Tag: Mayurbhanj

2 killed in road mishap on NH-18 in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In a tragic incident, two persons including a woman were killed and three injured when a car in which they were travelling rammed into truck from behind near Kalama Chhak on NH-18 under Baisinga police limits this morning. The grievously injured car passengers were immediately rushed to the Baisinga hospital for treatment and later shifted […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
12-hour Mayurbhanj bandh cripples normal life

Baripada: Normal life was severely hit in various parts of Mayurbhanj district including the district headquarters due to a 12-hour bandh observed by various organisations and political parties in protest against delay in admission to Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College here. The activists of district Congress, CPI, CPM and district bar association took to the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
chit fund
More trouble for BJD MP Hansdah as Naba Diganta chief accepts charges

Bhubaneswar: Things seem to be getting worse for BJD’s Mayurbhanj MP Ramchandra Hansdah as Anjan Baliarsingh, the chief of scam-tainted Naba Diganta chit fund firm on Tuesday pleaded guilty to the charges of cheating investors in the State. Highly placed sources said, Baliarsingh, while appearing before the Special CBI court here admitted guilt to all […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lightning kills son, injures mother in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: In a heartrending incident, a youth died and his mother sustained injuries as lightning struck them at Dubalabeda village in Mayurbhanj district on Monday evening. The deceased was identified as Rohit Kumar Mahanta. Sources said when the mother-son duo was collecting mangoes at around 4 am, lightning struck them, following which the youth died […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Baripada Gangrape
Girl gangraped by lover, friends in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In a shocking incident, six youths allegedly gangraped a girl for four days at Khunta in Udala of Mayurbhanj district. The incident came to light after the girl escaped and lodged a police complaint on Sunday. As per reports, one Purna was in relationship with the survivor for past one year. He lured the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Fate of Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital hangs in balance

Mayurbhanj: Uncertainty now looms large over the admission and academics for newly set up Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital even as the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is scheduled to be held on May 7. The medical college is yet to get necessary approvals for academics as the Medical Council of India […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Udala- Minor boy thrashed by mob
Mob mercilessly thrashes minor boy for stealing money

Udala: Taking the law into their hands, a mob today thrashed a minor boy mercilessly after he was caught stealing money. The incident occurred in Udala of Mayurbhanj district, when the minor boy was thrashed near the High School Chhak while trying to flee after snatching a bag containing Rs 15,000 from a person. According […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mob roughs up 3 persons for stealing child

Mayurbhanj: Amid a flurry of child theft reports of late, another such case triggered violent outrage in Mayurbhanj district after 3 persons who stole a child were apprehended by the locals and beaten black and blue. The incident was reported from Gangaraj village under Kuliana police limits in the district. Sources said, local residents caught […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
12 injured in Mayurbhanj Auto-Truck collision

Baripada: At least 12 persons, including two children were injured when the auto they were travelling in collided with a truck at Bamanaghati under Bangiriposi police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Sunday. The incident took place when the people were going to attend a feast. All the injured, including five women and two children were […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mayurbhanj bus mishap
15 injured in bus accident in Mayurbhanj

Rairangpur: At least 15 persons were injured, including three critical in a bus accident near Tiringi block of Mayurbhanj district this morning. According to sources a provide bus on its way to Tata from Rairangpur lost control and later skidded off the road in front of the Tiring block office at around 10 am. Getting […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Eye on tribal vote, BJP’s two-day State Executive in Baripada from today

Bhubaneswar/Baripada: Buoyed by the results of recently concluded panchayat election and after the two-day high octane National Executive meet at the State capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to draw a road map to consolidate tribal votes in Mayurbhanj district, at the two-day State Executive beginning today. The saffron party’s decision to hold […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
A Cricket bat takes life of Class 10 student

Baripada: In a shocking incident, a Class 10 student of Mayurbhanj district committed suicide allegedly after his family members did not give him money to purchase a cricket bat. The deceased has been identified as Rashmi Ranjan Bej, a student of Munilal High School (MLHS), Baisinga. Sources said, the minor had stubbornly asked his parents […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
14-year-old bride
Bride at 14 years! Class VII girl saved from being married off

Baripada: An attempt to marry a minor girl studying in class VII went kaput when the authorities of the district child protection unit raided the marriage and took the girl into custody. The incident occurred in Sunamunhi Sahi on the outskirts of Baripada town, when the minor girl was being taken to the Shiva Temple […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Kangaroo Court
Man, widow beaten up, paraded by Kangaroo Court in Odisha

Baripada: A man and a widow were beaten up after being tied and then paraded on the streets by a Kangaroo Court in Mayurbhanj over having an extra-marital affair. The incident occurred in Ambajoda village under Betanati police limits where the duo was lynch-mobbed. According to sources, on Tuesday, a Kangaroo Court (Peoples’ Court euphemistically […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Family quarrel turns deadly as son shoots father

Rairangpur: A verbal duel over a trivial matter took a violent turn when a tribal youth shot his father with an arrow at Bhalugoda village under Jharadihi police outpost here in Mayurbhanj district today. Critically injured Ramadu Baske (55) was admitted to Rairangpur health centre last night and later, referred to district headquarters hospital in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021