Police on Thursday arrested a youth on charges of extorting money from different Government officials by impersonating Rural Development Minister Susanta Singh.
The boy was then taken to Khairput community health centre (CHC) from where he was shifted to Malkangiri DHH. His condition is stated to be stable, hospital sources informed.
Mob pelts stones at police station, two constables injured in attack
The Zilla Parishad resolution states that it doesn’t have any problem with Chitrakonda being granted the status of a block.
INCESSANT rains since Thursday have led to a rise in water level of Balimela reservoir in Chitrakonda and Satiguda reservoir in Malkangiri.
DGP Bijay Kumar Sharma on Wednesday transferred suspended constables Kalia Suna Behera and Ajay Kumar Pradhan to Sundargarh and Malkangiri districts respectively.
A District Voluntary Force jawan was also killed in the gun-battle while another suffered injuries.
On Monday morning, the Sub-Collector gave them a written assurance which pacified them and the villagers decided to return to their villages.
Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister sought the support of the Centre for early installation of mobile towers at 866 locations in Left Wing Extremism affected areas.
A mass plantation drive was started by the district administration on Sunday to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Water-locked Atalguda village in Mathili block remains cut off from the mainland during rainy season
Of seven worst-hit districts, situation has improved in Gajapati, Koraput and Malkangiri
Flood water of Bansadhara river, which crossed the danger mark at Kashinagar in Gajapati and Gunupur in Rayagada, has inundated low-lying areas in both the districts.
With rains battering the district since Tuesday night, rivers in the district are in spate leaving many villages cut off from the mainstream.
With the Met Department forecasting heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next two days, Malkangiri Collector Manish Agarwal has announced closure of all schools in the district on Wednesday.