Tag: Bhubaneswar

Elaborate arrangements in place for safe Holi in Bhubaneswar
Elaborate arrangements in place for safe Holi in Bhubaneswar

Strict surveillance will also be done through CCTV cameras and if there are any untoward incidents including clashes, prompt action will be taken by the Commissionerate Police.

  • Sunday, 24 March 2024
Bhubaneswar cop arrested by Vigilance for accepting bribe 
Bhubaneswar cop arrested by Vigilance for accepting bribe 

As per reports, a vehicle was seized along with the licence of the driver in connection with a drunken driving case. Sub-inspector of Saheednagar Police Station Priyabrat Pradhan had demanded Rs 5,000 as a bribe to release the vehicle and the license.

  • Saturday, 23 March 2024
BJD’s posters and banners in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack violate poll code: BJP tells CEO
BJD’s posters and banners in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack violate poll code: BJP tells CEO

The BJP leaders pointed out that posters highlighting Jaga Mission and Mukta Yojana are still visible at the BJD’s ward offices in the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC).

  • Thursday, 21 March 2024
'Bunty-Babli gang in Bhubaneswar targets' second-hand car buyers!
'Bunty-Babli gang in Bhubaneswar targets' second-hand car buyers!

Beware! You may fall victim to online fraudsters. Just like the partners in crime portrayed in the Bollywood movie, 'Banti Aur Babli,' the Badagada Police in Bhubaneswar have detained a couple, who allegedly fleeced lakhs of rupees by trapping buyers through ads for pre-owned vehicles on online platforms.

  • Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Record-low day temperatures witnessed in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack
Record-low day temperatures witnessed in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack

The previous lowest maximum day temperature of 24.3 degrees Celsius was recorded on 6th March 1970 and today’s (20th March 2024) maximum temperature of 19.2 degrees Celsius surpassed that record and became the lowest reading on the scale since the year 1952, IMD said.   

  • Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Misbehaviour with Swedish woman tourist: Lingaraj servitor awarded 18-month jail term 
Misbehaviour with Swedish woman tourist: Lingaraj servitor awarded 18-month jail term 

The JMFC court pronounced its verdict and sentenced accused Kundu Mohapatra to a jail term of 18 months. Police had produced a charge-sheet against him in four days. 

  • Monday, 18 March 2024
‘Love triangle’ murder in Bhubaneswar: Police arrest main accused, girlfriend
‘Love triangle’ murder in Bhubaneswar: Police arrest main accused, girlfriend

The main accused Kanha Pradhan alias Pinku, who allegedly hacked Anjan Kumar Behera to death, was arrested along with his girlfriend identified as Niharika.  As per sources, Niharika is the conspirator of the murder.

  • Monday, 18 March 2024
Bhubaneswar-Vishakhapatnam Vande Bharat express train starts operations
Bhubaneswar-Vishakhapatnam Vande Bharat express train starts operations

For a long time, people from various walks of life and outfits had been demanding before the East Coast Railways for daily passenger train service between Bhubaneswar and Vishakhapatnam. Over one lakh people living in Odisha are expected to benefit from the routine train service, reports said.

  • Sunday, 17 March 2024
Youth hacked to death while trying to save friend in Bhubaneswar
‘Love triangle’: Youth succumbs to sword injuries while trying to save friend in Bhubaneswar

As per reports, the gruesome murder was the fallout of a suspected love triangle.

  • Saturday, 16 March 2024
Bhubaneswar Infocity police foils liquor shop robbery plan, arrests five
Bhubaneswar Infocity police foils liquor shop robbery plan, arrests five 

Police received information about the presence of some robbers on the Patia playground. As police raided the place, five robbers tried to flee but were finally caught. They were planning to loot a liquor shop last night, police said.

  • Thursday, 14 March 2024
Youth kidnapped in Bhubaneswar over love affair; four arrested 
Youth kidnapped in Bhubaneswar over love affair; four arrested 

A youth identified as Raja Sethi was kidnapped by some youths two days back from near Unit-8 Passport office. Raja was reportedly with his girlfriend Priya Nayak when he was kidnapped by one Ankit Kanhar and some other youths. 

  • Wednesday, 13 March 2024
Artha Tatwa chit fund scam: Businessman Vineet Lalani grilled by ED 
Artha Tatwa chit fund scam: Businessman Vineet Lalani grilled by ED 

The ED had earlier raided eight locations linked to the accused including six in Bhubaneswar and one each in Berhmapur and Chhatrapur as part of its investigation into the alleged money laundering.

  • Wednesday, 13 March 2024
'Night out at Zoo’ for visitors launched in Odisha's Nadankanan
'Night out at Zoo’ for visitors launched in Odisha's Nadankanan

To get an insight into the life of nocturnal animals and birds in the zoo, the participants will be provided with battery-operated vehicles, and technical guides for the jungle safari. However, they can have this facility only after registering their names online with a deposit of Rs 250 for each participant. 

  • Sunday, 10 March 2024
Burglars strike govt quarters on Vani Vihar University premises; loot gold, cash 
Burglars strike govt quarters on Vani Vihar University premises; loot gold, cash 

Such incidents have been happening one after another for the last several months, even though the Commissionerate Police has been carrying out a safe city drive. Members of some burglary gangs have been arrested in the past as well.    

  • Saturday, 09 March 2024
Youth on padayatra to shrines across country reaches Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar 
Youth on padayatra to shrines across country reaches Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar 

The youth identified as Ranbir Singh from Nainital has embarked on a tour to 12 Jyotirlingas, 52 shakti shrines and all the four major religious shrines of Hindus (Chaturdhams) in the country.

  • Thursday, 07 March 2024
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