Tag: Balangir

Odisha turns into boiling cauldron, Bolangir sizzles at 45.2 deg C

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has turned into a hot cauldron with sweltering heatwave conditions intensifying across the state today as Balangir recorded 45.2 degrees Celsius to become the hottest place. Mercury breached the 45 degree mark at two places, 43 degree mark in seven places and 40 degree mark in at least 15 places in the state, local […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Heat stroke death toll mounts to 5 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  The sunstroke toll in Odisha this year mounted to five with a person succumbing at Angul on Saturday. This is the third heatstroke death to be reported from Angul while two others had died in Balangir and Bargarh districts, Special Relief Commissioner‘s office said. The searing heat wave conditions continued to sweep most parts […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Thunderstorm, lightning kill 6 across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 6 persons were reported to have lost their lives in thunderstorms and lightning at various places across Odisha today. In Rayagada district, three persons were killed in separate incidents at Kalyansinghpur and Ramnaguda block. Heavy rain with thunderstorm struck Shanti Nagar village under Pujariguda panchayat in Kalyansinghpur at around 1.30 pm. A […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Cop held for misbehaving with woman

Bargarh: The General Secretary of Havildar-Constable Sangha of Bargarh district, Subash Chandra Mishra, was arrested today on charges of misbehaving with a woman. The arrest was made after the victim lodged a complaint regarding the matter at Paikmal police station. According to police, the woman hailing from Khaprakhol of Bolangir district had visited Baisakhi Mela […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Sun stroke
Sunstroke claims 3 lives in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Sunstroke claimed three lives in Odisha today with heatwave-like conditions, where Balangir recorded the highest temperature of 44.3 degrees Celsius. Scorching heat wave persisted in at least eight places breaching the 43 degree mark. “Sunstroke has claimed at least three lives in the state so far this summer with casualties reported from Bargarh, Angul […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Scorching heat continues unabated in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Scorching heat continued in interior and western Odisha while coastal parts of State also reeled under intense heat wave conditions. Temperature at four places in the State was over 44 degree Celsius yesterday. Angul town recorded the highest temperature of 44.7 degree Celsius, followed by 44.5 degree at Balangir, 44.1 degree at Talcher and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Tribal girl thrashed, paraded on street in Balangir district

Balangir: As the world is celebrating International Women’s Day, a tribal girl lodged complaint of being thrashed and her hair cut off over alleged mobile theft at Paradhiapali village under Sadar Block of Balangir district. The girl reported that, on March 6, she had gone for a tailoring class at a neighbour’s house in her […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Panchayat Polls: BJP to form 8 ZPs, Cong has to content with one

Bhubaneswar: On the basis of the results of the three-tier Panchayat polls, BJP is all set to form eight Zilla Parishads (ZPs) in Odisha while Congress has to remain content with only one Zilla Parishad in Jharsuguda district. It is likely that the BJP may get Gajapati Zilla Parishad seat as a bonus, which will […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJP Zilla Parishad candidate files FIR against son of Kantabanji MLA

Balangir: Feroze Khan, son of BJD Kantabanji MLA Haji Md Ayub Khan was alleged of tearing a poster and ransacking property of a BJP Zilla Parishad candidate in Balangir district on late last night. BJP Zilla Parishad candidate of Zone no-21 Chhandarani Nayak has filed an FIR alleging Feroze of tearing her poster and damaging […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Panic grips Titlagarh area after Maoist posters found

Titlagarh: Hand-written posters and banners of outlawed CPI (Maoist) were found at Gudighat village in Titlagarh area of Balangir district today. The posters and banners mentioning the name of BBM division of the CPI(Maoist) demanded announcement of the area as drought-hit while opposing the Operation Green Hunt launched by the Ministry of Home Affairs and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bodies of two women found in Balangir forest

Balangir: The decomposed dead bodies of two women were found inside Harishankar forest, only 500 metre from the Harishankar Peeth, under Khaprakhol police station in Balangir district on Wednesday night. Officials of the Harishankar police outpost traced the dead bodies in the presence of a Magistrate. Police said the bodies have been sent for post […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Man kills father, brother over land dispute

Balangir: In an inhuman act, a man killed his father and younger brother over some land dispute at Dhulusara village under Sadar police station here. The deceased has been identified as Gopi Dalai (68) and Somanath Dalai (26). According to sources, Santosh Dalai, hacked his father Gopi and younger brother Somanath to death over some […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CBI to probe Sargipalli dalit girl murder case

Balangir: The CBI will investigate into the brutal rape and murder of a minor dalit girl of Sargipalli village under Khaprakhol police station in Balangir district on May 22 last year. Talking to the media, Balangir Collector Ashish Thakre said since the CBI has taken up the case, the district police will take care of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
2 die, 5 injured as mini truck falls off bridge

Balangir: Two persons were killed and five others sustained grievous injuries when a mini truck in which they were traveling in fell off a bridge on NH-26 in the wee hours of Monday.

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
NBWs issued against 10 Timan gang members

Following its success in nabbing dreaded criminal Timan Kumbhar and his 12 associates in the first phase of the Operation Clean Criminal, the district police has begun the second phase of the operation issuing non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against 10 anti-socials of Timan’s gang, including the mastermind Guruji Khirod Mishra

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021