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Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Takes Another Dig At Maharashtra Govt After Bhiwandi Building Collapse

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has taken a dig at the Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra by comparing the death toll at the Bhiwandi building collapse with the Pulwama terror attack. On Thursday, Kangana reacted to a news piece about the building crash in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi town that killed 40 people. Kangana tweeted from her […]

High IPS vacancies playing Havoc in Odisha; situation to worsen in 2020

Bhubaneswar: With filling of a mere 5 vacancies at the IPS level in 2018 and a mere 3 in 2017, Odisha is the only State in the country where the vacancy level of IPS officers, especially at the cutting-edge level of SPs or DIGs, has been among the worst in the country. The vacancy rate […]

Jawans ready to counter Maoists: South Western range DIG

Koraput: Newly-appointed DIG (Deputy Inspector General of Police) of South Western range Ashish Singh today asserted that security forces are ready to counter Maoists. “We will ensure proper execution of anti-Maoist operation. Hopefully, the good work of Odisha Police will continue in the future as well,” said Singh. Singh, who is the DIG of the […]

arms racket sambalpur
Arms dealer nabbed in Sambalpur, 5 firearms seized

Sambalpur: Police nabbed an arms dealer and seized five firearms and 12 live ammunition from his possession following a raid in Sambalpur today. The accused identified as Md Zahin Khan was operating an illegal arms racket in the city since long, informed sources. Addressing a presser, Northern Range DIG, Satyabrata Bhoi informed that the firearms […]

4 senior cops promoted to DIG rank

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today promoted as many as six police officers out of which four being elevated to the DIG rank. Current Bhubaneswar DCP, Satyabrata Bhoi & Ganjam SP Ashish Singh have been promoted to DIG rank with effect from January 1, 2018. Similarly, IPS officers Deepak Kumar and Nitinjeet Singh have also been […]

South-Western DIG S Saini
Third phase Panchayat polls: Security beefed up in Narayanpatna

Koraput: With the third phase Panchayat polls scheduled in two Maoist prone blocks in Narayanpatna and Pottangi block in Koraput district tomorrow, senior police officials today took stock of the security arrangements in these two blocks. To review the ground situation, a three-member team of senior police officials led by South-Western DIG S Saini, Koraput […]

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Over 3000 enthusiasts take part in Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon, the only professional run of the city organised by the steel major in association with State Sports and Youth Services department witnessed participation of nearly 3200 enthusiasts in the capital city here today. The crowned winners were felicitated by Tourism and Culture minister Ashok Panda and other […]

4 IPS officers promoted to DIG rank

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today promoted four IPS officers to the DIG rank and four IPS posted at different places of the State to Selection Grade. Angul SP Kabita Jalan, Sundargarh SP Nikhil Kumar Kanodia, Himansu Lal and Shefeen Ahamed K were promoted to the DIG rank. At present, Lal and Ahamed K are on […]

Five held in Bank of Baroda burglary case

Bargarh: In a major breakthrough, the Bargarh Town police today arrested five persons including three women in connection with the burglary of Bank of Baroda (BoB)’s Bhatli branch in Bargarh district in the late night on September 19. Talking to media persons today, DIG Pratik Mohanty said the Bargarh police had registered a complaint by […]

Sambalpur jailor attacked
Sambalpur Jail superintendent stabbed, critical

Sambalpur: Police is on the lookout for two miscreants, who stabbed Sambalpur Jail Superintendent near the jail tonight seriously injuring him. The condition of the Jail Superintendent, Brahmananda Sahu, who was initially admitted in the Sadar Hospital and was later shifted to VSS Medical College and Hospital in Burla, is stated to be critical. According […]

Orissa High Court
PIL in HC seeks CBI probe into Kandhamal killings

Cuttack: Alleging gross inaction on the part of the Odisha government in the tragic death of five innocent villagers who were killed during an anti-Maoists operation inside Malapanga forest near Kurtamgarh in Kandhamal district in the night on July 8, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Odisha High Court today demanding a […]