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  • Over 73 per cent people in Odisha's 12 districts have COVID antibodies: ICMR serosurvey September 27, 2021 6:04 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three in every four persons, including the vaccinated ones and children, have developed antibodies against SARS-CoV2, the latest serosurvey spanning 12 districts has found. The Odisha Serosurvey-2021 conducted jointly …
  • Bhubaneswar police arrest four for duping banks of Rs 5 lakh across Odisha September 27, 2021 3:52 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Commissionerate Police has arrested four persons for duping banks of Rs 5 lakh by carrying out fraudulent transactions in ATM kiosks across the State. The accused - Niraj Sahu and Yogendra Singh of Kanpur in Uttar …
  • 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 …
  • Cyclone Gulab to make landfall today, Met department issues alert for Andhra, Odisha September 27, 2021 12:02 am By ANI BHUBANESWAR: An orange alert has been issued in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh ahead of cyclone 'Gulab', which is approaching the coastal states from the Bay of Bengal and is expected to make landfall on Sunday evening according to the India …
  • 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 …
  • DRDO espionage case: 'Mystery woman' was in contact with all 5 accused, proposed to marry 2 September 26, 2021 2:06 am A 'mysterious' woman was in touch with all the five accused in the espionage case at DRDO's Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Odisha's Balasore district using aliases and even gave marriage proposals to two of them, a senior police officer …
  • Odisha sounds high alert over Cyclone Gulab September 25, 2021 10:18 pm The Odisha government on Saturday sounded the warning for the cyclonic storm christened ‘Gulab’, which is expected to cross the coast between its southern districts and north Andhra Pradesh at wind speeds of 75-85 kmph on Sunday evening. Though the wind …
  • Odisha: Newborn baby saved from the floods of Balasore September 24, 2021 10:14 am Sep 24, 2021, 02:41PM ISTSource: TOI.inA newborn baby was saved from the flood-hit Basta district in Balasore, Odisha. The district was completely inundated by floodwater. Firemen used rope slings to rescue people across the flooded areas. The floodwaters …
  • Odisha floods: 500 feet long breach makes matters worse in Balasore September 23, 2021 2:18 pm Sep 23, 2021, 07:02PM ISTSource: TOI.inThings got worse in Odisha’s Balasore district after a 500 feet long breach flooded the Ektali village on September 23. The river embankment near the village broke and gave way to heavy flow of water into the area. …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha rains: Flood threat looms large in Balasore after breach in Jalaka river embankment September 22, 2021 5:53 pm Sep 22, 2021, 10:41PM ISTSource: TOI.inFollowing heavy downpour in north Odisha, the water level in Jalaka river crossed the danger mark, resulting in a massive breach of about 500 feet in one of its embankments. This has given rise to flood-like …
  • DRDO espionage case accused received money from Dubai: Odisha Police September 21, 2021 5:09 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) One of the five persons arrested on charges of leaking classified information of DRDO's Integrated Testing Range (ITR) in Chandipur received money from Dubai, the Odisha police said on Tuesday. Additional …
  • Odisha discom official found to have assets worth Rs 2.57 cr September 21, 2021 4:58 pm Odisha’s Vigilance Department on Tuesday said it has found assets worth Rs 2.57 crore during the search of the house of an official of Tata Power Northern Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPNODL). Five teams of the Balasore Vigilance Division conducted …
  • Odisha ropes in Unicef, CPR for sanitation facilities in villages around urban areas September 21, 2021 10:41 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Tuesday roped in Unicef and Centre for Policy Research (CPR) for urban-rural convergence on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) and Plastic Waste Management (PWM). A Letter of …
  • Odisha braces for multiple cyclonic circulations and more rain in next 10 days September 19, 2021 12:49 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After witnessing a flood-like situation in its coastal region due to incessant rain in the last week, Odisha is bracing for a series of cyclonic circulations over the Bay of Bengal that may trigger heavy rains across …
  • Odisha government alerts people on COVID-19 spread September 19, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Saturday alerted people to remain careful and adhere to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour scrupulously for next three months as new cases remained constant with a sign of steady growth in the State. …
  • Odisha floods: Villagers scramble in flood-hit Balasore September 18, 2021 3:03 pm Sep 18, 2021, 08:14PM ISTSource: TOI.inVillagers were seen making way to higher ground in flood-hit Balasore district of Odisha. As water levels of the Subarnarekha river continued to swell, villagers from Pancharakhi village of Baliapal block left their …
  • On cam: Tractor washed away in floodwaters in Odisha's Balasore district September 18, 2021 11:06 am Sep 18, 2021, 04:04PM ISTSource: TOI.inA tractor laden with goods got washed away in floodwaters of Subarnarekha river in Balasore district. River Suvernarekha was flowing over the Bhabalpur road when the tractor driver attempted to cross the road. Two …
  • Odisha: Heavy rainfall may worsen flood situation over weekend September 18, 2021 8:35 am People of Odisha are apprehensive that the flood situation in the state, especially at Mundali in Cuttack city and neighbouring areas, may worsen over the next 24-48 hours. Large stretches of the Mahanadi and Subarnarekha river basins have gone underwater …
  • NIA team arrives to investigate DRDO espionage case September 17, 2021 6:36 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A Day after the arrest of four contractual employees and a permanent staffer of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), a team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrived at Balasore to …
  • New Covid Delta variant lineages behind surge among jabbed in Bhubaneswar September 17, 2021 3:38 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as no new variant of SARS-CoV2 has been detected in the State after the Delta Plus (AY.1) mutant in April, two new sub-lineages of Delta (B.1.617.2) could be driving fresh Covid cases in Bhubaneswar, claimed to be the …
  • Odisha govt rules out flood possibility in Mahanadi river system September 16, 2021 9:07 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Thursday ruled out the possibility of a major flood in the Mahanadi river system even as the water level of the Hirakud dam continued to increase during the day  Dhirendra Samal, the engineer-in …
  • Odisha government stands firm on idol height, says learn from Kerala September 16, 2021 6:29 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Warning against crowded festivities, Odisha government on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, said that the State may face a situation similar to Kerala where Covid cases exploded post Onam celebrations. Stating that though …
  • Rains in Chhattisgarh fuel fears of floods in Odisha's Mahanadi river system September 16, 2021 6:29 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the upper catchment areas in Chhattisgarh experiencing heavy rains for the last 48 hours and around 3.5 lakh cusec of water entering Hirakud reservoir per second, a medium flood looms large in Mahanadi river system …
  • 3 more die in heavy rain, Odisha faces flood threat September 16, 2021 6:29 am The government has deployed two NDRF teams in worst-affected districts of Balasore and BhadrakBHUBANESWAR: The state government on Wednesday sounded the alert on a low-to-medium flood in the lower embankment areas of the Mahanadi river even as the death …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha crime branch to probe DRDO espionage case September 15, 2021 5:42 pm The Crime Branch of the Odisha police will investigate the sensitive DRDO espionage case, officials said on Wednesday. The Odisha police had on Tuesday arrested four contractual employees of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at …
  • Odisha police arrest 4 for passing secret info September 15, 2021 7:56 am Balasore (Odisha) [India], September 14 (ANI): Odisha Police on Tuesday arrested four contractual employees working at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) facility in Chandipur, under the Official Secret Act for allegedly passing on vital …
  • Rivers swell but Odisha administration says not to worry September 15, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service JAJPUR/BALASORE/ROURKELA: Major rivers across the districts continued to be in spate submerging low-lying areas and paddy fields as the heavy rains induced by the deep depression left its mark.Till reports last came in, …
  • DRDO: Another espionage case surfaces, Odisha police arrest 4 contractual staff September 14, 2021 11:56 pm DRDO unveils lightweight bulletproof jacket for defence forces Odisha Police on Tuesday arrested four contractual employees of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Chandipur in Balasore district on charges of leaking classified defence …
  • Odisha Police arrest four DRDO employees for sharing defence secrets with 'Pakistani agents' September 14, 2021 4:04 pm Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The tremor of espionage resurfaced in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) again with the arrest of four persons from a missile test facility off the Odisha coast for their alleged links with Pakistani …
  • Odisha orders evacuation from low-lying areas as rain batters State September 14, 2021 9:05 am With heavy rain pounding Odisha for the last 36 hours leading to a rise in water levels in most rivers, the State government on Tuesday asked all the district collectors to evacuate people from low-lying areas as three persons were killed in incidents …
  • First selection list out, Ravenshaw Higher Secondary posts highest cut-off September 14, 2021 6:32 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The School and Mass Education department on Monday released the first selection list for admission to higher secondary schools of the State for the 2021-2022 academic session that begins in October. Ravenshaw Higher …
  • Mahanadi elephant mishap: After failure in rescue operations, tusker presumed dead September 27, 2021 6:05 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Amidst the tragic loss of two human lives and an operation that went terribly wrong, the elephant that found itself in the centre of chaos and an agonizing 20 hours of standing punishment in the ferocious current of a …
  • Odisha: Slain BJP leader Kulamani Baral's son seeks call detail records of accused September 27, 2021 6:04 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Irked over the dilly-dallying attitude of local police in re-investigation of the Mahanga double murder case, Ramakanta Baral, son of slain BJP leader and former block chairman Kulamani Baral has submitted a petition to …
  • The stocks that will see action today September 27, 2021 5:52 am AstraZeneca Pharma India Limited has received Import and Market Permission in Form CT-20 from the Drugs Controller General of India for Selumetinib 10 mg & 25 mg capsule. Selumetinib 10 mg & 25 mg capsule is indicated for treatment of Pediatric …
  • Stocks in the news: ZEE, IndiGo, NBCC, Biocon, UBL, NTPC and JSPL September 27, 2021 5:15 am Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 57 points, or 0.32 per cent higher at 17,915, signaling that Dalal Street was headed for a positive start on Monday. Here are a dozen stocks which may buzz the most in today's trade: Zee Entertainment …
  • Bhubaneswar police arrest four for duping banks of Rs 5 lakh across Odisha September 27, 2021 3:52 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Commissionerate Police has arrested four persons for duping banks of Rs 5 lakh by carrying out fraudulent transactions in ATM kiosks across the State. The accused - Niraj Sahu and Yogendra Singh of Kanpur in Uttar …
  • Stocks to watch: ZEEL, Info Edge, NBCC, Biocon, United Breweries, SJVN September 27, 2021 3:30 am Nifty futures on SGX were trading 104 points higher at 17,962 around 8.40 am, indicating a gap-up start for the benchmark indices on Monday. Here are the top stocks that are likely to buzz in today's session: Zee Entertainment: Invesco is insisting on …
  • Odisha reports 585 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths  September 27, 2021 12:03 am By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Odisha reported 585 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday and five more deaths, the Health Department said.  Among the new patients were 96children, it said. Khurda district reported most of the new cases at 206, followed by Cuttack with 67cases …
  • DRDO espionage case: 'Mystery woman' was in contact with all 5 accused, proposed to marry 2 September 26, 2021 2:06 am A 'mysterious' woman was in touch with all the five accused in the espionage case at DRDO's Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Odisha's Balasore district using aliases and even gave marriage proposals to two of them, a senior police officer …
  • Book Review | A great river’s stories that inquire, inform September 25, 2021 6:38 pm A classic example of realist eco-fiction, it effortlessly straddles the domains of geography, sociology, cultural history and anthropology Did you hear the story of the crocodile who loved a girl and the one on how Indra took to task his clouds and made it …
  • None September 25, 2021 6:16 pm Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], September 25 (ANI): After the cyclone alert for South Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh, IMD Bhubaneswar has issued rainfall alerts for both locations. Speaking to ANI, Dr Sanjeev Dwivedi, Scientist at IMD Bhubaneswar said, …
  • 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 …
  • CJI NV Ramana offers prayers at Shree Jagannatha Temple in Odisha's Puri September 25, 2021 1:40 pm Image Source : ANI. CJI NV Ramana offers prayers at Shree Jagannatha Temple in Puri.   Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on Saturday visited Shree Jagannatha Temple in Puri and offered prayers before taking a tour of the 12th century shrine. He is …
  • CJI N V Ramana says Legislature needs to revisit laws September 25, 2021 1:15 pm Often in this trajectory, the justice-seeker feels like an outsider to the system, CJI pointed out Cuttack: The Chief Justice of India, Justice N V Ramana Saturday said the Legislature needs to revisit laws and reform them to suit the needs of time and …
  • Odisha DRAF seeks review of rescue SOP after journalist’s death September 25, 2021 11:50 am A day after a journalist died when an Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) boat that was sent to rescue a wild elephant stranded in the Mahanadi river capsized, the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) sought a review of the standard …
  • CJI: If executive & legislature work in unison, judiciary need not play law-maker September 25, 2021 11:11 am Chief Justice N.V. Ramana on Saturday said the executive and the legislature should function in unison in realizing the constitutional aspirations, only then the judiciary would be spared from stepping in as law-maker and only then would it be left with …
  • Mahanadi river tragedy: ODRAF jawan still untraceable, wild tusker also missing September 25, 2021 10:52 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) jawan Sitaram Murmu who went missing in the Mahanadi river during an elephant rescue operation at Mundali barrage in Cuttack after the boat capsized on Friday has remained …
  • Executive, legislature should function in unison in realising constitutional aspirations: CJI Ramanna September 25, 2021 10:52 am Reiterating his call for the Indianisation of the justice delivery system, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana Saturday, emphasised enabling the people to decode the justice delivery system with significant roles to be played by the Executive and Legislature. …
  • Orissa, 4 families kicked out of the village for being Christians September 25, 2021 9:09 am In a small town in the district of Kandhamal, they were prevented from accessing the well and their homes were ransacked. Some have returned to live in the forest. The Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Msgr John Barwa: "Discriminatory, cruel, inhuman …
  • CJI Ramana offers prayers at Puri Jagannath September 25, 2021 7:43 am Chief Justice N.V. Ramana visited the Lord Jagannath temple in Puri, Odisha, on Saturday and offered prayers. The CJI is in Odisha on a two-day visit. Ramana along with Justice Vineet Saran paid obeisance to the sibling deities at the temple. The chief …
  • An entirely avoidable tragedy - Who to blame! September 25, 2021 7:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Arindam Das should not have died. Not in Mahanadi river and not as part of the so-called “rescue operation” to drive an elephant out of the swirling waters where it was stuck. Family of Sitaram Murmu, the Odisha …
  • Odisha: Elephant rescue operation goes wrong; 'leading journalist dies on duty' September 24, 2021 7:11 pm Image Source : SCREEN GRAB Swept away by strong currents in the Mahanadi, the elephant was found stuck near Mundali bridge in Odisha’s Cuttack on Friday Morning.  According to sources, the tusker was swept away by heavy currents while crossing the Mahanadi …
  • Odisha: Yellow alert issued for THESE districts, heavy rainfall predicted September 24, 2021 4:26 pm Odisha is likely to receive heavy rainfall over the districts of Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Khodak, Puri, Jagatsinghpurup, during the next 12 hours. A yellow alert has been issued for these districts by the state government, according to the Office of …
  • Odisha: Elephant rescue operation turns tragic, journalist dies September 24, 2021 1:53 pm Sep 24, 2021, 06:56PM ISTSource: TNN & AgenciesThe elephant rescue operation at Mundali bridge in Cuttack turned into a tragic incident as the rescue boat capsized. The incident happened after the ODRAF boat involved in the rescue operation was …
  • Journalist drowns as elephant rescue goes wrong on Mahanadi river near Cuttack September 24, 2021 1:37 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An elephant rescue operation on the Mahanadi river at Mundali brige near Cuttack went horribly wrong as a journalist drowned while a member of the ODRAF went missing after the rescue boat they were in capsized in the …
  • Reporter Dies During Live Coverage Of Elephant Stuck In Odisha River September 24, 2021 12:51 pm For Arindam Das, it was just another routine day in office. But little did the ace reporter—known for his daredevil coverage of disasters, know that it would be his last day alive. The chief reporter of OTV, the leading Odia news channel, died due to …
  • Forest teams ready for rescue operation after elephant trapped in swollen Mahanadi river September 24, 2021 10:56 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Forest officials in Odisha have mounted a rescue operation near Munduli bridge in Cuttack where an elephant has remained stuck in the Mahanadi river for nearly four hours due to high velocity of the water since Friday …
  • Boat sent to rescue stuck elephant in Mahanadi overturns September 24, 2021 9:10 am A boat carrying personnel of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and journalists overturned near the Mundali Bridge in Cuttack district on Friday. It was was sent to rescue an elephant stranded in the flood water of Mahanadi. Two journalists …
  • Three bakeries sealed for FSSAI Act violation in Cuttack September 24, 2021 5:34 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Food safety officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Thursday sealed three bakery units for operating without licence and violating Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Act in Sikharpur locality …
  • Lack of rental housing leaves workers in lurch September 24, 2021 5:34 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Scores of people migrate from rural areas of the district to the Millennium city to work in construction projects. But life for most such workers, who do not have the means to stay in rented houses, is tough as they do not …
  • Former TN DGP JK Tripathy appointed Odisha Chief Information Commissioner September 24, 2021 5:34 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Former DGP of Tamil Nadu Jalad Kumar Tripathy has been appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Odisha. Tripathy’s appointment was notified by the Information and Public Relations department on Thursday …
  • 'Jari Medha' artisans of Cuttack stare at worst-ever crisis amid COVID-19 September 23, 2021 6:52 am Express News Service CUTTACK: Over 300 artisans of Millennium City, who eke out a living by designing 'Jari Medha' during the festive season are in the midst of the worst crisis of their lives as they are devoid of work due to the pandemic for the …
  • CWI and PCB in talks about December tour - —Windies set to tour India in early 2022 September 22, 2021 6:09 am ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive officer Johnny Grave said he will be speaking with officials from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) about the West Indies tour of Pakistan in December. The tour came into sharp focus …
  • Snake Helpline apprehends snake charmer with protected Indian Python September 22, 2021 6:06 am Sep 22, 2021, 11:21AM ISTSource: TOI.inOne person was arrested for hunting the Indian Python at Banki in Odisha’s Cuttack district. The accused was apprehended by members of Snake Helpline while he was displaying an Indian Python in villages. Spectators …
  • BCCI announces Team India's schedule for 2021-22 home season September 21, 2021 5:49 am (MENAFN- BreezyScroll) The BCCI announced India’s schedule for the 2021-22 home season at the Apex Council meeting on Monday. Indian cricket team will play a total of four Tests, three One-Day Internationals, and 14 T20Is from November 17, 2021, to June 19 …
  • Jolt to Baliyatra Riverfront Improvement plan as Union Minister terms Mahanadi bed filling illegal September 21, 2021 5:47 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: In what could come as a huge jolt to the BJD government's much-hyped Baliyatra Riverfront Improvement (BARFI) project that envisages reclamation of land from the Mahanadi river bed from Jobra Barrage to Gadgadia Ghat, …
  • Odisha: Dongria tribal weavers seek GI tag for Kapdaganda shawl September 21, 2021 5:47 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: An application seeking geographical indication (GI) tag for the Kapdaganda shawl, a handloom product unique to Dongria Kondha tribe, has been filed jointly by Niyamgiri Dongria Kandha Weavers Association and Directorate of …
  • India to host New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa at home in 2022 September 20, 2021 6:33 pm Indian Cricket Team will host New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa for the upcoming home series. The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the schedule for the Indian senior men's team for the 2021-22 home season on Monday. …
  • BCCI announces schedule for India's busy home season in 2021/22 September 20, 2021 2:10 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah announced on Monday a busy 2021/22 home season for the Indian men's team, starting from November 17, just three days after the final of the men …
  • Check out Team India's schedule this home season September 20, 2021 12:49 pm IMAGE: The teams that will visit India during the eight-month period are New Zealand (in November-December), West Indies (in February, 2022), Sri Lanka (February-March 2022) and South Africa (in June, 2022). Photograph: BCCI The Indian cricket team will …
  • Team India's home season to begin with NZ series September 20, 2021 12:00 pm New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India passed the international home season 2021-22 at the Apex Council meeting on Monday. India will play New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa. While the home season …
  • India to play four Tests, 14 T20Is and three ODIs at home between November 2021 to June 2022 September 20, 2021 11:36 am The Indian cricket team will play four Tests, 14 T20Is and three ODIs at home between November 2021 to June 2022, the BCCI announced in a press release on Monday. These matches involve bilateral series against New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West …
  • Odisha government's proposed lane driving rule unlikely as roads not ready September 20, 2021 7:05 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as wrong side driving is a major reason behind the rising road fatalities in Odisha, the State government's proposed lane driving to reduce deaths on roads is unlikely anytime soon. Lane driving is neither …
  • Orissa High Court slaps Rs 50,000 fine on investigating officer for non-compliance September 20, 2021 7:05 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Friday directed the investigating officer (IO) of a criminal case registered at Jaipatna police station in Kalahandi district to cough up Rs 50,000 for non-production of related case diary despite …
  • BCCI’s apex council set to ratify 2021-22 home season September 19, 2021 8:27 pm India is set to host four Tests, three ODIs and a whopping 14 T20Is at home in the forthcoming 2021-22 season, including a rare home series in June next year. The programme for a power packed home season of international cricket is set to be ratified by …
  • Odisha braces for multiple cyclonic circulations and more rain in next 10 days September 19, 2021 12:49 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After witnessing a flood-like situation in its coastal region due to incessant rain in the last week, Odisha is bracing for a series of cyclonic circulations over the Bay of Bengal that may trigger heavy rains across …
  • Noted litterateur Manorama Mohapatra passes away at 87 September 19, 2021 5:44 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Eminent litterateur, social worker and former editor of Odia daily 'The Samaja' Manorama Mohapatra passed away here on Saturday. She was 87 and survived by two daughters and two sons. Mohapatra complained of chest …
  • Cuttack girl introduces Odisha to portable Fibre-Reinforced Plastic homes September 19, 2021 5:44 am Express News Service CUTTACK: Building a home just got easier. For the first time in Odisha, a Cuttack girl has introduced Fibre-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) moveable homes which are not only suitable for residential purposes at coastal pockets of the State …
  • Odisha forest official death: DFO, cook undergo lie-detector test September 19, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service BERHAMPUR:Intensifying its probe into the death case of Paralakhemundi ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, the Odisha Crime Branch carried out lie-detection tests of Gajapati DFO Sangram Keshari Behera and cook Manmath Kambha at the State …
  • Odisha government alerts people on COVID-19 spread September 19, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Saturday alerted people to remain careful and adhere to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour scrupulously for next three months as new cases remained constant with a sign of steady growth in the State. …
  • Odisha government sets irrigation target for 40,000 hectares by July 2024 September 19, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the construction of the left bank canal (LBC) of the Rengali multipurpose project across Brahmani river is progressing at a snail’s pace, the State government on Saturday set a new target for irrigating nearly 40,000 …
  • First ECMO treatment on 22-month-old girl at AIIMS Bhubaneswar successful September 18, 2021 4:26 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The first patient put on Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar has successfully recovered. The 22-month-old girl from Dhenkanal who was suffering from Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP), a …
  • Odisha: Heavy rainfall may worsen flood situation over weekend September 18, 2021 8:35 am People of Odisha are apprehensive that the flood situation in the state, especially at Mundali in Cuttack city and neighbouring areas, may worsen over the next 24-48 hours. Large stretches of the Mahanadi and Subarnarekha river basins have gone underwater …
  • People ‘forgetting’ second vaccination dose in Odisha September 18, 2021 6:25 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as single dose Covid vaccination crossed two crores in Odisha on Friday, September 17, 2021, the low coverage of second dose vaccination continued to remain a challenge for the State health administration as people …
  • Orissa HC refuses to interfere in state government's decision on Durga idols, dismisses relaxation plea September 18, 2021 6:25 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Friday, September 17, 2021, dismissed the petition filed by Balu Bazar Puja Committee of Cuttack seeking relaxation of the four-ft height restriction for its Durga idol this year. The Court said …
  • Orissa high court to deliver verdict on Durga idol height row today September 17, 2021 6:42 am Ramesh Chandra Behera, the secretary of Balu Bazar Puja Committee, on Tuesday filed a petition seeking permission to raise the height of the idol this year. CUTTACK: The Orissa high court will on Friday pronounce its judgment in the case of Cuttack city’s …
  • Odisha: Hirakud waters, weekend rain may spur floods in 4 districts September 17, 2021 6:42 am Low-lying areas in these four districts may be affected by the rise in water level.BHUBANESWAR/SAMBALPUR: The government has sounded an alert of low-to-medium floods in the districts of Cuttack, Kendrapada, Puri and Jagatsinghpur by Saturday and has …
  • Orissa High Court verdict on Durga idol height on September 17 September 17, 2021 4:16 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Thursday closed hearing on Balu Bazaar puja committee’s petition seeking permission to come up with their idol having traditional height of 5 ft 2” for Durga puja this year. The order will be passed …
  • New Covid Delta variant lineages behind surge among jabbed in Bhubaneswar September 17, 2021 3:38 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Even as no new variant of SARS-CoV2 has been detected in the State after the Delta Plus (AY.1) mutant in April, two new sub-lineages of Delta (B.1.617.2) could be driving fresh Covid cases in Bhubaneswar, claimed to be the …
  • Odisha govt rules out flood possibility in Mahanadi river system September 16, 2021 9:07 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Thursday ruled out the possibility of a major flood in the Mahanadi river system even as the water level of the Hirakud dam continued to increase during the day  Dhirendra Samal, the engineer-in …
  • Nine blocks affected in Cuttack by heavy rains  September 16, 2021 6:29 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: As many as 84 villages in nine blocks of the district have been badly hit by heavy rainfall. As per a preliminary report prepared by the district administration, the nine worst-affected blocks are Athagarh, Baranga, Cuttack …
  • Filth surfaces as rain water recedes in Cuttack September 16, 2021 6:29 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Even as the rainwater has receded in low-lying areas of the city, there has been no respite for the residents due to unhygienic and unsanitary conditions, raising fear of serious outbreak of diseases. The city that reeled …
  • Odisha government stands firm on idol height, says learn from Kerala September 16, 2021 6:29 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Warning against crowded festivities, Odisha government on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, said that the State may face a situation similar to Kerala where Covid cases exploded post Onam celebrations. Stating that though …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha: 4-ft-long cobra rescued from toilet in Cuttack September 15, 2021 5:42 pm Sep 15, 2021, 09:56PM ISTSource: TNN & AgenciesA 4-ft-long cobra was rescued in Odisha's Cuttack on Wednesday. The snake was found inside a toilet by the family members of the house. They informed the snake helpline. Later, the helpline members …
  • Odisha: Rain stops so does livelihood in Cuttack September 15, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Life has come to a standstill for Md Kalim, a newspaper hawker of Meria Bazaar in the city. Even as it stopped raining on Tuesday, Kalim was still not able to resume his work as the streets of the city remain waterlogged.   …
  • Immersion ponds raise stink for Cuttack Municipal Corporation September 15, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: Even as heavy rains in the last few days exposed the lack of preparedness of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), the civic body also failed to make arrangements for managing waste generated from immersion of idols after …
  • Orissa High Court irked over Centre’s tardy response to PIL September 15, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday expressed disappointment over Assistant Solicitor General of India Prasanna Parhi seeking more time to respond to notices issued on a PIL on compensation to road mishap victims filed more …
  • BCCI to hold auction for two New IPL teams on October 17 through closed bids: Reports September 14, 2021 11:10 pm (MENAFN - BreezyScroll) The bidding for the two new Indian Premier League teams is set to take place on October 17, just two days after the scheduled completion of the IPL 2021 season. So, there are possibilities that the bidding could take place in one of …
  • 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 …
  • Auction for two new IPL teams 'most likely' on October 17 September 14, 2021 1:28 pm (MENAFN - IANS) New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will "most likely" hold the auction for the two new Indian Premier League (IPL) teams on October 17, sources told IANS. "Yeah, the auction will be held …
  • E-bidding for two new IPL teams on October 17 September 14, 2021 11:09 am IMAGE: Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Indore, Cuttack, Guwahati and Dharamsala are the cities available for bidding for the two new IPL teams. Photograph: BCCI The bidding for the two new Indian Premier League teams will take place on October 17.   According to …
  • First selection list out, Ravenshaw Higher Secondary posts highest cut-off September 14, 2021 6:32 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The School and Mass Education department on Monday released the first selection list for admission to higher secondary schools of the State for the 2021-2022 academic session that begins in October. Ravenshaw Higher …
  • Cyclone Gulab to make landfall today, Met department issues alert for Andhra, Odisha September 27, 2021 12:02 am By ANI BHUBANESWAR: An orange alert has been issued in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh ahead of cyclone 'Gulab', which is approaching the coastal states from the Bay of Bengal and is expected to make landfall on Sunday evening according to the India …
  • Book Review | A great river’s stories that inquire, inform September 25, 2021 6:38 pm A classic example of realist eco-fiction, it effortlessly straddles the domains of geography, sociology, cultural history and anthropology Did you hear the story of the crocodile who loved a girl and the one on how Indra took to task his clouds and made it …
  • None September 25, 2021 6:16 pm Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], September 25 (ANI): After the cyclone alert for South Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh, IMD Bhubaneswar has issued rainfall alerts for both locations. Speaking to ANI, Dr Sanjeev Dwivedi, Scientist at IMD Bhubaneswar said, …
  • 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 …
  • BJD youth leaders held for ‘disrupting’ public hearing September 25, 2021 7:18 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: District youth BJD leaders Manas Das and Nirakar Khuntia were arrested by Raghunathpur police on Friday for allegedly disrupting the public hearing for environmental clearance of sand mining on Mahanadi river. The …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Over 73 per cent people in Odisha's 12 districts have COVID antibodies: ICMR serosurvey September 27, 2021 6:04 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three in every four persons, including the vaccinated ones and children, have developed antibodies against SARS-CoV2, the latest serosurvey spanning 12 districts has found. The Odisha Serosurvey-2021 conducted jointly …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 'Jari Medha' artisans of Cuttack stare at worst-ever crisis amid COVID-19 September 23, 2021 6:52 am Express News Service CUTTACK: Over 300 artisans of Millennium City, who eke out a living by designing 'Jari Medha' during the festive season are in the midst of the worst crisis of their lives as they are devoid of work due to the pandemic for the …
  • Developmental projects worth over ₹600cr approved for mineral-bearing Odisha districts September 22, 2021 2:58 am The Odisha government on Tuesday approved projects worth over ₹600 crore for developmental work in various sectors in mineral-bearing districts of the State. Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra gave the nod to the projects in a board of directors’ …
  • Odisha govt approves projects worth Rs 640.55 crore under OMBADC September 21, 2021 11:32 am The projects worth Rs 640.55 cr were approved under Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) in the sectors of the development of secondary schools, environmental monitoring and sports development in urban local bodies (ULBs) of the …
  • Odisha approves projects worth Rs 640 cr under OMBADC September 21, 2021 10:35 am (MENAFN- IANS) Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday approved development projects worth Rs 640 crore for mining affected districts under Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) fund. The board of directors of …
  • Odisha government approves projects worth Rs Rs.640.55 cror September 21, 2021 9:49 am Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], September 21 (ANI): The projects worth Rs 640.55 cr were approved under Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) in the sectors of the development of secondary schools, environmental monitoring and sports …
  • Jolt to Baliyatra Riverfront Improvement plan as Union Minister terms Mahanadi bed filling illegal September 21, 2021 5:47 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: In what could come as a huge jolt to the BJD government's much-hyped Baliyatra Riverfront Improvement (BARFI) project that envisages reclamation of land from the Mahanadi river bed from Jobra Barrage to Gadgadia Ghat, …
  • Odisha braces for multiple cyclonic circulations and more rain in next 10 days September 19, 2021 12:49 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After witnessing a flood-like situation in its coastal region due to incessant rain in the last week, Odisha is bracing for a series of cyclonic circulations over the Bay of Bengal that may trigger heavy rains across …
  • Three government school teachers suspended for submitting fake OTET certificate September 19, 2021 5:43 am By PTI JAJPUR: Three government school teachers in Odisha's Jajpur district were placed under suspension for submitting fake teachers eligibility test certificate, an official said. Barachana Block Education Officer (BEO) Harihar Dalei has placed the …
  • Odisha government sets irrigation target for 40,000 hectares by July 2024 September 19, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the construction of the left bank canal (LBC) of the Rengali multipurpose project across Brahmani river is progressing at a snail’s pace, the State government on Saturday set a new target for irrigating nearly 40,000 …
  • 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- …
  • Odisha: Heavy rainfall may worsen flood situation over weekend September 18, 2021 8:35 am People of Odisha are apprehensive that the flood situation in the state, especially at Mundali in Cuttack city and neighbouring areas, may worsen over the next 24-48 hours. Large stretches of the Mahanadi and Subarnarekha river basins have gone underwater …
  • 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 …
  • Rains in Chhattisgarh fuel fears of floods in Odisha's Mahanadi river system September 16, 2021 6:29 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: With the upper catchment areas in Chhattisgarh experiencing heavy rains for the last 48 hours and around 3.5 lakh cusec of water entering Hirakud reservoir per second, a medium flood looms large in Mahanadi river system …
  • 3 more die in heavy rain, Odisha faces flood threat September 16, 2021 6:29 am The government has deployed two NDRF teams in worst-affected districts of Balasore and BhadrakBHUBANESWAR: The state government on Wednesday sounded the alert on a low-to-medium flood in the lower embankment areas of the Mahanadi river even as the death …
  • 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 …
  • JSL may pay dividend from next year after merger with listed arm September 15, 2021 5:50 am Jindal Stainless Ltd () may start paying dividend to shareholders from next year--after a gap of 13 years--as it expects a turnaround in profit margins after merging listed subsidiary Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Ltd with itself. “Post completion of the merger …
  • Orissa High Court irked over Centre’s tardy response to PIL September 15, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday expressed disappointment over Assistant Solicitor General of India Prasanna Parhi seeking more time to respond to notices issued on a PIL on compensation to road mishap victims filed more …
  • Rivers swell but Odisha administration says not to worry September 15, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service JAJPUR/BALASORE/ROURKELA: Major rivers across the districts continued to be in spate submerging low-lying areas and paddy fields as the heavy rains induced by the deep depression left its mark.Till reports last came in, …
  • Odisha orders evacuation from low-lying areas as rain batters State September 14, 2021 9:05 am With heavy rain pounding Odisha for the last 36 hours leading to a rise in water levels in most rivers, the State government on Tuesday asked all the district collectors to evacuate people from low-lying areas as three persons were killed in incidents …
  • The Kharasrota River Not for Sale September 14, 2021 1:00 am by Bhabani Shankar Nayak   12 September 2021 The people of Kendrapada district of Odisha are fighting peacefully for last two years to save their river Kharasrota. This river is the lifeline of farmers, fishing communities and other communities living …
  • 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 ‘ …
  • 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 …
  • World Vision India & Standard Chartered Bank Join Hands to Help People Amidst the COVID 19 crisis May 26, 2020 12:37 am A Corporate Partnership to Ensure Food Security to Underprivileged Children and Their Families World Vision India a grass root humanitarian organization, has partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to strengthen its COVID 19 relief response to restore 6000 …
  • Digital at Centurion University Takes Center Stage – Cutm.ac.in May 23, 2020 3:52 am The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. May 22, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- COVID19 pandemic has brought on immense challenges for everyone in more ways than one. As has been the case in earlier such …
  • Migrant workers walk hundreds of miles to try and reach Odisha from Tamil Nadu May 21, 2020 4:43 pm Weary yet with hope glistening in his eyes, Sivendu Suvram, a migrant worker has walked all the way from Tiruppur, and was planning to walk all the way to his home in Odisha, to take care of his aged mother. Mr. Suvram was stopped at a check post on the …
  • Super cyclone Amphan may weaken from this afternoon May 19, 2020 6:32 am Super cyclone Amphan (pronounced as Um-Pun) has picked up speed and started moving to North-North-East, throwing hints that it would also weaken around in the process. India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects it to wind down back as an extremely …
  • Amphan to weaken in six hours, will make landfall as ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ May 19, 2020 4:47 am NDRF in vulnerable villages around Dhamra.(Twitter/@gyana_r_das) Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to weaken into an ‘Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm’ within the next six hours, stated the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its statement issued at …
  • Cyclone Amphan very intense; has potential to wreak large-scale damage: IMD May 18, 2020 7:37 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Cyclone Amphan is a very intense storm which can wreak large-scale damage, India Meteorological Department Director General M Mohapatra said on Monday. Amphan has intensified into a super cyclonic storm and is expected to make a landfall …
  • Odisha buses to pick up migrants on the road, drop them at inter-state borders May 18, 2020 6:40 pm To tide over this, the official said, a dynamic bus transit system has been started where police stations on highways and roads make migrants walking on foot and make them board buses to reach interstate borders. (Representational Image) With an increasing …
  • Cyclone Amphan: 10 NDRF, 15 ODRAF units positioned in coastal Odisha May 17, 2020 3:01 pm Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) As many as 10 NDRF teams and 15 ODRAF units have been pre-positioned in the coastal districts of Odisha to meet any eventuality due to the cyclone Amphan, said an official on Sunday. 20 teams of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force …
  • Covid Live: No passenger trains will run till June 30 May 14, 2020 5:17 am !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman will address a Press Conference today, 14th May 2020, at 4 PM in New Delhi.… https://t.co/mbZup2DUVC— Ministry of Finance #StayHome #StaySafe (@FinMinIndia) …
  • Odisha declares Ganjam COVID-19 hotspot after 7 new cases. Check new red, green, orange zones list May 7, 2020 8:52 pm Image Source : PTI Odisha declares Ganjam district COVID-19 hotspot Odisha government on Thursday declared Ganjam district as COVID-19 red zone as seven fresh cases of coronavirus reported in the district. All the new patients had returned from Surat and …
  • One killed, 10 injured in bus-truck collision in Odisha May 5, 2020 6:55 am Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others injured when a bus carrying 40 migrant labourers, collided with a fruit-laden truck on NH-16 near Kuhudi of Khordha district in Odisha early on Tuesday, police said. The mishap took place when …
  • Man on bus carrying migrants from Hyderabad to Odisha dies in accident May 5, 2020 5:11 am One person was killed when a bus carrying Odia workers from Hyderabad met with an accident in Khordha district in Odisha early on Tuesday. Interactive map of confirmed coronavirus cases in India The incident occurred when the bus driver tried to evade a …
  • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India May 1, 2020 8:11 am Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
  • COVID-19: A Re-start Button :: Maguni Charan Behera April 24, 2020 4:12 am COVID-19: A Re-start Button Maguni Charan Behera * Today, the COVID-19 unleashing havoc everywhere, embracing all-rich and poor, powerful and weak- has made a shamble of the world all around us. Though it strikes a note of apparent pessimism, it holds key …
  • Containing the virus: Check out India's COVID-19 hotspots here April 15, 2020 11:21 pm By Online Desk Amongst the advisories following the lockdown extension till May 3, the Health Ministry on Tuesday announced that 170 COVID-19 hotspots have been identified in the country on the basis of number of cases and the rate at which they double in …
  • Major metros in hotspots list, Tamil Nadu tops with most April 15, 2020 8:58 pm New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) After extending the nationwide lockdown, the Union government on Wednesday released a list of 170 hotspot districts, which includes all six metros and various other large cities. The list includes all nine districts of national …
  • 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)
  • Over 73 per cent people in Odisha's 12 districts have COVID antibodies: ICMR serosurvey September 27, 2021 6:04 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Three in every four persons, including the vaccinated ones and children, have developed antibodies against SARS-CoV2, the latest serosurvey spanning 12 districts has found. The Odisha Serosurvey-2021 conducted jointly …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Developmental projects worth over ₹600cr approved for mineral-bearing Odisha districts September 22, 2021 2:58 am The Odisha government on Tuesday approved projects worth over ₹600 crore for developmental work in various sectors in mineral-bearing districts of the State. Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra gave the nod to the projects in a board of directors’ …
  • Odisha ropes in Unicef, CPR for sanitation facilities in villages around urban areas September 21, 2021 10:41 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Tuesday roped in Unicef and Centre for Policy Research (CPR) for urban-rural convergence on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) and Plastic Waste Management (PWM). A Letter of …
  • Odisha approves projects worth Rs 640 cr under OMBADC September 21, 2021 10:35 am (MENAFN- IANS) Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday approved development projects worth Rs 640 crore for mining affected districts under Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) fund. The board of directors of …
  • Nabard chief stresses on strengthening IT infra of cooperative banks September 20, 2021 5:03 pm Strengthening of IT infrastructure of cooperative banks, enhancement of agriculture term loans and diversification of credit portfolio are important factors to make them relevant and sustainable on a long term basis, Nabard chairman G R Chintala said on …
  • Odisha braces for multiple cyclonic circulations and more rain in next 10 days September 19, 2021 12:49 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: After witnessing a flood-like situation in its coastal region due to incessant rain in the last week, Odisha is bracing for a series of cyclonic circulations over the Bay of Bengal that may trigger heavy rains across …
  • Odisha government to develop land near dams for recreation September 19, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State government has initiated steps to develop land adjacent to big dams for setting up museums and other tourism-cum-educational facilities. The proposal was discussed at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief …
  • Odisha: Heavy rainfall may worsen flood situation over weekend September 18, 2021 8:35 am People of Odisha are apprehensive that the flood situation in the state, especially at Mundali in Cuttack city and neighbouring areas, may worsen over the next 24-48 hours. Large stretches of the Mahanadi and Subarnarekha river basins have gone underwater …
  • How and why these tigers in Odisha changed their stripes September 17, 2021 10:10 am More than half a century ago, when the tribals of Similipal in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha reported sightings of “black tigers” — their stripes almost fused together in patches threatening to obliterate parts of their burnished orange coats — nobody …
  • 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 …
  • Odisha Police arrest four DRDO employees for sharing defence secrets with 'Pakistani agents' September 14, 2021 4:04 pm Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The tremor of espionage resurfaced in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) again with the arrest of four persons from a missile test facility off the Odisha coast for their alleged links with Pakistani …
  • 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 …