Kalahandi

Odisha: Aroma of coffee to spread again in Kalahandi's Thuamul Rampur

Sources said that the local unit of the board has been asked by the directorate of soil conversation to identify suitable government land which has sown the seeds of hope among coffee growers.

published on : 20th January 2022

Double whammy for farmers as rains, hailstorm wreak havoc 

Fields and roads were layered with hailstones while disruption in power supply since Jan 11 night threw normal life out of gear.

published on : 13th January 2022

Kalahandi women develop IoT devices to help fish farmers

Minushri and Amrita have come up with 3 solar powered devices that aim at improving fish and prawn production. Hemant Kumar Rout finds out more about their innovation  

published on : 26th December 2021

3 radiology machines, 6 analysers for Odisha's Kalahandi

Although the installation of an analyser was welcomed by the locals of Kesinga, the absence of a radiology machine in the CHC, which sees a huge influx of local and outside patients, was criticised.

published on : 13th December 2021

Teacher murder: Congress calls Odisha bandh on November 12 demanding action against minister 

The bandh has been called to protest against the alleged inaction towards Minister of State for Home DS Mishra who is charged with patronising the prime accused in the kidnap and murder of a woman.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Mamita Meher murder case: BJP central team slams Odisha govt, reiterates demand for CBI probe

BJP national Mahila Morcha president Vanathi Srinivasan said neither did CM Naveen Patnaik have a word of sympathy for the parents of Mamita nor has anyone from his government visited the family

published on : 30th October 2021

Odisha minister Dibya Shankar Mishra dropped from CM's Mayurbhanj tour

Several senior ministers including Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari and Law Minister Pratap Jena will remain in charge of Sarashkana and Baripada municipality respectively.

published on : 22nd October 2021

BJP's bandh cripples life in Odisha's Kalahandi district

A group of women from BJP Mahila Morcha also tried to barge into the residence of state minister Dibya Shankar Mishra at Bhawanipatna and pelted eggs at his house.

published on : 21st October 2021

Orissa High Court slaps Rs 50,000 fine on investigating officer for non-compliance

The court had directed the SP on September 8 to initiate proceedings against the IO concerned for non-compliance of its order and submit a report by the next date.

published on : 20th September 2021

Kalahandi locals celebrate Nuakhai festival

Nuakhai bhetghat, music and dance programmes were organised in different places. Rusi panchami Nuakhai was observed in other areas of the district on September 11.

published on : 17th September 2021

Grass turns greener for tribal farmers, migrants the silage way

A silage making unit was set up at Sikerguda village under Chancher panchayat with technical guidance and field support of AFC India Ltd.

published on : 13th September 2021

Ambulance staff carry pregnant woman for three km in Odisha's Kalahandi district

Sources said that Banita complained of labour pain in the morning following which her family called an ambulance but the vehicle could not reach the village.

published on : 26th August 2021

Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw stresses on railway infra in Odisha's Kalahandi

Union Minister Vaishnaw announced that a railway project from Junagarh to Ambaguda in Kalahandi district will begin soon.

published on : 22nd August 2021

UGC grants recognition to Kalahandi University

Once the university completes all the formalities, it will receive  Central grants, he said and added that the grants will strengthen the university’s infrastructure.

published on : 19th August 2021

2 women kill newborns to hide illicit affair, held with lover in Odisha's Kalahandi

Police said Tripal impregnated Gurubari and Gayatri when they were working in Goa after the nationwide lockdown was declared to contain the spread of Covid-19 last year.

published on : 15th August 2021
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