Tag: Mayurbhanj

samiti sabhya
Acid attack on newly elected samiti member

Baripada: Miscreants hurled acid on a newly elected Samiti member over political rivalry at Jharapokharia in Maurbhanj district today. Victim Hadibandhu Naik narrowly escaped as his was covered with blanket. The incident took place when he was asleep at night. He sustained minor injuries on his face. He has been admitted to district headquarters hospital […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Drone cameras at Similipal soon

Baripada: The Similipal Sanctuary in Mayurbhanj district will soon be brought under the surveillance drone cameras. According to reports, wildlife safety measures in Similipal sanctuary are all set to go high-tech as the authorities of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) are soon going to deploy drone cameras to keep a close watch on the movement and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Water Scarcity
No end to water woes of Jharana Sahi villagers

Bhubaneswar: While the real heat of summer is yet to come, the villagers of Jharana sahi under Badakhamana Panchayat in Mayurbhanj district are already facing acute water scarcity which has made their life miserable. “We walk more than two km everyday to fetch water for our daily chores. We get water from wells, which is […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJP-Congress poll comparison
Panchayat Polls: BJP to form 8 ZPs, Cong has to content with one

Bhubaneswar: On the basis of the results of the three-tier Panchayat polls, BJP is all set to form eight Zilla Parishads (ZPs) in Odisha while Congress has to remain content with only one Zilla Parishad in Jharsuguda district. It is likely that the BJP may get Gajapati Zilla Parishad seat as a bonus, which will […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Panchayat polls: BJP makes inroads into BJD bastion

Bhubaneswar: The outcome of the first phase Panchayat polls in Odisha the unofficial results of which was declared yesterday, has become more disconcerting for the ruling BJD as the BJP, its erstwhile ally, has made inroads into its bastion. As per the unofficial results, out of the four Zilla Parishad seats in Narasinghpur block in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Villagers garland contractor with shoes in Mayurbhanj district

Baripada: In an incident that took place here on Saturday, a contractor has learnt the lesson of his life when the people of Raikali village, which comes under Badagudugudia panchayat within Kaptipada police station limits in Mayurbhanj district, garlanded him with shoes after he took payments from them for constructing houses under Indira Awaas Scheme […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Harendra Narayan Das, Mines
Mines manager arrested

Rairangpur: The Forest officials today arrested Harendra Narayan Das, manager of Gorumahisani Iron ore mines in Mayurbhanj district The department had registered a case against Das on August 20, 2014 on the charge of illegal mining and exploration. Notably, the Forest department had registered cases against the owner and managing director of Gorumahisani Iron ore […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mayurbhanj collector withholds salary of staff

Baripada: After the poor response from some offices in Mayurbhanj district on submission of a declaration saying their staffs are not involved in employing child labour, Collector Rajesh Prabhakar Patil has asked the district treasury office not to allow the concerned offices to draw salary of their staff for this month. Talking to newsmen, Patil […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Six proposals get Cabinet nod; LI projects to be named after Parbati Giri

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today approved six proposals. Talking to media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the Cabinet decided to name all Lift Irrigation (LI) projects after eminent female freedom fighter Parbati Giri, nicknamed as Mother Teresa […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Prime accused in ex-ward member murder held

Baripada: Two days after the brutal murder of Balai Soren, former ward member of Badaliya Ghingasahi under Khunta police station in Mayurbhanj district, police arrested the prime accused from Saraskana area in the wee hours today. The arrested has been identified as Kasinath Marandi. “I had managed tolerate the former ward member as he was […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Former ward member set on fire in Mayurbhanj

Udala: Baria Soren, the former ward member of Badaliya Ghingasahi under Khunta police station in Mayurbhanj district, was allegedly set on fire by some unknown miscreants on Friday. Soren was the former member of Ward-8 of Badaliya Ghingasahi. Police recovered his dead body from a mango grove at Badaliya Ghingasahi. Soren’s hands were tied while […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
7 injured as bus meets accident

Baripada: In a tragic road mishap, seven persons were injured as a bus in which they were travelling lost control and hit a road-side tree near Kankumura square at Udala in Mayurbhanj district late on Thursday night. According to sources, the incident took place when the private bus-Nisamani was on its way Sarat from Udala. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Kuldiha, Similipal sanctuaries reopen today

Balasore/Baripada: The Kuldiha Sanctuary in Balasore and the Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj districts reopened for visitors today. Tourists will now get to see animals and birds like elephants, bison, Sambar and peacocks at the Kuldiha sanctuary located in Nilagiri area in the district. The Forest Department has made elaborate arrangements for tourists. For accommodation, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Eggs hurled at Odisha CM; accused youth roughed up

Baripada: Eggs were hurled at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik during his visit to Mayurbhanj district to inaugurate various developmental projects. According to sources, the incident occurred at the rally ground in Suliapada when a youth hurled eggs at the CM. The police had apprehended a youth in this connection. However, the youth was soon captured […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
SUM tragedy: Death toll reaches 27

Bhubaneswar: Death toll due to the massive blaze at Sum hospital went up to 27 today with one more death at AMRI hospital. Pirath Singh of Jashipur in Mayurbhanj district succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the private hospital. The 77-year old man was a cardiac patient. The son of the deceased alleged […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021