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Tag: South Odisha

Dearth Of Doctors, Defunct Lab Hit Healthcare In South Odisha
Dearth Of Doctors, Defunct Lab Hit Healthcare In South Odisha 

Vacant posts of doctors at MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur and closed lab at Rayagada district headquarters hospital have hit the healthcare in the south Odisha. 

Watch: Heavy Rain Batters South Odisha

Berhampur: Incessant rain, triggered by the deep depression over the Bay of Bengal (BoB), has battered many areas in the southern parts of the State. Due to the heavy rains service roads near an under-construction bridge at Badagada in Bhanjanagar have been completely washed away, snapping connection between Berhampur and Badagada. Similarly, life has been […]

Ganja Mafia On The Prowl: Tractor Runs Over Home Guard At Check Point In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Southern Odisha, often considered the hotbed of ganja smuggling, hit the headlines again following a sudden encounter between the ganja smugglers and police in Chitrakonda area of the district last night. A joint team of police and excise department had put on a road check at Kankarpada square in Chitrakonda after receiving a tip-off […]

Odisha Government Reconstitutes Committee on HC Bench Demand

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing protests, Odisha government on Thursday reconstituted the committee to review various aspects for establishment of permanent benches of the Orissa High court in western and southern Odisha. The committee will now be headed by the Development Commissioner with principal secretaries of Home, Finance, Revenue and Law departments as its members.  The […]

Maoist call to boycott Panchayat polls in 3 South Odisha dists

Rayagada: Ahead of the first phase Panchayat elections scheduled to begin in Odisha from February 13, the Maoists have urged the people in three South Odisha districts to boycott the elections. In an audio tape circulated in the media, top Maoist leader of Bansadhara-Nagabali-Ghumsar Division of the CPI-Communist outfit, Umakant has urged the people of […]

Depression in Bay of Bengal to turn into cyclonic storm in next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: The local Met office is yet to confirm about the movement of the depression which is formed over south-south-east Bay of Bengal and centred at  310 km  to the southwest of Port Blair. As informed by Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, head of the Cyclonic Warning Centre, to the media today, the depression will move in northwest […]

Maoist martyrs' week
Security tightened in south Odisha for Maoist Martyrs’ Week

Malkangiri: With Maoists observing the Martyrs’ week beginning today till August 3, security has been tightened across Koraput, Rayagada and Malkangiri districts. Many posters and banners put up by the red rebels on account of the observance of the Martyrs’ week were seen at various places. In Koraput distrct, police are on high alert and […]

TDP eying Odisha
TDP eyeing south Odisha to fulfill ‘national party' ambitions

Bhubaneswar: The Telgu Desam Party (TDP), which rules Andhra Pradesh, is preparing a blueprint to target Telugu voters in Odisha to strengthen its organization in neighbouring Odisha as part of its efforts to extend its footprint beyond Andhra and fulfill its ambition of becoming a national party. With the focus on the 2019 general elections, […]