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.

 

Release of flood water from Hirakud Dam on 5th August

On tomorrow 5th August, the first flood water of this season would be released from Hirakud Dam, informed by the Dam’s chief engineer Harmohan Pradhan. The floodwaters would be released through seven gates between 10 am and 12.30 pm on that day. Water would be released through some sluice gates as rains continue to occur

Miscreants attack on Circle Jail Superintendent, Sambalpur

Some miscreants attacked on circle jail Superintendent sambalpur Mr Brahmananda Sahu while returning to home after a surprise raid. Sahu has been admitted to the district headquarters hospital here. His condition is stated to be critical so that he has been shifted to burla hospital as his condition deteriorated.

Junior clerk beaten by advocate in Sambalpur

A complaint is registerd in town police station by the Tahshildar and other staff of the office as a junior clerk Vishnucharan Oram is beaten by the advocate Ramesh Das. As on 2nd August evening, Mr Ramesh Das came to Tahshil Office regarding some pending mutation case and talk to Mr Vishnucharan Oram, they had

“Bate Ghate” Road Show in Sambalpur to promote Sambalpuri Art

It was a special ‘Raahgiri’ Sunday for the  residents of Sambalpur. The road from DIG (Northern Range) office to Nelson Mandela Chowk in the city was chock-a-block with people trying to have a glimpse of artistes performing on the street under the ‘Bate Ghate’ programme. At least 700 artistes belonging to different groups staged folk

CPI activists blocks Phulbani-Bhawanipatna road

Vehicular movement on Phulbani-Bhawanipatn road was disrupted as hundreds of CPI (ML) activists staged a road blockade at Urlagaji demanding fulfillment of their three demands this morning. Their demands include withdrawal of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) from forests and compensation of Rs 20 lakh to family of each deceased of Kandhamal crossfiring incident and

The new bus terminus will be operational by Independence Day

The much-awaited modern bus terminus here will be operational by August 15. The bus terminus, which has been developed along the NH-6 at Ainthapali, will operate on public-private partnership mode. Deputy commissioner of Sambalpur Municipal Corporation Sudhansu Bhoi said, “Work on the bus terminus has already been completed. A Sambalpur-based private firm has been selected

Looted antique idol recovered in Bargarh

Police Friday recovered a 500-year-old ‘Astadhatu’ idol from under a banyan tree near Danta riverbank, 1.5 km from Kuruan in Bargarh district. The idol was looted by miscreants four days ago from Kuruan-based Maa Uma Maheswari Temple. Scores of devotees gathered around the tree to catch a glimpse of the idol after the news spread

Waste dumping site to come up on 31 acre in Sambalpur

An integrated municipal solid waste management system for Sambalpur city, which was accorded corporation status in 2014, has been proposed to be developed at Nildungri on the outskirts of the city. A 31-acre land has also been identified there for it. Bimalendu Rai, commissioner of Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC), said: “The civic body has already

BJP takes protest to Sambalpur Collectorate

BJP workers were taken into custody after they broke police cordon and entered the collectorate on Wednesday protesting attack on Union Ministers Santosh Gangwar and Sadhvi Niranjan during their Bargarh visit on June 24. They also burnt an effigy of Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik inside the collectorate. In the morning, the BJP

BJD-BJP spat continues over PMUY launch

THE mud-slinging between the BJD and the BJP over Sambalpur BJD MLA not being invited to the launch of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Sambalpur on Monday continues with the BJP firing a fresh salvo. While the BJD addressed the media launching a broadside against the BJP accusing it of disregarding federal structure and