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Tenure of Patra Commission Extended by 6 Months

Cuttack, Nov 22: The tenure of Justice RK Patra Commission appointed by the Odisha government to probe into the chit fund fraudulent activities in the state was extended by 6 months.

Around 5 lakh 31 thousand affidavits have been scrutinized so far by the Commission till the date.

Although, the state government has promised to return the money to the chit fund victims by announcing a corpus fund of Rs 300 crore in the present budget, the Commission will identify the real depositors.

Youth 'Self-Immolates' In Police Custody In Odisha

Nayagarh: Tension prevailed after a youth died while undergoing treatment at hospital following an alleged self-immolation bid in custody at Madhyakha...

Crocodile Drags Minor Boy Into River In Kendrapara

Kendrapada: In an unfortunate incident, a 14-year-old boy was attacked and dragged into Hansua river by a crocodile in Diapari village of Kendrapada d...

Puri Srimandir Ritual Controversy: Niti Administrator Submits Report

Puri: A day after 'Mahaprasad'was made available to devotees after four days of impasse, Niti Prasashak (temple ritual administrator) has submitted a ...

Eight dynamites recovered from Howrah-Pune Azad Hind Express in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: In a shocking incident, a bag containing eight powerful dynamites was seized by the Railway Protection Force on Friday from Howrah-Pune Az...