Tag: Kalahandi

Helmets mandatory in Kalahandi from December 26

Bhawanipatna: The Regional Transport Office (RTO) Kalahandi has decided to strictly enforce the Supreme Court guidelines on mandatory use of helmet for two wheeler riders, from December 26. Awareness rallies at different places in Junagarh, Kesinga and Bhawanipatna were conducted today by the RTO to inform people about the importance of wearing helmet while riding […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Remember Dana Majhi! His new motorcycle is breaking the internet  

Bhubaneswar: Dana Majhi, carrying the corpse of his wife on shoulders for miles, shook the conscience of humanity and defamed the state all over the world, not long ago. But a recent picture of the ‘poor’ tribal Kalahandi man reportedly riding a new motorcycle has taken the Internet by storm! An unconfirmed photo showing Dana […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
DA case: Vigilance raids residence, office of Golamunda AAO

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Four killed as car falls off bridge on Hati River

Junagarh: At least four persons were killed and one injured when a car they were travelling in fell off a bridge over Hati river in wee hours today. The deceased were identified as Ganesh Mahalik, Bablu Mahalik, Arun Sahu and Rabi Pradhan. On the other hand, the critically injured, Abhi Kata, who was driving the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dacoits kill businessman in Narla

Narla: A businessman was killed by armed dacoits at his house in Narla Road under Narla police limits of Kalahandi district last night. Businessman Kisan Agrawal was alone at his house when the dacoits entered and killed him before decamping with large amount of valuables. Kisan’s family members had been to a relative’s house in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Kharif paddy procurement to begin from Nov 1: Minister

Sambalpur: Kharif paddy procurement from farmers in the state will begin from November 1, informed Food Supplies Minister Surya Narayan Patro today in a meeting organised at the conference hall of Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Northern Division. The paddy procurement will start from Kalahandi district and later it will be done in Bargarh on November […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Couple critical after wife’s saree catches fire

Kalahandi: A couple was severely burnt after the wife’s saree accidentally caught fire while cooking in Patangapadar village under Narla police limits of the district Monday night. According to sources, the incident took place when the woman, Sabitra Chatria was cooking in the kitchen yesterday. Suddenly her husband, Debaraj Chatria heard her screams following which […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha lad Roshan paints his way to win national award

Kalahandi/New Delhi: His tiny hands could barely hold the brush and easel with ease but he was firm on giving shape to his dream of a clean India. Hardly 10 years old, Roshan Rana painted his dream of  Swacchha Bharat in myriad hues and drew the attention of none other than the crusader of the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Elderly woman killed in bear attack

Kalahandi: An elderly woman was killed after a wild bear attacked her here in Didingi forest of Kalahandi district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Dhanu Gouda of Kucheijor village under Narla police limits of the district. According to reports, the incident occurred when the victim had gone to the nearby Didingi forest to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Two brothers stung by bees, die

Kalahandi: Stung by a swarm of bees, two brothers of Potesh village under Kalampur block in Kalahandi district died today. The deceased, identified as Laxman Majhi and Lataku Majhi had gone to forests to graze their goats when the bees attacked them. While Laxman died on the spot, critically-injured Lataku was admitted to Kalampur hospital. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Chhatar Jatra begins amid pomp & devotion

Bhawanipatna: Chhatar Jatra, the famous annual festival of Maa Manikeswari, the presiding Goddess of Kalahandi district, begins here with pomp and devotion. According to sources, the ‘Mundabasa’ ritual of the Goddess is performed at the temple here on Ashtami tithi in Shukla Pakhya in the month of Ashwina. The ‘Gupta Puja’ (Secret Worship) of the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Killer sting: 3 of a family dead in wasp attack

Bhawanipatna: Tragedy struck Tebhakalam village in Thuamul Rampur of Kalahandi district in an unexpected way where three persons of a family were killed and two others injured in a wasp attack today. According to sources, a villager Somabaru Parobhoi had visited the nearby forest along with family for farming purpose when they were attacked by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Indravati Irrigation canal breach: Farmers protest disruption of water supply

Kalahandi: Hundreds of farmers took to streets and staged a demonstration protesting disruption of water supply to as many as 15 gram panchayats relying on Golamunda distributary canal of Indravati Irrigation project here today. Due to protests vehicular communication has been disrupted on Dharmagarh-Golamunda-Sinapali road. As many as 15 GPs including Dharamgarh, Khairapadar, Brahmanlundia, Golamunda […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Over 160 children fall sick after eating mid-day meal in Odisha

Kalahandi/Gajapati: More than 160 students of different schools in  Kalahandi and Gajapati districts fell ill after eating mid-day meal (MDM) served to them on Thursday. In Kalahandi, over 80 students of schools at Bandhapari, Luma and Duri were taken ill after consuming the meal. Students complained of stomach pain, nausea and vomiting and were immediately […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
PIL filed in HC to ban animal sacrifice during ‘Chhatar Jatra’

Bhawanipatna: A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in Orissa High Court seeking a ban on animal sacrifice during the famous ‘Chhatar Jatra’ of Maa Manikeswari at Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district. The PIL filed by social activist Jayanti Das urged the court to instruct Kalahandi district administration to check mass sacrifice of animals including […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021