Odisha tribal leader Nachika Linga, son Rabi enter Zilla Parishad poll fray

Sources said that Nachika Linga's daughter-in-law is also expected to file nomination papers for sarpanch post at Podapadar panchayat on January 20.

published on : 20th January 2022

1.6 kg gold ornaments stolen from SBI in Koraput

Though the theft took place around two months back, it came to light after Laxmipur police detained a person in this connection on January 13.

published on : 15th January 2022

Odisha: Telengiri project to release water for crops from Jan 11

Telengiri authorities said ayacut areas will be irrigated through 13 sub-canals and focus laid on the head points of the system to ensure proper supply during the summer season. 

published on : 8th January 2022

Bird count up in Berhampur, Koraput

Seven more species of birds were spotted in the forest division this year. In the last census, 95 species had been spotted.

published on : 7th January 2022

Woman’s nude body found in Koraput forest

On Sunday morning, some villagers found a cellphone on the road leading to the cashew forest and informed her parents.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Andhra Pradesh cops patrol Odisha's Koraput villages

The Andhra Pradesh government has intensified police patrolling in Kotia panchayat under Pottangi block for last two days without the district administration getting a whiff of it.

published on : 2nd January 2022

South Eastern Railway to restore Samaleswari Express after 21 months

The 18006 train in Down direction will not stop at Mecheda, but will have stoppage at Santragachi, the SER said. 

published on : 1st January 2022

BSF DG reviews security situation along Odisha border

There is need for strategic deployment of forces in susceptible areas on Odisha’s borders with neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

published on : 31st December 2021

COVID-19: Odisha's Koraput district risks poor border vigil amid Omicron threat

Most people crossing over to the district are seen flouting Covid regulations without wearing masks and gathering in large numbers in local ‘haats’ in bordering villages.

published on : 27th December 2021

Odisha MLA faces anganwadi worker’s ire

The video of the incident was widely shared on social media, exposing administrative apathy towards anganwadi centres in the district. 

published on : 24th December 2021

Cold wave sweeps south Odisha's Koraput and Kandhamal districts

While the night temperature hovered below 6 degree Celsius in these areas, the plains of Jeypore, Borrigumma, Kotpad, Kundra and Boipariguda recorded temperatures below 7 degree Celsius.

published on : 18th December 2021

Koraput sees fear over foreign returnees

Amid Omicron threat, Koraput district administration and Health department is closely monitoring foreign returnees from at-risk countries. 

published on : 16th December 2021

Woman Maoist lays down arms before DGP in Odisha

She was identified as Phulbati Ushendi alias Dipika of Gumundi village under Kanker district in Chhattisgarh. Police suspect her involvement in Naxal violence during the 2019 General Elections.

published on : 13th December 2021

NIA team in Odisha's Koraput to quiz top Maoist leader

It was also suspected that top Maoist leader Dubasi Sankar alias Arun had a hand in the 2012 Maoist attack.

published on : 10th December 2021

Parab cancelled amid third wave concern

Informing the same in an order on Tuesday, Collector Md Abdal Akhtaar said the decision was taken in interest of public health.

published on : 1st December 2021
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