Tag: Mayurbhanj

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Half-burnt body of woman found in Udala

Baripada: Udala police on Saturday found a half-burnt body of a woman near Chandan Pokhari area in Radho village the district here. The deceased has been identified as Jamuna Khatua, wife of Rabindra Khatua of Radho village. Police have detained Rabindra Khatua for interrogation. Meanwhile, family members of the deceased have termed the death as […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Lightning strike kills 5, injures 6 in Mayurbhanj

In a saddening incident, five including three women were killed and six injured in lightning strike at different places in Mayurbhanj district on Friday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Fresh tiger census in Similipal from April 17

Following the reports by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) on the number of tigers in Odisha which was at variance with its own, the State Forest department has decided to conduct a fresh tiger census in Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district from April 17

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Minor girl body found in forest, kin cry murder

Baripada: In a shocking incident, a deeply wounded body of a minor girl found from Sanakumarum forest under Tiring police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday. Family members of the deceased girl, identified as a resident of Sanakiajanga village, have alleged their daughter has been murdered after being raped. According to sources, the girl was […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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2 children dead after consuming stale prasad; CM announces ex-gratia

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday expressed sadness over death of two children in Mayurbhanj district due to food poisoning and announced compensation of Rs 1 lakh each from the CM's Relief Fund to the families of the deceased

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Eight killed in separate accidents in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: As many as eight persons were killed in three separate accidents in Mayurbhanj district on Monday. According to sources, four members of a family, including a five-year old girl, were crushed under the wheels of a truck at Chianbeda square at Thakuramunda-Anandapur road while returning from the market. The deceased have been identified as […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
NAVEEN PATNAIK
Naveen names two more BJD MLAs as DPC chiefs

Bhubaneswar: The State government today appointed two more ruling party MLAs as chairpersons of the District Planning Committees (DPC). Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the names of Nimapara MLA Sameer Das and Udala MLA Golak Naik as DPC chiefs. While Das has been appointed as the chief of Puri DPC, Nayak will head the Mayurbhanj […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Junior engineer in vigilance net

Balasore: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at four places including the residence Mayurbhanj’s Morada block’s junior engineer Rabindra Pothala on charges of accumulation of properties disproportionate to his known sources of income.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Two killed in road accident

Two persons including a woman were killed in a road accident near Bahalda Chhak on Ranchi-Vijaywada National Highway no-220 in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Sunday morning

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Bahalada block engineer arrested while taking bribe

An Assistant Engineer of Bahalada block was arrested for accepting a Rs 8,000 bribe to pass a MGNREGA work bill, Mayurbhanj Vigilance DSP SK Das Mohapatra revealed on Saturday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
4 die as pick-up van collides head-on with auto rickshaw

Baripada: At least four persons were killed and another injured when an auto rickshaw in which they were travelling had a head-on collision with a pick-up van at Ragadha square under Betanati police station, 12 KM from here, late last night. The deceased-Suresh Mahanta, Tukuna Dakua, Bana Singh and Raja Dehuri – were coming from […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Rs 1,000 cr fund to develop Odisha's mining-affected areas

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) has received a Rs 1,000 crore fund for development of mining-affected areas in the state, including Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda and Mayurbhanj, said an official on Wednesday. The official said projects worth Rs 900 crore have been approved for housing, drinking water, sanitation and afforestation activities in the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Rs 1,000 cr fund to develop Odisha's mining-affected areas

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) has received a Rs 1,000 crore fund for development of mining-affected areas in the state, including Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda and Mayurbhanj, said an official on Wednesday. The official said projects worth Rs 900 crore have been approved for housing, drinking water, sanitation and afforestation activities in the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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CM flags off train carrying senior citizens on a pilgrimage

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday flagged off a train carrying senior citizens on a pilgrimage at Balasore railway station through video conferencing. Under the Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana (BNTYY) programme of the state government around 3,000 pilgrims get an opportunity to go on a pilgrimage every year. The train will take senior […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Debashish Marandi joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: After yesterday’s visit to Mayurbhanj district, Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal supremo Naveen Patnaik today inducted a former student leader hailing from the district into the party. “I am very glad that Dr Debashish Marandi joined the Biju Janata Dal today. He had been the student leader of Cuttack SCB Medical College and […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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