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22 January, 2018 8:43 AM Odisha Man Allegedly Attacked Wife With Acid On Suspicion Of Infidelity; Arrested

Jajpur, Odisha: A man on suspicion of his wife's infidelity allegedly hurled acid at her in their home in Odisha's Jajpur district, police said today. The woman, aged around 40 years, sustained serious burn injuries on her face and back from the attack which took place on Saturday evening at Malapada village, police said. She was rescued by neighbours 14

19 January, 2018 6:53 PM Advocates boycott courts for HC

To submit memorandums to Chief Minister, political leaders Demanding establishment of the A.P. High Court at Kurnool, advocates boycotted the district court and 12 magistrate courts in the district on Friday and took out a rally to the Collectorate on a call given by the Kurnool District Bar Association. The association would make a representation on the issue 31

19 January, 2018 5:06 PM National basketball championship: Himachal Pradesh eases past Sikkim

Kerala starts slowly, finishes strongly Himachal Pradesh always looked in control, securing scores of 22-13, 23-6, 10-9 and 15-6 in the four quarters for an easy 70-34 win versus Sikkim in the men’s Level II, Group C match of the senior National basketball championship at the Nehru indoor stadium here on Friday. In the first women’s contest of the day, Maharashtra 12

16 January, 2018 4:21 PM TN hoopsters sound confident

National basketball championship begins today The Tamil Nadu men’s team will open its campaign against Haryana, while the women’s team takes on Madhya Pradesh, in the senior National basketball championship that gets underway on Wednesday at the Nehru indoor stadium here. Men’s team captain Akilan Pari said his team is the “strongest” and picked Punjab 20

13 January, 2018 4:01 PM Woman Raped And Set On Fire By Father-In-Law In Odisha

Baripada (Odisha): A woman was set on fire after by her father-in-law at Rairangpur town in Mayurbhanj district after he allegedly raped her, police said on Saturday. The woman, 23, was alone in her in-laws' house when the incident occurred on Friday night. The woman has sustained about 80 per cent burns and is admitted at a private hospital in Jamshedpur 36

13 January, 2018 11:26 AM Odisha aims to complete 3,500 km of rural roads by March-end

Odisha has set a target to complete 3,500 km of rural roads by March-end under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), a senior official said today. So far, the state has constructed 43,222 km road at an investment of Rs 18,624 crore under the central programme, connecting 19,682 villages, official sources said. The PMGSY is being implemented in the state 42

10 January, 2018 9:55 AM As Jio Cuts Prices, Vodafone Offers More Data, Validity With Rs. 458 and Rs. 509 Prepaid Packs

Vodafone has revised its Rs. 448 and Rs. 509 plans to offer more validity and data to prepaid subscribers just as the Reliance Jio slashed prices of its 1GB data per day plans. The two Vodafone recharge packs also offer 1GB data per day, and are better positioned to take on the revised Jio plans with the extra data and validity. The two revised plans 81

8 January, 2018 3:00 AM Calendar of Adivasi festivals

State assigned the task of developing the calendar State Tribal Welfare Department is set to document Adivasi festivals of 12 states in the country. Collecting photographs of 12 such fests the department has made a calendar which will soon be published by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The Ministry asked the department to compile details and photographs 11

5 January, 2018 12:42 PM ’Sin’ cess nets ₹38,000 crore between July and November

The government on Friday said that it has collected over ₹38,000 crore between July and November by levying cess on luxury and demerit goods under the GST regime. Under the GST regime, a cess is levied on luxury, demerit and sin goods to make good the loss suffered by the states on account of roll out of the new indirect tax regime. This is levied on top of the highest 20

5 January, 2018 7:40 AM School headmistress arrested by vigilance on graft charge in Odisha

She had allegedly taken ₹8,200 bribe from a tailor to expedite payment towards making school uniform Headmistress of a government school in Odisha’s Bhadrak district was arrested by anti-graft vigilance wing for allegedly taking ₹8,200 bribe from a tailor to expedite payment towards making school uniform. Acting on a complaint, vigilance personnel laid a trap and caught 21