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Bus carrying opera artistes falls off Gailo ghat in Deogarh; 27 killed

In a tragic incident, at least 30 were killed when a bus carrying 38 Bharati Gananatya artistes fell into a 300-ft gorge off the Gailo ghat in Deogarh district on Sunday evening

Women destroy liquor factory in Deogarh

In an anti-liquor drive, women of 12 villages under Talakundi panchayat ransacked a liquor factory at Madhyapur village on Friday

One killed in road mishap on NH 49

Deogarh: One person was killed after a lorry skidded off the road near Kandhala on National Highway-49 in Odisha’s Bargarh district on Thursday morning.

Deogarh BDO held for graft

Deogarh: Boden police today arrested Dharanidhar Nayak, Block Development Officer (BDO) of Tileibani block in Odisha’s Deogarh district, on the charge of misappropriation of Rs 47 lakh under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana.

CRPF jawan attempts suicide in Deogarh

Deogarh: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan attempted suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle on Monday morning. The jawan. identified as B.N Rao, has been admitted to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in Sambalpur district in a critical condition. “As per the FIR, CRPF ASI […]

Dreaded Maoist Sushil, wife killed in encounter

The Odisha Police got a major success after they eliminated the dreaded and top Maoist leader Sushil and his wife in an encounter on the border area of Angul and Deogarh district on Sunday afternoon

Orange farmers in Deogarh forced into distress sale

Deogarh: Orange farmers in Deogarh are forced to go for distress sale even in the peak season. Reason: absence of marketing avenues and food processing units in the district. Though the district collector had promised to purchase orange from farmers, no one has contacted the farmers for the purpose. Even the state government undertaking Omfed […]

Sunstroke death toll mounts to 63 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The sunstroke death toll in Odisha went upto 63 even as monsoon covered the entire state by third week of June. The collectors of different districts have so far confirmed deaths of 63 persons due to sunstroke in recent months, a communication from the special relief commissioner’s (SRC) office said today. “The collectors sent […]

Two cops held for accepting bribe

A police sub-inspector (SI) and a havildar were arrested by vigilance sleuths yesterday for allegedly accepting illegal gratification of Rs 10,000 to exonerate a youth of fictitious criminal charges in Deogarh district, vigilance sources said