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Tag: Khurda

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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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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 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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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), […]

  • Wednesday, 28 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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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. […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 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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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 […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
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Khurda to have model police station soon

Bhubaneswar/ Khurda: In an attempt to make proper use of latest technology and infrastructure, Town Police Station in Khurda has been chosen to be developed into a Model Police Station, revealed IG (Law and Order) Amitabh Thakur today following instructions from DGP Rajendra Prasad Sharma. Sources said, in order to add new technological and infrastructural […]

  • Wednesday, 28 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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Brown sugar worth Rs 24 lakh seized in Khurda; 1 arrested

Khurda: The Excise department officials today arrested a person from Khurda after seizing 120 grams brown sugar and cash worth Rs 48,000 from his possession. While the value of the contraband is estimated to be Rs 24 lakh, the arrested has been identified as Dhaneswar Pradhan, police sources said. This apart, the officials also seized […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Woman dies under mysterious circumstances; family alleges murder over dowry

Khurda: Tension prevailed at Thanapalli village under Bolgarh police limits after a woman died under mysterious circumstances Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Binati Behera. According to reports, Binati was rushed to the hospital by her husband Kalia after she fell sick yesterday. However, the doctors there declared her brought dead. “We were […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Dowry death in Khurda: 1 accused arrested

Khurda: A day after a woman from Khurda district succumbed to burn injuries, police today arrested her husband, who along with his parents had allegedly set her on fire for dowry. Debasish, the husband of deceased Chandrakanti had been on the run along with his parents since the matter came to fore, said sources. However, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Mother of two set on fire for dowry in Odisha, dies

Khurda: The idea of a progressive society is still farfetched till incidents like this drag us back with their regressive fangs. Not very far from one of the smartest cities of the world Bhubaneswar, a woman was burnt alive on Tuesday by her in-laws at Dingara village in Khurda district of Odisha over dowry. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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4 miscreants held while planning robbery

Khurda: The Khurda district police today nabbed four robbers from a house in Khurda Housing Board Colony while they were allegedly hatching a plot to execute a robbery. Acting on a tip-off, the cops arrested Pintu Majhi, Biswaranjan Samantsinghar, Anil Martha and Jaminikanta Sunderray. Besides a gun, two rounds of bullets, three motorcycles and mobile […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Couple found hanging inside rented house in Khurda

Khurda: A couple was found hanging inside a rented house at Samantarapur near Thengahat Chhak under Khurda Town police limits yesterday night. The deceased couple has been identified as Soumyakant and Suchismita Patnaik of Pathuripada in Banki area of Cuttack district. According to sources, Soumyakant was working in Thiruvalla Petrochemicals Company in Khurda and was […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Substandard road work in Khurda sparks resentment

Khurda: Poor quality of road work in Deuli area under Bolgarh block of the district has led to public discontent. The 4 km-long road between Deuli and Pichukuli with a cost of around Rs 1.80 crore was slated for completion in 2017 but the  project has not only been delayed but its substandard work has […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Strike demanding sub-division status for Banpur disrupts normal life

  Khurda: Normal life remained affected in Balugaon and Banpur blocks in the district today due to a six-hour bandh called by the Balugaon-Banpur-Chilika action committee demanding sub-division status for Banpur. As part of the strike, protesters were seen picketing at multiple locations even as government offices, private establishments and shops remained closed. However, vehicular […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Fed up with eve teasing, girl ends life in Khurda

Khurda: Fed up of facing repeated harassment and eve-teasing by a ‘stalker’, a college girl allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison under Balugaon police limits area in Khurda. Though the victim, a +3 student, was rushed to Balugaon and later shifted to Berhampur hospital in critical condition, she succumbed while undergoing treatment. According to sources, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Railway police busts mobile phone thieves’ gang; 2 women among 3 arrested

Khurda: The Railway Police Sunday busted a gang of inter-state mobile phone thieves and arrested three persons including two women at Khurda Road railway station. One of the arrested has been identified as Debraj Singh while the identity of the other two is yet to be revealed. All the three are residents of Purulia in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Miscreants target three ATMs in Odisha, cash over Rs 10 lakh stolen

Bhubaneswar: Three automatic teller machines (ATM) of banks were targetted by unidentified burglars at different parts of Odisha including one at Jankia, college chhak under Nirakarpur police limits in Khurda and near Kanasa in Puri district early on Sunday. Cash over Rs 10 lakh is suspected to have been stolen from AXIS bank ATM at […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Two skill development centres to come up in Khurda: Union Minister

Khurda: The Union Government has planned to establish two skill development centres in Khurda district at the cost of Rs 1,000 crore, informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. While one skill development institute will be set up near the foothills of Barunei at the cost of Rs 500 crore, a branch of the Indian Institute of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Woman killed, 7 hurt in twin road mishaps

Khurda: One person was killed while seven others were injured in two separate road mishaps, on NH 57 near Pichukuli in Bolagarh of Khurda district this morning. In the first incident, four people were injured after a truck rammed into a roadside shop at Pichukuli bazaar. The injured were immediately rushed to a hospital. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Dreaded criminal injured in police encounter in Khurda

Jankia: Notorious criminal Silu Chhotray was injured in a police encounter at Chhanagiri under Jankia police limits of Khurda district, police sources informed today. Acting on a tip off, Jankia police had conducted a raid on the hideout of Chhotray in Chhanagiri forest. During the encounter Chhotray sustained bullet injuries on his right leg. Meanwhile, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Vizag traders attacked near Khurda

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed near Godiapali Chhak in Khurda on Saturday after two bike-borne miscreants hurled bombs at a pickup van in which four traders from Vishakhapatnam were travelling . One trader has sustained critical injuries and shifted to the nearest hospital. It is suspected that the traders, who were on their way to Khurda to […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Newly married couple found dead in Khurda

Khurda: A newly-wed couple was found hanging at Khasamal vilage near Jatani in the district on Tuesday evening. The deceased have been identified as Asish Kumar Swain and his wife Mita Barik. Police have recovered a hand written note, suspected to be suicide note from the house where both Asish and his wife allegedly committed […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
4 held in Khurda murder case

Khurda: A day after a youth was brutally murdered in Khajuripada village of Khurda district during Holi celebrations, police arrested four persons including the prime accused on Saturday. According to reports, one Santosh Patra of Khajuriapada village was attacked and beaten to death by a group of youths soon after they entered into a verbal […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Women ransack liquor shop in Jatni

Jatni: A group of women on Friday ransacked a liquor shop at Jatni fish market in Khurda district. They reportedly broke open the door of the liquor shop and damaged the liquor bottles. As per reports, the locals have been protesting against the establishment of a country liquor shop in the market. Today, women anti-liquor […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Bhajan Maestro Arabinda Muduli passes away

Bhubaneswar: Bhajan Maestro Arabinda Muduli who captivated lakhs of people with his splendid bhajans passed away aged 56 in the wee hours today. He died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital here. Muduli was transferred to hospital after he complained of chest pain at around 2 am but he succumbed on the stretcher while […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Man kills wife over family quarrel

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly murdered by her husband following an argument over some petty issues at Kakarudrapur village under Balianta police limits of Khurda district today. Family members said the couple had a quarrel over some petty issues late last night. Later the woman was allegedly attacked by her husband […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Op-Ed: Question Paper Leaks Through The Ages

It was my first ‘scoop’ as a journalist. Sometime in the summer of 1988, an acquaintance who was then a student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), desperately sought me out. What he told me was startling. Question papers of the Plus Two examination, he claimed, were being sold openly in Khurda town. I asked […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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Dacoity gang busted in Khurda, 6 held

Khurda: Cracking whip against anti-social elements, police today arrested six notorious dacoits from various places in Jatani area of Khurda district. Cops also seized huge quantity of gold & silver jewelleries  and cash from their possession. As per sources, police seized Rs 25,000 cash, 140 gram gold, 2.5kg silver, a motorcycle, TV and mobile phone […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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8 held on charges of attempting to kill Tehsildar, Addl Tehsildar

Khurda: Police today arrested eight persons in connection with the attack on two Tehsildars and one Additional Tehsildar allegedly after the trio conducted raids on seven illegal stone quarries near Patrapada area under Tangi block of Khurda district. Acting on a tip-off, eight platoon forces led by SP raided Badapokharia village and nabbed the eight […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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One-sided love affair: Youth held for killing minor girl

Khurda: A youth was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stabbing to death a minor girl over unrequited love at Annapurnanagar under Balugaon police limits in Khurda district on Saturday. The accused R. Gopi reportedly attacked the girl when she was returning home after completing her work at a tailoring shop in the village yesterday. It […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Banapur rape victim's suicide: Main accused held

Khurda: The  main accused in connection with the rape and suicide of a minor girl at Suanpadia in Banapur of Khurda district was arrested along with his brother today. The duo has been identified as Nimai Palei and Kedar Palei. The move comes after some locals blocked the Banapur main road yesterday alleging police inaction […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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After Kunduli, one more minor girl commits suicide after rape

Khurda: At a time when screams from Kunduli are echoing through the state, yet another minor girl allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at Suanpadia near Banpur in Khurda district on Wednesday. As per the family members, the girl was allegedly raped on December 31 last month following which they lodged a complaint with the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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