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Odisha: Duplicate Zarda Manufacturing Unit, Godown Busted in Khurda; 2 Detained

Khurda: In a major crackdown, teams from the STF and Begunia police busted a duplicate zarda (tobacco) manufacturing unit following a joint raid carried out at Beguniapada village in Khurda district on Saturday. One person has been detained for questioning. Sources said huge quantities of tobacco worth lakhs of rupees and other manufacturing articles, labels […]

COVID-19
11 Cops Test Positive For COVID-19 In Khurda District

Bhubaneswar: As many as 11 police personnel of various police stations and outposts in Banpur and Balugaon areas in Khurda district have tested positive for COVID-19. As per Khurda Collector, the frontline warriors of different police stations and outposts have contracted Coronavirus in their line of duty. Khurda SP, Ajay Pratap Swain informed that earlier […]

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14-Day COVID-19 Lockdown Begins In 4 Odisha Districts, Things You Should Know

Bhubaneswar: A thick blanket of security cover is in place for the 14-day lockdown which began in four Odisha districts- Ganjam, Cuttack, Khurda (including Bhubaneswar), Jajpur and entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation area on Saturday. Odisha government has imposed the lockdown as part of its strategy to break the chain of COVID-19 in the four districts […]

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No Weekend Lockdown In 4 Districts Of Odisha During 14-Day Lockdown

Bhubaneswar:  In view of increasing cases of Corona infection in Odisha, the state government will re-enforce 14-day complete lockdown in 4-high caseload districts—Cuttack, Khurda, Jajpur and Ganjam, and entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation area from tonight. However, there will be no weekend shutdown in the specified districts during this 2-week long lockdown. Odisha Chief Secretary Asit […]

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Odisha: Six Arrested In Khurda Bar Staffer Murder Case

Khurda: The district police on Thursday arrested 6 accused linked to the brutal murder of Amiya Barik, a bar employee in the town, and seized a BMW car and weapons used in the alleged crime. Khurda SP Ajay Pratap Swain informed that police successfully nabbed the accused who fled after committing the murder of the […]

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COVID19: Ganjam District Administration Seals Border With Khurda, Nayagarh

Bhubaneswar: With the relentless surge in cases of Covid-19, the Ganjam district on Wednesday sealed the border of the district adjoining Khurda and Nayagarh to limit the movement of people to and from the region. Taking to Twitter, Ganjam district authorities informed that no person will be allowed to go to Bhubaneswar as the border […]

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Indian Railways To Provide Covid-19 Care Centres At 2 Odisha Stations

Bhubaneswar: In order to augment capacities for isolation of both suspect and confirmed COVID-19 cases amid the steep rise of SARS-nCoV infection, the Indian Railways is all set to provide healthcare facilities of COVID Care Centres in special train coaches. Under the initiative, the Railways has announced to provide Covid care at two stations. As […]

COVID-19 Spreads To 3 More Odisha Districts
COVID-19 Spreads To 3 More Odisha Districts, Tally Rises To 122

Bhubaneswar: The novel-Coronavirus has now spread its tentacles to three more districts of Odisha making it a total of 14 districts of the State which have recorded one or more COVID-19 cases. As per the data shared by Health and Family Welfare department, the three new cases have been detected today belong to Jharsuguda, Keonjhar […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: ECoR deploys drones to keep vigil of assets, infrastructure
COVID-19 Lockdown: ECoR deploys drones to keep vigil of assets, infrastructure

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has deployed drones to keep a vigil and ensure the security of its assets, infrastructure and vital installations during the nationwide lockdown which is in force to contain the spread of COVID-19. During the lockdown, assets like coaches and PRS counters are out of sight as they are not […]

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Odisha Should Be Cautious Amid Rise In Tablighi Jamaat Contacts: DMET

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government intensified its measures to identify and trace persons from different parts of the State who attended the Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in Delhi. As the number of persons, who attended the Jamaat is constantly rising in the country, Director of Medical Education and Training, Odisha (DMET) Dr C B K Mohanty on […]

Irregularities in building Swachh-Bharat toilets
Khurda's Open Defecation Free Mission Hits Roadblock

Khurda: Allegations of large scale irregularities in building toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) have come to the fore from several areas of Khurda district raising doubts on the Centre & State government’s target to make Odisha open defecation free (ODF) state in the near future. Most surprisingly, such allegations have come to limelight from […]

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Inordinate Delay In Jatni Flyover Construction Irks Residents

Khurda: The inordinate delay in the execution of a flyover at Sitaram Chhak in Jatni of Khurda district has irked the residents here. Though the project was supposed to be commissioned by 2017, half of the construction works have not been completed so far, severely affecting the traffic in the town. Residents alleged that if […]

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Khurda-Bolangir Railway Project Hangs In Balance

Bolangir: The much awaited Khurda-Bolangir railway project is yet to see light of the day due to the ‘inordinate delay’ in the land acquisition process by the Odisha government. As part of the Khurda-Bolangir railway project, so far, rail line has been set up for only 19 km – from Bolangir to Bichhupali. As per […]

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Substandard Road Work Fumes Khurda Locals

Khurda: Residents of Damiabarbara village under Banapur block in Khurda district have expressed their resentment over the alleged irregularities in construction of a road in the area. A six-kilometre road between Bhatapada and Damiabarbara is being constructed by a private firm under the Pradhan Mantri Gram SadakYojana with an estimated cost of Rs 3.3 Crore. […]

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Two Killed, One Injured In Elephant Attack In Odisha

Khurda/Angul: At least two persons were killed while another sustained critical injuries in an elephant attack in Haja panchayat of Khurda district late last night. The deceased have been identified as Bansidhar Chhualsingh of Haja village and Sanatan Pradhan of Kalarajhara village in the district. Injured, Brajakishore Sahoo is currently undergoing treatment at AIIMS Bhubaneswar […]

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Vain Train? Train In Odisha Gets Only Two Passengers A Day

Bolangir: It is probably the rarest of the rare cases in the history of Indian Railways where only two passengers board a train every day and a meagre amount of Rs 20 is collected as ticket fare on a daily basis. In an exclusive report, OTV found out that only two passengers travel in the […]

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Lady Cop In Odisha Suspended For Demanding Bribe

Khurda: A Lady Sub-Inspector (SI) of Begunia Police Station in Khurda, Sujata Palei was suspended today on charges of demanding bribe from the mother of an accused. As per reports, there was a complaint two days back that some people tied two youths to a pole and thrashed them for allegedly passing lewd comments to […]

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Illegal Sandstone Mining Racket On Lord Jagannath Land Busted In Khurda

Khurda: Police and Khurda district administration today raided illegal sandstone (Baulamala Stone) quarries at Hadapada in the district following a tip off about theft of precious sandstones from the area by stone mining mafia. As per reports, the sandstone reserve in the hillocks of Hadapada which belongs to the Lord Jagannath was allegedly being mined […]

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Firing On Doctor: Khurda Police Releases Photo Of Suspect, Announces Reward For Info

Khurda: The district police today released a photo of the suspect involved in the firing on two persons including a paediatrician, Manas Das at Badashakha market in Khurda Town on December 15. Addressing a presser, Khurda SP Ajay Pratap Swain also announced provision of cash reward for those who can give information on the killer. […]

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Doctor Shot At By Miscreant In Odisha, Motive Remains Unknown

Khurda: A paediatrician was shot at by a miscreant at his clinic today evening in Khurda district. The doctor Manas Das and a medicine shop employee who received critical injuries during the firing incident, have been shifted to a hospital in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the miscreant fired three rounds of bullet after entering the […]

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Five Children From Bihar Engaged In Selling 'Pani Puri' In Odisha Rescued

Bhubaneswar: As many as five children working as labourers were rescued by the officials of Bhubaneswar Childline from Balipatana area of Khurda district on Saturday. Sources said all the children hail from Samastipur district of Bihar and were engaged as labourers to sell ‘Pani Puri’ in different places in Balipatana area. Acting on a tip-off, […]

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Two Held For Hunting Migratory Birds In Chilika, 57 Bird Carcasses Seized

Khurda: The Forest officials on Saturday arrested two poachers from Chilka Lake area and recovered carcasses of 57 migratory birds from their possession. However, five others managed to escape during the raid by forest department officials. As per reports, the forest officials also rescued three live birds from the two poachers. Based on allegations of […]

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Elaborate Security In Place For President Kovind's Odisha Visit Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Extensive security arrangements have been made in Bhubaneswar and Khurda in view of President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Odisha tomorrow. Reviewing the security measures, interim Director General of Police Satyajit Mohanty on Thursday said, “As many as 30 platoons of police force have been deployed for the President’s visit. During the event, focus […]

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Migratory Birds Flock To Chilika As Winter Sets In

Khurda: “Raha raha khyane baspiya shakata dekhibi Chilika charu chitra pata,” these lines by Utkalmani Gopabandhu Das were inspired by the serene beauty of Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon which amplifies many folds by the foreign migratory birds every winter. And with the onset of wintry weather in this part of the country, exotic winged […]

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ECoR Announces Special Train For Kartik Purnima, Know Details

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway has announced to run special trains on 12/11/2019 (Tuesday) for ensuring easy conveyance and clearing extra rush of passengers on Kartik Purnima in Puri. Train no- 06843, a special passenger train will run from Puri to Palasa on the occasion. The train will leave Puri at 2 PM. Similarly, the […]