Tag: Balasore

Students of 5T school served 'pakhala' in mid-day meal 
Students of 5T school served 'pakhala' in mid-day meal 

It is alleged that the cook took leave today after cooking food and preparing watered rice and other items. The students were forced to consume watered rice. One of the teachers admitted that students, who are supposed to get fresh-cooked meal, had to be given watered rice. 

  • Thursday, 14 December 2023
Google Maps blunder? French youth on Odisha visit ends up in wrong place
Google Maps blunder? French youth on Odisha visit ends up in wrong place 

Navigating with the help of Google Maps to visit a place? Sometimes, it may lead you to an undesirable destination. This has allegedly happened with a youth from France who is currently on a visit to Odisha.

  • Thursday, 14 December 2023
Odisha man 'kicks pregnant wife to death,' detained by police
Odisha man 'kicks pregnant wife to death,' detained by police

The family members of Kalyani, a mother of two kids, alleged that her husband used to torture her physically and mentally. They filed a complaint in this regard at the Town police station. 

  • Thursday, 07 December 2023
Woman injured in firing in Balasore
Woman injured in firing in Balasore, shifted to Cuttack medical; probe underway

Murmu was reportedly sleeping when the miscreants sprayed bullets on her. Following the incident, Murmu was first rushed to Balasore hospital and later shifted to the Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital. The exact reason behind the firing is unclear.

  • Wednesday, 06 December 2023
Woman's body awaits cremation for 30 hrs as two sons fight over death in Balasore
Woman's body awaits cremation for 30 hrs as two sons fight over death in Balasore

A quarrel broke out between two brothers as one of the siblings accused the other of killing their mother.

  • Wednesday, 29 November 2023
‘Bhikshuka Mela’: A distinctive feature of Balasore’s Boita Bandana Utsav   
‘Bhikshuka Mela’: A distinctive feature of Balasore’s Boita Bandana Utsav   

Every year, thousands of beggars from various parts of Odisha, neighbouring West Bengal, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh throng the river banks, seeking donations and alms from devotees.

  • Monday, 27 November 2023
Lovelorn youth tries to kidnap college girl at gunpoint in Balasore; roughed up by locals
Lovelorn youth tries to kidnap college girl at gunpoint in Balasore; roughed up by locals

A youth was thrashed by locals and subsequently handed over to the police on Friday while attempting to abduct a college-going girl at gunpoint.

  • Friday, 24 November 2023
Demand for district status to Nilagiri: Ex-MLA, supporters play beggars to raise funds
Demand for district status to Nilagiri: Ex-MLA, supporters turn beggars to raise funds

Activists of Nilagir Zilla Action Committee led by its convener Chittaranjan Sarangi on Wednesday visited shops, houses, and commercial establishments in the town seeking financial help to hold a massive padayatra from Nilagiri to Balasore on November 7 to exhort the government to accord district status to the region. 

  • Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Fermented liquor worth Rs 25L seized in Balasore
Fermented liquor worth Rs 25L seized during crackdown in Balasore

Police also seized items worth lakhs of rupees which were used for the preparation of the country liquor.

  • Tuesday, 17 October 2023
Balasore BJD too faction-ridden; disgruntled leaders vocal against Soro MLA
Balasore BJD too faction-ridden; disgruntled leaders vocal against Soro MLA

A faction of the BJD leaders led by the party’s district unit vice president Ashok Kumar Nayak has come out in the open challenging the leadership of Sora MLA Parsuram Dhada.

  • Sunday, 15 October 2023
Post Bahanaga train tragedy, AIIMS Bhubaneswar plans to set up high-tech forensic lab 
Post Bahanaga train tragedy, AIIMS Bhubaneswar plans to set up high-tech forensic lab 

The forensic lab will have a capacious morgue with massive cold storage units to preserve the bodies, a lab for viscera extraction, and a special lab for DNA testing.

  • Saturday, 14 October 2023
Odisha train tragedy: All 28 unclaimed bodies cremated by BMC
Odisha train tragedy: All 28 unclaimed bodies cremated by BMC

The process of cremation of unidentified bodies of the train accident which began on Tuesday evening was completed at about 8 am on Wednesday, BMC Mayor Sulochana Das said.

  • Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Minor siblings beg from door to door in Balasore
Minor siblings beg from door to door to raise funds for father's post-death rituals in Balasore

The incident has shocked several residents of the area as the little children are forced to beg at a tender age when they should have studied and played.

  • Tuesday, 10 October 2023
Baitarani breaches danger mark
Baitarani, Jalaka breach danger mark; flood fear grips residents

Similarly, water level in Salandi, Reba and Kapali rivers has also been rising.

  • Wednesday, 04 October 2023
Primary school teachers stage protest
Teachers’ strike: Balasore DEO asks Anganwadi workers to take responsibility of mid-day meals in schools

In the letter, Das mentioned that the Anganwadi centres located on the school premises will take responsibility for providing mid-day meals to the students of the concerned schools.

  • Saturday, 16 September 2023
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