Sambalpur

Wall Collapse In Sambalpur Village: One Killed, Two Injured

Sambalpur: In a tragic incident, a person was killed while two others sustained serious injuries after a wall of their house collapsed on them at Bhalupali village under Ainthapali block in Sambalpur district in wee hours today. The deceased has been identified as Ajay Munda. The injured are Sujit Munda and Abhishek Pingua. As per […]


Odisha: Dreaded Criminal Nabbed Following Encounter

Sambalpur: A Dreaded criminal Tridev Bag was nabbed following an encounter on Kuluskani-Dhanakauda road in Sambalpur on Tuesday morning. The criminal, identified as Tridev Bag, with bullet injuries on his left knee is reportedly undergoing treatment at Sadar hospital. Acting on a tip-off, Sambalpur police conducted a raid and nabbed Tridev when he was planning […]


Three More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: The authorities have closed three more gates on Thursday. With closure of two gates, the floodwater is being released from the dam through four sluice gates. The water level of the dam stood at 623.04 ft as against its total storage capacity of 630 ft by 6 AM today. While 1,33,647 cusec floodwater was […]


4 More Sluice Gates Of Hirakud Dam Opened

Sambalpur: Keeping the amount of water flow and safety of the Hirakud dam in view, four more sluice gates opened today to release excess floodwater fron the reservoir. With this, floodwater is currently being released through 10 sluice gates of the reservoir, an official said. By 9 AM today, the water level of the dam […]


3 Sluice Gates Of Hirakud Dam Opened

Sambalpur: Keeping the amount of water flow and safety of the Hirakud dam in view, three more sluice gates opened today to release excess floodwater fron the reservoir. Currently, the water-level of the reservoir is at 622.8 ft against the storage capacity of 630 ft. The average inflow of water at the reservoir was recorded […]


Two More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: The authorities have closed two more gates today. With closure of two gates, the floodwater is being released from the dam through two sluice gates. Currently, the water level at the reservoir stands at 619.29 ft by 7.00 am on August 21 against the total storage capacity of 630 ft. The average inflow of […]


Odisha: ‘Smart Meters’ Soon To Check Power Theft

Bhubaneswar: In order to check power pilferage, state government is all set to launch the installation of smart meters . Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra informed that they will install smart meters on pilot basis in Sambalpur and Rourkela towns. For Sambalpur, the government will procure 4500 prepaid meters. “The main objective of the smart […]


Five More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: A day after closing 10 gates of Hirakud dam, the authorities have closed five more gates today. Five are still open but they too will be closed at any moment. As many areas in Puri and Kendrapara are water-logged, people have been shifted to relief camps and are being provided cooked food. 40 people […]


Singer Jitendra Haripal At Mayawati Rally!

Bhubaneswar: Rangabati fame famous singer Padma shri Jitendra Haripal was spotted at Bahujan Samaj party (BSP) rally today. He was seen among the audiences today at the meeting here as BSP supremo Mayabati launched her poll campaign in Odisha. Haripal is a popular face especially in the western state. Haripal earlier told media that he […]


Sambalpur: Naveen Inaugurates Second Bridge Over Mahanadi

Sambalpur: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the much awaited second bridge over river Mahanadi in Sambalpur. Today afternoon Naveen inaugurated the newly-constructed bridge over Mahanadi near Nelson Mandela Chhak. Built at a cost of Rs 11.7.72 crore, the 1.5 km-long bridge will immensely benefit the people of Chaunrapur, Goshala and Chipilima. During his one-day visit, the […]