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Gang Raped
Horrific! Odisha Plus 3 Student Gang Raped In Front Of Male Friend

Yet another horrific incident has called into question women's safety in the state. A Plus 3 girl student was allegedly gang raped in front of her male friend near Kalama Chhak under Baisinga police limits in Mayurbhanj.

Police Team 'Attacked' For Asking People To Follow COVID-19 Norms In Odisha

Baripada: At least three police personnel, including an ASI of Sarat Police Station, were injured after being allegedly attacked by a mob at Debanbahali village under Udala block of Mayurbhanj…

Odisha: 14-Ft Long King Cobra Rescued From Lecturer's House Near Similipal

Baripada: In a spine-chilling incident, a 14-feet-long king cobra was rescued from the bedroom of a man at Nischinta village near Bangiriposi in Mayurbhanj district today. Panic gripped the family…

Odisha: Constable Suspended For Beating Biker During Helmet Check

Baripada: A day after a woman police officer was suspended for gross misconduct and dereliction of duty in Mayurbhanj district, another incident of police excess has been reported from the same district on Tuesday. A police constable has been placed under suspension for allegedly beating a man during helmet checking at Saharapada bypass road near […]

Woman critical
Odisha: Woman Critical Due To Wrong Medicine After IUD Removal

Baripada: A woman became critical due to alleged medical negligence during removal of an Intrauterine Device (IUD) copper-T, a kind of  contraceptive tool, from her uterus at Khadigaan health centre under Khunta block here in Mayurbhanj district. The woman identified as Shantilata Naik, a resident of Brundagadi under Udala police limits in the district was […]

Similipal Wildfire
Similipal Wildfire: BJP Sends Delegation To Take Stock Of Situation

Baripada: Odisha BJP on Sunday has sent a 15-member team to Similipal to take stock of the situation as the unprecedented wildfire in the biosphere is yet to be controlled. The team is led by senior party MLA Jay Narayan Mishra. According to party sources, the team will assess the impact of the fire on […]

Similipal Rain
Odisha: Nature Comes To Similipal's Rescue, Rain Reported Near The Park

Baripada: In what could be termed as divine intervention, showers at various places in Karanjia block of Mayurbhanj district, which shares boundary with the Similipal biosphere reserve, was reported on Wednesday brightening prospects of bringing relief to the fire-ravaged forest. The sudden rainfall in the vicinity of Similipal Tiger Reserve for over one and half […]

fore fire
Similipal Fire: Baripada DFO Cancels Staff Leaves, Warns Of Immediate Arrest For Setting Forest Ablaze

Baripada (Mayurbhanj): The Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) on Sunday cancelled leaves of all forest staff under the division even as fresh reports of fire incidents have been reported from over 20 points under Udala, Dujura, Bangiriposi, Rasgovindpur ranges closed to Similipal biosphere reserve in the district. Leaves of all the staff under Baripada division have […]

Similipal fire
Not A Good Sign For Asia As Similipal Is Burning, Says Pratap Sarangi; Odisha Forest Minister Seeks Report

Baripada/Bhubaneswar: Nearly 10 days after a devastating wildfire broke out in the Similipal Tiger Reserve and the adjoining sanctuary and continue to devour large chunks of the park in quick succession, the Odisha government seems to have woken up to the unprecedented environmental and ecological disaster now. On Wednesday Odisha’s Forest and Environment Minister Bikram […]

Odisha: Newborn Stolen From Baripada's PRM Hospital, Rescued Within Hours
Odisha: Newborn Stolen From Baripada's PRM Hospital, Rescued Within Hours

Baripada: The Baripada Town Police in swift action rescued a four-day old girl within hours after she was allegedly stolen from PRM Medical College & Hospital in the town. Police have also arrested two women on charges of abducting the newborn baby. Police said one of them belongs to Sahadevkhunta area in Balasore district while […]

Baripada UCB
Baripada Urban Cooperative Bank To Pay Back Depositors Soon

Baripada: The Baripada Urban Cooperative Bank, whose licence was cancelled by the Reserve Bank of India in 2014, will soon refund the money to its depositors. Hopes of 76,000 depositors have run high after the Registrar of Cooperative Society has directed the Deputy Registrar of Cooperative Societies-Baripada in writing for smooth disbursement of money to […]

Compensation for wrong treatment
Odisha Govt Ordered To Pay Rs 10 Lakh Compensation For Wrong Treatment In State-Run Hospital

Baripada: The Odisha government has been ordered by a Lok Adalat in Mayurbhanj district to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the family of a tribal girl for wrong treatment at a state-run hospital here. The amount has to be transferred from the state exchequer to the bank account of the girl’s father, chairperson […]

PRM College Baripada
Odisha MBBS Students Stage Sit-In Alleging Lack Of Basic Amenities In College

Baripada: Tension erupted at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital in Baripada after students of the college locked the main gate and sat on dharna in front of the Dean’s office demanding fulfillment of their demands. As per reports, the second year students of the relatively new medical college in the northern-Odisha town of […]

Odisha: Worker Dies After Falling Into Deep Pit Dug For Biju Setu Construction

Baripada: A worker engaged in the construction of a bridge under Biju Setu Yojana died after falling into a deep pit near Badasahi under Betanati police station here in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Deepak Singh, a resident of Rasgovindpur in Mayurbhanj district. According to reports, Singh accidentally fell into […]

girl gangraped in Mayurbhanj
Odisha: Girl Gang Raped On Makar Sankranti, Minor Among Two Accused Arrested

Baripada: On the day of Makar Sankranti, Odisha woke up to yet another shocking instance of sexual violence against women when a 19-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two youths, one of them a minor, near her village under Baripada Town Police limits in Mayurbhanj district in the wee hours of Thursday. Based on the […]

Odisha: Woman Hacked To Death Over Sorcery Suspicion In Mayurbhanj

Udala: In a superstition-related crime, a woman was allegedly hacked to death by two brothers on the suspicion of practising sorcery at Sarisua village under Sarat police limits here in Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday evening. Two brothers identified as Kalia and Balia Mohanty of the same village were believed to have committed the crime. The […]

North Orissa Varsity Renamed Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo University

Baripada: The North Orissa University (NOU) in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district will now be known as Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo University as the institution has been renamed after the erstwhile King of the princely state of Mayurbhanj, announced Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday. A notification to this effect issued by the Higher Education […]

Odisha: Fake Currency Racket Busted, 2 Held

Baripada: Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a fake currency racket with arrest of two persons allegedly involved in the crime here in Mayurbhanj district. The accused identified as Rasbihari Rana and Rakhyahari Rana are two brothers. They belong to Bahadagoda of Jharkhand, police said. Police were tipped off about the transaction of Fake […]

Odisha Girl Shaves Head, Donates Hair For Cancer Patients
Take A Bow! Odisha Girl Shaves Head, Donates Hair For Cancer Patients

Baripada: Needless to say, women love a long hair. For them, it is one of the many facets of beauty which they never want to do away with at any cost. Well, doing the unimaginable, a girl from Odisha has garnered applauds from all and sundry after she cut off her hair to zero to […]

Odisha: Man Kills Father-In-Law By Slitting Throat Over Past Enmity

Baripada: In a bizarre incident, a man allegedly killed his father-in-law by slitting his throat over past enmity at Khuntapur village under Baisinga police limits here in Mayurbhanj district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Singh of Khiripada village under the same police jurisdiction. According to reports, Ramesh visited the house of […]

Earthquake In Odisha: 3.9-Magnitude Tremor Jolts Baripada
Earthquake In Odisha: 3.9-Magnitude Tremor Jolts Baripada

Baripada: A mild earthquake measuring 3.9 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Baripada Town of Mayurbhanj district in the wee hours of Friday, informed National Centre for Seismology. As per reports, the jolts of the earthquake were felt at around 2.13 AM today, added the centre. #ମୟୁରଭଞ୍ଜ ରେ #ଭୂମିକମ୍ପ , #ତୀବ୍ରତା ୩.୯ , #ଗଭୀରତା ୬୩ […]

BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi Targets Odisha CM Over Unfulfilled Promises
BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi Targets CM Naveen Over 'Unfulfilled Promises'

Baripada: National Spokesperson of the BJP and Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik accusing him of betraying the people of Mayurbhanj district by not putting into service the promises made to them prior to the elections last year. Sarangi was reportedly on a one-day visit to Baripada in […]

Minor Girl's Death In Baripada Hospital Triggers Tension, Family Alleges Medical Negligence

Baripada: Tension ran high at the Baripada PRM Medical College & Hospital today after the death of a minor girl due to alleged medical negligence. The minor girl from Syamakhunta block here was admitted to the hospital on October 30 reportedly for treatment of Thalassemia. Following her death today, his family members and relatives manhandled […]

Odisha: Six Students Injured In Bee Attack In Baripada, 1 Critical

Baripada: At least six students were injured after a swarm of honey bees attacked them while they were on a trip to Bangiriposi Ghat in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. One of them is stated to be critical. According to reports, the students had gone to the Bangiriposhi Ghat on a trip. They were shooting a […]

Odisha: Man on the verge of losing vision after hit with a baton by police

Baripada: A 21-year-old man sustained critical injuries to one of his eyes after he was allegedly hit by a police personnel with a baton during a motor vehicle checking in Baripada on Wednesday. The man, identified as Sipu Das, was reportedly trying to escape from being caught by a group of policemen who were carrying […]