The Odisha government signed a pact with the Airport Authority of India for developing the state`s second airport in the district headquarters town of Jharsuguda, an official said.
At least eight persons were killed and two others missing in separate incidents of boat capsize and other mishaps when a severe nor`wester hit Jharsuguda and Bargarh districts of western Odisha early on Sunday.
Police have booked a couple for allegedly torturing and blackmailing their minor tribal domestic help after shooting her nude picture at Belpahar in Jharsuguda district, police said on Monday.
Two workers of a coal transport company were killed and 16 others, including six police personnel, injured in a clash at Belpahar in Odisha`s Jharsuguda district, police said on Sunday.
Two women were sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by a Fast Track court in Odisha`s Jharsuguda for burning to death their sister-in-law for dowry in 2010.
After being greeted with black flags by Congress activists in Kandhamal and Mayurbhanj districts, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was accorded a warm welcome during a visit to Jharsuguda.
A minor boy in Odisha`s Jharsuguda district was allegedly tortured and inflicted burns with cigarette butt while in police custody in connection with a theft incident.
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