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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.

Odisha Witnessing Spike Of COVID Infection Among School Students
Odisha Witnessing Spike Of COVID Infection Among School Students

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. 

Attabira Bursts Into Jubilation After Local Boy Pramod Bhagat Bags Gold
Attabira Bursts Into Jubilation After Local Boy Pramod Bhagat Bags Gold

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

Bijepur BDO In Vigilance Net: Over Rs 3.5 Lakh Unaccounted Cash Seized, Raids On
Bijepur BDO In Vigilance Net: Over Rs 3.5 Lakh Unaccounted Cash Seized, Raids On

During the search, the Vigilance officials recovered Rs 3,51,300 from his possession.

Weather Update: IMD Predicts Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts
Weather Update: IMD Predicts Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts

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.

Bargarh Cancer Hospital To Come Up With Estimated Cost Of Rs 90 Crore
Odisha Govt Revises Estimate For Bargarh Cancer Hospital To Over 90 Crore

The Odisha government has revised the administrative approval for the construction of much-awaited cancer hospital in Bargarh district.

National Handloom Day: How Pandemic Has Woven Disaster For Weavers In Odisha’s Bargarh
How Pandemic Has Woven Disaster For Weavers In Odisha’s Bargarh

OTV came up with the many such families of Petupali village under Sohela block of Bargarh district where the pandemic crisis has broken the backbone of the traditional weavers.

Covid Cases
Odisha Sees Its Biggest Toll Of 68 Covid Fatalities

Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic

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Undertrials Allege Torture Inside Bargarh Sub-Jail; Authorities Rubbish Charges

Two under trial prisoners (UTPs) alleged that they had been beaten up by the jail staff at the Baragarh sub-jail as they opposed sub-standard food

Sambalpuri Handloom Cooperative Opens Mega Showroom In Odisha's Bargarh
Sambalpuri Handloom Cooperative Opens Mega Showroom In Odisha's Bargarh, Aims At Rs 5-7Cr Business

The objective of opening the showroom is to offer new designs to its customers and provide work regularly to the weavers associated with the cooperative, its marketing officer Hemanta Mishra said.

The Magic Hands That Weave Exquisite Sambalpuri Saree Now Beg For Survival
The Magic Hands That Weave Exquisite Sambalpuri Saree Now Beg For Survival

Factors like decline in turnover, withdrawal of education and health benefits, discontinuation of bonus and commission, besides, denial of thrift deposit withdrawal have led to exodus of weavers

Maoist Killed
Maoist Gunned Down In Bargarh Was DCM Rank Rebel, Carried Rs 5 Lakh On Head: IG

The Maoist ultra who was gunned down by security forces during an encounter at Padampur in the district on Thursday was a DCM (Divisional Committee Member) rank rebel who was carrying a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.

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Cadre Maoist Killed In Police Encounter In Odisha, Arms & Ammunitions Seized

A cadre Maoist was gunned down during a joint combing operation by SOJ Jawans and Odisha Police at Padampur in the district on Friday

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Low Pressure Forms Over Bay of Bengal, Odisha Set To Witness Heavy Rains

A Low Pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining Odisha is most likely to trigger torrential rain in most parts of the State from today. The weather condition would continue till June 14, according to a forecast by the IMD.

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Odisha Logs 35 Deaths With 7K Plus New Covid Positive Cases 

The Covid-19 related fatalities in the State has turned into a major reason of concern as the number of daily deaths is hovering over 30 for the last few days even as the single-day positive cases has come down drastically.

Groom Dies Of COVID
COVID Takes Groom’s Life On Wedding Day In Odisha

A pal of gloom descended over the small town of Attabira in Bargarh after Jivardhan Bhoi, a young man in his early 20s, died of COVID on his wedding day.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.

Women Can Take COVID-19 Jabs Anytime After Delivery: Experts
Odisha Logs 11,059 New Covid Cases With 32 More Deaths

As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.

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Covid19: Odisha Reports 11,108 New Cases, 26 Deaths

Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with  11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.

Frontline Warrior Alleges Medical Negligence After Testing Covid Positive In Odisha's Bargarh
Frontline Warrior Alleges Medical Negligence After Testing Covid Positive In Odisha's Bargarh

The Anganwadi worker at Ainlabhata village in the district visited the Padmapur sub-divisional hospital after she complained of some covid symptoms. She tested positive for coronavirus at the hospital, but was denied admission and proper care

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.

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Odisha Lockdown Extension: Govt Offices To Run With 10% Staff, 33% Strength At Pvt Firms

Extending the ongoing lockdown till June 1, 2021, the Odisha government on Tuesday made stricter arrangements both for the public sector and private sector organisations.

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. 

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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.

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COVID Mismanagement: People Frustrated With ‘Insensitive’ Covid Call Centres In Odisha

The alleged insensitivity of hospital authorities in providing health information of Covid-19 patient to their relatives seems to be adding to the woes of people in Odisha with instances of kins of Covid victims getting repeated calls from hospital help desks claiming that the patients are doing well coming to fore from across the State

Covid Cases
Covid 19: Odisha Adds 10,649 New Cases, 19 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.