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.
The missile, equipped with a radio frequency seeker, successfully intercepted a high speed unmanned aerial target, a DRDO spokesperson said.
Due to the low pressure area over Northwest Bay of Bengal and neighborhood, many parts of the State have been receiving light to moderate rainfall since the last two days.
The flight trial was conducted at around 12.45 p.m. from a land-based platform with all weapon system elements such as multi-function radar, command, control and communication system, and launcher participating in deployment configuration.
Body of the migrant labourer reached his village in Balasore district three days ago even as he died on last Wednesday in Tamil Nadu
Soumya had changed the password of his mobile phone after she learnt his relationship. Even he had removed the contact lists and cleared Whatsapp chat history, Bidya further alleged.
Tulasi, Soumya's mother alleged that Bidya had an affair with another man near her village before marriage. She could be wanting to elope with him after mopping up my son's properties, She alleged.
The probe agency today arrested two accused in the Green Ray International Ltd (GRIL) chit fund case in Balasore. The duo has been identified as Mir Jamir and Kalo. They are the two brothers of the company CMD Mir Sahiruddin alias Gora.
A girl was arrested on charges of duping women members of various Self Help Groups (SHGs) at Muleswar village in Balasore district to the tune of Rs 5o lakh
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
Odisha on Tuesday witnessed a fall in the single day Covid 19 cases with 2,487 new infections even as daily fatalities showed no sign of abatement with 51 infected persons succumbing to the virus in last 24 hours.
Alleging that no action has been taken by cops, the complainant allegedly attempted to commit suicide by pouring kerosene on her
The Covid-19 pandemic has not only proved to be a health disaster for humanity, but the deadly virus also robbed people of livelihood, even pushing many affluent families into acute poverty.
An archaeological excavation at a coastal village in Balasore district has revealed an urban civilization and use of developed agriculture tools which are believed to be over 2,000 years old.
Odisha reported 46 fatalities due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours taking the virus toll to 4,109 even as 3,222 people tested positive for the virus during the period pushing the cumulative positive tally to 91,6109 in the State.
Though the Covid-19 graphs in majority of districts in the State have waned, the situation is still far from satisfactory in some districts, especially in the coastal belts of Odisha.
The vacillating trend of the daily Covid cases in Odisha for the past several days saw a big drop on Tuesday with the State recording 2,640 positives, its record low in over last two months. The new cases have taken the State's cumulative virus count tally to 9,06,429.
Few districts in the State are witnessing a declining trend in the daily Covid cases for some days and subsequent rise afterwards.
A shocking apathy came to light at Balasore Medical when it was found that the unidentified dead bodies of the patients have been dumped in a small room near the postmortem center
Following the implementation of offline registration for the mass Covid19 vaccination programme, large number of beneficiaries, especially the young mass, were found crowding at different inoculation centres in the State, throwing covid protocols to wind.
There is no relief from the single-day Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha even as the daily positive cases on Tuesday dipped to below 3000-mark, a record low in over last two months.
As many as 10 Maharana servitors engaged in the construction of chariots in violation of Odisha government’s order were arrested in Nilgiri area of Balasore in a joint raid by the district administration and police on Monday.
BJP leaders and activists created ruckus at a mass vaccination site in Balasore town moments before the inauguration of the much awaited programme on Monday.
The single-day Covid-19 fatalities continue to remain above 40 even as the daily case count has been witnessing a dip for last several days in Odisha.
Upset with his father for refusing him to give mobile phone to play online game, a 15-year-old boy allegedly killed himself.
Unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 10 lakh after holding a trader at gunpoint in Balasore district on Thursday.