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Odisha confirms 1 sunstroke death from Balasore
Odisha confirms 1 sunstroke death from Balasore; 71 heat-related illness cases reported

People should refrain from moving out under the scorching heat during the peak hours of the day (around 1100 IST-1500 IST).

  • Friday, 19 April 2024
DRDO successfully tests advanced indigenous cruise missile in Odisha
DRDO successfully tests advanced indigenous cruise missile in Odisha

DRDO conducted a successful test of the Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile from Chandipur, monitored by an IAF Su-30-Mk-I. Key systems performed as expected, showcasing advanced navigation and low-altitude capabilities.

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
BJD's factional feud in Balasore assuming serious proportions!
BJD's factional feud in Balasore assuming serious proportions!

In Nilagiri, the BJD stands divided into two camps as sitting MLA Sukant Nayak quit the BJP and joined the BJD. However, BJD leader Santosh Khatua, who has long been looking after the party organisation with the hope of a party ticket in the 2024 elections, has become belligerent. 

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Contractor locks 5T school in Balasore
Contractor locks 5T school in Balasore over ‘pending bills’; probe soon, say officials

With no other option, the contractor locked the school gate as a mark of protest.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Senior leader Raghunath Mohanty quits BJP
Senior leader Raghunath Mohanty quits BJP

Mohanty was elected from the Basta Assembly seat five times in a row since 1990 and was a minister holding several portfolios like Parliamentary Affairs, Steel, Industries and Mines, Panchayatiraj, Law, Urban Development and Information and Technology in the Naveen Patnaik government.

  • Saturday, 06 April 2024
TB-Free Odisha Still A Distant Dream As Hospitals Run Out Of Medicines | Balasore
TB-Free Odisha Still A Distant Dream As Hospitals Run Out Of Medicines | Balasore

Look at these people queuing outside the hospital. They are waiting here to avail medicine of tuberculosis. However, they have to leave the hospital premises dejected due to unavailability and shortage of TB medicine.

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  • Wednesday, 03 April 2024
Biju Adarsh Colony
Liveable habitat under Biju Adarsh Colony in Balasore 'still remains a distant dream' for slum dwellers

The slum dwellers of Bikash Nagar under ward no 10 alleged that the contractor is now ‘missing’ after undertaking construction work, which remains incomplete.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Nine persons 'drown to death in Odisha during Holi celebrations'
10 persons 'drown to death in Odisha during Holi celebrations'

Such incidents were reported from various parts of Cuttack, Balasore, Ganajm, Jagatsinghpur, Kalahandi, Sundargarh and Sambalpur

  • Tuesday, 26 March 2024
Kharabela Swain announces to contest as independent candidate from Balasore
Kharabela Swain announces to contest as independent candidate from Balasore

“ I have decided to fight as an independent candidate and show my worth,” Swain added.

  • Monday, 25 March 2024
Two temples looted in a single day in Odisha 
Two temples looted in a single day in Odisha 

Thieves decamped with more than Rs 20 lakh cash and valuable jewelleries by breaking open the hundi of the newly-built Ram Mandir on the Girigobardhan hill at Fatehgarh of Nayagarh on Tuesday night. Similar theft was also reported from Panchalingeswar shrine in Balasore

  • Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Family claims false propaganda on BSKY in their name
BSKY card ‘scam’: Balasore family claims false propaganda on BSKY in their name

The family stated that they have neither received a health card under BSKY, nor they have treated their daughter by using the card. 

  • Saturday, 16 March 2024
7-year RI to Gwalior based chit fund firm’s staff for duping 500 people in MLM scheme
Balasore court awards 7-year RI to Gwalior based chit fund firm’s staff for duping 500 people in MLM scheme

The accused has been identified as Babu Singh Kushwaha who is the Director and promoter of M/s Auroxa Deal Multitrade (OPC) Pvt. Ltd.

  • Thursday, 14 March 2024
Balasore Indoor Stadium
Rs 11-crore indoor stadium gathers dust in Balasore, sportspersons left in lurch

The multipurpose indoor stadium built at ITI Chowk in Balasore city was constructed at a cost of Rs 11.1 crore to encourage sportspersons. It has been two years since the building was built, but there is still a lock hanging on its main gate.

  • Monday, 11 March 2024
Odisha MLA barred by villagers from inaugurating irrigation project
Odisha MLA barred by villagers from inaugurating irrigation project

They didn’t allow Das to inaugurate the project. They even inaugurated the project by themselves by breaking coconuts in front of the sitting MLA.

  • Sunday, 10 March 2024
Odisha villagers ostracise murder accused’s family, erect fence near house 
Odisha villagers ostracise murder accused’s family, erect fence near house 

Days after a youth identified as Bhabani Rout and his friend Manoranjan Mohapatra were killed by contract killers engaged by Bhabani's elder brother and sister-in-law, the people of Kansa village under Nilagiri Police limits of Balasore reportedly ostracised the family of the accused couple.

  • Tuesday, 13 February 2024
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