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Miscreants break open ATM, flee with cash

Khurda: After a respite of few days, unidentified miscreants looted cash again from a TATA Indicash Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at Bajpur under Sadar police limits in the district late last night. As per reports, the miscreants broke open the ATM and allegedly looted cash from the machine. Besides, CCTV cameras installed inside the ATM […]

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Police detain 3 persons in connection with Rs 60 lakh loot in Khurda

Khurda: A joint team of Begunia police and a special squad today detained three persons involved in the loot of Rs 60 lakh from the officials of a private finance company on November 8 in Khurda. According to sources, a cash bag containing Rs 27 lakh was recovered from the backyard of a house owned […]

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Two killed, several injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Khurda: Two persons were killed and at least 27 others were injured in separate road mishaps across the state today. In the first instance, two people were killed and two others were critically injured after a mini truck rammed into another stationary truck near Tangi-Chandpur on National Highway 16 in Khurda district in the wee […]

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Miscreants uproot ATM, decamp with cash in Khurda

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants uprooted a TATA Indicash Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and decamped with cash in Tulasipur under town police limits in the district late night on Sunday. According to sources, a few locals this morning spotted the machine has been uprooted. “I heard some noise late night yesterday. It is suspected that a group […]

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Bike-borne miscreant loots Rs 5.15 lakh from businessman in Cuttack

Cuttack: An unidentified bike-borne miscreant allegedly looted Rs 5.15 lakh from a businessman in Malgodown area of the town late night on Thursday. According to sources, Ajit Panigrahy who owns a business in Malgodown area was returning to his house late yesterday night when suddenly a bike-borne person way laid him and snatched a cash […]

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BJD MP Soumya Patnaik says Chief Secretary unaware of govt schemes, later clarifies

Khurda: BJD Rajya Sabha member Soumya Ranjan Patnaik today courted a controversy by saying that Odisha Chief Secretary is unaware of many schemes of the State government. His comments came while addressing a meeting during Abani Baral’s statue uneveiling ceremony in Khurda. “Nobody would be able to tell how many types of schemes are there […]

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ATM vandalised in Khurda, no confirmation of robbery

Khurda: A State Bank of India (SBI) ATM was vandalised by some unidentified miscreants at Baghamari bazaar chhak in Khurda district on Tuesday late night. According to reports, locals passing by the ATM spotted the broken kiosk cabin and damaged machine. Subsequently, they informed the police. Later, officials of Town Police station rushed to the […]

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Body of woman with throat slit found near Khurda

Khurda: Body of a woman with her throat slit was found near Tikatala on Khurda-Bolangir Road of national highway-57 under Begunia police limits of Khurda district today. On being informed senior police officials reached the spot and have started an investigation. As per reports, the deceased has been identified as Diptimayee Sethi of Bhoisahi in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dacoity bid foiled in Khurda; 7 miscreants arrested

Khurda: Khurda police today nabbed seven miscreants from OCC square on NH 16 while they were allegedly hatching a plot to rob a jewellery shop in the town. Acting on a tip-off, the cops arrested Sujit Behera, Suresh Sahu, Dibyankara Gajendra, Nihar Ranjan Samantray, Saroj Kahalsingh, Tapas Mangaraz and Altabh Hussain. Besides, two mousers, ten […]

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Slow pace of farmers' registration for Kharif crop raises concerns

Bhubaneswar: With only a week left for the online registration of farmers for Kharif crops for the ensuing KMS 2018-19, the Co-operation department has raised concerns over the slow pace of registration process as only 65 per cent farmers in Odisha have registered so far. The Registrar of Cooperative Societies has reportedly shot a letter […]

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Potholes on NH 16 & 57 give tough time to commuters in Khurda

Khurda: Due to big potholes and rough patches, the National Highway – 16 and 57 in Khurda district have turned into a death trap for commuters passing through the stretch. According to reports, the Khurda-Berhampur NH-16 near Kuradhamala is filled with large potholes giving a tough time to drivers. Even someone finds it difficult to […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Dowry harassment case lodged against former Khurda MLA

Khurda: A dowry harassment case has been lodged against former Khurda MLA Jitu Mitra at the Town police station. Mitra’s daughter-in-law has reportedly lodged the complaint alleging that she was harassed for dowry. Names of Mitra’s wife, daughter and younger son are also mentioned in the complaint. Mitra’s eldest son, who had married the girl […]

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ATM loot bid foiled in Khurda

Khurda: Miscreants made an unsuccessful attempt to loot an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) of UCO bank at Jatni in Khurda late last night. Though the miscreants managed to break the ATM cabin and some parts of the machine, they failed to lay hands on the money stored in the ATM. On being informed, police reached […]

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Four die in separate road mishaps across Odisha

Khurda/Dharmagarh: As many as four persons died in separate road mishaps across the State late last night. Two people were killed in a gruesome accident when a car they were travelling in fell off a bridge near Talakheta in Jatani. According to reports, the mishap occurred when three persons including the driver were returning in […]

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Two more children meet watery grave in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In yet another incident of death due to drowning, two minor girls were killed while bathing in a pond at Atri village near Baghamari of Khurda district today. Both the deceased, who were cousins in relation to each other, have been identified as Alisha Behera (5) daughter of Ramesh Behera, and Shrabani Behera (4), […]

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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 […]

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Girl student commits suicide after being forced to pursue Science

Khurda: A Plus-II student of Prananath Autonomous College allegedly committed suicide in Khurda after being forced to pursue Science course by her family members. The deceased has been identified as Swapnapriya Baliarsingh, a resident of Jankia Gadasahi village under Kanas Police limits of Khurda district. Her body was found hanging inside a private hostel yesterday. […]

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Nari Shakti Sangathan intensifies anti-liquor protests in Khurda

Khurda: Hundreds of women under the aegis of Nari Shakti Sangathan today launched demonstration demanding immediate relocation of a liquor shop at Kaduari Chhak near Jatni. The members of the outfit launched an indefinite agitation in front of Khurda Collectorate alleging that the liquor shop is triggering law and order situation in the area. “We […]

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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, […]

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Security beefed up at Khurda court amid lawyers' protest

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at Khurda Civil and Criminal Court today after members of the district bar association locked up main gate of the campus protesting non-fulfilment of their demands. The lawyers have been staging protest near the court since last four days demanding fulfilment of their five- point charter of demands. Infuriated over indifference to […]

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Car carrying ganja worth Rs 8 lakh overturns, seized

Khurda: A car carrying huge haul of ganja overturned while trying to evade a police checking near Tapang Chhak on NH-16 under Sadar police limits in Khurda district today. According to reports, the Indigo car was en route to Bhubaneswar from Berhampur, when driver of the vehicle sensed about the police checking going on a […]