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Tag: Rairangpur

Martyr's family
Army Day: Life Will Never Be The Same For Galwan Vally Martyr Naib Subedar Nuduram Soren’s Family

Rairangpur: On this Makar Sankranti, baby Sonali kept asking her mother, Laxmi, why did Papa not come home? Laxmi was helpless as the little girl would be devastated to know he was no more. Sonali, who will step into her primary school this year, is the youngest among the three daughters of Indian Army Naib […]

Couple Standing On Roadside Run Over By Truck In Odisha

Rairangpur: In a shocking incident, a couple died after a gas cylinder-laden truck ran over them while they were standing on the roadside in Rairangpur Monday afternoon. As per reports, the couple was standing near Bisoyi Chhak in the town when the truck loaded with LPG cylinders hit them. According to sources both died at […]

Cobra Found Inside Parcel Box In Odisha

Mayurbhanj: A cobra was found inside a parcel box in Rairangpur area of Mayurbhanj district on Saturday. As per reports, after receiving a parcel from Vijaywada, an employee of L&T private limited had opened the box to find a snake. The incident took place in a house taken on rent by L&T private limited at […]

Two brothers shot at by miscreants in Rairangpur

Rairangpur: Two brothers sustained bullet injuries after two bike-borne miscreants opened fire at them in Link Road of Rairangpur town of Mayurbhanj district today morning. As per reports, the siblings, Daya Shankar Sahoo and Gouri Shankar Sahoo, engaged in trading were attacked by the miscreants around 7:40 AM today at their paddy godown near their […]

Rs 59 lakh unaccounted cash seized in different places of Odisha

Rairangpur/Bolangir: At a time when polls are a few days away, the police and poll officials continue to seize large amounts of unaccounted cash from vehicles from different places of the State. During a search near Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj district today, police recovered more than Rs 34 lakh from a car. Similarly, the cops seized […]

Bandh in Bamanghati over district status for western Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Demanding district status for the western Mayurbhanj members of the Kriyanushthan Committee have been observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh in seven blocks of Bamanghati today. Members of the outfit were seen picketing on highways and in front of government offices from early this morning. Normal life came to a grinding halt at Bijatala, Rairangpur, Bisoi, […]

Half-burnt body of youth recovered from roadside in Mayurbhanj

Baripada:  In a shocking incident, a half-burnt body of a youth was recovered from the main road near Dandbose village under Town Police limits in Rairangpur area of Mayurbhanj district today. The identity of the deceased has not been established yet, said sources. It is suspected that the youth was beaten to death and later, […]

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 […]

Elephant Menace: Man killed, houses damaged in separate incidents

Dhenkanal/Rairangpur: In yet another case of man-animal conflict, a villager of Jakka under Kamakhyanagar police limits in Dhenkanal district was trampled to death by an elephant today. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Gadadhara Moharana had gone to a nearby forest to collect woods near Kusumajodi village when the elephant attacked him. Demanding compensation […]

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 […]

4 killed, 32 injured as bus skids off bridge in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: At least four persons were killed and 32 others injured after a bus they were travelling in skidded off a bridge near Goudapalli village in Sambalpur district last night. As per sources, the ‘Maa Vaishnodevi’ bus was on its way to Rairangpur from Sambalpur when the driver reportedly lost control of the bus and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Officials demand  money for Aadhaar cards, allege public

Rairangpur: Staff of Jana Seva Kendras in Rairangpur  block of Mayurbhanj district have been allegedly demanding money from villagers to prepare Aadhaar cards. Though as per government rules Aadhaar card registration should be made free of cost, staff at the Jana Seva Kendras have been asking villagers to pay Rs 100 to Rs 150 per […]

2 youngsters jump before moving train, rescued in critical condition

Rairangpur: A young couple sustained grievous injuries after jumping before a moving train in a suspected suicide pact here at Ghughupahadi in Mayurbhanj district today. Sustaining critical injury, both were rescued with their legs and hands severed. They also sustained critical head injuries. They were rushed to Rairangpur hospital by the eyewitnesses through 108 ambulance. […]

Witchcraft haunts again: Woman, 2 kids killed in Mayurbhanj

Rairangpur: A day after bodies of two children were found in a forest near Jhipabandha village here in Mayurbhanj district, decomposed body of their mother was traced in the same forest today. Two youths who were detained over suspicion of killing the trio have confessed to the crime before police. The youths admitted that they […]

Girl critical after youth slits her throat over unrequited love

Rairangpur: A one-sided love affair today turned tragic after a youth stabbed and slit throat of a girl following her rejection of his marriage proposal at Sana Kuleibira village under Jamada police limits here in Mayurbhanj district today. Grievously injured, the woman has been admitted to Rairangpur health centre. The accused, Krushna Chandra Satpathy of […]

Mayurbhanj bus mishap
15 injured in bus accident in Mayurbhanj

Rairangpur: At least 15 persons were injured, including three critical in a bus accident near Tiringi block of Mayurbhanj district this morning. According to sources a provide bus on its way to Tata from Rairangpur lost control and later skidded off the road in front of the Tiring block office at around 10 am. Getting […]

Trafficked 2 years ago, minor girl rescued from New Delhi

Rairangpur: After being tortured for around two years, a tribal minor girl of Mayurbhanj district was rescued by police from New Delhi today. The cops also arrested the main accused Anita Patra (28) in this connection and have begun investigation into the incident. Sources said the 13-year-old girl had left home following an altercation with […]

5 killed, 5 injured as tractor-bus collides head on in Rairangpur

Baripada: At least five persons were killed and five others sustained facial and other injuries today when the bus they were travelling in collided head-on with a tractor at Kherana forest near Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj district. The injured passengers have been admitted to Badampahad hospital. The tragic accident took place when the ill-fated bus was […]

Harendra Narayan Das, Mines
Mines manager arrested

Rairangpur: The Forest officials today arrested Harendra Narayan Das, manager of Gorumahisani Iron ore mines in Mayurbhanj district The department had registered a case against Das on August 20, 2014 on the charge of illegal mining and exploration. Notably, the Forest department had registered cases against the owner and managing director of Gorumahisani Iron ore […]

Rairangpur murder
Rairangpur: Man strangulates 18-month-old son

Rairangpur: In a shocking incident, a man strangulated his one and a half year old son at Jharapokharia village in Rairangpur of Mayurbhanj district. The accused, Laxman Patra, was nabbed by villagers and was later handed over to police. As per preliminary investigations, police sources reveal that family disturbance could be the reason behind such […]