Tag: Keonjhar

Benga Nacha!
Frog Dance In Odisha To Appease Rain God

These visuals are from Golabandha village under Telkoi block of Keonjhar district. Wondering what is happening? Due to rainfall deficit, locals are performing traditional ritual of ‘benga nacha’ or frog dance to appease the rain gods.

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  • Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Bus In Flames
Bus Catches Fire, Narrow Escape For Passengers

A private bus travelling from Rourkela to Keonjhar caught fire around 3AM today, near Kanjipani Ghat in Keonjhar. As per sources, while driving up the ghat, the driver noticed smoke coming out of the engine.

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  • Saturday, 11 June 2022
Transfusion of wrong blood kills 2 in Keonjhar, probe ordered 
Transfusion of wrong blood kills 2 in Keonjhar, probe ordered 

The deceased patients have been identified as Dama Munda, a resident of Kandarapasi village and Muni Sahu of Raisuan Sahi under Sadar block in Keonjhar district. 

  • Tuesday, 31 May 2022
NCST team visits Keonjhar’s Kanpur dam to review rehabilitation process, faces ire of displaced vill
NCST team visits Keonjhar’s Kanpur dam to review rehabilitation process, faces ire of displaced villagers  

The team comprising Shivaram Krishnan, Regional Director of NCST, V Ashok Vardhan and senior advocate Radhakanta Tripathi visited the affected areas of the reservoir such as Chamakpur, Murusuan, Shankarpur etc. and interacted with the displaced to understand their problems. 

  • Monday, 30 May 2022
Ailing Zilla Parishad Candidate Passes Away In Keonjhar  
Ailing Zilla Parishad Candidate Passes Away In Keonjhar  

The deceased’s son said his father had been suffering from cold, body ache and headache for some days.

  • Saturday, 29 January 2022
Bear Dies In Electric Trap
Wild Bear Dies After Getting Caught In Electric Trap Laid By Poachers

Wild bear dies after getting caught in electric trap laid by poachers. Incident reported from forest on Pallahara-Keonjhar border. 4 poachers were arrested when they ware transferring the bear carcass in a tractor.

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  • Saturday, 20 November 2021
Liquor Bottles SMASHED
Anti-Liquor Protest: Women Destroy Foreign Liquor Worth Lakhs In Odisha

As a part of anti-liquor protest, a large group of women reportedly ransacked an off-shop at Telkoi block of Odisha’s Keonjhar district. Thousands of women barged into the shop, collected all the foreign liquor worth lakhs of rupees and smashed them one by one. Watch this video.

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  • Friday, 19 November 2021
Bad Roads In Odisha
Bus Pulled By JCB: Muddy Stretch In Keonjhar Cries For Govt Attention

Forget commuting by a bus or any other vehicle, even walking seems difficult on this muddy road connecting Telkoi block and Harichandanpur block of Keonjhar district.

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  • Sunday, 14 November 2021
Boycotted For Childbirth
Tribal Family Ostracized For Not Purifying Village After Childbirth

This unassuming couple is a victim of regressive practices that still haunt the rural areas of Odisha. This tribal family has reportedly been ostracized in Purunapani village under Ghasipura police limits of Keonjhar district.

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  • Wednesday, 03 November 2021
Station Vandalised
Railway Station Vandalised Following Youth’s Death

Tension ran high at Banshapani Railway Station in Keonjhar district after villagers in the area vandalized the station and attacked railway officials, following the death of a youth on Tuesday night (Oct 12).

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  • Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Bombs Hurled At BJP MLA car
Odisha: Bombs Hurled At BJP MLA Mohan Majhi’s Car

BJP MLA from Keonjhar Sadar constituency, Mohan Majhi had a narrow escape when some unidentified miscreants on Sunday (October 10) hurled crude bombs at the legislator’s vehicle and fled the scene.

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  • Sunday, 10 October 2021
Python Preys!
Huge Python Swallows ‘Goat’ Odisha

A huge python was spotted on the roadside near Karamangi village under Telkoi Forest Range in Keonjhar district of Odisha. The python was found lying inactive without any movement reportedly after preying.

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  • Friday, 01 October 2021
Temple Open
Ghatagaon Maa Tarini Temple In Keonjhar Opens For Darshan Of Devotees

After a two-month hiatus, Maa Tarini Temple at Ghatagaon in Keonjhar district reopened for devotees today (August 10).

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  • Tuesday, 10 August 2021
Fire breaks out in Keonjhar district headquarters hospital

Keonjhar: More than 40 patients undergoing treatment at the Surgery ward of Keonjhar district headquarters hospital (DHH) had a narrow escape after a fire broke out in the ward this morning. As per reports, relatives of the patients spotted smoke emanating from the store room of the Surgery department and raised an alarm. Along with […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Pregnant woman on cot once again in Odisha

Keonjhar: Exposing the sordid condition of rural healthcare and infrastructure in Odisha, a pregnant woman was carried on a cot in the absence of ambulance services in the remote areas of Keonjhar district on Tuesday. As per reports, the woman of Chhadadihi village under Banspal block in the district underwent labour pain following which her family […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021