Tag: Nilagiri

Mahaprayan failure: Father carries son's body on trolley in Nilagiri

Nilagiri: In yet another shameful incident, a father had to carry dead body of his minor son on a trolley from Nilagiri hospital in Balasore district today after he was unable to get a vehicle under the Mahaprayan scheme. According to sources, six-year-old Krishna, the son of Tunaram Singh, had been rushed to the hospital […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Explosion kills youth in Balasore
Explosion kills youth in Balasore

Balasore: A youth lost his life to an explosion at Baripal village under Nilagiri police limits in Balasore district on Sunday, that had occurred around 2 pm near the village. The deceased youth was identified as Pratap Singh. He had already breathed his last when villagers found him covered with blood beside a pond and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
train mishap
Train mishap in Nilagiri averted by vigilant locals

Nilagiri: A major mishap was averted today when locals halted the Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express midway after noticing a crack on the railway track near Nilagiri Road station in Balasore district on which the train was running towards Bhubaneswar. The halted Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express left towards its destination after the railway track repair was undertaken. All the passengers […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Nilagiri Tension
Tension erupts in Nilagiri after boy dies in road accident

Balasore: Tension erupted in Santaragadia in Nilagiri area of Balasore district following the death of boy after being hit by a truck this morning. Following the incident, irate locals stated a road blockade demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased. They also set the truck on fire and vandalised a nearby liquor shop. “The […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Prince of Nilgiri to tie knot with Kothi king’s granddaughter

Nilagiri: Prince of erstwhile Nilgiri princely state Janmejay Harichandan will tie the knot with the granddaughter of Kothi princely state king Raja Bahadur Govind Pratap Singh on January 22. The ‘Tilak Utsav’ or engagement ceremony was held in a traditional way on December 9 at the Nilgiri royal palace in presence of the Kothi prince, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Smoke billows out of earth in Balasore village; reason unknown

Nilagiri: The Balasore district administration has asked fire officials to examine an area in Baunsabania village under Nilagiri police limits in the district after the people of the village found smoke billowing out of the earth last evening. Talking to media persons, Bikash Kumar Sahu, a resident of Baunsabania village, said some people of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Tension erupts over eve-teasing of school girl

Nilagiri: Tension erupted in Nilagiri in Balasore district over comments passed to a Class-IX girl student of Ayodhya Marichi Bidyaniketan school. A local hotel owner and his nephew allegedly passed some comments on the girl after dashing her with their motorcycle. When asked about the incident, the accused abused the parents of the girl and […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Baby girl abducted from UP rescued in Balasore

Balasore: Nilagiri police on Monday rescued an unidentified girl child, who was kidnapped from Allahabad station, from a mutt near Panchalingeswar temple in Nilagiri area here. According to sources, the child was abducted by two god men for human sacrifice. On being informed about the incident, the police detained the two god men with the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Tiger census begins across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Tiger census began across Odisha on Friday. According to sources, along with Kuldiha Sanctuary, census is being conducted at 27 units of Nilagiri and Soro forest ranges. In Nilagiri, census is being done across 5,904 hectares of reserve forests. In Nilagiri’s eight units, three foresters and eight forest guards have been assigned for the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Jumbos destroy standing crops in acres of land in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A week after a herd of elephants went on a rampage in Nilagiri in Balasore, more than hundred pachyderms have reportedly damaged property and standing crops in acres of land after entering the Rasagobindpur Forest range of Mayurbhanj district. More concerning, the district administration believes the hundred jumbos that strayed into the region from […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
2 minor girls meet watery grave in Nilagiri

Balasore: A pall of gloom descended on Kahalia village in Nilagiri block in the district here after two minor girls met a watery grave in the village pond today. The deceased have been identified as Banashree Behera and Jyotirekha Behera. Sources said the incident occurred at around 10:30 am when both Banashree and Jyotirekha were […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Resentment brews among Congress workers over ticket distribution in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Balasore/Jharsuguda/Jeypore: Following the announcement of candidates’ list for two Lok Sabha and 54 Assembly constituencies late on Friday, resentment is now brewing among Congress workers and supporters of several party leaders who have been denied a ticket. Tension erupted at the Congress party headquarters in Bhubaneswar when supporters of Amir Mohammed ransacked property at Congress […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Fire breaks out at Big Bazaar in Cuttack

Cuttack: A major fire broke out at Big Bazaar near Buxi Bazaar in Cuttack in the wee hours of Monday. As per reports, the flames erupted in a dance bar on the fourth floor of the shopping mall. Subsequently, three fire tenders were pressed into action who managed to douse the flames after four hours […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Ponzi firm dupes loan seekers in Nilagiri

Balasore: A fraudulent company allegedly looted lakhs of rupees from a group of women on the pretext of providing low-interest loans in Sajanagarh area under Nilagiri police limits of Balasore district. As per the allegations by the duped depositors, a ponzi firm had opened an office in Sajanagarh area and collected Rs 5,000 each from […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
10 cattle electrocuted to death in Nilagiri

Balasore: As many as 10 cattle were electrocuted to death in Oladanga village under Nilagiri police limits of the district today. The cattle came in contact with a live 11 kv wire while grazing in a farm land causing the mishap, locals said. Strong winds accompanied by rain last night reportedly snapped the transmission wire, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021