Jharsuguda

Mahanadi row: BJD calls for a 4-hour 'Hartal' in 4 districts

The hartal will be observed for four hours from 6 am till 10 am tomorrow morning in the districts of Sambalpur, Bargarh, Jharsuguda and Sonepur. 

Jun 09, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

Odisha sizzling in summer heat, Balangir hottest

Entire Odisha sizzled today as the blistering heat intensified and Balangir recorded 46.2 degree celsius to remain the hottest place in the state, where five persons have died so far due to sunstroke so far.

May 15, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

77% polling in final phase of pancahyat elections in Odisha

An average of 77 per cent of the electorate today cast their votes amidst tight security in the last and final phase of the three-tier Panchayat election in Odisha.

Feb 21, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Unseasonal rain, hailstorm lash different parts of western Odisha

Unseasonal rain and hailstorm lashed different parts of western Odisha including industrial town of Jharsuguda town last evening.

Jan 03, 2017, 10:38 AM IST

BJD opposes Chhattisgarh's barrage on Mahanadi

 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members on Wednesday demanded that the central government should take steps to stop construction of a barrage by BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh government on the Mahanadi river, and said the state of Odisha is "shocked" by the development.

Jul 20, 2016, 19:15 PM IST
Another mysterious death reported in Vyapam scam; retired IFS officer found dead in Odisha

Another mysterious death reported in Vyapam scam; retired IFS officer found dead in Odisha

After a brief lull, the Vyapam scam has come back to haunt again with another mysterious death being reported, this time from Odisha.

Oct 17, 2015, 09:41 AM IST

Tribal labourer rescued from Punjab

A tribal man, who left home seven years back in search of work and went missing, was reunited with his family after he was rescued from Punjab where he was working as a bonded labour.

Apr 12, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Tribal labourer rescued from Punjab

A tribal man, who left home seven years back in search of work and went missing, was reunited with his family after he was rescued from Punjab where he was working as a bonded labour.

Apr 12, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Odisha inks pact for second airport in state

The Odisha government signed a pact with the Airport Authority of India for developing the state`s second airport in the district headquarters town of Jharsuguda, an official said.

Jul 30, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

Eight killed, two missing as storm hits Odisha

At least eight persons were killed and two others missing in separate incidents of boat capsize and other mishaps when a severe nor`wester hit Jharsuguda and Bargarh districts of western Odisha early on Sunday.

Jun 01, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Couple booked for torturing minor domestic help

Police have booked a couple for allegedly torturing and blackmailing their minor tribal domestic help after shooting her nude picture at Belpahar in Jharsuguda district, police said on Monday.

Nov 18, 2013, 23:50 PM IST

Couple booked for torturing minor domestic help

Police have booked a couple for allegedly torturing and blackmailing their minor tribal domestic help after shooting her nude picture at Belpahar in Jharsuguda district, police said on Monday.

Nov 18, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Nalco rejects Vedanta's request for alumina

Aluminium major NALCO has rejected a request to sell surplus alumina to bauxite starved Vedanta for its smelter at Jharsuguda, saying it was against the Navaratna PSU's policy to supply it in domestic market.

Sep 28, 2013, 18:16 PM IST

Two killed, 16 hurt in Odisha clash

Two workers of a coal transport company were killed and 16 others, including six police personnel, injured in a clash at Belpahar in Odisha`s Jharsuguda district, police said on Sunday.

Jun 09, 2013, 14:52 PM IST

Two women sentenced to life imprisonment

Two women were sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by a Fast Track court in Odisha`s Jharsuguda for burning to death their sister-in-law for dowry in 2010.

Mar 14, 2013, 14:47 PM IST

Patnaik gets rousing reception in Kandhamal, Mayurbhanj

After being greeted with black flags by Congress activists in Kandhamal and Mayurbhanj districts, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was accorded a warm welcome during a visit to Jharsuguda.

Mar 04, 2013, 21:59 PM IST

Minor boy accuses police of torturing him with cigarette burns

A minor boy in Odisha`s Jharsuguda district was allegedly tortured and inflicted burns with cigarette butt while in police custody in connection with a theft incident.

Feb 16, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

Vedanta to focus on Jharsuguda smelter expansion

With the 4-million-tonne Lanjigarh aluminium refinery plant expansion on hold, the Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Aluminium (VAL) has decided to focus on completing its aluminium smelter plant at Jharsuguda in Orissa to achieve its targeted capacity of 1.75 MT.

Sep 04, 2011, 16:34 PM IST