Police nab two who secured bail with forged documents

Police nab two who secured bail with forged documents

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

MP Nagar police have arrested two men involved in securing bail using forged documents on Tuesday; accused were nabbed after their documents were checked when court found them suspicious. According to the police, the accused Rakesh Meeena of Raisen and Ramratan Sharma of Vidisha had produced forged documents to secure bail...

Covid-19 kills five, 438 fresh cases detected in C’garh

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Five deaths of Covid-19 positive patients were reported from across Chhattisgarh even as 438 fresh cases were detected on Wednesday. Also, 269 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals upon their recovery, officials said. A 51-year-old man from Urla in Raipur was admitted in AIIMS Raipur on August 10. He had diabetes, high...

9 more Covid deaths; State toll now 305

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Nine more persons succumbed to Covid-19 on Wednesday, breaching the 300-mark in the State’s death toll that surged to 305. While four of the deceased belonged to Ganjam district, two were from Rayagada and one each from Baleswar, Angul and Khordha. The deceased of Ganjam district included a 48-year-old woman, a...

State Covid recovery, fatality rates higher in country

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Covid-19 recovery and fatality rates in the State now seem to be good indicators in the fight against the virus. At a meeting held on Wednesday, Chief Secretary Asit Tripahy informed that all indexes in Odisha’s Covid-19 management are encouraging compared to other States. Odisha, which is in 14th place...

Revenue Spl Secy in Vig net

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Acting on complaints of acquisition of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income by Revenue and Disaster Management Special Secretary Ajay Kumar Das, Vigilance officers on Wednesday conducted raids on his office room and houses at many places to detect assets possessed by him and his family members. Simultaneous raids...

6 Delhi Police officers awarded Union Home Minister's Medal

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The “Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation” for the year 2020 was awarded to 121 police personnel, including 21 women officers on Wednesday. The Delhi Police six police officers were also among the awardees.  Rajesh Deo, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Inspector Neeraj Kumar, Inspector Vijay Kumar Samaria,...

State to amend 3 rules relating to industries

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

With an aim to boost industrialisation in the post-Covid-19 period, the State Cabinet on Wednesday decided to amend three rules relating to industries. At a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the Cabinet decided to amend the Factory Act 1948 to increase the threshold of workers in the power-generating industrial...

3 journalists reporting on riots assaulted in Northeast Delhi, complaint lodged

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | SR | NEW DELHI

Three journalists, including a woman from a news magazine were allegedly assaulted by a mob in northeast Delhi, where they had gone to report on the riots that had taken place in February. A senior police official said that they have received complaints from both the sides (magazine and locals) and...

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