Tag: Mayurbhanj

Odisha: Tension Over Youth's Death, Villagers Gherao Forest Office

Mayurbhanj: Tension ran high at Nachhipur village under Padadiha range in Mayurbhanj district following death of a youth who was missing since a week. The family members of the youth along with fellow villagers staged a dharna in front of the forest office alleging that the forest department employees have beaten him to death on […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Jumbo Herd Wreaks Havoc In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj : A herd of marauding elephants caused enormous damage to property as well as crops at Chanchabani village under Karanjia forest range of Mayurbhanj district. The herd comprising 22 elephants of several age groups have strayed into the residential area leaving the people in a state of panic for the last 11 days. According […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Similipal National Park To Reopen For Tourists From November 1

Baripada: The Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district will reopen for the public and tourists from November 1, an order issued by the field director of the tiger reserve mentioned. All activities in the park would be carried out in strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines in place. As per the order, a maximum of 35 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Udala: Body Of Elderly Woman Found Inside House
Udala: Body Of Elderly Woman Found Inside House

Udala: The body of an elderly woman was found inside a house at Beladiha village under the Kaptipada police station in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday morning amid suspicion that she had been murdered. The deceased has been identified as Sarmamani Sethi (65). According to sources, the wall of the house, where the body was found, […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Similipal National Park Re-Opens After Covid-19 Break, Over 200 Tourists Visit On First Day

Mayurbhanj: Over 200 tourists from West Bengal, Jharkhand and different parts of Odisha visited Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district which was thrown open to public from today. The park was closed for visitors since March following the outbreak of Covid-19. Visitors were seen making long queues both at Pithabata (Baripada) and Kaliani (Jashipur) gates […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Woman Sets Herself On Fire; Husband, Mother-In-Law Suffer Burn Injuries Trying To Save Her

Baripada: Three members of a family sustained critical burn injuries after one of them reportedly attempted self-immolation at Baidapur village under Betanati block of Mayurbhanj district today morning. The three injured have been identified as Gair Singh, his wife Saraswati and mother Raim. Singh and his mother were admitted to Baripada Medical College and Hospital […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Death Of Minor Girl In Mayurbhanj: 4 Arrested Over Assault On Medical Superintendent

Mayurbhanj: Amidst outrage after the assault on the superintendent of Baripada PRM Medical College & Hospital over alleged medical negligence, the police swung into action and arrested four persons in this connection. A minor girl from Syamakhunta block in Mayurbhanj was admitted to the hospital on October 30 reportedly for treatment of sickle cell anemia. […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
6 Years On, Mayurbhanj's Sono Barrage Project Hangs Fire
6 Years On, Mayurbhanj's Sono Barrage Project Hangs Fire

Baripada: The fate of a barrage project on Sono river is hanging in balance even as six years have passed since the foundation stone of the project was laid. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had laid the foundation stone of the proposed barrage near Jaida village in Udala area of Mayurbhanj district in 2014. The 234.50m […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha: Businessman Robbed Off Rs 3 Lakh On Knifepoint

Baripada: Three bike-borne miscreants attacked a businessman and allegedly looted Rs 3 lakh from him at Betnoti market in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. As per reports, the miscreants came on a black bike and attacked the businessman identified as Gopinath Behera, who hails from Khantapada area in Balasore, with a sharp weapon before fleeing the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi Targets Odisha CM Over Unfulfilled Promises
BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi Targets CM Naveen Over 'Unfulfilled Promises'

Baripada: National Spokesperson of the BJP and Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik accusing him of betraying the people of Mayurbhanj district by not putting into service the promises made to them prior to the elections last year. Sarangi was reportedly on a one-day visit to Baripada in […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Never Say Never: Tale Of Two Unputdownable Divyangs

Bargarh: He lost his ability to walk, but didn’t give up hope. Driven by a strong will-power and commitment to do it big, 35-year old Premananda Mallick, a Divyang since birth, has never blamed his destiny, but proved himself as an abled man. Wheel chair-bound Mallick of Bhejipalli under Bheden block in Bargarh is an […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Selfie With Elephants
Jumbo Misadventure: Youths' Selfie Contest Fumes Tusker In Mayurbhanj (WATCH)

Mayurbhanj: Ever came across a selfie-contest with the tuskers? As bizarre as it may sound, a few youths in Mayurbhanj district dared to march on a misadventure to click selfie with a tusker that had ventured into the forests in Nadapur village under the Betanati range. A video of the incident which took place on […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Odisha: Man Kills Father-In-Law By Slitting Throat Over Past Enmity

Baripada: In a bizarre incident, a man allegedly killed his father-in-law by slitting his throat over past enmity at Khuntapur village under Baisinga police limits here in Mayurbhanj district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Singh of Khiripada village under the same police jurisdiction. According to reports, Ramesh visited the house of […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Rebirth of Punasia Forests In Odisha's Mayurbhanj
Planting The Barren Green: Rebirth Of Punasia Forests In Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: It is said that every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. Well, in worship of the Mother Nature, the womenfolk in Punasia village under Bangiriposi of Mayurbhanj district have corroborated, better than anyone else, the significance of preservation of forests and green cover in the […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Lord Jagannath Temple in Koraput reopens
Jagannath Temple In Koraput Reopens, Shrines In Mayurbhanj To Allow Devotees From Jan 5

Koraput/Baripada: After nine long months, the doors of the Lord Jagannath Temple in Koraput Town re-opened for devotees on Wednesday. Apart from the Jagannath temple of Sabar Srikhetra, several other shrines including the Gupteswar temple also reopened this morning. These religious places are allowing devotees while adhering to the Covid-19 standard operating procedure and safety […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021