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Minor Two Wheeler Rider Slapped Rs 26,000 Fine In Odisha

Angul: In yet another incident of new Motor Vehicle rule violation, a minor boy in Pallahara under Angul district was fined Rs 26,000 by the Junior Motor vehicle Inspector (MVI) of Talcher RTO on Tuesday. Sources said, the minor boy was apprehended by the Jr MVI, Bipin Bihari Das while conducting a vehicle checking at […]

Odisha: Construction Company Staff Abducted At Gunpoint in Angul

Angul: Unidentified miscreants have allegedly kidnapped two employees of a construction company that has been engaged in the construction of  a bridge on Kamparakela-Timi road under Pallahara block in the district. According to reports, around 12 unknown persons reached the construction site on Monday night and enquired about the employees who are on-duty. The miscreants, […]

Bike Owner Fined Rs 26,000 In Odisha For Allowing Minor To Drive Without Helmet

Angul: A two-wheeler owner in Pallahara area of Angul district was fined an exorbitant amount of Rs 26,000 after a minor of his neighbourhood was caught by a joint team of MVI and traffic police while riding his bike without helmet. As per reports, the minor, who was caught at Jhimiripali was charged under two […]

More Than 200 Girl Students Leave Hostel Alleging Lack Of Basic Amenities

Angul: As many as 210 girl students of Sibida Sikhya Niketan in Pallahara area of Angul district left their hostel on Monday alleging unavailability of basic amenities in the hostel. As per reports, the hostel students have been demanding good food, sufficient toilets and a dispensary for the treatment of the inmates, but the district […]

Rising leopard deaths in Odisha raise concern

Bhubaneswar: The rising number of leopard deaths in Odisha has raised major concerns on the safety of wild animals in the State. As per reports, three leopards have died in past 25 days in separate places of the State. On January 16, one leopard was found dead in Rengali reservoir area of Pallahara in Angul […]

BJP protestors accuse Pallahara MLA of threatening them

Angul: Pallahara MLA Mahesh Sahu has come under scanner after he allegedly threatened a group of protestors during Health Minister Pratap Jena’s visit to the constituency on August 14. As per reports, Sahu was seated along with the minister when a group of BJP activists stopped their vehicle and showed black flags to Jena protesting […]

Rape Shame continues! 12-year-old girl raped in Angul, accused held

Angul: In yet another incident of sexual assault against minor girls, a 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man at Khantapasi village under Pallahara block in Angul district Thursday. The accused, identified as Guru Badra of nearby Barihamunda village, has been arrested by police. The incident came to the fore after the survivor along […]

Traffic disrupted on NH 149 as BJP blocks road in Pallahara

Angul: Vehicular movement on the national highway-149 was hit as the BJP Angul unit staged a road blockade at Pallahara today pressing for fulfillment of a six-point charter of demands. The demands included drought-hit status to Pallahara, compensation to families affected by elephant menace, filling up of vacant posts in health care and educational institutions. […]

Fisherman goes missing after boat capsizes in Rengali reservoir

Pallahara: A man went missing as his fishing boat capsized in Rengali reservoir here at Jharabahala in Angul district last night. A fire tender unit from here has launched a search operation to trace the missing person, identified as Budhuram Tapan. The fisherman, who belongs to Jharabahal village of Batisuan panchayat, had gone to the […]

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Female elephant electrocuted in farmland

Pallahara: In a tragic incident, a female elephant died after coming in contact with an 11kV power line near Bhadramunda village under Khamar forest range in Angul district late last night while venturing into farmland of the villagers to eat moong crop. Forest staff of the Khamar range, who reached the spot today morning, said […]

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6 impersonators caught while appearing for HSC exam

Angul: Six fake examinees were caught on the first day of annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations at Mahtab High School in Pallahara of Angul district today. According to sources admit cards had been issued in the names of  Ajay Kumar Nayak, D Santosh Reddy, K Nageswar Rao, Pradeep Kumar Das, Sunil Behera and Tapan […]

Two held in Pallahara school teacher murder case

Pallahara: Police arrested two persons in connection with murder of Bandhabhoi Girls’ High School lady teacher Muni Soy and forwarded them to court today. The two arrested were Jagannath Dhibar and Tapan Pendoi. Sources said they killed the teacher due to past rivalry. Sources said main accused Jagannath Dhibar’s sister had love relationship with the […]

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Body on shoulder in Pallahara: ADMO, Sr medical officer suspended

Pallahara: Taking a serious note of the recent body on shoulder incident in Pallahara of Angul district, the State Health department on Saturday suspended Assistant district medical officer (ADMO) Dr Pratap Chandra Mohanty and Senior Medical Officer Dr Prashant Kumar Mohapatra for dereliction of duty. Junior Hospital Manager of the Pallahara Hospital Gitanjali Swain was […]

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Another dead body carried on shoulders from hospital in Odisha

Pallahara: In another instance which is reminiscent of the Dana Majhi episode in Odisha, a man in Pallahara of Angul district reportedly carried the dead body of his 5-year old daughter to house. As per allegations, Gati Dhibar of Pechamundi village carried his daughter’s body on his shoulders from Pallahara hospital to his village.  According […]

Body of missing high school lady teacher found

Pallahara (Angul): 17 days since going missing, the decomposed body of the lady teacher of Bandhabhuin Girls’ High School in Jamardiha village was recovered today. The deceased Muni Sae’s (33) body was recovered from brick stack on the riverbed near Atanaka village. Four days earlier, the local police had seized an Activa scooter, shoes, vanity […]

Body of missing High School lady teacher found in river

Pallahara: After a lady teacher of the Bandhabhuin Girls’ High School in Jamardiha village had gone missing for 12 days, the body of the woman was recovered in knee-deep water of the Kakharua river by locals today. Earlier in the day, the local police reached the spot and seized an Active scooter, lady shoes, vanity […]