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After a brief lull, Maoist violence has returned in Chhattisgarh. The extremists reportedly shot dead a supervisor of a private road construction company in Modena village in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh.
As per reports, opposing the road construction works the extremists first killed the supervisor engaged in the work. Later, they torched several vehicles engaged in the road construction works which included a tipper truck, two tractors and a two-wheeler.
The left-wing extremists have further warned to stop the road construction works and have put up threatening posters. The group included hundreds of armed male and female ultras.
"During the raid, they failed to produce their license. Even they didn't have a trade license, food safety license and the products didn't have a brand label," informed Satyabrata Mohapatra, Health Officer, CMC. More
The Orissa High Court in an interim order on Thursday made it clear that the court's final judgement will be the deciding factor in the Bagala Dharmashala land dispute. More
Moreover, delay in sewerage construction works in different locations of Bhubaneswar, which continues for several months, is adding to the plight of the commuters. More
The last date for submission of the online application has now been revised to October 11, 2021 which was earlier closed on September 21, 2021. More
The Durga Puja will be celebrated from October 11 to October 13, 2021. Hence, any congregation for celebration of the festival including associated religious and cultural congregation shall not be allowed in public within BMC jurisdiction, the latest notification read. More
One among the minor boy and his mother were summoned up by the woman organisation and were forced to kneel down in full public view. The mother-son duo was allegedly verbally abused by Kangaroo court members. More
The accused were nabbed following a raid by a team of Jharsuguda police at a building located at Goshala Chhak last evening. The raid was conducted based on intelligence input regarding an organised crime in the form illegal online betting racket on IPL being operated in Jharsuguda town and other parts of Western Odisha. More
A tiffin stall owner, who allegedly poisoned to death at least 20 stray dogs at Shankarpur village under Choudwar block in Cuttack district, has been arrested, police said on Thursday.
As per reports, the accused has been charged under Sections 402, 294, 429 and 506 for killing the innocent animals and forwarded to court today.
According to sources, local residents grew suspicious on Wednesday after at least 20 stray dogs died in a span of three days. Later, they found that the tiffin stall owner at the village did the cruel act in order to get rid of the menace of stray dogs.
When confronted by the locals, he allegedly justified his act and admitted that he killed four stray dogs who had been repeatedly defecating near the clay oven (tandoor) of his shop. He said he killed the dogs by feeding them gulgula (fried doughnut) laced with pesticide.
An FIR was lodged with Choudwar police against the stall owner on the same day. The locals demanded stringent punishment against him.
The trophy and logo of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup was unveiled at the Loka Seba Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. More
A third year student of the institute was allegedly ragged and thrashed by a fourth year student inside a hostel of the university. The victim sustained grievous injuries on his face, back and hand in the physical harassment More
Three major parties including the BJD, BJP and Congress kicked off their campaigns in the Pipili Assembly Constituency ahead of the scheduled bypolls for the seat in September 30 this year. More
Yesterday’s cyclonic circulation near Myanmar coast has intensified and it will concentrate in low pressure area. It will move towards the Odisha coast. The cyclonic circulation and low pressure will trigger heavy rains in several parts of Odisha from September 26. More
Narayan's brother has been detained in connection with the series deaths and police have begun interrogation to hit upon any probable leads to the case. More
The name of the 1985-cadre IPS officer for the coveted post was reportedly finalised at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held recently. A notification on the appointment of Tripathy was issued by the Odisha Governor, Ganeshi Lal today. More
Jalaka River was also flowing over the danger level of 6.64 metres near Mathani leading to inundation of several roads which have severely affected communication in the region. The floodwater from Jalaka has entered 50 villages of 12 panchayats of the district. More
As per an official notification, as many as 40,611 students have been selected in the second round merit selection. This year, a total of 2,44,252 students had applied for the Plus 3 admission. More
Vigilance officials had intercepted Sahoo at Khordha while he was travelling with his family members from Motu to his native village Nakhara More
Security personnel have busted a Maoist camp and seized arms, ammunition and other Maoist articles during an operation conducted in Malkangiri district of Odisha, police said on Thursday.
"On September 20, we got reliable information about the camping of a Naxal team at hilly areas of Kirmiti village. With this input, a joint operation by the Special Operation Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) of Odisha Police and the Border Security Force (BSF) was launched in the area," said Malkangiri SP Prahlad Meena.
During afternoon hours of September 21, an exchange of fire took place near Kirmiti village between security forces & armed cadre of Maoists, he said.
"Following the exchange of fire, when our team was conducting a search operation, a large quantity of Maoist materials were seized," the SP informed.
Four guns, one SLR empty case, Maoist literature, medicines, umbrellas, uniforms and posters were seized during the operation, he said. Searching and combing operations have been intensified in that area, he added.
The health department has targeted to vaccinate over 4 lakh people each day for which the inoculation drive is underway in 1,800 session sites in the State. More
Senior citizens above the age of 80 years, persons with disabilities (PwD) and Covid suspected/positive patients across the constituency, can cast their votes through postal ballots in the next five days of the poll process starting today More
Villagers of the area claim that in the absence of a long-demanded bridge to their area across the river, boat has become the only source of connection for them with the outside world More
The government has admitted that many of the single doctor hospitals in the state are managed by the pharmacists in absence of doctors due to some reason or other and so it has come up with a formal order to allow pharmacists to treat certain ailments in absence of doctors. More
yoti fondly named Raja, a Class-X student, fell into a drain in Shatabdi Nagar area while cycling his way to tuition at about 2 pm on Sunday afternoon and was swept away by the gushing floodwater. More
The patient was admitted to the hospital on August 29 due to severe lungs infection and she was undergoing ECMO treatment since then More
Accused Maheswar Sethy was produced before the Keonjhar Special Vigilance judge's court which remanded him to judicial custody till October 5. More
As per SBI report, in the pandemic backdrop, the rural debt is projected to more than double nationally. Coincidentally, debt-enriched rural Odisha had been third in country where rural caseload was around 80 percent More
Accused tiffin stall owner reportedly killed the stray dogs by feeding them gulgula (fried doughnut) laced with pesticide. More
Covid-19 pandemic, financial crisis and mental stress along with the modern lifestyle and internet usage have emerged as contributing factors in the rising crime rate in the State, believe experts. More
The CHSE results declared under the alternative evaluation method showed that he had passed the exams with 238 marks. However, when he reached the college a few days later to claim the TC for admission in Diploma course at a technical institute, he found that he has failed in the exams. More