Koraput

Koraput gangrape: No evidence to prove rape, say medical reports

Koraput gangrape: No evidence to prove rape, say medical reports

There is no evidence to prove that 14-old-girl of Kunduli in Koraput district was raped, the Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) ADG revealed on Tuesday. 

Nov 07, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha in next 48 hours

The Met department has also issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for as many as 27 districts in Odisha. 

Aug 27, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Former Odisha CM's son charges wife with harassment, extramarital affair

Sishir Gamang, son of former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang, on Saturday charged his wife with harassment, torture of their minor son and an extramarital affair.

Oct 01, 2016, 17:17 PM IST

Hardcore Maoist surrenders in Odisha

A Maoist carrying a Rs four lakh reward on her head surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district on Thursday.

Jul 28, 2016, 14:05 PM IST
BSF recovers huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists in Odisha

BSF recovers huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists in Odisha

A huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists under a culvert was seized by BSF personnel from Boipariguda area of Odisha's Koraput district, officials said today.

Jun 28, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

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.

Feb 23, 2016, 15:03 PM IST
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.

Jan 08, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

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.

Nov 22, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

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.

Nov 01, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

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.

Sep 13, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

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.

Sep 01, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

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.

Aug 27, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

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.

Jun 25, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

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.

Jun 03, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

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.

May 30, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

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.

May 22, 2015, 14:55 PM IST