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Bhubaneswar Dhaba owner shot at by miscreants for ‘chicken pakora’

Bhubaneswar: A dhaba owner was critically injured after two miscreants opened fire at him Thursday night near Kalinga Studio in Khandagiri area allegedly for delay in serving ‘chicken pakoras’. Critical, the dhaba owner identified as Milu was immediately admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the incident occurred at around 10:30 pm […]

Youth shot at by unknown miscreants near Tankapani Road

Bhubaneswar: A youth was grievously injured after unidentified miscreants opened fire at him near Tankapani road here today.According to sources, one Sushant Bhoi of the area was critically injured after four miscreants in a car fired at him near Shiridi Sai temple at around 2 pm today. “The youth was on his bike when the […]

Youth injured in firing in Bolangir

Bolangir: A youth was critically injured after being shot at on Bolangir-Titlagarh road today. The injured has been identified as Dilip Patnaik who suffered bullet injuries on his chest and waist. Patnaik was initially admitted to Bolangir district headquarters hospital, but later he was shifted to Burla medical as his condition worsened. “After a medical […]

Basic facilities a far cry for Gumudumaha residents

Kandhamal: On July 8, 2016 five persons including three women and a baby boy returning to Gumudumaha in an autorickshaw after collecting NREGA wages were killed after a 15-member team of the state’s anti-Maoist paramilitary force and the Special Operations Group allegedly fired at the vehicle. Following the incident, the state government had promised justice […]

One hurt in firing at Tis Hazari court

New Delhi: An undertrial criminal was injured on Tuesday when a man opened fire at him in Delhi’s crowded Tis Hazari courts, police said. The accused, who had not been identified at the time of filing of the report, was arrested soon after. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Vinit Kumar told IANS that the […]

Ceasefire violation: Four killed, 30 hurt in firing by Pakistani troops

Jammu: Four civilians have been killed and 30 injured in overnight shelling by the Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts, authorities said on Wednesday. Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police S.P. Vaid tweeted: “In a night long shelling/firing from across the border at Jammu Kathua to Akhnoor, so […]

Five soldiers hurt in Pak firing on LoC

Jammu: Five soldiers were injured on Tuesday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said. Police said the Pakistan Army started unprovoked shelling and firing targeting Indian positions in Krishna Ghati sector. “The firing started at 7.30 a.m. The injured, including an officer, were airlifted to […]

Sushant Dhala Samant, Ranjita Biswal refuse to undergo voice test

Cuttack: Notorious gangster Sushant Dhala Samant and arrested BJD Corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Ranjita Biswal have refused to undergo voice sample test in connection with the firing on contractor Bijay Pal of Subhadrapur here, police said on Friday . Though the JMFC (Rural) court had granted permission to the Sadar police for the […]

Paddy trader shot dead in Rourkela

Rourkela: A paddy trader was killed allegedly after unidentified bike-borne miscreants fired at him near Bagadega Chhak under Bisra police limits in Rourkela on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Haridarshan Sahu. As per sources, Hari was procuring paddy in the Chhak this morning when three unknown persons came on a bike and fired […]

Man shot at by unidentified miscreants, admitted to hospital

Jajpur: A Bolero driver was critically injured after being shot at by some unknown miscreants near Panikoili SP office here on Tuesday. The incident took place when the driver, identified as Jamir Khan, was on the way to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital from Bhadrak carrying a patient. Three miscreants, in a Tata Safari, […]

Youth injured in Shopian firing succumbs to injuries

Srinagar: Another youth injured in security force firing in Shopian district on Saturday succumbed to injuries on Wednesday taking the toll of civilian deaths in the incident to three. Sources in the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) here said 19-year-old Rayees Ahmad admitted in the hospital on Saturday succumbed on Wednesday morning. With this […]

Two criminals held after encounter in Puri

Puri: Two notorious criminals were arrested after being injured in an encounter by police at Kaji Patana near Mangalpur in Puri district on Thursday night. The criminals, identified as Subash Pradhan and Amar Omkar were admitted to Pipili health centre and later shifted to Cuttack after primary treatment. Both of them suffered bullet injuries on […]

Gunmen attack Libya's Tripoli international airport, kill 16

Tripoli: A group on Monday attacked Libya’s Tripoli International Airport with heavy weapons, killing 16 people and injuring several others. “The criminal militia known as Bashir al-Baqarah and all the criminals wanted by the Deterrent Force attacked the International Airport after escaping (jail) and joining the militia,” the Special Deterrent Force in charge of securing […]

Youth shot at over past enmity in Puri

Puri: A youth was injured after he was shot at by unidentified miscreants near Kathapola on Puri-Bhubaneswar route in the wee hours on Sunday. The injured Gangadhar Bhola of Batagaon village has been shifted to Puri hospital. According to reports, four to five miscreants stopped Gangadhar while he was on his way to a brick […]

Tribals observe ‘Saheed Divas’ as Kalinga Nagar incident turns 12

Jajpur: Tribals from across the State today assembled at Kalinga Nagar in Jajpur district to observe the 12th anniversary of police firing in which 14 tribals were killed in 2006. For the first time, the anti and pro displacement fronts of tribals made joint arrangements to observe the day. They took out a rally from […]

Three arrested in Tirtol loot bid, firing incident

Jagatsinghpur: Police have arrested three persons in connection with the loot attempt and firing incident at Sindhol village under Tirtol police station in Jagatsinghpur district. The Tirtol police cops also seized a gun and two live bullets from their possession. The accused had plotted a plan to loot a gold idol of goddess Laxmi from […]

Army Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pak firing along LoC

Jammu: Pakistani troops opened fire on an Indian Army patrol, killing a Major and three soldiers, along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keri sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district today, officials said. The latest violation of the ceasefire agreement took place at a time when Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was camping in Rajouri […]

Youth injured in firing in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: An employee of a private hospital in Khandagiri area of Bhubaneswar was injured after unidentified miscreants shot him late Friday night. As per sources, five miscreants arrived in a car, fired few rounds at the youth and fled the spot. The injured employee has been admitted at a city based private hospital.  Though it […]

Indian, Pakistani army clash on LoC

Jammu: The Pakistani Army on Thursday resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. It used mortars, automatics and small arms to target the Indian positions in Krishna Ghati sector, Defence Ministry sources said. “The firing started at 10.35 a.m. India retaliated strongly and effectively. […]

10-year-old boy killed in Pakistan shelling on LoC

Jammu:  A 10-year-old boy was killed and five other civilians injured on Monday in heavy shelling and firing by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said The boy identified as Asrar Ahmad was killed as the Pakistani troopers began shelling and firing in the Kerni […]

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

Jammu: Pakistan rangers on Saturday violated ceasefire along the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir targeting Indian positions, killing livestock and damaging several properties. The rangers resorted to shelling and firing in Arnia sub-sector of Jammu district using mortars, automatics and small arms, a police official said. They targeted Sai, Treva and Jabowal forward […]

Youth killed in bomb attack in Aska

Aska: A youth was killed after two unidentified miscreants hurled bombs and fired at him in Aska of Ganjam district on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Susant Jena of Humuki village under Aska police limits. According to sources, the incident occurred near Humuki School when Susant was returning home from market when two […]

3 awarded 5-year jail term for firing at minister Maheswar Mohanty

Puri: The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court today sentenced three persons to five years’ of imprisonment in connection with firing at Revenue minister Maheswar Mohanty in 2014. While three convicts Amit Bikram Harichandan, Satyanarayan Panigrahi and Lokanath Mishra, have been awarded five years jail term by the court; three others were acquitted due to lack […]

Man shot at by daughter’s paramour in presence of police

Bhubaneswar: In a bizarre incident, a man was injured critically after he was fired at by his daughter’s lover in the presence of police near Laxmi Sagar police station here today. The incident took place while the victim was settling a dispute over his daughter’s love affair in presence of police officials. He was admitted […]

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Miscreants open fire, loot biker in Cuttack

Cuttack: Two unidentified miscreants opened fire at a biker and looted him near Athagarh on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Balaram Behera of Kaijanga under Biridi police limits in Jagatsinghpur district. The incident occurred when Behera, who works at a private firm in Narsinghpur block, was returning home in Jagatsinghpur after his duty. […]