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Odisha High School Head Master In Vigilance Net

Nabarangpur: The Head Master of a High School landed in Vigilance net on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. As per the reports, the vigilance department today raided five places belonging to Ranjit Kumar Panigrahi, the Head Master of Boragaon Project High School under Raighar block of Nabarangpur district. Sources […]

Dispute over burial ground sparks tension at Raighar block

Nabarangpur: Palpable tension prevails at Raighar block in the district following dispute between two villages over a burial ground. Due to the controversy, the funeral of a woman who died yesterday is yet to be conducted. Sources said the family members of the deceased woman from PatrakotiSahi wanted to conduct her last rites at the […]

Women SHGs allege money laundering by block programme manager in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Women Self Helf Groups (SHGs) of Raighar block in Nabarangpur district have levelled money laundering allegations against the Block Programme Manager (BPM) of the district. Though Rs 20 lakh was collected for insurance purposes from the members of SHGs, they are yet to receive any insurance documents till date from the concerned officials. Maa […]

Mismatch in weight of rice sacks supplied to Anganwadis in Nabarangpur?

Nabarangpur: The sacks of rice reaching different Anganwadi centres of Raighar block in Nabarangpur district weigh at least 10 to 15 kgs less than the ideal weight, allege Anganwadi workers in the area. The 50 kg sacks supplied to these centres contain only about 40 to 38 kgs of rice. This ultimately affects the quantity […]

Youth hacked over suspected love affair, attacker surrenders

Umerkote: A youth surrendered before police after hacking another to death over an alleged love affair with his sister at Kumuli village under Raighar block of Nabarangpur district here on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Dipankar Biswas of Kumuli village. According to reports, Bhabatosh Bhadra of the same village killed Dipankar over some […]

More than 400 fall ill after consuming food at marriage feast

Umerkote: More than 400 persons including women and children fell ill after consuming food at a marriage feast at Jodajonga DNK village under Raighar block in Nabarangpur district today. While some sick are undergoing treatment at the Hataurandi and Jodinga health centres, others are undergoing treatment under supervision of a special team of doctors at […]

Blanket laden truck seized, two detained

Umerkot: Police today seized a blanket laden truck and detained two persons including the driver for interrogation. Reports said the some BJP activists detained a truck carrying woollen blankets near Lalapara in Raighar block in Nabarangpur district and informed the police. Following information, a team of Raighar police rushed to the spot and seized the […]

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Pradeep Majhi, 18 others get bail

Umerkote: Former parliamentarian and Congress leader Pradeep Majhi and 18 others arrested connection with ransacking of a forest range office at Raighar a few days back was granted bail by Assistant Sessions Judge here today. Court sources said the bail was granted on the production of a bailer and a personal bond of Rs 20,000. […]

Sick infant branded with hot iron dies

An eight-month old infant boy, who was branded with hot iron by his father to cure his illness in Mahuvatta village under Raighar police limits, died at the district headquarters hospital on Monday