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.
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.
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.
Surya Prakash Mishra, a youth from the backward Koraput district has brought laurels to the State by cracking the all-India level entrance to get admission into the prestigious Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvanthapuram.
The Oxygen cylinders had arrived from Vietnam and were being transported to Delhi from Visakhapatnam port. The Ganja was loaded into the truck from some place in Koraput district.
With the onset of monsoon, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped up precautionary measures to manage the water-logging issues in vulnerable areas more effectively.
Taking a serious note of the rising trend in the daily Covid-19 cases in Nabarangpur and Koraput districts, Odisha Chief Scretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra and additional chief secretary of Health department Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra today visited the tribal dominated districts and took stock of the situation.
Amid Covid lockdown restrictions, alleged trafficking of labourers have once again exposed the plights of migrants in the State. This time, as many as 18 labourers were detained by B. Singpur police while they were boarding a bus from Nuaguda village in Katharagada panchayat of Koraput district to Tiruchur area in Tamil Nadu.
The border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over Kotia villages has once again raised its ugly head after health officials from the neighboring state set up a mobile health unit in the disputed region and provided free services to the people at door step, on Thursday.
Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.
Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Saturday appealed to the Left Wing Extremists (LWE), who have infected with Covid-19, to surrender before police for early treatment.
Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.
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.
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)…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]