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Elephant-Rescue
Elephant Attack Kills 4 In Odisha

Bargarh: As many as four persons were trampled to death by wild tuskers in different areas of the State on Wednesday. According to reports, three persons including an elderly man…

Chardhapalli panchayat
Upset Over Govt Apathy, Odisha Villagers Move To Merge With Chhattisgarh

Bargarh: At a time when border controversy over Kotia villages in Koraput district has emerged a major headache for the Odisha Government, another report that would eventually drag the State government into an embarrassment has come from a village in the district bordering Chhattisgarh. Residents of Chhardhapalli panchayat under Paikamal block near Padmapur in the […]

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Odisha: Ornaments Worth Over Rs 33 Lakh Go 'Missing' From SBI Locker In Bargarh

Bargarh: Gold ornaments worth over a whopping Rs 33 lakh is allegedly missing from a bank locker in the town. According to the complainant identified as Snigdha Tripathy, a resident of Mohantypada area in the town, she found that her bank locker at the State Bank of India, Main Branch at Bargarh was empty when […]

Accident
Odisha: 4 killed, 7 injured in separate mishaps

Bargarh/Kandhamal/Kalahandi: Four persons were killed and seven others injured, some of them critically, in three separate road accidents in Odisha. The first accident took place in Bargarh district when an auto rickshaw fell off a bridge at Sarnapali under Bijepur police limits in the district on Wednesday. Two died on the spot while seven others […]

farmer's son in ISRO
From A Sleepy Hamlet To ISRO: The Journey Of Odisha Farmer's Son To The Stars

Bargarh: Years of hard work and determination paid off for a youth in a farmer’s family in Odisha’s Bargarh district when he received an appointment letter from the elite Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan, a resident of Jharpali village under Ambabhona block of Bargarh district has been shortlisted as a Scientist/Engineer […]

Paddy procurement
Odisha: Paddy Procurement Comes To A Halt In Bargarh

Bargarh: The farmers across Bargarh district, known as Odisha’s rice bowl, have been repeatedly complaining about irregularities in the paddy procurement process, but strangely the district administration has just lent a deaf ear to their plight. Token system has been made compulsory for the farmers at the time of entry in the Mandis. But it […]

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Vigilance Raids Head-Master In Bargarh

Bargarh: A day after the vigilance sleuths discovered ‘ill-gotten’ properties worth crores from the possession a teacher in Gajapati district, the anti graft agency on Wednesday carried out similar raids at houses of a head-master in Bargarh district. Acting on a tip-off, the officials of the anti-corruption wing carried out searches at five places including […]

DHANU-YATRA
COVID-19 Pandemic: Administration Says No To Dhanu Yatra In Bargarh This Year

Bargarh: People will miss the much awaited Krishna leela during the Dhanu Yatra in Bargarh which is the largest open air theatre in the world this year. The district administration on Sunday decided not to hold the mega event in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Such decision was announced by Bargarh Collector after a […]

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Odisha Cabinet Nod For New Medical College In Kandhamal, Drinking Water Projects In Bargarh

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to construct a new medical college in Kandhamal and a 650-bedded Teaching Hospital for the existing medical college in Koraput. The Cabinet also gave nod for the construction of two mega drinking water projects in Bargarh district. The State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]

DA
Vigilance Raids PEO Over Charges Of Amassing DA

Bargarh: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted series of raids at the residence of Purandar Bhoi, a Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) of Dahita Panchayat in the district and several other locations in connection with charges of amassing disproportionate assets levelled against his name. As per reports, the state’s anti-corruption wing is conducting searches on Bhoi’s properties […]

Police-Villagers Face Off At Bargarh Village As Tension Erupts Over An Arrest
Police-Villagers Face Off At Bargarh Village As Tension Erupts Over Arrest

Bargarh: Tension flared at Burdha village under Bheden police limits of Bargarh following a faceoff between a team of police and local residents on Tuesday. According to sources, a police team reached the village to execute arrest of some accused in connection with a scuffle, however, the villagers prevented the cops from entering the village. […]

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Never Say Never: Tale Of Two Unputdownable Divyangs

Bargarh: He lost his ability to walk, but didn’t give up hope. Driven by a strong will-power and commitment to do it big, 35-year old Premananda Mallick, a Divyang since birth, has never blamed his destiny, but proved himself as an abled man. Wheel chair-bound Mallick of Bhejipalli under Bheden block in Bargarh is an […]

Bargarh-DHH
Tension Grips Bargarh DHH Following Pregnant Woman's Death

Bargarh: Tension prevailed at Bargarh district headquarters hospital after a pregnant woman died due to alleged medical negligence on Wednesday. According to reports, Rekha Mallik, wife of Manas Mallik, a resident of Katakiapada village was admitted to district headquarters hospital following labour pain. However, Rekha died during the operation. Following her death, family members of […]

Fire breaks out
Odisha: Fire Breaks Out At Paediatric Ward Of Hospital In Bargarh, No Injury Reported

Bargarh: Property worth lakhs were gutted in a major fire that broke out in the paediatric ward of the Bargarh District Headquarters Hospital here late on Sunday night. Fortunately, no casualty or injury was reported in the mishap as the ward was closed and no patients were inside. Medicines and furniture worth lakhs of rupees […]

Accident-Bargarh
Three Killed, Eight Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Bolangir: At least three persons were killed and eight others sustained injuries in two separate road accidents in Odisha on Sunday. Three persons were killed following a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw near Sarsara Chhak on Bargarh-Barpalli road. The identity of the three deceased could not be ascertained till the latest reports […]

Watch: Moving Car Catches Fire In Bargarh, Close Shave For Driver
Watch: Moving Car Catches Fire In Bargarh, Close Shave For Driver

Bargarh: The driver of a car had a narrow escape after the moving vehicle caught fire near Bhatili Chhak under Town police station here on Saturday. According to the sources, the driver of the ill-fated car immediately came out of the vehicle after he detected smoke. Soon after, the car caught fire. “While driving, I […]

Fake Medicines
Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing Unit Busted In Bargarh

Bargarh: In a joint operation, drug inspectors from Sambalpur and Bargarh and a police team busted a fake Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing unit at Rushuda village under the Bheden Police Station in Bargarh, Saturday. The team seized large quantity of fake Covid-19 vaccines, packets, powder and chemical materials from the unit which was run by one […]

Religious-places
Odisha Sanctions Rs 23 Crore For Development Of Amenities At Religious Sites

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday sanctioned Rs 23 Crore for the development of pilgrim amenities at various religious institutions of the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sanctioned the money for development of facilities at various religious institutions which included 10 Temples, 5 Churches, 6 Mosques and 2 Gurudwaras. Each religious institution will get an assistance […]

Dhanu-Jatra
Dhanu Jatra: Stage Set For King Kansa's Reign In Bargarh

Bargarh: The western Odisha town of Bargarh is all set to stage 71st edition of the world’s largest open air play, Dhanu Jatra from tomorrow. The 11-day open theatre will showcase the triumph of good over evil and portrayal of the mythological rule of demon king Kansa followed by his demise at the hands of […]

Auto-rickshaw
Bizarre! Auto Rickshaw Driver In Odisha 'Fined For Not Wearing Helmet'

Sonepur: Bizarre as it may sound, but an auto driver was fined in Sonepur for not wearing a helmet. As per reports, one Ram Banchhor of Nilabandhapara in Bargarh, who owns an auto rickshaw bearing registration number of OR-17H-5743 was fined Rs 6,000 by Sonepur RTO for not wearing a helmet and using mobile phone […]

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Sambalpur Farmers End Agitation Over Token System

Sambalpur: The agitation by farmers in Sambalpur district against centralised token system in paddy procurement was called off last night following written assurance from the district administration. Sub-collector Anirudh Pradhan reportedly assured the agitating farmers to look into their five-point charter of demands following which they withdrew their strike. “The farmers have five demands which […]

Jagdalpur-Police
Fake Tehsildar Arrested In Odisha

Bargarh: Police on Saturday arrested a man for allegedly extorting money from a tractor owner of Adapani village in the district by posing as Tehsildar. The imposter, identified as Pritviraj, had allegedly extorted Rs 23,000 from the tractor owner in May this year by introducing himself as the Tehsildar of Jharabandha. Later, the tractor owner […]

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'No Token, No Paddy Procurement' Irk Farmers In Odisha

Bargarh: After getting assurance from Minister Sushant Singh on Thursday, farmers in western Odisha called off protest with a hope that they could sell their paddy without tokens. However, the market yard authorities in several parts of Bargarh district are allegedly not accepting paddy without tokens. Hundreds of paddy sacks are now lying unattended in […]

Farmers-protest
Odisha Farmers Stand Firm Against Token System Despite Collector's Intervention

Sambalpur/ Bargarh: Intensifying agitation against the introduction of centralised token system for procurement of paddy in the current kharif season, hundreds of irate farmers in Bargarh barged into the Collectorate and locked the main gate demanding intervention of the Collector. Following a discussion with the leaders of the farming community, the Collector said that the […]

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Two Odisha Government Officials in Vigilance Net

Bargarh/Paradip: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday raided the residences and offices of two government officials on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income. As per reports, the Vigilance officials today conducted raids on the office and residences of the Assistant Engineer of Lift Irrigation Department in Bargarh district, Baikuntha Rout. Simultaneous raids […]