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.
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.
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
The campaign has started to seek Union Territory status for undivided Koraput district and parts of Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Koraput police have registered a case against the bank employees and launched an investigation to find facts
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.
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.
The deep depression over south Odisha and adjoining north Andhra Pradesh has moved westwards and lies centered over south Odisha and adjoining south Chhattisgarh
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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.
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’.
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.
Inspector-in-Charge of Baliguda Police Station, gave shoulders to a stretcher carrying the decomposed body of a youth for several kilometres so as to facilitate the investigation into the suspected murder
The combing operation was launched in the area following intelligence input regarding the presence and movement of armed Maoist cadres, police said.
Sending an inspiring message to the society, some women health workers in Koraput proved their spirit as true warriors by going above and beyond the call of duty to cross a flooded river for conducting vaccination drive in nearby villages
Several parts of Odisha will experience heavy to very heavy rainfall between September 12 and September 14, 2021. An ‘Orange Warning’ for several districts has also been issued by the IMD.
The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR)-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) has recognised this breed after a detailed study.
Heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in some places in southern and coastal belt of the State in the next 24 hours.
Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.
The infighting among the Congress leaders was made public on Monday after the Koraput district Congress chief accused OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik of causing a rift in party
Throwing a challenge again to the Odisha government, the officials of the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh 'Intruded' into the disputed Kotia Panchayat and laid foundation stones for several projects
Senior Odisha Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Wednesday threatened to resign from his post blaming indiscipline by the State party unit chief Niranjan Patnaik.
Kotia row took another ugly turn on Monday when an MLA from Andhra Pradesh tried to hold political events at Phatusineri, which the Koraput district administration foiled
The Government of Andhra Pradesh has made fresh attempt to lure the residents of Kotia by offering farm loans against the land patta
Koraput police busted a gambling den and detained 20 people in Borigumma area late on Sunday night.
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.
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.
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.
Odisha DGP Abhay has appealed the Maoists to shun violence and come forward to surrender.
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.
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.
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
The Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown has left each and every sector in disarray and education is no exception.
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.
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.
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.
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.