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Ganja Cultivation Worth Rs 1.5 Cr Destroyed In Kandhamal, Over 4 Cr Razed in 15 Days
Ganja Cultivation Worth Rs 1.5 Cr Destroyed In Kandhamal, Over 4 Cr Razed in 15 Days

Kandhamal: Intensifying its crackdown on the cultivation and supply of illegal cannabis, a joint team of the Kandhamal police and Excise department officials destroyed ganja cultivation on acres of lands in different forest areas here in the district. Acting on a tipoff, the police and excise sleuths conducted crackdown in Kudutuli, Jampadar, Janagual areas under […]

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Odisha: Ganja Cultivation Worth Rs 1.55 Cr Destroyed By Excise Staff In Kandhamal

Phulbani: A joint team of Kandhamal Police and Excise officials on Sunday destroyed illegal ganja cultivation on acres of lands in different forest areas of Dudduki panchayat under Sadar police limits in Kandhamal district. The police and excise sleuths were tipped off about illegal cultivation following which a joint team was set up to conduct […]

Kandhamal: Wife Of Phiringia BDO Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances

Phulbani: Mystery shrouds the death of the wife of Rashmiranjan Mahanta, BDO of Phiringia in Kandhamal district, whose body was recovered under strange circumstances Wednesday night. The body has been kept at the Phulbani hospital for an autopsy. It was surprising to see that despite informing the family members about her death and asking them […]

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Covid-19 Pandemic: Kandhamal Imposes Ban On Visiting Picnic, Tourist Spots

Phulbani: In view of the arriving winter and as a safety measure to check the spread of Covid-19 infection in the region, the Kandhamal district administration on Wednesday announced that all tourist destinations and picnic spots in the district will remain out of bounds for people till November 30, 2020. However, resorts belonging to the […]

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Kandhamal: Over Rs 90 Lakh Worth Ganja Cultivation Set On Fire

Kandhamal: The crackdown on the production and supply of illegal cannabis gathered steam as a joint team of Baliguda Police and Excise department destroyed Ganja cultivation worth over Rs 90 lakh burning the crop, spread across several places in the district, on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, personnel from the Baliguda Police and Excise department […]

Attack On Police: Men Desert Village In Fear Of Arrest

Phulbani: Residents of Meramaha village in Kandhamal district are now living in the face of fear following the recent attack on Inspector-in-charge of Bramhanigaon Police Station, Ranjit Muni. Almost all the male residents of the village have fled from their homes and are now spending days in the forest to avoid possible police action, alleged […]

5 Maoists Gunned Down In Gadchiroli Jungle Shootout Including 3 Women
Odisha: Security Forces, Maoists Exchange Fire In Baibali Forest

Phulbani: An exchange of fire occurred between security forces and Maoists during a combing operation in Baibali forest on Monday. As per reports, the gunfight continued for half an hour. Around 20-25 Maoists were reportedly present in the forest but they managed to fled after the firing. Meanwhile, the security forces have seized a gun, […]

Odisha Cop Injured In Attack By Villagers After Raid On Gambling Den

Phulbani: Ranjit Kumar Muni, the inspector-in-charge of Bramhanigaon Police station in Kandhamal district on Sunday sustained multiple injuries after he was attacked by a group of villagers near Meramaha chhak in Baliguda. As per preliminary reports, the incident occurred when Ranjit along with a police team was returning after conducting a raid on a gambling […]

Sarpanch’s Father Hacked To death In Odisha

Phulbani: Panic gripped Tamangi village under Daringibadi block in Kandhamal district today after the father of a village head was allegedly hacked to death by some unidentified miscreants. As per reports, the incident happened when the Sarpanch of Hatimunda Panchayat, Mandakini Mallick was out with her father Pandar Mallick, mother Dakinialu Mallick and her brother. […]

Govt Apathy! Villagers Build Bridge On Own In Odisha
Govt Apathy! Villagers Build Bridge On Own In Odisha

Kandhamal: Decades after independence, there are places in many interior pockets of Odisha where even basic facilities are a dream for people. Forget about roads and bridges, instances of people crossing rivers using tubes and cable are still normal in parts of State. Despite tall claims of the government about welfare policies, residents of K […]

Odisha Cop Detained For 'Raping' Woman

Kandhamal: A Protective Service Officer(PSO) working with Kandhamal Police was detained yesterday for allegedly raping a woman. The matter came to light after a complaint was lodged at Khajuripada Police Station by mother of the survivor. Acting upon the complaint, cops detained the PSO and sent the woman for medical examination. As per reports, the […]

Odisha Youth Who 'Cheated Over 100' Women Is On Prowl Again

Bhubaneswar: Priyaranjan Naik alias Pintu from Daringbadi area of Kandhamal, arrested earlier this year for allegedly cheating several women on the pretext of marriage, has reportedly deceived many other women after being released from  jail. A woman who recently filed a complaint against the accused said: “After maintaining physical relationship and promising to marry me, […]

Lady Teacher Alleges Death Threat From Male Colleagues In Kandhamal

Kandhamal: A lady assistant teacher of Kudutuli High School in K. Nuagaon block in the district has alleged harassment charges and death threat against three of her male colleagues. In her complaint, the lady teacher has alleged that the headmaster of the school Chandra Sekhar Maharana, assistant teacher Sadashiv Behera and PET Susant Baliarsingh had […]

Odisha Villagers Erect Mobile Tower To Beat Network Blues

Phulbani: After facing numerous problems owing to poor mobile network, residents of Dadaki GP in Phulbani block of Kandhamal district erected a mobile tower on their own. Earlier, seamless mobile network and connectivity was a distant dream for the residents of Dadaki Gram Panchayat, which is located some six to seven kms away from Phulbani […]