Tag: Angul

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
Minor girl abandoned by parents for eloping with lover

Angul: A minor girl was abandoned by her parents after she eloped with a youth of another caste at Karadapala under Pallahara block of Angul district. Sources said the minor girl had left home with her lover. Later the girl was rescued by police after a complaint was lodged. “He had taken away my daughter […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Over 60 houses gutted in Angul fire mishap

Angul: Around 20 families were rendered homeless after 60 houses were gutted in a major fire mishap at Karatpata village in Angul on Sunday. As per sources, the fire broke out first at a thatched house of a family in the village at around 3.30 pm and subsequently engulfed other thatched houses in the locality. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Five killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Angul/Nayagarh: At least five persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Angul and Nayagarh districts late last night. As per sources  three persons were killed when the bike they were travelling on dashed a tree on roadside at Pattapathar under Thakurgarh police station in Angul district. The deceased have been identified as Kathi […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Seven families in Angul district ostracized since 2 years

Angul: Seven families of Badabula village under Handapa police limits in Angul district have been living in isolation and leading an ostracized life since the past 2 years. The matter came to light when the families knocked the door of the district Collector seeking justice. As per the seven families, they had purchased seven decimals […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Oil tanker, truck catch fire in Angul

Angul: An oil tanker caught fire after it collided with a truck head-on at Nakachi in Angul in the wee hours on Saturday. The drivers and other staff of both the vehicles escaped unhurt with minor injuries in the accident. Sources said, the accident occurred in front of a road side dhaba on NH- 55 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021