With each passing day, the mystery behind the death of Assistant Conservator of Forest Officer (ACFO), of Paralakhemundi District Headquarters, Soumyaranjan Mohapatra, seems to be deepening further.
Dhenkanal: As many as seven forest department employees including two forest guards and five forest watchers sustained serious injuries after they were attacked with sticks, stones and missiles by a group of miscreants belonging to a local stone quarry mafia at Karadabani area under Nihalprasad police limits in the district on Saturday. The miscreants also […]
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 […]
Kendrapara: The State Election Commission (SEC) in Odisha has exempted Forest officials working in wildlife parks and sanctuaries of two districts from election duty in the forthcoming panchayat polls in the state as it would hamper the ongoing wildlife and turtle protection drive. SEC secretary Rabindranath Sahoo said the Forest official from wildlife parks and […]
Kendrapara: Forest officials have seized deer hide, antlers and 42 kg of venison at a village close to Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha and arrested one person in connection with it today. Bhagyadhar Mandal, one of those allegedly involved in killing the deer has been arrested from Khamarasahi village from Kendrapara district, they said. Akshya […]