Foreign devotees can meet Puri Gajapati, Adi Shankaracharya and servitors. Then, they should not be debarred from meeting Lord Jagannath inside the temple, pointed out Lal.
Mahendragiri hill, located 1000 metre above mean sea level, is one of the biological, ecological and archaeological important mountain ecosystems in Odisha.
A Block Development Officer, trekked 10kms through dense forests to understand the problems faced by tribals living in remote and inaccessible areas.The BDO of R. Udayagiri block in Odisha's Gajapati district won the hearts of the local people as no government official has ever visited the village.
A youth allegedly duped several persons to the tune of Rs 15 lakh on fake promise of providing them jobs. The incident has been reported from Nuasahi area under Mohana block in Gajapati district. Accused Mark Pradhan, introduced himself as Ashish Pradhan, had set up Holiness Women’s Welfare Foundation.
An unruly mob charged into a police station and beat cops inside its premises black and blue during a protest on Tuesday (Sept 13). Hundreds of people from six panchayats in Adaba area of Gajapati district launched a dharna and gheraoed the police station.
A vegetable vendor, Krushna Chandra Panda of Adaba village under Gajapati district could not resist his emotions after his daughter’s National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) results were announced on Thursday.
In a major breakthrough, the Andhra Police busted an international sandalwood smuggling racket. The police have arrested 11 members of the gang including four from Odisha. As many as 396 red sandalwood logs weighing 4200 kg worth over Rs 2 crore, two cars, 14 mobile phones and Rs 35,000 were seized from their possession.
The unusual incident was reported from Gangabada Panchayat in Rayagada Block of Gajapati district.
In the absence of a proper concrete bridge, the villagers are forced to risk their lives daily while crossing the Ghodahada river on the rickety bamboo structure.
It is expected that a large number of people working in Andhra Pradesh will return to Gajapati district this month due to the Omicron scare.
The CM also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 37 development projects which will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 819.61 Crore.
Andhra Pradesh government came face to face with Gajapati district officials on Tuesday after the latter sealed off the Anganwadi centre established by the Andhra officials at Manikpatna village in Gajapati district
Enticed by the scheme, the gullible victims even went on to invest bigger amounts ranging up to Rs 18 lakh.
In a major success, Gajapati Police busted a massive drug racket and arrested 26 persons, including seven women in R Udayagiri on Monday (Aug 23). During the operation, police seized 2100 kg ganja (21 quintal) estimated to be worth over Rs 1.5 Crore.
Gajapati: Palpable tension prevailed in Kanteikoli village under Mohana block of the district after police stopped a sorcerer, who was called to ascertain the reason behind death of a person, to perform a puja on Saturday. However, local residents opposed the sorcerer’s arrest and did not allow police vehicle to move out of the village. […]