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Odisha: Truck fined Rs 6.53 lakh for traffic violations

Bhubaneswar: A Nagaland-registered truck was fined a whopping Rs 6.53 lakh for seven traffic violations in Odisha’s Sambalpur. But, this was not under the new Motor Vehicles Act. The fine was imposed on August 10 for flouting traffic rules much before the amended Motor Vehicles Act came into being on September 1. The matter came to […]

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Samaleshwari Express engine catches fire in Odisha; 3 dead

Bhubaneswar:  At least three persons were killed when the Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleshwari Express’ engine caught fire after the train rammed into a tower car engaged in repair work between Singapur Road and Keutguda in Odisha’s Rayagada district on Tuesday, authorities said. The engine, luggage van and one general 2nd class coach of Samaleshwari Express derailed after […]

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FIR against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for abusing woman scribe

Bhubaneswar:  A woman journalist on Friday filed a complaint against Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly misbehaving and assaulting her. In her complaint filed at Purighat Police Station in Cuttack, the woman alleged that the actor-turned-politician misbehaved with her when she had gone to his residence on June 12 to report that […]

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Minor boy held for creating fake Facebook profiles of Odisha politicians

Bhubaneswar:  A minor boy was on Thursday arrested on the charges of duping people by creating fake social media accounts in the name of politicians and other noted personalities in Odisha’s Sambalpur district. The Sambalpur police arrested the youth for allegedly trying to cheat people after creating fake Facebook profiles of Odisha Health and Family […]