Odisha DRDA calls for action against range officer for misappropriating funds in MGNREGS project

Sources said that in the financial year 2020-21, a grant of Rs 9.24 lakh was sanctioned for digging a pond in Badapanjariaguda under MGNREGS.

published on : 16th November 2021

Staff crunch plagues Adarsha Vidyalayas in Odisha's Nabarangpur district

There are 10 AVs in the district, one in each block with student strength of around 400 from Class VI to X.

published on : 26th October 2021

Mass resignation of Pradeep Majhi's followers on Sunday

It is expected that Majhi will join the ruling BJD either on October 28 or 29 taking into consideration the availability of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

published on : 24th October 2021

Residents of this Odisha village refuse to cremate body over caste prejudice

Villagers from Jani community refused to touch the body as it had been carried by other community members.

published on : 20th October 2021

Deficit rainfall, poor irrigation haunt Nabarangpur farmers 

With deficit rainfall and inadequate irrigation coverage, farmers of Nabarangpur district are staring at a drought-like situation, dreading a poor kharif crop.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Proposed bridge in Odisha's Kosagumuda, Kotpad delayed for half a decade

In absence of the bridge or even an alternative road, around 26,000 villagers from six panchayats in Kosagumuda, and 12,000 from two panchayats of Kotpad are at mercy of the administration.

published on : 15th August 2021

Odisha Congress alleges land encroachment by Andhra-based trader

How is it possible to encroach jungle land without the knowledge of forest officials, questions Congress leader Pradeep Majhi.

published on : 13th August 2021

Will Vaishnaw’s visit end Nabarangpur’s wait to see a railway line?

Sources said, a railway line project from Jeypore to Nabarangpur was approved in 2016-17. It was decided that Rs 748 crore will be spent for construction of 41.35 km railway line.

published on : 11th August 2021

Ethanol plant in Nabarangpur could be harbinger of good days

The upcoming unit at Nabarangpur is expected to generate jobs for more than 500 persons and check migration of workforce 

published on : 4th August 2021

Odisha government's apathy, Covid rob sheen out of Ratakhandipada crafts

Sources said of a total of 311 population of Odisha's Ratakhandipada village, 62 happen to be skilled carpenters but now over 37 of them are daily labourers with the pandemic leaving them idle.

published on : 1st August 2021

Poor rains and irrigation bane for Nabarangpur farmers in Odisha

With kharif season underway, farmers across Nabarangpur are a distressed lot as inadequate rainfall and irrigation have affected transplantation and subsequent activities in the district.

published on : 25th July 2021

Nabarangpur gets Odisha’s first Walk-in Chamber

In a first in Odisha, a WIC, a cold storage unit for preserving life-saving medicines was inaugurated in Nabarangpur.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Odisha's Nabarangpur fails to make it to NEET centre list

A backward district with most of its students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Tribes, it does not make the cut for a NEET centre.

published on : 22nd July 2021

A sense of déjà vu for Odisha's Nabarangpur farmers as kharif plans begin

As registration for kharif paddy procurement kicks off, farmers across Nabarangpur district have a sense of déja vu.

published on : 18th July 2021

Technical college still a far cry for Nabarangpur

MoU signed in 2015 to set up a govt engineering college in the district; six years on, no progress has been made on the proposal

published on : 10th July 2021
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