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BDO Misbehaviour: OAS Officer Beats Up Man 'In A Fit Of Rage'

Nayagarh: Yet again, a Block Development Officer (BDO) has courted controversy, this time allegedly by beating a man with a stick after the latter reportedly requested to clear his pending bills. The latest government official in question is Nayagarh’s Nuagaon BDO Pramod Dalbehera. As per the allegations, one Jitendra Pradhan had engaged his private vehicle […]

Rationalists Vs Myth: Odisha's Nayagarh Kid has the 'other' touch, not the Midas' golden touch!

Nayagarh: The myth of King Midas golden touch is well known. But in Odisha’s Nayagarh, a myth doing rounds is a Class VII boy has developed a touch of the other kind – whatever objects he touches they get smeared with human excreta. The situation has turned so worrying that the minor boy was abandoned […]

Couple Attacked In Nayagarh, Woman Dies

Nayagarh: In an ugly turn of events following a brawl during a community feast, a woman died after she was attacked by a youth at Bhatasahi under Odagaon Police limits in Nayagarh district late last night. The deceased Mani Singh’s husband Nirajan, who also sustained critical injuries in the attack, is now battling for his […]

Recruitment Racket Promising Jobs Abroad Busted In Odisha

Nayagarh: A recruitment racket which duped aspirants of money on the pretext of providing jobs abroad was busted in Nayagarh district of Odisha following the arrest of 3 persons today. As per reports, one Rabi Padhi had opened a recruitment consultancy called Swaradhan at Laxman Nagar in Nayagarh town. Padhi reportedly collected Rs 60,000 each […]

Dalalraj Clampdown: Odisha SP Nabs Middleman Using Bait

Nayagarh: It sounds like a plot of a Bollywood movie where the men-in-khaki net criminals using bait. This tried and tested method proved successful for Nayagarh SP who managed to nab a middleman who was operating in a clandestine manner outside the Regional Transport Officer’s (RTO) office. As per reports, SP Sashibhusan Satpathy roped in […]

Patient Dies Due To ‘Medical Negligence’ In Odisha Health Centre

Nayagarh: A patient suffering from respiratory related ailments died due to the alleged medical negligence of doctors at Basant Manjari Health Centre in Chandapur under Ranpur block of Nayagarh district on Wednesday. As per reports, Bhimasen Swain, a resident of Shandhapur village in Khallikote area of Ganjam district was rushed to the health centre after […]

Man Dies After Being 'Thrashed' By In-Laws In Nayagarh

Bhubaneswar/Nayagarh: A man died allegedly after being thrashed by his in-laws in Badabhuin village under Fatehgarh Police limits of Nayagarh. As per reports, Ganesh Dash, working at a chemist shop in Laxmi Sagar area of the capital city was living with his wife and a 5-year-old daughter in Bhubaneswar. But after a dispute, his wife […]

Daily Express Train Between Bhubaneswar, Nayagarh Town From Oct 15

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways has approved the introduction of daily express train services between Bhubaneswar and Nayagarh Town, a notification by the national transporter said. The new express train will be flagged off on October 15 under the Union Ministry of Railways’ SEWA service, an initiative for better connectivity between smaller towns and important cities. […]

Lawyer-Journalist Face Off: Bar Associations Demand Scribe's Arrest

Nayagarh: Khandapada Bar Association in Nayagarh district on Sunday condemned the recent face off between a scribe and a lawyer on the premises of Khandapada court and demanded arrest of the concerned scribe. The lawyers’ body also threatened to launch a cease-work agitation if its demand to arrest Satyajit Mohapatra, the scribe, is not fulfilled. […]

Lawyer, Journalist Scuffle Inside Odisha Court Premises; Video Goes Viral

Nayagarh: A video of a clash between a lawyer and a journalist on Khandapada Court premises in Nayagarh district has now gone viral on social media. Surprisingly, as the incident occurred in presence of a police van, it has now become the talk of the town. As per reports, the concerned lawyer had allegedly pulled […]

Likely 'Low' in Bay of Bengal will bring widespread rain for Odisha on Aug 22, 23

Bhubaneswar: After a brief dry period for the coming two days, Odisha will be witnessing another spell of heavy rainfall on August 22 and 23, courtesy the likely formation of a low pressure area in the south Bay of Bengal (BoB). A study of the weather models of IMD, Skymet and INCOIS shows development of […]

Undertrial Prisoner Escapes From Nayagarh Sub-Jail

Nayagarh: An undertrial prisoner (UTP) managed to escape from Nayagarh Sub-Jail on Sunday raising security concerns at jails across the State. The accused, identified as Himanshu Nayak, was lodged in the jail in connection with a dacoity case. The matter came to the fore after the jail authorities lodged a complaint at Nayagarh Sadar Police […]

August to bring rains; July holds little hope with only 3 rainy days

Bhubaneswar: With more shine and less rain, the month of July holds little hope of normal rainfall for Odisha. However, weather models predict good rainfall in the State during the first week of August. The numerical model of IMD predicts rainfall in Odisha from July 26 to August 8. IMD predicts 18-35mm/day during the period. […]

'Dowry Torture' Goes One Step Ahead! Odisha Man Uploads 'Intimate Video With Wife' On Social Media

Nayagarh: Until now, the State had witnessed women being harassed, tortured, murdered by in-laws over dowry demands. However, the torture over dowry went a step ahead after a man allegedly uploaded an intimate video with his wife, on social media platforms. Such a shocking incident was reported from Nuagaon police station area of Nayagarh district […]

Substandard Road Construction Irks Locals In Nayagarh District

Nayagarh: Odisha government is spending crores of rupees for development of infrastructure and construction of roads in the State. However, people are still facing numerous difficulties in transportation due to illegal nexus between some concerned officials and contractors who are resorting to unfair means while executing various projects. One such glaring example of corruption has […]

Six accused in Sarankul youth murder case surrender before court

Nayagarh: Six persons allegedly involved in the kidnap and murder of a youth from Kalyanpur village under Sarankul police limits surrendered before the Odagaon JMFC court on Tuesday. Prime accused Jyotirmaya Mohanty alias Kalu, the son of Gotisahi panchayat sarpanch was among the six accused in the case. Earlier, another accused in the case, Balakrushna […]

Odisha Doctor Wrongly Cuts Urethral Tube Of Woman During Surgery

Nayagarh: In a purported case of medical negligence, a doctor at Daspalla Community Health Centre (CHC) in Nayagarh district cut the urethral tube of a woman while performing family planning surgery on her on Tuesday. Though the husband of the woman, Ramachandra Barad approached Khandapada Police Station for filing an FIR against the doctor, the […]

Good News for rain parched Odisha: A Monsoon low to form in Bay of Bengal by 17-18 July!

Bhubaneswar: Here is good news for Odisha! When the State’s rainfall deficit has inched up again to 21 per cent as on Sunday from 14 per cent on Wednesday, weather models show brewing up of a Monsoon low along the Odisha coast by around 17-18 July. The models suggest under its influence Odisha will receive […]

School students found gambling in Nayagarh; cops assure action

Nayagarh: It seems that school students are now the latest targets of the gambling racketeers in Nayagarh. Such concerns are now being raised after some school students engaged in gambling were caught on camera in Dolamandap area near Badadanda. The gambling den is operating from a place which is nearly 300 meters away from Ranpur […]

26 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Nayagarh/Mayurbhanj/Balasore: As many as 26 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Nayagarh, Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts today. In Nayagarh, 12 persons were injured after a head-on collision between two cars near Kaliapada area under Daspalla Police limits in the district. Sources said, the victims were heading towards Hatasahi in Daspalla after attending a […]

Monsoon 2019: Ganjam posts driest June in last half-decade; Dist records 35% deficient rainfall

Bhubaneswar: Even as the rainfall activities in the State have gathered momentum bringing down the whopping 56 per cent deficient rainfall to mere 17 per cent by July first week, still as many as five districts in Odisha have recorded deficient to highly deficient rainfall. But with weathermen predicting a wet July, the met models […]

Bay of Bengal to host 1st Monsoon depression; heavy rainfall in south & south east Odisha from today

Bhubaneswar: After registering a deficient rainfall of around 34 per cent during the month of June, the coming month (July) will be a wet one for Odisha. As per the rainfall data till date with the IMD, the first week of the month of June saw good rainfall. But the 2nd and 3rd week of […]

Monsoon 'Low' to trigger heavy rainfall in Puri, Khurda, Ganjam & Cuttack dists

Bhubaneswar: With the monsoon current going weak again, the good riddance for the State is within a span of around 10-days, Bay of Bengal (BoB) region around the State will again witness a low pressure area by the weekend. As per the weather models, under its influence, districts like Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Ganjam and Nayagarh are […]

Nayagarh Police busts robbery gang, 4 arrested

Nayagarh: In a major breakthrough, the Fategarh Police in Nayagarh district busted a robbery gang and arrested four members of the group on Saturday. Police also recovered stolen valuables including cash and ornaments and two motorcycles bearing registration numbers OD-25-B-1512 and OD-25-H-1172 from their possession. According to sources, Birabar Behera of Ragaripada village lodged a […]

Youth murdered in Bhubaneswar; one held

Bhubaneswar: Panic gripped the residents of Nayapalli area after body of a youth wrapped in cardboard box was recovered from inside the Horticulture farm on Sunday. The deceased, Dilip Sahu hails from Kantilo area in Nayagarh district and was working at a flour mill in Bhubaneswar. According to reports, Dilip had an altercation with other […]