In a shocking yet rare incident, an elderly man jumped into his wife's funeral pyre and killed himself at Sialjodi village under Golamunda block in Kalahandi district on Wednesday (Aug 25).
In a spine chilling incident, a man and two women from Golamunda area of Kalahandi district were arrested by police on Monday (Aug 16) for allegedly killing and burying their two new born infants in Goa.
Bhawanipatna: A wild bear sneaked into human habitation triggering panic among locals at Amapani near Dharmagarh here in Kalahandi district on Wednesday night. A video of the animal roaming around the Budharaja temple at Amapani is doing rounds on social media. Locals who have sighted the animal said that it visited the temple on Wednesday […]
Bhawanipatna: In a tragic incident, as many as 40 people were injured, some of them critically after a bus they were travelling in overturned at Badakenduguda near Koksara here in Kalahandi district on Sunday. The unfortunate incident took place when the vehicle carrying around 50 passengers was on its way to Hyderbad from Dharmagarh in […]
Dharmagarh: The police have detained two persons who were allegedly involved in some black magic rituals, ostensibly meant to find hidden treasure, at Rankabahal Village in Kalahandi district on Monday. Chandra Sekhar Sabar, Inspector-in-charge at the Dharmagarh Police Station told OTV that following the receipt of information from villagers, the police had visited the spot […]
Dharmagarh: Mutilated body of a young man was found from Goendimunda village under Golamunda Police Station in the district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Dillip Meher of Kaliakani village. It is being alleged that Dillip was beaten to death over a love affair. Dillip went Goendimunda to meet his lover last evening. […]
Bhawanipatna: Despite a massive crackdown by Odisha government, a complete check on corruption seems to be a challenging task as a Gramarakhi in Dharmagarh area of Kalahandi district was arrested on Thursday on the charges of taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 from murder accused. As per reports, the Gramarakhi Akshay Durga had allegedly taken […]
Bhubaneswar: As many as 50 lakh farmers have received financial assistance under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme till date, and verification is on to include the left-out farmers, informed Odisha Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo today. Speaking on the sidelines of a function at Krishi Bhawan here, Sahoo further added that […]
Kalahandi: In another breakthrough, police busted a fake currency note racket in Dharmagarh of Kalahandi district on Friday. While two persons have been arrested in the case, fake notes worth Rs 17,000 were seized from their possession, sources said. The two arrested persons- Rajendra Bhoi and Kulmani Naik, have been identified to be the residents […]
Dharmagarh: Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on the office and residence of Nihar Nayak, Assistant Agriculture Officer of Golamunda in Kalahandi district, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Two separate teams led by Bhawanipatna Vigilance DSP Satyaban Mahananda conducted the raids on Nayak’s office in Golamunda and his […]
Bhawanipatna: Heavy downpour across Kalahandi district especially in Thuamul Rampur block has paralysed normal life as road communication to interior areas has been disrupted. Vehicular communication between Junagarh and Dharmagarh, Bhawanipatna, Nabarangpur came to a standstill as water in Hati river has crossed bridge level due to incessant rain in upper catchment and release of […]
Dharmagarh: Distress sale of onion has aggravated farmers’ woes in Kalahandi district. After months of hard work, the onion farmers are forced to sell their produce at a much lesser price than the normal market rate. According to reports, the farmers are forced to sell onions at Rs 500 to Rs 600 per quintal which […]
Bhubaneswar: The outcome of the first phase Panchayat polls in Odisha the unofficial results of which was declared yesterday, has become more disconcerting for the ruling BJD as the BJP, its erstwhile ally, has made inroads into its bastion. As per the unofficial results, out of the four Zilla Parishad seats in Narasinghpur block in […]
Bhawanipatna: Vehicular movement on Bhawanipatna-Dharmagarh highway in Kalahandi district was disrupted today as locals staged a road blockade protesting death of a person in a road accident at Kashibahal last night. The angry locals staged the road blockade by keeping the dead body on the road. They demanding adequate compensation for the family members of […]
Dharmagarh: Heavy damage was caused to properties of State Bank of India (SBI)’s Junagarh branch after a major fire broke out at the bank on Friday morning. As many as 20 computers and 10 air conditioners installed at the bank were gutted in the fire that broke out at about 6 am today. Many important […]