Tag: Khurda

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11 cobras rescued from market in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: A joint team of Snake Helpline and Balipatna Forest Range officials rescued 11 cobras from a market at Basantmala village in Khurda district today. As per reports, acting on a tip-off the team conducted a raid at the market and rescued the snakes, while the person possessing them was able to flee from the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Khurda registers maximum accidents, Keonjhar most fatalities

Bhubaneswar: The number of fatalities due to road accidents in a span of eight months from January to August 2017 spiralled to 3,184 with average 398 deaths recorded in a month in various districts of Odisha. While Khurda registered the maximum number of accidents, Keonjhar topped number of fatalities in such mishaps. According to reports, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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15 ft injured python rescued near Barunei hills

Khurda: Forest department officials today rescued an injured python near Barunei hills of Khurda district. According to the officials, the 15 ft long reptile was spotted by the locals lying near the hills, who in turn informed the forest department. Soon, the officials rushed to the spot to facilitate its treatment. After a preliminary treatment, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Daya pollution: Khurda residents demand supply of Naraj barrage water

Khurda: Following the State government’s announcement few days ago that water of Daya river is not fit for use, residents of Khurda town today demanded immediate measures to avail Naraj barrage water instead of harmful water from Daya. The locals questioned as to why the Khurda Public Health Department is supplying polluted Daya river water […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Excise sleuths bust brown sugar, spurious liquor racket

Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths busted a brown sugar racket today and arrested a person from Thengahata near Samantarapur in Khurda district. As per reports, contraband weighing 22 gram along with a Bajaj Boxer motorcycle was seized from the accused identified as Prasanna Sahoo. Approximate value of seized property is stated to be Rs 4 lakh. In […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Man-elephant conflict: One trampled, baby jumbo rescued in separate incidents

Khurda: A baby elephant landed in trouble when it fell into a well accidentally after venturing into the human habitation at Manjaripatana near Nirakarpur in the district today. The villagers spotted the elephant calf inside the well of Prabhakar Behera in the morning when it was trying to reach out of water body. A crowd […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan indeed! Two classrooms for 110 students of 8 classes!

Khurda: Huge shortfall of classrooms at primary and upper primary levels has raised concerns over the poor condition of school education in the state. One such school under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan highlighting the problems is the Diniyari Project Primary School under Begunia block of Khurda district which has only two classrooms for the 110 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha official seeks ban on videos promoting cruelty against animals

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to curb cruelty against animals, honorary wildlife warden of Khurda district, Subhendu Mallik has written to the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) urging for a ban on online videos displaying ways to capture wild animals. Mallik in his letter stated that the procedures shown in the videos promote cruelty against animals […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Body of woman recovered under rock dust, murder suspected

Khurda: A woman was found murdered and dumped under rock dust near a crusher site at Tapang Chhak of Khurda district here on Tuesday. The deceased, Sukumari Das has been identifed as a resident of Dhananjayapur village in Keonjhar district. After a complaint was registered, Sadar police rushed to the spot and recovered the body […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Prabhat Biswal shifted to SCB, moves court for bail

Bhubaneswar: BJD MLA Prabhat Biswal, who is currently behind bars in connection with Seashore chit fund scam, was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today. He has also applied for bail in Khurda District and Sessions Court here today. He was shifted to Cuttack following the advice of a four-member team of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Missing student’s body found on city outskirts

Bhubaneswar: A missing college student was found dead on the outskirts of the city near Khurda, police said on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Godavarish Palei of Baleri village under Banapur police limits. According to reports, Godavarish was missing since September 17 and his body was recovered from near Ghantasila hillock in Khurda […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
5 killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least five persons were killed and seven others injured in separate road accidents in Nuapada and Khurda districts on Tuesday. Three persons died while six others were injured in near Kurumakari after a Bolero vehicle in which they were travelling was hit by a speeding bus. Similarly, a woman and her sister-in-law were […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Jatni trader injured in attack over previous enmity

Jatni: A salon owner was brutally attacked by four miscreants at Golei market in Jatni of Khurda district today. According to sources, the victim was standing near his salon when the miscreants arrived on a motorcycle and attacked him with swords. They fled the spot immediately after the attack. Locals with help of police first […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Ragging: Ex-MLA Surendra Singh Bhoi's son, friend arrested

Khurda: Probing into the alleged ragging of a first year student of a private engineering college in Baniatangi area of Khurda, police today arrested Titlagarh ex-MLA Surendra Singh Bhoi’s son Sobhen and his friend. Sobhen and his classmate Baba Shankar Das, both third year students of the institute, were arrested after the duo was found […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
3 dead, 19 injured in tanker-bus collision in Khurda

Khurda: At least three persons were killed and 19 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and an oil tanker on NH-57 near Sarua petrol pump here this morning. While one died on the spot, two others succumbed to injuries at the Khurda district headquarters hospital. The injured were rescued and rushed to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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