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Odia bonded labourer dies in Gujarat

Deogarh: The family of an Odia labourer, working as a bonded labourer at a factory in Gujarat, on Sunday sought the help of the district administration after he died following an accident in the factory. As per sources, Chintamani Sahu of Tinkbir village under Reamal Tehsil of Deogarh district was working as bonded labourer since […]

Deogarh Open defecation free? No, toilets in villages turn store rooms

Deogarh: Though the State government has declared Deogarh the first ‘open defecation-free’ district, the ground reality tells a different story. Owing to the lack of piped water supply for villages in the district, people have not been able to use latrines built under the Swachh Bharat Mission. Like the villagers of Sanadangaghat in the district […]

Rengali dam displaced block NH-49; vehicular movement hit

Deogarh: Vehicular traffic on NH-49 was disrupted today due to a road blockade agitation by oustees of Rengali dam at Barkote and Thianala over three-point charter of demands. The agitators under the aegis of Rengali Basachyuta Surakhya Samiti have been sitting on a 12-hr dharna on NH-49 since 7 am. They want a compensation of […]

Two killed in wall collapse in Deogarh

Deogarh: Tension prevailed after two persons were killed, including a minor girl, and two others injured in a wall collapse at Rengalbeda Seva Ashram in Riamal block of Deogarh district today. While one deceased has been identified as Kajal Mahar (10), daughter of a female worker employed in the Seva Ashram, the identity of other […]

Traffic hit as locals block NH-49 in Deogarh

Deogarh: Locals of Kuroda village have staged a road blockade on NH-49 presenting a four point charter of demands here in the district today. According to reports, demands of the locals include widening of the National Highway passing through the area, probe into land acquisition irregularity, involvement of locals in land acquisition and development of […]

Op-Ed: Colourful Toilets! How Deogarh has nailed down the sanitation problem

Be it Deojharan or Similihata, the remote villages in Deogarh district are certainly the talk of the town. These tiny villages set in the picturesque mountainous backdrop, have invited many sanitation champions in recent past.  Students and practitioners alike are thronging the villages to understand what it takes to construct a toilet and regularly use […]

Serial killer behind Delang rape, murder nabbed

Puri: In a major breakthrough in rape and murder of a woman in Delang here on August 1, Puri Police today arrested the accused and found his involvement in similar rape and murder of four other girls. The accused serial killer, Buddhadeba Behera of Bhinnahaja village under Kundeigola police limits, was nabbed from Deogarh after […]

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to experience heavy rainfall besides thunderstorm with lightning in the next 48 hours, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Heavy rainfall is likely to occur in one or two places in north Odisha during the next 48 hours,” the IMD said in its bulletin. It also said that thunderstorm with lightning is […]

Four killed in road accident in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Four persons of a family from Deogarh were killed while two others critically injured when the Bolero vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a truck on NH-55 at Nadhara in Dhenkanal district. The family belonging to Landijhara of Deogarh district were on their way to Burla from SCB Medical, Cuttack when the […]

Pratap Jena effigy burnt protesting water scarcity in Mahanga

Cuttack/Deogarh: Villagers at Lalitgiri in Mahanga Tehsil of Cuttack district staged a road blockade and burnt effigy of Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena protesting water scarcity in the area today. The villagers alleged that despite sanction of money from MP Baijayant Jay Panda’s MPLAD fund for construction of bore wells, the work has […]

2 brothers killed, 2 others injured as bike skids off bridge in Deogarh

Deogarh: Two brothers were killed and two others injured after the bike they were travelling on skid off Kalajira old bridge near Balam village in Deogarh district today. According to sources, the two deceased and one injured were cousins, identified as Bhaskar Lohora, Punu Lohora and Bishnu Lohora. The identity of the other injured is […]

Car crushed between two trucks, 2 killed

Deogarh: Two persons were killed when a Bolero car in which they were travelling was crushed between two speeding trucks at Golbandha square in the district on Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Puspanjali Nanda, wife of Bonai forester Debadutta Nanda and their driver of the vehicle. The mishap occurred when driver of […]

BJP-Congress poll comparison
Panchayat Polls: BJP to form 8 ZPs, Cong has to content with one

Bhubaneswar: On the basis of the results of the three-tier Panchayat polls, BJP is all set to form eight Zilla Parishads (ZPs) in Odisha while Congress has to remain content with only one Zilla Parishad in Jharsuguda district. It is likely that the BJP may get Gajapati Zilla Parishad seat as a bonus, which will […]

Stage set for 3rd phase panchayat polls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Preparations are completed for the third phase Panchayat polls in Odisha beginning tomorrow in 30 districts. Briefing media persons here today, State Election Commission (SEC) secretary Rabindranath Sahu said a total of 53,234,993 people would exercise their franchise for the election of 1394 Panchayat Samiti members and 18,859 Ward Members in 175 Zilla Parishad […]

Bridge caves in, traffic hit on NH-49 in Deogarh

A bridge caved in near Baniakilinda in Deogarh district disrupting vehicular movement on National Highway number 49 connecting Mumbai to Kolkata today

Five die of Malaria in Bolangir dist

Panic has gripped Deogan block in Bolangir district following the death of five persons in Malaria in two villages in the last two weeks

15 Congressmen arrested during Deogarh bandh

The district unit of Congress today observed a bandh demanding fulfillment of a 10-point charter of demands

Python hatchlings brought out from eggs without incubator

The Forest staff of Rampur Forest Sub Division have successfully brought out python hatchlings from 13 eggs without incubator

Carcasses of three elephants recovered in Deogarh

Carcasses of three elephants, including a calf, were today found in a forest in Deogarh district, a forest official said

Three youths returning from wedding party killed in road accident

Rourkela: In an unfortunate incident, three youths returning home after attending a marriage reception died in a road accident on Ring Road here on Saturday morning.

Deogarh bus mishap: Owner of vehicle arrested

The Deogarh Police on Friday arrested Tapan Mohanty, owner of the bus that met an accident at Gailo ghat in Deogarh last month, on charges of plying the vehicle without fitness certificate

Display of fitness certificate to be made mandatory in buses

In the wake of the tragic bus mishap in Gailo Ghat in Deogarh district resulting in the death of 27 persons on April 17, the Odisha government has decided to strictly implement the provision for display of driving license, insurance and fitness certificate in every bus to ensure the safety of the passengers

'Ghost' vehicles galore in oil transport business!

Bhubaneswar: If the Deogarh mishap had anything to do with the fact that the ill-fated bus was running without a valid fitness certificate, then it’s just the tip of the iceberg. An investigation by Odisha Television to scratch the surface and understand the state of affairs of road transport in Odisha has revealed that there […]

Deogarh bus mishap: CM announces Rs 2L compensation for kin of deceased

Deogarh: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the kin of each of the deceased in the deadly bus mishap last evening which killed 27 persons. Moreover, the injured will be given free treatment, the CM directed. Earlier, the Chief Minister expressed sadness over the bus accident and directed officials to […]

Deogarh bus mishap: rescue work comes to end

Deogarh: Rescue operations at the site of the devastating accident at Gailo ghat in Deogarh district have come to an end, officials engaged in the operations said today. Twenty seven bodies were recovered from the accident site, while 11 persons were rescued in a seriously injured condition. Out of the injured, six have been shifted […]