The decision of the Odisha Government to allow Rath Yatra only in Puri sans devotees in view of the second wave of the Covid-19 has not gone down well with the servitors of the Baripada Jagannath temple and the residents here
Based on a written complaint at the Kaptipada Police Station by his family members, three persons have been arrested from Khunta area in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday late night.
In a nerve-chilling incident, a tribal couple managed to save their little child from the probable bite of a massive King Cobra inside their house after hour-long efforts.
Palpable tension prevailed at Badadalima village under Tiring Police limits here in Mayurbhanj district following a series of road accidents that left three dead late on Thursday night.
In a suspected case of suicide, a young couple was found hanging from a tree around 1 km away from Dhanasola village under Rasgovindpur police limits here in Mayurbhanj district on Friday.
The Town Police here claimed to have busted a fake foreign liquor bottling plant and detained two persons following a raid on the illegal industrial unit at Khunta area in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday night.
Renowned football coach Nanda Kishore Patnaik passed away on late Monday night while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here for Covid-19.
Allegations of gross mismanagement at Covid hospitals in Odisha have once again surfaced after some video clips and photos of the state of affairs at a Covid hospital went viral on social media recently
The Odisha government has undertaken restoration of roadways and drinking water supply on a war-footing in all the districts majorly affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas which wreaked havoc in north-coastal and some other adjoining interior regions of the State on May 26.
The situation at Similipal was brought under control by swift relief and restoration works taken up on war footing by the concerned district administration, NDRF personnel, forest and fire services departments.