Tag: Khurda

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Woman injured in elephant attack in Khurda

Khurda: A herd of elephant wreaked havoc after straying into human settlement near Chitrakoot hills under Nirakarpur police limits in Khurda district today. According to sources, a woman sustained critical injuries after being attacked by an elephant at Brundabanpur village. After rescuing the woman, locals rushed her to district headquarters hospital (DHH).  Besides, the elephant […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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'Voter awareness vehicle' flagged off from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to create awareness among voters about Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) & voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machine ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state, a ‘voter awareness vehicle’ was flagged off from the capital city today. As per reports, Khurda collector Nirmal Chandra Mishra flagged […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Cattle-laden truck seized in Khurda

Khurda: Four cows were found dead while 54 others were rescued from a truck by police at Nirgundi toll gate on NH-16 of Khurda districts today. The matter come to light after locals detained the vehicle and later informed the police. As per reports, the cattle were being illegally transported from Begunia area of the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Brown sugar seized in Khurda, woman arrested

Khurda: Continuing its crackdown on illegal drugs trade, officials of the Excise department seized nearly 76 gm brown sugar after a raid in Bhaliabadi under Town Police limits of Khurda district today. The price of the seized contraband item is worth nearly Rs 8 lakh, informed sources. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Governor asks Khurda administration to identify sites for martyrs' memorial pillar

Khurda: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has directed the Khurda district administration to identify sites for construction of the martyr’s morial pillar in Khurda at the earliest. “I have asked the Collector to hold talks with local MLA, MP and general public to identify at least three places. A copy of the decision should be intimated […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Miscreants break open ATM, flee with cash

Khurda: After a respite of few days, unidentified miscreants looted cash again from a TATA Indicash Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at Bajpur under Sadar police limits in the district late last night. As per reports, the miscreants broke open the ATM and allegedly looted cash from the machine. Besides, CCTV cameras installed inside the ATM […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Miscreants uproot ATM, decamp with cash in Khurda

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants uprooted a TATA Indicash Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and decamped with cash in Tulasipur under town police limits in the district late night on Sunday. According to sources, a few locals this morning spotted the machine has been uprooted. “I heard some noise late night yesterday. It is suspected that a group […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Bike-borne miscreant loots Rs 5.15 lakh from businessman in Cuttack

Cuttack: An unidentified bike-borne miscreant allegedly looted Rs 5.15 lakh from a businessman in Malgodown area of the town late night on Thursday. According to sources, Ajit Panigrahy who owns a business in Malgodown area was returning to his house late yesterday night when suddenly a bike-borne person way laid him and snatched a cash […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Dacoity bid foiled in Khurda; 7 miscreants arrested

Khurda: Khurda police today nabbed seven miscreants from OCC square on NH 16 while they were allegedly hatching a plot to rob a jewellery shop in the town. Acting on a tip-off, the cops arrested Sujit Behera, Suresh Sahu, Dibyankara Gajendra, Nihar Ranjan Samantray, Saroj Kahalsingh, Tapas Mangaraz and Altabh Hussain. Besides, two mousers, ten […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Khurda to have model police station soon

Bhubaneswar/ Khurda: In an attempt to make proper use of latest technology and infrastructure, Town Police Station in Khurda has been chosen to be developed into a Model Police Station, revealed IG (Law and Order) Amitabh Thakur today following instructions from DGP Rajendra Prasad Sharma. Sources said, in order to add new technological and infrastructural […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Brown-sugar
Brown sugar worth Rs 24 lakh seized in Khurda; 1 arrested

Khurda: The Excise department officials today arrested a person from Khurda after seizing 120 grams brown sugar and cash worth Rs 48,000 from his possession. While the value of the contraband is estimated to be Rs 24 lakh, the arrested has been identified as Dhaneswar Pradhan, police sources said. This apart, the officials also seized […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Woman dies under mysterious circumstances; family alleges murder over dowry

Khurda: Tension prevailed at Thanapalli village under Bolgarh police limits after a woman died under mysterious circumstances Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Binati Behera. According to reports, Binati was rushed to the hospital by her husband Kalia after she fell sick yesterday. However, the doctors there declared her brought dead. “We were […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Dowry death in Khurda: 1 accused arrested

Khurda: A day after a woman from Khurda district succumbed to burn injuries, police today arrested her husband, who along with his parents had allegedly set her on fire for dowry. Debasish, the husband of deceased Chandrakanti had been on the run along with his parents since the matter came to fore, said sources. However, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Mother of two set on fire for dowry in Odisha, dies

Khurda: The idea of a progressive society is still farfetched till incidents like this drag us back with their regressive fangs. Not very far from one of the smartest cities of the world Bhubaneswar, a woman was burnt alive on Tuesday by her in-laws at Dingara village in Khurda district of Odisha over dowry. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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4 miscreants held while planning robbery

Khurda: The Khurda district police today nabbed four robbers from a house in Khurda Housing Board Colony while they were allegedly hatching a plot to execute a robbery. Acting on a tip-off, the cops arrested Pintu Majhi, Biswaranjan Samantsinghar, Anil Martha and Jaminikanta Sunderray. Besides a gun, two rounds of bullets, three motorcycles and mobile […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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