Tag: Khurdha

Odisha: Boat Gets Stuck In Mid-Chilika Lake, Passengers Rescued Safely

Khurdha: Fire officials have safely rescued all the passengers of a boat that got stuck in the middle of Nalabana in Chilika lake on Sunday evening. The incident took place when the boat was returning from Kalijai temple. “The machine developed technical glitch at Nalabana when we are returning from Kalijai temple.  We all the […]

Odisha: 22 Antique Idols Stolen From Ancient Temple In Khordha

Khordha: As many as 22 antique idols, some of them are made up of ‘Astadhatu’, have allegedly been stolen from an ancient temple at Banpur near Balugaan in Khurdha district late on Monday night. Police sources said, unidentified miscreants barged into the sanctum sanctorum of the 300-old Dakheswar temple by breaking open the locks of […]

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Sarua Land Issue: Khurdha SDJM Directs Police To Register Complaints Filed By OTV

Khurdha: The court of the Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM), Khurdha has directed the officials at the Baghamari police station to register all complaints filed by Odisha Television Ltd (OTV) in three cases related to the Sarua land issue. The court also ordered the police to submit a detailed report by December 15 after conducting proper […]

Odisha: Two Group Clash Over Cremation Ground; Forces Deployed

Khurdha: Tension erupted at Tansipatana village under the Tangi police station in the district on Tuesday after two groups of people clashed over a land dispute related to a cremation ground. The clashes broke out when some people were performing a cremation in the vicinity of some residential settlements to which another group opposed. The […]

OTV Targeted Again: Police Forcibly Pick Up Sarua Site In-Charge At 3.30 AM

Bhubaneswar: In yet another instance of police excess against OTV, another official of Odisha’s leading news channel was picked up forcibly by a posse of police personnel, who woke him up from sleep at 3.30 am on Tuesday, after barging into the channel’s studio campus at Sarua in Khurdha. A team of around 15 to […]

Bhubaneswar Reports 329 New COVID19 Cases, 349 Recoveries

Bhubaneswar: With 329 new COVID19 positive cases getting detected in the last 24 hours, the total cases in the city rose to 22,876, according to the data shared by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). Of the fresh cases, a whopping 219 were local contact cases while the remaining 110 were quarantine cases, the civic body […]

Odisha: Bike Theft Racket Busted After Khordha Police Tracks Pattern From CCTV Footage

Bhubaneswar: Khordha Police successfully tracked down a bike lifting gang after studying the CCTV footages of previous thefts executed by the gang members. According to sources, five persons from the gang allegedly involved in stealing motorcycles from different parts of the district and the State have been nabbed by police. Moreover, 19 bikes and a […]

Post Fani, Odisha struggles to provide basic services

Bhubaneswar: Even after two days of cyclone ‘Fani’ hitting the Odisha coast, the state government is struggling to provide basic amenities to people in the affected areas. The office of Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said massive relief and restoration work was underway to provide basic facilities – electricity, water supply and mobile connectivity – to […]

Mafia threatens to crush tehsildars under truck for raiding illegal stone quarries

Khurdha: Unidentified members reportedly belonging to mafia involved in illegal stone quarrying today threatened to kill a group of tehsildars who were returning with seized trucks and JCB machines after raiding illegal stone quarries in Nirakarpur area of Khurdha district. Tehsildar of Tangi and Khurdha along with the additional tehsildar of Chilika had raided seven […]

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Delang JE in Vigilance Net

Khurdha: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday raided office and residence of Delang Block junior engineer (JE) Minaketan Rath here on charges of amassing properties disproportionate to his known source of income. Officials of the anti-corruption body conducted simultaneous raids on Rath’s residence and his relatives’ houses at Golabai under Jankia police limits in the district. More […]

Odisha govt's new criteria put orphanages in a fix

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government’s fresh instructions for orphanages has now put the authorities of several child care institutions in a dilemma in the State. As per the government guidelines, children who are not orphans would no longer be allowed to stay at any such child care centres. The officials of  district administration have been asked to […]

One killed in accident during MVI inspection

Khurda: A person was killed in a road accident allegedly due to the carelessness of a Motor Vehicle Inspection (MVI) staff on NH-16 near the Prananatha College here on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Jaladhar Sahu of Bhagabati Sahi under Banpur police station. The incident took place when the MVI staff had stopped a […]

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Armed miscreants loot petrol pump in Khurdha

Bhubaneswar: In a late night loot, armed miscreants looted a petrol pump at Kudiari near Jatani in Khurdha district on Sunday. The miscreants barged into the Sundaray filling station and locked its employees in a room at gun point. The looters then decamped with lakhs along with the CCTV camera and hard disk fitted at […]

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Debt-ridden farmers commit suicide in Balasore, Khurdha

Balasore: In yet another incident of farmer suicide in the State, a farmer of Mulukaida village under Soro block of Balasore district attempted to end his life allegedly over debt burden. Identified as Sukura Mallik, the 70-year-old farmer had taken a loan of Rs 18000 from a self-help group (SHG). He used up the money […]

Odia labourers in Kerala tortured by locals, police

Calicut/Bhubaneswar: A group of Odia labourers working in Kerala alleged that they were tortured and threatened by the locals without any reason. Even they accused the police of taking sides with the local people instead of coming to their rescue. The labourers from different areas of Nayagarh, Ganjam, Puri and Khurdha districts have been working […]