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Angul Rape Case: Former MLA Denies Involvement In Crime

Angul: Former MLA of Athamallik Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo rubbished the reports of his involvement in the alleged rape case of a girl here and said that it is an attempt to defame him. A youth identified as Rajeeb Lochan Pradhan of Angapada village under Kishorenagar Police limits of the district, who was working as a […]

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Angul: Truck Driver Goes Missing Following Accident, Body Found Near Village After Six Days

Angul: The body of a 52-year-old truck driver who had gone missing following an accident near Dhenkanal six days ago was found in a paddy field near his village in Banarpal block under mysterious circumstances on Saturday morning. The body of Sanjay Samal was discovered by residents in Purikia village, not far from the former’s […]

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Huge Quantity Of Firecrackers Seized From Angul

Angul: The Angul district administration has seized huge quantities of firecrackers during a raid in Ward No-13 under Talcher Municipality area here on Tuesday night. The move came hours after the Odisha Government prohibited the sale and bursting of firecrackers between November 10 and 30 in view of the Covid 19 pandemic. Acting on a […]

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2 Killed, 2 Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Sonepur/Angul: Two persons were killed while two others reportedly sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Odisha on Wednesday morning. As per reports, a youth died while his driver was critically injured after the car they were travelling in hit a cable laying machine, parked on the roadside on NH-57 near Arjunpur forest in […]

Angul: Vigilance Raids RD Dept Junior Engineer's Houses On DA Charges

Angul: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at four places associated with Basant Kumar Bastia, junior engineer in Boinda Rural Development department, on charges of amassing properties disproportionate to his know sources of income. According to sources, several teams of the anti-corruption agency raided Bastia’s double storied and four storied buildings, his relative’s house […]

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Odisha: Congress Alleges Land Scam In Angul, Demands Action

Angul: The Congress party on Tuesday demanded action against those involved in the alleged grabbing of land belonging to people from the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes in the district. The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) working president Pradeep Majhi and senior leader Suresh Routray demanded immediate action against the government officials who had allegedly […]

Angul: Locals Block Road After Man Killed In Elephant Attack
Angul: Farmer Killed In Elephant Attack, Locals Block Road For Compensation

Angul: Residents of Srirampur village in Pallahara area here staged a road block following the death of a man in an elephant attack late on Friday night. The deceased has been identified as Anadi Handiari. According to sources, Handiari was attacked by the jumbo when he was guarding his agricultural land. He died on the […]

WATCH: Stray Dogs Found Taking A Nap In Talcher Hospital Bed, CDMO Assures Probe

Angul: Surprising as it may sound, a video clip showing two stray dogs taking a nap on the bed inside a ward of Talcher Sub-Divisional Hospital in Angul district has taken the internet by storm. What is indeed concerning is how the dogs managed to get into the hospital and sleep on the bed meant […]

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Angul Hooch Tragedy: Two More Including Woman Arrested

Angul: Two more persons including a woman were arrested on Thursday in connection with the spurious liquor tragedy at Pathargarh village under Purunakote police limits of Angul district which claimed the lives of four people. With this, the number of arrests increased to four now. One of the two arrested persons has been identified as […]

Spurious Liquor Tragedy
Spurious Liquor Tragedy In Angul: Police Arrest 2 Including Labour Contractor

Angul: Two persons were arrested in connection with the spurious liquor tragedy at Pathargarh village of Angul district in which four persons have lost their lives so far. The arrested persons have been identified as contractor Kalia Dehuri and one of his associates Basanta Dehury. The excise department raided the contractor’s place and seized some […]

4 Killed, 4 Others Critical After Consuming Spurious Liquor In Odisha

Angul: As many as four persons have died while four others are still critical after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Pathargarh village of Angul district. One Pramod Sahu who had consumed the liquor died today at a hospital while condition of four others is still critical. Anil Pradhan and Tukuna Pradhan were the first victims […]

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Angul: Two Killed In Collision Between Two Trucks

Angul: Two persons were killed after a truck hit another truck from the rear on National Highway-55 in Angul district early morning on Sunday. The accident took place near Bhagirathipur under Jarapada Police limits in the district. The two deceased have been identified as the driver and helper of one of the two trucks. Further […]

Two Injured In Wild Boar Attack In Odisha's Angul

Angul: At least two persons were injured after they were attacked by a wild boar at Badatribida village under Kaniha block of the district on Friday. The injured, identified as Maharga Roula and Katu Roula of the village, were engaged in farming in the backyard of their house when the wild boar attacked them. Both […]

Watch: Auto Swallowed After Road Collapses Due To Flood In Odisha

Angul: An auto-rickshaw plunged several feet underground after floodwater washed away a road in the district today. Two persons including a trader travelling in the vehicle were however safely rescued from the trapped auto. As per sources, heavy rainfall under the influence of low pressure on Bay of Bengal over the past few days caused […]

Odisha Police Begins Probe Into 3 Bodies Found Hanging In Forest

Angul: Police on Thursday intensified probe into the death of three persons, including a minor girl whose bodies were found hanging in Chendipada forest yesterday. Out of the deceased, two have been identified as Sushant Majhi and Baru Behera of Palasbania village. While two bodies were found hanging from one tree, Police recovered the third […]

COVID-19: After Gajapati, Angul Bans Entry Of People From Ganjam, Jajpur Districts

Angul: As a precautionary measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, Angul district administration has clamped restrictions on the entry of people from Ganjam and Jajpur districts. Both the districts have now turned into COVID-19 hotspot following a sharp rise in Ganjam and Jajpur districts. Angul district Collector, Manoj Kumar Mohanty in a statement released […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Migrants Flee After Jumping Off Shramik Special Train, 7 Nabbed

Angul: At a time when migrants are being brought to Odisha in special trains from different parts of the country, some of them jumped off a train allegedly after pulling the emergency chain near Majhika on the outskirts of Angul town last evening. While seven migrants have been caught by the police, efforts are on […]

Marriage turns into mourning as bride loses brother on Wedding Day

Angul: A perfect day of wedding celebration ended in a tragedy for a family of Bajapur village after the brother of bride-to-be died in a road mishap hours before the auspicious ceremony. Gut-wrenching as it may sound, the girl Sugyani (name changed) was still married off by her uncle’s family at a Shiva temple in […]

When Misery Becomes Your Story: Elderly Odisha Woman's Struggle With Hardship

Angul: Tears rolled down her parched cheeks when she described her life while summing it up as ‘pitiful’. This is the story of Champa Naik, a widowed woman from a poor family in Purunagarh village of Angul district who has been struggling with extreme hardship in the dusk of her life. Champa lost her son […]

Two Killed, One Injured In Elephant Attack In Odisha

Khurda/Angul: At least two persons were killed while another sustained critical injuries in an elephant attack in Haja panchayat of Khurda district late last night. The deceased have been identified as Bansidhar Chhualsingh of Haja village and Sanatan Pradhan of Kalarajhara village in the district. Injured, Brajakishore Sahoo is currently undergoing treatment at AIIMS Bhubaneswar […]

50-Feet-Deep Sinkhole Opens Up In Odisha Village Triggering Panic

Angul: Panic gripped the locals of Deulabeda village under ward-18 of Talcher Municipality after a 50-feet-deep sinkhole opened up in a farmland out of nowhere on Wednesday. Sources said the farmland in the village opened up early morning creating a thunderous sound and triggering panic among villagers who were busy in their daily chores. As […]

Bike Owner Fined Rs 26,000 In Odisha For Allowing Minor To Drive Without Helmet

Angul: A two-wheeler owner in Pallahara area of Angul district was fined an exorbitant amount of Rs 26,000 after a minor of his neighbourhood was caught by a joint team of MVI and traffic police while riding his bike without helmet. As per reports, the minor, who was caught at Jhimiripali was charged under two […]

Column: A Worrying Trend

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The TV visuals of an Odisha MLA shaking and convulsing eerily during a religious celebration organised recently in Angul district must have caused a lot of mirth among viewers. The incident has, however, raised some awkward questions with reports in a section of the media suggesting that the legislator’s behaviour convinced […]

Bus conductor in Odisha made to do sit-ups for 'misbehaving' with woman

Angul: In what could turn out to be a lesson for all those who feel that it is easy to get away with harassment of a woman, a bus conductor was made to do sit-ups in public for allegedly misbehaving with a woman at Athmallick bus stand in Angul district. A video of the incident […]

Tapaswini Express Stranded For Over 6 Hours, Stuck MP Seeks Help

Angul: Commuters faced hardship after Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express was delayed by more than six hours today due to some technical snag. The express train which halted at Angul Railway station for over 3 hours late last night was also stranded at Bamur station today for more than 3 hours before departing. Ex-Union Minister and BJP […]