Kalahandi

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  • Hundreds of animals sacrificed in Chhatar Jatra festival

    Hundreds of animals sacrificed in Chhatar Jatra festival

    Hundreds of animals were sacrificed on Thursday at Bhawanipatna in Odisha's Kalahandi district on the occasion of famous Chhatar Jatra of the goddess Manikeswari, officials said. Meanwhile, people in Kendrapara district stopped the age-old tradition of killing animals on Mahastami......

    September 29, 2017
  • Two killed, 40,000 people hit by Odisha floods

    Two killed, 40,000 people hit by Odisha floods

    Death toll in the flash floods in Odisha's Rayagada and Kalahandi districts rose to twoon Monday while eight others were injured as the state government stepped up relief and rescue operations in the affected areas. Flash floods, triggered by incessant......

    July 17, 2017
  • Odisha seeks army, air force help in flooded areas

    Odisha seeks army, air force help in flooded areas

    <p>Urges the Centre to provide four helicopters to intensify relief and rescue operations.</p>

    July 16, 2017
  • Opposition seeks probe into Dana Majhi case

    Opposition seeks probe into Dana Majhi case

    The opposition Congress and BJP on Saturday demanded the constitution of a house committee to probe the case of Dana Majhi, who walked about 10 km with his wife's body on his shoulders after he was allegedly denied a hearse......

    September 24, 2016
  • Centre grants approval for plastics park in Bengal

    Centre grants approval for plastics park in Bengal

    The Centre has given in-principle nod for setting up of four plastics parks, including one at Bankura district in the state, a government official said. "We have given an in-principle approval for four plastics parks, including one Barjora in Bankura,"......

    September 15, 2016
  • Can India afford a Kalahandi?

    Can India afford a Kalahandi?

    This week one Indian image has gone viral. The image of a poor, simple-looking, tribal man walking on the road, carrying on his shoulder the body of his wife wrapped in a sheet, accompanied by his crying 13-year-old daughter. A......

    August 29, 2016