Ganjam is the largest district of Odisha in terms of population. The district is broadly divided into two divisions, the Coastal plain area in the east and hill and table lands in the west. The Eastern Ghats run along the western side of the District. Ganjam district is best known for its stunning sea beach and a deep sea port at Gopalpur. Ganjam is also famous for a perennial hot spring of medicinal sulfuric water located at Taptapani .This district has world’s largest breeding ground of Olive Ridley sea turtles at Rushikulya beach where Lakhs of endangered Olive Ridley turtles flocked the Rushikulya river mouth for their annual mass nesting. Ganjam’s Achar (Pickles) and Papad is very popular. These two give away such a wonderful flavor to the mouth that it is liked by the folks of Odisha at any and every point of time.
The IMD said that heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh and Ganjam between 8 am of September 25 and 8 am of September 26.
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.
The fear is haunting scores of residents in the region after a man was found brutally bludgeoned to death with a stone on late Sunday night. The reason for the fear however, is that the killer has boldly announced his ‘next target’ in blood beside the body.
As per reports, a group of miscreants allegedly attacked one Kalu Nahak with sharp weapons when he was returning home from a shop in the locality. Nahak died on the spot while another youth, who tried to save Nahak from the attackers, reportedly sustained critical injuries in the attack
Pradeep's family members were devastated upon hearing the news and are inconsolable since then
The brooms will be available in all the retail shops of Ganjam Hata, set up by the district administration and wholesalers in Berhampur, while Ganjam Gruhini Producers' Company Ltd will market the products.
The government-run institute owes this achievement to Ajit Kumar Sethy, its headmaster, who brought about a sea of transformation with his innovative teaching methods.
Three persons were killed after being hit by a moving train near a level crossing in Ganjam district late on Sunday night.
Whenever Mochiram Nayak, a daily wage labourer, walks or drives down the lanes of Harijansahi, an entire clan of dogs follows him.
Heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in some places in southern and coastal belt of the State in the next 24 hours.
Resentment is brewing among locals of Berhampur over restrictions on entry of visitors to Ramlingam Tank Park and its alleged use by BJD MLAs.
Huge amount of funds have allegedly been misappropriated under MGNREGA at Bania Panchayat under Khallikote block of Ganjam district
Even as the Odisha government promises big on achieving last-mile connectivity, many bridge projects in the remote regions of the State are lying incomplete over the past few years.
Last month, a camel suffering from various old age-related ailments died after being abandoned by its master inside Manapali forest in Khallikote area of Ganjam district.
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.
In a similar instance on August 11, a woman and her daughter were allegedly tied with ropes and mercilessly beaten by a group of men on suspicion of practicing witchcraft at Gadigaon village under Khunta Police limits in Mayurbhanj district.
A bank ATM cash loading van was allegedly hijacked by unknown miscreants who drugged its driver and looted Rs 24 lakh in Ganjam district on Wednesday.
The Dengue is back in headlines once again after few days of lull. But this time, the fear of the mosquito-borne viral disease has become a cause of concern for residents in far-off places and rural pockets like Malkangiri where the public still struggles to access proper healthcare.
In Bhadrak, two bike-borne youths were killed and one critically injured after a truck hit their bike from behind on NH 16 near Rahanja Chhak under the Rural police station jurisdiction.
The folk artists, who have lost their livelihood due to the pandemic, will get an opportunity to earn some money with this awareness drive.
The Odisha government on Friday said that the much-awaited flight operations from two more airstrips in the State will begin soon. Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera said that the final decision on the roll out of flights from Jeypore in Koraput and Rangeilunda airstrips in Ganjam district has been taken by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
The miscreants ransacked the rented accommodation of the MLA at Nirmaljhor area in Khalikot.
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
The woman had received around 80-90 percent burn injuries.
In the viral video, a large crowd is seen in the lunch venue at Amrutula village, native of Swain, in Ganjam district. The villagers are seen queueing up at the venue while no Covid norms including social distancing and use of mask were followed.