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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A sub-inspector in Angul district has been arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a woman at her house in an inebriated condition
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.
Doctors in Angul District Headquarters Hospital were seen dispensing medical treatment to patients using mobile flashlights
The prisoner identified as Suman Dehury was found in an unconscious state on Sunday following which was admitted to hospital