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Tag: Attack

North Korea again threatens to attack Guam

Seoul: North Korea on Friday once again threatened to attack the American island of Guam, where the US maintains a military base, following announcement of imminent joint naval drills between Washington and Seoul. In a statement published by North Korean state news agency KCNA, Pyongyang said it warned several times that it will counteract any […]

At least 3 peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN

BAMAKO: At least three UN peacekeepers were killed today when their vehicle hit an explosive device in Mali’s troubled north, the UN’s mission to the conflict-torn country said. MINUSMA said the attack, which also left another five soldiers seriously wounded, took place early today on a road between the city of Gao and a village […]

Militants attack police team in Anantnag ahead of Rajnath's meeting, constable killed

Srinagar: Militants today attacked a police party in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district leaving a constable dead, striking barely a kilometre from the venue of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s scheduled meeting with security personnel tomorrow, a police official said. Militants fired indiscriminately on the police personnel near the general bus stand Anantnag, the official said. […]

Youth injured in attack by miscreants in snatching bid

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack:  A man was critically injured after being shot at by two bike-borne miscreants while he resisted a chain snatching attempt on his wife by the miscreants. The incident took place at Sijua here when the couple was travelling in a car to their home at Aiginia area. The injured, identified as Biswaranjan Swain was […]

Man beaten up for opposing uniform sale at CBSE-affiliated school

Rourkela: A man was allegedly thrashed by staff of a privately-run school located in Sector-5 in Rourkela for opposing sale of uniforms on the educational institution premises on Wednesday. The incident came to the fore after a video footage of the attack on the man, who is stated to be an activist of a political […]

Tehsildar injured in attack by village guard

Jeypore: A tehsildar was injured grievously after a village guard allegedly attacked him with knife over a land dispute in Nandapur here in Koraput district on Thursday. Injured Subrat Panigrahi was admitted to district headquarters hospital. His condition is stated to be stable. According to police, village guard Damu Khemundu of Padua police station had […]

Coast Guard officials booked on charges of assault in Paradip

Paradip: In a bizarre incident, three Coast Guard personnel allegedly attacked the owner of a tyre repairing shop here last night. Sources said two officials came to a tyre repairing shop near the Paradip bus stand last night and  started argument with the shop owner Tapas Ranjan Parija for delay in the repair work. After […]

Traffic constable attacked during CM visit to Trishulia

Cuttack: A traffic constable was injured grievously after being attacked by five unidentified miscreants while he was on duty to regulate traffic ahead of Chief Minister’s visit to the Trishulia for bridge inauguration on Wednesday. Some activists of a particular political party had a scuffle with constable Surendra Jank while he was managing traffic at […]

Attack on OTV crew: 3 accused arrested by Kharvelnagar police

Bhubaneswar: Kharvelnagar police on Thursday arrested three miscreants for attacking OTV crew which caught them on camera while assaulting an auto driver in front of the BJP office here. The accused have been identified as Jeet Mohanty (18), Duresh Naik (24) and Sagar Dalai (23) were arrested near Bhubaneswar railway station by Commissionerate police after […]

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RD Minister Arukh’s brother attacked; BJP protests arrest of accused

Ganjam: Police on Thursday detained one person for attacking Birendra Arukh, brother of Rural Development and Cooperation Minister Bikram Arukh, here at Gochhabadi square late on Wednesday night. As per sources, Birendra who is the president of Aska Central Cooperative Bank was injured in the head while the assailant also attacked his vehicle with an […]

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Attack on Baijayant: Cuttack Police (HQ) DSP to probe

Cuttack: Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bipin Bihari Nayak of Police Headquarters here has been handed over the responsibility to probe into the attack on Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda, Cuttack (Rural) SP Madhab Chandra Sahoo informed today. The development came after Subhendra Nayak, a social activist from Jayarampur in Nischintakoili block lodged a complaint in […]

SCB medicos rough up patient’s attendants

Cuttack: The SCB Medical College and Hospital here today witnessed an unruly scene after a group of junior doctors (PG), allegedly beat up attendants of a patient for not complying with their order to vacate a bed in the Orthopedics department. The three attendants, identified as Pradyumna Rout, Krushan Mohan Das and Kumudini Ray, sustained […]

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SCB medicos cease work protesting attack on doctor

Cuttack: Health services at SCB Medical College and Hospital here have been greatly affected today as the post graduate students and house surgeons of premier health institute have staged a cease work demanding strict action against the attendant of a patient for allegedly attacking a doctor on duty. The medicos have ceased work at casualty, […]

Man attacked by monkey, dies

Kendrapara : A middle aged man died today after being attacked by a monkey near a traffic junction on Cuttack-Chandbali highway, about 8 km from here. Madhusudan Swain (50), an employee of a government industrial training institute here was on his way to his office on a motorcycle when the primate leaped from a roadside […]

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US condemns attack on Sikh man

New Delhi: The US embassy here on Sunday condemned the attack on a Sikh man who was injured in firing by a gunman in Washington. “Saddened by the shooting in Washington. Wishes for quick and full recovery. As @POTUS (President of the US) said, we condemn ‘hate and evil in all its forms’,” MaryKay Loss […]

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Sikh shot in 3rd attack on Indians in US in 10 days

New York: A Sikh man was injured when a masked gunman opened fire at him in front of his house in Washington after telling him “Go back to your own country.” The victim, who was hit in the arm, survived the Friday night attack, the third shooting of an Indian national in the last 10 […]

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Jatni Tehsildar thrashed for opposing illegal stone mining

Khurda: In a shocking incident, some unidentified miscreants believed to be a group of stone mafia attacked Jatni Tehsildar on Wednesday allegedly for his opposition against illegal stone quarrying in the area. As per the information, Jatni Tehsildar Bijay Kumar Swain and some other officials were attacked by some persons at Rathipur village while they […]

Man dies in patient’s attack at Rourkela hospital

Rourkela: In a shocking incident, a person undergoing treatment at Rourkela government hospital died after being attacked by another patient with an iron pipe late on Sunday night. The deceased has been identified as Sambhunath Mundari. According to sources, one Jadab Munda was admitted to the hospital and allotted a bed beside Sambhunath’s bed. Late […]

5 injured in wild boar attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: In a fresh case of man-animal conflict, five persons were injured following attack by a wild boar at Bhangamala village under Sadar police limits here on Saturday. According to sources, the injured persons were first admitted to Athagarh hospital. Later, two of the five injured persons shifted to Cuttack as their health condition worsened. […]

Miscreants attack Home Guards in city

Bhubaneswar: Three unknown miscreants allegedly assaulted two Home Guards of the Khandagiri police station here on Wednesday night. When the two Home Guards had gone for patrolling on a bike at around 11 pm, three bike-borne miscreants suddenly came and attacked the Home Guard, who was riding the bike. When the two fell down, the […]

Attack on Union Min: RDC submits probe report

Bhubaneswar: Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Northern Division Bhaskarjyoti Sharma today submitted his probe report on the recent attack on Union Textile Minister Santosh Gangwar’s convoy during his visit to Bargarh to the Home department. Notably, the convoy of the Union Minister was attacked by a group of workers of the ruling BJD workers while he […]

Attack on Telkoi MLA: 7 accused arrested

Keonjhar: Harichadanpur police arrested seven persons last night in connection with the attack on Telkoi MLA Vedavyas Nayak at a party meeting held recently. According to sources, police had lodged FIRs against 12 persons in this case. Under the direction of the district SP, SDPO Ghatagaon and Harichandanpur police conducted joint raids at various places […]

Docs put mass resignation decision on hold till Sep 14

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Medical Service Association (OMSA) on Saturday decided to put its decision to tender mass resignations on hold till September 14 following discussions with Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak and Health secretary Arti Ahuja. According to sources, a meeting on the demands of the doctors would held with chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi […]

Doctor in ICU after attack by patient’s kin

Balasore/Bhubaneswar: Even as doctors at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Puri are up in arms after being assaulted by the relatives of a patient who died, a doctor at the DHH in Balasore was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) after being attacked by the kin of a patient alleging medical negligence. Medicine […]

BJP condemns BJD attack on its workers

Bhubaneswar: Coming down heavily on the attack on BJP activists showing black flags at Food Supply minister Sanjay Dasburma and Housing and Urban Development minister Pushpendra Singhdeo at Manamunda in Boudh district yesterday, members of the saffron party staged protests, road blockades in many parts of the state on Friday. Hundreds of BJP activists staged […]

BJD attack on partymen: BJP stages dharna in Boudh

Boudh: Protesting against the brutal assault on BJP activists showing black flag at Food Supply minister Sanjay Dasburma at Manamunda in Boudh district yesterday, workers of the saffron party on Saturday staged dharnas in front of the offices of district Collector and Superintendent of Police (SP) here. Besides, the members of the party were seen […]

IAS Officers’ body to discuss assault on Puri collector today

Bhubaneswar: The IAS officers’ Association, Odisha chapter has called for an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss the physical assault on Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal by Sri Jagannath temple servitors during the Niladri Bije of the deities in Puri on Sunday night and decide its future course of action. According to sources, the meeting is […]

Attack on Union minister: CM orders RDC inquiry

Bhubaneswar: Succumbing to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s demand for a probe into the attack on the vehicle of Union Textiles minister Santosh Gangwar at Bargarh few days back, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday ordered an inquiry by the revenue divisional commissioner (RDC) into the incident. Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) sources said the inquiry will […]

BJD protest on June 29 ploy to shift focus from attack on Union ministers: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The BJD’s decision to hold a demonstration against alleged Central neglect in front of Raj Bhawan on June 29 is timed to divert attention away from the recent attack on the Union ministers by its workers in Bargarh, the BJP alleged today pointing out that it is staging a demonstration the same day to […]

Attack on Gangwar: Rajnath urges CM to take action

Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take appropriate action against those involved in the attack on the convoy of two central ministers at Bargarh during BJP’s Vikas Utsav celebrations on Friday. Rajnath also asked Patnaik to ensure that such untoward incidents are not repeated in future. […]

BPUT students hit road condemning attack on OTV scribe

Bubhaneswar: Students of Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) on Monday evening hit the road protesting against assault on OTV scribe Pravat Bisoyi. The students of the university staged a demonstration at Master Canteen square here demanding stringent action against the attackers. Besides, the agitating students demanded to abolish child marriage in the state and […]

Locals attack marriage procession in city

Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high in Bhimatangi area here after some locals attacked a marriage procession over playing of loud music on Wednesday night leaving several people injured. According to sources, the irate locals attacked Asutosh Swain, who was part of the procession, with sharp weapons. Besides, they also ransacked bikes and procession lights during the […]

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Security beefed up at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: Following a terrorist attack on an Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Pathankot in Punjab in the wee hours on Saturday, authorities of the Biju Patnaik International Airport here have stepped up security measures in and around the airport. Informing the media about this on Saturday, director of Biju Patnaik International Airport Sharad Kumar […]

3 arrested for attack on journalist

Ghaziabad: Three persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on a journalist and his family members in his Rafiqabad Colony house under Mussoorie police station in the district, police said yesterday. Hafiz Sayeedudin and his family members were allegedly attacked by his neighbours who pelted stones and open fired at his house Sunday […]