One cr consumers may lose LPG

It may come as a set-back to about one crore LPG consumers across the country if they lose their connection from Bharatgas, Indane or HP in case they have  not done their KYC (know your customer) by  December 01. Reports say that the central government has instructed all the above agencies to complete the KYC by the end of November. This would apply to consumers who enjoy no subsidy also.

Ambani plays up emotion-business side by side

It was combo of emotion and business when the Reliance chairman rushed to Puri to seek the blessings of the lord for his daughter’s wedding. There too he told the media about his inner feelings for coming to Odisha in which Mukesh Ambani tried to lay equal emphasis on his devotion to the Lord of Puri. Earlier he had promised to invest Rs.3 K crore in addition to Rs.6k crore already invested here.

This Time on that day, “aap jit gaye , mein har gaya” Kasab

Ajmal Amir Kasab,  who nearly pulverized the nerves of Mumbai through hours long mayhem that killed many, underwent a throwback to his teens when he had confessed to a police officer that ‘aap jeet gaye, aur mein har gaya ‘(you won, I lost). This was according to a report in the Hindustan Times quoting the then main investigating officer Ramesh Mahale who reportedly had seen the  fears of death on the face of the terrorist.

No Bollywood this! Rakhi Sawant suffered taking on a real wrestler

Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant, who recently took on the Me Too fame Tanushree Dutta and got away, but she paid a price dearly when she challenged a woman wrestler in Haryana’s Panchkula and was sent hospital after getting knocked out. After the bout Rakhi had serious pain in her stomach and limbs was soon rushed to the hospital and now stated to be stable after treatments.

‘Masjid ka naam badal dunga’- BJP spokesman Sambit Patra

Taking part in a television debate the BJP national spokesman Dr. Sambit Patra, jokingly or otherwise, threatened the AIMIM spokesman Syed Asim Waqar that agar Allah se pyar karte ho to baith jao, warna… kisi masjid ka naam bhagwan Vishnu ke naam par rakh dunga’. This was while there was a debate on the changing of names of cities etc. in India, Waqar questioned the change of name of Ekana International Stadium.

SC raps Bihar cops over absconding ex-minister

Absconding for some tine the former minister of Bihar, Manju Verma still untraceable who was alleged to have found in a nexus of illegal arms possession in the family. The supreme court on Monday slammed the Bihar police for the lapse so far. She is sought in a case of recovery of ammunition from her home during a raid some time back.

Former Chief justice of Odisha high court justice SN Phukan passes away


Rangeela Raja suffers 20 cuts, laments Govinda

Actor Govinda’s upcoming film ‘Rangeela Raja’, awaiting release, had already suffered 20 cuts by the Censor Board, rued the popular actor himself. Govinda however suspects that it is case of animosity within the fraternity that his films suffered such set-backs for last many years and fail to get a good platform for release. He does not get any support from any side, lamented the actor adding that he should be allowed a good platform for his film.

Make in Odisha takes off

The much awaited event Make in Odisha II has taken off with a bang in the state capital. Speaking at the occasion many top honchos from the country including the chairman of the Reliance industries Mukesh Ambani extolled the potential Odisha offers as a favourite  destination and he looked forward to further investment here. It is yet another precursor which will ensure enormous business and growth opportunities, the chief minister Naveen Patnaik had said.


Alibaba surge past Amazon and Flipkart in minutes

Alibaba has set the new record by jacking up it’s sales way ahead of both Flipkart and Amazon in a span of just 76 minutes what was described as Singles’ Day sale. Which was assessed to be more than that of the sale of Flipkart and Amazon India, put together in 2017. Alibaba is led by Jack Ma.

Rout’s new party appear slithering from beginning

What is available from the sources within the circle close to Damodar Rout, who was booted out of BJD recently, his new party will be named as Biju Samata Kranti Dal to be headed by Rout and supported by the ones who would be joining the new regional outfit in the making. So far, except Braja Kishore Tripathy, ex-BJD MP, the possibility of who others are to come to join the new party is yet in a state of confusion.

Ex-Naval officer duped lakhs of rupees on pretext of

Mumbai police has arrested a retired Naval officer on charges of duping job seekers to the tune of Rs.36 lakhs. The incident came to light through a leak when someone among the job seekers informed to the police. The ex-Naval officer Trineta runs an academy in Vishakhapattnam had fleeced six such job seekers taking Rs.6 lakhs from each of them and interestingly. the accused had issued them appointment letters.

Make in Odisha takes off

It is all about timing and chief minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik has down the years acquired the much needed knack for it. Make in Odisha II has taken off today making way for the Juggernaut to roll on as Patnaik aims to cajole over 800 business honchos to invest in a new climate of business . The spot-light zooms from a 14 acre expanse decked up Janata Maidan where Ambanis and Tatas are among the many who would add up to the initiative

Does history repeat some times !

Love can not be measured by integral calculus. That is what an eighty three year old husband proved before he died. Faizal Hassan Qadri, who is no more, had built a mini Taj Mahal in Bulendshahar in Uttar Pradesh, in memory of his wife died on Friday in a road accident. According to his relatives Faizal Hassan shall be buried along side his wife within the same structure.

Two-pronged attack on Make-in-Odisha,

Both the opposition parties in Odisha have come down on the government’s much hyped Make in Odisha carnival aimed to bolster the investment in the business sector in Odisha. Calling it a pre-poll political image building measure the BJP has said that when only 8% projects were set up and 22 went back, it’s all exercise in futility. While the Congress has dubbed it as a mere ‘smoke bomb’ and has no bearing on reality.

Tata manager shot dead by ex-employee

An ex-employee of the Tatas Vishwas Panday has shot dead a manager in the company by spraying bullets point blank. Arindam Pal , a senior manager at the stockyard of Tata Steel was in his cabin when the accused entered the cabin and shot him dead . Vishwas was in fact sacked from the company for indiscipline earlier and is now absconding.

Post Diwali relief in fuel prices

Just days after the Diwali the Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) brought little respite for the consumers by slashing the fuel prices in India. Going by the latest input from the OMCs  petrol prices have been reduced by 17 paise whereas the prices of diesel was cut down by 16 paise in the national capital. According to reports from Reuters there is a slash in International Oil prices by about $15 in one month.



On the polls scheduled from Nov.12 to Dec 7, the Election Commission has imposed the ban on all exit polls. The states where polls to be held are Telengana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram in which the polls are to be conducted in two phases and the ban remains effective on Electronics, print and the digital media as per the Section 126 (1) of the Representation of The People Act 1951.

From a small house to google CEO fame

How hard work and luck helps one from the ground to a position of consequence in what reveals the life of Google CEO Sundar Pichai. He lived in modest house , shared by tenants and they slept on the floor, recollected Pichai when his house had no refrigerator also. Having finished his studies from IIT Khadagpur and then Stanford before he joined as CEO Google in 2004.

LPG hiked, twice in this month

Increase in the commission given by the ministry to the dealers has weighed heavy on the consumers as the LPG prices have been increased by Rs.2 per cylinder which is the second time hike this month. Calling it as an interim measure the Oil Ministry has said that considering the increase in transportation costs and wages, it has been felt necessary to increase the distributors’ commission .

HC raps CB for inaction over lawyer-cop case

Orissa High Court on Friday has lambasted the state crime branch and the government in doing things in a haste over the face off between the Odisha High Court bar association and the police. The court has pulled the Crime branch for not being able to file the charge-sheet and also on the revocation of the suspensions of police personnel involved in the clash between both sides

Man killed for defecating in open !:

Awareness is fine but it should not be stretched to a level as it happened in Jharkhand’s Palamu district. A 45 year old man was simply strangled to death by his neighbor who did not tolerate his act. After the defecation both had an altercation which led to strangulation of the victim Mangar Ram and the neighbor Chhotu Kumar.

Non-performing workers forced to drink urine:

In an incident that can be described as inhuman, a Chinese firm has forced few of its employees for in-completion of their tasks assigned to drink urine and eat cockroaches in front of other staff as a punishment. Even the victim employees were whipped. Three company managers have been jailed for 5-10 days for their action

Virat Kohli incur wrath :.

Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif was quick to defend the Team India captain Virat Kohli over his “leave India” tirade at a fan. Kaif has dubbed the issue as a ploy by certain interests’ agenda to create problem for Virat. Kaif said that it was told in a different context but subsequently twisted to make an issue out of it. On the other actor Siddharth has termed Kohli’s act as “idiotic set of words”.

When Aamir thought Big B a non-starter

Aamir Khan made things amazingly lighter during a meet with media after the release of ‘Thugs of Hindostan’. He recollected moments of years back when they laughed in fun at few passport pics in a newspaper of actor-aspiring people including Amitabh Bachan . ‘ Ye hero banega’ was what they laughed about. Aamir reportedly shared it with Amitabh also who was amused.

Nirav in the dock


Pending his physical presence the fugitive of law Nirav Modi has been declared as a ‘ proclaimed absconder’ by a Gujrat Court on Thursday. Modi is accused in a Rs.52 crore custom duty evasion case has been directed to be present in the court by the middle of Nov. Modi has been booked under Section 82 of the IPC that may


Sundari confusion confounded

The forest department of Odisha is indeed in an unenviable situation and who can know it better than the department. Their image taking a long beating over the  tranquilizing  of tigress Sundari now the department faces the problem of a rider from the National Zoo Authority(NZA) . The Authority has raised the question over the Forest department’s earlier decision to bring Sundari to Nandankanan zoo.

Virat Kohli incur fan wrath for ‘leave India ‘ jibe

Success should not go to someone’s head and that too rise above the people who make one successful. Some thing like that has happened to the captain of team India Virat Khohli who has overstepped his aura by stating through a video that the fans who do not like Indian cricketers can leave India. This had come in response to a fan’s tip that Kohli is “overrated” bit and he enjoy watching English and Australia batsmen.

Four killed in Maoist’s landmine blast in Ch’garh

In a landmine blast triggered by Maoists near the NMDC plant in Dantewada in Chhattisgarh,  four persons have been killed today.  According to reports reaching till recently one jawan and three other people have been killed in the blast caused in Dantewada .It may be recalled that the Maoists have been opposing the elections in the region .

‘Kumki’ elephant killed man

The Kumki elephant , Yashodha, who was utilised by the forest department during the operation for tranquilizing the tigress Sundari in Satkosia, killed a man . The shocking incident took place while the man , Sudura Pradhan was giving her some thing to eat near Purunakot Range premises when Yashodha accidentally held Pradhan with her trunk while Yashodha was holding a banana tree in which the man got entangled  and died due to the pull of the trunk of elephant.

Damodar signals at new party

The expelled BJD leader Damodar Rout today announced that very soon a new political party shall be launched in Odisha. And he also gave a time frame that the party would take shape and reiterated that the party will be formed on the ideals of late Biju Patnaik. Rout also indicated that he will invite any offer if the erstwhile BJD leader Baijayant Jay Panda wants to join the new party. Rout further alleged that the government is trying to create fissures among the leaders who want to get united to confront the Naveen-led government.

BJD MP’s jibe at government

The BJD Rajya sabha MP Soumya Ranjan Patnaik has surprised all in the BJD by stating that as on date the chief secretary of the State even may not be aware of the details as how many schemes are there for the education sector. Soumya was speaking at a memorial meeting in Khurda of late Abanai Baral . He also said that the teachers are so divided that even they may not be knowing who is from which group. He also added that the schemes should be carefully handled.

Record 43 in six balls by NZ batsmen

In an exciting knock the New Zealand batsmen Joe Carter and Bret Hampton made a brilliant 43 runs out of just one over. Which is set to be an unprecedented record against the Kiwis Central district . A knock set as never before in world cricket, the batsmen pulverized the bowling statistics of the young pacer Willem Ludick who was bowling his last over in a country match..

Lung that turned black in hours in Delhi air

For an artificial lungs made for experimentation outside a Delhi hospital turned black in just 48 hours due to the pollution.Planted on November 3 the artificial lung made in white went completely black by Monday noon revealing PM2 5 levels over 20 times than the prescribed limit by the WHO. Now with the Diwali at the door step it can be well imagined the load of filth people are bound to consume.

Second richest man campaigns for toilet

It is need of the hour that people must take sanitation with utmost seriousness. This message comes from the second richest man of world Bill Gates who at an event in China tried to instil awareness for toilet with a jar at his side containing human poop which according to him contain 200 trillion rotavirus cells, 20 billion Shigella bacteria and 100,000 parasitic worm eggs.

Karnatak sounds alarm

The outcomes from Karnataka state have shown some bad signs. Assumed to be a BJP bastion so far the Bellary Loksabha constituency has been  snatched from the BJP with a warning J Shanta from the mine-scam tainted family Reddys lost to Congress by over 2,43,000 votes. The alliance bagged four of five leaving Shivamoga won by Y Raghavendra, son of Yeduyurrepa.

Aamir’s shares his personal life

Aamir Khan has finally announced about his separation with his wife and his friendship Kiran Rao days before the release of his new film ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ The actor in a talk show had revealed about his separation with wife Reena, who were together for 16 years and friendship with Kiran. Aamir has chosen to share his personal life at a time when his latest venture ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ is about to be released.

Raghuram bats for RBI board autonomy

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has come out strongly in favour of the autonomy for the Central bank saying that ‘ it is in the interest of the country that both sides respect each others intent and autonomy’. He said in an interview to the Economic while expressing concern about the RBI board’s role change in current times and made swipe at the rift between the RBI and government that has spilled out into the open.

Naveen plays on board from ‘Mo Bus’

After a roller-coaster ride of over 18 years chief minister Naveen Patnaik chose a bumpy ride along in a bus  with people in a service that he claimed to be a new chapter in City Bus Modernization. He flagged off the ‘Mo Bus’ nearly playing to the gallery for women announcing that half of the crew will constitute women. Equipped with Wi-Fi, GSP, CCTV and on board announcement facilities the project promise a change seen never before.

JD(S)-Cong maintain edge in K’taka byepolls

Going by the trends so far the JD(S)-Congress combined performance does not augur well for the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) where candidates from the JD(s)-Cong alliance maintain leads in two Assembly and parliament seats while for the BJP, so far, the only consolation is it’s lead in Shivamogga Lok sabha seat .  

2.0 ready to give a re-look to cinema in India

Good news for the cine goers in India as the trailer of Akshya Kumar
and Rajinikant starter 2.0 is all set to reveal a new face of Indian
cinema after the Zero of SRK.Where Akshya Kumar can be seen as an
ornithologist. The organization who got the rights for satellite has
already wrecked a mullah by bagging Rs.110 crore in advance

Gold-Rich Indian women outflank others

Who says India is a country of poor where people find it hard to make
two ends meet.But when it comes the case of gold, according to a
report there is a huge reserve of gold in India out of which the
maximum gold are in the possession of women of India which is
estimated to be more than the gold reserve with top five banks in the
world according to the World Gold Council .

Priyanka Back With A Bang

After a phase of personal engagements Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra
is all set to come back with a bang with her home production
“Pahuna,The Little Visitor ” Directed by Paakhi Tyrewala the film is
produced by Priyanka and her mother Madhu Chopra which is to be
released on December 7 according to a twitter from the actor herself.

Maneka Gandi slams Maharastra government,calls tigress killing crime

Union women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi on Sunday while hiting out at Maharastra Environment and Forest minister over the killing the “maneater’ tigress Avnisaid it was a straight case of crime.Tigress Avni, who is believed to be responsible for the deaths of 13 people in the past two years, was killed in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal on Friday as part of an operation.

Bihar government dismisses 175 constables, suspends 23 for rampage

The Bihar Government on Sunday dismisses 175 police constables and suspended 23 police officials for rampaging the city after the death of a female colleague, who was reportedly denied leave despite being ill. The lady constable was suffering from dengue and died on 2nd October. After that all trainee constables vandalized police line and beat up few officials also.