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Constable of 5th Battalion thrashed by colleagues, senior officers

Baripada: A Constable of 5th Battalion in Baripada was allegedly thrashed by his associates and three other senior officers on the premises of the Battalion on Saturday. The injured Constable, identified as Kalicharan Kisku, has been admitted to Baripada hospital. As per the allegations of Kisku, the incident took place when he was on Quarters […]

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‘Mentally Unstable’ Woman sets herself afire along with 9-month-old daughter

Baripada:  A woman allegedly set herself and her 9-month old daughter on fire in Jayabila village under Sadar police limits of Baripada. Though they were rushed to the Hospital, they succumbed to the burn injuries there. The woman identified as Thakur Mani Singh, a resident of Telibila village under Baripada sadar police limits, was at […]

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Bahuda Yatra: Chariot pulling in Baripada & Kendrapara today

Baripada/Kendrapara: At a time when lakhs of devotees are awaiting to witness the Suna Besha of the Holy Trinity in Puri, residents of Baripada and Kendrapara have congregated in the respective districts for the Bahuda Yatra of the sibling deities scheduled today. Residents of Baripada and nearby areas are all set to witness the return […]

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15 lakh cash looted from four ATMs in Baripada

Baripada: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted cash worth Rs 15 lakh from four different ATMs in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday night. All the four ATM machines at Axis Bank at Tulasichaura, United Bank of India at  Palabani, UBI at Astia and Bank of India at Station Bazar have been looted in a similar fashion using gas […]

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2 students hurt in attack by miscreant in Baripada

Baripada: Two students were injured after an unidentified miscreant attacked them with sharp weapon at Saraskana in Baripada in the wee hours on Sunday. The two students, Sandeep Hansda of Class VI and Manoj Mahanta of Class IX of Sishu Vidya Mandir, are now undergoing treatment at Baripada Hospital. Sandeep has received critical injuries on […]

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Sweltering heat wave sweeps Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The State continues to reel under severe heat wave with 15 places recording temperature above 40 degrees Celsius today. Capital city Bhubaneswar and Baripada were the hottest with each recording 42.2 degree Celsius, as per the data provided by the Regional Meteorological Centre. Other places which recorded temperature above 40 degrees Celsius were Talcher […]

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Body of missing minor girl found from forest; rape & murder suspected

Baripada: The body of a minor girl, missing since yesterday was recovered from a forest near Gurudabasa village under Betnoti of Mayurbhanj district early this morning. It is being suspected that the Class IV girl was raped and subsequently murdered, police sources said. A youth, identified as Jami Kanta Mahanta of the same village has […]

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Two minor girls electrocuted to death in Baripada

Baripada: In a shocking incident, two minor girls died of electrocution after coming in contact with a table fan at Sadeikala village under Sadar police limits in Baripada on Wednesday. The deceased identified as Rajlaxmi and Sili Soren, are said to be in age group of five to six years. The incident occurred at around […]

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Man kills 10-year-old daughter in Baripada

Baripada: In a heart-wrenching incident, a 10-year-old girl was killed by her father over a family feud at Gobardhanshola village under Baripada Sadar police limits of Mayurbhanj district last night. Police have arrested the accused. Sources said the accused identified as Sania Dehury had an altercation with his wife last night. In a fit of […]

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Villagers demand impartial inquiry into teacher's death in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Demanding an impartial inquiry into the death of a teacher, locals of Khadabandh village in Mayurbhanj district staged a dharna in front of the Bahalda police station yesterday. Alleging that the teacher, Dasamata Hansda, was killed by some miscreants, the villagers demanded immediate arrest of the culprits and submitted a memorandum to SDPO Amulya […]

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Health Ministry approves establishment of 2 medical colleges in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has approved establishment of two new medical colleges in Odisha, informed Union Health Minister JP Nadda. Nadda in a letter to Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday stated that his Ministry has approved two schemes of the Odisha Government for establishment of the two new […]

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Man-Animal conflict: 2 trampled to death by elephant in Sambalpur

Sambalpur/Baripada: Two elderly persons, including a woman, were trampled to death by an elephant at Makarkenda village in Rairakhol of Sambalpur district on Friday night. The deceased have been identified as Sambhu Bhoi (65) and Daimati Bhoi (70). After getting information about the presence of a herd of elephants in the area, Daimati had gone […]

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Elderly woman dies in jumbo attack in Dhenkanal

Mayurbhanj:  An elderly woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant near Pithabata range at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday. The incident took place this morning when the deceased, identified as Nirmala Mohanta of Ahari village, had gone to the forest to pick firewood. When Nirmala did not return home, her family launched […]

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Expectant moms made to return from OT table as machine goes kaput

Baripada: Pregnant women admitted to Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College here in Mayurbhanj district for delivery had a harrowing time as they were asked to move to other nearby hospitals after being taken to the operation theatre(OT) for C Section delivery. The reason the hospital authorities cited was some technical glitch in the autoclave machine […]

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One more minor raped by auto driver in Baripada

Baripada: Despite hue and cry from several quarters over the recent cases of rape of minor girls within and outside the state, one more incident from Mayurbhanj district Wednesday night has shocked the state once again. According to reports, a minor tribal girl was allegedly raped by an auto driver near Thakurmunda area here last […]

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Bank employees fake loot; arrested

Baripada: Three persons including two employees of a private bank were today arrested for allegedly orchestrating  a loot of Rs 3.4 lakh  at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district. The Doorstep Banking Officer (DBO) of Manatri branch, Bandhan Bank , Sitaram Sahu, on April 5, had lodged a police complaint alleging that an unidentified miscreant looted him […]

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Rs 45.5 lakh fraud detected at Mayurbhanj central co-op bank

Baripada: The audit of Mayurbhanj Central Co-operative Bank has exposed a major loan scam perpetrated by the officials of its Baripada branch. As per the audit report, the branch showed undue favours to various loan defaulters of the bank through one-time settlement (OTS) mechanism. Though loan amounting over Rs 45.5 lakh of eight persons, who […]

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Locals carry youth's body on cot as ambulance fails to turn up

Baripada: Protesting non-arrival of ambulance and fire brigade, locals of Kainphulia village carried  body of a youth, who reportedly died after drowning, to Collector’s office on a cot here on Sunday. The deceased youth, Arjun Singh had drowned while taking bath in a dam. As Arjun’s  condition was critical, locals had called up the 108 […]

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Hardik Patel joins Kudumi Sena's fight for Scheduled Tribe status in Odisha

Baripada: After spearheading a movement for reservations for the Patidar community in Gujarat, Hardik Patel reached Baripada today to support the ongoing fight of the Kudumi Sena who have been demanding Scheduled Tribe status for the Kudumi community here. Hardik addressed thousands of people from Kudumi community, gathered at the Chhau Padia in Baripada of […]

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Denied hearse, father carries son's body in arms

Baripada: In a shocking incident, a tribal man was forced to carry the body of his son in his arms after failing to get a hearse at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Government Medical College and Hospital (MCH) here on Saturday. According to reports, Bajun Soren (57) of Jhinei village had to carry the body of his […]

At 44.2 Deg C Bhubaneswar Hottest In Odisha, Mercury Breaches 73 Year Record
Bhubaneswar second hottest city in India

Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha have already started experiencing heatwave-like conditions from the first week of March with the Capital city Bhubaneswar recording the second highest temperature in the country on Sunday. Besides Bhubaneswar, Angul, Jharsuguda and Baripada were also listed among the 10 hottest places in India. The mercury remained above 37 degree Celsius at […]

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Ambulance ransacked after road mishap in Baripada

Baripada: Tension ran high after a youth died in a road accident near Raghunathpur in Baripada on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Subham Poddar (19). Following the incident, locals staged a demonstration and later ransacked an ambulance for arriving late to the accident spot. According to reports, Subham was travelling with his mother […]

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Sub-Inspector caught red-handed while taking bribe

Baripada: A police sub-inspector was arrested by Vigilance sleuths in Baripada today while accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000. A Vigilance team caught Sachidananda Kishan, the Sub-Inspector of Bariapa Police station under Mayurbhanj district while he was taking bribe, sources said. According to sources, Sachidananda had sought bribe from one accused Biswajeet Sikhar, who was […]

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Kingpin of Baripada fake note racket arrested

Baripada: In a major breakthrough, Baripada police on Friday arrested Sk Samiluddin, the prime accused, who was running a fake currency racket in the region. Samiluddin, who hails from Balasore, was nabbed basing on an investigation and leads from two students, who were earlier caught circulating fake Rs 2,000 notes in the market on Wednesday. […]

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Govt knee-deep in corruption: BJP

Baripada: Coming down heavily on the BJD-led State government, Odisha in-charge of BJP Arun Singh today said here that the government is knee deep in corruption and people of Mayurbhanj will give a befitting reply to it in next election. At a press meet in Baripada, Singh said women who are spearheading anti-liquor movement in […]