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Odisha Sub Inspector Arrested For Misbehaving With Woman, Video Goes Viral

A video purportedly showing a Sub Inspector (SI) of Police misbehaving with a woman in an inebriated state, late at night at her residence, has gone viral.

Brown sugar seized
Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Rs 1.2 Lakh Seized In Talcher, 1 Held

Angul: Excise department seized brown sugar worth Rs 1.2 lakh at Hatatota in Talcher on Friday and arrested one person in this connection. Acting on a tip-off, the Excise department officials raided the ITI square area and seized the contraband from the possession of the drugs peddler. A case under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances […]

ECoR Commissions Modern Signalling System In NTPC Talcher

Bhubaneswar: The clear standing length (CSL) extension work of the NTPC exchange yard in Talcher has been provided with MSDAC (Multi-Section Digital Axle Counter) replacing the obsolete analogue Axle Counters for better efficiency. Informing about the modern signalling system commissioned in NTPC yard, East Coast Railway (ECoR) stated that the yard is now provisioned with […]

Odisha: Classes To Commence At Three New Medical Colleges From Next Year

Bhubaneswar: Classes in the three new medical colleges, at Talcher, Sundergarh and Puri, will commence from the next academic year. The Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathy has directed health department officials to expedite the necessary arrangements for enabling educational activities to begin at these institutes. As per a press statement released by the Odisha […]

Vigilance raids
Asst Engineer Of Rural Development Dept In Vigilance Net, Raids Underway

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at six places associated with Chandramani Sahu, an assistant engineer of Talcher Rural Development Department, on charges of amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income. According to reports, several teams of the anti-corruption agency raided Sahu’s residences in Dhenkanal Town Planning area, Station Bazar and […]

Retired Doctor Duped Of Lakhs Of Rupees By Girl In Talcher

Angul: Talcher Police arrested a girl from Cuttack for allegedly duping lakhs of rupees by posing as a finance company agent from a retired homoeopathy doctor in Angul district. The girl reportedly met the doctor Bijay Pradhan (a native of Parjang area in Dhenkanal district) who is staying in Angul with his brother, in an […]

Mahanadi Coalfields Unions Call For Strike On July 24 Against Wage Cut

Bhubaneswar: The trade unions at the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd, a subsidiary of Coal India, have called for a strike on July 24 to protest against the miner’s decision to cut wages for workers who had participated in a three-day nationwide cease work early this month, officials said on Sunday. The four trade unions – AITUC, […]

CIL Strike Against Commercialisation Of Coal Blocks: Talcher Coalfields’ Production & Supply Hit

Angul: Mining operations have come to a grinding halt in Mahanadi Coal Fields on Thursday after the trade unions of Coal India Limited (CIL) began a three-day nationwide strike from today opposing the Centre’s decision of commercial mining by private companies. Coal production and supply have remained closed in MCL due to the strike. Different […]

Mercury Rises Further In Odisha, Titlagarh Records Season's Hottest Day At 45.8 Deg Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Sunday witnessed a further rise in maximum day time temperature with as many as 14 towns of the State recording above 40 degree Celsius. Titlagarh which recorded 45.5 degree Celsius on Saturday, posted a further spike in temperature. The western town on Sunday recorded the season’s highest temperature so far of 45.8 […]

Botched Up Injection Leaves Needle Inside Body Of Minor Girl

Talcher: In a case of gross medical negligence, a 5-year-old girl was left to suffer as a broken needle got stuck in her body after she was treated at a private clinic in Talcher four months back. As per reports, the minor girl named Shalini was taken to a private clinic by her parents, Niranjan […]

Air pollution in Odisha's Bhubaneswar, Cuttack & Rourkela higher than B'lore, Raipur & Mumbai!

Bhubaneswar: Air pollution is real in Odisha, notwithstanding the claims of State government. The State’s three top cities Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Rourkela stand more polluted than cities like Raipur (Chhattisgarh capital), Indore (MP) and Bangalore (Karnataka). Even, the air of India’s commercial capital Mumbai looks better than the silver city and Odisha’s commercial city Cuttack […]

CO, O3 pollutants higher in Bhubaneswar air than Delhi

Bhubaneswar: With the exit of monsoon from Odisha, aerosols cover in the atmosphere over Odisha have increased. Even as the Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) value for Odisha has been estimated at around 0.8-0.9, which is almost at par with Delhi’s AOD, the air quality index (surface air) of Odisha looks far healthier than Delhi. As […]

MCL Suffers Rs 2.6cr Loss Due To Stir Over Goat's Death

Bhubaneswar: The Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) said it suffered a loss of Rs 2.68 crore due to agitation over the death of a goat. The stir occurred at Talcher coalfields over the demand of local residents for Rs 60,000 as compensation for the death of the goat, killed in an accident with a coal transportation […]

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‘Pollution Level Critical In Six Cities Of Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: The increase in pollution levels across Odisha was one of the key concerns raised during the 36th Foundation Day celebration of the Odisha Pollution Control Board today. During the event, it was learned that in cities like Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Balasore, Angul and Talcher there has been a significant rise in pollution levels. As […]

Landslide At MCL: 14 Days Post Mishap Another Body Recovered

Talcher: Two weeks after the landslide at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in Bharatpur of Talcher on July 23, a rescue team today retrieved another unidentified body from the debris. Though bodies of three labourers were pulled out of the rubble following the landslide, whereabouts of a missing security guard Ramesh […]

BJP withdraws week-long agitation

Talcher: BJP leaders on Wednesday announced their decision to withdraw the week-long agitation that crippled coal production and supply at Talcher Coalfields of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Odisha’s Angul district after a mishap at a mine claimed four lives last week. MCL officials said they are examining the situation before taking any decision on […]

MCL Coal mine Landslide: Body Parts Of Last Missing Person Recovered

Angul: Rescuers today recovered some parts of another body trapped under the debris at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in Bharatpur of Talcher. As per reports, a joint team of NDRF and MCL’s mine rescuers retrieved a severed hand and some other parts of a person’s body from the debris. However, […]

Tension grips MCL mine in Talcher following death of on-duty security guard

Angul: Tension prevailed at Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) Balaram coal mines in Talcher as labourers and security staff staged a dharna demanding ex-gratia and job for one of the family members of a security guard who was killed in an accident. The deceased, Kailash Maharana was a resident of Kalamchuin village and was working as […]

Mercury crosses 44 deg C in 9 places as Odisha swelters under intense heat wave

Bhubaneswar: The heat wave condition continues to intensify in Odisha with nine places of the State recording temperatures above 44 degree Celsius today. As per data of the Meteorological department, Titlagarh seemed to have turned into a burning cauldron as it recorded temperature of 46.5 degree Celsius, the maximum for any station this summer. Other […]

Naveen targets Centre over KALIA scheme, coal royalty

Angul: The BJD president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today campaigned at four places of Angul district. During his public address in Ghantapada area of Talcher Assembly constituency, he slammed the Centre and BJP leaders for neglecting Odisha. The Chief Minister accused the Centre of hatching a conspiracy to stop KALIA scheme and targeted […]

Elephant tramples 5 persons to death in Angul

Angul: At least five persons including two girls and a woman were killed by a stray elephant in separate incidents in Talcher late night on Thursday. Panic gripped Sandha village after an elephant trampled three persons of a family to death. One Kalia Saaar along with his two-year-old daughter Anita and his cousin Sarathi who […]

Heat wave intensifies in Odisha; 12 places record temperature above 40 degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under intense heat wave as 12 places in the State recorded maximum temperature above 40 degree Celsius on Monday. Talcher recorded the highest temperature at 43.8 degrees Celsius, followed by Angul which recorded 43.7 degrees Celsius. The mercury stood at 43 degrees Celsius in western Odisha town Titlagarh. The maximum […]

At 44.2 Deg C Bhubaneswar Hottest In Odisha, Mercury Breaches 73 Year Record
Mercury crosses 40 degree C in 9 places in Odisha; Talcher hottest at 43.1

Bhubaneswar:  Intense heat wave severely affected normal life across Odisha today as temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius in nine places in the State. Talcher recorded highest 43.1 degree C followed by Titlagarh with 43 degree C. Similarly, Angul recorded 41.7 degree C, Bhawanipatna-42.5, Bolangir-42, Jharsuguda-40.9, Sonepur-40.8, Sambalpur-40.1, Sundergarh-40, Bhubaneswar & Cuttack recorded maximum temperature of […]

3 including a minor killed in elephant attacks across Odisha

Talcher/Bonai/Dhenkanal: Three persons including a seven-year-old child lost their lives and another was injured in separate elephant attacks in the State today. An elderly man was trampled to death by a tusker in Deulabeda area of Talcher. The deceased identified as Kedar Nath Prasad was standing near his house when the tusker allegedly attacked and […]

Illegal coal depots busted in Angul

Angul: Police today unearthed two illegal coal depots near Brahamani River basin in Santhapda village under Talcher Police limits of Angul and seized more than 350 tonnes of coal. As part of their drive to check illegal mining and smuggling, police have been conducting several raids in the district. Acting on a tip-off, police officials […]