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.
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
Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal
The weather department has predicted heavy rain in several parts especially coastal and interior regions of Odisha today
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
Odisha reported 46 fatalities due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours taking the virus toll to 4,109 even as 3,222 people tested positive for the virus during the period pushing the cumulative positive tally to 91,6109 in the State.
A youth was critically injured after he was fired at by another youth at Badakantakula village under Bantala police station in the district on Wednesday
The Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) is facing a tough time with pending electricity dues from nine government colleges under State Higher Education Department.
There is no relief from the single-day Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha even as the daily positive cases on Tuesday dipped to below 3000-mark, a record low in over last two months.
The single-day Covid-19 fatalities continue to remain above 40 even as the daily case count has been witnessing a dip for last several days in Odisha.
The Commissionerate Police claimed to have busted a major illegal firearms racket in Cuttack by seizing 11 country-made guns and 51 live rounds on Wednesday.
Even as the Covid-19 graph continued with its downward trend, there seems to be no let up in the fatalities as 44 more deaths were reported from different parts of Odisha in the last 24 hours.
The Odisha government is mulling over relaxing certain lockdown curbs in districts having less than 5 per cent infection rate while the restrictions will continue in districts having 10 per cent or more rate of infection.
The daily cases of Covid-19 further dipped in Odisha as the State witnessed 4,852 fresh cases on Saturday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,47,313, the State I&PR Department informed
A Low Pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining Odisha is most likely to trigger torrential rain in most parts of the State from today. The weather condition would continue till June 14, according to a forecast by the IMD.
Odisha recorded 5,235 new Covid-19 cases on Friday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,42,461, the State I&PR Department informed
Odisha recorded 6,097 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,37,226, the State I&PR Department informed
The trend of steady decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases continues in Odisha with the State reporting 6,118 infections on Monday. However, the death toll due to the contagious virus remained high with 41 fatalities in the last 24 hours.
A 270-bed COVID care centre was inaugurated by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Jindal Steel and Power Plant (JSPL) in Angul district on Tuesday.
The Covid-19 related fatalities in the State has turned into a major reason of concern as the number of daily deaths is hovering over 30 for the last few days even as the single-day positive cases has come down drastically.
The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.
As many as four coastal districts- Kendrapara, Jagatisnghpur, Bhadrak and Balasore have been put on high risk zone as the State government braces to tackle the impact of impending Cyclone ‘Yaas’ which is threatening to cause large scale destruction in the coastal belt of the State during landfall on May 26 morning.
Currently, Cyclone Yaas is having marginally unfavorable vertical wind shear. However, just prior to landfall, wind shear will turn supportive and Yaas to attain peak intensity
As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.