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.

Heatwaves can turn fatal for kids, pregnant women, elderly
Heatwave alert: Sultry days in Odisha from today as mercury to hit 45 deg in these districts, yellow warning issued

Taking the rise in temperature into consideration, the MeT office has issued yellow warning for heatwave for Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur and Sonepur districts today.

Elephant Tramples Two Persons
Elephant electrocuted in trap laid to poach wild boar

The Forest Department officials also confirmed the elephant’s death due to electrocution and seized the electric wire trap which was laid across 1 km, sources informed.

3 class-VI students killed in fatal car accident in Binika
3 class-VI students killed in fatal car accident in Binika

The deceased have been identified as Subrat Bhoi, Rajesh Pera and Raja Pera. They were studying in class 6 of Sardhapali Government Primary School.

Odisha cops turn matchmakers, solemnise marriage of couple at police station
Odisha cops turn matchmakers, solemnise marriage of couple at police station

Sushil Kumar Sahu, a native of Goudgad village, tied the nuptial knot with his ladylove Lipsa Sahu of Mursundhi village on the premises of Birmaharajpur Model Police Station. 

When bureaucrats stole the show at Subarnapur Lok Mahotsav
When bureaucrats stole the show at Subarnapur Lok Mahotsav

Assistant District Magistrate Surya Narayan Das stunned everyone at the festival with his magic show.

Hockey World Cup: Sudarshan Patnaik creates hockey trophy made of rice husk ahead of India match
Hockey World Cup: Sudarsan Pattnaik creates hockey trophy made of rice husk ahead of India match

Aboli also took to Twitter to share Sudarsan’s artwork and captioned it ‘Rice Husk Mosaic by Padmashree’ 

10,000 quintal rice goes missing, godown set on fire to cover up scam in Subarnapur, Odisha 
10,000 quintal rice goes missing, godown set on fire to cover up scam in Subarnapur, Odisha 

The Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare department has registered a case against the concerned agent named Bimali Bharati and the godown owner at Binika police station. 

Sonepur Police With 7 Fraudsters
Seven arrested for duping bank by mortgaging fake gold in Odisha

FIR has been registered against a total of 11 accused including the goldsmith who had purportedly arranged fake purity certificates for the gold. However, only seven accused have been arrested so far.

Reported by Manaranjan Joshi from Bolangir, Rabindra Hota from Subarnapur
Subarnapur bank officer died by suicide after nude call threat, confirm Police

The accused had taken a sum of Rs 26 lakh from Dibyranjan on the pretext of being CBI officers.

OTV impact: Sonepur district admin provides smart classroom to Class 9 students
OTV impact: Sonepur district admin provides smart classroom to Class 9 students

The school was taken under 5T purview and a workshop has been constructed at a cost of Rs 45 lakh recently

Smart Classroom Of Binka Boy's High School
5T travesty! Smart class runs without blackboard, study desks in Odisha school

This has been reported from Boys’ High School in Binka, Sonepur where students of Class-9 were seen sitting on the floor while the teachers took classes on an almirah.

Rain Forecast
Depression weakens; Low-pressure-triggered rain to intensity in coming days

As per IMD, the system is likely to move nearly northwestwards across Madhya Pradesh during next 48 hours.

Koshal state demand
‘Koshal’ state demand: Western Odisha observes bandh demanding separate statehood

People across Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Bargarh, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Deogarh, Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir staged dharnas and also hit the streets seeking formation of a separate Koshal state

Yellow Warning For Thunderstorm
Thunderstorm with lightning alert for several Odisha districts, check updates

Malkangiri recorded the highest maximum temperature of 36 degree Celsius on Sunday.

Death of bank officer: Police to investigate cyber fraud angle, family demands CBI Probe
Death of bank officer: Police to investigate cyber fraud angle, family demands CBI Probe

From the preliminary investigation it is found to be a case of suicide, sources in police said, adding that Mishra has transferred over Rs 25 lakh to different people belonging to Rajasthan and West Bengal through UPI payment gateways in the last two months. 

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