Lovers commit suicide by jumping before train in Odisha

A boy and a girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a running train at Osala near Baitarani Road railway station in Jajpur district, GRP officials said on Sunday.

Wild boar poached in Odisha, 4 arrested

Jajpur: Four poachers were on Monday arrested by forest officials from Dankari village of the district and hide, flesh and teeth of a wild boar were seized from them.

Inter-state truck theft racket busted, kingpin held in Jajpur

Alleged kingpin of an inter-state truck smuggling racket, suspected to be involved in at least 100 heavy vehicle theft cases, was arrested in Jajpur district of Odisha, police said today.

Four killed in lightning in Odisha

At least four persons died and nineteen others injured, eight of them seriously, after lightning struck them in different places in Odisha's Jajpur district Tuesday, police said.

BDO alleges assault by 'Sarpanch' in Jajpur

A Block Development Officer (BDO) in Jajpur district has alleged that he was assaulted by a 'Sarpanch' and his supporters at his office over the clearance of a pending Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) bill in Odisha's Jajpur district.

Odisha dengue cases rise to 249

The number of dengue cases in Odisha this year has risen to 249 with 60 new cases being reported in the past two days, an official said Friday.

People evacuated from marooned areas in Odisha

A large number of people were evacuated from areas marooned due to breaches in Baitarani river embankment in Odisha`s Jajpur and Bhadrak districts on Tuesday.

Two held in Odisha for allegedly blackmailing a girl

Two persons were arrested for allegedly blackmailing a girl and trying to exort money after recording an objectionable video of her with a man in Odisha`s Jajpur district, police said Wednesday.

Minor girl attacked by jilted lover in school

A 23-year-old youth was arrested for allegedly attacking a minor girl student at her school at Golkund in the district, police said on Thursday.

Minor girl raped by boyfriend in Jajpur

A minor girl was allegedly raped by her boyfriend at her house in Odisha`s Jajpur district following which the accused was arrested, police said Tuesday.

Highway robber gang busted, 7 arrested in Odisha

With the arrest of seven persons, police on Sunday claimed to have busted a gang of highway robbers who used to intercept trucks at isolated locations and snatched valuables from truckers at gun point.

Businessman shot dead in Jajpur

A businessman was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Upper Baruan village under Sadar police station of Odisha`s Jajpur district.

Woman raped, murdered in Odisha

The body of a 25-year-old woman was recovered from Vyas Nagar in Jajpur district, police said Saturday, suspecting it to be a case of sexual assault and murder.

Four injured in cylinder blast in Odisha

Four members of a family including a child sustained burns after an LPG cylinder exploded in Baligari village of Jajpur district, police said on Saturday.

Teenaged girl kills herself after being sexually molested

Bhubaneswar: A teenaged girl who was sexually molested by a boy of her age while returning after a bath in a nullah (drain) in Odisha`s Jajpur district committed suicide by hanging herself at home.

Two arrested for trying to kill baby

Two men were arrested for allegedly attempting to kill an eleven-month-old baby by slitting his throat with a sharp weapon at Susua Thakurpatana village in Odisha`s Jajpur district, police said on Saturday.

Odisha: 3 killed, 6 hurt in lightning strike

Three agricultural labourers, including two women, were killed and six others sustained severe burn injuries when lightning struck them in separate incidents in Jajpur district, the police said on Monday.

Fed up of drunk husbands, women damage liquor shops

Women belonging to several Self Help Groups on Thursday ransacked a liquor shop and destroyed bottles in Odisha`s Jajpur district.

Teenager killed in Odisha

A 17-year-old college girl was allegedly killed in at a village in Odisha`s Jajpur district, police said on Saturday.

Two raped in Odisha’s Jajpur

Two girls, including a minor, were allegedly raped in separate incidents in Odisha`s Jajpur district, police said on Saturday.