Tag: Gajapati

Three persons held for threatening journalist

Paralakhemundi: Three persons including two teachers were arrested by police on charges of threatening a journalist in Paralakhemundi of Gajapati district today. According to reports, on July 18, the accused allegedly issued threats to journalist Rashmiranjan Mishra through phone after he reported a story on rice filled sacks lying abandoned on verandah of a girls’ […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Residents of Gajapati village in despair on nun's return to Spain

Gajapati: Residents of Aliganda village in the district are a shattered lot as they came to know that Spain-born nun Enedina is set to return home as her visa period ended and application for Indian citizenship was declined. The 95-year-old nun, who completed her graduation in medical degree from Madrid Capital Medical College, has been […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Anti-Liqour Protest In Odisha: Locals Oppose Liquor Shop In Paralakhemundi

Paralakhemundi: A large number of locals including women met Gajapati district collector Anupam Saha today and demanded cancelation of the license of a proposed liquor shop near Jangam Sahi in Paralakhemundi. The residents of Jangam Sahi met the district collector and submitted a memorandum flagging concerns that opening of a liquor shop at the proposed […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Dengue cases rise in Sundergarh & Gajapati districts of Odisha

Sundergarh: Despite Odisha government’s claim of taking adequate measures to keep dengue in check, the disease continues to spread its tentacles across several parts of the State. As many as 18 people have been tested positive for dengue in Sundergarh and Gajapati districts. Out of the 16 persons whose blood samples were collected in Sundergarh, […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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New MV Act: Motorcycle dealership in Odisha Slapped Rs 1 Lakh Fine

Paralakhemundi: Selling vehicle without registration proved costly for a vehicle dealership as a whopping Rs 1 lakh penalty was imposed by the office of Gajapati Regional Transport Officer (RTO). As per reports, one Jubinas Bhuyan of Tarbha village under Gumma block of Gajapati had bought a motorcycle from Sitaram Motors in Rayagada. However, the dealer […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Cannabis Plants Worth Crores Torched In Gajapati, Boudh

Gajapati/Boudh: Intensifying the drive against ganja (Dry Cannabis) smuggling in the wake of the harvesting season of the contraband crop, a joint team of Mohana Police and excise department conducted raids in forests near Nijuma and Ruamba villages in Gajapati district and destroyed cannabis plants worth around Rs 15 crore. The total cultivation spread over […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Sans Ambulance Service, Body Carried On Motorcycle In Odisha

Gajapati: Even the dead deserves dignity but it seems the administrative officials in Odisha are yet to wake up and put their acts together to ensure that people do not have to suffer. This was evident after the family members of one Govind Bhuyian of Hatibadi village in Gajapati district had to carry his body […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Organic Farming Is The Only Way Forward In Long Run: Odisha Farmers Show How

Gajapati: While mostly followed chemical intensive farming practices and increased dependency on mechanical solutions have turned out to be profitable for short-term prospects but the realisation of its adverse impacts in the long run seems to have stirred a more likeness towards organic approach in agriculture. In Odisha, some farmers of Liligada and Merapalli panchayats […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Coronavirus Agony: Pregnant Woman Spends 11 Hours On Hospital Verandah In Odisha

Gajapati: A pregnant woman was forced to undergo over 11 hours of painful experience waiting in the verandah of district headquarters hospital in Paralakhemundi of Gajapati on Tuesday after the medical authorities allegedly refused treatment citing she had come from a village which has been declared COVID buffer zone by the administration. The woman, a […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
COVID-19: Complete 3-Day Shutdown In Parts Of Gajapati As Cases Spike

Gajapati: In view of the sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases, Gajapati district administration on Friday announced a complete shutdown in several blocks and one gram panchayat of the district. Collector Anupam Shah informed that the shutdown will be enforced from June 28 for a period of three days in two blocks- Gosani and Gumma, Paralakhemundi […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
COVID-19 Spike: Gajapati District closes borders with Ganjam, AP's Srikakulam district

Gajapati: Worried over rising COVID-19 cases, Gajapati district administration on Friday clamped a complete restriction on the movement of people from the district to Ganjam and Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh. Informing about the development, Gajapati Collector Anupam Saha informed that apart from essential services, no other person will be allowed to move to Ganjam […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Missing Odisha Man Found In Arunachal Hills After Nearly 2 Decades

Gajapati: It was hard to believe for the family members of Jagpati Kargi. But that is how life is – uncertain and full of surprises. Jagpati, a native of Rayagada block in Gajapati district went missing nearly two decades back. Nobody exactly knew where we went and as years passed by and he did not […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Odisha Govt Approves Drinking Water Projects Worth Rs 800.27 Cr

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday approved four mega drinking water projects worth Rs 800.27 crore. The government approved the projects for Malkangiri, Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Gajapati and Cuttack districts, said Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy. The projects will provide drinking water to 6.07 lakh more people in 911 villages in the districts. The Cabinet also […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Ganja Worth Rs 30 Lakh Seized In Odisha, Two Arrested

Gajapati: Two persons were arrested for allegedly smuggling around four quintals of ganja (cannabis) worth Rs 30 lakh from Kalameri village on Chandiput-Luhagudi road under Mohana Police Station in Gajapati district on Sunday. As per reports, the accused duo, identified as Paul Pani and Anugraha Lima of Ranalai village in R Udaygiri of the district, […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Rainfall In Odisha
Rainfall To Subside In Odisha In Two Days, No Flood Threat: SRC

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression formed over north Andhra Pradesh coast has triggered heavy rainfall in various districts of south Odisha, particularly Ganjam and Gajapati. However, the rainfall will subside as there is no warning for the next two days, informed Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena on Wednesday. Three blocks of Ganjam received rainfall over […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021