Maoists blow up culvert in Koraput
Bhubaneswar: Maoists on Monday blew up a culvert near Dhepaguda at Narayanpatna in Koraput.
hey left behind posters protesting the combing operation conducted by the BSF at Podapadar.
o causality has been reported. Combing operations have been further intensified in the area.
Bhubaneswar: Mayurbhanj police on Monday arrested three Maoists and seized several weapons and explosives during a raid conducted in the area.
he three were caught from a forest on the Orissa-Bengal border, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the security personnel raided a Maoist camp inside the forests of Jhauri and Telia and destroy the rebel camp.
t least three rifles, 14 live cartridges and 21 gelatine sticks have been seized in the area.
n a separate incident, Rourkela police arrested four rebels during a combing operation in the Saranda jungles.
ne of the four arrested Maoists is a woman. At least three landmines and one claymore mine have been seized from them.
BHUBANESWAR: A 42-year-old farmer died of heart attack here on Monday. he deceased, Bainath Pradhan, a resident of Krushnachai village under Seragada block in Berhampur, had borrowed Rs 40,000 to cultivate paddy in his land.
He was mentally depressed since the last few days for the crop loss and started cutting the damaged crop two days ago, Utsav Pradhan, father of Bainath, said.
Berhampur: A mad dog mauled 25 people including some students who were on their way to a morning tuition at Baliguda in Kandhamal district.
he injured were treated at the Baliguda Hospital. Irate locals later beat the dog to death.
Berhampur: Hundreds of farmers under the banner of Chasi Surakshya Abhiyan and Rushikulya Royt Mahasabha, rejected the package of the state government for the distressed farmers. he farmers staged a protest on the thoroughfares of Hinjilicut town and organised a rally at the office of the Tahasildar prior to submitting a memorandum addressed to the governor and the Prime Minister.
hey demanded that the state government provide free seeds, fertilizers and pesticides, among other things to farmers till the next Kharif crop, they demanded.