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Cop held for ?misbehaving? with girl inside Puri temple

Cop held for ?misbehaving? with girl inside Puri temple

BHUBANESWAR: Chhukesh Meher, a constable of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB), was arrested on Saturday for allegedly misbehaving with a minor girl inside the Jagannath Temple premises. The girl from had come to the temple for darshan and was standing near the Bahar Katha where the police constable was on […]

Cop suspended for ‘misbehaving‘ with minor girl inside Jagannath temple

Cop suspended for ‘misbehaving‘ with minor girl inside Jagannath temple

PURI: A constable of was suspended for allegedly misbehaving with a minor girl inside the temple here on Saturday, a top officer said. The girl, a resident of Odisha‘s Jajpur district, had alleged in her complaint that the constable had accompanied her and her parents to ‘Bhitar Katha‘ (inner barricade) […]

Servitors shut Puri Jagannath temple for 12 hours over cop‘s ‘misconduct‘

Servitors shut Puri Jagannath temple for 12 hours over cop‘s ‘misconduct‘

BHUBANESWAR: in Puri plunged into crisis as servitors, aggrieved over alleged misconduct of a constable on Thursday evening, closed the shrine for over 12 hours on Friday and stopped performing rituals, leaving the deities hungry and devotees stranded outside. The temple that is usually opened around 4.45 am every day […]

Puri cops probe attack on tourist

Puri cops probe attack on tourist

BHUBANESWAR: Police on Wednesday began a probe into the attack on a tourist in Puri on Tuesday night. Pramod Jena from was brutally assaulted and robbed of his belongings at the Ballav parking area on Grand Road. He is currently undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. […]

KCR to step up fed front efforts

KCR to step up fed front efforts

HYDERABAD: Renewing his efforts to forge a non-Congress, non-BJP federal front of regional parties, TRS supremo and will meet his Odisha and counterparts, and also the presidents of BSP and SP next week. KCR will embark on this exercise from December 23 to 28. He will also pay a courtesy […]

Doctor?s wife hacked to death in Puri

Doctor?s wife hacked to death in Puri

BHUBANESWAR: allegedly hacked a doctor?s wife to death at her house in Puri on Monday. The deceased was identified as Sujata Sahu, 42. The motive behind the murder and identity of the killer is yet to be ascertained by the Sea Beach police. Sujata?s husband Sanjeev, who is a doctor […]

Students roped in to beautiful city

Students roped in to beautiful city

BHUBANESWAR: The (BDA) has engaged 100 architecture students from different institutions to beautifully design vacant public spaces under Bhubaneswar Public Spaces (BPS) project. The public spaces include spaces beneath the flyovers, traffic junctions and under-utilized spaces along major roads. The move is aimed at reclaiming the spaces, which are otherwise […]

Ahead of Kumbh, railways withdraws ‘Mela Surcharge‘

Ahead of Kumbh, railways withdraws ‘Mela Surcharge‘

BHUBANESWAR: The railways has discontinued the system of levying ‘Mela Surcharge‘ with effect from December 11. The surcharge used to be levied on passengers during major fairs in the country. The decision was taken by the Railway Board keeping in mind next month‘s in Allahabad. The surcharge was levied during […]

Odisha: Railways withdraws Mela Surcharge

Odisha: Railways withdraws Mela Surcharge

BHUBANESWAR: has discontinued ?Mela Surcharge? with effect from December 11. This surcharge is an extra charge levied on passengers during major fairs in the country. The Railway Board has taken this decision ahead of the to be held next month in Allahabad. This was also imposed on passengers during Rath […]