Tag: Mayurbhanj

Students walk miles to get grievances redressed in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Protesting repeated harassment by authorities, nearly 100 students of SSD School, Shyamakhunta walked for 15 kms to meet Mayurbhanj Collector seeking his intervention for resolving several grievances. According to reports, students of Class V to Class X decided to lodge complaint against several irregularities and harassment by school authorities to the Collector as their […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Raging Forest fire in Similipal Reserve causes irreversible damage

Mayurbhanj: A major fire has erupted in the Similipal Tiger Reserve under the Pithabata forest range of Mayurbhanj district engulfing vast areas affecting the endangered flora and fauna. The intensity of fire is so high that it has spread to peripheries making life difficult for the villagers living on the foothills of the mountain range […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Global award for Mayurbhanj school

Bhubaneswar: An upper primary school at Rasagovindpur block in Mayurbhanj district has earned global recognition for adopting interactive methods of teaching. Rajesh Pradhan, block education officer of Rasgovindpur block had recently received the Commonwealth Education Good Practice Award 2018 on behalf of the school at Nadi in Fiji . The students at the school are being […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Man beaten to death over petty quarrel

Mayurbhanj: A man was allegedly beaten to death by two persons in a quarrel over a petty issue in Debradihi village under Tiring police limits of Mayurbhanj district today, police sources said. The deceased has been identified as Karan Sundhi. According to reports, both the accused are brothers. Sources said the incident occurred during a […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Elderly woman shot with arrow; reason unknown

Keonjhar: A 60-year-old woman sustained critical injuries after an unidentified man shot her with an arrow at Panaspala under Karanjia police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Sunday. According to sources, the woman identified as Nandi Gouda was plucking leaves in a nearby forest when an unidentified man shot her with the arrow which pierced into […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Sex slur: ASI thrashed black & blue in Mayurbhanj

  Baripada: An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Thakurmunda police station in Mayurbhanj district was roughed up by villagers after they caught him with a woman in a compromising situation last night. Getting information about the ASI’s alleged illicit act, locals went to the spot and caught the cop red-handed with a woman in a […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Shame! Divyang minor girl raped by drunk man

Baripada: In yet another shameful incident, a man allegedly raped a minor divyang girl in an inebriated condition at Pathuri village under Bangiriposi police limits of Mayurbhanj district, police said today. According to Police, the accused identified as Surendra Naik of same village had come to the house of the girl with liquor and shared […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Youth’s body found, murder suspected

Rairangpur: The body of a youth was recovered from a nullah near Jharadihi village under Tiring police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The deceased, identified as Lakhindara Munda of Dhipasahi village is suspected to have been murdered as his body carries injury marks at several places including head. Family members stated that Munda had […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Govt knee-deep in corruption: BJP

Baripada: Coming down heavily on the BJD-led State government, Odisha in-charge of BJP Arun Singh today said here that the government is knee deep in corruption and people of Mayurbhanj will give a befitting reply to it in next election. At a press meet in Baripada, Singh said women who are spearheading anti-liquor movement in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
3 youths charred to death after accident

Baripada: Three youths were charred to death after their motorcycle caught fire following a suspected road accident on NH 49 near Katas under Bisoi police limits in Mayurbhanj district late on Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Charan Lohar of Bangiriposhi, Bably Majhi and Satrughan Majhi of Ghodabandar area. Though the exact reason […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man dead, wife critical in miscreants' attack

Baripada: A man was killed while his wife was critically injured in an attack  by unidentified miscreants at Chatani village under Jamuda police station in Mayurbhanj district last night. The deceased was identified as Badha Baski. The miscreants entered into the house of Baski when the couple was sleeping on Friday night and attacked them. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Cancellation of license of Urban Co-op bank puts depositors in disarray

Baripada: A large number of customers of Urban Cooperative bank in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district are grappling with mental agony since the Reserve Bank India had cancelled the license of the bank citing financial crisis. The depositors have become frustrated after running from pillar to post to withdraw their hard earned money. “We have run […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Woman, who was set ablaze after rape by father-in-law, dies

Bhubaneswar: The 21-year-old woman, who was earlier set on fire after rape by her father-in-law at Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj, died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Jamshedpur on Saturday night. The woman had sustained nearly 95 percent burn injuries and was admitted to the hospital in critical condition. Rairangpur police arrested the prime accused […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man arrested for rape and attempt to murder daughter-in-law

Baripada: A man has been arrested for allegedly raping and trying to kill his own daughter-in-law by setting her on fire at Bazarsahi area under ward no 5 of Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj district. The 21-year-old woman, who has sustained over 95 percent burn injuries, is now battling for life at a hospital in Jamshedpur. According […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mayurbhanj gears up to celebrate ‘Tusu’ festival

Mayurbhanj: With harvest festival Makar Sankranti just a day away, the tribals of Mayurbhanj are all geared up for their own version of the festival ‘Tusu’. City markets are crowded with people making last minute purchases for the festival while artisans are busy giving final touches to Tusu idols. Gaman Chandra Behera, an artisan said, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021