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BPL category students deprived of free uniforms in Odisha

As per the government policy, SC/ST boys, girls of all categories and BPL students are eligible to get two sets of uniforms and a pair of shoes at Rs 600 per head.

19 Jun 2019

Not many embankments to check flooding woes

Existing embankments of Tel and Udanti rivers are damaged

08 Jun 2019

Healthcare crisis lingers in Kalahandi district of Odisha

There are not enough doctors and beds in all health centres of the district.

05 Jun 2019

Millets make successful comeback in Odisha

The Millet Mission is helping the nutrient-rich millets, which were fast fading away from agricultural landscape, in making a comeback in Kalahandi district.

03 Jun 2019

Scope for agro-units in Kalahandi, says Basant

The State BJP chief’s candidature was not only opposed within the party but he was also up against formidable opponents as BJD’s Puspendra Singh Deo and Congress’ Bhakta Charan Das.

26 May 2019

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan goes down the drain

Only 500 IHHLs constructed against target of 3,469; none of 20 community toilets put to use

21 May 2019

With brand tags, sweet times ahead for mango growers

Kalahandi’s mango growers will soon have a sweet time. Under duress for lack of marketing facilities, their produce is heading for a hot sale in branded packs.

15 May 2019

Research raises hope for revival of indigenous rice

Many varieties of aromatic rice not available for high yield farming 

14 May 2019

Onion farmers from Odisha in distress again

Inadequate storage facilities and market linkage hit farmers in Kalahandi district.

30 Apr 2019

Advanced civilisation unearthed at Asurgarh

Survey of the site was started in November last year and ended on April 15

23 Apr 2019

Kalahandi Mahua collectors in lurch

In absence of marketing support, they are forced to sell their produce at a meagre price of Rs 10 to Rs 12 per kg

18 Apr 2019

Plus Two exam evaluators work under adverse conditions at Bhawanipatna centre

In the congested room, the evaluators are forced to sit in two rows with little space to even move while checking the answer sheets.

17 Apr 2019

Kalahandi Lok Sabha seat to witness close fight

Campaigning came to a close in Kalahandi Lok Sabha constituency which will go to polls on Thursday.

10 Apr 2019

High on drama, low on issues

Consider the case of Dana Majhi, the man who hit the headlines for carrying the body of wife on his shoulders.

09 Apr 2019

Bridge eludes 16 water-locked villages in Kalihandi district in Odisha

Around 16 villages were cut off from the mainland in 1985 when the Indravati reservoir water submerged all landmasses around the panchayat, leaving villagers, mostly tribals, water-locked.

07 Apr 2019

Here in Gampenu village, firewood is bartered for rice

In the absence of a road, healthcare has not reached the villagers and they have to depend on traditional healers.

03 Apr 2019

Candidates announced, parties now face dissent roadblock

Dissidence is brewing in all the three major parties in Kalahandi district over distribution of  tickets.

24 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Tickets on hold, hectic lobby on in Odisha

Political observers said there is a confusion in the BJD camp over sitting MLAs retaining party ticket and all eyes are on the decision of party supremo Naveen Patnaik. 

15 Mar 2019

Odia labourers face harassment in Telangana

When the child died, Brunda and Labani requested Mastan to allow them return home for his funeral but the latter did not permit.

20 Feb 2019

State apathy blocks university tag for Bhawanipatna College

Government Autonomous College Bhawanipatna’s university aspirations have fallen victim to State Government apathy. 

31 Jan 2019

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