On the first day, a colourful procession was taken out on the Grand Road near Haribaldev Jew temple in which tribal artistes danced to the tunes of traditional musical instruments.
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Regional chief conservator of forest (RCCF) and field director of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) T Ashok Kumar said the tusker was aged around 15 years.
The Crime Branch has busted a fake SIM box racket operating from Mayurbhanj, and arrested six persons in this connection.
Meanwhile, Pati was produced in court and remanded in judicial custody after his bail plea was rejected on the day.
J Sushil Hembram and Sunaram Kisku are nurturing young boys and girls in rugby by facilitating free coaching for them at the Bholagodia mini stadium in Mayurbhanj.
The petition had sought intervention against alleged violation of mining plan and loss of royalty due to indiscriminate extraction of sand in excess of permissible limit by using excavators.
Those studying in Classes VIII and X cannot do science investigations or relate science processes and phenomenons with causes.
Sources said such incidents could have been avoided had the district administration conducted proper survey and allotted houses to genuine beneficiaries.
The government must explain why these families were not considered for housing assistance under PMAY. “Are they not eligible,” Mohanty asked.
Meanwhile, the death toll in flood and related incidents has increased to 14 as four more children were reported to have been killed due to wall collapse in Mayurbhanj district.
Founder of Adivasi Dalit Mahasangha Rakesh Singh alleged that the government failed to provide pucca houses to eligible beneficiaries leading to such mishaps.
The protesters picketed in Udala, Karanjia, Rairangpur and Baripada district headquarters threatening to intensify the protest if action was not taken against the accused.
Twelve persons have been reportedly invited by the President-elect from her district to attend the oath taking ceremony.
The tribal lands of Odisha, which had been waiting with bated breath for the declaration of her elevation to the topmost post of the country, dived headlong into celebrations.
Thousands of people including tribals from various communities gathered in front of Murmu's residence at Mahuldiha in Rairangpur town to celebrate her victory.
They also demanded setting up of traffic signal, light posts, ambulance and cranes for emergency services, compensation for accident victims and police outposts on both sides of the ghat.
However, an operational snag developed soon after cyclone Yaas as the pipelines got dislocated and the project failed to preserve water, said the villagers.
It is suspected that someone in the village poisoned the overhead tank water with pesticide on Monday night.
The deceased have been identified as Fulamani Munda (72) and Budhia Munda (38) of Digarisole village.