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.

65 Bonded Labourers From Odisha's Nuapada Exploited At Brick Kiln In Hyderabad, Another In Captivity
65 Bonded Labourers From Odisha's Nuapada Exploited At Brick Kiln In Hyderabad, Another In Captivity At Raipur

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.

Contrasting Tales: Youth Risks Life To Save Mother While Man Kills Grandmother In Odisha
Contrasting Tales: Youth Risks Life To Save Mother While Man Kills Grandmother In Odisha

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.

CRPF Havildar Shoots Self With AK-47 In Odisha’s Nuapada
CRPF Havildar Shoots Self With AK-47 Rifle In Odisha’s Nuapada

Though no reason has been attributed to the havaldar’s suicide, the Komana Police has launched an investigation into the incident.

Odisha DGP Sunil Bansal
Panchayat Elections: Odisha DGP Sunil Bansal Reviews Poll Preparedness In Nuapada

This was the first visit of Bansal to a Maoist-affected district in the State after taking over the charge as DGP

Unseasonal downpour triggered by western disturbance has hit farmers in Western Odisha hard
Unseasonal downpour triggered by western disturbance has hit farmers in Western Odisha hard

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.

Man Climbs Cell Phone Tower
Odisha: Man Climbs Cell Phone Tower, Threatens Suicide Demanding Tubewell

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

 Naxal Camp Busted After Exchange Of Fire In Odisha’s Nuapada
Naxal Camp Busted After Exchange Of Fire In Odisha’s Nuapada

An ‘Anti-Naxal Operation’ was launched at Patdhara Reserve Forest area based on the receipt of credible information on December 14.

Impending Cyclone Triggers ‘Panic Harvest’ Across Odisha
Impending Cyclone Triggers ‘Panic Harvest’ Across Odisha

Under high stress, farmers are wrapping up their work of harvest and dispatch the grains to safer places before the spells of rain begin. 

Bear Intrusion
Watch: Bear Intrusions Into Residential Areas Raise Concern In Odisha Districts

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.

ICDS Supervisor
Odisha Vigilance Nets ICDS Official Accepting Rs 80,000 Bribe, 8th Such Case In 3 Months

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

2 Tusks, 42 Leopard Nails Seized
2 Tusks, 42 Leopard Nails Seized In Kalahandi And Nuapada, 4 Arrested

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

Justice For Mamita: Another BJD Leader Greeted With Egg Shower In Nuapada
Justice For Mamita: Another BJD Leader Greeted With Egg Shower In Nuapada

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. 

Rain On Diwali Day!
Rain On Diwali Day In Odisha! Check Time, District-wise Forecast

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

Sans Aadhaar Card, Odisha Villagers Fail To Avail Bank, Govt Benefits
Sans Aadhaar Card, Odisha Villagers Fail To Avail Bank, Govt Benefits

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.

Millet Mission
Odisha Women Script Success Story With 'Superfood' Millet!

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

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