District - The Statesman


Crocodiles’ population rises in Bhitarkanika

1784 salt-water crocodiles were counted this year along the water-bodies of Bhitarkanika river system and Mahanadi deltaic region while the census figure recorded last year stood at 1768, said Divisional Forest Officer, Rajnagar Mangrove (wildlife) Forest Division, J.D.Pati.

Woman gang-raped in Bihar’s Gaya district

"We are waiting for the statement of the victim. She is under treatment. As soon as she gathers consciousness, we will record her statement. It will help us to identify the accused," DSP, Gaya (Sadar) said.