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Rain leads to mercury dip

The low-pressure induced rain that continues to lash the city since last evening has brought normal life to a standstill, leaving several areas waterlogged. The wet spell also forced the mercury to dip below normal.
Sandeep Mishra Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

Gold bars seized, one held

Air Intelligence Unit of the customs department recovered gold bars weighing 661.5gms worth Rs 19.46 lakh from a passenger at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here, an official said on Wednesday.
Our Correspondent Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

Niti Aayog to help execute smart plan

Work on a crucial smart city project has started nearly a month after an agreement was signed between the Niti Aayog and the state government for smooth execution of these schemes.
Our Correspondent Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

Viral sex clips worry police

A video of a couple, who were allegedly stripped naked by three youths, has gone viral on social media, sparking concern among police about the regularity of such incidents.
Our Correspondent Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

'Mistaken identity' probe

Police are investigating an alleged case of mistaken identity following claims that a wrong person was arrested and put in jail in connection with a seven-year-old bombing case.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

State resumes sweet run

A day after "Banglar Rasogolla" got the geographical indication (GI) tag, the state government on Wednesday decided to file one for "Odishara Rasagolla".
Our Correspondent Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

Table that cracked murder mystery

The table, on which the body of Srikakulam resident Kuree Nukaraju had been chopped into seven pieces by Pakala Narayan Swami of Berhampur in 1937, would be preserved at the High Court Museum here.
Sunil Patnaik Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

Jumbo concern for forest-side village

Movement of an elephant herd around the forest range here has made life miserable for local people and cost significant life and property loss.
Rajesh Mohanty Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

Jail for Artha chief

Pradeep Sethy, managing director of the Artha Tatwa Multi-State Credit Co-operative Society, was on Wednesday convicted with charges of cheating and sentenced to jail for five years by the Sambalpur chief judicial magistrate.
SUBHAS PANIGRAHI Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

Jilted lover posts girl's obscene photos

A jilted lover here has been accused of blackmailing a young girl after he posted morphed obscene pictures of the victim on social media.
Our Correspondent Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

Learning art & techniques

A weeklong workshop on lithography was organised in Balasore Art And Crafts College under the aegis of Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi. Lithography technique is almost on the verge of extinction in India with the advent of offset printing facilities. Principal of the college Nikunja Bihari Das said: “Twenty blocks and a printing machine were procured from Calcutta to impart training to the students.” Twelve lithography experts, who are working in various states, have been roped in to teach about the technique and how art can be made on the litho stones and prints.
Our Bureau  Nov 16, 2017 00:00 IST

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