Tag: Phulbani

CM Naveen inaugurates slew of projects in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today unveiled a slew of projects and laid foundation stones of others during his 1-day visit to the district. While inaugurating several projects at the PHD ground in Ainthapalli, Naveen also dedicated the new bus terminal to the public. Moreover, the chief minister also flagged off the Pilgrimage Train at […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CM inaugurates slew of projects in Kandhamal

Phulbani: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated projects worth around Rs 60 crore and also laid the foundation stone of various other developmental initiatives during his 1-day visit to Kandhamal district. The CM visited the district headquarters town Phulbani and then Baliguda areas in the district where he inaugurated the projects. Patnaik also addressed a public […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Tech glitch in chopper delays CM’s Kandhamal visit

Bhubaneswar: A technical glitch in the helicopter has delayed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’ visit to Kandhamal district today. As per the latest report, air engineers and technical experts have been engaged to resume the service. Patnaik will visit Kandhamal district today to inaugurate a slew of projects. He was supposed to lay foundation stones and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Rio experience will help in next Olympics: Srabani

Bhubaneswar: Despite her disappointing performance in the Rio Olympics, ace woman sprinter Srabani Nanda feels that the experience she gained at the mega event would help her put up a much better performance at the next Olympics as well as forthcoming international events. “I gained very good experience at the Rio Olympics, which is unique […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Family prays for Srabani’s success in Rio Olympics

With the people of Odisha waiting with bated breath to watch the performance of their star sprinter Srabani Nanda, who will compete in the 200 metre run, her family members in Phulbani town in Kandhamal district have prayed the God seeking his blessings to give her the success

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
14 BJP workers held for showing black flags to minister

Police today detained 14 BJP workers for showing black flags to BJD leader and Parliamentary Affairs minister Bikram Keshari Arukh in Phulbani town in Kandhamal district

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Gurudas Kundu
Kandhamal killings: SIT begins second phase probe

Phulbani: A three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by the SP, Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) Gurudas Kundu, today began its second phase probe into the death of five villagers, who were killed during an anti-Maoist operation near Gumudumaha village in Malapanga forest of Kandhamal district on July 8. Talking to media persons at the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cong team in Kandhamal
Kandhamal firing was cold blooded murder: Deo

Phulbani: Senior Congress leader and head of the five-member AICC delegation V Kishore Chandra Deo today claimed that the death of five innocent villagers in Kandhamal district on the night on July 8 was not the result of any encounter between the security personnel and the Maoists, but cold blooded murder. “Going by circumstantial evidence […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Kandhamal killings: OSCPCR team to visit Gumudumaha

Phulbani: A two-member team of the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) today arrived in Kandhamal district to probe into the death of a child, who was killed during an anti-Maoist operation in Malapanga forest near Gumudumaha village in the night of July 8. The two-member team comprising OSCPCR commissioner Rajalaxmi Das […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Opp not happy with officials’ visit, urges CM to visit Kandhamal

Phulbani/Bhubaneswar: Not happy with the decision of chief minister Naveen Patnaik to send four senior officials to Kandhamal district, the Opposition today said the chief minister should have personally visited the backward district to understand the plight of the people. “The chief minister must visit the district. Why he (Naveen Patnaik), any chief minister, who […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
SOG report reiterates 'crossfire' theory

Phulbani: While the death of six tribals at the hands of security personnel during a combing operation in Kandhamal district on July 8 has sparked off outrage across Odisha, the Special Operation Group (SOG) has claimed that the tribals were killed as they came in the line of fire during an exchange of fire between […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bandh disrupts normal life in Kandhamal

Shops downed shutters and vehicular movement came to a grinding halt as the BJP and Congress, in a rare show of solidarity, observed a dawn-to-dusk bandh today in protest against the killing of six civilians at Krutamgada during an anti-Maoist operation

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Inter-state dacoit injured in encounter

Phulbani: Inter-state dacoit Birendra Nayak sustained bullet injuries on his leg in a police encounter on Daringbadi-Gajalbadi road here on Saturday night. Acting on a tip off, a police team raided the Daringbadi-Gajalbadi area where Nayak and his two associates were allegedly hatching a plan to commit a crime in the area. When the police […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Hunt on for two UTPs who escaped from jail

G Udayagiri: Police is on the hunt for two under-trial prisoners (UTPs), who escaped by jumping the boundary wall of G Udayagiri Sub Jail in Phulbani district on Tuesday evening. Sukuka Hansda, IIC of G Udayagiri Police Station said the two UTPs—Pankaj Digal of Upparadandi village under Phiringia police station limits and Suresh Naik of […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Fire in SBI branch office, strong room safe

Several assets were reduced to ashes after fire hit the State Bank of India (SBI)’s Nuasahi Market branch office in Phulbani town on Sunday morning

  • Monday, 19 July 2021