Two Maoists gunned down in Odisha’s Malkangiri

Malkangiri, December 13: Two Maoists, including a woman cadre were neutralised in an exchange of fire with Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans at Alampaka area in ‘Swabhiman Anchal’ on Sunday morning. Based on reliable information, an SOG patrolling-cum-area domination exercise was launched on Saturday night in Singaram-Tentapalli area under Gajalmamudi gram panchayat under Jadambo police […]

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Raid on Maoists: Biggest ever seizure of arms & ammunitions in Swabhiman Anchal

Bhubaneswar: In one of the biggest ever anti-Maoist operations in the Swabhiman Anchal (Cut-off area) of Malkangiri district, the Odisha police busted a major Maoist hideouts and dumps and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunitions. The seizures include one INSAAS LMG, three INSAAS rifles, three carbine sten guns and one SLR rifle, said […]

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Mo Sarkar: CM announces measures to boost public health infra, patient care

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday approved several measures for four hospitals based on feedbacks received from people during the visit of officials to various districts as part of Mo Sarkar initiative. The Chief Minister said the bed capacity at the Malkangiri district headquarters hospital (DHH) will be increased to 200. An attendant rest […]

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Top Maoist gunned down in Odisha two days after Shah reviews LWE situation

Bhubaneswar: In a first major operation by Odisha police after the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) situation was reviewed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday, a top Maoist Commander carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head was killed by the Odisha Police in an exchange of fire in Malkangiri district on […]

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Odisha records 8 rain-related deaths

Bhubaneswar: At least eight people have lost their lives due to rain and flood-related incidents in Odisha, informed Special Relief Commissioner (SSRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Tuesday. While two persons have died in Kalahandi district, Nabarangpur, Kandhamal, Malkangiri have recorded one death each either due to flash flood, snakebites or mudslides. In last 24 hours, Odisha […]

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Flood-like situation in Malkangiri after heavy rainfall, schools shut

Malkangiri: Many parts of Malkangiri district witnessed flood-like situation after heavy rainfall in the district in last 24 hours. According to Special Relief Commissioner, Kalimela received 145.00 mm rainfall in last 24 hours followed by K Gumma 120.00mm, Malkangiri, Mathili and Podia- 117.00 mm rainfall, Khairaput- 100.00 mm, and Korukonda-95.00 mm, respectively. Taking precautionary measures, […]

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Inter-State cyber criminal arrested in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Malkangiri police has arrested an inter-State cyber criminal for his alleged involvement in several cyber crime related cases in the State. A special team of the Cyber Cell led by Inspector SS Tripathy on Wednesday arrested Supravat Mohapatra (23) of Hiranyapada village under Satyabadi in Puri district. He was involved in at least six […]

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TikTok video: Four nurses sent on compulsory leave in Odisha

Malkangiri: Acting tough on four young nurses after TikTok videos of them frolicking inside the special neonatal care unit (SNCU) of the Malkangari District Headquarters Hospital went viral on social media on Wednesday, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) Dr Ajit Kumar Mohanty on Thursday sent them on compulsory leave. According to reports, the CDMO sent […]

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Young nurses make TikTok videos in Govt hospital SNCU, action likely  

Malkangiri: Young nurses of Malkangiri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) were found filming several TikTok videos inside the Sick and New Born Care Unit (SNCU) of the State-run healthcare institute. The videos were posted on the TikTok mobile application. It can be seen in the video that a group of three young nurses – Nandini Ray, […]

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Two women Maoists surrender before Odisha DGP

Koraput: Two women cadre Maoists on Thursday surrendered before DGP Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma during his Koraput visit. Madi Sukanti and Kaushalya Khila, carrying Rs 4 lakh and 2 lakh rewards on their heads, respectively surrendered before the DGP during the latter’s visit to Koraput district to take stock of the anti-Maoist operation in the […]

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