News from Ganjam

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Odisha: Ganjam District Generates 1 Cr Person Days MGNREGA Work In 2 Months

Ganjam district has generated 1-crore person-days of work, the highest in Odisha, under the rural job scheme MGNREGA in the first two months of the current financial year, officials said.

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Jobless Divyang Siblings Abandon Ailing Mother In Locked Down Odisha

In a heart-wrenching incident, two siblings were detained by the police when they were trying to abandon their ailing mother at a secluded place in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Friday.

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.

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Vendors In Odisha Pitch In To Promote Vaccination, Offer Discount To Inoculated Customers

A group of vendors in Ganjam district have come forward to offer discounts to double vaccinated customers in a bid to promote the ongoing vaccination drive against the Covid-19. 

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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.

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10 PC In Odisha Due To Keen Surveillance, Says Top Health Offic
Odisha Logs 6,118 New Covid Cases & 41 Deaths

The trend of steady decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases continues in Odisha with the State reporting 6,118 infections on Monday. However, the death toll due to the contagious virus remained high with 41 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

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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.

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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.

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Centre Sanctions Rs 87.77 Cr For Double-Laning Of Bhanjanagar-Aska National Highway In Odisha

The Centre  has granted an additional Rs 87.77 Crore for widening of the National Highways (NH-157) for the construction of paved shoulders besides the road connecting Aska to Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district. 

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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.