News from Jharsuguda

Mineral rich District, Jharsuguda is one of the most industrially developed District of Odisha. Jharsuguda District was established on 1st January, 1994. Earlier it was a part of Sambalpur District. It was created by amalgamation of the erstwhile Jamindars of Rampur, Kolabira, Padampur and Kudabaga. Major portion of the land area covering hilly region has a radish stony soil. The economy of the Jharsuguda District can be judged through its natural resources. The District is rich in minerals like coals, quartzite and fire clay. Several industrial units like Vendanta Alumina, Bhusan Steel and Power, TATA Refractories are operating in the District that contributes to the economic growth of the District. There are also some major forest products like Kendu leaves, wood, rice and leather that also contribute significantly to the economy of Jharsuguda District.

Mercury soars to 43.6 degrees in Odisha's Jharsuguda and Keonjhar by 2.30 PM
Mercury soars to 43.6 degrees in Odisha's Jharsuguda and Keonjhar by 2.30 PM

As per the IMD, Bhubaneswar, temperature rose to 41.8 degrees in Hirakuda and Rourkela while it was 41.7 degrees in Sambalpur followed by 41.6 degrees in Bhubaneswar and Chandbali. Balasore recorded 40. 6 degrees.

Jharsuguda Boat Tragedy, 8 persons killed
Jharsuguda boat tragedy death toll rises to 8: Who is to be blamed- driver, admin or passengers?

The Jharsuguda boat tragedy, where a vessel capsized in the Mahanadi River killing seven, raises questions about responsibility. Overloaded with passengers and lacking safety measures, the incident highlights failures in local governance and safety enforcement.

One dead, seven missing as boat capsizes in Mahanadi in Odisha's Jharsuguda 
One dead, seven missing as boat capsizes in Mahanadi in Odisha's Jharsuguda 

About 50 people including children and women from Kharsia area in neighbouring Chhattisgarh state had gone to a temple on an islet in the middle of the river.

Heatwave to continue in Odisha, Orange Warning issued
Unbearable heat as mercury crosses 43 degrees mark in Jharsuguda; Bhubaneswar sizzles at 41.4

As per the IMD, there will be no large change in the maximum temperature (Day Temperature) during the next two days and it will slightly fall by 2-3°C thereafter at many places over the district of Odisha.

Odisha Elections 2024: Development to become key agenda in Brajarajnagar Assembly seat!
Odisha Elections 2024: Development to become key agenda in Brajarajnagar Assembly seat!

Suresh Pujari, Alaka Mohanty and Kishore Patel of BJP, BJD and Congress respectively are leaving no stone unturned to woo voters.  

Mass Re-marriage Ceremony In Jharsuguda
Celebrating marital bliss! 50 elderly couples remarry in Jharsuguda

As per reports, the children of the couples made ‘Kanyadaan’ and offered their mothers to their fathers. The couples were decorated like actual brides and grooms. While the air was reverberating with the chants of Vedic mantras, yajnyas were also performed. The marriages were solemnised as per the scriptures.

Threat to central security agencies, 1 arrested
Threat emails to Central security agencies: Man arrested in Jharsuguda, probe underway

According to the SP, preliminary investigation reveals that the accused sent threat emails to various security agencies to create panic in the minds of agencies.

BJP sees BJD goons’ hand in ruckus during mishran parv in Odisha 
BJP sees BJD goons’ hand in ruckus during mishran parv in Odisha 

Tension flared up during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s mishran parv at Jhariabahal under Laikera tehsil in Jharsuguda district on Tuesday after some youths created a ruckus and ransacked the stage.

Road Accident In Jharsuguda
Five people die, 19 others critically injured in separate road accidents in Odisha

As per reports, four persons in the pickup truck lost their lives and nine others were seriously injured in the mishap that occurred at around 10:30am on Sunday morning.

Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra
PM Modi is not OBC by birth, alleges Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Odisha

The senior Congress leader further said that the community was given the tag of OBC in the year 2000 by the BJP. But PM Narendra Modi was not born OBC rather he was born in the general caste.

Late Naba Das
Naba Das murder still a mystery as Jharsuguda observes his first death anniversary

Even if many people including politicians alleged a major conspiracy behind the murder, the police ignored all this and never investigated the case from the angle of a conspiracy.

Road Mishap Near Belpahar
Three bike riders die after being hit by unknown vehicle in Jharsuguda

As per reports, the trio was riding a bike when the mishap occurred on National Highway-49 connecting Belpahar and Lakhanpur.

Man 'flogged' to death in Odisha’s Jharsuguda; one detained
Man 'flogged' to death in Odisha’s Jharsuguda; one detained

The family of the deceased had a fight with Satya Kisan and his family members for some reason. Bipin’s family alleged that Kisan's family members beat him with lathis, following which he died.

School Students Walk 25kms To Reach Collector's Office
‘Insufficient food’ forces school students in Odisha walk 25km to convey grievances to Collector

At least 14 students from Badaraisingi Ashram Residential School in Rayagada district walked nearly 25 kilometers on Saturday and reached the Collector’s office to lodge a complaint against their Headmaster. 

Breach In OPGC Ash Pond
Breach in OPGC ash pond inundates farmlands in Jharsuguda, crops damaged

As per reports, crops in several acres of farmlands in three villages—Rengali, Kantatikira, and Saradhabali were damaged in the ash slurry.

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