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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.

Tehsildar Arrested For Land Misappropriation
Jagatsinghpur Land Fraud: Tehsildar, 4 Revenue Inspectors Held

Odisha Vigilance department arrested a former Tehsildar of Kujang Block under Jagatsinghpur district and four Revenue Inspectors on Monday following multiple raids in connection with a major land fraud probe

Mission Shakti Building On Temple Land
Construction Of Mission Shakti Building On Temple Land Sparks Resentment In Odisha

Construction of a Mission Shakti building by Odisha government on a temple land has sparked tension among the residents of Nimapada village under Jagatsinghpur Sadar block

Covid-19 Odisha
Odisha Reports 1,342 Covid-19 Cases, 68 Fatalities

The active cases in Odisha remained at 13,516 while 9,63,718 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

Heavy Rain Alert For 9 Odisha Districts In Next 24 Hours: IMD
Heavy Rain To Lash Several Parts Of Odisha Today

The weather department has predicted heavy rain in several parts especially coastal and interior regions of Odisha today

Rare Honey Badger Spotted In Kujang Forest Range
Odisha: Rare Honey Badger Spotted In Kujang Forest Range

'Ratel' or honey badger or ('Gadabhalu' in Odia) is a small carnivore present in most parts of the country in very low density. It is a schedule 1 animal under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

EOW Arrests 2 Persons For Siphoning Off Rs 5 Crore Odisha Govt Funds
Block Office Cashier, Bank Staff Held For Embezzlement Of Govt Funds In Odisha

The two accused were arrested based on a complaint filed by the Balikuda BDO, Kalyan Saurav Dash.

Covid cases
Odisha Sees Record Dip In Single-Day Covid Cases, Deaths Surge

Odisha on Tuesday witnessed a fall in the single day Covid 19 cases with 2,487 new infections even as daily fatalities showed no sign of abatement with 51 infected persons succumbing to the virus in last 24 hours.

Shocking! Man Kills Self After Attacking 2 Of Family; Daughter Dead, Wife Critical
Shocking! Man Kills Self After Attacking 2 Of Family; Daughter Dead, Wife Critical

A man allegedly died by suicide after carrying out a murderous attack on his own family that led to death of his daughter and left his wife battling for life in Odisha’s Jagatsighpur. 

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Covid-19: Odisha Sees 46 Deaths, Over 3K New Cases

Odisha reported 46 fatalities due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours taking the virus toll to 4,109 even as 3,222 people tested positive for the virus during the period pushing the cumulative positive tally to 91,6109 in the State.

Odisha Lockdown
Will Odisha Completely Unlock From July 1; Major Announcement Today On New Covid Guidelines

Though the Covid-19 graphs in majority of districts in the State have waned, the situation is still far from satisfactory in some districts, especially in the coastal belts of Odisha.

Odisha Govt Orders Streamlining Covid Testing Process In State
Odisha's Daily Covid Tally Drops To 2,640, New Fatalities 40

The vacillating trend of the daily Covid cases in Odisha for the past several days saw a big drop on Tuesday with the State recording 2,640 positives, its record low in over last two months. The new cases have taken the State's cumulative virus count tally to 9,06,429.

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Covid Cases In Odisha Dip To Record Low In Over Two Months, No Let Up In Deaths

There is no relief from the single-day Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha even as the daily positive cases on Tuesday dipped to below 3000-mark, a record low in over last two months.

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Covid-19 In Odisha: Dip In Daily Cases Continues, No Let Up In Fatalities

The single-day Covid-19 fatalities continue to remain above 40 even as the daily case count has been witnessing a dip for last several days in Odisha.

Gun racket
Illegal Arms Racket Busted, Four Held, 11 Guns Seized In Cuttack

The Commissionerate Police claimed to have busted a major illegal firearms racket in Cuttack by seizing 11 country-made guns and 51 live rounds on Wednesday.

Attack on Tehsildar
Tehsildar Attacked By Tipsy Youth During Crackdown In Jagatsinghpur

A tehsildar was allegedly attacked by a youth in an inebriated condition at Japa Chhak under Ersama police limits in the district on Monday.

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Low Pressure Forms Over Bay of Bengal, Odisha Set To Witness Heavy Rains

A Low Pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining Odisha is most likely to trigger torrential rain in most parts of the State from today. The weather condition would continue till June 14, according to a forecast by the IMD.

Containment Zone
Covid-19: Three Villages In Jagatsinghpur Declared Containment Zone

The entire Gadaharispur GP consisting of three villages- Gadaharispur, Asia and Garia villages have been declared as containment zone till June 4. 

Cyclone Yaas Restoration in Odisha
Cyclone Yaas: Roadways, Water Supply Restoration In Full Swing In Odisha

The Odisha government has undertaken restoration of roadways and drinking water supply on a war-footing in all the districts majorly affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas which wreaked havoc in north-coastal and some other adjoining interior regions of the State on May 26.

CM aerial survey
Cyclone ‘Yaas’: Odisha CM To Conduct Aerial Survey In Worst-Hit Regions Today

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to conduct an aerial survey of cyclone ‘Yaas’-hit regions in Kendrapara, Balasore and Bhadrak district in the afternoon today.

Covid-19 Negative Report Rule
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.

Odisha CM Sanctions Additional Funds To 3 Dists For Covid Managament Bhubaneswar: In order to manage the rising Covid-19 situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned additional funds for three districts-Puri, Sonepur and Sambalpur- from the chief Minister Relief Funds (CMRF). Puri district which had earlier received of Rs 14,59,74,408 from the government, was sanctioned additional further from CMRF. With the additional amount, Puri district now has received a total Rs 16,59,74,408  for Covid management. Similarly, the Chief Minister has also sanctioned Rs 1 Crore for Sonepur district, which was given 2,50,00,000 earlier. With Rs 1 crore additional funds, the total amount sanctioned to the district went up to 3,50,00,000 for Covid-19 management. Similarly, Sambalpur district received a total Rs 16,12,80,692 with additional fund of Rs 4,62,80,692 released today from the CMRF. The government had previously sanctioned Rs 11,50,00,000 for the district to spend on Covid management.
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha CM Naveen Announces 7-Day Relief For Affected Families

The CM also directed officials to clear the major roads for smooth transportation in the next 24 hours and 80% restoration of electricity supply in the affected districts in the next 24 hours. 

cyclone yaas
Cyclone ‘Yaas’: No Major Damages Reported As Storm Crosses Odisha Coast

The very severe cyclonic storm 'Yaas' has crossed north Odisha coast at 20 km south of Balasore between 10 and 11.30AM  today.

IMD DG
Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Makes Landfall, Phenomenal Sea Condition Till Tomorrow: IMD DG

Very severe cyclonic storm Cyclone ‘Yaas’ started processing for landfall at around 9 am, which will continue till next three hours for completion.

Cyclone Yaas Satellite Image
Cyclone Yaas: Landfall Between North Of Dhamra and South of Balasore, Will Take 4 Hrs To Complete

The landfall process has started and the process will take nearly 3-4 hrs, as Yaas is not a fast-moving cyclone. The motion will reduce to half when it touches Odisha landmass.

Cyclone Yaas
‘Yaas' Turns Into 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm', Lays Centered About 180Km Off Paradip

Cyclonic storm Yaas has turned into a 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm' and is currently moving at a speed of about 15kmph in the sea, informed the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).