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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.

Covid Cases
Covid 19: Odisha Adds 10,649 New Cases, 19 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.

Covid cases
Covid-19: After dip in daily spike, Odisha sees surge in new cases with 10982 fresh infections, 17 deaths 

After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases,  Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours,  causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.

Corona cases
Odisha Witnesses Fall In Daily Covid Count, Records 9,793 New Cases With 18 Deaths

The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.

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People Put Aadhaar Cards In Long Queue For COVID-19 Test In Odisha

People at a hospital under Chendipada police limits were seen putting their Aadhaar cards on road to mark their position in the long queue made for getting themselves tested for COVID19.

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Covid-19: At 10,031 New Infections, Odisha Sees Dip In Daily Cases

Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has  mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.

SCR's Oxygen Express Sets Off On Third Run To Bring More LMO From Odisha
SCR's Oxygen Express Sets Off On Third Run To Bring More LMO From Odisha

The South Central Railway's Oxygen Express started on Sunday, on its third run to bring much needed oxygen from Odisha, for the Covid-hit people of Telangana.

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Two Trampled To Death In Separate Jumbo Attacks In Odisha

Angul/Sambalpur: Two persons including an elderly woman were killed in elephant attack in separate incidents in Angul and Sambalpur districts on Thursday. Mamata Sethy, a resident Talagarh under Bantala police…

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‘Pollution Level Critical In Six Cities Of Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: The increase in pollution levels across Odisha was one of the key concerns raised during the 36th Foundation Day celebration of the Odisha Pollution Control Board today. During the event, it was learned that in cities like Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Balasore, Angul and Talcher there has been a significant rise in pollution levels. As […]

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Ward Member Hacked To Death Over Past Enmity In Odisha

Angul: A ward member was allegedly hacked to death by some miscreants with sharp weapons in Angul district on Sunday. As per reports, some unidentified miscreants murdered one Jagabandhu Behera, a ward member who hails from Antulia panchayat in full public glare at Antulia market. Sources said after committing the crime, the accused fled the […]

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CO, O3 pollutants higher in Bhubaneswar air than Delhi

Bhubaneswar: With the exit of monsoon from Odisha, aerosols cover in the atmosphere over Odisha have increased. Even as the Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) value for Odisha has been estimated at around 0.8-0.9, which is almost at par with Delhi’s AOD, the air quality index (surface air) of Odisha looks far healthier than Delhi. As […]

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Odisha Boy’s Drone Project Selected In NASA Competition

Angul: Perseverance and strong willpower can overcome all adversities and a 14-year-old boy from Odisha is a perfect example. When Subhranshu Nayak, a Class IX student of Saraswati Sishu Vidya Mandir, Gandhi Marg in Angul district, developed a drone, little did he know that it will get selected in Ames Space Settlement contest organised by […]

Pradhan
Dharmendra Seeks Upgradation Of Talcher MCL Hospital Into Covid Centre

Bhubaneswar: In view of the steady surge in Covid-19 cases in Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday drew the attention of Ministry of Mines to convert the Nehru…

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Angul: Two Killed In Collision Between Two Trucks

Angul: Two persons were killed after a truck hit another truck from the rear on National Highway-55 in Angul district early morning on Sunday. The accident took place near Bhagirathipur under Jarapada Police limits in the district. The two deceased have been identified as the driver and helper of one of the two trucks. Further […]

Liquor
4 Killed, 4 Others Critical After Consuming Spurious Liquor In Odisha

Angul: As many as four persons have died while four others are still critical after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Pathargarh village of Angul district. One Pramod Sahu who had consumed the liquor died today at a hospital while condition of four others is still critical. Anil Pradhan and Tukuna Pradhan were the first victims […]

Spurious Liquor Tragedy
Spurious Liquor Tragedy In Angul: Police Arrest 2 Including Labour Contractor

Angul: Two persons were arrested in connection with the spurious liquor tragedy at Pathargarh village of Angul district in which four persons have lost their lives so far. The arrested persons have been identified as contractor Kalia Dehuri and one of his associates Basanta Dehury. The excise department raided the contractor’s place and seized some […]

Angul Excise
Angul Hooch Tragedy: Two More Including Woman Arrested

Angul: Two more persons including a woman were arrested on Thursday in connection with the spurious liquor tragedy at Pathargarh village under Purunakote police limits of Angul district which claimed the lives of four people. With this, the number of arrests increased to four now. One of the two arrested persons has been identified as […]

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WATCH: Stray Dogs Found Taking A Nap In Talcher Hospital Bed, CDMO Assures Probe

Angul: Surprising as it may sound, a video clip showing two stray dogs taking a nap on the bed inside a ward of Talcher Sub-Divisional Hospital in Angul district has taken the internet by storm. What is indeed concerning is how the dogs managed to get into the hospital and sleep on the bed meant […]

Angul: Locals Block Road After Man Killed In Elephant Attack
Angul: Farmer Killed In Elephant Attack, Locals Block Road For Compensation

Angul: Residents of Srirampur village in Pallahara area here staged a road block following the death of a man in an elephant attack late on Friday night. The deceased has been identified as Anadi Handiari. According to sources, Handiari was attacked by the jumbo when he was guarding his agricultural land. He died on the […]

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Odisha: Congress Alleges Land Scam In Angul, Demands Action

Angul: The Congress party on Tuesday demanded action against those involved in the alleged grabbing of land belonging to people from the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes in the district. The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) working president Pradeep Majhi and senior leader Suresh Routray demanded immediate action against the government officials who had allegedly […]

Raid
Angul: Vigilance Raids RD Dept Junior Engineer's Houses On DA Charges

Angul: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at four places associated with Basant Kumar Bastia, junior engineer in Boinda Rural Development department, on charges of amassing properties disproportionate to his know sources of income. According to sources, several teams of the anti-corruption agency raided Bastia’s double storied and four storied buildings, his relative’s house […]

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2 Killed, 2 Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Sonepur/Angul: Two persons were killed while two others reportedly sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Odisha on Wednesday morning. As per reports, a youth died while his driver was critically injured after the car they were travelling in hit a cable laying machine, parked on the roadside on NH-57 near Arjunpur forest in […]

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Huge Quantity Of Firecrackers Seized From Angul

Angul: The Angul district administration has seized huge quantities of firecrackers during a raid in Ward No-13 under Talcher Municipality area here on Tuesday night. The move came hours after the Odisha Government prohibited the sale and bursting of firecrackers between November 10 and 30 in view of the Covid 19 pandemic. Acting on a […]

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Angul: Man Shot Dead, Brother Critical In Murderous Attack By Miscreants

Angul: A man was allegedly shot dead by some bike-borne miscreants at Musapapuli chhak under Angul police limits last evening over a suspected past rivalry. At around 8 PM on Wednesday, one Dusasana Senapati and his brother Dushmant of Rantalei village had come for some work at the Musapapuli chhak when suddenly a few miscreants […]

Body found
Angul: Truck Driver Goes Missing Following Accident, Body Found Near Village After Six Days

Angul: The body of a 52-year-old truck driver who had gone missing following an accident near Dhenkanal six days ago was found in a paddy field near his village in Banarpal block under mysterious circumstances on Saturday morning. The body of Sanjay Samal was discovered by residents in Purikia village, not far from the former’s […]

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Angul Rape Case: Former MLA Denies Involvement In Crime

Angul: Former MLA of Athamallik Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo rubbished the reports of his involvement in the alleged rape case of a girl here and said that it is an attempt to defame him. A youth identified as Rajeeb Lochan Pradhan of Angapada village under Kishorenagar Police limits of the district, who was working as a […]

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Men Seen Doing Sit-Ups Before Tehsildar During Covid Enforcement Drive, Probe Ordered

Angul: A probe has been ordered by the Collector of Angul over an incident of two men doing sit-ups for allegedly not properly wearing masks near college square under Kishorenagar Police Limits in Angul district on Saturday. In a video clip of the incident that went viral, two men are seen doing sit-ups in front […]

NALCO
NALCO Ash Breach: Locals Allege Shoddy Management

Angul: Ash-laced water from National Aluminium Company (NALCO) in Angul has been allegedly polluting the local Nandira nullah in the area surrounding the PSU Navratna Company. Locals alleged that the leaked residue from the company’s ash pond has been polluting the nullah and subsequently adding up to the pollution of Brahmani River. “This is a […]

NH-55 Turns Death Trap
Odisha: Stretch Between Manguli-Angul On NH-55 Turns Death Trap For Commuters

Angul: Filled with potholes and dust with raw materials scattered on both sides, the partially repaired stretch of National Highway No. 55 between Manguli and Angul has turned a death trap for commuters. Locals claimed that so far five commuters have lost their lives on the stretch due to accidents in the last two months […]

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Angul Farmers Resent Over Non-functioning Of Veterinary Hospitals

Angul: Strong resentment is brewing among the people in the district as they are not getting the opportunity for the treatment of their domestic animals in the veterinary hospitals, which are often found to be locked throughout the year. According to local sources, many people in the district depend upon animal husbandry for their livelihood. […]

Tigress Sundari
‘Sundari’ Turns A Tigress No State Wanted!

Bhubaneswar: Tigress ‘Sundari’, which was translocated from Madhya Pradesh to Odisha in 2018 with much fanfare under country’s first inter-state tiger translocation project, seems to be a nonessential business for both the States. Neither the government of Madhya Pradesh is taking measures to bring back the animal to its place of origin even after the […]

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Odisha: Man Sets Own House Ablaze, Attempts Suicide Later

Angul: A mentally unstable man of Rangamatia village under Chendipada police limits in Angul set his own house ablaze and then attempted suicide by slitting his throat with a sharp weapon Thursday morning. The bizarre incident took place at around 8 AM this morning. Over reasons unknown, Khakan Behera who reportedly has a history of […]

Brown sugar seized
Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Rs 1.2 Lakh Seized In Talcher, 1 Held

Angul: Excise department seized brown sugar worth Rs 1.2 lakh at Hatatota in Talcher on Friday and arrested one person in this connection. Acting on a tip-off, the Excise department officials raided the ITI square area and seized the contraband from the possession of the drugs peddler. A case under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances […]

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Orissa High Court Quashes Death Penalty In Rape And Murder Case

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday set aside the conviction and death penalty pronounced by a POCSO (protection of children from sexual offences) court to a man in connection with rape and murder of a minor girl that had taken place in Angul district in 2019. The High Court has also directed the trial […]

Odisha: Construction Company Staff Abducted At Gunpoint in Angul

Angul: Unidentified miscreants have allegedly kidnapped two employees of a construction company that has been engaged in the construction of  a bridge on Kamparakela-Timi road under Pallahara block in the district. According to reports, around 12 unknown persons reached the construction site on Monday night and enquired about the employees who are on-duty. The miscreants, […]

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Odisha: Angul Youth Sets Himself Ablaze Outside Police Station

Angul: In a bizarre incident, a youth today attempted suicide by setting himself on fire outside the Pallahara police station in Angul district before rushing into the station to seek justice over an alleged love affair. The victim happens to be a resident of Ishwar Nagar. Police sources claimed he took such a drastic step […]

Youth Set On Fire By Relatives In Odisha's Angul
Odisha Shocker: Youth Tied To Pole, Burnt Alive By Relatives In Angul

Angul: In a shocking incident, a youth in his mid-20s was on Tuesday set on fire allegedly by his relatives at Kendusahi village under Handapa Police limits in Angul district. As per initial reports, the deceased youth has been identified as Rajkishore Pradhan (25) of the village. It is being alleged that some of his […]

4 Years On, No Headway In Safibullah Khan Missing Case; Family Pleads For Justice
4 Years On, No Headway In Safibullah Khan Missing Case; Family Pleads For Justice

Angul: “Can we ever get justice? Is justice not meant for us? Please, return us our father,” ask and plead daughters of Safibullah Khan while narating their struggle with extreme hardship since the day their father went missing on May 28, 2017. A lawyer from Athmallik in Odisha’s Angul district, Khan had gone to Mahanadi […]

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Minor Two Wheeler Rider Slapped Rs 26,000 Fine In Odisha

Angul: In yet another incident of new Motor Vehicle rule violation, a minor boy in Pallahara under Angul district was fined Rs 26,000 by the Junior Motor vehicle Inspector (MVI) of Talcher RTO on Tuesday. Sources said, the minor boy was apprehended by the Jr MVI, Bipin Bihari Das while conducting a vehicle checking at […]

Odisha: 'Denied Justice', Woman Attempts Self-Immolation Outside Angul Collectorate
Odisha: 'Denied Justice', Woman Attempts Self-Immolation Outside Angul Collectorate

Angul: In a desperate attempt to end life, a woman Monday tried to set herself on fire in front of the Angul Collector office seeking justice in a land dispute case. The woman Damayanti Behera has been identified as a resident of Gobara village under Bikrampur police limits in Talcher. After her husband passed away […]

MIMSAR
Odisha: Confusion Over Management Halts Operationalisation Of Talcher Medical College

Angul: Though Odisha government is facing serious challenge in providing healthcare facilities to the public, the ready-to-use Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR) at Talcher in the district is yet to function due to the confusion over its management. According to sources, MIMSAR has been built at a cost of around Rs 500 […]

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