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Tag: Daringbadi

Stipend of college students 'embezzled' by college authorities in Kandhamal
Stipend of college students 'embezzled' by college authorities in Kandhamal

The students also alleged that the college authorities forged their signatures and embezzled the scholarship money worth over lakhs in the past two years.

Odisha Shivers
8 Below 10: Odisha Experiences Cold Wave As Mercury Plummets Further

Odisha is starting to experience severe cold wave as mercury has plummeted further in the state. Daringbadi, the Kashmir of Odisha, was the coldest with night temperature dropping in the area to 6.5 degree Celsius. While eight places recorded temperature below 10 degrees, twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar shivered at 12 degrees and 12.2 degrees, respectively.

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Daringbadi CHILLING
Winter Sets In Odisha’s Kashmir Daringbadi, Locals Narrate Their Experience

Daringbadi, popular as Odisha’s Kashmir, has started to witness foggy and cold conditions. Six places in Odisha recorded temperature below 15 degree Celsius on Tuesday, while Daringbadi was the coldest at 11 degC.

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Winter In Daringbadi
Odisha's Kashmir 'Daringbadi' Witnesses Foggy Conditions Ahead Of Winter

Odisha's Kashmir 'Daringbadi' Witnesses Foggy Conditions Ahead Of Winter

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bus overturns
Odisha: Bus Falls Off Ghat In Kandhamal, 1 Killed

Baliguda: A man was killed and six others injured some of them critically, when a bus they were travelling in fell off a ghat at Petarabadi under Daringbadi police station here in Kandhamal district on Saturday. The bus was enroute to Ranipanga from Daringbadi in the district when the mishap took place.  The driver lost […]

Cold Wave
Odisha: Cold Wave Likely To Return From Today

Bhubaneswar: The cold wave condition is likely to make a come back to as many as 18 districts of Odisha from today even as many parts of the State especially interior regions have received a brief respite from the intense cold for the last couple of days. The Weather department warned of cold wave condition […]

In Pics: Odisha Reels Under Intense Cold With Steady Dip In Mercury

Bhubaneswar: Intense cold wave continues to sweep parts of Odisha with temperature plummeting to below 10 degree Celsius at several regions in the State. “Minimum temperatures observed appreciable fall at a few places in the districts of south coastal Odisha and at one or two places in the districts of south interior Odisha,” an India […]

Two government officials in Vigilance net
Odisha: Gram Rozgar Sevak, Horticulture Overseer In Vigilance Net In Graft Case

Nabarangpur/Kandhamal: Two government officials from Odisha have landed in Vigilance net on graft charges in two separate developments in the State in the last two days. Vigilance officials on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at the houses and office of Himanchal Bagh, Gram Rozgar Sevak of Singhsari GP under Umerkote block of Nabarangpur district for allegedly […]

Cold Wave Sweeps Odisha, Mild Frost In Phulbani, Daringbadi (See Pictures)

Phulbani: Intense cold wave continued to sweep several parts of Odisha while Phulbani and Daringbadi in Kandhamal district witnessed mild frost as temperature in these two places dipped below 5 degree Celsius on Wednesday morning. A thin layer of ice was seen on ground, above the roofs of cars and houses in interior areas of […]

In Pictures: Cold Wave Condition Continues In Odisha; Orange, Yellow Warning Issued For These Districts

Bhubaneswar: The cold wave conditions continued to sweep several parts of Odisha and have now extended further into the North and North-Western districts. As per the Meteorological department’s (MeT) forecast, several places in Odisha endured chilly weather with a sharp drop in mercury levels to below 10 degree Celsius. As per the forecast, Orange warning […]

Odisha winter
Odisha’s Kandhamal In The Grip Of Shivering Cold, Foggy Conditions

Kandhamal: Over the last few days, cold wave condition seems to be tightening its grip in Odisha’s Kandhamal district. Chilly winds coupled with dense fog conditions has made things bittersweet for people here as they are bracing up for a harsh winter this year. Official MeT reports suggest mercury has plummeted to below 12 degree […]

Eco retreat
Odisha: Locals Oppose Eco Retreat In Daringbadi

Kandhamal: Locals staged a protest against the proposed Eco Retreat Project at Daringbadi in this District on Tuesday alleging that the administration has not consulted with them before deciding to set up the project in the area. They took to the streets when the district administration was conducting a survey at Saringirpi village under Daringbadi […]

Opportunity Amidst Crisis: Migrants Help Co-Villagers Create 1 KM-Long Canal In Odisha

Kandhamal: Jimendra Pradhan & many of his other fellow residents of Guhibadi in Daringbadi block who once eked a handsome living outside Odisha are now jobless and staring at an uncertain future due to the crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Life has never been as hard on them as the past few months. But […]

Odisha Youth Who 'Cheated Over 100' Women Is On Prowl Again

Bhubaneswar: Priyaranjan Naik alias Pintu from Daringbadi area of Kandhamal, arrested earlier this year for allegedly cheating several women on the pretext of marriage, has reportedly deceived many other women after being released from  jail. A woman who recently filed a complaint against the accused said: “After maintaining physical relationship and promising to marry me, […]

Two killed in road accident in Kandhamal; locals stage road blockade

Daringbadi: Tension prevailed in Daringbadi area of Kandhamal district today after hundreds of locals blocked National Highway-59 following the death of two persons in a road accident which occurred late Friday night. One Kiliyan Pradhan and his nephew Subaham Pradhan of Dabulumaha village were critically injured after the bike they were riding was hit by […]

Illegal gun manufacturing unit busted in Kandhamal, one held

Kandhamal: Daringbadi Police today busted an illegal country-made gun manufacturing unit operating in a forest near Dandima village under Kandhamal district and arrested one person in this connection. The accused has been identified as Kuna Pradhan of Nuasahi village in the district. Acting on a tip-off, a police team led by inspector-in-charge of Daringbadi Police […]

Minor girl 'raped' for 3 months in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Instances of sexual abuse of minor girls have been surfacing at an alarming rate in Odisha as yet again a minor girl was allegedly abducted and raped for three months in Daringbadi area of Kandhamal district. The accused, reportedly married and father of a child, has been identified as Ishak Pradhan a native of […]

Kandhamal youth held for 'cheating' multiple women

Kandhamal: Commissionerate Police today arrested a youth for allegedly cheating several women on the pretext of marriage. The accused has been identified as Priyaranjan Naik from Daringbadi area of Kandhamal. According to reports, Priyaranjan used to lure women by introducing himself as doctor, bank manager and government employee. After establishing physical relationship, the accused allegedly […]

Cold wave
Temperature plummets in Odisha; cold conditions to continue for next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: Though mercury continued to rise across the State over the past few days providing some respite from the prevailing cold wave conditions, temperature suddenly plummeted below normal at several places of the State on Tuesday, once again throwing normal life out of gear. Temperature dipped to 4.0 degree Celsius, the lowest in the State […]

Schoolgirl delivers baby inside hostel in Odisha; probe ordered

Daringbadi: Tension ran high in Daringbadi area of Kandhamal district after reports that a class-VIII girl delivered a baby at a residential school. Irate locals staged a demonstration and blocked NH-59 demanding probe and immediate arrest of the accused involved in the incident. Vehicular traffic between Daringbadi and Berhampur and other parts of the district […]

Seven Stations In Odisha Record Temperature Below 15 Degree Celsius
Odisha shivers in cold, mercury plummets to 2.8 degree Celsius in Daringbadi

Bhubaneswar: Normal life has been hit in several parts across Odisha with minimum temperature dipping to 2.8 degree Celsius in Daringbadi. Bhubaneswar also recorded an all time low in the month of December with lowest minimum temperature of 8.2 degree Celsius on Sunday. According to Met department forecast, mercury dipped to below 8 degree Celsius […]

Cold wave
Cold wave grips Odisha; Bhubaneswar records lowest temperature in December

Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha are reeling under intense cold wave conditions with minimum temperatures dipping to almost to 3 degree Celsius in Daringbadi. Bhubaneswar also recorded a lowest minimum temperature in of 8.2 degree Celsius on Sunday. Sources said that the minimum temperature recorded in Bhubaneswar in the month of December is lowest in the […]

Weather: intense cold wave in Odisha
Weather Alert! Cold Wave To Intensify Further In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the temperature already hovering around 10 degree Celcius in several districts, the Indian Meteorological Department has stated that cold wave conditions are likely to intensify further in Odisha. While the temperature dipped in parts of West Odisha and interior areas of the State yesterday, the Meteorological department predicted that it will continue to […]

Odisha weather cold wave and rainfall
Biting cold wave sweeps Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Bone-chilling cold wave conditions continue to sweep most parts of Odisha with more than ten places recording temperatures below 10 degree Celsius on Wednesday. For the past 3-4 days, temperature drop has led to snowfall in Koida area of Sundergarh while other parts of the district also witnessed temperatures below 10 deg Celsius. Similarly, […]

Odisha wants change and end to goondaism: Jay Panda

Kandhamal: Former Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda once again rued lack of job opportunities in Odisha which is forcing thousands of youths to migrate to other parts of the country and world. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of Heijau, an informal tea party at Daringbadi in Kandhamal, Panda alleged that the Odisha government has […]

Odisha’s Kashmir, Daringbadi reels under neglect

Kandhamal: With winter gradually setting in, tourists from Odisha and outside have started thronging Daringbadi, considered as ‘Kashmir of Odisha’ in Kandhamal district. However, several tourist spots in the hill station are reeling under neglect due to lack of patronage from the Odisha government. Several mountain ranges, Midubanda Waterfall and Hill View Park are the […]

Locals hit streets demanding road in Daringbadi

Kandhamal: Palpable tension prevailed as residents of Tajungia panchayat under Daringbadi block staged road blockade today near Mahagudi area demanding construction of a road from Mahagudi to KiIimela area in the district. People of Tajungia panchayat alleged that they have been suffering because of lack of road and supply of ration items. Despite repeated appeals […]

Not just winter, Daringbadi- a perfect holiday destination round the year

Phulbani: Everybody is aware of the spine chilling winter at Daringbadi where temperature sometimes drops to minus degree Celsius. But the cool climate in summer here is now drawing tourists from several parts of the country to get a respite from the scorching heat. Daringbadi, also known as the Kashmir of Odisha is a hill […]

School girl raped by headmaster in Daringbadi

Phulbani: A minor school girl who had earlier levelled charges of molestation by her school headmaster, on Monday filed a new police complaint alleging that she was raped. The matter came to the fore after the survivor, who was raped in a residential school near Daringbandi area of Kandhamal district, disclosed the ordeal before her […]

Tribal youth in Odisha develops motorised trolley rickshaw

Kandhamal:  A tribal youth from Silumaha village in Daringbadi of Kandhamal district has developed a motorised trolley rickshaw using the engine of an old scooter. Narapa Pradhan’s creation has opened up a livelihood avenue for him as he is using the motorised trolley to earn a living by engaging it in different types of work […]

Molestation in Sevashram school: Police yet to nab headmaster

Daringbadi: The headmaster of Daringbadi Sevashram School who is accused of molesting a minor girl of the school, is absconding since a complaint was lodged against him at the local police station on April 30. As per the police complaint, the headmaster of the government-run residential school for ST/SC in Kandhamal district identified as Aditya […]

Cold wave continues in Odisha, Daringbadi coldest at 3 degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave continues to grip Odisha with 13 places in the State recording temperature below 10 degree Celsius today. Daringbadi in Kandhamal district was the coldest place in the State at three degree Celsius. The regional office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the condition is likely to continue for few more […]

Cold wave sweeps Odisha; mercury plummets under 10 degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: As many as ten towns recorded temperatures below 10 degree Celsius as intense cold wave swept most parts of Odisha on Wednesday. While Daringbadi recorded the lowest temperature at 3.5 degrees Celsius, mercury plummeted to 4 degree at Phulbani. Hirakud recorded temperature of 8.1 degrees Celsius, Bhawanipatna at 8.5 degrees Celsius and Sundergarh at […]

Cold wave prevails in Odisha, Phulbani coldest at 4.5 deg C

Phulbani: Normal life has been hit as intense cold wave conditions continue to prevail in most parts of the State. Like every winter, Daringbadi of Kandhamal district experienced snowfall with a light layer of snow covering the region. Phulbani recorded a minimum temperature of 4.5 degrees Celsius, the lowest so far this winter in the […]

As temperatures drop, temptations of Daringbadi allure

Daringbadi: Considered the Kashmir of Odisha, Daringbadi in Kandhamal district is the ‘go-to’ winter holiday destination of tourists. The beauty seems omnipresent starting with the morning dew drops adorning the forests to the beauty of valleys. “The atmosphere is very pleasant, all should visit the place as Daringbadi is very beautiful,” said a tourist Nandini […]

Leopard pug marks spotted in Daringbadi

Phulbani: Panic gripped residents of Simanbadi village near Daringbadi in Kandhamal district after pug marks of a leopard were found in some places in the locality today. Locals said they saw a leopard roaming in the area early in the morning. “The leopard was moving towards Surusahasahi passing through a path near Simanbadi Bazaar at […]

‘Fake’ Maoists arrested for issuing extortion threats to locals

Daringbadi: The Daringbadi police of Kandhamal district arrested two persons from Simonbadi for indulging in extortion by posing as Maoists here on Tuesday. The two accused have been identified as mastermind Krupakar Mukhi alias Banua of Simonbadi and Alok Digal of Gudumaha village under K Nuagaon police limits of the district. Police said the duo […]

Daringbadi: Lady Forester found dead under mysterious circumstances

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a lady forester was found dead at her quarters while another youth was rescued in a critical condition from a nearby quarter at Daringbadi today. It is suspected that the youth, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, attempted suicide after killing the lady forester over an alleged love affair. […]

Odisha weather cold wave and rainfall
Marginal rise in temperature in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Marginal rise in temperature amid foggy conditions in some parts of Odisha brought respite from the intense cold wave, while Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district became the coldest place in the state today. Dense fog enveloped the skyline over the state capital of Bhubaneswar and surrounding areas during the morning hours leading to poor visibility […]

Odisha shivers, Daringbadi coldest at 5 degrees C

Bhubaneswar: Most parts of Odisha today reeled under intense cold accompanied by chilly wind as the mercury settled at 5 degrees Celsius at Daringbadi in Kandhamal district, making it the coldest place in the state. Kandhamal remained the coldest district in the state. The picturesque and mountainous Daringbadi recorded a temperature of 5 degrees Celsius. […]