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.

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.

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.

Sero Survey
Covid-19 Sero Survey In Three Odisha District Kicks Off Today

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to assess the development of antibodies in human body against Covid-19, a team of health experts from the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar, which is a unit of ICMR, is set to kick off the Sero surveillance in three Odisha districts- Rayagada, Ganjam and Koraput- from today.