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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.

Anganwadi Worker, Koraput MLA Face Off
‘You Are Just An Anganwadi Worker, How Dare You Insult An MLA’: Asks Angry BJD Legislator

Events took an ugly turn for Koraput MLA and the District Planning Board President, Raghuram Padal when an Anganwadi worker climbed up the stage and confronted him with a volley of questions regarding their welfare.

No Bridge, No Vote: Odisha Villagers Threaten To Boycott Rural Polls
No Bridge, No Vote: Odisha Villagers Threaten To Boycott Rural Polls

In the absence of any permanent solution, the villagers have constructed a temporary wooden bridge and using it as a daily means of transportation by risking their lives. 

Kotia
Odisha Government To Set Up Special Adarsha Vidyalaya In Kotia

The school will come up at Ganjeipadar village under Pottangi block in Koraput district to provide quality education to the children of the villages near by Kotia

Sweet Potato Farmers
Not So Sweet: Distress Sale Hits Sweet Potato Farmers In Koraput

Sweet potato farmers in Koraput district are in distress as they are finding it difficult to sale their products due to absence of proper market facilities in the area

Cyclone jawad
Cyclone Jawad: Khordha, Koraput District Admins Cancel Leave Of Employees Till December 5

Similarly, the Koraput district administration has also cancelled the leaves of all the government officials in the district with immediate effect till December 5.

Decomposed Body
Decomposed Body Of Missing Odisha Constable Found Hanging From Tree In Koraput

Reportedly the OSAP had lodged a complaint with the town police on Monday stating that Deepak was missing. Following the complaint, the Town police had launched an investigation and tracked down his phone location. They finally found Deepak’s body hanging from a tree in a decomposed state. 

Cyclone Update: Low Pressure Becomes Well Marked; IMD Predicts Cyclonic Storm In 24 Hours
Cyclone Update: Low Pressure Becomes Well Marked; IMD Predicts Cyclonic Storm In 24 Hours

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that after the formation of a Depression, the system will intensify into a ‘Cyclonic Storm’ over Central Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours.

Low Pressure On Nov 30, Depression In Next 48 Hrs: Yellow Warning For Odisha Districts
Low Pressure On Nov 30, Depression In Next 48 Hrs: Yellow Warning For Odisha Districts

As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the system is likely to move west-north-westwards and concentrate into a Depression over Southeast and adjoining East-central Bay of Bengal during subsequent 48 hours.

Cyclone Forecast: Odisha Puts District Collectors On Alert!
Cyclone Forecast: Odisha Puts District Collectors On Alert!

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has advised the district Collectors to stay on alert mode with necessary manpower and machinery to tackle the exigency following the likely formation of cyclone.

Odisha CM Announces Big Plans For Koraput Coffee
Odisha CM Naveen Announces Big Plans For Koraput Coffee Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

The State government aims at expanding the area of coffee plantation by 5,000 hactares in the next five years which will boost the economy of the relatively backward Koraput district,

Ambulance For Kotia
Kotia To Get Much Awaited Ambulance Service Today

Kotia Panchayat in Koraput, which has been in the centre of a border dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, is all set to get its maiden ambulance service from Saturday.

Border Disputes With Andhra: Opposition In Odisha Questions Efficacy Of High-Level Committee
Border Disputes With Andhra: Opposition In Odisha Questions Efficacy Of High-Level Committee

The Odisha government on Wednesday formed the high-level committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary while its members include the Development Commissioner and Principal Secretaries of Home, Revenue, Water Resource, Power, and Mass And Higher Education departments.

Sewa Paper Mill Reopens
Operation At Koraput’s Sewa Paper Mill Resumes After 19 Months

The Sewa Paper Mills, initially owned by Ballarpur Industries Ltd. (BIL), was started in 1984 and was closed multiple times due to a financial crisis. The mill has been taken over by Mother Earth Resources Private Limited.

Koraput Coffee – A Brand Which Can Change Fate Of Tribals
Koraput Coffee – A Brand Which Can Change Fate Of Tribals

By next year, the State government has set a target to produce 150 metric tonne of coffee, and it plans to establish plantation in 1,000 hectares. The area of cultivation is slated to go up by and 5,000 hectares in next three years.

Koraput Central University
Govt Apathy: Dearth Of Professors Mars Quality Education In Koraput Central University

Koraput Central University has been struggling to impart quality education to it students, thanks to the administrative apathy that has rendered it terribly short of teaching staff.

Odisha MLA Raps Andhra Lawmaker For Claiming Support Of Kotia Residents To Join AP
Odisha MLA Raps Andhra Lawmaker For Claiming Support Of Kotia Residents To Join AP

A legislator from Andhra Pradesh has added fuel to the fire in the contentious border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh by making unilateral claims that the residents of villages in Kotia Gram Panchayat of Koraput want to be part of Andhra Pradesh. 

Kotia Row: All-Party Meet Decides To Knock PM's Door If CS Level Talks Fall
Kotia Row: All Party Meet Decides To Knock PM's Door If CS-Level Talks Fail

A day after the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh governments agreed to set up an institutional mechanism to deliberate on various issues gripping the states including the contentious border dispute at Kotia, an all-political party meeting was held today in Koraput to bolster the roadmap for Odisha's efforts in resolving the row.

Odisha winter
Cold Weather Begins To Grip Odisha, Mercury Down Below 15 Deg In 8 Stations

The places that recorded 20 degree Celsius or below are-- Malkangiri (15.5), Angul (16), Hirakud (16.2), Nayagarh (16.5), Sambalpur (16.7), Chandbali (16.8), Baripada (16.8), Talcher (17), Balasore (17.6), Sundargarh (18.5), Paradip (19.2), Gopalpur (19.6) and Puri (20).

Kotia Row: Union Minister Biseshwar Tudu Targets Odisha Revenue Min Sudam Marndi Over Inaction
Kotia Row: Union Minister Biseshwar Tudu Targets Odisha Revenue Min Sudam Marndi Over Inaction

Both Andhra Pradesh and Odisha have been claiming their sovereign rights over the area, which consists of 27 small tribal hamlets on the border.

Rain On Diwali Day!
Rain On Diwali Day In Odisha! Check Time, District-wise Forecast

As per the Met models, more rains are in the offing as a fresh low pressure area will form in the southern Bay of Bengal on and around Nov 11-12

GI Tag Push For Koraput's Indigenous Rice Variety 'Kalajeera'
GI Tag Push For Koraput's Indigenous Rice Variety 'Kalajeera'

Cultivated Kalajeera rice is now being sold in New Delhi with the help of ORMAS and the district administration of Koraput. It is also being packaged and sold in retail shops.

Anthrax Fear in Odisha
Anthrax Scare In Koraput: One Dies, Two Other Critical 

The medical team is waiting for the laboratory test reports to confirm the outbreak of the disease in the village.

Jeypore Airport To Get Ready Soon
Jeypore Airport To Get Ready Soon

The airstrip built in the 1960s was used during the visit of ministers or VIPs to the town. In the 1980s Vayudoot operated flights from the airstrip. But the service was stopped after crash of a flight.

Andhra Odisha Border Dispute
Odisha Deploys Police At Kotia Amid Border Dispute

Koraput Collector Abdaal Akhtar said that no one will be allowed to disrupt elections in the region. "If anyone will try to create disturbance during polls or try to stop people from exercising their franchise, we will take stern action against the person," he said.

Class 8 Girl Raped After Abduction In Odisha’s Nabarangpur 
Class 8 Girl Raped After Abduction In Odisha’s Nabarangpur 

A Plus 3 girl student was allegedly gang raped by three youths in front of his male friend near Kalama Chhak under Baisinga police limits of Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on Friday evening.

Woman Jumps Into Water Reservoir In front Of Husband In Odisha's Koraput, Missing
Woman Jumps Into Water Reservoir In front Of Husband In Odisha's Koraput, Missing

It is worth mentioning here that following heavy rainfall in the region, the reservoir is filled with water for which it is posing a huge challenge for the rescue team to trace the woman.

Minor Boy In Koraput Ends Life
Minor Boy In Koraput Ends Life After Stopped From Playing Games On Mobile Phone

The 13year old boy, who studied at a private school in Koraput, was often neglecting his studies for his obsessive addiction to mobile phone games. He used to bunk online classes to play videogames on his mobile phone

Jayaram Pangi
Demand For UT Status To Undivided Koraput Intensifies 

The campaign has started to seek Union Territory status for undivided Koraput district and parts of Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Andhra-Odisha Border Dispute
Andhra-Odisha Border Dispute: Koraput Collector Visits Kotia To Review Development Works

Two days back, the officials of Salur Mandal in Andhra Pradesh had conducted a gram sabha at Ganjeipadar and tried to lure villagers by assuring them that the Andhra government will take up several development projects in the region.

BJP Leader Jayaram Pangi Hints At Quitting Party
Senior BJP Leader Jayaram Pangi Hints At Quitting Party

Making a veiled hint at such an occurrence, Pangi in his interview with the news channel said that despite working tirelessly for the welfare of people in the last four decades of his political career, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done for the public.

2 Women Maoists Surrender Before Odisha DGP
2 Women Maoists Surrender Before Odisha DGP

The ultras have been identified as Debe Podiami alias Gangi and Gita Podiami alias Rajita. The duo reportedly decided to lay down their arms after getting attracted towards the rehabilitation scheme of the State government.

Odisha CM Launches e-Commerce Platform For Koraput Coffee; 2 Outlets To Come Up In Puri, Koraput
Odisha CM Launches e-Commerce Platform For Koraput Coffee; 2 Outlets To Come Up In Puri, Koraput

It is pertinent to mention that Coffee farming is transforming the lives in the Tribal hinterland of the district. Koraput, being located at a height of 3,000 feet above sea level, is ideal for coffee cultivation due to its cool climate and rainfall.

PNB Employees
Koraput Farmers Claim Some PNB Employees Swindled Their Money, Lodge Police Complaint

Koraput police have registered a case against the bank employees and launched an investigation to find facts

Cyclone Gulab Leaves Trail Of Destruction In Koraput, 103 Villages Affected, 325 Houses Damaged
Cyclone Gulab Leaves Trail Of Destruction In Koraput, 103 Villages Affected, 325 Houses Damaged

The district administration had relocated over 8, 300 people to different cyclone shelter homes and ensured food supply throughout the day. No life loss has been reported in the district due to the preemptive evacuation and relief operation by the district administration, NDRF, ODRAF and fire officials.

Cyclone Gulab Impact: Landslides At Sunki Valley, Ralegada In Koraput
Cyclone Gulab Impact: Landslides At Sunki Valley, Ralegada In Koraput

The heavy downpour has caused inundation in several low-lying areas of the district. Following the flow of floodwater on the Raipur-Vizianagaram National Highway 26, which passes through the valley, some people have been shifted to a nearby local cooperative society building. 

IMD Issues Yellow Warning For Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm Till Oct 1 In Odisha
IMD Issues Yellow Warning For Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm Till Oct 1 In Odisha

The deep depression over south Odisha and adjoining north Andhra Pradesh has moved westwards and lies centered over south Odisha and adjoining south Chhattisgarh

HAL Consultant Job 2021 Details
HAL Recruitment 2021: Fresh Notification For Medical Practitioners Released

The engagement as Visiting Consultant will be purely temporary and will not confer any right to the consultants to claim the status of a regular employee of the company.

Cyclone Gulab Wanes Into Deep Depression
IMD Warning For Odisha Districts After Cyclone Gulab Wanes Into Deep Depression

The weather bureau has issued Orange Alert for the districts of Nabarangpur, Koraput and Malkangiri with a forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall. Similarly, some other regions like Nuapada, Bolangir, Rayagada and Kalahandi have been put in Yellow zones with forecast of heavy rainfall.

Odisha-Andhra Border Dispute
Odisha-Andhra Border Row: Pradhan Recommends Measures To Andhra CM For Peaceful Resolution

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has termed the spread of the border skirmishes from 20 odd villages under Kotia Gram Panchayat to other border villages in Koraput and Gajapati districts as ‘unfortunate’ and ‘matter of serious concern’.

Andhra Announces Kotia Panchayat Poll Results, YSR Congress Waves Victory Flag
Andhra Announces Kotia Panchayat Poll Results, YSR Congress Waves Victory Flag

The dispute over Kotia is a long-pending border issue between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Both the States have been claiming their sovereign rights over the area, which consists of 27 small tribal hamlets at the border.

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