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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.

Bhimatangi Murder
Woman's Murder In Bhubaneswar: 'My Son Had An Affair With That Woman'

In a fresh twist to the sensational murder of homemaker Priyanka Priyadarshini at Bhimatangi in the city on Monday, the mother of the accused has allegedly claimed that the victim was into a relationship with her son even after her marriage.

Covid cases
Odisha Sees Record Dip In Single-Day Covid Cases, Deaths Surge

Odisha on Tuesday witnessed a fall in the single day Covid 19 cases with 2,487 new infections even as daily fatalities showed no sign of abatement with 51 infected persons succumbing to the virus in last 24 hours.

Odisha Govt Orders Streamlining Covid Testing Process In State
Odisha's Daily Covid Tally Drops To 2,640, New Fatalities 40

The vacillating trend of the daily Covid cases in Odisha for the past several days saw a big drop on Tuesday with the State recording 2,640 positives, its record low in over last two months. The new cases have taken the State's cumulative virus count tally to 9,06,429.

iron ore mines in Odisha
Odisha Based Steel Industries Face Shortage Of Iron Ore

Iron ore production in Odisha has dropped by over 31 million tonnes from 142 million tonnes in 2019-20 to 111 million tonnes in the 2020-21 financial year.

Odisha: Woman Murdered 9 Years Ago Yet To Be Identified
9 Years On, Mystery Still Shrouds Identity Of Woman Murdered In Bhubaneswar

In a development that seems to point fingers at the efficacy of the police department, identity of a woman reportedly murdered in the outskirts of the city still remains a mystery, despite nine years into the case.

Bijay Mohapatra
Unlock Process Likely To Begin In Odisha Districts Having Less Than 5 PC TPR

The Odisha government is mulling over relaxing certain lockdown curbs in districts having less than 5 per cent infection rate while the restrictions will continue in districts having 10 per cent or more rate of infection.

Covid Cases
Covid Cases On Downward Trend In Odisha, Death Rate On Surge

The daily cases of Covid-19 further dipped in Odisha as the State witnessed 4,852 fresh cases on Saturday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,47,313, the State I&PR Department informed

Niranjan Mishra
No Relief From Covid Yet, Unlock Plans Only After Raja Fest: Top Odisha Health Official

The decision on the unlock process would be taken after observing the Covid situation post June 17, said the Director, Public Health, Niranjan Mishra on Friday.

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Low Pressure Forms Over Bay of Bengal, Odisha Set To Witness Heavy Rains

A Low Pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining Odisha is most likely to trigger torrential rain in most parts of the State from today. The weather condition would continue till June 14, according to a forecast by the IMD.

Covid cases in Odisha
Covid-19: Odisha Logs 43 Deaths & 5,235 New Positives

Odisha recorded 5,235 new Covid-19 cases on Friday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,42,461, the State I&PR Department informed

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Covid-19: Odisha Sees 44 Deaths & 6,097 New Positives

Odisha recorded 6,097 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,37,226, the State I&PR Department informed

Black Stone Quary
Sec-144 In Jajpur's Aruha Hillock To Prevent Illegal Black Stone Quarrying

Prohibitory orders were imposed at a black granite stone quarry at Aruha hillock under Dharmasala tehsil in the district after allegations surfaced on the operation of mines without valid documents and environmental clearance.

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10 PC In Odisha Due To Keen Surveillance, Says Top Health Offic
Odisha Logs 6,118 New Covid Cases & 41 Deaths

The trend of steady decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases continues in Odisha with the State reporting 6,118 infections on Monday. However, the death toll due to the contagious virus remained high with 41 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

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Rejected & Dejected, Man Lies Down In Front Of PD-DRDA’s Vehicle For House Under Awas Yojana

A man from Dahanahata village under Dasarathpur block in the district lied down in front of the vehicle of the Project Director of District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Jajpur on Tuesday demanding a pucca house under Government’s housing scheme.

Bridge Collapse
Under Construction Bridge Collapses On NH-16 In Odisha, No Injuries Reported

An under-construction bridge on the National Highway-16 near Brajrajnagar in Panikoili collapsed on Monday. However, no loss of life was reported in the mishap.

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Tribals in Odisha's Nagada Fall Back On God, Home Remedies To Fight Covid

Even as the devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic has set the alarm bells ringing across the country, the tribal residents at Nagada in Jajpur district are little worried about the deadly virus and its impact because, as they claim,  "Of God's blessings and their own home-made herbal cure." 

PM Modi's Special Concern For Odisha - Prompt & Proactive
PM Modi's Special Concern For Odisha: Prompt & Proactive

It was in May last year when India was battling the first wave of Covid pandemic and no picture of any vaccine in sight, when the nature struck with super ferocity with a tropical cyclone, probably the strongest the country's eastern coast had faced since two decades ago, the Prime Minister turned his attention fast towards Odisha where the storm had brushed along causing major damages before wreaking havoc in Bengal. 

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Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rain In Jharkhand Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Subarnarekhaha

Incessant rain under the impact of cyclone Yaas has triggered flood-like situation in Subarnarekha river which is flowing above the danger mark at Jamosala ghat in Balasore district. 

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena
Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Moderate Flood In Baitarani River, 3 Lives Lost In Odisha

The inflow of water has increased in Budhabalanga and Subarnarekha rivers due to the cyclone-triggered rainfall but there are no chances of flood in these two rivers.

Covid-19 Negative Report Rule
Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.

Odisha CM Sanctions Additional Funds To 3 Dists For Covid Managament Bhubaneswar: In order to manage the rising Covid-19 situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned additional funds for three districts-Puri, Sonepur and Sambalpur- from the chief Minister Relief Funds (CMRF). Puri district which had earlier received of Rs 14,59,74,408 from the government, was sanctioned additional further from CMRF. With the additional amount, Puri district now has received a total Rs 16,59,74,408  for Covid management. Similarly, the Chief Minister has also sanctioned Rs 1 Crore for Sonepur district, which was given 2,50,00,000 earlier. With Rs 1 crore additional funds, the total amount sanctioned to the district went up to 3,50,00,000 for Covid-19 management. Similarly, Sambalpur district received a total Rs 16,12,80,692 with additional fund of Rs 4,62,80,692 released today from the CMRF. The government had previously sanctioned Rs 11,50,00,000 for the district to spend on Covid management.
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha CM Naveen Announces 7-Day Relief For Affected Families

The CM also directed officials to clear the major roads for smooth transportation in the next 24 hours and 80% restoration of electricity supply in the affected districts in the next 24 hours. 

Cyclone Yaas Satellite Image
Cyclone Yaas Landfall Will Be Near Bhitarkanika National Park: JTWC, US-GSF

Currently, Cyclone Yaas is having marginally unfavorable vertical wind shear. However, just prior to landfall, wind shear will turn supportive and Yaas to attain peak intensity

cyclone yaas
Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Over Bay Of Bengal Intensifies Into Severe Cyclonic Storm

The cyclonic storm over east-central Bay of Bengal intensified into a severe cyclonic storm late on Monday night. It will intensify further and transform into very severe category storm in next 12 hours.

Women Can Take COVID-19 Jabs Anytime After Delivery: Experts
Odisha Logs 11,059 New Covid Cases With 32 More Deaths

As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.

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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.