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Sambalpur Ring road named Mahatma Gandhi Marg

Sambalpur: The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday named the ring road of the city after Mahatma Gandhi on the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation. The 7.5 km road that originates from the Dr Nelson Mandela square and connects the National Highway-53, will now be called Mahatma Gandhi Marg. The ring […]

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29 Arrested For Forcing Six To Eat Human Excreta In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 29 people including 22 women have been arrested in Odisha’s Ganjam district for allegedly forcing six elderly men to consume human excreta and uprooting their teeth over suspicion of witchcraft, police said on Thursday. According to the police, the incident happened in Gopapur village on Monday night. The victims have been […]

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Odisha School Headmistress Accused Of Corporal Punishment

Koraput: Despite the government making all schools ‘punishment-free zones’, an incident of corporal punishment has surfaced from Koraput district in Odisha. The Principal In-charge of Dhanpur High School here has been alleged of thrashing several Class 10 students following which a complaint was lodged against her by the parents at the Jeypore Sadar Police Station. […]

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Five More Persons Arrested In Witchcraft Torture Case In Odisha

Berhampur: Five more persons were arrested on Friday for their involvement in pulling out the teeth of six elderly persons and forcing them to consume human excreta at a village in Odisha’s Ganjam district suspecting them of practising witchcraft, a police officer said. With this, the total number of people arrested in connection with the […]

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Kidnapped Man Rescued In Odisha's Sambalpur, 1 Held

Sambalpur: The police on Friday, after an exchange of fire, rescued a 22-year-old man from the clutches of a kidnapper in Odisha’s Sambalpur district. The man was abducted from Khetrajpur area of the district in the morning and the kidnapper had demanded a ransom of Rs 60,000 from the man’s family, a police officer said. […]

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Odisha Youth Held For Theft In Chennai

Keonjhar: A special team of Tamil Nadu Police arrested a youth from Odisha on the charges of committing theft in Chennai. The accused has been identified as Gauranga Jena of Anandapur in Keonjhar district. As per reports, Jena was working as a domestic help at the house of one Syed Liaquat Ali at Thiruvanmiyur in […]

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Miscreants Brutally Thrash Recovery Agent In Odisha, Incident Caught On CCTV

Angul: In a shocking incident, a recovery agent was brutally thrashed by four youths in broad daylight near Gandhi Marg in Angul as passersby remained mere spectators to the brutality. However, the entire incident was captured by a CCTV camera installed nearby. According to information, the incident had taken place on October 1 afternoon. In […]

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Odisha Engineer Quits Lucrative Job To Teach Slum Children

Bhubaneswar: Though earning money after education could be the aim of life for many, but an Odisha youth believes in taking the path less tread. Engineer Ashwini Padhi from Bhubaneswar is setting an example for others by providing free education to the poor students living in slums. After completing engineering, Ashwini was working in an […]

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Odisha Migrant Labourer's Fingers, Toes Chopped Off By Agent In Maharashtra

Nuapada: In a barbaric incident, two agents allegedly chopped off fingers and toes of a migrant labourer from Odisha in Maharashtra’s Nagpur recently. The incident came to the fore after the family members of the worker filed a complaint in this regard with the Komna Police station following the victim’s return. One Chamaru Paharia of […]

  • Saturday, 24 Apr 2021
  • Crime
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Chain Snatching From Woman Inside Durga Puja Pandal Caught On Cam

Rourkela: Three unidentified women purportedly snatched away a gold chain from an elderly woman inside a Durga Puja pandal in Rourkela, the video of which was captured in a CCTV camera. According to sources, the sector 15 Durga Puja pandal which is one of the major crowd pullers during festive season in the steel city […]

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BJD Heavyweights' Bijepur Campaign During Durga Puja Sparks Political Mudslinging

Bargarh: As Durga Puja revelry gathers pace, the entire State dips in festive mood but some heavyweight leaders of the BJD, especially from the coastal areas, have reportedly skipped their Durga puja celebration for party campaigning in bypoll-bound Bijepur of Bargarh district. The ruling party’s such strategy to win the bypoll by burning the midnight […]

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IMD predicts moderate to heavy rain in Odisha on Wednesday

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rain in most parts of Odisha on Wednesday in view of the cyclonic circulation over northern parts of West Bengal and neighbourhood. The IMD in its bulletin issued on Tuesday said that the cyclonic circulation over Odisha and neighbourhood lies over the south coast […]

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Jagatsinghpur Youth’s Death: Police Rule Out Murder, Hint At Suicide

Jagatsinghpur: In a strange twist to the mysterious death of a youth at Daagaon village under Balikuda Police limits of Jagatsinghpur, police on Tuesday ruled out murder angle and claimed that it might be a case of suicide. Citing preliminary investigation reports, the police said that the youth, Krushna Champatiray, a resident of Kanchanpur village […]

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Three Fishermen Missing As Trawler Capsizes In Mahanadi River

Paradip: At least three fishermen went missing after their fishing trawler capsized in the Mahanadi river mouth in Paradip coast here on Tuesday, police said. The incident took place close to the Nehru Bangala when the small trawler carrying five fishermen was returning to coast after fishing in the deep sea, said Pradumnya Behera, inspector-in-charge […]

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Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das Birth Anniversary Observed In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha paid rich tribute to freedom fighter and social reformer Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das on his 142nd birth anniversary on Wednesday. While several functions were held to mark the occasion, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Twitter: “My tribute to late Utkalmani Pt. Gopabandhu Das. His entire life, devoted to Odisha, is a great […]

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No Corruption Please! Odisha Govt orders premature retirement of 3 officers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday ordered premature retirement of three officers after finding them involved in corrupt practice, official sources said. With this three, the total number of officers who were prematurely retired since August rose to 45. The three officers are Odisha Forest Service officer Sudhanshu Sekhar Mishra, Executive Engineer Prana Krushna Prasad, […]

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Odisha Mountaineer Lipika Seth scales Mount Elbrus

Bhubaneswar: Odisha-born mountaineer Lipika Seth has scaled Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in Russia. Lipika from Dalab village of Bargarh district scaled the mountain and unfurled the tricolour at the top. She also sang the national anthem after scaling Mount Elbrus, which has an elevation of 5,642 m (18,510 ft). Lipika began her trip from […]

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Mo Sarkar: 5T Express Reaches Nuapada, Bhawanipatna

Bhubaneswar: The launch of ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative to collect feedback from citizens on public service delivery seems to have got the Odisha government officials all charged up. A day after visiting the District Headquarter Hospitals in Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur, a team of the State government officials led by Secretary of Transformation and Initiatives (5T), […]

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Sarpanch Detained For Embezzling Rs 23 Lakh Govt Funds

Keonjhar: A Sarpanch in Keonjhar district was on Friday detained on charges of corruption and embezzling government funds meant for development works of the panchayat. As per reports, Upendra Nayak, the Sarpanch of Pipilia Gram Panchayat under Ghatagaon block allegedly siphoned off Rs 23 lakh in connivance with former panchayat executive officer (PEO). Sources said […]

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Secy-Level Officials To Oversee Development In Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday nominated secretary-level officials to oversee development in 10 aspirational districts of the state. The officials have been directed to closely follow up on the 49 indicators across five sectors — health and nutrition, education, agriculture, and water resources, financial inclusion and skill upgradation and basic infrastructures like irrigation, rural […]