Tag: Keonjhar

HC orders for declaration of result of no trust vote against Anandpur civic body

Cuttack: The High Court today directed the Keonjhar district administration to announce result of the no trust vote against Anandpur civic body chief held in July last year. The court also rejected the writ petition of the urban body chairperson Saraswati Jena who sought a stay on declaration of result. 12 councillors had taken part […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Chicken died due to cold in Keonjhar; bird flu in Rourkela, says secy

Bhubaneswar/Rourkela: The chickens have not been affected with avian flu in Rourkela, but a zoo bird and a crow have been tested positive for the H5N1 virus, says Fisheries and Animal Husbandry secretary Bishnupada Sethy said. “Bird flu has not detected in chicken in Rourkela area, but in a zoo bird and a crow in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bird flu scare in Rourkela, Keonjhar town; vets on toes

Rourkela/Keonjhar: Suspecting spread of bird flu in Rourkela, the Sundargarh administration has formed four teams to collect blood samples of birds in the steel city and nearby areas. Talking to newsmen, Rourkela Sub Collector Himanshu Sekhar Behera said, “The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) authorities were asked to close the Indira Gandhi Park for visitors suspecting […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Six proposals get Cabinet nod; LI projects to be named after Parbati Giri

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today approved six proposals. Talking to media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the Cabinet decided to name all Lift Irrigation (LI) projects after eminent female freedom fighter Parbati Giri, nicknamed as Mother Teresa […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Woman trampled to death by tusker in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In yet another incident of elephant attack, a woman was trampled to death by a tusker at Sijukala village under Champua forest range in Keonjhar district this morning. The deceased was identified as Laly Mohanty, wife of Ramesh Mohanty of Sijukala village. When Laly had gone to the backyard of her house to attend […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cold wave grips Odisha; Phulbani shivers at 6.6 degree C

Bhubaneswar: As predicted by the local Met office here, most parts of Odisha have come under intense cold wave with mercury dipping to below 10 degree Celsius at six places in interior south and western Odisha today. According to a Met release this evening, temperature went down to the lowest in Phulbani at 6.6 degree […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
5-month-old boy hurt in dog bite

Keonjhar: In a bizarre incident, a five-month-old boy suffered critical injuries in an attack by two puppies while sleeping on his house verandah at Niebuga village under Bamabari police limits of Keonjhar district. Initially, the baby boy was taken to the Jhumpura Primary Health Centre with the help of an ASHA worker and later shifted […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Wrong blood transfusion: OHRC seeks report from collector

Bhubaneswar: Taking suo moto cognizance into the death of a woman due to alleged transfusion of wrong blood at Keonjhar district headquarters hospital yesterday, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Thursday asked the district collector and health secretary Pramod Kumar Meherda to submit report on the incident within four weeks. According to sources, OHRC […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Woman dies for wrong blood transfusion; FIR against CDMO

Keonjhar: Tension gripped the district headquarters hospital following the death of a patient due to alleged transfusion of wrong blood. Family members of the deceased lodged complaint against chief district medical officer (CDMO) and assistant district medical officer (ADMO), holding the medical authorities responsible for the unfortunate incident. Sukanti Nayak of Old Bazar area in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Sec 144 at venue of farmers' rally; over 400 farmers detained

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of a mega farmers’ convention to be held in the State Capital today, hundreds of members of Navnirman Krushak Sanghathan have been detained by police at various places of the State today and prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC was clamped at the Hitech square here, which is the venue of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Man strangulates daughter after tiff with wife

Keonjhar: Police today arrested a man for strangulating his four-year-old daughter in sleep. The arrested has been identified as Santosh Mohanta of Sahadapur village under Sadar Police Station limits. Talking to media persons, Santosh’s wife Phulamani Mohanta said her husband used to beat her up every day. “On November 28, my husband returned to his […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
2 killed, 2 injured as truck hits van in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In a tragic incident, two persons were killed and two others sustained critical injuries after a speeding truck hit a cattle-laden van on National Highway-49 near Bebartapashi area under Sadar police station here on Friday morning. According to sources, the incident took place in the wee hours of Friday. The speeding truck lost control […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Construction of Kusei bridge near Belabahali continues amid tight security

Anandpur: A day after a violent clash between the locals and the police, construction of Kusei bridge continued near Belabahali today amid tight security. Reports said though the situation in the area is normal, palpable tension still prevails in Belabahali village. Sources said the people of Belabahali village are in a meeting today to decide […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Belabahali tense again after public-police clash over Kusei bridge

Anandpur: Tension resurfaced once again in Belabahali in Keonjhar district over the construction of a bridge over Kusei River as locals clashed with police. While the construction on the Kusei bridge began with work being undertaken on an approach road from Anandpur side, locals protesting the construction of the bridge clash with the police. Police […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Sec 144 imposed at Belabahali in Keonjhar

Anandpur:  In a bid to avoid any untoward incident during its third attempt to resume the construction work of a new bridge on Kusei river near Belabahali village of Anandpur sub division in Keonjhar, the district administration has clamped prohibitory orders under Sec 144 in the area. According to sources, elaborate security arrangements have been […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021