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CM launches Theme song, Smart ID card on Police Foundation Day

Cuttack: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a ‘theme song’ on the occasion of its 82nd Foundation Day celebrations of Odisha Police at the Reserve Police Lines in Cuttack on Saturday. The theme song has been composed by Sarat Nayak and its music has been given by Subrat Routrary. A zero tolerance policy towards various anti-social […]

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Two-day joint naval exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ concludes at Paradip port

Bhubaneswar: A two-day joint naval exercise – Sagar Kavach – held in view of the coastal security, by the Indian Navy, Coast Guards and Odisha Police, concluded at the Paradip port today. Tripartite training regarding entry of intruders through coastal areas and security measures were included in the exercise. Importance was given on providing awareness […]

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 […]

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Mahima’s remand in Cuttack bomb hurling case ends

Cuttack: Arrested Industrialist and MD of Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL), Mahima Mishra’s 3-day police remand in connection with the bomb hurling case in Press Chhak in Cuttak ended today, following which he was produced before the SDJM court. According to sources, during the 3-day remand, Mahima was questioned on the reasons behind the bomb hurling […]

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Mahima Mishra’s 2 sons appear before Paradip Police

Paradip: Two sons of industrialist and managing director of Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL) Mahima Mishra who was arrested in connection with the murder of the Seaways Shipping company manager’s murder, appeared before the Paradip police today. According to sources, his sons were questioned on certain financial dealings. Both of them were served notices by the […]

CB grills Mahima Mishra in connection with 1995 abduction case

Paradip: Industrialist and Managing Director of Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL), Mahimananda Mishra who is in police remand in connection with the murder of the Seaways Shipping company manager Mahendra Swain was grilled by the Crime Branch of Odisha police over an abduction case in 1995. Two senior Crime Branch officials had arrived in Paradip today […]

DVF intensifies 'Operation RK' in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: While the Maoists are observing PLGA (People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army) week to avenge the death of their 31 comrades who were killed in a joint operation by the Grey Hound personnel of Andhra Pradesh police and SOG personnel of Odisha Police near Panasput in the cut-off area of Malkangiri district on October 24, the […]

94 Maoist sympathisers surrender in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Sixteen days after the death of 27 cadre Maoists who were killed during encounter with the Grey Hound squad of Andhra Pradesh police, Odisha Police and SOG  in Panasput area of Chitrakonda block in Malkangiri district, 94 Maoist sympathisers including three women surrendered before the police in the district today. Talking to media persons, […]

SIMI terrorists killed in gunfight in Bhopal, Odisha DGP praises MP cops

Bhopal: All the eight terrorists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from Bhopal Central Jail were killed in a gunfight on the outskirts of the city, police said on Monday. “All eight SIMI terrorists were killed in an encounter near Manikhedi Pathar village,” a senior police officer said. “We located […]

Malkangiri Encounter: Police buries 12 unclaimed bodies of Maoists

Malkangiri: Odisha Police on Sunday buried bodies of 12 unidentified Maoists who were killed in an encounter at Bhejing forest under Panasput gram panchayat in the district on October 24. Besides, the police handed over 16 bodies of the ultras to their family members and returned two bodies to Andhra Pradesh police. Muna, son of […]

Vigilance freezes payments to Happy Kar’s contractor wife

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance department has ordered the public health department (PHD) to stop payments to contractor Srabani Kar, wife of Himanshu (Happy) Kar, the aide of arrested former assistant director of Factories & Boilers, who had managed to obtain a differently-abled contractor’s license for his wife fraudulently. Seeking details of all the contracts awarded to […]

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2,610 missing children from Odisha rescued

Scouting all districts of the Odisha and several other states for about a month, joint teams of Odisha Police, Women & Child Development (WCD) and Labour departments have rescued at least 2,610 children, who had either gone missing or had ran away from their homes for different reasons

Complaint against 3 MPs for insulting national flag in Pakistan

A complaint was filed on Thursday with the Odisha police against three Members of Parliament (MPs) for insulting the national flag while they took part this week in the Saarc Young Parliamentarians Conference in Pakistan

64 troupes to participate in state level I-Day parade

A total of 64 troupes will participate in the state level parade to mark the 70th Independence Day in the capital city on Monday

Disability certificate to Happy’s wife: 2 more doctors quizzed

The Crime Branch of Odisha Police today quizzed two doctors in connection with the disability certificate issue to the wife of Himansu Kar, an aide of arrested Motilal Gouda

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Action plan for police modernization finalised for 2016-17

Bhubaneswar: The State Level Empowered Committee (SLEC) today finalized the action plan for modernization of Odisha Police for the current fiscal.

Odisha cops get lessons on cyber crimes

Cuttack: With an aim to tackle the increasing number of cases of cyber crimes such as phishing, online fraud and cheating, the Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday organised a special training programme titled ‘State level specialized training course on cyber crime investigation and forensics’ at its headquarters in Cuttack.

Odisha Police to train officers on updated forensic science

The State Police will train its new batch of sub inspectors on cyber crime, DNA finger printing and forensic science, said SM Narvane, director, Biju Patnaik State Police Academy on Wednesday

ED asked to probe ex-MLA’s fiscal transactions

Berhampur: With thr list of properties belonging to arrested ex MLA Ramesh Jena lengthening by the day, the police today asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to investigate the illegal fiscal transactions of the former legislator Berhampur SP Sarthak Sarangi has written to ED today in this regard. “More than 50 properties of Ramesh Jena have […]

Marik files Rs 50 lakh defamation suit against Anadi

Bhubaneswar: The tug of war between former Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjeev Marik and former IG of Police Anadi Sahu reached the courts after Marik filed a defamation suit against Sahu at Senior Division Civil Court here on Friday. The former DGP filed a civil defamation suit against the former IG at the court […]

Efforts on to eliminate tender mafia from Odisha: DGP

Director General of Police (DGP) KB Singh on Monday said the State Police is trying to make sustained efforts to eliminate tender mafia from Odisha

363 ASIs promoted to SI rank

The Odisha Police has promoted 363 assistant sub inspectors (ASIs) to the rank of sub inspector (SI)

Former DGP Marik’s steno transferred

Bhubaneswar: Rabindra Kumar Sethi, the then steno of the former Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjeev Marik, has been transferred to South-Western range DIG office from Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC), said DGP KB Singh. Informing this to media, Singh said, “He has been transferred as his work was unsatisfactory.” It’s worthwhile to mention here […]

Operation Smile-2 a huge success: Odisha Police

The Odisha Police, which had participated in the countrywide Operation Smile-2 campaign in January this year to trace out missing children from Odisha and other states, have achieved significant success rescuing 515 children, 185 of them during the second phase of the drive that ended yesterday