Kalam urges students to set their goal

Kalam urges students to set their goal

The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise... Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers, Kalam said at the 150th anniversary function of Chandrasekhar Behera Zila School here.

Samleswari Mandir

Samleswari Mandir

Samaleswari Temple is a Hindu temple in Sambalpur, Western Orissa, India dedicated to the goddess known as MAA, also known among the natives as samalei maa, meaning Mother Samaleswari.

Hirakud Dam

Hirakud Dam

Hirakud Dam is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 km from Sambalpur.

Karma Naach: Sambalpuri Folk Dance

Karma Naach: Sambalpuri Folk Dance

This pastoral Sambalpuri folk dance is performed during the worship of the god or goddess of fate

gudguda

gudguda

This is one of the small but beautiful waterfalls of Sambalpur district, Orissa. It sprinkles out from the Gudguda mountain

Though Dusserah is the occasion of Dalkhai the most popular folk-dance of western Orissa, its performance is very common on all other festivals such as Bhaijauntia, Phangun Puni, Nuakhai etc.

The Leaning temple of Huma located about 25 km from Sambalpur. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a well-known structure the world over.

 

RPF constable saves life at Bhubaneswar

Yesterday on Saturday, a RPF constable saved a woman passenger from falling into the gap between a running train and platform at Bhubaneswar station.

The passenger was identified as Nibedita Sahoo , a lecturer of Rama Devi Women’s University Bhubaneswar. She fell into the gap of the running train and platform while she was trying to board Puri-Sambalpur express 18304 for Dhenkanal. She was running to attend her engagement ceremony.

It was Subrat Maharan’s presence of mind, that he immediately lifted the woman from the gap and saved her life. It is routine duty of RPF to check departure of every train.

Nibedita Sahoo expressed her gratitude to the on duty RPF constable for saving her life. She was feeling well and do not have any internal injury

Patient relative looted by showing Bhujali in Burla

With the help of a Bhujali, an amount of Rs. 30,000 was looted from a patient relatives in Burla while he was taking bath in Mahanadi near Kendriya Vidyalaya -2

A man came for her wife treatment in a private nursing home in Burla and staying there. Basically the couple is from Redhakhol. On 7th of February the man with his other relative went for taking bath in Mahanadi near Kendriya Vidyalaya -2. While taking bath, a group of 3 strangers coming near to them and threatening by showing a Bhujali and loot an amount Rs.30000.

Now the man is helpless as all the money what he had, was looted. And he worried about the treatment for his wife because he have no money even for their eating purpose. He came to the police station near by the canal area and lunched a FIR against what happened to him.

This type of cases were happened regularly with patient relatives in Burla. Many times police arrest some thieves  from this canal area and submit to the court for next procedure. But still police is not regularized the security for controlling the bad people in Burla.

These bad people is very harmful to any mankind as Burla is the only one Big Government Hospital in Western Odisha. The dependents are also from the border states. So police should take necessary steps to demoralized the bad people. So further no bad people having courage to do this type of bad things in Burla.

Kalahandi police arrested 4 dacoits

Kalahandi police arrested 4 dacoits and seized guns and cash, related to last month’s loot and murder case in Bhawanipatna.

Last month 10th January, a farmer family was returning to home Junagarh, after selling their cotton products at Bhawanipatna. In the meantime 4 docaits kept eye on this family and attacked. This incident happened in Banmalipur Chawk. The docoits looted 6 lakh from the family. In this attack, one person was killed at the spot while other one has several critical injuries. It is believed that the victims are father and son in relation.

As per the police superintendent of Kalahandi Mr. Battula’s statements, the police seized an amount of Rs. 1, 30, 000 in cash. The police also seized guns and a motorcycle from the dacoits. The arrested dacoits are Umashankar Majhi, Rajendra Majhi, Laxmidhar Nayak and Samburu Sahu. All four docaits are from Kalahandi district and have been involved in several other cases.

Truck Bus Accident, More than 25 people in Hospital

Near Katapali A bridge Sambalpur, early morning a truck bus accident happen. More than 25 people are admitted in hospital.

Western Odisha Bandh in protest of permanent High Court Bench

Western Odisha Bandh in protest of permanent High Court BenchIn the protest of permanent High Court Bench in Western Odisha, Bar associations called 12 hours Bandh in Western Odisha.  Normal life has come to a standstill throughout Western Odisha.

Permanent High Court Bench is a long standing demand from the people of Western Odisha. Till date Government is not listening the demad, as whole, people of Western Odisha supporting this Bandh with Bar Associations.

All educational institutions, business establishments and offices have been closed as protestors are picketing at various places in all the districts in Western Odisha. Not only the road but train transport has also been disrupted at several locations. In Jharsuguda, picketing is taking place at Beheramal, Station Square, Bombay Chowk, BTM colony and National Highway 10 and 49. Sambalpur-Puri Intercity and Rourkela Jharsuguda Passenger have been stranded at Khetrajpur Railway Station in Sambalpur due to the bandh.

Public and political parties have also come forward in support of the bandh. The protestors have threatened that the protest will be intensified if the Government does not heed to the demand of establishing a permanent bench of High Court in Western Odisha.

 

The associations are also protesting the move of the State Bar Council, which recently sought disciplinary action against the protesting lawyers. Members of political parties like the BJD and the Congress, various voluntary organisations and general public have extended their full support to the protest.

The impact of the bandh was witnessed since early morning in Sambalpur, Boudh and other parts of the region as courts, government offices, shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained closed.

The agitators have also staged ‘Rail Roko’ protest while halting Sambalpur-Puri Intercity Express and Bangalore Cant.-Hatia Express at Khetrajpur railway station.

Tension erupted during the bandh observation after police detained several protesters who staged ‘Rail Roko’ agitation at the station. While Sambalpur-Puri Intercity Express has been cancelled after the protest, Bangalore Cant.-Hatia Express was subsequently departed the station.

“We had earlier said that this is not just a lawyers’ protest, rather it is a public movement and it is evident from the participation of large number of public in the Rail Roko protest here today,” said a protesting lawyer.

“We will intensify our protest in future and go to any extent for the fulfillment of our demands. Whatever action is taken, we will not give up and withdraw our agitation,” he added.

Another protesting lawyer alleged that efforts are made to suppress the protest. “It is now a public movement for legitimate demands. We are protesting the efforts being made to suppress our protest. The entire Western Odisha is with us,” he said.

Meanwhile, State law minister Pratap Jena said that the demand of the lawyers for establishment of HC bench will be discussed.

It is worth mentioning here that the Odisha State Bar Council, last month, had written a letter to the Bar Council of India (BCI) seeking action against various lawyers associations continuing protests for establishment of High Court bench in western Odisha.

In the letter, the council had recommended disciplinary action against members of 17 lawyers’ associations and central working committees for continuing protest over establishment of permanent HC bench.