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Upset Over Govt Apathy, Odisha Villagers Move To Merge With Chhattisgarh

Bargarh: At a time when border controversy over Kotia villages in Koraput district has emerged a major headache for the Odisha Government, another report that would eventually drag the State government into an embarrassment has come from a village in the district bordering Chhattisgarh. Residents of Chhardhapalli panchayat under Paikamal block near Padmapur in the […]

Rayagada Resident Develops Ploughing Machine Using Old Parts Of Scooter

Rayagada: Someone has rightly said “necessity is the mother of all inventions” and it has been proven by Uday Sabar of Gudiabandha village under Padmapur block of Rayagada district. Sabar, who has studied only till Class 4 has invented a power tiller-like machine by making the best use of several old and unused things including […]

Jumbo menace: Padampur farmers continue to suffer

Bargarh: The farmers in Padmapur are a distressed lot as wild elephants have been frequently straying into the farmlands and destroying crops. However, it is being alleged that the administration has turned a blind eye to the jumbo menace. The farmers alleged that the pachyderms have damaged crops in several acres of land in Dubulabahal, […]

Locals oppose irrigation project in Bargarh, seek euthanasia

Bargarh: As many as 30,000 people of Padmapur sub-division in Bargarh district have written to President Ramnath Kovind, seeking permission for euthanasia as mark of opposition against a proposed mega irrigation project over Ong river. The villagers stated they would prefer to ‘die’ instead of being displaced by the irrigation project. They claimed as many […]