Tag: Kalahandi

Locals protest in front of Vedanta plant in Odisha over discharge of pollutants

Kalahandi: Residents of Basantpada village in Lanjigarh of Kalahandi staged demonstration in front of the main gate of Vedanta Alumina plant today protesting discharge of red mud powder (RMP) by the industry. The protesters alleged that local residents are suffering from different types of diseases because of RMP discharge. They also alleged that despite repeated […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Body of man found hanging on premises of sub-collector's office in Dharamgarh

Bhawanipatna: Body of a man was found hanging on the premises of sub-collector’s office today in Dharamgarh of Kalahandi district. The deceased has been identified as Bhudev Bagarti and it is being suspected that the man would have hanged himself during the midnight hours. According to sources, Bagarti, who was running a food stall near […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Fake currency racket busted in Kalahandi; 2 arrested

Kalahandi: In another breakthrough, police busted a fake currency note racket in Dharmagarh of Kalahandi district on Friday. While two persons have been arrested in the case, fake notes worth Rs 17,000 were seized from their possession, sources said. The two arrested persons- Rajendra Bhoi and Kulmani Naik, have been identified to be the residents […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Dengue scare grips village in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: After Kalahandi, the dengue scare has now gripped locals of Kanaguli village under Ersama block of Jagatsinghpur where more than 40 residents have been diagnosed with the disease. The patients have been admitted to hospitals in Paradip and Cuttack after their blood samples confirmed presence of dengue virus. Although at least four to five […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Dengue cases mount in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Dengue cases are starting to mount with increased number of people testing positive for the disease across the state. In Ladugaon of Kalahandi district, out of 218 cases, 44 persons have been tested positive and 13 have been admitted to the district headquarters hospital in critical condition, sources said. With the situation spiralling out […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Cholera outbreak stirs panic in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Due to increasing number of Cholera cases in Baladhiamala village in Junagarh block of Kalahandi district, local residents are in a state of panic. According to sources, more than 15 residents of Badhiamal village have been admitted to Junagarh hospital after they complained of diarrhoea and dehydration. Meanwhile, one of the patients has been […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Farmers take to streets demanding drought-hit status for Koksara

Kalahandi: Vehicular movement on the National Highway-26 came to a grinding halt after hundreds of farmers staged a road blockade at Ampani near Dharmagarh in the district today over various demands including drought-hit status for Koksara block. According to sources hundreds of farmers under the aegis of Koksara Farmers’ Sachetana Mancha staged an economic blockade […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Cotton farmers a distressed lot in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Cotton farmers in Kalahandi district are now a worried lot and staring at an uncertain future owing to absence of mandis. As a result, several farmers are forced to sell their harvest at low prices. According to reports, the farmers here used to produce 10 to13 quintals of cotton annually. But due to adverse […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Tiger spotted at one more location in Odisha: PCCF

Kalahandi: Good news for environmentalists and animal lovers, as Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF ) Sandeep Tripathy today informed that a tiger has been spotted in one more location in Odisha. Some traces suggest the presence of a tiger in Karlapat forest range in Kalahandi district, though it is yet to be confirmed whether […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Locals block NH after vehicle runs over youth in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Tension prevailed in Kesinga area of Kalahandi district after locals blocked the National Highway-26  protesting the death of a person in a road accident  today. The deceased has been identified as Digambar China Guda. According to sources, the incident took place this morning at Kantesir village near Kesinga when Digambar was hit by an […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
School students of Paradip & Kandhamal up in arms over irregularities

Paradip: The students of Sri Maa Government High School in Paradip today staged a dharna and locked up the main gate of the school over various demands. Alleging that they have been facing several problems in the school for the past one month, the students stated that despite repeated complaints, the school headmaster has not […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Diarrhoea outbreak triggers panic in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Panic continued to grip Baladhiamala village in Kalahandi district as 39 people have been admitted to different hospitals after they complained of diarrhoea and dehydration in the past one week. As per reports, the patients were initially rushed to the village Community Health Centre. Later four of them were shifted to district headquarters hospital […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Bandh over demand for district status to Dharmagarh

Kalahandi: Demanding district status to Dharamgarh members of   the Kriyanushthan Committee has been observing a dawn-to-dusk   bandh in six blocks of Dharmagarh today. Members of the outfit were seen picketing on highways and in front of government offices from early this morning. Normal life came to a grinding halt at Dharamgarh, Junagarh, Koksara, Jaipatna, Golamunda […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Demand for HC Bench: Lawyers observe dawn-to dusk bandh in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Demanding a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in the district, members of the District Lawyers’ Association are observing a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh today. The members of the committee were seen picketing in front of several offices from early morning today. Normal life came to a grinding halt in the district due to the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Prisoner dies after attack by inmate in Phulbani jail

Phulbani: An under-trial prisoner died after being attacked by his fellow inmate at Phulbani jail here on Sunday morning. The prisoner has been identified as Laxman Nayak of Tummudibandh area. According to sources, one Kanhu Charan Pradhan who is serving a life term at the jail allegedly hit Laxman with a stone on his head. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021