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.
As per the rule, millers can not procure paddy directly from farmers. They, instead, procure it from the mandis or paddy procurement centres.
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.
The last time the State recorded below 10,000 cases was on January 12 when 8778 people had tested positive for the virus.
Aditional District Magistrate (ADM) Mahendra Mohapatra and Puintala Block Development Officer (BDO) submitted the report to Rana following an inquiry into the incident
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
Bolangir SP has confirmed that the accused is a jawan.
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.
The warning has been issued for the districts of Kalahandi, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Bolangir.
The tribals believe that appeasing the deity by sacrificing animals brings good rainfall and harvest
Tribals displaying their traditional weapons will take out a procession on Tuesday morning and it will culminate at the special designated festival site.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vice Chairman of Deogaon block in Bolangir district has gone out of the State to feed the empty stomachs of his family members.
Mallick along with his associates allegedly stole two goats of one Sankirtana Guru and killed the animals for a feast
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.