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Tag: Village

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Odisha: Thirst Forces Women In This Sundargarh Village Trek Miles To Fetch Water

Sundargarh: Women walking miles with pitchers on their head is a familiar scene in Dumdumpada village under Rajgangpur block in the district. With drinking water scarcity getting worse by the day and perennial water sources drying up, the villagers have turned to a stream miles away to meet their daily needs. Around 15 families who […]

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Suicide or Murder? Odisha Youth 'Set On' Fire Inside School

Jagatsinghpur: A youth lost his life after suffering severe burn injuries inside a school in Daagaon village under Balikuda Police limits of Jagatsinghpur on Saturday. However, the reason behind the death of the youth is still shrouded in mystery. As per reports, some local residents of the village heard screams from the school last night […]

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Woman Tonsured, Paraded Over 'Extramarital Affair' In Odisha Village

Balasore: A married woman was tonsured and paraded in Sanakaliapada village under Nilagiri Police limits in Balasore on Wednesday night, informed a police officer. As per reports, the 25-year-old woman was tonsured and paraded for allegedly having an extramarital affair with her brother-in-law. Police have detained six persons, including two women in connection with the incident […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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