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Odisha: 4 Critical As Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus Overturns In Boudh

Boudh: At least four passengers were seriously injured after the bus they were travelling in overturned on National Highway-57 near Khuntabandha in the district in the wee hours of Monday. The identities of the injured passengers are yet to be ascertained and they are undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital. Sources said, the ill-fated bus- […]

Odisha: Close Shave For 40 Passengers As Hyva Hits Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus In Boudh
Odisha: Close Shave For 40 Passengers As Hyva Hits Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus In Boudh

Boudh: As many as 40 passengers had a providential escape after a hyva truck hit a bus they were travelling in on National Highway-57 near Chari Chhak under Purunakatak police limits here in the district on Thursday. According to sources, the mishap took place in the wee hours of Thursday when the private bus named-Sairam […]

3 Including 2 Women Killed In Collision Between Auto Rickshaw, Dumper In Boudh
3 Of Family Killed In Collision Between Auto Rickshaw, Dumper In Boudh

Boudh: A tar-laden dumper rammed into an autorickshaw at Goapalamala chaak on Manamunda-Kantamala road on Thursday morning killing three members of a family including a child on the spot. Another member of the family who was travelling in the auto-rickshaw sustained critical injuries during the accident. The identities of the deceased are yet to be […]

Odisha: Ganja Cultivation Worth Rs 80 Lakh Destroyed In Boudh
Odisha: Ganja Cultivation Worth Rs 80 Lakh Destroyed In Boudh

Boudh: The crackdown on the cultivation and supply of illegal cannabis gathered steam as the Boudh police destroyed Ganja (cannabis) cultivations worth Rs 80 lakh spread over an area of 80 acres here in the district on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, the police carried out multiple raids at several places under Baunsuni police station […]

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Boudh: Two Killed, 25 Injured As Bus Rams Into SUV

Boudh: At least two persons were killed while 25 others sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in rammed into an SUV at Kiakata Chhak on the border of Boudh-Angul late Sunday night. The two deceased have been identified as the drivers of the bus and the SUV. Eight of the 25 persons, who […]

Odisha: Two Arrested For Killing Businessman

Boudh: Two persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder of businessman, Pramod Prasad, whose body was recovered from Mahanadi river bed in Boudh. Boudh Superintendent of Police, V. Raghunath Rao informed about the arrests at a press conference on Wednesday. The accused have been identified as Milan Patra and Abhishek Sahani, both […]

Cannabis Plantation Worth Rs 11 Crore Destroyed In Odisha

Boudh: Excise department sleuths along with officials of revenue and forest department destroyed massive cannabis plantation in Manamunda area of Boudh district on Thursday. The estimated cost of the cannabis plantation is said to be around Rs 11 crore. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team comprising officials of police, excise, revenue and forest department […]

Gharial Spotted Near School In Boudh

Boudh: A Gharial that has strayed into a canal near Bahira Primary School under Sadar block here has triggered alarm among the school kids and residents of the village. The animal was spotted a week ago following which locals informed the Forest department officials. It is being suspected that the reptile swam into the canal […]

Poor health services seed superstition in Odisha tribal hinterlands?

Bhubaneswar: Are the poor health services in the State seeding superstition in the minds of poor tribal communities dwelling in remote places of the State? It seems so. Consider this. The Lundurujhari village situated in the Boudh district bordering Nayagarh has been now under the spell of intense superstition. The tribal village in Talagaon Panchayat […]

Man Severs Son-In-Law's Leg For Marrying His Daughter

Boudh: A man from Dunguriguda village under Kantamala police limits in the district allegedly severed the leg of his son-in-law yesterday for marrying his daughter against his wishes. The accused Sashi Mahalika attacked his son-in-law Sourabh Dandia from Barapada village with an axe while the latter was returning from the local Anganwadi centre after dropping […]