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Inter-State Fake Marriage Racket Busted,  4 Including 2 Women Held
Odisha: Inter-State Fake Marriage Racket Busted, 4 Including 2 Women Held

Bhawanipatna: Kalahandi police on Tuesday busted an inter-state marriage racket and arrested four of its members including two women on charges of duping lakhs of rupees from several people. The accused have been identified as Eli Mahanta from Sundargarh and her associates- Birbal Sharma form Kantabanji, Mina Gupta and Sraban Soni from Chhattisgarh. The modus […]

Math Wonderkid From Odisha Has Multiplication Tables On Tip Of His Tongue #WATCH
Math Wonderkid From Odisha Has Multiplication Tables On Tip Of His Tongue #WATCH

Kalahandi: Looks can be deceptive as is the case with Rohan Patra, a Class II boy of Odisha’s Kalahandi. In the first instance, Rohan might look naive but he is apparently gifted with amazing memorizing capabilities. The child prodigy can flawlessly recite multiplication tables till 100 without a tint of error. Rohan is the third […]

Karlapat Livestock Inspector Suspended For Dereliction Of Duty

Bhawanipatna: A livestock inspector at Karlapat sanctuary here in Kalahandi district has been placed under suspension by Chief District Veterinary Officer (CDVO) for dereliction of duty. The official, Ganesh Pujari, allegedly failed to discharge his duty as per norms during vaccination of cattle that was necessitated following mass death of elephants in the sanctuary due […]

One More Elephant Found Dead In Karlapat; Toll Reaches 7 In 20 Days

Bhawanipatna: One more elephant calf was found dead near a nullha at Ghusurigudi in Karlapata wildlife sanctuary taking the toll to seven within a gap of 20 days. The death was due to suspected haemorrhagic septicaemia, sources said. Earlier, six elephants-all pregnant- died of the bacteria infection. Carcasses of five pachyderms were recovered from Ghusurigudi […]

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High Stress Level In Elephants' Body Led To Septicaemia Outbreak In Karlapat: Central Team

Bhawanipatna: A three-member team of experts which visited the elephant death sites in Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district today concluded that high stress level in elephants body led to the outbreak of septicaemia resulting in death of six female elephants within a gap of two weeks. The team visited sensitive places including Tentulipadar and […]

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Karlapat Elephant Deaths: 3 Member Central Team To Reach Kalahandi Today

Bhawanipatna: A three-member Central team of Ministry of team of Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change will reach Kalahandi today to investigate the mysterious deaths of six elephants at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in the district. The Central experts team will reach Kalahandi by today evening, informed Kalahandi Divisional Forest Officer (DFO). According to reports, […]

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Elephant Deaths In Karlapat Sanctuary: Drone Cameras To Track Health Of Jumbos

Bhawanipatna: In another exercise to contain the spate of elephant deaths at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district, the forest department of Odisha has started using drone cameras in the range to track the movement of the jumbos. “The deployment of drones will be useful for the forest officials to mount surveillance over the jumbos […]

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Two Juveniles Among 3 Naxal Imposters Held In Odisha's Kalahandi

Kalahandi: The M Rampur Police here has nabbed three persons including two minor boys on charges of extorting money from people by posing as Maoists. Based on a complaint filed on February 13, a team of M Rampur police station led by Sub-Inspector Dasia Seth launched an investigation and managed to catch hold of accused […]

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Odisha: 1 More Elephant Dies Of Septicaemia In Karlapat Sanctuary, Toll Mounts To 6

Bhawanipatna: One more female elephant died due to septicaemia in the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary here in Kalahandi district on Sunday. With the fresh death, the wildlife sanctuary witnessed six elephant deaths within a gap of 14 days. Kalahandi RCCF Sudipta Dash informed that the carcass of jumbo was found in the same place where other […]

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Odisha: 1 More Elephant Dies Of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia In Karlapat Sanctuary; Toll Reaches 5 In 13 Days

Bhawanipatana: One more elephant reportedly died in Karlapat wildlife sanctuary here in Kalahandi district taking the toll to five in last 13 days. Veterinary experts attributed the death of the animal to haemorrhagic septicaemia. The deaths of the five elephants in last 13 days have been reported from near Ghusurigudi nullah in the sanctuary. The […]

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Odisha: Expert Team Visits Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary In Kalahandi To Probe Death Of Elephants

Bhubaneswar: A killer bacteria is feared to be swarming through the forests of Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district where at least four elephants have been killed since last two weeks, prompting the State forest department to send an expert team to the protected area on Saturday. According to reports, at least four female elephants […]

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Odisha: Another Elephant Dies In Karlapat Sanctuary, Fourth Death In Twelve Days

Bhawanipatna/Bhubaneswar: One more elephant died near Jakama village under the Karlapat Sanctuary in Kalahandi district on Friday, taking the total number of deaths to four in 12 days. Though the exact reason of the death is yet to be ascertained, the Odisha PCCF Sashi Paul hinted at the contaminated water in the nearby nullah as […]

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Odisha: 1 More Jumbo Dies In Kalahandi, Count Mounts To 3 In 11 Days

Kalahandi: Jumbo death continues unabated in Odisha as one more full-grown elephant was found dead at the Karlapata wildlife century in the district on Friday morning. The carcass of the giant was found near the Ghusuri Ghudi waterfall in Kalahandi south forest division of the Karlapata wildlife sanctuary. Divisional Forest Officer, T. Ashok Kumar has […]

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Another Female Elephant Found Dead In Odisha's Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary

Kalahandi: Another female elephant was found dead in Ghusugudi forest under the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district on Tuesday. The carcass of the animal was spotted lying in the jungle by the officials Kalahandi (South) Forest Division, said reports. Though the exact reason behind the death of the jumbo will be known after we […]

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Odisha: Kalahandi Police Arrests 5 Cyber Fraudsters From UP

Bhawanipatna: In a major crackdown on online fraud, the Kalahandi police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested as many as five cyber fraudsters from Uttar Pradesh in connection with the online duping of a senior citizen in Kalahandi. The accused have been identified as Abhilash Singh, Parvez Ahmed, Wahid Khan, Sahrukh Khan and Zuned Ahmed. […]

Not Lab Of Poverty But Kalahandi Has Now Emerged As Development Model In Country: Naveen
Not Lab Of Poverty But Kalahandi Has Now Emerged As Development Model In Country: Naveen

Bhawanipatna: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that Kalahandi district in Odisha has emerged as the model of the development in the country. While addressing a mega event in the district on the sidelines of unveiling of Indravati irrigation project, Patnaik said that some people had wanted to make the district as a […]

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Maoists Observe 'Bandh' In Odisha, Communication Disrupted In Some Places

Bhawanipatna: Commuters encountered major problem as Maoists observed ‘bandh’ by blocking roads in several parts of Odisha including Karlapat Sanctuary near Jakum under Kalahandi district on Monday. As per reports, the extremists blocked Thuamul-Rampur-Bhawanipatna road with uprooted trees and prohibited communication on the route protesting the attack on their leader Barbara by security forces. The […]

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Odisha: Wild Bear Sneaks Into Village Temple, Watch Video

Bhawanipatna: A wild bear sneaked into  human habitation triggering panic among locals at Amapani near Dharmagarh here in Kalahandi district on Wednesday night. A video of the animal roaming around the Budharaja temple at Amapani is doing rounds on  social media. Locals who have sighted the animal said that it visited the temple on Wednesday […]

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Odisha: DSP Detained Over Allegations Of ‘Betraying’ Woman Constable

Kalahandi: Akshay Nayak, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at Malkangiri, has been detained by the Kesinga police station in the district after a woman constable lodged a complaint accusing Nayak of betraying her after marrying at a temple. The woman constable posted at Kesinga Police Station has also alleged of mental harassment by Nayak. […]

Odisha: Girl Alleges Rape By 55-Year-Old Man In Kalahandi
Odisha: Girl Alleges Rape By 55-Year-Old Man In Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 55-year-old man in Kalahandi district, police said on Thursday. Though the incident took place in the Jaipatna police station area on December 8, it came to light after the parents of the girl, a student of class 6, lodged a complaint on Wednesday. As per the […]

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Hyderabad-Bound Bus Overturns In Kalahandi, 40 Injured

Bhawanipatna: In a tragic incident, as many as 40 people were injured, some of them critically after a bus they were travelling in overturned at Badakenduguda near Koksara here in Kalahandi district on Sunday. The unfortunate incident took place when the vehicle carrying around 50 passengers was on its way to Hyderbad from Dharmagarh in […]

Heights Of PMAY Corruption: Sarpanch In Odisha Arrested For Seeking Sexual Favours From Girl In Lieu Of House
Heights Of PMAY Corruption: Sarpanch In Odisha Arrested For Seeking Sexual Favours From Girl In Lieu Of House

Kalahandi: A sarpanch in Odisha was arrested on Thursday on the charges of misbehaving and seeking sexual favours from a girl on the pretext of helping her to get a house under the welfare schemes of the government. The accused has been identified as Ramesh Sahu, the Sarpanch of Salepali village under M. Rampur block […]

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Odisha: Police Detain Two ‘Treasure Hunters’, Seven More At Large

Dharmagarh: The police have detained two persons who were allegedly involved in some black magic rituals, ostensibly meant to find hidden treasure, at Rankabahal Village in Kalahandi district on Monday. Chandra Sekhar Sabar, Inspector-in-charge at the Dharmagarh Police Station told OTV that following the receipt of information from villagers, the police had visited the spot […]

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Odisha: Mutilated Body Of Youth Found in Dharmagarh, Family Alleges Murder

Dharmagarh: Mutilated body of a young man was found from Goendimunda village under Golamunda Police Station in the district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Dillip Meher of Kaliakani village. It is being alleged that Dillip was beaten to death over a love affair. Dillip went Goendimunda to meet his lover last evening. […]

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Chhatar Yatra Observed Sans Devotees In Adherence To Covid-19 Norms

Bhawanipatna: The famous Chatar Yatra of Goddess Manikeswari in Bhawanipatna was celebrated here on Friday in adherence to Covid-19 guidelines without the participation of devotees. While all the rituals were conducted as per tradition, no devotees were allowed to participate in the festival. Only priests, drummers of Jenabadya and a troupe of martial band ‘Ghumura’ […]