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Requirement for Lady Matron posts in ST & SC Girl Hostel

Engagement of Lady Matron in the Girls Hostels of ST & SC, Development Department DWO Bargarh.   Application in prescribed proforma from intending married women 45 years or above of Bargarh District are invited to fill up 55 nos of Lady Matron posts purely on contractual basis with monthly consolidated remuneration of Rs.7500/ per month

Record 380 mm rainfall creates havoc in Sambalpur

Torrential rain measuring a whopping 380 mm literally drowned the western Odisha city of Sambalpur on Sunday , rendering 4000 people homeless and affecting 25,000 others. The phenomenal downpour that appeared to be a cloudburst of sorts, resulted in the submergence of all roads in the city, which was virtually floating on a vast sheet

‘Odishi Fresh’ vegetable outlets in Sambalpur soon

Sambalpur will get ‘Odishi Fresh’, vegetable outlets soon to be developed on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. Sambalpur district collector, Balwant Singh today said that 12 vegetable outlets would be opened. “The horticulture department will implement the proposal,” said Singh. “The 12 vegetable outlets will be opened in Sambalpur, Burla and Hirakud. The outlets will

Central Council Stops Admission to Sambalpur Homeopathy College

Bad days are ahead for the Medical College of Homeopathy and Research in Sambalpur. Even as the State is facing acute shortage of doctors, the Central Council of Homeopathy (CCH) has directed Odisha Government not to allow students to take admission into the Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) course of the college. The

Farmer commits suicide due to heavy loan burden

Unable to bear the loan burden, a farmer of Nuapali village under Bheden police station in Bargarh district has committed suicide. Police today said Bhagaban Pradhan (35)had consumed pesticides and died in Bargarh district headquarters hospital where he was rushed by his family members. Heavy loan burden was stated to be the main reason behind

Fish Markets Set for A Major Facelift

In a bid to provide hygienic and organised market facility to fish traders, the district administration is all set to develop six state-of-art fish markets in Sambalpur, Burla and Hirakud. These markets would not only provide better trading facility but also remove the make-shift shops on drains and road-side presently used by the fish vendors.

Mishap occurred in Redhakhol – Naktideul road

Another road mishap occurred,  as the Bolero(OR 02BA 0963) hit the road side tree somewhere in Redhakhol – Naktideul road near chahatapada in sambalpur district. Three person were killed in this mishap and the driver ( named as Dhiren Sahu) was under treatment at VSS Medical College Hospital at Burla. They were all teachers of

Shop burgled of items worth 50K

Jharsuguda : Some unidentified miscreants, today had broke into Utkal Variety Store situated opposite to Gujarati M.E. School and burgled items worth Rs. 50,000 in the wee hours of Monday. As per the police officials, the burglars had first made a hole from the back side of the wall and entered inside the shop and

DHABA Owners Nabbed for Selling Adulterated Liquor

As many as 13 persons including seven DHABA owners were arrested by Bargarh police on Wednesday for allegedly selling liquor illegally. Police also seized large quantities of IMFL and outsill liquor from the DHABA. All those arrested have been forwarded to court. DHABA owners are Bijay Bhoi, Gobinda Sahu, Tarjit Singh, Gouranga Patel, Sriram Suna,

Power Struggle May Cost BJD Dear in Sambalpur Civic Polls

Even as the district BJD camp is upbeat about its candidates victory in Sambalpur, Rairakhol and Rengali Assembly segments besides the Sambalpur Lok Sabha seat, power struggle within the unit is likely to have a bearing on the upcoming civic body polls. The development, political observers feel, may spell doom for BJD in the district