Tag: Keonjhar

Suspected Encephalitis deaths: BJP team in Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday sent a fact finding team to Keonjhar after three children died due to suspected Japanese Encephalitis in Keonjhar in past ten days. The team led by party’s former MP Ananta Nayak will visit the villages to which the deceased children belonged and will take a stock of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Miscreants open fire, loot bikes in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Unknown miscreants opened fire at three persons and later decamped with two motor-cycles on Duburi-Naranpur road in Keonjhar district on Friday night. Sources said when one Jiten Singh Deo of Chaibasa in neighbouring Jharkhand district and his two friends were travelling on two motor-cycles, six miscreants came in two bikes and opened fire at […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Notification issued for auction of four mines

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday issued a notification inviting tenders for auctioning of four mines in the state. The steel and mines department of the state government issued the notification to e-auction three limestone and one manganese mine. The government invited bids for Uskalvagau, Kottameta and Garraamora limestone mines and Laserda-Pacheri manganese ore mine. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Crorepati doctor arrested in asset case

Keonjhar: Vigilance officials on Monday arrested ex-senior surgery specialist Jay Krushna Tripathy of the Keonjhar district headquarters hospital (DHH) on the allegation of amassing properties disproportionate to his known source of income. The total properties in the name of the doctor was calculated to be Rs 1,36,96,000. Sources said while a case was registered in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Admin urged to expedite Kusei bridge construction work

Anandpur: Hundreds of supporters today met the Keonjhar collector and submitted him a memorandum demanding early construction work of the Kusei bridge near Belabahali village. Reports said the supporters met the collector N Thirumala Nayak at a grievance meeting in Ghasipura block and expressed their concern over the tardy pace of work in the construction […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Keonjhar VLW in Vigilance net

Keonjhar: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday conducted simultaneous raids at houses of Soubhagya Rout, a village level worker (VLW) of Balabhadrapur gram panchayat under Ghatagaon block in the district, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Reports said, the anti-corruption officials raided Rout’s house at Keonjhar and two of his ancestral […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Anandpur College office vandalised over cancelation of nominations

Anandpur: Two days before the students’ union polls, some students allegedly ransacked office of Anandpur College here in Keonjhar district and set the furniture and some office computers on fire after the nomination of a presidential candidate was cancelled on the ground that the aspirant has criminal background. The college authorities said the vandalism is […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bandh disrupts normal life in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Normal life in the district came to a grinding halt on Wednesday as members of the United Action Committee (Milita Kriyanusthana Committee) called for a dawn-to-dusk bandh demanding fulfillment of their six-point charter of demands. As part of the protest, members of the body staged picketing and road blockades at various places in the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bailey bridge caves in for alleged low quality work

Keonjhar: Days before the inauguration, the bailey bridge over a tributary of river Rembhala at Kholagadia near Harichandanpur in the district, which was constructed at a cost of Rs 2.30 cr, caved in today due to alleged poor quality of work. Locals alleged low quality work led to the collapse and demanded high level inquiry […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Construction of medical colleges in Kalahandi, Keonjhar soon: Minister

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The Odisha government has expedited the process for construction of a government medical college and hospital in Kalahandi and Keonjhar district. This was revealed during a review meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, Health and Family Welfare minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Protests prompt dist admin to halt Belbahali bridge work

Keonjhar: The district administration has decided to halt the construction work of Belbahali bridge under Anandpur sub-division for two days as protest by the locals intensified on Monday. Keonjhar Collector N Tirumala Nayak informed this to media after consulting with other government senior officials. “There will be no construction work on the river for two […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Old man kills self, poisons grandson

Anandpur: In a bizarre incident, an old man committed suicide by consuming poison and attempted to kill his grandson by poisoning him at Bahia village under Anandpur police station in Keonjhar district today. Critically injured grandson of the deceased is undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Sources said deceased Bimbadhar Nayak committed the crime in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Jumbo herd stranded in river Baitarani after water level rises

Keonjhar: A herd of eight elephants has been stranded since Sunday night in river Baitarani here at Erendei village near Patana in the district after water level increased suddenly due to incessant rain for last two days. The forest department has launched operation to rescue the animals after the local residents informed the officials. The […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Attack on Home Guards: 2 complaints lodged at Ghasipura PS

Two police complaints were registered at the Ghasipura police station of Keonjhar district today after four Home Guards were injured in an attack of residents of Belbahali village yesterday

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Telkoi MLA meets CM; seeks security

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the police arrested seven persons for the attack on him, BJD’s Telkoi MLA Vedvyas Nayak met chief minister Naveen Patnaik today at his residence here seeking security for himself. Accompanied by his mother, Nayak, who was recently injured in an attack by own party workers during a meeting at Gundicha Ghagi in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021