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 operation of the jungle safari vehicles will also remain closed from today. The date of reopening of the Tiger Reserve will be notified later.
The injured were part of a five-member team of forest protection guards that had set out into the reserve forest to carry out tiger census. They were rushed to a hospital and are undergoing treatment.
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.
Vehicular movement was adversely affected due to the observation of the bandh from 6 am to 10 am. National Highway 18 which passed via
According to a notification issued by the State Revenue and Disaster Management department, Moharana has been suspended with immediate effect.
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.
Other members of the ‘Barat’ also joined the frenzy and danced to the tune of the popular Bollywood music
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.
A youth allegedly killed his mother for reportedly denying him pocket money in Mayurbhanj dustrict on Saturday.
As per IMD, people in Odisha will get relief from the scorching heat conditions in view of the rain and thunderstorm activities.
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.
Daitari Mahanta, who was suffering from prolonged back pain, was allegedly administered three livestock injections by the quack to get relief from the ailment
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.
Body of one Dhaneswar Guia with his throat slit was recovered from Sangatamara rivulet near Jharbeda on April 14.
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.