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.
While two persons died due to suffocation, two others were rescued in a critical condition from the spot and later admitted to a nearby hospital
As many as six persons, including a child and a woman, were killed after a car in which they were travelling in lost control and hit a road-side tree near Sunsunia on Nuapara-Bargarh road in the afternoon on Monday afternoon.
As seen in the video, several groups of labourers, including male and female, are narrating their plight. One elderly woman said that they are made to undergo inhuman torture and not even getting food or water. Several children were also seen in the video.
Assistant Civil Supplies Officer (ACSO) of Nuapada district, Ratnakar Sethy was arrested on Thursday by the State Vigilance department for allegedly amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income.
Sachin is currently pursuing his internship at Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital in physiotherapy in the Capital City
In a similar incident, another video of a labourer from Odisha requesting the Sub-Collector of Redhakhol to rescue him from Raipur in Chhattisgarh has gone viral.
In another incident sharply in contrast to the other story, a youth risked his life and jumped into a well to save his mother at Bangalapada in Nuapada district.
Though no reason has been attributed to the havaldar’s suicide, the Komana Police has launched an investigation into the incident.
This was the first visit of Bansal to a Maoist-affected district in the State after taking over the charge as DGP
At a time when guarding the paddy is a problem for them, the hailstorm lashing the area for last three days only made the situation worse.
Demanding more number of tube wells in the village and access to the one at the anganwadi centre, Rana is believed to have climbed atop the tower to spread the word of protest before the administration
An ‘Anti-Naxal Operation’ was launched at Patdhara Reserve Forest area based on the receipt of credible information on December 14.
Under high stress, farmers are wrapping up their work of harvest and dispatch the grains to safer places before the spells of rain begin.
Panic gripped the residents of Gobindapalli in Malkangiri after two wild bears were spotted roaming in the residential areas adjacent to a hospital in the locality.
Vigilance officers on Monday nabbed a supervisor of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) at Sinapali in Nuapada district while she was accepting a bribe of Rs 80,000
Acting on an intelligence input, the Forest division officials headed by Khariar District Forest Officer (DFO) Vivek Kumar conducted the raid in Sinapali and arrested two persons. As many as 42 leopard nails were recovered from them
Meanwhile, several BJP workers staged a protest in front of the Kendrapada block office today. The agitators raised slogans demanding the suspension and arrest of Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra alleging his involvement in the brutal murder case of Mamita.
As per the Met models, more rains are in the offing as a fresh low pressure area will form in the southern Bay of Bengal on and around Nov 11-12
The villagers are deprived of all the government benefits as they need to produce their Aadhaar card in order to avail of the various subsidies or programmes of the government.
This is a success story of a group of 10 diligent women from Palasada village under Nuapada district’s Boden block who joined hands to create a business model which is now providing them handsome returns
Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.
Police arrested as many as four persons including the deceased's son-in-law, his elder brother and two contract killers in connection with the murder case of woman dhaba owner in Nuapada
Shortage of Urea that severely hit the agricultural activities in various parts of Odisha pushed the farming community in despair
Vigilance sleuths seized unaccounted cash of Rs 2.77 lakh from Nuapada CDVO Trilochan Dhala and conducted simultaneous raids at his office, residence and official quarters
Owner of the eatery identified as Basanti Meher got into a quarrel with the miscreants over serving of food which turned ugly
The video which was shot by the contractor himself showed that Sinapali block JEs- Upendra Tihadi and Narayan Sahoo were demanding the commission from the contractor.
A purported video which is doing rounds on social media has brought to the fore the sorry state of affairs prevailing in the rural pockets of the State.
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
The effects of the lockdowns and shutdown are generally noticed after four weeks. But we need to be more cautious, till the situation normalises, said Mishra.
The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.
As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.
Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with 11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.
Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate.
After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases, Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours, causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.
The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.
Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.
Nuapada: Taking note of rise in Covid-19 cases and violations of protocols, the Nuapada district administration on Friday imposed additional restrictions to prohibit unnecessary movement of people in Khariar NAC…