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Odisha tribal set to come back home 30 years after he left for work

Daya Bhuyan, a Saora tribal of Abasingh village in Gajapati district, left his parents and siblings some 30 years ago after a local contractor took him and three other people for road construction work in Arunachal Pradesh sometime in the late 80s
Daya Bhuyan, the Odisha tribal who is set to go back home. (HT Photo)
Daya Bhuyan, the Odisha tribal who is set to go back home. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 06:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

50kg landmine found under a bridge in Maoist-affected Gajapati district ahead of polls

Gajapati’s superintendent of police Sarah Sharma said the landmine was recovered from under a bridge near Paniganda village under Adaba police station area.
The Maoist-affected districts of Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Nabarangpur are going to polls in the first phase of Lok Sabha election on April 11.(HT File)
The Maoist-affected districts of Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Nabarangpur are going to polls in the first phase of Lok Sabha election on April 11.(HT File)
Updated on Apr 10, 2019 09:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

In cyclone-ravaged Odisha, man walks 8 km with body of dead daughter

The incident, footage of which was shown by local channels, was reminiscent of a 2016 episode, when a man had walked 10 km carrying his dead wife on his shoulder after being denied a hearse.
A damaged mobile tower seen struck down on road due to Cyclone Titli, at Barua village of Srikakulam.(PTI)
A damaged mobile tower seen struck down on road due to Cyclone Titli, at Barua village of Srikakulam.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 18, 2018 10:32 PM IST
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16 killed as cave hideout crumbles in rockslide triggered by Cyclone Titli

Local officials said 22 tribals of Baraghara village of Gajapati’s Rayagada block had taken shelter in a cave near their village on the morning after gale force wind blew away the roofs of their huts.
Local people watch the recovery of dead bodies at the foothill stream near Baraghar under Rayagada block of Gajapati district of Odisha, where 16 persons died in a rockslide in the aftermath cyclonic storm Titli.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT)
Local people watch the recovery of dead bodies at the foothill stream near Baraghar under Rayagada block of Gajapati district of Odisha, where 16 persons died in a rockslide in the aftermath cyclonic storm Titli.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT)
Updated on Oct 13, 2018 11:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
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