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Fire breaks out at cracker market in Rourkela; 1 killed, 3 injured


Rourkela/ Bhubaneswar, 18/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A person was killed and three others sustained critical injuries when a major fire broke out at a cracker market located at Power House road in Rourkela of Sundargarh district late on Tuesday. he deceased was identified as Bijwajit Jena. As many 48 shops and 18 motorcycles were completely ... Read More »

Six school students injured as auto-rickshaw overturns


Bhadrak/Bhubaneswar, 18/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Six school students were injured when an auto-rickshaw which they were travelling in overturned and fell into a canal at Gandharpur near Chandbali in Bhadrak district on Wednesday. The injured students were rescued by locals and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The mishap occurred when the driver of ... Read More »

Criminal injured in police encounter at Cuttack


Cuttack/Bhubaneswar, 17/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A criminal was injured in an encounter with police at Badambadi in Cuttack district late on Monday. The criminal was identified as Pinaki Barik alias Khokan. He was admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital here for treatment. Police constable Kishore Padhi also sustained injuries during the exchange of fire. According to ... Read More »

Woman kills mother-in-law over family dispute


Nuapada/Bhubaneswar, 17/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A woman allegedly killed her mother-in-law at Duajhar village under Kharial police limits in Nuapada district late on Monday. The deceased was identified as Gunamati Meher. Gunamat was hacked to death by her daughter-in-law Milli after a quarrel ensued between them over a family dispute. The woman died on the ... Read More »

Woman killed after being hit by bus in Nuapada


Nuapada/Bhubaneswar, 17/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A woman was killed after being hit by a bus near Risagaon under Khariar police limits in Nuapada district on Tuesday. Police identified the deceased as Belamato Barik (35). As per reports, a private bus coming from Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district hit the woman while she was crossing the busy ... Read More »

11-day Bargarh Dhanu Yatra from Dec 23

Dhanu Jatra

Bargarh/Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The world famous 11-day Dhanu Yatra festival will kick start on December 23 and would continue till January 2, 2018, Bargarh Collector informed on Monday. The world’s biggest open air theater signifies the rule of king Kansa. It is being held in Bargarh since 1947. The story of Dhanu Yatra ... Read More »

CM celebrates his 72nd birthday

Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarnaprava Nayak ) – : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik celebrated his 72nd birthday in a grand manner on Monday. Surrounded by ministers, party workers and well wishers, the CM cut his birthday cake and graciously accepted the bouquets, best wishes from them at Naveen Niwas here. The CM expressed his gratitude to all his ... Read More »

Koraput minor gang-rape: Congress observe seven-hour bandh

Locked shutters of Shimla shops on budy Mall Road on Saturday during bandh to protest against "cow Slaughter" case at Nerwa in Chopal area of Shimla district.
Photo by : Amit Kanwar

Koraput/Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 (Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- Members of Koraput District Congress observed a seven-hour bandh (6 am to 1 pm) in the district on Monday to protest police inaction to nab the accused in the gang-rape of a minor girl. Most of the business establishments and educational institutions remained closed while vehicles, including buses and trucks stayed off ... Read More »

Two morning walkers killed in road accident at Jharsuguda


Jharsuguda/Bhubaneswar,16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Two morning walkers were killed and another sustained grievous injuries after they were hit by a speeding truck on National Highway-49 at Shiva Mahima Chhack under Belapahad in Jharsuguda district on Monday. The deceased were identified as Buddhiram Patel (22) and Nakula Chhatria (22). The injured, Nitesh Chhatria, was immediately rushed ... Read More »

3-day Odisha Travel Bazaar kicks off in city

Bhubaneswar, 16/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar /Abhisek Mohanty ) : The three-day Odisha Travel Bazaar kicked off at Hotel Mayfair Lagoon here on Sunday. Inaugurating the event, tourism and culture minister Ashok Chandra Panda said,”After two and half years of tireless effort, we have been able to organise such an event in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and ... Read More »

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