Irate over the development, the family members felt insulted and declared Chandini publicly dead. Later on the 11th day of the marriage, they called their friends and relatives and performed the post-death rituals of the girl.
When Junasa didn’t recover after taking medicines, the family members branded him with a hot iron to cure the illness.
Ostracised from society over the marriage, George returned home recently after leading a life of misery for around two decades.
As rain is continuing in the upper catchment area, it is expected that the water flow in the river will rise further. Local residents are in a state of panic as the situation may lead to the inundation of low-lying areas.
Some Maoists broke open the jail on March 24, 2006. Taking advantage of the situation, some prisoners along with Purnachandra had escaped from the jail.
Ghodahada river near the village is overflowing due to the incessant rainfall for the last few days. Without a bridge over the river, the village has been completely cut-off from the mainland.
Tension prevailed in the area following the incident. Irate local people have reportedly detained the driver of the vehicle and thrashed him.
The Crime Branch team started the probe by visiting the house of the deceased and interacting with her family members. It is pertinent to mention here that Soudamini was found hanging on school premises in February this year.
Far from feeling guilty for his action, Chandrasekhar came to his village while carrying the severed head all along the village road. Then he put it on the verandah of his house.
The officials found an Indian giant squirrel in captivity during the raid. They rescued the rare animal and arrested one person.
As per the allegations, Jyotsna Ray, the lady Sub-Inspector posted at Mohana police station had initially taken a bribe of Rs 20,000 from one Prerit Majhi of Nudruj village on the pretext of releasing an auto-rickshaw that was seized on the charges of being used for ganja smuggling.
After tracking the mobile phone, it was found that the video was not shot from Tamil Nadu, rather it was shot in Mumbai.
15 years after the laying of the foundation stone, Mahendratanaya irrigation project in Gajapati district is yet to see the light of the day. Long delay in the construction work of the project has left thousands of beneficiary local residents in sheer misery.
Long delay in the construction work has left the locals, especially the farmers in the region, irked.
Tibetan refugees living in Chandragiri, Jiranga and Labarsingh camps have reportedly been included in the State Food Security Act (SFSC).
She was rushed to Paralakhemundi District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). However, she was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Foreign devotees can meet Puri Gajapati, Adi Shankaracharya and servitors. Then, they should not be debarred from meeting Lord Jagannath inside the temple, pointed out Lal.
Mahendragiri hill, located 1000 metre above mean sea level, is one of the biological, ecological and archaeological important mountain ecosystems in Odisha.
A Block Development Officer, trekked 10kms through dense forests to understand the problems faced by tribals living in remote and inaccessible areas.The BDO of R. Udayagiri block in Odisha's Gajapati district won the hearts of the local people as no government official has ever visited the village.
A youth allegedly duped several persons to the tune of Rs 15 lakh on fake promise of providing them jobs. The incident has been reported from Nuasahi area under Mohana block in Gajapati district. Accused Mark Pradhan, introduced himself as Ashish Pradhan, had set up Holiness Women’s Welfare Foundation.