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BJD factions clash during ‘Jana Sampark Padayatra’ in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A clash broke out between the supporters of BJD Khandapada MLA Anubhav Patnaik and BJD MP Soumya Ranjan Patnaik during Jana Sampark Padayatra in Banamalipur Panchayat of Nayagarh yesterday. As per reports, the brawl started after Soumya Ranjan’s supporters allegedly raised slogans against the Khandapada MLA using banners and posters which was vehemently opposed […]

Woman kills son & daughter, attempts suicide in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: In a heart-wrenching incident, a woman allegedly killed her 5-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter by throwing them into a pond after feeding them poison at Laxmiprasad village under Khandapada police limits in Nayagarh district on Sunday. The woman, identified as Kalyani Khuntia, later attempted suicide by consuming poison and jumping into the same pond. […]

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 […]

Villagers launch protest against teachers; lock up school

Nayagarh: Villagers of Nuagaon under Panjitgarh Badalia police limits of Nayagarh district today locked up the main gate of nodal primary school and raised slogans alleging negligent attitude & misbehaviour by school authorities and teachers. The protestors have demanded stern action against the school authorities. Resentment had been brewing in the village for a long […]

Fire breaks out in Odisha village, firefighters refuse rescue operation

Nayagarh: Houses of at least five families were reduced to ashes after a major fire broke out at Srirampur in Daspalla of Nayagarh district yesterday night. According to some locals, Fire Services personnel allegedly refused to come for rescue operation citing ongoing state-wide indefinite cease-work strike. Even as villagers tried to douse the flame, the […]

Dengue scare grips Nayagarh, 128 tested positive so far

Nayagarh: Dengue continued to grip Nayagarh district as reportedly more than 10 people from different places of the district are being diagnosed with the vector-borne disease on a daily basis. Official reports claimed at least 128 people have been tested dengue positive in the area so far, of which, the highest number of cases (45) […]

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Dengue stings Nayagarh hard; locals allege admin negligence

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha registering more than four-fold rise in the Dengue cases this season as compared to last year, the vector-borne disease seems to be hitting Nayagarh hard. According to sources, on a daily basis, more than 10 patients are being admitted to the district headquarters hospital (DHH) triggering panic among the locals. “After undergoing […]

Bombs hurled in three places in Nayagarh, attackers among 3 hurt

Nayagarh: Three youths including two attackers were injured in a series of bomb blast at three different places in Nayagarh district late Sunday night. One among the injured identified as Rajkishore Sahu has been admitted to a hospital in Bhubaneswar. The other two, Balia Panda of Belaghuntha area and Ramachandra Hota, who allegedly hurled the […]

Woman candidate dies during physical test for constable post

Boudh: A woman candidate died while undertaking a physical test for the post of constable in the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) near Murshundi in Boudh today. The deceased has been identified Pravasi Nayak from Nuagaon Block of Nayagarh. The incident occurred during the 5-km running test when Nayak’s health condition started to deteriorate. Before she […]

‘Tortured’ Odia youths stranded in Dubai

Bhubaneswar/Nayagarh: Two youths from Odisha are reportedly stranded in Dubai without proper food, drinking water, shelter and valid work permit cards while eagerly trying to find a passage back home. The youths have been identified as Abhimanyu Patasani and Bapuni Pradhan of Badakutuni village of Nayagarh district. As per reports, an agent named Sushanta Mohanty […]

16 people injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Cuttack: At least 16 persons including two students were injured in two different road mishaps in Cuttack and Nayagarh on Saturday. Six persons including two students were injured after a passenger bus rammed into an engineering college bus near Kathajodi bridge in Cuttack today. The incident occurred at around 9 am when the ‘Jay Durga’ […]

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Farmer’s death sparks tension in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Tension ran high at Sikharpur village in Nayagarh district today after locals blocked Khandapada road here demanding compensation to the family of a farmer who died due to electrocution. According to reports, one Panu Bhatt was going to his farmland this morning when he came in contact with a hanging live electric wire leading […]

Female foetus wrapped in polythene found in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A female foetus wrapped in polythene was recovered in Nayagarh today. The foetus was recovered near a bridge in Itamati area of the district. Another bag containing some sarees was also found barely few meters from the spot, sources said. Following the incident, some locals alerted police who then immediately rushed to the spot […]

Rath Yatra in Nayagarh hit by controversy

Nayagarh: Controversy on who will perform the ‘Cheera Panhara’ ritual during Rath Yatra tomorrow in Nayagarh has taken an ugly turn. As per the tradition, after the demise of King Krushna Chandra Singh Mandhata, his elder son Brajendra Singh Mandhata had been performing the ritual. However, following Bajendra’s death, his elder son Gajendra, was performing […]

Odisha woman mortgages ration card for husband’s treatment

Nayagarh: Failing to arrange money for the treatment of her ailing husband, a woman from Bhapur block of Nayagarh district in Odisha mortgaged her ration card issued under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) to raise funds. The woman, identified as wife of one Chaitanya Naik of Badashara village, kept her ration card as mortgage […]

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Mother of two set on fire for dowry in Odisha, dies

Khurda: The idea of a progressive society is still farfetched till incidents like this drag us back with their regressive fangs. Not very far from one of the smartest cities of the world Bhubaneswar, a woman was burnt alive on Tuesday by her in-laws at Dingara village in Khurda district of Odisha over dowry. The […]

Tension erupts after infant death; police resort to lathicharge

Nayagarh: Tension erupted at Nayagarh district headquarters hospital today following the death of an infant, who died after swallowing a bottle cap. According to sources, an 8-month-old baby of Golgola village under Nuagaon block had swallowed a bottle cap while playing this Sunday following which he was admitted to the headquarters hospital. But he died […]

Hundreds of villagers stage overnight dharna in front of Khandapada PS

Khandapada: Over 500 villagers have been sitting on dharna since last night in front of the Khandapada Police Station in Nayagarh district protesting arrest of ten persons including ruling-BJD’s block vice president. According to sources, residents, including women of Bodasa village walked for seven kms up to the Khandapada Police Station to lodge their protest […]

Group clash at BJP party meeting in Nayagarh; 2 injured

Nayagarh: Two members of the BJP district unit were injured following a group clash during a party meeting in Nayagarh town today. The two groups of the saffron party exchanged blows and hurled chairs at each other during the meeting. The face-off started when one group of party members raised objection for not being invited […]

Women pour Sattu on road protesting poor quality in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Alleging poor quality, large numbers of women of Nuagaon block in Nayagarh district poured huge quantity of Sattu on road as a mark of protest three days back. The agitators also alleged irregularities in distribution of Sattu by Self Help Group (SHG) members. “Insects and sand are being found in Sattu and the quality […]

Nayagarh police arrests dreaded criminal after encounter

Nayagarh: Dreaded criminal Kabuli Khan was today arrested after an exchange of fire with police on Solpata-Darpada road here. One pistol and four live ammunition were seized from his possession. According to reports, on a tip-off, the Nayagarh police had laid a trap on Solpata-Darpada road to get hold of the criminal. While travelling, Kabuli […]

No Impact Of Bandh Called By Red Rebels In Four Districts

Phulbani: A 24-hour bandh call, given by the KKBN Division of CPI (Maoist) in four districts of the state including Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Boudh and Nayagarh turned out to be a damp squib today with virtually no impact on the ground. The bandh call by the outfit was meant to protest killing of five Maoists in […]

Shocking! Divyang among two minors raped in Odisha

Nayagarh/ Balasore: Incidents of sexual assault on minor girls continue unabated in Odisha after rape of two more minor girls, including a divyang, was reported from two separate places in the State. A differently-abled minor girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by a youth at Itamati village of Nayagarh district. The accused, Brajabandhu Sahoo of […]

Class 9 girl student raped by youth in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A class IX girl student was allegedly raped by a youth in a village in Nayagarh district on Thursday. According to the complaint, the accused identified as Duryodhan Das had called the minor girl to his residence where he raped her. While Duryodhan is absconding, police have carried out the medical examination of the […]

One suffocates to death inside septic tank, another critical

Nayagarh: One person died of asphyxiation while working inside an under-construction septic tank in Odagaon of Nayagarh district today. Condition of another person who was also working inside the tank is said to be critical. As per sources, two labourers had entered to open the centering of the septic tank constructed inside a house near […]