Koraput administration wants FM stations in Maoist-hit areas

As part of its efforts to make the people of remote areas aware of welfare schemes of the government, the Koraput district administration has proposed to the Centre to take the initiative of opening two FM radio centres in at least two Maoist-hit blocks.

Odisha: BSF officer, jawan killed in Naxal IED blast attack

Odisha: BSF officer, jawan killed in Naxal IED blast attack

A BSF officer and a jawan were killed in a landmine blast carried out by Naxals when they were out on a bike patrol in the jungles of Koraput district of Odisha on Friday.

Patrolling increased in forest areas to curb timber smuggling

Patrolling has been intensified in areas under Gupteswar forest range in Odisha's Koraput district to prevent timber smuggling.

Initiative to provide quality education to SC/ST students

The Koraput district administration has roped in 12 public schools and the selected children will be admitted to the schools according to their convenience.

Biometric attendance introduced in Koraput block offices

In a bid to check absenteeism of officials, the administration in Koraput district has introduced biometric attendance in all 14 block offices of the district.

Bring patients' photo and get salary, Koraput MHU staff told

In order to ensure visit of mobile health units (MHU) to remote areas to treat villagers, the Koraput district administration has made it mandatory for their staff to produce photographs of the patients they attended to.

Fall in infant mortality rate in Koraput district of Odisha

The infant mortality rate (IMR) has registered a fall in tribal-dominated Koraput district after introduction of the National Rural Health Mission.

Maoist camp destroyed in Odisha's Koraput

A Maoist camp was destroyed and some materials were seized by security personnel following an exchange of fire with the rebels in a forest in this district, police officials said on Thursday.

Anthrax suspected after three people die in Odisha

Three people are suspected to have died of anthrax in Odisha`s Koraput district after consuming meat.

Monsoon hits Odisha ahead of scheduled arrival

The south-west monsoon touched the Odisha coast ahead of its scheduled arrival, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.

South-west monsoon onsets in Odisha, heavy rain predicted

The south-west monsoon reached Odisha on Saturday covering Malkangiri and a portion of Koraput districts in the southern region and would be activated across the state in the next three days.

Maoists torch vehicles engaged in road construction in Odisha

A group of around 30 armed Maoists on Saturday torched at least two vehicles and a machine used in road work in a bid to disrupt construction process here, police said today.

Landmine explosion in Koraput

 BSF personnel engaged in anti-Maoist operations escaped unhurt after a landmine exploded along a forested road at Narayanpatna in Odisha's Koraput district.

Former Odisha CM Gamang quits Congress

Veteran tribal leader and former Odisha chief minister Giridhar Gamang on Saturday resigned from the primary membership of the Congress.

Odisha Police seeks two more BSF battalions for anti-Maoist operation

Seeking two more battalions of BSF jawans, Odisha Police on Friday said it had decided to intensify the anti-Maoist operation in Koraput and Malkangiri districts.

Jamia VC given additional charge of University of Orissa

Incumbent vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University, Talat Ahmed, has been assigned the additional charge of VC of Central University of Orissa, Koraput.

Heat wave in Odisha's coolest place

The intense heatwave sweeping across Odisha has not spared even the mountainous Koraput district, known as one of the coolest places in the state.

Tribal labourer rescued from Punjab

A tribal man, who left home seven years back in search of work and went missing, was reunited with his family after he was rescued from Punjab where he was working as a bonded labour.

Tribal labourer rescued from Punjab

A tribal man, who left home seven years back in search of work and went missing, was reunited with his family after he was rescued from Punjab where he was working as a bonded labour.

Many trees burnt down during Chaitra Parva in Koraput district

Many trees are burnt down and small animals roasted alive in Koraput district by fire which tribals lit while hunting during Chaitra Parva, a festival celebrated during Odia month of Chaitra.