Tag: Nilagiri

Did DJ Music Prove Fatal To Over 60 Fowls In Odisha’s Balasore?
Did DJ Music Prove Fatal To Over 60 Fowls In Odisha’s Balasore? 

A three-member team of the Animal Husbandry department visited the village to ascertain the cause behind the death of so many broiler chickens.

  • Wednesday, 24 November 2021
ABVP Supporters Carry Out Flag Rally In Balasore On Independence Day Eve

On the eve of India's Independence Day, ABVP supporters in #Balasore carried out a flag rally in honour of the sacrifices made by freedom fighters and remembrance of the resolution of 'Akhand Bharat'.

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  • Sunday, 15 August 2021
Odisha farmers left in lurch amid paddy procurement 'irregularities'

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh/Balasore: All the promises, planning and preparations by the state government seem to be going up in smoke as allegations of irregularities and lapses have marred the paddy procurement process in the State. Paddy farmers in the State have alleged that while there has been a delay in opening of mandis, rice millers are also […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
3 youths injured in knife attack in Balasore

Balasore: Three youths were injured after two groups clashed in Nilagiri of Balasore district on Saturday. Preliminary investigation by police reveals that the clash occurred due to some dispute over love affair involving two youths of the either group. According to sources the members of either side had entered into an altercation at Nilagiri road […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Man killed in attack by relatives of daughter's 'lover'

Balasore: A man succumbed to his injuries after being attacked for barging inside the house of a youth who was allegedly having an affair with the former’s daughter in Raj Berhampur village under Nilagiri of Balasore. According to sources, the deceased identified as Bhalua Kabat, in an inebriated state attempted to attack the youth on […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Forest personnel including ranger thrashed by villagers in Nilagiri

Balasore: Villagers of Hatimunda under Nilagiri area of Balasore district allegedly thrashed six forest personnel including a ranger and damaged two vehicles alleging failure of the forest department in preventing wild elephants from straying into the village. The incident took place yesterday night when the agitated villagers armed with sticks allegedly attacked the forest personnel […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Girl in 'same sex relationship' commits suicide  

Balasore: Close on the heels of Supreme Court’s landmark decision to scrap section 377, a female student in Odisha who was allegedly in a same sex relationship, committed suicide in Nilagiri area of Balasore after her partner refused to marry her. The deceased has been identified as Sasmita Dey, a Plus-III final year student of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Set afire by in-laws, Odisha woman rescued by passersby while running for life

Nilagiri: In a ghastly incident, a newly-wed woman was rescued by 2 passersby while running for life after being allegedly set afire by in-laws in Chalipada village under Nilagiri Police limits of Balasore district over a gold chain. According to sources, the woman engulfed in fire was rescued by locals and admitted into Nilagiri hospital […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Jumbo attack victims await compensation in Balasore

Balasore: Nearly seven days after a herd of elephants damaged several acres of crops and destroyed two houses in Nilagiri area of Balasore, residents in the region are yet to get any compensation from the Forest Department. As per reports, Ujjwal Singh and Raju Singh were rendered homeless after the wild elephants destroyed their houses […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Nilagiri turns tourist hotspot as winter sets in

Balasore: Every year, with the onset of winter, Nilagiri area of the district turns into a perfect destination for thousands of tourists. Panchalingeswara temple which is situated on the hilltop of the Eastern Ghats in the area becomes flooded with tourists from all around the state. The famous shrine is a beautiful place for darshan […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
RTO seizes 3 vehicles in Balasore lacking permit & license

Balasore: The Regional Transport Office (RTO) today seized two school vans and a tractor in Nilagiri area of the district on charges of lacking permit and requisite license papers. However, the drivers of the vehicles are absconding. According to sources, the vehicles were seized after the district RTO and Nilagiri police conducted raids at various […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Elephants damage crops in Nilagiri

Balasore: People of Nilagiri in Balasore district are surviving with immense fear as a herd of wild elephants has been frequently straying into human habitations damaging massive crops and property. Moreover, this constant fear has forced the villagers of Kuldiha and Mangad under Baunsabania panchayat to spend the whole night on treetop houses to guard […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Locals panic after bear strays into village in Nilagiri

Nilagiri: Panic gripped Khairabani village in Nilagiri of Balasore district as a bear strayed into human habitation today. The bear had entered the village from a nearby forest last night and was stuck unable to find its way back to the forest, sources said. However, the bear was caught later by Forest personnel after a […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Drainage still distant dream for residents in Nilagiri, Udala

Nilagiri/Udala: Residents of Nilagiri in Balasore district and Udala in Mayurbhanj district have to live with overflowing drains and flooded roads. Due to lack of proper care and poor sanitation drains have been choked with garbage. The water is stagnated for weeks and has been emitting foul smell and breeding mosquitoes. There has been no […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Armed poachers attack forest staff

Nilagiri: A team of forest officials were today attacked by a group of armed poachers for trying to stop the latter from hunting at the Kuldiha sanctuary. Following a tip-off on movement of poachers in the sanctuary, five personnel reached the spot. However, the miscreants, almost 80 in numbers, hiding in the woods, suddenly appeared […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021