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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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Irate locals vandalise Begunia Police Station demanding BJD MLA's arrest

Khurda: Demanding arrest of local BJD MLA Prasant Jagdev for allegedly threatening a former sarpanch, some enraged locals today ransacked the Begunia Police Station in Khurda after barging into the premises forcibly. As per allegations, the BJD MLA had threatened former sarpanch Nanda Kishore Swain. Jagdev had threatened to physically assault Swain following which the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Women lock up cops inside panchayat office campus in Khurda

Khurda: Hundreds of women residents of Gobindpur panchayat today locked up some policemen including inspector-in-charge of Begunia police station inside the premises of panchayat office in Khurda for stopping them on their way to meet Superintendent of Police (SP). “We were travelling in a bus to meet the SP at the Collectorate but some cops […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 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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Cash, jewellery worth lakhs of rupees looted from temple in Khurda

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants looted ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from  Madanamohana temple in Patrapada area under Jatni police limits of Khurda district late on Saturday night. According to reports , some miscreants allegedly looted cash, gold and silver jewellery worth lakhs of rupees after breaking open the lock of the temple late last night. The […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Youth's body recovered from pond in Khurda; murder suspected

Khurda: Tension prevailed in Khurda after body of a youth was found floating in a pond at Jamala village under Bolagarh police limits today. The deceased, identified as Uttam Sahu, hails from Japur district and was working as a mechanic in a garage at Rajsunakhala in Khurda. According to reports, locals spotted the mutilated body […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Jatni Municipality executive officer arrested by Vigilance

Khurda: Vigilance sleuths today arrested the executive officer of Jatni Municipality in Khurda district while she was accepting Rs 5000 bribe. As per the allegations, the accused identified as Lalita Kapoor had demanded a bribe amount of Rs 10,000 from one Bhikhyakari Sahu for sanctioning the latter’s pending gratuity amount. Reportedly, Sahu retired three years […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Burglars loot ornaments & valuables from temple in Khurda

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants looted gold ornaments from a Kali temple in Gurujang area of the town late on Tuesday night. According to reports, some miscreants allegedly looted 200 grams of gold jewellery and utensils worth lakhs of rupees after breaking open the lock of the temple late yesterday night. They also decamped with the temple […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 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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Police station ransacking: 16 persons arrested

Khurda: Police have arrested sixteen persons for allegedly ransacking Begunia Police Station in Khurda on Wednesday. As per reports, three teams of police officials carried out raids in Bolgarh and Begunia area of the district to nab the accused. During the raid, the cops have also seized 12 vehicles. Besides, the police have intensified patrolling […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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