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Hundreds In Odisha Gather For Fishing In Village Pond During #COVID19 Lockdown

Hundreds of people gathered for fishing in a pond in Uma Panchayat under Kantamal block of Boudh district violating the Covid-19 lockdown guidelines.

Bus Accident
18 Injured In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

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 […]

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Odisha: Man, Son Arrested For Setting Forest Ablaze

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 […]

Bus Overturns
Odisha: 4 Critical As Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus Overturns In Boudh

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- […]

Giant Fish Caught From Mahanadi River In Odisha's Boudh
WATCH: Giant Fish Caught From Mahanadi River In Odisha's Boudh

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 Car Lifting Bid: 8 Arrested Youths Are Members Of Major Dacoity Gang, Say Police

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 […]

bus accident
Boudh: Two Killed, 25 Injured As Bus Rams Into SUV

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 […]

Odisha: Two Arrested For Killing Businessman

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 […]

OTV Impact: Homeless Elderly Man Shifted To Old-Age Home, Thanks To Boudh Admin

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 […]

Case Registered Against Boudh Dy Collector For Allegedly Thrashing Wife

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 […]

Watch: 2-Hour-Long Operation To Rescue Child Stuck Between Rocks In Raging River

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 […]

'Ivory Smuggling' Behind Elephant Deaths In Odisha; PCCF Demands Crime Branch Probe

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 […]

Rain Fury In Odisha Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

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 […]

Bus Challaned 'Highest' Fine Rs 6.72 Lakhs For Violating New MV Act In Odisha

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 […]

Eight persons killed in separate road mishaps across Odisha

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 […]

Odisha Teacher Turns Guardian Of Environment

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 […]

Cannabis Plants Worth Crores Torched In Gajapati, Boudh

Gajapati/Boudh: Intensifying the drive against ganja (Dry Cannabis) smuggling in the wake of the harvesting season of the contraband crop, a joint team of Mohana Police and excise department conducted raids in forests near Nijuma and Ruamba villages in Gajapati district and destroyed cannabis plants worth around Rs 15 crore. The total cultivation spread over […]

Poor health services seed superstition in Odisha tribal hinterlands?

Bhubaneswar: Are the poor health services in the State seeding superstition in the minds of poor tribal communities dwelling in remote places of the State? It seems so. Consider this. The Lundurujhari village situated in the Boudh district bordering Nayagarh has been now under the spell of intense superstition. The tribal village in Talagaon Panchayat […]

Youth Thrashed By Odisha Police Constable In Public, Video Goes Viral

Boudh: A police constable was suspended for thrashing a youth in full public glare in Bankapada area of Boudh district, informed Superintendent of Police Raghunath Rao. The move came after a video of the incident went viral on various social media platforms. The constable has been identified as Ranjan Mohapatra. As per reports, a team […]

Woman Dies In Attack By Nephew For Resisting Rape

Boudh: A youth in Odisha allegedly slit the throat of his aunt with a knife for resisting rape. The shocking incident was reported from Kantamal area of Boudh district on Sunday. According to sources, accused Binod Deep allegedly tried to rape his relative aunt after finding her alone in the house. When his aunt resisted, […]

Journalist attacked during second phase polls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In yet another attempt to throttle the voice of media, supporters of a political party allegedly attacked a journalist while covering second phase polls at a booth in Kantamala of Boudh district on Thursday. The matter came to fore after the journalist today met the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha and lodged a […]

Infighting in BJD: Kantamal MLA candidate's vehicle vandalised

Boudh: As elections are getting closer, intra-party fighting in BJD only seems to be intensifying. A group of BJD workers allegedly damaged the vehicle of Kantamal MLA candidate Mahidhar Rana in Ratakhandi village under Ghikundi panchayat in Boudh today. According to sources, the incident took place during the poll campaigning of Rana when supporters of […]

Huge cache of Ganja seized in Odisha

Rayagada/Boudh/Kandhamal: In a major crackdown on the illicit narcotics trade ahead of crucial elections, Odisha Police and Excise officials seized 483 kilograms of dry cannabis (Ganja) following raids in different parts of Rayagada, Boudh and Kandhamal districts in the past couple of days. After getting a tip-off regarding the movement of a vehicle transporting Ganja […]

3 killed, 1 critically injured in separate accidents across Odisha

Balasore/Boudh: Three persons lost their lives in separate road accidents in Balasore and Boudh in last 12 hours. At least two persons were killed and one sustained critical injuries in a multi-vehicle accident near Dandakali temple under Khantapada police limits in the district late night on Thursday. The incident occurred when a stone-laden truck hit […]

Car smuggling ganja meets with accident in Odisha

Boudh: A car smuggling ganja met with an accident near Court chhak in the district on Thursday. The driver of the car sustained critical injuries in the mishap while the other two persons, who were smuggling the cannabis in the vehicle, managed to flee the spot. As per reports, the car was en route to […]