News from Rayagada

Rayagada is a district in southern Odisha, which became a separate district in October 1992. Its population consists mainly of tribes, primarily the Kondhs and the Soras. It is a home to Dangaria Kandhas, a Particularly Vulnerable Tribe Group live in the terrains of Niyamagiri hill ranges in Rayagada and Kalahandi district.

Sahadev Prasca Who Featured On Govt Booklet As Kidney Patient
‘Healthy man’ 'depicted' as kidney patient in Ama Odisha Nabin Odisha booklet

The man in question is Sahadev Prasca who claims to be perfectly healthy, but he has been featured in Ama Odisha Nabin Odisha booklet as a beneficiary of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY).

Odisha's cancer patients who finally win battle set example for others
Odisha's cancer patients who finally win battle set examples for others 

Manohar Padhani, a resident of Karmari under Jharigaon block in Nabarangpur, is one of them. One day, a sore appeared in his mouth. On medical examination, he was diagnosed with cavity cancer. He was going through excruciating pain and had déjà vu every moment. But he did not lose hope.  

Accident Near Khordha
20 Odisha govt sponsored Srimandir Parikrama Project tourists injured as Hyva truck hits bus in Khordha

The bus was reportedly en route to Puri with 45 tourists from Gudari in Rayagada district who were being taken by the Odisha government to the pilgrim town to visit the newly-inaugurated Srimandir Parikrama Project.

Rayagada Railway Station
Two die after being hit by train engine near Odisha’s Rayagada

As per reports, the deceased were sitting on the third railway track which is being laid between Rayagada and Koraput when a test train engine hit them near Singhpur killing them on the spot.

Suspicious death of Laxmi Majhi: CFSL team begins probe in Rayagada
Suspicious death of Laxmi Majhi: CFSL team begins probe in Rayagada

Eighteen days have passed since the charred body of Laxmi Majhi was found in the Maa Gruha located on the premises of Chandrapur community health centre on December 21. Laxmi was working as a warden at Maa Gruha. 

Minor boy injured after being 'hit by Odisha minister’s car' 
Minor boy injured after being 'hit by Odisha minister’s car' 

A minor boy was seriously injured after being allegedly hit by the car of Odisha Law Minister Jagannath Saraka on Saturday. 

Bandh Observed In Rayagada
Rayagada Laxmi Majhi death: Tribal body observes 12-hour bandh demanding CBI probe

A local tribal girl, Majhi’s half-charred body was found in the Maa Gruha located on the premises of Chandrapur Medical on December 21.

Deceased Laxmi Majhi
No headway in Laxmi Majhi death case; Tribal outfit calls for Rayagada bandh on Jan 5

The Crime Branch joined the probe on Friday by carrying out an investigation at the ‘Maa Gruha’ where Majhi (Deceased) was working as a warden.

Crime Branch Team At Rayagada Chandrapur
Warden Laxmi Majhi death: Crime Branch team reaches Rayagada for probe, several quizzed

The five-member technical team will investigate the case and collect forensic evidence from the spot.

Odisha woman carried to hospital on sling post delivery, newborn dies 
Odisha woman carried to ambulance on sling post delivery, newborn dies 

An expectant mother was reportedly carried on a sling borne by her relatives and ambulance staff for about three kms on the way to a hospital due to a lack of motorable roads to Baghamari village under Lakhmipur block.

Governor Raghubar Das Arrives At Rayagada
Odisha Guv meets farmers, students and collects grievances during Rayagada visit

He visited Gumma village under Sadar block by road from Koraput. The Governor offered Rs 25,000 financial assistance to one Lalita Bidika who did not have anything to survive on.

Rayagada Railway Station
Home guard among two found dead on railway tracks in separate incidents in Odisha

As per reports, the body of the home guard was found on the tracks just 50 metres from Rayagada railway station. He was on duty at the residence office of Rayagada SP.

Mankadadian Waterfall In Gajapati
Odisha ‘fails to sell’ its scenic beauties to tourists, govt apathy alleged

Lack of good connectivity, safety of travellers, hotels of international standard and pollution has posed some of the major challenges that the tourism sector faces in the State. And because of alleged government apathy, these destinations have been left largely neglected.

Four persons arrested for extortion bid posing as Maoists in Odisha
Four persons arrested for extortion bid posing as Maoists in Odisha

The police action came following a complaint from one Paramananda Nayak of Dimudi village.  In his complaint filed on December 3 at Doraguda Police Station, Nayak alleged that the four accused, claiming to be Maoists, sent a letter to him, demanding Rs 60 lakh. 

Factory Where Migrant Labourer Duo Was Working
2 minor migrant brothers die hours apart after returning from Andhra Pradesh

As per reports, they were found unconscious by the RPF personnel at Rayagada station while returning from Visakhapatnam. The sibling duo was taken to Rayagada hospital and Mohana hospital respectively, where they died within hours of each other while undergoing treatment.

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