Tag: Khurda

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Couple found hanging inside rented house in Khurda

Khurda: A couple was found hanging inside a rented house at Samantarapur near Thengahat Chhak under Khurda Town police limits yesterday night. The deceased couple has been identified as Soumyakant and Suchismita Patnaik of Pathuripada in Banki area of Cuttack district. According to sources, Soumyakant was working in Thiruvalla Petrochemicals Company in Khurda and was […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Substandard road work in Khurda sparks resentment

Khurda: Poor quality of road work in Deuli area under Bolgarh block of the district has led to public discontent. The 4 km-long road between Deuli and Pichukuli with a cost of around Rs 1.80 crore was slated for completion in 2017 but the  project has not only been delayed but its substandard work has […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Strike demanding sub-division status for Banpur disrupts normal life

  Khurda: Normal life remained affected in Balugaon and Banpur blocks in the district today due to a six-hour bandh called by the Balugaon-Banpur-Chilika action committee demanding sub-division status for Banpur. As part of the strike, protesters were seen picketing at multiple locations even as government offices, private establishments and shops remained closed. However, vehicular […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Fed up with eve teasing, girl ends life in Khurda

Khurda: Fed up of facing repeated harassment and eve-teasing by a ‘stalker’, a college girl allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison under Balugaon police limits area in Khurda. Though the victim, a +3 student, was rushed to Balugaon and later shifted to Berhampur hospital in critical condition, she succumbed while undergoing treatment. According to sources, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Railway police busts mobile phone thieves’ gang; 2 women among 3 arrested

Khurda: The Railway Police Sunday busted a gang of inter-state mobile phone thieves and arrested three persons including two women at Khurda Road railway station. One of the arrested has been identified as Debraj Singh while the identity of the other two is yet to be revealed. All the three are residents of Purulia in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Miscreants target three ATMs in Odisha, cash over Rs 10 lakh stolen

Bhubaneswar: Three automatic teller machines (ATM) of banks were targetted by unidentified burglars at different parts of Odisha including one at Jankia, college chhak under Nirakarpur police limits in Khurda and near Kanasa in Puri district early on Sunday. Cash over Rs 10 lakh is suspected to have been stolen from AXIS bank ATM at […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Two skill development centres to come up in Khurda: Union Minister

Khurda: The Union Government has planned to establish two skill development centres in Khurda district at the cost of Rs 1,000 crore, informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. While one skill development institute will be set up near the foothills of Barunei at the cost of Rs 500 crore, a branch of the Indian Institute of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Woman killed, 7 hurt in twin road mishaps

Khurda: One person was killed while seven others were injured in two separate road mishaps, on NH 57 near Pichukuli in Bolagarh of Khurda district this morning. In the first incident, four people were injured after a truck rammed into a roadside shop at Pichukuli bazaar. The injured were immediately rushed to a hospital. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Dreaded criminal injured in police encounter in Khurda

Jankia: Notorious criminal Silu Chhotray was injured in a police encounter at Chhanagiri under Jankia police limits of Khurda district, police sources informed today. Acting on a tip off, Jankia police had conducted a raid on the hideout of Chhotray in Chhanagiri forest. During the encounter Chhotray sustained bullet injuries on his right leg. Meanwhile, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Vizag traders attacked near Khurda

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed near Godiapali Chhak in Khurda on Saturday after two bike-borne miscreants hurled bombs at a pickup van in which four traders from Vishakhapatnam were travelling . One trader has sustained critical injuries and shifted to the nearest hospital. It is suspected that the traders, who were on their way to Khurda to […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Newly married couple found dead in Khurda

Khurda: A newly-wed couple was found hanging at Khasamal vilage near Jatani in the district on Tuesday evening. The deceased have been identified as Asish Kumar Swain and his wife Mita Barik. Police have recovered a hand written note, suspected to be suicide note from the house where both Asish and his wife allegedly committed […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
4 held in Khurda murder case

Khurda: A day after a youth was brutally murdered in Khajuripada village of Khurda district during Holi celebrations, police arrested four persons including the prime accused on Saturday. According to reports, one Santosh Patra of Khajuriapada village was attacked and beaten to death by a group of youths soon after they entered into a verbal […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Women ransack liquor shop in Jatni

Jatni: A group of women on Friday ransacked a liquor shop at Jatni fish market in Khurda district. They reportedly broke open the door of the liquor shop and damaged the liquor bottles. As per reports, the locals have been protesting against the establishment of a country liquor shop in the market. Today, women anti-liquor […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Bhajan Maestro Arabinda Muduli passes away

Bhubaneswar: Bhajan Maestro Arabinda Muduli who captivated lakhs of people with his splendid bhajans passed away aged 56 in the wee hours today. He died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital here. Muduli was transferred to hospital after he complained of chest pain at around 2 am but he succumbed on the stretcher while […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Man kills wife over family quarrel

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly murdered by her husband following an argument over some petty issues at Kakarudrapur village under Balianta police limits of Khurda district today. Family members said the couple had a quarrel over some petty issues late last night. Later the woman was allegedly attacked by her husband […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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