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The District of Angul situated at the heart of Odisha was a part of Undivided Dhenkanal District till early March 1993. Angul District came into existence as a separate District on April 1, 1993. It is one of the major industrial towns in Western Odisha. This sleepy quaint vicinity transformed itself largely due to the presence of NALCO (National Aluminum Company) – that operates Asia’s largest Aluminum plant there and ancillary industries. Angul serves as an important junction or gateway to Central & Western Odisha. Anugul is also famous for the Satkosia Tiger reserve.

Thunderstorm with lightning alert
Subdued monsoon over Odisha; IMD issues thunderstorm with lightning alert

Southwest monsoon has subdued over Odisha with considerable drop in the rainfall activities in the past couple of days.

Yellow Warning For Odisha
Relief in sight for these Odisha districts, low pressure over northeast Vidarbh

After witnessing incessant rainfall last week, Odisha is all set to get some relief as no major warning for heavy rainfall has been issued by the India Meteorological Department for the next 2 to 3 days.

Angul: Demand for functioning of Talcher Medical College grows louder 
Angul: Demand for functioning of Talcher Medical College grows louder 

They threatened that they would gherao the Odisha Legislative Assembly if no step is taken to make the medical college functional.  

Coal Transport By Indian Railway
Rail link to ensure faster coal movement to Odisha ports

Under the MCRL's Phase-I, the 14-km-long Angul-Balram corridor, expected to be operationalised by this year, will have movement of 25 MT coal from MCL mines in Talcher Coalfields, the Coal Ministry statement said.

Union Minister Nityanand Rai shares meal with Dalit family in Angul, heaps praises on Krishna Mohant
Union Minister Nityanand Rai shares meal with Dalit family in Angul, heaps praises on Krishna Mohanty 

The Union Minister visited and had dinner at the house of Dukhabandhu Nayak, a Dalit resident of Ward no-11 in Angul town.

Heavy Rain Alert
Heavy rain alert for 12 districts in Odisha; Check full IMD forecast

At present, a cyclonic circulation lies over East Jharkhand and adjoining north Odisha between 1.5 km and 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting southwards with height.

Hingula Mines At Talcher
Locals stage sit-in at MCL mine; coal transportation affected

The protesters demanded to include the 192 acre land at Phase-3 in Gopal Prasad under the rehabilitation scheme and provide jobs to each member from the 140 families evicted from the land for mining.

Rourkela Businessman Suicide
Rourkela businessman ends life in Jamshedpur; accuses in-laws of torture in video

Before ending his life, Rahul reportedly narrated his ordeal in a video which has now gone viral on social media. In the video, he alleged that his elderly parents were suffering as they had to make rounds of courts.

Ex-Sarpanch murdered
Ex-Sarpanch killed in Odisha’s Angul, political row suspected

The deceased has been identified as Shibaram Sahu. He was a former Sarpanch of Balramprasad Gram Panchayat

Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory
Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory

Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior Odisha and likely to be above normal by 2 to 3 degree Celsius at a few places of coastal Odisha during next four to five days.  

IMD issues yellow warning for thunderstorm in 12 Odisha districts
IMD issues yellow warning for thunderstorm in 12 Odisha districts

As per IMD, people in Odisha will get relief from the scorching heat conditions in view of the rain and thunderstorm activities.

NALCO
NALCO faces imminent coal crisis, not much stock left

The National Aluminium Company (NALCO) at Angul in Odisha is apparently grappling with an imminent coal crisis with a reported stock of coal for only five days being left with the PSU.

Bike-borne Miscreants Attack Female Sarpanch Family in Angul; Four Injured
Bike-borne Miscreants Attack Female Sarpanch Family in Angul; Four Injured

Four members of the Sarpanch’s family suffered grievous injuries in the attack.

Bank Cashier, Another Arrested For Smuggling Ganja In Odisha
Bank Cashier, Another Arrested For Smuggling Ganja In Odisha

The police apprehended two accused identified as Sushanta Kumar Sahoo, presently working as clerk-cum-cashier in State Bank of India, Kishore Nagar Branch and Jugal Sahoo, both belong to Angul district, they said.

ED
ED Attaches Assets Worth Rs 3.94 Cr Of Odisha Financial Official, Her Husband

They were accused of indulging in malpractices and acquiring huge wealths. The accused were in possession of disproportionate assets worth Rs 5.05 crore.

Heat wave alert
Heat Wave Alert For Odisha: Mercury To Jump 3 To 4 Deg Celsius Soon

Daytime temperature also remained above 36 degrees in 10 cities of the State in the last 24 hours. Titlagarh remained the hottest city with 38 degree Celsius on Sunday.

11 Die In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha, 3 More Critical 
11 Die In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha, 3 More Critical 

As many as six persons, including a child and a woman, were killed after a car in which they were travelling in lost control and hit a road-side tree near Sunsunia on Nuapara-Bargarh road in the afternoon on Monday afternoon.

Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Demands Cancellation Of Election In Pallahara; BJD For Recounting In May
Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Demands Cancellation Of Election In Pallahara; BJD For Recounting In Mayurbhanj

Alleging discrepancy, the Pallahara Block unit of the saffron party alleged that the number of ballot papers used for voting didn’t match with the number of ballot papers found in the ballot boxes. 

Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Delegation Meets SEC Over Model Code Violations, Warns Of Agitation
Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Delegation Meets SEC Over Model Code Violations, Warns Of Agitation

The delegation urged the Commission to take stringent action against the BJD candidate and the BDO. 

Sarpanch Candidate Goes Missing
‘Missing’ Sarpanch Candidate In Odisha’s Angul Found Cooling Off At In-Law’s Place

Manoj Sethi went out of his home on Tuesday afternoon and did not return. Suspecting foul play by rival candidates, Sethi’s family members lodged a missing complaint at the Chhendipada Police station.

COVID Testing
Odisha Corona Updates: Positives See Record Fall Below 1500 Mark For First Time In Over A Month

The active cases in the State stand at 21,525 as a total of 12,37,976 people have so far recovered from the disease, including 3,624 on Sunday, said I&PR Department data.

King Cobra Devours Python
WATCH: King Cobra Devours Python In Odisha’s Angul

An 11 ft King Cobra was spotted near the village while gobbling up its prey - a python which measured around 4 feet

Satkosia Tiger Reserve
Lone Tigress In Odisha’s Satkosia Reserve Now Goes Missing

Triggering the fears of the Satkosia tiger reserve in Odisha going tiger-less, the lone tigress left in the park has reportedly gone missing. There has been no sighting of her since the past two months in the 795 square km tiger reserve.

Fluorosis In Angul
Resentment Brews Over Closure Of National Programme For Prevention & Control Of Fluorosis In Angul

Fluorosis, a public health problem is caused by excess intake of fluoride through drinking water, food products and industrial pollutants over a long period. It results in major health disorders like dental fluorosis, skeletal fluorosis and non-skeletal fluorosis

Odisha Covid Update
Odisha's Daily Covid-19 Cases Breach 8000-Mark After Over 7 Months, Active Cases Surge To 35,242

With this, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 10,91,547 while a total of 10,47,783 people have recovered from the virus infection. The active cases have gone up to 35,242.

Omicron Update
28 New Omicron Cases Detected In Odisha, Mutant Infection Tally Breaches 100-Mark

With the fresh cases, the total number of Omicron infection has reached 103 in the State.

Odisha Private Bus Owners Call Off Proposed Strike From January 1
Odisha Private Bus Owners Call Off Proposed Strike From January 1

The association alleged that due to the bad road condition in the route from Cuttack via Angul to Sambalpur, their vehicles get damaged and it forces them to shell out a huge sum towards maintenance on regular basis.

Bus Services Suspended
Private Bus Operators Suspend Services On Bhubaneswar-Sambalpur Route

“People are afraid of travelling on the route due to the poor condition of road and dust. Besides, drivers find it difficult to drive because of the large potholes that damage the buses. If the government fails to take notice of this strike, we will intensify our protest,” said a driver.

Cold Wave Alert: Minimum Temp To Drop Below Normal By 4-5 Degrees In Interior Odisha
Cold Wave Alert: Minimum Temp To Drop Below Normal By 4-5 Degrees In Interior Odisha

It is pertinent to mention here that normal life across Odisha has been adversely hit due to intense cold wave conditions that have been prevailing for the past couple of days. 17 places in Odisha recorded temperature as low as 10 degree Celsius on Tuesday night.

10 Students Test COVID-19 Positive At Odisha Residential School
10 Students Test COVID-19 Positive At Odisha Residential School

The students have been kept in isolation in separate rooms on the premises of the school and undergoing treatment, informed Siddharth Shankar Swain, Angul district Collector.

NGT Slaps Rs 2 Crore Fine On JSPL For Damages To Nandira River In Angul
Damages To Nandira River In Angul: NGT Imposes Fine On JSPL

The eastern Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in Kolkata has imposed a fine of Rs 2 crore on Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), Angul taking cognizance of the damages allegedly caused by the steel major to the ecology of Nandira River in Angul. 

Odisha BJP Blasts BJD Sycophancy, Says People Will Give Befitting Reply To 'Naveen Is God' Talk
Odisha BJP Blasts BJD Sycophancy, Says People Will Give Befitting Reply To 'Naveen Is God' Talk

Castigating the BJD, the BJP leader said people of Angul will never tolerate to this sycophancy and the 4.5 cr Odias will give a give befitting reply to the ruling party at an appropriate time.

BSKY Smart cards
CM Naveen Patnaik Distributes Smart Health Cards In Angul; Congress Stages Black Flag Protest

Describing the district is famous for industries and even more popular for Baji Rout hostel and ‘sadhana petha’ of former Chief Minister Nabakrushna Choudhury and his wife Malati Choudhury, he said, in a video message, that he was delighted to launch several projects worth Rs1176 crore. This will help speed up the district’s progress.    

BJP Mahila Morcha Leader Allegedly Attacked
BJP Mahila Morcha Leader Allegedly Attacked By BJD Workers In Angul

A local leader of the BJP women’s wing, Sanju Sahu was allegedly attacked by the BJD workers when she had gone to the DHH to meet the bereaved family members of a BJD activist Banita Sahu

Tractor, car submerge as heavy rain leaves bhubaneswar flooded
‘Red Warning’: Schools Closed In 12 Districts Of Odisha 

All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.

Low Pressure Area Over BoB Intensifies Into Depression, CWC Issues Advisory
Depression Develops Over Bay Of Bengal, CWC Alerts Odisha As Water Surges In Major Rivers

The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued advisory for several Odisha districts as major rivers and their tributaries continue to swell due to incessant rain in the basin and upper catchment areas under the influence of the low pressure.

Multi Crore Job Fraud: Angul Police Bust Inter-State Gang, Nabs Couple From West Bengal
Multi Crore Job Fraud: Angul Police Bust Inter-State Gang, Nabs Couple From West Bengal

Police said the arrests were made in connection with the inter-state fake job racket which surfaced in Odisha in February this year. So far nine persons, including two from Jharkhand, have been arrested in six different cases registered by various police stations in Angul district.

Viral Video: Security Guard Administers Injection To Patient In Odisha's Angul Govt Hospital
Viral Video: Odisha Govt Guidelines Go For A Toss, Security Guard Administers Injection To Patient At Hospital

A security guard posted at a government hospital in Odisha has invited serious trouble by administering an injection to a patient. The incident which has happened at Angul District Headquarters hospital has now stoked serious questions on the ground level implementation of Odisha government's strict guidelines.

Cop Arrested For Misbehaving With Woman
Cop Arrested For Misbehaving With Woman, Video Goes Viral

A sub-inspector in Angul district has been arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a woman at her house in an inebriated condition

 IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert For Odisha; Yellow Warning For Several Districts
IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert For Odisha; Yellow Warning For Several Districts

IMD has predicted thunderstorm with lightning at one or two places over the districts of Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordhaa, Cuttack, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in the next 24 hours.

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