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Tag: Sambalpur

Mahanadi Utsav
Mahanadi Utsav 2021: Boat Race, Awareness Drive Conducted In Odisha’s Sambalpur

These visuals are from ‘Mahanadi Utsav’ underway in Odisha’s Sambalpur district. People gathered in large numbers to witness traditional boat racing competition held in Mahanadi River.

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Dam Or Building !!
Sambalpur Municipal Corporation New Building Replicating Hirakud Dam Almost Ready!

This captivating structure resembling Hirakud Reservoir, the world’s longest dam, will be the new office building of Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) & Sambalpur Development Authority. The 4-storey building which is nearing completion is being constructed over 5 acres land at Durgapali on the outskirts of Sambalpur.

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Odisha Sarpanch Caught On Cam Demanding Percentage Commission, Video Goes Viral
Odisha Sarpanch Caught On Cam Demanding Percentage Commission, Video Goes Viral

Palpable tension gripped Kabarapali GP under Jujumara block in Sambalpur block after an audio-video clip of a telephonic conversation purportedly between a contractor and the sarpanch over percentage commission went viral on social media platforms. 

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Villagers Detain Govt Officials In Odisha's Sambalpur

Irate over the move, the villagers, who were opposing the land acquisition for a long time, held the officials' hostage. They were released at least after two hours following the intervention of local police who reached the village and pacified the angry villagers.

Baby’s STRUGGLE !!
Elephant Calf ‘Turns Turtle’ In Mud, Rescued By Forest Personnel

A video showing baby elephant’s plight in the mud has surfaced from Badajharana forest under Kuchinda Wildlife Sanctuary in Sambalpur. As per reports, the calf had slipped and injured itself after coming to the area to drink water.

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Brothers Fall Into Well While Chatting
CCTV Visuals: Brothers Fall Into Well While Chatting, Die

Two brothers reportedly in inebriated condition drowned after falling into a well in Odisha’s Sambalpur on Monday. The video of this incident was caught in the CCTV.

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Congress Worker Beaten Up
Watch | Congress Worker Beaten Up By ‘BJD Members During Protest

Demanding justice for murdered lady teacher Mamita Meher, members of Congress staged demonstration protesting Odisha CM’s visit to Sambalpur. However, some ruling-BJD members reportedly attacked a Congress worker and thrashed him mercilessly.

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Action After Ragging!
Odisha VSSUT Ragging: Stern Action Taken Against 12 Students

After a ragging incident was reported from Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) on September 22, action has been taken against as many as 12 students. The disciplinary Committee of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has suspended two students for two years and 10 others for one year.

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Ragging Resurfaces !
Odisha: VSSUT 3rd Year Student ‘Thrashed By Seniors’

Fresh allegations of ragging have surfaced at the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Sambalpur. This time a third year student was allegedly ragged and thrashed by fourth year students inside the hostel in the university’s campus.

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Ambulance Failure!
Odisha: Patient Dies Midway After Ambulance Breaks Down On Way To Hospital

In an unfortunate incident, a patient died on her way to Burla hospital reportedly after the 108 ambulance carrying her broke down midway in Sambalpur on Monday (Sept 20).

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Samaleswari Temple
Light & Sound Show Inaugurated At Samaleswari Temple On Occasion Of Nuakhai Festival

On the occasion of Nuakhai festival, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has virtually inaugurated light and sound show at Samaleswari temple in Sambalpur district on Saturday.

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Is This A Hospital
Patients, newborns languishing on floor in Odisha Hospital

These are patients lying on hospital floor. Without beds, patients occupy whatever vacant space available on the floor in a bid to get treatment. This is the state of affairs at the Sambalpur district headquarters hospital.

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‘End Of An Era’
'Laxmi Talkies' In Odisha: Musty Aroma Of An Era Gone By

The famous Laxmi Talkies, which was once known as the face of Sambalpur in Odisha is now a grim portrait of an era gone by. The envelope of green moss and trees has erased all traces of its original colour.

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‘Fight Govt Till End’
Unique ‘Jal Satyagraha’ Protest In Odisha

This is a unique protest staged by the residents of Sambalpur on Thursday (September 9). These are the locals who are expected to be displaced by the Samaleswari Temple Area Management and Local Economy Initiatives (SAMALEI) scheme of the Odisha government.

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Even Rainfall Cannot Help Now: Odisha Farmers

Fear of drought in Odisha’s Sambalpur is palpable among farmers. Drought situation in Sambalpur district seems more than likely as the region has reportedly received just a fraction of rain this year compared to a normal monsoon season.

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The Magic Hands That Weave Exquisite Sambalpuri Saree Now Beg For Survival
The Magic Hands That Weave Exquisite Sambalpuri Saree Now Beg For Survival

Factors like decline in turnover, withdrawal of education and health benefits, discontinuation of bonus and commission, besides, denial of thrift deposit withdrawal have led to exodus of weavers

Odisha: Ex-Vice Chancellor Of Sambalpur University 'Hacked To Death' For Rs 100!

Former Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Sambalpur University Prof. Dhrubaraj Naik was allegedly axed to death on Sunday. A miscreant attacked the Professor with an axe when he was at his residence in Sargiguda.

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Two Trampled To Death In Separate Jumbo Attacks In Odisha

Angul/Sambalpur: Two persons including an elderly woman were killed in elephant attack in separate incidents in Angul and Sambalpur districts on Thursday. Mamata Sethy, a resident Talagarh under Bantala police…

Odisha: Second 300-Bed Covid-19 Hospital To Come Up At VIMSAR

Sambalpur: In view of the unprecedented second round surge of coronavirus infection in western Odisha, the State government on Wednesday decided to set up an additional Covid-19 specialty hospital at…

Sambalpur Varsity Bags Patent For Millet-Based Cake Mix
Sambalpur Varsity Bags Patent For Millet-Based Cake Mix

Sambalpur: Researchers at Sambalpur University in Odisha have developed a millet-based cake premix that has nutritional and therapeutic value, and received a patent for their invention, an official of the…

ragging allegation
Odisha: Ragging Allegation Comes Up In Sambalpur Homoeopathy Medical College

Sambalpur: Close on the heels of ragging allegations on the campuses of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences And Research (VIMSAR) and Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT)…

Student At Odisha’s VSSUT Alleges Ragging By Seniors; Probe Begins

Sambalpur: A student at the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has alleged that he had been ragged by his seniors in the varsity campus. The university disciplinary committee and anti-ragging cell has initiated a probe following a complaint lodged by the victim who is a second year student. The disciplinary panel has started […]

Covid Cases Odisha
Odisha: Gayatri College Of Pharmacy In Sambalpur Shut After 2 Staff Test Positive For Covid-19

Sambalpur: The authorities of Gayatri College of Pharmacy on Thursday announced closure of the institute after two of its staff tested positive for Covid-19. Founder Director Dr Ashok Satpathy said, “Both of them were found positive for Covid-19 after they underwent antigen test. We are awaiting for the RT-PCR test reports.” Satpathy further informed that […]

Odisha: 18 Students At VIMSAR Fined Rs 54,000 For Ragging Juniors

Sambalpur: As many as 18 senior students at Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla in Sambalpur faced financial punishment on charges of ragging their junior students at the institute. They have been imposed a collective fine of Rs 54,000 following recommendations of the anti-ragging committee of the institute. “After a […]

Primary School
Odisha To Establish 3 Eklavya Schools In Sambalpur

Sambalpur (Odisha): The Odisha government has decided to set up three Eklavya model residential schools for tribal students in Sambalpur district, an official said on Sunday. The schools will be established in tribal-dominated Jamankira, Bamra and Jujumura blocks, he said. Sambalpur District Welfare Officer Gitanshu Das said the Centre will construct the buildings for the […]