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Police-Villagers Face Off At Bargarh Village As Tension Erupts Over An Arrest
Police-Villagers Face Off At Bargarh Village As Tension Erupts Over Arrest

Bargarh: Tension flared at Burdha village under Bheden police limits of Bargarh following a faceoff between a team of police and local residents on Tuesday. According to sources, a police team reached the village to execute arrest of some accused in connection with a scuffle, however, the villagers prevented the cops from entering the village. […]

Never Say Never: Tale Of Two Unputdownable Divyangs

Bargarh: He lost his ability to walk, but didn’t give up hope. Driven by a strong will-power and commitment to do it big, 35-year old Premananda Mallick, a Divyang since birth, has never blamed his destiny, but proved himself as an abled man. Wheel chair-bound Mallick of Bhejipalli under Bheden block in Bargarh is an […]

Tension Grips Bargarh DHH Following Pregnant Woman's Death

Bargarh: Tension prevailed at Bargarh district headquarters hospital after a pregnant woman died due to alleged medical negligence on Wednesday. According to reports, Rekha Mallik, wife of Manas Mallik, a resident of Katakiapada village was admitted to district headquarters hospital following labour pain. However, Rekha died during the operation. Following her death, family members of […]

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Odisha: Fire Breaks Out At Paediatric Ward Of Hospital In Bargarh, No Injury Reported

Bargarh: Property worth lakhs were gutted in a major fire that broke out in the paediatric ward of the Bargarh District Headquarters Hospital here late on Sunday night. Fortunately, no casualty or injury was reported in the mishap as the ward was closed and no patients were inside. Medicines and furniture worth lakhs of rupees […]

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Bargarh: Villagers Try To Storm Police Station Over Alleged Delay In Arresting ‘Murder’Accused

Bargarh: Tension erupted at the Bheden Police Station in Bargarh after residents from Burdha village scuffled with the police and tried to storm the police station. They alleged that the police are soft-peddling the investigation into a murder that took place in July this year and delaying the arrest of the accused for a protracted […]

Minor Boy 'Assaulted' In Police Station: OHRC Directs Rourkela SP To Submit Report By Feb 15
'Murdered' Minor Boy Returns Home After 2 Yrs: OHRC Asks IO To Pay Rs 5 Lakh To Arrestees

Bargarh: In a landmark decision, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed a police officer to pay Rs 2.5 lakh compensation each to two persons who he had arrested on false charges of killing a minor boy. The rights panel has asked the State Home department to collect the compensation amount from the officer […]

Watch: Moving Car Catches Fire In Bargarh, Close Shave For Driver
Watch: Moving Car Catches Fire In Bargarh, Close Shave For Driver

Bargarh: The driver of a car had a narrow escape after the moving vehicle caught fire near Bhatili Chhak under Town police station here on Saturday. According to the sources, the driver of the ill-fated car immediately came out of the vehicle after he detected smoke. Soon after, the car caught fire. “While driving, I […]

Odisha's Jagannath Seth Plays Pivotal Role In International Movie 'Semkhor'
Odisha's Jagannath Seth Plays Pivotal Role In International Movie 'Semkhor'

Bargarh: A youth from Odisha will be seen in a lead role in an international movie ‘Semkhor’- based on the life of the indigenous Dimasa tribe of Assam, a north-eastern state of India. 34-year-old Jagannath Seth of Mohanapali village under Padampur block of Bargarh district will portray the character of a Dimasa tribal man who […]

No New Artistes In This Year’s Dhanu Jatra

Bargarh: The controversy over selection process of artistes for the main characters of world famous Dhanu Jatra in Bargarh was put to rest with the working committee finally deciding not to change the artistes for the open air theatre this year at a meeting on Thursday. The decision to cancel selection of new artistes was […]

Pro-active Odisha Police hit FICN jackpot in 2019; seizures touch a record Rs 7.3 cr till date!

Bhubaneswar: Fake currency circulation is still posing a real challenge in Odisha. Post dipping to a historic low in the demonetisation year, the total seizure value of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) has again picked up pace to a record seizure of over Rs 7.3 crore in mere 9-months of 2019. However, the paradigm shift […]

Odisha Youth Arrested For ‘Blackmail Using Minister’s Name'

Bargarh: A youth landed behind bars for allegedly blackmailing and extorting money using the name of Minister Sushant Singh. A team of Bargarh Police nabbed the accused Sushant Kumar Ranjit of Deogarh district from Jeypore, sources said. As per reports, Ranjit had reportedly created a fake Facebook account and using some photographs of the minister, […]