News from Mayurbhanj

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.

Woman, two children charred to death in Mayurbhanj, accusing finger at husband, a B Tech student 
Woman, two children charred to death in Mayurbhanj, accusing finger at husband, a B Tech student 

Among several others, the question that even a layman of the village is asking is how Mangal, who had slept with his wife and children in the same room, could escape without even a minor burn injury. 

Bhanja Sena observes 4-hour Mayurbhanj bandh 
Bhanja Sena observes 4-hour Mayurbhanj bandh 

Vehicular movement was adversely affected due to the observation of the bandh from 6 am to 10 am. National Highway 18 which passed via

Illegal sand mining: Teshsildar suspended after NGT whip in Mayurbhanj
Illegal sand mining: Teshsildar suspended after NGT whip in Mayurbhanj

According to a notification issued by the State Revenue and Disaster Management department, Moharana has been suspended with immediate effect.

Thunderstorm Alert
40-50 kmph gusty surface wind, thunderstorm alert for Odisha districts

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.

Nagin dance with cobra
Nagin dance with cobra: Marriage party members dance with deadly snake in Odisha #Watch

Other members of the ‘Barat’ also joined the frenzy and danced to the tune of the popular Bollywood music

Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory
Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory

Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior Odisha and likely to be above normal by 2 to 3 degree Celsius at a few places of coastal Odisha during next four to five days.  

Youth Kills Mother For Denying Him Rs 100 To Purchase Drugs
Youth kills mother for denying him Rs 100 to purchase drugs

A youth allegedly killed his mother for reportedly denying him pocket money in Mayurbhanj dustrict on Saturday.

IMD issues yellow warning for thunderstorm in 12 Odisha districts
IMD issues yellow warning for thunderstorm in 12 Odisha districts

As per IMD, people in Odisha will get relief from the scorching heat conditions in view of the rain and thunderstorm activities.

Livestock injections to patients: ASI suspended over dereliction in duty
Livestock injections to patients: ASI suspended over dereliction in duty

The district police of Mayurbhanj has suspended an ASI on charges of dereliction of duties in connection with shocking incidents of a quack reportedly administering injections meant for animals to patients on separate occasions.

livestock injections
Mayurbhanj quack administers livestock injections to patient again, FIR registered

Daitari Mahanta, who was suffering from prolonged back pain, was allegedly administered three livestock injections by the quack to get relief from the ailment

Students, parents stage sit-in demanding relocation of Matric exam in Mayurbhanj 
Students, parents stage sit-in demanding relocation of Matric exam in Mayurbhanj 

The parents of the students alleged that the road to Kumida village is in a pathetic state which is why vehicles are not plying on the route.

Man 'kills' friend for Rs 30,000 in Odisha's Mayurbhanj
Man 'kills' friend for Rs 30,000 in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Body of one Dhaneswar Guia with his throat slit was recovered from Sangatamara rivulet near Jharbeda on April 14.

Bizarre! Man administered with livestock injections in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj
Bizarre! Man administered with livestock injections in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

When Behera asked for money for the treatment, Mahanta’s son inquired about the injections which were administered to his father. And, to his surprise, he found that the injections were meant for the livestock.

Wildlife Smuggling Racket: Leopard Skin Seized, 7 Persons Arrested In Odisha
Wildlife Smuggling Racket: Leopard Skin Seized, 7 Persons Arrested In Odisha

All the seven accused were arrested in a joint operation conducted by the officials of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Keonjhar and Karanjia forest range.

As Fire Continues To Rage In Odisha's Similipal National Park Wild Animals Enter Human Habitation
As Fire Continues To Rage In Odisha's Similipal National Park Wild Animals Enter Human Habitation

As per reports, some deer sneaked into Nihangandi village under Thakurmunda forest range after they were chased by street dogs.

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