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‘Spies Arrested’
Spying On DRDO: 4 Persons Arrested By Odisha Police

Odisha Police on Tuesday (Sept 14), arrested as many as 4 contractual employees of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) in Balsore's Chandipur, for allegedly leaking sensitive information to foreign agents. The four had reportedly been leaking data regarding the high-security defence installation at DRDO.

Injured Dolphin Dies Despite Assistance From Locals Near Odisha’s Chandipur Beach

Locals spotted a dolphin near the coast of Chandipur beach in Balasore on Wednesday. It was surprising for the locals to encounter a dolphin as it prefers staying deep inside the sea. However, the locals soon noticed a wound injury near the head of the dolphin.

ACF Death
Crime Branch Records Deceased ACF Soumya Ranjan’s Family Member’s Statements In Balasore

Odisha Crime branch recorded statements of the family members of Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra on Wednesday.

Businessman Murdered
Odisha Businessman Hacked To Death, Family Suspects Attack Over Land Dispute

In a shocking incident, a businessman in Balasore was reportedly hacked to death by unidentified miscreants at Satyanagar near Achyutpur village under Industrial Area police limits.

Brown Sugar Seized
Brown Sugar Worth Rs 15 Lakh Seized At Jaleswar, 2 Arrested By Excise Department

In a major drug haul, Excise department officials in Balasore's Jaleswar seized 150 gram of brown sugar worth around Rs 15 Lakh at Chalanti Square along NH-60 in the area on Thursday (Aug 26).

Raksha bandhan
Dull Festivities Observed In Odisha Before Rakhi Purnima Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

The country is set to celebrate Rakhi Purnima tomorrow, but dull festivities were observed in many parts of Odisha, a day prior to the festival. Due to the Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions, festivities seemed dampened across states, even though some customers were seen thronging shops to purchase rakhi bands.

ABVP Supporters Carry Out Flag Rally In Balasore On Independence Day Eve

On the eve of India's Independence Day, ABVP supporters in #Balasore carried out a flag rally in honour of the sacrifices made by freedom fighters and remembrance of the resolution of 'Akhand Bharat'.

The Rise And Fall Of Odisha’s Dreaded Gangster Sk Hyder

This is Shiekh Hyder. A name in the criminal world which needs no introduction to the Odias now. Serving life sentence, this 58-year-old dreaded gangster was killed in a police encounter on saturday (July 24, 2021).

Rs 10 Lakh Loot
Jeweller Robbed Of Rs 10 Lakh In Balasore

Unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 10 lakh after holding a trader at gunpoint in Balasore district on Thursday.

Emami Paper Mill’s Colony In Odisha Declared ‘Micro-Containment Zone’ After 101 Found Covid-19 Positive

Balasore: A colony of where workers of the Emami Paper Mill in Balasore live with their family was declared a micro-containment zone on Monday after 101 persons were found positive…

Attack Inside Police Station
Odisha: Two Critical In Violent Mob Attack Inside Police Station In Balasore

Balasore: In a bizarre incident, a group of people allegedly attacked two persons causing critical injuries inside a police station in Balasore district on Tuesday night. The incident took place…

KalaGhar Empowering Odisha Women, Reviving Handicraft

New Delhi: Starting its journey from a small village in Odisha’s Balasore district with six artisans five years ago, KalaGhar is not only creating employment opportunities for rural women artisans, but also reviving handicrafts in Odisha. The craft-based social enterprise has empowered over 200 rural women aged between 19 and 50 years. Now, these women […]

chadak mela
Covid Casts Shadow On Famous Chadak Mela

Balasore: The famous Chadaka Mela of Lord Baba Chandaneswar at Bhograi in the district has been cancelled this year due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. It was decided in a meeting attended by Bhograi MLA Anant Das, District Collector K Sudarshan Chakravarti, temple servitors, president of Chandaneswar Trust Board and some local intellectuals. However, the district […]

Gold Jewellery Showroom Owner Kidnapped In Balasore
Odisha: Gold Jewellery Showroom Owner Kidnapped In Balasore

Balasore: A businessman dealing in gold and silver ornaments of Attapur village under Soro police limits in Balasore district was allegedly kidnapped by his customer at Dandaharipur village here on Thursday. The family members of Prahllad Mallick, owner of Shubham Jewellery located at Belada Chhak, have lodged a complaint about the abduction with the Soro […]

Odisha: Two Youths Thrashed On Suspicion Of Being Child Lifters In Balasore
Odisha: Two Youths Thrashed On Suspicion Of Being Child Lifters In Balasore

Balasore: Two youths were thrashed by villagers on suspicion of being child lifters at Rasalpur village under Kamardha Police limits of Balasore district late on Thursday night. As per reports, four youths been identified as residents of Deula area under Bhogarai block came in a car to the village and tried to barge into a […]

Watch: People Panic As Bear Strays Into Village In Odisha’s Balasore

Balasore: Panic gripped the Rainga village under Nilagiri NAC in the district after a wild bear was spotted by locals wandering about in the rice fields on the outskirts of the village on Monday morning. According to sources, the animal first sneaked into human settlements in the village before moving to the farmlands. In a […]

Odisha: 20 Injured As Bus Overturns In Soro

Balasore: Over 20 passengers sustained injuries, some of them critically after a bus they were travelling in overturned on NH-16 near Soro in the district on Sunday. The bus -Chakadola- carrying around 40 passengers including children was coming to Balasore from Bhubaneswar. The speeding vehicle lost control over the wheels and skidded off the road […]

Odisha: Women Accuse Priest Of Casteist Remarks During Mahashivratri Offerings

Balasore: A complaint has been lodged at the Simulia Police Station in the district by a group of women alleging casteist remarks by the priest at the Rameswar Temple in Chalunigaon village during Mahashivaratri floral offerings on Thursday. Sources said a group of more than 10 women belonging to a certain caste had visited the […]

Fire in Kuldiha
Odisha: Fresh Forest Fire Erupts In Kuldiha Sanctuary

Balasore: Even as fire brigades and forest personnel in the district are finding it tough to contain the wildfires that continue to spread to several areas in the Kuldiha sanctuary for the last four days, fresh incident of fire has been reported from near Balichua in the protected forest last night. Panicked local residents accompanied […]

Balasore Youth Dies Mysteriously While Returning From Puri
Balasore Youth Dies Mysteriously While Returning From Puri

Balasore: A youth died under mysterious circumstances while returning to his home in Balasore district from Puri on Friday. The family members of the youth alleged that his death was unnatural and suspected foul play. However, his friends claimed that while they were returning home in a car yesterday, Mantu suddenly became unconscious and died. […]

Sand Mafia
Odisha: Sand Mafia Tries To Eliminate RI By Running Him Over By Dumper

Balasore: A Revenue Inspector (RI) in the district sustained severe injuries after he was allegedly run over by a dumper by a sand mafia at Ambaliaatha square under Jaleswar police limits on Thursday. The RI has been identified as Dilip Chand. The victim has been admitted to a nearby hospital in a critical condition. According […]

Man held captive
Odisha Man Held Captive In Kolkata For Ransom

Balasore: A man from the district has allegedly been held captive by some miscreants at gun-point in Kolkata for ransom. The miscreants allegedly have demanded Rs 8 lakh ransom from the family members of the victim, identified as Tapas Mohanty of Keshapur under Soro Police station in the district. Sukanti Mohanty, wife of the victim […]

Border Issues
Odisha, West Bengal Officials Meet To Resolve Border Issues

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to discuss modalities in resolving disputes arising out of several bordering villages near Jaleswar and Bhograi in Balasore district, a meeting of top officials of Odisha and West Bengal governments is underway at West Medinipur on Thursday. The development has come as a relief for both the neighbouring states following a […]

People of three villages being shifted to temporary shelter homes ahead of nuclear missile test at Chandipur in Balasore
Villagers Shifted Ahead Of Missile Test In Odisha's Balasore

Balasore: The Balasore district administration shifted the people of three revenue villages, located in proximity to the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-sea prior to the trail of a nuclear-capable missile on Monday indigenously developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Around 4,000 people from Khadupahi, Jaydevkasaba Pahi and Baliapalpahi were shifted to […]

Odisha Man Nabbed For Online Fraud By Delhi Police;100 SIM, Aadhaar Cards Seized

Balasore: A police team from Delhi’s Amar Colony Police Station on Saturday arrested a 35-year-old man from Basta area in Balasore district on the charges of online fraud and duping an export and import company of the national capital. The accused has been identified as Sanmay Panda. He has been arrested by Delhi police with […]