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Posing As Buyers, Forest Officials Seize Eight Ivories, Arrest Two Poachers

Baripada: A team of forest officials seized eight ivories weighing around 45 kg and arrested two poachers from Angarapada village under Udala forest range here in Mayurbhanj district. The team conducted raids at the village in the guise of customers and nabbed Paghuram Hansda and Ramachandra Hansda allegedly involved in several elephant poaching cases. “We […]

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Odisha: 2 Persons Killed In Separate 'Physical Assault' Incidents

Baripada/Khordha: Two persons were allegedly thrashed to death in two separate incidents in Odisha on Saturday. The first incident was reported from Asurkhal village under Kaptipada police limits in Mayurbhanj district where one Rabindra Nayak was allegedly beaten to death by his brother-in-law, KartikNayak over a dispute involving an Ox. As per reports, Rabindra had […]

Parents lock up school over alleged impregnation of girl student

Mayurbhanj:  A government-run residential school was locked up by parents and guardians of the students at Udala in Mayurbhanj district today after over the alleged impregnation of a girl student. According to sources, the enraged parents locked up the main gate of the residential school and staged a protest outside the school demanding action against […]

Woman sustains critical burn injuries in fire mishap

Mayurbhanj: A woman sustained critical burn injuries after a fire broke out in her house at Baunsapal village under Udala block in Mayurbhanj district late Saturday night. The woman, identified as Dharitri, was initially rushed to Udala Hospital and then shifted to Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital in Baripada after condition deteriorated. Dharitri […]

Another ashram school girl in Odisha found pregnant

Baripada: Yet again concerns have been raised over the safety and security of girls in the schools as a Class IX girl student of a residential school under Udala police limits was found pregnant today. The matter came to fore after the headmaster of the school filed a written complaint at the Udala police station. […]

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Youth stoned to death by neighbours over land dispute, 4 detained

Mayurbhanj: A youth was brutally stoned to death allegedly by his neighbours at Pata Sahi village under Sarat police limits in the district over some land dispute on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Jagannath Khandual. According to sources, Jagannath had gone to the nearby jungle to attend nature’s call and entered into […]

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Proper education infrastructure eludes students in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: From mid-day meals to free books and uniforms, the State Government is doing it all to boost primary education in Odisha. But such schemes fail to reach the beneficiaries due to callousness on part of officials on the field. The Siripur Primary School in Udala area of Mayurbhanj district is the glaring example of […]

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Man beaten to death by son in Odisha

Udala: In a shocking incident, a man was beaten to death by his son over some family dispute at Nagabani village under Udala police limits of Mayurbhanj district last night. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Kheera, was thrashed by his son Satyabana with a piece of wood following an altercation. Kheera was admitted […]

Drainage still distant dream for residents in Nilagiri, Udala

Nilagiri/Udala: Residents of Nilagiri in Balasore district and Udala in Mayurbhanj district have to live with overflowing drains and flooded roads. Due to lack of proper care and poor sanitation drains have been choked with garbage. The water is stagnated for weeks and has been emitting foul smell and breeding mosquitoes. There has been no […]

No land for dead to rest in peace!

Baripada: Such has been harsh reality of illegal encroachments that even the dead are now finding hard to find space to rest in peace. In one such bizarre incident, a dead body had to wait for several hours before villagers performed the last rites at Urmal village under Udala police limits in Mayurbhanj on Wednesday. […]

Miscreants tie up SDO, loot Rs 2.5 lakh from Nesco office

Baripada: Armed miscreants have looted Rs 2.5 lakh and a laptop from Nesco office at Khunta Bazar area in Udala late Friday night. According to reports, five miscreants barged into the office and after tying up the sub-divisional officer (SDO), Prasanna Kumar, looted cash and other valuables. Also Read: Miscreants loot Rs 2.4 lakh from […]

Met issues warning for fishermen as rain wreaks havoc across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rains have disrupted life at various places across Odisha including submerging a bridge in Udala in Mayurbhanj and collapse of a mud house in Balasore killing an infant. Vehicular communication between Udala and Baripada in Mayurbhanj district is cut off as the Adapala bridge over Deonadi river is submerged with over two feet […]

Man tied up, thrashed black and blue suspecting wrong intentions

Mayurbhanj: Tension ran high in Bhurudubagi village under Udala police limits of the district after a person was beaten black and blue being tied up by the villagers suspecting his intentions on barging into a woman’s house here on Saturday night. According to sources, one Satyanand Panda of the village had gone to a woman’s […]

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Miscreants loot jewellery from store on gun point in Udala

Baripada: Gold ornaments amounting to some lakhs were looted at gun point from Kalinga Jewellery in Udala of Mayurbhanj district on Monday. While the jewellery store is situated just 200 metres away from Udala police station, three miscreants arrived there on a bike at around 7.30 pm on Monday and entered the shop after exploding […]

Udala Road Mishap: Death toll rises to 5

Mayurbhanj: The death toll in the road accident at Udala reached five today after two critically injured succumbed while undergoing treatment at the Sub-divisional hospital here. Earlier today, three persons were killed on the spot and 11 others sustained injuries when a pickup van in which they were travelling overturned on Sunday morning. The incident […]

School student beaten up by teacher, complaint lodged

Mayurbhanj: A Class-X student of Sarata government high school under Udala block of Mayurbhanj district was allegedly beaten up by a teacher. A written complaint was lodged at the Sarata police station in this connection on Sunday. As per the complaint, when Rengta Marandi, a student of the High School, was sitting under a tree […]

Man beaten up on suspicion of being a child abductor

Udala: On suspicion of being a child abductor, locals tied and thrashed a man in Nabara village under Udala police limits of Mayurbhanj district on Friday night. According to locals, Sailesh Patra was seen offering sweets to a minor girl at around 4 pm yesterday. He was trying to lure her but escaped after seeing […]

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2 detained in Udala gang rape case

Baripada: The police today detained two of the six accused allegedly involved in the gang rape of a girl here at Udala in Mayurbhanj district. Acting on the complaint filed by the rape survivor, Superintendent of police‎ (SP) R Prakash, along with a scientific team, rushed to Udala on Tuesday for an on-the-spot investigation. “We […]

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Mob mercilessly thrashes minor boy for stealing money

Udala: Taking the law into their hands, a mob today thrashed a minor boy mercilessly after he was caught stealing money. The incident occurred in Udala of Mayurbhanj district, when the minor boy was thrashed near the High School Chhak while trying to flee after snatching a bag containing Rs 15,000 from a person. According […]

Woman consumes poison, feeds same to baby over family quarrel

Udala: A trivial family quarrel ended up in a tragedy after a woman committed suicide by consuming pesticide and killed her nine-month old daughter by feeding her the same at Vegidiha village under Kaptipada police limits here in Mayurbhanj district today. Both were admitted to Kaptipada CHC where the baby died at around 10 pm […]

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Naveen lacking required knowledge in Odia: Jharkhand CM

Bhubaneswar: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today accused his Odisha counterpart and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik of lacking required knowledge in the Odia language and its culture. “How can Odisha progress when its chief minister does not have knowledge in local language and the state’s culture,” Das told reporters after addressing a […]

Former ward member set on fire in Mayurbhanj

Udala: Baria Soren, the former ward member of Badaliya Ghingasahi under Khunta police station in Mayurbhanj district, was allegedly set on fire by some unknown miscreants on Friday. Soren was the former member of Ward-8 of Badaliya Ghingasahi. Police recovered his dead body from a mango grove at Badaliya Ghingasahi. Soren’s hands were tied while […]

7 injured as bus meets accident

Baripada: In a tragic road mishap, seven persons were injured as a bus in which they were travelling lost control and hit a road-side tree near Kankumura square at Udala in Mayurbhanj district late on Thursday night. According to sources, the incident took place when the private bus-Nisamani was on its way Sarat from Udala. […]

Locals parade officials barefoot in muddy puddles!

Baripada: The students of a college under Kaptipada block in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday paraded government officials on bare foot in muddy road, to make them realise the poor condition of roads in the area. Sources said, Kaptipada block development officer (BDO) Yudhisthir Nayak and an assistant engineer of Rural Development department faced the ire […]

Udala observes bandh to protest unscheduled power cuts

Protesting against unscheduled power cuts, civil society organisations (CSOs) and the people at large observed an Udala bandh today disrupting normal life in the town