News from Nuapada

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.

Naxal camp busted in Nuapada
Naxal camp busted on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border; detonators and other explosives seized

Senior officials said that several detonators, low-intensity explosives, naxal uniforms and literature have been seized along with empty AK-47 cartridge.

Nuapada Police Station
This Police Station in Odisha's Nuapada is not less than a tourist spot; check reason

With lush green grass and a variety of flowers, be it roses, marigold, and others, the police station provides an ambiance of peace and has become a source of entertainment as well as a space to connect with nature.

Vigilance raid underway on the properties of Chandrakar
DA case: Two Odisha govt employees under Vigilance scanner

The Vigilance sleuths on Monday conducted simultaneous searches on the properties of Cuttack Sadar block assistant engineer Bikash Chandra Bhuyan and Banking Assistant of Bhawanipatna Central Cooperative Bank, Pradeep Kumar Chandrakar on allegations of acquisition of disproportionate assets.

Fire breaks out on Durg-Puri Express
Fire reported in Durg-Puri Express near Khariar Road Station in Odisha 

The fire was spotted near the brake pads under the B3 coach of the train.

Thunderstorm Alert
Relief from heat wave likely as IMD issues yellow warning for thunderstorm and lightning

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), several parts of Odisha are likely to experience thunderstorm activity in the next five days.

Jonk Police Station, Nuapada
IPL betting racket busted in Odisha’s Nuapada, 5 arrested

The police recovered 21 mobile phones, four laptops, 15 ATM cards, 10 cheque books and 5 bank passbooks from the accused.

Fear grips Nuapada villagers as 'leopard attacks calf' 
Fear grips Nuapada villagers as 'leopard attacks calf' 

In the wee hours of Tuesday, a calf was grazing near the village pond. It was then the big cat reportedly attacked the calf.

Odisha Weather Updates
Max temp to rise by 2 to 4 degrees in Odisha, thunderstorm likely on April 7: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday informed that the maximum temperature is very likely to rise by 2 to 4 degrees Celsius during the next two days.

Leopard preys on calf in Nuapada; unknown animal kills 25 sheep in Kendrapara
Leopard preys on calf in Nuapada; unknown animal kills 25 sheep in Kendrapara

In another such incident, as many as 25 sheep were killed and around five sheep were wounded in an unknown animal attack at a village under Mahakalpada block in Kendrapara. 

Fear stalks Nuapada villagers as tiger kills calf 
Fear stalks Nuapada villagers as tiger kills calf 

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. 

Bee Attack
Bee attack in Nuapada, over 50 persons injured

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.

Royal Bengal tiger ‘kills’ elderly woman in Odisha’s Nuapada
Royal Bengal tiger ‘kills’ elderly woman in Odisha’s Nuapada

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.

Disqualified Sarpanch
Odisha woman Sarpanch loses post for being underage

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.

Drone drops pension at divyang's doorstep in Odisha 
Drone drops pension at divyang's doorstep in Odisha 

The villagers had a unique experience when a drone came flying to their village and dropped Hetaram’s pension at his doorstep.

Odisha tribal couple undergoes ‘shuddhi’ ritual after participating in R-Day celebration in Delhi 
Odisha tribal couple undergoes ‘shuddhi’ ritual after participating in R-Day celebration in Delhi 

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.

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