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5 villagers injured in bear attack in Keonjhar

Champua: Human-bear conflict has assumed grave proportions in Odisha after five more persons were injured by a bear which strayed into human habitation in Keonjhar district today. Five villagers of Rajabasa, Siriabahala and Hundula under Balibandha forest beat were attacked by a bear while they had gone outside to attend nature’s call, said sources. The […]

‘Mysterious’ animal kills 2 sheep in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: The mystery behind the killing of sheep deepened with two more sheep deaths reported from Kasia village under Jhumpura block of Keonjhar district today. According to reports, the unidentified animal reportedly killed two sheep and injured three others.  The sheep belonged to a villager identified as Sidhu Munda. Following the incident, Revenue Inspector of […]

After paddy now tasar farming under pest menace

Keonjhar: While the suffering of paddy farmers due to the pest menace is yet to get over, damage by pests is haunting tasar silk farmers in Kasia village of Malada panchayat under Jhumpura block here in the district. According to sources, majority of the villagers are tribal farmers and nearly 70 farmers of the village […]