Tag: Brahmagiri

Lulu Sena activists ransack Brahmagiri police outpost

Puri: Tension prevailed at the Brahmagiri Satapara police outpost when some activists of the Lulu Sena barged in and ransacked the outpost here on Monday. According to sources, the activists against whom cases were filed during polls, had a heated argument with the outpost officer over bail matter. The situation further deteriorated after the enraged […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mega Water Project
Even after 5 years, Mega Water Project in Brahmagiri a distant dream

Puri: Even after five years, the Mega Water Project in Bhandarikuda village under Rayabidhar panchayat of Brahmagiri block in Puri district, is incomplete. The project, once functional, would cater to the drinking water needs of 59 villages. Being a coastal area, Bhandarikuda and nearby villages do not get pure drinking water. Even in case of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Repolling on at some booths in 4 blocks amid tight security

Brahmagiri/Ghasipura/Bhuban: Amid tight security arrangements repolling is on at different places across Odisha where voting process was cancelled due to loot of ballot box, booth capturing and other poll-related disturbances in the recently concluded four phases panchayat polls. CCTV cameras were installed at booth no 6 in Mathapatna village under Ambapada panchayat and booth no […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Young woman beaten up for refusing to share WhatsApp number

Brahmagiri: Two youths were arrested and forwarded to court by the Brahmagiri police today for beating up a college girl student after she refused to share her mobile number with the accused. Sources said the arrested persons, Ganesh Pradhan and Kartik Pradhan, asked the girl victim for the mobile number in which WhatsApp is installed […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha annual bird census concludes

Bhubaneswar/Athagarh/Brahmagiri: The Wildlife wing of the Odisha Forest department today undertook simultaneous bird counting at the Ansupa lake, Mahanadi river bed, Brahmagiri range and three forest divisions in Baripada. Total 67 teams were formed and participated in the bird census at Ansupa lake and the Mahanadi river bed under the Athagarh range. Goura Gopal Singh, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
24-hr bandh hits normal life in Puri

Puri: Demanding houses for the victims of cyclone Phailin, the Puri district Phailin Action Committee resorted to a 24-hour bandh at Brahmagiri and Kurshnaprasad blocks in the district today. As part of the protest, members of the body have blocked the road from Puri to Prayagi by burning tyres at various squares They have also […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Dead whale shark washes ashore at Baidhara Pentha beach

Brahmagiri: Body of a 42-ft long and 28-ft wide whale shark belonging to an endangered species found at Baidhara Pentha beach in Brahmagiri of Puri district today morning. Satapada range forest staff reached the spot to examine under what possible circumstances the marine mammal has died and reached the shore. Satapada Ranger Achyutananda Das said, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Eve teasing: Irate students demand arrest of accused

Brahmagiri: Tension ran high in Brahmagiri area after the students of Brahmeswar College staged a road blockade on Brahmagiri-Delang road this morning demanding immediate arrest of a non-student for misbehaving a Plus Two girl student by passing lewd comments and attacking her with a blade recently. The students later withdrew the blockade after police assured […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Naveen unveils developmental projects in Kakatpur, Brahmagiri

Puri: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday dedicated a number of developmental projects in Kakatpur and Brahmagiri Assembly constituencies. According to reports, Patnaik dedicated a newly constructed fire station, anganwadi centre and health centre after reaching Kakatpur block ground today at 11.30 am. Besides, the chief minister also laid foundation stones of many developmental projects […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Chair hurled at minister Sanjay Dasburma at college function

Brahmagiri: Food minister Sanjay Dasburma today faced students’ ire here at Alaranath Vocational College when some students threw chair at him during a function. The incident occurred when the minister was about to occupy the dias at the inaugural function of the college. Some students, believed to be backed by Opposition parties, shouted at him […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Phailin-hit people in Puri stage demonstration, demand houses

Puri: The Phailin-affected residents of Brahmagiri in Puri district staged demonstration in front of the block office today pressing for concrete houses under the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project (ODRP). Around hundred members of Phailin Kriyanusthan Committee including women sloganeered against the district administration and staged demonstration in front of the block office today. The agitating […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Bird flu detected in Puri, culling operation to be intensified

Puri: Odisha government today sounded ‘Bird Flu’ alert following detection of avian influenza virus in four villages under Krushnaprasad block of Puri district. Fisheries and Animal Resources Development department secretary, Vishal Gagan informed that a massive culling operation inside private poultry farms in the affected villages including Sana Sahi, Maluda and Patharganj will be undertaken […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
BJD activists up in arms against senior leader Sanjay Das Burma

Puri: Rift surfaced in Brahmagiri unit of ruling BJD after a faction of party leaders and activists targeted party MLA and senior leader Sanjay Das Burma alleging him of only doing politics by installing plaques and not carrying out any development work. A group of party workers in a press meet on Sunday alleged that […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Bike theft racket busted in Puri; 8 arrested, 33 bikes seized

Puri: Amid concerns that the pilgrim city of Puri and Brahmagiri area have turned into a haven for miscreants and bike theft gangs, Puri Police today busted a bike lifting racket which was active in the area and was allegedly involved in many theft cases. As per reports, Police have arrested eight persons and seized […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Sans stretcher & defunct lift, woman delivers baby on hospital floor

Puri: In yet another glaring example of poor healthcare services in the State, a pregnant woman reportedly delivered a baby outside the lift of Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) after her family members allegedly failed to get any stretcher to shift her to the ward of the hospital on Saturday night. Moreover, the lift was […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021