Tag: Khurda

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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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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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