Tag: Dhenkanal

Don’t Eat Meat Or Snake Will Kill You
Villagers Turn Vegetarian In Fear Of Snake Bite

Eat meat and get killed by venomous snake.This village in Bhuban block under Dhenkanal district has taken up a vegetarian lifestyle fearing an age old superstition.

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  • Friday, 04 November 2022
Puppet Show Attraction
Puppet Show Stirs Nostalgia During Dhenkanal’s Gajalaxmi Puja

Thousands of visitors at the famous Gajalaxmi Puja in Odisha’s Dhenkanal got a chance to relive the good old days. Thanks to ‘Kandhei Nacha’ or puppet show during the puja. Here the puppet show depicts a traditional household kitchen.

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  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Puja ‘chanda’ row
Gajalaxmi Puja: Tension During ‘Chanda’ Collection In Dhenkanal, Police Injured

Dispute between two Puja committees over alleged forcible collection of chanda for Gajalaxmi Puja triggered tension at Jubuli Town-2 police station area in Dhenkanal on Saturday.

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  • Sunday, 16 October 2022
Laxmi Puja In Dhenkanal
Laxmi Puja In Dhenkanal - Watch Laxmi Puja Celebrations In Dhenkanal

Laxmi Puja In Dhenkanal - Watch Laxmi Puja Celebrations In Dhenkanal

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  • Monday, 10 October 2022
DOCTOR’S ON LEAVE !!
ENT Dept Locked As Doctor Is On 2-Month Leave In This Odisha Hospital

Healthcare is in doldrums in Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital. Here, the ENT department has reportedly been shut since 13th September as the designated doctor is on a two-month leave till 6th November.

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  • Friday, 23 September 2022
Opposition hits out at Odisha govt over concealment of farmer suicide data; BJD rubbishes allegation
Post flood, debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Dhenkanal

After his recovery, Jagannath was in stress as he found it hard to repay the loan. That’s why he chose to end his life to get rid of the loan burden, sources added.

  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
PYTHON STRUGGLES
Watch: Giant Python Struggles After Getting Stuck In Net In Dhenkanal Village, Odisha

Watch: Giant Python Struggles After Getting Stuck In Net In Dhenkanal Village, Odisha

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  • Sunday, 11 September 2022
Women Against Liquor
WATCH | Women Lash Out At Liquor Vendor

Women of Kamakhyanagar, Dhenkanal teamed up to put an end to alcohol consumption problem in their village. The women allege that men indulge in domestic violence under the influence of alcohol; hence, they decided to take control over the situation.

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  • Friday, 02 September 2022
GIANT KING COBRA
WATCH | Giant King Cobra Inside House Safely Rescued | Odisha

A giant 12-Ft King Cobra was spotted inside an abandoned house in Odisha’s Dhenkanal. After being informed, Snake Helpline members rushed to the spot. The reptile was safely rescued after hours-long op It was later released back into the jungle.

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  • Friday, 02 September 2022
53 students taken ill after eating MDM, 9 critical
53 students taken ill after eating MDM, 9 critical

According to sources, the students were served soya beans with rice for the MDM today. Soon, they started vomiting and experienced severe stomach ache. The school principal has accused the local Self-Help Group (SHG) of providing low quality food to the students.

  • Friday, 19 August 2022
Dhenkanal youth jumps off hospital building after failing to end life earlier
Dhenkanal youth jumps off hospital building after failing to end life earlier

When asked the reason behind the repeated suicide attempts by the youth, his family members were not able to clarify the reasons.

  • Saturday, 13 August 2022
Man beheads wife over 'extra-marital' affair, walks with severed head for 12km
Man beheads wife over 'extra-marital' affair, walks with severed head for 12km

Later, locals stopped him near Janghira under Sadar police limits while he was carrying her wife's head in his hands. 

  • Friday, 15 July 2022
Tathagata says he is 'no longer associated with BJD'
Tathagata says he is 'no longer associated with BJD'

In 2019, Satpathy openly announced that he was bidding goodbye to electoral politics to actively concentrate on journalism following the wish of his son. 

  • Sunday, 22 May 2022
Dhenkanal: More skeletons tumble out of pre-activated SIM card racket mastermind’s cupboard 
Dhenkanal: More skeletons tumble out of pre-activated SIM card racket mastermind’s cupboard 

“The cyber cell of Odisha Crime Branch had seized over 19,000 pre-activated SIM cards in Dhenkanal district few days ago. In this connection, the CB has taken mastermind Dushmant Sahu and his two aides on a five-day remand and launched an investigation,” said Crime Branch ADG Sanjeeb Panda. 

  • Wednesday, 04 May 2022
Giant King Cobras
Giant King Cobras Rescued From Temple Premises

Two King Cobras were rescued from a temple premises in Kapilas, Dhenkanal.

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  • Sunday, 17 April 2022
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