Balangir

Residents meet ex-MP over eviction in Odisha's Balangir

After hearing their plight, Kalikesh, taking an indirect dig at Balangir MLA Narasingha Mishra said the ‘people in power’ are behind such activities. 

published on : 29th November 2022

Bike theft during open defecation in Balangir

Santanu Nishi and Pradeep Bhoi, both from Bidighat village under Balangir block, had been to Balangir railway station to drop off a friend. 

published on : 23rd November 2022

Orissa HC bench: Bandh in Balangir

All the state and central government offices, insurance companies and banks were also closed on the day for the purpose.

published on : 18th November 2022

Odisha government sanctions Rs 178 crore for Khurda-Balangir rail project

The government has initiated several measures to resolve bottlenecks concerning the railway project at the earliest.

published on : 14th November 2022

Balangir: Sub-inspector transferred after bribe video goes viral

A sub-inspector of Turekela police station was on Wednesday transferred after a video purportedly showing him accepting bribe from a labour agent went viral on social media.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Balangir town shutdown over Orissa HC bench demand

Normal life was hit in Balangir town due to the 12-hour bandh called by Balangir Action Committee (BAC) demanding establishment of a High Court bench in the district.

published on : 21st October 2022

Demand for completion of direct rail line grows louder in Odisha

Action committee convenor Gopalji Panigrahi said, if the demands are not fulfilled soon, the members will stage protest.

published on : 17th October 2022

3-year-old mauled to death by stray dog in Balangir

The stray started biting her head and face ferociously. On seeing the canine pull the girl down on the road, locals rushed to Deepa’s rescue.

published on : 14th October 2022

Take care of Western Odisha lest it will disintegrate, says Narasingha

This apart, the region is also far behind coastal Odisha in education, healthcare, agriculture, irrigation and road connectivity, said the senior Congress leader. 

published on : 23rd September 2022

CM Patnaik unveils ITIs at Kuchinda, Patnagarh

Similarly, the proposed ITI at Patnagarh will be a great enabler for skill development of the local youth and will open up opportunities for self employment.

published on : 4th August 2022

Covid vax under tree, Health dept under lens in Odisha's Balangir

The incident has sparked outrage in the district with many demanding strict actions against the erring officials.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Three arrested in illegal land deal in Odisha's Balangir, tehsildar among accused

As per the complaint, one of the accused Uttam Nag, a native of Sikabaenga village within Puintala police limits, had fraudulently sold the 1.5 acre land to Labani Prusti.

published on : 5th July 2022

Free education to boost hospitality skills of youths in mining-hit blocks of Odisha's Sundargarh

Administrative sources said for the current academic year of 2022-23, interested students can take admission in different programmes till July 31.  

published on : 13th May 2022

Balangir medico 'ragging' case: Odisha police, authorities yet to make any headway

The victim's father had named the institution's anti-ragging cell as an accused in his police complaint, charging it with failure in preventing ragging incidents.

published on : 12th May 2022

ITI in proposed model college to curb migration in Balangir

Earlier, the State government had allowed use of campuses of model degree colleges (MDCs) to provide skill training and vocational education to students.

published on : 11th May 2022

Wildfire reduces forest cover in Balangir

More than 120 hectare of forest cover has been destroyed by wild fire in the district this year.

published on : 10th April 2022

Odisha's Mahipur-Nuagaon railway line inspection today

The lines will be opened for traffic after those are declared fit for running of trains.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Odisha: Ugly practice of ostracisation raises head in Balangir again

The district of labour migration, Balangir has been exposing its underbelly of blind belief, social menace and backward practices from time to time.

published on : 27th April 2018