Tag: Keonjhar

Attack on Telkoi MLA: 7 accused arrested

Keonjhar: Harichadanpur police arrested seven persons last night in connection with the attack on Telkoi MLA Vedavyas Nayak at a party meeting held recently. According to sources, police had lodged FIRs against 12 persons in this case. Under the direction of the district SP, SDPO Ghatagaon and Harichandanpur police conducted joint raids at various places […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
HC dismisses PIL; says no change in location, design of Kusei bridge

Cuttack: In a major blow to the residents of Belabahali in Keonjhar district opposing the construction of a bridge on Kusei river, the High Court today set aside the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a local outfit saying that the petition does not bear any public interest. While refusing to interfere in the decision […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
BJD MLA assaulted, shifted to SCB in Cuttack

The attack on Telkoi MLA Vedavyas Nayak by a group of youths at a meeting at Gundichaghati in Ghatagan block in Keonjhar district today has brought the simmering infighting in the ruling BJD to the fore

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Early completion of Kusei bridge demanded

Anandpur: Expressing resentment over the inordinate delay in the construction of Kusei bridge on National Highway-215 near Belabahali village, lawyers and senior citizens in this sub divisional town today urged the Keonjhar district administration to take necessary steps for early completion of the project. “No compromise should be made in the construction of Kusei bridge […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Villagers demand halt to work on Kusei bridge till HC hearing

Tension erupted at Belabahali village in Anandpur sub-division of Keonjhar district when the villagers opposed the construction work of a new bridge on Kusei river near the village that was scheduled to begin today

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Work on Kusei bridge to begin today

Anandpur: The construction work of a new bridge on Kusei river near Belabahali village of Anandpur sub division in Keonjhar district would begin today amid tight security. According to sources, elaborate security arrangements have been made at the proposed construction site to avoid any untoward incident. Twenty platoons of armed policemen and five local magistrates […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Work on Kusei bridge to begin tomorrow amid heavy security

Anandpur: The construction work of a new bridge on Kusei river near Belabahali village of Anandpur sub division in Keonjhar district would begin tomorrow amid tight security. Informing this to the media today, Keonjhar collector N Thirumala Nayak said elaborate security arrangements have been made at the proposed construction site. Besides, efforts are on to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
'VIP' Odisha minister turns loving 'father figure' in 24 hours!

Bhubaneswar: A day after bragging that he is a ‘VIP’ after video footage showed his personal security officer (PSO) tying his shoelaces during Independence day celebrations in Keonjhar, Odisha MSME minister Yogendra Behera on Tuesday embarked on some belated damage control, assuming the role of a ‘fatherly figure’ to the PSO he had dismissed as […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Torrential rains disrupt normal life in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Normal life was disrupted in most parts of Odisha due to heavy rainfall during the last 24 hours under the influence of a low pressure over Bay of Bengal. People in Sambalpur city had a torrid time due to extremely heavy rainfall. As per a Met department release, the city recorded a whopping 240 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Keonjhar villages in grip of malaria fever

Keonjhar: After people in the district alleged medical negligence in preventing malaria fever from spreading, three medical teams led by the ADMO visited the affected areas and collected blood samples from the people. Dr Sudhansu Sekhar Bala, ADMO, Keonjhar said, “ASHA workers have been provided the perfect Malaria test kits and tablets. We are alert […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Breach in Kanajhari canal destroys paddy crop

Keonjhar: Hundreds of acres of paddy crops in several villages were filled with sand and mud after a breach in the right canal of Kanajhari dam in the sadar block area of the district here today leaving farmers in the area distraught. According to reports, a portion of the right canal road was breached at […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
One killed, one injured in tusker attack in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: One person was killed and another sustained critical injuries in an elephant attack at Champua area in the district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Premananda Nayak of Dolita village under Champua forest range. According to sources, the incident took place when Nayak and Benudhar Behera had gone to Rajia forest to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Dengue cases on decline, says Central team

Even as number of dengue cases in the state crossed 1100, the six-member team sent by the Central government to assist in the prevention of the vector borne disease has said far from rising, dengue cases in the worst affected Keonjhar district are actually on the decline

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Dengue claims one more life; toll reaches four

Bhubaneswar: The killer dengue has claimed one more life in the State taking the toll this year to four. The victim, who was undergoing treatment at the SCB medical college and hospital, has been identified as Lal Kishore Suna of Bolangir district. Tuna Nayak of Angul, who was admitted at the special dengue ward of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Dengue toll reaches 3; Barbil schools shut for 3 days

The toll due to dengue mounted to three this year when a patient undergoing treatment at the SCB hospital in Cuttack died yesterday

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021