Even as the students’ unrest continued to prevail on the premises of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) university over issuance of fake offer letter, the University authorities today lodged an FIR against the consultancy agency.
With the Khurda district and State administrations taking no measures in ensuring safe return of five youths trapped in Oman, the aggrieved family members of two families of Banpur area in Khurda district today attempted suicide in front of the State Legislative Assembly protesting the inaction on the part of the Government agencies.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today met tribal leaders from across the country. In the process Gandhi met prominent tribal leaders, Hemanand Biswal, Pradeep Majhi and Bhujabal Majhi from Odisha.
Four persons, who had reportedly been kidnapped on May 21, 2017 from their village Mahulapadara in Malkangiri district, returned home this morning.
Troubles mounted for former Sanakhemundi Congress MLA Ramesh Jena, who is in jail now, as the Aska police filed a murder case against him this morning.
Acting on complaints of amassment and possession of disproportionate assets, Vigilance officers have started conducting simultaneous raids on houses and office room of Cuttack Jobra Cesu Manager Swadhin Gouda at different places this morning.
Vehicular movement on Astaranga-Charichhak road has been disrupted as locals staged a road blockade at Malamachha near Kakatpur in protest against a bus accident that killed three persons this morning.
Traffic on National Highway 26 was disrupted as villagers staged a road blockade in protest against death of a temporary electrical employee after getting a heavy shock at a transformer at Moter Square recently.
In yet heartrending accident, a person was killed and 15 others sustained injuries as a truck hit a wedding party bus near Hati bridge under the Junagarh police station in Kalahandi district this morning.
In yet another tragic accident, a person was killed as a rice-loaded truck and a murram-loaded truck collided head-on on Jatani bypass in Khurda district this morning.