Dhenkanal District is centrally located on the Geo-Political map of Odisha. It is commonly believed that it owes its name to a Savara chief named ‘DHENKA’ who formerly ruled over in this tract. This district is best known for Joranda, famous as the religious headquarters of Mahima Dharma, Joranda houses the Samadhi of Mahima Gosain, the preacher and propounder of the Mahima Cult. Sptasajya and Kapilash are another place of attraction in the district. As far as special cuisine is concern Dhenkanal Bora is very tasty.
It all happened last night when the youth, identified as Dharmendra Swain of Bainsia village, was taken to the Town Police station for questioning on suspicion.
All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.
The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued advisory for several Odisha districts as major rivers and their tributaries continue to swell due to incessant rain in the basin and upper catchment areas under the influence of the low pressure.
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.
74-year-old Nimai Charan Sahoo, residing at Mahavir Market in Dhenkanal Town is a doctor by profession but he says that planting trees is his passion.
Though a tributary of the Rengali canal passes through the 70-acre farmland, it is of no use for the farmers because of faulty design.
Based on the complaint of the two families, Kamakhyanagar Sub-Collector has directed the Kankadahada Tehsildar, Block Development Officer (BDO) and Parjang Police Station to launch an investigation into the matter.
IMD has predicted thunderstorm with lightning at one or two places over the districts of Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordhaa, Cuttack, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in the next 24 hours.
A man allegedly committed suicide by hanging after keeping his mobile phone in video recording mode at Sologaon village Parjang police limits of Dhenkanal district.
Former player and assistant coach of Indian team-Giridhari Samal from Dhenkanal has been suffering from acute poverty thanks to the alleged apathy of the State government
The cashier of the filling station, Manabendra Das was transferring cash into a van in the afternoon when the miscreants approached on a bike and shot him twice before decamping with the cash.
Students of Mohanpasi Primary School under Parjanga block in Dhenkanal district staged a road blockade on NH 149 disruptingthe vehicular communication for hours.
One of the best ways to handle cyanide is complete destruction of it by oxidation, Tata Steel BSL Chief Operating Officer Subodh Pandey said.
Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal
People alleged that the canal embankments are in a dilapidated condition due to lack of repairs and monitoring which led to the breach.
The weather department has predicted heavy rain in several parts especially coastal and interior regions of Odisha today
Debakant Pradhan, a resident of Hindol in Dhenkanal district who had been under treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar since June 10, was airlifted to Chennai today.
An inebriated youth allegedly assaulted a Forester in Muktapasi beat under Kamakhyanagar Western Forest Range in Dhenkanal district
As many as 18 goats were also killed in the lightning incident
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
Odisha reported 46 fatalities due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours taking the virus toll to 4,109 even as 3,222 people tested positive for the virus during the period pushing the cumulative positive tally to 91,6109 in the State.
Though the Covid-19 graphs in majority of districts in the State have waned, the situation is still far from satisfactory in some districts, especially in the coastal belts of Odisha.
Illustrious Odia singer Shakti Mishra has been admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar after he was diagnosed with critical liver ailment. According to reports, he is suffering from liver cirrhosis along with some other co morbidities.
The vacillating trend of the daily Covid cases in Odisha for the past several days saw a big drop on Tuesday with the State recording 2,640 positives, its record low in over last two months. The new cases have taken the State's cumulative virus count tally to 9,06,429.
The Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) is facing a tough time with pending electricity dues from nine government colleges under State Higher Education Department.