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Tag: Rairakhol

Odisha: Rairakhol SDMO In Vigilance Net For Accepting Bribe From Patient

Rairakhol: A sub-divisional Medical Officer (SDMO) was caught while accepting a bribe from a patient at the subdivision hospital here in Sambalpur district on Monday. The SDMO, Bipin Sahoo was caught red-handed while accepting Rs 5500 from the attendants of a patient. Sahoo allegedly demanded the illegal gratification for conducting an operation on the patient […]

Electricity bill fraud
Fake Electricity Bill Collectors On Prowl In Rairakhol

Sambalpur: Some miscreants allegedly defrauded tribal residents of thousands of rupees in the name of collecting electricity bills in several villages under Rairakhol sub-division in the district. According to reports, two miscreants had visited Balata village under Kisinda police limits in the district on January 24 in the guise of electricity department officials and collected […]

Odisha: 8 Dacoits Arrested After High-Speed Chase, Fire Arms Seized

Sambalpur: Police nabbed eight notorious dacoits at Bhima Bhoi Square in Rairakhol on Friday after chasing them for about 100 kilometres from Bolangir. Following a tip off, a team from Bolangir Sadar police station followed an SUV carrying suspected dacoits till Rairakhol. When the dacoits tried to give the cops a slip, the police team […]

Minor Girl Alleges Rape In Captivity; Rescued Ahead Of 'Being Sold'

Sambalpur: A minor girl on Saturday alleged that a man was planning to sell her after raping her in captivity on the pretext of marriage in Rairakhol police station area of the district. She lodged a complaint with police after being rescued by the locals. According to police, the accused named Basant Sahoo had kept […]

Elephant Rescued
Odisha: Baby Elephant Rescued From Well In Rairakhol

Sambalpur: An elephant calf was rescued in a joint operation by the forest and the fire department after it reportedly fell into a dilapidated well at Badakasibahal in Badabahal forest range in Sambalpur district on Saturday. The baby elephant was part of a herd that strayed into the locality last night. While moving towards a […]

Corona Warrior
Corona Warrior In Odisha Spends Nights Under Tree Outside Village

Rairakhol: Akrura Sethy is a health worker and ideally should be receiving a hero’s welcome in the times of COVID19, but such has been the scourge of the pandemic that he lives like an outcast. Akura, who is working as a dresser at Rairakhol sub-divisional hospital, has taken shelter under a tree outside his village […]

Odisha Hospital Turns Centre Of Attraction For Its Unique Initiative

Sambalpur: At a time when healthcare system in Odisha is drawing flak from several quarters, Naktideul Community Health Centre (CHC) in Sambalpur district is receiving accolades for its unique initiative to treat patients. Apart from medication, the hospital authorities believe that cleanliness and a hygienic environment play important role in treating patients. The walls of […]

Baby elephant rescued from a ditch in Rairakhol

Sambalpur: In a rescue operation that stretched for several hours, an elephant calf which had fallen into a ditch in Sana Hindol village of Rairakhol was rescued today. According to sources, the calf had fallen into the pit and despite efforts by the locals it couldn’t be rescued. After failing, the villagers alerted officials of […]

Teacher's throat slit in Sambalpur, police begins probe

Sambalpur: The body of a private school teacher was recovered under mysterious circumstances from a house in Bisipalli village in Rairakhol of Sambalpur district Tuesday night. The deceased, identified as Sarat Barik was working as a teacher in a private school here in Rairakhol. Getting information, a team of police along with a scientific team […]

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Will ‘estranged’ members be back in BJD stable?

Bhubaneswar: The probability of estranged members, who were expelled or had left the BJD  at some point in time, coming back to the party has increased with Chief Minister and party supremo Naveen Patnaik hinting that a decision can be taken on a case-to-case basis. Patnaik was speaking to mediapersons after meeting elected PRI representatives […]

Rairakhol protest
Women take up cudgels to revive piped water project in Rairakhol

Rairakhol: Normal life was thrown out of gear in Rairakhol of Sambalpur district today due to a 12-hour bandh called by the Maa Lakshmi Pratibeshi Mahila Samiti demanding completion of a piped water supply project. Shops were shut and vehicular traffic was disrupted due to the dawn-to-dusk bandh in the town. Residents of Rairakhol and […]

Two school kids killed as truck overturns, falls on them

Sambalpur: Two school children died and two others sustained critical injuries when a truck overturned and fell on them on NH-55 near Rairakhol in Sambalpur district today. Sources said the incident occurred at around 10.45 am, when the kids were returning from school and a pipe-laden truck turned turtle and fell on them. While two […]