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Tag: Birmaharajpur

Heavy Rain Batters Sonepur; Triggers Flood-Like Situation

Sonepur: With the intensification of a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal, incessant and heavy rainfall lashed many parts of Odisha including Sonepur where excess rainwater has triggered a flood-like situation on Wednesday. Several areas in Birmaharajpur, Ulunda and Sonepur blocks of the district have been marooned by floodwater hitting normal life. Vehicular communication […]

Farmers observe 12-hour bandh in Birmaharajpur

Sonepur: Farmers of Birmaharajpur in Sonepur district called for a 12-hour strike in the town today protesting non-fulfilment of their various demands. As per reports, farmers under the aegis of Birmaharajpur Farmer Council are observing the dawn-to-dusk shutdown demanding probe into irregularities in renovation works of Harihar Jor main canal and construction of a new […]

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Five of a family injured by miscreants during loot bid

Sonepur: In a loot bid, five members of a family sustained grievous injuries after being attacked by unknown armed miscreants here in Bishipada village under Birmaharajpur police limits of Sonepur district late Friday night. The injured were immediately rushed to Sonepur Headquarters Hospital where they are undergoing treatment. The incident occurred at around 2pm last […]

Dacoity bid foiled; 4 of family injured in attack

Subarnapur: Four members of the family of Bahalpadar sarpanch were attacked by armed miscreants during a dacoity bid late last night in the district. The injured were rushed to the Birmaharajpur sub-divisional hospital and later shifted to the Burla hospital for better treatment. Informing media about the incident, Prafulla Patra, Subarnapur SP, said, “At around […]

Farmers’ body observes 12-hour bandh in Birmaharajpur

Birmaharajpur: Krushak Bikash Parishad, a farmers’ body, is observing a 12-hour bandh at Birmaharajpur in Subarnapur district today to protest against the non-payment of input subsidy and crop insurance dues to farmers who suffered crop loss in last year’s drought. The dawn-to-dusk bandh has disrupted normal life in the town as workers of the Praishad […]