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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 […]

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Odisha: Elderly Man Hacked To Death For Opposing Eve Teasing

Dhenkanal: An elderly man in Kankadasoda village under Parjang police limits was allegedly hacked to death by miscreants on Friday over passing of lewd comments to his granddaughter. As per reports, two youths allegedly attacked Purnachandra Bai and his son Mohan Bai after Mohan’s daughter and Purnachandra’s granddaughter complained of eve-teasing by some lechers of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Odisha: Farmer Trampled To Death By Elephant, Close Shave For Son

Kamakhyanagar: A farmer was killed after being trampled by a wild elephant while his son had a close shave at Kandarasinga village under Mahaveer Road forest range here in Dhenkanal district on Thursday. The incident occurred when Niranjan Swain and his son was returning from his land on cycle after harvesting paddy. The wild tusker, […]

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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 […]

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Rape And Murder Of 4-Year-Old Girl In Dhenkanal: Police Arrest Prime Accused

Dhenkanal: The police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested the prime accused in the alleged rape and murder of a four-year-old girl whose mutilated body was found in a nullah at Kharakhari village in the district on Saturday. The Kankadahada police station, which is investigating the case, will produce the accused in a local court […]

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Odisha: Finance Firm Employee Attacked, Robbed Of Rs 43,000 In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Three bike-borne miscreants allegedly looted Rs 43,000 cash from an employee of a private finance company after attacking him with sharp weapons on Muktapashi-Karla road near Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal district on Tuesday. As per reports, Mahendra Sagar Barik, the collection agent of the finance firm was returning from Muktapashi after collecting cash from a […]

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Labourer electrocuted to death in Kamakhyanagar

Dhenkanal: Tension gripped Tumusingha area of Kamakhyanagar today after a labourer was electrocuted to death while 2 others sustained grievous injuries after coming in contact with an 11-KV live wire in the district. The deceased has been identified as Srikant Behera, a resident of Harijan Sahi in Dhobabahali of Dhenkanal district. According to sources, the […]

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Kidney ailments plague Odisha village

Dhenkanal: Contaminated water seems to have taken a toll on the villagers of Bhaliatilla in Kamakhyanagar of the district as 15 people have allegedly died within 3 years due to kidney-related ailments. Locals alleged that the health condition of many villagers has deteriorated over a period of time by consuming iron particles containing water from […]

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Matric question paper surfaces on social media, again

Kamakhyanagar/Jagatsinghpur: After MIL, English, Mathematics and Science subjects, question paper of Social Science of Matriculation examination went viral on social media in Kamakhyanagar and Jagatsinghpur on the last day of the exam. As per reports, photographs of Social Science question paper were circulated on WhatsApp within one hour of the commencement of the exam. Barring […]

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Elephant Menace: Man killed, houses damaged in separate incidents

Dhenkanal/Rairangpur: In yet another case of man-animal conflict, a villager of Jakka under Kamakhyanagar police limits in Dhenkanal district was trampled to death by an elephant today. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Gadadhara Moharana had gone to a nearby forest to collect woods near Kusumajodi village when the elephant attacked him. Demanding compensation […]

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Mysterious fire: Villagers perform puja to appease deity in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Around 50 houses of Kandarasinga village under Kamakhyanagar block in the district were reduced to ashes in separate fire mishaps that have occurred at regular interval for last ten days. Though the reason behind fire mishaps is yet to be established, villagers believe that goddess is angry upon them for some reason for which […]

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Fire mishap: Over 50 families rendered homeless in six days

Dhenkanal: Over 50 families were rendered homeless after their houses were reduced to ashes in a series of fire mishaps in the last six days in Kandarasinga village under Kamakhyanagar police limits in the district. In a span of six days, as many as 40 houses of more than 50 families have been reduced to […]

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Prime accused in 2 murders in Kamakhyanagar arrested

Dhenkanal: Kamakhyanagar Police on Saturday informed that the prime accused in two murders committed on June 5 and November 24 has been arrested. Police have also arrested two others in this connection. As per reports, prime accused identified as one Purshotam Sahu of Patharakata village along with his two associates allegedly murdered Deepak Biswal and […]

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Ornaments worth lakhs looted from Ram Mandir

Dhenkanal: Unidentified miscreants looted ornaments and valuables worth lakhs of rupees from Ram Mandir in Malpura village under Kamakhyanagar police station of the district late Thursday night. The incident came to light a day later when the temple priest came to open the temple early today. Shocked after finding the locks and the grills of the […]

Another farmer dies, BJP blocks NH demanding compensation

Dhenkanal: Tension prevailed in Kamakhyanagar block of Dhenkanal district after activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party today blocked the NH-53 near Baunsapal Chhak protesting death of a farmer and demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased. According to sources, Basu Hembram, a farmer of Lembupal village in Baunsapal panchayat here had consumed poison on […]

Drought scare looms over Dhenkanal, Kandhamal in wake of deficient rain

Dhenkanal/Phulbani: Scanty rainfall has raised drought apprehension in Dhenkanal and Kandhamal districts even as the farmers are eagerly waiting for good downpour to expedite agriculture work. Several parts of the districts have received below average rainfall this year which halted the tilling activities. Less than expected rainfall in July has left the fields completely dry […]

Minor tied to pole, beaten mercilessly over theft in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A minor boy was allegedly beaten black and blue by the villagers in Jiridimali under Kamakhyanagar police limits after he was caught stealing from a shop here on Monday. As per the sources, the villagers complained of theft from a shop near Jiridimali Chhak on Saturday night. Later, they somehow managed to nab the […]

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Newborn baby boy found abandoned in bush

Kamakhyanagar: A newborn baby boy was found abandoned amid a bush near Kantapala village here under Kankadahada police station in Dhenkanal district in the wee hours of Monday. The baby, presumably a day or two old, was spotted inside the bush after his wails were heard by one Mangala Dehury of the village. The infant […]

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Elephant attack: Tusker tramples two in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Two persons lost their lives in an elephant attack at Icchabatipur village in Aanlabereni Section under Kamakhyanagar West Range of Dhenkanal Forest Division at 4.30 am today. One among the deceased, Surendra Nayak, is a priest of the village temple and the other was identified as Babita Behera. While Nayak was trampled by the […]

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Women lead anti liquor protests, face resistance from police!

Kamakhyanagar/Sambalpur/Baliapal: The anti-liquor protest gained momentum in the state today as scores of women joined the anti liquor movement to destroy liquor manufacturing units at various places in Dhenkanal, Baleswar and Sambalpur districts. However, some protestors along with Kamakhyanagar SDPO in Dhenkanal sustained injuries in the melee when they started pelting stones at the Rengali […]

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Kamakhyanagar councillors call for bandh, normal life hit

Dhenkanal: Demanding repair of NH 53 and construction of drainage system in the town, Kamakhyanagar Notified Area Council (NAC) councillors are today, observing a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh. The bandh has paralysed normal traffic in the town besides shops and business establishments remaining closed. “The sub-collector and officials of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) had […]

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SEC recommends CB probe into Tarabha youth murder case

Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) today recommended Crime Branch probe into the murder of Salman Rout of Tarabha village under Sadar Police limits in Dhenkanal district on February 13 this year. The Commission has recommended the Home department for a Crime Branch probe into the case on the basis of the report of the […]

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Beer factory security guard crushed to death by elephant

Kamakhyanagar: In a tragic incident, a security guard working at a beer factory was trampled to death by an elephant at Sogar under Paschimanchal range in Dhenkanal district last night. The deceased, identified as Judhistir Sahu of Nuagaon village of Chhendipada, faced the wrath of the elephant while he had gone to a nearby field […]