Dhenkanal

Woman Killed In Elephant Attack

Dhenkanal: A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant on Friday in a forest near Kaunriapal village under Sadar Range in Dhenkanal district. The deceased was identified as Urmila Nayak. She was attacked when she had gone to attend nature’s call. According to sources, the elephant barged into the village and attacked Urmila […]


Conjoined Twins With Single Heart Born In Odisha

Dhenkanal: Twin girls who are conjoined at chest and with common heart were born at Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital on Monday. Twin girls, joined from chest to stomach, were born to Renubala Behera and Pradeep Behera of Khalapala village under Parjang block on Monday. The babies were later admitted to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate […]


On Duty Poll Official Dies In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A polling official passed away while on duty in Dhenkanal district of Odisha today. Nabakishore Nayak collapsed inside booth number 41 in Kantapal village under the Parjang Assembly segment of Dhenkanal Lok Sabha constituency. He was declared dead by doctors at Kamakhyanagar hospital, said sources. Meanwhile, 47 per cent polling was recorded in the state […]


Dhenkanal Congress LS Candidate Admitted in Apollo Hospital

Bhubaneswar: The veteran Congress leader and candidate for the Dhenkanal Lok Sabha seat Kamakhya Prasad Singh Deo was hospitalised after feeling unwell during his election campaigning. He was feeling unwell while campaigning on 13 April in his constituency. He was rushed to Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar. Odisha CM and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik […]


Nabin Nanda joins Congress

Bhubaneswar: Suspended BJSD leader and former Dhenkanal MLA Nabin Nanda joined Congress at the party headquarters here today. Nanda joined the party in the presence of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik and other party workers. The OPCC Chief welcomed the ex-legislator and said his joining is a good sign for the party as […]


Navin Nanda To Join Congress Today

Dhenkanal: Navin Nanda, former Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and former MLA from Dhenkanal, will join Congress today. Nanda left for Bhubaneswar today morning with hundreds of his supporters in more than 40 vehicles to join hands with Odisha Congress president Niranjan Patnaik. Navin Nanda, known as a close ally of BJP national vice president […]


TATA Steel BSL Promotes Kitchen Garden in Dhenkanal Villages

Meramandali: Tata Steel BSL, formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited,  has started a pilot project on kitchen garden in two villages near its plant at Kantabani in Hindol block of Dhenkanal district. Launched as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of the steel major, it has evoked good response from the farmers. The project […]


Sexual Abuse: Shelter Home In-Charge Arrested

Dhenkanal: Today morning police arrested in-charge of Dream Centre Shelter Home here over the charge of sexual exploitation.  The shocking incident of sexual harassment came to the limelight after the minor girls of the shelter home at Beltikiri in Dhenkanal district revealed the incident to the media recently and accused the in-charge of the shelter home […]


Govt Fells 1000 Trees for Beer Factory

Bhubaneswar: Dhenkanal district administration yesterday cut down around 1000 old  trees including 500 Sal trees in Jhinkargadi forest near Balarampur village under Odapada tehsil to facilitate a private liquor producer setting up a beer factory. Since 11th November an entire village had came forward to save the forest. Women were guarding the trees inside Jhinkargadi forests. Yesterday morning […]


Bhushan Steel to Construct Concrete Road in Periphery Villages

To be built at a cost of Rs 6.11 crore, it will benefit 7000 villagers of 8 villages Dhenkanal: Bhushan Steel Limited (BSL), a group company of Tata Steel, is to construct a 7-km-long cement concrete road connecting NH-55 to 8 villages around its plant at Kantabania in Dhenkanal district of Odisha. Smt. Seemarani Nayak, MLA, […]