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Maoist Killed In Gun Battle Between Police & Ultras In Koraput

An exchange of fire ensued between the Koraput district police and Maoists in Leleri forest situated bordering Rayagada district, killing a rebel this morning. This was informed by Korpaut SP Charan Singh Meena today.

The SP said some items used by the rebels have been seized from the encounter spot.

The district police raided the area in the Leleri forest on the basis of a tip-off on movement of Maoists in the area, the SP added.

DGP takes stock of railway safety measures

Bhubaneswar: A meeting on safety of rail passengers especially in Maoist-hit areas of Odisha was held at the DGP camp office here. Director General of...

Sujata Mohapatra Selected For Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

Bhubaneswar: Noted Odissi dancer Sujata Mohapatra has been selected for the coveted Sangeet Natak Akademi award (Academy Puraskar) 2017 for her outsta...

Salia Sahi residents protest drain work delay, block road

Bhubaneswar: Women residents have blocked the road at the Salia Sahi slum protesting delay in completion of the ongoing drain work in the slum.The dra...

Fire engulfs 30 houses in Kendrapada village

Kendrapada : Properties worth lakhs of rupees were burnt to ashes as a major fire engulfed 30 houses at Nalapokhari village under Rajkanika block in K...