A tribal woman was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district today, police said here.
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.
At least 10 people were arrested for torturing an old woman last week for alleged witchcraft in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district, police said Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Normal life was affected in Mayurbhanj district due to a 24-hour bandh demanding establishment of a government medical college hospital in the district.
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 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.
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 persons were today killed and four others got critically injured when a truck capsized in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district, police said here.
After being greeted with black flags by Congress activists in Kandhamal and Mayurbhanj districts, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was accorded a warm welcome during a visit to Jharsuguda.
Justice M B Shah Commission, probing illegal mining activities in Odisha, asked state govt and Union Ministry of Environment and Forest to clear their stands on issues relating to mineral exploration.
Two minor girls, sisters by relation, were allegedly gang-raped and killed in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district, police said on Friday.
Odisha government on Monday declared 314 villages spread over four districts as drought-affected.
A compartment of Tata-Badampahar passenger train was detached at Rairangpur in adjoining Mayurbhanj district of Odisha after passengers spotted an unclaimed bag, Railway officials said here.
Despite death of 149 elephants, mostly due to poaching and electrocution during last two years in Odisha, the population of pachyderms has increased to 1930 from 1886 in 2010.
The police on Monday found
the body of a Maoist cadre hanging from a tree at Suliapada
jungle in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district.
After completion of the
process in Khurda district, culling of poultry birds started Wednesday in the tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj, the second district in Odisha where bird flu has been detected.
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