Tag: Mayurbhanj

Slow pace of farmers' registration for Kharif crop raises concerns

Bhubaneswar: With only a week left for the online registration of farmers for Kharif crops for the ensuing KMS 2018-19, the Co-operation department has raised concerns over the slow pace of registration process as only 65 per cent farmers in Odisha have registered so far. The Registrar of Cooperative Societies has reportedly shot a letter […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Govt claims of quality healthcare fall flat in Mayurbhanj as ambulances elude the needy

Mayurbhanj: The hopes of the people of Mayurbhanj and adjacent districts have dashed after nothing has changed in the area even after establishment of a Medical College and Hospital as patients and expectant mothers continue to suffer in absence ambulances. As per reports, Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital at Baripada was dedicated to […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Mayurbhanj’s Binod Bihari Mutt Temple land sold illegally?

Mayurbhanj: The history of Mahaprabhu Binod Bihari Mutt Temple in Rasagobindapur block of Mayurbhanj district dates back to 100 years. Sources say the then Maharaja Shri Ramchandra Bhanja Deo had provided 600 acres of land for the construction of the mutt temple, of which the temple was built over 100 acres while the rest 500 […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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

  • Monday, 17 May 2021
Ahead of polls, CM Naveen inaugurates slew of projects in Mayurbhanj & Keonjhar

Mayurbhanj: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated and laid foundation stones for a series of welfare projects during a whirlwind tour to Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts today. Addressing Mission Shakti convention at Mahuladiha Ground in Rairangpur, Naveen inaugurated 21 welfare projects worth Rs 45 crore and also laid foundation stones of 15 projects worth Rs 960.34 […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Class VI girl student 'raped' by classmate found pregnant

Mayurbhanj: In another shocking incident, a Class VI girl student of an ashram school under Morada block in Mayurbhanj district has allegedly been raped by her classmate, who also happens to be a minor. The matter came to fore after the minor girl was found pregnant when she was admitted to Baripada medical college and […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Another ashram school girl in Odisha found pregnant

Baripada: Yet again concerns have been raised over the safety and security of girls in the schools as a Class IX girl student of a residential school under Udala police limits was found pregnant today. The matter came to fore after the headmaster of the school filed a written complaint at the Udala police station. […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Elephant carcass found in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: The carcass of an elephant was found in Chaturighati forest under Kendumundi range of Mayurbhanj district today. The elephant is believed to be four to five years old. According to sources, the elephant had reportedly come from Similipal forest area and was moving in Kendumani range. Preliminary investigations revealed that the elephant was sick […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Youths take up cudgels to 'Teach Mayurbhanj'

Baripada: While government schools across the state are grappling with teacher post vacancies, youth volunteers who have taken up teaching at schools free of cost has come as a boon for students in Mayurbhanj district. After completing their Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) many youths are filling the vacant posts at government schools in the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Woman sustains critical burn injuries in fire mishap

Mayurbhanj: A woman sustained critical burn injuries after a fire broke out in her house at Baunsapal village under Udala block in Mayurbhanj district late Saturday night. The woman, identified as Dharitri, was initially rushed to Udala Hospital and then shifted to Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital in Baripada after condition deteriorated. Dharitri […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Six killed in separate road accidents in Odisha

Mayurbhanj/Balasore: As many as six persons lost their lives in separate road accidents in Balasore and Baripada today. Five persons were killed in a series of road accidents near Dahikoti chhak in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district. According to sources, five persons riding bikes were killed and another suffered critical injuries in the accidents. While the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Students walk 15 kms to convey grievances before Mayurbhanj Collector

Mayurbhanj: Students of Kendua Nodal High School in Shyamakhunta block of the district today walked for 15 kilometres to meet Collector Vineet Bhardwaj and seek his intervention over the alleged torture by the headmistress of the school. Along with a Panchayat Samiti Sabhya member Mali Moni Majhi, as many as 17 students from Class I […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Saubhagya scheme fails amid callousness of electricity department

Sonepur/Mayurbhanj: The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana or Saubhagya scheme which envisages providing free electricity connections to each household across the country has completely failed to illuminate many villages in Sonepur and Mayurbhanj districts due to the lackadaisical attitude of the concerned electricity departments. Although transformers have been installed, electric poles laid down […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Girl student's death in residential school triggers protests in Baripada

Baripada: Following the shocking death of a class VIII student at a girls’ residential school in Mayurbhanj district yesterday, the family members and locals staged a protest in front of district Collector’s office today. The protest was withdrawn after the Red Cross announced Rs 50,000 compensation for the family of the deceased, sources said. Earlier […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Parents lock up school over alleged impregnation of girl student

Mayurbhanj:  A government-run residential school was locked up by parents and guardians of the students at Udala in Mayurbhanj district today after over the alleged impregnation of a girl student. According to sources, the enraged parents locked up the main gate of the residential school and staged a protest outside the school demanding action against […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021