News from Jajpur

Once Jajpur District was a great centre of art and culture in ancient Odisha. This district is declared as a heritage district 'Biraja Khetra' is one of the ancient cities of Odisha rich in archaeological remains. It is reputed to be one of the important Tantra Khetras in the state. This place has a number of archaeological ruins as well as ancient Budhist monuments like Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri and Langudi Hill. Jajpur is also honored for its natural resources, mines, and industries.

Lobby for Korei ticket intensifies amid Das vs Gharai family legacy fight? 
Lobby for Korei ticket intensifies amid Das vs Gharai family legacy fight? 

The Biju Janta Dal (BJD) turncoat Akash Das Nayak has been nominated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) while the BJD and the Congress are still brainstorming to find their best candidates for the seat. 

Orphaned minor sisters in Odisha plead for a dignified life
Orphaned minor sisters in Odisha plead for a dignified life

Bharati’s mother Tikili died 7 years back while her father died in an accident some 4 years back. Since then, Bharati has been working hard to look after her younger sisters.

Odisha Elections 2024: Actress Jhilik in race for BJD ticket from Korei? 
Odisha Elections 2024: Actress Jhilik in race for BJD ticket from Korei? 

If Jhilik is fielded by the BJD in the Korei seat, she will lock horns with actor-turned-politician Akash Das Nayak, who has been fielded by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). 

Meet Odisha girl who transforms useless into useful 
Meet Odisha girl who transforms useless into useful 

Abhipsa Swain's pastime has become her passion. Now she is known as an ambassador of a clean environment by turning discarded and waste materials into beautiful decorative items. 

Odisha’s YouTuber couple absconding since raid on house surrenders  
Odisha’s YouTuber couple absconding since raid on house surrenders  

YouTuber couple Monalisha Bhadra and her husband from Jajpur district had been absconding since Sunday when a joint team of Jajpur Road and Cuttack Forest departments conducted raids on their house.

Odisha YouTuber couple’s house raided for uploading posts on wild animals
Odisha YouTuber couple’s house raided for uploading posts on wild animals

A joint team of Jajpur Road and Cuttack Forest departments conducted raids on YouTuber Monalisha Bhadra's house for violating  Wildlife (Protection) Act.

Villagers Stage Road Blockade In Jajpur After Stone Crusher Mishap
One dead, another critical in stone-crusher machine mishap at Odisha’s Jajpur

As per reports, the mishap occurred when the labourers were changing the wheels of the machine which was operating at Rahadapur village in the district. The identities of the deceased and the injured are yet to be ascertained.

Two minor girls 'drown' to death in Odisha’s Jajpur
Two minor girls 'drown' to death in Odisha’s Jajpur

The two girls aged under five were playing outside their house. Later, they moved away unnoticed and did not return home for several hours. 

Paintings by two Odisha girls grab PM Modi’s attention at Jajpur rally
Paintings by two Odisha girls grab PM Modi’s attention at Jajpur rally

Taking a break from the speech, Modi observed that holding the paintings for so long would have been painful and even asked the girls to write their names and addresses on the flip side of the paintings. To their utter joy, the Prime Minister even announced on the dais that he would write letters to them.

Odisha Elections 2024: Unemployment a major poll issue in mineral-rich Sukinda! 
Odisha Elections 2024: Unemployment a major poll issue in mineral-rich Sukinda! 

Sukinda Assembly segment, a mineral-bearing area in Jajpur, is tagged as a fort of the ruling Biju Janata Dal(BJD). Sukinda was once represented by former Finance Minister Prafulla Ghadai and is now represented by his son Pritiranjan Gharai. The BJD has its hold on this seat for the last 25 years.

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PM Modi lays foundation, inaugurates projects worth Rs 20k Cr; says, 'will continue to work for Odisha’s development'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dedicated to the nation and laid the foundation stones of multiple projects worth Rs 20,000 crore at Chandikhole in Odisha. 

Missing toddler Pihu’s mother requests Odisha CM, DGP to allow her to meet PM Modi 
Missing toddler Pihu’s mother requests Odisha CM, DGP to allow her to meet PM Modi 

Missing toddler Pihu’s mother, Monalisha Nayak has urged the Odisha CM to allow her to meet PM Narendra Modi, who is visiting Jajpur district tomorrow.

Odisha farmer 'shown dead' on KALIA scheme website, deprived of benefits  
Odisha farmer 'shown dead' on KALIA scheme website, deprived of benefits  

 A farmer in Jajpur district, who is enjoying good health, has allegedly been shown as dead in government records. Worse, he is not receiving any government benefits for this piece of blunder. 

Matric Examinee With Erroneous Admit Card
‘Error’ in admit card prevents Jajpur Class 10 student from appearing in Matric exam

On the first day of the exam on Tuesday, she was handed over an admit card outside her exam centre at Singhpur High School by the headmaster.

Pilgrims attacked by hired vehicle's driver in Odisha’s Jajpur; video goes viral
Pilgrims attacked by hired vehicle's driver in Odisha’s Jajpur; video goes viral

A group of pilgrims was attacked by the driver of the van they had hired for their travel. The driver and his associates reportedly attacked the pilgrims at Vyasanagar in Jajpur district late on Monday night. 

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