Tag: Khurda

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OHRC seeks detailed reports on Chilika boat tragedy

Khurda/Berhampur: Three days after the death of four passengers in a tragic boat mishap in Chilika Lake, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today directed the Commerce and Transport department, Chilika Development Authority (CDA), Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Southern Division, IG, Southern Range and Ganjam Collector to submit a detailed report on the  tragic incident […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Khurda ACF in Vigilance net

Khurda: Vigilance sleuths on Friday conducted simultaneous raids at five places including the houses of Khurda Forest department ACF Sudhanshu Sekhar Sahoo on charges of amassing protesting disproportionate to his know source of income. Divided in different teams, the anti corruption wing of Odisha police raided the ancestral house of Sahoo at Begunia, his in-laws […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Assault on Tehsildar: Complaint filed against BJD MLA

Bhubaneswar: Two days after Begunia BJD MLA Prashant Jagdev courted controversy for allegedly assaulting Bolagarh Tehsildar Niharika Nayak, a complaint was filed against the MLA before the Khurda SP on Wednesday evening. The Tehsildar lodged the complaint in the presence of members of the OAS Officers Association (OASOA). The decision of filing complaint was taken […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Eviction of 500 acre illegal prawn gheries in Khurda begins

Bhubaneswar: In a major crackdown on prawn farming mafias, the process to evict illegal prawn gheries spanning across 500 acres began on Tuesday at the Sorana area in Chilika of Khurda district. The 5-day eviction drive is being jointly conducted by Chilika Development Authority (CDA) and the Khurda district administration. According to sources, all the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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1 killed in accident in Khurda; locals stage road blockade

Khurda: Vehicular movement on Khurda-Banki road disrupted as locals staged a road blocked after a person was killed in an accident near Guonpur area under Begunia police station on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Pruna Chandra Sahoo. According to eyewitnesses, the incident took place while Sahoo was crossing the road. An unknown […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Man held for firing at father-in-law

Panic gripped Khurda town this afternoon after a man fired at his father-in-law inside the chamber of an advocate critically injuring him in the process

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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30 killed, 36 injured in lightning in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 30 people died and 36 more seriously injured in lightning in several places across Odisha today. Of the 30 killed, eight are from Bhadrak, seven from Balasore district, six from Khurda district, three from Jajpur, two from Nayagarh and one each from Kendrapara, Sambalpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts. Reports from Balasore district […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Chit fund scam: CBI raids 7 Microfinance offices in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The CBI today conducted simultaneous raids on the offices of Microfinance Ltd, a chit fund company, at seven places in Odisha. Sources in the CBI said the raid was conducted on Microfinance offices at two places in Bhubaneswar, three places in Jaleswar and one each in Khurda and Balasore. Officials of the central investigating […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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3 investment projects get Single Window clearance

Bhubaneswar: State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) today accorded in-principle approval to three investment projects worth Rs 874 crore. Approving the projects at the SLSWCA meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi directed the concerned departments to facilitate early take-off of these projects by expediting the process for various compliances. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Khurda

After a lull of a few weeks, the spectre of farmer suicide has returned to haunt Odish again. A farmer in Paika Tigiria village near here allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his house today due to his failure to repay agricultural loans

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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CWC asks for report from producer of "Budhia Singh: Born to Run"

Intensifying its search for missing boy wonder Budhia Singh, the Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Khurda district today served a notice to movie producer Subhamitra Sen regarding the matter and asked him to reply within three days

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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3 killed, 5 injured in accident near Khurda

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic accident, three persons were killed and five others sustained critical injuries when a Scorpio in which they were travelling in lost control and hit a truck from behind on National Highway No 16 near Badapokharia area here on Sunday morning. According to sources, the incident took place while the ill-fated Scorpio […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Man shot at in Khurda; critical

Panic gripped Khurda town after a man was shot at by unidentified miscreants near the Industrial Estate Outpost this morning

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Stone mafia hacks two brothers to death

Tension ran high at Kaipadar village under Khurda Sadar Police limits following the brutal murder of two brothers of the village by a group of stone mafia last night

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Priest stoned to death in Khurda

Khurda: In a gruesome act, a temple priest of Gediaoalli village under Begunia police limits was allegedly stoned to death by some unknown miscreants on Tuesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Debraj Mohapatra. It is suspected that the assailants killed Mohaptra while he going to the temple for puja in the morning today. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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