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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.

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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 […]

Minor Girl Rape In Odisha
Odisha: Divyang Minor Girl Found Pregnant, Alleges Being Raped By Aahar Centre Worker

Bolangir: Despite outrage over the ‘never-ending’ atrocities, women and young girls continue to be victims of sexual abuse in Odisha. A divyang minor girl from Muribahala block here has allegedly been raped and impregnated by a worker of an Aahar Kendra in Titlagarh hospital. The matter came to the fore after the 14-year-old girl was […]

Renowned Labour Leader Lalit Nayak Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Renowned social activist and labour leader Lalit Nayak passed away while undergoing treatment at AIIMS Bhubaneswar on Monday morning, sources from his family said. Nayak was suffering from bone cancer since the last six months and admitted to the AIIMS for treatment. However, he breathed his last at 5.30 am in the morning today, […]

Life Of Disadvantage But Dreams Of Gold: Tale Of Two Budding Shooters From Odisha

Bolangir: Cardboards wrapped around school pillars with hand-made paper targets stuck on them. The sight of a boy and a girl with air rifles in their hands shooting at the targets with impeccable accuracy enthralls all who visit the Patitapabana Academy in the western Odisha town of Bolangir. This is the story of two promising […]

Odisha: Central Cooperative Bank Branch Manager, Panchayat Executive Officer In Bolangir Under Vigilance Scanner

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at several places linked to the branch manager of Central Cooperative Bank in Titlagarh and Puintala panchayat executive officer (PEO) in Bolangir district on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. A team from Bolangir Vigilance division conducted searches in the houses and office of Sagar Rana, the manager […]

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Odisha: Vigilance Raid On Three Officials over DA cases

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday have carried out raids at the residences and offices of three officials at several places in the State over disproportionate assets cases. The anti-graft agency has conducted raids on the house of Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) working at a court in Tirtol in Jagatsinghpur district on charges of amassing properties disproportionate […]

Migrant workers rescued
Odisha: 8 Children Among 29 Rescued While Trafficked To AP

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the State government on strict enforcement of laws to curb the trafficking of people to and from Odisha to work as migrant labourers, the illegal activities continue unabated in the district. In another such case, as many as 29 migrant workers including eight children and 11 women were rescued […]

DA Case: Special Planning Authority Tracer In Vigilance Net

Bolangir: The Vigilance sleuths on Monday raided houses and property associated with one Jibadish Patra – a tracer engaged in the office of Special Planning Authority in Bolangir, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Three teams of the anti-graft officials from Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sonepur and Bolangir divisions conducted simultaneous […]

Fire breaks out
Bolangir: Fire Breaks Out In Fruit Market, Property Worth Over Rs 5 Lakh Gutted

Bolangir: One person sustained severe burn injuries while property worth over Rs 5 lakh was reduced to ashes following a major fire that broke out in a fruit market in the town on Thursday night. On receiving information, a firefighting team rushed to the spot and doused the flames. However, the exact cause behind the […]

Migrant workers
Odisha: 21 Migrant Workers Rescued While Being Taken To Andhra

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the government on enforcement of strict laws to curb trafficking of migrant labourers to and from Odisha, the illegal activities continue unabated in many parts of the State. As many as 21 migrant labourers including four women and 17 men were rescued from Kantabanji railway station while they were […]

Balasore: 'Minor Girl Killed By Uncle, Paramour After She Caught Their Illicit Affair'
Balasore: 'Minor Girl Killed By Uncle, Paramour After She Caught Their Illicit Affair'

Balasore: The Baliapal Police on Monday claimed to have unraveled the mystery behind the murder of seven-year-old girl Bishnupriya, nicknamed Neuli, by arresting one of her distant relatives and the latter’s sister-in law. The arrested accused were identified as Deepak Sahoo while the woman’s name is yet to be disclosed. Police said the duo killed […]