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Death mystery of 4-year-old girl in Rayagada takes new twist

Rayagada: The mystery behind the death of a 4-year-old girl in Rayagada a few days ago took a new twist today after the deceased’s mother was found lying in an unconscious state a few meters away from the spot where the body of the girl was recovered. As per reports, body of a 4-year-old girl […]

Anti-Maoist posters found in Rayagada and Kalahandi

Rayagada: A day after Maoists targeted Odisha government and released an audio tape, anti-Maoist posters were recovered from different places in Muniguda town of the district today. The hand-written posters under the banner of Hinsa Mukta Abhiyan condemned the act of violence by the Maoists in Odisha. Besides, the outfit has also opposed the rebels […]

Berhampur-Gunupur ITDA JE in Vigilance Net

Berhampur: The Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on the houses and office of the Junior Engineer of the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), Gagan Bihari Pati on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Pati is reportedly the in-charge of Berhampur and Gunupur in Ganjam and Rayagada district respectively. Acting […]

Jawan martyred in landmine blast in Rayagada

Rayagada: An Odia  jawan of the District Voluntary Force (DVF) was killed in a landmine explosion near Sakata village under Muniguda police limits of Rayagada district late last night. The deceased has been identified as Sanjay Majhi (22) of Ambadola village of the same district. The incident occurred during a combing operation in Niyamagiri area. […]

Maoists ask people to observe Republic Day as ‘Black Day’

Rayagada: Maoists put up posters at Karadabandha village under Muniguda police limits of Rayagada district today asking the people to observe Republic Day as ‘ Black Day’. The posters by the rebel outfit have created panic among the locals. According to sources, the Mao posters, reportedly posted by Nagabali-Ghumusura-Vamsadhara division of the rebel outfit,  also […]

Damodar Rout finds support in Rayagada

Rayagada: Posters and banners opposing dismissal of Damodar Rout from the Council of Ministers were found this morning in Ambadala, Muniguda and Bisamcuttack areas of the district. Praising Rout for his contribution towards development of tribals, the posters and banners stated the former Agriculture Minister is a ‘good person’. It claimed  Rout has not commented […]

4 ECoR personnel honoured for averting Visakhapatnam-Korba train mishap

Bhubaneswar: It was a momentous achievement in the career of four railway personnel when they were honoured by the East Coast Railways (ECoR) here on Wednesday for averting a major train mishap near Muniguda station in Rayagada district on Tuesday. Sambalpur Divisional Railway Manager Jaideep Gupta felicitated loco pilot JV Ramana, assistant loco pilot MK […]

12-hr Muniguda bandh hits normal life

Rayagada: Vehicular traffic was disrupted and shops remained closed in Muniguda due to a 12-hr bandh observed by the Muniguda Development Council demanding revenue sub-division status to the area. Members of the development council blocked roads by placing tyres, thereby affecting vehicular traffic to Kalahandi, Rayagada, Ambadola, Biswanathpur and Gunupur. They also sought for a […]

Tata Trusts Mobile Science Lab
Mobile science lab scheme launched for students

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today launched a mobile science laboratory scheme for five backward blocks of southern Odisha to take applied science at the doorsteps of the students. “This initiative has been started by the state government in collaboration with TCS foundation and Tata Trusts,” Chief Secretary A P Padhi flagging off the mobile school and […]

Mao-explosion at Daikallu
Blast triggered by Maoists at Daikallu Station in Rayagada

Rayagada: Trains passing through Daikallu Railway Station in Rayagada district have come to a halt due to an explosion by Maoists yesterday night in the station. Many trains have stalled near Muniguda Railway Station in the district. As per the statement of the Station Master of Daikallu Station, 15-20 Maoists arrived there at around 1:30 […]

Dongrias gherao police station over leader’s arrest

Rayagada: Over two hundred Dongria Kandhs belonging to 12 villages located on the foothills of Niyamgiri in the district gheraoed Muniguda police station on Saturday, demanding the release of their leader Dasuru Kadraka, who was arrested on charges of Maoist activities two days back. Wielding traditional weapons, the tribals gheraoed the police station and staged […]

Maoists set 3 vehicles on fire in Rayagada

In yet another incident of violence, Maoists set afire three vehicles including two tractors and one JCB machine on Friday night at Pajibali village under Muniguda police limits of the district