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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.

Cyclone Yaas Landfall Between Paradip & Sagar Islands
'Cyclone Yaas' Likely To Make Landfall Between Paradip & Sagar Island: IMD DG

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.

Cyclone Yaas Will Kiss Odisha Coast On May 26 Morning, Only To Reach West Bengal In Afternoon
Cyclone Yaas Will Kiss Odisha Coast On May 26 Morning, Only To Reach West Bengal In Afternoon

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.

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Covid19: Odisha Reports 11,108 New Cases, 26 Deaths

Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with  11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.

Cyclone Yaas
Cyclone Yaas Big Breaking: ECMWF Changes Landfall Place, Know The Odisha Districts To Be Hit

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.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

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.

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Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

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.

Covid Cases
Covid-19: Odisha’s Active Cases Remain Above 1 Lakh As State Logs 11,732 New Infections With 19 More Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate. 

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Odisha’s Covid Tally Crosses 6 Lakh Grim Milestone With 11k Plus Fresh Cases, 21 Deaths

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.

Covid Cases
Covid 19: Odisha Adds 10,649 New Cases, 19 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

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.

Thunderstorm
Weather Alert: Thunderstorms, Rainfall Likely In Parts Of Odisha Today

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.

Corona cases
Odisha Witnesses Fall In Daily Covid Count, Records 9,793 New Cases With 18 Deaths

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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Miscreants Loot Jewellery Worth Rs 10 Lakh From House After Drugging Family Members

Paradip: In a mid-night heist, unidentified armed miscreants looted cash and gold jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh by drugging family members at gun point at Jhimala village under Lock police…

Jagatsinghpur
Ex-IAF Officer Grows Diabetic-Friendly Rice In Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Health experts often advise diabetics to exclude rice from their diet menu as much as possible because of high content of carbohydrates. But, a retired defence personnel in Jagatsinghpur…

JSPL
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…

Petroleum Ministry
Paradip Refinery Expansion, Largest Strategic Petroleum Reserve At Chandikhol On Cards

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…

COVID-19
Covid-19 Resurgence In Odisha: Restricted Dola Yatra In Jagatsinghpur, No Public Celebrations In Keonjhar

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 […]

Cop Arrested
Odisha Cop Arrested By Vigilance For Taking Rs 50,000 Bribe

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 […]

Plastic Park To Come Up At Paradip; IOCL, IDCO Odisha Sign MoU
Plastic Park To Come Up At Paradip; IOCL, IDCO Odisha Sign MoU

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 […]

Acid Attack Survivor
Love Knows No Bounds: Acid Attack Survivor, Pramodini Ties Knot With Boyfriend

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 […]

Paradip MLA effigy
BJP Workers Burn Paradip MLA’s Effigy Alleging Misbehaviour With Woman

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 […]

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Jagatsinghpur Admin Gears Up To Identify Telugu Fishermen Having Dual Voter IDs

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 […]

Telugu Fishermen
Odisha: Telugu Fishermen Of Paradeep Vote In AP, Kick Up Dual Voter ID Storm

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 […]

Judo Training
Slum Girls In Paradip Punching And Kicking Their Way To Self Defence

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 […]

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Odisha: Paradip Fishing Harbour Development Plan Welcomed, Some Raise Concerns Too

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 […]

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Enraged Truck Driver Rams Police Van In Odisha, Detained

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, […]