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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.

Web Portal Scribe Befriends Girl On Social Media, 'Dupes' Her Of Rs 2.5 Lakh
Web Portal Scribe Befriends Girl On Social Media, 'Dupes' Her Of Rs 2.5 Lakh

Jharsuguda police arrested a web portal scribe for allegedly duping a girl of Rs 2.5 lakh under the pretext of marriage

Weather Update: IMD Predicts Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts
Weather Update: IMD Predicts Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts

Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

Tree Felling In Belpahar
Jharsuguda Road Widening: Admin Fells 8 Huge Trees Amid Stiff Peaceful Resistance By Locals

Tension erupted at Belpahar under Jharsuguda district on Monday after the district administration went ahead and felled eight huge trees on a stretch of road for its widening

Arsoning In Jharsuguda
Odisha Shocker: Daughters, Son-In-Law Held For Attempting To Immolate Father

Jharsuguda Police has arrested the four accused on charges of trying to kill one Kailash Meher, who runs a butcher shop, by setting the latter’s room on fire.

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Heavy Rain Forecast: 14 Districts Of Odisha Put On Alert Today

Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal

Instrument Landing System commissioned at Jharsuguda airport in Odisha
Instrument Landing System Commissioned At Jharsuguda Airport In Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the VVS airport in September, 2018 during his visit to Odisha

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Two Men Murdered In Separate Incidents In Odisha

Police while recovering the body found deep injury marks on the head and neck of the deceased which indicated it as a case of murder.

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Covid-19: Odisha Sees 46 Deaths, Over 3K New Cases

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.

Former Sambalpur University VC Dhrubaraj Naik Murdered
Odisha: Former Sambalpur University VC's Killer Arrested

Dharua was detained from the nearest jungle by the Laikera Police within two hours of the incident and taken for interrogation.

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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.

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.

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68 Prisoners At Jharsuguda Sub-Jail Test Covid Positive

As many as 68 prisoners tested positive for Covid 19 at the Jharsuguda sub-jail on Saturday, jail authorities said.

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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.

MCL To Ramp Up Covid Healthare Facilities In Odisha: Union Minister Joshi
Covid Fightback: Union Minister Directs MCL To Set Up 550 Oxygen Beds With Other Facilities In 4 Odisha Districts

Union Minister of Coal and Mines, Pralhad Joshi on Wednesday informed that he has directed Mahanadi Coalfields Limited to set up a total of 550 hospital beds allied with other crucial medicare infrastructure in 4 districts of Odisha to cater to the government’s need in the fight against Covid pandemic. 

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Covid 19: Odisha Adds 10,649 New Cases, 19 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.

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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.

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Odisha Witnesses Fall In Daily Covid Count, Records 9,793 New Cases With 18 Deaths

The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.

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Covid-19: At 10,031 New Infections, Odisha Sees Dip In Daily Cases

Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has  mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.

Bihar School Principal Sentenced To Death For Rape Of Student
Woman 'Gang Raped' In Jharsuguda, Video Goes Viral 

A woman was allegedly gang raped by two youths inside an abandoned room near the government bus stand under Government Railway Police (GRP) limits in Jharsuguda.

Market Closure In Jharsuguda
Covid-19 Surge: Farmers, Traders Dump Vegetables On Road Protesting Market Closure In Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Miffed over the closure of the only wholesale vegetable market in the town, around hundred farmers and traders on Tuesday dumped their produces on the road to register their…

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Covid Resurgence: Micro Containment Zones Declared In Kalahandi, Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: The Kalahandi district administration has declared a village as micro containment zone while the Jharsuguda district administration has declared 12 places as micro containment zones. As per reports, Chilchila…

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KBC Fraud In Jharsuguda: Prime Accused Arrested From Indo-Nepal Border

Jharsuguda: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested the prime accused in the ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC) lottery fraud in which a daily wager family of Belpahar had lost over Rs 1 lakh. A special team of Jharsuguda police arrested the accused identified as Niraj Kumar from a place on Indo-Nepal border, said Bikash Das, […]

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Jharsuguda-Chennai SpiceJet Flights From March 28, Ticket Booking Begins

Jharsuguda: SpiceJet is all set to commence flight services between Jharsuguda and Chennai from March 28. Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda, director Kishore Senapati informed that the SpiceJet flights between the said destinations will be available all seven days a week. SpiceJet flight will leave Chennai at 1:10 PM and reach Jharsuguda airport at 3 […]

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Odisha: Tubectomy Goes Awry, Woman Allegedly Left With Severed Food Pipe

Jharsuguda: A woman from Jharsuguda’s Lakhanpur was left struggling for life after her food pipe was allegedly severed by a doctor performing tubectomy (family planning surgery) on her at Lakhanpur community health centre on Tuesday. The disturbing report came to fore after Sarita Bhoi, the victim was admitted to VIMSAR in Burla after she complained […]

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Woman Loses Rs 1.69 Lakh To 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' Fraud In Odisha

Jharsuguda: Have you received a call or text message claiming that you have won lottery in Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)? If yes, then don’t just jump to a conclusion that you have hit the jackpot because it might be a trap. A woman from Jharsuguda district of the State fell for a fake KBC lottery […]