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.
An RTI activist Abhimanyu Barik had sought information about the teachers employed in government schools of Barachana, their qualifications and related certificates. He was informed that some teachers were serving in government schools by submitting fake certificates.
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said the peak flood will pass through Kendrapara and Puri on Saturday evening and night.
Over 1,500 people of around 200 families residing in Bangali Sahi, Ghutu Sahi and Bal Sahi have remained stranded since Monday.
Based on the findings of the Call Detail Record, tower dump analysis, and interrogation of the accused persons with the help of the scientific team, Panikoili Police managed to crack the case.
The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued advisory for several Odisha districts as major rivers and their tributaries continue to swell due to incessant rain in the basin and upper catchment areas under the influence of the low pressure.
With no teacher at the school, the enrolled students have been unable to get any teaching which has pushed their career into uncertainty.
Some villagers alleged that both Sahoo and Das had come to meet a girl of nearby village last night.
A critical ill woman of Firozabad village under Korei block in the district had to be carried on a cot for more than one kilometre to the ambulance in absence of a motorable road
The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati,Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Kandhamal and Rayagada.
An elderly man was allegedly hacked to death by his daughter-in-law following a family dispute at Ranapal village under Belagadia block on Monday
Kishore Badra of Gambharipatia village under Salijanga panchayat under Danagadi block was returning home after working in his paddy field on Wednesday night, when a snake bit him on his leg. Badra managed to capture the viper and bit it to death in a bid to take revenge.
Pritam Kar, 30, used to provide SIM cards to the cyber criminals outside the State and earned huge amounts
The suspension of the officials by the Collector came days after the villagers staged a protest in front of the panchayat office alleging large-scale irregularities in several projects of the village.
The active cases in Odisha remained at 13,516 while 9,63,718 patients have recovered from the disease so far.
The anti-corruption agency has also launched simultaneous searches at the houses of Mohapatra located in Bhubaneswar and Tirtol following his arrest.
All places of religious importance in Jajpur district of Odisha will be reopened for the public from August 4 with strict adherence to Covid guidelines. Jajpur Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore informed about the decision in a statement to the media.
Basic amenities in remote areas of Gajapati and Jajpur districts are still a distant dream even as the government has implemented host of welfare schemes for the development of rural Odisha
Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal
An unknown miscreant made a failed attempt to kidnap a five-year-old girl before cancelling the plan midway due to apparent fear of being caught after the child raised an alarm.
The weather department has predicted heavy rain in several parts especially coastal and interior regions of Odisha today
A team of probe officials from Airfield Police station are likely to produce the accused, Jagannath Pradhan before a local court today after completing interrogation process, reports said.
As per the weather department data, as many as 19 districts in the State are facing deficient rainfall out of which six are going through a grim situation after recording less than 40 per cent rain so far this season.
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
Priyadarshini Rout held a cobra by its tail and tried to throw it away when the reptile approached towards her son. In the process, she was bitten by the snake.
The ghastly murder of Priyanka Priyadarshini, a homemaker who lived with her family at Bhimatangi in the Capital city, was a pre-determined crime, informed police a day after recovering the blood-soaked body of the woman from her rented accomodation.