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Tag: Narayanpatna

Odisha: School Staffers’ Salary Withheld For Non-Compliance Of Covid-19 SoP In Koraput

Jeypore: The salary of staffers at a government high school in Bandhugaan block here in Koraput district has been withheld due to alleged violation of Covid-19 guidelines set by the School and Mass Education Department. Deputy Director of Odisha Higher Secondary Education Siba Shankar Pradhan on Sunday directed the Block Education Officer (BEO) of Bandhugaan […]

Koraput: Locals Live Under Uncertainty As AP Encroaches Into Odisha

Koraput: Andhra Pradesh’s continuous expansion into Odisha’s territory has set alarm bells ringing in the Koraput district administration office. After Kotia, where Odisha is already at loggerheads with Andhra Pradesh over the alleged land encroachment and road construction by the later, the recent high handedness by the Andhra Pradesh administration in Narayanpatna has irked the […]

Sans motorable road, pregnant woman carried on cot!

Koraput: Absence of motorable road and lack of bridges across rivers in remote areas of Odisha continue to affect people depriving them of timely healthcare services in the State. Yet another incident of a pregnant woman being carried on cot was reported from Koraput district. According to reports, Subai Nirikiyanka of Karikon village under Narayanpatna […]

Maoist sympathiser held for extortion bid in Koraput

Koraput: Two days after the end of PLGA week, a Maoist sympathiser was arrested on Monday for allegedly extorting money from a road construction contractor and funding left wing extremists in Narayanpatna area of the district. The accused Maoist sympathiser has been identified as S Muralikrishnan, a contractor by profession. According to sources, a contractor […]

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Four women Maoists killed in gun battle with security forces

Narayanpatna: Four women Maoists were killed during an exchange of fire between security personnel and left wing extremists near Dokari ghati in Narayanpatna of Koraput district last night. The four ultras are believed to be members of the Andhra-Odisha Special Zonal Committee of CPI (Maoist). As per reports, a joint team of District Voluntary Force […]

Koraput Collector makes surprise visit to Bandhugaon, Narayanpatna

Jeypore: In a surprise field visit, Koraput Collector Anupam Shah inspected various welfare activities in different villages of Bandhugaan and Narayanpatna blocks in the district on Thursday. Accompanied by works department officials, Shah first reached Garidi panchayat and enquired about the status of the under-construction bridge near Dumadangara in the panchayat.  He held discussion with […]

5 BSF Jawans injured as van overturns in Koraput

Koraput:  At least five BSF jawans were injured while a van they were travelling in overturned at Bandikhar Ghat in Narayanpatna of Koraput district today. The incident occurred when the jawans of 195 Battalion were returning to Laxmipur camp in the district after conducting an operation. The van carrying 15 jawans turned turtle turned at […]

Maoist posters on Russian Revolution in Narayanpatna

Narayanpatna: Maoist posters resurfaced in Narayanpatna of Koraput district with the rebels appealing people to participate in the week-long centenary celebrations of the Russian Revolution from November 7-13 across the State. The posters have been put up by Koraput-Srikakulam division of CPI (Maoist) at various places in Narayanpatna. They have called upon people to draw […]

Narayanpatna Tehsildar in Vigilance net

Narayanpatna: Koraput vigilance officials today conducted simultaneous raids at the residence and office of Narayanpatna Tehsildar Chittaranjan Banagula on charges of amassing properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. A team led by Vigilance DSP Henery Kullu is conducting the raids in Narayanpatna. Similarly, another 7-member team is conducting raids at the paternal house […]

Biju Patnaik Bravery Award for two Koraput youths

Koraput: Harischandra Hiaal and Mohan Garada, both residents of Harijan Sahi in Narayanpatna block who make their livelihood as daily wage earners might not had anything memorable to cherish until last year when their act of daredevilry to rescue five children from a flash flood in Jhanjabati River brought them praise from all over the […]

Maoists appeal people to support martyr's week from Jul 28 to Aug 3

Narayanpatna: Maoists today have once again appealed to the people to observe martyr’s week from July 28 to August 3 through a fresh banner that appeared at Talagumandi village here in Koraput district. The banner in the name of Koraput-Srikakulam division also asked tribals to pay homage to slain 31 cadres of the outlawed outfit […]

Maoists kill one in Koraput

Jeypore: Maoists struck terror once again by killing a tribal man suspecting him to be a police informer at Pedaitiki village under Barigi panchayat of the Koraput district, in the wee hours of Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Pidika Ratnu. According to sources, around 20 armed maoists stormed into Ratnu’s house in the […]

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Naxals threaten informers, landowners in Rayagada, Koraput

Kalyansinghpur/Narayanpatna: Maoists claiming to be from two different divisions put up posters at different places in Niyamgiri area of Rayagada district and erected red flags on hundred acres of land in Katulpeta and Aalamanda areas of Narayanpatna in Koraput today. At five places in Parasali under Kalyansinghpur including the Dongria Kondh Development Agency office and […]

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Third phase Panchayat polls: Security beefed up in Narayanpatna

Koraput: With the third phase Panchayat polls scheduled in two Maoist prone blocks in Narayanpatna and Pottangi block in Koraput district tomorrow, senior police officials today took stock of the security arrangements in these two blocks. To review the ground situation, a three-member team of senior police officials led by South-Western DIG S Saini, Koraput […]

SOG jawans, Maoists exchange fire in Narayanpatna

Narayanpatna: Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel and Maoists reportedly exchanged fire during a combing operation at Kutudi forest under Bijaghati panchayat here on Thursday night. According to sources, no one is injured in the crossfire. Meanwhile, security arrangements in the district have been beefed up in view of the ensuing three-tier panchayat poll. SOG jawans […]

2 youths risk lives to rescue 5 kids stranded in swelling river

In an exemplary show of courage and fortitude in the face of adversity, two young men risked their lives to rescue five children about to be swept away by the swelling waters of the Jhnjabati river near Harijan Sahi of Narayanpatna in Koraput district on Sunday

Many beneficiaries claim not having got subsidised rice

As many as 110 beneficiaries of two villages in Maoist-hit Narayanpatna block of Odisha's Koraput district allege they have not received their quota of subsidised rice since January

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BDO suspended for misappropriation of funds

A former block development officer of Maoist-hit Narayanpatna in Koraput district has been suspended for alleged embezzlment of Rs 47 lakh meant for development projects