Tag: Keonjhar

First of its kind digital dispensaries to come up in Odisha’s Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Odisha denizens especially who are living in far flung remote areas will now be able to avail free of cost and good quality high-tech health care facilities and see top health experts with first of its kind digital dispensaries about to come up in Keonjhar district. As per sources, three modernized digitalised dispensaries based […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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DA case: Palasapanga panchayat VLW in Vig net

Keonjhar: The Vigilance sleuths today raided houses and office of Palasapanga panchayat Village Level Worker (VLW) Brahmananda Barik on charges of amassing disproportionate asset. Simultaneous searches were made by the Vigilance at the VLW’s houses located in Naranapura and Tantidihi in Kanjipani and office at Palasapanga. Briefing newsmen about the raid, Vigilance DSP Harekrusna Majhi […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
CBI arrests station manager for graft

Keonjhar: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths on Tuesday arrested Keonjhar district’s Jaroli railway station manager Subash Chandra Bhukta from his office for allegedly accepting bribe from a transport agency. According to sources, a CBI team of Bhubaneswar conducted a raid and caught the station manager red-handed while he was taking Rs 7000 bribe from […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Satyajeet wants to grow as a national-level singer

He has become a sensation in Odisha ever since he was seen on a national TV channel in the famous reality show- Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champ. His magic voice stole the hearts of jury members on stage on the day of his first audition in Mumbai and all of them unanimously pushed […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Distress sale forces Keonjhar farmers to dump sacks of tomatoes near Collectorate

Keonjhar: Though farmers in the district expected fetching profit out of their bumper harvest of tomatoes this year, distress sale has sadly shattered the hope the farming community in the district. Getting frustrated over the distress sale in absence of storage facilities, the farmers staged protest outside the Collectorate in an innovative way by dumping […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
1st phase panchayat polls: No polling in 9 GPs in 8 dists

Bhubaneswar: The first phase panchayat polls which began in Odisha this morning, witnessed poll boycott in nine Gram Panchayats in eight districts. In Khurda district, villagers of Daruthenga panchayat on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar boycotted the elections demanding shifting of the dump yard. The villagers did not turn up for voting at 13 booths in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Champua DFO in Vigilance net

Keonjhar: Vigilance officials today raided the house of Champua Forest Range Officer (DFO) Bharat Kumar Ghadei in Keonjhar district for allegedly amassing properties disproportionate to his known source of income. The Vigilance team conducted simultaneous raid on Ghadei’s house and office at Champua, house at Aiginia in Bhubaneswar, two houses in Rourkela and another house […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Police raid at gas agency owned by BJP’s Keonjhar District chief

Keonjhar: The district police on Tuesday raided at a gas agency owned by the Keonjhar District BJP president Radhakant Mahanta on charges of selling gas cylinders at prices higher than the demarcated one to Ujjwala beneficiaries in Khireitangiri under Turumunga police limits. The police raid was conducted at Jay Shreeram Indane Gramin Vitarak and 674 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
14 injured as bus turns turtle after hitting tree in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: As many as 14 persons were injured after a private bus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned after hitting a tree in Kaliaprasad area here in the wee hours on Thursday. According to sources, the incident took place at around 4.30 am today when the bus- Dildar was on its way […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Businessman found murdered in shop

Anandpur: A cement and iron rod business man was found murdered at his shop Khalana under Ramachandrapur police station here in Keonjhar district over suspected previous enmity last night. Following the murder incident, fellow shop keepers and local residents blocked the NH 215 at Khalana square, burning tyres. They demanded immediate arrest of the accused […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Locals block NH demanding underground passway

Anandpur: Vehicular traffic between Keonjhar and Panikoili came to a grinding halt today in the morning due to a road blockade on National Highway-215 staged by the locals at Salapada here demanding an underground passway. Hundreds of heavy vehicles, buses and cars stood on both side of the road as the locals sat on a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Two cops killed in road mishap

Anandpur: Two constables were killed in a tragic road accident at Pauchia Chhak near Harichandanpur in Keonjhar district this afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Alokjyoti Das (32) of Sampatna village and Sushant Nayak (26) of Pandapada village. The two deceased constables of Odisha Armed Police Force (OAPF) posted at Keonjhar Reserve Police were […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Anandpur civic body chief dethroned

Keonjhar: Anandpur civic body Chairperson Saraswati Jena was ousted from the post after she was defeated in the no trust vote held in July last year.

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Girl student dies after being hit by trailer

Keonjhar: Tension ran high near College chhak area near Harichandanpur here after a class IX girl student was killed after being hit by a trailer on Saturday morning. The deceased has been identified as Reni Sahoo. According to sources, the incident took place at 9 am. A speeding trailer hit Reni causing her death on […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Couple charred to death in Anandapur

Anandapur: In a tragic incident, a couple charred to death after a major fire broke out while they were sleeping in their house in Belabahali in Keonjhar district late on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Saheb Majhi and his wife Kuni Majhi. Though the exact reson behind the fire mishap is unknown, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021