Crime

Jumbo tramples man to death in Khurda

Khurda: A man was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Khurda district.

The victim, identified as Jambeswar Champati, of Goda village in the district had gone to his cultivable land when a wild pachyderm trampled him to death.

A palpable tension prevails in the area as locals have resented inaction of forest officials in checking wild elephants’ movement into the paddy fields and human habitations. They have demanded adequate compensation for the deceased's family.

Huge gutkha seized, 2 arrested in city

Bhubaneswar: Police on Saturday morning seized huge quantities of tobacco items and arrested two persons while conducting raids on an illegal gutkha-m...

Lathikata BDO, 2 assistant engineers in Vigilance met

Rourkela: Vigilance officers on Friday morning conducted raids on houses of Lathikata BDO and two Assistant Engineers in Sundargarh district in connec...

Bombs hurled at house in Jagatsinghpur village

Jagatsinghpur: In a criminal incident, miscreants hurled bombs at one Tamil Pradhan's house in Nuagaon village under Erasama police limits in Jagatsin...

Youth shot dead at Baripada

Baripada: In a shocking incident, a youth was shot dead by some miscreants at Baripada Palabani in Mayurbhanj district early this morning.The youth, i...