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Malayalam actor and theatre personality KTC Abdullah passed away on Saturday. He was 82.

Bigg Boss 12 Shivashish Mishra was eliminated on Saturday for disrespecting the rules of the game.

nafisa ali diagnosed with stage 3 cancer

Veteran actor Nafisa Ali on Saturday revealed that she has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer through an Instagram photo of herself and friend, politician Sonia Gandhi.

Technology

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BlackBerry, which dominated the smartphone market a decade ago, has shifted to selling software to manage mobile devices, as well as areas such as driverless cars.

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Apple is seeking engineers with experience in mainstream wireless protocols like LTE and Bluetooth and for those with experience in newer technology like 5G and millimetre wave.

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Diane Greene will continue as CEO through January, working with Kurian to ensure a smooth transition.

Bhubaneswar News

Odisha lawyers call off strike after 78 days, HC resumes duties
Odisha lawyers call off strike after 78 days, HC resumes duties

On August 28, lawyer Debi Prasad Pattnaik was allegedly beaten up in public by policemen in Cuttack following an argument. The next day, lawyers across Odisha began a protest that brought courts statewide to a grinding halt.

Madhya Pradesh tiger found dead in Odisha reserve, relocation project on hold
Madhya Pradesh tiger found dead in Odisha reserve, relocation project on hold

In June, the 195-kg tiger was shifted to revive Satkosia’s dwindling big cat population, which had reportedly come down to two — both of them ageing tigresses.

Make in Odisha: Tata, Jindal Steel commit nearly Rs 1 lakh crore each; RIL to pump in additional Rs 3,000 crore
Make in Odisha: Tata, Jindal Steel commit nearly Rs 1 lakh crore each; RIL to pump in additional Rs 3,000 crore

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Monday welcomed the guests to the second edition of the state government’s flagship investment summit, Make in Odisha.

Odisha: Satkosia remains on edge as tigress continues attacks on humans, cattle
Odisha: Satkosia remains on edge as tigress continues attacks on humans, cattle

Journalist Raghunath Sahu, who was in the area to cover the second killing by Sundari, was admitted to a local hospital after she sprang on him. Witnesses said Sahu was filming the body being carried by the police and forest officers.

Odiya students in Tripura university allege torture by local classmates, plead to be rescued
Odiya students in Tripura university allege torture by local classmates, plead to be rescued

Students have appealed to the Odisha government to take them back to their homes.

Odisha minister under fire for saying ‘30,000 women have 60,000 husbands’
Odisha minister under fire for saying ‘30,000 women have 60,000 husbands’

The video which has since gone viral quoted the minister as saying that 30,000 women have 60,000 husbands.

Odisha priest sustains burns during ‘ritual to cure polio’
Odisha priest sustains burns during ‘ritual to cure polio’

Last week, the ‘ritual’ went wrong when the rope holding Nanda gave away and he fell on the fire. He suffered nearly 20 per cent burn injuries, sources said.

Odisha: Patient dies while ‘doctors argue over treatment’
Odisha: Patient dies while ‘doctors argue over treatment’

The deceased, Triloka Sahoo, was a resident of Gundurapashi village in Gondia block. He had complained of chest pain, following which his family members admitted him to Sriramchandrapur Community Health Centre in Gondia.

‘No work no pay’: Odisha govt refuses to bow before statewide teachers strike
‘No work no pay’: Odisha govt refuses to bow before statewide teachers strike

Thousands of teachers in Odisha’s block-grant schools and colleges on Wednesday evening stepped up their agitation in Bhubaneswar, reiterating a four-year-old allegation of discrimination in pay and perks in comparision with regular state government teachers.

Odisha: No chairman for 6 years, rights panel now has no members
Odisha: No chairman for 6 years, rights panel now has no members

Leader of Opposition and Congress leader Narasingha Mishra said he had written to the CM several times on the issue, but not received any acknowledgment.

Amit Shah holds poll strategy talks with Odisha BJP leaders
Amit Shah holds poll strategy talks with Odisha BJP leaders

The BJP president’s visit to the state follows his tour of West Bengal and Manipur. The saffron party had stated in the past that it would experience a “golden era” after it comes to power in Odisha and West Bengal.

Odisha woman gang-raped after being ‘mistakenly abandoned’ by husband on NH-55
Odisha woman gang-raped after being ‘mistakenly abandoned’ by husband on NH-55

The victim was missing since Thursday and was feared dead. Police sources in Anugul say that on Sunday night they found her staying with relatives in Jagatsinghpur.

Flyover collapses second time in nine months: Hands tied, can’t fire contractor, says Odisha PWD
Flyover collapses second time in nine months: Hands tied, can’t fire contractor, says Odisha PWD

According to OPWD officials, Thursday’s accident happened due to “carelessness of the workers”, and “the contractor should have sensitised them, but they made certain mistakes”.

Odisha: 75-year-old man sexually abuses minor girl in Balasore
Odisha: 75-year-old man sexually abuses minor girl in Balasore

According to the FIR, the man committed the crime at his house where he stays alone. The accused has been arrested based on the FIR and investigations are on, the police said. “The police arrested the man who allegedly sexually abused the minor girl after luring her with chocolates and money.

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over fuel price hike
Uproar in Odisha Assembly over fuel price hike

Unable to run the house amid the uproarious scenes, Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat first adjourned the House till 11.30 am, then till 12.50 pm and later till 3 pm.

Odisha: No visitors, no cell phones near hatching site of Olive Ridley turtles
Odisha: No visitors, no cell phones near hatching site of Olive Ridley turtles

He said legal action would be taken against the offenders under the Wildlife Protection Act. At least six flex boards bearing the legal provisions have been displayed near the mass nesting site, he added.

Odisha DGP: Anti-Maoist operations will be stepped up
Odisha DGP: Anti-Maoist operations will be stepped up

The police chief emphasised the importance of adhering to the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) during anti-Maoist operations to avert any injury or casualty, officials present at the meeting said. 

Odisha HC allows Bhadrak Ram Navami procession
Odisha HC allows Bhadrak Ram Navami procession

Ram Navami celebrations in Bhadrak took a violent turn last year after two communities clashed over an allegedly offensive Facebook post about Ram and Sita.

Odisha: Parcel bomb survivor appeals to CM for justice
Odisha: Parcel bomb survivor appeals to CM for justice

Although police has been investigating into the case over the past one month, there has been no significant headway so far. 

Odisha to spend Rs 100 crore for expansion of millets mission
Odisha to spend Rs 100 crore for expansion of millets mission

Under the mission, millet cultivation took place around 7,444 acres of land across seven district during kharif 2017-18 and now the state government seeks to take this programme to another 55 blocks in four new districts, he said.

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