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Vigilance Raids Office, Residence Of Forest Ranger In Titlagarh

Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided multiple places associated with Forest Ranger in Muribahala of Titlagarh Prashant Nayak on the allegation of possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. This morning, officials of the anti-corruption department conducted simultaneous raids at four places in connection with a disproportionate assets (DA) charge […]

Pvt Company Slapped Rs 7.5 Crore Penalty For 'Illegal Stone Mining'
Odisha: Pvt Company Slapped Rs 7.5 Crore Penalty For 'Illegal Stone Mining'

Bolangir: In a major crackdown on illegal stone quarrying, the authorities in Bolangir district have imposed a fine of over Rs 7.5 crore on a private company engaged in stone crushing and illegal mining and transportation of the same in excess. As per the locals of Nirmuha village under Titlagarh Tehsil, the company was allegedly […]

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 […]

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Temperature To Soar In Next Two Days In Odisha, Mercury Hits 40 Degree Celsius At Some Places

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar predicted that temperature across the State will rise by two to three degree Celsius in two days in Odisha. “The maximum day temperature is very likely to rise by 2-3 degree Celsius and no large change thereafter,” said IMD in its official release. Besides, three places of […]

Odisha Girls Harassed, Tortured And Forced To Clean Toilets In Hyderabad Hospital

Titlgarh: As many as twelve girls from Saintala block under Titlagarh Sub-Division of Bolangir district were allegedly subjected to harassment and torture in Hyderabad. All the girls had got job offer at a hospital in Hyderabad after completing government’s skill development programme in the State. The matter came to light after the girls reached Odisha […]

2 Unidentified Bodies Found On Titlagarh Railway Station Platform

Titlagarh: Two bodies of unidentified persons were found on Titlagarh Railway Station platform on Tuesday putting public & railway authorities at unease. Though there is no particular information about how the bodies came to the station, it is suspected that those were brought on to the platform by someone in Ahmedabad-Puri Express. The Railway Police […]

Very Heavy rainfall in Umerkote, Sonepur, Boudh, Rourkela & Keonjhar; All eyes on Brahmani, Baitarani

Bhubaneswar: With an associated low level circulation persisting over Odisha, very heavy rainfall is predicted at places like Umerkote in Nabarangpur district, many places in districts like Kalahandi, Sonepur, Boudh and adjoning areas of Kandhamal. The precipitation will amount to over 204 mm today. However, the heavy rainfall will not trigger any flood, though high […]

'Odisha will see good precipitation, but it will not precipitate floods in State'

Bhubaneswar: With the satellite images showing scattered cloud cover of very intense convection over Odisha, Monsoon rains have resumed in some parts of Odisha, since last 24 hours. As per IMD and Skymet analyses, Monsoon has become active in Odisha following the formation of a fresh Cyclonic Circulation over the Northwest Bay of Bengal. The […]

Mercury crosses 40 degree C mark in 11 places of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heat wave conditions returned to haunt people in several parts of Odisha with mercury breaching the 40 degrees Celsius mark in 11 places on Friday. Titlagarh recorded highest maximum temperature of 43.5 degrees Celsius. As per the Met department report, Jharsuguda recorded 42.6 degrees Celsius, while the mercury touched 41.1 degrees C mark in […]

Odisha reels under heat wave, Mercury above 40 degC in 12 places

Bhubaneswar: Heat wave continues to intensify in Odisha with 12 places across the State recording temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius today. As per the data of the regional Meteorological department, Sambalpur seemed to have turned into a boiling cauldron as it recorded temperature of 44.7 degrees Celsius, the maximum across the State today. Similarly, Sonepur […]

Titlagarh boils at 45.8 degrees C, mercury crosses 40 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius mark in 15 places across Odisha today as heat wave conditions continued to hit normal life across the State. Titlagarh recorded the highest temperature of 45.8 degree Celsius followed by Bolangir with 45.5 degree C and Sambalpur 44.6 degree C. Similarly, mercury touched 44.2 in Sonepur, Hirakud-44.1, Jharsuguda-43.6, Talcher-43.2, […]

10 places across Odisha record temperature above 40 degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Temperature in as many as 10 districts of Odisha soared above 40 degree Celsius as heat wave conditions remained unabated in the State on Monday. The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority said heat wave conditions will persist for at least five days in around 15 districts including some in coastal and southern region. Titlagarh in western […]

Heat wave singes western Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the summer sun spewing fire, a heat wave is sweeping the State, especially Western Odisha. The day temperature in western and interior parts of Odisha has been hovering over 40 degrees Celsius for the past few days. In the coastal parts of the State, which is largely out of power after being ravaged […]

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New Modus operandi in PDS rice diversion detected in Titlagarh

Bolangir: In what appears to be a case of officials of Odisha State Warehousing Corporation (OSWC) cocking a snook at State’s much vaunted PDS system, local residents of Titlagarh revealed how the staff took out 3-4kg of rice/wheat from each gunny bags and later sprinkled water on the bags to gain weight. “We are being […]

Heat wave grips Odisha; 11 places record temp above 40 degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Normal life was affected across Odisha today as intense heat wave swept across many places in the State. In total, 11 places of the State recorded maximum temperature above 40 degree Celsius. Titlagarh recorded the highest temperature of 43.5 degree Celsius followed by Angul and Bolangir at 42.7 and 42.5 degree Celsius respectively. Talcher […]

BJD MLA candidates face public wrath in Titlagarh and Sonepur

Titlagarh/Sonepur: Ahead of the 2nd phase polls, two BJD MLA candidates Tukuni Sahu and Padmanabh Behera were opposed by local residents in their respective constituencies inTitlagarh and Sonepur today. During a poll campaign at Ward no 14 of Titlagarh, locals gheraoed Sahu and detained her alleging that no development work was done in last five […]

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 […]

Traffic stalls ambulance for 4 hours in Bolangir

Bolangir: A tuberculosis patient from Tepsa village in Kalahandi district today faced a testing four hours when an ambulance carrying him was stuck in a traffic jam on Bolangir-Titlagarh road. As per reports, the patient identified as Hari Majhi was being carried in the ambulance from Titlagarh hospital to Bolangir district headquarters hospital. However, the […]

Mystery shrouds death of leopard in Bolangir

Bolangir: Days after a leopard was found dead in Saintala area of Bolangir district, the statements of Bolangir DFO Sameer Sadangi citing it as a ‘natural death’ and not due to any trap has now stirred a controversy. While a video clearly shows that the leopard was trapped in a wire entangled to a tree, […]

Leopard death in Titlagarh stokes concerns over wildlife safety

Titlagarh: A day after a leopard was found dead after being caught in a trap in the core area of Kalakuta forest under Badmal Range in Titlagarh, concerns are being raised over the safety of wild animals. Despite being a prohibited area, questions being raised on how poachers managed to kill the leopard. Locals are […]

Dreaded criminal injured during encounter in Titlagarh

Bolangir: A dreaded criminal Babul Mahanand was arrested following an encounter by Titlagarh Police on Saturday. Babul, who has sustained a bullet injury on his leg, is now undergoing treatment at VSS Medical College & Hospital in Burla. Acting on a tip-off regarding the movement of the criminal, Titlagarh Police had conducted a raid. However, […]

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Primary education infrastructure in a shambles in Bolangir

Bolangir: Though the State government claims to have rolled out various schemes to boost primary education in the State, the ground reality totally paints a different picture. The students in different parts of the State are mainly suffering due to lackadaisical attitude of the officials at the grassroots level. The Gualbadi Primary School under Saintala […]

Leopard spotted on road in Titlagarh

Titlagarh: A video of a leopard roaming on a road at Saintala near the ordnance factory in Titlagarh has gone viral. The video was recorded by a man passing by the road when he spotted the animal late yesterday night. Subsequently, he took out his phone and started recording the movement of the wild animal, […]

12-hour Sindhekela bandh over demand of district status to Titlagarh

Titlagarh: A 12-hour bandh has been called by locals in Sindhekela today demanding block status to the sub-district and district status to Titlagarh. The bandh called by the traders’ association was joined by various groups and later a rally was conducted in the village following which all schools, banks and offices remained closed. According to […]

Dawn-to dusk bandh in Titlagarh for district status

Titlagarh: A dawn-to dusk bandh demanding district status for Titlagarh in Bolangir district crippled normal life in the town today. The 12-hour bandh from 6 am to 6 pm was called by Titlagarh Zilla Kriyanusthan Committee. Shops, business establishments, government and non-government institutions remained closed. Vehicular movement also came to a standstill due to the […]