Continuing with the blistering heat making life cripple in the State, more than 15 cities registered temperature above 40 degree Celsius today. Importantly, Bolangir ruled at the top for yet another day today with a mercury level at 44.3 degree Celsius.
In a success to Commissionerate Police in its investigation against the looters who are on prowl in the State capital Bhubaneswar and its outskirts over last few months, the Saheed Nagar Police nab two looters and seized a number of laptops and mobiles from them today.
District administration extended the night curfew in communally tense Bhadrak once again today. The Prhohibitory order would remain in force from 9pm today to 5am tomorrow after the decision.
In an unfortunate incident in the Balasore district today a nine-month-old boy died after being administered with a bolus wrong injection by the doctors. While the incident occurred in a private clinic, police arrested the doctor following protests from the relatives of the victim.
In yet another case of patient death due to negligence on the part of the doctors in the State, tension engulfed Capital Hospital here today noon after a minor girl died under treatment. The girl was admitted to this government medical facility yesterday night.
In a shocking incident for the lakhs of devotees of the presiding deity of Ghatagaon Maa Tarini, a goldsmith was arrested by police today for stealing valuable jewelries of the deity. The goldsmith had been engaged on counting the jewelries received through the temple Hundi or the donation box.
In a major success to Sambalpur Police against the vehicle looters on the prowl in the district, it busted an inter-state vehicle lifting gang today. Around 3 members of the gang were taken into custody by police.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Sunday termed the controversial article authored by BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab in an Odia newspaper as ‘negative,’ and asked the senior party leader to lodge grievances if any with him directly.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday congratulated Sanjat Mishra, a techie from Bolangir for his association in production of Bahubali 2.
In a criminal incident, a youth was critically injured in Nischintakoili area of Cuttack district as miscreants fired at him from close range this morning.