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News from Berhampur

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

Defunct Sanitary Toilet Complexes In Berhampur Bring BeMC's Apathy To Fore
Defunct Sanitary Toilet Complexes In Berhampur Bring BeMC's Apathy To Fore

The civic body had spent an estimated Rs 70 lakh in 2017 to construct sanitary toilet complexes. However, in just four years, the structures have been completely damaged.

Odisha Civic Polls
Municipal Elections Delayed: Odisha Denying Rights To Citizens Despite Constitutional Mandate

For over two and half years, Municipal Bodies of Odisha are without elected representatives despite specific Constitutional mandate to hold Municipal Election before completion of the five year term of a Municipal Body.

COVID-19 Vaccine
Ganjam District Admn Ropes In Folk Artists To Dispel Covid Vaccination Hesitancy Among People

The folk artists, who have lost their livelihood due to the pandemic, will get an opportunity to earn some money with this awareness drive.

UTP escapes
Odisha: Prisoner Escapes Police Custody At MKCG Covid Hospital

The UTP who was arrested for ganja smuggling escaped from the Covid ward at MKCG Medical College and Hospital taking advantage of police absence inside the ward

Odisha PG Student's e-Jugad Beats Petrol Price Rise

Akshay Dash, who is currently pursuing his post-graduation course in Commerce, has developed the cost-effective electric bike to beat the rising prices of petrol and diesel

Woman Burnt Alive By Lover In Odisha’s Ganjam
Woman Burnt Alive By Lover In Odisha’s Ganjam

The woman had received around 80-90 percent burn injuries.

BJD MLA Flouts COVID Norms
BJD MLA In Odisha Booked For Flouting COVID Guidelines

BJD Legislator Purna Chandra Swain was booked on Tuesday for organising community feast flouting COVID guidelines in his village

Silk City Berhampur in Odisha
Scope Galore Yet Silk City Berhampur Waits For Its Tryst With Destiny

Berhampur's huge potential for growth remains untapped. Compared to the thriving economic activities during good part of the 19th and early part of the 20th centuries that had ramifications even offshore through movement of people and merchandise, there has been a steady slowdown.

High Drama
High Drama Unfolded As Excise Sleuths Raid Family Vehicle On Wrong Intelligence Inputs

The excise sleuths intercepted the vehicle mid-way and inspected it in search of illegal contraband items. However, they failed to find any such materials from the vehicle following which the travellers got into an argument with the raiding officials.

Doctor, Patient's Attendants Face-Off At MKCG Hospital In Berhampur
Doctor, Patient's Attendants Face-Off At MKCG Hospital In Berhampur

An altercation erupted between the patient's daughter Krishna with Dr Asish after the former alleged poor treatment given at the hospital.

Rath Yatra: Motor Mechanic In Odisha Crafts Mini Chariots Of Trinity Using Food Grains

The chariots are made by connecting the food grains using the babul paste, he said. There was no iron nail or other chemical items used in the chariot.

Odisha: Covaxin Rollout Soon For People In Ganjam
Odisha Govt To Introduce Covaxin For Vaccination In Ganjam

The State government of Odisha on Friday announced to introduce Covaxin for inoculation of people aged 18 years and above in the district of Ganjam. Manufactured by the Bharat Biotech will be soon rolled out for vaccinating people in Ganjam district including the Berhampur Municipal Corporation area from the month of July.

Poster Row: BJP Activists Protest At Vaccination Centres, Tear Up CM Naveen’s Pics
Poster Row: BJP Activists Protest At Vaccination Centres, Tear Up CM Naveen’s Pics

The controversy over absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photographs at vaccination centres in Odisha continued for the second consecutive day with BJP supporters protesting at different centres across the State on Tuesday.

Youth Stabbed To Death Over Past Enmity In Berhampur

A youth was stabbed to death while two of his associates sustained critical injuries following a minor tiff at Uttaramukhi under Bada Bazar police limits here in Ganjam district.

Fake Medicine
Panic Grips Berhampur Denizens Over Seizure Of Fake Medicines In Odisha

Following the seizure of huge quantity of fake anti-covid drugs in Cuttack, people in various towns including in Berhampur city are panicked in apprehension of circulation of fake drugs in their home town.

Odisha Civic Body Helps 7 Women Sanitation Workers In Ganjam Become Entrepreneurs
Odisha Civic Body Helps 7 Women Sanitation Workers In Ganjam Become Entrepreneurs

The Ministry of Housing Affairs said Berhampur became the first urban local body in the country to give loan benefits to women under the Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers Scheme, which provides financial benefits to sanitation workers for their rehabilitation in alternative occupations.

Sabitri Festival
Shoppers In Odisha Throw Covid Norms To Wind On 'Sabitri' Eve

A day before the ‘Sabitri Brata’-an auspicious occasion for married women in Odisha- market places having fruits, saree and cosmetic shops across the State witnessed heavy rush on Wednesday despite the lockdown restrictions.

Two Elephants Die Of Suspected Electrocution In Odisha

Two wild elephants reportedly died in separate incidents due to suspected electrocution in Ganjam and Dhenkanal district last night.

green corridor
Green Corridor Created For Airlifting Of Critically Ill Patient From Odisha To Chennai

He is not an eminent personality nor does he belong to an affluent family. But, 24-year-old Amrit Pradhan of Berhampur, a critically ill patient was airlifted to Chennai on Thursday evening through an air ambulance.

ganjma crime
Odisha: Man Stones Wife To Death Before Killing Self In Ganjam

In a shocking incident, a man allegedly crushed her wife with a stone to death before taking his own life at Bedhachhelu village under Purushottampur police limits here in Ganjam district on Wednesday night.

Surgical Shops Raided In Berhampur Over Oxygen Black Marketing Allegation

Police and Drug Controller officials conducted a joint raid on two shops dealing with surgical equipment on charges of hoarding and black marketing of oxygen cylinders at New Bus stand road in the city on Sunday.

sadar PS
Married Woman Found Hanging In Berhampur; Parents Allege Murder

A married woman was found hanging from the ceiling of her room at Rohigaan village here under Sadar police station in Ganjam district.

Marriage procession
Covid Cautions Go Haywire In Odisha: Hundreds Take Part In Wedding Procession, Video Goes Viral

Throwing Covid restriction guidelines to wind, a group of villagers were seen dancing to the tune of loud DJ music while taking out a marriage procession, banned by the government due to rising cases of Coronavirus, in Baranga area under Patrapur block in Ganjam district.

Cyclone Yaas Will Kiss Odisha Coast On May 26 Morning, Only To Reach West Bengal In Afternoon
Cyclone Yaas Will Kiss Odisha Coast On May 26 Morning, Only To Reach West Bengal In Afternoon

The structure of Cyclone Yaas is made so that its disastrous impact will be felt in the sea and then on landfall place. Eastern and southern part of Yaas packed with knocking downwind and intense clouds.

oxygen plant
CM Naveen Inaugurates Liquid Medical Oxygen Plant at MKCG Medical

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a liquid medical oxygen plant facility at Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati (MKCG) Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur on Thursday.

Khallikote unitary university
Khallikote Cluster University To Lose Status, Govt Begins Merger With Berhampur University

The fate of the Khallikote Cluster University has been sealed after the Odisha Government began process for amalgamating it with the Berhampur University on Tuesday.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.

vaccination vehicle
‘Vaccination At Door Step’ Rolled Out For Elderly, Divyangs In Berhampur

If you are a senior citizen or physically challenged person living in the city and worrying about how to get covid vaccine shot, just dial 73280-99324 and get your problem solved.

Doctors Pull Out COVID Positive Toddler From Death, 2 More Fighting For Life

Doctors at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar performed a miracle when they pulled 15-day-old Gudia, who had contracted COVID19, from the jaws of death, kindling hope amid the despair situation

COVID 19 in Jail
COVID Hits Berhampur Circle Jail, 48 Inmates Test Positive

Coronavirus continues to spread its tentacles to jails across Odisha with at least 48 inmates of Berhampur Circle Jail testing positive for the infection on Friday.

Gap Between Two Dosage Of Covishield: Odisha Issues Guidelines

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had on Thursday widened the gap between two doses of Serum Institute of India’s Covidshield vaccine from 42 days (6 weeks) to 84 days (12weeks).

Ganjam Collector
Covid-19: Mobile Testing Facility Introduced In Ganjam

People having Covid-19 symptoms will no more have to face problems as the district administration has launched mobile van testing services in the city here and other areas of Ganjam district.

Covid Vaccination In Urban Centres Of Odisha
Vaccination For Above 18 Years Begins In Major Urban Centres In Odisha

The vaccination drive for people between 18 and 44 years has begun at other major urban centres in Odisha from today. Even though the vaccination for above 18 years had begun from May 1, people in this category were vaccinated with Covaxin shots only in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation area so far.