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Youth injured in crocodile attack in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A youth was injured after he was attacked by a crocodile while bathing in Brahmani river at Rajpur village under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara district on Thursday. According to reports, one Bhagwat Rout, a native of Rajpur village was attacked by the reptile while he was bathing on the river bank this morning. Although […]

Kylie Jenner becomes world's youngest billionaire

Los Angeles: Reality TV star and make-up mogul Kylie Jenner has become the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, according to Forbes billionaires’ list. The 21-year-old founded and owns Kylie Cosmetics, the three-year-old beauty business that generated an estimated $360m in sales last year, reports bbc.com. She reached the milestone earlier than Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg who became […]

Former MLA levels corruption charges against Pratap Jena

Kendrapara: Former MLA of Mahanga constituency in Kendrapara district, Bikram Kesari Barma has levelled corruption charges against the current MLA of the constituency and Health Minister Pratap Jena. ”Nowadays the contractors are not doing their work without percentage commission (PC in colloquial terms). During my term, no one took any commission. The MLA himself takes […]

Parents lock up school over alleged impregnation of girl student

Mayurbhanj:  A government-run residential school was locked up by parents and guardians of the students at Udala in Mayurbhanj district today after over the alleged impregnation of a girl student. According to sources, the enraged parents locked up the main gate of the residential school and staged a protest outside the school demanding action against […]

One dead, two injured as police van hits multiple vehicles

Khurda: A Police Control Room (PCR) van went berserk and hit a bike and later another car killing the motorcyclist on the spot and injuring two car passengers on NH-12 in Nachuni area of Khurda district yesterday. According to reports, the said police vehicle initially hit the motorcycle of one Harash Sahu of Khalanada village […]

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Engineering student arrested for illegally transporting 100 litre country-made liquor in Balasore

Balasore: Police have arrested an engineering student for illegally transporting country-made liquor in Gopalpur village under Khantapada police limits in Balasore district. According to reports, Khantapada police seized 100 litres of alcohol and a bike from the possesion of the student. The student named Minaketan Giri hailing from Makalpur village was reportedly riding a bike […]

Youth dead, mother critical in LPG cylinder blast in Kalahandi
Youth dead, mother critical in LPG cylinder blast in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: A 22-year-old boy lost his life and his mother sustained serious burn injuries after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in their house in Temri village under Golamunda block in Kalahandi district today. According to reports, one Sukanti Putel was cooking in her kitchen when the LPG cylinder exploded. The explosion was so intense that […]

Baripada youth sets out on foot to Bhubaneswar for Alcohol-Free Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In an innovative move, a youth from Baripada town in Odisha has embarked on a journey on foot to spread awareness about the perils of alcohol amongst the millennials as well as the elderly. Seeking an alcohol free state, the youth- Anshuman Das will end his journey at Bhubaneswar after submitting a memorandum to […]

Woman hacked to death by brother-in-law over family feud in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A woman was allegedly killed by her brother-in-law over family feud at Kishanpada village under Kuchinda block in Sambalpur district yesterday. According to reports, the woman named Sukdei Kisan, aged 60 years, was reportedly hacked to death by her brother-in-law, Ram Kisan. The accused attacked the woman with an axe after a verbal spat […]

SC community lags behind in development in Odisha: National Commission for SCs

Angul: The scheduled caste of Odisha is lagging behind in terms of development as compared to the total population of the State, said Yogendra Paswan, member of National Commission for Scheduled Castes on Thursday. “The scheduled caste forms 16.5% of the total population in the state and their development should be carried out as per […]

Nine arrested in Gunupur triple murder case

Rayagada: The Gunupur Police has arrested nine persons including main accused in the triple murder case in Ukambaguda village in Gunupur area of the district. Based on a complaint filed by the daughter of the deceased, Sabita Sabar, a case was registered, following which the arrests were made on Thursday. On February 23, some villagers […]

Maoist Posters Surface Near Niyamgiri Hills

Rayagada: Four Maoist posters were found posted at some places of Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district today. According to sources, posters which were reportedly put up by the Baghuna divisional committee of the CPI (Maoist) protested the Government’s attempts to suppress the Save Niyamgiri campaign. While two posters have been found near the Panchayat office, […]

Unseasonal rain, hailstorm damage crops in parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Unseasonal rain and hailstorm destroyed crops in several parts of the State on Wednesday leaving farmers in distress. Acres of vegetable crops have been damaged in some coastal parts of the State in districts of Balasore, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Khurda, Cuttack and some other areas like Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar which witnessed spells of thunderstorm […]

Fraud Employment Company MD Nabbed In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Managing Director (MD) of a fake employment company was nabbed and sent to police custody thanks to alertness of a youth and another woman who were allegedly cheated by the company on promises of landing them jobs in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, officials of a company named Smart Quicker Solution India had allegedly […]

One dead, 11 others taken ill after consuming food during marriage preparation

Keonjhar: One person died while eleven others were taken ill after consuming food during preparations for a marriage ceremony at Nuagaon village under Khireitengiri panchayat of Keonjhar distrcit last night. According to reports, 12 persons including family members and eight other workers making arrangement for the wedding of their daughter consumed meals prepared for dinner […]

Farmer Commits Suicide Over Debt Burden After Crop Loss
Farmer Commits Suicide Over Debt Burden After Crop Loss

Sonepur: A young farmer hailing from Chulimal village under Bhandar Panchayat in Sonepur district has allegedly committed suicide over inability to repay his loans after suffering crop loss due to Chakada (Brown Planthopper) infestation. According to sources, one Mohan Kalata had sown Kharif paddy over 5 acres of land last season but his crops was […]

Pregnant woman delivers baby while being carried in sling in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A pregnant woman delivered a baby while being carried in a sling to an ambulance which failed to reach Chapulpada village under Khairaput block in Malkangiri district today in the absence of proper roads. According to sources, the woman, wife of one Dhabulu Majhi, experienced labour pain in the morning hours today following which […]

School teacher thrashes girl students in Boudh

Boudh: Two Class 3 students of  Mahakudpali primary school under Harabhanga Block in Boudh district were allegedly thrashed by a lady teacher yesterday. According to sources, after finding a hair in their mid-day meal, some Class 3 students had complained the school administration. As the children started to make a lot of noise, one of […]

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Miscreants break open ATM, loot cash in Balasore

Balasore: Some unidentified miscreants broke open a Tata Indicash Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and looted cash in Talapada Bazaar under Soro police limits in Balasore last night. According to reports, the matter came to light after some locals found the ATM wide open and a glass cutter lying next to it in the morning. Subsequently, […]

Dead fish found floating in Sono river in Balasore

Balasore: Hundreds of dead fish were found floating in Sono river at Remuna Block in Balasore district. According to reports, after spotting the dead fish, locals of Patripala and Ganipur area started thronging to the river. While the exact cause of death on such a large scale is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that […]