Dhaba worker killed for not serving food
CUTTACK: A worker of a dhaba (roadside hotel) at Chandbali square at Athgarh in Cuttack was murdered for not serving food at midnight. The deceased has been identified as Tapas Kumar Dakua.
ources said three people arrived on a motorcycle at 2am and asked for food. The restaurant staff, who had already gone to sleep, woke up and said no food was available. Agitated over the refusal, they came back again in an inebriated state. One of them put a revolver on the mouth of a sleeping employee and shot him dead. Later, the three people fled from the spot. Police have detained three people in this connection.
Bhubaneswar: The cyclonic storm over Bay of Bengal that lay centred about 1,000 km south of Gopalpur in Orissa on Saturday intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Sunday.
owever, observations indicate a sign of weakening of the storm.
ut the met office has still forecast rain or thundershowers at a few places over south Orissa and at one or two places over north Orissa in the next 24 hours.
Maoists in net
Bhubaneswar: Two Maoists were arrested on Sunday near Khairput in Mathili area during a combing operation in Malkangiri.
oth were involved in several attacks on police forces.
hey were identified as Laxman Pangi and Arjun Banda. They used to write posters for the rebels.
BHUBANESWAR: Another farmer’s suicide case was reported on Sunday in Sambalpur district.
anardan Barik’s body was found hanging from a tree.
arik’s father alleged that his son had taken a loan of Rs 12,500 to take up farming activities.
s caterpillars had destroyed his crop, he was under a tremendous pressure to pay back the loan.
Tension led him to commit suicide,” Barik’s father said.
Bhubaneswar: Three mining owners —Bhaba Mishra, Dinesh Agarwal and Muna Behera — from Barabil area in Keonjhar district were arrested for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of the mineral incurring a heavy loss to the state exchequer.
ll the traders were dealing with the export of manganese and iron ore.
Bhubaneswar: A premature baby — as young as 25 week of gestation period — survived and was discharged on Sunday.
he female baby was 750gm at birth.
he was extremely sick and required mechanical ventilation for two weeks.
ater, the baby developed neonatal sepsis, respiratory distress syndrome, patent ductus arteriosus, retinopathy of prematurity, anaemia of prematurity and chronic neonatal lung disease.