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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.

Rice Mill Flouts Paddy Procurement Rule In Bolangir, Invites Trouble
Rice Mill Flouts Paddy Procurement Rule In Bolangir, Invites Trouble

As per the rule, millers can not procure paddy directly from farmers. They, instead, procure it from the mandis or paddy procurement centres. 

Bolangir Police Round Up Criminal Gang Near Nepal Border; Recover Rs 30L Worth Stolen Mobile Phones
Bolangir Police Round Up Criminal Gang Near Nepal Border; Recover Rs 30L

Technical surveillance once again proved to be the deciding factor in the detection of the complex case.The Police recovered 113 mobile phones which they had allegedly stolen from a mobile store on January 14/15 from the looters.

Odisha's Daily Covid Cases Drop Below 10K Mark, 6 More Deaths Reported 
Odisha's Daily Covid Cases Drop Below 10K Mark, 6 More Deaths Reported 

The last time the State recorded below 10,000 cases was on January 12 when 8778 people had tested positive for the virus.

Sarpanch Post Auctioned
Sarpanch Post 'Auctioned': Factual Inquiry Report Submitted To Bolangir Collector

Aditional District Magistrate (ADM) Mahendra Mohapatra and Puintala Block Development Officer (BDO) submitted the report to Rana following an inquiry into the incident

Irregularities In Paddy Supply
Massive Irregularities Alleged In Paddy Supply Under ICDS Scheme In Odisha’s Bolangir

paddy is alleged to have been stored in toxic environments like chemical fertilizer godowns before its supply to various parts of the district under the scheme

Odisha Covid Update
Odisha's Daily Covid-19 Cases Breach 8000-Mark After Over 7 Months, Active Cases Surge To 35,242

With this, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 10,91,547 while a total of 10,47,783 people have recovered from the virus infection. The active cases have gone up to 35,242.

IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Several Odisha Districts
IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Several Odisha Districts

The warning has been issued for the districts of Kalahandi, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Bolangir.

Sulia Jatra
Famous Sulia Jatra Kick Starts In Odisha’s Bolangir With Animal Sacrifice

The tribals believe that appeasing the deity by sacrificing animals brings good rainfall and harvest

Odisha's Bolangir Gets Set To Witness Sulia Jatra 
Odisha's Bolangir Gets Set To Witness Sulia Jatra 

Tribals displaying their traditional weapons will take out a procession on Tuesday morning and it will culminate at the special designated festival site.

Thunderstorm With Hail To Lash Odisha Districts; IMD Issues Yellow Warning Till Jan 14
Thunderstorm With Hail To Lash Odisha Districts; IMD Issues Yellow Warning Till Jan 14

The IMD said light to moderate rainfall activity is likely in Odisha between January 11 and January 14, 2022 due to anticipated western disturbance towards eastern India and strong moisture incursion from Bay of Bengal.

Odisha Covid-19 Cases
Odisha Reports 4,829 New Covid Infections, Active Cases Tally Breaches 20K Mark

With this, active cases in Odisha stood at 20,560. So far, 10,46,617 Covid-19 infected have recovered in the State since the outbreak of the pandemic.

"Will Become Judge, Punish Criminals": Patnagarh Tehsildar Elated Over 10 YO Girl's Statement

Getting elated over her response, the government official invited the girl to sit on her chair and captured the cozy moment in her phone camera. 

Odisha Reports First Omicron Death
Omicron-Infected Woman Dies In Odisha's Bolangir

The CDMO said a health team has been sent to the woman’s house for contract tracing and will collect the swab samples of the family members. 

OBC Reservation
Odisha Panchayat Polls 2022: OBC Front Takes To Streets In Bolangir Over Reservations

Thousands of members belonging to the OBC Front blocked a road too disrupting vehicular traffic for quite some time before submitting a memorandum to the Additional Collector.

Lack Of Jobs Forces Block Vice Chairman To Become A Migrant Labourer In Odisha 
Lack Of Jobs Forces Block Vice Chairman To Become A Migrant Labourer In Odisha 

Vice Chairman of Deogaon block in Bolangir district has gone out of the State to feed the empty stomachs of his family members. 

Cop Steals Goats
Cop Steals Goats For New Year Eve Feast In Odisha's Bolangir, Suspended

Mallick along with his associates allegedly stole two goats of one Sankirtana Guru and killed the animals for a feast

Animal Sacrifice, Sulia Yatra
Sulia Yatra Of Bolangir To Be Held On Jan 11 With Traditional Animal Sacrifice Ritual

The Yatra organising committee which met at Khairguda on Wednesday finalised the date of the festival and prepared a schedule of the event. The members of the committee have decided to perform animal sacrifices during the festival this time too.

3-Year-Old Girl Spends Days With Mother's Body In Bolangir, Rescued
3-Year-Old Girl Spends Days With Mother's Body In Bolangir, Rescued

“My mother is sleeping since the last two days. I was sleeping next to her. She did not give me food and continued sleeping,” told the toddler.

Cold Wave Alert: Minimum Temp To Drop Below Normal By 4-5 Degrees In Interior Odisha
Cold Wave Alert: Minimum Temp To Drop Below Normal By 4-5 Degrees In Interior Odisha

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.

Cold wave Continues In Odisha
Chilly Spell Continues In Odisha, Mercury Slides Below 10 Degree Celsius In 17 Places 

Kandhamal district continued to shiver with intense ice-cold chill nights. Phulbani recorded the season’s coldest night as mercury plunged to 3.6 degree Celsius.

Old Woman Ostracised Over Suspected Sorcery
Ostracised By Society, Embraced By Nature: Odisha Centenarian Living In Jungle For 25 Yrs

What is shocking is that she was forced to adopt the woods as her home after villagers drove her away from the village suspecting her to be a witch, practices sorcery. She has been living in a shack for over a quarter century now.

bolangir police
Youth Brutally 'Murdered' In Odisha’s Bolangir, Father Identifies ‘Killer’

A 36-year-old youth was allegedly murdered by two miscreants on Friday night at Gandhinagarpada in Odisha’s Bolangir district. The deceased has been identified as Arvind Singh

Toilet Scam: JE’s 'Illegal' Office Running From Lodge In Odisha Raided  
Toilet Scam: JE’s 'Illegal' Office Running From Lodge In Odisha Raided  

A special team conducted raid at room no-102 of a lodge at Koshala Square in Bolangir town which was allegedly used to be the address of the RWSS department’s junior engineer's office. 

10 Students Test COVID-19 Positive At Odisha Residential School
10 Students Test COVID-19 Positive At Odisha Residential School

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.

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