The initial suspicion had fallen on Maoists in the Kotpad area of the district from where the crime was reported. The girl was allegedly raped by four men in camouflage fatigues when she was returning home from school.
A class 11 student of Sorisapadar village was raped allegedly by four uniformed men while she was returning from a hut on Tuesday.
The Indian Oil Corp deal comes within weeks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s June-end visit to the US when President Donald Trump talked of his country looking to export more energy products to India.
“Elaborate police security and communication arrangements have been made for smooth and peaceful observance of festivals, immersion and tazia procession,” Sharma said adding Muharram will be observed on October 1 and October 2.
A delegation of officials, led by Odisha’s Minister for Industries Niranjan Pujari, met Japanese investors and business executives of the NCR on Thursday to attract investments.
The students of schools at Luma, Kubri, Bandhpari, Ranjendrapur and Dangri villages under Lanjigarh block complained of vomiting, nausea and stomach pain after eating the meal on Friday, officials said.
Unable to conduct business due to the chaos, Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat adjourned the House till 3 pm.
In Odisha, Amit Shah is expected to meet with party workers in the state on Friday, where he will also address a rally at Janta Maidan.
Chief amounts of rainfall were recorded in districts like Kandhamal, Cuttack, Bolangir, Mayurbhanj, Nuapada, Kendrapara, Kalahandi, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak, Balasore, Rayagada, Koraput, Bargarh, Ganjam, Puri, Malkangiri, Keonjhar, Gajapati and Sonepur.
Minister of State for Communication and Railways, Manoj Sinha laid foundation of Road Over Bridge (RoB) at Khetarajpur (Sambalpur) and flagged off a train on electric traction from Sambalpur on newly electrified section of Sambalpur and Jharsuguda.
The chief amounts of rainfall recorded in centimetres are Burla in Sambalpur (18cm), Kirmira in Jharsuguda district (12cm), Binika in Sonepur district (11 cm), Hirakud in Sambalpur district and Bargaon in Sundergarh district (10 cm each).
The chief amounts of rainfall recorded in centimetre are: Malkangiri, Mandira Dam in Sundargarh district (11 cm each), Rayagada (9 cm), Daspalla in Nayagarh district, Banki in Cuttack district and Narla in Kalahandi district (8 cm each).
People testing positive for malaria will be provided treatment under the programme. Besides other diseases like malnutrition among the children and complicancy among the pregnant women will also be identified in the camps and necessary treatment will be provided.
About 20 houses, three shops and 15 cowsheds were badly damaged due to heavy rains in Bilaspur, Kangra, Chamba and Mandi, according to the state Emergency Response Control Room.
BJD denied the allegations. “BJP is trying to defame BJD. All allegations levelled against our party are baseless. We have made all our transactions in a transparent manner,” BJD treasurer Subash Singh said.