Tag: Khurda

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Unholy nexus rears its ugly head again against Tarang Studio at Sarua

This is not the first time such allegations have been brought against Tarang Studio. However, this time the reason seems to be a well-planned conspiracy by two brothers (Mathura Mahabhoi and Dilip Mahabhoi) and Sarua sarpanch Ranjeeta Mahabhoi (who is daughter of one of the conspirators).

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
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Wait for Khurda-Bolangir railway project gets longer

Khurda: Delay in land acquisition and environmental clearances have come in the way of early completion of much awaited Khurda-Bolangir railway project.The State government has failed to complete the land acquisition process for the project as most of the land patches come under private or forest land category. Out of 298 km Khurda-Bolangir railway project, […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Elephants give harrowing time to locals in Odisha

Cuttack/Bolangir/Khurda: Locals in several places of Odisha continue to grapple with stray elephants, which are increasingly intruding into human settlements in search of food. Today, a tusker strayed into Angarapada village in Khurda and reportedly attacked a villager and critically injured him. The villager has been admitted to the Khurda District Headquarters Hospital following the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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240 grams brown sugar seized in Khurda, two arrested

Bhubaneswar: A day after officials of the Excise department seized brown sugar worth Rs 38 lakh from Chintamaniswar and Haldipadia area in Bhubaneswar, the sleuths today seized 240 grams of the contraband item in Khurda and arrested two suspected peddlers. Reports stated a joint team of the Cuttack Excise Intelligence and Khurda Excise departments conducted […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Pradhan seeks Odisha CM’s intervention in land allocation process of LPG bottling unit

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s intervention to speed up land allocation process for setting up a LPG bottling unit in Khurda. In the letter written to the CM on Friday, Pradhan stated that the Chief Minister should direct the concerned authorities for issuance of necessary permission so that work […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Youth arrested for killing woman, chopping her body

Bhubaneswar: Police on Wednesday arrested a youth for killing a woman and chopping her body into two parts in Chandaka area of Khurda district. According to sources, a woman of Chandaka area went missing on December 13 and after detailed investigation police recovered marriage related documents from her house. On basis of a police complaint […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Following student's death, hundreds leave school alleging HM's negligence in treatment

Banapur: As many as 260 students of Niladriparsad Ashram School under Banpur block in Khurda district have left the school alleging the headmaster of neglecting treatment of a Class VIII student who died on December 2. According to sources, parents of the 260 inmates took away their wards alleging that the ashram school headmaster, Bhabani Shankar […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Stranded Odia youth returns home after Jay Panda’s intervention

Bhubaneswar: An Odia youth of Khurda district who was stranded in Abu Dhabi united with his family following intervention of former Kendrapra MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda. The youth, Santosh Kumar Swain, a native of Kalanga Paikasahi under Bolagada police limits today met Panda and thanked him for his assistance. As per reports, Swain had gone […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Boatmen stage protest demanding revoking of ban on passenger ferry

Chilika: Boatmen in villages and around Chilika lake today staged a protest demanding revoking of the restrictions imposed on ferrying of passengers in the lake by Khurda district administration and Chilika Development Authority following a boat tragedy in July. The agitators comprising boat owners of Balugaon, Mathapur, Badakula and Samantrapur staged a demonstration before the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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3 arrested in Khurda for possessing brown sugar

Khurda: The Khurda district excise officials today arrested three persons on charges of possessing brown sugar and seized 125 grams of the contraband item worth Rs 12.50 lakh from them. Following joint raids by the Khurda district excise officials and a flying squad from Cuttack at Baseli Sahi, Matha Sahi and Hada Chhak of Khurda, […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Cattle-laden truck seized; 50 cows dead, 50 more rescued

Cuttack/Khurda: Fifty cows were found dead and 50 others were rescued from a truck by police near Batamangala over bridge in Khurda town on Thursday night. As per reports, the cattle with legs tied and stashed inside the vehicle were being illegally transported. The truck bore a registration number of Bhubaneswar RTO, reports said. The […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Recruitment fraud: Odisha man dupes lakhs from aspirants

Bhubaneswar/Jatni: More than 30 persons have allegedly been defrauded of lakhs of rupees on false promises of jobs. A case has been registered at the Jatni police station and investigation is on, said police officials today. As per complaints, Jayakrushna Barik of Siko village under Jankia police limits in Khurda district duped youths and collected […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Bombs hurled at vehicle of MP Prashanta Nanda’s son

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants allegedly hurled bombs at the vehicle of MP Prashanta Nanda’s son Rishab Nanda Monday night. However, no injuries or casualty were reported after the bombing. As per sources, the incident occurred while he was on his way to Bhubaneswar along with his driver and personal assistant after attending a programme in Anantapalli […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Police-public clash over youth’s unnatural death

Khurda: Death of a youth in Bajapur of Khurda led to violent clash between the locals and police today. According to sources, body of a local youth was found hanging in Bajapur following which the family members of the deceased reportedly asked the police to lodge a complaint of murder at the local police station. […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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