Tag: Nuapada

Odisha Matric exams 2019: Odia question goes viral on social media; eight suspended

Cuttack: An hour after the commencement of the Matriculation examination across Odisha today, question papers of Odia reportedly surfaced on social media in Nuapada district and Kamakhyanagar of Dhenkanal district. Though the question papers were reportedly found to be viral on WhatsApp and other social media, School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra rubbished […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Need to bring good governance to curb violence & corruption: Jay Panda

Nuapada: People of Odisha want a change as there is a need for a good governance to put an end to the growing violence and corruption, reiterated former MP and senior leader Baijayant Panda after attending Heijau programme at Udyanabandha Kureshwara in the district today. As always, Panda received a rousing reception after landing at […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
10 pilgrims killed in road mishap in Nuapada

Nuapada: At least 10 pilgrims including four women were killed when their vehicle collided head-on with a truck at Silada in Nuapada late last night. The mishap occurred at around 2 am when the pilgrims of Pithora area of Chhattisgarh were returning from Komna in Nuapada after offering prayers at the Vaishnodebi temple. As per […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Villagers dig canal on their own to irrigate farmland in Nuapada

Khariar: After their repeated pleas fell on deaf ears, the villagers of Balipati under Khariar block of Nuapada district dug up a temporary canal to irrigate their farmland. The move came after the government officials failed to expedite the work on the Sahakata small irrigation project. Without waiting for help from district administration, the villagers […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Drought-scare in 19 blocks across 8 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar/Bhawanipatna/Nuapada: With scanty rainfall in 19 blocks across eight districts of Odisha triggering drought-scare, the State government said that it is fully prepared to face any eventuality. The situation is so severe in these 19 blocks that farmers are seen manually spraying water on half-germinated paddy seeds to keep them alive while pinning their hopes […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Govt says patient's allegations over BSKY assistance wrong, cashless facilities provided

Bhubaneswar: The Health and Family Welfare (H & FW) department of Odisha government has refuted allegations levelled by Lakshman Kumbhar, a heart patient from Bhela village of Nuapada district, who said that his photo was used by the government in hoardings, banners and newspapers ads as a beneficiary of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) but […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
29 bonded labourers rescued by police in Nuapada

Nuapada: Police have rescued 29 bonded labourers including 17 women and 6 minors in Nuapada yesterday. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Boden police raided the house where the labourers were held captive in Makarbarli forest under Boden police limits of the district. According to sources, all of them were being trafficked to Andhra […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Block office gheraoed by BJP workers in Nuapada

Nuapada: With a demand to declare complete drought in Komna and Khadiyal blocks in Nuapada, BJP workers along with farmers took out a rally and gheraoed block office on Monday. According to sources, the protest joined by hundreds of farmers and party workers was led by BJP State president Basant Panda. After a general body […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Dreaded Maoist escapes from court premises in Odisha

Nuapada: A dreaded Maoist escaped from the Nuapada SDJM court premises today by scaling the boundary wall of the court. The Maoist, identified as Manoj Madkami, a resident of Bijapur in Chhatishgarh, fled from the court premises by giving the cops a slip. As per reports, Madkami was brought by police to be produced before […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Police bust illegal Cough Syrup smuggling racket in Nuapada; 2 arrested

Nuapada: In what could be just the tip of an iceberg, the Komna police claims to have busted a cough syrup smuggling racket in the district. Two persons have also been arrested and court forwarded in this connection, police said. Acting on a tip-off about illegal cough syrup (Corex) smuggling in the town, a team […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Odisha labourer missing since 45 days in Andhra Pradesh

Nuapada: A migrant labourer from Kamkeda village under Komna block of Nuapada district who had reportedly gone to Andhra Pradesh to work has allegedly gone missing. The labourer has been identified as Jamar Biswal. According to sources, a few days back, Jamar had gone to Andhra Pradesh to work in a brick kiln. His parents […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Farmer-miller dispute paralyses paddy procurement in Nuapada

Nuapada: Farmers in Nuapada district have alleged that dilly-dallying of rice millers and lackadaisical attitude of the administration has virtually paralyzed the paddy procurement process in the district. According to sources, the millers are demanding cuts/concessions during procurement citing that paddy do not meet the fair average quality (FAQ) norms. Sources said that tonnes of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Farmers hit streets demanding drought-hit status for Nuapada

Nuapada: Palpable tension prevailed in Khasbahal panchayat under Khariar block of the district after farmers along with the locals staged a 12-hour road blockade today over various demands including drought-hit status to their panchayat. According to sources, road communication between Khariar and Bhawanipatna was severely disrupted due to the protest staged near Dohelpada village, which […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
2 critically injured in bear attack in Nuapada

Nuapada: Two persons were critically injured in a bear attack in Komna block of Nuapada. The injured have been identified as Jadu Biswal and Binash Kumar Niyal. According to sources, both Jadu and Binash had gone to the forest to attend nature’s call when they were attacked by a bear. Initially, the injured were admitted […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
6 injured in mishap during ‘Maut Ka Kuan’ stunt show in Odisha

Nuapada: At least six persons were injured in a mishap during a ‘Maut Ka Kuan (the well of death)’ stunt show at Sinapali of Nuapada district today. The incident occurred at around 8: 30 PM when a portion of the elevated platform created for viewers collapsed. As a result, 6 spectators who were watching the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021