17-year-old boy apprehended for  stalking girl

17-year-old boy apprehended for stalking girl

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | SR | New Delhi

A 17-year-old college student has been apprehended for allegedly stalking a girl he befriended on Instagram and pressuring her to send him nude photos with the threat of circulating her already available private pictures on social media, police said on Friday. It has also been alleged that the accused, who is...

Rev Dept officer axed from service over fraud

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor VK Saxena has dismissed a Revenue Department official from service for fraudulently registering 57 sales and purchase deeds of Government and Gram Sabha lands in favour of private people. The officer has been identified as Harish Bajaj, Delhi Administrative Subordinate Services (DASS), Grade I, who allegedly registered 106 "instruments"...

2 die as SUV overturns in Boudh

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PNS | BOUDH

Two persons were killed and three others injured when an SUV overturned after hitting a number of motorcycles in Boudh district on Thursday. The deceased included a Panchayat Executive Engineer (PEO). The Scorpio was on the way to Bhubaneswar from Balangir when it hit five motorbikes one after another at Bahira...

7-yr RI for raping minor in B’swar

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PNS | BALESWAR

Special Judge, POCSO, Ranjan Kumar Sutar on Tuesday convicted a rape accused and sentenced him to seven-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) along with a fine of Rs 7,000. Bhaskar Sahu, a resident of the Baliapal police station area, had been arrested following an FIR by the victim’s mother. The woman’s FIR mentioned that she with her...

Month on, action not taken against Tarbha officials yet

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | SONEPUR

Although more than a month has passed since a land registration was executed on a fake legal heir certificate in Tarbha tehsil, allegedly due to a nexus between some venal officials with the land seller, no action has been taken against the accused   After coming across a news in The Pioneer...

'Use Budget provisions fully, avoid parking of funds'

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government, which has been allocating more funds in the annual budget, has advised the development sector departments to expedite the spending.   Analysts say there is an average 20-25% growth in allocation of funds in the annual budget every year and the spending has to match the allocation.   While earlier there...

PPA all set to handle 130 MT

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PNS | PARADIP

The Republic Day was celebrated by the Paradip Port Authority (PPA) with its chairman PL Haranadh, Chairman unfurling the National Flag and stating that the port achieved yet another 100 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) of cargo handling for a sixth year in a row till January 9in the current fiscal....

Surendra Sai paid rich tributes in Dubai

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Rich tributes were paid to freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai on his 215th birth anniversary for his valor, bravery and heroism at a function in the premises of the Indian Consulate, Dubai, on Monday.   The event also commemorated Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 126th birth anniversary, which was celebrated as ‘Parakram Diwas’...

State Editions

7-yr RI for raping minor in B’swar

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 die as SUV overturns in Boudh

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Use Budget provisions fully, avoid parking of funds'

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Month on, action not taken against Tarbha officials yet

28 January 2023 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

PPA all set to handle 130 MT

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Drop Keuta, Kaibarta, Dhibara from SC category'

28 January 2023 | AJIT PANDA | Bhubaneswar

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