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DRDO To Set Up Seven Medical Oxygen Plants In Odisha 

In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.

Woman posts trauma video on social media before suicide
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)…

police-raid
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…

Kotia Polls
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…

Kotia dispute
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…

Desire To Merge With Odisha
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 […]

Nalco tension
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 […]

Jeypore Police
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 […]

Vaccination at Kotia
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. […]

Koraput-MP
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 […]

Kotia
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 […]

Jain Temples
Picture Of Neglect: Ancient Jain Temples In Odisha’s Koraput Lying In Tatters

Koraput: Even as a tug of war has broken out between the ruling dispensation in Odisha and the Opposition over legalities for beautification of important shrines in and around the State capital, 500 km down south in Koraput district, two ancient Jain temples lie in tatters. Due to lack of attention and care by the […]

Kotia Border Row
Kotia Border Row: SC Gives Odisha 4 Weeks To Respond To AP Affidavit

Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Odisha government to respond within four weeks time on an affidavit filed by the Andhra Pradesh government claiming that the latter has been holding elections in villages at Kotia in Koraput district since long. On February 18 (Thursday) the Andhra Pradesh government had filed the affidavit claiming […]

School
With Inducements to Students Andhra Runs School Under Shed In Odisha Village

Jeypore: Amid the on-going tussle between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over the borer disputes at Kotia group of villages in Koraput district, reports of the neighbouring state operating school in Odisha’s territory has surfaced. The development has nevertheless rubbed further salt into the already open wounds of Odisha which is fighting a legal battle to […]

Kotia dispute in Supreme Court
Kotia Row: Govt Directs Koraput Collector To Keep Documents Ready For SC Hearing

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has directed the Koraput district administration to arrange all necessary documents related to border dispute issue pertaining to the villages of Kotia in Koraput district ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the State’s petition seeking contempt of court proceedings against Andhra Pradesh. The case has been listed for hearing in the […]

Kotia Election
Andhra Holds Panchayat Elections In Disputed Kotia Region Despite Odisha's Request Not To Conduct Polls

Koraput: Despite a letter from Koraput district Collector to his Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh) counterpart on not to conduct the Gram Panchayat election in Kotia, the neighbouring state went ahead with its plan. According to reports, elections are currently underway today in the disputed area of Kotia. Andhra Pradesh is conducting the panchayat election in five […]

Jeypore airstrip
Odisha: Flight Services From Jeypore To Commence In 6-8 Months

Jeypore: Commercial air service is scheduled to start from the Jeypore airstrip in Koraput district in the next six to eight months. The announcement was made on Friday after an inspection of the airstrip by the Commerce & Transport Secretary Madhusudan Padhi which was followed by a review meeting. Jeypore MLA and other officials of […]

Supreme Court
Kotia Row: SC Asks Andhra To Respond On Odisha's Plea Seeking Contempt Of Court Action

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court has served a notice to the Andhra Pradesh government to file its response on a writ petition filed by the Odisha Government seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against the neighbouring state for violation of status quo in the disputed Kotia region of Koraput district. The apex court has […]

Koraput hospital
Odisha: Abandoned Infant Girl Found Near Rail Track In Koraput

Jeypore: A two-month-old girl abandoned beside a rail track near Kakariguma in the district was rescued by the Childline officials on Wednesday. The infant, whose identity is yet to be established, was found in a critical condition as stray dogs mauled her. A local youth, whose sister is a member of the district Childline, first […]

Salur MLA
Kotia Row: Andhra MLA Claims Elections Not New In The Area

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha government gears up to move the Supreme Court against Andhra Pradesh’s announcement for holding panchayat polls in disputed Kotia region of Koraput, an MLA from the ruling YSR Congress in the neighbouring State has added a new twist to the ongoing row. Rajanna Dora, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) legislator […]