It is the largest city of northern Odisha and the administrative headquarters of Balasore district bordering to West Bengal. It is the region which witnessed the first settlement of Britishers as early as 1634, followed by the Dutch and the Danes. Balasore is best known for Chandipur beach, integrated test range (ITR) is an Indian Defence laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Being a famous sea town of Odisha, sea food varieties are high in this district.
Most of the streets, sahis and lanes in different parts of Cuttack were waterlogged while the Badambadi Bus Stand area has remained inundated since yesterday affecting normal life in the millennium city.
Want to experience the bliss of life? Then there are a number of such locations in Odisha where a simple ride or a few moments of deep breath can infuse the feeling of heavenly tranquillity. Bichitrapur Mangrove Reserve is just one such site that is enough to inspire wanderlust even in the most reserved.
The local administration in Balasore on Wednesday stopped an unauthorised construction of boundary wall by the West Bengal government at Udayapur beach under Bhogorai block in the district.
Jalaka River in Balasore has started swelling following heavy rainfall due to the low pressure over Bay of Bengal. The situation has triggered chances of flood like situation in the district
A video of Soro Sub-jail inmate alleging torture and death threats by the Sub-jail officials has now gone viral on social media
Land dispute might be the reason behind the murder. He might have been called to the spot by some known people, alleges brother of the deceased.
Jaleswar Excise Department Officials seized 150 gram of brown sugar worth around Rs 15,00,000 at Chalanti Square along NH-16 in the area
The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati,Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Kandhamal and Rayagada.
When asked whether the rise in the number of Covid infection among children can be attributed to the third wave, Jagdev said that it is too early to draw any conclusion.
Unable to find buyers for their products due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the stone artisans of Soro in Balasore district are staring at an uncertain future.
Illegal smuggling of minor minerals has become rampant in some parts of Balasore and Keonjhar. An OTV ground report from the two districts unearthed some shocking details. Unequivocally, people have squarely blamed the administration for allowing the mafia a free run in plundering natural resources.
IMD has predicted thunderstorm with lightning at one or two places over the districts of Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordhaa, Cuttack, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in the next 24 hours.
The Berhampur Police in Balasore rescued a woman suspected to have been practicing witchcraft on Monday.
Illegal narcotic drugs trade continues to thrive in Jaleswar of Balasore district which is fast turning into a hub for the evil trade in spite of regular crackdowns by the Police and Excise departments.
The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime branch seized brown sugar worth around Rs 2.50 crore and arrested three persons in this connection at Jaleswar market in Balasore
An Army Officer from Odisha has now added a new world record to his long-list of envious super-human abilities in doing yoga and stunts.
The CRRC can be expected to carry out a state-of-the-art study on accurate prediction of multi-hazard, hydro-meteorological disasters and support research in capacity building, according to Patnaik.
The active cases in Odisha remained at 13,516 while 9,63,718 patients have recovered from the disease so far.
The official was on his way to a flood-affected village in Bhograi block while the sand smugglers attacked him for raiding sand-laden truck
Subarnarekha river, which continues to swell due to incessant rain in the upper catchment, is flowing above danger mark at Rajghat in Balasore district
Amulya Bindhani and his two friends from Khaira area of Balasore district, who are currently serving in Indian army, have opened an institute to provide various Army trainings to the poor youths of Khaira area of Balasore district
Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal
The woman has also alleged that her husband cut her hair subsequent to the incident. She has approached the Nilagiri Police Station seeking action against the perpetrators.
Seseni mentioned in the FIR that if the escort would not have resorted to firing, Hyder would have killed the escort party members.
Surprisingly, the Marine Police Station at Balaramgadi is running with around one-tenth of the total required strength. While the required total staff strength of the police station is 63, it is operating with just six staff.