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Wild Bear Triggers Panic In Odisha’s Nuapada

A wild bear sneaked into the human habitation in Phurasunda village under Sinapali block in Nuapada district.

Resurgence Of Covid-19: Sinapali Panchayat In Nuapada Declared Micro Containment Zone

Nuapada: Amid the second wave Covid-19 scare in Odisha, Sinapali Gram Panchayat in the district has been declared micro Containment Zone for four days on Wednesday. The development happened following…

Existing Strain Pushing Covid-19 Cases In Odisha’s Nuapada: Health Director

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health and Family Welfare Director Bijay Panigrahi on Saturday attributed the rise of Covid-19 cases in Nuapada to the existing strain of the virus. The district registered 71 fresh cases of infections today. “The existing Covid strain is spreading rapidly. As Nayapada shares border with Chhattisgarh, the infection rate is higher there. The […]

Odisha: Covid-19 Cases Surge In Nuapada, Bus Services With Chhattisgarh Likely To Be Hit

Nuapada: The director of Public Health Niranjan Mishra on Tuesday said that bus services between Nuapada and neighbouring Chhattisgarh are likely to be suspended in view of the record rise in COVID-19 cases in the bordering district during the last 24 hours. On Tuesday, Nuapada had registered 34 Covid-19 positive cases which was the highest […]

Covid-19 Second Wave: Odisha Active Caseload Nears 2,000-Mark; 218 New Positives In 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: The active Covid-19 case tally in Odisha on Tuesday inched towards the 2,000 mark after 218 new cases were reported from different parts of the State in the past 24 hours. As per the data shared by the I &PR department, a maximum of 34 new cases have been reported from Bargarh, followed by […]

Odisha: 29 Test Covid-19 Positive In Nuapada Village

Nuapada: The district, which had registered the maximum daily spike in the covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, has become a major cause of concern as 29 more tested positive for the virus today. More worrisome is that the 29 positive people are from one village under Sinapli block in the district. As many […]

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Disproportionate Assets Case: Vigilance Raids Forest Ranger In Nuapada

Nuapada: Vigilance sleuths today carried out raids at the residence and office of forest ranger Sadhanan Sarangi at Khariar in the district and six other places including the house of his son-in-law Birendra Khara, an assistant engineer of Public Works Department (PWD) in Rayagada, on charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources of […]

Odisha: Young Farmer Attempts To End Life After Failing To Sell Paddy
Odisha: Young Farmer Attempts To Kill Self After Failing To Sell Paddy

Nuapada: A young farmer attempted suicide by consuming poison in Nuapada district on Friday after allegedly failing to sell his paddy. The farmer, Romachan Dandasena, from Bhangiamunda in Sinapali consumed poison at his farmland. He was admitted to Khadial hospital in a critical condition. According to sources, the farmer was upset as he could not […]

Odisha: Crime Branch STF Seizes Leopard Skin In Nuapada, 2 Arrested

Nuapada: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Monday arrested two persons on the charges of possessing a leopard skin and other incriminating materials. The accused – Saburban Singh Deo and Samansingh Majhi were arrested following a raid by a special team of the STF at Palaspada chhak under Sinapali police limits in […]

Odisha: Dist Labour Officer Arrested By Vigilance For Bribery

Nuapada: District Labour Officer of Nuapada, Sarat Kumar Panigrahi was caught red-handed by vigilance department officials while accepting a bribe of Rs 40,000 on Friday. As per reports, the official was accepting the bribe at his office at Khariar Road to issue labour cards to 200 persons in the village. The sleuths swung into action […]

Two Members Of Barat Party Killed, Six Others Injured In Road Mishap In Odisha

Nuapada: Two members of a marriage party were killed and six others sustained critical injuries in a major road mishap near Timanpur in Nuapada district on late Friday night. The accident occurred when a group of people were returning after attending a marriage function in Haladimunda village in the district. Sources said at least eight […]

Odisha: 30 Bonded Labourers Rescued In Nuapada, 4 Middlemen Arrested

Nuapada: Four middlemen were arrested by Sinapali Police on Thursday while allegedly trafficking 30 persons as bonded labourers to Andhra Pradesh. The incident comes amid the resurgence of mass migration from Odisha to other States especially among the working class with the relaxations of COVID19 pandemic restrictions. As per reports, the Sinapali Police apprehended a […]

Braveheart Odia Jawan Fighting Enemies On Border Is Now Battling Poverty

Nuapada: How difficult do you think is it to survive without any proper means of livelihood? It is. And when you come across a family of an Indian Army soldier living in utter poverty, it gives an impression how stressful it can be for all and sundry. Once fighting the enemies and terrorists on the […]

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Maoist Camp Busted In Nuapada; Arms, Ammunition Seized

Nuapada: In a major breakthrough, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans busted a Maoist camp in Patadaraha forest near Bhainsamundi village under Boden Police Limits in this district on Sunday and seized huge cache of arms and ammunition. Acting on tip-off, CRPF personnel launched a combing operation in the forest and seized five rifles, one […]

Odisha Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Jail For Raping Minor Girl

Nuapada: A special POCSO court in Nuapada district has sentenced a man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment on charges of raping a minor girl in 2018. Besides, the convict has also been slapped a fine of Rs 15000. In case of default or non-payment, he will have to serve an additional jail term, sources […]

Firing Inside Odisha Executive Engineer’s Office, Contractor Injured

Nuapada: A contractor sustained injuries allegedly in firing inside the office premises of the Rural Development Executive Engineer in Khariar of Nuapada district on Friday. The injured contractor has been identified as Pawan Kumar Agarwal. Though the exact reason behind the firing is still unclear, three persons who hail from Kantabanji and Khariar have been […]

Fisheries Culture College To Come Up In Odisha's Nuapada?

Nuapada: BJP MP from Kalahandi, Basant Kumar Panda wrote to Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Giriraj Singh seeking the establishment of a Fisheries Culture College in Nuapada under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada (PMMS) scheme in order to boost fish farming and aquaculture activities. If granted permission and everything goes as planned, this […]

Ahead Of Summer, Water Woes Crop Up Across Odisha

Balasore/Nuapada: Summer is still a few days away, but the drinking water problems have returned to many villages across Odisha sparking resentment. Be it near a tube well or pond, the sight of long queues of women with pots on their head greets one in many places. While in some villages the problem is just […]

Block Chairman In Odisha Arrested For Thrashing Man

Nuapada: A panchayat samiti chairperson was arrested today in Nuapadaon charges of assault &vandalism at Putupada under Khariar Police limits on December 24. The accused identified as BalkrushnaSabar had allegedly thrashed one Sunil. According to reports, Sabar reportedly had gone to Putupada after getting information regarding a clash on December 24. It is alleged that […]

Woman, 9-Yr-Old Daughter Electrocuted To Death In Odisha

Nuapada: A woman and her 9-year-old daughter were killed after an 11 KV electricity wire reportedly fell on them in Makhapadar village under Sinapali police limits of Nuapada district. The deceased identified as Tarulata Chandi and her 9-year-old daughter Dushila Chandi were reportedly taking bath when the overhead electricity cable snapped and fell on them, […]

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Odisha: Youth Stones Father To Death, Then Kills Self

Nuapada: A youth allegedly killed his father before committing suicide in Gatibeda village under Komna police limits in the district on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Ram Singh Majhi (70) and his elder son Deba Majhi. According to reports, Ram Singh had a verbal duel with Deba over some issue. Enraged over this, […]

Odisha women stop liquor-laden truck, destroy bottles

Puri: As many as 50 women of a Self Help Group (SHG) today seized a foreign liquor-laden truck on Chilika-Nuapada road and destroyed the alcohol bottles in an anti-liquor drive. As per reports, the women had been complaining before the police and the Excise Department about rampant sale of liquor in the area for quite […]

Paddy Procurement Begins In Odisha, Farmers Stare At Uncertain Future Over Token System

Malkangiri/Nuapada: Odisha government introduced the centralised token system to ease the process of paddy procurement in the state. However, farmers in several parts of the State including Malkangiri and Nuapada are left in lurch as they are confused regarding the token system. As a result, the farmers in Malkangiri are forced to sell their produce […]

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Weather Alert: Lightning, Rainfall Warning For 6 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar on Sunday warned of lightning and rainfall alert for several districts of Odisha. As per the latest bulletin issued by the Met department, lightning and rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri and Kalahandi till 11 […]

Weather Alert: Thunderstorm, Rainfall Warning Issued For 12 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued moderate thunderstorm alert and lightning alert for 12 districts in Odisha. As per the latest forecast, moderate thunderstorm and lightning with light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Angul, Dhenkanal, Khurda including Bhubaneswar, Puri, […]