Tag: Keonjhar

Police inspector shot dead by dacoits in Keonjhar

A police official was on Saturday killed when a gang of dacoits opened fire and hurled a bomb at a police team in Keonjhar district, police said here

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
1 dead, 4 taken ill during physical test for constable recruitment

Bhubaneswar: One candidate died and as many as four others were taken ill while undergoing physical efficiency test (PET) during recruitment drives for police constables at different places in Odisha today. Sources said one Susant Nayak of Biswanathpur village in Kalahandi district suddenly fell unconscious while undertaking a PET during police constable recruitment drive in […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
A Farmer-unfriendly Govt Is A Recipe for Disaster

By Sandeep Sahu Even for those like this author who have nothing at stake on the issue, the images of tons of fresh tomatoes being crushed under the massive wheels of a truck in Keonjhar town on Monday were nothing short of heart-rending. Just imagine the state of mind of the farmer who, after spending […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Odisha Man Rapes Mother-In-Law After Killing Sister-In-Law Over Family Feud

In a shocking incident, a man allegedly murdered his sister-in-law and then sexually assaulted his mother-in-law following a family feud. This disturbing incident has been reported from Kiriburu under Balani police limits of Keonjhar district.

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  • Tuesday, 08 June 2021
28-day-old infant critical after being branded with hot iron

Telkoi: Despite State government’s claims that steps are being taken to create awareness to curb superstitious practices like hot iron branding, three more children including a 28-day-old infant have fallen prey to such regressive practice in the State. In Telkoi block of Keonjhar district, three children were branded with hot iron to cure them off […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
New facilities come up for tourists at Sanaghagara

Keonjhar: In a bid to promote tourism, Odisha government has introduced new facilities for tourists coming to Sanaghagara waterfall in Keonjhar district. According to sources, several new facilities like boating, tribal museum, and a special game zone for children have been added. School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra inaugurated the new projects on […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Ahead of polls, CM Naveen inaugurates slew of projects in Mayurbhanj & Keonjhar

Mayurbhanj: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated and laid foundation stones for a series of welfare projects during a whirlwind tour to Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts today. Addressing Mission Shakti convention at Mahuladiha Ground in Rairangpur, Naveen inaugurated 21 welfare projects worth Rs 45 crore and also laid foundation stones of 15 projects worth Rs 960.34 […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Video of BDO assaulting driver during KALIA samavesh goes viral

Keonjhar: The Block Development Officer (BDO) of Pandapada has found himself in trouble for slapping a driver during KALIA Samavesh organised at Pandapada of Keonjhar district on Sunday. The matter came to light after a video of the incident went viral on social media. According to sources, the driver was engaged in transporting people to […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Medical Negligence: Hospital staff operate on woman patient's wrong leg

Keonjhar: In a shocking case of medical negligence, a female patient’s right leg was allegedly operated instead of the left in Anandpur Sub-divisional hospital in Keonjhar district. The patient Mitarani Jena of Khabil village went to the hospital for treatment of a wound on her left leg. After inspecting the patient’s condition, the doctor at […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
35 injured in separate road accidents in Odisha

Sambalpur/Keonjhar: At least 35 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Sambalpur and Keonjhar district on Tuesday. As per reports, ten persons were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned near Beheranbasa area in Jujumura of Sambalpur district. The mishap occurred when the private bus was en route to Kesapali from […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Dacoity bid foiled in Anandapur; four arrested

Keonjhar: The Anandapur Police arrested four dacoits in Anandpur of Keonjhar district yesterday while the latter were planning a robbery. However, two other robbers reportedly managed to flee. According to sources, the accused were planning a dacoity near Salabani Haat area of Anandapur. After getting information about the dacoits, Anandapur Police raided the spot, apprehended […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Wedding Day Tragedies: 2 killed, 8 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Keonjhar: Two persons were killed and eight others sustained injuries after the vehicles carrying marriage parties met with accidents in Keonjhar and Kendrapara districts late last night. In Keonjhar, a youth was killed and five others sustained injuries after the van carrying them to a marriage ceremony lost control and overturned near Badapichhula Chhak yesterday […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Youth's house set on fire by miscreants over involvement in murder case

Keonjhar: Tension prevailed in Saruali village of Keonjhar district after some miscreants set a youth’s house on fire late last night. An elderly couple and two children who were present inside the house had a narrow escape. The matter came to fore after the couple, Arjuna Patra and Dura Patra lodged a complaint at Telkoi […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Women lock up block office in Keonjhar over PDS irregularities

Keonjhar: Alleging irregularities in distribution of rice, more than 100 women from Salekena panchayat today locked up the Telkoi block office in Keonjhar district and demanded action against the concerned officials. According to sources, the women who are PDS beneficiaries alleged that rice has not been supplied to the block since November last year. Not […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Ahead of summer, drinking water crisis deepens in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Despite allocation of crores of rupees for provision of safe drinking water to the people, there are several areas of the State like Telkoi block in Keonjhar where people have already started to feel the pinch of the deepening water crisis ahead of scorching summer. Locals of Sibanarayanpur have alleged that while they have […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021