News from Jeypore

Jeypore, is one of the largest towns and a place of historical significance in the district of Koraput in Odisha . The town was established as a capital of the kingdom of Maharaja Veer Vikrama Dev in 1648-49CE. It was the largest kingdom of Kalinga   until the rebellion of Balram Dev III. Later, the kingdom was defeated by the East India Company and was made a baronial estate or Zamindari in 1780 until it’s dissolution in 1947. Historically, the erstwhile kingdom was spread over the modern regions of North Andhra and South  Odisha    Jeypore is surrounded by hills of the Eastern Ghats and the  Araku hills on three sides like a horseshoe with the western side opening up to Chhattishgarh in central India. Essentially, this place was chosen by the Maharaja because of its strategic relevance

Odisha Elections 2024: Family members of candidates take on key roles in poll campaign, management
Odisha Elections 2024: Family members of candidates take on key roles in poll campaign, management

In the Dhenkanal Assembly seat, BJD candidate Sudhir Samal has mounted an intense campaign with the help of his son Jagdish and nephew Abinash. Incidentally, Abinash is also fighting the poll as BJD’s MP nominee from the Dhenkanal parliamentary seat. 

Koraput DHH, Jeypore
Jeypore yet to see extended DHH even after six years of its shift from Koraput

The people in the know of things opine that apart from the infrastructure, the hospital needs a skilled administrator. The meetings of the Rogi Kalyan Samiti should be held continuously to improve the health services, but that allegedly hasn't happened in the last 10 months.

Nursing Home Raided By Health Officials
Jeypore nursing home under scanner over suspected illegal sex determination, ultrasound machine seized

The USG machine was seized at Gourishankar Nursing Home in Dolamandap Sahi of the town suspecting it to be used to illegally determine the gender of the foetus.

Jeypore Town Police Station
Student harassment slur on private college principal, police complaint filed

The matter came to the fore after the parents of the student lodged a complaint at Jeypore Town Police Station against the principal.

Banana served instead of egg in MDM in Odisha school; teachers, parents fume  
Banana served instead of egg in MDM in Odisha school; teachers, parents fume  

Students of Hanaguda Upper Primary School in Jeypore of Koraput district had an unusual menu for their mid-day meal. A banana, instead of an egg, was given to each of them alongside alleged sub-standard rice and watery dal. 

Narcotics smuggling: Bengaluru police pick up five persons from Odisha's Jeypore
Narcotics smuggling: Bengaluru police pick up five persons from Odisha's Jeypore

A case related to narcotics smuggling in the Siddhipur area was registered in Bangalore. The Bengaluru police were investigating a case and arrested some persons.

Incomplete Integrated Sports Complex At Jeypore
Four years on, incomplete integrated sports complex at Jeypore yet to see dawn of the day

The proposed Integrated Sports Complex at Phulabada in Jeypore was inaugurated in 2019 under the Sports and Youth Services Department of the Odisha government.

Jeypore Airport
Bhubaneswar-Jeypore second direct flight from Nov 6; check inaugural offer and timings

The flight service is financially supported by the Odisha government and it will be operated by IndiaOne Air twice a day; Mondays and Fridays every week.

MLA Tara Bahinipati Dancing At Dandiya Night In Jeypore
Odisha MLA Tara Bahinipati joins dandiya night, shakes a leg to charm audience

Known for his social involvement and people-friendly nature, Bahinipati joined the dandiya night on the occasion of Navratri and did not forget to amuse the spectators with his dance moves.

Tara Prasad Bahinipati
Cyber fraud: Odisha MLA Tara Bahinipati says he was duped of Rs 4 lakh, urges all to be careful

Attending a cyber awareness programme at Jeypore Government High School recently, Bahinipati urged people to remain careful and not to share OTP with anybody and receive any calls from strangers.

MUKTA Scheme
Rs 600 cr-corruption alleged in MUKTA scheme in Odisha

Some recent reports have painted a contrasting picture of the scheme that has been touted as a success by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD)-led State government.

Tribal Rally In Jeypore
Tribals take out huge rally in Koraput on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Clad in traditional attire, the tribals from 14 blocks of the district marched towards the sub-collector’s office in Jeypore to submit a memorandum of their demands.

Free-Coaching Centre Established By SEEWA
This free-coaching centre is proving to be a boon for govt job aspirants in Odisha's Jeypore

The coaching centre which specialises in providing coaching for CRPF, CISF, BSF and Odisha Police jobs has already made its name by making a lot of its students qualify for Odisha and Central government jobs.

Congress Roadshow In Koraput
MP Saptagiri Ulaka's show of strength in Koraput, says all’s well with Tara

The bike rally warmed up the political atmosphere in Koraput as neither Tara Bahinipati nor his wife & outgoing district president, Meenakshi Bahinipati were seen at the programme.

Maa Biripani Temple in Gadapadar
Odisha village where faith rules over IMD in predicting rain

Tribals of Koraput district have been cultivating land for the past 200 years not as per the weather prediction made by the Meteorological Department but by their headmen during Biripani Yatra, which takes place at Gadapadar village under Jeypore block every year.