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Four goons held
Police on Sunday have arrested four criminals while they were planning to commit a robbery on Saturday night. The accused, identified as Biswaranjan Sahoo, alias Baban, 23, Bikram Swain, 30, Sashikant Mahalik, 27, and Sayed Sudam, 28, were arrested from Ganesh ghat area under Lalbag police limits. oth Sahoo and Sudam had recently threatened a trader demanding an ransom of Rs 50,000.
:Career counselling centres will be set up in every college across the state to guide the students. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the secretariat on Saturday. It was also decided to give Rs 5,000 to 10,000 to youth clubs of the state so that they could procure sports and music equipment.
: The state government has decided to open a medicine shop on the premises of the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack. Health minister Prasanna Acharya said: “As the medicines prescribed for cancer patients are costly, the store will procure the medicines directly from the pharmaceutical companies and supply to the needy patients at a lower price .”
: Train services were disrupted following an accident at Parjangpur. The accident took place when a train collided with a dumper. The driver and helper of the dumper were injured in the mishap.
: A health team on Sunday visited Kamalchuin village of Angul district. As many as 21 blood samples collected from the village were found positive for dengue. The team advised the villagers to take precautionary measures.
: Thousands of villagers on Sunday held a meeting protesting against the proposed port at Astaranag near Konark. They alleged that the port would destroy their source of livelihood.
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