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Bamra Bandh for 12 hours in Sambalpur

Bamra Bandh for 12 hours in Sambalpur. Normal life has come to a standstill in Bamra town of the district today following a 12-hour bandh call by Railway Kriyanusthana Committee (RKC) demanding halt of three express trains at the station. According to reports, vehicular movement and rail services have been severely affected in the town.

Three Covid-19 positive cases in Sambalpur

Till today, Three Covid-19 positive cases are reported in Sambalpur District. First Covid-19 positive case was reported from Rairakhol Sub-division and other two are kept in isolation in TMC at Larpank. The last two cases are from one family. Reported that the three are male and they came sambalpur on the same day 11th of

Sambalpur’s busy Golebazar market gets new address amid coronavirus lockdown

The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) has decided to shift a major portion of the Golebazar vegetable market to a field in front of its office building from Wednesday. Despite awareness drives and police intervention, the busiest market place in the city continues to remain crowded with people disregarding the lockdown. Considering the situation, the SMC

Grocery at your DoorSteps from March 26, Sambalpur

Get Grocery at your DoorSteps from today March 26th, as the administration has shortlisted 79 grocery stores across nine wards of the Sambalpur city and people can contact any of the store nearest to their ward. With people of Sambalpur resorting to panic buying leading to overcrowding at markets, the district administration has decided to

Odisha’s second Covid-19 testing Lab at Sambalpur

The Odisha Government is planning to set up Odisha’s second Covid-19 testing Lab at Sambalpur to ease the burden on the state only other facility at Bhubaneswar. The state government is working out the modalities of setting up a Biosafety Levels 2(BSl2) laboratory at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (ViMSAR), a

Odisha in LockDown to prevent spreading of Covid-19(CoronaVirus)

LockDown from tomorrow 7 am of March 22th to 9 pm of March 29th 2020     Odisha in near-total lock down: 8 towns and 5 districts shut till March 29 to stop spread of CoronaVirus   Khurda, Ganjam, Cuttack, Angul and Kendrapada, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Bhadrak, Puri, Jajpur Road, Jajpur Town, and Rourkela will

Nephew missing while uncle found dead in IB River, Brajrajnagar

On 08th of March, Sunday, Sandeep Mehta (54) had gone to IB River near OPM with his two nephews and one niece. They were bathing nearby the side of the temporary road made up of sand. Ketan jumped to the river for caching the bucket which was gone away from him. Unfortunately Ketan did not

Couple surrendered, for running fake college in Sambalpur

Dhanupali police arrested a couple who had been running a fake plus two arts college in Charbhati area, Sambalpur. The couple, Tusar Barik and his wife Manjulata, were operating Jamuna Devi Junior College from a rented house in Charbati area under Dhanupali police limits without  any affiliation from the Council of Higher Secondary Education. They

A man arrested for abusing in college premises

  On Monday, Dhanupali police arrested a man who forcefully entered to the Govt. Women’s College premises and abusing on students. On Monday, a man forcefully entered college premises and abusing on students. He was shouting on every one who ever in front of him or who was trying to stop him. The incident happened

RPF constable saves life at Bhubaneswar

Yesterday on Saturday, a RPF constable saved a woman passenger from falling into the gap between a running train and platform at Bhubaneswar station. The passenger was identified as Nibedita Sahoo , a lecturer of Rama Devi Women’s University Bhubaneswar. She fell into the gap of the running train and platform while she was trying