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CRPF Inducting Women Warriors In CoBRA To Fight Maoists

New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is in the process to induct women warriors of the force into its elite CoBRA Battalion to engage in the fight against the Maoists — the first of such kinds of initiatives taken in the Maoist warfare duties. Outgoing CRPF Director General A.P. Maheshwari, who is to […]

Snake found at Harirajpur in Banki
Creepy! Odisha Family Shocked After Finding Venomous Cobra On Bed

Cuttack: Panic struck the family of Sharat Panda after a venomous spectacled cobra (Asian Cobra) was found inside their bedroom in Harirajpur village under Banki block of Cuttack district on Tuesday. After the sighting, they immediately called the Snake Help-Line who reached the spot in minutes and rescued the reptile from underneath a bed-sheet in […]

Snake Charmer Dies In Odisha After Cobra Bite, Video Goes Viral

Balasore: A snake charmer in Jaleswar died a tragic death after a cobra he was displaying tricks with reportedly bit him on his hand. The tragic incident reportedly occurred on 28 July 2020 when a person named Ranjan Nayak came to Krushna Nagar village where he displayed some tricks with venomous snakes including cobra. But […]

Vikram Dons Seven Looks In Upcoming Film Cobra

Chennai: Tamil superstar Vikram dons seven different looks in his upcoming film “Cobra”. This was revealed in the first look poster of the film, launched on Friday at 5pm. Dressed as a politician and an old man among his various garbs in the film, Vikram shows off unrecognisable avatars in the poster.   Interestingly, the […]

Ram Gopal Varma to make acting debut with 'Cobra'

Chennai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has announced that he will be making his acting debut in his next bilingual project “Cobra”, which he will co-direct with Agasthya Manju. The announcement comes just a week after the release of “Lakshmi NTR”, RGV’s film on the purpose of Lakshmi Parvathi in legendary actor and former Andhra Pradesh […]

Snake found inside car in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A 4-feet long rat snake was rescued from the dickey of a car in VSS Nagar area of Bhubaneswar today. The matter came to light after a resident Kishore Jena found the snake in his car. Subsequently, Jena called the snake helpline number following which its members reached the spot and rescued the snake […]

Indian Cobras between teeth in Jatra show sparks protests

Ganjam: In what could be a violation of the Wildlife Protection Act, a dangerous performance involving torture and cruelty on snakes for the purpose of entertainment during a Jatra show in Ganjam district has reportedly gone viral on social media. The video, which was uploaded on YouTube on May 15, reveals a member of the […]

BSF Jawans save life of one more woman patient

Chitrakonda: Once again setting an example of bravery and humanity, the BSF Jawans in Chitrakonda area came to the rescue of a woman patient and helped her reach a nearby hospital after ferrying her through Gurupriya river here on Saturday. As per sources, the woman Rukuna Kanchai from Jantapai village in the cut-off area delivered […]

11 cobras rescued from market in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: A joint team of Snake Helpline and Balipatna Forest Range officials rescued 11 cobras from a market at Basantmala village in Khurda district today. As per reports, acting on a tip-off the team conducted a raid at the market and rescued the snakes, while the person possessing them was able to flee from the […]

Koraput gang rape: Investigations on right track, says Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar:  After tagging it as a ‘Red Flag’ category case, Odisha Police on Thursday formed special teams to conduct a detailed investigation into the gang rape of a minor girl allegedly by ‘men in uniform’ at Pottangi in Koraput district. DGP RP Sharma informed that five police teams are on the job while investigation into […]

DGP Odisha tags Koraput gang rape as ‘Red Flag’ case

Bhubaneswar: Odisha police today classified the recent incident of a minor girl gang raped allegedly by four security personnel in Koraput district as a ‘Red Flag’ case. At a Press meet, DGP RP Sharma today said the Koraput minor gang rape is a red flag case. A case has been registered at the Pottangi police […]

Minor allegedly gang raped by 4 security men in Koraput

Koraput: A minor girl was allegedly gang raped by four jawans engaged in anti-Maoist operations in Koraput district on Tuesday. Though it is still unclear whether jawans of CoBRA or BSF were behind the atrocity against the Class IX student, a high level probe is now being demanded into the incident. According to reports, four […]

COBRA personnel dead during training

Koraput: A personnel of the elite anti-Naxalite Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) died today while undergoing swimming training today at Sunabeda in Koraput district, police said. According to inspector-in-charge of Sunabeda police station Jogeswari Behera the incident took place around 1 pm when the jawans were undergoing cross-river swimming training in the back-water of […]

Malkangiri encounter: Forces asked to stay on high alert in Koraput, Kalahandi

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of the death of 24 cadre Maoists in an encounter with the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Police in the cutoff areas of Malkangiri district on October 24, the Odisha Home department has asked the Central forces and the Special Operation Group (SOG) to remain on high alert in the undivided […]

OUAT docs conduct surgery on ailing cobra successfully

Bhubaneswar: A team of experts from Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) on Tuesday successfully operated out two fishing iron nails from the stomach of a cobra after successfully conducting a surgery on the ailing reptile here on the varsity campus. The doctors’ team took over an hour to make the operation a success. […]