Tag: Balangir

Preparation for Sulia Yatra on; priest opposes animal sacrifice

With the Supreme Court ruling out of any outside intervention in animal sacrifice practice that has been going on as per traditions and religious beliefs, tribals in the district are thrilled to celebrate Sulia Yatra on Tuesday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Sunstroke death toll mounts to 63 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The sunstroke death toll in Odisha went upto 63 even as monsoon covered the entire state by third week of June. The collectors of different districts have so far confirmed deaths of 63 persons due to sunstroke in recent months, a communication from the special relief commissioner’s (SRC) office said today. “The collectors sent […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Distress migration
OMEGA initiative checks distress migration in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: It wasn’t long ago that villages in western Odisha would wear a deserted look for much of the year due to distress migration of adults to other parts of the country in search of livelihood. Tens of thousands of workers would move to states like Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Gujarat, Delhi and even […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Odisha remains in the grip of intense summer heat

Bhubaneswar: Odisha remained in the grip of intense summer heat today despite the slight drop in temperature which brought respite in some areas. Malkangiri turned out to be the hottest place in the state at 45.4 degree celsius, the met office here said adding the mercury breached the 44 degree celsius mark at four places, while […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Mercury dips in several parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A dip in temperature in many areas coupled with a nor’wester brought some respite from the scorching heat in Odisha today, even as the mercury shot up to 40.6 degrees Celsius here. The maximum temperature in Bhubaneswar which stood at 35.8 degrees Celsius yesterday, jumped to 40.6 degree C, while in neighbouring Cuttack the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Searing heat in western Odisha, nor'wester respite in coastal

Bhubaneswar: Searing heat persisted in western Odisha with Balangir becoming the hottest place in the state recording 43 degree celsius today, even as a nor’wester brought respite in the coastal region. The mercury breached the 40-degree mark in at least eight places in the state as Titlagarh, also in Balangir district, recorded a maximum temperature […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha sizzles, Bolangir hottest at 44 deg C

Bhubaneswar: Heatwave conditions intensified in many parts of Odisha today with Balangir recording the highest temperature of 44 degrees Celsius. The mercury hovered above 40 degrees Celsius in at least 10 places, mostly in western Odisha, while the coastal areas witnessed cloudy conditions, according to the Meteorological centre. The state capital, Bhubaneswar, recorded 35.8 degrees […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Minor girl raped, attacked with acid and murdered

A minor girl was allegedly raped and murdered by unidentified men who poured acid on her face apparently to stall investigation at Sargipalli in Balangir district of Odisha, police said here yesterday

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Residents form human chain demanding agri univ in Balangir

Demanding setting up of an agriculture university in Balangir district of Odisha, residents today formed a human chain at the district headquarter town

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Chahar shines, Rajasthan dominates Odisha on day 2

Deepak Chahar shone with both bat and ball, cracking a pacy unbeaten fifty before snapping three wickets to help Rajasthan reduce Odisha to 144-9 on the second day of their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match here today

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Elections 2019: Dozen claimants in every seat put Balangir on boil

Balangir: With Balangir going to polls on April 18, the not so hot month of March in the district gets hotter as dozens of ticket aspirants in each constituency line up at major political party hubs with expectations galore. Though Balangir district has five assembly segments, the Balangir Sadar constituency hogs the limelight in elections […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Summer Heat
Come May 22, West Odisha to sizzle at 48-49 deg C; Hot & sultry weekend predicted for Capital city

Bhubaneswar: For the Capital denizens, this weekend will be very hot and sultry. The maximum day temperature which has been hovering at around 37 degree Celsius, post Fani, will see rise from today. And by the weekend, the mercury will shoot up to touch 42 degree Celsius. And with humidity level reigning at around 70 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Suktel Bridge Collapse: Odisha Govt Blacklists Construction Firm

Bhubaneswar: Nearly half a month after the collapse of Suktel bridge in Patnagarh block of Bolangir district which had claimed lives of two labourers, the Odisha government blacklisted the construction company Ram Kumar Agrawal Engineers Private Limited in charge of the project. While Bolangir Police had earlier arrested G. Nair, the construction company supervisor, the […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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Cycling For Change: WB Youth Aiming To Cover 5 States In Bicycle Reaches Odisha

Subarnapur: In bid to create awareness among people regarding social problems and their eradication, Tanmaya Dash of West Bengal is on a mission to cover 5 states in 40 days on bicycle. Tanmaya Dash recently reached Odisha’s Subarnapur from Kolkata on his bicycle and he plans to cover at least 4000 kilometers in a short […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha: Herd Of 30 Elephants Wreaks Havoc In Bolangir

Bolangir: A herd of wild elephants has been creating havoc in Ramoda and Routa Munda village under Turekela block of Bolangir district. The herd strayed into villages and destroyed acres of paddy and vegetable crops. The villagers alleged that they have been spending sleepless night for the last 15 days to guard their crops and […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021