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News from Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur district, also known as Nawarangpur .Most of its population is tribal and the land is heavily forested. It borders Kalahandi and Koraput district. It is also the boarder to the Chhattisgarh.

Boy kills self over mobile phone
14-yr-old boy kills self after mother scolds him for using mobile phone

Sumit was so addicted to his mobile that he went inside the bathroom and attempted suicide. Soon, the family members rescued him with a critical condition and rushed him to Raighar Hospital. However, doctors in the hospital declared him brought dead upon arrival.

Watch how hope floats in this Odisha village where medicos send medicines using polythene
Watch how hope floats in this Odisha village where medicos send medicines using polythene

According to sources, the situation in the village was so serious that the medical team could not reach the people and they had to pack and hurl the medicine packets towards the villagers.

Twin low pressure systems likely over Bay of Bengal by Aug 7 & 13; heavy rain in store for Odisha
Twin low pressure over Bay of Bengal by Aug 7 & 13; heavy rain in store for Odisha

As per sources, the second system may intensify into a depression triggering heavy rainfall. The enhanced rainfall activity may dampen the Independence Day celebrations in the State on August 15.

Low Pressure Update
Low pressure area likely by Aug 7; IMD issues orange warning for heavy rainfall in Odisha

A low pressure system is likely form over Northwest & adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal around August 7, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

Hot iron branding kills 9 month old baby in Odisha
Hot iron branding kills 9 month old baby in Odisha

According to a report, Rupesh was detected with fever apart from cold and cough a few days ago. 

Doctor of Nandahandi CHC
After Rayagada, Diarrhoea hits Nabarangpur's Nandahandi; 1 dies

Sources said Majhi was affected by diarrhoea two days back. He was under treatment at Nandahandi community health centre (CHC). However, he succumbed during the treatment on Saturday.

The cholera-affected village
Odisha Public Health Director reviews situation in cholera-hit villages in Rayagada

Mishra has directed the health workers to ensure proper food for the tribal children, proper sanitation and awareness in the villages. He said steps are being taken to rehabilitate the tribal students to nutrition rehabilitation centres and also stressed on intake of boiled water.

Mob attack Dabugaon IIC in Nabarangpur
Mob attack Dabugaon IIC in Nabarangpur

The locals reportedly detained the husband of the deceased woman suspecting the latter’s involvement in the death.

Yellow Warning For Odisha
Relief in sight for these Odisha districts, low pressure over northeast Vidarbh

After witnessing incessant rainfall last week, Odisha is all set to get some relief as no major warning for heavy rainfall has been issued by the India Meteorological Department for the next 2 to 3 days.

Female PET found hanging in Nabarangpur
Female PET found hanging in Nabarangpur

According to sources, Tanuja was at home when her father went to the market to have breakfast. When he returned home, he found her daughter hanging.

Heavy Rainfall Alert
Heavy rainfall alert for these Odisha districts; Check IMD updates

As per IMD, the southwest monsoon further advanced into remaining parts of Odisha today covering the entire state. Already several parts of the State have started experiencing rainfall activities for past 24 hours.

After price hike burden, fuel dearth takes toll on consumers in rural Odisha
After price hike burden, fuel dearth takes toll on consumers in rural Odisha

This is not the scenario only in Ganjam or Nabrangpur. There are many rural areas across the state that are facing an acute shortage of fuel. There are over 2000 fuel filling stations across Odisha and of the total, such acute shortage of fuel is witnessed in over 400-500 stations located in rural areas. 

Heavy Rainfall Alert
IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for several Odisha districts

As per IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar, the southwest monsoon has entered through South Odisha today. While it has fully covered the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, and Nabarangpur, it has partially touched parts of Nuapada, Kalahandi and Rayagada districts.

Monsoon Update
Monsoon touches Odisha coast, southern districts experience rainfall

The arrival of monsoon is certainly a positive sign as it will be crucial for agriculture. As per IMD, some parts of southern Odisha experienced rainfall activities today.

Boy rescued from rock crevice after eight hours
Boy rescued from rock crevice after eight hours

he boy was grazing goats when he slipped into the rock crevice due to carelessness.

Jharigaon primary school runs from rundown FCI godown
Jharigaon primary school runs from rundown FCI godown

The school was being run from the house of a school committee member in the absence of its own building. Later,  it was shifted to the FCI godown three years back. 

CMC Mayor Subash Singh cannot enter undivided Koraput, says Congress
CMC Mayor Subash Singh cannot enter undivided Koraput, says Congress

Earlier, Singh during a CMC meeting held on May 21, openly warned civic body officials and employees saying ‘Those who won’t work would be transferred to Malkangiri district’.

Class III student dies in mishap, villagers stage night-long protest for compensation
Class III student dies in mishap, villagers stage night-long protest for compensation

Vehicular traffic on Nandahandi-Nabarangpur road came to a standstill as the local residents blocked the route after the Class III student was mowed down by an unknown vehicle at Sindhiguda on Tuesday. Despite the intervention of the police, the agitators are yet to call off their protest.

BJP, Congress up ante against BJD for showing double standard in taking action against Jharigaon MLA
BJP, Congress up ante against BJD for showing double standard in taking action against Jharigaon MLA

Demanding arrest of the BJD’s Jharigaon MLA Prakash Majhi, the leaders and workers of the district unit of Congress in Nabarangpur assembled at Jharigaon bus stand and burnt an effigy of the legislator.

Sexual abuse slur on Jharigaon MLA
Sexual abuse slur on Jharigaon MLA: Congress cries police inaction, demands stern action

The party further alleged that Majhi threatened to kill the woman hailing from Jagamara area in Bhubaneswar for bringing the allegations against him

Denied To Visit Meena Bazaar, Umerkote Women Ended Life: Police
Denial of nod to visit village fair drove Umerkote women to commit mass suicide; Read details here

After preliminary investigation, police have found that the three women ended their lives after their family members did not allow them to visit Meena Bazaar and Kalasi Yatra on the fateful day. 

Odisha Mukhyamantri Vayu Swasthya Seva Takes Off In Nabarangpur
Odisha Mukhyamantri Vayu Swasthya Seva Takes Off In Nabarangpur

A special chopper carrying a hand-picked panel of expert physicians from varied fields landed at a helipad in Nabarangpur district Friday morning. 

No Headway In Death Case Of 3 Women In Odisha’s Nabarangpur Irks Relatives, Villagers 
No Headway In Death Case Of 3 Women In Odisha’s Nabarangpur Irks Relatives, Villagers 

A team comprising three IICs and an SDPO has been investigating into the case. But them being tight-lipped on the progress of the investigation is only testing the patience of the bereaved family members and the villagers.   

Three Women Found Hanging From Tree
Women Found Hanging In Umerkote Were Not Minors, Says Tehsildar

Three women, who were found hanging from a tree near Tohara village under Umerkote police limits in Nabarangpur district on Saturday night, were adults, informed Umerkote Tehsildar.

Road accident in Nabarangpur
2 Friends Killed, 2 Hurt As Car Hits Roadside Tree In Nabarangpur

Locals present at the spot rescued the four youths from the car and rushed them to the DHH in an ambulance. However, two of the youths were declared dead by the doctors.

BJD Leader Accused Of Threatening Youth & Resorting To Blank Firing In Nabarangpur
BJD Leader Accused Of Threatening Youth & Resorting To Blank Firing In Nabarangpur

The complainant Alok said that three to four persons led by Arun had come to his house searching for his father Ashwini Das who had campaigned for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the panchayat polls.

Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Delegation Meets SEC Over Model Code Violations, Warns Of Agitation
Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Delegation Meets SEC Over Model Code Violations, Warns Of Agitation

The delegation urged the Commission to take stringent action against the BJD candidate and the BDO. 

3 Police Personnel Killed, 14 Injured In Road Mishap In Odisha
3 Police Personnel Killed, 28 Injured In Road Mishap In Odisha

Around 40-45 cops were reportedly en-route to Kosagumuda from Papadahandi in a special vehicle when the mishap took place

Polling Officers Take Much Pains For Rural Elections In Odisha
From Boat Ride To Trekking Hills: Polling Officers Take Much Pains For Rural Elections In Odisha

According to data from election authorities, there are a total of 294 voters in Bagra village under Manchagam GP in Tentulikunti block of the district where voting is underway in the second phase of panchayat polls on Friday i.e. February 18.

Odisha Panchayat Election: Ministers, MPs & MLAs Ink Finger; Urge People To Participate
Odisha Panchayat Election: Ministers, MPs & MLAs Ink Finger; Urge People To Participate

After exercising their franchise, the leaders urged the people to mandatorily cast their vote. 

MLA’s Vehicle Seized
Dabugaon MLA’s Vehicle Seized For Alleged Poll Code Violation

Randhari was trying to influence the voters by allegedly distributing the sarees, towels and shawls among people at Randagunda in Nabarangpur

NEET Aspirant From Nabarangpur Goes ‘Missing’ In Berhampur, Family Seeks Odisha Police Help
NEET Aspirant From Nabarangpur Goes ‘Missing’ In Berhampur, Family Seeks Odisha Police Help

Bidyadhara along with some friends had travelled to Berhampur to appear in the NEET examinations a month ago. 

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Eggs Thrown At BJD MP Ramesh Majhi’s Car In Odisha’s Nabarangpur
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Eggs Thrown At BJD MP Ramesh Majhi’s Car In Odisha’s Nabarangpur

The irate villagers carrying lathis chased Majhi’s car, intending to attack him when the BJD parliamentarian was on campaign trail.

Rashtriya Bal Purashkar Winner Banita Dash
Odisha’s Banita Dash Receives Rashtriya Bal Purashkar 2022 For Best Innovation, Lauded By Smriti Irani

Banita, a student of the Navodaya Vidyalaya has a keen interest in astrophysics. She became famous after discovering an asteroid in space, which was later validated by the NASA in USA.

Rice bags
Raid Unearths Tonnes Of Mid-Day Meal Rice Stashed In Pvt Building In Odisha's Nabrangpur

Nearly 564 gunny bags of rice were found stocked in two rooms of the building during the raid. 

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Pregnant Samiti Member Aspirant Launches Sit-In After Rejection Of Nominatio
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Pregnant Samiti Member Aspirant Launches Sit-In After Rejection Of Nomination

Namita Sagaria's nomination was rejected after her caste certificate was found out to be invalid. 

Two Girl Students Fall Prey To Job Scam In Odisha
Two Girl Students Fall Prey To Job Scam In Odisha

The company somehow convinced the duo to send the money via PhonePay to help process their job applications early.

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Urge To Serve Society Brings Educated, White Collar Executives Into Politics
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Urge To Serve Society Brings Educated, White Collar Executives Into Politics 

Lipika Majhi, daughter of senior Congress leader Bhujabal Majhi, says the love and affection of the innocent tribal people of her locality drew her into the politics, and not her political background.

Odisha Covid Update
Odisha's Daily Covid-19 Cases Breach 8000-Mark After Over 7 Months, Active Cases Surge To 35,242

With this, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 10,91,547 while a total of 10,47,783 people have recovered from the virus infection. The active cases have gone up to 35,242.

Vigilance Arrests Child Development Project Officer For Taking Bribe In Nabarangpur
Vigilance Arrests Child Development Project Officer For Taking Bribe In Nabarangpur

Subsequently, simultaneous raids were conducted by the teams of the anti-corruption agency on properties of Sushama including her residence and office in Nabarangpur and Bhawanipatna.

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