Tag: Keonjhar

Three labourers killed, 1 injured in landslide during soil mining in Odisha

Keonjhar: Three labourers engaged in soil mining lost their lives in a landslide at Tulasichaura village of Keonjhar district today. As per reports, a portion of the earth caved in when the labourers were loading soil in a tractor as a result of which 3 labourers were buried alive and another woman suffered critical injuries. […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
2 minor boys meet watery grave in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two minor boys drowned while taking bath in Baitarani river at Panchupalli village under Ghasipura Police limits in the district on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Ruda Patnaik and Raju Jena. According to sources, the duo slipped into deep waters while taking bath in the river. Both Patnaik and Jena were class […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
32 students of Govt Women's College in Keonjhar stare at uncertain future

Keonjhar: As many as 32 Plus III students of Keonjhar Government Women’s College are now staring at an uncertain future allegedly due callous attitude on part of the officials of North Orissa University in tabulation of their internal marks. As per reports, the students of Science and Arts streams appeared for the Plus III internal […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Shocking! Man ends life after killing 3 minor daughters in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A tribal man allegedly committed suicide after killing his three minor daughters at Ulibasa village, some 40 kms from Anandpur in Keonjhar district today afternoon. The matter came to light after villagers spotted bodies of the three girls and their father Durga Sidhu lying in a pool of blood inside their house and informed […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Woman escapes murder bid by husband in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A woman escaped an alleged attempt on her life by her husband in Keonjhar. As per reports, the accused Pramod Dehuri tried to kill his wife Pramila by hanging her to a tree on Thursday night. However, Pramila was saved after the branch of the tree snapped. She was then rescued by a local […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Failing to avail caste certificates, students & parents gherao Keonjhar Tehsil office

Keonjhar: With only two days remaining for filing of applications for Plus Two courses, several students and their parents gheraoed the Keonjhar Tehsil office on Monday after they failed to get caste certificates required for the Plus Two form fill up. According to reports, the students and their guardians gheraoed the Tehsil office and alleged […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Man burns wife alive in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: While whole of Odisha was busy celebrating ‘womanhood’ during Raja, a heinous incident of a man allegedly burning his wife alive, baffled the residents of Anandpur area of Keonjhar on Monday. The crime was carried out in Koilipal village under Mahuladiha police limits in Keojhar. According to sources, the deceased identified as Lija Dehuri […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Seven members of fake job racket arrested in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In a major crackdown on a fake job racket, Keonjhar Police arrested seven persons on Sunday on charges of duping many unemployed youths on the pretext of providing jobs. According to sources, the members of the racket were running a marketing organisation named ‘Glaze India’ at Naranpur under Town Police limits in the district […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Illegal mining: Keonjhar district admin to attach property of two miners

Keonjhar: Acting tough against the erring mine lease holders who have failed to pay penalty for alleged illegal mining in Keonjhar district, the district Collectorate today issued orders to confiscate movable and immovable property of two miners. Hearing a certified case, district collector Asish Thakre directed police and local Tehsildar to attach the property of […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Sacked staff of Keonjhar hospital lock CDMO & ADMO in room

Keonjhar: Several sacked employees of the Keonjhar District Headquarters Hospital today locked the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) in-charge and Additional District Medical Officer (ADMO) in a room on the hospital premises protesting the decision to lay them off without prior notice. As per reports, the Class IV employees including sweepers and attendants engaged temporarily […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Keonjhar administration extends help to Padma Shri recipient Daitari Naik

Keonjhar: Days after Padma Shri recipient Daitari Naik wished to return his award citing that it affected his livelihood, the Keonjhar district administration has reportedly assured Naik of all necessary help. Naik, a resident of Baitarani village under Banspal block in the district and a daily wage labourer, had earlier said that he failed to […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Cynosure Of All Eyes, Odisha's Pragyan Paramita Achieves Many Feats Blindfolded

Keonjhar: How often do we come across children who are blessed with rarest of the rare talents? Pragyan Paramita Mahanta, a 12-year-old girl from Keonjhar district has a knack of reading, writing, playing and even riding bicycle blindfolded. Sounds impossible, but true. A Class VIII student of St Xavier’s School in Keonjhar, Pragyan has already […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Tragic! Keonjhar Man Dies Of Electric Shock On Wedding Day

Keonjhar: A pall of gloom descended on Kendua villagers under Keonjhar Sadar Police limits after a youth died of electric shock this morning hours before his marriage. The deceased has been identified as Lokanath Mohanty. With a heavy heart, Mohanty’s family members said that almost all the preparations for his marriage had reached final stages […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Elderly Man Killed On Suspicion Of Sorcery In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: An elderly man was allegedly beaten to death on suspicion of practising witchcraft at Sendhakap village under Sadar Police limits of the district on Saturday. According to sources, one Dinabandhu Munda of the village was allegedly murdered while he was sleeping in his house late on Saturday night. Dinabandhu’s family members alleged that seven […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Tusker Menace Claims 8 Lives Within 50 Days In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Residents of several villages in the district continue to face the fury of a stray elephant, which has allegedly attacked and killed as many as eight persons in last one-and-half months. However, much to the frustration of the locals, the forest authorities have failed in effectively containing the menace. According to sources, one more […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021