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Soumyaranjan Patnaik
BJD MLA Soumya Patnaik Faces Flak After Terming Pari Murder Case As Minor Incident

Bhubaneswar: BJD vice-president and Khandapada MLA Soumyaranjan Patnaik today stoked a huge controversy on Friday by terming the alleged case of abduction and murder of Pari, a five-year-old girl at Jadupur village in Nayagarh district, a ‘minor incident’. “Taking into the consideration into the demand of the opposition parties, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered a […]

BJP Demands CBI Investigation In Pari Murder Case
Pari Murder Case: CBI Probe Demand Grows Louder As BJP Threatens State-Wide Agitation

Bhubaneswar: Amid a massive public outrage over the abduction and subsequent murder of five-year-old girl ‘Pari’ in Nayagarh, the Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has now demanded handing over the case to the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) for a fair investigation. Addressing a presser, BJP Mahila Morcha leader Smrutirekha Patnaik also […]

Pari ‘Murder’ Case: PIL Filed In Orissa HC Seeking CBI Probe & Rs 25 Lakh Compensation

Cuttack: A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Orissa High Court on Thursday seeking probe by the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged abduction and subsequent murder of five-year-old girl ‘Pari’ in Nayagarh district in July this year. Social organisation, Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, which filed the PIL, has also sought Rs […]

Pari Murder Case: Statement Of MoS In Odisha Assembly Unfortunate, Says Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday made a veiled attack on the State government over the brutal murder of Pari, a five year girl from Naragarh district whose skeletal remains were found 10 days after she went missing from near her house. While talking to reporters today, Pradhan termed the Statement made by the […]

Odisha Govt Admits Pari Was Kidnapped & Murdered, Orders Crime Branch Inquiry

Bhubaneswar: In a major development in the abduction and murder of a 5-year-old girl in Nayagarh district, Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra today informed the Assembly that the case has been handed over to the State Crime Branch for further investigation. READ | Pari Murder Case: Kingpin Involved In Kidnapping Children For […]

Pari Murder Case
Pari Murder Case: Kingpin Involved In Kidnapping Children For Organ Trade, Alleges Victim's Father

Bhubaneswar: In July this year, 5-year-old Pari of Nayagarh district was allegedly kidnapped, murdered and chopped into pieces. Her parents are still shattered as they could see nothing more than her skeletal remains which were dumped by the killers in the backyard of their house in Jadupur village. The couple attempted suicide outside the Odisha Assembly […]

Odisha: 6 Persons Including 2 Women Killed After Being Hit By A Dumper In Nayagarh

Nayagarh: In a tragic incident, at least six persons including two women were killed after being run over by a speeding dumper near Sharankul area of Nayagarh district on Tuesday. Five persons were killed on the spot while another person died while undergoing treatment at the hospital, sources said. The incident occurred when the driver […]

Two Days On, Body Awaits Cremation

Nayagarh: Body of a man has been kept waiting for cremation since Friday following a dispute between two groups of villagers over the cremation ground at Bhaliadihi under Sarankul police station in the district. Palpable tension prevailed in the village after relatives and neighbours of the deceased blocked the Kadalipalli-Sikharpur road on Saturday. A police […]

Imposter Posing As Odisha Govt Official Arrested For Job Fraud

Nayagarh: The Chandapur Police here on Thursday arrested a conman for cheating crores of rupees from several people of Tangi and Chandapur area by promising them jobs in various government departments. According to police sources, Kanhu Pradhan who hails from Tangi area of Khordha district has duped many common people on the pretext of providing […]

Youth Dupes Aspirants Of Rs 5 Lakh By Promising Jobs In BMC, Arrested

Nayagarh: A youth from Nayagarh district has been arrested on charges of duping several job aspirants to the tune of Rs 5 lakh by promising them postings at the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) office. The accused, identified as Abhijit, was arrested on Saturday based on a complaint filed by one Monali Priyadarshini, who happens to […]

Service To Mankind Is Service To God: The Good Samaritans Of Odisha's Nayagarh

Nayagarh: The scene of a group of youths helping the destitute and homeless may not be a common sight for all, but it has become a regular phenomenon on the streets of Nayagarh. The district, where many great personalities from Upendra Bhanja to Pathani Samanta were born and brought honour to Odisha, has another reason […]

Nayagarh: 2 Including Woman Killed In Lightning Strike

Nayagarh: Two persons including a woman were killed in a lightning strike at Daspalla area here in the district on Wednesday morning. According to sources, the duo sustained serious injuries in the lightning strike and were immediately rushed to Daspall community healthcare centre. However, the doctor declared them dead on arrival. You May Also Read: […]

Tension In Nayagarh After Fuel Station Dispenses Water Instead Of Petrol

Nayagarh: Tension ran high at a fuel station in Sikharpur under Saranakul police limits of the district after a customer levelled allegations of adulteration of petrol on Friday. According to sources, the complainant Antaryami Nayak filled petrol in his two-wheeler from the fuel station last evening. But when his vehicle didn’t start, he checked and […]

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COVID19: Nayagarh Town Shut Down For 2 Days

Nayagarh: In a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19, the district collector on Friday ordered a two-day shutdown in Nayagarh town. According to the collector’s orders the town will be shut down completely on coming Monday & Tuesday. According to the collector, the town will be sanitised during the shutdown period. Earlier today, the […]

Lockdown: Odisha Man Cycles 130 km Every Month To Fetch Medicines For Ailing Son!

Nayagarh: A daily wager in Odisha’s Nayagarh district has been cycling 130 kilometres to the State capital every month to fetch medicines for his ailing one-and-a-half-year-old son due to disruption in public transport amid frequent COVID19 lockdowns and his inability to afford private transportation. Maguni Behera (45) of Talakani village under Ranpur block of Nayagarh […]

Unexplored Cave Turns Crowd Puller In Nayagarh Hills

Nayagarh: A rock shelter believed to be ancient has come to limelight near Badhipatna village in Nayagarh district. The site has now turned into a crowd puller with people in the region thronging the place in large number to witness the cave. Gopinath Sahoo, a local who lives nearby, claims that he used to hear […]

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Odisha Minor Girl 'Kidnap & Murder': Apart From Victim's Skeletal Remains, Police Empty-Handed

Nayagarh: Odisha Police has come under harsh criticism as all the efforts to nab the accused behind the alleged kidnapping and brutal murder of a minor girl in Jadupur village of Nayagarh district have not yet yielded results even after 14 days of the incident. As per reports, frantic search and raids by police in […]

Ostracism Forces Families To Take Shelter In Bus Stop In Odisha

Nayagarh: As many as 15 families of Ragadimada village in Odagaon block of Nayagarh district have been forced to take shelter in a bus stop since last Friday after a local kangaroo court allegedly banished them from the village. Reportedly, the village court ordered the families to leave their homes and settle elsewhere over some […]

Remains Of '6th-Century AD' Temple Come To Fore In Odisha's Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Deep in the woods of Sankhajodi forest reserve under Ranpur Division in Nayagarh, remains of a temple which is a reminiscent of Shaiva tradition with rich history and architecture of ancient Odisha has now come to limelight. No one knows much about its history of inception, but folklore says ‘Gangeswar’ temple dedicated to Lord […]

Berhampur Travel Restrictions Eased
COVID19: Ganjam District Administration Seals Border With Khurda, Nayagarh

Bhubaneswar: With the relentless surge in cases of Covid-19, the Ganjam district on Wednesday sealed the border of the district adjoining Khurda and Nayagarh to limit the movement of people to and from the region. Taking to Twitter, Ganjam district authorities informed that no person will be allowed to go to Bhubaneswar as the border […]

Dharmendra Pradhan Seeks ASI Restoration For 500-Year-Old Submerged Temple In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pardhan has sought the intervention of the Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel in directing the Archaeological Survey of India for restoring and relocating the 500-year-old Lord Gopinath Temple that re-emerged in the middle of Mahanadi River near Baideswar in Padmavati village in Nayagarh district recently. In a letter to […]

Centuries-Old Temple Find In Odisha's Mahanadi River: Archaeologists, Experts Visit Spot

Bhubaneswar: An expert team comprising members of IIT Bhubaneswar and two archaeologists from Rohilakhand University, Uttar Pradesh today visited Nayagarh district where an ancient temple, which had been submerged in the waters of Mahanadi River, resurfaced again recently. Archaeologist Arup Ranjan Mishra informed that a detailed documentation and research will be conducted on several aspects […]

Leopard Skin Smuggling: Crime Branch STF Nabs Mastermind From Nayagarh

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch claimed breakthrough in leopard skin smuggling racket by arresting the mastermind from Ranpur area of Nayagarh district. Two leopard hides and bones (30 pieces) have been recovered from the possession of the accused identified as Laxmidhar Nayak. STF officials informed that Nayak was arrested when he […]

Centuries-Old Temple Submerged In Mahanadi River Resurfaces

Nayagarh: An ancient temple, believed to be around 500-year-old in Nayagarh district, which had been submerged in the waters of Mahanadi River has emerged again. A survey team of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) has located the temple in Mahanadi waters near Padmabati village under Bhapur block of Nayagarh. Archaeologists believe […]

Animal Skin Smuggling Racket Busted In Odisha, 2 Arrested

Nayagarh: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch busted an animal skin smuggling racket and arrested two persons from Gania area in Nayagarh district on Monday. The arrested persons have been identified as Pratap Kumar Nayak of Sakin village and Kishore Chandra Dehury of Dedhasura village under Daspalla block in the district. The […]