It was a princely state in British India and in post independence period it merged with Odisha state as Kalahandi district. Kalahandi is an example of disparity/contrasts that exist in many parts of the developing/underdeveloped world. On the one side, this district is famous for famine and starvation deaths and on the other side it is rich with agriculture. Kalahandi is largely an agriculture based economy. During Bengal famine Kalahandi alone had sent 100,000 tons of rice. Located on the confluence of the rivers Uttei and Tel, Kalahandi is a home to some very ancient temples of extensive architectural excellence dating back to the 12th century.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday informed 19 places in Odisha recorded minimum (night) temperature below 15 degree Celsius.
Jagabandhu hails from a below-poverty family in Jaleswar of Balasore district. Till now, his family lives in a thatched hut in the village. There was a time when he worked as an assistant at his father’s small grocery store.
As there were no Covid-related restrictions, the festival was observed with public participation after a gap of two years.
It is unclear if Fakir will stay with both of them or the couple will go separate ways.
As per IMD, the system is likely to move nearly northwestwards across Madhya Pradesh during next 48 hours.
Residents who are already reeling under severe loss due to the flood last month, anticipated more loss.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued heavy rainfall alert for several districts in Odisha.
People across Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Bargarh, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Deogarh, Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir staged dharnas and also hit the streets seeking formation of a separate Koshal state
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted heavy rainfall in several parts of Odisha in the next few days.
Malkangiri recorded the highest maximum temperature of 36 degree Celsius on Sunday.
Though residents have been demanding construction of a bridge over the nullah but the government is yet to do the needful.
“As the district administration failed to give justice to me, I decided to immolate myself in front of the administration,” said Khetrachandra.
As per sources, the second system may intensify into a depression triggering heavy rainfall. The enhanced rainfall activity may dampen the Independence Day celebrations in the State on August 15.
A low pressure system is likely form over Northwest & adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal around August 7, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
The girl’s boyfriend was detained who confessed to killing the girl during interrogation, police sources said.