BJD Assigns Charges To Key Leaders For Supervision

Pipili: As few days left for the ensuing Pipili by-poll, the ruling BJD is all geared up to retain its traditional stronghold with a massive victory.As part of strategies, BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik has assigned several party leaders, including  Minister Sameer Ranjan Dash the charge of blocks, Panchatyats and NAC.Samir Ranjan Dash and Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak have been given the charge to supervise the electioneering process in Pipili block whereas Ministers Naba Kishore Das and Susanta Singh along with Bibhuti Balabantaray are in charge of Delang block. Besides, Sudhir Kumar…

Bollywood Actor Kirron Kher Suffering From Blood Cancer

Mumbai: Actor-turned-politician Kirron Kher is suffering from multiple myeloma, a rare type of blood cancer and is currently under treatment in a hospital in Mumbai.The sexagenarian BJP MP of Chandigarh was undergoing treatment after the cancer was detected last year and was gradually recovering, a media report quoted one of her party members.Earlier in November 2020, Kirron had suffered a fracture in her left arm during her stay at her Chandigarh house.  The medical tests run on her following the accident, detected that multiple myeloma had spread to her left arm…

Servitor Pees Inside Puri Jagannath Temple

Puri: A servitor urinated inside the Shree Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri today, which led to disruption in the rituals of the deities.As per reports, the incident took place around 11.30 am when the elderly servitor urinated involuntarily near Bhitara Katha of the temple.The Mahasnana ritual of the deities was then initiated, resulting in closure of darshan for two hours.

Heat Wave In Odisha: Advised To Stay Indoors Till 4 PM

Bhubaneswar:  The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Regional Centre here cautioned that heatwave condition is most likely to continue in the state today and advised the people to remain indoors till 4 PM today.“Heat wave conditions over some districts of Odisha is likely to continue for next 24 hours. People of the warned districts are advised to avoid direct heat exposure till 4 PM,” said a bulletin issued by the MeT centre earlier in the day.Issuing Orange warning, the weathermen yesterday cautioned that heat wave conditions at many places with severe…

Rajinikanth To Be Bestowed With Dadasaheb Phalke Award

New Delhi: Superstar Rajinikanth will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Thursday.Javadekar took to Twitter to announce the news. Calling Rajinikanth “one of the greatest actors in the history of Indian cinema”, he said that the actor was being awarded for his contribution in the field of acting, production and screenwriting for Indian cinema. Posting a picture of the actor, Javadekar wrote: The  prestigious award will be conferred on May 3, 2021 along with the distribution of National Film Awards…