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.
A delegation of journalists led by the Association’s president Kailash Nayak met the Additional SP of Jajpur and submitted a memorandum demanding stern action against the IIC.
Briefing media persons about the cabinet decisions, Development Commissioner P. K. Jena said supply of safe drinking water to the people living in the rural areas is one of the priority areas of the state government.
The concerned contractor Prasanjit Nayak’s brother and some of his staff have sustained multiple injuries in the attack by a mob of 20 persons allegedly led by the Jakhapura Sarpanch.
Ajay Jena, the inspector-in-charge of Jajpur police station, reportedly threatened OTV’s district correspondent Sanjeev Nayak when the latter was covering farmers’ agitation in front of the district collector's office.
As per the IMD’s latest weather bulletin, light rain is likely to occur in several districts from January 17 (tomorrow). Apart from rain, dense fog conditions are also likely to occur at some parts of the state in the next couple of days as well.
Two people died after the scooter they were riding on hit a stationary truck in Jajpur district on Monday night while two others died in a bus-car collision in Kalahandi district.
Every year, the kith and kin of the tribals killed in the gruesome incident observe January 2 as Saheed Divas.
The aggrieved villagers alleged that the plying of hundreds of coal-laden trucks have damaged the village roads to such an extent that even cyclists are hesitating to commute on the stretches.
Five years ago, the construction work on the bridge started, but by fits and starts. Now the bridge is lying half-constructed, giving rise to resentment among the villagers.
Initially, two to three youths intercepted Sahu’s vehicle and later assaulted him with belt on the busy street near Rambag chhak. Though Sahu pleaded for help, nobody came to his rescue.
Both the girls were rescued by police with the assistance of local residents. Sources said that the girls were engaged in tailoring work in Tamil Nadu.
If you are thinking his not taking rice is linked to any religious practice, you are wrong. The actual reason why he has been staying away from rice will leave you stunned.
It is learnt that it’s a regular affair. In the absence of blackboards, the classroom door is used throughout the year.
The incident spread outrage in the village as angry villagers overpowered him and brutally thrashed him before handing him over to the police.
Malaysian coach Simon Lau is on a visit to Odisha. He is imparting training to athletes in rural areas. And it seems the athletes of Jaraka area don’t want to miss the golden opportunity to learn the important tricks from Lau which will be instrumental in shaping their career in athletics.