State

Cyber crime: WhatsApp group admin held for sending obscene videos

Bhubaneswar: The Cyber Cell of the Commissionerate Police today arrested an administrator of a WhatsApp group from Haryana on charges of circulating objectionable videos on the popular messaging app.
The accused, identified as Pawan Agarwal, hails from Jatni in Khurda district.According to police, the accused had created a WhatsApp group and added several persons as members of the group against whom he harboured grudges. He used to send obscene videos to the group members to settle personal scores with them and malign their image.It is worth mentioning here that earlier three administrators of a WhatsApp group were arrested from Chhendipada village in Angul district for allegedly circulating a video clip containing the intimate moment of a married woman.According to sources, some local youths of Chhendipada had created the WhatsApp group named 'Kanaloi Local Toka' and circulated the obscene video among the members.One administrator of the group first posted the video in the group which was later circulated by other group administrators and members.The woman featured in the video was a native of Angul district. Although she is married, she was seen with another man in the intimate video.The police suspected that the video was recorded clandestinely while the duo was in a relationship and the man circulated it after the woman married someone else. 

Odisha Congress In Doldrums! Mahila Unit Vice President Jayshree Patnaik Quits Party

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of resignation of senior party leaders and MLAs Naba Das and Jogesh Singh, Odisha Pradesh Mahila Congress Vice Preside...

Naveen announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of two killed in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed grief over the deaths of two persons in an attack by a mentally-challenged person in Odagaon of Naya...

Anganwadi Workers Thank Naveen For Enhanced Monthly Pay, Other Sops

Bhubaneswar: Expressing delight at the announcement of hike in honorarium by the Odisha Government, Anganwadi workers today thanked Chief Minister Nav...

Annual dolphin census in Chilika begins

Puri: The Chilika Development Authority (CDA) and Forest department officials on Thursday began the annual dolphin census in Chilika Lake.The dolphin ...