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Foreign Liquor Cartons Recovered By The Police
Liquor smuggling gang busted, mastermind arrested from Nayagarh

The accused including the mastermind Sonu Jena were arrested from Bolagarh in Nayagarh. Jena is said to be a dreaded liquor mafia operating out of Nayagarh.

  • Monday, 16 January 2023
ATM Fraudsters
ATM fraudsters nabbed in Bhubaneswar

eir modus operandi involved targeting people who do not know how to use an ATM card. They offer to help people inside ATM kiosks and after knowing their PIN, the accused would replace the ATM card with another similar looking card

  • Monday, 16 January 2023
Woman Suicide
Woman hangs self after killing 2-year-old stepson in Cuttack!

As per local residents, the minor boy was the step son of the deceased woman. It is suspected that the woman committed suicide after killing her stepson on Sunday night.

Biggest Job Fraud
‘India’s biggest job fraud’: Odisha EOW nabs website expert from Madhya Pradesh

The accused, identified as Arpit Panchal, was arrested from Jaora area on January 10 and has been produced before Bhubaneswar SJDM court after being brought on a transit remand.

Hotel Boy Injured
Youth, hotel staff injured in separate firing incidents in Odisha

It is alleged that the miscreants picked up a quarrel with the hotel boy over food and later fired at him. Following the incident, the miscreants fled the spot.

Archana Nag
Producer Pramod Swain paid Rs 33 lakh to Archana, her husband: ED’s chargesheet

The shocking claim has been made by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in its chargesheet based on the statements recorded by producer Pramod Swain.

Pregnant woman tied to bike, dragged by alcoholic husband in UP
Pregnant woman tied to bike, dragged by alcoholic husband in UP

Suman, who is now eight months pregnant, said that they often fought over his drinking habits.

  • Sunday, 15 January 2023
Man dragged on car's bonnet in Delhi for half-a-kilometre
Man dragged on car's bonnet in Delhi for half-a-kilometre

The video of the incident was also doing rounds on social media. In the video, a man is seen on the bonnet of a moving white Maruti Dzire car.

Woman cricketer Rajashree Swain
Woman cricketer Rajashree Swain's death: Handwritten letter deepens mystery, kin cry murder

As per reports, Rajashree, in the handwritten letter, held two persons responsible for her death, including a coach and a former official of the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA).

Former Malkangiri Collector, Manish Agarwal
Ex-Malkangiri Collector, 3 aides gets court summons in PA death case

The court has also issued summon notices to three associates of the Collector. The court has asked the bureaucrat to appear on January 24.

  • Saturday, 14 January 2023
Odisha cricket Association CEO, Subrat Behera
Woman cricketer death: No irregularities in player selection, claims Odisha Cricket Association

Denying allegations, the CEO of OCA, Subrat Behera said, “While it is very sad that a promising OCA registered player is no more, as far as the allegations of irregularities are concerned, every selected member's performance is uploaded on our website and the mobile app for everybody to see.”

  • Friday, 13 January 2023
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Woman Cricketer Death
Woman cricketer’s death: Investigation to be conducted as per family allegations, says DCP

Cuttack DCP, Pinak Mishra said as the woman cricketer Rajashree Swain’s body was found hanging at an isolated place inside Gurudijhatia forest, the concerned Gurudijhatia Police will register an unnatural death case and initiate the investigation

Cops stumble upon Rs 80L black money during raid in Bengal-bound bus, 1 held  
Cops stumble upon Rs 80L black money during raid in Bengal-bound bus, 1 held  

The arrested person's brother-in-law (sister’s husband) has a jewellery shop at Naya Sarak area in Cuttack town.

  • Friday, 13 January 2023
Archana Nag
Archana Nag black-mailing: Nayagarh politico one among many honey-trapped

In the charge sheet, it is mentioned that Archana was blackmailing film producer Akshay Parija with the help of her associate Shraddhanjali. The charge sheet has also mentioned about Archana blackmailing a Nayagarh-based political leader and businessman. 

Human Sacrifice
Minor boy beheaded, body chopped into pieces in Human sacrifice ritual

The boy went missing from Sayli village in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH) district of the UT on December 29 last year.

  • Thursday, 12 January 2023