Sambalpur: News

15 Apr 2023


Odisha: 1 killed, many injured in Sambalpur violence; curfew imposed

Authorities imposed an indefinite curfew in Odisha's Sambalpur and extended the internet ban there after a 30-year-old man was reportedly stabbed to death and four others injured in fresh communal clashes after Hanuman Jayanti processions on Friday.

09 Feb 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel 5G launched in more cities across Gujarat, Odisha

Bharti Airtel has launched its 5G services across more cities in Gujarat and Odisha, including Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Sambalpur, and Balasore.

03 Mar 2021


Man who killed wife with sword is jailed for life

Ramesh Kumbhar was sentenced to life in jail for fatally attacking his wife with a sword during a counseling session at a family court in Odisha's Sambalpur district.

08 Sep 2019


Truck driver fined Rs. 86,500 under new Motor Vehicle Act

In a bizarre piece of news, a truck driver in the Sambalpur district of Odisha was fined a whopping Rs. 86,500 for traffic violations.

27 Apr 2019


Was doing duty: IAS-officer, who checked Modi's chopper, speaks up

Mohammed Mohsin, the IAS officer who is facing action for allegedly checking PM Narendra Modi's chopper on April 16, said on Friday that he didn't violate any rules and was only following the guidelines of Election Commission.

06 Jul 2018


East Coast Railway's tremendous feat: 6 subways built in 5hrs

The East Coast Railway has created a record of sorts by building six limited-height subways (LHS) in less than 5hrs, according to Divisional Railway Manager of Sambalpur in Odisha.

05 May 2018


Odisha: Two farmers of same village attempt suicide

In Sambalpur, a farmer has made an attempt to commit suicide by consuming pesticide, a day after a similar attempt by another cultivator of the same village in Odisha's Bargarh district, officials said today.

25 Apr 2018

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha: 5-year-old girl, elderly tribal woman raped

A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor boy in Sambalpur district, while in Mayurbhanj two men were arrested on the charge of raping a 50-year-old tribal woman, the police said on Tuesday.

13 Mar 2018


Odisha: Selfie with century-old railway engine in Sambalpur

A heritage park in Sambalpur's Khetrajpur area has become the new selfie hub for the youth.