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Odisha teacher arrested in Gujarat recruitment exam question paper leak case
Odisha teacher arrested in Gujarat recruitment exam question paper leak case

The Gujarat government has cancelled the competitive examination for the recruitment of junior clerks scheduled on Sunday after its question paper was leaked.

Conspiracy or personal vendetta? 10 unanswered questions surrounding Naba Das death 
Conspiracy or personal vendetta? 10 unanswered questions surrounding Naba Das death 

For the first time in the history of Odisha, a Minister was murdered by a cop in broad daylight.

Accused Gopal Das has confessed to killing Health Minister Naba Das: Crime Branch ADG Arun Bothra 
Accused Gopal Das has confessed to killing Health Minister Naba Das: Crime Branch ADG Arun Bothra 

While replying to the reporters in Jharsuguda, Crime Branch ADG Arun Bothra Bothra said, “The crime branch is investigating the case. The accused has been arrested. We will seek his remand."

Asaram Bapu convicted in 2013 Gujarat rape case
Asaram Bapu convicted in 2013 Gujarat rape case

While Asaram is presently in Jodhpur jail following conviction in another rape case, a separate trial against Narayan Sai is going on in the Surat court.

  • Monday, 30 January 2023
  • Rape
Naba Das Murder
Naba Das assassination: Accused cop arrested, efforts on to ascertain motive, says CB ADG Arun Bothra

Informing about the development, Crime Branch ADG Arun Bothra said that the accused ASI was apprehended from the spot yesterday and he has already been arrested.

Naba Das' Funeral
Mortal remains of Naba Das consigned to flames with full State honours

Naba Das' body was taken to Manmohan school field in Jharsuguda in a procession and finally to Kherual where he was consigned to flames with full State honours.

Naba Das Killing
Naba Das assassination: Police ASI fired at minister with clear intention to kill him, reads FIR

As per the FIR lodged by Pradyumna Swain, the IIC of Brajarajnagar Police station, “Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das was scheduled to inaugurate the Office of Chairperson/Vice Chairperson of Brajrajnagar in the Lift and Shift Building at Gandhi Chowk on Sunday (January 29, 2023).

Odisha Governor, CM pay tributes to Naba Das
Odisha Governor, CM pay tributes to Naba Das

Both the governor and CM also met the family members of Das and expressed their condolences.

Odisha to observe 3-day state mourning for Naba Das, last rites in Jharsuguda today
Odisha to observe 3-day state mourning for Naba Das, last rites in Jharsuguda today

Three-day state mourning will be observed from January 29 to January 31 in honour of Das and there will be no official entertainment during this period throughout the state.

Who is accused Gopal Das, the ASI who shot Odisha Health Minister Naba Das 
Who is accused Gopal Das, the ASI who shot Odisha Health Minister Naba Das 

The accused police officer has been identified as Gopalkrushna Das. Das started his career as a constable in Berhampur.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
  • ASI
Firing on Naba Das
Police ASI involved in firing on Odisha health minister Naba Das: SDPO

The Assistant Sub-Inspector, identified as Gopal Das, was posted at Gandhi chhak. "Assistant Sub-Inspector Gopal Das fired at Minister Naba Das from his revolver,” informed Bhoi.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
Health Minister Naba Das
Odisha Health Minister Naba Das injured in firing; CM Naveen orders Crime Branch probe

Sources said that unidentified miscreants opened fire at Naba Das after he stepped out of his vehicle.  The exact reason behind the firing is still unclear.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
poachers arrested
Poaching of elephant inside Similipal, 4 poachers arrested

Senior officials said that the poachers had killed the elephant and removed its tusks. The seven poachers were arrested following a raid by a joint team of Bisoi police and Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) at three places.

Terrorist convicted in Batla House encounter case dies at AIIMS
Terrorist convicted in Batla House encounter case dies at AIIMS

Apart from Batla House encounter, he was also facing prosecution in six other cases. One of the cases was lodged against him with Bengaluru Police.

  • Saturday, 28 January 2023
Cyber Fraud Victim Dr Sucharita Sahu
Odisha doctor duped over hotel booking in Puri, cautions against dialling numbers found on Google

She browsed for hotels in Puri and zeroed in on a particular hotel near the Blue Flag beach. She dialed the contact number provided by the search engine and the persons on the other side asked her to pay Rs 9,000 as an advance payment for booking.

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