Jeypore, is one of the largest towns and a place of historical significance in the district of Koraput in Odisha . The town was established as a capital of the kingdom of Maharaja Veer Vikrama Dev in 1648-49CE. It was the largest kingdom of Kalinga until the rebellion of Balram Dev III. Later, the kingdom was defeated by the East India Company and was made a baronial estate or Zamindari in 1780 until it’s dissolution in 1947. Historically, the erstwhile kingdom was spread over the modern regions of North Andhra and South Odisha Jeypore is surrounded by hills of the Eastern Ghats and the Araku hills on three sides like a horseshoe with the western side opening up to Chhattishgarh in central India. Essentially, this place was chosen by the Maharaja because of its strategic relevance
The new idea has brought smile in face of distress farmers who had to bear heavy losses from farm products in the absence of cooling facilities in rural belts year after year.
Surya Prakash Mishra, a youth from the backward Koraput district has brought laurels to the State by cracking the all-India level entrance to get admission into the prestigious Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvanthapuram.
The border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over Kotia villages has once again raised its ugly head after health officials from the neighboring state set up a mobile health unit in the disputed region and provided free services to the people at door step, on Thursday.
Jeypore: A team of police personnel conducted a surprise raid at Jeypore sub jail in Koraput district on Sunday early morning. The police team headed by Koraput SP Varun Guntupalli…