Tag: Keonjhar

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Woman set afire by in-laws over family dispute

Keonjhar: A woman was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over family dispute in Karadangi Ghodabeda Sahi under Telkoi police limits in Keonjhar district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Sabita, wife of one Tuna Mohanta. Father of deceased Sabita, Lambodar Mohanta alleged that his son-in-law was having love affairs with another girl. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Expectant mother dies due to ‘medical negligence’ in Keonjhar DHH; doc refutes allegation

Keonjhar: A pregnant woman of Suakathi village died at the Keonjhar District Headquarters hospital today after being allegedly left unattended by the hospital staff. Deceased Jhunu Munda, was identified as the wife of Jogendra Munda of Suakathi village of Bansapal block here. While Jogendra blamed the Asha worker and the hospital authorities for the death […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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3 killed, several injured in separate road mishaps

Keonjhar/Balasore: Three persons were killed and six others sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Keonjhar and Balasore districts on Friday. As per reports, in the first incident, two persons died when their bike on which they were travelling met with an accident on National Highway-20 near Jadichatar village under Sadar police limits in […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Elephant tramples elderly man to death in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Jumbo scare gripped the residents of Kalamang village in Koida range of the district after an elderly man was trampled to death by a wild elephant today. The deceased has been identified as Damodar Nayak of the village. As per reports, Nayak was returning home from the market in his bicycle when he was […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Two youths drown in canal while fishing

Keonjhar: A pall of gloom descended on Baniahudi village under Hatadihi block of the district after two youths drowned while fishing in a nearby canal on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Sanjay Jena and Saroj Jena of Baniahudi village. As per reports, the two youths went missing while they were fishing in the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Armed robbers loot cash & ornaments at gun point in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two unidentified armed robbers looted cash and gold ornaments from the house of one Binit Bansal in Panchwati area near Barbil of Keonjhar district late on Thursday night. The incident occurred after two men carrying country-made pistols barged into the house at around 9pm yesterday. As per the allegations of the family members, the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Plus II student stabbed by miscreant in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A boy studying in Class XI sustained injuries after he was attacked by a miscreant with a knife near Joda bus stand in Keonjhar today. The minor boy has been identified as Osh Nand, a student of St. Mary School in ward no. 10. According to sources, Osh Nand was waiting for the school […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Minor beaten to death by friends in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A minor boy was allegedly beaten to death by his friends at Salachua village under Mahulidian police limits in Keonjhar on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Bijay Kumar Nayak. According to family sources, Bijay along with his friends had gone to visit Barkuti mela yesterday but did not return home till late […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Bid to loot bank foiled in Sambalpur as alarm goes off

Sambalpur: An attempt by a group of miscreants to loot the State Bank of India (SBI) bank at Jamankirain Sambalpur was foiled on Saturday night. As per reports, the miscreants entered the bank premises by breaking open the windows but they had to abort their plans after security alarm of the bank went off. The […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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NGT directs district admin to take action against Montecarlo Construction Limited

Keonjhar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Western Zone, has directed the Keonjhar district administration to look into the land grabbing allegations against Montecarlo Construction Limited in the district and take stringent action. The Montecarlo Construction was accused of grabbing reserved forest and tribal community lands. As per the allegations, the company had undertaken the construction […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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1 killed, 2 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Keonjhar/Balasore: At least one person was killed while two others sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Keonjhar and Balasore districts of Odisha today. According to sources, one woman was killed after being hit by a speeding ambulance near Balijodi area in Keonjhar district. The deceased has been identified as Lochana Nayak of Parsurampur […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Baby dies at Keonjhar DHH, kin allege medical negligence

Keonjhar: A 7-month-old baby boy who was in a critical condition died after being allegedly left unattended by the doctors at the District Headquarters Hospital here today. According to sources, Seikh Nayeem Naik, a resident of the town admitted his critically-ill baby boy to the hospital late on Monday night. However, instead of immediate treatment, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Man kills wife over family feud in Keonjhar; flees with son

Keonjhar: A man allegedly killed his wife over a family feud at Mukta Sahi under Telkoi police limits of Keonjhar district on Thursday night. According to sources, the accused Tukuna Juanga returned home in an inebriated condition last night and had an altercation with his wife Gurubari. Tukuna became violent and allegedly hit Gurubari on […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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15-day-old baby branded with hot iron to cure ailments

Keonjhar: In yet another case of superstitious practice, a 15-day-old girl was branded with a hot iron by grandmother to cure ailments. As per reports, the infant was suffering from common cold and stomach related ailments. Instead of taking the baby girl to a hospital, the grandmother inflicted the burns on her as a remedy. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Keonjhar OAS officers launch protest over thrashing of BDO

Keonjhar: The members of Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) officers’ association in Keonjhar district today wore black badges to work protesting thrashing of Harichandanpur BDO a couple of days back. Demanding arrest of persons who thrashed BDO Bijay Sethi and seeking security for OAS officers, the members of the association launched their strike today. The protestors […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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