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Bolangir ACTO lands in Vigilance net

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the house and office of assistant commercial tax officer (ACTO) Dhirendra Mishra on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.The Sambalpur Vigilance department along with their Bolangir and Bargarh counterparts conducted simultaneous raids on Mishra's residence at Mahalaxmi Nagar in the district including his offices in Bolangir and Kantabanji.During the raid the cops seized cash to the tune of Rs 4.71 lakh and gold ornaments from his residence. Besides, several documents, including bank passbooks, ATM cards and insurance papers were also verified and seized.The Vigilance conducted the raids following a complaint accusing ACTO Mishra of amassing assets worth over Rs 1 crore, disproportionate to his known sources of income. 

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 ...

No Threat To Structural Stability Of Konark Sun Temple: Union Culture Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Maheshwar Sharma today reiterated that there is absolutely 'no threat' to the struct...

Debt-Ridden Farmer In Odisha Ends Life

Cuttack: 'Farmer suicides' continue unabated in the State as one more farmer allegedly committed suicide in Kolanpur village under Nischintakoili bloc...

Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Test Fired Off Odisha Coast

Balasore: India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed Nuclear Capable Agni-5 Long Range Ballistic Missile off the Odisha coast....