Gajapati District has been named after Maharaja Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapati Narayan Deo, the Ex–Raja Sahib of Paralakhemundi estate (the 1st Prime Minister of Odisha State), who is remembered for his contribution in formation of a separate Odisha province and inclusion of Paralakhemundi estate in Odisha. This district has famous for the Buddhist temple, the highest in South Asia at Chandragiri. Tibetan refugees’ settlement at Chandragiri is another place for the tourist to visit.
When the girl, sobbing, somehow managed to get home at around 6 pm, her family members asked her whereabouts. She then narrated her ordeal following which her parents informed the police.
However, the postmaster has a different story to narrate. As per the postmaster, Mallick didn't provide the required documents which were necessary for approval of the monthly charges.
Basic amenities elude people at Guriguda village under Antaraba Gram Panchayat at Mohana block in Gajapati district
Heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in some places in southern and coastal belt of the State in the next 24 hours.
Enticed by the scheme, the gullible victims even went on to invest bigger amounts ranging up to Rs 18 lakh.
Gajapati police seized a huge haul of around 21 quintal of ganja worth over Rs 1.5 crore in R Udayagiri and arrested as many as 26 persons including seven women in this connection
A four-member team of the Crime Branch led by DSP, Gyanaranjan Mishra today recorded the statement of DFO Sangram Keshari Behera after subjecting him to questioning for over three hours.
Mamata Panda, OIC of Gurandi police station was questioned by the Crime Branch team for three hours in connection with the death of Paralakhemundi assistant conservator of forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra.
A watchman made a startling revelation that District Collector of Gajapati was present at Divisional Forest Officer (DFO)'s quarters when the fire mishap occurred that led to death of assistant conservator of forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra.
Two colleagues of deceased Paralakhemundi assistant conservator of forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra were questioned by a team of Odisha Crime Branch on Monday.
Basic amenities in remote areas of Gajapati and Jajpur districts are still a distant dream even as the government has implemented host of welfare schemes for the development of rural Odisha
In a major development in the mysterious death case of Paralakhemundi Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, the Gajapati Superintendent of Police on Friday gave clean chit DFO Sangram Keshari Behera.
Based on the online complaint of the father of the deceased, Paralakhemundi Police has registered a case against DFO Behera, Soumya’s widow Bidya Bharati Panda and cook Manmath Kambha.
Odisha Crime Branch concluded that a fire incident had occurred at the government quarters of deceased ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra
The DFO has been named an accused in the murder case which has been filed in connection with the mysterious death of 32-year-old ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra.
The quarters was closed since July 12, the day Soumya Ranjan reportedly suffered burn injuries
A delegation of BJP today visited some areas in Gajapati district likely to be affected by the construction of a barrage by Andhra Pradesh government over river Bansadhara at Neredi.
Light to moderate rain or thundershower is also likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar.
In a gruesome incident, a man and his son were allegedly killed by some fellow villagers on suspicion of practicing sorcery at Muthaguda village under Adaba police limits
The effects of the lockdowns and shutdown are generally noticed after four weeks. But we need to be more cautious, till the situation normalises, said Mishra.
The Covid-19 related fatalities in the State has turned into a major reason of concern as the number of daily deaths is hovering over 30 for the last few days even as the single-day positive cases has come down drastically.
The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.
Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with 11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.
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.
The missing inmate identified as Narendra Bisoi belonged to Ghasapada village under Damadua Gram Panchayat in the district. He was quarantined at Luhagudi after his return from Andhra Pradesh on May 9, 2021.