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.
The developing cyclonic storm 'Yaas' will most-probably make landfall somewhere between Odisha's Paradip and Sagar Islands, the southern-most part of West Bengal. The Director General of India Meteorological Department Mrutyunjay Mohapatra made the major announcement on Sunday.
The structure of Cyclone Yaas is made so that its disastrous impact will be felt in the sea and then on landfall place. Eastern and southern part of Yaas packed with knocking downwind and intense clouds.
Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with 11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.
Odisha will see cyclone Yaas rain from the night of May 25. On landfall day, Balasore will record gusting wind at 100kmph. Bhubaneswar may record 60kmph gusting wind.
Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.
With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate.
Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.
Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.
Several places across Odisha especially coastal parts are likely to experience thunderstorm activities including light to moderate rain accompanied by gusty surface winds on Tuesday.
The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.
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Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Secretary Tarun Kapoor, who is on a visit to Odisha, announced a host of projects to be taken up in the State including the expansion of Indian…
Keonjhar/Jagatsinghpur: As the country braces for a resurgence in COVID cases, two districts in Odisha– Keonjhar and Jagatsinghpur– on Wednesday, issued two different sets of guidelines for the celebration of Dola Jatra later this month. The Jagatsinghpur district administration on Wednesday released an order, completely banning Holi celebrations in public places. However, it suggested partial […]
Jagatsinghpur: The Vigilance sleuths have arrested a sub-inspector of Jagatsinghpur Sadar Police Station on bribery charges. According to reports, the vigilance team caught Biswajit Gadnayak red-handed while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 from Pritam Mohanty. Biswajit had demanded bribe from Pritam for a mutual settlement of a case. However, Pritam informed the […]
Bhubaneswar: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) today signed an agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop Paradip Plastic Park. The MoU was signed on a hybrid mode, in the presence of Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan, Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as the focus on Monday remained mostly on the celebrity wedding event at Neemrana Fort Palace Hotel in Rajasthan where Olywood matinee idols Sabyasachi and Archita tied the knot, thousands of miles away in Odisha one brave girl and her knight in shining armour scripted an epic love story that will be told […]
Jagatsinghpur: BJP workers on Sunday staged protest by burning effigies of the Paradip MLA (BJD) Sambit Routray, alleging his misbehavior with the sister-in-law of liquor sales man Ullas Jena who was allegedly murdered four years ago. Members of BJP Mahila Morcha led by youth leader Sampad Swain raised slogans against the MLA and staged protests […]
Paradip/Jagatsinghpur: The district administration of Jagatsinghpur has launched an inquiry into the allegations of casting of votes by some fishermen from Telugu community in Paradip in the ongoing panchayat polls in Andhra Pradesh. The administration has formed a special team to investigate the matter. If the fishermen are found utilising dual voter IDs, action will […]
Jagatsinghpur: Telugu fishermen from different slum areas in Paradeep have kicked up a dual voter identification storm by flocking to their native villages in Andhra Pradesh to exercise their franchise in the on-going panchayat elections. According to reports, the Jagatsinghpur district administration has launched an investigation to identify persons having dual voter identity cards of […]
Jagatsinghpur: Martial arts and mentorship programmes are helping break gender barriers and changing mindsets in rural Odisha like nothing else. In a bid to empower women with shielding techniques, a female judoka from Jagatsinghpur is imparting judo training to the slum girls of Paradip in the district. As many as 38 girls from Bauriapalanda and […]
Paradip: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement to develop Paradip as a modern fishing harbour has been welcomed by many, but at the same time, some have raised concerns over the ‘lack’ of necessary infrastructural development and the long-pending issues of local fishermen. The Centre’s move to develop Paradip port as one of the hubs […]
Paradip: Driver of a Police Control Room (PCR) van had a close shave after an enraged trucker rammed the police van from behind at Do-Chakki area in the port town of Paradip. As per reports, a coal-laden truck, which was crossing Do-Chakki on Tuesday, was stopped by a police patrolling team for document verification. However, […]