Dhenkanal

Malnourished, 7-year-old Dhenkanal boy unable to stand on feet

The child Brahmananda belongs to Phuljhari village of Kantapal GP in Kankadahada block in the district.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Deer hides, antlers, timber seized from former sarpanch of Odisha's Sorisiapada

 The accused, Ashok Kumar Nath (44), was a sarpanch of Sorisiapada, sources in the forest department said. 

published on : 9th November 2020

Swachha Sathis paint Dhenkanal green

25 women are not only managing 25 tonne of waste generated in the town everyday but also composting it, writes Biranchi Seth

published on : 8th November 2020

DHH doctors on dharna, warn of indefinite strike

Medical services in the hospital were disrupted for several hours due to the dharna of the doctors.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Covid-19 takes sheen off Dhenkanal Laxmi Puja

As many as 38 pandals have been set up on the six km stretch between Korean bypass and College road in the town. However, due to restrictions, no devotees are allowed into the pandal. 

published on : 2nd November 2020

Plan to curb man-animal conflicts in Dhenkanal

DFO Prakash Chand Gogineni said as many as 45 poachers have been arrested under Wildlife Protection Act in the district in the last three months

published on : 13th October 2020

Two villages marooned in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal MLA Sudhir Kumar Samal, Collector Bhumesh Chandra Behera and Sub-Collector Saphaya Pandit Pradhan visited the marooned villages and interacted with its residents.

published on : 29th August 2020

Four-day shutdown in Odisha's Dhenkanal as COVID-19 cases spike

The prices of vegetables went up significantly as traffic on major roads of the town came to a halt. Poor enforcement and monitoring by the authorities concerned only made matters worse. 

published on : 27th August 2020

Family abandons woman’s body at Odisha's SCB MCH isolation ward

Family members of an elderly woman abandoned her body out of Covid fear at the SCB Medical College and Hospital’s isolation ward here on Tuesday.

published on : 6th August 2020

Heavy downpour revives hopes for Dhenkanal farmers

Chief district agriculture officer RK Nayak informed that agricultural activities have resumed in all eight blocks after Wednesday’s downpour.

published on : 6th August 2020

Teachers in Odisha's Dhenkanal bridge COVID-19 lockdown learning gap

In Dhenkanal town, Dr Anupama Mishra of BB High School has been reaching out to children residing in three km radius of the school.

published on : 27th July 2020

COVID-19: Dhenkanal starts door-to-door survey

After detection of a Coronavirus positive case, the Dhenkanal administration launched door-to-door health survey of residents on Saturday.

published on : 12th April 2020

Dhenkanal farmers seek resumption of haats

Facing serious losses due to the lockdown, farmers and vegetable traders have urged the administration to resume weekly and bi-weekly haats in the district. 

published on : 9th April 2020

Odisha lockdown: To prevent crowding, two markets set up in Dhenkanal

Chief District Medical and Public Health Officer Dr Niranjan Mishra visited 10 rural hospitals to monitor preparedness to deal with the crisis.

published on : 26th March 2020

150-bed facility for treatment of coronavirus-affected patients to be set up in Odisha's Dhenkanal

Facilities will be made functional at the 11 sub-divisional hospitals and CHCs in the district. Collector Bhumesh Chandra Behera said around 40 foreign returnees have been put in home isolatiom.

published on : 25th March 2020
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