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Elephant calf dies after falling into trench dug by Railways in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: An elephant calf died last night after accidentally falling into a trench dug by the Railway department near Mahipani village under Bisra forest range in Sundergarh district. The carcass of the one-year baby elephant was recovered from the pit by the forest department this morning. According to reports, a herd of pachyderms had entered […]

Woman abducted, gang raped in forest

Rourkela: A woman was allegedly kidnapped and gang raped by three persons in a forest under Bisra police limits here on Thursday. According to sources, the woman was working in a field when she was abducted and taken to a nearby forest where the three accused allegedly committed the heinous act. Later, they dumped her […]

3 members of outlawed PLFI held in Bisra; guns seized

Bisra: Three members of the outlawed Peoples’ Liberation Front of India (PLFI) involved in an fire exchange with security personnel in Sorada forest on February 9 were arrested by the police in Bisra of Sundargarh district today. The police have also seized two guns and 10 round of live bullets from the three PLFI members, […]

Anthrax scare in Bisra; 2 dead, 9 admitted to hospitals

Rourkela: Fears of anthrax gripped Birikeri village under Bisra block of Sundargarh district with the death of two villagers in recent past. While five others affected by anthrax are undergoing treatment at the Rourkela government hospital, four are admitted to the Bisra hospital. To ascertain the reasons behind the spread of anthrax in the area, […]

Ex-minister faces ‘note for vote’ charge

Rourkela: Former minister and senior BJD leader Sarada Prasad Nayak landed in trouble after a complaint was lodged against him at Jharipani police station in Sundergarh district on charges of cash for vote. The Rourkela Development Authority (RDA) chairman, Nayak along with his supporters was allegedly distributing money to voters at Jharipani panchayat under Bisra […]