Bolangir

  • Odisha: 10-year-old refuses to work, brick kiln owner crushes his hand 20-01-2014 09:15 AM

    Bolangir: Just a month after the hands of two bonded labourers were chopped off in Odisha's Kalahandi district, another shocker has come in from the Bolangir district. This time a 10-year-old boy's hands were crushed by his owner just because he refused to work in a brick kiln. The pain...
  • Odisha: Four held for chopping off workers' hands 18-12-2013 05:45 PM

    Four people were arrested on Wednesday in Odisha for allegedly chopping off the hands of two migrant workers in Bolangir district three days ago, police said. The arrested include the main accused, a contractor. Three others have also been detained for questioning in the case, a senior police officer told...
  • Arrangements made to face possible Moaist jail break attempt: Odisha govt 19-09-2013 06:09 PM

    With prominent Maoist leaders like Girish Mahato and explosive expert James among many hardcore ultras housed in different prisons of Odisha, the state government on Thursday claimed to have made elaborate arrangement to face possible offensive by the Maoist including jail breaks. "We have taken up regular security measures. This...
  • Bandh affects normal life in Sambalpur 26-08-2013 06:21 PM

    Normal life was paralysed in Sambalpur as rail and road communications, shops and offices remained close on Monday due to the 12-hour bandh call given by the Koshal State Co-ordination Committee (KSCC) demanding separate Koshal state comprising 10 districts of the western region. One day shutdown evoked large response in...
  • Odisha: Protests against Lower Suktel Project turn violent 30-04-2013 09:15 AM

    Bolangir: Protests by villagers displaced by the Lower Suktel power project turned violent at Bolangir on Monday. As many as 40 people were injured when the protestors clashed with police. 16 people were arrested. Villagers affected by the project staged a road blockade for over 2 hours, demanding higher compensation....
  • 26 injured as trains collide in Orissa 04-05-2011 08:01 AM

    Bolangir, Orissa: At least 26 people were injured, some of them seriously, when Koraput-Rourkela Express collided with a goods train at Sikir railway station in Orissa's Bolangir district early on Wednesday, police said. The accident occurred as the goods train was moving out of Sikir and the express train was...
  • Orissa steel executive burnt alive, one arrested 03-03-2011 07:43 PM

    Bolangir (Orissa): A senior officer of a private steel company was burnt alive by suspended factory workers at Titlagarh on Thursday. Titlagarh, where the is incident took place is tense - One person has been arrested. R S Roy, deputy general manager (Operations) of Graphite India Ltd-Powmex steel division was...
  • HIV positive man kills wife to shield her from society 29-05-2008 12:33 PM

    Leicester: West Indies batsman Darren Bravo says he is working hard to eliminate some of the mis-steps that have dogged him and finish the three-Test series against England strongly. After a typically flamboyant 66 from Bravo against Leicestershire on the first day of the Windies' two-day, tour match on Saturday...
  • Diyas go designer this Diwali 09-11-2007 03:31 PM

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