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DNA: Mayurbhanj in Odisha is now India's first Child Labour free district

Mayurbhanj in Odisha, India's first Child Labour free district where the major child was labor once. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

King Cobra swallows seven eggs in one go - WATCH what happened next!

King Cobra swallows seven eggs in one go - WATCH what happened next!

A King Cobra recently found itself in a similar situation after it swallowed 7 eggs in one gulp.

Odisha to set up 51 new courts

 In its bid to give speedy justice to the people in the state, the Odisha government today decided to set up 51 new courts including ten civil judge courts (senior division) to deal with cases related to crimes against women.

Air Force aircraft crashes in Odisha, pilots injured

An advanced jet trainer aircraft of the Air Force crashed in a paddy field at Kudarsahi in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday, leaving two pilots injured.

Leopard skin seized in Odisha; 1 held

A man was arrested with a leopard skin from the foothills of the Similipal forests in Mayurbhanj district.

CBI files chargesheet against BJD MP in chitfund scam

CBI on Thursday filed charge sheet against Lok Sabha MP Ram Chandra Hansdah of Biju Janata Dal and seven others including two companies in connection with chit funds scam related to Nabadiganta Capital company.

Police arrests couple for indulging in ponzi activities

Police on Tuesday arrested a a couple on the charge of indulging in the ponzi activities under the cover of an advertisement agency in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district.

JMM leader shot at in Odisha, escapes unhurt

Senior JMM leader Ramchandra Murmu escaped unhurt when unidentified miscreants opened fire at his vehicle near Kairakocha in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said Friday.

Tribal woman shot dead by unidentified assailants in Odisha

A tribal woman was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district today, police said here.

School head held for sexual harassing minor girl

The head of a school in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district was arrested on charge of sexually harrassing a minor girl student, police said on Saturday.

10 held in Odisha for torturing old woman

At least 10 people were arrested for torturing an old woman last week for alleged witchcraft in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district, police said Sunday.

Elderly couple murdered on suspicion of witchcraft

A 22-year-old man was arrested in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district for hacking an elderly couple to death on suspicion of witchcraft, police said Saturday.

Woman beaten, paraded naked for practising sorcery in Odisha

A 60-year-old tribal woman was beaten up and paraded naked in a village in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district for allegedly practicing sorcery, police said Monday.

Tusker found dead in Odisha forest

A tusker was found dead near Laxmiposhi under Dugura forest range on the foothills of Similipal forests in Mayurbhanj district, a forest official said here Monday.

Septuagenarian tribal woman trampled to death in Odisha

An elderly tribal woman was today trampled to death and another seriously injured after being attacked by a wild elephant in the foothills of Similipal forests in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district.

Bandh observed in Mayurbhanj demanding medical college

Normal life was affected in Mayurbhanj district due to a 24-hour bandh demanding establishment of a government medical college hospital in the district.

2 kids die, 7 ill after eating food at anganwadi centre

At least two kids died and seven others fell ill allegedly after taking food at an anganwadi centre in Odisha`s tribal dominated Mayurbhanj district today, police said.

Flash floods kill two in Odisha

Flash floods triggered by heavy rain over the past four days have killed two people in Odisha, and left about 1,000 people displaced, an official said.

One swept away in Mayurbhanj, flash floods in North Odisha

At least one person died after being swept away in the depression induced flash flood in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district while several villages were marooned in three north Odisha districts, official sources said.

Six killed, four injured in Baripada truck capsize

Six persons were today killed and four others got critically injured when a truck capsized in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district, police said here.