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Police heat on sex rackets

Police have reaped the benefits of a crackdown on sex trade in the city with the number of cases related to Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act seeing a sharp decline in 2017 compared to the previous year.
LELIN MALLICK Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Woman nabbed with gold at airport

The customs' air intelligence unit seized 545 grams in gold articles from a non-resident Indian woman at Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Sunday.
Our Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Cops pick up robber 'by chance'

When a team from Jagatpur police station left for Dihasahi after a tip-off at 4.45am on Saturday that three criminals were planning "to commit a crime", little did they know that they were up against the perpetrators of a than two-month-old loot case.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Blame game over medic suicide

The body a 21-year-old MBBS student of Hi-Tech Medical College was found hanging in his hostel room on Sunday morning. The college authorities suspected that Nihar Ranjan Rout of Soro in Balasore, committed suicide due to poor results.
Our Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Govt official in assets case net

Vigilance sleuths on Saturday arrested an assistant project manager of the Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation Ltd for allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Madaripur Junction in Odia

Madaripur Junction, a novel by government employee-turned-writer Balendu Dwivedi, written is Hindi, will be translated in Odia.
Anwesha Ambaly Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Police arrest robber, search on for aides

Police on Saturday nabbed Ajaya Kumar Sahu alias Jitu for his alleged involvement in several cases of robbery and illegal use of firearms.
LALMOHAN PATNAIK Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

'Weak Cong helped BJP rise'

Newly appointed Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik admitted here on Sunday that the party had slipped to become a third force in the state after the BJP, but he exuded confidence to win back lost ground.
Subhashish Mohanty Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

New Red posters trigger panic

Maoists have put on posters threatening four local contractors with death for helping the state government in construction of metal road in the area.
Our Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Balasore girl is J&K varsity 'best student'

Chidananda Arpita from the district, who excelled in Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) in a university of Jammu and Kashmir, has been recently felicitated by President of India Ramnath Kovind.
Sibdas Kundu Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Expose BJP govts on Mahanadi: CM

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday called upon his party supporters to reach out to the people and sensitise them on how the BJP-ruled governments at the Centre and in Chhattisgarh were working against the interest of the state on the Mahanadi issue.
SUBRAT DAS Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

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