Mayurbhanj Mahotsav gets underway

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. 

published on : 21st November 2022

Mayurbhanj district in Odisha bears brunt of low-pressure-induced rainfall

District tops vulnerability index of low pressure rains, finds IIT-BBS study

published on : 14th November 2022

Alarm bells ring as one more tusker dies in Mayurbhanj

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.

published on : 11th October 2022

Bhubaneswar: Crime Branch busts fake SIM box racket, arrests six

The Crime Branch has busted a fake SIM box racket operating from Mayurbhanj, and arrested six persons in this connection. 

published on : 15th September 2022

Inmates reveal horrific abuse as Mayurbhanj admin seals rehab centre

Meanwhile, Pati was produced in court and remanded in judicial custody after his bail plea was rejected on the day.

published on : 6th September 2022

Sportspersons join hands to put Mayurbhanj on India’s rugby map

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.

published on : 4th September 2022

NGT imposes Rs 36 crore penalty for illegal sand mining in Odisha's 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. 

published on : 2nd September 2022

Govt school students in 3 districts of Odisha perform below State level learning

Those studying in Classes VIII and X cannot do science investigations or relate science processes and phenomenons with causes. 

published on : 30th August 2022

Housing schemes elude beneficiaries in Mayurbhanj

Sources said such incidents could have been avoided had the district administration conducted proper survey and allotted houses to genuine beneficiaries.

published on : 30th August 2022

PMAY corruption in Mayurbhanj wall collapse deaths: Odisha BJP

The government must explain why these families were not considered for housing assistance under PMAY. “Are they not eligible,” Mohanty asked. 

published on : 26th August 2022

Odisha: Water level of rivers recedes, over 6.4 lakh still marooned

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.

published on : 24th August 2022

Incessant rains: Two more children die in wall collapse in Odisha 

Founder of Adivasi Dalit Mahasangha Rakesh Singh alleged that the government failed to provide pucca houses to eligible beneficiaries leading to such mishaps. 

published on : 23rd August 2022

Life in Mayurbhanj hit as tribal students observe 12-hour bandh

The protesters picketed in Udala, Karanjia, Rairangpur and Baripada district headquarters threatening to intensify the protest if action was not taken against the accused.

published on : 18th August 2022

Six BJP MLAs from Mayurbhanj to attend President Droupadi Murmu's swearing-in

Twelve persons have been reportedly invited by the President-elect from her district to attend the oath taking ceremony.

published on : 24th July 2022

‘Sir, I swam without fear,’ President-elect Murmu had once told her teacher

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.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Odisha's Mayurbhanj district erupts in joy as President-elect Droupadi Murmu scripts history

Thousands of people including tribals from various communities gathered in front of Murmu's residence at Mahuldiha in Rairangpur town to celebrate her victory.

published on : 22nd July 2022

NH-49 blocked for nine hours in Odisha's Mayurbhanj over better road demand

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.

published on : 15th July 2022

Odisha: Hydram projects lie defunct as department awaits IAP funds

However, an operational snag developed soon after cyclone Yaas as the pipelines got dislocated and the project failed to preserve water, said the villagers.

published on : 10th July 2022

Five fall ill after drinking contaminated water in Odisha's Pansia village

It is suspected that someone in the village poisoned the overhead tank water with pesticide on Monday night. 

published on : 6th July 2022

Odisha: Two killed in elephant attack

The deceased have been identified as Fulamani Munda (72) and Budhia Munda (38) of Digarisole village. 

published on : 21st June 2022
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