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Everything you need to know about Jaroda Panda: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Cate Blanchett's kids responsible for 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'

May 30, 2014 at 5:47 PM

Oscar winning actress Cate Blanchett is extremely excited about being part of the How to Train Your Dragon 2 releasing on 13th June ever since she saw the first part with her kids.

China offers 'most fun job' in panda base

May 10, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Beijing, May 10 (IANS) The Bifengxia Base of China Giant Panda Protection and Research Centre has offered the "most fun job" in China with an annual pay of 200,000 yuan ($32,576), an SUV for transport for a year, and free working meals and accommodation.

For Jolie, acting to take backseat

May 10, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Angelina Jolie says acting is going to take a "backseat" for her as she want to continue exploring directing and humanitarian work.

Construction of chariots begins for Puri Ratha Yatra

May 3, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) The construction of three gigantic wooden chariots of Lord Jagannath has kicked off for the annual June 29 Rath Yatra, or chariot festival, at Odisha's Puri city, an official said Saturday.

Trinamool's student wing complains to Election Commission

March 29, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' student wing Saturday complained to the Election Commission (EC) over Presidency University allowing a referendum by students seeking removal of Sugata Bose from the chairmanship of the varsity's Mentor Group.

BJD will do better than last time in Orissa: Jay Panda (Interview) (Election Special)

March 29, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) The Biju Janata Dal will win the coming Lok Sabha and assembly elections in Odisha handsomely, prominent party leader Baijayant 'Jay' Panda has said.

Man with 12 bypass grafts ready for discharge

March 25, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) A cardiac patient with a fatal heart condition, which was declared "inoperable", has got a new lease of life after a complex, record-breaking surgery was performed on him by renowned Indian cardiac surgeon Ramakant Panda.

Odisha Maoist leader's wife to contest polls

March 19, 2014 at 5:16 PM

Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Subhashree Das, wife of Odisha's most wanted Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, Wednesday joined Ama Odisha, a regional political party, here.

Average of 82,000 new malware threats reported per day in 2013

March 19, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): Nearly 82,000 new malware threats were created every day in 2013, a new report has found.

FICCI to organize Framed 2014 to focus media and entertaiinment

March 6, 2014 at 12:44 PM

FICCI FRAMES 2014, happening on 12-14 March 2014 at Mumbai would be a landmark edition of the convention, marking fifteen years of its inception with Australia as the partner country. The Chairman of the Asian Animation Summit Mr Kim Dalton, celebrated film producer and academic.

Three Maoist women arrested in Odisha

March 1, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, Mar.1 (ANI): Police have arrested three Maoist women from a camp in Odisha's Gajapati District, and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from them.

Shrek-themed park to attract fans in London

February 26, 2014 at 5:20 AM

London, Feb 26 (IANS) Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation has announced that it will come up with a Shrek-themed attraction here, reports The Guardian.

New Shrek-themed park set to open in London next year

February 25, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Executives at DreamWorks Animation have teamed up with experts at themepark company Merlin Entertainments to develop a London attraction based on the Shrek franchise, it has been revealed.

Nothing official on wedding plans: Kunal Kapoor

February 18, 2014 at 10:14 PM

Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kapoor Tuesday clarified there was nothing official about his wedding to long-time girlfriend Naina Bachchan rumoured to be solemnised later this year.

Odisha realty firm chief held for duping investors

February 16, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 (IANS) The head of a real estate firm was arrested here Sunday for duping hundreds of investors of more than Rs.10 crore, an official said.

India needs new cholesterol guidelines: Top cardiologist

February 15, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) With the growing rate of deaths due to heart disease, it is time for India to pro-actively consider new cholesterol guidelines for the future, top heart specialist Srinath Reddy said here Saturday.

'Hasee Toh Phasee' wins box office battle

February 10, 2014 at 6:14 PM

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) As many as four films released last Friday and "Hasee Toh Phasee" has emerged victorious with Rs.18.5 crore weekend earnings at the domestic box office, while "Heartless" gets second spot, say experts.

From modelling to acting is a natural progression: Reyhna Malhotra

February 5, 2014 at 2:22 PM

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Be it Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra or Aishwarya Rai, a migration from modelling to acting is a common trend among models. Reyhna Malhotra, who joins the list with her debut film "Babloo Happy Hai", describes it as a "natural" progression.

Odisha MP discusses migrant workers' wages with Andhra

February 4, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 (IANS) A Lok Sabha member from Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal Tuesday said he has taken up the issue of the state's migrant workers' wages with the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh government.

Bouquet of mixed genres at box office Friday (IANS Preview)

February 3, 2014 at 5:18 PM

Vinil Mathew-directed "Hasee Toh Phasee" promises to be much more than a regular rom-com. Starring Siddharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra, the film revolves around a stressed out guy who meets a completely different girl. It will be put up in 1,500-2,000 screens across India coming Friday.

Indian scientists turn plastic waste into liquid fuel

January 28, 2014 at 11:42 AM

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) In a ground-breaking discovery, researchers in India have developed a relatively low-temperature process to convert certain plastic waste into liquid fuel.

Indian researchers develop method to convert plastic waste into liquid fuel

January 28, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Washington, Jan. 28 (ANI): A team of researchers have developed a relatively low-temperature process to convert certain kinds of plastic waste into liquid fuel as a way to re-use discarded plastic bags and other products.

Teenager held for killing girl half his age

January 25, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in Odisha for killing a girl half his age after she resisted his rape attempt, police said Saturday.

Eight firms headed by Indian-Americans among Forbes promising 100

January 24, 2014 at 7:18 PM

New York, Jan 24 (IANS) Eight companies co-founded and headed by young Indian-American entrepreneurs are among Forbes magazine's America's 100 most promising privately-held high growth companies with under $250 million in annual revenues.

Music lovers throng Bhubaneswar's Rajarani Temple to enjoy Indian classical music

January 20, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Bhubaneshwar (Odisha), Jan.20 (ANI): Bhubaneshwar's century-old and famous Rajarani Temple reverberated with the rhythm of Indian classical music by eminent classicists over the weekend.

Kejriwal cabinet gets bureaucrats to assist them

December 28, 2013 at 4:41 PM

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Within a few hours of being sworn in, Delhi's new Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal got down to organising the work set-up, and allocated bureaucrats to the six cabinet ministers.

FDI alongwith good governance can create wonders: Experts

December 21, 2013 at 7:57 PM

New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI): Experts on Saturday reiterated that FDI is the need of the hour and with political will and good governance measures, it could prove to be crucial in enhancing development in the region.

Odisha MP urges Moily to expedite petrochemicals project

December 16, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal MP Baijayant 'Jay' Panda Monday urged Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Veerappa Moily to fast-track the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region project in Odisha, his office said here.

31st Siamsin Conference showcases rich culture of Paite Community in Delhi

December 16, 2013 at 2:02 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): People from the northeast, who are settled in various parts of the country, regularly organize events to promote the culture of their communities. Recently, the Paite Community came together for the 31st Siamsin Conference in Delhi.

'Don't disrupt parliament, make it better'

December 11, 2013 at 8:58 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Disruption of parliament is a safeguard against dictatorship but it is being used indiscriminately, political thinker Bhanu Pratap Mehta said Wednesday.

Don't disrupt parliament, says Mehta

December 11, 2013 at 6:10 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Disruption of parliament is a safeguard against dictatorship but it is being used indiscriminately, political thinker Bhanu Pratap Mehta said Wednesday.

Twitter abuzz with comments about Aam Aadmi Party

December 8, 2013 at 7:46 PM

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter Sunday was abuzz with comments on the election results and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as it made a spectacular debut in the Delhi assembly polls.

Communal Violence Bill clauses need to be re-examined: Jay Panda

December 7, 2013 at 3:54 PM

New Delhi, Dec.7 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Jay Panda on Saturday refused to comment on the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill until the final draft is tabled in Parliament.

'Sachin not only a great sportsman, but a brilliant human being': Manish Tewari

November 16, 2013 at 7:41 PM

New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov.16 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday congratulated master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for his magnificent contributions to the game of cricket, and said that he is not only a great sportsman, but a brilliant human being as well.

Protection for people should be based on threat perception: Jay Panda

November 7, 2013 at 12:04 PM

New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Member of Parliament Jay Panda on Thursday said that protection for people in political life should be based on the threat perception.

Transition to democracy spurring development in Bhutan: National Council Chief

November 7, 2013 at 10:19 AM

New Delhi, Nov 07 (ANI): Political democratisation has boosted avenues for inclusive development in the mountain kingdom, Chairperson of the National Council, Parliament of Bhutan, Dr Sonam Kinga said.

Odisha judge gets used bullets, detonator in parcel

November 5, 2013 at 6:11 PM

Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 (IANS) A judge in Odisha Tuesday received a parcel containing a threat letter, two used bullets and an obsolete detonator, police said.

Twitter wars: Jay Panda asks Congress, BJP to be more responsive to public mood

October 28, 2013 at 11:38 AM

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Jay Panda on Monday said the war of words between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj and Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on social networking site Twitter should be seen in a lighter vein, and added that it is the public which will finally decide the prime ministerial candidate.

New electronic system to disburse MGNREGA payment

October 25, 2013 at 4:47 PM

Agartala, Oct 25 (IANS) An electronic fund management system, which would provide wages more swiftly to workers under the central government's rural jobs scheme MGNREGA, will be introduced across the country by Dec 1, officials said here Friday.

'One should be very careful before making such a comment': Jay Panda on Rahul statement

October 25, 2013 at 12:51 PM

New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Jay Panda on Friday cautioned Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to be more careful about the comments he has been making on public platforms of late.

Cyclone Phailin: Southern Odisha most affected, flooding a concern, says Jay Panda

October 13, 2013 at 1:08 PM

New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): BJD leader Jay Panda on Sunday said that Southern Odisha particularly the Ganjam district has been hit severely by Cyclone Phailin.

Tripura suspends 15 police footballers

October 4, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Agartala, Oct 4 (IANS) Tripura Police Friday suspended 15 police footballers and barred them from playing for two years for severely assaulting the referee and three linesmen during a football match.

Odisha man suspects wife's fidelity, slashes her private parts

September 30, 2013 at 3:48 PM

Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 (IANS) A man in Odisha, suspecting his wife of infidelity, allegedly tonsured her, slashed her private parts with a blade and stabbed her with a tubelight. The man has been arrested, police said Monday.

`Many urban women die due to heart disease'

September 28, 2013 at 12:12 PM

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Nearly 70 percent of urban women succumb to cardio-vascular diseases, mainly due to late diagnosis and smoking, a top surgeon said here Saturday, on the eve of World Heart Day.

Trinamool wrests control of Haldia municipality

September 20, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Friday wrested control of the Haldia Municipality with three Left Front councillors crossing over and voting against the existing board run by the opposition front.

Art goes pop at United Art Fair

September 17, 2013 at 10:24 AM

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Art has always inspired its creators to paint society's turbulence and turmoil in grim hues. Cut to the ongoing United Art Fair, where contemporary artists, through the medium of pop art, are presenting dark humour in florid colours at the Pragati Maidan.

Youth involvement critical to success of any movement: Gul Panag

September 12, 2013 at 5:44 PM

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Gul Panag has launched an anti-tobacco campaign - No more tobacco in 21st Century - and urged youth to wholeheartedly participate in the cause to make it a success.

Now, tourists in Himachal can SMS complaints

September 6, 2013 at 5:20 PM

Shimla, Sep 6 (IANS) In a move to redress complaints of those visiting Himachal Pradesh, the state tourism department has extended an SMS facility whereby one can seek assistance by sending a message, an official said Friday.

Death penalty of child's rapist, killer commuted

September 4, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Bhubaneswar, Sep 4 (IANS) The Odisha High Court Wednesday commuted the death penalty of a man convicted of raping and murdering a three-year-old last year in Sambalpur district, a lawyer said.

Jay Panda stands up against RTI Amendment, urges public to come forth

September 4, 2013 at 4:32 PM

New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Member of Parliament Baijayant 'Jay' Panda on Wednesday stood up to muster support against the Right to Information (RTI) Amendment, which will ensure that political parties will be kept outside the ambit of the Act.

BJP critical of UPA's handling of Indian economy

August 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM

New Delhi, Aug. 29 (ANI): Taking potshots at the Centre for its 'inept handling' of the Indian economy, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the people have lost trust in the Congress-led UPA Government due to corruption and instability.

Why male pandas lose interest in sex when not in the wild

August 18, 2013 at 12:10 PM

London, Aug 18 (ANI): A new study has finally unraveled the mystery as to why male pandas struggle to mate when in captivity.

Maoist surrenders before police in Odisha

August 6, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Bhubaneshwar (Odisha), Aug 6 (ANI): A hardcore Maoist involved in crimes like murder and abduction, surrendered before police in Odisha.

Britain keen to collaborate with India in energy, tourism

August 6, 2013 at 12:26 PM

Agartala, Aug 6 (IANS) Britain is keen to collaborate in energy, tourism, infrastructure, and agro-based industrial sectors in India's northeast and is also willing to extend technical support for developing the region, British High Commissioner to India Sir James Bevan said here Tuesday.

Negligence in mid-day meals in Bengal: Survey

July 31, 2013 at 6:36 PM

Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) In the aftermath of the Bihar mid-day meal tragedy that claimed the lives of 23 children, a West Bengal-based survey has revealed "significant negligence" in the mid-day meal programme in the state.

Robotic surgery to cure apnea beamed live to doctors worldwide

July 30, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Over 2,000 doctors across the world viewed a real-time live robotic surgery performed on two patients at the Asian Heart Institute here Tuesday to cure them of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or stoppage of breathing during sleep

Chinese pandas to have TV reality show

July 30, 2013 at 11:56 AM

Beijing, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The pandas, the pride of China and a species most in danger of going extinct, will be getting their own television reality show with one TV channel recording their activities 24 hours a day, China's state-run CCTV television network announced Monday.

Now, see live broadcast on giant pandas

July 28, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Starting this August, internet users around the world will be able to watch live round-the-clock broadcast of giant pandas living in a breeding centre in southwest China's Sichuan province.

5,000 doctors worldwide to view live surgery in India

July 27, 2013 at 12:44 PM

Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) More than 5,000 doctors from all over the world will witness a live surgery to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder, to be performed at the Asian Heart Institute (AHI) here Tuesday, an official said here Saturday.

Yashwant Sinha suggests all-party meeting to discuss poverty

July 26, 2013 at 1:34 PM

New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha said on Friday that recent remarks made by Congressmen Raj Babbar about eating a "full meal in Mumbai for Rs. 12" were utterly ridiculous. He also described the matter as laughable, with regard to Congress leader Rashid Masood's view that a complete meal can be had for as low as Rs. 5 near the Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

'Biju Janata Dal equidistant from both Congress and BJP': Jay Panda

July 20, 2013 at 11:10 AM

New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): A day after Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said her party would never support Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Member of Parliament Jay Panda said on Saturday that his political outfit is equidistant from both the ruling Congress Party and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Biju Janata Dal avoids commenting on BJP's Team Modi for 2014

July 20, 2013 at 10:54 AM

New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Jay Panda on Saturday avoided commenting on the Bharatiya Janata Party's 20 star-studded committees for its election campaign under Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying it is an internal matter of the saffron outfit.

BJD MP welcomes SC verdict on convicted leaders

July 12, 2013 at 7:26 PM

Bhubaneswar, July 12 (IANS) A Biju Janata Dal (BJP) MP Friday hailed the judgment of the Supreme Court which struck down the law that protects lawmakers convicted in criminal cases from disqualification.

Hollywood knocking on China's door

July 2, 2013 at 1:12 PM

Beijing, July 2 (IANS) As Keanu Reeves, star of Hollywood blockbusters like "Speed" and "The Matrix", visits China to promote his directorial debut "Man of Tai Chi", an increasing number of Hollywood films are beginning to feature more amd more Chinese elements.

Sanskrit to get makeover in Delhi University

July 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) To change the perception of Sanskrit as just an ancient language, Delhi University's Sanskrit department will introduce courses like Indian scientific heritage, theatre, self-management and dramatics under the new four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).

'I Am Kalam'director working on new film 'Pallavi'

June 29, 2013 at 4:32 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda whose directional debut "I am Kalam" won over 30 awards in India and abroad, is working on "Pallavi", a movie based on the art and culture of his home state Odisha.

Giant panda twins born in China

June 23, 2013 at 5:20 PM

Beijing, June 23 (IANS) A female giant panda has given birth to twins in China's Sichuan Province, the first pair ever born globally this year, Xinhua reported Sunday.

New bill soon for for regulating medical equipment: Official

June 20, 2013 at 8:48 PM

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The government will soon bring a bill for regulating the medical equipment industry, separating it from drug manufacturing, an health ministry official said Thursday.

Tharoor's latest: The future is now

June 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor's latest edited book brings together India's young parliamentarians, cutting across ideologies, geographies and political affiliations.

BJD wants third front, special status for Odisha

June 12, 2013 at 6:12 PM

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Amid talks of a third front in the 2014 polls, nearly 30,000 people from Odisha led by BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi Wednesday to protest the centre's apathy towards the state's demand for a special category status.

BJD rally in Delhi seeking special status for Odisha

June 12, 2013 at 12:28 PM

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 people from Odisha led by BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi Wednesday to protest against the centre's apathy towards the state's demand for the special category status.

Odisha leaders favour more transparency in political system

June 9, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 9 (IANS) Leaders across the political spectrum in Odisha called for more transparency in the country's political system at a convention held here Sunday.

China's film market promising: Dreamworks CEO

June 7, 2013 at 3:21 PM

Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Now is an incredibly exciting time to be pursuing the movie business in China because the country presents a promising market full of opportunities, says Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of Dreamworks Studio.

Are you worker bee or night owl? Dating animal types revealed

June 7, 2013 at 2:57 PM

London, June 7 (ANI): An online dating service has identified five main animal types we're likely to adopt when seeking a partner.

Tripura shrinks scope of AFSPA

June 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM

Agartala, June 5 (IANS) The Tripura government Wednesday reduced the area under which a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to paramilitary troopers could be deployed, a top official said.

Hundreds in Fiji come out to take crash course in Sanskrit

June 1, 2013 at 3:21 PM

Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Fiji are coming out to take a seven-day crash course of the Indian classical language Sanskrit.

Cancer radiation therapy if given in evening may minimize hair loss

May 21, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers who discovered that mouse hair has a circadian clock - a 24-hour cycle of growth followed by restorative repair - suspect that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimized if these treatments are given late in the day.

President advises MPs to fulfil their responsibilities

May 8, 2013 at 4:24 PM

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday advised young parliamentarians to fulfil their responsibilities in terms of the people's expectations of them, saying pointedly that "it takes years to build institutions but they can be destroyed easily".

BJD MP seeks implementation of Odisha petrochemical project

May 4, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) A Biju Janata Dal (BJP) MP has written to Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily demanding the early implementation of the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) project in Odisha, his office said Saturday.

No discrimination in allocation of funds: PM to Odisha Congress team

April 28, 2013 at 9:32 AM

New Delhi, April 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has reportedly told a delegation of Odisha Congress members that there has been no discrimination in the allocation of funds to the state from the Central Government.

Biju Janata Dal corners UPA Govt. for step-motherly attitude towards Odisha

April 26, 2013 at 4:28 PM

Bhubaneswar, Apr. 26 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said the Biju Janata Dal has called for a peaceful 'hartal' through out the state against the Centre's continuous negligence.

'The Croods' gets impressive opening in India

April 23, 2013 at 5:24 PM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Director duo Chris Sanders and Kirk De Micco's 3D animation movie "The Croods" has got an impressive start in India.

Many recommendations of DRDO review committee implemented, says Antony

April 22, 2013 at 7:40 PM

New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony has said that many of the recommendations of an independent review committee headed by Dr. P. Rama Rao, have been implemented.

China's big quake scares its giant pandas

April 22, 2013 at 4:36 PM

Beijing, April 22 (IANS) A powerful earthquake that rocked China scared the giant pandas and they are now being provided psychological therapy.

152 killed, 3,000 injured in China quake (Evening Lead)

April 20, 2013 at 7:24 PM

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) At least 152 people were killed and more than 3,000 others injured Saturday when a devastating earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck southwest China's Sichuan province, adjacent to a region where an 8.0-magnitude quake in 2008 left 69,000 people dead while 18,000 are still missing.

124 killed, 3,000 injured in China quake (Fifth Lead)

April 20, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) At least 124 people were killed and more than 3,000 others injured Saturday when a devastating earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck southwest China's Sichuan province, adjacent to a region where an 8.0-magnitude quake in 2008 left 69,000 people dead while 18,000 are still missing.

113 killed, 2,500 injured in China quake (Fourth Lead)

April 20, 2013 at 4:28 PM

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) At least 113 people were killed and more than 2,500 others injured Saturday when a massive earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck southwest China's Sichuan province, officials said.

Death toll rises to 71 in SW China earthquake (Update: China earthquake)

April 20, 2013 at 1:48 PM

Beijing, Apr 20 (Xinhua-ANI): Seventy-one people were killed in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province, according to the China Earthquake Administration.

71 killed, over 1,000 injured in China quake (Third Lead)

April 20, 2013 at 1:24 PM

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) At least 71 people were killed and more than 1,000 others injured Saturday when a massive earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck southwest China's Sichuan province, officials said.

Mamata Banerjee-Delhi fiasco: D. Raja says CPI doesn't endorse such acts

April 10, 2013 at 3:56 PM

New Delhi, April 10 (ANI): Reacting to Tuesday's heckling of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and some of her ministers by Student Federation of India (SFI) and CPI-M activists as they arrived at the Planning Commission here, Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker D. Raja lawmaker on Wednesday strongly condemned it, saying that his party did not endorse such acts.

BJD MP Panda submits two bills in Parliament to strengthen office of CAG

April 4, 2013 at 4:04 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Member of Parliament Baijayant 'Jay' Panda has

Panda pair arrive in Canada

March 26, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Two giant pandas have left China for Canada.

India should embrace modern science to end animal testing for cosmetics: Panda

March 14, 2013 at 6:06 PM

New Delhi, Mar.14 (ANI-Business Wire India):Member of Parliament Baijayant "Jay" Panda has called on the government to end animal testing for cosmetics in India, giving a boost to a campaign that is spreading around the world.

Maoist leader killed in Odisha gun battle

March 11, 2013 at 12:59 PM

Bhubaneswar, March 11 (IANS) A Maoist leader wanted in more than 45 criminal cases including several murders was killed in a fierce gun battle with police in Odisha's Gajapati district Monday, an official said.

Aaradhya will decide her career: Abhishek Bachchan

March 3, 2013 at 12:19 PM

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan says daughter Aaradhya will have the liberty to choose a career for herself and a parent's job is just to give "love, care and good education" to the child.

Health sector welcomes budget, asks for more funds

February 28, 2013 at 7:47 PM

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The increase in allocation for the health sector was welcome but more funds were needed, insiders said Thursday.

'India ready to deal with cross-border challenge'

February 22, 2013 at 6:42 PM

Agartala, Feb 22 (IANS) Though the western and northern borders of India have become challenging, the security forces are ready to face any challenge and are adopting new strategies to deal with them, BSF chief Subhash Joshi said here Friday.

Nationwide strike hits life in Odisha

February 20, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) A two-day nationwide strike called by major trade unions hit normal life across Odisha on the first day of the stir Wednesday, disrupting road and rail traffic, officials said.

Bills to decriminalise politics sent to parliament

February 19, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 (IANS) A Biju Janata Dal MP Tuesday submitted three private member's bills in parliament seeking decriminalisation of politics.

Two-day strike from today midnight: Assocham urges to refrain

February 19, 2013 at 4:53 PM

It seems that the stage has been ready to set for a two-day strike started from today midnight by different trade unions. The strike has been called by about eleven registered trade unions and it will be start from todays mid night.