As many as 2 jawans were critically injured during an exchange of fire with Maoists in Uma forest near Boudh-Kandhamal border in Odisha on Saturday (July 10).
Sambalpur: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called for a 9-hour countrywide trade bandh today as a mark of respect to the CRPF jawans martyred in the Pulwama terrorist attack in Jammu & Kashmir. The bandh, which will remain effective till 4pm today, is being organised to show solidarity of traders with the […]
Malkangiri: Security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada have seized booklets from Maoist camps with instructions on planting remote-controlled IEDs (Improvised Explosive Device) to target jawans patrolling especially on motorcycles. “We have seized booklets with instructions on how blasts are executed with remote controls,” Inspector General of Bastar, Vivekanand Sinha said. According to sources, Maoists are […]
Jammu: Four BSF troopers, including an Assistant Commandant, were killed and three others injured on Wednesday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Assistant Commandant Jatinder Singh, Sub-Inspector Rajnish Kumar, ASI Ram Niwas and Constable Hans Raj were killed in unprovoked shelling and […]
Bhubaneswar: : Six Odia women Jawans have been selected in the 27-member BSF women squad which will showcase daredevilry acts on Rajpath in New Delhi on the Republic day this year. For the first time, an all-women bikers’ squad of the BSF will perform on the Rajpath on the Republic Day. The six Odias in […]
Jeypore: The Kunduli gang rape survivor, who was discharged from the Koraput district headquarters hospital today, again alleged four jawans had abused her sexually. The survivor stated police is unnecessarily harassing her relatives and four youths of her village. Talking to media persons, she said, “My relatives are unnecessarily called to the police station and […]
Bhubaneswar: After tagging it as a ‘Red Flag’ category case, Odisha Police on Thursday formed special teams to conduct a detailed investigation into the gang rape of a minor girl allegedly by ‘men in uniform’ at Pottangi in Koraput district. DGP RP Sharma informed that five police teams are on the job while investigation into […]
Koraput: The death toll due to landmine blast by Maoists near Mungarbhumi on Sunki ghat in Koraput district close to Andhra Pradesh border increased to 8 after body of another Odisha State Armed Police (OSAP) personnel was found today. According to sources, Body of OSAP official Tulasiram Majhi, who had gone missing after the blast, […]
Two Jawans including a Special Police Officer (SPO) and one District Voluntary Force (DVF) were killed in a fierce gun-battle between Maoists and security forces in Sunabeda sanctuary of Nuapada district on Friday night.