Tag: Keonjhar

ATM loot bid in Odisha's Keonjhar foiled as man wakes up in dead night 
ATM loot bid in Odisha's Keonjhar foiled as man wakes up in dead night 

On seeing the man, the miscreants fired into the air, abused him in Hindi and warned him against coming closer.  The person went back and told some other people about the incident. 

  • Sunday, 25 February 2024
Sarpanch kneels before Tehsildar, begs him for developmental works in panchayat in Odisha's Keonjhar
Sarpanch kneels before Tehsildar, begs him for developmental works in panchayat in Odisha's Keonjhar

When contacted, Anandapur Sub-Collector Chitaranjan Mahanta said, “I have sought an explanation from the Tehsildar, and appropriate action in this regard will be taken.”

  • Sunday, 18 February 2024
Damaged road in Keonjhar
Forgotten promises! Damaged road, incomplete bridge highlight ‘govt apathy’ in Odisha

Local residents have expressed their resentment over the apathy by the administration.

  • Friday, 16 February 2024
Two killed, one critical as bike rams into stationary truck in Keonjhar
Two killed, one critical as bike rams into stationary truck in Keonjhar

As per reports, a man, a woman, and a five-year-old girl of Azad Basti of Joda area were on the bike. The bike was reportedly moving at breakneck speed and hit the truck from behind. 

  • Tuesday, 13 February 2024
Orissa HC stay on machine-aided sand lifting blatantly violated by mafia!
Orissa HC stay on machine-aided sand lifting blatantly violated by mafia!

As for the rampant sand loot, Subhendu Kumar Samal, ADM (Revenue) of Jajpur said, “The issues related to sand leasing and mining are the lookout of the steel and mines department. The deputy director of minor minerals will look into that. I will tell the deputy director of minor minerals to take up the issue with the district-level committee.” 

  • Saturday, 27 January 2024
‘Sitabinji’: The abode of Goddess Sita in Odisha's Keonjhar tells myriad tales from Treta Yuga
‘Sitabinji’: The abode of Goddess Sita in Odisha's Keonjhar tells myriad tales from Treta Yuga

The famous shrine of ‘Sitabinji’ situated at Danguapashi village in Odisha’s Keonjhar is a place of great religious significance and home to many mythological stories from the Ramayana era. It is 6 km away from Ghatagaon.

  • Tuesday, 16 January 2024
Keonjhar Juang tribals launch unique protest over lack of road, electricity 
Keonjhar Juang tribals launch unique protest over lack of road, electricity 

Juang tribals alleged that though they apprised the block administration of the urgency for a pucca road and electricity in the past, no step has been taken.

  • Tuesday, 02 January 2024
Elephant, Feath, Truck, Telkoi, Keonjhar
Tusker dies after being hit by iron-laden truck in Odisha's Keonjhar

An iron-laden truck was on its way from Keonjhar towards Pallahara. At that time, the tusker was crossing the NH-49 near Kantabahal when the truck hit the pachyderm.

  • Tuesday, 26 December 2023
 Keonjhar’s MSCB University merges with Dharanidhar University
MSCB University merges with Keonjhar’s Dharanidhar University

The Odisha government has merged the second campus of Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo (MSCB) University with Keonjhar's Dharanidhar University

  • Friday, 01 December 2023
Thermal drone cam spots sick elephant calf in Odisha; treatment process begins   
Thermal drone cam spots sick elephant calf in Odisha; treatment process begins   

The Forest Department came to know about the sick calf from the visuals recorded by a thermal drone camera.

  • Tuesday, 21 November 2023
Stillborn baby with no head, hands delivered by woman in Odisha 
Stillborn baby with no head, hands delivered by woman in Odisha 

Later on the day, she gave birth to another baby girl. But it was a stillborn one with no head and hands. 

  • Sunday, 19 November 2023
20 minor hostel students fall sick in Keonjhar, hospitalised  
20 minor hostel students fall sick in Keonjhar, hospitalised  

At the prayer session at the school, they complained of feeling uneasy. Minutes later, they suffered from bouts of vomiting, diarrhoea and headache. They were immediately rushed to Keonjhar DHH where they are now undergoing treatment. 

  • Saturday, 14 October 2023
'Double murder' shocks Keonjhar: Bodies of ex-sarpanch, husband found in well; probe launched
'Double murder' shocks Keonjhar: Bodies of ex-sarpanch, husband found in well; probe launched

According to sources, Niranjan Patra worked as a ‘Gram Rakhi’ at local police outpost and lived with his wife Rambha Patra, the former sarpanch of K Baliapal panchayat.

  • Thursday, 14 September 2023
Lady cop demands bribe to settle vigilance case
Keonjhar lady cop demands bribe to settle vigilance case, audio goes viral

Following the incident, the concerned lady constable has been transferred to Balasore.

  • Sunday, 27 August 2023
Naxal attack in Jharkhand
Odia jawan martyred in naxal attack in Jharkhand

After the encounter, both the injured jawans were airlifted to Ranchi for better treatment. At the hospital one was declared dead, said Chaibasa Police.

  • Friday, 11 August 2023
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