁ ସାଧାରଣ ଲୋକଙ୍କ ଜୀବନଯାତ୍ରା ବ୍ୟାହାତ ହେଉଛି । ରାତି ଅଧିଆ ପ୍ରଦର୍ଶନକାରୀଙ୍କୁ ଏକ ଖୋଲାସ୍ଥାନକୁ ନେଇ ଛାଡି ଦିଆଯାଉ ଏବଂ ସେମାନଙ୍କ ପାଇଁ ଅସ୍ଥାୟୀ ଟେଣ୍ଟ ମଧ୍ୟ ନିର୍ମାଣ କରାଯାଉ ବୋଲି ସ୍ବାମୀ କହିଛନ୍ତି ।

ସିଏଏ ଏବଂ ଏନ୍‌ଆରସିକୁ ବିରୋଧ କଲେ ନନ୍ଦିତା ଦାସ

ସିଏଏ ଏବଂ ଏନ୍‌ଆର୍‌ସିକୁ ବିରୋଧ କରିଛନ୍ତି ନନ୍ଦିତା ଦାସ । ଗୁରୁବାର ଅନୁଷ୍ଠିତ ଜୟପୁର ସାହିତ୍ୟ ଉତ୍ସବରେ ଯୋଗ ଦେବା ଅବସରରେ ନନ୍ଦିତା ଦାସ ଏହି ମତ ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି । ଭାରତ ଏକ ଧର୍ମନିରପେକ୍ଷ ରାଷ୍ଟ୍ର, ମାତ୍ର ବର୍ତ୍ତମାନ ଦେଶରେ ଘଟୁଥିବା ଘଟଣା ଦେଶର ଧର୍ମନିରପେକ୍ଷତା ପ୍ରତି ବିପଦ ସୃଷ୍ଟି କରୁଛି ବୋଲି ନନ୍ଦିତା କହିଛନ୍ତି । ଏହି ଆଇନ ବିପକ୍ଷରେ ଦେଶବାସୀ ଏକତ୍ର ହୋଇ ପ୍ରତିରୋଧ କରିବା ପାଇଁ ନନ୍ଦିତା ଆହ୍ବାନ ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି ।

SC’s drubbing on death sentence: Death sentence cannot remain open-ended, says court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the finality of death sentence is extremely important and a convict should not be under the impression, as recent events indicate, that it remains open-ended, which leads to its questioning. This observation from the top court is bound to have significance on cases where convicts have been sentenced to death, including the four Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.

Dhoni, J’khand CM inaugurate new facilities at JSCA, serve dishes

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and former India captain M.S. Dhoni have inaugurated new facilities at the Jharkhand Cricket Association Stadium (JSCA). On Wednesday evening, Dhoni and Soren inaugurated the solar power system, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, C3 Fitness Club, and The Uptown Cafe at the JSCA complex. Both of them tried out some dishes at the new restaurant as well.

ପତ୍ନୀ ଓ ଦୁଇ ପିଲାଙ୍କୁ ହତ୍ୟା ପରେ ଯୁବକଙ୍କ ଆତ୍ମହତ୍ୟା ଉଦ୍ୟମ

ନିଜର ପତ୍ନୀ ଏବଂ ଦୁଇ ପିଲାଙ୍କୁ ହତ୍ୟା କରିବା ପରେ ଦିଲ୍ଲୀର ଜଣେ ଯୁବକ ଆତ୍ମହତ୍ୟା ଉଦ୍ୟମ କରିଛନ୍ତି । ପରିବାର ସଦସ୍ୟଙ୍କୁ ହତ୍ୟା କରିବା ପରେ ଯୁବକ ଜଣକ ଟ୍ରେନ୍‌ରୁ ଡେଇଁ ଆତ୍ମହତ୍ୟା କରିବାକୁ ଉଦ୍ୟମ କରିଛନ୍ତି । ଗୁରୁତର ଭାବରେ ଆହତ ଯୁବକଙ୍କୁ ଡାକ୍ତରଖାନାରେ ଭର୍ତ୍ତି କରାଯାଇଛି । ଉକ୍ତ ବ୍ୟକ୍ତିଙ୍କ ନାମ ହେଉଛି ସଞ୍ଜୟ ଅରୋରା । ସଞ୍ଜୟ ଏକ ଧାରୁଆ ଛୁରୀରେ ପତ୍ନୀ ସରିତା(45), ଝିଅ ସାଞ୍ଚି(20) ଏବଂ 15 ବର୍ଷୀୟ ପୁଅ ଅର୍ଜୁନ୍‌କୁ ହତ୍ୟା କରିଥିଲେ । ପଞ୍ଚକୁଲାର ସେକ୍ଟର 9ରେ ସଞ୍ଜୟ ଏକ ବେକରୀ ଚଳାନ୍ତି ।

Odisha CM on cleansing drive: Facelift for SCB Medical College, Cuttack from March

Odisha  CM Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said the development work of SCB Medical College will start in March this year. “Work on SCB Medical College will begin by March and the Ring Road in Cuttack will be a six-lane road,” said   after reviewing several projects for the city here. Earlier, the state government had announced a Rs 1,000 crore package to transform.

At Lit Fest, actress Nandita Das opposes CAA, NRC

The controversial CAA and NRC issues reverberated at the Jaipur Literature Festival here as Bollywood actress and director Nandita Das on Thursday opposed the  issues  urging  people to raise their voice against  it.  She said: “India is a secular country, but it is happening for the first time when the people are being asked to be identified in the name of religion.”

Swamy differs with BJP, warns against Air India sale, wants House panel to vet his note

The government’s plan to sell national carrier Air India may face political and legal headwinds with senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy raising the red flag against the decision. Days before the launch of bidding process by inviting Expressions of Interest (EoI) from potential suitors, Swamy has warned against such move, saying the issue was currently being discussed by a Parliamentary panel.

India’s corruption level in 2019 same as previous year

India’s level of corruption remained the same in 2019 against the previous year, as per the latest survey conducted by Transparency International, an independent organization that determines corruption perception index globally.India scored 41, the same as in 2018, on the corruption perception index where 100 is considered very clean and 0 is highly corrupt.

Sonia, Priyanka visit Amethi, meet families of accident victims

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Thursday, reached Amethi to meet the families of six persons of a family who died in a road mishap. The Gandhis made an unscheduled trip to Bharetha village in Amethi and met the bereaved family who had lost their family members, including the former village head, in the mishap.

Common man suffered most in Mangluru stir: Pane

A fact-finding commission investigating police firings in Mangalore in the recent anti-CAA unrest found that greater harm was caused to civilians and innocent people not connected to the protests. “Greater harm was caused to civilians and innocent persons who had nothing to do with the protests, if any. Their livelihood has been severely affected. More specifically, two lives have been lost”

ଭାରତୀୟ ବଜାରରେ ଲଞ୍ଚ ହେଲା ଏମ୍‌ଜିର ଇଲେକ୍ଟ୍ରିକ୍‌ ଏସ୍‌ୟୁଭି କାର୍‌

ମୋରିସ୍‌ ଗ୍ୟାରେଜ୍‌ର ନୂତନ ଇଲେକ୍ଟ୍ରିକ୍‌ ଏସ୍‌ୟୁଭି କାର୍‌ ଲଞ୍ଚ କରାଯାଇଛି । ଏହି କାର୍‌ଟିର ନାମ ଜେଡ୍‌ ଏସ୍‌ ଇଭି ରଖାଯାଇଛି । ଗୁରୁବାର ଦିନ ଏମ୍‌ଜି ପକ୍ଷରୁ ଏହି ନୂତନ କାର ଲଞ୍ଚ କରାଯାଇଛି । କାରଟିର ମୂଲ୍ୟ 19.88 ଲକ୍ଷ ଟଙ୍କା ରହିଥିବା ବେଳେ ଏକ୍ସକ୍ଲ୍ୟୁସିଭ୍‌ ମଡେଲର ମୂଲ୍ୟ 23.58 ଲକ୍ଷ ଟଙ୍କା ରହିଛି । ପ୍ରଥମ ଥର ପାଇଁ ଏହି କାର୍‌ର ବ୍ୟାଟେରୀରେ ନୂତନ ବୈଷୟିକ କୌଶଳର ବ୍ୟବହାର କରାଯାଇଛି । ବ୍ୟାଟେରୀ ଉପରେ 8 ବର୍ଷର ଓ୍ବାରେଣ୍ଟୀ ସହିତ ଦେଢ ଲକ୍ଷ କିମିର ଯାତ୍ରା ଉପରେ ମଧ୍ୟ ଓ୍ବାରେଣ୍ଟୀ ପ୍ରଦାନ କରାଯାଇଛି ।

Netaji opposed ‘divisive politics’ of Hindu Mahasabha: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday regretted that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary was yet to be declared as a national holiday, as she criticised the BJP-led NDA government for not being “serious” in solving the mystery behind his disappearance. She also recalled the revolutionary leader’s opposition to the “divisive politics” of the Hindu Mahasabha.

Tweeple pay homage to Netaji on his 123rd birth anniversary

Twitterati paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 123rd birth anniversary today. It was on this day in 1897, Netaji was born in Cuttack, Odisha.
Tributes are pouring in for the Indian freedom fighter who was known to be a prominent revolutionary during the independence movement against British rule  . A user wrote, ” Netaji who believed that freedom can’t be earned by non-Violence.

Another ‘son-rise’ in Thackeray clan

Setting political circles aflutter, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday formally launched his 27-year-old son Amit Thackeray into politics at the party’s first mega-convention here. Amit Thackeray’s name was announced by a senior leader Bala Nandgaonkar and greeted with a standing ovation by the 20,000 plus gathering . Humbly acknowledging the ‘abhishek’ honour, Amit Thackeray folded his hands

ନିର୍ଭୟା ମାମଲା : ପଟିଆଲା ହାଉସ୍‌ ବିଚାରପତିଙ୍କୁ ସୁପ୍ରିମକୋର୍ଟକୁ ବଦଳି

ନିର୍ଭୟା ଗଣଦୁଷ୍କର୍ମ ମାମଲାରେ ରହିଥିବା ବିଚାରପତିଙ୍କୁ ସୁପ୍ରିମକୋର୍ଟଙ୍କ ବଦଳି କରାଯାଇଛି ।2012 ନିର୍ଭୟା ଗଣଦୁଷ୍କର୍ମ ମାମଲାରେ ଦୋଷୀଙ୍କୁ ଫାଶୀ ଦଣ୍ଡ ଶୁଣାଇଥିବା ବିଚାରପତି ସତୀଶ କୁମାର ଅରୋରାଙ୍କୁ ସୁପ୍ରିମକୋର୍ଟଙ୍କୁ ବଦଳି କରାଯାଇଛି । ଆସନ୍ତା ଏକ ବର୍ଷ ପାଇଁ ଅରୋରାଙ୍କୁ ଡେପୁଟେସନରେ ସର୍ବୋଚ୍ଚ କୋର୍ଟକୁ ପଠାଯାଇଛି । ଦିଲ୍ଲୀ ହାଇକୋର୍ଟରୁ ପଟିଆଲା ହାଉସ୍‌ କୋର୍ଟକୁ ପ୍ରଦାନ କରାଯାଇଥିବା ଚିଠିରେ ସେସନ୍ସ କୋର୍ଟ ବିଚାରପତି ଅରୋରାଙ୍କୁ ବଦଳି କରିବା ପାଇଁ ନିର୍ଦ୍ଦେଶ ଦିଆଯାଇଛି ।

Three killed as firefighting plane crashes in Australia

Three people were killed on Thursday when a water-bombing plane fighting bushfires crashed into a large fireball in the Snowy Monaro area, south of the Australian capital, amid rising temperatures that have further fuelled the fires in the country. The New South Wales (NSW) authorities said the C-130 Hercules tanker aircraft went down in the afternoon, Efe news reported.


We’ll walk in underwear if we win Grammy: Camila Cabello

“Senorita” fame singers Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes seem to be huge fans of Grammy winning musical duo Twenty One Pilots. In an interview to radio.com, Cabello, who has been nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 2020 Grammys along with Mendes, joked about how she and Mendes will accept the award in underwear if they win, reports etcanada.com.

Nirbhaya convicts hanging goes into limbo as judge transferred

The judge who issued death warrant against the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case has been transferred. Additional Session Judge Satish Kumar Arora has been transferred to the Supreme Court as Additional Registrar on deputation basis for one year. Arora before his transfer was also hearing the Nirbhaya rape and murder case.

‘Chai’goes pan-India! AAP’s ‘kaam ki chai’ campaign for Delhi polls

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) launched a campaign named ‘kaam ki chai’ with the famous Ahemdabad based MBA Chai Wala from its party headquarters here on Thursday. Claiming to be the second famous “chai wala” of the country after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Prafull Billore, the Founder and CEO of the MBA Chai Wala ,although he does not support any political party.

Shafali’s power hitting new for women’s cricket, says Mandhana

15-year-old Shafali Verma has been the talk of the town for her extra-ordinary run of form since making her international debut in 2019. The senior members of the Indian women’s team though are not too surprised by the teen prodigy’s showing so far at the international level.  India’s T20I vice-captain and batting mainstay Smriti Mandhana  revealed that the team management keeping track.

NIA to bring disgraced Kashmir DSP to Delhi

Disgraced Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh will be brought to Delhi over the weekend, said sources in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) which is questioning the dismissed officer in Jammu on Thursday. The NIA is investigating him for helping terrorists. According to sources, Davinder Singh was brought to Jammu on a transit remand and a formal remand

Odisha pays tribute to Netaji, Veer Surendra Sai

Odisha on Thursday paid rich tribute to freedom fighters Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 123rd birth anniversary and Veer Surendra Sai on his 211th birth anniversary. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik offered floral tributes to Netaji at his statue in Cuttack, the birthplace of the legendary leader. Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal also paid floral tribute to Bose.


BJP’s J&K outreach is vote bank politics: Iltija Mufti

Iltija Mufti, daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, has said that the ongoing visit of Union Ministers to the Union Territory was just the BJP’s vote bank politics “aimed at regaining lost ground”. She said a genuine outreach could have been done with the restoration of the Internet services, releasing of political prisoners, speaking to the civil society members.

Claws of climate change: Bushfires rage in Australia, Canberra airport shut

The airport in Australia’s capital city here was shut on Thursday as heat wave swept through the nation’s south-east causing existing blazes to flare up, officials said. Flights were cancelled out of Canberra Airport as fires raged nearby. Officials issued emergency warnings urging people to stay away from the airport as two blazes threatened to breach the airfield’s perimeters.

Pre-book Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite for Rs 39,999 in India

Samsung on Thursday launched another flagship Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone for Rs 39,999 in India that can be pre-booked across Flipkart, Samsung.com and leading retail stores from January 23 till February 3. The 6.7-inch Galaxy S10 Lite with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal memory will go on sale from February 4 and those who pre-book the device would get one-time screen replacement at Rs 1,999.

Amit Sadh to join biker salute at Wagah Border

Bollywood actor Amit Sadh will join a group of 30 bikers from Delhi to Attari Border for a biking event in association with BSF where the riders will pay homage to BSF Soldiers.Amit will join the RPM India riders on January 24 from Palam Air Force Station at 5 o’ clock in the morning. The actor along with ther bikers from RPM India will cover.

Raj Thackeray is the new ‘Hindu Hridaysamrat’

Sending shock waves in the ruling establishment, a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena functionary on Thursday proclaimed that MNS chief Raj Thackeray will henceforth be the new “Hindu Hridaysamrat”. Shiv Sena founder, late Balasaheb Thackeray, was usually referred to as the “Hindu Hridaysamrat” (Emperor of Hindu Hearts). Thane MNS President Avinash Jadhav’s statement on Balasaheb’s nephew was greeted with thunderous applause

Azharuddin threatens Rs 100 cr defamation over FIR

Former Indian cricket captain and former MP Mohammad Azharuddin on Thursday denied allegations of cheating levelled by a travel agency in Maharashtra and threatened to file defamation suit of Rs 100 crore. “Those who filed the FIR have done it only to be in the limelight. There is no truth in it. The allegations are baseless,” Azharuddin said on Twitter.