Truck driver fined Rs 86,500 under new Motor Vehicles Act

The incident took place on September 3, and the truck was released after the driver Ashok Yadav paid a penalty of Rs 70,000 along with producing some documents.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha.


Apr 15, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency

Nagendra Kumar Pradhan of the BJD is the incumbent MP from this constituency.

Apr 14, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Railway conducts experimental run of 2-kilometre long train

The train, comprising 147 wagons, three brake/guard vans and four engines, was planned between Godbhaga and Balangir railway stations in the Sambalpur Railway Division.

Feb 25, 2019, 21:12 PM IST

Odisha: 200 locals set police station on fire over custodial death of prisoner

Locals in Sambalpur in Odisha vandalised the Ainthapali Police Station and set it on fire after the death of an accused in jail. The accused who died in jail was behind bars in connection with charges of theft.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

Rains bring relief to scorched Odisha

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to pound several areas of Odisha in the next 24 hours.

Jun 11, 2017, 20:05 PM IST

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 CM Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to build second bridge over the Brahmani

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged the Centre to soon take up construction of a second bridge over the river Brahmani in view of the bad condition of the existing one.

May 25, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

Odisha Police seizes Rs 1.43 crore in Sambalpur; eight arrested, arms recovered

At least Rs 1.4 crore were seized and eight persons were arrested in Odisha's Sambalpur on Sunday. 

Dec 04, 2016, 14:06 PM 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

Woman drowns daughters over family dispute

The woman identified as Baijayanti Mahali, wife of a Junior Engineer of Bamra Block, Durga Charan Mahali, allegedly drowned her 4-year-old and 2-month-old daughters in the water tank of their government quarter this evening.

Jul 16, 2016, 00:16 AM IST

Record number of migratory birds arrives in Hirakud Reservoir

The waterfowl census, conducted over the weekend, at the reservoir area recorded arrival of 95,912 birds of 60 species this year, an official of the Wildlife Division said Tuesday.

Jan 12, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

Odisha to set up 51 new courts

 In its bid to give speedy justice to the people in the state, the Odisha government today decided to set up 51 new courts including ten civil judge courts (senior division) to deal with cases related to crimes against women.

Aug 10, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Minor Odiya girls sold by parents, police begins search

Two minor girls from Odisha were allegedly sold by their parents to two persons in Madhya Pradesh, following which a police team has been sent to the state to trace the girls.

Jun 28, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

In good news for MBA aspirants, the government Wednesday cleared the proposal for the setting up of six new IIMs in the country, which will start offering courses from the coming academic session itself.

Jun 24, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Heatwave toll mounts to 41 in Odisha

Heatwave-like conditions prevailed in parts of Odisha as the mercury level shot up further while the sunstroke death toll rose to 41.

Jun 09, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Centre seeks clarification from Odisha Govt on IIM proposal

The Centre on Friday sought to know from the Odisha government about the facilities available for setting up of an IIM in Sambalpur.

May 29, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Odia film actor shot at

Yesteryear's Odia film actor Shantiswarup Mishra was shot at by an unidentified person in his house at Sambalpur.

May 16, 2015, 01:16 AM IST

Tremors felt in Odisha

Tremors were felt in most parts of Odisha on Tuesday triggering panic among the people who rushed out of the buildings.

May 12, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

Odisha: Height of bridges over Dhobijor Nullah to be raised

 In order to ensure smooth flow of sewage during rainy season, the height of the bridges over Dhobijor Nullah carrying the sewage of Sambalpur city in western Odisha will be raised soon, officials said on Sunday.

Apr 26, 2015, 11:06 AM IST