An accused was held in the murder of woman Sarpanch candidate Mini Dalabehera of Baghmari gram panchayat under Mohana in Gajapati district informed Gajapati SP Sushil Kumar Panigrahi on Thursday. The reason behind the murder is love affair, added Panigrahi.
In a gruesome incident a woman was reported to be murdered at Somanath Nagar in Berhampur of Ganjam district on Thursday.
‘India Jitiba’, ‘Dhoni chouka chhaka pitiba’, ‘Kohli aji nischita Satak kariba’ and ‘Team India ODI series jitiba’ are the slogans that have kept air around the famous Barabati Stadium warmed up now.
The annual 15-day Adivasi Mela is set to start from January 26. The Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (SC and ST) Department has started preparations for the ensuing annual Tribal Festival to be organized at the Asvasi Ground in Unit-I area.
Players of India and England cricket teams left Hotel Mayfair for Barabati Stadium in Cuttack at around 11.30 am amid tight security. Two OSRTC buses carried the players escorted by pilot vehicles of security personnel.
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, who is currently on Odisha visit, offered prayers to the Trinity at the Srhee Jagannath Temple, Puri on Thursday morning.
Police are believed to have arrested a youth in connections with killing of woman Sarpanch candidate Mini Dalabehera (31) of Baghamari gram panchayat in Gajapati district.
The much-awaited second India-England One-Day International (ODI) match will be played at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack today.
Two shops were reduced to ashes in a fire mishap occurred inside the Unit I Haat in the city in the wee hours of Thursday. Goods worth lakhs of rupees were gutted in the mishap.
The main accused in the murder of Puri lawyer and hotelier Chandan Behera, Narendra Nath alias Litu, was taken on a five days remand by Puri police on Wednesday.