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.

 

Liquor shop protest spills on street at Sambalpur

Hundreds of women of Gumulei area on Saturday staged a road blockade here demanding the closure of a government-run country made liquor shop in their locality. According to sources, the women sat on the road shouting slogans against the authorities for allowing the liquor shop to be set up there. The road blockade created a

1600 ltrs PDS kerosene seized from Sambalpur garage, one held

During massive raids launched on Tuesday in the district headquarters town of western Odisha’s Sambalpur, cops and Vigilance sleuths have arrested one person apart from seizing 1600 litres of PDS kerosene and 2,000 litres of diesel from a garage on NH-53 under Ainthapalli police limits in the town. As per reports, the accused and his

SMC planned new parks in city

Sambalpur municipal corporation has planned to develop five new parks in the city. The State Government has sanctioned Rs.1.03 crore for this development. Municipal Engineer of SMC Basanta Padhy said the parks are being developed at Gobindtola, in front of the office of Regional Transport Office (RTO) at Sambalpur, Sriram Vihar at Burla, near Jagannath

Bargarh wildlife sanctuary gears up for tourist season

Unlike other wildlife sanctuaries in the state, the Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary in Bargarh district is a much sought after destination for tourists as it offers easy and better sighting of animals, thanks to the park’s proximity to the Hirakud water reservoir. And now that winter has set in, tourists will start arriving in droves. The

Maoists call for bandh, in protest of innocent civilian deaths

The Maoists have called for a bandh in three blocks of Kalahandi district in western Odisha on November 23 protesting against the Karlapat police encounter in which three local villagers were killed on Sunday afternoon. In an audio tape released by top Maoist leader and Bansadhara-Ghumusara-Nagavali Division secretary Umakant claimed that there was no exchange

Sambalpur University website hacked, complaint lodged with police

Cyber crime miscreants have hacked the website of the Sambalpur University and downloaded many important, secret documents. They have also gone to the extent of preparing forged certificates and mark-sheets and sell them to unworthy persons for huge amounts of money. The matter came to light when a senior officer of the RG University of

New Campus for GM University in Basantpur

For the new campus, a land of 50 acres has been identified at Basantpur, near to the proposed permanent location of IIM Sambalpur campus, this new campus will be the 2nd campus of the GM University acheter viagra le moins cher. The second campus will come up in 50 acres of land at Basantpur and

City buses in two more routes in Bargarh, Jharsuguda

The Western Odisha Urban Transport Service Limited, which is in charge of city bus services in western Odisha, has decided to extend city bus service up to Barpali in Bargarh district and industrial towns of Brajarajnagar and Belpahar in Jharsuguda district. The authorities have decided to procure five new buses for the purpose. Currently, city

Fugitive Cop Arrested in Makhnu Bag Death Case

The Officer in Charge of Bheden Police Station, Sushil Naik, who was absconding in the Makhnu Bag death case, has finally been arrested by Bheden police from Bargarh town. He was produced before the Birmaharajpur Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM), who remanded him in judicial custody on Monday. With this, the number of arrests made in

Crop Damage Widespread in Kalahandi, 234 Panchayats Affected

Erratic rainfall has affected the crops, particularly in non-irrigated areas of Kalahandi during the current kharif season. Of the total 272 gram panchayats, farmers in 234 gram panchayats have been affected and most of the villages come under non-irrigated pockets of the district. According to an eye estimate report prepared by the Agriculture Department, 49,304