As per initial reports, students of several schools along with teachers were on their way to attend district-level sports event when the mishap occurred.
As per reports, the bear pack included a female bear and two cubs. Following the intrusion, the students were asked to remain in their classrooms. Later, the school was suspended.
The officials arrested a wildlife smuggler in this connection who has been identified as Sanjit Pulasika from Dumaguda village under Koraput’s Dasamantapur block.
Dabugaon CDPO Gitanjali Maharana had a quarrel with head clerk Santoshi Mishra over some issue. The scene turned ugly when the CDPO allegedly lost her cool and pushed the clerk from her seat.
As per reports, Rout has amassed assets of more than Rs 5.21 crore which is 506 per cent of his known source of income.
The vigilance has unearthed over Rs 3 crore cash and five plots including four in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar and one ‘benami plot’ at Umarkote in Nabarangpur from the possession of Rout.
It is alleged that Rout, who is currently posted as the additional sub-collector of Nabarangpur, had shown undue sympathy to local contractors in awarding them jobs under the Bharatmala project and Amrit Sarovar project in the district.
The residents alleged that they were facing a lot of problems due to power cuts for long hours in the region. The locals staged a demonstration for over three hours demanding immediate restoration of power supply to the region
The accused Naveen Amantya had allegedly killed his mother for money in March 2022 at Darubandhasahi near Nabarangpur town to which, his son, Raja Amantya was an eye witness.
According to the protestors, poor quality equipment have been bought for the students and there has been massive corruption in the purchase.
Sharing details about the encounter, Nabarangpur SP S Sushree said, “Two SOG teams of Odisha police launched an ant-Maoist operation on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border. A gunfight broke out between the police personnel and 20-25 armed ultras during the operation which lasted for around half-an-hour.”
Odisha Police has also decided to intensify combing operations in different naxal-infested districts of the state.
The hailstorm accompanied by gusty winds caught the residents unaware and left behind a trail of destruction. Moreover, the entire region was covered with almost five to six-inch-thick layer of hailstones making it look like Kashmir or any other hill station.
However, with the passage of time and the 2024 general election around the corner, the people in the know of things apprehend that the women SHGs might be made scapegoats by the government as contractors go scot-free.
The arrest was made on the basis of the complaint lodged by none other than his wife and the mother of the deceased. She accused her husband of killing her son by administering poison instead of cough syrup.
The impact of the collision was so intense that three died on the spot. The child was rescued in critical condition and was admitted to a local government hospital.
As per reports, a group of rebels picked up Nagesh from his home and later killed him by firing at him. In a poster, the Mainpur-Nuapada Division of the outlawed CPI (Maoist) mentioned that Nagesh along with some forest department officials was involved in cutting down trees and creating land for rehabilitating people.
Around 2155 students had not appeared for the matriculation examination last year. According to sources, the absentee students are mostly from government schools. The matriculation examination is being conducted at 79 examination centres in Nabarangpur district this year.
Meanwhile, the Nabarangpur Kendu Leaf Department has been directed to conduct further probe into the involvement of more officials in this connection.
Prabhati Patra from Odisha’s Nabarangpur is an enterprising woman who not only kept the lacquer craft alive in her district, but has actually managed to empower a lot of other women by giving them a sustainable livelihood.