Gurupriya Setu: 10 Interesting Facts

Bhubaneswar: The most awaited Gurupriya bridge in the Naxal-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha, was inaugurated on 26th July 2018 by Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik. It links the mainland to 151 villages in 9 Gram panchayats. Here are 10 interesting facts about the Gurupriya Setu and the linked villages. It is one of the numerous most delayed infrastructure […]

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Maoists Link: Odisha Father-Son Duo Arrested by DRI

Mumbai: Two persons were arrested by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) weeks ago for their alleged link with Maoists. The father-son duo were identified as Vishnu Bhadra (56) and Premanand (35), both residents of Malkangiri in Odisha. They were arrested by DRI in July in Chhattisgarh. Now DRI is probing their links with naxalite groups. They reportedly told […]

Odisha to Provide Skill Training And Education To Former Maoists

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to provide the educational requirement for surrendered Maoists, to facilitate their skill development training in state-run centres in Maoist-affected districts. Sanjay Singh, the secretary of skill development and technical education said, With an increasing number of young Maoists returning to the mainstream, they need to be properly rehabilitated so that they can […]

New Renault Kwid 2018 Feature Loaded Range Launched

New Delhi, August 01, 2018: No additional price for the best in class features and design enhancements in Renault KWID 2018 Feature Loaded Range The new range becomes more attractive with first-in-segment features – Integrated reverse parking camera Rear arm rest Rear 12V socket for passenger convenience The new range becomes more innovative with Rear […]

Maoists Protest Gurupriya Bridge, Ramaguda Encounter

Malkangiri: As the much awaited and much needed Gurupriya Setu now officially opened for public use, the Andhra-Odisha Naxals have made their last-ditch effort to instigate people against the project by organising a massive gathering yesterday in Malkangiri. According to sources, the Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee (AOBSZC) of CPI Maoist group held a camp in Ralegada area on Andhra-Odisha […]

CM Inaugurates Gurupriya Setu

Bhubaneswar: It was a historic day today as Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the much awaited Gurupriya Setu (bridge) inNaxal hit Malkangiri district. Gurupriya Setu signifies a resurgent Odisha. It will transform lives in 151 villages that were cut-off for 5 decades from the mainland in malkangiri. CM dedicated this special project to people of Odisha and […]

They Came, They Saw and They Conquered

By Anil Dhir: The rebels had approached the town from two directions. They came by trucks, jeeps and motorbikes. Some of them had even come earlier in the day by the regular buses, disguised as baratis of a marriage party. Before the struck, they had disconnected all communication lines, disrupted power supply and blocked all […]