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Risky RopeWay
Odisha: Sans Bridge, Villagers Cross River Using Rope

People in rural belts of Odisha continue to be the victims of alleged apathy of government and are deprived even of basic communication facilities. On a regular basis, over a 1000 residents of Kunjibadi village in Kalahandi district are risking their lives to cross the Bagadi river.

Medicines Dumped
Life-Saving Drugs In Huge Quantities Found Dumped On Road In Odisha

Large quantities of live-saving medicines were found dumped on the Bhatangpadar Main Road under Lanjigarh Block of Kalahandi district on Wednesday (Sept 1).

Wife Funeral
Elderly Man Kills Self By Jumping Into Wife's Funeral Pyre In Odisha

In a shocking yet rare incident, an elderly man jumped into his wife's funeral pyre and killed himself at Sialjodi village under Golamunda block in Kalahandi district on Wednesday (Aug 25).

One Detained For Selling Leopard Skin, Nails In Odisha’s Kalahandi
One Detained For Selling Leopard Skin, Nails In Odisha’s Kalahandi

The Kegaon Forest Range officials on Tuesday seized a leopard skin and nails from a person in Tingiripada village in Kalahandi district who has been detained for questioning.

Odisha Man, Two Lovers Kill Own Babies & Bury Them In Goa

In a spine chilling incident, a man and two women from Golamunda area of Kalahandi district were arrested by police on Monday (Aug 16) for allegedly killing and burying their two new born infants in Goa.

AK Tripathy
WODC Chairman Tells Officials To Prepare Action Plan For Development Of Kalahandi District

WODC Chairman AK Tripathy said this after visiting different places in Kalahandi district and reviewing the developmental scenario on Sunday.

First Matriculate From Melghara! Daughter Of Odisha’s Dana Majhi Clears BSE Class 10 Board Exams

Meet the first matriculate from Melghara! Chandini Majhi - eldest daughter of Kalahandi’s Dana Majhi clears Class 10 Board exams

Odisha's Puja & Sai Top All India Trade Test  2020
Odisha's Puja & Sai Top All India Trade Test (AITT) 2020, Jay Panda Applauds Their Spirit

Nothing is impossible for those who practice determination and are determined to achieve goals. Two young lads from Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district of Odisha have more than proven that with hard work and discipline, your goals are not too far from your grasp.

Covid Resurgence: Micro Containment Zones Declared In Kalahandi, Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: The Kalahandi district administration has declared a village as micro containment zone while the Jharsuguda district administration has declared 12 places as micro containment zones. As per reports, Chilchila…

32 Test Positive For Covid-19 At Private College In Odisha’s Bhawanipatna

Bhawanipatna: Several private educational institutions in Odisha are now experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases. A private college in Bhawanipatna was the latest to report 32 Covid-19 cases on Monday. Confirming the development, Kalahandi Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) said that the students, who have tested positive for Covid-19, were staying in the hostel of […]

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Odisha: School Girl Raped By Teacher For 2 Years In Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: A 15-year-old girl has allegedly been raped by her school teacher multiple times at Madanpur Rampur area here in Kalahandi district. Family members of the girl alleged that the teacher has raped the girl several time in last two years by luring her in his talks. The teacher had also eloped her away to […]

Spurned Lover kills girls' mother
Odisha: 'Spurned Lover' Stabs Girl’s Mother To Death

Bhawanipatna: In an unfortunate incident, a youth allegedly killed the mother of a girl he was in love with at Karlakhunta village under Kesinga police limits here in Kalahandi district on Monday. The deceased identified as Sindhu Bag (55) faced the wrath of the youth while trying to save her daughter Ranjita from the murderous […]

Karlapat Sanctuary
Karlapat Elephant Deaths: Central Team Confirms Hemorrhagic Septicemia Reason Behind Fatalities

Kalahandi: The three-member Central team inspecting the reason behind the deaths of seven elephants at the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district on Wednesday confirmed hemorrhagic septicemia (HS) as the reason behind the mass fatalities of the pachyderms. The officials have confirmed that the jumbos died due to hemorrhagic septicemia and also expressed their satisfaction […]

Math Wonderkid From Odisha Has Multiplication Tables On Tip Of His Tongue #WATCH
Math Wonderkid From Odisha Has Multiplication Tables On Tip Of His Tongue #WATCH

Kalahandi: Looks can be deceptive as is the case with Rohan Patra, a Class II boy of Odisha’s Kalahandi. In the first instance, Rohan might look naive but he is apparently gifted with amazing memorizing capabilities. The child prodigy can flawlessly recite multiplication tables till 100 without a tint of error. Rohan is the third […]

One More Elephant Found Dead In Karlapat; Toll Reaches 7 In 20 Days

Bhawanipatna: One more elephant calf was found dead near a nullha at Ghusurigudi in Karlapata wildlife sanctuary taking the toll to seven within a gap of 20 days. The death was due to suspected haemorrhagic septicaemia, sources said. Earlier, six elephants-all pregnant- died of the bacteria infection. Carcasses of five pachyderms were recovered from Ghusurigudi […]

Two Juveniles Among 3 Naxal Imposters Held In Odisha's Kalahandi

Kalahandi: The M Rampur Police here has nabbed three persons including two minor boys on charges of extorting money from people by posing as Maoists. Based on a complaint filed on February 13, a team of M Rampur police station led by Sub-Inspector Dasia Seth launched an investigation and managed to catch hold of accused […]

Odisha: 4 killed, 7 injured in separate mishaps

Bargarh/Kandhamal/Kalahandi: Four persons were killed and seven others injured, some of them critically, in three separate road accidents in Odisha. The first accident took place in Bargarh district when an auto rickshaw fell off a bridge at Sarnapali under Bijepur police limits in the district on Wednesday. Two died on the spot while seven others […]

Odisha: 1 More Elephant Dies Of Septicaemia In Karlapat Sanctuary, Toll Mounts To 6

Bhawanipatna: One more female elephant died due to septicaemia in the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary here in Kalahandi district on Sunday. With the fresh death, the wildlife sanctuary witnessed six elephant deaths within a gap of 14 days. Kalahandi RCCF Sudipta Dash informed that the carcass of jumbo was found in the same place where other […]

Odisha: 1 More Elephant Dies Of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia In Karlapat Sanctuary; Toll Reaches 5 In 13 Days

Bhawanipatana: One more elephant reportedly died in Karlapat wildlife sanctuary here in Kalahandi district taking the toll to five in last 13 days. Veterinary experts attributed the death of the animal to haemorrhagic septicaemia. The deaths of the five elephants in last 13 days have been reported from near Ghusurigudi nullah in the sanctuary. The […]

Karlapat Sanctuary
Odisha: Another Elephant Dies In Karlapat Sanctuary, Fourth Death In Twelve Days

Bhawanipatna/Bhubaneswar: One more elephant died near Jakama village under the Karlapat Sanctuary in Kalahandi district on Friday, taking the total number of deaths to four in 12 days. Though the exact reason of the death is yet to be ascertained, the Odisha PCCF Sashi Paul hinted at the contaminated water in the nearby nullah as […]

Odisha: 1 More Jumbo Dies In Kalahandi, Count Mounts To 3 In 11 Days

Kalahandi: Jumbo death continues unabated in Odisha as one more full-grown elephant was found dead at the Karlapata wildlife century in the district on Friday morning. The carcass of the giant was found near the Ghusuri Ghudi waterfall in Kalahandi south forest division of the Karlapata wildlife sanctuary. Divisional Forest Officer, T. Ashok Kumar has […]

Karlapat Sanctuary
Another Female Elephant Found Dead In Odisha's Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary

Kalahandi: Another female elephant was found dead in Ghusugudi forest under the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi district on Tuesday. The carcass of the animal was spotted lying in the jungle by the officials Kalahandi (South) Forest Division, said reports. Though the exact reason behind the death of the jumbo will be known after we […]

Cyber fraudsters
Odisha: Kalahandi Police Arrests 5 Cyber Fraudsters From UP

Bhawanipatna: In a major crackdown on online fraud, the Kalahandi police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested as many as five cyber fraudsters from Uttar Pradesh in connection with the online duping of a senior citizen in Kalahandi. The accused have been identified as Abhilash Singh, Parvez Ahmed, Wahid Khan, Sahrukh Khan and Zuned Ahmed. […]

A group of farmers from Lakhanpur block in Jharsuguda district blocked NH- 49 today
Odisha: Farmers Block Road In Two Districts Over Delay In Paddy Procurement

Kalahandi/Jharsuguda: Hundreds of farmers blocked road at two separate places in as many districts on Monday morning during protests over the alleged delay in procurement of paddy crop in the State. As per reports, hundreds of farmers registered at the Kalampur Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) stacked their paddy bags on the road near Pandigaon […]

Not Lab Of Poverty But Kalahandi Has Now Emerged As Development Model In Country: Naveen
Not Lab Of Poverty But Kalahandi Has Now Emerged As Development Model In Country: Naveen

Bhawanipatna: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that Kalahandi district in Odisha has emerged as the model of the development in the country. While addressing a mega event in the district on the sidelines of unveiling of Indravati irrigation project, Patnaik said that some people had wanted to make the district as a […]