Tag: Khurda

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One arrested for looting stamp vendor

Khurdha: Hours after three bike borne miscreants looted Rs 6 lakh cash from a stamp vendor of Jatani sub-registrar office, police arrested one of them from Kalinga Nagar area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar and recovered Rs 3.5 lakh of the looted cash from his possession today. The miscreants looted the money from Benudhar Nayak […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Elderly man charred to death inside room

Khurda: In a tragic incident, an elderly man was charred to death inside a room after rescuing her daughter-in-law and grand children from a fire mishap at Narada slum in Balipatna area here on Friday night.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
OSSF takes charge of Asia's largest sal, teak forest

With the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) being relieved of its responsibility of guarding the Barbara forest in Khurda district, one of the largest Sal and Teak forests in Asia, the state Forest department has left no stone unturned to save this unique forest from the timber mafia

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
60 houses set on fire over man’s ‘murder’; 3 cops injured

Bhubaneswar: Unidentified miscreants on Monday afternoon set as many as 60 houses of Adivasi Sahi in Dadhimachhagadia under Khurda Sadar Police limits on fire over the alleged murder of a crusher owner in the area two days back. Sources said tension erupted after one group of the village blamed another for the death of Sujit […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Three killed in road mishap

Khurda: In a tragic road accident, three persons, including a couple were killed when a car in which they were travelling, collided head-on with a speeding truck near Naval Chhak at Balugaon in Khurda the district on Sunday.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Miscreants loot Rs 10.72 lakh from traders

Khurda: In yet another challenge to the police, unidentified miscreants looted Rs 10.72 lakh from a group of businessmen at Begunia Tikatala-Manibandha road under Begunia police limits in the wee hours of Sunday. According to sources, the incident took place at round 5 am today when the group of businessmen was on its way in […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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School students in 6 dists fall ill after taking deworming tablet

Students of different schools in Khurda, Angul, Subarnapur and Cuttack districts of Odisha fell ill after taking deworming tablets on the occasion of National Deworming Day on Wednesday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Woman stoned to death in Khurda

Khurda: A woman was allegedly stoned to death by an unidentified miscreant at Nirakarpur area here. Though the identity of the woman is yet to be ascertained, sources said she was working as a sweeper in the locality. The exact reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained, sources added. Meanwhile, tension erupted in […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Minor girl rape: Angy locals demand security, action against accused

Bhubaneswar: The rape of a nine-year old minor girl at Loko Colony in Jatni of Khurda district late on Wednesday night has sparked off tension in the locality with locals staging a road blockade and gheraoing Jatni police station today demanding opening of a Mahila police station in the area and stringent action against the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Sunstroke death toll mounts to 63 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The sunstroke death toll in Odisha went upto 63 even as monsoon covered the entire state by third week of June. The collectors of different districts have so far confirmed deaths of 63 persons due to sunstroke in recent months, a communication from the special relief commissioner’s (SRC) office said today. “The collectors sent […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Two kids die after falling into well in Khurda

Khurda: In a heart-wrenching incident, two kids died after falling into an open well in Nuapada village under Mallipur panchayat of the district this morning. The deceased were identified as Soumya Ranjan (4), son of Fakir Behera, and Raja (3), son of Jyoti Ranjan Sahu. The kids are suspected to have fallen into the well […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
4-Lane Bypass Linking Cuttack, Khurda Soon

A Grand new road between the capital city and Cuttack for better connectivity will be a reality soon.

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
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Centre confirms of bird flu virus in Odisha village

New Delhi: The central government has informed the Odisha government about confirmation of H5 N1 strain of Avian Influenza virus in village Keranga of the state’s Khordha district, an official statement said on Tuesday. “The samples from the said epicentre were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, which confirmed […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
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Miscreants hurl bombs at lawyer’s house in Khurda

Khurda: The Khurda lawyers’ association on Thursday boycotted court proceedings in the district protesting bombing on the house of a lawyer in Jemadei area under Town police limits here. As per reports, unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at the house of one Satyakam Mahapatra on Wednesday night. Mahapatra and his family members were sleeping when some […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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2 infants found dead, another rescued in critical condition in Odisha

Khurda/Angul: Two infants were found dead while another was rescued in critical condition from two different places in the State on Tuesday. As per reports, Police recovered the bodies of two newborn boys from the backside of a hotel at Pitapalli on NH-16 in Khurda district Tuesday evening. Though the exact reason behind the death […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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