Tag: Nuapada

Padmini Majhi
How Odisha’s ‘Jungle Rani’ is protecting 100 hectares of forest for over three decades

Padmini is famous in the area as the protector of the forest. Local people lovingly call her Jungle Rani or Forest Queen.

  • Tuesday, 07 February 2023
Youth injured in leopard attack
Youth injured in leopard attack in Nuapada

The incident has unleashed terror in the minds of villagers and others in the area.

  • Sunday, 05 February 2023
OAS officer lands in vigilance dragnet over DA case
OAS officer lands in vigilance dragnet over DA case

The OAS officer has been identified as Narayan Sahoo, who has been serving as the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Khariar in Nuapada district. 

  • Tuesday, 17 January 2023
Strawberry cultivation brings sweet success to these hilly tribals in Odisha 
Strawberry cultivation brings sweet success to these hilly tribals in Odisha 

Chakotia Bhunjia tribals' hard work and dedication have finally paid off as they are reaping a good harvest and earning money. 

  • Monday, 02 January 2023
Muzib Khan
Meet modern-day ‘Bhakta Salabega’ Muzib Khan from Nuapada who brings Jagannath Bhajans alive

Along with Jagannath Bhajans, Muzib also sings bhajans of other Hindu deities like Lord Ram, Shiva and Goddess Durga in Odia, Hindi and Sambalpuri languages.

  • Friday, 09 December 2022
Police created the crime scene
Plus 2 girl murdered and buried in paddy field in Odisha, mystery letter solves case

The girl went missing in January this year. However, an anonymous letter mailed to the family tipped off her murder.

  • Thursday, 10 November 2022
Saviour of Migrant Labourers’
Woman’s Unimaginable Effort To Free Her Village From Bonded Labour

There was a time when women of this village had to leave behind their children and go to work as bonded labourers. Gone are those days of torture, thanks to Bhumika Sahu, a selfless woman from Boirbhadi village in Nuapada district.

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  • Saturday, 15 October 2022
Tiger scare
Tiger and leopard scare in 2 Odisha districts

Locals at Khaira village under Boden block in Nuapada district alleged that a leopard killed a bullock last night.

  • Sunday, 25 September 2022
Village to get lost
Villagers Of Konabira Celebrate Last Nuakhai, Village To Submerge Soon!

Nuakhai is one of the most important and celebrated festivals of western Odisha, but unfortunately for the people of Konabira village of Nuapada district, this year could be their last one at their homes.

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  • Tuesday, 30 August 2022
Idols Relocated
Water Enters Jagannath Temple, Idols Relocated

These visuals are from Komna block in Nuapada district. Water from Lower Indra Irrigation Project entered Konabira village after incessant rain in upper catchment areas. After the dam water seeped into Jagannath temple of the village, priests took the idols to a safer place 2km away.

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  • Thursday, 18 August 2022
Watch: Bridge Collapse Hits Odisha-Chhattisgarh Communication

A bridge over Jonk River collapsed following heavy downpour in Nuapada district. As a result, vehicular communication between Odisha and Chhattisgarh was disrupted. Watch this video.

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  • Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Nuapada District Collector Hema Kanta Say
Diarrhoea spreads it's tentacles to Nuapada; 38 affected, 1 dead

People have been advised not to use contaminated water from open sources and only drink boiled water. 

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
Maoist hideout busted by security forces in Nuapada
Maoist hideout busted in Nuapada, top cadres narrowly escape

In self defence, the security forces returned fire.

  • Saturday, 09 July 2022
4 die, 1 injured as bike collides head-on with truck in Nuapada 
4 die, 1 injured as bike collides head-on with truck in Nuapada 

While the identities of the deceased and the injured persons are yet to be ascertained, the woman is believed to be the mother of the child. 

  • Monday, 04 July 2022
Focus On Swing Seats
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Who Holds Needle In Swing Dists Sundargarh, Nuapada

Drinking water scarcity will play the deciding factor in Sundargarh, MGNREGA, Procurement dominant in  Nuapada

  • Tuesday, 15 February 2022