Tag: Dhenkanal

Odisha Man Gifts Wife Land On Moon As Birthday Present
Odisha Man Gifts Wife Land On Moon As Birthday Present

Bhubaneswar: It seems straight out of popular romantic Odia song ‘Janha Raijare Jaga Te Kinichi’, sung by Suresh Wadkar which literally means ‘I have bought a piece of land in…

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Dhenkanal: 30-ft Breach In Rengali Dam Inundates Acres Of Farmland, Triggers Panic In Villages

Dhenkanal: A 30-feet breach in the Rengali Left Bank Canal Division No-III near Lembupala village under Baunsapala panchayat of Dhenkanal district inundated acres of farmland near Lembupala and Baunsapala villages…

Mudslide Inside Well Kills One In Dhenkanal, Narrow Escape For 4 Others
Mudslide Inside Well Kills One In Dhenkanal, Narrow Escape For 4 Others

Dhenkanal: In a tragic incident, a worker lost his life due to mudslide while installing concrete well rings inside a well on Tuesday. The incident occurred at Alatuma village of…

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Holi Tragedy: 5 Killed In Road Mishaps, 2 Drown In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Holi celebrations turned tragic for some people in Odisha on Monday with deaths of two persons including a minor in drowning while four others were killed in separate road mishaps. The drowning cases were reported from Sonepur and Keonjhar district while the road accidents that claimed four lives took place in Dhenkanal and Sambalpur […]

Former Woman Sarpanch Arrested In Fake Note Racket In Odisha
Former Woman Sarpanch Arrested In Fake Note Racket In Odisha

Dhenkanal: Police have arrested a woman for her alleged involvement in fake currency note racket in Hindol area of Dhenkanal district. The arrested woman, Mamata Sahu is said to be a former Sarpanch of Bandhahuda panchayat in Narsinghpur area of Cuttack district. According to sources, the woman lived in a rented house in Hindol area. […]

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Odisha: 4 Arrested For Setting Forest On Blaze

Dhenkanal: As many as three persons have been arrested on charges of setting fire at Ranjagada reserve forest here in Dhenkanal district. The accused caught by the forest department personnel have been identified as Hrudananda Singh, Sahadeb Behera and Anirudha Behera. Hrudananda belongs to Mandiapada village under Kankadahada police station in the district while two […]

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Fire Breaks Out At OPTCL Grid In Dhenkanal, No Casualty

Dhenkanal: A major fire broke out at the grid substation of Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (OPTCL) near Meramundali in the district on Sunday. The incident took place during noon after a high voltage cable went off suddenly. There was no report of any casualty in the incident. The reason behind the burst of cable […]

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Odisha: Youth In Dhenkanal Kills Father By Slitting Throat, Absconds

Dhenkanal: In a shocking incident, a youth from Chaulia village under Sadar Police limits in Dhenkanal allegedly killed his father by slitting the latter’s throat with a sharp weapon. The reason behind the dastardly act remains unknown as the police begins probe. As per the reports, the accused fled the spot after committing the crime […]

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Famous Joranda Mela Begins Amid Strict Covid Guidelines

Dhenkanal: Amid strict adherence to the Covid-19 protocols, the famous Magha Mela of Mahima cult at Joranda in the district has begun on Thursday with a low key manner. The fair will continue for three days. With fear of Covid-19 resurgence, the district administration has imposed certain restrictions for entry of sadhus and devotees into […]

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COVID Shadow On Dhenkanal Joranda Mela: Sadhus From Outside Dist Not Allowed

Dhenkanal: The famous Joranda Mela, held on Magha Purnima, will be organised amid COVID-19 restrictions from February 25 to February 27 this year. As per a letter issued by the Dhenkanal district administration, general public and sadhus (saints) from outside the district and state will not be allowed to take part in the event. Only […]