Nayagarh State was one of the princely states of India from the period of the British Raj. It was created in 1992 when the erstwhile Puri District was split into three distinct districts, namely Khurdha, Nayagarh and Puri. It is home to the Baisipali Wildlife Sanctuary.
With the 2024 Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly elections approaching fast, the political atmosphere in Dasapalla has already started to heat up.
It was even alleged that some SHG members ‘delivered justice and forced the members of a family -- Gajendra Sahu and his wife Molisa Sahu -- to grind their noses on the ground as punishment’. The couple tendered apologies but refused to grind their noses on the ground.
As per sources, Nayak used to stay at her in-laws' house. His father had lodged a missing complaint at Odagaon police station after he got suspicious over a bulge on the floor in his in-laws' house.
As per reports, the minor victim, who is the daughter of a patient getting treatment at the Nayagarh DHH, had gone to fetch medicine last night. However, Pratap, who was also in the same lift with the girl, allegedly misbehaved with her and tried to outrage her modesty.
As there were no eyewitnesses in the case, the Court gave the verdict after going through the circumstantial evidence and examination of over 31 witnesses.
Shocking pictures emerged from Sadabhuin village under Dasapalla block where a patient was carried on a makeshift stretcher for 2 km due to the unavailability of a motorable road connecting the village.
The mishap occurred on Friday night when more than 50 students from a coaching centre at Daspalla were on their way to Harishankar and Nrusinghanath in Bolangir for a picnic.
The Nayagarh DFO, DCF, and a joint task force are carrying out the probe. As per sources, forest officials have detained three persons who are being interrogated in connection with the matter.
As per reports, the bridge shakes dangerously whenever a heavy vehicle goes over it. The dilapidated old bridge is broken in many places and poses a grave threat to commuters.
Simultaneous house searches were conducted by Odisha Vigilance teams led by 6 DSPs, 3 Inspectors, 8 ASIs and other staff after obtaining search warrants issued by Special Judge, Vigilance, Bhubaneswar at 7 places in Khordha (Bhubaneswar), Nayagarh and Cuttack districts.
No sooner was a paddy procurement centre opened in Nayagarh than the issue of ‘katni chhatni’ (weight reduction in per quintal of paddy) raised the heat in Nayagarh on Wednesday.
As per reports, the tusker had a wound on its leg suspected to be caused by a bullet and it was being treated by a veterinary team from Nandankanan Zoological Park.
It is pertinent to mention here that a 500-year-old Gopinath Temple was also discovered in the same area a few years back. Now, the recovery of Nag idols is said to be connected to either the Gopinath Temple or any other Temple submerged in the river.
The five-member expert team started treatment after tranqulising the injured elephant. Khordha DFO and other senior officials of the Forest department are also at the spot.
As per reports, the van with a picnic party of 15-16 youths was returning from Daringibadi in Kandhamal district to Cuttack’s Athagarh.