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Tag: Athagarh

‘Gaja Bhoga’
Bada Osha: Worship and Offerings at Dhabaleswar

‘Bada Osha’ rituals at the Dhabaleswar shrine in Athagarh, Odisha. On this auspicious occasion, the special Gaja Bhoga was offered to Lord Dhabaleswar

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Crowding For Vaccination
Mad Rush For COVID19 Vaccines At Vaccination Centre In Odisha

This is a swarm of people jostling for COVID19 vaccines. These are visuals from outside Athagarh's Gurudijhatia Primary Health Care Centre in Cuttack.

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Tusker TRAPPED
WATCH: Elephants Stuck, Swept Away In Mahanadi River, Rescue Ops Underway

Huge crowd gathered near Mundali bridge this morning (September 24) after a herd of eight elephants were reportedly swept away by heavy water current while crossing Mahanadi river near Mundali.

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Athagarh loan Fraud
Six Arrested In Athagarh Cooperative Society Loan Fraud

Highly placed sources in the police said that over Rs 1 crore had been misappropriated from the cooperative bank accounts of many people in the district.

Petrol pump loot
Odisha: Miscreants Loot Cash From Petrol Pump On Gun-Point; Visuals Recorded In CCTV

These CCTV visuals from a petrol pump at Panchgaon under Tigiria Police station in Athagarh, show three bike-borne miscreants snatching away the cash bag from an employee working at the petrol station on gun-point.

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Polish Javelin Thrower Maria Auctions Her Olympics Silver Medal To Raise Funds For Sick Child

These CCTV visuals from a petrol pump at Panchgaon under Tigiria Police station in Athagarh, show three bike-borne miscreants snatching away the cash bag from an employee working at the petrol station on gun-point.

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Annual Bird Census In Odisha
Bird Census In Odisha: Count Of Winged Guests Surpasses Previous Year Tally By 4 Lakh!

Bhubaneswar: The observation during the mid-winter census of the avian species across all forest divisions in Odisha is certain to bring smiles on the faces of bird lovers and ornithologists. The survey conducted by wildlife divisions this month revealed the presence of 20.40 lakh birds including the migratory species, surpassing the previous year count of […]

Doors Of Dhabaleswar Temple Open For All Devotees
Dhabaleswar Temple Opens Doors For All Devotees

Athagarh: The Dhabaleswar Temple, one of the major Shiva shrines of Odisha, situated in Athagarh area of Cuttack district reopened its doors for all devotees on Monday after a long Covid-19-induced gap of nine months. The shrine was opened for the family members of the servitors on January 8, while the people of adjacent Mancheswar […]

CONSTABLE-INJURED
Bombs Hurled At Police In Athagarh, Constable Injured

Cuttack: A constable sustained multiple injuries after unidentified miscreants hurled crude-bombs at police team at Dalabhaga village under Khuntuni police limits of Athagarh block in Cuttack district. The incident occurred when the work for laying of electric wires through a transmission tower was underway to facilitate power supply to a cement factory. It is alleged […]

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Covid Scare In Cuttack: Containment Zone Declared In Athagarh Block

Cuttack: The district administration has declared Khanduali village under Athagarh block here as a containment zone after detection of as many as 16 Covid-19 positives in the village. As per an official order, the containment order will come into effect from tomorrow (Saturday) and the restrictions will remain in force for the next seven days. […]

Athagarh Cooperative Bank Loan Fraud: PIL Filed In Orissa High Court For CBI Or SIT Probe

Cuttack: A PIL was filed in Orissa Court, seeking a CBI or court-monitored SIT probe into the alleged irregularities in loans at district cooperative bank in Athagarh of Cuttack district. Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, which filed the petition in the court, has made parties to eight individuals including Odisha Chief Secretary and CBI in the case. […]

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Bada Osha: Lord Shiva Dons Kiratarjuna Besha At Dhabaleswar Temple After 25 Years

Athagarh: After a gap of long 25 years, Lord Shiva at Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh of Cuttack district is being adorned in the rare ‘Kiratarjuna Besha’ on the occasion of Bada Osha today. The Cuttack district administration has imposed restrictions under Section 144 on the entry of devotees to the shrine in view of the […]

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BREAKING: 3 Farmers Attempt Suicide In Front Of Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Three farmers from Athagarh block in Cuttack district attempted to end their lives in front of Odisha Assembly on Friday. However, the trio was immediately whisked away by security personnel deployed at the spot. As per reports, the three farmers tried to set themselves on fire by pouring kerosene on their bodies. It is […]

Dhabaleswar Temple
Prohibitory Orders Clamped On Road To Dhabaleswar Shrine

Athagarh: Prohibitory orders have been clamped on the road connecting the famous Dhabaleswar shirine at Athagarh till Karthik Purnima to prevent the congregation of devotees during the holy month of Kartika. The step was taken by the Cuttack District administration on Monday in exercise of the powers under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal […]

Sambalpur Elephant Death: PCCF Recommends Disciplinary Action Against 'Erring' Ranger
Odisha: Tusker Found Dead In Athagarh Forest

Athagarh: The carcass of an elephant was found near Ghumaghasua hills of Rajballavpur reserve forest under the Khuntuni range here last night. The forest department officials rushed to the spot after getting information and seized the carcass. Though the exact cause behind the death of the tusker is yet to be ascertained, locals suspect that […]

Athgarh
Odisha: Woman Beaten, Locked Up In Room Over Dowry

Cuttack: A woman along with her six-year-old daughter was allegedly attacked and locked in a room by her in-laws over demand of dowry in Siaria village under Kanpur police limits near Athgarh. The injured woman identified as one Madhusmita Rout was admitted to Athagarh hospital in a serious condition where she is currently under treatment. […]

Jumbo menace
Jumbo Menace: Wild Elephant Herd Obstructs Road Communication In Athagarh

Athagarh: A herd of wild elephants have left the people of Athagarh area in a state of panic and adversely affected the road communication by frequently obstructing National Highways and Railway tracks. Gurudijhatia Matsyapur Railway track and National Highway near Bali were brought to a jumbo halt as a herd of pachyderms were found crossing […]

Thieves Rob People Off Their Night Sleep In This Village
Odisha: Thieves Rob People Off Their Night Sleep In This Village

Cuttack: People guarding villages at night with lathis and torches in their hands, occasionally calling out, “Jaagte Raho”– in order to keep burglars at bay– is something you must have seen in Bollywood movies of a bygone era. However, the scene is being played out in reality at Bailo village under Athagarh police limits of […]

Cuttack: Man Killed In Athagarh Bombing
Cuttack: Man Killed In Athagarh Bombing

Cuttack: A man was killed on the spot after unidentified miscreants hurled a bomb at Gholapur village under Banki police station here on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Gobinda Behera. Though the exact reason behind the attack was not immediately clear, it is suspected to be fallout of past enmity. Tension prevailed at […]

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Armed Dacoits Hold Family Hostage; Loot Gold Ornaments, Cash

Cuttack: A gang of armed dacoits decamped with gold and Rs 13,000 cash after holding a family hostage in their house at Dwarabatipur village in Athagarh block of Cuttack district in the wee hours today. As per reports, around 5-6 dacoits armed with guns and sharp weapons barged into the house of one Ravindra Nayak […]

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6 Odisha Police Personnel Test Positive For COVID-19

Cuttack: A deputy superintendent of police (DSP)-rank officer on Monday tested positive for COVID-19 apart from five other staff of a police station under Athagarh sub-division. Earlier yesterday, the inspector-in-charge of the police station in Athagarh under Cuttack Rural Police District had tested positive for COVID-19. As per sources, the IIC was not well for […]

IIC Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Cuttack District; PS Declared As ‘Containment Zone’

Cuttack: A police station in Cuttack district on Sunday was declared as a containment zone after an inspector-in-charge tested positive for COVID-19. The concerned police official is posted in Athagarh sub-division and his swab sample which was collected for test came out positive for coronavirus, informed Athagarh SDPO Alok Ranjan Ray. As seven to eight […]

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Bridegroom picked up by police on wedding day in Cuttack

Cuttack: The excitement of wedding day turned awful for a bridegroom after he was picked up by police while heading towards the marriage venue at Samasarpur village under Athagarh area of Cuttack district today. Cuttack SP (Rural) Radha Binod Panigrahi informed that the youth Prakash Swain of Talabarkote village in Dhenkanal has been arrested over […]

Seed-ball
With Seed Balls, Forestation In Odisha Sees A New Ray Of Hope

Bhubaneswar: In what could be tagged as one of the best initiatives to boost tree plantation drive in the State, officials of the Athagarh Forest Division have come up with a unique ‘seed-ball’ method, to enhance plantation of seedlings in a simple and effortless manner. The move, jointly initiated by members of the Forest Conservation […]

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Newborn’s Death Outside Hospital: All Staff To Be Replaced For Negligence

Cuttack: A day after a newborn died during delivery outside a primary health centre in Athagarh block of Cuttack as it was closed; the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) today recommended the district collector to replace all the existing staff of the concerned hospital. As per reports, a four-member team led by Cuttack CDMO visited […]

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