Western Odisha

Patient relative looted by showing Bhujali in Burla

With the help of a Bhujali, an amount of Rs. 30,000 was looted from a patient relatives in Burla while he was taking bath in Mahanadi near Kendriya Vidyalaya -2 A man came for her wife treatment in a private nursing home in Burla and staying there. Basically the couple is from Redhakhol. On 7th

Western Odisha Bandh in protest of permanent High Court Bench

In the protest of permanent High Court Bench in Western Odisha, Bar associations called 12 hours Bandh in Western Odisha.  Normal life has come to a standstill throughout Western Odisha. Permanent High Court Bench is a long standing demand from the people of Western Odisha. Till date Government is not listening the demad, as whole,

Connection cut from 18th February in Western Odisha, Wesco

Wesco, a power supply company in West Odisha, has decided to start a campaign to recover outstanding electricity bills from 18th of this month February. It is noted that, earlier  Nesco and Southco had already start the outstanding electricity bill recovery from last month. There are 9 districts depends on Wesco for electrictity and that

Week-Long Cease-Work Agitation for High Court Bench

Demanding a permanent High Court bench, the All Western Odisha Lawyers’ Association launched a week-long cease-work agitation from today. As per sources, all members of the bar associations of all Western Odisha districts began their week-long agitation from today till February 24 in the region. Offices of both state and central governments, courts and banking

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

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

Two places for IIM in Western Odisha, State Govt.

With the increasing demand to set up IIM in Western Odisha, the State Govt. recommended two places in sambalpur to the Center for setting up the permanent campus of the proposed educational institution based on a report of Sambalpur Collector. The two sites are in Dhankouda and Jujumura blocks of the district. Chief Minister Naveen

Maoists Trying to Reorganise: SP

Maoists are trying to re-organise and regain their lost ground in the district, said Sambalpur SP Prateek Mohanty on Thursday. Briefing mediapersons about the exchange of fire that took place on Wednesday, Mohanty said there were 30 to 35 Maoists in the group including eight to 10 female cadres. The exchange of fire took place

Ensure Smooth Functioning of Courts, Offices in W Odisha: HC

In what would come as a major relief to the people of Western Odisha, the Orissa High Court on Wednesday directed the State Chief Secretary and the Director- General of Police to ensure smooth functioning of courts and offices in the region. The full bench of the court comprising Justice P Mohanty, Justice I Mohanty

‘Sala Budha’ is nominated for FIJI International Film Festival, 2014

Director Sabyasachi Mohapatra’s tale of an old man’s wit, Sala Budha is nominated for the competition category of FIJI International Film Festival. The movie participate in the competition with the movies of 11 different countries. The FIJI International Film Festival to be held in GOA by the coming month of June. ‘Sala Budha’ is a