Tag: Balasore

Odisha villagers release dolphin in pond
Odisha villagers release dolphin in pond!

The fishermen carried the dolphin on their shoulders to their village. Later, they released the aquatic mammal into the village pond instead of the river.

  • Thursday, 18 January 2024
Stopped from talking on phone, woman attacks parents with vegetable cutter in Balasore  
Stopped from talking on phone, woman attacks parents with vegetable cutter in Balasore  

In a shocking incident, a woman allegedly left her parents critically injured by attacking them with a sharp weapon after they stopped her from talking on the phone.

  • Tuesday, 16 January 2024
Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
Won’t fight LS polls from Balasore, Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw clears speculation

Responding to a media query during his recent Balasore visit, Vaishnaw clearly stated that he will not contest the Lok Sabha polls from Balasore.

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
Dream of Nilagiri comes true after MEMU train flag-off 
Dream of Nilagiri comes true after MEMU train flag-off 

The train rolled on from the newly built Nilagiri Gopinathpur Railway Station to Balasore. It will run three times every day and its service would be extended from Nilagiri to Bhubaneswar and to Kolkata in a phased manner.

  • Saturday, 13 January 2024
Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw to flag off MEMU train from Nilagiri to Balasore

Vaishnaw is also scheduled to inaugurate a new passenger reservation system (PRS) at Betnoti railway station in Mayurbhanj district. He will also lay the foundation stone of other railway projects at Betnoti.

  • Saturday, 13 January 2024
Simulia BDO 'found hanging in official residence'
Simulia BDO 'found hanging in official residence'

Police rushed to the spot and started an investigation into the matter. The body was recovered by the police and sent for post-mortem.

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
Axis Bank ATM Robbed In Balasore
Cash worth over Rs 20 lakh looted from 2 ATMs in Balasore in a night

The first incident was reported from Tudigadia market in Khaira where at least six miscreants robbed an Axis bank ATM by cutting open the vending machine with the help of gas cutters. They even bombed the kiosk while robbing it.

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
RWSS junior engineer found dead in official residence
RWSS junior engineer found dead in official residence

The junior engineer was asleep in his residence after having dinner on Saturday night. Some staff of his office were shocked to find him dead this morning and informed police about the incident.

  • Sunday, 07 January 2024
Fissures in BJD's Balasore unit come to fore during Ama Odisha Nabin Odisha programme!
Fissures in BJD's Balasore unit come to fore during Ama Odisha Nabin Odisha programme!

Two groups of the ruling party reportedly came close to a confrontation over the sitting arrangements just minutes before the arrival of the 5T chairman.

  • Saturday, 06 January 2024
Soro Police Station
3-year-old boy goes missing in Odisha’s Balasore, family alleges kidnapping

As per reports, Subham went missing while playing on a village road in front of their house on January 1. His parents and villagers searched everywhere including the village pond, bus stand and railway station, but could not find him anywhere.

  • Tuesday, 02 January 2024
Anganwadi Centre In Nilagiri, Balasore
No school buildings for 'Country’s future'! Students in many primary schools in Odisha go roof-less

While the government is spending crores of rupees for the development of education in the Swabhimaan region, in reality, the students are being made to sit in a hut made of mud at the Dandalgandhi primary school in Dhuliput panchayat of Chitrakonda block in Malkangiri district. It has two teachers with 52 children for Classes 1 to 5.

  • Monday, 01 January 2024
Sarpanch vandalises info plaque as Nilagiri MLA lays foundation for road
Sarpanch vandalises info plaque as Nilagiri MLA lays foundation for road

Nilagiri MLA Sukant Nayak visited Garidihi panchayat to lay the foundation stone for Kalakada-Ambhajhar road project. Sarpanch Shibaji Singh was allegedly angry to see that his name was not etched on the plaque. He strongly opposed it and then sat atop the plaque as the MLA arrived at the place.

  • Thursday, 28 December 2023
Half-burnt body of elderly woman recovered from house in Balasore 
Half-burnt body of elderly woman recovered from house in Balasore 

The half-burnt body of an elderly woman was found inside her house on Sunday at Belada village under Bhograi Block of Balasore district. 

  • Sunday, 17 December 2023
Odisha farmers resort to distress sale
Odisha mandis yet to open, farmers resort to distress sale

The farmers are forced to sell paddy to the traders of the neighbouring state at less than Rs 1,500 per quintal.

  • Saturday, 16 December 2023
CoCheque cloning fraud: Court in Odisha awards 7-yr imprisonment to two in first conviction
Cheque cloning fraud: Court in Odisha awards 7-yr imprisonment to two in first conviction

The EOW registered a case, following an allegation from Abhisek Panda, the Executive Officer, Barbil Municipality on March 23, 2022, that Rs 2.5 crore was fraudulently withdrawn from the bank account of the municipality with clone cheques and his forged signature.  

  • Friday, 15 December 2023
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