Tag: Mayurbhanj

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
Odisha: Woman Hacked To Death Over Sorcery Suspicion In Mayurbhanj

Udala: In a superstition-related crime, a woman was allegedly hacked to death by two brothers on the suspicion of practising sorcery at Sarisua village under Sarat police limits here in Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday evening. Two brothers identified as Kalia and Balia Mohanty of the same village were believed to have committed the crime. The […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
twitter war
Odisha: BJP, BJD Locked In Twitter War

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of BJP and the BJD went into a twitter war once again over alleged disregard to former CM of the State, Biju Patnaik in Mayurbhanj. Sources said some leaders of both the parties exchanged heated arguments at the ‘Disha’ meeting in Baripada on Tuesday over putting of stickers mentioning ‘Biju Pucca […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Martyr's family
Army Day: Life Will Never Be The Same For Galwan Vally Martyr Naib Subedar Nuduram Soren’s Family

Rairangpur: On this Makar Sankranti, baby Sonali kept asking her mother, Laxmi, why did Papa not come home? Laxmi was helpless as the little girl would be devastated to know he was no more. Sonali, who will step into her primary school this year, is the youngest among the three daughters of Indian Army Naib […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Murder mystery
Odisha: Mystery Of Man’s Body In A Well At Odisha-Jharkhand Border Cracked, 2 Arrested

Mayurbhanj: The Karanjia police on Friday claimed to have solved the mystery surrounding the recovery of a mutilated body, from an abandoned well at Panduaburu village near the border with Jharkhand, on January 15 with the arrest of two suspects. Two nephews of the deceased, identified as Jaypal Hembram have been arrested on charges of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Youth Detained
Odisha: Locals Thrash Youth For Clicking Woman’s Photo In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A youth was thrashed and later detained by the irate locals for allegedly clicking photographs of a woman without her permission at Udala area in the district on Saturday. According to reports, passersby accosted the youth after the latter started taking multiple photographs of a woman on his mobile phone despite the woman’s objection. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Superstition Reigns: Where Kids Wed Dogs To Keep Evils At Bay!

Baripada (Mayurbhanj): Have you ever heard about a marriage between a human and dog with all rituals? At a time when man continues to march into the digital age in leaps and bounds, you will be surprised to see such customs still rule the roost in Odisha. People of the Ho community who form a […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
RD University Girl Death: Two Accused Identified, One Detained

Jajpur/Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police has reportedly detained one of the accused Rakesh Swain in connection with the death of Jharaphula Nayak- the student of Ramadevi University, Bhubaneswar. Jajpur police may take Swain into its custody for interrogation. Earlier today, they had claimed to have identified the accused who carried the body of Jharaphula and dumped it […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Odisha: Worker Dies After Falling Into Deep Pit Dug For Biju Setu Construction

Baripada: A worker engaged in the construction of a bridge under Biju Setu Yojana died after falling into a deep pit near Badasahi under Betanati police station here in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Deepak Singh, a resident of Rasgovindpur in Mayurbhanj district. According to reports, Singh accidentally fell into […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Smugglers Arrested
Odisha: Elephant Tusks, Leopard Skins Seized In Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj; 3 Wildlife Smugglers Arrested

Keonjhar: The allegation by animal lovers that Odisha is a happy hunting ground for elephant and leopard poachers has once again received credence as the State Crime Branch officials on Sunday seized  a number of elephant tusks and leopard skins from Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts. Three wildlife smugglers were arrested in this connection. According to […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021