Police destroy Maoist camp in Odisha

 Police Wednesday destroyed a Maoist camp in Odisha`s Koraput district, an official said.

GP technical assistant arrested for demanding bribe

A gram panchayat technical assistant (GPTA) and her husband were arrested and produced in Jeypore special vigilance court for allegedly demanding Rs 34,000 as bribe.

Mega piped water project in Koraput

In its effort to ensure uninterrupted supply of safe drinking water in rural areas, the district administration in Odisha`s Koraput is planning to undertake 10 mega piped water projects at a cost of Rs 600 crore.

Riding of motorcycles banned in Odisha college

In a bid to enhance safety in the premises, authorities of an autonomous college at Jeypore in Koraput district have banned students from using motorcycles inside the campus.

Incessant rains damage houses, bridges in Odisha`s Koraput

At least 235 houses, four bridges and 10 small culverts were damaged in incessant rains that lashed Odisha`s Koraput district between July 27 and July 29.

Maoists warn timber mafia in Koraput

Maoists have put up posters and banners in Odisha`s tribal district Koraput warning timber mafia against felling of trees in the district.

100 Diarrhoea monitoring units set up in Koraput district

To contain waterborne diseases which spread during monsoon around 100 Diarrhoea monitoring units (DMU) have been constituted in Koraput district to monitor the situation, an official said Thursday.

Anthrax infects 15 tribals in Odisha

At least 15 people, including a 14-year-old girl and two women, were infected by anthrax in Odisha after eating contaminated meat, an official said on Friday.

Juvenile attacker of DRDO official nabbed

A juvenile pickpocket who was on the run after attacking a senior DRDO official with a razor blade after he was caught while stealing a cellphone has been apprehended, police said on Monday.

Maoist leader sentenced to 10 years in jail in Odisha

A court in Odisha`s Koraput district on Tuesday sentenced Maoist leader Chenda Bhusanam alias Ghasi to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in connection with possession of arms and attack on policemen.

Seven Maoists surrender in Odisha

Seven Maoists, trained in use of arms and explosives, surrendered before the police in Koraput district of Odisha, police said on Thursday.

Two maoists killed in separate encounters in Odisha

Two maoist ultras, including a woman, were killed during separate encounters in Odisha`s Nuapada and Koraput districts, police said on Monday.

Maoist shot dead in encounter in Odisha

A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head was shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Odisha`s Koraput district, police said Monday.

Maoist killed in Odisha gun battle

A Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head was killed in a fierce gun battle with police in Odisha`s Koraput district, an official said Monday.

Mine mafia running government in Odisha: Rahul

Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of hijacking the credit for the work done through the welfare programmes of UPA government, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday claimed the state is ruled by "mine mafia" and not by the people`s representatives.

BJD`s Jhina, not wife Hema to face Giridhar Gamang in Koraput

BJD Tuesday appeared to have avoided a `husband-wife` fight in Koraput Lok Sabha seat by fielding Laxmipur MLA Jhina Hikaka against Congress nominee Giridhar Gamang even as the ruling party pitted a family member of BJP state president K V Singhdeo to contest against him in Patnagarh assembly segment.

BJD`s Jhina, not wife Hema to face Giridhar Gamang in Koraput

BJD Tuesday appeared to have avoided a `husband-wife` fight in Koraput Lok Sabha seat by fielding Laxmipur MLA Jhina Hikaka against Congress nominee Giridhar Gamang even as the ruling party pitted a family member of BJP state president K V Singhdeo to contest against him in Patnagarh assembly segment.

Two Maoists killed in encounter in Odisha

Two hardcore Maoists carrying total cash reward of Rs 20 lakh in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Koraput district of Odisha on Tuesday.

Boat Club not used for even one day after completion

A Boat club at Jeypore in Koraput district of Odisha lies neglected without even being used for a single day since its completion around three years back, locals say.

Maoist kill villager, one injured in Koraput

Maoists killed one contractor and injured another person after branding them as police informers in Odisha`s Koraput district.