State

Gangster Tito Has Links With Ollywood, Informs Crime Branch Source

Bhubaneswar: Arrested gangster Tito alias Syed Usman Ali has funded an Ollywood movie, stated sources at the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch today.Sources at the CB added Tito has invested a big amount through his brother in the Odia movie. 'Mahurat' of the film has been reportedly conducted and the shooting is underway.
Meanwhile, the sleuths are interrogating Tito whether he has invested in any other films, sources added.
It may be noted that Tito was initially taken on a five-day remand following his arrest in an encounter by the CB near Chandikhole in Jajpur on June 30.
Later, the Kendrapara SDJM Court again allowed the investigating agency to take the gangster on a four-day remand on July 9 for eliciting more information about his crime network, business network and inter-state links.
On the other hand, the STF is planning to move the court seeking permission to attach the gangster's property which is estimated to be over Rs 100 crore. 

Four Police Personnel Injured During Group Clash In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: At least four police personnel were injured during a clash between two groups over immersion of idol following completion of 'Khudurukuni Osh...

Puri road mishap: Naveen announces Rs 2L ex-gratia for kin

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed deep grief at the death of five persons of Ganjam's Patrapur, who met a road accident on their wa...

Odisha Fire Services Personnel Go On Indefinite Stir

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Fire Services personnel today launched an indefinite cease-work strike across the State demanding fulfilment of various demand...

Train services affected as OHE wires snap

Rayagada: Train services was disrupted in Rayagada and Koraput districts as the overhead equipment (OHE) wires broke down between between Bhalumaska-L...