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Bus overturns
Teacher dead, over 20 students injured as bus overturns at Chandahandi ghati

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.

Bear Takes Shelter In School Building
Three bears including two cubs come uninvited to High School in Odisha

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.

  • Monday, 24 Jul 2023
Pangolin Rescued By Forest Department
Odisha Forest dept nabs wildlife smuggler, live pangolin rescued

The officials arrested a wildlife smuggler in this connection who has been identified as Sanjit Pulasika from Dumaguda village under Koraput’s Dasamantapur block.

  • Monday, 24 Jul 2023
CDPO 'misbehaves, hurls abuses, shoves' clerk in Odisha; video goes viral
CDPO 'misbehaves, hurls abuses, shoves' clerk in Odisha; video goes viral 

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.

  • Saturday, 01 Jul 2023
Arrested OAS Officer Prasanta Rout
Tainted OAS officer Prasanta Rout arrested; disproportionate assets worth over Rs 5 cr unearthed

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.

  • Saturday, 24 Jun 2023
Locals Distribute Sweets After Addl Sub-Collector Falls In Vigilance Net
Celebrations erupt in Nabarangpur as tainted addl sub-collector lands in vigilance net

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.

  • Saturday, 24 Jun 2023
Stone Quarry In Nabarangpur
From Bharatmala to Amrit Sarovar project, tainted OAS officer Prashant Rout’s corruption list goes on

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.

  • Friday, 23 Jun 2023
Power cut
Protests gain momentum over frequent power cuts in Odisha; residents gherao grid office in Nabarangpur

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

  • Sunday, 18 Jun 2023
District Judge Court, Nabarangpur
Man in Odisha convicted of murder after his son’s testimony

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.

  • Wednesday, 31 May 2023
Villagers lock 5T school in Nabarangpur
Villagers lock 5T school in Nabarangpur protesting irregularities in purchase of equipment

According to the protestors, poor quality equipment have been bought for the students and there has been massive corruption in the purchase.

Huge cache of Maoist articles seized
Maoists exploiting young girls and women, contraceptives seized from camp after encounter: Nabarangpur SP

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.”

Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: High alert sounded in 3 Odisha districts

Odisha Police has also decided to intensify combing operations in different naxal-infested districts of the state.

Odisha’s Nabarangpur turns into Kashmir as severe hailstorm covers dist in white blanket; watch

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.

  • Monday, 24 Apr 2023
Women SHGs Under Mission Shakti
Will Women SHGs in Odisha be thrown under the bus as contractors go scot-free?

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.

  • Monday, 17 Apr 2023
Odisha man accused of poisoning stepson in guise of cough syrup, held 
Odisha man accused of poisoning stepson in guise of cough syrup, held 

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. 

3 persons killed, 4-year-old child injured in road accident in Odisha 
3 persons killed, 4-year-old child injured in road accident in Odisha 

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. 

Maoist Kill Man In Odisha
Man shot dead by Maoists for ‘felling trees’ with forest dept in Nabarangpur

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.

Matric Examination 2023
Scores of students skip Odisha Matric exam; over 900 absentees in Nabarangpur alone

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.

2 forest officials suspended for 'cheating' tribal kendu leaf workers
2 forest officials suspended for 'cheating' tribal kendu leaf workers

Meanwhile, the Nabarangpur Kendu Leaf Department has been directed to conduct further probe into the involvement of more officials in this connection.

  • Saturday, 11 Mar 2023
Prabhati Patra At Her Lacquer Workshop
Colouring the world with lacquer; Odisha woman makes Women’s Day celebration worth it

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.

  • Tuesday, 07 Mar 2023