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.
Sonepur/Boudh: Villagers living alongside Mahanadi river in Boudh and Subarnapur districts are a harried lot as flood water is being released from Hirakud Dam through 25 gates today. Moreover, water flowing from upper catchment areas of Mahanadi has caused swelling of the river though rain has subsided. By now, acres of farmland have been inundated […]
Bhubaneswar/Rayagada/Malkangiri: Flood-like situation prevailed in Rayagada, Malkangiri, Kalahandi and Boudh districts today following incessant rains for past 24 hours. Several villages have been cut off as flood water washed away roads at several places affecting road communication. Further, reports of flooding and rescue operations from various parts of the state are trickling in. A landslide […]
Boudh: After locals of Krushnapali village under Brahmanipali panchayat of Boudh district refused to help an ostracised man in performing the last rites of his sister-in-law, the man was forced to carry the body on a bicycle to the crematorium. The man had to carry his relative’s dead body to the crematorium after tying it […]
Boudh: Rift in Boudh district unit of BJD seems to be widening as a faction of party workers condemned party MLA Mahidhar Rana in a meeting organised in Chepra of Kultajor panchayat in the district. “We had taken a pledge to uplift the poor and develop Boudh district for which we had chosen Rana as […]
Boudh: A woman candidate died while undertaking a physical test for the post of constable in the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) near Murshundi in Boudh today. The deceased has been identified Pravasi Nayak from Nuagaon Block of Nayagarh. The incident occurred during the 5-km running test when Nayak’s health condition started to deteriorate. Before she […]
Boudh/ Sundargarh: One person lost his life in a road accident at Chari Chhak Bazaar under Puruna Cuttack police limits in Boudh today. The deceased has been identified as Ganesh Behera of Gunduribida village. Following the mishap, locals staged a road blockade on National Highway-57 demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased. According to […]
Boudh: In an unfortunate incident, the Deputy Director of Agriculture department, Manoranjan Mallick, was killed and two others sustained critical injuries after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned on NH-56 near Radhanagar Chhak in Boudh district late last night. As per reports, Mallick died on the spot while the injured were rushed to the […]
Boudh: A man allegedly axed his father-in-law to death over some trivial matters at Tikirasahi in Sarsara village of the district today. The deceased has been identified as Gundu Barik. As per reports, the accused Pankaj Sethi was staying at his in-laws’ house since the last 15 years. Gundu and Pankaj had gone to the […]
Boudh: Normal life came to a grinding halt at Harabhanga in Boudh district after the Communist Party of India (CPI) observed 12-hour bandh demanding establishment of a Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court in the block. The CPI members alleged that even if the State Government announced the setting up of a JMFC court in […]
Boudh: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched the ambitious ‘Green Mahanadi Mission’ aimed at protecting the natural flow of Mahanadi River, the lifeline of Odisha. The campaign was launched from Boudh and Subarnapur districts where massive plantation drives will be carried alongside the Mahanadi River. Official sources said nearly 2 crore saplings will be […]
Boudh: Villagers living alongside Mahanadi, Devi, Baitarani and Tel Rivers are in a state of panic as water level in these rivers has risen following torrential rain. As per reports, a bridge was washed away in Chandigada village under Boudh block after sudden inflow of flood water; as such the village has been cut-off from […]