The people here have braced themselves to tackle the wrath of winter. India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday informed that Phulbani recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 9.5 degree Celsius on Saturday.
Landslide and uprooting of trees was reported at Rani Pathar Ghati on Phulbani-Boudh Road. Communication on the route was restored after NHAI officials cleared debris from the road. Watch this video.
Odisha Winter: Coldest In 10-15 Years, Say Locals In Mayurbhanj
Bhubaneswar/Phulbani: Days after a woman levelled charges of misbehaviour against former Phulbani MLA of BJD, Debendra Kanhar, a sex tape of the legislator has surfaced exposing his involvement in immoral acts. A few days back, a young woman of Phulbani had lodged a complaint against Kanhar at the Sadar police station of the district alleging […]
Phulbani: Staff of a residential school in Phulbani allegedly fled while leaving behind inmates at the school hostel stranded. Later the inmates were rescued by the Welfare Extension Officer (WEO). As per reports, 17 inmates of the Palchi Ashram School were left stranded with no staff to look after them. On receiving information, the WEO […]
Kandhamal: After a brief lull, Maoists unleashed terror in Patiamba village under Sadar police limits in Phulbani of Kandhamal district by killing a man suspecting him to be a police informer. The deceased identified as Rabindra Mallick was engaged as watchman by a company carrying out a road construction work in the region. The Maoists […]
Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha are reeling under intense cold wave conditions with minimum temperatures dipping to almost to 3 degree Celsius in Daringbadi. Bhubaneswar also recorded a lowest minimum temperature in of 8.2 degree Celsius on Sunday. Sources said that the minimum temperature recorded in Bhubaneswar in the month of December is lowest in the […]
Kandhamal : With only a day left before the beginning of Christmas celebrations in Odisha, preparations for the mega religious event are on full swing amid tight security. While Baptist and Catholic churches in Kandhamal, Sundergarh, twin cities Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Rourkela are wearing all new looks, Christian community members are busy giving […]
Phulbani: An under-trial prisoner died after being attacked by his fellow inmate at Phulbani jail here on Sunday morning. The prisoner has been identified as Laxman Nayak of Tummudibandh area. According to sources, one Kanhu Charan Pradhan who is serving a life term at the jail allegedly hit Laxman with a stone on his head. […]
Phulbani: Police today arrested a youth for allegedly raping a girl on the Sarangad High School hostel premises in Kandhamal district on Saturday evening. The incident came to light after the rape survivor and family members lodged an FIR at Sarangad police station yesterday. The accused has been identified as Achyutananda Sahoo of PurunaSahi, Sarangad […]
Phulbani: With sharp rise in minor girl rape cases continuing to generate public outcry in Odisha, another incident of sexual assault of a minor girl was reported from Kandhamal district today. Four persons including a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the case. According to reports, on May 12, a minor girl was allegedly […]
Phulbani: A minor school girl who had earlier levelled charges of molestation by her school headmaster, on Monday filed a new police complaint alleging that she was raped. The matter came to the fore after the survivor, who was raped in a residential school near Daringbandi area of Kandhamal district, disclosed the ordeal before her […]
Phulbani: A man was arrested for killing his two-year-old daughter allegedly in an inebriated condition at Mundalabali Sahi in Phulbani of Kandhamal district today. According to reports, the accused, identified as Arabinda Pradhan also attacked his wife, who in a bid to save herself ran out the house, sources said. However, an agitated Pradhan then […]
Phulbani: The body of a newborn girl was found on the roadside in Mundiasahi near Phulbani hospital this morning. Locals first spotted the body being dragged by a stray dog. Fearing that the dog might maul her, they informed police. “I saw the stray dog dragging the newborn’s body beside the road.” said Kuni Diggal, […]
Bhubaneswar: Moderate cold wave conditions are likely to prevail in the interior parts of Odisha till January 21, informed Director of the Regional Meteorological Centre, Sarat Chandra Sahu on Friday. At least 11 places in the State recorded minimum temperature below 10 degrees Celsius. Phulbani remained as the coldest place in the State with mercury […]