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  • Whose rosogolla is it, anyway?

    With Bengal getting a GI on its rosogolla and Odisha seeking one, experts spot the difference for the sweet-toothed Mumbaikar

    Nov 20, 2017, 09:26 IST

  • 'Team India will not miss Sardar Singh'

    Veteran midfelder's axing from Hockey World League Final squad may surprise many, but a teammate tells mid-day that his ouster was imminent

    Nov 18, 2017, 19:35 IST

  • Sweet returns: Rasogolla sales rise in Bengal by 25 percent after GI tag

    Rasogolla sales in West Bengal have shot up by around 25 percent after the state secured a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for "Banglar Rasogolla", a body of sweetmeats makers said

    Nov 16, 2017, 19:01 IST

  • Now Odisha to move GI registry seeking tag for Rasagola

    Odisha government on Wednesday said it will soon approach the Geographical Indication (GI) Registry to recognise the "Odishara Rasagola"

    Nov 15, 2017, 22:14 IST

  • West Bengal beats Odisha in battle over origin of rasgulla, gets GI status

    A bitter tug-of-war over a popular sweet has been resolved, with West Bengal beating Odisha in the battle over the origins of the rasgulla 

    Nov 14, 2017, 16:21 IST

  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai register first win of season thanks to pace bowlers

    Pace bowlers Dhawal and Akash claim three wickets apiece to help visitors thrash Odisha by 120 runs and earn six points on the final day of their Ranji Trophy encounter in Bhubaneswar

    Nov 05, 2017, 09:01 IST

  • Doctor carries pregnant, profusely bleeding woman on cot for 8 km in Odisha

    Many instances of pregnant women being carried on cots to hospitals by their kin had come to light in the recent past, but Sarigeta village in Malkangiri district witnessed something different

    Nov 04, 2017, 14:35 IST

  • Ranji Trophy: Vijay Gohil, Abhishek Nayar put Mumbai in command against Odisha

    Mumbai gained the upper hand against Odisha on the second day of the Ranji Trophy Group 'C' match here yesterday, dismissing Odisha for 145, thereby gaining a 144 run first innings lead

    Nov 03, 2017, 08:26 IST

  • Ranji Trophy: Prithvi Shaw scores fourth century but is 'feeling bad'

    Mumbai teen sensation wants to convert his tons into bigger scores after scoring 105 v Odisha

    Nov 02, 2017, 08:37 IST

  • Ranji Trophy: Ajinkya Rahane returns as Mumbai eye outright win vs Odisha

    Forty one-time Ranji Trophy champions and last year's runners-up Mumbai have a strong chance to register their first outright win of the season against a lowly Odisha in a Group 'C' encounter at Bhubaneswar starting today

    Nov 01, 2017, 08:53 IST

  • Ranji Trophy: Will dazzling Jay Bista get spot in playing Mumbai's XI?

    Despite scoring three centuries in three weeks, there is still some uncertainty looming over right-handed batsman Jay Bista's spot in the playing XI for Mumbai's next Ranji Trophy encounter against Odisha in Bhubaneswar from November 1

    Oct 30, 2017, 11:37 IST

  • Death toll in Odisha's cracker factory blast rises

    The death toll in the explosion at an illegal firecracker factory in Odisha's Balasore district rose to 10 yesterday with four more persons succumbing to burn injuries, officials said

    Oct 20, 2017, 08:20 IST

  • Watch video: 14 feet-long python tries to catch lizard

    A 14 feet long python was discovered by villagers in Mayurbhanj of Odisha while it was trying to catch a big lizard. The villagers immediately informed the forest department team which reached the spot and rescued the enormous reptile.

    Oct 16, 2017, 20:11 IST

  • Rape attempt in broad daylight: Locals block National Highway

    Angry locals staged a road blockade paralysing vehicular traffic on Paradip-Daitary Expressway today in protest against an alleged rape attempt of a college girl in broad daylight

    Oct 16, 2017, 08:39 IST

  • Sudarshan Pattanaik creates sand sculpture of Amitabh Bachchan

    Renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattanaik created a sand sculpture of legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan to wish him on his 75th birthday at Puri beach of Odisha on Tuesday

    Oct 11, 2017, 15:55 IST

  • Cuttack city celebrates silver jublee of its brotherhood

    The silver city of Cuttack is famous for its craftsmanship on the ‘Puja Pandals’ in the form of silver tableaux during Durga Puja celebrations. People from all across India flock Cuttack city to witness these grand silver tableaux and to offer prayers to the goddess. Adorned with gold and silver jwellery, the idol of goddess Durga bedazzled all visitors. More than 250 to 500 kilograms of silver and around 20 kilograms of gold was put to construct the glittery backdrop of the idol. According to the locals, the idol alone adorned jewellery of about 50 kilograms, with the crown weighing about 20 kilograms. The grand and glittery celebration of Durga Puja in Cuttack is not just limited to Hindu religion. In Dargah market of Cuttack, Hindu- Muslims have been celebrating this festival for last 25 years. The people from various faiths donate generously for designing and decorating these mega tableaus on the occasion of Durga Puja. Although the numbers of Hindus in this region are lesser than the Muslims, the people celebrate all festivals with same fervour. The festival of Muharram falls around the same time with the festival of Dussehra. But the Muslim brothers keep sanctity of Hindu festival Dussehra as high as they observe Muharram

    Oct 04, 2017, 19:07 IST

  • First-ever shipment of US crude oil arrives near Odisha's Paradip Port

    India yesterday received the first shipment of crude oil from the US, which will process at a refinery near Odisha's Paradip Port

    Oct 03, 2017, 09:00 IST

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: God of Craftsmen

    If you were a craftsman hailing from the Gangetic Plains, or from Assam, Bengal, or Odisha, it is quite likely that you would have celebrated Vishwakarma Puja, just towards the end of Pitra Paksha, and just before Mahalaya, the first day of Navratri

    Oct 01, 2017, 06:15 IST

  • Swine flu death toll rises to 52 in Odisha

    Two more persons died due to swine flu in Odisha, taking the death toll in the state to 52, government sources said

    Sep 18, 2017, 20:19 IST

  • Why Amit Ranjan Sahu's one-man show is a must watch

    Eight monologues, one interlinking story, eight characters and one actor bring to life an array of social issues on stage

    Sep 14, 2017, 11:37 IST

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