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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.

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).

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.

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.

‘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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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 […]

Odisha: MBBS Student Alleges Ragging By Seniors At VIMSAR, Probe Begins
Odisha: MBBS Student Alleges Ragging By Seniors At VIMSAR, Probe Begins

Sambalpur: The anti-ragging cell of Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla on Friday launched a probe after a student of the institute alleged ragging by seniors. According to initial reports, a second year MBBS student reported the ragging incident during visit of the anti-ragging squad of the medical college to […]

three arrested
Odisha: 4 Arrested For Setting Forest On Blaze

Dhenkanal: As many as three persons have been arrested on charges of setting fire at Ranjagada reserve forest here in Dhenkanal district. The accused caught by the forest department personnel have been identified as Hrudananda Singh, Sahadeb Behera and Anirudha Behera. Hrudananda belongs to Mandiapada village under Kankadahada police station in the district while two […]

Forest fire
Similipal Apart, Forests In Many Other Parts In Odisha Up In Flames

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha forest department is struggling to bring raging forest fire in Similipal biosphere reserve under control, reports of similar incidents of wildfire have surfaced in several parts of the State. A day after a massive fire broke out at the Khandagiri hill, on the outskirts of the Capital city, destroying […]

Odisha: Lawyer Held For Producing Fake Court Order To Release Seized Vehicle
Odisha: Lawyer Held For Producing Fake Court Order To Release Seized Vehicle

Sambalpur: A lawyer has been arrested for allegedly preparing a fake court order to facilitate release of a vehicle from police station in Sambalpur district. The accused has been charged under Section 466 of IPC (Forgery of record of Court or of public register, etc). According to sources, the accused lawyer had prepared the fake […]

3 Youths Killed As Motorbikes Collide In Odisha's Nayagarh
Three Killed As Speeding Truck Hits Two Motorbikes In Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Three persons were killed while one sustained critical injuries after their motorbikes, they were riding were hit by an unknown truck in Bareipali area of Sambalpur district late on Tuesday night. The deceased persons have been identified as the residents of Hirakud area in the district. The injured has been admitted to Veer Surendra […]

Gouri das
Sambalpur Forest Ranger Suspended For Elephant Deaths

Sambalpur: Odisha government has suspended a forest official for negligence in protection of elephants during his tenure that resulted in number of jumbo deaths in the district. “On February 6, the PCCF has initiated departmental proceedings against Sadar forest ranger Gouri Shankar Dash. Based on the reports of elephants’ deaths in the previous years, the […]

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 […]

VSSUT Exams Postponed Amid Covid Surge

Burla: Examinations scheduled to be held today at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) here in Sambalpur district have been postponed till further order. This was informed by the the Vice Chancellor Bibhuti Bhushan Pati through a notification. Decision to put exams on hold was taken after a sudden spike in Covid-19 cases in […]