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Odisha Sub Inspector Arrested For Misbehaving With Woman, Video Goes Viral

A video purportedly showing a Sub Inspector (SI) of Police misbehaving with a woman in an inebriated state, late at night at her residence, has gone viral.

Youth Critically Injured
Youth Critically Injured In Firing Over Past Enmity In Angul

A youth was critically injured after he was fired at by another youth at Badakantakula village under Bantala police station in the district on Wednesday

COVID Chain
Traders Shut Down Business Hubs In Palalhada and Paradip To Break COVID Chain

Amid mounting Covid-19 cases, different traders' associations in Palalhada and Paradip have called for voluntary shutdown of shops and business establishments from Wednesday

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Two Trampled To Death In Separate Jumbo Attacks In Odisha

Angul/Sambalpur: Two persons including an elderly woman were killed in elephant attack in separate incidents in Angul and Sambalpur districts on Thursday. Mamata Sethy, a resident Talagarh under Bantala police…

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Odisha: Pond Turns Watery Grave For Two Minors In Angul

Angul: Two minor boys were killed after drowning in a pond at Gotamara village under Banarapal police limits on Tuesday. The two deceased have been identified as Biswajit, son of Bidyadhar Behera and Swadhin, son of Mania Samal, both the residents of the local village. As per sources, the duo had gone to the pond […]

Rescue Of This Elephant Calf From Well Is Full Of Awe (WATCH VIDEO)
Rescue Of This Elephant Calf From Well Is Full Of Awe (WATCH VIDEO)

Angul: An elephant calf fell into a dry farm well at Balijerenga village under Angul Forest Range in the district in the early hours of Thursday. However, it was rescued after a long operation by a team of forest officials. Some locals spotted the elephant calf struggling to get out of the well in the […]

Job Fraud
Job Fraud: 3 Including Woman Arrested In Odisha

Angul: Odisha police on Saturday arrested three persons for allegedly duping a youth from Paralakhemundi on the pretext of giving him job in an industrial house. The accused have been identified as Ranjan Kumar Tripathy and his wife Mitali from Rajkishorepada and one Ranjan Kumar Sahu from Rengali. According to reports, in response to an […]

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Odisha: Father-Son Duo Arrested For Job Fraud In Angul

Angul: A man and his son were arrested for allegedly duping a youth on the pretext of giving him job at a multinational company. The accused identified as Ghanashyam Mishra and his son of Similipada area in the district had duped one Pranabandhu Jena of Benagadia in the same district of Rs 4.50 lakh on […]

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Odisha: Elderly Couple Found Dead In Closed Room In Angul

Angul: An old couple was found dead inside a locked room at their own residence in Angul on Friday morning. The couple has been identified as Dukhabandhu Sahu and his wife Panchali Sahu, residents of Sanajoroda village under Karnapur Panchayat in the district. Family members of the couple said that they suspected something amiss when […]

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Odisha: 14 Houses Gutted, Livestock Burnt Alive In Angul Fire Mishap

Angul: In a tragic incident, 14 houses including seven sheds of four families were completely gutted in a devastating fire mishap at Kahlagaon under Bantala police limits in the district on Wednesday night. A cow and over 22 sheep were charred to death in the blaze that broke out in the village at around 10.30 […]

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Duplicate Edible Chips Factory Busted In Odisha's Angul, One Held

Angul: The bug of adulteration and supply of fake commodities has spread its tentacles to almost every nook and corner of Odisha as Police Saturday unearthed a spurious chips manufacturing unit in Bhandubar area of Angul. As per reports, acting on a tip-off a special squad of police today conducted a raid at the illegal […]

Odisha MLA Moves Police After Woman Barges Into His House With Marriage Proposal
Odisha MLA Moves Police After Woman Barges Into His House With Marriage Proposal

Angul: In a bizarre incident, Pallahara MLA Mukesh Kumar Pal lodged a complaint against a woman, who reportedly barged into the legislator’s house at Balipasi village in Angul district with a marriage proposal. The woman, identified as a resident of Mayurbhanj district and presently settled in Keonjhar, has also lodged a counter police complaint against […]

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DPR Of Brownfield Expansion Project Of Nalco's CPP And Smelter At Angul Is Underway: Union Min Joshi

Bhubaneswar: Union Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi has said that preparation of the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the 0.5 Mtpa brownfield expansion project of Nalcos captive power plant (CPP) and smelter at Angul is underway. In a letter to Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Joshi said there is no change in the brownfield […]

MIMSAR
Odisha: Confusion Over Management Halts Operationalisation Of Talcher Medical College

Angul: Though Odisha government is facing serious challenge in providing healthcare facilities to the public, the ready-to-use Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR) at Talcher in the district is yet to function due to the confusion over its management. According to sources, MIMSAR has been built at a cost of around Rs 500 […]

Odisha: 'Denied Justice', Woman Attempts Self-Immolation Outside Angul Collectorate
Odisha: 'Denied Justice', Woman Attempts Self-Immolation Outside Angul Collectorate

Angul: In a desperate attempt to end life, a woman Monday tried to set herself on fire in front of the Angul Collector office seeking justice in a land dispute case. The woman Damayanti Behera has been identified as a resident of Gobara village under Bikrampur police limits in Talcher. After her husband passed away […]

Youth Set On Fire By Relatives In Odisha's Angul
Odisha Shocker: Youth Tied To Pole, Burnt Alive By Relatives In Angul

Angul: In a shocking incident, a youth in his mid-20s was on Tuesday set on fire allegedly by his relatives at Kendusahi village under Handapa Police limits in Angul district. As per initial reports, the deceased youth has been identified as Rajkishore Pradhan (25) of the village. It is being alleged that some of his […]

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Pradhan Writes To Centre For Commencement Of Nalco’s Brownfield Expansion Project

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday shot off a letter to Union Minister of Coal, Mines Prahalad Joshi urging the latter to increase the capacity of Nalco’s Aluminium smelter plant at Angul. In his letter, Pradhan has urged Joshi to take necessary steps for increasing Nalco smelter plant’s capacity to 1 MTPA from existing […]

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Odisha: Angul Youth Sets Himself Ablaze Outside Police Station

Angul: In a bizarre incident, a youth today attempted suicide by setting himself on fire outside the Pallahara police station in Angul district before rushing into the station to seek justice over an alleged love affair. The victim happens to be a resident of Ishwar Nagar. Police sources claimed he took such a drastic step […]

Odisha: Construction Company Staff Abducted At Gunpoint in Angul

Angul: Unidentified miscreants have allegedly kidnapped two employees of a construction company that has been engaged in the construction of  a bridge on Kamparakela-Timi road under Pallahara block in the district. According to reports, around 12 unknown persons reached the construction site on Monday night and enquired about the employees who are on-duty. The miscreants, […]

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Orissa High Court Quashes Death Penalty In Rape And Murder Case

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday set aside the conviction and death penalty pronounced by a POCSO (protection of children from sexual offences) court to a man in connection with rape and murder of a minor girl that had taken place in Angul district in 2019. The High Court has also directed the trial […]

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Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Rs 1.2 Lakh Seized In Talcher, 1 Held

Angul: Excise department seized brown sugar worth Rs 1.2 lakh at Hatatota in Talcher on Friday and arrested one person in this connection. Acting on a tip-off, the Excise department officials raided the ITI square area and seized the contraband from the possession of the drugs peddler. A case under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances […]

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Odisha: Man Sets Own House Ablaze, Attempts Suicide Later

Angul: A mentally unstable man of Rangamatia village under Chendipada police limits in Angul set his own house ablaze and then attempted suicide by slitting his throat with a sharp weapon Thursday morning. The bizarre incident took place at around 8 AM this morning. Over reasons unknown, Khakan Behera who reportedly has a history of […]

Husbandry
Angul Farmers Resent Over Non-functioning Of Veterinary Hospitals

Angul: Strong resentment is brewing among the people in the district as they are not getting the opportunity for the treatment of their domestic animals in the veterinary hospitals, which are often found to be locked throughout the year. According to local sources, many people in the district depend upon animal husbandry for their livelihood. […]

NH-55 Turns Death Trap
Odisha: Stretch Between Manguli-Angul On NH-55 Turns Death Trap For Commuters

Angul: Filled with potholes and dust with raw materials scattered on both sides, the partially repaired stretch of National Highway No. 55 between Manguli and Angul has turned a death trap for commuters. Locals claimed that so far five commuters have lost their lives on the stretch due to accidents in the last two months […]

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Men Seen Doing Sit-Ups Before Tehsildar During Covid Enforcement Drive, Probe Ordered

Angul: A probe has been ordered by the Collector of Angul over an incident of two men doing sit-ups for allegedly not properly wearing masks near college square under Kishorenagar Police Limits in Angul district on Saturday. In a video clip of the incident that went viral, two men are seen doing sit-ups in front […]