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Odisha's Covid-19 Active Case Count Nears 8,000-Mark; 1379 New Cases In 24 Hours
Odisha's Covid-19 Active Case Count Nears 8,000-Mark; 1379 New Cases In 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to report 1000-plus Covid-19 cases for the third consecutive day with 1379 new cases being reported from different parts of the State in the last 24 hours.…

Baby Boy Scavenges Leftover From Discarded Plate At Tribal Hamlet In Odisha’s Sundargarh
Baby Boy Scavenges Leftover From Discarded Plate At Tribal Hamlet In Odisha’s Sundargarh, Video Goes Viral

Sundargarh: The death of 19 children due to malnutrition at Nagada village in Odisha’s Jajpur district in July, 2016 had evoked outrage not only in the State but across the…

Water Crisis
Odisha: Thirst Forces Women In This Sundargarh Village Trek Miles To Fetch Water

Sundargarh: Women walking miles with pitchers on their head is a familiar scene in Dumdumpada village under Rajgangpur block in the district. With drinking water scarcity getting worse by the day and perennial water sources drying up, the villagers have turned to a stream miles away to meet their daily needs. Around 15 families who […]

Cop Suspended
Odisha: Cop Suspended For Torturing Minor Boy Suspected Of Stealing Phone

Rourkela: A police sub-inspector (PSI) from the Udit Nagar police station in the city was suspended from duty on Wednesday for allegedly torturing a minor boy who he had picked up for questioning in connection with a mobile theft case. According to reports, the minor, who is an orphan and lives with his grandmother in […]

Odisha: Toddler Trampled To Death By Elephant in Sundargarh, Mother Serious

Sundargarh: Jumbo menace continues to haunt residents in several parts of Odisha as a wild elephant trampled a one and half year old girl to death in Hatibari village in the district on Wednesday night. According to sources, the incident occurred when the toddler was returning home with her mother after attending a marriage reception […]

Cold Wave Returns To Odisha, Yellow Warning For Two Districts

Bhubaneswar: After a rise in minimum temperature for the past few days, the cold wave conditions have returned to Odisha throwing normal lives out of gear in several parts of the State. The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Thursday said that night temperature will fall by two to three degrees at many places of […]

All Religious Institutions In Sundargarh To Reopen On Jan 9
All Religious Institutions In Sundargarh To Reopen On Jan 9

Sundargarh: All religious institutions including mosques and churches in the district will be thrown open for public from January 9 after a hiatus of over nine months. A decision in this regard was taken after a discussion with all concerned officials of the district. The district administration has issued advisory and fixed standard operating procedure […]

Wife axed
Odisha: Woman Hacked To Death By Husband In Sundargarh

Sundargarh: In a ghastly act, a man allegedly hacked his wife to death over a family quarrel at Podadihi Basti under Koira police limits in Sundargarh district on Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as Sambari Munda (35). According to reports, the accused, Budhu Munda (30), entered into a quarrel with his wife over […]

Odisha Govt Floats Proposal For Second AIIMS In The State In Sundargarh
Odisha Floats Proposal For Second AIIMS In The State

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has requested the Centre for the establishment of second AIIMS in the State in Sundargarh district. In a letter to the the Secretary of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Rajesh Bhushan, Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathy stated,”Odisha presently has a fully functional AIIMS in Bhubaneswar which has emerged as […]

Odisha Govt Orders Judicial Probe Into 'Custodial Deaths'
Odisha Govt Orders Judicial Probe Into 'Custodial Deaths'

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday informed the Assembly that it has ordered judicial investigations into two recent custodial death allegations reported from Puri and Sundargarh districts last week. Replying to a discussion on the admissibility of an adjournment motion on the state’s law and order situation, Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra […]

Sundargarh: 2 Hapless Girls Whose Families Were Wrecked By Alcohol Appeal Collector For Help

Sundargarh: In a unique protest, two hapless girls from Ranibagicha area in the district on Friday submitted memorandums to the District Magistrate and Collector Nikhil Pawan Kalyan urging the latter to save their village from the menace of liquor which has been ruining families. 10-year old Barsha Priyadarshini lost her parents to the killer brew […]

Three Killed, Eight Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Bolangir: At least three persons were killed and eight others sustained injuries in two separate road accidents in Odisha on Sunday. Three persons were killed following a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw near Sarsara Chhak on Bargarh-Barpalli road. The identity of the three deceased could not be ascertained till the latest reports […]

After 20 Years: Odisha Man Freed From Pakistan Jail Finally Reaches Home
After 20 Years: Odisha Man Freed From Pakistan Jail Finally Reaches Home

Rourkela: 50-year-old Birju Kullu, who was recently released from the Lahore jail in Pakistan after serving 20 years of prison term, was accorded a grand welcome after he reached his native Jangateli village under Rajgangpur block of Sundargarh district today afternoon. Hundreds of villagers of Jagateli and neighboring areas welcomed Birju with dance, songs in […]

Contractual Worker Dies In Rajgangpur Factory Mishap

Sundergarh: In a tragic incident, a contractual worker died in an alleged accident at Dalmia Cement plant here on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Dipak Ekka. Sources said, the alleged mishap took place at the Line-2 unit of the plant. Ekka fell from a height which resulted in his death, sources said. Meanwhile, […]

Odisha Farmers Launch Protest Over Fertilizer Shortage

Sundargarh: Agitated farmers in Sundergarh district created ruckus at the Ration Card Management System (RCMS) office in Rajamunda & the Bonai LAMPCS protesting acute shortage of fertilizers for crops. As per reports, hundreds of farmers had gathered at the Bonai LAMPCS and the RCMS office for urea fertilizer. However, without getting fertilizers after waiting for […]

Pregnant Woman In Odisha Carried On Cot For 2 kms To Board Ambulance

Sundergarh: A pregnant woman on Thursday was carried on a cot for 2 kms to board an ambulance, which allegedly failed to reach the patient due to lack of motorable road in Hatituku village under Lephripara Tehsil of Sundargarh district. A six-month pregnant woman of Hatituku village reportedly sustained burn injuries while cooking this morning. […]

Cold wave in Odisha for next 48 hours, Dry Weather in 23 districts on New Year Day

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Met department has issued orange warning with a prediction that cold and severe cold wave conditions will sweep across half of Odisha’s landscape, the big relief is sunny morning will greet residents in as many as 23 districts in the State on the New Year Day. As per the latest IMD […]

Cold conditions will grip Odisha from Dec 20, chill may greet New Year Day!

Bhubaneswar: Severe cold conditions will grip Odisha from the fourth week of December and will continue till the New Year Day. Though the State will remain mainly dry till the New Year Day, isolated places in coastal districts ranging from Puri to Gopalpur may witness some light rainfall during the week number four in December. […]

Mercury will plunge to below 10 deg C at some places in Odisha on Dec 5, 6!

Bhubaneswar: With the winter season onsetting from December 1, Odisha will not see any immediate drop in night temperatures for next 48 hours from today. However, the night temperatures in Odisha will see a sharp drop to the extent of 3 degree Celsius from coming Wednesday. Though State will not witness any rainfall till December […]

Odisha may see biting cold from next weekend!

Bhubaneswar: Odisha may witness the onset of cooler days from December first week. The minimum temperature in the State is predicted to see a 3 degree Celsius drop from the normal temperature by next weekend. As per the latest weather outlook by IMD, the minimum temperature in Odisha may dip by around 3 degree Celsius […]

Many parts in Odisha will record min temp below 10 deg C from tomorrow!

Bhubaneswar: Even as wintry nights are yet to grip the state as a whole, the air, however, will show a nip in some parts of Odisha. The night time temperatures may drop to around 8 degree Celsius there very soon. As per the US-based National Climate Prediction Centre (NCEP), the night time temperatures in the […]

Weather Alert: Heavy Rainfall Warning Issued For 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar today issued heavy rainfall warning for seven Odisha districts- Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Kalahandi, Sonepur, Boudh and Puri. Duty officer, Ajay Nayak informed that the yesterday’s low pressure area over coastal Odisha moved towards Northwest Odisha and its neighbourhood and under its impact several parts will experience light to moderate […]

Sundergarh Women Allege 'Goondaraj' By Police

Sundergarh: Investigating a case in connection with the vandalisation of Kanika outpost, police allegedly owned the ‘goondaism’-way and thrashed a few villagers including some women in the name of interrogation. Bizzare allegations have surfaced against the policemen with locals of Kanika levelling that the cops indulged in misconduct and tortured them while conducting a probe. […]

President confers Kirti Chakra on martyred Odia jawan

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred gallantry awards on several army personnel including Odisha’s Pradip Kumar Panda (Posthumous). Pradip’s wife, Minati Panda, received the Kirti Chakra from the President today. Pradip, a constable in 130 Battalion of CRPF was honoured with the gallantry award for his supreme sacrifice for the country and his […]

Man, son found dead under mysterious circumstances in Sundergarh

Sundargarh: In an unfortunate incident, bodies of a man and his son were recovered under mysterious circumstances from an abandoned brick kiln in Bankibahal under Hemgiri police limits of the district today. The deceased have been identified to be Mohan Bhaisal and his son Anadi, residents of Podamundi village under Lefripada police limits of the […]