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Police complaint against Sona Mahapatra and Rituraj Mohanty

New turn to the controversy about the remix of sambalpuri song “Rangabati”, the BJP youth has lodged a police complaint at Sambalpur against Sona Mahapatra and Rituraj Mohany who sang the remix version of “Rangabati”. Sambalpur ASP Sushil Panigrahi ackonledged the lodged complaint and said, after verifying the legal issue over the copyright, police will

Coke Studio version of ‘Rangabati’: Weird rendition of cult Oriya song sparks massive outrage

In just 48 hours after being uploaded on YouTube, it had already notched up an incredible five lakh hits by Sunday night when it was aired on MTV. Coke Studio –MTV’s ‘Rangabati’, a re-rendering of the timeless Sambalpuri hit by Sona Mohapatra, Ram Sampath and Rituraj Mohanty is clearly a winner all the way. But

Illegal affair leads to kill husband

Over a month after the Paikmal police exhumed the body of Kasyap Bag (36) in Jamuna Nagar here on May 4, they claimed to have solved the murder mystery. Bag had gone missing on April 30. Police have arrested three persons including Bag’s widow Bindu (32), her cousin Nirupama Seth (26), besides paramour of Bindu

Officially announced IIM Sambalpur in cabinet meeting

Putting an end to the protracted suspense over site selection for the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Odisha, the Union government today approved setting up of the elite institute at Sambalpur in western part of the state. The site was approved in the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The cabinet

Team reaches Sambalpur to choose IIM locations

A four-member team reached Sambalpur on a two-day visit on Saturday to select sites for the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM) brightening the prospect of admission to the premier business school from this academic year. Though officials were originally scheduled to go to the western Odisha city on June 25, it advanced its trip

Jharsuguda-Barpali rail line by June 2016

Optimistic of completion of the first phase of crucial Jharsuguda-Barpali railway line by June, 2016, the centre on Thursday said it had not rejected Odisha government’s application seeking Chhendipada coal blocks for the state PSUs. “I am happy to inform that Jharsuguda-Barpali rail line which is one of the three major railway lines for evacuation

New DMU train between Rourkela and Sambalpur

A new DMU Train was flagged off yesterday between Rourkela and Sambalpur as per the announcement made in the Railway Budget. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the run through video conferencing from Hatia. DRM Rajendra Prasad said that last year this train was declared in the railway budget but it could not materialise. Now it

Dead body on Attabira-Bargarh Rail Line

An unidentified dead body of a 50 years old man, was found in Attabira-Bargarh Rail Line on yesterday late night. Sambalpur GRP Police took the dead body under his custody. It is unknown to all that why the incident occur. It is also unknown that is it a suicide or an accident.  

Hectic parleys to locate IIM site at Sambalpur

Acting swiftly on the five-point poser of the central government on facilities at Sambalpur for locating Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in the district, the state government on Sunday sent a team led by director of technical education and training, Bishnu Prasad Sahoo, to the western Odisha city to prepare its response. During his two-day

Sambalpur’s Drainage Channel to Get New Life

With Sambalpur city facing artificial flooding every year due to the clogged drains, the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation is working overtime to clean them before the monsoon arrives. Deputy Commissioner of Sambalpur Municipal Corporation, Sudhansu Kumar Bhoi said cleaning of drains in three Wards has been completed and work is underway to desilt all the main