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Oxygen Leaks From Train Container In Odisha

Oxygen leakage was reported from a train container near Kesinga Railway Station on Wednesday. The oxygen was being transported from Jharsuguda to Rayagada by train. However, when the train was stationed near Kesinga Railway Station in Kalahandi district, leakage of oxygen gas was spotted.

Bihar School Principal Sentenced To Death For Rape Of Student
Woman 'Gang Raped' In Jharsuguda, Video Goes Viral 

A woman was allegedly gang raped by two youths inside an abandoned room near the government bus stand under Government Railway Police (GRP) limits in Jharsuguda.

Market Closure In Jharsuguda
Covid-19 Surge: Farmers, Traders Dump Vegetables On Road Protesting Market Closure In Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Miffed over the closure of the only wholesale vegetable market in the town, around hundred farmers and traders on Tuesday dumped their produces on the road to register their…

Covid Resurgence: Micro Containment Zones Declared In Kalahandi, Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: The Kalahandi district administration has declared a village as micro containment zone while the Jharsuguda district administration has declared 12 places as micro containment zones. As per reports, Chilchila…

Covid-19 Hit Engineering College Campus In Odisha’s Jharsuguda; 21 Test Positive

Jharsuguda: After triggering panic at some private educational institutes in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, the Covid-19 scare has now gripped an engineering college in Jharsuguda where 21 persons tested positive for the virus on Saturday. As per preliminary reports, the 21 positive cases include eight students and 13 teachers of the engineering […]

SP Bikas Das
KBC Fraud In Jharsuguda: Prime Accused Arrested From Indo-Nepal Border

Jharsuguda: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested the prime accused in the ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC) lottery fraud in which a daily wager family of Belpahar had lost over Rs 1 lakh. A special team of Jharsuguda police arrested the accused identified as Niraj Kumar from a place on Indo-Nepal border, said Bikash Das, […]

Woman Loses Rs 1.69 Lakh To 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' Fraud In Odisha

Jharsuguda: Have you received a call or text message claiming that you have won lottery in Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)? If yes, then don’t just jump to a conclusion that you have hit the jackpot because it might be a trap. A woman from Jharsuguda district of the State fell for a fake KBC lottery […]

Centre Sets Up Coal Bearing Tribunal At Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: There is something to cheer about for the land oustees of coal mines in Sambalpur, Jharsuguda and Sundergarh district as the Government of India has decided to set up a Coal Bearing Tribunal (CBT) at Jharsuguda to deal with the long-standing disputes related to payment and compensation of the land losers. In a letter […]

A group of farmers from Lakhanpur block in Jharsuguda district blocked NH- 49 today
Odisha: Farmers Block Road In Two Districts Over Delay In Paddy Procurement

Kalahandi/Jharsuguda: Hundreds of farmers blocked road at two separate places in as many districts on Monday morning during protests over the alleged delay in procurement of paddy crop in the State. As per reports, hundreds of farmers registered at the Kalampur Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) stacked their paddy bags on the road near Pandigaon […]

Cold Wave Returns To Odisha, Yellow Warning For Two Districts

Bhubaneswar: After a rise in minimum temperature for the past few days, the cold wave conditions have returned to Odisha throwing normal lives out of gear in several parts of the State. The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Thursday said that night temperature will fall by two to three degrees at many places of […]

Odisha: Jharsuguda-Mumbai-Bengaluru Flight Services From Today

Jharsuguda: The much awaited flight services connecting Jharsuguda to Mumbai-Bengaluru has commenced today with the landing of first Spice Jet’s Boeing 737 at the Veer Surendra Sai airport here. The flight which landed at 12.30pm was given traditional water salute on its arrival. Odisha Health Minister and Local MLA Naba Das, MPs like Nitesh Gangdev, […]

House catches fire
Odisha: 4 Members Of A Family Critical After House Catches Fire

Jharsuguda: As many as four members of a family suffered serious burn injuries after their house caught fire at Hari Om Vihar area under Brajarajnagar Block in the district on Sunday night. The injured have been identified as Baljit Kaur, Manjit Kaur, Rajinder Singh and Ismit Kaur. They have been admitted to the Ispat General […]

Counterfeit Currency Printing Unit Unearthed In Sambalpur, 3 Held

Jharsuguda: A team of Banharpali police in Jharsuguda busted a fake currency note-printing unit in Sambalpur. Three persons have been arrested on the charges of printing duplicate Indian Currency Notes (FICN). The cops seized fake currency notes worth Rs 96,000 in Rs 500 and Rs 100 denominations. The three accused held have been identified as […]

Odisha: Is Harassment By Senior Officers Leading To Untimely Death Of Juniors In Govt Offices?

Jharsuguda/ Malkangiri: In December last year, the body of Debnarayan Panda, Personal Assistant to the then Malkangiri Collector Manish Agarwal was found in Satiguda dam in the district. Following his death, Panda’s wife Banaja made a direct accusation against the Collector, stating that her husband died due to the severe mental torture meted out by […]

OFDC Official Dies Due To ‘Mental Harassment’, Grief-Stricken Daughter Attempts Suicide

Jharsuguda: An employee of the Odisha Forest Development Corporation Ltd (OFDC) in Jharsuguda died on Tuesday following alleged work pressure and mental harassment by higher authorities. According to sources, Basudev Pal, the sub-divisional manager of OFDC collapsed during his duty hours today. He was immediately rushed to the district headquarters hospital of Jharsuguda where doctors […]

Fate Of Jeypore, Rourkela Airports Hanging Fire

Jeypore/Rourkela: Even though Odisha government is maintaining as many as 20 airstrips for regional air connectivity purposes, operation of flight services is yet to materialise in all the airstrips except Bhubaneswar and Jharsuguda. Thanks to official apathy, two such airstrips – Jeypore and Rourkela have remained non-functional despite a well prepared runway, air traffic control […]

House catches fire
Jharsuguda: 2 Women Critical After House Catches Fire

Jharsuguda: Two women suffered serious injuries after one’s house caught fire at Stationpada under Brajrajnagar block in this district on Tuesday. The injured have been identified as Priya Ghosh and Nisha Patra. Both of them have been admitted to the Ispat General Hospital (IGH), Rourkela in critical condition. According to reports, Priya’s house caught fire […]

Odisha: Couple Charred To Death In Jharsuguda's Brajrajnagar

Jharsuguda: In a tragic incident, a couple was charred to death in Rampur village under Brajrajnagar police limits of Jharsuguda district on Friday. According to reports, the mishap took place in the couple’s house from a coal stove. #FirstInformation: Couple charred to death in Brajrajnagar area of Jharsuguda after fire breaks out from a coal […]

Odisha: 8 Arrested In Kidnapping Of Jharsuguda Rural Works Dept's Executive Engineer

Jharsuguda: Police on Saturday cracked the kidnapping case of Executive Engineer of Jharsuguda Rural Works Division, Manoranjan Pattnaik while arresting eight persons in connection with the incident. Based on the complaint of Patnaik on October 7, Jharsuguda police started an investigation into the case and apprehended eight persons. The accused have been identified as Siba […]

Jharsuguda: Old Man Languishes In Toilet Home For A Year

Jharsuguda: Even though the state government has been boasting of its popular schemes aimed at uplifting the poor, the fact remains that many needy are still deprived of those state largess. In yet another example of the pattern, an old man, identified as Jogendra Nikhunti, a resident of Pujaripalli village under Lakhanpur block in Jharsuguda, […]

Jharsuguda: No Road-Side Fast Food For 15 Days

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to curb the surging Covid-19 infection, the Jharsuguda district administration Friday ordered the closure of all street fast food shops for the next fifteen days. The district administration has decided to compensate the vendors with Rs 2,500 each for the financial losses incurred during the fortnight-long closure. Strong action will be […]

Tanuja Bage
Former National Footballer From Jharsuguda Tanuja Bage Gets Wings To Fly Again!

Jharsuguda: Off she started her journey some two decades ago with an aim to secure the basic necessities of family. Life may have taken an ugly turn for Tanuja Bage in between but she can finally celebrate the moment because after fighting all odds she’s found herself exactly where she had started from. Once a […]

Sexual Assault Of Tribal Boy: NCPCR Asks Odisha Govt To Inspect Faith Outreach Shelter Home

Jharsuguda: Taking cognizance of the alleged sexual assault of a minor boy by the founder of ‘Faith Outreach’ shelter home in Jharsuguda district, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has directed the Odisha government to inspect the child care institutions run by the NGO. NCPCR chairperson Priyank Kanoongo, in a letter to […]

Amit Shah Lays Foundation Of Utkal Upvan At Jharsuguda

Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday laid the foundation stone of Utkal Upvan, an eco-park being developed by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) as a tourist attraction in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district at a cost of Rs 14 crore. The foundation stone was laid remotely through video conference from New Delhi by the union home […]

Mass Family Suicide In Odisha: After Death Of Two Sons, Woman & Her Daughter Die During Treatment

Jharsuguda: Two more persons of the six-member family who reportedly committed suicide by consuming phenyl in Lahandabud under BTM police limits in Jharsuguda district on Monday night, died while undergoing treatment at VIMSAR, Burla. The deceased woman identified as Puspabati Biswal (58) died late Wednesday night while her daughter Pinky (31) succumbed early today morning. […]