SMS complaint service
Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has introduced SMS-based passenger complaint redressal facility for rail commuters. Now, passengers can send their complaints through SMS from their cell phones to 94375 53815.The passengers will have to key in his 10-digit PNR number or 08-digit ticket number, followed by a coma (,) and then the text of the complaint.
he text message should include PNR/ticket number and should be limited to 160 characters. The SMS complaints will be registered with the ECoR immediately and will be acknowledged by a registration number. Remedial actions will be initiated with intimation to the said passenger. However, this service is not toll-free.
Bhubaneswar: Two motorcycle-borne youths on Wednesday morning robbed a private company employee of Rs 10 lakh cash at gunpoint behind the Bhubaneswar Club in the heart of the city.
he incident occurred when city police were busy controlling agitating Congress activists who had gheraoed Mahila police station, only 200 metres away from the spot of the incident. The company has lodged a complaint with Capital police station. The police, however, denied receipt of any complaint.
Rebels in net
Bhubaneswar: Four Maoists were arrested in a joint operation launched by the Border Security Force and Special Operations Group of state police on Thursday. They were arrested during a combing in the Malkangiri forests.
Balangir: At least 23 detonators and explosives were seized from a quarry site on the outskirts of Balangir on Wednesday evening. Police sources said a team headed by assistant sub-inspector of Sadar police station Debadatta Bastia raided the quarry. Three persons, who were detained in connection with the case, were, however, released on Thursday. Villagers living near the quarry had been complaining of pollution for long.
Bhubaneswar: Rayagada police on Thursday seized 7kg ganja and arrested one person in this regard. The accused, Rajnath Behera, was taking the ganja for sale. His vehicle has also been seized.