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Tag: Mayurbhanj

Foggy Mornings!
Dense Fog Envelops Northern Odisha As Karanjia Wakes Up To A Foggy Morning

Dense Fog Envelops Northern Odisha As Karanjia Wakes Up To A Foggy Morning

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Elephants Destroy Crops
Watch: Herd Of 26 Elephants Wreaks Havoc

A herd of elephants strayed into agriculture fields in Karanjia, Odisha. The herd of 26 elephants reportedly damaged large tracts of corps across several villages in the area. The farmers in the area are in a state of panic after seeing so many elephants in their paddy fields during harvesting time.

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Vintage Ford Model Based Solar Car
Farmer Builds Vintage Ford Model Based Solar Car

This is no ordinary car and it has many things going for it - it’s vintage & modern at the same time.

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Chamakpur residential school
26 Girl Students Test Covid-19 Positive In Odisha Residential School

As many as 26 girl students of Chamakpur residential school under Thakurmunda Block in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday (Nov 26).

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Under Vigilance Scanner
Vigilance Sleuths Raid ITDA Assistant Engineer’s Property For Amassing Disproportionate Assets

Vigilance sleuths on Thursday (Nov 25), conducted raids at various places linked to an Assistant Engineer of the ITDA (Integrated Tribal Development Agency) at Baripada on charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his income.

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Heavy Fog Witnessed In Odisha, State Braces For Cold Wave & Chilling Winter

Dense fog enveloped Karanjia in Mayurbhanj on Tuesday. The heavy fog has reportedly affected the movement of people in the area while the state is slowly and gradually bracing itself for the full impact of winter and its dropping temperature.

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Giant King Cobra In Well!
Watch Giant King Cobra Rescue From Well

These visuals show a king cobra stuck in a well at Nuagaon area in Baripada, Mayurbhanj. Reports said that the snake had slipped inside the well and was unable to escape from it. Meanwhile, the locals contacted the snake helpline members, who reached the spot and rescued the reptile.

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Python Rescued In Mayurbhanj
WATCH: 15-Ft Long Python Rescued In Odisha’s Khantapada

A giant python was rescued from near Bangiriposi forest under the famous Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj.

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Gang Raped
Horrific! Odisha Plus 3 Student Gang Raped In Front Of Male Friend

Yet another horrific incident has called into question women's safety in the state. A Plus 3 girl student was allegedly gang raped in front of her male friend near Kalama Chhak under Baisinga police limits in Mayurbhanj.

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Elephant In Well
Elephant Gets Stuck In A Well In Odisha, Rescued

These images are of an elephant stuck in a well in Bangiriposi Range in Mayurbhanj district. This elephant was stuck in a well while its herd was crossing the area from Similipal National Park. The elephant had lost its way in the dark and had fallen into the well.

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Lifeline On Bamboos
Rain Havoc: Mayurbhanj Villagers Put Life At Stake By Crossing River With Bamboo On Trees

Hundreds of residents of Dangadiha village at Mayurbhanj district in Odisha were seen putting their lives at stake by crossing Salandi River over two pieces of bamboos. The area is completely cut-off from the mainland due to incessant rain which caused swelling in the Salandi River.

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Odisha Man Administered COVID Vaccine Twice In 5 Minutes

A man from Odisha was allegedly administered two doses of Covid-19 vaccine within a span of five minutes. This incident was reported from Betanati in Mayurbhanj district. 

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Odisha: ‘Couple’ Found Hanging From Tree In Mayurbhanj, Suicide Suspected

In a suspected case of suicide, a youth and a woman were found hanging from a tree a little away from Dhanasola village under Rasagobindapur Police Limits in Mayurbhanj district. On Friday (June 4) morning, a few locals found the bodies hanging from a tree, one with a stole and the other with a towel.

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Tribal Heartlands
Odisha’s Tribal Heartlands Fight With Covid-19, Lack of Awareness Major Challenge For Local Admin

As Odisha continues to fight the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic, protecting the tribals in the interior areas of the State from infection pose a tricky challenge for the local administration

Wildfire Continues To Rage In Similipal Forest Park
Odisha: Wildfire Continues To Rage In Similipal Forest Park

Baripada: Forest fire again broke out in different ranges of Similipal National Park on Sunday resulting in the increase in temperature in the region. Smoke has enveloped the area triggering…

Odisha: Forest & Fire Brigade Teams Rescue Elephant Calf From Well

Baripada: After hours of frantic efforts forest and fire brigade teams rescued an elephant calf which fell into a dug-well near Ghasamari reserve forest in Mayurbhanj district on Friday, forest…

Odisha: Constable Suspended For Beating Biker During Helmet Check

Baripada: A day after a woman police officer was suspended for gross misconduct and dereliction of duty in Mayurbhanj district, another incident of police excess has been reported from the same district on Tuesday. A police constable has been placed under suspension for allegedly beating a man during helmet checking at Saharapada bypass road near […]

Odisha: Woman Police Officer Suspended For Making Pregnant Woman Walk 3 Kilometres

Mayurbhanj: A senior woman police officer has been suspended after she allegedly made a pregnant woman walk for 3 kilometres when the latter was found not wearing a helmet while riding pillion on a bike. Mayurbhanj Superintendent of Police (SP) Smit P. Parmar suspended the Officer-in-charge (OIC) of Sarat Police Station, Reena Baxala, on Sunday […]

Similipal Wildfire
Similipal Wildfire: BJP Sends Delegation To Take Stock Of Situation

Baripada: Odisha BJP on Sunday has sent a 15-member team to Similipal to take stock of the situation as the unprecedented wildfire in the biosphere is yet to be controlled. The team is led by senior party MLA Jay Narayan Mishra. According to party sources, the team will assess the impact of the fire on […]

Odisha Govt Sends Team
Odisha Sends Team To Control Fire In Similipal

Bhubaneswar: As fire continued to ravage the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, the state government on Wednesday sent a high-level team to the spot to examine the forest fire situation and control the raging inferno. Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh directed the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) and other […]

Similipal fire
Not A Good Sign For Asia As Similipal Is Burning, Says Pratap Sarangi; Odisha Forest Minister Seeks Report

Baripada/Bhubaneswar: Nearly 10 days after a devastating wildfire broke out in the Similipal Tiger Reserve and the adjoining sanctuary and continue to devour large chunks of the park in quick succession, the Odisha government seems to have woken up to the unprecedented environmental and ecological disaster now. On Wednesday Odisha’s Forest and Environment Minister Bikram […]

Odisha Govt Sends Team
Odisha Forest Fire: Similipal Tiger Reserve Burns As Fire Devours One Third Of The Park

Bhubaneswar: Even as more than 10 days have passed since a devastating fire broke out in the wilds of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR), India’s largest biosphere reserves in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, the State Forest Department is still to bring the situation under control. The raging flames continue to spread from one part to another devouring […]

Odisha: 5 Including Minor Injured In Forest Fire After Accident

Karanjia: At least five passengers including a minor boy sustained burn injuries after they got trapped inside a forest fire in Mayurbhanj district following a road mishap on Sunday. All the injured were travelling in an auto-rickshaw when their vehicle collided with another auto near Thakurmunda-Karanjia road. Sources said the occupants of the auto-rickshaw sustained […]

ivory seized
Posing As Buyers, Forest Officials Seize Eight Ivories, Arrest Two Poachers

Baripada: A team of forest officials seized eight ivories weighing around 45 kg and arrested two poachers from Angarapada village under Udala forest range here in Mayurbhanj district. The team conducted raids at the village in the guise of customers and nabbed Paghuram Hansda and Ramachandra Hansda allegedly involved in several elephant poaching cases. “We […]

Odisha: Forest Officials Attacked By Villagers Over Sambar Deer Poaching In Mayurbhanj
Odisha: Forest Officials Attacked By Villagers Over Sambar Deer Poaching In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A team of officials led by the Udala Forest Ranger were attacked by some 30-40 people while they were returning after arresting two accused in a suspected case of deer poaching at Jamudiha village in Mayurbhanj district on late Tuesday night. Acting on a tip off about the hunting of a sambar deer in […]