Girl held for killing youth while resisting rape

Girl held for killing youth while resisting rape

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | BISHNU P BEHERA | PALLAHARA

A Plus Two girl student was arrested by the Khamar police in Angul district on the direction of the Pallahara SDPO in connection with the death of a youth,   Sources said that while the girl was alone in her house alone at Jenapada village under the Khamar police station under Pallahara...

Cong begins screening of applications for party tickets

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Ahead of the 2024 Assembly polls in the state, the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) on Saturday started screening of applications of party ticket aspirants. The OPCC has received online applications from nearly 2,500 aspirants for the State’s 147 constituencies. The Assembly elections in Odisha will be held simultaneously with the...

State hikes old age pension by Rs 500

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In an apparent move to impress the elderly voters, the State Government on Saturday hiked the monthly financial assistance to them under the Madhubabu Pension scheme. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the increase by Rs 500.  With this, a beneficiary will now receive a minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000. The beneficiaries...

Temp to rise; rains predicted in State

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

: The Regional Office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Saturday predicted a rise in the minimum temperature in Odisha. Currently, several districts of the State are experiencing chilly weather for the past couple of days. As per the IMD, the minimum temperature (night temperature) is likely to rise gradually...

Mega electric vehicle unit to be set up in State

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In a landmark development to strengthen Odisha’s position in the electric vehicle (EV) sector, a mega-scale integrated electric vehicle and EV battery manufacturing project will be set up in the State. In this regard, the JSW Group signed an MoU with the State Government to establish mega EV plants in Cuttack...

CM graces FIH Pro League match

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday graced the Men's FIH Pro League 2023/24 match between India and Spain at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium here and wished the teams the very best.   The stadium atmosphere was vibrant with hockey fans cheering to see the Chief Minister along with their favourite teams on...

Alarming rise in juvenile crimes in Ganjam

Friday, 09 February 2024 | RAJEEV RATHAN | BRAHMAPUR

: Now-a-days, Ganjam district is witnessing an uptick in juvenile involvement in criminal activities, causing growing concern among local residents.   According to recent crime records, a staggering 567 minors have been linked to various cases over the past three years, with serious offences such as murder, raising particular alarm   To address the...

Juvenile rapist sentenced to 20-yr RI in K’jhar


: Keonjhar Fast Track Court Judge Vijay Kumar Mishra on Wednesday, while hearing a 14-year-old minor rape case, sentenced one Vijay Kumar Barik (21) of Nuabeda village under Daitari police station to 20 years rigorous imprisonment (RI) with a fine of Rs 10,000.   According to the sources, the incident took place...

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