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Tag: Khurda

Guest to a family of 300
Guest to a family of 300

Bhubaneswar: Still standing tall with a walking stick in one hand and a genuine smile on his face, Antarjyami Pradhan from Angul district is the oldest inmate in a leprosy rehabilitation centre run by Missionaries of Charity sisters at Janla in Khurda district. At even the age of 90, Pradhan remembers the day when he […]

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Bird flu scare again in Khurda’s Keranga

Khurda: Bird flu scare has once again triggered panic in Khurda’s Keranga village with locals spotting several dead crows at many places in the area on Saturday, sources said. As per reports, unusual mortality of crows and some other birds were reported from the village even as the administration had carried out extensive poultry culling […]

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Bangladeshi minor boy alleges harassment at NGO in Khurda

Khurda/Puri: A Bangladeshi minor has brought harassment allegations against authorities of ‘Asha Kiran’, a NGO situated at Jatni in Khurda district. The minor boy gave such a statement, after being rescued in Puri, before the Puri Child Welfare Committee (CWC). However, authorities of ‘Asha Kiran’ have denied the allegation. The minor boy, a resident of […]

Khurda Doctor
Khurda: Doctor abducted over infant’s death returns

Khurda: A doctor of Khurda district headquarters hospital who was allegedly abducted by the relatives of an infant who died on Thursday, returned safe after his abductors dropped him off at the bypass road near Batamangala Temple. Sources said, the doctor identified as Pradeep Das is a Paediatrician at the hospital. As per allegations, an […]

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Six dead in three separate road accidents in Odisha

Khurda/Sambalpur/Bhadrak: Six persons were killed in at least three separate road accidents at different places in the state on Wednesday. In Khurda, a father-son duo was killed after a bus hit their bike from behind at Siko Bazaar. Aggrieved over the incident, locals staged a protest and later ransacked the Siko police outpost. In a […]

Berhampur Encounter
Notorious criminal injured in encounter

Berhampur: A notorious criminal identified as Jogi Goud was injured in a police encounter at Marda square under Polsara police station in Ganjam district last night. Jogi has sustained bullet injuries on his left leg. He is admitted to the department of Orthopaedic Surgery in MKCG Medical College and Hospital here. A bike, a Mauser […]

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1st phase panchayat polls: No polling in 9 GPs in 8 dists

Bhubaneswar: The first phase panchayat polls which began in Odisha this morning, witnessed poll boycott in nine Gram Panchayats in eight districts. In Khurda district, villagers of Daruthenga panchayat on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar boycotted the elections demanding shifting of the dump yard. The villagers did not turn up for voting at 13 booths in […]

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1 killed, 1 injured in elephant attack

Angul/Tangi: Panic gripped in Satkosia area of Angul and Tangi in Khurda after two persons including a Forest department staff faced elephant fury at two different places of the State this morning. While a resident of Tuluka village in the Satkosia sanctuary was trampled to death by an elephant, an employee of the Forest Department, […]

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7 dacoits detained by locals; handed over to police

Khurda: Locals of Chotipalanga village under Town police station here detained seven dacoits while they were attempting to loot a fish godown late on Thursday night. According to sources, the villagers held the dacoits while they were stealing from a fish godown in the village and locked them inside a room. Later, they informed police […]

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Bird flu: Poultry culling concludes in Kerang

Khurda/Rourkela: The Khurda district administration today completed the culling of poultry in Kerang village and has asked the people not to rear poultry in the next three months as a preventive measure against bird flu. “Culling has been concluded in Kerang village. The officials of my department have gone to the village and told the […]

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Balugaon resident dies in accident in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: A worker hailing from Balugaon of Khurda district died on Saturday after being hit by a truck in front of a concrete mixture company’s office located at Anjanapura in Bengaluru. The deceased, identified as Gangadhara Paikray, was injured critically when the truck knocked down him from behind while walking in front of the company […]

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Central team takes stock of bird flu in Kerang

Khurda: A three-member Central team today visited Kerang village in Khurda district to review the dimension of bird flu. The team, after a meeting with district collector Niranjan Sahu, went to the Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Kerang village and examined its healthcare facilities. The team later directed the Health officials to engage Health Workers […]

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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 […]

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Keranga bird flu: Culling halted after locals resist

Khurdha: Culling of fowls in Keranga village of Khurda district was halted due to stiff resistance by the villagers who are demanding demolition of poultry farm on the outskirts of village and compensation proportional to the cost of each bird culled. “Our village remained a disease-free zone for last 50—60 years. But, the virus came […]

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Culling begins at Keranga after bird flu detection

Khurdha: Culling of fowl began at Keranga village and one km radius area around it in the district in the wake of detection of avian flu. Three days after the Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Department received report from High Security Animal Disease Laboratory in Bhopal confirming the H5N1virus, the district collector had convened a […]

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Bird flu: Culling at Kerang to begin from tomorrow

Khurda: After identification of bird flu spread at Kerang village in Khurda, the district administration will began its culling drive from tomorrow. As many as 10 teams have been constituted by the administration to conduct a survey in the area. According to sources, the administration is keeping a close watch on the flu spread in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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

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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

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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 […]

KHURDA FIRING
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

KHURDA MURDER
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

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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.

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

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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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