Tag: Phulbani

Hunt on for UTP who escaped from Phulbani court

Phulbani: Police is on the hunt for an under-trial prisoner (UTP) who escaped from the sadar court on Wednesday. Talking to media persons on Thursday, IIC of Phulbani Town Police Station, Umakant Pradhan said police has received a complaint from the court sub-inspector (CSI) of Phulbani Sadar Court in which it has been mentioned that […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Tribal murder: Court awards lifer to one, 3-year imprisonment to 31

Phulbani: The District Sessions Court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to one person and three-year imprisonment to 31 in connection with the brutal murder of a tribal of Gadamaha village under Brahmanigan police station limits in April, 2010, suspecting him of practising sorcery. The court, in its verdict, awarded life imprisonment to prime accused Mathu […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Intense cold wave sweeps Odisha, Phulbani reels at 2 deg

With most parts of Odisha coming under intense cold wave on Sunday with temperature dipping to below 10 degree Celsius in at 13 places, the local Met office has warned that the condition would prevail till next 72 hours

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Man sentenced to 11-year RI for raping minor girl

Phulbani (Odisha): A court here today sentenced a man to 11-year rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor. Additional District and sessions Judge, Kandhamal, Susant Patel sentenced Sukant Nayak to 11 years of RI after convicting him of raping the minor. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on him and ordered that he […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Illegal gun factory unearthed in Phulbani

Phulbani:  With the arrest of a man and seizure of eight crude pistols from him, police today claimed to have unearthed an illegal gun factory in Odisha’s  Kandhamal district. The man, the owner of the illegal gun factory and the maker too, was arrested from Balliguda, said Inspector in-charge of Balliguda police station, Josobanta Hial. […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Phulbani records 6 deg C, forested dist hit hard

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions have hit normal life in Odisha, particularly in forested districts in interior parts of the state, and it may continue like this for two more days. “Cold wave condition likely to prevail over some parts of interior Odisha during the next 24 hours,” a bulletin issued by IMD, Bhubaneswar, said. The […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Banana plantation damaged in Odisha by elephants

Phulbani: Over 12 acres of banana plantation grown by tribal farmers on the embankment of Rahul river in Balliguda Forest Division in Odisha’s Kandhamal district has been damaged by marauding elephants in the last one week, a forest official today said. A herd of about 25 elephants, led by four tuskers, including five calves, went […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Marginal rise in temperature in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Marginal rise in temperature amid foggy conditions in some parts of Odisha brought respite from the intense cold wave, while Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district became the coldest place in the state today. Dense fog enveloped the skyline over the state capital of Bhubaneswar and surrounding areas during the morning hours leading to poor visibility […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Cold wave condition continues in many parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions persisted in many parts of Odisha today where the temperature fell marginally in some areas and Phulbani in Kandhamal district remained the coldest place in the state. Kandhamal remained the coldest zone in the state and the district headquarter town of Phulbani recorded a minimum of 5.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Cold wave condition persists in many parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions continued unabated in many parts of Odisha today despite marginal fall in temperature in some areas, while Phulbani in Kandhamal district remained the coldest place in the state where the temperature was recorded at 5.6 degrees Celsius. Kandhamal remained the coldest zone in the state, as the district headquarter town of […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Cold wave prevails in Odisha, Daringibadi coldest at 6 deg C

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions prevailed in parts of Odisha today as the mercury settled at 6 degrees Celsius at Daringibadi in Kandhamal district, making it the coldest place in the state. Kandhamal remained the coldest area in the state and the picturesque and mountainous Daringibadi recorded a minimum temperature of 6 degrees Celsius, the local […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Mercury dips to 4.6 degrees C at Phulbani

Bhubaneswar: With cold wave conditions prevailing over some parts of interior Odisha, the mercury dipped further at Phulbani in Kandhamal district recording 4.6 degrees Celsius against yesterday’s 4.8 degrees Celsius. Kandhamal district became the coldest place in the state as Daringbadi, another place in the district, recorded 5.5 degrees Celsius, the MeT office said, adding […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha reels under cold wave conditions, Phulbani coldest

Bhubaneswar: Most parts of Odisha today reeled under intense cold wave conditions as the mercury dropped to 5 degrees Celsius at Phulbani in Kandhamal district, making it the coldest place in the state and disrupting normal life. While Phulbani recorded 5 degrees Celsius, 1 degrees up from yesterday’s 4 degrees, minimum temperature in the picturesque […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
My government is stable, dependable: Patnaik

Phulbani: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today claimed that his government was the “most stable and dependable” for the people as it worked for the welfare of all the sections of the society. “My government is stable and dependable as it has worked for all the people, right from the children to the old ones,giving […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Five killed in lightning in Kandhamal

Phulbani: Five persons, including three women, were killed and seven others critically injured in three separate lightning incidents in three villages under in Kandhamal district, police said today. Three persons, including a woman, were killed and four sustained injuries at Raikhole when they were sitting in the verandah of a house and lightning struck it […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021