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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Govt to constitute committees to curb corruption

Bhubaneswar: Following allegations of bribery, the state government has decided to constitute committees in block, district and state levels to curb corruption in government offices. Chairing a crucial meeting at the secretariat here on Monday, chief minister Naveen Patnaik said,...

Drunken tourist arrested for misbehaving with cops

Bhubaneswar: A female tourist was arrested by police on Monday on charges of attacking some police personnel in an inebriated state near Bhubaneswar railway station here the previous night. According to reports, the woman misbehaved with a police team during...

Auto driver found murdered in city

Bhubaneswar: An autorickshaw driver was found dead with his throat slit in a house at Kanan Vihar Phase II area here on Monday morning. The matter came to light after neighbours spotted the body and alerted police. Chandrasekhar and Infocity...
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Hirakud Dam authorities open 5 more gates to release flood water

Bhubaneswar: The authorities of Hirakud Dam in Sambalpur district on Monday opened five more sluice gates to release flood water following heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas of the Mahanadi river. At present, water is being discharged through...

Street vendors told to shun plastic, thermocol for serving food items

Bhubaneswar: How safe are the flowers you buy for your loved ones? These cut flowers are sprayed with synthetic hormones to improve their shelf life and this can cause acute bronchitis, affecting lungs. The same goes for the plastic...

Flood alert for seven dists amid heavy rainfall forecast

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department's regional centre has forecast heavy rainfall in the state during the next 48 hours and issued fresh warning for seven districts of Bhadrak, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Dhenkanal, Bargarh, and Angul. According to the Met office,...

3 of family killed on suspicion of practising witchcraft

Mayurbhanj: Three members of a family were killed on suspicion of practising witchcraft in Mayurbhanj district. A day after bodies of two kids were found in a forest near Jhipabandha village in the district, the decomposed body of their mother...

8 members of bike-lifting gang arrested in Balasore

Balasore: In a major breakthrough, the Balasore Town police on Sunday arrested eight members of a bike-lifting gang and recovered 17 stolen motorcycles from their possession. The accused were identified as Bitu Barik (26), Sambit Raul (19), Sanjay Soren (19),...

Truck carrying ‘beef’ set afire in Ganjam

Berhampur: A truck was set ablaze on NH-16 near Randa under Golanthara police limits in Ganjam district on suspicion of carrying beef on Sunday. According to reports, the incident took place around 2:30 pm when the truck overturned on the...

Miraculous escape for passengers as bus overturns in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Passengers of a bus escaped with minor injuries on Sunday when the vehicle overturned near Jharagadia in Dhenkanal district. According to reports, around 50 passengers were on board. The driver and other staff fled the spot soon after the...
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