Then State came to know her plight when her distress requests for generous donations to save her Covid-19 positive husband made headlines. Abhisekh had tested positive for the infection just eight days after their marriage.
In yet another instance of medical negligence, an elderly patient was allegedly administered a wrong injection at Basudevpur community health centre in Bhadrak. The matter came to light after tension erupted at the hospital over alleged recklessness of the on-duty nurse.
A Class-IV employee of the Works department in Balasore was caught red handed by the Vigilance sleuths while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh on Friday. He was subsequently put under arrest.
The Bhadrak police on Tuesday had again seized over 1kg brown sugar having a market value of Rs 1.3 cr. The police have arrested two persons in the matter.
In a bid to facilitate storage of Covid-19 vaccines, a B.Tech student from Odisha has created the smallest functional refrigerator.
The Vigilance department carried out simultaneous raids at several places related to six retired government officials in Odisha in connection with a land fraud case probe on Monday.
These images are from Bagamara village in Bhadrak district. These children can be seen toiling hard, not forced by anyone, but by the sheer apathy of administration. They have volunteered to construct a road in their village. Using chips and other materials, these children took it upon themselves to execute this work While this thoughtful action has garnered praise, it has also hurled questions at the authorities.
At a time when family members are refusing to touch bodies of Covid-19 victims due to social stigma or fear attached to the pandemic, a Tehsildar and a BDO in Chandbali set a humanitarian precedent for the rest to follow
Eid ul Fitr is being celebrated among the Muslim communities across Odisha today in a low-key manner due to the restrictions imposed to contain Covid-19 cases in the State
Nabarangpur: With the onset of scorching summer, villages in Nabarangpur and Bhadrak districts are grappling with acute drinking water crisis. For the residents of Nuahirli village, the only source of…
Bhadrak: Mystery shrouds the construction of a concrete road to a crematorium at Malipadi village under Bhandaripokhari in the district which locals claim no one knows who built it and…
Bhadrak: Three cow vigilantes were seriously injured in a fight with the cattle smugglers at National Highway No 16 near Ranital in the district on Wednesday. The injured have been admitted to the Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital in critical conditions. According to reports, a team of cow vigilantes under the banner of Go Surakhya Samiti […]
Bhadrak: In a bizarre incident, a police Havaldar from Bhandaripokhari police station was held captive by residents of Khadisinga village in the district for allegedly misbehaving with the wife of a person who had been arrested recently. The policeman, identified as Harmohan, was later handed over to the police station where an FIR has been […]
Cuttack/Bhadrak/Puri: In the wake of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, the Maha Shivaratri (Jagara Jatra) on March 11 will be observed without public participation at many Shiva shrines across Odisha. The Cuttack district administration has decided to impose prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC around the famous Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh area to […]
Bhadrak: Police on Tuesday seized two vehicles allegedly transporting cattle in an illegal manner on NH-16 near Gelapur square under Rural police station in the district. Two pick-up vans laden with cattle were intercepted by the members of a local social organisation while two other vans allegedly engaged in the illegal trade have fled. On […]
Bhadrak: In a bizarre incident, staff of a ‘108’ ambulance allegedly abducted a patient and his parents in the emergency vehicle in Urban police station area in the district on Monday. According to reports, a patient undergoing treatment at district headquarters hospital was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. Parents of the […]
Bhadrak: A farmer fell seriously ill after consuming poison in a bid to commit suicide due to non-procurement of his paddy by the Self Help Group at Bandha Gaan panchayat in the district on Saturday. Ramakrushna Panda, a farmer of Panchapada under Bandha Gaan Gramp Panchayat had been issued token to sell his paddy. He […]
Bhadrak: Police on Sunday busted a sex racket operating at a rented house at Dagamundara under Urban police limits in the district. Police rescued four women besides arresting two persons allegedly involved in the illicit trade. Sources said, four women were residing at the rented house for the last 15 days. Locals started suspecting their […]
Bhadrak: A minor boy studying in Class VIII has reportedly gone missing from his home since the last five days from Jagannathpur area under Bhadrak Town Police limits here. The boy, son of Rabindra Sahoo of ward no-10 from Jagannathpur area in the town, has remained untraceable after he went missing on February 14. Rabindra […]
Bhadrak: Four buses and an SUV gutted after a major fire broke out at a garage on National Highway-16 near Dahanigadia Chhak here in the district in the early hours of Wednesday. The bus staff, who were sleeping inside the buses, managed a narrow escape in the incident. Eyewitnesses said the fire broke at around […]
Bhadrak: At least 10 houses were gutted in a major fire mishap at Balajitpada village under Kalei panchayat of Bhadrak district late on Thursday night. The entire property destroyed in the blaze belongs to four families who have now been rendered homeless after the mishap. The cause of fire has not been ascertained yet. However, […]
Bhadrak: Members of the State BJP unit led by party chief, Samir Mohanty turned the heat on Odisha government with a massive protest at Bhadrak district supply office on Thursday alleging corruption and irregularity in paddy procurement in several mandis in Bhandaripokhari constituency. The Opposition party argued that delay in lifting paddy is not the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Tuesday seized brown sugar weighing 1.14 kg following a raid in Bhadrak on Monday. The cost of the narcotics in the international market is believed to be over Rs 1 crore. As per reports, a team of STF conducted a raid at Bhadrak-Chandbali road after […]
Bhadrak: More than 1500 sacks of paddy have been reduced to ashes after a major fire broke out at a godown of a paddy trader at Sashtrighat near Chandabali in the district on Saturday. Though the exact cause of the blaze has not yet been ascertained, electric short circuit is suspected to be the reason […]
Bhadrak: The Superintendent of Police (SP) of Bhadrak, Charan Singh Meena on Tuesday escaped an accident narrowly after a truck hit his car on national highway 16 near Bhandaripokhari Square in the district. The IPS officer is safe while his car got partially damaged. The driver of the truck has been detained. He is being […]