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Mudslide Inside Well Kills One In Dhenkanal, Narrow Escape For 4 Others
Mudslide Inside Well Kills One In Dhenkanal, Narrow Escape For 4 Others

Dhenkanal: In a tragic incident, a worker lost his life due to mudslide while installing concrete well rings inside a well on Tuesday. The incident occurred at Alatuma village of…

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Odisha: 4 Arrested For Setting Forest On Blaze

Dhenkanal: As many as three persons have been arrested on charges of setting fire at Ranjagada reserve forest here in Dhenkanal district. The accused caught by the forest department personnel have been identified as Hrudananda Singh, Sahadeb Behera and Anirudha Behera. Hrudananda belongs to Mandiapada village under Kankadahada police station in the district while two […]

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Fire Breaks Out At OPTCL Grid In Dhenkanal, No Casualty

Dhenkanal: A major fire broke out at the grid substation of Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (OPTCL) near Meramundali in the district on Sunday. The incident took place during noon after a high voltage cable went off suddenly. There was no report of any casualty in the incident. The reason behind the burst of cable […]

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Corrupt Police Inspector In Vigilance Net For Accepting Bribe In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: The Inspector In Charge (IIC) of Nihal Prasad Police Station in Dhenkanal was arrested by vigilance sleuths for accepting a bribe of Rs 6000 on Friday. As per reports, the inspector, Chittaranjan Behera had demanded bribe from one Aintha Sethi whose daughter-in-law had lodged an FIR at the same police station against him, his […]

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Odisha: Youth In Dhenkanal Kills Father By Slitting Throat, Absconds

Dhenkanal: In a shocking incident, a youth from Chaulia village under Sadar Police limits in Dhenkanal allegedly killed his father by slitting the latter’s throat with a sharp weapon. The reason behind the dastardly act remains unknown as the police begins probe. As per the reports, the accused fled the spot after committing the crime […]

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Famous Joranda Mela Begins Amid Strict Covid Guidelines

Dhenkanal: Amid strict adherence to the Covid-19 protocols, the famous Magha Mela of Mahima cult at Joranda in the district has begun on Thursday with a low key manner. The fair will continue for three days. With fear of Covid-19 resurgence, the district administration has imposed certain restrictions for entry of sadhus and devotees into […]

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COVID Shadow On Dhenkanal Joranda Mela: Sadhus From Outside Dist Not Allowed

Dhenkanal: The famous Joranda Mela, held on Magha Purnima, will be organised amid COVID-19 restrictions from February 25 to February 27 this year. As per a letter issued by the Dhenkanal district administration, general public and sadhus (saints) from outside the district and state will not be allowed to take part in the event. Only […]

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Odisha: Fire Breaks Out At OPTCL Grid In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A major fire broke out at OPTCL (Odisha Power Transmission Corporation) power grid near Meramundali in Dhenkanal district on Sunday. The reason of fire has not immediately been ascertained. It is suspected that blast in feeder due to over heating might lead to the mishap. No human casualty or injury has been reported so […]

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Odisha: Newly Married Woman Found Hanging In Dhenkanal, Reason Not Known

Dhenkanal: A newlywed woman was found hanging at her in-law’s residence in Bidyabandha village under the Sadar police station on Saturday. The deceased, identified as Jharana Nayak, was a resident of Kalanda village of Hindolo who was married to Madanmohan Nayak a resident of Bidyabandha village just three days ago (February 17). As per reports, […]

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Odisha: Elderly Man Hacked To Death For Opposing Eve Teasing

Dhenkanal: An elderly man in Kankadasoda village under Parjang police limits was allegedly hacked to death by miscreants on Friday over passing of lewd comments to his granddaughter. As per reports, two youths allegedly attacked Purnachandra Bai and his son Mohan Bai after Mohan’s daughter and Purnachandra’s granddaughter complained of eve-teasing by some lechers of […]

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Odisha: Another Elephant Killed In Dhenkanal For Tusks, Poachers Escape

Dhenkanal: A full grown elephant was shot dead by poachers for tusks in the Kandara forest of Bhejia village of Hindolo Block in Dhenkanal on February 9. The incident occurred on Tuesday night. The miscreants who killed the elephant using firearms managed to escape with the tusks under the cover of darkness after opening fire […]

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Odisha: Man Burns Wife Alive For Speaking On Mobile Phone

Kamakhyanagar: Furious with his wife for speaking on mobile phone for a long time, a man allegedly killed her by setting her ablaze at Chunaragadi village under Kankadahada police limits here in Dhenkanal district on Friday. The accused identified as Naba Kishore Kabat has been detained and is being questioned in the custody, police sources […]

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Odisha: Anganwadi Worker Accused Of Siphoning Money Meant for Pregnant Women, Children

Dhenkanal: As if all the corruptions in various departments of the government was not enough, a fresh allegation of an Anganwadi worker siphoning money meant for foods of pregnant women and school children rocked Dhenkanal district on Monday. The accused anganwadi worker, Mamina Nayak from Govindpur village under Jayapurakateni Gram panchayat in Dhenkanal’s Parjang block […]

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Odisha: Jumbo Tramples Man To Death In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Panic gripped Gahamakhunti village under Dhenkanal Sadar Range in the district as a man was trampled to death by a wild elephant late Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as one Ramesh Sahu. According to reports, Sahu came face to face with the strayed pachyderm unexpectedly while he was keeping a watch on […]

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Odisha: Close Shave For 25 As Bus Overturns In Dhenkanal

Kamakhyanagar: Around 25 passengers escaped an accident narrowly after a bus in which they were travelling overturned near Alutuma bridge here in Dhenkanal district on the wee hours of Thursday. One of the passengers has sustained injuries and has been admitted to a nearby hospital. The Bus, ‘Sriramji’ carrying around 25 passengers was heading towards […]

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Odisha: Rescued Baby Elephant Padma Gets New Family

Dhenkanal: The female elephant calf named Padma, which was rescued from Chikiti in Ganjam district after being deserted by its herd, will get a new family at the Kapilash elephant rescue centre in the district on Wednesday. According to the forest department sources, the baby elephant is doing well and it will be allowed to […]

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Odisha: UTP Dies While During Treatment In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: An under trial prisoner (UTP) lodged at Dhenkanal jail died while undergoing treatment at district headquarters hospital here on Wednesday. The deceased identified as Brahmananda Dehury had been lodged in the district jail since 2013 in connection with a murder case. Dehury is a resident of Haripur area in the district, reports said. He […]

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Modi Committed To Farmers' Well-being, Opposition Trying To Mislead: Pradhan

Dhenkanal: The new Farm Laws envisage increase in the income of farmers and is meant to make them self reliant under Prime Minister Modi’s flagship programme ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’, said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday. Addressing a mega ‘Krushak Samabesh’ rally in Dhenkanal, the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas said the Prime […]

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Odisha: Farmer Trampled To Death By Elephant, Close Shave For Son

Kamakhyanagar: A farmer was killed after being trampled by a wild elephant while his son had a close shave at Kandarasinga village under Mahaveer Road forest range here in Dhenkanal district on Thursday. The incident occurred when Niranjan Swain and his son was returning from his land on cycle after harvesting paddy. The wild tusker, […]

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Odisha: Couple Stages Fast-Unto-Death Protest Over 'Illegal Construction By Govt'

Dhenkanal: Braving the winter chills, a couple has been sitting on a fast-unto-death strike in front of the office of district Collector here for the last five days, protesting the forceful construction of a college building and boundary wall by the government on their registered home land. Md Tarif Hussain and his wife, hailing from […]

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3-YO Dhenkanal Boy Strangled To Death By Neighbour, Accused Woman Confesses

Dhenkanal: A day after recovering the body of a three-year-old boy from a well at Khankira village in the district, Nihalprasad Police here claimed to have cracked the ‘murder’ mystery by arresting the neighbour of the family of minor boy. The minor boy went missing Wednesday evening and following a search operation, his body was […]

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Odisha: Body Of Missing Minor Boy Recovered From Well In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Close on the heels of series of missing and subsequent deaths of children in Odisha, a three-year-old boy at Khankira village under Nihal Prasad police limits in Dhenkanal district who went missing on Wednesday, was found dead in a well on Thursday. The body of the minor boy has been recovered from the open […]

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Odisha: Cash Over Rs 25 Lakh Looted From ATM In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Unidentified miscreants broke open an ATM of the State Bank of India in Dhenkanal district and looted cash worth over Rs 25 lakh. The loot took place last night and came to light today after the cash disperser machine was found damaged. The miscreants reportedly cut the cash disperser machine of the ATM counter […]

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Country Calling: Veterans In This Odisha Village Train Hundreds To Join Armed Forces

Dhenkanal: A soldier is a soldier, with or without uniform. Even years after hanging their boots following retirement from the Indian army, a group of seven ex-servicemen, led by veteran Sukant Kumar Parida continue to serve the motherland in a unique way. The group has now taken up the responsibility to train and prepare the […]

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Odisha: Man Thrashed Over Suspicion Of Being Child Lifter In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: In an inhumane incident, a man was severely thrashed by angry mob over suspicion of being a child lifter at Mina Bazar in the district on Sunday. Upon being informed, police rushed to the spot and rescued the victim from the clutches of the angry villagers. According to reports, the youth, name of whom […]