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Fridge So Small!
Odisha Engineering Student Makes It To Record Books With Smallest Refrigerator

In a bid to facilitate storage of Covid-19 vaccines, a B.Tech student from Odisha has created the smallest functional refrigerator.

Government Officials
Vigilance Conducts Simultaneous Raids At 9 Places In Connection To 6 Ex-Govt Officials In Odisha

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.

Watch: Odisha Children Build Road On Their Own To Connect

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.

Tehsildar, BDO Cremate Covid-19 Vitim’s Body Unattended By Son In Chandbali

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 Celebrations
Low Key Eid Celebrations In Odisha Amid Covid-19 Restrictions

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

Water Crisis
H2Woes: Acute Drinking Water Crisis Hits Nabarangpur And Bhadrak Villagers

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…

Road To Crematorium
Ghost Who Works: Spooky Legend Galore Road To Crematorium In Odisha Village

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…

Cattle Smuggling
Odisha: Attack By Cow Smugglers Leaves 3 Vigilantes Critical In Bhadrak, 200 Cattle Rescued

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 […]

Odisha: Policeman In Bhadrak Booked For Misbehaving With Undertrial’s Wife

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 […]

Maha Shivaratri: Sec 144 At Dhabaleswar, Akhandaleswar; Subdued Celebrations At Lokanath Temple

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 […]

Cattle-laden vehicle seized
Odisha: 40 Cattle Rescued, Two Vehicles Seized In Bhadrak

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 […]

Ambulance Staff Detained For Abducting Patient, Relatives In Bhadrak

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 […]

Farmer's suicide bid
Farmer Consumes Poison Over Non-Procurement Of Paddy In Bhadrak

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 […]

sex racket
Odisha: Sex Racket Busted In Bhadrak, 2 Arrested

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 […]

Odisha: Std 8 Bhadrak Boy Remains Untraceable Since February 14
Odisha: Std 8 Bhadrak Boy Remains Untraceable Since February 14

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 […]

WATCH: Five Vehicles Including 4 Buses Gutted In Bhadrak Garage Fire

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 […]

10 Houses Gutted In Major Fire Mishap In Bhadrak

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, […]

Paddy procurement
BJP Goes War Mode Against Odisha Govt Over Katni Chhatni In Paddy Procurement

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 […]

Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized In Bhadrak

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 […]

Odisha: Over 1500 Sacks Of Paddy Gutted In Bhadrak

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 […]

Charansingh Meena
Odisha: Close Shave For Bhadrak SP As Truck Hits His Car

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 […]

Odisha: Akhandalamani Temple Reopens, Priests’ Families Get First Darshan

Bhadrak: The famous Akhandalamani Temple at Aradi in the district has reopened on Monday in strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols. The temple, which was remained shut for last nine months, has reopened in phased manner. In the first phase, the servitors and their family members have been allowed to have a glimpse of the Lord […]

Odisha: Akhandalamani Temple To Reopen Tomorrow, Biraja Shrine From Dec 29

Bhadrak: After a hiatus of long nine months, the famous Akhandalamani Temple at Aradi in the district will reopen from tomorrow amid strict Covid-19 protocols. The servitors and their family members will get the opportunity to have a glimpse of the Lord in first two days following which the shrine will be thrown open for […]

Akhandalamani Temple To Reopen On December 28; Click For SOP & Complete Schedule

Bhadrak: The popular shrine of Baba Akhandalamani will reopen on December 28 after remaining shut for months owning to Covid-19 pandemic. However, first privilege will be given to sevayats (servitors) and their family members for darshan, informed Bhadrak Collector Gyana Das on Monday. Apart from Baba Akhandalamani, other places of worship in the district will […]

Dawn-To-Dusk Bandh In Bhadrak For Medical College & Hospital

Bhadrak: Normal life has come to a standstill in Bhadrak as the district Congress is observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh demanding establishment of a medical college and hospital here. The 12-hour bandh observation which began at 6 AM this morning would continue till 6 PM. Shops, markets and business establishments in Bhadrak town have remained shut […]