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.

Odisha Naxalism: Zee Media's Exclusive report from Koraput

Watch Zee Media's Exclusive report from Koraput,Odisha, an area ravaged by Naxalism.

Police aiming to bring people in Koraput close to it

Encouraged by decline in Maoist violence in Narayanpatna area of Odisha's Koraput district, police now aims to bring people in the naxal-hit zone closer to law enforcing agencies.

Wild elephants wreaking havoc in Koraput villages

Wild elephants have been wreaking havoc on human habitations and crops in three Koraput villages since Saturday night, Forest officials said Tuesday.

Headmaster suspended for suppressing student's pregnancy in Odisha

A headmaster of government- run school was suspended and a hostel warden served notice for allegedly suppressing the matter of a pregnant tribal student delivering at a hospital from the district administration here.

Odisha government starts upgrading Jeypore airstrip

 Odisha has initiated the process for upgrading the Jeypore airstrip in Koraput district into a full-fledged airport for commercial operations, official sources said on Friday.

Naveen flags off new buses for Maoist-hit areas

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday flagged off 32 new buses which will operate in the Maoist-hit areas of Odisha under 'Biju Gaon Gadi Yojana'.

Odisha: Rural pipewater supply project yet to be completed

Four years have passed since work on a rural pipe water supply project started at Hatigada village in Koraput district bordering Andhra Pradesh, but was yet to be completed.

Odisha: Koraput administration sensitises teachers

In the wake of a Class VI student delivering a child at a Government-run ashram in Odisha's Koraput district, the administration has sensitised the teachers about guidelines and instructions for management of residential schools for girls.