Tag: Mayurbhanj

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
Witch 'hunting' toll rate in Odisha: Four-a-month in 2019

Bhubaneswar: Witchcraft being a tradition among tribal communities like Santhals and Sabars, reports of witch hunting and killings have been coming in a big way from the districts housing such tribes. Odisha has witnessed at least four killings every month till date this year due to practice of witchcraft. The State has recorded at least […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Weather Alert: Heavy Rainfall Warning Issued For 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar today issued heavy rainfall warning for seven Odisha districts- Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Kalahandi, Sonepur, Boudh and Puri. Duty officer, Ajay Nayak informed that the yesterday’s low pressure area over coastal Odisha moved towards Northwest Odisha and its neighbourhood and under its impact several parts will experience light to moderate […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Cobra Found Inside Parcel Box In Odisha

Mayurbhanj: A cobra was found inside a parcel box in Rairangpur area of Mayurbhanj district on Saturday. As per reports, after receiving a parcel from Vijaywada, an employee of L&T private limited had opened the box to find a snake. The incident took place in a house taken on rent by L&T private limited at […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Man Thrashes Wife To Death After Minor Altercation

Baripada: A minor scuffle turned fatal after a woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband in Purnachandrapur Village under Morada Police limits in Mayurbhanj district. According to sources, Jena Bhakta belonging to Purnachandrapur village had an argument with his wife on some domestic issues. However, in the heat of the moment, Jena allegedly […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Odisha youth gets death penalty for raping, murdering minor girl in 2018

Baripada: The Baripada Additional District and Sessions Judge court today awarded death penalty to a youth accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl in Betnoti area in Mayurbhanj district in 2018. The court pronounced the death sentence for the accused, Jaminikanta Mahanta on the basis of the testimony of 27 witnesses and medical reports. […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Polytechnic Students Accuse College Of Borrowing Loans In Their Names

Mayurbhanj: As many as 56 students of a polytechnic college in Patpur area under Chitrada block of Mayurbhanj district have claimed that huge amount of loan has been borrowed in their names by the authorities of the institution. As per reports, the students have lodged a complaint at Morada Police station alleging that the authorities […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
stone quarry blast Rourkela
15 Stone Crushing Units Near Similipal National Park Shut

Baripada: Fifteen stone crushing units near the Similipal National Park have been closed down to curb pollution in the biosphere reserve in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, an official said on Thursday. In addition, prohibitory orders under Section 144 were clamped on several areas adjoining the park to ensure a pollution-free environment in the zone, said Divisional […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Heart ailments kill 26 - 28% in 40+ years in Odisha!

  Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of World Heart Day today,  the heart sinking fact is a significant 26-28 per cent of deaths in the age group of 40 years and above are attributed to heart ailments in Odisha. The total deaths due to heart-related disorder in Odisha had crossed 9,000 in 2018  from around 7,000 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Abandoned Newborn Girl Rescued From Jungle In Odisha

Mayurbhanj: A newborn girl was found abandoned in Singada Jungle under Raruan Police limits in Mayurbhanj district. According to reports, some villagers of the village nearby the forest heard a baby crying and found her lying in the jungle. They rescued the baby and admitted her to Karanjia sub-divisional hospital for treatment. Doctors at the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
College Principal, Accountant ‘Manhandle’ Odisha Student, Video Goes Viral

Mayurbhanj: A video purportedly showing the principal and accountant of Anchalika Degree Mahavidyalaya at Gopabandhu Nagar in Mayurbhanj district manhandling a student has gone viral. The video which was reportedly shot in the principal’s chamber shows the college principal, Manoj Sahu, and the accountant engaged in a heated argument with the student, Debasish Mohanty. While […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
4 Persons Killed, 4 Injured In Separate Wall Collapse Incidents In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Four persons including a woman were killed while four others sustained injuries in separate wall collapse incidents due to incessant rainfall in Kendrapara, Balasore, Puri and Mayurbhanj districts on Friday. According to reports, an octogenarian identified as Kailash Samal of Nuasahi in Ganeshpur area was killed while his wife sustained injuries after wall of […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
6 Killed In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Keonjhar/Baripada/Rourkela: As many as six persons were killed in separate road accidents in Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh districts. In Keonjhar, a man, his 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son were killed after the motorcycle they were travelling on was hit by a car near Ganesh Bhawan under Joda Police limits of the district. The driver of […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Man Already In Jail Booked For Theft By Odisha Police

Baripada: Bizarre as it may sound, a man in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district was allegedly arrested by the police on charges of theft from a temple that occurred on the day when he was already lodged in jail. As per reports, a man named Ramakant Nayak from Nuasahi village under Udala police limits in Mayurbhanj district […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Many parts in Odisha will record min temp below 10 deg C from tomorrow!

Bhubaneswar: Even as wintry nights are yet to grip the state as a whole, the air, however, will show a nip in some parts of Odisha. The night time temperatures may drop to around 8 degree Celsius there very soon. As per the US-based National Climate Prediction Centre (NCEP), the night time temperatures in the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021