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Kidnap cuffs on five youths

Police on Monday arrested five youths, including three students, for allegedly abducting a 17-year-old from Chandrasekharpur on February 26 and demanding a Rs 12 lakh ransom for his release.
Our Correspondent Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Marginal drop in murders

The number of murder cases in Odisha have seen a marginal decrease in the past year, according to a new report by the state crime branch.
Our Correspondent Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Measures for safe roads across state

The Odisha government has decided to incorporate a module on road accidents in its crime and criminal training network and systems (CCTNS).
SUBRAT DAS Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Civic body to handle MKCG sanitation

The civic body has decided to supervise the cleaning and sanitation maintenance of MKCG Medical College and Hospital here from this month following a Swasthya Bikas Samiti meeting recently.
Sunil Patnaik Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Oil theft gang busted

Police have busted a 12 men inter-state gang involved in oil theft from the Indian Oil Corporation Limited's pipeline at Kanjara in the district, including kingpin Vineet Gupta, a mechanical engineer and native of Mathura.
Our Correspondent Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Drunk groom turns violent, lands in jail

A groom had left his home to tie the nuptial knot, but a peg too many landed him in police custody at Tangarpalli on Sunday.
RAJESH MOHANTY Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Furore over Raveena temple video shoot

Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon landed in a controversy after she allegedly recorded a video of herself on the mobile phone inside the Lingaraj Temple in the city on Sunday despite mobile phones and videos being strictly prohibited on the temple premises.
ANWESHA AMBALY Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

75000 degrees in one day

April 18 will be Sambalpur University's certificate distribution day when the varsity will hand over around 75,000 certificates to the degree and diploma holders of various colleges affiliated to it.
Subhas Panigrahi Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Check on stray menace

Civic body authorities have launched a sterilisation drive on stray dogs under the Animal Birth Control Programme to check the population of the canine species.
Our Correspondent Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Mosquitoes trigger danger

Mosquito menace here is increasing day by day to an extent of unbearable level. People are using mosquito repellent coil and liquid even during the day time.
Subhas Panigrahi Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Anti-liquor protest

Two illegal liquor shops were reduced to ashes as anti-liquor campaigners, consisting of mostly tribal women set afire these outlets, to protest against the growing alcoholism in their localities.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Mar 06, 2018 00:00 IST

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