Tag: Kandhamal

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

  • Friday, 04 February 2022
‘No Cannabis Cultivation’
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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  • Wednesday, 08 December 2021
Dog Feeds Goat Kids
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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  • Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Liquor-free panchayat in Odisha sets example

Phulbani: At a time when wide-spread anti-liquor protests are erupting, residents of Parttamaha, one of the remotest parts of Kandhamal district, have made their panchayat ‘alcohol-free’ through awareness. Women, youths and intellectuals joined hands for the ‘Mada Mukta Panchayat’ and launched awareness programmes in the villages about the ill effects of liquor. And the results […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Schoolgirl delivers baby inside hostel in Odisha; probe ordered

Daringbadi: Tension ran high in Daringbadi area of Kandhamal district after reports that a class-VIII girl delivered a baby at a residential school. Irate locals staged a demonstration and blocked NH-59 demanding probe and immediate arrest of the accused involved in the incident. Vehicular traffic between Daringbadi and Berhampur and other parts of the district […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Shame again! One-and-a-half-year-old girl 'raped' by uncle

Phulbani: In yet another shocking and shameful incident, a one-and-a-half-year old girl child was allegedly raped by her uncle in Kandhamal district. As per the police complaint filed by the child’s mother, the accused took the girl while she was playing outside her home on Tuesday. When the accused did not return with the girl […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Sans bridge villagers hang on to a rope to cross river in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Inhabitants of 10 villages under Gunjanbadi panchayat in the district undertake an arduous and risky job of crossing the swelling Kalipen river every day with the help of a rope tied to some trees. This is a regular sight in the villages as despite several demands, there has been no effort to construct a […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
NH-59 blocked over shortage of teachers in school

Kandhamal: Residents of Parampanga and Dadakangia panchayats in Kandhamal district today staged a road blockade on National Highway 59 protesting the shortage of teachers in Parampanga Government U.G High school. According to sources, the protesters burnt tyres during the agitation, of which the school students were also a part. Following the road blockade, vehicular movement […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Man injured while hanging upside down over fire for cure

Phulbani: In a bizarre attempt to cure disability, a youth suffered burn injuries after hanging himself upside down over fire during a secret ritual at Mahamayee Temple in Baliguda of Kandhamal district. The youth has been identified as Bhabani Shankar Nanda, who is a priest by profession and is physically disabled. The matter came to […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Security beefed up in Kandhamal on 10th death anniversary of Laxmanananda Saraswati

Kandhamal: Security has been tightened across the district today on 10th death anniversary of spiritual leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati. “We have made all security arrangements to ensure smooth conduct of the functions,” Kandhamal Superintendent of Police Prateek Singh said. In total, nine platoons of police force have been deployed including one at the Jaleshpata ashram […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Residential School Shame: 12-hour bandh cripples normal life in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Normal life was affected as the Kandhamal Surakshya Abhiyan has been observing a 12-hour bandh in the district today in connection with an incident where a class VIII school girl delivered a baby at a residential school. The outfit demanded immediate release of compensation for the kin of the schoolgirl and demanded resignation of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Residential school shame: Children commission members meet minor girl

Berhampur: Members of the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) today met the minor girl, who had delivered a baby at a residential school in Kandhamal. According to sources, the members of OSCPCR along with the chairperson, Sandhyabati Pradhan visited the MKCG hospital today and enquired about the health condition of the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Another minor girl raped, impregnated in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Close on the heels of the incident of a class-VIII girl delivering a baby at a residential school in Kandhamal, another minor girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by a youth on the pretext of marriage under G. Udayagiri police limits in Kandhamal district. The matter came to light after a complaint was filed […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Residential school shame: Newborn delivered by minor girl dies

Kandhamal: A day after a class-VIII girl delivered a baby at a residential school in Kandhamal stoking a massive controversy, the infant died at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur today. As per reports, both the minor girl and the newborn were admitted to the hospital yesterday. Earlier in the day the headmistress […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Maoists kill watchman, torch 5 vehicles in Phulbani

Kandhamal: After a brief lull, Maoists unleashed terror in Patiamba village under Sadar police limits in Phulbani of Kandhamal district by killing a man suspecting him to be a police informer. The deceased identified as Rabindra Mallick was engaged as watchman by a company carrying out a road construction work in the region. The Maoists […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021