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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.

Police Officer Goes Extra Mile, Shoulders Decomposed Dead Body During Investigation In Odisha’s Kand
Police Officer Walks Extra Mile, Gives Shoulder To Decomposed Dead Body In Odisha’s Kandhamal

Inspector-in-Charge of Baliguda Police Station, gave shoulders to a stretcher carrying the decomposed body of a youth for several kilometres so as to facilitate the investigation into the suspected murder

Two Maoist Cadres Held, Rifle And Live Ammo Seized After Exchange Of Fire In Odisha
Two Maoist Cadres Held, Rifle And Live Ammo Seized After Exchange Of Fire In Odisha

The combing operation was launched in the area following intelligence input regarding the presence and movement of armed Maoist cadres, police said.

Women Health Workers Brave Flooded River To Vaccinate In Odisha
True Warriors: Women Health Workers Brave Flooded River To Vaccinate In Odisha

Sending an inspiring message to the society, some women health workers in Koraput proved their spirit as true warriors by going above and beyond the call of duty to cross a flooded river for conducting vaccination drive in nearby villages

Low Pressure In 24 Hrs To Trigger Heavy To Very Heavy Rainfall In Odisha: IMD Issues Orange Warning
Low Pressure In 24 Hrs To Trigger Heavy To Very Heavy Rainfall In Odisha: IMD Issues Orange Warning

Several parts of Odisha will experience heavy to very heavy rainfall between September 12 and September 14, 2021. An ‘Orange Warning’ for several districts has also been issued by the IMD.

Manda Buffalo
Odisha’s Manda Buffalo Gets National Recognition, Now A Registered Breed

The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR)-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) has recognised this breed after a detailed study. 

Low Pressure Forms Over BoB, IMD Predicts Rain In Odisha For 2-3 Days
Low Pressure Forms Over BoB, IMD Predicts Rain In Odisha For 2-3 Days

Heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in some places in southern and coastal belt of the State in the next 24 hours.

Weather Update: IMD Predicts Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts
Weather Update: IMD Predicts Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts

Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

Minakshi Bahinipati
OPCC President Created Rift In Koraput Congress, Alleges Minakshi Bahinipati

The infighting among the Congress leaders was made public on Monday after the Koraput district Congress chief accused OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik of causing a rift in party

Kotia
AP Reignites Kotia Row, Intrudes To Lay Foundation Stones

Throwing a challenge again to the Odisha government, the officials of the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh 'Intruded' into the disputed Kotia Panchayat and laid foundation stones for several projects

Odisha Congress MLA Tara Bahinipati
Congress MLA Tara Bahinipati Threatens To Quit Post

Senior Odisha Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Wednesday threatened to resign from his post blaming indiscipline by the State party unit chief Niranjan Patnaik.

Kotia Faceoff
Kotia Face-off: Andhra MLA’s Bid To Host Political Event Foiled by Koraput Admin

Kotia row took another ugly turn on Monday when an MLA from Andhra Pradesh tried to hold political events at Phatusineri, which the Koraput district administration foiled

Kotia dispute
Farm Loan By Andhra, Another Ploy To Capture Odisha's Kotia

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has made fresh attempt to lure the residents of Kotia by offering farm loans against the land patta

20 Detained In Surprise Raid On Gambling Den, Over Rs 7 Lakh Seized
20 Detained In Surprise Raid On Gambling Den, Over Rs 7 Lakh Seized

Koraput police busted a gambling den and detained 20 people in Borigumma area late on Sunday night.

Rapper Rahul DJ
‘Desi’ Rap Songs Of This Youth From Tribal Heartland Of Koraput Is Setting Internet On Fire

Rapper Rahul DJ from Kakiriguma village under Laxmipur block in the district has become a popular figure in the town for his rap songs which are now setting the internet on fire.

Flights From Jeypore Airport Soon
More Wings To Odisha: Flights From Jeypore, Rangeilunda Soon

The Odisha government on Friday said that the much-awaited flight operations from two more airstrips in the State will begin soon. Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera said that the final decision on the roll out of flights from Jeypore in Koraput and Rangeilunda airstrips in Ganjam district has been taken by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Sabji Cooler
‘Sabji Cooler’ Now A Game Changer For Koraput Farmers

The new idea has brought smile in face of distress farmers who had to bear heavy losses from farm products in the absence of cooling facilities in rural belts year after year.

Two Maoists Surrender Before Odisha Police Owing To Covid Fear
Three Maoist Ultras Surrender Before Odisha Police Owing To Covid Fear

Odisha DGP Abhay has appealed the Maoists to shun violence and come forward to surrender.

Danish Siddiqui
Why A Remote Village In Odisha’s Koraput Lamenting Danish Siddiqui’s Death?

OTV visited the remote Pendajam village near Mathalaput in the tribal dominated district and met local ASHA worker Reena Jani, whose multiple photographs clicked by the late journalist once dominated International media space.

High Drama
High Drama Unfolded As Excise Sleuths Raid Family Vehicle On Wrong Intelligence Inputs

The excise sleuths intercepted the vehicle mid-way and inspected it in search of illegal contraband items. However, they failed to find any such materials from the vehicle following which the travellers got into an argument with the raiding officials.

Emerging Weightlifter
Meet This Emerging Weightlifter From Koraput Who Is Battling Poverty To Bring National Glory

Young weightlifter Moti Jani has so far won as many as three medals in the national level by virtue of her sheer talent. Thanks to the hard work and determination, her indomitable spirit is yet to be suppressed by abject poverty and gross neglect

Poor Internet Connectivity Shadows Online Classes In Odisha's Hilly Terrains
Poor Internet Connectivity Shadows Online Classes In Odisha's Hill Districts

The Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown has left each and every sector in disarray and education is no exception. 

IMD Issues Thunderstorm With Lightning Alert For 10 Odisha Districts
IMD Issues Thunderstorm With Lightning Alert For 10 Odisha Districts

Light to moderate rain or thundershower is also likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar.

BJP Protest
Odisha BJP To Hit Streets On July 1 & 2 Over Mandi Irregularities

Hitting out at the BJD-led Odisha government over massive irregularities in Mandis, the State BJP has decided to take to the streets for two days- July 1 and 2.

Jackfruit
Koraput Gears Up To Produce Diabetic-Friendly Jackfruit Flour

After a recent study revealed that jackfruit flour is beneficial for diabetic patients, the Koraput district, which has earned a fame in the production of the wild fruit, has geared up to manufacture the jackfruit powder/flour through Self Help Groups (SHGs) and market it in and outside the State.

Major Dacoit Gang Busted In Jeypore
Odisha: Dacoit Gang With 9 Minors In Jeypore Police Net, Huge Cache Of Valuables Recovered

The Jeypore Police on Friday busted a major dacoit gang as part of its intense crackdown against criminals and anti-socials in the city. The 16-member dacoit gang also has nine minors, Jeypore SDPO informed during a press conference today.