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ACF Death Case
Odisha ACF Death: Family Seeks Truth As ‘Another Notebook Of Wife Surfaces’

In a major development in the mysterious death of Paralakhemundi ACF Soumyaranjan Mohapatra, a new notebook reportedly belonging to wife Bidyabharti has come to the fore.

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Hostage Drama In Odisha Ends After Gunshots; Gunman Arrested

After a high drama, all three members of a family were rescued by police and fire services personnel from the captivity of a youth at Santipada area in Bolangir Town on Tuesday.

Admin Apathy
'Admin Apathy': Dogs Feast On Half-Burnt Bodies Of Covid-19 Victims In Bolangir

With Coronavirus pandemic unleashing a crisis of unprecedented magnitude, shocking reports of denial of a dignified farewell to victims continued to pour in from various parts of Odisha

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Elephant Attack Kills 4 In Odisha

Bargarh: As many as four persons were trampled to death by wild tuskers in different areas of the State on Wednesday. According to reports, three persons including an elderly man…

Bolangir
Odisha: College Student Roughed Up By Miscreants In Bolangir, Video Goes Viral

Bolangir: In a gruesome incident, a college student was brutally beaten by a group of miscreants inside a forest in Bolangir. A video of the barbaric attack which was captured…

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Minor Odisha Migrant Workers Thrashed By Middleman At Andhra Brick Kiln, Video Goes Viral

Bolangir: A middleman from Kantabanji area in the district has been detained by the police for allegedly beating up two minor boys mercilessly at a brick kiln in Andrha Pradesh…

Migrant Labourer
Traumatised Raped Divyang Migrant Labourer From Odisha Awaits Justice

Bolangir: Born mute, Pinki (Name Changed) from Belapada block in the district could not utter a word, let alone narrate her ordeal, when three miscreants ravaged her modesty. Her feeble…

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6 Persons Held For Killing WB Mason In Odisha’s Bolangir

Bolangir: At least six persons were arrested by Bolangir Town Police on Saturday on charges of murdering a mason from West Bengal on March 4. As per reports, the deceased mason Bani Sheik was staying with his five other colleagues and uncle Hyder Ali at a rented house at Sarobarpada area. All of them hails […]

Vice chairman arrested
Odisha: Panchayat Samiti Vice-Chairman Held For Manhandling Assistant Engineer In Bolangir

Bolangir: Police on Wednesday arrested vice-chairman of Punitala panchayat samiti Santosh Gurandi for allegedly manhandling to an assistant engineer in the district. Gurandi who had allegedly been terrorising block staffers many times had allegedly manhandled engineer Narendra Kumar Naik recently. Naik lodged a complaint with police in this regard. Similarly, Puintala Block Development Officer (BDO) […]

Odisha: Miller Booked For Rice Fraud Worth Rs 6 Crore
Odisha: Miller Booked For Rice Fraud Worth Rs 6 Crore

Bolangir: At a time when irregularities in paddy procurement have triggered massive public outburst in Odisha, a mega rice scam to the tune of Rs 6 crore by a miller has come to fore in Bolangir district. The rice fraud by the proprietor of Liluram Rice Mill at Kantabanji came to light after a crackdown […]

Group Clash In Bolangir
Odisha: Fierce Group Clash In Bolangir Leaves 2 Dead, Toll May Rise

Bolangir: At least two persons were killed and several others are feared dead in a fierce clash between two rival groups over a suspected past enmity at Jarasinga village under Deogaon police limits in Bolangir on Saturday. As per reports, one Dhanamata Raut of Jarasingha Baharapada suffered a heavy loss when a fire broke out […]

Sulia Jatra
Odisha: Bloodbath Marks Initiation Of Sulia Jatra In Bolangir

Bolangir: The famous Sulia Jatra kicked off with its animal sacrifice rituals amid Covid-19 guidelines at Khairaguda in Deogarh block of the district on Tuesday under the strict deployment of the district administration and police officials. Thousands of birds and animals including goats, sheep, buffaloes, ducks, pigeons and roosters were sacrificed at Bada Khala in […]

WATCH: Dacoit Gang Surrenders Before Police After High Drama
WATCH: Dacoit Gang Surrenders Before Police After High Drama In Odisha

Bolangir: High drama unfolded near Kutasinga village in Bolangir district when a group of dacoits surrendered after keeping the police personnel on their toes for several hours. The incident has been reported from the forest road leading to Kutasinga village which falls under Loisingha police jurisdiction in the district. According to sources, a five-member robber […]

Bolangir
Life Of Disadvantage But Dreams Of Gold: Tale Of Two Budding Shooters From Odisha

Bolangir: Cardboards wrapped around school pillars with hand-made paper targets stuck on them. The sight of a boy and a girl with air rifles in their hands shooting at the targets with impeccable accuracy enthralls all who visit the Patitapabana Academy in the western Odisha town of Bolangir. This is the story of two promising […]

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Odisha: 'Sulia Yatra To Be Organised On January 19'

Bolangir: The famous Sulia Yatra in Bolangir district will be organised on January 19 this year in strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines. The annual festival is observed by the tribals of Khairguda and Kumuria villages under Deogaon block of the district. The Yatra organising committee on Tuesday finalised the date of the festival in a […]

Vigilance
Odisha: Central Cooperative Bank Branch Manager, Panchayat Executive Officer In Bolangir Under Vigilance Scanner

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at several places linked to the branch manager of Central Cooperative Bank in Titlagarh and Puintala panchayat executive officer (PEO) in Bolangir district on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. A team from Bolangir Vigilance division conducted searches in the houses and office of Sagar Rana, the manager […]

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Odisha: Vigilance Raid On Three Officials over DA cases

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday have carried out raids at the residences and offices of three officials at several places in the State over disproportionate assets cases. The anti-graft agency has conducted raids on the house of Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) working at a court in Tirtol in Jagatsinghpur district on charges of amassing properties disproportionate […]

Migrant workers rescued
Odisha: 8 Children Among 29 Rescued While Trafficked To AP

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the State government on strict enforcement of laws to curb the trafficking of people to and from Odisha to work as migrant labourers, the illegal activities continue unabated in the district. In another such case, as many as 29 migrant workers including eight children and 11 women were rescued […]

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DA Case: Special Planning Authority Tracer In Vigilance Net

Bolangir: The Vigilance sleuths on Monday raided houses and property associated with one Jibadish Patra – a tracer engaged in the office of Special Planning Authority in Bolangir, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Three teams of the anti-graft officials from Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sonepur and Bolangir divisions conducted simultaneous […]

Fire breaks out
Bolangir: Fire Breaks Out In Fruit Market, Property Worth Over Rs 5 Lakh Gutted

Bolangir: One person sustained severe burn injuries while property worth over Rs 5 lakh was reduced to ashes following a major fire that broke out in a fruit market in the town on Thursday night. On receiving information, a firefighting team rushed to the spot and doused the flames. However, the exact cause behind the […]

Migrant workers
Odisha: 21 Migrant Workers Rescued While Being Taken To Andhra

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the government on enforcement of strict laws to curb trafficking of migrant labourers to and from Odisha, the illegal activities continue unabated in many parts of the State. As many as 21 migrant labourers including four women and 17 men were rescued from Kantabanji railway station while they were […]

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Odisha: Families Of Missing Children Narrate Their Journey Of Hope Against Hope

Bhubaneswar: Sleepless nights, endless tears and the memories of their missing children. Who knows what these families are going through! Seems the only thing that has kept them alive is a rare hope to see their kids back home. Recalling the past horrors that still haunt many, two incidents from Bolangir district have rubbed salt […]

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Boudh Car Lifting Bid: 8 Arrested Youths Are Members Of Major Dacoity Gang, Say Police

Boudh: The eight persons, who were detained by Purunakatak police on Sunday night during a car lifting bid, are part of a major criminal gang involved in a series of loot and dacoity incidents in several parts of Odisha. One pistol, sharp weapons and several other articles have been seized from the eight accused, said […]

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Man, 3-Yr-Old Son Killed As Bike Catches Fire After Collision With SUV

Bolangir: In a tragic incident, a man and his three-year-old son were killed when the bike they were riding caught fire after a SUV (Bolero jeep) hit it near Jambela square under Tusura police limits in the district on Friday. The wife of the deceased and another minor son sustained critical injuries in the accident. […]

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Paschim Odisha Krushak Sanghatahan To Hit Streets On Dec 5

Sambalpur: The Paschim Odisha Krushak Sanghatahan, an outfit fighting for the rights of farmers in western Odisha, on Saturday warned the government of a massive protest from December 5 in protest against the current procedure of paddy procurement and the token system. At a press meet, the outfit announced that the activists of the organisation […]