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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Odisha

Jajpur: Woman Maoist Surrenders On Friday

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A woman maoist has surrendered before superintendent of police on Friday in Odisha's Jajpur district. According to reports, she was active under Kalinga Nagar division in Jajpur. The female Mao cadre has been identified as Namasi Gundua aka Sasmita. She is a resident of Gokhata village, said the police. According to police, she was involved in Liquor shop, Bansapal police outpost, tea garden attack cases...

Oram challenges Odisha minister on mine mafia

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today challenged that he would quit politics if his claim on illegal stacking of huge quantity of iron ore by mafia at the Rengra Railway siding and nearby areas in Sundergarh district, was proved wrong. Oram said this while responding to Odisha's Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick's statement that no illegality was made...

Woman allegedly strangled by husband: Odisha

Berhampur: A 21-year old woman was allegedly strangled to death by her husband and in-laws at Jamadeipur village in Odisha's Ganjam district over dowry demand, police said today. Police yesterday recovered the body of Kalpana Gouda from her in-law's house and subsequently arrested her husband, Mithun Gouda, said Inspector In-Charge of Kabisuryanagar police station D R Patnaik. Mithun denied the allegation saying...

Oram wants stacking of iron ore in Sundergarh dist probed

Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has urged Union Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to probe allegations of illegal iron ore mining in Odisha's Sundergarh district. "You are requested... to find out the legality of the transaction before it is suppressed by interested mining mafias operating in the area in collusion with the state mining officials as reported in the...

Four CoBRA jawans injured in two Naxal attacks

Raipur:Four CoBRA jawans were today injured in separate Naxal incidents in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said. While three personnel were hurt during a gunbattle between security forces and ultras in Bhejji area, another sustained injuries in a pressure bomb blast laid by ultras in Chintagufa area, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Santosh Singh said. In the first instance, the face-off...

Odisha : 6 Injured in Cylinder Blast

Berhampur : Six persons, including a 13-year old girl, sustained burn wounds when a cooking gas barrel burst in a private house at Lala Street here today, police said. The harmed were admitted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital here. Two ladies, with more than sixty percent blaze wounds, were in critical condition and moved to Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, the...

OCA to Clarify BCCI Over Barabati Indiscipline

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Taking a strong note of the the unruliness of the crowd amid the India-South Africa T20 cricket match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) to submit a report on the incident. Sources said, BCCI boss Shashank Manohar has requested that the OCA present a report...

Odisha likely to experience rain in the next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7:Odisha is likely to experience rainfall and a strong surface wind in the next two days in view of a low pressure area being created over North Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood area. Under the influence of upper air cyclonic circulation over Eastcentral Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood, a low pressure area has formed over North...

Utkal starts ‘Project Saksham’ to empower rural women

Bhubaneswar: In its bid to empower rural women, Utkal Alumina International Limited (UAIL), a unit of Aditya Birla Group, has launched a unique project for the welfare of communities living in the vicinity of its project area in Odisha. Christened 'Project Saksham', the new initiative involves an advanced training-cum-garment manufacturing unit at Tikiri in Rayagada district to help unemployed rural...

New revenue division demanded in Odisha

Koraput: Jeypore Bikash Manch, a social outfit, has demanded creation of a new revenue division in Koraput, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri and Rayagada districts of Odisha for fast development of the region. At present, the four Maoist-hit districts come under the southern revenue division with its headquartes at Berhampur, over 350 km from here. "As the office of revenue divisional commissioner (RDC) is at...

OCA Slams Sunil Gavaskar

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar : The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) today slammed former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar's remark for banning international cricket at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for rowdy crowd attitude, saying the former Indian skipper has no power to take a decision on this matter. "Sunil Gavaskar is not the power to take a decision about venue of international cricket matches. He is only...

Naveen Orders High Level Probe into Barabati Indiscipline

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack : The flawless picture of Odisha effectively being discolored globally in the wake of the disgraceful demonstration of heaving of container rockets by the uncontrollable observers amid the disappointing performance of Team India at the second International T20 Cricket Match Vs the South African team at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Monday evening, Odisha Chief Minister on Tuesday conveyed a...

Yuvraj Takes a Dig at Cuttack Crowd

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has took a dig at the crowd at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for disturbing the India Vs South Africa T20I on Monday. Yuvraj tweeted: "What a shame ! When we win all is good when we losing is that how u behave ? Pl show some respect to your players and respect the game.” The crowd lost...

Naveen Calls for Emergency Meeting over Barabati Indiscipline

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: Expressing grave worry over the uncontrollable crowd attitude amid the second T20 match between India and South Africa at Barabati stadium in Cuttack on Monday night, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has called for an urgent meeting on Tuesday evening to examine the occurrence. Sources said the CM will have a meeting with senior police authorities and the official of...