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Tag: Khandagiri

Bhubaneswar: Burglars loot Cash, Gold worth Over Rs 7 Lakh From Professor’s House

Bhubaneswar: It seems Bhubaneswar has become the crime capital in Odisha as there has been no let up to the growing crime instances in the city since the past couple of months. A day after an engineer was brutally assaulted with sword and robbed on Wednesday, criminals looted cash and gold ornaments worth around Rs […]

Unsafe Bhubaneswar: Cash Looted At Gunpoint From Bookshop

Bhubaneswar: In another case among many of late, a bookshop owner was robbed of cash and mobile phone at gunpoint near Patrapada under Khandagiri Police limits of Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the robbery happened four days back, when three bike-borne miscreants came to the bookshop situated along the National Highway near Khandagiri and decamped with […]

Ganja worth Rs 50 lakh seized in Bhubaneswar; one arrested

Bhubaneswar: In a major crackdown on ganja smuggling, the Excise department today busted a racket in Bhubaneswar and seized a huge cache of the contraband item. Acting on a tip-off, the Excise officials raided a duplex building near Kolathia in Khandagiri area of the capital city. During the search, the sleuths seized 10 quintals of […]

Duplicate liquor factory running inside ashram busted in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Excise officials today busted a duplicate liquor manufacturing unit which was operating inside an ashram near Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar. Acting on a tip off, the Excise officials conducted a surprise raid on the ashram near Khandagiri. The officials seized duplicate liquor, spirit, bottle caps and other materials from the ashram and arrested three persons […]

Brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh seized in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a major crackdown, the Excise department seized 70 gram brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh today and arrested 2 persons in connection with the case from Khandagiri area in Bhubaneswar. One of the arrested persons has been identified as Tukuna Das, a sub-dealer from Khurda area. Das used to work as a waiter […]

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Miscreants take selfie with victims after robbing them

Bhubaneswar: A criminal gang has now become the talk of the town for their unusual pattern of clicking selfies after committing crime in Bhubaneswar. Moreover, the gang is now on a loot spree which has unleashed terror among people particularly in Khandagiri area as the criminals looted cash worth over Rs 1.5 lakh, gold ornaments […]

Intelligence sleuths seize brown sugar, ganja in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In separate instances, intelligence sleuths today seized brown sugar and ganja in Bhubaneswar.  According to sources, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence intercepted a truck near Chandaka area which was transporting ganja worth Rs 9 Lakh from Andhara Pradesh to Bihar. Around, 44 packets of the contraband item were seized, though the driver managed to escape from […]

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Pollution Control Board officer in Vigilance net; crores seized

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the residence of a Regional officer of the State Pollution Control Board Kalinganagar, Jajpur in Bhubaneswar on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The officer, identified as Hadibandhu Panigrahi, was caught by vigilance officials while he was returning after allegedly taking bribes from a […]

Accused involved in firing at Khandagiri caught on CCTV

Bhubaneswar: Police have identified the two miscreants accused of firing at a hotel owner near Kalinga Studio in Khandagiri area on Thursday night. The owner of the Dhaba, who was critically injured in the attack, has been able to identify the accused from the CCTV footage following which police have launched a manhunt to nab […]

Tension erupts in Bhubaneswar after transgenders allegedly attack youths

Bhubaneswar: Tension erupted in Khandagiri area of the state capital today after transgenders allegedly assaulted some youths and snatched money from them. As per reports, the transgenders were later detained by some locals who accused them of harassing youths in the region and handed them over to police. Subsequently, locals blocked a road and set […]

Naga Baba beaten black & Blue by transgenders in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In yet another instance of hooliganism by transgenders, a Naga Baba was beaten black and blue in Khandagiri area here today. A case has been registered at the Khandagiri police station in this regard. As per sources, a group of kinnars entered into the ashram of the Baba in Ghatikia area during a police […]

Ganja worth Rs 2 crore seized in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths on Thursday seized ganja weighing nearly one tonne with a market value of more than Rs 2 crore while being illegal smuggled into the city. Acting on a tip-off that narcotics substance was being illegally transported in a truck, the officials of DRI intercepted the vehicle near […]

Youth hangs self with 'dupatta' in front of girlfriend

Bhubaneswar: In a disturbing incident, a youth hanged himself with the ‘dupatta’ of his lover at Jayadev Vatika near Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar today. The deceased youth has been identified as Sasikant Panda of Balasore district. He was working at a private bank in Bhubaneswar. Police seized the body and detained the girl, who reportedly works […]

Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav: Rich cultural heritage of Odisha on display

Bhubaneswar: From pictures, paintings and sculptors related to the culture and history of the state to mouth-watering delicacies, the visitors are loving to spend their evenings at Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav at Tourist Interpretation Centre, Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar. Not just the residents of the city but the tourists coming to Khandagiri and Udaygiri are getting to see […]

Khandagiri Mela kicks off in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The annual Khandagiri Mela began today at the foothills of Khandagiri and Udayagiri in Bhubaneswar on the occasion of ‘Magha Saptami’. While traders and craftsmen from various parts of the country have assembled at the Mela, this year the Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav will be a highlight of the fair. The mahotsav, a new addition to […]

Excise sleuths bust brown sugar, spurious liquor racket

Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths busted a brown sugar racket today and arrested a person from Thengahata near Samantarapur in Khurda district. As per reports, contraband weighing 22 gram along with a Bajaj Boxer motorcycle was seized from the accused identified as Prasanna Sahoo. Approximate value of seized property is stated to be Rs 4 lakh. In […]

Woman involved in illegal gun trade arrested in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today claimed to have traced the source of an illegal gun trading racket by arresting a woman from Patrapada area under Khandagiri police station of Bhubaneswar today. “A gun was seized from a woman staying in a rented house in Khandagiri area. The gun was meant for sale,” DCP Satyabrat Bhoi […]

Naveen urges Gadkari to expedite NH projects in Odisha

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today urged the Centre to expedite various National Highway (NH) projects in the State and a flyover at Khandagiri in State Capital, Bhubaneswar. At a meeting with Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today discussed road infrastructure issues and asked the […]

Brawl between two eunuch groups leaves 10 injured

Bhubaneswar: The Kalinga Studio square in the city turned into a virtual battle field on Wednesday night after a clash took place between two groups of eunuchs. The incident happened during procession of the transgenders for immersion of Khudurukuni idols. The situation spiralled out of control when they got into stone pelting and beat each […]

2 engineering students killed, 1 injured in road accident

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, two students of a private engineering college were killed and one sustained grievous injuries in a road accident near Khandagiri square in the Capital City on Sunday. The incident occurred this morning in front of a hotel near Khandagiri Square when the car in which they were travelling lost control […]

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Young woman killed over dowry in Smart City Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Crime against women continues unabated in the State and shockingly in Smart City Bhubaneswar with a young woman reportedly killed over dowry in Aiginia in Khandagiri police limits here. Family members of the deceased, identified as Liza Moharana, alleged that her in-laws murdered her as their dowry demand of Rs 10,000 was not fulfilled. […]

Konark sun temple to get light & sound show soon

Konark: After Dhauli, the State Tourism Department will soon start the light and sound show at Konark sun temple to attract more tourists. The trial of the project which is designed with the joint efforts of ITDC and Odisha Tourism Department was held on Wednesday in presence of Culture minister Ashok Panda, Revenue Minister Maheswar […]

Cops crack Uber car loot case, nab 4

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Sunday arrested four persons including MBA student in connection with the loot of Uber car from Khandagiri, on the outskirts of the city last month. The accused have been identified as Sandip Nayak (27), Pintu Digal (25), Jitendra Sahu (31) and Sivil Priyadarshan (31) of Khurda. The gang was busted after […]

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Locals’ torch car for injuring 3 of a family in Dumduma

Bhubaneswar: A car was torched by irate locals near Dumduma Durga Mandap under Khandagiri police limits here late yesterday night after it hit a bike, injuring three of a family. According to sources, Mohammad Sahadin Ali of Dumduma along with his wife and six-years-old daughter were going somewhere on a bike when the car hit […]

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Cricket fans in Odisha capital take selfies with VIVO IPL Trophy

Bhubaneswar: After its successful run in five cities across India, the avid cricket fans had a glimpse of the VIVO IPL 2017 after it reached its sixth destination at Pal Heights in the Odisha capital here today. There was a rush of fans who had the opportunity to capture themselves in a special moment with […]