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Hirakud reached its top most level 629.33ft

The water level capacity of Hirakud Dam is 630 ft. but yesterday night, it reached to its top most level of 629.33ft.. 1 lakh and 95 thousands cusec of water enters into dam and 1 lakh and 57 thousand cusec of water drains to river and canals.

Sahayatri Football Club beat Sambalpur Football Academy 7-1

Spirited Sahayatri Football Club from Howrah squeezed past Sambalpur Football Academy,Odisha by the huge margin of 7-1 in the 12th Administrator’s Football Tournament on Tuesday. Howrah lads started raiding rivals defence right from the start, but stiff challenge by Sambalpur defenders foiled their early attempts. Budha Bara of Sahayatri drew first blood and scored in

Bargarh Town Police seizes Aluminium wire worth Rs 3 lakh

In a highest achievement in respect of Aluminium wire theft, Bargarh Town Police has recovered stolen property worth Rs. 3 lakh. On September 10, 2014 at around 8 am, on getting reliable information regarding transportation of All Aluminium Conductor in a pickup van bearing No. OR17G-1026 TATA AC from Bhatli side towards Bargarh town via

Missing Sambalpur youth rescued from UP

Sudarsan Meher of Sambalpur got his son on Saturday. He was rescued by Uttar Pradesh (UP) police from the house of Jaiprakash Jatt at Dhanoura in the northern state. Police said Manoj Meher, 24, was working for Jatt, who had kept him in captivity. Police sources said Manoj, eldest son of Sudarsan, of Remed, on

No place to dispose of private hospitals waste

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) is in a fix over disposing biomedical waste of private hospitals in Berhampur and Burla. Last month, the state government asked MKCG Medical College and Hospital and VSS Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur and Burla respectively not to receive waste from private hospital for disposal in their

IIM land Identified in Sambalpur

Sambalpur administration has identified two locations for the Indian Institute of Management. Collector Balwant Singh said an area near Goshala along NH-6 and another along NH-53, each measuring more than 230 acres of land, have been identified for setting up of the country’s top B school. He has sent a report on the land details

Jumbo trouble in Rairakhol

A herd of 28 elephants have wreaked havoc in Rairakhol in Sambalpur district since last 10 days. The animals have entered Kholgarh, Henteri, Badhindol, Charmal, Dhanrakhaman, Laiza, Taal and Luhapank villages and destroyed paddy and houses. Forest department sources said at least two houses have been completely damaged by the elephants in Taal and Luhapank

Demand for IIM at Sambalpur Gathers Steam

The demand for setting up Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Sambalpur is gaining momentum after the Centre asked the State Government to suggest three suitable locations for the purpose. The missive from the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has charged up politicians, intellectuals, pressure groups and voluntary organisation of the district. On Saturday, a

A Dalit family evicted from their village

A dalit family of Tantagarh village, under Rairakhol subdivision of Sambalpur, has been allegedly driven away by upper caste people. The victim, Kandarpa Sethi said, his wife and three children were attacked by the upper caste people at their home on 7th of August under Rairakhol police station area . Since then, they are spending

Hyacinth Choked Channels Caused Sambalpur Inundation

Harmless looking water hyacinths, which cover almost all water bodies and Dhobijoar Nullah, are largely to blame for the unprecedented waterlogging in Sambalpur Town recently. As incessant rain lashed Western Odisha for days together, the hyacinths prevented the free flow of water in drains and nullahs leading to inundation of the entire town. The wild