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3 killed, 1 injured in road mishap in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Three people were reportedly killed and another was injured after a speeding dumper truck hit two motorcyclists and bicyclist at Hatibandha Chhak in Udala-Baripada road of Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The incident occurred when the driver of dumper lost control after a collision with a tractor and hit three persons. The deceased have been […]

Arrow stuck in body, man rides to hospital in bike for treatment!

Baripada: Karanjia health centre in Mayurbhanj district today witnessed a shocking scene when  a man shot with an arrow reached there riding a bike. With the arrow piercing his stomach, Ajay Mahant, a resident of Nishaposi under Thakurmunda police station here, reached the hospital for treatment. Ajay had a dispute with one Indramani of same […]

Medical colleges await first academic session, infrastructure ready

Baripada/Koraput: The countdown for much awaited commencement of academic session at the two newly established  medical colleges in the state has begun with just days remaining before students finally turn up to kick off their career here at Baripada based Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Laxman Nayak Medical College in Koraput. Both the colleges have […]

Baripada: Man held for duping lakhs

Baripada: A person who allegedly duped Lakhs of rupees in the name of providing employment and loan was nabbed from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and handed over to Baripada police today. According to reports, the accused, Sanjib Kumar Chowdhury opened a non-banking organisation named ‘Ujjwal Odisha’ where he duped around 30 people in the pretext of […]

‘Kneel punishment’ again in Baripada: 6 juniors face music

Baripada: Photo of six police staff kneeling down as part of punishment given by higher-ups created more flutter among public in Mayurbhanj on Friday close on the heels of the controversy surrounding the four home guards who were meted the same treatment last Wednesday. While the previous incident was attributed to ‘dress code violation’, the […]

Kneel discipline: OHRC seeks reply from SP, DG Home Guard

Bhubaneswar/Baripada: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Thursday asked the Mayurbhanj Superintendent of Police (SP) and Director General of Home Guard to submit their respective inquiry reports on the ‘Kneel Punishment’ given to the Home Guards over dress code violation in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district. OHRC issued this direction acting on a petition filed […]

Plastic egg: Police begins probe, suspected eggs seized, sent for tests in Baripada

Bhubaneswar: Police on Tuesday started probe into the incident where plastic eggs were allegedly served to students during midday meal scheme at St Mary’s School in Baripada. Earlier, few parents had lodged a complaint with Krushnachandrapur police limits in connection with plastic eggs on June 24. Senior police officials today interrogated the school authorities and […]

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Plastic egg: School & Mass Education Dept initiates inquiry

Mayurbhanj: Amid rumours, fear of plastic eggs in circulation have resurfaced in several parts of Odisha after allegations of the same being used in midday meals at St Mary’s School in Baripada came to fore. The school management has decided to stop serving eggs to students as there are no prescribed guidelines for identifying a […]

Rath Yatra: Chariots to be pulled in Baripada today

Baripada: Chariots will be pulled by devotees today in Baripada, known as the second ‘Srikhetra’ after Puri. The chariot of Lord Balabhadra will be pulled first followed by Devi Subhadra. As per the tradition, women devotees only will pull Subhadra’s chariot. However, the chariot of the goddess will be pulled for half of the way […]

Two mentally challenged youths beaten up suspecting child theft

Baripada: Two mentally unstable youths were beaten up ruthlessly by locals in the Laxmiposi Chhak area of the town suspecting child theft. The two youths, one of whom is a minor, are critical. Both the youths hail from Bhurudakata village and had been to Shankabhanga village on a trip with two children, as per sources. […]

Suspended constable found hanging from a tree

Baripada: A constable of Basanda police station in Baripada town of Mayurbhanj district allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Baisinga forest on Wednesday. The deceased, identified as Ganeswar Marandi, was a resident of Badasahi Aguada village. He was reportedly suspended for dereliction of duty in May. However, police are yet to […]

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An eggy affair! After plastic, now fake eggs sold in Odisha!

Baripada: After plastic eggs controversy shook the state in recent past, news about fake eggs being sold in Odisha markets have taken everyone by surprise. According to an OTV revelation, Fake eggs are being rampantly sold in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district. The fake eggs which are conspicuously larger than normal ones and show different characteristics when light […]

Similipal National Tiger Reserve to be closed during monsoon

Baripada: The Similipal National Park and Tiger Reserve will remain closed for tourists from June 16, according to a statement issued by the park authority here on Friday. Harish Kumar Bisht, field director of the Tiger Reserve said, the sanctuary is usually closed by mid-June as the internal roads and other communication channels are washed […]

Baripada child rescue
Newborn girl rescued from forest in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A newborn girl was rescued by a woman from the Krushnachandrapur forest. According to sources, the woman was collecting firewood from the forest yesterday while she discovered by baby. Today the woman handed over the baby to the district child protection officer. “We spotted the baby after hearing her cries. Then we rescued her,” […]

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Two sisters drown in pond in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In a tragic incident, two sisters drowned in a pond at Durgapur village under Baisinga police limits in Mayurbhanj district today. According to sources, both the girls had been to the pond to take a bath but drowned there. Both were minors. Locals looked into the pond when both girls did not return for few hours. […]

Wedding party bus turns turtle killing 2, injuring 25

Baripada: At least two persons were killed and 25 injured when a bus carrying passengers of a wedding party turned turtle at Saratchandrapur in Mayurbhanj district today. The identity of the deceased persons is yet to be ascertained.The incident occurred when the bus was returning from Saratchandrapur. All the injured were rushed to a hospital […]

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Baripada Medical College, a dream come true for Mayurbhanj: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the ongoing construction work at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College at Baripada which was recently allowed to undertake admissions by the Supreme Court’s Oversight Mandate Committee. Patnaik during his suprise visit to Baripada took stock of the progress of the construction work and held […]

2 killed in road mishap on NH-18 in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In a tragic incident, two persons including a woman were killed and three injured when a car in which they were travelling rammed into truck from behind near Kalama Chhak on NH-18 under Baisinga police limits this morning. The grievously injured car passengers were immediately rushed to the Baisinga hospital for treatment and later shifted […]

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2 detained in Udala gang rape case

Baripada: The police today detained two of the six accused allegedly involved in the gang rape of a girl here at Udala in Mayurbhanj district. Acting on the complaint filed by the rape survivor, Superintendent of police‎ (SP) R Prakash, along with a scientific team, rushed to Udala on Tuesday for an on-the-spot investigation. “We […]

Baripada Gangrape
Girl gangraped by lover, friends in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In a shocking incident, six youths allegedly gangraped a girl for four days at Khunta in Udala of Mayurbhanj district. The incident came to light after the girl escaped and lodged a police complaint on Sunday. As per reports, one Purna was in relationship with the survivor for past one year. He lured the […]

Fate of Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital hangs in balance

Mayurbhanj: Uncertainty now looms large over the admission and academics for newly set up Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital even as the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is scheduled to be held on May 7. The medical college is yet to get necessary approvals for academics as the Medical Council of India […]

Udala- Minor boy thrashed by mob
Mob mercilessly thrashes minor boy for stealing money

Udala: Taking the law into their hands, a mob today thrashed a minor boy mercilessly after he was caught stealing money. The incident occurred in Udala of Mayurbhanj district, when the minor boy was thrashed near the High School Chhak while trying to flee after snatching a bag containing Rs 15,000 from a person. According […]

Tribal woman gets life sentence for murder

Baripada: A court on Wednesday sentenced a tribal woman to rigorous life imprisonment for murdering a man in 2014. Additional sessions judge of Mayurbhanj district’s Rairangpur sub-division, Aurobindo Kumar Guru, found Padma Birua (48) guilty of murder and sentenced her to life sentence and slapped a fine of Rs 2000. The woman had attacked Mohinikanta Hembram […]

Odisha ex-SEO gets 2 yrs RI for misappropriation of food items

Baripada : A special court awarded here today two-year jail term to a former Social Education Organiser (SEO) for selling food items meant for infants and pregnant women in open market. Special Vigilance Court Judge Tara Prasad Rath also imposed a fine of Rs 2.5 lakh on SEO Ananda Chandra Nayak. Failure to pay the […]

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15 injured in bus accident in Mayurbhanj

Rairangpur: At least 15 persons were injured, including three critical in a bus accident near Tiringi block of Mayurbhanj district this morning. According to sources a provide bus on its way to Tata from Rairangpur lost control and later skidded off the road in front of the Tiring block office at around 10 am. Getting […]