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News from Sonepur

Subarnapur district has figured on the political and cultural map of Odisha since the pre-historic period. The chronological history of Subarnapur starts from 8th century AD. Suvarnapur or modern Subarnapur occupies a place of prime importance at different period under the rule of different royal families like the Bhanjas, the Somovamsis, and the Telgu–chodas, the kalachuais, the Gangas and the chouhans who ruled over this territory. The chronological history of Subarnapur district can be dated from 8th century AD, when it was known as Swarnapur and was a part of Khinjali Mandal, ruled by the Bhanjas as the feudatory of the Bhaumakaras of Toshali. The District was ruled by many dynasties from its past. It is known as the second temple city of Odisha. Pancharatha Temple is a highly revered shrine at Sonpur, in Odisha. This beautiful temple, constructed in a chariot size, resembles Lankeswari Temple is located inside the river Mahanadi in Subarnapur district. Subarnapur is also famous for its tie and dye work on handlooms.

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‘Red Warning’: Schools Closed In 12 Districts Of Odisha 

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.

Bijepur BDO In Vigilance Net: Over Rs 3.5 Lakh Unaccounted Cash Seized, Raids On
Bijepur BDO In Vigilance Net: Over Rs 3.5 Lakh Unaccounted Cash Seized, Raids On

During the search, the Vigilance officials recovered Rs 3,51,300 from his possession.

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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

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Odisha: Woman Suffers Severe Facial Rashes & Vision Loss, Blames Fairness Cream

Addiction to get fair and glowing skin by using fairness solution has cost a woman dear. A resident of Sonepur district, Sumitra Sebak has blamed the side effects due to the use of fairness cream as reason behind developing serious facial rashes and vision loss.

Congress Holds 11-Hour Binika Bandh Over 'Paddy Procurement Mismanagement'
Congress Holds 11-Hour Binika Bandh Over 'Paddy Procurement Mismanagement'

The 11-hour bandh is being observed from 7 am to 6 pm in the town. However, emergency services have been exempted from the bandh.

Maa Saree Controversy: Fight Over Ownership Of Design Turns Murkier
Maa Saree Controversy: Fight Over Ownership Of Design Turns Murkier

A high-level inquiry into the claims of both Biswanath and Rajesh has been sought by many.

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Vidya Balan’s Mathematical Saree Weaver Comes Up With Another Masterpiece

Biswanath Meher, a Sonepur based handloom weaver who had once hogged the headlines across the country by designing hand woven Bandha (tye and dye) saree for Bollywood actresses Aishwarya Rai and Vidya Balan, has once again mesmerized everyone with his artistry, this time with a special saree dedicating to ‘Maa’ (mother).

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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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.

Odisha: 3 Critical In Sonepur Road Mishap
Odisha: 3 Critical In Sonepur Road Mishap

Vehicular movement on the route was disrupted for several hours after a tree uprooted and fell in the middle of the road following the accident forcing hundreds of vehicles stranded on both sides of the road.

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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.

Minor Boy Charred To Death As House Catches Fire In Sonepur
Odisha: Minor Boy Charred To Death As House Catches Fire In Sonepur

Sonepur: In a tragic incident, a nine-year-old minor boy was charred to death after house caught fire at Sankara village in the district in the wee hours of Sunday. According…