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Tag: Parjang

Dhenkanal conjoined twin girls no more

Cuttack: Just three days after their birth, the conjoined twin girls of Dhenkanal, breathed their last at Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack today. The girls, born on July 1 in Dhenkanal were conjoined at chest to stomach and shared several vital organs and were also suffering from respiratory problems. Soon after their birth, the girls were […]

Abandoned newborn boy rescued near pond in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A newborn baby boy was rescued near a pond in a farmland at Ria village under Parjang police limits of Dhenkanal district early morning today. The infant has been rushed to the Parjang hospital, where he is undergoing treatment now. According to reports, a villager identified as Duryodhan Samal had gone near the pond […]

Elephant carcasses found in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Carcasses of an adult elephant and a calf were found near Raghubal village under Mahabirada forest range in Parjang block of Dhenkanal district on Wednesday morning. While one is a female elephant the other is suspected to be its calf. According to sources, the locals spotted the carcasses in the forest near Raghubala village […]

Jumbo Problem: Elephant herd wreaks havoc in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A herd of over 70 wild elephants has been reportedly creating havoc in Odasingha, Jahnapada and Damol villages under Parjang block of Dhenkanal district since last two weeks. According to sources, the herd strayed into the villages and damaged properties and food items. The house of an old couple, Maguni Behera and Uttam Behera, […]

BJP activists ransack Parjang block office

Dhenkanal: Tension prevailed after BJP activists went on rampage at the block office of Parjang in Dhenkanal district on Thursday alleging irregularities in implementation of several government schemes. The activists of the saffron party damaged properties inside the block office premises over alleged corruption in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, lack of doctors in hospitals and […]

BJP stages road blockade demanding closure of illegal sand quarries in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A road blockade has been staged by BJP at Parjang today demanding closure of illegal sand quarries in Parjang Block of Dhenkanal district. The agitation is being led by former Block Chairman Sushant Dalbehera. The BJP has alleged that sand quarries at Kamar, Damal, Kulei, Khalpal, Basulei and Jatia in Parjang Tehsil are operating […]

State Election Commission
Repolling at 14 places in Odisha on April 19

Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) finalised April 19 as the date for repolling in the 14 places where the three-tier panchayat polls were stalled due to death of contestants. Notices regarding this will be sent to Panchayat offices, Block offices, Sub-Collector offices and District Collector offices on March 17. According to sources aspiring candidates […]

High Court
HC allows SEC to hold polls in 4 panchayat samitis

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today lifted an interim stay imposed on the conduct of polls for panchayat samiti member post in Rengali block of Sambalpur district, Kolabira in Jharsuguda, Parjang in Dhenkanal and Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi. A division bench comprising the High Court’s chief justice Vineet Saran and Justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi pronounced the […]

Two killed in road accident

Kamakhyanagar: Two persons were killed in a road accident near Parjang under Kamakhyanagar sub division in Dhenkanal district late on Tuesday night. Reports said a coal laden truck was on its way toward Pallahara from Talcher when it collided head-on with a speeding truck carrying plastic bottles from the opposite direction at Rangathali Chhak near […]