Asish Mehta

Odisha assistant engineer jumps from terrace, flees before being nabbed by vigilance sleuths

Search at the engineer's premises led to discovery of assets worth crores of rupees

01 Dec 2023

Amid rise in crime, human intelligence eludes police in Bhubaneswar

Police are yet to arrest those involved in theft of valuables worth lakhs from the house of a DSP in Bansi Vihar area within Balianta police limits on November 15 where his relatives are staying.

27 Nov 2023

Odisha transport department to install 100 cameras to detect violations

The department has planned to install the new cameras till Laxmannath check gate in Balasore to reduce road accidents and fatalities arising out of them.

26 Nov 2023

Tipplers in Odisha beware: Police to act tough against drunken driving this winter

“Stringent enforcement will be carried out by launching special drives with the police against drunken driving on specific time, dates and places.

21 Nov 2023

Odisha government starts process for new DGP selection

Sources say the government might want make a statement by choosing a woman officer as DGP which, if it happens, will be a first for Odisha.

19 Nov 2023

16-year-old held for minor’s murder in Odisha, stabbed him 11 times

Sources privy to the investigation said the juvenile accused used to watch videos on his mother’s mobile phone on counter attacks carried out by the Armed forces to kill a person very quickly.

03 Nov 2023

Vigilance to appoint legal experts to improve conviction

The Electronics and IT department will connect all collectorates and block offices via video-conferencing for government officials to take the integrity pledge.

30 Oct 2023

Advanced system to ensure safety on Bhubaneswar airport runway, roads

The position of the vehicles will help the ATS complex officials manage traffic inside the airport and avert collision between them during low visibility.

28 Oct 2023

Gold chain thieves run amok at pandals as puja fervour peaks in Odisha

Sources said the groups involved in stealing gold chains consists of women who belong to neighbouring states.

23 Oct 2023

Odisha bus operators buckle under public pressure, defer strike till Oct 31

Meanwhile, buses having bookings started operations while the operators were asked to arrange alternatives for passengers stranded at various stops, he said.

21 Oct 2023

Passengers stranded across Odisha due to strike by private bus operators as Durga Puja commences

Many bus stands wore a deserted look on the day as the passengers continued to look for alternative modes of transport to reach their destinations.

20 Oct 2023

Odisha: Wheelchair-bound NLUO prof misses flight due to Indigo staff

Recalling her harrowing experience, the passenger told The New Indian Express she had completed web check-in and arrived at the airport at about 12.45 pm.

20 Oct 2023

Bhubaneswar: Bomikhal pandal to display vital human-animal bond

The pandal will be a replica of Hastinapur Palace having cutouts of two elephants and as many lions.

16 Oct 2023

Amid festive cheer, traffic woes for Bhubaneswar

The clogged NH-16 is witnessing traffic snarls daily with police failing to solve the issue

14 Oct 2023

Kolkata’s grandeur at Old station bazaar pandal

This year, residents of the state capital will be able to experience the grandeur of the City of Joy at the Old Station Bazaar Durga Puja pandal here.

12 Oct 2023

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