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WATCH: Truck Plunges Into Bus From Flyover, Narrow Escape For Passengers

Keonjhar: Passengers of a bus had a providential escape when a truck overturned partly on the vehicle after plunging some 20-feet below a highway near Shalapada under Anandpur police limits in the district on Friday. According to reports, the driver of the truck lost control of the high speed vehicle while running on the flyover. […]

Minor boy ‘sold’ by aunt in Keonjhar; police complaint lodged

Keonjhar: A minor boy from Badudighera village under Gayalamunda panchayat in Keonjhar district was allegedly sold by his aunt. The matter came to the fore after the father of the child lodged a police complaint at Anandpur Police Station today. As per the allegations; the woman, identified as Rebati Digi had taken the minor boy, […]

Shocking! Man ends life after killing 3 minor daughters in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A tribal man allegedly committed suicide after killing his three minor daughters at Ulibasa village, some 40 kms from Anandpur in Keonjhar district today afternoon. The matter came to light after villagers spotted bodies of the three girls and their father Durga Sidhu lying in a pool of blood inside their house and informed […]

Dacoity bid foiled in Anandapur; four arrested

Keonjhar: The Anandapur Police arrested four dacoits in Anandpur of Keonjhar district yesterday while the latter were planning a robbery. However, two other robbers reportedly managed to flee. According to sources, the accused were planning a dacoity near Salabani Haat area of Anandapur. After getting information about the dacoits, Anandapur Police raided the spot, apprehended […]

Two youths drown in canal while fishing

Keonjhar: A pall of gloom descended on Baniahudi village under Hatadihi block of the district after two youths drowned while fishing in a nearby canal on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Sanjay Jena and Saroj Jena of Baniahudi village. As per reports, the two youths went missing while they were fishing in the […]

Heavy rain cripples normal life in Keonjhar; gate of Remal dam opened

Keonjhar: Heavy rain since last night has thrown life out of gear in Anandpur of Keonjhar district. A flood-like situation has also cropped up in Biridiha, Kantipal, Taratara, Kathakata and Baladuan areas in the district. One sluice gate of Remal Dam had to be opened today to flush out excess floodwater following incessant rain in […]

3 timber thieves arrested in Anandpur

Keonjhar: The Forest department staff today arrested three timber thieves who were felling trees in Ataei reserve forest under Anandpur wildlife division in Keonjhar district. The arrested persons have been identified as Mochiram Murmu, Bubu Das and Pitha Murmu of Ostapur village under Ghasipura police limits. The Forest staff caught the trio red handed during […]

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15 of marriage party injured as vehicle overturns in Boudh

Boudh: At least 15 persons were injured, including four critical, when a mini truck carrying them to wedding ceremony overturned near Anandpur on NH-57 today evening. The mishap occurred when the vehicle carrying 50 persons from bride side was going towards Murusundi village of Sonepur district from Subarnapur village of Boudh district. The injured including […]

Blue Whale Game: Youth attempts suicide, admitted to hospital

Keonjhar: A youth was rescued in a critical condition after attempting suicide to complete a task in the Blue Whale game in Anandpur of Keonjhar district on Saturday. Sources said, the youth identified as Ajay Patra (21) tried to end his life by consuming poison after completing third stage in the Blue Whale game challenge. […]

Unemployed girls duped on promise of jobs

Anandpur: A group of unemployed young girls have allegedly been duped on promise of jobs through a skill development training programme at Anandpur in Keonjhar district. The girls met Anandpur sub-Collector alleging that a private institute after providing nursing and tailoring training had placed them at various organisations in Bhubaneswar. However, after reaching Bhubaneswar the […]

Dead body remains unattended for 20 hrs at Anandpur hospital

Keonjhar: Anandpur sub-divisional hospital here today witnessed an unpleasant scene as a dead body remained unattended for over 20 hours since doctors declared him dead. The family members of the deceased alleged that they have not been handed over the body in absence of police. “We are waiting till police reach the hospital. We spent […]

Abhimanyu murder: BJP activists block NH demanding arrest of main accused

Cuttack/Binjharpur: Demanding immediate arrest of prime accused in the Abhimanyu Das murder case, members of the party’s OBC cell today blocked national highway at different places. While some BJP OBC cell members blocked NH-16 in Cuttack at different intersections, similar type of protest was held by party leaders on NH-20 near BJ Moter chhak in […]

Flood risk continues in State, informs SRC

Bhubaneswar: The flood situation continues to pose threat in the State as water level in Baitarani river is still above the danger mark at several places. As per the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) the river swelled to 39.120 metre crossing the danger mark of 38.360 at Anandpur in Keonjhar district. More than 10 villages under […]

Satyajeet Jena quits Zee SaReGaMaPa Lil champs

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: Shocking as it may be for all those Satyajeet Jena fans, the little wonder from Odisha quit the show on Saturday episode. His father expressed his wish to pull Satyajeet out of the show as his voice has been going through a transformation phase and it put the young singer in lot of pressure. Jena, […]

Ghasipura clash: Anandpur civic body vice chairman held

Anandpur: Vice chairperson of the Anandpur municipality Suresh Sahu was arrested today in Bhubaneswar for his alleged involvement in a group clash during the Raja procession in Ghasipura, Keonjhar district. Earlier, locals had gheraoed the local police station demanding immediate arrest of the persons involved in the scuffle during the procession on last day of […]

Satyajit Jena to train at AR Rahman studio

Bhubaneswar: It was a golden moment for Odia kid Satyajit Jena yesterday evening when in the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs 2017  of Zee Tv, music legend A R Rahman offered a week internship to Jena at his studio in Chennai. This was the reward that Satyajit received for his […]

Two kids drown while taking bath in Keonjhar

Anandpur: In saddening cases, two kids including baby girl drowned in Baitarani river while taking bath at different places in Keonjhar district today. Of the two deceased, a two-and-half-year-old girl met watery grave at a ghat in Baitarani river near Kantipala village in Anandpur while taking bath along with mother Hemalata Naik. Another two-year-old boy […]

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3-year-old boy kept tied up, rescued in Anandpur

Keonjhar: In a shocking incident, a three-year-old boy was rescued from a house in Nuapatra sahi slum in Anandpur where he was found with his legs and hands tied. It is alleged that the boy was allegedly locked up by his parents and rescued by Childline officials basing on a complaint filed by a few […]

Satyajeet wants to grow as a national-level singer

He has become a sensation in Odisha ever since he was seen on a national TV channel in the famous reality show- Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champ. His magic voice stole the hearts of jury members on stage on the day of his first audition in Mumbai and all of them unanimously pushed […]

Businessman found murdered in shop

Anandpur: A cement and iron rod business man was found murdered at his shop Khalana under Ramachandrapur police station here in Keonjhar district over suspected previous enmity last night. Following the murder incident, fellow shop keepers and local residents blocked the NH 215 at Khalana square, burning tyres. They demanded immediate arrest of the accused […]

Locals block NH demanding underground passway

Anandpur: Vehicular traffic between Keonjhar and Panikoili came to a grinding halt today in the morning due to a road blockade on National Highway-215 staged by the locals at Salapada here demanding an underground passway. Hundreds of heavy vehicles, buses and cars stood on both side of the road as the locals sat on a […]

Two cops killed in road mishap

Anandpur: Two constables were killed in a tragic road accident at Pauchia Chhak near Harichandanpur in Keonjhar district this afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Alokjyoti Das (32) of Sampatna village and Sushant Nayak (26) of Pandapada village. The two deceased constables of Odisha Armed Police Force (OAPF) posted at Keonjhar Reserve Police were […]

Anandpur civic body chief dethroned

Keonjhar: Anandpur civic body Chairperson Saraswati Jena was ousted from the post after she was defeated in the no trust vote held in July last year.

HC orders for declaration of result of no trust vote against Anandpur civic body

Cuttack: The High Court today directed the Keonjhar district administration to announce result of the no trust vote against Anandpur civic body chief held in July last year. The court also rejected the writ petition of the urban body chairperson Saraswati Jena who sought a stay on declaration of result. 12 councillors had taken part […]

Construction of Kusei bridge near Belabahali continues amid tight security

Anandpur: A day after a violent clash between the locals and the police, construction of Kusei bridge continued near Belabahali today amid tight security. Reports said though the situation in the area is normal, palpable tension still prevails in Belabahali village. Sources said the people of Belabahali village are in a meeting today to decide […]