News from Balangir

Named after the headquarter town of Balangir, this district was formed on 1st November 1949. It is flanked in the northwest by the Gandhamardan hill. Many hill streams traverse it. The name Balangir is said to have been derived from Balaramgarh, a fort built here in the 16th Century by Balram Deo, the 19th Raja of Balangir and founder of Sambalpur kingdom. The Balangir District is surrounded by Subarnapur district in east, Nuapada District in the west, Kalahandi District in the south and Bargarh District in the north.

Deceased Tanu Kure and Sachin Aggarwal
Odisha: Love triangle enrages boyfriend, shoots girlfriend, burns the body

The half-burned body of the deceased, Tanu, was found by the local people in the cashew nut forest under Turekela police station limits on the 24th of October, 2022.

Reported by Manaranjan Joshi from Bolangir, Rabindra Hota from Subarnapur
Subarnapur bank officer died by suicide after nude call threat, confirm Police

The accused had taken a sum of Rs 26 lakh from Dibyranjan on the pretext of being CBI officers.

Cold Conditions
Minimum temp drops below 15 degrees in 19 places in Odisha; check coldest districts

India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday informed 19 places in Odisha recorded minimum (night) temperature below 15 degree Celsius.

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Two Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Odisha

The gunfight took place in a forest close to Jal Mahadev Temple under Khaprakhol police station limits after security personnel of Odisha's elite Special Operation Group (SOG) and Bolangir district voluntary force (DVF) spotted a Maoist camp during a combing operation.

Sanatan Das and Bintu Sabar
Touching tale of friendship: 2 divyangs in Bolangir celebrating ‘Dosti’ for 16 years 

Their friendship bond will certainly make any person envious as finding a true friend these days is a tough task.

Mercury to drop by 2-3 degrees across Odisha from Nov 12 
Mercury to drop by 2-3 degrees across Odisha from Nov 12 

The weathermen also predicted that there will be dry weather condition from 8.30am of November 10 to 8.30am of November 14. For farmers, there is no warning for the next 24 hours.

Payal With Her Friends
Payal, a dancer without anklets & a bonded labour success story

14-year-old Payal from Jamunabahal village in Bolangir does not have hands or legs. But, her passion for life has made her a celebrity in her district. So much so that the district Collector of Bolangir has heaped praises on her.

Bolangir divyang girl turns adversities into opportunities, scripts success story 
Bolangir divyang girl turns adversities into opportunities, scripts success story 

Despite being a Divyang (devoid of limbs), she is good at painting. She paints with a brush holding it in her mouth. Her painting skill has to be seen to be believed.

Block Agriculture Office, Banapur
From fake farmers to 25 people visiting Bolangir on a bike, corruption galore in Khordha Agri dept

100 farmers visited district agriculture fair at Khordha in 2016 which was sponsored by Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), Khordha. However, the list of 100 farmers was allegedly filled with ghost farmers.

Shocking! Bolangir woman reunites with family after 25 years
Shocking! Bolangir woman reunites with family after 25 years

An organisation named Shradha Foundation working for the cause of mentally impaired people and destitute traced Somabari six months back

stray dog attack
Dog mauls 3 YO girl, leaves 12 injured in Odisha’s Bolangir

A three-year-old girl was killed while 12 others were left injured after being bitten by a stray dog in Balipata village under Patnagarh block in Bolangir district.

5T in a shambles! Cancer patient awaits biopsy report for 10 months in Bolangir hospital
5T in a shambles! Cancer patient awaits biopsy report for 10 months in Bolangir hospital

Entrusting government facilities and the tall claims of the government landed the patient in big trouble. The incident clearly shows the apathy and the irregularities of health services, which is included under the 5T initiative. 

Four of family from Odisha hacked to death in Chhattisgarh
Four of family from Odisha hacked to death in Chhattisgarh

While police recovered the body of Bholanath from his house, bodies of his wife and children were found in a farmland in a pool of blood.

Lady Municipality staff murdered in Bolangir
Lady Municipality staff murdered in Bolangir, probe underway

Astami had reportedly gone missing soon after parking the vehicle at the waste management plant on Saturday evening at around 6:12 pm yesterday.

Bolangir SP Nitin Kusalkar
Bolangir SP admits to irregularities in seizure of money from Kantabanji lodge

Every loose end will be investigated before submission of the final report to our higher authorities, says SP Nitin Kusalkar

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