Crime

PMUY Effect: LPG Coverage Increases From 20% To 43% In Odisha

LPG coverage has increased from 20% in June 2014 to 43% at present in terms of penetration when comparing active customers with calculated current households in Odisha, said G Swaminathan, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) chief LPG manager.

A total of 10,89,686 new connections have been issued to BPL women in the State after the launch of PMUY, Swaminathan said, adding that 1,73,276 LPG customers in the State have so far surrendered their LPG subsidy.

IOCL’s general manager Pritish Bharat said oil marketing companies in Odisha are in the process of appointing new LPG distributors to ensure the availability of at least one distributor in every corner of the State.

2017 Gopalpur Gang Rape: Accused Arrested From Gujarat

Surat: Surat Crime Branch Saturday arrested Pramod Sahu who was wanted in connection with 2017 gang rape incident which took place in Gopalpur area of...

Minor girl raped, killed in Mayurbhanj!

Bhubaneswar: In another ghastly incident, a minor girl was allegedly raped and killed at Garudabasa village under the Betonati police limits in Mayurb...

Minor girl raped, killed in Malkangiri!

Bhubaneswar: In another ghastly incident, the body of a minor girl was found from an abandoned place near Rejangiwada village in Malkangiri district e...

35 kg ganja seized, 2 held in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Police seized seized 35 kg of ganja and arrested two persons from Phiringia Kuchiki Chhak in Kandhamal district early this morning.The poli...