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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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