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Odisha Panchayat elections 2017: Polling Date, Counting of Votes, and Results

The three-tier panchayat polls in Odisha began Monday amid cases of poll violence reported in different parts of the state. The state is scheduled to hold the Panchayat elections in five phases between February 13 and February 21. The timing of polling is 7 am to 12:00 pm. On polling days, counting of votes starts from 1

State Pollution Control Board move to manage biomedical waste

The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has urged Sambalpur Collector to provide at least two acres of land at a strategic location in the district for developing common biomedical waste management facility. The facility will be developed to facilitate treatment and disposal of biomedical waste generated from the hospitals of Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balangir, Bargarh and

Soccer startup aims to induce global practices in India

A sports startup, aimed at football, is trying to introduce matured global practices in grooming talent through a business model, in association with corporates in India. The startup, part of Ekalavya Sports and Skill Development, owned by former national football player Kalyan Chaubey, with 21 years of footballing, sold-off his two houses to finance the

Sambalpur cops request ED to probe cash seizure

Sambalpur police has requested the Enforcement Directorate (ED), New Delhi to inquire into the seizure of Rs 1.43 crore from a car. Informing this to mediapersons, Sambalpur SP Akhileswar Singh said a copy of the FIR and details of cash seizure have been sent to the Enforcement Directorate, New Delhi. He also revealed that a team

Odisha govt keen to bring tribal districts on par with developed districts

Odisha’s chief minister Naveen Patnaik said on Wednesday that the State government is keen to bring tribal districts on par with other developed districts in Odisha. Addressing a gathering at Bhangabari in Bhawanipatna, Patnaik said the government is sincerely working for the development of the back ward regions and deprived class in the State. “We

Commencement of melting facility at Sambalpur

 Himadri Speciality Chemical Ltd has informed BSE that the Company’s melting facility at Sambalpur in the state of Odisha has commenced its operations. Pdf Link: Commencement of melting facility at Sambalpur, Odisha Source : BSE – www.bseindia.com

Women dismantle roof for mother’s funeral in Kalahandi

The Kalahandi district, which was in the news recently when a tribal man carried his wife’s dead body for kilometres for want of transport, has hit the headlines again for the wrong reason. With nobody coming forward to lend a helping hand, four daughters were forced to carry the body of their mother on their

Railway conduct mock drill at lapanga

In a bid to check preparedness of railway staff in case of train accidents, a mock drill exercise was conducted by Sambalpur Railway Division at Lapanga Railway Stationon Friday. Various rescue, fire fighting and passenger techniques were demonstrated in the drill to prevent loss of life during railway accidents. The drill was carried out with

Army Open Bharti / Rally Registration for Soldier Posts

An Indian Army Recruitment Rally under the aegis of Headquarters Recruiting Zone, Kolkata will be conducted by Army Recruiting Office, Sambalpur from 17.10.2016 to 23.10.2016 at VSS Stadium, Sambalpur to enroll eligible candidates into the Indian Army from districts of Odisha ie, Angul, Balangir, Bargarh, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Jharsugura, Keonjhar, Sambalpur, Subarnapur & Sundargarh. Candidates can

Two dead in lightning strikes Bargarh

In a tragic incident, at least two persons died while one person is believed to be severely injured during lightning strikes in Bargarh district on Wednesday. According to information, Nagendra Kumbhar of Barapadar village under Bheden PS and Balram Kumbhar of Baliapal village under Binika PS died on the spot during the lightning strike while