News from Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur, the smallest district of Odisha in size, is known for its rich cultural heritage and contribution to socio-economic development. This district has got a total population of 11, 36,971 including 577,865 male and 559,106 female as per 2011 census. Famous Paradeep port and oil refinery is another high light of the district.

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Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan Bats For Reopening Of Temples In Odisha

Jagatsinghpur: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday called for the reopening of temples in Odisha. Pradhan made the statement over the contentious issue while campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the forthcoming by-elections in the Tirtol assembly constituency. Pradhan who spoke to OTV after paying a visit to the Maa Sarala temple […]

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Crustaceans Which Live On Mobile Homes A Treat To Watch On Odisha Coast

Paradip: A religious shrine, at Nehru Bungalow not so far from the port town of Paradip is abuzz these days with the movement of conch shells which come out of their dugout to feast on the ‘bhog’ the devotees offer every day. Superstitions apart, the conch shells that tend to move creating an illusion of […]

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Amrut Das Died In Accident: Jagatsinghpur SP

Bhubaneswar: SP, Jagatsinghpur R Prakash on Saturday clarified that Amrut Das, the son of Sulochana Das of Jagatsinghpur died from accident. Earlier today, Sulochana along with her another son tried to end their lives outside Odisha Assembly alleging improper police probe into the death of Amrut. The SP maintained that Amrut faced a road accident […]

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Amrut Das Death: Family Alleges Involvement Of Influential Politicians

Bhubaneswar/Jagatsinghpur: The death case of engineer Amrut Dash of Kujang once again stirred Odisha on Tuesday after his mother and brother brought serious allegations against some senior political leaders of the ruling party while incriminating them in the case. Addressing a press conference in Kujang, Amrut’s brother Subrat Das who tried to set himself on […]

Vigilance Raid In Odisha
Lady Clerk At Jagatsinghpur Collectorate In Vigilance Net, Searches Underway

Jagatsinghpur: A senior clerk posted at the Collector officer in Jagatsinghpur has found herself in Vigilance net for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to her known sources of income. Officials of the anti-corruption department on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at multiple places and property associated with the senior clerk Sanjukta Das based on allegations of possession […]

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Odisha: Vigilance Traces Section Officer's Assets Over Rs 1.42 Crore

Jagatsinghpur: The Vigilance officials detected assets worth over Rs 1.42 crore in possession of section officer Sanjukta Das after conducting simultaneous raids at multiple places on Wednesday. Officials of the Cuttack vigilance division today conducted simultaneous raids at multiple places and property associated with the Das, a section officer at the office of District Panchayat […]

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Once In Glitz, Odia Couple Now Reels Under Covid Blitz

Jagatsinghpur: The applause and appreciation from an awestruck audience was the staple for this couple for many years until Coronavirus came prowling in to snatch the ‘Revered’ stage away from them turning their lives upside down in just a couple of months time. Their penchant for acting and stages have now catapulted to a street […]

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Daily wager victimised in Rs 1.5 cr GST fraud

Paradip: Some miscreants allegedly cheated government exchequer of around Rs 1.5 crore GST in the name of a daily wager in Paradip area of Jagatsinghpur district. The victim identified as Bigyan Swain of Pitambarpur in Jagatsinghpur feigned ignorance about the fraudulent transaction. “I am shocked to know that some miscreants have used my documents to […]

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Odisha: 4 Arrested For Kidnapping Teacher In Jagatsinghpur, Extorting Ransom

Jagatsinghpur: Four persons were arrested on Monday by Tirtol Police for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a teacher. The accused have been identified as Biswajit Patra (21) and Pratap Mohanty (23) of Pandara village, Tapan Kumar Das (27) of Pitambarpur and Surykant Mohapatra (24) Brahmanabadi village. As per reports, the teacher, Rabinarayan Mishra […]

Bangladeshi Fishermen Rescued
Indian Coast Guard Rescues 'Starving' Bangladeshi Fishermen Off Odisha Coast

Paradip: In a humanitarian gesture, the Indian Coast Guard has rescued 19 Bangladeshi fishermen who remained stranded in the middle of the sea for more than 20 days after their boat drifted into Indian territory. The Bangladesh fishing boat ‘Rana’ with 19 crew onboard had left Coxbazar on November 15 for fishing and drifted into […]

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Odisha: Sarala, Gorekhnath Temples To Reopen For Devotees From January 3

Jagatsinghpur: In good news to the devotees, the famous 17th century Sarala temple and Gorekhnath temple in the district will reopen from January 3 in strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines. The decision in this regard was taken in a meeting under the chairmanship of district Collector Saroj Kumar Mishra on Monday. “A maximum of 500 […]

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Jindal Steels Eager To Build Container Manufacturing Unit In Paradip

Paradip: Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has expressed interest to set up a container manufacturing unit at Paradip, as part of its commitment to ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Make in…

Toilet Scam Allegations Surface In Jagatsinghpur, Demand For High-Level Probe Rises
Toilet Scam Allegations Surface In Jagatsinghpur, Demand For High-Level Probe Rises

Jagatsinghpur: Large-scale corruption in toilet construction under Swachh Bharat Mission continued to surface in Odisha with the residents of Talapada panchayat in Jagatsinghpur raising their voices in this regard on Tuesday. Locals alleged about Rs 70 lakh sanctioned for construction of toilets were misappropriated in Talapada panchayat. They said the government funds were embezzled by […]

Odisha: 60-Year Old Man Critical After Septuagenarian Opens Fire At Him
Odisha: 60-Year Old Man Critical After Septuagenarian Opens Fire At Him

Jagatsinghpur: A man in his sixties sustained bullet injuries on his head after a septuagenarian allegedly opened fire at him over suspected previous enmity at Palasola village under Jagatsinghpur police limits here on Tuesday. According to sources, the injured has been shifted to a hospital in Cuttack. “Today at around 10 am, we received information […]

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PIL Filed In Orissa High Court Seeking CBI Probe Into Amrut Das Death Case

Cuttack: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Orissa High Court seeking CBI investigation into the death of young engineer Amrut Das of Kujanga in Jagatsingpur district. The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad has filed the petition making Union Ministry of Home Affairs, State Department of Home, CBI, Odisha DGP, Jagatsinghpur SP and Kujanga Sub-divisional […]

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