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Innovative Washing Machine
Odisha Class 9 Students Creates Innovative Washing Machine

In a bid to combine multiple tasks, a 9th class student from Berhampur has thought of something really unique. He has created a washing machine that can by operated with cycle pedals.

Berhampur To Bombay!
Hairstylist From Odisha's Berhampur Makes It Big In Bollywood, Styles Actors & Indian Idols!

A boy from Odisha has managed to make it big in Bollywood! The person we are talking about here is K.Raju from Berhampur. Raju, who set out to the tinsel town with dreams in his eyes has made the state proud by becoming one of the most sought after hairstylists in Bollywood.

Witch Hunting
Odisha Woman Kept Under House Arrest Over Suspicion Of Practicing 'Black Magic'

In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly kept under house arrest by residents of Chemachata village under Kuldiha wildlife sanctuary in Balasore, over suspicions of practicing black magic.

Elderly couple attacked
Elderly Couple Attacked By Villagers Over Suspicion Of Practicing Sorcery

An elderly couple sustained critical injuries after being attacked by a mob in Sunapur village under Golanthara Police limits of Ganjam district. The elderly couple was attacked over suspicion of practicing sorcery.

Electric Vehicle
Innovation At Its Best! Berhampur Youth's E-Bike E-Cycle Have Unique Reverse Gear Features & More

A youth from Odisha's Berhampur has come up with a unique innovation to deal with the rising fuel prices.

Silk City Berhampur in Odisha
Scope Galore Yet Silk City Berhampur Waits For Its Tryst With Destiny

Berhampur's huge potential for growth remains untapped. Compared to the thriving economic activities during good part of the 19th and early part of the 20th centuries that had ramifications even offshore through movement of people and merchandise, there has been a steady slowdown.

DGP Abhay
Odisha DGP Reviews Covid-19 Enforcement Drive In Berhampur

Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Saturday reviewed the ongoing enforcement drive of Covid-19 and implementation of lockdown and weekend shutdown in the districts under Southern Range

Odisha: Youth Allegedly Hangs Himself To Death In Police Station

Berhampur: A youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to death inside Golanthara Police Station under Ganjam district on Monday. According to reports, the accused was brought to the police…

Youth preparing CA at covid centre
Covid Patient Preparing For CA At Isolation Ward Earns Collector’s Pat, Trolls And Wishes Pour In

Berhampur: A youth, who was seen preparing for his CA examination at a Covid isolation centre even after being infected with the virus, has earned Ganjam Collector’s applause. While many…

Surat Returnee Dies On-board Ahmedabad- Puri Express; Cause Of Death After Autopsy, Says GRP

Berhampur: In a tragic incident, a man from Ganjam district died on-board the Ahmedabad-Puri Express on Monday night. The deceased, identified as Biswanath Jena of Khandauli village, was returning from…

Odisha: Two Killed, 3 Injured In Explosion At House In Berhampur

Ganjam: At least two people were killed while three more sustained serious injuries in an explosion in a house in Kukudakhandi village under the Berhampur Sadar police station in the…

Budhi Thakurani Yatra: General Darshan Prohibited After Two Priests Test Covid-19 Positive
Budhi Thakurani Yatra: General Darshan Prohibited After Two Priests Test Covid-19 Positive

Berhampur: The Ganjam district administration on Monday prohibited the general darshan of Maa Budhi Thakurani in Bada Bazaar area, the temporary abode of the goddess, after two priests were tested…

Third degree allegation
Woman Alleges Third Degree Torture At Police Station In Berhampur

Berhampur: A woman on Sunday alleged that she and her husband were subjected to third degree torture at Bada Bazar police station here in Ganjam district. The woman met the…

Beware! FAKE NEWS On Berhampur Shutdown Found Circulating On Social Media With OTV Logo 

Bhubaneswar: A fake news regarding shutdown of Berhampur city is doing rounds on social media with OTV graphics and logo even as the channel has not aired any such news this year. Neither the TV channel nor its digital platform has published/telecast any sort of news. Some mischief mongers have used the logo and graphics […]

Covid-19 Resurgence: No Budhi Thakurani Yatra In Berhampur This Year
Covid-19 Resurgence: No Budhi Thakurani Yatra In Berhampur This Year

Berhampur: The biennial festival of Goddess Budhi Thakurani in Berhampur of Ganjam district was called off by the Ganjam district administration in view of the rising Covid-19 cases in Odisha and the country. As per reports, while the priests were preparing for installing the ‘Subha Khunti’ (auspicious post), which marks the beginning of the Budhi […]

Odisha: Man Driving Truck In Berhampur Fined Rs 1000 For Not Wearing Helmet
Odisha: Man Driving Truck In Berhampur Fined Rs 1000 For Not Wearing Helmet

Berhampur: In a bizarre incident, a man has been fined Rs 1,000 for driving a truck without wearing a helmet in Berhampur town of Ganjam district. The matter came to light on March 12 after the vehicle owner, identified as Pramod Kumar Swain of G.Jagannathpur area in Berhampur, went to the Regional Transport Officer (RTO), […]

Odisha: Civic Workers Open Fire At Man For Walking Pet Dog In Berhampur Street

Ganjam: In a bizarre incident, two sanitation workers of the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) allegedly opened fire at resident while he was walking his pet dog in a street in Berhampur town on Tuesday night. The man and his dog survived the murderous attack as the solitary bullet missed the target. As per reports, the […]

Covid Restrictions On 'Danda Nacha' Leave Berhampur Artistes High And Dry
Covid Restrictions On 'Danda Nacha' Leave Berhampur Artistes High And Dry

Berhampur: Even as the State government has allowed the Jatra organisers to hold shows subject to a ceiling of 2,000 persons, the Covid-19 restrictions on the famous ‘Danda Nacha’ in Berhampur have left the jatra and opera artistes community of the silk city concerned. The Ganjam district administration on last Tuesday allowed Danda Nacha, religious […]

Berhampur: Budhi Thakurani Yatra Allowed Amid Covid Protocols
Berhampur: Budhi Thakurani Yatra Allowed Amid Covid Protocols

Berhampur: The month-long biennial festival of Goddess Budhi Thakurani in Berhampur of Ganjam district will be held amid strict adherence to all the Covid-19 guidelines laid down by the Centre and State governments. A meeting in this regard was held between the representative of the Yatra Managing Committee and officials of the district administration under […]

Odisha Doctor Accused Of Torturing, Locking Wife In Room For Dowry

Berhampur: A doctor in Berhampur has been accused of torturing his wife for dowry. It is alleged that the doctor, identified as Shanti Bhusan Pathi, also locked up his wife Nibedita in a room of their house. Nibedita has alleged that her husband and her in-laws have been torturing her since her marriage in February […]

Odisha: Man Killed In Attack By Miscreants, Son Critical

Berhampur: In a harrowing incident, a man was killed and his son sustained critical injuries after miscreants attacked them with a sword at Jhadankuli village under Sadar police limits here in Ganjam district on Sunday. Miscreants attacked the duo leaving them critically injured. Both were rushed to MKCG Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared […]

Olive Ridley Turtle
Odisha: ZSI Sea Turtle Research Centre Inaugurated In Gopalpur

Berhampur: A sea turtle research centre of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) was inaugurated at Gopalpur in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Friday to study the endangered Olive Ridley turtles that annually lay millions of eggs along the State’s coast. The centre, named after noted sea turtle expert C S Kar, was inaugurated by ZSI […]

Biju Babu's House
Odisha: Birth Place Of Legendary Statesman Biju Patnaik Reels Under Neglect

Berhampur: The birth anniversary of the legendary leader and former Chief Minister of Odisha Biju Patnaik was celebrated with much pomp and gaiety across the State on Friday. However, the remnants of the Tall Man’s house is fast fading into oblivion due to lack of care and maintenance. It’s nothing less than a travesty to […]

Amputee Woman
OTV Impact: Berhampur Amputee Woman Gets Prosthetic Limbs

Berhampur: A year ago on February 9, 2020, B Sarada’s life changed forever when she met with an accident after a private bus in which she was travelling, came in contact with an 11KV live power transmission wire near Golanthara in Ganjam district. As many as 12 persons were electrocuted to death and over 40 […]

Odisha : IPL Betting Racket Mastermind Arrested From Kolkata

Berhampur: Months of hard work finally paid off for the Berhampur Police when they managed to lay their hands on Dinesh Rathi the mastermind of a major Indian Premier League (IPL) betting syndicate in Odisha, on Thursday. Top police sources said Rathi was nabbed in Kolkata yesterday and brought to Berhampur where he has been […]