Tag: Angul

4 Killed, 6 Injured In Bus-Bolero Collision

Angul: Four passengers including three women were killed while six others critically injured after the Bolero they were travelling in collided with a bus near Katada on National Highway-55 under Jarapada police limits in Angul district late Monday night. Three women and the driver of the Bolero died on the spot while six other occupants […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
One Killed, Three Injured In Odisha During NH Widening Work

Angul: One labourer lost his life while three others suffered critical injuries after the roof of a shop collapsed on them during an eviction drive today in Budhapank area under Banarpal Police limits of Angul district. The deceased has been identified as Sipu Sahu while the injured are Ajit Sahu, Jayant Sahu and Dhaneswar Muduli. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021