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Covid-19: At 10,031 New Infections, Odisha Sees Dip In Daily Cases

Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has  mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.

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Covid-19 Second Wave In Odisha: Micro Containment Zones Come Up In Kandhamal, Kalahandi

Phulbani/Bhawanipatna: Amid the second wave Covid-19 scare in the State, Micro Containment Zones have been declared in parts of Phulbani Municipality in Kandhamal district and a village in Kalahandi district on Saturday. The Kandhamal district administration on Saturday declared School Sahi of Dakpala village and five houses in Masterpada under Ward No- 5 of Phulbani […]

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Odisha: School Girl Raped By Teacher For 2 Years In Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: A 15-year-old girl has allegedly been raped by her school teacher multiple times at Madanpur Rampur area here in Kalahandi district. Family members of the girl alleged that the teacher has raped the girl several time in last two years by luring her in his talks. The teacher had also eloped her away to […]

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Odisha: 'Spurned Lover' Stabs Girl’s Mother To Death

Bhawanipatna: In an unfortunate incident, a youth allegedly killed the mother of a girl he was in love with at Karlakhunta village under Kesinga police limits here in Kalahandi district on Monday. The deceased identified as Sindhu Bag (55) faced the wrath of the youth while trying to save her daughter Ranjita from the murderous […]

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Watch: ‘Ghost’ Captured On Camera In Odisha Village!

Kalahandi: An alleged spooky encounter in the dead of the night in a remote village which was captured on camera has created a sensation in the tribal dominated district after the video went viral on Thursday. The alleged video was shot by a villager from Chikili village under Junagarh block of Kalahandi district. As per […]

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Odisha: Four Dead In Two Separate Road Mishaps

Bhawanipatna/Keonjhar: Four persons including a five-year-old baby girl died in two separate road accidents in Kalahandi and Keonjhar districts on Thursday. As per reports, three persons including a five-year-old girl lost their lives after a bike they were riding collided head-on with a bus at Dangariguda square under Golamunda police limits near Dharmagarh. Though the […]

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Odisha: Girl Charred To Death As House Catches Fire In Kalahandi

Kalahandi: A girl was burnt to death after a  fire broke out in her house at Khapramal village under the Koksara police limits in the district on Monday. According to reports, the fire occurred due to some unknown reasons when no other family members of the girl were present in the house. The fire spread […]

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Karlapat Elephant Deaths: Central Team Confirms Hemorrhagic Septicemia Reason Behind Fatalities

Kalahandi: The three-member Central team inspecting the reason behind the deaths of seven elephants at the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district on Wednesday confirmed hemorrhagic septicemia (HS) as the reason behind the mass fatalities of the pachyderms. The officials have confirmed that the jumbos died due to hemorrhagic septicemia and also expressed their satisfaction […]

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Odisha: Four Booked For Stealing 6 Electricity Poles In Kalahandi

Kalahandi: If you think criminal gangs only loot cash, valuables or rob vehicles on the highway, here is a gang which will prove you wrong. On Tuesday, the Kokosara police in the district rounded up a gang of four who specialised in looting electricity poles waiting for installation. They would cut the long iron poles […]

Inter-State Fake Marriage Racket Busted,  4 Including 2 Women Held
Odisha: Inter-State Fake Marriage Racket Busted, 4 Including 2 Women Held

Bhawanipatna: Kalahandi police on Tuesday busted an inter-state marriage racket and arrested four of its members including two women on charges of duping lakhs of rupees from several people. The accused have been identified as Eli Mahanta from Sundargarh and her associates- Birbal Sharma form Kantabanji, Mina Gupta and Sraban Soni from Chhattisgarh. The modus […]

Math Wonderkid From Odisha Has Multiplication Tables On Tip Of His Tongue #WATCH
Math Wonderkid From Odisha Has Multiplication Tables On Tip Of His Tongue #WATCH

Kalahandi: Looks can be deceptive as is the case with Rohan Patra, a Class II boy of Odisha’s Kalahandi. In the first instance, Rohan might look naive but he is apparently gifted with amazing memorizing capabilities. The child prodigy can flawlessly recite multiplication tables till 100 without a tint of error. Rohan is the third […]

Karlapat Livestock Inspector Suspended For Dereliction Of Duty

Bhawanipatna: A livestock inspector at Karlapat sanctuary here in Kalahandi district has been placed under suspension by Chief District Veterinary Officer (CDVO) for dereliction of duty. The official, Ganesh Pujari, allegedly failed to discharge his duty as per norms during vaccination of cattle that was necessitated following mass death of elephants in the sanctuary due […]

One More Elephant Found Dead In Karlapat; Toll Reaches 7 In 20 Days

Bhawanipatna: One more elephant calf was found dead near a nullha at Ghusurigudi in Karlapata wildlife sanctuary taking the toll to seven within a gap of 20 days. The death was due to suspected haemorrhagic septicaemia, sources said. Earlier, six elephants-all pregnant- died of the bacteria infection. Carcasses of five pachyderms were recovered from Ghusurigudi […]

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High Stress Level In Elephants' Body Led To Septicaemia Outbreak In Karlapat: Central Team

Bhawanipatna: A three-member team of experts which visited the elephant death sites in Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district today concluded that high stress level in elephants body led to the outbreak of septicaemia resulting in death of six female elephants within a gap of two weeks. The team visited sensitive places including Tentulipadar and […]

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Karlapat Elephant Deaths: 3 Member Central Team To Reach Kalahandi Today

Bhawanipatna: A three-member Central team of Ministry of team of Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change will reach Kalahandi today to investigate the mysterious deaths of six elephants at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in the district. The Central experts team will reach Kalahandi by today evening, informed Kalahandi Divisional Forest Officer (DFO). According to reports, […]

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Elephant Deaths In Karlapat Sanctuary: Drone Cameras To Track Health Of Jumbos

Bhawanipatna: In another exercise to contain the spate of elephant deaths at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district, the forest department of Odisha has started using drone cameras in the range to track the movement of the jumbos. “The deployment of drones will be useful for the forest officials to mount surveillance over the jumbos […]

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Two Juveniles Among 3 Naxal Imposters Held In Odisha's Kalahandi

Kalahandi: The M Rampur Police here has nabbed three persons including two minor boys on charges of extorting money from people by posing as Maoists. Based on a complaint filed on February 13, a team of M Rampur police station led by Sub-Inspector Dasia Seth launched an investigation and managed to catch hold of accused […]

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Odisha: 1 More Elephant Dies Of Septicaemia In Karlapat Sanctuary, Toll Mounts To 6

Bhawanipatna: One more female elephant died due to septicaemia in the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary here in Kalahandi district on Sunday. With the fresh death, the wildlife sanctuary witnessed six elephant deaths within a gap of 14 days. Kalahandi RCCF Sudipta Dash informed that the carcass of jumbo was found in the same place where other […]

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Odisha: 1 More Elephant Dies Of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia In Karlapat Sanctuary; Toll Reaches 5 In 13 Days

Bhawanipatana: One more elephant reportedly died in Karlapat wildlife sanctuary here in Kalahandi district taking the toll to five in last 13 days. Veterinary experts attributed the death of the animal to haemorrhagic septicaemia. The deaths of the five elephants in last 13 days have been reported from near Ghusurigudi nullah in the sanctuary. The […]

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Odisha: Expert Team Visits Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary In Kalahandi To Probe Death Of Elephants

Bhubaneswar: A killer bacteria is feared to be swarming through the forests of Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district where at least four elephants have been killed since last two weeks, prompting the State forest department to send an expert team to the protected area on Saturday. According to reports, at least four female elephants […]

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Odisha: Another Elephant Dies In Karlapat Sanctuary, Fourth Death In Twelve Days

Bhawanipatna/Bhubaneswar: One more elephant died near Jakama village under the Karlapat Sanctuary in Kalahandi district on Friday, taking the total number of deaths to four in 12 days. Though the exact reason of the death is yet to be ascertained, the Odisha PCCF Sashi Paul hinted at the contaminated water in the nearby nullah as […]

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Odisha: 1 More Jumbo Dies In Kalahandi, Count Mounts To 3 In 11 Days

Kalahandi: Jumbo death continues unabated in Odisha as one more full-grown elephant was found dead at the Karlapata wildlife century in the district on Friday morning. The carcass of the giant was found near the Ghusuri Ghudi waterfall in Kalahandi south forest division of the Karlapata wildlife sanctuary. Divisional Forest Officer, T. Ashok Kumar has […]

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Another Female Elephant Found Dead In Odisha's Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary

Kalahandi: Another female elephant was found dead in Ghusugudi forest under the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district on Tuesday. The carcass of the animal was spotted lying in the jungle by the officials Kalahandi (South) Forest Division, said reports. Though the exact reason behind the death of the jumbo will be known after we […]

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Odisha: Kalahandi Police Arrests 5 Cyber Fraudsters From UP

Bhawanipatna: In a major crackdown on online fraud, the Kalahandi police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested as many as five cyber fraudsters from Uttar Pradesh in connection with the online duping of a senior citizen in Kalahandi. The accused have been identified as Abhilash Singh, Parvez Ahmed, Wahid Khan, Sahrukh Khan and Zuned Ahmed. […]

Not Lab Of Poverty But Kalahandi Has Now Emerged As Development Model In Country: Naveen
Not Lab Of Poverty But Kalahandi Has Now Emerged As Development Model In Country: Naveen

Bhawanipatna: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that Kalahandi district in Odisha has emerged as the model of the development in the country. While addressing a mega event in the district on the sidelines of unveiling of Indravati irrigation project, Patnaik said that some people had wanted to make the district as a […]