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Plus 2 student found dead; murder suspected

Rayagada: Body of a Plus 2 student with several injury marks was found in front of a shop here on Sunday. While the exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, police suspect it to be a case of murder. The deceased has been identified as M. Suresh Kumar of Kasturi Nagar and […]

Farmer ends life over debt burden in Odisha

Balasore: A mushroom farmer allegedly committed suicide at Nuapur village under Soro Police limits here on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Gayadhar Jena (65). Family members of the deceased alleged that Jena committed suicide due to crop loss and debt burden.”My father went to our mushroom farm as usual this morning. Later, when […]

New method to trick pupils! Fake callers try to extort money from +2 students

Rayagada: Ahead of the publication of +2 Commerce results, several students of Rayagada Autonomous College are now getting phone calls from unknown numbers claiming that they have failed in the examination. Surprisingly, the unidentified callers are providing assurance to the students as well as to their guardians to make their wards pass the examination. All […]

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100 Murders Every 30 Days! Crime Graph Soars In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Shocking but true, heinous crimes like murders are on a rise in Odisha. As per State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB), 337 murder cases were registered between January and March 2019 which clearly indicates that at least 100 people are being killed every month in the State. What is more disturbing is the fact that […]

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Man attacks sister-in-law over land dispute in Cuttack

Cuttack: A woman sustained critical injuries after being allegedly attacked by her brother-in-law over a land dispute at Pahanga village in Niali area of Cuttack district on Wednesday night. According to sources, one Ganeswar Barik had a long standing land dispute with his younger brother Jogesh Barik. The ongoing dispute between them took an ugly […]

Centre to provide technical assistance for cyclone Fani restoration in Odisha: NDMA

Bhubaneswar: The three-member team of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), which reviewed the restoration and rehabilitation works in cyclone Fani-affected districts, today lauded Odisha government’s efforts to tackle the cyclonic storm Fani which hit the State on May 3. After holding a meeting with the Chief Secretary AP Padhi and secretaries of different departments and […]

Odisha to get foreign post office

Bhubaneswar: In what could prove to be major help for individuals as well as businesses, a foreign post office will be opened in Odisha, informed Chief Post Master General (CPMG) of Odisha Circle, Santosh Kumar Kamila on Tuesday. Kamila said that a foreign post office will help people to send and receive parcels and correspondence […]

Headless body of man found in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A headless body of a man was recovered from Tileimala village under Ainthapali police limits of the district today morning. According to sources, one Satyanarayan Munda of the village was reportedly sleeping outside his house last night but his body with its head missing was found from the spot today morning. Even though the […]

Former councillor's husband attacked in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Two unidentified miscreants opened fire at one Sanjay Gupta, husband of a former councillor, at Kalinagar under Orient Police limits in Jharsuguda district on Monday. According to reports, the two bike-borne miscreants intercepted Sanjay while he was out for morning walk near Kalingar and fired two rounds of bullets at him before fleeing the […]

Four dacoits arrested in Berhampur

Berhampur: In a major breakthrough, the Chandili Police of Rayagada district arrested four dacoits after conducting a raid here on Sunday. According to police, all the miscreants hail from Berhampur and they had allegedly looted more than Rs 1.5 lakhs from one businessman, Gaurisankar Nayak, by brandishing sharp weapons at Mukundapur ghat in Rayagada district […]

Criminal Tapan Nayak succumbs to stab injuries

Cuttack: A criminal Tapan Nayak, who was critically injured after being allegedly stabbed with a knife by another criminal at Matia Mangala Sahi here on Sunday, today succumbed to the injuries at SCB Medical College and Hospital. Family members of Tapan alleged that he has been murdered by a criminal named Happy Mohanty over a […]

Businessman abduction bid: Police recover CCTV footage

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has recovered the CCTV footage of six miscreants trying to kidnap a businessman from Nayapalli area of the State capital on Friday. In the CCTV footage, the miscreants can be seen getting down from a SUV and abducting the businessman Sibasundar Das, who was sleeping in his car parked in front […]

Man surrenders before police after killing wife in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A man surrendered before Patkura Police in Kendrapara district after killing his wife on Sunday. The accused has been identified as Chandan Jena of Arakhakuda village. According to the police, Chandan confessed to have hacked his wife Babita Jena to death with a sharp weapon in a fit of rage following a family dispute. […]

Shocking! Man beheads nephew in Nuapada

Nuapada: Komana Police in Nuapada district on Sunday arrested a man on the charges of beheading his nephew. As per reports, one Chintamani Majhi of Jadamunda village under Komna police limits had called his two nephews–Dhansing Majhi and Debarchana Majhi to his agricultural field to cut a mahua tree at around 11 AM on Saturday. […]

Portion of under-construction bridge collapses in Balasore

Balasore: Prior to its inauguration, a portion of an under-construction bridge over Budhabalanaga river in Balasore caved in. With this, the hope of people of Mayurbhanj and Balasore to cross the river without any problems has now been shattered. According to reports, the construction works of the bridge had started four years back with an […]

OJEE-2019 online exam for PG courses begins

Bhubaneswar: The online Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) for admission into different PG courses began today. The examination is being conducted in three sittings. While the first sitting was held from 9 AM till 11 AM, the second and third sittings will be held from 1 PM to 3 PM and 4:30 PM to 6:30 […]

Youth found dead in Bhubaneswar; CCTV captures 'murderer'

Bhubaneswar: Police today recovered the mutilated body of a youth from near Atalagarh in Balianta area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. The deceased has been identified as Pritam Routray. During initial course of investigation, a footage from CCTV camera installed in the area showed the suspect walking with the ‘murder weapon’. According to reports, Pritam […]

Cyclone Fani victims up in arms over lapses in loss assessment survey

Khurda/Cuttack: Alleging lack of government assistance owing to irregularities, hundreds of cyclone Fani victims staged demonstrations in Khurda and Cuttack districts today. Alleging irregularities during survey of damages in the aftermath of cyclone Fani, residents of Khurda gheraoed the district collector’s office today. The protestors, mostly women, alleged that they are deprived of relief materials […]

Kendrapara man thrashes brother, sister-in-law in public over land dispute

Kendrapara: Following an altercation over a land-related dispute, a man tied up his younger brother and sister-in-law and thrashed them in public view in Ramkani village under Mahakalapada Police limits of Kendrapara district. As per reports, Ajay Behera of Ramakani village had a fight with his elder brother, Bijay over a land dispute. Sources said […]

Locals detain 100 tractors protesting rampant sand mining in Balasore

Balasore: Alleging violation of guidelines for sand mining, locals of Sikharpur in Jaleswar area of Balasore district today detained around 100 tractors engaged in the sand mining work near the riverside village on Thursday. Apart from detaining the vehicles engaged in the sand quarry, irate villagers also staged a road blockade alleging that licensed sand […]