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.
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