In a tragic incident, 2 minor boys drowned in a pond on Friday in Alipingal Village under Nimapara Police limits. The mishap took place while the victims were collecting miniature boats set afloat in the Pond on the occasion of Kartika Purnima. The victims have been identified as 7-year-old Shakti Sahu & 10-year-old Sairam Barik.
In a shocking incident, a youth went missing after he was reportedly dragged by a crocodile into the river. The incident was reported from Pattamundai area of Kendrapara and the victim has been missing since Friday.
Rourkela: Mystery shrouds the death of a Class X girl student whose body was recovered from Brahmani River near Panposh area here today. The minor girl, whose identity is yet to be established, had gone missing from the market yesterday. After her body was found floating in the river today, the family members were informed. […]
Kendrapara: Rampant and illegal use of chemicals to catch fish is allegedly taking a toll on the aquatic ecosystem of three major rivers flowing through Kendrapara district besides endangering the livelihood of hundreds of fishermen depending on the rivers. Around 600 fishermen of Aul Tehsil, who depend on the Kharasrota river, Brahmani river and Kani […]
Dhenkanal: Personnel of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and Fire Services continued search and rescue operation on Sunday to trace the four persons who went missing after the boat they were ferrying, capsized in Brahmani River near Khadakprasad ghat under Motanga Police limits in Dhenkanal district last night. Sources said, around nine people including […]
Rourkela/Sundergarh: Protesting irregularities in land allocation to people and families displaced for the construction of the second bridge over Brahmani River, the affected residents today staged protest in front of Lathikata tehsil office in Sundergarh today. Even after the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) had ordered to restart the construction work of second bridge […]
Rourkela: Reiterating his demand for early completion of the second bridge over Brahmani River and Super Speciality Hospital cum Medical College at Rourkela, local MLA Dilip Ray today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his letter, Ray reminded Modi of the latter’s promise to complete the second bridge over Brahmani river made not only […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday sent a strong message to the Centre over construction of second bridge on Brahmani River in Rourkela. Speaking to media, Patniak said Odisha govt would hold talks with the Centre on second bridge over Brahmani river issue and if the latter fails to begin the work, the […]
Rourkela: A minor boy drowned while one more boy went missing while taking bath in the Brahmani river near Panposh today. The deceased has been identified as Pradyut Barik, a resident of the Chhend colony. The incident occurred when four minor boys went to the river to take bath. Suddenly, the river water current swept […]
Jajpur/ Kendrapara: Providing much needed respite to people in Jajpur district, flood waters have started receding in many parts of the district. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) sources said flood situation in several areas of the district has improved as the water level in river Brahmani dropped by two feet at Bari today. However, the villages […]
Bhubaneswar: A woman today jumped into Bramhani river along with her five-year-old daughter in Kendrapara district over suspected family feud. The mother-daughter duo was fished out by fire brigade officials with the help of locals and rushed to the nearby hospital but declared dead on arrival. The woman, from Sorisada village under Aul block, allegedly […]
Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of the Mahanadi water sharing dispute with Chhattisgarh, Odisha is likely to run into similar dispute with neighbouring Jharkhand, believes BJP MLA Dilip Ray. The senior BJP leader on Friday raised an alarm over shrinking water level of Brahmani river. In a Facebook post, Ray has attributed the significant drop […]
Talcher: Two school students drowned while taking bath in Brahmani river at Talcher in Angul district today. The 11th standard students of the DAV School in MCL Jagannath area drowned after being pulled by strong current in the river while taking bath at Paschimeswar Ghat, police said. Also Read: First year engineering student of VSSUT […]
Dhenkanal: The death toll in Dhenkanal boat capsize incident increased to four while two more persons are still missing after a boat carrying as many as 24 people capsized in Brahmani River in the district on Monday. The Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) team has recovered a body a woman this afternoon from Mandar […]
Rourkela: Three youths, including one who was on a visit here from Mumbai drowned while taking bath in river Brahmani on the outskirts of Odisha?s Steel City of Rourkela today, police said. One of the youths slipped into deep water while taking bath at Tarkera Ghat of the river and then the other two were […]