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Tag: Rescued

 Shivling-Like Tortoise!
Watch: Shivling-Like Rare Tortoise Rescued From River

A rare tortoise with a Shivling-like shape of was rescued by locals in Odisha These images are from Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district Locals spotted the tortoise at the river bank and then it was released into the water. 

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Stuck In Barricade
Minor Girl's Head Gets Stuck In Puri Srimandir Barricade, Rescued #WATCH

Puri: A scene of utter dread and soothing relief unfolded on Bada Danda in front of Puri Lord Jagannath Temple after a four-year-old girl accidentally stuck her head in the iron barricade installed outside the shrine in the Pilgrim City on Saturday. However, she was rescued after hard-fought efforts from police, fire fighters. According to […]

Python rescued
Watch: 2 Huge Pythons Rescued In Odisha’s Berhampur

Berhampur: Snake Helpline volunteers with the help of the locals rescued two huge pythons, one of which had precariously sneaked into an earth remover (JCB machine), near an embankment at Gumula village on the outskirts of the city on Sunday night. According to reports, while a JCB machine was engaged in digging a canal for […]

Baby elephant
Shunned Baby Elephant Shifted To Kapilash Rescue Centre

Berhampur: The deserted baby elephant rescued from Sunapur village on the outskirts of the silk city has been shifted to Kapilash rescue centre in Dhenkanal district. “The baby elephant has been shifted with all arrangements and tight security in place. Initially it will be kept in quarantine,” said DFO Amlan Nayak on Thursday. It was […]

Migrant workers rescued
Odisha: 8 Children Among 29 Rescued While Trafficked To AP

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the State government on strict enforcement of laws to curb the trafficking of people to and from Odisha to work as migrant labourers, the illegal activities continue unabated in the district. In another such case, as many as 29 migrant workers including eight children and 11 women were rescued […]

Migrant workers
Odisha: 21 Migrant Workers Rescued While Being Taken To Andhra

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the government on enforcement of strict laws to curb trafficking of migrant labourers to and from Odisha, the illegal activities continue unabated in many parts of the State. As many as 21 migrant labourers including four women and 17 men were rescued from Kantabanji railway station while they were […]

Elephant Rescued
Odisha: Baby Elephant Rescued From Well In Rairakhol

Sambalpur: An elephant calf was rescued in a joint operation by the forest and the fire department after it reportedly fell into a dilapidated well at Badakasibahal in Badabahal forest range in Sambalpur district on Saturday. The baby elephant was part of a herd that strayed into the locality last night. While moving towards a […]

Watch: 11-Feet-Long Python Rescued From Bolangir

Bolangir: An eleven-foot-long Indian rock python was rescued from PR High School premises in Bolangir town on Tuesday. Locals to their utter dismay spotted the huge reptile coiled in a big tree in front of a temple and immediately called up Bolangir Snake Helpline officials. However the reptile did not harm anyone. Soon after, Snake […]

Odisha: Toddler Allegedly 'Sold Off' By Parents, Rescued

Cuttack: A toddler-boy, allegedly sold off by his poverty-stricken parents at Asureswar Pachayat in Salipur of Cuttack district, was rescued by Nischintakoili police on Sunday. Acting on a tip off, District Child Protection Unit authorities took the help of local police and traced the baby from the house of a distant relative at Sridharpur village […]

No Joy Ride: Deserted Camel Rescued From Cuttack

Cuttack: Members of an animal welfare trust rescued an emaciated camel, abandoned by its owner, from Link Road, Cuttack on Wednesday and shifted it to a veterinary hospital for treatment. The animal, which used to entertain people in tourists places and fairs, was abandoned to his fate. Due to old age and ailing condition it […]

Watch: Two Youths, Goats Stuck On Rocky Island In Surging River

Bhubaneswar: Two youths and an equal number of goats were stuck on a rocky island in the middle of the Budhabalanga river for over an hour following sudden rise in the water level near Bangiriposi college gate in Baripada, Monday. Locals said at around noon the water level rose dramatically in the Budhabalanga river. The […]

Abandoned Newborn Girl Rescued From Jungle In Odisha

Mayurbhanj: A newborn girl was found abandoned in Singada Jungle under Raruan Police limits in Mayurbhanj district. According to reports, some villagers of the village nearby the forest heard a baby crying and found her lying in the jungle. They rescued the baby and admitted her to Karanjia sub-divisional hospital for treatment. Doctors at the […]

Six Girls Drown In Mahanadi, One Missing, 5 Rescued

Sambalpur: One girl went missing and five others were rescued after being swept away by water on the banks of Mahanadi river in Sambalpur on Sunday. As per reports, while taking bath a girl slipped and fell into the river following which some other girls present near the spot attempted to rescue her but they […]

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Another Odisha minor girl rescued from Rajasthan

Bhubaneswar: Days after a minor girl from Odisha was rescued by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) in Rajasthan, another minor girl has been rescued from the northern State. With the help of Rajasthan Police, Sambalpur Police has rescued the girl. As per the complaint, on February 8, a man from Tarbha area of Sonepur […]

20 bonded labourers rescued from Karnataka

Koraput: At least 20 bonded labourers including seven women from Odisha were rescued by police from Kumbhuporu village near Bengaluru today. According to sources, all labourers are residents of Zillaguntha village under Pottangi police limits in Koraput district. They had left their village some three months back after an agent lured them to provide jobs. […]

Elephants swept away in Mahanadi River rescued

Cuttack:  After an eight-hour-long operation, forest officials were able to rescue five elephants that were swept away today near Mundali by floodwater in Mahanadi River. As per reports, a joint operation by the officials of Chandaka, Athagarh and Cuttack forest divisions was taken up to rescue the pachyderms. As the elephants were trapped between Mundali […]

8-feet-long python rescued from house in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: An eight-feet-long python was rescued from the backyard of a house at Baniabasa village under Udala block of Mayurbhanj district today. According to sources, the snake was spotted near the hen house in the backyard of one Dashrath Hembram. According to sources, the snake had already preyed on a hen. After spotting the reptile, […]

Stranded navy commander rescued from Indian Ocean

Mumbai: Four days after he was seriously injured and stranded in a boat race, Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy was rescued on Monday, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said here. Commander Tomy was picked up by a French fishing vessel Osiris, which had responded to an SOS from a massive joint operation launched by […]

18 girls rescued from Bihar school reach Tripura

Agartala: A group of 18 girls who were rescued by the Bihar Police from a Buddhist School and Meditation Centre in Bodh Gaya have reached here, an official said on Saturday. According to the police, the girls, aged between 12 to 14 years, were sent to the school by their parents six months ago. “The […]

8-feet long python rescued near canal in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: An eight-feet-long python was rescued from a canal at Khuntapal in Mayurbhanj district. According to sources, locals spotted the reptile crawling near the canal on Wednesday evening and alerted the local snake helpline. Officials of the snake helpline rescued the snake and released it in Similpal forest. Earlier on August 9, the snake helpline […]

Man attempts suicide on premises of sub-collector's office

Rourkela: A man attempted suicide inside the premises of the sub-collector’s office in Rourkela today. According to sources, the man identified as Shashank Shekhar Satpathy hanged himself from a tree using a rope. Subsequently, he was rescued by some locals, who admitted him to the Rourkela government hospital. However, Satpathy had to be shifted to […]

Abandoned Newborn Boy Rescued In Ganjam

Ganjam : A newborn  baby boy was found abandoned  near a farm at Kebirisara village under Belaguntha block of Bhanjanagar  in the district. According to information, a few locals in the village spotted the infant on the roadside and with the help of ASHA workers admitted him to the Bhanjanagar hospital where he is undergoing […]

Baby elephant abandoned by herd rescued by villagers

Athagarh: A seven-month-old baby elephant abandoned by its herd was rescued from a canal by villagers of Nuagaon near Khuntuni today. A few villagers, who spotted the animal this morning, rescued it and carried the calf to the village on their shoulders. On being informed, forest officials rushed to the village and sent the baby […]

Six-feet crocodile rescued from pond in Balimela

Malkangiri: A six-feet-long crocodile was today rescued from a pond in MV 78 village under Balimela in the district. The crocodile was spotted by the villagers while they were taking bath in the pond. The crocodile was caught by people of MV-78 village with the help of a net, Kalimela forest Range Officer Ramachandra Madkami […]

More Cobra hatchlings rescued from Odisha villages

Kendrapara: Amidst multiple reports on recovery of snake babies from different parts of the state, as many as 20 Cobra hatchlings were rescued today from Narilo village of Chakrada region in Kendrapara while later in the day 19 more Indian Cobra hatchlings rescued from a house in Nalanga village under Gelapur panchayat in Bhadrak. According […]