Man sentenced to death for killing girl in Odisha

A man was sentenced to death by a court here for killing a 17-year-old girl last year.

CEC team inspects mines in Keonjhar district

A day after reaching Barbil in Odisha`s mineral rich Keonjhar district, a four- member team of SC-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) today inspected some iron ore mines to look into allegations of illegal operations.

Five policemen suspended over VIP treatment to accused

Five policemen were suspended in Odisha`s Keonjhar district after they allegedly provided VIP treatment to a man arrested in an illegal mining case.

36 public servants dismissed from service in Odisha in 2013

At least 36 public servants have been dismissed from service in Odisha after being convicted in different corruption cases and 285 similar cases have been registered against officials including 48 class-I officers during 2013, official sources said.

Two dead in Odisha mining accident

At least two people were killed and one critically injured when a machine used to pile up materials broke down in an iron ore mine in Odisha.

Congress demands CBI probe into alleged iron ore loot

Congress demanded a CBI probe into alleged loot of iron ore worth Rs 2,000 crore in Uliburu area of Keonjhar district.

Maoist deputy commander killed in gunbattle

A deputy commander of a local wing of the Communist Party of India-Maoist was killed in a gunfight with security forces early Saturday in Orissa`s Keonjhar district.

Orissa holds up permission to operate 23 mines

Orissa has held up permission to operate 23 iron ore mines in its mineral rich Keonjhar district as the operators are yet to submit documents to show that their mining activities were legal, an official said on Saturday.

Maoists kill two villagers for `spying`

Maoists early Friday killed two villagers in Orissa`s mineral-rich Keonjhar district, accusing them of being police informers, police said.

Suspected Maoists kill two Orissa cops

Suspected Maoists killed two
police personnel in Orissa`s Keonjhar district this evening,
the police said.