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Odisha : Rs 19 Lakh Plundered from Keonjhar Bank

Joda : Four unidentified plunderers looted money worth Rs 19 lakh from the money counter at the Andhra Bank's Joda branch in Keonjhar locale on Monday. Reports said the four plunderers, three of them with veils covering their face, touched base at the bank on two motorcycle at around 3 PM. All of them went inside the bank and threatened the...

Conman Posing As IG Punjab Police In Nayagarh Police Net

Nayagarh: The Nayagarh district police arrested a youth on charges of making fraudulent calls to Nayagarh Superintendent of Police (SP) posing himself as an Inspector General of Punjab police. The accused has been identified as Ashok Nayak of Daspalla area. Reports said that the imposter had frequently approached the Nayagarh SP over phone to get some work done for one of...

‘D’ Link : Sangram Patra Arrested

Cuttack: Another dreaded criminal Sangram Patra, considered to be an aide of the criminal brothers Sushil and Sushant Dhalasamant was arrested by Cuttack Sadar police today. Sources said that, Patra has more than eight criminal cases pending against him. With Patra’s arrest, Commissionerate police have so far arrested 20 associates of Dhalasamant brothers. Sources informed that commissionerate police has chalked out...

Dark Day-2: 18 More Die In Lightning Attacks In Odisha, Death Toll Mounts To 36 In 2 Days

Bhubaneswar:  With 18 human lives lost today due to lethal lightning strikes in several parts across the state, the death toll due to the natural disaster has gone up to 36 in two days. Three persons died in thunder strike in Athgarh and its adjacent areas in Cuttack district while eight critically injured school children have been admitted to a...

United Opposition’s VP Nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi To Meet BJD MPs Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Vice Presidential candidate of the united opposition Gopalkrishna Gandhi will meet the MPs, both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, of BJD tomorrow and request them to cast their votes in his favour during the Vice Presidential poll to be held on August 5. The BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has issued strong instructions to the MPs to ensure their...

Students’ Council Poll Deferred In Ravenshaw University, Students Up In Arms

Cuttack: Expressing its helplessness in view of bandh call by student wings of some political parties, the authorities of the Ravenshaw University here today have put on hold the Students’ Council poll. The Vice Chancellor (VC) of Ravenshaw University Prakash Chandra Sarangi told media persons that the election had been put off till further notice following student unrest. “In view of...

3 Members Of A Family Die Of Suspected Food Poisoning

Nabarangpur (Odisha) (PTI): Three members of a tribal family died of suspected food poisoning at a remote village in Odisha's Nabarangpur district, police said today. A woman, her daughter and brother-in-law had complained of vomiting, diarrhoea and stomach pain after having food prepared at home at Sirapara village in Raighar block on Monday. The 25-year-old woman died in the house on Monday...

3 Killed in Auto-Bike Collision

Bolangir: Three persons, including a child, were killed when an auto rickshaw bump into a motorbike on the Bolangir-Sambalpur highway. The mishap happened close Chuinbandha on Friday night. According to sources, the two persons on the bike and a child who was inside the Auto rickshaw died in the accident. Two women who were travelling in the auto rickshaw were...

Heavy Rainfall Likely In Odisha In Next 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar (PTI): Odisha is likely to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur in one or two places in southern region of the state and heavy rainfall in northern parts of Odisha, the IMD said in its latest bulletin. Meanwhile, sources in IMD said that rain was experienced in many places in...

SAG Medal Winners to get Cash Award by Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday declared cash awards for the state competitors, who have won medals in the individual event at the continuous twelfth South Asian Games (SAG) at Guwahati in Assam. In a notice, the Sports and Youth Services office said the competitors winning gold, silver and bronze medals in the individual event would get a cash...

Odisha Government to run 1000 buses under rural connectivity soon

Bhubaneswar, January 17: In 108 scheduled blocks in 12 districts 8 to 10 buses under the Rural Transport Connectivity Scheme would be provided said G Mathivathanan, commissioner cum secretary, department of transport and commerce here on Friday. This will be done to strengthen rural connectivity in the stat Mr. Mathivathanan said.. Speaking at the concluding day of the 25th Road Safety...

Revenue Inspector Arrested In Jajpur For Accepting Bribe

Jajpur(PTI): Vigilance sleuths today arrested a revenue inspector for allegedly accepting a bribe for submitting a report in a mutation case in Jajpur district today. Shyamsundar Das, the revenue inspector of Srinagar circle of Dharmasala tehsil, was caught by the vigilance squad in his office room while he was accepting Rs 1000 as bribe from one Nilamani Swain of Sankharidiha...

High-Level Meeting At Naveen Niwas After Pravat Biswal’s Arrest

Bhubaneswar:  Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik today morning convened a high level meeting at Naveen Niwas in the wake of Choudwar-Cuttack MLA Pravat Biswal’s overnight arrest by the CBI in connection with the Seashore chit fund scam. Rajya Sabha MP Pratap Deb, BJD Vice-President Debi Mishra, Finance Minister Sasibhushan Behera, MLAs Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Sanjay Das Burma and...

Naba Das’ Blue Deeds in Assembly ; Probe Begins

Bhubaneswar: The Ethics Committee of Odisha legislative Assembly on Tuesday started the procedure of its probe concerning the blue deeds of congress MLA Naba Kishore Das watching obscene video clip in the House amid the winter session last year. In a press conference after the meeting, executive of the Ethics Committee and BJD MLA Ranendra Pratap Swain said the...