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dalit man made to rub nose in his own spit in odisha, sarpanch booked

Bhubaneswar, April 21 -- A 32-year-old Dalit man was allegedly forced to rub his nose in his own spit in front of a village sarpanch and locals after he reportedly refused to pay donation for installa... Read More


dalit man made to rub nose in his own spit in odisha, sarpanch booked

Bhubaneswar, April 21 -- A 32-year-old Dalit man was allegedly forced to rub his nose in his own spit in front of a village sarpanch and locals after he reportedly refused to pay donation for installa... Read More


Odisha father-son duo, who faked abduction, traced after 4 years

India, April 20 -- A man and his son in Khurda district of Odisha were rescued from a village in Nayagarh district on Monday, four years after they went missing from their village in what turned out t... Read More


Odisha man finds jewellery bag worth rRs.r20 lakh lying on road; returns to owner

India, April 20 -- A man in Odisha's Sambalpur returned a bagful of gold ornaments worth Rs.20 lakh that he found lying on road to its original owner, police said. Tapas Chandra Swain, senior assista... Read More


Noted Odia music director and singer Prafulla Kar passes away

India, April 18 -- Noted Odia music director and writer Prafulla Kar, who gave his voice to around 70 popular Odia films, passed away at his Bhubaneswar home late Sunday night. He was 83 and suffered... Read More


Bhubaneswar man accused of cycle theft dies in custody; family alleges torture

India, April 18 -- A man who was arrested by police in Bhubaneswar on charges of stealing a bicycle on Sunday night died in custody with his family members alleging that he died following custodial to... Read More


Man shot dead in Odisha village for plying a tractor on kutcha road

India, April 17 -- A 56-year-old man in Odisha's Dhenkanal district was shot dead near his house on Sunday morning over plying of a tractor on a kutcha road by his cousin. The incident triggered a cou... Read More


Concerned over learning loss, Odisha curtails summer vacation for schools

India, April 16 -- Worried over learning loss among school children, the Odisha government on Saturday announced that it will cut short the summer vacation for school students to 11 days instead of th... Read More


Married woman from Odisha sold in Rajasthan for rRs.r1.5 lakh, two held

India, April 16 -- The police in the western Odisha district of Jharsuguda have rescued a married woman who was allegedly sold for Rs.1.5 lakh in Rajasthan. Jharsuguda SP Bikas Chandra Das said the w... Read More


Odisha teen bludgeoned to death by friends over mobile phone game

India, April 15 -- A class 7 student in Odisha's Koraput district was killed and his body dumped near a reservoir by two of his friends after he refused to share his mobile phone with them for playing... Read More