Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sire Sipo Sambalpuri Song

Modi set to address rally in Odisha

BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is set to address an election rally in Sambalpur in Odisha on Friday. This is the Gujarat chief minister’s second rally in the state since February. In his last rally in Bhubaneswar on February 11, Modi had questioned the governance model of Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik.

Maoists Trying to Reorganise: SP

Maoists are trying to re-organise and regain their lost ground in the district, said Sambalpur SP Prateek Mohanty on Thursday. Briefing mediapersons about the exchange of fire that took place on Wednesday, Mohanty said there were 30 to 35 Maoists in the group including eight to 10 female cadres. The exchange of fire took place

Ensure Smooth Functioning of Courts, Offices in W Odisha: HC

In what would come as a major relief to the people of Western Odisha, the Orissa High Court on Wednesday directed the State Chief Secretary and the Director- General of Police to ensure smooth functioning of courts and offices in the region. The full bench of the court comprising Justice P Mohanty, Justice I Mohanty

Local congress members threaten to resign in Bargarh

Congress members of Bargarh have threatened to resign en masse following the reported decision of the Central Election Committee (CEC) of the party to re-nominate all the six sitting MPs including Sanjay Bhoi from Sambalpur. Bargarh District Congress Committee president Ananta Sayan Padhi said there is resentment in the party against Sanjay Bhoi. After the

‘Sala Budha’ is nominated for FIJI International Film Festival, 2014

Director Sabyasachi Mohapatra’s tale of an old man’s wit, Sala Budha is nominated for the competition category of FIJI International Film Festival. The movie participate in the competition with the movies of 11 different countries. The FIJI International Film Festival to be held in GOA by the coming month of June. ‘Sala Budha’ is a

3 taken into custody in chinmaya murder case

Three people were taken into custody by hirakud police in Chinmaya murder case. They seemed to be from one family. Chinmaya murder case is a love matter, police doubt. Police submit the charge sheet against the the culprits.

Sanitation Goes for a Toss in Sambalpur

With the model code of conduct coming into force in the State, the Municipality finds itself in a tight spot to resolve the sanitation woes faced by the denizens. With the recent development in election front, the Municipality cannot finalise the tenders which it had floated for outsourcing of cleaning work. The civic body had

No water, no vote: Nuapada villagers send loud message

About 900 villagers of Dhingiamunda in Nuapada district have threatened to refrain from voting in the coming Lok Sabha and assembly polls if drinking water does not reach their village by March 21. The villagers on Thursday met district collector Jaya Kumar V and put forth their grievances. “We have taken a unanimous decision not

One More Boat Capsizes, all 12 Rescued

Close on the heels of the boat tragedy at Hirakud that claimed 31 lives, another tragedy was averted when a country boat ferrying people from Sambalpur to Mundo Ghat across river Mahanadi capsized after being caught in a strong gale on Tuesday. However all the passengers had a narrow escape and were rescued. Ironically, the