Tag: Balangir

Man kills pregnant daughter for 'honour'

In a case of suspected honour killing, a young woman was killed by her father at Samalai village under Patnagarh block last night allegedly for marrying outside the caste

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Razing of Timan’s illegal structures completed

The local administration on Sunday completed demolition of six illegal structures built by dreaded criminal Timan Kumbhar on encroached government land

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Demolition of Timan Kumbhar’s house underway

Having resumed the demolition of the illegally constructed houses of Timan Kumbhar, a dreaded criminal, yesterday, the district administration began the demolition of his newly constructed three-storey building at Larkipalli area of the town this morning

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Razing of Timan’s illegal structure suspended

Municipal authorities on Monday suspended the razing of the illegal structure constructed by notorious criminal Timan Kumbhar at Larkipali due to unavailability of the required machinery

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Badmala ordnance factory catches fire; heavy loss reported

A major fire broke out at a godown at the Unit No-15 of the Badmala Ordnance Factory causing heavy damage to defence equipment and explosives

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Rajendra College among five to get varsity status

Five colleges, including Rajendra College of Balangir, will be accorded university status, School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra announced here on Thursday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Shifting of CRPF battalion from Baripada to Balangir underway

Taking note of increasing Maoist activities in Balangir district in western Odisha, the state government has initiated the process for shifting the CRPF battalion from Baripada to Balangir

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Balangir farmer commits suicide

Balangir: One more farmer in the western Odisha district of Balangir committed suicide on Tuesday by hanging himself allegedly due to crop loss. The deceased has been identified as Nandighosha, a resident of Harabhanga village under Agalpur block here. According to sources, Nandighosha had grown rice, groundnut and pulses after taking loans from a local […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Cancellation of RI, Amin appointments: SAT issues interim stay on Balangir admin’s decision

The State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) on Thursday issued an interim stay on the decision of the Balangir district administration to declare the appointment of 169 revenue inspectors (RIs), assistant revenue inspectors (ARIs) and amins made in 2013, as null and void

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Appointment of RIs, ARIs, Amins in Balangir dist declared null and void

Acting on the directive of the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Northern Division, the Balangir district administration on Thursday declared the appointment of revenue inspectors (RIs), assistant revenue inspectors (ARIs) and amins made in 2013, as null and void

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
126 migrant workers of Balangir rescued from TN

A joint team of Balangir District Labour department and Tamil Nadu Police has rescued 126 migrant labourers, including children and women, and brought them back to Balangir on Monday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Consensus eludes election of BJD chiefs in 3 dists

Intra-party rift in ruling BJD has come to the fore following a demand raised by Kantabanjhi MLA Ayub Khan on Saturday for a change of guard in Balangir district president during the party organizational polls. At present, party MP Kalikesh Singhdeo is holding the Balangir district president's post

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
CM to visit Balangir, Kalahandi today

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to visit Balangir and Kalahandi districts today to lay the foundation stone for a mega irrigation project.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Battleground western Odisha: BJD, BJP to woo farmers

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to attend the Krukshak Samavesh (farmers' rally) in Bargarh on February 21 and chief minister Naveen Patnaik scheduled to visit Balangir and Kalahandi districts tomorrow, the political theatre has now shifted to Western Odisha with the ruling BJD and the BJP locked in a show of strength to woo the farmers

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Talks fail; animal sacrifice to go ahead at Sulia Yatra

The district administration’s efforts to persuade tribals of the area to stop animal sacrifice during the annual Sulia Yatra tomorrow have failed. After the talks with the district administration failed today, the tribals have announced their decision to go ahead with their age-old ritual which they believe would save them from the wrath of the Nature

  • Monday, 19 July 2021