Tag: Keonjhar

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hailstorm turns Keonjhar snow white

Keonjhar: Keonjhar witnessed an unusually heavy hailstorm turning its landscape snow white on Monday. From roads, to houses to agricultural fields, the entire area was covered with hailstones. “It was just like snowfall as the entire region felt as if covered in white snow during the storm that lasted for nearly half an hour today,” […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Principal of Government Engineering College among 4 killed in road mishap

Keonjhar: Four persons were killed and one other sustained critical injuries after a car in which they were travelling rammed into a roadside tree at Maidankel under Sadar police station in Keonjhar district late Monday night. The deceased have been identified as Principal of Government College of Engineering Kalpatru Tirthabasi Parida, Vice-Principal of Gayatri College […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Four arrested for making young couple's video viral

Keonjhar: The Anandpur police on Wednesday detained four persons for allegedly forcing a young couple get intimate and making video of the act go viral. As per reports, the youths spotted the couple in an intimate position and forced the duo to repeat the act while recording it on their phones. Inspector-in-charge of Anandpur police […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Youth diagnosed with HIV commits suicide after hospitals in Odisha deny treatment

Keonjhar: A youth under Soso police limits in Keonjhar district diagnosed as HIV+ve allegedly killed himself after hospitals refused to treat him. Body of the youth was today found hanging from a tree near the village pond. Following the incident, father of the youth lodged a police complaint alleging negligence on the part of hospitals. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Rocket bomb' recovered in Keonjhar; Maoist link suspected

Keonjhar: A ‘rocket bomb’ was recovered by police today from a forest near Keonjhar town triggering panic among locals. Sources said, locals today spotted a suspicious box lying inside Gandhamardana forest near Gopala Sahi in Suakathi under Sadar police station and informed the police about the incident. Police rushed to the spot to take stock […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
2 killed as car rams into stationary truck in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two brothers were killed after a speeding car in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary truck on National Highway- 20 near MSP Plant under Sadar police station in Keonjhar district in the wee hours on Saturday. The two deceased have been identified as Sanjeeb Tripathy and Srikant Tripathy of Joda East in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Infant dies after vaccination, villagers detain ANM

Keonjhar: A two-month-old infant died couple of hours after being administered vaccination at Puskala village under Telkoi in Keonjhar district late on Wednesday night.Tension ran high in the village after locals detained an Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM) today in connection with the incident. The infuriated villagers also resorted to road blockade demanding adequate compensation for […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021