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Woman Injured In Elephant Attack In Khurda

Khurda: A herd of elephant wreaked havoc after straying into human settlement near Chitrakoot hills under Nirakarpur police limits in Khurda district today. According to sources, a woman sustained critical injuries after being attacked by an elephant at Brundabanpur village.After rescuing the woman, locals rushed her to district headquarters hospital (DHH).  Besides, the elephant herd has destroyed 40 bags of paddy at Sanaroutpada village under Tangi block in the district.

Meanwhile, the locals are in a state of panic and are demanding urgent steps by forest department to drive back the elephant herd. 

Class 10 Girl Gang-Raped In Odisha

Keonjhar: With no respite in site from growing sexual assault against minors in the State, a Class-10 girl has been gang raped by a group of men in Jo...

First session of 16th Odisha Assembly begins

Bhubaneswar: The first session of 16th Odisha Assembly began today with the customary address to the House by Governor Ganeshi Lal.The session started...

Rourkela Police busts cricket betting racket, 2 bookies held

Rourkela: The Rourkela Plant Site Police have busted a cricket betting racket and arrested two bookies from Daily market area in the town late last ni...

Senior lawyer Ashok Parija is new Advocate General of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Senior lawyer of Orissa High Court Ashok Parija was on Monday appointed as the Advocate General (AG) of Odisha.Parija, former Chairman of...