Despite the warnings of Maoists to boycott panchayat polls, 12 nomination papers have been filed in remote area of Malkangiri district, informed State Election Commission (SEC) Secretary Rabindra Sahu on Wednesday.
Pertaining to the raids conducted by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Vigilance in the State, the Odisha Congress on Wednesday alleged that both BJD and BJP are distracting the public.
The teams of India and England were welcomed at Mayfair Hotel in a traditional manner of Odisha. Employees of the hotel had adorned traditional attires and welcomed the players of the two teams on Wednesday.
The special aircraft carrying Indian Cricket Team and England Cricket Team, for the upcoming One Day International (ODI) match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, landed at Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Wednesday.
A Zilla Parishad candidate in Balangir district was threatened by former MLA Laxman Bag by from the jail on Wednesday.
The bus fare in all categories was hiked again in Odisha as per the automatic fare adjustment mechanism.
Theft was reported from a flat of an apartment, Usha Enclave, at Hanspal in the capital city on Wednesday.
The main accused in the murder of Puri lawyer and hotelier Chandan Behera, Narendra Nath alias Litu, surrendered before the Additional District Judicial Magistrate (ADJM) court, Puri on Wednesday.
In a sorrowful incident, a Class VII boy was killed as a bricks-laden truck ran over him at Santara Gadia Chowk on Nilagiri-Baulagaida Road in Balasore district this morning. The deceased was identified as Biswajit Khilar of Santara Gadia Saraswati Shishu Mandir.
Another investigating team led by a Vigilance SP reached Madhupur village under Kalahandi district’s Narla police limits this morning to expedite probe into the incident of Class X girl killing by two miscreants on January 10.