Tag: Nuapada

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Nuapada women craft livelihood through paddy grains

Women in the Khudapeja village of Nuapada district are using tiny golden grains of paddy to craft a better future for themselves. At least 30 women from this little known hamlet are weaving magic using un-skinned rice grains to create impressive products and earn themselves a decent income.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Future of kids at stake: Indra Irrigation Project to submerge 5 schools

Nuapada: The future of at least 350 students has been pushed into darkness as water in the Lower Indra Irrigation Project will now submerge at least five schools in four villages of Nuapada district. According to sources, 353 students of four project schools and an upper primary school at Konabira, Raghupalli, Sanabahali and Bodapadar have […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Five killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Sundergarh/Nuapada: At least five people were killed in two separate road mishaps in Odisha on late Friday night. According to reports, three persons died after a truck rammed into a roadside juice shop in Kutra Bazaar area of Sundergarh district late Friday night. The deceased have been identified as Brijesh Souria, Jiledar Sonakar and Udar […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Two suspected Maoists injured in police encounter

Nuapada: Two suspected Maoists cadres were reportedly injured in an exchange of fire between security personnel and red rebels near Kholibhitar inside Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada district on Tuesday. The injured rebels identified as Chatur Chinda and Bidya Chinda of Kholibhitar area in the district, have been admitted to the Raipur Hospital at Chattisgarh. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Youths observe bandh protesting undeclared power cuts in Nuapada

Nuapada: Protesting unscheduled power cuts and poor mobile network, youths of Sinapali in Nuapada district today called for an indefinite bandh throwing normal life out of gear. Vehicular movement in the town was disrupted after angry activists staged a road blockade at the Sinapali Square. The Sinapali town has remained cut off from Khadial, Boden, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Questions raised over new Mahanadi projects in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With older projects such as the Lower Suktel in Bolangir and Lower Indra in Nuapada remaining unfinished, fate of the seven new projects on the Mahanadi river basin have raised apprehensions. While cost of these projects have crossed Rs 72,000 crore, land acquisition and rehabilitation of displaced have become thaws in completion of the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Class 8 student injured after mobile phone explodes

Bhubaneswar: A Class-8 student sustained critical injuries after a mobile phone exploded while he was charging the electronic gadget in his house at Kalimeta village under Komana police limits of Nuapada district on Monday. According to reports, the victim student Krutibas Majhi has sustained nearly 80 percent burns to one of his eyes and is […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Elephant herd strays into Nuapada villages

Nuapada: Residents of Sargimunda and Runibasa village in the district are in panic after a herd of elephants are on move in hamlets close to the Khariar forest division. We spotted seven elephants comprising four tuskers and three elephant calves, informed a few locals. Forest officials who rushed to the spot after the information said […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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12-hour bandh observed in Nuapada demanding 4G services

  Nuapada: A 12-hour bandh was observed today in Nuapada’s Boden block demanding 4G services in the area. According to sources, the cellular company that provides services in the Left Wing Extremism-affected district doesn’t have 4G services. Hence, the locals staged a protest today demanding such services at the earliest. Sources informed that normal life […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Class X student murdered over Rs 7,000

Nuapada: A class X student, Baibhav Saraf was brutally murdered on March 30 after he failed to repay Rs 7,000 which he had borrowed from two persons, Nuapada police revealed today. According to sources, two persons including a juvenile have been accused of executing the gruesome murder. One of the accused has been identified as […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Maoist posters demanding release of jailed rebels found in Nuapada

Nuapada: More than a hundred Maoist posters demanding immediate release of three red rebels from jail were found in Nilaji and Karlakhamar villages under Sinapli police limits in Nuapada district today. The posters claimed to have been put up by the Menpur-Nuapada Divisional Committee of CPI (Maoist) have sought release of Sumitra Dharua, Makran Paharia […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Fake currency racket busted, 5 arrested 

Nuapada: Odisha police on Friday busted a major fake currency racket by arresting five persons from Nuapada and Kalahandi districts. 112 fake notes of Rs 100 denomination have been seized from the gang. The racket was busted by Nuapada police after it nabbed two persons and seized nearly 45 fake notes of Rs 100 denomination […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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2 SOG Commandos Injured In Blast During Anti-Naxal Operation

Two SOG commandos sustained minor injuries in an IED explosion during an anti-naxal operation at Badajhola forest under Sunabeda sanctuary in the district on Sunday. The duo was admitted to the district headquarters hospital for treatment. Multiple SOG teams were engaged in a fierce gun battle with Naxals in the forest.

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Jaundice grips Cuttack city again

Cuttack: After a lull, Jaundice scare has once again gripped the city with fresh cases of the water borne disease being reported from Nuapada and other areas of the town. The civic body has admitted the spread of disease and blamed leakage in water pipelines as the cause of jaundice. “Ten cases of jaundice have […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Odisha changes Municipal act to remove secret ballot provision

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Thursday approved the changes proposed in the Odisha Municipal Corporation Act to remove the provision of secret ballot for voting during no-confidence motion. “There will be an open ballot in place of secret ballot. We have not mentioned it as open ballot but it will be prescribed in the rules […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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