Tag: Angul

Actress Usasi Misra manhandled in Angul

Angul: Popular Odia actress Usasi Misra on Moday alleged that she was physically assaulted by three persons while on her way to perform in a jatra show at Derang in Angul district on Sunday night. In a complaint filed at the Kanhia police station today, Usasi named one  Indramani Sahu and his two sons of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Four killed in separate mishaps in Odisha

Balasore/Angul: At least four persons were killed and two others injured in separate mishaps at different places in Odisha Sunday late night. In the first instance, a man and his brother-in-law were killed after a Hyva truck hit their motorbike near Puruna Bazaar on NH-16 in Bahanaga of Balasore district last night. The deceased have […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CM performs ‘Akhi Muthi Anukula’ on Akshaya Tritiya

Angul: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today performed the ceremonial ‘Akhi Muthi Anukula’ at a state-level farmers’ fair near Nakchi village in Angul. Patnaik ploughed a field, sowed paddy seeds and prayed to Mother Earth for a good harvest as per the rituals that marks the agrarian festival Akshaya Tritiya. “I am very happy to be […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Top Maoist cadre surrenders for “Happy Ever After” with lady love

Angul: A top cadre Maoist leader carrying prize money of Rs 4 lakh shunned his arms and surrendered before the district police at Angul for a peaceful life with his lady love. The rebel- Dayanand alias Chhotu Ganjhu of Sundergarh-Deogarh-Sambalpur (SDS) Division laid down his arms before Angul SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra along with his beloved […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
12-hour Angul bandh over failing medical services

Angul: Normal life was affected following a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Angul Janajiban Suraksha Samiti in the district today. The outfit is observing the bandh to press for fulfillment of its four point charter of demands, including upgradation of the Angul District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) into a super speciality hospital. The other demands […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bank robbers on loot spree in Angul

Angul: Hours after the daylight robbery in Andhra Bank, miscreants decamped with an iron-chest from the strong room of SBI at Bantala Friday night. Though the exact amount of cash stolen is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the thieves aborted their burglary attempt after the emergency siren went off. Earlier, six men […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Cash, gold over Rs 25 lakh looted in separate bank robberies

Angul: In broad daylight robberies, miscreants looted cash & gold worth over Rs 25 lakh from two separate banks in Angul and Nayagarh districts today. Six men armed with country-made pistols and other weapons looted Rs 20 lakh from an Andhra Bank branch in Angul. Posing as customers, unidentified miscreants entered the bank and after […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Heat wave intensifies in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heat wave conditions intensified across Odisha with seven places recording temperature above 40 degrees Celsius today. Titlagarh was the hottest place in Odisha with a maximum temperature of 42 degrees Celsius. Similarly, Bolangir recorded temperature of 41 degrees Celsius, Angul 40.7, Sonepur 40.6, Talcher 40.2, Jharsuguda 40.1 and Malkangiri 40 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, twin […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Heat Wave: Titlagarh boils at 40.5 degree C

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no respite from scorching heat as temperatures across Odisha is likely to be around 39 degree Celsius,informed the Regional Meteorological Department on Saturday. Earlier, seven towns in the State recorded maximum temperature of above 40 degree Celsius on Friday. Titlagarh and Angul recorded a highest maximum temperature of 40.5 degree […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Abandoned newborn girl rescued in Pallahara

Angul: In a fresh incident of gender disparity, a newborn girl, who is suspected to have been abandoned by her parents, was rescued by police near Siliamunda village at Pallahara in Angul district on Thursday. The newborn was later admitted to a hospital and her condition is now stated to be stable. Some locals had […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Mechanical engineer among 12 persons held for oil theft

Angul: The Angul Police on Monday busted an inter-state oil theft gang with the arrest of 12 persons including a mechanical engineer of Mathura. The gang had allegedly drilled IOCL pipeline near Kanjari village in Jarpada and was drawing oil through a special pipe. More than 49,000 litres of oil had been stolen by the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
At 44.2 Deg C Bhubaneswar Hottest In Odisha, Mercury Breaches 73 Year Record
Bhubaneswar second hottest city in India

Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha have already started experiencing heatwave-like conditions from the first week of March with the Capital city Bhubaneswar recording the second highest temperature in the country on Sunday. Besides Bhubaneswar, Angul, Jharsuguda and Baripada were also listed among the 10 hottest places in India. The mercury remained above 37 degree Celsius at […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Angul police busts inter-state diesel theft racket, nabs 3 in Cuttack

Cuttack: Angul police today busted a major inter-state diesel theft racket with the arrest of three persons from Cuttack. The three were allegedly involved in theft of diesel worth over Rs 30 lakh. As per reports, at around 1 PM today a special team of Angul police with the help of Badambadi police nabbed the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Woman gets shot in bid to save husband in Angul

Angul: A woman was shot dead by a youth while trying to save her husband at Kantapada Raida village under Thakurgarh police station in the district on Wednesday night. The deceased identified as Ratani Pradhan died on the spot while her husband Anam sustained bullet injuries on his right leg. He was rushed to district […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
HSC Exam 2018: Five officials suspended for dereliction of duty

Bhubaneswar: Five officials on annual HSC examination duty were placed under suspension on charge of dereliction of duties on Monday. According to reports, School and Mass Education department suspended five officials of Angul and Ganjam education districts for negligence in performing their duties during the ongoing annual matriculation examination. Three officials including Centre Superintendent of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021