KEONJHAR

  • 40 students injured as wall of a college collapses in Keonjhar August 23, 2013

    At least 40 students of Dharadhar Autonomous college here were injured, five of them seriously, when the wall of an under construction classroom in the campus caved in Friday, police said. Over 100 students were standing in front of the building around 11 am when the mishap occurred, police said. The...
  • Odisha to submit physical verification report with Shah Commission August 17, 2013

    Odisha government was all set to submit soon, the physical verification report of 42 iron ore and manganese mines located in Keonjhar and Sundargarh districts, to the Justice M B Shah Commission. The report to be sent by the state government is likely to be part of the Shah Commission's final...
  • Graham Staines murder: 2 accused arrested in Keonjhar May 17, 2013

    Keonjhar: Fourteen years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two minor sons were burnt alive by a crowd in Odisha, police have arrested two more accused in the case. The duo was arrested from Keonjhar in Odisha. Staines, along with his two minor sons Philip and Timothy, was burnt...
  • Odisha: Fire in a hotel in Keonjhar, 3 dead August 4, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Three people from Kolkata were killed due to suffocation when a fire broke out at a hotel in Keonjhar district in Odisha on Saturday. Three others were injured in the incident. The three deceased from Kolkata who had checked into the hotel at Barbil on Friday were in sleep when...
  • Courier service that thrives not on money but faith June 12, 2012

    Keonjhar (Odisha): This is a story of a voluntary courier service that thrives, not on money but faith. The administration of the Maa Tarini Devi Temple in Keonjhar has started a unique bus service to collect offerings from devotees. 52yearold Kautake Dehuri is a devotee of Goddess Maa Tarini'. She...
  • Maoists free abducted Orissa police officer July 17, 2010

    Bhubaneswar: Maoist rebels Saturday freed a police officer whom they kidnapped earlier this month after attacking a security post in Orissa's Keonjhar district, police said. Assistant Sub Inspector Umesh Marandi was abducted from Daitari, about 150 km from here, July 7. "They have released him. He was sick and there...
  • Impact: Bear man in jail, govt to look after girl June 23, 2008

    New Delhi: A day after CNNIBN aired a story of a labourer being jailed without any kind of provision for his fiveyearold daughter who is now home alone, authorities have stepped in to look after the child. Orissa Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, has promised all help. "The legal aspects are being...