Mayurbhanj district the largest district of Odisha by area of 10,418 km². Mayurbhanj district shares it boundary to Jharkhand and West Bengal. Thick green forests, extensive meadows, twinkling waterfalls, meandering rivers, high peaks – entire diversity of nature is in one place. It was once the hunting place of the Maharaja of Mayurbhanj. Mayurbhanj is best known for Simlipal National Park which is the 7th largest national park in India. It is also considered as one of the main tiger project in India and UNESCO listed Biosphere Reserves. The park is home to Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, gaur, and chausingha. The undulating terrain and its perennial sources of water are the two striking features of the entire area. Even the quality of the forest in the buffer zone at Similipal is superior to most other forests in the country. Mudhi (puffed rice) and Mansa (mutton) combination is a popular food in the district.
The floodwater from the river meanwhile is expected to further inundate several Panchayats in two Blocks - Basta and Balasore Sadar - which are already water-logged.
As many as 22 blocks, 127 panchayats and 396 villages in Mayurbhanj have been affected due to the heavy rainfall triggered by low pressure.
Over 1,500 people of around 200 families residing in Bangali Sahi, Ghutu Sahi and Bal Sahi have remained stranded since Monday.
As many as 50 students have been stranded at Dudhiani High School under Karanjia block in Mayurbhanj district since Tuesday morning due to heavy water logging around the school
He left his lucrative job as an engineer and decided to soil hands in the fields. Today he is an inspiration for many. This is the story of Ujwala Dehury, a B Tech engineer from Khatakhatia village in Kantamal block of Boudh who is scripting success in areas where his ilks dare not try.
Local fishermen caught a rare fish from Subarnarekha river at Jamashola area in Mayurbhanj district on Sunday.
The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) for the day stood at 1.11%.
Maa Kichakeswari College in Khiching of Mayurbhanj district having hundreds of students is presently run by a single lecturer, Mukesh Behera.
In a massive setback to the BJP ahead of the upcoming three-tier Panchayat Elections in the State, as many as 15 Zilla Parishad members of the party's Mayurbhanj unit resigned from their post as well the primary membership of the party on Friday.
A group of policemen from Jamada police station found themselves at the receiving end of mob fury when they tried to intervene during a sheep fighting competition at Guduta village in Mayurbhanj district.
The State Health Department of Odisha on Friday informed about the death of as many as two children due to Covid infection.
Unable to find buyers for their products due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the stone artisans of Soro in Balasore district are staring at an uncertain future.
Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.
IMD has predicted thunderstorm with lightning at one or two places over the districts of Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordhaa, Cuttack, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in the next 24 hours.
The mother of the baby, identified as Malati Diga of Sankhabhanga village under Jharpokharia police limits in the district, had filed an FIR with the Jharpokharia Police on Sunday in this regard.
South Eastern Railway, Kharagpur has undertaken the construction work of heritage railway museum project in Baripada with an estimated cost of Rs 1.55 Crore
The victim duo has taken shelter at the house of a local resident Sibashankar Hansda, who is a teacher by profession.
Shortage of Urea that severely hit the agricultural activities in various parts of Odisha pushed the farming community in despair
It was observed that most of the leaders had no masks on their faces and they didn't even maintain social distancing during the program in clear defiance to the Covid appropriate behaviour norms.
Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal
Jamira Singh beheaded the woman with an axe and threw the body at a place near the village on July 9, police said.
Soumya had changed the password of his mobile phone after she learnt his relationship. Even he had removed the contact lists and cleared Whatsapp chat history, Bidya further alleged.
As many as 18 goats were also killed in the lightning incident
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
Divyangana bagged the title in senior event while Archita won the show in the junior level.