Tag: Keonjhar

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
Incessant rain triggers flood-like situations in several parts of Odisha
Incessant rain triggers flood-like situations in several parts of Odisha

The residents of Biramaharajpur area in Subarnapur district have been severely affected as floodwater has entered many low-lying villages. Manisapali, Manisapali Jungle, Brahmanipalli, Baraghat and Krushnapalli villages are marooned after Harihara Jore dam released floodwater on Tuesday night.

  • Wednesday, 02 August 2023
Orissa High Court
Orissa High Court orders CBI probe into fake insurance claim cases in Keonjhar

Hearing a petition filed by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co. Ltd, the Court directed that the cases are to be handed over to the CBI for investigation.

  • Thursday, 20 July 2023
Man kills wife
Man kills wife using iron vili in Odisha’s Keonjhar

A man allegedly killed his wife using iron vili in Odisha’s Keonjhar district on Friday, police said.

  • Friday, 14 July 2023
Body of constable found in pond in front of police station in Keonjhar
Body of constable found in pond in front of police station in Keonjhar

Naik was recently transferred from Keonjhar district headquarters to Nandipada police station. However, his body was found floating in a pond located in front of the police station on Tuesday morning. 

  • Tuesday, 11 July 2023
5 dead, 9 critical as truck rams into wedding procession in Odisha
5 dead, 9 critical as truck rams into wedding procession in Odisha's Keonjhar

The mishap occurred in the wee hours of Wednesday at Sathighar Sahi near National Highway 20 passing through Keonjhar.

  • Wednesday, 28 June 2023
Siali creeper collection
Rath Yatra 2023: Siali creeper used to prepare chariot ropes of Lord Sri Baladev Jew in Keonjhar, know its significance

As per the tradition, the Bhuyan tribes in Keonjhar have the responsibility to collect ‘Siali’ creepers from various places in the Gandhamardan forest.

  • Friday, 16 June 2023
Pala Singer killed
Woman BJP leader stoned to death in Odisha’s Keonjhar

As per initial reports, Satyabhama was been allegedly stoned to death by some unidentified miscreants. Source said, Satyabhama was a former samiti member and was also vice president of Pandapada mandal for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Monday, 29 May 2023
Chinmay Mohanto with his pet parrot
Keonjhar youth arrested for uploading video of pet parrot on social media

He was arrested by the Forest Department on charges of violating the Wildlife Protection Act.

  • Thursday, 13 April 2023
Odisha’s Telkoi mango all set to go beyond state boundary 
Odisha’s Telkoi mango all set to go beyond state boundary 

Gone are the days when the mangoes grown in Telkoi didn’t get buyers and the farmers had to sell them at a throwaway price. This season, and in the coming season as well, Telkoi mango will be available not only across the state but also across the nation. 

  • Thursday, 13 April 2023
Watermelon crops damaged
Hailstorm damages watermelon crop in Keonjhar, leaves farmers in distress

The recent heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm due to western disturbance adversely affected the cultivation.  

  • Sunday, 02 April 2023
College girl student falls to death from rented house in Odisha's Keonjhar
College girl student falls to death from rented house in Odisha's Keonjhar

The local police are yet to ascertain the circumstances under which Ruchi fell down from the roof. She was immediately rushed to Barbil community health center. However, doctors declared her brought dead upon arrival.

  • Saturday, 11 March 2023
Women operate heavy earth moving machinery in Odisha
Women operate heavy earth moving machinery in Odisha

According to JSW Steel (Odisha mines division), nine women HEMM operators are currently placed at Jajang mine, Keonjhar, while 32 others are undergoing training.

  • Friday, 10 March 2023
Royal Bengal Tiger spotted in Odisha’s Keonjhar forest, pics go viral
Two Royal Bengal Tigers spotted in Odisha forests, pics go viral

The PCCF has directed the forest department to install more CCTV cameras to keep a track on the movement of the RBT.

  • Monday, 27 February 2023
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