On entering this village, comprising 50 homes, mostly belonging to marginalised tribal and Dalit families, one encounters a cement plaque displaying the words -- "Villagers protect and manage these forest resources".
Dabangg actor Salman Khan was recently stopped by a CISF officer at Mumbai Airport. A video of a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer stopping Salman Khan at the airport is creating sensation on various social media platforms.
This is Lima Das, a seasoned Odissi dancer and teacher, who has earned laurels for her dance performances in national and international platform. Hailing from a non descriptive village of Rajasunakhela in Ranpur block of Nayagarh district in Odisha, Lima has a big dream in life. She not only hones her skill of Odissi dance form but is also imparting dance training to the young girls of the village. Lima has started four institutions in her home district where she teaches classical Odissi dance form free of cost.
Odisha Minister Arun Sahoo carried out a large procession in Nayagarh on Monday (August 9) to express gratitude to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Two persons were sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment in connection with the gang rape of a minor girl in Nayagarh.
Nayagarh's Spring Girl Priya has made it to the record books. The body flexibility of this three and half year old girl is simply remarkable. Priya hails from Mathurapur village under Rajasunakhela in Nayagarh District. At such a young age, she has been recognised by the Asia Book of Records and the India Book of Records.
Nayagarh: The Station Master at the Nayagarh railway station sustained multiple injuries after he was allegedly beaten up by a group of miscreants late on Sunday night. The Station Master,…
Nayagarh: Science and prudence took a back seat at Singarpur village under Sarankul Police limits in Nayagarh district where villagers resorted to superstition to revive a dead man even after…
Nayagarh: BJP leader Irani Ray on Monday alleged that she was attacked by some of the BJD workers while she had visited a temple at Bhata Sahi to attend a religious programme there on Sunday evening. Her car driver and one of her associates were also attacked by the BJD members, she alleged. Ray said […]
Nayagarh: Several studies and reports have found that local communities play a big role in conservation, sometimes bigger than the government agencies. A great reminder of this is the Chipko Movement, where women resisted deforestation in Uttar Pradesh (now Uttarakhand). Or, how a tribe in Arunachal Pradesh has prevented the critically-endangered Bugun Liocichla songbird from […]
Nayagarh: Three persons were killed and two other sustained critical injuries after two motorcycles collided with each other near the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) office in Sarankula area of Nayagarh district late on Thursday night. The three deceased have been identified as Krushna Chandra Nayak and Muna Nayak of Jagannathpur area while Shyam Sundar Sethi […]
Nayagarh: Police personnel busted a major sex racket by visiting a house in the guise of customers in Nayagarh district. As per reports, a team of police raided the house located at Akharia village soon after striking a deal with the owner who was allegedly operating the prostitution racket. The raid was conducted following allegations […]
Paradip: At least two persons including an eight-year-old boy were killed while four others reportedly sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Odisha on Wednesday morning. As per reports, an eight-year-old boy was killed and three of the family members sustained critical injuries after a Bolero they were travelling in collided with a trailer […]
Nayagarh: In a shocking incident, a woman teacher sustained grievous injuries after a youth allegedly stabbed her with a knife before attempting to kill self by slitting his throat at Godipada under Sarankul police limits in the district on Saturday. Both the victim and the alleged attacker have been admitted to district headquarters hospital in Nayagarh […]
Bhubaneswar: The students of Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya at Notar in Nayagarh district have once again grabbed the headlines for a valid cause. The school students, who have garnered many accolades in the past by creating awareness videos on various social issues, this time have set internet on fire with their latest creation on traffic awareness. […]
Nayagarh: The case pertaining to the alleged abduction, rape and murder of a five-year-old girl from Nayagarh took a curious turn on Friday when a RTI disclosure raised some serious questions over the State government’s claims that it has sought the appointment of a sitting High Court judge to monitor the SIT probe. The disclosure […]
Nayagarh: Employees had a narrow escape after an unidentified miscreant hurled a petrol bomb at a filling station in Singapada area under the Khandapada police limits of the district on Friday morning. According to reports, the miscreant had visited the filling station on Thursday night to buy petrol. However, he got into a heated exchange […]
Nayagarh: The family of a woman of Gochi Bari village who was rushed to Khandapada Community Healthcare Centre (CHC) in Nayagarh for delivery, has alleged sheer negligence on part of the medical authorities after a needle was left inside her body during the operation. The victim’s husband Prabhat Bahuka stated that his wife experienced labour […]
Nayagarh: Amidst questions pouring in from all sides on the veracity of the SIT version in the ‘rape and murder’ of the five-year-old girl at Jadupur in Nayagarh district, senior IPS officer Arun Bothra, the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the case, today clarified on the missing-bones claims and the doubts raised […]
Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Thursday directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the sexual assault and murder of a 5-year-old girl at Jadupur village in Nayagarh district, to file the charge-sheet in the case at the earliest. The court observed that the probe agency should file the charge-sheet at the earliest as many […]
Cuttack: The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, a social organisation, on Wednesday filed a miscellaneous petition in the Orissa High Court seeking direction for polygraph test of Arun Bothra, the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the murder of five-year old girl at Jadupur in Nayagarh district. The petitioner, Surendra Panigrahi, who has reiterated his […]
Nayagarh: Fresh allegations have been levelled against Inspector General of Police Arun Bothra, the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) currently investigating the abduction and murder of five-year-old girl of Jadupur village in Nayagarh district. A complaint has been lodged against Bothra at the Nayagarh Sadar Police Station, wherein he has been accused of […]
Nayagarh: The father of ‘Pari’, Ashok Sahoo has threatened to immolate himself in front of the Naveen Niwas, if the State Government doesn’t recommend the CBI to investigate the murder of his five-year-old daughter who was abducted and killed in July this year. The development came hours after the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Crime […]
Bhubaneswar: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Odisha Crime Branch has made a major breakthrough by arresting one person for his alleged involvement in the sensational abduction and subsequent murder of five-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’. Through a press release, the SIT confirmed that the arrestee is a resident of Jadupur in Nayagarh district, which is […]
Bhubaneswar: The national president of BJP Mahila Morcha, Vanathi Srinivasan on Saturday hit out at BJD-led Odisha government for trying to hush up the ‘pari’ murder case by ordering an SIT investigation into the case. Alleging Odisha Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo’s role in the murder case, she alleged that order for an SIT probe is […]