A woman and her daughter were killed after struck by lightning at Gohiribadu village under Nuagaon block in Nayagarh district.
At least two persons, including a woman, sustained burn injuries due to an explosion during digging of a well at Goudabada Sahi under Baliapanda police station in Puri district today.
The State Government has appointed renowned surgeon Dr Aswini Kumar Pujahari as the new Director of the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla. The Health and Family Welfare Department issued a notification to this effect on Saturday.
A day after blocking road at Belphar on the National Highway-49 protesting scarcity of drinking water in their area in Jharsuguda district, a large number of angry women today gheroed the Belphar Notified Area Council (NAC) Chairman and tried to put bangles in his writs as mark of protest.
Around 400 language research scholars from the country and abroad will take part in the proposed fourth National Language Conference (NLC) to be held between July 6 and 9 in Berhampur.
The Bhawanipatna town police arrested the main accused in the Rs 50 lakh fraud in main Post Office case from Jaya Patna today.
At least two persons were killed and 25 injured as a wedding party bus overturned at Saratchandrapur in Mayurbhanj district today. Vehicular movement along the route was disrupted for quite some time due to the mishap.
In another loot incident, miscreants snatched away Rs 8 lakh from four cattle traders in a jungle in Mayurbhanj district between Sarangagada and Barbil, according to reports.
The Lal Bag police in Cuttack city have started investigation into the hurl bombing in MLA Ranendra Pratap Swain’s house on the basis of CCTV footage.
In a loot incident, miscreants snatched away a whopping amount of Rs 10 lakh from a businessman on gunpoint in Rajgangpur area in Sundargarh district early this morning.