Tag: Bhograi

Irate mob ransacks police outpost

Bhograi: Irate locals ransacked a police outpost and set a bike on fire after a clash between two communities in Bhograi block of Balasore district last night. Members of a particular community alleged they were attacked by miscreants of another community during Pata Parva celebrations. Following the attack, the first group demanded immediate action against […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jajpur road mishap
3 including doctor killed in road mishap in Jajpur

Jajpur: Three persons, including a doctor, were killed after the car they were travelling in was hit by an unidentified vehicle near Bandalo village under Badachana police limits in Jajpur district late on Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Paresh Mohapatra, a doctor of Cuttack City Hospital and a pharmacist. As per sources, the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Flood hits schools hard in Balasore

Balasore: The flood in Bhograi block of Balasore district has not only ruined the livelihood of people, but also paralysed study of students as most of the schools are marooned while some other completely submerged. The deluge has led to undeclared holidays for the students as well as teachers in many parts of the district. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha turns 81, identity crisis still haunts border residents

Bhubaneswar/Balasore: Even though Odisha is celebrating its 81st foundation day with much fanfare today in every nook and corner of the country and outside, thousands in the border area of the State are still struggling hard to find their identity even though being Odia by heart, culture and language. Meet Basant Jena of Sankhamedi village […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
1st phase panchayat polls: No polling in 9 GPs in 8 dists

Bhubaneswar: The first phase panchayat polls which began in Odisha this morning, witnessed poll boycott in nine Gram Panchayats in eight districts. In Khurda district, villagers of Daruthenga panchayat on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar boycotted the elections demanding shifting of the dump yard. The villagers did not turn up for voting at 13 booths in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Ambulance carrying dead body overturns, 5 killed

Vishakhapatnam: In a shocking incident, five persons including a 10-month old infant were killed and five others sustained critical injuries after an ambulance van fell off a culvert near Yalamanchali, nearly 60 km from here, on Sunday. The deceased are the residents of Aruhabruti village under Bhogarai block in Balasore district. The incident occurred when […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Spurned lover held for attacking girlfriend’s mother

Balasore: Bhograi Police arrested a youth for allegedly attacking a woman at Shyamanandipur area. The accused, identified as Sania Hui confessed to have committed the crime after the victim’s daughter rejected his marriage proposal, police said. Sources said, the critically injured woman has been shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital. Preliminary investigations revealed that […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Tehsildar’s wife accused of torturing employees in Balasore

Balasore: The wife of Bhograi block’s Tehsildar has been accused of engaging employees in her personal work and torturing them. As per the allegations, the lady treated the employees poorly and made them kneel down at her home. The matter came to light after some employees lodged a complaint before the district collector. “Tehsildar’s wife […]

  • Monday, 03 May 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
chadak mela
Covid Casts Shadow On Famous Chadak Mela

Balasore: The famous Chadaka Mela of Lord Baba Chandaneswar at Bhograi in the district has been cancelled this year due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. It was decided in a meeting attended by Bhograi MLA Anant Das, District Collector K Sudarshan Chakravarti, temple servitors, president of Chandaneswar Trust Board and some local intellectuals. However, the district […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021