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Tag: Khurda

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Miscreants Loot Cigarette-Laden Truck At Gunpoint In Odisha

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted a cigarette-laden truck at gunpoint near Ugratara chhak under Tangi Police limits in Khurda district late last night. As per reports, the truck was en-route to Kolkata from Hyderabad when a group of armed miscreants waylaid the vehicle and brandished gun at the driver. They later tied the hands and […]

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MP Aparajita Highlights PMAY Irregularities In Khurda, Urges PR Minister For Probe

Bhubaneswar: Highlighting irregularities in allotment of houses of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) houses in Begunia block of Khurda district, BJP Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi has written a letter to Odisha Panchayati Raj Minister, seeking his intervention for impartial investigation into the case. “Eligible applicants (of the area) have been intentionally deleted from the approved […]

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Two Criminals Nabbed In Separate Police Encounters In Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Khurda: Two dreaded criminals were nabbed following separate police encounters in Bhubaneswar and Khurda late last night. The Commissionerate Police arrested notorious criminal Sushant Majhi after an encounter in K7 area at Kalinga Nagar in the capital city. Majhi was wanted in several cases of murder and loot in the State. He was also reportedly […]

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Woman Dies In Snatching Incident In Odisha

Khurda: A woman died after falling off a motorcycle in a snatching incident near Naval Police Outpost area in Balugaon area of Khurda district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Manjulata Mohanty, a resident of Chikili village in Khallikot block of Ganjam district. As per reports, Mohanty was travelling along with her relative […]

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Likely 'Low' in Bay of Bengal will bring widespread rain for Odisha on Aug 22, 23

Bhubaneswar: After a brief dry period for the coming two days, Odisha will be witnessing another spell of heavy rainfall on August 22 and 23, courtesy the likely formation of a low pressure area in the south Bay of Bengal (BoB). A study of the weather models of IMD, Skymet and INCOIS shows development of […]

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Flood Situation Yet To Improve In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even though the Odisha government has claimed that there is no threat of flood in the State after the water level in Mahanadi river and its distributaries receded, many areas in Khurda, Cuttack, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts are still waterlogged. After a sudden increase in the water level of Rajua river yesterday evening, most […]

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14 Trucks Engaged In Illegal Stone Quarrying Seized In Khurda

Khurda: The Sadar Police raided several places in Khurda and seized as many as 14 trucks engaged in illegal quarrying of stone in last two days. According to sources, complaints on illegal mining and transportation of stone minerals from different hills in Tapang, Kaipadar and Dadhimachhagadia areas of the district were reported before the police. […]

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August to bring rains; July holds little hope with only 3 rainy days

Bhubaneswar: With more shine and less rain, the month of July holds little hope of normal rainfall for Odisha. However, weather models predict good rainfall in the State during the first week of August. The numerical model of IMD predicts rainfall in Odisha from July 26 to August 8. IMD predicts 18-35mm/day during the period. […]

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House of notorious brown sugar trader Chhota razed

Khurda: The Khurda district administration today carried out demolishment of the house of mining mafia leader and mastermind of brown sugar trade, Subhranshu Parida alias Chhota. It is alleged that the house was built illegally on government land in Gurujang area. In presence of the District Magistrate and four platoons of police, the administration engaged […]

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Good News for rain parched Odisha: A Monsoon low to form in Bay of Bengal by 17-18 July!

Bhubaneswar: Here is good news for Odisha! When the State’s rainfall deficit has inched up again to 21 per cent as on Sunday from 14 per cent on Wednesday, weather models show brewing up of a Monsoon low along the Odisha coast by around 17-18 July. The models suggest under its influence Odisha will receive […]

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Another stone mining mafia kingpin held in Khurda

Khurda: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch detained a kingpin of stone mining mafia from Bolagarh area late last night. Later, the accused, Nitu Mansingh, was handed over to Khurda police for further investigation. Acting on a tip-off, the STF intercepted a vehicle in Bolagarh area and caught hold of Mansingh against […]

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Woman looted of Rs 1.89 lakh at gun point in Khurda

Khurda: Two unidentified bike-borne miscreants allegedly looted Rs 1.89 lakh from a woman, an employee of a private finance company, at gunpoint near Badasankha under Banpur Police limits in Khurda district on Sunday. According to reports, the two miscreants followed the employee, Babita Patra, while she was returning to Balugaon from Kumaranga village after collecting […]

Crime Branch STF, Mining Mafia exchange fire in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: An exchange of fire between the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch and mining mafia broke out near LIC field in Khurda district on late Saturday night. As per reports, a special team of STF raided the spot after getting information about the presence of a particular group involved in illegal mining and […]

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Bay of Bengal to host 1st Monsoon depression; heavy rainfall in south & south east Odisha from today

Bhubaneswar: After registering a deficient rainfall of around 34 per cent during the month of June, the coming month (July) will be a wet one for Odisha. As per the rainfall data till date with the IMD, the first week of the month of June saw good rainfall. But the 2nd and 3rd week of […]

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Monsoon 'Low' to trigger heavy rainfall in Puri, Khurda, Ganjam & Cuttack dists

Bhubaneswar: With the monsoon current going weak again, the good riddance for the State is within a span of around 10-days, Bay of Bengal (BoB) region around the State will again witness a low pressure area by the weekend. As per the weather models, under its influence, districts like Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Ganjam and Nayagarh are […]

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Mortal Remains of Odia pilgrims killed in Nepal reaches Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Two days post the tragic Nepal bus accident, mortal remains of the two Odia pilgrims who died in the mishap late Monday night, reached Odisha on Thursday. A pall of gloom descended on their villages today where their family members were awaiting their repatriation. The bodies of the two deceased- Charan Biswal (54) and […]

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NDMA team visits Puri to review post-Fani restoration

Puri: A three-member team of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today took stock of the situation in the cyclone Fani-hit areas of Puri district. During the second day of its three-day visit, the team visited Ganganaryanpur and Balabhadrapur villages in the district and enquired about relief and rehabilitation measures. The NDMA team also held […]

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Op-Ed: Modi-Naveen meeting, a significant encounter

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: On his first visit to Delhi after taking up the reins of the state for the fifth time chief minister, Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to meet Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. This is no ordinary meeting. To begin with this will be their first meeting after taking charge of their respective offices […]

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Cyclone Fani victims up in arms over lapses in loss assessment survey

Khurda/Cuttack: Alleging lack of government assistance owing to irregularities, hundreds of cyclone Fani victims staged demonstrations in Khurda and Cuttack districts today. Alleging irregularities during survey of damages in the aftermath of cyclone Fani, residents of Khurda gheraoed the district collector’s office today. The protestors, mostly women, alleged that they are deprived of relief materials […]

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No more taboo, Condoms emerge toast of couples in Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: Once considered taboo in Odia society,  condoms seem to have become the most preferred family planning measure in Odisha. Popping up a pill is no more a trend in Odisha, nor is going under the scalpel (vasectomy/hysterectomy) or insertions like IUCDs. The ‘rubber shields’ sale recorded a strong growth among family planning tools at […]

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One Month After Cyclone Fani, Darkness Still Haunts Victims

Puri/Khurda: Exactly a month back, extremely severe cyclone Fani had ravaged coastal parts of Odisha after making landfall in Puri district. The extent of damage was so vast that the trail of devastation can still be seen in several affected villages where there are no signs of normalcy and people continue to live in darkness […]

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Irate villagers demolish encroachments on crematorium land

Nayagarh: Tension erupted after irate villagers vandalized the illegal boundary walls constructed around the local cremation ground in Ramabali village under Ranpur Police limits of Nayagarh district. The villagers demolished the walls alleging that they were constructed illegally by a builder, who has carved plots out the crematorium land in a bid to sell them […]

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Cyclone Fani victims in Khurda allege govt apathy

Khurda: Cyclone Fani-affected residents in Khurda Municipality areas today gheraoed the office of the local Tehslidar alleging apathy of the district administration in providing post-disaster assistance. As per the allegations, no assistance has been provided to the locals and their requests for the same have fallen on deaf ears. “We have not received any kind […]

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Cyclone Fani aftermath: Many parts of Puri, Khurda still in dark

Puri: Even after 11 days have passed since cyclone Fani made landfall in coastal areas of Odisha, several affected parts of Puri and Khurda districts are yet to receive electricity.  While the state government claimed to have restored about 93 per cent piped water supply in Puri, people are anxiously waiting for the restoration of […]

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Central team visits cyclone Fani affected areas of Odisha  

Bhubaneswar: An 11-member team from the Centre led by Additional Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs, Vivek Bharadwaj today took stock of the situation in the cyclone Fani-affected areas of the State. After meeting the Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi in the morning today, the team members, in two groups, visited different cyclone affected areas. […]

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Fani throws a spanner in Odisha's Malaria 'DAMaN' spree!

Bhubaneswar: The neat turnaround in malaria ‘DAMaN’ in Odisha could see a spanner thrown by the Cyclone Fani. As studies suggest a link between rise in malaria positives post cyclone, the record of sorts achieved by the State in 2018 seems at stake now. For the first time in State’s history, Odisha had posted an […]

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Tension in Khurda village as missing minor boy found dead

Khurda: Tension ran high at Kodabereni village under Begunia police limits of Khurda district after locals staged a road blockade on Baghamari-Kantilo main road following the recovery of body of a minor boy this morning. The 16-year-old boy who was missing since last five days was reportedly found dead near a bush in the village. […]

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Housefly menace post cyclone Fani makes lives of Khurda villagers miserable

As if problems like lack of water and power supply were not enough for the cyclone Fani affected residents of Kantia village under Jatni Tehsil in Khurda district, housefly menace has now added to the woes.

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NHRC notice to Odisha govt, asks immediate steps to ensure relief supplies to cyclone-hit people

Bhubaneswar: The NHRC issued a notice to Odisha government Wednesday after reports said relief material did not reach people in parts of cyclone-hit Puri and Khurda districts, and sought immediate steps to address the issue. The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports that people were facing hardships and were […]

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Cyclone Fani: Official death toll pegged at 35 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The death toll in cyclone Fani that unleashed devastation in several districts of Odisha on May 3 rose to 35 as per reports of the State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC). Highest death toll of 21 has been recorded in Puri, where the extremely severe cyclone Fani had made landfall. As per sources from State […]

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Cyclone Fani: Odisha Govt announces relief package

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today announced a special relief package for the people affected by Cyclone Fani. As per the decision, house building assistance of 95,100 will be provided for fully damaged structures, Rs 5,200 for partially damage and Rs 3,200 for minor damages to people as per relief code. Houses completely damaged will be constructed […]

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Sans facilities, polling staff forced to spend night under open sky in Balasore

Balasore: As many as 50 polling staff from Khudra had a harrowing time as no arrangements were allegedly made for their stay in Balasore on Thursday. As a result, the poll officials were forced to spend the night under the open sky. The poll officials from Khurda have been deployed for the conduct of fourth […]

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BJP leader murder case: Crime Branch detains 2 suspects

Khurda: The Crime Branch of Odisha Police has detained two suspects in connection with BJP leader Manguli Jena’s murder. Moreover, IG Soumendra Priyadarshi has assured that the accused will be arrested soon. Earlier today, DGP In-charge of Odisha, BK Sharma had confirmed that Crime Branch will investigate the murder case and DSP Pramod Rath, will […]

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Shame Again! Five-year-old girl raped by married youth in Odisha

Ganjam: Close on the heels of the rape and brutal murder of a six-year-old girl in Khurda’s Jatni area, a five-year-old girl was allegedly subjected to sexual assault by a married man in Buguda area of Ganjam district. Though the incident took place on April 11, the matter came to light after the family members […]

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Six-year-old girl raped, murdered in Khurda; protests erupt

Khurda: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by a youth in her neighbourhood at Mundia Sahi in Gopabandhu Nagar under Jatni Police limits of Khurda district late Thursday night. As per reports, the youth lured the girl and managed to bring her out of her house. Subsequently, he took her to a secluded […]

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Fire breaks out at PN College during Plus II evaluation

Khurda: A fire broke out at the Prananath College in Khurda Town during evaluation of Plus-II answer sheetsin the college today. However, no casualty or damage of property was reportedin the mishap. According to sources, a few college staff spotted smoke emanating from the switchgear of Maitree Bhawan, the Conference Hall of the College, where […]

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Houses, vehicles damaged in bomb attack, group clash in Khurda

Khurda: Tension ran high at Jamusahi in Khurda following bombing and group clash between residents of two colonies in the area late on Tuesday night. According to sources, a group of 25 people barged into the nearby colony of the other group and hurled bombs at some houses in the locality. While several houses sustained […]

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Police foil highway robbery plan in Khurda, 3 arrested

Khurda: Police today foiled a dacoity plan and arrested three persons near Tapang Chhak in Khurda. The cops have seized guns, bullets and sharp weapons from their possession. As per reports, Sadar Police conducted a surprise raid near Tapang Chhak while patrolling on the highway. A gang of five dacoits were planning to execute a […]

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Lack of fire safety equipment at Khurda hospital endangering patients, staff

Khurda: While the Centre and the State government are focussed on extending universal healthcare coverage to the people, infrastructure at government hospitals leaves much to be desired. A glaring example of such utter neglect is the Khurda district headquarter hospital. While the hospital lacks minimum facilities like ECG machines or an operational ultrasound department, its […]

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Bombs hurled at house in Khurda, past enmity suspected

Khurda: Tension ran high at Dadhimachhagadia village after bombs were hurled at a house in the district late Thursday night. It is being suspected that past enmity between two families could have triggered the incident. While nobody was injured in the incident, a house and a car have been reportedly damaged in the attack. After […]

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