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.

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Woman Hangs Self, Narrates Trauma In Social Media Video

Sunabeda (Koraput): In a bizarre incident, a woman died by hanging herself soon after posting a video describing the cause of taking the extreme step at HAL (Hindustan Aeronautic Ltd)…

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Police Conduct Surprise Raid In Odisha's Jeypore Sub Jail

Jeypore: A team of police personnel conducted a surprise raid at Jeypore sub jail in Koraput district on Sunday early morning. The police team headed by Koraput SP Varun Guntupalli…

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Landslide Kills 3 Women In Odisha’s Koraput, CM Announces Ex-Gratia

Koraput: At least three women were killed and another suffered critical wounds after rain triggered a landslide when they were collecting white soil in Koraput district on Friday. The mishap…

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Kotia Poll: AP Officials Force Way Into Containment Zone, Video Goes Viral

Jeypore: An ugly scene unfolded in Kotia when officials from Odisha on Covid enforcement duty were confronted by authorities from Andhra Pradesh who forced their way to persuade people in…

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Andhra Pradesh To Hold Polls For Samiti Members, Zilla Parishad In Kotia On April 8

Bhubaneswar/Jeypore: After successfully conducting panchayat elections at the disputed Kotia region in Koraput district despite protest from Odisha, the government of Andhra Pradesh has once again issued notification to hold…

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Role Reversal! Andhra Villagers Want To Merge With Odisha

Koraput: In an unexpected turn of events at Odisha-Andhra border in Koraput, residents of at least 14 villages under Salur block of Andhra Pradesh have expressed their desire to merge with Odisha. Amid Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border dispute involving Kotia Gram Panchayat in Koraput where Andhra Pradesh has been claiming its rights on four of the […]

Odisha: Doctor Leaves Broken Needle In Woman's Uterus During Family Planning Operation In Koraput
Odisha: Doctor Leaves Broken Needle In Woman's Uterus During Family Planning Operation In Koraput

Koraput: A woman from Koraput district had to undergo untold misery and run around four hospitals across three districts in the State for treatment due to the alleged medical negligence by a doctor at the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Jeypore. The woman identified as Sabitri Majhi of Parata village under Nandapur block in the […]

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Tension At Damanjodi NALCO Following Police-Oustees Face-Off; Sec 144 Clamped

Jeypore: Tension erupted at National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) at Damanjodi here in Koraput district following a scuffle between Police and NALCO oustees who were on dharna for last four days demanding jobs. Police hurled tear gas shell as the protesters reportedly pelted stones at the security personnel. One police personnel sustained injuries while a […]

Workers' Stir
Odisha: Private Company Workers Stage Stir For 46 Days Over Minimum Wages

Koraput: The protest of the workers of  Mythri Infra Limited company at Kodingamali under Laxmipur block in the district reached 46 days on Sunday as talks among various stakeholders continued to remain inconclusive regarding their retrenchment and demand of minimum wages as per the labour norms. Kodingamali bauxite mine has been subleased to Mythri Infra […]

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Odisha: Jeypore Police Freeze Bank Accounts Of 2 Drug Kingpins

Jeypore: In a significant move against organised cannabis (ganja) smuggling syndicates operating in the district, the Koraput police have frozen the bank accounts of two notorious drug kingpins in the city. The mafia bosses have been identified as Sudarsana Panigrahi and Gopinath Niriki from Jalapur village under Jeypore block in Koraput district. According to reports, […]

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Fake Notes Worth Rs 7.9 Crore Seized In Odisha, 3 Detained

Koraput: Police on Tuesday seized counterfeit currency notes with a face value of Rs 7.90 crore at Sunki outpost under Pottangi police limits in the district. Patangi police reportedly seized the counterfeit currency notes when it was being transported to Chhattisgarh in a car by three persons. Police have detained the three persons in connection […]

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Odisha Holds Covid-19 Vaccination Drive In Kotia, Andhra Distributes Old Age Pension

Jeypore: In a bid to encourage the tribal residents in disputed Kotia villages, Koraput district administration has conducted a vaccination drive against Covid-19 in the controversial regions on Monday. Odisha government, which had set a target to administer the vaccine to as many as 100 elderly citizens including people with comorbidities, however has crossed target […]

Accident
Drunk Driver, Co-Passenger Held For Causing Series Accidents In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A man driving an SUV in an inebriated condition caused a series of accident on Vani Vihar-Baramunda stretch on NH -16 damaging several vehicles including some two and four wheelers in the city on Wednesday. The driver and a co-passenger have been detained and being questioned. Both have consumed excessive alcohol, police sources said. […]

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Kotia Row: Government Schemes Are Still Day Dreams In Kotia, Says Koraput MP

Koraput: Amid the heightened tension between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over a group of villages in Kotia in the district, local MP Saptagiri Sankar Ulaka on Wednesday said that people in the region are feeling deprived due to the failure of the Odisha government in delivering welfare schemes and providing employment. “Kotia is getting out […]

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Andhra Holds Free Health Check-Ups At Kotia Villages

Jeypore: Amidst the border row between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over Kotia villages which is currently sub-judice in the Supreme Court, the neighbouring State has organised a multi-diagnostic free health check-up camp at disputed regions of Kotia here in Koraput district. Health workers from Salur in Andhr Pradesh were seen moving from village to village […]

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