A little less than a year after the sensational rape and murder of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh district that had triggered a furore in the State, another minor girl met with similar fate with the police on Thursday confirming that she was raped before being murdered.
The mutilated body of six-year-old Baby Nayak of Dhundugadia under Banigochhal police limits in Nayagarh district, who was missing since June 12, was found at an isolated location near the village on Wednesday.
The incident took at Dhunduligadia under Banigochha police limits. The minor girl identified as Baby Nayak had gone missing while she was playing in front of her house on June 12 and is still untraced, family members alleged.
Noted social worker and retired professor in Economics Padma Shri Radhamohan passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. He was 78.
The special squad of Odisha police arrested a gang rape accused from Nayagarh district who had been absconding for the past seven years.
As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.
A medical team, along with a tehsildar, was detained for around four hours over alleged anomalies in Covid test reports at Mayurjhalia village under Ranpur block in the district on Saturday.
Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate.
In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.
Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.
At least seven medical students suffered injuries after the bus they were travelling in met with an accident near Durga Prasad village under Banigochha police limits in Nayagarh district.
Nayagarh: Days after the forest department officials rescued five bear cubs from the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Saturday arrested two persons and…