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Panic Grips Villages Surrounding Satkosia Reserve After Tiger Freed Into Forest

Angul: The relocation of two tigers from Madhya Pradesh to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district could have cheered wild life enthusiasts, but fear of the wild cat is giving sleepless nights to villagers in and around the forest.Residents of these villages have been living in constant fear ever since one of the tigers was released into the forest on July 6. 'Normal life has been hit and houses in our village are kept closed all the times. We used to move freely before the tiger was brought but things have changed ever since the animal was released to the forest. We are forced to return to our homes before dawn,' said Sushma Nayak a local.The villagers in these villages can be spotted carrying sticks in hand to tackle possible confrontation with the big cat. The people are even afraid to move alone and often seen in groups while visiting nearby areas. 

No alliance with Cong, BJP, BJD: Sitaram Yechury

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Traffic Restrictions Imposed In Bhubaneswar For Durga Puja

Bhubaneswar: With the smart city gearing up for Durga Puja celebrations, the Commissionerate Police issued guidelines imposing restrictions on the mov...

Fake IAS officer sent to 2 day police remand

Malkangiri: A 32-year-old man, who stands accused for using fake Facebook page in the name of an IAS officer, has been remanded to police custody by M...

Man Shot At Over Past Enmity In Sambalpur; 1 Detained

Sambalpur: In a firing incident, a man was shot at over past enmity at Budharaja daily market in Sambalpur today.As per reports, Mantu Podha, a vegeta...