On Saturday (Sep 3), a family in Kaladu village of Deogarh district contacted 108 ambulance after a woman and her 3 children developed high fever. In the absence of motorable road to the village atop the hills, the ambulance failed to reach the village and was stationed some 4kms away.
The youth Babu Dhibar was attacked with an arrow reportedly over past enmity at Uparkhamanda village under Barkote police limits in Deogarh.
The three have been admitted to Deogarh District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) where their condition was stated to be critical.
“She was recovering fast when she was in the cabin. Upon admission of the MLA, we were shifted to general ward. As of now, her condition is deteriorating," said the patient’s grandmother, Jema Nayak.
In protest against the MLA’s arrest, BJP chief whip and Keonjhar MLA Mohan Charan Majhi, Sundargarh MLA Kusum Tete and Talasara MLA Bhabani Bhoi, BJP Deogarh district president Minaketan Pradhan along with party workers had staged a dharna in front of the Deogarh police station on Sunday.
In a bizarre incident, a youth was reportedly murdered by his friends for a Hanuman coin in Deogarh. On Tuesday, the Deogarh police arrested four accused - Bishnu Kishan, Surendra Majhi, Ratani Kishan and Pradeep Majhi - in connection with the murder.
Deogarh: Forest officials recovered a headless carcass of an elephant from Prabhasuni Reserve Forest near Niranjanhuli village in the district today morning. The elephant has been identified as a male tusker aged about 25 years. As per reports, some locals spotted the elephant body lying inside the forest and informed the officials. Deogarh Forest Range […]
Deogarh: At a time when the Odisha government is making tall claims of providing quality education and facilities to students, the girls’ hostel of the Government Educational Research and Training centre in the district tells a different story. More than 60 girl students are residing in the hostel which has only three rooms. The girls […]
Be it Deojharan or Similihata, the remote villages in Deogarh district are certainly the talk of the town. These tiny villages set in the picturesque mountainous backdrop, have invited many sanitation champions in recent past. Students and practitioners alike are thronging the villages to understand what it takes to construct a toilet and regularly use […]
Angul/Deogarh: In a set of two separate bizarre incidents, three persons including a couple were killed by their sons in separate incidents in the State last night. In Angul, a man and wife were beaten to death by his son Dukhishyam Baghar in Barapadar village under Kishorenagar police limits in Angul district. Police have detained […]
Deogarh: Security forces on Wednesday recovered a huge cache of explosives and items belonging to Maoists during a combing operation in a forest near Kerada village under Barkote area of Deogarh district, informed Deputy Commandant of OSAP (SS) Battalion, Laxman Singh today. Acting on a tipoff on presence of Maoist leader Sushant in the jungle, SP of […]
Bhubaneswar: There has been a disconcerting rise in crime against teenage girls in Odisha over the last few days. While lives of these girls are at stake, no noticeable steps seem to have been taken to curb such atrocities. Today, body of a minor girl was recovered by police from a cashew orchard near Gadaharishpur […]
Deogarh: In a fresh incident of violation of child rights, a minor girl has alleged sexual harassment by the owner of a Dhaba she was working in at Khadinali village under Barkote police station of Deogarh district. What is more shocking is that the girl happens to be the niece of the accused. As per the […]
Deogarh: The family of an Odia labourer, working as a bonded labourer at a factory in Gujarat, on Sunday sought the help of the district administration after he died following an accident in the factory. As per sources, Chintamani Sahu of Tinkbir village under Reamal Tehsil of Deogarh district was working as bonded labourer since […]
Deogarh: Though the State government has declared Deogarh the first ‘open defecation-free’ district, the ground reality tells a different story. Owing to the lack of piped water supply for villages in the district, people have not been able to use latrines built under the Swachh Bharat Mission. Like the villagers of Sanadangaghat in the district […]