News from Baripada

Baripada is a city and a municipality in Mayurbhanj district.  In recent years, it has emerged as an educational hub with the opening of numerous professional colleges. It also has many tourist places like Khiching, Debakunda, Similipal and others.

Odisha people fully prepared for double-engine govt, says Union Minister Rajnath Singh in Baripada 
Odisha people fully prepared for double-engine govt, says Union Minister Rajnath Singh in Baripada 

The people of Odisha are fully prepared for a double-engine government in the state. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said this at the party’s Vijay Sankalp Samavesh held at Baripada in Mayurbhanj on Thursday. 

BJP MLA Prakash Soren admitted to AIIMS-Bhubaneswar 
BJP MLA Prakash Soren admitted to AIIMS-Bhubaneswar 

The BJP legislator was initially admitted to PRM Medical College and Hospital and later shifted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar for further treatment, sources said.

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'Lord Jagannath should not be left fasting:' Devotees resent delay in Puri temple rituals

Saroj Mohanty, a resident of Kendrapara said, “Crores of Odias who love Lord Jagannath are hurt by daily rituals of Srimandir getting affected often. Why is this happening again and again? The matter should be investigated. Those responsible for this should be punished."

Marriage Party Bus Involved In Accident
Marriage party bus from Jamshedpur hits truck in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj, 10 injured

As per reports, the marriage party bus was en route to Jajpur from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand carrying around 40 baraatis. On the way, the bus rear-ended a stationery truck near Tata on National Highway 220.

Hemant Soren & Kalpana Soren
Kalpana Soren from Odisha likely to become Jharkhand CM

Sources in the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Party claimed that Kalpana might take over the top job if her husband gets arrested in connection with a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam.

Naveen Patnaik's Poster During NFSA Rice Distribution
Supply Assistant distributes rice under NFSA with CM Naveen’s poster, apologises after furore

The villagers reportedly protested the act and asked the Supply Assistant to remove the posters, which he obliged after apologising to them.

Truck Caches Fire On Bangiriposhi Ghat
Two trucks catch fire after plunging from Bangiriposhi ghat, drivers charred to death

Following the mishap, the oil tanker caught fire charring the driver to death. The charred body of the other driver was found crushed below the container truck.

Under-trial prisoner 'ends life' in jail in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj; kin allege murder  
Under-trial prisoner 'ends life' in jail in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj; kin allege murder  

Rabi Singh was arrested and brought to Baripada Circle Jail on December 20. He had since been under severe mental stress. He was being counselled by a psychiatrist in the jail.  

Robbery bid on gold loan firm foiled by siren warning in Baripada; incident caught on CCTV camera
Robbery bid on gold loan firm foiled by siren warning in Baripada; incident caught on CCTV camera

The robbers beat three employees and snatched away their cell phones. However, in the meantime the siren of the office somehow made a noise, leaving the dacoits scared. And, the robbers ran away.

Women Walk 2km In Similipal Jungle To fetch Water
Water shortage forces villagers to walk 2 km in Similipal jungle, drink from dirty pond

As per reports, more than 150 families of Badajunapal village under Mayurbhanj’s Kaptipada block are forced to walk 2 km in the Similipal jungle to fetch drinking water from a manmade underground stream.

MPC Autonomous College, Baripada
Lady lecturers accuse Baripada MPC College principal of harassment, complaint filed

As per the complaint, the Principal, Subhankar Sahu has allegedly misbehaved with the lady lecturers, used racial comments and sent them WhatsApp texts and calls late in the night with malicious intention.

Police van meets with accident
Police van meets with accident at Bangiriposhi ghati, 10 personnel injured

All the injured have been rushed to Bangiriposhi hospital. Around 20 police personnel were travelling in the vehicle when the accident occured. 

Tiger Fight Caught On Camera In Similipal
Fight between two tigers over territory caught on camera at Similipal

He is T35 a young tiger trying to claim territory. Got into a fight with T31. Seems to be victorious as it confidently patrols its area., tweeted STR

Girl Students Walk 6 kms To Appear For Exams
School girls walk six km to take exam in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

As per reports, the girl students of Bhaliadiha School under Mayurbhanj’s Morada block have their Panchayat-level Mathematics test on Wednesday at a different school six km away.

Rescued Odia Worker Dhiren Nayak
'Survived on puffed rice for first 10 days': Odia worker narrates Uttarkashi tunnel ordeal

Narrating his ordeal, Nayak said, “We survived the initial 10 days on puffed rice and dry fruits. Later, the authorities sent dal, rice and chapati through a 6-inch pipe.”

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