Geographically Kandhmal district lies in high altitude zone with inter spreading inaccessible terrain of hilly ranges and narrow valley tracts. Almost 66 percent of the land area of the District is covered with dense forests and towering mountains rich in green meadows at the attitude of 2000 feet to 3000 feet, the terraced valleys thronged with the colorful tribe. Kandhamal is famous for its local turmeric renowned as 'Kandhamal Haldi' which has earned the Geographical indication (GI) tag .It has also a place called Daringbadi which is known as Kashmir of Odisha.
Senior police officials said that Rahul was a member of the Bansadhara-Ghumsar-Nagabali (BGN) Division and was involved in several Left-wing extremist activities in Chhattisgarh and Odisha.
The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on Friday announced the final results of the main written examination of the Odisha Civil Services (OCS)-2019.
On the basis of reliable information, the joint team conducted a raid at Sipigida village and caught the accused red-handed while he was making a deal to sale the skin
Rajesh Bagarty who studies and researches History at Ravenshaw University in Cuttack has decided to change the future of his village by imparting education to the children.
As the dream of a bridge still eludes the locals of Gunjibadi Panchayat under Kandhamal’s K.Nuagaon block, Over one thousand villagers have to put their lives at risk while crossing the Bagadi river to avail basic amenities
Police suspect that Chaityanya Pujari, a resident of Pangurumila Village under Baliguda block had been killed by his own father Bhaskar Pujari who was peeved at the former’s addiction to alcohol and substance abuse which created trouble in the entire family. Bhaskar had allegedly buried the body in the forest.
Heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in some places in southern and coastal belt of the State in the next 24 hours.
IMD has predicted thunderstorm with lightning at one or two places over the districts of Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordhaa, Cuttack, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in the next 24 hours.
Surviving conjoined twins from Kandhamal district in Odisha, Jaga who had lost his brother Balia last year, has been blessed with a baby sister
A woman Maoist-Kanti Mallick, an active member of KKBN Division of Odisha State Committee, surrendered before Kandhamal Police
Last year, an eco-retreat camp was started at Daringbadi and it got an encouraging response.
Swami Lakshmanananda had taken a vow to fight the menace of religious conversion by working for the development of the downtrodden classes of Kandhamal, Odisha.
Bhagyalaxmi Patra had a quarrel with her husband M Rajesh Patra over some unknown issues and left home along with their two children yesterday.
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
In a heart-rending incident that would hurt the collective conscience of the society, a man was forced to carry the body of his wife alone as medical staff didn’t lend a hand fearing Covid infection.