Tag: Mayurbhanj

Portion of under-construction bridge collapses in Balasore

Balasore: Prior to its inauguration, a portion of an under-construction bridge over Budhabalanaga river in Balasore caved in. With this, the hope of people of Mayurbhanj and Balasore to cross the river without any problems has now been shattered. According to reports, the construction works of the bridge had started four years back with an […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Minor girl dies of alleged medical negligence in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Tension prevailed at the Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital in Baripada on Sunday after a minor girl died while undergoing treatment. Alleging negligence in treatment, family members of the deceased girl staged a demonstration by placing her body outside the hospital campus. As per reports, the minor a native of Chalunia village […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Similipal Tiger Reserve to remain shut from June 16

Mayurbhanj: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district will remain closed to tourists from June 16 in view of the monsoon, officials said Monday. The date of reopening of the STR and sanctuary will be notified later after the monsoon ends, a press release issued by STR authorities said. The closure of the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Death of pregnant woman with stillborn twins sparks tension in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Tension prevailed in front of the District Collectorate in Baripada on Friday after a pregnant woman carrying stillborn twins died due to alleged medical negligence. As per reports, relatives of the deceased woman staged a demonstration at the spot seeking justice. “The authorities at the hospital demanded money from us when we brought my […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Decomposed body of missing Karanjia Sub-Jail warder found hanging

Mayurbhanj: Police recovered the decomposed body of missing Karanjia Sub-Jail’s warder near Karanjia grid in Mayurbhanj today.The body of the warder, Sukant Behera, who was missing since June 18, was found hanging from a tree. As per reports, after spotting the body hanging from a tree, some locals informed the police. A team of cops […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Four killed, ten injured in bus-truck collision in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: At least four persons including a woman were killed and 10 others sustained critical injuries in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck carrying iron rods near Agaria bridge under Baisinga Police limits on NH-18 in Baripada late Thursday night. As per reports, the ill-fated ‘Kalpana’ bus carrying 20 passengers was travelling […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Shame! 17-month-old girl raped by relative in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In a shameful incident, a 17-month-old girl was allegedly raped by one of her relatives in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. The incident took place in Khunta area of the district on Friday. As per the police complaint filed by the baby girl’s parents at Khunta Police Station, the accused sexually assaulted the child while she […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Sans building, school kids study under trees in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: The students of Thakurasahi Primary School under Kaptipada block of Mayurbhanj district are now forced to study under trees as the institution does not have its own building. Though Odisha Government allocated funds for the construction of school building in 2012, it was allegedly embezzled by the then headmaster in-charge of the school which […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Two brothers shot at by miscreants in Rairangpur

Rairangpur: Two brothers sustained bullet injuries after two bike-borne miscreants opened fire at them in Link Road of Rairangpur town of Mayurbhanj district today morning. As per reports, the siblings, Daya Shankar Sahoo and Gouri Shankar Sahoo, engaged in trading were attacked by the miscreants around 7:40 AM today at their paddy godown near their […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
26 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Nayagarh/Mayurbhanj/Balasore: As many as 26 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Nayagarh, Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts today. In Nayagarh, 12 persons were injured after a head-on collision between two cars near Kaliapada area under Daspalla Police limits in the district. Sources said, the victims were heading towards Hatasahi in Daspalla after attending a […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Samaritan Act: Train driver rescues, admits mishap-hit man in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: In a good Samaritan act, a train driver rescued and admitted a man to hospital after he came in front of a train today. As per reports, one Chittaranjan Hati accidentally came in front of the Baripada and Balasore DEMU early this morning and lost both his legs. The alert driver immediately halted the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Weather Alert: Met Issues Lightning, Rainfall Warning For 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Thursday issued thunderstorm with lightning and rainfall alert for seven districts of Odisha. The warning has been issued for the districts– Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Malkangiri and Koraput districts till 4 PM today. “Thunderstorm with lightning and light to moderate rainfall likely to occur at a […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Attack On Doctor & Security Guards Sparks Tension At Udala Hospital

Mayurbhhanj: Palpable tension prevailed at Udala sub-divisional hospital after three drunken youths allegedly attacked a doctor and security personnel on Saturday night. Protesting the attack, doctors and other hospital staff staged a dharna in front of the outpatient department today. The medical services have been affected due to strike by the doctors and hospital staff. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Woman Patient In Odisha Denied Discharge From Hospital For 'Not Paying Bribe'

Baripada: The Rairangpur sub-divisional hospital here has come under scanner after a doctor allegedly demanded money to discharge a woman patient following her treatment on Friday. According to reports, one Dinabandhu Majhi of Tiring village in Mayurbhanj district had admitted his pregnant wife Khudi Murmu to the Rairangpur hospital after she complained of acute pain […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Shocking! Divyang Girl Kidnapped, Raped In Mayurbhanj District

Baripada: There seems to be no let up in the cases of atrocities against girls and women in Odisha. Adding to the list of heinous crimes, a divyang girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Udala area of Mayurbhanj district. Though the incident occurred on July 31, the matter came to light after the […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021