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  • Odisha Open: Malvika Bansod cruises into quarters January 27, 2022 11:24 am IMAGE: 20-year-old Malvika Bansod took just over half an hour to dispatch 16-year-old Tasnim. Photograph: Badminton Association of India Continuing her good run of form, young Indian shuttler Malvika Bansod got the better of compatriot and junior world No. …
  • Former Odisha Royal Family Descendant Killed By Son Over Property: Police January 27, 2022 6:36 am Odisha murder: Accused's wife said the mother and son had a dispute over properties. (Representational) Cuttack: The descendant of an erstwhile royal family of Odisha was allegedly hacked to death by her son over property dispute in Cuttack, police …
  • Siddharth stuns sixth seed Sheng in Odisha Open January 26, 2022 6:27 pm IMAGE: Siddharth Pratap Singh. Photograph: Twitter Unheralded Indian shuttler Siddharth Pratap Singh stunned sixth seed Xiaodong Sheng of Canada in straight games while third seed Subhankar Dey eased past compatriot Jagadeesh Kalaga to enter the third …
  • No iota of doubt about the sanctity of COVID tests conducted at Odisha Open: BAI January 26, 2022 5:56 pm New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): In the wake of the high number of positive COVID-19 cases at the ongoing Odisha Open Super 100 tournament, the Badminton Association of India has clarified that the tests are being conducted according to the protocols …
  • TPR drops below 10 per cent in State January 26, 2022 5:43 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The test positivity rate (TPR) dropped below 10 per cent (pc) after over a fortnight in Odisha as the new Covid-19 cases continued to fall for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday. The State reported 5,892 fresh cases …
  • Republic Day recollections :: S Balakrishnan January 26, 2022 3:35 am Republic Day recollections S Balakrishnan * My desire to witness the gala Republic Day parade in Delhi’s Rajpath is difficult to be realized at this age. Caged in the gallery/stand for hours together in the shivering foggy cold morning of Delhi, I can’ …
  • Yuvraj Singh, wife Hazel blessed with baby boy January 25, 2022 8:15 pm World Cup-winning former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday announced that he and his wife Hazel Keech had been blessed with a baby boy. Yuvraj broke the news to his fans, family and friends on his social media handles where he thanked god and asked …
  • Shaping the Future of Cancer Care in India January 25, 2022 8:50 am Technology is transforming the landscape of cancer care, far more than we can imagine. The conversation is now about delivering precise, personalised care to patients across India, beyond the metros.  Experts agree that during the pandemic, there was …
  • IMD issues dense fog warning for three days January 25, 2022 3:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast dense fog in parts of Odisha in the next three days. Dense fog warning has been issued for one or two places in Balangir, Sonepur, Boudh, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, …
  • Low-key Republic Day parade, 10 contingents to participate January 25, 2022 2:58 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Only 10 contingents will take part in the State level Republic Day parade, which will be held in a low-key manner due to the pandemic this year.  School students will not participate in the parade to be held at Mahatma …
  • High Court dismisses PILs challenging amendments to Varsities Act January 25, 2022 2:58 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Monday dismissed three PILs challenging the validity of the Orissa Universities (Amendment) Act, 2020, which brought all varsities in the State under one law. The petitions alleged that the …
  • Girl, 5, Raped On Rooftop At Home In Odisha, Battling For Life: Cops January 24, 2022 11:44 am The incident happened on Sunday when the girl was alone at home, police said. (Representational) Puri: A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped on the rooftop of her house in Odisha's Puri town, police said on Monday. The girl is at present fighting …
  • India hails Netaji on 125th birth anniversary January 24, 2022 8:28 am Prime Minister unveils Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose hologram statue at India Gate New Delhi: The nation on Sunday paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary, with leaders hailing his “monumental” contribution to India’s freedom …
  • Windies white-ball series changed to two venues January 24, 2022 8:18 am MUMBAI, India, CMC – The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) has shifted next month’s white-ball series against West Indies to only two stadiums instead of six, in order to “mitigate biosecurity risks” amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Originally, the February 6 …
  • BJD wants Union Min Tudu’s resignation  January 24, 2022 8:07 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  The district unit of the BJD on Sunday demanded immediate resignation of Minister of State for Tribal Affairs and Jal Shakti Bisweshwar Tudu for allegedly manhandling two officers of the Mayurbhanj district planning board …
  • Odisha to ‘wait and watch’ amid downward trend in daily cases January 24, 2022 5:32 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The downward trend in new Covid-19 cases in Odisha for the last four days notwithstanding, the health officials on Sunday opted for ‘wait and watch" instead of summing it up as the beginning of the end of the third …
  • SCB medical college plans Odisha’s first heart transplantation unit January 24, 2022 2:46 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The SCB Medical College and Hospital has started the process to open a heart transplantation unit. Head of the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) department Prof Manoj Patnaik has written to the State government …
  • No contest in Nuagan gram panchayat polls January 24, 2022 2:46 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Unlike other gram panchayats in the State, Nuagan under Banki block will not witness any fight for the posts of sarpanch, panchayat Samiti member, and ward member during the rural polls. A gruesome double murder over …
  • Bollywood celebs commemorate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary January 23, 2022 5:55 pm Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 23 (ANI): As Sunday marked Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary, several B-town celebs took to their social media handles and commemorated the occasion. Veteran actor Dharmendra shared a picture of …
  • Subhas Chandra Bose birth anniversary: What is 'Parakram Diwas' and why it is celebrated January 23, 2022 11:05 am Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary is marked as "Parakram Diwas" Trinamool Congress celebrate Bose's birth anniversary as 'Desh Nayak Diwas' Bose, called as Netaji, was one of the most prominent leaders of Indian …
  • No panchayat elections in Dhinkia  January 23, 2022 6:57 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Election to Dhinkia gram panchayat in Jagatsinghpur district will not be held now as the terms of the sarpanch and 23 ward members are yet to be over. The gram panchayat has been in news for villagers’ agitation against …
  • India to host West Indies series in two cities January 23, 2022 6:31 am NEW DELHI: India’s upcoming One-day International and Twenty20 international series against West Indies will be hosted in two cities to minimise “bio-security risks” amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Saturday. The white- …
  • Qatar - Stokes and Archer missing from auction Rahul gets $2.3mn deal January 23, 2022 4:58 am (MENAFN- Gulf Times) England's Ben Stokes, Australia's Mitchell Starc and veteran West Indies big-hitter Chris Gayle are among the stars missing from the upcoming auction for the Indian Premier League, media reports said yesterday. More than 1,200 …
  • Ahmedabad, Kolkata to host series against WI January 22, 2022 11:57 pm Ahmedabad and Kolkata will host the upcoming three ODIs and as many T20Is, respectively, against the West Indies, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Saturday, curtailing the number of venues to reduce travelling in view of the COVID- …
  • Ahmedabad, Kolkata to host ODIs, T20Is against West Indies: BCCI January 22, 2022 8:00 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Ahmedabad and Kolkata will host the upcoming three ODIs and as many T20 Internationals, respectively, against the West Indies, the BCCI said on Saturday, curtailing the number of venues to reduce travelling in view of the COVID-19 …
  • Cricket-India-Windies series to be played in two cities due to COVID-19 – BCCI January 22, 2022 6:33 pm FILE PHOTO: The shadow of a man falls on a backdrop with the logo of the India’s cricket board BCCI before the start of a news conference to announce its cricket team’s coach, in Mumbai, India, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Francis MascarenhasIndia’s …
  • India vs West Indies ODIs and T20Is to be played in Ahmedabad and Kolkata as BCCI reduces venues due to Covid-19 January 22, 2022 4:55 pm The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced changes in venues for West Indies tour of India, keeping in mind the evolving Covid-19 situation in the country. West Indies are scheduled to play 3 ODIs and as many T20Is from February …
  • West Indies tour of India 2022: Kolkata, Ahmedabad chosen as venues for ODI, T20I series January 22, 2022 4:20 pm The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday, announced a change in venues for the upcoming West Indies’ Tour of India. The West Indies are scheduled to arrive in India for a white-ball series comprising three ODIs and as many T20Is on …
  • India-Windies series to be played in two cities due to COVID-19 - BCCI January 22, 2022 4:12 pm India's upcoming One Day International and Twenty20 international series against West Indies will be hosted in two cities to minimise "biosecurity risks" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Saturday. The white- …
  • Odisha cops provide green corridor to IAS officer's ailing father till Bhubaneswar airport January 22, 2022 10:33 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Commissionerate Police provided green corridor to Surat Municipal Commissioner and Odia IAS officer Banchhanidhi Pani's ailing father Indramani Pani from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack to Biju Patnaik …
  • OPSC Recruitment 2022: Apply for 123 Assistant Agriculture Officer Posts; Get Good Salary & Other Benefits January 22, 2022 5:54 am Agriculture Officer in the Field Latest Job: We have an exciting job opportunity for the agriculture and science graduates. The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) is inviting online applications for the recruitment of 123 Assistant Agriculture Officer …
  • Orissa HC upholds compulsory retirement of judicial officer for being inefficient January 22, 2022 5:20 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court has ruled that there is no scope for judicial interference into compulsory retirement given to a judicial officer for being inefficient and not meeting the required standards to discharge the duty of …
  • Odisha has 8th highest active cases of COVID in country despite drop in daily caseload January 21, 2022 6:19 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the new COVID-19 cases dropped from 11,607 to 10,368 and the test positivity rate (TPR) from 16.7 per cent (pc) to 13.9 pc in last 24 hours, Odisha has been placed at eighth position among the states and UTs in …
  • BJD leaders flout COVID norm during nominations for Odisha panchayat elections January 21, 2022 6:18 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR/CUTTACK/ BHAWANIPATNA: Despite State Election Commission (SEC) and Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) guidelines, violation of COVID protocol by the ruling BJD during filing of nomination papers for the upcoming …
  • Bulli Bai case: Mumbai police arrests MBA graduate from Jharsuguda January 21, 2022 3:02 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Mumbai Police's Cyber Crime Branch on Thursday arrested an MBA graduate from Jharsuguda in connection with the sensitive Bulli Bai hate app case. A team conducted raid at 28-year-old Neeraj Singh's house in …
  • Odisha gears up to host BWF Odisha Open 2022 January 21, 2022 12:59 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 21 (ANI): Odisha Government is all set to host the international badminton tournament - Odisha Open 2022 from January 25 to 30, which will witness over 300 players from 18 countries to vie for the top honours. The …
  • NCLAT okays ArcelorMittal resolution plan for Odisha Slurry Pipeline Infra January 20, 2022 4:19 pm The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has approved ArcelorMittal's resolution plan for Odisha Slurry Pipeline Infrastructure (OSPIL) dismissing a raft of appeals including those filed by SREI entities. OSPIL owns and operates a 253-km …
  • Migration roadblock for Covid-19 vaccination coverage in Odisha January 20, 2022 11:57 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: If reverse migration was responsible for the astronomical surge in Odisha's Covid cases in all three waves, out-migration has emerged as a major stumbling block in achieving the vaccination coverage now. The State has …
  • Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti 2022: History, Significance & Important Facts About This Great Freedom Fighter January 20, 2022 9:28 am Subhas Chandra Bose Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian nationalist and famous freedom fighter who opposed the British and encouraged the people of India to engage in radical protest and revolution.  When is Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti?  Every year on …
  • BCCI committee recommends Ahmedabad, Kolkata as venues for WI ODIs, T20Is January 20, 2022 6:51 am (MENAFN- IANS) Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Tours and Fixtures Committee has recommended that the three-match ODI series and the three-match T20I series between India and West Indies be played in Ahmedabad …
  • Cuttack sex determination scam: Two more brokers nabbed, search on for 22 others January 20, 2022 5:40 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Two more persons were arrested on Wednesday by Commissionerate Police for allegedly arranging pregnant women who were willing to undergo sex determination at Alfa Healthcare Clinic in Cuttack. The accused are Santosh Kumar …
  • Ahmedabad, Kolkata Likely To Host India's Home Series vs Windies: Report January 20, 2022 3:27 am New Delhi:Ahmedabad and Kolkata are likely to host three matches each in the upcoming white-ball series against the West Indies from February 6. As per the original schedule, West Indies are slated to play three ODIs in Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Kolkata and …
  • Reverse migration becomes roadblock for Odisha's COVID vaccination coverage January 20, 2022 1:55 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: If reverse migration was responsible behind the astronomical surge in Odisha's COVID cases in all three waves, out-migration has emerged as a major stumbling block in achieving the vaccination coverage now. The …
  • Ahmedabad, Kolkata in line to host West Indies series January 19, 2022 9:23 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Keeping the current Covid-19 situation in mind, the tours, fixtures and technical committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India has recommended India's upcoming limited-overs series against West Indies be played …
  • Omicron fast replacing Delta in Odisha, constitute 60% of genome sequenced samples January 19, 2022 9:22 pm Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The super mutant SARS-CoV2 variant Omicron is fast replacing the Delta in Odisha. As per the genome sequencing data on Wednesday, the share of Omicron has gone up to around 60% from 25.5% last week. Of the 249 samples …
  • Erratic testing strategy may delay third wave peak in Odisha, warns experts January 19, 2022 12:27 pm Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as some of the Covid hotspot states and cities began to show signs of a decline, Odisha continues to throw up over 10,000 cases daily as it is yet to hit a peak, thanks to the erratic testing strategy. There have been …
  • Test positivity rate jumps to 15 per cent in Odisha January 18, 2022 3:52 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Despite a marginal drop in Covid infection count during the last 24 hours mainly due to low testing, Odisha’s daily test positivity rate (TPR) touched 15 per cent (pc) on Monday.  The State reported 10,489 new Covid …
  • Unsafe Bhubaneshwar: Relaxed police leaves criminals emboldened January 17, 2022 4:59 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The cold-blooded murder of 18-year-old youth at Press Chhak within Saheed Nagar police limits on Saturday has exposed the chinks in the armour of Capital city police. A rise in mobility allowance for cops, increase in …
  • Fresh Covid cases cross 11,000 in Odisha, TPR rises to 14.5 per cent January 17, 2022 4:36 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha logged 11,177 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Three more patients also succumbed to the disease during the period. Odisha reported over 10,000 new cases for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday and the …
  • Odisha logs 11,177 Covid cases; 3 deaths January 16, 2022 11:08 am (MENAFN- IANS) Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) Odisha on Sunday reported 11,177 new Covid-19 cases including 1,016 minors, the state Information and Public Relation department said. Out of the total positive cases, 6,479 cases were detected from the quarantine …
  • Odisha’s ULBs reservation list January 16, 2022 5:33 am Asian News International Bhubaneswar Moving a step forward in conduct of election to urban local bodies (ULBs), the Odisha government on Saturday issued draft reservation list for the post of chairpersons of 107 municipalities and Notified Area Councils ( …
  • Odisha govt issues draft reservation list for 107 ULBs January 15, 2022 2:22 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Moving a step forward in conduct of election to urban local bodies (ULBs), the Odisha government on Saturday issued draft reservation list for the post of chairpersons of 107 municipalities and Notified Area …
  • Free trauma care for road accident victims at 11 Odisha hospitals soon January 15, 2022 8:25 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government has decided to empanel eight more hospitals having Level-I trauma care facilities to provide free treatment to road accident victims within 48 hours of mishaps. The hospitals to be empanelled soon …
  • Now, Republic Day celebrations to start from January 23 to include Netaji’s birth anniversary January 15, 2022 7:05 am Republic Day celebrations will begin every year from January 23 instead of January 24 to include the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, government sources told The Indian Express Saturday. “This is in line with the Modi government’s focus on …
  • Cuttack district court shut after 39 staffers test Covid positive January 15, 2022 3:37 am
  • Free trauma care treatment at 11 hospitals soon January 15, 2022 1:48 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The state government has decided to empanel eight more hospitals having level-I trauma care facilities to provide free treatment to road accident victims within 48 hours of mishaps. The hospitals to be empanelled soon …
  • Odisha sees another 10,000 jump in new Covid cases January 15, 2022 1:47 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Several hospitals in the state capital are in the grip of Covid third wave as the new cases jumped 10,000-mark for the second consecutive day on Friday.  The state recorded 10,273 infections and four deaths in last 24 …
  • Orissa HC sets aside Rs 2,045 crore demand notice to Sarda Mines January 14, 2022 2:38 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court has given a March 7 deadline to the state authorities for fresh consideration on the demand notice directing Sarda Mines Private Limited (SMPL) to pay a sum of Rs 2,045.51 crore as compensation for …
  • Seven Indian shuttlers test positive January 13, 2022 6:15 pm COVID-19 hit seven Indian players, including men’s top seed K. Srikanth and doubles specialist Ashwini Ponnappa, and forced 15 withdrawals across events of the $400,000 India Open badminton here early on Thursday. Mithun Manjunath is the other affected …
  • Rape of two more minors rocks Puri January 26, 2022 5:43 am By Express News Service PURI: The rape of three minor girls in as many days has sent shockwaves in the pilgrim town putting Puri police under intense scrutiny. Two more incidents of minor girls being raped in the jurisdiction of Puri Town police came to …
  • Quash false cases against anti-POSCO activists: Jagatsinghpur SP Akhileshwar Singh December 30, 2021 6:02 am By Express News Service PARADIP: In yet another attempt at pacifying Dhinkia villagers and seeking their consent in dismantling betel vines, Jagatsinghpur SP Akhileshwar Singh on Wednesday assured villagers of withdrawal of false cases against anti-POSCO …
  • Arrest Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution staff: DCDRC Jagatsinghpur to police December 18, 2021 6:47 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (DCDRC) Jagatsinghpur has directed Biridi and Raghunathpur IICs to arrest two staff members of Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPCODL) under their …
  • CM Launches Distribution Of BSKY Smart Health Cards For Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur Districts December 15, 2021 9:50 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday launched the distribution of smart health cards under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) for Nayagarh and Jagatsinghpur districts and inaugurated projects worth Rs 1,800 crore for both the places through …
  • Launch date inches close, smart classes not ready in Jagatsinghpur November 1, 2021 3:33 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: While smart classes in 24 high schools of Jagatsinghpur are awaiting to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the first week of November, the construction work in a majority of institutions is lagging …
  • Nine held for attacking cops, ransacking vehicle in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur August 29, 2021 3:53 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  As many as nine people including four women of Sagabaria within Tirtol police limits were arrested on Friday for allegedly assaulting police personnel and ransacking their jeep while they had gone to the village to …
  • Odisha: 50 Covid positive kids in last two months, yet Jagatsinghpur seems unprepared for third wave August 29, 2021 3:53 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  The experts’ prediction of children likely to get most affected during a possible third wave has triggered a sense of fear among locals here after the district reported nearly 50 children testing Covid positive in …
  • Vigilance arrests five revenue officials in Jagatsinghpur August 24, 2021 5:38 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Vigilance on Monday went after five revenue officials, including a former tehsildar of Kujang, for gross irregularities in State government’s Vasundhara scheme under which ineligible persons were sanctioned land while …
  • Two statues and a separating wall stoke controversy in Jagatsinghpur August 5, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Installation of statue of former MLA late Bishnu Das next to the idol of Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das, a legendary freedom fighter and pioneering social reformer, at local market in Raghunathpur has stoked …
  • Central team reviews Covid plans in Jagatsinghpur July 7, 2021 8:15 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:   A three-member Central team visited the district headquarters hospital (DHH) and took stock of the Covid-19 management in Jagatsinghpur on Tuesday. The team comprising Prof Shibani Dutta of All India Institute of …
  • Taladanda beautification leaves farmers of Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur high and dry July 5, 2021 2:46 am Express News Service CUTTACK:  The ambitious renovation and beautification project for Taladanda Canal in the millennium city is proving to be a bane for farmers of Cuttack and Jagatsighpur districts as delay in completion of works has left them high and …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • TPR drops below 10 per cent in State January 26, 2022 5:43 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The test positivity rate (TPR) dropped below 10 per cent (pc) after over a fortnight in Odisha as the new Covid-19 cases continued to fall for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday. The State reported 5,892 fresh cases …
  • In Jajpur ZP seats, women are already ahead in race January 24, 2022 5:32 am By Express News Service JAJPUR:  The 50 per cent reservation for women in the panchayat elections seems to have served its purpose in Jajpur district as is evident from the number of ladies in the fray for the zilla parishad seats.  While 75 male …
  • Odisha has 8th highest active cases of COVID in country despite drop in daily caseload January 21, 2022 6:19 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as the new COVID-19 cases dropped from 11,607 to 10,368 and the test positivity rate (TPR) from 16.7 per cent (pc) to 13.9 pc in last 24 hours, Odisha has been placed at eighth position among the states and UTs in …
  • Cuttack sex determination scam: Two more brokers nabbed, search on for 22 others January 20, 2022 5:40 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Two more persons were arrested on Wednesday by Commissionerate Police for allegedly arranging pregnant women who were willing to undergo sex determination at Alfa Healthcare Clinic in Cuttack. The accused are Santosh Kumar …
  • Omicron fast replacing Delta in Odisha, constitute 60% of genome sequenced samples January 19, 2022 9:22 pm Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The super mutant SARS-CoV2 variant Omicron is fast replacing the Delta in Odisha. As per the genome sequencing data on Wednesday, the share of Omicron has gone up to around 60% from 25.5% last week. Of the 249 samples …
  • BJP target for Odisha Panchayat polls: At least 5 zones in each Assembly January 13, 2022 3:39 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After the announcement of the election dates to the three-tier panchayat polls, the BJP on Wednesday decided to constitute an election management committee in each district. A senior leader of the party will be in …
  • Cops arrests duo with smuggled copper scrap January 11, 2022 2:57 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: A special squad of Jajpur police arrested two persons and seized over two quintal of smuggled copper scrap from their possession at Deuli village in Dharmasala on Sunday night. The accused are Damodar Sahoo and Manas Sahoo …
  • Odisha CM launches 13 projects, says state provides 'hassle-free' environment for investors January 10, 2022 3:42 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated two new industrial projects and performed groundbreaking ceremony for 11 others, all of which taken together entails an investment of Rs 2,360 crore. The projects, Patnaik said, will generate …
  • Odisha police book three engineers for alleged involvement in road construction scam January 10, 2022 5:35 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: Kaliapani police has booked three engineers of Rural Development (RD) department for their alleged involvement in a road construction scam. The accused are executive engineer of Jajpur division-1 Bijaya Moharana, additional …
  • 14 new Omicron cases in Odisha, 3,679 new COVID infections reported January 9, 2022 5:27 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State’s daily infection count on Saturday crossed 3,500-mark even as 14 more Omicron cases detected on the day pushed the tally of the super mutant variant to 74. The State logged 3,679 cases in the last 24 hours, …
  • BRPL hands over twenty EzeCheck devices to CHC January 9, 2022 3:09 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: Brahmani River Pellets Limited (BRPL), Kalinga Nagar under its CSR initiative on Saturday handed over as many as 20 EzeCheck non-invasive screening devices to community health officers (CHOs) and ANMs of CHC, Danagadi in the …
  • Dvara E-Registry & Monexo Fintech Strike Partnership To Bring Farmers into RBI Regulated Credit System January 7, 2022 11:14 am Agriculture Field Dvara E-Registry has announced a new partnership with RBI licensed peer to peer digital lending marketplace Monexo Fintech Pvt Ltd. Through this partnership, Monexo and Dvara E-Registry will provide loans to farmers in Jajpur, Dasarthpur …
  • Odisha’s Covid cases double in a day, Omicron variant traced in 5 foreign returnees January 6, 2022 6:33 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the Omicron scare gripped the country, Odisha on Wednesday witnessed a big spike in new cases with 1,216 people from 28 districts testing positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. The State also reported 23 more …
  • Odisha gives out advanced prosthesis at a subsidy January 2, 2022 5:29 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State government has started giving out advanced prosthesis and orthosis to deserving and needy persons with disabilities (PwDs). While the service is free of cost for those living below poverty line, it is being …
  • Odisha: Buddhist sculptures, pillar unearthed from riverbed in Jajpur district December 22, 2021 5:11 am
  • Jajpur’s poor and ailing find hope in Dr Ray  December 19, 2021 4:15 am Express News Service JAJPUR:  At Dr Krushna Chandra Ray’s house in Salapada village, a large number of poor patients line up every morning and evening to seek treatment without having to worry about paying his consultation charges.  The 65-year-old doctor …
  • Jindal Stainless raises $82 million from KfW IPEX-Bank for Jajpur facility expansion December 9, 2021 4:24 pm Ltd will be raising around $82 million (around Rs 620 crore) from a German export financier, KfW IPEX-Bank to procure equipment from Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH and Andritz AG for expansion of its production facilities in Jajpur in the Indian state …
  • Two wheels of Duranto Express derail in Odisha's Jajpur district, all passengers safe December 3, 2021 11:51 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Two front wheels of high capacity parcel van of Yasvantpur-Howrah Duranto Express derailed near Haridaspur Railway Station in Jajpur district on Friday. East Coast Railway (ECoR) sources said the incident took place …
  • Odisha: Duranto Express derails in Jajpur, no injuries December 3, 2021 11:25 am
  • 39,000 registered but none got job in Odisha's Jajpur October 31, 2021 5:36 am By Express News Service JAJPUR:  The Jajpur employment exchange has reportedly failed to help job aspirants in the last seven years. Official sources said though over 39,000 unemployed people got themselves registered with the exchange between 2014 and …
  • Woman, minor son kidnapped from Odisha's Jajpur, rescued in Chhattisgarh October 17, 2021 2:53 am By Express News Service JAJPUR:  A woman and her minor son, allegedly kidnapped from Balichandrapur market in Jajpur district, were rescued by police from Saraipali in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday.  Subhalaxmi Mishra (37) and her son …
  • Odisha: Heavy vehicle driving a big draw among women in Jajpur district October 14, 2021 8:10 am
  • Jajpur inks pact with UN-Habitat September 25, 2021 7:18 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: With an aim to develop a better urban future through sustainable, resilient, and inclusive development in two urban local bodies (ULBs) and a gram panchayat, Jajpur district administration has signed an agreement with the …
  • Indian Rock Python rescued from Odisha's Jajpur September 18, 2021 7:47 pm Sep 19, 2021, 12:02AM ISTSource: ANISnake Helpline member rescued an Indian rock python from a drainage pipeline on Sept 17 in Jajpur, Odisha. The snake was nearly 6 feet long. “We got a call from Jajpur town that a python had been spotted near an under- …
  • Lecturer held for sexually harassing male students in Odisha's Jajpur district September 1, 2021 2:44 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: A lecturer of a private college in the district was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sexually harassing male students of the educational institution. The accused was identified as Niranjan Panda, a lecturer in Political …
  • Jajpur Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore asks NHAI to repair road  August 30, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service JAJPUR: Jajpur Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore has directed the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to immediately repair a 40-km stretch of NH-53 which is in precarious condition.The Collector has set a 15-day deadline …
  • NGT notice over felling of trees in Jajpur's forest land August 20, 2021 3:53 am By Express News Service CUTTACK:  The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notices to the State government following allegations of felling trees in forest land spread over 377.83 acre in Jajpur district. The green panel also formed a …
  • Railway division demand at Jajpur gets Ghadai push July 23, 2021 3:32 am By Express News Service JAJPUR:  Former Finance Minister and senior BJD leader Prafulla Chandra Ghadai has demanded a new railway division at Jajpur Road. In a letter to Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, the septuagenarian leader also sought a new …
  • Cobra hatchlings rescued in Odisha’s Jajpur July 6, 2021 11:09 am Jul 06, 2021, 03:33PM ISTSource: ANIHatchlings of spectacled cobras rescued on July 05 in Odisha by Snake Helpline officials of Jajpur. A Snake Helpline official informed that he received a call from a godown owner that baby snakes have been spotted. “ …
  • COVID vaccination camp begins for tribals of hilltop villages in Odisha's Jajpur district June 29, 2021 8:55 am By PTI JAJPUR: A COVID vaccination drive has begun in Nagada village of Odisha's Jajpur district after reports around a fortnight ago that many tribals were suffering from fever in the backward hilltop villages that had hogged headlines for a series of …
  • Odisha: Man burns wife to death in Jajpur district June 25, 2021 9:18 am
  • Trafficked woman rescued from Odisha's Jajpur, 2 held June 23, 2021 11:00 am Jajpur (Odisha) [India], June 23 (ANI): A woman, who was allegedly forced into prostitution in Kolkata, was rescued from Odisha's Jajpur district on Tuesday. According to the victim, a man named Siba brought her from Bangladesh on the pretext of …
  • At 32.06%, Bhadrak has highest testing positivity rate in Odisha, followed by Jajpur June 10, 2021 8:21 am
  • 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 ‘ …
  • About 17.52 lakh to get precaution dose in Odisha January 10, 2022 9:13 am (MENAFN- IANS) Bhubaneswar, Jan 10 (IANS) Amid surge in Covid-19 infections in the state, administering of booster or precautionary dose of Covid-19 vaccine to health and frontline workers, and people aged 60 and above with co-morbidities began in Odisha …
  • Odisha logs 4,714 new Covid cases January 9, 2022 8:43 am (MENAFN- IANS) Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) Odisha on Sunday reported 4,714 fresh Covid-19 cases taking the active case load in the state to 16,117. Out of the 4,714 cases, 2755 were detected in quarantine while 1,959 are local contact cases, according to the …
  • Odisha CM directs to keep hospitals beds ready within 10 days January 5, 2022 12:12 am Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday gave 10 days to both private and government hospitals to keep beds and intensive care units ready at par with the health infrastructure created during the peak of the second COVID wave in the State. Mr. …
  • 23 fresh Omicron cases reported in a day in Odisha January 2, 2022 6:48 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 (IANS) Making a big jump in Omicron tally, Odisha has reported 23 new cases of the latest variant of the coronavirus in a single day on Sunday. The total number of Omicron cases in the state reached 37, officials said. Out …
  • Atal Innovation Rankings 2021: IIT-Madras tops again as most innovative educational institute December 29, 2021 11:34 am The Ministry of Education’s innovation cell released the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2021 on December 29. ARIIA 2021 classifies participating institutions into two major categories; technical and non-technical.  In the …
  • State Level Single Window Clearance Authority of Odisha approves projects worth ₹511 crore December 16, 2021 1:48 pm The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) of Odisha has approved seven industrial projects worth ₹511 crore that would generate jobs for over 6,402 persons in the State. Key projects approved at the 106th meeting of the SLSWCA, under the …
  • Odisha: Cyclone Jawad's assessment in a week December 13, 2021 5:20 pm National Highway-5 wears almost deserted look amid incessant rains owing to Cyclone Jawad, in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. (PTI photo)BHUBANESWAR: Heavy and incessant rain due to cyclone Jawad has damaged standing crops in different affected …
  • Relief Teams on Alert as Cyclone Jawad to Hit Indian State of Odisha on Sunday December 5, 2021 11:53 am https://sputniknews.com/20211205/relief-teams-on-alert-as-cyclone-jawad-to-hit-indian-state-of-odisha-on-sunday-1091256516.html Relief Teams on Alert as Cyclone Jawad to Hit Indian State of Odisha on Sunday Relief Teams on Alert as Cyclone …
  • Cyclone Jawad: Odisha’s Puri witnesses moderate rainfall December 5, 2021 11:05 am Dec 05, 2021, 03:45PM ISTSource: ANIThe Cyclone Jawad is likely to reach Odisha today noon, as per India Meteorological Department (IMD). Puri witnessed moderate rainfall and high-speed winds under the impact of Jawad. Jawad is likely to weaken further …
  • Odisha redeploys disaster response forces December 3, 2021 11:48 am The Odisha government on Friday started redeploying the disaster response forces after the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into cyclonic storm Jawad, which may touch the Puri district coast before recurving away in the north-east direction …
  • Odisha permits cultural activities as COVID-19 situation improves November 20, 2021 9:35 am After a significant improvement in the COVID-19 situation, the Odisha government has permitted cultural activities such as operas, open air theatres and street plays. Watch | COVID-19: Dos and don'ts from the Health Ministry The State has been …
  • 4 zilla parishad president seats in Odisha reserved for OBCs November 6, 2021 7:12 am The Odisha government has reserved four zilla parishad (ZP) president seats for Other Backward Class (OBC) members. According to a notification issued by the state Panchayati Raj Department, 18 ZP chief seats have been reserved for various categories. …
  • Odisha reports 615 fresh Covid-19 cases; 7 deaths in a day October 13, 2021 9:25 am Odisha on Wednesday recorded 615 fresh coronavirus infections and seven deaths in the past 24 hours. The State had reported 447 cases on October 1, which increased to 453 on October 5 and crossed 600 on October 10, according to the State Covid-19 dashboard …
  • Sulagna Panigrahi on her role and look in 'Vidrohi' October 10, 2021 11:10 am (MENAFN- IANS) Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) TV and film actress Sulagna Panigrahi is all set to make her comeback on television after a gap of 10 years. The actress will be playing one of the leads in a period drama titled 'Vidrohi'. She shares about her …
  • Britannia Industries to invest Rs340 crore in new plant in Uttar Pradesh October 1, 2021 12:06 pm NEW DELHI: Packaged foods company Britannia Industries Ltd on Friday said it has commenced work on its greenfield manufacturing facility in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh. The plant to be set up across 30 acre, at an investment of Rs340 crore, will have an …
  • Hero of Paika Rebellion of 1817 brought to life in ‘Vidrohi’ September 30, 2021 8:53 am Well-known TV face Sharad Malhotra has been roped in to play the lead role in an upcoming show ‘Vidrohi’. The show is based on the life of freedom fighter ‘Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhara’. The actor talks about why he was excited to play this character. He …
  • Odisha: 73% population in 12 districts develop antibody against Covid September 27, 2021 1:04 am At least 73 per cent population in 12 districts of Odisha have developed antibodies against Covid-19, said Sanghamitra Pati, director of ICMR's Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) on Sunday. On the instruction of the Odisha government, the RMRC …
  • 73% in 12 Odisha dists develop antibody against Covid September 26, 2021 2:16 pm At least 73 per cent population in 12 districts of Odisha have developed antibodies against Covid-19, said Sanghamitra Pati, director of ICMR’s Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) on Sunday. On the instruction of the Odisha government, the RMRC …
  • Gulab: Edu institutes to remain shut in 11 dists of Odisha September 26, 2021 9:28 am In view of cyclonic storm ‘Gulab’ which is likely to make landfall on Sunday evening, the Odisha government has announced closing down of schools and other educational institutions in 11 districts of the state on Monday. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen …
  • Cyclone Gulab takes shape, likely to make landfall on Sunday September 25, 2021 3:32 pm Cyclonic storm ‘Gulab’ (pronounced as Gul-Aab) has formed over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday evening. The IMD has issued cyclone warning for north Andhra Pradesh and adjoining …
  • Death toll due to heavy rains in Odisha rises to 6 September 15, 2021 7:02 pm With two more deaths reported, the toll due to heavy rain in Odisha rose to six, officials said on Wednesday. According to a report of the office of Special Relief Commissioner P.K. Jena, three people in Kendrapara district and one each in Subarnapur and …
  • Four killed, one missing due to heavy rain in Odisha September 14, 2021 5:19 pm With the death of one more person due to wall collapse on Tuesday, the death toll due to the heavy rains in Odisha has risen to four, officials said. As per the situation report prepared by Special Relief Commissioner P.K. Jena’s office, the death was …
  • Heavy rain: Three dead, over 3,000 evacuated in Odisha September 13, 2021 11:25 pm Three people died while over 3,800 people were evacuated from various low-lying areas as heavy rain lashed Odisha on Sunday. According to the government, 19.3 lakh people from 11 districts have been affected. “Two people died in Kendrapara after a wall …
  • 3 dead, over 19 lakh affected by heavy rains in Odisha (Ld) September 13, 2021 6:29 pm Over 19.53 lakh people in 11 districts of Odisha have been affected by heavy rains in the state since Sunday morning, officials said on Monday. According to a report prepared by the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), over 19.53 lakh people in …
  • Heavy rains lash Odisha, flood alert issued: Weather office September 13, 2021 1:07 pm Heavy rains, triggered by a deep depression, lashed Odisha on Monday, prompting the authorities to issue a flood alert, officials said. Waterlogging was reported from several areas of Bhubaneswar as the state capital recorded 195 mm rainfall in the 24 …
  • Heavy rains lash coastal Odisha; Puri, Bhubaneswar break decades-old record September 13, 2021 5:08 am As heavy rains lashed coastal Odisha, capital Bhubaneswar and temple town Puri have recorded their wettest September day ever. A red alert was issued by the IMD for Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Nayagarh, Khorda, Dhenkanal districts. Puri recorded 341 …
  • Times Nation Builders (East): Full list out ... September 10, 2021 12:06 pm In 1893, Vivekananda once told a group of journalists at the University of Michigan, “This is your century right now, but 21st century is India’s century.” It is particularly relevant for every Indian today to build a New India through motivation, …
  • BJD suspends sitting MLA for ‘thrashing’ BJP leader September 8, 2021 7:33 pm The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha on Wednesday suspended its sitting MLA Prasanta Kumar Jagadev after a viral video showed the MLA thrashing a BJP leader at his Chilika constituency. “Chilika MLA Prasanta Kumar Jagadev is hereby suspended from the …
  • Odisha police seizes brown sugar worth Rs 1 cr from B tech graduate September 4, 2021 12:03 pm The Odisha police has seized brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore from a graduate engineer during a raid in Khurda district on Saturday. On the basis of intelligence input, a team of special task force (STF) of Odisha police conducted a raid near Kumabasta petrol …
  • Covid death toll crosses 8K in Odisha September 1, 2021 1:28 pm (MENAFN - IANS) Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) With 53 more persons dying of Covid-19, the total deaths due to the coronavirus has crossed 8,000 mark in Odisha, the health department said on Wednesday. Now, the Covid death toll in the state stands at 8,022. As …
  • Meet role model for many youths: Mr. Devin Yadav August 26, 2021 12:27 am Meet Devin Yadav This is a very crucial time that is going on. There are a lot of competitions happening there in the marketplace. But there are many people who are always trying hard to prove themselves. Among them, Mr. Devin Yadav is one who does his …
  • Women Self Help Groups in Odisha make eco-friendly rakhis August 17, 2021 12:08 am Aug 17, 2021, 05:00AM ISTSource: ANIAs the festival of Rakshabandhan getting closer, members of women Self Help Groups (SHG) from rural Odisha are selling eco-friendly 'rakhis'. Women from different SHGs from the districts of Khordha, Jajpur, …
  • Over 1 kg brown sugar, 20 kg opium seized in Odisha August 14, 2021 1:23 am Over 1 kg brown sugar and 20 kg opium have been seized in Odisha’s Khordha district in two different raids conducted by police and Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB). Six persons have been arrested in connection with the two cases, officials said on Friday. On …
  • Jabs uneven in India’s most populous districts August 12, 2021 9:45 pm Over the past month, the 30 most populous districts in India, accounting for roughly a sixth of India’s population, have reduced the number of active covid cases to 45,349 (on 11th August) from 81,500 (on 12th July). The number of deaths and weekly new …
  • People with NCDs face challenges during pandemic in Odisha district: Study August 9, 2021 7:51 am People with chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) faced multiple challenges in accessing health care in Odisha’s Khordha district during the Covid-19 pandemic, suggests a study. The ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) and the Kalinga Institute …
  • ED to probe money laundering by sacked PS to OSSC member August 4, 2021 11:24 am The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will probe the involvement of a former private secretary to a member of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) member, Biranchi Narayan Sahoo in a money laundering case, said an official. “We have registered a case …
  • Cinema halls, malls, bars to reopen in Odisha from Aug 1 July 31, 2021 3:49 pm With the improvement in Covid-19 situation in many districts, the Odisha government on Saturday allowed reopening of malls, cinema halls and bars with adherence to Covid-19 protocols. The State government, in its revised guidelines for the month of August, …
  • Odisha vigilance arrests crorepati private secretary to OSSC member July 31, 2021 2:52 pm The anti-corruption wing of Odisha on Saturday arrested Biranchi Narayan Sahoo, the crorepati private secretary (PS) to Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) member, on the charge of disproportionate assets. The Bhubaneswar vigilance division has …
  • Not just Kerala, covid-19 flaring up in the Northeast as well July 29, 2021 8:47 am These eight states together have 3.8% of India’s population, but they currently account for 14% of daily cases. The number of active cases in these states went up to 55,033 on 28 July, from 49,455 on 21 July. Cases grew in four of these eight states, with …
  • Orissa HC orders immediate satellite proofing of illegal prawn enclosures in Kendrapara July 29, 2021 8:27 am The case pertains to the issue of ‘gheries’ that have flourished around eco-sensitive areas such as the Chilika Lake and the Bhitarkanika National Park. The Orissa High Court has directed the immediate satellite proofing of illegal aquaculture, which is …
  • Heavy rain predicted in Odisha in next 3 days July 28, 2021 4:09 am The India Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rain in Odisha over the next three days as a low-pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday. The low-pressure area formed over the north Bay of Bengal and neighborhood under the influence …
  • Britannia to hike production capacity at Odisha plant July 23, 2021 12:31 pm To keep up with growing demand for bakery products and packaged foods, Britannia Industries Limited announced the expansion of its manufacturing plant in Khordha, Odisha. The company is investing ₹94 crore in adding two new manufacturing lines to increase …
  • BJP MPs from Odisha meet Piyush Goyal over PMGKAY ‘irregularity’ July 22, 2021 6:27 pm Alleging unethical practices in the implementation of the PMGKAY scheme in Odisha, a delegation of BJP MPs from the state, including two Union ministers, met Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday and demanded a probe into the …
  • Vaccine inequality deepening, at home, and across the world July 22, 2021 12:24 pm The World Health Organization-backed Covax initiative was aimed at ensuring that poor countries would be able to access vaccines easily. However, the reality has been quite different. Data published by Unicef shows that of the 50 countries that have …
  • Times Alternative Career Survey: East Zone July 3, 2021 6:51 am Education plays an essential 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 …
  • Wildlife Officials Release Python Hatchlings in India July 2, 2021 10:50 pm Forest officials released 27 Indian python hatchlings into the wild, Thursday, July 1, in India’s eastern Khordha district after the eggs were successfully incubated.  According to authorities, 30 eggs were collected in the first week of May and 27 of the …
  • Watch as record-breaking heat in Oregon cooks an egg July 2, 2021 9:26 pm Reuters Videos Forest officials released 27 python hatchlingsinto India’s Chandaka forest rangeLocation: Khorda, IndiaAt least 30 eggs were collected in Mayafter a pregnant python was spotted by wildlife officials and villagersThe python was guarded while …
  • Odisha logs 1,264 Covid deaths in June July 1, 2021 9:53 am With the coronavirus pandemic still raging in the northern and coastal districts of Odisha, the Patnaik government on Thursday decided to continue with limited lockdowns in 10 districts, even as an audit showed that as many as 1,264 people died in the …
  • 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 …
  • 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)
  • Self-styled godman arrested for raping differently-abled January 26, 2022 1:58 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  Police on Tuesday arrested a self-styled godman for allegedly raping a physically-challenged woman at Nayabrajanandanpur village in Badasahi of Mayurbhanj district. The accused was identified as 55-year-old Jetharam Murmu …
  • BJD wants Union Min Tudu’s resignation  January 24, 2022 8:07 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  The district unit of the BJD on Sunday demanded immediate resignation of Minister of State for Tribal Affairs and Jal Shakti Bisweshwar Tudu for allegedly manhandling two officers of the Mayurbhanj district planning board …
  • Odisha to ‘wait and watch’ amid downward trend in daily cases January 24, 2022 5:32 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The downward trend in new Covid-19 cases in Odisha for the last four days notwithstanding, the health officials on Sunday opted for ‘wait and watch" instead of summing it up as the beginning of the end of the third …
  • Horrific road mishap in Odisha as truck rams into bus; at least 6 killed, 20 injured January 23, 2022 7:19 am Jan 23, 2022, 11:23AM ISTSource: TOI.inAt least six people were killed and 20 others injured after a coal-laden truck hit a bus from behind in Odisha. This major road mishap happened in Odisha's Balasore district on Saturday. The accident occurred …
  • No panchayat elections in Dhinkia  January 23, 2022 6:57 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Election to Dhinkia gram panchayat in Jagatsinghpur district will not be held now as the terms of the sarpanch and 23 ward members are yet to be over. The gram panchayat has been in news for villagers’ agitation against …
  • Police lens on Union min for ‘assaulting’ two govt officials in Mayurbhanj dist January 22, 2022 12:19 am
  • Two men sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping tribal woman in Odisha's Mayurbhanj January 18, 2022 7:01 am By PTI BARIPDA: Two persons were sentenced to 20 years in jail by a court in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district for raping a 55-year-old tribal woman. Additional District and Sessions Judge of Rairangpur Deepak Kumar on Monday also ordered both the men to …
  • Crocodile, waterfowl census at Odisha's Mayurbhanj from Jan 5 December 31, 2021 2:31 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: The annual waterfowl and crocodile census in Mayurbhanj district will begin from January 5. The bird estimate will be carried out only on one day (January 5) while the crocodile census will continue for another two days …
  • Mamita Meher murder case: 12-hour long bandh halts life in Mayurbhanj October 26, 2021 5:44 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  Normal life came to a standstill in Mayurbhanj on Monday as BJP observed 12-hour bandh demanding arrest of Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra for his alleged links with the accused in Mamita Meher murder case …
  • BJP’s 12-hour Mayurbhanj to observe bandh today to protest against poor health services, infrastructure October 25, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  The BJP’s Mayurbhanj unit will observe a 12-hour bandh in the district on October 25 to protest against poor health services and infrastructure in the region.  Mayurbhanj BJP president Kandra Soren said the bandh will …
  • Protesting BJP, JMM workers face BJD wrath in Mayurbhanj, four injured in attack October 23, 2021 5:29 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Mayurbhanj was marred by violence as BJD workers allegedly chased and attacked BJP and JMM supporters for staging protest at Baripada on Friday. Four persons including Suraj …
  • Odisha minister Dibya Shankar Mishra dropped from CM's Mayurbhanj tour October 22, 2021 5:39 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra, who is in the eye of a storm over alleged close links with the main accused in the Kalahandi district lady teacher murder case, seems to have now become a hot potato for …
  • Overflowing rivers unleash flood fury in Odisha's Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts September 23, 2021 6:52 am By Express News Service BALASORE: Overflowing Jalaka river submerged 61 villages under 13 gram panchayats in Balasore's Basta block on Wednesday following heavy rains in the upper catchment areas of Jharkhand. Water was flowing at 7.31 metre in the …
  • Killer rain claims one more life in Odisha's Mayurbhanj September 17, 2021 3:38 am By Express News Service BARIPADA/JAJPUR: Heavy rains which wreaked havoc in both Mayurbhanj and Jajpur districts have claimed another life on Thursday. In Mayurbhanj, a woman of Haripur village in Khunta block was swept away in the heavy current of …
  • Couple arrested for buying abducted infant in Odisha's Mayurbhanj August 24, 2021 5:38 am By Express News Service BARIPADA:  A couple along with a middleman was arrested by Jharpokharia police in Mayurbhanj district for allegedly buying and selling a one-month-old baby. The middleman had snatched the infant from his mother some time back. …
  • Wild elephants create havoc in Odishaís Mayurbhanj July 17, 2021 1:08 am Jul 17, 2021, 05:30AM ISTSource: ANIMayurbhanj (Odisha), July 16 (ANI): A heard of 18 wild elephants have wreaked havoc in Karanjia in Mayurbhanj district as they destroyed houses and live stocks. The locals have been spending sleepless nights due to …
  • GI applications for Mayurbhanj's Sabai, Cuttack silver filigree filed July 7, 2021 8:15 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  Odisha has filed the Geographical Indication (GI) application for Mayurbhanj's Sabai products. The application has been recently submitted by Prof SK Dash on behalf of Odisha University of Agriculture & …
  • Retired Conservator of Forests drives plantation of 50 lakh saplings in Odisha's Mayurbhanj July 5, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A former PCCF (Wildlife) Ajay Mahapatra is on a mission to improve the green cover of Mayurbhanj’s elephant corridor. Concerned over the depleting greenery, he has roped in three private agencies to launch a massive …
  • Watch: Wild elephant on the move in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj July 1, 2021 11:24 am Jul 01, 2021, 03:13PM ISTSource: ANIOne wild elephant is on the move again in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj on June 30. The forest officials are monitoring the movement of the elephant to drive it back into the forest. Locals are under fear as wild elephant loafing …
  • Mayurbhanj’s sal seed collectors demand MSP hike June 30, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service BARIPADA: Alleging faulty procurement policy of the government, sal seed collectors in many parts of  Mayurbhanj district have demanded enhancement of minimum support price (MSP) of the seed as the pandemic has affected their …
  • Mayurbhanj man says got two doses in 5 minutes, Odisha government says claim incorrect June 22, 2021 7:25 am
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …