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Tag: Soro

Situation improves in Soro, Pattamundai, Rourkela

Soro/Pattamundai/Rourkela: The situation in Soro, Pattamundai and Rourkela, which had turned violent following group clash between two communities during the immersion procession of Ganesh idol, is limping back to normalcy. Reports from Balasore said the situation in Soro town has vastly improved as all business establishments and educational institutions opened today. Talking to media persons, […]

Tension eases in Rourkela, Soro

Rourkela/ Soro: Tension visibly eased in Rourkela and Soro after violence during Ganesh idol immersion kept both the cities under curfew for days. In Rourkela, there has been a minor improvement in the situation as prohibitory orders under Section 144 continue to remain in force. According to sources, section 144 has been kept in force […]

Remaining idols immersed amid beefed up security in Soro

Balasore: Even as the section 144 has stayed in force in Soro town in the district, which witnessed unrest following a group clash during immersion festival, remaining idols of lord Ganesh were immersed today amid tight security in a low profile manner. The peace committee on Tuesday decided to conduct the immersion in a low […]

Curfew in three Odisha towns following communal tension

Bhubaneswar: As communal tension prevailed in three towns of Odisha during immersion processions of Lord Ganesha and another deity, the administration imposed section 144 of the CrPC in these areas. Section 144 has been clamped in Rourkela in Sundargarh district, Soro in Balasore district and Patamundai in Kendrapada district following communal tension between two groups, […]

Soro unrest: Curfew reimposed; Sec 144 to continue

Balasore: To keep any untoward incident at bay during Id-Ul-Zuha celebrations, the authorities have reimposed curfew in Soro town on Tuesday. Sources said, the curfew which was clamped on Monday evening till today morning, was relaxed for some time in view of the mass prayers of Muslims. In the morning, people of the Muslim community […]

Curfew imposed in Soro; 19 platoons deployed

Balasore: Apprehending law and order situation during Id-Ul-Zuha celebrations tomorrow in Soro town, which witnessed unrest following group clash over Ganesh immersion two days back, the police on Monday imposed 12-hour curfew in the trouble-torn town. Police said, no movements will be allowed inside the town during this time. “Besides civil police personnel, 19 platoons […]

Miscreants torch shops after group clash

Soro: In the aftermath of the group clash between two communities during immersion festival of Lord Ganesh, miscreants set seven shops on fire in the town late on Sunday night even as the prohibitory order under section 144 of CrPC was in force. The special police team, which keeps a close watch on the situation, […]

Police force to stay in Soro town till situation improves: ADG

In the wake of a violent clash between the members of two communities during the immersion procession of Ganesh idol in Soro town in Balasore district two days ago, police today said the armed police force would stay in the town until normalcy returns to the area

Man trampled to death by tusker in Balasore

Balasore: A man was trampled to death by a tusker at Kuturipal village under Khaira block in Soro today. The deceased, identified as Jatia Nayak, was having food at his home when the tusker came and started roaring in front of his house. Nayak tried to flee from the spot to save his life, but […]

Rs 1.1 cr looted from Kolkata recovered at Soro; 2 held

Police arrested two persons from Raipitambara village near Soro in Baleswar district today and recovered Rs 10.20 lakh looted by them from the house of a businessman in Kolkata

30 killed, 36 injured in lightning in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 30 people died and 36 more seriously injured in lightning in several places across Odisha today. Of the 30 killed, eight are from Bhadrak, seven from Balasore district, six from Khurda district, three from Jajpur, two from Nayagarh and one each from Kendrapara, Sambalpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts. Reports from Balasore district […]

Climbing Taladhwaja: Arrested devotee forwarded to court

Puri: A devotee from Gujarat arrested by the Police yesterday for climbing the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra was forwarded to the court today. According to reports, Dipesh Shah, a businessman from Ahmadabad had climbed the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra in the wee hours July 8. After having the darshan of the Lord, he […]

Anti-liquor protest turns violent; 4 injured as trader attacks protestors

Balasore: At least four women were injured seriously when they were beaten up mercilessly by a liquor trader, whose shop was ransacked by a group of irate women in Saduapada village under Soro police station of the district on Saturday. All the injured have been shifted to Community Health Centre, Soro for treatment. Their condition […]

Five killed, three injured in road mishaps near Soro

Five persons were killed and three injured in different road accidents near Soro in the district on Sunday

Home guard dies in road accident; irate locals block road

Soro: Angry over the death of a person in a road accident near Khantapara Police outpost in Soro, locals here staged a road blockade and locked up the police outpost demanding compensation for the victims. Tension surfaced after a home guard was killed and a constable was seriously injured as a truck rammed into a […]

TV actor’s death: Jessy appears before Soro police

After dodging the police for four days, TV actress Pralipta Priyadarshini Samal alias Jessy finally appeared before Soro police on Friday hours after the district police served her a notice to appear before it and cooperate in the investigation into the death of TV serial actor Ranjit Pattnayak alias Raja

Death of TV actor Raja: Police quiz driver, event coordinator

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to unravel the mystery shrouding the death of television actor and choreographer Ranjit Patnaik alias Raja, police on Thursday took event coordinator Pralay and driver Dhaneswar, to Soro police station for interrogation.

Tiger census begins across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Tiger census began across Odisha on Friday. According to sources, along with Kuldiha Sanctuary, census is being conducted at 27 units of Nilagiri and Soro forest ranges. In Nilagiri, census is being done across 5,904 hectares of reserve forests. In Nilagiri’s eight units, three foresters and eight forest guards have been assigned for the […]

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Two boys of a family found dead

Two boys of a family were found dead at Soro in Balasore district on Monday