News from Balangir

Hostage Drama In Odisha
The Filmy Unfolding Of A Hostage Drama In Odisha

From the detention of a family at gunpoint to five-hour-long rescue operation by police, a hostage drama created by an unruly youth which seemed like a scene straight out from a movie script unfolded before the residents of Bolangir like never before.

Hostage Crisis
Hostage Crisis In Odisha's Bolangir Ends, Police Rescue Family From Armed Youth

After a high drama, all three members of a family were rescued by police and fire services personnel from the captivity of a youth at Santipada area in Bolangir Town

Murder
Bolangir Man Strangles Wife With Electric Wire Following Tiff

A family feud turned tragic after a man allegedly strangled his wife to death with an electric wire at Dhamandanga village under Kantabanji police limits in Bolangir district late last night.

Padyatra
Youths Take Out 32-Km Padyatra To Meet Collector Over Poor Health Infra

A group youths at Tusura area in the district have launched a ‘Padyatra’ to the district headquarters town from the Tusura NAC to protest the poor infrastructure at the village health centre.

Fake Medicines Seized In Odisha
Spurious Drugs Scare: Authorities Raid Pharmaceuticals In Bolangir 

With vulnerability of people at an all time high amid the second wave of the Covid pandemic crisis, the wrong doers have found perfect opportunities to make profits especially in health sector which is evident from the back to back incidents of seizure of spurious pharma drugs from several parts of the State. 

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Low Pressure Forms Over Bay of Bengal, Odisha Set To Witness Heavy Rains

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.

Former PACS President Held For Attack On Tehsildar At Odisha's Bolangir
Former PACS President Held For Attack On Tehsildar At Odisha's Bolangir

The incident took place when hundreds of farmers had blocked the State Highway-26 by placing paddy-laden tractors on the road alleging irregularities and confusion in token distribution at Deogaon PACS. 

Tainted Odisha Doctor Bachaspati Dash Dismissed From Service For Female Foeticide
Tainted Odisha Doctor Bachaspati Dash Dismissed From Service For Female Foeticide

On May 10, Dash was transferred to the Bolangir district headquarters and a departmental inquiry was also initiated against him for a video purportedly showing the Patnagarh SDMO Bachaspati seeking Rs 20000 as bribe to carry out an operation on a patient at the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital (BBMCH), went viral in social media.

Oxygen Concentrators
Odia Doctor In Australia Donates 15 Oxygen Concentrators To Bolangir DHH  

A non-resident Odia (NRO) doctor based in Australia has come forward to help people in his native place in the State in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic by donating 15 life-saving oxygen concentrators. 

Tehsildar Attacked By Miscreant Over Non Procurement Of Paddy In Bolangir
Odisha: Tehsildar Attacked By Miscreant Over Non Procurement Of Paddy In Bolangir

Hundreds of farmers blocked State Highway-26 by placing paddy-laden tractors on road alleging irregularities and confusion in token distribution at Deogaon PACS.