Tag: Nuapada

Odisha village captures spirit of Cricket frenzy nation

Nuapada: In a cricket frenzied nation, there is a village in Odisha where the game is no less than a festival. It is almost three years that Singjhar village in Nuadapada district gets agog with activity whenever the local committee organises the cricket tournament with teams participating from various states here. Though there is no […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Villagers up in arms against liquor unit in Nuapada

Nuapada: Residents of four panchayats under Sadar block in Nuapada district today staged agitation at Patora square in the district demanding closure of a country liquor manufacturing unit. The protesters blocked Dharambandha-Nuapada road for hours causing serious inconvenience for the commuters. Around hundred men and women from Dharamabandha, Bharuamunda, Chulabhati and Khutbanbhera gram panchayats joined […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha divyangs pick up brooms for Swachh Bharat

Nuapada: In what could be a noble and exemplary New Year resolution, a team of 20 physically challenged persons of Konabira in Nuapada district undertook cleanliness today to set an example and create awareness on sanitation. While some were wheel-chair bound others were visually and hearing impaired; but all with a firm determination to make […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Kendu Leaf DFO caught while accepting bribe

Nuapada: Vigilance sleuths today arrested Khadial Kendu Leaf Division’s DFO Laxmikanta Mishra while he was demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2.20 lakh from a Ranger here in Nuapada district. According to sources, a government project of Rs 13 lakh has been sanctioned for Lakhna Range in the district to construct houses and kendu […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Deadly selfie: Man trampled to death by jumbo while clicking pic

Angul: Selfie fever turned out fatal for a youth who was crushed to death by a wild elephant at Nuapada under Khamara range in Angul district today. Jaydev Naik of Nimiribedha was trying to pose for a photo with the animal that had strayed away from its herd and sneaked into the human habitation for […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Stranded Odia labourers in AP face torture, families seek admin help

Nuapada: Kin of as many as 32 Odia migrant labourers on Saturday sought administration help in rescuing their family members who are reportedly facing exploitation and torture in Andhra Pradesh. According to sources, the distraught labourers hail from Ranimunda village under Khadial block of Nuapada district. The matter came to knowledge of the family members after […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
EOW to take over 4 cases against arrested contractor Banti

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch will take over four out of 19 cases registered against arrested Bhawanipatna-based blacklisted superclass contractor Banti Agarwal and his family. The rest 15 will be considered as special cases and will be investigated with assistance of the EOW, said sources. Nuapada SP Parmar Smit […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man Vs Wild: Biker critical in elephant attack

Nuapada: A person sustained critical injuries after an elephant attacked him near Chindapani village in Nuapada district today. The injured, identified as Brudha Hans, was admitted to Nuapada hospital for treatment. According to sources, around seven elephants from Chhattisgarh had strayed into the forests near Chindapani village of the district. When some villagers and forest […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man Vs Wild: Elephants trample elderly man to death

Nuapada: In a tragic incident, an elderly man was trampled to death by wild elephants near Oreibahar village in Nuapada district Monday morning. The incident took place this morning near the Haladi forest when the deceased, Lati Pandey had gone to attend nature’s call. While returning home, suddenly a group of five elephants attacked and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Rath Jatra on Kartik Purnima! A legend lives on in Nuapada

Nuapada: There is no specific occasion or time to worship the Lord of the universe- Sri Jagannath. Such an example is set by Konabira village in Nuapada district where a Rath Jatra is carried out on the occasion of Kartik Purnima. The tradition of celebrating Rath Jatra on Kartik Purnima by locals of Konabira village […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP takes out rally in Nuapada; protests irregularity in welfare schemes   

Nuapada: Taking up various issues, including irregularity in implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Indira Awaas Yojana (PMIAY), over a hundred BJP activists took to streets and gheraoed the NAC office at Khariar Road in Nuapada district today. The activists, led by party district general secretary Goldy Agarwal took out a rally from the Ram Mandir […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Rescued leopard from Nuapada arrives at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: The leopard which was trapped by forest department officials from Haladi village in Nuapada two days ago, arrived at Nandankanan zoo on Tuesday night. The animal has been kept in isolation ward of the zoo and is being looked after by veterinary experts, official sources said. The leopard fell into the trap laid by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Another leopard caught from Nuapada

Nuapada: Close on the heels of the capture of a man-eater leopard that had unleashed terror, the forest department officials have managed to trap another leopard in Haladi village of Nuapada district. Official sources said the breakthrough came this evening after the leopard fell into the trap laid up by the forest department officials. Confirming […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man detained on charges of killing daughter for wife

Nuapada:  An eight-year-old girl has allegedly been killed by her father in a suspected black magic related sacrifice at Dhekunpani village under Komna police limits in Nuapada district. Though the incident occurred on October 26, the matter came to light after police detained the father in connection with the incident today. Sources said, the accused […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Move to check migration: Rs 134Cr package announced for Bolangir, Nuapada

Bhubaneswar: In a significant move that will check migration in Odisha, the state government today announced special package of Rs 134 crore for Bolangir and Nuapada districts. After a review meeting held at the Bolangir DRDA office, Labour Minister Sushant Singh announced the package for 30 gram panchayats of Bolangir and Nuapada districts. The two […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021