Monthly Archives: December 2011

3 killed in road mishap

Three persons were killed in a road accident on Sunday near Bhalupali Chhack when a brick-laden truck coming from the opposite side hit their bike. The deceased were identified as Andrus Papa, Adi Munda and Lukas Munda of Pitapali village under Sambalpur’s Ainthapali police station limits. The victims belonging to the Christian community had gone

Bus passengers were injured near Sirol

12 passengers of a bus were injured, one of them seriously, when the vehicle rolled down a road near Sirol under Titlagarh police station of Bolangir district, police said. The seriously injured was shifted to the district headquarters hospital at Bolangir while others being treated at a hospital at Titlagarh. said.

‘It’s exciting to be the king’

Hrusikesh Bhoi is a driver at Bargarh district headquarters hospital. But his role as Kansa during the annual Dhanu Yatra has made him an extraordinary personality. Ashok Pradhan spoke to 40-year-old Bhoi about the make-belief virtual kingdom he will rule from December 30. Isn’t it boring donning the same role year after year? I am

In the name of jobs one more humbuggery exposed in Bhushan

Bhusan Power & Steel ltd, Thelkoli is once again on news. One of its engineer Rakesh Kumar along with his colleague working at Thelkoli Plant has been arrested by Sambalpur Police & sends into jail under judicial custody on charges of cheating Millions of rupees from educated and unemployed youth people which are wandering in

Efforts on to open 10 district judge courts

The State Government on Wednesday said that efforts were underway to open district and session judge court in 10 districts, including Rayagada. Replying to a call-attention notice of Dambarudhar Ulaka, Law Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said the Government had made budgetary provision for opening district and session judge courts in 16 districts in the current

Sambalpur civic body may be dissolved

The municipal director has summoned the Sambalpur civic body chairperson and seven councilors to seek their view on the district collector’s recommendations to dissolve the municipal council. The Sambalpur collector had sent the recommendation to the state government two months ago following allegations of tender fixing against the chairperson, Reena Trivedi. “We have received a

Starvation deaths continue to haunt Western Odisha

Western Odisha has always been in the news, albeit for all wrong reasons. Two years ago, Jhintu Bariha of Chabripali village under Khaprakhol block of Balangir died along with five members of his family due to alleged malnutrition. This year, tribal Siba Naik (65) died of malnutrition and hunger on July 8. A Dalit labourer

Bandh disrupts life in Angul, train services hit

Angul (Odisha), Dec 21 (PTI) Normal life was affected while services of several long distance trains were disrupted in Angul today in response to a bandh called by the District Bar Association demanding setting up of a district judge court and office of CI of schools here. While vehicular movement was disrupted, East Coast Railway

On Demand of Separate state, campaign starting from 23

Demanding separate Kosal  state once again Koshal Kranti Dal (KKD)  is once again  started their campaign. According KKD, by taking this demand of Separate Koshal State a   mass campaign will be starting from 23rd of December till   January 23rd in whole Western Odisha. Beside this on the issue of separate state, KKD will encompass in

Interstate Sambalpuri Drama Competition At Sambalpur

The 15th Veer Surendra Sai Inter-state Sambalpuri Drama Competition, organised by Yuba Udayan, will be held at the Aranyaka Mandap at Jharuapara , Sambalpur from 24th December to 31st December 2011.   As many as 22 sambalpuri-Kosli drama will be performed on the stage with three dramas per day. The dramas will start from 6