Palpable tension prevailed at the Panchayat Samiti meeting in Sambalpur’s Jujumara block when the local BDO, CDPO, and officials of several other departments were forcefully served moldy chhatua (sattu) and badam laddoo by a Samiti member.
Samiti member Jayanta Pradhan said he wanted the officials to see what these beneficiaries are forced to eat, which is why he intentionally served them chhatua and laddoo covered in mold.
The lawyers have been striking over the demand for a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in western Odisha at Sambalpur.
The association picketed at Kacheri Chhak and refrained from doing any court work.
The Department only took one year to set up the dense forest by adopting the Japanese Miyawaki method.
A giant 10-ft long python was rescued from Chaurpur area of Sambalpur. After passersby spotted the reptile in a bush, they immediately informed forest dept officials. The python was safely rescued and released in reserve forest.
A gharial crocodile was found dead on the banks of Mahanadi river near Marwari Pada Ghat in Sambalpur yesterday (Sept 12). The carcass was recovered from the water body by local people. A GPS tracking device was found attached to the gharial’s tail. Forest officer who reached the spot informed that it might have come up from Satkosia.
It is alleged that despite not being beggars, many common people are forcibly being taken to the rehab centre against their will.
A Youtuber was arrested by a team of Forest Department officials in Odisha. The YouTuber was arrested for illegal possession of snakes and chameleons at his house in Sambalpur district.
Swelling of rivers has inundated several parts of Odisha. Watch these visuals from Sambalpur, Binika, Bargarh, Baramba, Boudh, and Basta as the state faces a possible flood situation.
According to sources, the miscreants damaged the CCTV inside the ATM and cut its cable before decamping with the cash machine.
It is believed that he was unable to come to terms with the loss and consumed poison kept at his house.
The irregularities will run into crores, sources said. It is alleged that the officials looking after rice supply are involved in the scam in connivance with the supply agencies.
The ambulance could not reach his village due to unavailability of road. Finding no other option, Dehuri was carried on a cot for five kilometres and brought near the ambulance, source added.
One of Chinmayee’s brothers broke his leg in the accident. Fortunately, all the other family members had a close shave.