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Dassault benefited without bank guarantee: CAG

NEW DELHI: The contract signed in 2016 to acquire 36 Rafale fighter jets from France through the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) was 2.86% lower in value than “Audit’s aligned price” of the bid received in 2007 when the then UPA government had sought to purchase 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA), the Comptroller and Auditor General…

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Woman hurls eggs at Odisha CM Naveen Patanik, detained

BHUBANESWAR: A woman on Wednesday hurled eggs at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik when he was addressing a gathering in Balasore. While the CM escaped unhurt, the woman has been detained by the police.

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Doctors’ negligence: NHRC orders Rs 1 lakh compensation for woman who delivered baby on hospital verandah

BHUBANESWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi to pay a monetary compensation of Rs one lakh to a woman, who delivered baby on the verandah of Puri district headquarters hospital in 2013 due to negligence of doctors.

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Odisha biz man under lens for gold smuggling: Customs officials

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR: A business man from Odisha is under scanner for gold smuggling, two high rank officers from Indian customs revealed.

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BJP’s Golak Mohapatra may face arrest

BHUBANESWAR: BJP spokesperson Golak Mohapatra’s arrest possibility is on the rise. Odisha police has issued notice him to appear before the investigating officer today on alleged link with accused of Chhatrapur councilor Laxmidutta  Pradhan’s murder.

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Questions are open on Naveen Poll case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India kept all questions open on the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s poll fund irregularity case.

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