In a heartrending incident, a woman was burnt alive as a LPG cylinder exploded in her house at Nirga Haatakual village under Dhushura police limits in Bhadrak district late on Tuesday night.
The alleged black marketing of tickets for the India-England One-Day International (ODI) match, to be played at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on January 19, has been a challenge for the Commissionerate Police to curb it.
Cold weather continued to grip Odisha as mercury remained below 12 degree Celsius at many places on Wednesday morning.
Acting on a complaint of amassment of disproportionate assets, Vigilance officers on Wednesday started conducting raids on houses and office room of Deogarh district’s Bania Kilinga Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) Bhagirathi Pradhan to detect assets in his and his family members’ names.
The body of the Class X girl of Madhupur village in Kalahandi district, who succumbed to burn injuries while undergoing treatment at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) yesterday, was consigned to flames at her village graveyard late on Tuesday night.
The Orissa High Court on Tuesday directed Justice MM Das Commission of Inquiry, which is probing the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha to identify the investors who have lost their money in two chit fund firms namely GLP Developers Limited and Golden Land Developers Limited.
Tension ran high after two bikers were in a road mishap near Bandurga Temple of Kandel in Angul district on Tuesday.
Rose valley chit fund scam prime accused Gautam Kundu on Tuesday was admitted to the SSKM hospital in Kolkata after he complained of chest pain and high blood pressure.
Ruling BJD spokesperson Sameer Ranjan Das on Tuesday said the BJP-led Government at the Centre is using CBI for political gain at the same time clarified that the Naveen Patnaik-led Government never believes in ‘politics of revenge.’
The Commissionerate Police on Tuesday nabbed notorious criminal M Balaji alias Bala and his three associates from Khandagiri area here. Police have seized two revolvers, bullets and crude bombs from their possession.