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Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha next month

KalingaTV News Network Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik on Monday informed that AICC President Rahul Gandhi will visit the state next month. Speaking to the reporters after the first coordination meeting here at the party office here Patnaik said, “We are planning for Rahul’s Odisha visit on the month of August, […]

Niece sets couple on fire in Odisha

KalingaTV News Network Nuapara: In a gruesome incident, a couple was allegedly set ablaze by their niece at Padampur village under Khadiala Block of the district late on Saturday night. The couple has been identified as Hema Patel and her husband Kasi Patel. While Hema succumbed to her injuries, her husband survived severe burn injuries and is […]

Odisha CM Congratulates Lariapali Sarpanch for getting Drug Addiction Free Panchayat Award

KalingaTV News Network Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday congratulated Sarpanch of Lariapali Panchayat of Bamara block in Sambalpur district on being awarded as Drug Addiction Free Panchayat by Government of India. Patnaik met Lariapali Sarpanch Shukri Kujur at the state secretariat and congratulated him for the achievement. Later, taking to his twitter […]

Maoists kill youth in Praja Court on suspicion of ‘police informer’ in Malkangiri

KalingaTV News Network Malkangiri: Maoist killed a youth on suspicion of ‘police informer’ at Jantri village in the cut-off area of Chindrakonda of the district on Thursday. According to reports, a group of red rebels conducted a ‘Praja court’ (people’s court) in the village this morning where they killed one Sukra Muduli allegedly on suspicion of ‘police […]

Crorepati DFO held for amassing disproportionate assets

KalingaTV News Network Berhampur: Acting on the allegation of amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income, Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested Ghumusar DFO (south forest division) Bijay Ketan Acharya. The anti-corruption agency also recovered illegal assets worth Rs 3.22 crore from the possession of Acharya. He was arrested after the vigilance officials conducted […]

Man surrenders after killing woman for practising witchcraft

KalingaTV News Network Angul: A man surrendered before police after killing a woman allegedly for practising sorcery at Putukamahula village under Palalahada police limits in the district on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Gula Sainga. According to reports, Sainga killed the woman yesterday claiming that she was practicing witchcraft and buried her body […]

12 Indian Cobra hatchlings reused from Odisha’s Pipili

KalingaTV News Network Puri: Three days after rescuing around 130 snakes from two separate places in Bhadrak district, snake helpline officials rescued 12 more Indian Cobra hatchlings from Pipili area of the district on Tuesday. According to reports, snake catcher Sushant Kumar Behera rescued the cobras from the house of one Anadi Sahu at Suhagpur […]

Odisha: 6-month-old branded with hot iron for curing stomach ailment

KalingaTV News Network Nabarangpur: In yet another case of faith-healing in Nabarangpur district of Odisha, a six-month-old baby boy of Khutiguda village under Papadahandi block was branded with hot iron to cure his stomach ailments on Sunday. The victim is identified as the son of Nakula Bhatra who himself had branded hot iron on the infant’s […]