State

BK Sharma felicitates firefighters for rescuing 3-year-old girl

Cuttack: As many as nine firefighters from the state were felicitated on Wednesday for their bravery during rescue operation of a three-year-old girl from a 200 feet borewell at Golasar village under Handapa police limits in Angul district on 25 December.

Bijay Kumar Sharma, DG (Fire), felicitated the fire services personnel at the Fire Services Headquarters office for rescuing the minor girl Radha Sahu by putting their lives at risk.

Notably, Radha, the daughter of Santosh Sahu of Golasar village had fallen in a 200 feet borewell while playing near it.

Village Guard among four kidnapped by Maoists in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: At least four persons, including three villagers and a Gram Rakhi (village guard) were allegedly abducted by Maoists from Lakhpadar village...

Crime situation has remained control due to effective policing in the State: CM

Bhubaneswar: The law and order situation in the State has largely remained peaceful with no major incident. The overall crime situation has also remai...

BJD to stage State-wide stir to protest against cash crunch in ATMs tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BIju Janata Dal (BJD) today blamed the Centre for ATMs running dry across the country and decided to resort to agitation on Sa...

Fire in Sameleswari Express; passengers safe

Sambalpur: Passengers had a close shave even as a fire erupted in an AC coach of the Samaleswari Express train at Jharsuguda early this morning.Accord...