Tag: Kandhamal

Kandhamal witnesses spurt in Maoist activities after a brief lull
Kandhamal witnesses spurt in Maoist activities after a brief lull

In order to raise public sympathy, the ultras apologized to the people and family members of journalist Rohit Biswal who died in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast while trying to go near posters put up by Maoists on February 5, 2022.

New Gopalpur-Sambalpur Rail Line: Kandhamal To Get First Ever Railway Link 
New Gopalpur-Sambalpur Rail Line: Kandhamal To Get First Ever Railway Link 

The most important aspect of this rail line is that the dream of Kandhamal district’s people to have train service in their district will also come true

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Watch: Ganja Plantation Worth Rs 14 Crore Destroyed In Odisha

Continuing crackdown against illegal ganja cultivation in Odisha, the Kandhamal Police along with Excise officials destroyed ganja plantation spread over 150 acres of land in Gochapada area of the district. The burnt cannabis is estimated to be worth around Rs 14 crore.

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Viral Video: Mama Dog Breastfeeds Goat Kids

This is a rare and adorable video of a mama dog breastfeeding goat kids.

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Covid-19 Second Wave In Odisha: Micro Containment Zones Come Up In Kandhamal, Kalahandi

Phulbani/Bhawanipatna: Amid the second wave Covid-19 scare in the State, Micro Containment Zones have been declared in parts of Phulbani Municipality in Kandhamal district and a village in Kalahandi district on Saturday. The Kandhamal district administration on Saturday declared School Sahi of Dakpala village and five houses in Masterpada under Ward No- 5 of Phulbani […]

Lakshmanananda Saraswati Murder Case: Swami's Son Asked To Return Compensation Money
Lakshmanananda Saraswati Murder Case: Swami's Son Asked To Return Compensation Money

Phulbani: The Kandhamal Police has served a notice to the son of Swami Lakshmanananda Saraswati to return the compensation money provided to the latter following the brutal killing of his father and Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader in 2008. The Kandhamal SP has written a letter to Lokanath Nath and stated that the Rs 3 lakh […]

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Miscreants Target 2 Temples In Odisha, Decamp With Cash & Gold Ornaments

Baliguda: After a brief lull, miscreants have again started targetting temples in Odisha. This time, unidentified miscreants decamped with gold ornaments and cash from the donation box of two temples at Baliguda in Kandhamal district on Friday night. As per reports, several valuables including cash have been stolen from Jagannath temple and Dakshina Kali temple […]

Death Threat To Jalespata Ashram Chief: VHP Slams Odisha Govt, Demands Tight Security
Death Threat To Jalespata Ashram Chief: VHP Slams Odisha Govt, Demands Tight Security

Bhubaneswar: Expressing deep concern over the alleged repeated death threats issued by some anonymous caller to Swami Jivanmuktananda Puri, the successor of spiritual leader late Swami Lakshmanananda Saraswati and the chief of the Kanya Ashram at Jalespata in Kandhamal district, the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday demanded full proof security arrangements for him. Addressing […]

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Odisha: Bus Falls Off Ghat In Kandhamal, 1 Killed

Baliguda: A man was killed and six others injured some of them critically, when a bus they were travelling in fell off a ghat at Petarabadi under Daringbadi police station here in Kandhamal district on Saturday. The bus was enroute to Ranipanga from Daringbadi in the district when the mishap took place.  The driver lost […]

Late Lakshmanananda Saraswati’s Successor Gets Death Threat, Lodges Police Complaint
Late Lakshmanananda Saraswati’s Successor Gets Death Threat, Lodges Police Complaint

Phulbani: Nearly 13 years after the brutal murder of Hindu spiritual leader Swami Lakshmanananda Saraswati in Kandhamal, the incumbent manager of the Kanya Ashram (residential school) founded by him received death threat from an anonymous caller on Saturday. Swami Jivanmuktananda Puri of Jalespata ashram has lodged a complaint in this regard at Tumudibandh police station. […]

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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 […]

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Odisha: Mao Posters Warning 'Gond' Community Members Surface In Kandhamal

Kandhamal: After a few days of lull, Maoist posters have once again surfaced in some panchayats of the district warning people belonging to the Gond community to stop ‘aiding’ security forces deployed on counter-insurgency operations. The fresh warning posters have been spotted at Jhiripani and Bhandarangi panchayats under the Belaghara police limits. According to sources, […]

Odisha: Home Guard Among 3 Arrested For Ganja Smuggling In Kandhamal
Odisha: Home Guard Among 3 Arrested For Ganja Smuggling In Kandhamal

Kandhamal: The Baliguda Police on Wednesday arrested and court forwarded three persons including a home guard for reportedly smuggling ganja in Kandhamal district. The home guard has been identified as Khirod Kumar Sahoo of Salepur area in Cuttack district while the other two are- Purnachandra Mallik of Balisuga village and Sashi Mallik of Madinata under […]

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Odisha: Woman 'Drugged, Gang-Raped' By Two Youths In Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Two youths have been arrested for allegedly raping a young woman in a forest near Baliguda under Kotagarh police limits in the district. Though the unfortunate incident had taken place in January 29, the matter came to light on Sunday after parents of the survivor lodged an FIR with police. As per the complaint, […]

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