Tag: Balasore

Balasore
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…

Kala-Ghar
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 […]

Bear-Spoted
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 […]

accident
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 […]

Mahashivratri
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 […]