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Truck driver injured as miscreants open fire during loot bid


Nayagarh/Bhubaneswar, 09/10 /2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : The driver of a cement-laden truck was injured after two miscreants opened fire at him near Badagorada under Sarankul police limits in Nayagarh district in the early hours on Monday. The victim identified as Sarat Nayak, who sustained bullet injuries on his right hand and shoulder, was admitted at ... Read More »

Private bus operators to launch indefinite strike from Nov 1


Bhubaneswar, 08/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The private bus operators have threatened to launch a state-wide indefinite strike from November 1, if the government fails to heed their demands. “A memorandum comprising our five-point charter of demands, including toll fee hike, was submitted to the officials of transport department on October 3. But, nothing has been ... Read More »

2 killed, two hurt as bikes collide head-on in Ganjam


Ganjam/Bhubaneswar, 08/10/ 2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Two persons were killed while two others suffered critical injuries in a head-on collision between two bikes near Kaneipali Chhack under Gangpur police station limits in Ganjam district on Sunday. Police identified the deceased as Mitu Goud and Bhaskar Swain. Those injured were admitted to a local hospital for ... Read More »

45 kg cannabis seized from Scorpio in Bolangir


Bolangir/Bhubaneswar, 08/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The excise officials seized 45 kg cannabis on Dhanaghara bridge under Tusra police limits in Bolangir district on Sunday. Receiving information regarding ganja smuggling, the excise sleuths intercepted a Scorpio vehicle and seized the banned substance from it. Four people, including the driver of the vehicle, were detained for interrogation. Read More »

Youth lynched to death at Bhanjanagar


Bhanjanagar/Bhubaneswar,08/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A youth was lynched to death by his friends over a pity issue at Akhuapada village at Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Sagar Nayak (18). Nayak was attacked by his friends after a heated argument broke out between him and his friends over some ... Read More »

Security to be intensified in hotels, lodges across state


Bhubaneswar, 07/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarnaprava Nayak )- : Concerned over the recent incidents of crimes in various parts of the country and world, DGP RP Sharma on Saturday issued guidelines to intensify security at hotels, lodges and guest houses across the state. Through the guidelines, the DGP asked the hotel, lodge and guest house owners to install adequate ... Read More »

Woman’s body found on rail track in city

Bhubaneswar, 07/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarnaprava Nayak )- : The body of an unidentified woman was found on railway track near VSS Nagar water tank on Saturday. Locals spotted the body and informed police. The body was taken to Capital Hospital for post mortem by the members of Pradip Seva Trust in presence of Government Railway Police personnel. Efforts are ... Read More »

Persons with disabilities press demands

Bhubaneswar, 07/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The representatives from Ganjam District Orthopedically Handicapped Welfare Association submitted memorandums to social security and empowerment of persons with disabilities department (SSEPD) principal secretary and disability commissioner pressing various demands. The demands raised by the association include enhancement of Madhubabu pension amount to Rs 3, 000 and unemployment allowance for ... Read More »

Man hurt in jumbo attack


Keonjhar/Bhubaneswar, 07/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A man was injured on Saturday as he was attacked by an elephant in Champua range of Keonjhar district. Bijaya Nayak of Balada village under Bamebari police limits in the district on his way to a nearby agricultural field when he came across the wild animal. Though he tried to escape, the ... Read More »

Police arrests 15 gamblers from Bhanjanagar


Bhanjanagar/Bhubaneswar, 07/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Police arrested 15 persons on charges of gambling at Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district late on Friday. The gamblers were nabbed during raid at a house at Marathibasa in the district. The cops recovered Rs 35, 000 in cash, 18 mobile phones and two bikes from them, reports said. Read More »

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