Kalam urges students to set their goal

Kalam urges students to set their goal

The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise... Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers, Kalam said at the 150th anniversary function of Chandrasekhar Behera Zila School here.

Samleswari Mandir

Samleswari Mandir

Samaleswari Temple is a Hindu temple in Sambalpur, Western Orissa, India dedicated to the goddess known as MAA, also known among the natives as samalei maa, meaning Mother Samaleswari.

Hirakud Dam

Hirakud Dam

Hirakud Dam is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 km from Sambalpur.

Karma Naach: Sambalpuri Folk Dance

Karma Naach: Sambalpuri Folk Dance

This pastoral Sambalpuri folk dance is performed during the worship of the god or goddess of fate

gudguda

gudguda

This is one of the small but beautiful waterfalls of Sambalpur district, Orissa. It sprinkles out from the Gudguda mountain

Though Dusserah is the occasion of Dalkhai the most popular folk-dance of western Orissa, its performance is very common on all other festivals such as Bhaijauntia, Phangun Puni, Nuakhai etc.

The Leaning temple of Huma located about 25 km from Sambalpur. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a well-known structure the world over.

 

Bargarh farmers stage blockade for better deal

A Day after farmers from Western Odisha staged a demonstration in front of the office of RDC (North) at Sambalpur protesting indifferent attitude of the State Government, hundreds of farmers from Bargarh block under the banner of Bargarh Anchalika Chasi Sangathan blocked the NH-6 at Chakarkend for four hours on Friday demanding a better deal

Sambalpur University +3 2nd year exam 2016 Results declared

The Sambalpur University has declared the result of +3 Second year University examination result of Arts/ Science/Commerce. Student can check their results on the official websites – suniv.ac.in and orissaresults.nic.in. Steps to check Visit the  http://orissaresults.nic.in/sbp2nd16in.htm Enter your roll number and submit it

Work on Sambalpur bridge yet to begin

Eight months since the tender for the construction of a bridge over the Mahanadi to connect River Island, Kud Gunderpur in Dhankauda block of Sambalpur district was finalized, work on the project is yet to start. Frustrated with the delay, locals of Kud Gunderpur gram panchayat are now planning to launch an agitation. The reason

1,800 metre Mahanadi embankment to prevent flooding in Sambalpur

The proposed embankment along river Mahanadi is likely to come up soon as National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has agreed to provide funds for the project. It will be constructed from Ring Road near Nelson Mandela Chowk to the confluence point of Haradjoar and river Mahanadi near Shankar Mutt. Executive Engineer of

Beautification of 16th century Shiva Mandir begins

A new look is in the offing for the 16th century temple of Lord Shiva, Mandhata temple, at Maneswar in the city. Municipal engineer, Basanta Kumar Padhy said desiltation of the water body and construction of an inner protection wall has been completed at the cost of `18 lakh. A decision has been taken to

College student killed in road accident in Sambalpur

A student was killed on Wednesday after an oncoming truck hit the bicycle she was riding on her way to college in Sambalpur. The deceased has been identified as Puja Shankar of SBP Colony and was a first year intermediate commerce student of the Govt. Women’s College, Sambalpur. According to reports, a truck hit Puja

Kalahandi incident has maligned Odisha’s image

Union Minister of State for petroleum and natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan criticised the Odisha government and said the Kalahandi incident has maligned Odisha’s image. The shocking incident of a poor tribal carrying his wife’s body on his shoulders is a sad reflection of the insensitivity in the state. The incident shows the insensitivity of the

Man carrying his wife’s body

A fact-finding team of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) comprising five members visited Dana Majhi’s village Melghara on Saturday. The members are Dabugaon MLA Bhujmal Majhi, OPCC vice-president Sadan Naik, Congress ST cell chairman Pradeep Majhi, OPCC secretary Hasan Khan and former MLA Gobardhan Das. While the family of the deceased woman Amang Dei was

Criminal gang busted in Sambalpur, six arrested

IN a major breakthrough, Sambalpur police on Thursday busted a land mafia gang who were also involved in tender fixing and illegal transportation of materials. Six members of the gang were arrested. Police have also seized firearms from them. The arrested are Sanjeeb Khandelwal (28), Ananda Nath (32), Md Sarif (39), Saddam Hussain (25), Kunjabihari

Three held for stabbing Sambalpur Jail Superintendent

Four days after the stabbing of the Superintendent of Sambalpur Jail, the Dhanupali police today arrested three accused. The arrested have been identified as Ajay Singh alias Badamundia, Krushna Chandra Majhi alias Raja and Nilakantha Nanda alias Daktar. Giving details to the media persons, IIC of Dhanupali Police Station Prakash James Toppo, the three accused,