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Bhadrak is a city of Odisha state in eastern India. It came into existence on 1 April 1993. According to legend, the city derives its name from the Goddess Bhadrakali whose temple is on the banks of the Salandi River. Dhamra, one of the deep draft ports of India which can accommodate super cape-size vessels is situated in Bhadrak. Bhadrak is also famous for Palua Ladu, special kind of sweet.

sex racket
Odisha: Sex Racket Busted In Bhadrak, 2 Arrested

Bhadrak: Police on Sunday busted a sex racket operating at a rented house at Dagamundara under Urban police limits in the district. Police rescued four women besides arresting two persons allegedly involved in the illicit trade. Sources said, four women were residing at the rented house for the last 15 days. Locals started suspecting their […]

Odisha: Std 8 Bhadrak Boy Remains Untraceable Since February 14
Odisha: Std 8 Bhadrak Boy Remains Untraceable Since February 14

Bhadrak: A minor boy studying in Class VIII has reportedly gone missing from his home since the last five days from Jagannathpur area under Bhadrak Town Police limits here. The boy, son of Rabindra Sahoo of ward no-10 from Jagannathpur area in the town, has remained untraceable after he went missing on February 14. Rabindra […]

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Odisha: Terminated Paramedics ‘Beg’ In Streets Of Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Several paramedical staff in the district who were hired during the Covid-19 pandemic and have now been terminated resorted to a novel demonstration by begging in public in the city on Saturday. They were found begging and sloganeering in the streets demanding the State government to reinstate them. As per reports, the State government […]

WATCH: Five Vehicles Including 4 Buses Gutted In Bhadrak Garage Fire

Bhadrak: Four buses and an SUV gutted after a major fire broke out at a garage on National Highway-16 near Dahanigadia Chhak here in the district in the early hours of Wednesday. The bus staff, who were sleeping inside the buses, managed a narrow escape in the incident. Eyewitnesses said the fire broke at around […]

Odisha Youth Missing In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster
Odisha Youth Missing In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster

Bhadrak: A youth from Odisha has gone missing in the Uttarakhand glacier burst that took place on Sunday. As many as 26 bodies have been recovered and at least 197 people are missing so far after a flash flood inundated a power project at Raini village in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. The youth from Odisha has […]

Self Immolation
Odisha: Mother, Son Attempt Self Immolation Before Bhadrak SP Office

Bhadrak: A mother-son duo on Friday attempted to set them on fire while staging a protest in front of Bhadrak Superintendent of Police (SP) office for reportedly not getting justice over a land dispute case. According to sources, Jyotsnarani Patra and his son Panchanana Patra tried self-immolation by pouring kerosene on them. However, alert security […]

Paddy procurement
BJP Goes War Mode Against Odisha Govt Over Katni Chhatni In Paddy Procurement

Bhadrak: Members of the State BJP unit led by party chief, Samir Mohanty turned the heat on Odisha government with a massive protest at Bhadrak district supply office on Thursday alleging corruption and irregularity in paddy procurement in several mandis in Bhandaripokhari constituency. The Opposition party argued that delay in lifting paddy is not the […]

Odisha: Gram Rojgar Sevak Tries Self-Immolation Over Pending Dues In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A Gram Rojgar Sevak (GRS) of Guagadhia panchayat under Basudevpur block in the district on Thursday attempted self-immolation over ‘non-payment’ of his dues for the last several months. The GRS Utkal Mallik alleged that the Basudevpur BDO is not releasing his salary even after over 10 months. “The BDO has been giving me assurances […]

Cattle Rescued From Dak Pracel Container In Odisha
Cattle Rescued From Dak Parcel Container In Odisha

Bhadrak: Tension ran high at Nua Bus Stand area here after 12 cattle including nine bulls were rescued while being reportedly smuggled in a dak parcel container on Monday night. According to sources, police intercepted a truck during vehicle inspection near Bhadrak town bypass and discovered nearly a dozen cattle concealed inside the container. After […]

Fake Tobacco Factory
Odisha: Another Duplicate Tobacco Production Unit Busted In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: It seems Bhadrak is fast turning into a big manufacturing hub of fake tobacco products as in another major crackdown, Bhadrak police busted one more duplicate chewing tobacco (Zarda) manufacturing unit at Chandakamahala area under Puruna Bazaar police limit in the district on late Friday night. According to reports, huge quantity of duplicate tobacco […]

Bhadrak: Body Of Woman Found At Nuapokhari, Murder Suspected
Odisha: Woman Found Dead Near Bush, Murder Suspected

Bhadrak: Body of a woman was found lying near a bush At Nuapokhari village under Bhandaripokhari police limits here on Tuesday. According to sources, locals spotted the body with her throat slit lying near a bamboo bush this morning and informed the police. Meanwhile, Narayan Mohanty, husband of the deceased, has gone missing from the […]

Odisha: Over 1500 Sacks Of Paddy Gutted In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: More than 1500 sacks of paddy have been reduced to ashes after a major fire broke out at a godown of a paddy trader at Sashtrighat near Chandabali in the district on Saturday. Though the exact cause of the blaze has not yet been ascertained, electric short circuit is suspected to be the reason […]

Farmer's son
Odisha: Landless Farmer’s Son Fights Odds To Crack NEET

Bhadrak: Satyajit Behera from Chandbali is an aspirational story of a boy from rural Odisha realising his dreams through grit and determination on the face of deprivation and adversaries. The meritorious student, son of a farmer at Karanjamala village under Chandabali block in the district, has proved that extreme poverty and lack of facilities can’t […]

Charansingh Meena
Odisha: Close Shave For Bhadrak SP As Truck Hits His Car

Bhadrak: The Superintendent of Police (SP) of Bhadrak, Charan Singh Meena on Tuesday escaped an accident narrowly after a truck hit his car on national highway 16 near Bhandaripokhari Square in the district. The IPS officer is safe while his car got partially damaged. The driver of the truck has been detained. He is being […]

Odisha: Man Bludgeoned To Death By Minor In Bhadrak
Card Game Turns Fatal! Man Bludgeoned To Death By Minor In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: In a macabre act, a minor boy allegedly bludgeoned a man to death with a stone pestle following a quarrel while playing cards in Bhadrak district on Sunday. The incident occurred at Dolasahi village under Tihidi police limits in the district. The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Khuntia. According to reports, an altercation […]

Odisha: Akhandalamani Temple Reopens, Priests’ Families Get First Darshan

Bhadrak: The famous Akhandalamani Temple at Aradi in the district has reopened on Monday in strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols. The temple, which was remained shut for last nine months, has reopened in phased manner. In the first phase, the servitors and their family members have been allowed to have a glimpse of the Lord […]

Odisha: Akhandalamani Temple To Reopen Tomorrow, Biraja Shrine From Dec 29

Bhadrak: After a hiatus of long nine months, the famous Akhandalamani Temple at Aradi in the district will reopen from tomorrow amid strict Covid-19 protocols. The servitors and their family members will get the opportunity to have a glimpse of the Lord in first two days following which the shrine will be thrown open for […]

Dawn-To-Dusk Bandh In Bhadrak For Medical College & Hospital

Bhadrak: Normal life has come to a standstill in Bhadrak as the district Congress is observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh demanding establishment of a medical college and hospital here. The 12-hour bandh observation which began at 6 AM this morning would continue till 6 PM. Shops, markets and business establishments in Bhadrak town have remained shut […]

Man Picked Up By Delhi Police In Bhadrak On Fraud Charges

Bhadrak: A special squad of Delhi police has picked up a man from Naraharipur village under Dhusuri police limits in the district on charges of a fraud to the tune of around Rs 1 crore. The accused belongs to Bari area of Jajpur district. He visited his in-laws house at Naraharipur area in Bhadrak district […]

Woman's Body Lied Unattended Over 2 Days, Orphan Minors Perform Last Rite

Bhadrak: After missing father years ago and grandfather who died 8 months ago, life could not have turned more cruel for this 3-year-old kid and his 9-year-old elder sister Rupa Mallik from Bhadrak when their mother Subarna Mallik also left them forever two days ago. But what was most heart-wrenching was that they had to […]

MV Act: Truck Driver Penalised Over Rs 87K For Overloading, Lack Of Permit

Bhadrak: The Regional Transport Office (RTO) of Bhadrak on Tuesday imposed a penalty of Rs 87,620 on a truck driver for allegedly violating the rules of amended Motor Vehicle Act. While Rs 10,000 penalty has been imposed on the truck driver for running the vehicle without a valid permit, the remaining Rs 77,620 fine was […]

Family Awaits Return Of Odia Jawan Missing Since 1965 Indo-Pak War

Bhadrak: The return of 50-year-old Birju Kullu to his native land in Odisha’s Sundargarh after serving two decades in a Pakistan jail has brought a ray of hope for the family of another Odia soldier from the State, who, they allege, has been languishing in a prison of the neighbouring country for the last 55 […]

Devotion Grips Bhadrak After ‘Shiva Linga’ Emerges From Ground
Devotion Grips Bhadrak After ‘Shiva Linga’ Emerges From Ground

Bhadrak: Devotees in large number throng Baladiapada under Goramati panchyat here in the district after a ‘Shiva Linga’ emerged out of the ground during soil excavation for construction of a park on Saturday. According to sources, the Shiva Linga was found when ground levelling work being done at the site by a tractor. A part […]

Mosquito Coil Causes Fire, 3 OSAP Jawans Critical

Bhadrak: Three jawans of the Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP) sustained critical burns in a fire that was caused due to a mosquito repellent coil here on late Sunday. According to reports, the armed police personnel were sleeping post their duty at the Puruna Bazar Police Station in Bhadrak district when the mishap occurred. The […]

11 Injured As Bus Overturns In Bhadrak
11 Injured As Bus Overturns In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: As many as 11 persons were injured after a bus in which they were travelling in overturned on National Highway-16 near Trisulapur area here on Sunday morning. According to sources, the accident took place when the bus named Sriananta was on its way to Cuttack from Balasore. Being informed about the incident, fire department […]