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.

Jeypore bike accident
3 killed in head-on collision between two bikes in Odisha

All deceased were reportedly residents of Dhanapur and Sanapindapadar in Koraput district

Odisha ITI Student Turns Entrepreneur
Meet Odisha ITI student who turned entrepreneur after getting idea from social media

Not only footware unit, Dhanapati also toils hard at his agricultural field and grows vegetables. He has also a poultry farm as a secondary income source.

Mohan Behera
98-year-old Sunabeda man defies age to run his cycle repairing shop

Mohan’s punctuality, sincerity and passion for his work have inspired many people in the locality. 

Poll boycott threats rise in Odisha amid unresolved civic issues 
Poll boycott threats rise in Odisha amid unresolved civic issues 

Some posters were pasted while a banner was hung on the outskirts of Kansar under the Tileibani block of Deogarh district. The banner reflects the deep resentment of the people of eight villages under the Kansar panchayat where residents are allegedly leading a miserable life without proper road connectivity, electricity, mobile network and drinking water facilities. 

Simultaneous polls: Will Kotia voters incline towards Odisha and Andhra?
Simultaneous polls: Will Kotia voters incline towards Odisha and Andhra?

Andhra has been deeming Kotia as part of its Salur district and has reportedly drawn a blueprint to garner as many votes as possible from Kotia this time. Many people have reportedly voting rights in Andhra Pradesh. Kotia panchayat consists of 21 villages sharing borders with Andhra.

Former MP Jayaram Pangi
Arrest warrant issued against former MP Jayaram Pangi for 'cheating' his driver of Rs 86 lakh

Pangi moved Orissa High Court seeking relief, but the case was sent back to the Nayagarh district court. As a result, Pottangi police station was directed to make the arrest on March 4 this year.

New Species Of Earthworms Found In Odisha
Odisha varsity researchers 'discover 2 species of earthworms'

During an earthworm diversity study conducted in different parts of Koraput, Ayusmita Naik collected some large earthworm specimens from Rani Duduma and the Jeypore Ghati area of Koraput.

Koraput Collector At Kotia
Koraput Collector visits Kotia ahead of elections, conducts awareness drive

As per reports, Vasan called upon the locals to gather in numbers and exercise their voting rights in the upcoming elections.

Odisha man gets Rs 2.5L wrong credit in bank account, does this next 
Odisha man gets Rs 2.5L wrong credit in bank account, does this next 

Instead of being happy after receiving such a huge amount, Koraput resident Sarat Pattanayak became worried about how he could send the money back to its original owner.

Odisha youth dies in Bengaluru; body stuck for five days
Odisha youth dies in Bengaluru; body stuck for five days

Rajib Sunamudi of Barigaon migrated to Bengaluru six months ago. He was working in a private company, but it was alleged that he died after he was hit by a Hyva vehicle. 

General Elections 2024: Is Odisha doing enough to wean Kotia voters from Andhra polls?
General Elections 2024: Is Odisha doing enough to wean Kotia voters from Andhra polls?

As the 2024 general elections are approaching fast, both Odisha and Andhra Pradesh governments have started flexing their muscles to conduct elections there. 

Lack of work forces 50 labourers from Odisha to migrate to Andhra Pradesh 
Lack of work forces 50 labourers from Odisha to migrate to Andhra Pradesh 

Over 50 labourers have migrated from Gariaghat Sahi under the Narayanpatna block of Koraput to Andhra Pradesh.   

Odisha youths held by Chhattisgarh Police in Naxal links proven innocent after eight-year legal batt
Odisha youths held by Chhattisgarh Police in Naxal links proven innocent after eight-year legal battle

Though Niranjan has been absolved of the charges, his family has been shattered over the years. His wife and six-year-old son stayed away from him. The costs of the legal battle have left the family in financial difficulties. 

Fissures in BJD out in open on Biju Patnaik birth anniversary 
Fissures in BJD out in open on Biju Patnaik birth anniversary 

At Soro in Balasore, MLA Parsuram Dhada accompanied by his supporters celebrated Biju Babu’s birth anniversary sidelining his own party leader and a ticket hopeful, Shibani Shankar Ray. On the other hand, Ray and scores of party workers separately organised another programme. 

Odisha villagers stage Rail Roko demanding underpass
Odisha villagers stage Rail Roko demanding underpass

For the people of Mundar and Tiadiput in Badsu panchayat under Koraput sadar block, life has always been fraught with danger from the train track on the village outskirts, as they have to cross the railway line every day.

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