Tag: Keonjhar

Shame: Woman in Odisha Carries Divyang Husband 18 Kms On Tricycle For Pension

Keonjhar: In what deflates the much hyped claims of a robust social security system in Odisha, a man with disabilities was carried on a tri-cycle by his wife for about 18 kms to collect his pension at the Champua Block office in Keonjhar district. As per reports, the incident occurred on Monday. Dulung Chatamba, a […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Workers Protesting Layoff Clash With Police At Collector's Office In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Situation was tense at the Keonjhar Collectorate after a scuffle ensued between police and the workers of Thriveni and MTLL companies, who have been protesting layoff. The protesting workers of the companies alleged they have been unofficially retrenched without prior notice. Some workers also claimed that they have not been paid for months. “Despite […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Disengaged Labourers Of OMC Hold Protest, Demand Reinstatement

Keonjhar: Hundreds of disengaged labourers of OMC iron ore mine at Bansapala block here on Monday staged a protest demanding their reinstatement. According to reports, the labourers have been protesting their disengagement by the plant authorities since the last 11 days. The agitating workers alleged that around 468 labourers from nearby villages of Jagara, Kumundi […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha: Moving Car Catches Fire, Close Shave For 3 Passengers

Keonjhar: Three passengers sitting inside a moving car had a narrow escape after the vehicle caught fire on Naranpur-Duburi Road near Ramchandrapur in Keonjhar on Tuesday. According to initial reports, the fire in the car was caused by an electric short circuit. Keonjhar: Moving car catches fire on Naranpur-Duburi Road near Ramchandrapur; close shave for […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Two Cops Injured In Face-off With Keonjhar Villagers
Two Cops Injured In Face-off With Keonjhar Villagers

Keonjhar: A face off erupted between the cops and villagers of Hayarpur village under Barbil police station of Keonjhar district on Sunday while the latter attempted to disrupt the construction of pipeline work of a steel plant here. Two police personnel including Barbil police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Abhimanyu Das sustained injuries in the scuffle. Das […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
CM Naveen Patnaik Virtually Inaugurates Small Hydropower Project In Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated the 24-MW Baitarani Small Hydro Power Project at Singhanali in Odisha’s tribal-dominated Keonjhar district. While inaugurating the project through video conferencing, Patnaik said the hydropower project is a milestone in the green and renewable energy sector. Small green energy projects will help Odisha tackle the environment changes […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Birds Get Artificial Nests To Live In This Odisha Village
Birds Get Artificial Nests To Live In This Odisha Village

Keonjhar: With rapid urbanization, large scale deforestation and high level of pollution, birds are losing habitat resulting in the decline of the avian species across the globe. At this crucial juncture, a group of nature lovers of a village in Odisha has taken up unique initiative that proves birds and humans can co-exist in complete […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Custodial Torture: OHRC Bars Woman Cop From Posting In PS For 2 Years

Bhubaneswar: Sandhyarani Jena, a former Inspector-in-Charge (IIC) at the Patna police station in Keonjhar district, has been barred from posting at any police station or deployment on field duties for the next two years after a an inquiry conducted by the Odisha State Human Rights Commission (OHRC) held her guilty in an alleged case of […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha: Five Arrested In Gold Loot Case; 400 Gm Gold Seized In Balasore

Balasore: Police today claimed to have arrested five persons in connection with a gold loot incident that took place on November 5 in Soro of Balasore district. Police also seized 400 gram gold, two bikes, 10 mobile phones and sharp weapons from their possession. All the accused have been produced before a local court, police […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Allegations Of Massive Forestation Scam Comes To Fore In Keonjhar, Two Including Forester Suspended

Keonjhar: At a time when the government is spending crores of rupees for various afforestation projects, jaw-dropping allegations on embezzlement of lakhs of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) funds have come to fore from Keonjhar district. According to the afforestation project plaque installed at Pichilabeda village under Tukudiha pachayat here, a whopping […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Chaiti Parba Of Maa Tarini In Keonjhar Kicks Off Amid Covid-19 Curbs

Keonjhar: The famous Chaiti Parba of Maa Tarini kicked off at Ghatgaon in the district from today with all Covid-19 guidelines in place. According to reports, the temple and district…

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha: Minor Boy Alleges Third Degree Torture In Police Station In Keonjhar

Keonjhar:  Even as a series of alleged incidents of custodial torture and deaths continue to evoke severe public and political outcry across the State, another such case has been reported from Patna police station in Keonjhar district on Wednesday. A minor boy has alleged that he was subjected to third degree torture in the police […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha: Covid Warrior Found Dead In Hotel Room In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A doctor working at a Covid-19 hospital in Ranki was found dead in a hotel room in the district on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Asha Charan Majhi from Jamda village of Mayurbhanj district. Majhi was sleeping in the hotel room for a long time. When a hotel staff tried to wake […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Odisha: 4 Killed, 4 Others Injured After SUV Overturns In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In a tragic incident, four persons were killed and four others injured after a SUV in which they were travelling overturned at Somagiri under Pandapada police limits in the district late on Wednesday night. The SUV carrying 11 persons was coming to Jirang near Harichandanpur in the district while the vehicle lost control and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Odisha: Staff Salaries Of 5 Schools Withheld For Violating Covid Guidelines

Keonjhar: The Keonjhar district education officer on Friday withheld the salaries of the headmaster and all the teaching and non-teaching staff of as many as five schools for the month of January on charges of violation of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Covid-19 issued by the State School and Mass Education department. The move […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021