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.

Russian tourists’ death in Odisha: Crime Branch to visit Rayagada for probe
Russian tourists’ death in Odisha: Crime Branch to visit Rayagada for probe

Crime Branch has brought the trio to Cuttack for further investigation to ascertain if Pavel Antov fell off the terrace of the hotel room or jumped and ended his life

Russian tourists’ death in Odisha: Mystery deepens as one was Russian lawmaker
Russian tourists’ death in Odisha: Mystery deepens as one was Russian lawmaker

Pavel Antov along with his three friends had come to Odisha on tourist VISAs.

Odisha techie quits well-paying job abroad, scripts success story in farming
Odisha techie quits well-paying job abroad, scripts success story in farming

Driven by determination and confidence, Satya finally resigned from his job and returned to his village last year to try his luck. And it started shining. 

6 fake Maoists arrested on extortion charges in Rayagada
6 fake Maoists arrested on extortion charges in Rayagada

Recently, these fraudsters had demanded money from one Tutu Gopal of Sunger village under Kashipur police limits in the district and threatened to kill him if he fails to do so.

Cold Conditions
Minimum temp drops below 15 degrees in 19 places in Odisha; check coldest districts

India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday informed 19 places in Odisha recorded minimum (night) temperature below 15 degree Celsius.

Rain alert for 6 Odisha districts, check IMD’s latest forecast
Rain alert for 6 Odisha districts, check IMD’s latest forecast

Light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Malkangiri and Koraput.

Fuel price updates
Fuel price update: Check rates of petrol, diesel in Odisha on Oct 22

Petrol and diesel prices vary depending upon several factors such as the local taxes, VAT, freight charges, etc. The prices of petroleum products change as per market rates.

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Fuel price update: Check rates of petrol, diesel in Odisha on Oct 18

Petrol and diesel prices vary depending upon several factors such as the local taxes, VAT, freight charges, etc. The prices of petroleum products change as per market rates.

Fuel price update: Check rates of petrol, diesel in Odisha on Oct 17
Check rates of petrol, diesel in major towns of Odisha on Oct 17

Petrol, and diesel are being sold at Rs 103.04 and Rs 94.61 respectively in the capital city of Bhubaneswar

Mishap-prone hanging bridge over Nagabali river in Rayagada indefinitely shut; tourists sore 
Mishap-prone hanging bridge over Nagabali river in Rayagada indefinitely shut; tourists sore 

The administration has put up barricades on both ends of the bridge, restricting tourists from walking on it. 

Rayagada Collector faces heat from villagers over sand lifting grievance redressal
Rayagada Collector faces heat from villagers over sand lifting grievance redressal

After hearing their grievances, Collector Swadha Dev Singh said nothing could be done as everything has already been finalised which infuriated the villagers.

Orange Warning For Heavy Rainfall
Low pressure update: IMD issues orange warning for heavy rainfall in Odisha districts

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued heavy rainfall alert for several districts in Odisha.

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Youth hacks woman to death on suspicion of witchcraft in Rayagada

The deceased has been identified as Chandrama Bibhar, 55. According to the police, the incident happened around noon in Koilapara village. Rajesh Kulesika, who was staying in the neighbourhood, allegedly committed the crime.

Heavy Rainfall Alert
Heavy rainfall warning issued for several Odisha districts; check IMD’s forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted heavy rainfall in several parts of Odisha in the next few days.

Rayagada District Headquarters Hospital
Rayagada youth slits girl’s throat for refusing love proposal, tries to kill self

In an attempt to save the girl, her friend was also injured in the knife attack by the youth.

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