Boudh police unearthed an illegal country-made gun manufacturing unit at Sileipada village under Manmunda police limits late on Monday night and arrested one person in this connection.
Several villages in Boudh district have been marooned due to floodwater surge. If reports are anything to go by, as many as 55 villages in the Harbhanga tehsil were cutoff following flashflood in the region. Watch this video.
While trying to cross the nullah, two cycles of the students were washed away by the floodwater. Luckily, two students got narrowly saved from being swept away
The STF has already launched a special drive against wildlife criminals/poachers. During last one year, the STF seized as many as 21 leopard skins, 11 tusks, two deer skins, rescued seven live pangolins, 15 kilograms of pangolin scales, and arrested 46 wildlife criminals.
Hundreds of people gathered for fishing in a pond in Uma Panchayat under Kantamal block of Boudh district violating the Covid-19 lockdown guidelines.
Boudh/Subarnapur: As many as 18 persons sustained critical injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State late last night. Around 10 passengers were injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck on National Highway No.57 near Khajuripada in the district on Thursday night. Three of the injured […]
Boudh: A man and his son were arrested for allegedly setting a forest ablaze at Madhapur in Boudh district on Monday. The accused duo identified as Asan Majhi and his son Shyamghan, residents of Madhapur Colony sahi were setting dry leaves on fire in Mundeswar reserve forest under Madhapur range. Axes and match box have […]
Boudh: At least four passengers were seriously injured after the bus they were travelling in overturned on National Highway-57 near Khuntabandha in the district in the wee hours of Monday. The identities of the injured passengers are yet to be ascertained and they are undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital. Sources said, the ill-fated bus- […]
Boudh: An enormous fish reportedly weighing over 25 kilograms was caught by a local fisherman from Mahanadi River in Boudh district this morning. The fish was caught by one Sripati Behera of Tutusinga village under Sadar block of Boudh district. The fish which locals call ‘Buda’ resembled catfish. Behera had gone fishing in the nearby […]
Boudh: The eight persons, who were detained by Purunakatak police on Sunday night during a car lifting bid, are part of a major criminal gang involved in a series of loot and dacoity incidents in several parts of Odisha. One pistol, sharp weapons and several other articles have been seized from the eight accused, said […]
Boudh: At least two persons were killed while 25 others sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in rammed into an SUV at Kiakata Chhak on the border of Boudh-Angul late Sunday night. The two deceased have been identified as the drivers of the bus and the SUV. Eight of the 25 persons, who […]
Boudh: Two persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder of businessman, Pramod Prasad, whose body was recovered from Mahanadi river bed in Boudh. Boudh Superintendent of Police, V. Raghunath Rao informed about the arrests at a press conference on Wednesday. The accused have been identified as Milan Patra and Abhishek Sahani, both […]
Boudh: Days after OTV social media team brought to light the plight of an elderly man reportedly abandoned by his family members, assistance poured in from the Boudh district administration officials as he is finally shifted to an old-age home. A traditional ‘Ghuduki’ player all his life, Kulamani Pradhan was rendered homeless following the demise […]
Boudh: A complaint has been lodged against the Deputy Collector of Boudh district on charges of manhandling his wife. The victim in her complaint addressed to the BTM police outpost mentioned that her husband Sarat Bag along with one of his relatives had gone to Jhursuguda for some work. However, when Bag came to know […]
Boudh: In a daredevil operation that lasted for more than two hours, a team of Odisha fire fighters rescued a child stuck between rocks in a raging river in Boudh district on Wednesday. As per the reports, the 5-year-old boy from Buruguda village under Purunakatak police limits in the district got stuck in the cavity […]
Bhubaneswar: The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Wildlife Warden of Odisha, Hari Shankar Upadhyay on Saturday sought a crime branch probe into the deaths of two elephants in Keonjhar and Boudh districts. Upadhyay informed, “There was a bullet wound on the elephant which found dead in Boudh, while the tusks of the elephant […]
Boudh/Bolangir: Heavy rain accompanied by hailstones threw normal life out of gear in several parts across Odisha on Friday. One person was killed while three others were injured in separate rain-related mishaps in Boudh and Bolangir districts. As per reports, two persons were trapped after a bamboo bush reportedly got uprooted and fell on them […]
Boudh: A private bus in Odisha was on Thursday challaned probably the highest ever fine of Rs 6.72 lakh for violating various regulations under the amended Motor Vehicles Act -2019. The incident reportedly happened at Landibandh in Boudh district. As per reports, the challan was issued to a bus named ‘Minar’ plying between Bhubaneswar and […]
Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of Odisha government’s announcement to make traffic rules stricter from March 1 in a bid to reduce the number of accidents, as many as eight people died today in separate road accidents across several districts of Odisha. In Sambalpur, four persons were killed while six others were injured after a […]
Boudh: Nilambar Khamari might be a school teacher but his dedicated efforts in conservation of environment have made him an inspiration for many. Apart from teaching in Kundipadar UP School, Khamari spends time for the safety and protection of trees and birds especially the grey herons and bats. With his immense love for nature and […]