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  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik orders probe into spurious Covid drugs June 15, 2021 2:35 am Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday directed the crime branch to investigate the unearthing of spurious Favipirapir tablets and other COVID-19 related drugs. On June 10, a huge cache was seized from Cuttack during a raid by the Drug Controller of …
  • June 15, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Cong-I wins Cuttack June 14, 2021 11:55 pm Except for one incident of police firing at Hisua assembly constituency in Bihar and alleged booth capturing at a few areas, voting in by elections to six Lok Sabha and 23 assembly constituencies was peaceful. Charges of violence and snatching of ballots …
  • OPSC Odisha Recruitment 2021: Apply online for 351 Veterinary Assistant Surgeon posts June 14, 2021 10:32 am NEW DELHI: Odisha Public Service Commission has issued a notification for the recruitment to the posts of Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Class - II (Group - B) of Odisha Veterinary Service under Fisheries & Animal Resources Development Department. …
  • Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation begins vaccination drive for students bound for overseas studies June 14, 2021 6:31 am Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. BMC begins vaccination drive for students bound for overseas studies.   The Bhubaneswar Municipal has enlisted 83 foreign-bound students in the special COVID-19 vaccination drive during which the students in the …
  • One more elephant carcass found near Odisha's Karlapat wildlife sanctuary June 14, 2021 4:59 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: The carcass of an adult elephant was found in a partially decomposed state from Ranibahal revenue forest on the outskirts of Karlapat wildlife sanctuary in Kalahandi's Thuamul Rampur block on Saturday. The tushes …
  • BMC starts special vaccination drive for students June 13, 2021 5:50 pm Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 13 (ANI): The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started a special vaccination drive for the students who have to go to foreign countries for their higher education and has listed 83 such students after verifying …
  • 40,000 fake Favipiravir tablets sent from Cuttack to Gwalior June 13, 2021 7:29 am
  • Fake COVID testing racket busted in Bhubaneswar, one arrested June 13, 2021 5:38 am By Express News Service CUTTACK:  A day after 17,000 tablets of counterfeit Favipiravir, a drug recommended for treatment of Covid-19 were seized from a wholesaler in the city, an alleged fake testing racket was busted by Markat Nagar police here on …
  • Monsoon advances in Odisha, to cover entire state on Sunday June 13, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The south-west monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of Odisha and is expected to cover entire State in next 24 hours. On Saturday, the monsoon covered Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore, …
  • 40,000 fake favipiravir shipped from Cuttack to Gwalior June 12, 2021 1:35 pm
  • Covid-19: 5,235 fresh cases in Odisha, positivity goes below 8% June 12, 2021 7:54 am The cumulative active cases stood at 66,226 as on Friday (Picture used for representational purpose only)BHUBANESWAR: The state’s test positivity rate came down to 7.9% on Friday with the detection of 5,235 new infections from among the 65,635 samples …
  • Garments shop sealed in Odisha for lockdown violation June 12, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Police on Friday sealed a garments shop at Jharpada for lockdown violation. Police received an information that the owner was allowing customers inside the shop through backdoor. “A team of Laxmisagar police reached the …
  • Decision on lockdown relaxation post Raja festival June 12, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The test positivity rate (TPR) may have come down below five per cent (pc) in half of Odisha, but the State government on Friday made it clear that the decision on phase-wise unlock process will be taken next week …
  • Low-pressure forms over Bay of Bengal, likely to become more marked in 24 hours June 11, 2021 3:02 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A low-pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on Friday morning is likely to become more marked in the next 24 hours. The system now lies over northwest Bay of Bengal, adjoining Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coast …
  • Cyclone warning in Odisha amid low pressure formation in North Bay of Bengal June 11, 2021 8:57 am Image Source : PTI Cyclone warning in Odisha amid low pressure formation in North Bay of Bengal Cyclone Warning: The India Meteorological Department has said that another low-pressure area is set to form over the Bay of Bengal today. The weather department …
  • COVID-19: 11 districts turn green zone in Odisha June 11, 2021 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the positive rate is on a declining trend, the new cases saw a jump as 6,097 more people tested positive for the virus in last 24 hours against 5,896 cases two days back. The number of fatalities also rose to 44 …
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan directs SAIL to install ECMO machine at Rourkela Ispat Hospital June 11, 2021 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  As the demand for extracorporeal technique of providing both cardiac and respiratory support to critical Covid-19 patients to save life is increasing, Union Minister for Petroleum and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on …
  • Orissa, 8 Christian families attacked and expelled from their village June 11, 2021 5:20 am In a new attack in the district of Rayagada, Hindu fundamentalists have devastated the homes of Christians, forcing them to take refuge in the forest. The testimony of Nori Konjaka, one of the victims: "They can destroy our homes, but not our faith in …
  • Odisha girl starts food delivery work to support family amid pandemic June 11, 2021 12:36 am Jun 11, 2021, 05:00AM ISTSource: ANIAt the time when the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the middle-class pocket, a student in Odisha’s Cuttack was left with no other option but to start food delivery work to support her family after her father lost …
  • Monsoon arrives in Odisha a day earlier, likely to cover entire state in next 48 hours June 10, 2021 1:18 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The south-west monsoon arrived in Odisha on Thursday, a day earlier than its normal onset date. The earlier than usual arrival of monsoon can be attributed to the cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal which is …
  • AIIMS Bhubaneswar to have ECMO facility soon June 10, 2021 8:04 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: AIIMS-Bhubaneswar will soon have an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) facility. Planned for a two-machine unit, the premier healthcare institute is expected to get at least one machine by the end of this month. …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik lays foundation stone for Liquid Medical Oxygen plants in seven districts June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for liquid medical oxygen (LMO) and pressure swing adsorption (PSA) oxygen generating plants in seven districts besides, inaugurating several …
  • Biju Expressway gets Cabinet boost June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal for construction and widening of Biju Expressway at an estimated cost of Rs 448.02 crore for enhanced connectivity in Western Odisha districts. The Cabinet presided over by …
  • COVID cases down in Odisha, but early unlock may prove disastrous June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the State government is preparing to start the unlock process in the districts recording a test positivity rate of less than five per cent (pc), health experts warned that the early relaxation may prove …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates CoE in pulmonary medicine at SCB Medical College and Hospital June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service CUTTACK:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated a centre of excellence (CoE) in pulmonary medicine at SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCB MCH). The CoE will function as nodal centre for post-Covid management.  The …
  • Bhubaneswar and Cuttack gets 11 more CNG stations June 9, 2021 5:51 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday dedicated 11 more compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations in Odisha taking the total number to 22.  Of the newly-launched stations, seven …
  • Students, athletes travelling abroad to get Covishield June 9, 2021 5:50 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Students and athletes set to travel abroad can get Covishield doses in a gap of 28 days instead of mandated 84 days as the Union Health Ministry had relaxed norms following requests from different quarters. The State …
  • Odisha records highest single-day COVID deaths June 9, 2021 5:50 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Even as new Covid-19 cases are declining for the last few days, Odisha logged its highest single day fatalities with 45 patients succumbing to the disease in last 24 hours.  As many as 5,896 new cases were detected …
  • COVID patient in Odisha succumbs to stab injury June 9, 2021 2:45 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The 38-year-old Covid-19 patient who allegedly attempted suicide inside DRIEMS Covid Care Centre (CCC) in Tangi by slitting his throat with a knife four days back, succumbed while undergoing treatment at SCB Covid Hospital …
  • CCI clears Tata Power's acquisition of stakes in 3 Odisha power utilities June 8, 2021 11:15 pm NEW DELHI: 's proposed purchase of 51 per cent stake each in three power utilities in Odisha has been cleared by fair trade regulator CCI. The company is to buy the stakes in Western Electricity Supply Company of Odisha (WESCO), Southern Electricity …
  • Pre-monsoon showers arrive, more rain likely June 8, 2021 4:07 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Much to the delight of people amidst the prolonged hot and humid spell, many parts of the State on Monday received pre-monsoon showers. Bhubaneswar received 29.6 mm rainfall followed by Daringbadi (14 mm), Sambalpur (9 …
  • Three held with brown sugar worth Rs 1 cr June 8, 2021 3:59 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Commissionerate Police seized over one kg of brown sugar worth about Rs 1 crore and arrested three drug peddlers in the city. The drug peddlers, SK Tamir, SK Ersat and SK Allauddin of Gobindapur in Mayurbhanj district, were …
  • Online classes a cruel joke on students of over 1000 schools in J&K [Details] June 7, 2021 2:38 pm Cuttack tea seller donates half of his earning to run school for slum kids Kewal Krishan, a teacher posted in a government school, situated on the Indo-Pak International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district. tried his best to establish contact …
  • Odisha reports 6,118 new Covid-19 cases, 41 deaths June 7, 2021 6:41 am Representative ImageBHUBANESHWAR: As many as 6,118 new Covid-19 cases, 7,358 recoveries and 41 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the state health department on Monday. With this, the cumulative count in the state stands at 8,19,214 including 7,39,376 …
  • Post-Covid OPDs in Cuttack DCHs soon June 7, 2021 4:56 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: As post-Covid complications and increasing fatalities after recovery are emerging a major cause of concern, specialised OPDs to deal with problems among recovered patients will be opened at all Covid hospitals in the …
  • Low pressure to end heat chain in Odisha by June 10 June 7, 2021 4:56 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Relief from Covid transmission may take some time in Odisha but with the low pressure forming over north Bay of Bengal, it could break the heat and humidity chain in the State, finally. The system is expected to pull …
  • Odisha rolls out free doorstep delivery of oxygen concentrators in five cities June 6, 2021 7:46 pm Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a much needed respite for COVID patients in home isolation, the Odisha government on Sunday rolled out doorstep delivery of oxygen concentrators in five cities of the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the …
  • 7 lakh lost jobs since lockdown imposed on May 5 June 6, 2021 8:00 am As per CMIE latest data, the unemployment rate in Odisha was around 2 per cent in April, but by May-end it shot up to 7 pc BHUBANESWAR: Over seven lakh people in Odisha have lost their jobs since the lockdown was re-imposed on May 5 to cut the rapid …
  • RLDA invites online bids for land parcel in Maharashtra’s Amravati June 4, 2021 9:18 am The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), a statutory body under the Ministry of Railways, has floated a Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing a railway land parcel in Maharashtra’s Amravati for commercial development. The 2.5-acre land parcel has …
  • ‘Unreachable’ Cuttack Municipal Corporation leaves victims’ kin in lurch June 4, 2021 4:40 am Express News Service CUTTACK:  What can be a more telling example of the apathy and inconsiderate conduct of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) than providing phone numbers of retired staff and unreachable persons as cremation helpline for hapless …
  • HC notice to Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission on nursing officers recruitment June 4, 2021 4:40 am By Express News Service CUTTACK:  The Orissa High Court has issued notice to the Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) in connection with the selection list declared by it for recruitment of nursing officers. On December 4, 2020, OSSSC had …
  • TPCODL claims 16 per cent AT&C loss reduction in first year June 3, 2021 5:28 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPCODL) on Wednesday said it has significantly reduced the aggregated technical and commercial (AT&C) loss by 16 per cent (pc) in the first year of operation. “The loss …
  • Odisha logs record 40 fresh COVID fatalities, 8,399 new cases June 2, 2021 10:26 am By PTI BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha on Wednesday registered 40 more deaths due to COVID-19, the highest so far in a single day, pushing the toll to 2,831, a health department official said. At least 8,399 new coronavirus-positive cases raised the caseload in the …
  • RLDA invites RFQ for redevelopment of Lucknow’s Char Bagh railway station June 2, 2021 9:35 am The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has floated a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for the redevelopment of the Lucknow’s Char Bagh railway station. The project will require investment of Rs 556 crore and will include development of commercial land …
  • Odisha saw 3.19 lakh Covid-19 cases, 737 deaths in May alone June 2, 2021 8:04 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: While new Covid-19 cases are declining in Odisha, the State reported the highest single-day fatalities as 37 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative death toll to 2,791. As many as 8, …
  • Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahy gets bail in three cases, to remain in jail June 2, 2021 5:19 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Monday granted bail to Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahy in connection with three cases registered against him at Golanthara police station in Ganjam district. Panigrahy, however, will continue to be …
  • SCB Medical College and Hospital, authorities struggle with 'unclaimed' Covid bodies June 2, 2021 5:19 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Unclaimed bodies of coronavirus victims has become a challenge for authorities of SCB Medical College and Hospital. With families of patients succumbing to the virus not coming forward to claim the bodies, the authorities …
  • Monsoon advances in Odisha, to cover entire state on Sunday June 13, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The south-west monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of Odisha and is expected to cover entire State in next 24 hours. On Saturday, the monsoon covered Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore, …
  • CM Naveen Patnaik announces COVID package for Western Odisha June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced another package of Rs 25 crore for management of Covid situation in western Odisha districts. He also dedicated medical equipment worth Rs 25 crore purchased by Western …
  • Monsoon arrives a day early in Odisha June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Several parts of Odisha received heavy rain on Thursday as south-west monsoon arrived a day ahead of its normal date. The monsoon current, India Meteorological Department said, covered Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, …
  • Maoist gunned down in Odisha encounter, AK-47 rifle and ammunition seized June 11, 2021 3:13 pm By Express News Service BARGARH/BHUBANESWAR: A Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire with security forces inside a forest near Bhanjaguda village under Padampur block in Bargarh district in the wee hours of Friday. Sources said a group of …
  • Low-pressure forms over Bay of Bengal, likely to become more marked in 24 hours June 11, 2021 3:02 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A low-pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on Friday morning is likely to become more marked in the next 24 hours. The system now lies over northwest Bay of Bengal, adjoining Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coast …
  • Monsoon arrives in Odisha a day earlier, likely to cover entire state in next 48 hours June 10, 2021 1:18 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The south-west monsoon arrived in Odisha on Thursday, a day earlier than its normal onset date. The earlier than usual arrival of monsoon can be attributed to the cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal which is …
  • COVID cases down in Odisha, but early unlock may prove disastrous June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the State government is preparing to start the unlock process in the districts recording a test positivity rate of less than five per cent (pc), health experts warned that the early relaxation may prove …
  • Odisha records highest single-day COVID deaths June 9, 2021 5:50 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Even as new Covid-19 cases are declining for the last few days, Odisha logged its highest single day fatalities with 45 patients succumbing to the disease in last 24 hours.  As many as 5,896 new cases were detected …
  • CCI clears Tata Power's acquisition of stakes in 3 Odisha power utilities June 8, 2021 11:15 pm NEW DELHI: 's proposed purchase of 51 per cent stake each in three power utilities in Odisha has been cleared by fair trade regulator CCI. The company is to buy the stakes in Western Electricity Supply Company of Odisha (WESCO), Southern Electricity …
  • IMD predicts low pressure over bay, monsoon advancement towards Odisha June 3, 2021 7:01 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A low pressure area is likely to form over north-west Bay of Bengal around June 10 and it will help in the advancement of south-west monsoon towards Odisha. The south-west monsoon usually reaches Odisha 10 to 12 days …
  • Odisha saw 3.19 lakh Covid-19 cases, 737 deaths in May alone June 2, 2021 8:04 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: While new Covid-19 cases are declining in Odisha, the State reported the highest single-day fatalities as 37 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative death toll to 2,791. As many as 8, …
  • Congress MLAs seek vaccination of 18-44 age group in West Odisha May 30, 2021 7:39 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  As the number of deaths due to Covid-19 has not gone down significantly in some western Odisha districts bordering Chhattisgarh, Congress MLA from Khariar Adhiraj Panigrahy on Saturday urged Chief Minister Naveen …
  • New COVID-19 cases from cyclone-hit districts add to Odisha's state tally May 29, 2021 6:55 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The tall claims of the State government on improved care in Covid hospitals notwithstanding, the fatality rate continued to rise in Odisha with 33 more succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours. According to the …
  • Odisha police arrests three fake journalists for extortion May 29, 2021 4:23 am By Express News Service SAMBALPUR: Ambabhona police of Bargarh district on Thursday evening arrested three persons for extorting money by posing as journalists. The trio was identified as Biswapati Sahu, Ashis Bhue and Bhagirathi Bhoi. Police said on …
  • Odisha: Farmers rue loss to crops May 28, 2021 7:16 am Image used for representational purposeThe Yaas-induced rain has damaged standing rabi paddy crops over large tracts of land in Sambalpur district. The district reported 55.49 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours against the normal rainfall of 32.3 mm in May. …
  • Covid cases drop amid cyclone, fatalities high in Odisha May 28, 2021 4:05 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Even as the Covid count saw a drop of 42 per cent (pc) amid the cyclone following a 300 per cent dip in the number of tests, fatalities remained high as 34 more succumbed to the disease in last 24 hours. With this, …
  • Conditions building up for monsoon onset over Kerala May 27, 2021 1:07 pm   The monsoon has advanced into parts of Maldives-Comorin area on Thursday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) indicating that conditions are likely to become favourable for its onset over mainland India along the Kerala coast around the …
  • Times School Survey 2021: East Zone May 26, 2021 7:26 am Education plays an important role in empowering young minds and helping them to face life challenges independently. It helps in developing their self-confidence, enhancing knowledge and honing their skills. It is needless to say that education is crucial …
  • Odisha records 33 Covid fatalities May 26, 2021 6:51 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  With 33 more deaths in the last 24 hours, Odisha’s daily fatalities due to Covid-19 touched a new peak even as there was a marginal drop in single-day spike during the period. Health officials said seven persons from …
  • Times School Survey 2021: Odisha May 24, 2021 2:33 pm In the last one year, the education sector swiftly adapted itself to the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid this new normal, online learning became an operative world, with most schools and academic institutions adopting digital tools …
  • How will rural health army fight Covid-19 without safety gears, remuneration in Odisha? May 23, 2021 8:55 pm Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An ASHA worker was manhandled in Chargochhia village in Balasore district after she reported the arrival of a woman from a Covid affected area without a negative report recently. The local sarpanch had assured to look into …
  • Odisha sees highest single-day spike in Covid cases and death amid lockdown, active cases cross one lakh mark May 23, 2021 8:55 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Lockdown with morning hours relaxation seems not to be yielding the desired result in Odisha as the State reported the highest single-day spike in both new cases and death in the last 24 hours pushing the active cases …
  • Juhar Foundation brings oxygen aid to western Odisha May 23, 2021 6:30 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In Western Odisha, where the catastrophic outbreak of Covid-19 in the second phase has put an unimaginable pressure on the healthcare system, NGOs and volunteers have stepped up to man the wall against the deadly …
  • Odisha records 25 Covid deaths, highest single-day spike so far May 21, 2021 3:46 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State on Thursday logged 25 deaths due to Covid-19, the highest single-day spike so far, as the daily caseload and positivity rate shot up again despite the lockdown. Odisha reported 11,489 fresh cases in the last …
  • Puri Rath Yatra: Eight carpenters test COVID-19 positive, making of chariots on May 20, 2021 5:50 pm By PTI PURI: Shree Jagannath Temple Administration Thursday said construction work on the chariots of the three deities of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra, and sister Subhadra, for the annual Rath Yatra in the pilgrim town here is going on as per …
  • COVID-19: High reproduction value of virus in 28 districts of Odisha May 20, 2021 7:17 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Even as the test positivity rate continues to remain stable at around 18 per cent (pc) for the last three days, the Covid-19 daily count slightly rose to 11,099 from 10,321 a day before. The disease claimed 21 lives. …
  • Odisha to add 438 critical care beds for Covid patients May 19, 2021 6:06 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With Covid facilities across the State running out of beds, the government has decided to add 438 critical care beds including 70 high dependency units (HDU) at eight dedicated Covid hospitals at the earliest. The ICU …
  • Odisha yet to release its share of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme May 17, 2021 7:08 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The daily wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in 20 migration-prone blocks of the State have been slashed as the State government has not released its share. Labourers in …
  • Odisha: Four expert teams to ease ‘VIP’ load on ICUs in twin cities May 15, 2021 8:51 am The ICU for Covid patients at SCB Medical College and HospitalBHUBANESWAR: Amid rising load on critical care beds due to surge in Covid infections, the state government on Friday announced a two-pronged strategy. Four teams of experts will visit intensive …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike, infection spreading faster in rural areas May 14, 2021 7:33 pm Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Lockdown across the state and complete weekend shutdown in urban localities notwithstanding, Odisha logged the highest single-day spike of 12,390 new Covid-19 cases and 22 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of cases …
  • Odisha inches closer to 1 lakh active cases May 14, 2021 5:59 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  The Covid-19 situation continued to remain grim in Odisha as the State reported over 10,000 cases in seven of the last eight days, taking the active cases closer to one lakh. As many as 10,649 people tested positive …
  • COVID-19 surge: Odisha’s total active patients now above one lakh May 13, 2021 6:04 am Odisha’s total number of active COVID-19 patients surged past the one-lakh mark following the addition of 10,649 fresh cases to the tally on Thursday. Except one day, the State has been consistently reporting daily cases of over 10,000 since May 6. …
  • Covid-19 cases surge as testing ramped up, 17 more die in Odisha May 13, 2021 3:46 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  After the drop in new cases for the last two days, the number of infections soared again in the State following rise in testing. As many as 10,982 people tested positive for Covid-19 and 17 more succumbed to the virus …
  • Take strong action against overcharging by private hospitals: CM to officials May 12, 2021 7:37 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed officials to keep a close watch on private hospitals treating Covid patients and ensure that they charge according to the rate fixed by the government. Strong action …
  • Faulty test strategy swings positivity rate May 11, 2021 6:25 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: From a test positivity rate (TPR) of as high as 70.1 per cent (pc) on May 8 to suddenly 34.5 pc next day, Bargarh, one of the worst Covid-19 hit western Odisha districts, seems to have seen the highest drop in …
  • Curbs tighten but Covid-19 vaccination slackens in country’s most vulnerable districts May 11, 2021 12:02 am As many as two-thirds of all districts reporting a positivity rate of more than 20 per cent — an index of the pandemic’s current severity and its potential spread — have reported an alarming dip in vaccination after the Centre’s new norms kicked in May 1, …
  • Odisha: Sundargarh, Angul districts to get Kendriya Vidyalayas May 10, 2021 9:27 am A file photo of Covid protocols being followed at a KV in BhubaneswarBHUBANESWAR: TheBoard of the Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a public sector undertaking, has approved the setting up of a Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) each at Basundhara in Sundargarh …
  • Mahanadi Coalfields Limited to set up Kendriya Vidyalayas in Sundargarh, Angul districts May 10, 2021 4:19 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has approved setting up of two Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in the mineral rich Sundargarh and Angul districts. Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi informed the decision to his Cabinet …
  • Odisha: At 57.1%, Sambalpur positivity rate among country’s highest May 9, 2021 6:42 am Altogether 533 cases were reported from Sambalpur district on SaturdayBHUBANESWAR: With a weekly positivity rate of 57.1%, Sambalpur has figured among the top 10 districts in the country with the highest percentage of people testing positive for Covid-19. …
  • COVID fallout: Despite government assurance, migrants in Odisha left in lurch May 9, 2021 5:56 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Even as the State government urged migrant workers not to leave Odisha during lockdown and assured that it has enough livelihood options for them, the fact remains that non-payment to labourers in the government …
  • Odisha: Bargarh locals rush to get jabbed, triggers virus fear May 8, 2021 5:46 am
  • 19 Odisha districts have positivity rate above 20% May 8, 2021 5:45 am Image used for representational purpose onlyBHUBANESWAR: Nineteen of the 30 districts in Odisha are among 296 districts in the country with test positivity rate above 20%, a list published by Union health ministry shows. Sambalpur has the highest (56.8%). …
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates 100-bed ICU facility May 8, 2021 4:20 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR/SAMBALPUR: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday inaugurated a 100-bed ICU ventilator facility at Vikash multi-speciality hospital at Bargarh. Inaugurating the hospital developed …
  • COVID-19 | Odisha records highest single-day spike, cases breach 12,000 mark May 7, 2021 4:47 am This is the first time since the onset of the pandemic that Odisha has crossed the 12,000 mark. Odisha on May 7 recorded a steep rise in daily COVID-19 cases with 12,238 persons testing positive for coronavirus – a jump of 16.31% in new cases in a day. …
  • Vikash Multi Specialty Hospital in Bargarh to get 100 ICU beds on Friday May 7, 2021 2:13 am By Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate 100  ICU beds with ventilator facility at the Vikash Multi Specialty Hospital (VMSH) in Bargarh through video conferencing on Friday. The …
  • Odisha scrambles to cope as Chhattisgarh surge hits rural districts May 4, 2021 11:02 pm A 23-YEAR-OLD spent three days under a banyan tree outside his village in Kalahandi because there was no provision for isolation in his small, thatched home. A 48-year-old struggled for 48 hours to save his mother’s life in Bargarh but failed for want of …
  • Pipili bypoll deferred as Odisha set for lockdown May 4, 2021 3:44 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the State poised to go into a 14-day lockdown from Wednesday, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday deferred the Pipili bypoll scheduled on May 16.The ECI said the decision to postpone the election was …
  • Dip in Odisha's Covid numbers after crossing 10,000 mark May 3, 2021 12:06 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after the massive spike of 10,413 cases, the highest single-day total since the beginning of the pandemic, the daily Covid count dropped by 23 per cent (pc) as Odisha reported 8,015 new infections in the last 24 …
  • Covid: Odisha announces 14-day lockdown from May 5 May 2, 2021 1:16 pm A deserted road in front of Jagannath Temple in Puri during weekend shutdown on Sunday.BHUBANESWAR: Exponential surge in Covid-19 positive cases has prompted the Odisha government to impose a 2-week lockdown from May 5 till 19 across the state. During the …
  • COVID-19: Odisha announces 14-day lockdown from May 5 May 2, 2021 12:50 pm Image Source : PTI COVID-19: Odisha announces 14-day lockdown from May 5 In the wake of a continuous rise in coronavirus cases, the Odisha government has announced a 14-day lockdown in the state. According to the Odisha government, the lockdown will be …
  • Covid-19: Odisha breaches 10,000 mark, state forms panel on use of Tocilizomab, other drugs May 1, 2021 11:02 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In yet another massive spike, the new Covid cases breached the 10,000 mark in Odisha with 10,431 people testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. Eleven people succumbed to the disease during the period. This …
  • Activist helps hapless brick kiln workers return home May 1, 2021 4:25 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Around 58 labourers including four pregnant women of Odisha who were forced to work overtime without basic wages at a brick kiln in Telangana, were rescued and arrangements made to bring them back to the State by a social …
  • 33,000 schools join Mo School campaign May 1, 2021 3:43 am BHUBANESWAR: More than 33,000 schools in all districts of the state have joined the Mo School campaign so far. It was announced in the 24th Executive Council meeting of ‘Mo School Abhiyan’ held here on Friday under the chairmanship of school and mass …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 8,681 Covid cases, 14 die April 30, 2021 2:26 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A day after a 16% drop in new infections, Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike with 8,681 people testing positive in the last 24 hours. The disease also claimed 14 lives, the highest on a day so fat this year, …
  • Odisha: CM seeks waiver of central force deployment charges April 30, 2021 10:16 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyBHUBANESWAR: In the wake of the Covid-induced economic slowdown, depletion of revenue and requirement of more funds to address the healthcare crisis, the state government on Thursday urged the Centre to waive …
  • Helping hand: Good Samaritans ensure dignity to Covid victims in death April 30, 2021 4:23 am Express News Service CUTTACK./SAMBALPUR: At A time when families and relatives of Covid-19 victims are dreading to touch their last remains, social workers and volunteers have come forward to ensure that they are given a dignified cremation or burial. …
  • Stone age tool find hints at early human settlements in Bargarh April 9, 2021 7:48 pm Express News Service SAMBALPUR:  In a major discovery, researchers from the Sambalpur University’s History department have unearthed tools and artefacts dating back to the middle and late stone age period on the southern fringes of Debrigarh hill range, …
  • Odisha: Congress to hold farmer convention at Bargarh by March end March 6, 2021 9:31 pm
  • CM’s 723 crore water projects for Bargarh to benefit 7.5 lakh people December 10, 2020 10:32 am
  • Odisha cabinet approves two mega drinking water projects in Bargarh December 9, 2020 5:40 pm
  • Odisha: Chief secretary reviews progress of Bargarh Cancer Hospital November 20, 2020 4:37 pm
  • Bargarh turning into west Odisha hotspot as cases rise September 3, 2020 12:12 am
  • Odisha: Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari tests +ve for Covid August 9, 2020 12:26 pm
  • Two villagers in Bargarh donate plasma August 4, 2020 11:14 pm Sambalpur: Two villagers from Katapali village, which is a Covid-19 hotspot, of Bargarh district on Tuesday came forward to donate plasma after they recovered from the Covid-19 infection recently. Rabindra Sahu and Umesh Dash of Katapali village were …
  • Farmer's daughter from Odisha's Bargarh district secures 92 per cent in HSC exam July 30, 2020 3:40 am By Express News Service BARGARH:  Kamala Rohidas, the daughter of a marginal farmer from Grinjel in Sohela block has set an example for other girls by scoring 92 per cent marks in the HSC examinations, the results of which were declared on Wednesday.  …
  • Bargarh gears up for possible locust invasion June 1, 2020 11:42 pm Sambalpur: Apprehensive about attack of locusts, the agriculture department of Bargarh district has become alert and started making preparations to deal with the possible invasion. The Bargarh district shares border with Chhattisgarh to where the locusts …
  • Odisha's Bargarh braces for return of workers May 15, 2020 6:59 am By Express News Service BARGARH: Green zone and zero Covid-19 cases so far, Bargarh district is bracing for the return of 45,000 people in the coming days. Till Thursday afternoon, the district has received 490 returnees but the number is going to swell by …
  • Lockdowns leave Bargarh weavers without jobs, money May 9, 2020 12:51 am Sambalpur: With markets across the country shut owing to the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the weavers of Bargarh district are finding it difficult to sell their products. Ashis Meher of Jandol village in Bheden block of …
  • Free food for the poor: Meet Bargarh’s Covid warrior April 23, 2020 6:30 am By Express News Service BARGARH: Social worker Guddi Rao is on a mission to spread smiles amid the gloom over coronavirus crisis. Since lockdown was imposed on March 24, he has been feeding the poor and needy every day and plans to continue his noble work …
  • Four including three of family trampled to death in Bargarh April 7, 2020 9:46 am By Express News Service BARGARH: Panic struck residents of Padampur block in Bargarh district after four villagers including three members of a family were trampled to death by two tuskers on Monday. The deceased are Dwarikanath Pande, his father Malai …
  • Odisha: Pearl S Buck, Pratibha Ray on Bargarh MP's reading list April 3, 2020 12:32 pm
  • Woman constable in Odisha's Bargarh turns singer to spread coronavirus awareness April 3, 2020 3:39 am Express News Service BARGARH: Faced with a situation where people are yet to accept the gravity of the coronavirus threat and take necessary precautions, Bargarh police has chosen to croon its way into people’s hearts. Taking the lead is a woman traffic …
  • Odisha government's healthcare outreach: Cancer hospital in Bargarh January 22, 2020 5:53 am By Express News Service BARGARH/SAMBALPUR: Extending the state government’s helping hand to healthcare facilities in western Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced establishment of a cancer hospital in Bargarh. Naveen made the …
  • Cancer hospital to come up in Odisha’s Bargarh January 21, 2020 2:20 pm Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced to set up a cancer hospital in the state’s Bargarh district. During his one-day tour to the western part of Odisha, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the new six-storey …
  • 30 PACS start work in Bargarh November 25, 2019 6:04 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Paddy procurement has picked up in Bargarh district with purchase of more than 66,000 quintal from 970 farmers in the last two days. As many as 30 out of 58 primary agriculture cooperative societies of the district have …
  • Odisha Assembly polls: BJD, BJP direct fight for Bargarh seat April 11, 2019 5:42 am Express News Service BARGARH: A direct fight between BJD and BJP is on the cards in Bargarh Assembly seat.With Congress fielding a relatively weak candidate for the seat, sitting MLA and BJD candidate Debesh Acharya will lock horns with BJP’s Ashwini Kumar …
  • Odisha: Police ASI among two arrested in Bargarh rape case February 11, 2019 8:02 pm By PTI SAMBALPUR: A police official and a 22-year-old man were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Odisha's Bargarh district, police said. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in Sohela Banmali Kuanr and a youth -- Kaibalya alias …
  • Ethanol plant in Bargarh to take off soon: Dharmendra Pradhan June 10, 2018 4:25 pm SAMBALPUR (ODISHA): Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that work for the Rs 1,000 crore ethanol plant in Bargarh is likely to take off soon. The Union minister for petroleum and natural gas said that the project was delayed as the state …
  • Opposition members question House panel report on Bargarh farmer’s suicide April 24, 2018 1:43 am BHUBANESWAR: The suicide of Hadu Bagarti, the Bargarh farmer who took the extreme step in February last year over crop loss, returned to haunt the State Government on Monday with the Opposition Congress questioning the status of the inquiry into the case …
  • Breaking News March 25: 5 killed, 4 injured in collision between van, truck near Odisha's Bargarh March 25, 2018 5:17 am IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:   10:42 am: As soon as we were informed about the …
  • Poor highway work angers Bargarh March 19, 2018 8:13 pm Sambalpur: Citizens of Bargarh district have formed a platform to intensify their agitation against the alleged substandard construction of Sambalpur-Bargarh highway. The Highway Users' Forum held a meeting in Bargarh and has decided to agitate in …
  • Ancient tools, weapons unearthed in Odisha’s Bargarh district February 23, 2018 8:13 am By: PTI | Sambalpur (odisha) | Updated: February 23, 2018 12:34 pm “This discovery will help us in understanding migration and subsequent colonisation by human beings in this part of India,” Behera told PTI. The recent archaeological excavations carried …
  • Kansa back in Bargarh December 23, 2017 7:57 pm Sambalpur: The famous Dhanu yatra festival, touted as the largest open-air theatre in the world, began in the west Odisha town of Bargarh on Saturday. During the festival, the small district headquarters town of Bargarh is transformed into Mathura. The …
  • Stage set for Bargarh Dhanu Yatra today December 23, 2017 3:29 am Raj Durbar (king’s court) being set up at Hatpada in Bargarh | Express  BARGARH : Stage is all set for the 11-day open air theatre Dhanu Yatra scheduled to begin from Saturday here. Kansa, who is the central character of the Yatra, will hold his Raj Durbar …
  • 12th farmer ends life in Bargarh in 50 days December 16, 2017 2:52 am BARGARH: Another farmer from the district ended his life by consuming pesticide due to crop loss after pest attack on Friday. With the death of the farmer, the number of farmer suicide cases in the district rose to 12 in the last 50 days. The deceased …
  • Pradhan seeks CM intervention for ethanol plant at Bargarh December 2, 2017 2:46 am BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the assistance of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for setting up the 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Pradhan said the plant will be set up …
  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan writes to CM Odisha for assistance for 2G Ethanol Plant in Bargarh. December 1, 2017 5:29 pm
  • Kansa rule in Bargarh from Dec. 23 November 29, 2017 6:59 pm Bhubaneswar Pradhan. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar: Stage has been set for Bargarh's famous Dhanu Yatra, an 11-day festival that revolves round the story of demon king Kansa, with a jury picking up veteran Bhubaneswar Pradhan to essay the role of the …
  • Gadkari urged to declare Odisha's Bargarh-Basna road as national highway November 9, 2017 6:22 am
  • Odisha government orders probe as farmer commits suicide in Bargarh November 1, 2017 2:27 pm BHUBANESWAR/SAMBALPUR: A day after setting his pest-affected crops on fire, Brunda Sahu (55) of village Kalapani in Bargarh district ended his life by allegedly consuming poison in his paddy field on Wednesday. According to reports, Brunda was found …
  • Day after drought package, farmer ends life in Bargarh October 27, 2017 6:40 am BARGARH : The State Government’s package for drought-hit farmers came as little help for Indra Bariha, who allegedly killed himself over crop loss in Bargarh district. Having consumed pesticide, he succumbed on Wednesday evening. Bariha was a resident of …
  • Contractors blame government for Bargarh bridge collapse October 3, 2017 4:59 am BHUBANESWAR: All Odisha Contractors' Association on Monday blamed the State Government for the Bargarh bridge collapse incident.They alleged that the Government was providing about 25 per cent less on a project in the State as compared with the amount …
  • Two Naxals killed in Odisha's Bargarh region September 27, 2017 7:20 am [India], September 27 (ANI): Two Naxals, including a female, were shot dead during a combing operation by Odisha Police in the Bargarh's Salepali Forest region early on Wednesday. Police confirmed that they had also recovered arms, ammunition and cash …
  • Bargarh bridge collapse: Two engineers arrested for neglect September 26, 2017 2:59 am SAMBALPUR: Two engineers of Rural Works Department were arrested by Bargarh Police on Monday in connection with the collapse of under-construction bridge on river Jeera in Bheden block of Bargarh district. They are Assistant Executive Engineer Kamlakanya …
  • Vigilance unearths IAY funds  anomaly in 12 Bargarh blocks July 30, 2017 6:11 am BARGARH:The Sambalpur Vigilance Division has found massive irregularities in disbursement of funds for construction of houses under Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) in 12 blocks of the district. Illegal allotment and payment against non-existing houses have come …
  • Bargarh weavers appeal to Modi for GST relief July 20, 2017 7:11 am BARGARH:Members of Bargarh District Bunakar Mahasangha (BDBM) on Wednesday submitted a petition addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through Collector Khagendra Kumar Padhi demanding exemption of handloom products from purview of Goods and Services …
  • Water pits, the only respite for Bargarh women April 25, 2017 2:54 am BARGARH: Every morning, Iswari Barik along with 20 other women of Putudera village in Bargarh district spends almost three hours under the sun for collecting water from a chuan (water pit) on the dry bed of Kumudi nullah. This has been a routine chore for …
  • Bargarh daily market gutted, Rs 50 lakh property destroyed April 20, 2017 2:40 am Vendors gather near their shops after the fire was brought under control on Wednesday | Express BARGARH: A major fire broke out at Hatpada daily market in Bargarh town in the wee hours of Wednesday damaging property worth lakhs. Fortunately, no human …
  • After Bargarh, farmer ends life in Ganjam March 15, 2017 1:15 am BERHAMPUR: After the farmer’s suicide in Bargarh, yet another farmer ended his life over crop loss and loan burden. T Bulu Reddy (33) of Chikarada village under Rangeilunda block in Ganjam district allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide. Reddy …
  • Bore-well fails Bagarty, farmers in Odisha's Bargarh suffer March 11, 2017 3:37 am Collector surveying crop field of Khainu Bagarty during visit on Thursday | Express BARGARH: Even as District Collector Anjan Kumar Manik visited Kendapali village, following the suicide of farmer Khainu Bagarty, to record his observation, there is no …
  • Monsoon advances in Odisha, to cover entire state on Sunday June 13, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The south-west monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of Odisha and is expected to cover entire State in next 24 hours. On Saturday, the monsoon covered Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore, …
  • Cyclone warning in Odisha amid low pressure formation in North Bay of Bengal June 11, 2021 8:57 am Image Source : PTI Cyclone warning in Odisha amid low pressure formation in North Bay of Bengal Cyclone Warning: The India Meteorological Department has said that another low-pressure area is set to form over the Bay of Bengal today. The weather department …
  • Three held with brown sugar worth Rs 1 cr June 8, 2021 3:59 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Commissionerate Police seized over one kg of brown sugar worth about Rs 1 crore and arrested three drug peddlers in the city. The drug peddlers, SK Tamir, SK Ersat and SK Allauddin of Gobindapur in Mayurbhanj district, were …
  • Transgenders in dire straits June 8, 2021 3:59 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The ongoing lockdown and shutdown have dealt a blow to the  transgender community which is facing hardship to arrange two square meals a day ever since Covid outbreak started.Sources said there are over 110 …
  • Low pressure to end heat chain in Odisha by June 10 June 7, 2021 4:56 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Relief from Covid transmission may take some time in Odisha but with the low pressure forming over north Bay of Bengal, it could break the heat and humidity chain in the State, finally. The system is expected to pull …
  • Odisha to divert surplus Covaxin doses for 18-plus age group in Bhubaneswar June 5, 2021 3:54 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Caught in a catch-22 situation over slowing down vaccination of 18-44 age group people amidst shortage of doses, the State government is  set to divert its surplus Covaxin doses for the segment in Bhubaneswar. Health …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur logs record Covid surge week after cyclone 'Yaas' June 2, 2021 5:19 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district reported its highest single-day spike of 382 positive cases in the last 24 hours, triggering panic in several villages as people suspected Covid transmission at cyclone shelters to be the reason behind …
  • SCB Medical College and Hospital, authorities struggle with 'unclaimed' Covid bodies June 2, 2021 5:19 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Unclaimed bodies of coronavirus victims has become a challenge for authorities of SCB Medical College and Hospital. With families of patients succumbing to the virus not coming forward to claim the bodies, the authorities …
  • Covid-19 cases surge in Odisha as testing up after Cyclone Yaas June 1, 2021 12:06 am AFTER AN initial decline in the number of Covid-19 cases in the state amidst Cyclone Yaas, the numbers surged again as Odisha ramped up testing. On Sunday, the state reported 9,541 cases and on Monday 8,313 cases were reported with 35 more deaths. Apart …
  • Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan calls for permanent solution to natural disaster in Odisha coast May 31, 2021 5:37 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday underscored the need for a futuristic long term solution to save the life and livelihoods of coastal population from natural calamities like cyclones and floods. After …
  • State gears up for coastal resilience May 30, 2021 7:45 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought Central assistance for building a storm surge resilient embankment along the Odisha coast as a long-term measure to make the State disaster proof, the Water Resources …
  • COVID-19 cases on the rise in rural Odisha, containment zones emerge May 30, 2021 5:36 am However, there has been improvement in the overall test positivity rate of the State. During past three days, Kailash Chandra Behera, Block Development Officer (BDO) of Ersama in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, has received distress calls about COVID-19 …
  • Painful memories of 1999 flood for seaside villages in Jagatsinghpur May 25, 2021 6:23 am Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Every cyclone brings back memories of the 1999 nightmare to the seaside villages of Jagatsinghpur. ‘Yaas’ is another one.With the cyclonic storm billed to grow into a very severe one and the met department predicting …
  • Odisha: Heavy rain, high tide precede Cyclone Yaas in Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur districts May 25, 2021 6:16 am Image used for representational purpose onlyKENDRAPADA: The coastal districts of Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur on Monday received very heavy rainfall accompanied by gusty winds and high tide, under the influence of Cyclone Yaas, which is expected to make …
  • ASHA worker, fisherman on mission 'COVID awareness' in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district May 3, 2021 5:31 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Even as the government and district administrations are making all-round efforts to keep second COVID wave in control, contribution of people at ground level in creating awareness about the virus cannot be missed. In …
  • Getting the jab a tormenting affair in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur April 28, 2021 3:06 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  At a time when the government is advising people, especially the elderly, to get vaccinated for COVID-19, the process has become a tormenting affair in hospitals of Jagatsinghpur.  Without rest sheds or temporary …
  • Manpower crunch, infra worry for marine police stations in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur April 25, 2021 3:19 am By Express News Service PARADIP:  With COVID-19 cases rising alarmingly, heightened patrolling along the coast of Odisha to prevent entry of people from neighbouring states has become a cause of concern for the police force. Crippled with inferior …
  • Vaccination Utsav without doses in Jagatsinghpur April 12, 2021 4:48 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  Acute shortage of vaccines has marred the much-hyped ‘Tika Utsav’, the four-day immunisation drive announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from April 11 to 14, in the district. The State government had sent nearly …
  • Officials admit lapses in paddy procurement, farmers call off stir in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur April 11, 2021 11:54 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  Agitating farmers of Osakana panchayat in Balikuda block called off their protest on Saturday after Civil Supplies officials admitted to lapses in procurement and assured to purchase their paddy stock in the next …
  • Irate farmers of Jagatsinghpur block pile up paddy sacks in front of Collector’s residence March 7, 2021 8:13 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Anguished over non-procurement of paddy at the mandis due to invalid tokens, farmers of Jagatsinghpur block vented their ire by piling up sacks of paddy in front of the residence of the district Collector on Saturday …
  • 'Jagatsinghpur police help desks not functional’ January 24, 2021 5:40 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Days after the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) launched a state-wide campaign to reach out to children post pandemic, a team of the district child welfare committee (CWC) has detected …
  • Odisha: Jagatsinghpur collector makes assets public January 10, 2021 4:49 am
  • Jagatsinghpur MP, Paradip MLA faces drinking water demands from women of Zillanasi, Mallashai December 17, 2020 4:49 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Taking up the cudgels for safe drinking water, women of Zillanasi and Mallashai panchayats in Kujang block of the district on Wednesday prevented Jagatsinghpur MP Rajashree Mallick and Paradip MLA Sambit Routray from …
  • Admin intervenes to address issues of HIV patients in Jagatsinghpur December 3, 2020 11:09 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A team of officials on Wednesday visited the house of an HIV-positive patient Sabita Dei (name changed) in Bansa village under Naugaon block to inquire into her plight and ensure she is extended the benefits of all …
  • GST scammers in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district prey on gullible villagers, steal identity November 21, 2020 6:41 am Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Unscrupulous traders are forging identity and creating bogus companies in Jagatsinghpur district to make away with crores of rupees of Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the State exchequer bleeds. It is the gullible …
  • Deprived of benefits, Ujjwala Yojana scheme beneficiaries of Odisha's Jagatsinghpur cry foul November 19, 2020 4:27 am By Express News Service PARADIP: Irregularities in implementation of the Central government's flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)  have sparked  resentment among beneficiaries in Chatua village under Kujang police limits in the …
  • Jagatsinghpur: Cop consumes alcohol in police station, suspended October 22, 2020 2:44 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A sub-inspector (SI) of Naugaon police station was placed under suspension on Wednesday for consuming alcohol during duty hours. SI, Bibekananda Sahoo, was found drinking alcohol with a liquor trader inside the police …
  • 15 cops in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district found COVID-19 positive after feast September 21, 2020 4:16 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Around 15 police personnel were found infected with Covid-19 after attending birthday celebration of a reserve inspector (RI)’s children on Friday. As per reports, the RI had hosted the birthday celebration of his son …
  • With inclusion of Congress turncoat, cracks in BJP split wide open in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur September 21, 2020 4:16 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The inclusion of veteran Congress leader Rajkishore Behera in BJP has caused a tumult in the saffron party’s district organisation. BJP workers of Biridi block in Tirtol Assembly constituency on Sunday threatened to …
  • Flood scene still grim in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, rivers flow at danger level September 2, 2020 5:37 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Low-lying areas in the district continue to remain under water as major rivers are flowing above danger mark since the last three days. Water level of Mahanadi river stood at 11.15 metre against the danger mark of 9. …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district faces boat shortage amid flood situation August 31, 2020 6:50 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The fury of floods has added to the misery of people in Jagatsinghpur district, amidst an already damaging pandemic. The situation is grim for residents of inundated villages under Tirtol and Kujang blocks as they …
  • Odisha floods: Woman swept away in Jagatsinghpur August 30, 2020 2:26 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A 64-year-old woman was reportedly swept away in Mahanadi near Tarapur village in Raghunathpur block as the swelling river posed a serious flood threat to the district. The woman, Harapriya Nayak, was taking bath at …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks Sajjan Jindal to fast-track Rs 53,700-crore Jagatsinghpur steel project August 25, 2020 4:12 pm Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik asks Sajjan Jindal to fast-track Rs 53,700-crore steel project at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district saying, "I am interested in you to start work on the Jagatsinghpur project as soon as possible." JSW …
  • Work on RS 53,700-crore JSW steel project to begin soon in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur August 25, 2020 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Work on the proposed Rs 53,700-crore integrated steel project at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district by Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group is likely to start soon. Jindal assured this on Monday during his discussion with Chief …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik lays foundation for hospital at Jagatsinghpur August 22, 2020 3:50 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday laid the foundation stone of a maternal and child health hospital at Jagatsinghpur through video conference. Stating that this health institution will have an important role in …
  • Jagatsinghpur district collector clears rumours about community spread of coronavirus July 26, 2020 4:13 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: There is no community spread of coronavirus in Jagatsinghpur district yet, said Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra on Saturday. He urged people to rely on daily updates on COVID-19 being provided by the district …
  • Garden scheme a hit in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur villages July 12, 2020 3:18 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: With prices of vegetables skyrocketing, the State Government’s ‘Mo Upkari Bagicha’ scheme has become popular in rural areas of the district. With the village economy taking a hit due to the pandemic, the scheme under …
  • Covid scare for Jagatsinghpur municipal staff as watchman's son tests COVID-19 positive July 1, 2020 2:21 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Panic gripped employees of Jagatsinghpur Municipality after the office watchman’s son tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. The watchman’s son returned from Maharashtra on June 25 in a private vehicle and got down …
  • BSF jawan’s kin forced to vacate house after he tests positive for COVID-19 in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur July 1, 2020 2:21 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: In a disturbing incident reflecting the stigmatisation of Covidaffected families, the wife and children of a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan were harassed and forced to vacate their rented house in Purohitpur …
  • 33 new cases in Jagatsinghpur, highest in a day June 11, 2020 6:30 am By Express News Service Jagatsinghpur witnessed the highest single-day spike in cases on Wednesday with 33 persons testing positive. All cases are related to quarantine centres. Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra informed that the patients belonged to …
  • Women SHGs roped in for stitching school uniforms in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district June 2, 2020 7:15 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The decision of the district administration to engage SHGs for stitching school uniforms has come as a boon for women in villages, hit by the lockdown. Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra said the district …
  • Amphan batters coastal pockets of Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur May 21, 2020 2:27 am Kendrapada: Packing in gusty winds, Cyclone Amphan hit the coastal districts of Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur on Wednesday, triggering massive tidal flooding in low-lying seaside regions. The tidal waves churned up by the ingress of winds battered the …
  • Cyclone Amphan: Odisha's Jagatsinghpur administration races against time to evacuate people May 20, 2020 5:17 am By Express News Service PARADIP: The  Jagatsinghpur administration is racing against time to evacuate people to safety in view of the super cyclonic storm Amphan. To ensure zero casualty, the administration had decided to evacuate 25,000 people from …
  • No space for social distancing at cyclone shelters in Jagatsinghpur with nearly 4000 people in 58 facilities May 20, 2020 5:17 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Social distancing norms have gone for a toss at cyclone shelters in Jagatsinghpur with nearly 4000 people sheltered in 58 facilities and more expected to arrive on Wednesday. Besides, no masks and sanitisers have been …
  • 20 test positive for COVID-19 in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur after no active cases May 19, 2020 4:48 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Hours after the Health Department announced that there are no COVID-19 active cases in Jagatsinghpur, the district reported 20 new cases on Monday. This is the biggest spike in positive cases in Jagatsinghpur so far. …
  • Migrant inflow rises in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur but tests limited to only 120 per day May 15, 2020 6:59 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Even as hundreds of migrants are returning to Jagatsinghpur district since last five days, the administration has stopped screening all the returnees before sending them to quarantine centres and collecting their swab …
  • Rs 17 lakh bill on COVID-19 medical camps drops to Rs 51,000 after Jagatsinghpur Collector's notice May 9, 2020 5:13 am Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Large-scale irregularities have come to the fore at quarantine centres in Tirtol and some other blocks in the district. Most of these facilities have been supplied with poor quality beds, sheets, soap, sanitiser, food …
  • Jagatsinghpur Covid-zoned as four test positive May 7, 2020 5:59 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Jagatsinghpur district on Wednesday lost its green zone tag with four Surat returnees testing positive. Three of them, aged 26, 30 and 32 years, are members of a family belonging to Chatiyana village under Jamugaon …
  • 70 migrant labourers sent home from Odisha's Jagatsinghpur April 30, 2020 4:09 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district administration on Wednesday sent back 70 migrant labourers to their native villages in Nuapada district. At least 158 migrants including their children were engaged at a brick kiln in Tirtol block. Of …
  • In Odisha's Jagatsinghpur, barbers begin home service April 21, 2020 6:31 am Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Reeling under livelihood loss due to the lockdown, barbers of the district have started providing their services at the doorsteps of people.  As the social-distancing norm puts salons out of business, many barbers have …
  • Eight nabbed for lockdown flout in Jagatsinghpur  April 7, 2020 7:48 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Police on Monday arrested eight persons of Tirtol on charges of violating the lockdown guidelines They had gathered near the Krishananadapur bridge under Tirtol police limits and were chit-chatting when police spotted …
  • Cops in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur use music to help overcome coronavirus lockdown stress April 3, 2020 3:39 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district police have adopted a novel tactic to help people cope with the lockdown psychologically. They have started playing songs to entertain people as well as spread awareness on coronavirus in urban and rural …
  • Police accused of torturing youth in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur February 25, 2020 7:06 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Even as the state government is batting for people-friendly policing system under the ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative, Bandar Marine police has been accused of custodial torture of a 25-year-old youth of Naharana. The victim, …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur farmers in distress over delay in paddy lifting February 3, 2020 6:59 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Delay in lifting of paddy has emerged as a major cause of concern for farmers in the district. Even as 40 millers are required to lift around 8 lakh quintal paddy from farmers, the administration has been able to rope …
  • e-office launched at Odisha's Jagatsinghpur Collectorate  February 3, 2020 6:59 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: An e-office to usher in transparency and expedite the pace of movement of files from one department to another, was launched at the Collectorate here on Saturday. Inaugurating the system, Collector Sangram Keshari …
  • Noisy scenes in Odisha Assembly over Jagatsinghpur rape case November 26, 2019 4:14 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Assembly on Monday witnessed noisy scenes over the rape of a minor girl with the Opposition members demanding a statement from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the incident. The House had to be adjourned several …
  • Rural roads in bad shape in Jagatsinghpur, poor implementation of government scheme alleged November 21, 2019 1:51 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Cracks have developed on many roads laid under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), exposing the sub-standard work carried out by contractors in the district. The 13 km PMGSY road from Barti under Raghunathpur …
  • Jagatsinghpur tops SATH-E survey on education November 11, 2019 5:15 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Jagatsinghpur has achieved top position among the 30 districts of Odisha in school education on the lines of Centre’s Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital in Education (SATH-E) programme for the month of …
  • Concession to traders at Jagatsinghpur's Sarala temple opposed September 27, 2019 3:52 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Endowment Commissioner Chittaranjan Mohapatra’s grant of exemption in bid amount to traders offering services at Sarala temple here has not gone down well with devotees and servitors. They have threatened to stage an …
  • Researchers, social activists, students, lecturers and advocates participate in science march organised in Jagatsinghpur August 11, 2019 3:35 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  The importance of science is being undermined by a section of people, including politicians and even some educational institutions, said speakers during a science march conducted here on Saturday. Researchers, social …
  • Midday meal fund embezzled in Jagatsinghpur district August 3, 2019 3:02 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  A special audit has brought to the fore yet another scam in the mid-day meal (MDM) scheme implementation in the district. About Rs 4.89 lakh has allegedly been embezzled from the funds generated from selling of empty …
  • Jagatsinghpur farmers wary of new paddy seed varieties  July 9, 2019 3:54 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Farmers of Jagatsinghpur district are unwilling to give up traditional varieties of paddy seeds and experiment with new high yielding ones, thanks to the failure of the agriculture department in creating awareness on …
  • Jagatsinghpur municipality ropes in SHGs roped for sanitation work June 23, 2019 4:00 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: In a major step towards inclusion of women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in all its works, Jagatsinghpur Municipality has decided to engage them in sanitation job to make the town clean. This apart, the civic body will …
  • Odisha's Jagatsinghpur BEO Manas Ranjan Dashorders probe into poll code violation  June 10, 2019 2:56 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: A probe has been started into allegations of violation of Model Code of Conduct by the Block Education Officer (BEO) of Jagatsinghpur, Manas Ranjan Dash during the recently concluded polls. The investigation is being …
  • 8,843 voters press NOTA in Jagatsinghpur May 26, 2019 6:18 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Despite political parties fielding doctors and social workers among others, None of the Above (NOTA) option received 8,843 votes in the recently concluded elections in the district. Out of five elected representatives …
  • Odisha: Chief Secretary visits Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur to review relief, restoration operations May 9, 2019 6:38 pm [India], May 9 (ANI): The Chief Secretary AP Padhi on Thursday reviewed the relief and restoration operations in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts in the aftermath of severe cyclone 'Fani'. "There has been substantial progress in the …
  • Discontent over Jagatsinghpur candidates puts BJD in a fix April 2, 2019 5:49 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Discontent over BJD’s selection of candidates in the four Assembly segments and one Lok Sabha seat of Jagatsinghpur has cast a shadow on the party’s prospects in the district.  The party has announced the candidature …
  • Discontent in party may hurt BJP in Jagatsinghpur March 28, 2019 6:25 am By Express News Service PARADIP: Discontentment over candidate selection, if not quelled soon, may affect the poll prospects of BJP in the district. After the party announced its nominees for all four Assembly seats of the district, leaders who were …
  • Maneka Gandhi opens Ujjwala Utsav at Jagatsinghpur January 25, 2019 4:55 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday inaugurated Ujjwala Swabhiman Utsav held at Ratisingha village in Balikuda through video conferencing.  Nearly 2,000 women, who had availed …
  • Rift in Jagatsinghpur district BJP comes to fore November 7, 2018 9:07 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Rift in the district BJP has come to the fore after parallel party meetings were held in Balikuda-Erasama and Paradip Assembly constituencies. On October 28, hundreds of BJP workers led by local leader and party …
  • Jagatsinghpur milk farmers demand price hike October 17, 2018 2:44 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Thousands of dairy farmers of Jagatsinghpur district have alleged harassment by State owned milk federation OMFED. They alleged that OMFED, which collects milk through its chilling centres at Tirtol and Balikuda …
  • Titli had no impact in Jagatsinghpur October 12, 2018 3:36 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Titli had little impact in Jagatsinghpur district, which was tagged as a red zone by India Meteorological Department before the system made a landfall. Residents breathed a sigh of relief even as the district …
  • Water worry for Jagatsinghpur district farmers October 9, 2018 3:48 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  CRACKS have developed in paddy fields of Jagatsinghpur district for non-supply of irrigation water. Canals in the district have dried up and many lift irrigation points are lying defunct. Thousands of hectares of …
  • Dengue spreading fast in Jagatsinghpur  September 4, 2018 11:59 pm By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: AS dengue continues to affect more people in Erasama block in Jagatsinghpur district, the locals have started shifting pregnant women and children to safer and hygienic  places. Over 200 dengue positive cases have …
  • Coastal security takes a beating in Jagatsinghpur district August 9, 2018 3:03 am By Express News Service PARADIP: Jagatsinghpur district has three marine police stations (PSs) - Paradip Marine PS, Jatadhari  Marine PS and Bandar Marine PS - for securing the district’s vast coast. These facilities, however, fail to serve any purpose in …
  • Jagatsinghpur starts palm tree plantation drive July 23, 2018 11:06 pm Express News Service AGATSINGHPUR:  In the wake of alarming rise in incidents of lightning strikes, a palm tree plantation drive has been started by the district administration.The Forest department has been instructed to create awareness among residents …
  • Odisha: Fund irregularities cast shadow on open defecation free target of Jagatsinghpur May 17, 2018 3:11 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The district is set to miss the target of making all the blocks open defecation free (ODF) by the deadlines unless urgent remedial measures are taken to check large scale irregularities in implementation of Swachh …
  • Women plan protests for liquor-free panchayat in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur March 31, 2018 2:05 am Women under the banner of Odisha Nisha Nibarana Abhiyan taking out a rally protesting illegal sale of liquor in Japa panchayat on Friday | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: Hundreds of villagers of Erasama block in the district on Friday demanded complete ban on sale …
  • Students forced to clean school toilets in Jagatsinghpur March 30, 2018 1:58 am Image used for representational purpose. JAGATSINGHPUR: At a time when primary education in the State is in dire straits due to lack of adequate infrastructure and teachers, an incident of students being allegedly forced to clean toilets in a school has …
  • Blood bank runs dry for months, patients suffer in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur March 27, 2018 2:46 am Image for representational purpose only. JAGATSINGHPUR: Surgical procedures have been postponed in the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here due to acute shortage of blood.While the blood bank of the DHH has gone dry, important medical procedures …
  • Alaka river fish farming project: Central team inspects Jagatsinghpur March 10, 2018 2:31 am JAGATSINGHPUR:  A six-member team of Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) recently visited different areas of Biridi, Jagatsinghpur, Balikuda and Erasama to prepare Techno-Economic Feasibility Report as part of the fish farming project by …
  • Doctor crunch hits healthcare in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur February 13, 2018 12:32 am Image used for representational purpose. JAGATSINGHPUR: Shortage of doctors and lack of adequate infrastructure have crippled healthcare services in the district. Against the total sanctioned strength of 157, hospitals in the district are running with only …
  • No helmet, no puja of new bike at Jagatsinghpur January 16, 2018 12:17 pm Here’s a message that’s profound in it’s simplicity – Sorry no puja of motorcycles will be performed without helmet. The message from Sarala temple at Jagatsinghpur, Odisha addresses those who are in the habit of getting their vehicles blessed after a …
  • No takers for potato crop in Jagatsinghpur​ January 9, 2018 5:26 am JAGATSINGHPUR: Lack of storage facilities and market linkage have taken a toll on potato cultivation in Jagatsinghpur district.Out of 98,000 hectares (ha) of cultivable land in the district, 86,850 ha are used for growing paddy while potato cultivation is …
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  • Hospital lacks doctors, villagers opt for quacks in Jagatsinghpur December 18, 2017 3:26 am JAGATSINGHPUR: Blame it on  shortage of doctors in the coastal villages of Jagatsinghpur district or illiteracy and ignorance, spiritual healing is on the rise here. Poor villagers often consider the spiritual healers, belonging to various sects, as …
  • 14 bogies of goods train derails in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur November 24, 2017 5:45 am [India], November 24 (ANI): At least 14 bogies of a coal laden goods train derailed near Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Friday. The incident occurred at 5:55 am, near Gauli station here. No casualties were reported. The Indian Railways informed …
  • Cyclone shelter worry for seaside Jagatsinghpur villages October 30, 2017 3:51 am JAGATSINGHPUR: The fear of Super Cyclone, which left a trail of destruction in Jagatsinghpur in 1999, continues to haunt people of the coastal villages in the district where the safety of cyclone shelters still remains a distant dream. Though 18 years have …
  • Government nod for Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jagatsinghpur September 29, 2017 6:01 am JAGATSINGHPUR: Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan (KVS) on Thursday gave its nod to open a Central School in the district. In a letter, Joint Commissioner, KVS, New Delhi E Prabhakar has asked the district administration to start Classes I to V from the current …
  • Jagatsinghpur panics as swine flu kills five in 20 days September 2, 2017 4:34 am Image used for representational purpose only JAGATSINGHPUR: Panic has gripped people of Jagatsinghpur district following death of five persons in 20 days due to swine flu.On Thursday, Kartik Behera of Adhang village within Balikuda police limits and Bijaya …
  • Dry canals in monsoon hit Jagatsinghpur farmers August 1, 2017 5:30 am Cattle left to feed on damaged paddy saplings in Patnagarh of Balangir district | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: At a time when Jajpur and Kendrapara districts are reeling under flood fury, the farmers in several blocks of neighbouring Jagatsinghpur district are …
  • Jagatsinghpur sheep killings July 8, 2017 12:11 am Bhubaneswar/Cuttack, July 7: Even as the mystery over killing of sheep at Niali in Cuttack district remains to be solved, nine fresh cases were reported from Ali Pingal in Jagatsinghpur district today. While forest officials have not been able to catch …
  • Odisha: 8 dead, 2 injured after truck collides with auto-rickshaw in Jagatsinghpur June 10, 2017 6:35 am Residents of the area have sought immediate arrest of the driver who fled from the spot after the accident. (Source: Google Maps) At least eight people have been killed and two others critically injured after a truck collided with an auto-rickshaw in …
  • JSW steel plant likely to come up on Posco land in Jagatsinghpur April 29, 2017 2:37 am BHUBANESWAR: JSW Steel Limited is likely to set up a 10 million tonne capacity steel plant in Odisha, possibly on the land acquired for the Posco steel project in Jagatsinghpur district. JSW chief Sajjan Jindal informed this after a meeting with Chief …
  • Peace meet in tense Jagatsinghpur village after Dalit assault April 26, 2017 2:26 am JAGATSINGHPUR: A peace committee has been formed by heads of Japa and Kunjkothi panchayats to bring normalcy in Kalikuda village where a Dalit woman and five others were assaulted for trying to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Panchayat Samiti chairman …
  • Sand extraction continues unabated in Jagatsinghpur April 12, 2017 2:17 am Some of vehicles seized by police in Jagatsinghpur | Express PARADIP: A long line of trucks ferrying sand lifted from the beds of different rivers in Jagatsinghpur district is a common sight. The trade is  illegal and restriction imposed by National Green …
  • Women of Jagatsinghpur district walk 2 km to get potable water March 31, 2017 2:40 am Athagharia village women crossing the rickety bamboo bridge over Balijori river to reach Balijori village to collect water from a tubewell for drinking and other purposes in Jagatsinghpur district | Express JAGATSINGHPUR: The long and arduous walk for …
  • Parties begin poaching of candidates in Jagatsinghpur February 24, 2017 2:45 am JAGATSINGHPUR: With two days left for the outcome of panchayat elections to be announced, horse trading in Tirtol, Naugaon, Raghunathpur and Biridi blocks has come to the fore. None of the three political parties, BJD, BJP or Congress, has won a majority …
  • Official put COVID vaccine drive on cards for Odisha's Nagada village June 14, 2021 7:15 am Express News Service JAJPUR: A special medical team was on Sunday pressed in for health-check of the inhabitants of Nagada village, which had hogged headlines over child malnutrition five years back, in wake of reports that many of them are suffering from …
  • Monsoon advances in Odisha, to cover entire state on Sunday June 13, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The south-west monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of Odisha and is expected to cover entire State in next 24 hours. On Saturday, the monsoon covered Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore, …
  • Covid-19: 5,235 fresh cases in Odisha, positivity goes below 8% June 12, 2021 7:54 am The cumulative active cases stood at 66,226 as on Friday (Picture used for representational purpose only)BHUBANESWAR: The state’s test positivity rate came down to 7.9% on Friday with the detection of 5,235 new infections from among the 65,635 samples …
  • Decision on lockdown relaxation post Raja festival June 12, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The test positivity rate (TPR) may have come down below five per cent (pc) in half of Odisha, but the State government on Friday made it clear that the decision on phase-wise unlock process will be taken next week …
  • Low-pressure forms over Bay of Bengal, likely to become more marked in 24 hours June 11, 2021 3:02 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A low-pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on Friday morning is likely to become more marked in the next 24 hours. The system now lies over northwest Bay of Bengal, adjoining Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coast …
  • Flood fear keeps Odisha government on toes June 11, 2021 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the IMD predicting heavy rainfall in next few days triggering fear of flash floods, the Water Resources department on Thursday directed officers of vulnerable districts to keep a close watch on weak river …
  • COVID-19: 11 districts turn green zone in Odisha June 11, 2021 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the positive rate is on a declining trend, the new cases saw a jump as 6,097 more people tested positive for the virus in last 24 hours against 5,896 cases two days back. The number of fatalities also rose to 44 …
  • At 32.06%, Bhadrak has highest testing positivity rate in Odisha, followed by Jajpur June 10, 2021 8:21 am
  • COVID cases down in Odisha, but early unlock may prove disastrous June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the State government is preparing to start the unlock process in the districts recording a test positivity rate of less than five per cent (pc), health experts warned that the early relaxation may prove …
  • Oxygen container on train leaks at Odisha's Kesinga station en route to Chennai June 9, 2021 10:35 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA/BHUBANESWAR: An oxygen container leaked at Kesinga railway station while being transported by train to Chennai in the wee hours of Wednesday. Sources said the loco pilot of the goods train that was carrying 10 …
  • Odisha records highest single-day COVID deaths June 9, 2021 5:50 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Even as new Covid-19 cases are declining for the last few days, Odisha logged its highest single day fatalities with 45 patients succumbing to the disease in last 24 hours.  As many as 5,896 new cases were detected …
  • Lenders approve Tata Steel arm’s bid for Rohit Ferro-Tech June 7, 2021 7:09 pm Tata Steel Mining, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Steel, has emerged as the highest bidder for acquiring Rohit Ferro-Tech through insolvency-driven process. The Committee of Creditors have approved the resolution plan submitted by the company on June 5 …
  • Low pressure to end heat chain in Odisha by June 10 June 7, 2021 4:56 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Relief from Covid transmission may take some time in Odisha but with the low pressure forming over north Bay of Bengal, it could break the heat and humidity chain in the State, finally. The system is expected to pull …
  • Three Odisha kids turn social media stars with Covid message, vaccination appeal June 6, 2021 7:19 pm The video clips featuring Omm Prakash Sahoo (7), Gyana Ranjan Sahoo (6) and Rasmi Ranjan Tarei (6) not just elucidate the severity of the deadly virus but have also taken up the cudgels to sensitize their fellow villagers about the safety protocols, …
  • Labourer arrested for killing co-worker in Bhubaneswar June 6, 2021 3:24 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A labourer was allegedly killed by his co-worker near Capital's Station Square area on Saturday. SK Abdul (35) of Bhat Mohalla in Bhadrak district and Sunu Singh of Aruha in Jajpur were working as labourers in the …
  • Odisha to divert surplus Covaxin doses for 18-plus age group in Bhubaneswar June 5, 2021 3:54 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Caught in a catch-22 situation over slowing down vaccination of 18-44 age group people amidst shortage of doses, the State government is  set to divert its surplus Covaxin doses for the segment in Bhubaneswar. Health …
  • Odisha Govt announces special package for tribal groups June 3, 2021 3:08 pm Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 3 (ANI): Keeping in view the outbreak of COVID-19 virus in the habitation of Primitive Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of Odisha, the Schduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) SC Development Department has announced a …
  • Nabard sanctions Rs 254 crore for drinking water projects in Odisha June 2, 2021 10:26 am By PTI BHUBANESHWAR: Nabard has sanctioned Rs 254 crore to Odisha under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for setting up of two mega piped drinking water supply projects, official sources said. The two mega projects will come up in Jajpur …
  • Odisha logs record 40 fresh COVID fatalities, 8,399 new cases June 2, 2021 10:26 am By PTI BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha on Wednesday registered 40 more deaths due to COVID-19, the highest so far in a single day, pushing the toll to 2,831, a health department official said. At least 8,399 new coronavirus-positive cases raised the caseload in the …
  • Covid-19 cases surge in Odisha as testing up after Cyclone Yaas June 1, 2021 12:06 am AFTER AN initial decline in the number of Covid-19 cases in the state amidst Cyclone Yaas, the numbers surged again as Odisha ramped up testing. On Sunday, the state reported 9,541 cases and on Monday 8,313 cases were reported with 35 more deaths. Apart …
  • Water projects in affected districts in Odisha yet to be repaired May 29, 2021 6:55 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In the absence of electricity, a large number of drinking water projects in the cyclone affected districts are yet to be made functional. Even as Tata Power North Odisha Distribution Limited (TPNODL) claimed to have …
  • Major roads in Yaas-hit districts repaired, claims Odisha government May 29, 2021 6:55 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State government on Friday claimed to have repaired all major roads in cyclone affected districts. Official sources said out of the 70 roads under Works department in Balasore district, 53 were damaged. Vehicular …
  • Post-cyclone: Tata Power starts restoring electricity supply in Odisha May 28, 2021 4:45 pm Tata Power on Friday said it has started restoration work in Odisha where cyclone Yaas caused disruptions. 'Very severe cyclone' Yaas made landfall in Balasore in Odisha on Wednesday. TPCODL and TPNODL has mobilised over 13,000 workers at different …
  • CM makes aerial survey, seeks damage report May 28, 2021 7:21 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked the district collectors to submit reports on houses damaged by Yaas to the State government within seven days. The Chief Minister, who had made an aerial survey of …
  • Cyclone Yaas: PM Narendra Modi meets Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to review damages May 28, 2021 7:21 am By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reviewed the post-cyclone situation and damages caused by Cyclone Yaas at a meeting here. The Prime Minister was received by Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Ministers …
  • Odisha govt seeks report on damage to crops, livestock May 28, 2021 4:05 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A day after cyclone Yaas made a landfall on the coast of northern Odisha, the State government on Thursday asked the Agriculture and Fisheries and Animal Husbandry departments to submit a preliminary report on damage …
  • Covid cases drop amid cyclone, fatalities high in Odisha May 28, 2021 4:05 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Even as the Covid count saw a drop of 42 per cent (pc) amid the cyclone following a 300 per cent dip in the number of tests, fatalities remained high as 34 more succumbed to the disease in last 24 hours. With this, …
  • Over 300 births recorded amid cyclone fury, parents rush to name newborns 'Yaas' May 27, 2021 1:51 pm By PTI BHUBANESWAR: As the Odisha administration battled Cyclone 'Yaas', which ripped through the state causing widespread destruction, more than 300 births were registered in the coastal state, with some families rushing to name their newborns …
  • Conditions building up for monsoon onset over Kerala May 27, 2021 1:07 pm   The monsoon has advanced into parts of Maldives-Comorin area on Thursday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) indicating that conditions are likely to become favourable for its onset over mainland India along the Kerala coast around the …
  • North Odisha districts plunge into darkness May 27, 2021 5:28 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Large parts of north Odisha are under darkness as cyclone Yaas caused extensive damage to power infrastructure. Assessment of the extent of damage to power sector is not possible because of the incessant rains and …
  • Despite Cyclone Yaas, Odisha maintains liquid oxygen supply to nation May 26, 2021 7:44 pm Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Despite Cyclone Yaas, Odisha maintains liquid oxygen supply to nation. Despite being hit by Cyclone Yaas, the Odisha government has ensured the uninterrupted supply of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) which is required …
  • Cyclone Yaas Update May 26, 2021 6:28 pm Cyclone 'Yaas', packing winds of up to 130-145 kmph, whiplashed the country's eastern coasts on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain, damaging houses and farmlands, and leaving at least four persons dead - three in Odisha and one in Bengal -- …
  • Yaas impact on telecom minimal, voice msgs used first time to alert people: DoT May 26, 2021 5:21 pm Telecom secretary Anshu Prakash told PTI that it was the first time voice messages were used to reach out to people in local languages and alert them about the cyclone Yaas threat. "This is the first time voice alerts were sent to people in their …
  • 85-yr-old man charged with raping Jajpur minor for months arrested November 25, 2020 1:11 am
  • Man held for duping job aspirants in Odisha's Jajpur district November 19, 2020 4:27 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: A 39-year-old man was arrested by police on Wednesday for duping a dozen unemployed youths of over Rs 1 lakh promising them jobs in steel plants in Kalinga Nagar industrial complex in Jajpur district. The accused, Sanjaya …
  • Jajpur: Police busts fake tobacco manufacturing unit October 19, 2020 3:36 pm
  • Situation grim in Odisha's Jajpur, over four-lakh affected due to incessant rains August 30, 2020 2:26 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: Over four lakh people of 530 villages in all 10 blocks of the district have been affected by floods caused by Baitarani, Brahmani, Kharasotra, Kani and Kelua rivers. The situation continues to remain grim in Bari, Rasulpur, …
  • Fire power in flood: Baby, family rescued in Odisha's Jajpur August 29, 2020 4:50 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Caught  atop the terrace of a single-storey house amidst incessant rains all night, with a frothing Brahmani river swirling around the building, could be unnerving for anyone. Picture a family stranded there with their …
  • One dies in Odisha's Jajpur as flood situation remains grim August 29, 2020 2:51 am By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Even as the situation remains grim in the district, one person died after a wall of his house fell on him in Panasa panchayat under Jajpur block on Friday.  With two major rivers of the district flowing above the danger …
  • Watch: Fire services personnel rescue newborn in flood-hit Jajpur August 28, 2020 6:49 pm Aug 28, 2020, 09:12PM ISTSource: ANIFire services personnel of Bari Fire Station rescued 6 people including a newborn baby from a flooded village in Jajpur. Rope technique was used to wade through heavy stream of flood for rescue operation. Continuous …
  • Jajpur, Keonjhar districts badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha, IMD issues warning August 26, 2020 3:39 pm Aug 26, 2020, 08:47PM ISTSource: ANIJajpur and Keonjhar districts has badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha region. Water level in Baitarani River following through Kendujhar has been rose following heavy rainfall in the area. According to Central …
  • 4-ft-long cobra rescued from drain in Odisha’s Jajpur August 12, 2020 11:59 am Aug 12, 2020, 04:32PM ISTSource: ANIA 4-feet-long cobra was found in drain in Odisha’s Jajpur. A rescue team rushed to the spot. The snake, covered with drain garbage, was rescued. It was put in a plastic jar and was later released in a forest.
  • Odisha government to Bridge to link Jajpur with Kendrapara August 9, 2020 3:57 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: The Odisha government will construct a bridge on Brahmani river that would connect Jajpur with the neighbouring Kendrapara district.  Bari MLA Sunanda Das, after attending a meeting of NABARD said the bridge will be …
  • Odisha: Jajpur lady teacher found murdered July 7, 2020 12:45 pm Representative image KENDRAPADA: Mystery shrouded the death of a 50-year-old lady schoolteacher, whose body was found in a room of her house along with her injured husband and daughter at village Mirjapur under Dharmasala police station in Jajpur district …
  • Woman alleges police inaction 20 days after FIR in Odisha's Jajpur July 6, 2020 4:47 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: More than 20 days after an FIR was lodged against armed goons for attacking a man brutally in broad daylight, Binjharpur police is yet nab the accused. Taking advantage of the police inaction, the micreants are continuing to …
  • COVID-19 count goes up in Odisha's Jajpur May 20, 2020 5:17 am By Express News Service JAJPUR/JAGATSINGHPUR/ANGUL: As many as 31 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported from Jajpur on Tuesday taking the total to 168 in the district. Collector Ranjan Kumar Das said of the new cases, nine were reported from Bari …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: 17 test positive in Odisha's Jajpur, 15 more recover May 15, 2020 4:39 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: The district reported 17 more positive cases on Thursday, taking the tally to 88 in Jajpur. While nine cases were reported from Dasarathapur block, two each were detected from Dharmasala, Jajpur and Bari and one each from …
  • Jindal Stainless resumes operations at Jajpur facility in Odisha May 5, 2020 5:33 pm Kolkata: Jindal Stainless Limited has resumed partial operations at its Jajpur facility in Odisha. In a statement issued on Tuesday the company said it will "enforce all the guidelines set by government authorities to ensure health and safety of the …
  • With 4 new cases, Jajpur crosses 50 mark May 5, 2020 4:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State on Monday reported seven more Covid-19 positive cases, six of whom have travel history to West Bengal. With four new cases, the number of Covid patients in Jajpur touched 52.Among fresh cases, four have been …
  • Odisha's Jajpur district reports 12 new corona cases in 48 hours May 3, 2020 5:33 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: With eight new Covid-19 cases reported on Saturday, Jajpur’s coronavirus tally has climbed up to 48, surpassing Bhubaneswar as the biggest hotspot of Odisha. Three of the cases were reported from Bari block, all of whom had …
  • Jajpur hotspot as Odisha records second highest daily spike in COVID-19 cases May 1, 2020 3:42 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha on Thursday posted its second highest single day spike in Covid-19 cases with as many as 17 persons testing positive at Jajpur.  While the total number of cases rose to 142, Jajpur has become the second Covid …
  • Odisha Red Zones: Several areas in Sundargarh, Jajpur declared containment zones April 26, 2020 5:39 pm Image Source : PTI Odisha Red Zones: Several areas in Sundargarh, Jajpur declared containment zones To conduct active surveillance and aggressive contact- tracing after nine people tested COVID-19 positive in the last 24 hours, The Odisha government on …
  • 100 cases in Odisha, Jajpur the new hotspot April 26, 2020 7:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha on Saturday touched the 100 Covid-19 case mark with six more persons testing positive. All the new cases have been reported from Jajpur district, the new hotspot of the State. While the number of cases in Jajpur …
  • Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today April 23, 2020 8:01 pm Image Source : PTI Odisha announces 60-hr complete shutdown in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today The Odisha government on Thursday announced a 60-hour complete shut down in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today till …
  • Labour crunch headache for groundnut farmers in Odisha's Jajpur district April 1, 2020 8:07 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: Acute labour shortage triggered by the lockdown has affected the harvest of groundnut crops in the district. Thousands of farmers who have grown groundnut in their farm land as rabi crop are facing a lot of hardship to …
  • Elephant scare shuts down schools in Korei block of Odisha's Jajpur district January 24, 2020 12:21 pm Express News Service JAJPUR: Faced with food crisis in the forests, a wild elephant's quest for fodder has forced Jajpur district administration in Odisha to virtually shut down schools in a block and urban local body areas. The elephant which has …
  • Jajpur cooperation department yet to recover duped money January 7, 2020 4:41 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even after three years of detection of a financial fraud involving Rs 16.39 lakh in paddy procurement in Jajpur district, the Cooperation department has failed to recover the amount and initiate criminal proceedings …
  • Carnival fever grips residents of Jajpur December 27, 2019 7:04 am By Express News Service JAIPUR:  Carnival fever has gripped the people of Jajpur with the district playing host to a series of cultural festivals (Mahotsavs) from December 10. The celebrations spanning one and a half months will come to an end on January …
  • Man with two Aadhaar cards and two voter IDs found in Odisha's Jajpur December 22, 2019 12:09 am By Express News Service JAIPUR:  A curious case of a person with two identities has come to fore in Jajpur Road.  As per an FIR lodged by the coordinator of Vyasanagar unit of Bajrang Dal Sushil Kumar Mallick with Jajpur Road police, Bitu Biswas, son of …
  • 3 booked for assaulting woman in Odisha's Jajpur village December 17, 2019 4:58 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: An FIR has been filed against three persons of Mangarajpur village within Dharmasala police limits for allegedly thrashing a woman after she objected to one of them clicking pictures of her daughter on his mobile phone. All …
  • 8-ft-long Indian rock python rescued from Odisha’s Jajpur August 29, 2019 3:04 am
  • Weak river embankment pose threat to Jajpur villages July 10, 2019 4:46 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: Weak embankment of river Baitarini poses a threat to 14 villages in Korei block of Jajpur district. Floods are an annual affair for the people of the district every monsoon but absence of foolproof measures to plug the weak …
  • Boy found dead outside shop in Odisha's Jajpur July 8, 2019 5:14 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: The body of a youth was found lying in a pool of blood in a shop at Panikoili Chowk under Panikoili police station limits on Sunday.  According to sources, locals spotted the deceased Rabindra Kumar Sahu’s body and …
  • 25 out of 28 students of CESDP-DMF Jajpur initiative crack NEET June 6, 2019 8:56 pm Bhubaneswar: A group of 25 out of 28 socially and economically underprivileged students from Jajpur district qualified in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (UG) 2019, the results of which were declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dedicates basket of projects in Jajpur February 20, 2019 5:49 am By Express News Service JAIPUR: Ahead of the elections, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been extensively touring different districts, launching welfare and development schemes. On Tuesday, Naveen addressed public gatherings at Dharmasala, Binjharpur and …
  • Surprise raids on PDS retailers in Odisha's Jajpur December 28, 2018 4:31 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: Amid opposition parties’ allegations of irregularities and mismanagement in public distribution system (PDS), the district administration on Thursday conducted surprise raids on PDS retail points in Rasulpur block of the …
  • Odisha: 10 chopped palms of tribals recovered in Jajpur; no formal complaint lodged yet November 19, 2018 7:02 am Tribals are dependent on forests for their livelihood; including fuel to cook food and to make earning by selling forests goods in markets.Reuters file [Representational Image] Tension gripped Odisha's Jajpur area on Sunday after 10 chopped palms, …
  • Tension grips Odisha after 10 chopped palms recovered in Jajpur area November 19, 2018 6:23 am Police had found five pairs of chopped palms, which were preserved in a medical box in a club near the site, police said. Jajpur: Tension gripped Odisha's Jajpur area on Sunday after 10 chopped palms, suspected to be of tribals killed in 2006 police …
  • Baitarani river crosses red mark in Jajpur district of Odisha September 23, 2018 1:57 am By Express News Service JAJPUR/BARIPADA: Heavy rainfall for the last four days has led to rise in water level of Baitarani river  flowing through Jajpur district.At 6 pm on Saturday, the river was flowing at 18.11 metres against the danger mark of 17. …
  • V2 Retail Ltd opens 69th store at Jajpur, Odisha September 10, 2018 6:33 pm V2 Retail Ltd has opened its 69th "V2 Retail" Store at Jajpur (Odisha). This is company's 7th store in the state. With this, the company's 69(Sixty Nine) "V2 Retail" Stores are spread across 17 states and 63 cities. Shares of V2 …
  • Jajpur: Villages marooned, roads washed away September 9, 2018 12:58 am By Express News Service There is no respite from floods for people of Jajpur district. Like in neighbouring Bhadrak, floods in Baitarani have thrown life out of gear in Jajpur affecting over 40,000 people in 30 panchayats under four blocks. According to …
  • Acute water scarcity hits village in Jajpur September 1, 2018 4:11 am By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Acute scarcity of potable water has gripped Kulapita village under Salijanga gram panchayat in Danagadi block of Jajpur district. The villagers are forced to make long treks to fetch drinking water from drains. The village, …
  • Wife sets husband on fire in Odisha’s Jajpur district March 28, 2018 7:20 am By: PTI | Jajpur | Published: March 28, 2018 12:42 pm A woman allegedly burnt her husband to death as he used to thrash her and their children in inebriated state at Saruabili in Jajpur district, police said on Wednesday. Though the incident took place on …
  • Naveen launches projects in Jajpur March 24, 2018 7:12 pm Jajpur: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated the renovated Kusuma pokhari (pond) at the district headquarters town here to mark the 150th anniversary of the Jajpur Municipality. The chief minister spent about 15 minutes at the Kuuma …
  • Tourism push for Jajpur March 17, 2018 7:24 pm Jajpur: The state tourism department will develop tourist spots in the district. The department has decided to provide the necessary infrastructure in this regard. Tourism secretary Mona Sharma said this during a visit to the district on Friday. Sharma …
  • Parched throats in Jajpur village March 9, 2018 8:21 pm DRY LAND Jajpur: Nilapada village under Mahakalapada panchayat, one of the few water-rich areas in the district, is now facing an acute water crisis. Around 1,800 residents of the village, home to 210 families, which are served by many water bodies, wells …
  • Tehsildar in Jajpur assaulted for checking illegal mining March 1, 2018 1:58 am JAIPUR: IN yet another case of assault on senior Government officials, Vyasanagar tehsildar and other revenue officials were thrashed in broad daylight by a mining mafia and some villagers under Jajpur Road Police limits in the district on Wednesday.   …
  • 'No helmet, no fuel' in Jajpur February 20, 2018 9:30 pm Jajpur: The district administration has made it mandatory for two-wheeler riders to wear helmet. District collector Ranjan Kumar Das announced this decision on Sunday. The move comes in the wake of a number of road accidents in the district. "Jajpur …
  • Crackdown continues on mineral smuggling in Odisha's Jajpur February 17, 2018 1:38 am Image used for representational purpose. JAIPUR: Tightening the noose on mineral smugglers, four special teams led by Jajpur Collector Ranjan Kumar Das carried out surprise raids at different illegal mining areas across the district on Friday morning. The …
  • Jajpur Administration steps up crackdown on sand mining February 12, 2018 12:57 am A team of officials deflating the tyre of a sand-laden vehicle | Express JAIPUR: Following widespread outrage over rising clout of mining mafia in Jajpur, the district administration has stepped up its crackdown on smuggling of minor minerals. On Saturday …
  • Now sand mafia target Jajpur Tehsildar February 7, 2018 11:19 pm JAIPUR: Even as mysterious death of Jajpur Town Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Manoj Kumar Behera has brought to fore rampant smuggling of minerals in the district, Jajpur Tehsildar received threat from two sand smugglers on Tuesday which exposed how …
  • RTO death exposes rampant mineral smuggling in Jajpur February 6, 2018 9:50 pm JAIPUR: The shocking death of Jajpur Town Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Manoj Kumar Behera, still shrouded in mystery, has brought the focus back on rampant smuggling of minor minerals which goes right under the nose of the district administration. …
  • Police begin probe into rape charge on Jajpur BJD leader January 17, 2018 5:02 am JAIPUR: Additional SP Gopal Krushna Patnaik on Tuesday visited Dasarathpur village to investigate the alleged rape of a 32-year-old married woman by a youth leader of the ruling BJD.Patnaik also visited the victim’s house but could not find her as she was …
  • Gutka ban in Jajpur offices January 5, 2018 7:55 pm Jajpur: The district administration has banned chewing of paan (betel leaves), paan masala and gutka at the collectorate and all government offices in the district. Jajpur district collector Ranjan Kumar Das issued the order after he spotted betel juice- …
  • Job fair in Jajpur from Jan 8 January 1, 2018 3:59 am JAJPUR: A two-day job fair will be organised from January 8 at the Government Industrial Training Institute in Baruan under Jajpur block and at Government Polytechnic Institute in Ragadi under Korei block in the district. The event will be jointly …
  • Two-day job fair for Jajpur youths December 31, 2017 7:27 pm Jajpur: The district administration will organise the two-day long Nijukti Mela, a job fair, in January this year. This event will be organised at two places in two different blocks of the district on January 8 and 9, official sources said. The two-day job …
  • Tribal food fest in Jajpur December 20, 2017 8:11 pm Bhubaneswar: At least 50 near extinct indigenous collections of paddy, 21 varieties of raggi, two types of foxtail millet and 41 varieties of plant parts used for medicinal purposes were showcased at the second Khadyotsav in Jajpur on Monday. The event was …
  • Man held on rape charge in Jajpur December 18, 2017 7:51 pm Jajpur: Police have arrested a 34-year-old man on charges of raping a minor girl at Bitana village in the district. The accused has been identified as Keshab Chandra Mallik of the same village within Binjharpur police limits. The medical examination of the …
  • Odisha: Flood washes away crops in Jajpur August 3, 2017 4:37 am An inundated electrical sub-station at Dandisahi village in Pattamundai | Express JAJPUR: Flash flood in rivers Brahmani and Kharasrota has submerged paddy and vegetable crops in thousands of acres of land in five blocks of Jajpur district.   Even as …
  • Flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur, Kendrapara districts remains grim July 31, 2017 6:55 pm BHUBANESWAR: The flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to be grim. The people in several villages under 14 gram panchayats of Pattamundai Block in Kendrapara district and eight GPs of Aul block continue to remain …
  • Flood situation in Odisha’s Jajpur, Kendrapara districts grim July 31, 2017 3:43 pm By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: July 31, 2017 7:19 pm Volunteers try to check the water of river Nagabali during flash flood in Rayagada district, Odisha on Monday (PTI Photo) The flood situation in Odisha’s Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to …
  • Flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur, Kendrapara districts remains grim July 31, 2017 1:00 pm BHUBANESWAR: The flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to be grim. The people in several villages under 14 gram panchayats of Pattamundai Block in Kendrapara district and eight GPs of Aul block continue to remain …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan visits flood affected area in Jajpur district, Odisha July 30, 2017 4:33 pm Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan (Source: ANI photo) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday visited flood affected area in Jajpur district of Odisha, news agency ANI reported. Pradhan asked the …
  • Pradhan visits flood hit Jajpur, says over one lakh affected July 30, 2017 4:30 pm [India], July 30 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday visited the flood affected area in Odisha's Jajpur district. He also advised the local administration to focus more on relief to reach the people in marooned …
  • Odisha: Situation tense in flood-struck Jajpur July 29, 2017 6:46 pm [India], July 29 (ANI): Even as the district of Sundergarh returned to normalcy after the water level in the Brahmani, Koel and Ib rivers receded there, flood situation is continuing in the districts in the downstream. In Jajpur district, River Brahmani is …
  • Undertrial dies in police custody in Jajpur July 9, 2017 12:54 pm For representational purpose JAIPUR: An undertrial died in police custody at Dharmasala in Jajpur district, police said today. Gayadhar Tarai (40), arrested in connection with an incident of bomb attack on Saturday, died last night. The family members of …
  • Amit Shah's convoy hits a cow in Odisha's Jajpur July 6, 2017 2:28 pm BJP President Amit Shah waves at supporters as they welcome him on his arrival at Basantapur village on the outskrits of Bhubaneswar on Thursday. | PTI JAJPUR: Bharatiya Jantha Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah’s on-going Odisha tour courted …
  • Jajpur: Newborn girl found buried in vegetable field March 27, 2017 1:29 am [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a newborn girl was found buried in Dharamsala block Shyamsundarpur village. A case has been registered on the basis of the complaint filed by the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) under Sections 307 and 317 of …
  • Jajpur: Girl child buried alive, rescued by villagers March 25, 2017 6:22 pm By: PTI | Jajpur | Published:March 25, 2017 10:29 pm A newborn female, buried upside down in a field, was on Saturday rescued by villagers at Shyamsundarpur in Jajpur district. The baby, believed to be between 4 and 6 hours old, was first taken to the …
  • Odisha: 14 candidates in Jajpur Zilla Parishad elections have no property February 12, 2017 5:08 pm By: PTI | Jajpur (odisha) | Updated: February 12, 2017 10:27 pm At least 14 candidates in the fray for the Zilla Parishad (ZP) elections in Jajpur district have declared that they don’t have any property or bank deposit while four others in the fray are ‘ …
  • Cyclone Yaas: Covid fears pose hurdle as Odisha begins evacuation May 24, 2021 11:30 pm On foot and on cycles, 60 families began their journey from Magarkanda village of Kendrapara’s Rajnagar block on Monday morning to reach a temporary shelter in a school building seven kilometres away in view of cyclone Yaas — such evacuations not new to …
  • Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak, Balasore to be worst hit by Yass May 23, 2021 10:58 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 23 (ANI): Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak and Balasore districts are likely to be worst affected by the cyclonic storm Yaas which will reach the state on May 26, Umashankar Das, Deputy Director of India Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Cyclone Yaas: 18 NDRF teams deployed in Odisha May 23, 2021 10:58 am New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): In view of Cyclone Yaas, as many as 18 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in Odisha. Seven teams have been deployed in Balasore, 4 in Bhadrak, 3 in Kendrapada, 2 in Jajpur, one each in …
  • COVID-19 surge: Odisha’s total active patients now above one lakh May 13, 2021 6:04 am Odisha’s total number of active COVID-19 patients surged past the one-lakh mark following the addition of 10,649 fresh cases to the tally on Thursday. Except one day, the State has been consistently reporting daily cases of over 10,000 since May 6. …
  • The worst could be over! 18 states, UTs showing continuous decrease in daily new Covid cases May 12, 2021 4:52 am Image Source : PTI A COVID-19 patient shows victory sign as she fights against the disease in Ranchi. The savage second Covid wave that wreaked havoc across the country killing thousands and infecting lakhs of people daily apart from breaking the back of …
  • 18 States, UTs Reporting Decline In Number Of Daily Covid Cases: Centre May 11, 2021 8:48 pm As many as 18 states and Union Territories are beginning to report a decline in the number of daily Covid-19 infections, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry further said that the number of districts that have reported a decline in the …
  • Early trend of decline in daily Covid cases: Govt May 11, 2021 8:35 pm An early trend of decline in daily new COVID-19 cases and deaths has been noted in the country, the government said on Tuesday. According to the government, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and …
  • COVID-19 | Odisha records highest single-day spike, cases breach 12,000 mark May 7, 2021 4:47 am This is the first time since the onset of the pandemic that Odisha has crossed the 12,000 mark. Odisha on May 7 recorded a steep rise in daily COVID-19 cases with 12,238 persons testing positive for coronavirus – a jump of 16.31% in new cases in a day. …
  • Odisha reports 8,386 new cases of COVID-19 April 28, 2021 4:26 am Odisha on Wednesday recorded a massive 38.08% jump in COVID-19 cases, with 8,386 persons testing positive. It is for the first time that the State has breached the 8,000-mark, causing significant worry for the government. The State reported an increase of …
  • Odisha announces free vaccines to all above 18 years of age April 25, 2021 4:46 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced free vaccination for all people in the age bracket of 18-44 years. “Those in the age group of 18-44 years will not have to spend a single rupee for Covid vaccination as the state will pay for it,” …
  • Bhubaneswar: Five sloth bear cubs rescued by forest officials April 22, 2021 4:09 pm Apr 22, 2021, 09:16PM ISTSource: TNNFive sloth bear cubs were rescued by forest officials in Odisha's Bhubaneswar on Thursday. The bear cubs were spotted by locals in a cashew forest near Gangapada toll gate stuck in a trap. Locals soon informed the …
  • COVID-19 surge: Odisha’s daily cases cross 6,000 for first time April 22, 2021 7:38 am As many as 6,164 tested positive on Thursday compared to 4,851 cases on Wednesday. New COVID-19 cases in Odisha on Thursday jumped sharply by 27%, breaching the 6,000-mark for the first time since the pandemic struck. As many as 6,164 persons tested …
  • DRIL to invest around Rs 50 crore to complete 2 ropeway projects by 2022-end March 21, 2021 7:16 pm Damodar Ropeways & Infra Ltd (DRIL) is looking to invest around Rs 50 crore to complete two ropeway projects in the country by the end of 2022 as part of its growth plans, a top official of the company has said. The company has ropeway projects in …
  • Odisha govt approves 8 new industrial projects worth ₹1214 crore March 13, 2021 11:04 am Chief Secretary of Odisha, Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, approved 8 industrial projects to the tune of ₹1214.00 crore in the Manufacturing, Plastic, Food Processing, and Hospitality sectors. The approval was given during the 99th meeting of the State Level …
  • No bird flu cases in Odisha, people can consume poultry products: govt January 8, 2021 8:54 am Image Source : PTI No bird flu cases in Odisha, people can consume poultry products: govt Amid bird flu scare following the death of over 100 poultry birds in Khordha district, the Odisha government on Thursday asked people not to panic over the incident …
  • Odisha to promote rice bran oil units December 6, 2020 8:00 am BHUBANESWAR: Rice bran, once considered not of much use beyond cattle feed and fuel in Odisha, has come as a boon for farmers because of agri-technology popularization initiatives taken up by the state government. Considering the potential for production …
  • With 4,208 new cases, Odisha’s Covid-19 tally breaches 2L mark September 25, 2020 8:21 am Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) Odisha’s Covid-19 tally breached the 2 lakh-mark with the detection of 4,208 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, said a health official on Friday. The Covid-19 tally has reached 2,01,096 in the state. The death toll due to …
  • 3,996 new corona cases in Odisha, another Minister tests +ive September 11, 2020 8:43 am Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) As many as 3,996 more persons, including a Minister, tested coronavirus positive in the last 24 hours in Odisha, taking the state’s total cases to 1,43,117, an official said on Friday. This is the highest single-day spike in the …
  • Odisha’s record single-day spike of 3,861 corona cases September 7, 2020 7:56 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha reported a record single-day spike of 3,861 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 1,27,832 cases, the Health Department said on Monday. Ten more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours …
  • Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,810 corona cases September 6, 2020 8:24 am Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday. Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in …
  • Covid: TN extends lockdown till Sept 30 August 30, 2020 6:34 pm !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Caseload rises to 38,435; death toll mounts to 410. Ladakh: Six more COVID-19 deaths Total number of fatalities rise to 34. Delhi's weekly markets can open on trial basis till September 6 The Delhi Disaster …
  • Over 14 lakh affected, 17 killed in Odisha floods August 30, 2020 4:44 pm Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 17 people have died while over 14 lakh people in 20 districts were affected due to floods in Odisha, the state government said here on Sunday. A total of 112 blocks, 896 gram panchayats, 3,256 villages, 21 urban local …
  • Covid-19 cases in Odisha cross 1 lakh-mark August 30, 2020 8:31 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Odisha crossed 1 lakh-mark as 3,014 more positive cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Sunday. The total positive cases rose to 1,00,934. The death …
  • As Mahanadi water levels rise, Hirakud dam opens 46 sluice gates August 30, 2020 3:36 am People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. (PTI Photo) With water levels of the Mahanadi river continuing to rise, …
  • Death toll due to floods in Odisha rises to 12; over 4 lakh affected August 29, 2020 1:31 pm Image Source : PTI Khordha: People with their belongings move across the flood-affected area after the water level rises in Bhargavi river following heavy rainfall, at Balakati in Khordha, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. Fear of flood looms large in the Mahanadi …
  • Odisha’s Covid-19 tally crosses 75K mark August 22, 2020 8:46 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha has increased to 75,537 as 2,819 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours, the health department informed on Saturday. While the positive cases are rising with each …
  • Aiming to reduce Covid toll, Odisha forms 7 panels August 20, 2020 1:25 am The state is conducting over 50,000 tests daily with more than 2,000 cases being recorded daily as against the daily average of 1,200 cases earlier this month.With a surge in Covid cases amid increased testing, the Odisha government has decided to focus on …
  • Odisha’s Covid tally increases to 67,122 August 19, 2020 7:02 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha increased to 67,122 after 2589 fresh cases were detected in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Wednesday. This is the second single-day highest positive cases …
  • IIT-Madras tops again in Atal ranking ARIIA 2020 August 18, 2020 9:10 am By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 18, 2020 2:05:59 pm IIT Madras tops in ARIIA 2020 (File Photo)ARIIA 2020: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has topped the Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) …
  • Odisha records highest spike of 2,924 corona cases August 16, 2020 7:18 am Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,924 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total tally to 60,050, the Health Department said on Sunday. The corona death toll rose to 343 in the state as 10 …
  • 1,977 new corona patients take Odisha’s active cases to 16,353 August 14, 2020 8:00 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha’s coronavirus cases increased to 54,630 as 1,977 new ones were reported in the last 24 hours in the state, the Health Department said on Friday. The state’s corona death toll rose to 324 as 10 more patients …
  • Odisha records highest 1-day spike of 1,981 corona cases August 13, 2020 8:51 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Odisha registered the highest single-day spike of 1,981 Covid-19 positive cases in last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 52,653, said the health department on Thursday. The state also recorded nine more Covid-19 …
  • Naveen Patnaik reviews Covid measures in Ganjam, applauds sarpanches August 10, 2020 10:21 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (File Photo)Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday interacted with sarpanches of all villages in his home district of Ganjam to review Covid-19 management measures. The district has been accounting for the …
  • How pre-internet tech helps low-income children's schooling in India's lockdown August 7, 2020 9:21 am Parents performing educational activities with children using ThinkZone's resources received via mobile phone. Screenshot of YouTube video by ThinkZone. As classes shifted to virtual environments in India following the COVID-19 lockdown, students from …
  • Odisha reports highest single-day spike of 1,699 cases August 6, 2020 8:12 am Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) Odisha’s Covid-19 tally breached 40,000-mark with detection of 1,699 new positive cases, highest single-day spike, in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Thursday. Total positive cases in Odisha rose to 40,717, it …
  • With 1,384 new cases, Odisha’s Covid tally rises to 37,681 August 4, 2020 7:35 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) Odisha on Tuesday reported 1,384 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 37,681, while nine people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, increasing the state’s death toll to 216. Out of the nine deaths, six …
  • Odisha records single-day high of 1,602 corona cases August 1, 2020 8:24 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 1,602 coronavirus cases in the last 24-hour cycle, taking the state’s total to 33,479, the Health Department said on Saturday. The death toll increased to 187 after 10 more …
  • Weekend Lockdown In Several States Amid Rapid Surge In COVID Cases July 26, 2020 12:14 am More high-risk areas were brought under lockdown on Saturday for varying periods, including weekends, by states in a bid to check the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in India. Over a dozen states have so far opted for such selective lockdown citing the need …
  • ‘Janta curfew’ in Nagpur; several other states opt for weekend lockdown amid Covid-19 surge July 25, 2020 6:39 pm By: PTI | Kolkata, Nagpur, New Delhi | Updated: July 25, 2020 9:57:51 pm All shops were shut and transport suspended in West Bengal as part of the twice-a-week lockdown in the state. More high-risk areas were brought under lockdown on Saturday for varying …
  • Covid-19: Odisha reports 10 deaths, 1,320 new cases July 25, 2020 7:13 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Odisha reported 10 more Covid-19 deaths, highest in a single day, taking the state’s total death toll to 130, informed the health department on Saturday. The deaths have been reported from Ganjam (3), Balasore (2), …
  • Covid-19 death toll crosses 100-mark in Odisha July 21, 2020 6:42 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) The death toll due to Covid-19 has crossed the 100 figure mark in Odisha, to a total of 103 with the death of six more patients in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Tuesday. The deaths were reported …
  • 595 new corona cases in Odisha July 12, 2020 6:40 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 12 (IANS) As many as 595 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours took Odisha’s total tally to 13,121 even as three more deaths due to the virus were reported, the Health Department said on Sunday. The three deaths — all male …
  • Odisha reports 5 more corona deaths, 495 positive cases July 4, 2020 7:18 am Share00 Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) Five more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Odisha taking the death toll to 34 in the state, informed the Health department on Saturday. The state also reported 495 new corona positive cases in the last 24 hours. Three …
  • Odisha reports highest 1-day spike of 561 COVID-19 cases July 3, 2020 7:14 am Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) Odisha has reported 561 COVID-19 positive cases, highest single-day spike in last 24 hours, and two death cases due to the virus, informed the health department on Friday. The death toll due to COVID-19 increased to 29 while the …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 5,962 with 210 new cases June 25, 2020 10:29 pm Bhubaneswar: With 210 new coronavirus cases in Odisha, the COVID-19 tally in the state rose to 5,962 on Thursday, an official from the Health Department said. He said 174 of the 210 new cases were detected in quarantine centres and 36 were local contact …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 5,752 with 282 new infections June 24, 2020 7:43 am By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's COVID-19 tally increased to 5,752 on Wednesday as 282 new cases, included that of eight NDRF personnel, were reported from 17 districts of the state, a Health Department official said. Of the 282 fresh cases, 256 were …
  • Odisha's COVID-19 death toll rises to 12 June 20, 2020 7:36 pm Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 death toll increased to 12 in Odisha after a 60-year old male from the Puri district succumbed to the virus, said the health department on Saturday. “Regret to report the death of a 60-year old Covid positive male of Puri district …
  • Record 237 single-day corona recoveries in Odisha (Ld) June 20, 2020 2:45 pm Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Odisha on Saturday reported a record recovery of 237 coronavirus patients in a single day, taking the total number of such patients to 3,534 in the state, the Health Department said. “The untiring efforts of our Covid Warriors …
  • Khorda district administration imposes 16-hour shutdown barring Bhubaneswar city June 16, 2020 10:33 am By PTI BHUBANESWAR: After Ganjam, the Khorda district administration on Tuesday imposed 16-hour complete shutdown in most areas of the district excluding Bhubaneswar city following a sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said. Khordha Collector …
  • Odisha’s COVID-19 death toll rise to 8 June 5, 2020 6:41 am Bhubaneswar, June 5 (IANS) The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Odisha rose to eight after a 63-year-old male patient of Khordha district succumbed to the virus, informed the Health Department on Friday. He was a chronic patient of diabetes and other …
  • Coronavirus: Odisha CM urges people to follow govt. guidelines June 5, 2020 5:30 am Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a message on Thursday urged the people of Odisha to strictly follow the guidelines issued by the State government to emerge successful in the fight against COVID-19. Stating that infections were at its peak at present, he …
  • World Vision India & Standard Chartered Bank Join Hands to Help People Amidst the COVID 19 crisis May 26, 2020 12:37 am A Corporate Partnership to Ensure Food Security to Underprivileged Children and Their Families World Vision India a grass root humanitarian organization, has partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to strengthen its COVID 19 relief response to restore 6000 …
  • Digital at Centurion University Takes Center Stage – Cutm.ac.in May 23, 2020 3:52 am The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. May 22, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- COVID19 pandemic has brought on immense challenges for everyone in more ways than one. As has been the case in earlier such …
  • Migrant workers walk hundreds of miles to try and reach Odisha from Tamil Nadu May 21, 2020 4:43 pm Weary yet with hope glistening in his eyes, Sivendu Suvram, a migrant worker has walked all the way from Tiruppur, and was planning to walk all the way to his home in Odisha, to take care of his aged mother. Mr. Suvram was stopped at a check post on the …
  • Super cyclone Amphan may weaken from this afternoon May 19, 2020 6:32 am Super cyclone Amphan (pronounced as Um-Pun) has picked up speed and started moving to North-North-East, throwing hints that it would also weaken around in the process. India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects it to wind down back as an extremely …
  • Amphan to weaken in six hours, will make landfall as ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ May 19, 2020 4:47 am NDRF in vulnerable villages around Dhamra.(Twitter/@gyana_r_das) Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to weaken into an ‘Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm’ within the next six hours, stated the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its statement issued at …
  • Cyclone Amphan very intense; has potential to wreak large-scale damage: IMD May 18, 2020 7:37 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Cyclone Amphan is a very intense storm which can wreak large-scale damage, India Meteorological Department Director General M Mohapatra said on Monday. Amphan has intensified into a super cyclonic storm and is expected to make a landfall …
  • Odisha buses to pick up migrants on the road, drop them at inter-state borders May 18, 2020 6:40 pm To tide over this, the official said, a dynamic bus transit system has been started where police stations on highways and roads make migrants walking on foot and make them board buses to reach interstate borders. (Representational Image) With an increasing …
  • Cyclone Amphan: 10 NDRF, 15 ODRAF units positioned in coastal Odisha May 17, 2020 3:01 pm Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) As many as 10 NDRF teams and 15 ODRAF units have been pre-positioned in the coastal districts of Odisha to meet any eventuality due to the cyclone Amphan, said an official on Sunday. 20 teams of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force …
  • Covid Live: No passenger trains will run till June 30 May 14, 2020 5:17 am !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman will address a Press Conference today, 14th May 2020, at 4 PM in New Delhi.… https://t.co/mbZup2DUVC— Ministry of Finance #StayHome #StaySafe (@FinMinIndia) …
  • Odisha declares Ganjam COVID-19 hotspot after 7 new cases. Check new red, green, orange zones list May 7, 2020 8:52 pm Image Source : PTI Odisha declares Ganjam district COVID-19 hotspot Odisha government on Thursday declared Ganjam district as COVID-19 red zone as seven fresh cases of coronavirus reported in the district. All the new patients had returned from Surat and …
  • One killed, 10 injured in bus-truck collision in Odisha May 5, 2020 6:55 am Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others injured when a bus carrying 40 migrant labourers, collided with a fruit-laden truck on NH-16 near Kuhudi of Khordha district in Odisha early on Tuesday, police said. The mishap took place when …
  • Man on bus carrying migrants from Hyderabad to Odisha dies in accident May 5, 2020 5:11 am One person was killed when a bus carrying Odia workers from Hyderabad met with an accident in Khordha district in Odisha early on Tuesday. Interactive map of confirmed coronavirus cases in India The incident occurred when the bus driver tried to evade a …
  • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India May 1, 2020 8:11 am Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
  • COVID-19: A Re-start Button :: Maguni Charan Behera April 24, 2020 4:12 am COVID-19: A Re-start Button Maguni Charan Behera * Today, the COVID-19 unleashing havoc everywhere, embracing all-rich and poor, powerful and weak- has made a shamble of the world all around us. Though it strikes a note of apparent pessimism, it holds key …
  • Containing the virus: Check out India's COVID-19 hotspots here April 15, 2020 11:21 pm By Online Desk Amongst the advisories following the lockdown extension till May 3, the Health Ministry on Tuesday announced that 170 COVID-19 hotspots have been identified in the country on the basis of number of cases and the rate at which they double in …
  • Major metros in hotspots list, Tamil Nadu tops with most April 15, 2020 8:58 pm New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) After extending the nationwide lockdown, the Union government on Wednesday released a list of 170 hotspot districts, which includes all six metros and various other large cities. The list includes all nine districts of national …
  • Orissa HC suspends hearing; orders closure of subordinate courts March 23, 2020 10:17 am Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) In view of lockdown clamped in five districts and eight towns for COVID-19, Orissa High Court on Monday directed to suspend hearings till March 31. The cases listed on March 23 have been suspended and no further listing will be …
  • Covid-19: States ready with aid and containment measures March 21, 2020 4:35 pm Noida/New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government also announced that around 35 lakh labourers in the state would get Rs 1,000 each as financial aid and free ration for a month would be provided to 1.65 crore construction workers amid the coronavirus …
  • COVID19: Odisha announces lockdown in 5 districts, 8 towns March 21, 2020 12:10 pm Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday ordered lockdown of 40 per cent parts of the state including capital city Bhubaneswar for a week. The lockdown will be in force in five …
  • Two men trampled to death by elephant in Odisha village January 18, 2020 11:18 pm Two persons were trampled to death by an elephant in Odisha’s Khordha district on Friday night, taking the total human casualties in man-elephant conflict to 96. The figure is at an all-time high in a single year (April - March) in the State. The incident …
  • CESU warns: Pay dues or go without power December 11, 2019 3:36 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) has asked defaulting consumers to pay their outstanding electricity bill by January 15 or face disconnection. “The power distribution utility will intensify its drive to …
  • Raid on 42 jewellery shops in Odisha in two years November 20, 2019 8:28 pm Raid on 42 jewellery shops in Odisha in two years  Raids were conducted at 42 jewellery shops in the past two years for cheating consumers in weight and measures across Odisha, said Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain here on Wednesday. …
  • Odisha approves Rs 1,753 cr investment proposals November 16, 2019 3:27 pm Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday approved six investment proposals envisaging an investment of Rs 1,753.82 crore. These proposals will create employment opportunities for 5,566 people. The proposals were approved in the 87th …
  • Incessant rain affects normal life in Odisha October 24, 2019 12:45 pm Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) Incessant rain triggered by a well-marked low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal threw normal life out of gear in several parts of Odisha on Thursday. The regional meteorological centre here issued red, orange and yellow …
  • Census 2021 pre-test run in completion mode (IANS Special) September 26, 2019 12:01 pm New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The pre-test recce of the first digital initiative under Census 2021 covering 75 districts across India is on completion mode and would finish its ongoing drill by the end of this month, preparing ground for detecting problems …
  • Ram Nath Kovind to visit Odisha, lay foundation for Paika memorial September 24, 2019 9:55 pm President Ram Nath Kovind President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Odisha’s Khordha district on September 27-28 to lay the foundation stone of a memorial dedicated to the 1817 Paika Rebellion against the British. The BJP had been demanding that the state …
  • Will send Indian into space by 2021: ISRO chief September 21, 2019 10:45 pm Khordha: Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) Chairperson K Sivan addresses during the 8th convocation of Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Bhubaneswar, at Argul in Khordha district, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (PTI Photo) (PTI9_21_2019_000146A) ISRO …
  • First Indian will be sent to space by our own rocket in 2021: ISRO chief K Sivan September 21, 2019 3:34 pm ISRO Chairperson K Sivan addresses during the 8th convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar, at Argul in Khordha district, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (PTI) India is moving ahead to meet its target of sending a man to space by December …
  • In Odisha, programme helps rural women turn entrepreneurs September 9, 2019 3:34 pm In Ghorodia village, SHG members read electricity meters and use their smartphones to generate bills and collect fees. “We no longer have to beg or steal from the men to pay tuition fee for our children,” says Samsa Begum, 34, as the women around her nod …
  • India: How Extension and Advisory Services Can Tackle Natural Disasters September 5, 2019 5:46 pm Mahesh Chander Natural calamities and disasters of various of varying magnitudes impact our lives. From April 26 to May 5, the cyclone Fani hit eastern Indian states, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, with winds as high as 215 km/h (three minutes …
  • Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding September 5, 2019 3:14 pm Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash Odisha in next five days, districts put on alert August 31, 2019 7:44 pm By PTI BHUBANESWAR: With heavy rains likely to pound many parts of Odisha in the next five days due to a fresh low-pressure area taking shape over Bay of Bengal, the state government on Saturday asked the districts to be prepared to meet the possible flood …
  • ‘Doubling teaching time, halving class time will help students’ August 25, 2019 9:41 pm Samir Ranjan Dash, Minister for School and Mass Education, Government of Odisha Soon after announcing the 5T (Transparency, Teamwork, Technology, Time and Transformation) action plan for higher education, the Odisha government has announced that it will …
  • India: India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191 August 16, 2019 10:41 am Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May. Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal …
  • 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water August 16, 2019 6:57 am Image Source : PTI 20 gates of Hirakud Dam opened to release excess water With the water level in Hirakud Dam rising due to incessant rain in upper catchments of Mahanadi river, the authorities opened 20 gates on Thursday to release excess water from the …
  • Odisha on High Alert! Authorities prepare to release floodwater in Mahanadi August 14, 2019 7:47 pm Image Source : PTI Image for representation Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the …
  • Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 153 in 2 states August 14, 2019 3:22 pm THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/ BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Torrential rains lashed many states of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 153 in the two southern states on Wednesday. Three …
  • Mahanadi in spate, 11 Odisha districts on high alert August 14, 2019 12:26 pm Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday asked Collectors of 11 districts to prepare for the impending flood in Mahanadi river. Due to heavy rainfall in the lower catchments of the Mahanadi, about 11 …
  • Congress will not learn its lesson: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sonia Gandhi as party chief August 11, 2019 11:48 pm Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan. (Express file photo) A day after the Congress chose Sonia Gandhi as its interim president, BJP national vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday said the main …
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan to renew party membership from Odisha August 8, 2019 11:36 pm Shivraj Singh Chouhan At a time when the BJP is trying to boost its membership in Odisha, the BJP’s national vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be renewing his party membership by enrolling from the state’s …
  • After Fani, Odisha’s recovery needs at over Rs 29,000 crore: report August 7, 2019 10:29 pm Victims of Cyclone Fani queue up outside a relief material distribution centre, in Bhubaneswar. (PTI Photo/File) A report prepared by several international agencies released by the Odisha government has pegged the state’s recovery needs at Rs 29,315 …
  • Odisha government clears projects worth Rs 1,036.39 cr August 6, 2019 4:06 pm Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven investment proposals with an investment of Rs 1036.39 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 2,778 persons. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) …
  • Ruckus in Odisha House over rising crime against minors July 23, 2019 9:46 am The Opposition members in the Odisha Assembly on Monday created ruckus demanding resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the issue of a large number of missing children and sexual assault on minor girls in the State. During zero hour, the members …
  • Odisha’s tourism sector loses Rs 732 crore in aftermath of Cyclone Fani July 20, 2019 6:12 am A fisherman arranges his fishing net before venturing out into the sea, after Cyclone Fani made landfall, in Nadia district of West Bengal, Saturday, May 4, 2019. (PTI Photo/File) Odisha has lost around Rs 732 crore in the tourism sector in the last …
  • Rath Yatra: Three dead, several injured in different parts of Odisha July 5, 2019 5:39 am Devotees pull the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balarama and Subhadra during the annual Rath Yatra, in Puri, Thursday. (PTI) At least two people died during Rath Yatra festivities in Odisha’s Jajpur district Thursday as a chariot caught fire upon snagging an …
  • Odisha receives deficit rainfall of 31.5% in June July 1, 2019 9:43 am Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Odisha experienced a rainfall deficit of 31.5 per cent in June this year, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Monday. Odisha got average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm …
  • India: Americares India Responds to #CycloneFani in Odisha June 4, 2019 6:51 am Americares is responding to the extremely severe Cyclone Fani that made landfall at Odisha Coast around 8:40 am on May 3rd. 14 districts have been affected by Fani, including Cuttack, Khordha, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur and Puri. 64 deaths have been reported so …
  • India: Odisha FANI cyclone Assessment Report May 26, 2019 6:49 am Introduction Indian Red Cross society National headquarters deployed the Assessment Team to the state of Odisha on 8th May for assessing the needs of the extremely severe cyclone Fani affected population; following is the details of the situation Report …
  • Odisha: BJP Mandal president shot dead in Khordha April 14, 2019 9:39 pm [India], Apr 15 (ANI): BJP Khordha Mandal President Manguli Jena was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants near his party office, the police said. Further details are awaited. (ANI)
  • Monsoon advances in Odisha, to cover entire state on Sunday June 13, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The south-west monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of Odisha and is expected to cover entire State in next 24 hours. On Saturday, the monsoon covered Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore, …
  • Covid-19: 5,235 fresh cases in Odisha, positivity goes below 8% June 12, 2021 7:54 am The cumulative active cases stood at 66,226 as on Friday (Picture used for representational purpose only)BHUBANESWAR: The state’s test positivity rate came down to 7.9% on Friday with the detection of 5,235 new infections from among the 65,635 samples …
  • Decision on lockdown relaxation post Raja festival June 12, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The test positivity rate (TPR) may have come down below five per cent (pc) in half of Odisha, but the State government on Friday made it clear that the decision on phase-wise unlock process will be taken next week …
  • Congress workers in Odisha protest fuel price hike June 12, 2021 3:20 am By Express News Service JEYPORE/BARIPADA: Protesting the fuel price hike by the Centre, Congress workers staged demonstration in front of different  petrol pumps in Koraput and Mayurbhanj districts on Friday.  In Koraput’s Kotpad block, the party …
  • Low-pressure forms over Bay of Bengal, likely to become more marked in 24 hours June 11, 2021 3:02 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A low-pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on Friday morning is likely to become more marked in the next 24 hours. The system now lies over northwest Bay of Bengal, adjoining Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coast …
  • COVID-19: 11 districts turn green zone in Odisha June 11, 2021 5:31 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the positive rate is on a declining trend, the new cases saw a jump as 6,097 more people tested positive for the virus in last 24 hours against 5,896 cases two days back. The number of fatalities also rose to 44 …
  • COVID cases down in Odisha, but early unlock may prove disastrous June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the State government is preparing to start the unlock process in the districts recording a test positivity rate of less than five per cent (pc), health experts warned that the early relaxation may prove …
  • Three held with brown sugar worth Rs 1 cr June 8, 2021 3:59 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Commissionerate Police seized over one kg of brown sugar worth about Rs 1 crore and arrested three drug peddlers in the city. The drug peddlers, SK Tamir, SK Ersat and SK Allauddin of Gobindapur in Mayurbhanj district, were …
  • BJP leader Rohit Kumar Pradhan beaten to death in Odisha's Mayurbhanj June 7, 2021 4:56 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: A youth BJP leader of Balasore was allegedly beaten to death by three persons over a trivial issue of vehicle overtaking in Kaptipada police limits on Saturday night. Rohit Kumar Pradhan, a native of Mansingh Bazaar under …
  • Low pressure to end heat chain in Odisha by June 10 June 7, 2021 4:56 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Relief from Covid transmission may take some time in Odisha but with the low pressure forming over north Bay of Bengal, it could break the heat and humidity chain in the State, finally. The system is expected to pull …
  • Central team reaches Odisha, to visit cyclone-hit areas from Monday June 6, 2021 7:46 pm By PTI BHUBANESHWAR: An Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) reached Odisha on Sunday to make on-the-spot assessment of damages caused by cyclone Yaas that hit the state's coast on May 26, official sources said. The seven-member team headed by …
  • BJP leader beaten to death over 'road rage' in Mayurbhanj June 6, 2021 11:08 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Rohit Kumar Pradhan, a BJP leader of Balasore was allegedly beaten to death by three persons over aberrant overtaking on Saturday night. Pradhan, a native of Mansingh Bazaar under Town police limits, was the district …
  • 8-feet-long King Cobra rescued in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj June 6, 2021 10:20 am Jun 06, 2021, 03:29PM ISTSource: ANIA woman, Sasmita Gochhait rescued an 8-feet-long King Cobra on June 05 who entered into a residential area in Mayurbhanj. She had never rescued any King Cobra before. Sasmita, along with forest department officials …
  • 28 Lodha families to be relocated soon June 6, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  Plans are afoot to relocate as many as 28 families of the Lodha tribe as part of the Balasore administration’s effort to mainstream the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG) living in Kuldiha sanctuary here. The …
  • IMD predicts low pressure over bay, monsoon advancement towards Odisha June 3, 2021 7:01 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A low pressure area is likely to form over north-west Bay of Bengal around June 10 and it will help in the advancement of south-west monsoon towards Odisha. The south-west monsoon usually reaches Odisha 10 to 12 days …
  • Odisha saw 3.19 lakh Covid-19 cases, 737 deaths in May alone June 2, 2021 8:04 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: While new Covid-19 cases are declining in Odisha, the State reported the highest single-day fatalities as 37 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative death toll to 2,791. As many as 8, …
  • Indian State Authorities Order Probe as Photos of 'Naked Patients' Lying on Hospital Floor Go Viral June 1, 2021 3:32 pm India 07:23 GMT 01.06.2021Get short URL Over the past few weeks, India's unpreparedness for the second wave came to light, exposing the nation's inadequate health infrastructure. On a daily basis, the country had been reporting record numbers of …
  • Odisha reports record 37 COVID deaths in a day June 1, 2021 10:22 am By PTI BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha reported the highest single-day COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday as 37 people lost their lives, taking the toll to 2,791, a Health Department official said. The state also reported 8,735 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 7,73, …
  • Test positivity rate declines but high share of RATs big concern in Odisha June 1, 2021 5:48 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded 8,313 cases on Monday marking a drop from  9,541 the previous day. The test positivity rate (TPR) also dropped to 13.5 per cent from 14.5 per cent a day before. However, even as the State government …
  • COVID: Odisha extends lockdown till June 17 May 31, 2021 2:16 am Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Odisha extends coronavirus lockdown till June 17. The Odisha government on Sunday announced extension of the lockdown by 16 more days till June 17 to further stem the spread of coronavirus. The second phase of the …
  • Umerkote SNCU tops in child care May 30, 2021 7:39 am By Express News Service UMERKOTE:  The Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) at Umerkote SDH (Sub Divisional Hospital ) in Nabarangpur district has clinched the first place in the State for its dedicated service. A notification in this regard was shared by the …
  • COVID-19 cases on the rise in rural Odisha, containment zones emerge May 30, 2021 5:36 am However, there has been improvement in the overall test positivity rate of the State. During past three days, Kailash Chandra Behera, Block Development Officer (BDO) of Ersama in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, has received distress calls about COVID-19 …
  • Water projects in affected districts in Odisha yet to be repaired May 29, 2021 6:55 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  In the absence of electricity, a large number of drinking water projects in the cyclone affected districts are yet to be made functional. Even as Tata Power North Odisha Distribution Limited (TPNODL) claimed to have …
  • Major roads in Yaas-hit districts repaired, claims Odisha government May 29, 2021 6:55 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The State government on Friday claimed to have repaired all major roads in cyclone affected districts. Official sources said out of the 70 roads under Works department in Balasore district, 53 were damaged. Vehicular …
  • Elephants enter village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj, locals terrified May 23, 2021 5:37 pm May 23, 2021, 10:07PM ISTSource: ANIAround 17 elephants crossed river stream and entered village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj, causing panic. Team of forest department was seen trying to send back the elephants into forest.
  • Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak, Balasore to be worst hit by Yass May 23, 2021 10:58 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 23 (ANI): Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak and Balasore districts are likely to be worst affected by the cyclonic storm Yaas which will reach the state on May 26, Umashankar Das, Deputy Director of India Meteorological Department (IMD) …
  • Odisha: Woman cop makes mum-to-be walk 3km in Mayurbhanj, suspended March 31, 2021 5:48 pm
  • Farmer develops electric vehicle in Mayurbhanj March 15, 2021 12:42 pm Mar 15, 2021, 04:30AM ISTSource: ANIA farmer in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj has built a four-wheeled electric vehicle during the lockdown. The electric vehicle is powered by 850 watts of motor and 100Ah/54 volts of battery. Sushil Agarwal built his car just by …
  • 2 arrested with elephant tusk in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj February 27, 2021 9:42 pm Feb 27, 2021, 02:31PM ISTSource: ANITwo persons have been arrested in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. They were caught by police for possessing elephant tusk on February 26. The forest officials recovered 8 pieces of elephant tusk weighing 44.9 kg from the …
  • Shooting of Chinmay and Prakruti- starrer going on in Mayurbhanj January 17, 2021 2:09 pm
  • Elephant fear grips Mayurbhanj villages December 28, 2020 3:26 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: A herd comprising 35 elephants has been giving sleepless nights to residents of villages under Betnoti and Rashgobdindpur forest ranges for the last 17 days. The herd with five males, 20 females and five calves, has caused …
  • Lac handicrafts uplifting livelihood of Mayurbhanj women December 28, 2020 12:54 am Dec 28, 2020, 04:30AM ISTSource: ANIWomen are earning their bread and butter by lac handicraft in Mayurbhanj district’s Thakurmunda. Over 100 women make bangles, plates and other beautiful items from lac. Odisha government incentives are being provided for …
  • NOU renamed after Mayurbhanj king December 24, 2020 7:00 am BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Wednesday renamed the North Orissa University in Baripada as Maharaja Sriram Chandra Banja Deo University. The state government is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of the erstwhile Mayurbhanj king, who is known …
  • North Orissa University now bears Mayurbhanj Maharaja’s name December 24, 2020 4:23 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  North Orissa University (NOU) was officially rechristened Maharaja Sri Ram Chandra Bhanja Deo University after a  notification in this regard was issued by the Higher Education department on Wednesday.Two days after Chief …
  • Jumbo herd from Jharkhand creates mayhem in Mayurbhanj villages December 11, 2020 3:07 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: A herd of elephants that had sneaked into Rashgobindpur in Baripada wildlife range from Dalma sanctuary in Jharkhand recently has been giving sleepless nights to residents of around 40 villages nearby. The herd comprising …
  • Odisha: Mild tremor in Mayurbhanj district, no injury or damage to property December 4, 2020 11:42 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An earthquake with a magnitude 3.9 on the Richter Scale hit Mayurbhanj district in Odisha on late Thursday night. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the low-intensity earthquake occurred at 2:13 am and the …
  • Odisha: Elephants wreak havoc, villagers spend sleepless nights in Mayurbhanj November 27, 2020 6:34 pm Nov 27, 2020, 10:07PM ISTSource: TNNA herd of wild elephants have been creating havoc in Odisha's Mayurbhanj districts causing damage to several houses and crops. They have created terror among villagers. According to villagers, a herd of elephants is …
  • Watch: Cows chase away herd of elephants in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj November 6, 2020 11:49 pm Nov 07, 2020, 04:30AM ISTSource: ANICows were seen chasing a herd of elephants in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj. The incident occurred in the Karanjia Forest Division area on November 05. Locals complained of a persisting elephant menace in the area.
  • Infant branded in Mayurbhanj village September 27, 2020 3:57 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: In a shocking incident, a one-month-old infant was branded with hot iron to cure her of stomach infection and remove black spots from her body. The incident occurred in Tikarpada village within Khunta police limits. The …
  • Daily wager sells cow to buy smart phone for daughter in Odisha's Mayurbhanj September 13, 2020 6:52 am Express News Service BARIPADA: With classes going online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 48-year-old Ganeshwar Jena, a daily wager of tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district, did not let poverty come in way of his daughter’s education. He sold his only cow to …
  • Rain fury: Woman dies in wall collapse another swept away in Odisha's Mayurbhanj August 27, 2020 4:14 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Heavy rains for the last two days wreaked havoc in Mayurbhanj, inundating vast tracts of land and upending lives across the district. An elderly woman was killed and her 25-year-old daughter seriously injured after the …
  • Forest dwellers in Odisha's Mayurbhanj sell dry sal lives to get by August 9, 2020 2:24 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: There seems to be no end to the sufferings of forest dwellers of Mayurbhanj district, who make a living by collecting and selling minor produce like dry sal leaves.  Closure of restaurants, roadside eateries and weekly …
  • Porous borders between Balasore, Mayurbhanj districts spark coronavirus panic July 21, 2020 7:36 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Residents of many villages of Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts sharing borders with West Bengal and Jharkhand are living in anxiety and fear of Covid-19 after the administration removed barricades and opened major routes …
  • Odisha: Mayurbhanj's Rajmata dies aged 94 July 13, 2020 8:00 pm Bharati Rajya Laxmi Devi BHUBANESWAR: Rajmata of Mayurbhanj, Bharati Rajya Laxmi Devi, passed away on Sunday at the age of 94 at The Belgadia Palace in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. She was born on February 8, 1927, to King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah …
  • Forest dept rescues copper headed trinket snake in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj June 14, 2020 2:11 am Jun 14, 2020, 06:00AM ISTSource: ANIA rare ‘copper headed trinket snake’ was rescued by the forest department officials in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. They rescued the snake with the help of locals on June 12. It was rescued from the district collector’s …
  • Acid thrown on sleeping mentally-ill man in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district June 9, 2020 5:00 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: In a shocking incident, a mentally-challenged person sustained serious burn injuries after unidentified miscreants poured acid on him while he was sleeping in Jadida village within Kaptipada police limits in Mayurbhanj …
  • Softshell turtle rescued by forest dept in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj June 3, 2020 2:47 am Jun 03, 2020, 05:30AM ISTSource: ANIA softshell turtle was rescued by the forest department officials in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. They rescued the Trionychidae with the help of locals on June 01. Softshell turtle is one of the rare species of turtle. …
  • Odisha coronavirus: Two more test +ve in Mayurbhanj, tally 11 May 17, 2020 6:54 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: The district on Saturday reported two more Covid-19 cases from Pingu panchayat in Kaptipada block and Baripada Municipality area. The persons had returned from Surat and West Bengal.  The first patient, a 16-year-old boy, …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Three more positive cases in Odisha's Mayurbhanj May 10, 2020 4:35 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Panic gripped residents of Pingu panchayat in Mayurbhanj district after three more Surat returnees tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday. The three patients aged 20, 26 and 30 were lodged in temporary Covid care centres …
  • Lightning claims lives of six people in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Sundargarh April 25, 2020 3:09 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: At least four persons of Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts and two of Sundargarh died when lightning struck them during a Nor’wester on Friday.  While three of them -  Jamini Mohanta, Dibyashankar Mohanta and Kaushik …
  • Coronavirus in Odisha: Mayurbhanj cops given face shields April 13, 2020 3:37 pm
  • Odisha's Mayurbhanj villages in dark on coronavirus March 16, 2020 6:25 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Subhani Tudu of Bhagbatpur village has not been sending her six-year-old son Sameer to the local anganwandi centre for the last couple of days. Sameer says the centre was closed but neither he nor his father know why. At a …
  • Chief Secretary reviews development plans in Mayurbhanj December 21, 2019 1:54 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: All development projects being executed in five blocks of Mayurbhanj district under Odisha Mineral Bearing Area Development Corporation (OMBADC) funds will be completed within one and half years, said Chief Secretary Asit …
  • Witchcraft violence continues unabated in Odisha's Mayurbhanj December 10, 2019 2:06 am Express News Service BARIPADA: The State Government’s efforts to end witchcraft violence seem to have not yielded the desired result in Mayurbhanj district where such incidents continue to occur at alarming regularity.   On Sunday, a 42-year-old woman was …
  • Raped a month back, lecturer in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district commits suicide December 2, 2019 4:55 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: A woman lecturer, who was allegedly raped by one of her relatives, ‘committed suicide’ on Saturday night, a month after police failed to take action against the accused. The incident prompted Mayrubhanj SP Parmar Smit …
  • Odisha: Snake rescued from house in Mayurbhanj October 28, 2019 12:30 pm
  • Bridge collapse disrupts link to three panchayats of Mayurbhanj district September 13, 2019 4:26 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Road communication to three panchayats of Mayurbhanj district was disrupted after a bridge over Gangadhar river collapsed due to incessant rains on Wednesday. Locals alleged that the old bridge at Chatrama-Badasatsol, just …
  • Man found snake inside parcel in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj August 27, 2019 2:51 am 26 Aug 2019, 04:20PM ISTSource: ANIA person found a poisonous snake inside a courier parcel while unpacking it in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. Locals got panicked after seeing snake in the parcel. The person, who received the parcel, informed the Forest …
  • 5.5-Feet Cobra Found Inside Parcel, Rescued By Forest Department In Odisha's Mayurbhanj District August 26, 2019 2:14 pm A Cobra snake who was found in a parcel sent through courier service, was rescued by the forest department in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on Monday. The snake, a 5.5 feet deadly cobra came through a courier service in ward number 5 of Rairangpur area in …
  • Elephant herd enters village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj, destroys huts and crops August 13, 2019 3:43 am 13 Aug 2019, 08:47AM ISTSource: ANIA herd of elephants strayed into a village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj. Wild elephants destroyed crops and few huts in the area. Locals alleged that there is lack of vigilance from forest departments. Terrified locals demand …
  • 17-Month-Old Baby Girl Raped By Relative In Odisha's Mayurbhanj July 9, 2019 5:40 am A baby girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Odisha's Mayurbhanj. (Representational Image) Mayurbhanj, Odisha: A 17-month-old baby girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Mayurbhanj district on the evening of July 5, police said. The girl was …
  • Four killed, three injured as bus rams into truck in Mayurbhanj June 29, 2019 4:03 am By Express News Service BARIPADA (ODISHA): At least four persons were killed and three others sustained critical injuries in a road mishap on National Highway 18 in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. Police sources said the mishap took place near Agria under …
  • Odisha: Locals shave head of couple in Mayurbhanj’s Mandua village June 25, 2019 2:19 pm Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 25, 2019, 6:37 pm IST Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 6:37 pm IST Mayurbhanj (Odisha): Locals of Mayubhanj’s Mandua village on June 22 allegedly mistreated a couple and shaved their heads after finding out about …
  • Mayurbhanj faces scarcity of clean drinking water June 2, 2019 8:43 am One villager said, ‘Sometimes we see insects in the water we collect. We want govt to give us tubewells so that we get clean groundwater.’  Last year in November, the Odisha government had declared drought of moderate and severe nature in 19 districts of …
  • One well for 600 villagers in Mayurbhanj district May 17, 2019 1:04 pm By Express News Service BARIPADA: Water crisis in rural areas of Mayurbhanj district has deepened in various areas as the mercury soars by the day. The crisis is acute in Wards  1, 5 and 6 of Patpur village of Talapada panchayat under Badasahi block. A …
  • 500 policemen exercise their franchise via postal ballots in Mayurbhanj April 26, 2019 6:51 pm [India], Apr 26 (ANI): More than 500 policemen deployed in election duty exercised their franchise for the ongoing Lok Sabha polls through postal ballot system here on Friday. Cops were given an opportunity to cast their votes at Reserve police field as …
  • PC culture delayed projects in Mayurbhanj, alleges Tudu April 21, 2019 6:53 am By Express News Service  An electrical engineer in Odisha Hydro Power Corporation, Bisweswar Tudu took VRS to fight the General Elections as BJP Parliamentary constituency candidate from Mayurbhanj this time. A political novice, he is pitted against BJD …
  • JMM to field Anjani Soren from Mayurbhanj March 11, 2019 6:00 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Shibu Soren’s daughter Anjani will contest from Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha constituency, the party’s Central Working president Hemant Soren said. The candidature of Anjani, Hemant Soren’s …
  • Ticket seekers step up efforts in Mayurbhanj March 7, 2019 4:55 am Express News Service BARIPADA: With the General Elections drawing closer, ticket aspirants for Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha seat have stepped up campaigning through banners, posters, hoardings and social media platforms to remain politically relevant till the …
  • Class 6 student found 5-month pregnant in Mayurbhanj district February 8, 2019 6:42 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Tension ran high in Morada area of Mayurbhanj district after a Class VI student of a Mahanpur Government residential school for SC and ST children was found five months pregnant. The accused is a 14-year-old student of the …
  • Village in Odisha's Mayurbhanj facing lack of basic amenities for survival January 25, 2019 2:48 am [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Development is still a far cry for more than 700 villagers of a village in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. As claimed by villagers, the village is facing lack of basic amenities for survival.  One of the villagers, …
  • Stir hits courts in Mayurbhanj January 18, 2019 2:49 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Activities in all judicial courts in Mayurbhanj district were paralysed on Thursday as lawyers took out a procession here demanding establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Baripada. Mayurbhanj District …
  • Santhals pray for forefathers at Mayurbhanj’s Baruni Ghat January 17, 2019 2:38 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Thousands of Santhals on Wednesday immersed the mortal remains of their dead family members at Baruni Ghat, the confluence of Budhabalanga, Jarali and Sarali rivers, in Mayurbhanj district. This is a part of the three-day …
  • Elephant dies of electrocution in Odisha's Mayurbhanj November 16, 2018 1:07 pm Nov 16, 2018, 15:24 ISTSource: ANIIn yet another unfortunate incident, an elephant died of electrocution in Odisha's Mayurbhanj. The adult elephant died after coming in contact with 11 kW wire. The elephant was under the jurisdiction of the Simlipal …
  • Mayurbhanj: Doctors forced to treat patients under candlelight September 25, 2018 3:36 pm Sep 25, 2018, 17:30 ISTSource: TNNDoctors in a hospital in Odisha's Mayurbhanj are being forced to dispense medical treatment to patients using candles and flashlights, risking the lives of many, due to an acute crisis of power in the area. The reason …
  •  Mayurbhanj district activists detains two tuskers to protest against their relocation July 4, 2018 2:36 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  Activists of Mayurbhanj district unit of Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) detained two trained tuskers who were on their way to Satkosia Tiger Reserve at Phulbandh Chowk, around 27 km from Jashipur, in protest …
  • Witchcraft spreads its vicious tentacles in Mayurbhanj, Balasore June 24, 2018 1:24 am Express News Service BARIPADA: Witchcraft, a superstitious practice, has become a matter of grave concern in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts. Two such sorcery related cases highlight the vicious grip of the practice in the rural tribal areas where people …
  • Rain brings little relief in Mayurbhanj  June 21, 2018 1:57 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Despite hopes that thundershowers would help end a raging heat wave in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district, the rain brought only limited relief on Wednesday.  The day temperature has been ranging from 40 to 42 degree …
  • Elephant-man tussle unabated in Mayurbhanj April 25, 2018 1:57 am Image used for representational purpose. (Express File Photo) BARIPADA: People in the interior pockets of Baripada sadar of Mayurbhanj district had been living in fear after one person was reportedly killed in attack by an elephant. Bisu Dehuri allies Sibu …
  • Watch: Rare 17-feet king cobra rescued from Mayurbhanj April 15, 2018 1:42 am
  • Trainee Pilot Injured As IAF Trainer Jet Crashes In Odisha's Mayurbhanj March 20, 2018 12:20 pm A Hawk aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday afternoon during a routine training sortie after taking off from Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal. The trainee pilot, who has been injured in the accident, has  …
  • Indian Air Force plane crashes near Jharkhand border in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, pilots injured March 20, 2018 11:14 am An Indian Air Force plane crashed near the Odisha-Jharkhand border after taking off from Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal, official sources said. As per reports, severely injured pilots have been rushed to a nearby hospital. According to Jamshedpur Senior …
  • Crafts, food & more at Mayurbhanj fest March 15, 2018 7:34 pm STAGE SET: Actor Uttam Mohanty (centre) and other delegates release the Mayurbhanj Festival brochure in Bhubaneswar. Picture by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar: A replica of Jwalamukhi Temple, one of the 51 shakti peeths of Goddess Shakti, located in Mayurbhanj, …
  • Denied hearse, tribal carries son’s body for 10 kilometres in Mayurbhanj March 11, 2018 1:51 am BARIPADA: In a sordid re-run of the story of Dana Majhi, who had to walk a 10-km distance shouldering the body of his wife sparking off widespread outrage, a tribal man from Mayurbhanj district carried his dead son to Baripada bus stand as he was unable to …
  • Elephants destroy 12 houses, consume paddy in Mayurbhanj district March 5, 2018 12:12 am A damaged house in Bijatala block of Mayurbhanj district | EPS BARIPADA: A herd of five elephants went on the rampage in Bijatala block of Mayurbhanj district in the last two days and destroyed 12 houses and a primary school. The elephants also ate up …
  • Mayurbhanj girl’s death not related to MR vaccine: Govt February 9, 2018 11:08 pm BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Friday denied that the five-year-old girl of Khunta area in Mayurbhanj district died due to complications following administration of Measles and Rubella vaccine. Jyotsna Mallick, daughter of Sanjay Mallick of …
  • Odisha: Mentally challenged girl raped in Mayurbhanj district February 8, 2018 6:23 am The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim's father filed a complaint against three people from the village. Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha's Mayurbhanj …
  • Mentally challenged girl raped in Odisha's Mayurbhanj February 8, 2018 4:37 am Mayurbhanj: A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim's father filed a complaint against three people from the village out of …
  • Odisha: Mentally challenged girl raped by father’s friend in Mayurbhanj district February 8, 2018 4:14 am Mayurbhanj (Odisha): A mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in Pathuri Panchayat of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. The incident took place on Tuesday night after which the victim’s father filed a complaint against three people from the village out …
  • Fake currency racket busted in Mayurbhanj, student held February 3, 2018 1:42 am Tarun Kumar Jena BARIPADA: Rashgobindpur police of Mayurbhanj district on Friday claimed to have busted a fake currency racket with the arrest of a college student. Counterfeit notes worth Rs 2 lakhs were also seized by the cops. The arrested was …
  • Jharkhand Police raids poacher's house in Mayurbhanj, seizes animal bone and Rs 14 lakh January 17, 2018 12:25 pm BARIPADA: A team of Jharkhand police on Wednesday seized animal bones alongside cash worth Rs 14 lakh during a search at the house of a wildlife smuggler in Mayurbhanj's Padampur village located within Jashipur police limits. The team which raided the …
  • Jumbos wreak havoc in both Mayurbhanj and Balasore December 7, 2017 5:10 am BARIPADA: Forest officials are facing a tough task to drive away the herd of elephants which has now broken up into small groups and is wreaking havoc in paddy fields of both Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts.The elephants are coming out from the deep …
  • Mayurbhanj tribals seek GST relief on Sal leaves November 27, 2017 4:13 am BARIPADA:The imposition of Goods and Service Tax (GST) on Sal leaves has taken a toll on the livelihood of forest dwellers in Mayurbhanj district. The new tax regime has affected both the buyers and sellers who now have to pay `5 as GST for Sal leaves …
  • Jumbo scare in Mayurbhanj November 24, 2017 6:52 pm ELEPHANTINE PROBLEM: File picture of jumbos at a forest in Odisha Baripada: Residents of Mayurbhanj district and wildlife personnel are spending sleepless nights because of jumbo menace. Several herds of elephant have been wrecking havoc in Rairangpur for …
  • Sorcery suspicion claims two minors’ lives in Odisha's Mayurbhanj July 23, 2017 6:27 am Image for representational purpose only. BARIPADA: Bodies of two minor boys, who had been missing along with their mother since Tuesday, were found from a mango orchard of a village in Mayurbhanj district on Friday evening. Sorcery is suspected to be the …
  • Four killed, two hurt by lightning in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district July 7, 2017 2:48 pm For representational purpose BARIPADA: At least four persons were killed and two women sustained burn injuries due to lightning at two separate places in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The incidents took place at Tikarpada under Baripada Sadar police …
  • Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting govt official May 16, 2017 3:27 am BARIPADA (ODISHA): A Baripada court today remanded BJP Mayurbhanj district president and three other leaders to judicial custody in connection with a case of assault on a government official. Mayurbhanj district sessions judge Pramod Kumar Jena rejected …
  • Mayurbhanj BJP chief sent to jail for assaulting government official May 15, 2017 12:05 pm By: PTI | Baripada | Published:May 15, 2017 4:39 pm A Baripada court today remanded BJP Mayurbhanj district president and three other leaders to judicial custody in connection with a case of assault on a government official. Mayurbhanj district sessions …
  • Five killed as tractor, bus collide in Mayurbhanj; locals seek compensation April 4, 2017 1:52 pm BHUBANESWAR: Five persons were killed and over 15 injured when a bus collided head-on with a tractor in Dalki village near Kherna forests of Mayurbhanj on Tuesday. The incident occurred at around 11:30 am when the bus traveling from Jashipur to Badampahad …
  • Sights and flavours of Mayurbhanj January 9, 2017 10:27 am A dancer performs at  Mayurbhanj Utsav in Bhubaneswar. Telegraph picture   Bhubaneswar, Jan. 8: From delicious food and fascinating tribal dance recitals to soaking in Makar revelry, the three-day Mayurbhanj Utsav was a hit. The annual festival, organised …