Tag: Khurda

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Dacoity gang busted in Khurda, 6 held

Khurda: Cracking whip against anti-social elements, police today arrested six notorious dacoits from various places in Jatani area of Khurda district. Cops also seized huge quantity of gold & silver jewelleries  and cash from their possession. As per sources, police seized Rs 25,000 cash, 140 gram gold, 2.5kg silver, a motorcycle, TV and mobile phone […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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8 held on charges of attempting to kill Tehsildar, Addl Tehsildar

Khurda: Police today arrested eight persons in connection with the attack on two Tehsildars and one Additional Tehsildar allegedly after the trio conducted raids on seven illegal stone quarries near Patrapada area under Tangi block of Khurda district. Acting on a tip-off, eight platoon forces led by SP raided Badapokharia village and nabbed the eight […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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One-sided love affair: Youth held for killing minor girl

Khurda: A youth was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stabbing to death a minor girl over unrequited love at Annapurnanagar under Balugaon police limits in Khurda district on Saturday. The accused R. Gopi reportedly attacked the girl when she was returning home after completing her work at a tailoring shop in the village yesterday. It […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Banapur rape victim's suicide: Main accused held

Khurda: The  main accused in connection with the rape and suicide of a minor girl at Suanpadia in Banapur of Khurda district was arrested along with his brother today. The duo has been identified as Nimai Palei and Kedar Palei. The move comes after some locals blocked the Banapur main road yesterday alleging police inaction […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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After Kunduli, one more minor girl commits suicide after rape

Khurda: At a time when screams from Kunduli are echoing through the state, yet another minor girl allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at Suanpadia near Banpur in Khurda district on Wednesday. As per the family members, the girl was allegedly raped on December 31 last month following which they lodged a complaint with the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Widow in Odisha forced to pay bribe for son’s post mortem report

Khurda: In a shocking incident, a widow was forced to pay bribe to get the post mortem report of her son at the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Khurda. As per sources, Kataki Bewa, a resident of Mansingpur village in Khurda, had given some prawn, crabs and Rs 8,000 to sweeper Jagu Dalei to get […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Lady school teacher brutally murdered in Khurda

Khurda: Tension prevailed after body of a lady teacher was recovered from an agricultural field at Nirakarpur in Khurda district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Anjali Dehury. It is suspected that Anjali was brutally beaten to death as her face has been severely disfigured and a bamboo plank was found lying near […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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5 bikes torched after group clash in Khurda

Khurda: Five motorcycles were set abalze after a group clash turned violent in Samantarapur village under Khurda Town police limits late last night. Besides, three persons have also been injured in the clash and admitted to a hospital in Bhubaneswar. According to reports, two groups of Samantarapur and Uparasahi were engaged in a pitched battle […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Brown sugar worth Rs 21 lakh seized in Khurda; 1 arrested

Khurda: A joint team of Excise officials and police late last night seized 105 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 21 lakh from Christiansahi in the town and arrested one person after a raid. The sleuths also seized Rs 58,000 cash from possession of the arrested person, identified as Brundaban Pradhan. Sources said Pradhan will […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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11 students fall ill after consuming sprouts

Khurda: At least 11 students of an Anganwadi centre in Aseli village under Lendu Panchayat near Nirakarpur here were taken ill on Tuesday allegedly after consuming sprouts. According to sources, the students started vomiting and complained of stomach pain soon after having sprouts Monday night following which they were admitted to Khurda District Headquarters Hospital […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Youth's mutilated body found, murder suspected

Khurda: Police today recovered the mutilated body of a youth found lying near Malipada of Khurda district. The deceased was identified as Arjun Nayak of Harijan Sahi here. According to sources, locals found the body of Arjun lying near Malipada on NH-16 following which they informed the Jankia police. Later, Jankia police along with a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Jumbos wreak havoc in Khurda

Khurda: Residents of Tangi area in Khurda district are now having sleepless nights for the last couple of days as a herd of nearly 20 elephants is wreaking havoc in the region. The elephant herd has reportedly destroyed standing paddy crops and houses in Golabai, Mota, Kalibati areas under Tangi block in the last 10 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Odisha begins process to set up new airport in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has begun the process of constructing a new airport on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. A meeting in this regard was held in the State Secretariat today. During discussions in presence of Ministry of Civil Aviation’s joint secretary Usha Padhi and Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi among others, the Khurda district administration […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Heavy rain likely to lash 10 districts

Bhubaneswar:  Heavy to very heavy rain is likely to lash 10 districts of the state, including Khurda, Cuttack and Puri on December 9 and 10 due to a deep depression over central Bay of Bengal. According to a latest bulletin issued by the regional meteorological centre, heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Elephant carcass found in Khurda

Khurda: An elephant carcass was recovered from Chitrakoot Mountain near Nirakarpur village under Tangi block of Khurda district on Saturday. As per sources, the carcass has been identified to be of a female pachyderm aged nearly 20 years. The female elephant is expected to have died 10-12 days ago due to old age, said forest […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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