Sanjeev Kumar Pradhan

Sanjeev Kumar Pradhan


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Huge quantity of Gutkha seized from OSRTC bus in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Officials of the State Commercial Tax department in Bhubaneswar today seized a huge amount of gutkha and pan masala packets being illegally transported in State government-owned ‘Odisha State Road Transport Corporation’ (OSRTC) bus. The...

Businessmen attacked, looted in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Four unidentified miscreants looted cash and valuables from two businessmen after attacking them with sharp weapons near Durga Mandap in Bomikhal area of the capital city late last night. The businessmen have been identified...

Brown-sugar seized
Brown sugar worth Rs 3 lakh seized in Balasore; one arrested

Balasore: Continuing its crackdown on illegal sale of drugs, the Excise department today seized brown sugar worth nearly Rs 3 lakh from Jhadeswar slum of Balasore district and arrested a suspected drug peddler. Acting on...

Paddy procurement irregularities: Farmers lock up Coop society officials

Deogarh: Opposing delay and irregularities in paddy procurement process at different mandis, farmers locked up the officials of Basalai Cooperative society of Barkote block in the district yesterday. According to sources, hundreds of irate farmers of...

CM Naveen writes to Piyush Goyal for realignment of Jaleswar-Digha rail line

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Union Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal drawing the latter’s attention over the construction of Railway line from Jaleswar to Digha in South Eastern Railway. In the...

Maoists damage Essar pipeline in Chitrakonda

Malkangiri: Maoists allegedly damaged an iron ore pipeline of Essar Steel near Dighajanabai village under Ralegada panchayat in Chitrakonda area of the district late on Saturday night. As per reports, the red rebels have cut...

Youth shot dead in Kendrapara, one detained by police

Kendrapara: A youth died after being shot at by miscreants near Kandira village under Rajanagar police limits in Kendrapara district today morning. The deceased has been identified as Kishore Sethi. According to sources, four youths...

Minor girl found dead in Angul; family alleges murder

Angul: Police on Sunday recovered the body of a minor girl near Dakhina Kali temple in Kangula village in the district. The deceased has been identified as Shrusti Maharana (12), daughter of Saroj Maharana of...

Cash, jewellery worth lakhs of rupees looted from temple in Khurda

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants looted ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from  Madanamohana temple in Patrapada area under Jatni police limits of Khurda district late on Saturday night. According to reports , some miscreants allegedly looted cash,...

Controversy erupts over 'fake' farmers selling paddy at mandis

Sambalpur: Amid allegations of lapses in paddy procurement in the state, some local farmers of Sambalpur have alleged that the paddy brought to the mandis for sale do not belong to the real farmers but...

Despite good harvest, vegetable farmers forced to go for distress sale

Bhadrak/ Puri: At a time when the farmers in Odisha are facing serious problems over the delay and irregularities in paddy procurement at different mandis, the condition of vegetable farmers in the state is no...

Newly married woman beaten to death over dowry in Puri

Puri: A newly married woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband under Baliapanda police limits in Puri today. According to reports, the deceased identified as Sarmistha was admitted to the District Headquarters hospital...

With no road for ambulance, ailing woman carried in sling in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: At a time when the Odisha government is making tall claims of providing better healthcare by rolling out various schemes, there seems to be no improvement in basic infrastructure, particularly in remote areas as...

Couple sets itself, minor kid on fire in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A couple allegedly set itself and 4-year-old daughter ablaze on Saturday over some family dispute. Police rescued the trio and they are currently undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. The...

Concern over falling sex ratio in Ganjam

Berhampur: Despite numerous schemes and programmes of Odisha government along with the efforts to create awareness on the importance of girl child, the widening sex ratio in Ganjam district has raised serious concerns. It is...

Locals oppose MLA during PEETHA programme in Balasore

Balasore: In an embarrassing situation, Balasore MLA Jiban Pradip Dash faced stiff opposition after locals gheraoed him and created ruckus during People’s Empowerment – Enabling Transparency and Accountability of Odisha Initiatives (PEETHA) progamme in the...

After Kandhamal residential school shame, another minor delivers baby in Jajpur

Jajpur: Close on the heels of a class-VIII schoolgirl delivering a baby inside a residential school in Kandhamal, another minor girl has delivered a baby girl at Baghuapala village under Kalinganagar police limits in Jajpur...

Precious 'Astadhatu' idol stolen from Manikeswari temple in Rayagada

Rayagada: Unidentified miscreants looted the Astadhatu idol of the presiding deity of Manikeshwari temple at Khedapada village near Therubali in Rayagada district late Thursday night. According to reports, some miscreants allegedly broke open the main...

Paddy procurement delay: Farmers stage road blockade by spilling paddy on road

Cuttack: Opposing delay and irregularities in paddy procurement at different mandis in the district, several farmers today hit the streets and staged road blockade by spilling paddy on the road. According to sources, hundreds of...

Fake spice manufacturing unit busted in Jeypore

Jeypore: In a crackdown on adulteration units, the Jeypore police on Thursday night busted a fake spices manufacturing factory at P.R Petta lane in Jeypore town of Koraput district and detained one person. According to...

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