The District is located in the western part of Odisha. The plains of Naupada subdivision fringed by rugged hill ranges stretch southward, which belong to the main line of the Eastern Ghats and contains extensive plateaus of about 4000 ft (1200 m) in elevation with long tropical grass grown over them. They contain mineral deposits such as laterite, graphite and bauxite. The hill sides rising up precipitously from the plains are covered with dense sal forests. Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary has an excellent bio-diversity and a unique eco-system in Nuapada district.
The fear of tiger has been gripping the people of the villages near the sanctuary for a week now. But the forest department officials are allegedly not taking any measures to do away with the tiger fear.
As per initial reports, there was a rush at the weekly market when the honey bees started swarming and attacking people present at the spot.
On being informed about the incident, the forest department officials rushed to the spot and confirmed the death due to a tiger attack after examining the paw marks and circumstantial evidence.
The court of the Nuapada district collectorate and magistrate has ordered the disqualification of Bholeswari Dash, the Sarpanch of Sunarisikuan gram panchayat. She was disqualified under Section 11, 25 and 26 of the Odisha Gram Panchayat Act 1964.
The villagers had a unique experience when a drone came flying to their village and dropped Hetaram’s pension at his doorstep.
The couple-Bhujabal Majhi and Kunjei Dei-belonging to a primitive tribe residing in the Sunabeda sanctuary under Komna block in Nuapada district, had gone to Delhi on January 22. The duo was accompanied by Chuktia Bhunjia Unnayan Sanstha staff Himanshu Mahapatra.
The OAS officer has been identified as Narayan Sahoo, who has been serving as the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Khariar in Nuapada district.
Chakotia Bhunjia tribals' hard work and dedication have finally paid off as they are reaping a good harvest and earning money.
She carries out door-to-door visits after learning that the people of Sinapali were deprived of basic healthcare services.
As per IMD, the system is likely to move nearly northwestwards across Madhya Pradesh during next 48 hours.
People across Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Bargarh, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Deogarh, Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir staged dharnas and also hit the streets seeking formation of a separate Koshal state
Malkangiri recorded the highest maximum temperature of 36 degree Celsius on Sunday.
Red Rebels shot a man dead, branding him as a police informer.
People have been advised not to use contaminated water from open sources and only drink boiled water.
Following the horrifying incident, the villagers got angry and killed the animal.