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Tag: Delang

Bogies Detached From Puri-Shiridi Express near Delang

Bhubaneswar: Two bogies of the Puri-Shiridi Express detached from the engine near Delang railway station in Odisha, a railway official said on Tuesday. All the passengers were safe but the incident delayed the train by an hour, he said. The detachment took place few minutes after the train had left Jatni Station at 10 PM […]

Locals halt train after youth's body recovered from tracks

Puri: Tension prevailed at Kanas Road railway station after mutilated body of a youth was recovered from the tracks today. The deceased has been identified as Dhiren Kumar Routray of nearby Jagdalpur village under Delang block in Puri district. According to reports, Routray had left home yesterday evening and did not return till late night. […]

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Beheaded body of unidentified man found in Puri

Puri: A beheaded body of an unidentified youth was found under mysterious circumstances at Brahmana Taraboi square in Delang of Puri district today morning. The matter came to light after locals spotted the body and later informed the police.  On being informed Delang police rushed to the spot and recovered the body. Though the exact […]

Complaint against Agriculture minister over 'objectionable remarks on women'

Pipili: The Delang unit of BJP Mahila Morcha on Wednesday lodged a police complaint against Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy over his alleged objectionable comments against women. Activists of the Mahila Morcha have urged the police to take stringent action against the minister. They also warned to intensify agitation and gherao the police station in case […]

Youth hacked to death in Puri

Puri: A youth, identified as Niranjan, was hacked to death over previous enmity at Kuapada village in Delang block of the district today. According to sources, Niranjan had gone to attend nature’s call early today morning when he was attacked by four to five miscreants. He was first admitted to Delang hospital under critical condition […]

Woman burnt alive in fire outbreak in Delang

Delang:  A woman was charred to death when fire broke out at a house in Ramchandrapur village in Delang, Puri, on Monday. The woman, identified as Kusum Samantray died on the spot due to the fire, which is believed to be caused by a kerosene lamp at a villager Baikuntha Samantray’s house. Besides, five houses […]

Serial killer behind Delang rape, murder nabbed

Puri: In a major breakthrough in rape and murder of a woman in Delang here on August 1, Puri Police today arrested the accused and found his involvement in similar rape and murder of four other girls. The accused serial killer, Buddhadeba Behera of Bhinnahaja village under Kundeigola police limits, was nabbed from Deogarh after […]

Delang fire victims spend night under open sky

Puri: Nine families in Kuapada village of Delang in Puri have been left in misery after their houses were torched by some miscreants two days back. With no roof over their heads, the affected families do not have anything else except clothes that they are wearing at present. Valuables such as grain packets, cash and furniture […]

Villagers take to road protesting violence in Delang

Delang: Tension erupted in Delang area of Pipili today after locals blocked Khurda- Pattnaikiya road and staged a demonstration demanding immediate arrest of the persons involved in a fire  incident that razed 30 houses in Kuapada village last night. The local police reached the spot and assured the protestors to nab the accused as early […]

Section 144 clamped in Delang

Puri: District administration on Thursday clamped Section 144 in Delang area of Puri district following tension between two villages over a past dispute. Sources said trouble erupted after group clash between people of Belapada and Jagdalpur villages over a petty issue. Later tension escalated after some unidentified miscreants from one group hurled crude bombs at […]

Group clash at Ghoradia in Delang; 4 platoons of police deployed

Delang: Four platoons of police force have been deployed by the Puri district administration at Ghoradia bazaar and nearby places in Delang to maintain law and order situation after a group clash ensued today over a petty issue. To bring the situation under control, the police personnel present at the spot fired teargas shells as […]

Eve teasing: Irate students demand arrest of accused

Brahmagiri: Tension ran high in Brahmagiri area after the students of Brahmeswar College staged a road blockade on Brahmagiri-Delang road this morning demanding immediate arrest of a non-student for misbehaving a Plus Two girl student by passing lewd comments and attacking her with a blade recently. The students later withdrew the blockade after police assured […]

50 arrested in train torching case

Delang: As many as 50 villagers of Sanaguhalipada village of Puri district were arrested for their alleged involvement in ransacking Delang railway station and burning an express train bogey. A mob, on April 17th, had set a bogey of the Puri-Barbil-Paradip Express on fire and vandalised the station master’s office, along with the ticket counter. […]

Locals set express train bogey on fire in Delang

Hundreds of angry locals ransacked Delang railway station in Puri district and torched one bogey of Puri-Barbil Express today