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Provide medical treatment to Sabyasachi, court asks Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Hearing a petition filed by arrested Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda’s lawyer Dipak Patnaik, sub divisional judicial magistrate (SDJM) Court, Berhampur on Tuesday asked the Odisha government to provide medical treatment to the Red Rebel, sources said. The court asked Berhampur Circle Jail authorities, where Sabyasachi is lodged currently, to conduct all pathological and diagnostic tests of the Maoist...

IPS reshuffle: Satyabrat Bhoi appointed Bhubaneswar DCP

Bhubaneswar: As expected, after Sanjeev Marik succeeded Prakash Mishra as the DG Police recently, a major reshuffle of IPS officers in Odisha was effected on Tuesday. As per the notification issued by the state home department, Bhubaneswar DCP Nitinjit Singh was posted as vigilance superintendents of police (SP), while Satyabrat Bhoi has been appointed as Bhubaneswar DCP. Similarly, Amrita Dash...

Maoist Sabyasahi produced before SDJM Court, Berhampur

Bhubaneswar: In connection with the hearing of three cases, arrested dreaded Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda alias Sunil was produced before the SDJM Court, Berhampur on Thursday, sources said. The court fixed September 3 as the next date of hearing. Earlier, Sabyasachi’s lawyer urged the court to allow his client to take up writing in the prison, sources added

Depose before Sep 5, Naidu Commission directs Sabyasachi Panda

Bhubaneswar: Arrested Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda alias Sunil has been served a notice by Justice A S Naidu Commission to depose before it (the commission) by September 5. Justice Naidu Commission is probing the killing of VHP leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati at his Jalespata ashram in 2008 and the subsequent communal clash in Kandhamal district, which claimed 38 lives. ...

Cops bust illegal labour trafficking racket, rescue 11 women

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police detained a woman labour contractor from Puri for illegally trafficking 11 women including three minors to Bhimpuram in Andhra Pradesh to work as labourers in a prawn processing unit, police said on Thursday. The 11 rescued were from Kerubadi, Bhramarbadi and Padanketa areas of Kandhamal district. They were rescued from Charichhak locality under Daringibadi block in...

Dengue scare: Medical student, 8 others test positive in Ganjam district

Bhubaneswar: The list of number of dengue patients in Odisha seems to be getting longer every alternate day. The disease which was earlier reported in Cuttack, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur and Bhadrak districts in the recent weeks, has now also surfaced in Ganjam district too, sources said. Nine persons from different parts of Ganjam district have tested positive, revealed sources in...

Berhampur University woman student dies in road mishap

Bhubaneswar: On her way to Bhanja Vihar campus with her friend on a scooty, a woman post graduate student of Berhampur University died in a road mishap on Monday morning, sources said. A branch of a roadside tree suddenly fell on the two girls on the Scooty, while they were on their way to the varsity campus. The deceased died on the...

Berhampur Police nab Maoist leader Sabyasachi, CM lauds cops

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police on Thursday late night arrested top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda alias Sunil from a house in Berhampur city. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday formally announced this in the Odisha Legislative Assembly, which is in session, and termed it as a major achievement of the state police. Based on the intelligence input, Sabyasachi was nabbed during a raid by Berhampur Police...

Waste management project in PPP mode for Berhampur

Berhampur, January 14 The much-awaited Rs 40-crore solid waste management project (SWMP) in Berhampur town in South Odisha will be implemented soon in public private partnership (PPP) mode. Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) has already signed the concession agreement with two Baroda based companies for implementation of the project for next 20 years, official sources said. Berhampur Waste Management Company Private Limited -...