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News from Ganjam

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.

Cyclonic Storm In Next 12 Hours
Cyclonic Storm In Next 12 Hours, IMD Issues Cyclone Alert For Odisha & Andhra

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.

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. 

Stoneman scare in Ganjam after man's murder
‘Stoneman’ Scare In Odisha’s Ganjam As Killer Names ‘Next Target’ In Blood Beside Bludgeoned Body

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.

Murder of youth sparks tension in Ganjam
Murder Of Youth Sparks Tension In Odisha’s Ganjam; Irate Mob Sets 3 Houses Of Accused On Fire

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

Odia Migrant Worker Dies In Oman
Odia Migrant Worker Dies In Oman, Devastated Family Appeals For Help To Bring Back Body

Pradeep's family members were devastated upon hearing the news and are inconsolable since then

Hill Brooms By Ganjam Jail Inmates To Be In Markets
Hill Brooms By Ganjam Jail Inmates To Be In Markets

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.

Ajit Kumar Sethy
Odisha Headmaster Arrests Dropout Rate In School With Unique Teaching Style

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.

Odisha: 3 Crushed To Death By Moving Train In Late Night Tragedy
Odisha: 3 Crushed To Death By Moving Train In Late Night Tragedy 

Three persons were killed after being hit by a moving train near a level crossing in Ganjam district late on Sunday night.

Love For Wings And Paws: Two Animal Lovers From Odisha Show Way For Many
Love For Wings And Paws: Two Animal Lovers From Odisha Show Way For Many

Whenever Mochiram Nayak, a daily wage labourer, walks or drives down the lanes of Harijansahi, an entire clan of dogs follows him.

Low Pressure Forms Over BoB, IMD Predicts Rain In Odisha For 2-3 Days
Low Pressure Forms Over BoB, IMD Predicts Rain In Odisha For 2-3 Days

Heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in some places in southern and coastal belt of the State in the next 24 hours.

No To Locals, Yes To MLAs: ‘VIP Culture’ At Silk City’s Lone Amusement Park Sparks Resentment
No To Locals, Yes To MLAs: ‘VIP Culture’ At Silk City’s Lone Amusement Park Sparks Resentment

Resentment is brewing among locals of Berhampur over restrictions on entry of visitors to Ramlingam Tank Park and its alleged use by BJD MLAs.

MGNREGA Scam
Huge Misappropriation Of Funds Alleged In MGNREGA Projects In Odisha’s Ganjam

Huge amount of funds have allegedly been misappropriated under MGNREGA at Bania Panchayat under Khallikote block of Ganjam district

Bridges in Odisha
Unfinished Dreams: Many Bridge Projects In Odisha Stuck Halfway

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.

Horse Abandoned By Owner In Ganjam
Ailing Horse Abandoned By Owner On Roadside In Odisha’s Ganjam

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.

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.

Elderly Couple Attacked Over Black Magic Suspicion In Odisha’s Ganjam
Elderly Couple Attacked Over Black Magic Suspicion In Odisha’s Ganjam

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.

Miscreants Hijack ATM Cash Van In Odisha’s Ganjam, Loot Rs 24L
Miscreants Hijack ATM Cash Van In Odisha’s Ganjam, Loot Rs 24L

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. 

Dengue Outbreak In Odisha
Dengue Scare Reaches Far And Wide In Odisha

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.

Dead-body
4 Killed, 2 Injured In Two Separate Mishaps In Odisha

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.

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.

Flights From Jeypore Airport Soon
More Wings To Odisha: Flights From Jeypore, Rangeilunda Soon

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.

Miscreants Target Khallikote MLA’s House, Hurl Bombs At Supporters; 4 Injured
Miscreants Target Khallikote MLA’s House, Hurl Bombs At Supporters; 4 Injured

The miscreants ransacked the rented accommodation of the MLA at Nirmaljhor area in Khalikot.

E-bike
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 Guidelines, Organises Community Lunch On Father’s Death Anniversary
BJD MLA Flouts Covid Guidelines, Organises Community Lunch On Father’s Death Anniversary

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.