Tag: Nuapada

1 killed, 1 injured in road accident; locals block NH

Nuapada: Tension prevailed in Komna area after the locals of Ulabha village staged a road blockade on National Highway-353 demanding compensation for the family of a youth who died here in a road accident on Monday. On Sunday evening, two youths from Ulabha village, Jadumani Majhi and Arjun Majhi were riding a bicycle when a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
SRC visits Nuapada, Bolangir to review drought situation

Bolangir: A team of representatives led by Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi is on a visit to western Odisha to review the drought situation in the areas. After visiting Nuapada on Tuesday, the team today is at Bolangir for the survey. Besides reviewing the condition of crop lands, it is also interacting with the farmers […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Staff quarters' roof collapses in Nuapada, no casualty

Nuapada: Tension erupted in Nuapada after the roof of an under-construction staff quarters of the Sahajat Sevashram residential school collapsed here on Saturday. However, there were no reports of any casualties. On getting information, Komana BDO, Project Director DRDA and local MLA Basanta Panda rushed to review the situation. While the administration remained clueless about […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Farmer suicide sparks tension in Nuapada

Bhubaneswar: Suicide of a farmer in Odisha’s Nuapada district allegedly over crop loss and debt burden sparked tension with locals and farmers’ organisations blocking NH-353 near Khariar on Tuesday. The demonstration was launched to press for a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the deceased farmer, Jadumani Bag. According to reports, Bag […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Inter-state bike theft racket busted, 2 arrested

Nuapada: Khariar police on Tuesday busted an inter-state bike theft racket and arrested two members of the gang here in Nuapada district. The six-member gang reportedly operated in the areas under Odisha-Chhattisgarh border and used to sell the stolen motor cycles in the Maoist-prone areas, police sources said. Around 38 stolen motor cycles have been […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Doctor attacked by miscreants in Nuapada CHC

Nuapada: A doctor was allegedly attacked by two unidentified youths inside a Community Health Centre (CHC) situated under Komna police limits of Nuapada district on Sunday. According to sources, the two youths entered the CHC in the garb of patients and later attacked the doctor. The Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) branch of Nuapada and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
5 killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least five persons were killed and seven others injured in separate road accidents in Nuapada and Khurda districts on Tuesday. Three persons died while six others were injured in near Kurumakari after a Bolero vehicle in which they were travelling was hit by a speeding bus. Similarly, a woman and her sister-in-law were […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Infant dies after being branded with hot iron in Nuapada

Nuapada: Superstition continues to claim lives of children in the state as a two-and-half-year-old boy died at Karachula village in Dharambandha in the district on Sunday after being branded with hot iron to cure him of fever. The boy, identified as the son of Laxmichandra Shabara, succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at the Nuapada […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Miscreants decamp with Rs 9.5 lakh in Nuapada

Nuapada: Three motorcycle-borne miscreants looted Rs 9.5 lakh from a contractor in front of a State Bank of India (SBI) branch in Nuapada district on Friday. The incident occurred minutes after Kaustuv, the contractor had withdrawn the cash from the bank at around 11:30 AM and left it inside his car before going to a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Elderly couple attacked in Nuapada, admitted to hospital

Nuapada: An elderly couple was attacked by an unidentified youth in Kantapalli village under Komna police limits of the district here late on Friday night. The incident occurred while the couple, identified as Adaram Sabara and his wife Bimala Sabara, was sleeping in their home. Suddenly a person barged into their house and attacked with […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Fraudster using Babusan’s fake Facebook account arrested

Jajpur: The Panikoili police of Jajpur district today arrested a person from Khariar area of Nuapada district on the charge of cheating people impersonating as Ollywood actor Babusan through a fake Facebook ID. The police arrested him on the basis of a complaint lodged by a woman of Panikoili. As per the complainant, the accused […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Killer leopard reaches Nandankanan, to remain in quarantine

Bhubaneswar: The leopard which had unleashed terror by killing a four-year old boy at Haladigaan village in Nuapada district recently, reached Nandankanan zoo in the evening today after being trapped by forest officials on Saturday. “The animal will be kept in the zoo quarantine for at least a week for observation as it may be under […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Heavy rains predicted in coastal and south Odisha till July 18

Bhubaneswar: The State’s coastal and southern parts will experience heavy rainfall till July 18 under the influence of a low pressure over north-west Bay of Bengal, predicted the Regional Meteorological Centre here on Sunday. The low pressure over the Bay of Bengal will intensify further in next 24 hours, the weather office added. The heavy […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Man-eater leopard caught in Nuapada

Nuapada: The leopard which spread panic by killing a 4-year-old and injuring 2 others in Haladi village under Khariar range of Nuapada district was caught in a trap in a nearby forest today. A trap was laid inside a forest near Haladi village in which the leopard was caught. Earlier on May 26, the leopard […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
In the lap of nature: Students connect with the pristine

Nuapada: The Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada district on Friday organised a one-day nature camp providing an opportunity to students to spend a day amidst nature and witness its beauty, far away from hustle bustle of city life. A group of 50 students from 10 different schools spent the day with nature. The officials of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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