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.

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.”

Similipal Tiger Reserve
Similipal bandh: 18 tourists stuck in nature camp rescued after 16 hours

As per reports, some tourists from Odisha and other states could not get out of Similipal after the locals blocked roads and launched a strike on Sunday. They were stuck at Barehipani.

President Murmu Boards Train After Flagging It Off
President Droupadi Murmu flags off three new trains on day 2 of Odisha visit

The new trains are—Badampahar-Rourkela Express (Weekly), Badampahar-Shalimar Express (Weekly) and Badampahar-Tatanagar MEMU service. These trains will now connect Mayurbhanj district with the Indian railway map.

Similipal National Park
Crackdown on illegal firearms: 71 country-made guns seized from Similipal in second phase search

In the first phase, 156 country-made guns were recovered. With this, the total number of firearms seized from the sanctuary went up to 227.

Tiger Census In Similipal National Park
Tiger census kicks off in Odisha’s Similipal reserve

As per reports, the tiger census will be carried out by the forest department in all the areas including Satakosia, Kaptipada and Bisoi under Baripada, Rairangpur and Karanjia sub-divisions in Mayurbhanj district.

Lady home guard returns cash found in ATM
Lady home guard finds Rs 10k inside ATM counter; here’s what she did next

The senior police officials announced a cash reward of Rs 2,000 for Sangita for discharging her duty honestly and returning the cash to its rightful owner.

Fire reported at Baripada hospital
Fire breaks out at PRM Medical College and Hospital in Baripada

Though the exact reason behind the fire is not clear, all the patients in the ward as well as in the ICU were subsequently evacuated to safety.

Major crackdown on poachers in Similipal: 21 arrested, 165 country guns seized
Major crackdown on poachers in Similipal: 21 arrested, 165 country guns seized

Acting on a tip-off, Mayurbhanj police launched search operations at multiple locations in 14 police jurisdictions and arrested the poachers.

Divisional Forest Office, Baripada
Notorious poacher escapes from Odisha Forest department custody

As per reports, Marndi gave the officials a slip from Baripada medical college where he was brought for treatment after his arrest from Udala on Sunday.

BJD MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik
Ruling party MLA targets Odisha govt over cancellation of student union elections

Addressing the students on the foundation day of the Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo (MSCB) University in Baripada, Patnaik asked, why does the government fear student leaders?

Security Forces Patrolling Similipal Forest
Cease-work protest by forest protection assistants: Police personnel deployed to patrol Similipal

As per reports, 30 police personnel were mobilized to different critical sectors of the forest on Monday morning. Three more platoons of police force will be deployed shortly too.

Elephant Tusks Seized
Four elephant tusks seized, 5 persons arrested in Odisha's Jashipur

As per initial reports, a team consisting of ACF, ROs and dedicated staff of Similipal south, Similipal north and Rairangpur Division headed by Deputy director Similipal south division conducted a raid and recovered the tusks.