The Inspector in-charge (IIC) of Motu Police Station in Malkangiri was arrested by Vigilance sleuths on Thursday (Sept 23) on charges of possession of unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 2.8 lakh.
“You cannot fulfill promises? We’ve better ways to make you realize your mistake” – say villagers of Bhagbatipada in Khordha district. Irate over non-completion of road work, the villagers recently forced two employees of the State Irrigation department to walk-and-wade through a muddy road.
The country is set to celebrate Rakhi Purnima tomorrow, but dull festivities were observed in many parts of Odisha, a day prior to the festival. Due to the Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions, festivities seemed dampened across states, even though some customers were seen thronging shops to purchase rakhi bands.
In an unfortunate incident, as many as 7 people reportedly sustained critical injuries following an LPG cylinder explosion. The mishap took place in a house in Gambharimunda village under Banapur Police Station limits of Khordha on Thursday morning (Aug 19).
Devotees can finally have darshan of the Gods and Goddesses as all temples and religious places in Khordha district reopened today (August 9) for all. Darshan is allowed with strict adherence to Covid protocols.
With uncertainty looming large over relaxation of curbs in Cuttack and Khordha, chances seem bleak for these two districts going for complete unlock because of unabating Covid-19 infections.
Bhubaneswar: The daily Covid-19 new cases which was plateauing between 6,000 and 6500 for the last five days, today witnessed an exponential jump crossing 8,000-mark. The new positive cases which…
Khordha: With Odisha marking the 85th year of its formation as an independent State on Thursday, the district administration of Khordha announced to make Odia language mandatory on all signboards at all commercial establishments and shops from today. It was decided at a preparatory meeting for Utkal Divas. “We have decided to make the Odia […]
Bhubaneswar: As many as 32 fresh Covid-19 positive cases have been reported only from Bhubaneswar even as Khordha district, under which the Capital city falls, recorded 33 fresh cases in last 24 hours. Out of the 32 new cases in the Capital, six have been detected from quarantine while 26 others are local contacts. Seven […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid concern over a second wave of COVID-19 in Odisha, the State has reported 290 fresh positive cases from across 22 districts in the last 24 hours taking the total caseload to 3, 401, 94. As many as 171 cases have been detected from quarantine while 119 have been infected from local contacts, official […]
Khordha: A bloody clash broke out between two groups of people at Damanabhuin village under Jankia Police limits in Khordha district on Sunday night. As many as 12 people from both the sides have sustained grievous injuries in the clash. “Two groups clashed with stone pelting and hurling of bombs over past enmity. As many […]
Khordha: In a major haul of narcotic substances, the excise department on Monday seized 320 grams of brown sugar and arrested one peddler from Lokeswarpur village in Khordha district. The smuggler was identified as Haraprasad Das (24) of Lokeswarpur under Khordha Town Police limits. The excise officials also seized Rs 9.20 lakh cash and a […]
Khordha: Concerned over the surge of COVID-19 cases in other States, the district administration of Khordha on Saturday night closed down a jatra party for staging shows without permission at Begunia. As per reports, a jatra party named Ranga Mahal was performing at Begunia when the police, after getting a complaint, played spoilsport and shut […]
Khordha: Police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the case involving stealing of 22 ancient idols from Dakhyeswar temple at Banpur in Khordha district. Police have arrested four members of an inter-state racket and recovered nine idols from their possession. Besides, four ingots believed to be made of the stolen idols have also been seized, […]
Khordha: Resentment is brewing among local residents and traders over inordinate delay in the construction of flyover at Sitaram square near Jatni in the district. Local traders, who have been evicted for the facilitation of the flyover, have demanded early execution of the project and adequate compensation for them. “We cooperated with the district administration […]
Khordha: An alleged child lifter, who made an abortive attempt to kidnap two minor girls, was roughed up by alert locals before they handed him over to police. The broad daylight incident took place at Panbaraj village under Khordha Town Police limits on Monday. According to sources, the two minor girls were playing near their […]
Bhubaneswar: Huge quantities of stale and unhygienic food items were seized and destroyed by a joint enforcement squad of the Khordha Municipality and Health and Food Safety department following surprise raids at several hotels and road-side stalls selling various cooked food items in the area, on Saturday. “We have seized huge quantities of stale dal, […]
Khordha: A woman was arrested on Wednesday after she confessed that she killed her husband following a quarrel three months back. The shocking incident came to light after the police exhumed the decomposed body of Nidhi Giri at Banamalipur under Balipatna police limits of Khordha today. Lili Sahoo, the accused, has confessed to have killed […]
Bhubaneswar: The Khordha District and Sessions Judge Court is likely to hear the bail petition filed by expelled BJD MLA from Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi on Monday. Panigrahi was arrested by Crime Branch on multiple charges of forgery, cheating, conspiracy and his alleged links with the disproportionate assets case of IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak […]
Khordha: Bodies of a woman and her 11-month-old-daughter were found on a rail track near Abhimanpur village under Tangi police limits here in the district on Sunday. Though on what circumstances the duo died is uncertain, locals suspect that the woman along with her daughter might have jumped in front of a moving train to […]
Khordha: In a tragic incident, a 14-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide after he was ticked off by his parents for spending too much time on watching videos on mobile phone. The incident took place at Gadamanatri village under Begunia police limits in Khordha district on Saturday. According to reports, on Saturday afternoon, the minor was […]
Khordha: A herd of 18 elephants strayed into the Khordha District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) on Tuesday night triggering panic among the patients, staff and locals. As per reports, the elephants barged into the hospital premises by breaking the boundary wall of the hospital. Till the last report came in, the elephants were spotted moving inside […]
Bhubaneswar: As many as 868 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Odisha in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 311788. While 499 fresh cases are from quarantine, the rest 399 are local transmission cases, according to Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department. Moreover, 17 patients succumbed to the disease […]
Nayagarh: The Chandapur Police here on Thursday arrested a conman for cheating crores of rupees from several people of Tangi and Chandapur area by promising them jobs in various government departments. According to police sources, Kanhu Pradhan who hails from Tangi area of Khordha district has duped many common people on the pretext of providing […]
Khordha: The Tehsildar of Bolagarh, Dhobei Nayak on Thursday sustained multiple injuries after he was allegedly attacked by stone quarry mafia near Gopalpur in Khordha district. Nayak was assailed along with some other staff of the Tehsil when they reached a morrum quarry at Gopalpur to conduct a raid. A complaint in connection with the […]