Baripada: Section 144 to prevent illegal sand mining

The restriction has been imposed at Oskipal and Gambharipal on the banks of the river. The two locations, in the middle of Raruan and Sukruli blocks, are notorious for illegal sand mining.

published on : 8th November 2022

Locals fume over delay in CCTV installation in Baripada town

Locals Bibhudatta Das and Sudhir Mishra among others said the CCTV cameras would help curb the rising anti-social activities and enable police to easily catch hold of defaulters.

published on : 8th November 2022

Jumbo claims another life in Sundargarh as panic grips forest ranges of Baripada

A 45-year-old woman was killed by a tusker in Kulba village under Ujjalpur range of Sundargarh forest division on Thursday.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Baripada: Road blocked over teacher shortage

A Class V student of the school Devasmita Mohanta said, “There are no teachers and headmaster in the school. We have only one teacher who takes classes and also looks after mid-day meals.”

published on : 15th October 2022

Baripada's ESI dispensary gasps for breath as staff shortage affects services

The acute shortage of staff at the Employees State Insurance (ESI) dispensary in Baripada’s Palabani has adversely affected health care services rendered to the employees registered under it.

published on : 12th October 2022

Woman arrested with Rs 18 lakh worth brown sugar

Around 182 gram of the drug worth more than Rs 18 lakh was seized from her house during the raid.

published on : 11th October 2022

30-year-old trampled to death by tusker in Baripada

Sources said Ratha went to the fields early in the morning to attend call of nature when a wild tusker attacked him, killing him on the spot.

published on : 8th October 2022

After treatment by vets, ailing tusker found dead in Masinakathi forest

Within 24 hours of being treated by veterinarians, the ailing tusker was found dead in Masinakathi forest under Betnoti range within Baripada territorial division on Monday.

published on : 4th October 2022

Timber of chariots rot in open since Rath Yatra at Haribaldevjew temple

The locals complained that ever since the 13-day festival at the Dwitiya Srikhetra concluded on July 11, the chariots are exposed to rain and sun on the Grand road near the temple.

published on : 10th September 2022

Kudumi Sena observes ‘black day’ for delay in granting ST status

Founder of Kudumi Sena, Jamuni Mohanta said the community was given ST status till September 6, 1956 but it was withdrawn without any reason.

published on : 7th September 2022

Acute staff shortage cripples functioning of Baripada municipality

Even after the situation was brought to the notice of Urban Development department, many posts are still lying vacant.

published on : 4th September 2022

Villagers block SH 9, demands repair of five-km PMGSY road 

The villagers said in the absence of repair and maintenance of the road by the Rural Development department, it has become a nightmare for motorists.

published on : 30th August 2022

Lord Jagannath relaxes atop chariots in Mausima temple, pulling to begin on Sunday

As per the tradition of Dwitiya Srikhetra, the Trinity is worshipped on the chariots on the day of Pahandi and the pulling of three chariots is carried out a day after the ritual.

published on : 10th July 2022

Rath Yatra 2022: Trinity takes holy bath in Baripada, thousands dip in devotion

The devotees stood in long queue to witness the ceremonial proceedings of the deities even as the temperature remained 39 degrees Celsius.

published on : 15th June 2022

Baripada: Employee of liquor making unit killed in jumbo attack

Employee of a country-liquor manufacturing unit was trampled to death by an elephant at Manchabandha in Baripada territorial division on Sunday night.

published on : 7th June 2022

Baripada fire service unit writes to Mayurbhanj administration for cooperation in ensuring safety

An ongoing inspection drive indicated that many public public buildings do not have minimum fire safety equipment putting them at a high risk.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Civic body’s move to hike holding tax draws flak

Protesting the decision of Baripada municipality to hike holding and property tax, members of various political parties staged a dharna outside the Collector’s office on Tuesday.

published on : 18th May 2022

Baripada: Headmaster booked for misbehaving with student

The accused duo was identified as school headmaster Braja Mohan Majhi and matron Jayanti Patra.

published on : 5th April 2022

BJP workers block road, demand re-polling in Odisha's Baripada

A day before the polling, videos of BJD workers allegedly distributing money to people of Ward No 17 and Ward No 20 had gone viral and there was strong protest over the matter. 

published on : 25th March 2022

Poor sanitation, drainage in focus for Odisha civic polls

This election, poor sanitation and civic amenities are the major issues being raised in Baripada municipality.

published on : 22nd March 2022
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