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Tag: Salepur

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Cuttack women farmers strike gold with organic farming

Women members of Biseswar Self Help Group of Budukunia village under Mahanga block have exemplified how using vermicompost and organic manure can work wonders for crops in agriculture. 

Odisha Panchayati Raj Minister Faces Black-Badge Protest In Salepur Again
Odisha Panchayati Raj Minister Faces Black-Badge Protest In Salepur Again

Cuttack: Odisha Panchayati Raj Minister Pratap Jena on Wednesday faced the wrath of BJP members during his visit to Salepur for inauguration of some developmental projects. The BJD MLA from Mahanga visited Mala gram panchayat of Salepur to inaugurate 15 developmental projects commissioned with an estimated expenditure of Rs 1 crore and lay foundation stone […]

BJP Leader's Murder In Odisha: FIR Lodged Against 12 Persons, 1 Suspect Detained

Cuttack: Police on Sunday detained one suspect in connection with the brutal murder of Salipur BJP leader Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingh Baral. Moreover, the cops have registered a case based on the FIR lodged by deceased Kulamani’s son Ramakant Baral. In his complaint, Ramakant has named 12 persons including eight people from Nrutanga […]

UP Police Seeks Transit Remand Of Odisha Man Arrested Over Sedition Charges

Salepur: Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday sought transit remand of a person who was arrested from Kushambi village under Salepur police limits in Odisha’s Cuttack district on sedition charges. The accused, identified as Sayyed Hassan Ahmed, is facing sedition charges for allegedly posting threatening content on social media against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP […]

UP Police Arrests Man From Odisha On Sedition Charges

Salepur: Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday arrested a person from Kushambi village under Salepur police limits in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Sedition charges. As per the reports, a police team from Singhbali police station under UP’s Bagpat district booked the accused named Sayyed Hassan Ahmed under Sections 124 (A), 507, 504 and 353 (A) for […]

OTV Impact: Illegal Brick Kilns Served Notices In Odisha

Cuttack: The district administration sprang into action after a report on illegal brick kilns mushrooming near the famous Brahmanabana shrine at Salepur in the district was telecast on OTV. As per the reports, the Revenue Inspector (RI) has issued notices to 14 brick kiln mafias after the Tehsildar ordered an investigation into the matter. If […]

3 Of Family Electrocuted To Death In Odisha

Cuttack: A pal of gloom descended on Betei village under Salepur Police limits in Cuttack district when three members of a family were electrocuted to death. As per reports, one Nandita Mallick from Betei village came in contact with an electricity wire while she was hanging clothes to dry. Seeing her in despair, Nandita’s mother-in-law, […]

Honesty pays: Couple felicitated for returning cop's lost bag with valuables

Cuttack: What would you do on finding a bag containing cash and ornaments? Well, many might think of keeping it but a couple has now become the talk of the town for returning baggage to its rightful owner. One Bijayananda Mohanty and his wife Pratibha Mohanty of Bramhana Khandi village under Nischintakoili block of Cuttack […]

BJP Salepur candidate Prakash Behera hits campaign trail

Salepur: After being nominated as BJP candidate from Salepur Assembly constituency, senior leader Prakash Behera today launched his poll campaign along with the party’s national vice president and Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda. Behera took out a big rally along with Panda and party workers in the Salepur constituency after offering prayers at the […]

Congress cries foul over video recording of poll meetings

Cuttack: Alleging partiality by the poll observers of the Election Commission, Odisha Congress today asked the reason behind not recording the Salepur meeting of Minister Pratap Jena. While the Congress’ meeting in Mahanga was video recorded today by the poll observers, why the same was not done a few days back at Salepur where Pratap […]

2 killed, over 70 persons injured in separate road mishaps

Salepur: At least two persons were killed and as many as 72 persons including women and children injured in separate road mishaps in the State today. A bus carrying 65 picnickers overturned after colliding with a Hyva truck near Kamarapada in Salepur this morning. Out of the 20 injured, five are stated to be critical […]

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Man killed, grandson injured in cracker explosion in Cuttack

Cuttack: An elderly man was killed while his grandson was critically injured in a cracker explosion inside their house at Boila village under Kishorenagar police limits of Cuttack today. According to sources, the explosion took place while Debendra Samal (55) was making crackers and his 7-year-old grandson Sambit Samal was playing nearby.  Soon, the duo […]

4 killed, more than 30 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Sundergarh: As many as four persons killed while more than 30 injured in separate road mishaps in different parts across Odisha on Thursday. A car carrying five persons rammed into a truck from behind near Anantpur under Salepur block in Cuttack district, killing three including a woman on the spot. Another person succumbed while undergoing […]

12-hr bandh in Salepur over administrative negligence in road construction

Cuttack: Several organisations in Salepur area of Cuttack district today resorted to dawn-to-dusk bandh pressing construction of the Cuttack-Chandbali road. Vehicular movement was affected while businesses and educational institutions were also hit as protesters staged pickets at several spots. Protesters alleged that despite regular demands for widening and renovation of road from Kuanpala Bus stand […]

Acres of land submerged as portion of Pattamundai canal embankment collapses

Kendrapara: Several acres of agricultural land were submerged after a major portion of embankment of Pattamundai main canal collapsed near Gopinathpur Sasansahi in Salepur today. A 30-feet wide breach was formed due to the erosion of the embankment which reportedly caused the inundation in several low lying areas in the region. The canal is considered […]

Ruins of ancient temple unearthed in Salepur

Salepur: Ruins of an ancient temple, believed to be of eighth or ninth century, have been discovered by locals at Lunahara village in Salepur of Cuttack district. Several idols of gods and goddess and remains of the temple were unearthed during excavation work of a pond that was going on at Lunahara village yesterday.The digging […]

Salepur minor girl rape & death: Police files charge-sheet in POCSO court

Cuttack: Twelve days after the death of the Salepur minor girl, who was raped; Police today filed the charge-sheet in Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Court in Cuttack. According to sources, the charge-sheet has been prepared under Sections 376 (A), 376 (B), 302, 363 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 6 of […]

CM condoles Salepur rape victim's death; assures stringent punishment

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today condoled the death of the 6-year-old Salepur rape victim in the Odisha Assembly today and announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the kin of the deceased. Patnaik also stated that the accused was arrested within 24 hours of the incident and he will be strongly punished. “I feel the […]

Salepur rape victim breathes her last

Cuttack: The six-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped and strangulated in Salepur of Cuttack district on April 21, today breathed her last while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital, informed the Medical Superintendent Shyama Kanungo. The minor girl was under ventilator and being treated by a team of 13 doctors. SCB emergency officer, […]

Minor girl rescued in unconscious state, rape suspected

Cuttack: A six-year-old minor girl is now battling for life after she was rescued in an unconscious state from the veranda of a school at Salepur in the district here on Saturday evening. The family members alleged that the girl was raped and an attempt was also made to kill her as blood was oozing […]

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Thieves caught red-handed in Salepur; beaten up mercilessly

Cuttack: Two thieves were allegedly beaten black and blue by the villagers in Naiguan under Salepur block of Cuttack district after being caught red-handed while stealing from a house here on Saturday. As per the sources, the incident occurred at around 11am this morning when the two accused allegedly broke open the lock of one […]

Sherbet seller arrested as over hundred fall sick in Salepur

Salepur: Following hospitalisation of 182 persons after consuming sherbet during the Maha Shivaratri celebrations in Salepur of Cuttack district, the sherbet seller was arrested on Thursday. Salepur police arrested the sherbet seller Prabhakar Rout from Dhenkanal railway station. As per reports, villagers of Raisunguda in Salepur Tehsil were taken ill on Wednesday night after consuming […]

More than 100 villagers fall ill after consuming Shivaratri sherbet

Salepur: As many as 100 persons were taken ill reportedly after consuming sherbet during the Maha Shivaratri celebrations last night at Raisunguda in Salepur tehsil of Cuttack district. While 40 villagers have been admitted to the Raisunguda hospital, 20 are undergoing treatment at the Mahanga community healthcare centre and 30 others admitted to Salepur hospital. […]

Man falls victim to ATM fraud

Salepur: Chakradhar Rout is now a worried man as his entire savings of over Rs 2 lakh that he had kept for his daughter’s marriage has been fraudulently withdrawn from his bank account. The latest ATM fraud has been reported from Malsasan village under Salepur police limits in Cuttack district. Chakradhar runs a small tea […]

Are allegations against MP Jay Panda too alike to be true?

Bhubaneswar: Soon after BJD MP Baijayant Panda raised the issue of a ‘corrupt govt official’s’ interference in politics, it seems to have triggered a pattern wherein with each passing day a new block-level party leader from the Kendrapara constituency is seen crowing the same allegation of parliamentarian neglecting party workers. Such is the coherence that […]

Body of couple recovered near house in Salepur

Cuttack: A couple was found dead under mysterious circumstances outside their house in Dularpur village under Mahanga police limits of Salepur here on Thursday. Mahanga police is investigating the incident. The deceased, identified as Parsuram Jena and his wife Kuni Jena are survived by two children. According to police sources, the incident is suspected to […]

Auto driver given kneel punishment after vehicle hits girls

Cuttack: An auto driver was forced to kneel down by locals in Salepur area after his vehicle allegedly hit some girls who were jogging today morning. According to reports, the auto driver, a resident of Badachana area of Jajpur picked up some passengers in his auto-rickshaw who were travelling to Salepur. But after dropping the […]

Maharathy suspends officials during surprise visit to block office

Bhubaneswar: Sending a strong message against government officials who are ‘slack in offices’, Panchayatiraj Minister Pradeep Maharathy, today, suspended two officials during his maiden surprise visit to Salepur block in Cuttack after assuming office post ministry reshuffle. Assistant Block Development Officer (ABDO) Prasanna Kumar Mallick and accounts officer Bharati Priyadarshani of Salepur block were placed […]

2 killed, 4 critically hurt in road mishap in Salipur

Salipur: In a saddening case, two persons lost their lives and four were critically injured when a marriage party vehicle collided head-on with a stationary truck near Bhatapada in Salipur of Cuttack late last night. The mishap occurred when the deceased, identified as Pramod Palei and Debasish Ray of Dikhsitpada village in Asureshwara, along with […]

Wall collapse
2 dead, 1 hurt after wall collapse in Salepur

Cuttack: Two persons were dead and one was injured at Darda Haripur village under Salepur block of Cuttack district today after a wall collapsed during roof thatching work of a house. The deceased were identified as owner of the house Narahari Swain and a villager Khirod Chandra Das. While Narahari had died on the spot, […]

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2 dead, 4 hurt in clash over ‘Dola’ procession

Salepur: Two including a woman were killed and four critically injured during a group clash over the ‘Dola’ procession at Pasulunda village in Salepur on Tuesday evening. The deceased, identified as Laxmidhara Jena and sister Anu Jena, succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment at the SCB hospital in Cuttack whereas the four injured are […]

Sanjeev Arora
Online fraud: Two BSNL staff among 5 held

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police today busted an online fraud racket and five members including two staff of BSNL. Talking to the media, DCP Sanjeev Arora said police had received a report on cyber crime in Markat Nagar area in which someone had managed to hack the username and password of an account and withdrew Rs […]

Villager files FIR alleging money collected forcibly for Rahman

Salepur: A resident of Sainpada village today filed a complaint at the Salepur police station against five persons alleging torment was inflicted upon him when he denied to give money during a collection was made to help Al Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) terrorist Abdur Rahman. The villager, Sheikh Tahimir Ali, told newsmen that a decision […]

Man dies of freak mishap

Salepur: In a bizarre incident, a man died of a freak mishap after the loaded gun of a security guard of the State Bank of India (SBI)’s Kendupatna branch suddenly went off inside the bank this morning. Reports said Trilochan Samal, a native of Kendupatna had come to the bank in the morning for a […]

Man dies in accident; Locals stage road blockade

Salepur: Vehicular movement on the Cuttack-Chandbali road came to a grinding halt on Saturday morning after locals staged a road blockade following the death of a person in an accident near Machuati square here. According to sources, a speeding bus hit a bike near Machuati square on this morning causing the death of the rider […]

Salepur woman suffers severe burns in acid attack

Cuttack: A 22-year-old woman suffered severe burn injuries when two unidentified youths threw acid on her at Salepur, about 30 kms from here, today, police said. Police said the woman, a resident of Kusumbi village, was on her way to a computer academy in nearby Kajipatna when the incident took place around 3.30 pm. The […]

Former minister Kalindi Behera passes away

BJD vice-president and former minister Kalindi Behera died at a private hospital today morning. He was 71. According sources, Behera was undergoing treatment for Septicemia over past 15 days and the death was caused by multi-organ failure

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Odisha richest but people poor, says Rahul

Odisha is one of the richest states in India but the people here are mostly poor. The State government completely failed to utilise...