Crime

Dreaded Criminal Injured In Police Encounter In Capital

Bhubaneswar: Janmejaya Rout, who was wanted in several cases including kidnapping and attempt to murder, was injured in a police encounter in Laxmisagar area of the Capital city late last night. The police opened fire at him when he attempted to escape.

Sources said when Janmejaya along with his two associates was attempting to kidnap a youth from Badagada area in a Bolero, two youths of Laxmisagar area tried to intercept them. However, the miscreants attacked the two youths with sharp weapons following which they sustained injuries.

HC grants conditional bail to Raja Acharya

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today granted conditional bail to gangster Sandeep alias Raja Acharya in connection with abduction of Bhubaneswar-based...

2 trucks collide head-on in city; 1 critical, 4 hurt

Bhubaneswar: Five persons were injured, one of them critically, as two speeding trucks collided head-on at Acharya Vihar Square in the city early this...

Mishap averted after staff detects crack on rail track in Odisha

Balasore: Passengers on-board Kharagpur-Bhubaneswar Fast Passenger train had a close shave on Thursday as timely detection of a crack on the tracks ne...

Fake currency worth Rs 1.06 lakh seized, 4 arrested in Boudh

Boudh: Five members of a gang were arrested by police today on charges of circulating counterfeit currency notes in Boudh.Acting on a tip off, police ...