CM approves rationalisation of 905 posts in Odisha Police

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved rationalisation of 905 posts in the Odisha Police which will help in strengthening of 220 police stations. “The Chief Minister has approved this rationalisation for strengthening of the police stations for better crime control and efficient delivery of citizen centric services,” said a CMO statement. Besides the […]

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Dismissed Inspector arrested for raping minor inside police station in Odisha

Sundergarh: Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested dismissed inspector-in-charge Biramitrapur police station Ananda Majhi for allegedly raping a minor girl inside the police station for several months. “Crime Branch has successfully traced and arrested ex-Biramitrapur police station IIC Ananda Chandra Majhi from forested area under Handapa police station of Angul district,” said DGP Abhay. Earlier in […]

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Odisha Police to organise State-level conference on ‘Women in Police’ tomorrow

Cuttack: For the first time, the Odisha Police will organise a conference on ‘Women in Police’ on Friday. Participants will deliberate on issues, involving female cops in Odisha and address gender specific matters. The day-long State-level conference will be held at the 6th OSAP Battalion in Cuttack between 10 am and 5 pm. “The conference […]

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Cancer detection camp for women cops on March 8 in Odisha

Cuttack: The Odisha Police is all set to hold special medical camp for detection of cancer among women police officers on March 8 on the occasion of International Women’s Day in Odisha. This was informed by Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Thursday while holding a meeting with range IGs, DIGs, DCPc and SPs […]

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Raid on Maoists: Biggest ever seizure of arms & ammunitions in Swabhiman Anchal

Bhubaneswar: In one of the biggest ever anti-Maoist operations in the Swabhiman Anchal (Cut-off area) of Malkangiri district, the Odisha police busted a major Maoist hideouts and dumps and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunitions. The seizures include one INSAAS LMG, three INSAAS rifles, three carbine sten guns and one SLR rifle, said […]

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All India Police Hockey Championship to begin in Bhubaneswar from Monday

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Stadium here is all set to host the 68th edition of the All India Police Hockey Championship-2019 from Monday. Being organised by the Odisha Police at least 25 teams consisting 500 players, 200 officials and trainers from Police Organisations of different States, Union Territories and Central Armed Police Forces will participate in this […]

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Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra: Parking lots, traffic restrictions for the festival

Puri: The pilgrim city is all set to witness Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra on Thursday amidst tight security being pressed into service for the annual event. Lakhs of devotees are expected to visit Puri on Thursday to witness the annual car festival in which the deities come out from the sanctum sanctorum and board the […]

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Elaborate security arrangements for Snan Purnima in Puri

Puri: Odisha police has put in place elaborate security arrangements here for Snan Purnima festival of Lord Jagannath and His siblings scheduled on Monday. “Three commandants, 9 Deputy Commandants or ASPs, 37 Inspectors, 16 DSPs, 225 officers, 42 platoon police and 550 home guards have been deployed for Snan Yatra,” said IG (Central Range) Soumendra […]

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Odisha police donates Rs 1.62 crore to CMRF for cyclone Fani relief

Bhubaneswar: Odisha police on Wednesday donated Rs 1,61,61,412 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF), to support the people affected by the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani that hit the State on May 3. Director General of Police Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma handed over the cheque of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi here in the […]

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241 Armed troops to be deployed in Odisha for May 23 counting

Cuttack: After providing security during the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the Odisha police pulled up its socks for smooth conduct of votes, scheduled for May 23. Director General of Police (DGP) Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma who took stock of the preparedness through videoconferencing with Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissioner of Police, all range IGs, DIGs, district SPs […]

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