Kalahandi district

Hospital apathy! Family carries pregnant woman on bamboo shaft  for 16 km in Odisha- Read the heart wrenching story

Hospital apathy! Family carries pregnant woman on bamboo shaft for 16 km in Odisha- Read the heart wrenching story

Earlier also due to lack of ambulance facility in village, a pregnant woman was brought on stretcher, but her child died in womb. 

Jul 24, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
MeT department issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha, raises red alert for next 24 hours

MeT department issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha, raises red alert for next 24 hours

Heavy rainfall warning has been issued in Odisha raising a red alert for the next 24 hours. According to the MeT department, the heavy pouring is caused due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal.

Jul 17, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

Odisha: Daughters dismantle own roof top to collect wood for mother's funeral

After the shocking incident of Dana Majhi who carried his dead wife`s body for 10 kms in Odisha`s Kalahandi district, another tragic incident has surfaced in the state where daughters had to dismantle the roof of their home to collect wood for their mother`s funeral.

Sep 27, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

After tribal's walk with wife's body, Odisha launches hearse scheme

After a tribal man's 10-km walk with his wife's body on his shoulder drew widespread flak, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched "Mahaprayan" scheme to help the bereaved transport the bodies of their kin from hospitals to their residences .

Aug 25, 2016, 23:09 PM IST

Vehicle carrying mid-day meal for school children torched in Odisha

A group of men, suspected to be Maoists, torched a vehicle carrying mid-day meal for school children and ate the food before taking away the containers in Odisha's Kalahandi district, a senior police officer said on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

Four Maoist camps destroyed in Odisha

 Four Maoist camps were destroyed in Odisha`s Kalahandi district, while about 40 Maoists including a central committee member escaped after exchanging fire with the police, said a police official.

Dec 17, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

Thousands of animals sacrificed despite ban in Odisha

Thousands of animals, including roosters, were sacrificed in Odisha as part of an annual religious ceremony despite a government ban and protests by animal rights activities, an official said on Friday.

Oct 03, 2014, 13:20 PM IST

Eight die in Odisha accident

Eight people, including two children, returning from a wedding were killed when a vehicle carrying them rammed into a tree in Odisha`s Kalahandi district.

Feb 20, 2014, 11:57 AM IST

NCSC blames Odisha govt for palm-chopping of 2 labourers

Coming down heavily on the Odisha government over the recent palm-chopping of two labourers in Kalahandi district, the National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) on Tuesday said the unfortunate incident was an outcome of the state`s failure to implement the MGNREGA Act.

Jan 07, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

Odisha contractor chops off workers` hands, manhunt on

The Odisha Police have launched a manhunt to nab a labour contractor and his four henchmen who allegedly chopped off the hands of two migrant workers two days ago, a police official said.

Dec 17, 2013, 14:39 PM IST

Campaigning ends for November 22 Urban polls in Western Odisha

Campaigning for the November 22 urban local body (ULB) elections in 20 ULBs of nine districts of western Odisha came to an end on Wednesday.

Nov 20, 2013, 22:40 PM IST

10 Odisha villages marooned in flash flood, heavy crop damage

At least 10 villages of Odisha`s Kalahandi district were marooned in flood waters due to heavy rains at the catchment areas of river Indravati.

Jun 24, 2013, 23:29 PM IST

Earthquake in western Odisha

An earthquake of slight intensity with a magnitude of 3.9 on the Richter scale was experienced in some places of Odisha`s western region on Saturday, official sources said.

Jun 09, 2012, 18:12 PM IST