Tag: Mayurbhanj

Three minors including 2 girls drown in separate incidents

Kalahandi/Mayurbhanj: In a string of unfortunate incidents, three minors including 2 girls meet their watery graves in separate incidents across Odisha today. Two minor girls drowned while bathing in a pond in Kesinga village of Kalahandi district. The deceased have been identified as Rosy Sahoo (15) and her cousin sister Namita Sahoo (13). “The duo […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Odisha man arrested for duping Rs 5 crore on pretext of providing jobs

Baripada: A man was arrested from Chandipur in Mayurbhanj district by Khunta Police on charges of duping nearly Rs 5 crore from job aspirants. The accused has been identified as Lakshman Hansda. According to sources, Hansda took money from youths and their parents on the pretext of giving jobs and later vanished. “He was my […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Govt School headmaster assaulted, tonsured for misbehaving with girl students

Mayurbhanj: Locals in Morda area of the district Thursday assaulted the headmaster of a government school physically and later tonsured him for allegedly misbehaving with the girl students of the school. The matter came to fore after the girl students informed their parents about the incident which happened on January 29, leading to a massive […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Solar bulbs transforming lives in tribal village of Odisha

Mayurbhanj: For residents of Jadidar village in Khunta block of Mayurbhanj district, life is not same anymore. They no longer have to think twice before stepping out of their homes in the dark and children don’t have to skip their studies in the night hours. All thanks to solar-powered bulbs. “As electricity can’t reach everywhere, […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Four-year-old girl raped in Baripada; 3 youths detained

Mayurbhanj: A 4-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped in Baripada and the matter came to light after a complaint was lodged at Badasahi Police Station today. The girl has been admitted to Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital while cops have detained 3 youths in connection with the case and have started interrogation. “An investigation […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Villagers lock up government official for misbehaving with woman

Baripada: A village-level worker (VLW) was detained by locals at Badkhiladi panchayat office in Kaptipada block of Mayurbhanj district today over allegations of misbehaving with a woman. As per reports, VLW Bidyut Mahapatra had allegedly misbehaved with a woman during the distribution of some consumer products and pension in the past. Protesting the incident, locals […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Truck loaded with gas cylinders falls off bridge

Mayurbhanj: A truck loaded with gas cylinders fell off a bridge near Bishoi police station at Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj today. Following the accident, the driver of the truck sustained critical injuries. According to sources, the truck on its way to Baripada from Jamshedpur, lost balance and fell off the bridge. On getting information, a team […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Headmaster, peon thrashed over harassment of girl student

Baripada: The headmaster and peon of Khiripada residential school under Betanati block of Mayurbhanj were beaten black and blue by locals for allegedly misbehaving with a girl student in Khiripada village today. According to sources, the peon Rabindra Sahu had misbehaved with the girl student on Saturday. Later, the family members of the victim had […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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