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Tag: Nabarangpur

BJP, Congress up ante against BJD for showing double standard in taking action against Jharigaon MLA
BJP, Congress up ante against BJD for showing double standard in taking action against Jharigaon MLA

Demanding arrest of the BJD’s Jharigaon MLA Prakash Majhi, the leaders and workers of the district unit of Congress in Nabarangpur assembled at Jharigaon bus stand and burnt an effigy of the legislator.

NEET Aspirant From Nabarangpur Goes ‘Missing’ In Berhampur, Family Seeks Odisha Police Help
NEET Aspirant From Nabarangpur Goes ‘Missing’ In Berhampur, Family Seeks Odisha Police Help

Bidyadhara along with some friends had travelled to Berhampur to appear in the NEET examinations a month ago. 

Bears Chased Away!
WATCH | Wild Bears Chased Away By Villagers

WATCH | Wild Bears Chased Away By Villagers

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‘Don’t Transfer Headmaster’
Students & Teachers School Protest Headmaster’s Transfer

Students and teachers at Guchaguda Government High School under Raighar Block in Nabarangpur, launched a sit-in protest in front of the school on Friday (Dec 17) demanding the administration to revoke their headmaster’s transfer order. As per reports, the concerned headmaster, Bijay Maharana, was recently transferred from the school.

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Woman Journalist Held For Extorting Money From Contractor’s Wife In Odisha’s Nabarangpur
Woman Journalist Held For Extorting Money From Contractor’s Wife In Odisha’s Nabarangpur

A woman journalist was arrested on charges of issuing threats and extorting money from a contractor’s wife in Raighar Block of Nabarangpur district in Odisha.

Corona Or Cucumber?
Cucumber or Coronavirus: Cucumber With Coronavirus-like Spikes Generates Attention

This vegetable has managed to generate a lot of attention of people from all quarters This vegetable which has spikes as seen in case of novel Coronavirus is actually a cucumber! This cucumber is being grown in the backyard of a villager in Saraguda village, Dabugaon, Nabarangpur, Odisha.

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Killer Leopard Caught By Forest Officials

This is the leopard which is allegedly responsible for the death of as many as 3 kids.It was finally caught on Oct 21, after much effort by Forest department officials. The leopard had killed a 6-year-old from Odisha’s Nabarangpur district when the victim visited Devi Sitala's temple in Chhattisgarh.

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Pratap Chandra Pujari
Odisha Civil Service Exams: Despite Full-Time Job, Youth Cracks OAS Exam

Pratap Chandra Pujari became the first person of Chandahandi block in Nabarangpur to crack the Odisha Civil Service Examination.

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Leopard ‘Kills Kid’
Leopard Drags 6-year-old Boy Into Forest; Victim Dies

In another shocking instance of human-animal conflict, a 6-year-old boy reportedly lost his life after being attacked by a leopard on Monday (October 11) in Chhattisgarh. The leopard reportedly attacked the victim and dragged him into the jungle near Sihawa Shitala temple.

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Covid-19 Patient’s Body Left Unattended For 8 Hours Inside ICU At Nabarangpur Hospital

An incident exposing the distressing status of health care system in the State has been reported from a Covid hospital in Nabarangpur where the body of a covid-19 patient was left unattended for over eight hours. 

Water Crisis
H2Woes: Acute Drinking Water Crisis Hits Nabarangpur And Bhadrak Villagers

Nabarangpur: With the onset of scorching summer, villages in Nabarangpur and Bhadrak districts are grappling with acute drinking water crisis. For the residents of Nuahirli village, the only source of…

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Odisha: Infant Dies Due To ‘Google-Search’ Medication In Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: A six-month-old infant suffering from pneumonia died after he was administered an injection which was prescribed by the doctor allegedly using ‘Google search’ at Dabugam Health Centre in the district on Thursday. Prasant Bisoyee of Badaolama village under Dabugam block in the district took his critically ill son to the Dabugaan health centre after […]

COVID-19: Night Curfew Lifted In Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Three days after the night curfew in the district that was imposed by the Nabarangpur district administration on March 25, 2021, the restrictions have been lifted on Sunday, March 28, 2021. As per reports, the decision to lift the night curfew was taken after the daily reported cases of COVID 19 reduced these days. […]

Another Undertrial Prisoner Dies In Odisha, 2 Deaths In Last 3 Days

Nabarangpur: Two days after the death of an undertrial prisoner in Puri, an inmate of Nabarangpur sub-jail died while undergoing treatment at a hospital on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Ramadhara Bhotra of Dasapaiguda village under Kodinga police station. According to sources, Bhotra fell ill on Monday evening following and was admitted to […]

Protest During Farmer Info Centre Inauguration In Odisha: 2 BJD Leaders Booked

Nabarangpur: An FIR was lodged against two ruling BJD leaders today in connection with a confrontation during inauguration of a farmer information centre in Nabarangpur district on Tuesday. BJP leader Gourishankar Majhi lodged the complaint against the State Planning Board deputy chairman Sanjay Das Burma and Jajpur MLA Pranab Prakash Das at the Nabarangpur police […]

Odisha: Loot Spree Shakes Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Back-to-back incidents of loot at two separate places on Thursday night have thrown an open challenge to police in Nabarangpur. As per reports, four miscreants attacked a businessman with a knife and looted gold and silver ornaments worth over a whopping Rs 11 lakh from him near Bharsundi village under Raighar Police limits in […]

Two government officials in Vigilance net
Odisha: Gram Rozgar Sevak, Horticulture Overseer In Vigilance Net In Graft Case

Nabarangpur/Kandhamal: Two government officials from Odisha have landed in Vigilance net on graft charges in two separate developments in the State in the last two days. Vigilance officials on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at the houses and office of Himanchal Bagh, Gram Rozgar Sevak of Singhsari GP under Umerkote block of Nabarangpur district for allegedly […]

Odisha: Trader Attacked With Sword, Robbed Of Rs 4 Lakh

Umerkote: Unidentified miscreants allegedly attacked a trader with swords and looted Rs 4 lakh from him in a broad daylight in Nabarangpur district on Monday. The incident occurred near Chakalapadar village under Jharigaon police limits in the district. The trader, Rajendra Yadav, suffered injuries in the attack and was admitted to a hospital. According to […]

Umerkote Bridge Collapse: Absconding Assistant Engineer Asit Patra Arrested

Nabarangpur: The Nabarangpur Police on Sunday arrested Assistant Engineer Asit Patra in connection with the collapse of the under-construction bridge near Talapadar village under Umerkote block in the district in the evening of January 10. With this, the number of arrests in the case rose to two. Reports said, Patra, who was absconding since the […]

Umerkote Bridge Collapse: Executive Engineer Suspended For Neglecting Duty
Nabarangpur Bridge Collapse: Contractor, JE & SDO Booked

Nabarangpur: A complaint has been filed with police against three persons including the contractor, Junior Engineer and Sub-divisional Officer (SDO) in connection with the collapse of an under-construction bridge over Negi River near Talapadar in the district that claimed one life and left four others injured. The Executive Engineer, Santosh Saamal has lodged the FIR […]

Umerkote Bridge Collapse: Executive Engineer Suspended For Neglecting Duty
Nabarangpur Bridge Collapse: Fault In Centering Support, Substandard Material Behind Mishap

Nabarangpur: A day after an under-construction bridge over Negi River collapsed in Nabarangpur district leaving one labourer dead and four others severely injured, the superintendent engineer visited the mishap site for inspection and attributed the accident to the failure in centering support and use of substandard material. “After inspecting the site, we realised that the […]

Umerkote Bridge Collapse: Development Commissioner Orders Arrest Of Contractor, Other Officials
Umerkote Bridge Collapse: Development Commissioner Orders Arrest Of Contractor, Other Officials

Umerkote: Hours after one span of an under-construction portion of Biju Setu collapsed in Nabarangpur district, the Odisha government has ordered stern action against the contractor and other officials. One worker lost his life while six others sustained injuries after the concrete slab of the bridge at Talpadar in Umarkote Division of Nabarangpur district collapsed […]

Watch: Panic Grips Locals As Bear Strays Into Nabarangpur Village
Watch: Panic Grips Locals As Bear Strays Into Nabarangpur Village

Nabarangpur: Panic gripped the residents at Malisahi area under Tentulikhunti block in the district here after a bear strayed into a temple in the village on Sunday night. According to sources, the animal sneaked into the human settlement at around 10 pm yesterday and roamed around till late night. The bear later entered a Tarini […]

Odisha: Lovebirds Found Hanging In Nabarangpur, Suicide Suspected

Umerkote: A couple was found hanging inside a house at Badakhadaka village here in Nabarangpur district on Sunday. They have been identified as Tuleswar Majhi and Urmila Bhatra. Sources said, Tuleswar, who was already married had eloped with Urmila and lived outside for some days. After long days, they returned home on Saturday. They have […]

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Odisha Woman Wills ‘Son’ Lord Jagannath Family Home Before Death

Nabarangpur: A septuagenarian woman from the town willed her three-storey ancestral house, worth over Rs 1 crore, to Lord Jagannath five days prior to her death in an extraordinary gesture of devotion for the Lord of the Universe. Baijayantimala Sahu breathed her last on December 2 after battling cancer for a protracted period. She is […]

Odisha Vigilance Net On 3 ITDA Engineers

Nabarangpur: Vigilance officials on Thursday detained Sarat Kumar Majhi, In-charge Executive Engineer of Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), Nabarangpur and two other Executive Engineers of the department named Baikuntanath Behera and Pramod Kumar Pradhan on charges of carrying unaccounted cash in their official vehicle. Acting on a complaint, sleuths of the anti-corruption agency intercepted a […]

Caught On Cam: Businessman Looted Of Rs 2.5 Lakh In Nabarangpur; Watch Video

Nabarangpur: In a broad-day light heist, miscreants looted lakhs of rupees from a businessman in Umerkote area in Nabarangpur district. The incident took place at 12 noon on Monday. The loot scene has been recorded on a CCTV camera. Police sources said Sanjay Kumar Tripathy, a shopkeeper at Gulipatana had come to Umerkote to buy […]

Odisha Govt’s flip-flop on health care continues; Pregnant Woman Carried In Sling

Kalyansinghpur: The tall claim of Odisha government providing quality healthcare services have fallen flat once again after a pregnant woman was carried in a sling for around four kilometres to reach ambulance in absence of non-motorable road. The incident took place at Godibali, a tribal dominated village under Kashipur block here in Rayagada district on […]

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No Road, No Ambulance: Patients In Odisha Carried On Bullock Cart For 5 Kms

Nabarangpur: The tall claims of Odisha government of providing quality healthcare seem to be falling flat as non-motorable roads continue to pose a hindrance to the ambulance services in rural belts of the State. In absence of a pucca road, as many as three patients of Patakhalia area under Chandahandi block of Nabarangpur district reportedly […]

Four Nabarangpur Families Ostracized By Village Committee For Acquiring Govt Land

Nabarangpur: Four families at Uv-11 village under Umerkote block of Nabarangpur district have been socially boycotted by the village committee for allegedly acquiring government land for shelter. According to reports, families of Paritosh Mandal, Goutam Mandal, Biren Haldar and Deepak Haldar have been shunned from the village over building permanent shelter on the land they […]

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Love Wins: Odisha Couple Separated By Kangaroo Court Reunites After 4 Months

Nabarangpur: Love finally wins despite all obstacles. The story of this couple from Raighar block of the district seems to drive home the saying. The couple, who was forced to live separately following the order of a kangaroo court as a punishment for inter-caste marriage, has finally reunited. Four months ago, cupid-struck Pratap Kalar of […]

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Know What The Maoists Do To Entice Youths To Join The Guerrilla Fold During PLGA Week

Nabarangpur: Even though the outlawed CPI (Maoist) is pushed on a back-foot by security forces with scores of Maoists shunning violence and joining mainstreams, the Left Wing Extremists (LWE) have braced up once again to revamp the organisation and regain their footing by luring youths and young women into the extremists’ fold. During the ongoing […]

Kangaroo Court In Odisha
Kangaroo Court A Barrier For Odisha Couple For Inter-Caste Love Marriage

Nabarangpur: True, caste system is a curse in many places of the country. In yet another instance of social injustice delivered at Kangaroo courts in Odisha, a man is paying a heavy price for his inter-caste marriage with a woman he was in love with. Pratap Kalar of Khadanga village under Raighar block of the […]

Paddy Laden Tractor
Paddy-Laden Tractor From Odisha Seized In Chhattisgarh

Nabarangpur/Raipur: A tractor transporting paddy from Nabarangpur district in Odisha to Chhattisgarh was seized by a team of police of the neighbouring state on Monday. As per reports, the tractor carrying 25 packets of paddy from Malapada village in Koilimunda panchayat under Chandahandi block was en route to a mandi in Chhattisgarh when the police […]

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Odisha: 2 Children Killed, 4 Critical As Pick-up Van Rams Into House

Umerkote: Two children were killed while four others critically injured after a pick-up van loaded with onion and groceries rammed into a roadside house at Jharabahal village under Chandahandi Block in Nabarangpur district on Monday morning. The critically include a child who has sustained serious injuries in the accident. As per sources, the pickup van […]

Bridge On Indravati River Brings Cheer, Hope

Nabarangpur: Delight knows no bounds for people of the tribal-dominated district after Odisha government announced to construct a high-level bridge on Indravati river in order to provide a much awaited connectivity between Nabarangpur and Rayagada. As per government declaration, plans are afoot to construct a 720 metre-long bridge on Indravati. The project is likely to […]

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Businessman Robbed Of Rs 6.5 Lakh In Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: In a broad daylight heist, two unidentified miscreants allegedly looted Rs 6.5 lakh from a businessman near LIC office in Nabarangpur district on Saturday. The victim has been identified as one Ramesh Parekh of Chhattisgarh’s Jagdalpur. According to reports, Parekh was talking over phone near the LIC office when two bike-borne miscreants snatched away […]

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Nabarangpur: Young Woman Performs Rigorous Meditation In Deep Forest In Quest Of God

Nabarangpur: At a time when everyone is running after material pursuits, it may sound a bit strange that a young lady is performing austerity and meditation in quest of God in a deep forest of Podagada area under Umerkote block in Nabarangpur district. The woman identified as Nirabati from Dhamanaguda village is doing rigorous sadhna […]

This MLA toils in paddy fields to boost morale of farmers

Nabarangpur: The image that crosses one’s mind at the very thought of a politician is that of a Khadi clad ‘Neta’ moving around in expensive vehicles or leading morchas in the streets. However, Nityanand Gonda, the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from the tribal heartland of Umerkote in Nabrangpur district is an abrasion. These […]

Odisha: Doctors Remove 30-Kg Tumour From Woman's Body
Odisha: Doctors Remove 30-Kg Tumour From Woman's Body

Nabarangpur: Carrying out a stupendous job, some surgeons of Odisha have successfully operated and removed a tumour weighing a whopping 30 kg from a woman’s body on Sunday. As per information, Phulmati, a resident of Raighar area in Nabarangpur had been carrying a huge abdominal tumour inside her body. Due to excessive growth of the […]