Tag: Mayurbhanj

Man Thrashed For Rape Attempt On Minor Girl In Odisha

Baripada: A man was thrashed black and blue by locals for allegedly attempting to rape a minor girl at Banasahi under Karanjia of Mayurbhanj district. According to sources, the accused went to the house of the minor girl on Sunday when her parents were out on some work. Taking advantage of the situation, the accused […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Mercury will plunge to below 10 deg C at some places in Odisha on Dec 5, 6!

Bhubaneswar: With the winter season onsetting from December 1, Odisha will not see any immediate drop in night temperatures for next 48 hours from today. However, the night temperatures in Odisha will see a sharp drop to the extent of 3 degree Celsius from coming Wednesday. Though State will not witness any rainfall till December […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Cold conditions will grip Odisha from Dec 20, chill may greet New Year Day!

Bhubaneswar: Severe cold conditions will grip Odisha from the fourth week of December and will continue till the New Year Day. Though the State will remain mainly dry till the New Year Day, isolated places in coastal districts ranging from Puri to Gopalpur may witness some light rainfall during the week number four in December. […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Woman Surrenders After Murdering 'Live-in Partner'

Balasore: Police today recovered blood soaked body of a man from a house in Gudipada area of Balasore district. Later, a woman claiming to be his live-in partner, surrendered before Baripada Town Police after confessing to have executed the gruesome murder. As per reports, the deceased Badha Marndi who had been working as a watchman […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Cold wave in Odisha for next 48 hours, Dry Weather in 23 districts on New Year Day

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Met department has issued orange warning with a prediction that cold and severe cold wave conditions will sweep across half of Odisha’s landscape, the big relief is sunny morning will greet residents in as many as 23 districts in the State on the New Year Day. As per the latest IMD […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Toddler 'Forced' To Marry Dog To Ward Off Bad Luck In Odisha

Baripada: Science and superstition continue to go hand-in-hand in most part of the country. A case in point is a recent report from Mayurbhanj district in Odisha where a toddler was reportedly ‘forced’ to marry a dog to ward off bad luck. While many call it superstition, people of the tribal ‘Ho’ community cry tradition. […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
PMAY Scam: 'Massive Irregularities' Mar Govt’s 5T Claims

Puri/Baripada: Allegations of gross irregularities in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) have resurfaced in Odisha with instances of ineligible beneficiaries getting benefits of the central housing scheme being reported from Puri and Baripada. The alleged irregularities in Brahmagiri block under Puri district and Shuliapada block in Mayurbhanj district have led to widespread resentment among people […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Man Goes Missing In Mayurbhanj, Family Alleges Step-Mother’s Involvement

Mayurbhanj: It is now four days that Jagatnanda Mohapatra, a resident of ward no.11 in Udala town in district is missing. Though the family members filed a missing complaint, police are yet to trace his whereabouts. Moreover, the family alleged that Jagatnanda has been kidnapped by his step-mother following some dispute over insurance money of […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha Migrant Worker Hangs Self Near Quarantine Centre In Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A migrant worker, who was lodged at a quarantine centre in Mayurbhanj district following his return from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, allegedly committed suicide on Friday outside the facility, police said. Surendra Behera (38), a resident of Raikama village in the district, was found hanging from a tree with a lungi around his neck near […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Cyclone Amphan: Odisha govt advises migrants against returning home in coastal districts

Bhubaneswar: With cyclone Amphan set to hit Odisha shores, the state government has asked officials to discourage migrants from returning to their hometown in coastal districts and insisted that food and accommodation arrangements be made for them. Additional Chief Secretary and Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P K Jena, in an advisory issued on Tuesday, said […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Mentally Ill Man Kept In Confinement Sans Treatment As Family Faces Penury

Baripada: For the last six months, Chunuram Tudu’s life has been confined within the four walls of his house at Chuturighat village under Kaptipada block of Mayurbhant district. The 23-year-old Chunuram, who is reportedly suffering from some psychiatric disorder for the last eight years, has been chained to a pole by his parents. His family […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Over 3 Kg Brown Sugar Seized By Odisha Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Sunday seized over three kilograms of Brown Sugar following a raid in Mayurbhanj district and arrested one person in this connection. The cost of the seized narcotics is worth over Rs 3 crore, police said. As per reports, the accused was one of the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Odisha Govt Approves Drinking Water Projects Worth Rs 800.27 Cr

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday approved four mega drinking water projects worth Rs 800.27 crore. The government approved the projects for Malkangiri, Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Gajapati and Cuttack districts, said Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy. The projects will provide drinking water to 6.07 lakh more people in 911 villages in the districts. The Cabinet also […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Watch: Video Of The Dramatic Collapse Of A House At Baripada Following Incessant Rain

Baripada: A house in Madhuban Talasahi of Baripada Town in Mayurbhanj district collapsed on Wednesday morning following heavy rainfall in the region. The incident took place at around 9 am. The house belonged to one SK Sadam of the area. However, no casualties were reported in the mishap. Reports said, the local administration had ordered […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Inebriated Man Kills Mother In Mayurbhanj, Arrested

Baripada: An inebriated man allegedly killed his mother at Dudhiasole village under Shyamakhunta Police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday night over some family dispute. The deceased has been identified as Gurubari Singh. Meanwhile, Baripada Sadar police have arrested the accused Buddhu Singh. As per reports, the mother-son duo was not in good terms over […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021