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.
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.
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 per reports, some deer sneaked into Nihangandi village under Thakurmunda forest range after they were chased by street dogs.
Senior police officials said that the body remains belonged to Aditya Swain of Ranki village in Keonjhar district who had gone missing on March 22. Investigation so far suggests that he had been murdered in a planned way.
The instances of forest fire in Similipal reserve forest has been reduced in 2022 as compared to the instances reported last year (2021), informed the Odisha Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Sashi Paul on Tuesday.
The outbreak of the blaze in the reserve has put the lives of a number of species of fauna and flora, many rare and richly medicinal in value, under serious risk of destruction in the period of last three days.
The girl suffered critical injuries in the attack and was rushed to a nearby hospital. However, the doctors declared her brought dead
Baripada POCSO judge Sumita Jena also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the man, special public prosecutor Abhina Pattnaik said.
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.
The Rasgovindpur Airstrip (as it is known today) has a short but secret illustrious history, which has never been made public, said war historian Anil Dhir, adding, it had the longest runway in Asia, over 3.5-km long.
In an exclusive interview to OTV, the Union Minister termed the conduct of the police ‘unfortunate’.
The Met Centre also issued yellow warning for cold wave conditions over the districts of Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Bolangir, Sonepur, Sundargarh and Keonjhar tomorrow.
The Panchayat called a meeting, which was attended by 25-30 other villagers, where it was decided to settle the matter between the survivor’s family and the accused. At the meeting, the accused was imposed a penalty of Rs 90, 000 which was to be paid to the survivor’s family.
Surprised over the challan, Senapati verified the same on Vahan website. After verification on the website, he allegedly found that the challan was against one Abhijit Biswas for driving without a driving license.
Revenue Minister of Odisha, Sudam Marndi on Sunday lashed out at Union Tribal Affairs Minister of State Bisheswar Tudu for allegedly thrashing two State government officials on Friday.