Tag: Angul

Workshop organised to promote aromatic plant farming in Odisha

Angul: Over a hundred farmers and agri-entrepreneurs from eight districts, including Khurda, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Nabrangpur, Boudh, Angul and Dhenkanal attended a training-cum-workshop on promotion of aromatic plants for sustainable livelihood alternatives in crop depredation areas. Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in association with Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Lucknow organised the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Serial killer' escapes from court premises in Angul

Angul: An Under Trial Prisoner(UTP) escaped from police custody while he was being produced before Angul court for hearing in connection with the murder of four persons. The undertrial inmate Jhasketan Rout escaped soon after snatching a mobile phone of one of the constables, sources said. According to reports, Jhasketan was arrested for his involvement […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Two persons held for sexually harassing minor girls

Angul: In two separate incidents, police have detained a youth in Chhendipada of Angul district in connection with molestation of a minor girl while another person has been arrested in Puri district for allegedly attempting to rape a Class V girl. Police today arrested one Kartik Sahu of Singhipania village for allegedly misbehaving and attempting […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Gau Rakshaks' stop 15 cattle-laden trucks

Angul: Tension ran high after cow vigilantes intercepted 15 trucks at Bantala Chhak in Angul district for allegedly trafficking cattle illegally. Acting on a tipoff, members of Bantala Gau Suraksha Mancha Vishwa Hindu Parishad and other outfits intercepted the cattle-laden trucks in the wee hours today. While the cow vigilantes stopped 8 vehicles, seven trucks […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Left behind by mistake, woman gang raped; 4 arrested

Angul: A 30-year-old woman, who was mistakenly left behind by her husband at Nakchi in Angul district while they were travelling in a car on Thursday night and later found on Sunday evening was raped by six persons, informed Angul SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra. “After the woman was traced, we recorded her statement based on which […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Two arrested for attacking forest officials in Angul

Angul: Two persons were detained by the Angul police for reportedly attacking the Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) Basudev Nayak and other forest staff inside the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) office today. The attackers have been identified as Pradeep Sahoo and Jitendra Samal of Purunagarh. Following the incident, the forest conservation officials met the Angul […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Body of woman found in temple well in Angul

Angul: The body of a woman was found in the well of a temple at Santarabandha village under Chhendipada police limits in Angul district this morning. The deceased has been identified as Padmini Pradhan (35), a resident of Kendupasi village in the district. Padmini is survived by husband Khirod Pradhan and a five-year-old son. Locals […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Assault on Actor Usasi Misra: Accused Indramani, son arrested

  Bhubaneswar: A day after Ollywood actor Usasi Misra met DGP RP Sharma here in connection with the assault on her by a group of people at Derang in Angul, police swung into action and arrested main accused Indramani Sahu and his son  Rudit Kumar Sahu this morning. Two other persons identified as Dushmanta Sahu […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odia actor Usasi meets DGP, demands immediate arrest of main culprits

  Bhubaneswar: Popular Odia film and opera actress Usasi Misra today met DGP RP Sharma and requested him to expedite investigation and arrest the culprits who allegedly molested her during a jatra performance at Derang in Angul district on the night of April 22.Usasi was accompanied by some members of Cine Critics Association. “Although seven […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
They tried to rip my clothes off, threatened to rape me: Actor Usasi recounts horror

Angul: Indramani Sahu pulled my hair and thrashed me and amid the scuffle his sons pushed me on the ground… one of them was trying to rip my shirt off and other was trying to take my pants off, said Odia actor Usasi Misra during a presser today in Bhubaneswar while recounting the horror of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Actress Usasi Misra manhandled in Angul

Angul: Popular Odia actress Usasi Misra on Moday alleged that she was physically assaulted by three persons while on her way to perform in a jatra show at Derang in Angul district on Sunday night. In a complaint filed at the Kanhia police station today, Usasi named one  Indramani Sahu and his two sons of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Four killed in separate mishaps in Odisha

Balasore/Angul: At least four persons were killed and two others injured in separate mishaps at different places in Odisha Sunday late night. In the first instance, a man and his brother-in-law were killed after a Hyva truck hit their motorbike near Puruna Bazaar on NH-16 in Bahanaga of Balasore district last night. The deceased have […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CM performs ‘Akhi Muthi Anukula’ on Akshaya Tritiya

Angul: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today performed the ceremonial ‘Akhi Muthi Anukula’ at a state-level farmers’ fair near Nakchi village in Angul. Patnaik ploughed a field, sowed paddy seeds and prayed to Mother Earth for a good harvest as per the rituals that marks the agrarian festival Akshaya Tritiya. “I am very happy to be […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Top Maoist cadre surrenders for “Happy Ever After” with lady love

Angul: A top cadre Maoist leader carrying prize money of Rs 4 lakh shunned his arms and surrendered before the district police at Angul for a peaceful life with his lady love. The rebel- Dayanand alias Chhotu Ganjhu of Sundergarh-Deogarh-Sambalpur (SDS) Division laid down his arms before Angul SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra along with his beloved […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
12-Hour Angul Bandh Over Failing Medical Services

Normal life was affected following a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Angul Janajiban Suraksha Samiti in the district today. The outfit is observing the bandh to press for fulfillment of its four-point charter of demands, including upgradation of the Angul District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) into a super specialty hospital.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021