Tag: Basta

Flood Threat In Odisha
Flood Threat In Odisha: Jalaka River Flows Over Danger Mark

Incessant rain in upper catchment areas has led to the rise in water level of Jalaka River, which is flowing above the danger mark at Mathani in Balasore.

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  • Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Brown sugar worth Rs 16 lakh seized; 1 arrested

Balasore: Continuing its crackdown on illegal sale of drugs, the Excise department today seized brown sugar worth Rs 16 lakh from Basta area of Balasore district and arrested a suspected drug peddler. Acting on a tip-off, the Cuttack Central Excise Intelligence conducted raids in Basta area and seized 155 grams of brown sugar from one […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Fire destroys crops over 40 acre farmland in Balasore

Balasore: Paddy crops were destroyed after fire spread over 40 acre farmland in Dhuliuda village under Basta block of Balasore district today. As per reports, the fire started from Natakata panchayat area and in no time engulfed the crops. Though villagers tried to bring the fire under control, their efforts hardly yielded any result. Sources […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
1 killed, 15 injured in separate road mishaps

Bhubaneswar: One person was killed and 15 injured in separate road mishaps across the State today. A truck hit a car near Jarpada in Angul following which one of the car passengers was killed whereas two sustained critical injuries. In another road accident, eight persons were injured when a picnic bus returning from Tirthgada of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Irate locals block NH-60 after villager killed in mishap

Balasore: Irate locals blocked NH-60 near Phuladi Chhak under Sahadebkhunta police limits demanding an ex gratia for family of a villager, who was run over by a truck on the national highway this morning. They sought the district administration’s intervention in setting up of proper traffic management system at the chhak as five persons have […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Raghunath Mohanty meets CM to be ‘active’ in party activities

Bhubaneswar: Nearly four years after staying away from BJD affairs, former minister and senior BJD leader Raghunath Mohanty today met party supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik at his residence here and promised to participate actively in party activities. “It was just a courtesy call. I am a disciplined worker of the party. I will […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Basta Police Station- Suicide, Jaleswar
Police SI found hanging on Basta Police Station premises

Jaleswar: A day after the death of Basta Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Kunwar Majhi in a road accident, his friend SI Jagannath Nayak was found hanging in the quarters on the premises of the police station. According to sources, prima facie it is said to be an act of suicide. A suicide note has also […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
30 killed, 36 injured in lightning in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 30 people died and 36 more seriously injured in lightning in several places across Odisha today. Of the 30 killed, eight are from Bhadrak, seven from Balasore district, six from Khurda district, three from Jajpur, two from Nayagarh and one each from Kendrapara, Sambalpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts. Reports from Balasore district […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
BJP announces candidates for 4 Assembly constituencies in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) on Wednesday announced candidates for four Assembly constituencies–Champua, Bhograi, Basta and Niali. Senior leader and former minister Raghunath Mohanty, who joined the BJP at the saffron party’s Odisha headquarters in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, has been fielded from Basta constituency. Raghunath had joined the BJP at party’s Mishrana Parba in the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Series Of Loots Leaves Balasore Police On Its Toes

Balasore: Robberies and a loot bid from as many as three different places in the same night in Balasore have left the district police on its toes. According to reports, some unidentified miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments worth around Rs 10 lakh from Sanjana Jewellery by breaking open the shutter of the shop at […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Odisha Man Nabbed For Online Fraud By Delhi Police;100 SIM, Aadhaar Cards Seized

Balasore: A police team from Delhi’s Amar Colony Police Station on Saturday arrested a 35-year-old man from Basta area in Balasore district on the charges of online fraud and duping an export and import company of the national capital. The accused has been identified as Sanmay Panda. He has been arrested by Delhi police with […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021