Tag: Keonjhar

Dhirakuti slum murder: Accused wife held, admits killing husband

Bhubaneswar: The woman who allegedly killed her husband and buried the body under ground at Dhirikuti sahi slum in Mancheswar police station area here, has confessed to the crime after being arrested from Nimapada area in Puri district today. Giving a blow by blow account of the circumstances leading up to the murder, Deepanjali Das, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Keonjhar District HQ Hospital
Dengue assumes alarming proportions in Keonjhar, Cuttack

Barbil/Cuttack: Within a week of its outbreak, Dengue has assumed alarming proportions in Keonjhar and Cuttack districts. Reports from Keonjhar district said the situation in the mining area of Barbil has become critical with the rise in number of patients. Dr Kabindra Prasad Sahu, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), informed that of the 706 blood […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
8-yr-old branded with hot iron in Keonjhar

In the umpteenth case of its kind in the state, an eight-year-old boy was branded with hot iron by his mother at Panchama village in Keonjhar district

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Belabahali bridge in Keonjhar not to be shifted: NHAI

Keonjhar: The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has decided not to shift the location of the proposed bridge over Kusei river on National Highway No 215 at Belabahali village in Anandpur block of Keonjhar district.

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Miscreants loot Rs 6 lakh from beer parlour staff

Police is on the lookout for two miscreants, who looted cash worth Rs 6 lakh from a beer parlour staff at Dhangarapada on the outskirts of Keonjhar town this afternoon

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Death of newborn triggers tension in Anandpur hospital

Anandpur: Tension ran high at the Anandpur sub-divisional hospital in Keonjhar district this morning following the death of a new born baby.

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Engineer arrested while taking bribe

Keonjhar: Vigilance officials of Keonjhar district unit today arrested Dipak Kumar Sahu, executive engineer of Nesco, while he was accepting a bribe from a local contractor at his office in Joda.

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Short Circuit disrupts Plus II evaluation at DD College; papers sent back to CHSE

The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Sunday asked the authorities of the Dharanidhara (DD) Autonomous College here to send back the Plus Two papers unchecked after a short circuit disrupted the evaluation of the papers

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Coolers to save cattle from heat at Champua MLA’s den!

On a day when the district administration was razing the construction and boundary walls on government land allegedly encroached by him, Champua MLA Santana Mahakud was the talk of the town on Friday for an altogether different reason. The elaborate arrangements, complete with air coolers and fans, he had put in place inside his den to keep his large flock of cattle and foreign breed dogs cool in the scorching summer, caused considerable amusement among onlookers

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Construction on land encroached by Champua MLA demolished

Barbil: Acting on the directive of Orissa High Court, the Keonjhar district administration today demolished construction done by Champua MLA Sanatan Mahakud on five acres of encroached land at Uchabali mouza under Barbil tehsil in Keonjhar district in the presence of additional district magistrate (ADM) and sub-collector. Twenty five platoons of forces were deployed at […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Eviction of land encroached by Champua MLA on Apr 22

Champua (Keonjhar): Acting on the directive of the Odisha High Court, the Keonjhar district administration and the police is all set to launch an eviction drive to free the government land encroached by Champua MLA Sanatan Mahakud on April 22. Informing this to the media in Wednesday, Keonjhar SP Kavita Jalan said the Odisha High […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Dacoits loot Rs 5 lakh, gold jewellery at gun point

Anadapur: In a daring robbery, 10 dacoits looted Rs 5 lakh in cash and 100 grams of gold jewellery at gun point in Belabahali village under Ghasipura police limits in Keonjhar district late on Wednesday night. According to sources, the group of dacoits entered Uchhaba Sahu’s house breaking the gate at around 1:30 am. They […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Blood shortage in blood bank: Woman dies after delivery

Keonjhar: In a shocking incident, a woman died after giving birth to an infant boy at the district headquarters hospital here due to shortage of blood in the blood bank. The deceased has been identified as Bharati Dehuri, wife of Sarat Dehuri of Urumunda village under Bansapala block in the district. According to sources, Bharati […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Ambulance stir: FIRs against 12 staff, 2 detained

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Odisha government enforced the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against the striking workers of the 108 ambulance, FIRs were lodged against 12 employees of the emergency service at Mahakalapada police station in Kendrapara while two workers were detained at Ghasipura in Keonjhar district. “Some of the workers were detained in […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Ambulance strike continues; woman delivers on way to hospital

Bhubaneswar/Keonjhar: With the ‘108’ ambulance employees’ strike entering the third day today, a woman gave birth to a baby on the way to hospital in the absence of the emergency service vehicle in the district yesterday. The pregnant woman, a resident of Kotpada village under Anandpur police limits in Keonjhar, complained of labour pain following […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021