State

NIA gives clean chit to Akhtar Hussain Khan

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has given clean chit to Akhtar Hussain Khan after interrogating him for four days over his suspected link with a terrorist organisation.

A six-member team of the NIA, Kolkata had nabbed Khan from his house at Kissan Nagar under Cuttack district's Salepur police limits on November 29.

The NIA sleuths allegedly collected some documents from his house in Kishor Nagar and also seized his cell phone. Then Akhtar's son Asfaq had then stated that he had no knowledge about his father having links with any terror organisations.

Akhtar had reportedly stayed in Dubai and South Arabia for about 12 years. He came back to Odisha only four years ago.

Pangolin Smuggling: Six More Held, Elephant Tusk Seized

Mayurbhanj: Continuing its crackdown on illegal wildlife trade, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Monday night arrested six m...

Two Russian Tourists Detained For Flying Drone Over Konark Sun Temple

Konark: Despite strict rules imposed by the Odisha Police, two Russian tourists were caught flying a drone over the Sun Temple in Konark on Tuesday.Ac...

Biju Mahila seeks Whitepaper on LPG distribution

    The Biju Mahila Janata Dal on Monday once again alleged that the Union Government has completely failed in implementing the Pradhan...

Hirakud Exp via Jharsuguda Road from December 18

The East Coast Railway  has decided to run the 18507/18508 Visakhapatnam-Amritsar-Visakhapatnam Hirakud Express on diverted route via Jharsuguda ...