News from Koraput

Koraput district is in the southern part of Odisha bordering to Andhra Pradesh .It is a home to many primitive tribes .Located in the Eastern Ghats Covered with thick forests and dotted by pristine waterfalls and deep valleys, Koraput, in Odisha, is a natural retreat with a languid pace of life. The region also has rich mineral deposits; including aluminum ore, manganese, and limestone. The Engine division and Sukhoi division of the aircraft manufacturing company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, a public sector undertaking of Ministry of Defence is in Sunabeda of Koraput district. The Gupteshwar limestone cave temple on Ramgiri Hill and the Duduma and Bagra waterfalls are nearby add more importance to the district. The area was under the Chola kings in the 10th and 11th centuries.

Tiger fear looms large in Koraput after bull gets killed in mysterious attack
Tiger fear looms large in Koraput after bullock gets killed in mysterious attack

After a preliminary investigation, the forest officials also suspected that the footprints (pugmarks) could be of a tiger, but for a confirmation, they are carrying out further probe. 

Cold Conditions
Minimum temp drops below 15 degrees in 19 places in Odisha; check coldest districts

India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday informed 19 places in Odisha recorded minimum (night) temperature below 15 degree Celsius.

Rain alert for 6 Odisha districts, check IMD’s latest forecast
Rain alert for 6 Odisha districts, check IMD’s latest forecast

Light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Malkangiri and Koraput.

Koraput’s Semiliguda sees coldest night of season, mercury dips to 6.4 degree Celsius
Koraput’s Semiliguda sees coldest night of season, mercury dips to 6.4 degree Celsius

The IMD said a low pressure area is likely to form over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood today (November 16, 2022).

Dip in this Odisha pond on eclipse day heals diseases, washes away all sins!
Dip in this Odisha pond on eclipse day heals diseases, washes away all sins!

Not just this year, the villagers follow the rituals every year and take a holy dip in the village pond.

Tired of admin apathy, Koraput villagers carve 6km road through hills 
Tired of admin apathy, Koraput villagers carve 6km road through hills 

With no option left, the villagers joined hands and decided to construct a road for them. The next moment, they including women were out with spades and baskets. 

Lunar Eclipse 2022
Total Lunar Eclipse: Timings of Chandra Grahan tomorrow in various places of Odisha

The total lunar eclipse can be seen from various places of Odisha tomorrow (Nov 8) at the time of the moonrise. The eclipse will begin at 2.39 pm and end at 6.19 pm.

Dharmendra Pradhan
Andhra-Odisha border dispute: Pradhan seeks Patnaik's intervention for harmonious resolution

Writing a letter to the Chief Minister, Pradhan said border dispute issues emerged in the villages in South Odisha.

Andhra team visits Koraput tribal museum to replicate design for proposed museum
Andhra team visits Koraput tribal museum to replicate design for proposed museum

The five-member team led by chief engineer of Tribal Welfare department Shreenivas reached the tribal museum in Koraput. The team has two professors and two curators. They visited all the galleries of the museum.

AP intrudes Kotia once again; this time not officials, but Deputy CM
AP intrudes Kotia once again; this time not officials, but Deputy CM

The Deputy Chief Minister attended meetings, held discussions with people and made them aware of AP government’s plans and programmes. 

AP govt banks on new strategy to woo Kotia residents
AP govt banks on new strategy to woo Kotia residents

Earlier the AP government was seen attempting to woo Kotia residents by distributing forest land deeds and voter identity cards.

petrol
Fuel price update: Check rates of petrol, diesel in Odisha on Oct 18

Petrol and diesel prices vary depending upon several factors such as the local taxes, VAT, freight charges, etc. The prices of petroleum products change as per market rates.

Fuel price update: Check rates of petrol, diesel in Odisha on Oct 17
Check rates of petrol, diesel in major towns of Odisha on Oct 17

Petrol, and diesel are being sold at Rs 103.04 and Rs 94.61 respectively in the capital city of Bhubaneswar

Thunderstorm Warning
IMD predicts thunderstorm and lightning in 15 Odisha districts

The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Kandhamal and Rayagada.

Low Pressure Triggers Rainfall In Odisha
Low pressure update: Rain lashes several parts of Odisha on Maha Navami

As per IMD, the intensity of rainfall is likely to increase as a low pressure system has formed over Westcentral Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood.

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