News from Gajapati

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.

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Father-Son Duo Killed Over Sorcery In Gajapati

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

After Fatal May, Corona Trend Declining In Odisha: Public Health Director
After Fatal May, Corona Trend Declining In Odisha: Public Health Director

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.

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Odisha Logs 35 Deaths With 7K Plus New Covid Positive Cases 

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.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

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.

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Covid19: Odisha Reports 11,108 New Cases, 26 Deaths

Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with  11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.

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.

Inmate Goes Missing From Quarantine Centre In Odisha, FIR Registered
Inmate Goes Missing From Quarantine Centre In Odisha, FIR Registered

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.

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DRDO To Set Up Seven Medical Oxygen Plants In Odisha 

In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.

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Odisha Witnesses Fall In Daily Covid Count, Records 9,793 New Cases With 18 Deaths

The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.

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Covid-19: At 10,031 New Infections, Odisha Sees Dip In Daily Cases

Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has  mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.

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Water Woes Haunt Odisha Village In Scorching Heat

Gajapati: With soaring mercury level across the State, acute shortage of drinking water has doubled the misery of Patapadar under Mohana block in the district. Villagers alleged that a solar…

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Poison Me Or Mark My House An Old-Age Home: Elderly Woman Pleads Before SP

Paralakhemundi: Children are considered as their parents’ support system in old age. But is it that big a dream to expect a little love and selfless service from the offspring? Janaki Adhikari is 75, helpless, neglected even though she stays with her son and daughter-in-law. Robbed off service and care, the elderly woman from Gopini […]

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9 Jail Inmates Test Positive For Covid-19 In Odisha's Gajapati District

Gajapati: As many as nine inmates, including three from Paralakhemundi sub-jail and six inmates of R Udaygiri sub-jail in the district tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, said officials. As…

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Lecturer Under Vigilance Scanner In Odisha

Gajapati: The officials of Vigilance Department on Monday conducted a raid on the residence of G. Nageswar Rao, a lecturer based at Paralakhemundi area of Gajapati district. Searches were conducted on the allegations that Rao possessed assets disproportionate to his known source of income. As per preliminary reports, the sleuths of the anti-corruption wing are […]

Special Exam For Gajapati OJEE Aspirants Who Missed Test Due To Mishap
Special Exam For Gajapati OJEE Aspirants Who Missed Test Due To Mishap

Gajapati: The students, who could not attend the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) 2020 after the bus in which they were travelling in met with an accident, will sit in a fresh entrance test on October 22, a notification issued by the district collector said. According to the notification, the students need to call the […]

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