Unable to bear the trauma and fearing social stigma, the girl consumed poison after returning home.
During the interrogation, the poachers reportedly admitted to killing the tiger by offering poison-laced carcass of a buffalo.
"We will definitely take action as the location where the incident took place is beyond the forest limits and there is a road on the other side of the railway track. The location is not a passage for elephants and the road is at a higher altitude," said Shashi Paul, PCCF.
Keonjhar Collector Ashish Thakre on Thursday appeared before the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST).
In a bid to end their lives over a domestic dispute, a man, his wife, and his mother-in-law consumed poison at Padana village under Keonjhar's Ramachandrapur police limits on Wednesday
With just less than two months to go for Rath Yatra, the statement by the chief carpenter about the shortage of timber has dampened the mood of thousands of Jagannath devotees who throng the mining town every year for a glimpse of Lord Jagannath on board the chariot.
The famous chariot of Lord Jagannath in Keonjhar has been adjudged as largest Ratha Yatra chariot by the Guinness Book of World Records. Keonjhar Collector Ashish Thakre on Friday informed about the record on the sidelines of a special function.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted thunderstorm with lightning and gusty surface wind reaching 40-50 kmph in one or two places over the districts of North Coastal Odisha, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Khordha, Puri, Dhenkanal in 24 hours.
The deceased were identified as Trilochan Mahanta of Ambuapada village, Ramakant Nayak of Sorasakela village and Sunil Dash of Rudhiapada village.
The deceased was identified as Bhagyadhar Ghana. As per sources, the deceased was called by the miscreants to a nearby pond on pretext of a feast.
As per India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre, heat wave conditions will prevail across Odisha as there is a possibility of rise in mercury by 3 to 5 degrees from today.
As per IMD, people in Odisha will get relief from the scorching heat conditions in view of the rain and thunderstorm activities.
Eight platoons of police force have been deployed in the area to control the law and order situation
The mining town of Joda in Keonjhar district was put under prohibitory orders by the district administration after a group clash that broke out Monday saw many injured from both the factions.
The Barbil Bar Association has announced support and assured to extend all possible assistance to Salma to make a new beginning.
In a glaring example of such poor healthcare facility, beds at the ESI hospital in Keonjhar’s Badbil are gathering dust while the equipment at the laboratory are lying in a dilapidated condition. According to locals, the doctor working there is on leave for the last four months and the nurses and the attendants at the hospital are inadequate.
The injured have been admitted to Keonjhar District Headquarters Hospital in a critical condition
Several teams of the anti-corruption wing are carrying out searches of Sasini's assets at Bhadrak, Baripada, Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Keonjhar.
Six masked miscreants reached the petrol pump in two motorcycles posing as customers. After filling petrol in their vehicles, they pointed guns at the employee and the manager before decamping with Rs 20 lakh cash.
The allegations have been brought against the sub-inspector (SI) of Anandpur police station by a family from the locality.
The accused, identified as Ramakant Pradhan, was arrested by STF with assistance from the officials of Karanjia forest range.
Of the 49 booths, while 25 are those where polling was affected in the first phase of voting, the rest 24 are the troubled ones during the second phase.
Doubting something mischief might occur to the ballot boxes, the candidates are having their own security arrangements in place around the strong rooms.
The situation became worse after the three brothers attacked Purty with sharp weapons leading to his death on the spot. Munda received injuries in the violent face-off.
The autorickshaw driver has also announced to give free ride to Divyang travellers throughout the year.
Till the last report came in, the medical staffs and security present at the hospital have successfully doused the flame. Further details are awaited.
The fresh fatalities pushed the virus death toll in the State to 8612.
The irate villagers staged a protest and decided not to franchise their votes in the elections citing that their long-standing demands are yet to be fulfilled by the elected representatives.
The deceased’s son said his father had been suffering from cold, body ache and headache for some days.
The Met Centre also issued yellow warning for cold wave conditions over the districts of Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Bolangir, Sonepur, Sundargarh and Keonjhar tomorrow.
Terming the the incident as 'unfortunate', Majhi condemned the inaction of the administration towards the violators.
The shaken family took the baby in a bag and arranged for a funeral at their village. However, when they were about to bury the baby, the newborn was found to be breathing and crying
As per IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar, the minimum (night) temperature is likely to fall by 2 to 3 degree Celsius during the next two days. Subsequently, there will be no large change in the minimum temperature in the State.
Three siblings at Birikala under Joda block in Keonjhar district are staring at an uncertain future after losing their parents
The district administration has decided to close the temple on January 14 to avoid crowding at the shrine on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a notification stated.
With the fresh cases, the total number of Omicron infection has reached 103 in the State.
The parents and family members of the returnee were tested for Covid-19 twice after he was tested positive. However, they were found negative both times.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted that there will be no significant change in the minimum temperature during the next three days. However, the minimum temperature will gradually fall by 2 to 4 degree Celsius thereafter.
The recruitment will be done ‘in the scale of pay as per 7th Pay Commission with Entry Pay of Rs 144200 per month in Level 14 for Professor, Entry Pay of Rs 131400 per month in Level 13A1 for Associate Professor
It is pertinent to mention here that normal life across Odisha has been adversely hit due to intense cold wave conditions that have been prevailing for the past couple of days. 17 places in Odisha recorded temperature as low as 10 degree Celsius on Tuesday night.