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Odisha: 8 Children Among 29 Rescued While Trafficked To AP

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the State government on strict enforcement of laws to curb the trafficking of people to and from Odisha to work as migrant labourers, the illegal activities continue unabated in the district. In another such case, as many as 29 migrant workers including eight children and 11 women were rescued […]

DA Case: Special Planning Authority Tracer In Vigilance Net

Bolangir: The Vigilance sleuths on Monday raided houses and property associated with one Jibadish Patra – a tracer engaged in the office of Special Planning Authority in Bolangir, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Three teams of the anti-graft officials from Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sonepur and Bolangir divisions conducted simultaneous […]

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Bolangir: Fire Breaks Out In Fruit Market, Property Worth Over Rs 5 Lakh Gutted

Bolangir: One person sustained severe burn injuries while property worth over Rs 5 lakh was reduced to ashes following a major fire that broke out in a fruit market in the town on Thursday night. On receiving information, a firefighting team rushed to the spot and doused the flames. However, the exact cause behind the […]

Migrant workers
Odisha: 21 Migrant Workers Rescued While Being Taken To Andhra

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the government on enforcement of strict laws to curb trafficking of migrant labourers to and from Odisha, the illegal activities continue unabated in many parts of the State. As many as 21 migrant labourers including four women and 17 men were rescued from Kantabanji railway station while they were […]

Balasore: 'Minor Girl Killed By Uncle, Paramour After She Caught Their Illicit Affair'
Balasore: 'Minor Girl Killed By Uncle, Paramour After She Caught Their Illicit Affair'

Balasore: The Baliapal Police on Monday claimed to have unraveled the mystery behind the murder of seven-year-old girl Bishnupriya, nicknamed Neuli, by arresting one of her distant relatives and the latter’s sister-in law. The arrested accused were identified as Deepak Sahoo while the woman’s name is yet to be disclosed. Police said the duo killed […]

Odisha: Herd Of 30 Elephants Wreaks Havoc In Bolangir

Bolangir: A herd of wild elephants has been creating havoc in Ramoda and Routa Munda village under Turekela block of Bolangir district. The herd strayed into villages and destroyed acres of paddy and vegetable crops. The villagers alleged that they have been spending sleepless night for the last 15 days to guard their crops and […]

Man, 3-Yr-Old Son Killed As Bike Catches Fire After Collision With SUV

Bolangir: In a tragic incident, a man and his three-year-old son were killed when the bike they were riding caught fire after a SUV (Bolero jeep) hit it near Jambela square under Tusura police limits in the district on Friday. The wife of the deceased and another minor son sustained critical injuries in the accident. […]

Vigilance Raids Office, Residence Of Forest Ranger In Titlagarh

Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided multiple places associated with Forest Ranger in Muribahala of Titlagarh Prashant Nayak on the allegation of possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. This morning, officials of the anti-corruption department conducted simultaneous raids at four places in connection with a disproportionate assets (DA) charge […]

Youth Set On Fire By Relatives In Odisha's Angul
Bolangir: Man Sets Minor Daughter On Fire, Girl Rescued By Neighbours  

Bolangir: A minor girl was admitted to the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital (BBMCH) in Bolangir with critical burn injuries on Monday morning. The uncle of the girl alleged that her father has set her on fire by pouring kerosene. She was rescued by her neighbours from her house at around 3 AM and […]

UP Brothers Defrauded Of Rs 70K On Pretext Of Marriage In Bolangir

Bolangir: The district of Bolangir which often hogs headlines for alleged selling of brides is once again in news for wrong reasons – marriage fraud. According to sources, a middleman reportedly vanished after defrauding two siblings of Rs 70,000 from Uttar Pradesh’s Lalitpur on the pretext of arranging suitable match for them. The matter came […]

UP Jeweller Arrested For Buying Stolen Gold Ornaments From Odisha
100 Grams Of Brown Sugar & Rs 23 Lakh Cash Seized In Balasore; Brother-in-law Of Drugs Mafia Arrested

Balasore: The Sahadevkhunta Police on Sunday seized about 100 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh following a raid at Arad Bazar area. Police have also arrested one Munna Khan, who happens to be the brother-in-law of notorious drugs mafia Sheikh Raja. Another drugs peddler managed to escape the cops during the raid. However, […]

Block Office
Odisha: BDO Sits On Dharna After Local Politician Manhandles Staff

Bolangir: The Block Development Officer (BDO) along with other staff members of the Deogaon block under Bolangir district sat on dharna on Thursday demanding police protection and immediate arrest of a contractor who allegedly manhandled the BDO on Wednesday. The dharna has led to the works of the block office come to a grinding halt […]

Patnagarh Sextuple ‘Murder’: Police Arrest 7 Accused, 2 At Large
Patnagarh Sextuple ‘Murder’: 7 Held, 2 At Large; Personal Enmity Reason Behind Crime

Bolangir: In a major breakthrough the Bolangir police on Wednesday arrested seven persons in connection with the gruesome massacre of six members of a family which came to light on November 11. Superintendent of Police (SP), Bolangir, Sandeep Sampad said nine persons were involved in the spine-chilling murders that had sent shockwaves across the State. […]

Three Killed, Eight Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Bolangir: At least three persons were killed and eight others sustained injuries in two separate road accidents in Odisha on Sunday. Three persons were killed following a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw near Sarsara Chhak on Bargarh-Barpalli road. The identity of the three deceased could not be ascertained till the latest reports […]

Patnagarh Sextuple ‘Murder’: Two More Suspects Detained
Patnagarh Sextuple ‘Murder’: Two More Suspects Detained

Bolangir: The police on Saturday detained two more persons, reportedly residents from outside the district, in connection with the gruesome massacre of six members of a family which came to light on Wednesday. With this, the number of the detainees in the case so far has gone up to four. According to sources, the police […]

23 Women, 8 Children Among 56 Migrant Labourers Rescued In Bolangir
23 Women, 8 Children Among 56 Migrant Labourers Rescued In Bolangir

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the government on enforcement of strict laws to curb trafficking of migrant labourers to and from Odisha, the illegal activity continues unabated in many parts of the State. Friday night, Bolangir Kantabanji police rescued as many as 56 migrant labourers including 23 women and eight children from Kantabanji station […]

'Past Enmity' Behind Patnagarh Sextuple 'Murder'

Bolangir: The gruesome Patnagarh “sextuple murder” is gradually unfolding its secrets as the sons of one of the deceased alleged that the two accused in police custody are the mastermind behind the spine-chilling murders that rocked the town of Patnagarh in Bolangir on Thursday. It is suspected that the “murder” could have been a result […]

After Wedding Gift Blast, Gruesome Sextuple 'Murder' Rocks Patnagarh

Patnagarh: More than two and a half years after the infamous Patnagarh wedding gift explosion which had hogged the headlines across the country, the residents of this small town in Odisha woke to a spine-chilling ‘murders’ of six members of a family. The six-member family including a couple and their four children were found dead […]

Odisha: Six Of Family Found Dead Inside Home

Patnagarh: In a bizarre incident, six members of a family were found dead inside their house at Sanrapada under Patnagarh police limits in Bolangir district on Wednesday. Additional Superintendent of Police of Bolangir Manoranjan Pradhan informed that the body of a man along with his wife and four children were recovered from their house. Reason […]

Odisha: Two Guns Seized From Youth After Road Mishap

Bolangir: Two guns were found in possession of a motorcyclist after he met with an accident near Phatabahal square on Bolangir-Kusang road on Monday. As per reports, locals found an injured youth lying unconscious near Phatabahal square after he met with an accident. However, upon close inspection, the locals found two guns in the possession […]

Odisha: 2 Dead In Head-On Collision Between 2 Bikes In Patnagarh
Odisha: 2 Dead In Head-On Collision Between 2 Bikes In Patnagarh

Bolangir: Two persons were killed while two others sustained critical injuries after two motorcycles collided head-on in Patnagarh area of Bolangir district on Monday. The mishap occurred near a bridge at Kapani area under Belapada Police limits. While one person died on the spot, another succumbed to his injuries while being shifted to a healthcare […]

GST fraud
GST Fraud Worth Over Rs 1 Lakh Unearthed In Bolangir

Bolangir: In yet another instance of alleged tax evasion, a Goods and Services Tax (GST) fraud to the tune of Rs 1 lakh was reported under Saintala police limits of Bolangir district. The fraud was allegedly committed by one Rabindra Bhoi of Ghantamal village in the district. However, Bhoi pleaded his innocence about the tax […]

Self Help Group members stage protest
Bolangir: SHGs Allege Favouritism in Selection of Sattu Distribution, Stage Protest

Bolangir: Tension prevailed in the Paikamal block of the district on Thursday after members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) staged an indefinite protest in front of the block office over the alleged irregularities in the selection of Sattu distribution. The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) had reportedly issued a notice to all SHGs to apply […]

Odisha: Suktel Project Panel Faces Stern Opposition

Bolangir: A high-level committee headed by Jyotirmaya Rath, Chief Engineer of the State Water Resource Department faced stiff protest from locals displaced for Suktel Irrigation Project here on Wednesday. As per reports, the committee which had Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Director, Rajendra Patnaik as its member, was at the project site to oversee the restart […]

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Cycling For Change: WB Youth Aiming To Cover 5 States In Bicycle Reaches Odisha

Subarnapur: In bid to create awareness among people regarding social problems and their eradication, Tanmaya Dash of West Bengal is on a mission to cover 5 states in 40 days on bicycle. Tanmaya Dash recently reached Odisha’s Subarnapur from Kolkata on his bicycle and he plans to cover at least 4000 kilometers in a short […]