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Suicide video
Odisha Man Records Himself On Video While Killing Self Over Wife's 'Illicit Affair'

In a shocking incident, a man allegedly recorded himself on his mobile phone while committing suicide over wife's illicit affair at Sologaon village under Parjang Police Limits of Dhenkanal district on Monday (Aug 24).

Child Prodigy
Watch | How Child Prodigy From Odisha Made It To Record Books

Children are unique in their own ways. It is essential that parents identify and focus on the same.

Beats Up Forester
Drunk Youth Beats Up Forester In Dhenkanal

An inebriated youth allegedly assaulted a Forester in Muktapasi beat under Kamakhyanagar Western Forest Range in Dhenkanal district

Woman Procurement Inspector Attacked For Not Procuring Substandard Rice In Dhenkanal
Woman Procurement Inspector Attacked For Not Procuring Substandard Rice In Dhenkanal

A rice-laden truck from a local rice mill- BDN reached the district civil supply office. During inspection, the lady procurement officer found the rice is of substandard quality and denied to procure it.

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…

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…

holi tragedy
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. […]

three arrested
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 […]

grid fire
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 […]

knife attack
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 […]

Joranda Mela
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 […]

Covid Shadow
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 […]

Elephant Dead In Dhenkanal
Odisha: Another Elephant Killed In Dhenkanal For Tusks, Poachers Escape

Dhenkanal: A full grown elephant was shot dead by poachers for tusks in the Kandara forest of Bhejia village of Hindolo Block in Dhenkanal on February 9. The incident occurred on Tuesday night. The miscreants who killed the elephant using firearms managed to escape with the tusks under the cover of darkness after opening fire […]

Odisha: Man Burns Wife Alive For Speaking On Mobile Phone

Kamakhyanagar: Furious with his wife for speaking on mobile phone for a long time, a man allegedly killed her by setting her ablaze at Chunaragadi village under Kankadahada police limits here in Dhenkanal district on Friday. The accused identified as Naba Kishore Kabat has been detained and is being questioned in the custody, police sources […]

Odisha: Anganwadi Worker Accused Of Siphoning Money Meant for Pregnant Women, Children

Dhenkanal: As if all the corruptions in various departments of the government was not enough, a fresh allegation of an Anganwadi worker siphoning money meant for foods of pregnant women and school children rocked Dhenkanal district on Monday. The accused anganwadi worker, Mamina Nayak from Govindpur village under Jayapurakateni Gram panchayat in Dhenkanal’s Parjang block […]

Odisha Minister's Daughter-In-Law
Salary Without Attendance? Shocking Allegations Against Odisha Minister's Daughter-In-Law

Dhenkanal: Odisha steel & mines minister and BJD MLA from Kamakhyanagar, Prafulla Mallick has drawn flak after a response to an RTI query revealed that his alleged abuse of powers compelled authorities of Kamakhyanagar College in Dhenkanal to show undue favours to his daughter-in-law who is associated with the College as a lecturer. It has […]

Odisha: Close Shave For 25 As Bus Overturns In Dhenkanal

Kamakhyanagar: Around 25 passengers escaped an accident narrowly after a bus in which they were travelling overturned near Alutuma bridge here in Dhenkanal district on the wee hours of Thursday. One of the passengers has sustained injuries and has been admitted to a nearby hospital. The Bus, ‘Sriramji’ carrying around 25 passengers was heading towards […]

Baby Elephant
Odisha: Rescued Baby Elephant Padma Gets New Family

Dhenkanal: The female elephant calf named Padma, which was rescued from Chikiti in Ganjam district after being deserted by its herd, will get a new family at the Kapilash elephant rescue centre in the district on Wednesday. According to the forest department sources, the baby elephant is doing well and it will be allowed to […]

Baby elephant
Shunned Baby Elephant Shifted To Kapilash Rescue Centre

Berhampur: The deserted baby elephant rescued from Sunapur village on the outskirts of the silk city has been shifted to Kapilash rescue centre in Dhenkanal district. “The baby elephant has been shifted with all arrangements and tight security in place. Initially it will be kept in quarantine,” said DFO Amlan Nayak on Thursday. It was […]

Odisha: UTP Dies While During Treatment In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: An under trial prisoner (UTP) lodged at Dhenkanal jail died while undergoing treatment at district headquarters hospital here on Wednesday. The deceased identified as Brahmananda Dehury had been lodged in the district jail since 2013 in connection with a murder case. Dehury is a resident of Haripur area in the district, reports said. He […]

Modi Committed To Farmers' Well-being, Opposition Trying To Mislead: Pradhan

Dhenkanal: The new Farm Laws envisage increase in the income of farmers and is meant to make them self reliant under Prime Minister Modi’s flagship programme ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’, said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday. Addressing a mega ‘Krushak Samabesh’ rally in Dhenkanal, the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas said the Prime […]

Odisha: Couple Stages Fast-Unto-Death Protest Over 'Illegal Construction By Govt'

Dhenkanal: Braving the winter chills, a couple has been sitting on a fast-unto-death strike in front of the office of district Collector here for the last five days, protesting the forceful construction of a college building and boundary wall by the government on their registered home land. Md Tarif Hussain and his wife, hailing from […]

ATMs Soft Target For Robbers In Odisha? 4 Nabbed Over SBI ATM Loot In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Of late, there has been a spike in loot of cash from the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) in different parts of the State. Blame it on lack of security or other adequate measures, the ATM kiosks in Odisha have now become soft targets of robbers. On December 15, some miscreants broke into an ATM […]