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Bank Fraud In Odisha: Ex-Manager, 4 Others Awarded 14 Year Jail, 27 Lakh Fine Each

Baripada: A CJM court here on Thursday awarded 14-year imprisonment and imposed Rs 27 lakh fine each to then Bank of India (BOI) manager and four others in connection with Rs 1.31 crore fraud case. While hearing the matter, the court convicted the then BOI Jharapokharia branch manager Girija Mishra, field officer Satyarupa Mohanty, suppliers […]

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Shut Down Baripada City For 7 Days: Citizen Forums Urge Administration

Baripada: In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, various citizen forums in Baripada have urged the district administration to impose a seven-day shutdown in the city. Various youth associations, business bodies, trade unions and advocates’ unions met the collector on Saturday and urged him to announce the enforcement from September 27 to October […]

Watch: Video Of The Dramatic Collapse Of A House At Baripada Following Incessant Rain

Baripada: A house in Madhuban Talasahi of Baripada Town in Mayurbhanj district collapsed on Wednesday morning following heavy rainfall in the region. The incident took place at around 9 am. The house belonged to one SK Sadam of the area. However, no casualties were reported in the mishap. Reports said, the local administration had ordered […]

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Odisha Woman, Daughter ‘Electrocuted’ By Low-Hanging Power Line

Baripada: A woman and her daughter were electrocuted in Taldiha village under Badampahad Police limits of Mayurbhanj district on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Banshi Kisku and her 23-year-old daughter Raimat Hembram. As per the sources, the duo allegedly came in contact with a live electricity wire reportedly hanging low behind their house […]

Pregnant Woman In Odisha 'Made To Do Sit-Ups' By Forest Guard

Baripada: A pregnant lady in Mayurbhanj district was allegedly forced to do more than 20 sit-ups and also later thrashed by a forest guard on suspicion of stealing woods from the forest. As per the allegations, a lady forest guard of Dudhiani range under Karanjia forest division (identified by the victim as Kavita), assaulted her […]

Odisha Woman Surrenders After Murdering 'Live-in Partner'

Balasore: Police today recovered blood soaked body of a man from a house in Gudipada area of Balasore district. Later, a woman claiming to be his live-in partner, surrendered before Baripada Town Police after confessing to have executed the gruesome murder. As per reports, the deceased Badha Marndi who had been working as a watchman […]

HoD Arrested For Misbehaving With Girl Student In Odisha

Baripada: Police on Thursday arrested the Head of English Department (HoD) of MPC Autonomous College in Baripada for allegedly misbehaving with a girl student. Even as the incident took place on November 15, the students alleged that despite complaint against the HoD, no action was taken against him by college authorities. Protesting inaction by the […]

6 Killed In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Keonjhar/Baripada/Rourkela: As many as six persons were killed in separate road accidents in Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh districts. In Keonjhar, a man, his 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son were killed after the motorcycle they were travelling on was hit by a car near Ganesh Bhawan under Joda Police limits of the district. The driver of […]

Polytechnic Students Accuse College Of Borrowing Loans In Their Names

Mayurbhanj: As many as 56 students of a polytechnic college in Patpur area under Chitrada block of Mayurbhanj district have claimed that huge amount of loan has been borrowed in their names by the authorities of the institution. As per reports, the students have lodged a complaint at Morada Police station alleging that the authorities […]

4 Killed, Several Injured In Two Mishaps In Odisha

Baripada/Sambalpur: At least four persons were killed and 17 others sustained critical injuries in two separate mishaps in Mayurbhanj and Sambalpur districts on Saturday. A passenger bus en route to Sambalpur from Bhubaneswar overturned near Maneswar area killing two persons on the spot. Ten other passengers left injured were admitted to Sambalpur hospital for treatment, […]

Samaritan Act: Train driver rescues, admits mishap-hit man in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: In a good Samaritan act, a train driver rescued and admitted a man to hospital after he came in front of a train today. As per reports, one Chittaranjan Hati accidentally came in front of the Baripada and Balasore DEMU early this morning and lost both his legs. The alert driver immediately halted the […]

Four killed, ten injured in bus-truck collision in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: At least four persons including a woman were killed and 10 others sustained critical injuries in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck carrying iron rods near Agaria bridge under Baisinga Police limits on NH-18 in Baripada late Thursday night. As per reports, the ill-fated ‘Kalpana’ bus carrying 20 passengers was travelling […]

Death of pregnant woman with stillborn twins sparks tension in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Tension prevailed in front of the District Collectorate in Baripada on Friday after a pregnant woman carrying stillborn twins died due to alleged medical negligence. As per reports, relatives of the deceased woman staged a demonstration at the spot seeking justice. “The authorities at the hospital demanded money from us when we brought my […]

Minor girl dies of alleged medical negligence in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Tension prevailed at the Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital in Baripada on Sunday after a minor girl died while undergoing treatment. Alleging negligence in treatment, family members of the deceased girl staged a demonstration by placing her body outside the hospital campus. As per reports, the minor a native of Chalunia village […]

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Man commits suicide after killing his 'wives' in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: A man allegedly murdered his two wives and later committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree late last night in Tadakishola village of Baripada. Reportedly, the man identified as Shyama Mati of the village beat his two wives to death with a hammer around 11:30 pm yesterday and later hanged himself from a […]

Ambulance dumps woman & her dead child midway in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Tension ran high in Rairangpur Bisoi Bazaar area Thursday after staff of a 102 ambulance dumped the body of a six-month-old boy and his mother on the way to hospital in Mayurbhanj district. According to reports, the child from Manabir village under Jamada Police limits was admitted to Rairangpur Sub-Divisional Hospital after he fell […]

Naveen's Electioneering Rhymes Around Central Neglect; BJP Retorts

Bhubaneswar: Reiterating that Odisha has been neglected by the Centre, BJD president Naveen Patnaik addressing a poll rally in Kaptipada of Mayurbhanj district, once again said the Prime Minister and other Central leaders were conspicuously absent when multiple natural disasters struck Odisha but are visiting the State now daily to seek votes. Targeting PM Modi, […]

2nd phase polls: Over Rs 6 lakh cash, contraband item seized in Odisha

Padampur/Baripada: Ahead of second phase polls in Odisha on April 18, joint squad of police and election flying squad seized huge amount of cough syrup, ganja and cash during raids at different places in the State. Acting on a tip off, the cops seized 230 bottles of cough syrup, over seven kg of ganja (dry […]

BJD fields Sarojini Hembram as candidate from Baripada Assembly seat

Bhubaneswar: BJD president and chief minister Naveen Patnaik today nominated senior party leader and Rajya Sabha member Sarojini Hembram from the Baripada Assembly constituency in Mayurbhanj district. Soon after the announcement, Hembram said, “I am ready to join the poll battle as a lot of developmental works have been carried out in the constituency and […]

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Odisha Girl accuses college clerk of admission fraud

Baripada: A girl student has brought serious allegations of admission fraud against one of the clerks of Indira Gandhi Women’s College at Udala block in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. The girl, Limimani Baskey, in her police complaint alleged that the clerk Manas Shankar Mohanty had allegedly taken money for her admission into the Plus II course […]

Belagadia royal palace in Mayurbhanj thrown open to tourists

Baripada: With an aim to preserve and propagate art, culture and tradition, the royal Bhanja Deo family has dedicated its 200-year-old Belagadia palace at Baripada to be used for sustainable tourism. The palace, which was built in the year 1804 is a mix of Greek and Victorian architecture. Although the palace allowed only guests who […]

Girl student's death in residential school triggers protests in Baripada

Baripada: Following the shocking death of a class VIII student at a girls’ residential school in Mayurbhanj district yesterday, the family members and locals staged a protest in front of district Collector’s office today. The protest was withdrawn after the Red Cross announced Rs 50,000 compensation for the family of the deceased, sources said. Earlier […]

Baripada youth sets out on foot to Bhubaneswar for Alcohol-Free Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In an innovative move, a youth from Baripada town in Odisha has embarked on a journey on foot to spread awareness about the perils of alcohol amongst the millennials as well as the elderly. Seeking an alcohol free state, the youth- Anshuman Das will end his journey at Bhubaneswar after submitting a memorandum to […]

Six killed in separate road accidents in Odisha

Mayurbhanj/Balasore: As many as six persons lost their lives in separate road accidents in Balasore and Baripada today. Five persons were killed in a series of road accidents near Dahikoti chhak in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district. According to sources, five persons riding bikes were killed and another suffered critical injuries in the accidents. While the […]

Youths take up cudgels to 'Teach Mayurbhanj'

Baripada: While government schools across the state are grappling with teacher post vacancies, youth volunteers who have taken up teaching at schools free of cost has come as a boon for students in Mayurbhanj district. After completing their Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) many youths are filling the vacant posts at government schools in the […]