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Agricultural lands submerged due to breaches in Sason Canal

Over hundred acres of agricultural lands submerged due to breaches in Sason Canal were submerged following a 50- ft breach in embankment of Sason canal near Talab village in Sambalpur. The agricultural lands of around 10 villages under two gram panchayats have been inundated by water. Locals alleged that today’s incident shows callous attitude of

Pradhan flagged off Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur

Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Manoj Sinha flagged off Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via video conferencing. The ministers flagged off the inaugural run at 6.45 am from Railway Board at New Delhi. It will depart from Bhubaneswar at 7.10 am every Saturday and will reach New Delhi at 10.40 am the next day. The train

High alert in sambalpur 30 injured with 10 cops

The alleged custodial death of a 22-year-old theft accused, Abinash Munda of Bhalupali, turned the Ainthapali police station in the city into a war zone on Friday morning. High alert has been sounded in Sambalpur city in the wake of the riot-like situation. Though police claimed that Abinash hung himself in the custody, the people

Sambalpur on Boil: Locals ransack, torch police station over custodial death

Protesting the death of a man in police custody at Ainthapali police station in Sambalpur district late Thursday night, locals today wreaked havoc and ransacked the station premises. Property worth lakhs of rupees have been damaged during the incident, however fire personnel could not reach the spot due to road blockade by the local people.

ECI appointed new SP and Collector in Bargarh

The Election Commission of India has decided to appoint new SP and Collector in Bargarh district. This is happened for the coming by-poll election of  Bijepur Assembly constituency which is scheduled for February 24th. The ECI has asked the state government to recommend the names of three IAS officers and three IPS officers belonging to the Odisha cadre who have

Sambalpur Railway Division decides to resume train services

Sambalpur Railway Division decided to restore the round-way services of Rourkela-Koraput Express temporarily on tri-weekly basis from Sunday. Rourkela-Koraput Express will leave Rourkela every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from Sunday while it will leave Koraput every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Similarly, the services of Visakhapatnam-Durg passenger will be restored temporarily on tri-weekly basis till March

Odisha CM demands more trains in current Railway Budget 2018

On Thursday,  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that the Center should immediately fulfill the just demands of the state for a daily Rajdhani to Delhi via Sambalpur and a new pair of trains to Allahabad and Mumbai. In his reaction on the Budget for the railway sector, CM said that his government is expecting that

Kalahandi Bandh: Protesting for chance given to outsider in Sikhya Sahayak posts

Normal life was disrupted during a 12-hour bandh in Kalahandi district called by various political parties and outfits in protest against certificate verification of candidates from other districts for appointments to Sikhya Sahayak posts Wednesday. Since 6 am, the agitators burnt tyres and laid large pipes on roads while staging blockades at various intersections such

Odisha HC disqualifying Sundargarh legislator Jogesh Singh

Odisha HC disqualifying Sundargarh legislator Jogesh Singh for submitting fake caste certificate in the nomination of 2014 Assembly Elections. “Now Congress party has lost the Opposition status in Odisha”, stated by Senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra today “For the Opposition party tag, a political party needs one tenth of total seats of the House. As per the

Attack to RPF Inspector by Iron Rod in Titlagarh

RPF inspector Sushil Pathak was attacked by three masked miscreants with an iron rod and he was injured seriously on the head. This was happend in late Saturday night while he was returning from duty. Pathak was rescued and admitted to the Titilagarh sub-division hospital where he had to undergo at least 35 stitches on his