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.
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.
The Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown has left each and every sector in disarray and education is no exception.
Employees of a private bus heading towards Kerala were allegedly beaten up by a local sarpanch at Chanchedi village under K. Nuagaan block in Kandhamal district.
The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.
As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.
Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with 11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.
Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.
Extending the ongoing lockdown till June 1, 2021, the Odisha government on Tuesday made stricter arrangements both for the public sector and private sector organisations.
With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.
A woman infected with Covid-19 gave birth to a healthy baby girl at Brahmanpad Community Health Centre under Chakapada block in Kandhamal district
After undergoing treatment for a week, Shyamghana Panda (83) successfully defeated the virus and was discharged from the hospital yesterday.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate.
Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.
Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.
After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases, Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours, causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.
Several places across Odisha especially coastal parts are likely to experience thunderstorm activities including light to moderate rain accompanied by gusty surface winds on Tuesday.
The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.
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.
Phulbani: An exchange of fire took place between security forces and Maoist ultras in a dense forest in Kandhamal district, a police officer said here on Tuesday. No casualty was reported from either side due to the gunfight that broke out on Monday night near Raighara village under Gochhada police station area. Acting on a […]