Tag: Mayurbhanj

BJP State Executive
Biju Janata Dal has failed to develop Odisha: BJP

Bhubaneswar: With a focus to strengthen its base in Odisha ahead of 2019 polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today said time has come for people to reject the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) as it “failed” to develop the state despite flow of huge funds from the Centre. BJP’s Odisha unit which began its […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das
Naveen lacking required knowledge in Odia: Jharkhand CM

Bhubaneswar: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today accused his Odisha counterpart and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik of lacking required knowledge in the Odia language and its culture. “How can Odisha progress when its chief minister does not have knowledge in local language and the state’s culture,” Das told reporters after addressing a […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Leopard skin seized during raid

Baripada: Skin of a leopard believed to have been killed inside Similipal sanctuary area in Mayurbhanj district was seized from a youth during a raid by forest officials. Following a tip-off, forest officials of Dudhiani range raided a weekly hat and the leopard skin was found in possession of Bikram Patra (30) of Salarapada village […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Wild elephants unleash panic in Mayurbhanj district

Baripada: A large herd of wild elephants have strayed away from West Bengal and unleashed widespread panic and fear in several villages of Rasogovindpur and Betanati block in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, forest officials said. The herd of 45 elephants including four tuskers and five calves on their way to Nilagiri forest caused extensive damage to […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Youth gets 7-yr RI for raping minor

Baripada: A local court in Mayurbhanj district today ordered seven-year rigorous imprisonment for a 23-year-old man for raping a minor girl. Mayurbhanj District Session Court judge Amiya Ranjan Jena convicted Deepak Kumar Singh under Sections 376, 451 of the IPC and Section 4 of POCSO (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act. He was […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Eateries opened inside Similipal National Park

Baripada: Four eateries have been made operational inside the famous Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, in order to facilitate a problem-free visit for the tourists coming to the sanctuary. The four eateries have been made functional recently inside the sanctuary area of Similipal National Park to cater to the demand of tourists, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
elephant death
Elephant, its calf found dead

Baripada: The carcasses of a female elephant and its calf were found in a paddy field near Neyunti village in Mayurbhanj district, officials said today. Forest officials rushed to the spot, which falls under Gudugudia Forest Range, to ascertain the cause of death of the animals after the carcasses were spotted yesterday. The cause of […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Woman sentenced life imprisonment in a murder case

A local court today sentenced a 41-year-old woman to life imprisonment after convicting her in a murder committed two years ago

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
20-yrs jail term for bus driver, conductor in gangrape case

A local court today sentenced the driver and conductor of a bus to 20 years' imprisonment each after convicting them in the gangrape of an 18-year-old girl in Mayurbhanj district in 2013

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Girl dies after elephants attack house in Mayurbhanj

A 10-year-old tribal girl died and an elderly woman sustained minor injury when the mud wall of their house copllapsed due to attack by a herd of elephants in Mayurbhanj district today

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Miscreants loot Odisha Gramya bank

Miscreants allegedly looted Rs 8.14 lakh from a Odisha Gramya Bank branch at gun point in Mayurbhanj district today, police said

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Boy suffers critical injury in bear attack in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A minor boy was critically injured after he was attacked by a wild bear while celebrating Makar Sankranti at Kantisahi village under Khunta police limits in Mayurbhanj today. Following the attack, the boy identified as Subhankar Bindhani received grievous injuries on his back and admitted to the Udala Sub-Divisional Hospital. According to reports, when […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Unbridled stone blasting threatens ecology in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Despite stringent laws to curb illegal stone quarrying, rampant blasting in stone mines near Sarisua village under Kaptipada tehsil of Mayurbhanj continue to threat human lives and disturb ecological balance by depleting green cover. Locals allege that mafia continue to plunder the mining areas by excavating tonnes of stones on a daily basis without even […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Annual bird count begins across Odisha

Puri/Mayurbhanj: The annual bird count began across the State on Thursday. The enumeration at Brahmagiri forest division near Chilika started at 6 am with three units of Forest officials carrying out the census at three routes in Brahmagiri. A Forest official of Puri, Prashant Kumar Swain informed, “Three units consisting of 10 officials each have […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Miscreants loot Odisha Gramya Bank in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In yet another bank robbery, the Odisha Gramya Bank’s Pratappur branch under Badasahi police limits in Mayurbhanj district was looted by three miscreants late last night. However, the amount of cash looted from the bank has not been ascertained yet. As per the security guard of the panchayat office, the incident took place at […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021