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Rs 9 lakh looted at gun point from bank in Jaleswar

Balasore: Armed miscreants on Thursday looted Rs 9 lakh at gunpoint from the cash counter of Bank of India’s Nuabazar branch in Jaleswar. Sources said five miscreants posing as customers entered the bank at around 3:15 pm and later decamped with the cash by terrorizing bank officials with weapons. A team of senior police officials […]

Ganja crops worth over Rs 10 crore destroyed in Gajapati

Gajapati/Cuttack: A joint team of police and Excise officials destroyed ganja cultivation on 52 acres in Dumangpadar and Panaspadar areas under Adaba police limits in Gajapati district today. The joint squad set fire to 10.40 lakhs ganja plants worth around Rs 10.40 crore. The district administration has ordered to destroy such illegal ganja cultivation in […]

Brown Sugar, Ganja seized from two different places in Balasore

Balasore: In a major crackdown on the illegal drug smuggling in Jaleswar, Sadar police today raided two villages in Balasore district and seized over 20 grams of brown sugar and 50 kg ganja worth more than Rs 2 lakhs. According to sources, a special police team raided one Salima Bibi’s house in Sekhbad village under […]

Brown sugar worth Rs 20 lakh seized, 1 arrested in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths today busted a brown sugar racket by arresting a trader from Thengahata near Samantarapur in Khurda district today. Contraband weighing 175 gram worth Rs 20 lakh, cash Rs 2.35 lakh, a gun and live bullets were seized from Somanath Bhujabal’s possession. He brings the illegal drug items from Jaleswar area in Balasore […]

Tehsildar detained by villagers on failing to nab sand mafia

Balasore: Locals detained the Tehsildar of Jaleswar in Balasore district today for not being able to catch the sand mafia in Makidia of the district. Sources said the sand mafia had come from West Bengal to steal sand from Makidia. After receiving complaint about the incident, the Tehsildar went to nab the miscreants; however, he […]

Basta Police Station- Suicide, Jaleswar
Police SI found hanging on Basta Police Station premises

Jaleswar: A day after the death of Basta Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Kunwar Majhi in a road accident, his friend SI Jagannath Nayak was found hanging in the quarters on the premises of the police station. According to sources, prima facie it is said to be an act of suicide. A suicide note has also […]

Balasore accident: ASI killed after being hit by truck in Jaleswar

Jaleswar: In a tragic incident, an Assistant Sub-inspector was killed when a truck hit him from behind while he was on duty at Haladipada Bypass here, in Balasore district, on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as ASI Kuanra Majhi. According to reports, when police staff along with the ASI of Basta police station […]

Vigilance raid on MARKFED
Vigilance raid on MARKFED godowns in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance today conducted raids on offices of Odisha State Co-operative Marketing Federation Limited (MARKFED) situated at Kalpana Square in Bhubaneswar and at Jaleswar in Balasore district over alleged irregularities. Raids were also conducted at Regulated Market Committee (RMC) godowns at Attabira and Sambalpur. During the raids at Bhubaneswar MARKFED office, the registers of […]

Two arrested with brown sugar worth Rs 8 lakh in Odisha

Balasore: Two persons were today arrested by the excise department sleuths after brown sugar was found from their possession at Jaleswar railway station here, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the sleuths nabbed the duo at Jaleswar railway station, they said. Also Read: Teenage girls peddle brown sugar in Bhubaneswar slums! The market value of […]

Public voting on panchayat division underway at Jaleswar

Balasore: Around 400 villagers of Jaleswar block in Baleswar district would give their opinion on the division of Rayaramachandrapur gram panchayat under Jaleswar block in the district through voting today. A presiding officer, an assistant presiding officer, polling officer and a polling agent have been entrusted with the task to conduct the voting being held […]

30 killed, 36 injured in lightning in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 30 people died and 36 more seriously injured in lightning in several places across Odisha today. Of the 30 killed, eight are from Bhadrak, seven from Balasore district, six from Khurda district, three from Jajpur, two from Nayagarh and one each from Kendrapara, Sambalpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts. Reports from Balasore district […]

CBI Chit fund
Chit fund scam: CBI raids 7 Microfinance offices in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The CBI today conducted simultaneous raids on the offices of Microfinance Ltd, a chit fund company, at seven places in Odisha. Sources in the CBI said the raid was conducted on Microfinance offices at two places in Bhubaneswar, three places in Jaleswar and one each in Khurda and Balasore. Officials of the central investigating […]