Nabarangpur News

Change sweeps maize fields: Online auction, better prices

Today, maize farmers from Nabarangpur’s Raighar and Umerkote blocks, like Sarkar from Hatibeda village, are eagerly waiting for the e-auction to resume in June when the Rabi harvest starts.

PM Modi briefed about needs of poorest constituency: MP

Majhi said he met the PM on a suggestion from NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya following a meeting, on May 3, between the two on a development roadmap for Nabarangpur.


Nabarangpur: Poorest district leaps to top 5 in Odisha with 92 per cent pass in Class X

Class X results declared on May 2, standing fifth among the state’s 30 districts.

How a railway project put truck driver’s son on plane to Japan

Nabarangpur has some of the most dismal indicators for education, with 57.35 per cent of the population having never attended school.

Poorest district gets first govt degree college

Spread over 10 acres, the ground and first floors of the building have come up and, according to the district administration, the college will be “up and running in a few months”.

Nabarangpur again: Infant dies after being branded with a nail

The infant succumbed to infection after a local witchdoctor branded him with a hot iron nail a week ago. The infant had been taken to the witchdoctor after a vein on his abdomen became prominent.


Another infant branded with hot iron in Nabarangpur, condition stable

"The parents took the infant to the quack after his abdomen swelled. Though he was critical on Thursday, now the infant is stable. The boy is now breastfeeding," said Dr Satpathy.

Quack held for branding 26-day-old infant with hot iron nails as cure

Nabarangpur District Collector Rashmita Panda told The Indian Express that police have arrested Purusotttam Ghasi, the quack who allegedly branded the infant a fortnight ago at Butipadar village of Papadahandi block.

Rural distress in Nabarangpur: Five farmers, five suicides in 30 days, families blame loan burden, drought

Nearly 100,000 hectares affected by drought in India’s poorest district; officials say suicides not linked to crop failure.

Nabarangpur: Drought even in ‘normal’ monsoon

What the aggregate figure conceals is the huge monthly variation in rainfall engendering a drought even in a supposedly normal monsoon year.

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One night in Odisha village that sets with the sun

Children hurriedly wrap up homework, parents look up to see how far the dark is, everyone hopes they don’t have to wake up during the night.

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District Zero: (Un)Make in Nabarangpur

Nestled among paddy fields and surrounded by a thicket of eucalyptus trees is Mangalam Timber Production Limited, right in the heart of Odisha’s south-western district of Nabarangpur. Branching off from State Highway 39, it takes a bone-racking detour on a 3 km weather-beaten track to get to the factory. This road tells the story, in […]