Eight trains have been cancelled and routes of several other trains had to be changed. Jagdalpur- Vishakapatnam Express has been halted at Koraput railway station
The tunnels measuring around 3.4 km and 2.8 km will be built in Sunki Ghati. Along with these two tunnels in Koraput, 124 km of road will also be constructed under the project.
The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Wednesday cancelled two trains and diverted another train after a boulder fell on tracks connecting Bhubaneswar via Rayagada. There are also reports of mudslides.
While the exact date and place of the video is yet to be established, the video is said to have been shot at a Maoist camp at an unknown location in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district along Odisha border.
The STF has also arrested two wildlife smugglers in this connection. The accused have been identified as Durjya Matpadia and Kartik Harijan.
Question mark has been raised over the efficiency of Odisha vigilance after it took eight-long years to trace the former BDO who was involved in seven corruption cases.
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and advisor of the Special Development Council (SDC), Pradeep Majhi in a social media post said the child was not participating in any laughter show and her grievances should have been heard with seriousness.
In the video, the invited guests including Odisha Agriculture Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain, MLA Raghuram Podal and the district Collector Abddal M. Akhtar can be seen smiling and enjoying the girl’s enactment.
With monsoon playing hide and seek in Odisha, the condition for farming has gone from bad to worse. From Koraput to Ganjam, Kharif crops are on the verge of going to waste, thanks to inadequate irrigation in the region.
Tilottama Tanti from nearby Bhansuli village who is forced to hold on to the loom immediately after finishing her school said, “We can make a maximum of 10 sarees in a month. It fetches us a little money. I have learned it from my father and brother. But sadly, we have not received any government assistance till now.”
Though handloom sector is a symbol of our country’s rich and varied cultural heritage, the handloom-weaving community in Odisha feels neglected as there has been no change in their financial condition.
Recently, Nandapur BDO and Tehsildar had visited the spot after the signboard was removed by the neighbouring state. This has sparked off a row triggering fresh border dispute between the two states who are already at loggerheads.
As per reports, a private mobile service provider is installing two towers; one at Uparasembi village and the other one at Haramadangi village in Kotia, reportedly with assistance from the Andhra Pradesh government.
In the locality, Bichitrananda Panda is best known as a social activist, writer, and playwright. Even in his advancing age, he never gets tired of working for the people.
As per reports, Biswal, who was married six months back, sustained two gunshot wounds - one in his head and another in his face.
A glaring example of persistent infrastructure woes is Dasamantapur block in Koraput district. Without a bridge over Baliguda River, the residents of six villages under the block risk their lives while crossing the river for their daily needs.
As one team comprising five members including IIC Durbadhala Biswal and constable Meghanada Sabar entered the jungle, about 20 to 25 miscreants attacked them with sharp weapons.
On his way to the shrine, many took pity on Nilu and offered rides but he gently turned them down. After all, he reached the shrine and with the help of a priest, he performed ‘jalabhisekh’.
While the symptoms indicate towards food poisoning, the medical authorities were tight-lipped about the incident.
As per reports, two women identified as Sushama Behera and Penny Behera from Angul’s Balaramprasad were out to collect wood near ash pond of NALCO when lightning struck.