Tag: Village

In this village, stray dogs are ‘crorepatis’, offered laddoos for meals
In this village, stray dogs are ‘crorepatis’, offered ladoos for meals

There is a special place where the food is served to the dogs. There is also special utensils for them to consume their food.

  • Sunday, 28 August 2022
Panic grips locals after elephants romp into Keonjhar villages

Keonjhar: Panic gripped locals of Nahabeda village under Jhumpura block of Keonjhar after a herd of 22 wild elephants strayed into the village and  damaged crops and other property. “The elephants have been damaging our crops from past three days and also destroying  houses in the village, forcing  us to stay awake all night to […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Newborn baby stolen from MKCG Hospital

Berhampur: In a shocking incident, a newborn girl was allegedly stolen from Berhmapur MKCG Medical College & Hospital today. According to reports, Jyoti, wife of Vikari Nahak, a resident of Narayanpur village in Kabisurya Nagar block of Ganjam, had given birth to a baby girl at the medical. Today afternoon, Jyoti’s mother had taken the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Forest personnel including ranger thrashed by villagers in Nilagiri

Balasore: Villagers of Hatimunda under Nilagiri area of Balasore district allegedly thrashed six forest personnel including a ranger and damaged two vehicles alleging failure of the forest department in preventing wild elephants from straying into the village. The incident took place yesterday night when the agitated villagers armed with sticks allegedly attacked the forest personnel […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Kangaroo Court: Family ostracised in Puri; police refused to help

Puri: “We lodged a complaint at the police station here, but they refused to take any action stating that they will not interfere in our village issue,” alleged Hrishikesh Sahu of Hatapada village under Satyabadi block whose family has been allegedly ostracised by a kangaroo court of the village in connection with the theft of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Black magicians perform rituals to resurrect dead cow

Angul: In a bizarre incident, locals in Bagedia village in Angul sought the help of sorcerers to resurrect a dead cow, killed due to snake bite. The incident took place on Thursday afternoon after a venomous snake attacked the cow while it was grazing in a field close to the village. Following the incident, a […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Nagada: A village thats turned ‘model’ or tells an appalling tale?

Jajpur: Tucked in the forested hills in Jajpur district, Nagada which was once inaccessible and had made it to the headlines for malnutrition deaths, has turned into a ‘model’ village in barely a year as per local administration parlance. Though the ‘model’ concept does specify  the parameters that are mostly infrastructural, the villagers staying in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Panic grips locals after elephant herd strays into village in Ganjam

  Ganjam: Panic gripped locals after a herd of elephants from Lakhari forest strayed into Kankarada village in Ganjam. According to sources, a herd of 5 elephants strayed into the village. The pachyderms are suspected to have entered the area in search of food. Officials of Digapahandi Range are still trying to chase off the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Poverty-stricken mother hands over newborn boy to another man

  Dhenkanal: A woman in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district handed over her newborn son to another man expressing her inability to upbring the child up due to abject poverty. The incident was reported from Kankadahad Rupabedha village. The woman, Damayanti, wife of Bhushan Patra, had delivered a baby boy on May 9. However, citing poverty Damayanti […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Thunderstorm leaves trail of destruction in Bonda Ghati

Malkangiri: Nor’wester rain wreaked havoc in two panchayats located in the Bonda Ghati area of Malkangiri district today. According to sources, while roofs of most houses in the area have been completely blown away, rain has damaged harvested crops stored inside houses. Gusty winds have also uprooted many trees and battered standing crops. The district […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BJP alleges rampant irregularities in voter list

Bhubaneswar: The State BJP today alleged that there have been rampant irregularities in the voter list in Odisha by the government machinery. Talking to media persons here, BJP State vice president Samir Mohanty claimed that he has come to know about such irregularities during his recent tour to Balasore district. “I have arrived here today […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Hundreds gather at funeral of policeman killed by militants in J&K

Srinagar: Hundreds of locals in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday attended the funeral of a policeman killed by militants in Pulwama. Hundreds of men, women and children came out to attend the funeral of constable, Ghulam Hassan Wagay, in his ancestral Wohlutra village of Rafiabad area in Baramulla where he was buried. Wagay […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Over 500 including children test positive for HIV in Pakistani village

Islamabad: A mass HIV detection programme in a village in Pakistan has resulted in more than 400 children and 100 adults diagnosed with the virus following widespread social alarm that broke out after a doctor was reported for negligence, authorities said on Friday. “In Ratodero village, 15,200 people have been screened so far, out of […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021