Rehab for 110 tribal families uprooted from Similipal

Thakurmunda: The forest department has temporarily rehabilitated 110 families, who were evicted from the core areas of Similipal for decades, at Saleibeda village (under Karanjia forest division, 100 km from their settlement. According to reports, 243 members of these families belonging to Khadia, Kolha and...

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Ganjam admin cracks whip against traffic violators

Berhampur: In a bid to bring traffic jams under control and create better traffic sense among denizens, the district administration has cracked the whip on traffic violators. According to sources, regional transport offices (RTOs) had cancelled driving licenses of 6,238 persons in Ganjam district during...

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Class-VII boy brutally beaten up by teacher

Digapahandi: A Class-VII boy at Siddheswar Nodal Primary School under this block in Ganjam district sustained critical injuries after he was brutally beaten up by his teacher over missing of a training book, Wednesday. The victim was identified as T Sujit Kumar Patra. Assistant teacher...

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Champua vending zone hangs fire

Champua: A vending zone comprising of 15 shops that was constructed nearly a year ago on Champua-Joda road near this town in Keonjhar district to rehabilitate footpath vendors is yet to be made functional. The delay is leading to resentment among the vendors. Only 15...

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Crocodile’s carcass found in Koraput

Koraput: Carcass of a saltwater crocodile was found lying on the roadside in Bagaderi village under Kundura block in Koraput district Saturday. Some local residents first spotted the body of the reptile with marks of injuries on its body. According to the locals, the crocodile...

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