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Temple Open
Ghatagaon Maa Tarini Temple In Keonjhar Opens For Darshan Of Devotees

After a two-month hiatus, Maa Tarini Temple at Ghatagaon in Keonjhar district reopened for devotees today (August 10).

Murder
Odisha Man Rapes Mother-In-Law After Killing Sister-In-Law Over Family Feud

In a shocking incident, a man allegedly murdered his sister-in-law and then sexually assaulted his mother-in-law following a family feud. This disturbing incident has been reported from Kiriburu under Balani police limits of Keonjhar district.

Chaiti Parba
Chaiti Parba Of Maa Tarini In Keonjhar Kicks Off Amid Covid-19 Curbs

Keonjhar: The famous Chaiti Parba of Maa Tarini kicked off at Ghatgaon in the district from today with all Covid-19 guidelines in place. According to reports, the temple and district…

fire mishap
Massive Fire Damages Abandoned Bio-Diesel Plant In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A major fire broke out at an abandoned biodiesel production plant located at Raghuala Sahi under Champua police limits of Keonjhar district on Friday evening. Though no casualties have been reported yet, the flames have engulfed the nearby forest and farmland destroying rich medicinal plants and cultivation in huge tract of land, said locals. […]

COVID-19
Covid-19 Resurgence In Odisha: Restricted Dola Yatra In Jagatsinghpur, No Public Celebrations In Keonjhar

Keonjhar/Jagatsinghpur: As the country braces for a resurgence in COVID cases, two districts in Odisha– Keonjhar and Jagatsinghpur– on Wednesday, issued two different sets of guidelines for the celebration of Dola Jatra later this month. The Jagatsinghpur district administration on Wednesday released an order, completely banning Holi celebrations in public places. However, it suggested partial […]

Keonjhar
'Bring My Child Back,' Appeals Odisha Woman Whose 'Pet' Wild Boar Was Seized

Keonjhar: Call it a love for wildlife or a mother’s unrelenting love, Kuntala Kumari Penthei from Purushottampur village in the district can easily be spotted every noon in the nearby jungle calling out her pet ‘Dhuda’, a wild boar. It has been over a year since Kuntala lost her younger daughter to illness. But the […]

Barbil
Odisha: Woman Gang-Raped On Pretext Of Offering Lift, 2 Held

Keonjhar: A woman was allegedly gang-raped by two dumper drivers on Friday night at Roida square under Barbil Police limits in Keonjhar district. As per reports, two drivers in a dumper truck picked up the woman while she was returning home from work on the pretext of providing her a lift. However, as per the […]

Poachers-arrested
Odisha: Poachers Set Forest In Keonjhar On Fire To Hunt Wild Animals, 3 Held

Bhubaneswar: Even as a devastating wildfire continues to devour the Similipal Tiger Reserve and Sanctuary in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, 140 km west in Keonjhar district poachers allegedly set the Jharabeda jungles on fire to hunt wild animals. As per reports, three poachers have been arrested on Friday for causing the fire that has spread […]

Bear Critical After Being Hit By Unknown Vehicle In Keonjhar
Bear Critical After Being Hit By Unknown Vehicle In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A bear was critically injured after it was hit by an unidentified vehicle on National Highway No-10 near Katarabeda Chhak, under Ghatagaon forest range in Keonjhar district in the early hours on Thursday. A forest department team from Ghatagaon rescued the injured bear and took it to the office of the Divisional Forest Officer […]

Accident (2)
WATCH: Truck Plunges Into Bus From Flyover, Narrow Escape For Passengers

Keonjhar: Passengers of a bus had a providential escape when a truck overturned partly on the vehicle after plunging some 20-feet below a highway near Shalapada under Anandpur police limits in the district on Friday. According to reports, the driver of the truck lost control of the high speed vehicle while running on the flyover. […]

elephant attack
Odisha: Woman Killed In Elephant Attack In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident, an elderly woman was killed after an elephant attacked her in the courtyard of her house at Jagmohanpur under Telkoi forest range in the district last night. The deceased has been identified as Janaki Padhan, the widow of Dibakar Padhan. The tusker wreaked havoc in the village for the last […]

True Pulwama Tribute: Odisha Man Offers Free Auto Service In Memory Of Fallen Heroes
True Pulwama Tribute: Odisha Man Offers Free Auto Service In Memory Of Fallen Heroes

Keonjhar: As the country pays a moment of silence to mark the second anniversary of Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir which claimed lives of 40 soldiers, a resident of Odisha has launched free auto rickshaw service in his area remembering the ultimate sacrifice by the country’s brave hearts. Narendra Sena, a resident of […]

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2017 Sundergarh Gang Rape Case: 3 Accused Awarded 20 Years RI

Keonjhar: The Keonjhar district and sessions court on Thursday awarded 20 years rigorous imprisonment to three persons for allegedly gang raping a woman in Sundergarh district in 2017. The Court has slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 each on all the accused. One of the accused has also been awarded an additional sentence of three […]

House Gets A New Life After Jack Lifting In Keonjhar
#Watch: House Gets A New Life After Jack Lifting In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: There is a way to do it better-find it. Going by the quote, a man in Keonjhar has attempted to save his low-lying house from frequent floods by lifting it four feet from the ground using screw jacks for reconstruction. According to reports, the family of one Manoj Nayak was suffering from all kinds […]

Niranjan-Patnaik
Attack On OPCC Chief: Odisha Congress Moves OHRC

Bhubaneswar: The Congress party of State unit on Thursday moved Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) seeking action against the local police for their callousness in connection with the attack on OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik’s vehicle and his personal security officer Rakesh Singh in Keonjhar a few days ago. A Congress delegation led by party spokesperson […]

Niranjan
Odisha: Three More Arrested For Attack Bid On OPCC Chief Niranjan Patnaik

Keonjhar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested three more persons in connection with the attack on Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Niranjan Patnaik’s vehicle and his personal security officer Rakesh Singh. The trio has been identified as Deepak Kumar Tarei, Sibananda Dehury and Santosh Naik. The total number of arrests in connection with the […]

Maa-Tarini
Maa Tarini Temple At Ghatagaon Reopens Its Door For Public. Know Guidelines For Darshan

Keonjhar: The famous Maa Tarini Temple at Ghatagaon in Keonjhar district reopened for devotees on Monday after remaining closed for almost nine months due to Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. Servitors and their family members were allowed entry into the shrine first between 8 am to 9 am while the general public will be allowed […]

Niranjan-Patnaik
Odisha: Attack Bid On PCC President Niranjan Patnaik In Keonjhar, FIR Lodged

Keonjhar: In yet another instance of growing political violence in Odisha, unidentified miscreants allegedly attempted to attack Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik on Sunday. As per preliminary reports, four to five miscreants intercepted Patnaik’s vehicle during his visit to Keonjhar district today. The incident occurred near Kashipur under the Town Police limits. The […]

Maa Tarini Temple To Reopen From Tomorrow, SOPs Released
Maa Tarini Temple To Reopen From Tomorrow, SOPs Released

Keonjhar: The Maa Tarini Temple at Ghatagaon in Keonjhar district will reopen its doors for devotees from tomorrow i.e. January 18 after a closure of more than 9 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. A series of guidelines have been issued by the Maa Tarini Thakurani Temple Trust Board to ensure devotees […]

Trial room
Odisha: Youth Detained For Filming Girl In Trial Room

Keonjhar: A youth was detained for allegedly trying to capture photographs and videos of a girl secretly while she was changing clothes in the trial room of a shopping mall in the town on Thursday. According to reports, a girl had gone to the V Mart Mall in the town to buy clothes. After selecting […]

Salary withheld
Odisha: Staff Salaries Of 5 Schools Withheld For Violating Covid Guidelines

Keonjhar: The Keonjhar district education officer on Friday withheld the salaries of the headmaster and all the teaching and non-teaching staff of as many as five schools for the month of January on charges of violation of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Covid-19 issued by the State School and Mass Education department. The move […]

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Odisha: 4 Killed, 4 Others Injured After SUV Overturns In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In a tragic incident, four persons were killed and four others injured after a SUV in which they were travelling overturned at Somagiri under Pandapada police limits in the district late on Wednesday night. The SUV carrying 11 persons was coming to Jirang near Harichandanpur in the district while the vehicle lost control and […]

Odisha
Untold Story Of Keonjhar Village - A Nature's Paradise But With Painful Life

Keonjhar: A magnificent spectacle tucked in the lap of nature, this Keonjhar village is a picturesque scene worth dreaming for outsiders but for the locals here, life is pain. Surrounded by Kanjhari Dam from three sides and a river on the other, Khamanagoda is just 13 miles away from the district headquarters of Keonjhar, but […]

Keonjhar asphyxiation death
Marriage Party Turns Fatal In Keonjhar! 2 Including Minor Die Of Asphyxiation, 2 Critical

Keonjhar: A marriage reception party turned fatal for two persons, including a minor boy after they died of asphyxiation, while they were sleeping in a room with the generator on at Kathabari village under Sadar police limits of Keonjhar district late on Thursday night. The two deceased have been identified as Badal Nayak (15) and […]

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Odisha: Covid Warrior Found Dead In Hotel Room In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A doctor working at a Covid-19 hospital in Ranki was found dead in a hotel room in the district on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Asha Charan Majhi from Jamda village of Mayurbhanj district. Majhi was sleeping in the hotel room for a long time. When a hotel staff tried to wake […]