Jalaka river crosses danger mark, flood fear grips Balasore villages

Contacted, district emergency officer Rizwana Kawkab said as on Monday, the district received 848mm rainfall.

published on : 19th October 2021

Demand for creation of more panchayat samitis grows loud in Odisha

Although the panchayats get adequate funds from the government, monitoring of developmental works is largely affected due to inadequate officials at the block-level.

published on : 13th October 2021

New centre of Coir Board inaugurated in Balasore

Union Minister of State for MSME Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma said it will act as a facilitator in the path of development of the coir sector and subsequent economic growth of the State.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Fresh flood fear stalks three blocks of Odisha's Balasore

Officials of Revenue and Agriculture departments are jointly inspecting the affected areas to assess the damage to crops.

published on : 1st October 2021

Overflowing rivers unleash flood fury in Odisha's Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts

Sources in the district emergency office said that Balasore received 106.2 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours.

published on : 23rd September 2021

West Bengal government resumes construction of unauthorised structure at Udaipur beach

Locals first spotted some workers resuming construction work of a watch tower which was earlier stopped by Balasore administration on September 10.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Subarnarekha overflows, takes 184 Odisha villages in grip

Sources in the district emergency office said two ODRAF teams are ready for deployment in the affected areas. Besides, three more teams are arriving in Balasore from Bhubaneswar.

published on : 18th September 2021

Heavy rains lead to flood fear in Odisha's Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj

Simulia block received the highest 58 mm rainfall.

published on : 14th September 2021

Balasore administration thwarts West Bengal’s land grab bid

The Public Works Department of West Bengal without intimating the Balasore administration apparently started construction of a wall by intruding almost 50 feet into Odisha territory.

published on : 9th September 2021

Navajyoti Patnaik seeks corporation tag for Balasore Municipality

In a letter to the CM, the Congress leader maintained that the State government has upgraded municipalities to a at different times.

published on : 9th September 2021

Balasore Collector directed to improve leprosy home condition by August 16

The court was hearing a PIL filed way back in 2015 seeking directions to the State government for effective implementation of the National Leprosy Eradication Programme.

published on : 11th August 2021

CBSE Class X boards: Balasore girl scores record 99.8%

Nishita Das of Modern Public School, Balasore has scored a record 99.8 per cent in the recently announced CBSE Class X board results. Her score -499 out of total 500 marks.

published on : 6th August 2021

Odisha gangster Hyder’s wife demands probe; Kendrapara under watch

Hasina Bibi demanded that Hyder’s body should be handed over to her by police for a decent burial.   

published on : 25th July 2021

Helping hands reach 12-yr-old Covid orphan in Odisha's Balasore

Help has started pouring in for 12 -year-old Jyotishree who lost her mother to Covid-19 in Bishnupur panchayat of the district.

published on : 16th July 2021

National Green Tribunal lens on illegal brick kilns in Odisha's Balasore

According to a petition, two brick kilns in Balasore are in close proximity of human habitation, an Anganwadi centre and agricultural fields in violation of the state Environment Department's order.

published on : 5th July 2021
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