Tag: Mayurbhanj

2 killed, 23 injured in separate road accidents in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Two persons were killed and 23 others were injured in separate road accidents in Mayurbhanj, Nabarangpur and Nayagarh districts on Sunday. Two persons died while three others were critically injured in a collision involving two motorcycles at Jharigaon Mehersahi of Nabarangpur. One of the deceased has been identified as Jayram Shanta while identity of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
BJP protests transfer of 45 doctors in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Palpable tension ran high at the District headquarters hospital (DHH) in Mayurbhanj today after BJP workers staged an agitation in the hospital premises over the transfer of 45 doctors from different hospitals of the district. According to sources the state government has notified for transfer of 45 doctors working at various community healthcare centres […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Farmer injured in elephant attack in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A farmer of Sarasola village in Mayurbhanj district was seriously injured after being attacked by an elephant here today morning. The injured, identified as Narayan Tudu, was guarding his crops when a herd of elephants strayed into his field and one of the jumbos attacked Tudu. However, locals rescued Tudu admitted him to a […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
With no roads, pregnant woman carried on cot in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Failure of ambulance services to villages especially in cut off areas due to poor road connectivity refuses to die down with one more such incident being reported from Chaulagheri village of Bangiriposhi in Mayurbhanj district today. As per reports, a woman of the village complained of labour pain early morning today following which the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
8-feet-long python rescued from house in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: An eight-feet-long python was rescued from the backyard of a house at Baniabasa village under Udala block of Mayurbhanj district today. According to sources, the snake was spotted near the hen house in the backyard of one Dashrath Hembram. According to sources, the snake had already preyed on a hen. After spotting the reptile, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Elephant herd goes amok in Baripada

Baripada: A herd of elephants wreaked havoc in Karanjia village here after it went on a rampage at the Biswa Bandhu residential school late on Monday night, destroying property and food items kept for school meals. Though no student has been injured in the incident, the walls and gates of the school have completely been […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Lawyers in Baripada shun courts demanding HC bench

Baripada: Demanding a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Mayurbhanj, members of the district bar association boycotted court activities today. The members will be boycotting court activities for 3 days starting today, informed sources. Protesting State government’s failure to fulfil their demands of a permanent HC bench in the district, the lawyers also staged […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Bird count drops at Kolab reservoir in Koraput

Koraput: There has been a drop in the number of birds in Koraput district as per the latest bird census which is being carried out from Kolabnagar to Ganjaipadar at Kolab reservoir. Forest department sources said over 25 special camps have been set up for the counting of migratory birds. “Apart from four new species, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Health care in disarray due to lack of beds at Baripada MCH

Baripada: The health care services at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital of the district are in disarray owing to the shortage of beds at different wards in the hospital. As per reports, less number of beds has compelled the patients to sleep on floor even in this bone chilling cold. With less number […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Bandh in Bamanghati over district status for western Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Demanding district status for the western Mayurbhanj members of the Kriyanushthan Committee have been observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh in seven blocks of Bamanghati today. Members of the outfit were seen picketing on highways and in front of government offices from early this morning. Normal life came to a grinding halt at Bijatala, Rairangpur, Bisoi, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Half-burnt body of youth recovered from roadside in Mayurbhanj

Baripada:  In a shocking incident, a half-burnt body of a youth was recovered from the main road near Dandbose village under Town Police limits in Rairangpur area of Mayurbhanj district today. The identity of the deceased has not been established yet, said sources. It is suspected that the youth was beaten to death and later, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Titli compensation
Two months on, 'Titli' hit victims still await compensation

Mayurbhanj: It has been 60 days since Cyclone Titli hit the district, but residents of several villages in the region are yet to get any compensation from the State government. As per reports 23 families of Kundasahi village were rendered homeless after the cyclone on October 10. The victims managed to survive with whatever assistance […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
locals stage road-blockade
Elephants enter human settlements, damage houses in Odisha

Baripada: Palpable tension prevailed at Badampur village under Rasagovindpur police limits in Mayurbhanj district today after locals staged a road blockade over frequent intrusion of wild elephants and extensive damage to crop and property by the pachyderms in the area. Locals alleged that the forest department has been lackadaisical in taking concrete steps to  drive […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
youth killed by neighbours
Youth stoned to death by neighbours over land dispute, 4 detained

Mayurbhanj: A youth was brutally stoned to death allegedly by his neighbours at Pata Sahi village under Sarat police limits in the district over some land dispute on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Jagannath Khandual. According to sources, Jagannath had gone to the nearby jungle to attend nature’s call and entered into […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
2 Odia migrant labourers killed in road mishap in AP

Mayurbhanj: Two migrant labourers from Koshiabeda village under Saraskana block of the district were killed after being hit by a car near Bhumireddy Palli in Andhra Pradesh. The deceased, identified as Lubuna Marandi and Suru Marandi had gone to Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh to work in a stone quarry. However, the two migrant labourers […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021