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Farmer Harvesting Half-Ripen Crop
Cyclone Threat To Odisha Worries Farmers Of A Bleak Harvest

With a low pressure brewing up in South Andaman Sea stroking fears of a cyclone for Odisha, the farmers of the State, particularly from the South and coastal belts are losing sleep for fear of suffering losses just before the harvesting period.

Berhampur Bride Protest: SDJM Court Asks Woman To Stay At Sakhi Centre Till Next Hearing
Berhampur Bride Protest: SDJM Court Asks Woman To Stay At Sakhi Centre Till Next Hearing

Crying her heart out, she further questioned, "Why such injustice is done to me? Is there any law to prevent a bride from entering her in-laws' house? Why should I go to Sakhi centre?"

Protest By Odisha ‘Bride’ Enters Third Day, ‘Groom’s Father Acknowledges Her As Daughter-In-Law  
Protest By Odisha ‘Bride’ Enters Third Day, ‘Groom’s Father Acknowledges Her As Daughter-In-Law  

Putting an end to the drama, which caught attention of the entire State, Pramod Sahu, the father of the ‘groom’, identified as Sumit, broke his protracted silence and acknowledged Dimple Dash as his daughter-in-law. 

Bride Stages Dharna At Groom's House
Woman Stages Dharna After Groom Deserts Her On Big Day In Odisha’s Berhampur

The bride, Dimple Dash sat on a dharna at the gate of her groom, Sumit Sahu’s house after he did not turn up at the marriage venue where they were supposed to tie the knot.

Biker Injured During Police Checking
Biker, 2 Riding Pillion Injured In Accident After Policeman Shoves Stick To Stop In Berhampur

Three youths riding a bike were injured while trying to evade a Police checking on Goshani Nuagaon overbridge on Sunday night

Odisha Congress Slams BJD's Plans To Gherao RDC Offices Over Price Hike
Odisha Congress Slams BJD's Plans To Gherao RDC Offices Over Price Hike

Sasmita Behera, while taking a dig at the BJD during a presser in Bhubaneswar, said the protests are a ploy to divert the attention of the people from the sensational murder case of Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher.

World Bodybuilding Glory
Berhampur Lad Arjun Sahu Braves Poverty To Bring World Bodybuilding Glory

Arjun's journey to the World glory was not a bed of roses. The bodybuilder from Odisha, who is currently serving the Indian Army for the Bihar regiment, has to overcome several obstacles to achieve the feat

BJP Protest In Berhampur
Mamita Meher Agitations: BJYM Activists Pelt Eggs, Scuffle With Police In Berhampur; DSP Injured

Hundreds of activists belonging to the BJYM scuffled with the Police when they were stopped from gheraoing the SP office in Berhampur on Friday over demands of the ouster of Captain Dibyashankar Mishra

Major Fire Breaks Out At Taratarini Temple In Ganjam, No Casualties Reported
Major Fire Breaks Out At Taratarini Temple In Ganjam, No Casualties Reported

Though no casualties were reported, property within the room was gutted in the blaze, informed sources.

IPL Betting Racket
IPL Betting Racket Busted In Berhampur, Rs 8.5 L Cash Seized

Berhampur Police on Monday busted a major betting racket and arrested seven persons in connection with it. The Police also recovered cash & 11 smartphones from them.

8-Year-Old Boy Injured In High Intensity Blast In House In Ganjam
8-Year-Old Boy In Odisha's Ganjam Critically Injured In High Intensity Blast At House

Though the exact reason behind the explosion is yet to be ascertained, police are suspecting that some high-intensity explosives might have been stored in the room which led to the massive blast.

Berhampur Trunk Murder
Berhampur Trunk Murder: Special Mention Of 84-Yr Old Case Continues In Indian Evidence Act

The case of Pakala Narayana Swami vs Emperor, which has been included in law books for the students to study was a landmark judgement and it has travelled its way up in the judiciary through decisions of both lower courts and High Courts in convicting accused in murder cases and awarding death sentence.

Berhampur University
Berhampur University Students Stage Sit-In Over Hiked Hostel Fee

The Berhampur University (Bhanja Vihar) in the Silk City turned into an agitation ground after scores of hostel boarders staged a demonstration protesting the hike in hostel fees, on Thursday.

Tata Power Employees
Tata Power Contractual Employees Shave Heads in Protest, Demand Permanent Jobs

The contractual employees of the Tata Power Southern Odisha Distribution Limited Electricity (TPSODL) staged a unique protest by tonsuring their heads in front of their office in Berhampur on Thursday, demanding job security.

Berhampur Civic Body Imposes Curbs On Observing Durga Puja, Diwali; Check Details
Berhampur Civic Body Imposes Curbs On Observing Durga Puja, Diwali; Check Details

The Durga Puja will be celebrated from October 13 to October 15, 2021. "It is hereby directed that congregation for the celebration of Durga Puja and cultural congregations shall not be allowed in public within BeMC area," a notification issued by the civic body read.

E-Mulakat Facility
E-Mulakat Facility Launched At Berhampur Circle Jail In Odisha

Using E-Mulakat service the family members, relatives and advocates can schedule Mulakats (meetings) with the prisoners by following a few simple processes

World Heart Day: Experts Bat For Adoption Of Digital Health To Cut Risk Of CVD
World Heart Day: Experts Bat For Adoption Of Digital Health To Cut Risk Of CVD

OTV Managing Director Jagi Mangat Panda flagged off the cyclothon event in the State capital as the Chief Guest on the occasion of World Heart Day 2021.

Plus 2 Exams: Discrepancies In Results Put Students In Quandary
After Clearing Board Exams, Odisha Plus II Student Finds Him ‘Failed’ While Claiming TC 

The CHSE results declared under the alternative evaluation method showed that he had passed the exams with 238 marks. However, when he reached the college a few days later to claim the TC for admission in Diploma course at a technical institute, he found that he has failed in the exams. 

Styling Success: Odisha Hair Designer Shines In Bollywood
Styling Success: Odisha Hair Designer Shines In Bollywood

As they say, hard work pays off, Raju has never turned back since then. Now, along with setting up an advanced hair cutting and hair designing saloon in his home town, he has also set up several other branches in different states across the country. 

ITI Student Dies After Falling From Hostel Food Delivery Van
Odisha ITI Student Dies After Falling From Hostel Food Delivery Van, Family Suspects Foul Play

The ITI authorities claimed that he accidentally fell from the vehicle and became unconscious. He was immediately rushed to MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur where the doctors declared him brought dead. 

TPSODL Sends Erroneous Electricity Bill
Monthly Electricity Bill In Lakhs: Exorbitant Power Bills Leave Ganjam Villagers In Lurch

The Tata Power managed electricity distribution company TPSODL has allegedly sent an electricity bill of over Rs 4.5 Lakh to a man who lives in a thatched house and lights only three LED bulbs

Party Inside ‘Shut’ Ramlingam Park By BJD Leaders In Berhampur: Over 20 Protesting BJP Leaders Picke
Party Inside ‘Shut’ Ramlingam Park By BJD Leaders In Berhampur: Over 20 Protesting BJP Leaders Picked Up By Police

Ganjam district BJD President Ramesh Chau Patnaik had earlier said that parks like Ramlingam is rare in Odisha and as the MLAs are visiting the district, they are like guests.

BJP Protest Over Non-Veg Feast At Ramalingam Park
Non-Veg Party By BJD Leaders At ‘Closed’ Park In Berhampur: BJP Holds Protest

The members of BJP held a protest rally in Berhampur over the alleged partying of BJD leaders in Ramalingam Park which has been closed for the public

ATM Cash Van Hijack In Odisha
ATM Cash Van Hijack In Odisha: Driver Of The Vehicle Mastermind Of Loot

Berhampur police clarified that the driver of the hijacked ATM cash loading van was in fact the mastermind behind the loot of Rs 24 lakh from the vehicle on August 18

Hijack Of ATM Cash Van In Berhampur
Hijack Of ATM Cash Van In Berhampur: Police Detain 3 Including Driver, Huge Cash Recovered

Berhampur Police on Saturday claimed to have solved the case pertaining to the hijack of an ATM cash loading van Aska Road in Ganjam district on August 18