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Odisha: Youth Allegedly Hangs Himself To Death In Police Station

Berhampur: A youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to death inside Golanthara Police Station under Ganjam district on Monday. According to reports, the accused was brought to the police…

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Sorada Youth Death: Family Alleges Police Torture, Stages Dharna Outside Police Station In Odisha

Berhampur: The family members of a youth staged dharna in front of Sorada Police Station on Friday night over his death due to alleged torture in lockup in Ganjam district.…

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Orissa High Court Orders Eviction Of Illegal Prawn Gherries From Chilika, Bhitarkanika

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has ordered eviction of illegal prawn gherries at Chilika, Bhitarkanika and other eco-sensitive wetland areas in Puri and Ganjam district. While directing the Collectors of…

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Covid Patient Preparing For CA At Isolation Ward Earns Collector’s Pat, Trolls And Wishes Pour In

Berhampur: A youth, who was seen preparing for his CA examination at a Covid isolation centre even after being infected with the virus, has earned Ganjam Collector’s applause. While many…

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Odia Migrant Dies On Board Puri-Okha Express Train

Khordha: A migrant worker from Surat in Gujarat died on board Puri-Okha Express train while he was on his way to his native place in Odisha. The deceased, identified as…

Elderly Couple Found Murdered At Cashew Orchard In Odisha’s Ganjam
Elderly Couple Found Murdered At Cashew Orchard In Odisha’s Ganjam

Ganjam: Amid the grim Covid-19 situation gripping the State, the residents at Sishunda village in Ganjam district woke up to the shocking brutal murder of an elderly couple on Friday.…

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Odisha: Two Killed, 3 Injured In Explosion At House In Berhampur

Ganjam: At least two people were killed while three more sustained serious injuries in an explosion in a house in Kukudakhandi village under the Berhampur Sadar police station in the…

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Contractor Roughs Up Labourer In Ganjam, Video Goes Viral

Ganjam: A pathetic act unfolded at a farmhouse in Khallikote area of the district on Sunday when a labourer was beaten up black and blue  by a contractor and his…

Budhi Thakurani Yatra: General Darshan Prohibited After Two Priests Test Covid-19 Positive
Budhi Thakurani Yatra: General Darshan Prohibited After Two Priests Test Covid-19 Positive

Berhampur: The Ganjam district administration on Monday prohibited the general darshan of Maa Budhi Thakurani in Bada Bazaar area, the temporary abode of the goddess, after two priests were tested…

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Murder Over Sorcery Suspicion: Five Arrested For Killing 75-Year-Old Man In Odisha's Ganjam

Berhampur: At least five persons were arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing an elderly man on suspicion of practicing sorcery at Dhimiripankal village under Badagada police limits in Ganjam district…

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Odisha: Section 144 Clamped In Berhampur For Ghata Procession Of Maa Budhi Thakurani

Ganjam: In order to restrict large scale congregation in one place for preventing further spread of Covid-19 infection, the Ganjam district administration on Friday clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144…

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Covid-19 Resurgence: Ganjam Collector Imposes Fresh Restrictions, Check Details

Ganjam: Amid the sudden surge in the Covid-19 cases in the bordering districts of Odisha, Ganjam district administration on Friday imposed fresh restrictions in the district apprehending contamination of the…

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Odisha: Tara Tarini Temple To Remain Closed For Devotees On Wednesdays

Berhampur: The Ganjam district administration has issued fresh guidelines for devotees visiting Tara Tarini Temple for darshan and for the ongoing Chaitra Mela in view of the rising cases of…

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Woman Alleges Third Degree Torture At Police Station In Berhampur

Berhampur: A woman on Sunday alleged that she and her husband were subjected to third degree torture at Bada Bazar police station here in Ganjam district. The woman met the…

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Ganjam Puts Cap On Devotees For Danda Nacha, Bans Night Functions

Berhampur: The Ganjam District Administration has restricted the number of participants for ‘Dandanacha’ to 25 only while completely banning any sort of cultural programmes at night. The decision was taken due to a surge in the Covid-19 cases across the State. The development was shared by the district administration through its twitter account. Similarly, Mundan […]

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Odisha: Congress OBC Cell Chief Arrested For Illegal Arms Trade

Berhampur: Aska police on Thursday arrested the President of Congress’ OBC Cell in Ganjam district, Amir Bhuyan for his alleged involvement in an illegal arms trafficking racket. As per reports, Bhuyan who is said to have close associations with Congress party leaders was apprehended by the police from Khairaputi village under Aska police limits late […]

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Mother At Border: Housewife From Odisha Selected To Join BSF

Ganjam: Hard work never fails and Reena Nayak of Ganjam district has nailed it like none else. Once looking after her family, the housewife and mother of a seven-year-old girl is now all set to join the Border Security Force (BSF). Reena Nayak of Bayali village under Rangeilunda block in Ganjam district has broken the […]

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Covid-19 Resurgence: RT-PCR Report Must For Visitors To Ganjam, 7 Days Mandatory Quarantine

Berhampur: Amid the recent spurt in the number of Covid-19 cases in districts across the State and outside, including Maharashtra and Gujarat, the Ganjam district administration has made RT-PCR test report compulsory for people visiting the district from hotspot places, said district collector Vijay Amruta Kulange. Besides, entry into the district will be allowed only […]

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Beware! FAKE NEWS On Berhampur Shutdown Found Circulating On Social Media With OTV Logo 

Bhubaneswar: A fake news regarding shutdown of Berhampur city is doing rounds on social media with OTV graphics and logo even as the channel has not aired any such news this year. Neither the TV channel nor its digital platform has published/telecast any sort of news. Some mischief mongers have used the logo and graphics […]

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Uncertainty Cleared Over Budhi Thakurani Yatra, Biennial Fest To Be Held With Covid Restrictions

Berhampur: The famous biennial Budhi Thakurani Yatra in Berhampur was cleared for observance this year by the Ganjam district administration on Sunday. Sources said, the festival was finally given a go ahead after a meeting in this connection was held at the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) with the stakeholders including the Chief Manager of Maa […]

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Driver Lynched By Mob After Tipper Runs Over Man In Odisha

Berhampur: A tipper lorry driver was beaten to death by a mob after the vehicle run over a youth in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Saturday. The incident was reported from Dengadi Square under Patapur police limits of Ganjam district. As per initial reports, the tipper laden with soil was on its way from Ramchandrapur when […]

Covid-19 Resurgence: No Budhi Thakurani Yatra In Berhampur This Year
Covid-19 Resurgence: No Budhi Thakurani Yatra In Berhampur This Year

Berhampur: The biennial festival of Goddess Budhi Thakurani in Berhampur of Ganjam district was called off by the Ganjam district administration in view of the rising Covid-19 cases in Odisha and the country. As per reports, while the priests were preparing for installing the ‘Subha Khunti’ (auspicious post), which marks the beginning of the Budhi […]

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Odisha: Lady Sarpanch In Ganjam Disqualified From Post For Not Knowing Odia

Ganjam: A lady sarpanch from the district was disqualified from the post on Thursday for not knowing Odia and submitting a fake cast certificate while filing her nomination form. According to the 1994 Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, a person is ineligible of holding any position in a gram panchayat if he or she does not […]

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Odisha: COVID-19 Knocks At Ganjam's Door Again!

Berhampur: Two employees of TATA Power Southern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPSODL) in Berhampur were tested positive for Coronavirus on Thursday. As per reports, both of them are asymptomatic and they are being treated at a hospital in Bhubaneswar. Following detection of the virus, the office of TPSODL has been sanitised, informed District Collector, Vijay Amruta […]

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Odisha: Ganjam On Alert After Spike In Covid-19 Cases In Surat

Berhampur: Following the recent spurt in the number of Covid-19 cases in Surat, the Ganjam district administration on Wednesday urged people to be alert and informed about the resurgence of the pandemic in the Gujarat state which is home to thousands of migrant workers from the district. A crucial meeting under the chairmanship of the […]