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Boy Hacked To Death
8-Year-Old Chased, Hacked To Death In Bolangir

In a shocking incident, an eight-year-old boy was brutally hacked to death by a man in Pandaren village under Turekela police limits in Bolangir district on Thursday.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.

Odisha Covid-19 cases
Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.

Admin Apathy
'Admin Apathy': Dogs Feast On Half-Burnt Bodies Of Covid-19 Victims In Bolangir

With Coronavirus pandemic unleashing a crisis of unprecedented magnitude, shocking reports of denial of a dignified farewell to victims continued to pour in from various parts of Odisha

Covid Cases
Covid-19: Odisha’s Active Cases Remain Above 1 Lakh As State Logs 11,732 New Infections With 19 More Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate. 

Dharmendra Pradhan
Dharmendra seeks Harsh Vardhan’s intervention for 19 more oxygen plants in Odisha

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday urged his Cabinet colleague and Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to help setting up of 19 more Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) medical oxygen plants in 15 districts of Odisha urgently.

covid 19
Odisha’s Covid Tally Crosses 6 Lakh Grim Milestone With 11k Plus Fresh Cases, 21 Deaths

Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.

Thunderstorm, Rain Pummel Twin Cities, Several Other Parts Of Odisha

Heavy rain accompanied by strong gusty winds lashed the Twin Cities of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar and several other areas in the State. 

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.

Bribe Inside Bolangir Hospital
OTV Impact: Patnagarh SDMO Transferred, Attendant Suspended Over Bribery Inside Bolangir MCH

Even as the pandemic continues to ravage, a bribery act caught on camera inside Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital has spurred the district health authorities to initiate a crackdown against two erring officials following an OTV report.

covid 19
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.

migrant labourers
79 Odia Migrant Labourers Rescued From Brick Kiln In Telangana

Bhubaneswar: As many as 79 migrant labourers including 21 minor and four pregnant women belonging to Odisha, who were allegedly tortured in a brick kiln in Sangareddy district of Telangana,…

dead body
Sons Carry Covid Positive Father’s Body On Motorcycle For Cremation In Odisha’s Bolangir

Bolangir: In yet another incident of social stigma associated with Covid infection, the dead body of a man was carried on a scooty by his family members at Salandi under…

body on cart
Covid Stigma: Bodies Of Covid-19 Patients Carried On Cart, Cycle For Last Rites

Deogarh/ Bolangir: With Covid-19 disease expanding its fatal footprints across the State, more inhuman treatment to dead bodies keep on coming from various places in Odisha. A heart-wrenching incident has…

Medical Team Detained For Five Hours In Bolangir Over ‘Ambiguous’ Covid Reports

Bolangir: A medical team deputed for mass testing for Covid-19 faced utter embarrassment after the villagers of Baragaan in Sadar Block in the district detained the team for around five…

Elephant Attack Kills 4 In Odisha

Bargarh: As many as four persons were trampled to death by wild tuskers in different areas of the State on Wednesday. According to reports, three persons including an elderly man…

Odisha: College Student Roughed Up By Miscreants In Bolangir, Video Goes Viral

Bolangir: In a gruesome incident, a college student was brutally beaten by a group of miscreants inside a forest in Bolangir. A video of the barbaric attack which was captured…

migrant worker
Minor Odisha Migrant Workers Thrashed By Middleman At Andhra Brick Kiln, Video Goes Viral

Bolangir: A middleman from Kantabanji area in the district has been detained by the police for allegedly beating up two minor boys mercilessly at a brick kiln in Andrha Pradesh…

Migrant Labourer
Traumatised Raped Divyang Migrant Labourer From Odisha Awaits Justice

Bolangir: Born mute, Pinki (Name Changed) from Belapada block in the district could not utter a word, let alone narrate her ordeal, when three miscreants ravaged her modesty. Her feeble…

Vice chairman arrested
Odisha: Panchayat Samiti Vice-Chairman Held For Manhandling Assistant Engineer In Bolangir

Bolangir: Police on Wednesday arrested vice-chairman of Punitala panchayat samiti Santosh Gurandi for allegedly manhandling to an assistant engineer in the district. Gurandi who had allegedly been terrorising block staffers many times had allegedly manhandled engineer Narendra Kumar Naik recently. Naik lodged a complaint with police in this regard. Similarly, Puintala Block Development Officer (BDO) […]

Odisha: Deputy Ranger Lands In Vigilance Scanner

Bolangir: A Deputy Forest Range Officer in Odisha has come under Vigilance scanner for amassing massive wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income. A team of the anti-corruption wing conducted surprised raids on the residence and other property of deputy forest ranger identified as Keshab Nayak in Bolangir on Thursday morning. Acting on a […]

Opposition Attacks Odisha Govt Over Inordinate Delay In Lower Suktel Project

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: Oppositions parties on Monday lashed out at the Odisha government over the inordinate delay in completion of the Lower Suktel irrigation project, which has been hanging fire due to issues like land acquisition and rehabilitation of the displaced people. “Future of the Lower Suktel project is hanging on the new Detail Project Report (DPR). […]

Odisha Govt Decides To Remove 5 Districts From List Of Red Corridor
Security Forces, Maoists Exchange Fire In Odisha, Weapons Seized

Bolangir: An exchange of fire took place between the security forces and Maoists in Bender forest near Lathor in Bolangir district on Monday, informed police sources. Acting on a tip-off, the security forces reportedly launched a combing operation in the area when the ultras opened fire after spotting the cops thereby prompting the jawans to […]

Group Clash In Bolangir
Odisha: Fierce Group Clash In Bolangir Leaves 2 Dead, Toll May Rise

Bolangir: At least two persons were killed and several others are feared dead in a fierce clash between two rival groups over a suspected past enmity at Jarasinga village under Deogaon police limits in Bolangir on Saturday. As per reports, one Dhanamata Raut of Jarasingha Baharapada suffered a heavy loss when a fire broke out […]

Sulia Jatra
Odisha: Bloodbath Marks Initiation Of Sulia Jatra In Bolangir

Bolangir: The famous Sulia Jatra kicked off with its animal sacrifice rituals amid Covid-19 guidelines at Khairaguda in Deogarh block of the district on Tuesday under the strict deployment of the district administration and police officials. Thousands of birds and animals including goats, sheep, buffaloes, ducks, pigeons and roosters were sacrificed at Bada Khala in […]