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Tag: Rengali

BJP MLA Nauri Nayak Alleges Discrepancy In His Covid Test Reports

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Rengali constituency, Nauri Nayak, has alleged discrepancy in his Covid 19 test reports. On Saturday, Nayak alleged that the Covid-19 test he underwent on the Assembly premises on November 19 came out positive while the findings made in the report of an ICMR-approved private lab showed him […]

Cop suspended for thrashing woman in police station

Bhubaneswar: Cases of police highhandedness surfaced in different parts of the State, once again reigniting the debate over police excesses. While one video purportedly showed Cuttack ACP Sk. Sarifuddin verbally abusing and slapping a youth in public, another video showing the Rengali Police Station ASI Dronacharya Sahu beating a woman has also gone viral. In […]

Six workers injured in Bhusan Plant mishap

Sambalpur: Tension prevailed at Bhusan Steel Plant in Rengali of Sambalpur district after six workers were injured after they came in contact with hot steam following a mishap at SMS-I of the plant on Thursday night. Among the six injured, one Raj Kumar Singh, a resident of Bihar, has been shifted to a private hospital […]

Drought scare looms over Dhenkanal, Kandhamal in wake of deficient rain

Dhenkanal/Phulbani: Scanty rainfall has raised drought apprehension in Dhenkanal and Kandhamal districts even as the farmers are eagerly waiting for good downpour to expedite agriculture work. Several parts of the districts have received below average rainfall this year which halted the tilling activities. Less than expected rainfall in July has left the fields completely dry […]

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Tension at Shyam Metalics plant after worker's death

Sambalpur: Tension erupted on the premises of Rengali-based Shyam Metalics factory when a worker died after falling off a blast furnace today. Demanding adequate compensation for family of the deceased, identified as Gudu Kumar Sahani of Bihar, workers of the factory sat on dharna in front of the main gate. They also asked the factory […]

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Elephant carcass found in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Carcass of a more than 10 year-old female elephant was found near Haladiamba orchard under Rengali range of Sambalpur district on Sunday. Forest department staff, who reached the spot after getting information from villagers, said the pachyderm’s age was likely in between 10 and 15 years. Though it is suspected that the elephant died of sunstroke, the […]

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 […]

Rengali accident
Engineer dies after being hit by Hywa in steel plant

Sambalpur: In a tragic incident, an engineer was killed as a Hywa hit him from behind while he was working in a steel plant in Rengali here late on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Kamlesh Paikray of Chhattisgarh. According to sources, while Kamlesh was on duty at the Viraj Steel and Energy Limited […]

State Election Commission
Repolling at 14 places in Odisha on April 19

Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) finalised April 19 as the date for repolling in the 14 places where the three-tier panchayat polls were stalled due to death of contestants. Notices regarding this will be sent to Panchayat offices, Block offices, Sub-Collector offices and District Collector offices on March 17. According to sources aspiring candidates […]

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Rengali young woman murder: 10 more held for abetting crime

Rengali: As many as 10 persons including father, mother and sister of a young woman, who was killed at Bijapali village in Jharsuguda district on Friday, were arrested by the local police today on charges of abetting two prime accused in committing the murder. Informing newsmen about the arrest, Nrupa Charan Dandasena, SDPO, Brajarajnagar said, […]

High Court
HC allows SEC to hold polls in 4 panchayat samitis

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today lifted an interim stay imposed on the conduct of polls for panchayat samiti member post in Rengali block of Sambalpur district, Kolabira in Jharsuguda, Parjang in Dhenkanal and Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi. A division bench comprising the High Court’s chief justice Vineet Saran and Justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi pronounced the […]