Tag: Khurda

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ATM vandalised in Khurda, no confirmation of robbery

Khurda: A State Bank of India (SBI) ATM was vandalised by some unidentified miscreants at Baghamari bazaar chhak in Khurda district on Tuesday late night. According to reports, locals passing by the ATM spotted the broken kiosk cabin and damaged machine. Subsequently, they informed the police. Later, officials of Town Police station rushed to the […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
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Potholes on NH 16 & 57 give tough time to commuters in Khurda

Khurda: Due to big potholes and rough patches, the National Highway – 16 and 57 in Khurda district have turned into a death trap for commuters passing through the stretch. According to reports, the Khurda-Berhampur NH-16 near Kuradhamala is filled with large potholes giving a tough time to drivers. Even someone finds it difficult to […]

  • Wednesday, 23 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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Body of woman with throat slit found near Khurda

Khurda: Body of a woman with her throat slit was found near Tikatala on Khurda-Bolangir Road of national highway-57 under Begunia police limits of Khurda district today. On being informed senior police officials reached the spot and have started an investigation. As per reports, the deceased has been identified as Diptimayee Sethi of Bhoisahi in […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 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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Arrest warrant against 42 officers for not joining poll duty

The District Election Officer of Khurda on Saturday issued arrest warrant against 42 senior officers for not attending the training programme for the second phase of polling on April 17

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Allegations of irregularities in Nirman Shramik Yojana surfaces

Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of women from Balugaon and Banpur areas in Khurda district, who had registered themselves as building and other construction workers, levelled allegations of corruption in the Nirman Shramik Yojana of the State government. As per sources, the women met Khurda Collector on Tuesday and apprised their concerns alleging irregularities in the scheme by […]

  • Friday, 18 June 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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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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Slow pace of farmers' registration for Kharif crop raises concerns

Bhubaneswar: With only a week left for the online registration of farmers for Kharif crops for the ensuing KMS 2018-19, the Co-operation department has raised concerns over the slow pace of registration process as only 65 per cent farmers in Odisha have registered so far. The Registrar of Cooperative Societies has reportedly shot a letter […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Brown sugar worth Rs 13 lakh seized in Khurda, 1 arrested

Khurda: The flying squad of Excise Department today busted a brown sugar racket by arresting a drug peddler from Samantarapur area in Khurda district today. The accused, identified as Sunil Dalai, used to smuggle brown sugar from Balasore and used to sell in different parts of the district. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Women gherao Khurda Municipality over PMAY lapses

Khurda: While the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) promises ‘pucca’ houses to the urban poor, irregularities under the scheme has left the targeted beneficiaries in deep distress. Alleging delay in allotment of houses over 100 women gheraoed the Khurda Municipality office today. According to sources, 490 persons from 22 wards were identified as beneficiaries in […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Khurda businessman arrested for Rs 1.5 crore-loan fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch has arrested a businessman from Khurda for allegedly submitting fake mortgage documents and subsequently misappropriating a loan from Allahabad Bank in Bhubaneswar. The arrested businessman has been identified as Devraj Subudhi of Khurda. As per reports, the accused Devraj Subudhi along with Narayan Senapati, […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Anganwadi helper's minor daughter 'raped, hanged' in Odisha

Khurda: An anganwadi helper’s minor daughter was allegedly raped, murdered and hanged by a youth inside her house under Jatani Police limits of Khurda district on Monday. The anganwadi helper alleged that her daughter, a Class IX student was first raped and then murdered by one Gajananda Behera of Sardhapur village of the district. Behera […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Police SI caught by Vigilance while taking bribe

Bhubaneswar: Officials of the Vigilance Department today caught a sub-inspector of Dhauli Police Station in Bhubaneswar, Pradeep Mahala while he was taking bribe from a person in connection with a case. As per reports, Mahala had demanded Rs 30,000 from one Jyoti Ranjan Pani to settle a land-dispute case at the Dhauli Police Station. However, […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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