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Headless Body In Bhubaneswar: Victim Identified, Head Recovered, 2 Detained

Bhubaneswar: In a fresh development in the case involving the recovery of the headless body of a woman near Daspur on the outskirts of the city, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday claimed to have made headway in the case by tracing the severed head and identifying the victim. “We have identified the victim following a […]

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Wild Tusker In Bhubaneswar Outskirts: Forest Dept Drives Jumbo Back To Chandaka Forest

Bhubaneswar: After reportedly killing at least four persons in Pipili and Khurda forest divisions, the wild tusker was spotted near Ghatikia on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Monday. A massive operation was launched today by forest department to drive back the pachyderm back into the Chandaka forest. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Hari Shankar Upadhyay […]

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Tusker strays into OUAT farm in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A tusker was spotted at the Horticulture farm of OUAT in Ghatikia on the outskirts of the city today. It is suspected to have strayed into the farm from the nearby Chandaka forest. Twelve forest officials have been deployed to guard the elephant and will ward it off in the evening, informed Forest Ranger […]

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Jumbo tramples buffalo to death, injures five in City outskirts

Bhubaneswar: An elephant reportedly went on a wild rampage on Saturday killing one buffalo and injuring five others here at Patharagadia village near Chandaka forest range in the Capital City. According to a local, Benudhar Behera, the incident occurred late on Saturday night when he was resting in his house. In the moonlight, the villager […]

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Fire rages inside Chandaka forest

Bhubaneswar: Large tracts of the Chandaka forest went up in flames in a fire which continues to rage since Wednesday night. According to eye witnesses, they saw smoke billowing from the forest and followed it to find that a fire had broken out inside the forest. They said the forest department officials were informed about […]

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Fire destroys large tracts of Chandaka forest

Large tracts of forests were destroyed in a fire in Chandaka forest division near here on Wednesday