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Tag: Nayagarh

College in Nayagarh issues fake receipts against exam fees

  Nayagarh: Students of Ladukeswar Jew College in Kumbharpada, Nayagarh have been issued fake receipts by college authorities against examination fees deposited by them. According to sources, the fake receipts were issued after collecting Rs 1,000 from each student towards examination fees. While there are 180 students in the college, receipts were issued to each […]

Another rape survivor commits suicide in Odisha

Nayagarh: A rape survivor allegedly killed herself by consuming poison in Nuagaon block of Nayagarh district on Monday. “She was unable to bear the shame, disgrace and embarrassment anymore,” said brother of the deceased. “I had gone out for work and when I returned home, she was lying dead with a  bottle of poison lying […]

Video of BEO demanding bribe goes viral

Nayagarh: A video showing Block Education Officer (BEO) of Khandapada block demanding bribe from a group of Gana Sikshaks has gone viral in Nayagarh district. Basing on the video evidence, teachers in the district have demanded action against him. In the video, the BEO identified as Suresh Kumar Dash is seen demanding bribe money from […]

Bank robbers on loot spree in Angul

Angul: Hours after the daylight robbery in Andhra Bank, miscreants decamped with an iron-chest from the strong room of SBI at Bantala Friday night. Though the exact amount of cash stolen is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the thieves aborted their burglary attempt after the emergency siren went off. Earlier, six men […]

Cash, gold over Rs 25 lakh looted in separate bank robberies

Angul: In broad daylight robberies, miscreants looted cash & gold worth over Rs 25 lakh from two separate banks in Angul and Nayagarh districts today. Six men armed with country-made pistols and other weapons looted Rs 20 lakh from an Andhra Bank branch in Angul. Posing as customers, unidentified miscreants entered the bank and after […]

Mysterious illness triggers panic in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Reportedly an unknown disease has spread panic in Bani village under Daspalla block of Nayagarh district, with nearly 70 villagers complaining of cough, fever and vomiting in last three days. Despite being situated merely 60 kilometres away from the district headquarters, the village lacks primary health care services, alleged the villagers. The nearest Kujamendhi […]

Villagers stop trucks carrying timber for Puri chariots

Nayagarh: Demanding construction of road and establishment of a hospital, villagers of Kalasakhamana and Nuagaon in the district on Monday halted two trucks carrying timber meant for chariots of deities of the Puri Sri Jagannath temple. The villagers also wanted setting up of mobile towers in their locality for better telecommunication network. On receiving information, […]

Auto driver killed in bomb attack

Nayagarh: A youth working as an auto rickshaw driver was killed in a bomb attack in Rajsunakhala village of Nayagarh district today. The deceased youth was identified as Tulu Barik, a resident of Banapur in the district. As per sources, Tulu was standing at Rajsunakhala hospital square today when two bike-borne miscreants fired several gunshots […]

Missing boy's body recovered from well in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Tension prevailed after body of a 4-year-old boy was recovered from a well at Gayatri colony in Nayagarh district on Saturday. The deceased identified as Ashutosh Swain was missing from Wednesday. Though a massive search operation was launched by police after the family had lodged a missing complaint with Town police, the boy could […]

2 traders injured in bomb attack in Nayagarh

Bhubaneswar: Two goat traders were injured after unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at them near Banapur in Nayagarh district on Saturday. Sources said, the miscreants have also looted Rs 3 lakh from the traders. The injured traders have been identified as Yusuf Khan and Mir Nizamuddin. The incident occurred at around 4 am when they were […]

Five killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Angul/Nayagarh: At least five persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Angul and Nayagarh districts late last night. As per sources  three persons were killed when the bike they were travelling on dashed a tree on roadside at Pattapathar under Thakurgarh police station in Angul district. The deceased have been identified as Kathi […]

Rape convict absconds from Nayagarh sub-jail

Nayagarh: A rape convict serving jail term in Nayagarh Sub-jail escaped from the prison late on Monday night. The prisoner has been identified as Sourabh Kumar Bisoi alias Pupun, a resident of Bada Tangi Patna Sahi under Itamati police station in Nayagarh district. Nayagarh SP and Sadar police station IIC rushed to the spot and […]

Miscreants strike Ladu baba temple, loot cash

Nayagarh: Thieves have reportedly looted cash from the donation box of  Ladu Baba temple in Nayagarh in the wee hours on Saturday. The matter came to light after the priests found the locks of the donation box broken. Sources said, the miscreants decamped with cash after breaking three locks of the donation box that was […]

Dreaded criminal arrested after encounter

Nayagarh: A notorious criminal was arrested after an encounter by police at Lenkudipada in Nayagarh district last night. The criminal, identified as Suresh Rout of Poibadi under Daspalla police limits was planning for a dacoity at Baramasi area near Lenkudipada. Police received a tip off about his movement and raided the area accordingly. Suresh opened […]

Unwanted Daughters? Two Newborn girls found abandoned in separate places in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In an unfortunate incident, a newborn baby girl was rescued by locals near a drain in Jamunali village in Angul. As per reports, the girl, believed to be no more than 10 -12 days old, was recovered by  a local who was passing by the drain on Wednesday afternoon. “On seeing her condition we […]

Trucks laden with wood for Rath Yatra detained

Nayagarh: Two trucks loaded with wood for construction of chariots for Puri Rath Yatra were detained by the members of Mahaveer Sena at Daspalla in Nayagarh district today. The Sena activists alleged that felling of trees from Daspalla forest has led to massive deforestation in the area. No measures have been taken for afforestation, they […]

Wanted criminal arrested after encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: A notorious criminal was arrested by Commissionerate Police following an encounter at Gopalpur area under Sadar police station in Cuttack on Thursday. The accused, identified as Trilochan Nayak alias Budhia of Sarankul area in Nayagarh district sustained bullet injuries on right leg in the shootout. He has been admitted to SCB Medical College and […]

Blot on Khakhi: Nayagarh jail warder accused of molesting woman in hospital

Nayagarh: A woman, who was undergoing treatment at Nayagarh district headquarters hospital, was allegedly molested by the warder of Nayagarh sub-jail, Ramkrushna Sahoo and his friend on Monday night. The matter came to light after the family of the victim lodged a complaint in connection with the incident with Nayagarh Town Police on Tuesday. According […]

Anti-liquor protests by women fail to move admin

Boudh/Nayagarh: At a time when locals, especially women, oppose sale of liquor close to college and temple in Palasagora village under Manamunda police limits in Boudh, liquor business is rampant here in broad day light. Though regulations say that a liquor shop should be situated at least two kilometres away from educational institutions, the liquor […]

45 hurt in 3 separate bus accidents in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 45 people including 15 school students were injured in three separate bus accidents in different parts of Odisha on Saturday. Twenty-five passengers were hurt following a collision between two buses near Traffic chhak in Nayagarh. All the injured have been shifted to hospital while the condition of five passengers is said to […]

Women intensify anti-liquor campaign in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Setting an example for others, women members of Barpalli village under Sikharpur panchayat in Nayagarh district have cracked whip on illicit liquor trade in the region. Hundreds of women destroyed huge quantities of country-made liquor that was manufactured by several people in the village late last night. Also Read: Women torch liquor shop, ransack […]

Fire officials conduct inspection at 30 hospitals in 3 districts

Nayagarh: The State Fire Services department today conducted an inspection at various hospitals in three districts-Nayagarh, Dhenkanal and Jagatsinghpur- to check proper implementation of fire safety and fire prevention norms. DG (Fire Services) BK Sharma said the fire officials conducted inspection at around 30 premier hospitals and private nursing homes in Nayagarh, Dhenkanal and Jagatsinghpur […]

Nayagarh conjoined twins pass away

Cuttack: Nayagarh conjoined twins Ganga-Jamuna breathed their last at Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack, informed father of the girls today. The twins were under strict medical supervision in the ICU of Sishu Bhawan after CT Scan and other consultations with the radiology professor who had confirmed that the twins share one heart and liver. Sishu Bhawan […]

Odisha govt to bear treatment cost of Nayagarh conjoined twins

Cuttack: Odisha Government on Saturday announced that it will bear the medical expenses of Nayagarh newborn twins joined at stomach. The twins are currently undergoing treatment at Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack. “The Odisha Government will bear medical expenses of Nayagarh twins joined at stomach. They can be treated here at Sishu Bhawan. If required, we […]

Odisha woman gives birth to twins joined at stomach in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Even as people across the State continue to pray for the wellbeing of Kandhamal conjoined twins who are undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Delhi after their separation surgery, a woman today gave birth to twins joined at stomach at Khalipatana near Sarankula in Nayagarh district. Sumitra Dutta was admitted to a private Nursing Home […]