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Watch: 4-Year-Old Climbs Atop Mobile Tower In Odisha, Rescued

Cuttack: Averting a major mishap, the fire fighters of Adaspur rescued a four-year-old boy from a mobile tower after a grueling operation that lasted for nearly an hour on Monday. As per reports, a cellular tower located at Patasundarpur village under Cuttack’s Kantapada block turned to be the centre of attention for hundreds of locals […]

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Pulwama Terror Attack: 2 Years On, Govt Promises For Odisha Martyr's Village Remain Unfulfilled

Cuttack: Even as the country observed the second anniversary of Pulwama terror attack remembering the valour of 40 jawans who laid down their lives for the nation on this day two years ago, the native village of Manoj Behera who was one among the martyrs is still crying for administrative attention. The government had made […]

Breach In Canal Causes Flash Flood In Cuttack Village, Repair Work On

Cuttack: A usual weekend suddenly turned scary for hundreds of villagers in Barimunda under Niali block of the district as they had to spend a sleepless night on Sunday after a breach on the northern side of the nearby Kakatpur branch canal here triggered flash flood in the region. Till last reports were filed, there […]

Matric Supplementary Exam: Errors In Marksheet Leave Student In Lurch

Cuttack: A student from Niali area of Cuttack on Friday brought serious allegations of several glaring mistakes in the markesheet of his Matric Supplementary Examination, which was released by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha on Thursday. The student identified as Bikash Swain from Sithalo Nodal High School under Niali block expressed his displeasure […]

‘Wrong’ Injection Kills Minor Girl, Family Ransack Nursing Home In Cuttack

Cuttack: The death of a nine-year-old girl soon after she was administered an injection at a nursing home sparked tension at Niali area of Cuttack district on Sunday. Alleging that ‘wrong injection’ was administered, the girl’s family members ransacked property inside the nursing home. As per reports, Seema Nayak, the minor girl from Garada village […]

Miscreants decamp with Rs 35 lakh in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A group of miscreants looted cash worth Rs 35 lakh from a car near Phulnakhara square of Bhubaneswar today. The incident occurred when some employees of Indian Overseas Bank were transporting the cash to Bhubaneswar from Niali in a private car. As per reports, five to six masked miscreants intercepted the car and looted […]

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Man attacks sister-in-law over land dispute in Cuttack

Cuttack: A woman sustained critical injuries after being allegedly attacked by her brother-in-law over a land dispute at Pahanga village in Niali area of Cuttack district on Wednesday night. According to sources, one Ganeswar Barik had a long standing land dispute with his younger brother Jogesh Barik. The ongoing dispute between them took an ugly […]

BJP announces candidates for 4 Assembly constituencies in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) on Wednesday announced candidates for four Assembly constituencies–Champua, Bhograi, Basta and Niali. Senior leader and former minister Raghunath Mohanty, who joined the BJP at the saffron party’s Odisha headquarters in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, has been fielded from Basta constituency. Raghunath had joined the BJP at party’s Mishrana Parba in the […]

Body of Odia labourer arrives from Kuwait; Jay Panda pays tribute

Bhubaneswar: Body of an Odia labourer who died in Kuwait arrived in Bhubaneswar today. The deceased identified as Papina Lenka from Podana village of Niali area in Cuttack, was engaged as a plumber in Kuwait. After the body arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BJIA), former MLA Baijayant Jay Panda paid his tributes and […]

Mysterious death of minor girl in Niali leaves whiff of honour killing

Cuttack: Mysterious death of a minor girl who was also cremated by the family members in Gothapatana Village under Niali Block of Cuttack district has raised suspicion of honour killing allegedly over the love affair of the deceased. Following complaints, Niali police today detained the girl’s uncle, aunt along with two others from the family […]

Youth arrested for posting ex-girlfriend's obscene pics on Facebook

Bhubaneswar: Kharavela Nagar Police on Wednesday arrested a youth and forwarded him to judicial custody allegedly for blackmailing his ex-girlfriend and uploading her obscene pictures on social media. As per sources, the youth has been identified as Subasis Routray from a village under Jalalpur police limits of Niali in Cuttack. “The youth was continuously blackmailing […]

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Miscreants hurl bombs on BJD leader's vehicle

Cuttack: In a bizarre incident, unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at a Bolero vehicle at Polsara village near Niali of the district Sunday evening. As per sources, the vehicle, identified to be of a local BJD leader, was stationed at the village when suddenly miscreants hurled bombs at it and fled. Sources said the Bolero has […]

Bombs hurled at Sarpanch’s house in Niali 

Niali: Unidentified miscreants allegedly hurled bombs at the residence of Pokharigaon Sarpanch Bhagirathi Mallick in Niali block of Cuttack district last night. According to sources, the miscreants also opened fire in the air in Pokharigaon and Ghanapur villages before fleeing the spot. One Arakhita Das of Pokharigaon village sustained minor injuries in the incident. While […]

‘Mysterious’ animal kills 13 more sheep in Niali

Niali: Thirteen more sheep were allegedly killed by the mystery animal at Badakorkor village in Nuagaon Panchayat under Niali block of Cuttack district last night. According to reports, the sheep kept inside a shed were found dead today morning. The sheep deaths resurfaced with 19 sheep deaths reported from different places of Niali in the […]

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Mysterious animal on prowl! 5 more sheep deaths reported in Niali

Niali: After a brief lull, the fear of mystery animal and sheep death has again returned to Niali with five more sheep found dead late last night. According to reports, the unidentified animal has allegedly killed three sheep at Pokhari village under Bilasuni panchayat and two in Tarbana. The incident has now instilled a sense […]

20 houses gutted in Niali fire   

Cuttack: Over 20 houses were razed to ashes when a major fire broke out at Badheipatna village under Niali block in Cuttack district during the wee hours today. Property worth over Rs 1 lakh were gutted in the fire. Preliminary reports said the incident occurred at around 3 am and short circuit is suspected to […]

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Fear of mysterious animals continues, 4 more sheep killed

Cuttack: While the mystery surrounding the deaths of sheep in Odisha continues, four more sheep were killed late last night in Kurangapradhan village in the district. The sheep carcass were found at the cattle shed of a villager in the morning today with three other sheep being critically injured in the attack. More than 1000 […]

Bike-borne miscreants hurl bombs at villagers’ houses in Niali

Cuttack: Six unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at the houses of two people in Prasanga village under Niali police limits here late on Friday night. According to sources, the incident occurred at around 2am when six bike-borne criminals hurled bombs at the villagers’ houses and managed to flee the spot soon after committing the crime. No […]

Sheep deaths continue, 4 more killed in Niali

Niali: Four more sheep were killed at Kuladahijang village under Bilasuni panchayat late last night. The sheep carcass were found at the cattle shed of villager Sarat Bhoi this morning. Earlier, large number of sheep deaths were reported from the village. The killing of sheep in Niali region of Cuttack district continues despite a slew […]

Now, Betanati, Athagarh in clutches of mysterious animal scare

Cuttack/Baripada: After Niali, Bhanjanagar and Jagatsinghpur, Athagarh of Cuttack and Betanati of Mayurbhanj district are now in the grip of panic due to the alleged mysterious animal that has killed at least eight sheep and left six others injured on Tuesday night. The unidentified animal strayed into Panchaggan village under Tigiria block near Athagarh and […]

Niali panic spreads to Bhanjanagar as sheep death continues

Bhanjanagar: After Niali, Kupati village here in Ganjam district is under the fear of an unidentified animal that killed 10 more lambs and left one injured Sunday night. Two other sheep also went missing from the village, villagers said. The killer reportedly dragged the sheep from a shed and attacked with its nail. On being […]

Niali villagers claim to have caught suspected 'mysterious' animal

Niali: After the forest department and special team from Similipal National Park failed to catch the ‘mysterious’ animal that has been killing sheep since the last many days, villagers today claimed they have caught the animal. The villagers of Dihasithala have caught a jackal like canine and claimed that four other such animals escaped. “The […]

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After Niali, similar attacks in Kendrapara, one sheep killed

Kendrapara: After sheep attacks in Niali of Cuttack and Alipingala in Jagatsinghpur, another such incident was reported from Kosia Belari village in Mahakalapada area of Kendrapara district on the wee hours today. According to reports, a sheep of Rabindra Majhi, a resident of the village, was killed in a similar way to that of the […]

Niali fear continues unabated with fresh sheep deaths

Cuttack: Even as the killing of  sheep in Niali region of the district continues to shroud in mystery  despite slew of government measures, three more fresh deaths were  reported from Jamugaradi village of Niali block last night. Being irate over the government’s failure in tracing out the  killer, villagers took to the street and staged […]

Niali sheep death continues, killer still at large despite Govt measures

Cuttack: All efforts of the forest department including night patrolling, bursting of crackers and laying of traps failed to yield any desired result as three more sheep were killed and five injured by the mysterious creature at Nati village in Niali of the district last night. Two more sheep went missing from the village since […]