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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jumbo Tramples Man
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 […]

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 […]

Baby Elephant
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Dhenkanal Minor Boy Murder
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Armed forces training
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 […]

Child lifter thrashed
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 […]

Ex-Jawans Preparing Youths To Realise Dreams To Guard Nation's Frontiers
Ex-Jawans Preparing Youths To Realise Dreams To Guard Nation's Frontiers

Dhenkanal: Once served the country with blood and sweat, their passion and dedication to safeguard the sovereignty of the nation is as strong as ever. This is a story of a group of former servicemen who are providing free training to youths in tribal-dominated Kankadahad area of Dhenkanal district with an aim to help build […]

Mining mafia
Odisha: 7 Forest Officials Seriously Injured In Attack By Mining Mafia

Dhenkanal: As many as seven forest department employees including two forest guards and five forest watchers sustained serious injuries after they were attacked with sticks, stones and missiles by a group of miscreants belonging to a local stone quarry mafia at Karadabani area under Nihalprasad police limits in the district on Saturday. The miscreants also […]

Tortured By Father, Three Kids Found Sleeping Under Bush In Odisha

Dhenkanal: Three siblings including a girl were rescued by police from a bush in Dhenkanal town late on Wednesday night. As per reports, the residents of an apartment building at Dakshina Kali Road in the city spotted three teenagers lying under a bush and called the police. After getting information, a team of night patrol […]

Wildlife products
Dhenkanal: Teacher During Day, Poacher At Night

Dhenkanal: In a sensational raid, a school teacher in the district was held by the Forest department for allegedly slaughtering wild animals in the Kapilasa Wildlife Sanctuary for smuggling their hides and body parts, on Monday. A massive cache of wildlife products, including two leopard skins, several elephant and wild boar tusks, deer antlers, skins, […]

Contractual Employee Of Dhenkanal Town Planning Office Found Hanging

Dhenkanal: A contractual employee with office of the District Town Planning here was found hanging from the iron railing of the window at a government quarters in the town on Friday. The deceased identified as Suryakant Swain of Pathakhamba village under Parjang police limits in the district was engaged in the job on a contractual […]

Brave Odisha Sepoy To Get Award For Thwarting Firing Bid Inside Bus

Dhenkanal: An OSAP sepoy has earned praise from all quarters for showing exemplary bravery and thwarting a firing attempt inside a bus in Bhuban police limits of Dhenkanal district. The braveheart sepoy, Himanshu S Patra, will be conferred with DGP disc as a mark of recognition for his bravery. Patra confronted miscreants when they tried […]

Rape And Murder Of 4-Year-Old Girl In Dhenkanal: Police Arrest Prime Accused

Dhenkanal: The police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested the prime accused in the alleged rape and murder of a four-year-old girl whose mutilated body was found in a nullah at Kharakhari village in the district on Saturday. The Kankadahada police station, which is investigating the case, will produce the accused in a local court […]

Heights Of Shame: 4-Year-Old Girl 'Raped & Murdered' In Odisha

Dhenkanal: In an incident which has crossed all limits of insanity, a four-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Kharakhari village under Kankadahada police limits of the district. Sources said, body of a girl child was spotted lying in the Maramburu nullah near the daily market of the village today morning. The locals immediately […]

Vigilance Catches Asst Engineer Accepting Rs16k Bribe
Vigilance Catches Asst Engineer Accepting Rs16k Bribe

Dhenkanal: An assistant engineer working with the District Rural Development Department in Dhenkanal was arrested by the vigilance sleuths on Monday for accepting a bribe of Rs 16,000 through a middleman to clear the bills of a contractor. As per reports, the anti-graft sleuths laid a trap and arrested engineer Bipin Dash while he was […]

Odisha: 5 Deer Skin Seized In Dhenkanal, 3 Including Poacher Held

Dhenkanal: Three persons including a poacher have been arrested by the forest department officials in Dhenkanal district on Sunday. Senior officials informed that five deer hides, two unlicensed guns have also been recovered from their possession. As per reports, all the three persons were arrested following a raid at Pradhantangar village under Kapilash forest range. […]