Tag: Keonjhar

No-trust vote against Anandpur NAC vice chairperson on Mar 18

In response to the written submission of 10 councillors seeking a no-confidence motion against the vice chairperson of Anandpur Notified Area Council (NAC), the Keonjhar district collector has asked the Anandpur sub-collector to conduct the no-confidence motion after a thorough probe into the matter

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Tusker found dead in Keonjhar forest

Keonjhar: Forest officials on Wednesday recovered the carcass of a tusker from Atei reserve forest near Kulimati village under Ghatagaon forest range in the district. Villagers found the pachyderm lying dead in the forest and informed forest officials about it who, in turn, rushed to the spot and started an investigation into the death of […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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CM announces new govt medical college in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced that the state government will set up a new government medical college in the district.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Daughter-in-law files torture case against Champua MLA

Bhubaneswar: Champua MLA Sanatan Mahakud today landed in trouble after his daughter-in-law filed a torture case against the legislator at Mahila Police Station here. Complainant Kavita Mahakud, the eldest daughter-in-law of the billionaire legislator, alleged in her complaint that she has been physically and mentally tortured and also subjected to intimidation. In her complaint, Kavita […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Dawn-to-dusk bandh disrupts normal life in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Vehicular movement came to a grinding halt in the town today as the United Action Committee (Milita Krianusthan Committee) has called for a 12-hour Keonjhar bandh to press its five-point charter of demands, including setting up of a medical college in the district. The committee’s other demands include establishment of a mega steel plant, […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Navodaya girl student’s death: Irate villagers demand probe

Bhadrak: Tension ran high at Bangore village in Bhadrak district after the body of the girl student of Hadagarh Navodaya Vidyalaya reached the village today. Reports said the irate villagers gheroad the Anandpur sub collector and SDPO demanding impartial probe into the death of the girl student and stern action against the teacher who was […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Abducted city minor girl rescued from Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Friday rescued the minor girl from Keonjhar abducted from Bargarh area here four days ago. The girl has now been reunited with her parents. According to sources, the police has also detained the couple who abducted the minor girl and is interrogating them. “We rescued her (abducted girl) from a rented […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Miscreants loot Rs 19 lakh from Keonjhar bank

In a daring broad daylight heist, four unidentified miscreants looted cash worth Rs 19 from the cash counter at the Andhra Bank’s Joda branch in Keonjhar district on Monday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Uliburu Scam: Accused Appear in Court

A hearing on the Uliburu mine scam was conducted today at the Keonjhar Special Vigilance Court. The next hearing has been scheduled for August 17. All the 12 accused in the scam were directed by the court to be present during the hearing.

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
2 arrested for sorcery killing in Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: Two persons were arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of six of a family in Lahanda village under Joda police limits of Keonjhar district on suspicion of practising sorcery on Sunday night. Crime Branch ADG B.K. Sharma told media that a big group is involved in the killings and seven persons involved […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Sunstroke death toll mounts to 63 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The sunstroke death toll in Odisha went upto 63 even as monsoon covered the entire state by third week of June. The collectors of different districts have so far confirmed deaths of 63 persons due to sunstroke in recent months, a communication from the special relief commissioner’s (SRC) office said today. “The collectors sent […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Tusker tramples man in Keonjhar

In a tragic incident, a man was trampled to death by a wild tusker in Patala village under Champua forest range of the district on Thursday night

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
3 brick kiln labourers hacked to death in Keonjhar

) Keonjhar: Three brick kiln labourers including a minor were allegedly hacked to death and one was brutally injured by miscreants near Kaliahata under Telkoi police limits late last night. The deceased, who hail from Telkoi area, have been identified as Ratnakar Mundari, Dukhabandhu Pallai and Kanda Moharana. Sources said the injured was rushed to […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Deepak Gupta case: 5 cops suspended for delinquency

Keonjhar/Cuttack: A day after the expose of Uliburur scam accused Deepak Gupta staying in hotel on medical furloughs, Keonjhar police on Tuesday acted tough on five of its sub-ordinate officials for being delinquent on duty. Superintendent of police Kabita Jalan suspended four constables and one havildar, who were entrusted with the responsibility of Gupta’s security, […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Guard of honour given to slain IIC

Keonjhar: The Odisha police today gave a guard of honour to the slain IIC DillipSahu who was shot dead by a dacoit gang in Keonjhar dist. Minister Badri Narayan Patra along with senior police officers were present during the guard of honor. Later, his body was taken to his paternal village Dumal in Kalahandi district […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021