The Sital Sasthi festival known as the marriage of Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parbati concluded in the wee hours of Wednesday in a low-key manner amid Covid protocols.
In a gruesome incident of inhumanity that has sent shockwaves everywhere, a man allegedly murdered his daughter and also attacked his wife and three other children before attempting to kill himself in Kuchinda area of the district.
At present there are four patients admitted at VIMSAR are suffering from black fungus. Two more patients have symptoms for mucormycosis fungal infection while their clinical examinations are underway.
Popular Sambalpuri cine artiste Atal Bihari Panda, who earned many accolades through his famous flick ‘Sala Budha’, passed away on early Saturday morning. He was 92.
Maneka Gandhi, founder of People For Animals (PFA), also spoke to the Burla Police Station Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) Kamal Lochan Panda in this regard and urged him to initiate legal action against the woman.
A man suspected to have been infected with black fungus died while undergoing treatment at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in the district.
In a blatant incident of lawlessness, as many as three truck drivers had to sustain critical injuries in a murderous attack by some miscreants during a loot bid on Sambalpur-Cuttack National Highway 55 late last night.
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.
A fire broke out at a market complex in the Budharaja area of Sambalpur on Tuesday triggering panic.
Water from Hirakud reservoir will be released into Mahanadi after June 1, informed the Additional Chief Engineer, Hirakud Head Works & Additional Spillway at Burla in Sambalpur.