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Maoists attack Contractor camp, damage Construction equipment

Koraput, June 12: The Maoists attacked a contractor camp and damaged the equipment used for road construction work at Ganjeipadar in Koraput district.

The incident occurred last night when a group of Maoists stormed a camp of the contractor at the village and set a JCB machine, tractor and a mixture machine on fire.

The red rebels also left two posters threatening the supervisor to leave the area soon.

DGP takes stock of railway safety measures

Bhubaneswar: A meeting on safety of rail passengers especially in Maoist-hit areas of Odisha was held at the DGP camp office here. Director General of...

Sujata Mohapatra Selected For Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

Bhubaneswar: Noted Odissi dancer Sujata Mohapatra has been selected for the coveted Sangeet Natak Akademi award (Academy Puraskar) 2017 for her outsta...

Salia Sahi residents protest drain work delay, block road

Bhubaneswar: Women residents have blocked the road at the Salia Sahi slum protesting delay in completion of the ongoing drain work in the slum.The dra...

Fire engulfs 30 houses in Kendrapada village

Kendrapada : Properties worth lakhs of rupees were burnt to ashes as a major fire engulfed 30 houses at Nalapokhari village under Rajkanika block in K...