Tag: Khurda

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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