In a ghastly incident, some miscreants killed a widow after looting her of gold ornaments and other valuables in Kalahandi district late on Monday night.
In an incident of lawlessness, a youth, who had been missing for the last two days, was found dead at Bada Bazaar Saheb Bungalow in Sambalpur this morning.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik told the State Assembly on Monday that only one police firing incident occurred in the State in the year 2016 and the local police are probing into the incident after registering a case.
The University Grants Commission has said that there are 23 fake universities in the country, out of which two are in the Odisha.
The mortal remains of former Rajya Sabha member and Odisha Jan Morcha president Pyarimohan Mohaptra was consigned to flames at the Satynagar crematorium today evening.
In a suspected post panchayat poll related rivalry, a Panchayat Samiti Member was abducted by unknown persons in Dhenkanal district today evening.
Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday flagged off extensions of two important trains in two diffrent routes here at the Bhubaneswar railway stations in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Ambassador of Norway to India Nils Ragnar Kamsvag on Monday inaugurated three healthcare facilities, Comprehensive Skill Lab, Family Centred Care Unit in the SNCU, Pediatrics Emergency Triage- Assessment and Treatment unit at the State-run Capital Hospital here.
Tightening the noose around fake currency racketeers in the State, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police took Mohd Shamim Akhtar on a three-day remand today.
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated Digi Dhan at the Bhubaneswar Railway Station today afternoon. Digi Dhan aims at promoting cashless payments and transactions in railway stations.