Drought-like situation in 12 Odisha districts

 Odisha Revenue Minister Bijoyshree Routary on Wednesday said that 12 districts in the state are facing a drought-like situation and have suffered more than 33 percent crop loss.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Six of family hacked to death in Keonjhar, 1 held

In a gruesome act, six members of a tribal family including a couple and four children were today hacked to death at a remote village in Odisha's Keonjhar district by unknown attackers on suspicion of practising sorcery, police said.

Jul 13, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Former deputy director of mines arrested in Odisha

Former deputy director of mines in Odisha, at present under suspension, was on Saturday arrested by the anti-corruption vigilance wing in connection with a multi-crore Uliburu mining scam.

Jun 27, 2015, 16:23 PM IST
Elephant carcass found in Odisha forest

Elephant carcass found in Odisha forest

The carcass of a female elephant was spotted by forest personnel in Odisha's Keonjhar district today, officials said.

Oct 10, 2014, 21:44 PM IST

High flood warning in Odisha`s Keonjhar district

With Baitarani River in Odisha`s Keonjhar district flowing above the danger mark, the Ministry of Water Resources today issued a "high flood situation" warning.

Aug 05, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

80 percent voter turnout in Odisha`s nine booths: Repoll

An estimated 80 percent voter turnout was recorded in nine booths under three parliamentary constituencies in Odisha where repolling was held on Friday, official sources said.

Apr 25, 2014, 08:22 AM IST

Minor boy kills three persons

A minor boy allegedly killed three persons, including a brick kiln owner, using an axe and seriously injured another in Odisha`s Keonjhar district, police said on Thursday.

Mar 13, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

Odisha teacher calls a girl witch, suspended

A woman teacher was suspended in Odisha for calling a minor girl a witch and sending her back from the school, an official said Monday.

Jan 06, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

10-yr old boy commits suicide when asked to go to school

A 10-year-old tribal boy allegedly committed suicide in Odisha`s Keonjhar district when his mother asked him to go to school.

Jul 26, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Odisha miners pledge Rs 100 cr fund for local area development

Eight mine owners of Odisha have joined hands to invest about Rs 100 crore for local area development of two mineral rich districts -- Keonjhar and Sundergarh.

Apr 23, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

Two separate cases of gang-rape reported in Odisha

Despite furore over Delhi gang-rape case, two new cases of the crime have been reported in Odisha involving a 19-year-old girl from Bhubaneswar and a 24-year-old woman from Keonjhar district.

Dec 22, 2012, 00:12 AM IST

CRPF constable commits suicide in Odisha

A CRPF constable working as a driver in the paramilitary force, committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver in Odisha`s Keonjhar district on Saturday, police said.

Dec 08, 2012, 15:24 PM IST

Two Maoists surrender in Odisha

Two Maoists, one of them a woman wing commander of the the local unit of CPI-M, surrendered in Odisha`s Keonjhar district, police said.

Jun 18, 2012, 16:10 PM IST

Four Maoists surrender in Odisha

Four armed cadres of Communist Party of India- Maoists (CPI-M) carrying cash rewards, surrendered before the local police.

May 26, 2012, 16:36 PM IST

Rail-roko agitation by truck owners in Keonjhar

The truck owners are opposed to the transportation of minerals from the district through trains alleging that their livelihood is at stake.

May 07, 2012, 17:35 PM IST

Former sarpanch killed in Odisha

A former sarpanch was killed in a dispute over excavation of sand from the river bed in Odisha`s Keonjhar district Monday.

Apr 02, 2012, 13:57 PM IST

Death penalty for Odisha man

A local court has sentenced a man to death for killing three members of a family at a village in Odisha`s Keonjhar district.

Mar 04, 2012, 13:14 PM IST

Case filed against BJD MLA for slapping Home guard

A case was registered
against ruling BJD MLA Subarna Nayak for allegedly slapping and misbehaving with a woman home guard.

Feb 19, 2012, 22:29 PM IST

Goods trains collide in Orissa, 1 killed

Two goods trains collided in
Orissa`s Keonjhar district in the wee hours today, leaving one
person dead and four others seriously injured.

Aug 31, 2011, 08:59 AM IST

Keonjhar: security officials` families threatened

Maoist cadres operating in Orissa threatened family members of security officials to prevent them from taking action against the ultras.

Jun 22, 2011, 16:02 PM IST

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