Rs 1.30-cr brown sugar seized in Khordha; 4 held

Rs 1.30-cr brown sugar seized in Khordha; 4 held

Monday, 27 June 2022 | SAROJ MISHRA | BHUBANESWAR

Even as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was being observed on Sunday, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch in a large drug haul seized 1.03 kg of brown sugar following a raid at Khordha. The STF arrested four peddlers in this connection. The market...

Man hacks elder bro to death, held

Monday, 27 June 2022 | PNS | BARIPADA

A man allegedly hacked his elder brother to death following a heated argument in Madhipur village under the Sadar police station of Mayurbhanj district late on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Meghray Saren (45).  Meghray was a habitual boozer and often created nuisance after returning home drunk. As per reports, Meghray...

IPS officer Rath resigns to join politics

Monday, 27 June 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Flamboyant Odisha-born senior IPS officer Basant Kumar Rath has resigned from his service to join politics.   The Jammu and Kashmir-cadre IPS officer has submitted his resignation to the Jammu and Kashmir Government citing his ‘enthusiasm in politics’. He informed about his resignation on his social media handles Facebook and Twitter where...

`Hinjilicut movie bags award

Monday, 27 June 2022 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

A film produced at Hinjilicut has received national level award at the National Road Safety Festival-2022 recently organised by the Government of Odisha at Puri. According to information available, the festival featured about 230 films in six Indian languages in which known celebrities like Siddhant Mohapatra, Kuna Tripathy, Sabyasachi Mishra, Barsha...

G'pati school still lacks drinking water, toilets

Monday, 27 June 2022 | PNS | PARALAKHEMUNDI

Though the Cheligada High School has gone through a makeover plan under the 5T transformational programme of the State Government, the school is yet to get its basic amenities.   Inaugurated virtually on November 29 last year after the renovation programme, still minimum amenities like drinking water, toilets etc have not been...

Drive against drugs a ‘mess’ in K’pada

Monday, 27 June 2022 | RAJESH BEHERA | KENDRAPADA

'Drug Byabahara Manisa Ku Akala Mrityumukharu Pherai Aane” (use of drugs saves one from untimely death). This was said in a loud speaker while creating an awareness rally against drugs by the Excise Department in Nikirai College Chowk under Kuturanga panchayat under Kendrapada block. As the content of the message...

Draupadi’s village now electrified

Monday, 27 June 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Odisha Government has provided electricity to Uparbeda, the ancestral village of NDA Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu in Kusumi block of Mayurbhanj district, days after reports regarding the lack of the basic service in the locality surfaced on various social media platforms.   The electrification work was started by the State Government...

Birendra Lakra accused of killing friend

Monday, 27 June 2022 | PNS | ROURKELA

In a sensational development, family members of a youth who died in February have accused international hockey player Birendra Lakra of murdering him.   At a Press conference, they alleged that Birendra Lakra and his friend Manjeet Tete were involved in the murder of 28-year-old Anand Toppo.   Anand’s father received information on February...

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