Tag Archives: Balasore

A Man of Many Parts

Rashmi Rekha Das, OP Talented dancer, folk artiste and model, young Subhendu Lenka is all set to make his film debut Subhendu Lenka has many feathers in his cap. He is an Odissi dancer, folk artiste, model and social worker. … Continue reading

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Forest dept plans to check marauding jumbos

Sajanagad: Even as 140 elephants from Jharkhand are reportedly heading for Nilagiri in Balasore district, the forest department held a coordination meeting here Thursday and has drawn up a plan to check their entry. The meeting was presided over DFO … Continue reading

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Curtains down for Chadheya Nata

Rashmi Rekha Das, OP The once-popular folk theatre form seems to be slowly fading out as audiences turn to other forms of entertainment Balasore is a land of diverse cultural heritage, and it has a particularly rich tradition of folk … Continue reading

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Bengal mafia throws NGT fiat to winds

Jaleswar: Despite prohibition imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on sand mining from Subarnarekha, the mafia from West Bengal continues to illegally quarry sand from various ghats of the river in Jaleswar block of Balasore district. The rampant sand … Continue reading

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No end to Subarnarekha project work

Baripada: Inordinate delay in completion of the Subarnarekha irrigation project in Mayurbhanj district has resulted in huge cost overruns. Work on the ambitious project is nowhere near completion even though 22 years have passed since its inception in 1995. The … Continue reading

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Pest attack fresh killer for farmers

Jaleswar: Farmers in north Balasore are worried over a disease called Bacterial Panicle Blight (BPB) that has been affecting their paddy crop. According to a rough estimate, about 40 per cent of the paddy shoots in the region have dried … Continue reading

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Passionate percussionist

Rashmi Rekha Das Class IX student Abhibandita Rath’s keen sense of rhythm was discovered early in life and she is widely recognised as a tabla prodigy  Every child is special in his or her own way but some are exceptionally … Continue reading

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It’s healing through painting for Medha

Post News Network BHUBANESWAR: As many as 45 paintings and art works of young artist Medha Nayak, hailing from Balasore, caught the attention of visitors at the Modern Art Gallery in the city, where a solo painting exhibition was Bheld … Continue reading

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Balasore set to get ODF status

New Delhi: Keeping in mind the fast coverage of rural households with household toilets, Balasore is likely to become the second district from the state to become Open Defecation Free (ODF), one of the targets of the ambitious Swachh Bharat … Continue reading

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Farmers worried as pests attack paddy crop

Oupada: The farmers in the Oupada area of Balasore are worried as the paddy crop on thousands of acres is facing a threat from pests. While farmers are apprehensive about crop damage, the agriculture department is said to be sitting … Continue reading

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