Tag: Narla

Dacoits kill businessman in Narla

Narla: A businessman was killed by armed dacoits at his house in Narla Road under Narla police limits of Kalahandi district last night. Businessman Kisan Agrawal was alone at his house when the dacoits entered and killed him before decamping with large amount of valuables. Kisan’s family members had been to a relative’s house in […]

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Minor girl found dead, rape and murder alleged

Bhawanipatna: A minor girl has been found dead under mysterious circumstances at Bhaluchanchara village under Narla block in Kalahandi district. It is alleged that the girl has been killed after rape. The incident occurred when the girl was alone at her home yesterday as her father had visited a neighbouring village for some work. Later […]

Torched minor girl cremated in native village

Bhawanipatna: The body of the minor girl, who succumbed to her burn injuries at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in Rourkela yesterday, was cremated at her native village Madhupur under Lanjigarh block in Kalahandi district this morning. A pall of gloom descended the village after the body of the minor girl arrived at the village […]

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2 minor girls face debilitating consequences of gender violence in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: While one succumbed, the other managed to survive not knowing whether she will be able to speak again or not. This is the tale of two minor girls who have gone on to bear the debilitating consequences of gender violence. The minor girl, who was set on fire by two youths for protesting eve-teasing […]

Minor girl torching case: Victim dies at IGH

Rourkela: The minor girl, who was set on fire by two youths for protesting eve-teasing at Madhupur village in Narla, died in the wee hours of Tuesday while undergoing treatment at Ispat General Hospital (IGH) here. The girl, who was studying in the tenth standard, was struggling for life after sustaining severe burn injuries and […]

CB begins probe into girl torching incident in Kalahandi dist

Bhawanipatna: As part of its probe into the girl torching incident at Madhupur village in Kalahandi district, a four-member team of Crime Branch on Saturday visited the spot and started an investigation into the matter. A four-member team headed by lady inspector have visited Narla and will investigate into the brutal attack, Crime Branch special […]

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Crime Branch to probe brutal attack on Kalahandi minor girl

Cuttack/Bhawanipatana: The Crime Branch today took charge of investigation into the case minor girl of Kalahanadi who was set on fire by two youths for protesting eve-teasing. A four-member team led by a lady inspector has been formed which will leave for Narla of Kalhandi district tomorrow. Six including two prime accused have been arrested […]

Sinha clueless on scrapping of Sitalapalli wagon unit

Bhubaneswar: Even as a reply to a Right to Information (RTI) query revealed recently that the Centre has decided to shelve the proposed rail wagon factory at Sitalapalli in Ganjam district, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday appeared clueless about the development and failed to clear the air on the […]

Narla wagon factory was never approved: MoS, Railways

Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday said no approval was given for the proposed wagon repair workshop at Narla in Odisha’s Kalahandi district

Joint panel to decide on rail wagon factories: Prabhu

Following a meeting with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Naveen Nivas here on Saturday, Union Railway minister Suresh Prabhu today said a joint working group would be formed to take a decision on the proposed rail wagon factory at Sitallapalli in Ganjam district and the wagon repair factory at Narla in Kalahandi district

Bandh disrupts normal life in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Normal life came to a standstill in Kalahandi district due to a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by Congress protesting against the shifting of the proposed railway wagon repair factory from Narla to Vishakhapatnam in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Members of the district Congress blocked roads at many places, including Bhawanipatna, bringing vehicular movement to a grinding […]

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Shifting of wagon factory: CM seeks clarification from Railway minister

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the statewide resentment over the news about shifting of the proposed Wagon Maintenance Workshop from Narla in Odisha’s Kalahandi district to Andhra Pradesh as published and aired in the media, chief minister Naveen Patnaik has sought a clarification from Railway minister Suresh Prabhu in this regard.

Shifting of rail wagon factory: Cong calls Kalahandi bandh on Apr 6

To protest the shifting of the proposed railway wagon repair factory from Narla to neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, Kalahandi District Congress on Monday gave a call for a 12-hour Kalahandi bandh on April 6

Cong calls for Kalahandi bandh on April 6 over wagon factory shift

Lambasting both the BJP-led Central government and the State government over shifting of the proposed railway wagon factory from Narla in Kalahandi to Vizag, State Congress chief Prasad Harichandan on Thursday said the Kalahandi district unit will observe a Kalahandi bandh on April 6 protesting against the decision