Tag: Security

Puri will be declared No-fly zone during Rath Yatra: DGP

Puri: The entire pilgrim city of Puri will be declared a no-fly zone during Rath Yatra, stated DGP Odisha KB Singh at the coordination meeting organised here on Monday for the upcoming Rath Yatra. He stated this in regard to the discussion on security measures that topped the agenda of the meeting besides discussing crowd […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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PLFI’s Jharkhand bandh hits Rourkela-Ranchi bus service

Rourkela: Bus communication from here to different places of Jharkhand including Ranchi came to a grinding halt today as the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) called for a bandh in Jharkhand alleging police action against some of its cadres. The outlawed organisation alleged that Jharkhand police has deliberately arrested some of its leaders and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Dress rehearsal: 25 bullet proof vehicles in PM’s carcade of 200 vehicles

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Thursday conducted carcade rehearsal ahead of the two-day visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Odisha starting April 15. As many as 25 bullet proof cars were a part of the carcade of 200 vehicles, which plied from Biju Patnaik International airport to Janata Maidan. Police sources said, elaborate security […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Justice BP Das proposes revamp in security of Lord Jagannath Temple

Bhubaneswar: The suggestions of Justice BP Das, chief of the Commission for reformation of Puri’s Lord Jagannath Temple, proposed by him after his recent visit to Tirupati temple in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, invited sharp criticism from the servitors of Shri Jagannath Temple in Puri. Reacting to the proposed reformation suggestions of Justice Das, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Three tier security cover for Assembly budget session

Bhubaneswar: A three-tier security cover has been put on place in and around Odisha Assembly in view of the two phase budget session scheduled to begin today, Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania said. The commissioner along with Police DG KB Singh and State Intelligence Director took stock of elaborate arrangements here. Speaking to media […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Polling for 4th phase Panchayat polls begins in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The fourth and penultimate phase Panchayat polls began in Odisha this morning amid tight security in 28 districts. Barring Jharsuguda and Boudh districts, polling would be conducted in the remaining 28 districts. “A total of 50,61,974people would exercise their franchise for the election of 1324 Panchayat Samiti members and 18,876 Ward Members in 162 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Three-tier security for 4th phase Panchayat polls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The fourth and penultimate phase Panchayat polls will begin tomorrow amid tight security in 28 districts, the State Election Commission (SEC) said today. Barring Jharsuguda and Boudh districts, polling would be conducted in the remaining 28 districts. “A total of 50,61,974people would exercise their franchise for the election of 1324 Panchayat Samiti members and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Second phase Panchayat polls today

Bhubaneswar: Voting for the second phase Panchayat election has begun today at 7 am and will continue till 12 noon. Counting will start at 1 pm. Polling is underway at 175 Zilla Parishad zones under 65 blocks of 29 districts, except Deogarh. Poll was not conducted as a Zilla Parishad member was declared elected unopposed […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Barabati braces for India-England ODI

Cuttack: With the third One Day International (ODI) match between India and England scheduled to begin on January 19, hectic preparations are underway in Barabati Stadium in the millennium city to spruce up its infrastructure. While paints have been applied to the galleries, the curators have taken special care to keep the ground condition intact. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Iron barricades to be installed in Capital’s high security zones

Bhubaneswar: In view of the safety of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and VVIPs visiting the state, security has been increased on major roads in the capital. The temporary barricade on roadsides in the high security zones will be replaced with permanent iron fences. The barricades will be erected on the routes connecting Naveen Niwas at […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
7 more places in Odisha get tourism destination status

Bhubaneswar: The number of tourism destinations in Odisha has gone up to 357 as the state government has accorded tourism destination status to seven more places. Of the new seven tourism destination sites, Satyabhamapur, the birth place of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das and two other places, which were the meeting place of the freedom fighters, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Denying security to Pradhan a political conspiracy: KV Singhdeo

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that denial of security to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan during his visit to Maoist-infested Malkangiri district on Monday was a ‘political conspiracy.’ Targeting chief minister Naveen Patnaik in a press meet, the saffron party also alleged that the minister was not provided security […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Security beefed up in twin city for immersion festival

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: Security has been beefed up in twin cities for the immersion festival of goddess Durga today after four days of divine extravaganza. 30 platoons of police have been mobilised at the sensitive points in the Capital City to maintain law and order during procession. 12 top police officials, including five DCP rank officers, have […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Hirakud dam security to be tightened

Sambalpur: Taking note of slack security in Hirakud Dam, the Odisha government has asked the dam authorities to identify location in the dam site area for installation of CCTV cameras and watch towers. In a letter to The Chief Engineer and Basin Manager, Upper Mahanadi Basin, Burla on August 27 this year, additional secretary HK […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Security beefed up in Odisha for Independence Day

Bhubaneswar: Elaborate security arrangements have been made across Odisha for the 70th Independence Day celebrations, police said on Sunday. Police sources said high alert has been sounded in Maoist-prone areas, and combing operations have been intensified in the affected districts to avoid any untoward incident during the celebrations. Director General of Police (DGP) K.B. Singh […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021