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.
A four-member team of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday visited the Budhabalang riverbed at Mahupura under Badasahi tehsil in Mayurbhanj for the second time to inspect the magnitude of sand theft and its environmental impacts.
The Tehsildar of Badasahi in Mayurbhanj went missing just a day before a sand mafia Pradeep Bindhani was arrested on April 30 for lifting sand way beyond his lease area.
Resentment brewed among parents and students of Adarsh Vidyalay at Badasahi in Mayurbhanj district after the centre for the CBSE Class 10 examination for the school was made in Rairangpur, more than 120 km away from Badasahi.
As per the Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar, Baripada recorded a temperature of 42.6 degree Celsius, the highest in the State
Call it government apathy or travesty of fate, as many as 144 families belonging to the tribal Khadia community now stare at an uncertain future after they were allegedly omitted from the voter list for this Panchayat elections.
The Panchayat called a meeting, which was attended by 25-30 other villagers, where it was decided to settle the matter between the survivor’s family and the accused. At the meeting, the accused was imposed a penalty of Rs 90, 000 which was to be paid to the survivor’s family.
As per reports, the supporters of the Thakurmunda Block president, Prashant Kumar Behera and the Karanjia MLA, Basanti Hembram got into a heated exchange of words at the party office which culminated in a scuffle.
The searches are currently underway by several Vigilance teams comprising 9 DSPs, 5 Inspectors, 5 ASIs and other personnel at seven different locations including residence and other properties associated with the constable.
While many of them are unable to find work for them, many families are unable to manage household chores with the interest gained on the Rs 10Lakh compensation they reportedly received two years back during the displacement.
Meanwhile, a Vigilance team has brought Das to his Bargarh, Britt Colony residence in the Capital City where his one more property is likely to be searched today.
A wildlife smuggler was arrested and a live pangolin was rescued by the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police following a raid in the Satakoshia forest range under Mayurbhanj’s Karanjia on Thursday.
The Headmaster of Ashram School in Boring village under Mayurbhanj’s Thakurmunda Police limits was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly harassing sexually a cook-cum-attendant at the school.
BJP members including the workers of the party’s women wing picketed at Palabani Chhak on National Highway-49 in Baripada disrupting traffic movement on the route. The BJP supporters also stopped vehicles at Udala, Karanjia and Rairangpur.
Despite spending crores of rupees for the upliftment of tribals from the government exchequer, the 20 odd families living in Budhigaon village under Mayurbhanj’s Karanjia block are far from receiving the benefits.
Locals staged a road blockade at Poda Bastia square on the Baripada-Udala road in Mayurbhanj district over death of a man due to alleged medical negligence bringing the vehicular movement to a grinding halt