Bargarh is a district on the Western border of Odisha connecting to Chhattisgarh. Prior to 1992; it was a subdivision of Sambalpur district. Bargarh is well known for the quality and Unique designed Cotton Sambalpuri handloom textile products that have wide demand in India and abroad. It is also famous for Dhanuyatra, the largest open air theater in the world. Debrigarh wild life Sanctuary which has miscellaneous forest fringing the Hirakud reservoir and is an abode of Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Sambar, Spotted deer and Chowsingha is in Bargarh district.
The shocking incident took place at Salepali village under Melchamunda police limits in the district last night. The deceased has been identified as Kishori Rajhans.
There will be no large change in maximum temperature during the next 24 hours.
As per sources, apart from affecting the germination of seeds, LED street lights also hurt the growth of the crops. There is growing demand to find an alternative and replace the LED street lights.
Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior Odisha and likely to be above normal by 2 to 3 degree Celsius at a few places of coastal Odisha during next four to five days.
As the heat wave continues to sweep across Odisha with the mercury soaring above 40 degrees in some places, the khus khus farmers and curtain makers make a hay from their business.
Seth, a senior Congress leader from Bargarh, started his political career as Barpali NAC chairman in 1992. Later in 1995, he was elected to the State Legislative Assembly from Bijepur Assembly constituency.
With the election date is inching closer, Kalpana Majhi of BJD, Anuradha Agrawal of BJP and Tapaswini Behera of Congress are leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters.
Though BJD has fielded Pradyumna Tripathy as its chairperson candidate for Barpali NAC, it is believed that infighting within the party may prove costly for the ruling party in the local poll
Meanwhile, senior BJP leader Pradeep Purohit met the injured youth at the hospital and demanded the arrest of Bhagat immediately.
The first phase of polling for Panchayat elections in Maoist infested Paikmal and Jharabandh Blocks of Bargarh district concluded without any event on Wednesday despite threats issued by the Maoist ultras to boycott the elections.
Saroj Seth breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH).
A model and former Miss Photogenic, Priyanka is looking to make a seamless transition from the world of glamour to grass roots politics and rural development.
The driver of the bus lost control on the steering wheel and it turned turtle after a coal-laden truck hit it from behind, sources informed adding that the injured were immediately rushed to Soro Community Health Centre.
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 protestors alleged that even after retiring from service years ago, they are yet to get pension benefits due to the lackadaisical attitude of the concerned officials.
A few hours after the incident, Muazzam was fortunately spotted by some local youths near Bargarh High School. They contacted his parents and informed the matter to the police.
Farmers meanwhile have blamed the district administration for not taking pre-emptive action to prevent damage to the harvest stored out in the open due to inordinate delay in procurement of crops
The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court, Puri has issued a non-bailable warrant against a woman Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) of a police station in Bargarh district.
In a shocking incident, four persons suffered critical burn injuries in acid attack at Nuapada village under Ward no-11, on the outskirts of Bargarh town on Saturday.
Dhanu Jatra was cancelled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The standing committee of Odisha Legislative Assembly expressed its concern over paddy procurement centres facing infrastructure shortcomings.
Suresh Pujari had lashed out at Patnaik and the Odisha Government after several workers of the saffron party were arrested while staging protests over the sensational murder case of Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher.
During the search, an elephant tusk weighing about 3.35 kg and some other incriminating materials have been recovered from his possession.
Odisha ST and SC Development Minister, Jagannath Saraka and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Attabira, Snehangini Churia received a shower of eggs on their carcade on Saturday
State Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha (BJYM) President Irasis Acharya and other Opposition leaders were put under preventive detention on Friday night by the Bhatli Police in Bargarh anticipating protest during Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit
Police sources said that elaborate security arrangements have been put in place for the scheduled visit of the Chief Minister. As many as 18 platoon of police force will be deployed and higher police officials have been given the responsibility to maintain law and order during the visit
Tukurla has a population of around 2,000 people and many depend on the pond water for bathing and cultivation.
“He had been defrauding the vehicle owners on the highway for over a month in the area”
The defunct irrigation points have failed to serve their purpose, leaving farmers to suffer from water scarcity issues.
It is alleged that even though the target to complete the construction of the Jira bridge was November 2, 2020, it is yet to be completed
Odisha Ghasi Bikash Mancha (OGBM), a State-level rights group has resorted to demonstration demanding justice to the family of Gobinda Kumbhar who died under mysterious circumstances during treatment while being under police custody on September 25.
Suresh Pujari, BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Bargarh, has demanded Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to handover the probe of Dalit youth Gobinda Kumbhar’s death in police custody to an independent agency for free and fair investigation.
Alleging that police excess led to the death of Gobinda Kumbhar, a resident of Tora village, his brother Jiten Kumbhar has demanded stringent punishment for the culprits. "I demand harshest of punishment even up to hanging to those who have killed my brother," said Jiten.
Visuals from the site show police chasing and baton charging the mob as they desperately ran helter-skelter for safety.
Bargarh SP Rahul Jain informed that an officer of DSP rank has been entrusted with the responsibility for carrying out the investigation into the incident.
Infection among children below 18 years old has reduced on September 7 in comparison to the previous day’s figures. In the last 24 hrs, as many as 93 positive cases have been detected in the category of under 18 years.
The small town of Attabira burst into joy after the son of the soil Pramod Bhagat won a Gold medal in The Tokyo Paralympics badminton on Saturday
During the search, the Vigilance officials recovered Rs 3,51,300 from his possession.
Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.