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Boudh located in western part of Odisha is famous for its century-old aesthetically built temples, ancient Buddha statues and caves. It has spread Saivism, Vaishnavism along with a number of other shrines. The natural beauty and glamour of these places keep the visitors spellbound.

Gem Stone Recovery From Saradhapalli In Boudh
‘Gemstone’ mining in Boudh: Section 144 clamped around site

some locals witnessed a gemstone-like material during the digging of the pond two days ago and since then, people have been thronging the area daily to try their luck.

Finders Keepers: Gem rush in Boudh Village
Finders Keepers: Gem rush hits Boudh Village

The incident reported from Saradhapalli under Sagada panchayat of the district has now become the talk of the town after a video of the gem rush went viral on social media.

Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory
Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory

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.  

Mild earthquake hits four Odisha districts
Mild earthquake hits four Odisha districts

An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 in Richter scale hit four districts of Odisha on Friday. The tremors were felt in Ganjam, Nayagarh, Phulbani and Boudh at 11.19 am today, informed the IMD regional centre Bhubaneswar. 

Youth dies in blast
Youth Killed In Blast While Digging Well In Odisha's Boudh

Pradhan and the family members of Bagarty lodged an FIR with Puranakatak Police in connection with the incident. Based on the complaint, police have started investigating the matter.

Heat wave alert
Heat Wave Alert For Odisha: Mercury To Jump 3 To 4 Deg Celsius Soon

Daytime temperature also remained above 36 degrees in 10 cities of the State in the last 24 hours. Titlagarh remained the hottest city with 38 degree Celsius on Sunday.

Under- Construction Railway Over Bridge Collapses In Boudh   
Under- Construction Railway Over Bridge Collapses In Boudh   

The incident occurred when the roof of the bridge was being laid out. 

IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Several Odisha Districts
IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Several Odisha Districts

The warning has been issued for the districts of Kalahandi, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Bolangir.

Omicron Update
28 New Omicron Cases Detected In Odisha, Mutant Infection Tally Breaches 100-Mark

With the fresh cases, the total number of Omicron infection has reached 103 in the State.

Odia Youth Dibakar Performs Yoga In Uttarakhand Temple At Sub-Zero Temperature; Wins Hearts
Odia Youth Dibakar Performs Yoga In Uttarakhand Temple At Sub-Zero Temperature; Wins Hearts

Earlier, Dibakar had hogged the limelight after he performed Surya Namaskar at Gurudongmar Lake in Sikkim. It is one of the highest lakes in the world as well as India and is situated at an elevation of 5,430 m (17,800 ft).

Cold Wave Alert: Minimum Temp To Drop Below Normal By 4-5 Degrees In Interior Odisha
Cold Wave Alert: Minimum Temp To Drop Below Normal By 4-5 Degrees In Interior Odisha

It is pertinent to mention here that normal life across Odisha has been adversely hit due to intense cold wave conditions that have been prevailing for the past couple of days. 17 places in Odisha recorded temperature as low as 10 degree Celsius on Tuesday night.

Cold wave Continues In Odisha
Chilly Spell Continues In Odisha, Mercury Slides Below 10 Degree Celsius In 17 Places 

Kandhamal district continued to shiver with intense ice-cold chill nights. Phulbani recorded the season’s coldest night as mercury plunged to 3.6 degree Celsius.

Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha's Boudh, 1 Arrested
Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha's Boudh, 1 Arrested

The STF has already launched a special drive against wildlife criminals/poachers. During last one year, the STF seized as many as 21 leopard skins, 11 tusks, two deer skins, rescued seven live pangolins, 15 kilograms of pangolin scales, and arrested 46 wildlife criminals. 

WIld boar
Two Poachers Electrocuted To Death In Odisha’s Boudh

Meanwhile, officials from the forest department and local police have rushed to the spot after getting information and started an investigation into the incident.

Assistant Programmer At Boudh RTO
Irregularities Unearthed At Boudh RTO, Asst Programmer Detained By Police

The Boudh Police detained the Assistant Programmer of the Regional Transport Office in Boudh, Ranjan Das for questioning after receiving complaint of irregularities in providing fitness certificates to several vehicles.

Leopard Skin Smuggling Bid Foiled By Odisha Crime Branch In Boudh, One Arrested
Leopard Skin Smuggling Bid Foiled By Odisha Crime Branch In Boudh, One Arrested

During the last one year, a special drive against the wildlife criminals/poachers has been launched in which the STF has seized as many as 18 leopard skin, 9 elephant tusks, 2 deer skin, 5 live pangolin scales and arrested 36 wildlife criminals.

Three Inspiring Success Stories From Odisha
Who Dares Wins: Three Inspiring Success Stories From Wide Corners Of Odisha  

He left his lucrative job as an engineer and decided to soil hands in the fields. Today he is an inspiration for many. This is the story of Ujwala Dehury, a B Tech engineer from Khatakhatia village in Kantamal block of Boudh who is scripting success in areas where his ilks dare not try. 

Odisha Police Seize 15 Leopard Skins In Past One Year
Odisha Police Seize 15 Leopard Skins In Past One Year

The STF is the specialized wing of the Odisha police formed to curb organized crime in the state.

Road Blockade
Beneficiaries Block Highway Protesting Covid Vaccine Crunch In Boudh

Hundreds of people blocked the NH 57 near Adenigada in Boudh district protesting shortage of Covid-19 vaccines at the local centre

Scanty rain
Truant Monsoon Leaves Odisha Farmers In Despair

As per the weather department data, as many as 19 districts in the State are facing deficient rainfall out of which six are going through a grim situation after recording less than 40 per cent rain so far this season.

Road mishap in Boudh
Couple Killed, 3 Others Injured In Fatal Road Accident In Odisha's Boudh

At around 3 to 4 am today, Surendra along with his wife and three relatives was on his way from Berhampur in Ganjam district to Rourkela in Sundargarh district when the driver lost control over the vehicle which rammed into a roadside tree.

Covid cases
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.

Covid-19 Negative Report Rule
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.

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.

Odisha Covid-19 cases
Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.

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. 

covid 19
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.

Covid cases
Covid-19: After dip in daily spike, Odisha sees surge in new cases with 10982 fresh infections, 17 deaths 

After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases,  Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours,  causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.

oxygen plant
DRDO To Set Up Seven Medical Oxygen Plants In Odisha 

In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.

Odisha: Unavailability Of Hearse Forces Man To Carry Father’s Body In Auto Rickshaw
Odisha: Unavailability Of Hearse Forces Man To Carry Father’s Body In Auto Rickshaw

Finding no other option, the son of the deceased shouldered the body for half a kilometer and then hired an auto rickshaw to reach his village.

COVID19
Kumbh Mela Returnee Dies In Odisha, Dist Admin Takes 12 Hrs To Reach

Boudh: In an unprecedented incident, the district administration of Boudh took more than 12 hours to reach the family of a retired school teacher who died on Saturday night after…

Heat-Wave-Condition
9 Places In Odisha Record 40 Degree Celsius Or Above, Boudh Hottest At 40.8

Bhubaneswar: Mercury continued to rise in Odisha as nine places recorded 40 degree Celsius or more in the last 24 hours, said the Meteorological Centre in the capital city on Friday. Boudh recorded the maximum temperature of 40.8 degree Celsius on Thursday. After Boudh, Bhubaneswar was the hottest at 40.4 degree Celsius followed by Bolangir […]

Bus Accident
18 Injured In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Boudh/Subarnapur: As many as 18 persons sustained critical injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State late last night. Around 10 passengers were injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck on National Highway No.57 near Khajuripada in the district on Thursday night. Three of the injured […]

Arrestfor forestfire
Odisha: Man, Son Arrested For Setting Forest Ablaze

Boudh: A man and his son were arrested for allegedly setting a forest ablaze at Madhapur in Boudh district on Monday. The accused duo identified as Asan Majhi and his son Shyamghan, residents of Madhapur Colony sahi were setting dry leaves on fire in Mundeswar reserve forest under Madhapur range. Axes and match box have […]

Forest Afire
Odisha: 3 Arrested For Setting Forest Afire In Boudh

Boudh: While Odisha is struggling to contain forest fires across the State, as many as three persons were arrested by the forest department personnel on Saturday for allegedly setting a fire at the Mundeswar Forest Range in the district. Acting on a tip off,  a special squad of the forest department raided some locations inside […]

Accident
Car Crash On NH 57: Odisha Man Killed While Returning From Father’s Funeral, 4 Critical

Boudh: A fast moving Swift car crashed into a trawler near Karathakoda on the National Highway No 57 (Kordha-Bolangir road) early on Saturday morning resulting in the death of the driver. Four other occupants suffered serious injuries in the accident. The injured were initially taken to the Old-Cuttack community health centre and later shifted to […]

Bus Overturns
Odisha: 4 Critical As Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus Overturns In Boudh

Boudh: At least four passengers were seriously injured after the bus they were travelling in overturned on National Highway-57 near Khuntabandha in the district in the wee hours of Monday. The identities of the injured passengers are yet to be ascertained and they are undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital. Sources said, the ill-fated bus- […]

Odisha: Close Shave For 40 Passengers As Hyva Hits Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus In Boudh
Odisha: Close Shave For 40 Passengers As Hyva Hits Bhubaneswar-Bound Bus In Boudh

Boudh: As many as 40 passengers had a providential escape after a hyva truck hit a bus they were travelling in on National Highway-57 near Chari Chhak under Purunakatak police limits here in the district on Thursday. According to sources, the mishap took place in the wee hours of Thursday when the private bus named-Sairam […]

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