Tag: Mayurbhanj

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Elephant Calf 'Killed By Tiger' In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Amid concerns over the death of as many as six elephants in Karlapat Sanctuary in Kalahandi district in just a fortnight, an elephant calf is suspected to have been killed by a tiger in Tangro reserve forest under Bisoi range of the Rairangpur forest division in Mayurbhanj, a forest department official said on Monday. […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Odisha: Forest Officials Attacked By Villagers Over Sambar Deer Poaching In Mayurbhanj
Odisha: Forest Officials Attacked By Villagers Over Sambar Deer Poaching In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A team of officials led by the Udala Forest Ranger were attacked by some 30-40 people while they were returning after arresting two accused in a suspected case of deer poaching at Jamudiha village in Mayurbhanj district on late Tuesday night. Acting on a tip off about the hunting of a sambar deer in […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Posing As Buyers, Forest Officials Seize Eight Ivories, Arrest Two Poachers

Baripada: A team of forest officials seized eight ivories weighing around 45 kg and arrested two poachers from Angarapada village under Udala forest range here in Mayurbhanj district. The team conducted raids at the village in the guise of customers and nabbed Paghuram Hansda and Ramachandra Hansda allegedly involved in several elephant poaching cases. “We […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Odisha: 5 Including Minor Injured In Forest Fire After Accident

Karanjia: At least five passengers including a minor boy sustained burn injuries after they got trapped inside a forest fire in Mayurbhanj district following a road mishap on Sunday. All the injured were travelling in an auto-rickshaw when their vehicle collided with another auto near Thakurmunda-Karanjia road. Sources said the occupants of the auto-rickshaw sustained […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Wildfire Continues To Rage In Similipal Forest Park
Odisha: Wildfire Continues To Rage In Similipal Forest Park

Baripada: Forest fire again broke out in different ranges of Similipal National Park on Sunday resulting in the increase in temperature in the region. Smoke has enveloped the area triggering…

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Odisha Forest Fire: Similipal Tiger Reserve Burns As Fire Devours One Third Of The Park

Bhubaneswar: Even as more than 10 days have passed since a devastating fire broke out in the wilds of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR), India’s largest biosphere reserves in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, the State Forest Department is still to bring the situation under control. The raging flames continue to spread from one part to another devouring […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Not A Good Sign For Asia As Similipal Is Burning, Says Pratap Sarangi; Odisha Forest Minister Seeks Report

Baripada/Bhubaneswar: Nearly 10 days after a devastating wildfire broke out in the Similipal Tiger Reserve and the adjoining sanctuary and continue to devour large chunks of the park in quick succession, the Odisha government seems to have woken up to the unprecedented environmental and ecological disaster now. On Wednesday Odisha’s Forest and Environment Minister Bikram […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Odisha Govt Sends Team
Odisha Sends Team To Control Fire In Similipal

Bhubaneswar: As fire continued to ravage the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, the state government on Wednesday sent a high-level team to the spot to examine the forest fire situation and control the raging inferno. Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh directed the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) and other […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Similipal Wildfire: BJP Sends Delegation To Take Stock Of Situation

Baripada: Odisha BJP on Sunday has sent a 15-member team to Similipal to take stock of the situation as the unprecedented wildfire in the biosphere is yet to be controlled. The team is led by senior party MLA Jay Narayan Mishra. According to party sources, the team will assess the impact of the fire on […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
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Odisha: Forest & Fire Brigade Teams Rescue Elephant Calf From Well

Baripada: After hours of frantic efforts forest and fire brigade teams rescued an elephant calf which fell into a dug-well near Ghasamari reserve forest in Mayurbhanj district on Friday, forest…

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
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Odisha: Woman Police Officer Suspended For Making Pregnant Woman Walk 3 Kilometres

Mayurbhanj: A senior woman police officer has been suspended after she allegedly made a pregnant woman walk for 3 kilometres when the latter was found not wearing a helmet while riding pillion on a bike. Mayurbhanj Superintendent of Police (SP) Smit P. Parmar suspended the Officer-in-charge (OIC) of Sarat Police Station, Reena Baxala, on Sunday […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
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Odisha: Constable Suspended For Beating Biker During Helmet Check

Baripada: A day after a woman police officer was suspended for gross misconduct and dereliction of duty in Mayurbhanj district, another incident of police excess has been reported from the same district on Tuesday. A police constable has been placed under suspension for allegedly beating a man during helmet checking at Saharapada bypass road near […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
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Construction Firm Worker Arrested For Attempting To Abduct Tribal Children In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Tension ran high in Kalabadia panchayat area under Bangiriposi police limits of Mayurbhanj district on Thursday after some workers of a private construction company allegedly tried to abduct tribal children of nearby Akhadasahi village. One among the workers, identified as Jai Bhagwan, was arrested in connection with the incident. Based on the complaint of […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
FAKE NOTES
Odisha: Fake Currency Racket Busted, 2 Held

Baripada: Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a fake currency racket with arrest of two persons allegedly involved in the crime here in Mayurbhanj district. The accused identified as Rasbihari Rana and Rakhyahari Rana are two brothers. They belong to Bahadagoda of Jharkhand, police said. Police were tipped off about the transaction of Fake […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Odisha: Newborn Baby Boy Found Abandoned In Mayurbhanj Hospital Premises
Odisha: Newborn Baby Boy Found Abandoned In Mayurbhanj Hospital Premises

Baripada: A newborn baby boy was found abandoned by a couple in the bushes in the premises of Morada hospital in Mayurbhanj district Sunday early morning. The identity of the boy’s parents is yet to be ascertained and the baby has been handed over to the Childline officials. As per reports, a local man had […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
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